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  1. For persons with substance use disorders (SUDs), 12-step groups (TSGs) are the most available and used peer-based recovery resource, worldwide. However, disengagement is common, and attrition may partly be due...

    Authors: John-Kåre Vederhus, Magnhild Høie and Bente Birkeland

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:18

    Content type: Research

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  2. Smartphone applications (apps) designed to assist users to reduce hazardous and harmful alcohol consumption show potential as an inexpensive alternative to traditional brief intervention in primary care. The a...

    Authors: Stephanie Colbert, Louise Thornton and Robyn Richmond

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:17

    Content type: Review

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  3. Buprenorphine-naloxone is an evidence-based treatment for Opioid Use Disorder. However, despite its efficacy, nearly half of participants are unsuccessful in achieving stabilization (i.e., period of time follo...

    Authors: Kirsten J. Langdon, Susan Ramsey, Caroline Scherzer, Kate Carey, Megan L. Ranney and Josiah Rich

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:16

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  4. Persons with an opioid use disorder (OUD) who were incarcerated face many challenges to remaining abstinent; concomitantly, opioid-overdose is the leading cause of death among this population, with the initial...

    Authors: Sean M. Murphy, Philip J. Jeng, Sabrina A. Poole, Ali Jalali, Frank J. Vocci, Michael S. Gordon, George E. Woody and Daniel Polsky

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:15

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  5. Prior research suggests that substance use disorders (SUDs) are associated with risk of suicide mortality, but most previous work has been conducted among Veterans Health Administration patients. Few studies h...

    Authors: Frances L. Lynch, Edward L. Peterson, Christine Y. Lu, Yong Hu, Rebecca C. Rossom, Beth E. Waitzfelder, Ashli A. Owen-Smith, Samuel Hubley, Deepak Prabhakar, L. Keoki Williams, Arne Beck, Gregory E. Simon and Brian K. Ahmedani

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:14

    Content type: Research

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  6. Emerging data points to a potential heroin use epidemic in South Africa. Despite this, access to methadone maintenance therapy and other evidence-based treatment options remains negligible. We aimed to assess ...

    Authors: Andrew Scheibe, Shaun Shelly, Tara Gerardy, Zara von Homeyer, Andrea Schneider, Kalvanya Padayachee, Shalon Balaguru Naidoo, Klaas Mtshweni, Ayanda Matau, Harry Hausler and Monique Marks

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:13

    Content type: Research

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  7. Cigarette smoking is much more prevalent among young people experiencing homelessness than in the general population of adolescents and young adults. Although many young homeless smokers are motivated to quit,...

    Authors: Joan S. Tucker, Eric R. Pedersen, Sebastian Linnemayr, William G. Shadel, Maria DeYoreo and Rushil Zutshi

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:11

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  8. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a web-based treatment program with therapist guidance for adults and adolescents with regular cannabis use from the general population.

    Authors: Kristina Sinadinovic, Magnus Johansson, Ann-Sofie Johansson, Thomas Lundqvist, Philip Lindner and Ulric Hermansson

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:9

    Content type: Research

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  9. This special issue of Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, “Addiction treatment access and utilization among criminal justice involved populations”, presents a series of articles on substance use disorder tr...

    Authors: Andrea Finlay, Ingrid Binswanger and Christine Timko

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:5

    Content type: Editorial

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  10. Treatment completion is the greatest challenge for the treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs). A previous investigation showed that complementary horse-assisted therapy (cHAT) was associated with higher r...

    Authors: Francesca Gatti, Espen Walderhaug, Ann Kern-Godal, Jeanette Lysell and Espen Ajo Arnevik

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:7

    Content type: Research

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  11. Hookah smoking is an emerging global health issue, especially in Eastern Mediterranean region; and accordingly, women are at the center of this issue as they have a more positive attitude towards hookah smokin...

    Authors: Sakineh Dadipoor, Gerjo Kok, Ali Heyrani, Teamur Aghamolaei, Mohtasham Ghaffari and Amin Ghanbarnezhad

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:6

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  12. There is an urgent need for strategies to address the US epidemic of prescription opioid, heroin and fentanyl-related overdoses, misuse, addiction, and diversion. Evidence-based treatment such as medications f...

    Authors: Gavin B. Bart, Andrew Saxon, David A. Fiellin, Jennifer McNeely, John P. Muench, Christopher W. Shanahan, Kristen Huntley and Robert E. Gore-Langton

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:4

    Content type: Meeting Report

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  13. Urine drug monitoring for medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) such as buprenorphine can help to support treatment adherence. The practice of introducing unconsumed medication directly into urine (known ...

    Authors: Jill S. Warrington, Kaitlyn Booth, Gregory S. Warrington and Samuel Francis-Fath

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:3

    Content type: Case Study

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  14. If Russia is to achieve the UNAIDS 90-90-90 HIV targets, better approaches to engage, effectively treat, and retain patients in care are needed. This paper describes the protocol of a randomized controlled tri...

    Authors: Natalia Gnatienko, Dmitry Lioznov, Anita Raj, Elena Blokhina, Sydney Rosen, Debbie M. Cheng, Karsten Lunze, Sally Bendiks, Ve Truong, Natalia Bushara, Olga Toussova, Emily Quinn, Evgeny Krupitsky and Jeffrey H. Samet

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 15:1

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  15. Group-Based Opioid Treatment (GBOT) has recently emerged as a mechanism for treating patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) in the outpatient setting. However, the more practical “how to” components of succes...

    Authors: Randi Sokol, Mark Albanese, Aaronson Chew, Jessica Early, Ellie Grossman, David Roll, Greg Sawin, Dominic J. Wu and Zev Schuman-Olivier

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:47

    Content type: Research

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  16. The integration of opioid use disorder (OUD) care and competencies in graduate medical education training is needed. Previous research shows improvements in knowledge, attitudes, and practices after exposure t...

    Authors: Jarratt D. Pytell, Megan E. Buresh and Ryan Graddy

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:46

    Content type: Research

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  17. It has been estimated that approximately 15% of people who are incarcerated in the US have histories of opioid use disorder. Relapse to opioid use after release from prison poses a serious risk of HIV infectio...

    Authors: Thomas R. Blue, Michael S. Gordon, Robert P. Schwartz, Kathryn Couvillion, Frank J. Vocci, Terrence T. Fitzgerald and Kevin E. O’Grady

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:45

    Content type: Research

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  18. Cannabis use has become increasingly common in the U.S. in recent years, with legalization for medical and recreational purposes expanding to more states. With this increase in use and access, providers should...

    Authors: Devan Kansagara, William C. Becker, Chelsea Ayers and Jeanette M. Tetrault

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:42

    Content type: Review

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  19. Internet interventions have been developed and tested for several psychiatric and somatic conditions. Few people with substance use disorders receive treatment and many drug users say that they would prefer ge...

    Authors: Veronica Ekström and Magnus Johansson

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:44

    Content type: Research

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  20. For people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), alcohol consumption is associated with poor treatment outcomes and medication adherence. This pilot study examined the feasibility of using smartphones and mobile Bluet...

    Authors: Carolyn Lauckner, Erica Taylor, Darshti Patel and Alexis Whitmire

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:43

    Content type: Research

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  21. Dependence to prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs represents an increasing public health and clinical problem both in England and internationally. However, relatively little is known about those affe...

    Authors: Heidi Coombes and Richard J. Cooper

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:41

    Content type: Research

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  22. For more than 30 years, drug consumption rooms (DCRs) have been implemented in Western countries. DCRs are supported by a large body of evidence about public safety and public health effectiveness. However, a ...

    Authors: Pierre Smith, Louis Favril, Dominique Delhauteur, Freya Vander Laenen and Pablo Nicaise

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:40

    Content type: Case Report

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  23. The TAPS Tool is a substance use screening and brief assessment instrument that was developed for use in primary care medical settings. It is one of the first screening instruments to provide rapid assessment ...

    Authors: Angéline Adam, Robert P. Schwartz, Li-Tzy Wu, Geetha Subramaniam, Eugene Laska, Gaurav Sharma, Saima Mili and Jennifer McNeely

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:39

    Content type: Research

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  24. Tobacco smoking is highest among population groups which are the most socially disadvantaged. Internet-based smoking cessation programs have been found to be effective, though rates of internet access are not ...

    Authors: Sam McCrabb, Laura Twyman, Kerrin Palazzi, Ashleigh Guillaumier, Christine Paul and Billie Bonevski

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:38

    Content type: Research

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  25. Few studies have documented patient attitudes and experiences with extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX) opioid relapse prevention in criminal justice settings. This study assessed barriers and facilitators of ...

    Authors: Melissa Velasquez, Mara Flannery, Ryan Badolato, Alexandria Vittitow, Ryan D. McDonald, Babak Tofighi, Ann R. Garment, Jonathan Giftos and Joshua D. Lee

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:37

    Content type: Research

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  26. Youth involved in the juvenile justice system (YIJJ) have high rates of substance use problems; however, rates of YIJJ engagement in substance use services is low. Barriers to service engagement include lack o...

    Authors: Matthew C. Aalsma, Allyson L. Dir, Tamika C. B. Zapolski, Leslie A. Hulvershorn, Patrick O. Monahan, Lisa Saldana and Zachary W. Adams

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:36

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  27. The global rise in opioid-related harms has impacted the United States severely. Current efforts to manage the opioid crisis have prompted a re-evaluation of many of the existing roles in the healthcare system...

    Authors: Paxton Bach and Daniel Hartung

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:30

    Content type: Review

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  28. Tobacco use is a chronic relapsing disease, and remains the leading cause of preventable death in much of the world. Increasingly, tobacco use, chiefly cigarette smoking, is being framed as a chronic disease, ...

    Authors: Steven L. Bernstein and Benjamin A. Toll

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:29

    Content type: Commentary

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  29. Chronic pain and heavy drinking commonly co-occur and can influence the course of HIV. There have been no interventions designed to address both of these conditions among people living with HIV (PLWH), and non...

    Authors: Tibor P. Palfai, Jessica L. Taylor, Richard Saitz, Maya P. L. Kratzer, John D. Otis and Judith A. Bernstein

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:35

    Content type: Research

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  30. Buprenorphine is a critically important treatment for addressing the opioid epidemic, but there are virtually no studies of physicians’ job satisfaction with providing buprenorphine. Physicians’ job satisfacti...

    Authors: Hannah K. Knudsen, Randy Brown, Nora Jacobson, Julie Horst, Jee-Seon Kim, Elizabeth Collier, Sanford Starr, Lynn M. Madden, Eric Haram, Alexander Toy and Todd Molfenter

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:34

    Content type: Research

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:33

  31. This study protocol describes a proposed randomized controlled trial that builds upon a successful pilot intervention study to address problematic and dangerous drinking among young adult college students stud...

    Authors: Eric R. Pedersen, Elizabeth J. D’Amico, Joseph W. LaBrie, Coreen Farris, David J. Klein and Beth Ann Griffin

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:32

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  32. The study examined the association of the Affordable Care Act’s 2014 Medicaid expansion on the use of psychosocial services and pharmacotherapies for opioid use disorders among Oregon Medicaid recipients.

    Authors: Dennis McCarty, Yifan Gu, John W. McIlveen and Bonnie K. Lind

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:31

    Content type: Research

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  33. Treating severe emotional dysregulation and co-occurring substance misuse is challenging. Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive and evidence-based treatment for borderline personality disorder...

    Authors: Daniel Flynn, Mary Joyce, Ailbhe Spillane, Conal Wrigley, Paul Corcoran, Aoife Hayes, Marian Flynn, David Wyse, Barry Corkery and Brid Mooney

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:28

    Content type: Research

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  34. The continued escalation of opioid use disorder (OUD) calls for heightened vigilance to implement evidence-based care across the US. Rural care providers and patients have limited resources, and a number of ba...

    Authors: Gerald Cochran, Evan S. Cole, Jack Warwick, Julie M. Donohue, Adam J. Gordon, Walid F. Gellad, Todd Bear, David Kelley, Ellen DiDomenico and Jan Pringle

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:25

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  35. North America is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic. Although take-home naloxone and other measures have been an effective strategy to reduce overdoses, many events are unwitnessed and mortality remai...

    Authors: Keith Ahamad, Huiru Dong, Cheyenne Johnson, Kanna Hyashi, Kora DeBeck, M. J. Milloy and Evan Wood

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:23

    Content type: Research

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  36. Alcohol consumption among Indigenous Australians can involve a stop-start pattern of drinking, with consumption well above recommended guidelines on each occasion. Such intermittent drinking patterns can make ...

    Authors: K. S. Kylie Lee, James H. Conigrave, Scott Wilson, Jimmy Perry, Sarah Callinan, Robin Room, Tanya N. Chikritzhs, Tim Slade, Noel Hayman, Geoffrey Leggat and Katherine M. Conigrave

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:22

    Content type: Research

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  37. HIV care providers often serve as the specialist and the primary care point-of-contact for persons living with HIV (PLWH) and unhealthy alcohol use. The purpose of the present qualitative study was to understa...

    Authors: Natalie E. Chichetto, Zachary L. Mannes, Megan K. Allen, Robert L. Cook and Nicole Ennis

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:21

    Content type: Research

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  38. Opioid overdose is a leading cause of death in persons experiencing homelessness (PEH), despite effective medications for opioid use disorder (OUD). In 2016, the San Francisco Street Medicine Team piloted a lo...

    Authors: Jamie Carter, Barry Zevin and Paula J. Lum

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:20

    Content type: Research

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  39. Primary care provider skills such as screening, longitudinal monitoring, and medication management are generalizable to prescribing alcohol use disorder (AUD) pharmacotherapy. The association between primary c...

    Authors: Paul J. Joudrey, Mat Kladney, Chinazo O. Cunningham and Marcus A. Bachhuber

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:19

    Content type: Research

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  40. Ontario patients on opioid agonist treatment (OAT) are often prescribed methadone instead of buprenorphine, despite the latter’s superior safety profile. Ontario OAT providers were surveyed to better understan...

    Authors: Anita Srivastava, Meldon Kahan, Pamela Leece and Alison McAndrew

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:18

    Content type: Research

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  41. Alcohol consumption among Indigenous Australians can be irregular, depending on social and geographic context. The Finnish method uses the last four drinking occasions to estimate drinking quantity and pattern...

    Authors: K. S. Kylie Lee, James H. Conigrave, Sarah Callinan, Scott Wilson, Robin Room, Jimmy Perry, Tim Slade, Tanya N. Chikritzhs, Noel Hayman, Teagan Weatherall, Geoffrey Leggat, Dennis Gray and Katherine M. Conigrave

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:15

    Content type: Research

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  42. Post-release opioid-related overdose mortality is the leading cause of death among people released from jails or prisons (PRJP). Informed by the proximate determinants framework, this paper presents the Post-R...

    Authors: Paul J. Joudrey, Maria R. Khan, Emily A. Wang, Joy D. Scheidell, E. Jennifer Edelman, D. Keith McInnes and Aaron D. Fox

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:17

    Content type: Review

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  43. Alcohol use in HIV infected patients is associated with risky sexual behaviour, poor adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy, treatment failure and increased physiologic harm. The objectives of the s...

    Authors: Munyaradzi Madhombiro, Bazondlile Dube, Michelle Dube, Moleen Zunza, Dixon Chibanda, Simbarashe Rusakaniko and Soraya Seedat

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:16

    Content type: Research

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  44. Women recently released from incarceration have increased rates of co-occurring substance use, physical health, and mental health disorders. During re-entry, they face challenges navigating needed health servi...

    Authors: Katherine Thomas, John L. Wilson, Precious Bedell and Diane S. Morse

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:12

    Content type: Research

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  45. Tobacco use and heavy episodic drinking (HED) commonly co-occur in young adults. We developed and tested usability of the Smoking Tobacco and Drinking (STAND) intervention for young adults delivered on Facebook.

    Authors: Danielle E. Ramo, Meredith C. Meacham, Manpreet Kaur, Ella S. Corpuz, Judith J. Prochaska and Derek D. Satre

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:14

    Content type: Research

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  46. A substantial increase in substance treatment episodes for methamphetamine problems suggests characteristics of the treatment population could have changed and that targeted treatment programs are required. To...

    Authors: Julaine Allan, Ryan H. L. Ip, Michael Kemp and Nicole Snowdon

    Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2019 14:13

    Content type: Research

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