Select Publications

Journal articles

Schaffer AL; Dobbins TA; Pearson SA, 2021, 'Interrupted time series analysis using autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) models: a guide for evaluating large-scale health interventions', BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-021-01235-8

Dzidowska M; Lee KSK; Conigrave JH; Dobbins TA; Hummerston B; Wilson S; Haber PS; Gray D; Conigrave KM, 2021, 'Support for Aboriginal health services in reducing harms from alcohol: 2-year service provision outcomes in a cluster randomized trial.', Addiction, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15712

Bhat A; Gan GCH; Chen HHL; Khanna S; Nawaz S; Nunes MCP; Dobbins T; MacIntyre CR; Tan TC, 2021, 'Association of Left Atrial Metrics with Atrial Fibrillation Rehospitalization and Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation following Index Hospitalization', Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, vol. 34, pp. 1046 - 1055.e3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2021.06.015

de Oliveira Costa J; Bruno C; Baranwal N; Gisev N; Dobbins TA; Degenhardt L; Pearson SA, 2021, 'Variations in Long-term Opioid Therapy Definitions: A Systematic Review of Observational Studies Using Routinely Collected Data (2000-2019)', British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, vol. 87, pp. 3706 - 3720, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.14798

Bharat C; Degenhardt L; Dobbins T; Larney S; Farrell M; Barbieri S, 2021, 'Using administrative data to predict cessation risk and identify novel predictors among new entrants to opioid agonist treatment.', Drug Alcohol Depend, vol. 228, pp. 109091, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.109091

Conigrave JH; Harrison KH; Lee KSK; Dobbins TA; Hummerston B; Hayman N; Perry J; Ivers R; Haber PS; Wilson S; Johnson D; Conigrave KM, 2021, 'Support can increase use of the AUDIT-C in Australian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: a cluster randomized trial', Addiction, vol. 116, pp. 2304 - 2315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15428

Liu B; Jayasundara D; Pye V; Dobbins T; Dore GJ; Matthews G; Kaldor J; Spokes P, 2021, 'Whole of population-based cohort study of recovery time from COVID-19 in New South Wales Australia', The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, vol. 12, pp. 100193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2021.100193

Degenhardt L; Hungerford P; Nielsen S; Bruno R; Larance B; Clare PJ; Dobbins T; Hall W; Cohen M; Blyth F; Lintzeris N; Farrell M; Campbell G, 2021, 'Pharmaceutical Opioid Use Patterns and Indicators of Extramedical Use and Harm in Adults with Chronic Noncancer Pain, 2012-2018', JAMA Network Open, vol. 4, pp. e213059, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.3059

Lin J; Dobbins T; Wood JG; Bernardo C; Stocks NP; Liu B, 2021, 'Effectiveness of the live-attenuated herpes zoster vaccine 2 years after its introduction in Australia', Vaccine, vol. 39, pp. 1493 - 1498, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.01.067

van de Ven K; Ritter A; Vuong T; Livingston M; Berends L; Chalmers J; Dobbins T, 2021, 'A comparison of structural features and vulnerability between government and nongovernment alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment providers', Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, vol. 132, pp. 108467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108467

Ritter A; van de Ven K; Vuong T; Chalmers J; Dobbins T; Livingston M; Berends L, 2021, 'Are market mechanisms associated with alcohol and other drug treatment outcomes?', Addiction, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15681

Jones NR; Hickman M; Larney S; Nielsen S; Ali R; Murphy T; Dobbins T; Fiellin DA; Degenhardt L, 2021, 'Hospitalisations for non-fatal overdose among people with a history of opioid dependence in New South Wales, Australia, 2001–2018: Findings from the OATS retrospective cohort study', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108354

Bharat C; Larney S; Barbieri S; Dobbins T; Jones NR; Hickman M; Gisev N; Ali R; Degenhardt L, 2021, 'The effect of person, treatment and prescriber characteristics on retention in opioid agonist treatment: a 15-year retrospective cohort study', Addiction, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15514

Larney S; Jones N; Fiellin DA; Nielsen S; Hickman M; Dobbins T; Murphy T; Ali R; Degenhardt L, 2020, 'Data Resource Profile: The Opioid Agonist Treatment and Safety (OATS) Study, New South Wales, Australia', International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 49, pp. 1774 - 1775G, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyaa125

Suomi A; Lucas N; McArthur M; Humphreys C; Dobbins T; Taplin S, 2020, 'Cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) to support parental contact for children in out-of-home care', Child Abuse and Neglect, vol. 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104708

Campbell G; Noghrehchi F; Nielsen S; Clare P; Bruno R; Lintzeris N; Cohen M; Blyth F; Hall W; Larance B; Hungerford P; Dobbins T; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2020, 'Risk factors for indicators of opioid-related harms amongst people living with chronic non-cancer pain: Findings from a 5-year prospective cohort study', EClinicalMedicine, vol. 28, pp. 100592 - 100592, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100592

Clare PJ; Dobbins T; Bruno R; Peacock A; Boland V; Yuen WS; Aiken A; Degenhardt L; Kypri K; Slade T; Hutchinson D; Najman JM; McBride N; Horwood J; McCambridge J; Mattick RP, 2020, 'The overall effect of parental supply of alcohol across adolescence on alcohol-related harms in early adulthood—a prospective cohort study', Addiction, vol. 115, pp. 1833 - 1843, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15005

Snijder M; Calabria B; Dobbins T; Shakeshaft A, 2020, 'Factors associated with alcohol-related injuries for aboriginal and non-aboriginal Australians: An observational study', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 17, pp. 387 - 387, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17020387

Jin X; Kinner SA; Hopkins R; Stockings E; Courtney RJ; Shakeshaft A; Petrie D; Dobbins T; Puljevic C; Chang S; Dolan K, 2020, 'A randomised controlled trial of motivational interview for relapse prevention after release from smoke-free prisons in Australia', International Journal of Prisoner Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJPH-01-2020-0003

Schaffer AL; Pearson SA; Perez-Concha O; Dobbins T; Ward RL; Leeuwen MTV; Rhee JJ; Laaksonen MA; Craigen G; Vajdic CM, 2020, 'Diagnostic and health service pathways to diagnosis of cancer-registry notified cancer of unknown primary site (cup)', PLoS ONE, vol. 15, pp. e0230373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230373

Harrison KH; Lee KK; Dobbins T; Wilson S; Hayman N; Ivers R; Haber PS; Conigrave JH; Johnson D; Hummerston B; Gray D; Conigrave K, 2019, 'Supporting Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services to deliver alcohol care: Protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e030909, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030909

Jones NR; Shanahan M; Dobbins T; Degenhardt L; Montebello M; Gisev N; Larney S, 2019, 'Reductions in emergency department presentations associated with opioid agonist treatment vary by geographic location: A retrospective study in New South Wales, Australia', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 38, pp. 690 - 698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12976

Vajdic CM; Perez-Concha O; Rhee JJ; Dobbins T; Ward RL; Schaffer AL; van Leeuwen MT; Laaksonen MA; Craigen G; Pearson SA, 2019, 'Health-related predictors of cancer registry-notified cancer of unknown primary site (CUP)', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 61, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2019.05.001

Peacock A; Chiu V; Leung J; Dobbins T; Larney S; Gisev N; Pearson SA; Degenhardt L, 2019, 'Protocol for the Data-Linkage Alcohol Cohort Study (DACS): Investigating mortality, morbidity and offending among people with an alcohol-related problem using linked administrative data', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e030605, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030605

Gisev N; Bharat C; Larney S; Dobbins T; Weatherburn D; Hickman M; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2019, 'The effect of entry and retention in opioid agonist treatment on contact with the criminal justice system among opioid-dependent people: a retrospective cohort study', The Lancet Public Health, vol. 4, pp. e334 - e342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(19)30060-X

Vajdic CM; Perez-Concha O; Dobbins T; Ward RL; Schaffer AL; van Leeuwen MT; Rhee JJ; Laaksonen MA; Craigen G; Pearson SA, 2019, 'Demographic, social and lifestyle risk factors for cancer registry-notified cancer of unknown primary site (CUP)', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 60, pp. 156 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2019.04.004

Clare P; Dobbins T; Mattick R, 2019, 'Causal models adjusting for time-varying confounding—a systematic review of the literature', International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 48, pp. 254 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyy218

Mills L; Meiser B; Ahmad R; Schofield PR; Peate M; Levitan C; Trevena L; Barlow-Stewart K; Dobbins T; Christensen H; Sherman KA; Dunlop K; Mitchell PB, 2019, 'A cluster randomized controlled trial of an online psychoeducational intervention for people with a family history of depression 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1103 Clinical Sciences', BMC Psychiatry, vol. 19, pp. 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-018-1994-2

Depczynski J; Dobbins T; Armstrong B; Lower T, 2019, 'Comparative use of cancer therapies in Australian farm, rural nonfarm and urban residents aged 45 years and older', Public Health Research and Practice, vol. 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.17061/phrp28341811

Gisev N; Pearson SA; Dobbins T; Currow DC; Blyth F; Larney S; Dunlop A; Mattick RP; Wilson A; Degenhardt L, 2018, 'Combating escalating harms associated with pharmaceutical opioid use in Australia: The POPPY II study protocol', BMJ Open, vol. 8, pp. e025840, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025840

Jin X; Kinner SA; Hopkins R; Stockings E; Courtney RJ; Shakeshaft A; Petrie D; Dobbins T; Dolan K, 2018, 'Brief intervention on Smoking, Nutrition, Alcohol and Physical (SNAP) inactivity for smoking relapse prevention after release from smoke-free prisons: A study protocol for a multicentre, investigator-blinded, randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021326

Snijder M; Calabria B; Dobbins T; Knight A; Shakeshaft A, 2018, 'A need for tailored programs and policies to reduce rates of alcohol-related crimes for vulnerable communities and young people: An analysis of routinely collected police data', Alcohol and Alcoholism, vol. 53, pp. 578 - 585, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agy034

Larney S; Hickman M; Fiellin DA; Dobbins T; Nielsen S; Jones NR; Mattick RP; Ali R; Degenhardt L, 2018, 'Using routinely collected data to understand and predict adverse outcomes in opioid agonist treatment: Protocol for the Opioid Agonist Treatment Safety (OATS) Study', BMJ Open, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025204

Gawarammana I; Buckley NA; Mohamed F; Naser K; Jeganathan K; Ariyananada PL; Wunnapuk K; Dobbins TA; Tomenson JA; Wilks MF; Eddleston M; Dawson AH, 2018, 'High-dose immunosuppression to prevent death after paraquat self-poisoning–a randomised controlled trial', Clinical Toxicology, vol. 56, pp. 633 - 639, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2017.1394465

Campbell G; Hall WD; Peacock A; Lintzeris N; Bruno R; Larance B; Nielsen S; Cohen M; Chan G; Mattick RP; Blyth F; Shanahan M; Dobbins T; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2018, 'Effect of cannabis use in people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed opioids: findings from a 4-year prospective cohort study', The Lancet Public Health, vol. 3, pp. e341 - e350, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30110-5

Blanch B; Degenhardt L; Buckley NA; Gisev N; Dobbins T; Karanges EA; Larance B; Larney S; Pearson SA, 2018, 'Prescription opioid access patterns and factors associated with increasing number of prescribers, pharmacies, and dispensings: An observational study using pharmaceutical claims', Pain Medicine (United States), vol. 19, pp. 1170 - 1183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnx035

Gisev N; Pearson SA; Karanges EA; Larance B; Buckley NA; Larney S; Dobbins T; Blanch B; Degenhardt L, 2018, 'To what extent do data from pharmaceutical claims under-estimate opioid analgesic utilisation in Australia?', Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, vol. 27, pp. 550 - 555, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4329

Brett J; Schaffer A; Dobbins T; Buckley NA; Pearson SA, 2018, 'The impact of permissive and restrictive pharmaceutical policies on quetiapine dispensing: Evaluating a policy pendulum using interrupted time series analysis', Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, vol. 27, pp. 439 - 446, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4408

Schaffer A; Buckley NA; Degenhardt L; Larance B; Cairns R; Dobbins T; Pearson SA, 2018, 'Person-level changes in oxycodone use after the introduction of a tamper-resistant formulation in Australia', Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 190, pp. E355 - E362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.170666

Daniels B; Kiely BE; Houssami N; Lord SJ; Dobbins T; Lu CY; Ward RL; Pearson SA, 2018, 'Survival outcomes for Australian women receiving trastuzumab for HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer following (neo)adjuvant trastuzumab: A national population-based observational study (2006-2014)', British Journal of Cancer, vol. 118, pp. 441 - 447, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2017.405

Depczynski J; Dobbins T; Armstrong B; Lower T, 2018, 'Stage of diagnosis of prostate, breast and colorectal cancer in farm residents compared with other rural and urban residents in New South Wales', Australian Journal of Rural Health, vol. 26, pp. 56 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajr.12392

Larance B; Dobbins T; Peacock A; Ali R; Bruno R; Lintzeris N; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2018, 'The effect of a potentially tamper-resistant oxycodone formulation on opioid use and harm: main findings of the National Opioid Medications Abuse Deterrence (NOMAD) study', The Lancet Psychiatry, vol. 5, pp. 155 - 166, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(18)30003-8

Depczynski J; Dobbins T; Armstrong B; Lower T, 2018, 'Comparison of cancer incidence in Australian farm residents 45 years and over, compared to rural non-farm and urban residents - a data linkage study', BMC Cancer, vol. 18, pp. 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-017-3912-2

Sara G; Lappin J; Dobbins T; Dunlop AJ; Degenhardt L, 2017, 'Escalating patterns of emergency health care prior to first admission with amphetamine psychosis: A window of opportunity?', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 180, pp. 171 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.08.009

Roxburgh A; Hall WD; Dobbins T; Gisev N; Burns L; Pearson S; Degenhardt L, 2017, 'Trends in heroin and pharmaceutical opioid overdose deaths in Australia', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 179, pp. 291 - 298, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.07.018

Joshi V; Adelstein BA; Schaffer A; Srasuebkul P; Dobbins T; Pearson SA, 2017, 'Validating a proxy for disease progression in metastatic cancer patients using prescribing and dispensing data', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 13, pp. e246 - e252, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12602

Roxburgh A; Darke ; Salmon ; Dobbins ; Jauncey , 2017, 'Frequency and severity of non-fatal opioid overdoses among clients attending the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 176, pp. 126 - 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.02.027

Whittaker E; Dobbins T; Swift W; Flatau P; Burns L, 2017, 'First examination of varying health outcomes of the chronically homeless according to Housing First configuration', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 41, pp. 306 - 308, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12631

Kelty E; Dobbins T; Hulse G, 2017, 'Incidence of cancer and cancer related mortality in opiate dependent patients treated with methadone, buprenorphine or implant naltrexone as compared with non-opiate using controls', Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems, vol. 19, pp. 65 - 72

Meiser B; Peate M; Levitan C; Mitchell PB; Trevena L; Barlow-Stewart K; Dobbins T; Christensen H; Sherman KA; Dunlop K; Schofield PR, 2017, 'A Psycho-Educational Intervention for People with a Family History of Depression: Pilot Results', Journal of Genetic Counseling, vol. 26, pp. 312 - 321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10897-016-0011-5


Back to profile page