C Timko

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Characteristics of depressed and nondepressed adult offspring of depressed and matched nondepressed parents
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Affect Disord 113:56-65. 2009
  2. pmc Driving while intoxicated among individuals initially untreated for alcohol use disorders: one- and sixteen-year follow-ups
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, and Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:173-84. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Newcomers to Al-Anon family groups: Who stays and who drops out?
    Christine Timko
    Center for Innovation to Implementation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, 795 Willow Rd 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:1042-9. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Dually diagnosed patients' benefits of mutual-help groups and the role of social anxiety
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:216-23. 2013
  5. pmc Addressing substance abuse and violence in substance use disorder treatment and batterer intervention programs
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford, University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:37. 2012
  6. pmc The courage to change: patient perceptions of 12-Step fellowships
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:339. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of intensive referral to 12-step self-help groups: one-year outcomes
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Stanford University Medical Center, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:270-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Functioning status of adult children of depressed parents: a 23-year follow-up
    C Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Psychol Med 38:343-52. 2008
  9. pmc Women's childhood and adult adverse experiences, mental health, and binge drinking: the California Women's Health Survey
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:15. 2008
  10. pmc Gender differences in 16-year trends in assault- and police-related problems due to drinking
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System 152 MPD, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Addict Behav 34:744-50. 2009

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Characteristics of depressed and nondepressed adult offspring of depressed and matched nondepressed parents
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Affect Disord 113:56-65. 2009
    ..Our aim was to compare adults who were depressed or nondepressed offspring of depressed or matched nondepressed parents on functioning...
  2. pmc Driving while intoxicated among individuals initially untreated for alcohol use disorders: one- and sixteen-year follow-ups
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, and Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:173-84. 2011
    ..It also examined improvements on personal functioning and life context indices as mediators between obtaining help and reduced occurrences of DWI...
  3. doi request reprint Newcomers to Al-Anon family groups: Who stays and who drops out?
    Christine Timko
    Center for Innovation to Implementation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, 795 Willow Rd 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:1042-9. 2014
    ..Dropouts reported high rates of problems, suggesting that COs who drop out of Al-Anon would benefit from ongoing help and support. ..
  4. doi request reprint Dually diagnosed patients' benefits of mutual-help groups and the role of social anxiety
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:216-23. 2013
    ..Treated dually diagnosed patients participate in, and benefit from, MHGs, and participation and benefits are comparable, or even strengthened, among more socially-anxious patients...
  5. pmc Addressing substance abuse and violence in substance use disorder treatment and batterer intervention programs
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford, University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:37. 2012
    ..Substance use disorders and perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV) are interrelated, major public health problems...
  6. pmc The courage to change: patient perceptions of 12-Step fellowships
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:339. 2011
    ..This study investigated the relationship between patient perceptions of TSGs and the intent to participate in TSGs after receiving detoxification treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of intensive referral to 12-step self-help groups: one-year outcomes
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Stanford University Medical Center, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:270-9. 2007
    ..This study implemented and evaluated procedures to help clinicians make effective referrals to 12-step self-help groups (SHGs)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Functioning status of adult children of depressed parents: a 23-year follow-up
    C Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Psychol Med 38:343-52. 2008
    ..Also examined was whether the parent's course of depression (stably remitted, partially remitted, non-remitted) was associated with offspring functioning...
  9. pmc Women's childhood and adult adverse experiences, mental health, and binge drinking: the California Women's Health Survey
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:15. 2008
    ..This study examined sociodemographic, physical and mental health, and adult and childhood adverse experiences associated with binge drinking in a representative sample of women in the State of California...
  10. pmc Gender differences in 16-year trends in assault- and police-related problems due to drinking
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System 152 MPD, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Addict Behav 34:744-50. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Parental depression as a moderator of secondary deficits of depression in adult offspring
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:575-88. 2009
    ..Depressed individuals who are offspring of depressed parents may be at particular risk for the secondary deficits of depression...
  12. doi request reprint Patients with dual diagnoses or substance use disorders only: 12-step group participation and 1-year outcomes
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Stanford University, 795 Willow Rd, MPD 152, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:613-27. 2010
    ..However, associations of participation with better outcomes were weaker for dual diagnosis patients. Study (VA HSR&D-funded) implications and limitations are noted and research suggested...
  13. doi request reprint Intensive referral to 12-step dual-focused mutual-help groups
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Stanford University Medical Center, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 118:194-201. 2011
    ..This study implemented and evaluated procedures to help clinicians effectively refer dually diagnosed (substance use and psychiatric disorders) patients to dual-focused mutual-help groups (DFGs)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predictors of 16-year mortality among individuals initiating help-seeking for an alcoholic use disorder
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford University Medical Center, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1711-20. 2006
    ..We examined rates and predictors of mortality in individuals (47% women) who had just initiated help-seeking for their alcohol use disorders (AUDs) at the start of the study (n=628) and were followed for 16 years...
  15. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcomes of matching dual diagnosis patients' symptom severity to treatment intensity
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:209-18. 2004
    ..Dual diagnosis patients should be matched by symptom severity with program service intensity, but matching with hospital or community care may not enhance treatment outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Trends in acute mental health care: comparing psychiatric and substance abuse treatment programs
    Christine Timko
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Center for Health Care Evaluation, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 30:145-60. 2003
    ..g., by incorporating former patients as role models and mutual help groups, as substance abuse programs do; and by having policies that balance patient choice with program demand)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Symptom severity, amount of treatment, and 1-year outcomes among dual diagnosis patients
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Stanford University Medical Center, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 30:35-54. 2002
    ..Dual diagnosis patients with highly severe symptoms would likely benefit from a longer episode of care that includes substance abuse and psychiatric outpatient treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Children of parents with unipolar depression: a comparison of stably remitted, partially remitted, and nonremitted parents and nondepressed controls
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 32:165-85. 2002
    ..Children living with parents treated for depression are at risk for problems irrespective of the parent's course, perhaps due to poor family functioning...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intensity of acute services, self-help attendance and one-year outcomes among dual diagnosis patients
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:274-82. 2004
    ..This study of dual diagnosis patients examined the associations of the intensity of acute care services and 12-step self-help group attendance with substance use and mental health outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint The 8-year course of alcohol abuse: gender differences in social context and coping
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:612-21. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Demand characteristics of residential substance abuse treatment programs
    C Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System 152 MPD, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Subst Abuse 12:387-403. 2000
    ..It also examined associations of objective demand with substance abuse patients' perceived expectations for functioning during treatment and patients' in-program participation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Treatment for dual diagnosis patients in the psychiatric and substance abuse systems
    Christine Timko
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Center for Health Care Evaluation, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 7:229-42. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Determinants of 12-step group affiliation and moderators of the affiliation-abstinence relationship
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Stanford University Medical Center, VA Health Care System, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:111-21. 2006
    ..We suggest methods by which treatment providers may encourage 12-step group affiliation among patients likely to benefit from it on substance use outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intensive referral to 12-Step self-help groups and 6-month substance use disorder outcomes
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    Addiction 101:678-88. 2006
    ..This study implemented and evaluated procedures to help clinicians make effective referrals to 12-Step self-help groups...
  25. ncbi request reprint Models of standard and intensive outpatient care in substance abuse and psychiatric treatment
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 30:417-36. 2003
    ..Mental health system planners should consider differentiating intensive programs using broader criteria and methods...
  26. ncbi request reprint Children's health and child-parent relationships as predictors of problem-drinking mothers' and fathers' long-term adaptation
    C Timko
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    J Subst Abuse 11:103-21. 2000
    ..The results support the possibility that an undesirable cycle might be established in which maternal drinking and children's dysfunction coexist in an ever worsening reciprocal relationship...
  27. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of the treatment climate in psychiatric and substance abuse programs
    C Timko
    Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Clin Psychol 54:1137-50. 1998
    ..On the whole, these aspects of the treatment milieu were especially beneficial for groups of patients with greater psychiatric impairment...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in help-utilization and the 8-year course of alcohol abuse
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    Addiction 97:877-89. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare initially untreated women and men problem drinkers on help-utilization and outcomes over 8 years...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence victimization among men and women entering substance use disorder treatment
    Renee Schneider
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Violence Vict 24:744-56. 2009
    ..Women and men with a history of intimate partner victimization present to substance use disorder treatment with a complex array of mental and physical health problems...
  30. doi request reprint Does a history of violence influence treatment, self-help, and 1-year outcomes in substance use disorder patients?
    Renee Schneider
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:171-9. 2009
    ..Referral to 12-step self-help groups may enhance the likelihood of recovery from a substance use disorder for patients with a history of violence...
  31. pmc Treatment, alcoholics anonymous, and 16-year changes in impulsivity and legal problems among men and women with alcohol use disorders
    Daniel M Blonigen
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:714-25. 2009
    ..The present study examined predictive associations between the duration of help for AUDs (Alcoholics Anonymous [AA], professional treatment) and impulsivity and legal problems over 16 years in men and women with AUDs...
  32. doi request reprint History of physical or sexual abuse and participation in 12-step self-help groups
    Renee Schneider
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto and Standford University, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:617-25. 2008
    ..Although 12-step groups are an important resource for managing substance use problems, their efficacy for patients with a physical or sexual abuse history is unknown...
  33. doi request reprint Lifetime physical and sexual abuse and substance use treatment outcomes in men
    Renee Schneider
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:353-61. 2008
    ..Findings suggest that men with a history of sexual abuse benefit from SUD treatment, but additional intervention may be warranted to remedy persisting psychiatric distress...
  34. pmc Gender, treatment and self-help in remission from alcohol use disorders
    Rudolf H Moos
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs and Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    Clin Med Res 4:163-74. 2006
    ..To examine gender differences in the influence of treatment, self-help groups and life context and coping factors on remission among initially untreated individuals with alcohol use disorders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impact of substance-use disorder treatment on women involved in prostitution: substance use, mental health, and prostitution one year after treatment
    Mandi L Burnette
    Sierra Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:32-40. 2009
    ..However, little is known about the outcomes of SUD treatment for women involved in prostitution relative to their peers or the impact of SUD treatment on subsequent prostitution...
  36. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and costs of matching the intensity of dual-diagnosis treatment to patients' symptom severity
    Shuo Chen
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:95-105. 2006
    ..Research is needed to establish standards by which to judge whether the added benefits of high-intensity acute care justify the extra costs...