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  1. Cognitive deficits and multiple psychoactive drug regimens are both common in patients treated for opioid-dependence. Therefore, we examined whether the cognitive performance of patients in opioid-substitution...

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

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:45

    Content type: Research

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  2. Methamphetamine (METH) use, especially in females, has become a growing public health concern in China. In this study, we aimed to characterize the factors that contributed to drug craving in female METH users...

    Authors: Wenwen Shen, Yu Liu, Longhui Li, Yisheng Zhang and Wenhua Zhou

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:44

    Content type: Research

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  3. Research on substance abuse treatment services in general reflects substantial attention to the notion of treatment process. Despite the growing popularity of process studies, only a few researchers have used ...

    Authors: Ilse Goethals, Wouter Vanderplasschen, Stijn Vandevelde and Eric Broekaert

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:43

    Content type: Research

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  4. Alcohol problems are a major health issue in Nepal and remain under diagnosed. Increase in consumption are due to many factors, including advertising, pricing and availability, but accurate information is lack...

    Authors: Bickram Pradhan, François Chappuis, Dharanidhar Baral, Prahlad Karki, Suman Rijal, Antoine Hadengue and Pascal Gache

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:42

    Content type: Research

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  5. Responsible beverage service (RBS) training designed to improve the appropriate service of alcohol in commercial establishments is typically delivered in workshops. Recently, Web-based RBS training programs ha...

    Authors: Brian G Danaher, Jack Dresser, Tracy Shaw, Herbert H Severson, Milagra S Tyler, Elisabeth D Maxwell and Steve M Christiansen

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:41

    Content type: Methodology

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  6. Many studies reported that brief interventions are effective in reducing excessive drinking. This study aimed to assess the efficacy of a protocol of brief intervention for college students (BASICS), delivered...

    Authors: Alexandre Fachini, Poliana P Aliane, Edson Z Martinez and Erikson F Furtado

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:40

    Content type: Research

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  7. Perception of neighborhood social environment can influence an individual’s susceptibility to drug dependence. However, this has never been examined with a jailed sample, where frequent transitions between loc...

    Authors: Jessica D Rogers, Megha Ramaswamy, Chin-I Cheng, Kimber Richter and Patricia J Kelly

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:39

    Content type: Research

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  8. The aim of the present study was to investigate epidemiological data about cigarette smoking in relation with risk and preventive factors among Greek adolescents.

    Authors: Dionisios G Spyratos, Despoina T Pelagidou, Diamantis Chloros, Anna-Bettina Haidich, Eleni Karetsi, Christina Koubaniou, Stavros Konstantopoulos, Konstantinos Gourgoulianis and Lazaros T Sichletidis

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:38

    Content type: Research

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  9. Sweden has had a restrictive alcohol policy, but there are gender and geographical differences in alcohol consumption and injury rates within the country. Whether and how the Swedish alcohol environment influe...

    Authors: Richard A Dale, Marie Hasselberg, Max Petzold and Gunnel Hensing

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:36

    Content type: Research

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  10. Adaptations to evidence-based substance abuse treatment programs may impact their effectiveness. A qualitative study of MET/CBT-5 implementation in community agencies treating adolescents found that the majori...

    Authors: Katherine J Riley, Priya Srikanth, Dongseok Choi and Dennis McCarty

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:35

    Content type: Research

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  11. Increasing evidence suggests that culturally and linguistically responsive programs may improve substance abuse treatment outcomes among Latinos. However, little is known about whether individual practices or ...

    Authors: Erick G Guerrero, Michael Campos, Darren Urada and Joy C Yang

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:34

    Content type: Short Report

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  12. High risk drinking is linked with high rates of physical harm. The reported incidence of alcohol - related trauma among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Northern Territory is the highest in ...

    Authors: Rama Jayaraj, Mahiban Thomas, Valerie Thomson, Carolyn Griffin, Luke Mayo, Megan Whitty, Peter d’Abbs and Tricia Nagel

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:33

    Content type: Review

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  13. Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT) is one of the popular choices for drug substitution therapy and is fairly new in Malaysia. Aside from its role in harm reduction against HIV infection, MMT programme may pot...

    Authors: Nizam Baharom, Mohd Rohaizat Hassan, Norsiah Ali and Shamsul Azhar Shah

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:32

    Content type: Research

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  14. General practitioners (GPs) and nurses are ideally placed to address the significant unmet demand for the treatment of cannabis-related problems given the numbers of people who regularly seek their care. The a...

    Authors: Melissa M Norberg, Peter Gates, Paul Dillon, David J Kavanagh, Ramesh Manocha and Jan Copeland

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:31

    Content type: Research

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  15. Research suggests that ACEs have a long-term impact on the behavioral, emotional, and cognitive development of children. These disruptions can lead to adoption of unhealthy coping behaviors throughout the life...

    Authors: Tara W Strine, Valerie J Edwards, Shanta R Dube, Morton Wagenfeld, Satvinder Dhingra, Angela Witt Prehn, Sandra Rasmussen, Lela McKnight-Eily and Janet B Croft

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:30

    Content type: Research

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  16. The literature indicates that peer relations are an important aspect of the treatment and recovery of adolescents with substance use disorder (SUD). Unfortunately, no standard measure of peer relations exists....

    Authors: Ping Yao, James R Ciesla, Kathryn D Mazurek and Sherilynn F Spear

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:29

    Content type: Research

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  17. Raising prices through taxation on tobacco and alcohol products is a common strategy to raise revenues and reduce consumption. However, taxation policies are product specific, focusing either on alcohol or tob...

    Authors: Deborah L McLellan, Dominic Hodgkin, Pebbles Fagan, Sharon Reif and Constance M Horgan

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:28

    Content type: Research

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  18. Among military personnel alcohol consumption and binge-drinking have increased but cigarette smoking has declined in the recent past. Although there is a strong association between smoking and PTSD the associa...

    Authors: Varuni Asanka de Silva, Nicholas ELW Jayasekera and Raveen Hanwella

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:27

    Content type: Research

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  19. We pursue two primary goals in this article: (1) to test a methodology and develop a dataset on U.S. local-level alcohol policy ordinances, and (2) to evaluate the presence, comprehensiveness, and stringency o...

    Authors: Sue Thomas, Mallie J Paschall, Joel W Grube, Carol Cannon and Ryan Treffers

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:26

    Content type: Research

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  20. Information on the impact of available interventions that address adolescent substance use and delinquency can inform investment choices. This article aims to identify and evaluate early interventions that tar...

    Authors: Tara Carney and Bronwyn Myers

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:25

    Content type: Review

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  21. Alcohol misuse is more prevalent among military populations. Association between PTSD and heavy drinking have been reported in many studies. Most of the studies on alcohol use among military personnel are from...

    Authors: Raveen Hanwella, Varuni Asanka de Silva and Nicholas E L W Jayasekera

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:24

    Content type: Research

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  22. Children from substance-affected families show an elevated risk for developing own substance-related or other mental disorders. Therefore, they are an important target group for preventive efforts. So far, suc...

    Authors: Sonja Bröning, Karol Kumpfer, Katja Kruse, Peter-Michael Sack, Ines Schaunig-Busch, Sylvia Ruths, Diana Moesgen, Ellen Pflug, Michael Klein and Rainer Thomasius

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:23

    Content type: Review

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  23. In South Africa, district social service offices are often the first point of entry into the substance abuse treatment system. Despite this, little is known about the profile of people presenting with substanc...

    Authors: Nadine Harker Burnhams, Siphokazi Dada and Bronwyn Myers

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:22

    Content type: Research

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  24. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of perceived stress, depressive symptoms and religiosity with frequent alcohol consumption and problem drinking among freshmen university students from ...

    Authors: Rene Sebena, Walid El Ansari, Christiane Stock, Olga Orosova and Rafael T Mikolajczyk

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:21

    Content type: Research

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  25. To date, no study on smoking behavior of medical students in Inner Mongolia has been reported. The aim of the present study was to determine the 1-month prevalence of and factors associated with daily smoking ...

    Authors: Jiang Bian, Maolin Du, Zhiyue Liu, Yancun Fan, Yuki Eshita and Juan Sun

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:20

    Content type: Research

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  26. There is significant interest in the value of motivational approaches that enhance participant readiness to change, but less is known about clients’ self-reports of problematic behavior when participating in s...

    Authors: David B Rosengren, Blair Beadnell, Mark Nason, Pamela A Stafford and Ray Daugherty

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:19

    Content type: Research

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  27. Football (soccer) is one of the most popular sports in the world, including Europe. It is associated with important betting activities. A common belief, widely spread among those who participate in gambling ac...

    Authors: Yasser Khazaal, Anne Chatton, Joël Billieux, Lucio Bizzini, Grégoire Monney, Emmanuelle Fresard, Gabriel Thorens, Guido Bondolfi, Nady El-Guebaly, Daniele Zullino and Riaz Khan

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:18

    Content type: Short Report

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  28. Cognitive factors associated with drinking behavior such as positive alcohol expectancies, self-efficacy, perception of impaired control over drinking and perception of drinking problems are considered to have...

    Authors: Toru Sawayama, Junichi Yoneda, Katsutoshi Tanaka, Norihito Shirakawa, Enami Sawayama, Taichiro Ikeda, Susumu Higuchi and Hitoshi Miyaoka

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:17

    Content type: Research

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  29. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) aims to provide affordable health insurance and expanded health care coverage for some 32 million Americans. The PPACA makes provisions for using technolo...

    Authors: Todd Molfenter, Victor A Capoccia, Michael G Boyle and Carol K Sherbeck

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:16

    Content type: Short Report

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  30. One in three young people use cannabis in Canada. Cannabis use can be associated with a variety of health problems which occur primarily among intensive/frequent users. Availability and effectiveness of conven...

    Authors: Benedikt Fischer, Wayne Jones, Paul Shuper and Jürgen Rehm

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:15

    Content type: Short Report

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  31. Substance use disorders seem to be an under considered health problem amongst the elderly. The Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST), was developed by the World Health Organization...

    Authors: Riaz Khan, Anne Chatton, Gabriel Thorens, Sophia Achab, Audrey Nallet, Barbara Broers, Gerard Calzada, Vladimir Poznyak, Daniele Zullino and Yasser Khazaal

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:14

    Content type: Research

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  32. Cannabis use among young people is a significant problem, making particularly necessary validated screening instruments that permit secondary prevention. The purpose of this study was to analyze and compare th...

    Authors: Sergio Fernandez-Artamendi, José Ramón Fernández-Hermida, José Muñiz-Fernández, Roberto Secades-Villa and Gloria García-Fernández

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:13

    Content type: Research

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  33. Cholesterol is mainly synthesised in liver and the rate-limiting step is the reduction of 3-hydroxy-3methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) to mevalonate, a reaction catalysed by HMG-CoA reductase (HMGCR). There ...

    Authors: Nina Gårevik, Cristine Skogastierna, Anders Rane and Lena Ekström

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:12

    Content type: Research

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  34. Although methadone has been used for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence for decades, it was not introduced in China or Taiwan until 2000s. Methadone-drug interactions (MDIs) have been shown to caus...

    Authors: Hsin-Ya Lee, Jih-Heng Li, Li-Tzy Wu, Jin-Song Wu, Cheng-Fang Yen and Hsin-Pei Tang

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:11

    Content type: Research

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  35. There is little data on the impact of office-based buprenorphine therapy on criminal activity. The goal of this study was to determine the impact of primary care clinic-based buprenorphine maintenance therapy ...

    Authors: Elizabeth E Harris, Janet Soeffing Jacapraro and Darius A Rastegar

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:10

    Content type: Research

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  36. The HIV epidemic in Manipur, the highest HIV prevalence state of India, is primarily driven by injecting drug use. Reliable estimate of population size of injecting drug users (IDU) is critical for aiding HIV ...

    Authors: Gajendra Kr Medhi, Jagadish Mahanta, Brogen S Akoijam and Rajatashuvra Adhikary

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:9

    Content type: Short Report

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  37. Tobacco has long been known to be one of the most common reasons for sickness and premature deaths in the world. An important aspect of tobacco use is the youth's access to tobacco, and surveillance visits are...

    Authors: Lisa Schölin and Charli Eriksson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:8

    Content type: Research

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  38. During the last few decades the use of club drugs (e.g., cocaine, amphetamines) has been of increased concern in nightlife settings. Traditionally, surveys have been used to estimate the use of club drugs, how...

    Authors: Johanna Gripenberg-Abdon, Tobias H Elgán, Eva Wallin, Marjan Shaafati, Olof Beck and Sven Andréasson

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

    Content type: Research

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  39. To date there has been limited research on both the prevalence of overdose and drug user knowledge about overdose prevention and response methods in China. In addition, there has been no effort to integrate na...

    Authors: Yu Liu, Nicholas Bartlett, Longhui Li, Xiuyi Lv, Yahai Zhang and Wenhua Zhou

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:6

    Content type: Research

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  40. Availability is an important predictor of early and excessive alcohol consumption by adolescents. Many countries have implemented age limits to prevent underage purchases of alcohol. However, shop-floor compli...

    Authors: Jordy F Gosselt, Joris J Van Hoof and Menno DT De Jong

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012 7:5

    Content type: Research

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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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