Associate Professor Katherine Mills

Associate Professor, Sydney Medical School / The Matilda Centre


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Selected grants

2017

  • Healthy Lifestyles An innovative implementation model for online interventions to prevent common and emerging risk factors for chronic disease in young Australians; Teesson M, Newton N, Kay-Lambkin F, Champion K, Chapman C, Shoesmith L, Slade T, Mills K, Sunderland M, Bauer J, Parmenter B, Spring B, Lubans D, Allsop S, Hides L, McBride N; Paul Ramsay Foundation/Research Grant.
  • Improving treatment responses for co-occurring mental and substance use disorders; Mills K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Research Fellowships.

2014

  • Evaluating the CAYLUS youth worker brokerage; Marel C, Mills K, Teesson M; Tangentyere Council Inc/Central Australia Youth Link-Up Service (CAYLUS).

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Mills, K., Marel, C. (2013). International Data on the Prevalence and Correlates of Comorbid Substance Use and Psychiatric Disorders. In Peter M. Miller (Eds.), Principles of Addiction: Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders, (pp. 481-488). San Diego, California, USA: Academic Press. [More Information]

Journals

  • Marel, C., Sunderland, M., Mills, K., Slade, T., Teesson, M., Chapman, C. (2019). Conditional probabilities of substance use disorders and associated risk factors: Progression from first use to use disorder on alcohol, cannabis, stimulants, sedatives and opioids. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 194, 136-142. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Marel, C., Darke, S., Ross, J., Slade, T., Teesson, M. (2018). The long-term impact of post traumatic stress disorder on recovery from heroin dependence. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 89, 60-66. [More Information]
  • Afzali, M., Sunderland, M., Teesson, M., Carragher, N., Mills, K., Slade, T. (2017). A network approach to the comorbidity between posttraumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder: The role of overlapping symptoms. Journal of Affective Disorders, 208, 490-496. [More Information]
  • Kingston, R., Marel, C., Mills, K. (2017). A systematic review of the prevalence of comorbid mental health disorders in people presenting for substance use treatment in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36(4), 527-539. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Emery, J., Lantaff, R., Radford, M., Pannebakker, M., Hall, P., Burrows, N., Williams, K., Saunders, C., Murchie, P., et al (2017). Protocol for the melatools skin selfmonitoring trial: A phase II randomised controlled trial of an intervention for primary care patients at higher risk of melanoma. BMJ Open, 7(11), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Prior, K., Mills, K., Ross, J., Teesson, M. (2017). Substance use disorders comorbid with mood and anxiety disorders in the Australian general population. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36(3), 317-324. [More Information]
  • Silove, D., Baker, J., Mohsin, M., Teesson, M., Creamer, M., O'Donnell, M., Forbes, D., Carragher, N., Slade, T., Mills, K., et al (2017). The contribution of gender-based violence and network trauma to gender differences in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. PloS One, 12(2). [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Marel, C., Darke, S., Ross, J., Slade, T., Burns, L., Lynskey, M., Memedovic, S., White, J., Mills, K. (2017). Trajectories of heroin use: 10�11-year findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study. Addiction, 112(6), 1056-1068. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Birt, L., Emery, J., Hall, N., Banks, J., Johnson, M., Lancaster, J., Hamilton, W., Rubin, G., Walter, F. (2017). Understanding symptom appraisal and help-seeking in people with symptoms suggestive of pancreatic cancer: A qualitative study. BMJ Open, 7(9), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Deady, M., Mills, K., Teesson, M., Kay-Lambkin, F. (2016). An online intervention for co-occurring depression and problematic alcohol use in young people: Primary outcomes from a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(3). [More Information]
  • Carragher, N., Sunderland, M., Batterham, P., Calear, A., Elhai, J., Chapman, C., Mills, K. (2016). Discriminant validity and gender differences in DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Journal of Affective Disorders, 190, 56-67. [More Information]
  • Goodhew, M., Salmon, A., Marel, C., Mills, K., Jauncey, M. (2016). Mental health among clients of the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC). Harm Reduction Journal, 13(1). [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Slade, T., Ross, J., Marel, C., Mills, K., Tessson, M. (2016). Patterns and correlates of injecting among heroin users: A 11-year follow-up of the Australian treatment outcome study cohort. Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment, 15(3), 111-119. [More Information]
  • Walter, F., Mills, K., Mendon�a, S., Abel, G., Basu, B., Carroll, N., Ballard, S., Lancaster, J., Hamilton, W., Rubin, G., et al (2016). Symptoms and patient factors associated with diagnostic intervals for pancreatic cancer (SYMPTOM pancreatic study): a prospective cohort study. The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 1(4), 298-306. [More Information]
  • Walter, F., Emery, J., Mendonca, S., Hall, N., Morris, H., Mills, K., Dobson, C., Bankhead, C., Johnson, M., et al (2016). Symptoms and patient factors associated with longer time to diagnosis for colorectal cancer: Results from a prospective cohort study. British Journal of Cancer, 115(5), 533-541. [More Information]
  • Ross, J., Teesson, M., Lejuez, C., Mills, K., Kaye, S., Brady, K., Dore, G., Prior, K., Larkin, X., Cassar, J., et al (2016). The efficacy of behavioural activation treatment for co-occurring depression and substance use disorder (the activate study): A randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 16(1). [More Information]
  • Sunderland, M., Carragher, N., Chapman, C., Mills, K., Teesson, M., Lockwood, E., Forbes, D., Slade, T. (2016). The shared and specific relationships between exposure to potentially traumatic events and transdiagnostic dimensions of psychopathology. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 38, 102-109. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Marel, C., Mills, K., Ross, J., Slade, T., Tessson, M. (2016). Years of potential life lost amongst heroin users in the Australian Treatment Outcome Study cohort, 2001-2015. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 162, 206-210. [More Information]
  • Marel, C., Mills, K., Darke, S., Ross, J., Burns, L., Teesson, M. (2015). Can we predict retention in longitudinal studies of substance use? Findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study. Addictive Behaviors, 51, 38-43. [More Information]
  • van Minnen, A., Zoellner, L., Harned, M., Mills, K. (2015). Changes in Comorbid Conditions After Prolonged Exposure for PTSD: a Literature Review. Current Psychiatry Reports, 17(3). [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Marel, C., Ross, J., Mills, K., Slade, T., Teesson, M. (2015). Health Service Utilization among Heroin Users: 11-Year Follow-up of the Australian Treatment Outcome Study Cohort. Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment, 14(3), 159-166. [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Marel, C., Darke, S., Ross, J., Slade, T., Burns, L., Lynskey, M., Memedovic, S., White, J., Mills, K. (2015). Long-term mortality, remission, criminality and psychiatric comorbidity of heroin dependence: 11-year findings from the Australian treatment outcome study. Addiction, 110(6), 986-993. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Slade, T., Ross, J., Marel, C., Mills, K., Tessson, M. (2015). Patterns and correlates of alcohol use amongst heroin users: 11-year follow-up of the Australian Treatment Outcome Study cohort. Addictive Behaviors, 50, 78-83. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Ross, J., Marel, C., Mills, K., Slade, T., Burns, L., Teesson, M. (2015). Patterns and correlates of attempted suicide amongst heroin users: 11-year follow-up of the Australian treatment outcome study cohort. Psychiatry Research, 227(2-Mar), 166-170. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Marel, C., Slade, T., Ross, J., Mills, K., Teesson, M. (2015). Patterns and correlates of sustained heroin abstinence: Findings from the 11-year follow-up of the australian treatment outcome study. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 76(6), 909-915. [More Information]
  • Forbes, M., Flanagan, J., Barrett, E., Crome, E., Baillie, A., Mills, K., Teesson, M. (2015). Smoking, posttraumatic stress disorder, and alcohol use disorders in a nationally representative sample of Australian men and women. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 156, 176-183. [More Information]
  • Hall, N., Birt, L., Banks, J., Emery, J., Mills, K., Johnson, M., Rubin, G., Hamilton, W., Walter, F. (2015). Symptom appraisal and healthcare-seeking for symptoms suggestive of colorectal cancer: A qualitative study. BMJ Open, 5(10). [More Information]
  • Walter, F., Rubin, G., Bankhead, C., Morris, H., Hall, N., Mills, K., Dobson, C., Rintoul, R., Hamilton, W., Emery, J. (2015). Symptoms and other factors associated with time to diagnosis and stage of lung cancer: a prospective cohort study. British Journal of Cancer, 112, S6-S13. [More Information]
  • Ewer, P., Teesson, M., Sannibale, C., Roche, A., Mills, K. (2015). The prevalence and correlates of secondary traumatic stress among alcohol and other drug workers in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 34(3), 252-258. [More Information]
  • Barrett, E., Indig, D., Sunjic, S., Sannibale, C., Sindicich, N., Rosenfeld, J., Najavits, L., Mills, K. (2015). Treating Comorbid Substance Use and Traumatic Stress among Male Prisoners: A Pilot Study of the Acceptability, Feasibility, and Preliminary Efficacy of Seeking Safety. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 14(1), 45-55. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Emery, J., Cheung, C., Hall, N., Birt, L., Walter, F. (2014). A qualitative exploration of the use of calendar landmarking instruments in cancer symptom research. BMC Family Practice, 15(1). [More Information]
  • Barrett, E., Teesson, M., Mills, K. (2014). Associations between substance use, post-traumatic stress disorder and the perpetration of violence: A longitudinal investigation. Addictive Behaviors, 39(6), 1075-1080. [More Information]
  • Banks, J., Walter, F., Hall, N., Mills, K., Hamilton, W., Turner, K. (2014). Decision making and referral from primary care for possible lung and colorectal cancer: A qualitative study of patients' experiences. British Journal of General Practice, 64(629), e775-e782. [More Information]
  • Deady, M., Kay-Lambkin, F., Teesson, M., Mills, K. (2014). Developing an integrated, Internet-based self-help programme for young people with depression and alcohol use problems. Internet Interventions, 1(3), 118-131. [More Information]
  • Deady, M., Teesson, M., Kay-Lambkin, F., Mills, K. (2014). Evaluating a brief, internet-based intervention for co-occurring depression and problematic alcohol use in young people: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 3. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., Harrison, K., Mills, K., Conigrave, K. (2014). Needs of Aboriginal Australian women with comorbid mental and alcohol and other drug use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Review, 33(5), 473-481. [More Information]
  • Sindicich, N., Mills, K., Barrett, E., Indig, D., Sunjic, S., Sannibale, C., Rosenfeld, J., Najavits, L. (2014). Offenders as victims: post-traumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder among male prisoners. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 25(1), 44-60. [More Information]
  • Rees, S., Steel, Z., Creamer, M., Teesson, M., Bryant, R., McFarlane, A., Mills, K., Slade, T., Carragher, N., O'Donnell, M., et al (2014). Onset of common mental disorders and suicidal behavior following women's first exposure to gender based violence: A retrospective, population-based study. BMC Psychiatry, 14(1). [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Marel, C., Mills, K., Ross, J., Slade, T., Burns, L., Teesson, M. (2014). Patterns and correlates of non-fatal heroin overdose at 11-year follow-up: Findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 144, 148-152. [More Information]
  • Birt, L., Hall, N., Emery, J., Banks, J., Mills, K., Johnson, M., Hamilton, W., Walter, F. (2014). Responding to symptoms suggestive of lung cancer: A qualitative interview study. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 1(1). [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Ewer, P., Dore, G., Teesson, M., Baker, A., Kay-Lambkin, F., Sannibale, C. (2014). The feasibility and acceptability of a brief intervention for clients of substance use services experiencing symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder. Addictive Behaviors, 39(6), 1094-1099. [More Information]
  • Forbes, D., Lockwood, E., Phelps, A., Wade, D., Creamer, M., Bryant, R., McFarlane, A., Silove, D., Rees, S., Chapman, C., et al (2014). Trauma at the hands of another: Distinguishing PTSD patterns following intimate and nonintimate interpersonal and noninterpersonal trauma in a nationally representative sample. Journal Of Clinical Psychiatry, 75(2), 147-153. [More Information]
  • Barrett, E., Mills, K., Teesson, M., Ewer, P. (2013). Mental health correlates of anger and violence among individuals entering substance use treatment. Mental Health and Substance Use, 6(4), 287-302. [More Information]
  • Barrett, E., Mills, K., Teesson, M. (2013). Mental health correlates of anger in the general population: Findings from the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 47(5), 470-476. [More Information]
  • Marel, C., Mills, K., Darke, S., Ross, J., Slade, T., Burns, L., Teesson, M. (2013). Static and dynamic predictors of criminal involvement among people with heroin dependence: Findings from a 3-year longitudinal study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 133(2), 600-606. [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Farrugia, P., Mills, K., Hall, W., Baillie, A. (2012). Alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs: The relationship with illicit drugs in the treatment of substance users. Substance Use and Misuse, 47(8-9), 963-971. [More Information]
  • van Minnen, A., Harned, M., Zoellner, L., Mills, K. (2012). Examining potential contraindications for prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 3, 1-14.
  • Mills, K., Deady, M., Teesson, M., Sannibale, C., Proudfoot, H., Burns, L., Mattick, R. (2012). Guidelines on the management of co-occurring mental health conditions in alcohol and other drug treatment settings: How useful are they? Mental Health and Substance Use, 5(2), 160-172. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Teesson, M., Back, S., Brady, K., Baker, A., Hopwood, S., Sannibale, C., Barrett, E., Merz, S., Rosenfeld, J., et al (2012). Integrated exposure-based therapy for co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder and substance dependence: A randomized controlled trial. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, 308(7), 690-699. [More Information]
  • Dore, G., Mills, K., Murray, R., Teesson, M., Farrugia, P. (2012). Post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicidality in inpatients with substance use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Review, 31(3), 294-302. [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Slade, T., Swift, W., Mills, K., Memedovic, S., Mewton, L., Grove, R., Newton, N., Hall, W. (2012). Prevalence, correlates and comorbidity of DSM-IV cannabis use and cannabis use disorders in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 46(12), 1182-1192. [More Information]
  • Chapman, C., Mills, K., Slade, T., McFarlane, A., Bryant, R., Creamer, M., Silove, D., Teeson, M. (2012). Remission from post-traumatic stress disorder in the general population. Psychological Medicine, 42(8), 1695-1703. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., McFarlane, A., Slade, T., Creamer, M., Silove, D., Teesson, M., Bryant, R. (2011). Assessing the prevalence of trauma exposure in epidemiological surveys. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 45(5), 407-415. [More Information]
  • Rees, S., Silove, D., Chey, T., Ivancic, L., Steel, Z., Creamer, M., Teeson, M., Bryant, R., McFarlane, A., Mills, K., et al (2011). Lifetime prevalence of gender-based violence in women and the relationship with mental disorders and psychosocial function. JAMA, 306(5), 513-521. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Mills, K., Ross, J., Teesson, M. (2011). Rates and correlates of mortality amongst heroin users: Findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS), 2001-2009. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 115(3), 190-195. [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Hall, W., Slade, T., Mills, K., Grove, R., Mewton, L., Baillie, A., Haber, P. (2010). Prevalence and correlates of DSM-IV alcohol abuse and dependence in Australia: findings of the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Addiction, 105(12), 2085-2094. [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Slade, T., Mills, K. (2009). Comorbidity in Australia: Findings of the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43(7), 606-614. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Hodge, W., Johansson, K., Conigrave, K. (2008). An outcome evaluation of the New South Wales Sober Driver Programme: a remedial programme for recidivist drink drivers. Drug and Alcohol Review, 27, 65-74. [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Mills, K., Ross, J., Darke, S., Williamson, A., Havard, A. (2008). The impact of treatment on 3 years' outcome for heroin dependence: Findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS). Addiction, 103(1), 80-88. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Ross, J., Williamson, A., Mills, K., Havard, A., Teesson, M. (2007). Patterns and correlates of attempted suicide by heroin users over a 3-year period: Findings from the Australian treatment outcome study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 87(2-Mar), 146-152. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Teesson, M., Ross, J., Peters, L. (2006). Trauma, PTSD, and substance use disorders: findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163(4), 652-658. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Lynskey, M., Teesson, M., Ross, J., Darke, S. (2005). Post-traumatic stress disorder among people with heroin dependence in the Australian treatment outcome study (ATOS): Prevalence and correlates. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 77(3), 243-249. [More Information]

2019

  • Marel, C., Sunderland, M., Mills, K., Slade, T., Teesson, M., Chapman, C. (2019). Conditional probabilities of substance use disorders and associated risk factors: Progression from first use to use disorder on alcohol, cannabis, stimulants, sedatives and opioids. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 194, 136-142. [More Information]

2018

  • Mills, K., Marel, C., Darke, S., Ross, J., Slade, T., Teesson, M. (2018). The long-term impact of post traumatic stress disorder on recovery from heroin dependence. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 89, 60-66. [More Information]

2017

  • Afzali, M., Sunderland, M., Teesson, M., Carragher, N., Mills, K., Slade, T. (2017). A network approach to the comorbidity between posttraumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder: The role of overlapping symptoms. Journal of Affective Disorders, 208, 490-496. [More Information]
  • Kingston, R., Marel, C., Mills, K. (2017). A systematic review of the prevalence of comorbid mental health disorders in people presenting for substance use treatment in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36(4), 527-539. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Emery, J., Lantaff, R., Radford, M., Pannebakker, M., Hall, P., Burrows, N., Williams, K., Saunders, C., Murchie, P., et al (2017). Protocol for the melatools skin selfmonitoring trial: A phase II randomised controlled trial of an intervention for primary care patients at higher risk of melanoma. BMJ Open, 7(11), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Prior, K., Mills, K., Ross, J., Teesson, M. (2017). Substance use disorders comorbid with mood and anxiety disorders in the Australian general population. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36(3), 317-324. [More Information]
  • Silove, D., Baker, J., Mohsin, M., Teesson, M., Creamer, M., O'Donnell, M., Forbes, D., Carragher, N., Slade, T., Mills, K., et al (2017). The contribution of gender-based violence and network trauma to gender differences in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. PloS One, 12(2). [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Marel, C., Darke, S., Ross, J., Slade, T., Burns, L., Lynskey, M., Memedovic, S., White, J., Mills, K. (2017). Trajectories of heroin use: 10�11-year findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study. Addiction, 112(6), 1056-1068. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Birt, L., Emery, J., Hall, N., Banks, J., Johnson, M., Lancaster, J., Hamilton, W., Rubin, G., Walter, F. (2017). Understanding symptom appraisal and help-seeking in people with symptoms suggestive of pancreatic cancer: A qualitative study. BMJ Open, 7(9), 1-9. [More Information]

2016

  • Deady, M., Mills, K., Teesson, M., Kay-Lambkin, F. (2016). An online intervention for co-occurring depression and problematic alcohol use in young people: Primary outcomes from a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(3). [More Information]
  • Carragher, N., Sunderland, M., Batterham, P., Calear, A., Elhai, J., Chapman, C., Mills, K. (2016). Discriminant validity and gender differences in DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Journal of Affective Disorders, 190, 56-67. [More Information]
  • Goodhew, M., Salmon, A., Marel, C., Mills, K., Jauncey, M. (2016). Mental health among clients of the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC). Harm Reduction Journal, 13(1). [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Slade, T., Ross, J., Marel, C., Mills, K., Tessson, M. (2016). Patterns and correlates of injecting among heroin users: A 11-year follow-up of the Australian treatment outcome study cohort. Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment, 15(3), 111-119. [More Information]
  • Walter, F., Mills, K., Mendon�a, S., Abel, G., Basu, B., Carroll, N., Ballard, S., Lancaster, J., Hamilton, W., Rubin, G., et al (2016). Symptoms and patient factors associated with diagnostic intervals for pancreatic cancer (SYMPTOM pancreatic study): a prospective cohort study. The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 1(4), 298-306. [More Information]
  • Walter, F., Emery, J., Mendonca, S., Hall, N., Morris, H., Mills, K., Dobson, C., Bankhead, C., Johnson, M., et al (2016). Symptoms and patient factors associated with longer time to diagnosis for colorectal cancer: Results from a prospective cohort study. British Journal of Cancer, 115(5), 533-541. [More Information]
  • Ross, J., Teesson, M., Lejuez, C., Mills, K., Kaye, S., Brady, K., Dore, G., Prior, K., Larkin, X., Cassar, J., et al (2016). The efficacy of behavioural activation treatment for co-occurring depression and substance use disorder (the activate study): A randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 16(1). [More Information]
  • Sunderland, M., Carragher, N., Chapman, C., Mills, K., Teesson, M., Lockwood, E., Forbes, D., Slade, T. (2016). The shared and specific relationships between exposure to potentially traumatic events and transdiagnostic dimensions of psychopathology. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 38, 102-109. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Marel, C., Mills, K., Ross, J., Slade, T., Tessson, M. (2016). Years of potential life lost amongst heroin users in the Australian Treatment Outcome Study cohort, 2001-2015. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 162, 206-210. [More Information]

2015

  • Marel, C., Mills, K., Darke, S., Ross, J., Burns, L., Teesson, M. (2015). Can we predict retention in longitudinal studies of substance use? Findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study. Addictive Behaviors, 51, 38-43. [More Information]
  • van Minnen, A., Zoellner, L., Harned, M., Mills, K. (2015). Changes in Comorbid Conditions After Prolonged Exposure for PTSD: a Literature Review. Current Psychiatry Reports, 17(3). [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Marel, C., Ross, J., Mills, K., Slade, T., Teesson, M. (2015). Health Service Utilization among Heroin Users: 11-Year Follow-up of the Australian Treatment Outcome Study Cohort. Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment, 14(3), 159-166. [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Marel, C., Darke, S., Ross, J., Slade, T., Burns, L., Lynskey, M., Memedovic, S., White, J., Mills, K. (2015). Long-term mortality, remission, criminality and psychiatric comorbidity of heroin dependence: 11-year findings from the Australian treatment outcome study. Addiction, 110(6), 986-993. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Slade, T., Ross, J., Marel, C., Mills, K., Tessson, M. (2015). Patterns and correlates of alcohol use amongst heroin users: 11-year follow-up of the Australian Treatment Outcome Study cohort. Addictive Behaviors, 50, 78-83. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Ross, J., Marel, C., Mills, K., Slade, T., Burns, L., Teesson, M. (2015). Patterns and correlates of attempted suicide amongst heroin users: 11-year follow-up of the Australian treatment outcome study cohort. Psychiatry Research, 227(2-Mar), 166-170. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Marel, C., Slade, T., Ross, J., Mills, K., Teesson, M. (2015). Patterns and correlates of sustained heroin abstinence: Findings from the 11-year follow-up of the australian treatment outcome study. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 76(6), 909-915. [More Information]
  • Forbes, M., Flanagan, J., Barrett, E., Crome, E., Baillie, A., Mills, K., Teesson, M. (2015). Smoking, posttraumatic stress disorder, and alcohol use disorders in a nationally representative sample of Australian men and women. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 156, 176-183. [More Information]
  • Hall, N., Birt, L., Banks, J., Emery, J., Mills, K., Johnson, M., Rubin, G., Hamilton, W., Walter, F. (2015). Symptom appraisal and healthcare-seeking for symptoms suggestive of colorectal cancer: A qualitative study. BMJ Open, 5(10). [More Information]
  • Walter, F., Rubin, G., Bankhead, C., Morris, H., Hall, N., Mills, K., Dobson, C., Rintoul, R., Hamilton, W., Emery, J. (2015). Symptoms and other factors associated with time to diagnosis and stage of lung cancer: a prospective cohort study. British Journal of Cancer, 112, S6-S13. [More Information]
  • Ewer, P., Teesson, M., Sannibale, C., Roche, A., Mills, K. (2015). The prevalence and correlates of secondary traumatic stress among alcohol and other drug workers in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 34(3), 252-258. [More Information]
  • Barrett, E., Indig, D., Sunjic, S., Sannibale, C., Sindicich, N., Rosenfeld, J., Najavits, L., Mills, K. (2015). Treating Comorbid Substance Use and Traumatic Stress among Male Prisoners: A Pilot Study of the Acceptability, Feasibility, and Preliminary Efficacy of Seeking Safety. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 14(1), 45-55. [More Information]

2014

  • Mills, K., Emery, J., Cheung, C., Hall, N., Birt, L., Walter, F. (2014). A qualitative exploration of the use of calendar landmarking instruments in cancer symptom research. BMC Family Practice, 15(1). [More Information]
  • Barrett, E., Teesson, M., Mills, K. (2014). Associations between substance use, post-traumatic stress disorder and the perpetration of violence: A longitudinal investigation. Addictive Behaviors, 39(6), 1075-1080. [More Information]
  • Banks, J., Walter, F., Hall, N., Mills, K., Hamilton, W., Turner, K. (2014). Decision making and referral from primary care for possible lung and colorectal cancer: A qualitative study of patients' experiences. British Journal of General Practice, 64(629), e775-e782. [More Information]
  • Deady, M., Kay-Lambkin, F., Teesson, M., Mills, K. (2014). Developing an integrated, Internet-based self-help programme for young people with depression and alcohol use problems. Internet Interventions, 1(3), 118-131. [More Information]
  • Deady, M., Teesson, M., Kay-Lambkin, F., Mills, K. (2014). Evaluating a brief, internet-based intervention for co-occurring depression and problematic alcohol use in young people: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 3. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., Harrison, K., Mills, K., Conigrave, K. (2014). Needs of Aboriginal Australian women with comorbid mental and alcohol and other drug use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Review, 33(5), 473-481. [More Information]
  • Sindicich, N., Mills, K., Barrett, E., Indig, D., Sunjic, S., Sannibale, C., Rosenfeld, J., Najavits, L. (2014). Offenders as victims: post-traumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder among male prisoners. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 25(1), 44-60. [More Information]
  • Rees, S., Steel, Z., Creamer, M., Teesson, M., Bryant, R., McFarlane, A., Mills, K., Slade, T., Carragher, N., O'Donnell, M., et al (2014). Onset of common mental disorders and suicidal behavior following women's first exposure to gender based violence: A retrospective, population-based study. BMC Psychiatry, 14(1). [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Marel, C., Mills, K., Ross, J., Slade, T., Burns, L., Teesson, M. (2014). Patterns and correlates of non-fatal heroin overdose at 11-year follow-up: Findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 144, 148-152. [More Information]
  • Birt, L., Hall, N., Emery, J., Banks, J., Mills, K., Johnson, M., Hamilton, W., Walter, F. (2014). Responding to symptoms suggestive of lung cancer: A qualitative interview study. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 1(1). [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Ewer, P., Dore, G., Teesson, M., Baker, A., Kay-Lambkin, F., Sannibale, C. (2014). The feasibility and acceptability of a brief intervention for clients of substance use services experiencing symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder. Addictive Behaviors, 39(6), 1094-1099. [More Information]
  • Forbes, D., Lockwood, E., Phelps, A., Wade, D., Creamer, M., Bryant, R., McFarlane, A., Silove, D., Rees, S., Chapman, C., et al (2014). Trauma at the hands of another: Distinguishing PTSD patterns following intimate and nonintimate interpersonal and noninterpersonal trauma in a nationally representative sample. Journal Of Clinical Psychiatry, 75(2), 147-153. [More Information]

2013

  • Mills, K., Marel, C. (2013). International Data on the Prevalence and Correlates of Comorbid Substance Use and Psychiatric Disorders. In Peter M. Miller (Eds.), Principles of Addiction: Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders, (pp. 481-488). San Diego, California, USA: Academic Press. [More Information]
  • Barrett, E., Mills, K., Teesson, M., Ewer, P. (2013). Mental health correlates of anger and violence among individuals entering substance use treatment. Mental Health and Substance Use, 6(4), 287-302. [More Information]
  • Barrett, E., Mills, K., Teesson, M. (2013). Mental health correlates of anger in the general population: Findings from the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 47(5), 470-476. [More Information]
  • Marel, C., Mills, K., Darke, S., Ross, J., Slade, T., Burns, L., Teesson, M. (2013). Static and dynamic predictors of criminal involvement among people with heroin dependence: Findings from a 3-year longitudinal study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 133(2), 600-606. [More Information]

2012

  • Teesson, M., Farrugia, P., Mills, K., Hall, W., Baillie, A. (2012). Alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs: The relationship with illicit drugs in the treatment of substance users. Substance Use and Misuse, 47(8-9), 963-971. [More Information]
  • van Minnen, A., Harned, M., Zoellner, L., Mills, K. (2012). Examining potential contraindications for prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 3, 1-14.
  • Mills, K., Deady, M., Teesson, M., Sannibale, C., Proudfoot, H., Burns, L., Mattick, R. (2012). Guidelines on the management of co-occurring mental health conditions in alcohol and other drug treatment settings: How useful are they? Mental Health and Substance Use, 5(2), 160-172. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., Teesson, M., Back, S., Brady, K., Baker, A., Hopwood, S., Sannibale, C., Barrett, E., Merz, S., Rosenfeld, J., et al (2012). Integrated exposure-based therapy for co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder and substance dependence: A randomized controlled trial. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, 308(7), 690-699. [More Information]
  • Dore, G., Mills, K., Murray, R., Teesson, M., Farrugia, P. (2012). Post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicidality in inpatients with substance use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Review, 31(3), 294-302. [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Slade, T., Swift, W., Mills, K., Memedovic, S., Mewton, L., Grove, R., Newton, N., Hall, W. (2012). Prevalence, correlates and comorbidity of DSM-IV cannabis use and cannabis use disorders in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 46(12), 1182-1192. [More Information]
  • Chapman, C., Mills, K., Slade, T., McFarlane, A., Bryant, R., Creamer, M., Silove, D., Teeson, M. (2012). Remission from post-traumatic stress disorder in the general population. Psychological Medicine, 42(8), 1695-1703. [More Information]

2011

  • Mills, K., McFarlane, A., Slade, T., Creamer, M., Silove, D., Teesson, M., Bryant, R. (2011). Assessing the prevalence of trauma exposure in epidemiological surveys. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 45(5), 407-415. [More Information]
  • Rees, S., Silove, D., Chey, T., Ivancic, L., Steel, Z., Creamer, M., Teeson, M., Bryant, R., McFarlane, A., Mills, K., et al (2011). Lifetime prevalence of gender-based violence in women and the relationship with mental disorders and psychosocial function. JAMA, 306(5), 513-521. [More Information]
  • Darke, S., Mills, K., Ross, J., Teesson, M. (2011). Rates and correlates of mortality amongst heroin users: Findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS), 2001-2009. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 115(3), 190-195. [More Information]

2010

  • Teesson, M., Hall, W., Slade, T., Mills, K., Grove, R., Mewton, L., Baillie, A., Haber, P. (2010). Prevalence and correlates of DSM-IV alcohol abuse and dependence in Australia: findings of the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Addiction, 105(12), 2085-2094. [More Information]

2009

  • Teesson, M., Slade, T., Mills, K. (2009). Comorbidity in Australia: Findings of the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43(7), 606-614. [More Information]

2008

  • Mills, K., Hodge, W., Johansson, K., Conigrave, K. (2008). An outcome evaluation of the New South Wales Sober Driver Programme: a remedial programme for recidivist drink drivers. Drug and Alcohol Review, 27, 65-74. [More Information]
  • Teesson, M., Mills, K., Ross, J., Darke, S., Williamson, A., Havard, A. (2008). The impact of treatment on 3 years' outcome for heroin dependence: Findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS). Addiction, 103(1), 80-88. [More Information]

2007

  • Darke, S., Ross, J., Williamson, A., Mills, K., Havard, A., Teesson, M. (2007). Patterns and correlates of attempted suicide by heroin users over a 3-year period: Findings from the Australian treatment outcome study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 87(2-Mar), 146-152. [More Information]

2006

  • Mills, K., Teesson, M., Ross, J., Peters, L. (2006). Trauma, PTSD, and substance use disorders: findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163(4), 652-658. [More Information]

2005

  • Mills, K., Lynskey, M., Teesson, M., Ross, J., Darke, S. (2005). Post-traumatic stress disorder among people with heroin dependence in the Australian treatment outcome study (ATOS): Prevalence and correlates. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 77(3), 243-249. [More Information]

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