Nena P Messina

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antisocial personality disorder and TC treatment outcomes
    Nena P Messina
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:197-212. 2002
  2. pmc A randomized experimental study of gender-responsive substance abuse treatment for women in prison
    Nena Messina
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:97-107. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood adverse events and methamphetamine use among men and women
    Nena Messina
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Prison-based treatment for drug-dependent women offenders: treatment versus no treatment
    Nena 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
  5. pmc Childhood trauma and women's health outcomes in a California prison population
    Nena 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of prison-based treatment outcomes: a comparison of men and women participants
    Nena Messina
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Criminal Justice Research Group, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:7-28. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint One year return to custody rates among co-disordered offenders
    Nena 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment responsivity of cocaine-dependent patients with antisocial personality disorder to cognitive-behavioral and contingency management interventions
    Nena Messina
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles 90025, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:320-9. 2003
  9. pmc The relative effectiveness of women-only and mixed-gender treatment for substance-abusing women
    Michael 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
  10. pmc Differential effectiveness of residential versus outpatient aftercare for parolees from prison-based therapeutic community treatment programs
    WILLIAM M BURDON
    University of California, Los Angeles, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, California 90025, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:16. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Antisocial personality disorder and TC treatment outcomes
    Nena 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...
  2. pmc A randomized experimental study of gender-responsive substance abuse treatment for women in prison
    Nena 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood adverse events and methamphetamine use among men and women
    Nena 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prison-based treatment for drug-dependent women offenders: treatment versus no treatment
    Nena 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...
  5. pmc Childhood trauma and women's health outcomes in a California prison population
    Nena 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of prison-based treatment outcomes: a comparison of men and women participants
    Nena 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint One year return to custody rates among co-disordered offenders
    Nena 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
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  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment responsivity of cocaine-dependent patients with antisocial personality disorder to cognitive-behavioral and contingency management interventions
    Nena 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...
  9. pmc The relative effectiveness of women-only and mixed-gender treatment for substance-abusing women
    Michael 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
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  10. pmc Differential effectiveness of residential versus outpatient aftercare for parolees from prison-based therapeutic community treatment programs
    WILLIAM M BURDON
    University of California, Los Angeles, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, California 90025, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:16. 2007
    ....
  11. 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...

Research Grants2

  1. CHILDREN EXPOSED TO METHAMPHETAMINE USE AND MANUFACTURE
    Nena Messina; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Gender-Responsive Treatment for Women in Prison
    Nena 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. ..