James Shearer

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pilot randomized double blind placebo-controlled study of dexamphetamine for cocaine dependence
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 98:1137-41. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapies for problematic psychostimulant use: a review of current research
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:203-11. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Value for money in drug treatment: economic evaluation of prison methadone
    Emma Warren
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation, CHERE, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:160-6. 2006
  4. doi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of modafinil (200 mg/day) for methamphetamine dependence
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 104:224-33. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Hair analysis underestimates heroin use in prisoners
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:425-31. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Four-year follow-up of imprisoned male heroin users and methadone treatment: mortality, re-incarceration and hepatitis C infection
    Kate A Dolan
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 100:820-8. 2005
  7. doi request reprint The acceptability of combined methadone-naloxone treatment: Consumer and provider views on the potential utility of methadone-naloxone
    James Shearer
    The Langton Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:138-43. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Contemporary cocaine use patterns and associated harms in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:537-43. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The acceptability, safety, and tolerability of methadone/naloxone in a 50:1 ratio
    James Bell
    The Langton Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:146-53. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The principles of agonist pharmacotherapy for psychostimulant dependence
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:301-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Pilot randomized double blind placebo-controlled study of dexamphetamine for cocaine dependence
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 98:1137-41. 2003
    ..To establish the feasibility of conducting a placebo-controlled clinical trial of dexamphetamine replacement therapy for cocaine dependence and to obtain preliminary data...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapies for problematic psychostimulant use: a review of current research
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:203-11. 2004
    ..The harms associated with problematic psychostimulant use warrant further controlled research in innovative approaches integrated with psychosocial interventions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Value for money in drug treatment: economic evaluation of prison methadone
    Emma Warren
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation, CHERE, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:160-6. 2006
    ..One reason for this is the complexity of undertaking evaluations in the prison setting. This paper estimates the cost-effectiveness of the New South Wales (NSW) prison methadone program...
  4. doi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of modafinil (200 mg/day) for methamphetamine dependence
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 104:224-33. 2009
    ..To examine the safety and efficacy of modafinil (200 mg/day) compared to placebo in the treatment of methamphetamine dependence and to examine predictors of post-treatment outcome...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hair analysis underestimates heroin use in prisoners
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:425-31. 2006
    ..001) between self-reported frequency of heroin use and morphine concentrations in hair. Sectional hair analysis, a reflection of duration of drug use, was uninformative and generally impractical due to the length of hair sections needed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Four-year follow-up of imprisoned male heroin users and methadone treatment: mortality, re-incarceration and hepatitis C infection
    Kate A Dolan
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 100:820-8. 2005
    ..To examine the long-term impact of methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) on mortality, re-incarceration and hepatitis C seroconversion in imprisoned male heroin users...
  7. doi request reprint The acceptability of combined methadone-naloxone treatment: Consumer and provider views on the potential utility of methadone-naloxone
    James Shearer
    The Langton Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:138-43. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the acceptability of methadone-naloxone through interviews with potential consumers and treatment providers about their attitudes and beliefs about combining methadone with naloxone...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contemporary cocaine use patterns and associated harms in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:537-43. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The acceptability, safety, and tolerability of methadone/naloxone in a 50:1 ratio
    James Bell
    The Langton Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:146-53. 2009
    ..Methadone-naloxone in 50:1 ratio has the pharmacological properties to be a useful combination product for treatment of heroin addiction with reduced risk of injection...
  10. doi request reprint The principles of agonist pharmacotherapy for psychostimulant dependence
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:301-8. 2008
    ..No medications to date have been any more successful than placebo in reducing psychostimulant use in dependent patients. Agonist strategies have attracted limited attention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Can drug injectors be encouraged to adopt non-injecting routes of administration (NIROA) for drugs?
    Kate Dolan
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:281-6. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial approaches to psychostimulant dependence: a systematic review
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 32:41-52. 2007
    ..It is concluded that psychosocial interventions are moderately effective in reducing psychostimulant use and related harms among psychostimulant-dependent persons...
  13. ncbi request reprint Substitution therapy for amphetamine users
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 21:179-85. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness analysis of smoking cessation interventions
    James Shearer
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:428-34. 2006
    ..To identify which smoking cessation interventions provide the most efficient use of health care resources at a population level...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the condom distribution program in New South Wales Prisons, Australia
    Kate Dolan
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Law Med Ethics 32:124-8. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial of methadone maintenance treatment versus wait list control in an Australian prison system
    Kate A Dolan
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:59-65. 2003
    ..The aim was to determine whether methadone maintenance treatment reduced heroin use, syringe sharing and HIV or hepatitis C incidence among prisoners...
  17. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of switch to lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) monotherapy from nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-based therapy
    Gerald Pierone
    AIDS Research and Treatment Center of Treasure Coast, Ft Pierce, Florida, USA
    HIV Clin Trials 7:237-45. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Agonist-like, replacement pharmacotherapy for stimulant abuse and dependence
    John Grabowski
    Substance Abuse Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1300 Moursund Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1439-64. 2004
    ....
  19. doi request reprint An open-label pilot study to determine the efficacy of lopinavir/ritonavir and tenofovir DF in the treatment of HIV-infected patients experiencing first virologic failure on a non-nucleoside-based regimen
    Gerald Pierone
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:263-6. 2008