Search for dissertations about: "Illicit drugs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words Illicit drugs.

  1. 1. Margins of Prevention - On Older Adolescents' Positive and Negative Beliefs about Illicit Drug Use

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för socialt arbete - Socialhögskolan

    Author : Patrik Karlsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Illicit drugs; adolescents; prevention; margins for change; beliefs; perceptions; expectancies; positive; negative; risk; pleasure; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This study explores older adolescents’ positive and negative beliefs about illicit drug use from a preventive perspective. By positive beliefs is meant positive expectancies and benefit perceptions. By negative beliefs is meant negative expectancies and risk perceptions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Traffic and drowning incidents with emphasis on the presence of alcohol and drugs

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kristin Ahlm; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Traffic incidents; drivers; passenger; drowning; alochol; pharmaceuptical; illicit drugs; suicidal drowning; mental disorder; Forensic Medicine; rättsmedicin;

    Abstract : Worldwide, fatal traffic injuries and drowning deaths are important problems. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the cirumstances of fatal and non-fatal traffic injuries and drowning deaths in Sweden including analysis of the presence of alcohol and drugs, which are considered to be major risk factors for these events. READ MORE

  3. 3. Substance use in adolescents and young adults: Interactions of drugs of abuse and the role of parents and peers in early onset of substance use

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Jonas Berge; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Substance use; Alcohol; Tobacco; Cannabis; Illicit drugs; Adolescents; Young adults;

    Abstract : Background: Misuse of substances is a major contributor to disability and mortality worldwide. The use of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs in adolescence and young adulthood are well-known risk factors for subsequent substance-related harms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fluorescent quantum dots and graphene-based sensors for forensic applications

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Johnny Jussi; Ying Fu; Simon Dunne; Qin Wang; Ingemar Petermann; Xin Wang; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Graphene; Quantum Dots; Blood; Forensics; Drugs; Biologisk fysik; Biological Physics;

    Abstract : A key emerging concept within the forensic sciences today areportable measurementdevices, where a much more efficient usage of the resources involved with crime-solving is possible if confirmatory measurements can be realised directly at a crimescene with such devices. Today, the majority of the presently used methods duringcriminal investigation at a crime scene involves measurements of a presumptivenature, which is a vital tool as it enables the screening of samples. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drugonomics Industrial Organization of Illegal Drug Markets

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Alberto J. Naranjo R.; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Illegal behavior; law enforcement; conflict; drugs; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Insurgents, drug lords and anti-drug supply policies in the Andes. The United States has spent enormous resources on supply policies to decrease illegal drug production in the Andes and availability in the U.S. market. READ MORE