August 2015

Book chapters

Gilmore, I. and Gilmore, W. (2015). Epidemiology of alcohol use. In J. Neuberger & A.F. DiMartini (eds.), Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease (1st ed).  John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Oxford. ISBN: 978-1118887288.


Journal articles

Berends, L., Chalmers, J., & Lancaster, K. (2015). Trust, agency and control: Perspectives on methadone takeaway dosing in the context of the Victorian policy review. Drug and Alcohol Review, Advance online publication, 1-4. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12287. Go to website

Cantwell, K., Morgans, A., Smith, K., Livingston, M., & Dietze, P. (2015). Temporal trends in cardiovascular demand in EMS: Weekday versus weekend differences. Chronobiology International, Advance online publication, 1-8. DOI:10.3109/07420528.2015.1041600. Go to website

Courtney, R.A., Naicker, S., Shakeshaft, A., Clare, P., Martire, K.A., & Mattick, R.P. (2015). Smoking cessation among low-socioeconomic status and disadvantaged population groups: A systematic review of research output. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(6), 6403-6422. DOI:10.3390/ijerph120606403. Go to website

Darke, S., Ross, J., Marel, C., Mills, K. L., Slade, T., Burns, L., & Teesson, M. (2015). Patterns and correlates of attempted suicide amongst heroin users: 11-year follow-up of the Australian Treatment Outcome Study cohort. Psychiatry Research, 227(2-3), 166-170. DOI:10.1016/j.psychres.2015.04.010. Go to website.

Davoli, M., Amato, L., Clark, N., Farrell, M., Hickman, M., Hill, S., Magrini, N., Poznyak, V., & Schünemann, H.J. (2015). The role of Cochrane reviews in informing international guidelines: A case study of using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation system to develop World Health Organization guidelines for the psychosocially assisted pharmacological treatment of opioid dependence. Addiction, 110(6), 891-898. DOI:10.1111/add.12788. Go to website

Duff, C. (2015). Governing drug use otherwise: For an ethics of care. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare51(1), pp. 81-96. Go to website.

Ewer, P., Teesson, M., Sannibale, C., Roche, A., & Mills, K.L. (2015). The prevalence and correlates of secondary traumatic stress among alcohol and other drug workers in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 34(3), 252-258. DOI:10.1111/dar.12204. Go to website

Farrell, M., Marsden, J., & Strang, J. (2015). Griffith Edwards, the Addiction Research Unit and research on the criminal justice system. Addiction, 110(Supplement S2), 54-58. DOI:10.1111/add.12910. Go to website

Fischer, J.A., Najman, J.M., Clavarino A.M., & Plotnikova, M. (2015). Age of onset of alcohol use and quality of life outcomes in an Australian birth cohort. Drug and Alcohol Review. 34(4), 388-396. DOI:10.1111/dar.12227. Go to website.

Gisev, N., Larney, S., Kimber, J., Gibson, A., Dobbins, T., Mattick, R., Butler, T., & Degenhardt, L. (2015). Determining the impact of opioid substitution therapy upon mortality and recidivism among prisoners: A 22 year data linkage study. Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, No. 498(June), 1-7.  Go to website

Global Burden of Disease Study Collaborators, & Degenhardt, L. (2015). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990–2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet, Advance online publication, 1-58. DOI: Go to website

Hancock, D.B., Levy, J.L., Gaddis, N.C., Glasheen, C., Saccone, N.L., Page, G.P., Hulse, G., Widenauer, D., Kelty, E., Schwab, S., Degenhardt, L., Martin, N.G., Montgomery, G.W., Attia, J., Holliday, E.G., McEvoy, M., Scott, R.J., Bierut, L.J., Nelson, E.C., Kral, A., & Johnson, E.O. (2015). Cis-Expression quantitive trait loci mapping reveals replicable associations with heroin addiction in OPRM1. Biological Psychiatry, Advance online publication. DOI: http// Go to website

Havard, A., Shakeshaft, A.P., & Conigrave, K.M. (2015). Randomized controlled trial of mailed personalized feedback for risky drinkers in the emergency department: The impact on alcohol consumption, alcohol-related injuries, and repeat emergency department presentations. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1111/acer.12760. Go to website

Hellard, M., McBryde, E., Sacks-Davis, R., Rolls, D., Higgs, P., Aitken, C., Thompson, A., Doyle, J., Pattison, P., & Robins, G. (2015). Hepatitis C transmission and treatment as prevention – the role of the injecting network. International Journal of Drug Policy. DOI: Go to website

Horyniak, D., Higgs, P., Cogger, S., Bofud, T., & Dietze, P. (2015). Heavy alcohol consumption among marginalised African refugee young people in Melbourne, Australia: Motivations for drinking, experiences of alcohol-related problems, and strategies for managing drinking. Ethnicity and Health. DOI: Go to website.

Lander, F., Gray, D., & Wilkes, E.T. (2015). The Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Act: Evidence, ethics and the law. Medical Journal of Australia203, (1), pp. 47-49. DOI: Go to website.

Lenton, S., Frank, V.A., Barratt, M.J., Dahl, H.V., & Potter, G.R. (2015). Attitudes of cannabis growers to regulation of cannabis cultivation under a non-prohibition cannabis model. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(3), 257-266. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.08.002. Go to website

Moore, S.E., Scott, J.G., Ferrari, A.J., Mills, R., Dunne, M.P., Erskine, H.E., Devries, K.M., Degenhardt, L., Vos, T., Whiteford, H.A., McCarthy, M., & Norman, R.E. (2015). Burden attributable to child maltreatment in Australia. Child Abuse and Neglect, Advance online publication, 1-13. DOI:10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.05.006. Go to website

Naimi, T.S., Babor, T.F., Chikritzhs, T.N., Stockwell, T.R., McCambridge, J., Miller, P.G., Xuan, Z., Bradley, K., Blanchette, J.G., Kypri, K., & Saitz, R. (2015). Let's not "relax" evidence standards when recommending risky preventive therapeutic agents. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research39, (7), pp. 1275-1276. DOI: Go to website.

Nielsen, S., Murnion, B., Dunlop, A., Degenhardt, L., Demirkol, A., Muhleisen, P., & Lintzeris, N. (2015). Comparing treatment-seeking codeine users and strong opioid users: Findings from a novel case series. Drug and Alcohol Review, 34(3), 304-311. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12224. Go to website

Rich, J.D., McKenzie, M., Larney, S., Wong, J.B., Tran, L., Clarke, J., Noska, A., Reddy, M., & Zaller, N. (2015). Methadone continuation versus forced withdrawal on incarceration in a combined US prison and jail: A randomised, open-label trial. The Lancet, Advance online publication, 1-10. DOI: Go to website

Roche, A., Pidd,K., & Kostadinov, V. (2015). Alcohol- and drug-related absenteeism: A costly problem. Australian New Zealand Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12414. Go to website.

Scott, N., Caulkins, J.P., Ritter, A., & Dietze, P. (2015). How patterns of injecting drug use evolve in a cohort of people who inject drugs. Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, No. 502(June), 1-7.  Go to website

Smith, K., Mattick, R.P., Bruno, R., Nielsen, S., Cohen, M., Campbell, G., Larance, B., Farrell, M., & Degenhardt, L. (2015). Factors associated with the development of depression in chronic non-cancer pain patients following the onset of opioid treatment for pain. Journal of Affective Disorders, 184, 72-80. DOI: Go to website.

Tait, R.J. (2015). Alcohol-related victimisation: Differences between sexual minorities and heterosexuals in an Australian national sample. Drug and Alcohol Review34, (4), pp. 366-374. DOI: Go to website.

Tzelepis, F., Paul, C.L., Wiggers, J., Kypri, K., Bonevski, B., McElduff, P., Hill, M.A., Morgan, P.J., Lynagh, M., Collins, C.E., Campbell, E., Courtney, R.J., Chapman, K., Wolfenden, L., Guillaumier, A., & Searles, A. (2015). Targeting multiple health risk behaviours among vocational education students using electronic feedback and online and telephone support: Protocol for a cluster randomised trial. BMC Public Health, 15, 550. DOI:10.1186/s12889-015-1898-8. Go to website.

Vajdic, C. M., Pour, S. M., Olivier, J., Swarta, A., O’Connell, D. L., Falster, M. O., Meagher, N. S., Mao, L., Grulich, A. E., Randall, D. A., Amini, A., Burns, L., & Degenhardt, L. (2015). The impact of blood-borne viruses on cause-specific mortality among opioid dependent people: An Australian population-based cohort study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 152, 264-271. DOI:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.03.026. Go to website.

West, R., Marsden, J., Darke, S., Humphreys, K., Miller, P., Hall, W., & Petry, N. (2015). Vote of thanks to Professor Tom Babor. Addiction, 110(7), 1060. DOI: 10.1111/add.12959. Go to website.

White, M., Burton, R., Darke, S., Eastwood, B., Knight, J., Millar, T.M.V., & Marsden, J. (2015). Fatal opioid poisoning: A counterfactual model to estimate the preventive effect of treatment for opioid use disorder in England. Addiction, Advance online publication, 1-26. DOI: 10.1111/add.12971. Go to website.

White, N., Flaherty, I., Higgs, P., Larance, B., Degenhardt, L., Nielsen, S., Ali, R.L. and Lintzeris, N. (2015). Injecting buprenorphine-naloxone film: Findings from an explorative qualitative study. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI: Go to website.

Winter, R.J., Stoové, M., Degenhardt, L., Hellard, M.E., Spelman, T., Jenkinson, R., McCarthy, D.R., & Kinner, S.A. (2015). Incidence and predictors of non-fatal drug overdose after release from prison among people who inject drugs in Queensland, Australia. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Advance online publication, 1-7. DOI:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.06.011. Go to website.


Bulletins, newsletters, and information sheets

Butler, K., & Burns, L. (2015). Injecting risk practices and Hepatitis C. Drug Trends Bulletin, July 2015, 1-4.  Go to website.

Dietze, P., Horyniak, D., & Troung, A. (2015). An update on drug-driving behaviours and attitudes towards drug driving in Australian consumers of ecstasy and related drugs: 2007-2013. EDRS Drug Trends Bulletin, Jul 2015, 1-5.  Go to website.

Lensvelt, E., Gilmore, W., Gordon, E., Hobday, M., Liang, W., & Chikritzhs, T.N. (2015). Trends in estimated alcohol-related emergency department presentations in Australia, 2005-06 to 2011-12.  National Alcohol Indicators Project, Bulletin No. 14. National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth. Go to website.

Pidd, K. (2015). Workplace drug testing as a health and safety strategy. InTouch32(6), 9. Go to website.

Roche, A. (2015). Methamphetamine: Effects and responses. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University. Go to website.



Dolan, K., & Alam Mehrjerdi, Z. (2015). Medication-assisted treatment of opioid dependence: A review of the evidence. Canberra: Australian National Council on Drugs.

Dolan, K., & Alam Mehrjerdi, Z. (2015). Medication-assisted treatment of opioid dependence: Your questions answered. Canberra: Australian National Council on Drugs.

Seear, K., Murphy, D., Fraser, S., & Moore, D. (2015). Understanding and responding to the rise of steroid injecting in Australia: Recommendations from a national consultation.  National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. 


Working papers

Stevens, A., Barratt, M.J., Lenton, S., Ridout, M., & Winstock, A.R. (2015). Social bias in the policing of illicit drug users in the UK and Australia: Findings from a self-report study (working paper). University of Kent , Medway, UK. Go to website.



Thomson, N.J. (2014). Making methamphetamine: Enacting a drug and its consumers in scientific accounts, personal narratives and service provision. Curtin University, Faculty of Health Sciences. PhD.