Liam Engel

Liam Engel
Edith Cowan University · School of Medical and Health Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Liam Engel's expertise encompasses harm reduction, prejudice, policy, digital sociology, ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology. Liam currently works with Erowid.org, Bluelight.org, Trichocereus.net, The Loop, NSW Users and Aids Association, Alcohol and Other Drug Media Watch and DanceWize NSW.
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People who use drugs understand drugs and drug use in ways that are often different to the way knowledge of drug use is constructed within the dominant medico-legal discourse. Their experiences are, more often than not, represented in negative ways within dominant discourse, a disconnect that can create adverse consequences for people who use drugs...
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There is increasing evidence that psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy is effective for a range of psychological conditions. There are likely numerous mechanisms of action that contribute to these clinical effects. One such mechanism of action might involve psychedelics increasing levels of empathic functioning. This paper synthesises research concer...

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The media plays an important role in the public debate regarding Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD). AOD Media Watch is run by a group of researchers and clinicians who work in the field that aim to improve the reporting of AOD issues through putting the spotlight on stories that contain misinformation, perpetuate unnecessary moral panic and stigma. See: www.aodmediawatch.com.au https://www.facebook.com/AODMediaWatch @AODMediaWatch