ResearchProjects

Drug Use Among Nightclub and Dance Festival Attendees in New York City
Funded by: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Project dates: September 2018 - May 2021
Principal Investigator: Palamar, Joseph
PROJECT DESCRIPTION

This study will examine the prevalence of drug use, risk factors for use, and self-reported adverse outcomes associated with use, among nightclub and dance festival attendees. In addition, hair testing will be conducted to determine unintentional use of new psychoactive substances which may be adulterants in drugs such as ecstasy (MDMA, Molly).

Abstract on NIH RePORTER
Related Publications
Palamar JJ (2019).
Use of “Lean” among electronic dance music party attendees
American Journal on Addictions [Epub 2019 Apr 30]. doi: 10.1111/ajad.12897.

Palamar JJ, Acosta P, Cleland CM (2019).
Planned and unplanned drug use during a night out at an electronic dance music party
Substance Use and Misuse, 54 (6), 885-893. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2018.1529186. PMCID: PMC6476644.