SERAFs grant from the Research Council of Norway enables SERAF to perform clinical addiction research at an international level and contributes to a more sufficient, evidence-based treatment of addiction disorders.
To meet the request from the research council we have significantly increased our alcohol research. We conduct extensive dissemination of addiction research through publications, lectures, courses, supervision and teaching of master and PhD students.
SERAF has a broad national and international network in the field of clinical addiction research.
Social connections and quality of life in recovery
Mar. 5, 2019 10:40 AM
Treatment for a substance use disorder can be challenging, whether residential or outpatient. Having a social network that provides emotional and functional support and that specifically supports abstinence can be vital to staying in treatment.
Prison inmates’ quality of life, exercise, and drug use
Mar. 4, 2019 3:30 PM
The Norwegian Offender Mental Health and Addiction Study (NORMA), led by Anne Bukten of SERAF/OUS, is one of the largest surveys in the world.
Opioid pain medication in three Nordic countries
Feb. 8, 2019 3:09 PM
The North American opioid epidemic began with over-prescription of the powerful pain medication oxycodone for chronic non-cancer pain.
- Stimulant medication for ADHD in opioid maintenance treatment Dec. 1, 2014 12:02 PM
- From methadone to buprenorphine: Changes during a 10 year period within a national opioid maintenance treatment programme Sep. 18, 2014 3:33 PM
- Motivational intervention to enhance post-detoxification 12-Step group affiliation: a randomized controlled trial Sep. 18, 2014 3:24 PM