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The Observe Study Current

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health (BRISE)
People Involved: Joanne Bryant, Limin Mao, Carla Treloar

Understanding barriers and facilitators to the take up of new direct-acting antiviral hepatitis C treatment

This project will collect information from people who inject drugs (PWID) about their experiences with new direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatments for hepatitis C. People who inject drugs…

The PrEPARE Project Current

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Martin Holt, Toby Lea, Dean Murphy, John de Wit

The PrEPARE Project is investigating the attitudes of gay and bisexual men to new HIV prevention technologies, particularly pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and treatment as prevention. The first phase of the project, conducted in 2011–2012, involved an online survey of over 1500 men and…

The Role of Implicit Identity and Implicit Beliefs in Recovery from Mental Illness Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council - Linkage Program
People Involved: Loren Brener

Recovery from mental illness is clearly completely determined, with the personality of the individual, the individual’s situation, and the nature of the mental illness all playing a role. One aspect of the individual that has received increasing attention is the degree to which the person…

The Role of Treatment Costs in the Failure of HIV Therapy Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Limin Mao, John de Wit

To determine key barriers, particularly financial constraints, to antiretroviral treatment (ART) adherence, a pilot study involving four clinical sites in NSW was initiated in late 2012. The primary aim of the pilot study is to determine the acceptability of a patient survey evaluating possible…

The Straightpoz study: men and women living heterosexually with HIV Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Asha Persson

This qualitative longitudinal study was conducted between 2004 and 2010 in collaboration with the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Service NSW (Pozhet). The aim of this project, the first of its kind on Australia, was to identify and explore a range of issues significant to men and women living…

The VICPrEP Demonstration Project Current

Funding Agency: Alfred Health, Department of Health and Human Services, State Government of Victoria
People Involved: Dean Murphy, John de Wit, Martin Holt

This project is exploring the acceptability, safety, impact and feasibility of prescribing daily pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to people at risk of HIV infection. It is also investigating the uptake of PrEP among eligible individuals and the reasons people choose this HIV prevention strategy.…

The impact of alcohol and drug use on the diagnosis and management of depression in gay men: a sub-study of the primary health care project on HIV and depression Archive

Funding Agency: beyondblue, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Christy Newman, Joanne Bryant, Martin Holt

A three-year study funded by NHMRC, the Primary Health Care Project on HIV and Depression, was completed in 2009. With funding from beyondblue–the national depression initiative, further research was conducted to more closely explore the issues associated with alcohol and drug use in data…

The making of HIV and heterosexuality in the mainstream Australian print media Archive

Funding Agency: UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
People Involved: Christy Newman, Asha Persson

This project was funded by a UNSW Faculty Research Grant to explore the role of the mainstream media in the production and circulation of social and cultural knowledge about HIV, and as an important source of information about HIV for the broader population in Australia, those not explicitly…

The real deal in hepatitis C prevention: automatic influences on injecting behaviour Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Jake Rance

Phase 1 of this project involved collecting video recordings of clients injecting at the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre and then conducting interviews with these clients after they had reviewed the video footage of their injecting episode. Phase 2 of the project, funded by NSW…