Drug Alcohol Depend 2021 May 18;222:108674. Epub 2021 Mar 18.
The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States; Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, BOX 951772, 71-267 CHS, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States; Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, BOX 951772, 71-267 CHS, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States; UCLA Center for LGBTQ Advocacy, Research & Health, BOX 951772, 71-267 CHS, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States. Electronic address:
Background: Limited research has explored risk factors for opioid pain medication misuse, concomitant substance misuse, and the unmet behavioral health treatment (BHTx) needs of transgender and gender diverse (TGD) adults.
Methods: In 2019, TGD adults (N = 562) in Massachusetts and Rhode Island were purposively recruited and completed a psychosocial and behavioral health survey (95 % online; 5% in-person). Multivariable logistic regression was used to examine factors associated with past 12-month opioid pain medication misuse and unmet BHTx needs. Read More