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  • Klimas, Jan; Muench, John; Wiest, Katharina; Croff, Raina; Rieckman, Traci; McCarthy, Denis (Taylor and Francis, 2015)
    Problem alcohol use is associated with adverse health and economic outcomes, especially among people in opioid agonist treatment. Screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) are effective in reducing ...
  • Klimas, Jan; Lally, Kevin; Murphy, Lisa; Crowley, Louise; Anderson, Rolande; Meagher, David; McCombe, Geoff; Smyth, Bobby P; Bury, Gerard; Cullen, Walter (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, 2014)
    Purpose: This paper describes the development and process evaluation of an educational intervention, designed to help general practitioners (GPs) identify and manage problem alcohol use among problem drug users. Methodology: ...
  • Klimas, Jan (ICGP (Irish College of General Practitioners), 2014)
    In an attempt to prove that counselling works for reducing drinking in concurrent problem alcohol and illicit drug users, Jan Klimas ended up on a journey through research and review
  • Martin, Marissa; Klimas, Jan; Dunne, Colum; Meagher, David; O'Connor, William T.; O'Dwyer, Patrick; Smyth, Bobby P; Cullen, Walter (Open Access Publishing London, 2013)
    Concurrent alcohol dependence poses a significant burden to health and wellbeing of people with established opioid dependence. Although previous research indicates that both genetic and environmental risk factors contribute ...
  • Klimas, Jan; Cullen, Walter (MedMedia, 2014)
    Under the guidance of brief interventions, how best can GPs help problem drinkers who also use other drugs, ask Jan Klimas and Walter Cullen
  • Klimas, Jan; Rieb,Launette; Bury, Gerard; Muench, John; O’Toole, Thomas; Rieckman, Traci; Cullen, Walter (2014)
    Background: The Affordable Care Act (2010) brings an opportunity to increase the integration of addiction treatment into the health care system. With the anticipated expansion of addiction care services in primary care, ...
  • Klimas, Jan; Field, Catherine Anne; Cullen, Walter; O'Gorman, Clodagh S; Glynn, Liam G.; Keenan, Eamon; Saunders, Jean; Bury, Gerard; Dunne, Colum (John Wiley & Sons, 2012)
    Background: Problem alcohol use is common among illicit drug users and is associated with adverse health outcomes. It is also an important factor in poor prognosis among drug users with hepatitis C virus (HCV) as it impacts ...

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