Search for dissertations about: "addiction treatment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the words addiction treatment.

  1. 1. Treatment repeaters : re-entry in care for clients with substance use disorder within the Swedish addiction treatment system

    Author : Robert Grahn; Lena Lundgren; Mojgan Padyab; Kristina Berglund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; addiction treatment; treatment repeaters; substance use disorder; compulsory care; register database study; Sweden; chronic condition; drop-out; continuing care; bio-psycho-social;

    Abstract : According to the regulations contained in the Social Services Act (SFS 2001:453), Swedish social services have a legal responsibility to provide support, care, and treatment for individuals with substance use problems.  This law mandate those who are responsible to provide treatment to motivate drug users to actively seek treatment on a voluntary basis, ensuring an end to their dependence on drugs. READ MORE

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

    Author : Eva Samuelsson; Jan Blomqvist; Lena Hübner; Lisa Wallander; Ingrid Sahlin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; substance use; treatment; practitioners’ perceptions; social services; regional healthcare; factorial survey; multi-level analysis; focus group interviews; discourse analysis; Sweden; Social Work; socialt arbete;

    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

  3. 3. Compulsive sexual behavior disorder: clinical characteristics and treatment with Naltrexone

    Author : Josephine Savard; Jussi Jokinen; Katarina Görts Öberg; Cecilia Dhejne; Andreas Chatzittofis; Soili Lehto; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; compulsive sexual behavior disorder; Naltrexone; Fluoxetine; hypersexual disorder; sexual addiction; interpersonal violence; suicidal behavior; impulsivity; treatment; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background: Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder (CSBD) is characterized by sexual preoccupation and loss of control of sexual behaviors causing distress, negative consequences, and impairment. Despite its high prevalence, the condition is understudied in terms of background factors and treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. From social drinking to alcohol addiction : Decision making and its neural substrates along a spectrum from social drinking to alcohol addiction

    Author : Hanna Karlsson; Irene Perini; Markus Heilig; Bo Söderpalm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; alcohol; heavy drinking; alcohol addiction; decision making; alcohol choice; fMRI; rTMS;

    Abstract : For a minority of alcohol users, the initial sip of alcohol marks the start of a life-threatening process. This thesis studies cognitive mechanisms pertinent to alcohol addiction and its development, using a spectrum of individuals that range from healthy social drinkers, through people with hazardous use, to those suffering from alcohol addiction. READ MORE

  5. 5. A National Swedish Methadone Program 1966-1989

    Author : Leif Grönbladh; Lars Gunne; Ulf Rydberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; heroin addiction; methadone maintenance treatment; rehabilitation; mortality; criminality and prostitution; retention; HIV-protection; treatment strategy; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Methadone Maintenance treatment of compulsive opioid addiction was started by the study of Dole and Nyswander (1965) and has subsequently been replicated in programs throughout the world. Methadone treatment has become the most effective modality for the treatment of chronic heroin addiction. READ MORE