Elizabeth Evans

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Explaining long-term outcomes among drug dependent mothers treated in women-only versus mixed-gender programs
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 11075 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:293-301. 2013
  2. pmc Developmental timing of first drug treatment and 10-year patterns of drug use
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:271-9. 2013
  3. pmc More alike than different: health needs, services utilization, and outcomes of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) populations treated for substance use disorders
    Elizabeth Evans
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 11:318-38. 2012
  4. pmc Differential outcomes of court-supervised substance abuse treatment among California parolees and probationers
    Elizabeth Evans
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 56:539-56. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the substance abuse and crime prevention act: treatment clients and program types during the first year of implementation
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2004
  6. pmc Promising practices for delivery of court-supervised substance abuse treatment: perspectives from six high-performing California counties operating Proposition 36
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, United States
    Eval Program Plann 34:124-34. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act: client characteristics, treatment completion and re-offending three years after implementation
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, David Geffen School of Medicine, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Ste 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2006
  8. pmc Treatment entry barriers among California's Proposition 36 offenders
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:410-8. 2008
  9. pmc High-risk offenders participating in court-supervised substance abuse treatment: characteristics, treatment received, and factors associated with recidivism
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:510-25. 2011
  10. pmc Outcomes of drug and alcohol treatment programs among American Indians in California
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Program, 1640 South Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:889-96. 2006

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Explaining long-term outcomes among drug dependent mothers treated in women-only versus mixed-gender programs
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 11075 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:293-301. 2013
    ..Findings underscore additional leverage points for relapse prevention and recovery-supportive efforts for drug-dependent mothers. ..
  2. pmc Developmental timing of first drug treatment and 10-year patterns of drug use
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:271-9. 2013
    ..Developmental timing of first drug treatment interacts with subsequent treatment experiences in ways that impact the course of drug use...
  3. pmc More alike than different: health needs, services utilization, and outcomes of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) populations treated for substance use disorders
    Elizabeth Evans
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 11:318-38. 2012
    ..Contrary to the model minority stereotype, AAPIs have mostly similar treatment needs, experiences, and outcomes as other racial/ethnic groups in drug treatment...
  4. pmc Differential outcomes of court-supervised substance abuse treatment among California parolees and probationers
    Elizabeth Evans
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 56:539-56. 2012
    ..Findings suggest methods for optimizing the effectiveness of criminal-justice-supervised programs for treating drug-dependent offenders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the substance abuse and crime prevention act: treatment clients and program types during the first year of implementation
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2004
    ..Future reports will cover the possible cost-saving associated with SACPA, outcomes for SACPA clients, and overall lessons learned...
  6. pmc Promising practices for delivery of court-supervised substance abuse treatment: perspectives from six high-performing California counties operating Proposition 36
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, United States
    Eval Program Plann 34:124-34. 2011
    ..Findings provide a "promising practices" resource for Proposition 36 program evaluation and improvement and inform the design and study of other similar types of collaborative justice treatment efforts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act: client characteristics, treatment completion and re-offending three years after implementation
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, David Geffen School of Medicine, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Ste 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2006
    ..Future reports will cover possible SACPA cost savings, additional clients outcomes, and overall lessons learned...
  8. pmc Treatment entry barriers among California's Proposition 36 offenders
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:410-8. 2008
    ..1%). Both groups had fewer total arrests after assessment, but recidivism was higher among untreated offenders. Understanding untreated Proposition 36 offenders can aid efforts to improve treatment entry rates and related outcomes...
  9. pmc High-risk offenders participating in court-supervised substance abuse treatment: characteristics, treatment received, and factors associated with recidivism
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:510-25. 2011
    ..To reduce recidivism among high-risk offenders in court-supervised drug treatment, consideration of psychiatric problems and criminal history is needed, as is receipt of sufficient treatment...
  10. pmc Outcomes of drug and alcohol treatment programs among American Indians in California
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Program, 1640 South Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:889-96. 2006
    ..We examined differences in substance abuse treatment outcomes between American Indians and their non-American Indian counterparts in California, during 2000 to 2002...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pilot-testing a statewide outcome monitoring system: overview of the California Treatment Outcome Project (CALTOP)
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2004
    ..This article presents the type of information on client demographics and treatment retention that was provided by CalTOP and outlines recommendations for implementing an AOD outcome monitoring system statewide...
  12. pmc Client and program factors associated with dropout from court mandated drug treatment
    Elizabeth Evans
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Eval Program Plann 32:204-12. 2009
    ..Findings may also aid a broader audience of researchers and policy analysts who are charged with designing and evaluating criminal-justice diversion programs for treating drug-addicted offenders...
  13. pmc Employment services utilization and outcomes among substance abusing offenders participating in California's proposition 36 drug treatment initiative
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 37:461-76. 2010
    ..Strategies for improving employment services utilization and outcomes among Proposition 36 offenders are discussed...
  14. pmc Using administrative data for longitudinal substance abuse research
    Elizabeth Evans
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 37:252-71. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of short-term treatment outcomes among California's Proposition 36 participants
    Yih Ing Hser
    University of California, Los Angeles Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 1640 South Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:187-96. 2007
    ..The study findings support drug testing to monitor abstinence and highlight the need to address employment and psychiatric problems among Proposition 36 participants...
  16. pmc Impact of California's Proposition 36 on the drug treatment system: treatment capacity and displacement
    Yih Ing Hser
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles 90025, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:104-9. 2007
    ..We examined how treatment capacity changed to accommodate Proposition 36 clients and whether displacement of other clients was an unintended consequence...
  17. pmc Contrasting trajectories of heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine use
    Yih Ing Hser
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, 1640 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Addict Dis 27:13-21. 2008
    ..Clinical/service policy and practice need to recognize and adapt to the specific patterns and needs of users of different drugs while being mindful of the stage drug users are at in their life course...
  18. pmc Comparing the dynamic course of heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine use over 10 years
    Yih Ing Hser
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1581-9. 2008
    ..While quitting drug use can be facilitated by treatment and/or self-help participation, few people had these experiences in the 10 years following first use...
  19. pmc Long-term outcomes among drug-dependent mothers treated in women-only versus mixed-gender programs
    Yih Ing Hser
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:115-23. 2011
    ..The study findings suggest the added value of specialized WO programs and begin to address the gap in knowledge regarding long-term outcomes for substance-abusing women...
  20. pmc Mortality among substance-using mothers in California: a 10-year prospective study
    Yih Ing Hser
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addiction 107:215-22. 2012
    ..To examine mortality rates and causes of death among a cohort of substance-using mothers and to identify risk factors that predict mortality...
  21. pmc Predictors of intention to change HIV sexual and injection risk behaviors among heterosexual methamphetamine-using offenders in drug treatment: a test of the AIDS Risk Reduction Model
    Mary Lynn Brecht
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:247-66. 2009
    ..Intention to use condoms was lower for women. Results can help identify areas for intervention development...
  22. pmc Polydrug use and implications for longitudinal research: ten-year trajectories for heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine users
    Mary Lynn Brecht
    University of California Los Angeles, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 1640 S Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 96:193-201. 2008
    ..Results indicate that group descriptions of primary heroin, cocaine, or meth use trajectories over time may present valid information about drug use patterns in general...
  23. pmc Longitudinal HIV risk behavior among the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Studies (DATOS) adult sample
    Debra A Murphy
    University of California, Los Angeles Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, USA
    Eval Rev 32:83-112. 2008
    ..Of clients who were engaged in regular injection drug use at intake, 76% continued to inject drug at a moderate-stable or increased rate during the 5-year follow-up...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relationship between drug treatment services, retention, and outcomes
    Yih Ing Hser
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California Los Angeles, 1640 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:767-74. 2004
    ..This longitudinal study conducted path analyses to examine the relationships between treatment processes and outcomes among patients in community-based drug treatment programs...
  25. pmc Effects of a randomized contingency management intervention on opiate abstinence and retention in methadone maintenance treatment in China
    Yih Ing Hser
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addiction 106:1801-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to apply and test if a contingency management (or motivational incentives) intervention can improve treatment retention and reduce drug use...
  26. ncbi request reprint Utilization and outcomes of mental health services among patients in drug treatment
    Yih Ing Hser
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 1640 S Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:73-85. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that individuals with mental health problems can be successfully treated within drug treatment programs and/or in conjunction with mental health providers...
  27. pmc Offender diversion into substance use disorder treatment: the economic impact of California's proposition 36
    M Douglas Anglin
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1096-102. 2013
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  28. pmc Hispanic parenting women in women-only versus mixed-gender drug treatment: a 10-year prospective study
    Yih Ing Hser
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 11075 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addict Behav 37:729-35. 2012
    ..Future research should focus on factors limiting Hispanic women's participation in WO programs, which could suggest ways for improvement so as to benefit all Hispanic women in need of these special services...
  29. pmc Benefit-cost in the California treatment outcome project: does substance abuse treatment "pay for itself"?
    Susan L Ettner
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:192-213. 2006
    ..To examine costs and monetary benefits associated with substance abuse treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Treatment outcomes among women and men methamphetamine abusers in California
    Yih Ing Hser
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:77-85. 2005
    ..Implications for service improvement are discussed...
  31. pmc Cross-system data linkage for treatment outcome evaluation: lessons learned from the California Treatment Outcome Project
    Yih Ing Hser
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eval Program Plann 31:125-35. 2008
    ..Findings illustrate the value of using administrative records for substance abuse treatment outcome evaluation, while highlighting areas for improvement for future cross-system data linkage efforts...
  32. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a statewide outcome monitoring system: lessons learned from substance abuse treatment provider staff
    Cheryl Teruya
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Qual Health Res 16:337-52. 2006
    ..Findings might be useful to those designing and implementing similar systems or other large organizational change initiatives...
  33. ncbi request reprint Perceived Neighborhood Safety, Recovery Capital, and Successful Outcomes Among Mothers 10 years After Substance Abuse Treatment
    Elizabeth Evans
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs ISAP, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 49:1491-503. 2014
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  34. pmc Ethnic differences in utilization of drug treatment services and outcomes among Proposition 36 offenders in California
    Raquel Fosados
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:391-9. 2007
    ..There were few other ethnic differences in outcomes. Assessing and eliminating ethnic-associated differences in health service delivery, even as moderate as our findings revealed, may improve program processes and outcomes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the therapeutic alliance in group therapy for individuals with treatment-resistant auditory hallucinations
    David P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Br J Clin Psychol 47:171-83. 2008
    ..This study hypothesized that several baseline client characteristics (i.e. age, symptoms, insight, social functioning) would significantly predict client-rated group alliance in out-patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders...
  36. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based nursing practice. II: Advanced concepts for WOC nursing practice
    Mikel Gray
    WOCN Center for Clinical Investigation, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 31:53-61. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Dramatic tissue-specific mutation length increases are an early molecular event in Huntington disease pathogenesis
    Laura Kennedy
    Division of Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Scienes, University of Glasgow, Anderson College Complex, 56 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6NU, UK
    Hum Mol Genet 12:3359-67. 2003
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