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 18 - Transitions out of harm AR Science Findings 18 - Transitions out of harm

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Limited research evidence exists on the determinants of transitions from high-risk to low-risk substance use and gambling that occur without clinical or psychotherapeutic intervention; however, evidence supports that a key driver of transitions from harmful to low-risk substance use or gambling is life changes in the user, for example getting a job, getting married and having children.

Key words: determinants, reduction, life changes, harmful behaviours

 

Lead author(s): Gell, McLeod, B├╝hringer, Meier, Lingford-Hughes, Holmes, Forberger

AR Science Findings 20 - Concept of addiction over time AR Science Findings 20 - Concept of addiction over time

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Most addiction concepts in various European countries changed between 1860 and 1980, but by the end of this period some degree of homogeneity around terminology can be observed.

Key words: evolution, addiction, concepts, Europe

 

Lead author(s): Berridge, Mold

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 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 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