S S Martins

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Environmental influences associated with gambling in young adulthood
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 90:130-40. 2013
  2. pmc Mood and anxiety disorders and their association with non-medical prescription opioid use and prescription opioid-use disorder: longitudinal evidence from the National Epidemiologic Study on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    S S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Psychol Med 42:1261-72. 2012
  3. pmc Social factors associated to binge drinking: a cross-sectional survey among Brazilian students in private high schools
    Zila M Sanchez
    Brazilian Center of Information on Psychotropic Drugs CEBRID, Psychobiology Department of the Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 11:201. 2011
  4. pmc Cross-national differences in clinically significant cannabis problems: epidemiologic evidence from 'cannabis-only' smokers in the United States, Mexico, and Colombia
    Fabian Fiestas
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:152. 2010
  5. pmc Adolescent gender differences in the determinants of tobacco smoking: a cross sectional survey among high school students in São Paulo
    Zila M Sanchez
    Brazilian Center of Information on Psychotropic Drugs CEBRID, Psychobiology Department of the Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 10:748. 2010
  6. pmc Perceived risk associated with ecstasy use: a latent class analysis approach
    S S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Addict Behav 36:551-4. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Sociodemographic and substance use correlates of gambling behavior in the Canadian general population
    Silvia S Martins
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    J Addict Dis 29:338-51. 2010
  8. pmc Birth-cohort trends in lifetime and past-year prescription opioid-use disorder resulting from nonmedical use: results from two national surveys
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, 8th Floor, Suite 896, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1900, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:480-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Gambling behavior subtypes among respondents with gambling-related problems in a population-based sample
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins, 624 N Broadway, 8th Floor, Suite 896, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    J Addict Dis 30:169-80. 2011
  10. pmc Conditional substance abuse and dependence by diagnosis of mood or anxiety disorder or schizophrenia in the U.S. population
    Silvia S Martins
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 119:28-36. 2011

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Publications26

  1. pmc Environmental influences associated with gambling in young adulthood
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 90:130-40. 2013
    ..81 (1.18, 6.69)). Higher neighborhood disadvantage, particularly aspects of the neighborhood concerning the inhabitants, was associated with gambling frequency and problems among young adult gamblers from an urban, low-income setting...
  2. pmc Mood and anxiety disorders and their association with non-medical prescription opioid use and prescription opioid-use disorder: longitudinal evidence from the National Epidemiologic Study on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    S S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Psychol Med 42:1261-72. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Social factors associated to binge drinking: a cross-sectional survey among Brazilian students in private high schools
    Zila M Sanchez
    Brazilian Center of Information on Psychotropic Drugs CEBRID, Psychobiology Department of the Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 11:201. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Cross-national differences in clinically significant cannabis problems: epidemiologic evidence from 'cannabis-only' smokers in the United States, Mexico, and Colombia
    Fabian Fiestas
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:152. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Adolescent gender differences in the determinants of tobacco smoking: a cross sectional survey among high school students in São Paulo
    Zila M Sanchez
    Brazilian Center of Information on Psychotropic Drugs CEBRID, Psychobiology Department of the Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 10:748. 2010
    ..Diverse psychosocial factors have been associated with the use of cigarettes by adolescents. We investigated gender differences in tobacco smoking, and factors correlated with smoking among boys and girls...
  6. pmc Perceived risk associated with ecstasy use: a latent class analysis approach
    S S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Addict Behav 36:551-4. 2011
    ..A large proportion of ecstasy users perceive either low or moderate risk associated with their ecstasy use. It is important to further investigate whether lower levels of risk perception are associated with persistence of ecstasy use...
  7. doi request reprint Sociodemographic and substance use correlates of gambling behavior in the Canadian general population
    Silvia S Martins
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    J Addict Dis 29:338-51. 2010
    ..92; 95% confidence interval [CI]: 5.46,14.55; p<.001), to admit to having an alcohol or drug problem (AOR: 3.80; 95% CI:2.21,6.52; p<.001), and to use electronic gambling devices (AOR: 4.85; 95% CI: 3.08-7.66; p<.001)...
  8. pmc Birth-cohort trends in lifetime and past-year prescription opioid-use disorder resulting from nonmedical use: results from two national surveys
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, 8th Floor, Suite 896, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1900, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:480-7. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint Gambling behavior subtypes among respondents with gambling-related problems in a population-based sample
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins, 624 N Broadway, 8th Floor, Suite 896, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    J Addict Dis 30:169-80. 2011
    ..Gamblers in classes 2 and 3 were most likely to be moderate-risk and problem gamblers. Community-based prevention efforts may need to address each subgroup differently but also according to their characteristics...
  10. pmc Conditional substance abuse and dependence by diagnosis of mood or anxiety disorder or schizophrenia in the U.S. population
    Silvia S Martins
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 119:28-36. 2011
    ..Little is known about the association of various psychiatric disorders with the risk of developing dependence or abuse among users of various psychoactive substances (conditional dependence, CD; conditional abuse, CA)...
  11. pmc The association of ecstasy use and academic achievement among adolescents in two U.S. national surveys
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 190, United States
    Addict Behav 34:9-16. 2009
    ..Prevention programs should inform adolescents that ecstasy use might impair their academic achievement...
  12. pmc Correlates of extramedical use of OxyContin versus other analgesic opioids among the US general population
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 99:58-67. 2009
    ..There has been substantial public and media attention regarding extramedical use of OxyContin, but few studies focus on the characteristics of extramedical OxyContin users and whether they differ from extramedical other opioid users...
  13. pmc Pathways between nonmedical opioid use/dependence and psychiatric disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 103:16-24. 2009
    ..While nonmedical use of opioids and psychiatric disorders are prevalent in the population, little is known about the temporal ordering between nonmedical opioid use and dependence and psychiatric disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pathological gambling, gender, and risk-taking behaviors
    Silvia Saboia Martins
    Department and Institute of Psychiatry LIM 23, Instituto de Psiquiatria do Hospital das Clínicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, R Dr Ovidio Pires de Campos, S N, Cerqueira Cesar, SP 05403 010, Brazil
    Addict Behav 29:1231-5. 2004
    ..Both impulsivity and emotional distress are related to risk-taking in gamblers, and young gamblers who early in life display other potentially harmful behaviors require special attention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trends in ecstasy use in the United States from 1995 to 2001: comparison with marijuana users and association with other drug use
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:244-52. 2005
    ..Later, more drug-naive adolescents and young adults began experimenting with ecstasy. These results can orient prevention strategies that target ecstasy users...
  16. ncbi request reprint Recent-onset ecstasy use: association with deviant behaviors and psychiatric comorbidity
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 14:275-86. 2006
    ..Despite increases in ecstasy (MDMA) use in the United States, little is known about characteristics linked with recent-onset ecstasy use, especially psychiatric symptoms and deviant behaviors...
  17. pmc Pathways between ecstasy initiation and other drug use
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1511-8. 2007
    ..Ecstasy initiation seems to play a role in the subsequent initiation of cocaine and heroin...
  18. ncbi request reprint Profile of dependence symptoms among extramedical opioid analgesic users
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2003-19. 2007
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  19. pmc Mental health and gambling in urban female adolescents
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1900, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:463-5. 2007
    ..Female adolescent recreational gambling was associated with high levels of childhood hyperactivity measured at age 6, past-year substance use, and past-year anxiety symptoms...
  20. pmc Do adolescent ecstasy users have different attitudes towards drugs when compared to marijuana users?
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:63-72. 2008
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  21. pmc Adolescent ecstasy and other drug use in the National Survey of Parents and Youth: the role of sensation-seeking, parental monitoring and peer's drug use
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1900, USA
    Addict Behav 33:919-33. 2008
    ..School prevention programs should target high-sensation-seeking adolescents and also encourage them to affiliate with non-drug using peers...
  22. pmc Gender differences in mental health characteristics and gambling among African-American adolescent gamblers
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1900, USA
    Am J Addict 17:126-34. 2008
    ..Internalizing behavior was associated with female gambling. No male-female differences in substance use/lifetime conduct disorder among gamblers were noted. Gambling preferences/frequency differed across genders...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Understanding the patterns and distribution of opioid analgesic dependence symptoms using a latent empirical approach
    L A Ghandour
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:89-103. 2008
    ..This study sheds light on the classification and distribution of extramedical opioid analgesic dependence symptoms in the US general population, identifying subgroups that warrant immediate attention...
  25. doi request reprint 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. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Pathological gambling in women: a review
    Silvia Saboia Martins
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paulo 57:235-42. 2002
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Research Grants6

  1. PREDICTORS OF ADOLESCENT ECSTASY USE IN THE NATIONAL SURVEY OF PARENTS AND YOUTH
    Silvia Martins; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, we believe that our study will bring public health contributions to better understand potential determinants of ecstasy use. ..
  2. Trends in Problems Related to Extramedical Use of Analgesics
    Silvia Martins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will contribute to the development of prevention, intervention and treatment for problem extramedical analgesic users. ..
  3. Predictors of Pathological Gambling among African-American Young Adults
    Silvia Martins; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. Predictors of Pathological Gambling among African-American Young Adults
    Silvia Saboia Martins; Fiscal Year: 2010
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