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Lisaniler, Fatma - - 2009
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Beaufrere, Hugues - - 2009
Siddiqui, Nadia - - 2009
The modified therapeutic community (MTC) is one treatment modality developed to meet the needs of the homeless dually diagnosed population. While studies have shown the effectiveness of the MTC, little is known regarding staff perspectives of this modality. Using data from in-depth qualitative interviews, this study examines key staff perspectives ...
Riehman, Kara - - 2009
This study examines patterns of substance use among youth served in systems of care, and how these patterns relate to diagnosis and other youth characteristics using latent class analysis. Results indicated a four-class solution with the four groups differing in their probabilities of reporting the use of 10 different substances. ...
Perron, Brian - - 2009
Prior research has shown that minority groups experience greater levels of disability associated with psychiatric and substance use conditions due to barriers to treatment. Treatment delays are an important part of the overall problem of service utilization and access to treatment, yet little work has been done to understand the ...
Kjellgren, Anette - - 2009
Ayahuasca is a psychoactive brew used by the indigenous populations of the Amazon. The aim of this qualitative study was to gain insight into the experiences of western users of ayahuasca, as well as to ascertain the experienced meaning that participants felt by their participation. Twenty-five people from Northern Europe ...
Jones, Katy - - 2009
This study investigated the associations between chronic cannabis and Ecstasy/MDMA use and one objective and two subjective measure of creativity. Fifteen abstinent Ecstasy users, 15 abstinent cannabis users, and 15 nondrug-user controls, completed three measures of creativity: the Consequences behavioral test of creativity, self-assessed performance on the Consequences test, and ...
Greif, Geoffrey - - 2009
Men can present unique challenges when they come voluntarily or involuntarily to substance abuse groups. Twelve considerations are offered for working with men that include understanding the context of masculinity, how men are socialized, the gender of the therapist, their relationships with their fathers and their children, their male friendships, ...
Garland, Eric - - 2009
Few studies have examined the prevalence of nitrous oxide (NO) inhalation or co-occurrence of NO and volatile solvent (VS) use in adolescents. Study aims were to (1) describe the independent and conjoint prevalence of NO and VS use in incarcerated youth, (2) compare adolescent users of both NO and VS ...
Ferrari, Joseph - - 2009
Landlords of community-based recovery homes are an under-researched group. The few existing studies available suggest that landlords might be more open to renting to vulnerable populations if certain conditions are met or communication is more open between all parties involved. The present exploratory study surveyed landlords (n = 30) of ...
Doukas, Nick - - 2009
There has always been widespread debate on how people with past substance abuse problems choose to identify themselves with regards to their recovery and the terms used to associate with that identity. Most of the disagreement over these terms is rooted on whether recovery is seen as an ongoing process ...
Dobkin de Rios, - - 2009
This article examines the evidence for plant hallucinogenic use (possibly Brugmansia, Brunfelsia chiricaspi, Desfontainia R., Anadenanthera peregrina, Banisteriopsis sps, Psychotropia viridis and Virola theidora) by the San Agustin culture, an extinct peoples who resided in the Magdelena River area of Colombia from the third century B.C. until the sixteenth century ...
Bonn-Miller, Marcel - - 2009
The present investigation examined marijuana use, abuse, and dependence in relation to anxious and fearful responding to panic-relevant bodily sensations elicited by a biological challenge procedure among a sample of young adult marijuana users (n = 64; 46.9% women; Mage = 20.97, SD = 6.01). Results indicated that those who ...
Abbott, Patrick - - 2009
This article reviews the Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) in the treatment of opioid dependence. It covers the use of CRA with both methadone maintenance patients and patients withdrawing from opioids. The data reviewed in the use of CRA in combination with methadone maintenance shows improvement in a number of areas. ...
Bressler, Eric - - 2009
Tehranzadeh, Jamshid - - 2009
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