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Over 40 scientists at the University of Gothenburg perform research on addictive behaviour, mainly alcohol- and drug-dependence.

Below is a selection of peer-reviewed articles written by members of the CERA network.

Berglund K, Balldin J, Berggren U, Gerdner A, Fahlke C (2013) Childhood maltreatment affects the serotonergic system in male alcohol dependent individuals. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37:757–762. doi: 10.1111/acer.12023.

Dahlberg, M. & Anderberg, M. (2013). The hidden population: Some methodological issues about estimation of problematic drug use. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Volume 30, Issue 3, 149–166. doi: 10.2478/nsad-2013-0011.

Dahlgren A, Wargelius H-L, Berglund KJ, Fahlke C, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Oreland L, Berggren U, Balldin J (2011). Do alcohol-dependent individuals with DRD2 A1 allele have an increased risk of relapse? A pilot study. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 46:509-513.
doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agr045.

Fahlke C, Berggren U, Berglund KJ, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Engel AJ, Balldin J (2012) Neuroendocrine assessment of serotonergic, dopaminergic and noradrenergic functions in alcohol-dependent individuals. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 36:97-10.
doi: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01598.x.

Hagsand, A. (2014). Alcohol-intoxicated eyewitnesses’ memory. Doctoral dissertation. University of Gothenburg. Gothenburg, Sweden: INEKO.

Hildebrand Karlén, M., Roos af Hjelmsäter, E., Fahlke, C., Granhag, P.A., Söderpalm-Gordh, A. (2014). Alcohol intoxicated eyewitnesses’ memory of intimate partner violence. Psychology, Crime, and Law. doi: 10.1080/1068316X.2014.951644

Hensing G (2012). The health consequences of alcohol and drug abuse: Health in Sweden: The National Public Health Report 2012. Chapter 11. Scand J Public Health, 40(9 Suppl):211-28.
doi: 10.1177/1403494812459608.

Hensing G, Holmgren K, Mårdby AC (2011). Harmful alcohol habits were no more common in a sample of newly sick-listed Swedish women and men compared with a random population sample. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 46(4):471-7. doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agr033.

Lindqvist AS, Moberg T, Ehrnborg C, Eriksson BO, Fahlke C, Rosén T (2013) Increased mortality rate and suicide in Swedish former elite male athletes in power sports. Scandinavia Journal of Medicine Science Sports, 1-6. doi: 10.1111/sms.12122.

Lindqvist AS, Moberg T, Eriksson BO, Ehrnborg C, Rosén T, Fahlke C (2013). A retrospective 30-year follow-up study of former Swedish-elite male athletes in power sports with a past anabolic androgenic steroids use: A focus on mental health. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47:965-969. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2012-091340.

Morin J, Wiktorsson S, Marlow T, Olesen PJ, Skoog I, Waern M (2013). Alcohol use disorder in elderly suicide attempters: a comparison study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 21(2):196-203. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2012.10.020.

Persson de Fine Licht K. (2014) Responsibility and Health: Explanation-Based Perspectives. Doctoral dissertation. University of Gothenburg. Gothenburg, Sweden.

Petersson, FJ (2013). Excusing exclusion: Accounting for rule-breaking and sanctions in a Swedish methadone clinic. Int J Drug Policy, 24(6):e99-e104. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2013.10.001.

Punzi, H. E., & Fahlke, C. (2014) Co-occurring self-reported behavioral problems in a Substance use disorder (SUDS) treatment population: Treatment perspective. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, in press.

Rangmar, J., Hjern, A., Vinnerljung, B., Strömland, K., Aronson, M., Fahlke, C. (2014). Psychosocial Outcomes of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Adulthood. Journal of Pediatrics, in press.

Stålheim J, Lange L, Berggren U, Fahlke C (2013) Substance use patterns in persons with psychosis. Mental Health and Substance Use, 6:1-10. doi: 10.1080/17523281.2012.759129

Stålheim, J., Tidefors, I., & Fahlke, C. (2014). Mentalization and affect regulation as reflected in interviews with men diagnosed with psychosis and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Use, doi: 10.1080/17523281.2014.939219.

Waern M, Marlow T, Morin J, Ostling S, Skoog I (2013). Secular changes in at-risk drinking in Sweden: birth cohort comparisons in 75-year-old men and women 1976-2006. Age Ageing, 43 (6). doi: 10.1093/ageing/aft136.

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