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  1. Research

    Barriers to accessing and using health insurance cards among methadone maintenance treatment patients in northern Vietnam

    Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) patients face unique costs associated with their healthcare expenditures. As such, it is important that these patients have access to health insurance (HI) to help them pa...

    Bach Xuan Tran, Victoria L. Boggiano, Cuong Tat Nguyen, Long Hoang Nguyen, Anh Tuan Le Nguyen and Carl A. Latkin

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:35

    Published on: 17 July 2017

  2. Research

    Functional beliefs and risk minimizing beliefs among Thai healthcare workers in Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai hospital: its association with intention to quit tobacco and alcohol

    Individual health beliefs are likely to play a key role in how people respond to knowledge and information about the potential harm from smoking and alcohol abuse. The objectives of the study were to 1) explor...

    Surin Jiraniramai, Wichuda Jiraporncharoen, Kanokporn Pinyopornpanish, Nalinee Jakkaew, Tinakon Wongpakaran and Chaisiri Angkurawaranon

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:34

    Published on: 12 July 2017

  3. Research

    Relationships between received and perceived social support and health-related quality of life among patients receiving methadone maintenance treatment in Mainland China

    Social support has been considered one of the most important factors of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) evaluations among different populations; however, few studies have explored the relationships of b...

    Kaina Zhou, Hengxin Li, Xiaoli Wei, Juan Yin, Peifeng Liang, Hongmei Zhang, Lingling Kou, Mengmeng Hao, Lijuan You, Xiaomei Li and Guihua Zhuang

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:33

    Published on: 26 June 2017

  4. Research

    Adherence to methadone maintenance treatment and associated factors among patients in Vietnamese mountainside areas

    Medication adherence is essential to achieve successful methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). However, treatment adherence among MMT patients in the mountainous setting in Vietnam has not been yet investigate...

    Long Hoang Nguyen, Huong Thu Thi Nguyen, Huong Lan Thi Nguyen, Bach Xuan Tran and Carl A. Latkin

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:31

    Published on: 8 June 2017

  5. Research

    The validity and reliability of the Mandarin Chinese version of the drug abuse screening test among adolescents in Taiwan

    This study aimed to investigate the validity and reliability of the Mandarin Chinese version of the Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST-20) among adolescents, as well as examining the test’s predictability with re...

    Jung-Yu Liao, Hsueh-Yun Chi, Jong-Long Guo, Chiu-Mieh Huang and Shu-Fang Shih

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:30

    Published on: 6 June 2017

  6. Research

    Physical pain is common and associated with nonmedical prescription opioid use among people who inject drugs

    People who inject drugs (PWID) often have poor health and lack access to health care. The aim of this study was to examine whether PWID engage in self-treatment through nonmedical prescription opioid use (NMPO...

    Disa Dahlman, Alex H. Kral, Lynn Wenger, Anders Hakansson and Scott P. Novak

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:29

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  7. Research

    Identifying and reducing disparities in successful addiction treatment completion: testing the role of Medicaid payment acceptance

    Medicaid has become the largest payer of substance use disorder treatment and may enhance access to quality care and reduce disparities. We tested whether treatment programs’ acceptance of Medicaid payments wa...

    Erick G. Guerrero, Bryan R. Garner, Benjamin Cook, Yinfei Kong, William A. Vega and Lillian Gelberg

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:27

    Published on: 25 May 2017

  8. Research

    Intensive Case Management for Addiction to promote engagement with care of people with severe mental and substance use disorders: an observational study

    Co-occurring severe mental and substance use disorders are associated with physical, psychological and social complications such as homelessness and unemployment. People with severe mental and substance use di...

    Stéphane Morandi, Benedetta Silva, Philippe Golay and Charles Bonsack

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:26

    Published on: 25 May 2017

  9. Research

    Men’s and women’s response to treatment and perceptions of outcomes in a randomized controlled trial of injectable opioid assisted treatment for severe opioid use disorder

    To test whether there are gender differences in treatment outcomes among patients receiving injectable opioids for the treatment of long-term opioid-dependence. The study additionally explores whether men and ...

    Heather Palis, Kirsten Marchand, Daphne Guh, Suzanne Brissette, Kurt Lock, Scott MacDonald, Scott Harrison, Aslam H. Anis, Michael Krausz, David C. Marsh, Martin T. Schechter and Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:25

    Published on: 19 May 2017

  10. Research

    Cohort profile: seek, test, treat and retain United States criminal justice cohort

    The STTR treatment cascade provides a framework for research aimed at improving the delivery of services, care and outcomes of PLWH. The development of effective approaches to increase HIV diagnoses and engage...

    Redonna Chandler, Michael S. Gordon, Bridget Kruszka, Lauren N. Strand, Frederick L. Altice, Curt G. Beckwith, Mary L. Biggs, William Cunningham, J.A. Chris Delaney, Patrick M. Flynn, Carol E. Golin, Kevin Knight, Alex H. Kral, Irene Kuo, Jennifer Lorvick, Robin M. Nance…

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:24

    Published on: 16 May 2017

  11. Short Report

    Roadside opioid testing of drivers using oral fluid: the case of a country with a zero tolerance law, Spain

    Opioids can impair psychomotor performance, and driving under the influence of opioids is associated with an increased risk of accidents. The goals of this study were i) to determine the prevalence of opioids ...

    Inmaculada Fierro, Mónica Colás, Juan Carlos González-Luque and F. Javier Álvarez

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:22

    Published on: 10 May 2017

  12. Research

    Addressing tobacco in Australian alcohol and other drug treatment settings: a cross-sectional survey of staff attitudes and perceived barriers

    Within alcohol and other drug (AOD) services, staff attitudes and beliefs are important influences determining provision of smoking cessation care. This study of AOD staff aimed to examine: a) current attitude...

    Eliza Skelton, Flora Tzelepis, Anthony Shakeshaft, Ashleigh Guillaumier, Adrian Dunlop, Sam McCrabb, Kerrin Palazzi and Billie Bonevski

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:20

    Published on: 2 May 2017

  13. Research

    Prevalence and associated factors of illicit drug use among university students in the association of southeast Asian nations (ASEAN)

    Illicit drug use among university students has been recognized as a global public health issue in recent years. It may lead to poor academic performance that in turn leads to poor productivity in their later l...

    Siyan Yi, Karl Peltzer, Supa Pengpid and Indri Hapsari Susilowati

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:9

    Published on: 6 April 2017

  14. Research

    Predictors of breath alcohol concentrations in college parties

    Alcohol use and subsequent consequences are harmful for individual college students. Other students and the university can also be negatively impacted by the consequences of alcohol use.

    Julie M. Croff, Eleanor Leavens and Kathleen Olson

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:10

    Published on: 30 March 2017

  15. Commentary

    Students as effective harm reductionists and needle exchange organizers

    Needle exchange programs are safe, highly effective programs for promoting health among people who inject drugs. However, they remain poorly funded, and often illegal, in many places worldwide due to fear and ...

    Kyle Barbour, Miriam McQuade and Brandon Brown

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:15

    Published on: 17 March 2017

  16. Research

    Post-operative opioid pain management patterns for patients who receive hip surgery

    Identifying optimal, post-operative opioid management strategies is a priority of health providers and government agencies. At present, there are no studies we are aware of that have formally investigated opio...

    Chad E. Cook, Daniel I. Rhon, Brian D. Lewis and Steven Z. George

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:14

    Published on: 16 March 2017

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