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Opioid substitution therapy among chronic pain patients dependent on opioid medications: Current utilisation, barriers and opportunities

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This study examines the utilisation of opioid substitution therapy among a large community sample of chronic non-cancer pain patients receiving long-term opioid substitution therapy (OST).

Project Status: 
Current

Reducing tobacco smoking among low-SES smokers: A RCT to improve adherence with treatment, smoking cessation and health economic outcomes

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Smoking cessation rates need to improve among low-socioeconomic status (low-SES) Australians if we are to reach a key national target as the health country:  ≤ 9% smoking by 2020 .  Recent (2013) National Drug Strategy Household Survey data show that persons from disadvantaged areas are three

Pharmaceutical opioid analgesic (POA) dependence and treatment responses

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Opioid agonist treatment is commonly initiated as a first-line treatment for individuals with pharmaceutical opioid dependence, even though much of the evidence base for the use of pharmacotherapy treatments in opioid dependence has been derived from studies conducted with primarily or exclusivel

Project Status: 
Completed