Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:1
Substance Use and Misuse
Why Changes in Price Matter When Thinking About Marijuana Policy: A Review of the Literature on the Elasticity of Demand
Recent debates regarding liberalization of marijuana policies often rest on assumptions regarding the extent to which such policy changes would lead to a change in marijuana consumption and by whom. This paper...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:2
A life stage perspective is necessary for development of age-appropriate strategies to address substance use disorders (SUDs) and related health conditions in order to produce better overall health and well-be...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:3
The alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems arena is extending its organizing center from knowledge drawn from the study of addiction-related pathologies and clinical and social interventions to knowledge drawn ...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:4
The main target of alcohol and other drug self-administration is the brain. For this reason understanding of brain mechanisms (i.e., neuroscience research) may offer important insights for creating effective p...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:5
New scientific knowledge and effective, evidence-based interventions have provided health leaders and policymakers a remarkable paradigm to guide the development of addiction treatment services around the worl...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:6
The Brazilian Drug Policy Situation: The Public Health Approach Based on Research Undertaken in a Developing Country
Brazil is one of the largest countries in the world, and is home to significant demographic, social and cultural diversity, as well as intense regional inequality. The country has successfully tackled many of ...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:7
Can Substance Use Disorders be Managed Using the Chronic Care Model? Review and Recommendations from a NIDA Consensus Group
Brain imaging and genetic studies over the past two decades suggest that substance use disorders are best considered chronic illnesses. The passing of the Affordable Care Act in the United States has set the o...
Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:8