Barry L Nazar

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This study examined the predictors of treatment completion among 380 state parole violators consecutively admitted to a comprehensive 12-month drug treatment program in lieu of reincarceration. Offenders were placed on intensive parole supervision throughout the 12-month treatment protocol and received three months of residential substance abuse treatment(More)
Mitochondria from rat renal cortex were incubated with physiological concentrations of glutamate, or glutamine, or both. Changes in medium ammonia, glutamate, glutamine, and aspartate were measured and fluxes through glutamate dehydrogenase, glutaminase, and glutamate oxalacetate transaminase were calculated at different pH levels in vitro and in(More)
The effects of delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) on hydroxylation of estradiol and testosterone in rat liver microsomes were investigated. Acute and chronic treatment of male and female rats with either cannabinoid, 2 or 10 mg/kg, significantly elevated steroid hydroxylase activity. Acute administration of THC or CBD, 10 mg/kg, evoked(More)