David Best

Assoc Professor

20002019

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2019

A structured telephone-delivered intervention to reduce problem alcohol use (Ready2Change): Study protocol for a parallel group randomised controlled trial

Lubman, D. I., Grigg, J., Manning, V., Hall, K., Volpe, I., Dias, S., Baker, A., Staiger, P. K., Reynolds, J., Harris, A., Tyler, J. & Best, D., 19 Aug 2019, In : Trials. 20, 1, 12 p., 515.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Improved Quality of Life following addiction treatment is associated with reductions in substance use

Manning, V., Garfield, J. B. B., Lam, T., Allsop, S., Berends, L., Best, D., Buykx, P., Room, R. & Lubman, D. I., 6 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Medicine. 8, 9, 10 p., 1407.

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Social group membership before treatment for substance dependence predicts early identification and engagement with treatment communities

Haslam, C., Best, D., A. Dingle, G., Staiger, P. K., Savic, M., Bathish, R., Mackenzie, J., Beckwith, M., Kelly, A. J. & Lubman, D. I., 3 Sep 2019, In : Addiction Research & Theory. 27, 5, p. 363-372 10 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Social identity differentiation predicts commitment to sobriety and wellbeing in residents of therapeutic communities

Dingle, G. A., Haslam, C., Best, D., Chan, G., Staiger, P. K., Savic, M., Beckwith, M., Mackenzie, J., Bathish, R. & Lubman, D. I., Sep 2019, In : Social Science and Medicine. 237, 8 p., 112459.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Social Identity Mapping in Addiction Recovery (SIM-AR): extension and application of a visual method

Beckwith, M., Best, D., Savic, M., Haslam, C., Bathish, R., Dingle, G., Mackenzie, J., Staiger, P. K. & Lubman, D. I., 2 Nov 2019, In : Addiction Research & Theory. 27, 6, p. 462-471 10 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Emotional dysregulation as a target in the treatment of co-existing substance use and borderline personality disorders: A pilot study

Hall, K., Simpson, A., O'Donnell, R., Sloan, E., Staiger, P. K., Morton, J., Ryan, D., Nunn, B., Best, D. & Lubman, D. I., 1 Jul 2018, In : Clinical Psychologist. 22, 2, p. 112-125 14 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Life in Recovery in Australia and the United Kingdom: Do Stages of Recovery Differ Across National Boundaries?

Best, D., Savic, M., Bathish, R., Edwards, M., Irving, J., Cano, I. & Albertson, K., 2 Oct 2018, In : Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 36, 4, p. 530-541 12 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Mapping social identity change in online networks of addiction recovery

Best, D., Bliuc, A-M., Iqbal, M., Upton, K. & Hodgkins, S., 2018, In : Addiction Research & Theory. 26, 3, p. 163 – 173 12 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Wellbeing and coping strategies of alcohol and other drug therapeutic community workers: a qualitative study

Butler, M., Savic, M., Best, D. W., Manning, V., Mills, K. L. & Lubman, D. I., 10 Sep 2018, In : Therapeutic Communities. 39, 3, p. 118-128 11 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

Alcohol, drug and related health and wellbeing issues among young people completing an online screen

Barker, S. F., Manning, V., Best, D. W., Savic, M. & Lubman, D. I., 2017, In : Australasian Psychiatry. 25, 2, p. 130-134 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Benzodiazepine use of community-based violent offenders: a preliminary investigation

Albrecht, B., Staiger, P. K., Best, D., Hall, K., Nielsen, S., Lubman, D. I. & Miller, P. G., 4 May 2017, In : Journal of Substance Use. 22, 3, p. 295-303 9 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Changes in Substance Use and Risk Behaviors One Year After Treatment: Outcomes Associated with a Quasi-Residential Rehabilitation Service for Alcohol and Drug Users in Edinburgh

Rome, A. M., McCartney, D., Best, D. & Rush, R., 3 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery. 12, 2-3, p. 86-98 13 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Development and validation of a Brief Assessment of Recovery Capital (BARC-10) for alcohol and drug use disorder

Vilsaint, C. L., Kelly, J. F., Bergman, B. G., Groshkova, T., Best, D. & White, W., 1 Aug 2017, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 177, p. 71-76 6 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring mortality among drug treatment clients: The relationship between treatment type and mortality

Lloyd, B., Zahnow, R., Barratt, M. J., Best, D., Lubman, D. I. & Ferris, J., 1 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 82, p. 22-28 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery and desistance: what the emerging recovery movement in the alcohol and drug area can learn from models of desistance from offending

Best, D., Irving, J. & Albertson, K., 2 Jan 2017, In : Addiction Research & Theory. 25, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery Identity and Wellbeing: Is It Better to be ‘Recovered’ or ‘in Recovery’?

Best, D., Andersson, C., Irving, J. & Edwards, M. G., 2 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery. 12, 1, p. 27-36 10 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery Networks and Community Connections: Identifying Connection Needs and Community Linkage Opportunities in Early Recovery Populations

Best, D., Irving, J., Collinson, B., Andersson, C. & Edwards, M. G., 2 Jan 2017, In : Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 35, 1, p. 2-15 14 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
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22 Citations (Scopus)

Substance use outcomes following treatment: Findings from the Australian Patient Pathways Study

Manning, V., Garfield, J., Best, D. W., Berends, L., Room, R., Mugavin, J., Larner, A., Lam, T., Buykx, P., Allsop, S. & Lubman, D. I., 1 Feb 2017, In : Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 51, 2, p. 177-189 13 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

“Is it me or should my friends take the credit?” The role of social networks and social identity in recovery from addiction

Bathish, R., Best, D., Savic, M., Beckwith, M., Mackenzie, J. & Lubman, D. I., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 47, 1, p. 35-46 12 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)
2016

After 30 years of dissemination, have we achieved sustained practice change in motivational interviewing?

Hall, K., Staiger, P. K., Simpson, A., Best, D. & Lubman, D. I., 1 Jul 2016, In : Addiction. 111, 7, p. 1144-1150 7 p.

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56 Citations (Scopus)

An unlikely hero? Challenging stigma through community engagement

Best, D., 7 Mar 2016, In : Drugs and Alcohol Today. 16, 1, p. 106-116 11 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between social identity diversity, compatibility, and recovery capital amongst young people in substance use treatment

Mawson, E., Best, D. & Lubman, D. I., 1 Dec 2016, In : Addictive Behaviors Reports. 4, p. 70-77 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

A tiered model of substance use severity and life complexity: Potential for application to needs-based planning

Barker, S. F., Best, D., Manning, V., Savic, M., Lubman, D. I. & Rush, B., 2016, In : Substance Abuse. 37, p. 526-533 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of individuals presenting to treatment for primary alcohol problems versus other drug problems in the Australian patient pathways study

Lubman, D. I., Garfield, J. BB., Manning, V., Berends, L., Best, D., Mugavin, J. M., Lam, T., Buykx, P., Larner, A., Lloyd, B., Room, R. & Allsop, S., 19 Jul 2016, In : BMC Psychiatry. 16, 1, 11 p., 250.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Gender differences in psychosocial complexity for a cohort of adolescents attending youth-specific substance abuse services

Mitchell, P. F., Kutin, J. J., Daley, K., Best, D. & Bruun, A. J., 1 Sep 2016, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 68, p. 34-43 10 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Motivational drive and alprazolam misuse: A recipe for aggression?

Albrecht, B., Staiger, P. K., Hall, K., Kambouropoulos, N. & Best, D., 30 Jun 2016, In : Psychiatry Research. 240, p. 381-389 9 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery, Ambitions, and Aspirations: An Exploratory Project to Build a Recovery Community by Generating a Skilled Recovery Workforce

Best, D., Beswick, T., Hodgkins, S. & Idle, M., Jan 2016, In : Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 34, 1, p. 3-14 12 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

The well-being of alcohol and other drug counsellors in Australia: Strengths, risks, and implications

Best, D., Savic, M. & Daley, P., 30 Mar 2016, In : Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 34, 2, p. 223-232 10 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

What the recovery movement tells us about prefigurative politics

Beckwith, M., Bliuc, A. M. & Best, D., 2016, In : Journal of Social and Political Psychology. 4, 1, p. 238-251 14 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
2015

A Social Capital Approach to Assisting Veterans Through Recovery and Desistance Transitions in Civilian Life

Albertson, K., Irving, J. & Best, D., Sep 2015, In : The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 54, 4, p. 384-396 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Breaking good: breaking ties with social groups may be good for recovery from substance misuse

Dingle, G. A., Stark, C., Crywys, T. & Best, D. W., 2015, In : British Journal of Social Psychology. 54, 2, p. 236 - 254 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

85 Citations (Scopus)

Development and implementation of a structured intervention for alcohol use disorders for telephone helpline services

Best, D. W., Hall, K., Guthrie, A., Abbatangelo, M., Hunter, B. & Lubman, D., 2015, In : Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 33, 1, p. 118 - 131 14 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of flexibility in social identity among people entering a therapeutic community for substance abuse

Beckwith, M., Best, D. W., Dingle, G. A., Perryman, C. & Lubman, D., 2015, In : Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 33, 1, p. 93 - 104 12 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery capital and social networks among people in treatment and among those in recovery in York, England

Best, D., McKitterick, T., Beswick, T. & Savic, M., 3 Jul 2015, In : Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 33, 3, p. 270-282 13 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Social identity, social networks and recovery capital in emerging adulthood: A pilot study

Mawson, E., Best, D. W., Beckwith, M., Dingle, G. A. & Lubman, D., 2015, In : Substance Abuse: Treatment, Prevention, and Policy. 10, 45, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)
2014

A model for predicting clinician satisfaction with clinical supervision

Best, D. W., White, E., Cameron, J. J., Guthrie, A., Hunter, B., Hall, K., Leicester, S. & Lubman, D., 2014, In : Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 32, 1, p. 67 - 78 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Benzodiazepine use and aggressive behaviour: a systematic review

Albrecht, B., Staiger, P. K., Hall, K. A., Miller, P. G., Best, D. W. & Lubman, D., 2014, In : Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 48, 12, p. 1096 - 1114 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

35 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring clinician attitudes to addiction recovery in Victoria, Australia

Pillay, I., Best, D. W. & Lubman, D., 2014, In : Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 32, 4, p. 375 - 392 18 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of family conflict and their impact on substance use and psychosocial outcomes in a sample of young people in treatment

Best, D. W., Wilson, A. S., MacLean, S. J., Savic, M., Reed, M., Bruun, A. & Lubman, D., 2014, In : Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies. 9, 2, p. 114 - 122 9 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Risk profiles for early adolescents who regularly use alcohol and other drugs compared with older youth

MacLean, S., Kutin, J. J., Best, D. W., Bruun, A. & Green, R., 2014, In : Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies. 9, 1, p. 17 - 27 11 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Social and transitional identity: exploring social networks and their significance in a therapeutic community setting

Best, D. W., Lubman, D., Savic, M., Wilson, A. S., Dingle, G. A., Haslam, A. S., Haslam, C. & Jetten, J., 2014, In : Therapeutic Communities: the International Journal for Therapeutic and Supportive Organizations. 35, 1 (Art. No.: 17108334), p. 10 - 20 11 p.

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43 Citations (Scopus)

Social Support, Group Involvement, and Well-Being Among the Family and Friends of Problem Drinkers

Stenton, J. A., Best, D. & Roberts, B., 3 Jul 2014, In : Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery. 9, 3, p. 199-221 23 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Therapeutic communities and the local community: isolation or integration?

Best, D. W., Byrne, G., Pullen, D., Kelly, J., Elliot, K. & Savic, M., 2014, In : Therapeutic Communities: the International Journal for Therapeutic and Supportive Organizations. 35, 4, p. 150-158 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Exploring the focus and experiences of smartphone applications for addiction recovery

Savic, M., Best, D. W., Rodda, S. N. & Lubman, D., 2013, In : Journal of Addictive Diseases. 32, 3, p. 310 - 319 10 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Factors influencing mortality among alcohol and drug treatment clients in Victoria, Australia: The role of demographic and substance use characteristics

Lloyd, B., Barrett, M. J., Ferris, J., Best, D. W. & Lubman, D., 2013, In : Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 49, 9, p. 859 - 867 9 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying and recruiting recovery champions: exploratory action research in Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Best, D. W., Loudon, L., Powell, D., Groshkova, T. & White, W., 2013, In : Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery. 8, 3, p. 169 - 184 16 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)