Affiliation: Yale University
- When is less treatment better? The role of social anxiety in matching methadone patients to psychosocial treatmentsS K Avants
Substance Abuse Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06529, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 66:924-31. 1998....
- Day treatment versus enhanced standard methadone services for opioid-dependent patients: a comparison of clinical efficacy and costS K Avants
Yale University School of Medicine, Conn, USA
Am J Psychiatry 156:27-33. 1999....
- Continuation of high-risk behavior by HIV-positive drug users. Treatment implicationsS K Avants
Substance Abuse Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 19:15-22. 2000..Sex-related risk was predicted by low levels of motivation and poor behavioral skills. Implications of these findings for treatment are discussed...
- The influence of coping and depression on abstinence from illicit drug use in methadone-maintained patientsS K Avants
Yale University School of Medicine, Substance Abuse Center, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 26:399-416. 2000..Drug use at the 6-month follow-up was related to gains made during treatment, specifically reduced cognitive avoidance, reduced depression, and number of drug-free weeks during treatment...
- Predictors of nonadherence to HIV-related medication regimens during methadone stabilizationS K Avants
Substance Abuse Center CMHC, Yale University School of Medicine, 34 Park St, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
Am J Addict 10:69-78. 2001..Independent predictors of nonadherence were low levels of education and poor emotional functioning. Implications for early intervention are discussed...
- Spiritual and religious support in recovery from addiction among HIV-positive injection drug usersS K Avants
Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, Connceticut, USA
J Psychoactive Drugs 33:39-45. 2001..These findings suggest that spirituality may be an important dimension of patient experience to assess in future addiction treatment outcome research...
- How injection drug users coped with testing HIV-seropositive: implications for subsequent health-related behaviorsS K Avants
Yale University School of Medicine, Division of Substance Abuse, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 13:207-18. 2001..The need for interventions to help injection drug users (IDUs) cope subsequent to testing HIV seropositive is discussed...
- Should cocaine-abusing, buprenorphine-maintained patients receive auricular acupuncture? Findings from an acute effects studyA Margolin
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
J Altern Complement Med 5:567-74. 1999..In this study, we sought to gather preliminary data on this issue in order to guide the clinical care of cocaine-abusing, buprenorphine-maintained patients...
- Cocaine, HIV, and their cardiovascular effects: is there a role for ACE-inhibitor therapy?A Margolin
Department of Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 34 Park St, New Haven, CT, 06519, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 61:35-45. 2000..We conclude that ACE-inhibitor therapy may offer a new pharmacologic approach to the treatment of cocaine abuse and its complications, and that controlled research of this class of agents may be promising...
- REDUCING HIV RISK IN METHADONE-MAINTAINED PATIENTSSANDRA AVANTS; Fiscal Year: 2002..Both clinical efficacy and cost will be determined, and objective measures will be employed to assess change in illicit drug use and other HIV risk behavior at post-treatment, and at a 6-month follow-up. ..