93990 - Environment, Drugs and Health

Academic Year 2023/2024

  • Moduli: Andrea Tarozzi (Modulo 1) Andrea Tarozzi (Modulo 2)
  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures (Modulo 1) Traditional lectures (Modulo 2)
  • Campus: Rimini
  • Corso: Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Wellness, Sport and Health (cod. 5813)

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course the student acquires knowledges about: - basic pharmacology and toxicology for the prevention and maintenance of health in relation to environment and lifestyles, across the lifespan; - the various relationship issues between drug use and objective and subjective factors of wellness and health as well as life quality.

Course contents


Concepts of hazard, risk and safety for human health

Natural and built environment affecting human health

Hazard identification, risk perception, risk and safety management


How drugs act in individuals

Factors modifying the effects of drugs: age, gender, life style and diseases

Pharmacological and toxicological aspects of drug abuse


Concepts of QoL, objective and subjective Well-being

Quantitative measurement: human development index, world happiness report and other measures


The file of the lessons are available at AMS Campus -AlmaDL - University of Bologna : http://campus.unibo.it [http://campus.unibo.it/]

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars

Assessment methods

The final exam will consist of a written test. Four themes will be selected from a predefined list related to the topics covered in Module 1 (Environment and health) and Module 2 (Drugs and health) courses, which you can access via UNIBO's virtual spaces (https://virtuale.unibo.it/ ).

The student will have 80 minutes to complete the written test on https://eol.unibo.it/ .

The final mark is the sum of the score obtained for each theme. The maximum score for each theme is 8. A final score of 31 or higher is praised.

To take the exam, you need to register on Almaesami (https://almaesami.unibo.it/almaesami/welcome.htm ).

*The theme is a short description of specific topic


Teaching tools

PC, websites.

The file of the lessons are available at AMS Campus -AlmaDL - University of Bologna : http://campus.unibo.it [http://campus.unibo.it/]

Office hours

See the website of Andrea Tarozzi