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The following article was recently selected for Editor’s Choice, Dr. Dixon’s curated collection of Psychiatric Services articles. It is in the Peer Support collection.

Sharon Reif, Ph.D., Lisa Braude, Ph.D., D. Russell Lyman, Ph.D., Richard H. Dougherty, Ph.D., Allen S. Daniels, Ed.D., Sushmita Shoma Ghose, Ph.D., Onaje Salim, Ed.D., L.P.C., Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, Ph.D. (2014) Peer Recovery Support for Individuals With Substance Use Disorders: Assessing the Evidence. Psychiatric Services, 65(701).   


Adams RS, Corrigan JD, Dams-O'Connor D. (2019) Opioid Use among Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Perfect Storm? Journal of Neurotrauma, 36:1-6. epub ahead of print.

Adams RS, Dietrich EJ, Gray JC, Milliken CS, Moresco N, Larson MJ. (2019) Post-Deployment Screening in the Military Health System: An Opportunity to Intervene for Possible Alcohol Use Disorder. Health Affairs, 38(8): Military Health System, 1298-1306.

Adams RS, Thomas CP, Ritter GA, Lee S, Saadoun M, Williams TV, Larson MJ. (2019) Predictors of Postdeployment Prescription Opioid Receipt and Long-term Prescription Opioid Utilization Among Army Active Duty Soldiers. Military Medicine, 184(1-2):e101-e109. PMCID: PMC6329665

Corrigan JD, Adams RS. (2019) The Intersection of Lifetime History of Traumatic Brain Injury and the Opioid Epidemic. Addictive Behaviors, 90:143-145.

Davis MT, Torres M, Nguyen AM, Stewart M, Reif S. (2019) Improving quality and performance in substance use treatment programs: What is being done and why is it so hard? Journal of Social Work, 0(0):1-21.  

Reif S, Brolin MF, Stewart MT, Fuchs TJ, Speaker E, Mazel S. (2019) The Washington State Hub and Spoke Model to increase access to medication treatment for opioid use disorders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, epub ahead of print.


Acevedo A, Miles J, Garnick DW, Panas L, Ritter G, Campbell K, Acevedo-Garcia D. (2018). Employment after beginning treatment for substance use disorders: The impact of race/ethnicity and client community of residence. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 87:31-41. PMCID: PMC5830150

Foster K, Goodyear M, Grant A, Weimand B, Nicholson J. (2018) Family-focused Practice with EASE: A Practice Framework for Strengthening Relational Recovery When Mental Health Consumers are Parents. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 28(1):351-360.

Hoang PT, Hodgkin D, Thomas JP, Ritter G, Chilingerian J. (2018). Effect of Periodic Health Exam on Provider Management of Preventive Services. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. DOI: 10.1111/jep.13083. Epub ahead of print.

Hodgkin D, Stewart MT, Merrick EL, Zhang Y, Deckersbach T, Nierenberg AA. (2018). Prevalence and Predictors of Physician Recommendations for Medication Adjustment in Bipolar Disorder Treatment. Journal of Affective Disorders, 238:666-673.

Hodgkin D, Connery HS. (2018). Effectiveness and availability of treatment for substance use disorders. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190625979.013.103

Hodgkin D, Horgan CM, Stewart MT, Quinn AE, Creedon TB, Reif S, Garnick DW. (2018). Federal parity and access to behavioral health care in private health plans. Psychiatric Services, 69(4):396-402. PMCID: In process.

Hodgkin D, Gao W, Merrick EL, Drebing CE, Larson MJ, Horgan CM, Sharma M, Petry NM, Saitz R. (2018) Implementing single-item screening for drug use in a Veterans Health Administration outpatient setting. Substance Abuse, 39(4):410-418. PMCID: PMC6163096

Kolodny A, Frieden TR. (2018). Government Actions to Curb the Opioid Epidemic—Reply. Journal of the American Medical Association, 17;319(15):1620-1621.  

Larson MJ, Browne C, Nikitin RV, Wooten NR, Ball S, Adams RS, Barth K. (2018) Physicians report adopting safer opioid prescribing behaviors after academic detailing intervention. Substance Abuse, 2:1-7. PMCID: PMC6237655

Larson MJ, Adams RS, Ritter GA, Linton A, Saadoun M, Bauer MR. (2018). Associations of early treatments for low back pain with military readiness outcomes. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 24(7):666-676. PMCID: PMC6065526

Lee MT, Acevedo A, Garnick DW, Horgan CM, Panas L, Ritter GA, Campbell K. (2018). Impact of agency incentives and reminders on engagement and care continuity for clients with co-occurring disorders. Psychiatric Services, 69(7):804-811. PMCID: PMC6193487

Nicholson, J., Wright, S., Carlisle, A., Sweeney, M.A., McHugo, G. J. (2018) The WorkingWell Smartphone App for Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses: Proof-of-Concept, Mixed-Methods Feasibility Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research  Mental Health, 5(4), e11383. doi:10.2196/11383.

Nicholson J, Valentine A. (2018) Defining "peerness": Developing peer supports for parents with mental illnesses. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 41(2):157-159.

Nicholson J, Wright SM, Carlisle AM. (2018) BMJ Open. Pre-post, mixed-methods feasibility study of the WorkingWell mobile support tool for individuals with serious mental illness in the USA: a pilot study protocol. British Medical Journal Open, 8(2):e019936. PMCID: PMC5829935

Reif S, Adams RS, Ritter GA, Williams TV, Larson, MJ. (2017). Prevalence of pain diagnoses and burden of pain among active duty soldiers, FY2012Military Medicine, 83(9-10):e330–e337.

Sonik RA, Parish SL, Mitra M, Nicholson J. (2018).  Parents With and Without Disabilities: Demographics, Material Hardship, and Program Participation. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 14(4). [online version 01 December 2018]

Stewart MT, Reif S, Dana B, Nguyen A, Torres ME, Davis MT, Ritter GR, Hodgkin D, Horgan CM. (2018) Incentives in A Public Addiction Treatment System: Effects on Waiting Time and Selection. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 95:1-8. PMCID: PMC6324836

Stewart MT, Horgan CM, Hodgkin D, Creedon T, Quinn AE, Garito L, Reif S, Garnick DW. (2018). Behavioral health coverage under the Affordable Care Act: What can we learn from marketplace products? Psychiatric Services, 69(3):315-321. PMCID: PMC5832546    

Thomas CP, Ritter GA, Harris AHS, Garnick DW, Freedman K, Herbert B. Applying American Society of Addiction Medicine Performance Measures in Commercial Health Insurance and Services Data. Journal of  Addiction Medicine, 12(4):287-294.

Vanneman ME, Larson MJ, Chen C, Adams RS, Williams TV, Meerwijk E, Harris AHS. (2018).  Treatment of low back pain with opioids and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities for Army veterans. Medical Care, 56(10):855-861. PMCID: PMC6143345

Warfield ME, Adams RS, Ritter GA, Valentine A, Williams TV, Larson MJ. (2018). Health care utilization among children with chronic conditions in military families. Disability and Health Journal, 11(4):624-631. PMCID:PMC6345153


Adams RS, Corrigan JD, Mohr BA, Williams TV, Larson MJ. (2017). Traumatic brain injury and post-deployment binge drinking among male and female Army active duty service members returning from Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom. Journal of Neurotrauma, 34(7):1457-1465. PMCID: PMC5385416 

Barth KS, Ball S, Adams RS, Nikitin RV, Wooten NR, Qureshi ZP, Larson MJ. (2017). Development and feasibility of an academic detailing intervention to improve prescription monitoring program use among physicians serving military members and veterans. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 37(2):98-105. PMCID: PMC5521811  

Becker WC, Fenton BT, Brandt CA, Doyle EL, Francis J, Goulet JL, Moore BA, Torrise V, Kerns RD, Kreiner PW. (2017). Multiple sources of prescription payment and risky opioid therapy among veteransMedical Care, 55(7,S1):S33-S36.

Brolin M, Torres M, Hodgkin D, Horgan C, Lee M, Merrick E, Gewirtz A, Straus J, Harrington J, Lane N. (2017). Implementation of client incentives within a recovery navigation program. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 72: 25-31.

Brolin M, Yost J. How to stop prison’s revolving door: Worcester County reentry program shows promising results to reduce recidivism, save money. Commonwealth Magazine, May 29, 2017.

Davis MT, Bateman B, Avorn J. (2017). Educational outreach to opioid prescribers: The case for academic detailing. Pain Physician, 20(2S):S147-S151.

Garnick DW, Horgan CM, Acevedo A, Lee MT, Panas L, Ritter GA, Campbell K, Bean-Mortinson J. (2017). Influencing quality of outpatient SUD care: Implementation of alerts and incentives in Washington State. J Subst Abuse Treat, 82:93-101. PMCID: PMC5653287 

Garnick DW, Horgan CM, Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Reif S, Quinn AE, Stewart MT, Creedon TB. (2017). Private health plans’ contracts with managed behavioral healthcare organizations. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 44,149–157.  PMCID: PMC4754164 

Hodgkin D, Reif S, Stewart MT, Mohr B, Horgan CM. (2017, March). Target attainability and provider response in pay-for-performance: Evidence from substance use disorder treatment. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 20:S15-S15. 

Idrisov B, Murphy SM, Morrill T, Saadoun M, Lunze K, Shepard D. (2017). Implementation of methadone therapy for opioid use disorder in Russia - a modeled cost-effectiveness analysis. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 12(1):4. PMCID: PMC5248462

Johnson J, Hodgkin D, Harris SK. (2017). The design of medical marijuana laws and adolescent use and heavy use of marijuana: Analysis of 45 states from 1991 to 2011. Drug Alcohol Depend, 170:1-8. PMCID: PMC5183555

Johnson JK, Johnson RM, Hodgkin D, Jones AA, Matteucci AM, Harris SK. (2017). Heterogeneity of state medical marijuana laws and adolescent recent use of alcohol and marijuana: Analysis of 45 States, 1991-2011. Substance Abuse, 9:1-8. PMCID: PMC5891387

Kaadan IM, Larson MJ. (2017). Management of post-stroke depression in the Middle East and North Africa: Too little is known. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 378:220-224.

Kolodny A, Frieden TR. (2017). Ten steps the federal government should take now to reverse the opioid addiction epidemic. JAMA, 318(16):1537-1538    

Kreiner PW, Strickler GK, Undurraga EA, Torres ME, Nikitin RV, Rogers A. (2017). Validation of prescriber risk indicators obtained from prescription drug monitoring program data. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 173(S1):S31-S38.

Lin DH, Lucas E, Murimi IB, Kolodny A, Alexander GC. (2017). Financial conflicts of interest and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. JAMA Internal Medicine, 177(3):427-428.  

Nakase-Richardson R, Stevens LF, Tang X, Lamberty GJ, Sherer M, Walker WC, Pugh MJ, Eapen BC, Finn JA, Saylors M, Dillahunt-Aspillaga C, Adams RS, Garofano JS. (2017). Comparison of the VA and NIDILRR TBI Model System cohorts. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 32(4):221-233.  

Quinn AE, Hodgkin D, Perloff JN, Stewart MT, Brolin M, Lane N, Horgan CM. (2017). Design and impact of bundled payment for detox and follow-up care. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 82:113-121. PMCID: PMC5873976

Quinn AE, Reif S, Merrick EL, Horgan CM, Garnick DW, Stewart MT. (2017). How do private health plans manage specialty behavioral health treatment entry and continuing care? Psychiatric Services, 68(9):931-937.

Quinn AE, Stewart M, Brolin M, Horgan C, Lane N. (2017). Massachusetts substance use disorder treatment organizations' perspectives on the Affordable Care Act: Changes in payment, services, and system design. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 49(2):151-159. PMCID: PMC5701571

Reif S, Acevedo A, Garnick DW, Fullerton CA. (2017). Reducing behavioral health inpatient readmissions for people with substance use disorders: Do follow-up services matter? Psychiatric Services, 68(8):810-818. PMCID: PMC5895963 

Reif S, Creedon TB, Horgan CM, Stewart MT, Garnick DW. (2017). Commercial health plan coverage of treatment for selected opioid use disorders from 2003 to 2014. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 49(2):102-110. PMCID: PMC5861719

Schneider KG, Warfield ME, Joshi P, Ha Y, Hodgkin D. (2017). Insights into the black box of child care supply: Predictors of provider participation in the Massachusetts Child Care Subsidy System. Child and Youth Services Review, 79:148-159.

Stewart MT, Horgan CM, Quinn A, Garnick DW, Reif S, Creedon TB, Merrick EL. (2017). The role of health plans in supporting behavioral health integration. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 44(6):967-977. PMCID: PMC5892205 

Thomas CP, Doyle E, Kreiner P, Jones CM, Dubenitz J, Horan A, Stein BD. (2017). Prescribing patterns of buprenorphine waivered physiciansDrug and Alcohol Dependence, 181:213-218.  

Vanneman ME, Harris AHS, Chen C, Adams RS, Williams TV, Larson MJ. (2017). Post-deployment behavioral health screens and linkage to the Veterans Health Administration for Army Reserve component members. Psychiatric Services, 68(8):803-809. PMCID: PMC5697977

Weiner SG, Baker O, Rogers AF, Garner C, Nelson LS, Kreiner PW, Schuur JD. (2017). Opioid prescriptions by specialty in Ohio, 2010-2014. Pain Medicine, 19(5):978-989.

Wooten NR, Adams RS, Mohr B, Jeffery DD, Funk W, Williams TV, Larson MJ. (July 2017). Pre-deployment year mental health diagnoses and treatment in deployed Army womenAdministration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 44(4):582-594. PMCID: PMC5203968 

Young L, Kreiner PK, Panas L. (2017). Unsolicited reporting to prescribers of opioid analgesics by a state prescription drug monitoring program: An observational study with matched comparison group. Pain Medicine, 19(7):1396-1407.


Adams RS, Larson MJ, Corrigan JD, Ritter GA, Horgan CM, Bray RM, Williams TV. (2016). Combat-acquired traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder, and their relative associations with post-deployment binge drinking. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 31(1):13-22. PMCID: PMC4395509

Adams RS, Nikitin RV, Wooten NR., Williams TV, Larson MJ. (2016). The association of combat exposure and with post-deployment behavioral health problems among US Army female enlisted members returning from Iraq or Afghanistan. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 29(4):356-64. PMCID:PMC5139677

Brolin M, Stewart MT, Evans B, Horgan CM. (2016). Reducing risky alcohol use: What health care systems can do. Issue Brief, published by the Massachusetts Health Policy Forum.

Carrow G, Clark TW, Eadie JL, Kreiner PW, Nikitin RV. (2016). Prescription drug monitoring programs: Evidence-based practice to optimize prescriber use. Washington, DC. Pew Charitable Trusts.

Hodgkin D, Merrick EL, O'Brien PL, McGuire TG, Lee S, Deckersbach T, Nierenberg AA. (2016). Testing for clinical inertia in medication treatment of bipolar disorder. J Affect Disord, 205:13-19. PMCID: PMC5048514

Horgan CM, Hodgkin D, Stewart MT, Quinn A, Merrick EL, Reif S, Garnick DW, Creedon TB. (2016). Health plans' early response to federal parity legislation for mental health and addiction services. Psychiatr Services, 67(2):162-8. PMCID:PMC4738051

Horgan CM, Stewart MT, Reif S, Garnick DW, Hodgkin D, Merrick EL, Quinn AE. (2016). Behavioral health services in the changing landscape of private health plans. Psychiatr Services, 67(6):622-9. PMCID:PMC4889503

Hwang CS, Turner LW, Kruszewski SP, Kolodny A, Alexander GC. (2016). Primary care physicians' knowledge and attitudes regarding prescription opioid abuse and diversion. Clin J Pain, 32(4):279-84.

Kolodny A. (2016). Chronic pain patients are not immune to opioid harms. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother, 30(4):330-331.  

Larson MJ, Mohr BA, Jeffery DD, Adams RS, Williams TV. (2016). Predictors of positive illicit drug tests after OEF/OIF deployment among Army enlisted service members. Mil Med, 181(4):334-42. PMCID: PMC5087103

Quinn AE, Reif S, Evans B, Creedon TB, Stewart MT, Garnick DW, Horgan CM. (2016). How health plans promote health IT to improve behavioral health care. Am J Manag Care, 22(12):810-815. PMCID: PMC5629964

Reif S, Horgan CM, Hodgkin D, Matteucci AM, Creedon TB, Stewart MT. (2016). Access to addiction pharmacotherapy in private health plans. J Subst Abuse Treat, 66:23-9. PMCID: PMC4879589

Reif S, Horgan CM, Kreiner P, Nikitin R. (2016). Behavioral health organizations’ current and future approaches to addressing the U.S. opioid crisis. Report prepared for the Association of Behavioral Health and Wellness, published online May 2016.

Shepard DS, Daley MC, Neuman MJ, Blaakman AP, McKay JR. (2016). Telephone-based counseling in substance abuse treatment: Economic analysis of a randomized trial. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 159:109-16. PMCID: PMC4744476

Thomas CP, Hodgkin D, Levit K, Mark TL. (2016). Growth in spending on substance use disorder treatment services for the privately insured population. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 160:143-50.

Wooten NR, Adams RS, Mohr BA, Jeffery DD, Funk W, Williams TV, Larson MJ. (2016). Pre-deployment year mental health diagnoses and treatment in deployed Army women. Adm Policy Ment Health, 44(4):582-594. PMICD: PMC5203968


Acevedo A, Garnick DW, Dunigan R, Horgan CM, Ritter G, Lee MT, Panas L, Bidorini A, Campbell K, Haberlin K, Lambert-Wacey D, Leeper T, Reynolds M, Wright D. (2015). Performance measures and racial/ethnic disparities in the treatment of substance use disordersJournal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 76: 57-67. PMCID:PMC4263781  

Adams RS, Larson MJ, Corrigan JD, Ritter GA, Horgan CM, Bray RM, Williams TV. (2016). Combat-acquired traumatic brain injury, Posttraumatic stress disorder, and their relative associations with postdeployment binge drinking. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 31(1), pp.13-22. PMCID: PMC4395509

Brolin M, Dennehy K, Booxbaum A, Horgan C. (2015). Improving access to substance abuse treatment and reducing incarceration and recidivism. Prepared for the Massachusetts Health Policy Forum, November 2015. The brief was presented at the Massachusetts Health Policy Forum on November 17.

Garnick DW, Horgan CM, Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Reif S, Quinn AE, Stewart MT, Creedon TB. (2015). Private health plans’ contracts with managed behavioral healthcare organizations. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 1:9. PMCID: PMC4754164

Hodgkin D, Horgan CM, Creedon TB, Merrick EL, Stewart MT. (2015). Management of newer antidepressant medications in U.S. commercial health plans. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 18:165-173. PMCID: PMC4812668

Hodgkin D, Thomas CP, O'Brien PL, Levit K, Richardson J, Mark TL, et al. (2015). Projected spending on psychotropic medications 2013-2020. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 43(4):497-505.  

Horgan CM, Hodgkin D, Stewart MT, Quinn A, Merrick EL, Reif S, Garnick DW, Creedon TB. (2015). Health plans’ early response to federal parity legislation for mental health and addiction services. Psychiatric Services, 67(2):162-8. PMCID: PMC4738051

Kolodny A, Courtwright DT, Hwang CS, Kreiner P, Eadie JL, Clark TW, Alexander GC. (2015). The prescription opioid and heroin crisis: A public health approach to an epidemic of addiction. Annual Review of Public Health, 36:559-574. 

Larson MJ, Mohr BA, Adams RS, Williams TV. (2015). The association of deployment and behavioral health problems with positive drug tests among Army members returning from Iraq or AfghanistanAddiction Science and Clinical Practice, 10(Supp 1):A31. PMCID: PMC4347455  

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Horgan CM, Lorenz L, Panas L, Ritter G, Kasuba P, Poskanzer D, Altman-Nefussy R. (2015). Testing novel patient financial incentives to increase breast cancer screening. American Journal of Managed Care, 21(11):771-779.

Miller DP, Larson MJ, Devoe E. (2015). Food insecurity in veteran households - Findings from nationally representative data. Public Health Nutrition, 19(10):1731-40. 10, pp.1-10.

Paulozzi LJ, Strickler GK, Kreiner P, Koris CM. (2015). Controlled substance prescribing patterns - Prescription Behavior Surveillance System, eight states, 2013. MMWR Surveillance Summary, Oct 16; 64(9):1-14.

Shepard DS, Gurewich D, Lwin AK, Reed, Jr., GA, Silverman, MD, MM. (2015). Suicide and suicidal attempts in the United States: Costs and policy implications. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 46(3):352-62.  PMCID: PMC5061092

Vanneman ME, Harris AS, Chen C, Mohr B, Adams RS, Williams TV, Larson MJ. (2015). Army active duty members’ linkage to Veterans Health Administration Services after deployments to Iraq or Afghanistan and following separation. Military Medicine, 180(10):1052-1058. PMCID: PMC4625796.

Wilmoth MC, Linton A, Gromadzki R, Larson MJ, Williams TV, Woodson J. (2015). Factors associated with psychiatric evacuation among Service members deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. January 2004 – September 2010. Military Medicine, 180(1):53-60. 

Zhu J, Weingart SN, Ritter GA, Tompkins CP, Garnick DW. (2015). Racial/Ethnic disparities in patient experience with communication in hospitals: Real differences or measurement errors? Medical Care, 53(5):446-454.

Prior to 2015


Adams RS, Larson MJ, Corrigan JD, Ritter GA, Horgan CM, Bray RM, Williams TV. (2014). Combat-acquired traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder, and their relative associations with post-deployment binge drinking. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 31(1):13-22. PMCID:PMC4395509

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

Davis MT, Mulvaney-Day N, Larson MJ, Hoover R, Mauch D. (2014). Complementary and alternative therapies among military personnel, an analysis of population surveys. Med Care, 52(12 Suppl 5), S83-90. 

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

Fullerton CA, Kim ML, Thomas CP, Lyman DR, Montejano LB, Dougherty RH, Daniels AS, Ghose SS, Delphin-Rittmon ME. (2014). Medication-assisted treatment with methadone: Assessing the evidence. Psychiatric Services, 65(2):146-1557.

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

Harris AS, Chen C, Mohr BA, Adams RS, Williams TV, Larson MJ. (2014). Predictors of Army National Guard and reserve members’ use of Veterans Health Administration health care after demobilizing from OEF/OIF Deployment. Military Medicine, 179(10):1090-1098. PMCID: PMC4187225

Hodgkin D, Horgan CM, Quinn AE, Merrick EL, Stewart MT, Leslie LK. (2014). Management of newer medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in commercial health plans. Clinical Therapeutics, 36(12):2034-2046. PMCID: PMC4282778

Hodgkin D, Piazza M, Crisante M, Gallo C, Fiestas F. (2014). The availability of psychotropic medications in Ministry of Health facilities in Peru. In Spanish. Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública, 31(4):660-668. Medical Care, 52(S12):S83-S90.

Kim ML, O’Brien PL, Thomas CP, Johnson J, 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.

Larson MJ, Adams RS, Nikitin R, Garnick DW, Ritter G. (Eds.) (2014). Study on incidence of breast cancer among members of Armed Forces serving on active duty. Report To Congress: National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2013 (HR-4310), Section 737. Submitted by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Department of Health Affairs.

Larson MJ, Mohr BA, Adams RS, Wooten NR, Williams TV. (2014). Missed opportunity for alcohol problem prevention among Army active duty service members post-deployment. Am J Public Health, 104(8):1402-1412. PMCID: PMC4103229

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.

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

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.

O'Brien PL, Thomas CP, Hodgkin D, Levit KR, Mark TL. (2014). The diminished pipeline for medications to treat mental health and substance use disorders. Psychiatric Services, 65(12):1433-1438. PMCID: PMC4788407

Reif S, Braude L, Lyman R, Dougherty RH, Daniels AS, Ghose SS, Onaje Salim O, Delphin-Rittmon ME. (2014). Peer recovery support for individuals with substance use disorders: Assessing the evidence. Psychiatric Services, 65(7):853-861. DOI: 10.1176/

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):295-300.

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):301-312.

Shanahan C, Sorensen-Alawad A, Carney B, Persand I, Cruz A, Botticelli M, Pressman K, Adams WG, Brolin M, Alford DP. (2014). The implementation of an integrated information system for substance use screening in general medical settings. Applied Clinical Informatics, 5(4):878-894.

Thomas CP, Fullerton CA, Kim ML, Montejano L, Lyman DR, Dougherty RH, Daniels AS, Ghose SS, Delphin-Rittmon ME. (2014). Medication-assisted treatment with buprenorphine: Assessing the evidence. Psychiatric Services, 65(2):158-170.

Thomas CP, Kim ML, Nikitin RV, Kreiner P, Clark T, Carrow G. (2014). Prescriber response to unsolicited Prescription Drug Monitoring Program reports in Massachusetts. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 23(9):950-7. DOI: 10.1002/pds.3666


Adams RS, Larson MJ, Corrigan JD, Ritter G, Williams TV. (2013). Traumatic brain injury among active duty military personnel and drinking-related negative consequences. Substance Use and Misuse, 48(10):821-836. PMCID: PMC3721380

Brolin M, Quinn AE, 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.  

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

Larson MJ, Adams RS, Mohr BA, Harris A, Merrick EL, Funk W, Hoffman K, Wooten NR, Jeffery DD, Williams TV. (2013). Rationale and methods of the Substance Use and Psychological 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

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: PMC4073477

Larson MJ, Lorenz LS. (2013). Upstream opportunities for reducing the harm of alcohol and drug use. 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):2565. PMCID: PMC4132876

Lorenz LS. (2013). Photovoice in practice: Ensuring safety and encouraging action. 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, 28(10):1326-32. PMCID: PMC3785666

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. PMCID: PMC3954716 

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, 20(e1):e44-51. PMCID: PMC3715357

Wooten NR, Mohr BA, Lundgren LM, Adams RS, Merrick EL, Williams TV, Larson MJ. (2013). Gender differences in substance use treatment utilization in the year prior to deployment in Army service members. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 45(3): 257-265. PMCID: PMC3755744


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):1-21.

Adams RS, Corrigan JD, Larson MJ. (2012). Alcohol use after combat-acquired traumatic brain injury: What we know and don't know. J Soc Work Pract Addict, 12(1):28-51. PMCID: PMC3319372. 

Adams RS, Larson MJ, Corrigan JD, Horgan CM, Williams TV. (2012). Frequent binge drinking after combat-acquired traumatic brain injury among active duty military personnel with a past year combat deployment. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27(5):349-360. PMCID: PMC3633079.

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.

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

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.

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):3-11.

Kreiner P. (2012). Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis. Notes from the field.

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):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):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):346-355. PMCID: PMC3345887

Lorenz LS. (2012). A way into empathy: A “Case” of photo-elicitation in illness research. In Hughes J. (Ed.), 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):18-20. 

McLellan DL, Hodgkin D, Fagan P, Reif S, Horgan CM. (2012). Unintended consequences of cigarette price changes for alcohol drinking behaviors across age groups: Evidence from pooled cross sections. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 7(28). 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, 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. 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):144-153. PMCID: PMC3237705

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):190-210.  PMCID: PMC3412672

Strickler GK, Reif S, Merrick EL, Horgan CM, Hiatt, D. (2012). Substance abuse treatment preferences in an employed population. Journal of Workplace  Behavioral Health, 27(2):17-125. 


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

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

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. PMCID: PMC3164906

Lorenz LS. (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 MJ, 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, 6:28.  PMCID: PMC3220629

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.

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. (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

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


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: PMC2789887.

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

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 

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. (2010). Physical illness and medical needs of women with mental disorders (Chapter 5, pp 81-105). In Becker M and Levin B. (Eds.), A Public Health Perspective of Women's Mental Health. New York, NJ: Springer, 2010. 

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

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

Lorenz LS. (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, 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

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: PMC2801078.

Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Hiatt D, Horgan CM, Greenfield SF, McCann B. (2010). 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, Horgan CM. (2010). 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, Perloff J, Tompkins C. (2010). Emergency department utilization among Medicare beneficiaries with serious mental disorders. Psychiatric Services, 61(6):628-631.

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.

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 CM, 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.


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

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.

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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