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 47-Prevention agency AR Science Findings 47-Prevention agency

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In Europe behavioural prevention interventions are currently implemented without a standard prior evaluation of their effectiveness, possibly leading to inefficient use of resources or even harmful effects.

Key words: effectiveness, prevention interventions, evaluation, implementation

 

Lead author(s): Faggiano

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 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 54- Networking AR Science Findings 54- Networking

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Trust, management, and networking are critical for the development of international research projects.

Key words: networking, management, research, trust

 

Lead author(s): Ysa, Albareda

AR Science Findings 43-Bottom up governance AR Science Findings 43-Bottom up governance

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The EU is a moderation structure for the travel of policy ideas and transnational trends. In order to understand how this structure opens up for innovations in policy, it is important to understand how governance is influenced bottom-up by civil sector actors, expertise and local and regional authorities.

Key words: policy ideas, civil society, addiction, innovation

 

Lead author(s): Fjaer, Sagvaag