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Research on Substance Abuse

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Dr. Wodarski has focused considerable attention on substance use disorders in adolescents and early adulthood, albeit from very different perspectives. Dr. Wodarski’s perspective begins with clinical practice. His work focuses on new ways to improve substance abuse services and how to expand their availability.

Wodarski, J.S., & Curtis, S.V. (2015). E-Therapy for Substance Abuse and Co-Morbidity. New York: Springer.

Hopson, L., Wodarski, J. S., & Ning, T. (2015). The effectiveness of electronic approaches to substance abuse prevention for adolescents. Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work, 12(3), 310-322.

Wodarski, J.S., MacMaster, S. & Miller, N.K. (2012). The use of computer technology to reduce and prevent college drinking. Journal of Social Work in Public Health, 27, 1-14.

Wodarski, J.S. (2010). Prevention of adolescent reoccurring violence and alcohol abuse: A multiple site evaluation. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 7, 280-301.

Eisinger, G.J., Wodarski, J.S., & Ferguson, D. (2009). Psychosocial correlates of methamphetamine use. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 19(7), 915-931.

Rao, U., Hammen, C.L., & Poland, R.E. (2009). Mechanisms underlying the comorbidity between depressive and addictive disorders in adolescents: interactions between stress and HPA activity. American Journal of Psychiatry, 166(3), 361-369. PMCID: PMC2770585.

Rao, U., Hammen, C.L., Poland, R.E. (2009). Ethnic differences in electroencephalographic sleep patterns in adolescents. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 2(1), 17-24. PMCID: PMC2786078.

Zheng, S., Rao, U., Bartolucci, A.A., & Singh, K.P. (2009). Random regression models based on the skew elliptically contoured distribution assumptions with applications to longitudinal data. Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, 4(1), 21-32. PMCID: PMC3104683.

Wodarski, J.S., & Long, K. (2007). The prevention of college drinking through computer technology.Directions in Addiction Treatment & Prevention, Vol. 11, Special Report, 73-80.

Parris, H., & Wodarski, J.S. (2004). Using informational technology to reduce college drinking. In A. Roberts, & K. R. Yeager (Eds.), Evidence-based practice manual (pp. 456 – 460).New York: Oxford University Press.

Skiba, D., Monroe, J., & Wodarski, J.S. (2004). Adolescent substance use: Reviewing the effectiveness of prevention strategies. Social Work, 49(3), 343-353.

Sullivan, M., & Wodarski, J.S. (2004). Rating college student substance abuse: A literature review. Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention, 4(1), 71-91.

Lysaught, E., Wodarski, J.S., & Williams, M. (2003). Normative feedback: A means to reduce college drinking. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 8(4), 23-43.

Barthelemy, J., Dulmus, C., & Wodarski, J.S. (2002). Conduct disorder and substance abuse. In L. Rapp-Paglicci, A. Roberts, & J.S. Wodarski (Eds.), Handbook of violence (pp. 169-189). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Hilarski, C., & Wodarski, J.S. (2001). Comorbid substance abuse and mental illness: Diagnosis, treatment and policy. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 1(1), 105-119.

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