R Room

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Archer Tongue, 1919-2006: building an international forum for the addictions field
    Robin Room
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, and AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Addiction 102:668. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Pattern of drinking and the Russian heart
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs SoRAD, Stockholm University, Sveaplan, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 34:788-90. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Banning smoking in taverns and restaurants--a research opportunity as well as a gain for public health
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 100:888-90. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint What to expect from a 'social aspects' organization, and what to expect from school-based alcohol education
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 100:1072-3. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Stigma, social inequality and alcohol and drug use
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:143-55. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The wheel of fortune: cycles and reactions in gambling policies
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sveaplan, 10691, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 100:1226-7; discussion 1235. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Negotiating the place of alcohol in public health: the arguments at the interface
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 100:1396-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends and issues in the international drug control system--Vienna 2003
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sweden
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:373-83. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Social change and gendered drinking: learning from differential changes in times of crisis
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Addiction 100:1800-2. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Drinking patterns as an ideology
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Addiction 100:1803-4. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Archer Tongue, 1919-2006: building an international forum for the addictions field
    Robin Room
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, and AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Addiction 102:668. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Pattern of drinking and the Russian heart
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs SoRAD, Stockholm University, Sveaplan, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 34:788-90. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Banning smoking in taverns and restaurants--a research opportunity as well as a gain for public health
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 100:888-90. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint What to expect from a 'social aspects' organization, and what to expect from school-based alcohol education
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 100:1072-3. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Stigma, social inequality and alcohol and drug use
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:143-55. 2005
    ..Studies of social inequality and substance use problems need to pay attention also to processes of stigmatization and marginalization and their effect on adverse outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint The wheel of fortune: cycles and reactions in gambling policies
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sveaplan, 10691, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 100:1226-7; discussion 1235. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Negotiating the place of alcohol in public health: the arguments at the interface
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 100:1396-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends and issues in the international drug control system--Vienna 2003
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sweden
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:373-83. 2005
    ..It is concluded that the system seems to be at a stalemate...
  9. ncbi request reprint Social change and gendered drinking: learning from differential changes in times of crisis
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Addiction 100:1800-2. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Drinking patterns as an ideology
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Addiction 100:1803-4. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint British livers and British alcohol policy
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 367:10-1. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Many important alcohol problems are widely dispersed: comment on Skog (2006)
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sveaplan, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 101:163-5. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint The dangerousness of drugs
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sveaplan, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 101:166-8. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint For alcohol alternatives, the science is not the hardest part
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sveaplan 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Psychopharmacol 20:323-4, discussion 331. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Bridging the invisible boundaries
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Addiction 101:638; discussion 644-5. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint International control of alcohol: alternative paths forward
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs SoRAD, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:581-95. 2006
    ..In considering potential contents of an alcohol convention, it is noted that both the FCTC and the drug conventions are concerned at least as much with domestic markets as with international trade...
  17. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and public health
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 365:519-30. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Drinking and its burden in a global perspective: policy considerations and options
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Addict Res 9:165-75. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Private interests and public goods: whose hand is on the wheel?
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs Stockholm University Sveaplan, S 10691 Stockholm Sweden
    Addiction 97:1256-7; author reply 1257-8. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Heroin maintenance and attraction to treatment
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs SoRAD, Stockholm University, Sveaplan, S 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 12:234-5. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Concepts and items in measuring social harm from drinking
    R Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sveaplan, S 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Subst Abuse 12:93-111. 2000
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  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol controls: Nordic research traditions
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:43-53. 2004
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  23. ncbi request reprint Smoking and drinking as complementary behaviours
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sveaplan, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Biomed Pharmacother 58:111-5. 2004
    ..Implications for prevention, intervention and policy are discussed, including the need for international agreement on alcohol as well as tobacco control...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intoxication and bad behaviour: understanding cultural differences in the link
    R Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 53:189-98. 2001
    ..Concerning the possibility of cultural changes in drunken comportment, it is argued that there are historical examples, but such a shift requires a substantial social change...
  25. ncbi request reprint Disabling the public interest: alcohol strategies and policies for England
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 99:1083-9. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint The ambiguous role of alcohol in economic and social development
    R Room
    Centre for Social Research in Alcohol and Drugs, Sveaplan, Stockholm University, Stockholm, S 106 91, Sweden
    Addiction 95:S523-35. 2000
    ..In line with this, the World Bank has recently decided to invest in alcohol industry projects only when there is a strong positive development impact and the project is "consistent with public health issues and social policy concerns"...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rethinking alcohol, tobacco and other drug control
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Addiction 98:713-6. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Measuring drinking patterns: the experience of the last half century
    R Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, 160 Sveavagen, Sveaplan, S 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Subst Abuse 12:23-31. 2000
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  29. doi request reprint Variations by age and sex in alcohol-related problematic behaviour per drinking volume and heavier drinking occasion
    Michael Livingston
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Fitzroy 3053, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:169-75. 2009
    ..This study aims to assess the relationships between age, sex, drinking behaviour and self-reported alcohol-related problem behaviour...
  30. ncbi request reprint Taking account of cultural and societal influences on substance use diagnoses and criteria
    Robin Room
    School of Population Health, Melbourne University and Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 101:31-9. 2006
    ..One near-universal appears to be that the diagnoses carry a weight of moral judgement and often of social stigma, whatever the clinician's intentions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Changing the density of alcohol outlets to reduce alcohol-related problems
    Michael Livingston
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:557-66. 2007
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  32. doi request reprint Warnings on alcohol containers and advertisements: international experience and evidence on effects
    Claire Wilkinson
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:426-35. 2009
    ..In light of possible introduction of alcohol warning labels in Australia and New Zealand, this paper discusses the international experience with and evidence of effects of alcohol warning labels...
  33. doi request reprint Politics and science in classifying the dangers of drugs
    Robin Room
    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Eastern Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Evid Based Ment Health 13:97-9. 2010
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  34. ncbi request reprint Symbolism and rationality in the politics of psychoactive substances
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 16:331-46. 2005
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  35. pmc The drinker's effect on the social environment: a conceptual framework for studying alcohol's harm to others
    Robin Room
    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, 54 62 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:1855-71. 2010
    ..Research questions for the field and its policy significance are noted...
  36. ncbi request reprint The relationship of average volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking to burden of disease: an overview
    Jurgen Rehm
    Addiction Research Institute, Zurich, Switzerland
    Addiction 98:1209-28. 2003
    ..AAFs were estimated as a function of prevalence of exposure and relative risk, or from combining the aggregate multi-level analyses with prevalence data...
  37. ncbi request reprint World Health Organization's global action on alcohol: resources required to match the rhetoric
    Robin Room
    Addiction 100:579-80. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Changes in volume of drinking after changes in alcohol taxes and travellers' allowances: results from a panel study
    Pia Makela
    Alcohol and Drug Research Group, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 103:181-91. 2008
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  39. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported drinking before injury compared with a physiological measure: cross-national analysis of emergency-department data from 16 countries
    Cheryl J Cherpitel
    Alcohol Research Group, 6475 Christie Avenue, Emeryville, California 94608, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:296-302. 2007
    ..Both of these issues are explored in this article...
  40. ncbi request reprint Assessing the wisdom of funding DrinkWise
    Wayne D Hall
    Med J Aust 185:635-6. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Global burden of disease from alcohol, illicit drugs and tobacco
    Jurgen Rehm
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:503-13. 2006
    ..The burden of disease attributable to the use of legal substances clearly outweighed the use of illegal drugs. A large part of the substance-attributable burden would be avoidable if known effective interventions were implemented...
  42. ncbi request reprint Drinking patterns and their gender differences in Europe
    Pia Makela
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Alcohol and Drug Research Group, Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol Suppl 41:i8-18. 2006
    ..To compare drinking habits and to examine differences between drinking cultures in different regions and countries in Europe; to examine gender differences in drinking habits and to compare them over countries...
  43. ncbi request reprint Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol
    Andrée Demers
    Department of Sociology, University of Montreal, GRASP, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Addiction 99:161-4. 2004
    ..The Society's primary influence is through the mutual influence of its members on each others' thinking, the work of the projects that KBS sponsors and the influence its members have collectively on the development of the field...
  44. ncbi request reprint Alcohol as a risk factor for global burden of disease
    Jurgen Rehm
    Addiction Research Institute, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Addict Res 9:157-64. 2003
    ..To make quantitative estimates of the burden of disease attributable to alcohol in the year 2000 on a global basis...
  45. ncbi request reprint The global distribution of average volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking
    Jurgen Rehm
    Addiction Research Institute, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Addict Res 9:147-56. 2003
    ..To make quantitative estimates on a global basis of exposure of disease-relevant dimensions of alcohol consumption, i.e. average volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking...
  46. doi request reprint Dealing with publication bias: two possible steps forward
    Robin Room
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:343-4. 2008
  47. ncbi request reprint Multi-level analysis of causal attribution of injury to alcohol and modifying effects: Data from two international emergency room projects
    Cheryl J Cherpitel
    Alcohol Research Group, 2000 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:258-68. 2006
    ..These findings have important implications for brief intervention in the ER if motivation to change drinking behavior is greater among those attributing a causal association of their drinking with injury...
  48. ncbi request reprint Increasing socioeconomic inequalities in male cirrhosis of the liver mortality: Australia 1981-2002
    Jake M Najman
    School of Social Science, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:273-8. 2007
    ..It is suggested that this might be attributed to a relative improvement in the affordability of alcohol over time...
  49. doi request reprint Method for moderation: measuring lifetime risk of alcohol-attributable mortality as a basis for drinking guidelines
    Jurgen Rehm
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:141-51. 2008
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  50. doi request reprint Determination of lifetime injury mortality risk in Canada in 2002 by drinking amount per occasion and number of occasions
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1119-25; discussion 1126-31. 2008
    ..Absolute risk reflects long-term effects of drinking patterns and is important for risk-communication and alcohol-control policy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Genevieve Knupfer, 1914-2005: turning presumption into researchable questions
    Robin Room
    Addiction 101:746-7. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint The importance of environmental modifiers of the relationship between substance use and harm
    Jürgen Rehn
    Addiction 99:663-6. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Working towards harm reduction in Brazil
    Robin Room
    Addiction 97:1488-9. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint Alcoholics anonymous careers: patterns of AA involvement five years after treatment entry
    Lee Ann Kaskutas
    Alcohol Research Group, 2000 Hearst Avenue, Suite 300, Berkeley, CA 94709 2176, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1983-90. 2005
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  55. ncbi request reprint Contributions of social science to the alcohol field in an era of biomedicalization
    Lorraine Midanik
    School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:1107-16. 2005
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  56. ncbi request reprint Problematic drug use and drug use disorders in EU countries and Norway: an overview of the epidemiology
    Jurgen Rehm
    ISF Addiction Research Institute, Konradstr 32, CH 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 15:389-97. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of drug use disorders in the European Union and Norway...
  57. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use disorders in EU countries and Norway: an overview of the epidemiology
    Jurgen Rehm
    Addiction Research Institute, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 15:377-88. 2005
    ..rural and AUD prevalence. The discussion highlights potential explanations for the high variability of prevalence between countries, and the fact, that AUD constitute only a small part of all alcohol-related harm...
  58. ncbi request reprint 'You're one up because you haven't had a drink': bar staff, intoxication and violence
    Robin Room
    Addiction 100:729-30. 2005

Research Grants3

  1. Effects of major changes in alcohol availability
    Robin Room; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Effects of major changes in alcohol availability
    Robin Room; Fiscal Year: 2007
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