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 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 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

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

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 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