Several new publications and presentations highlight the research of Center staff and colleagues.
Drs. Brendan Saloner and Benjamin Cook's new publication in Health Affairs finds that Blacks and hispanics are less likely than whites to complete addiction treatment, largely due to socioeconomic factors. Their work was recently covered in daily Rx and Bioscience Technology. Another recent publication by Dr. Cook addresses Racial/Ethnic Disparity Trends in Children's Mental Health Care Access and Expenditures from 2002 to 2007.
Dr. Nicholas Carson reports on Racial/Ethnic Differences in Video Game and Internet use among U.S. Adolescents with Mental Health and Educational Difficulties. This paper was recently presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Center Collaborator Peter Guarnaccia talks about "Assessing Diversity Among Latinos" based on analysis of NLAAS data. The talk is part of the newly launched Latino Information Network (LIN@R) at Rutgers.
A Special Issue in the journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence features new publications by Center staff and collaborators.
- Dr. Molina looks at Neighborhood Context and Substance Use Disorders: A comparative analysis of racial and ethnic groups in the United States.
- Dr. Mulvaney-Day addresses Unmet Need for Treatment for Substance Use Disorders across Race and Ethnicity.
- Dr. Darghouth reports on Assessment of Co-occurring Depression and Substance Use in an Ethnically Diverse Patient Sample during Behavioral Health Intake Interviews.
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