Patterns of alcohol and drug use

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

International trends over time in the prevalence and harms of alcohol and cannabis use: what is the evidence for the closing gender gap?

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Men have traditionally reported higher rates of alcohol and other substance use than women, however there is emerging evidence that women’s levels of substance use may be ‘catching up’ to men’s.  This study involves a comprehensive review of the international literature to assess if there is evid

Project Status: 
Completed