Kirsimarja Raitasalo

Kirsimarja Raitasalo
Name: Kirsimarja Raitasalo
Job title: Senior Researcher
Tel: +358 29 524 7005
E-mail: [email protected]


  • Families and alcohol and drug problems
  • Alcohol and drug use among young people

Primary duties

  • Research


  • 2017, Adjunct professor (social psychology), University of Eastern Finland
  • 2008, D.Soc.Sc, Social Psychology, University of Tampere
  • 1999, M.Soc.Sc., Social Psychology, University of Helsinki

Work experience

  • Senior Researcher, THL
  • Researcher, THL
  • Researcher, STAKES

Current projects

  • ESPAD (European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs)
  • Research on the intergenerational effects of substance abuse problems (VANLA)
  • Images of addiction


  • Raitasalo, K. (2008) Informal Social Control of Drinking. Finland in the light of international comparison. Research Report 172. Helsinki: Stakes.

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