Alemagno, Sonia A.

Research Methods in the Study of Substance Abuse

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Table of contents

Part I. Overview

1. History of Substance Abuse Research in the United States
Jonathan B. VanGeest, Timothy P. Johnson, Sonia A. Alemagno

2. Transdisciplinary Research Perspective: Epidemiological Criminology as an Emerging Theoretical Framework for Substance Abuse Research
Jennifer M. Reingle Gonzalez, Timothy A. Akers

Part II. Quantitative Approaches

3. Randomized Controlled Trials in Substance Abuse Treatment Research: Fundamental Aspects and New Developments in Random Assignment Strategies, Comparison/Control Conditions, and Design Characteristics
James A. Swartz

4. Sampling Strategies for Substance Abuse Research
Joseph Gfroerer, Arthur Hughes, Jonaki Bose

5. Common Statistical Methods for Primary and Secondary Analysis in Substance Abuse Research
Adam King, Libo Li, Yih-Ing Hser

6. Longitudinal Methods in Substance Use Research
Brent Teasdale, Jerreed Ivanich

Part III. Qualitative and Mixed-Method Approaches

7. Qualitative Methods in Substance Abuse Research
Paul Draus

8. Qualitative Data Analysis in Drug Research
Henry H. Brownstein

9. Using GIS for Substance Abuse Research and Intervention
Jacqueline W. Curtis, Andrew Curtis

10. All Mixed Up: Considerations in Blending Qualitative and Quantitative Components in Substance Abuse Research
Sheryl L. Chatfield, Jeffrey S. Hallam

Part IV. Measurement Issues

11. Assessment of Substance Misuse
Timothy J. Grigsby, Steve Sussman, Chih-Ping Chou, Susan L. Ames

12. Validity: Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Substance Abuse Research
Brian E. Perron, David Cordova, Christopher Salas-Wright, Michael G. Vaughn

13. Using Surveys to Study Substance Use Behavior
Timothy P. Johnson, Jonathan B. VanGeest

14. The Use of Biological Measures in Social Research on Drug Misuse
Michael Fendrich, Timothy P. Johnson, Jessica Becker

Part V. Special Populations

15. Conducting Research on Adolescent Substance Abuse
Dianne L. Kerr, Willie H. Oglesby

16. LGBT Populations and Substance Abuse Research: An Overview
Dianne L. Kerr, Willie H. Oglesby

17. Conducting Substance Abuse Research: Incarcerated Populations
Sage Kim, Michael Puisis

Part VI. Policy Research

18. Application: What Role Does Research Play in Shaping Substance Abuse Policy?
John T. Carnevale

19. Economic Evaluation of Substance Abuse and Prevention Programs
Willie H. Oglesby, Lauren Birmingham

20. Evaluation of Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Programs
Peggy Stephens, Zili Sloboda, Deric Kenne

Keywords: Social Sciences, Research Methodology, Public Health, Epidemiology

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