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Substance use disorders and co-morbidities among Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
(Psychological Medicine, 2015-01-01)
© Cambridge University Press 2014. Background Asian Americans (AAs) and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders (NHs/PIs) are the fastest growing segments of the US population. However, their population sizes are small, and thus ...
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 ...
Depressive symptoms, substance use, and HIV-related high-risk behaviors among opioid-dependent individuals: results from the Clinical Trials Network.
(Substance use & misuse, 2011-01)
The sample included 343 opioid-dependent adults enrolled in two national multisite studies of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN001-002). Opioid-dependent individuals were recruited from 12 sites ...
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 ...
Patterns of tobacco use and tobacco-related psychiatric morbidity and substance use among middle-aged and older adults in the United States.
(Aging & mental health, 2012-01-31)
To examine prevalence of tobacco use and identify psychiatric symptoms and substance use correlates of tobacco use comparing adults 50-64 years of age with those 65+ years of age (N = 10,891).Data were from the 2008-2009 ...
Drs. Blazer and Wu reply
(American Journal of Psychiatry, 2010-01-01)
The construct and measurement equivalence of cocaine and opioid dependences: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) study.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2009-08)
INTRODUCTION:Although DSM-IV criteria are widely used in making diagnoses of substance use disorders, gaps exist regarding diagnosis classification, use of dependence criteria, and effects of measurement bias on diagnosis ...
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 ...