International

A literature review of the epidemiology and interventions research for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people with alcohol, drug and/or mental health problems

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With NSW having the largest GLBT community in Australia, it is important that responses to the problems faced by these populations (including a higher risk of drug use and mental health problems) are informed by research evidence. 

Project Status: 
Completed

Toward a comprehensive picture of the epidemiology of alcohol and illicit drug use disorders: Novel analyses of the World Health Organization’s World Mental Health Surveys

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In this study, we will undertake detailed analyses of the largest cross-national epidemiologic study of mental and substance use disorders ever conducted. The WHO World Mental Health Survey (WMHS) initiative is a massive, unique endeavour.

Project Status: 
Current

Economic evaluation comparing centre-based compulsory drug rehabilitation with community-based methadone maintenance treatment in Hai Phong City, Vietnam

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This study compares the cost-effectiveness of centre-based compulsory rehabilitation (CCT) for substance abuse with community-based methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in Hai Phong City, Vietnam. The project forms the basis for Thu Vuong's PhD.

Project Status: 
Completed

The effects of cognitive-behavioural therapy on methamphetamine use among women in methadone therapy in Tehran

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Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) can prevent heroin use among women but regular methamphetamine use has no pharmacological treatment and could result in treatment failure. This study aims to identify whether brief cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is effec

Project Status: 
Current