Stephen F Butler

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Addiction severity assessment tool: development of a self-report measure for clients in substance abuse treatment
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion Inc, 320 Needham St, Suite 100, Newton, MA 02464 1594, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:349-60. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Spanish translation and linguistic validation of the screener and opioid assessment for patients with pain-revised (SOAPP-R)
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02464, USA
    Pain Med 14:1032-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Abuse rates and routes of administration of reformulated extended-release oxycodone: initial findings from a sentinel surveillance sample of individuals assessed for substance abuse treatment
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, 320 Needham St, Newton, MA 02464, USA
    J Pain 14:351-8. 2013
  4. pmc Validation of the Spanish Addiction Severity Index Multimedia Version (S-ASI-MV)
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA 02464, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 99:18-27. 2009
  5. doi request reprint National addictions vigilance intervention and prevention program (NAVIPPRO): a real-time, product-specific, public health surveillance system for monitoring prescription drug abuse
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA 02464 1594, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:1142-54. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of a screener and opioid assessment measure for patients with chronic pain
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, 320 Needham Street, Suite 100, Newton, MA 02464 1594, USA
    Pain 112:65-75. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Estimating attractiveness for abuse of a not-yet-marketed "abuse-deterrent" prescription opioid formulation
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02464, USA
    Pain Med 11:81-91. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Measuring attractiveness for abuse of prescription opioids
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Pain Med 11:67-80. 2010
  9. pmc Validation of the revised Screener and Opioid Assessment for Patients with Pain (SOAPP-R)
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02464, USA
    J Pain 9:360-72. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Internet surveillance: content analysis and monitoring of product-specific internet prescription opioid abuse-related postings
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA 02464, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:619-28. 2007

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Addiction severity assessment tool: development of a self-report measure for clients in substance abuse treatment
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion Inc, 320 Needham St, Suite 100, Newton, MA 02464 1594, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:349-60. 2005
    ..The ASAT appears to comprise a useful new tool for assessing clinical outcomes of adult clients in substance abuse treatment...
  2. doi request reprint Spanish translation and linguistic validation of the screener and opioid assessment for patients with pain-revised (SOAPP-R)
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02464, USA
    Pain Med 14:1032-8. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Abuse rates and routes of administration of reformulated extended-release oxycodone: initial findings from a sentinel surveillance sample of individuals assessed for substance abuse treatment
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, 320 Needham St, Newton, MA 02464, USA
    J Pain 14:351-8. 2013
    ..Observations were consistent with the goals of a tamper resistant formulation for an opioid. Further research is needed to determine the persistence and generalizability of these findings...
  4. pmc Validation of the Spanish Addiction Severity Index Multimedia Version (S-ASI-MV)
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA 02464, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 99:18-27. 2009
    ..Factorial validity and measurement invariance were demonstrated. These results compared favorably with those reported for the original interviewer version of the ASI and the English version of the ASI-MV...
  5. doi request reprint National addictions vigilance intervention and prevention program (NAVIPPRO): a real-time, product-specific, public health surveillance system for monitoring prescription drug abuse
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA 02464 1594, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:1142-54. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of a screener and opioid assessment measure for patients with chronic pain
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, 320 Needham Street, Suite 100, Newton, MA 02464 1594, USA
    Pain 112:65-75. 2004
    ..These reliability and predictive validity results suggest that the SOAPP is a promising step toward screening risk potential for substance misuse among persons with chronic pain...
  7. doi request reprint Estimating attractiveness for abuse of a not-yet-marketed "abuse-deterrent" prescription opioid formulation
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02464, USA
    Pain Med 11:81-91. 2010
    ..A second online sample rated the extent to which these features applied to particular products they had actually used/abused. These data were used to model the abusers' overall preference for prescription opioids they had used/abused...
  8. doi request reprint Measuring attractiveness for abuse of prescription opioids
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Pain Med 11:67-80. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Validation of the revised Screener and Opioid Assessment for Patients with Pain (SOAPP-R)
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02464, USA
    J Pain 9:360-72. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Internet surveillance: content analysis and monitoring of product-specific internet prescription opioid abuse-related postings
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA 02464, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:619-28. 2007
    ..This study describes the development of a systematic approach to the analysis of Internet chatter as a means of monitoring potentially abusable opioid analgesics...
  11. pmc Development and validation of the Current Opioid Misuse Measure
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA 02464, USA
    Pain 130:144-56. 2007
    ..The COMM was found to have promise as a brief, self-report measure of current aberrant drug-related behavior. Further cross-validation and replication of these preliminary results is pending...
  12. ncbi request reprint Working it out: development and testing of a multimedia, vocational education program
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA 02464 1594, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:2525-58. 2004
    ..Results suggest that clients are willing and able to use vocational rehabilitation information presented in any format, although the CD-ROM-based program received significantly better satisfaction ratings than did the print material...
  13. doi request reprint Internet-based survey of nonmedical prescription opioid use in the United States
    Nathaniel Katz
    Inflexxion Inc, Newton, MA 02464, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:528-35. 2008
    ..An Internet-based survey of nonmedical opioid users visiting informational drug websites was used to measure rates of nonmedical use and characterize users...
  14. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of prescription opioid abusers in treatment: prescription opioid use history, age, use patterns, and functional severity
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    J Opioid Manag 6:239-41, 246-52. 2010
    ..Overall findings supported the hypothesis that length of opioid abuse is associated with higher risk of drug use patterns as well as functional problems...
  15. pmc Retrospective accounts of initial subjective effects of opioids in patients treated for pain who do or do not develop opioid addiction: a pilot case-control study
    Corey M Bieber
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:429-34. 2008
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  16. pmc Cross validation of the current opioid misuse measure to monitor chronic pain patients on opioid therapy
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton
    Clin J Pain 26:770-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to cross-validate the COMM with a sample of chronic noncancer pain patients...
  17. pmc Geographic information systems and pharmacoepidemiology: using spatial cluster detection to monitor local patterns of prescription opioid abuse
    John S Brownstein
    Inflexxion Inc, Newton, MA 02464 1594, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:627-37. 2010
    ..Understanding the spatial distribution of opioid abuse at the local level may facilitate public health interventions...
  18. pmc Cross-Validation of a Screener to Predict Opioid Misuse in Chronic Pain Patients (SOAPP-R)
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA 02464, USA
    J Addict Med 3:66-73. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to cross-validate the SOAPP-R with a new sample of chronic, non-cancer pain patients...
  19. doi request reprint Measuring online endorsement of prescription opioids abuse: an integrative methodology
    Emily C McNaughton
    Inflexxion, Inc, 320 Needham Street, Suite 100, Newton, MA 02464, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:1081-92. 2012
    ..We developed a metric, referred to as the Endorsement Ratio (ERo), to explore the feasibility of quantifying the sentiment expressed by opioid abusers who post online about prescription opioid products...
  20. doi request reprint Changes in prevalence of prescription opioid abuse after introduction of an abuse-deterrent opioid formulation
    Theresa A Cassidy
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Pain Med 15:440-51. 2014
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  21. pmc Can abuse deterrent formulations make a difference? Expectation and speculation
    Simon H Budman
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Harm Reduct J 6:8. 2009
    ..This paper will examine these factors in order to understand how they affect the abuse of prescription opioids and routes of administration, and how the development of ADFs may alter these patterns...
  22. doi request reprint CHAT: development and validation of a computer-delivered, self-report, substance use assessment for adolescents
    Sarah E Lord
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02464, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:781-94. 2011
    ..The final version of Comprehensive Health Assessment for Teens (CHAT) demonstrated relatively strong psychometric properties. The limitations and implications of this study are noted. This study was supported by an SBIR grant...
  23. doi request reprint Electronic opioid risk assessment program for chronic pain patients: barriers and benefits of implementation
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion Inc, Newton, Massachusetts, U S A
    Pain Pract 14:E98-E105. 2014
    ..The program contains validated electronic versions of screeners for opioid misuse risk (SOAPP-R and Current Opioid Misuse Measure)...
  24. pmc The effect of computer-mediated administration on self-disclosure of problems on the addiction severity index
    Stephen F Butler
    Inflexxion Inc, 320 Needham St, Suite 100 Newton, MA 02464, U S A
    J Addict Med 3:194-203. 2009
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  25. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric history and psychologic adjustment as risk factors for aberrant drug-related behavior among patients with chronic pain
    Ajay D Wasan
    Pain Management Center, Department of Anesthesia, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02467, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:307-15. 2007
    ..To investigate the role of psychiatric history and psychologic adjustment on aberrant drug-related behavior among patients prescribed opioids for noncancer pain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Validation and clinical application of the Screener and Opioid Assessment for Patients with Pain (SOAPP)
    Hammam Akbik
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:287-93. 2006
    ..Preliminary support was found for the internal reliability and predictive validity of the SOAPP. Current limitations of the SOAPP and future directions for change are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Six-month treatment outcomes of cocaine-dependent patients with and without PTSD in a multisite national trial
    Lisa M Najavits
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:353-61. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Food, mood, and attitude: reducing risk for eating disorders in college women
    Debra L Franko
    Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Psychol 24:567-78. 2005
    ..At follow-up, significantly fewer women in the FMA group reported overeating and excessive exercise relative to controls...

Research Grants12

  1. Screening for Addiction Risk in Chronic Opioid Therapy
    Stephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Substantial Phase III support has been committed by Endo Pharmaceuticals. The resulting measure should be reliable, valid, and easy to use in practice settings. ..
  2. A Spanish Adaptation of the ASI-Multimedia Version
    Stephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Due to its reliability and low cost, we believe the ASI-MV could become the "Gold Standard" addictions assessment. Under such a circumstance, a Spanish adaptation would enjoy widespread use and profitability. ..
  3. A Computerized Adaptive Testing Version of the ASI
    Stephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The availability of this new tool should enhance the quality and reduce the cost of research and treatment in the substance abuse area. ..
  4. Internet Monitoring Of Prescription Drug Abuse
    Stephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A feasibility test of the reliability and internal validity of PRISM will be conducted in Phase I. Phase II will see development of a full prototype of PRISM and demonstration of its reliability and internal and external validity. ..
  5. ASI-MV.net: A Prescription Medication Monitoring Tool
    Stephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Phase II will fully develop the ASI-MV.net website and establish its reliability and validity. The ASI-MV.net will be an innovative solution to problems collecting product-specific addictions data in real time. ..
  6. Computerized ASI Follow-up and Outcome System
    Stephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Client acceptance will be evaluated along with correspondence between the IVR and traditional ASI administration. Phase II will evaluate the system's validity, capacity to produce acceptable response rates, and cost-effectiveness. ..
  7. A Chinese Adaptation of the ASI-Multimedia Version
    Stephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The final product will be marketed as part of our extensive suite of substance abuse-related, multimedia tools. ..
  8. WEB-BASED MANAGEMENT TRAINING: ADDICTION-RESOURCES.COM
    Stephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..An analogue field trial will examine, in contrast to a written booklet and wait-list control, the website's effectiveness in facilitating managers to more use of clinical data in decision-making. ..
  9. MULTIMEDIA SMOKING CESSATION FOR ALCOHOLIC CLIENTS
    Stephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If a computerized, affordable smoking cessation program can be shown, in field trials, to have demonstrable efficacy, the commercial potential can be extraordinary. ..