Vicky Carlisle

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Vicky received her BSc in Psychology at the University of Bristol in 2017, after taking time out from work to be at home with her young children. She has a background in social care and administration and has worked as a volunteer for Addaction. For her PhD in the Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group, Vicky is developing and piloting a psychological intervention, which aims to improve recovery outcomes in people being treated for opiate dependency.


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Can a ‘personalised psychosocial toolbox’ help people reduce ‘on-top’ drug use during opioid substitution treatment?


Vicky Carlisle summarises a promising recent RCT on the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of an adjunctive personalised psychosocial intervention in treatment-resistant maintenance opioid agonist therapy.

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Opiate substitution therapy: supervised-consumption vs take-home doses


Vicky Carlisle publishes her debut elf blog on a Cochrane review of supervised dosing with long-acting opioid medication in the management of opioid dependence.

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