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    • Correlates of handgun carrying among adolescents in the United States. 

      Vaughn, Michael G; Perron, Brian E; Abdon, Arnelyn; Olate, René; Groom, Ralph; Wu, Li-Tzy (Journal of interpersonal violence, 2012-07)
      Weapon-related violence, especially the use of handguns, among adolescents is a serious public health concern. Using public-use data file from the adolescent sample (N = 17,842) in the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and ...
    • Inhalant use among incarcerated adolescents in the United States: prevalence, characteristics, and correlates of use. 

      Howard, Matthew O; Balster, Robert L; Cottler, Linda B; Wu, Li-Tzy; Vaughn, Michael G (Drug and alcohol dependence, 2008-03)
      OBJECTIVE: To characterize patterns and correlates of inhalant use among incarcerated youth. METHOD: Residents (N=723) of 27 Missouri Division of Youth Services facilities completed interviews assessing substance use, psychiatric ...
    • Psychiatric correlates of snuff and chewing tobacco use. 

      Fu, Qiang; Vaughn, Michael G; Wu, Li-Tzy; Heath, Andrew C (PLoS One, 2014)
      Compared to the association between cigarette smoking and psychiatric disorders, relatively little is known about the relationship between smokeless tobacco use and psychiatric disorders. To identify the psychiatric correlates ...
    • Risk profiles among adolescent nonmedical opioid users in the United States. 

      Vaughn, Michael G; Fu, Qiang; Perron, Brian E; Wu, Li-Tzy (Addictive behaviors, 2012-08)
      Although prior research has provided data on nonmedical use of opioids in adolescents, studies examining the heterogeneity of risk are limited. The present study extends prior research by deepening the understanding of adolescent ...
    • The prevalence and clinical significance of inhalant withdrawal symptoms among a national sample. 

      Perron, Brian E; Glass, Joseph E; Ahmedani, Brian K; Vaughn, Michael G; Roberts, Daniel E; Wu, Li-Tzy (Subst Abuse Rehabil, 2011-04)
      BACKGROUND: Inhalants are among the most common and dangerous forms of substance use, but very little research on inhalant use disorders exist. Unlike other substances, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 4th edition ...