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Researcher: Peacock, A (Miss Amy Peacock)

Fields of Research

Behavioural neuroscience
Other psychology
Health services and systems
Health psychology
Applied and developmental psychology
Mental health services
Social psychology
Health policy
Biostatistics
Medical biochemistry - amino acids and metabolites
Clinimetrics
Clinical psychology
Pain
Preventative health care
Psychopharmacology
Psychology of ageing
Decision making
Epidemiology

Research Objectives

Public health (excl. specific population health)
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Substance abuse
Behaviour and health
Pedagogy
Other health
Health education and promotion
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Mental health
Injury prevention and control
Public services policy advice and analysis

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'High' and drunk driving? Perceived impairment and objective driving risk-taking after co-injesting alcohol with energy drinks; 38th Annual RSA Scientific Meeting
'High' Motivation for Alcohol: What are the Practical Effects of Energy Drinks on Alcohol Priming?; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
A Mixed Hazard? The Consequences of Co-Ingesting Alcohol with Energy Drinks
A review of caffeine use as a risk or protective factor for women’s health and pregnancy; Current Opinion in Psychiatry
A systematic review and meta-analysis of cognitive performance among people with chronic use of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain; Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.)
A systematic review of event-level measures of risk-taking behaviors and harms during alcohol intoxication; Addictive Behaviors
A systematic review of injecting-related injury and disease among people who inject drugs; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
A typology of people who tamper with pharmaceutical opioids: responses to introduction of a tamper-resistant formulation of controlled-release oxycodone; Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
A typology of predictive risk factors for non-adherent medication-related behaviors among chronic non-cancer pain patients prescribed opioids: a cohort study; Pain Physician
Adherence to the caffeine intake guideline during pregnancy and birth outcomes: a prospective cohort Study; Nutrients
Alcohol and Energy Drinks in NSW
Alcohol and energy drinks: Too much hype
Alcohol mixed with energy drinks can raise risk of heart problems and other conditions
Alcohol use disorder and associated physical health complications and treatment amongst individuals with and without opioid dependence: a case-control study; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Alertness and risk-taking
All-cause and cause-specific mortality among people with regular or problematic cocaine use: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Addiction
All-cause and overdose mortality risk among people prescribed opioids: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Pain Medicine
Alprazolam use among a sample of Australians who inject drugs: trends up to six years post regulatory changes; International Journal of Drug Policy
Awareness of energy drink intake guidelines and associated consumption practices: a cross-sectional study; BMC Public Health
Barriers to Harm Reduction: Heating and Filtration of Oxycodone Tablets Prior to Intravenous Use by People Who Inject Drugs in Australia
Behavioral measures of state impulsivity and their psychometric properties: A systematic review; Personality and Individual Differences
Changes in illicit drug use and markets with the COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions: findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System, 2016-20; Addiction
Co-ingestion of energy drinks with alcohol and other substances among a sample of people who regularly use ecstasy; Drug and Alcohol Review
Cognitive impairment following consumption of alcohol with and without energy drinks; Alcoholism
Cognitive impairment following consumption of alcohol with and without energy drinks; 38th Annual RSA Scientific Meeting
Cognitive processing and caffeine
Cognitive processing and caffeine
Combined use of alcohol and energy drinks: Dose relationship with self-reported physiological stimulation and sedation side effects; Addictive behaviors
Combining transdermal and breath alcohol assessments, real-time drink logs and retrospective self-reports to measure alcohol consumption and intoxication across a multi-day music festival; Drug and Alcohol Review
Day-by-day variation in affect, arousal and alcohol consumption in young adults; Drug and Alcohol Review
Detecting impairment: Sensitive cognitive measures of dose-related acute alcohol intoxication; Journal of Psychopharmacology
Double edge' in alcohol and energy drinks
Drug and Alcohol intoxication and Subsequent Harm in night-time Entertainment Districts (DASHED): Monograph Series No. 67
Effectiveness of community psychosocial and pharmacological treatments for alcohol use disorder: a national observational cohort study in England; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Effectiveness of inpatient withdrawal and residential rehabilitation interventions for alcohol use disorder: A national observational, cohort study in England; Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Energy drink ingredients. Contribution of caffeine and taurine to performance outcomes; Appetite
Energy drink use frequency among an international sample of people who use drugs: Associations with other substance use and well-being; Drug and alcohol dependence
Energy drinks and alcohol 'bad mix': survey
Energy drinks cut drunken risk-taking: study
Energy drinks cut drunken risk-taking: study
Energy Drinks Mixed With Alcohol Could Increase Risk Of Heart Problems, Study Suggests
Energy drinks, alcohol and cardiovascular functioning; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Geographic variation in health service use and perceived access barriers for Australian adults with chronic non-cancer pain receiving opioid therapy; Pain Medicine
Global statistics on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use: 2017 status report; Addiction
Guilt-proneness is associated with the use of protective behavioral strategies during episodes of alcohol use; Addictive Behaviors
Health service utilisation by people living with chronic non-cancer pain: findings from the Pain and Opioids IN Treatment (POINT) study; Australian Health Review
Hedonistic motives may drive people to drink alcohol, energy drinks together
Hepatitis C virus cascade of care among people who inject drugs in Australia: Factors associated with testing and treatment in a universal healthcare system; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
I like the old stuff better than the new stuff? Subjective experiences of new psychoactive substances; International Journal of Drug Policy
Investigating differences between drugs used in the Australian night-time economy: Demographics, substance use, and harm; Substance Use and Misuse
Jurisdictional differences in opioid use, other licit and illicit drug use, and harms associated with substance use among people who tamper with pharmaceutical opioids; Drug and Alcohol Review
Ketamine use among people who regularly use ecstasy and other illicit stimulants in Australia: Trends and characteristics of use, 2009-2019; Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs
Knowledge of opioid overdose and attitudes to supply of take-home naloxone among people with chronic noncancer pain prescribed opioids; Pain Medicine
Laboratory behavioral assessment: the effect of acute alcohol and energy drink co-ingestion on impulsivity; 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism
Methods and predictors of tampering with a tamper-resistant controlled-release oxycodone formulation; International Journal of Drug Policy
Mixing alcohol and energy drinks: associations with risk-taking, alcohol consumption and motivations in a New Zealand sample; Journal of Substance Use
Motivations for new psychoactive substance use among regular psychostimulant users in Australia; International Journal of Drug Policy
Motivations for, and consequences of, energy drink and alcohol co-ingestion; APSAD 2011 Conference
Motivations, substance use and other correlates amongst property and violent offenders who regularly inject drugs; Addictive Behaviors
Nature versus intensity of intoxication: Co-ingestion of alcohol and energy drinks and the effect on objective and subjective intoxication; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
New psychoactive substance use among regular psychostimulant users in Australia, 2010-2015; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
New psychoactive substances in Australia: patterns and characteristics of use, adverse effects, and interventions to reduce harm; Current Opinion in Psychiatry
New psychoactive substances: Purchasing and supply patterns in Australia; Human Psychopharmacology
No sweet treats for drivers
Non-fatal opioid overdose, naloxone access, and naloxone training among people who recently used opioids or received opioid agonist treatment in Australia: The ETHOS Engage study; International Journal of Drug Policy
Opioid use and harms associated with a sustained-release tapentadol formulation : a postmarketing study protocol; BMJ Open
Opioid use and harms associated with a sustained-release tapentadol formulation: a post-marketing surveillance study; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Pain, alcohol use disorders and risky patterns of drinking among people with chronic non-cancer pain receiving long-term opioid therapy; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Parental supply of sips and whole drinks of alcohol to adolescents and associations with binge drinking and alcohol-related harms: a prospective cohort study; Drug and Alcohol Dependence: An International Journal on Biomedical and Psychosocial Approaches
Patterns of smoking and injecting methamphetamine and their association with health and social outcomes; Drug and Alcohol Review
Patterns of Use and Motivations for Consuming Alcohol Mixed With Energy Drinks; Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
Perception of intoxication following alcohol and energy drink consumption; APSAD 2012 Conference
Perception of intoxication in a field study of the night-time economy: blood alcohol concentration, patron characteristics, and event-level predictors; Addictive Behaviors
Physiological and psychological outcomes of alcohol and energy drink co-ingestion; 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism,
Post-marketing studies of pharmaceutical opioid abuse-deterrent formulations: a framework for research design and reporting; Addiction
Potions' lure under microscope
Prime Time for In Situ Measurement: What Are the Drivers and Implications of Energy Drink Co-Ingestion on Alcohol Priming?; Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
Problem Gamblers: General Practitioners Perception of Self-Competency in Detection and Intervention
Profile and correlates of colorimetric reagent kit use among people who use ecstasy/MDMA and other illegal stimulants in Australia; International Journal of Drug Policy
Profile and correlates of injecting-related injuries and diseases among people who inject drugs in Australia; Drug and Alcohol Dependence: An International Journal on Biomedical and Psychosocial Approaches
Same-day use of opioids and other central nervous system depressants amongst people who tamper with pharmaceutical opioids: A retrospective 7-day diary study; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Self-reported physiological and psychological side-effects of an acute alcohol and energy drink dose; Appetite
Self-reported risk-taking behavior during matched-frequency sessions of alcohol versus combined alcohol and energy drinks consumption: does co-ingestion increase risk-taking?; Alcoholism
Study to get inside drinkers' minds
Taking the buzz from caffeine
Targeting at-risk samples through brief face-to-face interviews in night-time entertainment precincts; Journal of Substance Use
Tasmanian Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Emerging Researcher Award 2014
Tasmanian drug trends 2013. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian drug trends 2014. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS). Australian Drug Trends Series No. 131
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2015. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and related Drug Markets 2011: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)
The characteristics of a cohort who tamper with prescribed and diverted opioid medications; Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
The effect of a potentially tamper-resistant oxycodone formulation on opioid use and harm: main findings of the National Opioid Medications Abuse Deterrence (NOMAD) study; The Lancet Psychiatry
The experience of physiological and psychosocial alcohol-related harms across adolescence and its association with alcohol use disorder in early adulthood: A prospective cohort study; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
The impact of alcohol and energy drink consumption on intoxications and risk-taking behavior; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
The Impact of Arousal on Stages of Inofrmation Processing; The 6th Annual Joint Meeting of ECNS and ISNIP
The impact of caffeine and taurine on the the P3 and N1 components of the event-related potential; 1st Annual Joint Meeting of the EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society (ECNS), the International Society for Neuroimaging in Psychiatry (ISNP) and the International Society for Brain Electromagnetic Topography (ISBET)
The impact of independent and combined alcohol and energy drink consumption on risk-taking behaviour; APSAD 2012 Conference
The overall effect of parental supply of alcohol across adolescence on alcohol-related harms in early adulthood-a prospective cohort study; Addiction
The right place at the right time: The social contexts of combined alcohol and energy drink use; Drugs
The Subjective Physiological, Psychological, and Behavioral Risk-Taking Consequences of Alcohol and Energy Drink Co-Ingestion; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
The young and the reckless: do all consumers of alcohol and energy drinks in risk-taking while intoxicated?; 38th Annual RSA Scientific Meeting
Tobacco and e-cigarette use amongst illicit drug users in Australia; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Trajectories of alcohol-induced blackouts in adolescence: early risk factors and alcohol use disorder outcomes in early adulthood; Addiction
Trends and characteristics of extra-medical use of quetiapine among people who regularly inject drugs in Australia, 2011–2018; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Trends in cocaine use, markets and harms in Australia, 2003–2019; Drug and Alcohol Review
Trends in methamphetamine and opioid use among clients of needle-syringe programs in Queensland, Australia: 2007-2015; Drug and Alcohol Review
Trends in PIEDs use among male clients of needle-syringe programs in Queensland, Australia; 2007-2015; The International journal on drug policy
Trends in treatment episodes for methamphetamine smoking and injecting in Australia, 2003-2019; Drug and Alcohol Review
Typology of alcohol consumers in five Australian nighttime entertainment districts; Drug and Alcohol Review
Typology of alcohol mixed with energy drink consumers: motivations for use; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Typology of new psychoactive substance use among the general Australian population; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Unintentional and intentional drug poisoning deaths, Australia, 2012-2016: Drug pattern profile and demographic characteristics; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
University Students' Views on the Nature of Science and Psychology; Psychology Learning & Teaching
Uptake, barriers and correlates of influenza vaccination among people who inject drugs in Australia; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
UTAS study on energy drinks and alcohol yields surprising result
Valid Points, But the Trends Remain: A Response to Rossheim, Suzuki, and Thombs; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
What do we know about alcohol mixed with energy drink (AmED) use in Australia? Expanding local evidence; Public Health Research and Practice
Young adults who mix alcohol with energy drinks: Typology of risk-taking behaviour; Addictive Behaviors: An International Journal
‘High’ risk? A systematic review of the acute outcomes of mixing alcohol with energy drinks; Addiction
“High” Motivation for Alcohol: What are the Practical Effects of Energy Drinks on Alcohol Priming?; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Research Projects

Drug and Alcohol intoxication and Subsequent Harm in night-time Entertainment Districts (DASHED); Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC)
Parental supply of alcohol to children: Associations with early adult health - 'binge' drinking, alcohol-related harms, aggression, and Alcohol Use Disorders; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Problem Gamblers: General Practitioners perception of Self-Competency in Detection and Intervention; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
NSW Alcohol and Energy Drinks

Research Candidate Supervision