Does methamphetamine use increase violent behaviour? Evidence from a prospective longitudinal study

Rebecca McKetin, Dan Lubman, Jake M Najman, Sharon Dawe, Peter Butterworth, Amanda L Baker

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To determine whether violent behaviour increases during periods of methamphetamine use and whether this is due to methamphetamine-induced psychotic symptoms. Design: A fixed-effects (within-subject) analysis of four non-contiguous 1-month observation periods from a longitudinal prospective cohort study. Setting: Sydney and Brisbane, Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)798 - 806
Number of pages9
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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