Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

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June 7, 2012
The Interactive Systems Framework for Dissemination and Implementation (ISF) was introduced as a heuristic systems level model to help bridge the gap between research and practice. This model describes three interacting...
June 6, 2012
Neighborhoods with medical marijuana dispensaries are no more likely than other areas to have crime, according to a new study conducted in Sacramento, California. The study analyzed crime statistics in 95 neighborhoods...
June 6, 2012
The U.S. had the second-lowest proportion of students who used tobacco and alcohol compared to their counterparts in 36 European countries, a new report indicates. The results originate from coordinated school surveys...
May 19, 2012
The objective of this commentary is to discuss the significance of the study entitled, "Structuring a College Alcohol Prevention Program on the Low Level of Response to Alcohol Model: A Pilot Model" by Schuckit and...
May 18, 2012
BACKGROUND: There is a significant public health burden associated with substance use in Canada. The early detection and/or treatment of risky substance use has the potential to dramatically improve outcomes for those...
May 18, 2012
A study of more than six thousand twins finds a link between substance abuse early in life, and a decreased likelihood of finishing college. The study, which included male twins who served in the military during the...
May 16, 2012
Substance abuse is one of the top non-combat medical conditions that result in hospitalization for U.S. troops, according to a new Pentagon report. Mood, anxiety and adjustment disorders also rank high on the list, Time...
April 27, 2012
In a sample of 998 ethnically diverse adolescents, a multiagent, multimethod approach to the measurement of adolescent effortful control, adolescent substance use, and friendship influence was used to predict...
April 26, 2012
The use of addictive substances-tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs-during adolescence interferes with brain development and increases the risk of serious health and mental health conditions, including addiction. Yet,...
April 26, 2012
Authors: Shin SH, Hong HG, Wills TA Abstract Considerable clinical and empirical evidence has accumulated over the past decades indicating that there is a strong association between childhood maltreatment and...

 

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