Russel Falck

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Affiliation: Wright State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The prevalence of psychiatric disorder among a community sample of crack cocaine users: an exploratory study with practical implications
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:503-7. 2004
  2. ncbi Surveying teens in school to assess the prevalence of problematic drug use
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Sch Health 82:217-24. 2012
  3. ncbi Longitudinal application of the medical outcomes study 36-item short-form health survey with not-in-treatment crack-cocaine users
    R S Falck
    Health Services Research Project, Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Med Care 38:902-10. 2000
  4. ncbi Crack cocaine trajectories among users in a midwestern American city
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addiction 102:1421-31. 2007
  5. ncbi Depressive symptomatology in young adults with a history of MDMA use: a longitudinal analysis
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 22:47-54. 2008
  6. ncbi Health status of illicit stimulant drug users in rural Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2007
  7. ncbi Psychiatric disorders and their correlates among young adult MDMA users in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health and Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:19-29. 2006
  8. pmc Among long-term crack smokers, who avoids and who succumbs to cocaine addiction?
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine WSUBSOM, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:24-9. 2008
  9. ncbi Nonmedical drug use among stimulant-using adults in small towns in rural Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Wright State University, School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:341-9. 2005
  10. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of current depressive symptomatology among a community sample of MDMA users in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addict Behav 31:90-101. 2006

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Publications36

  1. ncbi The prevalence of psychiatric disorder among a community sample of crack cocaine users: an exploratory study with practical implications
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:503-7. 2004
    ..White crack users were more likely to have comorbidity, complicating their treatment...
  2. ncbi Surveying teens in school to assess the prevalence of problematic drug use
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Sch Health 82:217-24. 2012
    ..Illicit drug use by school-aged teens can adversely affect their health and academic achievement. This study used a survey administered in schools to assess the prevalence of problematic drug use among teenagers in a Midwestern community...
  3. ncbi Longitudinal application of the medical outcomes study 36-item short-form health survey with not-in-treatment crack-cocaine users
    R S Falck
    Health Services Research Project, Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Med Care 38:902-10. 2000
    ..The Medical Outcomes Study SF-36 has been used infrequently with substance abusers...
  4. ncbi Crack cocaine trajectories among users in a midwestern American city
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addiction 102:1421-31. 2007
    ..Although crack cocaine first appeared in cities in the United States in the mid-1980s, little is known about its use over long periods of time. This study identified crack cocaine user groups on the basis of long-term trajectories...
  5. ncbi Depressive symptomatology in young adults with a history of MDMA use: a longitudinal analysis
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 22:47-54. 2008
    ..The low and declining mean scores suggest that for most people MDMA/;ecstasy' use does not result in long-term depressive symptomatology...
  6. ncbi Health status of illicit stimulant drug users in rural Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2007
    ..1.56-10.13), to have poor mental health scores. Frequency and type of drug use had no measurable effect on mental health status. Physical and mental health problems are likely to be pervasive among nonmedical drug users in rural areas...
  7. ncbi Psychiatric disorders and their correlates among young adult MDMA users in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health and Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:19-29. 2006
    ..Variations in the prevalence of psychiatric disorders have practical implications for drug abuse prevention and treatment programs...
  8. pmc Among long-term crack smokers, who avoids and who succumbs to cocaine addiction?
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine WSUBSOM, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:24-9. 2008
    ..Additional research is needed to better understand the role of race/ethnicity in the development of cocaine dependence resulting from crack use...
  9. ncbi Nonmedical drug use among stimulant-using adults in small towns in rural Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Wright State University, School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:341-9. 2005
    ..White and younger people were more likely to be classified in the heavy user group. The results suggest that comprehensive substance abuse prevention and treatment programs are needed in rural communities...
  10. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of current depressive symptomatology among a community sample of MDMA users in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addict Behav 31:90-101. 2006
    ..Higher lifetime occasions of MDMA use were marginally related to symptoms of serious depression...
  11. pmc Perceived need for substance abuse treatment among illicit stimulant drug users in rural areas of Ohio, Arkansas, and Kentucky
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:107-14. 2007
    ..These findings have practical implications for efforts addressing substance abuse in rural areas...
  12. ncbi Variability in drug use prevalence across school districts in the same locale in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Dept of Community Health, Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Sch Health 72:288-93. 2002
    ..Local survey data can inform local policy and programs. These findings have practical implications for policymakers, program developers, and school districts in other areas of the country...
  13. ncbi The prevalence and correlates of depressive symptomatology among a community sample of crack-cocaine smokers
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:281-8. 2002
    ..Treatment programs should routinely screen crack-cocaine users for depression. The BDI may be a suitable tool for such efforts since it has an acceptable level of internal consistency when employed with crack users (a = 0.89)...
  14. ncbi Current physical health problems and their predictors among a community sample of crack-cocaine smokers in Ohio
    Russel S Falck
    Department of Community Health, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:471-8. 2003
    ..Incorporating assessments of physical problems as well as a mechanism for their treatment into the regimen of drug abuse treatment programs should be considered...
  15. ncbi Sources of information about MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine): perceived accuracy, importance, and implications for prevention among young adult users
    Russel S Falck
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 74:45-54. 2004
    ..Findings support the development of peer-oriented, network strategies to reach ecstasy users with prevention messages. Efforts to make prevention web sites more attractive should be considered...
  16. pmc Predictors of depressive symptomatology among rural stimulant users
    Raminta Daniulaityte
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addiction Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 42:435-45. 2010
    ..These results suggest that a host of drug and nondrug factors need to be considered when addressing depressive symptoms in stimulant users...
  17. pmc Latent class analysis of non-opioid dependent illegal pharmaceutical opioid users in Ohio
    Robert G Carlson
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addiction Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 134:259-66. 2014
    ..We characterize heterogeneity in opioid use patterns among a community-based sample of 18-23 year-olds who use non-medical pharmaceutical opioids, yet are not opioid dependent...
  18. pmc PREDOSE: a semantic web platform for drug abuse epidemiology using social media
    Delroy Cameron
    Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge enabled Computing Kno e sis, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Biomed Inform 46:985-97. 2013
    ..Given these enhancements, PREDOSE is now more equipped to impact drug abuse research by alleviating traditional labor-intensive content analysis tasks...
  19. pmc Respondent-driven sampling to recruit young adult non-medical users of pharmaceutical opioids: problems and solutions
    Raminta Daniulaityte
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addiction Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 121:23-9. 2012
    ..This study contributes potentially helpful insights into the strengths and limitations of using RDS which may benefit future studies...
  20. pmc Predictors of substance abuse treatment entry among rural illicit stimulant users in Ohio, Arkansas, and Kentucky
    Robert G Carlson
    Boonshoft School of Medicine, Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addiction Research, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Subst Abus 31:1-7. 2010
    ..Nondaily crack cocaine users and marijuana users were less likely to enter treatment. The findings can help inform rural substance abuse treatment program development and outreach...
  21. ncbi Drug use practices among MDMA/ecstasy users in Ohio: a latent class analysis
    Robert G Carlson
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 143 Biological Sciences Building, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:167-79. 2005
    ..Latent class analysis is a useful method to help describe and understand variability in polydrug use patterns...
  22. ncbi MDMA/Ecstasy use among young people in Ohio: perceived risk and barriers to intervention
    Robert G Carlson
    Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:181-9. 2004
    ..Because Ecstasy is commonly used among small groups of friends, peer leader or other social network intervention approaches may be promising...
  23. ncbi From "Candy Kids" to "Chemi-Kids": a typology of young adults who attend raves in the midwestern United States
    Jill A McCaughan
    Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1503-23. 2005
    ..The typology can aid in the development of communication strategies necessary for successful prevention activities among some categories of ecstasy users...
  24. ncbi Emergency department utilization by crack-cocaine smokers in Dayton, Ohio
    Harvey A Siegal
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:55-68. 2006
    ..06-1.99), and higher Addiction Severity Index composite medical scores (OR=1.62, 95%CI=1.15-2.29) increased the odds of an ED visit. Factors in addition to drug use are likely to affect ED utilization rates among crack-cocaine smokers...
  25. ncbi Predictors of drug abuse treatment entry among crack-cocaine smokers
    Harvey A Siegal
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:159-66. 2002
    ..Developing a strategy to practically apply these findings may facilitate treatment entry among a population involved with a dangerous and debilitating drug...
  26. ncbi Barriers and pathways to diffusion of methamphetamine use among African Americans in the rural South: preliminary ethnographic findings
    Rocky L Sexton
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addiction Research, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 4:77-103. 2005
    ..Fourteen African Americans reported methamphetamine use and discussed pathways to it. Possible increases in African- American methamphetamine use merits further investigation...
  27. ncbi Respondent-driven sampling in the recruitment of illicit stimulant drug users in a rural setting: findings and technical issues
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, 110 Med Sci, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Addict Behav 32:924-37. 2007
    ..Some limitations of RDS are also discussed...
  28. ncbi Multi-sample standardization and decomposition analysis: an application to comparisons of methamphetamine use among rural drug users in three American states
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Stat Med 26:3612-23. 2007
    ..The study shows that SDA is a useful technique for multi-population comparisons, providing an opportunity to look at data from a different perspective in medical studies...
  29. ncbi Respondent-driven sampling to recruit MDMA users: a methodological assessment
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:147-57. 2005
    ..RDS has the potential to be widely employed in studies of illicit drug-using populations...
  30. pmc Illicit use of buprenorphine in a community sample of young adult non-medical users of pharmaceutical opioids
    Raminta Daniulaityte
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 122:201-7. 2012
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  31. pmc "I'm not afraid of those ones just 'cause they've been prescribed": perceptions of risk among illicit users of pharmaceutical opioids
    Raminta Daniulaityte
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addiction Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 23:374-84. 2012
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  32. ncbi Perspectives on health among adult users of illicit stimulant drugs in rural Ohio
    Harvey A Siegal
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Rural Health 22:169-73. 2006
    ..Although the nonmedical use of stimulant drugs such as cocaine and methamphetamine is increasingly common in many rural areas of the United States, little is known about the health beliefs of people who use these drugs...
  33. pmc Sources of Pharmaceutical Opioids for Non-Medical Use among Young Adults
    Raminta Daniulaityte
    a Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
    J Psychoactive Drugs 46:198-207. 2014
    ..The study results can help inform drug use epidemiology, interventions, and policy. ..
  34. pmc "I just wanted to tell you that loperamide WILL WORK": a web-based study of extra-medical use of loperamide
    Raminta Daniulaityte
    Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research, Department of Community Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 130:241-4. 2013
    ..Such User-Generated Content (UGC) can be a rich data source to study emerging drug use practices and trends. This study examined UGC on extra-medical use of loperamide among illicit opioid users...
  35. doi Longitudinal changes in methamphetamine and cocaine use in untreated rural stimulant users: racial differences and the impact of methamphetamine legislation
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, USA
    Addiction 103:800-8. 2008
    ..To examine how race and methamphetamine legislation are associated with changes in cocaine and methamphetamine use among untreated rural stimulant users...
  36. ncbi Physical health, illicit drug use, and demographic characteristics in rural stimulant users
    Thomas F Garrity
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
    J Rural Health 23:99-107. 2007
    ..There is growing concern about illicit rural stimulant use, especially regarding methamphetamine use and its health consequences...

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