Y I Hser

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pilot trial of a recovery management intervention for heroin addicts released from compulsory rehabilitation in China
    Yih Ing Hser
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:78-83. 2013
  2. 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
  3. pmc Hepatitis C among methadone maintenance treatment patients in Shanghai and Kunming, China
    Y Hser
    University of California, 11075 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:24-31. 2012
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative treatment effectiveness. Effects of program modality and client drug dependence history on drug use reduction
    Y I Hser
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute 90024 3511, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 15:513-23. 1998
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender comparisons of drug abuse treatment outcomes and predictors
    Yih Ing Hser
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:255-64. 2003
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. pmc Pilot trial of a recovery management intervention for heroin addicts released from compulsory rehabilitation in China
    Yih Ing Hser
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:78-83. 2013
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Hepatitis C among methadone maintenance treatment patients in Shanghai and Kunming, China
    Y Hser
    University of California, 11075 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:24-31. 2012
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative treatment effectiveness. Effects of program modality and client drug dependence history on drug use reduction
    Y I Hser
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute 90024 3511, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 15:513-23. 1998
    ..The high rate of cocaine dependence among methadone clients, most of whom were dependent on heroin, poses considerable challenge to contemporary opiate substitution treatments...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender comparisons of drug abuse treatment outcomes and predictors
    Yih Ing Hser
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:255-64. 2003
    ..For both women and men, participation in 12-step groups and no spousal drug use during follow-up were related to abstinence. There were both similarities and differences in predictors of treatment outcome for women and men...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health conditions among aging narcotics addicts: medical examination results
    Yih Ing Hser
    University of California, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Behav Med 27:607-22. 2004
    ..2% tested positive for hepatitis C, 85.6% for hepatitis B, 3.8% for syphilis, and 27.3% for TB. The study empirically demonstrated poor health conditions and high morbidity among surviving narcotics addicts...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting long-term stable recovery from heroin addiction: findings from a 33-year follow-up study
    Yih Ing Hser
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behaviour, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Addict Dis 26:51-60. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that in addition to early intervention to curtail heroin addiction, increasing self-efficacy and addressing psychological problems are likely to enhance the odds of maintaining long-term stable recovery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pregnant women in women-only and mixed-gender substance abuse treatment programs: a comparison of client characteristics and program services
    Yih Ing Hser
    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 33:431-42. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Drug-use initiation and conduct disorder among adolescents in drug treatment
    Yih Ing Hser
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Suite 200, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Adolesc 26:331-45. 2003
    ..Findings from this study highlight the importance of better understanding the progression of drug use, treatment utilization, and psychiatric comorbidity among adolescents with substance abuse problems...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cocaine use and high-risk sexual behavior among STD clinic patients
    Y I Hser
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center 90025, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 26:82-6. 1999
    ..Crack-smoking sexually transmitted disease (STD) patients are at high-risk for contracting HIV...
  21. pmc Predicting posttreatment cocaine abstinence for first-time admissions and treatment repeaters
    Y I Hser
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:666-71. 1999
    ..This study examined client and program characteristics that predict posttreatment cocaine abstinence among cocaine abusers with different treatment histories...
  22. ncbi request reprint Matching clients' needs with drug treatment services
    Y I Hser
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 16:299-305. 1999
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Prior treatment experience related to process and outcomes in DATOS
    Y I Hser
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 57:137-50. 1999
    ..These findings confirm the importance of considering treatment process and aftercare in developing and implementing strategies to optimize treatment for patients with different treatment histories...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint A 12-year follow-up of a treated cocaine-dependent sample
    Yih Ing Hser
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:219-26. 2006
    ..Adverse outcomes were apparent for a significant number of cocaine-dependent users who continued to use cocaine for a long period...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint A 33-year follow-up of narcotics addicts
    Y I Hser
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:503-8. 2001
    ..This study examined longitudinal patterns of heroin use, other substance use, health, mental health, employment, criminal involvement, and mortality among heroin addicts...
  28. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of drug treatments for adolescents in 4 US cities
    Y I Hser
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:689-95. 2001
    ..Little is known about outcomes of community-based treatment programs for adolescents with drug problems...
  29. ncbi request reprint Drug treatment outcomes for adolescents with comorbid mental and substance use disorders
    C E Grella
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles 90025, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:384-92. 2001
    ..Integrated treatment protocols need to be implemented within drug treatment programs in order to improve the outcomes of adolescents with comorbid substance use and mental disorders...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patient histories, retention, and outcome models for younger and older adults in DATOS
    C E Grella
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 57:151-66. 1999
    ..Clinical implications of age-related differences in these relationships are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mothers in substance abuse treatment: differences in characteristics based on involvement with child welfare services
    Christine E Grella
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:55-73. 2006
    ..This paper compares the characteristics of mothers in substance abuse treatment who were and were not involved with child welfare services, and discusses the treatment implications of these differences...
  32. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of women-only and mixed-gender drug abuse treatment programs
    C E Grella
    Drug Abuse Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 17:37-44. 1999
    ..The differences in program characteristics reflect broader societal gender differences, including women's generally lower economic status and primary responsibility for child-rearing...
  33. ncbi request reprint Individual change amid stable smoking patterns in polydrug users over 3 years
    W J McCarthy
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Los Angeles, CA USA
    Addict Behav 26:143-9. 2001
    ..Intermittent smoking status appeared to be a temporary "way station" between the two more stable everyday smoker and nonsmoker classifications. Results challenge current assumptions about "occasional" or "chipper" smokers...
  34. ncbi request reprint Asian Americans in community-based substance abuse treatment: service needs, utilization, and outcomes
    Noosha Niv
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:313-9. 2007
    ..AAPI also received fewer total services within their treatment program. Treatment outcomes were similar between the two groups, with one exception: AAPI demonstrated better alcohol outcomes than those in the comparison group...
  35. ncbi request reprint The life course perspective on drug use: a conceptual framework for understanding drug use trajectories
    Yih Ing Hser
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Eval Rev 31:515-47. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Treating drug-abusing offenders. Initial findings from a five-county study on the impact of California's Proposition 36 on the treatment system and patient outcomes
    Yih Ing Hser
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Eval Rev 27:479-505. 2003
    ....
  37. pmc Years of potential life lost among heroin addicts 33 years after treatment
    Breda Smyth
    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, Ste 200 Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Prev Med 44:369-74. 2007
    ..To examine premature mortality in terms of years of potential life lost (YPLL) among a cohort of long-term heroin addicts...
  38. pmc Drug treatment service utilization and outcomes for Hispanic and white methamphetamine abusers
    Noosha Niv
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1242-57. 2006
    ..To examine differences in drug treatment service needs, utilization, satisfaction, and outcomes between Hispanic and white methamphetamine (meth) abusers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Analytic approaches for assessing long-term treatment effects. Examples of empirical applications and findings
    Y I Hser
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, USA
    Eval Rev 25:233-62. 2001
    ..A multimethod assessment will contribute to a more complete understanding of the complex phenomena of the long-term courses of substance use and its treatment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial versus nicotine-only self-report measures for predicting follow-up smoking status
    W J McCarthy
    UCLA Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, A2 125 CHS, 650 Young Drive, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    J Behav Med 24:75-91. 2001
    ..Results suggest that when past smoking behavior is known, a respondent's legal status and alcohol use may be more useful than a measure of tobacco dependence for predicting future smoking status...
  41. pmc Empirically supported substance abuse treatment approaches: a survey of treatment providers' perspectives and practices
    Diane M Herbeck
    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
    Addict Behav 33:699-712. 2008
    ..The study findings provide important information regarding training and research dissemination efforts...
  42. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of heroin addiction: growth mixture modeling results based on a 33-year follow-up study
    Yih Ing Hser
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Eval Rev 31:548-63. 2007
    ..Study findings empirically demonstrate the chronic nature of heroin addiction and subsequent adverse consequences including mortality, mental health, and employment...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Predictors of drug treatment re-entry following relapse to cocaine use in DATOS
    Christine E Grella
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 25:145-54. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that a longer-term perspective on treatment utilization is needed to more fully address chronic substance abuse and the problems typically associated with it...
  45. ncbi request reprint To smoke or not to smoke: impact on disability, quality of life, and illicit drug use in baseline polydrug users
    William J McCarthy
    UCLA Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:35-54. 2002
    ..Illicit drug use did not affect SF-36 ratings. Findings suggest that tobacco use by polydrug users is related to disability rates, to illicit drug use and to variations in daily functioning...
  46. ncbi request reprint A 12-year follow-up study of psychiatric symptomatology among cocaine-dependent men
    Diane M Herbeck
    University of California, Los Angeles, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1974-87. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that severe psychiatric symptomatology persists among individuals unable to achieve a stable recovery from cocaine dependence...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Tooth retention, tooth loss and use of dental care among long-term narcotics abusers
    Jing Fan
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Neuropsychiatric Institute, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Subst Abus 27:25-32. 2006
    ..0001). These findings suggest that settings such as prisons and drug treatment programs that include dental care referral and follow-up would be expected to enhance oral and general health among narcotics-addicted individuals...
  50. ncbi request reprint A self-administered instrument for assessing therapeutic approaches of drug-user treatment counselors
    N D Kasarabada
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles 90025, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:273-99. 2001
    ..Based on this data, we further refined these scales using confirmatory factor analysis to ensure both construct validity and discriminant validity. The final instrument consisted of 14 subscales with a total of 48 items...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effects of gender and level of parental involvement among parents in drug treatment
    Cyleste C Collins
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:237-61. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Do patients' perceptions of their counselors influence outcomes of drug treatment?
    Nagalakshmi D Kasarabada
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:327-34. 2002
    ..Patients' positive perceptions were also significantly associated with better psychiatric functioning at follow-up, but had a limited relationship to severity of alcohol use and no relation to severity of drug use...
  53. pmc Long-term morbidity and mortality among a sample of cocaine-dependent black and white veterans
    Joy C Yang
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 83:926-40. 2006
    ..The study results suggest that black cocaine-dependent veterans do not have worse health status when compared with white veterans on most health indicators...
  54. ncbi request reprint Women-only and mixed-gender drug abuse treatment programs: service needs, utilization and outcomes
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:194-201. 2007
    ..This prospective longitudinal study examined service needs, utilization and outcomes for 189 women in women-only (WO) programs and 871 women in mixed-gender (MG) programs...
  55. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal treatment effects among cocaine users: a growth curve modeling approach
    Chih Ping Chou
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:1323-43. 2003
    ..The study findings support that treatment for cocaine use is effective in reducing cocaine use. Longitudinal models provide opportunities to demonstrate the dynamic relationships between treatment and outcome...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Life expectancy and productivity loss among narcotics addicts thirty-three years after index treatment
    Breda Smyth
    UCLA Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:37-47. 2006
    ..The lives of heroin addicts were severely truncated at productive ages resulting in a loss of potential productivity that increases social and economic burdens...
  59. doi request reprint Children of treated substance-abusing mothers: A 10-year prospective study
    Y I Hser
    University of California, USA
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 19:217-32. 2014
    ..Assisting mothers to address their family/social relationship and psychological problems may have an added value to prevent or reduce behavioral problems of their children. ..
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issues on longitudinal research on substance abuse and health services: current knowledge and future directions
    Yih Ing Hser
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Eval Rev 31:511-4. 2007
  62. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of criminal justice and noncriminal justice clients receiving treatment for substance abuse
    Grant N Marshall
    Health Sciences, RAND, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Addict Behav 27:179-92. 2002
    ..Implications for treatment are discussed...
  63. 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...
  64. pmc A two-level structural equation model approach for analyzing multivariate longitudinal responses
    Xin Yuan Song
    Department of Statistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Stat Med 27:3017-41. 2008
    ..Results of a simulation study indicate that the performance of the ML estimation is satisfactory. The proposed methodology is applied to a longitudinal study concerning cocaine use...

Research Grants21

  1. Treatment System Impact & Outcomes of Proposition 36
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project will produce recommendations to improve treatment strategies and inform future policy and practice at the national, state, and local levels. ..
  2. A Long-term Follow-up Study of Drug-Dependent Mothers and Children
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study will also lay the foundation for future in-depth investigation of the children of these mothers with histories of substance abuse. ..
  3. Center for Advancing Longitudinal Drug Abuse Research
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..C&I Core functions are crucial to maintaining a highly integrated Center, to facilitating research rigor, quality, and productivity, and to disseminating research findings. ..
  4. Readiness for Implementation of Research to Practice
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  5. DRUG ABUSE: EPIDEMIOLOGY, TREATMENT PROCESS, & OUTCOMES
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The applicant also expects to grow professionally as Associate Director of the UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center. ..
  6. A 12 YEAR FOLLOW UP OF A COCAINE DEPENDENT SAMPLE
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. A Long-term Follow-up Study of Drug-Dependent Mothers and Children
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study will also lay the foundation for future in-depth investigation of the children of these mothers with histories of substance abuse. ..