Robert Ali

Summary

Affiliation: University of Adelaide
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ultra-rapid screening for substance-use disorders: the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST-Lite)
    Robert Ali
    Discipline of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:352-61. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Illicit substance supply and abuse in 2000-2004: an approach to assess the outcome of the war on drug operation
    Vichai Poshyachinda
    Drug Dependence Research Center, Institute of Health Research, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:461-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Antagonist-precipitated heroin withdrawal under anaesthetic prior to maintenance naltrexone treatment: determinants of withdrawal severity
    Robert Ali
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:425-31. 2003
  4. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a brief intervention for illicit drugs linked to the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) in clients recruited from primary health-care settings in four countries
    Rachel Humeniuk
    DASSA WHO Collaborating Centre for Research into the Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Problems, Department of Pharmacology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Addiction 107:957-66. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Validation of the World Health Organization Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST): report of results from the Australian site
    David Al Newcombe
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research in the Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Problems, Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:217-26. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The first methadone clinic in Beijing
    Rachel Humeniuk
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Drug and Alcohol Services Council of South Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:285-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Amphetamines in Asia: the value of information networks
    Rachel Humeniuk
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Parkside, SA, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:235-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Substance use and treatment options in Cambodia
    Rachel Humeniuk
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Parkside, South Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:365-7. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Validation of the Alcohol, Smoking And Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST)
    Rachel Humeniuk
    Drug and Alcohol, Services Council, Adelaide, Australia
    Addiction 103:1039-47. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Asia Pacific Column. Announcement of column on capacity building in the Asia Pacific region
    Rachel Humeniuk
    WHO Collaboratin Centre, Parkside, SA 5063, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:133-4. 2004

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Ultra-rapid screening for substance-use disorders: the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST-Lite)
    Robert Ali
    Discipline of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:352-61. 2013
    ..Perceived administration time deters routine use. This study releases a short-form: the ASSIST-Lite...
  2. ncbi request reprint Illicit substance supply and abuse in 2000-2004: an approach to assess the outcome of the war on drug operation
    Vichai Poshyachinda
    Drug Dependence Research Center, Institute of Health Research, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:461-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Antagonist-precipitated heroin withdrawal under anaesthetic prior to maintenance naltrexone treatment: determinants of withdrawal severity
    Robert Ali
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:425-31. 2003
    ..Ali R, Thomas P, White J, McGregor C, Danz,C, Gowing L, Stegink A, Athanasos P. Antagonist-precipitated heroin withdrawal under anaesthetic prior to maintenance naltrexone treatment: determinants of withdrawal severity...
  4. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a brief intervention for illicit drugs linked to the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) in clients recruited from primary health-care settings in four countries
    Rachel Humeniuk
    DASSA WHO Collaborating Centre for Research into the Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Problems, Department of Pharmacology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Addiction 107:957-66. 2012
    ..The ASSIST screens for problem or risky use of 10 psychoactive substances, producing a score for each substance that falls into either a low-, moderate- or high-risk category...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validation of the World Health Organization Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST): report of results from the Australian site
    David Al Newcombe
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research in the Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Problems, Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:217-26. 2005
    ..The findings demonstrated that the ASSIST is a valid screening test for psychoactive substance use in individuals who use a number of substances and have varying degrees of substance use...
  6. ncbi request reprint The first methadone clinic in Beijing
    Rachel Humeniuk
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Drug and Alcohol Services Council of South Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:285-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Amphetamines in Asia: the value of information networks
    Rachel Humeniuk
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Parkside, SA, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:235-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Substance use and treatment options in Cambodia
    Rachel Humeniuk
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Parkside, South Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:365-7. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Validation of the Alcohol, Smoking And Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST)
    Rachel Humeniuk
    Drug and Alcohol, Services Council, Adelaide, Australia
    Addiction 103:1039-47. 2008
    ..The concurrent, construct and discriminative validity of the World Health Organization's Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) were examined in a multi-site international study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Asia Pacific Column. Announcement of column on capacity building in the Asia Pacific region
    Rachel Humeniuk
    WHO Collaboratin Centre, Parkside, SA 5063, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:133-4. 2004
  11. doi request reprint Pregnancy-related changes in tobacco, alcohol and cannabis use reported by antenatal patients at two public hospitals in South Australia
    Elizabeth Hotham
    WHO Collaborating Centre, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:248-54. 2008
    ..Australian substance use data do not demonstrate pregnancy-related changes or distinguish between pregnant and lactating women...
  12. pmc Flexible dosing of tincture of opium in the management of opioid withdrawal: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
    Andrew A Somogyi
    Discipline of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 66:640-7. 2008
    ..The aim was to evaluate the clinical effectiveness, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of a range of Tincture of Opium (TOP) doses in the management of opioid withdrawal...
  13. ncbi request reprint Alpha2-adrenergic agonists for the management of opioid withdrawal
    Linda Gowing
    Discipline of Pharmacology, University of Adelaide, Frome Road, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 5005
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD002024. 2014
    ..Withdrawal is a necessary step prior to drug-free treatment or as the endpoint of long-term substitution treatment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of intravenous methadone syrup administration in Adelaide, Australia
    Rachel Humeniuk
    Drug and Alcohol Services Council, Parkside, South Australia, Australia
    Addiction 98:413-8. 2003
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of methadone syrup injecting in Adelaide, South Australia and to characterize methadone injectors, including their heroin use and risk behaviours associated with heroin overdose...
  15. doi request reprint Key findings from the WHO collaborative study on substitution therapy for opioid dependence and HIV/AIDS
    Peter Lawrinson
    Discipline of Pharmacology, The University of Adelaide, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research in the Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Problems, Medical School South, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Addiction 103:1484-92. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of opioid substitution treatment (OST) in less resourced countries...
  16. ncbi request reprint A comparison of antagonist-precipitated withdrawal under anesthesia to standard inpatient withdrawal as a precursor to maintenance naltrexone treatment in heroin users: outcomes at 6 and 12 months
    Catherine McGregor
    Clinical Policy and Research, Drug and Alcohol Services Council of South Australia, 161 Greenhill Road, Parkside, SA 5063, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:5-14. 2002
    ..Long-term follow-up is crucial in assessing the effects of treatment interventions for heroin dependence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychotic symptoms in methamphetamine psychotic in-patients
    Manit Srisurapanont
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 6:347-52. 2003
    ..The clinical findings do not support the shortcomings of amphetamine-induced psychosis in modelling the negative symptoms of schizophrenia...
  18. doi request reprint Exposure to opioid maintenance treatment reduces long-term mortality
    Amy Gibson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Australia
    Addiction 103:462-8. 2008
    ..To (i) examine the predictors of mortality in a randomized study of methadone versus buprenorphine maintenance treatment; (ii) compare the survival experience of the randomized subject groups; and (iii) describe the causes of death...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ensuring the safety of new medications and devices: are naltrexone implants safe?
    Alex D Wodak
    Med J Aust 188:438-9. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint The characteristics of heroin users entering treatment: findings from the Australian treatment outcome study (ATOS)
    Joanne Ross
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:411-8. 2005
    ..Striking similarities were noted between the non-treatment and treatment groups in length of heroin use career, drug use and treatment histories...
  21. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcomes of five heroin detoxification methods in the Australian NEPOD Project
    Erol Digiusto
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 30:443-56. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Buprenorphine versus methadone maintenance therapy: a randomized double-blind trial with 405 opioid-dependent patients
    Richard P Mattick
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 98:441-52. 2003
    ..To assess the efficacy of buprenorphine compared with methadone maintenance therapy for opioid dependence in a large sample using a flexible dosing regime and the marketed buprenorphine tablet...
  23. ncbi request reprint Buprenorphine versus methadone maintenance: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Christopher M Doran
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:295-302. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Cochrane systematic reviews: time for an introduction and appraisal
    Walter Ling
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:217-8. 2004
  25. doi request reprint The rise of methamphetamine in Southeast and East Asia
    Rebecca McKetin
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:220-8. 2008
    ..Southeast and East Asia has become a global hub for methamphetamine production and trafficking over the past decade. This paper describes the rise of methamphetamine supply and to what extent use of the drug is occurring in the region...
  26. ncbi request reprint One year outcomes for heroin dependence: findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:174-80. 2006
    ..To determine 1 year outcomes for drug use, criminality, psychopathology and injection-related health problems in those entering treatment for heroin dependence in Australia...
  27. pmc HIV in injecting drug users in Asian countries
    Alex Wodak
    BMJ 329:697-8. 2004
  28. pmc Comparison of tincture of opium and methadone to control opioid withdrawal in a Thai treatment centre
    Jaroon Jittiwutikarn
    Northern Drug Dependence Centre, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 58:536-41. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of oral tincture of opium (TOP) and methadone to control opioid withdrawal in patients in northern Thailand...
  29. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with 12 months continuous heroin abstinence: findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:255-63. 2005
    ..To determine the role of treatment and client characteristics associated with the achievement of continuous heroin abstinence...