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Anette Skårner

About Anette Skårner

Anette Skårner (Ph.D) is a associate professor of Social Work at the University of Gothenburg. She is a Board member of the Center for Education an Research of Addiction (CERA), at the same university. She has worked as a social worker in the field of drug treatment and psychiatric care.

Anette has conducted several research projects in the area of drug use and addiction and applies an interactionist perspective in her research. Common for her research is an ambition to highlight the role of the social relationships for people on their way into or out of drug use. Some of the themes focused on are the following: Social networks and social support, treatment and clientship, affected family members and young people and drugs. A particular research interest in recent years is sexuality, intimate relationships and drug use in the context of the exit process from drug abuse.