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Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment


An international, peer reviewed, open access journal focusing on human substance abuse research and treatment, including medical treatment and screening, mental health services, research, and evaluation of substance abuse programs.

Editor in Chief: Dr. Gregory Stuart

ISSN: 1178-2218

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Effect of Prepregnancy Alcohol Consumption on Postpartum Relationship Satisfaction and Divorce among Norwegian Mothers
Sonja Mellingen, Torbjørn Torsheim and Frode Thuen
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 85-92
Original Research | Published on 21 Dec 2015



A Cohort Study on Long-Term Adverse Effects of Parental Drinking: Background and Study Design
Ingunn Olea Lund, Anne Bukten, Elisabet E. Storvoll, Inger Synnøve Moan, Svetlana Skurtveit, Marte Handal, Trond Nordfjærn, Geir Scott Brunborg and Ingeborg Rossow
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 77-83
Published on 15 Dec 2015



Establishment of the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority Resource Center for Children with Prenatal Alcohol/Drug Exposure
Gro C. C. Løhaugen, Marianne Møretrø Flak, Thorsten Gerstner, Cato Sundberg, Bjørn Lerdal and Jon Skranes
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 67-75
Methodology | Published on 06 Dec 2015



The Norwegian Offender Mental Health and Addiction Study – Design and Implementation of a National Survey and Prospective Cohort Study
Anne Bukten, Ingunn Olea Lund, Eline Borger Rognli, Marianne Riksheim Stavseth, Philipp Lobmaier, Svetlana Skurtveit, Thomas Clausen, and Nikolaj Kunøe
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 59-66
Research Proposal | Published on 30 Nov 2015



Experienced Harm from Other People's Drinking: A Comparison of Northern European Countries
Inger Synnøve Moan, Elisabet E. Storvoll, Erica Sundin, Ingunn Olea Lund, Kim Bloomfield, Ann Hope, Mats Ramstedt, Petri Huhtanen and Sveinbjörn Kristjánsson
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 45-57
Original Research | Published on 15 Nov 2015



Methodological Issues in Assessing the Impact of Prenatal Drug Exposure
Carolien Konijnenberg
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 39-44
Review | Published on 08 Nov 2015



Harm to Others from Substance Use and Abuse: The Underused Potential in Nationwide Registers
Ingunn Olea Lund and Anne Bukten
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 33-38
Methodology | Published on 29 Oct 2015



Trends in Alcohol’s Harms to Others (AHTO) and Co-occurrence of Family-Related AHTO: The Four US National Alcohol Surveys, 2000–2015
Thomas K. Greenfield, Katherine J. Karriker-Jaffe, Lauren M. Kaplan, William C. Kerr and Sharon C. Wilsnack
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 23-31
Research Report | Published on 27 Oct 2015



To Cause Harm and to be Harmed by Others: New Perspectives on Alcohol’s Harms to Others
Abdu K. Seid, Ulrike Grittner, Thomas K. Greenfield and Kim Bloomfield
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 13-22
Original Research | Published on 12 Oct 2015



A Peer Support Scale for Adults Treated for Psychoactive Substance–Use Disorder: A Rasch Analysis
Kathryn D. Mazurek and James R. Ciesla
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:9 81-86
Original Research | Published on 07 Oct 2015



Birth and Neonatal Outcomes Following Opioid Use in Pregnancy: A Danish Population-Based Study
Mette Nørgaard, Malene Schou Nielsson and Uffe Heide-Jørgensen
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 5-11
Original Research | Published on 07 Oct 2015



Prenatal Substance Use: Exploring Assumptions of Maternal Unfitness
Mishka Terplan, Alene Kennedy-Hendricks and Margaret S. Chisolm
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 2 1-4
Commentary | Published on 20 Sep 2015



Impact of Chronic Pain on Treatment Prognosis for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Brittany B. Dennis, Monica Bawor, Leen Naji, Carol K. Chan, Jaymie Varenbut, James Paul, Michael Varenbut, Jeff Daiter, Carolyn Plater, Guillaume Pare, David C. Marsh,, Andrew Worster, Dipika Desai, Lehana Thabane and Zainab Samaan
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:9 59-80
Review | Published on 10 Sep 2015



Novelty Seeking as a Phenotypic Marker of Adolescent Substance Use
L. Cinnamon Bidwell, Valerie S. Knopik, Janet Audrain-McGovern, Tiffany R. Glynn, Nichea S. Spillane, Lara A. Ray, Nathaniel R. Riggs, Casey R. Guillot, Raina D. Pang and Adam M. Leventhal
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:Suppl. 1 1-10
Original Research | Published on 17 Jun 2015



Impact Evaluation of an Addiction Intervention Program in a Quebec Prison
Catherine Arseneault, Marc Alain, Chantal Plourde, Francine Ferland, Nadine Blanchette-Martin and Michel Rousseau
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:9 47-57
Original Research | Published on 01 Jun 2015



Emergency Department Visits Involving Misuse and Abuse of the Antipsychotic Quetiapine: Results from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN)
Margaret E. Mattson, Victoria A. Albright, Joanna Yoon and Carol L. Council
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:9 39-46
Original Research | Published on 24 May 2015



Cannabidiol as an Intervention for Addictive Behaviors: A Systematic Review of the Evidence
Mélissa Prud'homme, Romulus Cata and Didier Jutras-Aswad
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:9 33-38
Review | Published on 21 May 2015



Lower Cortisol Activity is Associated with First-Time Driving while Impaired
Sophie Couture, Marie Claude Ouimet, Christina Gianoulakis, Jacques Tremblay, N. M. K. Ng Ying Kin, Serge Brochu, Jens Pruessner, Katarina Dedovic and Thomas G. Brown
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:9 25-32
Rapid Communication | Published on 01 Apr 2015



Sex-Related Differences in Self-Reported Neurocognitive Impairment among High-Risk Cocaine Users in Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program
Roman Shrestha, Tania B. Huedo-Medina and Michael M. Copenhaver
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:9 17-24
Original Research | Published on 12 Mar 2015



“Chasing the High” – Experiences of Ethylphenidate as Described on International Internet Forums
Christophe Soussan and Anette Kjellgren
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:9 9-16
Original Research | Published on 05 Mar 2015



Gasoline Abuse in a 10-Year-Old Child with Mental Retardation: A Case Report
Mohit Joshi and G. K. Vankar
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:9 5-8
Case report | Published on 12 Feb 2015



What is the Association of Cannabis Consumption and Cardiovascular Complications?
Ioannis M Panayiotides
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2015:9 1-3
Letter to the Editor | Published on 02 Feb 2015



Feasibility of Applying the Life History Calendar in a Population of Chronic Opioid Users to Identify Patterns of Drug Use and Addiction Treatment
Jill Fikowski, Kirsten Marchand, Heather Palis, and Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 73-78
Methodology | Published on 29 Oct 2014



Predictors of Staff Turnover and Turnover Intentions within Addiction Treatment Settings: Change Over Time Matters
Bryan R. Garner and Brooke D. Hunter
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 63-71
Original Research | Published on 01 Oct 2014



Sleep Disturbances in Individuals with Alcohol-Related Disorders: A Review of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) and Associated Non-Pharmacological Therapies
Alyssa T. Brooks and Gwenyth R. Wallen
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 55-62
Review | Published on 16 Sep 2014



Correction for "A Simplified Method for Routine Outcome Monitoring after Drug Abuse Treatment"
Richard D. Lennox, Marie A. Sternquist, and Alfonso Paredes
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 53-53
Correction | Published on 03 Jul 2014



Prevalence and Predictors of Harmful Khat Use Among University Students in Ethiopia
Ewenat Gebrehanna, Yemane Berhane and Alemayehu Worku
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 45-51
Original Research | Published on 09 Jun 2014



Is Drug Use Related to the Choice of Potentially More Harmful Methods in Suicide Attempts?
Dartiu Xavier da Silveira, Thiago Marques Fidalgo, Monica Di Pietro, Jair Guilherme Santos Jr, and Leonardo Q Oliveira
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 41-43
Original Research | Published on 26 May 2014



A Longitudinal Study on Substance Use and Related Problems in Women in Opioid Maintenance Treatment from Pregnancy to Four Years after Giving Birth
Ingunn O. Lund, Håvar Brendryen and Edle Ravndal
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 35-40
Original Research | Published on 05 May 2014



Pregnancy and Fetal Loss Reported by Methamphetamine-Using Women
Mary-Lynn Brecht and Diane M. Herbeck
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 25-33
Original Research | Published on 28 Apr 2014



Personality Disorders in Addiction Outpatients: Prevalence and Effects on Psychosocial Functioning
Paola Casadio, Deanna Olivoni, Barbara Ferrari, Cecilia Pintori, Elvira Speranza, Monica Bosi, Valentina Belli, Lucia Baruzzi, Paola Pantieri, Grazia Ragazzini, Filippo Rivola and Anna Rita Atti
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 17-24
Original Research | Published on 31 Mar 2014



Substance Misuse in the Psychiatric Emergency Service; A Descriptive Study
Yves Chaput, Marie-Josée Lebel, Lucie Beaulieu, Michel Paradis and Edith Labonté
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 7-15
Original Research | Published on 10 Feb 2014



Prevalence of Cannabis Residues in Psychiatric Patients: A Case Study of Two Mental Health Referral Hospitals in Uganda
Epaenetus A. Awuzu, Emmanuel Kaye and Patrick Vudriko
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2014:8 1-5
Original Research | Published on 08 Jan 2014



The GAIN Short Screener (GSS) as a Predictor of Future Arrest or Incarceration Among Youth Presenting to Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment
Bryan R. Garner, Vinetha K. Belur and Michael L. Dennis
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 199-208
Original Research | Published on 02 Dec 2013



Fascination and Social Togetherness—Discussions about Spice Smoking on a Swedish Internet Forum
Anette Kjellgren, Helena Henningsson and Christophe Soussan
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 191-198
Original Research | Published on 27 Nov 2013



Inhalant Use Among Schoolchildren in Northeast India: A Preliminary Study
Brogen Singh Akoijam, M. Nukshisangla Jamir, Ebenezer Phesao and Gojendra Singh Senjam
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 185-190
Original Research | Published on 30 Oct 2013



Elevated Norepinephrine May Be a Unifying Etiological Factor in the Abuse of a Broad Range of Substances: Alcohol, Nicotine, Marijuana, Heroin, Cocaine, and Caffeine
Paul J. Fitzgerald
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 171-183
Review | Published on 13 Oct 2013



A Simplified Method for Routine Outcome Monitoring after Drug Abuse Treatment
Richard D. Lennox, Marie A. Sternquist and Alfonso Paredes
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 155-169
Methodology | Published on 16 Sep 2013



Changes in Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms Among Women in Substance Use Disorder Treatment: The Mediating Role of Bodily Dissociation and Emotion Regulation
Cynthia J. Price and Jerald R. Herting
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 147-153
Original Research | Published on 15 Sep 2013



Evaluating Nicotine Levels Selection and Patterns of Electronic Cigarette Use in a Group of “Vapers” Who Had Achieved Complete Substitution of Smoking
Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, Giorgio Romagna, Dimitris Tsiapras, Stamatis Kyrzopoulos and Vassilis Voudris
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 139-146
Original Research | Published on 03 Sep 2013



Calling for Help? Considering Function and Meaning when Patients Drunk-Dial Psychotherapists
Kelly Serafini, Donna LaPaglia and Matthew Steinfeld
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 131-137
Commentary | Published on 19 Aug 2013



Meperidine: A Continuing Problem
Bryce Clubb, William Loveday and Susan Ballantyne
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 127-129
Letter to Editor | Published on 28 Jul 2013



Trace Amine Associated Receptor 1 Modulates Behavioral Effects of Ethanol
Laurie J. Lynch, Katherine A. Sullivan, Eric J. Vallender, James K. Rowlett, Donna M. Platt and Gregory M. Miller
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 117-126
Original Research | Published on 04 Jun 2013



Nigerian Medical Students’ Opinions About Individuals Who Use and Abuse Psychoactive Substances
Bawo O. James and Joyce O. Omoaregba
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 109-116
Original Research | Published on 27 May 2013



Comment on "A Comparison of Buprenorphine + Naloxone to Buprenorphine and Methadone in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence During Pregnancy: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes"
Robert G. Newman, M.D., M.P.H. and Susan G. Gevertz, A.B.
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 107-108
Letter to Editor | Published on 26 May 2013



Current and Emerging Pharmacotherapeutic Options for Smoking Cessation
Kristin V. Carson, Malcolm P. Brinn, Thomas A. Robertson, Rachada To-A-Nan, Adrian J. Esterman, Matthew Peters and Brian J. Smith
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 85-105
Review | Published on 23 May 2013



Open Label Trial of Naltrexone Implants: Measuring Blood Serum Levels of Naltrexone
Ross M. Colquhoun
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 75-84
Original Research | Published on 15 May 2013



A Comparison of Buprenorphine + Naloxone to Buprenorphine and Methadone in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence during Pregnancy: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes
Ingunn O. Lund, Gabriele Fischer, Gabrielle K. Welle-Strand, Kevin E. O’Grady, Kimber Debelak, William R. Morrone and Hendrée E. Jones
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 61-74
Original Research | Published on 14 Mar 2013



A Two Year Longitudinal Outcome Study of Addicted Health Care Professionals: An Investigation of the Role of Personality Variables
Daniel Angres, Stephanie Bologeorges and Jessica Chou
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 49-60
Original Research | Published on 13 Mar 2013



Consumers’ Experiences in Dual Focus Mutual Aid for Co-occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders
Harlan Matusow, Honoria Guarino, Andrew Rosenblum, Howard Vogel, Thomas Uttaro, Sadiqua Khabir, Martin Rini, Thomas Moore and Stephen Magura
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 39-47
Original Research | Published on 06 Mar 2013



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