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Does methamphetamine use increase violent behaviour? Evidence from a prospective longitudinal study

McKetin, Rebecca; Lubman, Daniel; Najman, J M; Dawe, Sharon; Butterworth, Peter; Baker, Amanda L


Aims: To determine whether violent behaviour increases during periods of methamphetamine use and whether this is due to methamphetamine-induced psychotic symptoms. Design: A fixed-effects (within-subject) analysis of four non-contiguous 1-month observation periods from a longitudinal prospective cohort study. Setting: Sydney and Brisbane, Australia. Participants: A total of 278 participants aged 16 years or older who met DSM-IV criteria for methamphetamine dependence on entry to the study but...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Addiction
DOI: 10.1111/add.12474


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