LI TZY T WU

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use disorders are comparatively prevalent among nonwhite racial/ethnic groups and adolescents: a national study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 50:26-35. 2014
  2. pmc Comorbid substance use disorders with other Axis I and II mental disorders among treatment-seeking Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race people
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1940-8. 2013
  3. pmc Illicit and nonmedical drug use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:360-7. 2013
  4. pmc Tobacco use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals: 2002-2010
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:87-94. 2013
  5. pmc Using electronic health records data to assess comorbidities of substance use and psychiatric diagnoses and treatment settings among adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3903, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:555-63. 2013
  6. pmc Evaluating brief screeners to discriminate between drug use disorders in a sample of treatment-seeking adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:74-82. 2013
  7. pmc Alcohol and drug use disorders among adults in emergency department settings in the United States
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:172-80.e5. 2012
  8. pmc Survey of methadone-drug interactions among patients of methadone maintenance treatment program in Taiwan
    Hsin ya Lee
    School of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical University, NO, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung City 807, Taiwan
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:11. 2012
  9. pmc A dimensional approach to understanding severity estimates and risk correlates of marijuana abuse and dependence in adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:117-33. 2012
  10. pmc Alcohol and drug dependence symptom items as brief screeners for substance use disorders: results from the Clinical Trials Network
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:360-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use disorders are comparatively prevalent among nonwhite racial/ethnic groups and adolescents: a national study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 50:26-35. 2014
    ..Behavioral health indicators (major depressive episode, arrest history, nicotine dependence, alcohol disorder) were associated with CU and CUD. In conclusion, CUD disproportionally affects nonwhite groups and youth. ..
  2. pmc Comorbid substance use disorders with other Axis I and II mental disorders among treatment-seeking Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race people
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1940-8. 2013
    ..In-depth research is needed to elucidate intraracial and interracial differences in treatment needs...
  3. pmc Illicit and nonmedical drug use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:360-7. 2013
    ..We determined new drug use estimates for these rising groups. Prevalences among Whites were included as a comparison...
  4. pmc Tobacco use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals: 2002-2010
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:87-94. 2013
    ..We examined prevalences and correlates of tobacco use among these understudied groups. Prevalences among whites were included as a comparison...
  5. pmc Using electronic health records data to assess comorbidities of substance use and psychiatric diagnoses and treatment settings among adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3903, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:555-63. 2013
    ..To examine prevalences of substance use disorders (SUD) and comprehensive patterns of comorbidities among psychiatric patients ages 18-64 years (N = 40,099) in an electronic health records (EHR) database...
  6. pmc Evaluating brief screeners to discriminate between drug use disorders in a sample of treatment-seeking adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:74-82. 2013
    ..The objective was to identify a potential core set of brief screeners for the detection of individuals with a substance use disorder (SUD) in medical settings...
  7. pmc Alcohol and drug use disorders among adults in emergency department settings in the United States
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:172-80.e5. 2012
    ..We examine past-year substance use and substance use disorders (alcohol, 9 drug classes) among adult ED users. Prevalences of substance use and substance use disorders among ED nonusers are calculated for reference purposes...
  8. pmc Survey of methadone-drug interactions among patients of methadone maintenance treatment program in Taiwan
    Hsin ya Lee
    School of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical University, NO, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung City 807, Taiwan
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:11. 2012
    ..Methadone-drug interactions (MDIs) have been shown to cause many adverse effects. However, such effects have not been scrutinized in the ethnic Chinese community...
  9. pmc A dimensional approach to understanding severity estimates and risk correlates of marijuana abuse and dependence in adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:117-33. 2012
    ..Elevated rates of MUDs among African Americans and Hispanics require research to elucidate risk factors and improve assessments of MUDs for different racial/ethnic groups...
  10. pmc Alcohol and drug dependence symptom items as brief screeners for substance use disorders: results from the Clinical Trials Network
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:360-9. 2012
    ..To address an urgent need for screening of substance use problems in medical settings, we examined substance-specific dependence criteria as potential brief screeners for the detection of patients with a substance use disorder (SUD)...
  11. pmc Substance abuse, treatment needs and access among female sex workers and non-sex workers in Pretoria, South Africa
    Wendee M Wechsberg
    Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions Research Program, RTI International Research Triangle Institute, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 4:11. 2009
    ..This study examined cross-sectional data collected from substance-using female sex workers (FSW) and non-sex workers (non-SW) in Pretoria, South Africa, who entered a randomized controlled trial...
  12. pmc The construct and measurement equivalence of cocaine and opioid dependences: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 103:114-23. 2009
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  13. pmc Heterogeneity of stimulant dependence: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Addict 18:206-18. 2009
    ..Regardless of stimulants used, most female users were in the most severe or the physiological dependence group. These results lend support for subtyping dependence in the emerging DSM-V...
  14. pmc Construct and differential item functioning in the assessment of prescription opioid use disorders among American adolescents
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:563-72. 2009
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of diagnostic criteria for prescription analgesic opioid use disorders (OUDs) and to identify background predictors of a latent continuum for OUD liability...
  15. pmc Racial/ethnic variations in substance-related disorders among adolescents in the United States
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1176-85. 2011
    ..While young racial/ethnic groups are the fastest growing population in the United States, data about substance-related disorders among adolescents of various racial/ethnic backgrounds are lacking...
  16. pmc Substance use disorders and comorbid Axis I and II psychiatric disorders among young psychiatric patients: findings from a large electronic health records database
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1453-62. 2011
    ..21%); children, females, and blacks had elevated odds of inpatient psychiatric treatment. Collectively, results add clinical evidence on treatment needs and diagnostic patterns for understudied diagnoses...
  17. pmc Treatment use and barriers among adolescents with prescription opioid use disorders
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham 27710, USA
    Addict Behav 36:1233-9. 2011
    ..This study examined national trends, patterns, correlates, and barriers to substance abuse treatment use by adolescents aged 12-17 years who met at least one of the past-year criteria for prescription opioid abuse or dependence (N=1788)...
  18. pmc Prescription pain reliever abuse and dependence among adolescents: a nationally representative study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1020-9. 2008
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  19. pmc Infrequent illicit methadone use among stimulant-using patients in methadone maintenance treatment programs: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Addict 17:304-11. 2008
    ..Illicit methadone use among patients in maintenance programs is infrequent; however, a number of factors may increase risk of illicit use...
  20. pmc Substance use disorders among inhalant users: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, 2218 Elder Street, 2B, DUMC Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Addict Behav 33:968-73. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence, correlates, and age of onset of DSM-IV substance use disorders (SUDs) among adult inhalant users...
  21. pmc Hallucinogen use disorders among adult users of MDMA and other hallucinogens
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Addict 17:354-63. 2008
    ..Subthreshold hallucinogen dependence is relatively prevalent and represents a clinically important subgroup that warrants future research and consideration in a major diagnostic classification system...
  22. pmc Using a latent variable approach to inform gender and racial/ethnic differences in cocaine dependence: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S70-9. 2010
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  23. pmc How do prescription opioid users differ from users of heroin or other drugs in psychopathology: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Addict Med 5:28-35. 2011
    ..To study substance use and psychiatric disorders among prescription opioid users, heroin users, and non-opioid drug users in a national sample of adults...
  24. pmc An item response theory modeling of alcohol and marijuana dependences: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:414-25. 2009
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  25. pmc Hallucinogen-related disorders in a national sample of adolescents: the influence of ecstasy/MDMA use
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:156-66. 2009
    ..To present the prevalence and correlates of hallucinogen use disorders (HUDs: abuse or dependence) and subthreshold dependence...
  26. pmc Association of MDMA/ecstasy and other substance use with self-reported sexually transmitted diseases among college-aged adults: a national study
    L T Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute, DUMC Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Public Health 123:557-64. 2009
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  27. pmc The variety of ecstasy/MDMA users: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Addict 18:452-61. 2009
    ..The recent resurgence in ecstasy use among adults underscores the need to monitor trends in its use...
  28. pmc An item response theory analysis of DSM-IV criteria for hallucinogen abuse and dependence in adolescents
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Addict Behav 35:273-7. 2010
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  29. pmc The high prevalence of substance use disorders among recent MDMA users compared with other drug users: Implications for intervention
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Addict Behav 34:654-61. 2009
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  30. pmc Abuse and dependence on prescription opioids in adults: a mixture categorical and dimensional approach to diagnostic classification
    L T Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychol Med 41:653-64. 2011
    ..For the emerging DSM-V, it has been recommended that dimensional and categorical methods be used simultaneously in diagnostic classification; however, little is known about this combined approach for abuse and dependence...
  31. pmc Subtypes of nonmedical opioid users: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 112:69-80. 2010
    ..To identify subtypes of nonmedical opioid users, gender variations in psychiatric disorders, and quality of life in a representative sample of adults...
  32. pmc Use of item response theory and latent class analysis to link poly-substance use disorders with addiction severity, HIV risk, and quality of life among opioid-dependent patients in the Clinical Trials Network
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 118:186-93. 2011
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  33. pmc Misuse of methamphetamine and prescription stimulants among youths and young adults in the community
    Li Tzy Wu
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2213 Elba Street, Civitan Building, Room 240 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:195-205. 2007
    ..Gender differences in the prevalence and characteristics of misuse of methamphetamine (meth) and prescription stimulants were examined in a representative US sample of youths and young adults aged 16-25 (N=24,409)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of low-dose naltrexone in the post-detoxification treatment of opioid dependence
    Paolo Mannelli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:468-74. 2007
    ..The present study evaluated whether the augmentation with low-dose NTX during the post-detoxification treatment of opioid dependence would improve outcomes...
  35. pmc Alcohol use disorders and the use of treatment services among college-age young adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:192-200. 2007
    ..This breakdown of young adults had not been addressed previously...
  36. pmc Is inhalant use a risk factor for heroin and injection drug use among adolescents in the United States?
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Addict Behav 32:265-81. 2007
    ..We examined whether inhalant use was associated with heroin and injection drug use (IDU) among adolescents aged 12 to 17 in the United States...
  37. pmc Psychiatric disorders in inhalant users: results from The National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute DCRI, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:146-55. 2007
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of mood, anxiety, and personality disorders among lifetime inhalant users...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trends in nonheroin opioid abuse admissions: 1992-2004
    Kathleen S Peindl
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Opioid Manag 3:215-23. 2007
    ..This study examines trends for treatment admissions for nonheroin opioid abuse from 1992 to 2004...
  39. pmc Concurrent use of methamphetamine, MDMA, LSD, ketamine, GHB, and flunitrazepam among American youths
    Li Tzy Wu
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, DUMC, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:102-13. 2006
    ..S. civilian population that included multiethnic urban, suburban, and rural youths aged 16-23 (N=19,084)...

Research Grants9

  1. Treatment Utilization for Alcohol-Related Problems
    Li Tzy Wu; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. MDMA and Other Hallucinogen Use: Onset and Abuse/Dependence
    Li Tzy Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Inhalant Use/Dependence: Incidence and Comorbidity
    Li Tzy Wu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Gaps in our knowledge of the natural course of inhalant use will be specified for future research. ..
  4. Epdemiology of Non-Medical Prescription Anagesic Use
    Li Tzy Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such findings will be vital to policy makers in predicting the potential burden of NMPAU-related problems. ..
  5. MDMA and Other Hallucinogen Use: Onset and Abuse/Dependence
    Li Tzy Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  6. Epdemiology of Non-Medical Prescription Anagesic Use
    Li Tzy Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such findings will be vital to policy makers in predicting the potential burden of NMPAU-related problems. ..
  7. Classification of substance use disorders in adolescents
    LI TZY T WU; Fiscal Year: 2010
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