Yifrah Kaminer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Teen Treatment Services Review (T-TSR)
    Y Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 1410, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 15:291-300. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Challenges and opportunities of group therapy for adolescent substance abuse: a critical review
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington Connecticut 06030 2103, USA
    Addict Behav 30:1765-74. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlation between ancillary community services with adolescent substance use disorders treatment outcome
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Subst Abus 25:15-20. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation among adolescents with alcohol use disorders during treatment and aftercare
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Am J Addict 15:43-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint An interactive voice response (IVR) system for adolescents with alcohol use disorders: a pilot study
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Am J Addict 15:122-5. 2006
  6. pmc Efficacy of outpatient aftercare for adolescents with alcohol use disorders: a randomized controlled study
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1405-12. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The Teen Addiction Severity Index around the globe: the Tower of Babel revisited
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Subst Abus 29:89-94. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Dial for therapy: aftercare for adolescent substance use disorders
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1171-4. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Can assessment reactivity predict treatment outcome among adolescents with alcohol and other substance use disorders?
    Yifrah Kaminer
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Alcohol Research Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Subst Abus 29:63-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Gambling behavior in adolescent substance abuse
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 2103, USA
    Subst Abus 23:191-8. 2002

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint The Teen Treatment Services Review (T-TSR)
    Y Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 1410, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 15:291-300. 1998
    ..Further studies of the psychometric properties of this instrument in various clinical settings for adolescents are recommended...
  2. ncbi request reprint Challenges and opportunities of group therapy for adolescent substance abuse: a critical review
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington Connecticut 06030 2103, USA
    Addict Behav 30:1765-74. 2005
    ..The main objective of this review is to address the challenges and opportunities regarding group treatment of adolescent SUD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlation between ancillary community services with adolescent substance use disorders treatment outcome
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Subst Abus 25:15-20. 2004
    ..This study explores whether participation in ancillary out-of-program services predicts outcomes of adolescents treated for substance use disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation among adolescents with alcohol use disorders during treatment and aftercare
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Am J Addict 15:43-9. 2006
    ..The mechanism of change by which suicidal ideation is reduced in adolescents in treatment for AUD needs to be further explored...
  5. ncbi request reprint An interactive voice response (IVR) system for adolescents with alcohol use disorders: a pilot study
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Am J Addict 15:122-5. 2006
    ..The utilization of IVR systems should be explored to improve efficacy and attainment of generalizability to heterogeneous adolescent populations and lifestyles including for other psychiatric disorders...
  6. pmc Efficacy of outpatient aftercare for adolescents with alcohol use disorders: a randomized controlled study
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1405-12. 2008
    ..This randomized controlled study tested the hypothesis that active aftercare may maintain treatment gains better than no active aftercare (NA)...
  7. doi request reprint The Teen Addiction Severity Index around the globe: the Tower of Babel revisited
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Subst Abus 29:89-94. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Dial for therapy: aftercare for adolescent substance use disorders
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1171-4. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Can assessment reactivity predict treatment outcome among adolescents with alcohol and other substance use disorders?
    Yifrah Kaminer
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Alcohol Research Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Subst Abus 29:63-9. 2008
    ..This is the first study in youth asserting Assessment Reactivity as a valid construct during the pretreatment phase. AR should be considered in any analysis targeting treatment outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gambling behavior in adolescent substance abuse
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 2103, USA
    Subst Abus 23:191-8. 2002
    ..None of the gambling youths was ever referred for GB counseling. Increased awareness for and additional studies of adolescent gambling are required...
  11. doi request reprint Does temperament moderate treatment response in adolescent substance use disorders?
    Yifrah Kaminer
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Alcohol Research Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Subst Abus 29:89-95. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings are discussed...
  12. doi request reprint Stability of comorbid psychiatric diagnosis among youths in treatment and aftercare for alcohol use disorders
    Josephine M Hawke
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Subst Abus 29:33-41. 2008
    ..To examine the stability of comorbid psychiatric diagnoses among a sample of 50 adolescents in cognitive-behaviorally-based treatment for alcohol and other substance use disorders (AOSUD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral coping skills and psychoeducation therapies for adolescent substance abuse
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 2103, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:737-45. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy as a predictor of treatment outcome in adolescent substance use disorders
    Joseph A Burleson
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Addict Behav 30:1751-64. 2005
    ..CBT was not differentially effective than PET in promoting SE. It is recommended that potential mediators and moderators of SE in the treatment of adolescent substance abuse should be further explored...
  15. pmc Twelve-month follow-up of aftercare for adolescents with alcohol use disorders
    Joseph A Burleson
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 42:78-86. 2012
    ..Structured communications with AUD youth during and after treatment by use of electronic technology rather than in-person contact might therefore be more fully investigated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Absence of iatrogenic or contagion effects in adolescent group therapy: findings from the Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) study
    Joseph A Burleson
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Am J Addict 15:4-15. 2006
    ..These results support the common clinical belief that group therapy for youths with substance use disorders is a safe and effective treatment modality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Subtypes for classifying adolescents with marijuana use disorders: construct validity and clinical implications
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care and Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Addiction 97:58-69. 2002
    ..To evaluate the construct and predictive validity of six different subtyping classifications selected on the basis of their empirical support in the literature on adolescent substance abuse...
  18. pmc Screening and assessing adolescent substance use disorders in clinical populations
    Ken C Winters
    Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:740-4. 2008
  19. ncbi request reprint Aftercare for adolescent alcohol use disorder: feasibility and acceptability of a phone intervention
    Joseph A Burleson
    Alcohol Research Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Am J Addict 16:202-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, aftercare for adolescents with AOSUD utilizing a brief phone intervention is perceived as feasible and acceptable...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based cognitive-behavioral and family therapies for adolescent alcohol and other substance use disorders
    Yifrah Kaminer
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Alcohol Research Center and Department of Psychiatry, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Recent Dev Alcohol 17:383-405. 2005
  21. doi request reprint Problematic use of energy drinks by adolescents
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 19:643-50. 2010
    ..Special emphasis is devoted to safety concerns following combination of EDs with alcohol, which gives the user a false sense of control...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adolescent substance abuse treatment: evidence-based practice in outpatient services
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA hiatry uchc edu
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 4:397-401. 2002
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  23. pmc Psychotropic medications and substances of abuse interactions in youth
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 2103, USA
    Subst Abus 31:53-7. 2010
    ....
  24. doi request reprint From assessment reactivity to aftercare for adolescent substance abuse: are we there yet?
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 19:577-90. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) experiment: rationale, study design and analysis plans
    Michael Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems CHS, Bloomington, Chicago, and Madison, IL 61701, USA
    Addiction 97:16-34. 2002
    ..This paper provides a description of the rationale, study design, treatments and assessment procedures used in the Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) experiment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cognitive group therapy for aggressive boys
    Yifrah Kaminer
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:843; author reply 843-5. 2005
  27. pmc On the learning curve: the emerging evidence supporting cognitive-behavioral therapies for adolescent substance abuse
    Holly Barrett Waldron
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Addiction 99:93-105. 2004
    ..The aim of this review is to integrate the findings from controlled trials of CBT for adolescent substance abuse...
  28. ncbi request reprint The Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) Study: main findings from two randomized trials
    Michael Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:197-213. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Pathological gambling and substance use
    Yifrah Kaminer
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1326-7. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Conversion and validation of the Teen-Addiction Severity Index (T-ASI) for Internet and automated-telephone self-report administration
    Benjamin B Brodey
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:54-61. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that automated T-ASI administration is a valid and potentially less expensive alternative to clinician-administered T-ASI interviews...
  31. ncbi request reprint Adolescent and therapist perception of barriers to outpatient substance abuse treatment
    Janell Lynn Mensinger
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Addict 15:16-25. 2006
    ..Shifting to a more patient-centered approach for understanding treatment retention is discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Introduction to special issue on advances in the assessment and treatment of adolescent substance use disorders
    Michael L Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, Illinois
    Am J Addict 15:1-3. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical and research utility of Spanish Teen-Addiction Severity Index (T-ASI)
    Rosa Diaz
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Institute of Neurosciences, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Addict Behav 33:188-95. 2008
    ..To conclude, Spanish version of the T-ASI shows adequate psychometric properties to be used as a clinical and research instrument in Spanish-speaking adolescents with psychiatric disorders...

Research Grants6

  1. MAINTENANCE OF TREATMENT GAINS IN ADOLESCENTS WITH ARD
    Yifrah Kaminer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., frequency, quantity) of relapse and related negative consequences, and improve overall functioning of the participants. ..
  2. Aftercare for Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders
    Yifrah Kaminer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This award will allow the applicant protected time to pursue quality mentoring of future clinical investigators while conducting clinical research that will optimize long-term scientific contributions of both the mentor and trainees. ..