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Walt, L., Lupei, M., & Jason, L.A. (in press).  Former substance abusing women, interpersonal relationships and social cognition: Social comparison & sober housemate harmony predict women’s abstinence-specific efficacy. In L.A. Jason & R. Harvey (Eds.), Recovery homes: Providing inexpensive and accessible community-based support. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community.    

Whipple, C.R.,  Robinson, W.L., Flack, C.E.,  Jason, L.A., & Keenan, K. (2023). Longitudinal patterns and predictors of suicidal ideation in African American adolescents. American Journal of Community Psychology, 71(3-4), 453-464.    https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12663

Robinson. W. L., Whipple, C.R., Jason, L.A., Cafaro, C., Lemke, L., & Keenan, K. (2023). Social support coping for African American Adolescents: Effect of a culturally grounded randomized controlled trial intervention. Prevention Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-022-01484-z

Jason, L.A., & Torres, C. (2022). Differences in symptoms among Black and White patients with ME/CFS. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 11, 6708. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm11226708

Guerrero, M., Longan, C., Cummings, C., Kassanits, J., Reilly, A., Stevens, E., & Jason, L.A. (2022).  Women’s friendships: A basis for individual-level resources and their connection to power and optimism. The Humanistic Psychologist, 50(3), 360–375. https://doi.org/10.1037/hum0000295

Jason, L.A., Guerrero, M., Bobak, T., Light, J.M., & Stoolmiller, M. (2022). Reducing health disparities among Black individuals in the post-treatment environment. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 21(4), 1452-1467.  PMCID: PMC8649697  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15332640.2020.1861497

Whipple, C.R., Robinson, W.L., & Jason, L.A. (2021). Expanding collective Efficacy Theory to reduce violence among African American adolescents. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(15-16), NP8615-NP8642.    PMID: 31044641 https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260519844281

Whipple, C. Robinson, W.L., Jason, L.A., Kaynak, Ö., Harris, Grisamore, S.P., & Troyka, M. (2021). Patterns of community violence exposure among African American adolescents living in low-resourced urban neighborhoods. American Journal of Community Psychology, 68(3-4), 414-426.

López-Tamayo, R. & Jason, L.A. (2021). The association between behavioral and attitudinal acculturation on substance use among immigrant and U.S.-born Latinxs: A conditional effect model. Community Psychology in Global Perspective, 7(2), 81-102PMCID: PMC9710741 https://doi.org/10.1285/i24212113v7i2p81

Robinson, W. L., Whipple, C. R., Jason, L. A., & Flack, C. E. (2021). African American adolescent suicidal ideation and behavior: The role of racism and prevention. Journal of Community Psychology, 49, 1282-1295. PMCID: PMC8222079  https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22543

Ruiz, L.D., Brown, M., Li, Y., Boots, E.A., Barnes, L., Jason, L.A., Zenk, S., Clarke, P., & Lamar, M. (2021). Neighborhood socioeconomic resources and crime-related psychosocial hazards, stroke risk, and cognition in older adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, 5122. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18105122

Soto-Nevarez, A., Stevens, E., & Jason, L.A. (2021). Housing, relationships, and substance use among formerly incarcerated females. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 39(2), 238-250. PMCID: PMC8133692  https://doi.org/10.1080/07347324.2020.1862007

Jason, L.A., Kassanits, J., Reilly, A., Bobak, T., Guerrero, M., Stevens, E., & Doogan, N.J. (2020). A social network analysis of Oxford Houses for Native Americans. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse 19(2), 174-189. PMCID: PMC6401329 https://doi.org/10.1080/15332640.2018.1489748. 

Jason, L.A., Kassanits, J., Reilly, A., Bobak, T., Guerrero, M., Stevens, E., Light, J.M., & Doogan, N.J.  (2019). A promising recovery housing model for American Indian communities. Journal of Community Psychology, 47, 1926–1936. PMCID: PMC6776675 https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22237 

Permut, M., Greene, P., Stevens, E., & Jason, L. (2019). Gender Differences in the Association Between Romantic Relationships and Relapse Among Individuals in Early Recovery in Oxford House. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly37(3), 302-314. https://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. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12234

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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.36959/843/426 

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. PMCID: PMC5327723 https://doi.org/10.1080/15299732.2016.1207745. 

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. https://doi.org/10.15226/2471-6529/3/2/00130

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. 

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, 44(1), 75-88. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11414-016-9499-6  

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/15332640.2016.1138267  

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/1936928X.2015.1075167

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. https://doi.org/10.17352/2455-3484.000015

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. PMCID: PMC5644495 https://doi.org/10.21767/2471-853X.100023

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. PMCID: PMC5354469 https://doi.org/10.17140/PHOJ-1- 110 

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. PMCID: PMC5708568

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. 

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. PMCID: PMC4876642

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. PMCID: PMC5564180 https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12056

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. PMCID: PMC4978429 https://doi.org/10.1037/pri0000020

Jason, L.A. (2015). Ethical and diversity challenges in ecologically sensitive systems-oriented interventions.  American Psychologist, 70, 762-775. PMCID: PMC4863698 https://doi.org/10.1037/a0039642

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,  61(6), 711-723. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X15600834 

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

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(2), 50-58. PMCID: PMC4863697

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. PMCID: PMC4307926 https://doi.org/10.1177/1078390314527552.

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 https://doi.org/10.1080/15332640.2013.836729

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

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: Educatin, Prevention & Policy. 18, 32–39. PMCID: PMC3593079 https://doi.org/10.3109/09687630903440022

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

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. 

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 https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph6041317

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. PMCID: PMC2916195 https://doi.org/10.1080/15560350802712462

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 https://doi.org/10.1080/19371910802053232

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 https://doi.org/10.1300/J233v06n02_08

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. https://doi.org/10.3109/10573320802092146

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. 

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 https://doi.org/10.1300/J005v31n01_07

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 https://doi.org/10.1300/J005v31n01_10

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 https://doi.org/10.1080/13557850500138613

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. https://doi.org/10.1300/J233v03n04_02

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 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2004.02.003

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 https://doi.org/10.1177/10442073040140040401

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. https://doi.org/10.1023/B:JOPP.0000039936.64367.99

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. https://doi.org/10.1081/ADA-120020520

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0306-4603(01)00214-3

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. PMID: 12392807 https://doi.org/10.1016/S0740-5472(02)00261-1

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0095798402028001004

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. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1023263303987 

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0899-3289(97)90007-9

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

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. https://doi.org/10.2190/6NAN-696P-HD0J-9GG9

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01537904

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/00957984890152007

Rooney-Rebeck, P., & Jason, L. A. (1986). Prevention of prejudice in elementary school students. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 7(2), 63-73. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01325249

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0013916584166001

Jason, L. A., DeAmicis, L., & Carter, B. (1978).  Preventive intervention programs for disadvantaged children.  Community Mental Health Journal, 14, 272-278. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00778602

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. 

Jason, L. A. (1977).  Modifying parent-child interactions in a disadvantaged family.  Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 6, 38-40. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374417709532742

Jason, L. A. (1977).  A behavioral approach in enhancing disadvantaged children’s academic abilities.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 5, 413-421. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00877944

Jason, L. A., Gesten, E., & Yock, T. (1976).  Relational versus behavioral intervention with economically disadvantaged toddlers.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 46, 270-278. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1939-0025.1976.tb00927.x 

Jason, L. A. (1975).  Early secondary prevention with disadvantaged preschool children.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 3, 33-46. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01101418 

Jason, L. A., & Carter, B. (1975).  Paraprofessionals providing behavioral techniques to families of disadvantaged toddlers.  The Slow Learning Child, 22, 153-158. https://doi.org/10.1080/0156655750220304

Jason, L. A., & Kimbrough, C. (1974).  A preventive educational program for young educationally disadvantaged children.  Journal of Community Psychology, 2, 134-139. https://doi.org/10.1002/1520-6629(197404)2:2<134::AID-JCOP2290020210>3.0.CO;2-Q

Jason, L. A., Clarfield, S., & Cowen, E. L. (1973).  Preventive intervention with young disadvantaged children.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 1, 50-61. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00881246