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  1. Understanding client perspectives on treatment is increasingly recognized as key to improving care. Yet information on the perceptions and experiences of workers with private insurance coverage who receive hel...

    Authors: Elizabeth L Merrick, Sharon Reif, Deirdre Hiatt, Dominic Hodgkin, Constance M Horgan and Grant Ritter

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:4

    Content type: Research

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  2. Earlier results concerning alcohol consumption of bereaved persons are contradictory. The aim of the present study was to analyze the relationship between bereavement and alcohol consumption accounting for tim...

    Authors: János Pilling, Barna Konkolÿ Thege, Zsolt Demetrovics and Mária S Kopp

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:3

    Content type: Short Report

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  3. Several former Soviet countries have witnessed the rapid emergence of major epidemics of injection drug use (IDU) and associated HIV/HCV, suggesting that immigrants from the former Soviet Union (FSU) may be at...

    Authors: Honoria Guarino, Sarah K Moore, Lisa A Marsch and Sal Florio

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  4. With HIV prevalence estimated at 20% among female injecting drug users (IDUs) in St. Petersburg, Russia, there is a critical need to address the HIV risks of this at-risk population. This study characterized H...

    Authors: Wendee M Wechsberg, Evgeny Krupitsky, Tatiana Romanova, Edwin Zvartau, Tracy L Kline, Felicia A Browne, Rachel Middlesteadt Ellerson, Georgiy Bobashev, William A Zule and Hendrée E Jones

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:1

    Content type: Research

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  5. Crack pipe sharing can increase health risks among people who use drugs, yet the reasons for sharing these pipes have not been well described. Therefore, we sought to identify the prevalence and correlates of ...

    Authors: Lianping Ti, Jane Buxton, Evan Wood, Ruth Zhang, Julio Montaner and Thomas Kerr

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:34

    Content type: Short Report

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  6. Nearly four-fifths of estimated 1.1 million smokers live in low or middle-income countries. We aimed to provide national estimates for Nepal on tobacco use prevalence, its distribution across demographic, soci...

    Authors: Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy, N Ramakrishnareddy, HN Harsha Kumar, Brijesh Sathian and John T Arokiasamy

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:33

    Content type: Research

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  7. The popularity of using the Internet and related applications has grown in Arabic countries in recent years. Despite numerous advantages in terms of optimizing communications among individuals and social syste...

    Authors: Yasser Khazaal, Anne Chatton, Khodor Atwi, Daniele Zullino, Riaz Khan and Joël Billieux

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:32

    Content type: Research

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  8. Much research has shown an association between homelessness and unstable housing and HIV risk but most has relied on relatively narrow definitions of housing status that preclude a deeper understanding of this...

    Authors: Julia Dickson-Gomez, Timothy McAuliffe, Mark Convey, Margaret Weeks and Jill Owczarzak

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:31

    Content type: Research

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  9. Effective approaches to the prevention and treatment of substance abuse among mothers have been developed but not widely implemented. Implementation studies suggest that the adoption of evidence-based practice...

    Authors: Susan M Jack, Maureen Dobbins, Wendy Sword, Gabriela Novotna, Sandy Brooks, Ellen L Lipman and Alison Niccols

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:29

    Content type: Research

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  10. Chronic medical diseases require regular and longitudinal care and self-management for effective treatment. When chronic diseases include substance use disorders, care and treatment of both the medical and add...

    Authors: Sharon Reif, MaryJo Larson, Debbie M Cheng, Donald Allensworth-Davies, Jeffrey Samet and Richard Saitz

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:28

    Content type: Research

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  11. Racket sports are typically not associated with doping. Despite the common characteristics of being non-contact and mostly individual, racket sports differ in their physiological demands, which might be reflec...

    Authors: Miran Kondric, Damir Sekulic, Andrea Petroczi, Ljerka Ostojic, Jelena Rodek and Zdenko Ostojic

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:27

    Content type: Research

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  12. There is substantial evidence to support the association between tuberculosis (TB) and tobacco smoking and that the smoking-related immunological abnormalities in TB are reversible within six weeks of cessatio...

    Authors: Ahmed Awaisu, Mohamad Haniki Nik Mohamed, Noorliza Mohamad Noordin, Noorizan Abd Aziz, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Abdul Razak Muttalif and Aziah Ahmad Mahayiddin

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:26

    Content type: Research

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  13. Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa and the 8th most populous in the world with a population of over 154 million, does not have current data on substance abuse treatment demand and treatment facilitie...

    Authors: Peter O Onifade, Edward B Somoye, Olorunfemi O Ogunwobi, Adegboyega Ogunwale, Akinwande O Akinhanmi and Taiwo A Adamson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:25

    Content type: Research

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  14. Building on its National Tobacco Control Policy initiated in 2000, Vietnam is currently considering introducing a comprehensive law to strengthen the implementation of tobacco control policy. This study analys...

    Authors: Hideki Higashi, Tuan A Khuong, Anh D Ngo and Peter S Hill

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:24

    Content type: Research

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  15. Areca nut is the seed of fruit oriental palm known as Areca catechu. Many adverse effects of nut chewing have been well documented in the medical literature. As these nuts are mixed with some other substances lik...

    Authors: Saira S Mirza, Kashif Shafique, Priya Vart and Moin I Arain

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:23

    Content type: Research

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  16. Despite the importance of heavy drinking and alcohol dependence among patients with opiate and cocaine dependence, few studies have evaluated specific interventions within this group. The aim of the present st...

    Authors: Nelson Feldman, Anne Chatton, Riaz Khan, Yasser Khazaal and Daniele Zullino

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:22

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2013 8:28

  17. The percentage of Latino clients entering outpatient substance abuse treatment (OSAT) in the United States has increased significantly in the past 10 years. Evidence suggests that a lack of services in Spanish...

    Authors: Erick G Guerrero, Karen B Pan, Andrew Curtis and Erica L Lizano

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  18. An advantage of randomised response and non-randomised models investigating sensitive issues arises from the characteristic that individual answers about discriminating behaviour cannot be linked to the indivi...

    Authors: Andrea Petróczi, Tamás Nepusz, Paul Cross, Helen Taft, Syeda Shah, Nawed Deshmukh, Jay Schaffer, Maryann Shane, Christiana Adesanwo, James Barker and Declan P Naughton

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:20

    Content type: Methodology

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  19. There are hardly any studies carried out in Pakistan on the usage of benzodiazepines at the level of community. This research was aimed to determine the frequency of benzodiazepine use, along with its associat...

    Authors: Saleem P Iqbal, Syed Ahmer, Salima Farooq, Yasmin Parpio, Ambreen Tharani, Rashid AM Khan and Mohammad Zaman

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:19

    Content type: Research

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  20. Research over the last decade has focused almost exclusively on the association between electronic music and MDMA (3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine or "ecstasy") or other stimulant drug use in clubs. Less att...

    Authors: Tina Van Havere, Wouter Vanderplasschen, Jan Lammertyn, Eric Broekaert and Mark Bellis

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:18

    Content type: Research

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  21. The Relapse Prevention (RP) model has been a mainstay of addictions theory and treatment since its introduction three decades ago. This paper provides an overview and update of RP for addictive behaviors with ...

    Authors: Christian S Hendershot, Katie Witkiewitz, William H George and G Alan Marlatt

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:17

    Content type: Review

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  22. K2 or "spice" has emerged as a popular legal alternative to marijuana among adolescents and young adults. However, no data has been published assessing prevalence of and associations with ever K2 use in any po...

    Authors: Xingdi Hu, Brian A Primack, Tracey E Barnett and Robert L Cook

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:16

    Content type: Short Report

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  23. Excessive alcohol consumption in underage people is a rising phenomenon. A major proportion of the disease burden and deaths of young people in developed nations is attributable to alcohol abuse. The aim of th...

    Authors: Luigi Gallimberti, Sonia Chindamo, Alessandra Buja, Giovanni Forza, Federica Tognazzo, Laura Galasso, Angela Vinelli and Vincenzo Baldo

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:15

    Content type: Research

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  24. The present study examined whether craving as measured by the obsessive-compulsive drinking scale (OCDS) predict long-term outcome in alcohol-dependent inpatients.

    Authors: Peggy Schmidt, Claudia Helten and Michael Soyka

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:14

    Content type: Research

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  25. In order to evaluate the one-year evolution of web-based information on alcohol dependence, we re-assessed alcohol-related sites in July 2007 with the same evaluating tool that had been used to assess these si...

    Authors: Olivier Coquard, Sebastien Fernandez, Daniele Zullino and Yasser Khazaal

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:13

    Content type: Short Report

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  26. Adolescent participation in leisure activities is developmentally beneficial, but certain activities may increase health compromising behaviours, such as tobacco smoking. A limited range of leisure activities ...

    Authors: Hui Guo, Anthony I Reeder, Rob McGee and Helen Darling

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:12

    Content type: Research

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  27. In the United States, among those entering opioid treatment programs (OTPs), prescription opioid (PO) abusers tend to be younger than heroin users. Admissions of older persons to OTPs have been increasing, and...

    Authors: Charles M Cleland, Andrew Rosenblum, Chunki Fong and Carleen Maxwell

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:11

    Content type: Research

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  28. Despite the growing body of literature and putative links between the use of ergogenic nutritional supplements, doping and illicit drugs, it remains unclear whether, in athletes' minds, doping aligns with illi...

    Authors: Andrea Petróczi, Jason Mazanov and Declan P Naughton

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:10

    Content type: Research

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  29. Data from the US indicates that methadone-maintained populations are aging, with an increase of patients aged 50 or older. Data from European methadone populations is sparse. This retrospective cohort study so...

    Authors: Kenneth M Dürsteler-MacFarland, Marc Vogel, Gerhard A Wiesbeck and Sylvie A Petitjean

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:9

    Content type: Research

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  30. Alcohol and drug prevention is high on the public health agenda in many countries. An increasing trend is the call for evidence-based practice. In Sweden in 2002 an innovative project portfolio including an in...

    Authors: Charli Eriksson, Susanna Geidne, Madelene Larsson and Camilla Pettersson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:8

    Content type: Research

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  31. Human xylazine use in Puerto Rico merits particular attention for its unprecedented scale and depth. Although Puerto Rican injecting drug users (IDUs) have reported using this drug since the early 2000s, littl...

    Authors: Rafael A Torruella

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:7

    Content type: Short Report

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  32. Methadone treatment was introduced in Taiwan in 2006 as a harm-reduction program in response to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which is endemic among Taiwanese heroin users. The present study was aime...

    Authors: Tony Szu-Hsien Lee, Hsi-Che Shen, Wei-Hsin Wu, Chun-Wei Huang, Muh-Yong Yen, Bo-En Wang, Peing Chuang, Chien-Yu Shih, Ying-Chun Chou and Yi-Lien Liu

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:6

    Content type: Research

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  33. Although evidence indicates a strong association between depressive symptoms and smoking among host and migrant adults, less is known about this relationship among young ethnic minority groups in Europe. This ...

    Authors: Ceren Z Acartürk, Vera Nierkens, Charles Agyemang and Karien Stronks

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:5

    Content type: Research

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  34. The health risks of crack cocaine smoking in public settings have not been well described. We sought to identify factors associated with public crack smoking, and assess the potential for a supervised inhalati...

    Authors: Kora DeBeck, Jane Buxton, Thomas Kerr, Jiezhi Qi, Julio Montaner and Evan Wood

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:4

    Content type: Research

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  35. Australia has one of the highest rates of methamphetamine use in the world; however, treatment access for methamphetamine is comparatively low. This descriptive study aimed to identify patterns of treatment ut...

    Authors: Pauline Kenny, Angela Harney, Nicole K Lee and Amy Pennay

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:3

    Content type: Research

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  36. The objective of this study is to examine self-reported drug use among staff at licensed premises, types of drugs used, attitudes towards drugs, and observed drug use among guests. Results are presented from t...

    Authors: Johanna Gripenberg Abdon, Eva Wallin and Sven Andréasson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:2

    Content type: Research

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  37. Efforts for drug free sport include developing a better understanding of the behavioural determinants that underline doping with an increased interest in developing anti-doping prevention and intervention prog...

    Authors: Andrea Petróczi and Tamás Nepusz

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2011 6:1

    Content type: Short Report

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  38. This study investigates the use of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) among a national representative sample of high school students in Iceland. We test several hypotheses drawn from three perspectives. The fi...

    Authors: Thorolfur Thorlindsson and Vidar Halldorsson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:32

    Content type: Research

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  39. There is a lack of consensus in the addiction treatment literature regarding the definition of substance abuse "recovery".

    Authors: Karen Dodge, Barbara Krantz and Paul J Kenny

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:31

    Content type: Short Report

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  40. Alcohol habits are more rarely addressed than other health behavior topics in Swedish health care. This study examined whether differences between topics could be explained by their different associations with...

    Authors: Kozma Ahacic, Peter Allebeck and Kerstin Damström Thakker

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:30

    Content type: Research

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  41. Tobacco smoking issues in developing countries are usually taught non-systematically as and when the topic arose. The World Health Organisation and Global Health Professional Student Survey (GHPSS) have sugges...

    Authors: Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy, Sushil Suri, Ritesh G Menezes, HN Harsha Kumar, Mahbubur Rahman, Md R Islam, Xavier V Pereira, Mohsin Shah, Brijesh Sathian, Ullasa Shetty and Vina R Vaswani

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:29

    Content type: Research

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  42. Despite high levels of substance use disorders in Cape Town, substance abuse treatment utilization is low among people from disadvantaged communities in Cape Town, South Africa. To improve substance abuse trea...

    Authors: Bronwyn J Myers, Johann Louw and Sonja C Pasche

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:28

    Content type: Research

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  43. Adolescent health is a growing concern. High rates of binge drinking and teenage pregnancies, documented in the UK, are two measures defining poor wellbeing. Improving wellbeing through schools is a priority b...

    Authors: Penelope A Phillips-Howard, Mark A Bellis, Linford B Briant, Hayley Jones, Jennifer Downing, Imogen E Kelly, Timothy Bird and Penny A Cook

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:27

    Content type: Research

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  44. The Health Department of the Regional Government of Catalonia, Spain, issued a quality plan for substance abuse centers. The objective of this paper is to evaluate the impact of a multidimensional quality impr...

    Authors: Pilar Hilarion, Oliver Groene, Joan Colom, Rosa M Lopez and Rosa Suñol

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:26

    Content type: Research

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  45. This prospective study investigated the association between life-long methamphetamine and other drug use and high school non-attendance, in a sample of high school students in Cape Town, South Africa.

    Authors: Andreas Plüddemann, Alan J Flisher, Rebecca McKetin, Charles D Parry and Carl J Lombard

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:25

    Content type: Research

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  46. Out-of-school adolescents are often neglected when planning for tobacco prevention programmes whereas they are more vulnerable. Few studies exist in Nigeria about their pattern of tobacco use to serve as the b...

    Authors: Akindele O Adebiyi, Babalola Faseru, Adesola O Sangowawa and Eme T Owoaje

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:24

    Content type: Research

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  47. Injection drug users (IDUs) are at high risk for HIV, hepatitis, overdose and other harms. Greater drug treatment availability has been shown to reduce these harms among IDUs. Yet, little is known about change...

    Authors: Barbara Tempalski, Charles M Cleland, Enrique R Pouget, Sudip Chatterjee and Samuel R Friedman

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:23

    Content type: Research

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  48. Psychological distress (PD) includes symptoms of depression and anxiety and is associated with considerable emotional suffering, social dysfunction and, often, with problematic alcohol use. The rate of current...

    Authors: Tassy Parker, Marcello A Maviglia, Phyllis Trujillo Lewis, J Phillip Gossage and Philip A May

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:22

    Content type: Research

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  49. The rate of women with substance abuse issues is increasing. Women present with a unique constellation of risk factors and presenting needs, which may include specific needs in their role as mothers. Numerous ...

    Authors: Karen Milligan, Alison Niccols, Wendy Sword, Lehana Thabane, Joanna Henderson, Ainsley Smith and Jennifer Liu

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010 5:21

    Content type: Research

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