W Pedersen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Use of cannabis among adolescents and young adults in Norway]
    Willy Pedersen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi Universitetet i Oslo Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1825-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Homosexual experience, desire and identity among young adults
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, P O Box 1096 Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    J Homosex 54:68-102. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Abortion and depression: a population-based longitudinal study of young women
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Blinderen, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 36:424-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Does cannabis use lead to depression and suicidal behaviours? A population-based longitudinal study
    W Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:395-403. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Smoking, nicotine dependence and mental health among young adults: a 13-year population-based longitudinal study
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 104:129-37. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint [Postcoital contraception or abortion? A longitudinal study of young women]
    Willy Pedersen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi Universitetet i Oslo 0317 Oslo og Norsk institutt for forskning om oppvekst, velferd og aldring NOVA
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:3206-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Childbirth, abortion and subsequent substance use in young women: a population-based longitudinal study
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, and Norwegian Social Research, Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 102:1971-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint [Smoking and nicotine dependence]
    Willy Pedersen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1096 Blindern, 0317 Oslo og Statens institutt for rusmiddelforskning SIRUS, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 129:1628-30. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Cannabis and crime: findings from a longitudinal study
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo and Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research, Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 105:109-18. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint [Mobile phones, web chat, and sex among Norwegian adolescents]
    Willy Pedersen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1096 Blindern, 0317 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:1756-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint [Use of cannabis among adolescents and young adults in Norway]
    Willy Pedersen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi Universitetet i Oslo Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1825-8. 2008
    ..Even occasional use of cannabis may increase the risk of serious mental disease (e.g. schizophrenia). Little has been known about the use of cannabis in Norway; especially among adults...
  2. doi request reprint Homosexual experience, desire and identity among young adults
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, P O Box 1096 Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    J Homosex 54:68-102. 2008
    ..In other words, while there may be signs of more fluid sexual identity categories, this phenomenon primarily applies to women...
  3. doi request reprint Abortion and depression: a population-based longitudinal study of young women
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Blinderen, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 36:424-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate whether induced abortion was a risk factor for subsequent depression...
  4. doi request reprint Does cannabis use lead to depression and suicidal behaviours? A population-based longitudinal study
    W Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:395-403. 2008
    ..This study investigates the relationship between cannabis use and later depression, suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in a cohort of young Norwegians...
  5. doi request reprint Smoking, nicotine dependence and mental health among young adults: a 13-year population-based longitudinal study
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 104:129-37. 2009
    ..To investigate prospectively the associations between daily smoking and nicotine dependence and anxiety, depression and suicide attempts...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Postcoital contraception or abortion? A longitudinal study of young women]
    Willy Pedersen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi Universitetet i Oslo 0317 Oslo og Norsk institutt for forskning om oppvekst, velferd og aldring NOVA
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:3206-8. 2007
    ..A possible explanation could be that women who are in the risk zone for abortion typically do not use emergency contraception. The aim of study was to investigate possible differences between the two groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Childbirth, abortion and subsequent substance use in young women: a population-based longitudinal study
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, and Norwegian Social Research, Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 102:1971-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the possible linkages between deliveries, abortions and subsequent nicotine dependence, alcohol problems and use of cannabis and other illegal drugs from the ages of 15-27 years...
  8. doi request reprint [Smoking and nicotine dependence]
    Willy Pedersen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1096 Blindern, 0317 Oslo og Statens institutt for rusmiddelforskning SIRUS, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 129:1628-30. 2009
    ..This may leave us with a smaller, but more problematic group of smokers. Few studies have investigated nicotine dependence in Norway...
  9. doi request reprint Cannabis and crime: findings from a longitudinal study
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo and Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research, Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 105:109-18. 2010
    ..To examine the association between cannabis use during adolescence and young adulthood, and subsequent criminal charges...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Mobile phones, web chat, and sex among Norwegian adolescents]
    Willy Pedersen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1096 Blindern, 0317 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:1756-9. 2004
    ..We investigated the associations between new interactive technology for communication, such as web chat or mobile phones, and sexual behaviour among Norwegian adolescents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intercourse debut age: poor resources, problem behavior, or romantic appeal? a population-based longitudinal study
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology, University of Oslo, Box 1096, 0317 Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    J Sex Res 40:333-45. 2003
    ..We suggest that the findings may have important implications for prevention and more research should be conducted along this line...
  12. ncbi request reprint [New patterns of sexual behaviour among adolescents]
    Willy Pedersen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1096 Blindern, 0317 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:3006-9. 2003
    ..We wanted to investigate erotic and sexual behaviour in adolescents, with emphasis on the trend over the last decade...
  13. doi request reprint Conduct disorder symptoms and subsequent pregnancy, child-birth and abortion: a population-based longitudinal study of adolescents
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, 0317 Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    J Adolesc 34:1025-33. 2011
    ..After adjustment, no significant association between conduct disorder symptoms and subsequent child-birth was observed. More targeted preventive programmes aimed at girls with conduct disorder symptoms may be warranted...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy and new patterns of drug use: a normal population study
    W Pedersen
    Norwegian Social Research, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 94:1695-706. 1999
    ..Special attention was given to the relationship to subcultural music preferences and house-party-going...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between socio-economic status and antidepressant prescription: a longitudinal survey and register study of young adults
    T von Soest
    Norwegian Social Research NOVA, Oslo, Norway
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 21:87-95. 2012
    ..The current study examines the relationship between socio-economic status (SES) and antidepressant prescription among young adults and investigates mechanisms that could explain such a potential social gradient...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Abortion among young women--the importance of family environment factors and social class]
    Willy Pedersen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1096 Blindern, 0317 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1734-7. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate possible associations between social background, other aspects of childhood environment and induced abortion among young women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Children and adolescents who sell sex: a community study
    Willy Pedersen
    Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Blindern, Norwegian Social Research, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 56:135-47. 2003
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  18. doi request reprint "A magnet for curious adolescents": the perceived dangers of an open drug scene
    Sveinung Sandberg
    Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, Rosenbergsgaten 39, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Int J Drug Policy 19:459-66. 2008
    ..The argument was also embedded in widely shared public representations of adolescents and drug users as passive and irrational...
  19. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraception: why the absent effect on abortion rates?
    Willy Pedersen
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:132-3. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint [The house of shame and the boys in Akerselva]
    Willy Pedersen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:563. 2007