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 22 - Role of EMCDDA defining addiction AR Science Findings 22 - Role of EMCDDA defining addiction

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Date added: 02/01/2016
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The role of the EMCDDA in defining concepts of addiction in relation to drugs, alcohol and tobacco since its establishment in 1995.

Key words: addiction, concepts, EMCDDA, poly-drug use

 

Lead author(s): Berridge, Mold, Taylor, Edman

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 45-Harm reduction AR Science Findings 45-Harm reduction

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Date added: 02/01/2016
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Opioid substitution treatment proves to positively impact drug users living conditions and well-being.

Key words: well-being, opioid substitution treatment, drug users

 

Lead author(s): Palacio-Vieira, Segura, Colom

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

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Date added: 02/10/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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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 23 - Role of IAC in defining addiction AR Science Findings 23 - Role of IAC in defining addiction

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International alcohol conferences from 1885 onwards began a process of internationalisation in understanding the concept of addiction, but this influence declined as national differences and tensions between European countries became sharper in the 1930s.

Key words: internationalisation, addiction, concepts, temperance

 

Lead author(s): Edman