Dr Irma Kirtadze, MD, PhD - Ilia State University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Addiction Studies - Professor

Dr Irma Kirtadze

MD, PhD

Ilia State University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Addiction Studies

Professor

Tbilisi | Georgia

Main Specialties: Addiction Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Public Health

Additional Specialties: Psychiatry

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Dr Irma Kirtadze, MD, PhD - Ilia State University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Addiction Studies - Professor

Dr Irma Kirtadze

MD, PhD

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Primary Affiliation: Ilia State University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Addiction Studies - Tbilisi , Georgia

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19Publications

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72PubMed Central Citations

Nightlife and Drug Use in Tbilisi, Georgia: Results of an Exploratory Qualitative Study.

J Psychoactive Drugs 2019 Jul-Aug;51(3):247-253. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

a Addiction Research Centre, Alternative Georgia , Tbilisi , Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02791072.2019.1574997DOI Listing
February 2019
42 Reads

Republic of Georgia estimates for prevalence of drug use: Randomized response techniques suggest under-estimation.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2018 06 18;187:300-304. Epub 2018 Apr 18.

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.03.019DOI Listing
June 2018
52 Reads
3.423 Impact Factor

Drug preparation, injection, and sharing practices in Tajikistan: a qualitative study in Kulob and Khorog.

Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2016 06 2;11(1):21. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13011-016-0065-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4890278PMC
June 2016
70 Reads
3 Citations

Policing, massive street drug testing and poly-substance use chaos in Georgia - a policy case study.

Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2016 Jan 16;11. Epub 2016 Jan 16.

Addiction Research Centre - Alternative Georgia, 14a Nutsubidze Str., Office 2, 0177, Tbilisi, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13011-016-0049-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4715284PMC
January 2016
70 Reads
1 Citation

Feasibility and initial efficacy of a culturally sensitive women-centered substance use intervention in Georgia: Sex risk outcomes.

Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2015 Dec 8;10:47. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, ᅟ, NC, 27709, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13011-015-0043-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4672492PMC
December 2015
27 Reads

Factors that influence the characteristics of needles and syringes used by people who inject drugs in Tajikistan.

Harm Reduct J 2015 Oct 16;12:37. Epub 2015 Oct 16.

RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle, Park, NC, 27709-2194, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12954-015-0069-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4608191PMC
October 2015
41 Reads
3 Citations

Women who inject drugs in the republic of georgia: in their own words.

J Psychoactive Drugs 2015 Jan-Mar;47(1):71-9

a Senior Researcher, Alternative Georgia-Addiction Research Center , Tbilisi , Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02791072.2014.990174DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6876852PMC
October 2015
137 Reads
3 Citations

Gender-Specific HIV Prevention Interventions for Women Who Use Alcohol and Other Drugs: The Evolution of the Science and Future Directions.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2015 Jun;69 Suppl 2:S128-39

*Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC; †Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; ‡Department of Psychology in the Public Interest, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; §Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; ‖Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY; ¶Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; #Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; **Addiction Research Center, Alternative Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia; and ††Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000000627DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4505613PMC
June 2015
30 Reads
13 Citations
4.560 Impact Factor

Process and product in cross-cultural treatment research: development of a culturally sensitive women-centered substance use intervention in georgia.

J Addict 2014 22;2014:163603. Epub 2014 Sep 22.

Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/163603DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4190114PMC
October 2014
21 Reads
2 Citations

Twice stigmatized: provider's perspectives on drug-using women in the Republic of Georgia.

J Psychoactive Drugs 2013 Jan-Mar;45(1):1-9

Addiction Research Center, Alternative Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02791072.2013.763554DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4115446PMC
June 2013
54 Reads
10 Citations

Female partners of opioid-injecting men in the Republic of Georgia: an initial characterization.

Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2012 Nov 16;7:46. Epub 2012 Nov 16.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University and RTI International, 3040 E. Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1747-597X-7-46DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3551748PMC
November 2012
5 Reads
1 Citation

Behavioral treatment + naltrexone reduces drug use and legal problems in the Republic of Georgia.

Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 2012 Mar 5;38(2):171-5. Epub 2012 Jan 5.

Addiction Research Center, Alternative Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00952990.2011.643996DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3413379PMC
March 2012
35 Reads
3 Citations
1.470 Impact Factor

Drug use and HIV risk outcomes in opioid-injecting men in the Republic of Georgia: behavioral treatment + naltrexone compared to usual care.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2012 Jan 13;120(1-3):14-21. Epub 2011 Jul 13.

Addiction Research Center, Union Alternative Republic of Georgia, Tbilisi 0177, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.06.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3377370PMC
January 2012
54 Reads
6 Citations
3.423 Impact Factor

'We are ordinary men': MSM identity categories in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Cult Health Sex 2010 Nov;12(8):955-71

Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2010.516370DOI Listing
November 2010
73 Reads
2 Citations

Why do the clients of Georgian needle exchange programmes inject buprenorphine?

Eur Addict Res 2010 2;16(1):1-8. Epub 2009 Nov 2.

Department of Psychiatry, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000253858DOI Listing
August 2010
56 Reads
11 Citations
2.101 Impact Factor

Secrecy and risk among MSM in Tbilisi, Georgia.

AIDS Care 2009 May;21(5):591-7

Behavioral and Biomedical Research Department, Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540120802385587DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2932655PMC
May 2009
53 Reads
1 Citation

Top co-authors

David Otiashvili
David Otiashvili

Charles University and General University Hospital

17
Hendree E Jones
Hendree E Jones

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

7
William Zule
William Zule

RTI International

6
Wendee M Wechsberg
Wendee M Wechsberg

Duke University School of Medicine

5
Evgeny Krupitsky
Evgeny Krupitsky

Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology of Addictions

5
William A Zule
William A Zule

Research Triangle Institute

4
Mzia Tabatadze
Mzia Tabatadze

Addiction Research Centre - Alternative Georgia

3
Elizabeth C Costenbader
Elizabeth C Costenbader

Research Triangle Institute

2
William Meyer
William Meyer

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

2