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Spooner C; OShea P; Fisher K; Harris-Roxas B; Taggart J; Bolton P; Harris MF, 2024, 'Access to general practice for preventive health care for people who experience severe mental illness in Sydney, Australia: a qualitative study', Australian Journal of Primary Health, 30,

Parker SM; Paine K; Spooner C; Harris M, 2023, 'Barriers and facilitators to the participation and engagement of primary care in shared-care arrangements with community mental health services for preventive care of people with serious mental illness: a scoping review', BMC Health Services Research, 23,

Spooner C; Afrazi S; de Oliveira Costa J; Harris MF, 2022, 'Demographic and health profiles of people with severe mental illness in general practice in Australia: a cross-sectional study', Australian Journal of Primary Health, 28, pp. 408 - 416,

Rahimi-Ardabili H; Spooner C; Harris MF; Magin P; Tam CWM; Liaw ST; Zwar N; Rahimi Ardabili H; Liaw T, 2021, 'Online training in evidence-based medicine and research methods for GP registrars: a mixed-methods evaluation of engagement and impact', BMC Medical Education, 21, pp. 1 - 14,

Spooner C; Lewis V; Scott C; Dahrouge S; Haggerty J; Russell G; Dionne E; Stocks N; Harris M; Levesque J-F, 2021, 'Improving access to primary health care: a cross-case comparison based on an a priori program theory', International Journal for Equity in Health, 20, pp. 223,

McLean KA; Kamarajah SK; Chaudhry D; Gujjuri RR; Raubenheimer K; Trout I; Alameer E; Creagh-Brown B; Harrison EM; Nepogodiev D; Roslani AC; Li E; Pata F; Ramos-De La Medina A; Van Ramshorst GH; Sayyed R; Simoes J; Smart N; Bhangu A; Glasbey JC; Khaw RA; Ahmed W; Akhbari M; Baker D; Borakati A; Mills E; Murray V; Thavayogan R; Yasin I; Glasbey J; Ridley W; Sarrami M; Zhang G; Egoroff N; Pockney P; Richards T; Edwards M; Lee M; Pinkney T; Pearse R; Vohra R; Sohrabi C; Jamieson A; Nguyen M; Rahman A; English C; Tincknell L; Kakodkar P; Kwek I; Punjabi N; Burns J; Varghese S; Erotocritou M; McGuckin S; Vayalapra S; Dominguez E; Moneim J; Bhatia S; Kouli O; Salehi M; Tan HL; Yoong A; Zhu L; Seale B; Nowinka Z; Patel N; Chrisp B; Harris J; Maleyko I; Muneeb F; Gough M; James CE; Skan O; Chowdhury A; Rebuffa N; Khan H; Down B; Fatimah HQ; Siaw-Acheampong K; Benson RA; Bywater E; Dawson BE; Evans JP; Heritage E; Jones CS; Khatri C; Keatley JM; Knight A; Lawday S; Mann HS; Marson EJ; McKay SC; Mills EC; Pellino G; Picciochi M; Taylor EH; Tiwari A; Simoes JFF; Trout IM; Venn ML, 2021, 'Death following pulmonary complications of surgery before and during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic', British Journal of Surgery, 108, pp. 1448 - 1464,

Lee PH; Spooner C; Harris MF, 2021, 'Access and communication for deaf individuals in Australian primary care', Health Expectations, 24, pp. 1971 - 1978,

Howard J; Spooner C; Sherab K; Pant S; Upadhyaya S; Bista B, 2021, 'Substance use, suicidality, and sexual activity among secondary school adolescents from Bhutan and Nepal', Journal of Public Health, 31, pp. 405 - 416,

Russell G; Kunin M; Harris M; Levesque JF; Descôteaux S; Scott C; Lewis V; Dionne É; Advocat J; Dahrouge S; Stocks N; Spooner C; Haggerty J, 2019, 'Improving access to primary healthcare for vulnerable populations in Australia and Canada: Protocol for a mixed-method evaluation of six complex interventions', BMJ Open, 9, pp. e027869,

Dao J; Spooner C; Lo W; Harris MF, 2019, 'Factors influencing self-management in patients with type 2 diabetes in general practice: A qualitative study', Australian Journal of Primary Health, 25, pp. 176 - 184,

Faruqi N; Dougherty L; Parker S; Harris-Roxas B; Taggart J; Spooner C; Wong V; Harris MF; Wong V, 2019, 'Provider-focused interventions in primary healthcare improving outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes: A rapid review', Public Health Research and Practice, Online early publication, pp. 1 - 19,

Spooner C; Jayasinghe UW; Faruqi N; Stocks N; Harris MF, 2018, 'Predictors of weight stigma experienced by middle-older aged, general-practice patients with obesity in disadvantaged areas of Australia: a cross-sectional study', BMC Public Health, 18, pp. 640 - 640,

McDonald J; Ward B; Lane R; Kearns R; Davies GP; Fuller J; Dennis S; Spooner C; Russell G, 2017, 'How are co-located primary health care centres integrating care for people with chronic conditions?', International Journal of Integrated Care, 17, pp. 51,

Gray J; Hoon EA; Afzali HHA; Spooner C; Harris MF; Karnon J, 2017, 'Is the Counterweight Program a feasible and acceptable option for structured weight management delivered by practice nurses in Australia? A mixed-methods study', Australian Journal of Primary Health, 23, pp. 348 - 363,

Spooner C; Lavey L; Mukuka C; Eames-Brown R, 2017, 'Multi-institution Research Centers: Planning and Management Challenges', Journal of Research Administration, 47, pp. 32 - 48,

El-Haddad N; Spooner CJ; Faruqi N; Denney-Wilson E; Harris M, 2016, 'Readability and content analysis of lifestyle education resources for weight management in Australian general practice', BMC Obesity,

Faruqi N; Spooner C; Joshi C; Lloyd J; Dennis S; Stocks N; Taggart J; Harris MF, 2015, 'Primary health care-level interventions targeting health literacy and their effect on weight loss: A systematic review', BMC Obesity, 2, pp. 6,

Faruqi N; Stocks N; Spooner C; el Haddad N; Harris MF, 2015, 'Research protocol: Management of obesity in patients with low health literacy in primary health care', BMC Obesity, 2, pp. 5,

Spooner C; Saktiawati AMI; Lazuardi E; Worth H; Subronto YW; Padmawati RS, 2015, 'Impacts of stigma on HIV risk for women who inject drugs in Java: a qualitative study', International Journal of Drug Policy,

Harris MF; Spooner CJ, 2014, 'Weight loss options in general practice: A positive approach, using the 5AS, is required when helping obese patients manage their weight', Medical Journal of Australia, 201, pp. 184 - 185,

Flatau P; Conroy E; Spooner C; Edwards R; Eardley T; Forbes C; Australian Housing ; UWA Research Centre ; UNSW-UWS Research Centre ; Monash University Research Centre , 2013, 'Lifetime and intergenerational experiences of homelessness in Australia', AHURI Final Report

Saktiawati AMI; Worth H; Lazuardi E; Spooner C; Subronto YW; Padmawati RS; Lazuardi E, 2013, 'I Just Trust Him: The Notion of Consideration as a Barrier to Condom Use amongst Women Who Inject Drugs in Central Java', World Journal of AIDS, 03, pp. 298 - 304,

Flatau P; Conroy E; Spooner C; Edwards R; Eardley T; Forbes C; Australian Housing ; UWA Research Centre ; UNSW-UWS Research Centre ; Monash University Research Centre , 2013, 'Lifetime and intergenerational experiences of homelessness in Australia', AHURI Final Report

Lazuardi E; Worth H; Saktiawati A; Spooner C; Padmawati R; Subronto Y, 2012, 'Boyfriends and injecting: The role of intimate male partners in the life of women who inject drugs in Central Java', Culture, Health and Sexuality, 14, pp. 491 - 503,

Flatau P; Spencer M; Eardley T; Edwards R; Conroy EJ; Spooner C; Forbes C, 2010, 'Intergenerational Homelessness and Lifetime Experiences of Homelessness in Australia: Evidence for the Need for Early Interventions', Parity, 23, pp. 47 - 48,;dn=617423117225736;res=IELHSS

Spooner CJ; Dadich A, 2010, 'Issues for sustainability of non-government organisations in the alcohol and other drugs sector', Drug and Alcohol Review, 29, pp. 47 - 52,

Brener L; Spooner CJ; Treloar C, 2010, 'Preventing transitions to injecting amongst young people: What is the role of Needle and Syringe Programmes?', International Journal of Drug Policy, 21, pp. 160 - 164,

Purcal C; Thomson CM; Spooner CJ, 2010, 'The Facilitating Partner Model in the Communities for Children Program: Feasibility and early lessons', Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Limited, 16, pp. 51 - 67,;dn=201008109;res=APAFT

Redmond G; Spooner CJ, 2009, 'Alcohol and other drug related deaths among young people in CIS countries: Proximal and distal causes and implications for policy', International Journal of Drug Policy, 20, pp. 38 - 47,

Spooner CJ, 2009, 'Social determinants of drug use – barriers to translating research into policy', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 20, pp. 180 - 185

Dadich A; Spooner CJ, 2008, 'Evaluating playgroups: an examination of issues and options', The Australian Community Psychologist, 20, pp. 95 - 104

Spooner CJ; Flaxman S; Murray C, 2008, 'Participatory research in challenging circumstances: Lessons with a rural Aboriginal program', Evaluation Journal of Australia, 8, pp. 28 - 34,

Spooner C, 2005, 'Structural determinants of drug use - A plea for broadening our thinking', Drug and Alcohol Review, 24, pp. 89 - 92,

Freeman K; Jones CG; Weatherburn D; Rutter S; Spooner CJ; Donnelly N, 2005, 'The impact of the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) on crime', Drug and Alcohol Review, 24, pp. 173 - 184

Spooner CJ; McPherson M, 2004, 'Police contribution to illicit drug harm minimisation', Australian Police Journal, 58, pp. 146 - 149

Vimpani G; Spooner C, 2003, 'Minimizing substance misuse by strategies to strengthen families', Drug and Alcohol Review, 22, pp. 251 - 254,

Spooner CJ, 2002, 'Preventing drug misuse by young people: we need to do more than `just say no`', Addiction, 97, pp. 478 - 481,

Spooner CJ; Hall WD, 2002, 'Public policy and the prevention of substance-use disorders', Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 15, pp. 235 - 239

Spooner C; Hall W; Mattick RP, 2001, 'An overview of diversion strategies for Australian drug-related offenders', Drug and Alcohol Review, 20, pp. 281 - 294,

Spooner CJ; Mattick RP; Noffs W, 2001, 'Outcomes of a comprehensive treatment program for adolescents with a substance-use disorder', Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 20, pp. 205 - 213

Spooner C; Mattick RP; Noffs W, 2000, 'A study of the patterns and correlates of substance use among adolescents applying for drug treatment', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 24, pp. 492 - 502,

Spooner CJ, 1999, 'Causes and correlates of adolescent drug abuse and implications for treatment', Drug and Alcohol Review, 18, pp. 453 - 475,

Spooner C; Bishop J; Parr J, 1997, 'Research methods for studying injecting drug users in a rural centre', Drug and Alcohol Review, 16, pp. 349 - 355,

Spooner CJ; Bishop J; Parr J, 1997, 'Research methods for studying injecting drug users in a non-metropolitan setting', Drug and Alcohol Review, 16, pp. 349 - 355,

Spooner C; Bishop J; Parr J, 1996, 'Unsafe injecting practices and risk reduction in a non- metropolitan setting', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 6, pp. 54 - 56,


Spooner C, 1995, 'Preschoolers and substance abuse: Strategies for prevention and intervention - Lecca,P, Watts,T', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, 14, pp. 417 - 418,

SPOONER CJ; FLAHERTY BJ; HOMEL PJ, 1993, 'Illicit drug use by young people in Sydney: results of a street intercept survey', Drug and Alcohol Review, 12, pp. 159 - 168,

Spooner C; Flaherty B, 1993, 'Comparison of three data collection methodologies for the study of young illicit drug users', Australian Journal of Public Health, 17, pp. 195 - 202,

Spark R; Binns C; Laughlin D; Spooner C; Donovan RJ, 1992, 'Aboriginal people's perceptions of their own and their community's health: Results of a pilot study', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 2, pp. 60 - 64

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