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  1. Phases of alcohol problem prevention research.

    Article - En anglais

    We build on precedents from other health research to present a phases model of research for alcohol problem prevention that accommodates the special characteristics of this research.

    We propose a five-level model, in which research moves along a series of relevant continua :

    • from basic to more and more applied research ;

    • from descriptive hypothesis-generating pilot studies to full-fledged, methodologically sophisticated, hypothesis-testing studies ;

    • from smaller to larger samples for testing ;

    • from greater to lesser control of experimental conditions ;

    • from more artificial « laboratory » environments to real-world geographically defined communities ;

    • from testing the effects of single prevention strategies to more complex studies of multiple strategies integrated into intervention systems ;

    • and from research-driven outcome studies to « demonstration » projects that evaluate the capacity of various types of communities to implement prevention programs based on prior evaluations. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Ethanol, Prévention, Homme, Procédure intervention, Méthodologie, Recherche, Phase, Politique sanitaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ethanol, Prevention, Human, Intervention procedure, Methodology, Research, Phase, Health policy

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0149909

    Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 16/11/1999.