Lucy Burns

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use disorders comorbid with anxiety, depression and drug use disorders. Findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well Being
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:299-307. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of alcohol use in pregnancy and breastfeeding among Australian women
    Elizabeth Maloney
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Birth 38:3-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Smoking patterns and outcomes in a population of pregnant women with other substance use disorders
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:969-74. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Using population data to examine the prevalence and correlates of neonatal abstinence syndrome
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:487-92. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Opioid agonist pharmacotherapy in New South Wales from 1985 to 2006: patient characteristics and patterns and predictors of treatment retention
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Addiction 104:1363-72. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Infant mortality among women on a methadone program during pregnancy
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:551-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Increasing cancer mortality among opioid-dependent persons in Australia: a new public health challenge for a disadvantaged population
    Deborah Randall
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:220-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Geographic and maternal characteristics associated with alcohol use in pregnancy
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2026, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1230-7. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The use of record linkage to examine illicit drug use in pregnancy
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 101:873-82. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Methadone in pregnancy: treatment retention and neonatal outcomes
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 102:264-70. 2007

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use disorders comorbid with anxiety, depression and drug use disorders. Findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well Being
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:299-307. 2002
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of alcohol use in pregnancy and breastfeeding among Australian women
    Elizabeth Maloney
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Birth 38:3-9. 2011
    ..No threshold for this effect has been determined. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence and correlates of alcohol use in pregnancy and lactation in a large representative sample of Australian women...
  3. doi request reprint Smoking patterns and outcomes in a population of pregnant women with other substance use disorders
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:969-74. 2008
    ..Further research should identify the models of tobacco cessation most suited to women who also use other substances during pregnancy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Using population data to examine the prevalence and correlates of neonatal abstinence syndrome
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:487-92. 2007
    ..Future research should therefore seek to determine the validity of NAS recording in hospital morbidity databases reliant on the use ICD codes...
  5. doi request reprint Opioid agonist pharmacotherapy in New South Wales from 1985 to 2006: patient characteristics and patterns and predictors of treatment retention
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Addiction 104:1363-72. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Infant mortality among women on a methadone program during pregnancy
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:551-6. 2010
    ..This study aims to determine the infant mortality rate of infants born to women on a methadone program during pregnancy and to identify any modifiable risk factors...
  7. doi request reprint Increasing cancer mortality among opioid-dependent persons in Australia: a new public health challenge for a disadvantaged population
    Deborah Randall
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:220-5. 2011
    ..To examine cancer mortality in a population-based cohort of opioid-dependent persons...
  8. doi request reprint Geographic and maternal characteristics associated with alcohol use in pregnancy
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2026, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1230-7. 2011
    ..regional/remote populations) is associated with alcohol use in pregnancy. This information has important implications for appropriate service provision...
  9. ncbi request reprint The use of record linkage to examine illicit drug use in pregnancy
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 101:873-82. 2006
    ..To examine the obstetric and perinatal outcomes for women with a drug-related hospital admission during pregnancy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Methadone in pregnancy: treatment retention and neonatal outcomes
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 102:264-70. 2007
    ..To examine the association between retention in methadone treatment during pregnancy and key neonatal outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint Main reasons for hospital admissions by women with a history of methadone maintenance
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:669-75. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Factors associated with violent victimisation among homeless adults in Sydney, Australia
    Sarah Larney
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:347-51. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of violent victimisation among homeless people in inner-Sydney...
  13. doi request reprint Causes of death in a cohort treated for opioid dependence between 1985 and 2005
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Addiction 109:90-9. 2014
    ..To examine changes in causes of death in a cohort treated for opioid dependence, across time and age; quantify years of potential life lost (YPLL); and identify avoidable causes of death...
  14. doi request reprint Mortality among clients of a state-wide opioid pharmacotherapy program over 20 years: risk factors and lives saved
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:9-15. 2009
    ..The current study examines reductions in mortality related to treatment in an entire treatment population...
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of problematic alcohol use among Australian parents
    Elizabeth Maloney
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:495-501. 2010
    ..This study aims to examine the drinking patterns of Australian parents, and to determine whether the drinking pattern differs by family type. The characteristics associated with regular parental alcohol use were also assessed...
  16. doi request reprint Alcohol use in pregnancy: prevalence and predictors in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
    Delyse Hutchinson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:475-82. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate the prevalence and describe the patterns of alcohol use during pregnancy among Australian mothers. The study also aimed to examine the characteristics associated with alcohol use in pregnancy...
  17. doi request reprint Engagement with the criminal justice system among opioid-dependent people: a retrospective cohort study
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Addiction 108:2152-65. 2013
    ..We examined an entire population of opioid-dependent clients' contact with the criminal justice system to develop more accurate population-wide measures of offending among opioid-dependent people in Australia...
  18. doi request reprint A cross-sectional analysis of over-the-counter codeine use among an Australian sample of people who regularly inject drugs
    Sheena Arora
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Centre for Health Economics and Research Evaluation, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:574-81. 2013
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Static and dynamic predictors of criminal involvement among people with heroin dependence: findings from a 3-year longitudinal study
    Christina Marel
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:600-6. 2013
    ..This study examines the relationship between static and dynamic predictors of criminal involvement, and the degree to which changes in dynamic risk factors moderate the risk of criminal involvement over time...
  20. doi request reprint Trends in fentanyl prescriptions and fentanyl-related mortality in Australia
    Amanda Roxburgh
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:269-75. 2013
    ....
  21. pmc Clinical features and correlates of outcomes for high-risk, marginalized mothers and newborn infants engaged with a specialist perinatal and family drug health service
    Lee Taylor
    School of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2113, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol Int 2012:867265. 2012
    ..Conclusion. Mother-infant dyads affected by substance use in pregnancy are at significant risk. There is a need to review clinical models of care and examine the longer-term impacts on infant development...
  22. doi request reprint The impact of comorbid cannabis and methamphetamine use on mental health among regular ecstasy users
    Laura A Scott
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addict Behav 37:1058-62. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether regular cannabis and/or regular methamphetamine use confers additional risk of poor mental health and high levels of psychological distress, beyond regular ecstasy use alone...
  23. pmc Psychosocial characteristics and obstetric health of women attending a specialist substance use antenatal clinic in a large metropolitan hospital
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Pediatr 2011:729237. 2011
    ..The challenge is to develop and resource innovative and effective multisectoral systems to educate women and provide effective care for both women and infants...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prescription of opioid analgesics and related harms in Australia
    Amanda Roxburgh
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia a roxburghATunsw edu au
    Med J Aust 195:280-4. 2011
    ..To document trends in: (i) prescribing of morphine and oxycodone; (ii) hospital separations for overdose; (iii) presentations for treatment of problems associated with these drugs; and (iv) oxycodone-related mortality data in Australia...
  25. ncbi request reprint The impact of comorbid anxiety and depression on alcohol treatment outcomes
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 100:787-96. 2005
    ..This study examines the impact of comorbid Diagnostic and Statistical Manual version IV (DSM-IV) anxiety and/or depression on out-patient treatment for alcohol problems...
  26. doi request reprint Effect of prison-based opioid substitution treatment and post-release retention in treatment on risk of re-incarceration
    Sarah Larney
    Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice, Matraville, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 107:372-80. 2012
    ..Opioid substitution treatment (OST) in prisons may help to reduce re-incarceration, but research findings on this topic have been mixed. In this study, we examined the effect of OST in prison and after release on re-incarceration...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of record linkage to examine alcohol use in pregnancy
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:642-8. 2006
    ..This information is critical to planning and implementing appropriate services...
  28. ncbi request reprint Substance use, psychological distress and violence among pregnant and breastfeeding Australian women
    Cate Wallace
    Public Health Officer Training Program, NSW Department of Health, North Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:51-6. 2007
    ..To identify the population prevalence and demographic characteristics of pregnant and/or breastfeeding Australian women who use licit and illicit substances and their experience of psychological distress and violence...