Tagged: Psychology

REPORT: Beliefs and Problem Recognition among High-Risk Alcohol Users

Further research to understand the mechanisms by which continuum beliefs may promote more accurate alcohol use self-evaluation and its potential for behaviour change is warranted. The role of continuum beliefs may have important consequences for alcohol-related messaging and interventions seeking to promote self-change or help-seeking…

REPORT: Alcohol Use Disorder and Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder are schizophrenia spectrum disorders that cause significant disability. People with these schizophrenia spectrum disorders have high rates of co-occurring substance use disorder, including alcohol use disorder (AUD), and it contributes to worse outcomes than for those who do not have co-occurring substance use disorder…

REPORT: Working Memory Modulates Attentional Capture by Reward-Related Stimuli

The results highlight the role of executive-control processes in modulating distraction by reward-related stimuli. The study’s findings have implications for understanding the neurocognitive processes involved in real-life conditions in which reward-related stimuli may influence behavior, such as addiction…

NEWS: Already Smell Of Alcohol Affects Behavior

The smell of alcohol appears to reduce people’s level of control over their behavior, according to research published in the journal Psychopharmacology. Research carried out at Edge Hill University in the UK suggests that even the smell of alcohol may make it harder for people to control their behavior, suggesting that it could attract people to consume…

BLOG: Fake Free At European Prevention Conference

Fake Free as innovative prevention approach easily starts a lot of interesting conversations and blows a lot of minds, even among some of the leading people in the field of prevention. Viktor shares two lessons learned from presenting the Fake Free prevention approach at the European prevention conference…