Fiona Shand

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The effectiveness of a suicide prevention app for indigenous Australian youths: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Fiona L Shand
    Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Trials 14:396. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Results from the 4th National Clients of Treatment Service Agencies census: changes in clients' substance use and other characteristics
    Fiona Shand
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:352-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The monitoring of drug trends in Australia
    Fiona Shand
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:61-72. 2003
  4. pmc Predictors of social anxiety in an opioid dependent sample and a control sample
    Fiona L Shand
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 24:49-54. 2010
  5. pmc Sex differences amongst dependent heroin users: histories, clinical characteristics and predictors of other substance dependence
    Fiona L Shand
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 36:27-36. 2011
  6. pmc Opioid dependence latent structure: two classes with differing severity?
    Fiona L Shand
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 106:590-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The effect of comorbid substance use disorders on treatment outcome for anxiety disorders
    Peter M McEvoy
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry at St Vincent s Hospital, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1087-98. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Investigating heterogeneity in violent offending liability among injection drug users from a developmental perspective
    Michelle Torok
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Addict Behav 60:165-70. 2016
  9. pmc Cohort protocol paper: the Pain and Opioids In Treatment (POINT) study
    Gabrielle Campbell
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 15:17. 2014
  10. doi request reprint The association of early-life and substance use risks to violent offending among injecting drug users
    Michelle Torok
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 34:10-7. 2015

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc The effectiveness of a suicide prevention app for indigenous Australian youths: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Fiona L Shand
    Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Trials 14:396. 2013
    ..Moreover, there is a lack of research that scientifically evaluates suicide prevention interventions within Indigenous communities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Results from the 4th National Clients of Treatment Service Agencies census: changes in clients' substance use and other characteristics
    Fiona Shand
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:352-7. 2002
    ..The 2001 Clients of Treatment Service Agencies (COTSA) census, the fourth since 1990, was conducted to enable a comparison of the drug and alcohol-related problems being treated over an 11-year period...
  3. ncbi request reprint The monitoring of drug trends in Australia
    Fiona Shand
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:61-72. 2003
    ....
  4. pmc Predictors of social anxiety in an opioid dependent sample and a control sample
    Fiona L Shand
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 24:49-54. 2010
    ..However, much of the variance in social anxiety remains unexplained for this population...
  5. pmc Sex differences amongst dependent heroin users: histories, clinical characteristics and predictors of other substance dependence
    Fiona L Shand
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 36:27-36. 2011
    ..To examine differences in the characteristics and histories of male and female dependent heroin users, and in the clinical characteristics associated with multiple substance dependence diagnoses...
  6. pmc Opioid dependence latent structure: two classes with differing severity?
    Fiona L Shand
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 106:590-8. 2011
    ..To examine the structure of illicit opioid abuse and dependence within an opioid dependent sample and its relationship to other clinical variables...
  7. doi request reprint The effect of comorbid substance use disorders on treatment outcome for anxiety disorders
    Peter M McEvoy
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry at St Vincent s Hospital, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1087-98. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that clinicians treating patients for a primary anxiety disorder and concurrent SUD can be relatively optimistic about treatment outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Investigating heterogeneity in violent offending liability among injection drug users from a developmental perspective
    Michelle Torok
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Addict Behav 60:165-70. 2016
    ..The current study aimed to better understand differences in the liability to violence by determining whether IDU could be disaggregated into distinct violent offending classes, and determining the correlates of class membership...
  9. pmc Cohort protocol paper: the Pain and Opioids In Treatment (POINT) study
    Gabrielle Campbell
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 15:17. 2014
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The association of early-life and substance use risks to violent offending among injecting drug users
    Michelle Torok
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 34:10-7. 2015
    ..The current study sought to identify substance use and early-life correlates of lifetime violent offending among IDUs and to determine what risks contributed to recent violent offending...
  11. doi request reprint A Systematic Review of Mass Media Campaigns for Suicide Prevention: Understanding Their Efficacy and the Mechanisms Needed for Successful Behavioral and Literacy Change
    Michelle Torok
    Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav . 2017
    ..Overall, the mixed quality of the included studies highlights a need for increased quantity, consistency, and quality of evaluations to advance the evidence base...
  12. doi request reprint Estimating the proportion of prescription opioids that is consumed by people who inject drugs in Australia
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Melbourne School of Global and Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:468-74. 2013
    ..To estimate the contribution that people who inject drugs (PWID) make to population-level use of prescription opioids in Australia...
  13. pmc What Interrupts Suicide Attempts in Men: A Qualitative Study
    Michael J Player
    Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia Centre for Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention, Sydney, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0128180. 2015
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Best strategies for reducing the suicide rate in Australia
    Karolina Krysinska
    The University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 50:115-8. 2016
    ..This paper presents estimated reductive effects on suicide attempts and deaths that might be expected in Australia if active components of the systems approach were to be implemented...
  15. doi request reprint Violent offending severity among injecting drug users: examining risk factors and issues around classification
    Michelle Torok
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:1773-8. 2014
    ..This paper reported on the risks associated with severity, as well as issues around severity classification and the impact on observed relationships with known major risk factors...
  16. ncbi request reprint e-Mental health for mood and anxiety disorders in general practice
    Jan Orman
    MBBS, MPsychMed, General Practitioner Services Consultant, Black Dog Institute, Randwick, NSW
    Aust Fam Physician 43:832-7. 2014
    ..Despite a strong evidence base of time- and cost-effectiveness, as well as clinical efficacy, the uptake of these programs in general practice remains low...