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OBJECTIVE Characteristics of black and white callers to a gambling helpline for southern New England were examined for racial differences. METHODS Logistic regression analyses were performed on data from 2000-2003 from 1,627 callers (9% blacks and 91% whites). RESULTS Black callers were more likely than white callers to be female and less likely to have(More)
BACKGROUND Prescription opioid dependence is increasing, but treatment outcomes with office-based buprenorphine/naloxone among these patients have not been described. METHODS We compared demographic, clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes among 200 patients evaluated for entry into a trial of primary care office-based buprenorphine/naloxone(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined the interrater and test-retest reliabilities of the Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) in patients with binge eating disorder (BED). METHOD Interrater reliability and short-term (6-14 days) test-retest reliability of the EDE were examined in two study groups of 18 patients with BED. RESULTS Interrater reliability was(More)
BACKGROUND Factors associated with satisfaction among patients receiving primary care-based buprenorphine/naloxone are unknown. OBJECTIVE To identify factors related to patient satisfaction in patients receiving primary care-based buprenorphine/naloxone that varied in counseling intensity (20 vs 45 minutes) and office visit frequency (weekly vs thrice(More)
Few studies have systematically evaluated nonmedical use of prescription opioids (NMU) among U.S. military veterans, those who report pain, and those with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). An increased understanding of the factors associated with NMU may help providers to balance maintaining patient access to prescription opioids for legitimate medical(More)
We examined differences in the associations of gambling problem severity and psychiatric disorders among a nationally representative sample of 32,316 black and white adults. Black respondents were more likely than white ones to exhibit problem or pathological gambling (PPG) and a stronger relationship between subsyndromal gambling and any mood disorder,(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine gender differences in the associations of levels of pain interference and psychiatric disorders among a nationally representative sample of adult men and women. METHOD Chi-square tests and multinomial logistic regression analyses were performed on data obtained from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions(More)
This study examines the acculturation experiences of Arabic immigrants and assesses the utility of the Internet as a data collection tool. Based on in-depth pilot interview data from 10 male Arabic immigrants and items selected from pre-existing measures, the Male Arabic Ethnic Identity Measure (MAEIM) was developed. Male Arab immigrants (115 males) were(More)
To examine gender differences in the longitudinal relationship between past-month pain interference and incident mood, anxiety, and substance-use disorders, chi-square tests and binomial logistic regression analyses were performed on data obtained from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions from 34,465 adult respondents (47.9%(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine differences in the associations of gambling problem severity and psychiatric disorders among a nationally representative sample of Hispanic and white adults. METHOD Chi-square tests and multinomial logistic regression analyses were performed on data obtained from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions from(More)