Yitong Xin

Yitong Xin
The Ohio State University | OSU · College of Social Work

Ph.D. Candidate
Ph.D. Candidate at the College of Social Work, The Ohio State University.

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Introduction
I am a Ph.D. Candidate at the College of Social Work, The Ohio State University. My research interests are: effects of psychoactive substances; trauma; resilience; harm-reduction approach; and prevention and treatment for mental and behavioral health issues.

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Publications (12)
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This study examined how psychedelics reduced symptoms of racial trauma among black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) subsequent to an experience of racism. A cross-sectional internet-based survey included questions about experiences with racism, mental health symptoms, and acute and enduring psychedelic effects. Changes in mental health were...
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Background Previous research showed acute psychedelic effects were associated with decreases in racial trauma (RT) symptoms among black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC). Among samples comprised primarily of white participants, positive outcomes of psychedelic experiences have been mediated by increases in psychological flexibility. Therefor...
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Background and Purpose: Problematic substance use is a global public health concern and one of the most stigmatized behaviors compared with other mental or physical problems. Despite high rates of substance use and related consequences, rates of treatment-seeking (e.g., help-seeking) remain low. Substance use-related stigma contributes to health in...
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Research on acceptability of non-abstinence goals has focused primarily on addiction counsellors and lacks representation of clinical social workers (SWs). We examined whether acceptability of non-abstinence varied as a function of a client's severity of substance use disorder (SUD) diagnosis (severe vs. moderate), finality of an outcome goal (inte...
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Background The current study is one of the first to examine race, ethnic, and sex differences in the prevalence of and trends in hallucinogen use among lifetime users in the United States. Methods Data came from the 2015–2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and included respondent's reporting ever-using hallucinogens ( n = 41,060; female =...
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There is a need to understand ways in which Asians in North America attempt to heal from racial trauma, given their well-documented high risk of exposure and associated adverse mental health outcomes. We conducted a secondary analysis of Asians from a survey of people of color in North America who have consumed psychedelics in response to racial di...
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Despite growing attention to resilience following childhood maltreatment, it remains unclear how the development of resilience unfolds over time among child welfare-involved adolescents. Further, little is known about the immediate and enduring effects of two important attachments in children’s lives, namely caregiver–child relationship and deviant...
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Trauma exposure across the lifespan produces risks for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, as well as global disability in functioning. This retrospective clinical chart review is the first of its kind to assess the utility of sublingual ketamine-assisted body-centered psychotherapy in trauma-exposed patients in a real world...
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Background and purpose: In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention introduced opioid prescribing guidelines to mitigate the consequences of the U.S. opioid epidemic. However, prescription opioid initiation and misuse is a major public health concern among individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Evidence suggests that prescriptio...
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Resilience is critical among survivors of trafficking as they are mostly vulnerable populations who face multiple adversities before, during, and after trafficking. However, resilience in survivors of trafficking is understudied. This scoping review aims to clarify the current state of knowledge, focusing on definitions of resilience, how resilienc...

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Exploring the non-abstinent treatment goals among clinical social workers