C Treloar

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi A piece of the jigsaw of primary care: health professional perceptions of an integrated care model of hepatitis C management in the community
    Carla Treloar
    Centre for Social Research in Health, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Prim Health Care 6:129-34. 2014
  2. ncbi "I can't do this, it's too much": building social inclusion in cancer diagnosis and treatment experiences of Aboriginal people, their carers and health workers
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Int J Public Health 59:373-9. 2014
  3. ncbi Client and staff experiences of a co-located service for hepatitis C care in opioid substitution treatment settings in New South Wales, Australia
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Australia Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:529-34. 2013
  4. doi Understanding barriers to hepatitis C virus care and stigmatization from a social perspective
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 57:S51-5. 2013
  5. doi Knowledge and barriers associated with assessment and treatment for hepatitis C virus infection among people who inject drugs
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:918-24. 2012
  6. doi Structural constraints on the training of peer educators in hepatitis C prevention
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Health Educ Res 27:248-57. 2012
  7. doi Broadening discussions of "safe" in hepatitis C prevention: a close-up of swabbing in an analysis of video recordings of injecting practice
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 19:59-65. 2008
  8. ncbi "Look, I'm fit, I'm positive and I'll be all right, thank you very much": coping with hepatitis C treatment and unrealistic optimism
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 13:360-6. 2008
  9. ncbi 'You sort of switch off': exploring mindlessness in injecting drug users' accounts of blood
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Health Psychol 10:137-45. 2005
  10. doi Hepatitis C treatment in pharmacotherapy services: increasing treatment uptake needs a critical view
    Carla J Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:436-40. 2009

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi A piece of the jigsaw of primary care: health professional perceptions of an integrated care model of hepatitis C management in the community
    Carla Treloar
    Centre for Social Research in Health, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Prim Health Care 6:129-34. 2014
    ..This paper explores the experiences and perceptions of health professionals regarding the implementation of this clinic, with particular attention paid to the interprofessional relationships relevant to the clinic...
  2. ncbi "I can't do this, it's too much": building social inclusion in cancer diagnosis and treatment experiences of Aboriginal people, their carers and health workers
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Int J Public Health 59:373-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this paper was to explore the cancer care experiences of Aboriginal people in NSW using a social inclusion lens...
  3. ncbi Client and staff experiences of a co-located service for hepatitis C care in opioid substitution treatment settings in New South Wales, Australia
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Australia Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:529-34. 2013
    ..The aim of this qualitative study was to examine client and staff attitudes towards and experience of co-location of HCV and opioid substitution treatment (OST) services...
  4. doi Understanding barriers to hepatitis C virus care and stigmatization from a social perspective
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 57:S51-5. 2013
    ..We investigate a growing body of health services research that acknowledges the importance of stigma and demonstrates ways to build positive, enabling relationships between patient, health worker, and health setting. ..
  5. doi Knowledge and barriers associated with assessment and treatment for hepatitis C virus infection among people who inject drugs
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:918-24. 2012
    ..Further understanding is required of the relationship between HCV knowledge and treatment willingness, assessment and treatment in this population...
  6. doi Structural constraints on the training of peer educators in hepatitis C prevention
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Health Educ Res 27:248-57. 2012
    ..This would require an informed and responsive funder-a challenge to the current orthodoxy wherein peer education is increasingly delivered in formats predetermined by the funder...
  7. doi Broadening discussions of "safe" in hepatitis C prevention: a close-up of swabbing in an analysis of video recordings of injecting practice
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 19:59-65. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi "Look, I'm fit, I'm positive and I'll be all right, thank you very much": coping with hepatitis C treatment and unrealistic optimism
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 13:360-6. 2008
    ..Unrealistic optimism should be explored as part of pre-treatment assessments for hepatitis C treatment and considered throughout treatment to avoid delays in help seeking...
  9. ncbi 'You sort of switch off': exploring mindlessness in injecting drug users' accounts of blood
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Health Psychol 10:137-45. 2005
    ..Further work is required to generate fuller understandings of this construct on injecting drug use and to incorporate carefully and sensitively this tool into health promotion efforts...
  10. doi Hepatitis C treatment in pharmacotherapy services: increasing treatment uptake needs a critical view
    Carla J Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:436-40. 2009
    ..In an effort to increase the number of people undergoing hepatitis C treatment, a range of initiatives are planned or underway to provide treatment in non-specialist services, such as opioid pharmacotherapy treatment (OPT) clinics...
  11. doi Uptake and delivery of hepatitis C treatment in opiate substitution treatment: perceptions of clients and health professionals
    C Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Viral Hepat 17:839-44. 2010
    ..These findings emphasize the need for future research and delivery of services which addresses the complexity of care and treatment for people in marginalized social circumstances...
  12. ncbi "Fitness for duty": social, organisational and structural influences on the design and conduct of candidate hepatitis C vaccine trials involving people who inject drugs
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Vaccine 28:5228-36. 2010
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  13. ncbi A diagnosis of hepatitis C - insights from a study on patients' experiences
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 39:589-92. 2010
    ..Previous research has documented patient experiences of hepatitis C virus (HCV) diagnosis to be without sufficient pretest and post-test discussions - health professionals have expressed a need for training in this area...
  14. doi Factors associated with hepatitis C knowledge among a sample of treatment naive people who inject drugs
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 116:52-6. 2011
    ..Knowledge of hepatitis C and its treatment is one precursor to decisions about treatment...
  15. doi Evaluation of consumer participation demonstration projects in five Australian drug user treatment facilities: the impact of individual versus organizational stability in determining project progress
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 46:969-79. 2011
    ..These issues combined with the perceived "noncore" status of consumer participation resulted in none of the projects achieving all of their agreed goals...
  16. doi Social inclusion and hepatitis C: exploring new possibilities for prevention
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 9:397-404. 2011
    ..We will review the social inclusion literature to provide some examples of how hepatitis C prevention may be approached in innovative ways...
  17. ncbi Drug treatment clients' readiness for hepatitis C treatment: implications for expanding treatment services in drug and alcohol settings
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, 231F, Sir Robert Webster Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 32:570-6. 2008
    ..For those coping with anxiety or depression, the increased risk of a depressive episode under interferon treatment was a major barrier to treatment...
  18. ncbi Public opinion on needle and syringe programmes: avoiding assumptions for policy and practice
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:355-61. 2007
    ..Further, this evidence should be used in countering negative publicity surrounding these services...
  19. ncbi Hepatitis C-related discrimination in healthcare. Report of the Third Australasian Conference on Hepatitis C, Melbourne, March 202
    Carla J Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052
    Med J Aust 177:233-4. 2002
  20. ncbi Infection control in the context of hepatitis C disclosure: implications for education of healthcare professionals
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Webster Building, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 17:183-91. 2004
    ..Thus, infection control practices can be used as a tool to discriminate against people with hepatitis C. Social identity theory is used to illustrate these insights and to propose recommendations for education of health care workers...
  21. ncbi The experience of interferon-based treatments for hepatitis C infection
    Max Hopwood
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Qual Health Res 15:635-46. 2005
    ..The authors argue for further qualitative research to enhance knowledge of the impact of this therapy...
  22. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes about treatment for hepatitis C virus infection and barriers to treatment among current injection drug users in Australia
    Anna Doab
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S313-20. 2005
    ..Study participants at the methadone clinic had higher levels of consideration of treatment. These findings support the development of specific education programs regarding treatment for HCV infection for current IDUs...
  23. ncbi Receiving a hepatitis C-positive diagnosis
    M Hopwood
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 34:526-31. 2004
    ..There is a paucity of academic literature that describes patients' experiences of receiving a hepatitis C-positive diagnosis, doctors' explanations of the infection and referral to support services...
  24. doi Assessing community support for harm reduction services: comparing two measures
    Max Hopwood
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:385-91. 2010
    ..This study aimed to explore whether findings regarding community support for harm reduction services could be manipulated through priming of language and information contained within survey items...
  25. doi Disclosing hepatitis C infection within everyday contexts: implications for accessing support and healthcare
    Max Hopwood
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Health Psychol 15:811-8. 2010
    ..Bad reactions following disclosure are common and may impede health-seeking behaviour including uptake of hepatitis C treatment...
  26. doi Perceptions of discriminatory treatment by staff as predictors of drug treatment completion: utility of a mixed methods approach
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:491-7. 2010
    ..This research aimed to assess whether perceptions of discrimination by staff predict drug treatment completion...
  27. ncbi Blood and bioidentity: ideas about self, boundaries and risk among blood donors and people living with hepatitis C
    Catherine Waldby
    School of Sociology, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 59:1461-71. 2004
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  28. ncbi The drugs that dare not speak their name: Injecting and other illicit drug use during treatment for hepatitis C infection
    Max Hopwood
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 18:374-80. 2007
    ..Research which investigates the extent of illicit drug use during HCV treatment, the risks and benefits associated with their use in this context, and the harms of perpetuating a duplicitous healthcare system is required...
  29. ncbi Rural general practitioner apprehension about work related violence in australia
    Helen Tolhurst
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 11:237-41. 2003
    ..To identify levels of Australian rural general practitioners' apprehension about violence, factors effecting apprehension and the effect of apprehension on service provision...
  30. doi Is point of access to needles and syringes related to needle sharing? Comparing data collected from pharmacies and needle and syringe programs in south-east Sydney
    Joanne Bryant
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:364-70. 2010
    ..This paper examines patterns of equipment acquisition and risk for blood-borne virus transmission among injecting drug users who use pharmacies and needle and syringe programs (NSP) in south-east Sydney...
  31. ncbi Some characteristics of early-onset injection drug users prior to and at the time of their first injection
    Jeanne Abelson
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addiction 101:548-55. 2006
    ..This paper examines differences between early- and late-onset injection drug users (12-16 years versus 17-24 years) in terms of the antecedents and circumstances of first injection...
  32. ncbi Representations of people with HIV and hepatitis C in editorials of medical journals: discourses and interdiscursive relations
    Henrike Körner
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Commun Med 3:15-25. 2006
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  33. ncbi Resilient coping: applying adaptive responses to prior adversity during treatment for hepatitis C infection
    Max Hopwood
    National Centre in HIV Social Research NCHSR, Australia
    J Health Psychol 13:17-27. 2008
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  34. ncbi Initiators: an examination of young injecting drug users who initiate others to injecting
    Joanne Bryant
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 12:885-90. 2008
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  35. ncbi Pretreatment preparation and management of interferon-based therapy for hepatitis C virus infection
    Max Hopwood
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 59:248-54. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study to explore how healthcare professionals prepare patients for hepatitis C treatment and the management strategy used during this treatment...
  36. ncbi Equity of access to treatment, and barriers to treatment for illicit drug use in Australia
    Erol Digiusto
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 102:958-69. 2007
    ..This study investigated equity of access to treatment and barriers to treatment for illicit drug use, using Andersen's behavioural model of health service utilization...
  37. ncbi The gendered context of initiation to injecting drug use: evidence for women as active initiates
    Joanne Bryant
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:287-93. 2007
    ....
  38. doi Preventing transitions to injecting amongst young people: what is the role of Needle and Syringe Programmes?
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 21:160-4. 2010
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  39. ncbi Comparison of needle and syringe programme attendees and non-attendees from a high drug-using area in Sydney, New South Wales
    Wen Cao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:439-44. 2006
    ..Strategies to promote access to NSP and harm reduction services, including testing for blood-borne viruses, information provision and consideration of referral to treatment among non-NSP attendees are recommended...
  40. doi Exploring the role of consumer participation in drug treatment
    Loren Brener
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Level 2, Webster Building, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:172-5. 2009
    ..This research provides evidence to support the importance of consumer activity in drug treatment and should encourage drug treatment programs to afford clients appropriate levels of consumer participation...
  41. doi Needle sharing in regular sexual relationships: an examination of serodiscordance, drug using practices, and the gendered character of injecting
    Joanne Bryant
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 107:182-7. 2010
    ..This paper examines correlates of needle and other equipment sharing among injecting drug users (IDU) in regular heterosexual relationships...
  42. ncbi Barriers and facilitators for assessment and treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in the opioid substitution treatment setting: insights from the ETHOS study
    C Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Viral Hepat 21:560-7. 2014
    ..Further, the importance of a changing discourse of treatment is apparent from these data and could be enhanced by peer communication that provides information about successful treatment experiences. ..
  43. doi Factors associated with specialist assessment and treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in New South Wales, Australia
    J Grebely
    Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Viral Hepat 18:e104-16. 2011
    ..22, P < 0.001). These data identify modifiable patient-, provider- and systems-level barriers associated with HCV assessment and treatment in the community that could be addressed by targeted interventions...
  44. doi The lived experience of hepatitis C and its treatment among injecting drug users: qualitative synthesis
    Carla Treloar
    The University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Qual Health Res 19:1321-34. 2009
    ..We conclude by emphasizing the disconnects between the lived experience of hepatitis C among IDUs and Western health care system responses...
  45. ncbi Prisons, hepatitis C and harm minimisation
    Michael H Levy
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:647-9. 2007
    ..A two-stage approach is suggested: firstly, implementing programs of proven effectiveness consistently across the eight Australian jurisdictions, and, secondly, expanding current initiatives in the light of international "best practice"...
  46. ncbi Multidisciplinary cross-national studies: a commentary on issues of collaboration, methodology, analysis, and publication
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Qual Health Res 13:924-32. 2003
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  47. ncbi Evaluation of a revised instrument to assess the needs of men diagnosed with prostate cancer
    Janine M Duke
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Newcastle, 3rd Floor DMB, Royal Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, 2300, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 13:895-903. 2005
    ..The PCNQ was constructed in two parts with Part 1 measuring needs at diagnosis and initial treatment and Part 2 measuring current needs...