Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Amy Pennay

Email: amy.pennay@turningpoint.org.au
BA (Hons), PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Health & Society, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne & Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point, Eastern Health, Melbourne, VIC

Alcohol: prevention, policy and primary care responses

Alcohol is widely available in Australia and the number of licensed restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars, nightclubs and bottle shops increases every year. Over the past 20 years, there has been a...

Combining energy drinks and alcohol A recipe for trouble?

Combining energy drinks (such as ‘Red Bull®’) with alcohol is becoming increasingly popular, particularly among young people. However, as yet, limited research has been conducted...

Managing borderline personality disorder and substance use An integrated approach

Although substance use is a common feature of borderline personality disorder, regular use is associated with greater levels of psychosocial impairment, psychopathology, self harm and suicidal...

Risky drinking among young Australians Causes, effects and implications for GPs

Rates of risky drinking among young Australians have increased substantially over the past 2 decades, resulting in significant community concern.


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