T C Helmus

Summary

Affiliation: Wayne State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Novelty seeking as a predictor of treatment retention for heroin dependent cocaine users
    T C Helmus
    Research Division on Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, 2761 E Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:287-95. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship between self-reported cocaine withdrawal symptoms and history of depression
    T C Helmus
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    Addict Behav 26:461-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of heroin-dependent poly-drug abusers with contingency management and buprenorphine maintenance
    K K Downey
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48207, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 8:176-84. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Contingency management for accurate predictions of urinalysis test results and lack of correspondence with self-reported drug use among polydrug abusers
    K K Downey
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48207, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 14:69-72. 2000

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Novelty seeking as a predictor of treatment retention for heroin dependent cocaine users
    T C Helmus
    Research Division on Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, 2761 E Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:287-95. 2001
    ..If replicated, results suggest that inclusion of novel treatment components might facilitate retention among this at-risk group...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship between self-reported cocaine withdrawal symptoms and history of depression
    T C Helmus
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    Addict Behav 26:461-7. 2001
    ..Results suggest that lifetime history of depression is strongly related to whether or not a cocaine abuser self-reports withdrawal symptoms. Several competing hypotheses regarding the nature of this relationship are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of heroin-dependent poly-drug abusers with contingency management and buprenorphine maintenance
    K K Downey
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48207, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 8:176-84. 2000
    ..However, improved interventions, perhaps targeting single-drug abstinence, increasing reinforcement magnitude, or both, may be necessary to promote initial poly-drug abstinence in this population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Contingency management for accurate predictions of urinalysis test results and lack of correspondence with self-reported drug use among polydrug abusers
    K K Downey
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48207, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 14:69-72. 2000
    ..Further research is needed to determine if validity would be enhanced by using a proportion of costs saved to provide nominal reinforcement when samples were verified to be drug free...