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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 125, Reitse Poort, room RP 234

    5037 DB Tilburg


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Personal profile

Research interests

The research focuses on the theme addiction with a special interest in prevention and alcohol (mis)use.

The main activities are research on IkPas (No Thanks), a national campaign in the Netherlands during the months January and March and the theme 'Problematic Alcohol use and elderly people'.


Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD, University of Groningen


  • Addiction
  • Alcohol
  • IkPas
  • Elderly People

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Research Output 2017 2019

Evaluating the recent ‘integrated approach’ to alcohol policy designed to promote moderate alcohol consumption among Dutch young people

Bovens, R. & van de Mheen, H., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Young adult drinking styles: Current perspectives on research, policy and practice. Conroy, D. & Measham, F. (eds.). Palgrave/MacMillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Actieplan studentenwelzijn

Dopmeijer, J. M., Gubbels, N., Kappe, R., Bovens, R., de Jonge, J., van der Heijde, C., Vonk, P. & Wiers, R. W., 2018, 12 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access

Alcoholmatiging in het Preventieakkoord: Een wereld te winnen

Bovens, R. H. L. M., Garretsen, H. F. L. & van de Mheen, D., 2018, In : TSG: Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorProfessional

IkPas: Een definitieve breuk met het verleden?

Bovens, R. H. L. M., Schuitema, A. & P.M., S., 20 Sep 2017, In : Verslaving: Tijdschrift over verslavingsproblematiek. 13, 4, p. 208-222

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Resultaten IkPas-actie 2017

Bovens, R. H. L. M., Schuitema, A. & Schmidt, P., 2017, 12 p. Tilburg : Tilburg University.

Research output: Other contributionOther research output