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Journal articles

Lin J; Dobbins T; Wood JG; Hall JJ; Liu B, 2022, 'Impact of a structured older persons health assessment on herpes zoster vaccine uptake in Australian primary care', Preventive Medicine, vol. 155,

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,

Jin X; Kinner SA; Hopkins R; Stockings E; Courtney RJ; Shakeshaft A; Petrie D; Dobbins T; Puljevic C; Chang S; Dolan K, 2021, 'A randomised controlled trial of motivational interview for relapse prevention after release from smoke-free prisons in Australia', International Journal of Prisoner Health, vol. 17, pp. 462 - 476,

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, vol. 116, pp. 3139 - 3152,

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 and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 228,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Bhat A; Chen H; Khanna S; Mahajan V; Gupta A; Burdusel C; Wolfe N; Lee L; Gan G; Dobbins T; MacIntyre C; Tan T, 2021, 'Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of Novel Echocardiographic Biomarkers in Identification of Cardioembolism and Prediction of Outcomes in Patients with Stroke of Undetermined Source', Heart, Lung and Circulation, vol. 30, pp. S90 - S91,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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