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Below are some of the articles, books, and abstracts our team has authored:

Effect of Varenicline Combined With Medical Management on Alcohol Use Disorder With Comorbid Cigarette Smoking: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Individuals with alcohol use disorder have high rates of cigarette smoking. Varenicline tartrate, an approved treatment for smoking cessation, may reduce both drinking and smoking.

Cited: O'Malley SS, Zweben A, Fucito LM, Wu R, Piepmeier ME, Ockert DM, Bold KW, Petrakis I, Muvvala S, Jatlow P, Gueorguieva R.

Levels of Care and Stimulant Use Disorder Treatment

Clinicians can use ASAM Criteria to prioritize patients' treatment needs and to identify the areas where patients are most likely to have a successful response to treatment

Cited:Mee-Lee D, Shulman GD, Fishman MJ, Gastfriend DR, Miller MM, eds.

Assessment and Intervention with Individuals Dependent on Different Substances

Chapter 5. Clinical Work With Substance Abusing Clients, Third Edition, Edited by Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, Guildford Publications, Inc., New York, New York

Cited: Armin R. Baier, Edgar E. Coons, and David M. Ockert

Interface Between Substance Abuse Treatment and Other Health and Social Systems

in B. McGrady & E. Epsetin, (Eds.), Addictions: A Comprehensive Guidebook for Practitioners, (2nd Edition,) New York: Guildford Press. (P.VIII)

Cited: Rose, S., Zweben, A., Ockert, D., & Baier, A. (2013)

A Nonopioid Procedure for Outpatient Opioid Detoxification

Develop a concise outpatient opioid detoxification protocol utilizing nonopioid medications (clonidine, lorazepam, trazodone, and a stimulant). Investigate patient profiles for successful completion of the detoxification process and assess the safety and effectiveness of this medication combination in treating opioid withdrawal.

Cited: Ockert, David M. PhD; Volpicelli, Joseph R. MD, PhD; Baier, Armin R. Jr JD, MSW; Coons, Edgar E. PhD; Fingesten, Alexandra MD.

Treatment of Stimulant Dependence

Clinical Work with Substance Abusing Clients, Second Edition, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, ed., The Guilford Press, New York, NY. (Chapter 10)

Cited: Ockert, D.M., Baier, A.R., and Coons, E.E. (2004)

Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction

Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 40. DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 04-3939., Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD

Cited:Field Reviewer, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (2004)

Further Publications:

Assessment and Treatment of Clients Dependent on Cocaine and Other Stimulants

Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Staussner, ed., The Guilford Press, NY. (Section 17)

Cited: Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients. United States, Guilford Publications, 1992.

Post Hospital Outcome in Suburban Drug Addicts

Psychiatric Medicine, Drug Abuse Diagnosis and Management.

Cited: Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients, Second Edition. United States, Guilford Publications, 2004.

Lowered Drug Abuse Recidivism Following Psychotropic Medication. N.I.D.A.

Annual Meeting Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence. Abstract.

Cited: Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients, Second Edition. United States, Guilford Publications, 2004.

Variables Affecting Treatment Out come in Middle and Upper Class Opioid Addicts and Cocaine Abusers

14th Annual Meeting, Society for Neuroscience. Abstract.

Cited: Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients, Second Edition. United States, Guilford Publications, 2004.

Abstracts as Data: Dissertation Trends 1975-79

In: Social Work Research Abstracts

Cited: Jenkins, S., J. Alvelo, A. Cherry, R. Nishimoto, D.M. Ockert, and R. Sainz (1982)

Impact of New Immigrants on the Delivery of Social Services on Washington Heights: Working Paper

Conservation of Human Resources: Program on Newcomers to New York City, Columbia University School of Social Work.

Cited: Jenkins, S. and D.M. Ockert, et al. (1981)

Operational Model of Coordinated Service Delivery

In: Coping with Adolescent Substance Abuse. R. J. Padina, Editor, N.I.D.A. Project Monograph

Cited: Ockert, D.M., J. Schule, and P. Weber (1978)


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