French People ’s positions on supervised injection facilities for drug users
Supervised injection facilities have been set-up in many countries to curb the health risks associated with unsafe injection practices. These facilities have, however, been met with vocal opposition, notably i... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - October 14, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Maria Teresa Munoz Sastre, Lonzozou Kpanake and Etienne Mullet Tags: Research Source Type: research

Non -fatal overdose among people who inject drugs in Tehran, Iran
With increasing frequencies of non-fatal overdose in people who inject drugs (PWID), it is essential to improve our knowledge about associated risk factors for overdose to inform overdose prevention and assist... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - October 14, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Mehdi Noroozi, Peter Higgs, Azadeh Bayani, Bahram Armoon, Ali Nazeri Astaneh, Ladan Fattah Moghaddam and Mohammad Askari Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prison sentencing increases the risk of unemployment among illegal heroin users in Taiwan
Previous studies have rarely explored the effect of type of sentencing on employment status among illegal heroin users, therefore, we aims to examine the association of the sentencing types and employment outc... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - October 12, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Charles Tzu-Chi Lee, Chiu-Mieh Huang, Li-Chun Chang, Shih-Wen Wang, Hsiao-Pei Hsu, Jung-Yu Liao and Jong-Long Guo Tags: Research Source Type: research

The role of drug treatment and recovery services: an opportunity to address injection initiation assistance in Tijuana, Mexico
In the U.S. and Canada, people who inject drugs ’ (PWID) enrollment in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) has been associated with a reduced likelihood that they will assist others in injection initiation even... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - October 12, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Stephanie A. Meyers, Claudia Rafful, Sonia Jain, Xiaoying Sun, Britt Skaathun, Andrew Guise, Patricia Gonzalez-Zu ñiga, Steffanie A. Strathdee, Dan Werb and Maria Luisa Mittal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and perceived importance of racial matching in the psychotherapeutic dyad: a national survey of addictions treatment clinical practices
Despite conflicting results in the literature concerning its efficacy in practice, racial matching has been identified as a component of culturally sensitive treatment. (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - October 8, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Jesse A. Steinfeldt, Shondra L. Clay and Paul E. Priester Tags: Research Source Type: research

Preferences and acceptability of law enforcement initiated referrals for people who inject drugs: a mixed methods analysis
Law enforcement officers (LEOs) come into frequent contact with people who inject drugs (PWID). Through service referrals, LEOs may facilitate PWID engagement in harm reduction, substance use treatment, and ot... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - October 2, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Gabriella K. Olgin, Annick B órquez, Pieter Baker, Erika Clairgue, Mario Morales, Arnulfo Bañuelos, Jaime Arredondo, Alicia Harvey-Vera, Steffanie Strathdee, Leo Beletsky and Javier A. Cepeda Tags: Research Source Type: research

A scoping review of school-based indigenous substance use prevention in preteens (7 –13 years)
Early-onset substance use is a risk factor for continued use, dependency, and poor long-term health outcomes. Indigenous youth are more likely to engage in early-onset substance use than their non-Indigenous c... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - October 1, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Geoffrey Maina, Maeve Mclean, Solomon Mcharo, Megan Kennedy, Joseph Djiometio and Alexandra King Tags: Review Source Type: research

Healthcare cost associations of patients who use illicit drugs in Florida: a retrospective analysis
Illicit drug use increases visits to the hospital. Research is limited on the costs of these healthcare visits by illicit drug. (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - September 29, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Jessica L. Ryan and Veronica R. Rosa Tags: Research Source Type: research

The therapeutic effects of methylphenidate and matrix-methylphenidate on addiction severity, craving, relapse and mental health in the methamphetamine use disorder
Little evidence has examined the therapeutic effects of methylphenidate (MPH) and Matrix Model treatment on addiction severity, craving, relapse and mental health in people who use methamphetamine (PWUM). This... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - September 25, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Nazanin Aryan, Hamid Reza Banafshe, Vahid Farnia, Jalal Shakeri, Mostafa Alikhani, Habibollah Rahimi, Mojtaba Sehat, Peyman Mamsharifi, Amir Ghaderi and Abdollah Omidi Tags: Research Source Type: research

A mixed-method comparison of physician-reported beliefs about and barriers to treatment with medications for opioid use disorder
Evidence demonstrates that medications for treating opioid use disorder (MOUD) —namely buprenorphine, methadone, and extended-release naltrexone—are effective at treating opioid use disorder (OUD) and reducing... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - September 14, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Rebecca L. Haffajee, Barbara Andraka-Christou, Jeremy Attermann, Anna Cupito, Jessica Buche and Angela J. Beck Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors associated with different forms of alcohol use behaviors among college students in Bhutan: a cross-sectional study
Alcohol use has impacts on several dimensions of health, including physical health and mental health, particularly in college-age populations. Therefore, this study aimed to estimate the prevalence and to dete... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - September 14, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Tandin Dorji, Peeradone Srichan, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Rachanee Sunsern and Wipob Suttana Tags: Research Source Type: research

“Setting people up for success and then failure” – health care and service providers’ experiences of using prize-based contingency management
Over the last 50 years, there has been a growing interest in and use of contingency management (CM) for people who use substances. Yet, despite showing some level of efficacy (albeit only short-term) and being... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - September 14, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Marilou Gagnon, Adrian Guta and Alayna Payne Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Alcohol drinking as a mediator of the influence of smoking prevalence on second-hand smoke exposure in workplaces: a mediation analysis
This study uses mediation analysis to clarify the process underlying the relationship between ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - September 3, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Haoxiang Lin, Chun Chang and Zhao Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life of long-term patients receiving opioid agonist therapy: a nested prospective cohort study in Norway
Opioid dependence carries the highest disease burden of all illicit drugs. Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) is an evidence-based medical intervention that reduces morbidity and mortality. There is limited knowledg... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - September 3, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Christer Frode Aas, J ørn Henrik Vold, Svetlana Skurtveit, Aaron G. Lim, Sabine Ruths, Kamrul Islam, Jan Erik Askildsen, Else-Marie Løberg, Lars Thore Fadnes and Kjell Arne Johansson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Recent changes in trends of opioid overdose deaths in North America
As several regulatory and environmental changes have occurred in North America, trends in overdose deaths were examined in the United States (US), Ontario and British Columbia (BC), including changes in consum... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 31, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Sameer Imtiaz, Kevin D. Shield, Benedikt Fischer, Tara Elton-Marshall, Bundit Sornpaisarn, Charlotte Probst and J ürgen Rehm Tags: Research Source Type: research

Hookah use patterns, social influence and associated other substance use among a sample of New York City public university students
This study aimed to investigate the individual characteristics ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 28, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Omar El Shahawy, Su Hyun Park, Erin S. Rogers, Jenni A. Shearston, Azure B. Thompson, Spring C. Cooper, Nicholas Freudenberg, Samuel A. Ball, David Abrams, Donna Shelley and Scott E. Sherman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Determinants of hookah smoking among men in the coffee houses: an application of socio-ecological approach
Tobacco smoking is the second leading cause of death and is closely linked to fatal diseases. Hookah Smoking (HS) is a traditional way to smoke tobacco, especially in the Eastern Mediterranean region that is c... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 24, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Fatemeh Bakhtari, Asghar Mohammadpoorasl, Haidar Nadrian, Nader Alizadeh, Leila Jahangiry and Koen Ponnet Tags: Research Source Type: research

The prevalence and factors associated with alcohol use disorder among people living with HIV/AIDS in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This study, therefore, assessed the average 1 year prevale... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 24, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Mogesie Necho, Asmare Belete and Yibeltal Getachew Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and high risk behaviours associated with HCV testing among people who inject drugs: a systematic review and Meta-analysis
Hepatitis C diagnosis could be a gateway to behavioral change and subsequent decline in transmission among people who inject drugs (PWIDs). We assessed the association between the social determinants of PWID, ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 24, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Salah Eddin Karimi, Azadeh Bayani, Peter Higgs, Amir-Hossein Bayat, Morteza Hemmat, Elahe Ahounbar, Bahram Armoon and Yadolah Fakhri Tags: Review Source Type: research

Prevalence and factors associated with substance use among street children in Jimma town, Oromiya national regional state, Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study
Street children constitute a marginalized population in most urban centers of the world. According to UN sources, there are up to 150 million street children in the world today. The estimated number of childre... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 20, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Mengistu Ayenew, Teshome Kabeta and Kifle Woldemichael Tags: Research Source Type: research

Suicidal behavior in problematic substance uses in South Gondar zone, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional survey
Suicidal behavior has a significant contribution to the global burden of disease that affects individuals, families and communities at different age groups. Sadly, up to 75% of suicides in the world occur in l... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 18, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Getasew Legas, Habte Belete, Sintayehu Asnakew, Amsalu Belete and Shegaye Shumet Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sexual and reproductive health correlates of polysubstance use among female adolescents who sell sex in the southwest of China
Substance use and adverse sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes continue to be significant threats to female adolescents ’ health and wellbeing, particularly to these marginalized subpopulations. Our re... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 17, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Xu-Dong Zhang, Jun Zhang, Ren-Sheng Xie and Wei-Hong Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Individualized approach to primary prevention of substance use disorder: age-related risks
The misuse of legal and illegal substances has led to an increase in substance use disorder (SUD) in the United States. Although primary prevention strategies have been successfully used to target chronic phys... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 14, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Eric Afuseh, Caitlin A. Pike and Ukamaka M. Oruche Tags: Review Source Type: research

Redemption from plight: a qualitative study on reasons behind treatment decisions among Iranian male opioid users
Opioid use remains a significant cause of harm to individual health. Perceived motives are of the main factors that help lead a patient into seeking treatment voluntarily to obviate that harm. The current stud... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 8, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Mostafa Amini-Rarani, Esmaeil Khedmati Morasae, Tahereh Pashaei and Maryam Moeeni Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patterns of ecstasy use amongst live music event attendees and their opinions on pill testing: a cross sectional study
This study aims to identify patterns of ecstasy use among live music event attendees; explore the opinions and potential usage of il... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 5, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Madeleine Southey, Ashwini Kathirgamalingam, Benjamin Crawford, Rohan Kaul, Jack McNamara, Franklin John-Leader, Jenny Heslop and Sabrina Winona Pit Tags: Research Source Type: research

Barriers and motivators to participation and retention in HIV/HCV cohort studies among people who inject drugs: a community consultation in Iran
The lack of robust estimates of HIV/HCV incidence among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Iran calls for well-designed prospective cohort studies. Successful recruitment and follow-up of PWID in cohort studies... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 5, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Ali Mirzazadeh, Samira Hosseini-Hooshyar, Armita Shahesmaeili, Ali Bahramnejad, Adibeh Barshan, Ghazal Mousavian, Esmail Najafi, Hamid Sharifi, Ali-Akbar Haghdoost, Alya Briceno, Willi McFarland and Kimberly Page Tags: Research Source Type: research

Some notes on the use, concept and socio-political framing of ‘stigma’ focusing on an opioid-related public health crisis
Canada has been home to a longstanding public health crisis related to opioids, including an extensive mortality and morbidity toll in the face of substantive intervention gaps. Recently (2019), two extensive ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - August 3, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Benedikt Fischer Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

“Personal recovery depends on NA unity”: an exploratory study on recovery-supportive elements in Narcotics Anonymous Flanders
Mutual aid organizations, such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA), can provide support in substance use disorder (SUD) recovery processes. However, research on NA and its recovery-supportive elements is scarce and pe... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - July 31, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Anne Dekkers, Sam Vos and Wouter Vanderplasschen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mindfulness-based programs for substance use disorders: a systematic review of manualized treatments
Substance use disorders are prevalent and returning to substance use (i.e., relapse) following treatment is common, underscoring the need for effective treatments that will help individuals maintain long-term ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - July 29, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: J. Richard Korecki, Frank J. Schwebel, Victoria R. Votaw and Katie Witkiewitz Tags: Review Source Type: research

Investigating the sequential patterns of methamphetamine use initiation in Iran
Methamphetamine (MA) remains one of the most commonly used amphetamine-type stimulants, accounting for the second most widely-used substance after marijuana. Due to increased use of MA, a wide variety of resea... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - July 29, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Ebrahim Moghimi Sarani, Jamshid Ahmadi, Bahare Oji, Motahareh Mahi-Birjand, Nader Bagheri, Amir Bazrafshan, Marie Dehghan Manshadi, Sajad Yaghoubi, Asiyeh Dezhkam, Mehrdad Khatami and Meghdad Abdollahpour-Alitappeh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Stigma: how it affects the substance use disorder patient
The stigma surrounding individuals who have substance use disorders is a pervasive phenomenon that has had detrimental effects on treatment outcomes, health care providers, treatments, research, policies, and ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - July 27, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Janet Zwick, Hannah Appleseth and Stephan Arndt Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

“With tramadol, I ride like a Jaguar”: a qualitative study of motivations for non-medical purpose tramadol use among commercial vehicle operators in Kumasi, Ghana
The misuse of tramadol has become a major aspect of the wider substance use challenge in recent years and is evolving into a health crisis at an alarming rate. However, literature on motivations for non-medica... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - July 23, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Prince Peprah, Williams Agyemang-Duah, Emmanuel Appiah-Brempong, Adjei Gyimah Akwasi and Anthony Kwame Morgan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validation and psychometric properties of the drug users ’ quality of life scale in Iranian population
Drug dependence and the resultant problems notably decrease the quality of life (QOL). Measuring the QOL in persons who use drugs (PWUDs) and planning to improve it can be helpful for rehabilitation programs. Giv... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - July 22, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Sousan Heydarpour, Amir Jalali, Fatemeh Baghaei and Nader Salari Tags: Research Source Type: research

A review of the public sector substance use disorder treatment and prevention systems in Kenya
The burden of substance use disorders in sub-Saharan Africa has been projected to increase by an estimated 130% by 2050. Despite this, little is known about the substance use disorder treatment and prevention ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - July 20, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Florence Jaguga and Edith Kwobah Tags: Review Source Type: research

Validation and psychometric properties of the community assessment inventory in Iranian persons who use drug
Social support is a key factor in the treatment and rehabilitation process of persons who use drug (PWUD). This highlights the need for a valid and reliable tool for assessing social support. The cultural and ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - July 18, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Nader Salari, Amir Jalali, Behzad Abdam, Alireza Abdi and Hooman Daryoushi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Uptake and predictors of direct-acting antiviral treatment for hepatitis C among people receiving opioid agonist therapy in Sweden and Norway: a drug utilization study from 2014 to 2017
Treatment with direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) offers an opportunity to eliminate hepatitis C virus (HCV) endemic among people who inject drugs (PWID) and people enrolled in opioid agonist therapy (OAT) ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - June 30, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Christer F. Aas, J ørn Henrik Vold, Svetlana Skurtveit, Ingvild Odsbu, Fatemeh Chalabianloo, Aaron G. Lim, Kjell Arne Johansson and Lars Thore Fadnes Tags: Research Source Type: research

Alcohol use disorders and the risk of progression of liver disease in people with hepatitis C virus infection – a systematic review
Liver cirrhosis and other chronic liver diseases are usually compartmentalized into separate categories based on etiology (e.g., due to alcohol, virus infection, etc.), but it is important to study the interse... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - June 30, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Laura Llamosas-Falc ón, Kevin D. Shield, Maya Gelovany, Jakob Manthey and Jürgen Rehm Tags: Review Source Type: research

Mental health problems among young people in substance abuse treatment in Sweden
Young people with substance use problems face a high risk of co-occurring mental health problems, something that may involve a more difficult life situation, social problems as well as worse treatment outcomes... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - June 24, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Torkel Richert, Mats Anderberg and Mikael Dahlberg Tags: Research Source Type: research

Barriers, facilitators, and disparities in retention for adolescents in treatment for substance use disorders: a qualitative study with treatment providers
We examined treatment providers ’ perspectives on... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - June 18, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Andrea Acevedo, Nellie Harvey, Maureen Kamanu, Shalini Tendulkar and Sasha Fleary Tags: Research Source Type: research

Substance use disorders in Saudi Arabia: a scoping review
Substance use disorders (SUD) are mental health conditions that arise from chronic drug use. There is an increased recognition of this problem in Saudi Arabia. (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - June 17, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Nazmus Saquib, Ahmad Mamoun Rajab, Juliann Saquib and AbdulRahman AlMazrou Tags: Review Source Type: research

Measuring capital in active addiction and recovery: the development of the strengths and barriers recovery scale (SABRS)
The international Life In Recovery (LiR) surveys have provided an important message to the public and policy makers about the reality of change from addiction to recovery, consistently demonstrating both that ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - June 16, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: David Best, Wouter Vanderplasschen and Mulka Nisic Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of drug use, alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking and measure of socioeconomic-related inequalities of drug use among Iranian people: findings from a national survey
Drug use can lead to several psychological, medical and social complications. The current study aimed to measure and decomposes socioeconomic-related inequalities in drug use among adults in Iran. (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - June 5, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Mehdi Moradinazar, Farid Najafi, Farzad Jalilian, Yahya Pasdar, Behrooz Hamzeh, Ebraim Shakiba, Mohammad Hajizadeh, Ali Akbar Haghdoost, Reza Malekzadeh, Hossein Poustchi, Marzeyeh Nasiri, Hassan Okati-Aliabad, Majid Saeedi, Fariborz Mansour-Ghanaei, Sara Tags: Research Source Type: research

“It’s business as usual”: adolescents perspectives on the ban of alcohol sachets towards reduction in under age alcohol use in Malawi
Alcohol contributes to poor health, social and economic outcomes among adolescents. In Malawi, alcohol consumption among young people significantly increased after the introduction of alcohol sachets. A govern... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - June 3, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Sangwani Salimu and Alinane Linda Nyondo-Mipando Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Effects of behavioural activation on substance use and depression: a systematic review
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - May 31, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Carmela Mart ínez-Vispo, Úrsula Martínez, Ana López-Durán, Elena Fernández del Río and Elisardo Becoña Tags: Correction Source Type: research

A chart review of substance use screening and related documentation among adolescents in outpatient pediatric clinics: implications for practice
Despite recent reductions, youth substance use continues to be a concern in the United States. Structured primary care substance use screening among adolescents is recommended, but not widely implemented. The ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - May 25, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Lisa M. Kuhns, Brookley Carlino, Katie Greeley, Abigail L. Muldoon, Niranjan Karnik, Hale Thompson, Robert Garofalo and Maria Rahmandar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors predicting satisfaction in outpatient substance abuse treatment: a prospective follow-up study
While treatment satisfaction has been associated with better outcomes in substance abuse treatment, there is an obvious need for a more profound understanding of what predicts client ’s satisfaction with treatm... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - May 24, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Katja Kuusisto and Tomi Lintonen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Binge-drinking and household role ’s associations with prevalence of domestic violence: findings from the Thailand smoking and drinking behaviour survey 2017
Alcohol consumption is associated with domestic violence, but the extent that binge-drinking and the household role of drinkers strengthens this association is unknown. We assessed the extent that binge-drinki... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - May 20, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Wit Wichaidit and Sawitri Assanangkornchai Tags: Research Source Type: research

The consequences of regular methamphetamine use in Tehran: qualitative content analysis
In recent years, methamphetamine use has increased noticeably in Iran, and this can make harmful consequences for the health of individuals and society. Therefore, the study aimed to investigate the consequenc... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - May 14, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Javad Yoosefi Lebni, Arash Ziapour, Mostafa Qorbani, Fereshteh Baygi, Amin Mirzaei, Omid Safari, Babak Rastegarimehr, Bahar Khosravi and Morteza Mansourian Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychological, social, and motivational factors in persons who use drugs
Persons who use drug need family and society ’s support in the process of treatment and rehabilitation. Therefore, it is imperative to determine the psychological, social, and motivational factors that can help... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 29, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Sana Shahrabadi, Amir Jalali, Rostam Jalali and Ali Gholami Tags: Research Source Type: research

Treatment adherence amongst drug users attending public and private methadone maintenance clinics in a northern province of Vietnam
Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) has been proven to be effective in improving health status and the quality of life of illicit drug users. Due to the quick expand of methadone program, socialization throu... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 28, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Tuan Anh Le, Giang Hai Ha, Mai Quynh Thi Le, Lien My Hoang Tran, Duyen Thanh Thi Pham, Ninh Hai Thi Tran, Giang Thu Vu, Long Hoang Nguyen, Hai Quang Pham, Cuong Tat Nguyen, Tung Hoang Tran, Kiet Tuan Huy Pham, Bach Xuan Tran, Carl A. Latkin, Cyrus S. H. H Tags: Research Source Type: research