Kypros Kypri

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of various brief intervention approaches for hazardous drinking among university students
    Kypros Kypri
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:626-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment may conceal therapeutic benefit: findings from a randomized controlled trial for hazardous drinking
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 102:62-70. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a web-based primary care intervention for multiple health risk behaviors
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, c o 2 Edison Street, Adamstown Heights, NSW 2289, Australia
    Prev Med 41:761-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Episode-centred analysis of drinking to intoxication in university students
    Kypros Kypri
    2 Edison Street, Adamstown Heights, NSW 2289, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:447-52. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint 'Think before you buy under-18s drink': evaluation of a community alcohol intervention
    Kypros Kypri
    Research and Evaluation, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:13-20. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Computerised screening for hazardous drinking in primary care
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Adamstown Heights, NSW, Australia
    N Z Med J 118:U1703. 2005
  7. pmc Minimum purchasing age for alcohol and traffic crash injuries among 15- to 19-year-olds in New Zealand
    Kypros Kypri
    University of Newcastle, 2 Edison St, Adamstown Heights, NSW 2289 Australia
    Am J Public Health 96:126-31. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Parent attitudes on the supply of alcohol to minors
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:41-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The physical inactivity matrix: lessons from the classification of physical inactivity interventions
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, c o 2 Edison St, Adamstown Heights, NSW 2289, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:98-102. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Drink-driving and perceptions of legally permissible alcohol use
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:219-24. 2005

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of various brief intervention approaches for hazardous drinking among university students
    Kypros Kypri
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:626-8. 2003
    ..To determine the acceptability to university students of practitioner-delivered screening and brief intervention (SBI) versus a novel approach-web-based SBI (e-SBI)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment may conceal therapeutic benefit: findings from a randomized controlled trial for hazardous drinking
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 102:62-70. 2007
    ..There have, however, been few experimental studies of assessment effects...
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a web-based primary care intervention for multiple health risk behaviors
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, c o 2 Edison Street, Adamstown Heights, NSW 2289, Australia
    Prev Med 41:761-6. 2005
    ..Physical inactivity, low fruit and vegetable intake, hazardous drinking, and smoking are leading risk factors for disease and injury. The aim of this study was to obtain estimates of efficacy in reducing the first three of these behaviors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Episode-centred analysis of drinking to intoxication in university students
    Kypros Kypri
    2 Edison Street, Adamstown Heights, NSW 2289, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:447-52. 2005
    ..To demonstrate the use of an internet-based retrospective diary to measure intoxication and to describe the epidemiology of intoxication in a university community...
  5. ncbi request reprint 'Think before you buy under-18s drink': evaluation of a community alcohol intervention
    Kypros Kypri
    Research and Evaluation, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:13-20. 2005
    ..g. peers (some of whom may be able to purchase alcohol legally) and from licensed premises...
  6. ncbi request reprint Computerised screening for hazardous drinking in primary care
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Adamstown Heights, NSW, Australia
    N Z Med J 118:U1703. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc Minimum purchasing age for alcohol and traffic crash injuries among 15- to 19-year-olds in New Zealand
    Kypros Kypri
    University of Newcastle, 2 Edison St, Adamstown Heights, NSW 2289 Australia
    Am J Public Health 96:126-31. 2006
    ..In 1999, New Zealand lowered the minimum purchasing age for alcohol from 20 to 18 years. We tested the hypothesis that this increased traffic crash injuries among 15- to 19-year-olds...
  8. ncbi request reprint Parent attitudes on the supply of alcohol to minors
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:41-7. 2007
    ..The findings should be interpreted in light of social desirability bias and limitations of generalisability outside the participating communities...
  9. ncbi request reprint The physical inactivity matrix: lessons from the classification of physical inactivity interventions
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, c o 2 Edison St, Adamstown Heights, NSW 2289, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:98-102. 2006
    ..The PIM could be a useful tool for monitoring trends in research directions and funding levels over time and across countries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Drink-driving and perceptions of legally permissible alcohol use
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:219-24. 2005
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  11. doi request reprint The role of drinking locations in university student drinking: findings from a national web-based survey
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:38-43. 2010
    ..The study examined associations between type of drinking location and alcohol use in a national sample of New Zealand university students...
  12. pmc Web-based alcohol intervention for Māori university students: double-blind, multi-site randomized controlled trial
    Kypros Kypri
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 108:331-8. 2013
    ..We tested the effectiveness of web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention (e-SBI) for reducing hazardous drinking among Māori university students...
  13. doi request reprint Drinking and alcohol-related harm among New Zealand university students: findings from a national Web-based survey
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:307-14. 2009
    ..There have been no national studies outside North America. We estimated the prevalence of binge drinking, related harms, and individual risk factors among undergraduates in New Zealand...
  14. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention in primary care
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 2300
    Arch Intern Med 168:530-6. 2008
    ..Electronic (computer or Web-based) SBI (e-SBI) offers the prospects of ease and economy of access. We sought to determine whether e-SBI reduces hazardous drinking...
  15. doi request reprint Non-response bias in a web-based health behaviour survey of New Zealand tertiary students
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callghan, Australia
    Prev Med 53:274-7. 2011
    ..There has been little investigation of non-response bias in web-based health surveys. We hypothesised that non-respondents have a higher prevalence of risk behaviours than respondents...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intoxication by drinking location: a web-based diary study in a New Zealand university community
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, David Maddison Building, King and Watt Streets, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia
    Addict Behav 32:2586-96. 2007
    ..Student intoxication is commonplace in licensed premises and residential halls. These environments are amenable to interventions to reduce the incidence of intoxication...
  17. ncbi request reprint An internet-based survey method for college student drinking research
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, c o Hunter Population Health, Locked Bag 10, Newcastle, Wallsend 2287, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:45-53. 2004
    ..Internet-based surveys are feasible for college student research and with carefully managed recruitment, can yield a high response...
  18. doi request reprint Alcohol outlet density and university student drinking: a national study
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Addiction 103:1131-8. 2008
    ..To examine the geographic density of alcohol outlets and associations with drinking levels and related problems among university students...
  19. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of proactive web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention for university students
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, David Maddison Clinical Sciences Bldg, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 169:1508-14. 2009
    ..We tested the efficacy of a proactive Web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention program...
  20. pmc Web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention for Māori and non-Māori: the New Zealand e-SBINZ trials
    Kypros Kypri
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:781. 2010
    ..The e-SBINZ study is designed to examine the effectiveness of e-SBI across a range of universities and among Māori and non-Māori students in New Zealand...
  21. pmc The utility of routinely collected data in evaluating important policy changes: the New Zealand alcohol purchasing age limit example
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Am J Public Health 99:1212-5. 2009
    ..Governments should use the enactment of health legislation as an opportunity to build the research evidence base by ensuring that evaluations are initiated in advance...
  22. pmc Parent attitudes, family dynamics and adolescent drinking: qualitative study of the Australian Parenting Guidelines for Adolescent Alcohol Use
    Conor Gilligan
    Discipline of Health Behaviour Science and Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, University Drive Callaghan, Newcastle, 2308 NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:491. 2012
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  23. pmc Effects of restricting pub closing times on night-time assaults in an Australian city
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 106:303-10. 2011
    ..m., and later 3.30 a.m., in the central business district (CBD) of Newcastle, Australia. We sought to determine whether the restriction reduced the incidence of assault...
  24. pmc Effects of Study Design and Allocation on participant behaviour--ESDA: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kypros Kypri
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia
    Trials 12:42. 2011
    ..In this trial we examine the impact of awareness of study design and allocation on participant drinking behaviour...
  25. pmc The hospital outpatient alcohol project (HOAP): protocol for an individually randomized, parallel-group superiority trial of electronic alcohol screening and brief intervention versus screening alone for unhealthy alcohol use
    Natalie A Johnson
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Level 4 West, HMRI Building, University Drive, Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 8:14. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to estimate the effect of e-SBI in hospital outpatients with hazardous or harmful drinking...
  26. doi request reprint Parental supply of alcohol and adolescent risky drinking
    Conor Gilligan
    Discipline of Health Behaviour Science and Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:754-62. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether there is an association between parental supply and risky drinking...
  27. doi request reprint Changing parental behaviour to reduce risky drinking among adolescents: current evidence and future directions
    Conor Gilligan
    Discipline of Health Behaviour Science, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:349-54. 2012
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  28. ncbi request reprint One in three New Zealand drinkers reports being harmed by their own drinking in the past year
    Jessica Meiklejohn
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 125:28-36. 2012
    ..To quantify the prevalence and distribution of negative effects of drinking among New Zealand adults...
  29. doi request reprint 'Do more, smoke less!' Harm reduction in action for smokers with mental health/substance use problems who cannot or will not quit
    Amanda L Baker
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Newcastle, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:714-7. 2012
    ..Interventions for smoking among people with mental health/substance use problems may best be delivered by addressing multiple health-risk behaviours, especially physical activity, around the same time...
  30. ncbi request reprint Is the "alcopops" tax working? Probably yes but there is a bigger picture
    Steven J Skov
    Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:84-6. 2011
    ..While welcoming the alcopops tax, public health advocates have consistently argued for a comprehensive package of reform that covers pricing, availability and promotion of alcohol, as well as education and treatment services...
  31. ncbi request reprint Access to the Internet among drinkers, smokers and illicit drug users: is it a barrier to the provision of interventions on the World Wide Web?
    John A Cunningham
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Toronto, Ontario, CA
    Med Inform Internet Med 31:53-8. 2006
    ..This paper explored whether access to the Internet was a potential barrier to the provision of services for smokers, drinkers and illicit drug users...
  32. doi request reprint Public participation in local alcohol regulation: Findings from a survey of New Zealand communities
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 33:59-63. 2014
    ..We investigated public participation in local liquor licensing and related regulation in New Zealand...
  33. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in alcohol screening and brief intervention research
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, King and Watt Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia
    Subst Abus 28:31-42. 2007
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  34. pmc Secondhand effects of alcohol use among university students: computerised survey
    John D Langley
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin 9000, New Zealand
    BMJ 327:1023-4. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessment of nonresponse bias in an internet survey of alcohol use
    Kypros Kypri
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Injury Prevention Research Unit, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:630-4. 2004
    ..Our aim was to identify nonresponse bias and to quantify its effects on estimates of alcohol consumption, the incidence of alcohol-related problems, and the prevalence of hazardous drinking...
  36. ncbi request reprint Maori/non-Maori alcohol consumption profiles: implications for reducing health inequalities
    Kypros Kypri
    N Z Med J 116:U643. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint Incentives to increase participation in an Internet survey of alcohol use: a controlled experiment
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:437-41. 2003
    ..To examine the use of the Internet in a survey of drinking among students, and the effectiveness of incentives to encourage participation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Perceived social norms and their relation to university student drinking
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Stud Alcohol 64:829-34. 2003
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  39. ncbi request reprint Adolescent injury mortality in New Zealand and opportunities for prevention
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 14:27-41. 2002
    ..Suicide accounts for an increasing rate of adolescent deaths in New Zealand. The effect of national policies to address a range of suicide risk factors remains to be fully evaluated...
  40. ncbi request reprint High prevalence, persistent hazardous drinking among New Zealand tertiary students
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:457-64. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of hazardous drinking and alcohol-related negative consequences in New Zealand tertiary students, and to identify predictors of hazardous drinking across a 6-month period...
  41. ncbi request reprint Smoking in a New Zealand university student sample
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 117:U794. 2004
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  42. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use among college students: an international perspective
    Elie Karam
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, St George Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:213-21. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint Regarding New Zealand Medical Association's position on the minimum purchase age for alcohol
    John Langley
    N Z Med J 119:U1994; author reply U1994. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Harmful effects of alcohol on sexual behaviour in a New Zealand university community
    Martine L Cashell-Smith
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:645-51. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and correlates of alcohol-related risky and unwanted sexual experiences...
  45. ncbi request reprint Friday class and heavy alcohol use in a sample of New Zealand college students
    Mallie J Paschall
    Prevention Research Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 450, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:764-9. 2006
    ..This study examined the association between scheduling at least one Friday class and the pattern and levels of alcohol use and heavy drinking in a sample of New Zealand college students...
  46. doi request reprint Assessing the validity of potential alcohol-related non-fatal injury indicators
    John Langley
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Addiction 103:397-404. 2008
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  47. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-related problems experienced by university students in New Zealand
    Rob McGee
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:321-3. 2004
    ..To examine reported problems associated with alcohol use in a large sample of New Zealand university students...
  48. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and road safety behaviour among New Zealand tertiary students
    Helena M McAnally
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 16:229-37. 2004
    ..In addition to various existing, evidence-based countermeasures, application of interventions for reducing hazardous drinking may be required to help reduce road traffic injury rates in this population...
  49. doi request reprint Alcohol advertising in the New Zealand university student press
    Kim Cousins
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:566-9. 2008
    ..Student associations should consider the ethics of alcohol industry sponsorship in light of the high prevalence of heavy drinking in this population group...
  50. ncbi request reprint More on alcohol and youth. Has the NZMA demonstrated that it is not a credible source of advice to Parliament?
    John Langley
    N Z Med J 119:U2091. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Web-based screening and brief intervention for hazardous drinking: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Addiction 99:1410-7. 2004
    ..However, problems have been highlighted with respect to its implementation in health-care systems, not least of which is a reluctance of some doctors to discuss alcohol proactively with their patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Approaches to brief intervention for hazardous drinking in young people
    John B Saunders
    Centre for Drug and Alcohol Studies, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:322-9. 2004
    ..drinking in New Zealand, the USA, UK, and Australia: implications for research, policy, and intervention, by Kypros Kypri; (3) Applications of motivational feedback on the college campus, by Scott T...
  53. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of items in the AUDIT questionnaire
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:465-7. 2002
    ..To test for the possibility that tertiary students misinterpret certain items on the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Ingredient and nutrition information labelling of alcoholic beverages: do consumers want it?
    Kypros Kypri
    Med J Aust 187:669. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Social identity, self-evaluation and in-group bias: the relative importance of particular domains of self-esteem to the in-group
    John A Hunter
    Department of Psychology, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Br J Soc Psychol 43:59-81. 2004
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  56. pmc Formative evaluation and three-month follow-up of an online personalized assessment feedback intervention for problem drinkers
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 8:e5. 2006
    ..In recent years, online services for problem drinkers have been developed. This paper describes ongoing efforts to improve one of these services, the Alcohol Help Center...