W W Latimer

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Screening for "substance abuse" among school-based youth in Mexico using the Problem Oriented Screening Instrument (POSIT) for Teenagers
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:307-29. 2004
  2. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of hepatitis A among adult drug users: the significance of incarceration and race/ethnicity
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway Street, 850 Hampton House, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Vaccine 25:7125-31. 2007
  3. pmc Severity of alcohol use and problem behaviors among school-based youths in Puerto Rico
    William W Latimer
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore 21205, Maryland, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:325-32. 2008
  4. ncbi Epidemiologic trends of adolescent use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
    William Latimer
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 19:451-64. 2010
  5. ncbi Substance use among school-based youths in Puerto Rico: differences between gender and grade levels
    William W Latimer
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 794, PO Box 775, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1659-64. 2004
  6. ncbi Peer and sibling substance use: predictors of substance use among adolescents in Mexico
    William Latimer
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 794, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:225-32. 2004
  7. ncbi Child and familial pathways to academic achievement and behavioral adjustment: a prospective six-year study of children with and without ADHD
    W W Latimer
    The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mental Hygiene, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Atten Disord 7:101-16. 2003
  8. ncbi Integrated family and cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescent substance abusers: a stage I efficacy study
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, 850 Hampton House, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:303-17. 2003
  9. ncbi Measuring public opinion on alcohol policy: a factor analytic study of a US probability sample
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Hygiene, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 850 Hampton House, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 28:301-13. 2003
  10. ncbi Gender differences in psychiatric comorbidity among adolescents with substance use disorders
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:310-5. 2002

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi Screening for "substance abuse" among school-based youth in Mexico using the Problem Oriented Screening Instrument (POSIT) for Teenagers
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:307-29. 2004
    ..Further, classification accuracy indices of the POSIT Substance Use/Abuse scale are slightly better when used among high school males due, in part, to the higher base rate of serious involvement among this group compared to others...
  2. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of hepatitis A among adult drug users: the significance of incarceration and race/ethnicity
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway Street, 850 Hampton House, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Vaccine 25:7125-31. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Severity of alcohol use and problem behaviors among school-based youths in Puerto Rico
    William W Latimer
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore 21205, Maryland, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:325-32. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Epidemiologic trends of adolescent use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
    William Latimer
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 19:451-64. 2010
    ..These findings underscore the need to involve communities, families, schools, and peer groups to effectively prevent and treat this problem...
  5. ncbi Substance use among school-based youths in Puerto Rico: differences between gender and grade levels
    William W Latimer
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 794, PO Box 775, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1659-64. 2004
    ..In contrast, targeted drug prevention interventions for males probably need to begin in middle school and be maintained if not increased in intensity throughout the high-school years...
  6. ncbi Peer and sibling substance use: predictors of substance use among adolescents in Mexico
    William Latimer
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 794, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:225-32. 2004
    ..To examine the extent to which peer drug use and sibling drug use predict alcohol abuse/dependence disorder status and the use of drugs other than alcohol among school-based youth in Mexico...
  7. ncbi Child and familial pathways to academic achievement and behavioral adjustment: a prospective six-year study of children with and without ADHD
    W W Latimer
    The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mental Hygiene, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Atten Disord 7:101-16. 2003
    ..Our results provide support for tailoring preventive interventions to the unique needs of children with ADHD and their parents at various stages of adolescent development...
  8. ncbi Integrated family and cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescent substance abusers: a stage I efficacy study
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, 850 Hampton House, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:303-17. 2003
    ..The present study findings suggest that IFCBT is a promising approach for the treatment of adolescents with psychoactive substance use disorders...
  9. ncbi Measuring public opinion on alcohol policy: a factor analytic study of a US probability sample
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Hygiene, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 850 Hampton House, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 28:301-13. 2003
    ..The scales exhibited acceptable psychometric properties and were largely consistent with a rational framework which guided the survey construction...
  10. ncbi Gender differences in psychiatric comorbidity among adolescents with substance use disorders
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:310-5. 2002
    ..However, rates of dysthymia, double depression (i.e., major depression and dysthymia), and bipolar disorder were equivalent between genders...
  11. ncbi Interaction of cognitive performance and knowing someone who has died from AIDS on HIV risk behaviors
    Mary M Mitchell
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:289-97. 2007
    ..This suggests that cognitive performance can provide protection to individuals in riskier social environments. These findings can aid in targeting HIV prevention efforts toward higher risk individuals within the IDU population...
  12. ncbi Sociodemographic and individual predictors of alcohol policy attitudes: results from a US probability sample
    W W Latimer
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Mental Hygiene, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:549-56. 2001
    ..Previous studies have examined single-item measures of alcohol policy. We examined predictors of multi-item scales measuring five core dimensions of alcohol policy...
  13. pmc Cigarette smoking, illicit drug use, and routes of administration among heroin and cocaine users
    P T Harrell
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 37:678-81. 2012
    ..Optimal prevention and treatment outcomes can only occur through a comprehensive understanding of the interrelations between different substances of abuse...
  14. pmc Adolescent drug dealing and race/ethnicity: a population-based study of the differential impact of substance use on involvement in drug trade
    Leah J Floyd
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 36:87-91. 2010
    ..Among adolescents, peers are an important source of drug procurement. However, little is known about factors associated with youths' involvement in drug trade...
  15. pmc A latent class approach to treatment readiness corresponds to a transtheoretical ("Stages of Change") model
    Paul Truman Harrell
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, MD 21295, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:249-56. 2013
    ..However, further longitudinal research is needed to assess predictive validity of model. ..
  16. pmc Patterns of illegal drug use among an adult alcohol dependent population: results from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health
    S L Hedden
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, 2213 McElderry Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 106:119-25. 2010
    ..Findings advocate that more intense psychiatric and drug dependence treatment resources may be needed for concurrent-drug using alcohol dependent populations and provide evidence for targeted prevention and treatment interventions...
  17. pmc Sexually transmitted infections among pregnant heroin- or cocaine-addicted women in treatment: the significance of psychiatric co-morbidity and sex trade
    C E Cavanaugh
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2213 McElderry Street, 4th Floor, M409, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 21:141-2. 2010
    ..Findings underscore the importance of identifying and addressing co-morbid psychiatric disorders and sex trade behaviour in this population...
  18. ncbi Substance use among school-based youths in northern Mexico
    Leah J Floyd
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Am J Addict 14:464-70. 2005
    ..Gender differences in tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana were also evident. The current findings are congruent with the sparse extant data on youths' substance use in Mexico and highlight the need for early prevention interventions...
  19. ncbi Adolescent substance use assessment: concordance between tools using self-administered and interview formats
    Andrea L Stone
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Hampton House, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1865-74. 2005
    ..Study implications and limitations are discussed...
  20. pmc Factors related to correctional facility incarceration among active injection drug users in Baltimore, MD
    Stevan Geoffrey Severtson
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, MD 21205, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:73-81. 2008
    ..We investigated the moderating effect of impulse control on the association between drug use and incarceration among active injection drug users (IDU)...
  21. doi Gender differences in high risk sexual behaviors and injection practices associated with perceived HIV risk among injection drug users
    Mary M Mitchell
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:384-94. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that male IDUs should be targeted for HIV risk-reduction programs focusing on casual and commercial sex...
  22. doi Unprotected casual sex and perceived risk of contracting HIV among drug users in Baltimore, Maryland: evaluating the influence of non-injection versus injection drug user status
    Mary M Mitchell
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 21:221-30. 2009
    ..Additional programs should target injection drug users to increase their perceived risk of contracting HIV through unprotected casual sex...
  23. pmc Differences between adult non-drug users versus alcohol, cocaine and concurrent alcohol and cocaine problem users
    Sarra L Hedden
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, 2213 McElderry Street, Fourth Floor, Suite 400, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 34:323-6. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi Gender differences in the prevalence and behavioral risk factors of HIV in South African drug users
    Sarra L Hedden
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Hampton House 897, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:288-96. 2009
    ..Findings suggest that males may have more control of risk behaviors and support the need for gender specific prevention strategies...
  25. pmc Pregnancy and race/ethnicity as predictors of motivation for drug treatment
    Mary M Mitchell
    Johns Hopkins University, Mental Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:397-404. 2008
    ..These results suggest that African-American pregnant drug-using women should be targeted for interventions that increase their motivation for treatment...
  26. pmc Latent classes of heroin and cocaine users predict unique HIV/HCV risk factors
    P T Harrell
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 122:220-7. 2012
    ..Patterns of heroin and cocaine use vary and may be associated with unique risk factors for bloodborne infections...
  27. ncbi Measuring adolescent drug abuse and psychosocial factors in four ethnic groups of drug-abusing boys
    Ken C Winters
    Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 12:227-36. 2004
    ..The results provide general psychometric support for the non-White groups. The use and limitations of the PEI in different ethnic/racial groups are discussed...
  28. ncbi Long-term outcome of substance-dependent youth following 12-step treatment
    Ken C Winters
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:61-9. 2007
    ..Within the Treatment group, completing treatment and involvement in aftercare were positively associated with improved outcomes. The treatment implications of the study are discussed...

Research Grants28

  1. YOUTH DRUG ABUSE FAMILY AND COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Increasing our understanding of relationships between client characteristics, skill development during treatments, and subsequent outcomes should also help to improve adolescent drug treatments. ..
  2. Neurobehavioral Model of HIV in Injection Drug Users
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Ultimately, this line of investigation should lead to changes in public and clinical practices designed to prevent HIV infection. ..
  3. NEUROLOGICAL INFLUENCES ON DRUG PREVENTION INTERVENTION
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. YOUTH DRUG ABUSE FAMILY AND COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Increasing our understanding of relationships between client characteristics, skill development during treatments, and subsequent outcomes should also help to improve adolescent drug treatments. ..
  5. Adapt IFCBT into HIV Prevention Intervention
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The Stage I study also serves as an initial step in a line of innovative investigations to develop and implement effective HIV prevention models within community-based agencies. ..
  6. NEUROLOGICAL INFLUENCES ON DRUG PREVENTION INTERVENTION
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Adapt Integrated Family CBT into HIV Prevention Intervention for Pregnant Women
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Stage I study also serves as an initial step in a line of innovative investigations to develop and implement effective HIV prevention models within community-based agencies. ..
  8. NIDA Epidemiology Training Program: Johns Hopkins University
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  9. Adapt Integrated Family CBT into HIV Prevention Intervention for Pregnant Women
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The Stage I study also serves as an initial step in a line of innovative investigations to develop and implement effective HIV prevention models within community-based agencies. ..
  10. Randomized Trial of IFCBT-HIVPI to Prevent HIV Among Non-Injection Drug Users
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  11. Randomized Trial of IFCBT-HIVPI to Prevent HIV Among Non-Injection Drug Users
    William W Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Adapt Integrated Family CBT into HIV Prevention Intervention for Pregnant Women
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Stage I study also serves as an initial step in a line of innovative investigations to develop and implement effective HIV prevention models within community-based agencies. ..
  13. Adapt IFCBT into HIV Prevention Intervention
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The Stage I study also serves as an initial step in a line of innovative investigations to develop and implement effective HIV prevention models within community-based agencies. ..
  14. YOUTH DRUG ABUSE FAMILY AND COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Increasing our understanding of relationships between client characteristics, skill development during treatments, and subsequent outcomes should also help to improve adolescent drug treatments. ..
  15. Neurobehavioral Model of HIV in Injection Drug Users
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Ultimately, this line of investigation should lead to changes in public and clinical practices designed to prevent HIV infection. ..
  16. Neurobehavioral Model of HIV in Injection Drug Users
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Ultimately, this line of investigation should lead to changes in public and clinical practices designed to prevent HIV infection. ..
  17. Neurobehavioral Model of HIV in Injection Drug Users
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Ultimately, this line of investigation should lead to changes in public and clinical practices designed to prevent HIV infection. ..
  18. Neurobehavioral Model of HIV in Injection Drug Users
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Ultimately, this line of investigation should lead to changes in public and clinical practices designed to prevent HIV infection. ..
  19. NEUROLOGICAL INFLUENCES ON DRUG PREVENTION INTERVENTION
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. YOUTH DRUG ABUSE FAMILY AND COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Increasing our understanding of relationships between client characteristics, skill development during treatments, and subsequent outcomes should also help to improve adolescent drug treatments. ..
  21. Neurobehavioral Model of HIV in Injection Drug Users
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Ultimately, this line of investigation should lead to changes in public and clinical practices designed to prevent HIV infection. ..
  22. YOUTH DRUG ABUSE FAMILY AND COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Increasing our understanding of relationships between client characteristics, skill development during treatments, and subsequent outcomes should also help to improve adolescent drug treatments. ..
  23. NEUROLOGICAL INFLUENCES ON DRUG PREVENTION INTERVENTION
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. YOUTH DRUG ABUSE FAMILY AND COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Increasing our understanding of relationships between client characteristics, skill development during treatments, and subsequent outcomes should also help to improve adolescent drug treatments. ..
  25. NEUROLOGICAL INFLUENCES ON DRUG PREVENTION INTERVENTION
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Neurobehavioral Model of HIV in Injection Drug Users
    William Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Ultimately, this line of investigation should lead to changes in public and clinical practices designed to prevent HIV infection. ..
  27. Four-Arm RCT of Brief MI vs. Couples-Based HIV/STI Prevention in South Africa
    William W Latimer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....