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Preventing Harmful Drug Use In Australia

Cross Program Publications

Quilter, J., McNamara, L., Seear, K. and Room, R. (2016). The definition and significance of ‘intoxication; in Australian criminal law: a case study of Queensland’s ‘Safe night out’ legislation. QUT Law Review, 16, (2), pp. 42-58. DOI: 10.5204/qutlr.v16i2.654 [RJ1253] Paper

Liang, W., Chikritzhs, T.N. and Lee, A.H. (2015). Lifestyle of young Australian adults with asthma. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, 27, (2), pp. NP248-NP254. DOI: 10.1177/1010539512439229 [RJ824] Paper

Lee, K.S., Chikritzhs, T.N., Wilson, S., Wilkes, E.T., Gray, D., Room, R. and Conigrave, K. (2014). Better methods to collect self-reported alcohol and other drug use data from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Drug and Alcohol Review, 33, pp. 482-490. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12159 [RJ993] Paper

Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2013). Asthma history predicts the risk of affective disorders and anxiety disorders. Health, 5, (2), pp. 313-319. DOI: 10.4236/health.2013.52A042 [RJ886] Paper

Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2013). Sleep duration and its links to psychological distress, health status, physical activity and body mass index among a large representative general population sample. International Journal of Clinical Medicine (IJCM), 4, (1), pp. 45-51. DOI: 10.4236/ijcm.2013.41010 [RJ885] Paper

Liang, W. and Lee, A.H. (2013). Effects of green tea on cognitive function and emotions: emerging evidence. In Wu, W. (ed.) Green Tea: Varieties, Production and Health Benefits. Nova Science Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-62257-562-6 [CH182]

Hornosty, J., Gray, D. and Saggers, S. (2012). Canada's Aboriginal Peoples and Health: The Perpetuation of Inequality. Second Opinion: An Introduction to Health Sociology. Canadian Edition. Oxford University Press, Ontario, Canada. pp. 119-141. ISBN: 978-0-19-543198-8 [CH185]

Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2012). Asthma and injury risk: a large scale population-based study. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 3, pp. 394-399. DOI: 10.4236/ijcm.2012.35074 [RJ864] Paper

Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2012). Childhood hospitalisations for physical disease and risk of mental disorders during adolescence and early adulthood. Adolescent Psychiatry, 2, (3), pp. 263-270. [RJ852]

Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2012). Early childhood infections and risk of schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.202.06.007 [RJ851] Paper

Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2012). Family history of cancer and smoking cessation, is there a role for physicians? International Journal of Clinical Medicine (IJCM), 03, pp. 9-13. [RJ826]

Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2012). Pattern of mental health service use and risk of injury: a longitudinal study. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2, (1), pp. 98-104. [RJ823]

Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T.N. (2012). The association between age at first use of alcohol and alcohol consumption levels among adult general drinking population. Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10389-012-0502-2 [RJ833] Paper

Liang, W., Chikritzhs, T.N. and Lee, A.H. (2012). Modest time dependent misclassification in recalling age at first use of alcohol and tobacco. Contemporary Drug Problems. [RJ825]

Malacova, E., Butler, T., Yap, L., Grant, L., Richards, A., Smith, A. and Donovan, B. (2012). Sexual coercion prior to imprisonment: prevalence, demographic and behavioural correlates. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 23, (8), pp. 533-9. DOI: 10.1258/ijsa.2011.011069 [RJ814] Paper

Chih, H. and Liang, W. (2011). Lifestyles and migraine attack. American Medical Journal, 2, (2), pp. 111-118. [RJ827]

Liang, W. and Lee, A.H. (2011). Does childhood asthma increase the risk of mood disorders in later life? American Medical Journal, 2, (2), pp. 93-97. [RJ828]

Liang, W., Chikritzhs, T.N., Lenton, S. and Allsop, S. (2011). Does availability of illicit drugs mediate the association between mental illness and substance abuse? Substance Use and Misuse, 46, (10), pp. 1304-1308. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2011.574769 [RJ779] Paper

Perkes, I., Schofield, P., Butler, T. and Hollis, S. (2011). Traumatic brain injury rates and sequelae: A comparison of prisoners with a matched community sample in Australia. Brain Injury, 25, pp. 131-141. DOI: 10.3109/02699052.2010.536193 [RJ792] Paper

Saggers, S., McBride, N. and Rechichi, V. (2011). Target Zero: Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Submission by NDRI to the Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs inquiry into developing a national approach to the prevention, intervention and management of FASD in Australia. National Drug Research Institute, Perth. [R251]

Saggers, S., Walter, M. and Gray, D. (2011). Culture, history and health. In Thackrah, R., Scott, K. and Winch, J. (eds.) Indigenous Australian Health and Cultures: An Introduction for Health Professionals. Pearson, Sydney. [CH177]

Schofield, P., Butler, T., Hollis, S. and D'Este, C. (2011). Are prisoners reliable survey respondents: a validation of self-reported traumatic brain injury (TBI) against hospital medical records? Brain Injury, 25, pp. 74-82. DOI: 10.3109/02699052.2010.531690 [RJ793] Paper

Allsop, S., Carter, O. and Lenton, S. (2010). Enhancing clinical research with alcohol, tobacco and cannabis problems and dependence. Drug and Alcohol Review, 29, pp. 483-490. [RJ758]

Lee, A.H. and Liang, W. (2010). Life-long physical activity involvement and the risk of ischemic stroke in southern China. Stroke Research and Treatment, 2010. DOI: 10.4061/2010/415241 [RJ772] Paper

Liang, W., Lee, A.H. and Binns, C.W. (2010). White rice-based food consumption and ischemic stroke risk: A case-control study in southern China. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 19, (6), pp. 480-484. [RJ708]

Wilkes, E.T., Gray, D., Saggers, S., Casey, W. and Stearne, A. (2010). Substance misuse and mental health among Aboriginal Australians. In Purdie, N., Dudgeon, P. and Walker, R. (eds.) Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice. Australian Council for Educational Research, Canberra. pp. 117-134. ISBN: 978-1-74241-090-6-6 [CH167] Paper Abstract

Helfgott, S. and Allsop, S. (eds.) (2009). Helping Change: The Drug and Alcohol Counsellors' Training Program. Drug and Alcohol Office, National Drug Research Institute. Drug and Alcohol Office, Government of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia. ISBN: 978-1-876684-32-7 [UP19]

Allsop, S., Loxley, W. and Rechichi, V. (2009). Twenty years' research from the National Drug Research Institute. Drug and Alcohol Review, 28, (2), pp. 95. DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2008.00035.x [RJ649] Paper

Butler, T. (2009). WA Health and Criminal Justice Research Forum report. National Drug Research Institute. [R234]

Butler, T., Belcher, J., Champion, U., Allerton, M. and Fasher, M. (2009). The physical health status of young Australian offenders. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32, pp. 73-80. [RJ572]

Degenhardt, L., Randall, D., Hall, W., Law, M., Butler, T. and Burns, L. (2009). Mortality among clients of a state-wide opioid pharmacotherapy program over 20 years: Risk factors and lives saved. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 105, pp. 9-15. [RJ695] Abstract

Liang, W., Lee, A.H. and Binns, C.W. (2009). Dietary supplementation by older adults in southern China: A hospital outpatient clinic study. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 9, (39). [RJ709]

Butler, T. (2008). Prisoner Health. Australia's Health (chapter). Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Canberra. pp. 87-91. ISBN: 978 1 74024 762 7 [CH148]

Butler, T. and Papanastasiou, C. (2008). National Prison Entrants' Bloodborne Virus & Risk Behaviour Survey Report 2004 & 2007. National Drug Research Institute (Curtin University) & National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (University of New South Wales). ISBN: 1 74067 582 7 [R223] Paper

Cashin, A., Potter, E. and Butler, T. (2008). The relationship between exercise and hopelessness in prison. Journal of Psychiatry and Mental Health Nursing, 15, pp. 66-71. [RJ677]

Frances, K., Hutchins, T., Saggers, S. and Gray, D. (2008). Group analysis of Aboriginal child death review cases in which chronic neglect is present. Child Death Review Committee, Perth. [T187] Paper

Ritchers, J., Butler, T., Yap, L., Kirkwood, K., Grant, L., Smith, A., Schneider, K. and Donovan, B. (2008). Sexual health and behaviour of New South Wales prisoners. School of Public Health and Community Medicine., University of New South Wales. ISBN: 978-0-7334-2687-2 [M72] Paper

Allnutt, S.H., Butler, T. and Yang, B. (2007). Mentally ill prison inmates in Australia have poor physical health. International Journal of Prisoner Health, 3, pp. 99-110. [RJ578]

Butler, T., Allnutt, S.H., Cain, D. and Kariminia, A. (2007). Mental health status of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australian prisoners. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41, pp. 429-435. [RJ575]

Butler, T., Boonwaat, L., Hailstone, S., Falconer, S., Lems, P. and Ginley, T. (2007). The 2004 Australian prison entrants' blood borne viruses and risk behaviour survey. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 31, pp. 44-50. [RJ583]

Butler, T., Kariminia, A., Law, M., Levy, M.H., Corben, S., Kaldor, J.M. and Grant, L. (2007). Suicide risk among recently released prisoners in New South Wales, Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 187, pp. 387-390. [RJ569] Paper

Eckstein, G., Levy, M.H. and Butler, T. (2007). Can prison health services address health inequalities? International Journal of Prisoner Health, 3, pp. 69-76. [RJ574]

Gjersing, L., Butler, T., Capelhorn, J., Belcher, J. and Matthews, R. (2007). Attitudes and beliefs towards methadone maintenance treatment among Australian prison health staff. Drug and Alcohol Review, 26, pp. 501-508. [RJ573]

Kariminia, A. and Butler, T. (2007). Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal health differentials in Australian prisoners. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 31, pp. 366-371. [RJ576]

Kariminia, A., Butler, T., Corben, S., Levy, M.H., Grant, L. and Kaldor, J.M. (2007). Extreme cause specific mortality among adults who have served time in prison. International Journal of Epidemiology, 36, pp. 310-316. [RJ582]

Kariminia, A., Law, M., Butler, T., Corben, S., Levy, M.H., Kaldor, J.M. and Grant, L. (2007). Factors associated with mortality in a cohort of Australian prisoners. European Journal of Epidemiology, 22, pp. 417-428. [RJ570]

Levy, M.H., Butler, T. and Zhao, J. (2007). Prevalence of Mantoux positivity and annual risk of infection for tuberculosis in New South Wales prisoners, 1996 and 2001. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 18, pp. 119-124. [RJ579]

Yap, L., Butler, T., Ritchers, J., Kirkwood, K., Grant, L., Saxby, M., Ropp, F. and Donovan, B. (2007). Do condoms cause rape and mayhem? The long-term effects of condoms in New South Wales prisons. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 883, pp. 219-222. [RJ584]

Butler, T. (2006). A review of data collections relating to Indigenous and non-indigenous people in Australian prisons. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. National Prisoner Health Indicator Project., Canberra. [R230]

Butler, T. (2006). Prisoner Health. Australia's Health (chapter). Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Canberra. pp. 249-251. ISBN: 1 74024 565 2 [CH160]

Butler, T. (2006). The health of the people of New South Wales: report of the chief health officer. Population Health Division - Aboriginal Prisoner Health Chapter. NSW Dept. of Health, Sydney. [CH163] Paper

Butler, T. and Kariminia, A. (2006). Prison violence: Perspectives and epidemiology. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 17, pp. 17-19. [RJ587]

Butler, T., Andrews, G., Allnutt, S.H., Smith, N.E., Sakashita, C. and Basson, J. (2006). Mental disorders in Australian prisoners: A comparison with a community sample. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40, (3), pp. 272-276. [RJ592]

Cashin, A., Butler, T., Levy, M.H. and Potter, E. (2006). Intellectual disability in the New South Wales inmate population. International Journal of Prisoner Health, 2, pp. 115-120. [RJ586]

Kenny, D.T., Nelson, P., Butler, T., Lennings, C., Allerton, M. and Champion, U. (2006). NSW Young people on community orders health survey 2003-2006: Key findings Report. Key findings report., The University of Sydney. ISBN: 1-86487-845-2 [R225] Paper

Riddell, S., Nielssen, O., Butler, T., MacDonald, C. and Starmer, G. (2006). The relationship between amphetamine use, crime and psychiatric disorder among prisoners in New South Wales. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 13, pp. 160-165. [RJ580]

Schofield, P., Butler, T., Hollis, S., Smith, N.E., Lee, S. and Kelso, W. (2006). Neuropsychiatric correlates of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among Australian prison entrants. Brain Injury, 20, pp. 1409-1418. [RJ585]

Schofield, P., Butler, T., Hollis, S., Smith, N.E., Lee, S. and Kelso, W. (2006). Traumatic brain injury among Australian prisoners: Rates, recurrence and sequelae. Brain Injury, 20, pp. 499-506. [RJ589]

Thein, H., Butler, T., Krahn, M.D., Rawlinson, W., Levy, M.H., Kaldor, J.M. and Dore, G.J. (2006). The effect of hepatitis C virus infection on health-related quality of life in prisoners. Journal of Urban Health, 83, (2), pp. 275-288. [RJ590]

Butler, T., Allnutt, S.H., Cain, D., Owens, D. and Muller, C. (2005). Mental illness in the New South Wales (Australia) prisoner population. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39, pp. 407-413. [RJ596]

Butler, T., Boonwaat, L. and Hailstone, S. (2005). National prison entrants' blood borne virus survey. Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice and National Centres in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research., University of NSW. ISBN: 0-7347-37440 [CH165]

D'Souza, R.M., Butler, T. and Petrovsky, N. (2005). Assessment of cardiovascular disease risk factors and diabetes mellitus in Australian prisons: Is the prisoner population unhealthier than the rest of the Australian population? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 29, pp. 318-323. [RJ595]

Kariminia, A., Butler, T., Kaldor, J.M., Corben, S., Levy, M.H. and Law, M. (2005). Mortality among prisoners: How accurate is the Australian National Death Index? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 29, pp. 572-575. [RJ593]

Levy, M.H. and Butler, T. (2005). Prisoner Health. In Eyland, S. and O'Toole, S. (eds.) Corrections Criminology. Hawkins Press, Sydney. ISBN: 1 87606 717 9 [CH161]

Loxley, W., Toumbourou, J. and Stockwell, T.R. (2005). A new integrated vision of how to prevent harmful drug use (Invited Editorial). Medical Journal of Australia, 182, (2), pp. 54-55. [RJ456] Paper

Stockwell, T.R. (2005). Future directions for prevention policy and research. Introduction. In Stockwell, T.R., Gruenewald, P., Toumbourou, J. and Loxley, W. (eds.) Preventing harmful substance use: the evidence base for policy and practice. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester. [CH132]

Stockwell, T.R. (2005). Patterns of risk and related harms. In Stockwell, T.R., Gruenewald, P., Toumbourou, J. and Loxley, W. (eds.) Preventing harmful substance use: the evidence base for policy and practice. John Wiley and Sons Ltd, West Sussex. [CH124]

Stockwell, T.R., Gruenewald, P., Toumbourou, J. and Loxley, W. (eds.) (2005). Preventing harmful substance use: The evidence base for policy and practice. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex. ISBN: 0-470-09228-9 [M46]

Stockwell, T.R., Gruenewald, P., Toumbourou, J. and Loxley, W. (2005). Preventing risky drug use and related harms: the need for a synthesis of new knowledge. In Stockwell, T.R., Gruenewald, P., Toumbourou, J. and Loxley, W. (eds.) Preventing harmful substance use: The evidence base for policy and practice. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex. [CH123]

Stockwell, T.R., Gruenewald, P., Toumbourou, J. and Loxley, W. (2005). Recommendations for new directions in the prevention of risky substance use and related harms. In Stockwell, T.R., Gruenewald, P., Toumbourou, J. and Loxley, W. (eds.) Preventing harmful substance use: The evidence base for policy and practice. John Wiley and Sons Ltd, West Sussex. [CH127]

Butler, T. (2004). Prisoner's Health. Australia's Health (chapter). Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Canberra. pp. 218-219. ISBN: 1 74024 382 x [CH162]

Butler, T. (2004). The health of the people of New South Wales: the report of the chief health officer. Population Health Division. NSW Dept. Health, Sydney. [CH164] Paper

Butler, T., Kariminia, A., Trevathan, L. and Bond, J. (2004). Injury surveillance in the New South Wales prison system. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 15, pp. 151-154. [RJ598]

Loxley, W., Toumbourou, J., Stockwell, T.R. and Others, .. (2004). The Prevention of Substance Use, Risk and Harm in Australia. A Review of the Evidence. Summary. Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. [M44] Paper

Loxley, W., Toumbourou, J., Stockwell, T.R., Haines, B., Scott, K., Godfrey, C., Waters, E., Patton, G., Fordham, R.J., Gray, D., Marshall, J., Ryder, D., Saggers, S., Williams, J. and Sanci, L. (2004). The prevention of substance use, risk and harm in Australia: A review of the evidence. National Drug Research Institute and the Centre for Adolescent Health. [M45] Paper

Murray, N., LePage, E. and Butler, T. (2004). Hearing health of NSW prison inmates. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 28, pp. 537-541. [RJ594]

Quilty, S., Levy, M.H., Howard, K., Barratt, A. and Butler, T. (2004). Children of prisoners in Australia: A large and growing public health concern. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 28, pp. 339-343. [RJ597]

Butler, T. and Allnutt, S.H. (2003). Mental illness among New South Wales' prisoners. NSW Corrections Health Service. ISBN: 0-7347-3559-6 [R229] Paper

Butler, T. and Milner, L. (2003). The 2001 New South Wales Inmate Health Survey. Corrections Health Service., Sydney. ISBN: 0-7347-3560-x [R228]

Butler, T., Levy, M.H., Dolan, K. and Kaldor, J.M. (2003). Drug use and its correlates in an Australian prisoner population. Addiction Research, 11, pp. 89-101. [RJ658]

Guthrie, J., Butler, T. and Sefton, A. (2003). Measuring health service satisfaction: female inmates. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 16, pp. 173-179. [RJ659]

Kenny, D.T., Butler, T., Allerton, M. and Champion, U. (2003). Young people in custody health survey. NSW Department of Juvenile Justice. Key Findings Report. ISBN: 0-7347-6518-5 [R227]

Osborne, M., Butler, T. and Barnard, P. (2003). Oral health status of prison inmates - New South Wales, Australia. Australian Journal of Dentistry, 38, pp. 34-39. [RJ660]

Butler, T. (2002). Australia's Health. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Chapter on Prisoner Health., Canberra. pp. 225-227. ISBN: 1-74024-191-6 [CH166]

Butler, T., Donovan, B., Levy, M.H. and Kaldor, J.M. (2002). Sex behind the prison walls. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 26, pp. 390-391. [RJ661]

Babidge, N., Buhrich, N. and Butler, T. (2001). Mortality among homeless people with schizophrenia in Sydney, Australia: a 10 year follow-up. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 103, pp. 105-110. [RJ665]

Butler, T., Donovan, B., Fleming, J., Levy, M.H. and Kaldor, J.M. (2001). Childhood sexual abuse among Australian prisoners. Vereneology, 14, pp. 109-115. [RJ663]

Butler, T., Kaldor, J.M. and Donovan, B. (2001). Syphilis in New South Wales (Australia) Prisons. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 12, pp. 376-379. [RJ664]

Banwell, K., Butler, T. and Ferson, M. (2000). Introducing a New South Wales Vessel Inspection Program for Cruise Ships. NSW Public Health Bulletin. [RJ666]

Butler, T., Donovan, B., Taylor, J., Mindel, A., Cunningham, A. and Kaldor, J.M. (2000). Herpes simplex virus type 2 in Australian prisoners. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 11, pp. 743-747. [RJ662]

Egger, S. and Butler, T. (2000). The long-term factors associated with removal from parents amongst Indigenous Prisoners in NSW. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 24, pp. 454-455. [RJ667]

Butler, T. and Levy, M.H. (1999). Mantoux positivity among prison inmates - New South Wales, 1996. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 23, pp. 185-188. [RJ668]

Butler, T., Spencer, J.D., Cui, J., Vickery, K. and Kaldor, J.M. (1999). Seroprevelance of markers for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and hepatitis G in male and female prisoners - NSW, 1996. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 23, pp. 377-384. [RJ669]

Butler, T. (1997). Preliminary findings of the NSW inmate health survey. NSW Correctional Health Service. ISBN: 07313-40981 [R226]

Butler, T. and Ferson, M. (1997). Potential health effects of faecal pollution in ocean swimming pools and stormwater outlets in Eastern Sydney. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 21, pp. 567-571. [RJ671]

Butler, T., Dolan, K., Ferson, M., McGuiness, M., Brown, P. and Robertson, P. (1997). Hepatitis B and C in New South Wales prisons: prevalence and risk factors. Medical Journal of Australia, 166, pp. 127-130. [RJ670]

Butler, T. and Taylor, H. (1996). Hepatitis C behind the prison walls. The Hepatitis C Review. pp. 13. [UJ156]

Conaty, S., Christensen, A., Butler, T., McAnulty, J. and Golberg, H. (1996). Tuberculosis in NSW Prisons. NSW Public Health Bulletin. [RJ673]

Jenkins, R., Harvey, S., Butler, T. and Thomas, R.L. (1996). Minor psychiatric morbidity, its prevalence and outcome in a cohort of civil servants - a seven year follow-up study. Occupational Medicine, 46, pp. 209-215. [RJ672]

Harvey, S., Butler, T., Thomas, R.L. and Jenkins, R. (1992). Patterns of alcohol consumption in white collar workers: a cross sectional and longitudinal study. British Journal of Addiction, 87, pp. 91-102. [RJ674]

Jenkins, R., Harvey, S., Butler, T. and Thomas, R.L. (1992). A six-year longitudinal study of the occupational consequences of drinking over "safe limits" of alcohol. British Journal of Industrial Medicine, 49, pp. 369-374. [RJ675]