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Researcher: Akhurst, JS (Ms Jane Akhurst)

Fields of Research

Behavioural neuroscience
Health psychology
Pain

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in psychology
Mental health
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

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.)
Cognitive outcomes associated with long-term, regular, recreational cannabis use in adults: A meta-analysis; Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology
Dopamine, endocannabinoids and their interaction in fear extinction and negative affect in PTSD; Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
Energy drinks, alcohol and cardiovascular functioning; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Nature versus intensity of intoxication: Co-ingestion of alcohol and energy drinks and the effect on objective and subjective intoxication; Drug and Alcohol Dependence

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision