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Li, Jessica and Lovatt, Melanie and Eadie, Douglas and Dobbie, Fiona and Meier, Petra and Holmes, John and Hastings, Gerard and Mackintosh, Anne Marie . (2017) Public attitudes towards alcohol control policies in Scotland and England: Results from a mixed-methods study. Elsevier. Social Science & Medicine, 177 177-89. /10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.01.037

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Highlights
• UK alcohol policies restricting access to alcohol via pricing are the least popular.
• Females and those who are older are more supportive of restrictive alcohol policies.
• Perceived effectiveness should be considered when measuring alcohol policy support.
• Mixed methods approaches are useful to strengthen understandings of policy support.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD prevention, AOD disorder harm reduction
Date:2017
Pages:177-89
Publisher:Elsevier
Volume:177
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
B Substances > Alcohol
F Concepts in psychology > Attitude and behaviour > Attitude toward substance use
L Social psychology and related concepts > Economic availability or accessibility
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Sociocultural aspects of substance use > Societal attitude toward substance use
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic policy
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic aspects of substance use (cost / pricing)
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom > England
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland

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