The studies that informed Woman of Substances



The studies that informed Woman of Substances

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Heyman, G. M. (2013). Addiction and Choice: Theory and New Data. Frontiers in Psychiatry4, 31. 

Home Office. (2017). New drug strategy to safeguard vulnerable and stop substance misuse. Retrieved 30 December 2017, from https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-drug-strategy-to-safeguard-vulnerable-and-stop-substance-misuse

Levit, K.R., Kassed, C.A., Coffey, R.M., Mark, T.L., McKusick, D.R., King, E., Vandivort, R., Buck, J., Ryan, K., Stranges, E. (2004 – 2014). Projections of National Expenditures for Mental Health Services and Substance Abuse Treatment. SAMHSA Publication No. SMA 08- 326. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2008. 

Pryce, R., Bukyx, P., Gray, L., Stone, T., Drummond, C., Brennan, A. (April 2017). Estimates of Alcohol Dependence in England based on APMS 2014, including Estimates of Children Living in a Household with an Adult with Alcohol Dependence. Public Health England.


ABC. (2017). Life at Seven: Tackling Temperament. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from www.abc.net.au/tv/life/the_science/TACKLINGTEMPERAMENT.htm

Australian Institute of Family Studies. (2016). Australian Temperament Project. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from www3.aifs.gov.au/atp

Bergland, C. (2014). Chronic stress can damage brain structure and connectivity. Psychology Today, 12.

Brady, K. T., & Back, S. E. (2012). Childhood trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, and alcohol dependence. Alcohol Research-Current Reviews, 34(4), 408.

Brain & Behaviour Research Foundation. (2013). A Prescription for Resilience: World Expert Helps Explain What Can Make Us Stronger in the Face of Adversity. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from https://bbrfoundation.org/discoveries/a-prescription-for-resilience-world-expert-helps-explain-what-can-make-us-stronger-in

Carter, A., & Hall, W. (2011). Addiction neuroethics: The promises and perils of neuroscience research on addiction. Cambridge University Press.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016). Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Retrieved 1 March 2017, from https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/acestudy/index.html

Cicchetti, D. (2010). Resilience under conditions of extreme stress: a multilevel perspective. World Psychiatry, 9(3), 145-154.

Cutajar, M. C., Ogloff, J. R. P., & Mullen, P. E. (2011). Child sexual abuse and subsequent offending and victimisation: A 45 year follow up study. Report to the Criminology Research Council. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from http://crg.aic.gov.au/reports/0910-13.pdf 

Enoch, M. A. (2011). The role of early life stress as a predictor for alcohol and drug dependence. Psychopharmacology, 214(1), 17-31.

Gabbay, V., Mao, X., Klein, R. G., Ely, B. A., Babb, J. S., Panzer, A. M., ... & Shungu, D. C. (2012). Anterior cingulate cortexγ-aminobutyric acid in depressed adolescents: relationship to anhedonia. Archives of general psychiatry, 69(2), 139-149.

Harvard University, Center on the Developing Child. (2017). Resilience. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from http://developingchild.harvard.edu/science/key-concepts/resilience/

Harvard University, Center on the Developing Child. (2017). Toxic stress. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from http://developingchild.harvard.edu/science/key-concepts/toxic-stress/

Hiller-Sturmhofel, S., & Swartzwelder, H. S. (2004). Alcohol's effects on the adolescent brain: what can be learned from animal models. Alcohol Research and Health, 28(4), 213.

Horton, M. J. (2015). What the heck is epigenetics? Retrieved 1 March 2017, from https://www.addiction.com/8426/what-the-heck-is-epigenetics/

Meaney, M. J., Brake, W., & Gratton, A. (2002). Environmental regulation of the development of mesolimbic dopamine systems: a neurobiological mechanism for vulnerability to drug abuse?. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 27(1), 127-138.

Milivojevic, D., Milovanovic, S., Jovanovic, M., Svrakic, D., Svrakic, N., Svrakic, S., & Cloninger, C. (2012). Temperament and character modify risk of drug addiction and influence choice of drugs. The American Journal On Addictions21(5), 462-467.

Price-Robertson, R., Bromfield, L., & Vassallo, S. (2010). The prevalence of child abuse and neglect. Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Prior, M., Sanson, A., Smart, D., & Oberklaid, F. (2000). Pathways from infancy to adolescence: Australian Temperament Project 1983–2000. Melbourne, Australia: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Quadara, A., Stathopoulos, M., & Jenkinson, R. (2015). Establishing the connection between alcohol and other drug use and sexual victimisation: State of knowledge paper.

Ronken, C. & Johnston, H. (2015). Child Sexual Assault Facts and Statistics. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from https://bravehearts.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Facts-and-Stats_updated.pdf

Rundle, G. (2001). Addiction and postmodern society. The Australian Fabian Society and Arena Publications Blue Book Series, Blue Book number 3, Australian Fabian Society Pamphlet Number 58, pp BB10-BB11.

Seligman, M. E., Reivich, K., Jaycox, L., Gillham, J., & Kidman, A. D. (1995). The Optimistic Child. New York: Houghton Mifflin.

Shonkoff, J. P., Boyce, W. T., Cameron, J., Duncan, G. J., Fox, N. A., & Greenough, W. T. (2004). Children’s emotional development is built into the architecture of their brains (National Scientific Council on the Developing Child)[PDF Document].

Smith, J., & Prior, M. (1995). Temperament and stress resilience in school-age children: A within-families study. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 34(2), 168-179.

South Easter Centre Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence. (2015). Statistics on Sexual Abuse. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from http://www.secasa.com.au/pages/beyond-sexual-abuse-enhancing-gps-responses/statistics-on-sexual-abuse/

Swan, N. (1998). Early childhood behavior and temperament predict later substance use. NIDA Notes. National Institute on Drug Abuse, 13(2).

Teicher, M. H., Anderson, C. M., Ohashi, K., & Polcari, A. (2014). Childhood maltreatment: altered network centrality of cingulate, precuneus, temporal pole and insula. Biological psychiatry, 76(4), 297-305.

Windle, M., Windle, R. C., Scheidt, D. M., & Miller, G. B. (1995). Physical and sexual abuse and associated mental disorders among alcoholic inpatients. The American journal of psychiatry, 152(9), 1322.


AIHW 2014. National Drug Strategy Household Survey detailed report: 2013. Drug statistics series no. 28. Cat. no. PHE 183. Canberra: AIHW.

BBC News. (2013). Alcohol deaths in young women show worrying rise. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from www.bbc.com/news/health-23358078

Dingle, G. A., Cruwys, T., & Frings, D. (2014). Social identities as pathways into and out of addiction. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1795-1795.

Dobson, S.; Goodchild, S.; Woolf, M.. (2006). Drunk and Disorderly: Women Are the Worst Binge Drinkers in the World. Retrieved 30 December 2017, from http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/drunk-amp-disorderly-women-in-uk-are-worst-binge-drinkers-in-world-421131.html

Hyde, Z., Doherty, M., Tilley, P. M., McCaul, K., Rooney, R., & Jancey, J. (2014). The first Australian national trans mental health study: Summary of results. Curtin University-School of Public Health.

Khantzian, E. J. (2012). Reflections on treating addictive disorders: A psychodynamic perspective. The American Journal on Addictions, 21(3), 274-279.

Shipton, D., Whyte, B., & Walsh, D. (2013). Alcohol-related mortality in deprived UK cities: worrying trends in young women challenge recent national downward trends. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, jech-2013.

Zucker, A. N., & Landry, L. J. (2007). Embodied discrimination: The relation of sexism and distress to women’s drinking and smoking behaviors. Sex Roles, 56(3-4), 193-203.


Bandura, A. (1994). Self-efficacy in VS Ramachaudran (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, 4, 71-81. New York: Academic Press.

Berlin, H. A., & Hollander, E. (2008). Understanding the differences between impulsivity and compulsivity. Psychiatric Times, 25(8), 58-58.

Cross, C. P., Copping, L. T., & Campbell, A. (2011). Sex differences in impulsivity: a meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 137(1), 97.

Dalley, J. W., Everitt. B. J. (2011). Impulsivity, compulsivity, and top-down cognitive control. Neuron 69.4: 680-694.

Dawe, S., Gullo, M. J., & Loxton, N. J. (2004). Reward drive and rash impulsiveness as dimensions of impulsivity: implications for substance misuse. Addictive Behaviors, 29(7), 1389-1405.

Everitt, B. J., Robbins, T. W. (2016). Drug addiction: updating actions to habits to compulsions ten years on. Annual Review of Psychology 67.1: 23-50.

Gullo, M. J., Dawe, S., Kambouropoulos, N., Staiger, P. K., & Jackson, C. J. (2010). Alcohol expectancies and drinking refusal self‐efficacy mediate the association of impulsivity with alcohol misuse. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 34(8), 1386-1399.

Gullo, M. J., Loxton, N. J., & Dawe, S. (2014). Impulsivity: Four ways five factors are not basic to addiction. Addictive Behaviors, 39(11), 1547-1556.

Kong, G., Smith, A. E., McMahon, T. J., Cavallo, D. A., Schepis, T. S., Desai, R. A., ... & Krishnan-Sarin, S. (2013). Pubertal status, sensation-seeking, impulsivity, and substance use in high-school-aged boys and girls. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 7(2), 116.

Lammers, J., Kuntsche, E., Engels, R. C., Wiers, R. W., & Kleinjan, M. (2013). Mediational relations of substance use risk profiles, alcohol-related outcomes, and drinking motives among young adolescents in the Netherlands. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 133(2), 571-579.

Milivojevic, D., Milovanovic, S. D., Jovanovic, M., Svrakic, D. M., Svrakic, N. M., Svrakic, S. M., & Cloninger, C. R. (2012). Temperament and character modify risk of drug addiction and influence choice of drugs. The American Journal on Addictions, 21(5), 462-467.

Mitchell, M. R., & Potenza, M. N. (2015). Importance of sex differences in impulse control and addictions. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 6, 24.

Moffitt, T. E., Arseneault, L., Belsky, D., Dickson, N., Hancox, R. J., Harrington, H., ... & Sears, M. R. (2011). A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(7), 2693-2698.

National Institute of Mental Health. (2011). The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/the-teen-brain-still-under-construction/index.shtml?utm_source=LifeSiteNews.com+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=2c0fa9560b-LifeSiteNews_com_Intl_Full_Text_12_18_2012

Spear, L. P. (2002). Alcohol's effects on adolescents. Alcohol Research and Health, 26(4), 287-291.

Squeglia, L. M., Tapert, S. F., Sullivan, E. V., Jacobus, J., Meloy, M. J., Rohlfing, T., & Pfefferbaum, A. (2015). Brain development in heavy-drinking adolescents. American Journal of Psychiatry, 172(6), 531-542.

Squeglia, L. M., Spadoni, A. D., Infante, M. A., Myers, M. G., & Tapert, S. F. (2009). Initiating moderate to heavy alcohol use predicts changes in neuropsychological functioning for adolescent girls and boys. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 23(4), 715.

Stacey, D., Bilbao, A., Maroteaux, M., Jia, T., Easton, A. C., Longueville, S., ... & Carvalho, F. (2012). RASGRF2 regulates alcohol-induced reinforcement by influencing mesolimbic dopamine neuron activity and dopamine release. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(51), 21128-21133.

Szalavitz, M. (2016). Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction. UK: St. Martin's Press.

Waldeck, T. L., & Miller, L. S. (1997). Gender and impulsivity differences in licit substance use. Journal of Substance Abuse, 9, 269-275.

Weissenborn, R., Duka, T. (2003). Acute alcohol effects on cognitive function in social drinkers: their relationship to drinking habits. Psychopharmacology, 165, 306-312.

White, A.M., Truesdale, M C., Bae, J.G., Ahmad, S., Wilson, W.A., Best, P.J., Swartzwelder, H.S. (2002). Differential effects of ethanol on motor coordination in adolescent and adult rats. Pharmocology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 73:3, 673-677.

Zald, D.H., Cowan, R.L., Riccardi, P., Baldwin, R., Ansari, M.S, Li, R., Shelby, E.S., Smith, C.E., McHugo, M., Kessler, R.M. (2008). Midbrain dopamine autoreceptor availability is inversely associated with novelty seeking traits in humans. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 14372-14378.


Barratt Impulsiveness Scale

Zuckerman Sensation-Seeking Scale

Carver and White’s Fun-Seeking Scale

Cloninger’s TCI assessment of personality




Biederman, J., Ball, S. W., Monuteaux, M. C., Surman, C. B., Johnson, J. L., & Zeitlin, S. (2007). Are girls with ADHD at risk for eating disorders? Results from a controlled, five-year prospective study. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 28(4), 302-307.

Broft, A., Shingleton, R., Kaufman, J., Liu, F., Kumar, D., Slifstein, M., ... & Martinez, D. (2012). Striatal dopamine in bulimia nervosa: a PET imaging study. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 45(5), 648-656.

Craft, N. (2013). Food for Thought: Should AOD clinicians routinely screen for eating disorders? Retrieved 1 March 2017, from http://www.vaada.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/2-Naomi-Crafti.pdf

Davis, C., Loxton, N. J., Levitan, R. D., Kaplan, A. S., Carter, J. C., & Kennedy, J. L. (2013). ‘Food addiction’ and its association with a dopaminergic multilocus genetic profile. Physiology & Behavior, 118, 63-69.

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Kane, T.A., Loxton, N., Staiger, P., & Dawe, S. (2004). Does the tendency to act impulsively underlie binge eating and binge drinking problems? An empirical investigation. Personality and Individual Differences. 36, 83-94.

Lerma-Cabrera, J. M., Carvajal, F., & Lopez-Legarrea, P. (2016). Food addiction as a new piece of the obesity framework. Nutrition Journal, 15(1), 5.

Loxton, N. J., & Dawe, S. (2001). Alcohol abuse and dysfunctional eating in adolescent girls: The influence of individual differences in sensitivity to reward and punishment. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 29(4), 455-462.

Loxton, N. J., & Dawe, S. (2009). Personality and eating disorders. In P. J. Corr & G. Matthews (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology (pp. 687-703). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Ressler, A. (2008). Insatiable hungers: eating disorders and substance abuse. Social Work Today, 8(4), 30.

The Guardian (2014). Hannah Smith wrote ‘vile’ posts to herself before suicide, say police. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/may/06/hannah-smith-suicide-teenager-cyber-bullying-inquests

Vandereycken, W., & Van Humbeeck, I. (2008). Denial and concealment of eating disorders: a retrospective survey. European Eating Disorders Review, 16(2), 109-114.

Volkow, N. D., Wang, G. J., Fowler, J. S., Tomasi, D., Telang, F., & Baler, R. (2010). Addiction: decreased reward sensitivity and increased expectation sensitivity conspire to overwhelm the brain's control circuit. Bioessays, 32(9), 748-755.


Back, S. E., Payne, R., Waldrop, A. E., Smith, A., Reeves, S., & Brady, K. T. (2009). Prescription opioid aberrant behaviors: a pilot study of gender differences. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 25(6), 477.

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Hirschfeld, R. M., & Vornik, L. A. (2005). Bipolar disorder – costs and comorbidity. American Journal of Managed Care, 11(3 Suppl), S85-S90.

Mancebo, Maria C. et al (2009). Substance use disorders in an obsessive compulsive disorder clinical sample. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 23.4: 429-435

McCarthy, L. F. ADHD and Hormones: Symptoms in Teen Girls, Women. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/5245.html

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Newmark, S. (2015). A true ADHD epidemic or an epidemic of overdiagnosis?

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Ocana, A. M. (2010). ADHD and comorbid substance use disorder. Retrieved 1 March 2017, from http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/adhd/adhd-and-comorbid-substance-use-disorder

Ohlmeier, M. D., Peters, K., Kordon, A., Seifert, J., Te Wildt, B., Wiese, B., ... & Schneider, U. (2007). Nicotine and alcohol dependence in patients with comorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Alcohol and Alcoholism, 42(6), 539-543.

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Ruscio, A. M., Stein, D. J., Chiu, W.T., Kessler, R. C. (2010). The epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication. Molecular Psychiatry, 15, 53–63.

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 Bryant, J. & Treloar, C. (2007). The gendered context of initiation to injecting drug use: evidence for women as active initiates. Drug and Alcohol Review26(3), 287-293.

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part three:
woman's lib


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