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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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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



Prescription Opioid Usage and Abuse Relationships: An Evaluation of State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Efficacy
Richard M. Reisman, Pareen J. Shenoy, Adam J. Atherly and Christopher R. Flowers
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 41-51
Original Research | Published on 01 May 2009



Adolescent Suicidal Behavior and Substance Use: Developmental Mechanisms
Michael A. Dawes, Charles W. Mathias, Dawn M. Richard, Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak and Donald M. Dougherty
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2008:2 13-28
Published on 31 Oct 2008



Hepatitis Infection in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence and Abuse
Thomas F. Kresina, Diana Sylvestre, Leonard Seeff, Alain H. Litwin, Kenneth Hoffman, Robert Lubran and H. Westley Clark
Substance Abuse:Research and Treatment 2008:1 15-61
Published on 28 Apr 2008



Principles of MMT
Sanju George and Shantala Magdum
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 79
Letter to Editor | Published on 13 Nov 2009



Comparing the Effects of Negative and Mixed Emotional Messages on Predicted Occasional Excessive Drinking
Pilar Carrera, Amparo Caballero and Dolores Muñoz
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2008:1 1-7
Published on 12 Jan 2008



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



Substance Use and Mental Health Outcomes for Comorbid Patients in Psychiatric Day Treatment
Stephen Magura, Andrew Rosenblum and Thomas Betzler
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 71-78

Original Research | Published on 28 Oct 2009



Psychiatric Consultation and Substance Use Disorders
Sheila Specker, William H. Meller and Steven Thurber
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 93-98
Original Research | Published on 27 Nov 2009



Who is Ready to Change Illicit Drug Use Behavior:  An Emergency Department Study
Kenneth A. Frausto and Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 53-60
Original Research | Published on 31 Aug 2009



How Long Does Craving Predict Use of Methamphetamine? Assessment of Use One to Seven Weeks After the Assessment of Craving
Gantt P. Galloway, Edward G. Singleton and The Methamphetamine Treatment Project Corporate Authors
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2008:1 63-79

Published on 26 Aug 2008



Examining the Interface Between Substance Misuse and Intimate Partner Violence
Gregory L. Stuart, Timothy J. O’Farrell, Kenneth Leonard, Todd M. Moore, Jeff R. Temple, Susan E. Ramsey, Robert L. Stout, Christopher W. Kahler, Meggan M. Bucossi, Shawna M. Andersen, Patricia R. Recupero, Zach Walsh, Yael Chatav Schonbrun, David R. Strong, Emily F. Rothman, Deborah L. Rhatigan and Peter M. Monti
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 25-29
Published on 18 Feb 2009



Illicit Opioid Intoxication: Diagnosis and Treatment
A. Fareed, S. Stout, J. Casarella, S. Vayalapalli, J. Cox and K. Drexler
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2011:5 17-25
Review | Published on 18 Apr 2011



Researching Prescription Drug Misuse among First Nations in Canada: Starting from a Health Promotion Framework
Colleen Anne Dell, Gary Roberts, Jennifer Kilty, Kelli Taylor, Mitch Daschuk, Carol Hopkins and Debra Dell
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2012:6 23-31
Commentary | Published on 28 Mar 2012 | Highly accessed (previous month)



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



What Works for Patients in Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol Addiction? An Explorative Study into Clients' Evaluation of Subjective Factors and Therapy Satisfaction
Katrin M. Frick, Barbara Loessl, Rigo K. Brueck, Levente Kriston, Andreas Jaehne, Dieter Riemann, Horst Gann, Anil Batra, Norbert Wodarz, Karl F. Mann and Michael M. Berner
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2011:5 27-34
Original Research | Published on 29 May 2011



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



Eating Disorder Symptoms and Alcohol Use Among Adolescents in Substance Abuse Treatment
Janelle E. Arias, Josephine M. Hawke, Albert J. Arias and Yifrah Kaminer
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 81-91
Original Research | Published on 13 Nov 2009



Carbon Nanotube Membranes for use in the Transdermal Treatment of Nicotine Addiction and Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms
Caroline L. Strasinger, Nicole N. Scheff, Ji Wu, Bruce J. Hinds and Audra L. Stinchcomb
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 31-39
Published on 18 Mar 2009



Impact of One-Year Methadone Maintenance Treatment in Heroin Users in Jiangsu Province, China
Guohong Chen and Takeo Fujiwara
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 61-70
Original Research | Published on 23 Sep 2009



Feasibility of Ecological Momentary Assessment Using Cellular Telephones in Methamphetamine Dependent Subjects
Gantt P. Galloway, Ryne Didier, Kathleen Garrison and John Mendelson
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2008:1 9-14
Published on 10 Feb 2008



Study of Arachidonic Acid Pathway in Human Bladder Tumor
Masahide Matsuyama and Rikio Yoshimura
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 99-107
Review | Published on 09 Dec 2009



Current and Emerging Directions in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
Tiffany A. Brown and Pamela K. Keel
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2012:6 33-61
Review | Published on 29 Mar 2012



The Influence of Web- Versus Paper-based Formats on the Assessment of Tobacco Dependence: Evaluating the Measurement Invariance of the Dimensions of Tobacco Dependence Scale
Chris G. Richardson, Joy L. Johnson, Pamela A. Ratner and Bruno D. Zumbo
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 1-14
Published on 17 Feb 2009



Nicotinic Receptors: Role in Addiction and other Disorders of the Brain
Geeta Sharma and Sukumar Vijayaraghavan
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2008:1 81-95
Published on 11 Nov 2008



When Research Meets Reality—Lessons Learned From a Pragmatic Multisite Group-Randomized Clinical Trial on Psychosocial Interventions in the Psychiatric and Addiction Field
Linda E. Wüsthoff, Helge Waal and Rolf W. Gråwe,
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2012:6 95-106
Methodology | Published on 16 Aug 2012



A Review of Existing Treatments for Substance Abuse Among the Elderly and Recommendations for Future Directions
Alexis Kuerbis and Paul Sacco
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 13-37
Review | Published on 18 Feb 2013



Cellular Phone-Based Image Acquisition and Quantitative Ratiometric Method for Detecting Cocaine and Benzoylecgonine for Biological and Forensic Applications
Brian A. Cadle, Kristin C. Rasmus, Juan A. Varela, Leah S. Leverich, Casey E. O’Neill, Ryan K. Bachtell and Donald C. Cooper
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2010:4 21-33
Methodology | Published on 21 Sep 2010



CNS Genes Implicated in Relapse
Kara L. Kuntz-Melcavage, Willard M. Freeman and Kent E. Vrana
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2008:2 1-12
Published on 25 Sep 2008



“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



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



Long-Acting Injectable Naltrexone for the Management of Patients with Opioid Dependence
Kimberly L. Kjome and F. Gerard Moeller
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2011:5 1-9
Review | Published on 06 Feb 2011



Potential for Tramadol Abuse by Patients Visiting Pharmacies in Northern Iran
Ebrahim Zabihi, Aateffeh Hoseinzaadeh, Maryam Emami, Mahdieh Mardani, Baradaran Mahmoud and Moghadamnia Ali Akbar
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2011:5 11-15
Rapid Communication | Published on 14 Mar 2011



At-Risk Drinking Among Diabetic Patients
Susan E. Ramsey and Patricia A. Engler
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2009:3 15-23
Published on 20 Jan 2009



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



Safety and Efficacy of Acamprosate for the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence
Stephanie L. Yahn, Lucas R. Watterson and M. Foster Olive
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7 1-12
Review | Published on 31 Jan 2013



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



Validation of a Targeted Peer Relations Scale for Adolescents Treated for Substance Use Disorder: An Application of Rasch Modeling
James R. Ciesla and Ping Yao
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2011:5 35-44
Original Research | Published on 24 Jul 2011



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



Effect of Potassium Channel Modulators on Morphine Withdrawal in Mice
Vikas Seth, Mushtaq Ahmad, Prerna Upadhyaya, Monika Sharma and Vijay Moghe
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2010:4 61-66
Original Research | Published on 16 Nov 2010



Brief Alcohol Intervention Among At-Risk Drinkers with Diabetes
Susan E. Ramsey, Patricia A. Engler, Magdalena Harrington, Robert J. Smith, Mark J. Fagan, Michael D. Stein and Peter Friedmann
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2010:4 1-8
Original Research | Published on 09 Feb 2010



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



Using Facebook to Maximize Follow-Up Response Rates in a Longitudinal Study of Adults Who Use Methamphetamine
Franklin Bolanos, Diane Herbeck, Dayna Christou, Katherine Lovinger, Aurora Pham, Adnan Raihan, Luz Rodriguez, Patricia Sheaff and Mary-Lynn Brecht
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2012:6 1-11
Original Research | Published on 10 Jan 2012



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



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



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



Avoiding DWI Among Bar-room Drinkers: Strategies and Predictors
Barry D. Caudill, John W. Rogers, Jan Howard, Kevin C. Frissell and Wayne M. Harding
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2010:4 35-51
Original Research | Published on 13 Oct 2010



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 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



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



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