April 2015

The TAP study explores the concept of ‘treatment and prevention’; treatment not only results in cure for the individual, but also prevents the spread of hepatitis C virus (HCV) to others.

April 2015

This study will examine whether cognitive training is effective in reducing a range of psychopathology in youth at high risk for developing a mental illness, as determined by a standardised measure of personality.

April 2015

This project will collect and examine substance use and addiction screening and diagnostic tools currently being used in two countries: Australia and Canada.

April 2015

This study aims to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of enhanced compliance instruction (via text messaging) to increase smoking cessation rates among low-SES smokers.

April 2015

Through its membership of the GAaP, NCETA continues to work with its international partners to develop and implement initiatives.

February 2015

NCETA is embarking on a new program of research about alcohol and other drug use among ageing populations.

February 2015

NCETA is developing nationally a consistent ‘fit for work’ policy and associated procedures for the Construction, Forestry, Mining, & Energy Union (CFMEU).

February 2015

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) young people experience significantly poorer health and greater social and economic challenges to future health than other Australian young people. However, there remains major gaps in evidence and longitudinal studies highlighting the health trajectories of ATSI young people.

February 2015

This study aims to develop, pilot and field test, an approach using a tablet-based computer to collect self-reported data on alcohol use behaviours in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.

February 2015

This project aims to evaluate the efficacy of psychosocial interventions for cannabis abuse or dependence delivered in outpatient and community settings.

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