Hester HK Wilson

BMed (Hons) FRACGP, FAChAM, MMH, General Practitioner, Alice St General Practice, Newtown, NSW; Staff Specialist in Addiction, Drug and Alcohol Services, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, Caringbah, NSW; Conjoint Lecturer, School of Population Health, University of NSW, Kensington, NSW; Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity (CPHCE), University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW

Assisting young people aged 12–25 years to cease e-cigarette use in general practice

This article summarises the available evidence for e-cigarette cessation in young people and suggests a rational approach to assist GPs seeing young people seeking help for e-cigarette cessation.

Behavioural addictions. Problem gambling in general practice: How can we help?

The aim of this paper is to enhance general practitioner awareness of problem gambling, its impact, general practice presentations, screening, effective treatment and referral options.

How stigmatising language affects people in Australia who use tobacco, alcohol and other drugs

Stigma communicated through words can affect people seeking help and undertaking treatment for their health issues.

Diagnosing and managing patients with chronic pain who develop prescription opioid use disorder: A scoping review of general practitioners’ experience

Prescription opioid use disorder is an important sequela of long-term prescribed opioids for chronic pain.

Retention rates with monthly depot buprenorphine in general practice in Melbourne, Australia

Depot buprenorphine supported more than half of patients to remain in treatment, while allowing some flexibility in dose interval.