This study compared the cognitive performance of opioid maintainance clients, abstinent ex-users of opioids, and healthy, non-heroin using controls.
Patterns of alcohol and drug use
Alcohol consumption is strongly associated with premature mortality. The current study aimed to determine the strength of association between national per capita alcohol consumption with homicide and suicide rates in Australia across the period 1979-2009.
The Triple B study (Bumps, Babies and Beyond) is a large NHMRC-funded birth cohort study which examines the effects of substance use in pregnant women and their partners during the prenatal period on infant development and family functioning.
The aim of this project is to develop an online tool that enables cannabis users to roll a virtual joint or pack a virtual cone to the specific size and tobacco/cannabis ratio that generally applies to them. Once developed, the program will be validated by examining relationships between quantit
Alcohol use during pregnancy has been associated with a number of adverse pregnancy outcomes including miscarriage, premature birth, still birth and low birth weight.
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 Australia.
In this review, the self-medication hypothesis is examined in relation to the development and chronicity of heroin dependence.