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SoAP promotes advances in research, professional training, and clinical practice within the broad range of addictive behaviors including problematic use of alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs and disorders involving gambling, eating, sexual behavior, or spending. Membership includes a subscription to the peer-reviewed journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors and the newsletter of the Division.
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TAN
The Addictions Newsletter (TAN),
Summer 2014

The latest news and insights about SoAP, addiction research, and more.
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An Invitation for YOU! 12 symposia, grant-writing workshop, a roundtable discussion, social hours, and poster session. See you there!!!
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SoAP's 2014 Convention Program Collaborative and SoAP-sponsored symposia and poster presentations. Check it out!!
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Student & Trainee Perspectives
Students and trainees share their experience, thoughts, concerns and ideas in various topics.
Student and Trainee Perspectives
The 2nd Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction meeting in Atlanta (Feb 28 - Mar 1) was a huge success. Thanks to all attendees!
special column: Where do We Come From? What are We? Where are We Going?
Frederick Rotgers, President of SoAP



John F. Kelly
President of SoAP


It’s hard to believe that I’m already writing my final column for TAN as your SoAP President. It’s been an immensely rewarding task steering the SoAP ship for the past twelve months. I’ve learned a lot and I have appreciated the opportunity enormously. The future, for sure, is always uncertain, but as Abraham Lincoln implies, as an organization we are likely to be better off being proactive rather than reactive. Perhaps the biggest challenges we’ve faced during the past twelve months have been trying to regain our Certificateof Proficiencyin the Treatment of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders and ensuring the success of our mid-year conference, the Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction (CPA).

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