Antonette Gaffney

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10 Jul 2012

This is the first Australian study to measure the prevalence of mental disorder among offenders nationally, using information provided by 690 police detainees who participated in the Australian Institute of Criminology’s Drug Use Monitoring in Australia program. Around half reported having been diagnosed with a...

Literature review

29 May 2012

Estimating the extent to which criminal activity can be attributed to substance use is a challenging but important task. Quantifying the nexus between drugs and crime contributes to a robust assessment of the cost and burden of alcohol and drug abuse to the Australian community....


22 Feb 2010

The Drug Use Monitoring in Australia (DUMA) program surveys alleged offenders in police detention in nine places around Australia about their drug use and criminal behaviour.

Since its inception in 1999, the DUMA program has been the only nationwide survey of drug use by...

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