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Berlin L. J., Shanahan M. et al.
Infant Mental Health Journal: 2014, 35(1), p. 81–85.
After intensive coaching in parenting conducted with mother and child together, randomly selected mothers in residential treatment demonstrated more sensitive parenting than mothers not allocated to the programme, promising to intercept inter-generational transmission of poor parenting.
REVIEW 2010 HTM file
Long-acting depot formulations of naltrexone for heroin dependence: a review
Krupitsky E.M., Blokhina E.A.
Current Opinion in Psychiatry: 2010, 23(3), p. 210–214.
Researcher responsible for a major Russian trial of long-acting naltrexone for the treatment of heroin dependence reviews the effectiveness and safety of this form of the drug and of another long-acting form implanted under the skin.
Chang K.C., Lu T.H., Lee K.Y. et al.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence: 2015, 153, p. 152–158.
After adjusting for other influences, heroin users diagnosed as dependent at a psychiatric centre in Taiwan who started opioid substitution treatment lived nearly eight years longer than those who did not enter treatment. However, the treated group were more likely to commit suicide, usually associated with a history of depression.
REVIEW 2015 HTM file
Does physical activity protect against drug abuse vulnerability?
Bardo M.T., Compton W.M.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence: 2015, 153, p. 3–13.
Review assesses the evidence on whether physical exercise helps prevent or overcome drug use problems but finds it generally lacking or not sufficiently rigorous to answer these questions, despite some promising evidence in relation to overcoming dependence on tobacco and reasons to believe the physical changes induced by exercise would be protective.
STUDY 2010 HTM file
Women in drug treatment: what the latest figures reveal
National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse.
[UK] National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse, 2010.
National health authority responsible for promoting addiction treatment in says the data shows that women are proportionally well-represented in drug treatment programmes and that services reflect the specific needs of women and their changing patterns of drug use.
Chatterji P., Meara E.
Journal of Health Economics: 2010, 29, p. 226–240.
Confirms findings of few measurable negative consequences of the 1997 termination of US federal disability benefits for disabling substance disorders, a change intended to eliminate potential disincentives to work.
Salmon A.M., van Beek I., Amin J. et al.
Addiction: 2010, 105(4), p. 676–683.
Evidence that the supervised injecting centre which opened in 2001 in Sydney’s ‘red light’ district resulted in fewer opioid overdoses requiring an ambulance, relieving pressure on emergency services.
STUDY 2010 HTM file
A randomized pilot study of the Engaging Moms Program for family drug court
Dakof G.A., Cohen J.B., Henderson C.E. et al.
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment: 2010, 38, p. 263–274.
US researchers may have found a better way to support mothers at risk of losing custody of their children so they engage in and benefit from substance use treatment and meet family court requirements, meaning more children can safely stay with their parents.
STUDY 2011 HTM file
The family drug and alcohol court (FDAC) evaluation project: final report
Harwin J., Ryan M, Tunnard J. et al.
Uxbridge: Brunel University, 2011.
The first family drug and alcohol court in Britain offers intensive specialist support to parents of children at risk due to parental substance misuse; the result in this small-scale pilot study was better parental and child outcomes at lower cost.
Rigter H., Henderson C.E., Pelc I. et al.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence: 2013, 130(1–3), p. 85–93.
Multi-national European trial partially confirms US findings from research led by the programme’s developers that a family therapy which intervenes across a child’s social environment is more effective than alternatives for problem substance using teenagers.
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