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Drugs in the Workplace: Research and Evaluation Data

NIDA Research Monograph, Number 91 [Printed in 1989]

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Introduction and Summary

Research on the Prevalence, Impact, and Treatment of Drug Abuse in the Workplace-----3
Steven W. Gust and J. Michael Walsh

Prevalence of Drug Use by the Workforce

Drug Use Among Working Adults: Prevalence Rates and Estimation Methods-----17
Royer F. Cook

Patterns of Drug Use: Data From the 1985 National Household Survey-----33
Harwin L. Voss

Drug Use by Tractor-Trailer Drivers-----47
Adrian K. Lund, David F. Preusser, Richard D. Blomberg, and Allan F. Williams

Drug Use Trends in a Nuclear Power Company: Cumulative Data From an Ongoing Testing Program-----69
Carl E. Osborn and Jacque J. Sokolov

Drug Monitoring in the Workplace: Results From the California Commercial Laboratory Drug Testing Project-----81
M. Douglas Anglin and Caron A. Westland

Results of the Drug Testing Program at Southern Pacific Railroad-----97
Robert W. Taggart

Relationship of Drug Use to Performance and Productivity

An Empirical Evaluation of Preemployment Drug Testing in the United States Postal Service: Interim Report of Findings-----111
Jacques Normand and Stephen Salyards

Early Employment Testing for Marijuana: Demographic and Employee Retention Patterns-----139
David L. Blank and John W. Fenton

Does Pre-Employment Drug Use Predict On-the-Job Suitability?-----151
Michael A. McDaniel

A Critical Evaluation of the Utah Power and Light Company's Substance Abuse Management Program: Absenteeism, Accidents and Costs-----169
Dennis J. Crouch, Douglas O. Webb, Lynn V. Peterson, Paul F. Buller, and Douglas E. Rollins

An Evaluation of Drug Testing in the Workplace-----195
John R. Sheridan and Howard Winkler

Industry Responses to Drugs in the Workplace

Characteristics of Firms With Drug Testing Programs-----219
Helen Axel

Drug Abuse Services and EAPs: Preliminary Report on a National Study-----227
Thomas E. Backer

The Presence and Integration of Drug Abuse Intervention in Human Resource Management-----245
Terry C. Blum

The Use of EAPs in Dealing With Drug Abuse in the Workplace-----271
Paul M. Roman

Emerging Issues / Research Directions

Revisiting the Role of the Supervisor in Employee Assistance Programs-----289
Bradley Googins

State Legislation: Effects on Drug Programs in Industry-----305
Robert T. Angarola and Samia N. Rodriguez

Building a Cumulative Knowledge Base About Drugs and the Workplace-----319
Dean R. Gerstein and Esta Grossman

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