Christina McAnulty's research while affiliated with Université du Québec à Montréal and other places

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Objective This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of flexible take-home dosing of buprenorphine/naloxone (BUP/NX) and methadone standard model of care in reducing depressive symptoms in people with prescription-type opioid use disorder (POUD). This trial also evaluated whether improvements in depressive symptoms were mediated by opioid use....
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Background Craving reduction is an important target in the treatment of prescription-type opioid use disorder (POUD). In this exploratory analysis, we compared the effectiveness of BUP/NX flexible model of care relative to methadone for craving reduction in individuals with POUD. Methods We analyzed data from a multicentric, pragmatic, 24-week ope...
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Background Alcohol use disorder is highly prevalent and has important economical, societal, psychiatric, and medical consequences. All currently approved therapeutic approaches targeting alcohol dependence have relatively modest effects and high relapse rates. Recent evidence suggests that ketamine may be an effective intervention to treat alcohol...

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... Rather, there has been a recent spike in interest in esketamine as a potential treatment for SUD such as alcohol among some researchers and popular media. Although the current body of evidence does not support such an assertion, this case provides an example of its potential benefits [12]. ...