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Perceptions of addictions as societal problems in Canada, Sweden, Finland and St. Petersburg, Russia

Holma, Kari; Koski-Jannes, Anja; Raitasalo, Kirsimarja; Blomqvist, Jan; Pervova, Irina; Cunningham, John


Aims: This study reports on the relative gravity people attribute to various addictive behaviors with respect to other societal concerns in four northern populations with different history, social policy and treatment alternatives for addicted individuals. Methods: Random population surveys were conducted in Canada, Sweden, Finland and St. Petersburg, Russia. In Finland and Sweden, the survey was conducted by mail, in Canada and St. Petersburg by phone. As a part of this survey, the respondents...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: European Addiction Research
DOI: 10.1159/000323278


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