ARTHUR IAN ALTERMAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of outcomes by gender and for fee-for-service versus managed care: a study of nine community programs
    A I Alterman
    The PENN VA Center for Studies of Addiction and the Treatment Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3900 Chestnut Street, 19104, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 19:127-34. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Familial risk for alcoholism and self-reported psychopathology
    A I Alterman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 14:19-28. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Baseline prediction of 7-month cocaine abstinence for cocaine dependence patients
    A I Alterman
    Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:215-21. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment services received by supplemental security income drug and alcoholic clients
    A I Alterman
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Treatment Research Center, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 18:209-15. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Nicodermal patch adherence and its correlates
    A I Alterman
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 53:159-65. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship of psychiatric comorbidity to treatment outcomes in methadone maintained patients
    J S Cacciola
    The University of Pennsylvania Medical School Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for the Studies of Addiction, Building 3, University and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:271-80. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Cocaine withdrawal symptoms and initial urine toxicology results predict treatment attrition in outpatient cocaine dependence treatment
    K M Kampman
    University of Pennsylvania Treatment Research Center, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:52-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of propranolol for cocaine dependence treatment may depend on cocaine withdrawal symptom severity
    K M Kampman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 63:69-78. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism treatment after liver transplantation: lessons learned from a clinical trial that failed
    R M Weinrieb
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Psychosomatics 42:110-6. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the predictive validity of four sets of baseline ASI summary indices
    A I Alterman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:159-62. 2001

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of outcomes by gender and for fee-for-service versus managed care: a study of nine community programs
    A I Alterman
    The PENN VA Center for Studies of Addiction and the Treatment Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3900 Chestnut Street, 19104, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 19:127-34. 2000
    ..The only difference noted was that patients treated via managed care showed more improvement in the drug area. The need for further evaluation of the effects of managed care is emphasized...
  2. ncbi request reprint Familial risk for alcoholism and self-reported psychopathology
    A I Alterman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 14:19-28. 2000
    ..Finally, statistically controlling for normal variations in response style reduced the number of group differences, although the same patterns persisted...
  3. ncbi request reprint Baseline prediction of 7-month cocaine abstinence for cocaine dependence patients
    A I Alterman
    Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:215-21. 2000
    ..The findings point to the difficulty of predicting long-term outcomes in cocaine dependent patients based on baseline information and to the importance of obtaining objective data on cocaine use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment services received by supplemental security income drug and alcoholic clients
    A I Alterman
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Treatment Research Center, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 18:209-15. 2000
    ..The data are consistent with other findings that indicate that treatment for substance dependence provides only limited services other than those for alcohol and drug abuse...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nicodermal patch adherence and its correlates
    A I Alterman
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 53:159-65. 1999
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  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship of psychiatric comorbidity to treatment outcomes in methadone maintained patients
    J S Cacciola
    The University of Pennsylvania Medical School Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for the Studies of Addiction, Building 3, University and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:271-80. 2001
    ..Admission and month 7 substance use were, for the most part, not related to psychiatric comorbidity, although there was a trend indicating more treatment attrition for participants with personality disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cocaine withdrawal symptoms and initial urine toxicology results predict treatment attrition in outpatient cocaine dependence treatment
    K M Kampman
    University of Pennsylvania Treatment Research Center, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:52-9. 2001
    ..The presence of cocaine withdrawal symptoms and a positive urine toxicology screen are clinically useful predictors of treatment attrition...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of propranolol for cocaine dependence treatment may depend on cocaine withdrawal symptom severity
    K M Kampman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 63:69-78. 2001
    ..Propranolol may be useful only for the treatment of cocaine dependent patients with severe cocaine withdrawal symptoms...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism treatment after liver transplantation: lessons learned from a clinical trial that failed
    R M Weinrieb
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Psychosomatics 42:110-6. 2001
    ..Barriers to posttransplant alcoholism included infirmity, intensive medical management, and denial for alcoholism treatment. Because 30%-50% of alcoholic patients drink after transplant, the authors suggest using MET alone pretransplant...
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the predictive validity of four sets of baseline ASI summary indices
    A I Alterman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:159-62. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of the Addiction Severity Index's composite scores in the assessment of 2-year outcomes in a methadone maintenance population
    G B Bovasso
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:171-6. 2001
    ..The results support the predictive validity of most of the ASI CSs as measures of specific problems as well as the validity of the multidimensional construct on which the ASI is based...
  12. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term smoking cessation for three levels of intensity of behavioral treatment
    A I Alterman
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:261-4. 2001
    ..Group differences approached statistical significance at 9 weeks and were statistically significant at both 26 and 52 weeks. The cost of LI treatment was $308, that of MI was $338, and the HI treatment cost was $582...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of two intensities of psychosocial treatment for cocaine dependence
    D M Coviello
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and VA Medical Center, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:145-54. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Amantadine in the treatment of cocaine-dependent patients with severe withdrawal symptoms
    K M Kampman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvannia School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:2052-4. 2000
    ..The study examined the effectiveness of amantadine in reducing cocaine withdrawal symptoms and improving treatment outcome among cocaine-dependent patients in outpatient treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prediction of 7 months methadone maintenance treatment response by four measures of antisociality
    A I Alterman
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Treatment Research Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 49:217-23. 1998
    ..None of the predictors were significantly associated with self reported improvement in the CSs. The PCL-R and CPI-So were more successful in predicting outcomes than the two behavior-based measures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the relationship of antisocial personality disorder criteria to Psychopathy Checklist-Revised scores
    M J Rutherford
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, PA 19104, USA
    J Pers Disord 12:69-76. 1998
    ..Adult APD, however, had a stronger relationship to the Total and Factor 1 PCR-R scores in women compared to men, whereas child APD criteria were significantly related, although weakly, to Factor 1 scores for men, but not for women...
  17. ncbi request reprint A psychometric evaluation of the Defense Style Questionnaire in methadone patients
    M J Rutherford
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Pers Disord 12:119-25. 1998
    ..Findings from this investigation stress the importance of requiring and evaluating the psychometric integrity of an instrument before employing it in research...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Cocaine Selective Severity Assessment
    K M Kampman
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Addict Behav 23:449-61. 1998
    ..The CSSA appears to be a reliable and valid measure of cocaine abstinence symptoms and a useful predictor of negative outcomes in cocaine dependence treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Random versus nonrandom assignment in the evaluation of treatment for cocaine abusers
    J R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:697-701. 1998
    ..Findings suggest that randomized studies of treatment for cocaine abuse may produce somewhat larger estimates of improvement than what is observed in more typical treatment situations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Continuing care for cocaine dependence: comprehensive 2-year outcomes
    J R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:420-7. 1999
    ..In addition, patients with current cocaine or alcohol dependence on entering continuing care who received RP had better cocaine use outcomes in Months 1-6 and better alcohol use outcomes in Months 13-24 than those in STND...
  21. ncbi request reprint Validity of the psychopathy checklist-revised in male methadone patients
    M J Rutherford
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Piladelphia, 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 44:143-9. 1997
    ..Results provide evidence of construct validity for the PCL-R, particularly total and Factor 2 scores, in male methadone patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint The validity of the interviewer severity ratings in groups of ASI interviewers with varying training
    A I Alterman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Addiction 96:1297-305. 2001
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  23. ncbi request reprint A community-based trial of vocational problem-solving to increase employment among methadone patients
    D A Zanis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 21:19-26. 2001
    ..Unemployment remains a common problem among methadone patients. This study examined the effectiveness of the Vocational Problem-Solving Skills (VPSS) intervention to help unemployed methadone patients obtain employment...

Research Grants7

  1. Psychological Wellness and Alcoholism Treatment Outcome
    Arthur Alterman; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Does psycholigocal wellness predict treatment response?
    Arthur Alterman; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. VALIDITY OF ORIGINAL AND NEW ASI SUMMARY INDICES
    Arthur Alterman; Fiscal Year: 2001
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