Search for dissertations about: "Alcohol use disorder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words Alcohol use disorder.

  1. 1. Methodological and clinical evaluation of the alcohol marker phosphatidylethanol (PEth)

    Author : Lisa Walther; Avdelningen för klinisk kemi och farmakologi; []
    Keywords : alcohol; alcohol marker; alcohol use disorder; phosphatidylethanol; PEth; phosphatidylcholine; alcohol use; gastric bypass; LC-MS MS;

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  2. 2. Women's alcohol and drug use. Risk indicators from everyday life

    Author : Christina Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Alcohol; substance use; drinking context; patterns of everyday occupations; epidemiology; women;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore how various aspects of everyday life, measured using self-reported experiences from childhood, adolescence and adulthood were associated with alcohol and drug use in a population-based sample of Swedish women. Methods: The thesis is based on data from the “Women and Alcohol in Gothenburg” project, a Swedish three-wave longitudinal, population-based, multi-purpose study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Predictors of Alcohol Misuse : Role of MAOA Genotype, Methylation, Transcription, and Negative and Positive Environmental factors

    Author : Megha Bendre; Kent Nilsson; Erika Comasco; Ingrid Nylander; Mia Ericson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Alcohol; AUD; MAOA; methylation; expression; early-life stress; maltreatment; parent–child relationship; gene–environment interactions.; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Alcohol misuse is a risk factor for alcohol use disorder (AUD). Gene-environment interactions contribute to the risk or resilience for AUD. A functional polymorphism in the promoter of the monoamine oxidase A gene (MAOA-uVNTR), in interaction with negative environment (Eneg), is associated with alcohol misuse and AUD. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early life experiences and alcohol use in youth : An emerging role of the Vesicular Glutamate Transporters

    Author : Maria Vrettou; Erika Comasco; Ingrid Nylander; Kent W. Nilsson; Åsa Wallén-Mackenzie; Roberto Ciccocioppo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : alcohol; early-life stress; brain; early adulthood; expression; DNA methylation; glutamate; Vesicular Glutamate Transporters;

    Abstract : Initiation of alcohol consumption usually takes place during adolescence, a period characterized by a plethora of physical and emotional changes. Towards early adulthood, hazardous drinking patterns can emerge and potentially lead to the development of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). READ MORE

  5. 5. Treating alcohol use disorder on the internet

    Author : Magnus Johansson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background Alcohol use disorders are highly prevalent worldwide, but most of the people with such disorders are never treated. Internet interventions are effective in reducing alcohol consumption and could help overcome some of the reasons for why people do not seek or receive treatment. READ MORE