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On SAGE Insight: Must-read free article in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Chemotherapy Side Effects on Memory and Response to Alcohol

Article title: What You Do Not Know Could Hurt You: What Women Wish Their Doctors Had Told Them About Chemotherapy Side Effects on Memory and Response to Alcohol From Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research Free access to this great … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Targeting night-time economy venues when promoting rape prevention discourse

Article title: Location, libation and leisure: An examination of the use of licensed venues to help challenge sexual violence From Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal Anti-rape campaign messages have increasingly targeted men in order to educate them on the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: An investigation of strategies used in alcohol brand marketing and alcohol-related health promotion on Facebook

From DIGITAL HEALTH Alcohol, one of the most heavily advertised products in the world, is commonly promoted on social media. Alcohol brands are incorporating social networking sites (SNS) into their marketing programmes. SNS are also being used to reduce alcohol … Continue reading

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Sexual assault victimization among female undergraduates during study abroad

Sexual assault victimization among female undergraduates during study abroad: A single campus survey study From Journal of Interpersonal Violence Almost all research on sexual assault among undergraduate university students pertains to incidents that occur on domestic college and university campuses. … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Sport and alcohol

From International Review for the Sociology of Sport This double issue focuses on the contemporary agenda of research on alcohol within the field of sociology of sport. In the popular imagination, sport is typically perceived as being either awash with … Continue reading

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The contested terrain of alcohol sponsorship of sport

The contested terrain of alcohol sponsorship of sport in New Zealand From International Review for the Sociology of Sport Alcohol brands sold in New Zealand are increasingly being marketed via sponsorship of music and sporting events. This study examines the … Continue reading

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A simple 10 step approach to reducing the harms of alcohol

Doing it by numbers: A simple approach to reducing the harms of alcohol From Journal of Psychopharmacology Much the same way individuals are encouraged to know their blood pressure and cholesterol numbers to maintain a healthy lifestyle, a new editorial … Continue reading

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‘A big night out’: Young people’s night-time drinking habits in English cities

‘A Big Night Out’: Young People’s Drinking, Social Practice and Spatial Experience in the ‘Liminoid’ Zones of English Night-time Cities From Urban Studies The UK has amongst the highest rate of young people aged between 15 and 24 indulging in … Continue reading

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Harm reduction strategies to minimise the risk of hepatitis C transmission in prison

Harm reduction behind bars Prison worker perspectives From SAGE Open Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is one of the most commonly notified communicable diseases in Australia. While the risk is greatest in people with a history of injection drug use, … Continue reading

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Perspectives on alcohol consumption and false allegations of rape

Regretting it after? Focus group perspectives on alcohol consumption, nonconsensual sex and false allegations of rape From Social & Legal Studies Recent social network responses to the conviction of the Welsh footballer Ched Evans for the rape of an extremely … Continue reading

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The impact of alcohol in pedestrian trauma

From Trauma Alcohol-related injuries represent a significant global health burden. While much has been done to raise public awareness and decrease drunk-driving rates in many parts of the world, alcohol use by both drivers and vulnerable roadway users continues to … Continue reading

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Academic giftedness and alcohol use in early adolescence

From Gifted Child Quarterly Alcohol is the drug of choice among American adolescents, used by more young people than tobacco or marijuana. Alcohol is the leading contributor to deaths among youth. Each year approximately 5,000 young people die as a … Continue reading

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Links between alcohol consumption, our perception of others and increased levels of aggression

Effects of acute alcohol consumption on the perception of eye gaze direction From Journal of Psychopharmacology This article explores the link between alcohol and increased aggression by assessing differences in how people look at others. The study uses a gaze … Continue reading

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