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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 ...
Alcohol and drug dependence symptom items as brief screeners for substance use disorders: results from the Clinical Trials Network.
(Journal of psychiatric research, 2012-03)
AIM:To address an urgent need for screening of substance use problems in medical settings, we examined substance-specific dependence criteria as potential brief screeners for the detection of patients with a substance use ...
Evaluating brief screeners to discriminate between drug use disorders in a sample of treatment-seeking adults.
(General hospital psychiatry, 2013-01)
OBJECTIVE:The objective was to identify a potential core set of brief screeners for the detection of individuals with a substance use disorder (SUD) in medical settings. METHOD:Data were from two multisite studies that evaluated ...
A dimensional approach to understanding severity estimates and risk correlates of marijuana abuse and dependence in adults.
(International journal of methods in psychiatric research, 2012-06)
While item response theory (IRT) research shows a latent severity trait underlying response patterns of substance abuse and dependence symptoms, little is known about IRT-based severity estimates in relation to clinically ...
Alcohol and drug use disorders among adults in emergency department settings in the United States.
(Annals of emergency medicine, 2012-08)
Improving identification and treatment for substance use disorders is a national priority, but data about various drug use disorders encountered in emergency departments (EDs) are lacking. We examine past-year substance ...