publication . Doctoral thesis . 2010

Hazardous alcohol use and alcohol use disorders in women : characteristics and vulnerability factors

Magnusson, Åsa;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
The overall aim of this thesis was to study vulnerability factors associated with hazardous alcohol consumption during pregnancy and alcohol use disorders among Swedish women. Different risk-factors and characteristics were studied, and examined for their ability to discriminate or identify different subtypes (type I/late onset and type II/early onset) of alcohol dependence ( alcoholism ). In study I, an RCT at ANC in Stockholm (control, n = 156, intervention, n =147) we examined the ability of Swedish antenatal care to identify alcohol-related risk pregnancies, and the utility of some tools that could improve its performance (AUDIT, TLFB and biomarkers). In stu...
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free text keywords: MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES, MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP
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