References for Treating Drug Use and Prescription Medication Misuse in Older Adults

Aas, C. F., Vold, J. H., Gjestad, R., Skurtveit, S., Lim, A. G., Gjerde, K. V., Løberg, E.-M., Johansson, K. A., & Fadnes, L. T. (2021). Substance use and symptoms of mental health disorders: a prospective cohort of patients with severe substance use disorders in Norway. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 16(1), 20.
Johnson-Jennings, M., Duran, B., Hakes, J., Paffrath, A., & Little, M. (2020). The influence of undertreated chronic pain in a national survey: Prescription medication misuse among American Indians, Asian Pacific Islanders, Blacks, Hispanics and whites. SSM – Population Health, 11, 100563.
Khan, S., Heller, D., Latty, L., Cadieux, R., LaSure, M., & Brown, T. (2020). Association between psychotropic drug use and prescription opioid use among older adults. Geriatric Nursing, 41(6), 776–781.
Khan, S. R., Heller, D. A., Latty, L. L., LaSure, M., & Brown, T. V. (2022). A Retrospective Study of Psychotropic Drug Use and Prescription Opioid Initiation Among Older Adults. Population Health Management, 25(1), 126–133.
Kim, E. S., Ryff, C., Hassett, A., Brummett, C., Yeh, C., & Strecher, V. (2020). Sense of Purpose in Life and Likelihood of Future Illicit Drug Use or Prescription Medication Misuse. Psychosomatic Medicine, 82(7), 715–721.
Mauro, P. M., Samples, H., Klein, K. S., & Martins, S. S. (2020). Discussing Drug Use With Health Care Providers Is Associated With Perceived Need and Receipt of Drug Treatment Among Adults in the United States: We Need to Talk. Medical Care, 58(7), 617–624.
McHugh, K., Peckham, A., Björgvinsson, T., Korte, F., & Beard, C. (2020). Benzodiazepine misuse among adults receiving psychiatric treatment. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 128, 33–37.
Satomi, O., Lin, L., Nelson, J., & Aguka, I. (2020). Misuse of Prescription Pain Relievers, Stimulants, Tranquilizers, and Sedatives Among U.S. Older Adults Aged ≥50 Years. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 59(6), 860–872.
Schepis, T. S., Ford, J. A., Wastila, L., & McCabe, S. E. (2020). Opioid-involved prescription drug misuse and poly-prescription drug misuse in U.S. older adults. Aging & Mental Health, 0(0), 1–9.
Schepis, T. S., Wastila, L., Ammerman, B., McCabe, V. V., & McCabe, S. E. (2020). Prescription Opioid Misuse Motives in US Older Adults. Pain Medicine, 21(10), 2237–2243.
Scott, D. M., Petras, H., Kalu, N., Cain, G. E., Johnson, D. B., Sloboda, Z., & Taylor, R. E. (2020). Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral for Treatment in the Aging Network of Care to Prevent Alcohol, Recreational Drug, and Prescription Medication Misuse. Prevention Science, 21(7), 972–978.
Shoff, C., Yang, T.-C., & Shaw, B. (2021). Trends in Opioid Use Disorder Among Older Adults: Analyzing Medicare Data, 2013–2018. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 60(6), 850–855.
Tiet, Q. Q., & Moos, R. H. (2021). Strong associations among PTSD, pain, and alcohol and drug use disorders in VA primary care patients. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 223, 108699.