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This book brings evidence and expertise on cannabis law reform together with lessons learned from the regulation of alcohol, tobacco and other psychoactive substances.
Aims: We examined parental influences on drinking over two contexts – a typical social occasion, and at ‘Schoolies’, a multiple-day mass celebration.
Background: The relationship between cannabis use and cognitive function in mid-life has rarely been examined despite verbal learning deficits in young adults.
This research aimed to identify older Australian drinkers’ knowledge about Australian Alcohol Guidelines and their beliefs about the risks and benefits of alcohol; their recall of alcohol-related i
Despite the predominantly masculine nature of drinking cultures within Australian community sporting clubs, masculinities have received little attention in the associated research and policy arenas
The potential of methamphetamine, and crystal methamphetamine in particular, to precipitate psychotic symptoms has been the subject of much recent speculation.
Use of opioid agonist treatments for prescription opioid (PO) dependence is rapidly increasing. Current guidelines are based on research with heroin users.
Objective: In general, people living in rural Australia tend to have poorer health outcomes including higher rates of AOD use, mental illness and chronic illness.
This paper describes a unique randomised controlled trial of behavioral therapy for the treatment of regular methamphetamine use and dependence among female clients in Tehran, Iran.
Opioids make the largest contribution to illicit drug-related death, and overdose is the leading cause, yet intervention by onlookers has been characterised as poor.
On 1 February this year Australia became the second country, after Italy (in 1995), to have naloxone formally available over the counter (OTC).
The national centres are supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Drug and Alcohol Program
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