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  1. Content type: Research

    This paper discusses the initial testing of the Housing First Training and Technical Assistance (HFTAT) Program, a multifaceted, distance-based strategy for the implementation of the Housing First (HF) support...

    Authors: Dennis P. Watson, Emily Q. Ahonen, Valery Shuman, Molly Brown, Sam Tsemberis, Philip Huynh, Fangqian Ouyang and Huiping Xu

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:32

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    Substance use in adolescents is a global public health concern that continues to draw attention from academics, policy experts, and government officials. In Morocco, few studies have investigated the influenci...

    Authors: Hicham El Kazdouh, Abdelghaffar El-Ammari, Siham Bouftini, Samira El Fakir and Youness El Achhab

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:31

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  3. Content type: Research

    Cognitions associated with craving and substance use are important contributors for the psychological theories of Substance use disorders (SUD), as they may affect the course and treatment. In this study, we a...

    Authors: Melike Küçükkarapınar, Hale Yapici Eser, Vahap Ozan Kotan, Merve Yalcinay-Inan, Rifat Tarhan and Zehra Arikan

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:29

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  4. Content type: Short report

    Our previous research has found low and stable mean drug treatment coverage among people who inject drugs (PWID) across 90 large US metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) during 1993–2002. This manuscript updat...

    Authors: Barbara Tempalski, Charles M. Cleland, Leslie D. Williams, Hannah L. F. Cooper and Samuel R. Friedman

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:28

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  5. Content type: Research

    For many individuals with substance use disorders, the entry point for addiction treatment can be through withdrawal management (e.g. detoxification) services. However, little is known about the factors that p...

    Authors: Sharon Vipler, Kanna Hayashi, M.-J. Milloy, Evan Wood, Ekaterina Nosova, Thomas Kerr and Lianping Ti

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:27

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  6. Content type: Research

    Youth exposure to positive marijuana messages increases their risk of marijuana use. Since Washington State legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, marijuana businesses have used social media business pages ...

    Authors: Megan A. Moreno, Aubrey D. Gower, Marina C. Jenkins, Bradley Kerr and Jesse Gritton

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:23

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  7. Content type: Commentary

    Recently the United States Assistant Secretary of Mental Health and Substance Use disclosed having suspended the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, stating it was so deficient in both ...

    Authors: Sharon Green-Hennessy

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:26

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  8. Content type: Research

    Alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes remain a significant and costly public health issue globally. Particularly young people are over-represented in these incidents. This study set out to explore the factors ...

    Authors: Mario Fernando, Johanna Buckland, Prashina Melwani, Vanessa Tent, Philip Preston and Sabrina Winona Pit

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:25

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  9. Content type: Research

    An increasingly recognised prevention approach for substance use entails a reduction in risk factors, and the enhancement of promotive, or protective factors in individuals and the environment surrounding them...

    Authors: Beatrice Wamuyu Muchiri and Monika M. L. dos Santos

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:24

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  10. Content type: Review

    Long-term use of opioid analgesics (OA) for chronic pain may result in opioid use disorder (OUD). This is associated with adverse outcomes for individuals, families and society. Treatment needs of people with ...

    Authors: Johan Kakko, Charlotte Gedeon, Mikael Sandell, Henrik Grelz, Inge Birkemose, Thomas Clausen, Valgerður Rúnarsdóttir, Kaarlo Simojoki, Richard Littlewood, Hannu Alho and Fred Nyberg

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:22

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  11. Content type: Research

    “Freshman’s week” (FW) is a Norwegian initiation ritual to higher education. Previous research has suggested that FW-participation is associated with better social adjustment to the student setting, as well as...

    Authors: E. K. Erevik, S. Pallesen, Ø. Vedaa, C. S. Andreassen and T. Torsheim

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:21

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  12. Content type: Short report

    Little is known about the role of financial hardship as it relates to drug use, especially among men who have sex with men (MSM). As such, this study aimed to investigate potential associations between financi...

    Authors: Su Hyun Park, Yazan Al-Ajlouni, Joseph J. Palamar, William C. Goedel, Anthony Estreet, Brian Elbel, Scott E. Sherman and Dustin T. Duncan

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:19

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  13. Content type: Research

    Over the past several decades, there have been numerous peer-reviewed articles written about people who use drugs (PWUDs) from the Downtown Eastside neighborhood of Vancouver, Canada. While individual research...

    Authors: Ehsan Jozaghi, Alissa M. Greer, Hugh Lampkin and Jane A. Buxton

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:18

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  14. Content type: Review

    In response to widespread opioid misuse, ten U.S. states have implemented regulations for facilities that primarily manage and treat chronic pain, called “pain clinics.” Whether a clinic falls into a state’s p...

    Authors: Barbara Andraka-Christou, Joshua B. Rager, Brittany Brown-Podgorski, Ross D. Silverman and Dennis P. Watson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:17

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  15. Content type: Research

    Our study aims to evaluate the trends in online information about cannabis and kratom on Facebook in Thailand, where there is current discussion regarding legalizing these drugs.

    Authors: Kanittha Thaikla, Kanokporn Pinyopornpanish, Wichuda Jiraporncharoen and Chaisiri Angkurawaranon

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:15

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  16. Content type: Research

    Betel quid (BQ) chewing in children is initiated in their adolescence. It is pivotal to understand adolescents’ reasons behind chewing BQ. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the reasons for BQ chewing amongst...

    Authors: Azmina Hussain, Sidra Zaheer and Kashif Shafique

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:16

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  17. Content type: Research

    Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) has been implemented for the treatment of individuals with opioid use disorders in Lebanon since 2011, but has not been evaluated yet. The aim of the study is to describe the imple...

    Authors: Ali Ghaddar, Sanaa Khandaqji and Zeinab Abbass

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:14

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  18. Content type: Research

    Being a global burden of youths, substances use is unhealthy behavior that exposes youths to health and social problems. Knowledge of the prevalence and predictors of substance use behavior among university st...

    Authors: Tesfay Birhane Gebremariam, Kalayu Birhane Mruts and Tedla Kutaye Neway

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:13

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  19. Content type: Research

    The misuse of codeine is of increasing concern in a number of countries, particularly as this relates to over -the-counter pain and cough relief medication, and is also supplied as a prescription medicine. The...

    Authors: Tara Carney, John Wells, Charles D. H. Parry, Padraig McGuinness, Richard Harris and Marie Claire Van Hout

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:12

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  20. Content type: Research

    Dual diagnosis is common in Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), one of the most common being Substance Use Disorder (SUD). Previous studies have shown that general psychiatric management (GPM) was effective...

    Authors: Louise Penzenstadler, Stéphane Kolly, Stéphane Rothen, Yasser Khazaal and Ueli Kramer

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:10

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  21. Content type: Research

    Evidence-based research has documented the association between alcohol intake during pregnancy and increased risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and congenital birth defects. Alcohol consumption is a complex behav...

    Authors: Sanghamitra Pati, Abhimanyu Singh Chauhan, Pranab Mahapatra, Devraj Hansdah, Krushna Chandra Sahoo and Sandipana Pati

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:9

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  22. Content type: Research

    Social support plays a crucial role in the treatment and recovery process of patients engaging in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). However, there is a paucity of research about social support among MMT p...

    Authors: Long Quynh Khuong, Tuong-Vi Thi Vu, Van-Anh Ngoc Huynh and Truc Thanh Thai

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:8

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  23. Content type: Short report

    Contingency management (CM) has recently shown efficacy in promoting abstinence and retention in treatment among crack cocaine users in Brazil. However, partially because of unawareness and resistance among he...

    Authors: André Q. C. Miguel, Clarice S. Madruga, Viviane Simões, Rodolfo Yamauchi, Claudio J. da Silva, Renata R. Abdalla, Michael McDonell, Sterling McPherson, John M. Roll, Jair J. Mari and Ronaldo R. Laranjeira

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:7

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  24. Content type: Review

    To review studies about the reliability and validity of self-reported alcohol consumption measures among adults, an area which needs updating to reflect current research.

    Authors: Hannah McKenna, Charlene Treanor, Dermot O’Reilly and Michael Donnelly

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:6

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  25. Content type: Research

    Iran is a developing and Islamic country where the consumption of alcoholic beverages is banned. However, psychiatric disorders and alcohol use disorders are often co-occurring. We used the Alcohol Use Disorde...

    Authors: Simasadat Noorbakhsh, Jamal Shams, Mohamadmahdi Faghihimohamadi, Hanieh Zahiroddin, Mats Hallgren and Hakan Kallmen

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:5

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  26. Content type: Research

    As the availability of prescription opioids decreases and the availability of heroin increases, some prescription opioid users are transitioning to heroin. This study seeks to explore factors associated with r...

    Authors: Laura B. Monico and Shannon Gwin Mitchell

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:4

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  27. Content type: Research

    People who use illicit drugs (PWUD) are commonly diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD). However, little is known about whether PWUD living with MDD experience additional barriers to accessing health s...

    Authors: Tara Beaulieu, Lianping Ti, M.-J. Milloy, Ekaterina Nosova, Evan Wood and Kanna Hayashi

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:3

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  28. Content type: Research

    Studies indicate that adolescent-onset drug users experience a greater likelihood of dependence that continues into adulthood. The importance of early intervention was evident in treating adolescents before th...

    Authors: Chiu-Ching Chang, Jung-Yu Liao, Chiu-Mieh Huang, Hsiao-Pei Hsu, Chih-Che Chen and Jong-Long Guo

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:2

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  29. Content type: Research

    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections among methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) participants remain high. Optimized HIV and HCV prevention strategies for MMT clinics in re...

    Authors: Xia Zou, Yong Xu, Wen Chen, Yinghua Xia, Yin Liu, Cheng Gong and Li Ling

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:1

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  30. Content type: Research

    In Latin America, substance related disorders are highly prevalent and one of the treatment strategies is the Therapeutic Communities (TCs), however, in Latin America there is scarce data about this treatment ...

    Authors: Carlos Gómez-Restrepo, Patricia Maldonado, Nelcy Rodríguez, Rafael Ruiz-Gaviria, Miguel Ángel Escalante, Raúl Ángel Gómez, Marcelo Ribeiro de Araujo, Ana Carolina Schmidt de Oliveira, Joel Salvador Chávez Rivera, Jorge Alberto Godínez García, Marina Piazza Ferrand and Dora Blitchtein-Winicki

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:53

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  31. Content type: Research

    The motives for elite athletes to dope are related primarily to maintaining and improving their physical performance. Especially, elite athletes training to compete in the Olympics may feel unique situational ...

    Authors: Moonjung Bae, Jungjoong Yoon, Hyunyong Kang and Taegyu Kim

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:52

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  32. Content type: Short report

    Illicit drug use has become an increasing public health and social concern in the past decades worldwide. Intravenous injection has an elevated risk of infection. Needle embolism is a rare complication of intr...

    Authors: Xianming Fu, Kai Chen, Xiaobo Liao and Kangjun Shen

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:51

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  33. Content type: Research

    Although the initiation of injection drug use has been well characterized among at-risk youth, factors that support or impede cessation of injection drug use have received less attention. We sought to identify...

    Authors: Derek C. Chang, Scott E. Hadland, Ekaterina Nosova, Evan Wood, Thomas Kerr and Kora DeBeck

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:50

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  34. Content type: Research

    The need for effective, culturally safe residential rehabilitation services for Aboriginal people is widely acknowledged, however the combination of treatment components that is optimally effective, is not wel...

    Authors: Alice Munro, Julaine Allan, Anthony Shakeshaft and Courtney Breen

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:49

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  35. Content type: Short report

    Among persons with opioid use disorder (OUD), neuropsychological dysfunction is associated with depression, and better neuropsychological function is associated with opioid abstinence. However, it is unknown w...

    Authors: Travis M. Scott, Monica Rivera Mindt, Chinazo O. Cunningham, Franchesca Arias, Kelly Coulehan, Aprille Mangalonzo, Pat Olsen and Julia H. Arnsten

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:48

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  36. Content type: Research

    Injectable opioids are an interesting option for people who inject drugs (PWID) that do not respond to oral Opioid Maintenance Treatment (OMT). To date, intravenous (IV) buprenorphine - a safer drug than full-...

    Authors: Perrine Roux, Daniela Rojas Castro, Khadim Ndiaye, Laélia Briand Madrid, Virginie Laporte, Marion Mora, Gwenaelle Maradan, Stéphane Morel, Bruno Spire and Patrizia Carrieri

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:46

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  37. Content type: Research

    Substance use disorders along with neuropsychiatric disorders contributed about 14% of the global burden of disease. Harmful alcohol use, is a known contributor for many harms (accidents, suicide, violence, an...

    Authors: Awoke Mihretu, Solomon Teferra and Abebaw Fekadu

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:47

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  38. Content type: Commentary

    Addressing opioid use disorder has become a priority in Ontario, Canada, because of its high economic, social and health burden. There continues to be stigma and criticism relating to opioid use disorder and t...

    Authors: Kristen A. Morin, Joseph K. Eibl, Alexandra M. Franklyn and David C. Marsh

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:45

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  39. Content type: Research

    The use of multiple licit and illicit substances plays an important role in many university students’ lives. Previous research on multiple substance use patterns of university students, however, often fails to...

    Authors: Laura Schilling, Hajo Zeeb, Claudia Pischke, Stefanie Helmer, Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak, Ralf Reintjes, Ulla Walter, Maria Girbig, Alexander Krämer, Andrea Icks and Sven Schneider

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:44

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  40. Content type: Research

    Lead (Pb) poisoning among people using opium has been an increasing problem in Iran. The present study highlights the clinical effects of lead toxicity associated with opium use in Iran, Kerman province.

    Authors: Mohammad Mahdi Hayatbakhsh, Zohreh Oghabian, Elvira Conlon, Samaneh Nakhaee, Ali Reza Amirabadizadeh, Mohammad Javad Zahedi, Sodief Darvish Moghadam, Bighan Ahmadi, Somayeh Soroush, Jan Aaseth and Omid Mehrpour

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:43

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  41. Content type: Short report

    Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) remains the gold standard for the treatment of opioid use disorder. MAT also reduces the frequency of injecting among people who inject drugs (PWID). Relatedly, data suggest...

    Authors: Maria Luisa Mittal, Devesh Vashishtha, Shelly Sun, Sonia Jain, Jazmine Cuevas-Mota, Richard Garfein, Steffanie A. Strathdee and Dan Werb

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:42

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  42. Content type: Review

    Research in the area of illicit substance use remains preoccupied with describing and analyzing the risks of people who use drugs (PWUD), however more recently there has been a drive to use a strengths-based o...

    Authors: Katherine Rudzinski, Peggy McDonough, Rosemary Gartner and Carol Strike

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:41

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  43. Content type: Review

    The tobacco industry is continually evolving to adapt to increasing tobacco control pressure and regulation, and to cater to consumer preferences. Recently, RJ Reynolds rolled-out a nicotine-containing gum, Zo...

    Authors: Min Gong, Michael S. Dunbar, Claude Setodji and William G. Shadel

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:40

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  44. Content type: Research

    Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) improves patients’ ability to access HIV-related services and reduces needle sharing and other risky HIV-related behaviors. However, patients may continue to engage in ris...

    Authors: Victoria L. Boggiano, Huong Lan Thi Nguyen, Long Hoang Nguyen, Tho Dinh Tran, Hung Van Nguyen, Huong Thi Le, Hai Quan Le, Canh Dinh Hoang, Cuong Tat Nguyen, Bach Xuan Tran, Carl A. Latkin, Nabil Zary and Thuc Minh Thi Vu

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:39

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  45. Content type: Research

    Since 2005, the Australian Government has subsidized the production and distribution of Low Aromatic Fuel (LAF) as a deterrent against petrol (gasoline) sniffing in remote Indigenous communities. LAF is used i...

    Authors: Peter d’Abbs, Gillian Shaw and Emma Field

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:38

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  46. Content type: Research

    Opioid use disorder (OUD) is a major risk factor in the acquisition and transmission of HIV. Clinical practice guidelines call for the integration of HIV services in OUD treatment. This mixed methods study des...

    Authors: Hannah K. Knudsen, Jennifer Cook, Michelle R. Lofwall, Sharon L. Walsh, Jamie L. Studts and Jennifer R. Havens

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:37

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  47. Content type: Review

    The crisis of prescription opioid (PO) related harms has focused attention toward identifying and treating high-risk populations. This review aims to synthesize systematic reviews on the epidemiology and clini...

    Authors: Pauline Voon, Mohammad Karamouzian and Thomas Kerr

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2017 12:36

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