Jan Copeland

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Changes in cannabis use among young people: impact on mental health
    Jan Copeland
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:325-9. 2013
  2. pmc Effects of backpacking holidays in Australia on alcohol, tobacco and drug use of UK residents
    Mark A Bellis
    Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, Castle House, North Street, Liverpool, L3 2AY, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:1. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Young Australians and alcohol: the acceptabllity of ready-to-drink (RTD) alcoholic beverages among 12-30-year-olds
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 102:1740-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Web-based interventions for substance use disorders: a qualitative review
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia 2052
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:109-16. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The Cannabis Problems Questionnaire: factor structure, reliability, and validity
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:313-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy and the concomitant use of pharmaceuticals
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 31:367-70. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of brief cognitive-behavioral interventions for cannabis use disorder
    J Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 21:55-64; discussion 65-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile of participants in a brief intervention program for cannabis use disorder
    J Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 20:45-52. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Anabolic-androgenic steroid use disorders among a sample of Australian competitive and recreational users
    J Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 60:91-6. 2000
  10. pmc Cannabis treatment outcomes among legally coerced and non-coerced adults
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:111. 2007

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. doi request reprint Changes in cannabis use among young people: impact on mental health
    Jan Copeland
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:325-9. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Effects of backpacking holidays in Australia on alcohol, tobacco and drug use of UK residents
    Mark A Bellis
    Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, Castle House, North Street, Liverpool, L3 2AY, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:1. 2007
    ..Here we examine changes in alcohol, tobacco and drug use when UK residents go backpacking in Australia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Young Australians and alcohol: the acceptabllity of ready-to-drink (RTD) alcoholic beverages among 12-30-year-olds
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 102:1740-6. 2007
    ..Use of these flavours may reduce the natural barrier of the often strong and unpleasant flavour of alcohol to early experimentation and regular and heavy use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Web-based interventions for substance use disorders: a qualitative review
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia 2052
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:109-16. 2004
    ..c) 2004 Elsevier Science Inc. All rights reserved...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Cannabis Problems Questionnaire: factor structure, reliability, and validity
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:313-9. 2005
    ..To develop a multi-dimensional valid and reliable measure of cannabis-related problems...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy and the concomitant use of pharmaceuticals
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 31:367-70. 2006
    ..Particular attention should be paid to informing users of the potentially fatal serotonin syndrome that is likely to arise from combining serotonin-enhancing substances, such as ecstasy or SSRI and MAOI groups of antidepressants...
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of brief cognitive-behavioral interventions for cannabis use disorder
    J Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 21:55-64; discussion 65-6. 2001
    ..This study supports the attractiveness and effectiveness of individual CBT interventions for cannabis use disorders and the need for multisite replication trials...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile of participants in a brief intervention program for cannabis use disorder
    J Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 20:45-52. 2001
    ..This study provides more evidence of the demand for, and nature of issues relevant to, interventions for cannabis use disorders, and supports the need for further research into how best to assist individuals with these disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anabolic-androgenic steroid use disorders among a sample of Australian competitive and recreational users
    J Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 60:91-6. 2000
    ..The only variable related to an AAS substance use disorder was reporting the experience of AAS-related aggression, which may be a useful clinical indicator of the disorder...
  10. pmc Cannabis treatment outcomes among legally coerced and non-coerced adults
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:111. 2007
    ..This study aims to compare the characteristics, psychosocial functioning and treatment outcome of those legally coerced into cannabis treatment compared to those entering treatment without legal coercion...
  11. doi request reprint Cannabis use disorder: epidemiology and management
    Jan Copeland
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int Rev Psychiatry 21:96-103. 2009
    ..With criminally involved young people and those with severe, persistent mental illness, longer and more intensive therapies provided by interdisciplinary teams may be required...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of treatment: findings of the 2000-2001 NSW minimum dataset of clients of alcohol and other drug treatment services
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:185-94. 2004
    ..The results of this paper illustrate the utility of the data collection for identifying emerging issues in the patterns of drug use and service delivery for clients with alcohol and other drug problems...
  13. doi request reprint Drug dependence and associated risks among female street-based sex workers in the greater Sydney area, Australia
    Amanda Roxburgh
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 43:1202-17. 2008
    ..This study examines drug use and dependence and associated risks among female street-based sex workers...
  14. doi request reprint Injecting risk behaviour and related harm among men who use performance- and image-enhancing drugs
    Briony Larance
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:679-86. 2008
    ..Our study examines the patterns of use, risk behaviours and related harm associated with PIEDs injection. We also report the ways in which PIEDs users currently seek injecting equipment and harm-reduction advice...
  15. doi request reprint Health outcomes associated with long-term regular cannabis and tobacco smoking
    Sally E Rooke
    University of New South Wales, National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, 22 32 King Street, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia
    Addict Behav 38:2207-13. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that using tobacco on its own and mixing it with cannabis may lead to worse physical health outcomes than using cannabis alone...
  16. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder among female street-based sex workers in the greater Sydney area, Australia
    Amanda Roxburgh
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 6:24. 2006
    ..It also investigates associations between current PTSD symptoms and: demographic characteristics, psychiatric comorbidity, injecting and sex risk behaviours, and trauma history...
  17. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a novel cannabis use intervention delivered by telephone
    Peter J Gates
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 107:2149-58. 2012
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  18. pmc Quantifying the clinical significance of cannabis withdrawal
    David J Allsop
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e44864. 2012
    ..In addition the study tests the influence of functional impairment from cannabis withdrawal on cannabis use during and after an abstinence attempt...
  19. doi request reprint Young people who attend specialist alcohol treatment: who are they and do they need special treatment?
    Devon Indig
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:336-40. 2008
    ..Here we examine the characteristics of treatment episodes for adolescents and young adults who present to specialist alcohol treatment in New South Wales (NSW)...
  20. doi request reprint Characteristics and comorbidity of drug and alcohol-related emergency department presentations detected by nursing triage text
    Devon Indig
    Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice, Justice Health, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 105:897-906. 2010
    ..This study used nursing triage text to detect drug- and alcohol-related emergency department (ED) presentations and describe their patient and service delivery characteristics...
  21. ncbi request reprint Applying technology to the treatment of cannabis use disorder: comparing telephone versus Internet delivery using data from two completed trials
    Sally E Rooke
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, PO Box 684, Randwick NSW, 2031, Australia Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:78-84. 2014
    ..Thus, participant preference may shape study populations, adherence, and outcome. ..
  22. doi request reprint A postal intervention for dependent cannabis users
    Melissa M Norberg
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:320-6. 2012
    ..In order to address this gap in treatment availability, the present study aimed to assess the feasibility of a mail-based intervention for regular cannabis users...
  23. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of cannabis use and cannabis-related harm in Australia 1993-2007
    Amanda Roxburgh
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 105:1071-9. 2010
    ..To examine trends in patterns of cannabis use and related harm in the Australian population between 1993 and 2007...
  24. ncbi request reprint The influence of product packaging on young people's palatability rating for RTDS and other alcoholic beverages
    Peter Gates
    The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:138-42. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint The Adolescent Cannabis Check-Up: feasibility of a brief intervention for young cannabis users
    Greg Martin
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Center, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:207-13. 2005
    ..The approach was acceptable to young people and associated with reductions in cannabis use. It appears to be a model that warrants further research in early and brief interventions for this population...
  26. doi request reprint Attitudes and beliefs of emergency department staff regarding alcohol-related presentations
    Devon Indig
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, 22 32 King Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Int Emerg Nurs 17:23-30. 2009
    ..This study examined emergency department (ED) staff attitudes and beliefs about alcohol-related ED presentations in order to recommend improved detection and brief intervention strategies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a brief instrument for routine outcome monitoring in opioid maintenance pharmacotherapy services: the brief treatment outcome measure (BTOM)
    Peter Lawrinson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:125-33. 2005
    ..This study focuses on opioid maintenance pharmacotherapy (OMP) services...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nabiximols as an agonist replacement therapy during cannabis withdrawal: a randomized clinical trial
    David J Allsop
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia2now with the School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    JAMA Psychiatry 71:281-91. 2014
    ..There are no medications approved for treating cannabis dependence or withdrawal. The cannabis extract nabiximols (Sativex), developed as a multiple sclerosis treatment, offers a potential agonist medication for cannabis withdrawal...
  29. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in the use of "club drugs": an Australian review
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1241-56. 2005
    ..This could be most easily achieved by the inclusion of MDMA, ketamine, and GHB in household surveys that are currently collected routinely in a number of countries...
  30. pmc Screening and managing cannabis use: comparing GP's and nurses' knowledge, beliefs, and behavior
    Melissa M Norberg
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, UNSW, PO Box 684, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:31. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate differences between GPs and nurses' perceived knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors toward cannabis use and its screening and management...
  31. ncbi request reprint Computer-delivered interventions for alcohol and tobacco use: a meta-analysis
    Sally Rooke
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Addiction 105:1381-90. 2010
    ..To quantify the overall effectiveness of computer-delivered interventions for alcohol and tobacco use...
  32. doi request reprint Barriers and facilitators to cannabis treatment
    Peter Gates
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:311-9. 2012
    ..There is a dearth of research examining the reasons for this observed underutilisation of treatment. The aim of this paper is to examine barriers and facilitators to entry into cannabis treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint The Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS) in an adolescent population of cannabis users: reliability, validity and diagnostic cut-off
    Greg Martin
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:90-3. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that the SDS is a reliable and valid measure of severity of cannabis dependence among adolescents, has high diagnostic utility, and that an SDS score of 4 may be indicative of cannabis dependence...
  34. ncbi request reprint Why are alcohol-related emergency department presentations under-detected? An exploratory study using nursing triage text
    Devon Indig
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:584-90. 2008
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  35. ncbi request reprint Determining a cut-off on the Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS) for alcohol dependence
    Peter Lawrinson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 32:1474-9. 2007
    ..A cut-off value for SDS-alcohol provides additional meaning and value to the scale for clients and clinicians and will enable researchers to characterise the prevalence of alcohol dependence in their target populations...
  36. ncbi request reprint The Adolescent Cannabis Problems Questionnaire (CPQ-A): psychometric properties
    Greg Martin
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 31:2238-48. 2006
    ..The findings show promise for the CPQ-A as a reliable, valid and potentially clinically useful measure of cannabis related problems among young people...
  37. ncbi request reprint The perceived health risks of cannabis use in an Australian household survey
    Bianca Calabria
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:809-12. 2012
    ..Perceived risks of cannabis use have rarely been researched in Australia. This paper reports on the beliefs about the adverse effects of cannabis use on health, social well-being, driving, mental health and changes in cannabis over time...
  38. doi request reprint The Cannabis Withdrawal Scale development: patterns and predictors of cannabis withdrawal and distress
    David J Allsop
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2031, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 119:123-9. 2011
    ..The aim is to develop and test the psychometrics of the Cannabis Withdrawal Scale and use it to explore predictors of cannabis withdrawal...
  39. pmc Successful and unsuccessful cannabis quitters: comparing group characteristics and quitting strategies
    Sally E Rooke
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, 22 32 King Street, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:30. 2011
    ..In order to improve treatments for cannabis use disorder, a better understanding of factors associated with successful quitting is required...
  40. pmc The effects of alcohol consumption, psychological distress and smoking status on emergency department presentations in New South Wales, Australia
    Devon Indig
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:46. 2007
    ..This paper examines the population-level associations and interactions between alcohol consumption, psychological distress and smoking status with having presented to an emergency department in the last 12 months...
  41. doi request reprint Young cannabis users in residential treatment: as distressed as other clients
    Anthony J Arcuri
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1335-45. 2011
    ..Residential treatment for primarily cannabis-dependent young people with complex and multiple needs can be supported...
  42. doi request reprint The Alcohol Treatment Outcome Measure (ATOM): a new clinical tool for standardising outcome measurement for alcohol treatment
    Melanie Simpson
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 34:121-4. 2009
    ..The instrument also demonstrated the ability to measure change in client functioning over time. Results suggest that the ATOM can be used successfully and confidently within alcohol treatment services...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of substance use amongst juvenile detainees in New South Wales 1989-99
    Jan Copeland
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Center, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:15-20. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint The detection of THC, CBD and CBN in the oral fluid of Sativex® patients using two on-site screening tests and LC-MS/MS
    Anna Molnar
    Centre for Forensic Science, University of Technology Sydney UTS, Broadway, Sydney 2007, NSW, Australia
    Forensic Sci Int 238:113-9. 2014
    ..Confirmatory analysis can identify Sativex(®) treatment through use of THC/CBD ratios, however, these ratios would unlikely be sufficient to differentiate non-medicinal cannabis use from Sativex(®) use if both are taken concurrently. ..
  45. pmc Effectiveness of a self-guided web-based cannabis treatment program: randomized controlled trial
    Sally Rooke
    University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e26. 2013
    ..To date, no study has tested the effectiveness of a fully self-guided web-based treatment for cannabis use and related problems...
  46. ncbi request reprint The role of experience in liking "read-to-drink" alcoholic beverages
    Richard J Stevenson
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:564-9. 2007
    ..The authors' results suggest that where there is perceptual similarity between the RTD and its soft-drink base, these beverages may provide an easy transition into alcohol consumption for novice drinkers...
  47. doi request reprint Development of a short cannabis problems questionnaire for adolescents in the community
    Heather Proudfoot
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 35:734-7. 2010
    ..This is the first short scale of cannabis problems derived for adolescents and it should prove a useful tool in both research and community applications...
  48. ncbi request reprint Patterns and harms of pharmaceutical drug use among ecstasy users in Australia
    Edmund Silins
    Centro Nacional para la Investigación sobre el Alcohol y las Drogas, Universidad de Nueva Gales del Sur, Sidney, Australia
    Adicciones 21:347-62. 2009
    ..This exploratory study had the broad aim to investigate the patterns and harms of concomitant use of pharmaceutical drugs and ecstasy, and to explore participants' experiences when visiting a General Practitioner (GP)...
  49. ncbi request reprint One year follow-up of cannabis dependence among long-term users in Sydney, Australia
    W Swift
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:309-18. 2000
    ..These data suggest that cannabis use and dependence are fairly stable among long-term users...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use among Australian adolescents: findings of the 1998 National Drug Strategy Household Survey
    A Reid
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:596-602. 2000
    ..To describe the prevalence, context and recent trends in cannabis use among Australian adolescents...
  51. ncbi request reprint Choosing a diagnostic cut-off for cannabis dependence
    W Swift
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 93:1681-92. 1998
    ..This paper aimed to investigate the diagnostic utility and appropriate diagnostic cut-offs of three short dependence measures among long-term cannabis users...
  52. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of long-term cannabis users in Sydney, Australia
    W Swift
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Eur Addict Res 4:190-7. 1998
    ..Polydrug use was common, with alcohol and tobacco almost universally used on a regular basis. More than half the drinkers in the sample were consuming alcohol at hazardous or harmful levels...
  53. doi request reprint Quantifying cannabis use with the timeline followback approach: a psychometric evaluation
    Melissa M Norberg
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Randwick, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 121:247-52. 2012
    ..The study extends the feasibility of using a cannabis substitute to reliably and validly measure quantity of cannabis use...
  54. pmc The adolescent cannabis check-up: randomized trial of a brief intervention for young cannabis users
    Greg Martin
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:407-14. 2008
    ..Between-group effect sizes were moderate. The approach is acceptable to participants and merits further evaluation with this difficult to reach population...
  55. ncbi request reprint Qualitative review of serotonin syndrome, ecstasy (MDMA) and the use of other serotonergic substances: hierarchy of risk
    Edmund Silins
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:649-55. 2007
    ..Findings highlight the importance of screening for the use of ecstasy and other serotonergic substances when prescribing antidepressant drugs...
  56. ncbi request reprint Patterns of use and harms associated with non-medical ketamine use
    Paul Dillon
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 2052 Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:23-8. 2003
    ..To (1) identify current patterns of non-medical ketamine use; and (2) identify potential harms associated with non-medical ketamine use...
  57. doi request reprint Alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use among six culturally diverse communities in Sydney
    Connie Donato-Hunt
    The Drug and Alcohol Multicultural Education Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:881-9. 2012
    ..A survey was conducted in 2004-2005 to investigate the risk of drug-related harm among Chinese, Vietnamese, Italian, Pasifika, Arabic-speaking and Spanish-speaking communities in Sydney...
  58. doi request reprint Caller satisfaction with the Cannabis Information and Helpline
    Peter Gates
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of NSW, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 17:93-8. 2011
    ..Despite the recognition that telephone services are possibly the easiest health-care service to access, ensuring consistent availability and accessibility remains paramount although not easy...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cannabis smoking and respiratory health: Consideration of the literature
    Peter Gates
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, University of New South Wales Medicine, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Respirology 19:655-62. 2014
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Experiences of marijuana-vaporizer users
    John M Malouff
    a Department of Psychology, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
    Subst Abus 35:127-8. 2014
    ..Using a marijuana vaporizer may have potential harm-reduction advantages on smoking marijuana, in that the user does not inhale smoke. Little research has been published on use of vaporizers...
  61. ncbi request reprint The effect of the ecstasy 'come-down' on the diagnosis of ecstasy dependence
    Rebecca McKetin
    Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Well Being, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 139:26-32. 2014
    ..We examined whether the acute after-effects of ecstasy use (i.e. the 'come-down') falsely lead to the identification of ecstasy withdrawal and the subsequent diagnosis of ecstasy dependence...
  62. ncbi request reprint Exploring experiences and attitudes about health care complaints among pregnant women, mothers and staff at an Opioid Treatment Service
    Cathryn E Finney Lamb
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 32:66-75. 2008
    ..They had difficulty assessing complaints to determine whether there were substantive health care issues that should be followed up. Women and staff believed that case managers had a role in providing support for the complaints process...
  63. doi request reprint Lithium carbonate in the management of cannabis withdrawal in humans: an open-label study
    A R Winstock
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Psychopharmacol 23:84-93. 2009
    ..This study provides evidence for the potential clinical utility and safety of lithium in the management of cannabis withdrawal. A randomised, placebo-controlled trial is recommended...
  64. ncbi request reprint A psycho-economic model of ecstasy consumption and related consequences: a multi-site study with community samples
    Arbi Ben Abdallah
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1651-84. 2007
    ..The implications of incorporating the role of economic factors in shaping a more refined understanding of addiction are discussed. Suggestions for future research and study limitations are also noted...
  65. ncbi request reprint Regional differences in injecting practices and other substance use-related behaviour among entrants into opioid maintenance pharmacotherapy treatment in New South Wales, Australia
    Peter Lawrinson
    National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100 Adelaide, SA 2001 Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:S95-102. 2006
    ..Investigations of injecting drug users (IDUs) have been conducted largely in urban areas. Those studies that compare rural and urban IDUs often utilise small and possibly unrepresentative samples...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use, depression and public health
    Jan Copeland
    Addiction 101:1380. 2006