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  • Pedersen, Willy; von Soest, Tilmann (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Aims: Several studies suggest a rapid decrease of alcohol use among adolescents after the turn of the century. With decreasing prevalence rates of smokers, a so-called hardening may have taken place, implying that remaining ...
  • Tokle, Rikke Iren; Pedersen, Willy (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The use of e-cigarettes is increasing, a practice denoted as vaping. We explore user motives, self-identity as vapers and involvement in vaping subcultures, drawing on sociological theory of stigma, subcultures and symbolic ...
  • Von Soest, Tilmann; Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders; Sletten, Mira Aaboen (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    BACKGROUND Effective infection control is crucial for combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. We investigated whether adolescents in Oslo reported compliance with the Norwegian infection control rules during the pandemic and ...
  • Pedersen, Willy; Hart, Rannveig Kaldager; Moffitt, Terrie E; Soest, Tilmann von (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Research has suggested that adolescent delinquency abstainers might have unfavorable characteristics, impeding their access to peer networks. However, recent studies have emphasized the possible heterogeneity of abstainers. ...
  • Jarness, Vegard; Pedersen, Willy; Flemmen, Magne (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    We address a largely neglected issue in contemporary research on cultural class divisions: economic capital and its associated lifestyles and symbolic expressions. Using qualitative interviews, we explore how adolescents ...
  • Sandberg, Sveinung; Tutenges, Sébastien; Pedersen, Willy (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Drinking stories feature widely in Western societies. Many people eagerly share their stories in the aftermath of drinking events. These stories are also common in books, movies, music and the media. Based on qualitative ...
  • Pedersen, Willy (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Den norske samfunnsforskningen hviler på Eilert Sundt. Jon Elster (1989:171–182) mener arbeidene hans er eksemplariske, fordi de ikke er preget av den destruktive disiplinoppdelingen vi fikk i siste halvdel av 1800-tallet, ...
  • Pedersen, Willy (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Norway’s first clinic to treat drug abuse was established in 1961. Most patients had been initiated into drug use through the healthcare system, i.e., in an iatrogenic manner. However, we know little about the drug users ...
  • Edland-Gryt, Marit; Sandberg, Sveinung; Pedersen, Willy (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background: Ecstasy pills with MDMA as the main ingredient were introduced in many European countries in the 1980s, and were often linked to the rave and club scenes. However, use gradually levelled off, in part as a ...
  • von Soest, Tilmann; Pedersen, Willy (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    Introduction: The hardening hypothesis states that with the declining prevalence and growing social disapproval of smoking, remaining smokers are more unwilling and unable to quit as well as increasingly characterized by ...
  • Pedersen, Willy; von Soest, Tilmann (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Aims: Low socioeconomic status (SES) characterizes smoking and nicotine dependence in adult samples. However, less is known about how parental SES is linked to smoking in offspring and potential mechanisms at work. Methods: ...
  • Pedersen, Willy; Eriksen, Ingunn Marie (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Forskere har kartlagt såkalte stressorer, men få har undersøkt hvordan de formes av klasse og sosial kontekst. Vi spør: Hvordan utvikles skolerelatert stress i to svært ulike skolemiljøer i Oslo? Skole K [som konnoterer ...
  • Rogne, Adrian Farner; Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Background Adolescent alcohol consumption has fallen in most Western countries over the past two decades, while immigrants and children of immigrants from low-consumption countries constitute a growing proportion of teenagers ...
  • Rogne, Adrian Farner; Pedersen, Willy; Von Soest, Tilmann (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Aims: Research suggests that intelligence is positively related to alcohol consumption. However, some studies of people born around 1950, particularly from Sweden, have reported that higher intelligence is associated with ...
  • Pedersen, Willy; Samuelsen, Sven Ove; Wichstrøm, Lars (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2003)
    The most important predictors of early intercourse debut are reported to be poor social resources and early developing problem behaviors. In this study we have a new, additional emphasis on variables related to self-concept ...
  • Von Soest, Tilmann; Bakken, Anders; Pedersen, Willy; Sletten, Mira Aaboen (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    BACKGROUND The COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020 involved closure of schools and strict limitations on social contact. The study examines whether this had an effect on the life satisfaction and subjective well-being ...
  • Von Soest, Tilmann; Bakken, Anders; Pedersen, Willy; Sletten, Mira Aaboen (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    BAKGRUNN Covid-19-pandemien våren 2020 innebar skolestengning og strenge sosiale restriksjoner. Studien belyser om dette påvirket ungdoms livstilfredshet og subjektive livskvalitet. MATERIALE OG METODE En elektronisk ...
  • Vaynman, Margaret Judith; Sandberg, Sveinung; Pedersen, Willy (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This paper explores alcohol-related sexual storytelling. In a qualitative study of more than 100 male participants in the night-time economy in Norway, many told animated and cheerful stories laced with erotic excitement. ...
  • Gashi, Liridona; Sandberg, Sveinung; Pedersen, Willy (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Background We study the significance of stories about bad trips among users of psychedelics. Drawing on narrative theory, we describe the characteristics of such stories and explore the work they do. Methods In-depth ...
  • Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders; von Soest, Tilmann (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Cannabis ble introdusert i Norge på 1960-tallet, i kjølvannet av ungdomsopprøret som rullet over den vestlige verden. Bruken var stabil på 1970- og 80-tallet, men økte kraftig på 1990-tallet og ble da knyttet til teorien ...