Nena P Messina
Affiliation: University of California
- Antisocial personality disorder and TC treatment outcomesNena P Messina
UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:197-212. 2002..In light of the high prevalence rates of APD in substance-abusing populations, future research should continue to explore the many issues surrounding the diagnosis of APD, as well as its relationship to treatment outcomes...
- A randomized experimental study of gender-responsive substance abuse treatment for women in prisonNena Messina
UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 38:97-107. 2010..05). Findings show the beneficial effects of treatment components oriented toward women's needs and support the integration of GRT in prison programs for women...
- Childhood adverse events and methamphetamine use among men and womenNena Messina
Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
J Psychoactive Drugs . 2008..This demonstrates the intergenerational cycle of addiction, and indicates the need for early intervention, which could prevent the onset of MA use and reduce the course of addiction...
- Prison-based treatment for drug-dependent women offenders: treatment versus no treatmentNena Messina
UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Criminal Justice Research Group, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
J Psychoactive Drugs . 2006..The lack of a prison-based treatment effect could be an indication that drug-dependent women offenders need gender-responsive treatment that is designed specifically for their complex needs...
- Childhood trauma and women's health outcomes in a California prison populationNena Messina
Criminal Justice Research Group, University of California, Los Angeles Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles 90025, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1842-8. 2006..We sought to describe the prevalence of childhood traumatic events among incarcerated women in substance abuse treatment and to assess the relation between cumulative childhood traumatic events and adult physical and mental health problems...
- Predictors of prison-based treatment outcomes: a comparison of men and women participantsNena Messina
UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Criminal Justice Research Group, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:7-28. 2006..Substantial differences in background characteristics and the limited number of predictors related to posttreatment outcomes for women suggests the plausibility of gender-specific paths in the recovery process...
- One year return to custody rates among co-disordered offendersNena Messina
UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Criminal Justice Research Group, 1640 S Sepulveda Boulevard, Ste 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
Behav Sci Law 22:503-18. 2004....
- Treatment responsivity of cocaine-dependent patients with antisocial personality disorder to cognitive-behavioral and contingency management interventionsNena Messina
Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles 90025, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 71:320-9. 2003..The strong treatment effect for ASPD patients was primarily due to the CM condition. Regression analyses showed that ASPD remained significantly related to CM treatment responsivity while controlling for other factors...
- The relative effectiveness of women-only and mixed-gender treatment for substance-abusing womenMichael L Prendergast
UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 40:336-48. 2011....
- Differential effectiveness of residential versus outpatient aftercare for parolees from prison-based therapeutic community treatment programsWILLIAM M BURDON
University of California, Los Angeles, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, California 90025, USA
Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:16. 2007....
- Hispanic parenting women in women-only versus mixed-gender drug treatment: a 10-year prospective studyYih 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...
- CHILDREN EXPOSED TO METHAMPHETAMINE USE AND MANUFACTURENena Messina; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Gender-Responsive Treatment for Women in PrisonNena Messina; Fiscal Year: 2006..Findings from the proposed pilot study will be used as a platform for the development of a later, larger, and more rigorous study on WF treatment within a prison setting. ..