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Unintentional Drug Overdoses and Poisonings


Bohnert ASB, Ilgen MA, Bossarte RM, Britton PC, Chermack ST, Blow FC. Veteran Status and Alcohol Use in Men in the United States. Military Medicine. 2012 Feb;177(2):198-203. Abstract


Bossarte RM and Swahn MH. Interactions between race/ethnicity and psychosocial correlates of preteen alcohol use initiation among seventh grade students in an urban setting. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 2008;69:660-665. PubMed ID: 18781240.Abstract


Branstetter SA, Furman W, and Cottrell L. The influence of representations of attachment, maternal-adolescent relationship quality, and maternal monitoring on adolescent substance use: A 2-year longitudinal examination. Child Development. 2009;80:1448-1462. PubMed ID: 19765011. Abstract


Chandwani HS, Strassels SA, Rascati KL, Lawson KA, Wilson JP. Estimates of charges associated with emergency department and hospital inpatient care for opioid abuse-related events. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2013 Aug;27(3):206–213. PMID: 23879214 Abstract


Coben JH, Davis SM, Furbee PM, Sikora RD, Tillotson RD, and Bossarte RM. Hospitalizations for poisoning by prescription opioids, sedatives, and tranquilizers. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2010;39:613.e1-613e7. PubMed ID: 20409500. Abstract


Galvin DM, Miller TR, Spicer RS, and Waehrer GM. Substance abuse and the uninsured worker in the United States. Journal of Public Health Policy. 2007;28:102-117. PubMed ID: 17363941. Abstract


Hunte H, Finlayson T. The Relationship between Perceived Discrimination and Psychotherapeutic and Illicit Drug Misuse in Chicago, IL, USA. J Urban Health. 2013 Dec 1;90(6):1112–29. PMID: 24018467 Abstract


Jones PR, Sheppard MA, Snowden CB, Miller TR, Nelkin VS, Nguyen DD, Tominack I, and Chillag-Dunlap H. Impact of poison prevention education on the knowledge and behaviors of seniors. American Journal of Health Education. 2010;41:139-146. Abstract


Kapusta ND, Plener PL, Schmid R, Thau K, Walter H, and Lesch OM. Multiple substance use among young males. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior. 2007;86:306-11. PubMed ID: 17126388. Abstract


LanderLR, PatrickM,YitayewM*, FordD, Sullivan CR, GurkaKK (2013).Ruralhealthcare disparities: challengesandsolutionsfor the pregnant opioid-dependentpopulation. West Virginia Medical Journal.2013;109. Abstract


Leontieva L, Horn K, Helmkamp J, Furbee M, Jarrett T, and Williams J. Counselors’ reflections on the administration of screening and brief intervention for alcohol problems in the emergency department and 3-month follow-up outcome. Journal of Critical Care. 2009;24:273-279. PubMed ID: 19327303. Abstract


Miller TR, Spicer RS. Hospital-admitted injury attributable to alcohol. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2012 Jan;36(1):104-12. Abstract


Muazzam S, Swahn MH, Alamgir H, Nasrullah M. Differences in Poisoning Mortality in the United States, 2003-2007: Epidemiology of Poisoning Deaths Classified as Unintentional, Suicide or Homicide. West J Emerg Med. 2012 Aug;13(3):230-8. Abstract


Niccols A, Milligan K, Sword W, Thabane L, Henderson J, Smith A, Liu J, and Jack S. Maternal mental health and integrated programs for mothers with substance abuse issues. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 2010;24:466-474. PubMed ID: 20853932.Abstract


Peirce GL, Smith MJ, Abate MA, Halverson J. Doctor and pharmacy shopping for controlled substances. Med Care 2012 Jun;50(6):494-500. Abstract


Rockett IH, Smith GS, Caine ED, Kapusta ND, Hanzlick RL, Larkin GL, et al. Confronting Death From Drug Self-Intoxication (DDSI): Prevention Through a Better Definition. American Journal of Public Health. 2014 Dec;104(12):e49-e55. Abstract


Rockett IRH, Hobbs G, De Leo D, Stack S, Frost JL, Ducatman AM, Kapusta ND, and Walker RL. Suicide and unintentional poisoning mortality trends in the United States, 1987-2006: Two unrelated phenomena? BMC Public Health. 2010;10:705. PubMed ID: 21083903. Abstract


Rudisill TM, Zhao S, Abate MA, Coben JH, Zhu M. Trends in drug use among drivers killed in U.S. traffic crashes, 1999-2010. Accident Analysis Prevention. 2014 Sep;70:178–87. Abstract 


Shah N, Abate MA, Smith MJ, Kaplan JA, Kraner JR, Clay D. (2012). Characteristics of alprazolam-related deaths compiled by a centralized state medical examiner. The American Journal on Addictions. 2012 Nov; 21(Suppl 1):s27-s34.   Abstract


Shamblen S, Miller TR.Inhalant Initiation andthe Relationship ofInhalantUsetotheUse ofOtherSubstances. J DrugEducation.2012;42(3):327-346. Abstract     


Sword W, Jack S, Niccols A, Milligan K, Henderson J, and Thabane L. Integrated programs for women with substance use issues and their children: A qualitative meta-synthesis of processes and outcomes. Harm Reduction Journal. 2009;6:32. PubMed ID: 19930575. Abstract


Valois RF, Zullig KJ, Paxton RJ, and Huebner ES. Substance abuse behaviors and life satisfaction of middle school students. Journal of Adolescent & Family Health. 2010;1:27-37.


Waehrer GM, Zaloshnja E, Miller T, and Galvin D. Substance-use problems: Are uninsured workers at greater risk? Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 2008;69:915-923. PubMed ID: 18925350. Abstract


White RJ, Zullig KJ, Lander L, Shockley C, Pack R, Sullivan C. The West Virginia prescription drug abuse quitline: challenges and lessons learned from running a remote quitline. Health Promot Pract. 2012 Jan;13(1):81-9. Abstract


Wu B, Mao Z, Rockett IRH, and Yue Y. Socioeconomic status and alcohol use among urban and rural residents in China. Substance Use and Misuse. 2008;43:952-966. PubMed ID: 18570027. Abstract


Zaloshnja E, Miller T, Jones P, Litovitz T, Coben J, Steiner C, and Sheppard M. The impact of poison control centers on poisoning-related visits to EDs – United States, 2003. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2008;26:310-315. PubMed ID: 18358942. Abstract


Zaloshnja E, Miller TR, Hendrie D, and Galvin D. Employer costs of alcohol-involved injuries. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2007;50:136-142. PubMed ID: 17187380. Abstract


Zullig KJ, Divin AL. The association between non-medical prescription drug use, depressive symptoms, and suicidality among college students. Addictive Behaviors 2012 Aug;37(8):890-99. Abstract


Zullig KJ, Lander L, White RJ, Sullivan C, Shockley C, Dong L, Pack RP, and Surber-Fedis T. Preliminary evaluation of the West Virginia Prescription Drug Abuse Quitline. West Virginia Medical Journal. 2010;106:38-46. Abstract


Zullig KJ, Young M, and Hussain M. Distinguishing between positive and negative social bonding in problem drinking among college students. American Journal of Health Education. 2010;3:85-92. Abstract