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21 Jun 2021

Cancer a compelling reason to cut alcohol, and drink counting helps

A new study comparing different ways of encouraging people to reduce their alcohol intake has found telling people alcohol causes cancer makes them want to drink less, and encouraging them to count their drinks helps them do it.


4 Jun 2021

Sexual assault in social settings can take many different forms

Researchers from the research institute NOVA at OsloMet and the Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies have examined the extent of these kinds of assaults at parties among young people and how they happen.


5 May 2021

Gambling: a sure bet? The global challenges facing young people

As the pandemic escalates global economic crises and behaviours shift further online, the expansion of gambling poses additional risks, especially to young people who face an increasingly uncertain future.


5 May 2021

EMCDDA releases third trendspotter study on COVID-19 and drugs

The report explores the situation in the EU Member States from June 2020 to February 2021, particularly changes in drug markets, patterns of use, harms and drug services, both in the community and in prisons.

Research blog

Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (NAD) is a peer-reviewed journal for social science research into alcohol and drugs as well as other substances and behaviours, such as gambling, gaming, eating, and smoking. Here you will find short summaries of the articles published in the jounal.

NAD 2/2021

This issue includes the following themes

Revisiting some concepts and events in Sweden’s prohibitionist drug policy model, substance use among young people in Norway who smoke and [...]

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