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A randomized controlled trial of brief cognitive-behavioral interventions for cannabis use disorder.
The increasing demand for treatment for cannabis dependence in Australia and internationally has led to the identification of significant gaps in knowledge of effective interventions. A randomizedExpand
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The Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS) in an adolescent population of cannabis users: reliability, validity and diagnostic cut-off.
The Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS) is a five-item scale that has been reported to be a reliable and valid screening instrument for dependence and a measure of dependence severity in adults acrossExpand
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Computer-delivered interventions for alcohol and tobacco use: a meta-analysis.
AIMS To quantify the overall effectiveness of computer-delivered interventions for alcohol and tobacco use. METHODS Meta-analysis of 42 effect sizes from randomized controlled trials, based on theExpand
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Young adult sequelae of adolescent cannabis use: an integrative analysis.
BACKGROUND Debate continues about the consequences of adolescent cannabis use. Existing data are limited in statistical power to examine rarer outcomes and less common, heavier patterns of cannabisExpand
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Nabiximols as an agonist replacement therapy during cannabis withdrawal: a randomized clinical trial.
IMPORTANCE There are no medications approved for treating cannabis dependence or withdrawal. The cannabis extract nabiximols (Sativex), developed as a multiple sclerosis treatment, offers a potentialExpand
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A qualitative study of barriers to formal treatment among women who self-managed change in addictive behaviours.
  • J. Copeland
  • Medicine
  • Journal of substance abuse treatment
  • 1 March 1997
Alcohol and drug abuse and dependence are common disorders in our society, and the vast majority of those who recover do so without formal treatment. Although this phenomenon appears to be moreExpand
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Injecting risk behaviour and related harm among men who use performance- and image-enhancing drugs.
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Performance- and image-enhancing drugs have the potential to be a significant public health issue. Detailed data on PIEDs injection are difficult to obtain because of theExpand
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Web-based interventions for substance use disorders: a qualitative review.
Substance use disorder is one of the most common mental health problems in the Western world with a significant contribution to the global burden of disease and a high level of unmet treatment need.Expand
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Posttraumatic stress disorder among female street-based sex workers in the greater Sydney area, Australia
BackgroundThis paper examines rates of exposure to work-related violence and other trauma, and the prevalence of lifetime and current posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among female street-basedExpand
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Clinical profile of participants in a brief intervention program for cannabis use disorder.
The increasing demand for cannabis dependence treatment has led to the identification of significant gaps in the knowledge of effective interventions. A randomized controlled trial of briefExpand
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