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Brennan, Rebekah and Wells, John and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2018) "Blood letting"-Self-phlebotomy in injecting anabolic-androgenic steroids within performance and image enhancing drug (PIED) culture. The International Journal of Drug Policy , 55 , pp. 47-50.

Brennan, Rebekah and Wells, John S G and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2017) The injecting use of image and performance-enhancing drugs (IPED) in the general population: a systematic review. Health and Social Care in the Community , 25 , (5) , pp. 1459-1531.

McVeigh, Jim and Germain, Jennifer and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2017) 2,4-Dinitrophenol, the inferno drug: a netnographic study of user experiences in the quest for leanness. Journal of Substance Use , 22 , (2) , pp. 131-138.

Van Hout, Marie Claire and Hearne, Evelyn (2016) Netnography of female use of the synthetic growth hormone CJC-1295: pulses and potions. Substance Use & Misuse , 51 , (1) , pp. 73-84.

Sagoe, Dominic and McVeigh, Jim and Bjørnebekk, Astrid and Essilfie, Marie-Stella and Schou Andreassen, Cecilie and Pallesen, Ståle (2015) Polypharmacy among anabolic-androgenic steroid users: a descriptive metasynthesis. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy , 10 , (12) .

Duffy, RM and Kelly, BD (2015) Steroids, psychosis and poly-substance abuse. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 32 , (2) , 227 -230.

(2013) Heuristics of human enhancement risk: a little chemical help? International Journal of Health Promotion and Education , 51 , (4) , pp. 212-227.

Ziraldo, Laura and O'Connor, MB and Blake, Simon B and Phelan, Mark J (2011) Osteonecrosis following alcohol, cocaine, and steroid use. Substance Abuse , 32 , pp. 170-173.

Monaghan, Lee F (2009) Commentary on Kanayama et al. (2009): the normalization of steroid use. Addiction , 104 , (12) , pp. 1979-80.


[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Warning that dietary supplement 'not fit for human consumption' due to presence of illegal steroids. (08 Mar 2018)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Mark Steroid abuse rises sharply amongst middle-aged men. (01 Jan 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , Hoare, Padraig Warning as number of steroids seized surges 300%. (18 Dec 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , Hoare, Padraig Why is the demand for steroids rising among young people? (18 Dec 2017)

[Independent.ie] Teenagers now using illegal steroids in bid to 'bulk up. (10 Oct 2017)

[Medical Independent] , Reilly, Catherine Seized oncology medications were aimed at bodybuilders. (05 Oct 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Minister calls on gyms to play a role as 72,000 fake steroids seized. (26 Sep 2017)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] We want his death to be a lesson to others on the dangers of anabolic steroids: Family’s appeal. (25 Apr 2017)

[Health Products Regulatory Authority] HPRA detains 673,906 dosage units of illegal medicines in 2016. (13 Mar 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Power, Marcus Steroids: 'I thought that the only way I could beat my addiction was to end my life'. (20 Nov 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , Kelleher, Lynne Rising numbers hospitalised for taking anabolic steroids. (20 Sep 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , Shanahan, Catherine Over half counterfeit drugs seized were anabolic steroids. (10 Jun 2016)

[Independent.ie] , McGrath, Meadhbh Competitive bodybuilding may be causing 'extraordinary damage' to Irish teenagers - expert. (02 Jun 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , Ring, Evelyn Alert over abuse of ‘boosters’ in gyms. (28 Apr 2016)

[Irish Times] , Cumiskey, Gavin Steroid abuse prevalent in Irish society – Irish Sports Council. (26 Jun 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Gardaí bid to tackle illicit sale of steroids. (19 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Performance-enhancing drugs don’t actually make you better at sport. (11 May 2015)

[thejournal.ie] More and more men are receiving treatment for steroid abuse. (20 Nov 2014)

[BBC News Northern Ireland] , Fitzpatrick, Michael Northern Ireland needle exchange scheme numbers rise 50% in four years. (16 Apr 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Gardaí and customs net €45m drugs in 40 operations. (22 Jul 2013)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Junior cup kids 'have necks on them like adults' due to supplements, says sports doctor. (13 Feb 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mousseau, Marie Catherine Anti-doping: 2011 guide for prescribers. (11 Jan 2011)


Health Products Regulatory Authority. (2017) Health Products Regulatory Authority annual report 2016. Dublin: HPRA.

Jennings, Ciaran J and Patten, Emer and Kennedy, Mark and Kelly, Chris (2014) Examining the profile and perspectives of individuals attending harm reduction services who are users of performance and image enhancing drugs. Dublin: Merchants Quay Ireland.

Jennings, Ciaran J (2013) Re-establishing Contact: A profile of clients attending the health promotion unit - needle exchange at Merchants Quay Ireland. Dublin: Merchants Quay Ireland.

O'Connell, Angela (2012) How we see it. Report of a survey on young people's body image. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

O'Colmain, Aidan (2010) Drugs and doping in sport - guidelines for general practitioners. Dublin: Irish College of General Practitioners and Irish Sports Council.

Evidence resource

Lifeline Project. (2016) Image and performance enhancing drugs (IPEDs): literature review. London: Lifeline Project Ltd. 23 p.

McVeigh, Jim and Bates, Geoff and Chandler, Martin . (2015) Steroids and image enhancing drugs. 2014 survey results. Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Hopkins University. 16 p.

National Institute on Drug Abuse. [NIDA] (2012) DrugFacts: Anabolic steroids. Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse. 2 p.

Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University. [National Treatment Agency (UK)] (2011) A summary of the health harms of drugs. London: Department of Health & National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. 81 p.

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. [Home Office UK] (2010) Consideration of the anabolic steroids. London: Home Office. 72 p.

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 610- Drug treatment programmes [11456/15]. (24 Mar 2015)

[Oireachtas] 29. Deputy Jim O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism if he is satisfied that the new measures introduced to deal with the doping of greyhounds are adequate to deal with the use of cocaine and other performance enhancing drugs; and the position in relation to legislation on the issue. [25199/07]. (25 Oct 2007)


Levinthal, Charles F (2011) Drugs, behavior, and modern society. Boston: Allyn and Bacon .

Robson, Philip (2009) Forbidden drugs. Oxford: Oxford University Press .

Levinthal, Charles F (2008) Drugs, behavior, and modern society. Boston ; London: Pearson, Allyn & Bacon .

Kuhn, Cynthia and Swartzwelder, Scott and Wilson, Wilkie (2008) Buzzed: the straight facts about the most used and abused drugs from alcohol to ecstasy. New York: W.W. Norton .

Mosher, Clayton James and Akins, Scott (2007) Drugs and drug policy : the control of consciousness alteration. Thousand Oaks Ca.: Sage .

Dimeo, Paul, ed. (2006) Drugs, alcohol and sport. London: Routledge .

Wills, Simon (2005) Drugs of abuse. London: Pharmaceutical Press .

Goldberg, Raymond, ed. (2004) Taking sides: clashing views on controversial issues in drugs and society. Guilford: McGraw-Hill .

Karch, Steven B (2002) Karch's pathology of drug abuse. Boca Raton Fl.: CRC Press .

Seivewright, Nicholas (2000) Community treatment of drug misuse: more than methadone. London: Cambridge University Press .

Jellinek Prevention. van der Meer, Ron (2000) Drug aware: every person's guide to understanding drugs. Sydney: Van der Meer Publishing .

South, Nigel, ed. (1999) Drugs cultures, controls & everyday life. London: Sage .

Herscovitch, Arthur G (1999) Everything you need to know about drug abuse. Need to know library New York: Rosen .

Bellenir, Karen, ed. (1996) Substance abuse sourcebook. Basic health-related information about the abuse of legal and illegal substance such as alcohol, tobacco, prescription drugs, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin; and including facts about substance abuse prevention strategies, intervention methods, treatment and recovery programs, and a section addressing the special problems related to substance abuse during pregnancy. Health Reference Series, v. 14 Detroit: Omingraphics .

Friedman, Lawrence S and Fleming, Nicholas F and Roberts, David H and Hyman, Steven E, eds. (1996) Sourcebook of substance abuse and addiction. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins .

Research Project

(start date 12 February 2014) Bingham, Tim and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2014) Image and performance / steroids enhancing drugs (IPEDs).


(2014) Steroid users accessing needle exchange services. Anabolic steroids & associated drugs: evidence from the United Kingdom. drugs.ie.

Teaching Resource

Brennan, Rebekah (2013) ‘IDUHED’: An ethno pharmacological study of the injecting use of human enhancement drugs.


Clondalkin Drug and Alcohol Task Force, Clondalkin Traveller Development Group. (2017) CDATF Juice magazine. What are steroids? Clondalkin Drug and Alcohol Task Force, Dublin.


Darcy, Clay (2017) Steroid and supplement factsheet. Dublin: Bray Drugs Awareness Forum.

Irish Sports Council. (2008) Irish Sports Council factsheets: Anabolic steroids, beta-blockers, hormones. Dublin: Irish Sports Council.

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