Mathematica Policy Research is working with federal, state, and local governments as well as foundations and research organizations to help combat the opioid epidemic.
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Innovative Methods to Improve the Measurement, Treatment, and Prevention of Opioid MisuseJun 30, 2019
A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy vs Supportive Psychotherapy to Treat Body Dysmorphic DisorderFeb 20, 2019
This article describes results from a large, multi-site randomized clinical trial comparing cognitive behavioral therapy with supportive psychotherapy for adults with body dysmorphic disorder – an often severe psychiatric condition associated with high rates of hospitalization and suicidality.
Poor Access to Care Among Individuals with Low Quality of LifeSep 30, 2018
This issue brief describes the HRQOL of individuals included in the Health Care Survey of Department of Defense Beneficiaries (HCSDB)—specifically, the survey administered in the third quarter (Q3) of 2018.
Identifying the Next Drug Epidemic by Testing Municipal Wastewater (In Focus Brief)Jun 01, 2018
Potential of wastewater analysis for informing public health and safety policies and approaches.
Predictors of Long-Term Recovery in Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa: Data from a 22-Year Longitudinal StudyOct 16, 2017
The objective of this study was to investigate predictors of long-term recovery from eating disorders 22 years after entry into a longitudinal study.
Special Report: The Potential of Wastewater Testing for Public Health and SafetyAug 14, 2017
This report synthesizes research and recommendations from Mathematica’s symposium on “The Potential of Wastewater Testing for Public Health and Safety."
Re-Defining the Who, When, and Where of Mentoring for Professional StatisticiansDec 15, 2016
The authors share mentoring strategies that have emerged at their organization, Mathematica Policy Research, to overcome these obstacles.
The Potential of Wastewater Testing for Rapid Assessment of Opioid Abuse (Research Brief)Aug 02, 2016
An overview of the potential of municipal wastewater testing to provide comprehensive estimates of opioid use across the country. The methodology allows for analysis of geographic and temporal trends in drug use, rapid feedback for program evaluations, and identification of new drugs of abuse.
Pharmacotherapy Relapse Prevention in Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled TrialJan 04, 2016
Continuation-phase escitalopram delayed time to relapse, and fewer escitalopram-treated subjects relapsed than did placebo-treated subjects.