Spotlight on 2013 is RAND Europe's annual review. This year's focus is trust, and we feature RAND Europe projects that support policymakers to gain trust at three levels: from strategic challenges, through robust methods, to effective delivery.
This DVD set presents demonstrations of techniques, strategies, and exercises used in the BRIGHT (Building Recovery by Improving Goals, Habits, and Thoughts) group therapy for individuals with co-occurring alcohol and drug use problems.
This study examines the overall scale and trend of price promotions and discounts in some European countries and the responses of consumers and suppliers to a variety of alcohol regulations, including excise duties.
Three essays each focusing on one topic in economics of health behaviors in China.
This study provides evidence on potential economic impact of policies designed to increase the price of alcoholic drinks on consumers, producers and retailers in the UK. Policy-makers used recommendations to implement a new pricing policy.
This study, commissioned by DG SANCO, presents a quality assessment of the monitoring information provided by members of the European Alcohol and Health Forum on their commitments to reduce alcohol-related harm.
This study, conducted for the European Commission, examines the affordability of alcoholic beverages across the EU, the potential impacts of affordability on harmful use of alcohol, and possible policy levers to tackle the problem.
The National Audit Office (NAO) of the United Kingdom, in order to determine the structure and effectiveness of Department of Health and National Health System interventions aimed at preventing and reducing alcohol harm in England, commissioned RAND Europe to examine similar programs in Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands and the United States.
Presents an evidence-based ex ante impact assessment of a proposed DG Health and Consumer Protection, European Commission Communication on alcohol policy, with a focus on economic impacts.
Examines the effects of various kinds of private insurance for substance abuse.
Evidence Based Care Models for Recognizing and Treating Alcohol Problems in Primary Care Settings
Testing separate path analytic models for seventh grade users and nonusers, this study assesses the impact of cognitive, social influence, and behavioral antecedents on adolescent drinking three and twelve months later.
Simplex and nonsimplex models containing personality and perceived environmental variables as predictors of current use of alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs were compared in this reanalysis of a 1980 study by R. H. Potvin and C. Lee. Contrary to th...
Summarizes findings from a project designed to examine the criminal careers of habitual felons. In-depth personal interviews with 49 prison inmates are the primary source of data.
Analysis of interviews with 49 prison inmates - armed robbers serving at least their second prison term. The interviews probed patterns of criminality; criminal sophistication; treatment by criminal justice agencies; and drug and alcohol involvement.