May 2017


Dolan, K. Women and Drugs. In Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2016, United Nations, 2017 Vienna, pp1-9. Link

Lensvelt, E., Stafford, J., Daube, M. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2017). Alcohol-related Harms in Western Australian Electoral Districts. McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth and National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. ISBN: 978-0-6480217-0-4. Link

Nicholas, R., Duraisingam, V., Roche, A., Hodge, S., & Braye, K. (2017). Enhancing alcohol and other drug workers’ wellbeing: A literature review. National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA). Flinders University, Adelaide, SA.

Pidd, K., Roche, A., Duraisingam, V., Trifonoff, A., & Kostadinov, V. (2017). Wellbeing & alcohol & other drug use among construction industry apprentices. National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA). Flinders University, Adelaide, SA.

Roche, A., Kostadinov, V., Cameron, J., McEntee, A., & Pidd, K. (2017). 50-Years of Employee Assistance Programs: Global survey findings. National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA). Flinders University, Adelaide, SA.

Hughes, C. (2016). The Australian (illicit) drug policy timeline: 1985-2016, Drug Policy Modelling Program. Last updated 15 December 2016. Sydney, NDARC. Link

Books and Book Chapters

Hughes, C. (2017). Chapter 11: Portuguese drug policy. In R. N. Colson and H. Bergeron (eds). European drug policies: The ways of reform. United Kingdom, Routledge: pp. 164-181.

Ritter, A., Hughes, C. & Hull, P. (2016). Chapter 9: Drug policy. In T. Kolind., B. Thom & G. Hunt. (eds). The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies, Volume 1. London: Sage Publications. pp.135-163. Link

Roche, A.M., Kostadinov, V. & Fischer, J.A. (2017). Stress and Addiction. In Cooper, C. L., & Quick, J. C. (eds). The Handbook of Stress and Health: A Guide to Research and Practice. John Wiley & Sons.

Journal Articles

Aitken, C., Agius, P., Higgs, P., Stoove, M.A., Bowden, S. and Dietze, P. (2017). The effects of needle-sharing and opioid substitution therapy on incidence of hepatitis C virus infection and reinfection in people who inject drugs. Epidemiology and Infection, 145, (4), pp. 796-801.

Andreasson, S., Chikritzhs, T.N., Dangardt, F., Holder, H., Naimi, T.S. and Stockwell, T.R. (2016). Positive health effects of moderate alcohol consumption: a critical analysis of research. Swedish Medical Journal, 113.

Anker, J. J., Forbes, M. K., Almquist, Z. W., Menk, J. S., Thuras, P., Unruh, A. S., & Kushner, M. G. (2017). A network approach to modeling comorbid internalizing and alcohol use disorders. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/abn0000257. Link

Barratt, M.J., Seear, K. and Lancaster, K. (2017). A critical examination of the definition of 'psychoactive effect' in Australian drug legislation. International Journal of Drug Policy, 40, pp. 16-25. Link

Burrows, T., Hides, L., Brown, R., Dayas, C. V., & Kay-Lambkin, F. (2017). Differences in dietary preferences, personality and mental health in Australian adults with and without food addiction. Nutrients, 9, (3). DOI: 10.3390/nu9030285. Link

Clark, V., Baker, A., Lewin, T., Richmond, R., Kay - Lambkin, F., Filia, S., & Todd, J. (2017). Self-Reported Reasons for Smoking: Predicting Abstinence and Implications for Smoking Cessation Treatments Among Those With a Psychotic Disorder. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 1-9. DOI: 10.1080/15504263.2016.1271489. Link

Cooper, S., & Nielsen, S. (2017). Stigma and social support in pharmaceutical opioid treatment populations: a scoping review. The International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 15, 452-463. Link

Cunningham, E., Dolan, K., et al. (2017) Ongoing incident hepatitis C virus infection among people with a history of injecting drug use in an Australian prison setting, 2005-2014: the HITS-p study. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, DOI: 10.1111/jvh.12701. Link

Cunningham, M., Stapinski, L., Griffiths, S., & Baillie, A. (2017). Dysmorphic Appearance Concern and Hazardous Alcohol Use in University Students: The Mediating Role of Alcohol Expectancies. Australian Psychologist. doi:10.1111/ap.12275. Link

Dare, J., Wilkinson, C., Garlepp, M., Lo, J. and Allsop, S. (2016). Community pharmacists require additional support to develop capacity in delivering alcohol-related health information to older adults. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. DOI: 10.1111/ijpp.12319. Link

Degenhardt, L., Sara, G., McKetin, R., Roxburgh, A., Dobbins, T., Farrell, M., Burns, L. and Hall, W. (2017). Crystalline methamphetamine use and methamphetamine-related harms in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36, (2), pp. 160-170. Link

Farrugia, A.C. (2016). Young people and the aesthetics of health promotion: Beyond rationality and risk (book review). Health Sociology Review. eContent Management Pty Ltd.

Farrugia, A.C. (2017). Gender, reputation and regret: the ontological politics of Australian drug education. Gender and Education, 29, (3), pp. 281-298. Link

Fransquet, P.D., Hutchinson, D., Olsson, C.A., Wilson, J., Allsop, S., Najman, J.M., Elliott, E.J., Mattick, R., Saffery, R. and Ryan, J. (2016). Perinatal maternal alcohol consumption and methylation of the dopamine receptor DRD4 in the offspring: the Triple B study. Environmental Epigenetics, 2, (4), pp. dvw023. Link

Fraser, S., Pienaar, K., Dilkes-Frayne, E., Moore, D., Kokanovic, R., Treloar, C. and Dunlop, A. (2017). Addiction stigma and the biopolitics of liberal modernity: A qualitative analysis. International Journal of Drug Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.02.005 Link

Hoffman, S. A., Warnick, J. L., Garza, E., & Spring, B. (2017). Physical activity: a synopsis and comment on “community-wide interventions for increasing physical activity”. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 7, (1), 39-42. Link

Hughes, C. E. & Weedon-Newstead, A.S. (2017). Investigating displacement effects as a result of the Sydney, NSW alcohol lockout legislation. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. DOI: 10.1080/09687637.2017.1306023. Link

Hughes, C., Bright, D. & Chalmers, J. (2016). Social network analysis of Australian poly-drug trafficking networks: How do drug traffickers manage multiple illicit drugs? Social Networks. DOI: 10.1016/j.socnet.2016.11.004. Link

Hughes, C.E., Moxham-Hall, V., Ritter, A., Weatherburn, D. & MacCoun, R. (2017).  The deterrent effects of Australian street-level drug law enforcement on illicit drug offending at outdoor music festivals. International Journal of Drug Policy, 41, 91–100. Link

Jiang, H., Callinan, S., Laslett, A.L. and Room, R. (2017). Measuring time spent caring for drinkers and their dependents. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 52, (1), pp. 112-118. Link

Jongenelis, M., Pettigrew, S., Wakefield, M., Slevin, T., Pratt, l.S., Chikritzhs, T.N. and Liang, W. (2016). Investigating single- versus multiple-source approaches to communicating health messages via an online simulation. American Journal of Health Promotion. DOI: 10.1177/0890117116673819. Link

Kelly, P., Robinson, L., Baker, A., Deane, F., McKetin, R., Hudson, S. and Keane, C. (2017). Polysubstance use in treatment seekers who inject amphetamine: Drug use profiles, injecting practices and quality of life. Addictive Behaviors, 71, pp. 25-30. Link

Lancaster, K. (2017) Confidentiality, anonymity and power relations in elite interviewing: conducting qualitative policy research in a politicised domain. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 20(1), 93-103.

Lancaster, K., Seear, K., Treloar, C., & Ritter, A. (2017). The productive techniques and constitutive effects of 'evidence-based policy' and 'consumer participation' discourses in health policy processes. Social Science & Medicine, 176, 60-68.

Lancaster, K., Treloar, C., & Ritter, A. (2017) “Naloxone works”: The politics of knowledge in ‘evidence-based’ drug policy. Health (Advance online publication), DOI: 10.1177/1363459316688520. Link

Laslett, A.L., Rankin, G., Waleewong, O., Callinan, S., Hoang, H.T., Florenzane, R., Hettige, S., Obot, I., Siengsounthone, L., Ibanga, A., Hope, A., Landberg, J., Vu, H.T., Thamarangsi, T., Rekve, D. and Room, R. (2017). A multi-country study of harms to children because of others' drinking. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78, (2), pp. 195-202. Link

Lenton, S. and Subritzky, T. (2017). On sentinel samples, sales data and potency. Commentary on Kilmer & Pacula: Greening the Black Market. Addiction. DOI: 10.1111/add.13756. Link

Lewis, L., Hauck, Y., Ronchi, F., Allsop, S. and Doherty, D. (2017). A multiple component intervention to assist young pregnant smokers to cease smoking: A randomised controlled pilot study. Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy, 8, (1). DOI: 10.4172/2155-6105.1000303. Link

Lewis, L., Hauck, Y., Ronchi, F., Crichton, C., Western, C., Allsop, S. and Doherty, D. (2016). An exploration of young Australian women's smoking cessation goals across the trajectory of pregnancy and post birth. Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy, 7, (6). DOI: 10.4172/2155-6105.1000301. Link

Manning, V., Garfield, J.B., Best, D., Berends, L., Room, R., Mugavin, J., Larner, A., Lam, T., Buykx, P., Allsop, S. and Lubman, D. (2017). Substance use outcomes following treatment: Findings from the Australian Patient Pathways Study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 51, (2), pp. 177-189. Link

McKetin, R., Baker, A., Dawe, S., Voce, A. and Lubman, D. (2017). Differences in the symptom profile of methamphetamine-related psychosis and primary psychotic disorders. Psychiatry Research, 251, pp. 349–354. Link

McKetin, R., Dean, O., Baker, A., Carter, G., Turner, A., Kelly, P. and Berk, M. (2017). A potential role for N-acetylcysteine in the management of methamphetamine dependence. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36, (2), pp. 153–159. Link

McKetin, R., Degenhardt, L., Shanahan, M., Baker, A.L., Lee, N. and Lubman, D. (2017). Health service utilisation attributable to methamphetamine use in Australia: Patterns, predictors and national impact. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12518. Link

McKetin, R., Gardner, J., Baker, A., Dawe, S., Ali, R.L., Voce, A., Leach, L. and Lubman, D. (2016). Correlates of transient versus persistent psychotic symptoms among dependent methamphetamine users. Psychiatry Research, 238, pp. 166-171. Link

McPhie, S., Skouteris, H., Mattick, R., Wilson, J., Honan, I., Allsop, S., Burns, L., Elliott, E.J., Teague, S., Olsson, C.A. and Hutchinson, D. (2017). Weight in the first year of life: Associations with maternal prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain - findings from a longitudinal pregnancy cohort. American Journal of Perinatology. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1597992. Link

Moore, D., Pienaar, K., Dilkes-Frayne, E. and Fraser, S. (2017). Challenging the addiction/health binary with assemblage thinking: An analysis of consumer accounts. International Journal of Drug Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.01.013. Link

Moxham-Hall, V. and Ritter, A.  (2017) Indexes as a Metric for Drug and Alcohol Policy Evaluation and Assessment, Journal of World and Medical Health Policy, 9, (1), 103-126. Link

Mullens, A.B., Fischer, J., Stewart, M., Kenny, K., Garvey, S., & Debattista, J. (2017). Comparison of Government and Non-Government Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Treatment Service Delivery for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community. Substance Use & Misuse, 52(8), 1027-1038. Link

Munro, A., Allan, J., Shakeshaft, A., & Snijder, M. (2017) 'Riding the rural radio wave: The impact of a community-led drug and alcohol radio advertising campaign in a remote Australian Aboriginal community', Australian Journal of Rural Health, DOI: 10.1111/ajr.12345. Link

Naimi, T.S., Stockwell, T.R., Zhao, J., Xuan, Z., Dangardt, F., Saitz, R., Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2017). Selection biases in observational studies affect associations between 'moderate' alcohol consumption and mortality. Addiction, 112, (2), pp. 207–214. Link  

Newton, N. C., Champion, K. E., Slade, T., Chapman, C., Stapinski, L., Koning, I.,  Teesson, M. (2017). A systematic review of combined student- and parent-based programs to prevent alcohol and other drug use among adolescents. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12497. Link

Newton, N. C., Conrod, P. J., Slade, T., Carragher, N., Champion, K., Kelly, E., Nair, N. Stapinski, L & Teesson, M. (2016). The long-term effectiveness of a selective, personality-targeted prevention program in reducing alcohol use and related harms: A cluster randomised controlled trial. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 57(9), 1056-1065.

Newton, N. C., Stapinski, L. A., Champion, K. E., Teesson, M., & Bussey, K. (2016). The Reliability and Validity of the Australian Moral Disengagement Scale. Behaviour Change, 33(3), 136-149.

Nielsen S, Larance B & Lintzeris N. (2017) Opioid Agonist Treatment for Patients with Dependence on Prescription Opioids: Clinical Evidence Synopsis. JAMA, 317,(9), 967-968. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2017.0001. Link

Nielsen S, Peacock A, Lintzeris N, Bruno R, Larance B and Degenhardt L. (2017) Knowledge of opioid overdose and attitudes to supply of take-home naloxone among people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed opioids. Pain Medicine. DOI: 10.1093/pm/pnx021. Link

Nielsen S, Sabioni P, Trigo J, Ware M, Betz-Stablein B, Murnion B, Lintzeris N, Khor KE, Farrell M, Smith A and Le Foll B. (2017) Opioid-sparing effects of cannabinoids: a systematic review and meta-analyses.  Neurospychopharmacology. DOI: 10.1038/npp.2017.51. Link

O'Brien, K. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2017). Time for the New Zealand government to ban alcohol advertising and sponsorship in sport - editorial. The New Zealand Medical Journal, 130, (1448).

Pettigrew, S., Jongenelis, M., Pratt, l.S., Slevin, S. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2017). Drinkers’ identification with varying alcohol consumption prototypes. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12466. Link

Rance, J., Treloar, C., Fraser, S., Bryant, J. and Rhodes, T. (2017). 'Don't think I'm going to leave you over it': Accounts of changing hepatitis C status among couples who inject drugs. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 173, pp. 78-84. Link

Rhodes, T., Rance, J., Fraser, S. and Treloar, C. (2017). The intimate relationship as a site of social protection: Partnerships between people who inject drugs. Social Science and Medicine, 180, pp. 125-134. Link

Ritter, A. &  Sotade, O. Explaining the declining rates of past year cannabis use in Australia: a first pass. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12553. Link

Rossen, L., Hutchinson, D., Wilson, J., Burns, L., Allsop, S., Elliott, E.J., Jacobs, S., Macdonald, J., Olsson, C.A. and Mattick, R. (2017). Maternal bonding through pregnancy and postnatal: Findings from an Australian longitudinal study. American Journal of Perinatology. DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1599052. Link

Shanahan, M., Hughes, C.E., McSweeney, T., & Griffin, B.A.  (2017). Alternate policing strategies: Cost-effectiveness of cautioning for cannabis offences. International Journal of Drug Policy, 41, 140-147. Link

Silove, D., Baker, J. R., Mohsin, M., Teesson, M., Creamer, M., O'Donnell, M., & Rees, S. (2017). The contribution of gender-based violence and network trauma to gender differences in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. PLoS One, 12, (2). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171879. Link

Slevin, T. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2017). Why is alcohol cancer’s best kept secret? Commentary. Addiction, 112, (2), pp. 229-230. Link

Stapinski, L. A., Montgomery, A. A., & Araya, R. (2016). Anxiety, Depression and Risk of Cannabis Use: Examining the Internalising Pathway to use among Chilean Adolescents. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 166, 109-155.

Stockwell, T.R. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2016). Late-life increases in alcohol consumption among postmenopausal women appear associated with greater breast cancer and less coronary heart disease risk. Commentary on Dam et al. Evidence Based Medicine, 21, (5), pp. 195. Link

Stockwell, T.R., Zhao, J., Naimi, T.S. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2016). Stockwell et al response: Moderate use of an “intoxicating carcinogen” has no net mortality benefit - is this true and why does it matter? Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77, (2), pp. 205-207. Link

Subritzky, T., Pettigrew, S. and Lenton, S. (2017). Into the void: regulating pesticide use in Colorado’s commercial cannabis markets. International Journal of Drug Policy, 42, pp. 86-96. Link

Sunderland, M., Crome, E., Stapinski, L., Baillie, A. J., & Rapee, R. M. (2016). From Fear to Avoidance: Factors Associated with the Onset of Avoidance in People Who Fear Social Situations. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 7, (4), 534-548. Link

Sutherland, R., Bruno, R., Peacock, A., Lenton, S., Mathews, A., Salmon, A., Dietze, P., Butler, K., Burns, L. and Barratt, M.J. (2017). Motivations for new psychoactive substance use among regular psychostimulant users in Australia. International Journal of Drug Policy, 43, pp. 23-32.

Tamutiene, I. and Laslett, A.L. (2016). Associated stigma and other harms in a sample of families of heavy drinkers in Lithuania. Journal of Substance Use. pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1080/14659891.2016.1232760. Link

Teesson, M., Marel, C., Darke, S., Ross, J., Slade, T., Burns, L., & Mills, K. L. (2017). Trajectories of heroin use: 10-11-year findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study. Addiction. DOI:10.1111/add.13747. Link

Teesson, M., Newton, N. C., Slade, T., Carragher, N., Barrett, E. L., Champion, K. E., & Conrod, P. J. (2017). Combined universal and selective prevention for adolescent alcohol use: a cluster randomized controlled trial. Psychological Medicine, 1-10. DOI: 10.1017/S0033291717000198. Link

Vuong, T., Nguyen, N., Le, G., Shanahan, M., Ali, R., & Ritter, A. (2017). The political and scientific challenges in evaluating compulsory drug treatment centers in Southeast Asia. Harm Reduction Journal, 14, (1), 2. Link

Wilson, J., Tay, R., McCormack, C, Allsop, S., Najman, J., Burns, L., Elliott, E., Jacobs, S., Olsson, C. A., Mattick, R. P., & Hutchinson, D. (2017). Alcohol consumption by breastfeeding mothers: Frequency, correlates and infant outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Review.  DOI: 10.1111/dar.12473. Link