Results 1–10 of 14 in category CDUHR
Feb 19, 2015
Socioeconomically disadvantaged adults are more likely to use crack over powder cocaine, and are thus more likely to be subject to arrest
CDUHR, College of Nursing | Press Release
Oct 31, 2014
The survey found that the majority of high school seniors were in favor of more liberal marijuana policies, with 33% responding that marijuana should be entirely legal, and 28.5% answering it should be treated as a minor violation. Of those remaining, 25.6% felt that it should be a crime and 12.9% were unsure. With regard to who should be able to purchase marijuana (if legal), 29.2% said no one, 48.0% felt only adults should be able to purchase; 10.4% felt anyone should be able to purchase and 12.4% were unsure.
CDUHR, Research, NYUToday-feature, Applied Research | Press Release
Oct 1, 2014
The study looks at neighborhood factors as a cause to explain illicit drug use, exploring the associations between the perceived frequency of drug sales, drug use, and peer attitudes towards drug use.
College of Nursing, Langone Medical Center, CDUHR, Research | Press Release
Sep 23, 2014
The study gauged drug users’ attitudes and understandings of genetics and genetic testing through six focus groups. The focus groups were segregated by race and ethnicity to increase participants’ comfort in talking about racial and ethnic issues. Over half of the participants (53%) reported having either HIV/AIDs or HCV, or a co-infection, and understood the potential value of genetic testing.
College of Nursing, CDUHR | Press Release
Sep 2, 2014
The study found that for high school seniors, alcohol consumption led to unsafe driving and compromised relationships with peers, while marijuana consumption was found to compromise relationships with authority figures
CDUHR, Langone Medical Center, Research, College of Nursing | Press Release
Jul 31, 2014
Findings suggest peer group dynamics work to facilitate the transition to injection drug use; increase risky sexual and HIV/HCV behavior
CDUHR, Research, College of Nursing, Research News, Sponsored Research | Press Release
Jul 17, 2014
For the African American and Latino/Hispanic population, peer-recruitment was found to be nearly twice as effective as in-clinic recruitment for locating and engaging this vulnerable population
CDUHR, Research, College of Nursing, Research News, Applied Research | Press Release