Li Tzy Wu

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Publications

  1. pmc Psychostimulant dependence in a community sample
    Li Tzy Wu
    Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research, Research Triangle Institute, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:221-48. 2003
  2. pmc Alcohol use disorders and the use of treatment services among college-age young adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:192-200. 2007
  3. pmc Misuse of methamphetamine and prescription stimulants among youths and young adults in the community
    Li Tzy Wu
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2213 Elba Street, Civitan Building, Room 240 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:195-205. 2007
  4. pmc Psychiatric disorders in inhalant users: results from The National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute DCRI, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:146-55. 2007
  5. pmc Inhalant use and disorders among adults in the United States
    Li Tzy Wu
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, DUMC, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 85:1-11. 2006
  6. pmc Concurrent use of methamphetamine, MDMA, LSD, ketamine, GHB, and flunitrazepam among American youths
    Li Tzy Wu
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, DUMC, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:102-13. 2006
  7. pmc Use of alcohol treatment and mental health services among adolescents with alcohol use disorders
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:84-92. 2006
  8. pmc Non-prescribed use of pain relievers among adolescents in the United States
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:1-11. 2008
  9. pmc Infrequent illicit methadone use among stimulant-using patients in methadone maintenance treatment programs: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Addict 17:304-11. 2008
  10. pmc A dimensional approach to understanding severity estimates and risk correlates of marijuana abuse and dependence in adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:117-33. 2012

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Publications72

  1. pmc Psychostimulant dependence in a community sample
    Li Tzy Wu
    Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research, Research Triangle Institute, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:221-48. 2003
    ..To examine the prevalence of psychostimulant dependence and the characteristics associated with nonmedical users' development of dependence...
  2. pmc Alcohol use disorders and the use of treatment services among college-age young adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:192-200. 2007
    ..This breakdown of young adults had not been addressed previously...
  3. pmc Misuse of methamphetamine and prescription stimulants among youths and young adults in the community
    Li Tzy Wu
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2213 Elba Street, Civitan Building, Room 240 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:195-205. 2007
    ..Gender differences in the prevalence and characteristics of misuse of methamphetamine (meth) and prescription stimulants were examined in a representative US sample of youths and young adults aged 16-25 (N=24,409)...
  4. pmc Psychiatric disorders in inhalant users: results from The National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute DCRI, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:146-55. 2007
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of mood, anxiety, and personality disorders among lifetime inhalant users...
  5. pmc Inhalant use and disorders among adults in the United States
    Li Tzy Wu
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, DUMC, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 85:1-11. 2006
    ..To examine the patterns of adult inhalant use and correlates of inhalant use disorder...
  6. pmc Concurrent use of methamphetamine, MDMA, LSD, ketamine, GHB, and flunitrazepam among American youths
    Li Tzy Wu
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, DUMC, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:102-13. 2006
    ..S. civilian population that included multiethnic urban, suburban, and rural youths aged 16-23 (N=19,084)...
  7. pmc Use of alcohol treatment and mental health services among adolescents with alcohol use disorders
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:84-92. 2006
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  8. pmc Non-prescribed use of pain relievers among adolescents in the United States
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:1-11. 2008
    ..We examined gender-specific prevalences, patterns, and correlates of non-prescribed use of pain relievers - mainly opioids - in a representative sample of American adolescents (N=18,678)...
  9. pmc Infrequent illicit methadone use among stimulant-using patients in methadone maintenance treatment programs: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Addict 17:304-11. 2008
    ..Illicit methadone use among patients in maintenance programs is infrequent; however, a number of factors may increase risk of illicit use...
  10. pmc A dimensional approach to understanding severity estimates and risk correlates of marijuana abuse and dependence in adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:117-33. 2012
    ..Elevated rates of MUDs among African Americans and Hispanics require research to elucidate risk factors and improve assessments of MUDs for different racial/ethnic groups...
  11. pmc Comorbid substance use disorders with other Axis I and II mental disorders among treatment-seeking Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race people
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1940-8. 2013
    ..In-depth research is needed to elucidate intraracial and interracial differences in treatment needs...
  12. pmc Illicit and nonmedical drug use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:360-7. 2013
    ..We determined new drug use estimates for these rising groups. Prevalences among Whites were included as a comparison...
  13. pmc Heterogeneity of stimulant dependence: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Addict 18:206-18. 2009
    ..Regardless of stimulants used, most female users were in the most severe or the physiological dependence group. These results lend support for subtyping dependence in the emerging DSM-V...
  14. pmc The epidemiology of at-risk and binge drinking among middle-aged and elderly community adults: National Survey on Drug Use and Health
    Dan G Blazer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:1162-9. 2009
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  15. pmc Evaluating brief screeners to discriminate between drug use disorders in a sample of treatment-seeking adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:74-82. 2013
    ..The objective was to identify a potential core set of brief screeners for the detection of individuals with a substance use disorder (SUD) in medical settings...
  16. pmc Using a latent variable approach to inform gender and racial/ethnic differences in cocaine dependence: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S70-9. 2010
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  17. pmc How do prescription opioid users differ from users of heroin or other drugs in psychopathology: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Addict Med 5:28-35. 2011
    ..To study substance use and psychiatric disorders among prescription opioid users, heroin users, and non-opioid drug users in a national sample of adults...
  18. pmc An item response theory modeling of alcohol and marijuana dependences: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:414-25. 2009
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  19. pmc The variety of ecstasy/MDMA users: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Addict 18:452-61. 2009
    ..The recent resurgence in ecstasy use among adults underscores the need to monitor trends in its use...
  20. pmc Is inhalant use a risk factor for heroin and injection drug use among adolescents in the United States?
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Addict Behav 32:265-81. 2007
    ..We examined whether inhalant use was associated with heroin and injection drug use (IDU) among adolescents aged 12 to 17 in the United States...
  21. pmc Alcohol and drug use disorders among adults in emergency department settings in the United States
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:172-80.e5. 2012
    ..We examine past-year substance use and substance use disorders (alcohol, 9 drug classes) among adult ED users. Prevalences of substance use and substance use disorders among ED nonusers are calculated for reference purposes...
  22. pmc Alcohol and drug dependence symptom items as brief screeners for substance use disorders: results from the Clinical Trials Network
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:360-9. 2012
    ..To address an urgent need for screening of substance use problems in medical settings, we examined substance-specific dependence criteria as potential brief screeners for the detection of patients with a substance use disorder (SUD)...
  23. pmc Tobacco use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals: 2002-2010
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:87-94. 2013
    ..We examined prevalences and correlates of tobacco use among these understudied groups. Prevalences among whites were included as a comparison...
  24. pmc Using electronic health records data to assess comorbidities of substance use and psychiatric diagnoses and treatment settings among adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3903, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:555-63. 2013
    ..To examine prevalences of substance use disorders (SUD) and comprehensive patterns of comorbidities among psychiatric patients ages 18-64 years (N = 40,099) in an electronic health records (EHR) database...
  25. pmc Substance use disorders and comorbid Axis I and II psychiatric disorders among young psychiatric patients: findings from a large electronic health records database
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1453-62. 2011
    ..21%); children, females, and blacks had elevated odds of inpatient psychiatric treatment. Collectively, results add clinical evidence on treatment needs and diagnostic patterns for understudied diagnoses...
  26. pmc Problem drinking and low-dose naltrexone-assisted opioid detoxification
    Paolo Mannelli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, 2218 Elder Street, Suite 123, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:507-13. 2011
    ..In a secondary analysis of these data, we sought to determine whether problem drinking affects detoxification outcomes and whether symptoms are influenced by VLNTX use...
  27. pmc An item response theory analysis of DSM-IV criteria for hallucinogen abuse and dependence in adolescents
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Addict Behav 35:273-7. 2010
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  28. pmc Construct and differential item functioning in the assessment of prescription opioid use disorders among American adolescents
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:563-72. 2009
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of diagnostic criteria for prescription analgesic opioid use disorders (OUDs) and to identify background predictors of a latent continuum for OUD liability...
  29. pmc Early outcomes following low dose naltrexone enhancement of opioid detoxification
    Paolo Mannelli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Addict 18:109-16. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to test the utility of this approach in easing the transition from detoxification to various follow-up treatment modalities designed to address opioid dependence...
  30. pmc The combination very low-dose naltrexone-clonidine in the management of opioid withdrawal
    Paolo Mannelli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:200-5. 2012
    ..Very low-dose naltrexone (VLNTX) has been shown to attenuate withdrawal intensity and noradrenaline release following opioid agonist taper, suggesting a combination with clonidine may result in improved safety and efficacy...
  31. pmc The high prevalence of substance use disorders among recent MDMA users compared with other drug users: Implications for intervention
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Addict Behav 34:654-61. 2009
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  32. pmc Buprenorphine-mediated transition from opioid agonist to antagonist treatment: state of the art and new perspectives
    Paolo Mannelli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 5:52-63. 2012
    ..Future studies should also test new pharmacological mechanisms to help reduce physical dependence, and identify individualized approaches, including the use of pharmacogenetics and long-acting opioid agonist and antagonist formulations...
  33. pmc Racial/ethnic variations in substance-related disorders among adolescents in the United States
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1176-85. 2011
    ..While young racial/ethnic groups are the fastest growing population in the United States, data about substance-related disorders among adolescents of various racial/ethnic backgrounds are lacking...
  34. pmc The epidemiology of substance use and disorders among middle aged and elderly community adults: national survey on drug use and health
    Dan G Blazer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:237-45. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence, distribution, and correlates of drug use among middle aged and elderly persons in the United States and to compare with alcohol use in this age group...
  35. pmc Substance use disorders among inhalant users: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, 2218 Elder Street, 2B, DUMC Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Addict Behav 33:968-73. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence, correlates, and age of onset of DSM-IV substance use disorders (SUDs) among adult inhalant users...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of low-dose naltrexone in the post-detoxification treatment of opioid dependence
    Paolo Mannelli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:468-74. 2007
    ..The present study evaluated whether the augmentation with low-dose NTX during the post-detoxification treatment of opioid dependence would improve outcomes...
  37. pmc Use of item response theory and latent class analysis to link poly-substance use disorders with addiction severity, HIV risk, and quality of life among opioid-dependent patients in the Clinical Trials Network
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3419, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 118:186-93. 2011
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  38. pmc The epidemiology of alcohol use disorders and subthreshold dependence in a middle-aged and elderly community sample
    Dan G Blazer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:685-94. 2011
    ..To estimate 1-year prevalence and correlates of alcohol abuse, dependence, and subthreshold dependence (diagnostic orphans) among middle-aged and elderly persons in the United States...
  39. pmc Hallucinogen-related disorders in a national sample of adolescents: the influence of ecstasy/MDMA use
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:156-66. 2009
    ..To present the prevalence and correlates of hallucinogen use disorders (HUDs: abuse or dependence) and subthreshold dependence...
  40. pmc Smoking and opioid detoxification: behavioral changes and response to treatment
    Paolo Mannelli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1705-13. 2013
    ..The relevance of tobacco use in opioid addiction (OA) has generated a demand for available and more effective interventions. Thus, further analysis of less explored nicotine-opioid clinical interactions is warranted...
  41. pmc Patterns of tobacco use and tobacco-related psychiatric morbidity and substance use among middle-aged and older adults in the United States
    Dan G Blazer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:296-304. 2012
    ..To examine prevalence of tobacco use and identify psychiatric symptoms and substance use correlates of tobacco use comparing adults 50-64 years of age with those 65+ years of age (N = 10,891)...
  42. pmc Treatment use and barriers among adolescents with prescription opioid use disorders
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham 27710, USA
    Addict Behav 36:1233-9. 2011
    ..This study examined national trends, patterns, correlates, and barriers to substance abuse treatment use by adolescents aged 12-17 years who met at least one of the past-year criteria for prescription opioid abuse or dependence (N=1788)...
  43. pmc Nonprescription use of pain relievers by middle-aged and elderly community-living adults: National Survey on Drug Use and Health
    Dan G Blazer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1252-7. 2009
    ..To estimate the frequency, distribution, and correlates of nonprescription use of pain relievers by middle-aged and elderly persons in the United States...
  44. pmc Prescription pain reliever abuse and dependence among adolescents: a nationally representative study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1020-9. 2008
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  45. pmc Very low dose naltrexone addition in opioid detoxification: a randomized, controlled trial
    Paolo Mannelli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, USA
    Addict Biol 14:204-13. 2009
    ..Further studies should explore the use of VLNTX, combined with full and partial opioid agonist medications, in detoxification and long-term treatment of opioid dependence...
  46. pmc Subtypes of nonmedical opioid users: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 112:69-80. 2010
    ..To identify subtypes of nonmedical opioid users, gender variations in psychiatric disorders, and quality of life in a representative sample of adults...
  47. ncbi request reprint Relationship of the serotonin transporter with prolactin response to meta-chlorophenylpiperazine in cocaine dependence
    Ashwin A Patkar
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:1213-9. 2008
    ..However, little is known about the relationship between the 5-HTT and 5-HT receptors following cocaine exposure in humans...
  48. pmc Hallucinogen use disorders among adult users of MDMA and other hallucinogens
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Addict 17:354-63. 2008
    ..Subthreshold hallucinogen dependence is relatively prevalent and represents a clinically important subgroup that warrants future research and consideration in a major diagnostic classification system...
  49. pmc Extended release naltrexone injection is performed in the majority of opioid dependent patients receiving outpatient induction: A very low dose naltrexone and buprenorphine open label trial
    Paolo Mannelli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 138:83-8. 2014
    ..Here we present findings from an open label study that tested whether the transition from opioid addiction to XR-NTX can be safely and effectively performed in an outpatient setting using very low dose naltrexone and buprenorphine...
  50. ncbi request reprint Trends in nonheroin opioid abuse admissions: 1992-2004
    Kathleen S Peindl
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Opioid Manag 3:215-23. 2007
    ..This study examines trends for treatment admissions for nonheroin opioid abuse from 1992 to 2004...
  51. pmc The construct and measurement equivalence of cocaine and opioid dependences: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 103:114-23. 2009
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  52. pmc Illicit and nonmedical drug use among older adults: a review
    Li Tzy Wu
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Aging Health 23:481-504. 2011
    ..7 million in 2020. The authors provide a review of epidemiological findings for this understudied area of research by focusing on illicit drug use disorders and nonmedical use of prescription drugs among adults aged 50+ years...
  53. pmc Food, class, and health: the role of the perceived body in the social reproduction of health
    Shawna L Carroll Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Commun 28:341-50. 2013
    ..Findings were placed within an existing body of social theory to better understand how cardiovascular health information and women's associated beliefs relate to health inequality...
  54. pmc Cannabis use disorders are comparatively prevalent among nonwhite racial/ethnic groups and adolescents: a national study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 50:26-35. 2014
    ..Behavioral health indicators (major depressive episode, arrest history, nicotine dependence, alcohol disorder) were associated with CU and CUD. In conclusion, CUD disproportionally affects nonwhite groups and youth. ..
  55. pmc Postpartum substance use and depressive symptoms: a review
    Shawna L Carroll Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Women Health 53:479-503. 2013
    ..7%-46%). The postpartum period is a critical time. Prevalent substance use and the scarcity of studies warrant research to identify means to reduce maternal substance use. ..
  56. pmc The impact of the CONSORT statement on reporting of randomized clinical trials in psychiatry
    Changsu Han
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:116-22. 2009
    ..Although the overall quality of reporting on psychiatric RCTs generally improved after publication of the CONSORT statement, reporting the details of randomization, blinding, and obtaining informed consent remain insufficient...
  57. pmc Suicide and substance use among female veterans: a need for research
    Shawna L Carroll Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 136:1-10. 2014
    ..However, little research has focused on their mental health. We reviewed literature to examine associations of substance use with suicide in female veterans, identify research gaps, and inform future studies...
  58. pmc Substance use disorders and psychiatric comorbidity in mid and later life: a review
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 43:304-17. 2014
    ..53 billion in 2050. Due to substance use at earlier ages that may continue into later life, and ageing-related changes in medical conditions, older substance users are at risk for substance-related consequences...
  59. pmc E-cigarette prevalence and correlates of use among adolescents versus adults: a review and comparison
    Shawna L Carroll Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 54:43-54. 2014
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  60. pmc Substance abuse among individuals with intellectual disabilities
    Shawna L Carroll Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 33:1147-56. 2012
    ..Research is needed to better gauge the magnitude of substance use problems, identify prevention strategies, and specify treatment components that meet the unique needs of individuals with ID...
  61. pmc Inhalant abuse and dependence among adolescents in the United States
    Li Tzy Wu
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1206-14. 2004
    ..To examine the patterns of inhalant use and correlates of the progression from inhalant use to abuse and dependence among adolescents aged 12 to 17...
  62. ncbi request reprint Use of substance abuse treatment services by persons with mental health and substance use problems
    Li Tzy Wu
    Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:363-9. 2003
    ..This study provided population estimates of mental syndromes and substance use problems and examined whether the co-occurrence of mental health and substance use problems was associated with the use of substance abuse treatment services...
  63. pmc Psychiatric symptoms and substance use disorders in a nationally representative sample of American adolescents involved with foster care
    Daniel J Pilowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:351-8. 2006
    ..To ascertain the prevalence of psychiatric symptoms and substance use disorders among adolescents with a lifetime history of foster care placement, using data from a nationally representative sample of U.S. adolescents...
  64. pmc Substance use, dependence, and service utilization among the US uninsured nonelderly population
    Li Tzy Wu
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 12194, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:2079-85. 2003
    ..We examined the prevalence and correlates of substance use, dependence, and service utilization among uninsured persons aged 12 to 64 years...
  65. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of substance use disorders among adolescents who use marijuana and inhalants
    Li Tzy Wu
    Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:23-32. 2005
    ..We examined the association between the use of inhalants, marijuana, and other drugs and recent DSM-IV substance use disorders among adolescents aged 12-17 years...
  66. ncbi request reprint Use of nitrite inhalants ("poppers") among American youth
    Li Tzy Wu
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:52-60. 2005
    ..We examined the patterns and correlates of nitrite inhalant use among adolescents aged 12 to 17 years...
  67. pmc Private health insurance coverage for substance abuse and mental health services, 1995 to 1998
    Li Tzy Wu
    Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research at RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:180-2. 2004
    ..Untreated addictive and psychiatric problems are costly to society. Underinsurance among socially disadvantaged subgroups deserves greater attention from researchers and policy makers...
  68. pmc Injection drug use among stimulant users in a national sample
    Li Tzy Wu
    Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research, RTI International, P G Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:61-83. 2004
    ..Factors related to the cessation of illicit drug use and substance abuse service utilization were also determined among a subsample of stimulant users who reported IDU...
  69. pmc Alcohol dependence and use of treatment services among women in the community
    Li Tzy Wu
    Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research, RTI International, P O Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1790-7. 2004
    ..This study examined the extent and characteristics of alcohol dependence and the perceived need for and use of alcohol treatment services among women compared with men in a nonclinical sample of adults 18-64 years of age...
  70. pmc Use of substance abuse services by young uninsured american adults
    Li Tzy Wu
    Behavioral Health Research Division of RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:946-53. 2005
    ..This study examined the prevalence and correlates of substance abuse service use among uninsured young adults aged 18 to 34 years (N=24,282)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Inhalant use among incarcerated adolescents in the United States: prevalence, characteristics, and correlates of use
    Matthew O Howard
    School of Social Work, 325 Pittsboro, CB 3550, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:197-209. 2008
    ..To characterize patterns and correlates of inhalant use among incarcerated youth...
  72. ncbi request reprint Cocaine use and the occurrence of panic attacks in the community: a case-crossover approach
    Megan S O'Brien
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg, School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:285-97. 2005
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