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Permut, M., Greene, P.A. Stevens, E., & Jason, L.A. (in press).  Gender differences in the association between romantic relationships and relapse among individuals in early recovery in Oxford House. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. Published online Nov. 16, 2018   doi.org/10.1080/07347324.2018.1544057

Ruiz, L., McMahon, S., & Jason, L.A. (2018). The role of neighborhood context and  school climate in school-level academic achievement. American Journal of Community Psychology, 61, 296–309.

Jason, L.A., Luna, R.D., Alvarez, J., & Stevens, E.  (2018). Collectivism and individualism in Latino recovery homes. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse. 17, 3, 223-236.  doi: 10.1080/15332640.2016.1138267

Beasley, C., Callahan, S., Stecker, E., Dekhtyar, M., Yang-Atian, C., Ponziano, F., Isler, B. & Jason, L.A (2017). Qualitative study of Transgender women and Cisgender men living together in two recovery homes. Archives of Addiction and Rehabilitation, 1, 104-111.

Salina, D., Figge, C., Ram, D., & Jason, L.A. (2017). Rates of traumatization and psychopathology in criminal-justice involved women. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 18, 174-188.  doi: 10.1080/15299732.2016.1207745. PMCID: PMC5327723

Droege, J.R., Robinson, W.L., & Jason, L.A. (2017). Suicidality protective factors for African American Adolescents: A systematic review of the research literature. SOJ Nursing & Health Care, 3, 1-5.

Walt, L., & Jason, L.A. (2017). Predicting pathways into criminal behavior: The intersection of race, gender, poverty & psychological factors. ARC Journal of Addiction, 2(1), 1-8. PMCID: PMC5892438

Robinson, W. L., Brown, M., Beasley, C. R., & Jason, L. A. (2017). Advancing prevention intervention from theory to application: Challenges and contributions of community psychology. In M. A. Bond, I. Serrano-García, & C. B. Keys (Eds.), Handbook of community psychology, Volume 2 (pp. 193-213). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. (Link)

Barringer, A., Hunter, B. A., Salina, D., & Jason, L. A. (2016). Empowerment and social support: Implications for practice and programming among minority women with substance abuse and criminal justice histories. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research. doi 10.1007/s11414-016-9499-6  Published on-line, March 18, 2016. (Link)

Jason, L.A., Luna, R.D., Alvarez, J., & Stevens, E.  (2016). Collectivism and individualism in Latino recovery homes. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse. doi10.1080/15332640.2016.1138267   Published online April 26, 2016. (Link)

Majer, J. M., Salina, D. D., & Jason, L. A. (2016). Social support among substance using women with criminal justice involvement. Journal of Forensic Social Work, 5, 116-129. doi: 10.1080/1936928X.2015.1075167 (Link)

Navarro, E., Alvarez, J., Contreras, R., & Jason, L.A. (2016). Ethnic differences in abstinence self-efficacy among recovering individuals. Journal of Addiction Medicine and Therapeutic Science, 2, 13-18. (Link)

Lopez-Tamayo, R., Alvarez, J., & Jason, L.A. (2016). Testing a Multidimensional Acculturation Model on Latinos who complete substance abuse treatment. Journal of Drug Abuse, 2(2), 1-8. (Link)

Lopez-Tamayo, R., Seda, A., & Jason, L.A.  (2016). The role of familismo and acculturation as moderators of the association between family conflict and substance abuse on Latino adult males. Public Health – Open Journal. 48-56. doi: 10.17140/PHOJ-1- 110 (Link)

DiGangi, J., Ohanian, D., & Jason, L.A. (2016). A factor analysis of PTSD with Latino samples with substance use disorders. Journal of Addiction & Prevention, 4(2), 1-7. (Link)

Contreras, R., Gómez, D., López-Tamayo, R., Rodriguez, S., & Jason, L.A. (2016).  Examination of the living environment of Oxford Houses with Latino residents. Substance Abuse and Aftercare. (pp. 81-97). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. (Link)

DiGangi, J.A., Goddard, A., Miller, S., Leon, G., & Jason, L.A. (2016). Differences in PTSD among Latinos with childhood and adult trauma: The moderating effect of acculturation. Journal of Addiction and Neuropharmacology, 3, 009. PMCID: PMC4876642 (Link)

Lopez-Tamayo, R., Robinson, W. L., Lambert, S. F., Jason, L. A., & Ialongo, N. (2016). Parental monitoring, association with externalized behavior, and academic outcomes in urban African American youth: a moderated mediation analysis. American Journal of Community Psychology, 57, 366-379. (Link)

Robinson, W. L., Case, M.H., Whipple, C.R., Gooden, A.S., Lopez-Tamayo, R.,. Lambert, S.F., & Jason, L.A.  (2016). Culturally-grounded stress reduction and suicide prevention for African American adolescents. Practice Innovation, 1(2), 117-128. (Link)

Jason, L.A. (2015). Ethical and diversity challenges in ecologically sensitive systems-oriented interventions.  American Psychologist, 70, 762-775. PMCID: PMC4863698 (Link)

Majer, J. M., Harris, J., & Jason, L. A. (2015). An examination of women ex-offenders with methadone histories. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 1-13. doi: 10.1177/0306624X15600834 (Link)

Robinson, W. L., Droege, J. R., Case, M. H., & Jason, L. A. (2015). Reducing stress and preventing anxiety in African American adolescents: A culturally-grounded approach. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 6(2), 1-12. PMCID: PMC4813807 (Link)

Taneja, I., So, S., Stewart, J., Evans, M., & Jason, L. A. (2015). Prevalence and severity of symptoms in a sample of African American and White participants. Journal of Cultural Diversity: An International Journal, 22, 50-58. PMCID: PMC4863697 (Link)

Majer, J. M., Rodriguez, J., Bloomer, C., & Jason, L. A. (2014). Predictors of HIV-risk sexual behavior: Examining lifetime sexual and physical abuse histories in relation to substance use and psychiatric problem severity among ex-offenders. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 20, 138-146. doi: 10.1177/1078390314527552 (Link)

Jason, L.A., DiGangi, J.A., Alvarez, J., Contreras, R., Lopez, R., Gallardo, S., & Flores, S. (2013). Evaluating a bilingual voluntary community-based healthcare organization. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 12, 321–338. PMCID: PMC4863700 (Link)

Contreras, R., Alvarez, J., DiGangi, J., Jason, L.A., Sklansky, L., Mileviciute, I., Navarro, E., Gomez, D., Rodriguez, S., Luna, R., Lopez R., Rivera, S., Padilla, G., Albert, R., Salamanca, S., & Ponziano, F. (2012). No place like home: Examining a bilingual-bicultural, self-run substance abuse recovery home for Latinos. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 3, 2-9. PMCID: PMC3438667 (Link)

Kidney, C.A., Alvarez, J., Jason, L.A., Ferrari, J.R., & Minich, L. (2011). Residents of mutual help recovery homes, characteristics and outcomes: Comparison of four US ethnic subgroups. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy. 18, 32–39. PMCID: PMC3593079 (Link)

Kinoti, K.E., Jason, L.A., & Harper, G.W. (2011). Determinants of alcohol, khat, and bhang use in rural Kenya. African Journal of Drug and Alcohol Studies, 10, 107-118. PMCID: PMC3551616 (Link)

Jason, L.A., & Porter, N. (2010). Stigmatizing societal responses to illness. In C. Vázquez, D. Pérez Jiménez, M. F. Rodríguez, & W. P. Bou  (Eds.).  International Community Psychology: Shared Agendas in Diversity. (pp. 315-340). Puerto Rico: Actividades de Formación Comunitaria, Inc.

Alvarez, J., Jason, L. A., Flynn, A. M., Davis, M. I., Olson, B. D., Ferrari, J. R., & Rosenberg, S. L. (2010). Psychometric properties of the multi-group ethnic identity measure among individuals in substance abuse recovery. In A.M. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in psychology research (Vol. 64, pp. 147-162). New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (Link)

Alvarez, J., Jason, L. A., Davis, M. I., Olson, B. D., & Ferrari, J. R. (2009). Latinos and Latinas in communal settings: A grounded theory of recovery.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 6, 1317-1334. PMCID: PMC2681194 (Link)

Belyaev-Glantsman, O., Jason, L. A., & Ferrari, J. R. (2009). The relationship of gender and ethnicity to employment in recovery homes. In L.A. Jason, & J.R. Ferrari (Eds.). Recovery from addiction in communal living settings: The Oxford House model [Special Issue].  Journal of Groups in Addiction Recovery, 4, 92-99. (Link)

Torres-Harding, S.R., Mason-Shutter, J., & Jason, L.A. (2008).  Fatigue among Spanish and English speaking Latinos.  Social Work in Public Health, 23, 55-72. PMCID: PMC2913726 (Link)

Alvarez, J., Jason, L. A., Olson, B. D., Ferrari, J. R., & Davis, M. I. (2007). Substance abuse prevalence and treatment among Latinas/os. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 6, 115-141. PMCID: PMC3059600 (Link)

Jason, L.A., & Richman, J.A. (2007). How science can stigmatize: The case of chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 14, 85-103. (Link)

Chimata, R.L., Jason, L.A., Taylor, R.R., & Torres-Harding, S. (2006). African-American and Latinos with chronic fatigue: Examining the role of acculturation status. North American Journal of Psychology, 8, 547-556. (Link)

Brown, J. T., Davis, M. I., Jason, L. A., & Ferrari, J. R. (2006). Stress and coping: The roles of ethnicity and gender in substance abuse recovery. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 31, 75-84. PMID: 16595388 (Link)

Flynn, A. M., Alvarez, J., Jason, L. A., Olson, B. D., Ferrari, J. R., & Davis, M. I. (2006). African American Oxford Houses residents: Sources of abstinent social networks. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 31, 111-120. PMID: 16595391 (Link)

Brown, J. T., Davis, M. I., Jason, L. A., & Ferrari, J. R. (2006). Stress and coping: The roles of ethnicity and gender in substance abuse recovery. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 31, 75-84. (Link)

Njoku, M.G., Jason, L.A., & Torres-Harding, S.R. (2005). The relationships among coping styles and fatigue in an ethnically diverse sample. Ethnicity and Health, 10, 263-278. PMID: 16191727 (Link)

Alvarez, J., Jason, L. A., Davis, M. I., Ferrari, J. R., & Olson, B. D. (2004). Latinos and Latinas in Oxford House: Perceptions of barriers and opportunities. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 3(4), 17-32. (Link)

Alvarez, J., Olson, B. D., Jason, L. A., Davis, M. I., & Ferrari, J. R. (2004). Heterogeneity among Latinas and Latinos in substance abuse treatment: Findings from a national database. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 26, 277-284. PMID: 15182892 (Link)

Jason, L.A., Holbert, C., Torres-Harding, S., & Taylor, R.R. (2004).  Stigma and chronic fatigue syndrome: Surveying a name change. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 14, 222-228. (Link)

McIntosh, J. M., Jason, L., Robinson, W. L., & Brzezinski, L. (2004). Multiculturalism and primary prevention: Towards a new primary prevention culture. Journal of Primary Prevention, 25, 1-15. (Link)

McIntosh, J. M.,  Robinson, W. L., &  Jason, L. A.  (Eds.) (2004). Millennium topics: Culturally embedded primary prevention. Journal of Primary Prevention, 25.

Majer, J. M., Jason, L. A., Ferrari, J. R., Olson, B. D., & North, C. S. (2003). Is self-mastery always a helpful resource? Coping with paradoxical findings in relation to optimism and self-efficacy. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 29, 385-399. doi: 10.1081/ADA-120020520 (Link)

Majer, J. M., Jason, L. A., Ferrari, J. R., & North, C. S. (2002). Comorbidity among Oxford House residents: A preliminary outcome study. Addictive Behaviors, 27, 837-845. (Link)

Majer, J. M., Jason, L. A., Ferrari, J. R., Venable, L. B. & Olson, B. D. (2002). Social support and self-efficacy for abstinence: Is peer identification an issue? Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 23, 209-215. (Link)

Song, S., Jason, L.A., Taylor, R.R.,  Torres-Harding, S.R., Helgerson, J., & Witter, E. (2002). Fatigue severity among African Americans: Gender and age interactions. Journal of Black Psychology, 28, 53-65. (Link)

Song, S., Jason, L.A., & Taylor, R.R. (1999). The relationship between ethnicity and fatigue in a community-based sample. Journal of Gender, Culture, and Health, 4, 255-268. doi: 10.1023/A:1023263303987 (Link)

Ferrari, J. R., Curtin-Davis, M., Dvorchak, P., & Jason, L. A. (1997). Recovering from alcoholism in communal-living settings: Exploring the characteristics of African American men and women. Journal of Substance Abuse, 9, 77-87. (Link)

Sloan, V. J.,  Jason, L. A., & Addlesperger, E.  (1996). Social networks among inner-city minority women. Education. 117, 194-199. (Link)

Kaufman, J., Jason, L. A., Sawlski, L. M., & Halpert, J. A. (1994).  A comprehensive multi-media program to prevent smoking among black students.  Journal of Drug Education, 24, 95-108. (Link)

Reyes, O., & Jason, L. A. (1993).  Pilot study examining factors associated with academic success for Hispanic high school students.  Journal of Youth Adolescence, 22, 57-71. (Link)

Thomas, N., & Jason, L. A. (1989).  A preliminary attempt to improve tutoring skills among black inner-city children.  Journal of Black Psychology, 15, 163-172. (Link)

Rooney-Rebeck, P., & Jason, L. A. (1986). Prevention of prejudice in elementary school students. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 7(2), 63-73. (Link)

Jason, L. A., & Jung, R. (1984).  Stimulus control techniques applied to handicapped-designated parking spaces.  Deterring unauthorized use by the nonhandicapped.  Environment and Behavior, 16, 675-686. (Link)

Jason, L. A., DeAmicis, L., & Carter, B. (1978).  Preventive intervention programs for disadvantaged children.  Community Mental Health Journal, 14, 272-278. (Link)

Jason, L. A., & Carter, B. (1978).  Training undergraduates to work with disadvantaged toddlers: Middle-class agents strengthen minority values.  College Student Journal, 12, 88-91. (Link)

Jason, L. A. (1977).  Modifying parent-child interactions in a disadvantaged family.  Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 6, 38-40. (Link)

Jason, L. A. (1977).  A behavioral approach in enhancing disadvantaged children’s academic abilities.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 5, 413-421. (Link)

Jason, L. A., Gesten, E., & Yock, T. (1976).  Relational versus behavioral intervention with economically disadvantaged toddlers.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 46, 270-278. (Link)

Jason, L. A. (1975).  Early secondary prevention with disadvantaged preschool children.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 3, 33-46. (Link)

Jason, L. A., & Carter, B. (1975).  Paraprofessionals providing behavioral techniques to families of disadvantaged toddlers.  The Slow Learning Child, 22, 153-158. (Link)

Jason, L. A., & Kimbrough, C. (1974).  A preventive educational program for young educationally disadvantaged children.  Journal of Community Psychology, 2, 134-139. (Link)

Jason, L. A., Clarfield, S., & Cowen, E. L. (1973).  Preventive intervention with young disadvantaged children.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 1, 50-61. (Link)