Justice Health Research Program

Projects

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Broome to Berrima: building capacity Australian wide in Indigenous offender health research.

Project Status: Ongoing
This project sees indigenous and non-Indigenous academics from Western Australia, the ACT, New South Wales and Victoria develop offender health...
Centre of Research Excellence in Offender Health

Centre of Research Excellence in Offender Health

Project Status: Ongoing
The Australian Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Offender Health was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council in 2013.  Prior...
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Does traumatic brain injury lead to offending behaviour?

Project Status: Ongoing
Data-linkage study of exposure to traumatic brain injury (TBI) and subsequent offending behaviour
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Hepatitis C, Prisons, and Treatment Opportunities (HePATO)

Project Status: Ongoing
(1)   Qualitative research on the social and cultural aspects of hepatitis C and hepatitis C treatment among prisoners with hepatitis C exploring the...
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National Prison Entrants Bloodborne Virus & Risk Behaviour Survey

Project Status: Ongoing
Prisoners are at an extreme risk of contracting bloodborne viruses due to engagement in risk behaviours that can result in exposure to HIV, hepatitis...
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Prison based treatment for alcohol and related other drug use among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people

Project Status: Ongoing
This PhD project is being conducted by an Aboriginal researcher and is now in its third year with a projected completion date of August 2016. The aim...
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Reducing impulsivity in repeat violent offender using a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)

Project Status: Ongoing
Randomised control trial of an intervention to reduce impulsivity in those with histories of violence and repeated contact with the criminal justice...
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Social and Cultural Resilience and Emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal Mothers in prison (SCREAM)

Project Status: Ongoing
The ‘Social and Cultural Resilience and Emotional Wellbeing of Aboriginal Mothers in Prison’ (SCREAM) project is a National Health and Medical...
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Social Capital of Men in Prison

Project Status: Ongoing
Although hepatitis C (HCV) treatment is available in prison, few inmates access treatment. This research will try to determine the ways in which...