R D Weiss

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Group therapy for patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence: results of a pilot study
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Mass 02478, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 61:361-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Substance use and perceived symptom improvement among patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence
    Roger D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA
    J Affect Disord 79:279-83. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between cocaine craving, psychosocial treatment, and subsequent cocaine use
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02478, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1320-5. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Utilization of psychosocial treatments by patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder and substance dependence
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Am J Addict 9:314-20. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of self-help group attendance in cocaine dependent patients
    R D Weiss
    The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 61:714-9. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Cocaine dependence with and without PTSD among subjects in the National Institute on Drug Abuse Collaborative Cocaine Treatment Study
    L M Najavits
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:214-9. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance as a predictor of outcome and retention in the National Institute on Drug Abuse Collaborative Cocaine Treatment Study
    J P Barber
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:119-24. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Validity of substance use self-reports in dually diagnosed outpatients
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02178, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:127-8. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint A relapse prevention group for patients with bipolar and substance use disorders
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02178, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 16:47-54. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-help group attendance and participation among cocaine dependent patients
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 60:169-77. 2000

Research Grants

  1. TREATMENT OF DRUG DEPENDENCE AND PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. BEHAVIORAL AND PHARMACOLOGIC TREATMENT OF ALCOHOLISM
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. CTN: Harvard University Northern New England Node
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Mentoring in Drug Abuse and Dual Diagnosis Research
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. CTN: Northern New England Node
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. CTN: Northern New England Node
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Group therapy for patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence: results of a pilot study
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Mass 02478, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 61:361-7. 2000
    ..The authors' goal was to pilot test a newly developed manual-based group psychotherapy, called Integrated Group Therapy (IGT), for patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence...
  2. ncbi request reprint Substance use and perceived symptom improvement among patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence
    Roger D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA
    J Affect Disord 79:279-83. 2004
    ..We thus investigated reasons for substance use and perceived substance-induced improvement in BPD symptoms among patients with current BPD and substance dependence...
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between cocaine craving, psychosocial treatment, and subsequent cocaine use
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02478, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1320-5. 2003
    ..This study examined the relationship between cocaine craving, psychosocial treatment, and cocaine use in the ensuing week...
  4. ncbi request reprint Utilization of psychosocial treatments by patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder and substance dependence
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Am J Addict 9:314-20. 2000
    ..These findings point to infrequent utilization over time of psychosocial treatments focusing specifically on bipolar and substance use disorder...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of self-help group attendance in cocaine dependent patients
    R D Weiss
    The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 61:714-9. 2000
    ..This study examines particular sociodemographic and clinical characteristics as possible predictors of attendance at self-help groups in the National Institute on Drug Abuse Collaborative Cocaine Treatment Study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cocaine dependence with and without PTSD among subjects in the National Institute on Drug Abuse Collaborative Cocaine Treatment Study
    L M Najavits
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:214-9. 1998
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance as a predictor of outcome and retention in the National Institute on Drug Abuse Collaborative Cocaine Treatment Study
    J P Barber
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:119-24. 2001
    ..In CT, higher levels of alliance were associated with decreased retention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validity of substance use self-reports in dually diagnosed outpatients
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02178, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:127-8. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of self-reports of substance use among outpatients dually diagnosed with substance use disorder and either bipolar disorder or posttraumatic stress disorder...
  9. ncbi request reprint A relapse prevention group for patients with bipolar and substance use disorders
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02178, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 16:47-54. 1999
    ..The treatment uses an integrated approach by discussing topics that are relevant to both disorders and by highlighting common aspects of recovery from and relapse to each disorder...
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-help group attendance and participation among cocaine dependent patients
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 60:169-77. 2000
    ..While patterns of attendance were relatively consistent over time, findings suggest that a treatment emphasizing the importance of self-help groups is likely to encourage more self-help group attendance and participation over time...
  11. ncbi request reprint The use of collateral reports for patients with bipolar and substance use disorders
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 26:369-78. 2000
    ..Frequency of contact between informants and patients was associated significantly with the level of agreement. These findings suggest that obtaining collateral informant data when studying this population may be of limited value...
  12. ncbi request reprint Group cognitive-behavioral therapy for women with PTSD and substance use disorder
    L M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02178, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 13:13-22. 1996
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The link between substance abuse and posttraumatic stress disorder in women. A research review
    L M Najavits
    McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02178 9106, USA
    Am J Addict 6:273-83. 1997
    ..Treatment research on women is limited but suggests the possibility of retaining patients and achieving positive outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in cocaine dependent patients: a 6 month follow-up study
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02178, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 44:35-40. 1997
    ..This replicates previous research showing better treatment outcome for cocaine dependent women. This may be related to specific characteristics of women who enter mixed-gender cocaine treatment programs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of psychosocial treatments on associated problems of cocaine-dependent patients
    P Crits-Christoph
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:825-30. 2001
    ..The authors concluded that the superiority of individual drug counseling in modifying cocaine use does not extend broadly to other addiction-associated problems...
  16. ncbi request reprint Early prediction of initiation of abstinence from cocaine. Use of a craving questionnaire
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02178, USA
    Am J Addict 6:224-31. 1997
    ..The findings suggest that this rapid, easily administered craving questionnaire may have short-term predictive validity...
  17. ncbi request reprint "Seeking safety": outcome of a new cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for women with posttraumatic stress disorder and substance dependence
    L M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Trauma Stress 11:437-56. 1998
    ..All results are clearly tentative, however, due to the lack of a control group, multiple comparisons, and absence of assessment of dropouts...
  18. ncbi request reprint A comparison of alcoholic and nonalcoholic drug abusers
    R D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts 02178
    J Stud Alcohol 49:510-5. 1988
    ..Implications regarding the relationship of alcoholism and other forms of substance abuse are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prospective 12-month course of bipolar disorder in out-patients with and without comorbid anxiety disorders
    M W Otto
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 189:20-5. 2006
    ..The impact of anxiety disorders has not been well delineated in prospective studies of bipolar disorder...
  20. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging of human brain activation during cue-induced cocaine craving
    L C Maas
    Brain Imaging Center, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02178, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:124-6. 1998
    ..Functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was used to test whether brain activation was detectable in regions previously associated with cocaine cue-induced craving...
  21. ncbi request reprint 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA): a review
    G O'Leary
    Harvard Medical School, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 3:477-83. 2001
    ..Finally, the limitations of human research on the effects of MDMA and suggestions for future MDMA research will be discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Opioid antagonists in the treatment of alcohol dependence
    G O'Leary
    Harvard Medical School, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 3:484-8. 2001
    ..The role of psychotherapies, particularly coping skills therapy, in combination with opioid antagonists is highlighted in the presentations of the clinical data. Finally, future research directions for opioid antagonists are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapies for cocaine dependence
    G O'Leary
    Harvard Medical School, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 2:508-13. 2000
    ....
  24. pmc HIV risk behavior among patients with co-occurring bipolar and substance use disorders: associations with mania and drug abuse
    Christina S Meade
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:296-300. 2008
    ..Bipolar and substance use disorders frequently co-occur, and both are associated with impulsivity, impaired judgment, and risk-taking...
  25. ncbi request reprint Treating patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence: lessons learned
    Roger D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:307-12. 2004
    ..Therapeutic aspects involved in addressing these themes are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with substance use disorders, second edition. American Psychiatric Association
    Herbert D Kleber
    Am J Psychiatry 164:5-123. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of integrated group therapy versus group drug counseling for patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, and McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:100-7. 2007
    ..The authors hypothesized that patients receiving integrated group therapy would have fewer days of substance use and fewer weeks ill with bipolar disorder...
  28. pmc Assessment of depressive symptom severity among patients with co-occurring bipolar disorder and substance dependence
    Monika E Kolodziej
    The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, United States
    J Affect Disord 106:83-9. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Validity of the distinction between primary and secondary substance use disorder in patients with bipolar disorder: data from the first 1000 STEP-BD participants
    Mark D Fossey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135, USA
    Am J Addict 15:138-43. 2006
    ..The primary/secondary distinction for SUD is not valid when variations in the age of onset of the non-SUD are linked to course characteristics...
  30. ncbi request reprint Adherence to pharmacotherapy in bipolar disorder patients with and without co-occurring substance use disorders
    Sumita G Manwani
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1172-6. 2007
    ..To examine patterns of adherence to mood stabilizers and reasons for nonadherence in patients with bipolar disorder, with and without substance use disorder (SUD)...
  31. pmc Additional treatment services in a cocaine treatment study: level of services obtained and impact on outcome
    Matthew Worley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Addict 17:209-17. 2008
    ..The results suggest that during uncontrolled follow-up phases, additional non-protocol services may potentially confound the interpretation of treatment group comparisons in drug use outcomes...
  32. pmc Predictors of dropout from group therapy among patients with bipolar and substance use disorders
    Fiona S Graff
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:272-5. 2008
    ..The current study identified baseline demographic and clinical characteristics that predict treatment dropout among patients with co-occurring bipolar and substance use disorders...
  33. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatments for cocaine dependence
    Grace O Leary Hennessy
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:362-4. 2003
    ..A number of forms of psychosocial treatment for cocaine dependence have shown promising results, as detailed in the study descriptions...
  34. pmc Cost and cost-effectiveness of the COMBINE study in alcohol-dependent patients
    Gary A Zarkin
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1214-21. 2008
    ..The costs and cost-effectiveness of these combinations are unknown and of interest to clinicians and policy makers...
  35. ncbi request reprint Self-harm and suicidal behavior in women with comorbid PTSD and substance dependence
    Melanie S Harned
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 5125, USA
    Am J Addict 15:392-5. 2006
    ..Women who had and had not engaged in such behavior differed in SD diagnoses and reasons for staying safe, but not in the number or type of traumatic experiences, age at first trauma, or substance abuse diagnoses...
  36. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with substance use disorders, second edition. American Psychiatic Association
    Herbert D Kleber
    Am J Psychiatry 163:5-82. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Combining psychosocial treatment with pharmacotherapy for alcohol dependence
    Roger D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:S37-42. 2006
    ..Ongoing research examining the optimal combinations of medications with different psychosocial treatments for alcohol dependence may further inform the field...
  38. pmc Response: providing relief, avoiding euphoria
    Dennis Paul
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 4:26-7. 2008
  39. ncbi request reprint A review of brief medication-adherence instruments used in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Brian Pomykacz
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 15:259-63. 2007
  40. pmc Substance dependence low-density whole genome association study in two distinct American populations
    Yi Yu
    Department of Medicine Genetics Program, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Genet 123:495-506. 2008
    ..Our study provides an initial substance dependence trait-specific blueprint of associated regions for future candidate gene studies...
  41. pmc The validity of cocaine dependence subtypes
    Henry R Kranzler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, United States
    Addict Behav 33:41-53. 2008
    ..These findings support the validity of the methods used to derive homogeneous subgroups of CD subjects and the resulting CD subtypes. Independent replication of these findings would provide further validation of this approach...
  42. doi request reprint Focus on alcohol & drug abuse: ensuring validity in urine drug testing
    William B Jaffee
    McLean Hospital Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:140-2. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessing negative consequences in patients with substance use and bipolar disorders: psychometric properties of the short inventory of problems (SIP)
    Rachel E Bender
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Am J Addict 16:503-9. 2007
    ..This modified version of the SIP was psychometrically sound, and may be useful in patients with both disorders. A greater understanding of perceived negative consequences may enhance outcome assessment in dually diagnosed populations...
  44. ncbi request reprint The relationship between smoking and suicidal behavior, comorbidity, and course of illness in bipolar disorder
    Michael J Ostacher
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1907-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to examine the relationship between smoking, severity of bipolar disorder, suicidal behavior, and psychiatric and substance use disorder comorbidity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Seeking safety therapy for adolescent girls with PTSD and substance use disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02445, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:453-63. 2006
    ..Effect sizes were generally in the moderate to high range. Some gains were sustained at follow-up. SS appears a promising treatment for this population, but needs further study and perhaps additional clinical modification...
  46. ncbi request reprint Seeking Safety plus Exposure Therapy: an outcome study on dual diagnosis men
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:425-35. 2005
    ..Trends indicating improvement on 11 other outcome variables were also found. Treatment attendance, satisfaction, and alliance were extremely high. The need for further evaluation using more rigorous methodology is discussed...
  47. ncbi request reprint What general psychiatrists ask addiction psychiatrists: a review of 381 substance abuse consultations in a psychiatric hospital
    Shelly F Greenfield
    McLean Hospital, Belmont, Mass 02478, USA
    Am J Addict 12:18-28. 2003
    ..The findings indicate the potential utility of a substance abuse consultation service in a psychiatric hospital...
  48. ncbi request reprint Past anabolic-androgenic steroid use among men admitted for substance abuse treatment: an underrecognized problem?
    Gen Kanayama
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Center, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Mass 02478, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:156-60. 2003
    ..At present, however, little is known about prior AAS use among men entering inpatient substance abuse treatment...
  49. ncbi request reprint The relationship between educational attainment and relapse among alcohol-dependent men and women: a prospective study
    Shelly F Greenfield
    McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1278-85. 2003
    ..We investigated the relationship between educational attainment and drinking outcomes after discharge from inpatient treatment for alcohol dependence...
  50. ncbi request reprint Limiting inpatient substance use treatment: what are the consequences?
    Barbara Dickey
    Cambridge Hospital, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:332-46. 2003
    ..There was no evidence of cost shifting. Although emphasis on outpatient treatment did not result in cost shifting, the combination of substance use disorder and psychiatric illness remains an expensive public health problem...
  51. ncbi request reprint Mediators of outcome of psychosocial treatments for cocaine dependence
    Paul Crits-Christoph
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:918-25. 2003
    ..In addition, a measure of beliefs about addiction developed to test mediation of outcome of cognitive therapy was found to correlate moderately with drug use outcomes in both cognitive therapy and individual drug counseling...
  52. ncbi request reprint Domestic violence in women with PTSD and substance abuse
    Lisa M Najavits
    Trauma Research Program, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Proctor III, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Addict Behav 29:707-15. 2004
    ..The complex dynamics of women as both recipients and enactors of negative relationship behaviors are discussed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy for bipolar disorder and comorbid conditions: baseline data from STEP-BD
    Naomi M Simon
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 24:512-20. 2004
    ..Our findings highlight the need for greater clinical guidance and treatment options for patients with bipolar disorder and comorbidity...
  54. ncbi request reprint Treatment utilization by women with PTSD and substance dependence
    Lisa M Najavits
    McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Addict 13:215-24. 2004
    ..The most common treatments were individual therapy, medication, and hospitalization. Some treatments were perceived as harmful by some participants. The discussion addresses how to help patients obtain needed treatments...
  55. ncbi request reprint Substance use histories in patients seeking treatment for controlled-release oxycodone dependence
    Jennifer Sharpe Potter
    McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:213-5. 2004
    ..8 versus illicit=15.8, P<0.05). These findings suggest that a history of substance abuse is common among patients abusing CR oxycodone, including individuals for whom CR oxycodone was initially legitimately prescribed for pain...
  56. ncbi request reprint Adherence to pharmacotherapy in patients with alcohol and opioid dependence
    Roger D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478 9106, USA
    Addiction 99:1382-92. 2004
    ..This paper presents a review of issues related to medication adherence in patients with these substance use disorders...
  57. ncbi request reprint The effect of 12-step self-help group attendance and participation on drug use outcomes among cocaine-dependent patients
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:177-84. 2005
    ..Moreover, the distinction between attending meetings and actively participating in 12-step activities has not typically been examined...
  58. ncbi request reprint Group therapy for substance use disorders: what do we know?
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 12:339-50. 2004
    ..Unique methodological and logistical hurdles encountered in research on group therapy for substance use disorders, as well as considerations for future research, are also discussed...
  59. ncbi request reprint Anxiety disorders among patients with co-occurring bipolar and substance use disorders
    Monika E Kolodziej
    The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:251-7. 2005
    ..Our findings point to the importance of further investigating the ramifications of a trauma history among those who are dually diagnosed with bipolar and substance use disorders...
  60. ncbi request reprint Does recovery from substance use disorder matter in patients with bipolar disorder?
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:730-5; quiz 808-9. 2005
    ..To examine the potential impact of recovery from substance use disorder (SUD) on the course of bipolar disorder among patients diagnosed with both bipolar and substance use disorders according to DSM-IV criteria...
  61. pmc Improving the care of individuals with schizophrenia and substance use disorders: consensus recommendations
    Douglas M Ziedonis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, Rm D 349, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 11:315-39. 2005
    ..An algorithm summarizing the consensus recommendations is provided in an appendix...
  62. ncbi request reprint Readability of patient handout materials in a nationwide sample of alcohol and drug abuse treatment programs
    Shelly F Greenfield
    The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Am J Addict 14:339-45. 2005
    ..Integrating knowledge regarding program materials' readability level and literacy levels of different populations could be successful aides to substance abuse treatment...
  63. ncbi request reprint Medical morbidity, mental illness, and substance use disorders
    Barbara Dickey
    Harvard Medical School and the Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Hospital Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:861-7. 2002
    ..The authors examined whether certain medical disorders are more prevalent among adults with severe mental illness and whether a comorbid substance use disorder increases prevalence beyond the effect of severe mental illness alone...

Research Grants8

  1. TREATMENT OF DRUG DEPENDENCE AND PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. BEHAVIORAL AND PHARMACOLOGIC TREATMENT OF ALCOHOLISM
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..However, each study site has provided site-specific information on the budget, budget justifications, listing of key personnel, Consultant/consortium agreements, and human subjects sections of their respective proposals. ..
  3. CTN: Harvard University Northern New England Node
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The CTN will thus help to bridge the gap between the addiction research and treatment communities, thus improving the overall quality of treatment for drug dependent patients. ..
  4. Mentoring in Drug Abuse and Dual Diagnosis Research
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As part of the K24 Award, Dr. Weiss will receive additional training in the areas of 1) chronic pain, 2) brain imaging, and 3) statistics, which will simultaneously strengthen his own research skills and improve his mentoring abilities. ..
  5. CTN: Northern New England Node
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. CTN: Northern New England Node
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..