Publications

Drug Use

Drug Use

Goldenberg SM, Montaner J, Braschel M, Socias E, Guillemi S, Shannon K. Dual sexual and drug-related predictors of hepatitis C incidence among sex workers in a Canadian setting: gaps and opportunities for scale-up of hepatitis C virus prevention, treatment, and care. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2017, 55, 31–37. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2016.12.019 - Full Text
Argento E, Shannon K, Nguyen P, Dobrer S, Chettiar J, Deering KN. The role of dyad-level factors in shaping sexual and drug-related HIV/STI risks among sex workers with intimate partners. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2015. - Full Text - Policy Brief - Community Summary
Argento E, Chettiar J, Nguyen P, Montaner J, Shannon K. Prevalence and correlates of nonmedical prescription opioid use among a cohort of sex workers in Vancouver, Canada. International Journal of Drug Policy, 2014. - Full Text - Policy Brief - Community Summary
Lyons T, Kerr T, Duff P, Feng P, Shannon K. Youth, violence and non-injection drug use: Nexus of vulnerabilities among lesbian and bisexual sex workers. AIDS Care. 2014. - Full Text - Policy Brief - Community Summary
Deering KN, Rusch M, Amram O, Chettiar J, Nguyen P, Feng CX, Shannon K. Piloting a 'Spatial Isolation' Index: The Built Environment and Sexual and Drug Use Risks to Sex Workers. International Journal of Drug Policy. 2013. In Press - Full Text - Policy Brief - Community Summary
Duff P, Tyndall M, Buxton J, Zhang R, Kerr T, Shannon K. Sex-for-Crack Exchanges: Associations with risky sexual and drug use niches in an urban Canadian city. Harm Reduction Journal, 2013; 10: 29. - Full Text - Policy Brief - Community Summary
Deering KN, Shoveller J, Tyndall MW, Montaner JS, Shannon K. The street cost of drugs and drug use patterns: Relationships with sex work income in an urban Canadian setting. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2011; 1;118(2-3):430-6. - Full Text - Policy Brief - Community Summary
Shannon K, Strathdee SA, Shoveller J, Montaner JS, Tyndall MW. Crystal methamphetamine among sex workers: Beyond individual-focused interventions. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2011; 113(1): 76-8. - Full Text - Policy Brief - Community Summary
Shannon K, Kerr T, Bright V, Gibson K, Tyndall MW. Drug sharing with clients as a risk marker for increased violence and sexual and drug-related harms among women in survival sex work. AIDS Care. 2008; 20(2): 235-41. - Full Text - Policy Brief - Community Summary
Shannon K, Rusch M, Morgan R, Oleson M, Kerr T, Tyndall MW. HIV and HCV prevalence and gender-specific risk profiles of crack cocaine smokers and dual users of injection drugs. Substance Use and Misuse. 2008; 43(3): 1-14. - Full Text