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SSA Qualitative Methods Series

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On Friday 6 March 2020, the SSA sponsored a one-day conference on conducting qualitative addiction research.

The resulting videos were released weekly during June and July 2020 and provide a useful resource for any qualitative addictions researcher looking to develop their skills and careers.

Society for the Study of Addiction Qualitative Methods Series

In a new series to promote interest in, and understanding of, qualitative addiction research, SSA will upload one video every week from the recent qualitative methods conference. This series will provide a useful resource for qualitative addictions researchers, and will feature interviews and lectures from four leading UK-based researchers. Find out more here.

Qualitative Methods in Addiction Research: A One Day Masterclass

London, United Kingdom,

Qualitative Methods in Addiction Research: A One Day Masterclass by the Society for the Study of Addiction in association with Kings College London.

The aim is to stimulate further interest in, and understanding of, qualitative methods in the addiction field. The day will be structured around lectures by four leading UK-based qualitative researchers, who will each showcase one of their own qualitative projects.

Taking a Stand: An Untapped Strategy to Reduce Waterpipe Smoking in Adolescents

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Rathi Ramji, Maria Nilsson, Bengt Arnetz, Ywonne Wiklund & Judy Arnetz (2019) Taking a Stand: An Untapped Strategy to Reduce Waterpipe Smoking in Adolescents, Substance Use & Misuse, 54:3, 514-524, DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2018.1521429
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Waterpipe smoking (otherwise known as shisha, hookah, narghile, goza, and hubble bubble ) is an increasing global health concern with evidence suggesting particularly high prevalence amongst adolescents.

Despite clear evidence for the negative impact of waterpipe smoking, it remains unclear how young people perceive the potential harm.

European Society for Social Drug Research

Riga, Latvia,

The ESSD was founded in 1990 as an association of European social scientists working on drug issues. Its principal aim is to promote social science approaches (especially qualitative research) to drug research, with special reference to the situation in Europe.

Prenatal Marijuana Use: Perspectives of Pregnant Women

Citation
Chang, Judy C., Jill A. Tarr, Cynthia L. Holland, Natacha M. De Genna, Gale A. Richardson, Keri L. Rodriguez, Jeanelle Sheeder et al. "Beliefs and attitudes regarding prenatal marijuana use: Perspectives of pregnant women who report use." Drug and Alcohol Dependence (2019).
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Marijuana is the drug most commonly used by pregnant women. Understanding the beliefs, attitudes and experience of marijuana use during pregnancy will help practitioners design motivational intervention for women.

Overcoming Clinician and Parent Ambivalence: General Practitioners' Support of Children of Parents with Physical or Mental Illness and/or Substance Abuse

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Hafting M, Gullbrå F, Anderssen N, Rørtveit G, Smith-Sivertsen T and van Doesum K (2019) Overcoming Clinician and Parent Ambivalence: General Practitioners’ Support of Children of Parents With Physical or Mental Illness and/or Substance Abuse. Front. Psychiatry 9:724. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00724
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Children who are next of kin to parents with physical or mental illness and/or substance abuse need access to mental health support and several cost-effective interventions are available. Because most parents in the target group often consult general practitioners (GPs), GPs may have a crucial role in identifying burdened children and ensuring their follow-up.

Qualitative Cross-Country Comparison of Whether, When and How People Diagnosed with Lung Cancer Talk about Cigarette Smoking in Narrative Interviews

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Hajdarevic S, Rasmussen BH, Overgaard Hasle TL, et al Qualitative cross-country comparison of whether, when and how people diagnosed with lung cancer talk about cigarette smoking in narrative interviews BMJ Open 2018;8:e023934. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023934
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Abstract

Objectives: To compare and examine whether, when and how patients with lung cancer in three countries, with different survival rates, talk about cigarette smoking and its relationship with help-seeking.

Design: A qualitative cross-country comparison with analysis of narrative interviews.

Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research to Assess Factors that May Influence Implementation of Tobacco Use Treatment Guidelines in the Viet Nam Public Health Care Delivery System

Citation
VanDevanter et al. (2017). Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research to assess factors that may influence implementation of tobacco use treatment guidelines in the Viet Nam public health care delivery system. Implementation Science 12:27 DOI 10.1186/s13012-017-0558-z
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Abstract

Background

Services to treat tobacco dependence are not readily available to smokers in low-middle income countries (LMICs) where smoking prevalence remains high. We are conducting a cluster randomized controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of two strategies for implementing tobacco use treatment guidelines in 26 community health centers (CHCs) in Viet Nam.

Experiences of a Motivational Interview Delivered by a Robot: Qualitative Study

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Galvão Gomes da Silva J, Kavanagh DJ, Belpaeme T, Taylor L, Beeson K, Andrade J Experiences of a Motivational Interview Delivered by a Robot: Qualitative Study J Med Internet Res 2018;20(5):e116 URL: http://www.jmir.org/2018/5/e116 DOI: 10.2196/jmir.7737
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ABSTRACT

Background: Motivational interviewing is an effective intervention for supporting behavior change but traditionally depends on face-to-face dialogue with a human counselor.