Address: Calwerstraße 14
72076 Tübingen

Person profile: 07071 29-82311

Fax number: 07071 29-4141

Section for Addiction Medicine and Addiction Research

The Section for Addiction Medicine and Addiction Research is part of the University Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Division of General Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. We help you with tobacco, alcohol or medication addiction as well as addiction to illegal drugs or behavioural addictions.


Prof. Dr. Anil Batra


Sylwia Mleczko

Phone number: +49 7071 29-82313

Fax number: 07071 29-5384

E-mail address: sucht@med.uni-tuebingen.de


Telephone hotline for addiction problems

The Addiction Medicine and Research Section also offers addiction consultations over the phone in times of Corona crisis.

+49 7071 29-82313

Monday - Wednesday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Consumption Control

Our online programme informs, accompanies and supports you with information, exercises and - if you wish - a stop-smoking programme.

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IRIS platform

The online counselling programme provides support in abstaining from alcohol and tobacco during pregnancy.

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Silent addiction

The online platform informs, clarifies and gives valuable assistance,
around the way from the medicine dependence to facilitate.

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Research focus

Tobacco Dependence

  • Psychological characterization of smoker profiles
  • Effectiveness of psychotherapeutic methods in tobacco cessation
  • New pharmacotherapies for tobacco dependence
  • Genetic basis of nicotine dependence

Alcohol dependence

  • Genetic basis of alcohol dependence
  • Pharmacotherapy with opiate receptor antagonists

Drug dependence

  • Detoxification in low-dose benzodiazepine dependence

Dependence on illegal drugs

  • Effectiveness of psychoeducation in the context of inpatient detoxification
  • Cognitive performance impairment in cannabis dependence

Behavioural addictions

  • Treatment procedures for addiction to online role-playing games


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Further education

Curriculum Tobacco Dependence and Cessation

theoretical basis, knowledge and skills in motivation and treatment of smokers.

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Curriculum Internet and Computer Game Addiction

To provide concrete strategies for the diagnosis, motivation and treatment of people with an Internet / computer game addiction.

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Tübingen Addiction Therapy Days

Our annual event on the topic. Find out about the current date and the program:

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Certificates and Associations