CODA Research at American Assoc for Treatment of Opioid Dependence

Two papers were presented by CODA Research staff at the November meeting of the American Association for Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) in Philadelphia. The first was “Impact of Readiness-to-Change on Massage Therapy for Chronic Pain in Opioid Dependent Patients.” It reported that regardless of baseline pain level, people with […] Read more »

CODA explores role of nutrition assessments in improving treatment

CODA Researchers recently published a preliminary study exploring the role of nutritional assessments in treatment for opioid-dependent populations. Experts have long agreed that opioid users are at risk of poor nutritional health, but using a related screening tool during treatment intake had not been formally considered. The tool provides information about […] Read more »

CODA Research co-authors publication on treatment retention

CODA research staff is a co-author of a recent publication, “Treatment Retention among Patients Randomized to Buprenorphine/Naloxone Compared to Methadone in a Multi-site Trial,” which examined treatment retention and continued illicit opioid use by individuals receiving methadone versus buprenorphine/naloxone. Some background: From 2006-2010, CODA Research participated in a randomized clinical trial […] Read more »

PROMIS research enters new phase

The CODA Research team is currently working on another phase of the PROMIS project. PROMIS stands for “Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System” and is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As the NIH PROMIS website notes, it is “a system of highly reliable, valid, flexible, precise, and […] Read more »