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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:

Islam, M.F., Cotler, J., &  Jason, L.A. (in press). Post-Viral Fatigue and COVID-19: Lessons from past epidemics. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior. Published online June 25, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2020.1778227

Devendorf, A. R., Brown, A. A., & Jason, L. A. (2020). Patients’ hopes for recovery from myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): Toward a ‘recovery in’ framework. Chronic Illness, 16(4) 307–321.    https://doi.org/10.1177/1742395318815965

Bhatia, S., Olczyk, N., Jason, L.A., Alegre, J., Fuentes-Llanos, J., &Castro-Marrero, J. (2020). cross-national comparison of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome at tertiary care settings from the US and Spain. American Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(1), 104-115. https://doi.org/10.20448/801.51.104.115

Bedree, H., Sunnquist, M., & Jason, L.A. (2019). The DePaul Symptom Questionnaire-2: A validation study. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, 7(3), 166-179. https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2019.1653471

Katz, B.Z., Reuter, C., Lupovitch, Y., Gleason, K., McClellan, D., Cotler, J., & Jason, L.A. (2019). A validated scale for assessing the severity of acute Infectious Mononucleosis. The Journal of Pediatrics, 209, 130-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.01.035

Devendorf, A.R., Jackson, C.T., Sunnquist, M., & Jason, L.A. (2019). Defining and measuring recovery from myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome: The physician perspective. Disability and Rehabilitation, 41, 158-165. PMCID: PMC6123286 https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2017.1383518 

Jason, L.A., & Sunnquist, M. (2018). The development of the DePaul Symptom Questionnaire: Original, expanded, brief and pediatric versions. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 6:330. PMCID: PMC6232226 https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2018.00330

Zinn, M. A., Zinn, M. L., Valencia, I., Jason, L. A.,& Montoya, J. G. (2018). Cortical hypoactivation during resting EEG suggests central nervous system pathology in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. Biological Psychology, 136, 87–99. PMCID: PMC6064389 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2018.05.016

Sunnquist, M., & Jason, L. A. (2018). A reexamination of the cognitive behavioral model of chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 74, 1234–1245. PMCID: PMC6002889 https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22593

Jason, L.A., Fox, P.A., & Gleason, K. D. (2018). The importance of a research case definition. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, 6, 52-58. https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2018.1389336

Evans, M.A., & Jason, L.A. (2018). Onset patterns of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Research on Chronic Diseases, 2(1), 1–30.

Jason, L.A. (2017). To serve or not to serve: Ethical and policy implications. American Journal of Community Psychology, 60, 406-413. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12181

Zinn, M. A., Zinn, M. L., & Jason, L. A. (2017). Small-world network analysis of cortical connectivity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome using quantitative EEG. NeuroRegulation, 4(3–4), 125–137. http://doi.org/10.15540/nr.4.3-4.125

Sorenson, M., Furst, J., Mathews, H., & Jason, L.A. (2017). Dysregulation of cytokine pathways in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Multiple Sclerosis. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, 5, 145-158. https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2017.1335237

Maclachlan, L., Watson, S., Gallagher, P., Finkelmeyer, A., Jason, L.A., Sunnquist, M., & Newton, J.L. (2017). Are current Chronic Fatigue Syndrome criteria diagnosing different disease phenotypes? PLUS ONE, 12(10): e0186885. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186885 

Jason, L.A., Sunnquist, M., Gleason, K., & Fox, P. (2017). Mistaken conclusion that Systemic Exercise Intolerance Disease is comparable to research case definitions: A rebuttal to Chu et al. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, 5, 231-238. https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2017.1362780 

Jason, L.A., Ohanian, D., Brown, A., Sunnquist, M., McManimen, S., Klebek, L., Fox, P., & Sorenson, M. (2017). Differentiating Multiple Sclerosis from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Insights in Biomedicine, 2:11. PMCID: PMC5800741  https://doi.org/10.21767/2572-5610.100011 

Jason, L.A., Gleason, K., & Fox, P. (2017). The implications of using a broad versus narrow set of criteria in research. Journal of Medicine and Therapeutics, 1(2), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.15761/JMT.1000111

Sunnquist, M., Jason, L. A., Nehrke, P., & Goudsmit, E. M. (2017). A comparison of case definitions for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Journal of Chronic Diseases and Management, 2(2), 1013. PMCID: PMC5663312

Jason, L.A., McManimen, S. L., Sunnquist, M. L., Newton, J. L., & Strand, E. B. (2017). Clinical criteria versus a possible research case definition in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, 5, 89-102. PMCID: PMC5650200 https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2017.1299077

Jason, L.A., McManimen, S.L., Sunnquist, M., Newton, J. L., & Strand, E. B. (2017). Examining those meeting IOM criteria versus IOM plus Fibromyalgia. EC Neurology, 5, 19-28. PMCID: PMC5510658

Jason, L.A., Katz, B., Gleason, K., McManimen, S., Sunnquist, S., & Thorpe, T. (2017). A prospective study of Infectious Mononucleosis in college students. International Journal of Psychiatry, 2, 1-8.

Jason, L.A., Sunnquist, M., Brown, A., Evans, M., & Newton, J.L. (2016). Are Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome different illnesses? A preliminary analysis. Journal of Health Psychology, 21, 3-15. PMCID: PMC4125561 https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105313520335 

Jason, L.A., Sunnquist, M., Brown, A., Evans, M., Vernon, S.D., Furst, J., & Simonis, V. (2014). Examining case definition criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health, and Behavior, 2, 40-56. PMCID: PMC3912876 https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2013.862993

Jason, L.A., Brown, M., Brown, A., Evans, M., Flores, S., Grant-Holler, E., & Sunnquist, M. (2013). Energy Conservation/Envelope Theory interventions to help patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health, & Behavior1, 27-42.  PMCID: PMC3596172 https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2012.733602

Jason, L.A., Skendrovic, B., Furst, J., Brown, A., Weng, A., & Bronikowski, C. (2012). Data mining: Comparing the Empiric CFS to the Canadian ME/CFS case definition.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68, 41-49. PMCID: PMC3228898 https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.20827

Jason, L.A., Unger, E.R., Dimitrakoff, J.D., Fagin, A.P., Houghton, M., Cook, D., Marshall Jr., G.D., Klimas, N., &  Snell, C. (2012). Minimum data elements for research reports on CFS. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 26, 401-406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2012.01.014

Jason, L.A., Porter, N., Hunnell, J., Rademaker, A., & Richman, J.A. (2011). CFS prevalence and risk factors over time. Journal of Health Psychology, 16, 445-456. PMCID: PMC3166209 https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105310383603

Jason, L.A., Evans, M., Brown, M., & Porter, N. (2010). What is fatigue: Pathological and nonpathological fatigue. Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2, 327-331. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2010.03.028

Jason, L.A., Benton, M., Johnson, A., & Valentine, L. (2008). The economic impact of ME/CFS: Individual and societal level costs. Dynamic Medicine, 7:6. PMCID: PMC2324078 https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-5918-7-6

Jason, L.A., Corradi, K., Torres-Harding, S., Taylor, R.R., & King, C. (2005). Chronic fatigue syndrome: The need for subtypes.  Neuropsychology Review,  15, 29-58. PMID: 15929497 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11065-005-3588-2

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

Jason, L.A., Taylor, R.R., Kennedy, C.L., Jordan, K., Huang, C., Torres-Harding, S., Song, S., & Johnson, D. (2002). A factor analysis of chronic fatigue symptoms in a community-based sample. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 37, 183-189. PMID: 12027245

Jason, L.A., Taylor, R.R., Stepanek, Z., & Plioplys, S. (2001). Attitudes regarding chronic fatigue syndrome: The importance of a name. Journal of Health Psychology, 6, 61-71. https://doi.org/10.1177/135910530100600105

Jason, L.A., Taylor, R.R., & Kennedy, B.A. (2000). Chronic fatigue syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Multiple Chemical Sensitivities in a community-based sample of persons with chronic fatigue syndrome-like symptoms.Psychosomatic Medicine, 62, 655-663. PMID: 11020095 https://doi.org/10.1097/00006842-200009000-00009

Jason, L.A., Taylor, R.R., Kennedy, C.L., Song, S., Johnson, D., & Torres, S. (2000). Chronic fatigue syndrome: Occupation, medical utilization, and subtypes in a community based sample. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease188, 568-576. PMID: 11009329  https://doi.org/10.1097/00005053-200009000-00002 

Jason, L.A.,. Richman, J.A., Rademaker, A.W., Jordan, K.M., Plioplys, A.V., Taylor, R.R., McCready, W., J  Huang, C., & Plioplys, S. (1999). A community-based study of chronic fatigue syndrome. Archives of Internal Medicine, 159, 2129-2137. PMID: 10527290  https://doi.org/10.1001/archinte.159.18.2129 

Jason, L.A., Richman, J.A., Friedberg, F., Wagner, L., Taylor, R.R., & Jordan, K.M. (1997). Politics, science, and the emergence of a new disease: The case of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. American Psychologist, 52, 973-983. PMID:9301342 https://doi.org/10.1037//0003-066x.52.9.973 


Jason, L. A., Glantsman, O., O’Brien, J., & Ramian, K. (Eds.) (2019). Introduction to Community Psychology: Becoming an Agent of Change

Jason, L.A., & O’Brien, J. (2018). What is unique to our field? The Community Psychologist, 51, 6-8, 12-13.

Maton, K.I., Humphreys, K., Jason, LA., & Shinn, B. (2017). Community psychology in the policy arena. In C. M. Bond, Keys, C.,& I. Serrano-Garcia (Eds.). Handbook of Community Psychology. Volume 2. (pp. 275-295) Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

Jason, L. A. & Aase, D. (2016). Community-clinical psychology. In J. C. Norcross, G. R. VandenBos, & D. K. Freedheim (Eds.-in-Chief), M.M.D. Rodriguez (Associate Ed.), APA handbook of clinical psychology. Vol. 1. Clinical psychology: Roots and branches. (pp. 201-222). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Jason, L.A. & Glenwick, D.S. (Eds.) (2016). Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods. New York: Oxford University Press.

Jason, L.A., Stevens, E., Ram, D. Miller, S.A., Beasley, C.R., & Gleason, K., (2016). Theories in the field of community psychology. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 7(2), 1-27.

Jason, L.A., Stevens, E., & Light, J.M. (2016). The relationship of sense of community and trust to hope. Journal of Community Psychology, 44, 334–341.

Jason, L. A., Beasley, C. R., & Hunter, B.A. (2015). Advocacy and social justice. In V. Chien & S.M. Wolfe (Ed.). Foundations of Community Psychology Practice. (pp. 262-289) New York: Sage.

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

Jason, L.A. (2012). Small wins matter in advocacy movements: Giving voice to patients. American Journal of Community Psychology, 49, 307-316.

Jason, L.A. (2006). Benefits and challenges of generating community participation. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 37(2), 132-139.

Gesten, E. L., & Jason, L. A. (1987). Social and community interventions. In M. R. Rosenzweig & L. W. Porter (Eds.) Annual Review of Psychology. (pp. 427-460). Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews, Inc.

Oxford Houses and Substance Abuse Disorder:

Callahan, S., Hwang, S., Isler, B., Wiedbusch, E., & Jason, L.A. (in press). Census characteristics of Illinois sober living homes: A Geographic Information Systems study. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community. Published online June 28, 2019  https://doi.org/10.1080/10852352.2019.1633067

Kassanits, J., Bobak, T., Stevens, E., Guerrero, M., Light, J., & Jason, L.A. (2020). The relationship of Oxford Houses across heterogeneous house and setting characteristics. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 90(3), 324-327. https://doi.org/10.1037/ort0000437 

Jason, L.A., Guerrero, M., Lynch, G., Stevens, E., Salomon-Amend, M., & Light, J.N.  (2020). Recovery home networks as social capital. Journal of Community Psychology, 48, 645–657. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22277   

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 

Doogan, N.J., Light, J.M., Stevens, E.B., & Jason. L.A. (2019). Quality of life as a predictor of social relationships in Oxford House. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 101, 79–87. PMCID: PMC6557298  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2019.03.006

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. PMCID: PMC6173520 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

Jason, L.A., & Stevens, E. (2017). The reliability and reciprocity of a social network measure. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 35, 317–327. PMCID: PMC6145821 https://doi.org/10.1080/07347324.2017.1355220

Ram, D., Siegel, Z., & Jason, L. A. (2017). Housing as a resource for justice-involved women. Community Mental Health Journal, 53, 340–343. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-016-0036-0 

May, E.M., Hunter, B.A., & Jason, L.A. (2017). Methodological pluralism and mixed methodology to strengthen Community Psychology research: An example from Oxford House. Journal of Community Psychology, 45, 100–116. PMCID: PMC5565162  https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.21838   

Maton, K.I., Humphreys, K., Jason, LA., & Shinn, B. (2017). Community psychology in the policy arena. In C. M. Bond, Keys, C., & I. Serrano-Garcia (Eds.). Handbook of Community Psychology. Volume 2 (pp. 275-295). 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, 75-88. Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11414-016-9499

Jason, L. A., Salina, D. & Ram, D. (2016). Oxford Recovery Housing: Length of stay correlated with improved outcomes for women previously involved with the criminal justice system. Substance Abuse, 37, 248-254. PMCID: PMC4826029  https://doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2015.1037946  

Jason, L. A., Light, J. M., Stevens, E. B., & Beers, K. (2014). Dynamic social networks in recovery homes. American Journal of Community Psychology, 53, 324-334. PMCID: PMC4013246 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-013-9610-6

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.  https://doi.org/10.1080/15332640.2013.836729 

Jason, L. A., Mericle, A. A., Polcin, D. L., & White, W. L. (2013). The role of recovery residences in promoting long-term addiction recovery. American Journal of Community Psychology, 52, 406-411. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-013-9602-6

Jason, L. A., & Ferrari, J. R. (2010). Oxford House recovery homes: Characteristics and effectiveness. Psychological Services, 7, 92-102. PMCID: PMC2888149 https://doi.org/10.1037/a0017932 

Jason, L. A., Olson, B. D., Ferrari, J. R., Majer, J. M., Alvarez, J., & Stout, J. (2007). An examination of main and interactive effects of substance abuse recovery. Addiction, 102, 1114-1121. PMCID: PMC2976482 https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2007.01846.x 

Jason, L. A., Olson, B. D., Ferrari, J. R., & Lo Sasso, A. T. (2006). Communal housing settings enhance substance abuse recovery. American Journal of Public Health, 91, 1727-1729. PMCID: PMC1586125 https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2005.070839

Jason, L. A., Roberts, K., & Olson, B. D. (2005). Attitudes toward recovery homes and residents: Does proximity make a difference. Journal of Community Psychology, 33, 529-535. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.20073

Jason, L. A., Olson, B. D., Ferrari, J. R., & Davis, M. I. (2003-2004). Substance abuse: The need for second-order change. International Journal of Self Help & Self Care, 2(2), 91-109. https://doi.org/10.2190/7eep-d4hh-paaa-l87p

Jason, L. A., & Barnes, H. E. (1997). Substance abuse prevention: Beyond the schoolyard. Applied and Preventive Psychology, 6, 211-220. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0962-1849(97)80010-8

Tobacco and Smoking:

Reed, B.W., Miller, S. A., Bobak, T. J., Stevens, E., & Jason, L.A. (2020).The experience of smoking in recovery settings: An ecological momentary assessment pilot study. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions. 20(1), 59-72, https://doi.org/10.1080/1533256X.2020.1710080

Wang-Schweig, M., Jason, L.A., Stevens, E., & Chaparro, J. (2019). Tobacco use among recovery home residents: Vapers are less confident to quit. American Journal of Health Behavior, 43(6), 1064-1074. https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.43.6.5

Levinson, A.H., Ma, M., Jason, L.A., Lee, J.G.L., Landrine, H., Glueck, D., & DiFranza, J.R. (2018). Assessment of the US federal retailer violation rate as an estimate of the proportion of retailers that illegally sell tobacco to adolescents. JAMA Pediatrics. 172(10), 966-972. PMCID: PMC6233765 https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.2038.

Maton, K.I., Humphreys, K., Jason, LA., & Shinn, B. (2017). Community psychology in the policy arena. In C. M. Bond, Keys, C., & I. Serrano-Garcia (Eds.). Handbook of Community Psychology. Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association.

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

Jason, L.A. & Aase, D.M. (2016). Community-clinical psychology. In M.M.D. Rodriguez (Ed.). APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology. Volume 1. Clinical Psychology: Roots and Branches. (pp. 201-222). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Jason, L. A., Beasley, C. R., & Hunter, B.A. (2015). Advocacy and social justice. In V. Chien & S.M. Wolfe (Ed.). Foundations of Community Psychology Practice. (pp. 262-289). New York: Sage.

Jason, L.A. (2013). Principles of Social Change. New York: Oxford University Press.

Adams, M.L., Jason, L.A., Pokorny, S., & Hunt, Y. (2013). Exploration of the link between tobacco retailers in school neighborhoods and student smoking. Journal of School Health, 83, 112-118. PMCID: PMC3556821

Jason, L.A., & Glenwick, D.S. (2012). Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research. Washington: American Psychological Association.

Jason, L. A., Pokorny, S.B., Adams, M., Nihls, A., Kim, H. Y., & Hunt, Y. (2009). Cracking down on youth tobacco may influence drug use. Journal of Community Psychology, 38, 1-15. PMCID: PMC3155958 https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.20347

Jason, L. A., Pokorny, S. B., Sanem, J. R., & Adams, M. L. (2006). Monitoring and decreasing public smoking among youth. Behavior Modification, 30, 681-692. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145445505277995

Jason, L. A., Pokorny, S. B., & Schoeny, M. E. (2003). Evaluating the effects of enforcements and fines on youth smoking. Critical Public Health, 13, 33-45. https://doi.org/10.1080/0958159031000100189

Jason, L. A., Pokorny, S. B. & Schoeny, M. E. (2003). It is premature to abandon youth access to tobacco programs. Pediatrics, 111(4 Pt 1), 920-921. PMID: 12671138 https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.111.4.920

Jason, L.A., Biglan, A., & Katz, R. (1998). Implications of the tobacco settlement for the prevention of teenage smoking. Children’s Services: Social Policy, Research, and Practice, 1, 63-82.

Jason, L. A. (1998). Tobacco, drug, and HIV preventive media interventions. American Journal of Community Psychology, 26, 145-187. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1022172301449

Jason, L. A., Billows, W., Schnopp-Wyatt, D., & King, C. (1996). Reducing the illegal sales of cigarettes to minors: Analysis of alternative enforcement schedules. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 29, 333-344. PMCID: PMC1283996 https://doi.org/10.1901/jaba.1996.29-333

Jason, L. A., McMahon, S. D., Salina, D., Hedeker, D., Stockton, M., Dunson, K., Kimball, P. (1995). Assessing a   smoking cessation intervention involving groups, incentives, and self-help manuals. Behavior Therapy, 26, 393-408. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0005-7894(05)80090-5