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Predictors of Staff Turnover and Turnover Intentions within Addiction Treatment Settings: Change Over Time Matters (Published on 01 Oct 2014)

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Sleep Disturbances in Individuals with Alcohol-Related Disorders: A Review of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) and Associated Non-Pharmacological Therapies (Published on 16 Sep 2014)

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Correction for "A Simplified Method for Routine Outcome Monitoring after Drug Abuse Treatment" (Published on 03 Jul 2014)

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Prevalence and Predictors of Harmful Khat Use Among University Students in Ethiopia (Published on 09 Jun 2014)

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Is Drug Use Related to the Choice of Potentially More Harmful Methods in Suicide Attempts? (Published on 26 May 2014)

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A Longitudinal Study on Substance Use and Related Problems in Women in Opioid Maintenance Treatment from Pregnancy to Four Years after Giving Birth (Published on 05 May 2014)

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Pregnancy and Fetal Loss Reported by Methamphetamine-Using Women (Published on 28 Apr 2014)

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Personality Disorders in Addiction Outpatients: Prevalence and Effects on Psychosocial Functioning (Published on 31 Mar 2014)

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Substance Misuse in the Psychiatric Emergency Service; A Descriptive Study (Published on 10 Feb 2014)

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Prevalence of Cannabis Residues in Psychiatric Patients: A Case Study of Two Mental Health Referral Hospitals in Uganda (Published on 08 Jan 2014)

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The GAIN Short Screener (GSS) as a Predictor of Future Arrest or Incarceration Among Youth Presenting to Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment (Published on 02 Dec 2013)

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Fascination and Social Togetherness—Discussions about Spice Smoking on a Swedish Internet Forum (Published on 27 Nov 2013)

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Inhalant Use Among Schoolchildren in Northeast India: A Preliminary Study (Published on 30 Oct 2013)

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Elevated Norepinephrine May Be a Unifying Etiological Factor in the Abuse of a Broad Range of Substances: Alcohol, Nicotine, Marijuana, Heroin, Cocaine, and Caffeine (Published on 13 Oct 2013)

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A Simplified Method for Routine Outcome Monitoring after Drug Abuse Treatment (Published on 16 Sep 2013)

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Changes in Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms Among Women in Substance Use Disorder Treatment: The Mediating Role of Bodily Dissociation and Emotion Regulation (Published on 15 Sep 2013)

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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 (Published on 03 Sep 2013)

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Calling for Help? Considering Function and Meaning when Patients Drunk-Dial Psychotherapists (Published on 19 Aug 2013)

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Meperidine: A Continuing Problem (Published on 28 Jul 2013)

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Trace Amine Associated Receptor 1 Modulates Behavioral Effects of Ethanol (Published on 04 Jun 2013)

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Nigerian Medical Students’ Opinions About Individuals Who Use and Abuse Psychoactive Substances (Published on 27 May 2013)

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Comment on "A Comparison of Buprenorphine + Naloxone to Buprenorphine and Methadone in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence During Pregnancy: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes" (Published on 26 May 2013)

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Current and Emerging Pharmacotherapeutic Options for Smoking Cessation (Published on 23 May 2013)

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Open Label Trial of Naltrexone Implants: Measuring Blood Serum Levels of Naltrexone (Published on 15 May 2013)

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A Comparison of Buprenorphine + Naloxone to Buprenorphine and Methadone in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence during Pregnancy: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes (Published on 14 Mar 2013)

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A Two Year Longitudinal Outcome Study of Addicted Health Care Professionals: An Investigation of the Role of Personality Variables (Published on 13 Mar 2013)

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Consumers’ Experiences in Dual Focus Mutual Aid for Co-occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders (Published on 06 Mar 2013)

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A Review of Existing Treatments for Substance Abuse Among the Elderly and Recommendations for Future Directions (Published on 18 Feb 2013)

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Safety and Efficacy of Acamprosate for the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence (Published on 31 Jan 2013)

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All Might Have Won, But Not All Have the Prize: Optimal Treatment for Substance Abuse Among Adolescents with Conduct Problems (Published on 25 Oct 2012)

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Are you Sleeping? Pilot Comparison of Self-Reported and Objective Measures of Sleep Quality and Duration in an Inpatient Alcoholism Treatment Program (Published on 15 Oct 2012)

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Epidemiologic and Molecular Pathophysiology of Chronic Opioid Dependence and the Place of Naltrexone Extended-Release Formulations in its Clinical Management (Published on 27 Sep 2012)

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Predictors of Relapse in a Bupropion Trial for Smoking Cessation in Recently-Abstinent Alcoholics: Preliminary Results Using an Aggregate Genetic Risk Score (Published on 17 Sep 2012)

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When Research Meets Reality—Lessons Learned From a Pragmatic Multisite Group-Randomized Clinical Trial on Psychosocial Interventions in the Psychiatric and Addiction Field (Published on 16 Aug 2012)

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Development and Initial Validation of a Client-Rated MET-CBT Adherence Measure (Published on 07 Aug 2012)

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Monitoring Utilization of a Large Scale Addiction Treatment System: The Drug and Alcohol Treatment Information System (DATIS) (Published on 25 Jun 2012)

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Bupropion Reduces Some of the Symptoms of Marihuana Withdrawal in Chronic Marihuana Users: A Pilot Study (Published on 25 Jun 2012)

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Current and Emerging Directions in the Treatment of Eating Disorders (Published on 29 Mar 2012)

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Researching Prescription Drug Misuse among First Nations in Canada: Starting from a Health Promotion Framework (Published on 28 Mar 2012)

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Drug, Sex and Age Differentials in the Use of Australian Publicly Funded Treatment Services (Published on 07 Mar 2012)

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Using Facebook to Maximize Follow-Up Response Rates in a Longitudinal Study of Adults Who Use Methamphetamine (Published on 10 Jan 2012)

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Validation of a Targeted Peer Relations Scale for Adolescents Treated for Substance Use Disorder: An Application of Rasch Modeling (Published on 24 Jul 2011)

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What Works for Patients in Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol Addiction? An Explorative Study into Clients' Evaluation of Subjective Factors and Therapy Satisfaction (Published on 29 May 2011)

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Illicit Opioid Intoxication: Diagnosis and Treatment (Published on 18 Apr 2011)

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Potential for Tramadol Abuse by Patients Visiting Pharmacies in Northern Iran (Published on 14 Mar 2011)

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Long-Acting Injectable Naltrexone for the Management of Patients with Opioid Dependence (Published on 06 Feb 2011)

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Effect of Potassium Channel Modulators on Morphine Withdrawal in Mice (Published on 16 Nov 2010)

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Imagery Scripts and a Computerized Subtraction Stress Task Both Induce Stress in Methamphetamine Users: A Controlled Laboratory Study (Published on 26 Oct 2010)

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Avoiding DWI Among Bar-room Drinkers: Strategies and Predictors (Published on 13 Oct 2010)

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Cellular Phone-Based Image Acquisition and Quantitative Ratiometric Method for Detecting Cocaine and Benzoylecgonine for Biological and Forensic Applications (Published on 21 Sep 2010)

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