Tarianna Stewart

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OBJECTIVE Several reports suggest that cannabis use is associated with an earlier age at onset of psychosis, although not all studies have operationalized cannabis use as occurring prior to onset of symptoms. This study addressed whether pre-onset cannabis use, alcohol use, and tobacco use are associated with an earlier age at onset of prodromal and(More)
Although it is well established that people with schizophrenia have markedly high rates of unemployment, less is known about the prevalence and clinical correlates of unemployment in patients newly diagnosed with first-episode psychosis. This analysis documented the prevalence of unemployment and examined previously reported clinical correlates of(More)
The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) model of collaboration between law enforcement and mental health is widely recognized as being "more than just training" for police officers; the core elements of CIT include a number of other components. However, several system- and policy-level obstacles can make successful implementation of CIT difficult in many(More)
INTRODUCTION Limited research indicates that pre-illness cannabis use may result in an earlier age at onset of psychosis, though little is known about the influence of prior cannabis use on the premorbid and prodromal phases. This study examined the effects of prior or concurrent cannabis (as well as nicotine and alcohol) use on: (1) early adolescent (12-15(More)
Transport of therapeutic agents across epithelial barriers is an important element in drug delivery. Transepithelial flux is widely used as a measure of transit across an epithelium, however it is most typically employed as a relative as opposed to absolute measure of molecular movement. Here, we have used the calcium switch approach to measure the maximum(More)
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