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Scant data has found that the deportation of a migrant family member has adverse health consequences for their US-citizen family members. However, no study has investigated how the detention or deportations of others (e.g., family, friends) relate to the alcohol and drug-using behaviors of US-citizen Latinos.
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Name: The International journal on drug policy
To investigate how personally knowing a deported migrant relates to past-year prescription drug misuse among US-citizen Latinos. Between April and May 2019, a national sample (n = 3446) was recrui...
Tobacco smoking and binge or excess drinking are unhealthy behaviors that frequently co-occur. Studies of Hispanics/Latinos have mostly been of Mexican Americans although there are substantial differe...
Cannabis policies are rapidly evolving in the US. This study's purpose was to examine relationships between cannabis harm perceptions, substance use, and demographic characteristics on attitudes towar...
Psychotic experiences (PE), below the threshold of psychotic disorder, are common in the general population. PE are associated with risk behaviors such as suicidality, non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) ...
Emerging adult minority males have inequitable negative consequences from substance abuse. They are also frequent users of social media, logging into popular sites up to 25 times per week on average, ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a brief "Surf the Urge" intervention to reduce adolescent and young adult (i.e., 14 to 24 years old) urge-related behaviors. T...
Adolescent substance use, sexual assault, and sexual risk behaviors pose a great public health concern, and subsequently there is also a great need to prevent these behaviors and experienc...
Alcohol abuse is the leading cause of death and serious injury among college students, and students also experience significant harms from other types of substance misuse and risk behavior...
Currently in the United States, the achieved level of glycemic control for adult Latinos with type 2 diabetes (T2D) is sub-optimal compared to the non-Latino Caucasian population. Among La...
This study evaluates a contingency management program that rewards homeless, non-treatment-seeking substance abusing men who have sex with men (MSM) for abstaining from drugs and for perfo...
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