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image - DPMP5
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
image - Brain And Bills 280
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
image - Pathway Square
Tags: heroin Status: Completed
In this review, the self-medication hypothesis is examined in relation to the development and chronicity of heroin dependence.
image - Vietnam Square 0
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
image - Single Cannabis Leaf 280
Status: Completed
Cannabis use is a significant problem among Australian adolescents. There is evidence suggesting that substance use interventions for adolescents must target immediate affective responses to thoughts... Read more
image - Sydney Alley 280 0
Status: Completed
It is known that women experiencing homelessness are at high risk of unintended pregnancy (Gelberg 2007). Homeless women cite multiple deterrents to the use of contraception, leading to... Read more
image - I35
Tags: cannabis, youth, crime Status: Completed
Within both the Australian and international literature, the association between substance use and criminal activity is well established.  The nature of the relationship, however, is still widely... Read more
image - Cannabis Joint Square
Status: Completed
Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in Australia. There are three forms of cannabis: ‘Bush’: cannabis grown in an outdoor environment and thought to contain less psychoactive ingredient –... Read more
image - Three White Pills 280
Status: Completed
There is a lack of knowledge about the offending profiles of MDMA offenders and the optimal means of policing MDMA. Given that NSW is one of two jurisdictions in Australia that does not provide... Read more
image - Same Sex Holding Hands Original
Tags: GLBT Status: Completed
The young male same sex attracted population has been reported to have a suicide attempt rate 3-6 times higher than that found in the same age range in the non SSA population, and higher levels of... Read more