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Heavy Drinkers and the Potential Impact of Minimum Unit Pricing—No Single or Simple Effect?

Journal Article
Gill, J., Black, H., O’May, F., Chick, J., Gill, J., Black, H., …Chick, J. (2017)
Heavy Drinkers and the Potential Impact of Minimum Unit Pricing—No Single or Simple Effect?. Alcohol and alcoholism : international journal of the Medical Council on Alcoholism, 52(6), 722-729. https://doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agx060
Aims: To explore the potential impact of a minimum unit price (MUP: 50 pence per UK unit) on the alcohol consumption of ill Scottish heavy drinkers. Methods: Participants wer...

An exploration of the lived experiences of people with alcohol-related harm in Scotland

Journal Article
O'May, F., Gill, J., Black, H., Rees, C., & Chick, J. (2017)
An exploration of the lived experiences of people with alcohol-related harm in Scotland. Journal of Substance Use, 22(4), 442-448. https://doi.org/10.1080/14659891.2016.1235732
Background: Alcohol consumption has posed well-documented problems for Scottish society in terms of morbidity, mortality, and wider societal costs. Objectives: To investigate ...

Follow-up study of people who misuse alcohol: reflections on methodology.

Journal Article
Gill, J. S., Black, H., O'May, F., & Rees, C. (2016)
Follow-up study of people who misuse alcohol: reflections on methodology. Nurse Researcher, 24(2), 10-17
Background Considerable challenges exist for researchers attempting to monitor longitudinally the impact of any intervention on heavy drinkers, therefore they are often exclud...

Strong cider sold in Scotland appears to be almost exclusively for dependent drinkers.

Journal Article
Chick, J., & Gill, J. S. (2016)
Strong cider sold in Scotland appears to be almost exclusively for dependent drinkers. Clinical Medicine, 16(4), 398. https://doi.org/10.7861/clinmedicine.16-4-398
Strong cider sold in Scotland appears to be almost exclusively for dependent drinkers.

Heavy drinkers' perspectives on minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland: a qualitative interview study

Journal Article
O’May, F., Gill, J., Black, H., Rees, C., Chick, J., & McPake, B. (2016)
Heavy drinkers' perspectives on minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland: a qualitative interview study. SAGE Open, 6(3), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244016657141
The irrefutable consequence of Scottish excessive alcohol consumption has prompted implementation and proposal of alcohol policy measures. The purpose of this study is to expl...

A teachable moment for the teachable moment? A prospective study to evaluate delivery of a workshop designed to increase knowledge and skills in relation to alcohol brief interventions (ABIs) amongst final year nursing and occupational therapy undergraduates

Journal Article
O’May, F., Gill, J., McWhirter, E., Kantartzis, S., Rees, C., & Murray, K. (2016)
A teachable moment for the teachable moment? A prospective study to evaluate delivery of a workshop designed to increase knowledge and skills in relation to alcohol brief interventions (ABIs) amongst final year nursing and occupational therapy undergraduates. Nurse Education in Practice, 20, 45-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2016.06.004
The perceived value of Alcohol Brief Interventions as a tool to address alcohol misuse in Scotland has supported the establishment of a Health Improvement, Efficiency, Access ...

The families and friends of heavy drinkers: Caught in the cross-fire of policy change?

Journal Article
O'May, F., Whittaker, A., Black, H., & Gill, J. S. (2017)
The families and friends of heavy drinkers: Caught in the cross-fire of policy change?. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36(2), 192-199. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.12403
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: Research highlights the need to better understand the impact of alcohol-related harm on families and communities. Scottish policy initiatives to reduc...

The enigma of 'harmful' alcohol consumption: evidence from a mixed methods study involving female drinkers in Scotland

Journal Article
Gill, J. S., Rush, R., Black, H., O'May, F. P., Chick, J., Rees, C., & McPake, B. (2015)
The enigma of 'harmful' alcohol consumption: evidence from a mixed methods study involving female drinkers in Scotland. Perspectives in Public Health, 136, 34-42. https://doi.org/10.1177/1757913915603039
Background/Aims: An appreciation of the drinking patterns of population subgroups may usefully inform tailored interventions. For this purpose research has highlighted a need ...

Alcohol purchasing by ill heavy drinkers; cheap alcohol is no single commodity.

Journal Article
Gill, J., Chick, J., Black, H., Rees, C., O'May, F., Rush, R., & McPake, B. (2015)
Alcohol purchasing by ill heavy drinkers; cheap alcohol is no single commodity. Public Health, 129(12), 1571-1578. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2015.08.013
Objectives Potential strategies to address alcohol misuse remain contentious. We aim to characterise the drink purchases of one population group: heavy drinkers in contact wi...

Alcohol pricing and purchasing among heavy drinkers in Edinburgh and Glasgow: Current trends and implications for pricing policies.

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Chick, J., & Gill, J. S. (2015)
Alcohol pricing and purchasing among heavy drinkers in Edinburgh and Glasgow: Current trends and implications for pricing policies
Executive summary This is a study of the alcohol purchasing behaviour of patients with alcohol-related conditions at NHS settings in Edinburgh and Glasgow. In 2011/12, 639 dri...

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