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Childhood trauma and women's health outcomes in a California prison population.
OBJECTIVES We sought to describe the prevalence of childhood traumatic events among incarcerated women in substance abuse treatment and to assess the relation between cumulative childhood traumaticExpand
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A 33-year follow-up of narcotics addicts.
BACKGROUND This study examined longitudinal patterns of heroin use, other substance use, health, mental health, employment, criminal involvement, and mortality among heroin addicts. METHODS TheExpand
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An evaluation of drug treatments for adolescents in 4 US cities.
BACKGROUND Little is known about outcomes of community-based treatment programs for adolescents with drug problems. METHODS We studied 1167 adolescents (age range, 11-18 years; 368 females, 799Expand
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From Generic to Gender-Responsive Treatment: Changes in Social Policies, Treatment Services, and Outcomes of Women in Substance Abuse Treatment
  • C. Grella
  • Medicine
  • Journal of psychoactive drugs
  • 1 November 2008
Abstract In the past three decades, there has been increased recognition of the role of gender in influencing the course of substance use and treatment utilization. Concurrently, a substantial bodyExpand
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A randomized experimental study of gender-responsive substance abuse treatment for women in prison.
This experimental pilot study compared postrelease outcomes for 115 women who participated in prison-based substance abuse treatment. Women were randomized to a gender-responsive treatment (GRT)Expand
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Childhood Adverse Events and Current Traumatic Distress
This study describes the prevalence of childhood adverse events (CAEs) among men and women prisoners and assesses the relationship of CAEs to adult symptoms of traumatic distress. Interview data forExpand
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Gender differences in drug treatment careers among clients in the national Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study.
  • C. Grella, V. Joshi
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse
  • 17 August 1999
Gender differences in the factors associated with having a history of drug treatment were examined among 7,652 individuals admitted into the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study (DATOS), a nationalExpand
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Prior treatment experience related to process and outcomes in DATOS.
Using data collected from cocaine-abusing patients who participated in the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Studies (DATOS), we contrasted patients in treatment for the first time and patients havingExpand
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Drug Treatment Outcomes for Adolescents with Comorbid Mental and Substance Use Disorders
This study compared the pretreatment characteristics and posttreatment outcomes of substance-abusing adolescents with and without comorbid mental disorders in the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome StudiesExpand
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Treatment needs and completion of community-based aftercare among substance-abusing women offenders.
BACKGROUND Women offenders with substance abuse problems typically have many treatment needs on reentry to the community from prison. This paper explores the correlates of treatment needs among aExpand
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