COVID-19

Changes in alcohol consumption patterns based on gender during COVID-19 confinement in Spain

Citation
Villanueva-Blasco, V. J., Villanueva Silvestre, V., Isorna, M., Motos, P., Blay, P., & Vázquez-Martínez, A. (2021). Changes in Alcohol Consumption Pattern Based on Gender during COVID-19 Confinement in Spain. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(15), 8028. doi:10.3390/ijerph18158028

Abstract

The goal of this study was to analyze the prevalence and pattern of alcohol consumption (frequency of consumption, average daily consumption, and risky consumption) before and during confinement due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the adult population and based on gender.

International Congress on AIDS, Covid- 19 and Health Care

Dallas, United States,

The conference will allow participants in the society to become acquainted with one another, to share ideas, and to further the development of the field. The meeting will also allow junior scholars an opportunity to network with each other as well as to present their research and discuss with senior scholars. Learning Objectives.

Adolescent drug use before and during U.S. national COVID-19 social distancing policies

Citation
Miech, R., Patrick, M. E., Keyes, K., O’Malley, P. M., & Johnston, L. (2021). Adolescent Drug Use Before and During US National COVID-19 Social Distancing Policies. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 108822.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world have introduced lockdown restrictions and social distancing measures to reduce the spread of the virus. Researchers are keen to understand how these policies and new measures have influenced drinking behaviours within particular groups.

Drug and Behavioural Addictions: COVID-19 and Beyond

Online,

Description:

There is an immediate need to pool an understanding of how the pandemic has impacted alcohol intake, drug use, and behavioural addictions. Collating this knowledge can help doctors and mental health professionals improve patient care by being aware of what’s happening during the pandemic and being prepared for potential mental health changes in their clients. 

18th European Aids Conference

London and Online,

In 2021, the 18th European AIDS Conference will be online & onsite in London, United Kingdom,
October 27-30, 2021.

Telehealth during COVID-19: The perspective of alcohol and other drug nurses

Citation
Adekunle, A., Meehan, M., Rojas-Alvarez, D., Trauer, J., & McBryde, E. (2020). Delaying the COVID-19 epidemic in Australia: Evaluating the effectiveness of international travel bans. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 44(4), 257–259
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Aim

This study aimed to explore the experiences of alcohol and other drug nurses transitioning to telehealth due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Background

COVID-19 has caused immense disruption to healthcare services, and to reduce viral transmission, many services moved to off-site care delivery modalities such as telehealth.

Call for Papers: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Nicotine and Tobacco Use

Nicotine & Tobacco Research intends to publish a themed issue on the COVID-19 pandemic and nicotine and tobacco use. The guest editors will be Jessica Barrington-Trimis, Melissa Harrell, Elias Klemperer, and Anuja Majmundar. The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed the world as we know it. From school and work closures to layoffs and furloughs to mandated social distancing and social isolation policies, nearly every life has been substantively impacted by COVID-19. The short and