Carla J Rash

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Publications

  1. pmc Contingency Management: New Directions and Remaining Challenges for An Evidence-Based Intervention
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, UCONN Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue MC 3944, Farmington, CT 06030 3944 Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 72:10-18. 2017
  2. pmc Substance Abuse Treatment Patients in Housing Programs Respond to Contingency Management Interventions
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, Department of Medicine, UCONN Health Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 72:97-102. 2017
  3. pmc Income received during treatment does not affect response to contingency management treatments in cocaine-dependent outpatients
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, University of Connecticut Health Center MC 3944, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:528-34. 2013
  4. pmc Training workshops positively impact beliefs about contingency management in a nationwide dissemination effort
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:306-12. 2013
  5. pmc Identifying provider beliefs related to contingency management adoption using the contingency management beliefs questionnaire
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health MC 3944, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 121:205-12. 2012
  6. pmc Psychometric properties of the IES-R in traumatized substance dependent individuals with and without PTSD
    Carla J Rash
    The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1039-47. 2008
  7. pmc Drinking patterns of pathological gamblers before, during, and after gambling treatment
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:664-74. 2011
  8. pmc Income does not affect response to contingency management treatments among community substance abuse treatment-seekers
    Carla J Rash
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 1410, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:249-53. 2009
  9. pmc Contingency management is efficacious for cocaine abusers with prior treatment attempts
    Carla J Rash
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:547-54. 2008
  10. pmc Contingency management for cocaine use in methadone maintenance patients: when does abstinence happen?
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Calhoun Cardiology Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:282-91. 2010

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Publications21

  1. pmc Contingency Management: New Directions and Remaining Challenges for An Evidence-Based Intervention
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, UCONN Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue MC 3944, Farmington, CT 06030 3944 Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 72:10-18. 2017
    ..We conclude by highlighting directions for future research, particularly those that may increase CM's appeal and uptake in routine clinical care...
  2. pmc Substance Abuse Treatment Patients in Housing Programs Respond to Contingency Management Interventions
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, Department of Medicine, UCONN Health Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 72:97-102. 2017
    ..These effects suggest that CM remains appropriate for those accessing housing in community-based programs...
  3. pmc Income received during treatment does not affect response to contingency management treatments in cocaine-dependent outpatients
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, University of Connecticut Health Center MC 3944, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:528-34. 2013
    ..This study investigated the impact of during-treatment income, a more proximal estimate of economic resources at the time that CM is in effect, on response to standard treatment or the standard treatment plus CM...
  4. pmc Training workshops positively impact beliefs about contingency management in a nationwide dissemination effort
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:306-12. 2013
    ..Continued efforts to introduce educational materials and offer training and consultation opportunities may increase understanding about this evidence-based intervention among clinicians, thereby leading to improved patient outcomes. ..
  5. pmc Identifying provider beliefs related to contingency management adoption using the contingency management beliefs questionnaire
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health MC 3944, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 121:205-12. 2012
    ..In the present study, we developed a 35-item questionnaire (contingency management beliefs questionnaire; CMBQ) assessing CM beliefs and examined the relation of these beliefs to clinician characteristics and clinical practices...
  6. pmc Psychometric properties of the IES-R in traumatized substance dependent individuals with and without PTSD
    Carla J Rash
    The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1039-47. 2008
    ..Examination of diagnostic effectiveness suggested a cutoff value of 22 as optimal for a substance using population, resulting in adequate classification accuracy, sensitivity, and specificity...
  7. pmc Drinking patterns of pathological gamblers before, during, and after gambling treatment
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:664-74. 2011
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  8. pmc Income does not affect response to contingency management treatments among community substance abuse treatment-seekers
    Carla J Rash
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 1410, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:249-53. 2009
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  9. pmc Contingency management is efficacious for cocaine abusers with prior treatment attempts
    Carla J Rash
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:547-54. 2008
    ..The results provide support for CM as an advantageous option for individuals with multiple prior treatment attempts, as well as for substance abuse treatment patients in general...
  10. pmc Contingency management for cocaine use in methadone maintenance patients: when does abstinence happen?
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Calhoun Cardiology Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:282-91. 2010
    ..Practical implications of these results for designing and implementing CM interventions in methadone maintenance clinics are discussed...
  11. pmc A retrospective and prospective analysis of trading sex for drugs or money in women substance abuse treatment patients
    Carla J Rash
    UConn Health, 263 Farmington Avenue MC 3944, Farmington, CT 06030, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 162:182-9. 2016
    ..In addition, we examined the relation of sex trading status to treatment response in relation to usual care versus contingency management (CM), as well as predictors of continued involvement in sex trading over a 9-month period...
  12. pmc The Inventory of Gambling Situations in problem and pathological gamblers seeking alcohol and drug abuse treatment
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 18:530-8. 2010
    ..Results from this study indicate that the IGS has good psychometric properties and suggest areas in which intervention efforts may be tailored to prevent or treat gambling problems among individuals seeking substance abuse treatment...
  13. pmc A randomized study of contingency management in cocaine-dependent patients with severe and persistent mental health disorders
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 130:234-7. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of CM for reducing cocaine use in psychiatric patients treated at a community mental health center...
  14. pmc Predictors of engaging in problem gambling treatment: data from the West Virginia Problem Gamblers Help Network
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:372-9. 2011
    ..Alternative services such as telephone counseling may be beneficial for those who do not engage in treatment...
  15. pmc Financial reinforcers for improving medication adherence: findings from a meta-analysis
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Am J Med 125:888-96. 2012
    ..Increasingly, financial reinforcement interventions based on behavioral economic principles are being applied in health care settings, and this study examined the use of financial reinforcers for enhancing adherence to medications...
  16. pmc Gambling Disorder in the DSM-5: Opportunities to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment Especially in Substance Use and Homeless Populations
    Carla J Rash
    UConn Health, Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, 263 Farmington Avenue MC 3944, Farmington, CT 06030
    Curr Addict Rep 3:249-253. 2016
    ..These changes also may necessitate the training of more clinicians in the delivery of efficacious gambling treatments...
  17. pmc A review of gambling disorder and substance use disorders
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, UConn Health, Farmington, CT, USA
    Subst Abuse Rehabil 7:3-13. 2016
    ..This review examines these similarities, as well as differences, between gambling and substance-related disorders. Diagnostic criteria, comorbidity, genetic and physiological underpinnings, and treatment approaches are discussed. ..
  18. pmc Cocaine abusers with and without alcohol dependence respond equally well to contingency management treatments
    Carla J Rash
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06033, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:275-81. 2008
    ..Further, alcohol dependent participants are able to offset greater baseline severity in psychosocial functioning and maintain these improvements with CM...
  19. pmc Contingency management treatments are equally efficacious for both sexes in intensive outpatient settings
    Carla J Rash
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, University of Connecticut Health Center
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 23:369-76. 2015
    ..These results suggest that treatment-seeking substance users in intensive outpatient settings benefit equally well from CM interventions, regardless of sex...
  20. doi request reprint Using vouchers to increase continuing care participation in veterans: does magnitude matter?
    Michael S Businelle
    G V Sonny Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Am J Addict 18:122-9. 2009
    ..Findings support the use of CM to increase continuing care attendance among veterans with substance use disorders, and suggest that voucher magnitude and bonuses both had a positive impact...
  21. pmc Contingency management treatment in substance abusers with and without legal problems
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 39:370-8. 2011
    ..Results suggest that substance abusers with legal problems have generally poor outcomes, but that CM is effective regardless of the patient's legal status...