A J Budney
Affiliation: University of Vermont
- Marijuana use and treatment outcome among opioid-dependent patientsA J Budney
University of Vermont, Department of Psychiatry, S Burlington 05403, USA
Addiction 93:493-503. 1998..Information concerning the association between marijuana use and opioid dependence and its treatment is needed to determine effective clinical guidelines for addressing marijuana use among opioid abusers...
- The time course and significance of cannabis withdrawalAlan J Budney
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, South Burlington 05403, USA
J Abnorm Psychol 112:393-402. 2003..These effects likely contribute to the development of dependence and difficulty stopping use. Criteria for cannabis withdrawal are proposed...
- Marijuana abstinence effects in marijuana smokers maintained in their home environmentA J Budney
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Vermont, 54 W Twin Oaks Terr, Suite 9, S Burlington, VT 05403, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:917-24. 2001..This controlled outpatient study examined the reliability and specificity of the abstinence effects that occur when daily marijuana users abruptly stop smoking marijuana...
- Adding voucher-based incentives to coping skills and motivational enhancement improves outcomes during treatment for marijuana dependenceA J Budney
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, Burlington 05403, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 68:1051-61. 2000..The positive effects of the voucher program in this study support the utility of incentive-based interventions for the treatment of substance dependence disorders including marijuana dependence...
- Marijuana withdrawal among adults seeking treatment for marijuana dependenceA J Budney
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, S Burlington 05403, USA
Addiction 94:1311-22. 1999..The clinical relevance of marijuana withdrawal has not been established. This study is the first to document the incidence and severity of perceived marijuana withdrawal symptoms in a clinical sample of marijuana-dependent adults...
- Adults seeking treatment for marijuana dependence: a comparison with cocaine-dependent treatment seekersA J Budney
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont 05403, USA
Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 6:419-26. 1998..These findings indicate that treatment-seeking, marijuana-dependent individuals exhibit substantial problems and that further efforts to develop effective treatments for this population are warranted...
- Initial abstinence and success in achieving longer term cocaine abstinenceS T Higgins
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, Burlington 05401, USA
Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 8:377-86. 2000..Devising interventions that increase the proportion of individuals who achieve an early period of sustained abstinence may be key to increasing longer term cocaine abstinence...
- Tobacco smoking in marijuana-dependent outpatientsB A Moore
Department of Psychiatry, Treatment Research Center, University of Vermont, South Burlington 05403, USA
J Subst Abuse 13:583-96. 2001..The current study examined whether tobacco smoking among marijuana-dependent individuals is also associated with increased psychosocial and substance abuse problems...
- Are specific dependence criteria necessary for different substances: how can research on cannabis inform this issue?Alan J Budney
Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas, USA
Addiction 101:125-33. 2006....
- Oral delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol suppresses cannabis withdrawal symptomsAlan J Budney
Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 86:22-9. 2007..The primary aims were to establish the pharmacological specificity of the withdrawal syndrome and to obtain information relevant to determining the potential use of THC to assist in the treatment of cannabis dependence...
- The cannabis withdrawal syndromeAlan J Budney
Center for Addiction Research, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:233-8. 2006..Skepticism is typically focused on whether cannabis use can result in 'physiological' dependence or withdrawal, and whether withdrawal is of clinical importance...
- Cannabis withdrawal in adolescent treatment seekersRyan Vandrey
Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Vermont, 54 W Twin Oaks Terrace, Suite 12, S Burlington, VT 05403, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 78:205-10. 2005..Addiction 94, 1311-1322]. Further research is needed to elucidate associations between cannabis withdrawal effects, the initiation of cessation attempts, and relapse...
- A cross-study comparison of cannabis and tobacco withdrawalRyan G Vandrey
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, South Burlington, VT 05403, USA
Am J Addict 14:54-63. 2005..These findings are consistent with other evidence supporting the clinical importance of the cannabis withdrawal syndrome. There remains a need for prospective experimental studies to replicate these findings...
- Review of the validity and significance of cannabis withdrawal syndromeAlan J Budney
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, 54 W Twin Oaks Terrace, Suite 12, S Burlington, VT 05403, USA
Am J Psychiatry 161:1967-77. 2004..The magnitude and severity of these symptoms appear substantial, and these findings suggest that the syndrome has clinical importance. Diagnostic criteria for cannabis withdrawal syndrome are proposed...
- Relapse in outpatient treatment for marijuana dependenceBrent A Moore
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 25:85-9. 2003..The present data suggest that these similarities extend to difficulty maintaining abstinence...
- Abstinence at intake for marijuana dependence treatment predicts responseBrent A Moore
Department of Psychiatry, Treatment Research Center, University of Vermont, 56 W Twin Oaks Terrace, Suite 9, S Burlington, VT 05403, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 67:249-57. 2002..Clinical trials might consider including pretreatment abstinence status as a stratification variable during participant assignment or as a covariate in outcome analyses...
- Treatment of marijuana dependence: a review of the literatureAimee L McRae
Ralph H Johnson VAMC, 109 Bee Street, MUSC CTN, 29401, Charleston, SC, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 24:369-76. 2003....
- Clinical trial of abstinence-based vouchers and cognitive-behavioral therapy for cannabis dependenceAlan J Budney
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 74:307-16. 2006..Discussion focuses on the strengths of each intervention, the clinical significance of the findings, and the need to continue efforts toward development of effective interventions...
- Development and consequences of cannabis dependenceAlan J Budney
Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, South Burlington 05403, USA
J Clin Pharmacol 42:28S-33S. 2002..This report briefly reviews selected research literature relevant to our current understanding of cannabis dependence, its associated consequences, and treatment efficacy...
- Relations between parent and adolescent problems among adolescents presenting for family-based marijuana abuse treatmentJody L Kamon
New England Institute of Addiction Studies, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 85:244-54. 2006..Findings highlight the need for family-based assessment in adolescent treatment populations to address important clinical and research questions...
- Marijuana dependence and its treatmentAlan J Budney
Center for Addiction Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
Addict Sci Clin Pract 4:4-16. 2007..It also discusses limitations of current knowledge and potential areas for advancing research and clinical intervention...