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  1. Evaluation of tamper resistant formulations (TRFs) and classwide Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) for prescription opioid analgesics will require baseline descriptions of abuse patterns of exis...

    Authors: Stephen F Butler, Ryan A Black, Theresa A Cassidy, Taryn M Dailey and Simon H Budman
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:29
  2. These data were collected as part of the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) study. NHBS is a cross-sectional study to investigate HIV behavioral risks among core risk groups in 21 U.S. cities with the...

    Authors: Camila Gelpí-Acosta, Holly Hagan, Samuel M Jenness, Travis Wendel and Alan Neaigus
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:28
  3. This study aimed to explore issues that might impact on the acceptability and feasibility of offering smokers nicotine containing products either to quit nicotine use altogether by using as a short term means ...

    Authors: Ron Borland, Lin Li, Kevin Mortimer, Ann McNeil, Bill King and Richard J O'Connor
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:27
  4. Epidemiological studies suggest that smokeless tobacco in the form of Swedish snus has been used by many smokers in Scandinavia to quit smoking, but the efficacy of snus has so far not been evaluated in contro...

    Authors: Gordana Joksić, Vera Spasojević-Tišma, Ruza Antić, Robert Nilsson and Lars E Rutqvist
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:25
  5. In the last few years there seems to be an emerging interest for including the patients' perspective in assessing methadone maintenance treatment (MMT), with treatment satisfaction surveys being the most commo...

    Authors: Joan Trujols, Núria Siñol, Ioseba Iraurgi, Francisca Batlle, Joan Guàrdia and José Pérez de los Cobos
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:23
  6. A nascent HIV epidemic and high prevalence of risky drug practices were detected among injecting drug users (IDUs) in Kabul, Afghanistan from 2005-2006. We assessed prevalence of HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV), ...

    Authors: Catherine S Todd, Abdul Nasir, M Raza Stanekzai, Katja Fiekert, M Zafar Rasuli, David Vlahov and Steffanie A Strathdee
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:22
  7. Evidence shows that smokers are generally misinformed about the relative harmfulness of nicotine, and smokeless forms of nicotine delivery in relation to smoked tobacco. This study explores changing trends in ...

    Authors: Ron Borland, Jae Cooper, Ann McNeill, Richard O'Connor and K Michael Cummings
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:21
  8. Ongoing psychiatric symptoms and substance use are common difficulties experienced by clients enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). However, little research to date has evaluated if specific types...

    Authors: Heather G Fulton, Sean P Barrett, Cindy MacIsaac and Sherry H Stewart
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:18
  9. Using our research findings, we explore Harm Reduction and Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT) using an intersectional lens to provide a more complex understanding of Harm Reduction and MMT, particularly how...

    Authors: Victoria Smye, Annette J Browne, Colleen Varcoe and Viviane Josewski
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:17
  10. The increasing party culture in Zurich presents new challenges, especially regarding the consumption of alcohol and so-called party drugs. Streetwork, the youth advisory service of the city of Zurich, has prov...

    Authors: Ines Hungerbuehler, Alexander Buecheli and Michael Schaub
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:16
  11. Sterile syringe access is a critical component of HIV prevention programs. Although retail pharmacies provide convenient outlets for syringe access, injection drug users (IDUs) may encounter barriers to syring...

    Authors: Robin A Pollini, Perth C Rosen, Manuel Gallardo, Brenda Robles, Kimberly C Brouwer, Grace E Macalino and Remedios Lozada
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:13
  12. Some smokeless tobacco products, such as Swedish snus, are today considered to be associated with substantially fewer health hazards than cigarettes. This risk differential has contributed to the scientific de...

    Authors: Lars E Rutqvist, Margareta Curvall, Thord Hassler, Tommy Ringberger and Inger Wahlberg
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:11
  13. With declining cigarette sales, tobacco manufacturers have been developing and marketing new smokeless products, such as R. J. Reynolds' dissolvable tobacco, Camel Sticks, Strips and Orbs. This study assessed ...

    Authors: Laura M Romito, M Kim Saxton, Lorinda L Coan and Arden G Christen
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:10
  14. Few investigations have assessed risk behaviours and social-structural contexts of risk among injecting drug users (IDUs) in Northeast India, where injecting drug use is the major route of HIV transmission. In...

    Authors: Venkatesan Chakrapani, Peter A Newman, Murali Shunmugam and Robert Dubrow
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:9
  15. Unsafe reuse of injection equipment in hospitals is an on-going threat to patient safety in many parts of Africa. The extent of this problem is difficult to measure. Standard WHO injection safety assessment pr...

    Authors: Mbah P Okwen, Bedes Y Ngem, Fozao A Alomba, Mireille V Capo, Savanna R Reid and Ebong C Ewang
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:4
  16. An association between leukoencephalopathy, a disease of the white matter of the brain, and smoking heroin is well recognized. This paper describes 27 cases of leukoencephalopathy identified in two cities in B...

    Authors: Jane A Buxton, Renee Sebastian, Lorne Clearsky, Natalie Angus, Lena Shah, Marcus Lem and Sian D Spacey
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:3
  17. In some countries, "Big Events" like crises and transitions have been followed by large increases in drug use, drug injection and HIV/AIDS. Argentina experienced an economic crisis and political transition in ...

    Authors: Diana Rossi, Dhan Zunino Singh, María Pía Pawlowicz, Graciela Touzé, Melissa Bolyard, Pedro Mateu-Gelabert, Milagros Sandoval and Samuel R Friedman
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:2
  18. It has been suggested that cigarette smokers will switch to alternative oral nicotine delivery products to reduce their health risks if informed of the relative risk difference. However, it is important to ass...

    Authors: Richard J O'Connor, Kaila J Norton, Maansi Bansal-Travers, Martin C Mahoney, K Michael Cummings and Ron Borland
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:1
  19. Methadone is a synthetic opiate mu receptor agonist that is widely used to substitute for illicit opiates in the management of opiate dependence. It helps prevent opiate users from injecting and sharing needle...

    Authors: Nasir Mohamad, Nor HidayahAbu Bakar, Nurfadhlina Musa, Nazila Talib and Rusli Ismail
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:30
  20. There is good evidence for the effectiveness of opioid substitution therapy (OST) for injecting drug users (IDUs) in middle and high-income countries but little evidence regarding the provision of OST by non-g...

    Authors: Gregory Armstrong, Michelle Kermode, Charan Sharma, Biangtung Langkham and Nick Crofts
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:29
  21. The main objectives of this study are to describe the smoked cocaine user's profile in socially-depressed areas and their needs from a harm-reduction perspective, to investigate their use of smoking crack and ...

    Authors: Jordi Delas, Elena Adán, Olga Díaz, Margarita Aguas, Montserrat Pons and Ricardo Fuertes
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:27
  22. Injecting drug users (IDU) remain an important population at risk for blood-borne infections such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV). In the Netherlands,...

    Authors: Imke Schreuder, Marianne AB van der Sande, Matty de Wit, Monique Bongaerts, Charles AB Boucher, Esther A Croes and Maaike G van Veen
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:25
  23. Nonmedical prescription opioid use has emerged as a major public health concern in recent years, particularly in rural Appalachia. Little is known about the routes of administration (ROA) involved in nonmedica...

    Authors: April M Young, Jennifer R Havens and Carl G Leukefeld
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:24
  24. There has been a considerable amount of debate among the research community whether cannabis use may cause schizophrenia and whether cannabis use of patients with schizophrenia is associated with earlier and m...

    Authors: Anna Buadze, Rudolf Stohler, Beate Schulze, Michael Schaub and Michael Liebrenz
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:22
  25. Many health professionals engage in providing health services for drug users; however, there is evidence of stigmatisation by some health professionals. Prescription drug misusers as a specific group, may also...

    Authors: Rachael Butler and Janie Sheridan
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:21
  26. Injection drug users (IDU) commonly seek manual assistance with illicit drug injections, a practice known to be associated with various health-related harms. We investigated the social structural factors that ...

    Authors: Nadia Fairbairn, Will Small, Natasha Van Borek, Evan Wood and Thomas Kerr
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:20
  27. Substance use during pregnancy often leads to involvement in the child welfare system, resulting in multiple social service systems and service providers working with families to achieve successful child welfa...

    Authors: Kenneth J McCann, Jean E Twomey, Donna Caldwell, Rosemary Soave, Lynne Andreozzi Fontaine and Barry M Lester
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:19
  28. Tobacco retailers are potential public health partners for tobacco harm reduction (THR). THR is the substitution of highly reduced-risk nicotine products, such as smokeless tobacco (ST) or pharmaceutical nicot...

    Authors: Karyn K Heavner, Zale Rosenberg, Francis Tenorio and Carl V Phillips
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:18
  29. Drug use is prevalent throughout prison populations, and, despite advances in drug treatment programmes for inmates, access to and the quality of these programmes remain substantially poorer than those availab...

    Authors: Heino Stöver and Ingo Ilja Michels
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:17
  30. Solvent abuse is a particularly serious issue affecting Aboriginal people. Here we examine the association between solvent use and socio-demographic variables, drug-related risk factors, and pathogen prevalenc...

    Authors: Souradet Y Shaw, Kathleen N Deering, Ann M Jolly and John L Wylie
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:16
  31. An important challenge in conducting social research of specific relevance to harm reduction programs is locating hidden populations of consumers of substances like cannabis who typically report few adverse or...

    Authors: Andrew D Hathaway, Elaine Hyshka, Patricia G Erickson, Mark Asbridge, Serge Brochu, Marie-Marthe Cousineau, Cameron Duff and David Marsh
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:15
  32. Narghile is becoming the favorite form of tobacco use by youth globally. This problem has received more attention in recent years. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and pattern of narghil...

    Authors: Najla S Dar-Odeh, Faris G Bakri, Mahmoud K Al-Omiri, Hamzeh M Al-Mashni, Hazem A Eimar, Ameen S Khraisat, Shatha MK Abu-Hammad, Abdul-Aziz F Dudeen, Mohamed Nur Abdallah, Samer MZied Alkilani, Louai Al-Shami and Osama A Abu-Hammad
    Citation: Harm Reduction Journal 2010 7:10