Publications

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

Denne artikkelen redegjør for utviklingen og situasjonen i Norge når det gjelder gravide som behandles med metadon og buprenorfin.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

The centrally acting muscle relaxant carisoprodol has previously been shown to cause psychomotor impairment and to have a narrow therapeutic range. In Norway, carisoprodol was therefore reclassified to the highest scheduling level from 1 August 2007 and withdrawn from the market on 1 May 2008.  

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM
Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

Health, well-being and coping in young non-western men in Scandinavia experiencing substance abuse and suicidal behaviour.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

Rekrutteringen til randomiserte studier er spesielt vanskelig innen rusmiddelforskning. Et aktuelt eksempel samt løsningsforslag er nylig publisert i en artikkel av 3 forskere på SERAF, stipendiatene Philipp Lobmaier og Nikolaj Kunøe, og professor Helge Waal. 

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

This study investigates the prevalence of QTc prolongation among opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) patients in Oslo in relation to: type of agonist (methadone or buprenorphine), dose, gender and length of treatment.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

Studien baserer seg på opplysninger om utlevering av legemidler på resept meldt inn til Reseptregisteret ved Folkehelseinstituttet fra alle apotek i Norge for året 2004. Det som er studert er utleveringsmønsteret for seks ulike legemidler, tre som regnes som vanedannende og populære i misbrukermiljøer og tre som ikke antas å ha slik egenskap eller popularitet.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

This paper describes drinking patterns in 20 African countries, exploring the extent of abstention, heavy occasional drinking and daily light drinking and how these aspects of drinking are interrelated.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

Addressing substance use disorders effectively requires a long-term approach. Substance abuse treatment is typically of short duration; referring patients to Twelve Step based self-help groups (TSGs) - e.g. Narcotics Anonymous, represents a promising complementary recovery resource. 

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

The proportion of Norwegians on disability pension has doubled since the 1980s, which pose both economical and societal challenges to the society. The phenomenon has raised the interest of research into the sickness absence and disability pension field.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

The study investigates how age of opioid users is related to cause of death prior to, during and after opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) in Norway.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

I denne artikkelen undersøker vi grunnlaget for statistikken og drøfter problemene med å beregne antall dødsfall forårsaket av illegalt stoffmisbruk.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

I denne artikkelen følger vi 38 gravide kvinner i LAR som fikk barn i 2005 og 2006. Kvinnene er fulgt gjennom graviditet, ved fødsel og etter tre måneder.  

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

Artikkelen gir et oppdatert bilde av forskningen på selvhjelpsgrupper , og anbefaler at det å henvise pasienter til selvhjelpsgrupper blir en sentral del av den vurdering som gjøres i den terapeutiske prosessen for disse pasientene.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

Naltrexone is an opioid antagonist which effectively blocks heroin effects. Since opioid dependence treatment with naltrexone tablets suffers from high dropout rates, several depot injections and implants are under investigation. Sustained-release formulations are claimed to be effective, but a systematic review of the literature is lacking.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

The objective of this study was to investigate whether health care utilization due to somatic disease decreased during OMT, and if so, whether the reduction included all kinds of diseases and whether a reduction was related to abstinence from drug use.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

This study investigates mortality reductions in an "intention-to-treat" perspective including all dropouts. 

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

This study was undertaken to determine whether HCV combination therapy with pegylated interferon -2a plus ribavirin is feasible, efficient and safe in this patient group.

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in Norway emphasizes rehabilitation and control with strict intake criteria and rules for involuntary termination. Consequently, the programme should be characterized as high threshold and restrictive, which is somewhat out of tune with the general European trend towards harm reduction and diversity

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Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM
Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM
Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM

A Pilot Study

Published Jan. 27, 2012 11:59 AM