Point Alcohol and Drug Centre,
phone +61 3 8413 8430, fax +61 3 9416 3420, e-mail: email@example.com
Professor of Social Alcohol Research,
Director, AER Centre for Alcohol
Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne (March 2006 –
Acting Director, Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre (November 2007 – April 2010)
Professor, Centre for Social
Research on Alcohol and Drugs,
Visiting Scientist, National Institute for
Alcohol and Drug Research,
Addiction Research Foundation,
Chief Scientist, Addiction Research
Coordinator of International Affairs (1996-1998);
Vice-President for Research (1991-1997); Acting President (1994);
Senior Scientist (1991-1998)
Alcohol Research Group and antecedents:
Director (1987‑1991) and Senior Scientist (1981‑1991), Institute of Epidemiology and Behavioral Medicine, Medical Research Institute of San Francisco; Member ex‑officio, Board of Trustees and Management Committee of the Medical Research Institute of San Francisco (1985‑1991).
Scientific Director, National Alcohol Research Center, Alcohol Research Group, Institute of Epidemiology and Behavioral Medicine, Medical Research Institute of San Francisco (1981‑1991).
Scientific Director, Social Research Group
Research Scientist, The George Washington
University, Social Research Group, Western Office,
Research Associate, Mental Research
Institute, Drinking Practices Study,
Adjunct Professor (previously Associate), University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Dept. of Social and Administrative Health Sciences, Alcohol Research Group (1982‑1991); Program Director, Research Training in Alcohol Studies grant (1977‑1991).
Lecturer and Principal Administrative Analyst, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Department of Social and Administrative Health Sciences, Alcohol Research Group (1972‑1982); Teaching Assistant, University of California, Berkeley (1961‑1963).
Lifetime Achievement Award from Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section, American Public Health Association (2002).
CAN Drug Research Prize, annual award for an alcohol and drug researcher active in
Senior Scientist Award, annual award for contributions to alcohol policy research, Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (2008)
NIDA Award for Excellence in Collaborative Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse International Program (2010)
Member, World Health Organization Expert Advisory Panel on Drug Dependence and Alcohol Problems (1979‑present).
President, Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA), (Nov. 2006- present)
President, Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol (1987‑1989, elected); Coordinating Committee member, (1989-1993, 1997-2001).
Board Member, Jellinek Memorial Fund (Alcohol Studies Award), (1992-present).
Chair, Selection Committee, IVO Young Scientist Award in Drug Research (1996).
Chair (1996-1999) and Member (1993-1999),
Prevention Enhancement Protocols (PEPS) Planning Group,
Chair (1992-1997) and Member (1992-1998)
Member (1992-1998), National Working Group on Addictions Policy, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA).
Board Member, International Council on Alcohol and Addictions (1982‑1995); Deputy President (1992-1995); Honorary Vice-President (2004 – present).
Chair, Alcohol Epidemiology Section, International Council on Alcohol and Addictions (1974‑1987).
Advisor, World Health Organization Mental Health Division and Programme on Substance Abuse (1976‑present).
Editor-in-Chief, Drug and Alcohol Review (2009-present)
Editor, Contemporary Drug Problems (1984‑present).
Associate Editor, Addiction Research and Theory (1993-2004).
Chairperson, Alcohol Abuse Prevention Review Committee, U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (1979‑1982).
Member Scientific Advisory Board, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (1986‑1991).
Member, Panel on Alternative Policies
Affecting the Prevention of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National
Member, Panel on Research Opportunities in
Member, Task Force on Alcohol and Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (1974, 1977, 1980, 1986, 1989).
Member, Task Panel on Nature and Scope of Problems, and Liaison Task Panel on Alcohol‑Related Problems, President's Commission on Mental Health (1977‑1978).
Member, NHMRC Review of the Australian Alcohol Guidelines Working Committee (2007-2008)
Member, Victoria Drug and Alcohol Prevention Committee (2008-present)
Member, Advisory Group to Victorian Alcohol Action plan (2007-2008)
Chairperson, Drinking and Drug Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems (1975‑1977).
Founding Editor, The Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor (1970‑1976).
Member, Editorial Boards, Alcohol and Alcoholism, Addiction (1989-present), Journal of Primary Prevention (1983-present), Drug and Alcohol Review (1992-present), Journal of Substance Abuse (1998-2001).
A.-M., Catalano, P., Chikritzhs, T., Dale, C., Doran, C., Ferris, J.,
C.J., Borges, G., Giesbrecht, N., Hungerford, D., Peden, M., Poznyak, V., Room,
R. & Stockwell, T., eds. (2009) Alcohol
and Injuries: Emergency Department Studies in an International Perspective.
A28 Babor, T., Caulkins, J., Edwards, G., Fischer, B., Foxcroft, D., Humphreys, K., Obot, I., Rehm, J., Reuter, P., Room, R., Rossow, I. & Strang, J. (2010) Drug Policy and the Public Good. Oxford, etc.: Oxford University Press.
A27 Room, R., Fischer, B., Hall, W., Lenton, S.
& Reuter, P. (2010) Cannabis Policy:
Moving beyond Stalemate. Oxford, etc.: Oxford University Press.
A26 Rødner Sznitman, S., Olsson, B. and Room, R., eds. (2008) A Cannabis Reader: Global Issues and Local Experiences – Perspectives on Cannabis Controversies, Treatment and Regulation in Europe. 2 vols. EMCCDA Monograph No. 8. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities.
M. & Room, R., eds. (2007) Youth Drinking Cultures: European Experiences. Aldershot, Hampshire & Burlington, Vermont:
A24 Giesbrecht, N., Demers, A., Ogborne, A., Room, R., Stoduto, G. and Lindquist, E., eds. (2006) Sober Reflections: Commerce, Public Health, and the Evolution of Alcohol Policy in Canada, 1980-2000. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press.
A23 Obot, I.S. & Room, R., eds. (2005) Alcohol, Gender and Drinking Problems: Perspectives from Low and Middle Income Countries. Geneva: World Health Organization, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
A22 Babor, T., Caetano, R., Casswell, S., Edwards, G., Giesbrecht, N., Graham, K., Grube, J., Gruenewald, P., Hill, L., Holder, H., Homel, R., Österberg, E., Rehm, J., Room, R., & Rossow, I. (2003) Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity – Research and Public Policy. Oxford, etc.: Oxford University Press. Also published in German and Swedish.
A22a. Babor, T., Caetano, R., Casswell, S., Edwards, G., Giesbrecht, N., Graham, K., Grube, J., Hill, L., Holder, H., Homel, R., Livingston, M., Österberg, E., Rehm, J., Room, R., and Rossow, I. (2010) Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity - Research and Public Policy. 2nd ed. Oxford, etc.: Oxford UP.
A16 Klaus Mäkelä, Ilkka Arminen, Kim Bloomfield, Irmgard Eisenbach-Stangl, Karin Helmersson Bergmark, Noriko Kurube, Nicoletta Mariolini, Hildigunnur Ólafsdóttir, John H. Peterson, Mary Phillips, Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room, Pia Rosenqvist, Haydée Rosovsky, Kerstin Stenius, Grazyna Świątkiewicz, Bohdan Woronowicz and Antoni Zieliński (1996) Alcoholics Anonymous as a Mutual-Help Movement: A Study in Eight Societies. Madison and London: University of Wisconsin Press.
A15 Griffith Edwards, Peter Anderson, Thomas F. Babor, Sally Casswell, Roberta Ferrence, Norman Giesbrecht, Christine Godfrey, Harold D. Holder, Paul Lemmens, Klaus Mäkelä, Lorraine T. Midanik, Thor Norström, Esa Österberg, Anders Romelsjö, Robin Room, Jussi Simpura and Ole-Jørgen Skog (1994) Alcohol Policy and the Public Good. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Also published in Norwegian, Russian, Swedish, French, Finnish and German.
A14 Thomas Babor, Robert Campbell, Robin Room and John Saunders, compilers (1994) Lexicon of Alcohol and Drug Terms. Geneva: World Health Organization.
A13 Susanna Barrows and Robin Room, eds. (1991) Drinking: Behavior and Belief Systems in Modern History. Berkeley: University of California Press.
A12 Norman Giesbrecht, Peter Conley, Robert Denniston, Louis Gliksman, Harold D. Holder, Ann Pederson, Robin Room and Martin Shain, eds. (1990) Research, Action, and the Community: Experiences in the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems. Rockville, MD: Office for Substance Prevention, DHHS Publication No. (ADM) 89-1651.
A11 Norman Giesbrecht, René González, Marcus Grant, Esa Österberg, Robin Room, Irving Rootman and Lee Towle, eds. (1989) Drinking and Casualties: Accidents, Poisoning and Violence in an International Perspective. New York and London: Tavistock/Routledge.
A10 Susanna Barrows, Robin Room and Jeffrey Verhey, eds. (1987) The Social History of Alcohol: Drinking and Culture in Modern Society. Berkeley: Alcohol Research Group.
A9 Robin Room and Gary Collins, eds. (1983) Alcohol and Disinhibition: The Nature and Meaning of the Link. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Research Monograph No. 12. Washington, D.C.: U.S.G.P.O., DHHS Publication No. (ADM) 83‑1246.
A8 Norman Giesbrecht, Monique Cahannes, Jacek Moskalewicz, Esa Österberg and Robin Room, eds. (1983) Consequences of Drinking: Trends in Alcohol Problem Statistics in Seven Countries. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation.
A7 Griffith Edwards, M.M. Gross, M. Keller, J. Moser and R. Room, eds. (1977) Alcohol‑Related Disabilities. Geneva: World Health Organization Offset Publication No. 32, 1977. Also in a French edition: Incapacités Liées à la Consommation d'Alcool. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1978, and in a Japanese edition, Tokyo, 1982.
A6 Klaus Mäkelä, Robin Room, Eric Single, Pekka Sulkunen and Brendan Walsh, with 13 others (1981) Alcohol, Society and the State: I. A Comparative Study of Alcohol Control. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation. Also published in Italian.
A5 Marc Aarens, Tracy Cameron, Judy Roizen, Ron Roizen, Robin Room, Dan Schneberk and Deborah Wingard (1977) Alcohol, Casualties and Crime. Berkeley, California: Social Research Group, Report No. C‑18, November.
A4 Robin Room and Susan Sheffield, eds. (1976) The Prevention of Alcohol Problems. Sacramento, California State Office of Alcoholism.
A3 John O'Donnell, Harwin Voss, Richard Clayton, Gerald Slatin and Robin Room (1976) Young Men and Drugs: A Nationwide Survey. NIDA Monograph No. 5, Washington, D.C.: U.S.G.P.O.
A2 Kettil Bruun, Griffith Edwards, Martti Lumio, Klaus Mäkelä, Lynn Pan, Robert E. Popham, Robin Room, Wolfgang Schmidt, Ole-Jørgen Skog, Pekka Sulkunen, and Esa Österberg (1975) Alcohol Control Policies in Public Health Perspective. Helsinki: The Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, Vol. 25. Also in Finnish, Swedish and German editions.
A1 Don Cahalan and Robin Room (1974) Problem Drinking Among American Men. (Monograph No. 7). New Brunswick: Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies.
B104 Room, R. (2010) Alkogol'naya politika: polozhenie del i problemy v Evrope i Severnoi Azii (Alcohol politics: status of the problem in Europe and North Asia), in: Khalturnia, D.A. and Korotaev, A.V. (eds.), Alkogol'naya katastrofa i vozmozhnosti gosudarstvennoi politiki v preodolenii alkogol'noi sverkhsmertnosit v Rossii (The alcohol catastrophe and the possibilities of public policy in overcoming extreme alcohol mortality in Russia), 2nd ed. (Moscow: URSS, 2010) (1st ed. 2007).
B99 Rehm, J. & Room, R. (2009) Aggregate vs. individual data as bases for modelling the impact of alcohol on injury. Pp. 109-120 in: Cherpitel, C.J., Borges, G., Giesbrecht, N., Hungerford, D., Peden, M., Poznyak, V., Room, R. & Stockwell, T., eds., Alcohol and Injuries: Emergency Department Studies in an International Perspective. Geneva: Departments of Mental Health and Substance Abuse & of Injuries and Violence Prevention, World Health Organization.
B77 Rehm, J. & Room, R. The global burden of disease attributable to alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs. In: T. Stockwell, P.J. Gruenewald, J.W. Toumbourou & W. Loxley, eds., Preventing Harmful Substance Use: The Evidence Base for Policy and Practice, pp. 25-41. Chichester, UK, etc.: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., 2005.
B75a. Published in Polish as “Picie kontrolowane jako sukces moralny i cel społecznych oddziaływań”, Alkoholizm i Narkomania 19(4):369-378, 2006.
B74 Rehm, J., Room, R., Monteiro, M., Gmel, G., Graham, K., Rehn, N., Sempos, C.T., Frick, U., & Jernigan, D. Alcohol use. In: M. Ezzati, A.D. Lopez, A. Rodgers, & C.J.L. Murray (Eds.). Comparative Quantification of Health Risks. Global and Regional Burden of Disease Attributable to Selected Major Risk Factors: Volume 1 (pp. 959-1108). Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004.
B71 Room, R. & Hradilova Selin, K. Drickandets fördelar (Benefits of drinking). Pp. 179-198 in: Hradilova Selin, K., ed. Svenska drykesvanor och deras konsekvenser i början av det nya milleniet (Swedish drinking habits and their consequences at the beginning of the new millenium). Stockholm: SoRAD, Forskningsrapport nr. 20, 2004.
B70 Room, R. “What if we found the magic bullet?” Ideological and ethical constraints on biological alcohol research and its application. In: Müller, R. & Klingemann H., eds. From Science to Action? 100 Years Later - Alcohol Policies Revisited, pp. 153-162. Dordrecht &c.: Kluwer, 2004.
B67 Room, R. Northern lights: the interplay of research and policies. Pp. 376-379 in: Edwards, G., ed., Addiction: Evolution of a Specialist Field. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2002.
B66 Room, R., Romelsjö, A. & Mäkelä, P. Conclusion: Impacts of alcohol policy: the Nordic experience. Pp. 167-174 in: Room, R., ed. The Effects of Nordic Alcohol Policies: What Happens to Drinking when Alcohol Controls Change? Helsinki: Nordic Council for Alcohol and Drug Research, NAD Publication 42, 2002.
B65 Olsson, B., Ólafsdóttir, H. & Room, R. Introduction: Nordic traditions of studying the impact of alcohol policies. Pp. 5-16 in: Room, R., ed. The Effects of Nordic Alcohol Policies: What Happens to Drinking when Alcohol Controls Change? Helsinki: Nordic Council for Alcohol and Drug Research, NAD Publication 42, 2002.
B64 Room, R., A hazardous commodity with culture-bound effects: policy implications of ECAS. Pp. 213-219 in: Norström, T., ed., Alcohol in Postwar Europe: Consumption, Drinking Patterns, Consequences and Policy Responses in 15 European Countries. Stockholm: National Institute of Public Health and Almqvist & Wiksell International, 2002.
B63 Room, R. Would reducing the level of alcohol consumption reduce rates of alcohol-related harm? The state of evidence. Pp. 24-29 in: Strategic Task Force on Alcohol, Interim Report: May 2002. Dublin: Department of Health and Children, 2002. http://www.doh.ie/pdfdocs/stfa.pdf
B62 Room, R., Alcohol policy effectiveness. Pp. 30-35 in: Strategic Task Force on Alcohol, Interim Report: May 2002. Dublin: Department of Health and Children, 2002. http://www.doh.ie/pdfdocs/stfa.pdf
B60 Room, R., Demers, A. and Bourgault, C., Survey research on drinking in developing societies, pp. 6-11 in: Demers, A., Room, R. and Bourgault, C., eds. Surveys of Drinking Patterns and Problems in Seven Developing Countries. Geneva: World Health Organization, WHO/MSD/MSB/01.2, 2001.
B59 Robin Room, Drugs, international aspects, in Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes, eds., International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.
B58 Robin Room, New findings in alcohol epidemiology. Pp. 35-42 in: Nina Rehn, with Robin Room & Griffith Edwards, Alcohol in the European Region: Consumption, Harm and Policies. Copenhagen, WHO Regional Office for Europe, 2001.
B57 T. Bedirhan Üstün, Somnath Chatterji, Jerome E. Bickenbach, Robert T. Trotter II, Robin Room, Jürgen Rehm and Shekhar Saxena, Cross-cultural results: summary and conclusions. Pp. 309-321 in: T. B. Üstün et al., eds., Disability and Culture: Universalism and Diversity. Seattle, etc.: Hofgrebe & Huber, 2001.
B56 Angela Paglia, Jürgen Rehm and Robin Room, Culture-specific findings from the CAR study: Canada -- Toronto. Pp. 85-93 in: T. B. Üstün et al., eds., Disability and Culture: Universalism and Diversity. Seattle, etc.: Hofgrebe & Huber, 2001.
B55 Robert T. Trotter II, Jürgen Rehm, Somnath Chatterji, Robin Room and T. Bedirhan Üstün, Cross-cultural applicability research (CAR) methods. Pp. 37-62 in: T. B. Üstün et al., eds., Disability and Culture: Universalism and Diversity. Seattle, etc.: Hofgrebe & Huber, 2001.
B54 Robin Room, Jürgen Rehm, Robert T. Trotter II, Angela Paglia, and T. Bedirhan Üstün, Cross-cultural views on stigma, valuation, parity and societal attitudes towards disability. Pp. 247-291 in: T. B. Üstün et al., eds., Disability and Culture: Universalism and Diversity. Seattle, etc.: Hofgrebe & Huber, 2001.
B53 Barbara C. Leigh and Robin Room, Alcohol and crime: behavioral aspects, pp. 36-44 in: Joshua Dressler, ed., Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, 2nd edition. New York: Macmillan Reference, 2002.
B52 John Slade, Warren K. Bickel, Thomas J. Crowley, Roberta Ferrence, Jack E. Henningfield, Thomas P. Houston, Brenda Mitchell, Robin Room, David Sweanor and Kenneth E. Warner, The role of managing nicotine in controlling the tobacco epidemic. Pp. 483-501 in Roberta Ferrence, John Slade, Robin Room and Marilyn Pope, eds., Nicotine and Public Health, Washington: American Public Health Association, 2000.
B51 Robin Room, Governing images in public discourse about problematic drinking. Pp. 33-45 in Nick Heather, Timothy J. Peters and Timothy Stockwell, eds., Handbook of Alcohol Dependence and Alcohol-Related Problems. Chichester, UK, etc.:John Wiley & Sons, 2001.
B50 Robin Room, Prevention of alcohol-related problems. Pp. 514-519 in Michael G. Gelder, Juan J. López-Ibor and Nancy Andreasen, eds., New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry, vol. 1. Oxford, etc.: Oxford University Press, 2001.
B50a. Robin Room, Prevention of alcohol-related problems. Pp. 467-472 in: Michael Gelder, Nancy Andreasen, Juan Lopez-IborJohn Geddes, eds., New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry (2 vols.), 2nd edition. Oxford, etc.: Oxford University Press, 2009.
B49 Robin Room, Preface. Pp. 1-3 in Leanne Riley and Mac Marshall, eds., Alcohol and Public Health in Developing Countries. Geneva: Substance Abuse Department, World Health Organization, 1999. (WHO/HSC/SAB/99.9)
B48 Wayne Hall, Robin Room and Susan Bondy, Comparing the health and psychological effects of alcohol, cannabis, nicotine and opiate use. Pp. 475-506 in Harold Kalant, William Corrigall, Wayne Hall and Reginald Smart, eds. The Health Effects of Cannabis. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 1999.
B47 Robin Room, Control systems for psychoactive substances. Pp.37-61 in: Roberta Ferrence, John Slade, Robin Room and Marilyn Pope, eds., Nicotine and Public Health, Washington: American Public Health Association, 2000.
B46 Robin Room and Angela Paglia, Explaining attitudes about public policy on drug availability: the role of expectancies about drinking and drug effects. Pp. 79-96 in Christine Hartel and Meyer Glantz, eds., Drug Abuse: Origins and Interventions. Washington: American Psychological Association, 1999.
B45 Robin Room, Harm reduction, human rights and the W.H.O. Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. Pp. 119-130 in: Patricia Erickson, Diane Riley, Yuet Cheung and Pat O’Hare, Harm Reduction: A New Direction for Drug Policies and Programs. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997.
B44 Robin Room, Introduction. Pp. xi-xiv in: Reginald Smart and Alan Ogborne, Northern Spirits. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation, 1996.
B43 Robin Room, "Alcohol and drugs in a public health context: 1. Alcohol and other drugs." Pp. 2432-2439 in: Warren T. Reich, ed., Encyclopedia of Bioethics, Revised Edition. New York: Macmillan, 1995. Revised version published as: Alcohol and other drugs in a public health context. In: Post, S.G., ed., Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 3rd edition, vol. 1, pp. 137-144, 2004.
B42 Robin Room, "Adolescent drinking as collective behavior and performance." Pp. 205-208 in: Robert Zucker, G. Boyd and J. Howard, eds., The Development of Alcohol Problems: Exploring the Biopsychosocial Matrix of Risk. NIAAA Research Monograph Series. Washington: USGPO, 1994.
B41 Robin Room, "Alcoholics Anonymous as a social movement." Pp. 167-187 in: Barbara S. McCrady and William R. Miller, eds., Research on Alcoholics Anonymous: Opportunities and Alternatives. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, 1993.
B40 Robin Room, "Drugs, science, and policy: A view from the USA." Pp. 26-33 in: Griffith Edwards, John Strang and Jerome H. Jaffe, eds., Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco: Making the Science and Policy Connections. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993.
B25 Jim Baumohl and Robin Room, "Inebriety, doctors and the state: alcoholism treatment institutions before 1940." Pp. 135‑174 in: Marc Galanter, ed., Recent Developments in Alcoholism. Vol. 5. New York: Plenum, 1987.
B24 Robin Room, Problemy zwiazane z alkoholem -- pojecia i metodologia. (Alcohol‑Related Problems: Conceptual and Methodological Aspects.) Pp. 98‑117 in: Ignacy Wald, ed. Alkohol: Oraz zwiazane z nim problemy spoteczne i zdrowotne. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe (Polish State Publishing House), 1986.
B23 Robin Room, "AIDS and alcohol: epidemiological and behavioral aspects." Pp. 53‑63 in: Peter Petrakis, The Effects of Alcohol on the Immune System, Washington: NIAAA, ARUS Report, 1986.
B22 Robin Room, "Foreword." Pp. xi‑xvii in: Linda Bennett and Genevieve Ames, eds., The American Experience with Alcohol: Contrasting Cultural Perspectives. New York and London: Plenum, 1985.
B21 Robin Room, "Alcohol as a cause: empirical links and social definitions." Pp. 11‑19 in: J.P. von Wartburg, P. Magnenat, R. Müller and S. Wyss, eds., Currents in Alcohol Research and the Prevention of Alcohol Problems, Berne, Stuttgart and Toronto: Hans Huber, 1985.
B20 Robin Room, "The preventive implications of the socio‑cultural modelling of drinking ‑ synthesis." Pp. 125‑127 in: J.P. von Wartburg, P. Magnenat, R. Müller and S. Wyss, eds., Currents in Alcohol Research and the Prevention of Alcohol Problems, Berne, Stuttgart and Toronto: Hans Huber, 1985.
B19 Robin Room, "An intoxicated society?: Alcohol issues then and now in Australia." Pp. 147‑215 in: John Cavanaugh, Frederick Clairmonte and Robin Room, eds., The World Alcohol Industry with Special Reference to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Sydney: University of Sydney Transnational Corporations Research Project, 1985.
B18 Robin Room, "The recent history of alcohol controls: an international perspective." Pp. 27‑33 in: Harold Holder and Jerome Hallan, eds., Control Issues in Alcohol Abuse Prevention. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Human Ecology Institute, 1984.
B17 Robin Room, " Implications for international action." Pp. 195-196 in: Harold Holder and Jerome Hallan, eds., Control Issues in Alcohol Abuse Prevention. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Human Ecology Institute, 1984.
B16 Robin Room, "Legislative strategies and the prevention of alcohol problems." Pp. 152‑164 in: Marcus Grant and Bruce Ritson, eds., Alcohol: The Prevention Debate. London: Croom Helm, 1983.
B15 Robin Room, "Paternalism, rationality and the special status of alcohol." Pp. 262 ‑ 266 in: Marcus Grant, Martin Plant and Alan Williams, eds., Economics and Alcohol: Consumption and Controls. London and Canberra: Croom Helm; and New York: Gardner Press, 1983.
B14 Robin Room, "Alcohol and crime: behavioral aspects." Pp. 35‑44 in: Sanford Kadish, ed., Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, Vol. 1. New York: Free Press, 1983.
B13 Robin Room, "New directions in the primary prevention of mental problems: comment on a debate". Pp. 97‑108 in: Herbert A. Marlowe and Richard B. Weinberg, eds., Primary Prevention: Fact or Fallacy? Tampa: Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 1983; also in Journal of Primary Prevention, 5:302‑306, 1985.
B12 Robin Room, "Sociological aspects of the disease concept of alcoholism." Pp. 47‑91 in: Reginald Smart et al., eds., Research Advances in Alcohol and Drug Problems, Vol. 7. New York and London: Plenum, 1983.
B11 Robin Room, "Alcohol, science and social control." Pp. 371‑384 in: E. Gomberg, H. Raskin White, and John Carpenter, eds., Alcohol, Science and Society Revisited. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1982.
B10 Robin Room, "Region and urbanization as factors in drinking practices and problems." Pp. 555‑604 in: Benjamin Kissin and Henri Begleiter, eds., The Pathogenesis of Alcoholism: Psychosocial Factors, The Biology of Alcoholism, Vol. 6. New York: Plenum Press, 1982.
B9 Robin Room, "Alcohol as an issue in Papua New Guinea: a view from the outside." Pp. 441‑450 in: Mac Marshall, ed., Through a Glass Darkly: Beer and Modernization in Papua New Guinea. Monograph 18. Boroko, Papua New Guinea: IASER Press, 1982. Abridged as: "Papua New Guinea: The Rhetoric of Alcohol Control." Pp. 221‑231 in: Griffith Edwards et al., eds. Drug Use and Misuse: Cultural Perspectives. London and Canberra: Croom Helm; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983.
B8 Robin Room, "A note on observational studies of drinking and community response." Pp.238-244 in: Thomas Harford and Lawrence Gaines, eds., Social Drinking Contexts. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, NIAAA Monograph No. 7, Publication (ADM) 81-1097, 1981.
B7 Richard Bunce, Tracy Cameron, Gary Collins, Patricia Morgan, James Mosher and Robin Room, "California's Alcohol Experience: Stable Patterns and Shifting Responses." Pp. 159‑197 in: Eric Single, Patricia Morgan and Jan de Lint, eds., Alcohol, Society and the State: II. The Social History of Alcohol Control Experiences in Seven Countries, Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation, 1981.
B6 Robin Room, Tracy Cameron, Joan Friedman, David Smith and Lawrence Wallack, "Profile of policies and programmes for the prevention of alcohol‑ related problems: United States of America." Pp. 10‑1 to 10‑24 in: Joy Moser, ed., Prevention of Alcohol‑Related Problems: National...Profiles of Alcohol Use, Alcohol‑Related Problems and Preventive Measures.... Geneva: World Health Organization, Document MNH/80‑18, August 1980.
B5 Robin Room, "Treatment‑seeking populations and larger realities." Pp. 205‑224 in: Griffith Edwards and Marcus Grant, eds., Alcoholism Treatment in Transition. London: Croom Helm, 1980.
B4 Robin Room, "Evaluating the effect of drinking laws on drinking." Pp. 267‑289, 414‑419 in: J. Ewing and B. Rouse, eds., Drinking: Alcohol in American Society ‑ Issues and Current Research. Chicago: Nelson‑Hall, 1978.
B3 Robin Room, "Measurement and distribution of drinking patterns and problems in general populations." Pp. 61‑87 in: G. Edwards, M.M. Gross, M. Keller, J. Moser and R. Room, eds., Alcohol‑Related Disabilities. Offset Publication No. 32. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1977. Also in French and Japanese.
B2 Robin Room, "Notes on the spectrum of opiate use." Pp. 40‑50 in: Joan D. Rittenhouse, ed., The Epidemiology of Heroin and Other Narcotics. DHEW Publication No. (ADM) 78‑559 Washington: National Institute on Drug Abuse, Research Monograph No. 16, 1977.
B1 [Robin Room and Nancy Day], "Alcohol and mortality." Pp. 79‑92 in: Alcohol and Health: New Knowledge, Second Special Report to the U.S. Congress, Final Edition, U.S.G.P.O., June 1974. Also published in German.
C292 Wilkinson, C. & Room, R. (in press) Alcohol and violence -- Relationships, causality, and policy. Contemporary Drug Problems, forthcoming.
C282 Anderson, P. & Room, R. (2011) Addictions and European policy: Has the “European project” stifled science-led policy? Drug & Alcohol Review 30(2):117-118.
C281 Room, R. (2011) Substance use disorders – a conceptual and terminological muddle. Addiction 106(5):879-881.
C280 Room, R. & Rehm, J. (2011) Alcohol and non-communicable diseases – cancer, heart disease and more. Addiction 106(1):1-2.
C279 Room, R. (2011) Building a pan-European alcohol policy research competence. Addiction 106 (Suppl. 1, March):v-vi.
C278 Room, R. (2011) Addiction and personal responsibility as solutions to the contradictions of neoliberal consumerism. Critical Public Health 21(2):141-151.
C278a. Room, R. (2011) Addiction and personal responsibility as solutions to the contradictions of neoliberal consumerism. In: Bell, K., McNaughton, D. & Salmon, A., eds., Alcohol, Tobacco and Obesity: Morality, Mortality and the New Public Health, pp. 47-58. London: Routledge.
C277 Room, R. (2010) [Review of James Nicholls, “The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England”], Drug & Alcohol Review 29(3):346-347.
C276 Livingston, M., Matthews, S., Barratt, M., Lloyd, B. & Room, R. (2010). Diverging trends in alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm in Victoria. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 34(4):368-373.
C275 Bond, J., Ye, Y., Cherpitel, C.J., Room, R., Rehm, J., Borges, G., Cremonte, M., Gmel, G., Hao, W., Sovinova, H., Stockwell, T. (2010) The relationship between self-reported drinking and BAC level in emergency room injury cases: is it a straight line? Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research 34(6):1118-1125.
C274 Room, R. (2010) Alcohol and drug treatment systems: What is meant, and what determines their development. Nordic Studies on Alcohol & Drugs 27(6):575-579.
C273 Room, R. (2010) Prohibition of cannabis. British Medical Journal (BMJ) 341:c5492.
C272 Room, R. & Lubman, D.I. (2010) Politics and science in classifying the dangers of drugs. Evidence-Based Mental Health 13:97-99. doi:10.1136/ebmh.13.4.97 http://ebmh.bmj.com/content/13/4/97.full
C271 Dietze, P., Room, R., Jolley, D., Matthews, S. & Chikritzhs, T. (2011) The adverse consequences of drinking in a sample of Australian adults, Journal of Substance Use 16(2): 116–126.
C270 Room, R., Ferris, J., Laslett, A.-M., Livingston, M., Mugavin, J. & Wilkinson, C. (2010) The drinker’s effect on the social environment: A conceptual framework for studying alcohol’s harm to others. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 7(4):1855-1871.
C269 Room, R. (2010) The long reaction against the wowser: The prehistory of alcohol deregulation in Australia. Health Sociology Review 19(2):151-163.
C268 Room, R. (2010) The political response to alcohol and drug advice in Australia: Comparing the response to two expert reports. Contemporary Drug Problems 37:525-535.
C267 Samokhvalov, A.V., Popova, S., Room, R., Ramonas, M. & Rehm, J. (2010) Disability associated with alcohol abuse and dependence. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 34(11):1871-1878.
C266 Drugs and Public Policy Group [12 authors including Robin Room] (2010) Drug Policy and the Public Good: Summary of the book. Addiction 105:1137-1145.
C265 Alcohol and Public Policy Group [15 authors including Robin Room] (2010) Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity – a summary of the second edition. Addiction 105:769-779. Also in Swedish: Alkohol: Ingen vanlig haldelsvara – en sammanfattning av den andra utgåvan. Nordic Studies on Alcohol & Drugs 27(2):107-125, 2010.
C264 Hölscher, F., Reissner, V., Di Furia, L., Room, R., Schifano, F., Stohler, R., Yotsidi, V. & Scherbaum, N. (2010) Differences between men and women in the course of opiate dependence: is there a telescoping effect? European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 260(3):235-41. DOI 10.1007/s00406-009-0053-x.
C263 Room, R. (2010) A blast from the past – Temperance as the source of all our troubles. [commentary on a paper by Stanton Peele] Addiction Research & Theory 18(4):383-385.
C262 Room, R. (2010) “Contemporary Drug Problems” then and now – an editor’s envoi. Contemporary Drug Problems 37(2):193-196.
C261 Bloomfield, K., Wicki, M., Gustafsson, N.-K., Mäkelä, P. & Room, R. (2010) Changes in alcohol-related problems after alcohol policy changes in Denmark, Finland, and Sweden. Journal of Studies on Alcohol & Drugs 71(1):32-40.
C260 Rehm, J., Giesbrecht, N., Gliksman, L., Graham, K., Le, A.D., Mann, R.E., Room, R., Rush, B., Tyndale R.F. & Wells, S. (2011) Substance abuse research in a modern health care centre: The case of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Addiction 106(4):689-697.
C259 Taylor, B., Irving, H.M., Kanteres, F., Room, R., Borges, G., Cherpitel, C., Bond, J., Greenfield, T., & Rehm, J. (2010). The more you drink, the harder you fall: a systematic review and meta-analysis of how acute alcohol consumption and injury or collision risk increase together. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 110(1-2):108-116. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2010.02.011.
C258 Rehm, J., Baliunas, D., Borges, G.L.G., Graham, K., Irving, H.M., Kehoe, T., Parry, C.D., Patra, J., Popova, S., Poznyak,V., Roerecke, M., Room, R., Samokhvalov, A.V., & Taylor, B. (2010). The relation between different dimensions of alcohol consumption and burden of disease - an overview. Addiction 105(5):817-843.
C257 Rehm, J., Samokhvalov, A.V., Neumann, M.G., Room, R., Parry, C., Lönnroth, K., Patra, J., Poznyak, V. & Popova, S. (2009) The association between alcohol use, alcohol use disorders and tuberculosis (TB): A systematic review. BMC Public Health 9:450.
C256 Room, R. & Livingston, M. (2010) Who drinks how much less with which price policy? A rich feast for policy discussion. Addiction 105(3):394-395.
C255 Rehm, J. & Room, R. (2009) Why do we need international regulations for alcohol control? Nordic Studies on Alcohol & Drugs 26(4):447-450.
C254 Room, R. & Rehm, J. (2009) The place of risk in drug policies. Addiction 104(11):1862-1863.
C253 Rehm, J. & Room, R. (2009) Monitoring of alcohol use and attributable harm from an international perspective. Contemporary Drug Problems 36(3-4):575-587.
C252 Reissner, V., Baune, B. T., Kokkevi, A., Schifano, F., Room, R., Palm, J., Stohler, R., DiFuria, L., Rehm, J., Hölscher, F., Schwarzer, C. & Scherbaum, N. (2010) Burnout, coping and job satisfaction in service staff treating opioid addicts – from Athens to Zurich. Stress and Health 26(2): 149-159.
C251 Room, R., Rehm, J., Ramstedt, M. & Österberg, E. (2009) Policy changes and effects on individual consumption: complexities of measurement and of influences. Addiction Research and Theory 17(6):588-590.
C250 Rehm, J. & Room, R. (2009) A case study in how harmful alcohol consumption can be. The Lancet 373(9682):2176-2177.
C249 Wilkinson, C., Room, R. & Livingston, M. (2009) Mapping Australian public opinion on alcohol policies in the new millennium. Drug and Alcohol Review 28:263-274.
C248 Livingston, M. & Room R. (2009) Variations by age and sex in alcohol-related problematic behaviour per drinking volume and heavier drinking occasion. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 101(3):169-175.
C247 Parry, C., Rehm, J., Poznyak, V. & Room, R. (2009) Alcohol and infectious disease: an overlooked causal linkage? Addiction 104(3):331-332.
C246 Room, R., Österberg, E. Ramstedt, M. & Rehm. J. (2009) Explaining change and stasis in alcohol consumption. Addiction Research and Theory 17(6):562-576.
C245 Room, R. & Livingston, M. (2009) Does it matter where the drinking is, when the object is to get drunk? Addiction 104:10-11.
C244 Room, R., Schmidt, L., Rehm, J. & Mäkelä, P. (2008) International regulation of alcohol. British Medical Journal 337 (Nov. 6):a2364. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a2364. (rejoinder letter:) Schmidt, L., Rehm, J., Room, R. & Mäkelä, P. Broadening the frame for debate on public health policies regarding alcohol. 17 Nov., http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/nov06_2/a2364
C243 Wilkinson, C. and Room, R. (2009) Warnings on alcohol containers and advertisements: international experience and evidence on effects. Drug and Alcohol Review 28:426-435. DOI 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2009.00055.x.
C242 Room, R. and Gustafsson, N.K. (2008) The frequency of drinking in different sites in different Nordic areas, and the effects on it of changes in alcohol availability. Nordisk Alkohol- & Narkotikatidskrift 25(4):253-267.
C241 Hall, W.D., Chikritzhs, T.N., d’Abbs, P.H.N. & Room, R. (2008) Alcohol sales data are essential for good public policies towards alcohol. Medical Journal of Australia 189(4), 18 August:188-189.
C240 Taylor, B., Rehm, J., Room, R., Patra, J. & Bondy, S. (2008) Low risk guidelines: from conjecture to evidence. American Journal of Epidemiology 168(10):1119-25; response to commentary 1130-31.
C239 Rehm, J., Room, R. & Taylor, B. (2008) Method for moderation: Measuring lifetime risk of alcohol-attributable mortality as a basis for drinking guidelines. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research 17(3):141-151.
C238 Storbjörk, J. & Room, R. (2008) The two worlds of alcohol problems: Who is in treatment and who is not? Addiction Research and Theory 16(1):67-84.
C237 Hall, W. & Room, R. (2008) Should we recriminalize cannabis? The case against. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 53(12):793-794. (rejoinder:) Hall, W. & Room, R. (2008) Obstacles to a regulated cannabis market, Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 53(12):798.
C236 Room, R. (2008) Dealing with publication bias: two possible steps forward. Drug & Alcohol Review 27(4):343-344.
C235 Jarl, J., Johansson, P., Erikssson, A., Eriksson, M., Gerhtham, U.-G., Hemström, Ö., Hradilova Selin, K., Lenke, L., Ramstedt, M. & Room, R, (2008) The social cost of alcohol in Sweden 2002. European Journal of Health Economics 9(4):351-360.
C234 Room, R. (2008) "Justly anxious respecting the moral and material consequences": The proliferation of international control regimes for psychoactive substances. Social History of Alcohol and Drugs 22(2):6-21.
C233 Mäkelä, P., Bloomfield, K., Nina-Katri Gustafsson, N.-K., Huhtanen, P. & Room, R. (2008) Changes in volume of drinking after changes in alcohol taxes and travellers' allowances: results from a panel study, Addiction 103(2):181-191.
C232 Room, R. (2008) [review of:] Benelong’s Haven: Recovery from alcohol and drug abuse within an Aboriginal Australian residential treatment centre, by Richard Chenhall. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 32(1):96.
C231 Cherpitel, C.J., Ye, P., Bond, J., Borges, G., Macdonald, S., Stockwell, T., Room, R., Sivinova, H., Marais, S. & Giesbrecht, N. (2007) Validity of self-reported drinking before injury compared with a physiological measure: a cross-national analysis of Emergency-Department data from 16 countries. Journal of Studies on Alcohol & Drugs 68(2):296-302.
C230 Room, R. (2007) National variations in the use of alcohol and drug research: notes of an itinerant worker. Nordisk Alkohol- & Narkotikatidskrift 24(6):634-640.
C229 Livingston, M., Chikritzhs, T. & Room, R. (2007) Changing the density of alcohol outlets to reduce alcohol-related problems. Drug and Alcohol Review 26:557-566.
C228 Hradilova Selin, K. & Room, R. (2007) Social problems from drinking in the Swedish general population: measurement and reliability. Journal of Substance Use 12:103-118.
C227 Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M. & Room, R., (2007) Increasing socioeconomic inequalities in male cirrhosis of the liver mortality: Australia 1981-2002. Drug and Alcohol Review 26:273-278.
C226 Gmel, G., Room, R., Kuendig, H. & Kuntsche, S. (2007) Detrimental drinking patterns: Empirical validation of the pattern values score of the Global Burden of Disease 2000 study in 13 countries. Journal of Substance Use 12(5):337-358.
C225 Mäkelä, P., Gmel, G., Grittner, U., Kuendig, H., Kuntsche, S., Bloomfield, K. & Room, R. (2006) Drinking patterns and their gender differences in Europe. Alcohol and Alcoholism 41, Suppl. 1:i8-i18.
C224 Rehm, J., Taylor, B. & Room, R. (2006) Global burden of disease from alcohol, illicit drugs and tobacco. Drug and Alcohol Review 25:503-513.
C223 Room, R. (2006) International control of alcohol: alternative paths forward. Drug and Alcohol Review 25:581-595.
C222 Room, R. (2006) Advancing industry interests in alcohol policy: the double game. Nordisk Alkohol- & Narkotikatidskrift 26: 389-402.
C221 Hall, W.D. & Room, R. (2006) Assessing the wisdom of funding DrinkWise. Medical Journal of Australia 185(11-12):635-636.
C220 Room, R. (2006) Taking account of cultural and societal influences on substance use diagnoses and criteria. Addiction 101 (Suppl. 1), pp. 31-39.
C220a. Reprinted in Focus 5:199-207, 2007 (American Psychiatric Publishing).
C220b. Reprinted as “Cultural and social influences on substance use diagnoses and criteria”, pp. 45-60 in: John B. Saunders, ed., Diagnostic Issues in Substance Use Disorders: Refining the Research Agenda for DSM-V. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing, 2007.
C219 Room, R. (2006) Addiction concepts and international control. Social History of Alcohol and Drugs 20:276-289. Reprinted from: Global Drug Policy: Building a New Framework, pp. 15-23. Paris: Senlis Council.
C218 Cherpitel, C., Bond, J., Ye, Y., Borges, G., Room, R., Poznyak, V. & Hao, W. (2006) Multi-level analysis of causal attribution of injury to alcohol and modifying effects: data from two international emergency room projects. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 82:258-268.
C217 Room, R. (2006) Genevieve Knupfer, 1914-2005: turning presumption into researchable questions. Addiction 101:746-747.
C216 Kaskutas, L.A., Ammon, L., Delucchi, K., Room, R., Bond, J. & Weisner, C. (2005) Alcoholics Anonymous Careers: Patterns of AA Involvement Five Years after Treatment Entry. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research 29(11):1983-1990.
C215. Room, R. (2006) Many important alcohol problems are widely dispersed. Addiction 101:163-165.
C214. Room, R. (2006) Drug policy and the city. International Journal of Drug Policy 17:136.
C213. Room, R. (2006) For alcohol alternatives, the science is not the hardest part. Journal of Psychopharmacology 20:323-324.
C212 Cherpitel, C., Bond, J., Ye, Y., Room, R., Poznyak, V., Rehm. J., & Peden, M. (2005). Clinical assessment compared with breathalyser readings in the ER: concordance of ICD-10 Y90 and Y91 codes. Emergency Medicine Journal 22:689-695.
C211 Room, Robin (2006) The dangerousness of drugs. Addiction 101:166-168.
C210 Room, Robin (2006) Bridging the invisible boundaries. Addiction 101:638.
C209 Room, Robin (2006) British livers and British alcohol policy. The Lancet 367:10-11.
C208 Room, Robin. (2005) What to expect from a "social aspects" organization, and what to expect from school-based education. Addiction 100:1072-1073.
C207 Room, Robin (2005) The wheel of fortune: cycles and reactions in gambling policies. Addiction. 100:1226-1227.
C206 Room, Robin. (2005) Social change and gendered drinking: learning from differential changes in times of crisis. Addiction 100:1800-1802.
C205 Room, Robin (2005) Pattern of drinking and the Russian heart. International Journal of Epidemiology 34:788-790
C204 Room, R. (2005) Stigma, social inequality and alcohol and drug use. Drug and Alcohol Review 24:143-155.
C203 Room, R. (2005) Drinking patterns as an ideology. Addiction 100:1803-1804.
C202 Room, R. (2005) Negotiating the place of alcohol in public health: the arguments at the interface. Addiction 100:1396.-1397
C201 Room, R. (2005) Fetal alcohol syndrome: biography of a diagnosis. Lancet 365:1999-2000.
C200 Room, R. (2005) Alcohol and the World Health Organization: the ups and downs of two decades. Nordisk Alkohol- & Narkotikatidskrift 22 (English supplement):146-162.
C199 Room, R. (2005) “You’re one up because you haven’t had a drink”: bar staff, intoxication and violence. Addiction 100:729-730.
C198 Room, R. (2005) Banning smoking in taverns and restaurants – a research opportunity as well as a gain for public health. Addiction 100:888-890.
C197 Rehm, J., Room, R., van den Brink, W. & Jacobi, F. (2005). Alcohol use disorders in EU countries and Norway: An overview of the epidemiology. European Neuropsychopharmacology 15: 377-388.
C196 Rehm, J., Room, R., van den Brink, W. & Kraus, L. (2005). Problematic drug use and drug use disorders in EU countries and Norway: An overview of the epidemiology. European Neuropsychopharmacology 15: 389-397.
C195 Room, R. (2005) Multicultural contexts and alcohol and drug use as symbolic behaviour. Addiction Research and Theory 13:321-331.
C194 Room, R. Att lappa ihop en politikstudie (Patching together a policy study). Nordisk alkohol- & narkotikatidskrift 21:345-349, 2004.
C193 Room, R., Babor, T. & Rehm, J. Alcohol and public health: a review. Lancet 365:519-530, 2005.
C192 Midanik L. & Room, R. Contributions of social science to the alcohol field in an era of biomedicalization. Social Science and Medicine 60:1107-1116, 2005.
C191 Room R. Disabling the public interest: alcohol policies and strategies for England. Addiction 99:1083-1089, 2004. (with 3 commentaries and a response, “The impotence of reason in the face of greed, moral cowardice, and selfish ambition”, Addiction 99:1092-1093, 2004).
C190 Demers, A., Garretsen, H., Room, R., Rossow, I., & Ugland T. The Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol. Addiction 99:161-164, 2004.
C189 Room, R. Classic texts revisited: George E.G. Catlin, “Liquor Control”. Addiction 99:925-927, 2004
C188 Stenius, K. & Room, R. Measuring “addiction” in Europe: the diffusion of the Addiction Severity Index, and its purposes and functions. Journal of Substance Use 9:105-119, 2004.
C187 Room, R. Alcohol and harm reduction, then and now. Critical Public Health 14:329-344, 2004.
C186 Room, R., Matzger, H. & Weisner, C. Sources of informal pressure on problematic drinkers to cut down or seek treatment. Journal of Substance Use 9:280-295, 2004.
C185 Room R. Smoking and drinking as complementary behaviours. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 58:111-5, 2004.
C184 Rehm, J., Fischer, B., Graham, K., Haydon, E., Mann, R.E. & Room, R. The importance of environmental modifiers of the relationship between substance use and harm. Addiction 99:663-666, 2004.
C183 Room, R. Effects of alcohol controls: Nordic research traditions. Drug and Alcohol Review 23:43-53, 2004.
C182 Bobak, M., Room, R., Pikhart, H., Kubinova, R., Malyutine, S., Pajak, A., Kurilovitch, S., Topor, R., Nikitin, Y. & Marmot, M. Contributions of drinking patterns to differences in rates of alcohol related problems between three urban populations. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 58:238-242, 2004.
C181 Room, R. The cultural framing of addiction. Janus Head 6:221-234, 2003.
C179 Rehm, J., Room, R., Graham, K., Monteiro, M., Gmel, G. & Sempos, C.T. The relationship of average volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking to burden of disease: an overview. Addiction 98:1209-1228, 2003.
C177 Romelsjö, A., Room, R. & Ellström, E. (2003) Är alkoholberoende en mellankommande faktor mellan alkoholkonsumtion och alkoholrelaterade problem? En studie av en klinisk population i Stockholms län (Is alcohol dependence a mediator between alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems? A study of a clinical population in Stockholm County) Nordisk alkohol- och narkotikatidskrift 20:101-11.
C176 Room, R., Graham, K., Rehm, J., Jernigan, D. & Monteiro, M. Drinking and its burden in a global perspective: policy considerations and options. European Addiction Research 9:165-175, 2003.
C175 Rehm, J., Rehn, N., Room, R., Monteiro, M., Gmel, G., Jernigan, D. & Frick, U. The global distribution of average volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking. European Addiction Research 9:147-156, 2003.
C174 Room, R. Trender och frågor i den internationalle narkotikakontrollen – Wien 2003 (Trends and issues in the international drug control system – Vienna 2003). Nordisk Alkohol- och Narkotikatidskrift 20:240-254, 2003. Revised version published as: Trends and issues in the international drug control system -- Vienna 2003. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 37(4):373-383, 2005.
C173 Room, R., Palm, J., Romelsjö, A., Stenius, K. & Storbjörk, J. Kvinnor och män i svensk missbruksbehandling – beskrivning av en studie i Stockholms län (Women and men in alcohol and drug treatment: an overview of a Stockholm County study.) Nordisk Alkohol- och Narkotikatidskrift 20:91-100, 2003.
C172 Gmel, G., Rehm, J. & Room, R. Contrasting individual and aggregate studies in alcohol research? Combining them is the answer! Addiction Research and Theory 12:1-10, 2004.
C171 Rehm, J., Room, R., Graham, K. & Frick, U. Trinkmenge, Trinkmuster und ihre Beziehung zu Morbidität und Mortalität (Average volume of alcohol consumption, patterns of drinking and their relation to morbidity and mortality. Sucht 49:87-94, 2003.
C170 Rehm, J., Fischer, N., Haydon, E. & Room, R. Abstinence ideology and somatic treatment for addicts – ethical considerations. Addiction Research and Theory 11:287-293, 2003.
C169 Room, R. Rethinking alcohol, tobacco and other drug control. Addiction 98:713-716, 2003. Also: Paths forward between prohibition and laissez-faire [response to four comments] Addiction 98:721-723, 2003.
C168 Trotter, R.T. II, Ustun, B., Chatterji, S., Rehm, J., Room, R. & Bickenbach, J. (2001) Cross-cultural applicability research on disablement: Models and methods for the revision of an international classification. Human Organization 60:13-27, 2001.
C167 Room, R. Heroin maintenance and attraction to treatment. European Journal of Public Health 12:234-235, 2002.
C166 Room, R. “Nobody likes coercion”: current themes and issues in the international drug control system, Nordic Alcohol and Drug Studies 19 (English supplement): 83-89, 2002.
C165 Room, R. Private interests and public goods: whose hand is on the wheel? Addiction 97:1256-1257, 2002.
C164 Room, R. Working towards harm reduction in Brazil. Addiction 97:1488-1489, 2002.
C163 Room, R. Förbättrade prestationer och drogforskning (Performance enhancement and drug research), Alkohol och Narkotika 96:16-18, 2002. Available in English at:
C162 Room, R. and Sato, H. Drinking and drug use in youth cultures: 2. Intoxication, camaraderie and control. Contemporary Drug Problems 21:245-251, 2002.
C161 Room, R. and Sato, H. Drinking and drug use in youth cultures: 1. Building identity and community. Contemporary Drug Problems 21: 5-11, 2002.
C160 Room R. and Bullock, S. Can alcohol expectancies and attributions explain Western Europe’s north-south gradient in alcohol’s role in violence? Contemporary Drug Problems 21:619-648, 2002.
C159 Room, R. Nytt svenkt centrum för alkohol- och drogforskning (A new Swedish centre for alcohol and drug research), Nordisk Alkohol- och Narkotikatidskrift 18:395-397, 2001
C158 Room, R. and Rehm, J. Authorship, inclusion and hierarchy (commentary). Addiction 96: 509-510, 2001.
C157 Room, R. and Rossow, I., The share of violence attributable to drinking, Journal of Substance Use 6:218-228, 2001. Response to comments on paper: Room, R. and Rossow, I. Changing drinking patterns to reduce alcohol’s role may require stronger rather than looser controls. Journal of Substance Use 6:233-234, 2001.
C156 Room, R., Sverige i ett internationallt perspectiv B alkoholpolitik och dryckesvanor (Sweden in an international perspective: alcohol policy and drinking habits) Alkohol och Narkotika 95: 139-142, 2001.
C155 Rehm, J., Gmel, G., Room, R. and Frick, U. Average volume of alcohol consumption, drinking patterns and related burden of mortality in young people in established market economies of Europe, European Addiction Research 7: 148-151, 2001.
C154 Rehm, J., Monteiro, M., Room, R., Gmel, G., Jernigan, D., Frick, U. and Graham, K. Steps towards constructing a global comparative risk analysis for alcohol consumption: determining indicators and empirical weights for patterns of drinking, deciding about theoretical minimum, and dealing with different consequences, European Addiction Research 7:138-147, 2001.
C153 Norman Giesbrecht, Anca Ialomiteanu, Robin Room and Lise Anglin, Trends in public opinion on alcohol policy measures: Ontario 1989-1998, Journal of Studies on Alcohol 62:142-149, 2001.
C152 Gerhard Gmel, Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room and Thomas K. Greenfield, Dimensions of alcohol-related social and health consequences in survey research, Journal of Substance Abuse 12:113-138, 2000.
C151 Deborah Dawson and Robin Room, Towards agreement on ways to measure and report drinking patterns and alcohol-related problems in adult general population surveys: the Skarpö conference overview, Journal of Substance Abuse 12:1-21, 2000.
C150 Robin Room, Concepts and items in measuring social harm from drinking, Journal of Substance Abuse 12:93-111, 2000.
C149 Robin Room, Measuring drinking practices: the experience of the last half century, Journal of Substance Abuse 12: 23-31, 2000.
C148 Robin Room, Intoxication and bad behaviour: understanding cultural differences in the link, Social Science and Medicine, 53:189-198, 2001.
C147 Robin Room and David Jernigan, The ambiguous role of alcohol in economic and social development, Addiction 95 (Supplement 4): 523-535, 2000.
C146 Robin Room, Rör inte helnykterhetsprincipen! Nya drabbingar i USA (Abstinence as the only treatment goal: new U.S. battles), Nordisk Alkohol- och Narkotikatidskrift 17:149-151, 2000. (English version at: http://www.stakes.fi/nat/nat00/0300room.htm)
C145 Robin Room, The more drinking, the more fun: but is there a calculus of fun, and should it drive policy? Drug and Alcohol Dependence 60:249-250, 2000.
C144 David H. Jernigan, Maristela Monteiro, Robin Room and Shekhar Saxena, Towards a global alcohol policy: alcohol, public health and the role of WHO, Bulletin of the World Health Organization 78:491-499, 2000. http://whqlibdoc.who.int/bulletin/2000/Number%204/78(4)491-499.pdf
C143 Robin Room, A new force -- but for what and whom? The appropriation of networks and the importance of decision rules, (letter) Addiction 95: 627-629, 2000.
C142 Robin Room, Beatriz Carlini-Cotrim, Oye Gureje, David Jernigan, Klaus Mäkelä, Mac Marshall, Maristela Monteiro, Maria Elena Medina-Mora, Charles Parry, Juha Partanen, Leanne Riley and Shekhar Saxena, Alcohol policies in developing societies: perspectives from a project, Journal of Substance Use 5:2-5, 2000.
C141 Dianne Riley, Ed Sawka, Peter Conley, David Hewitt, Wayne Mitic, Christiane Poulin, Robin Room, Eric Single and John Topp, Harm reduction: concepts and practice; a policy discussion paper, Substance Use and Misuse 34:9-24, 1999.
C140 Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room and Thomas Babor, Publicizing the benefits and risks of moderate alcohol consumption: the case against the motion, Annals of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 32:237-239, 1999.
C139 Minghao Her, Norman Giesbrecht, Robin Room and Jürgen Rehm, Implications of privatizing/deregulating alcohol retail sales: projections of alcohol consumption in Ontario, Journal of Substance Abuse 10:1-19, 1999.
C138 T.Bedirhan Üstün, Jürgen Rehm, Somnath Chatterji, Shekhar Saxena, Robert Trotter, Robin Room and Jerome Bickenbach, Multiple informant ranking of the disabling effects of different health conditions in 14 countries, The Lancet 354:111-115, 1999.
C137 Robin Room, Farewell to a unique institution (editorial), Addiction 94:1789-1791, 1999.
C136 Robin Room, The Kettil Bruun Society: an international forum for social and epidemiological research on alcohol (editorial), Addiction 94:1613-1616, 1999.
C135 Norman Giesbrecht, Minghao Her, Robin Room and Jürgen Rehm, Impacts of privatization: what do we know and where should we go?, Addiction 94:1146-1153, 1999.
C134. Robin Room, The idea of alcohol policy, Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 16 (English supplement):7-20, 1999.
C133 Robin Room and Klaus Mäkelä, Typologies of the cultural position of drinking, Journal of Studies on Alcohol 61:475-483, 2000.
C132 Robin Room and Angela Paglia, The international drug control system in the post-Cold War era: managing markets or fighting a war?, Drug and Alcohol Review 18:305-315, 1999.
C131 Susan J. Bondy, Jürgen Rehm, Mary Jane Ashley, Gordon Walsh, Eric Single and Robin Room, Low-risk drinking guidelines: the scientific evidence, Canadian Journal of Public Health 90:272-276, 1999.
C130 Robin Room, Nigel Turner and Anca Ialomiteanu, Community effects of the opening of the Niagara Casino, Addiction 94:1449-1466, 1999.
C129 Robin Room, The rhetoric of international drug control, Substance Use and Misuse 34:1689-1707, 1999.
C128 Robin Room and Pia Rosenqvist, Drugs in a global perspective: the international control system’s best foot forward, Addiction Research 7:1-16, 1999.
C127 Nigel Turner, Anca Ialomiteanu and Robin Room, Checkered expectations: predictors of approval of opening a casino in the Niagara community, Journal of Gambling Studies 15:45-70, 1999.
C126 Robin Room, Alcohol policies in developing nations, Bottom Line on Alcohol in Society 19(2):54-60, 1998.
C125 Robin Room, Preventing problems from psychoactive substance use, Proceedings of the Association of American Physicians 111 (2):1-7, 1999.
C124 Angela Paglia and Robin Room, Preventing substance use problems among youth: a literature review and recommendations, Journal of Primary Prevention 20:3-50, 1999.
C123 Robin Room, Drinking patterns and alcohol-related social problems: frameworks for analysis in developing societies, Drug and Alcohol Review 17:389-398, 1998.
C122 Minghao Her, Norman Giesbrecht, Robin Room and Jürgen Rehm, Privatizing alcohol sales and alcohol consumption: evidence and implications, Addiction 94:1125-1139, 1999.
C121 Angela Paglia and Robin Room, Expectancies about the effects of alcohol on the self and others as determinants of alcohol policy attitudes, Journal of Applied Social Psychology 29:2632-2651, 1999.
C120 Angela Paglia and Robin Room, Alcohol and aggression: general population views about causation and responsibility, Journal of Substance Abuse 10:199-216, 1998.
C119 Benedikt Fischer, Eric Single, Robin Room, Christiane Poulin, Ed Sawka, Herb Thompson and John Topp, Cannabis use in Canada: policy options for control, Policy Options 19(8):34-38, Oct. 1998.
C118 Jessica Warner, Robin Room and Edward M. Adlaf, Rules and limits in the use of marijuana among high-school students: the results of a qualitative study in Ontario, Journal of Youth Studies 2:59-76, 1999.
C117 Kathryn Graham, Kenneth E. Leonard, Robin Room, T. Cameron Wild, Robert O. Pihl, Christine Bois and Eric Single, Current directions in research on understanding and preventing intoxicated aggression, Addiction 93:659-676, 1998.
C116 Robin Room, Measuring drinking practices: how far we've come and how far we need to go, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 22 (Supplement):70S-75S, April 1998.
C115 Angela Paglia and Robin Room, How unthinkable and at what age?: adult opinions about the ‘social clock’ for contested behaviour by teenagers Journal of Youth Studies 1:295-314, 1998.
C114 Robin Room, Thirsting for attention (editorial), Addiction 93:797-798, 1998.
C113 Robin Room, Alcohol and drug disorders in the International Classification of Diseases: a shifting kaleidoscope, Drug and Alcohol Review 17:305-317, 1998.
C112 Robin Room, Mutual help movements for alcohol problems in an international perspective, Addiction Research 6:131-145, 1998.
C111 Laura Schmidt, Robin Room and collaborators, Cross-cultural applicability in international classifications and research on alcohol dependence, Journal of Studies on Alcohol 60:448-462, 1999.
C110 Robin Room and Paulette West, Alcohol and the U.S.-Canada border: trade disputes and border traffic problems Journal of Public Health Policy, 19:81-100, 1998.
C109 Jürgen Rehm, Susan Bondy and Robin Room Auf dem Weg zu effiktiven Richtlinien für einen wenig riskanten Alkoholkonsum (Towards effective guidelines for least harmful alcohol consumption) Sucht: Zeitschrift für Wissenschaft und Praxis, 43:89-90, 1997.
C108 Robin Room, The development of addiction treatment in North America, Wiener Zeitschrift für Suchtforschung, 20(3-4):19-24, 1997.
C107 B. Üstün, W. Compton, D. Mager, T. Babor, O. Baiyewu, S. Chatterji, L. Cottler, A. Gögüs, V. Mavreas, L. Peters, C. Pull, J. Saunders, R. Smeets, M.-R. Stipec, R. Vrasti, D. Hasin, R. Room, W. Van den Brink, D. Regier, J. Blaine, B.F. Grant and N. Sartorius, WHO study on the reliability and validity of the alcohol and drug use disorder instruments: overview of methods and results, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 47: 161-169, 1997.
C106 Robin Room, Seeds on stony ground: community prevention of alcohol problems, Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (English supplement) 14:89-92, 1997.
C105 Benedikt Fischer, Perry Kendall, Jürgen Rehm and Robin Room, Charting WHO-goals for licit and illicit drugs for the year 2000: are we ‘on track’? Public Health 111: 271-275, 1997.
C104 Robin Room, Voluntary organizations and the state in the prevention of alcohol problems, Drugs and Society, 11:11-23, 1997.
C103 Mary Jane Ashley, Roberta Ferrence, Robin Room, Susan Bondy, Jürgen Rehm and Eric Single, Moderate drinking and health: implications of recent evidence for clinical practice, Canadian Family Physician, 43:687-694, 1997.
C102 Robin Room, Alcohol, the individual and society: what history teaches us. Addiction, 92:(Supplement), S7-S11, 1997. Also published in Italian as: Alcol e società (Alcohol and society). Pp. 83-88 in: A. Allamani, D. Orlandini, G. Bardazzi, A. Quartini & A. Morettini, eds., Il Libro Italiano di Alcologià. II: Alcol e Società. Florence: SEE, 2004
C101 Thomas Greenfield and Robin Room, Situational norms for drinking and drunkenness: trends in the U.S. adult population, 1979-1990. Addiction, 92: 33-47, 1997.
C100 Jürgen Rehm, Mary Jane Ashley, Robin Room, Eric Single, Susan Bondy, Roberta Ferrence and Norman Giesbrecht, On the emerging paradigm of drinking patterns and their social and health consequences. Addiction 91:1615-1621, 1996.
C99 Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room and Peter Anderson, WHO working group on population levels of alcohol consumption. Addiction 91:275-283, 1996.
C98 Robin Room, Drinking, violence, gender and causal attribution: A Canadian case study in science, law and policy, Contemporary Drug Problems 23:649-686, 1996.
C97 Robin Room, Alcohol consumption and social harm: conceptual issues and historical perspectives. Contemporary Drug Problems 23:373-388, 1996.
C96 Jürgen Rehm, Susan Bondy and Robin Room, Towards effective low risk guidelines on alcohol consumption. Addiction 91:31-32, 1996.
C95 Robin Room, Gender roles and interactions in drinking and drug use. Journal of Substance Abuse 8:227-239, 1996.
C94 Robin Room, Patterns of family responses to alcohol and tobacco problems, Drug and Alcohol Review 15:171-181, 1996.
C93 Robin Room, Drinking patterns and drinking problems: from specifying the relationship to advising the public. Addiction 91:1441-1444, 1996.
C92 Robin Room, Susan J. Bondy and Jacqueline Ferris, Determinants of suggestions for alcohol treatment. Addiction 91:643-655, 1996.
C91 Robin Room, Aleksander Janca, Linda A. Bennett, Laura Schmidt and Norman Sartorius, with 15 others, "WHO cross-cultural applicability research on diagnosis and assessment of substance use disorders: an overview of methods and selected results." With comments and a response, Addiction 91:199-230, 1996.
C90 Robin Room, Introduction to “Looking Backward on Alcoholism”, Social History of Alcohol Review 32-33:60-61, 1996.
C89 Griffith Edwards, Peter Anderson, Thomas F. Babor, Sally Casswell, Roberta Ferrence, Norman Giesbrecht, Christine Godfrey, Harold D. Holder, Paul Lemmens, Klaus Mäkelä, Lorraine T. Midanik, Thor Norström, Esa Österberg, Anders Romelsjö, Robin Room, Jussi Simpura and Ole-Jørgen Skog, "A good public debate." Addiction 91:1441-1454, 1995.
C88 Robin Room, Susan J. Bondy and Jacqueline Ferris, "The risk of harm to oneself from drinking, Canada 1989." Addiction 90:499-513, 1995.
C87 Constance Weisner, Thomas Greenfield and Robin Room, "Trends in the treatment of alcohol problems in the US general population, 1979 through 1990." American Journal of Public Health 85:55-60, 1995.
C86 Robin Room, Karen Graves, Norman Giesbrecht and Thomas Greenfield, "Trends in public opinion about alcohol policy initiatives in Ontario and the US 1989-1991." Drug and Alcohol Review 14:35-47, 1995.
C85 Robin Room and Eric Single, "Moderate drinking and health: drinking patterns, drinking guidelines and alcohol policy." Contemporary Drug Problems 21:205-209, 1994.
C84 Raul Caetano and Robin Room, "Alcohol dependence in the 1990 U.S. National Alcohol Survey: operationalizing and comparing two nosological systems." Drug and Alcohol Review 13:257-267, 1994.
C83 Mary Jane Ashley, Roberta G. Ferrence, Robin Room, James G. Rankin and Eric Single, "Moderate drinking and health: report of an international symposium." Canadian Medical Association Journal 151:809-828, 1994.
C82 Robin Room, "The evolution of alcohol monopolies and their relevance for public health." Contemporary Drug Problems 20:169-187, 1993. Also published in The Journal 21(6):13-15, 1992, and as L’evolution des monopoles sur l’alcool et leur impact sur la santé publique, pp. 193-207 in Pierre Brisson, ed., L’Usage des Drogues et la Toxicomane, vol. 2. Boucherville, Québec: Gaëtan Morin, Éditeur, 1994.
C81 Jacqueline Ferris, Robin Room and Norman Giesbrecht, "Public health interests in trade agreements on alcoholic beverages in North America." Alcohol Health and Research World 17:235-241, 1993.
C80 Robin Room, Jacqueline Ferris and Norman Giesbrecht, "Alcohol monopolies in an era of change: preserving and enhancing the public health benefits." Contemporary Drug Problems 20:165-168, 1993.
C79 Robin Room and Thomas Greenfield, "Alcoholics Anonymous, other 12-step movements and psychotherapy in the U.S. population, 1990." Addiction 88:555-562, 1993.
C78 Lorraine Midanik and Robin Room, "Epidemiology of alcohol consumption." Alcohol Health and Research World 16:183-190, 1992.
C77 Jürgen Rehm and Robin Room, "Mutual help for alcohol-related problems: studies of Al-Anon and of alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous." Contemporary Drug Problems 19:555-562, 1992.
C76 Robin Room, "'Healing ourselves and our planet': the emergence and nature of a generalized twelve step consciousness." Contemporary Drug Problems 19:717-740, 1992.
C75 Robin Room and Barbara Leigh, "Self-control concerns and drinking loss of control in general and clinical populations." Journal of Studies on Alcohol 53:590-593, 1992.
C74 Robin Room, "The impossible dream? Routes to reducing alcohol problems in a temperance culture." Journal of Substance Abuse 4:91-106, 1992. Also in Swedish in Nordisk Alkohol Tidskrift, 1991.
C73 Robin Room, "Drug policy reform in historical perspective: movements and mechanisms." Drug and Alcohol Review 10:37-43, 1991.
C72 Robin Room, Thomas Greenfield and Constance Weisner, "`People who might have liked you to drink less': changing responses to drinking by U.S. family members and friends, 1979-1990." Contemporary Drug Problems 18:573-595, 1991.
C71 Robin Room, "Alcohol problems and the city." British Journal of Addiction 85:1395-1402, 1990.
C70 Robin Room, "Drink, popular protest and government regulation in colonial empires: A comment on papers by Kicza, Penvenne and Ambler." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 23: 3‑6, 1990.
C69 Robin Room, "Recent research on the effects of alcohol policy changes." Journal of Primary Prevention 11:83-94, 1990. Also in Swedish as: "Forskning i effekterna av alkoholpolitiska forandringar." Alkoholpolitik 6: 27‑32, 1989.
C68 Robin Room, "The U.S. general population's experiences with responses to alcohol problems." British Journal of Addiction 84:1291‑1304, 1989.
C67 Robin Room, "Alcoholism and Alcoholics Anonymous in U.S. films, 1945‑1962: the party ends for the `wet generations'." Journal of Studies on Alcohol 50:368‑383, 1989.
C66 Robin Room, "Cultural changes in drinking and trends in alcohol problems indicators: recent U.S. Experience." Alcologia (Bologna) 1:83‑89, 1989. Longer version as Pp.820‑831 in: Ragnar Waahlberg, ed., Prevention and Control/Realities and Aspirations: Proceedings of the 35th International Congress on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Vol. 3, Oslo: National Directorate for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Problems, 1989. Also as pp. 149-162 in: Walter B. Clark & Michael E. Hilton, eds., Alcohol in America: Drinking Practices and Problems. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991.
C65 Robin Room, "Drugs, consciousness and self‑control: popular and medical conceptions." International Review Journal of Psychiatry 1:63‑70, 1989.
C64 Robin Room, "The dialectic of drinking in Australian life: from the Rum Corps to the wine column." Australian Drug and Alcohol Review 7:413‑437, 1988.
C63 Robin Room, "Shifting perspectives in studies of alcohol in the media." Contemporary Drug Problems 15:139‑148, 1988.
C62 Robin Room, "The movies and the wettening of America: the media as amplifiers of cultural change." British Journal of Addiction 83:11‑18, 1988.
C61 Robin Room, "Science is in the details: towards a nuanced view of alcohol control studies." Journal of Substance Abuse 1:117‑120, 1988.
C60 Robin Room, "Alcohol monopolies in the U.S.: challenges and opportunities." Journal of Public Health Policy 8:509‑530, 1987; also as: pp. 9‑27 in: The Role of Alcohol Monopolies, Stockholm: Systembolaget, 1988, and in Swedish as: "Alkoholmonopol i USA ‑ utmaningar och mojligheter." Alkoholpolitik 4:85‑96, 1987.
C59 Robin Room, "Governing images and self‑control: a comment on Drew's `Beyond the disease concept of addiction.'" Australian Drug and Alcohol Review 6:51‑54, 1987.
C58 Robin Room, "Bring back inebriety?: A response to `No "alcoholism" please, we're British." British Journal of Addiction 82:1064‑1068, 1987.
C57 Robin Room, "Relating drinking and drugs to injury control: perspectives and prospects." Public Health Reports 102:617‑620, 1987.
C56 Robin Room, "Alcohol control, addiction and processes of change: a comment on `The limitations of control‑of‑supply models for explaining and preventing alcoholism and drug addiction'." Journal of Studies on Alcohol 48:78‑82, 1987.
C55 Robin Room, "Historical perspectives on the treatment response to alcohol problems: case studies in six societies." Contemporary Drug Problems 13:387‑393, 1986.
C54 Klaus Mäkelä and Robin Room, "Alcohol policy and the rights of the drunkard." Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 9:2‑5, 1985. Also published in Finnish and Hungarian.
C53 Robin Room, "Alkoholmonopol som idé och realitet ‑‑ några historiska perspektiv," (Alcohol Monopoly as an Idea and as a Reality: Some Perspectives from History), Alkoholpolitik 2:1‑6, 1985.
C52 Robin Room, "Dependence and society." British Journal of Addiction 80:133‑139, 1985. Reprinted as Pp. 73-83 in: Ross Coomber, ed., Drugs and Drug Use in Society: A Critical Reader, Dartford Kent, UK: Greenwich University Press, 1994.
C51 Robin Room, "Not sure ‘way of life’ concept helps the situation: a comment on Fingarette's ‘Alcoholism neither sin nor disease’." The Center Magazine, (Santa Barbara, California) 18(3)38-41, May/June 1985.
C50 Robin Room, "The formulation of state alcohol monopolies and controls: case studies in five nations." Contemporary Drug Problems 12:1‑9, 1985.
C49 Robin Room, "The liquor question and the formation of consciousness: nation, ethnicity and class at the turn of the century." Contemporary Drug Problems 12:165‑172, 1985.
C48 Robin Room, "Alcohol policies in industrial nations: recent trends and alternative approaches." Journal of Primary Prevention 4:189‑198, 1984. Also in Finnish in: Alkoholikysymys 50:1‑4, 1982.
C47 Robin Room, "Alcohol control and public health." Annual Review of Public Health 5:293‑317, 1984.
C46 Robin Room, "The World Health Organization and alcohol control." British Journal of Addiction 79:85‑92, 1984.
C45 Robin Room, "Alcohol and ethnography: a case of problem deflation?" With comments and a reply, Current Anthropology 25:169‑191, 1984.
C44 Robin Room, "A ‘reverence for strong drink’: the lost generation and the elevation of alcohol in American culture." Journal of Studies on Alcohol 45:540‑546, 1984.
C43 Constance Weisner and Robin Room, "Financing and ideology in human services: the alcohol treatment system as a case study." Social Problems 32:167‑188, 1984.
C42 Robin Room, "Alcohol availability and public health in an international perspective." Contemporary Drug Problems 11:493‑499, 1982.
C41 Denise Herd and Robin Room, "Alcohol images in American film 1909 ‑ 1960." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 18:24‑35, 1982.
C40 Robin Room, "A farewell to alcoholism?" British Journal of Addiction 76:115‑123, 1981.
C39 Robin Room, "The International Study of Alcohol Control Experiences in perspective." Contemporary Drug Problems 10:1-9, 1981. Also in: 10:145‑153, 1981.
C38 Robin Room, "A note on observational studies of drinking and community response." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 13:17-22, December 1977. Also as Pp. 238‑244 in: Thomas Harford and Lawrence Gaines, eds., Social Drinking Contexts. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, NIAAA Monograph No. 7, Publication (ADM)81‑1097, 1981.
C37 Robin Room, "Sketches for realistic pitches to heavy drinkers." Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education 26:37-43, 1981.
C36 Robin Room, "The case for a problem prevention approach to alcohol, drug and mental problems." Public Health Reports 96:2-33, 1981. Reprinted in: Moira L. Plant and Martin A. Plant, eds., Addiction, 4 vols. [Major Themes in Health and Social Work] (London & New York: Routledge, 2007).
C35 Robin Room, "New curves in the course: a comment on Polich, Armor and Braiker, `The course of alcoholism'." British Journal of Addiction 75:351-360, 1980.
C34 Robin Room, "Concepts and strategies in the prevention of alcohol‑related problems." Contemporary Drug Problems 9:9-48, 1980.
C33 Robin Room, "Introduction: drug and alcohol problems: social control and normative patterns." Journal of Drug Issues 10:1-5, 1980.
C32 James Mosher and Robin Room, "Out of the shadow of treatment: a role for regulatory agencies in the prevention of alcohol problems." Alcohol Health and Research World 4:11-17, 1979/80.
C31 Robin Room, "Measurements of drinking patterns in the general population, and possible applications in studies of the role of alcohol in cancer." Cancer Research 39:2830-2833, Part 2, 1979.
C30 Robin Room, "Trends in neighborhood drinking characteristics in the U.S., 1964‑1970." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 14:13-15, 1979.
C29 Robin Room, "Priorities in alcohol social science research." Journal of Studies on Alcohol Supplement 8:248-268, November 1979. Also in The Alcoholism Digest 7:1-9, 1978.
C28 Robin Room, "Alcool, accidents et crimes." Drogalcool 2:30-51, Lausanne, November 1978. Also in German in Drogalkohol 2:29‑48, 1978.
C27 Robin Room, "A note on observational studies of drinking and community response." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 13, pp. 17-22, December 1977.
C26 Robin Room, "Ambivalence as a sociological explanation: the case of cultural explanations of alcohol problems." American Sociological Review 41:1047‑1065, 1976.
C25 Robin Room, "Beverage type and drinking problems in a national sample of men." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 12:29‑30, December 1976.
C24 Robin Room, [Drunkenness and the law: comment on ‘The Uniform Alcoholism and Intoxication Treatment Act’.] Journal of Studies on Alcohol 37:113-144, 1976.
C23 Robin Room, "Normative perspectives on alcohol use and problems." Journal of Drug Issues 5:358‑368, 1975. Reprinted in: Moira L. Plant and Martin A. Plant, eds., Addiction, 4 vols. [Major Themes in Health and Social Work] (London & New York: Routledge, 2007).
C22 Robin Room and Kirk Beck, "Survey data on trends in U.S. consumption." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 9:3‑7, 1974.
C21 Robin Room, "Interrelations of alcohol policies, consumption, and problems in the U.S." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 9:21‑31, 1974.
C20 Robin Room, "Governing images and the prevention of alcohol problems." Preventive Medicine 3:11‑23, 1974.
C19 Robin Room, "Notes on the implications of the log‑normal curve." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 7:18‑20, 1973.
C18 Robin Room, "The epidemic model and its assumptions." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 8:16‑21, 1973.
C17 Robin Room and Ron Roizen, "Some notes on the study of drinking contexts." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 8:25‑32, 1973.
C16 Don Cahalan and Robin Room, "Problem drinking among American men aged 21‑59." American Journal of Public Health 62:1473‑1482, 1972.
C15 Robin Room, "Notes on alcohol policies in the light of general‑population studies." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 6:10‑12, 15, 1972.
C14 Robin Room, "Some propositions on the analysis of cross‑cultural data on alcohol." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 6:13‑15, 1972.
C13 Robin Room, "Strategies of prevention and alcohol opinion campaigns." Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education 18 (1):6-8, Fall 1972. Reprinted from Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor, 6 (June 1972).
C12 Robin Room, "Drinking patterns in large U.S. cities: a comparison of San Francisco and national samples in the U.S.A." Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol. Supplement No. 6, pp. 28‑57, 1972.
C11 Robin Room, [Drinking and disease: comment on ‘The alcohologist's addiction’.] Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol 33:1049‑1059, 1972.
C10 Robin Room, "Measures of heavy drinking: the difference it makes." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 3:3‑6, 1971.
C9 Robin Room, "Survey vs. sales data for the U.S." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 3:15‑16, 1971.
C8 Genevieve Knupfer and Robin Room, "Abstainers in a metropolitan community." Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol 31:108‑131, 1970.
C7 Robin Room, "Concentration of consumption: The U.S." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 2, p.1, Summer 1970.
C6 Robin Room, "Amount of drinking measured by two methods in a national U.S. sample." Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 2, pp.8-10, Summer 1970.
C5 Robin Room, "Cultural contingencies of alcoholism: variations between and within nineteenth‑century urban ethnic groups in alcohol‑related death rates." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 9:99‑113, 1968.
C4 Genevieve Knupfer and Robin Room, "Drinking patterns and attitudes of Irish, Jewish and white Protestant American men." Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol 28:676‑699, 1967.
C3 Genevieve Knupfer, Walter B. Clark and Robin Room, "The mental health of the unmarried." American Journal of Psychiatry 122:841‑851, 1966.
C2 Robin Room, "Means of attaining and enhancing professional status." Berkeley Journal of Sociology 10: 24‑35, 1965.
C1 Genevieve Knupfer and Robin Room, "Age, sex and social class as factors in amount of drinking in a metropolitan community." Social Problems 12:224‑240, 1964.
D22 Room, R. The use of alcohol and drugs: patterns, pleasures and problems. In: International Conference on Public Health, Bergen, Norway, 15th-17th of June 2003: 400 Years and the Way Forward, pp. 15-24. Oslo: Ministry of Health, 2003.
D17 Robin Room, "Tailoring programs to communities." Pp. 247-250, in: Thomas K. Greenfield and Robert Zimmerman, eds., Experiences with Community Action Projects: New Research in the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems. CSAP Prevention Monograph 14. Washington, D.C.: USGPO, DHHS Publication No. (ADM) 93-1976, 1993.
D12 Robin Room, "The epidemiology of alcohol problems: conceptual and methodological issues." Pp. 13‑34, in: Rajat Ray and Roy W. Pickens, eds., Proceedings of the Indo‑U.S. Symposium on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Bangalore: NIMHANS Publication No. 20, 1989.
D11 Robin Room, "Closing remarks." Proceedings, Conference on Homelessness, Alcohol and Other Drugs. San Diego: Program on Alcohol Issues, University of California, San Diego, 1989. Reprinted as pp. 60‑62 of Homelessness, Alcohol and Other Drugs. Washington, DC:USNIAAA, DHHS Publication No. (ADM) 89‑1614, 1989.
D8 Robin Room, "Evaluating treatment outcomes: some conclusions." Pp. 43‑45, in: Evaluating Recovery Outcomes: A National Conference. San Diego: UCSD Extension, Program on Alcohol Issues, 1988.
E29 Samokhvalov, A.V., Popova, A., Room, R., Ramonas, M. & Rehm. J. (2009) Estimating alcohol-attributable DALYs for the United States: Disability associated with alcohol abuse and dependence. In: Rehm., J., ed., Final Report for NIAAA DALY Contract HHSA267200700041c: Alcohol- and Drug-Attributable Burden of Disease and Injury in the U.S., Including Modification 01, pp. 79-88. Toronto: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
E19. Mäkelä, P., Bloomfield, K., Gustafsson, N.-K. & Room, R. (2007) Effects of Major Changes in Alcohol Availability: Study Design, Data Collection Procedures and Measurement. Research Report No. 46. Stockholm: SoRAD, Stockholm University.
E17 Matthews, S. & Room, R. (2006) Australian Studies of the Impact of Changes in Alcohol Control. Report to Department of Human Services, State of Victoria. Fitzroy, Vic.: Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre.
E16 Room, R., Mäkelä, P., Schmidt, L. & Rehm, J. (2006) Alcohol, Health Disparities and Development. Report to World Health Organization, Geneva.
E15 Room, R. (2006) Options and Issues in Establishing a Regular Alcohol Monitoring Survey. Report to Department of Human Services, State of Victoria. Fitzroy, Vic.: Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre.
E13 Robin Room, Social policy and psychoactive substances. Report to the Foresight Brain Science, Addiction and Drugs Project. London: Foresight Directorate, Office of Science and Technology, 2005.
E12 Robert E. Mann, Jürgen T. Rehm, Norman Giesbrecht, Robin Room, Edward Adlaf, Gerhard Gmel, Kate Graham, Esa Österberg, Reginald Smart and Michael Roerecke, Alcohol Distribution, Alcohol Retailing and Social Responsibility: A Report Submitted to the Beverage Alcohol System Review Panel. Toronto: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 2005.
E11 Angela Paglia and Robin Room, Preventing Substance Use Problems among Youth: A Literature Review and Recommendations. ARF Research Document Series no. 142. Toronto: ARF Division, Addiction and Mental Health Services Corporation, 1998.
E10 Robin Room, The Co-Occurrence of Mental Disorders and Addictions: Evidence on Epidemiology, Utilization and Treatment Outcomes. ARF Research Document Series no. 141. Toronto: ARF Division, Addiction and Mental Health Services Corporation, 1998.
E9 Eric Single, Benedikt Fischer, Robin Room, Christiane Poulin, Edward Sawka, Herb Thompson and John Topp, Cannabis Control in Canada: Options Regarding Possession. Ottawa: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, 1998.
E8 John Topp, Ed Sawka, Robin Room, Christiane Poulin, Eric Single and Herb Thompson, Policy Discussion Paper on Problem Gambling. Ottawa: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, 1998.
E7 Gina Stoduto, Robert Mann, Brian Mitchell, Helen Suurvali, Anja Koski-Jännes, Robin Room and Susan Harrison, Existing Remedial Programs for Convicted Drinking Drivers in Canada. ARF Research Document Series no. 138. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation, 1998.
E6 Edward Adlaf, Frank Ivis, Anca Ialomiteanu, Susan Bondy, Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room and Gordon Walsh, The Ontario Drug Monitor, 1997: Technical Guide. ARF Research Document Series no. 140. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation, 1998.
E5 Edward Adlaf, Frank Ivis, Susan Bondy, Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room, and Gordon Walsh. The Ontario Drug Monitor, 1996: Technical Guide. ARF Research Document Series no. 132. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation, 1997.
E4 Minghao Her, Norman Giesbrecht, Jürgen Rehm and Robin Room. Projected effects on alcohol consumption resulting from privatization/deregulation of liquor control in Ontario. ARF Research Document Series no. 128. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation, 1996.
E3 Peter Conley, David Hewitt, Wayne Mitic, Christiane Poulin, Diane Riley, Robin Room, Edward Sawka, Eric Single and John Topp, Harm Reduction: Concepts and Practice: A Policy Discussion Paper. Ottawa: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, 1996.
E2 Peter Conley, David Hewitt, Wayne Mitic, Diane Riley, Robin Room, Edward Sawka, Eric Single, and John Topp. Fetal alcohol syndrome: an issue of child and family health: a policy discussion paper. Ottawa: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, 1994.
E1 Roberta Ferrence, Helen Annis, Kathryn Graham, Susan Harrison, Harold Kalant, Robin Room, William Corrigall, Yedy Israel, Claudio Naranjo, and Hector Orrego. Gender issues in addictions research: the report of the Task Group on Gender-Focused Research. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation, 1994.
F1 Room, Robin, Governing Images of Alcohol and Drug Problems: The Structure, Sources and Sequels of Conceptualizations of Intractable Problems, PhD dissertation, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 1978.