John Strang

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Take-home emergency naloxone to prevent heroin overdose deaths after prison release: rationale and practicalities for the N-ALIVE randomized trial
    John Strang
    King s College London, National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry and the Maudsley, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    J Urban Health 90:983-96. 2013
  2. pmc Injecting drug use via femoral vein puncture: preliminary findings of a point-of-care ultrasound service for opioid-dependent groin injectors in treatment
    Richard Senbanjo
    Community Drug Services, KCA UK, 171, Beaver Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 7SG, UK
    Harm Reduct J 9:6. 2012
  3. pmc Impact of supervision of methadone consumption on deaths related to methadone overdose (1993-2008): analyses using OD4 index in England and Scotland
    John Strang
    Kings College London, National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8BB, UK
    BMJ 341:c4851. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Supervised injectable heroin or injectable methadone versus optimised oral methadone as treatment for chronic heroin addicts in England after persistent failure in orthodox treatment (RIOTT): a randomised trial
    John Strang
    King s College London, National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Lancet 375:1885-95. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Drug policy and the public good: evidence for effective interventions
    John Strang
    King s College London, National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Lancet 379:71-83. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Drugs and pregnancy--outcomes of women engaged with a specialist perinatal outreach addictions service
    Soraya Mayet
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:497-503. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Does active referral by a doctor or 12-Step peer improve 12-Step meeting attendance? Results from a pilot randomised control trial
    Victoria Manning
    Kings College London, National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8BB, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:131-7. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of combined naloxone/lofexidine in opiate detoxification: results from a double-blind randomized and placebo-controlled trial
    Tracy Beswick
    The National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Am J Addict 12:295-305. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship between prescribing and risk of opiate overdose among drug users in and out of maintenance treatment
    Lan Ho Man
    National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 10:35-40. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with the prescribing of buprenorphine or methadone for treatment of opiate dependence
    Gayle Ridge
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:95-100. 2009

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. pmc Take-home emergency naloxone to prevent heroin overdose deaths after prison release: rationale and practicalities for the N-ALIVE randomized trial
    John Strang
    King s College London, National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry and the Maudsley, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    J Urban Health 90:983-96. 2013
    ..Advocates call for implementation, while naysayers raise concerns. The issue does not need more public debate; it needs good science. ..
  2. pmc Injecting drug use via femoral vein puncture: preliminary findings of a point-of-care ultrasound service for opioid-dependent groin injectors in treatment
    Richard Senbanjo
    Community Drug Services, KCA UK, 171, Beaver Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 7SG, UK
    Harm Reduct J 9:6. 2012
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  3. pmc Impact of supervision of methadone consumption on deaths related to methadone overdose (1993-2008): analyses using OD4 index in England and Scotland
    John Strang
    Kings College London, National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8BB, UK
    BMJ 341:c4851. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of introduction of supervision of methadone dosing on deaths related to overdose of methadone in Scotland and England between 1993 and 2008 while controlling for increased prescribing of methadone...
  4. ncbi request reprint Supervised injectable heroin or injectable methadone versus optimised oral methadone as treatment for chronic heroin addicts in England after persistent failure in orthodox treatment (RIOTT): a randomised trial
    John Strang
    King s College London, National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Lancet 375:1885-95. 2010
    ..We aimed to compare the effectiveness of supervised injectable treatment with medicinal heroin (diamorphine or diacetylmorphine) or supervised injectable methadone versus optimised oral methadone for chronic heroin addiction...
  5. doi request reprint Drug policy and the public good: evidence for effective interventions
    John Strang
    King s College London, National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Lancet 379:71-83. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, important opportunities exist for science to inform these deliberations and guide the selection of policies that maximise the public good...
  6. doi request reprint Drugs and pregnancy--outcomes of women engaged with a specialist perinatal outreach addictions service
    Soraya Mayet
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:497-503. 2008
    ..Integrated perinatal addictions treatment may deliver benefits; however, engaging women into treatment earlier and reducing substance use before conception remains the objective...
  7. doi request reprint Does active referral by a doctor or 12-Step peer improve 12-Step meeting attendance? Results from a pilot randomised control trial
    Victoria Manning
    Kings College London, National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8BB, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:131-7. 2012
    ..Active engagement in 12-Step self-help groups (SHG) is associated with improvements in substance use outcomes during and after treatment, yet levels of participation in SHG meetings in the U.K. remain low...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of combined naloxone/lofexidine in opiate detoxification: results from a double-blind randomized and placebo-controlled trial
    Tracy Beswick
    The National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Am J Addict 12:295-305. 2003
    ..Implications for future research are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship between prescribing and risk of opiate overdose among drug users in and out of maintenance treatment
    Lan Ho Man
    National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 10:35-40. 2004
    ..Drug users' overdose risk may vary as a result of their prescribed and non-prescribed drug use. Interventions should be developed and tailored according to clients' needs and current use patterns...
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with the prescribing of buprenorphine or methadone for treatment of opiate dependence
    Gayle Ridge
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:95-100. 2009
    ..Buprenorphine was more likely to be prescribed for short-term detoxification and methadone for maintenance treatment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pharmacodynamics of diazepam co-administered with methadone or buprenorphine under high dose conditions in opioid dependent patients
    Nicholas Lintzeris
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, and South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, P O Box 48, 4 Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:187-94. 2007
    ..Benzodiazepine abuse is common among methadone- and buprenorphine-maintained patients; however interactions between these drugs under high dose conditions have not been adequately examined under controlled conditions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does prescribing for opiate addiction change after national guidelines? Methadone and buprenorphine prescribing to opiate addicts by general practitioners and hospital doctors in England, 1995-2005
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Addiction 102:761-70. 2007
    ..To assess changes in opiate prescribing (1995-2005) following a decade of national guidelines to address substandard opiate substitution prescribing for heroin addiction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of injectable opioid treatment v. oral methadone for chronic heroin addiction
    Sarah Byford
    Sarah Byford, PhD, Barbara Barrett, PhD, Centre for the Economics of Mental and Physical Health, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK Nicola Metrebian, PhD, Addictions Department, National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK Teodora Groshkova, PhD, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Lisbon, Portugal Maria Cary, MSc, Centre for the Economics of Mental and Physical Health, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK Vikki Charles, MA, Addictions Department, National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK Nicholas Lintzeris, PhD, The Langton Centre, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, NSW Health, Australia John Strang, MD, Addictions Department, National Addiction Centre, Italy
    Br J Psychiatry 203:341-9. 2013
    ..Despite evidence of the effectiveness of injectable opioid treatment compared with oral methadone for chronic heroin addiction, the additional cost of injectable treatment is considerable, and cost-effectiveness uncertain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Excessive drinking and other problem behaviours among 14-16 year old schoolchildren
    David Best
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry, PO Box 48, Addiction Sciences Building, 4 Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Addict Behav 31:1424-35. 2006
    ..Understanding and responding to alcohol misuse among adolescents requires attention to psychological, social and developmental factors other than alcohol consumption alone...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interactions on mixing diazepam with methadone or buprenorphine in maintenance patients
    Nicholas Lintzeris
    National Addiction Center, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:274-83. 2006
    ..Diazepam may significantly alter the response to opioid substitution treatment with methadone or buprenorphine...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment expectations and satisfaction of treatment-refractory opioid-dependent patients in RIOTT, the Randomised Injectable Opiate Treatment Trial, the UK's first supervised injectable maintenance clinics
    Teodora Groshkova
    National Addiction Centre, King s College London, London, UK European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Lisbon, Portugal
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:566-73. 2013
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Are cannabis users exposed to other drug use opportunities? Investigation of high-risk drug exposure opportunities among young cannabis users in London
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre, Addiction Sciences Building, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:185-91. 2005
    ..Interpretations of these data are considered and the need for more detailed study with an area of increasing public policy significance is discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use in adolescents: the impact of risk and protective factors and social functioning
    David Best
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:483-8. 2005
    ..Overall, the study showed that early onset, itself predicted by social networks, is linked to more frequent use of cannabis and that this appears to be sustained by less time spent with parents and more with drug-using peers...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of motivational interviewing delivered by youth workers in reducing drinking, cigarette and cannabis smoking among young people: quasi-experimental pilot study
    Emily Gray
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry King s College London, 4 Windsor Walk, Camberwell, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:535-9. 2005
    ..To test whether a single session of Motivational Interviewing (MI) focussing on drinking alcohol, and cigarette and cannabis smoking, would successfully lead to reductions in use or problems...
  20. doi request reprint Overdose training and take-home naloxone for opiate users: prospective cohort study of impact on knowledge and attitudes and subsequent management of overdoses
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry The Maudsley, Addiction Sciences Building, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Addiction 103:1648-57. 2008
    ..To examine the impact of training in overdose management and naloxone provision on the knowledge and confidence of current opiate users; and to record subsequent management of overdoses that occur during a 3-month follow-up period...
  21. doi request reprint Development of Opioid Overdose Knowledge (OOKS) and Attitudes (OOAS) Scales for take-home naloxone training evaluation
    Anna V Williams
    Addictions Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:383-6. 2013
    ..To develop an Opioid Overdose Knowledge Scale (OOKS) and an Opioid Overdose Attitudes Scale (OOAS) to evaluate take-home naloxone training...
  22. ncbi request reprint Commentary: decline in methadone-related deaths probably relates to increased supervision of methadone in UK
    Deborah Zador
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry and the Maudsley, 4 Windsor Walk, Camberwell, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1586-7. 2006
  23. doi request reprint Drugs, alcohol and pregnant women--changing characteristics of women engaging with a specialist perinatal outreach addictions service
    Soraya Mayet
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:490-6. 2008
    ..However, improvements are needed for engaging all referred women and accessing women at an earlier gestation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and acceptability of an intranasal diamorphine spray as an alternative to injectable diamorphine for maintenance treatment
    Timothy B Mitchell
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, and South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 12:91-5. 2006
    ..IN administration may be an alternative or supplementary form of diamorphine maintenance and deserves serious further investigation...
  25. ncbi request reprint The reliability of drug use data collected in the classroom: what is the problem, why does it matter and how should it be approached?
    Jim McCambridge
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry King s College London, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:413-8. 2006
    ..Implications for the development of effective drug prevention interventions in schools are also examined...
  26. doi request reprint Cluster randomised trial of the effectiveness of motivational interviewing for universal prevention
    Jim McCambridge
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:177-84. 2011
    ..This study aimed to test the effectiveness of adaptation of Motivational Interviewing (MI) for universal prevention purposes, i.e. to prevent initiation of new substance use among non-users, and to reduce risks among existing users...
  27. ncbi request reprint What difference does training make? A randomized trial with waiting-list control of general practitioners seeking advanced training in drug misuse
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry and the Maudsley, King s College London, London, UK
    Addiction 102:1637-47. 2007
    ..To measure changes in knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice of general practitioners (GPs) enrolled to receive training in the management of drug misusers...
  28. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of motivational interviewing compared with drug information and advice for early intervention among young cannabis users
    Jim McCambridge
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 103:1809-18. 2008
    ..To test the effectiveness of motivational interviewing (MI) in comparison with drug information and advice in opportunistically securing reductions in drug-related risk among young cannabis users not seeking help...
  29. ncbi request reprint Changes in route of drug administration among continuing heroin users: outcomes 1 year after intake to treatment
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Addict Behav 29:1085-94. 2004
    ..Reverse transitions" (from injecting to chasing) may represent a useful intermediate treatment goal for drug injectors who cannot achieve abstinence...
  30. ncbi request reprint Major disruptions of sleep during treatment of the opiate withdrawal syndrome: differences between methadone and lofexidine detoxification treatments
    Tracy Beswick
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addict Biol 8:49-57. 2003
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Comparisons of polydrug use at national and inner city levels in England: associations with demographic and socioeconomic factors
    Jennifer L Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre, King s College London, London, UK Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 23:636-45. 2013
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Deterioration over time in effect of Motivational Interviewing in reducing drug consumption and related risk among young people
    Jim McCambridge
    National Addiction Centre The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addiction 100:470-8. 2005
    ..To test whether beneficial effects of a single session of Motivational Interviewing (MI) on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use apparent after 3 months were maintained until 12 months...
  33. ncbi request reprint Persistence of drug use during imprisonment: relationship of drug type, recency of use and severity of dependence to use of heroin, cocaine and amphetamine in prison
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
    Addiction 101:1125-32. 2006
    ..To investigate the persistence of use of heroin, cocaine and amphetamine drugs during imprisonment, and to identify factors associated with increased levels of persistence...
  34. ncbi request reprint Getting by with a little help from your friends: the impact of peer networks on criminality in a cohort of treatment-seeking drug users
    David Best
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Addict Behav 28:597-603. 2003
    ..Social networks represent an important marker for integration in criminal networks in treatment-seeking drug users and a long-term barrier to rehabilitation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Encouraging GP alcohol intervention: pilot study of change-orientated reflective listening (CORL)
    Jim McCambridge
    National Addiction Centre The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 39:146-9. 2004
    ....
  36. doi request reprint After the randomised injectable opiate treatment trial: post-trial investigation of slow-release oral morphine as an alternative opiate maintenance medication
    Alyson J Bond
    Addictions Department, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:492-8. 2012
    ..To establish if slow-release oral morphine (SROM) is an acceptable maintenance medication in heroin users currently being prescribed injectable diamorphine, who are intolerant to supplementary methadone...
  37. ncbi request reprint Is attendance at Alcoholics Anonymous meetings after inpatient treatment related to improved outcomes? A 6-month follow-up study
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8RF, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:421-6. 2003
    ..This study investigates the relationship between attendance at Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings prior to, during, and after leaving treatment, and changes in clinical outcome following inpatient alcohol treatment...
  38. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment in dual diagnosis inpatients with schizophrenia and alcohol use disorder
    Victoria Manning
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8BB, UK
    Schizophr Res 114:98-104. 2009
    ..An understanding of the cognitive profile of people with dual diagnosis may help to tailor treatment delivery to meet their specific needs, enhance cognitive strengths, accommodate deficits and improve treatment outcomes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Does anyone care about names? How attendees at substance misuse services like to be addressed by health professionals
    Francis Keaney
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London and The Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 10:75-9. 2004
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Development of a structured generic drug intervention model for public health purposes: a brief application of motivational interviewing with young people
    Jim McCambridge
    National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:391-9. 2003
    ..McCambridge J, Strang J. Development of a structured generic drug intervention model for public health purposes: a brief application of motivational interviewing with young people...
  41. ncbi request reprint Heroin and methadone prescriptions from a London drug clinic over the first 15 years of operation (1968-1983): old records examined
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry The Maudsley, London, UK
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1227-38. 2006
    ..Reference to the original records reveals a more interesting picture than might be evident from the potentially selective recall of contemporary or historical commentators...
  42. ncbi request reprint Age of first use and ongoing patterns of legal and illegal drug use in a sample of young Londoners
    Jim McCambridge
    National Addiction Centre, Denmark Hill, London, England
    Subst Use Misuse 40:313-9. 2005
    ..In a series of regression models that take account of the influence of other factors, age of first use is found to have no relationship to levels of ongoing consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, and cannabis...
  43. doi request reprint Follow-up of provision of inpatient treatment for UK Healthcare Professionals with alcohol dependence: snapshot of a pilot specialist National Health Service
    Samantha R Gross
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, UK
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1916-25. 2009
    ..There is a need for supported and dedicated services for this group within the UK National Health Service. The study's limitations are noted...
  44. ncbi request reprint The relative impact of waiting time and treatment entry on drug and alcohol use
    David Best
    National Addiction Centre The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Addict Biol 7:67-74. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint A Short Alcohol Withdrawal Scale (SAWS): development and psychometric properties
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addict Biol 7:37-43. 2002
    ..The procedures leading to the development of the scale are described and results are presented showing that the SAWS has high internal consistency, and good construct and concurrent validity...
  46. pmc Loss of tolerance and overdose mortality after inpatient opiate detoxification: follow up study
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry and The Maudsley Hospital, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 326:959-60. 2003
  47. doi request reprint Brief, personality-targeted coping skills interventions and survival as a non-drug user over a 2-year period during adolescence
    Patricia J Conrod
    Addictions Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, 4 Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:85-93. 2010
    ..Selective interventions targeting personality risk are showing promise in the prevention of problematic drinking behavior, but their effect on illicit drug use has yet to be evaluated...
  48. pmc Supervised fixing rooms, supervised injectable maintenance clinics--understanding the difference
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre, King s College London, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 328:102-3. 2004
  49. pmc Effect of national guidelines on prescription of methadone: analysis of NHS prescription data, England 1990-2001
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 327:321-2. 2003
  50. pmc Cannabis use and the GP: brief motivational intervention increases clinical enquiry by GPs in a pilot study
    Jim McCambridge
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, Addiction Sciences Building, 4 Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF
    Br J Gen Pract 53:637-9. 2003
    ..Substantially more positive attitudes and greater clinical activity were observed following receipt of intervention...
  51. pmc The prescribing of methadone and other opioids to addicts: national survey of GPs in England and Wales
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre NAC, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London and The Maudsley
    Br J Gen Pract 55:444-51. 2005
    ..GPs occupy a pivotal position in relation to providing services to opiate misusers in the UK, and this is now cited to support initiatives in other countries...
  52. ncbi request reprint Can the practitioner correctly predict outcome in motivational interviewing?
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:83-8. 2004
    ..This area warrants more specific study...
  53. doi request reprint The fine line between harm reduction and harm production--development of a clinical policy on femoral (groin) injecting
    Deborah Zador
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 14:213-8. 2008
    ..This paper reports the reasons for, and outcome of, development of a clinical policy on injecting into the deep femoral vein (groin injecting)...
  54. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of single-session motivational interviewing in reducing drug consumption and perceptions of drug-related risk and harm among young people: results from a multi-site cluster randomized trial
    Jim McCambridge
    National Addiction Centre The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addiction 99:39-52. 2004
    ..To test whether a single session of motivational interviewing (discussing alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use) would lead successfully to reduction in use of these drugs or in perceptions of drug-related risk and harm among young people...
  55. ncbi request reprint Measuring therapeutic attitude among drug workers
    Ian P Albery
    Division of Psychology, South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, SE1 0AA, London, UK
    Addict Behav 28:995-1005. 2003
    ..Implications for the development of a process-driven theoretical understanding of TC and situational constraints are discussed, and applied recommendations for training intervention are presented...
  56. ncbi request reprint Dying for heroin: the increasing opioid-related mortality in the Republic of Ireland, 1980-1999
    Michael J A Kelleher
    National Addiction Centre and Maudsley Hospital, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 15:589-92. 2005
    ..Over the past 20 years there has been a steady rise in mortality associated with opioid misuse in several Western countries. We aimed to examine trends in opioid-related mortality over a 20-year period in the Republic of Ireland...
  57. doi request reprint Randomized trial of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), bupropion and NRT plus bupropion for smoking cessation: effectiveness in clinical practice
    John Stapleton
    Addictions Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK Cancer Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, UK
    Addiction 108:2193-201. 2013
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Training family members to manage heroin overdose and administer naloxone: randomized trial of effects on knowledge and attitudes
    Anna V Williams
    Addictions Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Addiction 109:250-9. 2014
    ..To evaluate a heroin overdose management training programme for family members based on emergency recovery procedures and take-home naloxone (THN) administration...
  59. ncbi request reprint Peer overdose resuscitation: multiple intervention strategies and time to response by drug users who witness overdose
    David Best
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 21:269-74. 2002
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Unmet drug and alcohol service needs of homeless people in London: a complex issue
    Jane Fountain
    Centre for Ethnicity and Health, University of Central Lancashire, London, UK
    Subst Use Misuse 38:377-93. 2003
    ..The challenge for services is to build these potential clients' motivation to accept health-conferring intervention...
  61. ncbi request reprint Sentenced to treatment: early experience of drug treatment and testing orders in England
    Emily Finch
    National Addiction Centre and South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 9:131-7. 2003
    ..The paper concludes that partnership working and clear objectives are vital for treatment programmes to operate effectively. More research is needed to explore the most optimum way to deliver treatment in the context of a DTTO...
  62. ncbi request reprint Increasing practice nurse access to alcohol training
    Ann Deehan
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 21:281-6. 2002
    ..A range of possibilities are identified as alternative approaches to the provision of elective training events which may be more acceptable to the target population of health-care staff...