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Identification of co-morbidities associated with alcoholic liver disease

This study aimed to characterise alcohol use disorders and mental health status of patients with alcoholic liver disease and determine common patterns of co-factors contributing to liver disease.

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Novel treatments for alcohol dependence: A randomized controlled trial of structured stepped-care intervention for psychiatric comorbidity

A substantial proportion of the alcohol dependent population also suffer from anxiety or depression. People who are alcohol dependent and suffer psychiatric comorbidity respond poorly to treatment.

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A framework for supporting the implementation of community-based alcohol primary prevention and early intervention

This project originally grew out of an Alcohol Community Development Project, conducted by the Far West Area Health Service, which ran for six years, concluding in 2004. Its aim was to implement recommended actions from the 2006 Murdi Paaki Health Report.

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National Correspondence Program to reduce alcohol consumption and co-occurring disorders (depression/anxiety)

This project aims to facilitate the participation of a large group of consumers from all over Australia (including remote and rural areas) to learn to self-regulate their alcohol consumption and manage their co-occurring depression/anxiety.

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Binge drinking and related risk factors amongst out-of-school 16 year olds in NSW

This study investigates alcohol use and associated risk behaviours of 16 year-olds who have left school early in NSW.