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Lynsey Brown

Literature review

Alcohol and mental wellbeing: an evidence summary

This review presents insights into the relationship between alcohol use, mental distress and mental wellbeing based on published research. It highlights risk and protective factors for each and discusses challenges at different stages of the life course.

Substance use behaviour among 14 and 15-year-olds: results from a nationally representative survey

This report explores the patterns of individual and comorbid use of substances (alcohol, tobacco or cannabis) among a nationally representative sample of 14 and 15-year-olds in New Zealand.
Journal article

Patient perspectives on colorectal cancer screening and the role of general practice

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most frequent cause of cancer death in Australia. Early detection can reduce incidence and mortality. General practice-based initiatives have been proposed to improve CRC screening rates but to date have had modest impact. As there is limited research into...