Rachel B. Needle

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This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between the indicators of psychiatric disorders of individuals and their choice of either cocaine or heroin, drugs that differ markedly in their pharmacological effects. Cocaine acts as an intense stimulant, and heroin has profound sedative effects. This investigation examined the relationship between(More)
In collaboration with the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Health Resources and Services Administration is conducting a multisite, longitudinal study on issues of service needs, service utilization, and access to care for drug abusers with HIV. This article discusses access to drug abuse treatment and HIV secondary prevention for 116 women interviewed(More)
Researchers have relied on a number of measurement techniques to construct a summated index of drug involvement to reflect both the qualitative and quantitative dimensions of adolescent drug-using behavior. The purpose of this study was to examine the adequacy of three strategies for constructing a composite measure--stage-of-drug-use, unweighted sum of(More)
INTRODUCTION We reviewed the psychological and interpersonal dimensions of female sexual function and dysfunction. METHODS We identified articles published in 1970-2013 using the keywords 'female sexual dysfunction', 'sexual desire', 'sexual arousal', 'female orgasmic disorder', 'sex therapy', 'psychotherapy', 'behaviour therapy' and 'Internet therapy'.(More)
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