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February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study investigated sociodemographic disparities in alcohol environments and their relationship with adolescent drinking.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article focuses on the need to envision a more technologically enabled addiction treatment system in the year 2020, describes how this vision of the future might work, and offers ideas about how to achieve such a system.
November 1, 2006 | Journal Article
In this study, the authors explored changing relations between substance use, welfare receipt and substance-abuse treatment among low-income mothers before and after welfare reform. Annual data were examined from mothers aged 18 to 49 years in the 1 ...
June 1, 2005 | Journal Article
For more than a decade, public health practitioners have been influenced by the work of Daniel Beauchamp who argued that the ethic of public health is social justice and that public health problems go far beyond individual factors. Opposing this vie ...
September 1, 2005 | Journal Article
Pharmacotherapies for smoking reduction and cessation can play a vital role in helping individuals quit smoking. This article summarizes the current rates of smoking and smoking-related disease in the United States, outlines the projected benefits o ...
April 1, 2003 | Journal Article
Alcohol, drug, social, and legal problems increase the odds of housing and food-related hardships.
September 1, 2003 | Journal Article
Screening for Drug and Alcohol Risk
July 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Although the number of patients admitted to the hospital with concurrent diagnoses of alcohol and drug addiction (ADAA) rose, as did the costs associated with these hospitalizations, U.S. spending on ADAA treatment fell. Medicaid and Medicare bore the brunt of this spending, paying for 70 percent of hospitalizations with a concurrent ADAA diagnosis.
April 1, 2007 | Journal Article
Lessons from Hurricane Katrina