William C Becker

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Provider satisfaction with office-based treatment of opioid dependence: a systematic review
    William C Becker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, USA
    Subst Abus 26:15-22. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-medical use, abuse and dependence on prescription opioids among U.S. adults: psychiatric, medical and substance use correlates
    William C Becker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:38-47. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Opioid use disorder in the United States: insurance status and treatment access
    William C Becker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia VAMC, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:207-13. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The association between chronic pain and prescription drug abuse in Veterans
    William C Becker
    Philadelphia VAMC, 3900 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pain Med 10:531-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of patients discharged from the Opioid Renewal Clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center
    William C Becker
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VISN4 MIRECC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Addict 18:135-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Long-term treatment with buprenorphine/naloxone in primary care: results at 2-5 years
    David A Fiellin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8025, USA
    Am J Addict 17:116-20. 2008
  7. pmc Receipt of opioid analgesics by HIV-infected and uninfected patients
    E Jennifer Edelman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208093, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:82-90. 2013
  8. pmc Previous use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana and subsequent abuse of prescription opioids in young adults
    Lynn E Fiellin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8093, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:158-63. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between urine drug test results and treatment outcome in high-risk chronic pain patients on opioids
    Kelly S Barth
    From the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences KSB, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Department of Internal Medicine WCB, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Philadelphia VA Medical Center NLW, DWO, RMG, Philadelphia, PA and Department of Psychiatry SM, DWO, RMG, Department of Anesthesia RMG, and School of Nursing SHM, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    J Addict Med 4:167-73. 2010
  10. pmc Non-medical use, abuse and dependence on sedatives and tranquilizers among U.S. adults: psychiatric and socio-demographic correlates
    William C Becker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:280-7. 2007

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Provider satisfaction with office-based treatment of opioid dependence: a systematic review
    William C Becker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, USA
    Subst Abus 26:15-22. 2005
    ..New federal regulations allow for office-based treatment of opioid dependent patients with opioid agonist medication (e.g., buprenorphine). We sought to evaluate the literature on office-based physicians' acceptance of this practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-medical use, abuse and dependence on prescription opioids among U.S. adults: psychiatric, medical and substance use correlates
    William C Becker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:38-47. 2008
    ..Non-medical use of prescription opioids carries risks including development of abuse/dependence. Such use may correlate with psychiatric, medical, and substance use characteristics...
  3. doi request reprint Opioid use disorder in the United States: insurance status and treatment access
    William C Becker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia VAMC, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:207-13. 2008
    ..In the United States, insurance status and rates of treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder are unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint The association between chronic pain and prescription drug abuse in Veterans
    William C Becker
    Philadelphia VAMC, 3900 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pain Med 10:531-6. 2009
    ..We sought to investigate the association between chronic pain and self-reported prescription drug abuse in a large cohort of patients referred from primary care for a behavioral health assessment...
  5. doi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of patients discharged from the Opioid Renewal Clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center
    William C Becker
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VISN4 MIRECC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Addict 18:135-9. 2009
    ..There was a positive correlation between length of time in the ORC and receipt of opioids post discharge. These outcomes reveal areas of need in the management of this complex population...
  6. doi request reprint Long-term treatment with buprenorphine/naloxone in primary care: results at 2-5 years
    David A Fiellin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8025, USA
    Am J Addict 17:116-20. 2008
    ..Serum transaminases remained stable from baseline. No serious adverse events related to treatment occurred. We conclude that select opioid-dependent patients exhibit moderate levels of retention in primary care office-based treatment...
  7. pmc Receipt of opioid analgesics by HIV-infected and uninfected patients
    E Jennifer Edelman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208093, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:82-90. 2013
    ..Opioids are increasingly prescribed, but there are limited data on opioid receipt by HIV status...
  8. pmc Previous use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana and subsequent abuse of prescription opioids in young adults
    Lynn E Fiellin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8093, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:158-63. 2013
    ..The current study explores the association between alcohol, cigarette, and/or marijuana use during adolescence and subsequent abuse of prescription opioids during young adulthood...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between urine drug test results and treatment outcome in high-risk chronic pain patients on opioids
    Kelly S Barth
    From the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences KSB, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Department of Internal Medicine WCB, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Philadelphia VA Medical Center NLW, DWO, RMG, Philadelphia, PA and Department of Psychiatry SM, DWO, RMG, Department of Anesthesia RMG, and School of Nursing SHM, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    J Addict Med 4:167-73. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe how the results of UDTs gathered from a group of chronic pain patients in a high-risk monitored opioid pharmacotherapy program apply to treatment outcome...
  10. pmc Non-medical use, abuse and dependence on sedatives and tranquilizers among U.S. adults: psychiatric and socio-demographic correlates
    William C Becker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:280-7. 2007
    ..Non-medical use of sedatives and tranquilizers carries risks including development of abuse/dependence. Such use may correlate with psychiatric symptoms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gender and non-medical use of prescription opioids: results from a national US survey
    Jeanette M Tetrault
    Veterans Affairs Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, West Haven, CT, USA
    Addiction 103:258-68. 2008
    ..Gender differences exist regarding alcohol and illicit drug use disorders in the United States. Little is known about the gender-related factors associated with non-medical use of prescription opioids...
  12. ncbi request reprint Faculty development in small-group teaching skills associated with a training course on office-based treatment of opioid dependence
    Jeffrey G Wong
    Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Subst Abus 25:35-40. 2004
    ..Evaluation of the DATA-2000 training session small-group facilitators was uniformly positive. This faculty development workshop was successful in improving teaching skills for our small-group faculty facilitators...