Anthony Shakeshaft

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Tailoring a family-based alcohol intervention for Aboriginal Australians, and the experiences and perceptions of health care providers trained in its delivery
    Bianca Calabria
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:322. 2014
  2. pmc Study Protocol--Alcohol Management Plans (AMPs) in remote indigenous communities in Queensland: their impacts on injury, violence, health and social indicators and their cost-effectiveness
    Alan R Clough
    Community based Health Promotion and Prevention Studies Group, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University Cairns Campus, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:15. 2014
  3. pmc Identifying Aboriginal-specific AUDIT-C and AUDIT-3 cutoff scores for at-risk, high-risk, and likely dependent drinkers using measures of agreement with the 10-item Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test
    Bianca Calabria
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 9:17. 2014
  4. pmc Does increasing community and liquor licensees' awareness, police activity, and feedback reduce alcohol-related violent crime? A benefit-cost analysis
    Héctor José Navarro
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:5490-506. 2013
  5. pmc Tailoring a response to youth binge drinking in an Aboriginal Australian community: a grounded theory study
    Janya McCalman
    The Cairns Institute, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:726. 2013
  6. pmc Applying what works: a systematic search of the transfer and implementation of promising Indigenous Australian health services and programs
    Janya McCalman
    The Cairns Institute and School of Education, James Cook University, McGregor Rd, Smithfield 4878, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:600. 2012
  7. pmc An empirical approach to selecting community-based alcohol interventions: combining research evidence, rural community views and professional opinion
    Anthony Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:25. 2012
  8. ncbi Community-based drug and alcohol counselling: who attends and why?
    Anthony P Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 21:153-62. 2002
  9. doi Evidence-based alcohol screening and brief intervention in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: experiences of health-care providers
    Anton Clifford
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:55-62. 2011
  10. doi Reducing alcohol related harm experienced by Indigenous Australians: identifying opportunities for Indigenous primary health care services
    Anthony Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:S41-5. 2010

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Publications56

  1. pmc Tailoring a family-based alcohol intervention for Aboriginal Australians, and the experiences and perceptions of health care providers trained in its delivery
    Bianca Calabria
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:322. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Study Protocol--Alcohol Management Plans (AMPs) in remote indigenous communities in Queensland: their impacts on injury, violence, health and social indicators and their cost-effectiveness
    Alan R Clough
    Community based Health Promotion and Prevention Studies Group, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University Cairns Campus, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:15. 2014
    ..This study will describe the long-term impacts on important health, economic and social outcomes of Queensland's AMPs...
  3. pmc Identifying Aboriginal-specific AUDIT-C and AUDIT-3 cutoff scores for at-risk, high-risk, and likely dependent drinkers using measures of agreement with the 10-item Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test
    Bianca Calabria
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 9:17. 2014
    ..This paper aims to identify the AUDIT-C and AUDIT-3 cutoff scores that most closely identify individuals classified as being at-risk drinkers, high-risk drinkers, or likely alcohol dependent by the 10-item AUDIT...
  4. pmc Does increasing community and liquor licensees' awareness, police activity, and feedback reduce alcohol-related violent crime? A benefit-cost analysis
    Héctor José Navarro
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:5490-506. 2013
    ..It is most likely that greater reductions in crimes associated with alcohol-related violence would be achieved by a combination of complementary legislative and community-based interventions. ..
  5. pmc Tailoring a response to youth binge drinking in an Aboriginal Australian community: a grounded theory study
    Janya McCalman
    The Cairns Institute, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:726. 2013
    ..It draws from the case of the Beat da Binge community-initiated youth binge drinking harm reduction project in Yarrabah...
  6. pmc Applying what works: a systematic search of the transfer and implementation of promising Indigenous Australian health services and programs
    Janya McCalman
    The Cairns Institute and School of Education, James Cook University, McGregor Rd, Smithfield 4878, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:600. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc An empirical approach to selecting community-based alcohol interventions: combining research evidence, rural community views and professional opinion
    Anthony Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:25. 2012
    ..Given limited research evidence for community-based alcohol interventions, this study examines the intervention preferences of rural communities and alcohol professionals, and factors that influence their choices...
  8. ncbi Community-based drug and alcohol counselling: who attends and why?
    Anthony P Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 21:153-62. 2002
    ....
  9. doi Evidence-based alcohol screening and brief intervention in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: experiences of health-care providers
    Anton Clifford
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:55-62. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the experiences of health-care providers supported to implement evidence-based alcohol SBI in two ACCHSs...
  10. doi Reducing alcohol related harm experienced by Indigenous Australians: identifying opportunities for Indigenous primary health care services
    Anthony Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:S41-5. 2010
    ..Identify key issues and opportunities relating to the dissemination of cost-effective interventions for alcohol in Indigenous-specific settings...
  11. ncbi Community-based alcohol counselling: a randomized clinical trial
    Anthony P Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 97:1449-63. 2002
    ..To examine the effectiveness of a brief intervention (BI) and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for alcohol abuse...
  12. ncbi Using patient-driven computers to provide cost-effective prevention in primary care: a conceptual framework
    Anthony P Shakeshaft
    National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
    Health Promot Int 18:67-77. 2003
    ..An outline for such an approach, utilizing the Precede-Proceed model of health promotion planning and the Diffusion of Innovations theory, is presented...
  13. pmc Preliminary development and psychometric evaluation of an unmet needs measure for adolescents and young adults with cancer: the Cancer Needs Questionnaire - Young People (CNQ-YP)
    Tara Clinton-McHarg
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle and the Hunter Medical Research Institute, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:13. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a psychometrically rigorous measure of unmet need to capture the specific needs of this group...
  14. doi Smoking, nutrition, alcohol and physical activity interventions targeting Indigenous Australians: rigorous evaluations and new directions needed
    Anton Clifford
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:38-46. 2011
    ..To describe and critique methodological aspects of interventions targeting reductions in smoking, poor nutrition, alcohol misuse and physical inactivity (SNAP risk factors) among Indigenous Australians...
  15. doi The potential cost-effectiveness of general practitioner delivered brief intervention for alcohol misuse: evidence from rural Australia
    Héctor José Navarro
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Building R3, 22 32 King Street, Randwick Campus, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Addict Behav 36:1191-8. 2011
    ..This paper aims to model General Practitioner (GP) delivered screening and brief intervention (BI), and to identify the costs per additional risky drinker who reduces alcohol consumption to low-risk levels, relative to current practice...
  16. doi How and when health-care practitioners in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services deliver alcohol screening and brief intervention, and why they don't: a qualitative study
    Anton Clifford
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:13-9. 2012
    ..Alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) offers the potential to reduce this harm if barriers to its delivery in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) can be optimally targeted...
  17. pmc The effectiveness of community action in reducing risky alcohol consumption and harm: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Anthony Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS Med 11:e1001617. 2014
    ....
  18. doi Do community characteristics predict alcohol-related crime?
    Courtney Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, School of Public Health and Community, Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:464-70. 2011
    ..This study aims to determine whether there are differences in alcohol-related crime at the community level and examines whether certain community characteristics are associated with increased alcohol-related crime...
  19. doi Determinants of antiretroviral therapy initiation and treatment outcomes for people living with HIV in Vietnam
    Dam Anh Tran
    National Drug Alcohol Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Kirby Institute, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Clin Trials 14:21-33. 2013
    ....
  20. doi Differences in licensee, police and public opinions regarding interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm associated with licensed premises
    Nathan Hawkins
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:160-6. 2009
    ..To determine the level of support by licensees, police and the general public for interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm associated with licensed premises and to identify differences between the three groups...
  21. ncbi Modelling the costs and outcomes of changing rates of screening for alcohol misuse by GPs in the Australian context
    Marian Shanahan
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 5:155-66. 2006
    ....
  22. pmc Trends in and determinants of loss to follow up and early mortality in a rapid expansion of the antiretroviral treatment program in Vietnam: findings from 13 outpatient clinics
    Dam Anh Tran
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia National Drug Alcohol Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e73181. 2013
    ..This study aims to describe the trends in and determinants of six month mortality and loss to follow up (LTFU) during 2005-2009 in 13 outpatient clinics in Vietnam...
  23. doi The acceptability to Aboriginal Australians of a family-based intervention to reduce alcohol-related harms
    Bianca Calabria
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:328-32. 2013
    ....
  24. ncbi The role of research in the failure of the alcopops excise in Australia: what have we learned?
    Anthony Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia a shakeshaft unsw edu au
    Med J Aust 191:223-5. 2009
    ..The challenge is for researchers and the Australian Government to align their expertise to ensure revenue from public taxes engenders measurable public health benefit...
  25. doi Determinants of virological failure after 1 year's antiretroviral therapy in Vietnamese people with HIV: findings from a retrospective cohort of 13 outpatient clinics in six provinces
    Dam Anh Tran
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia National Drug Alcohol Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 90:538-44. 2014
    ..It also evaluates the positive predictive value (PPV) of immunological criteria to detect treatment failure...
  26. doi Cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy expansion strategies in Vietnam
    Dam Anh Tran
    1 Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 28:365-71. 2014
    ..It is imperative to increase treatment coverage for newly diagnosed PLHIV in Vietnam according to the current guidelines prior to increasing the CD4 threshold for ART initiation...
  27. doi Identifying individual- and population-level characteristics that influence rates of risky alcohol consumption in regional communities
    Courtney Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 38:60-5. 2014
    ..To examine the extent to which individual- and community- level characteristics account for differences in risky alcohol consumption...
  28. ncbi The efficacy of diversion and aftercare strategies for adult drug-involved offenders: a summary and methodological review of the outcome literature
    Evelyn Harvey
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:379-87. 2007
    ..Best practice elements of diversion and aftercare programmes are identified and feasible strategies to improve the methodological quality of future evaluations are considered...
  29. doi The cost-effectiveness of tailored, postal feedback on general practitioners' prescribing of pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence
    Héctor José Navarro
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Building R3, 22 32 King Street, Randwick Campus, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 124:207-15. 2012
    ....
  30. doi The development and application of a proxy measure of alcohol-related traffic crashes for rural communities
    Suzanne Czech
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 43:2160-5. 2011
    ..To date, no studies have adequately examined whether community-level, rather than individual-level, characteristics, are associated with high rates of alcohol-related traffic crashes (ARTC)...
  31. doi Cost-effectiveness of follow-up contact for a postal survey: a randomised controlled trial
    Courtney L Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:508-12. 2010
    ..This study examines the effectiveness and costs of follow-up phone calls in improving response rates to a community survey...
  32. doi Alcohol industry and government revenue derived from underage drinking by Australian adolescents 2005
    Christopher M Doran
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052 NSW, Australia
    Addict Behav 34:75-81. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the revenue gained from consumption of alcohol by adolescents for each beverage type for the year 2005...
  33. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of volumetric alcohol taxation in Australia
    Joshua M Byrnes
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:439-43. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi Alcohol policy reform in Australia: what can we learn from the evidence?
    Christopher M Doran
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:468-70. 2010
    ..Australia has a window of opportunity to significantly expand activities to reduce alcohol-related harm. It is important that federal and state governments take this opportunity to reform alcohol policy in Australia...
  35. doi Comparing the cost of alcohol-related traffic crashes in rural and urban environments
    Suzanne Czech
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052 Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1195-8. 2010
    ..To date, however, few studies have attempted to apply different costs to alcohol crashes of different severity, to provide more precise, and practically useful, data on which to base public health policy and intervention decisions...
  36. doi Epidemiology of alcohol-related burden of disease among Indigenous Australians
    Bianca Calabria
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:S47-51. 2010
    ..To compare the burden of alcohol-related harm and underlying factors of this harm, by age and sex, for Indigenous and general population Australians...
  37. doi Systematic review and meta-analyses of strategies targeting alcohol problems in emergency departments: interventions reduce alcohol-related injuries
    Alys Havard
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 103:368-76; discussion 377-8. 2008
    ....
  38. doi Geographic and maternal characteristics associated with alcohol use in pregnancy
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2026, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1230-7. 2011
    ..regional/remote populations) is associated with alcohol use in pregnancy. This information has important implications for appropriate service provision...
  39. ncbi The management of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use problems by general practitioners in Australia
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:499-506. 2005
    ..More efforts need to be directed towards assisting GPs to identify and target problematic alcohol and tobacco use among their patients...
  40. doi Brief intervention resource kits for Indigenous Australians: generally evidence-based, but missing important components
    Anton Clifford
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:S80-6. 2010
    ..This paper reviews the type and quality of these kits...
  41. doi Using taxes to curb drinking in Australia
    Christopher M Doran
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2052 NSW, Australia
    Lancet 372:701-2. 2008
  42. pmc Developing an alcohol policy assessment toolkit: application in the western Pacific
    Natacha Carragher
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 22 32 King Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2031, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 92:726-33. 2014
    ..To demonstrate the development and feasibility of a tool to assess the adequacy of national policies aimed at reducing alcohol consumption and related problems...
  43. ncbi The multiple baseline design for evaluating population-based research
    Nathan G Hawkins
    Health Behavior Unit, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:162-8. 2007
    ..Advantages and methodologic limitations of the multiple baseline design are discussed, and where feasible, strategies to minimize the impact of its limitations are suggested. Recommendations for future research are included...
  44. doi Training and tailored outreach support to improve alcohol screening and brief intervention in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services
    Anton Clifford
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Health Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:72-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper is to quantify the effect of training and tailored outreach support on the delivery of alcohol SBI in four Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs)...
  45. ncbi The cost effectiveness of pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation: necessary but not sufficient?
    Marian Shanahan
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2:76-8. 2003
  46. pmc The impact of a community-based risky drinking intervention (Beat da Binge) on Indigenous young people
    Thameemul Ansari Jainullabudeen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 15:1319. 2015
    ..Given this paucity of evidence, a survey was designed to evaluate the effects of a whole-of-community, anti-binge drinking intervention for young people in an Indigenous community in far north Queensland, Australia...
  47. pmc A systematic review of studies evaluating Australian indigenous community development projects: the extent of community participation, their methodological quality and their outcomes
    Mieke Snijder
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC, UNSW, Randwick, NSW, 2052, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 15:1154. 2015
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  48. pmc Smoking Cessation among Low-Socioeconomic Status and Disadvantaged Population Groups: A Systematic Review of Research Output
    Ryan J Courtney
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:6403-22. 2015
    ..This review examined the number and type of published smoking cessation studies conducted in low-socioeconomic status (low-SES) and disadvantaged population groups...
  49. pmc Alcopops, taxation and harm: a segmented time series analysis of emergency department presentations
    Marianne Gale
    Public Health Officer Training Program, New South Wales Ministry of Health and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, 73 Miller Street, North Sydney, NSW, 2060, Australia
    BMC Public Health 15:468. 2015
    ..The 2008 RTD ("alcopops") tax increased RTD prices. The objective of this study was to estimate the change in incidence of Emergency Department (ED) presentations for acute alcohol problems associated with each tax...
  50. ncbi A systematic review of school-based studies involving alcohol and the community
    Elissa Wood
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:541-9. 2006
    ..To describe and critique methodological aspects of school-based interventions that involve a broader community initiative...
  51. pmc Structural barriers to timely initiation of antiretroviral treatment in Vietnam: findings from six outpatient clinics
    Dam Anh Tran
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e51289. 2012
    ....
  52. pmc Measuring the psychosocial health of adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors: a critical review
    Tara Clinton-McHarg
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour PRCHB, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:25. 2010
    ..This review assessed the psychometric properties of measures designed specifically to identify the psychosocial health of this unique population...
  53. ncbi Using AUDIT to classify patients into Australian Alcohol Guideline categories
    Julia E Fawcett
    Med J Aust 180:598. 2004
  54. ncbi New pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence: are they being used and what do they cost?
    Christopher M Doran
    Med J Aust 179:218. 2003
  55. ncbi General practitioners' role in preventive medicine: scenario analysis using alcohol as a case study
    Christopher M Doran
    School of Population Health University of Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:399-404. 2004
    ..The knowledge, skill and attitude of practitioners toward drinking are significant, and they can be the prime motivators in persuading their patients to modify drinking behaviour...