Affiliation: King's College London
- Minimizing respondent attrition in longitudinal research: practical implications from a cohort study of adolescent drinkingAnnabel Boys
National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Addiction Sciences Building, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8AF, UK
J Adolesc 26:363-73. 2003..The success of the current project is notable as this type of population is notoriously difficult to retain in longitudinal studies...
- Substance use among young people: the relationship between perceived functions and intentionsA Boys
National Addiction Centre, London, UK
Addiction 94:1043-50. 1999..To explore the relationship between young people's use of psychoactive substances, perceived functions for using, the experience of negative effects, and the influences of these variables on their intention to use substances again...
- Perceived functions predict intensity of use and problems in young polysubstance usersAnnabel Boys
National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
Addiction 98:951-63. 2003..To model consumption patterns and problems associated with alcohol, cannabis, ecstasy, amphetamine and cocaine hydrochloride use in a non-treatment sample of young polysubstance users...
- Psychiatric morbidity and substance use in young people aged 13-15 years: results from the Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental HealthA Boys
National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Br J Psychiatry 182:509-17. 2003..Psychoactive substance use is strongly associated with psychiatric morbidity in both adults and adolescents...
- Drug use and initiation in prison: results from a national prison survey in England and WalesA Boys
National Addiction Centre, Kings College London, UK
Addiction 97:1551-60. 2002..To investigate heroin and cocaine use in a sample of British prisoners, and to explore the characteristics of inmates who use these drugs for the first time while in prison...
- Psychosis and drug dependence: results from a national survey of prisonersM Farrell
National Addiction Centre, London Royal Free and University College Medical School, London
Br J Psychiatry 181:393-8. 2002..The links between drug use and psychosis are of major aetiological and prognostic significance. Psychosis and drug dependence frequently co-occur within the prison population, providing the opportunity to study this link more closely...
- Understanding reasons for drug use amongst young people: a functional perspectiveA Boys
National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Health Educ Res 16:457-69. 2001..Targeting substances that are perceived to fulfil similar functions and addressing issues concerning the substitution of one substance for another may also strengthen education and prevention efforts...
- Alcohol use by young people from different ethnic groups: consumption, intoxication and negative consequencesGarry Stillwell
National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windson Walk, London, UK
Ethn Health 9:171-87. 2004..To investigate alcohol consumption among mid-adolescents from different ethnic groups and explore overall and gender variations in drinking behaviours...
- Changes to methadone clearance during pregnancyKim Wolff
National Addiction Centre, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Addiction Sciences Building, 4, Windsor Walk, London, SE5 8AF, UK
Eur J Clin Pharmacol 61:763-8. 2005..A secondary objective was to evaluate the outcome of pregnancy...
- Predictors of mental health service utilization in the 12 months before imprisonment: analysis of results from a national prisons surveyMichael Farrell
Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:548-53. 2006..To describe the self-reported history of health service utilization and help-seeking to those who are drug-dependent in the period of time prior to imprisonment...
- An evaluation of a brief motivational intervention among young ecstasy and cocaine users: no effect on substance and alcohol use outcomesJohn Marsden
Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
Addiction 101:1014-26. 2006..To investigate whether a stimulant- and alcohol-focused brief motivational intervention induces positive behaviour change among young, regular users of MDMA ('ecstasy'), cocaine powder and crack cocaine...