M D Stein

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Looking for the uninsured in Massachusetts? Check opioid dependent persons seeking detoxification
    M D Stein
    General Medicine Research Unit, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, United States Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 136:166-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Alcohol use potentiates marijuana problem severity in young adult women
    Michael D Stein
    General Medicine Research Unit, Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e77-82. 2014
  3. pmc Varenicline for smoking cessation among methadone-maintained smokers: a randomized clinical trial
    M D Stein
    General Medicine Research Unit, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, United States Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:486-93. 2013
  4. pmc Incidence of sexually transmitted infections among hazardously drinking women after incarceration
    Michael D Stein
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e1-7. 2012
  5. pmc Relationship of alcohol use and sexual risk taking among hazardously drinking incarcerated women: an event-level analysis
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine and Community Health, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University and General Medicine Research, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:508-15. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of antiretroviral therapies by HIV-infected persons receiving methadone maintenance
    M D Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    J Addict Dis 19:85-94. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use patterns predict high-risk HIV behaviors among active injection drug users
    M D Stein
    Providence Methadone and Injection Use Study, Division of General Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 18:359-63. 2000
  8. pmc Delays in seeking HIV care due to competing caregiver responsibilities
    M D Stein
    Division of General Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1138-40. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Care of vaginal symptoms among HIV-infected women
    M D Stein
    Division of General Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:51-5. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C disease among injection drug users: knowledge, perceived risk and willingness to receive treatment
    M D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:211-5. 2001

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Publications115 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Looking for the uninsured in Massachusetts? Check opioid dependent persons seeking detoxification
    M D Stein
    General Medicine Research Unit, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, United States Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 136:166-9. 2014
    ..We examined the rate of uninsurance among persons seeking detoxification at a large drug treatment program in Massachusetts in 2013, five years after insurance mandates...
  2. doi request reprint Alcohol use potentiates marijuana problem severity in young adult women
    Michael D Stein
    General Medicine Research Unit, Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e77-82. 2014
    ..Marijuana-related problems are associated with marijuana use frequency. We hypothesized that increased alcohol use frequency potentiates the association between frequency of marijuana use and marijuana-related problem severity...
  3. pmc Varenicline for smoking cessation among methadone-maintained smokers: a randomized clinical trial
    M D Stein
    General Medicine Research Unit, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, United States Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:486-93. 2013
    ..Previous treatment studies have used nicotine replacement and produced low quit rates...
  4. pmc Incidence of sexually transmitted infections among hazardously drinking women after incarceration
    Michael D Stein
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e1-7. 2012
    ..This study assessed the rates and predictors of incident chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis in a sample of hazardously drinking women after incarceration...
  5. pmc Relationship of alcohol use and sexual risk taking among hazardously drinking incarcerated women: an event-level analysis
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine and Community Health, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University and General Medicine Research, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:508-15. 2009
    ..To understand the association of alcohol use with sex and unprotected sex among hazardously drinking incarcerated women, we examined the relationship of these behaviors on any given day...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of antiretroviral therapies by HIV-infected persons receiving methadone maintenance
    M D Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    J Addict Dis 19:85-94. 2000
    ..We conclude that the model of referral for HIV care off-site does not appear to impede access to ART for HIV-infected IDUs in methadone maintenance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use patterns predict high-risk HIV behaviors among active injection drug users
    M D Stein
    Providence Methadone and Injection Use Study, Division of General Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 18:359-63. 2000
    ..The results of this study showed that prevalence of alcohol abuse is high in this population and is associated with needle sharing. HIV prevention effects in needle exchange programs should address alcohol use...
  8. pmc Delays in seeking HIV care due to competing caregiver responsibilities
    M D Stein
    Division of General Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1138-40. 2000
    ..This study sought to describe the characteristics of HIV-infected persons who delay medical care for themselves because they are caring for others...
  9. ncbi request reprint Care of vaginal symptoms among HIV-infected women
    M D Stein
    Division of General Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:51-5. 2000
    ..Gynecologic disease is common in HIV-infected women. We examine the sociodemographic, clinical, and provider factors associated with the care of women with vaginal symptoms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C disease among injection drug users: knowledge, perceived risk and willingness to receive treatment
    M D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:211-5. 2001
    ..Serologic confirmation of HCV status is important among drug users, as self-report of HCV infection is often unreliable. This population, with its high prevalence of HCV, may be interested in treatments that include interferon...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and HIV risk taking among intravenous drug users
    Michael D Stein
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Addict Behav 27:727-36. 2002
    ..To determine if drug risk days are also alcohol use days for active injection drug users (IDUs)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and sexual risk taking among hazardously drinking drug injectors who attend needle exchange
    M D Stein
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:1487-93. 2001
    ..To determine if sex-risk days are also alcohol use days for active injection drug users...
  13. ncbi request reprint Injection drug users: hospital care and charges
    M D Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:117-20. 2001
    ..7906). We conclude that considerable savings may result from preventative care of this population, including instruction in skin-cleaning techniques...
  14. doi request reprint A brief marijuana intervention for non-treatment-seeking young adult women
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:189-98. 2011
    ..31, p = .02), and 6 months (OR = 0.35, p = .03). A two-session brief motivational intervention reduced marijuana use among young women not seeking treatment. Women with a desire to quit showed a greater and more durable response...
  15. pmc A trial to reduce hepatitis C seroincidence in drug users
    Michael D Stein
    General Research Medicine, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:389-98. 2009
    ..009). This intervention was no more effective at reducing HCV seroconversion than assessment alone but did decrease injection initiation...
  16. pmc A brief alcohol intervention for hazardously drinking incarcerated women
    Michael D Stein
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addiction 105:466-75. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that among hazardously drinking incarcerated women who are returning to the community, a brief alcohol intervention will result in less alcohol use at follow-up relative to standard of care...
  17. ncbi request reprint The functioning and well being of persons who seek treatment for drug and alcohol use
    M D Stein
    Brown School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    J Subst Abuse 10:75-84. 1998
    ..We conclude the MOS survey is a reliable measure of function and well being in this population. Like other chronic diseases, alcohol and drug use have powerful effects on quality of life...
  18. pmc Antidepressant treatment does not improve buprenorphine retention among opioid-dependent persons
    Michael D Stein
    Brown University, Butler Hospital, General Medicine Research, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:157-66. 2010
    ..Clinicians should determine the need for antidepressant treatment later in buprenorphine care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Social relationships and intravenous drug use among methadone maintenance patients
    A Gogineni
    Department of General Internal Medicine, 593 Eddy St, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:47-53. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that personal relationships strongly influence continued injection drug use and that methadone programs should help patients develop social networks of non-users...
  20. ncbi request reprint The impact of competing subsistence needs and barriers on access to medical care for persons with human immunodeficiency virus receiving care in the United States
    W E Cunningham
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Med Care 37:1270-81. 1999
    ..To examine whether competing subsistence needs and other barriers are associated with poorer access to medical care among persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), using self-reported data...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected methadone patients: effect of ongoing illicit drug use
    M D Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 26:195-205. 2000
    ..Levels of nonadherence were comparable to estimates from other chronic diseases, but this finding has important implications for patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Trillion virion delay: time from testing positive for HIV to presentation for primary care
    J H Samet
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:734-40. 1998
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals' initial presentation to medical care frequently occurs at a point of advanced immunosuppression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Screening for cervical cancer in HIV-infected women receiving care in the United States
    M D Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 27:463-6. 2001
    ..We examined the sociodemographic, clinical and provider factors associated with screening for cervical cancer among HIV-infected women...
  24. ncbi request reprint HIV-positive women: reasons they are tested for HIV and their clinical characteristics on entry into the health care system
    M D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    J Gen Intern Med 6:286-9. 1991
    ..AIDS education strategies toward all women at risk must include information about manifestations of HIV disease in women, as well as preventive measures, to ensure early access to the health care system...
  25. pmc Effects of drug abuse and mental disorders on use and type of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected persons
    B J Turner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:625-33. 2001
    ..To distinguish the effects of drug abuse, mental disorders, and problem drinking on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and highly active ART (HAART) use...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evolution of depressive symptoms in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients entering primary care
    J B Savetsky
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:76-83. 2001
    ..It is essential to screen, identify, and treat depression among patients entering care for HIV disease. Encouragement in joining support groups is a reasonable component of a strategy for addressing this common condition...
  27. ncbi request reprint Linkage to medical services in the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study
    P D Friedmann
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, 02903, USA
    Med Care 39:284-95. 2001
    ..However, little is known about the ability of organizational linkage mechanisms to facilitate the delivery of medical care to this population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Understanding delay to medical care for HIV infection: the long-term non-presenter
    J H Samet
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health, MA, USA
    AIDS 15:77-85. 2001
    ..To examine delayed presentation for HIV testing and primary care in the second decade of the AIDS epidemic...
  29. ncbi request reprint Adverse drinking consequences among alcohol abusing intravenous drug users
    B J Anderson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:41-5. 2001
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  30. pmc Do internists and emergency physicians agree on the appropriateness of emergency department visits?
    G M O'Brien
    Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:188-91. 1997
    ..As managed care grows, the determination of ED appropriateness may depend on open discussions between physician groups, as well as on access to timely care in office settings...
  31. ncbi request reprint Enhanced emergency department referral improves primary care access
    G M O'Brien
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:1265-9. 1999
    ..People who use the emergency department (ED) as their main source of medical care cite access barriers to primary care as the reason. The purpose of this study was to test an intervention designed to refer regular ED users to primary care...
  32. ncbi request reprint Levels of trauma among women inmates with HIV risk and alcohol use disorders: behavioral and emotional impacts
    Megan R Hebert
    Rhode Island Hospital Substance Abuse Rresearch Unit, DGIM, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 8:27-46. 2007
    ..Through identifying these separate classes, limited resources for trauma survivors in the correctional setting could be most appropriately allocated...
  33. ncbi request reprint HIV and HCV testing for young drug users in Rhode Island
    David Pugatch
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:302-4. 2006
    ..2% reported ever testing for HIV versus 51.2% for HCV (p < .001). Young injectors were under-screened for HCV compared with the far less prevalent HIV infection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Relationship of depression to smoking outcomes in a methadone-maintained population
    Michael D Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Addict Dis 26:35-40. 2007
    ..Depressive symptoms have little influence on smoking cessation outcomes in this population...
  35. pmc Economic effects of community versus hospital-based faculty pneumonia care
    M D Stein
    Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:774-7. 1998
    ..Academic teaching services staffed by general medicine faculty may provide efficient inpatient pneumonia care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers to safe-injection practices among drug injectors who remain HCV-negative
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:517-25. 2007
    ..Despite, or perhaps because of, their HCV seronegative status, IDUs continue to share. Tailoring messages to modifiable perceptions of risk may be useful in reducing continued drug equipment sharing...
  37. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a brief alcohol intervention for needle exchangers (BRAINE)
    Michael D Stein
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Addiction 97:691-700. 2002
    ..To test motivational interviewing (MI) as a brief intervention for reducing alcohol use among needle exchange clients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Adherence to treatment of depression in active injection drug users: the minerva study
    Michael D Stein
    Brown University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, 75 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:87-93. 2004
    ..01); frequency of heroin use was inversely associated with adherence. Developing public health treatment interventions to engage out-of-treatment, dually-diagnosed IDUs is possible...
  39. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention services in correctional drug treatment programs: do they change risk behaviors?
    Rebecca A Ballard Lubelczyk
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:117-25. 2002
    ..This analysis suggests that HIV prevention services are beneficial in reducing risk behavior among incarcerated individuals whose discharge is expected in the near future...
  40. pmc Reproductive health care and family planning needs among incarcerated women
    Jennifer G Clarke
    Rhode Island Hospital DGIM, MPB 1, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:834-9. 2006
    ..We assessed the level of risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and the reproductive health needs of 484 incarcerated women in Rhode Island to plan an intervention for women returning to the community...
  41. ncbi request reprint Differences in access to zidovudine (AZT) among symptomatic HIV-infected persons
    M D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    J Gen Intern Med 6:35-40. 1991
    ..71 to 5.11). CONCLUSION: The authors conclude that traditionally disadvantaged groups have less access to AZT, the only antiretroviral agent demonstrated to increase survival of patients who have symptomatic HIV infection...
  42. pmc Adequacy of testing, empiric treatment, and referral for adult male emergency department patients with possible chlamydia and/or gonorrhoea urethritis
    R C Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 20:534-9. 2009
    ..More explicit guidance from CDC regarding syphilis testing and referral for further evaluation is needed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Validation of the screening strategy in the NIAAA "Physicians' Guide to Helping Patients with Alcohol Problems"
    P D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence 02903, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:234-8. 2001
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Transportation and retention in outpatient drug abuse treatment programs
    P D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 21:97-103. 2001
    ..Future research should validate whether car, van, or contracted transportation services improve retention and other treatment outcomes in outpatient drug abuse treatment...
  45. ncbi request reprint Interest in smoking cessation among injection drug users
    J G Clarke
    Department of Medicine and Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Addict 10:159-66. 2001
    ..Although smoking cessation counseling should be offered to all smokers, interventions directed towards older individuals enrolled in MMTP may target the group most interested in smoking cessation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Curbside consultation practices and attitudes among primary care physicians and medical subspecialists
    D Kuo
    Department of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    JAMA 280:905-9. 1998
    ..Informal (curbside) consultations are an integral part of medical culture and may be of great value to patients and primary care physicians. However, little is known about physicians' behavior or attitudes toward curbside consultation...
  47. pmc HIV/AIDS patients' perspectives on adhering to regimens containing protease inhibitors
    V E Stone
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket 02860, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:586-93. 1998
    ..This early positive "reputation" of PIs may enhance motivation for adherence. Those who are taking PIs invest substantial effort adhering to these complex regimens, but resent the need to make medications the focus of their lives...
  48. pmc Initial outcomes of provider-initiated routine HIV testing and counseling during outpatient care at a rural Ugandan hospital: risky sexual behavior, partner HIV testing, disclosure, and HIV care seeking
    Susan M Kiene
    Departments of Medicine and Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:117-26. 2010
    ..To fully realize the potential HIV prevention benefits of routine HIV testing an emphasis on tailored risk-reduction counseling may be necessary...
  49. ncbi request reprint Correlates of condom use and reasons for condom non-use among drug users
    Cynthia Rosengard
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:637-44. 2006
    ..Tailoring messages to modifiable perceptions of risk and condom attitudes may be useful in reducing sexual risk among drug-using individuals...
  50. doi request reprint Hazardously drinking women leaving jail: time to first drink
    Jennifer G Clarke
    Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI, USA
    J Correct Health Care 17:61-8. 2011
    ..82, p < .05) as length of incarceration increased. The intervention was not associated with decreased drinking. Interventions to maintain abstinence need to reach women within their first days postrelease...
  51. pmc Intravenous drug users' HIV-risk behaviors with primary/other partners
    Cynthia Rosengard
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:225-36. 2004
    ..Evaluation of intervention effects should use partner-specific assessments of risk behavior...
  52. pmc Correlates of partner-specific condom use intentions among incarcerated women in Rhode Island
    Cynthia Rosengard
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:32-8. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint A brief intervention for hazardous drinkers in a needle exchange program
    Michael D Stein
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:23-31. 2002
    ..Results from this study demonstrate that MI reduces drug-related HIV risk behaviors among active IDUs. As a brief intervention, MI may be a useful adjunct to existing services intended to reduce harm...
  54. pmc Marijuana use among young women in a primary care setting
    Jennifer S Rose
    Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 111 Plain St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:826-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of marijuana use among young women, ages 18-24, within a primary care setting...
  55. ncbi request reprint Depression severity and drug injection HIV risk behaviors
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1659-62. 2003
    ..This study examined the association of depression severity and drug injection HIV risk behavior among injection drug users...
  56. ncbi request reprint A latent class typology of young women smokers
    Jennifer S Rose
    Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Addiction 102:1310-9. 2007
    ..Using latent class analysis, we sought to profile patterns of behavioral, attitudinal and cognitive variables related to tobacco use among young women...
  57. ncbi request reprint Social support and zero sharing risk among hazardously drinking injection drug users
    Michael D Stein
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:225-30. 2002
    ..Interventions that mobilize social support may increase the possibility of zero sharing, an important public health goal...
  58. ncbi request reprint Gender, drug use, and perceived social support among HIV positive patients
    Gabriella Rothman
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:695-704. 2008
    ..We concluded that recent heroin/cocaine use may be associated with dissatisfaction in perceived social support from most sources, with the strongest relationships amongst drug using females...
  59. ncbi request reprint The association between age of hospitalized patients and the delivery of advanced cardiac life support
    T R Fried
    Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:257-61. 1996
    ..The association between older age and short ACLS trials among all nonsurvivors suggests that age is most important of these characteristics...
  60. ncbi request reprint Physicians' utilization of health care
    T J Wachtel
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:261-5. 1995
    ..Physicians appear to be low users of formal services overall, but high users of preventive care...
  61. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances among methadone maintained patients
    Michael D Stein
    Rhode Island Hospital, Division of General Internal Medicine, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:175-80. 2004
    ..01). Targeting modifiable psychological and medical risk factors that are most strongly associated with sleep disturbance may improve quality of life in drug treatment...
  62. pmc Three brief alcohol screens for detecting hazardous drinking in incarcerated women
    Celeste M Caviness
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:50-4. 2009
    ..This study examines abbreviated versions of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) heavy episodic drinking criterion in a sample of female detainees...
  63. pmc Improving birth control service utilization by offering services prerelease vs postincarceration
    Jennifer G Clarke
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, MPB 1, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:840-5. 2006
    ..We examined whether incarcerated women would substantially increase birth control initiation if contraceptive services were available within the prison compared with after their release back into the community...
  64. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy attitudes and contraceptive plans among women entering jail
    Jennifer G Clarke
    Rhode Island Hospital, Department of General Medicine, and Brown University School of Medicine, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Women Health 43:111-30. 2006
    ..47%). Tailoring services to women's specific pregnancy attitudes during periods of incarceration may aid in preventing unplanned pregnancies in populations of high-risk women...
  65. pmc A model to provide comprehensive testing for HIV, viral hepatitis, and sexually transmitted infections at a short-term drug treatment center
    Michelle A Lally
    Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:298-305. 2005
    ..Sixty-two percent of participants accepted all tests that were offered. While beneficial to those who accept testing, the described model of CCT is feasible in a drug treatment center, but acceptable to only a minority of inpatients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Reductions in HIV risk behaviors among depressed drug injectors
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 31:417-32. 2005
    ..To determine if, by reducing depressive symptoms, combined psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy reduces HIV drug risk behavior compared to an assessment-only condition for active drug injectors over 9 months...
  67. ncbi request reprint Predictors of follow-up health status in the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study (DATOS)
    Peter D Friedmann
    Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:243-51. 2003
    ..Future research should examine whether early identification and treatment of physical and mental health problems among patients in addiction treatment programs might remediate their adverse effects on long-term health status outcomes...
  68. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment but not literacy is associated with HIV risk behavior among incarcerated women
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:852-9. 2005
    ..To identify the educational factors associated with HIV risk behaviors among incarcerated women...
  69. ncbi request reprint Utilization of preventive health services by HIV-seronegative injection drug users
    Kelly A McGarry
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:93-102. 2002
    ..Given the burden of disease among IDUs, our findings suggest the need for a distinct set of testing and vaccination guidelines for the HIV-seronegative IDU population...
  70. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of health risk susceptibility in methadone maintained smokers
    Jumi Hayaki
    Division of Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Medical School, RI, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:73-84. 2005
    ..The SPHERE is a reliable instrument that captures unique dimensions of smokers' health expectancy...
  71. pmc Sexual risk for hepatitis B virus infection among hepatitis C virus-negative heroin and cocaine users
    J D Rich
    Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 134:478-84. 2006
    ..It appears that HBV risk among HCV-negative drug users in this cohort is primarily due to sexual behaviour...
  72. ncbi request reprint The ambulatory care of HIV-infected persons: a survey of physician practice patterns
    M D Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903
    J Gen Intern Med 7:180-6. 1992
    ..Such incorporation might increase guideline acceptance by practicing clinicians...
  73. ncbi request reprint Changes in the pattern of drug overdoses
    M D Stein
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island
    J Gen Intern Med 8:179-84. 1993
    ..Discharge disposition has changed over time and is related to patients' insurance status...
  74. ncbi request reprint Relationship quality among HIV patients and their caregivers
    I W Miller
    Psychosocial Research Program, Butler Hospital, Brown University, RI 02906, USA
    AIDS Care 19:203-11. 2007
    ..These results suggest that relationship quality is impaired in many patient-caregiver dyads and is uniquely associated with levels of depression, caregiver burden and treatment adherence...
  75. ncbi request reprint Do mechanisms that link addiction treatment patients to primary care influence subsequent utilization of emergency and hospital care?
    Peter D Friedmann
    Program to Integrate Psychosocial and Health Services, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Med Care 44:8-15. 2006
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation patterns in methadone-maintained smokers
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:421-8. 2007
    ..Past quit attempts, self-efficacy, and constant nicotine replacement were associated with duration of abstinence among methadone-maintained smokers. Attention to these domains in future intervention studies may improve treatment success...
  77. ncbi request reprint The impact of smoking cessation on drug abuse treatment outcome
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1323-31. 2003
    ..04). Despite drug abuse treatment programs' hesitance to encourage smokers to quit, smoking cessation does not negatively impact drug use outcomes...
  78. ncbi request reprint Nicotine and drug interaction expectancies among methadone maintained cigarette smokers
    Michael D Stein
    Brown University and Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, 02903, Providence, RI, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:357-61. 2003
    ..NOSIE was a reliable instrument that offers insight into patient expectations of the interaction of smoking and drug use...
  79. pmc Effect of primary medical care on addiction and medical severity in substance abuse treatment programs
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:1-8. 2003
    ..To examine whether the availability of primary medical care on-site at addiction treatment programs or off-site by referral improves patients' addiction severity and medical outcomes, compared to programs that offer no primary care...
  80. pmc A syringe prescription program to prevent infectious disease and improve health of injection drug users
    Josiah D Rich
    School of Medicine at Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 81:122-34. 2004
    ..The syringe prescription program in Providence represents a promising and innovative approach to disease prevention and treatment for IDUs...
  81. ncbi request reprint Perceived addiction treatment needs among alcohol using injection drug users
    Anthony Charuvastra
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:93-107. 2002
    ..Because perceived need predicts treatment entry, changing alcohol treatment perceptions in IDUs promises the potential of significant long-term public health benefits...
  82. ncbi request reprint A smoking cessation intervention for the methadone-maintained
    Michael D Stein
    Rhode Island Hospital, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Addiction 101:599-607. 2006
    ..To test, in combination with the nicotine patch, the incremental efficacy of a maximal, tailored behavioral treatment over a minimal treatment for smoking cessation...
  83. pmc Disturbed sleep and its relationship to alcohol use
    Michael D Stein
    Brown Medical School, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Subst Abus 26:1-13. 2005
    ..To review evidence of an association between disturbed sleep and alcohol use...
  84. pmc Caregiver burden and depression among informal caregivers of HIV-infected individuals
    Paul A Pirraglia
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:510-4. 2005
    ..Few studies have examined the factors associated with depression in informal caregivers of HIV-infected persons...
  85. pmc Buprenorphine retention in primary care
    Michael D Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1038-41. 2005
    ..This study assesses the rate and predictors of treatment retention for primary care patients with opioid dependence-prescribed buprenorphine, a long-acting partial opioid agonist...
  86. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral functioning in asymptomatic HIV-1 infected women
    R A Stern
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 4:172-8. 1998
    ..However, additional studies are needed with larger sample sizes and with careful attention to possible confounding or masking variables...
  87. pmc Nicotine replacement therapy: patterns of use after a quit attempt among methadone-maintained smokers
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:753-7. 2006
    ..To determine the association between daily smoking and use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), and to determine predictors of greater NRT use among methadone-maintained smokers...
  88. pmc Treatment of sleep disturbance in alcohol recovery: a national survey of addiction medicine physicians
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Addict Dis 22:91-103. 2003
    ..Although the treatment of disordered sleep among alcoholic patients in early recovery may have merit to prevent relapse, controlled studies of these sleep agents are needed...
  89. doi request reprint Do internal medicine residents find pain medication agreements useful?
    Mark J Fagan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:35-8. 2008
    ..Little is known about whether internal medicine residents find pain management agreements (PMAs) useful or whether PMA use is associated with more positive attitudes toward patients with chronic noncancer pain (CNCP)...
  90. ncbi request reprint Persistence of antidepressant treatment effects in a pharmacotherapy plus psychotherapy trial for active injection drug users
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Addict 14:346-57. 2005
    ..Combined treatment is superior to an assessment-only condition in depression remission rates at the end-of-treatment, but this difference does not persist...
  91. doi request reprint Backpack needle exchange: background, design, and pilot testing of a program in Rhode Island
    Megan R Hebert
    Rhode Island Hospital, Division of General Internal Medicine Substance Abuse Research Unit, 593 Eddy Street, Plain St Building, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Addict Dis 27:7-12. 2008
    ..Backpack exchange is a feasible method for providing needle exchange services and referrals to hard-to-reach injectors...
  92. pmc Insomnia among methadone-maintained individuals: the feasibility of collecting home polysomnographic recordings
    Megan E Kurth
    General Medicine Research Unit, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:219-25. 2009
    ..Polysomnography signal quality and overall study success rates were similar to those in non-substance using populations...
  93. pmc Trazodone for sleep disturbance after alcohol detoxification: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Peter D Friedmann
    Program to Integrate Psychosocial and Health Services, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1652-60. 2008
    ..Trazodone is a commonly prescribed off-label for sleep disturbance in alcohol-dependent patients, but its safety and efficacy for this indication is unknown...
  94. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea is more common than central sleep apnea in methadone maintenance patients with subjective sleep complaints
    Katherine M Sharkey
    Department of Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 108:77-83. 2010
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Receipt of disability payments by substance users: mental and physical health correlates
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Addict 15:160-5. 2006
    ..Longitudinal studies of disability status and its effects on the lives of substance users are warranted...
  96. ncbi request reprint Community referral sources and entry of treatment-naive clients into outpatient addiction treatment
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:105-15. 2003
    ..No effect of referral from medical or social service agencies was observed. These results highlight the role of coercive community institutions in treatment outreach efforts to persons in earlier phases of the "addiction career."..
  97. pmc Developing a system to predict laboratory-confirmed chlamydial and/or gonococcal urethritis in adult male emergency department patients
    Roland C Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:52-60. 2010
    ....
  98. pmc Accessibility of addiction treatment: results from a national survey of outpatient substance abuse treatment organizations
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:887-903. 2003
    ..This study examined organization-level characteristics associated with the accessibility of outpatient addiction treatment...
  99. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy plus psychotherapy for treatment of depression in active injection drug users
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:152-9. 2004
    ..Depressive disorders are common among opiate abusers and are associated with detrimental behavioral effects. However, there is little precedent for offering active drug users complex treatments for depression...
  100. ncbi request reprint Correlates of motivation to quit smoking in methadone-maintained smokers enrolled in a smoking cessation trial
    William G Shadel
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 130 N Bellefield Avenue, 5th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Addict Behav 30:295-300. 2005
    ..These results have implications for understanding motivational processes among methadone-maintained smokers and may help in the design of interventions that will assist this population with quitting smoking...
  101. doi request reprint Feasibility of gaining access to women in jail for health interventions
    Megan R Hebert
    Women Health 47:79-93. 2008
    ..This study addressed the feasibility of recruiting detained women for eligibility for clinical research...

Research Grants48

  1. Varenicline versus Nicotine Replacement for Methadone-Maintained Smokers
    Michael D Stein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..With close to one million methadone treatment entries per year in the United States, this research can have a meaningful public health impact addressing a high-risk population that would otherwise be difficult to reach. ..
  2. A TRIAL TO REDUCE HEPATITIS C AMONG INJECTION DRUG USERS
    Michael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Smoking Cessation Among Methadone Maintained Patients
    Michael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A3. To test the effects of the treatments on methadone treatment outcomes including methadone dose changes and continued use of illicit drugs, as measured by urine toxicologies. ..
  4. INSOMNIA AND DRUG RELAPSE RISK
    Michael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our research team is highly experienced in drug research, sleep disorders, and clinical trials in substance abusing populations. ..
  5. Linkage of Hospitalized Opioid Users to Buprenorphine
    Michael D Stein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of this study will have immediate clinical implications for the care of medical inpatients, and will be broadly generalizable to the chronic disease management of opioid dependence across many institutions. ..
  6. INSOMNIA AND DRUG RELAPSE RISK
    Michael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Two-night sleep studies will be performed in subjects' homes at baseline and 4 weeks later. Our research team is highly experienced in drug research, sleep disorders, and clinical trials in substance abusing populations. ..
  7. MAINTAINING HIV RISK REDUCTION AMONG NEEDLE EXCHANGERS
    Michael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our results will have policy implications for needle exchange programs where many IDUs have initiated HIV risk reduction. ..
  8. A BRIEF ALCOHOL INTERVENTION FOR INCARCERATED WOMEN
    Michael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If effective, this brief alcohol intervention can be readily integrated into existing programs for incarcerated women who will soon be reintegrating into the community. ..
  9. Adapting to HIV Disease--A Family Intervention
    Michael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Given the significance of families in the AIDS epidemic, it is important to study as well as support families and patients to optimize care of those affected by HIV disease. ..
  10. Varenicline versus Nicotine Replacement for Methadone-Maintained Smokers
    Michael D Stein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..With close to one million methadone treatment entries per year in the United States, this research can have a meaningful public health impact addressing a high-risk population that would otherwise be difficult to reach. ..
  11. ANTIDEPRESSANT TREATMENT TO REDUCE HIV RISK AMONG IDUS
    Michael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. A Brief Marijuana Intervention for Adolescent Women
    Michael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If effective, this brief marijuana intervention can be readily integrated into existing women's primary care sites. ..