Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health


Papers in Refereed Journals
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Papers in Refereed Journals

(*Marks those directly related to CTN; others related but not directly)


Pecoraro, A., Woody, G.E. (2011).  Medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence: making a difference in prisons. F 1000 Medical Reports 2011, 3:1 (doi:10.3410/M3-1);

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Calsyn, D. A., Cousins, S. J., Hatch-Maillette, M. A., Forcehimes, A., Mandler, R., Doyle, S. R., et al. (2010). Sex under the influence of drugs or alcohol: common for men in substance abuse treatment and associated with high-risk sexual behavior. Am J Addict, 19(2), 119-127. PMCID 20163383

Calsyn, D. A., Crits-Christoph, P., Hatch-Maillette, M. A., Doyle, S. R., Song, Y. S., Coyer, S., et al. (2010). Reducing sex under the influence of drugs or alcohol for patients in substance abuse treatment. Addiction, 105(1), 100-108. PMCID 20078464

Chakrabarti, A., Woody, G. E., Griffin, M. L., Subramaniam, G., Weiss, R. D., Chakrabarti, A., et al. (2010). Predictors of buprenorphine-naloxone dosing in a 12-week treatment trial for opioid-dependent youth: secondary analyses from a NIDA Clinical Trials Network study. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 107(2-3), 253-256. PMCID 19948382

Cohen, L. R., Greenfield, S. F., Gordon, S., Killeen, T., Jiang, H., Zhang, Y., et al. (2010). Survey of eating disorder symptoms among women in treatment for substance abuse. Am J Addict, 19(3), 245-251. PMCID 20525031

Meade, C. S., Weiss, R. D., Fitzmaurice, G. M., Poole, S. A., Subramaniam, G. A., Patkar, A. A., et al. (2010). HIV Risk Behavior in Treatment-Seeking Opioid-Dependent Youth: Results From a NIDA Clinical Trials Network Multisite Study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndrome 1:55(1);65-72.  PMCID 20393347

Mimiaga, M. J., Safren, S. A., Dvoryak, S., Reisner, S. L., Needle, R., Woody, G. (2010).  We fear the police and the police fear us: structural and individual barriers and facilitators to HIV medication adherence among injection drug users in Kiev, Ukraine. AIDS Care 22:11, 1305-1313. URL:

Nunes, E. V., Ball, S., Booth, R., Brigham, G., Calsyn, D. A., Carroll, K., et al. (2010). Multisite effectiveness trials of treatments for substance abuse and co-occurring problems: have we chosen the best designs? J Subst Abuse Treat, 38 Suppl 1, S97-112. PMCID 20307801

Wu, L., Ling, W., Burchett, B., Blazer, D.B., Shostak, B., Woody, G., E.  Gender and racial/ethnic differences in addiction severity, HIV Risk, and quality of life among adults in opioid detoxification: results from the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network. (2010) Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation 1:13-22. Open Access Articleclick here

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Calsyn, D. A., Hatch-Maillette, M., Tross, S., Doyle, S. R., Crits-Christoph, P., Song, Y. S., et al. (2009). Motivational and skills training HIV/sexually transmitted infection sexual risk reduction groups for men. J Subst Abuse Treat, 37(2), 138-150. PMCID 19150206

Carise, D., Brooks, A., Alterman, A., McLellan, A. T., Hoover, V., & Forman, R. (2009). Implementing evidence-based practices in community treatment programs: initial feasibility of a counselor "toolkit". Subst Abus, 30(3), 239-243. PMCID 19591060

Crits-Christoph, P., Gallop, R., Temes, C. M., Woody, G., Ball, S. A., Martino, S., et al. (2009). The alliance in motivational enhancement therapy and counseling as usual for substance use problems. J Consult Clin Psychol, 77(6), 1125-1135. PMCID 19968388

Crits-Christoph, P., Gibbons, M. B., Ring-Kurtz, S., Gallop, R., & Present, J. (2009). A pilot study of community-friendly manual-guided drug counseling. J Subst Abuse Treat, 37(1), 8-16. PMCID 19038525

DuPont, R. L., McLellan, A. T., White, W. L., Merlo, L. J., & Gold, M. S. (2009). Setting the standard for recovery: Physicians' Health Programs. J Subst Abuse Treat, 36(2), 159-171. PMCID 19161896

Jaffee, W. B., Chu, J. A., & Woody, G. E. (2009). Trauma, dissociation, and substance dependence in an adolescent male. Harv Rev Psychiatry, 17(1), 60-67. PMCID 19205967

Lott, J. P., Marlowe, D. B., Forman, R. F., Lott, J. P., Marlowe, D. B., & Forman, R. F. (2009). Availability of websites offering to sell psilocybin spores and psilocybin. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 41(3), 305-307. PMCID 19999684

Subramaniam, G. A., & Stitzer, M. A. (2009). Clinical characteristics of treatment-seeking prescription opioid vs. heroin-using adolescents with opioid use disorder. Drug Alcohol Depend, 101(1-2), 13-19. PMCID 19081205

Wu, L. T., Pan, J. J., Blazer, D. G., Tai, B., Stitzer, M. L., Brooner, R. K., et al. (2009). An item response theory modeling of alcohol and marijuana dependences: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study. J Stud Alcohol Drugs, 70(3), 414-425. PMCID 19371493

Ziedonis, D. M., Amass, L., Steinberg, M., Woody, G., Krejci, J., Annon, J. J., et al. (2009). Predictors of outcome for short-term medically supervised opioid withdrawal during a randomized, multicenter trial of buprenorphine-naloxone and clonidine in the NIDA clinical trials network drug and alcohol dependence. Drug Alcohol Depend, 99(1-3), 28-36. PMCID 18805656

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DiClemente, R. J., Wingood, G. M., Blank, M. B., & Metzger, D. S. (2008). Future directions for HIV prevention research: charting a prevention science research agenda. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 47 Suppl 1, S47-48. PMCID 18301134

Evans, D. L., Lynch, K. G., Benton, T., Dube, B., Gettes, D. R., Tustin, N. B., et al. (2008). Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor and substance P antagonist enhancement of natural killer cell innate immunity in human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Biol Psychiatry, 63(9), 899-905. PMCID 17945197

Fiellin, D. A. (2008). Treatment of adolescent opioid dependence: no quick fix. Jama, 300(17), 2057-2059. PMCID 18984896

Gordon, S. M., Johnson, J. A., Greenfield, S. F., Cohen, L., Killeen, T., & Roman, P. M. (2008). Assessment and treatment of co-occurring eating disorders in publicly funded addiction treatment programs. Psychiatr Serv, 59(9), 1056-1059. PMCID 18757602

Hoover, V., Marlowe, D. B., Patapis, N. S., Festinger, D. S., & Forman, R. F. (2008). Internet access to Salvia divinorum: implications for policy, prevention, and treatment.J Subst Abuse Treat, 35(1), 22-27. PMCID 17931827

McCarty, D., Fuller, B., Kaskutas, L. A., Wendt, W. W., Nunes, E. V., Miller, M., et al. (2008). Treatment programs in the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network. Drug Alcohol Depend, 92(1-3), 200-207. PMCID 17875368

McGovern, M. P., McLellan, A. T., McGovern, M. P., & McLellan, A. T. (2008). The status of addiction treatment research with co-occurring substance use and psychiatric disorders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 34(1), 1-2. PMCID 17574797

Schepis, T. S., Marlowe, D. B., & Forman, R. F. (2008). The availability and portrayal of stimulants over the Internet. J Adolesc Health, 42(5), 458-465. PMCID 18407040

Tross, S., Campbell, A. N., Cohen, L. R., Calsyn, D., Pavlicova, M., Miele, G. M., et al. (2008). Effectiveness of HIV/STD sexual risk reduction groups for women in substance abuse treatment programs: results of NIDA Clinical Trials Network Trial. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 48(5), 581-589. PMCID 18645513

Walley, A. Y., Krupitsky, E. M., Cheng, D. M., Raj, A., Edwards, E. M., Bridden, C., et al. (2008). Implications of cannabis use and heavy alcohol use on HIV drug risk behaviors in Russian heroin users. AIDS Behav, 12(4), 662-669. PMCID 17487577

Woody, G. E., Poole, S. A., Subramaniam, G., Dugosh, K., Bogenschutz, M., Abbott, P., et al. (2008). Extended vs short-term buprenorphine-naloxone for treatment of opioid-addicted youth: a randomized trial. Jama, 300(17), 2003-2011. PMCID 18984887

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Ball, S. A., Martino, S., Nich, C., Frankforter, T. L., Van Horn, D., Crits-Christoph, P., et al. (2007). Site matters: multisite randomized trial of motivational enhancement therapy in community drug abuse clinics. J Consult Clin Psychol, 75(4), 556-567. PMCID 17663610

Berrettini, W. H., Wileyto, E. P., Epstein, L., Restine, S., Hawk, L., Shields, P., et al. (2007). Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene variants predict response to bupropion therapy for tobacco dependence. Biological Psychiatry, 61(1), 111-118. PMCID 16876132

Carise, D., Dugosh, K. L., McLellan, A. T., Camilleri, A., Woody, G. E., Lynch, K. G., et al. (2007). Prescription OxyContin abuse among patients entering addiction treatment. American Journal of Psychiatry, 164(11), 1750-1756. PMCID 17974941

Cicero, T. J., Dart, R. C., Inciardi, J. A., Woody, G. E., Schnoll, S., & Munoz, A. (2007). The development of a comprehensive risk-management program for prescription opioid analgesics: researched abuse, diversion and addiction-related surveillance (RADARS). Pain Med, 8(2), 157-170. PMCID 17305687

Forman, R., Crits-Christoph, P., Kaynak, O., Worley, M., Hantula, D. A., Kulaga, A., et al. (2007). A feasibility study of a web-based performance improvement system for substance abuse treatment providers. J Subst Abuse Treat, 33(4), 363-371. PMCID 17499954

Grant, B. F., Compton, W. M., Crowley, T. J., Hasin, D. S., Helzer, J. E., Li, T. K., et al. (2007). Errors in assessing DSM-IV substance use disorders. Archives of General Psychiatry, 64(3), 379-380; author reply 381-372. PMCID 17339528

Greenfield, S. F., Brooks, A. J., Gordon, S. M., Green, C. A., Kropp, F., McHugh, R. K., et al. (2007). Substance abuse treatment entry, retention, and outcome in women: a review of the literature. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 86(1), 1-21. PMCID 16759822

Kruptisky, E. M., Burakov, A. M., Tsoy, M. V., Egorova, V. Y., Slavina, T. Y., Grinenko, A. Y., et al. (2007). Overcoming opioid blockade from depot naltrexone (Prodetoxon).[Erratum appears in Addiction. 2007 Aug;102(8):1334]. Addiction, 102(7), 1164-1165. PMCID 17498182

McCarty, D., Fuller, B. E., Arfken, C., Miller, M., Nunes, E. V., Edmundson, E., et al. (2007). Direct care workers in the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network: characteristics, opinions, and beliefs. Psychiatr Serv, 58(2), 181-190. PMCID 17287373

Najavits, L. M., Harned, M. S., Gallop, R. J., Butler, S. F., Barber, J. P., Thase, M. E., et al. (2007). Six-month treatment outcomes of cocaine-dependent patients with and without PTSD in a multisite national trial. Journal of Studies on Alcohol & Drugs, 68(3), 353-361. PMCID 17446974

Plotzker, R. E., Metzger, D. S., Holmes, W. C., Plotzker, R. E., Metzger, D. S., & Holmes, W. C. (2007). Childhood sexual and physical abuse histories, PTSD, depression, and HIV risk outcomes in women injection drug users: a potential mediating pathway. American Journal on Addictions, 16(6), 431-438. PMCID 18058406

Smith, M. Y., Bailey, J. E., Woody, G. E., Kleber, H. D., Smith, M. Y., Bailey, J. E., et al. (2007). Abuse of buprenorphine in the United States: 2003-2005. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 26(3), 107-111. PMCID 18018814

Solomon, P. L., Tennille, J. A., Lipsitt, D., Plumb, E., Metzger, D., & Blank, M. B. (2007). Rapid assessment of existing HIV prevention programming in a community mental health center. J Prev Interv Community, 33(1-2), 137-151. PMCID 17298936

Woody GE, K. V., Lewis K, Thompson R (2007). Premature deaths after discharge from Methadone maintenance: A replication. J Addict Med, 1(4), 180-185. PMCID

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Anton, R. F., O'Malley, S. S., Ciraulo, D. A., Cisler, R. A., Couper, D., Donovan, D. M., et al. (2006). Combined pharmacotherapies and behavioral interventions for alcohol dependence: the COMBINE study: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA, 295(17), 2003-2017. PMCID 16670409

Forman, R. F. (2006). Innovations: Alcohol & drug abuse: Narcotics on the net: the availability of Web sites selling controlled substances. Psychiatr Serv, 57(1), 24-26. PMCID 16403726

Forman, R. F., Marlowe, D. B., & McLellan, A. T. (2006). The Internet as a source of drugs of abuse. Curr Psychiatry Rep, 8(5), 377-382. PMCID 16968618

Forman, R. F., Marlowe, D. B., McLellan, A. T., Forman, R. F., Marlowe, D. B., & McLellan, A. T. (2006). The Internet as a source of drugs of abuse. Current Psychiatry Reports, 8(5), 377-382. PMCID 16968618

Forman, R. F., Woody, G. E., McLellan, T., & Lynch, K. G. (2006). The availability of web sites offering to sell opioid medications without prescriptions. Am J Psychiatry, 163(7), 1233-1238. PMCID 16816229

Gordon, S., Forman, R., & Siatkowski, C. (2006). Knowledge and use of the internet as a source of controlled substances. JSAT, 30, 271-274. PMCID

Gordon, S., Forman, R. F., & Siatkowski, C. (2006). Knowledge and use of the internet as a source of controlled substances. J Subst Abuse Treat, 30(3), 271-274. PMCID 16616172

Krupitsky, E. M., Zvartau, E. E., Lioznov, D. A., Tsoy, M. V., Egorova, V. Y., Belyaeva, T. V., et al. (2006). Co-morbidity of infectious and addictive diseases in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, Russia. European Addiction Research, 12(1), 12-19. PMCID 16352898

Lerman, C., Jepson, C., Wileyto, E. P., Epstein, L. H., Rukstalis, M., Patterson, F., et al. (2006). Role of functional genetic variation in the dopamine D2 receptor (DRD2) in response to bupropion and nicotine replacement therapy for tobacco dependence: results of two randomized clinical trials. Neuropsychopharmacology, 31(1), 231-242. PMCID 16123753

Mark, H. D., Nanda, J., Davis-Vogel, A., Navaline, H., Scotti, R., Wickrema, R., et al. (2006). Profiles of self-reported HIV-risk behaviors among injection drug users in methadone maintenance treatment, detoxification, and needle exchange programs.Public Health Nursing, 23(1), 11-19. PMCID 16460416

Ninan, P. T., Koran, L. M., Kiev, A., Davidson, J. R., Rasmussen, S. A., Zajecka, J. M., et al. (2006). High-dose sertraline strategy for nonresponders to acute treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a multicenter double-blind trial. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 67(1), 15-22. PMCID 16426083

Simoes, A. A., Bastos, F. I., Moreira, R. I., Lynch, K. G., Metzger, D. S., Simoes, A. A., et al. (2006a). A randomized trial of audio computer and in-person interview to assess HIV risk among drug and alcohol users in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 30(3), 237-243. PMCID 16616168

Simoes, A. A., Bastos, F. I., Moreira, R. I., Lynch, K. G., Metzger, D. S., Simoes, A. A., et al. (2006b). Acceptability of audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI) among substance abusers seeking treatment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 82 Suppl 1, S103-107. PMCID 16769438

Smith, M. Y., Dart, R., Hughes, A., Geller, A., Senay, E., Woody, G., et al. (2006). Clinician validation of Poison Control Center (PCC) intentional exposure cases involving prescription opioids. American Journal of Drug & Alcohol Abuse, 32(3), 465-478. PMCID 16864474

Wang, X., Douglas, S. D., Peng, J. S., Metzger, D. S., O'Brien, C. P., Zhang, T., et al. (2006). Naltrexone inhibits alcohol-mediated enhancement of HIV infection of T lymphocytes. Journal of Leukocyte Biology, 79(6), 1166-1172. PMCID 16574767

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Barber, J. P., Abrams, M. J., Connolly-Gibbons, M. B., Crits-Christoph, P., Barrett, M. S., Rynn, M., et al. (2005). Explanatory style change in supportive-expressive dynamic therapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 61(3), 257-268. PMCID 15625679

Carise, D., Gurel, O., McLellan, A. T., Dugosh, K., Kendig, C., Carise, D., et al. (2005). Getting patients the services they need using a computer-assisted system for patient assessment and referral--CASPAR. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 80(2), 177-189. PMCID 15913922

Dart, R. C., Woody, G. E., Kleber, H. D., Dart, R. C., Woody, G. E., & Kleber, H. D. (2005). Prescribing methadone as an analgesic. Annals of Internal Medicine, 143(8), 620. PMCID 16230741

Fudala, P., & Woody, G. (2005). Practical Approaches to Treating Opioid Addiction.Psychiatric Times, 22(10), 52-53. PMCID

Henningfield, J. E., McLellan, A. T., Henningfield, J. E., & McLellan, A. T. (2005). Medications work for severely addicted smokers: implications for addiction therapists and primary care physicians. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 28(1), 1-2. PMCID 15723725

Li, Y., Wang, X., Douglas, S. D., Metzger, D. S., Woody, G., Zhang, T., et al. (2005). CD8+ T cell depletion amplifies hepatitis C virus replication in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 192(6), 1093-1101. PMCID 16107965

Ling, W., Amass, L., Shoptaw, S., Annon, J. J., Hillhouse, M., Babcock, D., et al. (2005). A multi-center randomized trial of buprenorphine-naloxone versus clonidine for opioid detoxification: findings from the National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network.[Erratum appears in Addiction. 2006 Sep;101(9):1374]. Addiction, 100(8), 1090-1100. PMCID 16042639

McKay, J. R., Lynch, K. G., Shepard, D. S., Morgenstern, J., Forman, R. F., & Pettinati, H. M. (2005). Do patient characteristics and initial progress in treatment moderate the effectiveness of telephone-based continuing care for substance use disorders? Addiction, 100(2), 216-226. PMCID 15679751

McLellan, A. T., McKay, J. R., Forman, R., Cacciola, J., Kemp, J., McLellan, A. T., et al. (2005). Reconsidering the evaluation of addiction treatment: from retrospective follow-up to concurrent recovery monitoring. Addiction, 100(4), 447-458. PMCID 15784059

McLellan, A. T., Weinstein, R. L., Shen, Q., Kendig, C., Levine, M., McLellan, A. T., et al. (2005). Improving continuity of care in a public addiction treatment system with clinical case management. American Journal on Addictions, 14(5), 426-440. PMCID 16257880

Smith, M. Y., Woody, G., Smith, M. Y., & Woody, G. (2005). Nonmedical use and abuse of scheduled medications prescribed for pain, pain-related symptoms, and psychiatric disorders: patterns, user characteristics, and management options. Current Psychiatry Reports, 7(5), 337-343. PMCID 16216151

Sullivan, L. E., Metzger, D. S., Fudala, P. J., Fiellin, D. A., Sullivan, L. E., Metzger, D. S., et al. (2005). Decreasing international HIV transmission: the role of expanding access to opioid agonist therapies for injection drug users. Addiction, 100(2), 150-158. PMCID 15679744

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2002 - 2004

Crits-Christoph, P., Wilson, G. T., Hollon, S. D., Crits-Christoph, P., Wilson, G. T., & Hollon, S. D. (2004). Empirically supported psychotherapies: comment on Westen, Novotny, and Thompson-Brenner (2004). Psychological Bulletin, 131(3), 412-417. PMCID 15869337

Forman, R. F., Svikis, D., Montoya, I. D., & Blaine, J. (2004). Selection of a substance use disorder diagnostic instrument by the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network. J Subst Abuse Treat, 27(1), 1-8. PMCID 15223087

Krupitsky, E. M., Zvartau, E. E., Masalov, D. V., Tsoi, M. V., Burakov, A. M., Egorova, V. Y., et al. (2004). Naltrexone for heroin dependence treatment in St. Petersburg, Russia. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 26(4), 285-294. PMCID 15182893

Metraux, S., Metzger, D. S., Culhane, D. P., Metraux, S., Metzger, D. S., & Culhane, D. P. (2004). Homelessness and HIV risk behaviors among injection drug users. Journal of Urban Health, 81(4), 618-629. PMCID 15466843

Forman, R. F. (2003). Availability of opioids on the Internet. Jama, 290(7), 889. PMCID 12928464

Forman, R. F., Bovasso, G., Woody, G., McNicholas, L., Clark, C., Royer-Malvestuto, C., et al. (2002). Staff beliefs about drug abuse clinical trials. J Subst Abuse Treat, 23(1), 55-60. PMCID 12127469

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*McLellan AT. The status of the United States Treatment System: Implications for Evidence Based Treatments. In Miller, W. R., & Carroll, K. M. (Eds.) Rethinking substance abuse: What the science shows and what we should do about it. New York: Guilford Press, 2005.

Mercer D, Woody GE. Individual psychotherapy and counseling for addiction. In: Oxford Textbook of Psychotherapy. Gabbard, G.O., Beck, J.S., Holmes, J. Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, UK, Ch. 19, Pp. 237-245, 2005.

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Carrieri MP, Amass L, Lucas GM, Vlahov D, Wodak A, Woody GE. Buprenorphine Use: The International Experience. In: Clinical Infectious Diseases. University of Chicago Press. 2007.

Woody GE. Substitution Treatment in Former Soviet Union: A Review of the Evidence. The Monitor. Published by UNODC from Moscow office (in Russian), 2007.

*Woody GE. Fudala PF. Opioid Related Disorders. In: Psychiatry, Volume 1 Tasman, A., Lieberman, J., Kay, J., (Eds.) John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2007.

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*McLellan AT, Kemp J, Carise D, Brooks D. Improving Public Addiction Treatment Through Performance Contracting: The Delaware Experiment Health Policy Health Policy Volume 87, Issue 3, Pages 296-308, 2008.

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*Cohen LR, & Gordon SM. Eating and Substance Use Disorders in Women. In K.T. Brady, S.E. Back, & S.F. Greenfield. (Eds.), Women and Addiction: A Comprehensive Textbook. New York: Guilford Press, 2009.

Woody GE, Cacciola J. Diagnosis and classification: DSM-IV-TR and ICD-10. In: Lowinson J, Ruiz P, Millman R. (Eds.) Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia. In press, 2009.

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Greenfield, S.F., Gordon, S.M., Cohen, L., & Trucco, E. Eating disorders in patients with substance use disorders: Diagnosis and treatment. In E.V. Nunes, J. Selzer, P. Levounis, & C.A. Davies (Eds.), Substance Dependence and Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders: Best Practices for Diagnosis and Treatment. Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute, 2010.

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