Ryan Andrew Black

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether an interactive self-management Website for people with chronic back pain would significantly improve emotional management, coping, self-efficacy to manage pain, pain levels, and physical functioning compared with standard text-based materials. DESIGN The study utilized a pretest-posttest randomized controlled design(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the clinical efficacy of a web-based intervention designed to increase patient self-efficacy to perform headache self-management activities and symptom management strategies, and reduce migraine-related psychological distress. BACKGROUND In spite of their demonstrated efficacy, behavioral interventions are used infrequently as an adjunct(More)
UNLABELLED Oxycodone hydrochloride controlled-release, also known as extended-release oxycodone (ER oxycodone), was reformulated with physicochemical barriers to crushing and dissolving intended to reduce abuse through nonoral routes of administration (ROAs) that require tampering (eg, injecting and snorting). Manufacturer shipments of original ER oxycodone(More)
The objective of this RCT was to assess the efficacy of an online pain self-management program with adults who had a self-reported doctor diagnosis of arthritis pain (N = 228). Participants were recruited via flyers and online postings then randomized to the experimental condition or the wait-list control condition. Individuals in the experimental condition(More)
BACKGROUND As a population, non-medical prescription opioid users are not well-defined. We aimed to derive and describe typologies of prescription opioid use and nonmedical use using latent class analysis in an adult population being assessed for substance abuse treatment. METHODS Latent class analysis was applied to data from 26,314 unique respondents,(More)
OBJECTIVE This study explored experiences of validation and invalidation among clients with severe mental illness in treatment with either peer providers or traditional providers. Associations between six- and 12-month outcomes and validating and invalidating provider communications were also examined. METHODS A total of 137 adults with severe mental(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective was to survey community college personnel about student substance use, and infrastructure (staff and funding), programs, and collaborations dedicated to substance use prevention. PARTICIPANTS The sample included 100 administrators, faculty, and health services staff at 100 community colleges. METHODS Participants completed a(More)
Clients dually diagnosed with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders may be adversely affected if they mismanage their Social Security or public support benefits. Assistance managing funds, including assignment of a representative payee, is available but there are no objective assessments of money mismanagement. In this study, a Structured Clinical(More)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES It is unknown whether impulsivity is associated with risky sexual behavior in dually diagnosed clients. METHODS Impulsivity in 51 sexually-active, dually diagnosed clients was assessed by the Barrett Impulsivity Scale, Delayed Discounting Questionnaire, and Wisconsin Card-Sorting Task, and a path analysis of relationship to(More)
OBJECTIVE Research on substance abusers in treatment suggests that tapentadol, a prescription analgesic, may have relatively low abuse potential. Messages posted by recreational drug abusers on online forums were examined for amount of discussion and endorsement for abuse of tapentadol and comparator drugs. METHODS Internet messages posted between January(More)