George (Kev) Dertadian

Lecturer in Criminology
Lecturer

Qualifications - PhD

George (Kev) Dertadian, Ph.D. is a social researcher interested in alcohol and other drugs, the sociology of crime and deviance, and social and cultural theory. Kev has conducted several projects on the non-medical use of pharmaceuticals, focusing in particular on young people's use of opioids. He is currently a Lecturer in a Criminology as part of the School of Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales.

Research Areas - alcohol and other drugs, the sociology of crime and deviance, social and cultural theory

Subject areas

Publications

Books
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2019, A Fine Line Painkillers and Pleasure in the Age of Anxiety, Palgrave Macmillan
2019
Dertadian GC, 2018, A fine line: Painkillers and pleasure in the age of anxiety,
2018
Journal articles
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Maher L; Dertadian G, 2018, 'Qualitative research', Addiction, vol. 113, pp. 167 - 172,
2018
Dertadian GC; Dixon TC; Iversen J; Maher L, 2017, 'Self-limiting non-medical pharmaceutical opioid use among young people in Sydney, Australia: An exploratory study', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 36, pp. 643 - 650,
2017
Dertadian G; Iversen J; Dixon TC; Sotiropoulos K; Maher L, 2017, 'Pharmaceutical opioid use among oral and intravenous users in Australia: A qualitative comparative study', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 41, pp. 51 - 58,
2017
Iversen J; Dertadian G; Geddes L; Maher L, 2017, 'High risk injecting behaviour among people who inject pharmaceutical opioids in Australia', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 42, pp. 1 - 6,
2017
Iversen J; Dertadian G; Geddes L; Maher L, 2016, 'Harms Associated with Injection of Pharmaceutical Opioids in Australia', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 35, pp. 43 - 44,
2016
Dertadian GC; Maher L, 2014, 'From oxycodone to heroin: Two cases of transitioning opioid use in young Australians', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 33, pp. 102 - 104,
2014
Media
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Dertadian GK, 2018, Public housing ban on people with drug records likely to do more harm than good, research tell us,
2018
Dertadian GK, 2018, Drug users in outer Sydney need another medically supervised consumption room,
2018
Dertadian GK, 2018, Pain isn’t just physical: why many are using painkillers for emotional relief,
2018
2018, Public housing ban on people with drug records likely to do more harm than good, research tell us
2018
2018, Drug users in outer Sydney need another medically supervised consumption room
2018
2018, Pain isn’t just physical: why many are using painkillers for emotional relief
2018
2016, Not everyone who takes painkillers for fun is an addict; some have just found a different way to cope
2016
Dertadian GK, 2016, Not everyone who takes painkillers for fun is an addict; some have just found a different way to cope,
2016
2014, Misuse of painkillers on the rise, but why?
2014
Dertadian GK, 2014, Misuse of painkillers on the rise, but why?,
2014
2013, Our Casual Culture Of Pill Use
2013
Dertadian GK, 2013, Our Casual Culture Of Pill Use,
2013