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Heroin-related deaths in New South Wales, Australia, 1992-1996.
The coronial files of all heroin-related fatalities that occurred in New South Wales (NSW) over the period 1992-1996 were inspected. There were 953 heroin-related fatalities in NSW over the studyExpand
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Deaths in methadone maintenance treatment in New South Wales, Australia 1990-1995.
AIMS To determine the number and causes of deaths in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING New South Wales (NSW), Australia. PARTICIPANTS Two hundred andExpand
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Transitions between routes of heroin administration: a study of Caucasian and Indochinese heroin users in south-western Sydney, Australia.
AIM To examine patterns and correlates of routes of heroin use among Caucasian and Indochinese heroin users. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Two hundred heroin usersExpand
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Heroin-related deaths in New South Wales, 1992: toxicological findings and circumstances.
OBJECTIVE To describe the circumstances of death and toxicological findings in all heroin-related deaths in New South Wales in 1992. DESIGN Coronial files of all cases of heroin-related deaths wereExpand
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A comparison of blood toxicology of heroin-related deaths and current heroin users in Sydney, Australia.
Blood toxicology results for deaths attributed to heroin overdose during 1995 in the South Western Sydney (SWS) region (n = 39) were compared with those of a sample of 100 current SWS heroin usersExpand
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Circumstances and Users' Perceptions of Heroin Overdose at the Time of the Event and at One-Week Follow-Up in Sydney, Australia: Implications for Prevention
One hundred and forty-one (141) heroin users were interviewed at the time of their most recent overdose of which 34% returned for in-depth interviews within seven days. Subjects were predominantlyExpand
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Adult ADHD Among NSW Prisoners
Objective: Given the paucity of research among prisoners, this study aimed to examine the prevalence and psychiatric comorbidity associated with adult ADHD. Method: The study was conducted at fourExpand
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Financial sanctions and the justice system: Fine debts among New South Wales prisoners with a history of problematic substance use
Financial sanctions are considered a cost-beneficial alternative to incarceration for lesser offences, but their use has limitations. This study investigates the debt burdens of a group of offendersExpand
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Methadone-related deaths and mortality rate during induction into methadone maintenance, New South Wales, 1996.
The aims of this study were to describe the causes of death in cases found positive for methadone post-mortem, the proportion of cases involving methadone syrup, and of this group, the proportion notExpand
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Methadone syrup‐related deaths in New South Wales, Australia, 1990–95
The aim of this study was to determine the number, and to describe the circumstances, of accidental methadone syrup-related deaths (MSRDs) in New South Wales (NSW), Australia from 1990 to 1995.Expand
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