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 37 - CSR addiction industry AR Science Findings 37 - CSR addiction industry

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Most Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities of the addiction industry are not evaluated; those evaluations that do exist are not methodologically sound; and the very small numbers of relatively better-designed evaluations show negative impacts.

Key words: impact, evaluation, CSR, addiction industry

 

Lead author(s): Baumberg

AR Science Findings 26 - Professional views on gambling AR Science Findings 26 - Professional views on gambling

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The way in which General practitioners’ view problem gambling is shaped by both the country-specific approaches to problems in general and the predominant welfare culture.

Key words: problem gambling, health professionals, views, welfare culture, professional approaches

 

Lead author(s): Egerer, Hellman

AR Science Findings 16 - Evolutionary drivers AR Science Findings 16 - Evolutionary drivers

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Understanding human evolutionary behaviour and the common mismatch between the way we run our lives in present times and the way our lives were run in the environment in which we evolved can provide better pointers as to what needs to be done to reduce the ill-health and premature death resulting from the use of alcohol and drugs.

Key words: ill-health, heavy use, drugs, evolutionary behaviour

 

Lead author(s): Anderson

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 32 - Online Bingo AR Science Findings 32 - Online Bingo

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Online bingo websites use a range of strategies to draw in new users, foster emotional attachment and encourage heavier involvement in gambling.

Key words: online bingo, marketing, gambling, belonging, excessive use

 

Lead author(s): Stead