Search for dissertations about: "drug abuse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words drug abuse.

  1. 1. Psychoactive prescription drug use disorders, misuse and abuse Pharmacoepidemiological aspects

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Micaela Tjäderborn; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychoactive prescription drugs; psychotropic drugs; prescription drug use disorders; prescription drug misuse; abuse; pharmacovigilance; drug utilization; pharmacoepidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: There is a widespread and increasing use of psychoactive prescription drugs, such as opioid analgesics, anxiolytics, hypnotics and anti-epileptics, but their use is associated with a risk of drug use disorder, misuse and abuse. Today, these are globally recognized and emerging public health concerns. READ MORE

  2. 2. Use and misuse of sedative drugs and related substances - Findings in the general population and in individuals with opioid dependence

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Tove Abrahamsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Substance use; Sedatives; Anxiolytics; Hypnotics; Prescription drug miuse; Benzodiazepines; Z-drugs; Pregabalin; Self-assessed health; Quality of life; Opioid dependence; Opiate maintenance treatment; Mortality;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Receptbelagda lugnande läkemedel används i behandling av framför allt ångest och sömnbesvär och har i det sammanhanget stor betydelse. Dessvärre kan beroende av dessa läkemedel utvecklas. Det förekommer även så kallad felanvändning av dessa läkemedel, d.v. READ MORE

  3. 3. Brain glycine receptors as a common target for alcohol and the relapse-preventing drug acamprosate - a preclinical study

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Pei Pei Chau; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alcoholism; Acamprosate; Glycine receptor; Preclinical study; Dopamine; Ethanol;

    Abstract : Alcohol abuse and dependence make up the most prevalent categories of substance use disorders in the world. Converging evidence from the current research group has identified two receptor populations, the glycine (GlyRs) and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) in the mesolimbic dopamine system, as two potentially important targets for the development of new medication to treat alcohol dependence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychoanalytic Conceptions of the Mind in Drug Abusers: Methods Exploring Personality Disorders, Traits, and Defense Mechanisms

    University dissertation from Institutionen för psykologi, Lunds universitet

    Author : Kristian Aleman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; PD; Drug abuse; psychosis; Psychology; Psykologi; DSM-III-R; psychoanalysis; KAPP; ASPD; DMTm;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present thesis was to explore the theoretical and clinical implications of personality disorders (PDs), personality traits, and defense mechanisms in drug abusers diagnosed with psychosis and PDs. The prospect was, via four empirical studies and one paper of discussing methodology, to increase the psychodynamic understanding, which might improve the precision in planning treatments for drug abusers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Enhancing Health Among Drug Users in Prison

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Anne H Berman; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; drug use; prison; screening; auricular acupuncture; cognitive-behavioral treatment; psychiatric co-morbidity; existential issues; health; risk management; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : Four interrelated studies on drug users in prison are presented within the framework of a proposed model for approaching the enhancement of health for persons that builds on an existential view of prisoners’ needs, as well as the risk management and “good lives” perspectives. Risk management is the major focus in current offender rehabilitation based on research on “what works,” which has shown that focusing treatment on risk factors termed “criminogenic needs,” such as impulsivity, poor family relations and drug abuse, reduces recidivism by 10-15 percentage points. READ MORE