The association between licit and illicit drug use and sexuality in young Australian women

Lynne Hillier, Richard De Visser, Anne M Kavanagh and Ruth P McNair
Med J Aust 2003; 179 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05562.x
Published online: 15 September 2003

Lynne Hillier,* Richard De Visser, Anne M Kavanagh, Ruth P McNair§

  • 2 Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society, La Trobe University, Level 1, 215 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
  • 3 Department of General Practice, Melbourne University, Carlton, VIC.



Women’s Health Australia is conducted from the University of Newcastle. This analysis is funded by Women’s Health, Victoria and the Department of Human Services, Tasmania. L H is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Fellowship. A K is supported by a VicHealth Senior Fellowship.

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