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 49 - Well-being frame for addiction governance AR Science Findings 49 - Well-being frame for addiction governance

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Societal well-being and its domains can serve as a framework for a better understanding of addictive substances and behaviours, resulting in more effective and beneficial policy and governance.

Key words: well-being framework, OECD, societal progress

 

Lead author(s): Stoll, Anderson, Braddick

AR Science Findings 19 - implicit cognitions in addiction AR Science Findings 19 - implicit cognitions in addiction

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Automatic biases towards alcohol drinking in adolescents are related to a genetic vulnerability; and online interventions which directly target such cognitive-motivational processes show promise as add-ons to treatment for clinical alcohol problems.

Key words: alcohol, cannabis, implicit cognitions, online interventions


Lead author(s): Weirs & Pronk

AR Science Findings 15 - Socioeconomic costs of gambling AR Science Findings 15 - Socioeconomic costs of gambling

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Date added: 06/15/2016
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It is clear that the increasing availability and varied forms of gambling and gaming will have socio-economic impacts, but the reliability of estimates of these is hampered by research gaps.

Key words: problem gambling, expansion, social costs, data avilability


Author(s): Remmers P

AR Science Findings 46 - Gambling policy AR Science Findings 46 - Gambling policy

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There is an urgent need for effective policy action to prevent gambling-related problems and address gambling disorders in Europe. ALICE RAP puts forward 24 recommendations for a comprehensive consumer protection policy to reduce gambling-related harm.

Key words: gambling, policy, consumer protection, online interventions


Author(s): Bürhinger, Kräplin

AR Science Findings 50 - Managing corporate influence AR Science Findings 50 - Managing corporate influence

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In the interests of public health, we need to rethink how we understand corporate power and manage it through policy structures, including adopting whole-government approaches, binding regulation, broadening the definition of ‘lobbying’ and tightening its regulation in relation to addictive industries in Europe and EU member states.

Key words: Corporate capture, industry, transparency, lobbying


Author(s): Miller, Harkins