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 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

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 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 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