ALISON AHERN MOORE

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Do health educator telephone calls reduce at-risk drinking among older adults in primary care?
    James C Lin
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:334-9. 2010
  2. pmc Primary care providers' perspective on prescribing opioids to older adults with chronic non-cancer pain: a qualitative study
    Aerin Spitz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:35. 2011
  3. pmc Primary care-based intervention to reduce at-risk drinking in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Alison A Moore
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Addiction 106:111-20. 2011
  4. pmc Alcohol, tobacco, and nonmedical drug use in older U.S. Adults: data from the 2001/02 national epidemiologic survey of alcohol and related conditions
    Alison A Moore
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2275-81. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Using a criterion standard to validate the Alcohol-Related Problems Survey (ARPS): a screening measure to identify harmful and hazardous drinking in older persons
    A A Moore
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    Aging (Milano) 12:221-7. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Risks of combined alcohol/medication use in older adults
    Alison A Moore
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:64-74. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use, comorbidity, and mortality
    Alison A Moore
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:757-62. 2006
  8. pmc Longitudinal patterns and predictors of alcohol consumption in the United States
    Alison A Moore
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Division of Geriatrics, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:458-65. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Are there differences between older persons who screen positive on the CAGE questionnaire and the Short Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test-Geriatric Version?
    Alison A Moore
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:858-62. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Is there a relationship between excessive drinking and functional impairment in older persons?
    Alison A Moore
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:44-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Do health educator telephone calls reduce at-risk drinking among older adults in primary care?
    James C Lin
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:334-9. 2010
    ..Alcohol screening and brief intervention for unhealthy alcohol use has not been consistently delivered in primary care as part of preventive healthcare...
  2. pmc Primary care providers' perspective on prescribing opioids to older adults with chronic non-cancer pain: a qualitative study
    Aerin Spitz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:35. 2011
    ..This study aimed to describe primary care providers' experiences and attitudes towards, as well as perceived barriers and facilitators to prescribing opioids as a treatment for chronic pain among older adults...
  3. pmc Primary care-based intervention to reduce at-risk drinking in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Alison A Moore
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Addiction 106:111-20. 2011
    ..To examine whether a multi-faceted intervention among older at-risk drinking primary care patients reduced at-risk drinking and alcohol consumption at 3 and 12 months...
  4. pmc Alcohol, tobacco, and nonmedical drug use in older U.S. Adults: data from the 2001/02 national epidemiologic survey of alcohol and related conditions
    Alison A Moore
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2275-81. 2009
    ..To examine the prevalence and sociodemographic and health-related correlates of substance use, including alcohol, tobacco, and nonmedical drug use, in adults aged 65 and older...
  5. ncbi request reprint Using a criterion standard to validate the Alcohol-Related Problems Survey (ARPS): a screening measure to identify harmful and hazardous drinking in older persons
    A A Moore
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    Aging (Milano) 12:221-7. 2000
    ..The revised ARPS is sensitive and specific for identifying harmful and hazardous drinking in older persons as determined by clinicians...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risks of combined alcohol/medication use in older adults
    Alison A Moore
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:64-74. 2007
    ..Many older adults (ie, those aged >65 years) drink alcohol and use medications that may be harmful when consumed together...
  7. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use, comorbidity, and mortality
    Alison A Moore
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:757-62. 2006
    ..To examine the combined influence of alcohol use and comorbidity on 20-year mortality in older adults (average age 66 at the time of the baseline survey)...
  8. pmc Longitudinal patterns and predictors of alcohol consumption in the United States
    Alison A Moore
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Division of Geriatrics, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:458-65. 2005
    ..We examined demographic predictors of longitudinal patterns in alcohol consumption...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are there differences between older persons who screen positive on the CAGE questionnaire and the Short Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test-Geriatric Version?
    Alison A Moore
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:858-62. 2002
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  10. ncbi request reprint Is there a relationship between excessive drinking and functional impairment in older persons?
    Alison A Moore
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:44-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the relationship between (1) two thresholds of excessive alcohol drinking, (2) binge drinking, and (3) impairments in functional status in older drinkers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Beyond alcoholism: identifying older, at-risk drinkers in primary care
    Alison A Moore
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1687, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:316-24. 2002
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  12. pmc Light to moderate alcohol consumption and disability: variable benefits by health status
    Arun S Karlamangla
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:96-104. 2009
    ..Alcohol consumption in moderation might reduce the risk of developing physical disability in older adults in good health but not in those in poor health...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in expectations for aging among older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1277-82. 2006
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  14. pmc Determinants of early reductions in drinking in older at-risk drinkers participating in the intervention arm of a trial to reduce at-risk drinking in primary care
    James C Lin
    Special Fellowship in Advanced Geriatrics, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:227-33. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint The alcohol-related problems survey: identifying hazardous and harmful drinking in older primary care patients
    Arlene Fink
    Department of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1717-22. 2002
    ..We have developed and tested a screening measure specifically for older people, the Alcohol-Related Problems Survey (ARPS), to identify older adults with these risks...
  16. pmc Predictors of 30-day serious events in older patients with syncope
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:769-778.e1-5. 2009
    ..We identify predictors of 30-day serious events after syncope in older adults...
  17. pmc Perceptions of need and help received for substance dependence in a national probability survey
    Christine E Grella
    University of California Los Angeles UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1068-74. 2009
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  18. pmc Gender and comorbidity among individuals with opioid use disorders in the NESARC study
    Christine E Grella
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025 7535, USA
    Addict Behav 34:498-504. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint Do substance type and diagnosis make a difference? A study of remission from alcohol- versus drug-use disorders using the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Mitchell P Karno
    University of California, Los Angeles, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 11075 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:491-5. 2008
    ..This study examined rates of remission from substance-use disorders based on type of disorder (abuse vs dependence), type of substance (alcohol vs other drug), and polysubstance involvement (alcohol or drug vs alcohol and drug)...
  20. doi request reprint Addressing delays in medication administration for patients transferred from the hospital to the nursing home: a pilot quality improvement project
    Katherine T Ward
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:205-11. 2008
    ..Patients being transferred to a nursing home (NH) after an acute hospitalization are subject to adverse effects, including medication errors, related to poor coordination of care across settings...
  21. pmc Alcohol, tobacco, and nonmedical drug use disorders in U.S. Adults aged 65 years and older: data from the 2001-2002 National Epidemiologic Survey of Alcohol and Related Conditions
    James C Lin
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:292-9. 2011
    ..To examine the prevalence, sociodemographic, and health-related correlates of substance use disorders, including alcohol, tobacco, and nonmedical drug use among adults aged 65 years and older...
  22. pmc Correlates of alcohol-related discussions between older adults and their physicians
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Health Services Research, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2369-74. 2010
    ..To identify predictors of alcohol-related patient-physician discussions...
  23. pmc Outcomes associated with opioid use in the treatment of chronic noncancer pain in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Maria Papaleontiou
    Department of Medicine, Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1353-69. 2010
    ..The long-term safety, efficacy, and abuse potential of this treatment practice in diverse populations of older persons remain to be determined...

Research Grants10

  1. PREVENTING HARMFUL AND HAZARDOUS DRINKING IN THE ELDERLY
    Alison Moore; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A secondary objective of the proposed research is to develop and pilot test interventions to be used by at-risk (i.e., harmful or hazardous) drinking older persons and their physicians to reduce risky drinking. ..
  2. Health Effects of Alcohol and Comorbidity in Older Adults
    Alison Moore; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Preventing Harm from Alcohol Use in Older Adults
    Alison Moore; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If such an intervention is successful, potentially hundreds of thousands of older persons may benefit from a reduction in their risks associated with alcohol use and prevention of harm. ..
  4. UCLA Summer Research Training in Aging for Medical Stud*
    Alison Moore; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This program will also aim to enhance the aging research programs at the participating institutions and foster collaboration in medical student research training in aging among UCLA, UCSF and UCHSC. ..