Full details of publications are available in staff profiles on the Middlesex University website. The following are indicative:



Duke, K. , Gleeson, H. , Dabrowska, K., Herold, M., Rolando, S. and Thom, B.   (2022) Building cultures of participation: involving young people in contact with the criminal justice system in the development of drug interventions in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Italy and Poland. Youth Justice . doi:10.1177/14732254221075206

Duke, K.  and Trebilcock, J.  (2022) ‘Keeping a lid on it’: exploring ‘problematisations’ of prescribed medication in prisons in the UK. International Journal of Drug Policy, 100 , 103515. pp. 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103515)

Foster JH and Thom B. (2022) Older Drinkers: Alcohol consumption, drinking context and “successful ageing.” In Alcohol, Age, Generation and the Life Course. Thurnell- Reid T and Fenton L (eds), Palgrave MacMillan.

Getty, CA., Metrebian, N., Weaver, T., Lynskey, M., Kirby, KC. & Dallery, J. (2022) Patients’ Beliefs towards Contingency Management: target behaviours, incentives and the remote application of these interventions. Drug and Alcohol Review, 41: 96-105 DOI: 10.1111/dar.13314


Getty, C.A., Weaver, T. & Metrebian, N. (2022) A qualitative exploration of patients’ experience of mobile telephone-delivered Contingency Management (mCM) to promote adherence to supervised methadone. Drug and Alcohol Review, 1:11.

Holloway, A., Guthrie, V., Waller, G., Smith, J., Boyd, J., Mercado, S., Smith, P., Stenhouse R., Sheikh, A., Parker, R., Stoddart, A., Conaglen, P., Coulton, C., Stadler, G., Hunt, K., Bray, J., Ferguson, J., Sondhi, A., Lynch, K., Rees, J., and Newbury-Birch, D. (2021). A two-arm parallel-group individually randomised prison pilot study of a male remand alcohol intervention for self-efficacy enhancement: the APPRAISE study protocol. British Medical Journal Open, 11(4), e040636.

Kolind, T. and Duke, K. (2022) Exploring the motivations and social organisation of intoxication in prison settings. In: Routledge Handbook of Intoxicants and Intoxication. Hunt, G., Antin, T.  and Asmussen-Frank, V., eds. Routledge International Handbooks . Routledge, pp. 191-202. doi:10.4324/9780429058141-16

MacGregor S. and Thom B. (2022) Risk, intoxication and death: contemporary media framing of drug-related deaths. In: Hunt G., Antin T.M.J., and Frank V.A. (eds.) Handbook of Intoxicants and Intoxication


Thom, B.  and Duke, K. (2022) Exchanging prevention practices on polydrug use among youth in criminal justice systems (EPPIC). In: How to Manage International Multidisciplinary Research Projects. Hantrais, L. , ed. Edward Elgar, pp. 114-125. doi:10.4337/9781802204728.00017

Pennay, A.  Cook, M., MacLean, S., Lubman, D., Dietze, P., Herring, R., Caluzzi, G., Vashishtha, R., and Livingston, M., (2022) Examining trends in the representation of young people and alcohol in Australian newspapers over twenty years (2000-2019) International Journal of Drug Policy, Jan;  99:103461. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103461. 

Pilling, S., Clarke, K., Parker, G., James, K., Landau, S., Weaver, T., Razzaque, R. & Craig, T. (2022) Open Dialogue compared to treatment as usual for adults experiencing a mental health crisis: Protocol for the ODDESSI multi-site cluster randomised controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, Vol 3, February 2022, 106664.


Pritchard, A., & Dymond, S. (2022). Gambling problems and associated harms in United Kingdom Royal Air Force personnel. Addictive Behaviors126, 107200.


Ruggiero, V. (2022), Critical Criminology Today: Counter-Hegemonic Essays, London and New York: Routledge. Chapter on drugs and drug users' self-management of their life.


Shearer, J., Metrebian, N., Weaver, T., Goldsmith, K., Strang, J., Pilling, S., Mitcheson, L., Day, E., Dunn, J., Glasper, A., Akhtar, S., Bajaria, J., Charles, V., Desai, R., Haque, F., Little, N.,

McKechnie, H., Mosler, F., Mutz, J., Poovendran, D. & Byford, S. (In Press) The cost-effectiveness of financial incentives to achieve heroin abstinence in individuals with heroin use disorder starting new treatment episodes: A cluster randomised trial-based economic evaluation. Value In Health (Accepted 22nd Nov 2022)


Best, D., Sondhi, A., Brown, L., Nisic, M., Nagelhout, G. E., Martinelli, T., ... and Vanderplasschen, W. (2021). The Strengths and Barriers Recovery Scale (SABRS): Relationships Matter in Building Strengths and Overcoming Barriers. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 919.

Caluzzi, G., Livingston, M., Holmes, J., MacLean, S., Lubman, D., Dietze, P., Vashishtha, R., Herring, R. and Pennay, A. (2021)  Declining drinking among adolescents: Are we seeing a denormalisation of drinking and a normalisation of non-drinking? Addiction, early online 22nd June 2021

Goldsmith, L. P., Anderson, K., Clarke, G., Crowe, C., Jarman, H., Johnson, S., ... & Gillard, S. (2021). The psychiatric decision unit as an emerging model in mental health crisis care: a national survey in England. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 30(4), 955-962.

Metrebian, N., Carr, E., Goldsmith, K., Weaver, T., Pilling, S., et al. (2021) Telephone delivered Incentives for Encouraging adherence to supervised methadone consumption: feasibility study for an RCT of clinical and cost effectiveness: TIES. Pilot & Feasibility Studies, 7:14.

Metrebian, N., Weaver, T., Goldsmith, K., Pilling, S., Hellier, J., Pickles, A., Shearer, J., Byford, S., Mitcheson, L., Bijral. P., Bogdan, N., Bowden-Jones, O., Day, E., Dunn, J., Glasper, A., Finch, E., Forshall, S., Morse, G., Akhtar, S., Bajaria, J., Bennett, C., Bishop, E., Charles, V., Davis, D., Desai, R., Goodfellow, C., Haque, F., Little, N., McKechnie, H., Mosler, F., Morris, J., Mutz, J., Pauli, R., Poovendran, D., Phillips, E., & Strang, J  (2021) Using a pragmatically adapted, low-cost, contingency management intervention to promote heroin abstinence in individuals undergoing treatment for heroin use disorder in UK drug services (PRAISE): a cluster randomised trial. BMJ Open,11:e046371.

Moskalewicz, J.,Dąbrowska,,K. Pisarska A., Herold, M., Beccaria, F., Rolando, S., Herring,, R., Thom,, B., Kahlert,, R., Stummvoll,, G., Moazen, B. and Stöver, S. (2021) Unintended consequences of drug policies experienced by young drug users in contact with the criminal justice systems, Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 28 (1): 36-47

Rolando, S.,  Beccaria, F. and Duke, K. (2021) Trajectories of drug involvement among young people in contact with criminal justice systems in six European countries. In: Who? Variation and distinction in the European drugs landscape. Chatwin, C. , Potter, G. and Werse, B. eds. Pabst Publishers, Lengerich, Germany, pp. 127-145.

Sondhi, A.,
and Eastwood, B. (2021). Assessing diversionary approaches for drug misusers in police custody in London: engagement and treatment outcomes as part of the Drug Intervention Programme. Addiction Research and Theory, 29(3), 223-230.

Sondhi, A.
, and Leidi, A. (2021). Multiple Morbidities in an Inner-City English Substance Misuse Treatment Service: Hierarchical Cluster Analysis to Derive Treatment Segments. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 1-8.

Sondhi, A.,
Leidi, A., and Gilbert, E. (2021). A Small Area Estimation Method for Investigating the Relationship between Public Perception of Drug Problems with Neighborhood Prognostics: Trends in London between 2012 and 2019. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(17), 9016.

Asmussen-Frank, V., Rolando, S., Thom, B., Beccaria, F., Duke, K. and Herold, M. (2021)Editorial DEPP: drug experienced young people in contact with the criminal justice system. Understanding the challenges and working towards solutions. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 28 (1) doi:10.1080/09687637.2020.1825627)

Rolando, S. Asmussen Frank, V., Duke, K., Kahlert, R., Pisarska, A. , Graf, N. and Beccaria, F. (2021) 'I like money, I like many things'. The relationship between drugs and crime from the perspective of young people in contact with criminal justice systems. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 28 (1) . pp. 7-16. doi:10.1080/09687637.2020.1754339

Duke, K., Gleeson, H.Dabrowska, K.,  Herold, M. and Rolando, S. (2021) The engagement of young people in drug interventions in coercive contexts: findings from a cross-national European study. Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, 28 (1) . pp. 26-35. doi:10.1080/09687637.2020.1763917


Asmussen-Frank V., Thom B., Herold M. (2020) “Some of us need to be taken care of”: Young adults’ perspectives on support and help in drug reducing interventions in coercive contexts. Drugs: education, prevention and policy,


Bell, L. Herring, R. and Annand, F. (2020) Fathers and substance misuse: a literature review, Drugs and Alcohol Today, 20(4): 353-369


Connor, M., Green, G., Thomas, N., Sondhi, A., and Pevalin, D. (2020). Drug testing on arrest–who benefits? Health and Justice, 8(1), 1-9.


Duke, K. (2020) Producing the 'problem' of new psychoactive substances (NPS) in English prisons. International Journal of Drug Policy, 80 , 102479. doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.05.022


Duke, K.  and Kolind, T. (2020) Framing and reframing drug ‘problems’ in prison spaces and populations. In: Risk and substance use: framing dangerous people and dangerous places. MacGregor, S.,  and Thom, B. eds. Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness . Routledge Taylor & Francis, pp. 162-182. doi:10.4324/9781351033503-10


Duke K., Gleeson H., Dabrowska K., Herold M., and Rolando S. (2020) The engagement of young people in drug interventions in coercive contexts: findings from a cross-national European study. Drugs: education, prevention and policy,


Duke, K. Thom, B. and Gleeson, H. (2020) Framing 'drug prevention' for young people in contact with the criminal justice system in England: views from practitioners in the field. Journal of Youth Studies, 23 (4) . pp. 511-529. doi:10.1080/13676261.2019.1632818


Gleeson, H., Herring, R. and Bayley, M. (2020).  Exploring gendered differences among Polish migrants in the UK in problematic drinking and pathways into and through alcohol treatment. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.  DOI: 10.1080/15332640.2020.1836697. Repository link:


Goldsmith, L. P., Smith, J. G., Clarke, G., Anderson, K., Lomani, J., Turner, K., & Gillard, S. (2020). What is the impact of psychiatric decision units on mental health crisis care pathways? Protocol for an interrupted time series analysis with a synthetic control study. BMC Psychiatry, 20(1), 1-9.


Hafford-Letchfield, T., McQuarrie, T., Clancy, C., Thom, B., and Jain, B. (2020) Community based interventions for problematic substance use in later life: A systematic review of evaluated studies and their outcomes. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17(21), 7994.


Moazen, B., Dolan, K. , Moghaddam, SS,  Lotfizadeh, M., Duke, K., Neuhann, F. , Stöver, H. and Jahn, A.  (2020) Availability, accessibility, and coverage of needle and syringe programs in prisons in the European Union. Epidemiologic Reviews, 42 (1) . pp. 19-26 . doi:10.1093/epirev/mxaa003


Somerville, L., Thom, B. and Herring, R. (2020) Public Health participation in alcohol licensing decisions in England: the importance of navigating ‘contested space’. Drugs and Alcohol Today, 20 (4): 323-335.


Sondhi, A., Leidi, A., and Best, D. (2020). Estimating a treatment effect on recidivism for correctional multiple component treatment for people in prison with an alcohol use disorder in England. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 15(1), 1-12.


Sondhi, A., Pointon, L., Kawalek, A., Leidi, A., and Best, D. (2020). Factors associated with concurrent illicit use of opiates and crack/cocaine among opiate-users in treatment: implications for treatment services in England. Addiction Research and Theory, 28(4), 298-304.

Vashishtha, R., Livingston, M, Pennay, A., Dietze, P., MacLean, S., Holmes, J, Herring, R., Caluzzi, G. and Lubman, D. (2020) Why is adolescent drinking declining? A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Addiction Research and Theory , 38(4): 275-288doi:1080/16066359.2019.1663831


Aceijas, C., Weaver, T., Baez, P., Bello-Corassa, R., Cumnings, NR., Khushal, S. & Sowamber, A. (2019) Improving health literacy about tuberculosis among drug users. A pilot randomised controlled trial. Drug Dependence & Addiction, 1, 8-18.


Alexis-Garsee, C., Meehan, S., & Van den Akker, O. (2019). An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Discontinued Use of the E-Cigarette. Journal of Smoking Cessation,14(2), 104-111. doi:10.1017/jsc.2018.21

Andrews, N. J. and Phillips, A. J. (2021) Community nurses' support for patients with fibromyalgia who use cannabis to manage pain, British Journal of Community Nursing, 26 (2), pp. 92-98. ISSN 1462-4753

Duke K.
(2019) Producing the ‘problem’ of new psychoactive substances (NPS) in English prisons.International Journal of Drug Policy, early online,


Gleeson H., Duke K. and Thom B. (2019) Challenges to providing culturally sensitive drug interventions for Black and Asian minority ethnic (BAME) groups within UK youth justice systems. Drugs and Alcohol Today DOI 10.1108/DAT-11-2018-0068


Getty, CA., Morande, A., Lynskey, M., Weaver, T. and Metrebian, N. (2019) Mobile Telephone-Delivered Contingency Management interventions promoting behaviour change in individuals with substance use disorders: A meta-analysis. Addiction. 114, 1915–1925. https// Published online: 2nd July 2019.)


Gleeson H., Thom B., Bayley M. and McQuarrie T. (2019) Rapid evidence review: Drinking problems and interventions in black and minority ethnic communities. Alcohol Change UK.


Hafford-Letchfield P., Thom B., Herring R. and Bayley M. (2019) Delivering Information and Brief Advice on Alcohol (IBA) in social work and social care settings: An exploratory study. Drugs: education, prevention and policy.  26(1):40-49.


Herring, R., Gleeson, H. & Bayley, M. (2019). Exploring pathways through and beyond alcohol treatment among Polish women and men in a London Borough. Alcohol Change UK.


MacGregor S. (2019) Money matters: Resource allocation, alcohol and other drugs and neo-liberal austerity in the UK—Commentary on Ritter and van de Ven’ 2019. Drug and Alcohol Review 29 January


Pennay A., Callinan S., Livingston M., Lubman D.I., Holmes J., MacLean S., Herring R. and Dietze P. (2019) Patterns in reduction or cessation of drinking in Australia (2001-213) and motivation for change. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 54 (1):79-86


Sheridan Rains, L., Marston, L., Hinton, M., Marwaha, S., Jamieson-Craig, T., Fowler, D., King, M., Omar, R., McCrone, P., Spencer, J., Taylor, J., Gilbert, E., Harder, C., Colman, S., Randhawa, A., Jones, C., Labuschagne, K., Stefanidou, T., Christoforou, M., Craig, M., Strang, J., Weaver, T. & Johnson, S. (2019) Clinical and cost-effectiveness of contingency management for cannabis use in early psychosis: the CIRCLE randomised clinical trial. BMC Medicine 17:161




Alexis-Garsee, C., Gilbert, H., Burton, M., & Van den Akker, O. (2018). Difficulties Quitting for Smokers with and without a Respiratory Disease and Use of a Tailored Intervention for Smoking Cessation – A Qualitative Study. Journal of Smoking Cessation,13(2), 63-71. doi:10.1017/jsc.2017.5


Gleeson H., Duke K., Clarke Z., Thom B. (2018) Interventions to prevent and reduce young people’s substance use and criminal justice involvement trajectories. Project Report. EPPIC Chafea European Commission


Hafford-Letchfield T., Dayananda A. & Collins D.A. (2018) Digital storytelling for interprofessional collaborative practice to develop quality and service improvements. Social Work Education 37:6, 804 -812, DOI: 10.1080/02615479.2018.1484087


Harwin, J., Alrouh, B., Broadhurst, K., McQuarrie, T., Golding, L, Ryan, M., and Tunnard, J. (2018) Child and Parent Outcomes in the London Family Drug and Alcohol Court Five Years On: Building on International Evidence. Journal of International Law, Policy and the Family, 32(2).


Metrebian, N., Weaver, T., Pilling, S., Hellier, J., Byford, S., Shearer, J., Finch, E., Day, E., Bowden-Jones, O., Dunn, J., Glasper. A., Bijral, P., Morse, G., Bogdan, N., Astbury, M., Forshall, S., Charles, V., Little, N., Poovendran, D., Desai, R., Goodfellow, C., Bishop, E., Akhtar, S., Haque, F., McKechnie, H., Mosler, F., Bennett, C., Morris, J., Davey, C.,  Pauli, R., Bajaria, J., Slater, E.,  Mutz, J.,  Mitcheson, L. & Strang, J. (2018) Positive Reinforcement targeting Abstinence In Substance misuse (PRAISe): Cluster RCT & Process Evaluation of Contingency Management. Contemporary Clinical Trials,

Pritchard, A
. (2018). Advice for managing multiple funders, their expectations and agendas. PSYPag The Quarterly. 109. 40-42.

Pritchard, A. (2018). Policy, power and personal reflections. PSYPag The Quarterly. 108. 45-47.


Thom B., Duke K., Gleeson H. (2018) Descriptions of innovative approaches including professionals’ and young peoples’ perceptions and narratives. Project Report. EPPIC Chafea European Commission


van den Akker, O.B.A. (2017) Surrogate Motherhood Families. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.


Alexis-Garsee C., Gilbert H., Burton M. and Van den Akker, O. (2017) Difficulties quitting for smokers with and without a respiratory disease and use of a tailored intervention for smoking cessation – a qualitative study. Journal of Smoking Cessation. DOI:, published early online, 27 March 2017, pp. 1-9


Butler S., Elmeland K., Nicholls J. and Thom, B. (2017) Alcohol, power and public health: A comparative study of alcohol policy. Abingdon: Routledge


Foster J.H. and Canfield M. (2017) Predictors of hazardous drinking among home drinkers.  Journal of Substance Use,, published early online 28th March 2017, pp.1-6.   


Hafford-Letchfield P., Thom B., Herring R. and Bayley M.  (In Press) Delivering Information and Brief Advice on Alcohol (IBA) in social work and social care settings: An exploratory study. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy.


Lingford-Hughes A., Patel Y., Bowden-Jones O., Crawford M., Dargan P., Gordon F., Parrot, S., Weaver T. and Wood, D. (In Press) Improving GHB withdrawal with baclofen. Trials. 


MacGregor S. (2017) The Politics of Drugs: perceptions, power and policies. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


MacGregor S. (2017) Drug Policy in the United Kingdom. In R. Colson and H. Bergeron H. (eds.) European Drug Policies: the ways of reform. Abingdon: Routledge, Ch. 15:217-238.

Pritchard, A
., McPartland., C. and Anderson, D. (2017). Reflecting on transference and countertransference in a forensic inpatient setting; The perspective of three Assistant Psychologists. Forensic Update. 124.

Shanahan M., Hughes C.E. McSweeney, T. and Griffin, B. (2017) Alternate policing strategies: Cost-effectiveness of cautioning for cannabis offences. International Journal of Drug Policy, 41 (1): 140-147. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.12.012


Thom B. (2017) Good Practice in School Based Alcohol Education Programmes. Patient Education and Counselling, 100 (Supp. 1): S17-S23.


Annand F. (2016) Developing and delivering local level partnership schemes with the alcohol trade. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 23(1): 62-72.


Bjerge B., Duke K., Frank-Asmussen V., Rolando S. and Eisenbach-Stangl I. (2016) Exploring user groups as stakeholders in drug policy processes in four European countries.   In M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold (eds.) (2016) Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Ch.6: 107-128.


Duke K. (2016) Exchanging expertise and constructing boundaries: The development of a transnational knowledge network around heroin-assisted treatment. International Journal of Drug Policy. 31: 56-63. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.12.004.


Duke K. and Kolind T. (2016) The prison population and illegal drug use. In T. Kolind, B. Thom and G. Hunt G.(eds.) (2016) Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies: Social Science Perspectives.  SAGE Publ., Ch.29.


Hellman M., Berridge V., Duke K. and Mold, A. (eds) (2016) Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 


Hellman M., Berridge V., Duke K and Mold A. (2016) Ownership of addiction: variations across time and place. In M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold (eds.) (2016) Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Ch1: 1-13.


Herring R., Thom B., Bayley M. and Tchilingirian, J. (2016). Delivering alcohol identification and brief advice (IBA) in housing settings: A step too far or opening doors? Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 23 (5): 365-373.


Houborg E., Thom B., Beccaria F., Eisenbach-Stangl I., Herring R., Moskalewicz J., Welbel M. (2016) The role of stakeholders in addictions policy and intervention. In M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold (eds.) (2016) Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Ch.5: 87-106.


Kolind T. and Duke K.  (2016) Drugs in prisons: exploring use, control, treatment and policy. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 23 (2): 89-92.


Kolind T., Thom B. and Hunt G. (2016) The SAGE Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies: Social Science Approaches. London: SAGE Publ.


MacGregor S. (2016) Public Health approaches to substance use: a critique. In T. Kolind, B. Thom and G. Hunt G.(eds.) (2016) Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies: Social Science Approaches. London: SAGE Publ., Ch.36: 628-643.


McSweeney T., Hughes C.E. and Ritter A. (2016) The impact of compliance with a compulsory model of drug diversion on treatment engagement and reoffending. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, DOI:, published early online, 6th November 2106, pp. 1-11.


McSweeney T., Hughes C.E. and Ritter A. (2016) Tackling ‘drug-related’ crime: Are there merits in diverting drug-misusing defendants to treatment? Findings from an Australian case study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 49 (2): 198 – 220.


Newbury-Birch D., McGovern R., Birch J., O'Neill G., Kaner H., Sondhi A. and Lynch K. (2016) A rapid systematic review of what we know about alcohol use disorders and brief interventions in the criminal justice system. International journal of prisoner health12(1), pp.57-70.


Rafia R., Dodd PJ., Brennan A., Meier P.S., Hope V.D., Ncube F., Byford S., Tie H., Metrebian N., Hellier J., Weaver T. and Strang J. (2016) An economic evaluation of contingency management for completion of hepatitis B vaccination in those on treatment for opiate dependence. Addiction, 111(9), 1616-27 (doi: 10.1111/add.13385/pdf).


Sondhi A.C. (2016) Addressing perceptions of opiate-using prisoners to take-home naloxone: findings from one English region. Drugs and Alcohol Today16(2), pp.124-130.


Sondhi A., Birch J., Lynch K., Holloway A. and Newbury-Birch D. (2016). Exploration of delivering brief interventions in a prison setting: A qualitative study in one English region. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 23(5): 382-387.


Sondhi A., Ryan G. and Day E. (2016) Stakeholder perceptions and operational barriers in the training and distribution of take-home naloxone within prisons in England. Harm Reduction Journal13(1): 5.


Thom B. and Aceijas C. (2016) Homelessness and Substance Use. In T. Kolind, B. Thom and G. Hunt G.(eds.) (2016) Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies: Social Science Approaches. London: SAGE Publ., Ch. 28: pp. ?? .  


Thom B., Herring R. and Bayley, M. (2016) The role of training in IBA implementation beyond primary care settings in the UK Drugs: education, prevention and policy. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 23(5): 374-381.


Thom B., Herring R., Thickett A. and Duke K. (2016) The Alcohol Health Alliance: the emergence of an advocacy coalition to stimulate policy change. British Politics, 11(3): 301-323. doi:10.1057/bp.2015.50


Asmussen Frank V., Bjerge B., Duke, K., Klein A. and Stothard B. (2015) ‘Stakeholder influences on drug and alcohol policy processes’, Drugs and Alcohol Today, 15 (4): 177-78.


Bjerge B., Duke K. and Asmussen Frank V. (2015) ‘The shifting roles of medical stakeholders in opioid substitution treatment: a comparison between Denmark and the UK’, Drugs and Alcohol Today, 15 (4): 216-230.


Crome I.B., Wu L., Rao R. and Crome P. (eds.) (2015), Substance use and older people.  Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.


Crome I.B. (2015) Substance misuse and older people: a question of values. Ch 10: 127-136 In F. Lally and C. Roffe (eds.) Geriatric Medicine: an evidence based approach. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Ch. 10:127-136.


Foster J.H., Martin C. and Patel S. (2015) The initial measurement structure of the Home Drinking Assessment Scale (HDAS) Drugs Education Prevention and Policy, 22: 410-416.


Hantrais L., Ashley T., Lenihan A.T., and MacGregor S. (2015) Evidence-based policy: exploring international and interdisciplinary insights. Contemporary Social Science 10 (2): 101-113


Lancaster K., Duke K., and Ritter A. (2015) ‘Producing the ‘problem of drugs’: a cross-national comparison of ‘recovery’ discourse in two Australian and British reports’, International Journal of Drug Policy, 26 (7), 617-625.


MacGregor S. (2015) Proposals for policy development: drugs. In: I.B. Crome, L. Wu, R. Rao and P. Crome (eds.) (2015), Substance use and older people.  Oxford: Wiley Blackwell,  Ch. 24: 353-363.


MacGregor, S., Nicola Singleton, N. and Trautmann, F. (2015) The emergence and influence of the concept of governance in the European addiction field. Ch.3:17-29 In: P. Anderson, G. Buhringer and J. Colom (eds.) Reframing addiction: policies, processes and pressures. The ALICE-RAP project available online from, Ch 3: 17-29.


Mason T., Sutton M., Whittaker W., McSweeney T., Millar T., Donmall M., Jones A. and Pierce M. (2015) The impact of paying treatment providers for outcomes: difference-in-differences analysis of the ‘payment by results for drugs recovery’ pilot. Addiction, 110 (7): 1120-1128.


McSweeney T. (2015) Calling time on ‘alcohol-related’ crime? Examining the impact of court-mandated alcohol treatment on offending using propensity score matching. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 15 (4): 464-483.


Ruggiero V. (2015) Power and Crime, London and New York: Routledge


Sondhi A. and Day E. (2015) ‘Factors that predict dissemination of evidence-based practice in one local authority in England: An assessment of introducing node-link mapping into substance misuse practice’, Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 22( 2), 2015: 160-165.


Duke K. and Thom B. (2014) ‘The role of evidence and the expert in contemporary processes of governance: the case of opioid substitution treatment policy in England’, International Journal of Drug Policy, 25(5): 964-971.


Foster J.H. and Ferguson C. (2014) Alcohol Preloading a review of the literature.  Alcohol and Alcoholism, 49: 213-226.


Herring R., Bayley M. and Hurcombe, R. (2014) “But no one told me it’s okay to not drink”: a qualitative study of young people who drink little or no alcohol, Journal of Substance Use, 19(1-2), 95-102.


Lloyd C., Thom B., MacGregor S., Herring R., Godfrey C., Toner P. and Tchilingirian J. (2014) Soft methods, hard targets: regional alcohol managers as a policy network, Journal of Substance Use, 19( 4),319-326.


MacGregor S. and Thom B. (eds.) (2014) Drug and Alcohol Studies 6 volume major work, London: Sage Publ.


MacGregor S., Nicola Singleton N. and Trautmann F. (2014) ‘Towards good governance in drug policy: evidence, stakeholders and politics’ International Journal of Drug Policy 25: 931-4


Toner P., Lloyd C., Thom B., MacGregor S., Godfrey C., Herring R., Tchilingirian J. (2014) Perceptions on the role of evidence: An English alcohol policy case study. Evidence & Policy 10 (1): 93-112.


Wall R., Sondhi A. and Day E. (2014) ‘What influences referral to 12-Step Mutual Self-Help Groups by Treatment Professionals? European Addiction Research 20: 241-247.


Weaver T., Metrebian N., Hellier J., Pilling S., Charles, V., Little N., Poovendran D., Mitcheson L., Ryan F., Bowden-Jones O., Dunn J., Glasper A., Finch E. & Strang, J. (2014) Cluster randomised trial of contingency management: do incentives increase completion of hepatitis b (HBV) vaccination amongst people in treatment for heroin dependence? Lancet, 384 (9938): 153-163.  (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60196-3)



Moskalewicz J., Room R and Thom B. (eds.) (2017) Comparative monitoring of alcohol epidemiology across the EU. Report from the Joint Action on Reducing Alcohol Related Harm (RARHA). European Union.


Shanahan M., Hughes C. and McSweeney T. (2017) Police diversion for cannabis offences: Assessing outcomes and cost-effectiveness. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 532. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.


Shanahan M., Hughes C. and McSweeney T. (2017) Australian police diversion for cannabis offences: Assessing program outcomes and cost-effectiveness. National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund (NDLERF) Monograph Series No. 66. Canberra: NDLERF.





Thom B., Herring R., Bayley M. and Hafford-Letchfield T. (2016) Delivering alcohol IBA in housing, probation and social work settings: opportunities and constraints. London: Alcohol Research UK,


Thom B., Herring R., Bayley M., Hafford-Letchfield T., Luger L., Annand F. and Bristow, A. (2016). The role of training in delivering alcohol IBA in non-medical settings: broadening the base of IBA delivery. Report submitted to Alcohol Research UK. Available at



McSweeney, T. (2015) Review of a 'test on arrest' pilot and core criminal justice provision for drug-using offenders in Hertfordshire. London: Institute for Criminal Policy Research.


Thom, B., Beccaria, F., Bjerge, B., Duke, K., Eisenbach-Stangl, I., Herring, R., Holmila, M., Houborg, E., Asmussen Frank, V., Moskalewicz, J., Rolando, S., Thickett, A., Warpenius, K. and Welbel, M. (2015). Stakeholder ownership: a theoretical framework for cross national understanding and analyses of stakeholder involvement in issues of substance use, problem use and addiction. Deliverable D2.1, Work Package 2, Addiction and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe: Reframing Addictions Project (ALICE RAP) European Union,


Thom, B., Herring, R. and Bayley, M. (2015) Delivering alcohol IBA: Is there a case for mainstreaming? Insights from an expert workshop and from the published literature. London: Alcohol Research UK,