Name:

Paul Dietze

 

 

Lionel Murphy Postgraduate Scholar

 

Year: 1991

Australian Scholarship

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Biographical Notes:

Paul has been working as a research psychologist since 1989. He is a registered psychologist in Victoria whose work up until 1995 was in the area of child witness interviewing. In 1991 he was awarded the Lionel Murphy Postgraduate Scholarship to support his PhD studies and in 1992 he was awarded the Monash Graduate Scholarship. The findings of his PhD work served as the basis for part of the Video and Audio Taped Evidence training course for Police officers which he developed in collaboration with the Victorian Police.

Since 1995 Paul has been working in the area of alcohol and other drugs where he has presented papers at both national and international meetings. He has developed several proposals around heroin overdose prevention and is involved in the Direct Response to Overdose Project, which was funded under the National Illicit Drug Strategy. He has a strong track record in obtaining competitive grants and co-convenes the Victorian heroin overdose working group. Paul has reviewed manuscripts for several journals including Addiction, the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Applied Cognitive Psychology and Drug and Alcohol Review. In 1999 Paul was awarded the Victoria Fellowship to conduct a study tour of heroin overdose prevention initiatives in Europe.

 

Publications:

Recent Publications:

Journal Articles

Dietze, P. M., Cvetkovski, S., Rumbold, G. & Miller, P. (in press). Ambulance attendance at heroin overdose in Melbourne: The establishment of a database of ambulance service records. Drug and Alcohol Review.

Fitzgerald, J., Hamilton, M. & Dietze, P. (in press). Walking overdoses: A reappraisal of non-fatal illicit drug overdoses. Addiction Research.

Hanlin, K., Jonas, H., Laslett, A., Dietze, P. and RUMBOLD, G. (accepted). Patterns and trends in alcohol-related hospitalisations in Victoria, 1987/88 to 1995/96. Drug and Alcohol Review.

Jonas, H. A., Dietze, P. M., Rumbold, G. R., Hanlin, K., Cvetkovski, S. & Laslett, A.M. (1999). Associations between alcohol-related hospital admissions and alcohol consumption in Victoria, Australia: Influence of sociodemographic factors. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 23(3), 272-280.

Ritter, A., Lang, E., Kutin, J., King, T., & Dietze P. (1999). Ethics. Drug & Alcohol Review. 18(1):121-122.

Dietze, P. M. Cvetkovski, S., Rumbold, G. & Miller, P. (1999). A month of heroin overdoses in Melbourne: Characteristics of ambulance service records for February 1998. Australasian Journal of Emergency Care, 6(1), 9-14.

Dietze, P. M. (1998). Heroin overdose in Melbourne: A research study using ambulance service records. Australasian Journal of Emergency Care, 5(1), 12-15.

Powell, M.B., Dietze, P.M., & Thomson, D.M. (1997). Children's ability to remember an occurrence of a repeated event. Expert Evidence, 5, 133-139.

Powell, M.B., Thomson, D.M., & Dietze, P.M. (1997). Confusion between memories of separate occurrences of an event: Implications for interviewing children. Families in Society: Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 78(6), 600-608.

Dietze, P. M., King, T. & Crowley, S. (1996). Developing alcohol and other drug programs in the workplace. The Australian Safety News: The OH&S Journal of the National Safety Council of Australia, 67(11), 34-35.

Dietze, P. M. & Thomson, D. M. (1993). Mental reinstatement of context: A technique for   interviewing child witnesses. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 7(2), 97-108.

Books & book chapters

Dietze, P. M. (1998). Strategies for the prevention of alcohol and other drug-related harm. In A. Kellehear, M Hamilton & G. Rumbold (Eds.). Drug Use In Australian Society: A harm-minimisation approach. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Dietze, P. M., Lanagan, A. & Thornton, D. (1998). Demystifying the language of alcohol and other drugs: A glossary of terms. In A. Kellehear, M Hamilton & G. Rumbold (Eds.). Drug Use In Australian Society: A harm-minimisation approach. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Dietze, P. M., Rumbold, G., Redman, J. & Triggs, T. (1998). Substitution pharmacotherapies and automobile driving: Implications for public safety. In A. Ritter, J. Kutin, N. Lintzeris & G. Bammer (eds.). Expanding treatment options for heroin dependence in Victoria: Buprenorphine, LAAM, naltrexone and slow-release oral morphine. Melbourne: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre Inc.

Dietze, P. M. & Thomson, D. M. (in press). Mental reinstatement as a technique to enhance children’s recall. To appear in the Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Psychology and the Law, Siena.

Kutin, J., Rumbold, G. & Dietze, P. M. (1998). Evaluating the impact of the introduction of new pharmacotherapies in Victoria: The epidemiology of heroin dependence. In A. Ritter, J. Kutin, N. Lintzeris & G. Bammer (eds.). Expanding treatment options for heroin dependence in Victoria: Buprenorphine, LAAM, naltrexone and slow-release oral morphine. Melbourne: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre Inc.

Dietze, P. M., King, T., Rumbold, G. & Crowley, S. (1996). Alcohol and other drug programs in the workplace: A review of three demonstration projects. Published in the Research Report series of the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse.

Dietze, P. M., King, T., Rumbold, G. & Crowley, S. (1996). Recommendations for Dealing with Alcohol and Other Drugs in the Workplace: Conducting, researching and funding programs. Published in the Research Report series of the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse.