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Status: Completed
Injecting drug users (IDU) are frequently interviewed regarding drug use, risk behaviours and criminality, but far less frequently about their attitudes towards drug-related issues. This study aimed... Read more
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Tags: alcohol, youth Status: Completed
This project is being led by the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University. There is ongoing public and political concern in relation to alcohol consumption among young people. The... Read more
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Status: Completed
Ten years post the Portuguese decriminalisation of the use, acquisition and possession of all illicit drugs, a number of diametrically opposed policy conclusions have emerged from evidence-informed... Read more
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Tags: cannabis Status: Completed
Despite its widespread use, relatively few cannabis users present to treatment, with only 31,980 episodes of care provided for primary cannabis use problems in 2006-07 (AIHW, 2008). Study on the... Read more
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Status: Completed
Despite its widespread use, relatively few cannabis users present to treatment, with only 31,980 episodes of care provided for primary cannabis use problems in 2006-07 (AIHW, 2008). Study on the... Read more
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Status: Completed
Alcohol use during pregnancy has been associated with a number of adverse pregnancy outcomes including miscarriage, premature birth, still birth and low birth weight. Alcohol exposure in utero can... Read more
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Tags: crime Status: Completed
There is a growing body of research evidence demonstrating the impact of a range of pre-sentence diversion options at engaging substance misusing defendants in treatment, and reducing illicit drug... Read more
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Tags: depression Status: Completed
Citalopram is a second generation, highly selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) commonly prescribed for depressive mood disorders, and is one of the most commonly prescribed antidepressant in... Read more
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Tags: heroin Status: Completed
In this review, the self-medication hypothesis is examined in relation to the development and chronicity of heroin dependence.
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Status: Completed
In 2000, a national commitment has been made to expand access to antiretroviral (ARVs) in Vietnam. However, the number of patients infected with HIV in need of ARV has far exceeded the supply of ARVs... Read more