Donald A Calsyn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Gender differences in heterosexual anal sex practices among women and men in substance abuse treatment
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, 1107 NE 45th St, Ste 120, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2450-8. 2013
  2. pmc Differences between men and women in condom use, attitudes, and skills in substance abuse treatment seekers
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Addict 22:150-7. 2013
  3. doi Real men are safe-culturally adapted: utilizing the Delphi process to revise real men are safe for an ethnically diverse group of men in substance abuse treatment
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, Seattle 98105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:117-31. 2012
  4. pmc Sex under the influence of drugs or alcohol: common for men in substance abuse treatment and associated with high-risk sexual behavior
    Donald A Calsyn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Addict 19:119-27. 2010
  5. pmc Is monogamy or committed relationship status a marker for low sexual risk among men in substance abuse treatment? Clinical and methodological considerations
    Donald A Calsyn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 37:294-300. 2011
  6. pmc Sexual risk behavior and sex under the influence: an event analysis of men in substance abuse treatment who have sex with women
    Donald A Calsyn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1107 NE 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Addict 20:250-6. 2011
  7. pmc Teaching condom use skills: practice is superior to observation
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Subst Abus 31:231-9. 2010
  8. pmc Men in methadone maintenance versus psychosocial outpatient treatment: differences in sexual risk behaviors and intervention effectiveness from a multisite HIV prevention intervention trial
    Donald A Calsyn
    University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Addict Dis 29:370-82. 2010
  9. pmc Reducing sex under the influence of drugs or alcohol for patients in substance abuse treatment
    Donald A Calsyn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Addiction 105:100-8. 2010
  10. pmc Motivational and skills training HIV/sexually transmitted infection sexual risk reduction groups for men
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:138-50. 2009

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi Gender differences in heterosexual anal sex practices among women and men in substance abuse treatment
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, 1107 NE 45th St, Ste 120, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2450-8. 2013
    ..For men, having more sex partners was also a significant correlate. HAI is a logical target for increased focus in HIV prevention interventions. ..
  2. pmc Differences between men and women in condom use, attitudes, and skills in substance abuse treatment seekers
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Addict 22:150-7. 2013
    ..For substance abuse treatment-seekers engaging in high risk sexual behavior, their inconsistent condom use may be related to their condom use attitudes and skills...
  3. doi Real men are safe-culturally adapted: utilizing the Delphi process to revise real men are safe for an ethnically diverse group of men in substance abuse treatment
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, Seattle 98105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:117-31. 2012
    ..Revisions to REMAS include an added focus on how culture, social norms, and upbringing affect a man's sexual behavior and relationships...
  4. pmc Sex under the influence of drugs or alcohol: common for men in substance abuse treatment and associated with high-risk sexual behavior
    Donald A Calsyn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Addict 19:119-27. 2010
    ..Patients might benefit from interventions targeting sexual behavior and substance use as mutual triggers. (Am J Addict 2010;00:1-9)...
  5. pmc Is monogamy or committed relationship status a marker for low sexual risk among men in substance abuse treatment? Clinical and methodological considerations
    Donald A Calsyn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 37:294-300. 2011
    ..HIV prevention interventions often promote monogamy to reduce sexual risk. However, there is little consensus about how to define monogamy...
  6. pmc Sexual risk behavior and sex under the influence: an event analysis of men in substance abuse treatment who have sex with women
    Donald A Calsyn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1107 NE 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Addict 20:250-6. 2011
    ..3%) than when they were not under the influence (49%, p = .82). In this high-risk in treatment sample, a causative link between sex under the influence of drugs or alcohol and sexual risk behavior was not supported. ..
  7. pmc Teaching condom use skills: practice is superior to observation
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Subst Abus 31:231-9. 2010
    ..0001) for both the MCUS and FCUS. Post hoc, pairwise linear trends across time indicated that for both the MCUS and the FCUS, the D+P group is significantly superior to the DO group and the NS group...
  8. pmc Men in methadone maintenance versus psychosocial outpatient treatment: differences in sexual risk behaviors and intervention effectiveness from a multisite HIV prevention intervention trial
    Donald A Calsyn
    University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Addict Dis 29:370-82. 2010
    ..4, d=0.38) was greater than for REMAS completers in methadone programs (M=2.3, d=0.25). Reasons for why REMAS appears to be especially effective in psychosocial outpatient programs are explored...
  9. pmc Reducing sex under the influence of drugs or alcohol for patients in substance abuse treatment
    Donald A Calsyn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Addiction 105:100-8. 2010
    ..A secondary aim of REMAS was to reduce the frequency with which men engage in sex under the influence (SUI) of drugs or alcohol...
  10. pmc Motivational and skills training HIV/sexually transmitted infection sexual risk reduction groups for men
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:138-50. 2009
    ..Substance abuse treatment programs can therefore help reduce sexual risk among their clientele by providing a more intensive intervention than what is traditionally provided...
  11. pmc An HIV prevention intervention for ethnically diverse men in substance abuse treatment: pilot study findings
    Donald A Calsyn
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:896-902. 2013
    ..We determined the acceptability, participants' receptivity, and effectiveness of a culturally adapted version of Real Men Are Safe (REMAS-CA), an HIV prevention intervention for men in substance abuse treatment...
  12. ncbi Randomized trial of onsite versus referral primary medical care for veterans in addictions treatment
    Andrew J Saxon
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Med Care 44:334-42. 2006
    ..Providing primary care within addictions clinics (onsite care) may improve medical and SUD treatment outcomes in this population...
  13. pmc Factor structure of the Condoms Barriers Scale with a sample of men at high risk for HIV
    Suzanne R Doyle
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105 4631, USA
    Assessment 16:3-15. 2009
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  14. pmc Measurement of opioid problems among chronic pain patients in a general medical population
    Caleb J Banta-Green
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:43-9. 2009
    ..The utility of the PDUQ and its relationship with the DSM-IV approach needs to be established for patients being treated in general medical settings...
  15. doi The association of persistent pain with out-patient addiction treatment outcomes and service utilization
    Ryan M Caldeiro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Addiction 103:1996-2005. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence of persistent pain among veterans in out-patient addiction treatment and examine associated addiction treatment outcomes and medical and psychiatric service use...
  16. doi Associations of housing status with substance abuse treatment and service use outcomes among veterans
    Jonathan R Buchholz
    U S Department of Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:698-706. 2010
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  17. ncbi Outpatient treatment engagement and abstinence rates following inpatient opioid detoxification
    John W Davison
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seatte, WA 98195, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:27-35. 2006
    ..At one-year follow-up, 1 out of 5 had been readmitted for detoxification and 4.5% had died. Most patients successfully detoxified from opioids, but very few remained engaged and stabilized in abstinence-oriented outpatient treatment...
  18. ncbi The Addiction Severity Index medical and psychiatric composite scores measure similar domains as the SF-36 in substance-dependent veterans: concurrent and discriminant validity
    Donald A Calsyn
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:165-71. 2004
    ..This study examines the concurrent validity of these ASI composite scores in relation to the short form 36-item health survey (SF-36), a well-established measure of health-related quality of life/functional health status...
  19. pmc Measuring fidelity to a culturally adapted HIV prevention intervention for men in substance abuse treatment
    Mary Hatch-Maillette
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle WA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:363-9. 2013
    ..Recommendations for future REMAS-CA therapist trainings and fidelity monitoring are made. ..
  20. pmc Study results from the Clinical Trials Network's first 10 years: where do they lead?
    Elizabeth A Wells
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S14-30. 2010
    ..The CTN provides a unique opportunity to systematically design trials that incorporate treatment improvements from previous trials and to direct efforts toward innovations most likely to be incorporated into practice...
  21. doi Dissolution of a harm reduction track for opiate agonist treatment: longitudinal impact on treatment retention, substance use and service utilization
    Bryan Hartzler
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105 4631, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 21:82-5. 2010
    ..Resource challenges may lead some health organizations to discontinue such programmes, though just as programmatic evaluation may determine efficacy and cost-effectiveness so to does it aid in examining impacts of programme dissolution...
  22. pmc Evaluation of a minimal services treatment track for noncompliant patients in opioid substitution treatment
    Donald A Calsyn
    Addictions Treatment Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98108, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1086-8. 2003
  23. ncbi Slow tapering from methadone maintenance in a program encouraging indefinite maintenance
    Donald A Calsyn
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:159-63. 2006
    ..For a few patients, a taper to a lower methadone dose and a switch to buprenorphine/naloxone are obtainable. Program policies that support both tapering attempts and indefinite maintenance are described in this article...
  24. ncbi Use of Sexual Risk Assessment and Feedback at Intake to Promote Counselor Awareness of Subsequent Client Risk Behavior during Early Treatment
    Bryan Hartzler
    1Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 49:1270-7. 2014
    ..Future research is needed to determine how best to prepare counselors to use such awareness to effectively prompt risk reduction in routine care. ..
  25. doi Disseminating contingency management: impacts of staff training and implementation at an opiate treatment program
    Bryan Hartzler
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105 Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:429-38. 2014
    ..Collective results offer support for the study's collaborative intervention design and the applied, skills-based focus of staff training processes. Implications for CM dissemination are discussed. ..
  26. pmc Opioid use behaviors, mental health and pain--development of a typology of chronic pain patients
    Caleb J Banta-Green
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:34-42. 2009
    ..Aims were to improve our understanding of this population as well as to explore ways of identifying different types of patients...
  27. ncbi Erectile dysfunction medication use among men seeking substance abuse treatment
    Keith J Horvath
    Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Addict Dis 26:7-13. 2007
    ..86, 95%CI = 0.96, 15.54, p = .057). These results add to an emerging recognition of the need to address the health implications of ED medication use among heterosexual drug using populations...

Research Grants2

  1. Computerized Assistance for Treatment Professionals in Assessment of Sexual Risk
    Donald Calsyn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project proposes to develop computer assisted procedures to assist patients and providers in getting needed discussions started regarding sexual risk behaviors. ..