James A Inciardi

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The diversion of prescription drugs by health care workers in Cincinnati, Ohio
    James A Inciardi
    University of Delaware, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:255-64. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The Diversion of Ultram, Ultracet, and generic tramadol HCL
    James A Inciardi
    University of Delaware Research Center, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:53-8. 2006
  3. pmc Mechanisms of prescription drug diversion among drug-involved club- and street-based populations
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Pain Med 8:171-83. 2007
  4. pmc The "black box" of prescription drug diversion
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, 2121 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 430, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:332-47. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Changing patterns of cocaine use and hiv risks in the south of Brazil
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:305-10. 2006
  6. pmc Integrating an HIV/HCV brief intervention in prisoner reentry: results of a multisite prospective study
    Steven S Martin
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:427-36. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint FDA approvals of generic drugs: impact on the diversion of opioid analgesics with a potential for abuse
    James A Inciardi
    University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    J Opioid Manag 5:81-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Prescription opioid abuse among drug-involved street-based sex workers
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    J Opioid Manag 2:283-9. 2006
  9. pmc Prescription drugs purchased through the internet: who are the end users?
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, FL 33134, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:21-9. 2010
  10. pmc Correlates of heterosexual anal intercourse among substance-using club-goers
    Gladys E Ibañez
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:959-67. 2010

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint The diversion of prescription drugs by health care workers in Cincinnati, Ohio
    James A Inciardi
    University of Delaware, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:255-64. 2006
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  2. ncbi request reprint The Diversion of Ultram, Ultracet, and generic tramadol HCL
    James A Inciardi
    University of Delaware Research Center, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:53-8. 2006
    ..Survey data suggest that the diversion of Ultram and other tramadol products is low, and overall, diversion investigators did not consider tramadol to be a problem in their respective jurisdictions...
  3. pmc Mechanisms of prescription drug diversion among drug-involved club- and street-based populations
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Pain Med 8:171-83. 2007
    ..However, empirical data on diversion are limited...
  4. pmc The "black box" of prescription drug diversion
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, 2121 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 430, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:332-47. 2009
    ..Little is known about where drug dealers are obtaining their supplies, and as such, prescription drug diversion is a "black box" requiring concentrated, systematic study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Changing patterns of cocaine use and hiv risks in the south of Brazil
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:305-10. 2006
    ..Within this context, this article describes the qualitative data describing the decline of cocaine injecting and the corresponding emergence of crack use in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and related HIV risks...
  6. pmc Integrating an HIV/HCV brief intervention in prisoner reentry: results of a multisite prospective study
    Steven S Martin
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:427-36. 2008
    ..This study is among the first to report any positive impacts on sexual behaviors among a population of inmates returning to the community...
  7. ncbi request reprint FDA approvals of generic drugs: impact on the diversion of opioid analgesics with a potential for abuse
    James A Inciardi
    University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    J Opioid Manag 5:81-7. 2009
    ..Although diversion did not increase in the short-term, the need for longer term monitoring appears warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prescription opioid abuse among drug-involved street-based sex workers
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    J Opioid Manag 2:283-9. 2006
    ..These findings warrant intensive study to determine the relative contribution of each mechanism of diversion to the illicit market...
  9. pmc Prescription drugs purchased through the internet: who are the end users?
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, FL 33134, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:21-9. 2010
    ..The consistency of this finding across very diverse populations suggests that the Internet is a relatively minor source for illicit purchases of prescription medications by the individual end-users of these drugs...
  10. pmc Correlates of heterosexual anal intercourse among substance-using club-goers
    Gladys E Ibañez
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:959-67. 2010
    ..Event-based and qualitative studies are needed to better understand the context in which anal sex occurs. Interventions that target heterosexual populations should include discussion about the risks of anal sex...
  11. pmc Prescription opioid abuse and diversion in an urban community: the results of an ultrarapid assessment
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Pain Med 10:537-48. 2009
    ..Prescription-drug diversion is a topic about which comparatively little is known, and systematic information garnered from prescription-drug abusers and dealers on the specific mechanisms of diversion is extremely limited...
  12. ncbi request reprint Developing an HIV intervention for indigent women substance abusers in the United States Virgin Islands
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA
    J Urban Health 82:iv74-83. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment during transition from prison to community and subsequent illicit drug use
    Clifford A Butzin
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:351-8. 2005
    ..4%). Treatment during the transitional period between prison and community showed substantial and persistent benefits even for a cohort marked with extensive criminal history, low rates of marital bonds, and substantial unemployment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug abuse among ecstasy users in Miami
    Steven P Kurtz
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, 10977 East Main St, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:1-16. 2005
    ..Additional studies among larger samples are needed to understand the processes of prescription drug access and the extent of integration in club drug using cultures...
  15. ncbi request reprint HIV, HBV, and HCV infections among drug-involved, inner-city, street sex workers in Miami, Florida
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware Research Center, 2100 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:139-47. 2006
    ..4%; HBV, 53.4%; HCV, 29.7%. A multidimensional public health program must address not only issues related to unsafe sex, but also the problems of drug abuse, homelessness, and other lifestyle factors that contribute to risk behaviors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of substance abuse treatment entry for crime-involved, cocaine-dependent women
    Christine A Saum
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, 77 E Main St, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:253-9. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Barriers to health and social services for street-based sex workers
    Steven P Kurtz
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, DE, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:345-61. 2005
    ..Bridging these gaps is tremendously important from a public health perspective given the disease burden among this population. Recommendations include service staff training, outreach, and promising research directions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Working toward recovery: the interplay of past treatment and economic status in long-term outcomes for drug-involved offenders
    Daniel J O'Connell
    The Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1089-107. 2007
    ..We then use structural equations modeling to demonstrate how this process might play out. The data for this study were collected from 1992 through 1998 from the Delaware Department of Corrections. The study's limitations are noted...
  19. pmc An effective HIV risk-reduction protocol for drug-using female sex workers
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 38:118-31. 2010
    ..Outcome analyses indicate that both groups benefited from participation in the intervention trial. However, the SWF Intervention was found to be more efficacious in regard to reductions in unprotected oral sex and sexual violence...
  20. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS among probationers: an assessment of risk and results from a brief intervention
    Steven S Martin
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716 2582, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:435-43. 2003
    ..Further work will consider what components in programs and characteristics in clients should be considered in selecting the most appropriate interventions for probationers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evaluating component effects of a prison-based treatment continuum
    Clifford A Butzin
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:63-9. 2002
    ..However, the residential transitional program effects are generally larger and more long lasting. Additionally, the two outcomes appear differentially sensitive to the degree of completion of the continuum...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physical dependence on Ultram (tramadol hydrochloride): both opioid-like and atypical withdrawal symptoms occur
    Edward C Senay
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:233-41. 2003
    ..These results indicate that physicians and other healthcare professionals need to be aware of the potential of Ultram to induce withdrawal of the classical opioid type, and that atypical withdrawal may also occur...
  23. ncbi request reprint An independent assessment of MEDWatch reporting for abuse/dependence and withdrawal from Ultram (tramadol hydrochloride)
    George E Woody
    Treatment Research Institute, School of Medicine, Philadelphia Va University of Pennsylvania, 600 Public Ledger Building, 150 South Independence Mall W, Philadelphia, PA 19106 3475, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:163-8. 2003
    ..Assess the validity of medical products reporting program (MEDWatch) reports of abuse/dependence and withdrawal associated with Ultram (tramadol)...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Risk factors for HIV transmission in drug users from Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil]
    Flavio Pechansky
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:1651-60. 2004
    ..0% of the sample reported no prior drug injection. Variables associated with HIV infection are similar to the national and international literature and agree with the theoretical model of risk behavior proposed by the first author...
  25. ncbi request reprint Diversion and abuse of methadone prescribed for pain management
    Theodore J Cicero
    JAMA 293:297-8. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Rates of abuse of tramadol remain unchanged with the introduction of new branded and generic products: results of an abuse monitoring system, 1994-2004
    Theodore J Cicero
    Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:851-9. 2005
    ..This provided a unique opportunity to study the potential changes in abuse as the generic and combination products became available...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trends in abuse of Oxycontin and other opioid analgesics in the United States: 2002-2004
    Theodore J Cicero
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Pain 6:662-72. 2005
    ..These results indicate that OxyContin abuse is a pervasive problem in this country, but that it needs to be considered in the context of a general pattern of increasing prescription drug abuse...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relationship between therapeutic use and abuse of opioid analgesics in rural, suburban, and urban locations in the United States
    Theodore J Cicero
    Washington University School of Medicine, MO, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:827-40. 2007
    ..The goal of these studies was to determine the relationship between prescribed use of opioid analgesics and their non-medically related use (abuse) at a regional level across the country...
  29. ncbi request reprint Trends in the use and abuse of branded and generic extended release oxycodone and fentanyl products in the United States
    Theodore J Cicero
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:115-20. 2007
    ..In this paper we assessed whether the introduction of generic products in the U.S. increased the therapeutic use and illicit abuse of extended release oxycodone products and the fentanyl patch...
  30. ncbi request reprint Foundations of opioid risk management
    Nathaniel P Katz
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:103-18. 2007
    ..Limitations of current approaches, and emerging directions in opioid risk management, are also presented...
  31. ncbi request reprint The development of a comprehensive risk-management program for prescription opioid analgesics: researched abuse, diversion and addiction-related surveillance (RADARS)
    Theodore J Cicero
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Pain Med 8:157-70. 2007
    ..Thus, its major focus was the detection of abuse of OxyContin and other commonly prescribed opioid analgesics at the three-digit ZIP code level across the country utilizing a number of different detection systems...
  32. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the abuse liability of tramadol, NSAIDs, and hydrocodone in patients with chronic pain
    Edgar H Adams
    Edgar Adams Consulting, Covance, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:465-76. 2006
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  33. ncbi request reprint Brazilian female crack users show elevated serum aluminum levels
    Flavio Pechansky
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:39-42. 2007
    ..Since aluminum intake is associated with neurological damage, we measured serum aluminum levels in crack smokers. The objective of this study was to ascertain the levels of aluminum in crack users who smoke on makeshift aluminum pipes...
  34. ncbi request reprint A psycho-economic model of ecstasy consumption and related consequences: a multi-site study with community samples
    Arbi Ben Abdallah
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1651-84. 2007
    ..The implications of incorporating the role of economic factors in shaping a more refined understanding of addiction are discussed. Suggestions for future research and study limitations are also noted...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of narcotic analgesic abuse among students: individual or polydrug abuse?
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies at the University of Delaware, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:498-9. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint [Substance use, risk situations, and HIV seroprevalence among individuals seeking free HIV testing in Porto Alegre, Brazil]
    Flavio Pechansky
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Centro de Pesquisa em Alcool e Drogas, Brazil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:249-55. 2005
    ..To describe substance use, HIV seroprevalence, and risk of exposure to HIV infection in individuals seeking HIV testing in two screening centers (a municipal one and a state one) in the city of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil...
  37. ncbi request reprint Using thought mapping and structured stories to decrease HIV risk behaviors among cocaine injectors and crack smokers in the South of Brazil
    Flavio Pechansky
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:233-40. 2007
    ..To compare changes in AIDS knowledge and risk behaviors among Brazilian cocaine users in an intervention trial...
  38. ncbi request reprint Differences in prevalence of prescription opiate misuse among rural and urban probationers
    Jennifer R Havens
    Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 40502, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:309-17. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Potential for abuse of buprenorphine in office-based treatment of opioid dependence
    Theodore J Cicero
    N Engl J Med 353:1863-5. 2005