D K Novins

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aboriginal social organization, contemporary experience and American Indian adolescent alcohol use
    Paul Spicer
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building, P O Box 6508, Mailstop F800, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:450-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Utilization of alcohol, drug, and mental health treatment services among American Indian adolescent detainees
    D K Novins
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80220, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:1102-8. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Developing a plan for measuring outcomes in model systems of care for American Indian and Alaska Native children and youth
    Douglas K Novins
    Cirles of Care Evaluation Technical Assistance Center, American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 11:88-98. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Describing community needs: examples from the Circles of Care initiative
    Douglas K Novins
    Circles of Care Evaluation Technical Assistance Center, American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 11:42-58. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of biomedical services and traditional healing options among American Indians: sociodemographic correlates, spirituality, and ethnic identity
    Douglas K Novins
    Med Care 42:670-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint American Indian substance use: the hazards for substance use initiation and progression for adolescents aged 14 to 20 years
    Douglas K Novins
    National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:316-24. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Methods for measuring utilization of mental health services in two epidemiologic studies
    Douglas K Novins
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:159-73. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Unmet needs for substance abuse and mental health services among Northern Plains American Indian adolescents
    D K Novins
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80220, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:1045-7. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Sequences of substance use among American Indian adolescents
    D K Novins
    National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80220, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1168-74. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship of gender and trauma characteristics to posttraumatic stress disorder in a community sample of traumatized northern plains American Indian adolescents and young adults
    Mukund Gnanadesikan
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1176-83. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Aboriginal social organization, contemporary experience and American Indian adolescent alcohol use
    Paul Spicer
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building, P O Box 6508, Mailstop F800, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:450-7. 2003
    ..Our goal in this article was to explicitly test the importance of these factors in four contemporary American Indian cultural groups...
  2. ncbi request reprint Utilization of alcohol, drug, and mental health treatment services among American Indian adolescent detainees
    D K Novins
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80220, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:1102-8. 1999
    ..To describe the relationship between psychiatric status and the use of alcohol, drug, and mental health (ADM) services among a sample of American Indian (AI) juvenile detainees...
  3. ncbi request reprint Developing a plan for measuring outcomes in model systems of care for American Indian and Alaska Native children and youth
    Douglas K Novins
    Cirles of Care Evaluation Technical Assistance Center, American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 11:88-98. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Describing community needs: examples from the Circles of Care initiative
    Douglas K Novins
    Circles of Care Evaluation Technical Assistance Center, American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 11:42-58. 2004
    ..This information, along with an emphasis on the importance of each community's history and culture, served as an important guide for each program as they developed their model systems of care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of biomedical services and traditional healing options among American Indians: sociodemographic correlates, spirituality, and ethnic identity
    Douglas K Novins
    Med Care 42:670-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the use of biomedical services and traditional healing options among a reservation-based sample of American Indians from 2 culturally distinct tribes..
  6. ncbi request reprint American Indian substance use: the hazards for substance use initiation and progression for adolescents aged 14 to 20 years
    Douglas K Novins
    National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:316-24. 2004
    ..To describe the risks and risk factors for substance use initiation and progression among a large sample of American Indian (AI) adolescents...
  7. doi request reprint Methods for measuring utilization of mental health services in two epidemiologic studies
    Douglas K Novins
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:159-73. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Unmet needs for substance abuse and mental health services among Northern Plains American Indian adolescents
    D K Novins
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80220, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:1045-7. 2000
    ..Eight of the 25 youths with a psychiatric or substance use diagnosis who did not receive services reported that an adult had recognized a problem...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sequences of substance use among American Indian adolescents
    D K Novins
    National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80220, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1168-74. 2001
    ..e., (1) alcohol, (2) marijuana, (3) other illicit drugs, and (4) cocaine]...
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship of gender and trauma characteristics to posttraumatic stress disorder in a community sample of traumatized northern plains American Indian adolescents and young adults
    Mukund Gnanadesikan
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1176-83. 2005
    ..This article examines the relationships of gender and trauma characteristics to a diagnosis of PTSD among a community sample of traumatized American Indian adolescents and young adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparative use of biomedical services and traditional healing options by American Indian veterans
    D Gurley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80220, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:68-74. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: When the full array of options is examined, service use functions according to need for health care, but the kind of services used varies according to availability...
  12. pmc Childhood exposure to adversity and risk of substance-use disorder in two American Indian populations: the meditational role of early substance-use initiation
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:971-81. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with suicide ideation among American Indian adolescents: does culture matter?
    D K Novins
    National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80220, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 29:332-46. 1999
    ..Suicide prevention and screening programs may be difficult to adapt from one tribe to another...
  14. ncbi request reprint Commentary: quality of alcohol, drug, and mental health services for American Indian children and adolescents
    D K Novins
    Faculty of the National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80210
    Am J Med Qual 15:148-56. 2000
    ..We then consider the implications of these studies for improving the quality of care as well as its measurement and monitoring...
  15. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of motivation and treatment completion among American Indian adolescents in substance abuse treatment
    Alexandra Fickenscher
    National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1402-14. 2006
    ..These concepts and their related therapeutic approaches warrant further study in this population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Methods for addressing missing data in psychiatric and developmental research
    Calvin D Croy
    National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1230-40. 2005
    ..Second, to provide more detailed information about missing data analysis techniques and software on the Journal's Web site at www.jaacap.com...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of mental disorders and utilization of mental health services in two American Indian reservation populations: mental health disparities in a national context
    Janette Beals
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, MS F800, PO Box 6508, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1723-32. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Help seeking for substance use problems in two American Indian reservation populations
    Janette Beals
    American Indian Program, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, F800, P O Box 6508, Aurora, Colorado 80045 0508, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:512-20. 2006
    ..This study also sought to understand the correlates of such help seeking, including measures of need, demographic characteristics, spirituality, and ethnic identity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Symptom endorsement of alcohol and other substance abuse and dependence criteria among American-Indian adolescents in residential substance abuse treatment
    Alexandra Fickenscher
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Bldg, Mail Stop F800, PO Box 6508, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:65-78. 2005
    ..This study addresses the prevalence of DSM-IV substance abuse and dependence and the endorsement of specific symptoms of these disorders among American Indian adolescents admitted to a residential substance abuse treatment program...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relationship between patterns of alcohol use and mental and physical health disorders in two American Indian populations
    Joan O'Connell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Addiction 101:69-83. 2006
    ..Multivariate analyses assessed relationships between the alcohol use categories thus identified and a number of health outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Illicit peyote use among American Indian adolescents in substance abuse treatment: a preliminary investigation
    Alexandra Fickenscher
    National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Aurora, Colorado 80045 0508, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1139-54. 2006
    ..The results of this exploratory study suggest that illicit peyote use is uncommon among AI adolescents with serious substance abuse problems...
  22. pmc Marijuana initiation in 2 American Indian reservation communities: comparison with a national sample
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1311-8. 2007
    ..We examined disparities in age-related patterns of marijuana initiation in 2 culturally distinct American Indian reservation communities (from the Northern Plains and the Southwest) compared with a national sample...
  23. pmc Childhood characteristics associated with stage of substance use of American Indians: Family background, traumatic experiences, and childhood behaviors
    Joan M O'Connell
    American Indian Alaska Native Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, USA
    Addict Behav 32:3142-52. 2007
    ..These findings underscore the importance of providing effective interventions during childhood and adolescence to reduce the risk of substance use progression...
  24. pmc Alcohol use among American Indian high school youths from adolescence and young adulthood: a latent Markov model
    Christina M Mitchell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Denver, F800, P O Box 6508, Aurora, Colorado 80045 0508, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:666-75. 2008
    ..We explored patterns of alcohol use among American Indian youths as well as concurrent predictors and developmental outcomes 6 years later...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of major depressive episode in two American Indian reservation populations: unexpected findings with a structured interview
    Janette Beals
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, MS F800, P O Box 6508, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1713-22. 2005
    ..The prevalence of lifetime and 12-month DSM-III-R major depressive episode was compared between the AI-SUPERPFP and NCS samples...
  26. ncbi request reprint Childhood physical and sexual abuse and subsequent depressive and anxiety disorders for two American Indian tribes
    Anne M Libby
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO, USA
    Psychol Med 35:329-40. 2005
    ....
  27. pmc Racial disparities in alcohol use: comparison of 2 American Indian reservation populations with national data
    Janette Beals
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1683-5. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of DSM-III-R alcohol dependence in two American Indian populations
    Paul Spicer
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Univesity of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1785-97. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Childhood physical and sexual abuse and subsequent alcohol and drug use disorders in two American-Indian tribes
    Anne M Libby
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:74-83. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Drug use among two American Indian populations: prevalence of lifetime use and DSM-IV substance use disorders
    Christina M Mitchell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:29-41. 2003
    ..Despite widespread concern and rhetoric about drug problems among AIs, many who had used various drugs either were using them without serious consequences or had quit use altogether...
  31. ncbi request reprint Disparities in patterns of alcohol use among reservation-based and geographically dispersed American Indian populations
    Joan M O'Connell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, CO, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:107-16. 2005
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe patterns of alcohol consumption among three distinct samples of American Indians (AIs) compared to a U.S reference population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Disparities in drug use and disorder: comparison of two American Indian reservation communities and a national sample
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:131-41. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that disparities in drug use and disorder are complex, characterized by important variations across diverse American Indian tribal cultures...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of DSM-IV disorders and attendant help-seeking in 2 American Indian reservation populations
    Janette Beals
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:99-108. 2005
    ..The American Indian Service Utilization, Psychiatric Epidemiology, Risk and Protective Factors Project (AI-SUPERPFP) estimated the mental health burden and associated help-seeking in select American Indian reservation communities...
  34. ncbi request reprint Challenges in operationalizing the DSM-IV clinical significance criterion
    Janette Beals
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80045 0508, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1197-207. 2004
    ..The American Indian Service Utilization, Psychiatric Epidemiology, Risk and Protective Factors Project (AI-SUPERPFP) offered a unique opportunity to examine the success of this effort...
  35. ncbi request reprint American Indian adolescents in substance abuse treatment: diagnostic status
    Douglas K Novins
    The National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:275-84. 2006
    ..These diagnostic patterns suggest that emerging practices for treating substance-abusing adolescents that have been developed for use with non-AI adolescents warrant consideration for use with AI youths...
  36. ncbi request reprint Latent class analysis of substance use: comparison of two American Indian reservation populations and a national sample
    Nancy R Whitesell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building, Mail Stop F800, P O Box 6508, Aurora, Colorado 80045 0508, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:32-43. 2006
    ..We sought to identify characteristic patterns of use-both across and within samples-that could be used to inform intervention efforts aimed at reducing disparities...
  37. ncbi request reprint Obstacles for rural American Indians seeking alcohol, drug, or mental health treatment
    Bonnie Duran
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM87131, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:819-29. 2005
    ..Correlates of these obstacles included negative social support, instrumental social support, utility of counselors, utility of family doctors, treatment sector, treatment type, diagnosis of an anxiety disorder, and tribe...
  38. ncbi request reprint Words have power: (re)-defining serious emotional disturbance for American Indian and Alaska Native children and their families
    Teisha M Simmons
    ANPsych, Fairbanks, AK 99775 6480, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 11:59-64. 2004
    ..This opportunity for the communities to redefine SED not only provided each community with a definition which would be more culturally specific, but also proved to be an extraordinarily exercise in empowerment and self-determination...
  39. ncbi request reprint Consensus report on impulsive aggression as a symptom across diagnostic categories in child psychiatry: implications for medication studies
    Peter S Jensen
    Center for the Advancement of Children s Mental Health, Columbia University NYSPI 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 78, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:309-22. 2007
    ..If so, how should IA be assessed, pharmacological studies designed, and ethical issues addressed?..
  40. ncbi request reprint Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology: patterns among American Indian adolescents in substance abuse treatment
    Pamela B Deters
    Department of Psychology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775 6480, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:335-45. 2006
    ..Findings indicated that trauma was a pervasive phenomenon among this population, with sexual traumas being particularly stigmatizing, resulting in high rates of posttraumatic symptomatology, specifically PTSD...
  41. ncbi request reprint Contextual issues for strategic planning and evaluation of systems of care for American Indian and Alaska Native communities: an introduction to Circles of Care
    Brenda Freeman
    Northwest Nazarene University, Counselor Education Department, Nampa, ID 83686, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 11:1-29. 2004
    ..The prevalence, unique challenges, and the historical, political, and cultural context of health care delivery for American Indian and Alaska Native peoples are also discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of suicidal behaviors among Northern Plains American Indians
    Pamela L LeMaster
    Tri Ethnic Center for Prevention Research, Department of Psychology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 34:242-54. 2004
    ..Results underscore the importance of effective and acceptable alcohol, drug, and mental health services in reducing the rates of suicidal behaviors in American Indian communities...
  43. ncbi request reprint Imputing missing data
    Calvin D Croy
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:380. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in detainees
    Christine Wilson Duclos
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:127. 2003

Research Grants2

  1. Intervention Development for Traumatized American Indian Adolescents
    Douglas Novins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Through this project, we will identify an intervention fits with this community's strengths and needs. This work will also allow us to start developing this intervention for testing and use in this and other Al communities. ..