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Tags: PTSD, comorbidity Status: Completed
Trauma and post traumatic stress disorder are highly prevalent among people with substance use disorders. There is however, a dearth of literature as to how best to treat this comorbidity. The... Read more
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Status: Completed
Governments and policy makers are interested in determining which interventions are more or less effective than others, such that the scarce funding resources can be allocated in the most efficient... Read more
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Status: Completed
Estimates of the prevalence of alcohol use disorders (i.e. abuse and dependence) are consistently higher for younger adults compared to their older counterparts. Nationally representative surveys... Read more
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Tags: youth, harm reduction Status: Completed
This project aimed to identify and minimise barriers to accessing and enhancing effective health and social care services for vulnerable and/or marginalised young drug users. Based on an in-depth and... Read more
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Tags: media Status: Completed
The purpose of the project was fourfold: to identify the dominant media portrayals used to denote illicit drugs in Australian print news media (cannabis, amphetamines, ecstasy, cocaine and heroin);... Read more
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Status: Completed
An emerging body of literature from the United States (US) describes ‘aberrant’ (i.e. divergent) medication-related behaviours among pain patients, and the extent to which they are associated with... Read more
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Status: Completed
Homelessness is a prevailing issue in contemporary Australian society and yet little is known about the social and economic costs to the individual and to the community. The purpose of The National... Read more
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Current Research Prison research: Collaboration with Professor Tony Butler (Kirby Institute). Smoking bans were implemented in NSW prisons in August 2015, but their effectiveness in promoting long... Read more
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NDARC has been invited to undertake research in partnership with NSW Aboriginal drug and alcohol Residential Rehabilitation Services. This research is unique in being embedded into the routine... Read more