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Psychostimulants

Understanding how high-level synthetic stimulant traffickers in Australia adapt to changes in their drug supply

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Knowledge about drug suppliers, including traffickers, is slim. This stymies our capacity to understand, foresee and forewarn what Australian and international drug traffickers will do and what policy responses are likely to be most effective.

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

Non-medical use of prescription stimulants by Australian university students: Attitudes, prevalence, and motivations for use

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This project examines the non-medical use of prescription stimulant drugs among Australian university students for cognitive enhancement purposes. It will, for the first time in Australia, comprehensively examine attitudes, prevalence, motivations, and patterns and consequences of use.

Project Status: 
Current