Research Publication Highlights

Brain Function & Substance Use Behavior - Dr. Martz and colleagues published research findings in Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience on subtypes of brain functioning as they relate to substance use behavior.

Telehealth Recommendations for Substance-Using Populations in the Age COVIDDrs. Allison Lin, Anne Fernandez, and Erin Bonar published a viewpoint article in JAMA Psychiatry on role of telemedicine and mobile health in SUD care, the need to understand how to implement these services in order to continue them long term.

Encouraging Veterans in a Suicidal Crisis Call the Veterans Crisis Line - Dr. Mark Ilgen and colleagues developed an brief intervention designed to increase the use of the 24-hour Veterans Crisis Line during periods of suicidal crisis. Preliminary results showed significant increase in comfort with and confidence using the crisis line.

A Smartphone App to Address Risky Substance Use Among Adolescents and Emerging Adults - Dr. Maureen Walton and colleagues published their findings on the initial feasibility and acceptability testing of a promising mHealth smartphone app, called MiSARA, designed to reduce escalation in substance use.

Postoperative Complications: Gaps in Preoperative Alcohol Screening and Knowledge - Risky alcohol use is one of the most common risk factors leading to postoperative complications. Dr. Anne Fernandez led a study that highlights potential gaps in alcohol-related knowledge and care, and found providers place a low priority on alcohol interventions in the perioperative context.


2021 Addiction Center Faculty Publications

  • Arnold, T. D., Lin, L., Cotton, B. P., Bryson, W. C., & Polenick, C. A. (2021). Gender Differences in Patterns and Correlates of Continued Substance Use among Patients in Methadone Maintenance Treatment. Substance Use & Misuse, 1-10.


  • Bonar, E. E., Cunningham, R. M., Sweezea, E. C., Blow, F. C., Drislane, L. E., & Walton, M. A. (2021). Piloting a brief intervention plus mobile boosters for drug use among emerging adults receiving emergency department care. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 108625.


  • Cunningham, R. M., Sweezea, E. C., Blow, F. C., Drislane, L. E., & Walton, M. A. (2021). Piloting a brief intervention plus mobile boosters for drug use among emerging adults receiving emergency department care. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 108625.


  • Clark, D. Angus, et al. Adolescent Sexual Development and Peer Groups: Reciprocal Associations and Shared Genetic and Environmental Influences. Archives of Sexual Behavior 50.1 (2021): 141-160


  • Coughlin, L.N., Bonar, E.E., Bohnert, A.S.B., Blow, F.C., Bauermeister, J.A., Cross, Y., Cunningham, R., Young, S.D. & Walton, M.A. Patterns of same-day alcohol and cannabis use in adolescents and young adults with risky alcohol use. Addiction Research and Theory.  (In press)


  • Coughlin, L.N., Lin, L., Jannausch, M., Ilgen, M., Bonar, E. Methamphetamine use among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. (In press).


  • Coughlin, L.N., Ilgen, M.A., Jannausch, M., Walton, M.A. & Bohnert, K.M. Progression of cannabis withdrawal symptoms in medical cannabis patients with chronic pain. Addiction. Online ahead of print. PMID 33400332 (In press)


  • Coughlin, L. N., Nahum-Shani, I., Philyaw-Kotov, M. L., Bonar, E. E., Rabbi, M., Klasnja, P., ... & Walton, M. A. (2021). Developing an Adaptive Mobile Intervention to Address Risky Substance Use Among Adolescents and Emerging Adults: Usability Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 9(1), e24424.


  • Coughlin, L. N., Bonar, E. E., & Bickel, W. K. (2021). Considerations for remote delivery of behavioral economic interventions for substance use disorder during COVID-19 and beyond. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 120, 108150.


  • Cousins, M., Jannausch, M., Coughlin, L.N., Jagsi, R. & Ilgen, M.A. Prevalence of cannabis use among individuals with a history of cancer in the United States. Cancer. Online ahead of print June 3 2021 DOI: 10.1002/cncr.33646   PMID 340817722 (In press)


  • Czyz, E. K., King, C. A., Prouty, D., Micol, V. J., Walton, M., & Nahum‐Shani, I. (2021). Adaptive intervention for prevention of adolescent suicidal behavior after hospitalization: a pilot sequential multiple assignment randomized trial. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. doi:10.1111/jcpp.13383.


  • Fernandez, A. C., Guetterman, T. C., Borsari, B., Mello, M. J., Mellinger, J., Tonnesen, H., ... & Blow, F. C. (2021). Gaps in Alcohol Screening and Intervention Practices in Surgical Healthcare: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Addiction Medicine. E Pub Ahead of Print.


  • Fitzgerald, P. J., Kounelis-Wuillaume, S. K., Gheidi, A., Morrow, J. D., Spencer-Segal, J. L., & Watson, B. O. (2021). Sex-and stress-dependent effects of a single injection of ketamine on open field and forced swim behavior. Stress, 1-9.


  • Goldstick, J. E., Lyons, V. H., Myers, M. G., Walton, M. A., Heinze, J. E., & Cunningham, R. M. (2021). Within-and between-person associations with drug use disorder among adolescents and emerging adults presenting to an urban emergency department. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 108605.


  • Hicks, B. M., Clark, D. A., Deak, J., Schaefer, J., Liu, M., Jang, S., ... & Vrieze, S. (2021). Polygenic Scores for Smoking and Educational Attainment have Independent Influences on Academic Success and Adjustment in Adolescence and Educational Attainment in Adulthood. (preprint).


  • Ilgen, M. A., Stewart, H. J., Lhermitte, S. L., Pfeiffer, P. N., Britton, P. C., & Pope, E. B. (2021). Developing and Testing Crisis Line Facilitation to Encourage Help Seeking in Adults Receiving Inpatient Treatment for a Suicidal Crisis. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 28 (1), 15-21.


  • Lange, S., Bagge, C., Probst, C., & Rehm, J. (2021). Proportion of individuals with past-year suicidal ideation who attempted suicide over the past 10 years in the United States, and the influence of age and sex. Crisis, 42, 152-156.


  • Lin, L.A., Fortney, J., Bohnert, A.S.B., Coughlin, L.N., Zhang, L. & Piette, J.D. Comparing telemedicine versus in-person buprenorphine treatment in US Veterans with opioid use disorder. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. (In press)     


  • Lin, Lewei Allison, and Richard Saitz. "What Will it Take to Stem the Tide? Understanding and Addressing the Needs of People With Addiction Involving Multiple Substances." Journal of Addiction Medicine, 15.1 (2021): 1-2.


  • Lin, L. A., Bohnert, A. S., Blow, F. C., Gordon, A. J., Ignacio, R. V., Kim, H. M., & Ilgen, M. A. (2021). Polysubstance use and association with opioid use disorder treatment in the US Veterans Health Administration. Addiction, 116(1), 96-104.


  • Lagisetty, P., Garpestad, C., Larkin, A., Macleod, C., Antoku, D., Slat, S., ... & Lin, L. A. (2021). Identifying Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder: Validity of International Classification of Diseases Diagnostic Codes for Opioid Dependence and Abuse. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 108583.


  • Maust, D. T., Kim, H. M., Wiechers, I. R., Ignacio, R. V., Bohnert, A. S., & Blow, F. C. (2021). Benzodiazepine Use among Medicare, Commercially Insured, and Veteran Older Adults, 2013–2017. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 69(1), 98-105.


  • McAfee, J., Boehnke, K. F., Moser, S. M., Brummett, C. M., Waljee, J. F., & Bonar, E. E. (2021). Perioperative cannabis use: a longitudinal study of associated clinical characteristics and surgical outcomes. Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, 46(2), 137-144.


  • Mellinger, J. L., Shedden, K., Winder, G. S., Fernandez, A. C., Lee, B. P., Waljee, J., ... & Lok, A. S. (2021). Bariatric surgery and the risk of alcohol‐related cirrhosis and alcohol misuse. Liver International.


  • Sripada, C., & Weigard, A. (2021). Impaired Evidence Accumulation as a Transdiagnostic Vulnerability Factor in Psychopathology. Frontiers in psychiatry, 12, 627179.


  • Suzuki, T., Comtois, K. A., Dickens, H., & Bagge, C. L. (2021). Motivations for Suicide Attempts amongst Psychiatric Inpatients: Associations with Risk Factors and Recent Suicide Attempt Characteristics. Psychiatry research, 295, 113574.


  • Tang, R., Santosa, K. B., Vu, J. V., Lin, L. A., Lai, Y. L., Englesbe, M. J., ... & Waljee, J. F. (2021). Preoperative opioid use and readmissions following surgery. Annals of surgery. E-Pub Ahead of Print.


  • Weigard, A., & Sripada, C. (2021). Task-general efficiency of evidence accumulation as a computationally-defined neurocognitive trait: Implications for clinical neuroscience. Biological Psychiatry Global Open Science.


  • Weigard, A., Wilson, S. J., Shapiro, Z., Galloway-Long, H., & Huang-Pollock, C. (2021). Neural correlates of working memory’s suppression of aversive olfactory distraction effects. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 1-15.


2020 Addiction Center Faculty Publications