Affiliation: Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health
- Reducing adolescent clients' anger in a residential substance abuse treatment facilityRobert Adelman
Sundown Ranch Inc, Canton, Texas, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:325-7. 2005..A clinical performance improvement (PI) project was conducted to assess improvements in clients' ability to manage anger after the incorporation of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) into treatment...
- A response for substance and harm reduction in Pacific Island countries and territoriesRobert Power
Centre for International Health, Burnet Institute, 85 Commercial Road, GPO Box 2284, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
Harm Reduct J 12:48. 2015..We found that there is a lack of robust and current data for alcohol and other drugs in Pacific Island countries and territories. Further research funding is needed to build the limited knowledge of alcohol and other drug substance use. ..
- "But there are no snakes in the wood": risk mapping as an outcome measure in evaluating complex interventionsRobert Power
Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
Sex Transm Infect 83:232-6. 2007..Through a participatory workshop with adolescent boys and girls, an innovative "risk map research workshop" was developed to be conducted throughout the study sites...
- Heroin-gel capsule cocktails and groin injecting practices among ethnic Vietnamese in Melbourne, AustraliaPeter Higgs
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
Int J Drug Policy 20:340-6. 2009..Subsequently, diphenhydramine gel capsule injecting was identified among a subset of ethnic Vietnamese injecting drug users...
- Illicit drug use and responses in six Pacific Island countriesMadonna L Devaney
Centre for Harm Reduction, Burnet Institute, MelbourneTurning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Victoria, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 25:387-90. 2006..This review highlights the urgent need for strategic alcohol and drug research in the Pacific as a foundation for the development of policy...
- Gender, culture and harm: an exploratory study of female heroin users of Vietnamese ethnicityPeter Higgs
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Cult Health Sex 10:681-96. 2008..The data suggest that interventions which focus on the gendered nature of injecting practices within personal relationships may go some way to both reducing harm and increasing control for the women involved...
- A very low response rate in an on-line survey of medical practitionersCampbell Aitken
Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Aust N Z J Public Health 32:288-9. 2008..To report on the response rate achieved in a survey of medical practitioners and discuss the reasons for it...
- Managing information: using systematic data collection to estimate process and impact indicators related to harm reduction services in MyanmarSimon Baldwin
Burnet Institute, Centre for Harm Reduction, Melbourne, Australia
Int J Drug Policy 19:S74-9. 2008....
- The value of process evaluation in sustaining HIV harm reduction in the Russian FederationRobert Power
AIDS 16:303-4. 2002
- Injecting drug users' experiences of targeted harm reduction in the Russian FederationRobert Power
Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, The Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
Drug Alcohol Rev 24:69-77. 2005
- Injection drug users' perceptions of drug treatment services and attitudes toward substitution therapy: a qualitative study in three Russian citiesNatalia Bobrova
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
J Subst Abuse Treat 33:373-8. 2007..Although respondents had doubts that opiate substitution therapy could work effectively in Russia, most agreed that this type of treatment would help IDUs function better in the society...
- School based HIV prevention in Zimbabwe: feasibility and acceptability of evaluation trials using biological outcomesFrances M Cowan
Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
AIDS 16:1673-8. 2002..To determine the feasibility and acceptability of conducting a community randomized trial (CRT) of an adolescent reproductive health intervention (ARHI) using biological measures of effectiveness...
- HIV/AIDS harm reduction in IranEmran Razzaghi
Iranian National Centre for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Lancet 368:434-5. 2006
- Barriers to accessing drug treatment in Russia: a qualitative study among injecting drug users in two citiesNatalia Bobrova
Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Imperial College London, UK Mental Health NHS Trust, UK
Drug Alcohol Depend 82:S57-63. 2006..To assess factors influencing access to drug treatment among injecting drug users (IDUs) in two Russian cities...