Institute for Behavioral Health

SUPIC Publications

Substance Use

Gray, JC, Larson, MJ, Moresco, N, Ritter, GA, Dufour, S, Milliken, CS, and Adams, RS. (2021) The Association of Engagement in Substance Use Treatment with Negative Separation from the Military among Soldiers with Post-deployment Alcohol Use Disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 221. 108647. PubMed PMID: 33647586; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8136466; DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108647

Adams, RS, Garnick, DW, Harris, AH, Merrick, EL, and Larson, MJ (2020). Assessing the postdeployment quality of treatment for substance use disorders among Army enlisted soldiers in the Military Health System. J of Substance Abuse Treatment, Volume 114, PubMed PMID: 32527513; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7357624; DOI: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.108026

Meerwijk, E. L., Larson, M. J., Schmidt, E. M., Adams, R. S., Bauer, M. R., Ritter, G. A., & Harris, A. H. (2020). Nonpharmacological Treatment of Army Service Members with Chronic Pain Is Associated with Fewer Adverse Outcomes After Transition to the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of General Internal Medicine35(3), 775-783. PubMed PMID: 31659663; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7080907; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-019-05450-4.

Reif S, Adams RS, Ritter G, Larson MJ. (2020) Exploration of the association of selected pain diagnoses with risky alcohol use among active duty soldiers, Substance Abuse, 41:4, 456-462, . PubMed PMID: 31638881; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7199522; DOI: 10.1080/08897077.2019.1671944.

Adams, RS, Dietrich, EJ, Gray, JC, Milliken, CS, Moresco, N, and Larson, MJ. (2019). Post-Deployment Screening in the Military Health System: An Opportunity to Intervene for Possible Alcohol Use Disorder. Health Affairs. 38(8), 1298-1306. [Also USU funding to Gray/Adams], PubMed PMID: 31058759; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6546163; DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000481.

Adams, RS, Corrigan, JD, Mohr, BA, Williams, TV, and Larson, MJ. (2017) Traumatic Brain Injury and Post- Deployment Binge Drinking among Male and Female Army Active Duty Service Members Returning from Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom. Journal of Neurotrauma, 34(7), 1457-1465. PMCID: PMC5385416; DOI: 10.1089/neu.2016.4693

Vanneman M, Harris A, Cheng C, Adams RS, Williams T, Larson MJ. (2017). Postdeployment Behavioral Health Screens and Linkage to the Veterans Health Administration for Army Reserve Component Members. Psychiatric Services, 68(8), 803-809. PubMed PMID: 2841288; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5697977; DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.201600259.

Adams, RS, Nikitin, RV, Wooten, NR, Williams, TV, and Larson, MJ. (2016) The Association of Combat Exposure and with Postdeployment Behavioral Health Problems among US Army Female Enlisted Members Returning from Iraq or Afghanistan. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 29(4), 356-364. PMCID: PMC5139677. DOI: 10.1002/jts.22121

Larson, MJ, Mohr, BA, Jeffery, DD, Adams, RS, and Williams, TV. (2016) Predictors of Positive Illicit Drug Tests after OEF/OIF Deployment among Army Enlisted Service Members. Military Medicine, 181(4), 334-342. PMCID: PMC5087103. DOI: 10.7205/MILMED-D-15-00110

Larson, MJ, Mohr, BA, Adams, RS, Wooten, NR, and Williams, TV. (2014) Missed Opportunity for Alcohol Problem Prevention among Active Duty Service Members Postdeployment. American Journal of Public Health. 104(8): 1402-1412. PMCID: PMC4103229. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.301901

Larson, MJ, Adams, RS, Mohr, BA, Harris, AHS, Merrick, E, Funk, W, Hofmann, K, Wooten, NR, Jeffery, DD, and Williams, TV. (2013) Rationale and Methods of a Longitudinal Study of Army Combat Veterans Returning from Deployment FY2008-2011. Substance Use & Misuse, 48(10), 863-879, PMCID: PMC3793632. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2013.794840

Wooten, NR, Mohr, BA, Lundgren, LM, Adams, RS, Merrick, EL, Williams, TV, and Larson, MJ. (2013) Gender differences in substance use treatment utilization in the year prior to deployment in Army service members. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 45(3), 257-265. PMCID: PMC3755744. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsat.2013.04.001

Larson, MJ, Wooten, NR, Adams, RS, and Merrick, E. (2012) Military Combat Deployments and Substance Use: Review and Future Directions. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 12(1): 6-27. PMCID: PMC3321386. DOI: 10.1080/1533256X.2012.647586

Mental Health and Suicide

Saadoun, Mayada, Bauer, Mark, Adams, Rachel S, Highland, Krista, and Larson, Mary Jo. (2021) Opioid Non-pharmacologic and Pharmacologic Treatments for Soldiers with Chronic Pain and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Psychiatric Services, 72(3), 264-272. PubMed PMID: 33467870; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8127998; DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.201900303.

Gray, JC, Larson, MJ, Moresco, N, Ritter, GA, Dufour, S, Milliken, CS, and Adams, RS. (2021) The Association of Engagement in Substance Use Treatment with Negative Separation from the Military among Soldiers with Post-deployment Alcohol Use Disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 221. 108647. PubMed PMID: 33647586; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8136466; DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108647

Meerwijk, E. L., Larson, M. J., Schmidt, E. M., Adams, R. S., Bauer, M. R., Ritter, G. A., ... & Harris, A. H. (2020). Nonpharmacological Treatment of Army Service Members with Chronic Pain Is Associated with Fewer Adverse Outcomes After Transition to the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of General Internal Medicine35(3), 775-783. PubMed PMID: 31659663; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7080907; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-019-05450-4.

Adams, RS, Dietrich, EJ, Gray, JC, Milliken, CS, Moresco, N, and Larson, MJ. (2019). Post-Deployment Screening in the Military Health System: An Opportunity to Intervene for Possible Alcohol Use Disorder. Health Affairs. 38(8), 1298-1306. [Also USU funding to Gray/Adams], PubMed PMID: 31058759; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6546163; DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000481.

Adams, RS, Thomas C, Ritter G, Lee S, Saadoun M, Williams T, Larson MJ (2019) Postdeployment Polytrauma Diagnoses Among Soldiers and Veterans Using the Veterans Health Affairs Polytrauma System of Care and Receipt of Opioids, Nonpharmalogic, and Mental Health Treatments. J Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 34(3), 167-175. PubMed PMID: 31058759; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6546163; DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000481

Adams, RS, Corrigan, JD, Mohr, BA, Williams, TV, and Larson, MJ. (2017) Traumatic Brain Injury and Post- Deployment Binge Drinking among Male and Female Army Active Duty Service Members Returning from Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom. Journal of Neurotrauma, 34(7), 1457-1465. PMCID: PMC5385416; DOI: 10.1089/neu.2016.4693

Vanneman M, Harris A, Cheng C, Adams RS, Williams T, Larson MJ. (2017). Postdeployment Behavioral Health Screens and Linkage to the Veterans Health Administration for Army Reserve Component Members. Psychiatric Services, 68(8), 803-809. PubMed PMID: 2841288; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5697977; DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.201600259.

Wooten, NR, Adams, RS, Mohr, BA, Jeffery, DD, Funk, W, Williams, TV, and Larson, MJ. (2017) Pre-deployment Year Mental Health Diagnoses and Treatment in Deployed Army Women. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 44(4), 582-594. PMCID: PMC5203968. DOI: 10.1007/s10488-016-0744-3

Adams, RS, Nikitin, RV, Wooten, NR, Williams, TV, and Larson, MJ. (2016) The Association of Combat Exposure and with Postdeployment Behavioral Health Problems among US Army Female Enlisted Members Returning from Iraq or Afghanistan. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 29(4), 356-364. PMCID: PMC5139677. DOI: 10.1002/jts.22121

Larson, MJ, Mohr, BA, Adams, RS, Wooten, NR, and Williams, TV. (2014) Missed Opportunity for Alcohol Problem Prevention among Active Duty Service Members Postdeployment. American Journal of Public Health. 104(8): 1402-1412. PMCID: PMC4103229. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.301901

Larson, MJ, Ritter, GA, and Adams, RS. (2013) Suicides among Military Personnel. The Journal of the American Medical Association. 310(23), 2565. PMCID: PMC4132876. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.282695

Larson, MJ, Adams, RS, Mohr, BA, Harris, AHS, Merrick, E, Funk, W, Hofmann, K, Wooten, NR, Jeffery, DD, and Williams, TV. (2013) Rationale and Methods of a Longitudinal Study of Army Combat Veterans Returning from Deployment FY2008-2011. Substance Use & Misuse, 48(10), 863-879, PMCID: PMC3793632. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2013.794840

Larson, MJ, Wooten, NR, Adams, RS, and Merrick, E. (2012) Military Combat Deployments and Substance Use: Review and Future Directions. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 12(1): 6-27. PMCID: PMC3321386 DOI: 10.1080/1533256X.2012.647586

Traumatic Brain Injury

Adams, RS, Thomas C, Ritter G, Lee S, Saadoun M, Williams T, Larson MJ (2019) Postdeployment Polytrauma Diagnoses Among Soldiers and Veterans Using the Veterans Health Affairs Polytrauma System of Care and Receipt of Opioids, Nonpharmalogic, and Mental Health Treatments. J Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 34(3), 167-175. PubMed PMID: 31058759; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6546163; DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000481

Adams, RS, Corrigan, JD, Mohr, BA, Williams, TV, and Larson, MJ. (2017) Traumatic Brain Injury and Post- Deployment Binge Drinking among Male and Female Army Active Duty Service Members Returning from Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom. Journal of Neurotrauma, 34(7), 1457-1465. PMCID: PMC5385416; DOI: 10.1089/neu.2016.4693

Pain and Pain Management

Adams RS, Meerwijk E, Larson MJ, Harris AS (2021) Predictors of Veteran Health Administration utilization and pain persistence among soldiers treated for postdeployment chronic pain in the Military Health System. BMC Health Services Research. 21(494). PubMed PMID: 34030684; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8145830. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06536-8.

Hodgkin D, Adams RS, Ritter G, Lee S, Highland KB, Larson MJ.(2021)  Do Nonpharmacological Services Offset Opioids in Pain Treatment for Soldiers? Health Services Research. 56(6) 1222-1232. PubMed PMID: 33997971; DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.13664.

Saadoun, Mayada, Bauer, Mark, Adams, Rachel S, Highland, Krista, and Larson, Mary Jo. (2021) Opioid Non-pharmacologic and Pharmacologic Treatments for Soldiers with Chronic Pain and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Psychiatric Services, 72(3), 264-272. PubMed PMID: 33467870; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8127998; DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.201900303.

Patrick Richard, Diana Bowser, Mark R. Bauer, Natalie Moresco, Regine Walker, Demarcio Reed, Mary Jo Larson. (2021) Opioid Prescribing for Surgical Dental Procedures in Dental Clinics of Military Treatment Facilities. Journal of American Dental Association. 152(2) 94-108 E18. [also USU funding to Richard/Larson]. PubMed PMID: 33358238; DOI: 10.1016/j.adaj.2020.09.020.

Meerwijk, E. L., Larson, M. J., Schmidt, E. M., Adams, R. S., Bauer, M. R., Ritter, G. A., & Harris, A. H. (2020). Nonpharmacological Treatment of Army Service Members with Chronic Pain Is Associated with Fewer Adverse Outcomes After Transition to the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of General Internal Medicine35(3), 775-783. PubMed PMID: 31659663; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7080907; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-019-05450-4.

Reif S, Adams RS, Ritter G, Larson MJ. (2020) Exploration of the association of selected pain diagnoses with risky alcohol use among active duty soldiers. Substance Abuse, 41:4, 456-462, . PubMed PMID: 31638881; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7199522; DOI: 10.1080/08897077.2019.1671944.

Adams, RS, Thomas C, Ritter G, Lee S, Saadoun M, Williams T, Larson MJ (2019) Postdeployment Polytrauma Diagnoses Among Soldiers and Veterans Using the Veterans Health Affairs Polytrauma System of Care and Receipt of Opioids, Nonpharmalogic, and Mental Health Treatments. J Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 34(3), 167-175. PubMed PMID: 31058759; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6546163; DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000481

Adams RS, Larson MJ, Meerwijk E, Williams T. Harris A. (2019). Predictors of Postdeployment Prescription Opioid Receipt and Long-Term Prescription Opioid Utilization Among Army Active Duty Soldiers. Military Medicine, 184(1-2), e101-109. PubMed PMID: 30007291; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6329665; DOI: 10.1093/milmed/usy162

Larson MJ ; Adams RS; Ritter G; Linton A; Williams T; Saadoun M; Bauer M. (2018). Associations of early treatments for lower back pain with military readiness outcomes. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 24(7), 666-676. PubMed PMID: 29589956; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6065526; DOI: 10.1089/acm.2017.0290.

Reif S, Adams RS, Ritter G, Williams T, Larson MJ. (2018). Prevalence of Pain Diagnosis and Burden of Pain among active duty soldiers, FY 2012. Military Medicine,  183 (9-10), e330-e337. PubMed PMID: 29547946; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6115865; DOI: 10.1093/milmed/usx200.

Vanneman M, Larson MJ, Cheng C, Adams RS, Williams T, Meerwijk E, Harris A. (2018). Treatment of Lower Back Pain with Opioids and Nonpharmalogic Treatment Modalities for Army Veterans. Medical Care, 56(10), 855-861. PubMed PMID: 30134347; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6143345; DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000977.

 

Linking MHS and VHA

Adams RS, Meerwijk E, Larson MJ, Harris AS (2021) Predictors of Veteran Health Administration utilization and pain persistence among soldiers treated for postdeployment chronic pain in the Military Health System. BMC Health Services Research. 21(494). PubMed PMID: 34030684; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8145830. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06536-8.

Meerwijk, E. L., Larson, M. J., Schmidt, E. M., Adams, R. S., Bauer, M. R., Ritter, G. A., & Harris, A. H. (2020). Nonpharmacological Treatment of Army Service Members with Chronic Pain Is Associated with Fewer Adverse Outcomes After Transition to the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of General Internal Medicine35(3), 775-783. PubMed PMID: 31659663; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7080907; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-019-05450-4.

Adams, RS, Thomas C, Ritter G, Lee S, Saadoun M, Williams T, Larson MJ (2019) Postdeployment Polytrauma Diagnoses Among Soldiers and Veterans Using the Veterans Health Affairs Polytrauma System of Care and Receipt of Opioids, Nonpharmalogic, and Mental Health Treatments. J Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 34(3), 167-175. PubMed PMID: 31058759; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6546163; DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000481

Vanneman M, Harris A, Cheng C, Adams RS, Williams T, Larson MJ. (2017). Postdeployment Behavioral Health Screens and Linkage to the Veterans Health Administration for Army Reserve Component Members. Psychiatric Services, 68(8), 803-809. PubMed PMID: 2841288; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5697977; DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.201600259.

Vanneman, ME, Harris, AHS, Chen, C, Mohr, BA, Adams, RS, Williams, TV, and Larson, MJ. (2015) Army Active Duty Members’ Linkage to Veterans Health Administration Services after Deployments to Iraq or Afghanistan and Following Separation. Military Medicine, 180(10), 1052-1058. PMCID: PMC4625796; DOI: 10.7205/MILMED-D-14-00682

Harris, AHS, Chen, C, Mohr, BA, Adams, RS, Williams, TV, and Larson, MJ. (2014) Predictors of Army National Guard and Reserve Members Use of Veterans Health Administration Health Care after Demobilizing from OEF/OIF Deployment. Military Medicine, 179(10), 1090-1098. PMCID: PMC4187225; DOI: 10.7205/MILMED-D-13-00521.

Larson, MJ, Adams, RS, Mohr, BA, Harris, AHS, Merrick, E, Funk, W, Hofmann, K, Wooten, NR, Jeffery, DD, and Williams, TV. (2013) Rationale and Methods of a Longitudinal Study of Army Combat Veterans Returning from Deployment FY2008-2011. Substance Use & Misuse, 48(10), 863-879, PMCID: PMC3793632. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2013.794840