February 2023

Acheson, L.S., Ezard, N., Lintzeris, N., Dunlop, A., Brett, J., Rodgers, C., Gill, A., Christmass, M., McKetin, R., Farrell, M., Shoptaw, S. and Siefried, K.J. (2022). Lisdexamfetamine for the treatment of acute methamphetamine withdrawal: A pilot feasibility and safety trial. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109692

Agramunt, S. and Lenton, S. (2022). Western Australian Drug Trends 2022: Key Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) Interviews. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney.

Agramunt, S., & Lenton, S. (2022). Western Australian Drug Trends 2021: Key Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) Interviews. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. 

Agramunt, S. & Lenton, S. (2022). Non-medical prescription opioid injection in a sample of Australians who regularly inject drugs: Are there differences by gender and age? Drug Trends Bulletin Series. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney.

Ahmed, S., Pollack, A., Havard, A., Pearson, S.-A. and Chidwick, K. (2023) “Agreement of acute serious events recorded across datasets using linked Australian general practice, hospital, emergency department and death data: implications for research and surveillance”, International Journal of Population Data Science, 8(1). doi: 10.23889/ijpds.v8i1.2118.

Aung HL, Siefried KJ, Gates TM, Brew BJ, Mao L, Carr A, Cysique LA. Meaningful cognitive decline is uncommon in virally suppressed HIV, but sustained impairment, subtle decline and abnormal cognitive aging are not. EClinicalMedicine. 2022 Dec 26;56:101792. doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2022.101792. PMID: 36618901; PMCID: PMC9813694.

Babor, T.F., Casswell, S., Graham, K., Huckle, T., Livingston, M., Rehm, J., Room, R., Rossow, I. and Sornpaisarn, B. (2022). Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity-a summary of the third edition. Addiction, 117, (12), pp. 3024 - 3036. doi.org/10.1111/add.16003

Ball, J., Grucza, G., Livingston, M., ter Bogt, T., Currie, C. and de Looze, M. (2023). The great decline in adolescent risk behaviours: Unitary trend, separate trends, or cascade? Social Science and Medicine, 317. doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.115616

Beck AK, Larance B, Baker AL, Deane FP, Manning V, Hides L, Kelly PJ. Supporting people affected by problematic alcohol, substance use and other behaviours under pandemic conditions: A pragmatic evaluation of how SMART recovery Australia responded to COVID-19. Addict Behav. 2023 Apr;139:107577. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2022.107577. Epub 2022 Dec 10. PMID: 36528964; PMCID: PMC9741494.

Berends, L., & Wansbrough, H. (2022). Enabling Young People’s Involvement in Research: Principles for a Family Youth Alcohol and Other Drug Program Evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/10982140211033653.

Bharat, C, Degenhardt, L, Pearson, S-A, et al. A data-informed approach using individualised dispensing patterns to estimate medicine exposure periods and dose from pharmaceutical claims data. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2023; 32( 3): 352- 365. doi:10.1002/pds.5567.

Bharat, C, Glantz, MD, Aguilar-Gaxiola, S, Alonso, J, Bruffaerts, R, Bunting, B, et al. Development and evaluation of a risk algorithm predicting alcohol dependence after early onset of regular alcohol use. Addiction. 2023. https://doi.org/10.1111/add.16122.

Black, E, Mammen, K, Deacon, RM, Ezard, N, Mills, L, Dunlop, AJ, et al. Health and social characteristics of clients reporting amphetamine type substance use at entry to public alcohol and other drug services in New South Wales, Australia, 2016–2019. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2023; 42( 2): 389– 400. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13588.

Boury, H., Hall, W. & Fischer, B. Developments and Changes in Primary Public Health Outcome Indicators Associated with the Legalization of Non-Medical Cannabis Use and Supply in Canada (2018): A Comprehensive Overview. Int J Ment Health Addiction (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-022-00986-9.

Bowden, J., Harrison, N.J., Caruso, J., Room, R., Pettigrew, S., Oliver, I. and Miller, C. (2022). Which drinkers have changed their alcohol consumption due to energy content concerns? An Australian survey. BMC Public Health, 22, (1). doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-14159-9

Brownlea, S., Miller, J., Taylor, N., Miller, P.G., Coomber, K., Baldwin, R. and Palmer, D. (2022). Impact of alcohol policy changes on substance-affected patients attending an Emergency Department in the Northern Territory with police. Emergency Medicine Australasia. doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.14126

Butler AR, Lindson N, Fanshawe TR, Theodoulou A, Begh R, Hajek P, McRobbie H, Bullen C, Notley C, Rigotti NA, Hartmann-Boyce J. Corrigendum to "Longer-term use of electronic cigarettes when provided as a stop smoking aid: Systematic review with meta-analyses" [Preventive Medicine, Volume 165, Part B, December 2022, 1-12/107182]. Prev Med. 2023 Feb;167:107406. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2022.107406. Epub 2023 Jan 5. Erratum for: Prev Med. 2022 Dec;165(Pt B):107182. PMID: 36610807.

Calais-Ferreira, L., Butler, A., Dent, S., Preen, D.B., Young, J.T. and Kinner, S.A. (2022). Multimorbidity and quality of primary care after release from prison: a prospective data-linkage cohort study. BMC Health Services Research, Volume 22, (1). doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-08209-6

Camacho, X., Havard, A., Zoega, H., Wilson, M., Gomes, T., Vigod, S., Pearson, S. and Henry, D. (2020) “Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes Associated with Psychostimulant Use in Pregnancy”, International Journal of Population Data Science, 5(5). doi: 10.23889/ijpds.v5i5.1579.

Carter, G, Spittal, MJ, Glowacki, L, Gerostamoulos, D, Dietze, P, Sinclair, B, et al. Diagnostic accuracy for self-reported methamphetamine use versus oral fluid test as the reference standard in a methamphetamine-dependent intervention trial population. Addiction. 2023; 118( 3): 470– 479. https://doi.org/10.1111/add.16085.

Chiu, V, Chan, G, Hall, W, Hides, L, Leung, J. Trends in cannabis use intention around the period of cannabis legalisation in Australia: An age-period-cohort model. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2023; 42( 2): 337– 345. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13578.

Clifford, B., Van Gordon, K., Magee, F. et al. “There’s a big tag on my head”: exploring barriers to treatment seeking with women who use methamphetamine in Sydney, Australia. BMC Health Serv Res 23, 162 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-023-09125-z.

Clifford, S., Wright, C., Livingston, M., Smith, J., Griffiths, K. and Miller, P.G. (2022). Experiences of trauma and alcohol and other drug use by domestic, family, and sexual violence offenders: A review of 6 months of sentencing remarks from the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Australia. Journal of Criminology. doi.org/10.1177/26338076221129920

Courtney, R, Gupta, D, Gould, GS. The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs' submission to the consultation draft National Tobacco Strategy 2022–2030. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2023. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13603.

Cumming, C, Kinner, SA, McKetin, R, Young, JT, Li, I, Preen, DB. The predictive validity of the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) for moderate- to high-risk cannabis, methamphetamine and opioid use after release from prison. Addiction. 2023. https://doi.org/10.1111/add.16138.

Cunningham EB, Wheeler A, Hajarizadeh B, French CE, Roche R, Marshall AD, Fontaine G, Conway A, Bajis S, Valencia BM, Presseau J, Ward JW, Degenhardt L, Dore GJ, Hickman M, Vickerman P, Grebely J. Interventions to enhance testing and linkage to treatment for hepatitis C infection for people who inject drugs: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Drug Policy. 2023 Jan;111:103917. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2022.103917. Epub 2022 Dec 19. PMID: 36542883.

Curtis, M., Dietze, P., Wilkinson, A., Agius, P., Stewart, A., Cossar, R., Butler, T., Walker, S., Kirwan, A., Winter, R. and Stoove, M.A. (2023). Discontinuation of opioid agonist treatment following release from prison in a cohort of men who injected drugs prior to imprisonment in Victoria, Australia: A discrete-time survival analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 242. doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109730

Curtis, M., Dietze, P., Winter, R., Rathnayake, K., Smith, K. and Stoove, M.A. (2022). Incidence of non-fatal opioid overdose following release from Victorian prisons among men who injected drugs: a prospective data-linkage study. Medical Journal of Australia. doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51774

Davies K, Courtney RJ, Summersby-Mitchell M, Morell R, Briggs N, Lappin JM. A systematic review of factors associated with sustained smoking abstinence in people experiencing severe mental illness following participation in a smoking intervention. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2023 Feb 6:48674221147206. doi: 10.1177/00048674221147206. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36744432.

de Andrade, D., Button, K., Coomber, K., Taylor, N., Ferris, J., Curtis, A. and Miller, P.G. (2022). Investigating the relationship between inaccurate blood alcohol concentration estimates, harm and other negative consequences. Drug and Alcohol Review. doi.org/10.1111/dar.13569

Degenhardt, L., Webb, P. and Colledge-Frisby, S. (2023). A global systematic review of the epidemiology of people who inject drugs: Prevalence, sociodemographic characteristics, risk environments and injecting-related harm. The Lancet Global Health. [In Press]

Donnir, G. M., Asare-Doku, W., & Boakye, K. E. (2023). Substance use disorders among adults during imprisonment in a medium security prison: Prevalence and risk indicators. Criminal Behaviour & Mental Health, 33( 1), 62– 71. https://doi.org/10.1002/cbm.2273.

Emma C Johnson, Sarah M C Colbert, Paul W Jeffries, Rebecca Tillman, Tim B Bigdeli, Nicole R Karcher, Grace Chan, Samuel Kuperman, Jacquelyn L Meyers, John I Nurnberger, Martin H Plawecki, Louisa Degenhardt, Nicholas G Martin, Chella Kamarajan, Marc A Schuckit, Robin M Murray, Danielle M Dick, Howard J Edenberg, Deepak Cyril D’Souza, Marta Di Forti, Bernice Porjesz, Elliot C Nelson, Arpana Agrawal, Associations Between Cannabis Use, Polygenic Liability for Schizophrenia, and Cannabis-related Experiences in a Sample of Cannabis Users, Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2022;, sbac196, https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sbac196.

Erthal-Williamson J, Clare PJ, Gisev N, Santoso C, Berterame S. Trends in pharmaceutical opioid consumption in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, 2010-2019. East Mediterr Health J. 2022 Nov 30;28(11):788-797. doi: 10.26719/emhj.22.085. PMID: 36515442.

Farmer, C., Miller, P.G., Taylor, N. and Baldwin, R. (2023). How long should a patron ban be: an examination of police-imposed barring notice records in Western Australia. Policing: An International Journal. doi.org/10.1108/PIJPSM-07-2022-0104

Farnbach, S., Fernando, J., Coyte, J. et al. “I tried to get help about my addiction but he just gave me tablets:” male Aboriginal drug and alcohol rehabilitation clients’ experiences and preferences speaking about substance use in primary care. BMC Prim. Care 24, 25 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-023-01983-0.

Gibbs, D, Peacock, A, Hughes, C, Grigg, J, Chandrasena, U, Sutherland, R. Encounters with police drug detection dogs at music festivals amongst people who regularly use ecstasy and/or other illicit stimulants in Australia. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2023. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13601.

Grigg, J. & Lenton, S. (2022). Western Australian Drug Trends 2022: Key Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) Interviews. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. 

Hopkins, R.E., Degenhardt, L., Campbell, G. et al. “Frustrated with the whole system”: a qualitative framework analysis of the issues faced by people accessing health services for chronic pain. BMC Health Serv Res 22, 1603 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-08946-8.

Jones, J., Durey, A., Strobel, N., McAuley, K., Edmond, K., Coffin, J. and McAullay, D. (2023). Perspectives of health service providers in delivering best-practice care for mothers and their Aboriginal babies during the postnatal period. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 23, (8). doi.org/10.1186/s12884-022-05136-6

Jongenelis, M., Drane, C., Hasking, P., Chikritzhs, T.N., Miller, P.G., Hastings, G. and Pettigrew, S. (2023). Development and validation of the Alcohol Message Perceived Effectiveness Scale. Scientific Reports, 13, (1), pp. 997. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-28141-x

Kerr, P., Cossar, R., Livingston, M., Jacka, D., Dietze, P. and O'Keefe, D. (2022). Analysis of four syringe dispensing machine point-of-access data 2017–2020 in Melbourne, Australia: machine utilisation and client demographics. Harm Reduction Journal, 19, (1). doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00726-1

Kowalski, M., Wilkinson, C., Livingston, M. and Ritter, A. (2023). Piloting a classification framework for the types of evidence used in alcohol policymaking. Drug and Alcohol Review. doi.org/10.1111/dar.13599

Krupchanka, D., Formanek, T., Shield, K., Rehm, J., Heymans, M. W., Fleischmann, A., Degenhardt, L., Gawad, T., & Poznyak, V. (2022). International monitoring of capacity of treatment systems for alcohol and drug use disorders: Methodology of the Service Capacity Index for Substance Use Disorders. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, e1950. https://doi.org/10.1002/mpr.1950.

Lafferty, L., Schroeder, S., Marshall, A., Drysdale, K., Higgs, P., Stoove, M.A., Baldry, E., Dietze, P. and Treloar, C. (2023). Trust and service engagement among people who inject drugs after release from prison. International Journal of Drug Policy, 111. doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2022.103925

Lancaster, K., Gendera, S., Treloar, C., Rhodes, T., Shahbazi, J., Byrne, M., Degenhardt, L., & Farrell, M. (2023). The Social, Material, and Temporal Effects of Monthly Extended-Release Buprenorphine Depot Treatment for Opioid Dependence: An Australian Qualitative Study. Contemporary Drug Problems50(1), 105–120. https://doi.org/10.1177/00914509221140959.

Laslett, A.L., Knutsche, S., Wilson, I., Taft, A., Fulu, E., Jewkes, R. and Graham, K. (2022). The relationship between fathers' heavy episodic drinking and fathering involvement in five Asia-Pacific countries: An individual participant data meta-analysis. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 46, (12), pp. 2137 - 2148. doi.org/10.1111/acer.14955

Leary, M., Pursey, K., Verdejo-Garcia, A., Smout, S., McBride, N., Osman, B., Champion, K.E., Gardner, L.A., Jebeile, H., Kelly, E., Thornton, L., Teesson, M. and Burrows, T. (2022). Socio-Demographic, Self-Control, Bullying, Parenting, and Sleep as Proximal Factors Associated with Food Addiction among Adolescents. Behavioral Sciences, 12, (12), pp. 488. doi.org/10.3390/bs12120488

Linghu, Q., Peacock, A., Bruno, R., Sutherland, R., Barratt, M. J., and Man, N. (2022). Trends in Google searches and social media discussions of cocaine, July 2021-June 2022: A pilot study. Drug Trends Bulletin Series. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. DOI: 10.26190/r4dt-aj11.

Livingston, M., Callinan, S., Pennay, A., See Yuen, W., Taylor, N. and Dietze, P. (2023). Generational shifts in attitudes and beliefs about alcohol: An age-period-cohort approach. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 243. doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109755

Livingston, M., Raninen, J., Pennay, A. and Callinan, S. (2023). The relationship between age at first drink and later risk behaviours during a period of youth drinking decline. Addiction, 118, (2), pp. 256-264. doi.org/10.1111/add.16036

Lowrie, N., Le Bas, G.A., Youssef, G., Macdonald, J., Teague, S., Rogers, A., Sunderland, M., Mattick, R., Elliott, E., Allsop, S., Burns, L. and Najman, J.M. (2022). Association of adolescent and young adult depression and anxiety with perinatal mental health in fathers: Findings from an Australian longitudinal study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 156, pp. 206-213. doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.10.017

Marel, C., Wilson, J., Darke, S. et al. Patterns and Predictors of Heroin Use, Remission, and Psychiatric Health Among People with Heroin Dependence: Key Findings from the 18–20-Year Follow-Up of the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS). Int J Ment Health Addiction (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-022-01006-6.

Miller, P.G., Farmer, C., Robertson, N., Coomber, K., Curtis, A., Baldwin, R., Patafio, B., Ferris, J., Puljević, C., Taylor, N. and de Andrade, D. (2022). Key informant perspectives on 3 am last drinks legislation in Queensland, Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review. doi.org/10.1111/dar.13564

Mojica-Perez, Y., Livingston, M., Pennay, A. and Callinan, S. (2022). Examining the relationship between alcohol consumption, psychological distress and COVID-19 related circumstances: An Australian longitudinal study in the first year of the pandemic. Addictive Behaviors, 135. doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2022.107439

Nguyen, V., Kertesz, M., Davidson, J., Humphreys, C. and Laslett, A.L. (2023). Programme responses for men who perpetrate intimate partner violence in the context of alcohol or other drugs: a scoping review. Advances in Dual Diagnosis. /doi.org/10.1108/ADD-07-2022-0021

Nightingale, C., Kippen, R., Ward, B., Stoove, M.A., Quinn, B., Sutton, K. and Dietze, P. (2023). The prevalence of drug driving and being caught for a drug driving offense among community-recruited people who use methamphetamine in metropolitan and rural Victoria, Australia. Traffic Injury Prevention. doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2022.2150048

Room, R., Cook, M. and Laslett, A.L. (2022). Substance use and the Sustainable Development Goals: will development bring greater problems? Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2022.2150125

Santo T Jr, Gisev N, Campbell G, Nelson E, Degenhardt L. The effects of childhood trauma and mental disorders on treatment engagement, contact with the criminal justice system, and mortality among people with opioid dependence. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2023 Feb 1;243:109734. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109734. Epub 2022 Dec 10. PMID: 36549227.

Saxby K, Ireland A, Ghijben P, Sweeney R, Sia KL, Chen E, Farrell M, McRobbie H, Courtney R, Petrie D. Household composition and smoking behaviour in a prospective longitudinal Australian cohort. Nicotine Tob Res. 2022 Nov 30:ntac270. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntac270. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36449396.

Schroeder, S., Wilkinson, A., O'Keefe, D., Bourne, A., Doyle, J.S., Hellard, M., Dietze, P. and Pedrana, A. (2023). Does sexuality matter? A cross-sectional study of drug use, social injecting, and access to injection-specific care among men who inject drugs in Melbourne, Australia. Harm Reduction Journal, 20, (1). doi.org/10.1186/s12954-023-00737-6

Siefried KJ, Freeman G, Roberts DM, Lindsey R, Rodgers C, Ezard N, Brett J. Inpatient GHB withdrawal management in an inner-city hospital in Sydney, Australia: a retrospective medical record review. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2023 Jan;240(1):127-135. doi: 10.1007/s00213-022-06283-6. Epub 2022 Dec 12. PMID: 36508055; PMCID: PMC9816228.

Sutherland, R., Uporova, J., King, C., Jones, F., Karlsson, A., Gibbs, D., Price, O., Bruno, R., Dietze, P., Lenton, S., Salom, C.L., Daly, C., Thomas, N., Juckel, J., Agramunt, S., Wilson, Y., Que Noy, W., Wilson, J., Degenhardt, L., Farrell, M. and Peacock, A. (2022). Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) Interviews 2022: Background and Methods. National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW., Sydney

Syangbo, A., Hickman, M., Colledge-Frisby, S., Leung, J., Grebely, J., Larney, S., Degenhardt, L. and Trickey, A. (2023). Associations between the prevalence of chronic hepatitis B among people who inject drugs and country-level characteristics: An ecological analysis. Drug and Alcohol Review. doi.org/10.1111/dar.13595

Tan, K.Y., Symons, M., Cross, D., Fitzpatrick, J., Adams, I. and Pestell, C.F. (2022). An exploratory study on the role of criminogenic risk factors and informant-rated everyday executive functioning in predicting the age of offending onset in young people with FASD. Forensic Science International: Mind and Law, 3. doi.org/10.1016/j.fsiml.2022.100109

Uporova, J., Peacock, A. & Sutherland, R. (2023). Naloxone knowledge among a sample of people that regularly consume illicit stimulants in Australia, 2022. Drug Trends Bulletin Series. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. DOI: 10.26190/2yyv-3214.

Valerio, H., Conway, A., Alavi, M., Treloar, C., Silk, D., Murray, C., Henderson, C., Amin, J., Read, P., Degenhardt, L., Christmass, M. and Montebello, M. (2022). Awareness of hepatitis C virus infection status among people who inject drugs in a setting of universal direct-acting antiviral therapy: The ETHOS Engage study. International Journal of Drug Policy, 110. doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2022.103876

Van de Ven, K., Zahnow, R. and Livingston, M. (2022). Australian police detainees who use anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) and their involvement in violent crimes compared to detainees using substances other than AAS. Performance Enhancement and Health. doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2022.100242

Vinzent, A, Fredes-Torres, M, Shakeshaft, A, Doran, CM, Settumba, S, Clifford-Motopi, A, et al. Health utilities among Aboriginal people attending residential rehabilitation services in New South Wales, Australia: An observational follow-up study. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2023; 42( 2): 248– 257. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13586.

Volpe, I., Brien, R., Grigg, J., Tzanetis, S., Crawford, S., Lyons, T., Lee, N., McKinnon, G., Hughes, C., Eade, A. and Barratt, M.J. (2023). 'We don't live in a harm reduction world, we live in a prohibition world': tensions arising in the design of drug alerts. Harm Reduction Journal, 20. doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00716-3

Weatherburn, D., & Thomas, B. (2022). The influence of Indigenous status on the issue of police cautions. Journal of Criminology0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/26338076221146326.