Max Hopwood

Research Fellow

Dr Max Hopwood is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Social Research in Health.

Research Summary
Max graduated with a doctorate from the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience at Maastricht University, and is a social psychologist who works across the fields of viral hepatitis, HIV, illicit drug use, harm reduction, and drug policy.

Publications

Book Chapters
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Paterson B; Hopwood MN, 2010, 'The relevance of self-management programmes for people with chronic disease at risk for disease-related complications', in Krailik D; Paterson B; Coates V (ed.), Translating Chronic Illness Research into Practice, edn. 1st, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, pp. 111 - 142,
2010
Hopwood MN; Connors J, 2002, 'Heterosexual attitudes to homosexuality: homophobia at a rural Australian university', in Robinson KH; Irwin J; Ferfolja T (ed.), From Here to Diversity. The Social Impact of Lesbian and Gay Issues in Education in Australia and New Zealand, edn. Original, Harrington Park Press, New York, pp. 79 - 94
2002
Journal articles
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Brener L; von Hippel C; Wilson H; Hopwood M, 2018, 'Health workers’ support for hepatitis C treatment uptake among clients with a history of injecting', Journal of Health Psychology, vol. 23, pp. 1012 - 1018,
2018
Hopwood M; Lea T; Aggleton P, 2016, 'Multiple strategies are required to address the information and support needs of gay and bisexual men with hepatitis C in Australia', Journal of Public Health (United Kingdom), vol. 38, pp. 156 - 162,
2016
Lea T; Hopwood M; Aggleton P, 2015, 'Hepatitis C knowledge among gay and other homosexually active men in Australia', Drug and Alcohol Review,
2015
Sublette VA; Hopwood M; George J; Smith SK; Perry KN; McCaffery K; Douglas MW, 2015, 'Instrumental support to facilitate hepatitis C treatment adherence: Working around shortfalls in shared-care', Psychology, Health and Medicine, vol. 20, pp. 186 - 197,
2015
Sublette VA; Hopwood M; George J; Smith SK; Nicholson Perry K; McCaffery K; Douglas MW, 2014, 'Instrumental support to facilitate hepatitis C treatment adherence: Working around shortfalls in shared-care', Psychology, Health and Medicine,
2014
Persson A; Newman CE; Hopwood M; Kidd MR; Canavan PG; Kippax SC; Reynolds RH; de Wit JB F, 2014, 'No Ordinary Mainstream Illness', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 24, pp. 6 - 17,
2014
Hopwood M; Newman C; Persson A; Watts I; de Wit J; Reynolds R; Canavan P; Kippax S; Kidd M, 2014, 'Expert perspectives on the contribution of HIV general practice nursing to the 'extraordinary story' of HIV medicine in Australia', Primary health care research & development, vol. 15, pp. 180 - 189,
2014
Hopwood M, 2013, 'Perspectives of a self-selected sample of former patients on the long-term health outcomes of interferon-based hepatitis c treatments: An exploratory study', Psychology, Health and Medicine, vol. 18, pp. 742 - 750,
2013
Hopwood M; Treloar C, 2013, 'Under the watchful eye of a ‘benevolent dictator’: General practitioner and patient experiences of hepatitis C treatment initiation', Australian Family Physician, vol. 42, pp. 900 - 903
2013
Hopwood M; Brener L; Wilson H, 2012, 'Vaccine, transmission and treatment: An exploratory study of viral hepatitis knowledge among attendees of a metropolitan Australian university', Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, vol. 19, pp. 346 - 350,
2012
Grebely J; Bryant J; Hull PB; Hopwood MN; Lavis YM; Dore GJ; Treloar C, 2011, 'Factors associated with specialist assessment and treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in New South Wales, Australia.', Journal of Viral Hepatitis, vol. 18, pp. 104 - 116,
2011
Hopwood MN; Bryant J; Brener L, 2010, 'Evolving knowledge and practice: hepatitis C and illicit drug use', Contemporary Drug Problems, vol. 37, pp. 543 - 547,
2010
Bryant J; Hopwood M, 2009, 'Secondary exchange of sterile injecting equipment in a high distribution environment: A mixed method analysis in south east Sydney, Australia', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 20, pp. 324 - 328,
2009
Hopwood MN, 2007, 'Stigma and health: An overview', Polare
2007
Hopwood M; Southgate E, 2003, 'Living with hepatitis C: A sociological review', Critical Public Health, vol. 13, pp. 251 - 267,
2003
Hopwood M; Southgate E; Kippax S; Bammer G; Isaac-Toua G; MacDonald M, 2003, 'The injection of methadone syrup in New South Wales: Patterns of use and increased harm after partial banning of injecting equipment', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 27, pp. 551 - 555,
2003
2003, 'Living with hepatitis C: A sociological review.', Critical Public Health, vol. 13, pp. 251 - 267,
2003
Hopwood M; Connors J, 2002, 'Heterosexual attitudes to homosexuality: homophobia at a rural Australian University', Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, vol. 2, pp. 79 - 94,
2002
Hopwood MN; Southgate E, 2001, 'The role of folk pharmacology and lay experts in harm reduction: Sydney gay drug using networks', The role of folk pharmacology and lay experts in harm reduction: Sydney gay drug using networks
2001
Southgate E; Hopwood M, 2001, 'The role of folk pharmacology and lay experts in harm reduction: Sydney gay drug using networks', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 12, pp. 321 - 335,
2001
Southgate E; Hopwood M, 1999, 'Mardi Gras says 'be drug free': Accounting for resistance, pleasure and the demand for illicit drugs', Health, vol. 3, pp. 303 - 316,
1999
Reports
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2019, A content analysis of interviews conducted with a self-selected sample of non-Aboriginal staff who work on the Deadly Liver Mob program, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney,
2019
Hopwood M, 2019, A content analysis of interviews conducted with a self-selected sample of non-Aboriginal staff who work on the Deadly Liver Mob program, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney,
2019
Hopwood MN, 2016, Interventions to reduce stigma: A narrative review of the literature, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Australia, Sydney,
2016
2016, Health impacts of marriage equality & marriage denial on the health of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual people: Evidence Review & Annotated Bibliography, ACON, Sydney,
2016
Hopwood MN, 2009, Recovery from hepatitis C treatments, National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Monograph 6
2009
Bryant J; Hopwood MN, 2008, Pharmacy needle and syringe survey 2006: Hepatitis C risk and access to sterile injecting equipment in pharmacies in south-east Sydney, National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney,
2008
Southgate EL; Kippax SC; Bammer G; Isaac-Toua G; MacDonald MA; Hopwood MN; Aspin C, 2001, Methadone injection in New South Wales, National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Monograph 6
2001
Hopwood MN; Kippax SC, 2001, An epidemic of difference: A social analysis of hepatitis C-related discrimination., Anti-discrimination Board of New South Wales, Sydney
2001
Southgate EL; Hopwood MN; Blair D, 2000, The closure and relocation of the St Marys needle and syringe program : social and health impact study, National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Monograph 5
2000
Southgate EL; Hopwood MN, 1999, The drug use and gay men project: issue papers, National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney
1999