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Michael Mason’s Recent Publications

  • Korpela, K. M., Pasanen, T. P., Repo, V., Hartig, T., Staats, H., Mason, M., … & Scopelliti, M. (2018). Environmental strategies of affect regulation and their associations with subjective well-being. Frontiers in psychology, 9, 562.
  • Bagot, K.S., Matthews, S.A., Mason, M. J., Squeglia, L., Fowler, J.,  Gray, K., Herting, M., May, A., Colrain, I., Godino, J., Tapert, S., Brown, S., Patrick, K. (2018). Current, Future andPotential Use of Mobile and Wearable Technologies and Social Media Data in the ABCD Study to Increase Understanding of Contributors to Child Health. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 
  • Mason, M. J., Zaharakis, N. M., Russell, M., & Childress, V. (2018). A pilot trial of text-delivered peer network counseling to treat young adults with cannabis use disorder. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment89, 1-10. PMID: 29706169
  • Mason, M. J., & Mennis, J. (2018). Young urban adolescents’ activity spaces, close peers, and the risk of cannabis Use: A social-spatial longitudinal analysis. Substance Use & Misuse, 1-11. PMID: 29608124
  • Mason, M. J., Zaharakis, N. M., Rusby, J. C., Westling, E., Light, J. M., Mennis, J., & Flay, B. R. (2017). A longitudinal study predicting adolescent tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis use by behavioral characteristics of close friends. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors31(6), 712. PMID: 28703615
  • Zaharakis, N., Mason, M. J., Mennis, J., Light, J., Rusby, J. C., Westling, E., Way, T. (2017). School, friends, and substance use: Gender differences on the influence of attitudes toward school and close friend networks on cannabis involvement. Prevention Science, 1-9. PMID: 28681196
  • Mennis, J., Mason, M., Ambrus, A., Way, T., & Henry, K. (2017). The spatial accuracy of geographic ecological momentary assessment (GEMA): Error and bias due to subject and environmental characteristics. Drug and Alcohol Dependence178, 188-193. PMID: 28654871
  • Mason, M. J., Light, J. M., Mennis, J., Rusby, J. C., Westling, E., Crewe, S., Zaharakis, N., & Flay, B. R. (2017). Neighborhood disorder, peer network health, and substance use among young urban adolescents. Drug and Alcohol Dependence178, 208-214. PMID: 28662444
  • Mason, M. J., Sabo, R., & Zaharakis, N. M. (2017). Peer network counseling as brief treatment for urban adolescent heavy cannabis users. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78(1), 152-157. PMCID: PMC5148746
  • Mason, M., Zaharakis, N., & Sabo, R. (2016). Reducing social stress in urban adolescents with peer network counseling. Journal of Child and Family Studies25(12), 3488-3496. D0i: 10.1007/s10826-016-0515-5.
  • Mason, M. J., Golladay, G., Jiranek, W., Cameron, B., Silverman, J. J., Zaharakis, N. M., & Plonski, P. (2016). Depression moderates the relationship between pain and the nonmedical use of opioid medication among adult outpatients. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 10(6), 408-413. PMID: 27559846
  • Mennis, J., Mason, M., Light, J., Rusby, J., Westling, E., Way, T., Zaharakis, N., & Flay, B. (2016). Does substance use moderate the association of neighborhood disadvantage with perceived stress and safety in the activity spaces of urban youth? Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 165, 288-292. PMID: 27372218
  • Mennis, J., & Mason, M. J. (2016). Tobacco outlet density and attitudes towards smoking among urban adolescent smokers. Substance Abuse, 37(4), 521-525. PMID: 27171155
  • Mennis, J., Stahler, G., & Mason, M. (2016). Risky substance use environments and addiction: A new frontier for environmental justice research. Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13(6), 607. PMCID: PMC4924064
  • Mennis, J., Mason, M., Way, T., & Zaharakis, N. (2016). The role of tobacco outlet density in a smoking cessation intervention for urban youth. Health & Place. 38, 39-47. DOi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.12.008
  • Mason, M. J., Mennis, J., Light, J., Rusby, J., Westling, E., Crewe, S., Way, T., Flay, B., & Zaharakis, N. (2016). Parents, peers, and places: Young urban adolescents’ microsystems and substance use involvement. Journal of Child & Family Studies25(5), 1441-1450. PMCID: PMC4948303
  • Mason, M., Mennis, J., Way, T., Zaharakis, N., Campbell, L. F., Benotsch, E. G., Keyser-Marcus, L., & King, L. (2016). Text message delivered peer network counseling for adolescent smokers: A randomized controlled trial. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 37(5), 403-420. PMID: 27388626
  • Mason, M. J., Mennis, J., Zaharakis, N., & Way, T. (2016). The dynamic role of urban neighborhood effects in a text-messaging adolescent smoking intervention. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 18(5), 1039-1045. PMID: 26547062
  • Mason, M.J., Campbell, L., King, L., & Sonenklar, N. (2016). The moderating role of peer problems on the relationship between substance use and mental health. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. 25(2), 153-158. DOi: 10.1080/1067828X.2014.948249
  • Mason, M. J., Aplasca, A., Morales-Theodore, R., Zaharakis, N., & Linker, J. (2016). Psychiatric comorbidity and complications. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America25(3), 521-532. DOi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chc.2016.02.007
  • Mason, M.J., Campbell, L., Way, T., Keyser-Marcus, L., Benotsch, E.G., Mennis, J., Zhang, J., King, L., May, J., & Stembridge, D. (2015). Development and outcomes of a text messaging tobacco cessation intervention with urban adolescents. Substance Abuse, 36(4), 500-506. DOi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2014.987946
  • Mason, M. J., Mennis, J., Way, T., Lanza, S., Russell, M., & Zaharakis, N. (2015). Time-varying effects of a text-based smoking cessation intervention for urban adolescents. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.157, 99-105. PMCID: PMC4831210
  • Mason, M. J., Mennis, J., Way, T. & Campbell, L. (2015) Real-time readiness to quit and peer smoking within a text message intervention for adolescent smokers: Modeling mechanisms of change. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 59, 67-73. PMID: 26297323
  • Mason, M.J., Light, J., Campbell, L., Keyser-Marcus, L., Crewe, S., Way, T., Saunders, H., King, L., Zaharakis, N., & McHenry, C. (2015). Peer network counseling with urban adolescents: A randomized controlled trial with moderate substance users. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 58, 16-24. PMCID: PMC4706361
  • Campbell, L., Wilmoth, K., & Mason, M. (2015). Association of exposure to neighborhood drug activity, neurobehavioral traits, and marijuana use among at-risk African American females. Addictive Behaviors. 50, 45-50. DOi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.06.003
  • Mason, M.J., Mennis, J., Way, T., Light, J., Rusby, J., Westling, E., Crewe, S., Flay, B., Campbell, L., Zaharakis, N., & McHenry, C. (2015). Young adolescents’ perceived activity space risk, peer networks, and substance use. Health & Place, 34, 143-149. PMCID: PMC4503211
  • Benotsch, E.G., Martin, A.M., Koester, S., Mason, M.J., Jeffers, A.J., & Snipes, D.J. (2015). Driving under the influence of prescription drugs used nonmedically: Associations in a young adult sample. Substance Abuse. 36(1) 99-105. DOi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2013.854287
  • Mason, M.J., Campbell, L., Zaharakis, N., Foster, R. & Richards, S. (2014). Levels of teen dating violence and substance use in an urban emergency department. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 35(9)576-581. PMID: 25170914
  • Mason, M.J., Ola, B., Zaharakis, N., & Zhang, J. (2014). Text messaging interventions for adolescent and young adult substance use: A meta-analysis. Prevention Science, 16(2)181-188. PMID: 24930386
  • Mason, M. J., Zaharakis, N., & Benotsch, E. (2014). Social networks, substance use, and mental health in college students. Journal of American College Health, 62(7), 470-477. DOi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2014.923428
  • Mason, M., Mennis, J., Linker, J., Bares, C., & Zaharakis, N. (2014). Peer attitudes effects on adolescent substance use: The moderating role of race and gender. Prevention Science. 15(1), 56-64PMID: 23404666
  • Mason, M.J., Benotsch, E., Way, T., Kim, H., & Snipes, D. (2014). Text messaging to increase readiness to change alcohol use in college students. Journal of Primary Prevention, 35(1), 47-52. PMID: 24114551
  • Mennis, J., Mason, M.J., & Cao, Y. (2013). Qualitative GIS and visualization of narrative activity space data. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 27(2), 267-291. PMCID: PMC4503212
  • Mason, M., Keyser-Marcus, L., Snipes, D., Benotsch, E., & Sood, B. (2013). Perceived mental health treatment need and substance use correlates among young adults. Psychiatric Services, 64(9), 871-877.  DOi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201200159.
  • Mason, M., Schmidt, C., & Mennis, J. (2012). Dimensions of religiosity and access to religious social capital: Correlates with substance use among urban adolescents. Journal of Primary Prevention, 33(5-6), 229-237. PMCID: PMC4503210
  • Mennis, J. & Mason, M. (2012). Social and geographic contexts of adolescent substance use: The moderating effects of age and gender. Social Networks. 34(1) 150-157. DOi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socnet.2010.10.003
  • Conner, J., Mason, M., & Mennis, J. (2012). Valuing but not liking school: Revisiting the relationship between school attitudes and substance use among urban youth. Education and Urban Society, 44(6), 672-687. DOi: 0013124511406915
  • Mason, M., Pate, P., Drapkin, M., & Sozinho, K. (2011). Motivational interviewing integrated with social network counseling for female adolescents: A randomized pilot study in urban primary care. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 41(2), 148-155. PMID: 21489741
  • Mason, M., Mennis, J. & Schmidt, C. D. (2011). A social operational model of urban adolescents’ tobacco and substance use: A mediational analysis. Journal of Adolescence, 34(5)1055-1063. PMCID: PMC3061982
  • Mennis, J. & Mason, M. (2011). People, places, and adolescent substance use: Integrating activity space and social network data for analyzing health behavior. The Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 101(2), 272-291. DOi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00045608.2010.534712
  • Mason, M. (2010). Mental health, school problems, and social networks: Modeling urban adolescent substance use. The Journal of Primary Prevention. 31(5-6), 321-331. PMCID: PMC3032632
  • Mason, M. J. (2010). Attributing activity space as risky and safe: The social dimension to the meaning of place for urban adolescents. Health and Place, 16(5)926-933. PMCID: PMC2918715
  • Mason, M., Valente, T., Coatsworth, J.D., Mennis, J., Lawrence, F., & Zelenak, P. (2010). Place-based social network quality and correlates of substance use among urban adolescents. Journal of Adolescence. 33(3), 419-427. PMCID: PMC2862821
  • Mason, M. & Mennis, J. (2010). An exploratory study of the effects of neighborhood characteristics on adolescent substance use. Addiction Research & Theory, 18(1), 33-50. DOi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/16066350903019897
  • Mason, M., Korpela, K. Mennis, J.,Coatsworth, J.D., Valente, T.W., Pomponio, A., & Pate, P.A. (2010). Patterns of place-based self-regulation and associated mental health of urban adolescents. Journal of Community Psychology. 38(2), 155-171. DOi: 10.1002/jcop.20357

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