B M Booth

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Beliefs and attitudes regarding drug treatment: Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior in African-American cocaine users
    Brenda M Booth
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Psychiatric Research Institute, Division of Health Services Research, 4301 W Markham St, Slot 755, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, 2200 Ft Roots Dr, Bldg 58, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR 722114, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:1441-6. 2014
  2. pmc Criminal justice and alcohol treatment: results from a national sample
    Brenda M Booth
    HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare Outcomes and Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:249-55. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Physical health status of female veterans: contributions of sex partnership and in-military rape
    Brenda M Booth
    HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare Outcomes and Research, Central Arkansas Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Psychosom Med 74:916-24. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability factors for homelessness associated with substance dependence in a community sample of homeless adults
    Brenda M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:429-52. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Substance use health services research
    B M Booth
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:673-85. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of drinking and drinking consequences on short-term employment outcomes in at-risk drinkers in six southern states
    Brenda M Booth
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:157-66. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Rape, sex partnership, and substance use consequences in women veterans
    Brenda M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:287-94. 2011
  8. pmc Substance use, depression, and mental health functioning in patients seeking acute medical care in an inner-city ED
    Brenda M Booth
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham, Slot 755, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:358-72. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Short-term course of drinking in an untreated sample of at-risk drinkers
    B M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72204, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:580-8. 2001
  10. pmc Longitudinal relationship between psychological distress and multiple substance use: results from a three-year multisite natural-history study of rural stimulant users
    Brenda M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Slot 755, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:258-67. 2010

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. pmc Beliefs and attitudes regarding drug treatment: Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior in African-American cocaine users
    Brenda M Booth
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Psychiatric Research Institute, Division of Health Services Research, 4301 W Markham St, Slot 755, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, 2200 Ft Roots Dr, Bldg 58, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR 722114, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:1441-6. 2014
    ..The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) can provide insights into perceived need for cocaine treatment among African American cocaine users...
  2. pmc Criminal justice and alcohol treatment: results from a national sample
    Brenda M Booth
    HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare Outcomes and Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:249-55. 2013
    ..Study results suggest opportunities for interventions to increase treatment rates or treatment need, a major correlate of treatment utilization...
  3. doi request reprint Physical health status of female veterans: contributions of sex partnership and in-military rape
    Brenda M Booth
    HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare Outcomes and Research, Central Arkansas Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Psychosom Med 74:916-24. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether current physical health status in female veterans is associated with rape during military service and same-sex partnership...
  4. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability factors for homelessness associated with substance dependence in a community sample of homeless adults
    Brenda M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:429-52. 2002
    ..Therefore, homeless individuals with substance dependence have many vulnerabilities beyond their substance dependence that should be dealt with in treatment or other service settings before lasting housing can be achieved...
  5. ncbi request reprint Substance use health services research
    B M Booth
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:673-85. 2001
    ..We show how these issues are also expanded beyond more traditional definitions. We conclude by indicating some broad areas for further research...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of drinking and drinking consequences on short-term employment outcomes in at-risk drinkers in six southern states
    Brenda M Booth
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:157-66. 2002
    ..Thus, productivity benefits may accrue from developing treatments for at-risk drinkers, particularly interventions to reduce drinking...
  7. doi request reprint Rape, sex partnership, and substance use consequences in women veterans
    Brenda M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:287-94. 2011
    ..3, 3.6, 2.1, respectively). Many women veterans have a high need for comprehensive mental health services...
  8. pmc Substance use, depression, and mental health functioning in patients seeking acute medical care in an inner-city ED
    Brenda M Booth
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham, Slot 755, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:358-72. 2011
    ..These findings, coupled with the high rates of these disorders, suggest the importance of screening and either beginning appropriate treatment or offering appropriate referral for such disorders in ED settings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Short-term course of drinking in an untreated sample of at-risk drinkers
    B M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72204, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:580-8. 2001
    ..Because few at-risk drinkers obtain help for their drinking, it is important to understand the short-term fluctuations between at-risk drinking and full-fledged alcohol use disorders, as well as remission of at-risk drinking...
  10. pmc Longitudinal relationship between psychological distress and multiple substance use: results from a three-year multisite natural-history study of rural stimulant users
    Brenda M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Slot 755, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:258-67. 2010
    ..This article examines this issue in a large (N = 710), natural-history study of rural stimulant (cocaine and/or methamphetamine) users in three states...
  11. ncbi request reprint Variations in drinking patterns in the rural South: joint effects of race, gender, and rural residence
    Brenda M Booth
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:561-8. 2006
    ..Caucasian), and rural residence on variations in drinking patterns, including past year abstinence, at-risk drinking, and recent drinking quantity and frequency for drinkers only...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictors of short-term course of drinking in untreated rural and urban at-risk drinkers: effects of gender, illegal drug use and psychiatric comorbidity
    Brenda M Booth
    Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, Department of Psychiatry, University ofArkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:63-73. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of changes in drinking and drinking consequences in untreated at-risk drinkers in a community sample...
  13. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of cocaine users presenting to an emergency department chest pain observation unit
    Brenda M Booth
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 5800 West 10th Street, Suite 605, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:329-37. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Measuring use of health services for at-risk drinkers: how brief can you get?
    Brenda M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, 72204, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:254-64. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Correlates of rural methamphetamine and cocaine users: results from a multistate community study
    Brenda M Booth
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 5800 West 10th Street, Suite 605, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:493-501. 2006
    ..However, cocaine is also widely used in many rural areas. The purpose of this article is to contrast MA and cocaine users in three geographically distinct rural areas of the United States...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of patient entry into alcohol treatment after initial diagnosis
    J E Kirchner
    VA HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 27:339-46. 2000
    ..7), diagnosis of a comorbid drug (OR = 4.3) or psychiatric disorder (OR = 3.6), diagnosis by a medical as opposed to a surgical specialty (OR = 6.0), and African American (OR = 1.7)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physical health, illicit drug use, and demographic characteristics in rural stimulant users
    Thomas F Garrity
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
    J Rural Health 23:99-107. 2007
    ..There is growing concern about illicit rural stimulant use, especially regarding methamphetamine use and its health consequences...
  18. pmc Persistence of impaired functioning and psychological distress after medical hospitalization for men with co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders
    B M Booth
    HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System and Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:57-65. 2001
    ..To measure the persistence of impaired health-related quality of life (HRQL) and psychological distress associated with co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders in a longitudinal sample of medically hospitalized male veterans...
  19. ncbi request reprint Recognition and management of depression in a substance use disorder treatment population
    G M Curran
    VA HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcome Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:563-9. 2007
    ..05). Analysis with a recoded BDI showed that the moderately-to-severely symptomatic (BDI = 20+) were 4.1 times more likely to have returned to substance use than those with a BDI score of under 20...
  20. ncbi request reprint Depression after alcohol treatment as a risk factor for relapse among male veterans
    G M Curran
    HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Building 58, Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 19:259-65. 2000
    ..Other analyses revealed that those with persistent depressive symptomatology reported at both baseline and 3 months posttreatment did not experience worse outcomes that those who reported symptomatology at 3 months posttreatment alone...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pain interference in individuals in driver intervention programs for driving under the influence offenders
    Mark Andrew Ilgen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1406-19. 2010
    ..Many individuals seen in court-mandated DIP programs for DUI offenders also report difficulties with pain. DIP programming should address pain in relation to substance use and mental health issues...
  22. ncbi request reprint Do patients with alcohol dependence use more services? A comparative analysis with other chronic disorders
    J C Fortney
    HSR and D Veterans Affairs Medical Center, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72144, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 23:127-33. 1999
    ..The secondary purpose was to determine the impact of comorbid alcoholism on the service use of patients with chronic illnesses...
  23. ncbi request reprint Correlates and 6-month outcomes for co-occurring cannabis use in rural and urban at-risk drinkers
    B M Booth
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:717-33. 2001
    ..We suggest that cannabis use may be a marker for greater impairment associated with at-risk drinking...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rural and urban problem drinkers in six Southern states
    B M Booth
    Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 34:471-93. 1999
    ..72) for lifetime disorders and good agreement (kappa = 0.53) for recent disorders against structured diagnostic interviews for DSM-IV criteria...
  25. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in predictor profiles of abstinence from alcohol use among male veterans
    G M Curran
    HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock 72114, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 23:141-3. 1999
    ..Substantively, our data support previous findings concerning the impact of increased medical severity, positive employment history, and depression on treatment outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diversity in relapse prevention needs: gender and race comparisons among substance abuse treatment patients
    M A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Alcohol Research Center, Ann Arbor 48108-3318, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 27:225-40. 2001
    ..Implications for developing alternative relapse prevention approaches to address this diversity are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint A comparison of substance abuse patients' and counselors' perceptions of relapse risk: relationship to actual relapse
    M A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, 400 E Eisenhower Parkway, Building 2, Suite A, 48108 3318, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 19:161-9. 2000
    ..Findings suggest the potential utility of considering patient perceptions to understand and possibly prevent relapse...
  28. ncbi request reprint Age, ethnicity, and comorbidity in a national sample of hospitalized alcohol-dependent women veterans
    R Ross
    Center for Mental Healthcare Research of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 49:663-8. 1998
    ..Treatment patterns in a national sample of hospitalized women veterans diagnosed with alcohol dependence were identified with the goal of improving health services to women veterans with alcohol-related disorders...
  29. ncbi request reprint Performance measurement for schizophrenia: adherence to guidelines for antipsychotic dose
    R R Owen
    HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research CeMHOR, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock 72114 1706, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:475-82. 2000
    ..This report describes the development, application, and exploratory evaluation of a clinical performance measure based on recently published schizophrenia guidelines for antipsychotic dose...
  30. doi request reprint Individual and program predictors of attrition from VA substance use treatment
    Geoffrey M Curran
    VA Health Services Research and Development, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:25-34. 2009
    ..Focus on individual and program level factors associated with attrition is crucial to retaining individuals in treatment...
  31. doi request reprint Research on rural residence and access to drug abuse services: where are we and where do we go?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    J Rural Health 23:79-83. 2007
    ..Illicit drug use is common in rural areas, but very little research has investigated rural populations' access to drug abuse services...
  32. ncbi request reprint Rural, suburban, and urban variations in alcohol consumption in the United States: findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Rural Health 23:314-21. 2007
    ..Alcohol consumption is a major public health problem nationally, but little research has investigated drinking patterns by rurality of residence...
  33. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of women seeking intensive outpatient substance use treatment in the VA
    Tracy Stecker
    VA Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1478-84. 2007
    ..To investigate gender differences among veterans receiving intensive outpatient (IOP) substance use treatment in a national VA sample and to compare women attending IOP with women with substance use disorders in VA primary care...
  34. pmc Childhood conduct problems and other early risk factors in rural adult stimulant users
    Teresa L Kramer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Health Services Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Rural Health 25:50-7. 2009
    ..Understanding childhood risk factors associated with adult substance use and legal problems is important for treatment and prevention...
  35. pmc Treatment needs of men and women with violence problems in substance use disorder treatment
    Stephen T Chermack
    University of Michigan Addiction Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1236-62. 2009
    ..4% reporting being injured. Overall, those injuring nonpartners or both partners/nonpartners had more severe problems. Implications of the findings for SUD treatment settings and a model for integrated violence prevention are discussed...
  36. pmc Perceived need for treatment for alcohol use disorders: results from two national surveys
    Mark J Edlund
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham St, Slot 554, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1618-28. 2009
    ..And second, to investigate the determinants of perceived need for and utilization of treatment for alcohol use disorders...
  37. pmc Patterns of substance abuse treatment seeking following cocaine-related emergency department visits
    John C Fortney
    VA Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:221-33. 2011
    ..63, CI(95)ā€‰=ā€‰0.47-0.85, pā€‰<ā€‰0.01). ED visits for cocaine-related chest pain represent missed opportunities to link patients to substance abuse treatment, and interventions are needed to motivate patients to seek care...
  38. pmc Religiousness among at-risk drinkers: is it prospectively associated with the development or maintenance of an alcohol-use disorder?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham Street, Slot 820, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 7199, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:136-42. 2010
    ..This study examined whether particular dimensions of religiousness are prospectively associated with the development or maintenance of an alcohol-use disorder (AUD) among at-risk drinkers or persons with a history of problem drinking...
  39. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in methamphetamine and cocaine use in untreated rural stimulant users: racial differences and the impact of methamphetamine legislation
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, USA
    Addiction 103:800-8. 2008
    ..To examine how race and methamphetamine legislation are associated with changes in cocaine and methamphetamine use among untreated rural stimulant users...
  40. pmc Predictors of attrition from a national sample of methadone maintenance patients
    Michael Mancino
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 36:155-60. 2010
    ..Methadone substitution therapy is an effective harm reduction treatment method for opioid dependent persons. Ability to retain patients in methadone treatment is an accepted predictor of treatment outcomes...
  41. pmc Longitudinal association of preference-weighted health-related quality of life measures and substance use disorder outcomes
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, USA
    Addiction 106:507-15. 2011
    ..To examine the construct validity of generic preference-weighted health-related quality of life measures in a sample of patients with a substance use disorder (SUD)...
  42. pmc Longitudinal changes in drug use severity and physical health-related quality of life among untreated stimulant users
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, United States
    Addict Behav 34:959-64. 2009
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Patterns of health services use associated with Veterans Affairs outpatient substance-use treatment
    Tracy Stecker
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 152 NLR, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:510-8. 2007
    ..This study examined service use and costs associated with receiving intensive outpatient (IOP) substance-use treatment...
  44. ncbi request reprint Preference-weighted health status associated with substance use-disorders treatment
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
    J Stud Alcohol 67:436-44. 2006
    ..We conducted a methodological evaluation of the relationship between preference-weighted health status and 6-month substance use-disorders treatment outcomes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with perceived stigma for alcohol use and treatment among at-risk drinkers
    John Fortney
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:418-29. 2004
    ..Rural at-risk drinkers were more likely to perceive a lack of privacy in primary care...
  46. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: detection of substance use disorders in veterans affairs primary care clinics
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research of the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare system, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1326. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice variations in prescribing antipsychotics for patients with schizophrenia
    Richard R Owen
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    Am J Med Qual 18:140-6. 2003
    ..To adequately assess quality and inform and possibly further develop clinical practice guideline recommendations for schizophrenia, well-designed research studies conducted in routine clinical settings are needed...
  48. pmc Two-year trajectory of stimulant use in 18- to 21-year-old rural African Americans
    Teresa L Kramer
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Subst Abus 31:12-23. 2010
    ..In summary, cocaine use declined, but other substances were used at high rates, suggesting a significant need for intervention services that address multisubstance use in rural areas...
  49. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban differences in health care benefits of a community-based sample of at-risk drinkers
    John C Fortney
    VA HSR and D Center for Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, USA
    J Rural Health 19:292-8. 2003
    ..Different types of health plan cost-containment strategies (eg, gatekeeping, selective contracting, and cost-sharing) may affect the utilization of behavioral health services differently in urban and rural areas...
  50. ncbi request reprint Service utilization and outcomes in medically ill veterans with posttraumatic stress and depressive disorders
    Teresa L Kramer
    Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:211-9. 2003
    ..Results indicate that screening, early detection, and referral are critical in treating these comorbid patients because of increased psychological distress and high service-use rates...
  51. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behaviors among rural stimulant users: variation by gender and race/ethnicity
    Patricia B Wright
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:137-50. 2007
    ..9, CI = 1.47-10.09; p = .006). These findings indicate HIV prevention efforts should be tailored to address gender and racial/ethnic differences in risk behaviors among rural stimulant users...
  52. ncbi request reprint Differences between physical and behavioral health benefits in the health plans of at-risk drinkers
    John C Fortney
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:97-102. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to describe the physical and behavioral health benefits of a representative community-based sample of at-risk drinkers potentially in need of behavioral health services...
  53. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorders and alcohol dependence in a community population
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    VA HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock 72114 1706, USA
    Community Ment Health J 38:361-73. 2002
    ..This lack of insurance for previously depressed persons calls for future work examining the potential influence of this barrier to access care on both clinical and functional outcomes...
  54. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptomatology and early attrition from intensive outpatient substance use treatment
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Building 58, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:138-43. 2002
    ..The results also indicate that future research should focus on potential distinguishing characteristics between early and later attrition...
  55. ncbi request reprint Barriers to and need for alcohol services for women in rural populations
    B M Booth
    Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, Department Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:1267-75. 2000
    ..This article reviews and summarizes the research on alcohol problems and issues related to alcohol services for rural women...
  56. pmc Stages of change, decisional balance, and self-efficacy in condom use among rural African-American stimulant users
    Donna L Gullette
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences UAMS, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 20:428-41. 2009
    ..The results provide support for the development of interventions that promote the advantages of and increase self-efficacy for condom use...
  57. pmc Psychological aggression, physical aggression, and injury in nonpartner relationships among men and women in treatment for substance-use disorders
    Regan L Murray
    Addiction Research Center, 2901B, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5470, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:896-905. 2008
    ..This study focused on the prevalence and predictors of psychological aggression, physical aggression, and injury rates in nonintimate partner relationships in a substance-use disorder treatment sample...
  58. ncbi request reprint Comparing outcomes of routine care for depression: the dilemma of case-mix adjustment
    T L Kramer
    Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 28:287-300. 2001
    ..This study identifies variables to be included in case-mix adjustment models and demonstrates statistical methods to control for differences across settings when comparing depression outcomes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Services utilization before and after the prospective payment system by patients with somatization disorder
    M Zhang
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 25:76-82. 1998
    ..This study confirms the results from other research indicating that higher levels of efficiency may be achieved for certain psychiatric disorders through prospective payment mechanisms...
  60. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in correlates of recent physical assault among untreated rural and urban at-risk drinkers: role of depression
    Stephen T Chermack
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Violence Vict 21:67-80. 2006
    ..Overall, the results of this study suggest that screening and prevention interventions for physical assault among at-risk drinkers should target both alcohol use disorders and depression...
  61. ncbi request reprint Unintended consequences of regionalizing specialized VA addiction services
    Amy E Wallace
    Administration Medical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Awards Program, 215 North Hartland Rd, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:668-74. 2007
    ..By using New York State as an example, this study examined whether regionalization disproportionately affected rural versus urban veterans' use of VA and non-VA inpatient addiction services...
  62. ncbi request reprint Past-year violence typologies among patients with cocaine-related chest pain
    Rebecca Cunningham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0437, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:571-82. 2007
    ..Understanding these correlates has public health implications, both for preventing future violence and its associated ED service utilization, and for future interventions in cocaine users presenting to the ED...
  63. ncbi request reprint Utilization and cost of mental health, substance abuse, and medical services among at-risk drinkers
    Paul J Nietert
    Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:431-48. 2007
    ..Through multivariable models, this study found that overall costs of non-MH/SA services were similar between users and nonusers of MH/SA services...
  64. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with women's risk of rape in the military environment
    Anne G Sadler
    Psychology Service, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
    Am J Ind Med 43:262-73. 2003
    ..Health hazards specific to women workers have not been adequately documented. This study assessed military environmental factors associated with rape occurring during military service, while controlling for pre-military trauma experiences...
  65. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine use and adverse consequences in the rural southern United States: an ethnographic overview
    Rocky L Sexton
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 143 Biological Sciences, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2006
    ..The findings indicate that informed drug treatment outreach and reduction of potential adverse consequences among methamphetamine users in rural areas are important issues for public health and for interventions...
  66. ncbi request reprint Multi-sample standardization and decomposition analysis: an application to comparisons of methamphetamine use among rural drug users in three American states
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Stat Med 26:3612-23. 2007
    ..The study shows that SDA is a useful technique for multi-population comparisons, providing an opportunity to look at data from a different perspective in medical studies...
  67. ncbi request reprint Health services utilization and cost for at-risk drinkers: rural and urban comparisons
    Paul J Nietert
    Centerfor Health Care Research, 135 Canon Street, Suite 403, PO Box 250837, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:353-62. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine differences between healthcare use and associated costs in rural and urban at-risk drinkers...
  68. pmc Tracking inner city substance users from the emergency department: how many contacts does it take?
    Rebecca Cunningham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:136-43. 2008
    ..Longitudinal studies of substance users report difficulty in locating and completing 12-month interviews, which may compromise study validity...
  69. ncbi request reprint Kentucky rural stimulant use: a comparison of methamphetamine and other stimulant users
    William W Stoops
    University of Kentucky Medical Center, Department of Behavioral Science, COMOB, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2007
    ..These results suggest that differences exist between rural stimulant users and that clinicians may need to consider these differences when planning treatment and rehabilitation strategies...
  70. ncbi request reprint Life span and repeated violence against women during military service: effects on health status and outpatient utilization
    Anne G Sadler
    Psychology Service, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:799-811. 2004
    ..Differences in utilization and health status were also examined while controlling for life span violence exposures and important patient characteristic confounders...
  71. ncbi request reprint Gang and multiple rapes during military service: health consequences and health care
    Anne G Sadler
    Psychology Service, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 60:33-41. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine whether there were differences in women veteran's health status and use of health care services by type of rape that occurred during military service...
  72. pmc Perceived need for substance abuse treatment among illicit stimulant drug users in rural areas of Ohio, Arkansas, and Kentucky
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:107-14. 2007
    ..These findings have practical implications for efforts addressing substance abuse in rural areas...

Research Grants11

  1. Cocaine and Chest Pain: ER Patient Care and Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  2. Rural Stimulant Use & Mental Health:Services & Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This expanded research from three diverse rural ecologies will provide convincing and cogent data for health planning and health policy for prevention and treatment of stimulant users in rural areas. ..
  3. Rural Stimulant Use & Mental Health:Services & Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This expanded research from three diverse rural ecologies will provide convincing and cogent data for health planning and health policy for prevention and treatment of stimulant users in rural areas. ..
  4. Rural Stimulant Use & Mental Health:Services & Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This expanded research from three diverse rural ecologies will provide convincing and cogent data for health planning and health policy for prevention and treatment of stimulant users in rural areas. ..
  5. Cocaine & Chest Pain in the Ed: Service & Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  6. Rural Stimulant Use & Mental Health:Services & Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This expanded research from three diverse rural ecologies will provide convincing and cogent data for health planning and health policy for prevention and treatment of stimulant users in rural areas. ..
  7. Rural Stimulant Use & Mental Health:Services & Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This expanded research from three diverse rural ecologies will provide convincing and cogent data for health planning and health policy for prevention and treatment of stimulant users in rural areas. ..
  8. Cocaine & Chest Pain in the Ed: Service & Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  9. Cocaine & Chest Pain in the Ed: Service & Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  10. Rural Stimulant Use & Mental Health:Services & Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This expanded research from three diverse rural ecologies will provide convincing and cogent data for health planning and health policy for prevention and treatment of stimulant users in rural areas. ..
  11. The 2006 Addiction Health Services Research Conference
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....