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 14-Social Justice AR Science Findings 14-Social Justice

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Date added: 02/02/2016
Date modified: 06/30/2016
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Throughout modern history, addictions, in particular alcoholism, have been used to stigmatise “inferior” classes or  people(s), including indigenous populations, and to discredit their social and national aspirations; currently this stigma still continues to exist, covering addicts as well as addiction treatment, and leads to serious health inequalities across social classes, peoples and countries.

Key words: addictions, health inequalities, stigma, social justice, discrimination

 

Lead author(s): Moskalewicz

AR Science Findings 28 - Popular images AR Science Findings 28 - Popular images

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Date added: 02/03/2016
Date modified: 06/30/2016
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Cocaine, amphetamines and heroin are perceived by European citizens as the ‘addictions’ with the most severe consequences to society, whereas tobacco, despite being responsible for the largest share of premature deaths caused by addictive substances, is perceived as having one of the least severe impacts on society.

Key words: addictions, severity, popular perceptions, addictiveness

 

Lead author(s): Blomqvist

AR Science Findings 25 - User groups AR Science Findings 25 - User groups

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Date added: 02/10/2016
Date modified: 06/30/2016
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The role and prominence of user groups as stakeholders in European drug policy processes varies greatly, but are generally difficult to fit into existing analytical research frameworks.

Key words: stakeholders, drug policy processes, drug users, analysing voices

 

Lead author(s): Bjerge

AR Science Findings 08 - Toxicology MOE AR Science Findings 08 - Toxicology MOE

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Date added: 02/10/2016
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Toxicological analyses find that alcohol is the most dangerous out of 10 commonly used illegal and legal drugs.

Key words: Toxicology, Ranking drugs, MOE, margin of exposure, alcohol


Lead author(s): Lachenmeier & Rehm

AR Science Findings 05-Policies for the young AR Science Findings 05-Policies for the young

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Date added: 02/10/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Although evidence supporting young people’s addictions policies is accumulating, the field is underdeveloped compared to adult orientated actions. Currently, for many areas of concern it is difficult to make strong evidence based recommendations to EU policy makers on effective policy actions for young people.

Key words: Young People, Policy options, evaluation framework, addiction


Lead author(s): Brotherhood & Sumnall