AMANDA J ABRAHAM

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A longitudinal study of organizational formation, innovation adoption, and dissemination activities within the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network
    Paul M Roman
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S44-52. 2010
  2. pmc The relationship between Clinical Trial Network protocol involvement and quality of substance use disorder treatment
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:232-7. 2014
  3. pmc Patient characteristics and availability of onsite non-rapid and rapid HIV testing in US substance use disorder treatment programs
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens GA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:120-5. 2013
  4. pmc A longitudinal examination of alcohol pharmacotherapy adoption in substance use disorder treatment programs: patterns of sustainability and discontinuation
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:669-77. 2011
  5. pmc Counselor attitudes toward the use of naltrexone in substance abuse treatment: a multi-level modeling approach
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Addict Behav 36:576-83. 2011
  6. pmc HIV/AIDS services in private substance abuse treatment programs
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 115:16-22. 2011
  7. pmc Counselor attitudes toward pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 112 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:628-35. 2009
  8. pmc Early adoption of injectable naltrexone for alcohol-use disorders: findings in the private-treatment sector
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 112 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:460-6. 2010
  9. pmc The adoption of alcohol pharmacotherapies in the Clinical Trials Network: the influence of research network participation
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:275-83. 2010
  10. pmc Timing of buprenorphine adoption by privately funded substance abuse treatment programs: the role of institutional and resource-based interorganizational linkages
    Sarah A Savage
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 42:16-24. 2012

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc A longitudinal study of organizational formation, innovation adoption, and dissemination activities within the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network
    Paul M Roman
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S44-52. 2010
    ..Third, CTPs' pursuit of the CTN's dissemination goals are examined, indicating that such organizational outreach activities are underway and likely to increase innovation diffusion in the future...
  2. pmc The relationship between Clinical Trial Network protocol involvement and quality of substance use disorder treatment
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:232-7. 2014
    ..These findings contribute to the growing body of research on the role of practice-based research networks in promoting health care quality. ..
  3. pmc Patient characteristics and availability of onsite non-rapid and rapid HIV testing in US substance use disorder treatment programs
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens GA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:120-5. 2013
    ..However, programs and their patients may benefit from greater adoption of rapid testing which is less costly and better ensures that patients receive their results...
  4. pmc A longitudinal examination of alcohol pharmacotherapy adoption in substance use disorder treatment programs: patterns of sustainability and discontinuation
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:669-77. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Counselor attitudes toward the use of naltrexone in substance abuse treatment: a multi-level modeling approach
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Addict Behav 36:576-83. 2011
    ..These findings reveal that counselor receptiveness toward naltrexone is shaped in part by the organizational context in which counselors are embedded...
  6. pmc HIV/AIDS services in private substance abuse treatment programs
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 115:16-22. 2011
    ..HIV infection among substance abusers is a growing concern in the United States. Little research, however, has examined the provision of HIV/AIDS services in substance abuse treatment programs...
  7. pmc Counselor attitudes toward pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 112 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:628-35. 2009
    ..Building on previous research, this study examines counselors' perceptions of the effectiveness and acceptability of pharmacotherapies for the treatment of alcohol dependence...
  8. pmc Early adoption of injectable naltrexone for alcohol-use disorders: findings in the private-treatment sector
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 112 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:460-6. 2010
    ..e., relative advantage, complexity, trialability, observability, compatibility) shape organizational-level decisions to adopt the medication and (b) identify key predictors of adoption and barriers that impede adoption...
  9. pmc The adoption of alcohol pharmacotherapies in the Clinical Trials Network: the influence of research network participation
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:275-83. 2010
    ..Research network participation may thus enhance organizational innovativeness to include interventions beyond the scope of the network...
  10. pmc Timing of buprenorphine adoption by privately funded substance abuse treatment programs: the role of institutional and resource-based interorganizational linkages
    Sarah A Savage
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 42:16-24. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that institutional and resource-based interorganizational linkages may expose programs to effective treatments, thereby facilitating more rapid and sustained adoption of innovative treatment techniques...
  11. pmc Using medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorders: evidence of barriers and facilitators of implementation
    Paul M Roman
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens GA 30602, USA
    Addict Behav 36:584-9. 2011
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  12. pmc Social workers' knowledge and perceptions of effectiveness and acceptability of medication assisted treatment of substance use disorders
    Brian E Bride
    School of Social Work, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 52:43-58. 2013
    ..Lastly, a 12-Step orientation toward treatment has a negative influence on social workers' opinions regarding the acceptability of MATs...
  13. pmc Diffusion of contingency management and attitudes regarding its effectiveness and acceptability
    Brian E Bride
    Institute for Behavioral Research and the School of Social Work, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Subst Abus 31:127-35. 2010
    ..The study also highlights the importance of social networks in the diffusion and acceptance of treatment innovations...
  14. pmc Counselor attitudes toward the use of motivational incentives in addiction treatment
    Lori J Ducharme
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Am J Addict 19:496-503. 2010
    ..While there is substantial resistance to MI/CM, dissemination and training about the essential elements of MI/CM may enhance counselors' receptivity toward this intervention. ..
  15. pmc Counselor attitudes toward and use of evidence-based practices in private substance use disorder treatment centers: a comparison of social workers and non-social workers
    Brian E Bride
    School of Social Work, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7016, USA
    Health Soc Work 37:135-45. 2012
    ..Efforts to increase the uptake of evidence-based SUD interventions should not be limited to dissemination of information regarding effectiveness; rather, efforts should also be expended to expose social workers to EBPs...
  16. pmc Substance abuse treatment for older adults in private centers
    Tanja C Rothrauff
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Subst Abus 32:7-15. 2011
    ..As more older adults will seek help with a myriad of substance use disorders (SUDs) over the next decade, treatment centers need to get ready for a plethora of challenges as well as unique opportunities for growth...
  17. pmc Occupational turnover intentions among substance abuse counselors
    Tanja C Rothrauff
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:67-76. 2011
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  18. pmc Organizational factors associated with the use of contingency management in publicly funded substance abuse treatment centers
    Brian E Bride
    Institute for Behavioral Research, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:87-94. 2011
    ..Implications for studying the diffusion and implementation of evidence-based psychosocial interventions are discussed...
  19. pmc State policy influence on the early diffusion of buprenorphine in community treatment programs
    Lori J Ducharme
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 111 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:17. 2008
    ..This study examines the net impact of efforts by state agencies, including provision of Medicaid coverage, on program-level adoption of buprenorphine as of 2006...

Research Grants2

  1. Diffusion, Adoption, and Implementation of Pharmacotherapies in Alcohol Tx
    AMANDA ABRAHAM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will be relevant to treatment providers, health researchers, and health policymakers as they seek to bridge the "research to practice gap" and improve access to quality treatment for persons suffering from alcoholism. ..