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23 Ferbruary 2016

New SARG book published on Determinants of Addition

Determinants of AddictionThe SARG team are delighted to announce the publication, from Oxford University Press, of their latest book, entitled What Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours? 

Its content compiles the results of 3 years of research for the ALICE RAP project, drawing together evidence from twelve disciplines including anthropology, genetics, neurobiology, and public policy. Using a developmental approach, the book presents evidence on the factors that influence the development of harmful substance use and gambling.

Congratulations to SARG team members Lucy Gell and Jane McLeod, and all the other editors and contributors.

22 January 2016

SARG on the front page

Guardian 22 Jan 2016SARG research was featured on the front page of Saturday's Guardian as part of a story about the alcohol industry's reliance on sales to heavy drinkers. This work, which is ongoing, looks at the extent to which alcohol consumption and alcohol sales are distributed among the population of England and suggests that the majority of alcohol sales revenue comes from increasing and high risk drinkers who consume at least 21 units per week for men and 14 for women, in spite of them accounting for around one fifth of the population.

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