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From the library collection
Blakey, S. M., Tsai, J., & Elbogen, E. B. (2021). Drinking to cope with posttraumatic stress: a nationally representative study of men with and without military combat experience. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 17 (2), 101-112.
Bowen-Salter, H., Kernot, J., Baker, A., Posselt, M., & Boshoff, K. (2021). Self-reported outcome measures for adults with post-traumatic stress disorder: towards recommendations for clinical practice. Australian Journal of Psychology, 73(3), 282-292.
Brislin, S. J., Clark, D. A., Heitzeg, M. M., Samek, D. R., Iacono, W. G., McGue, M., & Hicks, B. M. (2021). Co‐development of alcohol use problems and antisocial peer affiliation from ages 11 to 34: selection, socialization and genetic and environmental influences. Addiction, 116(8), 1999-2007.
Heim, D., Monk, R. L., & Qureshi, A. W. (2021). An examination of the extent to which drinking motives and problem alcohol consumption vary as a function of deprivation, gender and age. Drug and Alcohol Review, 40(5), 817-825.
Henssler, J., Müller, M., Carreira, H., Bschor, T., Heinz, A., & Baethge, C. (2021). Controlled drinking—non‐abstinent versus abstinent treatment goals in alcohol use disorder: a systematic review, meta‐analysis and meta‐regression. Addiction, 116(8), 1973-1987.
Khawaja, N. G., Kamo, R., & Ramirez, E. (2021). Building resilience in transcultural adults: investigating the effect of a strength-based programme. Australian Psychologist, 56(4), 324-334.
Köse, S., Baykal, B., & Bayat, İ. K. (2021). Mediator role of resilience in the relationship between social support and work life balance. Australian Journal of Psychology, 73(3), 316-325.
Rundle, S. M., Cunningham, J. A., & Hendershot, C. S. (2021). Implications of addiction diagnosis and addiction beliefs for public stigma: A cross‐national experimental study. Drug and Alcohol Review, 40(5), 842-846.
Sondhi, A., & Leidi, A. (2021). Multiple Morbidities in an Inner-City English Substance Misuse Treatment Service: Hierarchical Cluster Analysis to Derive Treatment Segments. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 17 (2), 135-142.
Vann, D. M., Riggs, D. W., & Green, H. J. (2021). Implementing a brief E-training opportunity for mental health practitioners working with non-binary clients. Australian Psychologist, 56(4), 299-310.
Johannessen, A., Tevik, K., Engedal, K., Haanes, G. G., & Helvik, A. S. (2021). Health Professionals’ Experiences Regarding Alcohol Consumption and Its Relation to Older Care Recipient’s Health and Well-Being. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 14, 1829.
Katz-Wise, S. L., Sarda, V., Austin, S. B., & Harris, S. K. (2021). Longitudinal effects of gender minority stressors on substance use and related risk and protective factors among gender minority adolescents. Plos one, 16(6), e0250500.
La Sala, L., Teh, Z., Lamblin, M., Rajaram, G., Rice, S., Hill, N. T., … & Robinson, J. (2021). Can a social media intervention improve online communication about suicide? A feasibility study examining the acceptability and potential impact of the# chatsafe campaign. PLoS one, 16(6), e0253278.
Upton, E., Clare, P. J., Aiken, A., Boland, V. C., De Torres, C., Bruno, R., … & Peacock, A. (2021). Changes in mental health and help-seeking among young Australian adults during the COVID-19 pandemic: a prospective cohort study. Psychological medicine, 1-9.
Venugopal, J., ME, M. N., Green, N. T., Peach, L., Linklater, R., George, P. N., & Wells, S. (2021). A scoping review of evaluated Indigenous community-based mental wellness initiatives. Rural and Remote Health, 21(1), 6203-6203.
Resources about Ice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
Risks and rewards – the challenge of worker wellbeing in the AOD sector
E-Book of the month
Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Clinical Practice, Second Edition : Applications Across Disorders and Settings
L.A. Dimeff, S.L. Rizvi & k. Koerner
This influential work has now been substantially revised with over 60% new material reflecting over a dozen years of research and clinical advances. Leading experts describe innovative ways to use dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) in a wide range of real-world clinical and community settings. The volume provides wise guidance on setting up, running, and evaluating a comprehensive DBT program. It also presents adaptations designed to meet the needs of particular client populations as time- and cost-effectively as possible. Vivid case examples illustrate diverse applications of DBT for helping adults, adolescents, and children reduce suicidal and self-harming behaviour; overcome complex, multiple challenges; and build a life worth living. New to This Edition •Presents current best practices for making DBT more efficient and accessible while maximizing program fidelity. •Chapters on additional populations, including persons with posttraumatic stress disorder and preadolescent children. •Chapters on additional settings, including milieu-based programs, university counselling centres, and middle and high schools. •Chapters on pharmacotherapy, promoting employment and self-sufficiency, training and supervision, and DBT beyond Stage 1.
(Description from publisher)
QScript Learning: 1
Introducing QScript and the new Medicines and Poisons Act (2019)
Viva The Vagus:
Practical tips for trauma informed AOD care of refugees and asylum seekers
QScript Learning 2:
Preparing for QScript: Having meaningful discussions about opioid-related risks
QScript Learning 3:
Is it persistent pain, opioid use disorder or both?
Relapse prevention & management
Pre-requisite: Relapse Prevention and Management e-Learning
Brisbane, 5 August
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