October 2017

Journal Articles

Aldridge, J., Stevens, A. & Barratt, M. J. (2017). For Debate: will cryptomarkets increase the harms of illicit drug use? Addiction. doi:10.1111/add.13899. Link

Betts, K. S., Alati, R., Baker, P., Letcher, P., Hutchinson, D., Youssef, G. & Olsson, C. A. (2017). The natural history of risky drinking and associated harms from adolescence to young adulthood: findings from the Australian Temperament Project. Psychological Medicine

Biagioni, N., Pettigrew, S., Jones, S., Stafford, J., Daube, M. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2017). Defining binge drinking: young drinkers' perceptions of risky alcohol consumption. Public Health, 152, pp. 55-57. Link

Butler, K., Day, C., Sutherland, R., Van Buskirk, J., Breen, C., Burns, L. and Larney, S. (2017). Hepatitis C testing in general practice settings: A cross-sectional study of people who inject drugs in Australia. International Journal of Drug Policy, 47,102-106. Link

Chih, H. and Liang, W. (2017). Effect of unaffordable medical need on distress level of family member: analyses of 1997–2013 United States National Health Interview Surveys. BMC Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1186/s12888-017-1483-z. Link

Darke, S., Duflou, J. and Kaye, S. (2017) Prevalence and nature of cardiovascular disease in methamphetamine-related death: a national study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 179, 174-179.

Fransquet, P. D., Hutchinson, D., Olsson, C. A., Allsop, S. A. Elliott, E. J., Burns L., Mattick R. P., Saffery, R., Ryan, J. (2017) Cannabis use by women during pregnancy does not influence infant DNA methylation of the dopamine receptor DRD4. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 27:1-7. doi: 10.1080/00952990.2017.1314488. [Epub ahead of print]

Grebely, J., Bruneau, J., Lazarus, J.V., Dalgard, O., Bruggman, P., Treloar, C., Hickman, M., Hellard, M., Roberts, T., Crooks, L., Midgard, H., Larney, S., Degenhardt, L., Alho, H., Byrne, J., Dillon, J., Feld, J.J., Foster, G., Goldberg, D., Khalso, J., Lloyd, A., Reimer, J., Robaeys, G., Torrens, M., Wright, N., Norton, B., Litwin, A., Dore, G.J.  (2017). Research priorities to achieve universal access to hepatitis C prevention, management and direct-acting antiviral treatment among people who inject drugs. International Journal of Drug Policy, 47, 51-60.

Growns, B., Kinner, S., Baldry, E., Conroy, E., Larney, S. (2017). A systematic review of supported accommodation programs for people released from custody. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. doi: 10.117/0306624X17714108.

Herzog, H., Shanahan, M., Grimison, P., Tran, A.D., Wong, N., Lintzeris, N., Simes, R.J., Stockler, M.R. and Morton, R.L. (2017) Systematic review of the costs and benefits of prescribed cannabis-based medicines for the management of chronic illness: lessons from multiple sclerosis. PharmacoEconomic. DOI: 10.1007/s40273-017-0565-6. Link

Hughes, C. E. (2017). The trajectories of cannabis and tobacco policies in the United States, Uruguay, Canada and Portugal: Is more cross-substance learning possible outside the United States? Addiction. DOI: 10.1111/add.13954.  Link

Hughes, C. E., Bright, D. A. and Chalmers, J. (2017). Social network analysis of Australian poly-drug trafficking networks: How do drug traffickers manage multiple illicit drugs? Social Networks, 51, 135-147. Link

Hughes, C. E., Chalmers, J. and Klimoski, M. (2017). Assessing concordance between trends in high-level drug trafficking and other serious and organised crimes in Australia, 2005-06 to 2014-15. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy. Link

Kelly, E.V., Newton, N.C., Stapinski, L.A. and Teesson, M. (2017) Prospective associations between personality and bullying among Australian adolescents. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 1–8, DOI: 10.1177/0004867417726583. Link

Lancaster, K., Seear, K. and Ritter, A. (2017). Making medicine; producing pleasure: a critical examination of medicinal cannabis policy and law in Victoria, Australia. International Journal of Drug Policy (Advance online publication). DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.07.020. Link

Larney, S., Hickman, M., Guy, R., Grebely, J., Dore, G.J., Gray, R.T., Day, C.A., Kimber, J., Degenhardt, L. (2017). Estimating the number of people who inject drugs in Australia. BMC Public Health, 17, 757.

Lloyd, B., Zahnow, R., Barratt, M. J., Best, D., Lubman, D. I., & Ferris, J. (2017). Exploring mortality among drug treatment clients: The relationship between treatment type and mortality. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 82, 22-28. Link

Martire, K. A., Clare, P., Courtney, R. J., Bonevski, B., Boland, V., Borland, R., … Mattick, R. P. (2017). Smoking and finances: baseline characteristics of low income daily smokers in the FISCALS cohort. International Journal for Equity in Health, 16, 157. Link

McPhie, S., Skouteris, H., Mattick, R.P., Wilson, J., Honan, I., Allsop, S., Burns, L., Elliott, E., Teague, S., Olsson, C.A., & Hutchinson, D. (2017).  Weight in the first year of life: associations with maternal prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain—findings from a longitudinal pregnancy cohort. American Journal of Perinatology

Nielsen S, Bruno R and Schenk (eds). 2017 Non-medical and illicit use of psychoactive drugs. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, vol 34. Springer

Palamar, J.J., Barratt, M.J., Coney, L. & Martins, S.S. (2017). Current synthetic cannabinoid use among high school seniors in the US. Pediatrics, 140(4), e20171330. doi:10.1542/peds.2017-1330

Rossen, L., Hutchinson, D., Wilson, J., Burns, L., Elliott, E., Allsop, S., Olsson, C., & Mattick, R. P. (2017).Maternal bonding through pregnancy and postnatal: Findings from an Australian longitudinal study. American Journal of Perinatology, 34 (8), 808-817.

Matthews, S., Dwyer, R. and Snoek, A. (2017). Stigma and self-stigma in addiction. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 14, (2), pp. 275-286. Link

Murphy, D.A., Wilson, J.C. and Moore, D. (2017). Playing hard: Young men’s experiences of drinking in inner Melbourne. Journal of Sociology, 53, (2), pp. 398-412. Link

Pidd, K., Duraisingam, V., Roche, A. and Trifonoff, A. (2017). Young construction workers: substance use, mental health, and workplace psychosocial factors. Advances in Dual Diagnosis, Early online view, DOI: 10.1108/ADD-08-2017-0013. Link

Pienaar, K. and Dilkes-Frayne, E. (2017). Telling different stories, making new realities: The ontological politics of 'addiction' biographies. International Journal of Drug Policy, 44, pp. 145-154. Link

Rao, R., & Roche, A. (2017). Substance misuse in older people: Baby boomers are the population at highest risk. BMJ, 358(j3885). Link

Room, R., Dietze, P. and McKetin, R. (2017). Gearing up at the Review. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36, (4), pp. 441.

Roxburgh, A., Darke, S., Salmon, A., Dobbins. T. & Jauncey, M. (2017) Frequency and severity of non-fatal opioid overdoses among clients attending the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 176, 126-132.

Silins, E., Swift, W., Slade, T., Toson, B., Rodgers, B., & Hutchinson, D. (2017). A prospective study of the substance use and mental health outcomes of young adult former and current cannabis users. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36 (5).

Silverman-Retana, O., Servan-Mori, E., McCoy, S., Larney, S., Bautista-Arredondo, Sergio. (2017). Injecting behaviour and hepatitis C antibody positive testing among Mexico City prisoners. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 181, 140-145.

Stapinski, L., Lawler, S., Newton, N. C., Reda, B, Chapman, C. & Teesson, M. (In press). Empowering young people to make Positive Choices: Evidence-based resources for the prevention of alcohol and other drug use in Australian schools. Learning Communities Journal.

Stapinski, L., Reda, B., Newton, N. C., Lawler, S., Rodriguez, D., Chapman, C. & Teesson, M. (In press). Development and evaluation of “Pure Rush”: An interactive online game for drug prevention. Drug and Alcohol Review, Accepted 11th August 2017.

Stuart, A., Baker, A., Bowman, J., McCarter, K., Denham, A., Lee, N., Colyvas, K. and Dunlop, A. (2017). Protocol for a systematic review of psychological treatment for methamphetamine use: An analysis of methamphetamine use and mental health symptom outcomes. BMJ Open, 7, (9). Link

Tay, R., Wilson, J., McCormack, C, Allsop, S., Najman, J., Bartu, A., Olsson, C, Mattick, R. P., & Hutchinson, D. (2017). Alcohol consumption by breastfeeding mothers: Frequency, correlates and infant outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Review. 36(5), 667-676.

Vuong, T. Ritter, A. Nguyen, N. and Ali, R. (2017) Strengthening advocacy efforts with empirical evidence: A case example of the conduct, uptake and utilisation of research in drug policy decision-making in Vietnam, International Journal of Drug Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.07.029. Link

Ward, B., Kippen, R., Munro, G., Buykz, P., McBride, N., Wiggers, J. and Clark, M. (2017). Liquor licences issued to Australian schools. BMC Public Health, 18, (72). DOI: 10.1186/s12889-017-4613-0. Link

White, V., Azar, D., Faulkner, A., Coomber, K., Durkin, S., Livingston, M., Chikritzhs, T.N., Room, R. and Wakefield, M. (2017). Adolescents' exposure to paid alcohol advertising on television and their alcohol use: exploring associations during a 13-year period. Addiction, 112, (10), pp. 1742-1751. Link

Wright, M., Davison, S. and Petch, E. (2017). Making visible the invisible: Aboriginal forensic mental health. The Lancet Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30234-1. Link


McKetin, R., Voce, A. and Burns, R.A. (2017). Research into Methamphetamine Use in the Australian Capital Territory. National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. Link

Roche, A., Fischer, J., McEntee, A. and Pidd, K. (2017) Drug and alcohol use among select South Australian at-risk groups. National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia.

Book Chapters

Champion, K.E., Newton, N.C. Birrell, L. & Teesson, M. (2017). Primary prevention for alcohol and other drug use for Australian adolescents. In: Ritter, A., King, T & Lee, N., Drug Use in Australian Society (2nd edition) (pg 124-143). Oxford University

Lawler, S., Stapinski, L., Champion., K., Newton, N. C. (2017). How school staff and parents can guide against drug related harms. In Manocha, R. (ed). Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds: Generation Next Handbook. Sydney: Hachette Australia.

Nielsen, S. and Gisev, N. (2017) Drug pharmacology and pharmacotherapy treatments. In: Ritter, A., King, T & Lee, N., Drug Use in Australian Society (2nd edition). Oxford University.


Nielsen, S. Frequently asked questions on opioid agonist treatment for pharmaceutical opioid dependence: An evidence summary. August 2017. 

Swift, W., Nielsen, S., Kaye, S., Darke, S., Breen, C., Farrell, M., Sutherland, R., Barrett, M., Larance, B. & Bolt, S. A quick guide to drugs & alcohol. Third Edition. Drug Info, State Library of New South Wales, September 2017.


Roche, A. & Kostadinov, V. (2017). Beer, bongs and baby boomers: the unlikely tale of drug and alcohol use in the over 50s. The Conversation, 23 August. Link