RICHARD R RAWSON

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Dissemination and implementation of cognitive behavioral therapy for stimulant dependence: a randomized trial comparison of 3 approaches
    Richard A Rawson
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90075 7535, USA
    Subst Abus 34:108-17. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Process-of-care measures as predictors of client outcome among a methamphetamine-dependent sample at 12- and 36-month follow-ups
    Richard A Rawson
    Department of Psychiatry, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 11075 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:342-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of contingency management and cognitive-behavioral approaches for stimulant-dependent individuals
    Richard A Rawson
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addiction 101:267-74. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Why do we need an Addiction supplement focused on methamphetamine?
    Richard A Rawson
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90025 7535, USA
    Addiction 102:1-4. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine dependence: a closer look at treatment response and clinical characteristics associated with route of administration in outpatient treatment
    Richard A Rawson
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Am J Addict 16:291-9. 2007
  6. pmc Methamphetamine dependence and human immunodeficiency virus risk behavior
    Richard A Rawson
    University of California Los Angeles UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:279-84. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine use among treatment-seeking adolescents in Southern California: participant characteristics and treatment response
    Richard A Rawson
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:67-74. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Improving the accountability of California's public substance abuse treatment system through the implementation of performance models
    Richard A Rawson
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2010
  9. doi request reprint Prescription and over-the-counter drug treatment admissions to the California public treatment system
    Rachel Gonzales
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:224-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection among methamphetamine-dependent individuals in outpatient treatment
    Rachel Gonzales
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025 7535, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:195-202. 2006

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Publications53

  1. pmc Dissemination and implementation of cognitive behavioral therapy for stimulant dependence: a randomized trial comparison of 3 approaches
    Richard A Rawson
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90075 7535, USA
    Subst Abus 34:108-17. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of 3 approaches to transferring cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to addiction clinicians in the Republic of South Africa (RSA)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Process-of-care measures as predictors of client outcome among a methamphetamine-dependent sample at 12- and 36-month follow-ups
    Richard A Rawson
    Department of Psychiatry, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 11075 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:342-9. 2012
    ..Results suggest that monitoring client drug use during treatment may be a useful process-of-care measure with MA-dependent users...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of contingency management and cognitive-behavioral approaches for stimulant-dependent individuals
    Richard A Rawson
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addiction 101:267-74. 2006
    ..The present study sought to directly compare the effectiveness of (CM) and (CBT) alone and in combination in reducing stimulant use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Why do we need an Addiction supplement focused on methamphetamine?
    Richard A Rawson
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90025 7535, USA
    Addiction 102:1-4. 2007
    ..The articles contain information presented by researchers at two special methamphetamine meetings sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse in 2005...
  5. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine dependence: a closer look at treatment response and clinical characteristics associated with route of administration in outpatient treatment
    Richard A Rawson
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Am J Addict 16:291-9. 2007
    ..This study contributes new insights about clinical treatment response and outcomes associated with route of administration among MA-dependent users...
  6. pmc Methamphetamine dependence and human immunodeficiency virus risk behavior
    Richard A Rawson
    University of California Los Angeles UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:279-84. 2008
    ..The findings suggested that treatment of MA dependence is promising for reducing behaviors that have been shown to transmit HIV...
  7. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine use among treatment-seeking adolescents in Southern California: participant characteristics and treatment response
    Richard A Rawson
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:67-74. 2005
    ..Implications are discussed in terms of developing strategies that minimize drug use and maximize treatment response among substance-abusing adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improving the accountability of California's public substance abuse treatment system through the implementation of performance models
    Richard A Rawson
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Prescription and over-the-counter drug treatment admissions to the California public treatment system
    Rachel Gonzales
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:224-9. 2011
    ..Results from this study offer useful treatment admission information about prescription and OTC drug abuse within the California public addiction treatment system...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection among methamphetamine-dependent individuals in outpatient treatment
    Rachel Gonzales
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025 7535, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:195-202. 2006
    ..Findings suggest a need for targeted education and prevention efforts about hepatitis C among high-risk MA users, including HCV testing coupled with referrals to HCV treatments...
  11. doi request reprint An emerging problem: methamphetamine abuse among treatment seeking youth
    Rachel Gonzales
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California Los Angeles, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Subst Abus 29:71-80. 2008
    ..Results can guide the development of effective strategies for treatment assessment and planning tailored towards minimizing drug use and maximizing treatment response among youth...
  12. ncbi request reprint Inside the black box: measuring addiction treatment services and their relation to outcomes
    Desirée Crèvecoeur-MacPhail
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2010
    ..This research implies that increasing the availability of counseling sessions for a client's first 30 days and engaging clients early is a promising area for program efforts to improve treatment outcomes and program performance...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predicting in-treatment performance and post-treatment outcomes in methamphetamine users
    Maureen P Hillhouse
    University of California, Los Angeles, Semel Neuropsychiatric Institute, CA, USA
    Addiction 102:84-95. 2007
    ..This study examines the utility of individual drug use and treatment characteristics for predicting in-treatment performance and post-treatment outcomes over a 1-year period...
  14. ncbi request reprint Drug court treatment for methamphetamine dependence: treatment response and posttreatment outcomes
    Patricia Marinelli-Casey
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:242-8. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that drug court supervision coupled with treatment may improve the outcomes of MA-dependent offenders beyond that seen from treatment alone...
  15. ncbi request reprint Performance improvement in addiction treatment: efforts in California
    Diane M Herbeck
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The rise in methamphetamine use among American Indians in Los Angeles County
    Suzanne Spear
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geff en School of Medicine at UCLA, 1640 Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 14:1-15. 2007
    ..In that period, the number of American Indians reporting methamphetamine as their primary drug in Los Angeles County significantly increased, particularly among females...
  17. ncbi request reprint The rise in treatment admissions for methamphetamine use in Los Angeles County from 2001 through 2005
    Desirée Crèvecoeur
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90025 7535, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2007
    ..National implications of these findings, their limitations, and directions for future research are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint "I've been NIATxed": participants' experience with process improvement
    Desirée Crèvecoeur-MacPhail
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2010
    ..This study gives support to the idea of process improvement being a tool that dramatically improves services to consumers of addiction treatment services...
  19. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life trajectories of methamphetamine-dependent individuals as a function of treatment completion and continued care over a 1-year period
    Rachel Gonzales
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:353-61. 2009
    ..Results extend research on treatment evaluations for MA dependence, highlighting the importance of continued service utilization for improved quality of life outcomes...
  20. doi request reprint The methamphetamine problem in the United States
    Rachel Gonzales
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:385-98. 2010
    ....
  21. pmc Psychopathology in methamphetamine-dependent adults 3 years after treatment
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:12-20. 2010
    ..We predicted that psychiatric diagnoses and severity would be associated with substance use and poorer overall functioning over the 3 year post-treatment course...
  22. doi request reprint Improving client engagement and retention in treatment: the Los Angeles County experience
    Beth A Rutkowski
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:78-86. 2010
    ..In addition, both ongoing technical assistance and coaching are essential for successful implementation of this innovative, low-cost, evidence-based process improvement strategy...
  23. ncbi request reprint "Painting a picture of the client": implementing the Addiction Severity Index in community treatment programs
    Suzanne E Spear
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:277-82. 2005
    ..The findings illustrate the importance of practicality, flexibility, and ongoing training for the successful implementation of evidence-based practices...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cerebral metabolic dysfunction and impaired vigilance in recently abstinent methamphetamine abusers
    Edythe D London
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024 1759, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:770-8. 2005
    ..The links between cognitive impairment and these cerebral abnormalities are not established...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predicting treatment success at multiple timepoints in diverse patient populations of cocaine-dependent individuals
    Chris Reiber
    University of California, Los Angeles, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 11050 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:35-48. 2002
    ..Matching cocaine-dependent patients with treatment types or intensities based on the self-reported number of cocaine use days at intake may increase patient success rates...
  26. ncbi request reprint The gap between research and practice in substance abuse treatment
    Patricia Marinelli-Casey
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, 90025, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:984-7. 2002
    ..The implementation of science-based treatment strategies into mainstream substance abuse care will depend partly on the new relationships that are built on the communication and cooperation between researchers and practitioners...
  27. ncbi request reprint Drugs and sexual effects: role of drug type and gender
    Richard A Rawson
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:103-8. 2002
    ..Development of a valid measure assessing the type and strength of these relationships may be beneficial for use by treatment programs in promoting abstinence from drug and alcohol use and preventing relapse...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dancing with strangers: will U.S. substance abuse practice and research organizations build mutually productive relationships?
    Richard A Rawson
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs ISAP, 11075 Santa Monica Boulevard, No 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addict Behav 27:941-9. 2002
    ..However, while the music has started and the partners seem willing, there are still many obstacles to a successful dance...
  29. ncbi request reprint Treatment of methamphetamine use disorders: an update
    Richard A Rawson
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 11050 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:145-50. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance of current methamphetamine and cocaine abusers
    Sara L Simon
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs ISAP, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:61-74. 2002
    ..When compared to their matched non-using control groups, both MA and COC abusers were impaired on cognitive measures, but the type and degree of impairments were somewhat different...
  31. ncbi request reprint Will the methamphetamine problem go away?
    Richard A Rawson
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, UCLA Department of Psychiatry, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:5-19. 2002
    ..This article reviews the issues concerning the future of the methamphetamine problem in the US and provides some recommendations for setting priorities to address the problem...
  32. ncbi request reprint A comparison of patterns of methamphetamine and cocaine use
    Sara L Simon
    Los Angeles Addiction Research Consortium, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:35-44. 2002
    ..The cocaine pattern of fewer days of use, evening use, and more frequent doses per day fits a picture of recreational use, whereas the all-day-most-days methamphetamine pattern does not...
  33. ncbi request reprint Status of methamphetamine users 2-5 years after outpatient treatment
    Richard A Rawson
    Matrix Institute on Addictions, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:107-19. 2002
    ..In general, the follow up status of the sample was much improved as compared to before treatment. However, headaches and depression were reported at a similar rate at follow up as had been reported at treatment admission...
  34. ncbi request reprint A multi-site comparison of psychosocial approaches for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence
    Richard A Rawson
    University of California, Los Angeles, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, USA
    Addiction 99:708-17. 2004
    ..The objective of the study was to compare the Matrix Model, a manualized treatment method, with treatment-as-usual (TAU) in eight community out-patient settings in the Western United States...
  35. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled pilot trial of cabergoline, hydergine and levodopa/carbidopa: Los Angeles Cocaine Rapid Efficacy Screening Trial (CREST)
    Steven Shoptaw
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addiction 100:78-90. 2005
    ..5 mg per week (n = 15); and placebo three times daily (n = 15) as potential pharmacotherapies for cocaine dependence...
  36. ncbi request reprint The substance abuse treatment system in the U.S. What is it? What does it do? Myths and misconceptions
    Richard A Rawson
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs and Matrix Institute on Addictions, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Occup Med 17:27-39, iii-iv. 2002
    ..Research on the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment indicates that the success rates for these services are comparable to other areas of medical/psychiatric care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Levo-alpha-acetylmethadol (LAAM) versus methadone: treatment retention and opiate use
    Douglas Longshore
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addiction 100:1131-9. 2005
    ..To compare the effects of levo-alpha-acetylmethadol (LAAM) and methadone maintenance (MM) on treatment retention and abstinence from opiate use...
  38. ncbi request reprint A comparison of contingency management and cognitive-behavioral approaches during methadone maintenance treatment for cocaine dependence
    Richard A Rawson
    University of California, Los Angeles, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 11075 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:817-24. 2002
    ..This study compared 2 psychosocial approaches for the treatment of cocaine dependence: contingency management (CM) and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical treatment of opioid addiction and dependence
    Walter Ling
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Methods Mol Med 84:285-95. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in methadone maintenance
    Steve Shoptaw
    Friends Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, UCLA, Department of Psychiatry, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Addiction 97:1317-28; discussion 1325. 2002
    ..To evaluate relapse prevention (relapse prevention) and contingency management (contingency management) for optimizing smoking cessation outcomes using nicotine replacement therapy for methadone-maintained tobacco smokers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) initiatives in California: notable trends, challenges, and recommendations
    Mehrnaz Davoudi
    Davoudi Consulting Services, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2010
    ....
  42. doi request reprint A systematic review of cognitive and behavioural therapies for methamphetamine dependence
    Nicole K Lee
    Clinical Research Program, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:309-17. 2008
    ..Medications have been shown to be of limited effectiveness for methamphetamine users, making psychological interventions the treatment of choice...
  43. ncbi request reprint If a US drug abuse epidemic fails to include a major east coast city, can it be called an epidemic?
    Richard A Rawson
    J Addict Dis 21:1-4. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint CPDD Policy statement. Standards for drug abuse treatment providers
    Maxine L Stizer
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:213-5. 2003
  45. ncbi request reprint The NIDA Methamphetamine Clinical Trials Group: a strategy to increase clinical trials research capacity
    Ahmed Elkashef
    Division of Treatment Research and Development, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Addiction 102:107-13. 2007
    ..This multi-site infrastructure would serve to run multiple Phases II and III protocols effectively and expeditiously...
  46. pmc Response: TIPsters weigh in: putting good science to work
    Felipe Castro
    Sci Pract Perspect 3:35-6. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint A preliminary randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the safety and efficacy of ondansetron in the treatment of methamphetamine dependence
    Bankole A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0623, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:1-14. 2008
    ..These findings should be viewed in light of the possibility that a less intensive cognitive behavioural therapy regimen might have yielded more positive results in this initial phase II trial exploring for the efficacy of ondansetron...
  48. ncbi request reprint Bupropion for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence
    Ahmed M Elkashef
    Clinical Medical Branch, Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:1162-70. 2008
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint OxyContin abuse: who are the users?
    Richard A Rawson
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1634-6. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deficits among methamphetamine users with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptomatology
    Tiffanie Sim
    Los Angeles Addiction Research Consortium, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:75-89. 2002
    ..The preliminary data suggests that executive function deficits and some of the symptoms associated with long-term MA use may be due to the fact that a large proportion of MA addicts had ADHD symptomatology as children...
  51. ncbi request reprint Use of methamphetamine by young people: is there reason for concern?
    Richard A Rawson
    Addiction 102:1021-2. 2007
  52. ncbi request reprint Severity of heroin use in Israel: comparisons between native Israelis and former Soviet Union immigrants
    Richard Isralowitz
    Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Resources Center, Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University, Israel
    Addiction 102:630-7. 2007
    ..This study examined drug use patterns and severity among native-Israeli and former Soviet Union (FSU) immigrants in Israel who reported heroin use...
  53. ncbi request reprint Incorporating brain research findings into standard treatment: an example using the Matrix Model
    Jeanne L Obert
    Matrix Institute on Addictions, 12304 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 200, West Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:107-13. 2002
    ..The translation and adaptation of the Matrix manual for cocaine users in Mexico and methamphetamine users in Thailand will offer opportunities to evaluate this approach with very diverse populations of stimulant users...

Research Grants11

  1. Aerobic Exercise to Improve Outcomes of Treatment for Methamphetamine Dependence
    Richard Rawson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed project will determine clinical utility of an innovative intervention protocol previously untested in MA-dependent individuals. ..
  2. UCLA DRUG ABUSE RESEARCH TRAINING CENTER
    Richard Rawson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The continuation of the training program as the Drug Abuse Research Training Center will advance the field by developing the skills and acumen of the next generation of drug abuse researchers. ..
  3. UCLA DRUG ABUSE RESEARCH TRAINING CENTER
    Richard Rawson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENT DOSE--A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
    Richard Rawson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In both studies, SCID diagnostic evaluations will be completed on all Ss. ..
  5. Aerobic Exercise to Improve Outcomes of Treatment for Methamphetamine Dependence
    Richard A Rawson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed project will determine clinical utility of an innovative intervention protocol previously untested in MA-dependent individuals. ..