Katherine Mills

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The feasibility and acceptability of a brief intervention for clients of substance use services experiencing symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:1094-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Integrated exposure-based therapy for co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder and substance dependence: a randomized controlled trial
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2052
    JAMA 308:690-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Assessing the prevalence of trauma exposure in epidemiological surveys
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, 2052 Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:407-15. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint An outcome evaluation of the New South Wales Sober Driver Programme: a remedial programme for recidivist drink drivers
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:65-74. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability of self-reported trauma exposure among people with heroin dependence: a longitudinal investigation
    Katherine Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 20:313-23. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of post-traumatic stress disorder on treatment outcomes for heroin dependence
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 102:447-54. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Young people with heroin dependence: findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:67-73. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder among people with heroin dependence in the Australian treatment outcome study (ATOS): prevalence and correlates
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:243-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The costs and outcomes of treatment for opioid dependence associated with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre of the University of New South Wales, Randwick, N S W 2052, Australia
    Psychiatr Serv 56:940-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Trauma, PTSD, and substance use disorders: findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, N S W 2052, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 163:652-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint The feasibility and acceptability of a brief intervention for clients of substance use services experiencing symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:1094-9. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to conduct a preliminary examination of the feasibility and acceptability of a brief intervention for PTSD symptoms among individuals seeking substance use treatment...
  2. doi request reprint Integrated exposure-based therapy for co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder and substance dependence: a randomized controlled trial
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2052
    JAMA 308:690-9. 2012
    ..There is concern that exposure therapy, an evidence-based cognitive-behavioral treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), may be inappropriate because of risk of relapse for patients with co-occurring substance dependence...
  3. doi request reprint Assessing the prevalence of trauma exposure in epidemiological surveys
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, 2052 Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:407-15. 2011
    ..There is limited empirical evidence on the impact of changes in measurement practices on these estimates. The present study examined the effect of increasing the number of events assessed on the prevalence of exposure longitudinally...
  4. ncbi request reprint An outcome evaluation of the New South Wales Sober Driver Programme: a remedial programme for recidivist drink drivers
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:65-74. 2008
    ..SDP combines educational components and elements of group cognitive behavioural therapy in relation to drink driving behaviour. It is delivered in conjunction with punitive sanctions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability of self-reported trauma exposure among people with heroin dependence: a longitudinal investigation
    Katherine Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 20:313-23. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that dependent heroin users are moderately reliable in their reports of trauma exposure, and their reports of trauma exposure are as reliable as those of nonsubstance use disordered samples...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of post-traumatic stress disorder on treatment outcomes for heroin dependence
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 102:447-54. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on 2-year treatment outcomes for heroin dependence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Young people with heroin dependence: findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:67-73. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that there is a limited window of opportunity in which early interventions may be applied before young heroin users progress to problematic use...
  8. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder among people with heroin dependence in the Australian treatment outcome study (ATOS): prevalence and correlates
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:243-9. 2005
    ..It is concluded that PTSD is highly prevalent among individuals with heroin dependence, presenting a significant challenge to treatment providers...
  9. ncbi request reprint The costs and outcomes of treatment for opioid dependence associated with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre of the University of New South Wales, Randwick, N S W 2052, Australia
    Psychiatr Serv 56:940-5. 2005
    ..This study examined the costs and outcomes of treatment for opiate dependence associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trauma, PTSD, and substance use disorders: findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
    Katherine L Mills
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, N S W 2052, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 163:652-8. 2006
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  11. doi request reprint Patterns of major depression and drug-related problems amongst heroin users across 36 months
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 166:7-14. 2009
    ..It was concluded that, with the exception of depression, the prognosis of depressed heroin users is not worse than that of non-depressed users...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence, correlates and comorbidity of DSM-IV Cannabis Use and Cannabis Use Disorders in Australia
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:1182-92. 2012
    ..To report nationally representative findings on the prevalence, correlates, psychiatric comorbidity and treatment of DSM-IV Cannabis Use and Cannabis Use Disorders in Australia...
  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of treatment on 3 years' outcome for heroin dependence: findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 103:80-8. 2008
    ..To examine the impact of treatment for heroin dependence on drug use, injection-related risk-taking, health problems, criminality and general physical and mental health over 3 years among heroin-dependent Australians...
  14. doi request reprint Comorbidity in Australia: findings of the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:606-14. 2009
    ..In this paper the comorbidity between common mental disorders (affective, substance use and anxiety) and between physical and mental disorders is examined...
  15. doi request reprint Benzodiazepine use among heroin users: baseline use, current use and clinical outcome
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:250-5. 2010
    ..Benzodiazepine use is associated with elevated levels of harm. The current study aimed to ascertain the long-term nature of the relationship between benzodiazepine use and clinical profile among heroin users...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patterns and costs of treatment for heroin dependence over 12 months: findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study
    Marian Shanahan
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:305-11. 2006
    ..To determine patterns and costs of treatment for heroin dependence over a 12-month period among a cohort of heroin users seeking treatment...
  17. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of DSM-IV alcohol abuse and dependence in Australia: findings of the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 105:2085-94. 2010
    ..To report nationally representative data on the prevalence and correlates (including psychiatric comorbidity and treatment) of DSM-IV alcohol abuse and dependence in Australian adults...
  18. doi request reprint Factor structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in the Australian general population
    Natacha Carragher
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 24:520-7. 2010
    ..The present findings renew calls in the structural literature suggesting that the structure of PTSD should be revised in DSM-V...
  19. doi request reprint Alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs: the relationship with illicit drugs in the treatment of substance users
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 47:963-71. 2012
    ..We specifically advocate for: (1) more epidemiological studies of relationships among alcohol, tobacco, and other illicit drug use; and (2) increased research on treatment options that address the problematic use of all of these drugs...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Patterns of sustained heroin abstinence amongst long-term, dependent heroin users: 36 months findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 32:1897-906. 2007
    ..To determine patterns of past month, 12 month and sustained 36 month heroin abstinence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of attempted suicide by heroin users over a 3-year period: findings from the Australian treatment outcome study
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:146-52. 2007
    ..Given the strong predictive value of suicidal ideation and previous attempts, regular brief screening would appear warranted to identify those at greatest risk...
  23. pmc Patterns of nonfatal heroin overdose over a 3-year period: findings from the Australian treatment outcome study
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Urban Health 84:283-91. 2007
    ..While overdose rates declined after extensive treatment, substantial proportions continued to overdose in each year, and this was strongly associated with overdose history...
  24. ncbi request reprint Changes in the use of medical services and prescription drugs among heroin users over two years
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:153-9. 2007
    ..While ATOS participants continued to be frequent users of health services, the cohort reported reduced levels of drug-seeking and risk commensurate with their reductions in drug use...
  25. doi request reprint The ageing heroin user: career length, clinical profile and outcomes across 36 months
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:243-9. 2009
    ..The study examined the relationships between length of career (LOC), clinical presentation and outcomes across 36 months among a cohort of 615 heroin users...
  26. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder and persistently elevated levels of risk in 36-month outcomes for the treatment of heroin dependence
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 102:1140-6. 2007
    ..Aims: To determine the effects of borderline personality disorder (BPD) on 36-month outcomes for the treatment of heroin dependence...
  27. doi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicidality in inpatients with substance use disorders
    Glenys Dore
    Northern Sydney Drug and Alcohol Service, Herbert St Clinic, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:294-302. 2012
    ..However, limited research has been conducted among Australian SUD patients. The aim of the present study was to examine the prevalence of these disorders in a group of Australian patients admitted for detoxification...