G S Yacoubian

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint It's a rave new world: estimating the prevalence and perceived harm of ecstasy and other drug use among club rave attendees
    George S Yacoubian
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:187-96. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of saliva testing to urinalysis in an arrestee population
    G S Yacoubian
    Center for Substance Abuse Research, University of Maryland, College Park 20740, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 33:289-94. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlates of Ecstasy use among tenth graders surveyed through monitoring the future
    George S Yacoubian
    Center for Substance Abuse Research, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:225-30. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint An exploration of recent club drug use among rave attendees
    George S Yacoubian
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, USA
    J Drug Educ 37:145-61. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison between instant and laboratory oral fluid analysis among arrestees
    George S Yacoubian
    Pacific Institute for Research Evaluation PIRE, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:207-10. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship between future orientation and street substance use among Texas alternative school students
    R J Peters
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Addict 14:478-85. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Toward an ecstasy and other club drug (EOCD) prevention intervention for rave attendees
    George S Yacoubian
    Pacific Institute for Research Evaluation PIRE, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    J Drug Educ 34:41-59. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring alcohol and drug dependence with New York City ADAM data
    George S Yacoubian
    The McFarland Institute, 8601 Georgia Ave, Ste 601, 20910, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:341-5. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlates of ecstasy use among students surveyed through the 1997 College Alcohol Study
    George S Yacoubian
    University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:61-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The pediatric forum: ecstasy use among club rave attendees
    Amelia M Arria
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:295-6. 2002

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint It's a rave new world: estimating the prevalence and perceived harm of ecstasy and other drug use among club rave attendees
    George S Yacoubian
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:187-96. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that rave attendees may be an important population for ecstasy-related prevention efforts...
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of saliva testing to urinalysis in an arrestee population
    G S Yacoubian
    Center for Substance Abuse Research, University of Maryland, College Park 20740, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 33:289-94. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that a more comprehensive study to evaluate the efficacy of saliva testing in field research may be warranted...
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlates of Ecstasy use among tenth graders surveyed through monitoring the future
    George S Yacoubian
    Center for Substance Abuse Research, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:225-30. 2002
    ..Implications for these findings are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint An exploration of recent club drug use among rave attendees
    George S Yacoubian
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, USA
    J Drug Educ 37:145-61. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the use of EOCD among rave attendees has diminished and that the allocation of significant resources to combat their proliferation, among this and other populations at risk for EOCD use, may be premature...
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison between instant and laboratory oral fluid analysis among arrestees
    George S Yacoubian
    Pacific Institute for Research Evaluation PIRE, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:207-10. 2006
    ..Implications for these findings are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship between future orientation and street substance use among Texas alternative school students
    R J Peters
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Addict 14:478-85. 2005
    ..While the relationships tested in this study are exploratory, they provide evidence for an important connection between future orientation and substance use among adolescents attending alternative schools...
  7. ncbi request reprint Toward an ecstasy and other club drug (EOCD) prevention intervention for rave attendees
    George S Yacoubian
    Pacific Institute for Research Evaluation PIRE, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    J Drug Educ 34:41-59. 2004
    ..Based on a meta-analysis of this literature, we offer a community-level prevention intervention for the population at highest risk for EOCD use-rave attendees...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring alcohol and drug dependence with New York City ADAM data
    George S Yacoubian
    The McFarland Institute, 8601 Georgia Ave, Ste 601, 20910, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:341-5. 2003
    ..Implications for the delivery of drug treatment to criminal populations are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlates of ecstasy use among students surveyed through the 1997 College Alcohol Study
    George S Yacoubian
    University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:61-9. 2003
    ..Implications for these findings are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint The pediatric forum: ecstasy use among club rave attendees
    Amelia M Arria
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:295-6. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessing the temporal relationship between race and ecstasy use among high school seniors
    George S Yacoubian
    McFarland and Associates, Inc, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
    J Drug Educ 32:213-25. 2002
    ..Statistically significant relationships between race and ecstasy use are discerned. Policy implications are assessed in light of the findings...
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlates of benzodiazepine use among a sample of arrestees surveyed through the Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) Program
    George S Yacoubian
    CESAR, College Park, Maryland, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:127-39. 2003
    ..Implications for drug surveillance are assessed in light of the current findings...
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of alcohol and drug abuse and dependence among New Orleans arrestees
    George S Yacoubian
    The Pacific Institute for Research Evaluation, PIRE, Calverton, MD, USA
    Am J Addict 14:471-7. 2005
    ..Drug treatment implications for criminal populations are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparing drug use between welfare-receiving arrestees and non-welfare-receiving arrestees
    George S Yacoubian
    University of Maryland, USA
    J Drug Educ 32:139-47. 2002
    ..Implications for welfare reform policy are discussed in light of the current findings...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between perceived youth exposure to anti-smoking advertisements: how perceptions differ by race
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, USA
    J Drug Educ 35:47-58. 2005
    ..While the relationships tested in this study are exploratory, they provide initial evidence for an important nexus between race and communication channels that may impact perceived exposure to tobacco advertising...
  16. ncbi request reprint The relationship between sexual abuse and drug use: a view of African-American college students in Texas
    Queen Martin
    Prairie View A and M University, Department of Health and Performance, Prairie View, TX, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 4:23-33. 2005
    ..2, p < .05). While the relationships tested in this study are exploratory, they provide evidence for an important connection between sexual abuse and substance use among African-American college students...
  17. ncbi request reprint An assessment of drug testing within the construction industry
    Jonathan K Gerber
    Cornell University, USA
    J Drug Educ 32:53-68. 2002
    ..Moreover, companies that drug test their employees experienced a significant reduction in their MODs. Policy implications are discussed in light of the current findings...
  18. ncbi request reprint The relationship between perceived exposure to promotional smoking messages and smoking status among high school students
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Addict 15:387-91. 2006
    ..19, 2.79, p < or = .05). These findings suggest that experimenters and quitters may pay more attention to smoking advertisements than nonsmokers and current smokers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessing environmental prevention strategies for reducing the prevalence and associated harms of methamphetamine use
    George S Yacoubian
    Pacific Institute for Research Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705 3111, USA
    J Drug Educ 37:31-53. 2007
    ..This increased funding suggests that the opportunity is ripe for the development of a scientific, environmentally-based model for methamphetamine prevention...
  20. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and social norms about codeine and promethazine hydrochloride cough syrup (CPHCS) use and addiction among multi-ethnic college students
    Ronald Peters
    University of Texas School of Public Health, 7000 Fannin Suite 2618, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 39:277-82. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint A general causal model to guide alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug prevention: assessing the research evidence
    Johanna D Birckmayer
    Pacific Institute for Research Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    J Drug Educ 34:121-53. 2004
    ..Researchers and practitioners are thus challenged to work synergistically to find effective and cost-effective approaches to change or reduce ATOD use and associated problems...
  22. ncbi request reprint A comparison of drug use between welfare-receiving arrestees and non-welfare-receiving arrestees
    George S Yacoubian
    McFarland and Associates, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Health Soc Work 27:230-3. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of Ecstasy use among juvenile offenders
    George S Yacoubian
    Center for Substance Abuse Research, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:209-13. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that the recent use of Ecstasy among juvenile offenders is higher than estimated use in the general student population, and that youthful offenders may represent an important population for potential intervention...
  24. ncbi request reprint Exploring benzodiazepine use among Houston arrestees
    George S Yacoubian
    McFarland and Associates Inc, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:393-9. 2002
    ..Policy implications are assessed in light of the current findings...
  25. ncbi request reprint The relationship between sexual abuse and drug use: findings from Houston's Safer Choices 2 program
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:49-59. 2003
    ..9, p < or = 0.05). While the relationships tested in this study are exploratory, they provide evidence for an important connection between sexual abuse and substance use among female alternative school students...
  26. ncbi request reprint To pee or not to pee: reconsidering the need for urinalysis
    George S Yacoubian
    McFarland and Associates, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
    J Drug Educ 32:261-70. 2002
    ..Kappa statistics indicate that the strength of agreement between the two drug use measures is consistent over time. These findings suggest that the need for urinalysis should be reconsidered...
  27. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the OnTrak Testcup-5 to laboratory urinalysis among arrestees
    George S Yacoubian
    McFarland and Associates, Silver Springs, Maryland 20910, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:325-9. 2002
    ..The specimens were subsequently shipped to an independent laboratory for reanalysis. Analyses indicate high agreement between the two techniques for marijuana, cocaine, and heroin. Potential uses for the OnTrak Testcup-5 are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparing the validity of self-reported recent drug use between adult and juvenile arrestees
    George S Yacoubian
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:279-84. 2003
    ..Results suggest that adult arrestees are more inclined to underreport their recent use of illicit drugs. Implications for drug use research are assessed in light of the current findings...
  29. ncbi request reprint Drug use among Texas alternative school students: findings from Houston's Safer Choices 2 Program
    Ronald J Peters
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:383-7. 2003
    ..These new drug trends are startling because they indicate a potential for long-term treatment services for abusers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Tracking ecstasy trends in the United States with data from three national drug surveillance systems
    George S Yacoubian
    McFarland and Associates, Inc, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:245-58. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that anecdotal reports of an ecstasy epidemic is premature and that a less frenzied approach to ecstasy control and education may be warranted...
  31. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and social norms about codeine and promethazine hydrochloride cough syrup (CPHCS) onset and perceived addiction among urban Houstonian adolescents: an addiction trend in the city of lean
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, 77030, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:415-25. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest that friends and an innovative form of hip-hop music called "screw" are strong reinforcers of CPHCS use...
  32. pmc Random drug testing in US public school districts
    Chris Ringwalt
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1516 E Franklin St, Suite 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:826-8. 2008
    ..Almost all districts randomly tested athletes, and 65% randomly tested other students engaged in extracurricular activities; 28% randomly tested all students, exceeding the current sanction of the US Supreme Court...