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 25 - User groups AR Science Findings 25 - User groups

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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 21-Role of WHO defining addiction AR Science Findings 21-Role of WHO defining addiction

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Expert committees of the WHO played a significant role in the development, dissemination and standardization of concepts and terminology around addiction in relation to drugs, alcohol and tobacco from the 1940s to the early 21st Century.

Key words: addiction, concepts, WHO, dependence

 

Lead author(s): Taylor, Berridge, Mold

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 33 - Share of consumption AR Science Findings 33 - Share of consumption

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Addicts account for a substantial share of both tobacco and alcohol consumption across Europe.

Key words: tobacco, alcohol, addicts, share of consumption

 

Lead author(s): Baumberg