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Caldeira, K.M., Arria, A.M., O'Grady, K.E., Vincent, K.B., Robertson, C., Welsh, C.J. (in press). Risk factors for gambling and substance use among recent college students. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Bugbee, B.A., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E. (in press). Trajectories of energy drink consumption and subsequent drug use during young adulthood. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Allen, H.K., Bugbee, B.A., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E. (in press). Prevalence and incidence of drug use among college students: An 8-year longitudinal analysis. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.
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Allen, H.K., Caldeira, K.M., Bugbee, B.A., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Arria, A.M. (2017). Drug involvement during and after college: Estimates of opportunity and use given opportunity. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 174, 150-157. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.01.025
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Cimini, M.D., Geisner, I.M., Fossos-Wong, N., Kilmer, J.R., Larimer, M.E. (2017). Do college students improve their grades by using prescription stimulants nonmedically? Addictive Behaviors. 65, 245-249. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.07.016; PMC5140739
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Bugbee, B.A., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E. (2016). Energy drink use patterns among young adults: Associations with drunk driving. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 40(11), 2456-2466. doi:10.1111/acer.13229; PMC5074694
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Allen, H.K., Vincent, K.B., Bugbee, B.A., O'Grady, K.E. (2016). Drinking like an adult? Trajectories of alcohol use patterns before and after college graduation. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 40(3), 583-590. doi:10.1111/acer.12973; PMC4775364
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Bugbee, B.A., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E. (2016). Marijuana use trajectories during college predict health outcomes nine years post-matriculation. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 159, 158-165. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.12.009; PMC4724514
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Arria, A.M., Bugbee, B.A. (2016). Prescription drug abuse in adolescence. In: The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse, S.A. Brown and R.A. Zucker (eds.) New York, NY: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199735662.013.010

Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Bugbee, B.A., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E. (2015). The academic consequences of marijuana use during college. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 29(3), 564-575. doi:10.1037/adb0000108; PMC4586361.
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Arria, A.M., Bugbee, B.A., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B. (2014). Evidence and knowledge gaps for the association between energy drink use and high-risk behaviors among adolescents and young adults. Nutrition Reviews. 72(S1), 87-97. doi:10.1111/nure.12129; PMC4196711
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Moshkovich, O., Bugbee, B.A., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E. (2014). Providing alcohol to underage youth: The view from young adulthood. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 38(6), 1790-1798. doi:10.1111/acer.12426; PMC4049187
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Bugbee, B.A., O'Grady, K.E. (2014). False identification use among college students increases the risk for alcohol use disorder: Results of a longitudinal study. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 38(3), 834-843. doi:10.1111/acer.12261; PMC3959274
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Kaynak, Ö., Winters, K.C., Cacciola, J., Kirby, K.C., Arria, A.M. (2014). Providing alcohol for underage youth: What messages should we be sending parents? Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 75(4), 590-605. PMC4108600
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Bugbee, B.A., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E. (2013). The academic opportunity costs of substance use during college. College Park, MD: Center on Young Adult Health and Development. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.2941.2964

Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Winick, E.R., Baron, R.A., O'Grady, K.E. (2013). Discontinuous college enrollment: Associations with substance use and mental health. Psychiatric Services. 64(2), 165-172. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.201200106; PMC3609033
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Beck, K.H., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Arria, A.M. (2013). Social contexts of drinking and subsequent alcohol use disorder among college students. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 39(1), 38–43. doi:10.3109/00952990.2012.694519; PMC3465632
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Arria, A.M., Wilcox, H.C., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., O'Grady, K.E. (2013). Dispelling the myth of “smart drugs”: Cannabis and alcohol use problems predict nonmedical use of prescription stimulants for studying. Addictive Behaviors. 38(3), 1643–1650. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.10.002; PMC3558594
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Arria, A.M., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Cook, E.T., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Baron, R.A., O'Grady, K.E. (2013). Drug use patterns in young adulthood and post-college employment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 127(1-3), 23–30. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.06.001; PMC3463732
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Arria, A.M., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Winick, E.R., O'Grady, K.E. (2013). Drug use patterns and continuous enrollment in college: Results from a longitudinal study. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 74(1), 71-83. PMC3517265
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Kaynak, Ö., Meyers, K., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Winters, K.C., Arria, A.M. (2013). Relationships among parental monitoring and sensation seeking on the development of substance use disorder among college students. Addictive Behaviors. 38(1), 1457-1463. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.08.003; PMC3493701
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Caldeira, K.M., O'Grady, K.E., Vincent, K.B., Arria, A.M. (2012). Marijuana use trajectories during the post-college transition: Health outcomes in young adulthood. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 125(3), 267-275. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.02.022; PMC3390463
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Caldeira, K.M., O'Grady, K.E., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Vincent, K.B., Pickworth, W.B., Arria, A.M. (2012). Cigarette smoking among college students: Longitudinal trajectories and health outcomes. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 14(7), 777-785. doi:10.1093/ntr/nts131; PMC3390552
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Caldeira, K.M., Singer, B.J., O'Grady, K.E., Vincent, K.B., Arria, A.M. (2012). HIV testing in recent college students: Prevalence and correlates. AIDS Education and Prevention. 24(4), 363-376. doi:10.1521/aeap.2012.24.4.363; PMC3408631
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Winters, K.C., Botzet, A., Fahnhorst, T., Arria, A.M., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Oliver, J. (2012). Social factors and addiction syndrome. In H.J. Shaffer (Ed.), APA addiction syndrome handbook: Volume 1. Foundations, influences, and expressions of addiction (pp.229-250). American Psychological Association: Washington, DC. doi:10.1037/13751-012

Wilcox, H.C., Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Pinchevsky, G.M., O'Grady, K.E. (2012). Longitudinal predictors of past-year non-suicidal self-injury and motives among college students. Psychological Medicine. 42(4), 717-726. doi:10.1017/S0033291711001814; PMC3237933
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Pinchevsky, G.M., Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E. (2012). Marijuana exposure opportunity and initiation during college: Parent and peer influences. Prevention Science. 13(1), 43-54. doi:10.1007/s11121-011-0243-4; PMC3227785
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Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Arria, A.M. (2012). Nonmedical use of prescription stimulants during college: Four-year trends in exposure opportunity, use, motives, and sources. Journal of American College Health. 60(3), 226-234. doi:10.1080/07448481.2011.589876; PMC3313072
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Vincent, K.B., Kasperski, S.J., Caldeira, K.M., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Pinchevsky, G.M., O'Grady, K.E., Arria, A.M. (2012). Maintaining superior follow-up rates in a longitudinal study: Experiences from the College Life Study. International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches. 6(1), 56-72. doi:10.5172/mra.2012.6.1.56; PMC3255097

Arria, A.M., Winick, E.R., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Vincent, K.B., Caldeira, K.M., Wilcox, H.C., O'Grady, K.E. (2011). Help-seeking and mental health service utilization among college students with a history of suicide ideation. Psychiatric Services. 62(12), 1510-1513. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.005562010; PMC3246367
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., O'Grady, K.E. (2011). Substance-related traffic-risk behaviors among college students. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 118(2-3), 306-312. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.04.012; PMC3161136
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Arria, A.M. (2011). Compromised sleep quality and low GPA among college students who use prescription stimulants nonmedically. Sleep Medicine. 12(6), 536-537. doi:10.1016/j.sleep.2011.04.001

Arria, A.M., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Wish, E.D. (2011). Persistent nonmedical use of prescription stimulants among college students: Possible association with ADHD symptoms. Journal of Attention Disorders. 15(5), 347-356. doi:10.1177/1087054710367621; PMC2939927
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Falls, B.J., Wish, E.D., Garnier, L.M., Caldeira, K.M., O'Grady, K.E., Vincent, K.B., Arria, A.M. (2011). The association between early conduct problems and early marijuana use in college students. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. 20(3), 221-236. doi:10.1080/1067828X.2011.581900; PMC3163297
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Arria, A.M., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E. (2011). Prescription analgesic use among young adults: Adherence to physician instructions and diversion. Pain Medicine. 12(6), 898-903. doi:10.1111/j.1526-4637.2011.01107.x; PMC3117100
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O'Brien, M.C., Arria, A.M., Howland, J., James, J.E., Marczinski, C.A. (2011). Caffeine, alcohol, and youth: A toxic mix. Journal of Caffeine Research. 1(1), 15-21. doi:10.1089/caf.2011.1202

Arria, A.M., O'Brien, M.C. (2011). The "high" risk of energy drinks. Journal of the American Medical Association. 305(6), 600-601. doi:10.1001/jama.2011.109; PMC3038341

Kasperski, S.J., Vincent, K.B., Caldeira, K.M., Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., O'Grady, K.E., Arria, A.M. (2011). College students' use of cocaine: Results from a longitudinal study. Addictive Behaviors. 36(4), 408-411. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2010.12.002; PMC3075599
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Kasperski, S.J., Vincent, K.B., Griffiths, R.R., O'Grady, K.E. (2011). Energy drink consumption and increased risk for alcohol dependence. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 35(2), 365-375. doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.2010.01352.x; PMC3058776
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Wilcox, H.C., Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Pinchevsky, G.M., O'Grady, K.E. (2010). Prevalence and predictors of persistent suicide ideation, plans, and attempts during college. Journal of Affective Disorders. 127(1), 287-294. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2010.04.017; PMC2924459
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Arria, A.M., DuPont, R.L. (2010). Nonmedical prescription stimulant use among college students: Why we need to do something and what we need to do. Journal of Addictive Diseases. 29(4), 417-426. doi:10.1080/10550887.2010.509273; PMC2951617
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Garnier-Dykstra, L.M., Pinchevsky, G.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Arria, A.M. (2010). Self-reported adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms among college students. Journal of American College Health. 59(2), 133-136. doi:10.1080/07448481.2010.483718; PMC2946360
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Beck, K.H., Kasperski, S.J., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Arria, A.M. (2010). Trends in alcohol-related traffic risk behaviors among college students. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 34(8), 1472-1478. doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.2010.01232.x; PMC2910159
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Kasperski, S.J., O'Grady, K.E., Vincent, K.B., Griffiths, R.R., Wish, E.D. (2010). Increased alcohol consumption, nonmedical prescription drug use, and illicit drug use are associated with energy drink consumption among college students. Journal of Addiction Medicine. 4(2), 74-80. doi:10.1097/ADM.0b013e3181aa8dd4; PMC2923814
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Garnier, L.M., Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Wish, E.D. (2010). Sharing and selling of prescription medications in a college student sample. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 71(3), 262-269. doi:10.4088/JCP.09m05189ecr; PMC2845992
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Vincent, K.B., Caldeira, K.M., O'Grady, K.E., Wish, E.D., Arria, A.M. (2010). The impact of positive and negative ecstasy-related information on ecstasy use among college students: Results of a longitudinal study. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy. 17(3), 232-247. doi:10.1080/09687630802403795; PMC2971685
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Arria, A.M., DuPont, R.L. (2009). Let's end nonmedical use of stimulants. Family Practice News. 39(17), 29-29. doi:10.1016/S0300-7073(09)70769-8

Caldeira, K.M., Kasperski, S.J., Sharma, E., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Wish, E.D., Arria, A.M. (2009). College students rarely seek help despite serious substance use problems. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 37(4), 368-378. doi:10.1016/j.jsat.2009.04.005; PMC2783958
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Caldeira K.M., Arria A.M., O'Grady K.E., Zarate E.M., Vincent K.B., Wish E.D. (2009). Prospective associations between alcohol and drug consumption and risky sex among female college students. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education. 53(2), 71-92. PMC2806636
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Garnier, L.M., Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Wish, E.D. (2009). Nonmedical prescription analgesic use and concurrent alcohol consumption among college students. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 35(5), 334-338. doi:10.1080/00952990903075059; PMC2829719
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Arria, A.M., Vincent, K.B., Caldeira, K.M. (2009). Measuring liability for substance use disorder among college students: Implications for screening and early intervention. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 35(4), 233-241. doi:10.1080/00952990903005957; PMC2829709
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Arria, A.M., O'Grady, K.E., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Wilcox, H.C., Wish, E.D. (2009). Suicide ideation among college students: A multivariate analysis. Archives of Suicide Research. 13(3), 230-246. doi:10.1080/13811110903044351; PMC2709750
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Beck, K.H., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Wish, E.D., Arria, A.M. (2009). The social context of cannabis use: Relationship to cannabis use disorders and depressive symptoms among college students. Addictive Behaviors. 34(9), 764-768. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2009.05.001; PMC2709927
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Arria, A.M., O'Grady K.E., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., Wish, E.D. (2008). Nonmedical use of prescription stimulants and analgesics: Associations with social and academic behaviors among college students. Journal of Drug Issues. 38(4), 1045-1060. doi:10.1177/002204260803800406; PMC2857807
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., O'Grady, K.E., Vincent, K.B., Fitzelle, D.B., Johnson, E.P., Wish, E.D. (2008). Drug exposure opportunities and use patterns among college students: Results of a longitudinal prospective cohort study. Substance Abuse. 29(4), 19-38. doi:10.1080/08897070802418451; PMC2614283
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Wish, E.D. (2008). Perceived harmfulness predicts nonmedical use of prescription drugs among college students: Interactions with sensation-seeking. Prevention Science. 9(3), 191-201. doi:10.1007/s11121-008-0095-8; PMC2574828
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Arria, A.M. (2008). Underage drinking and alcohol dependence among college students: An update from the College Life Study. Maryland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration: Compass. 2008(2), 1-2.
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O'Grady, K.E., Arria, A.M., Fitzelle, D.B., Wish, E.D. (2008). Heavy drinking and polydrug use among college students. Journal of Drug Issues. 38(2), 445-466. doi:10.1177/002204260803800204; PMC2567115
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Beck, K.H., Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., Vincent, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Wish, E.D. (2008). Social context of drinking and alcohol problems among college students. American Journal of Health Behavior. 32(4), 420-430. doi:10.5993/AJHB.32.4.9; PMC2390773
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Arria, A.M., Kuhn, V., Caldeira, K.M., O'Grady, K.E., Vincent, K.B., Wish, E.D. (2008). High school drinking mediates the relationship between parental monitoring and college drinking: A longitudinal analysis. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy. 3(6). doi:10.1186/1747-597X-3-6; PMC2311290
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Caldeira, K.M., Arria, A.M., O'Grady, K.E., Vincent, K.B., Wish, E.D. (2008). The occurrence of cannabis use disorders and other cannabis-related problems among first-year college students. Addictive Behaviors. 33(3), 397-411. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2007.10.001; PMC2247439
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Arria, A.M., Caldeira, K.M., O'Grady, K.E., Vincent, K.B., Johnson, E.P., Wish, E.D. (2008). Nonmedical use of prescription stimulants among college students: Associations with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder and polydrug use. Pharmacotherapy. 28(2), 156-169. doi:10.1592/phco.28.2.156; PMC2906759
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Arria, A.M., Wish, E.D. (2006). Nonmedical use of prescription stimulants among students. Pediatric Annals, 35(8), 565-571. PMC3168781 (also published in Psychiatric Annals, 2005, 35(3), 228-235)

Wish, E.D., Fitzelle, D.B., O'Grady, K.E., Hsu, M.H., Arria, A.M. (2006). Evidence for significant polydrug use among ecstasy-using college students. Journal of American College Health, 55(2), 99-104. doi:10.3200/JACH.55.2.99-104; PMC3005618

Levy, K.B., O'Grady, K.E., Wish, E.D., Arria, A.M. (2005). An in-depth qualitative examination of the ecstasy experience: Results of a focus group with ecstasy using college students. Substance Use and Misuse, 40(9/10), 1427-1441. doi:10.1081/JA-200066810; PMC2948966

Arria, A.M. (2005). Nonmedical use of prescription drugs: Preliminary findings from the College Life Study. Epidemiologic trends in drug abuse, Volume II: Proceedings of the Community Epidemiology Work Group, June 2004. NIH Publication No. 05-5365A, 305-306.





Theses & Dissertations stemming from the College Life Study



Hippen, K.A. (2016). Attitudes toward marriage and long-term relationships across emerging adulthood. Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

Dykstra, L.G. (2013). A prescription for trouble: Prescription drug diversion as the new trend in drug crime. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Pinchevsky, G.M. (2009). Parental monitoring, sensation seeking, and marijuana use: Correlations and an interactive model. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Garnier, L.M. (2008). Diversion of prescription medications in a college student sample. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Falls, B.J. (2007). The association of early conduct problems with early marijuana use in college students. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Vincent, K.B. (2005). The ecstasy and methamphetamine drug epidemics: Implications for prevention and control. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.





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This project was supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse
(R01DA14845, Amelia M. Arria, PI).