Although ubiquitous globally, psychotic disorders show strong social gradients by both individual attributes and geographical region, established via ground-breaking psychiatric epidemiology beginning in the U.S. and subsequently exported to Europe and beyond. Despite almost a century of research on this topic, persistent inequalities in the risk of psychotic disorders by both person and place remain, with potentially vital implications for etiology, public health and service provision.
Mapping the heterogeneity of responses to potential trauma.
Opportunities and challenges for research into the social determinants of health and health disparities
Norsk narkotikapolitikk er i radikal endring. Bruk og besittelse av narkotika blir snart avkriminalisert. De såkalte «brukerorganisasjonene», som består av folk med egne erfaringer med skadelig rusbruk, spiller en stadig viktigere rolle i denne prosessen. PROMENTA-partnerne ved Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi belyser dette, blant annet med basis i teori om såkalte «lay experts» og deres rolle i politikkutviklingen.
Happiness and well-being have emerged as important study subjects within and across many fields of research. A major driving force behind this is the association with physical and mental health and its pivotal role in socioeconomic issues and economic development. With the increased interest in the importance of well-being it is critically important to understand and reveal sources of individual differences.
The Costs and Consequences of Spending Time Alone in Childhood and Adolescence
How is aberrant brain development related to adolescent mental health?
How can we reduce the burden associated with adolescent mental illness?
As part of the PROMENTA lecture series, we are honored to invite you to this exciting lecture by Oliver P. John.
How should we understand positive personality development across the lifespan?
Is educational success already determined at birth?