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  • Alcohol consumption and alcohol-related injuries are increasing among the elderly

    [21 Feb 2019] Elderly people in Sweden drink more than before. At the same time, the number of alcohol-related injuries among the elderly is increasing, since sensitivity to alcohol and the risk of injuries and diseases rise with age. This is shown by a new report from bodies including the University of Gothenburg, which also establishes that there is no truth in the common conception that moderate alcohol consumption could be beneficial.

  • Scientific American Jan 11 2019: Drunk Witnesses Remember a Surprising Amount

    [12 Feb 2019] Interviewing an inebriated person at the scene may be more accurate than waiting until he or she is sober. This according to research findings from Malin Hildebrand Karlén, a senior psychology lecturer at Sweden¿s University of Gothenburg, and her colleagues.

  • Informal workplace cultures prevent fathers from taking parental leave

    [29 Jan 2019] Generous laws governing parental leave are not enough to bring about an equal and shared parenthood. One of the obstacles is that men take shorter leave so as not to cause problems for the colleagues covering for them, according to studies from the University of Gothenburg.

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