Scaffolding recovery from alcohol and drug addiction through systematic engagement with pro-recovery online communities, Ph.D. | University of Dundee | Dundee, United Kingdom
36 months
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20895 GBP/year
4825 GBP/year
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The aim of the Scaffolding recovery from alcohol and drug addiction through systematic engagement with pro-recovery online communities at University of Dundee is to demonstrate the added value that engagement with online support generates in terms of the following outcomes: recovery capital, physical and psychological health, quality of life, commitment to sobriety, as well as abstinence.

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Overview

Context

Substance use disorders exact a huge toll on individuals, their families and the community at large. This manifests as increased physical and psychological morbidity and mortality, and greater involvement in crime. Other effects include social exclusion and stigma, neglect, abuse, and removal of children, and a diminished contribution to the community and society. 

There is strong evidence for the ameliorative effects of treatment, including residential treatment, and growing evidence for the importance of recovery-oriented aftercare. This includes emerging evidence about involvement in online pro-recovery communities. 

This Scaffolding recovery from alcohol and drug addiction through systematic engagement with pro-recovery online communities at University of Dundee will assess recovery pathways for alcohol and drug problems across diverse populations, including adults from structurally vulnerable populations.

Programme Structure

  •  Methodologies used in the project include thematic and computerised linguistic analyses of social media data (online engagement data) and analysis of cross-sectional and longitudinal survey data from vulnerable populations in England and Scotland.
  •  In the final stage of the project, the evidence collected will be used to develop an integrated pro-recovery model of online engagement which can predict the likelihood of positive identity change and sustained recovery and can be used to inform effective program design for health practitioners. An evidence-based approach will be used to develop a model of online support that would assertively link those leaving residential treatment to a moderated online recovery support community that will focus on building belonging and positive identity.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Other requirements

General requirements

Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a relevant discipline.

In certain circumstances we may ask you to spend a year completing our Master's degree in Psychological Research Methods before you commence your doctoral research. The decision about the suitability of your qualifications is made by the potential supervisor and the schools postgraduate advisor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20895 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20895 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4825 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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