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Exploration of recovery of people living with severe mental illness (SMI) in low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC): a scoping review protocol.

BMJ Open 2020 Feb 3;10(2):e032912. Epub 2020 Feb 3.

Alan J. Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032912DOI Listing
February 2020

Service providers' perceptions of barriers to the implementation of trauma-focused substance use services for women in Cape Town, South Africa.

Int J Drug Policy 2020 01 9;75:102628. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Substance Use, Gender and Applied Research, RTI International, 3040 East Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States; Health Policy and Administration, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, United States; Department of Psychology, North Carolina State University, United States; Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.102628DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7021212PMC
January 2020

Mutual Capacity Building to Reduce the Behavioral Health Treatment Gap Globally.

Adm Policy Ment Health 2019 Dec 10. Epub 2019 Dec 10.

Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, 4094 Campus Drive, College Park, MD, 20742, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10488-019-00999-yDOI Listing
December 2019

Tobacco use and nicotine dependence among people living with HIV who drink heavily in South Africa: a cross-sectional baseline study.

BMC Public Health 2019 Dec 16;19(1):1684. Epub 2019 Dec 16.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, No. 1 Soutpansberg Road, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-8047-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6916073PMC
December 2019

South African service users' perceptions of patient-reported outcome and experience measures for adolescent substance use treatment: A qualitative study.

Drug Alcohol Rev 2019 11 29;38(7):823-830. Epub 2019 Oct 29.

Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12996DOI Listing
November 2019

Openness to adopting evidence-based practice in public substance use treatment in South Africa using task shifting: Caseload size matters.

Subst Abus 2018 18;39(2):162-166. Epub 2017 Oct 18.

c Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council , Cape Town , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2017.1380743DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5862765PMC
October 2019

Applying lessons from task sharing in global mental health to the opioid crisis.

J Consult Clin Psychol 2019 Oct;87(10):962-966

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ccp0000434DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6764529PMC
October 2019

"Someone who is in this thing that I am suffering from": The role of peers and other facilitators for task sharing substance use treatment in South African HIV care.

Int J Drug Policy 2019 08 10;70:61-69. Epub 2019 May 10.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council Francie Van Zyl Drive, Parow, 7505, South Africa; Division of Addiction Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.11.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6679990PMC
August 2019

The adaptation of an evidence-based brief intervention for substance-using adolescents and their caregivers.

Psychother Res 2019 Aug 22:1-11. Epub 2019 Aug 22.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council , Cape Town , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2019.1656352DOI Listing
August 2019

Assessing capability for implementing mental health counselling within primary care facilities in a middle-income country: A feasibility study.

J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 2019 Jun 2;26(5-6):163-174. Epub 2019 May 2.

Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12519DOI Listing
June 2019

Decriminalisation of recreational cannabis in South Africa.

Lancet 2019 May;393(10183):1804-1805

Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30011-XDOI Listing
May 2019

Integrating a brief mental health intervention into primary care services for patients with HIV and diabetes in South Africa: study protocol for a trial-based economic evaluation.

BMJ Open 2019 05 14;9(5):e026973. Epub 2019 May 14.

Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Western Cape, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026973DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6530312PMC
May 2019

'Doing more with less': a qualitative investigation of perceptions of South African health service managers on implementation of health innovations.

Health Policy Plan 2019 Mar;34(2):132-140

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Francie Van Zijl Drive, Parow Valley, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czz017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6481285PMC
March 2019

A trauma-informed substance use and sexual risk reduction intervention for young South African women: a mixed-methods feasibility study.

BMJ Open 2019 02 19;9(2):e024776. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Substance Use and Gender Research (SUGAR) Program, Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024776DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6368003PMC
February 2019

A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of the Implementation of a Performance Measurement System for South Africa's Substance Use Treatment Services.

J Stud Alcohol Drugs Suppl 2019 Jan;Sup 18:131-138

Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6377018PMC
January 2019

Development of a trauma-informed substance use and sexual risk reduction intervention for young South African women.

Patient Prefer Adherence 2018 4;12:1997-2006. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Substance Use and Gender Research (SUGAR) Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S175852DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6174905PMC
October 2018

Impact of alcohol consumption on tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a prospective longitudinal cohort study protocol.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 Sep 29;18(1):488. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd floor, Crosstown Center, Boston, MA, 02118, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3396-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6162918PMC
September 2018

Patient preferences for the integration of mental health counseling and chronic disease care in South Africa.

Patient Prefer Adherence 2018 18;12:1797-1803. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S176356DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6154740PMC
September 2018

Brief interventions to address substance use among patients presenting to emergency departments in resource poor settings: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

Cost Eff Resour Alloc 2018 18;16:24. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

1Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925 South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12962-018-0109-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6006568PMC
June 2018

Substance abuse treatment engagement, completion and short-term outcomes in the Western Cape province, South Africa: Findings from the Service Quality Measures Initiative.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2018 04 21;185:278-284. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA; Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.12.033DOI Listing
April 2018

The association between psychological distress, alcohol use and physical non-communicable diseases in a nationally representative sample of South Africans.

J Health Psychol 2018 03 17;23(4):618-628. Epub 2016 Apr 17.

1 Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1359105316642832DOI Listing
March 2018

Barriers and facilitators to implementing an evidence-based woman-focused intervention in South African health services.

BMC Health Serv Res 2017 Nov 21;17(1):746. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

Substance Use, Gender, and Applied Research Program, RTI International, 3040 E. Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC, 27709-2194, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-017-2669-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5697075PMC
November 2017

Aggressive behaviour among drug-using women from Cape Town, South Africa: ethnicity, heavy alcohol use, methamphetamine and intimate partner violence.

BMC Womens Health 2017 Sep 30;17(1):93. Epub 2017 Sep 30.

Substance Use Gender, and Applied Research Program, Research Triangle Park, RTI, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Chapel Hill, NC, 27709, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12905-017-0447-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5622560PMC
September 2017

Psychometric properties of the Social Problem Solving Inventory-Revised Short-Form in a South African population.

Int J Psychol 2017 Apr 7;52(2):154-162. Epub 2015 Aug 7.

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12192DOI Listing
April 2017

Beyond methamphetamine: Documenting the implementation of the Matrix model of substance use treatment for opioid users in a South African setting.

Addict Behav 2017 03 17;66:132-137. Epub 2016 Nov 17.

University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, 1120 NW 14(th) St., Miami, FL 33136, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.11.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5221678PMC
March 2017

"In this thing I have everything I need": perceived acceptability of a brief alcohol-focused intervention for people living with HIV.

AIDS Care 2017 02 19;29(2):209-213. Epub 2016 Jul 19.

a Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit , South African Medical Research Council , Tygerberg , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2016.1211242DOI Listing
February 2017

Utility of Brief Versions of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) to Identify Excessive Drinking Among Patients in HIV Care in South Africa.

J Stud Alcohol Drugs 2017 01;78(1):88-96

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15288/jsad.2017.78.88DOI Listing
January 2017

Heavy alcohol use in patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy: What responses are needed?

S Afr Med J 2016 May 8;106(6):43-4. Epub 2016 May 8.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council Cape Town, South Africa; Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i6.10639DOI Listing
May 2016

Adapting a blended motivational interviewing and problem-solving intervention to address risky substance use amongst South Africans.

Psychother Res 2015 8;25(4):435-44. Epub 2014 Apr 8.

a Alan J. Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health (CPMH), Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health , University of Cape Town , Cape Town , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2014.897770DOI Listing
April 2016

A qualitative study of methamphetamine initiation in Cape Town, South Africa.

Int J Drug Policy 2016 Apr 28;30:99-106. Epub 2015 Oct 28.

Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke Global Health Institute, 310 Trent Drive, 335 Trent Hall, Box 90519, Durham, NC 27708, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.10.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4829462PMC
April 2016

"Not on the agenda": A qualitative study of influences on health services use among poor young women who use drugs in Cape Town, South Africa.

Int J Drug Policy 2016 Apr 29;30:52-8. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

RTI International, 3040 E. Cornwallis Road, P.O. Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA; Gillings Global School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA; Psychology in the Public Interest, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA; Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.12.019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4829448PMC
April 2016

Problem Gambling Among Urban and Rural Gamblers in Limpopo Province, South Africa: Associations with Hazardous and Harmful Alcohol Use and Psychological Distress.

J Gambl Stud 2016 Mar;32(1):217-30

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, J2 Groote Schuur Hospital, Anzio Road, Observatory, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10899-015-9522-5DOI Listing
March 2016

Seek, Test and Disclose: knowledge of HIV testing and serostatus among high-risk couples in a South African township.

Sex Transm Infect 2016 Feb 14;92(1):5-11. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluation & Interventions, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA Department of Psychology in the Public Interest, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2014-051882DOI Listing
February 2016

Readiness to change is a predictor of reduced substance use involvement: findings from a randomized controlled trial of patients attending South African emergency departments.

BMC Psychiatry 2016 Feb 20;16:35. Epub 2016 Feb 20.

Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, 7700, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-016-0742-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4761196PMC
February 2016

Providers' perceptions of the implementation of a performance measurement system for substance abuse treatment: A process evaluation of the Service Quality Measures initiative.

S Afr Med J 2016 Feb 22;106(3):308-11. Epub 2016 Feb 22.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i3.9969DOI Listing
February 2016

Brief school-based interventions and behavioural outcomes for substance-using adolescents.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Jan 20(1):CD008969. Epub 2016 Jan 20.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Tygerberg, 7505, Parow, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 7505.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD008969.pub3DOI Listing
January 2016

Feasibility and Preliminary Responses to a Screening and Brief Intervention Program for Maternal Mental Disorders Within the Context of Primary Care.

Community Ment Health J 2015 Nov 6;51(8):962-9. Epub 2015 Mar 6.

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10597-015-9853-9DOI Listing
November 2015

Development and psychometric validation of a novel patient survey to assess perceived quality of substance abuse treatment in South Africa.

Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2015 Nov 6;10:44. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13011-015-0040-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4636825PMC
November 2015

The mental health experiences and needs of methamphetamine users in Cape Town: A mixed methods study.

S Afr Med J 2015 Sep 21;105(8):685-8. Epub 2015 Sep 21.

Duke University Duke Global Health Institute.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4677279PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samjnew.7910DOI Listing
September 2015

Addiction and treatment experiences among active methamphetamine users recruited from a township community in Cape Town, South Africa: A mixed-methods study.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2015 Jul 30;152:79-86. Epub 2015 Apr 30.

Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.04.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4498803PMC
July 2015

Defining Remoteness from Health Care: Integrated Research on Accessing Emergency Maternal Care in Indonesia.

AIMS Public Health 2015 1;2(3):257-273. Epub 2015 Jul 1.

Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Northern Territory 0820, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3934/publichealth.2015.3.257DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5690235PMC
July 2015

Gender-Specific HIV Prevention Interventions for Women Who Use Alcohol and Other Drugs: The Evolution of the Science and Future Directions.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2015 Jun;69 Suppl 2:S128-39

*Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC; †Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; ‡Department of Psychology in the Public Interest, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; §Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; ‖Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY; ¶Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; #Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; **Addiction Research Center, Alternative Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia; and ††Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000000627DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4505613PMC
June 2015

Correlates of lifetime trauma exposure among pregnant women from Cape Town, South Africa.

Int J Ment Health Addict 2015 Jun 24;13(3):307-321. Epub 2015 Feb 24.

RTI International, Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Gillings Global School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA; Psychology in the Public Interest, North Carolina State University, North Carolina, USA; Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11469-015-9544-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4828038PMC
June 2015

Screening and brief interventions for substance use in emergency departments in the Western Cape province of South Africa: views of health care professionals.

Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2014 9;21(3):236-43. Epub 2013 Jul 9.

a Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health , University of Cape Town , Cape Town , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17457300.2013.811267DOI Listing
May 2015

Relationship power, communication, and violence among couples: results of a cluster-randomized HIV prevention study in a South African township.

Int J Womens Health 2015 11;7:517-25. Epub 2015 May 11.

RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA ; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA ; North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA ; Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S77398DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4435250PMC
May 2015

Alcohol and drug use outcomes among vulnerable women living with HIV: results from the Western Cape Women's Health CoOp.

AIDS Care 2014 21;26(12):1494-9. Epub 2014 Jul 21.

a Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions Program, RTI International , Research Triangle Park , Durham , NC , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2014.933769DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4505545PMC
April 2015

Adapting an evidence-based HIV behavioral intervention for South African couples.

Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2015 Feb 24;10. Epub 2015 Feb 24.

Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13011-015-0005-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4344778PMC
February 2015

Experiences of violence and association with decreased drug abstinence among women in Cape Town, South Africa.

AIDS Behav 2015 Jan;19(1):192-8

Division of Global Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail code 0507, La Jolla, CA, 92093, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-014-0820-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4505614PMC
January 2015

Associations between childhood adversity, adult stressful life events, and past-year drug use disorders in the National Epidemiological Study of Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC).

Psychol Addict Behav 2014 Dec 18;28(4):1117-26. Epub 2014 Aug 18.

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0037459DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4274198PMC
December 2014

Respondent driven sampling is an effective method for engaging methamphetamine users in HIV prevention research in South Africa.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2014 Oct 2;143:134-40. Epub 2014 Aug 2.

Duke University, Duke Global Health Institute, Box 90519, Durham, NC 27708, USA; Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Durham, NC 27708, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.07.018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4161639PMC
October 2014

Delays in South Africa's plans to ban alcohol advertising.

Lancet 2014 Jun;383(9933):1972

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa; Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60954-5DOI Listing
June 2014

Initial feasibility and acceptability of a comprehensive intervention for methamphetamine-using pregnant women in South Africa.

Psychiatry J 2014 5;2014:929767. Epub 2014 Jan 5.

Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/929767DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3994903PMC
May 2014

Perceived need for substance use treatment among young women from disadvantaged communities in Cape Town, South Africa.

BMC Psychiatry 2014 Apr 4;14:100. Epub 2014 Apr 4.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-244X-14-100DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3977683PMC
April 2014

The relevance of social contexts and social action in reducing substance use and victimization among women participating in an HIV prevention intervention in Cape Town, South Africa.

Subst Abuse Rehabil 2013 28;4:55-64. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA ; Gillings Global School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA ; Psychology in the Public Interest, North Carolina State University, NC, USA ; Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/SAR.S45961DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3931639PMC
March 2014

Legalising medical use of cannabis in South Africa: Is the empirical evidence sufficient to support policy shifts in this direction?

S Afr Med J 2014 Mar 12;104(6):399-400. Epub 2014 Mar 12.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit (ATODRU), South African Medical Research Council; Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa.

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March 2014

Brief school-based interventions and behavioural outcomes for substance-using adolescents.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Feb 4(2):CD008969. Epub 2014 Feb 4.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Tygerberg, 7505, Parow, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 7505.

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February 2014

Problem solving styles among people who use alcohol and other drugs in South Africa.

Addict Behav 2014 Jan 13;39(1):122-6. Epub 2013 Sep 13.

Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address:

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January 2014

Maternal deaths in eastern Indonesia: 20 years and still walking: an ethnographic study.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2014 Jan 22;14:39. Epub 2014 Jan 22.

Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Darwin, NT, Australia.

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January 2014

The extent of problematic alcohol and other drug use within selected South African workplaces.

S Afr Med J 2013 Sep 30;103(11):845-7. Epub 2013 Sep 30.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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September 2013

Availability of HIV prevention and treatment services for people who inject drugs: findings from 21 countries.

Harm Reduct J 2013 Aug 19;10:13. Epub 2013 Aug 19.

Medical Research Council, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, PO Box 19070, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa.

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August 2013

The relationship between substance use and delinquency among high-school students in Cape Town, South Africa.

J Adolesc 2013 Jun 28;36(3):447-55. Epub 2013 Feb 28.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, Medical Research Council, 7505 Cape Town, South Africa.

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June 2013

Barriers to alcohol and other drug treatment use among Black African and Coloured South Africans.

Authors:
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BMC Health Serv Res 2013 May 17;13:177. Epub 2013 May 17.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, PO Box 19070, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa.

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May 2013

Health reporting system in two subdistricts in Eastern Indonesia: highlighting the role of village midwives.

Midwifery 2012 Dec 19;28(6):809-15. Epub 2011 Oct 19.

Department of Physics, University of Nusa Cendana, Jalan Adisucipto, Penfui, Box 104, Kupang 85001, Indonesia.

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December 2012

Developing effective health interventions for women who inject drugs: key areas and recommendations for program development and policy.

Adv Prev Med 2012 16;2012:269123. Epub 2012 Oct 16.

Department of Slavic Languages, Columbia University, 1130 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code 2839, New York, NY 10027, USA.

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December 2012

Feasibility and Acceptability of Screening and Brief Interventions to Address Alcohol and Other Drug Use among Patients Presenting for Emergency Services in Cape Town, South Africa.

Adv Prev Med 2012 6;2012:569153. Epub 2012 Nov 6.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Francie Van Zijl Drive, 7505 Parow, South Africa ; Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, 7001 Cape Town, South Africa.

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December 2012

Child and adolescent mental health in South Africa.

J Child Adolesc Ment Health 2012 Oct;24(2):149-61

a Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Adolescent Health Research Institute , University of Cape Town , South Africa.

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October 2012

Negative attributions towards people with substance use disorders in South Africa: variation across substances and by gender.

BMC Psychiatry 2012 Aug 7;12:101. Epub 2012 Aug 7.

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town J-Block Groote Schuur Hospital Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa.

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August 2012

Community influences on adolescents' use of home-brewed alcohol in rural South Africa.

BMC Public Health 2012 Aug 11;12:642. Epub 2012 Aug 11.

Public Health Practice and Health Promotion, School of Health Sciences, University of Limpopo, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga 0727, South Africa.

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August 2012

The Relationship of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Typologies to Sex Risk Behaviors among Vulnerable Women in Cape Town, South Africa.

J AIDS Clin Res 2012 Jul;S1(15)

Senior Director, Substance Abuse Treatment and Interventions Research, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA ; Adjunct Professor, Health Policy and Administration, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA ; Adjunct Professor, Psychology in the Public Interest, North Carolina State University (NCSU), Raleigh, NC, USA ; Adjunct Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA.

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July 2012

Effectiveness of early interventions for substance-using adolescents: findings from a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2012 Jun 14;7:25. Epub 2012 Jun 14.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Unit Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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June 2012

The effectiveness of a hospital-based intervention for patients with substance-use problems in the Western Cape.

S Afr Med J 2012 Jun 6;102(7):634-5. Epub 2012 Jun 6.

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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June 2012

Substance misuse trends in South Africa.

Hum Psychopharmacol 2012 May;27(3):338-41

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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May 2012

Social service offices as a point of entry into substance abuse treatment for poor South Africans.

Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2012 May 29;7:22. Epub 2012 May 29.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, P,O, Box 19070, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa.

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May 2012

Primary health care for people who inject drugs in low and middle income countries.

Authors:
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Int J Drug Policy 2012 Mar 24;23(2):105-6. Epub 2011 Oct 24.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, South Africa.

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March 2012

Beyond the rhetoric: towards a more effective and humane drug policy framework in South Africa.

S Afr Med J 2011 Oct;101(10):704, 706

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Unit, Medical Research Council.

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October 2011

Pregnant and nonpregnant women in cape town, South Africa: drug use, sexual behavior, and the need for comprehensive services.

Int J Pediatr 2011 6;2011:353410. Epub 2011 Apr 6.

Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations & Interventions Program, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA.

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July 2011

Free and simple GIS as appropriate for health mapping in a low resource setting: a case study in eastern Indonesia.

Int J Health Geogr 2011 Feb 25;10:15. Epub 2011 Feb 25.

Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory 0909, Australia.

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February 2011