Addiction and risk behaviours

Current projects

  • Excessive drinking and alcohol related harms in Adulthood: ALSPAC at 24. Hickman M, Macleod J et al. Funder: Medical Research Council (MRC) (2015-2019)
  • Elastic Study: Bristol contribution - Alcohol Misuse: Electronic Longitudinal Alcohol Study in Communities (ELAStiC). Macleod J et al. Funder: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) (2015-2019)
  • Evaluation of interventions designed to increase diagnosis and treatment of patients with hepatitis C (HepCATT). Hickman M, Macleod J et al. Funder: NIHR Central Commissioning Facility (2014-2019)

Completed projects

  • A feasibility trial for a novel psychological intervention to reduce drug-related harm in street sex workers. Jeal N. et al. Funder: NIHR Clinical Trials Fellowship (2017)
  • Evaluating the impact of opiate substitution treatment on drug related deaths in the population: a natural experiment using primary care, other drug treatment databases & model projection. Hickman M, Macleod J  et al. Funder: NIHR PRP (2014-2017)
  • Pathways to alcohol use disorders in ALSPAC: a genetic developmental study. D Dick, G Davey Smith, M Hickman, G Lewis, J Macleod, L Eaves, K Kendler, B Maher, T York.  US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
  • A pilot study to examine feasibility of prospective and retrospective data collection on a primary care based cohort of injection drug users and non-injecting controls through linkage to administrative health related records. J Robertson, J Macleod, F Sullivan.  Chief Scientists Office
  • Survey of sexual health risk and service use of MSM attending a public sex venue. Horwood, J. Jeal, N. Ingle, S. Horner, P. Funder: David Telling Trust (2012-2014)

 

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