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  1. Content type: Research

    Use of illicit drugs induces multiple nutrient deficiencies. Drug habit, sexual practice and socioeconomic factors influence the nutrient profile of drug dependent subjects. The literature on this issue is sti...

    Authors: Kazi Jahangir Hossain, Md Mustafa Kamal, Monira Ahsan and SK Nazrul Islam

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:12

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  2. Content type: Research

    The substance abuse prevention goal of the theatre production "TUNNELS" was to provide community education on substance abuse to an audience in Durham, NC and surrounding communities. The education effort inte...

    Authors: Aileen B Stephens-Hernandez, Jonathan N Livingston, Karen Dacons-Brock, Howard L Craft, Amura Cameron, Steven O Franklin and Allyn C Howlett

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:11

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  3. Content type: Research

    Individual and sociocultural factors may pose significant barriers for drug abusers seeking treatment, particularly for African-American crack cocaine abusers. However, there is evidence that pretreatment inte...

    Authors: Wendee M Wechsberg, William A Zule, Kara S Riehman, Winnie K Luseno and Wendy KK Lam

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:10

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  4. Content type: Research

    In Italy, a large cohort study (VEdeTTE1) was conducted between 1998–2001 to evaluate the effectiveness of treatments in reducing mortality and increasing treatment retention among heroin addicts. The follow-u...

    Authors: Federica D Vigna-Taglianti, Federica Mathis, Roberto Diecidue, Paola Burroni, Antonio Iannaccone, Fabio Lampis, Piergiorgio Zuccaro, Roberta Pacifici, Elisabetta Versino, Marina Davoli and Fabrizio Faggiano

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:9

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  5. Content type: Research

    Much research has shown that the homeless have higher rates of substance abuse problems than housed populations and that substance abuse increases individuals' vulnerability to homelessness. However, the effec...

    Authors: Julia Dickson-Gomez, Mark Convey, Helena Hilario, A Michelle Corbett and Margaret Weeks

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:8

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  6. Content type: Methodology

    In this paper, we show how counselors and psychologists can use emails for online management of substance abusers, including the anatomy and content of emails that clinicians should send substance abusers. Som...

    Authors: Farrokh Alemi, Mary R Haack, Susanna Nemes, Renita Aughburns, Jennifer Sinkule and Duncan Neuhauser

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:7

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  7. Content type: Short Report

    To examine the extent and nature of alcohol imagery on New Zealand (NZ) television, a content analysis of 98 hours of prime-time television programs and advertising was carried out over 7 consecutive days' vie...

    Authors: Rob McGee, Juanita Ketchel and Anthony I Reeder

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:6

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  8. Content type: Short Report

    Methadone maintenance therapy for the treatment of opioid dependence continues to carry a social stigma. Until recently, patients on methadone were not considered for liver transplantation. We describe the fir...

    Authors: Meredith M Hancock, Colette C Prosser, Kanat Ransibrahmanakul, Laura Lester, Elana Craemer, James A Bourgeois and Lorenzo Rossaro

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:5

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  9. Content type: Research

    Individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs) are at increased risk for hepatitis C viral infection (HCV), and few studies have explored their treatment responses empirically. The objective of this study was...

    Authors: Marilyn S Huckans, Jennifer M Loftis, Aaron D Blackwell, Alex Linke and Peter Hauser

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:4

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  10. Content type: Review

    Countless barriers come between people who are struggling with substance abuse and those charged with providing substance abuse treatment. The check-up, a form of motivational enhancement therapy, is a harm re...

    Authors: Denise D Walker, Roger A Roffman, Joseph F Picciano and Robert S Stephens

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:2

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  11. Content type: Short Report

    Most studies measuring substance-use disorders in prisons focus on incoming or on remand prisoners and are generally restricted to drugs. However, there is evidence that substance use initiation or continuatio...

    Authors: Michael Lukasiewicz, Bruno Falissard, Laurent Michel, Xavier Neveu, Michel Reynaud and Isabelle Gasquet

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:1

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  12. Content type: Research

    We carried out a three months follow-up study on the efficacy of metadoxine in a cohort of alcoholics admitted to the Alcohol misuse Long-term Treatment (ALT) Unit – University of Pisa (Italy). We analyzed the...

    Authors: Irene Guerrini, Claudio Gentili, Gloria Nelli and Mario Guazzelli

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:35

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  13. Content type: Research

    New HIV diagnoses related to injection drug use (IDU) have declined in the United States. Access to clean syringes and decreasing HIV transmission among injection drug users have been HIV prevention priorities...

    Authors: Curt G Beckwith, Carla C Moreira, Hesham M Aboshady, Nickolas Zaller, Josiah D Rich and Timothy P Flanigan

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:34

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  14. Content type: Research

    Attachment theory allows specific predictions about the role of attachment representations in organizing behavior. Insecure attachment is hypothesized to predict maladaptive emotional regulation whereas secure...

    Authors: Kristin M Caspers, Rebecca Yucuis, Beth Troutman and Ruth Spinks

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:32

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  15. Content type: Research

    Drug abuse is hazardous and known to be prevalent among young adults, warranting efforts to increase awareness about harmful effects and to change attitudes. This study was conducted to assess the perceptions ...

    Authors: Majid Shafiq, Zaman Shah, Ayesha Saleem, Maham T Siddiqi, Kashif S Shaikh, Farah F Salahuddin, Rizwan Siwani and Haider Naqvi

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:31

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  16. Content type: Short Report

    Benzodiazepines are the first-line choice for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome. However, several hospitals continue to provide alcoholic beverages through their formulary for the treatment of alcoh...

    Authors: S Pirzada Sattar, S Faiz Qadri, Mustafa K Warsi, Cordelia Okoye, Amad U Din, Prasad R Padala and Subhash C Bhatia

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:30

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  17. Content type: Research

    Simultaneous use of alcohol and cannabis predicts increased negative consequences for users beyond individual or even concurrent use of the two drugs. Given the widespread use of the drugs and common simultane...

    Authors: Sara Smucker Barnwell and Mitch Earleywine

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:29

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  18. Content type: Research

    Peer use of take home naloxone has the potential to reduce drug related deaths. There appears to be a paucity of research amongst homeless drug users on the topic. This study explores the acceptability and pot...

    Authors: Nat Wright, Nicola Oldham, Katharine Francis and Lesley Jones

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:28

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  19. Content type: Research

    Comorbid psychiatric illness can undermine outcomes among homeless persons undergoing addiction treatment, and psychiatric specialty care is not always readily available. The prognosis for nonsubstance abuse p...

    Authors: Stefan G Kertesz, Alok Madan, Dennis Wallace, Joseph E Schumacher and Jesse B Milby

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:27

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  20. Content type: Research

    Despite the importance of identifying co-occurring psychiatric disorders in substance abuse treatment programs, there are few appropriate and validated instruments available to substance abuse treatment staff ...

    Authors: Alisa K Lincoln, Jane M Liebschutz, Miriam Chernoff, Dana Nguyen and Hortensia Amaro

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:26

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  21. Content type: Research

    The only national drug abuse prevention delivery system that supports the rapid diffusion of new prevention strategies and includes uniform training and credentialing of instructors who are monitored for quali...

    Authors: Jeffrey C Merrill, Ilana Pinsky, Ley A Killeya-Jones, Zili Sloboda and Tracey Dilascio

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:25

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  22. Content type: Research

    Previous studies have found that even limited prevention-related interventions can affect health behaviors such as substance use and risky sex. Substance abuse treatment providers are ideal candidates to provi...

    Authors: Rebecca Wells, Christy Harris Lemak and Thomas A D'Aunno

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:21

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  23. Content type: Research

    To reduce criminal recidivism and drug use, it has been proposed that the substance abuse treatment delivery system cut across different components of the criminal justice continuum. Arrest, at the front end o...

    Authors: Sheryl Pimlott Kubiak, Cynthia L Arfken, James A Swartz and Alison L Koch

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:20

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  24. Content type: Editorial

    Substance Abuse, Treatment, Prevention, and Policy uses a medium that provides the broadest possible worldwide readership. Anyone in the world can read articles without charge. Since the articles published here w...

    Authors: Stephan Arndt

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:19

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  25. Content type: Research

    In many European countries, medical education on alcohol remains inadequate in terms of both quantity and quality. The expansion of GP training and care protocols would improve the management and outcome of al...

    Authors: Laurent Malet, Michel Reynaud, Pierre-Michel Llorca and Bruno Falissard

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:18

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  26. Content type: Research

    Use of alcohol and illicit drugs by adolescents remains a problem in the U.S. Case identification and early treatment can occur within a broad variety of healthcare and non-healthcare settings, including acute...

    Authors: Deena J Chisolm and Kelly J Kelleher

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:17

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  27. Content type: Research

    Deaths from liver cirrhosis have increased at least 8 fold since the 1970's in the UK and further increases are anticipated, whereas in the rest of Europe liver deaths are decreasing. In the UK, we urgently ne...

    Authors: Clare Verrill, Stewart Smith and Nick Sheron

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:16

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  28. Content type: Review

    Non-medical/illegal use of prescription stimulants popularly have been referred to as "study drugs". This paper discusses the current prevalence and consequences of misuse of these drugs and implications of th...

    Authors: Steve Sussman, Mary Ann Pentz, Donna Spruijt-Metz and Toby Miller

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:15

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  29. Content type: Review

    Absinthe, a bitter spirit containing wormwood (Artemisia absinthium L.), was banned at the beginning of the 20th century as consequence of its supposed unique adverse effects. After nearly century-long prohibitio...

    Authors: Stephan A Padosch, Dirk W Lachenmeier and Lars U Kröner

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:14

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  30. Content type: Short Report

    North America's first medically supervised safer injecting facility (SIF) recently opened in Vancouver, Canada. One of the concerns prior to the SIF's opening was that the facility might lead to a migration of...

    Authors: Evan Wood, Mark W Tyndall, Calvin Lai, Julio SG Montaner and Thomas Kerr

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:13

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  31. Content type: Research

    The drug treatment field tends to place emphasis on the individual rather than the individual in social context. While there are a growing number of studies indicating that drug-using intimate partners are lik...

    Authors: Janie Simmons

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:12

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  32. Content type: Commentary

    Heroin use causes considerable harm to individual users including dependence, fatal and nonfatal overdose, mental health problems, and blood borne virus transmission. It also adversely affects the community th...

    Authors: Louisa Degenhardt, Carolyn Day, Stuart Gilmour and Wayne Hall

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:11

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  33. Content type: Research

    Head and neck cancers are a major cancer burden in Pakistan. They share a common risk factor profile including regular consumption of products of betel, areca and tobacco. Use of paan, chaalia, gutka, niswar a...

    Authors: Samia Mazahir, Rabia Malik, Maria Maqsood, Kanwal AliRaza Merchant, Farida Malik, Atif Majeed, Zafar Fatmi, Muhammad Rizwanulhaq Khawaja and Shehzad Ghaffar

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:10

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  34. Content type: Research

    Objectives of this study are (a) to develop a comprehensive and economic tool to estimate tobacco control (TC) activities in single EU member states, (b) to compare TC activities between member states of the E...

    Authors: Jochen René Thyrian and Ulrich John

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:9

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  35. Content type: Research

    As the United States population ages, an unprecedented proportion of the population will be aged 70 and older. Knowledge of alcohol use and its consequences in this age group is not well known. In light of the...

    Authors: Carolyn L Turvey, Susan K Schultz and Dawn M Klein

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:8

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  36. Content type: Research

    A well designed randomized clinical trial rates as the highest level of evidence for a particular intervention's efficacy. Randomization, a fundamental feature of clinical trials design, is a process invoking the...

    Authors: Sarra L Hedden, Robert F Woolson and Robert J Malcolm

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:6

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  37. Content type: Research

    In France outpatient centres for the care of alcoholics are healthcare establishments providing medical, psychological and social support. Although they meet the practical needs of these patients, their degree...

    Authors: Bertrand Nalpas, Florence Matelak, Sandrine Martin, Isabelle Boulze, Jean-Louis Balmes and Corinne Crouzet

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:5

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  38. Content type: Research

    Establishing more sensible measures to treat cocaine-addicted mothers and their children is essential for improving U.S. drug policy. Favorable post-natal environments have moderated potential deleterious pren...

    Authors: Harvey J Ginsburg, Paul Raffeld, Kelly L Alanis and Angela S Boyce

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:4

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  39. Content type: Review

    This paper addresses the growing phenomena of therapeutic community (TC) treatment approaches for women in correctional settings. Although rapidly increasing in number across the country, there is very little ...

    Authors: Michele J Eliason

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:3

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  40. Content type: Research

    Although little evidence supports cannabis-induced amotivational syndrome, sources continue to assert that the drug saps motivation [1], which may guide current prohibitions. Few studies report low motivation in ...

    Authors: Sara Smucker Barnwell, Mitch Earleywine and Rand Wilcox

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:2

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  41. Content type: Editorial

    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy (SATPP) is an open access, peer-reviewed international journal of original research and scholarship that focuses on policy issues in the treatment and prevention ...

    Authors: Stephan Arndt

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2006 1:1

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