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An evaluation of the New South Wales Involuntary Drug and Alcohol Treatment (IDAT) Program

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The IDAT Program, established under the Drug and Alcohol Treatment Act 2007 of New South Wales, aims to “provide short-term care, with an involuntary supervised withdrawal component, to protect the health and safety of people with severe substance dependence who have experienced, or are at risk o

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Current

Randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study of lisdexamfetamine for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence

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This randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study, led by St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, aims to examine the safety and efficacy of lisdexamfetamine in the treatment of adults with severe methamphetamine (MA) dependence.

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Current

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.

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Current