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Trimbos news

  • 8 September 2014

    Cultural turnaround in alcohol use by Dutch youth

    Far fewer Dutch youth are now drinking alcohol at young ages. Smoking is also less popular, and almost no 14-year-olds can be found today who smoke tobacco daily. The decline in early adolescent substance use that emerged some time ago is still continuing.Read further

  • 3 September 2014

    Tackling antisocial behaviour reduces nightlife violence

    Firm action by staff in nightlife venues against antisocial behaviour could be an important means of curbing alcohol-related violence, a new international study has shown.Read further

  • 3 September 2014

    Rock and Water helps prevent sexually transgressive behaviour

    Research by Rutgers WPF, the knowledge centre for sexual and reproductive health and rights, and the Trimbos Institute has shown that the psychophysical resilience programme Rock and Water helps to boost self-confidence, curb impulsive behaviour and deter sexually transgressive behaviour in boys.Read further