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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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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