Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse
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#1Kate M. Lillie (Southcentral Foundation)H-Index: 1
#2Aliassa L. Shane (Southcentral Foundation)H-Index: 2
Last. Jennifer L. Shaw (Southcentral Foundation)H-Index: 7
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Alaska Native and American Indian (ANAI) people experience dramatic alcohol-related health disparities compared to the general US population. Although the majority of ANAI people reside in urban settings (>70%), data are sparse on alcohol abstinence among urban ANAI people with alcohol use disorder (AUD). We conducted a qualitative study using a phenomenological approach to examine the experiences of 20 urban ANAI adults recovering from AUD. Participants' narratives had their own unique dimensio...
#1Giovanni Piumatti (Geneva College)H-Index: 9
#2Giovanni Aresi (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 7
Last. Elena Marta (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 20
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Aims: To examine psychometric properties of the Daily Drinking Questionnaire (DDQ) in a Mediterranean "wet" drinking culture.Methods: Three studies were conducted using random samples drawn from a representative sample of Italian young adults (N = 5,955; females = 62%; mean age = 27): Study 1 explored the factorial structure of weekly alcohol consumption; in Study 2 multi-group confirmatory factor analysis tested measurement invariance across gender; Study 3 applied item response theory analysis...
#1Dana Harley (UC: University of Cincinnati)H-Index: 5
#2Theda Rose (UMB: University of Maryland, Baltimore)H-Index: 8
Last. James Canfield (LSU: Louisiana State University)
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This study explored perceptions of marijuana use and abstinence among urban and rural Appalachian high school students using photovoice, enabling this subset of youth to co-construct their perceptions of marijuana use and abstinence. Twelve adolescents, ages 14-17, participated in the study. Participants identified managing stress and feeling peer pressure as two reasons teens might use marijuana. Participants identified four reasons for adolescent marijuana abstinence including having positive ...
#1Karniza Khalid (Ministry of Health (Malaysia))H-Index: 1
Last. Othman Warijo (Ministry of Health (Malaysia))
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Kratom is a plant homogenous to Southeast Asia with a long history of traditional use as medicinal herbs. However, recent years have witnessed its pervasive infiltration into international audience with growing public health concern. This cross-sectional study was conducted from 1 August 2017 till 31 August 2018 aiming to explore the practice and perspectives of kratom use and misuse among adolescents in northwest Malaysia. The study involved a self-administered questionnaire that was designed f...
#1Trakulwong Luecha (BUU: Burapha University)H-Index: 1
#2Bart Van Rompaey (University of Antwerp)H-Index: 18
Last. Lieve Peremans (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)H-Index: 10
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Recent evidence shows that young people started their first alcohol initiation when they were early adolescents (10–14 years of age), while there is still very little scientific understanding conce...
#1Thao Lan Le (CAMH: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)H-Index: 3
#2Andrew Tuck (CAMH: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)H-Index: 11
Last. Christine M. Wickens (CAMH: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)H-Index: 16
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BACKGROUND Understanding risk factors for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUIA) informs development of effective interventions. This study examined the association between ethnicity, immigration status, and DUIA, exploring psychological distress and hazardous drinking as additional contributors. METHOD Data were derived from the 2003-2011 cycles of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Monitor of 16,101 adults from Ontario, Canada. Hierarchical binary logistic regression anal...
#1Azieb W. KidanuH-Index: 1
#2Tamnnet W. Kidanu (Carleton College)
Last. Typhanye V. Dyer (UMD: University of Maryland, College Park)H-Index: 6
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Hookah smoking is emerging as a popular social practice and health behavior risk among Ethiopian and Eritrean Americans. This qualitative study was the second phase of a sequential exploratory mixe...
#1Sasha Deutsch-Link (UMB: University of Maryland, Baltimore)
#2Annabelle M. Belcher (UMB: University of Maryland, Baltimore)H-Index: 15
Last. Eric D. Wish (UMD: University of Maryland, College Park)H-Index: 45
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Rates of opioid use disorder (OUD) have increased dramatically over the past two decades, a rise that has been accompanied by changing demographics of those affected. Early exposure to drugs is a known risk factor for later development of opioid use disorder; but how and whether this risk factor may differ between racial groups is unknown. Our study seeks to identify race differences in self-report of current and past substance use in OUD-diagnosed treatment-seeking individuals. Patients (n = 15...
#1Saheed Babajide Owonikoko (Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola)H-Index: 1
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Drug and substance abuse among female population is on the rise but yet to be given adequate scholarly attention. This study examines how women farmers in Adamawa State are engaging in drug and substance abuse to enhance their farming livelihood practices and the implications of their action for health and social cohesion around their communities. Using data collected from interviews and observations, the study discovered that rising female-breadwinning in the study area put a lot of pressure on...
#1Syazilawaty Ab Lloh (Universiti Sains Malaysia)
#2Noraini Mohamad (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 4
Last. Imran Ahmad (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 5
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The study aimed to determine the prevalence of continuity of illicit drug use and its associated factors among Malay opioid users receiving methadone treatment in Kelantan, Malaysia. This cross-sec...
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