2 edition of Self-report methods of estimating drug use found in the catalog.
Self-report methods of estimating drug use
by Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Rockville, Md, Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Statement||editors, Beatrice A. Rouse, Nicholas J. Kozel, Louise G. Richards.|
|Series||NIDA research monograph ;, 57, DHHS publication ;, no. (ADM) 85-1402|
|Contributions||Kozel, Nicholas J., Richards, Louise G., Rouse, Beatrice A., National Institute on Drug Abuse.|
|LC Classifications||HV5809 .S45 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 181 p. :|
|Number of Pages||181|
|LC Control Number||85602313|
They include the reliance on self-reports; the indirect relationship between available indicators and the underlying quantities of greatest interest; and an overemphasis on measures of drug use at. The maximum likelihood estimate (mle) of is that value of that maximises lik(): it is the value that makes the observed data the \most probable". If the X i are iid, then the likelihood simpli es to lik() = Yn i=1 f(x ij) Rather than maximising this product which can be quite tedious, we often use the factFile Size: 75KB.
This article reviews the various available methods for validating self-report measures, highlighting self-report and biological testing techniques currently in use. It concludes! by suggesting future avenues of research for improving upon current substance use measurement techniques. STATISTICAL METHODS 1 STATISTICAL METHODS Arnaud Delorme, Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, INC, University of San Diego California, CA, La Jolla, USA. Email: [email protected] Keywords: statistical methods, inference, models, clinical, software, bootstrap, resampling, PCA, ICA Abstract: Statistics represents that body of methods by which characteristics of .
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OCLC Number: Notes: S/N Item C Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction and an overview / Beatrice A. Rouse, Nicholas J. Kozel, and Louise G. Richards --A discussion of validity / David N. Nurco --Validation of self-report: the research record / Adele V. Harrell --Influence of privacy on self-reported drug use by youths.
Kremling uses data from the Drug Use Forecasting (DUF) and the Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) programs to explore whether the drug estimates of DUF, using a non-probability sample, and the drug use estimates of ADAM, using a probability sample, yield different results.
problem drug use or injecting drug use is also part of this key indicator. These estimates are important for making comparison across (and within) member states, to help inform understanding of other indicators and to assist in the planning and provision of responses to problem drug use.
Introduction—The Validity of Self-Reported Drug Use: Improving the Accuracy of Survey Estimates Lana Harrison and Arthur Hughes ABSTRACT Measuring levels and patterns of illicit drug use, their correlates, and related behaviors requires the use of self-report methods.
However, the validity of self-reported data on sensitive and highly stigmatizedFile Size: 1MB. Inaccurate self-reporting is the primary threat to the validity and utility of self-report in the research on illicit drug use.
The purpose of this study was to estimate the sensitivity and specificity of self-report of drug use, using urine toxicity screening as a criterion variable, and to explore the individual characteristics associated with false reporting in a sample of urban African Cited by: Drug use can result in hard feelings, arguments, sadness and distance, or even violence, making the family less happy.
For others, the use of a drug may be part of enjoyable family times. Overall, what has been the effect on your family of your use of each drug you have listed. I think it has had a very damaging effect on my Size: 13KB.
The contents of the GAP Toolkit Module 3: Indirect methods for estimating the size of the drug problem was produced by the United Nations International Drug Control Programme as part of the activities conducted under the Global Assessment Programme on Drug Abuse (GAP).
For further information visit the GAP website atemail [email protected] use a reference period of twelve months. In Canada, continued use of drug is referred to as drug abuse when it becomes a problem or when it results in negative consequences for the person using it, with no restriction as to the period of drug use.
Nevertheless, in collecting data through telephone interviews on reported abuse of drugs, the reference. For target‐mediated drug disposition models, the IMP method is particularly efficient. 14 When the analysis starts far from reasonable initial values, the mode of the conditional (MAP) estimation during the first iteration in IMP is facilitated by allowing a Monte Carlo sampling of MCETA‐1 ETAs to be tested, and the ETA vector providing the Author: Robert J.
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Self-Report Methods of Estimating Drug Use: Meeting Current Challenges to Validity Editors: Beatrice A. Rouse, Ph.D. Nicholas J. Kozel, M.S. Louise G. Richards, Ph.D. Division of Epidemiology and Statistical Analysis National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA Research Monograph 57 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service.
Abstract. In this paper, the authors propose a method for estimating the incidence of heroin use by adjusting reported numbers of heroin users visiting drug treatment agencies for the time lag between onset of heroin use and first treatment request (lag distribution).Cited by: The capture-recapture method was used to estimate the prevalence of problem drug use.
For the study, the data concerning problem drug users were collected from the databases of health care and law. GAP Toolkit Module 2: Estimating Prevalence: Indirect Methods for Estimating the Size of the Drug Problem,was prepared with the support of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime as part of the activities of the Global Assessment Programme on Drug Abuse (GAP).
The main objective of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: List of tables --List of figures --Overview of the duf and adam program: understanding the problem --Why is it important to study illicit drug use?--DUF and ADAM program: criticism and transition from a the convenience to a probability sample --Data description and Missing: Self-report.
Your criminal justice class requires a study of the success of your state's drug courts. The professor suggests that you first select 10 counties from your state. From those ten counties you will select the two largest cities from each.
Finally the drug courts in each of the cities will be monitored to. This report summarizes methods and other supporting information that are relevant to estimates of substance use and mental health issues from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an annual survey of the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States aged 12 years old or older.
use of epidemiological methods for estimating the prevalence of drug use at the local level. We begin by briefly discussing the use of surveys in estimating the prevalence of drug misuse. We then detail the literature on other direct methods of prevalence estimation, such.
Psychometrically sound self-report measures of amphetamine use are essential for understanding, describing, and predicting drug use.
The current study provides evidence for the criterion-related validity and test-retest reliability of items assessing amphetamine use on the RBA in a sample of primarily heroin and cocaine by:. v Preface The INCB-WHO Guide on Estimating Requirements for Substances under International Control is intended to assist competent national authorities in identifying methods for calculating the quantities of controlled substances required for medical and scientific purposes.
At the same time, it will help those authorities to prepare the estimates and.A conceptual framework for reducing errors with self-report assessment of physical activity is presented to summarize the workgroup discussions (Figure 1).
The framework identifies six steps of the physical activity assessment process among which efforts might be made to reduce measurement errors with by: other drugs can also be estimated. In the following we will talk about estimating the incidence of drug use (DU) rather than of problem drug use (PDU), because even in the case of estimating first use of problem drug use that first use itself is usually not problematic.
Thus, these methods can be used to estimate the incidence of that part of.