Treatment and Intervention

Understanding the health and service needs of diverse populations of pharmaceutical opioid users: Cohort studies of dependent users in treatment, and people who inject drugs

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This project will provide crucial new data on the nature and trajectories of Pharmaceutical Opioid (PO) use through the study and follow-up of two very different and yet extremely important groups of pharmaceutical opioid users: those attending treatment services for PO dependence, and people who

Project Status: 
Current

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

Evaluation of the inner city youth at risk project and the inner city assertive outreach service.

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The traditional response of the human service system to the needs of homeless people experiencing mental health conditions involves specialist homelessness, drug and alcohol, and mental health services providing support in a largely autonomous fashion.

Project Status: 
Completed

The effects of cognitive-behavioural therapy on methamphetamine use among women in methadone therapy in Tehran

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Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) can prevent heroin use among women but regular methamphetamine use has no pharmacological treatment and could result in treatment failure. This study aims to identify whether brief cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is effec

Project Status: 
Current

A double blind, randomised, placebo controlled trial of Sativex® for the management of cannabis withdrawal

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Treatment admissions for cannabis use disorders have risen considerably over the last few years, globally and within Australia. There is currently no effective pharmacotherapy for cannabis dependence, and very low abstinence rates reported from psychotherapy alone.

Project Status: 
Completed