Journal article

Associations of borderline personality with pain, problems with medications and suicidality in a community sample of chronic non-cancer pain patients prescribed opioids for pain

Gabrielle Campbell, Raimondo Bruno, Shane Darke, Louisa Degenhardt

General Hospital Psychiatry | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2015


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

Awarded by NHMRC research fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

Thanks to the Chief Investigators of the overall POINT study for their collaboration: Suzanne Nielsen, Briony Larance, Nicholas Lintzeris, Milton Cohen, Wayne Hall, Michael Farrell, Richard Mattick and Fiona Shand. Thanks to Jessica Belcher, Ranira Moodley, Sarah Freckleton, Bianca Hoban, Anika Martin, Kimberley Smith and Rachel Urquhart-Secord, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, for their contribution to data collection. We also thank Cerissa Papanastasiou, Burnet Institute, for her contribution to some of the POINT data collection in Melbourne. Thanks to the Pharmacy Guild of Australia the NSW Pharmacy Guild and Pain Australia for their support of this study and assistance with dissemination. Thanks also to the POINT advisory committee for their advice on the design and conduct of the study. We also thank David Wang, Woolcott Sleep Institute, for reviewing a draft of this paper. This study received funding from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (#1022522). LD is supported by an NHMRC research fellowship (#1041472). The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Substance Misuse Prevention and Service Improvements Grant Fund. Cerissa Papanastasiou was supported by funding provided by the Victorian Drug Law Enforcement Fund.