Li-Tzy Wu, DSc, MA

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Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor in Medicine
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Social & Community Psychiatry
Address:
Duke South Hospital, Rm 3521
Box 3903
Durham, NC 27710
Office Telephone:
(919) 889-9369
Training:
  • DSc, Johns Hopkins University, 1997
  • MA, State University of New York at New Paltz, 1992
Research Interests:
Node Principal Investigator and Director -  Mid Southern Primary Care Networks Node (National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network)

Research interests: clinical trial, SBIRT, EHR-based research and intervention, data science, epidemiology of addictions and comorbidity, utilization of mental health and substance use treatments and outcomes, health service research, diagnostic validity & assessments, nosology, psychometric analysis, HIV risk behavior, new research methodologies.

Research projects (PI): treatment use for drug use disorders, treatment use for alcohol use disorders, inhalant use & disorders, MDMA/hallucinogens, prescription opioids, substance use disorders in adolescents, substance use diagnoses & treatment (CTN), Evolution of Psychopathology in the Population (Duke site), substance use disorders and treatment use among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, SBIRT-PC, substance use screening tool validation (Duke site), computer-facilitated intervention for adolescent marijuana use prevention (Duke), NIDA CTN Mid Southern Node (Primary Care Networks), EHR-DARE

Committee member of the NIDA Asian American and Pacific Islander Researchers and Scholars Workgroup (NIDA AAPI Workgroup)


Representative Publications:
  • Cottler, LB; Hu, H; Smallwood, BA; Anthony, JC; Wu, LT; Eaton, WW. Nonmedical Opioid Pain Relievers and All-Cause Mortality: A 27-Year Follow-Up From the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study. American journal of public health. 2016;106:509-516.  Abstract
  • Li, L; Wu, LT. Substance use after bariatric surgery: A review. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2016;76:16-29.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Brady, KT; Spratt, SE; Dunham, AA; Heidenfelder, B; Batch, BC; Lindblad, R; VanVeldhuisen, P; Rusincovitch, SA; Killeen, TK; Ghitza, UE. Using electronic health record data for substance use Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment among adults with type 2 diabetes: Design of a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2016;46:30-38.  Abstract
  • Chapman, SLC; Wu, L-T. Associations Between Cigarette Smoking and Pain Among Veterans. Epidemiologic Reviews. 2015;37:86-102.  
  • Chen, D; Wu, LT. Smoking cessation interventions for adults aged 50 or older: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2015;154:14-24.  Abstract
  • Gryczynski, J; Nordeck, C; Mitchell, SG; O'Grady, KE; McNeely, J; Wu, LT; Schwartz, RP. Reference periods in retrospective behavioral self-report: A qualitative investigation. The American Journal on Addictions. 2015;24:744-747.  Abstract
  • Lopez-Quintero, C; Roth, KB; Eaton, WW; Wu, LT; Cottler, LB; Bruce, M; Anthony, JC. Mortality among heroin users and users of other internationally regulated drugs: A 27-year follow-up of users in the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Program household samples. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2015;156:104-111.  Abstract
  • Pilowsky, DJ; Wu, LT. Sexual risk behaviors and HIV risk among Americans aged 50 years or older: a review. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2015;6:51-60.  Abstract
  • Sharifi, V; Eaton, WW; Wu, LT; Roth, KB; Burchett, BM; Mojtabai, R. Psychotic experiences and risk of death in the general population: 24-27 year follow-up of the Epidemiologic Catchment Area study. The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science. 2015;207:30-36.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG. Substance use disorders and co-morbidities among Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders. Psychological Medicine. 2015;45:481-494.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG. Substance use disorders and co-morbidities among Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders. Psychological Medicine. 2015;45:481-494.  
  • Wu, LT; Ghitza, UE; Batch, BC; Pencina, MJ; Rojas, LF; Goldstein, BA; Schibler, T; Dunham, AA; Rusincovitch, S; Brady, KT. Substance use and mental diagnoses among adults with and without type 2 diabetes: Results from electronic health records data. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2015;156:162-169.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Swartz, MS; Brady, KT; Hoyle, RH. Perceived cannabis use norms and cannabis use among adolescents in the United States. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2015;64:79-87.  Abstract
  • Carroll Chapman, SL; Wu, LT. E-cigarette prevalence and correlates of use among adolescents versus adults: a review and comparison. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2014;54:43-54.  Abstract
  • Carroll Chapman, SL; Wu, LT. Epidemiology and Demography of Illicit Drug Use and Drug Use Disorders Among Adults Aged 50 and Older. In Substance Use and Older People. 91-108.  
  • Carroll Chapman, SL; Wu, LT. Epidemiology of Use of Treatment Services for Substance Use Problems. In Substance Use and Older People. 223-248.  
  • Chapman, SL; Wu, LT. Suicide and substance use among female veterans: a need for research. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2014;136:1-10.  Abstract
  • Crome, I; Wu, L-T; Rao, RT; Crome, P. Introduction. xxiv-xxv.  
  • Crome, I; Wu, LT; Rao, RT; Crome, P.  
  • Crome, I; Wu, LT; Rao, RT; Crome, P. Introduction. xxiv-xxv.  
  • Crome, IB; Crome, P; Rao, RT; Wu, LT. Recommendations. In Substance Use and Older People. 383-387.  
  • Dube, SR; Wu, LT. Cigarette Smoking Among Adults Aged 45 and Older in the United States, 2002-2011. In Substance Use and Older People. 57-74.  
  • Fu, Q; Vaughn, MG; Wu, LT; Heath, AC. Psychiatric correlates of snuff and chewing tobacco use. PloS one. 2014;9:e113196.  Abstract
  • Mannelli, P; Wu, LT; Brady, KT. Pharmacological and Integrated Treatments in Older Adults with Substance Use Disorders. In Substance Use and Older People. 273-294.  
  • Mannelli, P; Wu, LT; Peindl, KS; Swartz, MS; Woody, GE. Extended release naltrexone injection is performed in the majority of opioid dependent patients receiving outpatient induction: a very low dose naltrexone and buprenorphine open label trial. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2014;138:83-88.  Abstract
  • Pilowsky, DJ; Wu, LT. Tobacco Use Cessation. In Substance Use and Older People. 212-221.  
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG. Substance use disorders and psychiatric comorbidity in mid and later life: a review. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2014;43:304-317.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Brady, KT; Mannelli, P; Killeen, TK. Cannabis use disorders are comparatively prevalent among nonwhite racial/ethnic groups and adolescents: A national study. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2014;50:26-35.  
  • Wu, LT; Swartz, MS; Brady, KT; Blazer, DG; Hoyle, RH. Nonmedical stimulant use among young Asian-Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals aged 12-34 years in the United States. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2014;59:189-199.  Abstract
  • Zhang, X; Wu, LT. Suicidal ideation and substance use among adolescents and young adults: a bidirectional relation?. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2014;142:63-73.  Abstract
  • Chapman, SL; Wu, LT. Food, class, and health: the role of the perceived body in the social reproduction of health. Health Communication. 2013;28:341-350.  Abstract
  • Chapman, SLC; Wu, LT. Postpartum Substance Use and Depressive Symptoms: A Review. Women & Health. 2013;53:479-503.  Abstract
  • Chapman, SLC; Wu, LT. Substance use among adolescent mothers: A review. Children and Youth Services Review. 2013;35:806-815.  Abstract
  • Eaton, WW; Roth, KB; Bruce, M; Cottler, L; Wu, L; Nestadt, G; Ford, D; Bienvenu, OJ; Crum, RM; Rebok, G; Anthony, JC; Munoz, A. The Relationship of Mental and Behavioral Disorders to All-Cause Mortality in a 27-Year Follow-up of 4 Epidemiologic Catchment Area Samples. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2013;178:1366-1377.  Abstract
  • Ling, W; Farabee, D; Liepa, D; Wu, LT. The Treatment Effectiveness Assessment (TEA). Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2013;4:73-74.  Abstract
  • Ling, W; Wu, LT. Prescription drug overdose: between patients and their doctors. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2013;4:1-2.  Abstract
  • Mannelli, P; Wu, LT; Peindl, KS; Gorelick, DA. Smoking and opioid detoxification: behavioral changes and response to treatment. Nicotine and Tobacco Research (OUP). 2013;15:1705-1713.  Abstract
  • Pilowsky, DJ; Wu, LT. Screening instruments for substance use and brief interventions targeting adolescents in primary care: A literature review. Addictive Behaviors. 2013;38:2146-2153.  Abstract
  • Shmueli-Blumberg, D; Hu, L; Allen, C; Frasketi, M; Wu, LT; Vanveldhuisen, P. The National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network Data Share project: Website design, usage, challenges, and future directions. Clinical Trials. 2013;10:977-986.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG; Gersing, KR; Burchett, B; Swartz, MS; Mannelli, P. Comorbid substance use disorders with other Axis I and II mental disorders among treatment-seeking Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race people. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2013;47:1940-1948.  
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG; Gersing, KR; Burchett, B; Swartz, MS; Mannelli, P; NIDA AAPI Workgroup. Comorbid substance use disorders with other Axis I and II mental disorders among treatment-seeking Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race people. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2013;47:1940-1948.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG; Swartz, MS; Burchett, B; Brady, KT. Illicit and nonmedical drug use among asian americans, native hawaiians/pacific islanders, and mixed-race individuals. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2013;133:360-367.  
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG; Swartz, MS; Burchett, B; Brady, KT; NIDA AAPI Workgroup. Illicit and nonmedical drug use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2013;133:360-367.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Gersing, KR; Swartz, MS; Burchett, B; Li, TK; Blazer, DG. Using electronic health records data to assess comorbidities of substance use and psychiatric diagnoses and treatment settings among adults. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2013;47:555-563.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Swartz, MS; Burchett, B; NIDA AAPI Workgroup, ; Blazer, DG. Tobacco use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals: 2002-2010. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2013;132:87-94.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Swartz, MS; Burchett, B; Workgroup, NIDAAAPI; Blazer, DG. Tobacco use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals: 2002-2010. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2013;132:87-94.  
  • Wu, LT; Swartz, MS; Pan, JJ; Burchett, B; Mannelli, P; Yang, C; Blazer, DG. Evaluating brief screeners to discriminate between drug use disorders in a sample of treatment-seeking adults. General Hospital Psychiatry. 2013;35:74-82.  
  • Wu, LT; Swartz, MS; Pan, JJ; Burchett, B; Mannelli, P; Yang, C; Blazer, DG. Evaluating brief screeners to discriminate between drug use disorders in a sample of treatment-seeking adults. General Hospital Psychiatry. 2013;35:74-82.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Woody, GE. Inhalants. 2013;723-732.  
  • Yan, L; Liu, E; McGoogan, JM; Duan, S; Wu, LT; Comulada, S; Wu, Z. Referring heroin users from compulsory detoxification centers to community methadone maintenance treatment: A comparison of three models. BMC Public Health. 2013;13.  Abstract
  • Blazer, DG; Wu, LT. Patterns of tobacco use and tobacco-related psychiatric morbidity and substance use among middle-aged and older adults in the United States. Aging & Mental Health. 2012;16:296-304.  Abstract
  • Carroll Chapman, SL; Wu, LT. Substance abuse among individuals with intellectual disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 2012;33:1147-1156.  Abstract
  • Crome, I; Li, TK; Rao, R; Wu, LT. Alcohol limits in older people. Addiction. 2012;107:1541-1543.  Abstract
  • Lee, HY; Li, JH; Wu, LT; Wu, JS; Yen, CF; Tang, HP. Survey of methadone-drug interactions among patients of methadone maintenance treatment program in Taiwan. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy. 2012;7:11.  Abstract
  • Ling, W; Mooney, L; Wu, LT. Advances in opioid antagonist treatment for opioid addiction. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2012;35:297-308.  Abstract
  • Mannelli, P; Peindl, K; Wu, LT; Patkar, AA; Gorelick, DA. The combination very low-dose naltrexone-clonidine in the management of opioid withdrawal. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Informa). 2012;38:200-205.  Abstract
  • Mannelli, P; Peindl, KS; Lee, T; Bhatia, KS; Wu, LT. Buprenorphine-mediated transition from opioid agonist to antagonist treatment: state of the art and new perspectives. Current Drug Abuse Reviews. 2012;5:52-63.  Abstract
  • Perron, BE; Ahmedani, BK; Vaughn, MG; Glass, JE; Abdon, A; Wu, LT. Use of Salvia divinorum in a nationally representative sample. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Informa). 2012;38:108-113.  Abstract
  • Pilowsky, DJ; Wu, LT. Screening for alcohol and drug use disorders among adults in primary care: a review. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2012;3:25-34.  Abstract
  • Tai, B; Wu, LT; Clark, HW. Electronic health records: essential tools in integrating substance abuse treatment with primary care. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2012;3:1-8.  Abstract
  • Vaughn, MG; Fu, Q; Perron, BE; Wu, LT. Risk profiles among adolescent nonmedical opioid users in the United States. Addictive Behaviors. 2012;37:974-977.  Abstract
  • Vaughn, MG; Perron, BE; Abdon, A; Olate, R; Groom, R; Wu, LT. Correlates of handgun carrying among adolescents in the United States. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2012;27:2003-2021.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG. Datapoints: Use of medications and counseling for depression by Asian and multiple-race adolescents aged 12-17 years. Psychiatric Services. 2012;63:850.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG; Woody, GE; Burchett, B; Yang, C; Pan, JJ; Ling, W. Alcohol and drug dependence symptom items as brief screeners for substance use disorders: results from the Clinical Trials Network. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2012;46:360-369.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Swartz, MS; Wu, Z; Mannelli, P; Yang, C; Blazer, DG. Alcohol and drug use disorders among adults in emergency department settings in the United States. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2012;60:172-80.e5.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Woody, GE; Yang, C; Pan, JJ; Reeve, BB; Blazer, DG. A dimensional approach to understanding severity estimates and risk correlates of marijuana abuse and dependence in adults. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. 2012;21:117-133.  Abstract
  • Blazer, DG; Wu, LT. The epidemiology of alcohol use disorders and subthreshold dependence in a middle-aged and elderly community sample. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2011;19:685-694.  Abstract
  • Burlew, AK; Weekes, JC; Montgomery, L; Feaster, DJ; Robbins, MS; Rosa, CL; Ruglass, LM; Venner, KL; Wu, LT. Conducting research with racial/ethnic minorities: methodological lessons from the NIDA Clinical Trials Network. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Informa). 2011;37:324-332.  Abstract
  • Fishman, MJ; Wu, LT; Woody, GE. Buprenorphine for prescription opioid addiction in a patient with depression and alcohol dependence. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2011;168:675-679.  Abstract
  • Mannelli, P; Peindl, K; Patkar, AA; Wu, LT; Tharwani, HM; Gorelick, DA. Problem drinking and low-dose naltrexone-assisted opioid detoxification. Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs. 2011;72:507-513.  Abstract
  • Mannelli, P; Peindl, KS; Wu, LT. Pharmacological enhancement of naltrexone treatment for opioid dependence: a review. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2011;2011:113-123.  Abstract
  • Perron, BE; Glass, JE; Ahmedani, BK; Vaughn, MG; Roberts, DE; Wu, LT. The prevalence and clinical significance of inhalant withdrawal symptoms among a national sample. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2011;2011:69-76.  Abstract
  • Pilowsky, DJ; Wu, LT; Burchett, B; Blazer, DG; Ling, W. Depressive symptoms, substance use, and HIV-related high-risk behaviors among opioid-dependent individuals: results from the Clinical Trials Network. Substance Use & Misuse (Informa). 2011;46:1716-1725.  Abstract
  • Pilowsky, DJ; Wu, LT; Burchett, B; Blazer, DG; Woody, GE; Ling, W. Co-occurring amphetamine use and associated medical and psychiatric comorbidity among opioid-dependent adults: results from the Clinical Trials Network. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2011;2:133-144.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG. Illicit and nonmedical drug use among older adults: a review. Journal of Aging and Health. 2011;23:481-504.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG; Li, TK; Woody, GE. Treatment use and barriers among adolescents with prescription opioid use disorders. Addictive Behaviors. 2011;36:1233-1239.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Gersing, K; Burchett, B; Woody, GE; Blazer, DG. Substance use disorders and comorbid Axis I and II psychiatric disorders among young psychiatric patients: findings from a large electronic health records database. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2011;45:1453-1462.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ling, W; Burchett, B; Blazer, DG; Yang, C; Pan, JJ; Reeve, BB; Woody, GE. Use of item response theory and latent class analysis to link poly-substance use disorders with addiction severity, HIV risk, and quality of life among opioid-dependent patients in the Clinical Trials Network. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2011;118:186-193.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Woody, GE; Yang, C; Blazer, DG. How do prescription opioid users differ from users of heroin or other drugs in psychopathology: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Journal of Addiction Medicine. 2011;5:28-35.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Woody, GE; Yang, C; Li, JH; Blazer, DG. Recent national trends in Salvia divinorum use and substance-use disorders among recent and former Salvia divinorum users compared with nonusers. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2011;2011:53-68.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Woody, GE; Yang, C; Mannelli, P; Blazer, DG. Differences in onset and abuse/dependence episodes between prescription opioids and heroin: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2011;2011:77-88.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Woody, GE; Yang, C; Pan, JJ; Blazer, DG. Abuse and dependence on prescription opioids in adults: a mixture categorical and dimensional approach to diagnostic classification. Psychological Medicine. 2011;41:653-664.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Woody, GE; Yang, C; Pan, JJ; Blazer, DG. Racial/ethnic variations in substance-related disorders among adolescents in the United States. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2011;68:1176-1185.  Abstract
  • Blazer, DG; Wu, LT. Drs. Blazer and Wu reply. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2010;167:106-.  
  • Blazer, DG; Wu, LT. The epidemiology of alcohol use disorders and subthreshold dependence in a middle-aged and elderly community sample. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2010;  
  • Mannelli, P; Peindl, K; Patkar, AA; Wu, LT; Pae, CU; Gorelick, DA. Reduced cannabis use after low-dose naltrexone addition to opioid detoxification. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2010;30:476-478.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT. Substance abuse and rehabilitation: responding to the global burden of diseases attributable to substance abuse. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2010;2010:5-11.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ling, W; Burchett, B; Blazer, DG; Shostak, J; Woody, GE. Gender and racial/ethnic differences in addiction severity, HIV risk, and quality of life among adults in opioid detoxification: results from the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation. 2010;2010:13-22.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Pan, JJ; Blazer, DG; Tai, B; Stitzer, ML; Woody, GE. Using a latent variable approach to inform gender and racial/ethnic differences in cocaine dependence: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2010;38 Suppl 1:S70-S79.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Pan, JJ; Yang, C; Reeve, BB; Blazer, DG. An item response theory analysis of DSM-IV criteria for hallucinogen abuse and dependence in adolescents. Addictive Behaviors. 2010;35:273-277.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Woody, GE; Yang, C; Blazer, DG. Subtypes of nonmedical opioid users: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2010;112:69-80.  Abstract
  • Blazer, DG; Wu, LT. Nonprescription use of pain relievers by middle-aged and elderly community-living adults: National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 2009;57:1252-1257.  Abstract
  • Blazer, DG; Wu, LT. The epidemiology of at-risk and binge drinking among middle-aged and elderly community adults: National Survey on Drug Use and Health. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2009;166:1162-1169.  Abstract
  • Blazer, DG; Wu, LT. The epidemiology of substance use and disorders among middle aged and elderly community adults: national survey on drug use and health. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2009;17:237-245.  Abstract
  • Han, C; Kwak, KP; Marks, DM; Pae, CU; Wu, LT; Bhatia, KS; Masand, PS; Patkar, AA. The impact of the CONSORT statement on reporting of randomized clinical trials in psychiatry. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2009;30:116-122.  Abstract
  • Mannelli, P; Patkar, AA; Peindl, K; Gorelick, DA; Wu, LT; Gottheil, E. Very low dose naltrexone addition in opioid detoxification: a randomized, controlled trial. Addiction Biology. 2009;14:204-213.  Abstract
  • Mannelli, P; Patkar, AA; Peindl, K; Gottheil, E; Wu, LT; Gorelick, DA. Early outcomes following low dose naltrexone enhancement of opioid detoxification. The American Journal on Addictions. 2009;18:109-116.  Abstract
  • Wechsberg, WM; Wu, LT; Zule, WA; Parry, CD; Browne, FA; Luseno, WK; Kline, T; Gentry, A. Substance abuse, treatment needs and access among female sex workers and non-sex workers in Pretoria, South Africa. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy. 2009;4:11.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG; Patkar, AA; Stitzer, ML; Wakim, PG; Brooner, RK. Heterogeneity of stimulant dependence: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study. The American Journal on Addictions. 2009;18:206-218.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Pan, JJ; Blazer, DG; Tai, B; Brooner, RK; Stitzer, ML; Patkar, AA; Blaine, JD. The construct and measurement equivalence of cocaine and opioid dependences: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2009;103:114-123.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Pan, JJ; Blazer, DG; Tai, B; Stitzer, ML; Brooner, RK; Woody, GE; Patkar, AA; Blaine, JD. An item response theory modeling of alcohol and marijuana dependences: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study. Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs. 2009;70:414-425.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Parrott, AC; Ringwalt, CL; Patkar, AA; Mannelli, P; Blazer, DG. The high prevalence of substance use disorders among recent MDMA users compared with other drug users: Implications for intervention. Addictive Behaviors. 2009;34:654-661.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Parrott, AC; Ringwalt, CL; Yang, C; Blazer, DG. The variety of ecstasy/MDMA users: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions. The American Journal on Addictions. 2009;18:452-461.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ringwalt, CL; Patkar, AA; Hubbard, RL; Blazer, DG. Association of MDMA/ecstasy and other substance use with self-reported sexually transmitted diseases among college-aged adults: a national study. Public Health. 2009;123:557-564.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ringwalt, CL; Weiss, RD; Blazer, DG. Hallucinogen-related disorders in a national sample of adolescents: the influence of ecstasy/MDMA use. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2009;104:156-166.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ringwalt, CL; Yang, C; Reeve, BB; Pan, JJ; Blazer, DG. Construct and differential item functioning in the assessment of prescription opioid use disorders among American adolescents. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2009;48:563-572.  Abstract
  • Howard, MO; Balster, RL; Cottler, LB; Wu, LT; Vaughn, MG. Inhalant use among incarcerated adolescents in the United States: prevalence, characteristics, and correlates of use. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2008;93:197-209.  Abstract
  • Patkar, AA; Mannelli, P; Peindl, K; Hill, KP; Wu, LT; Lee, T; Kuhn, C. Relationship of the serotonin transporter with prolactin response to meta-chlorophenylpiperazine in cocaine dependence. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2008;42:1213-1219.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Blazer, DG; Stitzer, ML; Patkar, AA; Blaine, JD. Infrequent illicit methadone use among stimulant-using patients in methadone maintenance treatment programs: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study. The American Journal on Addictions. 2008;17:304-311.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Howard, MO; Pilowsky, DJ. Substance use disorders among inhalant users: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions. Addictive Behaviors. 2008;33:968-973.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Pilowsky, DJ; Patkar, AA. Non-prescribed use of pain relievers among adolescents in the United States. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2008;94:1-11.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ringwalt, CL; Mannelli, P; Patkar, AA. Hallucinogen use disorders among adult users of MDMA and other hallucinogens. The American Journal on Addictions. 2008;17:354-363.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ringwalt, CL; Mannelli, P; Patkar, AA. Prescription pain reliever abuse and dependence among adolescents: a nationally representative study. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2008;47:1020-1029.  Abstract
  • Mannelli, P; Patkar, AA; Peindl, K; Murray, HW; Wu, LT; Hubbard, R. Effectiveness of low-dose naltrexone in the post-detoxification treatment of opioid dependence. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2007;27:468-474.  Abstract
  • Peindl, KS; Mannelli, P; Wu, LT; Patkar, AA. Trends in nonheroin opioid abuse admissions: 1992-2004. Journal of opioid management. 2007;3:215-223.  Abstract
  • Wu, L-T; Howard, MO. Psychiatric disorders in inhalant users: Results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 146-155.  
  • Wu, LT; Howard, MO. Is inhalant use a risk factor for heroin and injection drug use among adolescents in the United States?. Addictive Behaviors. 2007;32:265-281.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Howard, MO. Psychiatric disorders in inhalant users: results from The National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2007;88:146-155.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Pilowsky, DJ; Schlenger, WE; Galvin, DM. Misuse of methamphetamine and prescription stimulants among youths and young adults in the community. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2007;89:195-205.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Pilowsky, DJ; Schlenger, WE; Hasin, D. Alcohol use disorders and the use of treatment services among college-age young adults. Psychiatric Services. 2007;58:192-200.  Abstract
  • Pilowsky, DJ; Wu, LT. Psychiatric symptoms and substance use disorders in a nationally representative sample of American adolescents involved with foster care. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2006;38:351-358.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ringwalt, CL. Inhalant use and disorders among adults in the United States. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2006;85:1-11.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ringwalt, CL. Use of alcohol treatment and mental health services among adolescents with alcohol use disorders. Psychiatric Services. 2006;57:84-92.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Schlenger, WE; Galvin, DM. Concurrent use of methamphetamine, MDMA, LSD, ketamine, GHB, and flunitrazepam among American youths. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2006;84:102-113.  Abstract
  • O'Brien, MS; Wu, LT; Anthony, JC. Cocaine use and the occurrence of panic attacks in the community: a case-crossover approach. Substance Use & Misuse (Informa). 2005;40:285-297.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Pilowsky, DJ; Schlenger, WE. High prevalence of substance use disorders among adolescents who use marijuana and inhalants. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2005;78:23-32.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ringwalt, C. Use of substance abuse services by young uninsured american adults. Psychiatric Services. 2005;56:946-953.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Schlenger, WE; Ringwalt, CL. Use of nitrite inhalants ("poppers") among American youth. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2005;37:52-60.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Pilowsky, DJ; Schlenger, WE. Inhalant abuse and dependence among adolescents in the United States. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2004;43:1206-1214.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Pilowsky, DJ; Wechsberg, WM; Schlenger, WE. Injection drug use among stimulant users in a national sample. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Informa). 2004;30:61-83.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ringwalt, CL. Alcohol dependence and use of treatment services among women in the community. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2004;161:1790-1797.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Schlenger, WE. Private health insurance coverage for substance abuse and mental health services, 1995 to 1998. Psychiatric Services. 2004;55:180-182.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Kouzis, AC; Schlenger, WE. Substance use, dependence, and service utilization among the US uninsured nonelderly population. American journal of public health. 2003;93:2079-2085.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Ringwalt, CL; Williams, CE. Use of substance abuse treatment services by persons with mental health and substance use problems. Psychiatric Services. 2003;54:363-369.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Schlenger, WE. Psychostimulant dependence in a community sample. Substance Use & Misuse (Informa). 2003;38:221-248.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Schlenger, WE; Galvin, DM. The relationship between employment and substance use among students aged 12 to 17. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2003;32:5-15.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Anthony, JC. The estimated rate of depressed mood in US adults: recent evidence for a peak in later life. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2000;60:159-171.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Anthony, JC. The use of the case-crossover design in studying illicit drug use. Substance Use & Misuse (Informa). 2000;35:1035-1050.  Abstract
  • Pilowsky, DJ; Wu, LT; Anthony, JC. Panic attacks and suicide attempts in mid-adolescence. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1999;156:1545-1549.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Anthony, JC. Tobacco smoking and depressed mood in late childhood and early adolescence. American journal of public health. 1999;89:1837-1840.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Anthony, JC. Tobacco smoking and other suspected antecedents of nonmedical psychostimulant use in the United States, 1995. Substance Use & Misuse (Informa). 1999;34:1243-1259.  Abstract
  • Wu, LT; Kouzis, AC; Leaf, PJ. Influence of comorbid alcohol and psychiatric disorders on utilization of mental health services in the National Comorbidity Survey. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1999;156:1230-1236.  Abstract