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Elias Allara, Marica Ferri & Fabrizio Faggiano

In: The SAGE Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies

Chapter 12: National Preventive Approaches to Tackle Alcohol Misuse

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National Preventive Approaches to Tackle Alcohol Misuse
National preventive approaches to tackle alcohol misuse
Elias AllaraMarica FerriFabrizio Faggiano
Introduction

Prevention is the activity of public health dedicated to prevent the occurrence of pathological conditions and promote health (Last 2006). The value of prevention is particularly self-evident whenever the condition of interest is chronic, difficult to treat and significantly harmful to health (Ferri et al., 2015). In this chapter, we will make the case for prevention of alcohol misuse, which is broadly acknowledged as responsible for several medical, psychological, social and economic detrimental effects worldwide (Beaglehole et al. 2011; Shield et al. 2013; WHO 2014a). After providing a systematic overview of the most updated evidence base regarding preventive approaches tackling alcohol misuse, we will move to describing future ...

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