AMANDA J ABRAHAM

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A longitudinal study of organizational formation, innovation adoption, and dissemination activities within the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network
    Paul M Roman
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S44-52. 2010
  2. doi Health Insurance Enrollment and Availability of Medications for Substance Use Disorders
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Dr Abraham is with the Department of Public Administration and Policy and Dr Jayawardhana is with the Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, University of Georgia, Athens e mail Dr Rieckmann is with the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland Dr Andrews is with the College of Social Work, University of South Carolina, Columbia
    Psychiatr Serv 68:41-47. 2017
  3. pmc The relationship between Clinical Trial Network protocol involvement and quality of substance use disorder treatment
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:232-7. 2014
  4. pmc Patient characteristics and availability of onsite non-rapid and rapid HIV testing in US substance use disorder treatment programs
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens GA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:120-5. 2013
  5. pmc Counselor attitudes toward pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 112 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:628-35. 2009
  6. pmc A longitudinal examination of alcohol pharmacotherapy adoption in substance use disorder treatment programs: patterns of sustainability and discontinuation
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:669-77. 2011
  7. pmc Counselor attitudes toward the use of naltrexone in substance abuse treatment: a multi-level modeling approach
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Addict Behav 36:576-83. 2011
  8. pmc HIV/AIDS services in private substance abuse treatment programs
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 115:16-22. 2011
  9. pmc The adoption of alcohol pharmacotherapies in the Clinical Trials Network: the influence of research network participation
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:275-83. 2010
  10. pmc Early adoption of injectable naltrexone for alcohol-use disorders: findings in the private-treatment sector
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 112 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:460-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc A longitudinal study of organizational formation, innovation adoption, and dissemination activities within the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network
    Paul M Roman
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S44-52. 2010
    ..Third, CTPs' pursuit of the CTN's dissemination goals are examined, indicating that such organizational outreach activities are underway and likely to increase innovation diffusion in the future...
  2. doi Health Insurance Enrollment and Availability of Medications for Substance Use Disorders
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Dr Abraham is with the Department of Public Administration and Policy and Dr Jayawardhana is with the Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, University of Georgia, Athens e mail Dr Rieckmann is with the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland Dr Andrews is with the College of Social Work, University of South Carolina, Columbia
    Psychiatr Serv 68:41-47. 2017
    ..The primary objective of the study was to examine the impact of health insurance enrollment on availability of substance use disorder medications among treatment programs...
  3. pmc The relationship between Clinical Trial Network protocol involvement and quality of substance use disorder treatment
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:232-7. 2014
    ..These findings contribute to the growing body of research on the role of practice-based research networks in promoting health care quality. ..
  4. pmc Patient characteristics and availability of onsite non-rapid and rapid HIV testing in US substance use disorder treatment programs
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens GA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:120-5. 2013
    ..However, programs and their patients may benefit from greater adoption of rapid testing which is less costly and better ensures that patients receive their results...
  5. pmc Counselor attitudes toward pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 112 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:628-35. 2009
    ..Building on previous research, this study examines counselors' perceptions of the effectiveness and acceptability of pharmacotherapies for the treatment of alcohol dependence...
  6. pmc A longitudinal examination of alcohol pharmacotherapy adoption in substance use disorder treatment programs: patterns of sustainability and discontinuation
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:669-77. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Counselor attitudes toward the use of naltrexone in substance abuse treatment: a multi-level modeling approach
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Addict Behav 36:576-83. 2011
    ..These findings reveal that counselor receptiveness toward naltrexone is shaped in part by the organizational context in which counselors are embedded...
  8. pmc HIV/AIDS services in private substance abuse treatment programs
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 115:16-22. 2011
    ..HIV infection among substance abusers is a growing concern in the United States. Little research, however, has examined the provision of HIV/AIDS services in substance abuse treatment programs...
  9. pmc The adoption of alcohol pharmacotherapies in the Clinical Trials Network: the influence of research network participation
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:275-83. 2010
    ..Research network participation may thus enhance organizational innovativeness to include interventions beyond the scope of the network...
  10. pmc Early adoption of injectable naltrexone for alcohol-use disorders: findings in the private-treatment sector
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 112 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:460-6. 2010
    ..e., relative advantage, complexity, trialability, observability, compatibility) shape organizational-level decisions to adopt the medication and (b) identify key predictors of adoption and barriers that impede adoption...
  11. pmc Timing of buprenorphine adoption by privately funded substance abuse treatment programs: the role of institutional and resource-based interorganizational linkages
    Sarah A Savage
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 42:16-24. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that institutional and resource-based interorganizational linkages may expose programs to effective treatments, thereby facilitating more rapid and sustained adoption of innovative treatment techniques...
  12. pmc Using medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorders: evidence of barriers and facilitators of implementation
    Paul M Roman
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens GA 30602, USA
    Addict Behav 36:584-9. 2011
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  13. pmc Disparities in access to physicians and medications for the treatment of substance use disorders between publicly and privately funded treatment programs in the United States
    AMANDA J ABRAHAM
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:258-65. 2013
    ..This study uses recent data to examine disparities in access to physicians and availability of medications for the treatment of SUDs between publicly and privately funded SUD treatment programs...
  14. pmc Social workers' knowledge and perceptions of effectiveness and acceptability of medication assisted treatment of substance use disorders
    Brian E Bride
    School of Social Work, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 52:43-58. 2013
    ..Lastly, a 12-Step orientation toward treatment has a negative influence on social workers' opinions regarding the acceptability of MATs...
  15. pmc Counselor attitudes toward the use of motivational incentives in addiction treatment
    Lori J Ducharme
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Am J Addict 19:496-503. 2010
    ..While there is substantial resistance to MI/CM, dissemination and training about the essential elements of MI/CM may enhance counselors' receptivity toward this intervention. ..
  16. pmc Diffusion of contingency management and attitudes regarding its effectiveness and acceptability
    Brian E Bride
    Institute for Behavioral Research and the School of Social Work, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Subst Abus 31:127-35. 2010
    ..The study also highlights the importance of social networks in the diffusion and acceptance of treatment innovations...
  17. pmc Counselor attitudes toward and use of evidence-based practices in private substance use disorder treatment centers: a comparison of social workers and non-social workers
    Brian E Bride
    School of Social Work, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7016, USA
    Health Soc Work 37:135-45. 2012
    ..Efforts to increase the uptake of evidence-based SUD interventions should not be limited to dissemination of information regarding effectiveness; rather, efforts should also be expended to expose social workers to EBPs...
  18. pmc A multi-level analysis of counselor attitudes toward the use of buprenorphine in substance abuse treatment
    Traci R Rieckmann
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:374-85. 2011
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  19. pmc Substance abuse treatment for older adults in private centers
    Tanja C Rothrauff
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Subst Abus 32:7-15. 2011
    ..As more older adults will seek help with a myriad of substance use disorders (SUDs) over the next decade, treatment centers need to get ready for a plethora of challenges as well as unique opportunities for growth...
  20. pmc Organizational factors associated with the use of contingency management in publicly funded substance abuse treatment centers
    Brian E Bride
    Institute for Behavioral Research, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:87-94. 2011
    ..Implications for studying the diffusion and implementation of evidence-based psychosocial interventions are discussed...
  21. pmc Occupational turnover intentions among substance abuse counselors
    Tanja C Rothrauff
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2401, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:67-76. 2011
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  22. pmc The employment of nurses in publicly funded substance abuse treatment programs
    Hannah K Knudsen
    Hannah K Knudsen, PhD, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington Amanda J Abraham, PhD, was at University of Georgia, Athens, when this study was conducted She is now at Department of Health Services Policy and Management, University of South Carolina, Columbia Correspondence related to content to Hannah K Knudsen, PhD, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, 141 Medical Behavioral Science Building, Lexington, KY 40536 0086
    J Addict Nurs 23:174-80. 2012
    ..Future research should continue to examine the employment of nurses in substance abuse treatment settings, particularly given the shifting environment due to the implementation of healthcare reform. ..
  23. pmc Impact of research network participation on the adoption of buprenorphine for substance abuse treatment
    Traci R Rieckmann
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:889-96. 2014
    ..Thus, research network participation can be utilized as a means to promote positive attitudes toward the implementation of innovations including medication assisted treatment. ..
  24. pmc State policy influence on the early diffusion of buprenorphine in community treatment programs
    Lori J Ducharme
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 111 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:17. 2008
    ..This study examines the net impact of efforts by state agencies, including provision of Medicaid coverage, on program-level adoption of buprenorphine as of 2006...
  25. ncbi Implementation of Motivational Interviewing in Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Research Network Participation and Organizational Compatibility
    Traci R Rieckmann
    School of Public Health TRR, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Department of Health Policy and Management AJA, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens and School of Social Work BEB, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, GA
    J Addict Med 10:402-407. 2016
    ..To address this gap, the present study examined factors impacting implementation of motivational interviewing (MI)...