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Gender Differences in SUD Treatment: Recent Findings from the Clinical Trials Network. (CTN Gender Special Interest Group meeting)

Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) annual convention, Washington, DC, August 7-10, 2014.

Elizabeth A. Wells, PhD (University of Washington, PN Node), Aimee N. C. Campbell, PhD, MSW (Columbia University, GNY Node), Audrey J. Brooks, PhD (University of Arizona, WS Node), Therese Killeen, PhD (Medical University of South Carolina, SC Node), Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH (Harvard Medical School, NEC Node).

This symposium presented findings from the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network focused on gender differences in four different studies: Stimulant Abuser Groups to Engage in 12-Step (STAGE-12, CTN-0031); Web Delivery of Evidence-Based, Psychosocial Treatment for Substance Use Disorders (CTN-0044); Screening, Motivational Assessment, Referral and Treatment in Emergency Departments (SMART-ED, CTN-0047); and Stimulant Reduction Intervention Using Dosed Exercise (STRIDE, CTN-0037).

Presentations included:

Gender Differences in Response to a 12 Step Engagement Intervention -- Elizabeth A. Wells, PhD, University of Washington

Gender Differences in Acceptability and Treatment Outcomes of a Web Based Psychosocial Intervention -- Aimee N.C. Campbell, PhD, MSW, Columbia University in the City of New York

Gender Differences in Treatment Access and Outcome Following an ED SBIRT Intervention -- Audrey Brooks, PhD, University of Arizona

Stimulant Reduction Intervention Using Dosed Exercise: Gender Differences/Treatment Acceptability -- Therese K. Killeen, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina

Discussant: Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH, Harvard Medical School

(Presentations, PDF, English, 2014)

Keywords: Behavior therapy | CTN Gender Special Interest Group (SIG) | Emergency departments | Exercise | Gender differences | Internet counseling | Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) | Stimulant abuse | Therapeutic Education System (TES) | Women | American Psychological Association (APA) convention, 2014

Document No: 1092.

Submitted by CTN Dissemination Librarians, 8/29/2014.


Brooks, Audrey J. mail
Campbell, Aimee N. C. mail
Greenfield, Shelly F. mail
Killeen, Therese mail
Wells, Elizabeth A. search mail
NIDA-CTN-0031 www
NIDA-CTN-0037 www
NIDA-CTN-0044 www
NIDA-CTN-0047 www

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