Andrew Armstrong

Andrew Armstrong

Research Fellow
Australian Institute of Family Studies
BA (Swin), PGDipAppPsy (Swin), PhD (Swin)

Dr Andrew Armstrong is a psychologist and Research Fellow with the Australian Gambling Research Centre. His gambling research concentrates on policy issues relating to consumer protection, harm reduction, financial costs and consequences.

In addition to gambling research, Andrew has a history of health, economic and social policy-related research. He has undertaken consultancies for a broad range of organisations including the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM), National Health and Hospitals' Reform Commission (NHHRC), Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) and Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP).

Selected publications

Thomas, A., Carson. R., Deblaquiere, J., Armstrong, A., Moore, S., Christensen, D., & Rintoul, A. (2013). Review of electronic gambling machine (EGM) pre-commitment features; Self-exclusion. Report prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. Restricted Access.

Thomas, A., Christensen, D., Deblaquiere, J., Armstrong, A., Moore, S., Carson. R., & Rintoul, A. (2013). Review of electronic gambling machine (EGM) pre-commitment features; Limit-setting. Report prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. Restricted Access.

Thomas, A., Delfabbro, P., & Armstrong, A. R. (2013). Validation Study of In-Venue Problem Gambler Indicators. Report prepared for Gambling Research Australia.

Thomas, A., Pfeifer, J., Moore, S., Meyer, D., Yap, L., & Armstrong, A. (2013). Evaluation of the removal of ATMs from gaming venues in Victoria, Australia. Report prepared for the Department of Justice Victoria.

Thomas, A., Rintoul, A. Deblaquiere, J., Armstrong, A., Moore, S., Carson. R., & Christensen, D. (2013) Review of electronic gambling machine (EGM) pre-commitment features; Transaction histories. Report prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. Restricted Access.

Duracinský, M., Leclercq, P., Armstrong, A.R., Dolivo, M., Timsit, J., Lalanne, B., Mouly, F., Secchi, T., & Chassany, O. (2013). A longitudinal evaluation of the impact of polylactic acid injections on health-related quality of life amongst HIV patients treated with anti-retroviral agents under real conditions of use. BioMed Central Infectious Diseases, 13:92.

Lalanne, C., Herrmann, S., Armstrong, A., Cheung-Lung, C., Schwartz, Y., Chassany, O.,& Duracinský, M. (2013). Paper-based and electronic assessment of health-related quality of life specific to HIV disease: A reliability study with the PROQOL-HIV questionnaire. Value in Health, 16(7), A362-A362.

Duracinský, M., Herrmann, S., Berzins, B., Armstrong, A.R., Kohli, R., Le Coeur, S., Diouf, A., Fournier, I., Schechter, M., & Chassany, O. (2012). The development of PROQOL-HIV: An international instrument to assess the health-related quality of life of persons living with HIV/AIDS. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 59(5):498-505.

Duracinský, M, Lalanne, C., Le Coeur, S., Herrmann, S., Berzins, B., Armstrong, A.R., Lau, J., Fournier-Nicolle, I., Sow, S., & Chassany, O. (2012). Psychometric validation of the PROQOL-HIV questionnaire, a new health-related quality of life instrument specific to HIV disease. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 59(5):506-515.

Armstrong, A.R., Thiébaut, S.P., Brown, L.J., & Nepal, B. (2011). Australian adults use complementary and alternative medicine in the treatment of chronic illness: A national study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35 (4) 383-389.