- Does nicotine do what we think it does? A meta-analytic review of the subjective effects of nicotine in nasal spray and intravenous studies with smokers and nonsmokersDavid Kalman
Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 7:317-33. 2005..Implications of the current findings about the role of subjective effects in nicotine reinforcement and self-administration are discussed along with commentary on methodological issues and recommendations for future studies...
- Alcohol dependence, other psychiatric disorders, and health-related quality of life: a replication study in a large random sample of enrollees in the Veterans Health AdministrationDavid Kalman
Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:473-87. 2004..As comorbid psychiatric disorders are often associated with poorer treatment outcome, findings also provide strong corroboration for the importance of treating other psychiatric disorders concurrently with alcohol dependence...
- Twelve-week outcomes from an investigation of high-dose nicotine patch therapy for heavy smokers with a past history of alcohol dependenceDavid Kalman
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 18:78-82. 2004..These investigations should focus primarily on smokers in early alcohol recovery...
- An investigation of predictors of nicotine abstinence in a smoking cessation treatment study of smokers with a past history of alcohol dependenceDavid Kalman
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Boston University, Massachusetts, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 16:346-9. 2002....
- High-dose nicotine patch therapy for smokers with a history of alcohol dependence: 36-week outcomesDavid Kalman
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 30:213-7. 2006..Future research should focus primarily on investigating ways to improve smoking quit rates for smokers in early alcohol recovery...
- A brief treatment engagement intervention for individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders: results of a randomized clinical trialDavid Smelson
Center for Health, Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Edith Norse Rogers VA Medical Center, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
Community Ment Health J 48:127-32. 2012..22%, P < 0.01). This study provided evidence that an eight-week intervention could improve treatment engagement. Research is currently underway to examine impact of TLC intervention beyond the 8 week study period...
- Do smokers with alcohol problems have more difficulty quitting?John R Hughes
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, 38 Fletcher Place, Burlington, 05401, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 82:91-102. 2006..Our results that smokers with past alcohol problems can quit as easily as those without alcohol problems suggest that smokers with past alcohol problems may respond to minimal treatments for smoking cessation...
- A prospective study of persistence in the prediction of smoking cessation outcome: results from a randomized clinical trialDavid Kalman
Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Addict Behav 35:179-82. 2010....
- Do poor health behaviors affect health-related quality of life and healthcare utilization among veterans? The Veterans Health StudyAnn M Borzecki
Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research CHQOER, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 28:141-56. 2005..This study did not support an association between poor health behaviors and higher HCU. Future research should consider the effect of moderating variables on this relationship...
- The subjective effects of nicotine: methodological issues, a review of experimental studies, and recommendations for future researchDavid Kalman
Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 4:25-70. 2002..The review concludes with a discussion of putative mechanisms that may mediate the interaction between nicotine and moderating variables on affect and with suggestions for future research...
- Front-loaded versus weekly counseling for treatment of tobacco addictionArthur J Garvey
Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 14:578-85. 2012..We tested the efficacy of a front-loaded (FL) counseling intervention whose goal was to increase the likelihood of successful early abstinence and subsequent long-term abstinence...
- Addressing tobacco use disorder in smokers in early remission from alcohol dependence: the case for integrating smoking cessation services in substance use disorder treatment programsDavid Kalman
Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Clin Psychol Rev 30:12-24. 2010..Finally, we offer recommendations for research with an emphasis on clinical research for enhancing smoking cessation outcomes in this population...
- Co-morbidity of smoking in patients with psychiatric and substance use disordersDavid Kalman
Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Addict 14:106-23. 2005..Further research is needed to increase our understanding of nicotine addiction in PD and SUD and develop more effective treatment interventions...
- Case-control study of bladder cancer and exposure to arsenic in ArgentinaMichael N Bates
Arsenic Health Effects Research Group, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Am J Epidemiol 159:381-9. 2004..This study suggests lower bladder cancer risks for arsenic than predicted from other studies but adds to evidence that the latency for arsenic-induced bladder cancers may be longer than previously thought...
- Profile of urinary arsenic metabolites during pregnancyClaudia Hopenhayn
School of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40504 3381, USA
Environ Health Perspect 111:1888-91. 2003..Key words: arsenic, arsenic metabolism, arsenic methylation, Chile, pregnancy, urinary arsenic...
- Arsenic-related chromosomal alterations in bladder cancerLee E Moore
L E Moore, A H Smith, University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1688-96. 2002..This study was designed to compare chromosomal alterations in bladder cancers of arsenic-exposed individuals to provide insight into the mechanism of how arsenic may induce or promote cancer...