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  1. Access to sterile syringes is a proven means of reducing the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), viral hepatitis, and bacterial infections among injection drug users. In many U.S. states and te...

    Authors: GE Macalino, D Dhawan Sachdev, JD Rich, C Becker, LJ Tan, L Beletsky and S Burris

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:13

    Content type: Research

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  2. To assess the impact of instructional guidance in the regular use of use nicotine nasal spray (NNS) on the true use of NNS during the first three weeks of smoking cessation for heavy smokers who are willing to...

    Authors: Laurent Rey, Paul Vaucher, Françoise Secretan, Jean-Pierre Zellweger and Patrick Bodenmann

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:12

    Content type: Research

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  3. This study examined cross-sectional data collected from substance-using female sex workers (FSW) and non-sex workers (non-SW) in Pretoria, South Africa, who entered a randomized controlled trial.

    Authors: Wendee M Wechsberg, Li-Tzy Wu, William A Zule, Charles D Parry, Felicia A Browne, Winnie K Luseno, Tracy Kline and Amanda Gentry

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:11

    Content type: Research

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  4. Drug and alcohol using women leaving prison or jail face many challenges to successful re-integration in the community and are severely hampered in their efforts by the stigma of drug or alcohol use compounded...

    Authors: Juliana van Olphen, Michele J Eliason, Nicholas Freudenberg and Marilyn Barnes

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:10

    Content type: Research

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  5. Street-involved youth are a population at risk of adopting injection as a route of administration, and preventing the transition to injection drug use among street youth represents a public health priority. In...

    Authors: Will Small, Danya Fast, Andrea Krusi, Evan Wood and Thomas Kerr

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:8

    Content type: Research

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  6. There are indications that marijuana is increasingly used to alleviate symptoms and for the treatment of a variety of medical conditions both physical and psychological. The purpose of this study was to descri...

    Authors: Joan L Bottorff, Joy L Johnson, Barbara M Moffat and Tamsin Mulvogue

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:7

    Content type: Research

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  7. Opioid-substitution treatment (OST) for opioid dependence (OD) has proven effective in retaining patients in treatment and reducing illegal opiate abuse and crime. Consequently, the World Health Organization (...

    Authors: Pekka Rapeli, Carola Fabritius, Hely Kalska and Hannu Alho

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:6

    Content type: Research

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  8. Since the mid-1970s, the dominant model for U.S. federal housing policy has shifted from unit-based programs to tenant based vouchers and certificates, intended to allow recipients a choice in their housing an...

    Authors: Julia B Dickson-Gomez, Ellen Cromley, Mark Convey and Helena Hilario

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:5

    Content type: Research

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  9. Knowledge of the correlates of smoking is a first step to successful prevention interventions. The social norms theory hypothesises that students' smoking behaviour is linked to their perception of norms for u...

    Authors: Lionel Riou França, Bertrand Dautzenberg, Bruno Falissard and Michel Reynaud

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:4

    Content type: Research

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  10. Treatment for drug use disorders (DUD) can be effective, but only a small proportion of people with DUD seek or receive treatment. Research on racial and ethnic treatment differences and disparities remains un...

    Authors: Brian E Perron, Orion P Mowbray, Joseph E Glass, Jorge Delva, Michael G Vaughn and Mathew Owen Howard

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:3

    Content type: Research

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  11. Many opiate users entering British prisons require prescribed medication to help them achieve abstinence. This commonly takes the form of a detoxification regime. Previously, a range of detoxification agents h...

    Authors: Laura Sheard, Nat MJ Wright, Hany G El-Sayeh, Clive E Adams, Ryan Li and Charlotte NE Tompkins

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2009 4:1

    Content type: Research

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  12. The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of drug abuse treatment in Peru that used the therapeutic community (TC) model. Program directors and several staff members from all study treatment facilitie...

    Authors: Knowlton Johnson, Zhenfeng Pan, Linda Young, Jude Vanderhoff, Steve Shamblen, Thom Browne, Ken Linfield and Geetha Suresh

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:26

    Content type: Research

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  13. The purpose of this paper is to summarize the psychometric properties of four short screening scales to assess problematic forms of cannabis use: Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS), Cannabis Use Disorders Iden...

    Authors: Daniela Piontek, Ludwig Kraus and Danica Klempova

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:25

    Content type: Review

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  14. The inappropriate use of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) was originally a problem among athletes but AAS are now often used in nonsport situations and by patients attending regular addiction clinics. The ai...

    Authors: Kurt Skårberg, Fred Nyberg and Ingemar Engström

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:24

    Content type: Research

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  15. Cognitive deficits and personality pathology are prevalent in opiate dependence, even during periods of remission, and likely contribute to relapse. Understanding the relationship between the two in vulnerable...

    Authors: James M Prosser, Daniel Eisenberg, Emily E Davey, Matthew Steinfeld, Lisa J Cohen, Edythe D London and Igor I Galynker

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:23

    Content type: Research

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  16. In this commentary we highlight limitations with the way nonmedical use of prescription medications has been measured in U.S. national studies. We also offer an alternative way of conceptualizing the nonmedica...

    Authors: Carol J Boyd and Sean E McCabe

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:22

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. Alcohol dependence comorbid with major depressive disorder poses a major challenge in the clinical setting. The results in the treatment with selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors have been conflicting. Thu...

    Authors: Leea H Muhonen, Jari Lahti, David Sinclair, Jouko Lönnqvist and Hannu Alho

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:20

    Content type: Research

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  18. Illicit methamphetamine use continues to be a public health concern in the United States. The goal of the current study was to use a relatively inexpensive methodology to examine the prevalence and demographic...

    Authors: Todd M Durell, Larry A Kroutil, Paul Crits-Christoph, Nina Barchha and David L Van Brunt

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:19

    Content type: Research

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  19. In general having a parent who smokes or smoked is a strong and consistent predictor of smoking initiation among their children while authoritative parenting style, open communication that demonstrates mutual ...

    Authors: Anna V Wilkinson, Sanjay Shete and Alexander V Prokhorov

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:18

    Content type: Research

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  20. In Finland, buprenorphine (Subutex) is the most abused opioid. In order to curb this problem, many treatment centres transferred ("forced transfer") their buprenorphine patients to the buprenorphine plus nalox...

    Authors: Kaarlo Simojoki, Helena Vorma and Hannu Alho

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:16

    Content type: Research

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  21. This study examined sociodemographic, physical and mental health, and adult and childhood adverse experiences associated with binge drinking in a representative sample of women in the State of California.

    Authors: Christine Timko, Anne Sutkowi, Joanne Pavao and Rachel Kimerling

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:15

    Content type: Research

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  22. Previously developed 'club guidelines' developed for club owners and promoters have tended to focus more on the legislative aspects of clubs, rather than the medical management of unwell clubbers within club e...

    Authors: David M Wood, Shaun L Greene, Graham Alldus, Denise Huggett, Michelle Nicolaou, Kerry Chapman, Fionna Moore, Kim Heather, Nicola Drake and Paul I Dargan

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:14

    Content type: Research

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  23. Missing data due to attrition are rampant in substance abuse clinical trials. However, missing data are often ignored in the presentation of substance abuse clinical trials. This paper demonstrates missing dat...

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

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:13

    Content type: Methodology

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  24. Adolescent substance use continues to be of great global public health concern in many countries with advanced economies. Previous research has shown that substance use among 15–16 year-old-youth has increased...

    Authors: Inga D Sigfusdottir, Alfgeir L Kristjansson, Thorolfur Thorlindsson and John P Allegrante

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:12

    Content type: Research

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  25. In various settings, drug market policing strategies have been found to have unintended negative effects on health service use among injection drug users (IDU). This has prompted calls for more effective coord...

    Authors: Kora DeBeck, Evan Wood, Ruth Zhang, Mark Tyndall, Julio Montaner and Thomas Kerr

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:11

    Content type: Short Report

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  26. Understanding athletes' attitudes and behavioural intentions towards performance enhancement is critical to informing anti-doping intervention strategies. Capturing the complexity of these attitudes beyond ver...

    Authors: Andrea Petróczi, Eugene V Aidman and Tamás Nepusz

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:9

    Content type: Methodology

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  27. An estimated 13 million youths aged 12 to 17 become involved with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs annually. The number of 12- to 17-year olds abusing controlled prescription drugs increased an alarming 212 pe...

    Authors: Richard D Lennox and Marie A Cecchini

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  28. College drinking is a significant public health problem. Although parental monitoring and supervision reduces the risk for alcohol consumption among younger adolescents, few studies have investigated the impac...

    Authors: Amelia M Arria, Vanessa Kuhn, Kimberly M Caldeira, Kevin E O'Grady, Kathryn B Vincent and Eric D Wish

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:6

    Content type: Research

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  29. Healthcare services often use a carbon monoxide (CO) breath test to validate self-reported smoking and to assess reductions in smoking habit. A cut-off level of ≥ 8 parts per million (p.p.m.) is used to identi...

    Authors: Zara C Usmani, Pauline Craig, Deborah Shipton and David Tappin

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:4

    Content type: Research

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  30. Serious substance misuse and dependence is widely seen as damaging to an individual and to society in general. Whereas the medical and society effects of substance misuse are widely described, some commentator...

    Authors: Jason Luty and Sujaa Mary Rajagopal Arokiadass

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:2

    Content type: Research

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  31. Magnesium (Mg) deficiency is common among alcoholics. Earlier research suggests that Mg treatment may help to normalize elevated enzyme activities and some other clinically relevant parameters among alcoholics...

    Authors: Kari Poikolainen and Hannu Alho

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2008 3:1

    Content type: Research

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  32. Accurate prevalence data on cocaine use, that points to where problems exist and the extent of these problems, is necessary to guide the formulation of effective substance abuse policy and practice. The purpos...

    Authors: Charles DH Parry, Andreas Plüddemann and Bronwyn J Myers

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:37

    Content type: Research

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  33. Workers in blue-collar and service occupations smoke at higher rates than workers in white-collar and professional occupations. Occupational stress may explain some of the occupational class differences in smo...

    Authors: Carol B Cunradi, Rob Lipton and Aniruddha Banerjee

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:36

    Content type: Research

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  34. For effective deterrence methods, individual, systemic and situational factors that make an athlete or athlete group more susceptible to doping than others should be fully investigated. Traditional behavioural...

    Authors: Andrea Petróczi

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:34

    Content type: Research

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  35. To examine patterns of mono- versus polydrug abuse, data were obtained from intake records of 69,891 admissions to publicly funded treatment programs in Tennessee between 1998 and 2004. While descriptive stati...

    Authors: Satish Kedia, Marie A Sell and George Relyea

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:33

    Content type: Research

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  36. Emerging evidence suggests that nonmedical use (NMU) of prescription attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications is rising, but many previous investigations have used clinical or regionally bas...

    Authors: Scott P Novak, Larry A Kroutil, Rick L Williams and David L Van Brunt

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:32

    Content type: Research

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  37. International research shows that injecting drug users (IDUs) can encounter many barriers when they try to access drug treatment and other services. However, the existing literature is mostly quantitative and ...

    Authors: Joanne Neale, Laura sheard and Charlotte NE Tompkins

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:31

    Content type: Research

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  38. Several lines of evidence suggest that cocaine expectancy and craving are two related phenomena. The present study assessed this potential link by contrasting reactions to varying degrees of the drug's perceiv...

    Authors: Rinah T Yamamoto, Katherine H Karlsgodt, David Rott, Scott E Lukas and Igor Elman

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:30

    Content type: Research

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  39. The aim of this paper is to provide a systematic review of the literature examining the epidemiology, outcome, and treatment of patients with bipolar disorder and co-occurring substance use disorders (SUDs). A...

    Authors: Michael A Cerullo and Stephen M Strakowski

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2007 2:29

    Content type: Review

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