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Researcher: Bruno, RB (Associate Professor Raimondo Bruno)

Research Fields

Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Public Health and Health Services
Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Psychology
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Mental Health
Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
Biostatistics
Health and Community Services
Criminology
Epidemiology
Preventive Medicine
Legal Institutions (incl. Courts and Justice Systems)
Law
Educational Psychology
Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry
Law and Legal Studies
Toxicology (incl. Clinical Toxicology)
Clinical Sciences
Rail Transportation and Freight Services
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Neurosciences
Computer-Human Interaction
Social and Community Psychology
Neurocognitive Patterns and Neural Networks
Basic Pharmacology
Applied Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Separation Science
Criminal Law and Procedure
Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Health Promotion
Health Policy
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Infectious Diseases
Mental Health Nursing
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Gender Specific Studies
Foetal Development and Medicine
Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine
Decision Making
Law and Society
Traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medicine and Treatments
Aged Health Care
Central Nervous System

Research Impact

Substance Abuse
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Mental Health
Behaviour and Health
Road Safety
Justice and the Law
Cancer and Related Disorders
Child Health
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Rehabilitation and Correctional Services
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Men's Health
Application Software Packages (excl. Computer Games)
Mental Health Services
Diagnostic Methods
Criminal Justice
Non-Fabric Textiles (e.g. Felt)
Preventive Medicine
Health Policy Evaluation
Crime Prevention
Health Education and Promotion
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Rural Health
Women's Health
Legislation, Civil and Criminal Codes
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Law Enforcement
Infectious Diseases
Health Related to Specific Ethnic Groups
Nervous System and Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Injury Control
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis

Career Best Publications

Can the Severity of Dependence Scale Be Usefully Applied to 'Ecstasy'?; Neuropsychobiology: International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research in Biological Psychiatry, Pharmacopsychiatry, Biological Psychology, Pharmacopsychology and Pharmacoelectroencephalography
Comparison of unlimited numbers of rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and ECT treatment sessions in major depressive episode; International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology
Effect of filtration on morphine and particle content of injections prepared from slow-release oral morphine tablets; Harm Reduction Journal
Emerging psychoactive substance use among regular ecstasy users in Australia; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Is ecstasy a drug of dependence?; Drug and Alcohol Dependence: An International Journal on Biomedical and Psychosocial Approaches
Prescription of opioid analgesics and related harms in Australia; Medical Journal of Australia
Residual effects of ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) on low level visual processes; Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental
The effects of 'ecstasy' (MDMA) on visuospatial memory performance: findings from a systematic review with meta-analyses; Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental
The effects of restricting publicly subsidised temazepam capsules on benzodiazepine use among injecting drug users in Australia; Medical Journal of Australia
The Subjective Physiological, Psychological, and Behavioral Risk-Taking Consequences of Alcohol and Energy Drink Co-Ingestion; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Trends in morphine prescriptions, illicit morphine use and associated harms among regular injecting drug users in Australia; Drug and Alcohol Review

Research Publications

'A pinch in every bottle': Expert perspectives of Alprazolam use and its relation to offending; APSAD 2011 Conference
'Gottawanna' Program Evaluation
'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 cross-sectional analysis of over-the-counter codeine use amongst an Australian sample of people who regularly inject drugs; Drug and Alcohol Review
A Naturalistic Study of Response in Melancholia - Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS); German Journal of Psychiatry
A survey of regular ecstasy users' knowledge and practices around determining pill content and purity: Implications for policy and practice; International Journal of Drug Policy
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
Age-related differences in patterns of criminal activity among a large sample of polydrug injectors in Australia; Journal of Substance Use: for Nursing, Health and Social Care
Age-related differences in patterns of criminal activity among a large sample of polydrug injectors in Australia; Journal of Substance Use
Agreement between definitions of pharmaceutical opioid use disorders and dependence in people taking opioids for chronic non-cancer pain (POINT): a cohort study; The Lancet Psychiatry
Alcohol and Energy Drinks in NSW
Alcohol is half the problem for substance abusers
Alcohol use and risk taking among regular ecstasy users; Substance Use & Misuse
Alertness and risk-taking
Alprazolam prescribing in Tasmania: a two-fold intervention designed to reduce inappropriate prescribing and concomitant opiate prescription; Australasian Psychiatry
Alprazolam use in Tasmania: Is policy change kicking goals or behinds?; APSAD 2010 Conference
An analysis of ethical issues in using wastewater analysis to monitor illicit drug use; Addiction
An Attempt to Increase the Rate and Magnitude of the Antidepressant Effect of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). A Pilot Study; German Journal Of Psychiatry
An ecological study of the extent and factors associated with the use of prescription and over-the-counter codeine in Australia; European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
An Investigation of Factors Associated with Depressive Symptoms among a Sample of Regular Ecstasy Consumers; Neuropsychobiology: International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research in Biological Psychiatry, Pharmacopsychiatry, Biological Psychology, Pharmacopsychology and Pharmacoelectroencephalography
An Investigation of Factors Associated with Paranoid Ideation among a Sample of Regular Ecstasy Consumers; Second International MDMA 'Ecstasy' Conference in Australasia
An investigation of factors associated with paranoid ideation among a sample of regulasr ecstasy consumers; APSAD Conference 2008
An overview of current illicit drug use indicators and trends in Tasmania; 1998 National Drug Trends Conference
Apparent motion elicited smooth pursuit eye movement reveals a hidden deficit in schizophrenia; 38th Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Apparent motion elicited smooth pursuit eye movement reveals a hidden disorder in schizophrenia; 59th Annual Convention and Scientific Program
Are there differences in patterns of ecstasy and other drug use and associated harms according to length of regular ecstasy use?
Associations of borderline personality with pain, problems with medications and suicidality in a community sample of chronic non-cancer pain patients prescribed opioids for pain; General Hospital Psychiatry
Australian Drug Trends 1999. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Australian Drug Trends 1999: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Australian drug Trends 2002. Findings of the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Australian Drug Trends 2003. Findings of the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Australian Drug Trends 2004. Findings of the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Australian Drug Trends 2005: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Australian Drug Trends 2007: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System
Australian Party Drug Trends 2003. Findings from the Party Drugs Initiative (PDI) NDARC Monograph No 52
Australian Psychological Society Submission to the Inquiry into Ready-to-Drink Alcohol Beverages
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 Inhibition (BIS) and Behavioral Approach (BAS) Scores, drug use, and risk behaviours among a sample of regular ecstasy consumers; MDMA Conference
Benzodiazepine and pharmaceutical opioid misuse and their relationship to crime. An examination of illicit prescription drug markets in Melbourne, Hobart and Darwin.
Benzodiazepine and Pharmaceutical Opioid Misuse and their Relationship to Crime: An examination of illicit prescription drug markets in Melbourne, Hobart and Darwin. National Report
Benzodiazepine and Pharmaceutical Opioid Misuse and their Relationship to Crime: An examination of illicit prescription drug markets in Melbourne, Hobart and Darwin. Tasmanian Report
Benzodiazepine Use among Chronic Pain Patients Prescribed Opioids: Associations with Pain, Physical and Mental Health, and Health Service Utilization; Pain Medicine
Benzodiazepines: Their role in aggression and why GPs should prescribe with caution; Australian Family Physician
Bumps, bruises and benzos: Factors associated with accidents amongh regular injecting drug users; APSAD 2009 Conference
Can the Severity of Dependence Scale Be Usefully Applied to 'Ecstasy'?; Neuropsychobiology: International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research in Biological Psychiatry, Pharmacopsychiatry, Biological Psychology, Pharmacopsychology and Pharmacoelectroencephalography
Challenges and opportunities in using wastewater analysis to measure drug use in a small prison facility; Drug and Alcohol Review
Changes in non-opioid substitution treatment episodes for pharmaceutical opioids and heroin from 2002 to 2011; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Characterising dark net marketplace purchasers in a sample of regular psychostimulant users; International Journal of Drug Policy
Check on driver anger
Choosing a Cut-Off on the Severity of Dependence Scale for Ecstasy Use; Second International MDMA 'Ecstasy' Conference in Australasia
Choosing a cut-off on the severity of dependence scale for ecstasy use; APSAD 2009 Conference
Chronic cannabis use and ERP correlates of visual selective attention during the performance of a flanker go/nogo task; Biological Psychology
Co-ingestion of energy drinks with alcohol and other substances among a sample of people who regularly use ecstasy; Drug and Alcohol Review
Cocaine, MDMA and methamphetamine residues in wastewater: Consumption trends (2009-2015) in South East Queensland, Australia; Science of the Total Environment
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 models in the extreme; Australian Mathematical Psychology Conference 2016
Cohort Profile: The Australian Parental Supply of Alcohol Longitudinal Study (APSALS); International Journal of Epidemiology
Cohort protocol paper: The Pain and Opioids In Treatment (POINT) study; BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology
Commentary on Fidler et al. (2011): Identifying quitters who are at increased risk of relapse - where to from here?; Addiction
Commentary on Ort et al. (2014):What next to deliver on the promise of large scale sewage-based drug epidemiology?; Addiction
Community Youth Action Mentoring Project
Comparison of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Electroconvulsive Therapy in Depression; Contemporary Neuropsychiatry
Comparison of unlimited numbers of rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and ECT treatment sessions in major depressive episode; International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology
Computational methods for predicting biological activity; Chemistry in Australia
Concordance of ICD-11 and DSM-5 defi nitions of alcohol and cannabis use disorders: a population survey; The Lancet Psychiatry
Construction and validation of a State Worry Scale; 38th Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference
Construction and validation of a state worry scale; 38th Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Context of early adolescent alcohol use: First results from a longitudinal Australian cohort; APSAD 2012 Conference
Contextualizing psychological distress among regular ecstasy users: The importance of sociodemographic factors and patterns of drug use; Drug and Alcohol Review
Coroner's 'takeaway' drug alert
Correlates of pain in an in-treatment sample of opioid-dependent people; Drug and Alcohol Review
Daily and spaced transcranial magnetic stimulation (DTMS, STMS) in major depression; The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 41st Congress
Daily and spaced treatment with transcranial magnetic stimulation in major depression: a pilot study; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Dangerous new drugs sold on web 'silk road'
Day-by-day variation in affect, arousal and alcohol consumption in young adults; Drug and Alcohol Review
Defining problematic pharmaceutical opioid use among people prescribed opioids for chronic noncancer pain: do different measures identify the same patients?; Pain
Detecting impairment: Sensitive cognitive measures of dose-related acute alcohol intoxication; Journal of Psychopharmacology
Detouring Civil Liberties? Drug-Driving Laws in Australia; Griffith Law Review
Developing a Method for Site-Specific Wastewater Analysis: Implications for Prisons and Other Agencies with an Interest in Illicit Drug Use; Journal of Law and Information Science
Development of a brief tool for monitoring aberrant behaviours among patients receiving long-term opioid therapy: The Opioid-Related Behaviours In Treatment (ORBIT) scale; Drug and Alcohol Dependence: An International Journal on Biomedical and Psychosocial Approaches
Diversion of prescribed opioids by people living with chronic pain: Results from an Australian community sample; Drug and Alcohol Review
Does serotonin affect information processing speed? Examination through the use of an ecstasy (MDMA) using sample, controlling for cannabis use; MDMA Conference
Driving under the influence among frequent ecstasy consumers in Australia: Trends over time and the role of risk perceptions; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Illicit Drugs: Trends among Australian Regular Ecstasy Consumers; APSAD 2011 Conference
Drug and Alcohol intoxication and Subsequent Harm in night-time Entertainment Districts (DASHED): Monograph Series No. 67
Drug detection dogs in Australia: More bark than bite?; Drug and Alcohol Review
Drug use and risk among regular drug users in Australia: Does age make a difference?; Drug and Alcohol Review
Drug-drive rates soar
Drugs and the internet
Drugs and the internet
Drugs and the Internet
Drugs and the Internet
Drugs and the Internet
Drugs and the Internet
Drugs and the Internet, Issue 6
Early adolescent alcohol use: are sipping and drinking distinct?; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Early Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease - a Realistic Goal?; 11th RACI
Ecstacy (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) addiction: Dependence, but not as we know it?; APS Annual Conference
Ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) Addiction: Dependence, but not as we know it?; APS: Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference
Eezer Goode? Subjective experiences of emerging psychoactive substances; APSAD 2012 Conference
Effect of filtration on morphine and particle content of injections prepared from slow-release oral morphine tablets; Harm Reduction Journal
Effect on the Emotions of Healthy Individuals of Slow Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Applied to the Prefrontal Cortex; The Journal of ECT
Effectiveness of and challenges faced by surveillance systems; Drug Testing and Analysis
Effects of Filtration on the Presence of Particulate and Buprenorphine Content of Injections Prepared from Crushed Subutex® Tablets; APSAD 2011 Conference
Effects of Filtration on the Presence of Particulate and Oxycodone Content of Injections Prepared from Crushed OxyContin® Tablets; Current Drug Safety
Emerging psychoactive substance use among regular ecstasy users in Australia; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Emerging Psychoactive substances (EPS) in Australia: What's available, what's being used, and who is using them?; APSAD 2011 Conference
Estimating daily and diurnal variations of illicit drug use in Hong Kong: A pilot study of using wastewater analysis in an Asian metropolitan city; Forensic Science International
Estimating the proportion of prescription opioids that is consumed by people who inject drugs in Australia; Drug and Alcohol Review
Evaluating the potential impact of a reformulated version of oxycodone upon tampering, non-adherence and diversion of opioids: the National Opioid Medications Abuse Deterrence (NOMAD) study protocol; Addiction
Evaluation of Monitoring Schemes for Wastewater-Based Epidemiology to Identify Drug Use Trends Using Cocaine, Methamphetamine, MDMA and Methadone; Environmental Science and Technology
Evaluation of Peakmaster for computer-aided multivariate optimisation of a CE separation of 17 antipsychotic drugs using minimal experimental data; Electrophoresis
Evaluation of the Non-Government Treatment Grants Program
Exercise increases plasma THC concentrations in regular cannabis users; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Experience of adjunctive cannabis use for chronic non-cancer pain: Findings from the Pain and Opioids IN Treatment (POINT) study; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Experience of non-viral injecting-related injuries and diseases amongst people who regularly inject drugs; APSAD 2012
Eye movement and visual motion perception in schizophrenia I: Apparent motion evoked smooth pursuit eye movement reveals a hidden dysfunction in smooth pursuit eye movement in schizophrenia; Experimental Brain Research
Eye movement and visual motion perception in schizophrenia II: global coherent motion as a function of target velocity and stimulus density; Experimental Brain Research
Factors associated with driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs among an Australian sample of regular ecstasy users; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Factors associated with the development of depression in chronic non-cancer pain patients following the onset of opioid treatment for pain; Journal of Affective Disorders
Fears over dirty needle use
Filtering pharmaceutical opioids for injection: What methods are being used and how effective are they?; APSAD Conference 2008
Filtration of crushed tablet suspensions has potential to reduce infection incidence in people who inject drugs; Drug and Alcohol Review
From the therapy room to the real world: Preliminary results from a pilot RCT of a self-help coping program (ProCOPE) for men with early stage prostate cancer, and their loved ones; The 4th Australian Health & Medical Research Congress
Frontal lobe dysfunction and its relationship to impulsive and premediatated aggression; The 44th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Geographic Variation in Health Service Use and Perceived Access Barriers for Australian Adults with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Receiving Opioid Therapy; Pain medicine
Health and Well-Being in Tasmanian Prisoners With and Without Hepatitis C Antibodies; APSAD 2011 Conference
Health service utilisation by people living with chronic non-cancer pain: findings from the Pain and Opioids IN Treatment (POINT) study; Australian Health Review
Helping people cope with advanced prostate cancer: Identifying and meeting their coping needs; 43rd Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
How does ecstasy/MDMA use affect the visual system, and does it really matter?; APSAD 2011 Conference
How parents can teach their children to drink responsibly
How should Australian drug treatment services be responding to pharmaceutical drug use; APSAD 2010 Conference
I Like The Old Stuff Better Than The New Stuff? Subjective Experiences Of Emerging Psychoactive Substances; Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference 2013
Illicit drug use between an annual key holiday and a control period: Wastewater analysis in a semi-rural, an urban and a vacation area; APSAD 2012 Conference
Impaired Consolidation Processes Underlying Ecstasy-Group Deficits in Verbal Memory; Second International MDMA 'Ecstasy' Conference in Australasia
Impaired Processing Speed in Ecstasy Consumers: Is this really just a residual effect of Cannabis?; APSAD 2011 Conference
Implementing real-time prescription drug monitoring: Are we ready?; Drug and Alcohol Review
Implementing real-time prescription drug monitoring: Are we ready?; Drug and Alcohol Review
Indicators of Drug Use in Tasmania
Injecting MS Contin: What is the harm reduction evidence?; APSAD 2009 Conference
Injecting OxyContin: What is the harm reduction eveidence?; ATDC 2010: Reducing harm across the lifespan
Investigating the role of serotonin in visual orientation processing using an 'ecstasy' (MDMA)- based research model; Neuropsychobiology
Investigation of Pharmaceutical Misuse Amongst Drug Treatment Clients
Is ecstasy a drug of dependence?; Drug and Alcohol Dependence: An International Journal on Biomedical and Psychosocial Approaches
Is khat use disorder a valid diagnostic entity?; Addiction
Is there an ecstasy (MDMA) dependence syndrome?; The health and psychological effects of "ecstasy" (MDMA) use
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
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
MDMA: Neurohormonal, Neurocognitive, and Psychobiological Aspects of Recreational Ecstasy; The Open Addiction Journal
Measuring drug use patterns in Queensland through wastewater analysis; Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Mephedrone use Among Regular Ecstasy Consumers in Australia
Methods and predictors of tampering with a tamper-resistant controlled-release oxycodone formulation; International Journal of Drug Policy
Minimising the unintended consequences of opioid treatment: Development of a drug behaviour scale for use in Australia; APSAD 2011 Conference
Mixing Alcohol and Benzodiazepines: The implications for safe driving; APSAD 2011 Conference
Monitoring drug markets in the Internet age and the evolution of drug monitoring systems in Australia; Drug Testing and Analysis
Monitoring illicit drug use through wastewater analysis in South East Queensland, Australia; APSAD 2011 Conference
Monitoring substance use in prisons: Assessing the potential value of wastewater analysis; Science and Justice
Monitoring temporal changes in use of two cathinones in a large urban catchment in Queensland, Australia; The Science of The Total Environment: An International Journal for Scientific Research Into The Environment and Its Relationship With Man
Monitoring the Internet for emerging psychoactive substances available to Australia; Drug and Alcohol Review
Monitoring the internet for emerging psychoactive substances available to Australia: The first 12 months; APSAD 2012 Conference
Moody booze: Introducing the special section on affect regulation and substance use; Drug and Alcohol Review
Motivations for, and consequences of, energy drink and alcohol co-ingestion; APSAD 2011 Conference
Multiply disadvantaged: Health and service utilisation factors faced by homeless injecting drug consumers in Australia; Drug and Alcohol Review
Natural history of pharmaceutical misuse: Initiation into pharmaceutical misuse and recent use in a sample of drug and alcohol treatment clients; APSAD 2009 Conference
Needle Sharing Shock
New applications of wastewater analyses for assessing substance use; Drug and alcohol review
New psychoactive substance use among regular psychostimulant users in Australia, 2010-2016
New psychoactive substance use among regular psychostimulant users in Australia, 2010–2015; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Newspaper reports of suicide: The impact of newsworthiness; German Journal of Psychiatry
Newspaper reports of suicide: The impact of newsworthiness; The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 41st Congress
No escalation of Methamphetamine use in Tasmania
No man is an island in new study
NPS provision in prisons: Time to embrace the evidence; APSAD 2011 Conference
Old fits, new fits: Re-use of injecting equipment amongst a sample of regular injectiing drug users in Tasmania; APSAD 2010 Conference
Opioid agonist doses for oxycodone and morphine dependence: Findings from a retrospective case series; Drug and alcohol review
Our state of dependence
Over the Bar: A Focus on Alcohol Use among Regular Ecstasy Consumers in Australia
Over the counter codeine use by people who inject drugs regularly in Australia; APSAD 2010 Conference
Pain prevalence, severity and interference in an Australian opioid agonist treatment sample; APSAD 2012 Conference
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 alcohol and alcohol consumption in adolescence: prospective cohort study; Psychological medicine
Parents Who Supply Sips of Alcohol in Early Adolescence: A Prospective Study of Risk Factors; Pediatrics (English Edition)
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
Pharmaceutical diversion
Pharmaceutical drugs: The delicate balance between reducing pain and reducting harm; Drug and Alcohol Review
Pharmaceutical misuse amongst drug treatment clients: Patterns of use and associated harms; APSAD 2009 Conference
Pharmaceutical opioid analgesic and heroin dependence: How do treatment-seeking clients differ in Australia?; Drug and Alcohol Review
Pharmaceutical opioid injection in high and low heroin availability jurisdictions: the who and why; APSAD Conference 2008
Pharmaceutical opioid use and dependence among people living with chronic pain: associations observed within the Pain and Opioids in Treatment (POINT) Cohort; Pain Medicine
Physiological and psychological outcomes of alcohol and energy drink co-ingestion; 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism,
Pick of drugs scene
Postexercise facilitation appears durable in normal subjects; Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Predictors of sub-clinical paranoia among methamphetamine consumers; APSAD 2010 Conference
Preliminary Development of a Brief Cannabis Use Disorder Screening Tool: The Cannabis Use Disorder Identification Test Short-Form; Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research
Prescription of opioid analgesics and related harms in Australia; Medical Journal of Australia
Prevalence and associations of quetiapine fumarate misuse among an Australian national city sample of people who regularly inject drugs; Addiction
Prevalence and correlates of suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts in people prescribed pharmaceutical opioids for chronic pain; Clinical Journal of Pain
Prevalence of injecting drug use and associated risk behavior among regular ecstasy users in Australia; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
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
Profiles of illicit drug use during annual key holiday and control periods: wastewater analysis in an urban, a semi-rural and a vacation area; Addiction
Prospective and retrospective memory problems in regular ecstasy consumers: Is it just about the ecstasy; APSAD 2009 Conference
Prospective and Retrospective Memory Problems in Regular Ecstasy Consumers: Is it Just About the Ecstasy?; Second International MDMA 'Ecstasy' Conference in Australasia
Pull the other one: Effects of the prescription restriction level for benzodiazepines in an isolated drug market; APSAD Conference 2008
Recent trends in benzodiazepine use by injecting drug users in Victoria and Tasmania; Drug and Alcohol Review
Reducing harm from pharmaceutical opioid injection: The importance and effectiveness of filters; APSAD 2010 Conference
Refining the estimation of illicit drug consumptions from wastewater analysis: Co-analysis of prescription pharmaceuticals and uncertainty assessment; Water Research
Refining the excretion factors of methadone and codeine for wastewater analysis — Combining data from pharmacokinetic and wastewater studies; Environment international
Reflections on a Two-year National Pilot of the Party Drugs Initiative (PDI)
Relationships between the Symptomatology and Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia: Three, Five, Eleven, or a Greater Number of Valid Syndromes?
Relationships between the symptomatology and neuropsychology of schizophrenia: three, five, or a greater number of valid syndromes?; Australasian Schizophrenia Conference
Residual effects of ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) on low level visual processes; Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental
Review of the Road Safety (Alcohol and Drugs) Amendment Act 2005
Risk and benefit perceptions of party drug use; Addictive Behaviors
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 mental health problems amongst regular injecting drug users interviewed in the IDRS
Self-reported physiological and psychological side-effects of an acute alcohol and energy drink dose; Appetite
Self-reported recent testing and diagnosis for sexually transmitted infections among regular ecstasy users in Australia, 2011–2012; Drug and Alcohol Review
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
Sewage-based epidemiology: a novel, emerging approach to estimating population-level illicit drug consumption; Australasian Epidemiologist
Sex and Drugs: Sexual Risk Behaviour among Regular Psychostimulant Consumers in Australia
Sexual and injecting risk behaviours among regular ecstasy users; Addictive Behaviors
Shame and guilt-proneness: Divergent implications for problematic alcohol use and drinking to cope with anxiety and depression symptomatology; Personality and Individual Differences
Shame and Guilt: Divergent implications for drinking to downregulate negative affect states; APSAD 2011 Conference
Sipping, drinking, and early adolescent alcohol consumption: a cautionary note; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Sleep quality among people living with chronic non-cancer pain: findings from the Pain and Opioids IN Treatment (POINT) cohort; Clinical Journal of Pain
Sleep Quality Among People Living With Chronic Noncancer Pain: Findings From the Pain and Opioids IN Treatment (POINT) Cohort; The Clinical journal of pain
Small amounts of ecstasy may cause memory impairment
Spatial variations in the consumption of illicit stimulant drugs across Australia: A nationwide application of wastewater-based epidemiology; The Science of The Total Environment
Study protocol: a dose-escalating, phase-2 study of oral lisdexamfetamine in adults with methamphetamine dependence; Bmc Psychiatry
Survey delves into aggressive driving
Systematic and day-to-day effects of chemical-derived population estimates on wastewater-based drug epidemiology; Environmental Science and Technology
Tasmania Drug Trends 2012: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmania needs drug programs
Tasmanian Drug Trends 1999. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 1999. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS); 1999 National Drug Trends Conference
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2000. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2000. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS); 2000 National Drug Trends Conference
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2001. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2001. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS); 2001 National Drug Trends Conference
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2002. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS); 2002 National Drug Trends Conference
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2002. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2003. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS); 2003 National Drug Trends Conference
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2003. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2004. Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2005: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2006: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2006: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System and Extension Study (IDRS-E)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2007: Findings from the Ilicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2008: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2009: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2010: Findings from the Illicit Drug Report System (IDRS)
Tasmanian Drug Trends 2011: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
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 Party Drug Trends 2003. Findings from the Party Drugs Initiative (PDI)
Tasmanian Party Drug Trends 2003. Findings from the Party Drugs Initiative (PDI); 2003 National Drug Trends Conference
Tasmanian trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2004. Findings from the Party Drugs Initiative (PDI)
Tasmanian trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2005: findings from the Party Drug Initiative (PDI)
Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2006: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)
Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2007: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)
Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2008
Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2009: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System System (EDRS)
Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2010: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)
Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and related Drug Markets 2011: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)
Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2012: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)
Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2013: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) Australian Drug Trends Series No. 122
Tasmanian trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2014: findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) - Australian Drug Trends Series No. 140
Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2015: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS). Australian Drug Trends Series No. 158
Teen Binge Truths
The blood borne virus transmission risk assessment questionnaire (short version): Can it identify risk equivalently for heroin, methamphetamine and pharmaceutical opioid injectors?; APSAD 2009 Conference
The characteristics of a cohort who tamper with prescribed and diverted opioid medications; Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
The correlates of financial strain amongst people who inject drugs; APSAD 2012 Conference
The effect of ecstasy (MDMA) on components of impulsivity: A study controlling for cannabis use; MDMA Conference
The effect of the ecstasy 'come-down' on the diagnosis of ecstasy dependence; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
The effects of 'ecstasy' (MDMA) on visuospatial memory performance: findings from a systematic review with meta-analyses; Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental
The Effects of Modafinil on Behavioural and ERP Measures of Attention; ASP2016 - The 26th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Society for Psychophysiology
The effects of restricting publicly subsidised temazepam capsules on benzodiazepine use among injecting drug users in Australia; Medical Journal of Australia
The epidemiology of ecstasy use and harms in Australia; Neuropsychobiology
The epidemiology of methamphetamine risk and harm in Australia; Drug and Alcohol Review
The expectancy valence model of the Iowa Gambling Task: Can it produce reliable estimates for individuals?; Journal of Mathematical Psychology
The Expectancy Valence Model: Can it identify individual performance deficits on the Iowa gambling task?; Australian Mathematical Psychology Conference
The extent and correlates of community-based pharmaceutical opioid utilisation in Australia; Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety
The Health and Wellbeing of a Group of Tasmanian Regular Injecting Drug Users
The health and wellbeing of frequent ecstasy consumers in Australia; 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology
The impact of alcohol and energy drink consumption on intoxications and risk-taking behavior; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
The impact of changes in the availability of publicly subsidised 10mg temazepam gel caps in Australia
The impact of comorbid cannabis and methamphetamine use on mental health among regular ecstasy users; Addictive Behaviors
The impact of independent and combined alcohol and energy drink consumption on risk-taking behaviour; APSAD 2012 Conference
The influence of dopamine on the human contrast sensitivity function; 33rd Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
The introduction of a potentially abuse deterrent oxycodone formulation: Early findings from the Australian National Opioid Medications Abuse Deterrence (NOMAD) study; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
The Pain and Opioids IN Treatment study: characteristics of a cohort using opioids to manage chronic non-cancer pain; Pain
The potential reach of opioid substitution settings to deliver HCV care to people who inject drugs in Australia; Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
The prevalence and correlates of chronic pain and suicidality in a nationally representative sample; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
The prevalence and correlates of neurological illness and traumatic brain injury (TBI) among Australian frequent drug users; APSAD 2012 Conference
The relationship between age and risky injecting behaviours among a sample of Australian people who inject drugs; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
The rise of new psychoactive substance use in Australia; Drug Testing and Analysis
The role of executive functions and v erbal memory deficits in poor memory outcomes for ecstasy consumers; MDMA Conference
The Role of Serotonin in Low Level Visual Processes, as Revealed by Using an 'Ecstasy' (MDMA)-Based Research Model; Second International MDMA 'Ecstasy' Conference in Australasia
The self-reported personal wellbeing of a sample of Australian injecting drug users; Addiction
The sources of pharmaceuticals for problematic users of benzodiazepines and prescription opioids; Medical Journal of Australia
The Status of Injecting Drug Use in Tasmania
The Subjective Physiological, Psychological, and Behavioral Risk-Taking Consequences of Alcohol and Energy Drink Co-Ingestion; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
The use of harm reduction strategies among a sample of regular ecstasy consumers; APSAD 2010 Conference
The use of over-the-counter codeine by people who inject drugs regularly in Australia; APSAD 2011 Conference
The use of paracetamol (acetaminophen) among a community sample of people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed opioids; International Journal of Clinical Practice
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: An International Journal on Biomedical and Psychosocial Approaches
Transition to and from injecting drug use among regular ecstasy users; Addictive Behaviors
Treating codeine dependence with buprenorphine: Dose requirements and induction outcomes from a retrospective case series in New South Wales, Australia; Drug and Alcohol Review
Trends in benzodiazepine use among injecting drug users in Victoria and Tasmania: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System
Trends in morphine prescriptions, illicit morphine use and associated harms among regular injecting drug users in Australia; 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
Understanding the health and service needs of diverse populations of pharmaceutical opioid users: Cohort studies of dependent users in treatment, and people who inject drugs. Technical Report Number 331
Using quantitative wastewater analysis to measure daily usage of conventional and emerging illicit drugs at an annual music festival; Drug and Alcohol Review
Valid Points, But the Trends Remain: A Response to Rossheim, Suzuki, and Thombs; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
What next to deliver on the promise of large scale sewage-based drug epidemiology?; Addiction
Where there's a wheel, there's a way
Young adults who mix alcohol with energy drinks: Typology of risk-taking behaviour; Addictive Behaviors: An International Journal
Young and not so drunk: Sipping, drinking and Australian adolescents; APSAD 2012 Conference
‘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

2013: National Inst on drug abuse international forum (14-15 June) and College on problems of drug dependence 75th annual scientific meeting (15-20 June) USA ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
An analysis of the experiences and motivations of clients accessing Sydney's Medically Supervised Injecting Centre and the factors facilitating or inhibiting service uptake and retention; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
An Investigation of Pharmaceutical Drug Misuse and Harms Among Drug Treatment Clients in Victoria, Tasmania, Western Australia and Queensland; Department of Human Services Victoria (DHSVIC)
An RCT of cannabinoid replacement therapy (Sativex) for the management of treatment-resistant cannabis dependent patients; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Benzodiazepine and Pharmaceutical Opiate Misuse and Their Relationship to Crime; Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre (TPADC)
Determining the Best Ways to Provide Psychological Support to Tasmanian Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and Their Loved One: What Works and for Whom?; Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust (CCMRT)
Determining the Best Ways to Provide Psychological Support to Tasmanian Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and Their Loved One: What Works and for Whom?; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Drug and Alcohol intoxication and Subsequent Harm in night-time Entertainment Districts (DASHED); Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC)
Ecstasy and Related Drug Reporting System in Tasmania (EDRS); Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Estimating per capita use and release of chemicals by wastewater analysis; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Evaluating temporal and spatial changes in consumption of new psychoactive substances in Queensland by retrospective analysis of archived wastewater samples; Department of Health Queensland (DHQ)
Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) Project No 2; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Illicit Drug Reporting System in Tasmania (IDRS) ; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Illicit Drug Reporting System in Tasmania (IDRS) 2005/07; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Illicit Drug Reporting System: Tasmanian Regional Extension; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Illicit Drugs Reporting System - Party Drugs Initiative (IDRS-PDI); Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Measuring Prison Drug use Through Wastewater Analysis: A Preparatory Study of the A.C.T Prison; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Microflow ultra high pressure liquid chromatography - high resolution mass spectrometry for chemical exposure monitoring; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Party Drugs Initiative (PDI) 2006/07 ; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Pharmaceutical opioid prescription for chronic pain in Australia: Trajectories of prescribing, risk of adverse events, and predictors of harm; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Pharmaceutical opioids for chronic non-cancer pain: Evaluating health outcomes and economic impact over five years; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study of lisdexamfetamine for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Recovery Buddy; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Understanding People's Attitudes Toward Driving Behaviour in Tasmania; Australian Rotary Health Research Fund (ARHRF)
Evaluation of Tasmanian NGOTGP Services
Holyoake Gottawanna Program Evaluation
Illicit Drug Reporting System - Launceston Extension
National Opioid Medications Abuse Deterrence (NOMAD)
NSW Alcohol and Energy Drinks
Review of indicators of trends in alcohol, tobacco and other drug use in Tasmania
Review of Road Safety (Alcohol and Drugs) Amendment Act 2005
The impact of independent and combined alcohol and energy drink consumption on behavioural performance
Young Australians Alcohol Reporting System

Research Candidate Supervision

A Common Factor for Childhood Syndromes and Disorders- Empirical Evaluation and Associated Risk Factors
A Mixed Hazard? The Consequences of Co-Ingesting Alcohol with Energy Drinks
An Investigation of Object Permanence and its Relationship to Smooth Pursuit Eye Movement
Consideration of Capillary Electrophoresis as an Analysis Technique for the Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Antipsychotics
Diazepam- The Acute Effects of Standard Dose on Driving-related Skills in Benzodiazepine-naive and Long-term Users
Examining the Effect of Acute and Chronic Khat Use on Cognitive and Emotional Functioning of Higher Institution Students in Ethiopia
Investigation and Application of Statistical Techniques when Using Wastewater Analysis to Monitor Illicit Drug Use
On the Visual Tracking of Continous and Apparent Motion Stimuli- Saccadic and Smooth Pursuit Tracking Components and their Relationship to Motion Sensitivity
Serum s100B as a Predictor of Neuropsychological Recovery Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Shame and Guilt- Implications for the Regulation of Alcohol Use
Strategic Control, Consolidation and Poly-drug use; the Relative Contributions to Verbal Memory Impairment in
The Effect of 5mg of Diazepam on Driving-related Skills- Equating impairment to a blood-alcohol concentration level, and investigating subjective perception of impairment
The Effects of Latent-Trait-Anxiety on Attentional Processing- An ERP Investigation
The Role of the Prefrontal Cortex in the Expression of Impulsive- and Premeditated-Aggression
The Role of the Two-factor Model of Impulsivity, Conscientiousness in Risk-taking and Harm Reduction Behaviour among Regular Ecstasy Users
The Visual Processing Under Normal and Low Contrast Visibility Conditions in Recreational Cannabis Users
Through the Rainbow Looking Glass- Exploration of the Impact of Gay Community and Media Exposure on Body Image, Depression and Controlling Physical Appearance in Gay Men
Understanding Men's Coping and Support Needs and Preferences and their Implications for Health Related Intervention and Service Delivery
Using Wastewater Analysis to Measure the Prevalence of Prison Drug Use and the Effectiveness of Prison Drug Use Supply Reduction Strategies