- The emerging role of meditation in addressing psychiatric illness, with a focus on substance use disordersElias Dakwar
Division of Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
Harv Rev Psychiatry 17:254-67. 2009..A brief discussion then integrates the research that has been completed thus far, elucidates the specific ways that meditation may be helpful for substance use disorders, and suggests new avenues for research...
- Mindfulness impairments in individuals seeking treatment for substance use disordersElias Dakwar
Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute NYSPI, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 37:165-9. 2011..Mindfulness training may be an effective treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs). Little research has been done, however, on baseline levels of mindfulness in the substance using population...
- A comparison of independent depression and substance-induced depression in cannabis-, cocaine-, and opioid-dependent treatment seekersElias Dakwar
Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Addict 20:441-6. 2011..Gender, cannabis dependence, psychiatric severity, and psychiatric comorbidity have variable, statistically significant associations with independent and substance-induced depression, and may be helpful in guiding the diagnostic process...