Publications

Here are selected peer-reviewed publications authored by the iCHASM team and organized by research focus.
Opioids
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Grucza R, Krauss MJ, Smarsh A, Anako N, Kasson E, Kaiser N, Sansone S, Winograd R, Bierut LJ. Utilizing social media to explore overdose and HIV/HCV risk behaviors among current opioid misusers. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2019 Dec 1; 205:107690. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.107690
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Costello SJ, Ramsey AT, Petkas D, Gunderson S, Bierut LJ, Marsch LA. Delivering information about medication assisted treatment to individuals who misuse opioids through a mobile app: a pilot study. J Public Health. 2018 Nov 16. http://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdy207. [Epub ahead of print]
  • D’Agostino AR, Optican AR, Sowles SJ, Krauss MJ, Escobar Lee K, Cavazos-Rehg PA. Social networking online to recover from Opioid Use Disorder: A study of community interactions. Drug Alc Depend.2017; 181:5-10. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.09.010.
Marijuana
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Cahn E, Lee KE, Ferguson E, Rajbhandari B, Sowles SJ, Floyd GM, Berg C, Bierut LJ.  Marijuana promotion online: an investigation of dispensary practices. Prev Sci. 2018 Apr 9. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-018-0889-2. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Floyd GM, Cahn ES, Chaitan VL, Ponton M. Leveraging user perspectives for insight into cannabis concentrates. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2018; 44(6):628-641. https://doi.org/10.1080/00952990.2018.1436179
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Zewdie K, Bierut L. Operating a motor vehicle after marijuana use: Perspectives from people who use high-potency marijuana. Subst Abus. 2018 Jan 2; 39(1):21-26. http://doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2017.1365802.
  • Sowles SJ, Krauss MJ, Gebremedhn L, Cavazos-Rehg PA. “I feel like I’ve hit the bottom and have no idea what to do”: Supportive social networking on Reddit for individuals with a desire to quit cannabis use. Subst Abus. 2017: 38(4), 477-482. http://doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2017.1354956.
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Murphy GM, Bierut LJ. Exposure to and content of marijuana product reviews, Prev Sci. 2018 Feb; 19(2):127-137. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-017-0818-9
  • Krauss MJ, Rajbhandari B, Sowles SJ, Spitznagel EL, Cavazos-Rehg P. A latent class analysis of poly-marijuana use among young adults. Addict Behav. 2017; 75:159-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.07.021
  • Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Sehi A, Spitznagel EL, Berg CJ, Bierut LJ, Cavazos-Rehg PA. Marijuana advertising exposure among current marijuana users in the U.S. Drug Alc Depend 2017; 174:192-200. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.01.017
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Zewdie K, Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, “No high like a brownie high”: A content analysis of edible marijuana tweets. Am J Health Promot 2018; 32(4):880-886. http://doi.org/10.1177/0890117116686574
  • Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Stelzer-Monahan HE, Bierut T, Cavazos-Rehg PA, “It takes longer, but when it hits you it hits you!”: Videos about marijuana edibles on YouTube. Subst Use Misuse 2017; 52(6):709-716. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2016.1253749
  • Bierut T, Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Cavazos-Rehg PA, Exploring marijuana advertising on Weedmaps, a popular online directory. Prev Sci 2017; 18(2):183-192. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11121-016-0702-z
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Sowles SJ, Krauss MJ, Agbonavbare V, Grucza R, Bierut L, A content analysis of tweets about high-potency marijuana. Drug Alcohol Depend 2016; 166:100-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.06.034
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Bierut L, Marijuana-related posts on Instagram. Prev Sci 2016; 17(6):710-720. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11121-016-0669-9
  • Grucza RA, Agrawal A, Krauss MJ, Cavazos-Rehg PA, Bierut LJ, Recent trends in the prevalence of marijuana use and associated disorders in the United States. JAMA Psychiatry 2016; 73(3):300-301. http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.3111
  • Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Mylvaganam S, Zewdie K, Bierut LJ, Cavazos-Rehg PA, Displays of dabbing marijuana extracts on YouTube. Drug Alcohol Depend 2015; 155:45-51. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.08.020
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Fisher SL, Salyer P, Grucza RA, Bierut LJ, Twitter chatter about marijuana. J Adolesc Health 2015; 56(2):139-145. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.10.270
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Grucza R, Bierut LJ, Characterizing the followers and Tweets of a marijuana-focused Twitter handle. J Med Internet Res 2014; 16(6):e157. http://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.3247
Smoking/Tobacco
  • Sowles SJ, Krauss MJ, Connolly S, Cavazos-Rehg PA, A content analysis of vaping advertisements on Twitter, November 2014. Prev Chronic Dis 2016; 13:E139. http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd13.160274
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Spitznagel EL, Grucza R, Chaloupka FJ, Bierut LJ, Multiple levels of influence that impact youth tobacco use. Tob Reg Sci 2016; 2(2):106-122. https://doi.org/10.18001/TRS.2.2.2
  • Cabrera-Nguyen EP, Cavazos-Rehg P, Krauss MJ, Kim Y, Emery S, Awareness and use of dissolvable tobacco products in the United States. Nicotine Tob Res 2015; 18(5):857-863. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntv212
  • Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Zewdie K, Grucza RA, Bierut LJ, Cavazos-Rehg PA, Hookah-related Twitter chatter: A content analysis. Prev Chronic Dis 2015; 12:150140. http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd12.150140
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Kim Y, Emery SL, Risk factors associated with hookah use. Nicotine Tob Res 2015; 17(12):1482-1490. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntv029
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Spitznagel E, Chaloupka FJ, Grucza R, Bierut LJ, Monitoring of non-cigarette tobacco use using Google Trends. Tob Control: 2015; 24:249-255. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2013-051276
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Spitznagel E, Grucza R, Bierut LJ, Youth tobacco use type and associations with substance use disorders. Addiction 2014; 109:1371-1380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.12567
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Spitznagel E, Grucza R, Bierut LJ, Hazards of new media: Youth’s exposure to tobacco ads/promotions. Nicotine Tob Res 2014; 16:437-444. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntt168
Alcohol
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Housten AJ, Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Spitznagel EL, Chaloupka FJ, Grucza R, Johnston LD, O’Malley PM, Bierut LJ, Selected state policies and associations with alcohol use behaviors and risky driving behaviors among youth: Findings from Monitoring the Future study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2016; 40(5):1030-1036. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acer.13041
  • Krauss MJ, Grucza, RA, Bierut LJ, Cavazos-Rehg PA, Get drunk. Smoke weed. Have fun. A content analysis of tweets about marijuana and alcohol. Am J Health Promot 2015; https://doi.org/10.4278/ajhp.150205-QUAL-708
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Bierut LJ, “Hey everyone, I’m drunk.” An evaluation of drinking-related Twitter chatter. J Stud Alcohol Drugs 2015; 76(4):635-643. http://dx.doi.org/10.15288/jsad.2015.76.635
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Xu C, Kasson E, Byansi W, Sensoy Bahar O, Ssewamala F. Social and economic equity and family cohesion as potential protective factors from depression among adolescents living with HIV in Uganda. AIDS and Behavior. 2020 Feb 24. 1007/s10461-020-02812-6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-020-02812-6
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Sowles S, Connolly S, Rosas C, Bharadwaj M, Grucza R, Bierut LJ. An analysis of depression, self-harm, and suicidal ideation content on Tumblr. Crisis 2017: 38:44-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000409
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Sowles S, Connolly S, Rosas C, Bharadwaj M, Bierut LJ, A content analysis of depression-related tweets. Comput Human Behav 2016; 54:351-357. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2015.08.023
  • Sowles SJ, McLeary M, Optican A, Cahn E, Krauss MJ, Fitzsimmons-Craft EE, Wilfley DE, Cavazos-Rehg PA. A content analysis of an online pro-eating disorder community on Reddit. Body Image. 2018 Jan 27; 24:137-144. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.01.00
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Fitzsimmons-Craft E, Krauss MJ, Anako N, Xu C, Costello SJ, Wilfley D.. Examining the self-reported advantages and disadvantages of socially networking about body image and eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders. 2020 May 2. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.23282.
  • Cavazos-Rehg PA, Krauss MJ, Costello SJ, Kaiser N, Cahn ES, Fitzsimmons-Craft EE, Wilfley DE. “I just want to be skinny.”: A content analysis of tweets expressing eating disorder symptoms. PLOS ONE. 2019; 14(1):e0207506. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0207506