Mason, M, Mennis, J, Light, J, Rusby, J, Westling, E, Crewe, S, Zaharakis, N, Way, T, and Flay, B (in press). Neighborhood disorder, peer network health, and substance use among young urban adolescents. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
Mason, M, Aplasca, A, Morales-Theodore, R, Zaharakis, N, Linker, J (2016). Psychiatric Comorbidity and Complications. In R. Hsiao and L. Walker (Eds.), Substance Use Disorders Part 1: Diagnosis and Assessment of Adolescent Substance Use and Related Disorders. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Press.
Mason, M, Zaharakis, N, and Sabo, R (2016). Reducing social stress in urban adolescents with -peer network counseling. Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi:10.1007/s10826-016-0515-5
Mason, MJ, Sabo, R, and Zaharakis, NM (2016). Peer network counseling as brief treatment for urban adolescent heavy cannabis users. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 78(1):152-157.
Mason, MJ, Golladay, G, Jiranek, W, Cameron, B, Silverman, JJ, Zaharakis, NM, and Plonski, P (2016). Psychiatric symptoms moderate the relationship between pain and the nonmedical use of prescription medicine among adult outpatients. Journal of Addiction Medicine 10(6):408-413. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ADM.0000000000000253
Mennis, J, Mason, M, Light, J, Rusby, J, Westling, E, Way, T, Zaharakis, N, and 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.06.019
Mennis, J and Mason, MJ (2016). Tobacco outlet density and attitudes towards smoking among urban adolescent smokers. Substance Abuse 37(4):521-525. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2016.1181135
Mennis, J, Stahler, G, and Mason, M (2016). Risky substance use environments and addiction: a new frontier for environmental justice research. Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 13:607. doi:10.3390/ijerph13060607
Mennis, J, Mason, M, Way, T, and Zaharakis, N (2016). The role of tobacco outlet density in a smoking cessation intervention for urban youth. Health and Place 38:39-47.doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.12.008
Mason, MJ, 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 and Family Studies 25(5):1441-1450.
Mason, M, Mennis, J, Way, T, Zaharakis, N, Campbell, LF, Benotsch, EG, Keyser-Marcus, L, and King, L (2016). Text message delivered peer network counseling for adolescent smokers: A randomized controlled trial. The Journal of Primary Prevention 37:403-420. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10935-016-0439-2
Mason, MJ, Mennis, J, Way, T, and Zaharakis, N (2015). The Dynamic role of urban neighborhood effects in a text-messaging adolescent smoking intervention. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 18(5):1039-1045.
Mason, MJ, Mennis, J, Way, T, Lanza, S, Russell, M, and Zaharakis, N (2015). Time-varying effects of a text-based smoking cessation intervention. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Dec 1 157:99-105. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.10.016
Mason, MJ, Mennis, J, Way, T and Campbell, L (2015). Real-time peer smoking and readiness to change within a text messaging intervention for urban adolescent smokers. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 59:67-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2015.07.009
Mason, MJ, 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2015.06.013
Campbell, L, Wilmoth, K, and 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.
Mason, MJ, Campbell, L, Way, T, Keyser-Marcus, L, Benotsch, EG, Mennis, J, Zhang, J, King, L, May, J, and Stembridge, D (2015). Development and outcomes of a text messaging tobacco cessation intervention with urban adolescents. Substance Abuse 36:500-506.
Mason, MJ, Campbell, L, King, L, Sonenklar, N (2016). Adolescent peer problems influence on the relationship between substance use and psychiatric symptoms. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 25(2):153-158. doi:10.1080/1067828X.2014.948249
Mason, MJ, 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 and Place 34:143-149.
Mason, M (2014). Peer Networks. In Z. Sloboda and H. Petras (Eds.), Defining Prevention Science (pp. 171-193). New York, NY: Springer Press.
Mason, MJ, Campbell, L, Zaharakis, N, Foster, R, and Richards, S (2014). Levels of teen dating violence and substance use in an urban emergency department. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 35:576-581.
Mason, MJ, Ola, B, Zaharakis, N, and Zhang, J (2014). Text messaging interventions for adolescent and young adult substance use: a meta-analysis. Prevention Science 16:181-188.
Mason, MJ, Zaharakis, N, and Benotsch, E (2014). Social networks, substance use, and mental health in college students. Journal of American College Health 62(7)470-477.
Benotsch, EG, Martin, AM, Koester, S, Mason, MJ, Jeffers, AJ, and Snipes, DJ (2014). Driving under the influence of prescription drugs used non-medically: associations in a young adult sample. Substance Abuse 36(1):99-105.
Mason, M, Mennis, J, Linker, J, Bares, C, and Zaharakis, N (2014). Peer attitudes effects on adolescent substance use: the moderating role of race and gender. Prevention Science 15(1):56-64.
Mason, MJ, 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.
Way, T, Mason, M, Benotsch, E, Kim, H, and Snipes, D (2013). Design of an interactive text messaging platform for problem alcohol use intervention in college students. Proceedings of the International Conference on Internet Computing and Big Data, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Mennis, J, Mason, MJ, and Cao, Y (2013). Qualitative GIS and visualization of narrative activity space data. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 27(2)267-291.
Mason, M, Keyser-Marcus, L, Snipes, D, Benotsch, E, and 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 and Walker, L (2012). Substance Abuse. In A. Elzouki, H. Harfi, H. Nazer, F. Stapleton, W. Oh, and R. Whitley (Eds.), Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics, 2nd Edition (pp. 3871-3876). New York, NY: Springer Press.
Mason, M, Schmidt, C, and 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):229-237.
Mennis, J and Mason, M (2012). Social and geographic contexts of adolescent substance use: the moderating effects of age and gender. Social Networks 34:150-157.
Mason, M, Pate, P, Drapkin, M, Sozinho, K (2011). Motivational interviewing integrated with a social network intervention for female adolescents: a randomized pilot study in urban primary care. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 41(2):148-155.
Conner, J, Mason, M, and Mennis, J (2011). Valuing but not liking school: revisiting the relationship between school attitudes and substance use among urban youth. Education and Urban Society. doi:0013124511406915
Mason, M, Mennis, J and Schmidt, C (2011). A social operational model of urban adolescents’ tobacco and substance use: a mediational analysis. Journal of Adolescence 43:1055-1063.
Mennis, J and 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
Mason, M (2010). Mental health, school problems, and social networks: modeling urban adolescent substance use. The Journal of Primary Prevention 31:321â€“331.
Mason, M (2010). Attributing activity space as risky and safe: the social dimension to the meaning of place for urban adolescents. Health and Place 16:926-933.
Mason, M, Valente, T, Coatsworth, JD, Mennis, J, Lawrence, F, and Zelenak, P (2010). Place-based social network quality and correlates of substance use among urban adolescents. Journal of Adolescence 33(3):419-427.
Mason, M and Mennis, J (2010). An exploratory study of the effects of neighborhood characteristics on adolescent substance use. Addiction Research and Theory 18(1):33-50.
Mason, M, Korpela, K, Coatsworth, JD, Mennis, J, Valente, T, Lawrence, F, Pate, P, and Pomponio, A (2010). Patterns of place based self-regulatory experiences and associated mental health of urban adolescents. Journal of Community Psychology 38(2):155-171.
Mason, M, Schmidt, C, Abraham, A, Walker, L, and Tercyak, K (2009). Adolescentsâ€™ social environment and depression: social networks, extracurricular activity, and family relationship influences. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 16:346-354.
Mason, M, Mennis, J, Lawrence, F, Coatsworth, JD, Valente, T, and Pate, P (2009). The relationship of place to substance use and perceptions of risk and safety in urban adolescents. Journal of Environmental Psychology 29(4):485-492.
Mason, MJ (2009). Social network characteristics of urban adolescents in brief substance abuse treatment. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 18(1):72-84.
Mason, M and Posner, M (2009). Brief substance abuse treatment with urban adolescents: a translational research study. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 18(2):193-206.
Mason, M, Cheung, I, and Walker, L (2009). Creating a geospatial database of risks and resources to explore urban adolescent substance use. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community 37(1)21-34.
Mason, MJ (2009). Rogers redux: relevance and outcomes of motivational interviewing across behavioral problems. Journal of Counseling and Development 87:357-361.
Mason, M, Malott, K, and Knoper, T (2009). Urban adolescentsâ€™ reflections on brief substance use treatment, social networks, and self-narratives. Addiction Research and Theory 17(5):453-468.
Mason, MJ and Korpela, K (2009). Activity spaces and urban adolescent substance use and emotional health. Journal of Adolescence 32:925-939.
Mason, M and Nakkula (2008). A risk and prevention counselor training program model: theory and practice. Journal of Primary Prevention 29:361-374.
Mason, M, Walker, L, Wine, L, Knoper, T, and Tercyak, K (2007). Child and adolescent tobacco and substance use within the context of ADHD: implications for prevention and treatment. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 14(3):227-237.
Walker, L, Mason, M, and Cheung, I (2006). Adolescent substance use and abuse prevention and treatment: primary care strategies involving social networks and the geography of risk and protection. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 13(2):126-134.
Mason, M, Cheung, I, and Walker, L (2004). Substance use, social networks and the geography of urban adolescents. Substance Use and Misuse 39(10-12):1751-1778.
Mason, M (2004). A critical unresolved issue associated with contemporary transdisciplinary substance use prevention research. Substance Use and Misuse 39(10-12):2077-2078.
Nettles, S and Mason, MJ (2004). Zones of narrative safety: promoting psychosocial resilience in young people. The Journal of Primary Prevention 25(3):359-373.
Mason, M (2004). Preadolescent psychiatric and substance use disorder and the ecology of risk and protection. The Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 13(4):61-81.
Mason, M, Cheung, I, and Walker, L (2004). The social ecology of urban adolescent substance use: a case study utilizing geographic information systems. The Journal of Primary Prevention 25,(2):271-282.
Walker, L, Mason, M, and Cheung, I (2004). Assessing adolescent risk behavior using social networks and the geography of risk and protection. Journal of Adolescent Health 34(2):152-152 FEB.
Mason, MJ and Luckey, B (2003). Young adults in substance abuse treatment: an understudied population. Alcohol Treatment Quarterly 21(1)17-32.
Mason, MJ and Chuang, S (2001). Culturally-based after-school arts programming for low-income urban children: adaptive and preventive effects. The Journal of Primary Prevention. 22(1):45-54.
Mason, MJ and Wood, TA (2000). Clinical mental health training within a multidisciplinary school-based health care clinic. The Journal of Health and Social Policy 11(3)45-65.
Mason, MJ and Linnenberg, D (1999). Applying public health science to the counseling profession: an initial examination. British Journal of Guidance and Counseling. 27(4):527-537.
Mason, MJ (1999). A review of procedural and statistical methods for handling attrition and missing data in clinical research. The Journal of Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development 32(2):111-118.
Mason, MJ (1998). School-based primary health care clinics and the role of mental health services: a review of the literature. Journal of Health and Social Policy. 10(2):1-13.
Mason, MJ and Adger, H (1997). Screening for drug abuse in an adolescent primary health care clinic. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 7(1):33-44.
Mason, MJ (1997). Patterns of service utilization for Mexican-American majority students who use alcohol or other drugs. Journal of Health and Social Policy. 9(2):21-28.
Mason, MJ (1996). Family therapy as initiation: more than a therapeutic metaphor. Journal of Family Psychotherapy 7(3):31-38.
Mason, MJ and Roehe, C (1996). Drug use in a Hispanic majority/border area school district. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 14(3):35-45.
Mason, MJ (1996). An evaluation of a substance abuse prevention training program for school counselors in a predominantly Mexican-American School district. The School Counselor 43(4):308-316.
Mason, MJ (1996). A comprehensive review and critical examination of interdisciplinary approaches toward adolescent substance abuse treatment. Journal of Ministry in Addiction and Recovery 3(2):43-66.
Mason, MJ (1995). A preliminary language validity analysis of the problem oriented screening instrument for teenagers (POSIT). Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 4(3):61-68.
Mason, MJ and Collison, B (1995). Adolescent substance abuse incorporating â€œRites of Passage.â€ Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 13(3):69-79.
Mason, MJ and Hodge, MW (1995). A model of data collection on school-based alcohol and other drugs (AOD). Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 4(2):39-47.
Mason, MJ (1995). An interpretation of an adolescent treatment centerâ€™s use of alcoholics anonymous 12-step program and its parallel to classical rites of passage. Journal of Ministry in Addiction and Recovery 2(2):87-95.
Mason, MJ (1993). Re-visioning clientâ€™s pathology into initiatory desire. Journal of Counseling and Values 37:4-11.
Gray, L, Cummins, E, Johnson, B, Mason, M (1989). Human sexuality training in counselor education curriculum. Counselor Education and Supervision 28:305-317.