M Teesson

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint The CLIMATE schools combined study: a cluster randomised controlled trial of a universal Internet-based prevention program for youth substance misuse, depression and anxiety
    Maree Teesson
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 22 32 King Street, Randwick, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:32. 2014
  3. pmc The CAP study, evaluation of integrated universal and selective prevention strategies for youth alcohol misuse: study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 22 32 King Street, Randwick, NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:118. 2012
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Australian school-based prevention programs for alcohol and other drugs: a systematic review
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:731-6. 2012
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in homeless men and women in inner Sydney
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:162-8. 2004
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and other drug use disorders among homeless people in Australia
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 38:463-74. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The structure of cannabis dependence in the community
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:255-62. 2002

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint The CLIMATE schools combined study: a cluster randomised controlled trial of a universal Internet-based prevention program for youth substance misuse, depression and anxiety
    Maree Teesson
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 22 32 King Street, Randwick, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:32. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc The CAP study, evaluation of integrated universal and selective prevention strategies for youth alcohol misuse: study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 22 32 King Street, Randwick, NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:118. 2012
    ..This article describes the development and protocol of the CAP study which aims to prevent alcohol misuse and related harms in Australian adolescents...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Australian school-based prevention programs for alcohol and other drugs: a systematic review
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:731-6. 2012
    ..This paper reports the type and efficacy of Australian school-based prevention programs for alcohol and other drugs...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in homeless men and women in inner Sydney
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:162-8. 2004
    ..To determine the 12-month prevalence of mental disorders among homeless people in inner Sydney and compare this data with data collected on homeless populations in other Western cities...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and other drug use disorders among homeless people in Australia
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 38:463-74. 2003
    ..Reasons for this difference are explored...
  10. ncbi request reprint The structure of cannabis dependence in the community
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:255-62. 2002
    ..This paper describes a confirmatory factor analysis of the DSM-IV cannabis abuse and dependence criteria, using general population data...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Alcohol- and drug-use disorders in Australia: implications of the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    M Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:206-13. 2000
    ..This study reports the prevalence and correlates of ICD-10 alcohol- and drug-use disorders in the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing (NSMHWB) and discusses their implications for treatment...
  14. doi request reprint Affective and anxiety disorders and their relationship with chronic physical conditions 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
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:939-46. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Attempted suicide among entrants to three treatment modalities for heroin dependence in the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS): prevalence and risk factors
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:1-10. 2004
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of baseline cocaine use on treatment outcomes for heroin dependence over 24 months: findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study
    Anna Williamson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:287-93. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effects of baseline cocaine use on treatment outcomes for heroin dependence over a 24-month period...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use and dependence among Australian adults: results from the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    W Swift
    Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 96:737-48. 2001
    ..To examine: (i) the prevalence of cannabis use and DSM-IV cannabis dependence among Australian adults, and (ii) correlates of level of cannabis involvement...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after detoxification 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
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:241-7. 2006
    ..Psychopathology showed less change. Detoxification may, in some part, function as a gateway to further treatment and those entering DTX showed modest but significant improvements across drug use and crime at 3 months...
  21. ncbi request reprint Attempted suicide among heroin users: 12-month outcomes from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:177-86. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Substance use disorders in an Australian community survey
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 21:275-80. 2002
    ..A third (33%) of those people with an alcohol use disorder and 42% of those with a drug use disorder had consulted a health professional in the past 12 months for their substance use disorder...
  23. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone versus acamprosate in the treatment of alcohol dependence: A multi-centre, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Kirsten C Morley
    Central Clinical School of Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 101:1451-62. 2006
    ..To compare the efficacy of acamprosate and naltrexone in the treatment of alcohol dependence...
  24. doi request reprint Remission from post-traumatic stress disorder in the general population
    C Chapman
    The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Med 42:1695-703. 2012
    ..This study examined trauma experience, symptom severity, co-morbidity, service use and time to PTSD remission in a large population sample...
  25. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of DSM-IV and ICD-10 cannabis dependence among Australian adults: results from the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    W Swift
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Sydney
    Drug Alcohol Depend 63:147-53. 2001
    ..There was good to excellent diagnostic concordance (kappas = 0.7-0.9) between systems for dependence but not for abuse/harmful use (Y = 0.4). These findings provide some support for the validity of cannabis dependence...
  26. ncbi request reprint Depression among entrants to treatment for heroin dependence in the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS): prevalence, correlates and treatment seeking
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:309-15. 2005
    ..To determine the rate of current major depressive disorder (MDD) among entrants to treatment for heroin dependence in three treatment modalities and a non-treatment comparison group; and to ascertain factors associated with depression...
  27. doi request reprint CLIMATE Schools: alcohol module: cross-validation of a school-based prevention programme for alcohol misuse
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:201-7. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to conduct a cross-validation trial of the efficacy of a computerized school-based intervention for alcohol misuse in adolescents...
  28. doi request reprint A taxometric study of alcohol abuse and dependence in a general population sample: evidence of dimensional latent structure and implications for DSM-V
    Tim Slade
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 104:742-51. 2009
    ..To explore, with the aid of taxometric analysis, whether alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence are each conceptualized most effectively as single latent dimensions or distinct latent categories...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint The Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS): what have we learnt about treatment for heroin dependence?
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:49-54. 2007
    ..It is argued that treatment for heroin dependence is money well spent, and leads to clear and sustained benefits to both heroin users and society...
  33. doi request reprint Changes and predictors of change in the physical health status of heroin users over 24 months
    Anna Williamson
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 104:465-70. 2009
    ..i) To describe the course of physical health among the ATOS cohort over 24 months; and (ii) to examine the effects of treatment, drug use patterns and social and psychological factors on health status over 24 months...
  34. doi request reprint The association of alcohol dependence with general practice attendance
    Heather Proudfoot
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:154-9. 2009
    ..This study was designed to examine the relationship between alcohol dependence and general practitioner (GP) service attendance in Australia...
  35. doi request reprint The epidemiology of DSM-IV alcohol use disorders amongst young adults in the Australian population
    Louise Mewton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:185-91. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the descriptive epidemiology of 12-month alcohol use disorders (AUDs) amongst young adults in the Australian general population...
  36. doi request reprint An item response analysis of the DSM-IV criteria for major depression: findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Natacha Carragher
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Affect Disord 130:92-8. 2011
    ..This study examines the psychometric properties and presence of gender bias in the major depression criteria using data from the Australian general population...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Internet-based prevention for alcohol and cannabis use: final results of the Climate Schools course
    Nicola C Newton
    University of New South Wales, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 105:749-59. 2010
    ..To establish the long-term efficacy of a universal internet-based alcohol and cannabis prevention programme in schools...
  40. doi request reprint "Youthful epidemic" or diagnostic bias? Differential item functioning of DSM-IV cannabis use criteria in an Australian general population survey
    Louise Mewton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 35:408-13. 2010
    ..The current study aims to investigate whether there is any age-related differential item functioning in the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for cannabis use disorders using an item response theory approach...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. doi request reprint Delivering prevention for alcohol and cannabis using the Internet: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Prev Med 48:579-84. 2009
    ..To establish the efficacy of an internet based prevention program to reduce alcohol and cannabis use in adolescents...
  44. doi request reprint A computerized harm minimization prevention program for alcohol misuse and related harms: randomized controlled trial
    Laura Vogl
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 104:564-75. 2009
    ..This study was the first to examine a computerized harm minimization intervention to reduce alcohol misuse and related harms in adolescents...
  45. 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...
  46. 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)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Twelve-month outcomes for heroin dependence treatments: does route of administration matter?
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:165-71. 2005
    ..It is concluded that, among those presenting for treatment, route of administration is not an indicator of likely outcome...
  48. ncbi request reprint Substance use, dependence and treatment seeking in the United States and Australia: a cross-national comparison
    Maree Teesson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:149-55. 2006
    ..To compare the prevalence of alcohol and drug use, dependence and treatment seeking in the United States of America and Australia...
  49. ncbi request reprint The impact of borderline personality disorder on 12-month outcomes for the treatment of heroin dependence
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 100:1121-30. 2005
    ..To determine the effects of borderline personality disorder (BPD) on 12-month treatment retention and outcomes for the treatment of heroin dependence...
  50. ncbi request reprint The structure of alcohol dependence in the community
    Heather Proudfoot
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:21-6. 2006
    ..This paper describes a confirmatory factor analysis of the DSM-IV alcohol abuse and dependence criteria in a general population sample...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint Non-injecting routes of administration among entrants to three treatment modalities for heroin dependence
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:177-83. 2004
    ..While this group is younger, and has substantially reduced risk of overdose and blood borne virus transmission, the physical and psychological health of non-injectors mirrors that of injectors...
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder and risk-taking among heroin users: findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, P O Box 1, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 74:77-83. 2004
    ..To determine the relationship between borderline personality disorder (BPD), antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) and harm among current heroin users...
  57. 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
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint The effect of persistence of cocaine use on 12-month outcomes for the treatment of heroin dependence
    Anna Williamson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Randwick Campus, 22 32 King St, Randwick, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:293-300. 2006
    ..To determine the effects of cocaine use across the study period on outcomes of treatment for heroin dependence 12 months post-treatment entry...
  59. ncbi request reprint Health service utilization and benzodiazepine use among heroin users: findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 98:1129-35. 2003
    ..To determine levels of health service utilization among heroin users, the types of prescription drugs obtained by heroin users and the contribution of benzodiazepine use in health service utilization and prescribed drug use...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Non-fatal heroin overdose, treatment exposure and client characteristics: findings from the Australian treatment outcome study (ATOS)
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:425-32. 2005
    ..62). Other independent predictors of overdose over follow-up were more extensive polydrug use (OR 1.40), and having overdosed in the year preceding the study (OR 7.87)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Depression among heroin users: 12-Month outcomes from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Alys Havard
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:355-62. 2006
    ..Although caution in interpreting these relationships is advised given the potential for confounding by client characteristics, the findings of this study illustrate the need to consider depression in the treatment of heroin dependence...
  66. ncbi request reprint The association between cocaine use and short-term outcomes for the treatment of heroin dependence: findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS)
    Anna Williamson
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:141-8. 2006
    ..It appears that cocaine use has a strong negative effect on treatment outcome over and above that caused by polydrug use generally...
  67. 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
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Reductions in heroin use are not associated with increases in other drug use: 2-year findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study
    Shane Darke
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:201-5. 2006
    ..To determine whether reductions in frequency of heroin use were associated with reductions in the use of other drugs over a 24-month period...
  69. ncbi request reprint Who seeks treatment for alcohol dependence? Findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Heather Proudfoot
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2052, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:451-6. 2002
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Measurement of need for care: a trial of the Camberwell Assessment of Need and the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales
    C Issakidis
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 33:754-9. 1999
    ..This study addresses these discrepancies in an Australian setting...
  71. doi request reprint Do acamprosate or naltrexone have an effect on daily drinking by reducing craving for alcohol?
    Kylie Richardson
    Central Clinical School of Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 103:953-9. 2008
    ..To explore the effect of acamprosate and naltrexone on craving and alcohol consumption in the treatment of alcohol dependence...
  72. ncbi request reprint Assertive community treatment--issues from scientific and clinical literature with implications for practice
    Alan Rosen
    Royal North Shore Hospital and Community Mental Health Services, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:813-25. 2007
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  73. doi request reprint Issues with recruitment to randomised controlled trials in the drug and alcohol field: a literature review and Australian case study
    Clare L Thomson
    Drug Health Services, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:115-22. 2008
    ..However, subject recruitment is an ongoing challenge for those conducting RCTs and may have a serious impact on the success of the study and the reliability of the outcomes...
  74. ncbi request reprint Co-morbidity of mental disorders and substance misuse--introduction
    David J Kavanagh
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:405-6. 2004
  75. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use and psychotic disorders: an update
    Wayne Hall
    Office of Public Policy and Ethics, Institute for Molecular Bioscience University of Queensland Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:433-43. 2004
    ..It seems more likely that cannabis use can precipitate schizophrenia in vulnerable individuals. There is also reasonable evidence for the third hypothesis that cannabis use exacerbates psychosis...
  76. ncbi request reprint Problem alcohol use in young Australian adults
    Sophie C Reid
    Centre for Adolescent Health, 2 Gatehouse Street, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:436-41. 2007
    ..To examine the extent to which excessive drinking in young adults is associated with alcohol abuse and dependence...
  77. ncbi request reprint Cannabis and psychosis: extending the debate
    Maree Teesson
    Addiction 99:1352-3. 2004
  78. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of compliance therapy in pharmacotherapy for alcohol dependence: a randomized controlled trial
    Sophie C Reid
    Drug Health Services, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    J Stud Alcohol 66:833-41. 2005
    ..This study sought to evaluate the effectiveness of compliance therapy in increasing adherence to pharmacological treatment for alcohol dependence...