Robin Room

Summary

Affiliation: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reform by subtraction: the path of denunciation of international drug treaties and reaccession with reservations
    Robin Room
    Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 23:401-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Preventing youthful substance use and harm--between effectiveness and political wishfulness
    Robin Room
    Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, 54 62 Gertrude St, Fitzroy 3065, Victoria, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 47:936-43. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Clear criteria based on absolute risk: reforming the basis of guidelines on low-risk drinking
    Robin Room
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:135-40. 2012
  4. pmc Times to drink: cross-cultural variations in drinking in the rhythm of the week
    Robin Room
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Public Health 57:107-17. 2012
  5. pmc The association between alcohol use, alcohol use disorders and tuberculosis (TB). A systematic review
    Jurgen Rehm
    Public Health and Regulatory Policies, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:450. 2009
  6. doi request reprint How well do international drug conventions protect public health?
    Robin Room
    Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre and School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Lancet 379:84-91. 2012
  7. pmc The drinker's effect on the social environment: a conceptual framework for studying alcohol's harm to others
    Robin Room
    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, 54 62 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:1855-71. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Surveying the range and magnitude of alcohol's harm to others in Australia
    Anne Marie Laslett
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Fitzroy, Vic, Australia
    Addiction 106:1603-11. 2011
  9. pmc Who suggests drinking less? Demographic and national differences in informal social controls on drinking
    Paul Dietze
    Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:859-66. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Diverging trends in alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm in Victoria
    Michael Livingston
    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre and School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:368-73. 2010

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Reform by subtraction: the path of denunciation of international drug treaties and reaccession with reservations
    Robin Room
    Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 23:401-6. 2012
    ..Also discussed are the options for response to the reservations by other parties, which vary between the treaties, and how pursuing the option of denunciation and reaccession with reservation might potentially play out...
  2. doi request reprint Preventing youthful substance use and harm--between effectiveness and political wishfulness
    Robin Room
    Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, 54 62 Gertrude St, Fitzroy 3065, Victoria, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 47:936-43. 2012
    ..Regulatory approaches that apply to all have had some success in limiting and shaping youthful use and problems. Well-evaluated trials of efforts to insulate youthful use from harm are needed...
  3. doi request reprint Clear criteria based on absolute risk: reforming the basis of guidelines on low-risk drinking
    Robin Room
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:135-40. 2012
    ..The Guidelines involved a new approach to the central conundrum of low-risk drinking guidelines: how to set a guideline threshold on smooth risk curves...
  4. pmc Times to drink: cross-cultural variations in drinking in the rhythm of the week
    Robin Room
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Public Health 57:107-17. 2012
    ..The time of drinking in terms of daytime versus evening and weekday versus weekend is charted for regular drinkers in 14 countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa and Oceania...
  5. pmc The association between alcohol use, alcohol use disorders and tuberculosis (TB). A systematic review
    Jurgen Rehm
    Public Health and Regulatory Policies, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:450. 2009
    ..8%) and 2.2% of global burden of disease (men 2.7%; women 1.7%). The present work portrays accumulated evidence on the association between alcohol consumption and TB with the aim to clarify the nature of the relationship...
  6. doi request reprint How well do international drug conventions protect public health?
    Robin Room
    Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre and School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Lancet 379:84-91. 2012
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  7. pmc The drinker's effect on the social environment: a conceptual framework for studying alcohol's harm to others
    Robin Room
    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, 54 62 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:1855-71. 2010
    ..Research questions for the field and its policy significance are noted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Surveying the range and magnitude of alcohol's harm to others in Australia
    Anne Marie Laslett
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Fitzroy, Vic, Australia
    Addiction 106:1603-11. 2011
    ..This study aims to document the adverse effects of drinkers in Australia on people other than the drinker...
  9. pmc Who suggests drinking less? Demographic and national differences in informal social controls on drinking
    Paul Dietze
    Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:859-66. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine variation in reports of pressuring others to drink less, as a form of informal social control of drinking, across countries and different types of relationship to the respondent...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diverging trends in alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm in Victoria
    Michael Livingston
    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre and School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:368-73. 2010
    ..To examine recent trends in alcohol-related harm and risky drinking in Victoria, Australia...
  11. doi request reprint The social location of heavy episodic alcohol consumption in the Victorian population
    Sharon Matthews
    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:157-61. 2013
    ..To examine heavy episodic drinking across demographic subgroups to identify where heavy episodic drinking is socially located in an Australian state...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alcohol's involvement in recurrent child abuse and neglect cases
    Anne Marie Laslett
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 107:1786-93. 2012
    ..It also examined (d) how children and families where alcohol-related child abuse was identified were managed by child protection services (CPS) in Victoria, Australia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mapping Australian public opinion on alcohol policies in the new millennium
    Claire Wilkinson
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:263-74. 2009
    ..The extent and direction in which attitudes have changed over time was determined...
  14. doi request reprint Social demography of alcohol-related harm to children in Australia
    Anne Marie Laslett
    Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 107:1082-9. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint The impacts of others' drinking on mental health
    Jason A Ferris
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:S22-6. 2011
    ..To analyse the links between other people's drinking and mental health and to explore the effects on mental health of heavy and problematic drinkers both within and outside spousal relationships...
  16. doi request reprint Variations by age and sex in alcohol-related problematic behaviour per drinking volume and heavier drinking occasion
    Michael Livingston
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Fitzroy 3053, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:169-75. 2009
    ..This study aims to assess the relationships between age, sex, drinking behaviour and self-reported alcohol-related problem behaviour...
  17. doi request reprint Warnings on alcohol containers and advertisements: international experience and evidence on effects
    Claire Wilkinson
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:426-35. 2009
    ..In light of possible introduction of alcohol warning labels in Australia and New Zealand, this paper discusses the international experience with and evidence of effects of alcohol warning labels...
  18. ncbi request reprint Taking account of cultural and societal influences on substance use diagnoses and criteria
    Robin Room
    School of Population Health, Melbourne University and Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 101:31-9. 2006
    ..One near-universal appears to be that the diagnoses carry a weight of moral judgement and often of social stigma, whatever the clinician's intentions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Theo Vos
    School of Population Health, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Lancet 380:2163-96. 2012
    ..Neither effort quantified uncertainty in prevalence or years lived with disability (YLDs)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changing the density of alcohol outlets to reduce alcohol-related problems
    Michael Livingston
    AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:557-66. 2007
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  21. pmc Alcohol consumption and liver disease in Australia: a time series analysis of the period 1935-2006
    Heng Jiang
    Corresponding author Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, 54 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 49:363-8. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to examine for Australia whether the link between population alcohol consumption and liver disease mortality varies over time, using 71 years of data...
  22. doi request reprint Politics and science in classifying the dangers of drugs
    Robin Room
    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Eastern Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Evid Based Ment Health 13:97-9. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Changes in Australian attitudes to alcohol policy: 1995-2010
    Sarah Callinan
    Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point, Melbourne, Australia Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 33:227-34. 2014
    ..The aim of the current study is to examine more recent data on policy support in Australia, specifically for policies covering alcohol availability up to 2010, and to examine specific demographic shifts in support...
  24. ncbi request reprint Archer Tongue, 1919-2006: building an international forum for the addictions field
    Robin Room
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, and AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Addiction 102:668. 2007