R A Cisler
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- Development of a composite measure for assessing alcohol treatment outcome: operationalization and validationR A Cisler
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research, 53201 0786, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 23:263-71. 1999..Differences in the present composite measure relative to other categorical measures used in research to date and the potential for incorporating nonalcohol-specific variables into composite measures are discussed...
- Public health strategies to reduce and prevent alcohol-related illness, injury and death in Wisconsin and Milwaukee CountyR A Cisler
Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee 53201 0786, USA
WMJ 99:71-8. 2000..g., youth and families, minority groups), the agent/vehicle (e.g., alcohol content, labeling of containers, large containers), and the environment (e.g., motor vehicle operation BAC limits, zero tolerance laws, alcohol advertising)...
- Applying clinical significance methodology to alcoholism treatment trials: determining recovery outcome status with individual- and population-based measuresRon A Cisler
Department of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1991-2000. 2005..Because of its high internal validity and its inclusion of multiple measures assessing multiple outcome dimensions, MATCH was considered an ideal study to explore the utility of this methodology...
- Second births to teenage mothers: risk factors for low birth weight and preterm birthSusan N Partington
Department of Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:101-9. 2009..Identifying predictors of these outcomes in second teenage births is essential for developing preventive strategies...
- Influence of socioeconomic factors and race on birth outcomes in urban MilwaukeeTrina C Salm Ward
Center for Urban Population Health, 1020 N 12th St, Ste 4180, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA
WMJ 109:254-60. 2010..This study was conducted to examine the influence of socioeconomic status (SES) and race on birth outcomes in the city of Milwaukee...
- Clinical and methodological utility of a composite outcome measure for alcohol treatment researchAllen Zweben
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201 0786, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1680-5. 2003..This article provides the rationale, development, and work conducted thus far on the composite outcome index and discusses the clinical utility of the measure...
- Setting a goal to reduce teen births in Milwaukee by 2015Naoyo Mori
Center for Urban Population Health, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA
WMJ 108:365-9. 2009..Using historical teen birth data trends, this study sets a birth rate reduction goal by the year 2015 for Milwaukee teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17...
- The Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission: an interagency collaborative process to reduce homicideMallory O'Brien
Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission, Milwaukee Police Department, Criminal Investigation Bureau, 3rd Floor, 749 W State St, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA
WMJ 106:385-8. 2007..Future plans include the continuation and expansion of initiatives including greater community impact and developinga Center of Excellence in community and public safety serving Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin...
- Active consent in urban elementary schools: an examination of demographic differences in consent ratesJessica P Bergstrom
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Center for Urban Population Health, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA
Eval Rev 33:481-96. 2009..Demographic differences were found between consenters and refusers and suggestions are offered for further research and for other researchers who conduct school-based projects...
- Social networks and their influence on drinking behaviors: differences related to cognitive impairment in clients receiving alcoholism treatmentJennifer F Buckman
Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:738-47. 2007....
- Neuropsychological functioning of homeless menCindy Solliday-McRoy
Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 192:471-8. 2004..These findings suggest that the homeless men in this study had considerable assessment and treatment needs that were not being met by most of the health and social services offered to them...
- Using acquired knowledge and new technologies in alcoholism treatment trialsBarbara A Flannery
Center for Interdisciplinary Substance Abuse Research, RTI International, PO Box 12194, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:423-9. 2002..Flannery; (4) What should be the primary outcome measures in a clinical trial, by Damaris J. Rohsenow; (5) Innovative strategies for assessing functional outcomes in alcoholism treatment clinical trials, by Ron A. Cisler...
- Cost and cost-effectiveness of the COMBINE study in alcohol-dependent patientsGary A Zarkin
RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1214-21. 2008..The costs and cost-effectiveness of these combinations are unknown and of interest to clinicians and policy makers...
- Combined pharmacotherapies and behavioral interventions for alcohol dependence: the COMBINE study: a randomized controlled trialRaymond F Anton
Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
JAMA 295:2003-17. 2006..Alcohol dependence treatment may include medications, behavioral therapies, or both. It is unknown how combining these treatments may impact their effectiveness, especially in the context of primary care and other nonspecialty settings...
- Measuring economic outcomes of alcohol treatment using the Economic Form 90Jeremy W Bray
RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:248-55. 2007..This article assesses the ability of the economic outcome measures in the Economic Form 90 to detect differences across levels of alcohol dependence as measured by the Alcohol Dependence Scale...