Matthew O Howard

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Volatile substance misuse: toward a research agenda
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 39:3-7. 2013
  2. pmc Differences in service utilization and barriers among Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites with drug use disorders
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, 1080 S, University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 4:3. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Suicide ideation and attempts among inhalant users: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Matthew O Howard
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:276-86. 2010
  4. pmc Inhalant use, inhalant-use disorders, and antisocial behavior: findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, Tate Turner Kuralt Building, Campus Box 3550, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3550, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:201-9. 2010
  5. pmc A survey of inhalant use disorders among delinquent youth: prevalence, clinical features, and latent structure of DSM-IV diagnostic criteria
    Matthew O Howard
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Tate Turner Kuralt Building, Campus Box 3550, 325 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 9:8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Inhalant use among incarcerated adolescents in the United States: prevalence, characteristics, and correlates of use
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, 325 Pittsboro, CB 3550, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:197-209. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicide by asphyxiation due to helium inhalation
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27499, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 32:61-70. 2011
  8. pmc Inhalant use and inhalant use disorders in the United States
    Matthew O Howard
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 6:18-31. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Revisioning social work clinical education: recent developments in relation to evidence-based practice
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 6:256-73. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Helium inhalation in adolescents: characteristics of users and prevalence of use
    Ahmed Whitt
    University of North Carolina, Tate Turner Kuralt Building, 325 Pittsboro, CB 3550, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:365-71. 2012

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Volatile substance misuse: toward a research agenda
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 39:3-7. 2013
    ..Volatile substance misuse (VSM) is a significant but under-researched global health problem...
  2. pmc Differences in service utilization and barriers among Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites with drug use disorders
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, 1080 S, University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 4:3. 2009
    ..The purpose of the current study was to explore the role of race and ethnicity in service utilization...
  3. doi request reprint Suicide ideation and attempts among inhalant users: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Matthew O Howard
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:276-86. 2010
    ..Inhalant use is associated with significantly increased risk for suicide ideation, especially among women and persons with DSM-IV IUDs...
  4. pmc Inhalant use, inhalant-use disorders, and antisocial behavior: findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, Tate Turner Kuralt Building, Campus Box 3550, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3550, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:201-9. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc A survey of inhalant use disorders among delinquent youth: prevalence, clinical features, and latent structure of DSM-IV diagnostic criteria
    Matthew O Howard
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Tate Turner Kuralt Building, Campus Box 3550, 325 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 9:8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence, clinical features, and latent structure of DSM-IV IUDs in a state population of antisocial youth...
  6. ncbi request reprint Inhalant use among incarcerated adolescents in the United States: prevalence, characteristics, and correlates of use
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, 325 Pittsboro, CB 3550, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:197-209. 2008
    ..To characterize patterns and correlates of inhalant use among incarcerated youth...
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicide by asphyxiation due to helium inhalation
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27499, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 32:61-70. 2011
    ..In none of these cases were decedents suffering from terminal illness. Most persons committing suicide with helium were free of terminal illness but suffered from psychiatric and/or substance use disorders...
  8. pmc Inhalant use and inhalant use disorders in the United States
    Matthew O Howard
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 6:18-31. 2011
    ..This review examines current findings in these areas, identifies gaps in the research and clinical literatures pertaining to inhalant use, and discusses future directions for inhalant-related research and practice efforts...
  9. doi request reprint Revisioning social work clinical education: recent developments in relation to evidence-based practice
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 6:256-73. 2009
    ..It is important that clinicians be aware of current developments in relation to evidence-based clinical education and practice as these will likely significantly shape the face of social work direct practice in the coming years...
  10. ncbi request reprint Helium inhalation in adolescents: characteristics of users and prevalence of use
    Ahmed Whitt
    University of North Carolina, Tate Turner Kuralt Building, 325 Pittsboro, CB 3550, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:365-71. 2012
    ..Helium users had psychosocial profiles similar to those of volatile solvent users, suggesting that they may be at substantial risk for a variety of adverse health outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of traumatic brain injury among delinquent youths
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 18:243-55. 2008
    ..Delinquent youth frequently exhibit high-risk behaviours that can result in serious injury. However, little is known about traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and their correlates in this population...
  12. doi request reprint Endemic asthma inhaler abuse among antisocial adolescents
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, 1080 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 96:22-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence, correlates and consequences of asthma inhaler misuse among antisocial youth...
  13. doi request reprint Psychiatric correlates of bullying in the United States: findings from a national sample
    Michael G Vaughn
    School of Social Work, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Psychiatr Q 81:183-95. 2010
    ..Prevention and treatment targeting bullying behaviors, comorbid conditions, and their precursors could potentially reduce the prevalence and consequences of bullying...
  14. pmc Patterns and correlates of drug-related ED visits: results from a national survey
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:704-10. 2011
    ..The goals of this study were to describe prevalence and correlates of drug-related ED visits...
  15. pmc Perceived risk of harm and intentions of future inhalant use among adolescent inhalant users
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 97:185-9. 2008
    ..To identify predictors of perceived (a) risk of harm associated with inhalant use and (b) intention to use inhalants among adolescent inhalant users...
  16. doi request reprint Adolescent inhalant use, abuse and dependence
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, 1080 S University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Addiction 104:1185-92. 2009
    ..To compare adolescent inhalant users without DSM-IV inhalant use disorders (IUDs) to youth with IUDs (i.e. abuse or dependence) across demographic, psychosocial and clinical measures...
  17. pmc Nitrous oxide inhalation among adolescents: prevalence, correlates, and co-occurrence with volatile solvent inhalation
    Eric L Garland
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 41:337-47. 2009
    ..NO+VS users were at high risk for behavioral and emotional problems. Screening and interventions for NO and VS inhalant use should be implemented in juvenile justice facilities...
  18. pmc Treatment guidelines for substance use disorders and serious mental illnesses: do they address co-occurring disorders?
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1262-78. 2010
    ..None of the guidelines making recommendations for treatment of co-occurring disorders included outcomes that clearly targeted both substance use and mental health disorders. Limitations and implications of this study are noted...
  19. pmc Item response theory analysis of DSM-IV criteria for inhalant-use disorders in adolescents
    BRIAN E PERRON
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 South University Avenue, 3849, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1106, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:607-14. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Service needs of clients in outpatient substance-use disorder treatment: a latent class analysis
    BRIAN E PERRON
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 South University Avenue, Room 3849, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:449-53. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if there are common classes of service needs among clients in outpatient substance-use disorder treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessing empathy in antisocial youth: factor analytic and validation findings
    Ahmed Whitt
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill 325 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27515, USA
    Psychol Rep 112:325-39. 2013
    ..5 yr. (SD = 1.2) and most (87%) were boys. Analysis suggested that the new measure possesses adequate psychometric properties and may be a useful addition to clinical assessments of antisocial youth...
  22. ncbi request reprint Variations in mental health problems, substance use, and delinquency between African American and Caucasian juvenile offenders: implications for reentry services
    Michael G Vaughn
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 52:311-29. 2008
    ..Recognition of these patterns may help to improve postrelease services by tailoring or adapting preexisting programs to patterns of risk factors and their relative magnitudes of effect...
  23. doi request reprint Service use and treatment barriers among inhalant users
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, 1080 S UniversityAvenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 43:69-75. 2011
    ..These findings can help improve the service delivery system to provide effective treatments and reduce the risk of emergency department usage, which is among the most expensive and least effective ways to deal with substance abuse...
  24. doi request reprint Toward a quantitative typology of burglars: a latent profile analysis of career offenders
    Michael G Vaughn
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:1387-92. 2008
    ..Connections to the criminal career literature are offered and suggestions for further empirical study of offender typologies are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Toward a psychopathology of self-control theory: the importance of narcissistic traits
    Michael G Vaughn
    University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Behav Sci Law 25:803-21. 2007
    ..Results support the importance of these variables, in particular narcissistic traits, in better explicating theories of self-control. Implications for research on the psychopathological underpinnings of self-control are highlighted...
  26. pmc Inhalant use and suicidality among incarcerated youth
    Stacey Freedenthal
    University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:81-8. 2007
    ..Suicide risk assessments should, therefore, include questions about inhalation of volatile solvents such as paint, gasoline, and household cleaners...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reasons for using inhalants: evidence for discrete classes in a sample of incarcerated adolescents
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:450-5. 2008
    ..Results indicate heterogeneity for reasons for use of inhalants and associated psychological distress. Findings may provide clues to future taxonomic development of inhalant abuse phenomena and prevention...
  28. pmc Variations in social contexts and their effect on adolescent inhalant use: a latent profile investigation
    Michael G Vaughn
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work and Center on Education and Drug Abuse Research, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:129-33. 2007
    ..Results indicate heterogeneity in contextual effects on inhalant use and suggest that follow-up studies should examine the role that susceptibility and exposure to contextual effects has on inhalant use...
  29. pmc Is inhalant use a risk factor for heroin and injection drug use among adolescents in the United States?
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Addict Behav 32:265-81. 2007
    ..We examined whether inhalant use was associated with heroin and injection drug use (IDU) among adolescents aged 12 to 17 in the United States...