Journal article

The global epidemiology and burden of opioid dependence: results from the global burden of disease 2010 study

Louisa Degenhardt, Fiona Charlson, Bradley Mathers, Wayne D Hall, Abraham D Flaxman, Nicole Johns, Theo Vos

Addiction | WILEY | Published : 2014


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Funding Acknowledgements

The Mental Disorders and Illicit Drug Use Expert Group comprises: Harvey Whiteford (co-Chair), Louisa Degenhardt (co-Chair), Oye Gureje, Wayne Hall, Cille Kennedy, Ron Kessler, John McGrath, Maria Medina-Mora, Guilherme Polanczyk, Martin Prince and Shekhar Saxena. We also wish to thank Lucas Wiessing and Jed Blore and for their expert advice and support. Thanks to staff who contributed to aspects of the systematic reviews: Paul Nelson, Jen McLaren, Chiara Bucello, Amanda Baxter and Mary Kumvaj; and to Roman Scheurer for his assistance in creating some of the maps. L.D. is supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Principal Research Fellowship (no. 1041742). W.H. is funded by an NHMRC Australia Fellowship. B.M. is funded by an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship. The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of NSW is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Substance Misuse Prevention and Service Improvements Grants Fund. F.C. is affiliated with the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, which receives its core funding from the Queensland Department of Health. A.D.F., T.V. and N.J. received funding for their work on the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.