Allison Sepulveda
Virginia Commonwealth University
Publications 3
This study examined prevalence of biologically-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use in adult women receiving care at three different sites in a health care system and to explore associated use of caffeine, alcohol, and tobacco. The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Prevalence Survey (CAMPS) assessed frequency, quantity and reason for use of 36 biologically-based CAMs and communication with a physician/ pharmacist about use. CAMPS also assessed depressive symptoms and prior...
#1Lori Keyser-Marcus (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 13
#2Anika A.H. Alvanzo (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 10
Last.Dace S. Svikis (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 7
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Individuals with substance use disorders are often plagued by psychiatric comorbidities and histories of physical and/or sexual trauma. Males and females, although different in their rates of expressed trauma and psychiatric symptomatology, experience comparable adverse consequences, including poorer substance abuse treatment outcomes, diminished psychosocial functioning, and severe employment problems. The goal of the current study was to examine the relationships between trauma history, lifeti...
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#1Dace S. Svikis (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 34
#2Lori Keyser-Marcus (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 13
Last.Joan Ellen ZwebenH-Index: 21
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a b s t r a c t Background: Unemployment is associated with negative outcomes both during and after drug abuse treat- ment. Interventions designed to increase rates of employment may also improve drug abuse treatment outcomes. The purpose of this multi-site clinical trial was to evaluate the Job Seekers' Workshop (JSW), a three session, manualized program designed to train patients in the skills needed to find and secure a job. Method: Study participants were recruited through the NIDA Clinical ...
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