Nicola C Newton

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Developing the climate schools: Alcohol and Cannabis Module: a harm-minimization, universal drug prevention program facilitated by the internet
    Nicola Clare Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 22 32 King Street, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1651-63. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Adolescent substance misuse: neurobiology and evidence-based interventions
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 22 32 King Street, Randwick, 2052 N S W, Australia
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 13:685-708. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Developing the climate schools: ecstasy module--a universal Internet-based drug prevention program
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:372-80. 2012
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint The long-term effectiveness of a selective, personality-targeted prevention program in reducing alcohol use and related harms: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Nicola C Newton
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 57:1056-65. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Concurrent and prospective associations between bullying victimization and substance use among Australian adolescents
    Erin V Kelly
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 154:63-8. 2015
  10. doi request reprint A systematic review of school-based alcohol and other drug prevention programs facilitated by computers or the internet
    Katrina E Champion
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:115-23. 2013

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Publications28

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Developing the climate schools: Alcohol and Cannabis Module: a harm-minimization, universal drug prevention program facilitated by the internet
    Nicola Clare Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 22 32 King Street, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1651-63. 2011
    ..This article describes the formative research and process of planning that formed the development of the program and the evidence base underpinning the approach. The study's limitations are noted...
  5. doi request reprint Adolescent substance misuse: neurobiology and evidence-based interventions
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 22 32 King Street, Randwick, 2052 N S W, Australia
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 13:685-708. 2013
    ..This chapter then reviews the different approaches to drug and alcohol prevention, the evidence-base for current programs and the essential intervention components that lead to beneficial outcomes and high implementation fidelity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Developing the climate schools: ecstasy module--a universal Internet-based drug prevention program
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:372-80. 2012
    ..This article describes the formative research and process of planning that formed the development of the program and the evidence base underpinning the approach...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint The long-term effectiveness of a selective, personality-targeted prevention program in reducing alcohol use and related harms: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Nicola C Newton
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 57:1056-65. 2016
    ..This study investigated the long-term effectiveness of Preventure, a selective personality-targeted prevention program, in reducing the uptake of alcohol, harmful use of alcohol, and alcohol-related harms over a 3-year period...
  9. doi request reprint Concurrent and prospective associations between bullying victimization and substance use among Australian adolescents
    Erin V Kelly
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 154:63-8. 2015
    ..This study aimed to examine concurrent and prospective associations between bullying and substance use, differentiating between passive-victims, bully-victims and 'pure' bullies...
  10. doi request reprint A systematic review of school-based alcohol and other drug prevention programs facilitated by computers or the internet
    Katrina E Champion
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:115-23. 2013
    ..This paper identifies and describes current school-based alcohol and other drug prevention programs facilitated by computers or the Internet...
  11. doi request reprint A cross-validation trial of an Internet-based prevention program for alcohol and cannabis: Preliminary results from a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Katrina E Champion
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 50:64-73. 2016
    ..This study aims to fill this gap by conducting a cross-validation trial of the Climate Schools: Alcohol and Cannabis course, an Internet-based prevention program, among a new cohort of Australian students...
  12. doi request reprint The validity of the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS) among Australian adolescents
    Nicola C Newton
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Addict Behav 53:23-30. 2016
    ..This study investigated the validity of a brief personality screening measure for substance use in adolescents, the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS), among Australian adolescents...
  13. doi request reprint Adapting the personality-targeted Preventure program to prevent substance use and associated harms among high-risk Australian adolescents
    Emma L Barrett
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 9:308-15. 2015
    ..Before doing so, it is necessary to ensure the content is relevant for the Australian setting. This study reports data collected to update and adapt the UK-based Preventure program for use in Australia...
  14. doi request reprint Suicidality, internalizing problems and externalizing problems among adolescent bullies, victims and bully-victims
    Erin V Kelly
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 73:100-5. 2015
    ..The aim of this study is to compare suicidality, internalizing problems and externalizing problems among adolescent victims, bullies and bully-victims...
  15. doi request reprint Anxiety disorders and first alcohol use in the general population. Findings from a nationally representative sample
    Louise Birrell
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use CREMS, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    J Anxiety Disord 31:108-13. 2015
    ..To examine how early onset anxiety disorders are related to age of first alcohol use in a general population sample...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a universal internet-based prevention program for ecstasy and new psychoactive substances: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Katrina E Champion
    National Health and Medical Research Council Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 111:1396-405. 2016
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an online school-based prevention program for ecstasy (MDMA) and new psychoactive substances (NPS)...
  18. doi request reprint Early onset mood disorders and first alcohol use in the general population
    Louise Birrell
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use CREMS, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 200:243-9. 2016
    ..Mood disorders and alcohol use are common in the general population and often occur together. This study explored how early onset mood disorders relate to age of first alcohol use in the Australian general population...
  19. pmc A pilot study of an online universal school-based intervention to prevent alcohol and cannabis use in the UK
    Nicola C Newton
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 4:e004750. 2014
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine the feasibility of implementing this prevention programme in the UK...
  20. doi request reprint Universal Internet-based prevention for alcohol and cannabis use reduces truancy, psychological distress and moral disengagement: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Nicola C Newton
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 65:109-15. 2014
    ..A universal Internet-based preventive intervention has been shown to reduce alcohol and cannabis use. The aim of this study was to examine if this program could also reduce risk-factors associated with substance use in adolescents...
  21. doi request reprint Drinking to Cope: a Latent Class Analysis of Coping Motives for Alcohol Use in a Large Cohort of Adolescents
    Lexine A Stapinski
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Prev Sci 17:584-94. 2016
    ..Internalising disorders were strongly associated with a high-risk profile of coping-motivated drinking. ..
  22. doi request reprint Prevention of alcohol and other drug use and related harm in the digital age: what does the evidence tell us?
    Katrina E Champion
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 29:242-9. 2016
    ..This study aims to expand the evidence base by conducting a systematic review of recent universal prevention programs delivered by computers and the Internet...
  23. doi request reprint Patterns and correlates of new psychoactive substance use in a sample of Australian high school students
    Katrina E Champion
    National Health and Medical Research Council Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 35:338-44. 2016
    ..This paper explores the patterns and correlates of NPS use in a sample of Australian students...
  24. pmc 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
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  25. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial of the Climate Schools: Ecstasy and Emerging Drugs Module in Australian secondary schools: study protocol
    Katrina E Champion
    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 2052, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:1168. 2013
    ..The proposed study will evaluate whether a universal Internet-based prevention program, known as the Climate Schools: Ecstasy and Emerging Drugs Module, can address and prevent the use of ecstasy and emerging drugs among adolescents...
  26. doi request reprint Risky cognitions associated with adolescent alcohol misuse: moral disengagement, alcohol expectancies and perceived self-regulatory efficacy
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:165-72. 2014
    ..To examine the longitudinal associations between moral disengagement, alcohol related expectancies, perceived self-regulatory efficacy and alcohol use amongst adolescents...
  27. ncbi request reprint A Systematic Review of Digital and Computer-Based Alcohol Intervention Programs in Primary Care
    Natasha K Nair
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, 2052, Australia Centre for Research and Action in Public Health CeRAPH, Room 22B30, Innnovation Centre, Building 22, University of Canberra, University Drive, Bruce, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 8:111-8. 2015
    ..Computerbased interventions may help overcome these implementation barriers...
  28. doi request reprint A systematic review of computerised serious educational games about alcohol and other drugs for adolescents
    Daniel M Rodriguez
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia National Health and Medical Research Council, Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 33:129-35. 2014
    ..This paper identifies the use of computerised SEGs in education about alcohol and other drugs and reviews their impact on the prevention of alcohol and drug use...