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Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction

Severin Haug

Severin Haug, PD Dr. Dr. Dipl.-Psych.

  • Head of Research
+41 44 448 11 74

Main research interests

  • Prevention and treatment of common diseases using information and communication technologies
  • Addiction prevention and treatment
  • Tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption among adolescents and young adults
  • Epidemiology, evaluation and quality assurance

Curriculum vitae

Severin Haug, PhD, studied psychology at the University of Tuebingen, Germany, and worked as a research assistant at the Centre for Psychotherapy Research at the University Hospital in Heidelberg from 2001-2006. After receiving his PhD in 2006, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Social Medicine and Prevention at Greifswald University, where he habilitated in Epidemiology and Social Medicine.

Since 2010, Severin Haug is Head of Research at the Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction (ISGF) in Zurich. His scientific work aims at the evaluation and development of theory-based digital interventions for the treatment and prevention of NCDs and addictive behaviors. His recent projects focus on digital life-skills training programs to reduce substance use as well as on alcohol and tobacco prevention programs among young people.

Severin Haug pusblished more than 100 articles in peer reviewed journals and is editor of the journal "Sucht - Zeitschrift für Wissenschaft und Praxis" (Addiction - Journal for Science and Practice). He provided ad hoc reviews for more than 50 national and international scientific journals.


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