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Journal articles

Barrett L; Mellor R; Ritter A; McLauchlan L; Kearnes M, 2022, 'Navigating the grey: Experiences of incremental cannabis reform in Australia', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13518

Vuong T; Gillies M; Larney S; Montebello M; Ritter A, 2022, 'The association between involuntary alcohol treatment and subsequent emergency department visits and hospitalizations: a Bayesian analysis of treated patients and matched controls', Addiction, vol. 117, pp. 1589 - 1597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15755

O'Reilly K; Kowalski M; Barratt MJ; Ritter A, 2022, 'Distinguishing personal use of drugs from drug supply: Approaches and challenges', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 103, pp. 103653, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2022.103653

Curchin K; Weight T; Ritter A, 2022, 'Moral framings in the Australian parliamentary debate on drug testing of welfare recipients', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 56, pp. 409 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12774

Ritter A; van de Ven K; Vuong T; Chalmers J; Dobbins T; Livingston M; Berends L, 2022, 'Are market mechanisms associated with alcohol and other drug treatment outcomes?', Addiction, vol. 117, pp. 1105 - 1116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15681

Greer A; Bonn M; Shane C; Stevens A; Tousenard N; Ritter A, 2022, 'The details of decriminalization: Designing a non-criminal response to the possession of drugs for personal use', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2022.103605

Ritter A; McLauchlan L, 2022, 'Citizens’ juries and their role in improved alcohol policy: damp squib, or useful tool?', Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2022.2050185

Sommerville K; Ritter A; Stephenson N, 2022, 'Pill testing policy: A comparative analysis using the Advocacy Coalition Framework', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 41, pp. 275 - 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13352

Conigrave KM; Ali RL; Armstrong R; Chikritzhs TN; d’Abbs P; Harris MF; Hewlett N; Livingston M; Lubman DI; McKenzie A; O’Leary C; Ritter A; Wilson S; Grimmond M; Banks E, 2021, 'Revision of the Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 215, pp. 518 - 524, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51336

Haber PS; Riordan BC; Winter DT; Barrett L; Saunders J; Hides L; Gullo M; Manning V; Day CA; Bonomo Y; Burns L; Assan R; Curry K; Mooney-Somers J; Demirkol A; Monds L; McDonough M; Baillie AJ; Clark P; Ritter A; Quinn C; Cunningham J; Lintzeris N; Rombouts S; Savic M; Norman A; Reid S; Hutchinson D; Zheng C; Iese Y; Black N; Draper B; Ridley N; Gowing L; Stapinski L; Taye B; Lancaster K; Stjepanović D; Kay-Lambkin F; Jamshidi N; Lubman D; Pastor A; White N; Wilson S; Jaworski AL; Memedovic S; Logge W; Mills K; Seear K; Freeburn B; Lea T; Withall A; Marel C; Boffa J; Roxburgh A; Purcell-Khodr G; Doyle M; Conigrave K; Teesson M; Butler K; Connor J; Morley KC, 2021, 'New Australian guidelines for the treatment of alcohol problems: an overview of recommendations', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 215, pp. S3 - S32, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51254

Wilkinson C; Ritter A, 2021, 'Applying a ‘harm to others’ research framework to illicit drugs: political discourses and ambiguous policy implications', Addiction, vol. 116, pp. 1941 - 1946, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15243

Wilkinson C; Ritter A, 2021, 'Thinking beyond the individual, a response to commentaries', Addiction, vol. 116, pp. 1952 - 1953, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15605

Mellor R; Lancaster K; Ritter A, 2021, 'Recovery from alcohol problems in the absence of treatment: a qualitative narrative analysis', Addiction, vol. 116, pp. 1413 - 1423, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15288

Mellor R; Lancaster K; Ritter A, 2021, 'Examining untreated and treated alcohol problem resolution in an Australian online survey sample', Drug and Alcohol Review, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13257

Ritter A, 2021, 'MENTAL HEALTH ONTOLOGIES: HOW WE TALK ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH, AND WHY IT MATTERS IN THE DIGITAL AGE', ADDICTION, vol. 116, pp. 2248 - 2249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15418

Vuong T; Ritter A; Shanahan M; Ali R; Nguyen N; Minh KP, 2021, 'Quality of life as a predictor of time to heroin relapse among male residents following release from compulsory rehabilitation centres in Vietnam', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 40, pp. 296 - 306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13176

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

Madden A; Lancaster K; Ritter A; Treloar C, 2021, 'Making legitimacy: Drug user representation in United Nations drug policy settings', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 87, pp. 103014 - 103014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.103014

Stirling R; Ritter A; Rawstorne P; Nathan S, 2020, 'Contracting treatment services in Australia: Do measures adhere to best practice?', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102947

Nielsen S; Picco L; Kowalski M; Sanfilippo P; Wood P; Larney S; Bruno R; Ritter A, 2020, 'Routine opioid outcome monitoring in community pharmacy: Outcomes from an open-label single-arm implementation-effectiveness pilot study', Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, vol. 16, pp. 1694 - 1701, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.02.009

O'Reilly MJA; Hughes CE; Bright DA; Ritter A, 2020, 'Structural and functional changes in an Australian high-level drug trafficking network after exposure to supply changes', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102797

Hughes C; Hulme S; Ritter A, 2020, 'The relationship between drug price and purity and population level harm', Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice

Cox S; Moss AC; Ritter A, 2020, 'Editorial for special issue: Vulnerable groups: Addiction research, policy and practice', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106266

Shanahan M; Seddon J; Ritter A; De Abreu Lourenco R, 2020, 'Valuing families' preferences for drug treatment: a discrete choice experiment', Addiction, vol. 115, pp. 690 - 699, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.14816

O'Keefe D; Ritter A; Stoove M; Hughes C; Dietze P, 2020, 'Harm reduction programs and policy in Australia: Barriers and enablers to effective implementation', Sucht, vol. 66, pp. 33 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1024/0939-5911/a000641

Mellor R; Ritter A, 2020, 'Redressing responses to the treatment gap for people with alcohol problems: The overlooked role of untreated remission from alcohol problems', Sucht, vol. 66, pp. 21 - 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1024/0939-5911/a000640

Rhodes T; Ritter A, 2020, 'Editing the International Journal of Drug Policy', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102664

van de Ven K; Ritter A; Berends L; Chalmers J; Lancaster K, 2020, 'Perceptions of purchasing and payment mechanisms in alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia: A qualitative study involving alcohol and other drug service providers and purchasers of treatment', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 39, pp. 189 - 197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13027

van de Ven K; Ritter A; Roche A, 2020, 'Alcohol and other drug (AOD) staffing and their workplace: examining the relationship between clinician and organisational workforce characteristics and treatment outcomes in the AOD field', Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, vol. 27, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2019.1622649

Ritter A, 2020, 'Making drug policy in summer—drug checking in Australia as providing more heat than light', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 39, pp. 12 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13018

Greer A; Ritter A, 2020, 'The legal regulation of drugs and role of government: Perspectives from people who use drugs', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.107737

Greer A; Ritter A, 2019, 'Harm reduction and the opioid crisis: Emerging policy challenges', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 71, pp. 139 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.05.015

Strang J; McDonald R; Campbell G; Degenhardt L; Nielsen S; Ritter A; Dale O, 2019, 'Take-Home Naloxone for the Emergency Interim Management of Opioid Overdose: The Public Health Application of an Emergency Medicine', Drugs, vol. 79, pp. 1395 - 1418, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40265-019-01154-5

Mellor R; Lancaster K; Ritter A, 2019, 'Systematic review of untreated remission from alcohol problems: Estimation lies in the eye of the beholder', Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, vol. 102, pp. 60 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2019.04.004

Lancaster K; Rhodes T; valentine K; Ritter A, 2019, 'A ‘promising tool’? A critical review of the social and ethico-political effects of wastewater analysis in the context of illicit drug epidemiology and drug policy', Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health, vol. 9, pp. 85 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coesh.2019.06.006

Belackova V; Salmon AM; Day CA; Ritter A; Shanahan M; Hedrich D; Kerr T; Jauncey M, 2019, 'Drug consumption rooms: A systematic review of evaluation methodologies', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 38, pp. 406 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12919

Greer AM; Ritter A, 2019, '“It's about bloody time”: Perceptions of people who use drugs regarding drug law reform', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 64, pp. 40 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.12.006

Ritter A; van de Ven K, 2019, 'Alcohol and other drug treatment commissioning and purchasing: Is it health care or social-welfare?', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 38, pp. 119 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12871

Ritter A; van de Ven K, 2019, 'Is health or social welfare the right question? Response to commentaries', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 38, pp. 129 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12900

Ritter A; Mellor R; Chalmers J; Sunderland M; Lancaster K, 2019, 'Key Considerations in Planning for Substance Use Treatment: Estimating Treatment Need and Demand', Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, pp. 22 - 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.15288/jsads.2019.s18.22

Ritter A; Chalmers J; Gomez M, 2019, 'Measuring Unmet Demand for Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment: The Application of an Australian Population-Based Planning Model', Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs. Supplement, pp. 42 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.15288/jsads.2019.s18.42

Lancaster K; Ritter A; valentine K; Rhodes T, 2019, '"A more accurate understanding of drug use": A critical analysis of wastewater analysis technology for drug policy', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 63, pp. 47 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.10.011

Tait RJ; Whetton S; Shanahan M; Cartwright K; Ferrante A; Gray D; Kaye S; McKetin R; Pidd K; Ritter A; Roche A; Allsop S, 2018, 'Quantifying the societal cost of methamphetamine use to Australia', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 62, pp. 30 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.08.015

Lancaster K; Ritter A; Diprose R, 2018, 'Recasting Participation in Drug Policy', Contemporary Drug Problems, vol. 45, pp. 351 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0091450918776024

Nielsen S; Kowalski M; Wood P; Larney S; Bruno R; Shanahan M; Lenton S; Dietze P; Green T; Murnion B; Ritter A, 2018, 'Routine opioid outcome monitoring in community pharmacy: Pilot implementation study protocol.', Res Social Adm Pharm, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.10.024

Ritter A; Hughes CE; Lancaster K; Hoppe R, 2018, 'Using the Advocacy Coalition Framework and Multiple Streams policy theories to examine the role of evidence, research and other types of knowledge in drug policy', Addiction, vol. 113, pp. 1539 - 1547, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.14197

Ritter A; Lancaster K; Diprose R, 2018, 'Improving drug policy: The potential of broader democratic participation', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 55, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.01.016

Vuong T; Ritter A; Shanahan M; Ali R; Nguyen N; Pham K; Vuong TTA; Le GM, 2018, 'Outcomes of compulsory detention compared to community-based voluntary methadone maintenance treatment in Vietnam', Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, vol. 87, pp. 9 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2018.01.011

Barratt MJ; Bruno R; Ezard N; Ritter A, 2018, 'Pill testing or drug checking in Australia: Acceptability of service design features', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 37, pp. 226 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12576

McSweeney T; Hughes C; Ritter A, 2018, 'The impact of compliance with a compulsory model of drug diversion on treatment engagement and reoffending', Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, vol. 25, pp. 56 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2016.1219695


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