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Nonmedical stimulant use among young Asian-Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals aged 12-34 years in the United States.
(Journal of psychiatric research, 2014-12)
There are concerns over nonmedical use of prescription stimulants among youths, but little is known about the extent of use among young Asian-Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders (NHs/PIs), and mixed-race individuals-the ...
Hallucinogen-related disorders in a national sample of adolescents: the influence of ecstasy/MDMA use.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2009-09)
To present the prevalence and correlates of hallucinogen use disorders (HUDs: abuse or dependence) and subthreshold dependence.The study sample included adolescents aged 12-17 years (N=55,286) who participated in the National ...
Racial/ethnic variations in substance-related disorders among adolescents in the United States.
(Archives of general psychiatry, 2011-11)
While young racial/ethnic groups are the fastest growing population in the United States, data about substance-related disorders among adolescents of various racial/ethnic backgrounds are lacking.To examine the magnitude ...
Illicit and nonmedical drug use among older adults: a review.
(Journal of aging and health, 2011-04)
Substance abuse among older adults is a looming public health concern. The number of Americans aged 50+ years with a substance use disorder is projected to double from 2.8 million in 2002-2006 to 5.7 million in 2020. The ...
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. ...
Using electronic health records data to assess comorbidities of substance use and psychiatric diagnoses and treatment settings among adults.
(Journal of psychiatric research, 2013-04)
To examine prevalences of substance use disorders (SUD) and comprehensive patterns of comorbidities among psychiatric patients ages 18-64 years (N = 40,099) in an electronic health records (EHR) database.DSM-IV diagnoses ...
Datapoints: Use of medications and counseling for depression by Asian and multiple-race adolescents aged 12-17 years.
(Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 2012-09)
Association of MDMA/ecstasy and other substance use with self-reported sexually transmitted diseases among college-aged adults: a national study.
(Public health, 2009-08-04)
MDMA/ecstasy use among college students has increased and reportedly leads to risky sexual behaviours. However, little is known about its association with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). To evaluate this public health ...
Using a latent variable approach to inform gender and racial/ethnic differences in cocaine dependence: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study.
(Journal of substance abuse treatment, 2010-06)
This study applies a latent variable approach to examine gender and racial/ethnic differences in cocaine dependence, to determine the presence of differential item functioning (DIF) or item-response bias to diagnostic questions ...
Construct and differential item functioning in the assessment of prescription opioid use disorders among American adolescents.
(Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2009-05)
OBJECTIVE:To examine the psychometric properties of diagnostic criteria for prescription analgesic opioid use disorders (OUDs) and to identify background predictors of a latent continuum for OUD liability. METHOD:Data were ...