CARMEN MASSON

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Perceptions of drug users regarding hepatitis C screening and care: a qualitative study
    Ashly E Jordan
    Beth Israel Medical Center, 120 East 16th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Harm Reduct J 10:10. 2013
  2. pmc Possible barriers to enrollment in substance abuse treatment among a diverse sample of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: opinions of treatment clients
    Carmen L Masson
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:309-15. 2013
  3. pmc Organizational issues in the implementation of a hospital-based syringe exchange program
    Carmen L Masson
    Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco General Hospital Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:901-15. 2010
  4. pmc Methadone patients in the therapeutic community: a test of equivalency
    James L Sorensen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 100:100-6. 2009
  5. pmc HIV/hepatitis prevention in drug abuse treatment programs: guidance from research
    James L Sorensen
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Sci Pract Perspect 1:4-11. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Medical service use and financial charges among opioid users at a public hospital
    Carmen L Masson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco at San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 66:45-50. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Quality of Life Interview, Brief Version, in injection drug users
    David A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:316-21. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of drug abuse treatment-linkage strategies
    James L Sorensen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 94110, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1026-35. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost and cost-effectiveness of standard methadone maintenance treatment compared to enriched 180-day methadone detoxification
    Carmen L Masson
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Addiction 99:718-26. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Linking opioid-dependent hospital patients to drug treatment: Health care use and costs 6 months after randomization
    Paul G Barnett
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Addiction 101:1797-804. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications12

  1. pmc Perceptions of drug users regarding hepatitis C screening and care: a qualitative study
    Ashly E Jordan
    Beth Israel Medical Center, 120 East 16th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Harm Reduct J 10:10. 2013
    ..Racial and ethnic minorities have a higher incidence and prevalence of HCV and higher HCV-related mortality. Factors contributing to poor engagement in care are incompletely understood...
  2. pmc Possible barriers to enrollment in substance abuse treatment among a diverse sample of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: opinions of treatment clients
    Carmen L Masson
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:309-15. 2013
    ..However, similar to other racial/ethnic minority groups, it is important to address cultural differences and develop culturally competent substance abuse treatments for the AAPI population...
  3. pmc Organizational issues in the implementation of a hospital-based syringe exchange program
    Carmen L Masson
    Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco General Hospital Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:901-15. 2010
    ..Based on these experiences, this paper provides guidance on how to integrate an SEP into a traditional health care institution...
  4. pmc Methadone patients in the therapeutic community: a test of equivalency
    James L Sorensen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 100:100-6. 2009
    ..This study used equivalency testing to explore the consequences of admitting opioid-dependent clients currently on methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) into a TC...
  5. pmc HIV/hepatitis prevention in drug abuse treatment programs: guidance from research
    James L Sorensen
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Sci Pract Perspect 1:4-11. 2002
    ..Some activities can be accomplished by providers simply becoming aware of the issues; others will require significant infusion of leadership, education, and fiscal support...
  6. ncbi request reprint Medical service use and financial charges among opioid users at a public hospital
    Carmen L Masson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco at San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 66:45-50. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that health care providers and policy makers consider policies that promote ambulatory care use among opioid users seeking medical care through the public health care system...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Quality of Life Interview, Brief Version, in injection drug users
    David A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:316-21. 2006
    ..Unexpectedly, lower baseline QOLI-BV scores predicted opiate abstinence at follow-up. The QOLI-BV appears to be an acceptable quality-of-life measure for use in clinical trials of opioid dependence treatments...
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of drug abuse treatment-linkage strategies
    James L Sorensen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 94110, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1026-35. 2005
    ..Case management and vouchers can be valuable in health settings to link substance abusers with medical problems to drug abuse treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost and cost-effectiveness of standard methadone maintenance treatment compared to enriched 180-day methadone detoxification
    Carmen L Masson
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Addiction 99:718-26. 2004
    ..To compare the cost and cost-effectiveness of methadone maintenance treatment and 180-day methadone detoxification enriched with psychosocial services...
  10. ncbi request reprint Linking opioid-dependent hospital patients to drug treatment: Health care use and costs 6 months after randomization
    Paul G Barnett
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Addiction 101:1797-804. 2006
    ..To conduct an economic evaluation of the first 6 months' trial of treatment vouchers and case management for opioid-dependent hospital patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hospital- versus community-based syringe exchange: a randomized controlled trial
    Carmen L Masson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco at San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:97-110. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of hepatitis among active drug injectors at a syringe exchange program
    Jeanne Carey
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:47-53. 2005
    ..Stronger linkages between health-care centers and SEPs, drug treatment programs, and other service delivery centers where IDUs are encountered may promote hepatitis education and vaccination...

Research Grants5

  1. Hepatitis Care Coordination in Methadone Treatment
    CARMEN MASSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from this study would be of immense value to health policy planners and would inform the implementation of initiatives to improve hepatitis services targeted to drug users. ..
  2. Hepatitis Care Coordination in Methadone Treatment
    CARMEN MASSON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings from this study would be of immense value to health policy planners and would inform the implementation of initiatives to improve hepatitis services targeted to drug users. ..
  3. Hepatitis Care Coordination in Methadone Treatment
    Carmen L Masson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this study would be of immense value to health policy planners and would inform the implementation of initiatives to improve hepatitis services targeted to drug users. ..