The faculty of Pharmacy and Drug Manufacturing, in collaboration with Bedaya Club, held a seminar on ” Drug Addiction” on Tuesday 2/5/2017. The seminar was given by Dr. Islam Al-Hamroshy, a Psychiatrist at Al-Abbasiya Psychiatric Hospital. The seminar was held under the supervision of Prof. Maged El-Ghazouly, the faculty Dean and Dr. Ingy ElSoudany, the Leader of the faculty student activities. Faculty members, teaching assistants and a large number of the faculty students were keen to attend the seminar. The seminar discussed the following points:
- An introduction to drug addiction.
- Addiction and reward pathways.
- Stages of addiction.
- Drug withdrawal symptoms.
A comparison between the alcohol and drug addiction and their damaging effects on health.