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Status: Completed
This project is a pilot study to establish the feasibility and methods for a new Australian birth cohort of 1800-2000 Australian families (The Triple B Study: Bumps, Babies and Beyond). The research... Read more
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Status: Completed
The timeline followback (TLFB) is the most widely used calendar-based method for collecting retrospective estimates of drug use. The TLFB uses a calendar and other memory aids (e.g. birthdays,... Read more
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Status: Completed
The integral role of media in shaping public opinion and political debate is significant. Media can set the agenda and define public interest, frame issues through selection and salience, indirectly... Read more
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Status: Completed
The project involved establishing a methadone clinic for female drug users in Iran. The Clinic would have a range of services for the women such as primary health care, sexual health care and staff... 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
image - Opening Doors
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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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