August 2018

Prescribers in Australia are likely to see increasing numbers of patients experiencing difficulties with pharmaceutical opioid use.

August 2018

This paper looks at the practice of 'double dropping’ - consuming two drugs simultaneously, typically two ecstasy pills - by Australian festival-goers.

August 2018

This paper looks at the prevalence, risk factors, and clinical and cognitive features of methamphetamine-associated psychosis.

August 2018

Opioid use disorder (OUD) is associated with a high risk of premature death. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is the primary treatment for opioid dependence.

August 2018

The study estimated the prevalence and frequency of amphetamine use in a cohort of Australians aged in their mid‐30s and compared this with National Drug Strategy Household survey (NDSHS) estimates

June 2018

The high prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among people with heroin dependence and its impact on short term outcomes has been well established.

June 2018

A managed alcohol program where long term homeless individuals with severe alcohol dependence are given small amounts of alcohol under supervision could save $1.25 million a year in hospital and crisis accommodation for a 15-person residential MAP in Sydney, say the authors from St Vincent’s Hospital and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.

June 2018

Twenty years of research evidence in animals and humans have established a biological plausibility to an association between methamphetamine exposure and PD and parkinsonism.

June 2018

Few studies have evaluated workplace alcohol and drug-related prevention strategies despite the enormous potential of workplaces as intervention sites to address AOD issues.

June 2018

To review early case reports and experimental inductions of amphetamine and methamphetamine psychosis, prior to the prohibition of these drugs, to gain a better understanding of the nature and aetiology of methamphetamine psychosis.

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