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Publications

2014

Fullerton, C.A., Kim, M.L., Thomas, C.P., Lyman, D.R., Montejano, L.B., Dougherty, R.H., Daniels, A.S., Ghose, S.S., and Delphin-Rittmon, M.E. (2014) Medication-Assisted Treatment with Methadone: Assessing the Evidence. Psychiatric Services 65(2), pp. 146-157. 

Kim, M.L., O’Brien, P.L., Thomas, C.P., Johnson, J., and Kreiner, P. (2014) Prescription Behavior Surveillance System Project: Prescriber Education and Other Initiatives Literature Report. Prepared for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Safe Use Initiative.

Thomas, C.P., Fullerton, C.A., Kim, M.L., Montejano, L., Lyman, D.R., Dougherty, R.H., Daniels, A.S., Ghose, S.S., and Delphin-Rittmon, M.E. (2014) Medication-Assisted Treatment with Buprenorphine: Assessing the Evidence.Psychiatric Services 65(2), pp. 158-170.

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Horgan CM (2014). Incentives to Shape Health Behaviors: How Can We Make Them More Person-Centered? Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health 29(1): 19-31.

Larson, M. J., Mohr, B. A., Adams, R. S., Wooten, N. R., & Williams, T. V. (2014). Missed Opportunity for Alcohol Problem Prevention Among Army Active Duty Service Members Postdeployment.  Am J Public Health, 104(8): 1402-1412. PMCID: PMC4103229

Lee MT, Horgan CM, Garnick DW,  Acevedo A, Panas L, Ritter G, Dunigan R, Babakhanlou-Chase H, Bidorini A, Campbell K, Haberlin K, Huber A, Lambert-Wacey D, Leeper T, Reynolds M. (2014) A performance measure for continuity of care after detoxification: Relationship with outcomes.  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 47(2): 130-139. PMCID: PMC4076006

Davis MT. (2014) Religious and non-religious components in substance abuse treatment: A comparative analysis of faith-based and secular interventions. Journal of Social Work, 14(3): 243-259 

Reif S, George P, Braude L, Dougherty RH, Daniels AS, Ghose SS, Delphin-Rittmon ME. (2014) Recovery Housing: Assessing the Evidence. Psychiatric Services, 65(3):295 doi:10.1176/appi.ps.201300243

Reif S, George P, Braude L, Dougherty RH, Daniels AS, Ghose SS, Delphin-Rittmon ME. (2014) Residential Treatment for Individuals With Substance Use Disorders: Assessing the Evidence. Psychiatric Services, 65(3):301 doi:10.1176/appi.ps.201300242

Dunigan R, Acevedo A, Campbell K, Garnick DW, Horgan CM, Huber A, Lee MT, Panas L, Ritter G. (2014). Engagement in outpatient substance abuse treatment and employment outcomes. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 41: 20-36. PMCID: PMC3796147

Garnick DW, Horgan CM, Acevedo A, Lee MT, Panas L, Ritter G, Dunigan R, Bidorini A, Campbell K, Haberlin K, Huber A, Lambert-Wacey D, Leeper T, Reynolds M, Wright D. (2014). Criminal justice outcomes after engagement in outpatient substance abuse treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46: 295-305. PMCID: PMC3947052

Larson MJ, Mohr BA, Lorenz LS, Grayton C, Williams TV. (2014). General and Specialist Health Care Utilization in Military Children of Army Service Members Who are Deployed. In: Wadsworth, S.M., and Riggs, D. (Eds.), Military Deployment and its Consequences for Families. New York, NY: Springer. 


2013

Adams, R.S., Larson, M.J., Corrigan, J.D., Ritter, G., and Williams, T.V. (2013) Traumatic Brain Injury among Active Duty Military Person- nel and Drinking-Related Negative Consequences. Substance Use and Misuse 48(10): 821-836. PMCID: PMC3721380

Brolin M, Quinn A, Sirkin JT, Horgan CM, Parks J.(2013)  Financing of Behavioral Health Services within Federally Qualified Health Centers.  Center for Financing Reform  and Innovations (subcontract to Truven Health Analytics). Submitted to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Rockville, MD.

Corrigan JD, Adams RS, Larson MJ. (2013) When Addiction Co- Occurs with Traumatic Brain Injury.  American  Journal of Psychiatry  170(4): 351-354. PMCID: PMC3694416

Davis, M., & Brolin, M. (2013). Focus Group: Evaluation of Substance Abuse Treatment Program. In SAGE Research Methods Cases. London, United Kingdom: SAGE Publications, Ltd. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013512924

Kolb B, Lorenz LS. Let’s See: Participatory Visual Methods in Practice. (2013) In Fogel, C., Quinlan, E., and Quinlan, A. (Eds.), Imaginative Inquiry: Innovative Approaches to Interdisciplinary Research. Palo Alto, CA: Academica Press.

Larson MJ, Lorenz LS. Upstream Opportunities for Reduc- ing the Harm of Alcohol and Drug Use. (2013) Waltham, MA: Institute for Behavioral Health, Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University. 

Larson MJ, Ritter GA, Adams RS. (2013) Suicides among Military Personnel. Journal of the American Medical Association 310 (23), p. 2565. 

Larson MJ, Amodeo M, LoCastro JS, Muroff J, Smith L, Gerstenberger E. (2013) Randomized Trial of Web-based Training to Promote Counselor Use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills in Client Sessions. Substance  Abuse  34(2): 179-187.  PMCID: PMC Journal-In-Process

Larson, M.J., Adams, R.S., Mohr, B.A., Harris, A., Merrick, E.L., Funk, W., Hoffman, K., Wooten, N.R., Jeffery, D.D., and Williams, T.V. (2013) Rationale and Methods of the Substance Use and Psycho- logical Injury Combat Study (SUPIC): A Longitudinal Study of Army Service Members  Returning  from  Deployment in  FY2008- 2011. Substance Use and Misuse 48(10): 863-879. PMCID: PMC3793632

Lorenz LS. Photovoice in Practice: Ensuring Safety and Encouraging Action. (2013) In Lichtman, M. (Ed.), Qualitative Research for the Social Sciences. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Ryan M, Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Horgan CM, Garnick DW, Panas L, Ritter G, Blow FC, Saitz R. (2013) Drinking patterns of older adults with chronic medical conditions.  Journal of General Internal Medicine, Apr 23 [Epub ahead of print]

Thomas CP, Garnick DW, Horgan C, Miller K, Harris AG, Rosen MM.(2013) Establishing the Feasibility of Measuring Performance in Use of Addiction Pharmacotherapy. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 45(1): 11-18.

Thomas CP, Kim M, Kelleher SJ, Nikitin RV,  Kreiner PW, McDonald A, Carrow GM. (2013) Early Experience with Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances in a Community Setting.  Journal of American Medical Informatics Association. Published online April 3, 2013.

Wooten, N.R., Mohr, B.A., Lundgren, L.M., Adams, R.S., Merrick, E.L., Williams, T.V., and Larson, M.J. (2013) Gender Differences in Sub stance Use Treatment Utilization in the Year Prior to Deploy- ment in Army Service Members. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 45(3): 257-265. PMCID: PMC3755744

2012

Acevedo A, Garnick DW, Lee MT, Horgan CM, Ritter G, Panas L, Davis S, Leeper T, Moore R, Reynolds M. (2012) Racial and Ethnic Differences in Substance Abuse Treatment Initiation and Engagement in a Publicly-Funded Substance Abuse Treatment System. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse 11(1), pp. 1-21.

Clark T, Eadie  J, Kreiner P, Strickler G. (2012) Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: An Assessment of the Evidence for Best Practices. Prescription Drug Monitoring  Program Center of Excellence. Prepared for the Pew Charitable Trusts. www.pewhealth.org

Garnick DW, Lee MT, O’Brien ML, Panas MS, Ritter GA, Acevedo A, Garner BR, Frank RR, Godley MD (2012).  The Washington Circle Engagement Performance Measures’ Association with Adolescent Treatment Outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 124:250-258.

Garnick DW, Horgan CM, Acevedo, A, McCorry, F &, Weisner, C.(2012). Performance measures for substance use disorders -- what research is needed? Addiction Science & Clinical Practice  7(1): 18.  PMCID: PMC3564737

Hodgkin D, Merrick EL, Hiatt D. (2012) The Relationship of Antidepressant Prescribing Concentration to Treatment Duration and Cost. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 15(1), pp. 3-11.

Kreiner P. (2012) Prescription Drug Monitoring  Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis. Notes from the Field. www.pdmpexcellence.org

Larson MJ, Mohr BA, Adams RS, Ritter G, Perloff J, Williams TV, Jeffrey DD, Tompkins C. (2012) Association of Military Deployment of a Parent or Spouse and Changes in Dependent Use of Health  Care  Services. Medical Care 50(9), pp. 821-828. 

Larson MJ, Wooten N, Adams RS, Merrick EL. (2012) Military Combat Deployments and Substance Use: Review and Future Directions. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions  12 (1), pp. 6-27.  PMCID: PMC3321386

Lee MT, Garnick DW, O'Brien PL, Panas L, Ritter GA, Acevedo A, Garner BR, Funk RR, Godley MD. (2012) Adolescent Treatment Initiation and Engagement in an Evidence-Based Practice Initiative. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 42(4), pp. 346-355. PMCID: PMC3345887

Lorenz LS. A Way into Empathy: A “Case” of Photo-Elicitation in Illness Research. In Hughes, J. (Ed.), (2012) SAGE Visual Methods (Volume 4). London: SAGE Publications. 

McCann B, Hiatt D, Azzone V, Merrick E. (2012) EAP Purchasing Preferences. Journal of Employee Assistance 42(3), pp.18-20. 

McLellan DL, Hodgkin D, Fagan P, Reif S, Horgan CM. (2012) Unintended Consequences of Cigarette Price Changes for Alco- hol Drinking Behaviors across Age Groups: Evidence from Pooled Cross Sections. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 7(28). Published online July 11, 2012. PMCID: PMC3441210

Merrick EL, Reif S, Hiatt D, Hodgkin D, Horgan CM, Ritter G. (2012) Substance abuse treatment client experience in an employed population: Results of a client survey. Substance Abuse Treatment Prevention and Policy 2012; 7(4), 17. PMCID: PMC3269994

Reif S, Torres M, Horgan CM, Merrick EL. (2012) Characteristics pf practitioners in a private managed behavioral health plan. BMC Health Services Research 12:283. (2012). PMCID: PMC3577445

Ruzek J, Rosen R, Marceau L, Larson MJ, Garvert D, Smith L, Stoddard A. (2012) Online Self-administered Training for Post- traumatic  Stress Disorder Treatment Providers: Design and Methods for a Randomized, Prospective Intervention Study. Implementation Science 7(43). PMCID: PMC3405469

Schmidt LA, Tam TW, Larson MJ. (2012) Sources of Biased Inference  in Alcohol and Drug Services Research: An Instrumental Variable Approach. Journal of Studies on Alcohol  and Drugs 73(1), pp. 144-153. PMCID: PMC3237705

Strickler G, Reif  S, Merrick EL, Horgan CM., Hiatt, D. (2012) Substance Abuse Treatment Preferences in an Employed Population. Journal of Workplace  Behavioral Health 27 (2), pp. 117-125. 

Strickler GK, Reif S, Horgan C, Acevedo A. (2012) The Relationship between Substance Abuse Performance Measures and Mutual Help Group Participation After Treatment. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 30(2), pp. 190-210.  PMCID: PMC3412672

2011

Daley M, Shepard DS, Tompkins CP, Dunigan R, Reif S, Perloff J, Siembab L, Horgan CM. (2011) Randomized trial of enhanced profiling in substance abuse treatment. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research; 38(2):96-104.  PMCID: PMC3040276

Garnick DW, Lee MT, Horgan CM, Acevedo A, Botticelli M, Clark S, Davis S, Gallati R, Haberlin K, Hanchett A, Lambert–Wacey D, Leeper T, Siemianowski J, Tikoo M. (2011) Lessons from Five States: Public Sector Use of Washington Circle Performance Measures. Journal of  Substance Abuse Treatment; 40(3): 241–254.  PMCID: PMC3085924

Hodgkin D, Volpe-Vartanian J, Merrick EL, Horgan CM, Nierenberg AA, Frank RG.  (2011) Customization in prescribing for bipolar disorder. Health Economics; 21(6):653-68 . 

Lorenz L. (2011) A way into empathy: A ‘case’ of photo-elicitation research. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine; 15(3)259-275,

Lorenz LS,  Chilingerian J. (2011) Using visual and narrative methods to achieve fair process in clinical care. Journal of Visualized Experiments; 48:2342.  PMCID: PMC3197387 

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Garnick DW, Horgan, CM, Panas L, Ryan M, Blow F, Saitz R.  (2011) Older adults’ inpatient and emergency department utilization for ambulatory-care-sensitive conditions: Relationship with alcohol consumption.  Journal of Aging and Health; 23 (1): 86-111. PMCID: PMC3021178

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Hiatt D, Horgan CM, Greenfield SF, McCann B. (2011) Integrated Employee Assistance Program/Managed Behavioral Health Plan Utilization by Persons with Substance Use Disorders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment; 40(3):299-306. PMCID: PMC3056945

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Hiatt D, Horgan CM, McCann B. (2011)  EAP service use in a managed behavioral healthcare organization: From the employee perspective.  Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health; 26(2):85-96. PMCID: PMC3182492

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Horgan CM, Panas L, Soumerai S, Ritter G. (2011)  Is customization in antidepressant prescribing  associated with acute-phase treatment adherence? Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research; 3(1): 11-16. PMCID: PMC3374329

Reif S, Horgan CM, Garnick DW, McLellan DL.  (2011) Systems-level smoking cessation activities by private health plans.  Preventing Chronic Disease; 8(1).  PMCID: PMC3220629

Reif, S., Larson, M. J., Cheng, D., Allensworth-Davies, D., Samet, J., & Saitz, R. (2011). Chronic disease and recent addiction treatment utilization among alcohol and drug dependent adults. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 6(1), 28. 

Reif S, Ritter GA, Horgan CM.  (2011) Treatment services:  Triangulation of methods when there is no gold standard. Substance Use & Misuse; 46(5):620-632.

Reif S, Ritter GA, Horgan CM. (2011) Treatment services: Triangulation of methods when there is no gold standard. Subst Use Misuse; 46(5):620-32.

Schmidt LA, Tam TW,Larson MJ. (2011) Sources of Biased Inference in Alcohol and Drug Services Research: An Instrumental Variable Approach. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs; 73(1):144-153. PMCID: PMC3237705

Thomas CP, Garnick DW, Horgan CM , McCorry F, Gmyrek A, Chalk M, et al. (2011) Advancing performance measures for use of medications in substance abuse treatment. J Subst Abuse Treat; 40(1):35-43. PMCID: PMC2997925

Tschampl C, Bernardo J, Garvey T, Garnick DW. (2011)  The Need for Performance Measures on Testing for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Primary Care.  The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety; 37(7):309-316.

Wittenberg E, Prosser L. (2011) Ordering errors, objections and invariance in utility survey responses: a framework for understanding who, why and what to do.  Applied Health Economics and Health Policy; 9(4):225-41

Wittenberg E. (2011) The effect of time of onset on community preferences for health states: an exploratory study.  Health and Quality of Life Outcomes; 9(6). PMCID: PMC3031192

2010

Amodeo M, Storti SA, Larson MJ. (2010) Moving empirically supported practices to addiction treatment programs: recruiting supervisors to help in technology transfer. Subst Use Misuse; 45(6):968-82. PMCID: PMC3711078

Daley M, Shepard DS, Reif S, Dunigan R, Tompkins CP, Perloff J, Siembab L, Horgan CM. (2010) Evaluation of provider profiling in the public sector. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly; 28(4):376-390.

Garner BR, Godley MD, Funk RR, Lee MT, Garnick DW. (2010) The Washington Circle continuity of care performance measure: predictive validity with adolescents discharged from residential treatment. J Subst Abuse Treat; 38(1):3-11. PMCID: 2789887.

Hodgkin D, Merrick EL,  Hiatt D,  Horgan CM,  McGuire TG. (2010) The Effect of Employee Assistance Plan Benefits on the Use of Outpatient Behavioral Health Care.  Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics; 13(4):167-174. PMCID: PMC3081606 

Hodgkin D, Karpman HE. (2010) Economic crises and public spending on mental health care. International Journal of Mental Health, Vol. 39 (2): 91-106.

Katz N, Panas L, Kim M, Audet AD, Bilansky A, Eadie J, et al. (2010)  Usefulness of prescription monitoring programs for surveillance--analysis of Schedule II opioid prescription data in Massachusetts, 1996-2006. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf; 19(2):115-23.

Larson MJ, McGraw S, Physical Illness and Medical Needs of Women with Mental Disorders (Chapter 5, pp 81-105). A Public Health Perspective of Women's Mental Health. Eds. Becker, M & Levin, B. New York, NJ: Springer, 2010. 

Lorenz L. (2010) Brain injury survivors: Narratives of rehabilitation and healing. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc; 2010.

Lorenz, L. S. (2010) Discovering a new identity after brain injury.Sociology of Health and Illness, 32(6), 862-879.

Lorenz, L. S. (2010) Visual metaphors of living with brain injury: Exploring and communicating lived experience with an invisible injury. Visual Studies, 25(3), 210-223.

McCann B, Azzone V, Merrick EL, Hiatt D, Hodgkin D, Horgan CM. (2010) Employer choices in EAP design and worksite services. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 25(2):89-106. PMCID: PMC3388531

McGraw SA, Larson MJ, Foster SE, Kresky-Wolff M, Botelho EM, Elstad EA, et al. (2010) Adopting best practices: lessons learned in the Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness (CICH). J Behav Health Serv Res; 37(2):197-212.

Merrick EL, Perloff J, Tompkins CP. (2010) Emergency department utilization among Medicare beneficiaries with serious mental disorders. Psychiatric Services, 61(6):628-631.

Merrick EL, Horgan CM.  Invited book review of Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective (Third Edition), edited by B. L. Levin, K.D. Hennessey, J. Petrila. New York: Oxford.  Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, Epub ahead of print December 24, 2010.

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Hiatt D, Horgan CM, Greenfield SF, McCann B. Integrated employee assistance program/managed behavioral health plan utilization by persons with substance use disorders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment; 40(3):299-306. PMCID: PMC3056945

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Hiatt D, Horgan CM, Azzone V, McCann B, et al. (2010) Patterns of service use in two types of managed behavioral health care plans. Psychiatric Services; 61(1):86-9. PMCID: 2801078.

Merrick EL, Reif S. (2010) Services in an era of managed care. In: Becker MA, Levin BL, editors. A Public Health Perspective of Women's Mental Health. New York: Springer Publications; pp. 201-28.

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Garnick DW, Horgan CM, Panas L, Ryan M, Blow FC, Saitz R. (2010) Older Adults' Inpatient and Emergency Department Utilization For Ambulatory-Care-Sensitive Conditions: Relationship with Alcohol Consumption. Journal of Aging and Health; 23(1): 86-111. PMCID: PMC3021178

Ozanne EM, Wittenberg E, Garber JE, Weeks JC. (2010) Breast cancer prevention: patient decision making and risk communication in the high risk setting. Breast J; 16(1):38-47.

Peller AJ, Najavits LM, Nelson SE, LaBrie RA, Shaffer HJ. (2010) PTSD Among a Treatment Sample of Repeat DUI Offenders. Journal of Traumatic Stress; 23(4): 468-473. 

Reif S, Horgan C, Torres M, Merrick E.  (2010) Economic grand rounds: Types of practitioners and outpatient visits in a private managed behavioral health plan.  Psychiatr Serv; 61(11):1066-8. PMCID: PMC3848051

Wallack SS, Thomas CP, Martin TC, Chilingerian J, Reif S. (2010) Substance abuse treatment organizations as mediators of social policy: slowing the adoption of a congressionally approved medication. J Behav Health Serv Res; 37(1):64-78.

2009

Azzone V, McCann B, Merrick EL, Hiatt D, Hodgkin D, Horgan CM. (2009) Workplace stress, organizational factors and EAP utilization. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health; 24:344-56. PMCID: PMC3778910

Botticelli M, Clark S, et al. Lessons from five states: Public sector use of Washington Circle performance measures. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2011;40 (3):241-54. PMCID: Journal - In Process.Browne CA, Larson MJ, Miller K, Cowell AJ. (2009) Datapoints: racial and ethnic patterns in claim-identified mental disorders among disabled medicare beneficiaries. Psychiatr Serv; 60(12):1586. PMCID: PMC3085924

Garnick DW, Lee MT, Horgan CM, Acevedo A. (2009) Washington Circle Public Sector Workgroup. Adapting Washington Circle performance measures for public sector substance abuse treatment systems. J Subst Abuse Treat; 36(3):265-77. PMCID: PMC2653590.

Hiatt D, Horgan C, Greenfield S, McCann B. Integrated EAP/managed behavioral health plan utilization by persons with substance use disorders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2011;40 (3):299-306. PMCID: PMC3056945

Hodgkin D, Horgan CM, Garnick DW, Merrick EL. (2009) Benefit limits for behavioral health care in private health plans. Adm Policy Ment Health; 36(1):15-23. PMCID: PMC2644559.

Horgan CM, Garnick DW, Merrick EL, Hodgkin D. (2009) Changes in how health plans provide behavioral health services. J Behav Health Serv Res; 36(1):11-24. PMCID: PMC2982768

Lorenz LS, Kolb B. (2009) Involving the public through participatory visual research methods. Health Expectations; 12:262-74.

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Horgan CM, Hiatt D, McCann B, Azzone V, et al. (2009) Integrated employee assistance program/managed behavioral health care benefits: relationship with access and client characteristics. Adm Policy Ment Health; 36(6):416-23. PMCID: 2794127.

Merrick EL, Horgan CM, Garnick DW, Reif S, Stewart MT. (2009) Accessing specialty behavioral health treatment in private health plans. J Behav Health Serv Res; 36(4):420-35.

Sher DJ, Wittenberg E, Suh WW, Taghian AG, Punglia RS. (2009) Partial-breast irradiation versus whole-breast irradiation for early-stage breast cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys; 74(2):440-6. PMCID: 2695677.

Wright DR, Wittenberg E, Swan JS, Miksad RA, Prosser LA. (2009) Methods for measuring temporary health states for cost-utility analyses. Pharmacoeconomics; 27(9):713-23.

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