Alcohol Research

Journal covering alcohol research.

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 1, Winter

Alcohol Counter-Advertising and the Media: A Review of Recent Research
Counter-advertising commonly is used to balance the effects that alcohol advertising may have on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems. Such measures can take the form of print or broadcast advertisements (e.g., public service announcements...
Approaching Alcohol Problems through Local Environmental Interventions
One approach for reducing alcohol and other drug problems is community-based prevention programs. These programs focus on changing the environment in which a person consumes alcohol rather than the behavior of the individual drinker. Several international...
Evaluating the Alcohol Environment: Community Geography and Alcohol Problems
In recent years, a growing number of studies in the United States have addressed the relationships among the environments in which people live, the alcoholic beverages they consume, and the problems they experience in different community settings....
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Research
Alcohol consumption during pregnancy can have numerous adverse health consequences for the developing fetus, including fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and alcohol-related effects, and therefore is a significant public health problem. A variety of programs...
Linking Science to Policy: The Role of International Collaborative Research. (International Perspectives)
This article traces the modern history of alcohol policy research on an international level, focusing on cross-national collaborative studies, a recent phenomenon that has dramatically increased our scientific understanding of how alcohol-related...
Strategies to Prevent Underage Drinking
Alcohol use by underage drinkers is a persistent public health problem in the United States, and alcohol is the most commonly used drug among adolescents. Accordingly, numerous approaches have been developed and studied that aim to prevent underage...
The Effects of Price on Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol-Related Problems
The most fundamental law of economics links the price of a product to the demand for that product. Accordingly, increases in the monetary price of alcohol (i.e., through tax increases) would be expected to lower alcohol consumption and its adverse...
The Workplace and Alcohol Problem Prevention
Workplace programs to prevent and reduce alcohol-related problems among employees have considerable potential. For example, because employees spend a lot of time at work, coworkers and supervisors may have the opportunity to notice a developing...
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