Stockholm University

Eva Samuelsson

Researcher, PhD (Economics; Education)


Eva Samuelsson has a PhD in social work. She conducts research on alcohol, drug and gambling problems and organisation of care and treatment for such problems. Eva has previously worked as a social worker in social services and substance abuse care. Currently Eva is working on her post doc project concerning help-seeking for gambling problems.


  • Jukka Törrönen, Filip Roumeliotis, Eva Samuelsson, Robin Room & Ludwig Kraus (2020) How do social media-related attachments and assemblages encourage or reduce drinking among young people?, Journal of Youth Studies, DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2020.1746757
  • Samuelsson, E., Wennberg, P., & Sundqvist, K. (2019). Gamblers’ (mis-)interpretations of Problem Gambling Severity Index items : Ambiguities in qualitative accounts from the Swedish Longitudinal Gambling Study. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 36(2), 140–160.
  • Törrönen, J., Roumeliotis, F., Samuelsson, E., Kraus, L., & Room, R. (2019). Why are young people drinking less than earlier? Identifying and specifying social mechanisms with a pragmatist approach. International Journal of Drug Policy, 64, 13–20.
  • Loy, J. K., Grüne, B., Braun, B., Samuelsson, E., & Kraus, L. (2018). Help-seeking behaviour of problem gamblers : a narrative review. SUCHT.
  • Eva Samuelsson, Kristina Sundqvist & Per Binde (2018) Configurations of gambling change and harm: qualitative findings from the Swedish longitudinal gambling study (Swelogs), Addiction Research & Theory, DOI: 10.1080/16066359.2018.1448390
  • Storbjörk, J. & Samuelsson, E. (2018) Brukarinflytande på vårdmarknaden: En paradox i missbruks- och beroendevården? ( s. 85-115) I Socialtjänstmarknaden: Om marknadsorientering och konkurrensutsättning av individ- och familjeomsorgen / [ed] Marie Sallnäs, Stefan Wiklund, Stockholm: Liber.
  • Storbjörk, J., Christophs, I., Samuelsson, E., Blomqvist, J. & Milander Yazdanpanah, S. (2016) The position of the service user in substance abuse treatment and user involvement in practice: Technical Report. Research Report No. 69. SoRAD (Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs), Stockholm University.
  • Eva Samuelsson (2015) Use or misuse? Practitioners’ perceptions of substance use and treatment. Stockholm Studies in Social Work No. 30. Doctoral Thesis in Social Work, Stockholm University.
  • Eva Samuelsson (2015) Substance use and treatment needs: Constructions of gender in Swedish addiction care. Contemporary Drug Problems, 42(3): 188-208.
  • Eva Samuelsson & Lisa Wallander (2015) Perceptions of treatment needs – A factorial survey of Swedish addiction care practitioners, Addiction Research & Theory, 23:6, 469-480, DOI: 10.3109/16066359.2015.1034696
  • Eva Samuelsson & Lisa Wallander (2014) Disentangling practitioners’ perceptions of substance use severity: A factorial survey, Addiction Research & Theory, 22:4, 348-360, DOI: 10.3109/16066359.2013.856887
  • Eva Samuelsson, Jan Blomqvist, & Irja Christophs (2013) Addiction and recovery - Perceptions among professionals in the Swedish treatment system. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 30(1-2), 51-66.

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