April 2016


Pienaar, K. (2016). Politics in the Making of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN: 9781137505002


Albertella, L., & Copeland, J. (2016). Cannabis use and the adolescent brain. NCPIC Bulletin 28 (January 2016), 1-8. Link

Loxley, W., Catalano, P., Gilmore, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2016). The National Alcohol Sales Data Project Stage 4 - Bulletin. National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth. Link


Pidd, K., Cameron, J., Roche, A., & Lee, N. (2016). Creating healthy workplaces. Final report: Reducing alcohol-related harm. VicHealth, Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, Melbourne.

Sindicich, N., Zador, D., Larney, S., & Dolan, K. (2016). Patient motivations, perceptions and experiences of opioid substitution therapy in prison. National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney. Link 

Journal Articles

Alam-mehrjerdi, Z., Daneshmand, R., Samiei, M., Samadi, R., Abdollahi, M., & Dolan, K. (2016). Women-only drug treatment services and needs in Iran: the first review of current literature. DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 26, 3. DOI: 10.1186/s40199-016-0141-1. Link

Barratt, M.J. and Ezard, N. (2016). Drug checking interventions can track the nature and size of the discrepancy between self-report and actual drugs consumed. Addiction, 111, (3), pp. 558-559. Link

Batterham, P. J., Calear, A. L., Sunderland, M., Carragher, N., & Brewer, J. L. (2016). Online screening and feedback to increase help-seeking for mental health problems: population-based randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 2, (1), 67-73. Link

Batterham, P. J., Sunderland, M., Carragher, N., Calear, A. L., Mackinnon, A. J., & Slade, T. (2016). The Distress Questionnaire-5: Population screener for psychological distress was more accurate than the K6/K10. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 71, 35-42. Link

Benjet, C., Bromet, E., Karam, E. G., Kessler, R. C., McLaughlin, K. A., Ruscio, A. M., Shahly, V., Stein, D. J., Petukhova, M., Hill, E., Alonso, J., Atwoli, L., Bunting, B., Bruffaerts, R., Caldas-de-Almeida, J. M., de Girolamo, F., Florescu, S., Gureje, O., Huang, Y., Lepine, J. P., Kawakami, N., Kovess-Masfety, V., Medina-Mora, M. E., Navarro-Mateu, F., Piazza, M., Posada-Villa, J., Scott, K. M., Shalev, A., Slade, T., ten Havea, M., Torres, Y., Viana, M. C., Zarkov, Z., & Koenen, K. C. (2016). The epidemiology of traumatic event exposure worldwide: results from the World Mental Health Survey Consortium. Psychological Medicine, 46, (2), 327-343. Link

Berends, L., Garfield, J.B., Manning, V., Buykx, P., Lam, T., Mugavin, J., Larner, A., Room, R., Allsop, S. and Lubman, D. (2016). Social disadvantage and past treatment among clients entering public alcohol and drug services in two Australian states. International Journal of Drug Policy, 29, pp. 88-90. Link

Berterame, S., Erthal, J., Thomas, J., Fellner, S., Vosse, B., Clare, P., Hao, W., Johnson, D. T., Mohar, A., Pavadia, J., Samak, A. K. E., Sipp, W., Sumyai, V., Suryawati, S., Toufiq, J., Yans, R., & Mattick, R. P. (2016). Use of and barriers to access to opioid analgesics: a worldwide, regional, and national study. The Lancet, Advance online publication, 1-13. DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00161-6. Link

Betts, K. S., Chan, G., McIlwraith, F., Dietze, P., Whittaker, E., Burns, L., & Alati, R. (2016). Differences in polysubstance use patterns and drug-related outcomes between people who inject drugs receiving and not receiving opioid substitution therapies. Addiction, Advance online publication, 1-26. DOI: 10.1111/add.13339. Link

Bowring, A., Pasomsouk, N., Hughes, C., van Gemert, C., Higgs, P., Sychareun, V., Hellard, M. and Power, R. (2016). 'We might get some free beers': Experience and motivation for transactional sex among behaviourally bisexual men in Vientiane, Laos. Archives of Sexual Behavior. DOI: 10.1007/s10508-016-0705-7. Link

Callinan, S., Laslett, A.L., Rekve, D., Room, R., Waleewong, O., Benegal, V., Casswell, S., Florenzano, R., Vu, H.T., Hoang, H.T., Hettige, S., Huckle, T., Obot, I., Rao, G., Rankin, G. and Thamarangsi, T. (2016). Alcohol's harm to others: an international collaborative project. International Journal of Alcohol and Drug ResearchLink

Cassar, J., Ross, J., Dahne, J., Ewer, P., Teesson, M., Hopko, D., & Lejuez, C. W. (2016). Therapist tips for the brief behavioural activation therapy for depression - revised (BATD-R) treatment manual practical wisdom and clinical nuance. Clinical Psychologist, Advance online publication, 1-8. DOI:10.1111/cp.12085. Link

Cysique, L. A., Dermody, N., Carr, A., Brew, B. J., & Teesson, M. (2016). The role of depression chronicity and recurrence on neurocognitive dysfunctions in HIV-infected adults. Journal of Neurovirology, 22(1), 56-65. Link

Degenhardt, L., Larney, S., Chan, G., Dobbins, T., Weier, M., Roxburgh, A., Hall, W. D., & McKetin, R. (2016). Estimating the number of regular and dependent methamphetamine users in Australia, 2002–2014. Medical Journal of Australia, 204, (4), 153. Link

Degenhardt, L., Stockings, E., Patton, G., Hall, W. D., & Lynskey, M. (2016). The increasing global health priority of substance use in young people. The Lancet Psychiatry, Advance online publication, 1-14. DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(15)00508-8. Link

Doran, C. M., Ling, R., Byrnes, J., Crane, M., Shakeshaft, A. P., Searles, A., & Perez, D. (2016). Benefit cost analysis of three skin cancer public education mass-media campaigns implemented in New South Wales, Australia. PLoS ONE, 11, (1), e0147665. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147665. Link

Dunn, M., Henshaw, R., & McKay, F. H. (2015). Do performance and image enhancing drug users in regional Queensland experience difficulty accessing health services? Drug and Alcohol Review, Advance online publication, 1-6. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12363. Link

Dwyer, R. and Fraser, S. (2016). Addicting via hashtags: How is Twitter making addiction? Contemporary Drug Problems, 43, (1), pp. 79-97.

Farrell, M. (2016). Swift and certain approaches to reduce alcohol reoffending. The Lancet Psychiatry, 3, (3), 189-190. Link

Farrugia, A.C. and Fraser, S. (2016). Science and scepticism: Drug information, young men and counterpublic health. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine. DOI: 10.1177/1363459315628042. Link 

Gates, P., Albertella, L., & Copeland, J. (2015). Cannabis withdrawal and sleep: A systematic review of human studies. Substance Abuse, Advance online publication, 1-15. DOI: 10.1080/08897077.2015.1023484. Link

G.B.D. Risk Factors Collaborators, & Degenhardt, L. (2015). Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet. DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00128-2. Link

Green, R. (2016). ‘‘I wonder what age you grow out of it?’’: Negotiation of recreational drug use and the transition to adulthood among an Australian ethnographic sample. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy. DOI: 10.3109/09687637.2015.1128883. Link

Haagsma, J. A., Graetz, N., Bolliger, I., Naghavi, M., Higashi, H., Degenhardt, L., & Vos, T. (2016). The global burden of injury: incidence, mortality, disability-adjusted life years and time trends from the Global Burden of Disease study 2013. Injury Prevention, 22, 3-18. Link

Hall, W. D., Patton, G., Stockings, E., Weier, M., Lynskey, M., Morley, K. I., & Degenhardt, L. (2016). Why young people's substance use matters for global health. The Lancet Psychiatry, Advance online publication, 1-15. DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(16)00013-4. Link

Higgs, P., Cogger, S., Kelsall, J., Gavin, N., Elmore, K., Francis, P. and Dietze, P. (2016). It stops with us: Peer responses increase availability of sterile injecting equipment. International Journal of Drug Policy, 29, (1), pp. 96-97. Link

Higgs, P., Wright, C. and Hellard, M. (2016). Letter: New treatment for hepatitis C has implications for people who inject drugs. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 43, (7), pp. 840-841. Link

Hobday, M., Meuleners, L., Liang, W., Gilmore, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2016). Associations between alcohol outlets and emergency department injury presentations: Effects of distance from the central business district. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 40, (1), pp. 43-48. Link

Hobday, M., Gordon, E., Lensvelt, E., Meuleners, L., Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2016). The effect of price increases on predicted alcohol purchasing decisions and choice to substitute. Addiction Research & Theory. DOI: 10.3109/16066359.2016.1155563. Link

Kaye, S., Ramos-Quiroga, J. A., van de Glind, G., Levin, F. R., Faraone, S. V., Allsop, S., Degenhardt, L., Moggi, F., Barta, C., Konstenius, M., Franck, J., Skutle, A., Bu, E., Koeter, M. W. J., Demetrovics, Z., Kapitány-Fövény, M., Schoevers, R. A., van Emmerik-van Oortmerssen, K., Carpentier, P., Dom, G., Verspreet, S., Crunelle, C. L., Young, J. T., Carruthers, S., Cassar, J., Fatséas, M., Auriacombe, M., Johnson, B., Dunn, M., Slobodin, O., & van den Brink, W. (2016). Persistence and subtype stability of ADHD among substance use disorder treatment seekers. Journal of Attention Disorders, Advance online publication, 1-16. DOI: 10.1177/1087054716629217. Link

Lancaster, K. (2016). Performing the evidence-based drug policy paradigm. Contemporary Drug Problems, Advance online publication, 1-12. DOI: 10.1177/0091450916633306. Link

Larance, B., Bruno, R., Lintzeris, N., Degenhardt, L., Black, E., Brown, A., Nielsen, S., Dunlop, A., Holland, R., Cohen, M., & Mattick, R. P. (2016). Development of a brief tool for monitoring aberrant behaviours among patients receiving long-term opioid therapy: The Opioid-Related Behaviours In Treatment (ORBIT) scale. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 159, 42-52. Link

Larney, S., Degenhardt, L., & Farrell, M. (2016). Response to Bird et al.: The importance of post-release engagement in treatment in estimating impacts on post-release deaths. Addiction, 111, (3), 560-561. Link

Larney, S., & Farrell, M. (2016). Commentary on Binswanger et al. (2016): Multiple opportunities exist to improve the health and wellbeing of people released from prisons. Addiction, 111(3), 511-512. Link.

Lenton, S., Dietze, P. and Jauncey, M. (2016). Perspective: Australia reschedules naloxone for overdose. Medical Journal of Australia, 204, (4), 146-7. Link

Lewis, L., Hauck, Y., Ronchi, F., Allsop, S. and Doherty, D. (2016). Psychosocial characteristics and smoking behaviour in young Western Australian pregnant women at their first hospital appointment for pregnancy care. Public Health. DOI:10.1016/j.puhe.2016.02.005. Link

Liang, W., Gilmore, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2016). The effect of short-term alcohol restriction on risk of alcohol-related injury: A state wide population-based study. International Journal of Drug Policy, 28, pp. 55-59. Link

Marel, C., MacLean, S., & Midford, R. (2016). Review of volatile substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, 15, 1-32. Link

McCalman, J., Bainbridge, R., Russo, S., Rutherford, K., Tsey, K., Wenitong, M., Shakeshaft, A., Doran, C., & Jacups, S. (2016). Psycho-social resilience, vulnerability and suicide prevention: impact evaluation of a mentoring approach to modify suicide risk for remote Indigenous Australian students at boarding school. BMC Public Health, 16, 98. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2762-1. Link

McKetin, R., Dawe, S., Burns, R., Hides, L., Kavanagh, D. J., Teesson, M., Young, R., Voce, A., & Saunders, J. B. (2016). The profile of psychiatric symptoms exacerbated by methamphetamine use. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Advance online publication, 1-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.01.018. Link

McKetin, R., Gardener, J., Baker, A. L., Dawe, S., Ali, R., Voce, A., Leach, L., & Lubman, D. I. (2016). Correlates of transient versus persistent psychotic symptoms among dependent methamphetamine users. Psychiatry Research, 238, 166-171. Link

Nazari, S., Noroozi, M., Soori, H., Noroozi, A., Mehrabi, Y., Hajebi, A., Sharifi, H., Higgs, P. and Mirzazadeh, A. (2016). The effect of on-site and outreach-based needle and syringe programs in people who inject drugs in Kermanshah, Iran. International Journal on Drug Policy, 27, 127-131. Link

Nielsen, S., Campbell, G., Peacock, A., Smith, K., Bruno, R., Hall, W., Cohen, M., & Degenhardt, L. (2015). Health service utilisation by people living with chronic non-cancer pain: findings from the Pain and Opioids IN Treatment (POINT) study. Australian Health Review, Advance online publication, 1-10. DOI: 10.1071/AH15047. Link

Pettigrew, S., Jongenelis, M., Glance, D., Chikritzhs, T.N., Pratt, l., Slevin, T., Liang, W. and Wakefield, M. (2016). The effect of cancer warning statements on alcohol consumption intentions. Health Education Research, 31, 60-69. Link

Pidd, K., Kostadinov, V., & Roche, A. (2016). Do workplace policies work? An examination of the relationship between AOD policies and workers' substance use. International Journal of Drug Policy, 28, 48-54. Link

Platt, L., Reed, J., Minozzi, S., Vickerman, P., Hagan, H., French, C., Jordan, A., Degenhardt, L., Hope, V., Hutchinson, S., Maher, L., Palmateer, N., Taylor, A., & Hickman, M. (2016). Effectiveness of needle/syringe programmes and opiate substitution therapy in preventing HCV transmission among people who inject drugs (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1, Art.No.: CD012021. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012021. Link

Powers, J., Duffy, L., Burns, L., & Loxton, D. (2016). Binge drinking and subsequent depressive symptoms in young women in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Advance online publication, 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.01.019 Link

Ritter, A., Livingston, M., Chalmers, J., Berends, L., & Reuter, P. (2016). Comparative policy analysis for alcohol and drugs: current state of the field. International Journal of Drug Policy, Advance online publication, 1-12. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.02.004 Link

Rossen, L., Hutchinson, D., Wilson, J., Burns, L., Olsson, C. A., Allsop, S., Elliott, E. J., Jacobs, S., Macdonald, J. A., & Mattick, R. P. (2016). Predictors of postnatal mother-infant bonding: the role of antenatal bonding, maternal substance use and mental health. Archives of Women's Mental Health, Advance online publication, 1-14. DOI: 10. 1007/ s00737-016-0602-z. Link

Roxburgh, A., Lea, T., de Wit, J., & Degenhardt, L. (2016). Sexual identity and prevalence of alcohol and other drug use among Australians in the general population. International Journal of Drug Policy, 28, 76-82. Link

Scott, N., Hart, A.C., Wilson, J.C., Livingston, M., Moore, D. and Dietze, P. (2016). The effects of extended public transport operating hours and venue lockout policies on drinking-related harms in Melbourne, Australia: Results from SimDrink, an agent-based simulation model. International Journal of Drug Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.02.016. Link

Stockings, E., Hall, W. D., Lynskey, M., Morley, K. I., Reavley, N., Strang, J., Patton, G., & Degenhardt, L. (2016). Prevention, early intervention, harm reduction, and treatment of substance use in young people. The Lancet Psychiatry, Advance online publication, 1-17. DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(16)00002-X. Link

Stockwell, T.R., Zhao, J., Panwar, S., Roemer, A., Naimi, T.S. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2016). Do “moderate” drinkers have reduced mortality risk? A systematic review and meta-analysis of alcohol consumption and all-cause mortality. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77, (2), 185-198. Link

Subritzky, T., Pettigrew, S. and Lenton, S. (2016). Issues in the implementation and evolution of the commercial recreational marijuana market in Colorado. International Journal of Drug Policy, 27, 1-12. Link

Sunderland, M., Carragher, N., Chapman, C., Mills, K., Teesson, M., Lockwood, E., Forbes, D., & Slade, T. (2016). The shared and specific relationships between exposure to potentially traumatic events and transdiagnostic dimensions of psychopathology. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 38, 102-109. Link

Sutherland, R., Peacock, A., Whittaker, E., Roxburgh, A., Lenton, S., Matthews, A., Butler, K., Nelson, M., Burns, L., & Bruno, R. (2016). New psychoactive substance use among regular psychostimulant users in Australia, 2010-2015. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Advance online publication, 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.01.024. Link

Sutherland, R., Sindicich, N., Entwistle, G., Whittaker, E., Peacock, A., Matthews, A., Bruno, R., Alati, R., & Burns, L. (2016). Tobacco and e-cigarette use amongst illicit drug users in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 159, 35-41. Link

Uebel, H., Wright, I. M., Burns, L., Hilder, L., Bajuk, B., Breen, C., Abdel-Latif, M. E., Ward, M., Eastwood, J., Feller, J. M., Falconer, J., Clews, S., & Oei, J. L. (2016). Epidemiological evidence for a decreasing incidence of neonatal abstinence syndrome, 2000–11. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Advance online publication, 1-7. DOI: 10.1111/ppe.12282. Link

Van Buskirk, J., Roxburgh, A., Bruno, R., Naicker, S., Lenton, S., Sutherland, R., Whittaker, E., Sindicich, N., Matthews, A., Butler, K., & Burns, L. (2016). Characterising dark net marketplace purchasers in a sample of regular psychostimulant users. International Journal of Drug Policy, Advance online publication, 1-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.01.010. Link

Wadolowski, M., Hutchinson, D., Bruno, R., Aiken, A., Najman, J. M., Kypri, K., Slade, T., McBride, N., & Mattick, R. P. (2016). Parents who supply sips of alcohol in early adolescence: a prospective study of risk factors. Pediatrics, 137, (3), e20152611. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-2611. Link

Ward, B., Kippen, R., Buykx, P., Munro, G., McBride, N. and Wiggers, J. (2016). Principals' reports of adults' alcohol use in Australian secondary schools. BMC Public Health, 16, 195. Link

Wilkinson, C., Allsop, S. and Dare, J. (2016). Alcohol, ageing and Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35, (2), 232-235. DOI:10.1111/dar.12301. Link

Wilson, M. (2016). A Reflection on Conducting Research with Aboriginal Mothers in Prison. New Community, 13, (3), pp. 60-61.