May 2020

Journal Articles

Arunogiri, S., & McKetin, R. (2020). Comment on Zang et al 2019: The importance of distinguishing between psychotic and general psychiatric symptoms in the context of methamphetamine use. Addiction, 25(2), 1-2. doi:10.1111/adb.12776

Birrell, L., Slade, T., Teesson, M., Prior, K., Chapman, C., Hides, L., McBride, N., Mewton, L., Allsop, S., Andrews, G. and Newton, N.C. (2020). Bidirectional relationships in the development of internalising symptoms and alcohol use in adolescence. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI:

Black, N., Eisma, M. C., Viechtbauer, W., Johnston, M., West, R., Hartmann-Boyce, J., Michie, S., & de Bruin, M. (2020). Variability and effectiveness of comparator group interventions in smoking cessation trials: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Addiction, Advance online publication, 1-11. doi:10.1111/add.14969

Boland, V., Clare, P., Yuen, W., Peacock, A., Aiken, A., Wadolowski, M., Hutchinson, D., Najman, J.M., Slade, T., Bruno, R., McBride, N., Degenhardt, L., Kypri, K. and Mattick, R. (2020). The association between parental supply of alcohol and supply from other sources to young people: A prospective cohort. Addiction. DOI:

Borschmann, R., Janca, E., Carter, A., Willoughby, M., Hughes, N., Snow, K., Stockings, E., Hill, N. T. M., Hocking, J., Love, A., Patton, G.C., Sawyer, S.M., Fazel, S., Puljević, C., Robinson, J., & Kinner, S. A. (2020). The health of adolescents in detention: a global scoping review. The Lancet Public Health, 5(2), e114-e126. doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(19)30217-8

Britton, P. N., Walker, K., McMullan, B., Galea, C., Burrell, R., Morgan, B., Honan, I., Teutsch, S., Smithers-Sheedy, H., Fairbairn, N., Mattick, R., Hutchinson, D., & Jones, C. A. (2020). Early life parechovirus infection neurodevelopmental outcomes at 3 years: A cohort study. The Journal of Pediatrics, 219, 111-117e.1. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.12.026

Calear, A. L., Battterham, P. J., Sunderland, M., & Carragher, N. (2020). Development and validation of static and adaptive screeners to assess suicidal thoughts and behavior. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 50(1), 189-200. doi:10.1111/sltb.12577

Campbell, G., Darke, S., Degenhardt, L., Townsend, H., Carter, G., Draper, B., Farrell, M., Duflou, J., & Lappin, J. (2020). Prevalence and characteristics associated with chronic noncancer pain in suicide decedents: A national study. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, Advance online publication, 1-14. doi:10.1111/sltb.12627

Chapman, J., Roche, A.M., Duraisingam, V., Phillips, B., Finnane, J., Pidd, K. (2020). Working at heights: patterns and predictors of illicit drug use in construction workers. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, Early online publication, 1-9.

Childs, A., Coomber, R., Bull, M., & Barratt, M. J. (2020). Evolving and diversifying selling practices on drug cryptomarkets: An exploration of off-platform “direct dealing”. Journal of Drug Issues, 50(2), 173-190.

Clare, P. J., Dobbins, T., Bruno, R., Peacock, A., Boland, V., Yuen, W. S., Aiken, A., Degenhardt, L., Kypri, K., Slade, T., Hutchinson, D., Najman, J. M., McBride, N., Horwood, J., McCambridge, J., & Mattick, R. P. (2020). The overall effect of parental supply of alcohol across adolescence on alcohol-related harms in early adulthood—a prospective cohort study. Addiction, Advance online publication, 1-11. doi:10.1111/add.15005

Couto e Cruz, C., Salom, C., Parsell, C., Dietze, P., Burns, L., & Alati, R. (2020). Social domains of discrimination against people who inject drugs: Links with health and wellbeing. International Journal of Drug Policy, 77, 1-6. doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.102620

Dekker, M., Jongenelis, M., Hasking, P., Kypri, K., Chikritzhs, T.N. and Pettigrew, S. (2020). Factors Associated with Engagement in Protective Behavioral Strategies among Adult Drinkers. Substance Use and Misuse. DOI:

Duraisingam, V., Roche, A.M., Kostadinov, V., Hodge, S., & Chapman, J. (2020). Predictors of work engagement among Australian non-government drug and alcohol employees: Implications for policy and practice. International Journal of Drug Policy, 76.

Farrell, M., & Robertson, R. (2020). Commentary on Ho et al. (2019): Managing people with HIV and drug problems is complex and multi‐faceted. Addiction, Advance online publication, 1-2.  doi:10.1111/add.14950

Gibbs, D., Peacock, A., O'Keefe, D., Butler, K., Bruno, R., Lenton, S., Burns, L., & Larney, S. (2020). Use of alcohol swabs to clean injecting sites among people who regularly inject drugs in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 39(1), 83-92. doi:10.1111/dar.13006

Gilmore, W., Chikritzhs, T.N., McManus, H., Kaldor, J.M. and Guy, R. (2020). The association between the Australian alcopops tax and national chlamydia rates among young people – an interrupted time series analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, (4), pp. 1343. DOI:

Hammoud, M. A., Jin, F., Maher, L., Bourne, A., Haire, B., Saxton, P., Vaccher, S., Lea, T., Degenhardt, L.,& Prestage, G. (2019). Biomedical HIV protection among gay and bisexual men who use crystal methamphetamine. AIDS and Behavior, Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s10461-019-02739-7

Hughes, C. E., Chalmers, J., & Bright, D. A. (2020). Exploring interrelationships between high-level drug trafficking and other serious and organised crime: an Australian study. Global Crime, 21(1), 28-50. doi:10.1080/17440572.2019.1615895

Jacka, B., Larance, B., Copeland, L., Burns, L., Farrell, M., Jackson, E., & Degenhardt, L. (2020). Health care engagement behaviors of men who use performance- and image-enhancing drugs in Australia. Substance Abuse, 41(1), 139-145. doi:10.1080/08897077.2019.1635954

Karlsson A., & Peacock, A. (2020). Sexual risk behaviours among people who recently engaged in penetrative sex and who had regularly use drugs in Adelaide, South Australia, 2019. Drug Trends Bulletin Series. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney.

Lam, T., Ogeil, R. P., Fischer, J., Midford, R., Lubman, D. I., Gilmore, W., Chikritzhs, T. N., Liang, W., Lenton, S. R., Aiken, A., & Allsop, S. (2020). Alcohol supply as a favour for a friend: Scenarios of alcohol supply to younger friends and siblings. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 31(1), 112-120. doi:10.1002/hpja.264

Larance, B., Degenhardt, L., Grebely, J., Nielsen, S., Bruno, R., Dietze, P., Lancaster, K., Larney, S., Santo, S., Shanahan, M., Ali, R., & Farrell, M. (2019). Perceptions of extended-release buprenorphine injections for opioid use disorder among people who regularly use opioids in Australia. Addiction, Advance online publication, 1-11. doi:10.1111/add.14941

Larney, S., Leung, J., Grebely, J., Hickman, M., Vickerman, P., Peacock, A., Stone, J., Trickey, A., Dumchev, K. V., Colledge, S., Cunningham, E. B., Lynskey, M., Mattick, R. P., & Degenhardt, L. (2020). Global systematic review and ecological analysis of HIV in people who inject drugs: National population sizes and factors associated with HIV prevalence. International Journal of Drug Policy, 77, 1-10. doi:10.1016.j.drugpo.2019.102656

Le Bas, G. A., Youseff, G. J., Macdonald, J. A., Rossen, L., Teague, S. J., Kothe, E. J., McIntosh, J. E., Olsson, C. A., & Hutchinson, D. (2020). The role of antenatal and postnatal maternal bonding in infant development: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Social Development, 29(1), 3-20. doi:10.1111/sode.12392

Lefrancois, E., Belackova, V., Silins, E., Latimer, J., Jauncey, M.,Shimmon, R.,Mozaner Bodin, D.,Augsburger, M., Esseiva, P., Roux, C., & Morelato, M. (2020). Substances injected at the Sydney supervised injecting facility: A chemical analysis of used injecting equipment and comparison with self-reported drug type. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 209, 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.107909

Lewer, D., Freer, J., King, E., Larney, S., Degenhardt, L., Tweed, E. J., Hope, V. D., Harris, M., Millar, T., & Morley, K. I. (2020). Frequency of health-care utilization by adults who use illicit drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Addiction, Advance online publication, 1-11. doi:10.1111/add.14892

Lintzeris, N., Monds, L. A., Bravo, M., Read, P., Harrod, M. E., Gilliver, R., Wood, W., Nielsen, S., Dietze, P. M., Lenton, S., Shanahan, M., Jauncey, M., Jefferies, M., Hazelwood, S., Dunlop, A. J., Greenway, M., Haber, P., Ezard, N., & Malcolm, A. (2020). Designing, implementing and evaluating the overdose response with take-home naloxone model of care: An evaluation of client outcomes and perspectives. Drug and Alcohol Review, 39(1), 55-65. doi: 10.1111/dar.13015

Lintzeris, N.,Copeland, J., & Bruno, R. (2020). Clinical significance and outcomes in trial of nabiximols for treatment of cannabis dependence - Reply. JAMA Internal Medicine, 180(1), 163-164. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.5670

McEntee, A., Roche, A. M., Kostadinov, V., Hodge, S., & Chapman, J. (2020). Predictors of turnover intention in the non-government alcohol and other drug sector. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 1-9.

McLeod, K. E., Butler, A., Young, J. T., Southalan, L., Borschmann, R., Sturup-Toft, S., Dirkwager, A., Dolan, K., Acheampong , L. K., Topp, S. M., Martin, R. E., & Kinner, S. A. (2020). Global prison health care governance and health equity: A critical lack of evidence. American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), 110(3), 303-308. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2019.305465

Mellor, R., & Ritter, A. (2020). Redressing responses to the treatment gap for people with alcohol problems: The overlooked role of untreated remission from alcohol problems. SUCHT, 66(1), 21-30. doi:10.1024/0939-5911/a000640

Mellor, R., Lancaster, K., & Ritter, A. (2019). Systematic review of untreated remission from alcohol problems: Estimation lies in the eye of the beholder. Journal of Substance Abuse, 102, 60-72. doi:10.1016/j.jsat.2019.04.004

Miller, P.G., Curtis, A., Graham, K., Kypri, K., Hudson, K. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2020). Understanding risk-based licensing schemes for alcohol outlets: A key informant perspective. Drug and Alcohol Review, 39, (3), pp. 267-277. DOI:

Mills, L., Lintzeris, N., Bruno, R., Montebello, M., Dunlop, A., Deacon, R. M., Copeland, J., Jeffries, M., Rivas, C., & Mammen, K. (2020). Validation of the Australian Treatment Outcomes Profile for use in clients with cannabis dependence. Drug and Alcohol Review, Advance online publication, 1-9. doi:10.1111/dar.13050

Munn-Chernoff, M. A., Johnson, E. C., Chou, Y-L., Coleman, J. R. I., Thornton, L. M.,  …, Degenhardt, L., …, &  Agrawal, A. (2020). Shared genetic risk between eating disorder- and substance-use-related phenotypes: Evidence from genome-wide association studies. Addiction Biology, Advance online publication, 1-20. doi:10.1111/adb.12880

Nepal, S., Kypri, K., Tekelab, T., Hodder, R., Attia, J., Bagade, T., Chikritzhs, T.N. and Miller, P.G. (2020). Effects of extensions and restrictions in alcohol trading hours on the incidence of assault and unintentional injury: Systematic review. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 81, (1), pp. 5-23. DOI:

Nielsen, S., Picco, L., Kowalski, M., Sanfilippo, P., Wood, P., Larney, S., Bruno, R.,& Ritter, A. (2020). Routine opioid outcome monitoring in community pharmacy: Outcomes from an open-label single-arm implementation-effectiveness pilot study. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Advance online publication, 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.02.009

Orzelska-Górka, J., Bernat, P., Tutka, P., Listos, J., Kedzierska, E., Fidecka, S., & Talarek, S. (2020). Modification of NO-cGMP pathway differentially affects diazepam- and flunitrazepam-induced spatial and recognition memory impairments in rodents. Neurotoxicity Research, 37(4), 1036-1046. doi:10.1007/s12640-019-00110-1

Peacock, A., Farrell, M., Muscat, C., & Degenhardt, L. (2020). Viability of an Early Warning System (ViEWS) Study: Final Report. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney.

Pearce, T., Maple, M., Shakeshaft , A.,  Wayland, S., &  McKay, K. (2020). What is the co-creation of new knowledge? A content analysis and proposed definition for health interventions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(7), 1-18. doi:10.3390/ijerph17072229

Polimanti, R., Walters, R. K., Johnson, E. C., McClintick, J. N., Adkins, A. E.,  …, Degenhardt, L., …, & Gelernter, J. (2020). Leveraging genome-wide data to investigate differences between opioid use vs. opioid dependence in 41,176 individuals from the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium. Molecular Psychiatry, Advance online publication, 1-15. doi:10.1038/s41380-020-0677-9

Roche, A.M., Chapman, J., Duraisingam, V., Phillips, B., Finnane, J., & Pidd, K. (2020). Construction workers’ alcohol use, knowledge, perceptions of risk and workplace norms. Drug and Alcohol Review, Early online publication, 1-9,

Santo, T., Jr, Larance, B., Bruno, R., Gisev, N., Nielsen, S., Degenhardt, L., & Campbell, G. (2020). Correlates of indicators of potential extra-medical opioid use in people prescribed opioids for chronic non-cancer pain. Drug and Alcohol Review, 39(2), 128-134. doi:10.1111/dar.13021

Schaffer, A. L., Cairns, R., Brown, J. A., Gisev, N., Buckley, N. A., & Pearson, S-A. (2020). Changes in sales of analgesics to pharmacies after codeine was rescheduled as a prescription only medicine. Medical Journal of Australia, Advance online publication, 1-7. doi:10.5694/mja2.50552

Schaffer, A. L., Pearson, S-A., Perez-Concha, O., Dobbins, T., Ward, R. L., van Leewen, M. T.,  Rhee, J. J., Laaksonen, M. A., Craigen, G., & Vajdic, C. M. (2020). Diagnostic and health service pathways to diagnosis of cancer-registry notified cancer of unknown primary site (CUP). PLoS ONE, 15(3), 1-12. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0230373

Sellbom, M., Carragher, N., Sunderland, M., Calear, A. L., & Batterham, P. (2020). The role of maladaptive personality domains across multiple levels of the HiTOP structure. Personality and Mental Health, 14(1), 30-50. doi:10.1002/pmh.1461

Shanahan, M., Seddon, J., Ritter, A., & De Abreu Lourenco, R. (2020). Valuing families’ preferences for drug treatment: a discrete choice experiment. Addiction, 115(4), 690-699. doi:10.1111/add.14816

Sharman, C., & Bruno, R. (2020). Methamphetamine use In Tasmania: Key indicators 2019. Drug Trends Bulletin Series. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney.

Siefried, K., Acheson, L. S., Lintzeris, N., & Ezard, N. (2020). Pharmacological treatment of methamphetamine/amphetamine dependence: A systematic review. CNS Drugs, Advance online publication, 1-29. doi:10.1007/s40263-020-00711-x

Stockings, E. A. (2019). "Treating nicotine dependence in psychiatric hospitals". In V. R. Preedy (Ed.) Neuroscience of Nicotine: Mechanisms and Treatment, (pp483-491). Academic Press.

Stokes, C. M., Alonso, J., Andrade, L. H., Atwoli, L., Cardoso, G., Chiu, W. T., . . ., Bossarte, R. M on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators, Degenhardt, L. & Slade, T. (2020). Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 55(3), 393-405. doi:10.1007/s00127-019-01703-z

Sunderland, M., Afzali, M. H., Batterham, P., Calear, A., Carragher, N., Hobbs, M., Mahoney, A., Peters, L., & Slade, T. (2020). Comparing scores from full length, short form, and adaptive tests of the social interaction anxiety and social phobia scales. Assessment, 27(3), 518-532. doi:10.1177/1073191119832657

Sutherland, R., Allsop, S. and Peacock, A. (2020). New psychoactive substances in Australia: patterns and characteristics of use, adverse effects, and interventions to reduce harm. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 33. DOI:

Tran, A. D., Fogarty, G., Nowak, A. K., Diaby, V., Hong, A., Watts, C., & Morton, R. L. (2020). Cost-effectiveness of subsequent whole-brain radiotherapy or hippocampal-avoidant whole-brain radiotherapy versus stereotactic radiosurgery or surgery alone for treatment of melanoma brain metastases. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s40258-020-00560-1

Weinberger, A. H., Zhu, J., Lee, J., Anastasiou, E., Copeland, J., & Goodwin, R. D. (2020). Cannabis use among youth in the United States, 2004–2016: Faster rate of increase among youth with depression. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 209, 1-5. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.107894

Whitely, M. and Allsop, S. (2020). Look west for Australian evidence of the relationship between amphetamine‐type stimulant prescribing and meth/amphetamine use. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI:


Skinner, N., McEntee, A., & Roche, A. (2019). Victorian Alcohol and Other Drug Worker Survey 2019. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.

Skinner, N., McEntee, A., & Roche, A. (2019). Victorian Alcohol and Other Drug Workforce Agency Survey 2019. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.

McLaren, H., Fischer, J., & Zannettino, L. (2020). Defining quality of life indicators for measuring perpetrator intervention effectiveness (Research report, 05/2020). Sydney, NSW: ANROWS Retrieved from

Whetton, S., Tait, R.J., Chrzanowska, A., Donnelly, N., McEntee, A., Mukhtar, A., Zahra, E., Campbell, G., Degenhardt, L., Dey, T., Halim, S., Hall, W., Makate, M., Norman, R., Peacock, A., Roche, A. and Allsop, S. (2020). Quantifying the Social Costs of Pharmaceutical Opioid Misuse and Illicit Opioid Use to Australia in 2015/16. National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. ISBN: 978-0-6487367-0-7

Books and Book Chapters

Decorte, T., Lenton, S. and Wilkins, C. (eds.) (2020). Legalizing Cannabis: Experiences, lessons and scenarios. Routledge.

Subritzky, T., Lenton, S. and Pettigrew, S. (2020). Practical lessons learned from the first years of the regulated recreational cannabis market in Colorado. In Decorte, T., Lenton, S. and Wilkins, C. (eds.) Legalizing cannabis: Experiences, lessons and scenarios. Routledge, London.