Michael James McCann

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Bupropion was tested for efficacy in increasing weeks of abstinence in methamphetamine-dependent patients, compared to placebo. This was a double-blind placebo-controlled study, with 12 weeks of treatment and a 30-day follow-up. Five outpatient substance abuse treatment clinics located west of the Mississippi participated in the study. One hundred and(More)
AIM Modafinil was tested for efficacy in decreasing use in methamphetamine-dependent participants, compared to placebo. METHODS This was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, with 12 weeks of treatment and a 4-week follow-up. Eight outpatient substance abuse treatment clinics participated in the study. There were 210 treatment-seekers(More)
This study examined participant characteristics and treatment response among substance-abusing adolescents who received outpatient treatment (N=305, 70.2% adolescent male, 55.3% White, 33.1% Latino, average age of 16 years). Chart reviews were performed on existing intake and discharge assessments between 1999 and 2003 from two Matrix Institute on(More)
AIMS The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) Methamphetamine Treatment Project (MTP) is the largest randomized clinical trial of treatments for methamphetamine (MA) dependence to date. The objective of the study was to compare the Matrix Model, a manualized treatment method, with treatment-as-usual (TAU) in eight community out-patient settings in(More)
BACKGROUND This study compared 2 psychosocial approaches for the treatment of cocaine dependence: contingency management (CM) and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). METHODS Patients with cocaine dependence who were receiving methadone maintenance treatment (n = 120) were randomly assigned to 1 of 4 conditions: CM, CBT, combined CM and CBT (CBT + CM), or(More)
  • M McCann
  • American journal of industrial medicine
  • 1996
Occupational health and safety research and prevention programs in developing countries have focused almost exclusively on large-scale industries. The informal sector--especially home-based arts and crafts industries such as pottery, jewelry, weaving, and woodworking, as well as other cottage industries--are a major and neglected part of the economies of(More)
The Matrix model of outpatient treatment was developed during the 1980s in response to an overwhelming demand for cocaine abuse treatment services. The model was constructed using components based upon empirically supported findings from the substance abuse research field. Over the course of development, data were collected on the treatment model and the(More)
In a study evaluating naltrexone with either an intensive psychosocial protocol or standard community treatment for opioid dependence, 13 of 81 subjects overdosed within a 12-month period of study participation. There were four fatalities, one of which was a suicide. Among the nine nonfatal overdoses, there were four suicide attempts. Characteristics of(More)
AIMS In order to increase the number of investigative teams and sites conducting research on pharmacological treatments for methamphetamine use disorders, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) established an infrastructure of clinical sites in areas where methamphetamine addiction is prevalent. This multi-site infrastructure would serve to run(More)
This study of 97 cocaine-dependent subjects assessed differences in the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and non-CBT treatments, such as contingency management (CM) and methadone maintenance, on patients' adoption of drug avoidance activities (DAA) after treatment, and whether the adoption of these activities was associated with sustained(More)