J B Milby
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Initiating abstinence in cocaine abusing dually diagnosed homeless personsJ B Milby
Division of Preventive Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 4410, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 60:55-67. 2000..Results replicated earlier work demonstrating effectiveness of behavioral day treatment and contingency management as an effective combination for cocaine abusing homeless persons...
- Abstinent-contingent housing and treatment retention among crack-cocaine-dependent homeless personsJ E Schumacher
Division of Preventive Medicine, Behavioral Medicine Unit, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, 35205, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 19:81-8. 2000..Analytical techniques used in this study allows for the planning, predictability, and measurement of drug abuse treatment success as a function of service utilization...
- Crack cocaine, alcohol, and other drug use patterns among homeless persons with other mental disordersS L Usdan
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 27:107-20. 2001..The findings should drive further research into the use of alcohol as a trigger or predictor of cocaine use, the deleterious effects of the combined use of cocaine and alcohol, and specialized treatments for polysubstance users...
- Prevalence of nonpsychotic mental disorders does not affect treatment outcome in a homeless cocaine-dependent sampleC McNamara
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 35205, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 27:91-106. 2001..These findings are discussed in terms of effect of dual diagnoses on treatment outcome and study limitations related to a retrospective design and select sample of nonpsychotic mental disorders...
- Impact of behavioral contingency management intervention on coping behaviors and PTSD symptom reduction in cocaine-addicted homelessKristin M Lester
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
J Trauma Stress 20:565-75. 2007..The study provides some initial evidence of important treatment outcomes other than abstinence in addiction-related interventions...
- Toward cost-effective initial care for substance-abusing homelessJesse B Milby
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 34:180-91. 2008..That CM+ yields more durable abstinence indicates that it may be appropriate as stepped-up care for clients not responding to CM (Clinical Trials.gov, no. NCT00368524)...
- Long-term housing and work outcomes among treated cocaine-dependent homeless personsStefan G Kertesz
Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Deep South Center on Effectiveness at Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1530 3rd Ave South MT608, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 34:17-33. 2007..The findings demonstrate a helpful role for addiction treatment and suggest the need for services to support housing of persons who reduce but do not eliminate all substance use...
- Cell phones for ecological momentary assessment with cocaine-addicted homeless patients in treatmentMichelle J Freedman
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 30:105-11. 2006..Of 30 participants, 24 (80%) completed the full 2-week protocol. Participants indicated the survey made them more aware of phenomena leading to cravings and use, suggesting the usefulness of EMA as a potential intervention...
- To house or not to house: the effects of providing housing to homeless substance abusers in treatmentJesse B Milby
Department of Psychology CH415, University of Al abama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1259-65. 2005..Housing typically is not provided to homeless persons during drug abuse treatment. We examined how treatment outcomes were affected under 3 different housing provision conditions...
- Transitions during effective treatment for cocaine-abusing homeless persons: establishing abstinence, lapse, and relapse, and reestablishing abstinenceJesse B Milby
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294-1170, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 18:250-6. 2004..These analyses yield information on the processes involved in the manner in which drug use changes as a result of abstinent-contingent housing and work...
- Day treatment with contingency management for cocaine abuse in homeless persons: 12-month follow-upJesse B Milby
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 71:619-21. 2003..Questions about effectiveness of contingency management alone, role of coexisting psychiatric disorders on treatment outcome, and individualized treatment dosing are offered...
- Diagnostic compared with abstinence outcomes of day treatment and contingency management among cocaine-dependent homeless personsJoseph E Schumacher
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 11:146-57. 2003..The use of diagnostic change can be a practical addition to drug toxicology and self-report treatment outcome measures for research and practice...
- Costs and effectiveness of substance abuse treatments for homeless personsJoseph E Schumacher
University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1717 11th Ave South, Medical Towers Bld 616, Birmingham, Alabama 35205, USA
J Ment Health Policy Econ 5:33-42. 2002..Consequently, policy decisions regarding substance abuse treatment have utilized educated guesses or consensus of experts in the absence of controlled and scientifically rigorous studies of the benefits and costs of treatment...
- Meta-analysis of day treatment and contingency-management dismantling research: Birmingham Homeless Cocaine Studies (1990-2006)Joseph E Schumacher
Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 75:823-8. 2007..Throughout all of the Birmingham Homeless Cocaine Studies, the CM = DT consistently produced higher abstinence prevalence than did no CM...