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A team effort: preventing violence against women through sport

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Our Watch, November 2017 Sport is an integral part of Australian culture and it is woven into the fabric of the everyday lives of many Australian individuals, families and communities. Change the story: a shared national framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia identifies it as a key setting for the prevention of violence against women in...

Smoking Highly Dangerous for HIV-Positive Patients

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Specialty Pharmacy Times,  Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Patients with HIV who smoke may have an increased risk of lung cancer mortality compared with the risk of dying from HIV, according to a new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine.  These findings suggest that healthcare providers should strongly advocate for smoking cessation and cancer screening for patients with HIV. The abstract...

Behaviour change interventions in HIV prevention: is there still a place for them?

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nam/aidsmap, 12 April 2017 A meta-analysis of studies of brief interventions to reduce HIV risk behaviour in HIV-negative gay men has concluded that there is evidence that such techniques did have a significant impact on the behaviours they were designed to change. It also found evidence that the best way to conduct such interventions was face-to-face, i.e. not via the internet, telephone or...

Domestic violence: men’s behaviour change program works

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The Age, September 4 2016 Men’s behaviour change programs, many with long waiting lists, have become a common penalty meted out to perpetrators of family violence who come before the courts. But until now, there has been little Australian research. Now a Monash University study – a comprehensive snapshot of 300 Australian men who use violence, and their partners (or ex-partners), over...

Alcohol and other drug treatment services – Key findings in 2014–15

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2016 Key findings in 2014–15: Agencies A total of 843 publicly-funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies provided services to clients seeking treatment and support for alcohol and other drug problems, an increase of 27% over the 5-year period to 2014–15. Clients Around 115,000 clients received just over 170,000 treatment episodes from alcohol and...

How Heteronormative Paradigms Ostracize Queer Populations in Intimate Partner Violence Research

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Huffpost Queer Voices Blog, 02/09/2016 Today, most research investigating IPV and other forms of sexual and partner violence focuses on heterosexual women as victims and heterosexual men as perpetrators, a notion that is justifiable in the realms of empirical evidence. However, when focusing on development, implementation and evaluation of effective intervention strategies to address IPV, current...

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