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    • Alcohol use disorders and the use of treatment services among college-age young adults. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Pilowsky, Daniel J; Schlenger, William E; Hasin, Deborah (Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 2007-02)
      OBJECTIVES:This study examined the utilization of and the perceived need for alcohol treatment services among college-age young adults (18-22 years) according to their educational status: full-time college students, part-time ...
    • Concurrent use of methamphetamine, MDMA, LSD, ketamine, GHB, and flunitrazepam among American youths. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Schlenger, William E; Galvin, Deborah M (Drug and alcohol dependence, 2006-09)
      The magnitude and the characteristics of the use of methamphetamine, MDMA (Ecstasy), LSD (d-lysergic acid diethylamide), ketamine, GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyrate), and flunitrazepam (Rohypnol) were examined in a probability ...
    • High prevalence of substance use disorders among adolescents who use marijuana and inhalants. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Pilowsky, Daniel J; Schlenger, William E (Drug and alcohol dependence, 2005-04)
      BACKGROUND: We examined the association between the use of inhalants, marijuana, and other drugs and recent DSM-IV substance use disorders among adolescents aged 12-17 years. METHODS: Data were drawn from 2000 to 2001 National ...
    • Inhalant abuse and dependence among adolescents in the United States. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Pilowsky, Daniel J; Schlenger, William E (Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2004-10)
      To examine the patterns of inhalant use and correlates of the progression from inhalant use to abuse and dependence among adolescents aged 12 to 17.Study data were drawn from the 2000 and 2001 National Household Surveys ...
    • Injection drug use among stimulant users in a national sample. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Pilowsky, Daniel J; Wechsberg, Wendee M; Schlenger, William E (The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse, 2004-01)
      OBJECTIVE:This study examined the correlates of injection drug use (IDU) in a community sample of psychostimulant users. Factors related to the cessation of illicit drug use and substance abuse service utilization were also ...
    • Misuse of methamphetamine and prescription stimulants among youths and young adults in the community. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Pilowsky, Daniel J; Schlenger, William E; Galvin, Deborah M (Drug and alcohol dependence, 2007-07)
      Gender differences in the prevalence and characteristics of misuse of methamphetamine (meth) and prescription stimulants were examined in a representative US sample of youths and young adults aged 16-25 (N=24,409).Stimulant ...
    • Private health insurance coverage for substance abuse and mental health services, 1995 to 1998. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Schlenger, William E (Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 2004-02)
      Four years of data from the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse were combined to examine the characteristics of underinsurance in a sample of privately insured Americans aged 18 to 64. Among these adults, 38 percent ...
    • Psychostimulant dependence in a community sample. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Schlenger, William E (Substance use & misuse, 2003-01)
      OBJECTIVE:To examine the prevalence of psychostimulant dependence and the characteristics associated with nonmedical users' development of dependence. METHODS:The study sample was drawn from the 1995 to 1998 National Household ...
    • Substance use, dependence, and service utilization among the US uninsured nonelderly population. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Kouzis, Anthony C; Schlenger, William E (American journal of public health, 2003-12)
      OBJECTIVES:We examined the prevalence and correlates of substance use, dependence, and service utilization among uninsured persons aged 12 to 64 years. METHODS:We drew study data from the 1998 National Household Survey on ...
    • The relationship between employment and substance use among students aged 12 to 17. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Schlenger, William E; Galvin, Deborah M (The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2003-01)
      PURPOSE:To examine the association between employment status and substance use among students aged 12 to 17 years. METHODS:Secondary analysis of data from the 1995 and 1996 National Household Surveys on Drug Abuse was conducted. ...
    • Use of nitrite inhalants ("poppers") among American youth. 

      Wu, Li-Tzy; Schlenger, William E; Ringwalt, Chris L (The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2005-07)
      PURPOSE: We examined the patterns and correlates of nitrite inhalant use among adolescents aged 12 to 17 years. METHODS: Study data were drawn from the 2000 and 2001 National Household Surveys on Drug Abuse. Logistic regression ...