Skip to main content

Articles

Page 1 of 13

  1. Smoking is a social epidemic and one of the main risk factors for premature deaths and disabilities worldwide. In the present study, we investigated the Pattern of Cigarette Smoking: intensity, cessation, and ...

    Authors: Behrooz Hamzeh, Vahid Farnia, Mehdi Moradinazar, Yahya Pasdar, Ebrahim Shakiba, Farid Najafi and Mostafa Alikhani

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:83

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  2. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Alemu Earsido Addila, Telake Azale Bisetegn, Yigzaw Kebede Gete, Mezgebu Yitayal Mengistu and Getnet Mihretie Beyene

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:82

    Content type: Correction

    Published on:

    The original article was published in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:29

  3. There is an emerging literature on the impact of correctional substance abuse treatment (SAT) on reoffending for people in prison with substance misuse issues. This study estimates a pathway effect for people ...

    Authors: Arun Sondhi, Alessandro Leidi and David Best

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:81

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  4. With increasing frequencies of non-fatal overdose in people who inject drugs (PWID), it is essential to improve our knowledge about associated risk factors for overdose to inform overdose prevention and assist...

    Authors: Mehdi Noroozi, Peter Higgs, Azadeh Bayani, Bahram Armoon, Ali Nazeri Astaneh, Ladan Fattah Moghaddam and Mohammad Askari

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:80

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  5. Supervised injection facilities have been set-up in many countries to curb the health risks associated with unsafe injection practices. These facilities have, however, been met with vocal opposition, notably i...

    Authors: Maria Teresa Munoz Sastre, Lonzozou Kpanake and Etienne Mullet

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:79

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  6. In the U.S. and Canada, people who inject drugs’ (PWID) enrollment in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) has been associated with a reduced likelihood that they will assist others in injection initiation even...

    Authors: Stephanie A. Meyers, Claudia Rafful, Sonia Jain, Xiaoying Sun, Britt Skaathun, Andrew Guise, Patricia Gonzalez-Zuñiga, Steffanie A. Strathdee, Dan Werb and Maria Luisa Mittal

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:78

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  7. Previous studies have rarely explored the effect of type of sentencing on employment status among illegal heroin users, therefore, we aims to examine the association of the sentencing types and employment outc...

    Authors: Charles Tzu-Chi Lee, Chiu-Mieh Huang, Li-Chun Chang, Shih-Wen Wang, Hsiao-Pei Hsu, Jung-Yu Liao and Jong-Long Guo

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:77

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  8. Despite conflicting results in the literature concerning its efficacy in practice, racial matching has been identified as a component of culturally sensitive treatment.

    Authors: Jesse A. Steinfeldt, Shondra L. Clay and Paul E. Priester

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:76

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  9. Law enforcement officers (LEOs) come into frequent contact with people who inject drugs (PWID). Through service referrals, LEOs may facilitate PWID engagement in harm reduction, substance use treatment, and ot...

    Authors: Gabriella K. Olgin, Annick Bórquez, Pieter Baker, Erika Clairgue, Mario Morales, Arnulfo Bañuelos, Jaime Arredondo, Alicia Harvey-Vera, Steffanie Strathdee, Leo Beletsky and Javier A. Cepeda

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:75

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  10. Early-onset substance use is a risk factor for continued use, dependency, and poor long-term health outcomes. Indigenous youth are more likely to engage in early-onset substance use than their non-Indigenous c...

    Authors: Geoffrey Maina, Maeve Mclean, Solomon Mcharo, Megan Kennedy, Joseph Djiometio and Alexandra King

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:74

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  11. Little evidence has examined the therapeutic effects of methylphenidate (MPH) and Matrix Model treatment on addiction severity, craving, relapse and mental health in people who use methamphetamine (PWUM). This...

    Authors: Nazanin Aryan, Hamid Reza Banafshe, Vahid Farnia, Jalal Shakeri, Mostafa Alikhani, Habibollah Rahimi, Mojtaba Sehat, Peyman Mamsharifi, Amir Ghaderi and Abdollah Omidi

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:72

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  12. Over the last 50 years, there has been a growing interest in and use of contingency management (CM) for people who use substances. Yet, despite showing some level of efficacy (albeit only short-term) and being...

    Authors: Marilou Gagnon, Adrian Guta and Alayna Payne

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:71

    Content type: Short Report

    Published on:

  13. Alcohol use has impacts on several dimensions of health, including physical health and mental health, particularly in college-age populations. Therefore, this study aimed to estimate the prevalence and to dete...

    Authors: Tandin Dorji, Peeradone Srichan, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Rachanee Sunsern and Wipob Suttana

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:70

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  14. Evidence demonstrates that medications for treating opioid use disorder (MOUD) —namely buprenorphine, methadone, and extended-release naltrexone—are effective at treating opioid use disorder (OUD) and reducing...

    Authors: Rebecca L. Haffajee, Barbara Andraka-Christou, Jeremy Attermann, Anna Cupito, Jessica Buche and Angela J. Beck

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:69

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  15. Opioid dependence carries the highest disease burden of all illicit drugs. Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) is an evidence-based medical intervention that reduces morbidity and mortality. There is limited knowledg...

    Authors: Christer Frode Aas, Jørn Henrik Vold, Svetlana Skurtveit, Aaron G. Lim, Sabine Ruths, Kamrul Islam, Jan Erik Askildsen, Else-Marie Løberg, Lars Thore Fadnes and Kjell Arne Johansson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:68

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  16. Both alcohol drinking and second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure have shown a strong association with smoking behaviour. This study uses mediation analysis to clarify the process underlying the relationship between ...

    Authors: Haoxiang Lin, Chun Chang and Zhao Liu

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:67

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  17. As several regulatory and environmental changes have occurred in North America, trends in overdose deaths were examined in the United States (US), Ontario and British Columbia (BC), including changes in consum...

    Authors: Sameer Imtiaz, Kevin D. Shield, Benedikt Fischer, Tara Elton-Marshall, Bundit Sornpaisarn, Charlotte Probst and Jürgen Rehm

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:66

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  18. Most hookah use studies have not included racial and ethnic minorities which limits our understanding of its use among these growing populations. This study aimed to investigate the individual characteristics ...

    Authors: Omar El Shahawy, Su Hyun Park, Erin S. Rogers, Jenni A. Shearston, Azure B. Thompson, Spring C. Cooper, Nicholas Freudenberg, Samuel A. Ball, David Abrams, Donna Shelley and Scott E. Sherman

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:65

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  19. Hepatitis C diagnosis could be a gateway to behavioral change and subsequent decline in transmission among people who inject drugs (PWIDs). We assessed the association between the social determinants of PWID, ...

    Authors: Salah Eddin Karimi, Azadeh Bayani, Peter Higgs, Amir-Hossein Bayat, Morteza Hemmat, Elahe Ahounbar, Bahram Armoon and Yadolah Fakhri

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:64

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  20. Alcohol use disorder (AUD) in HIV/AIDS patient’s decreases adherence and effectiveness of medications and help-seeking to HIV/AIDS care and treatment. This study, therefore, assessed the average 1 year prevale...

    Authors: Mogesie Necho, Asmare Belete and Yibeltal Getachew

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:63

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  21. Tobacco smoking is the second leading cause of death and is closely linked to fatal diseases. Hookah Smoking (HS) is a traditional way to smoke tobacco, especially in the Eastern Mediterranean region that is c...

    Authors: Fatemeh Bakhtari, Asghar Mohammadpoorasl, Haidar Nadrian, Nader Alizadeh, Leila Jahangiry and Koen Ponnet

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:62

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  22. Street children constitute a marginalized population in most urban centers of the world. According to UN sources, there are up to 150 million street children in the world today. The estimated number of childre...

    Authors: Mengistu Ayenew, Teshome Kabeta and Kifle Woldemichael

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:61

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  23. Suicidal behavior has a significant contribution to the global burden of disease that affects individuals, families and communities at different age groups. Sadly, up to 75% of suicides in the world occur in l...

    Authors: Getasew Legas, Habte Belete, Sintayehu Asnakew, Amsalu Belete and Shegaye Shumet

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:60

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  24. Substance use and adverse sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes continue to be significant threats to female adolescents’ health and wellbeing, particularly to these marginalized subpopulations. Our re...

    Authors: Xu-Dong Zhang, Jun Zhang, Ren-Sheng Xie and Wei-Hong Zhang

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:59

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  25. The misuse of legal and illegal substances has led to an increase in substance use disorder (SUD) in the United States. Although primary prevention strategies have been successfully used to target chronic phys...

    Authors: Eric Afuseh, Caitlin A. Pike and Ukamaka M. Oruche

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:58

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  26. Opioid use remains a significant cause of harm to individual health. Perceived motives are of the main factors that help lead a patient into seeking treatment voluntarily to obviate that harm. The current stud...

    Authors: Mostafa Amini-Rarani, Esmaeil Khedmati Morasae, Tahereh Pashaei and Maryam Moeeni

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:57

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  27. The lack of robust estimates of HIV/HCV incidence among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Iran calls for well-designed prospective cohort studies. Successful recruitment and follow-up of PWID in cohort studies...

    Authors: Ali Mirzazadeh, Samira Hosseini-Hooshyar, Armita Shahesmaeili, Ali Bahramnejad, Adibeh Barshan, Ghazal Mousavian, Esmail Najafi, Hamid Sharifi, Ali-Akbar Haghdoost, Alya Briceno, Willi McFarland and Kimberly Page

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:56

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  28. Pill testing services could potentially be used to reduce drug-related harm. This study aims to identify patterns of ecstasy use among live music event attendees; explore the opinions and potential usage of il...

    Authors: Madeleine Southey, Ashwini Kathirgamalingam, Benjamin Crawford, Rohan Kaul, Jack McNamara, Franklin John-Leader, Jenny Heslop and Sabrina Winona Pit

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:55

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  29. Canada has been home to a longstanding public health crisis related to opioids, including an extensive mortality and morbidity toll in the face of substantive intervention gaps. Recently (2019), two extensive ...

    Authors: Benedikt Fischer

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:54

    Content type: Commentary

    Published on:

  30. Mutual aid organizations, such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA), can provide support in substance use disorder (SUD) recovery processes. However, research on NA and its recovery-supportive elements is scarce and pe...

    Authors: Anne Dekkers, Sam Vos and Wouter Vanderplasschen

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:53

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  31. Methamphetamine (MA) remains one of the most commonly used amphetamine-type stimulants, accounting for the second most widely-used substance after marijuana. Due to increased use of MA, a wide variety of resea...

    Authors: Ebrahim Moghimi Sarani, Jamshid Ahmadi, Bahare Oji, Motahareh Mahi-Birjand, Nader Bagheri, Amir Bazrafshan, Marie Dehghan Manshadi, Sajad Yaghoubi, Asiyeh Dezhkam, Mehrdad Khatami and Meghdad Abdollahpour-Alitappeh

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:52

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  32. Substance use disorders are prevalent and returning to substance use (i.e., relapse) following treatment is common, underscoring the need for effective treatments that will help individuals maintain long-term ...

    Authors: J. Richard Korecki, Frank J. Schwebel, Victoria R. Votaw and Katie Witkiewitz

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:51

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  33. The stigma surrounding individuals who have substance use disorders is a pervasive phenomenon that has had detrimental effects on treatment outcomes, health care providers, treatments, research, policies, and ...

    Authors: Janet Zwick, Hannah Appleseth and Stephan Arndt

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:50

    Content type: Editorial

    Published on:

  34. The misuse of tramadol has become a major aspect of the wider substance use challenge in recent years and is evolving into a health crisis at an alarming rate. However, literature on motivations for non-medica...

    Authors: Prince Peprah, Williams Agyemang-Duah, Emmanuel Appiah-Brempong, Adjei Gyimah Akwasi and Anthony Kwame Morgan

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:49

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  35. Drug dependence and the resultant problems notably decrease the quality of life (QOL). Measuring the QOL in persons who use drugs (PWUDs) and planning to improve it can be helpful for rehabilitation programs. Giv...

    Authors: Sousan Heydarpour, Amir Jalali, Fatemeh Baghaei and Nader Salari

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:48

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  36. Social support is a key factor in the treatment and rehabilitation process of persons who use drug (PWUD). This highlights the need for a valid and reliable tool for assessing social support. The cultural and ...

    Authors: Nader Salari, Amir Jalali, Behzad Abdam, Alireza Abdi and Hooman Daryoushi

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:46

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  37. Liver cirrhosis and other chronic liver diseases are usually compartmentalized into separate categories based on etiology (e.g., due to alcohol, virus infection, etc.), but it is important to study the interse...

    Authors: Laura Llamosas-Falcón, Kevin D. Shield, Maya Gelovany, Jakob Manthey and Jürgen Rehm

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:45

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  38. Treatment with direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) offers an opportunity to eliminate hepatitis C virus (HCV) endemic among people who inject drugs (PWID) and people enrolled in opioid agonist therapy (OAT) ...

    Authors: Christer F. Aas, Jørn Henrik Vold, Svetlana Skurtveit, Ingvild Odsbu, Fatemeh Chalabianloo, Aaron G. Lim, Kjell Arne Johansson and Lars Thore Fadnes

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:44

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  39. Retention in substance use treatment is one of the strongest predictors of improved outcomes among adolescents, making retention an important goal of treatment. We examined treatment providers’ perspectives on...

    Authors: Andrea Acevedo, Nellie Harvey, Maureen Kamanu, Shalini Tendulkar and Sasha Fleary

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:42

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  40. Substance use disorders (SUD) are mental health conditions that arise from chronic drug use. There is an increased recognition of this problem in Saudi Arabia.

    Authors: Nazmus Saquib, Ahmad Mamoun Rajab, Juliann Saquib and AbdulRahman AlMazrou

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:41

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  41. The international Life In Recovery (LiR) surveys have provided an important message to the public and policy makers about the reality of change from addiction to recovery, consistently demonstrating both that ...

    Authors: David Best, Wouter Vanderplasschen and Mulka Nisic

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:40

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  42. Drug use can lead to several psychological, medical and social complications. The current study aimed to measure and decomposes socioeconomic-related inequalities in drug use among adults in Iran.

    Authors: Mehdi Moradinazar, Farid Najafi, Farzad Jalilian, Yahya Pasdar, Behrooz Hamzeh, Ebraim Shakiba, Mohammad Hajizadeh, Ali Akbar Haghdoost, Reza Malekzadeh, Hossein Poustchi, Marzeyeh Nasiri, Hassan Okati-Aliabad, Majid Saeedi, Fariborz Mansour-Ghanaei, Sara Farhang, Ali Reza Safarpour…

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:39

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  43. Alcohol contributes to poor health, social and economic outcomes among adolescents. In Malawi, alcohol consumption among young people significantly increased after the introduction of alcohol sachets. A govern...

    Authors: Sangwani Salimu and Alinane Linda Nyondo-Mipando

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:38

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  44. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Carmela Martínez-Vispo, Úrsula Martínez, Ana López-Durán, Elena Fernández del Río and Elisardo Becoña

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:37

    Content type: Correction

    Published on:

    The original article was published in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:36

  45. Despite recent reductions, youth substance use continues to be a concern in the United States. Structured primary care substance use screening among adolescents is recommended, but not widely implemented. The ...

    Authors: Lisa M. Kuhns, Brookley Carlino, Katie Greeley, Abigail L. Muldoon, Niranjan Karnik, Hale Thompson, Robert Garofalo and Maria Rahmandar

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:36

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  46. While treatment satisfaction has been associated with better outcomes in substance abuse treatment, there is an obvious need for a more profound understanding of what predicts client’s satisfaction with treatm...

    Authors: Katja Kuusisto and Tomi Lintonen

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:35

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  47. Alcohol consumption is associated with domestic violence, but the extent that binge-drinking and the household role of drinkers strengthens this association is unknown. We assessed the extent that binge-drinki...

    Authors: Wit Wichaidit and Sawitri Assanangkornchai

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:34

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

Annual Journal Metrics