ALICE RAP Science Findings

The ALICE RAP Science Findings give a simple (1-2 page) account of each of the main results coming out of the different lines of research undertaken in the project. Each Science Finding gives a summary of the results and links to further reading and the more detailed ALICE RAP deliverable reports.

The full volume of science findings is now available for download.

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AR Science Findings 41 - Heavy use over time AR Science Findings 41 - Heavy use over time

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Data from basic science, epidemiology and clinical research converge in suggesting that heavy use over time (HUOT) should replace current concepts of addiction or substance use disorders.

Key words: substance-attributable burden of disease, definition, Heavy use over time, addiction

 

Lead author(s): Rehm

AR Science Findings 40 - Foresight of future governance AR Science Findings 40 - Foresight of future governance

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Contemplate future addiction governance in Europe. A focus on collective values, long-term planning and restitutive solutions may pave the way for novel policy measures conducive to reframing the challenges of addiction.

Key words: foresight, challenges, addiction, governance

 

Lead author(s): Karlsen

AR Science Findings 39 - Brain activity and marketing AR Science Findings 39 - Brain activity and marketing

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Activation of the brain reward system through alcohol and drug advertisement may directly increase the motivation for actual drug use.

Key words: marketing, addictive substances, brain reward system

 

Lead author(s): de Sousa Fernandes Perna

AR Science Findings 38 - Alcohol marketing and cognitive processes AR Science Findings 38 - Alcohol marketing and cognitive processes

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Exposure to alcohol advertisement affects drinking behaviour through deliberative (attentive) processing but not through automatic (pre-attentive) processing.

Key words: cognitive processes, drinking, alcohol advertisement

 

Lead author(s): Witteman

AR Science Findings 37 - CSR addiction industry AR Science Findings 37 - CSR addiction industry

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Most Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities of the addiction industry are not evaluated; those evaluations that do exist are not methodologically sound; and the very small numbers of relatively better-designed evaluations show negative impacts.

Key words: impact, evaluation, CSR, addiction industry

 

Lead author(s): Baumberg