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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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 04-Governance typologies AR Science Findings 04-Governance typologies

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Governance of addictions in Europe can be classified into four typologies based on the strategy of their policies and the organizational structure of their governments.

Key words: policy strategy, organizational structure, typologies, governance of addictions


Lead author(s): Ysa & Albareda

AR Science Findings 31 - Effect of alcohol advertisement AR Science Findings 31 - Effect of alcohol advertisement

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In-lab exposure to alcohol advertisement causes physiological cue-reactivity and craving in alcohol dependent patients. However, the level of exposure to alcohol adverts in patients’ daily lives can not be demonstrated to affect the course of alcohol dependence.

Key words: craving, advertisement, alcohol, dependence

 

Lead author(s): Witteman

AR Science Findings 27 - Cultural constructions on addictions AR Science Findings 27 - Cultural constructions on addictions

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The media plays a crucial role in constructing popular narratives on addiction, which are also molded by country particularities such as the welfare regime, the most prominent addiction problem in the society, or the level of secularity.

Key words: addiction, media, cultural constructions

 

Lead author(s): Hellman

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

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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