March 2024

Abdelsalam, S., Livingston, M., Quinn, B., Agius, P., Ward, B., Jamieson, L. and Dietze, P. (2023). Correlates of poor oral health related quality of life in a cohort of people who use methamphetamine in Australia. BMC Oral Health, 23, (1), pp. 479. DOI:

Agramunt, S. and Lenton, S. (2023). Evaluation of the St John WA (SJWA) ‘Leave Behind’ Take Home Naloxone Dispensing/Distribution Pilot: a summary of the main findings. National Drug Research Institute and enAble Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.

Agramunt, S. and Lenton, S. (2023). Western Australian Drug Trends 2023: Key Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) Interviews. National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW., Sydney, NSW.

Amanual Getnet, M., Kennedy, M., Eftekhari, P., Lee, K.S., Penney, U., Segan, C.J., Jackson, M.A., Jennings, K. and Gillian Sandra, G. (2023). Using the Behaviour Change Wheel and modified Delphi method to identify behavioural change techniques for improving adherence to smoking cessation medications. BMC Public Health, 23, (1), pp. 1362. DOI:

Ashlea Bartram, Nathan J. Harrison, Christina A. Norris, Joanne Christopher, Jacqueline A. Bowden. Zero-alcohol beverages and brand extensions: A vehicle for promoting parent alcohol brands? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Volume 48, Issue 2, 2024, 100141. 

Ashlea Bartram, Nathan J. Harrison, Christina A. Norris, Susan Kim, Simone Pettigrew, Robin Room, Caroline Miller, Ian Olver, Rebecca Jenkinson, Marina Bowshall, Jacqueline A. Bowden, Which parents provide zero-alcohol beverages to adolescents? A survey of Australian parents' practices and intentions, Preventive Medicine, Volume 179, 2024, 107840, ISSN 0091-7435,

Bade, R. and Hall, W. (2024). The use of wastewater based epidemiology to detect synthetic opioids in the community (letter). BMJ, 384, q5. DOI:

Bade, R., Nadarajan, D., Driver, E. M., Halden, R. U., Gerber, C., Krotulski, A., Hall, W. D. and Mueller, J. F. (2024). Wastewater-based monitoring of the nitazene analogues: first detection of protonitazene in wastewater. Science of the Total Environment, 920, 170781. DOI:

Bendotti, H., Lawler, S., Chan, G. C. K., Gartner, C., Ireland, D. and Marshall, H. M. (2023). Conversational artificial intelligence interventions to support smoking cessation: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Digital Health, 9. DOI:

Carter, A., Graham, M., Hall, W. D., Barber, M. and Gardner, J. (2023). Avoiding the premature introduction of psychedelic medicines in Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders. AJOB Neuroscience, 14(2), pp. 129-131. DOI:

Chan, G. C. K., Sun, T., Stjepanović, D., Vu, G., Hall, W. D., Connor, J. P. and Leung, J. (2024). Designing observational studies for credible causal inference in addiction research: directed acyclic graphs, modified disjunctive cause criterion and target trial emulation. Addiction, February 11. DOI:

Chan, J., Ward, B., Maher, L., Crawford, S., Stoove, M.A. and Dietze, P. (2023). Parents who inject drugs: Demographics, care arrangements and correlates for child placement in out-of-home care. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI:

Cheng, B., Lim, C. C. W., Rutherford, B. N., Huang, S., Ashley, D. P., Johnson, B., Chung, J., Chan, G. C. K., Coates, J. M., Gullo, M. J. and Connor, J. P. (2024). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the relationship between youth drinking, self-posting of alcohol use and other social media engagement (2012-21). Addiction, 119(1), pp. 28-46. DOI:

Chikritzhs, T.N., Dangardt, F., Holder, H., Naimi, T.S., Stockwell, T.R. and Andreasson, S. (2024). Alcohol and Society 2024: Alcohol and the Brain. Svensk sjuksköterskeförening, SFAM, Svensk förening för Beroendemedicin, SAFF, CERA, Hjärnfonden, SLAN, Junis, UNF & IOGT-NTO, Stockholm

Chiu, V., Dawson, D., Chan, G., Hall, W., Hides, L. and Leung, J. (2023). Prevalence and correlates of positive parental attitudes towards cannabis use and use intention in Australia during 2016 and 2019. Addictive Behaviors, 150, 107917. DOI:

Cho, A., Chan, G. and Gartner, C. (2023). Motivations to change smoking behaviors between 2007 and 2019 in Australia: a repeated cross-sectional study. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 25(4), pp. 674-681. DOI:

Coomber, K., Baldwin, R., Taylor, N., Callinan, S., Wilkinson, C., Toumbourou, J., Chikritzhs, T.N. and Miller, P.G. (2023). Characteristics of high- and low-risk drinkers who use online alcohol home delivery in Western Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI:

Doan, L. P., Nguyen, L. H., Do, H., Nguyen, T. T., Vu, G. T., Do, H. T., Latkin, C. A., Ho, R. C. M. and Ho, C. S. H. (2023). Ensuring population health in the era of aging in Vietnam: policy review and factors associated with intentions of childbearing before the age of 30 among Youths. Healthcare, 11(1). DOI:

Farrugia, A.C. (2023). Under pressure: The paradox of autonomy and social norms in drug education. International Journal of Drug Policy, 122. DOI:

Farrugia, A.C., Lenton, E., Seear, K., Kagan, D., Valentine, K., Fraser, S., Mulcahy, S., Edwards, M. and Jeffcote, D. (2024). 'We've got a present for you’: Hepatitis C elimination, compromised healthcare subjects and treatment as a gift. Social Science and Medicine, 340. DOI:

Fischer, B., Jutras-Aswad, D. and Hall, W. D. (2023). Outcomes associated with nonmedical cannabis legalization policy in Canada: taking stock at the 5-year mark. CMAJ, 195(39), pp. E1351-E1353. DOI:

Gibbs, D., Colledge-Frisby, S., Farnbach, S., Doyle, M.F., Shakeshaft, A.P. and Larney, S. (2024). Associations Between Supported Accommodation and Health and Re-offending Outcomes: a Retrospective Data Linkage Study. Journal of Urban Health - Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine.

Gilmore, W. and Gilmore, I. (2024). Evidence-based alcohol policies are the answer. Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology. DOI:

Graham, M., Chiu, V., Stjepanović, D. and Hall, W. D. (2023). A provisional evaluation of Australia's medical cannabis program. International Journal of Drug Policy, 122, 104210. DOI:

Gravely, S., Driezen, P., Shahab, L., McClure, E. A., Hyland, A., Cummings, K. M., East, K. A., Chan, G. C. K., Walsh, H., Benowitz, N. L., Gartner, C. E., Fong, G. T., Quah, A. C. K. and Smith, D. M. (2023). Associations of cannabis use, high-risk alcohol use, and depressive symptomology with motivation and attempts to quit cigarette smoking among adults: findings from the 2020 ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, December 14. DOI:

Grigg, J. and Lenton, S. (2023). Western Australian Drug Trends 2023: Key Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) Interviews. National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney; 2023.

Hajarizadeh, B., Kairouz, A., Ottaviano, S., Ireland, J., Willing, A., Cunningham, E., Webb, P., Colledge-Frisby, S., Wheeler, A., Leung, J., Tran, L. T., Price, O., Vickerman, P., Farrell, M., Hickman, M., Dore, G. J., Bergenström, A., Degenhardt, L. and Grebely, J. (2023). Global, regional, and country-level coverage of testing and treatment for HIV and hepatitis C infection among people who inject drugs: a systematic review. Lancet Global Health, 11(12), pp. e1885-e1898. DOI:

Hall, W. D. (2023). How may cannabis legalization affect the adverse health effects of cannabis? Sucht-Zeitschrift Fur Wissenschaft Und Praxis, 69(1), pp. 12-14. DOI:

Hall, W., Darke, S. and Farrell, M. (2024). Do we need clinical trials of high dose stimulant agonist treatment for stimulant use disorders? Addiction, January 4. DOI:

Hall, W., Gartner, C. and Morphett, K. (2023). How has the brain disease model of addiction contributed to tobacco control? Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 253, 111033. DOI:

Hunter, E., Gardner, L.A., O'Dean, S., Newton, N.C., Thornton, L., Rowe, A., Slade, T., McBride, N., Devine, E.K., Egan, L., Teesson, M. and Champion, K.E. (2023). Peer-related correlates of e-cigarette use in Australian adolescents: A cross-sectional examination. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. DOI:

Johnson, B., Stjepanovic, D., Leung, J., Sun, T. Z. and Chan, G. C. K. (2023). Cryptocurrency trading, mental health and addiction: a qualitative analysis of Reddit discussions. Addiction Research & Theory, 31(5), pp. 345-351. DOI:

Joshua Trigg, Ola Ela, Jacqueline Bowden, Ashlea Bartram, Clinton Cenko, Billie Bonevski, Vaping harms awareness messaging: exploring young South Australians’ responses to vaping prevention campaign materials, Health Promotion International, Volume 38, Issue 6, December 2023, daad145,

Lau, G., Ang, J.Y., Kim, N., Gabbe, B.J., Mitra, B., Dietze, P., Reeder, S. and Beck, B. (2024). Approaches and reporting of alcohol and other drug testing for injured patients in hospital-based studies: A systematic review. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI:

Leav, S., Revill, A. S., Anderson, L. E., Kidd, C. and Gullo, M. J. (2023). Attitudes toward standardized assessment among individuals who use substances. Addiction Research & Theory, 31(6), pp. 431-440. DOI:

Leung, J., Lim, C., McClure-Thomas, C., Foo, S., Sebayang, S., Farassania, G., Fausiah, F., Gartner, C. and Chan, G. C. K. (2023). Adolescent exposure to online advertisements and promotions for tobacco products on the internet-a cross-sectional analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Surveys. Journal of Adolescent Health, 73(6), pp. 1138-1144. DOI:

Leung, J., Saunders, J. B., Stjepanović, D., Tisdale, C., McClure-Thomas, C., Connor, J., Gullo, M., Wood, A. P. and Kai Chan, G. C. (2024). Extended hours of video game play and negative physical symptoms and pain. Computers in Human Behavior, 155, 108181. DOI:

Leung, J., Tisdale, C., Choi, J., Ellem, R., Davidson, L., Chan, G. C. K., White, M. J., Kavanagh, D. J., Quinn, C. and Hides, L. (2023). E-cigarette use among high school students-a cross-sectional study of associated risk factors for the use of flavour-only and nicotine vapes. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. DOI:

Leung, J., Yimer, T. M., Chiu, V., Hall, W. D., Connor, J. P. and Chan, G. C. K. (2023). Participation in Australian drug treatment programs for individuals engaging in high-risk substance use: data from a nationally representative sample. Drug and Alcohol Review, December 12. DOI:

Lim, C. C. W., Rutherford, B., Gartner, C., McClure-Thomas, C., Foo, S., Su, F.-Y., Scheurer, R., Sebayang, S., Chan, G., Stjepanović, D., Fausiah, F., Farassania, G. and Leung, J. (2024). A systematic review of second-hand smoking mass media campaigns (2002–2022). BMC Public Health, 24(1), 693. DOI:

Livingston, M. (2024). Declining Teenage Drinking: A Global Phenomenon? Journal of Adolescent Health, 74, (3), pp. 395 - 396. DOI:

Livingston, M., Taylor, N., Raninen, J. and Pennay, A. (2024). Youth drinking in decline: Recent developments and future priorities. Drug and Alcohol Review, 43, (3), pp. 593-595. DOI:

Mojica-Perez, Y., Livingston, M., Pennay, A. and Callinan, S. (2024). How did COVID-19 restrictions impact alcohol consumption in Australia? A longitudinal study. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI:

Moullin, J., Staniland, L., Uren, H., Nielsen, S. and Lenton, S. (2024). Advancing the implementation of take-home naloxone by community pharmacists: testing the role of COM-B. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI:

Nathan J. Harrison, Christina A. Norris, Ashlea Bartram, Michael Murphy, Simone Pettigrew, Ally O. Dell, Robin Room, Caroline Miller, Ian Olver, Marina Bowshall, Cassandra J.C. Wright, Rebecca Jenkinson, Jacqueline A. Bowden. They start on the zero-alcohol and they wanna try the real thing: Parents' views on zero-alcohol beverages and their use by adolescents, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2024, ISSN 1326-0200,

Olsen, W. M., Freeman, C., Adewumi, A. and La Caze, A. (2023). A scoping review of health system guidelines for pharmacist responsibilities when dispensing opioids. Exploratory Research in Clinical and Social Pharmacy, 12, 100382. DOI:

Pettigrew S, Davies T, O'Brien P, Sträuli B, Petticrew M, Bowden J. The absence of mandatory pregnancy warning labels in online alcohol purchasing contexts. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2024.

Smith, J.L., Greene, S., McCutcheon, D., Weber, C., Kotkis, E., Soderstrom, J., Douglas, B., Lenton, S., Grigg, J., Dessauer, P., Ezard, N. and Fatovich, D. (2024). A multicentre case series of analytically confirmed gammahydroxybutyrate intoxications in Western Australian emergency departments: pre-hospital circumstances, codetections and clinical outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI:

Stjepanović, D., Hall, W. and Leung, J. (2023). Illicit drug use and violence. Handbook of Clinical Neurology, 197, pp. 121-145. DOI:

Sun, T., Vu, G., Lim, C. C. W., Johnson, B., Stjepanović, D., Leung, J., Connor, J. P., Gartner, C., Hall, W. D. and Chan, G. C. K. (2023). Longitudinal association between exposure to e-cigarette advertising and youth e-cigarette use in the United States. Addictive Behaviors, 146, 107810. DOI:

Sznitman, S., Potter, G.R., Grigg, J., Granville, A., Hakkarainen, P., Decorte, T., Lenton, S., Fortin, D., Bear, D., Kirtadeze, I., Jauffret-Roustide, M., Barratt, M.J. and Sevigny, E.L. (2023). Are cannabis use problems comparable across individuals using for recreational and medical purposes? An international cross-sectional study of individuals who use self-grown cannabis. International Journal of Drug Policy. DOI:

Tait, R.J. (2024). Joint developmental trajectories of internalizing and externalizing problems from mid-childhood to late adolescence and childhood risk factors: Findings from a prospective pre-birth cohort. Development and Psychopathology. DOI:

Taylor, N., Callinan, S., Pennay, A. and Livingston, M. (2023). Have the personality and socio-demographic profiles of Australian adolescent drinkers changed? Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI:

Thai, P. K., Zheng, Q., Phung, D., Gartner, C., Hall, W., Ren, Y., Mueller, J. F. and Thomas, K. V. (2023). The use of asthma and allergy medicines is associated with exposure to smoking. Nature Water, 1(5), pp. 443-450. DOI:

Tisdale, C., Leung, J., de Andrade, D. and Hides, L. (2023). What client demographic, substance use, mental health, treatment, and psychological variables predict residential treatment completion for substance use disorders? International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. DOI:

Tohira, H., Brits, R., Lenton, S., Agramunt, S., Brink, D., Naylor, C., Belcher, J., Ball, S. and Finn, J. (2024). Descriptive before-and-after study of the introduction of a ‘Leave Behind’ take-home naloxone dispensing/distribution program by the Ambulance Service in Western Australia. Paramedicine. ISBN: 27536386 DOI:

Trigg, J., Calabro, R., Anastassiasdis, P., Bowden, J., Bonveski, B. Association of anxiety and depression symptoms with perceived health risk of nicotine vaping products for smoking cessation. Frontiers in Psychiatry. Volume 15, 2024,

Walker, S., Curtis, M., Kirwan, A., Thatcher, R. and Dietze, P. (2024). "No-one just does drugs during business hours!": evaluation of a 24/7 primary needle and syringe program in St Kilda, Australia. Harm Reduction Journal, 21. DOI:

Walker, S., Dietze, P., Higgs, P., Rathnayake, K., Kerr, T., Ward, B. and Maher, L. (2024). Using ethno-epidemiology in a prospective observational study to increase the rigour of nested qualitative research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods.

Wang, Z., Zheng, Q., O'Brien, J. W., Tscharke, B. J., Chan, G. C. K., Thomas, K. V., Mueller, J. F. and Thai, P. K. (2024). Analysis of wastewater from 2013 to 2021 detected a recent increase in nicotine use in Queensland, Australia. Water Research, 250, 121040. DOI:

Yimer, T. M., Chan, G. C. K., Belete, H., Hides, L. and Leung, J. (2023). Treatment-seeking behavior and barriers to mental health service utilization for depressive symptoms and hazardous drinking: the role of religious and traditional healers in mental healthcare of Northwest Ethiopia. Global Mental Health, 10, e92. DOI: