Search for dissertations about: "Substance use"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 236 swedish dissertations containing the words Substance use.

  1. 1. Use or Misuse? Addiction Care Practitioners’ Perceptions of Substance Use and Treatment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Work, Stockholm University

    Author : Eva Samuelsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; substance use; treatment; practitioners’ perceptions; social services; regional healthcare; factorial survey; multi-level analysis; focus group interviews; discourse analysis; Sweden; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis has been to study boundary-making in addiction care practitioner’s perceptions of substance use and treatment. The four papers are based on three data collections in Swedish outpatient addiction care: a) a survey conducted in 2006 (n=655), b) a factorial survey using randomly constructed vignettes conducted in 2011 (n=474), and c) a focus group interview study from 2013 (n=30) with a sample of the respondents from the factorial survey. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Substance Use and Violence Influence of Alcohol, Illicit Drugs and Anabolic Androgenic Steroids on Violent Crime and Self-directed Violence

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lena Lundholm; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Substance abuse; violent crime; violent suicide; anabolic androgenic steroids;

    Abstract : Interpersonal violence and suicide are major health concerns, leading to premature death, extensive human suffering and staggering monetary costs. Although violent behaviour has multiple causes, it is well known that acute substance intake and abuse increase the risks of both interpersonal and self-directed violence. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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; [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 : Background: Prescription sedatives are efficient in the treatment of anxiety and sleeping disorders, but are associated with a risk of misuse and dependence, as well as an increased risk of accidents, injuries and overdoses, both in the general population and especially in individuals with other substance misuse. The present thesis aims to investigate prescription sedative use and misuse in two kinds of samples - in the general population, with focus on its association with subjective health and quality life, and in the subpopulation of individuals with opioid dependence, with focus on treatment outcome in opioid maintenance treatment and mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychological factors associated with substance use in adolescents

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Ineko AB

    Author : Mattias Gunnarsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adolescent; Tobacco; alcohol; illicit drugs; mental health; personality; risk factors; substance use;

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