self medication

Summary

Summary: The self administration of medication not prescribed by a physician or in a manner not directed by a physician.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Herbal, prescribed, and over-the-counter drug use in older women: prevalence of drug interactions
    Saunjoo L Yoon
    University of Florida College of Nursing, Gainesville, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 27:118-29. 2006
  2. ncbi Self-reported medication use among adolescents in Kuwait
    Eman Abahussain
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 14:161-4. 2005
  3. ncbi Self-medication practices with antibiotics and antimalarials among Sudanese undergraduate university students
    Abdelmoneim I Awad
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1249-55. 2007
  4. ncbi Self-medication amongst university students of Karachi: prevalence, knowledge and attitudes
    Syed Nabeel Zafar
    Aga Khan University, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 58:214-7. 2008
  5. ncbi Self-medication with antibiotics in a Swedish general population
    Emma Svensson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:450-2. 2004
  6. ncbi Rational antibiotic use and academic staff
    A Cagri Buke
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, Bornova Izmir, Turkey
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 21:63-6. 2003
  7. ncbi Nicotine use in schizophrenia: the self medication hypotheses
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:1021-34. 2005
  8. doi Determinants of self-medication with antibiotics in Europe: the impact of beliefs, country wealth and the healthcare system
    Larissa Grigoryan
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:1172-9. 2008
  9. doi Assessment of drug use among pregnant women in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Binyam Kebede
    Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:462-8. 2009
  10. pmc Factors associated with medicine use and self medication are different in adolescents
    Augusto César Ferreira de Moraes
    Children s Institute, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:1149-55. 2011

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  1. ncbi Herbal, prescribed, and over-the-counter drug use in older women: prevalence of drug interactions
    Saunjoo L Yoon
    University of Florida College of Nursing, Gainesville, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 27:118-29. 2006
    ..It is imperative that health care providers identify all prescribed, OTC, and herbal drugs taken by their patients and assess all interactions in order to avoid the possibility of adverse drug effects...
  2. ncbi Self-reported medication use among adolescents in Kuwait
    Eman Abahussain
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 14:161-4. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe and examine the pattern of medication use, including age and gender differences among adolescents in Kuwait, and to establish the sources of information on medicines in this age group...
  3. ncbi Self-medication practices with antibiotics and antimalarials among Sudanese undergraduate university students
    Abdelmoneim I Awad
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1249-55. 2007
    ..In many developing countries, up to 60-80% of health problems are self-medicated...
  4. ncbi Self-medication amongst university students of Karachi: prevalence, knowledge and attitudes
    Syed Nabeel Zafar
    Aga Khan University, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 58:214-7. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence, attitude and knowledge of self-medication amongst university students of Karachi, Pakistan...
  5. ncbi Self-medication with antibiotics in a Swedish general population
    Emma Svensson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:450-2. 2004
    ..The antibiotics used were in all but 3 cases reported to have been obtained with a prescription. Thus, prescribers are the primary target for interventions to optimize antibiotic use...
  6. ncbi Rational antibiotic use and academic staff
    A Cagri Buke
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, Bornova Izmir, Turkey
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 21:63-6. 2003
    ..It is concluded that priority should be given to knowledge-based behaviour education programmes for the more highly educated community; there must also be restriction on the sale of antibiotics without prescription...
  7. ncbi Nicotine use in schizophrenia: the self medication hypotheses
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:1021-34. 2005
    ....
  8. doi Determinants of self-medication with antibiotics in Europe: the impact of beliefs, country wealth and the healthcare system
    Larissa Grigoryan
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:1172-9. 2008
    ..We studied the impact of predisposing factors (e.g. attitudes and knowledge concerning antibiotic use and self-medication) and enabling factors (country wealth and healthcare system factors) on self-medication with antibiotics in Europe...
  9. doi Assessment of drug use among pregnant women in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Binyam Kebede
    Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:462-8. 2009
    ..To assess the drug use among antenatal care (ANC) attendant pregnant women in Addis Ababa...
  10. pmc Factors associated with medicine use and self medication are different in adolescents
    Augusto César Ferreira de Moraes
    Children s Institute, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:1149-55. 2011
    ....
  11. doi Self-medication among healthcare and non-healthcare students at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Zalika Klemenc-Ketis
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical School, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Med Princ Pract 19:395-401. 2010
    ..To determine the incidence of self-medication among University of Ljubljana students and the effect of the type of curriculum on the pattern of self-medication...
  12. pmc Self-medication among children and adolescents in Germany: results of the National Health Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)
    Yong Du
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Monitoring, Division of Non Communicable Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, D 12101 Berlin, Germany
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 68:599-608. 2009
    ..The aim was to investigate the prevalence and correlates of self-medication use among non-institutionalized children in Germany, focusing on the paediatric self-medications that are most frequently used...
  13. doi The use during pregnancy of prescription, over-the-counter, and alternative medications among Hispanic women
    Jennifer Bercaw
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Birth 37:211-8. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi Patterns of use and public perception of over-the-counter pain relievers: focus on nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs
    C Mel Wilcox
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:2218-24. 2005
    ..To assess the frequency and indications for over-the-counter (OTC) nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) use and to what degree the public is aware of their side effects...
  15. ncbi Indigenous healing practices and self-medication amongst pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa
    Naeemah Abrahams
    Gender and Health Research Group, South African Medical Research Council, P O Box 19070, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    Afr J Reprod Health 6:79-86. 2002
    ..There is, therefore, an urgent need to bridge the gap between orthodox and indigenous medical systems through reciprocal learning and by acknowledging each other's roles...
  16. ncbi Irrational use of antibiotics among university students
    Cagri Buke
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, Bornova, 35110 Izmir, Turkey
    J Infect 51:135-9. 2005
    ..The aim of the presented study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitude and behaviour of antibiotic usage in the student groups of a University in a country where the antibiotics are taken without prescriptions...
  17. ncbi Self-medication with antibiotics in Lithuania
    Ausra Berzanskyte
    Department of Public Health Research, Institute of Hygiene, Vilnius, Lithuania
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 19:246-53. 2006
    ..This study was performed to estimate the prevalence of antibiotic use in the general population of Lithuania with special interest in self-medication with antibiotics and sources of their acquisition...
  18. ncbi Drug utilisation and self-medication in rural communities in Vietnam
    Junko Okumura
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 54:1875-86. 2002
    ..More attention should be given to consumers and patients as the ultimate users of drugs so that they can access accurate information, assess the reliability of information and ask necessary questions...
  19. pmc Managing osteoarthritis. Medication use among seniors in the community
    Beverley Lawson
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can Fam Physician 50:1664-70. 2004
    ..To determine what types of medication seniors in the community were using to manage osteoarthritis (OA)...
  20. ncbi Evaluation of the knowledge, attitude and practice of self-medication among first-year medical students
    Henry James
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
    Med Princ Pract 15:270-5. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the knowledge, attitude and practice of self-medication among first-year medical students of the Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain...
  21. ncbi Family self-medication and antibiotics abuse for children and juveniles in a Chinese city
    P Bi
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, The University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 50:1445-50. 2000
    ..7%. Logistic regression analysis showed that there were significant associations between self-medication and payment of the mother's medical fees by employers, severity of diseases as well as the mother's educational level...
  22. ncbi Factors influencing the pattern of self-medication in an adult Nigerian population
    A O Afolabi
    Department of Dental Services, Federal Medical Centre, OWO, Ondo State, Nigeria
    Ann Afr Med 7:120-7. 2008
    ..This informed the conduct of this study to determine the major factors that influence the pattern of self medication in a population of market women in Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos, Nigeria.
  23. pmc Self-medication with antibiotics for the treatment of menstrual symptoms in Southwest Nigeria: a cross-sectional study
    Amy R Sapkota
    Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health, University of Maryland College Park, School of Public Health, College Park, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:610. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of self-medication with antibiotics for the treatment of menstrual symptoms among university women in Southwest Nigeria...
  24. ncbi [A study of self-medication in a neighborhood in Bogotá]
    Jose J Lopez
    Departamento de Farmacia, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 11:432-42. 2009
    ..Establishing the prevalence of people living in the Suba district of Bogotá using medication at their own risk and determining the factors related to it...
  25. ncbi Medicine use among adolescents: the 11-year follow-up of the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Andrea D Bertoldi
    Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Av Unisinos 950, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1945-53. 2010
    ..A direct association was observed between maternal use of hypnotic drugs and sedatives and adolescent medicine use. It is essential to implement educational policies aimed at promoting rational use of medicines by adolescents...
  26. ncbi Dysmenorrhea among Japanese women
    S Ohde
    Clinical Practice Evaluation and Research Center, St Luke s Life Science Institute, St Luke s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:13-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the epidemiology of dysmenorrhea in Japanese women of menstrual age...
  27. doi Over-the-counter medication and herbal or dietary supplement use in college: dose frequency and relationship to self-reported distress
    Michael J Stasio
    Psychology Department, University of Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    J Am Coll Health 56:535-47. 2008
    ..There is concern about the efficacy and safety of these products, particularly because students appear to use them at a higher rate than does the general public...
  28. pmc Antimicrobial drugs in the home, United Kingdom
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1523-6. 2006
    ..Of respondents with leftover drugs, 44% kept them in case of future need, and 18% had taken these drugs without medical advice...
  29. doi Sex--differences on self-medication in Spain
    Pilar Carrasco-Garrido
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Rey Juan Carlos University, Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:1293-9. 2010
    ..This study mainly aimed at describing the factors associated with self-medicated consumption of drugs in Spain from a gender perspective...
  30. ncbi Utilization of antimicrobial agents with and without prescription by out-patients in selected pharmacies in South-eastern Nigeria
    Charles Okey Esimone
    Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 410001, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Pharm World Sci 29:655-60. 2007
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  31. ncbi [Self-medication and health academic staff]
    Daniela Silva de Aquino
    Departamento de Farmacia, Faculdades Integradas da Vitória de Santo Antão, Recife, PE, 50610 000
    Cien Saude Colet 15:2533-8. 2010
    ..9%) and the main reason was pain (30.5%). The drug utilization among academic students in Recife City is high but it is inside the parameter according to others analysis. However we have expected a low and more rationalized utilization...
  32. ncbi The inventory of antibiotics in Russian home medicine cabinets
    L S Stratchounski
    Institute of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Smolensk State Medical Academy, Smolensk, Russia
    Clin Infect Dis 37:498-505. 2003
    ..8%), intestinal disorders (11.3%), fever (9%), and sore throat (6.8%). According to this study, antibiotics are widely stocked among the general population in Russia, and people use antibiotics in an uncontrolled and imprudent manner...
  33. ncbi [Self-medication in adolescence: a challenge to health education]
    Ilane Magalhães Silva
    Universidade de Fortaleza, Fortaleza, CE 60811 341
    Cien Saude Colet 16:1651-60. 2011
    ....
  34. ncbi A descriptive study of self-medication practices among Palestinian medical and nonmedical university students
    Ansam F Sawalha
    An Najah National University, Pharmacology Toxicology, Nablus, West Bank, 972, Palestine
    Res Social Adm Pharm 4:164-72. 2008
    ..The implications of self-medication practices are increasingly recognized around the world; however, little has been reported on the extent of self-medication practiced in Palestine...
  35. ncbi Patterns of prescription and self-medication for treating primary dysmenorrhea in a Mexican population
    Mario I Ortiz
    Laboratorio de Farmacología Del Area Académica de Medicina del Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico
    Proc West Pharmacol Soc 50:165-7. 2007
    ..5%), paracetamol (5.6%) butylhyoscine alone (4%) and ibuprofen (4%). Our data suggest that dysmenorrheic women use numerous drugs by self-medication for pain but infrequently accessed formal medical care...
  36. pmc Attitude and use of herbal medicines among pregnant women in Nigeria
    Titilayo O Fakeye
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Administration, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:53. 2009
    ..The use of herbal medicines among pregnant women in Nigeria has not been widely studied...
  37. ncbi Medicine use from birth to age two years: the 2004 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort study
    Edilson Almeida de Oliveira
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:591-600. 2010
    ..To describe medicine use by children at three, 12 and 24 months of age...
  38. doi Self-medication with antibiotics in Jordanian population
    Sayer I Al-Azzam
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 20:373-80. 2007
    ..A survey was conducted to estimate the prevalence of self-medication with antibiotics in Jordan and evaluate the factors associated with antibiotic misuse...
  39. ncbi Content of home pharmacies and self-medication practices in households of pharmacy and medical students in Zagreb, Croatia: findings in 2001 with a reference to 1977
    Vedrana Aljinović-Vucić
    Laboratory for Neuropharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, Zagreb University School of Medicine, Salata 11, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 46:74-80. 2005
    ..To evaluate the content of household drug supplies and self-medication practice among medical and pharmacy students at Zagreb University in 2001, and to relate the findings to a previous survey in 1977...
  40. ncbi Self medication practices among workers in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria
    E A Bamgboye
    Department of Epidemiology, Medical Statistics and Environmental Health, Faculty of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Afr J Med Med Sci 35:411-5. 2006
    Studies in most developing countries revealed (70-95%) of illnesses are treated through self medication. Poor accessibility to medical services have been associated with this practice...
  41. ncbi Is medicine use in adolescence risk behavior? Cross-sectional survey of school-aged children from 11 to 15
    Anette Andersen
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Adolesc Health 39:362-6. 2006
    ..To examine the association between smoking, drunkenness, and medicine use for headache, stomachache, difficulties in getting to sleep, and nervousness in a representative sample of 11- to 15-year-old school-aged children...
  42. pmc Public perception on the role of community pharmacists in self-medication and self-care in Hong Kong
    Joyce H You
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 11:19. 2011
    ..This study was to examine Hong Kong public knowledge, attitudes and behaviours regarding self-medication, self-care and the role of pharmacists in self-care...
  43. ncbi Home medicine chests and their relationship with self-medication in children and adolescents
    Francis S V Tourinho
    Departamento de Pediatria, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 84:416-22. 2008
    ..To investigate the contents of home medicine chests and their relationship with self-medication in children and adolescents in the towns of Limeira and Piracicaba, SP, Brazil...
  44. ncbi Self-medication in children and adolescents
    Francis S V T Pereira
    Departamento de Farmacologia, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas FCM, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 83:453-8. 2007
    ....
  45. pmc Self-medication with antimicrobial drugs in Europe
    Larissa Grigoryan
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:452-9. 2006
    ..Younger age, higher education, and presence of a chronic disease were associated with higher rates of self-medication. Attempts to reduce inappropriate self-medication should target prescribers, pharmacists, and the general public...
  46. ncbi Dangers of self-prescribing and prescribing for family members
    Marilyn Price
    The Law and Behavioral Health Program, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Health R I 90:178-81. 2007
  47. doi The use of nonprescription medicines among elderly patients with chronic illness and their need for pharmacist interventions
    Kyrillos Guirguis
    Outreach Medication Review OMR Program, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Consult Pharm 25:433-9. 2010
    ..This study examines the prevalence of OTC/CM products used among chronically ill elderly patients and the types of pharmacist interventions the patients need. Gender differences were also investigated...
  48. ncbi Polypharmacy in a headache centre population
    L N Oates
    John R. Graham Headache Centre, Faulkner Hospital, Boston, Mass. 02130
    Headache 33:436-8. 1993
    ..Thirty-one different medications were named by patients for a mix of diagnoses...
  49. ncbi Traditional medicine in Bulamogi county, Uganda: its practitioners, users and viability
    J R S Tabuti
    Department of Biology and Nature Conservation IBN, Agricultural University of Norway, P O Box 5014, N 1432 As, Norway
    J Ethnopharmacol 85:119-29. 2003
    ..Some effort has been taken to recognise and integrate TM into the mainstream health care delivery system of Uganda...
  50. ncbi [Prevalence and factors associated with self-medication: the Bambuí health survey]
    Antônio Ignácio de Loyola Filho
    Núcleo de Estudos em Saúde Pública e Envelhecimento NESPE, Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou da Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 36:55-62. 2002
    ..A population-based study was carried out in the municipality of Bambuí, Brazil (population: approx. 15,000 inhabitants), to determine the prevalence of self-medication and its associated factors...
  51. pmc Antimicrobial self medication for reproductive tract infections in two provinces in Lao People's Democratic Republic
    A Sihavong
    IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 82:182-6. 2006
    To describe antimicrobial self medication for reproductive tract infections (RTI) including sexually transmitted infections (STI), and to explore the understanding and use of health information among the adult population self medicating ..
  52. ncbi Self-medication: from European regulatory directives to therapeutic strategy
    Jean Francois Bergmann
    Service de Medecine Interne, Hopital Lariboisiere, 2, rue Ambroise Pare, 75475 Paris Cedex 10, France
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 17:275-80. 2003
    ..and describes some situations where specific clinical trials are needed for a new drug to be registered as a self medication. These drugs not only have to offer a very positive safety profile but also a well-established level of ..
  53. ncbi Societal perspectives on over-the-counter (OTC) medicines
    Mayyada Wazaify
    Department of Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Fam Pract 22:170-6. 2005
    ..Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are increasingly used for self-medication, but such products can be misused/abused...
  54. ncbi International survey of self-reported medicine use among adolescents
    Ebba H Hansen
    Pharmaceutical University of Denmark, Department of Social Pharmacy, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Pharmacother 37:361-6. 2003
    ..To examine gender, age, and country variations in adolescents' self-reported medicine use...
  55. pmc Self-medication with antibiotics in rural population in Greece: a cross-sectional multicenter study
    Eystathios Skliros
    3rd Department of Internal Medicine and Center of Diabetes, General Hospital of Nikaia Ag, Panteleimon, Piraeus, Greecee
    BMC Fam Pract 11:58. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to estimate the use of antibiotics, without medical prescription, in a sample of rural population presenting in primary care in southern Greece...
  56. pmc Self-treatment of malaria in a rural area of western Kenya
    T K Ruebush
    Division of Parasitic Diseases F 22, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Chamblee, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 73:229-36. 1995
    ..Greatly increased attention should be paid to the role of home treatment of malaria when policies are being developed for the management of febrile illnesses in sub-Saharan Africa...
  57. pmc Self-medication and non-doctor prescription practices in Pokhara valley, Western Nepal: a questionnaire-based study
    P R Shankar
    Department of Pharmacology, Manipal College of Medical Sciences Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Fam Pract 3:17. 2002
    ..Complementary and alternative medications, especially herbs, are also commonly used. There are few studies on the use of these medications in Pokhara Valley, Western Nepal...
  58. ncbi A survey of primary care physicians' perceptions of their patients' use of complementary medicine
    S M Giveon
    General Sick Fund, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Complement Ther Med 11:254-60. 2003
    ..To study the perceptions and attitudes of primary care physicians concerning their patients' use of complementary medicine...
  59. ncbi Self-medication with antibiotics--does it really happen in Europe?
    Minna Heleena Väänänen
    Division of Social Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Viikinkaari 5 E, PL 56 Helsinki, Finland
    Health Policy 77:166-71. 2006
    ..The data were collected by a survey in the Costa del Sol region, Spain during 2002 by using a convenience sample of 1000 Finns living permanently in the area (response rate 53%, n=530)...
  60. ncbi Improving malaria home treatment by training drug retailers in rural Kenya
    V M Marsh
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 9:451-60. 2004
    ..These findings strongly support the inclusion of private drug retailers in control strategies aiming to improve prompt effective treatment of malaria...
  61. ncbi CAM use among older adults age 65 or older with hypertension in the United States: general use and disease treatment
    Ronny A Bell
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:903-9. 2006
    ..Although a number of antihypertensive therapies are currently available, adherence and control are low. The purpose of this study was to assess the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among older adults with HT...
  62. ncbi An experimental study of leaf swallowing in captive chimpanzees: insights into the origin of a self-medicative behavior and the role of social learning
    Michael A Huffman
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, 41 2 Kanrin, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 45:113-8. 2004
    ..This study provides support for the hypothesis that leaf swallowing originated in the wild from opportunistic feeding behavior and was later passed down in the form of a self-medicative behavioral tradition...
  63. ncbi Self-medication with antibiotics and antimalarials in the community of Khartoum State, Sudan
    Abdelmoneim Awad
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University Safat, Kuwait
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 8:326-31. 2005
    To estimate the prevalence of self medication with antibiotics and antimalarials in Khartoum State, Sudan and evaluate factors associated with self medication.
  64. ncbi Community consumption of antibacterial drugs within the Jordanian population: sources, patterns and appropriateness
    Amal G Al-Bakri
    Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 26:389-95. 2005
    ....
  65. ncbi Patterns of antibiotic use in the community in Denmark
    Mark Muscat
    National Centre of Antimicrobials and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:597-603. 2006
    ..While the existing legal framework preventing over-the-counter dispensation of antibiotics must be maintained, our results show that, in Denmark, interventions to optimize antibiotic use should primarily focus on the prescribers...
  66. ncbi Editorial: Should artemisinin-based combination treatment be used in the home-based management of malaria?
    U D'Alessandro
    Trop Med Int Health 10:1-2. 2005
  67. pmc Use of over-the-counter malaria medicines in children and adults in three districts in Kenya: implications for private medicine retailer interventions
    Timothy O Abuya
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
    Malar J 6:57. 2007
    ..Data on adult use of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines is limited. This study aimed to assess childhood and adult patterns of OTC medicine use to inform national medicine retailer programmes in Kenya and other similar settings...
  68. ncbi The general public's perceptions and use of antimicrobials in Trinidad and Tobago
    Neeta Parimi
    Bishop Anstey High School, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 12:11-8. 2002
    ..To determine the general public's perceptions and use of antibiotics in Trinidad and Tobago, a two-island republic in the Caribbean...
  69. ncbi Over-the-counter acquisition of antibiotics in the Maltese general population
    Michael A Borg
    Infection Control Unit, St Luke s Hospital, MSD 07, Guardamangia, Malta
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 20:253-7. 2002
    ..The study indicates the need for an educational campaign on proper antibiotic use amongst the Maltese general public...
  70. ncbi Factors associated with herbal therapy use by adults in the United States
    Paula Gardiner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 13:22-9. 2007
    ..To examine the patterns of herbal therapy use among adults in the United States and to describe factors associated with herb use...
  71. ncbi Oral antibiotic use without consulting a physician: a survey of ED patients
    P B Richman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ 07962, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 19:57-60. 2001
    ..Further study is warranted to examine whether local patterns of outpatient self-prescribing affect community oral antibiotic resistance...
  72. ncbi Self-treatment for malaria: the evidence and methodological issues
    S C McCombie
    Department of Anthropology and Geography, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303 3083, USA
    Health Policy Plan 17:333-44. 2002
    ..Each treatment step should be considered in terms of four levels of analysis: who provided the treatment or advice, what the treatment was, where it was obtained and when it was taken in relationship to onset of illness...
  73. ncbi Self-medication profile of dental patients in Ondo State, Nigeria
    A O Afolabi
    Department of Dental Services, Federal Medical Centre, OWO, Ondo State, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 19:96-103. 2010
    The practice of self medication has been extensively researched but there is dearth of information about its modality among dental patients in developing countries...
  74. ncbi Children and medicines: self-treatment of common illnesses among Luo schoolchildren in western Kenya
    P W Geissler
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Charlottenlund
    Soc Sci Med 50:1771-83. 2000
    ..Throughout primary school age Kenyan children are growing into a pluralistic medical practice, integrating Western pharmaceuticals into the local herbal medical system, and gradually become autonomous agents in their health care...
  75. ncbi Self-medication with over-the-counter drugs among elderly adults
    Emelia P Amoako
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, School of Nursing, P O Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 29:10-5. 2003
    ..This makes it necessary for all nurses and other clinicians providing health care to older adults to intensify efforts to educate and guard these patients and ensure appropriate use of OTC drugs...
  76. ncbi Physicians' utilization of health care
    T J Wachtel
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:261-5. 1995
    ..Physicians appear to be low users of formal services overall, but high users of preventive care...
  77. pmc Pricing, distribution, and use of antimalarial drugs
    S D Foster
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 69:349-63. 1991
    ....
  78. pmc Nonprescribed antimicrobial drugs in Latino community, South Carolina
    Arch G Mainous
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:883-8. 2005
    ..Many persons within the Latino community self-medicate with antimicrobial drugs obtained without a prescription both inside and outside the United States, which adds to the reservoir of antimicrobial drugs in the United States...
  79. ncbi Early treatment of childhood fevers with pre-packaged antimalarial drugs in the home reduces severe malaria morbidity in Burkina Faso
    Sodiomon Bienvenu Sirima
    Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ministere de la Sante, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 8:133-9. 2003
    ....
  80. ncbi Antibiotic use for the treatment of upper respiratory infections in a diverse community
    M D McKee
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:993-6. 1999
    ..The purpose of our project was to assess beliefs, care-seeking behavior, use of antibiotics, and means of obtaining antibiotics for the treatment of URIs among different ethnic groups in an urban community...
  81. ncbi Is self-medication with antibiotics in Europe driven by prescribed use?
    Larissa Grigoryan
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Antimicrob Chemother 59:152-6. 2007
    ..One of the triggers for using self-medication may be past experience with antibiotics prescribed by health professionals. We examined the association between prescribed use and self-medication with antibiotics...
  82. pmc Self-prescribing among young Norwegian doctors: a nine-year follow-up study of a nationwide sample
    Erlend Hem
    Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, PO Box 1111 Blindern, NO 0317 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med 3:16. 2005
    ..Self-prescribing among doctors is common, but no longitudinal studies have documented this issue. We studied the self-prescribing behaviour among young Norwegian physicians and the predictors of self-prescribing...
  83. ncbi [Therapeutic itinerary of poor patients in Benin (poverty and health care)]
    Edgard Marius Ouendo
    Unite de Recherche, Institut Régional de Santé Publique, Ouidah, Benin
    Trop Med Int Health 10:179-86. 2005
    ..There is great risk of excluding the poor in a system where patients are charged for medical care. Our objective was to identify the stages of the therapeutic itinerary of poor and nonpoor patients in case of illness...
  84. pmc Increased personal medication use among Finnish physicians from 1986 to 1997
    Saara Töyry
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Gen Pract 54:44-6. 2004
    ..001). Among the general practitioners working in the public sector, the increase was from 31.2% to 49.3%. Gastrointestinal diseases (74%), asthma (63%) and mental disorders (62%) were the most commonly self-medicated conditions in 1997...
  85. ncbi [Oral health care practices in Abidjan]
    M Samba
    Departement de sante publique, UFR d Odonto Stomatologie Abidjan, 22 BP 612 Abidjan 22
    Odontostomatol Trop 27:37-40. 2004
    ..The lack of financial means constitutes however the first obstacle at the accessibility to the oral care in Ivory Coast...
  86. ncbi Consumers appropriately self-treat based on labeling for over-the-counter hydrocortisone
    Charles N Ellis
    Department of Dermatology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0314, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:41-51. 2005
    ..The safety and efficacy of such products are well documented, but details on patterns of use and self-treatment with HC in the OTC environment remain scarce...
  87. ncbi Rural Vincentians' (Caribbean) beliefs about the usage of non-prescribable medicines for treating Type 2 diabetes
    M C Moss
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Glasgow, 59 Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow G12 8LW, Scotland, UK
    Diabet Med 22:1492-6. 2005
    ..To explore beliefs among persons in St. Vincent, a rural Caribbean Community, regarding the usage of non-prescribable medicines for treating Type 2 diabetes...
  88. ncbi Non-prescription medicines: prescribing legislation
    Alan Nathan
    Proprietary Association of Great Britain
    Nurs Stand 19:41-5. 2005
    ..Changes in legislation towards increased availability of medicines that do not require prescription are covered and the implications for at-risk groups are discussed. A table of minor ailments and their principal treatments is provided...
  89. ncbi Users and utilization patterns of over-the-counter acid inhibitors and antacids in The Netherlands
    Evelyn P M van Vliet
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:662-8. 2008
    ..We also studied factors that were associated with the substitution of OTC acid inhibitors or antacid use for consultation with a GP...
  90. doi Self-medication practices among diabetic patients in Kuwait
    Abdelmoneim Awad
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy, Health Sciences Centre, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 17:315-20. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of self-medication with proprietary medicines and/or herbs among diabetic patients and evaluate factors associated with self-medication among diabetic patients...
  91. ncbi Caregivers' perspectives when evaluating nonprescription medication utilization in children
    Lea S Eiland
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Division of Pediatrics, Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:578-87. 2008
    ..Health care professionals should be knowledgeable on the appropriate use of medication. There is a significant need to question and to educate caregivers on nonprescription medication use in children...
  92. pmc Topical steroid abuse: its use as a depigmenting agent
    Edith Nnoruka
    Subdepartment of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:934-9. 2006
    ..This may suggest that discontinuation is impossible...
  93. ncbi The prevalence and pattern of complementary and alternative supplement use in individuals with chronic heart failure
    Suzanna M Zick
    Department of Family Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    J Card Fail 11:586-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this survey was to characterize the prevalence, pattern, and reasons for use of CAM supplements among those with CHF...
  94. ncbi The Internet as a research tool in complementary and alternative medicine: a pilot study
    Windsor Ting
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, College of Physicians and Surgeions, Columbia University, NY, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 8:84-6. 2002
    ..The Internet is a potential tool to reach consumers of CAM for research purposes. The study design requires modification, and the findings need cautious interpretation for further research using the Internet as a venue...
  95. ncbi Use of nonprescription medications for perceived cardiovascular health
    Margaret B Artz
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Health Systems, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:78-81. 2006
    ....
  96. ncbi Effect of reading additional safety information on planned use of over-the-counter analgesics
    Deborah Dillon McDonald
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 9026, USA
    Public Health Nurs 24:230-8. 2007
    ....
  97. ncbi Reasons for the use of mild analgesics among English students
    David P French
    Applied Research Centre in Health and Lifestyle Interventions, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Whitefriars Building, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    Pharm World Sci 30:79-85. 2008
    ....
  98. ncbi Anticholinergic medications: use among older adults with memory problems
    Rachel F Kemper
    Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbia, Ohio, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:21-9; quiz 30-1. 2007
    ..These findings demonstrate an ongoing opportunity for nurses to educate health care providers, as well as consumers, regarding the dangers of these medications...
  99. ncbi Differences in perceived risks and benefits of herbal, over-the-counter conventional, and prescribed conventional, medicines, and the implications of this for the safe and effective use of herbal products
    Natalie Lynch
    School of Psychology, University of Reading, UK
    Complement Ther Med 15:84-91. 2007
    ....
  100. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of polypharmacy among older primary care patients in Germany
    U Junius-Walker
    Department of General Practice, Hannover Medical School, D 30623 Hannover, Germany
    Fam Pract 24:14-9. 2007
    ..Older people consume an increasing amount of medication. Polypharmacy is associated with an elevated risk of adverse health outcomes resulting in hospitalizations and sometimes death...
  101. ncbi Nurse educational activity on non-prescription therapies in patients with chronic heart failure
    Elena Dal Corso
    Divisione Clinicizzata di Cardiologia Azienda Ospedaliera Istituti Ospitalieri Verona Piazzale Stefani 1 37126 Verona, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:314-20. 2007
    ..Notwithstanding the polypharmacy required for heart failure therapy, many patients use non-prescription therapies, including alternative medicines, herbal remedies, integrators and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs...

Research Grants73

  1. Cannabis and Schizophrenia: Self-Medication and Agonist Treatment?
    Alan Green; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finding medications that may be able to limit cannabis use and thereby reduce adverse outcomes in patients with schizophrenia is of great public health importance. ..
  2. Latin American Center for Malaria Research and Control
    SOCRATES HERRERA VALENCIA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..RELEVANCE: Identify the relationship between environmental factors, parasite characteristics, household conditions and the malaria prevalence related to the epidemiology and clinical findings. ..
  3. Evaluation of Hearing Loss in Farmworkers, Texas- Mexico Border Area
    Martha S Vela Acosta; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data analysis will include demographics, work history, noise and pesticide exposures, self medication, and the Spanish version of the Hearing Ability Survey (HAS)...
  4. Epidemiology of Malaria Transmission in Low to Moderate Settings of Latin America
    SOCRATES HERRERA VALENCIA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Such network will allow supporting current efforts directed to develop population models to quantify disease dynamics and malaria risk-maps to support MOH elimination activities. ..
  5. Food Reward and Stress
    YVONNE MICHELLE ULRICH-LAI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  6. Targeting CO2 levels in breathing training for asthma
    THOMAS EKKEHARD contact RITZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patients will participate in a four-week intervention with five training sessions and breathing home exercises, which is expected to improve their asthma control and well-being. ..
  7. Targeting CO2 levels in breathing training for asthma
    Thomas Ritz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Patients will participate in a four-week intervention with five training sessions and breathing home exercises, which is expected to improve their asthma control and well-being. ..
  8. Reducing Adverse Self-Medication Behaviors in Older Adults with Hypertension
    Patricia Neafsey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Healthcare utilization will be compared between the 2 groups after 52 weeks and a cost-benefit analysis conducted. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Reducing Adverse Self-Medication Behaviors in Older Adults with Hypertension
    Patricia Neafsey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Healthcare utilization will be compared between the 2 groups after 52 weeks and a cost-benefit analysis conducted. ..
  10. Reducing Adverse Self-Medication Behaviors in Older Adults with Hypertension
    Patricia Neafsey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Healthcare utilization will be compared between the 2 groups after 52 weeks and a cost-benefit analysis conducted. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. EMOTIONAL CONTROL OF SEDATIVE SELF-MEDICATION IN PTSD
    JOHN CASADA; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..More importantly, the data also will provide practical information for the clinical treatment of PTSD patients and others with anxiety who may be at risk for abusing prescription anxiolytics or alcohol. ..
  12. EMOTIONAL CONTROL OF SEDATIVE SELF-MEDICATION IN PTSD
    JOHN CASADA; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..More importantly, the data also will provide practical information for the clinical treatment of PTSD patients and others with anxiety who may be at risk for abusing prescription anxiolytics or alcohol. ..
  13. EMOTIONAL CONTROL OF SEDATIVE SELF-MEDICATION IN PTSD
    JOHN CASADA; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..More importantly, the data also will provide practical information for the clinical treatment of PTSD patients and others with anxiety who may be at risk for abusing prescription anxiolytics or alcohol. ..
  14. Dietary Isoflavones, Tamoxifen, and Tumor Growth
    William Helferich; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Dietary Isoflavones, Tamoxifen, and Tumor Growth
    William Helferich; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Dietary Isoflavones, Tamoxifen, and Tumor Growth
    William Helferich; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Dietary Isoflavones, Tamoxifen, and Tumor Growth
    William Helferich; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Cannabis and Schizophrenia: Self-Medication and Agonist Treatment?
    Alan I Green; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Finding medications that may be able to limit cannabis use and thereby reduce adverse outcomes in patients with schizophrenia is of great public health importance. ..
  19. ECONOMIC CONDITIONS AND DRINKING BEHAVIOR
    CHRISTOPHER RUHM; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..It will also supply new information on the costs and benefits of macroeconomic stabilization policies and on the interrelationships between the economic and psychological determinants of health. ..
  20. ECONOMIC CONDITIONS AND DRINKING BEHAVIOR
    CHRISTOPHER RUHM; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..It will also supply new information on the costs and benefits of macroeconomic stabilization policies and on the interrelationships between the economic and psychological determinants of health. ..
  21. REINFORCING EFFECTS OF BENZODIAZEPINES IN ANXIETY
    John Roache; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  22. REINFORCING EFFECTS OF BENZODIAZEPINES IN ANXIETY
    John Roache; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  23. Pilot--Psychosocial predictors of smoking across cultures
    Elahe Nezami; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Cultures also can effect the use of smoking for self medication. Since depression is often somatosized in certain Asian and Middle Eastern cultures, smoking to self-medicate ..
  24. Nicotine, Biogenic Amines and Depression
    Yousef Tizabi; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The information provided by these studies will significantly advanced our understanding of biological substrates of depression and can lead to novel pharmacotherapies for this disorder...
  25. A Daily Process Examination of Alcohol Use and PTSD in Female College Students
    Debra Kaysen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Alpha-Tocopherol Modulation of Xenobiotic Metabolism
    Maret Traber; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We believe that our findings may well have a significant impact on current self-medication practices of the millions of Americans currently taking prescription drugs and vitamin E supplements. ..
  27. Alpha-Tocopherol Modulation of Xenobiotic Metabolism
    Maret Traber; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We believe that our findings may well have a significant impact on current self-medication practices of the millions of Americans currently taking prescription drugs and vitamin E supplements. ..
  28. Nicotine, Neurotrophins and Depression
    Yousef Tizabi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings may also facilitate the development and evaluation of novel antidepressants and/or compounds useful in smoking cessation. ..
  29. Alpha-Tocopherol Modulation of Xenobiotic Metabolism
    Maret Traber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We believe that our findings may well have a significant impact on current self-medication practices of the millions of Americans currently taking prescription drugs and vitamin E supplements. ..
  30. National Social Life, Health and Aging Project
    LINDA WAITE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..C. Ascertain older adults' perceptions about the relationship of sexuality to health and their needs for physician-patient communication and health care services in this domain. ..
  31. National Social Life, Health and Aging Project
    LINDA WAITE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..C) Ascertain older adults' perceptions about the relationship of sexuality to health and their needs for physician-patient communication and health care services in this domain. ..
  32. National Social Life, Health and Aging Project
    LINDA WAITE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..C) Ascertain older adults' perceptions about the relationship of sexuality to health and their needs for physician-patient communication and health care services in this domain. ..
  33. National Social Life, Health and Aging Project
    LINDA WAITE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..C) Ascertain older adults' perceptions about the relationship of sexuality to health and their needs for physician-patient communication and health care services in this domain. ..
  34. National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (RMI)
    LINDA WAITE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..C) Ascertain older adults' perceptions about the relationship of sexuality to health and their needs for physician-patient communication and health care services in this domain. ..
  35. National Social Life, Health and Aging Project
    LINDA WAITE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..C) Ascertain older adults' perceptions about the relationship of sexuality to health and their needs for physician-patient communication and health care services in this domain. ..
  36. National Social Life, Health and Aging Project
    LINDA WAITE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..C) Ascertain older adults' perceptions about the relationship of sexuality to health and their needs for physician-patient communication and health care services in this domain. ..
  37. National Social Life, Health and Aging Project
    LINDA WAITE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..C) Ascertain older adults' perceptions about the relationship of sexuality to health and their needs for physician-patient communication and health care services in this domain. ..
  38. National Social Life, Health and Aging Project
    LINDA WAITE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..C) Ascertain older adults' perceptions about the relationship of sexuality to health and their needs for physician-patient communication and health care services in this domain. ..
  39. ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY OF PANIC DISORDER AMONG DRUG ABUSERS
    HENRY ABRAHAM; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  40. Trauma, Trauma Sequela, and Alcohol Information Processing
    Jennifer Read; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Knowledge from this study regarding how alcohol beliefs are affected by trauma and posttraumatic disorder (PTSD) will inform interventions designed to decrease heavy and problem drinking on college campuses. ..
  41. Trauma, Trauma Sequela, and Alcohol Information Processing
    Jennifer P Read; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Knowledge from this study regarding how alcohol beliefs are affected by trauma and posttraumatic disorder (PTSD) will inform interventions designed to decrease heavy and problem drinking on college campuses. ..
  42. Daily Fluctuations in PTSD Symptoms and Alcohol Use: A Test of Self-Medication
    Paige Ouimette; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. High Risk Drinking in Emerging Adult at Risk Women
    DEBRA L KAYSEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Shared Neural Circuitry in Comorbid Schizophrenia and Nicotine Addiction
    L Elliot Hong; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  45. NEUROBIOLOGY OF NICOTINE REWARD AND WITHDRAWAL
    Athina Markou; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  46. TREATMENT OF COCAINE-INDUCED 5-HT DYSFUNCTION
    George Battaglia; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. PROBABILITIES OF DRUNKEN DRIVING AMONG DUIS AND PUBLIC
    M Perrine; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  48. Neuroendocrine Supersensitivity of 5-HT2A Receptors
    GONZALO ANDRES CARRASCO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies will further our understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms associated with withdrawal from cannabinoids, in order to refine therapy to reduce craving and relapse. ..
  49. BIOBEHAVIORAL CORRELATES OF ACUTE ETHANOL WITHDRAWAL
    Frank Holloway; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The last two studies will provide data on whether "hangover" actually contributes to ethanol intake, perhaps by some "self-medication" of the aversive properties of the EDE state. ..
  50. PROBABILITIES OF DRUNKEN DRIVING AMONG DUIS AND PUBLIC
    M Perrine; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  51. TREATMENT OF COCAINE-INDUCED 5-HT DYSFUNCTION
    LOUIS VAN DE KAR; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. TREATMENT OF COCAINE-INDUCED 5-HT DYSFUNCTION
    LOUIS VAN DE KAR; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. TREATMENT OF COCAINE-INDUCED 5-HT DYSFUNCTION
    LOUIS VAN DE KAR; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Neuroendocrine Supersensitivity of 5-HT2A Receptors
    Gonzalo Carrasco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will further our understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms associated with withdrawal from cannabinoids, in order to refine therapy to reduce craving and relapse. ..
  55. TREATMENT OF COCAINE-INDUCED 5-HT DYSFUNCTION
    George Battaglia; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. ECONOMIC CONDITIONS AND ALCOHOL USE
    CHRISTOPHER RUHM; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  57. The role of cognitive abilities in stress induced drinking
    Robert Dvorak; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Further implications include identification of "at risk" populations prior to the development of alcohol use disorders. ..
  58. The role of cognitive abilities in stress induced drinking
    ROBERT DANIEL DVORAK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Further implications include identification of "at risk" populations prior to the development of alcohol use disorders. ..
  59. Sequenced vs. Integrated Delivery of Treatment for Adolescent Depression and SUD
    Paul Rohde; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  60. Sequenced vs. Integrated Delivery of Treatment for Adolescent Depression and SUD
    Paul Rohde; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  61. Symptom Interpretation & Oral Health among Harlem Adults
    Karolynn Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In depth face-to-face, focused interviews will be conducted with 120 adults. As in several of the principal Investigator's previous federally funded investigations, qualitative research methods will be employed. ..
  62. Symptom Interpretation & Oral Health among Harlem Adults
    Karolynn Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In depth face-to-face, focused interviews will be conducted with 120 adults. As in several of the principal Investigator's previous federally funded investigations, qualitative research methods will be employed. ..
  63. RESPIRATORY SENSATION IN NORMAL AND ASTHMATIC CHILDREN
    Paul Davenport; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..These results will be used to develop a better physiological understanding of self-assessment sensitivity in these children and used to provide enhanced treatment strategies...
  64. An Animal Model of Therapeutic Self-Medication for Neuropathic Pain
    Andrea Hohmann; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Development of safe and effective drugs that lack abuse potential is necessary to drive down health care costs and improve quality of life in patients. ..
  65. An Animal Model of Therapeutic Self-Medication for Neuropathic Pain
    ANDREA GRACE HOHMANN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Development of safe and effective drugs that lack abuse potential is necessary to drive down health care costs and improve quality of life in patients. ..
  66. DESIPRAMINE TREATMENT OF SCHIZOPHRENIC COCAINE ADDICTS
    Jeffery Wilkins; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  67. DESIPRAMINE TREATMENT OF SCHIZOPHRENIC COCAINE ADDICTS
    Jeffery Wilkins; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  68. SELF MEDICATION AND ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE USE
    Andrea Hussong; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Findings will serve to determine the feasibility of these methods to inform subsequent studies of adolescent substance use. ..
  69. SELF MEDICATION AND ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE USE
    Andrea Hussong; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Findings will serve to determine the feasibility of these methods to inform subsequent studies of adolescent substance use. ..
  70. Daily Fluctuations of PTSD Symptoms and Alcohol Use Among OEF/OIF Veterans
    Paige Ouimette; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Ultimately, better understanding of the etiology of alcohol use-PTSD comorbidity and improved treatments may lead to significant health care cost savings and improved public health for veterans. ..
  71. Harassment, Cumulative Adversity and Drinking Outcomes
    JUDITH RICHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..