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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Special Issue: Low Risk Drinking Guidelines


Constructing and responding to low-risk drinking guidelines: Conceptualisation, evidence and reception (pages 121–125)


Why have guidelines at all? A critical perspective (pages 151–152)

Drinking guidelines are essential in combating alcohol-related harm: Comments on the new Australian and Canadian guidelines (pages 153–155)


Different guidelines for different countries? On the scientific basis of low-risk drinking guidelines and their implications (pages 156–161)

Responses to risk: Public submissions on Australian alcohol guidelines for low-risk drinking (pages 162–169)

Guidelines for pregnancy: What's an acceptable risk, and how is the evidence (finally) shaping up? (pages 170–183)

Is there a ‘low-risk’ drinking level for youth? The risk of acute harm as a function of quantity and frequency of drinking (pages 184–193)


What place, if any, does information on putative cardioprotective effects of moderate alcohol use have in safer drinking guidelines? (pages 194–197)


My cup runneth over: Young people's lack of knowledge of low-risk drinking guidelines (pages 206–212)

Know your limits: Awareness of the 2009 Australian alcohol guidelines among young people (pages 213–223)

Perceptions of low-risk drinking levels among Australians during a period of change in the official drinking guidelines (pages 224–230)

The marketing of responsible drinking: Competing voices and interests (pages 231–239)

An exploratory study of drinkers views of health information and warning labels on alcohol containers (pages 240–247)