Alcohol dependence

  • Analysis and report generation on the medical environment for treatment of alcohol dependence
  • Supporting the development of a strategic ‘road map’ to support a publication on the alcohol dependent population
  • Definition of the alcohol dependent population in Europe
  • Literature review to understand the diagnosis, management and referral procedures for alcohol dependency in Japan
  • High level consultancy for a PRO endpoint strategy in alcohol dependence and obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Literature research and analysis on the economic and PRO burden of alcohol dependence

Opioid addiction

  • Development of a screening tool for opioid dependence
  • Endpoint review and qualitative research in opioid addiction
  • Interviews and Rasch analysis in opioid addiction
  • Psychometric validation of the clinical opiate withdrawal scale (COWS), subjective opiate withdrawal scale (SOWS) and craving visual analog scale (VAS) in opioid withdrawal symptoms


  • Psychometric validation of a cohort study on adherence to lifestyle changes in weight loss and smoking cessation
  • Development and validation of a questionnaire to assess well-being changes in people who would like to lose weight and quit smoking
  • Focus groups assessing patient experience with smoking
  • Development of a readiness to quit smoking tool for use in clinical practice
  • Gap analysis of the Questionnaire of Smoking Urges (QSU) to support labelling claims in smoking cessation
  • Literature review of PROs in smoking cessation
  • Regulatory consulting for smoking cessation
  • Briefing document in smoking cessation
  • Confirmatory psychometric analyses of the Leicester Cough Questionnaire (LCQ) in smokers
  • Linguistic validation of the Brief Questionnaire of Smoking Urges (BQSU), Minnesota Nicotine Withdrawal Scale (MNWS) and Smoking Effects Inventory (SEI) into UK English