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Illicit and nonmedical drug use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2013-12)
The racial/ethnic composition of the United States is shifting rapidly, with non-Hispanic Asian-Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders (NHs/PIs), and mixed-race individuals the fastest growing segments of the population. ...
Referring heroin users from compulsory detoxification centers to community methadone maintenance treatment: a comparison of three models.
(BMC Public Health, 2013-08-13)
BACKGROUND: Both compulsory detoxification treatment and community-based methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) exist for heroin addicts in China. We aim to examine the effectiveness of three intervention models for referring ...
Suicide and substance use among female veterans: a need for research.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2014-03)
The number of female veterans is increasing. Veterans Administration (VA) enrollment increased over 40% from past eras. However, little research has focused on their mental health. We reviewed literature to examine associations ...
A randomized controlled trial of standard versus intensified tuberculosis diagnostics on treatment decisions by physicians in Northern Tanzania.
(BMC Infect Dis, 2014-02-20)
BACKGROUND: Routine tuberculosis culture remains unavailable in many high-burden areas, including Tanzania. This study sought to determine the impact of providing mycobacterial culture results over standard of care ...
Trends and Correlates of Cannabis-involved Emergency Department Visits: 2004 to 2011.
(Journal of addiction medicine, 2016-11)
To examine trends and correlates of cannabis-involved emergency department (ED) visits in the United States from 2004 to 2011.Data were obtained from the 2004 to 2011 Drug Abuse Warning Network. We analyzed trend ...
Traditional medicine practices among community members with diabetes mellitus in Northern Tanzania: an ethnomedical survey.
(BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 2016-08-11)
Diabetes is a growing burden in sub-Saharan Africa where traditional medicines (TMs) remain a primary form of healthcare in many settings. In Tanzania, TMs are frequently used to treat non-communicable diseases, yet little ...
Trends in cannabis use disorders among racial/ethnic population groups in the United States.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2016-08)
BACKGROUND:Minority groups generally experience more disparities than whites in behavioral healthcare use. The population of racial/ethnic groups is growing faster than whites. Given increased concerns of cannabis use (CU) ...
Gaps in Hypertension Guidelines in Low- and Middle-Income Versus High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review.
(Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979), 2016-12)
Identifying substance misuse in primary care: TAPS Tool compared to the WHO ASSIST.
(Journal of substance abuse treatment, 2017-05)
There is a need for screening and brief assessment instruments to identify primary care patients with substance use problems. This study's aim was to examine the performance of a two-step screening and brief assessment ...
Prevalence and correlates of treatment utilization among adults with cannabis use disorder in the United States.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2017-08)
The increase in cannabis potency may have treatment implications for cannabis use disorder (CUD). Given the reported increase in prevalence of cannabis use among adults, there is a need to understand substance use treatment ...