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Buttram, M. E., Pagano, M. E. & Kurtz, S. P. (2017, September). Frequency of Group Sex Participation and Risk for HIV/STI Among Young Adult Nightclub Scene Participants. International Journal of Sexual Health., 1-8. Download PDF

Lee, M.T, Pagano, M.E., Johnson, B.R., Post, S.G., Leibowitz, G.S., Dudash, M. (2017, September). From Defiance to Reliance. Spiritual Virtue as a Pathway Towards. Spirituality in Clinical Practice 4(3), 161-175. Download PDF

Surratt, H., Kurtz, S.P., Buttram, M., Levi-Minzi, M., Pagano, M.E., Cicero, T.J. (2017, July). Heroin use onset among nonmedical prescription opioid users in the club scene. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 179(1), 131-138. Download PDF

Post, S. G. (2017). Editors desk: Rx Its Good To Be Good. American Journal of Health Promotion 31(2), 163-172.

Pagano, M. E., Delos-Reyes, C. M., Wasilow, S., Svala, K. M., & Kurtz, S. P. (2016, July). Smoking Cessation and Adolescent Treatment Response with Comorbid ADHD. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 70, 21-27. PMC5113612. Download PDF

Post, S. G., Pagano, M. E., Lee, M. T., & Johnson, B. R. (2016, June). Humility and 12-Step Recovery: A Prolegomenon for the Empirical Investigation of a Cardinal Virtue in Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 34(3), 262-273 PMC4946340. Download PDF

Chasser, Y.M. (2016, May). Profiles of youths with PTSD and addiction. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse 25, 1-7. Download PDF

Champine, R.B, Wang, J., Farris, K.A., Hershberg, R.M., Erickson, K., Johnson, B.R., & Lerner, R.M. (2016, May). Exploring the Out-of-School Time Program Ecology of Boy Scouts. Journal of Research in Human Development.(13), 97-110. Download PDF

Lee, M.T., Pagano, M.E., Johnson, B.R., & Post, S.G. (2016, April). Love and service in adolescent addiction recovery. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 34(2), 197-222 PMC4964962. Download PDF

Duwe, G., Johnson, B. R. (2016, March). The Effects of prison visits from community volunteers on offender recidivism.. The Prison Journal 96(2), 279-303. Download PDF

Pagano, M.E., Swaringen, S.E., Frank, S.H. (2016, March). Low other-regard and adolescent addiction. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse 25(3), 268-276 PMC4964961. Download PDF

Johnson, B.R., Lee, M., Pagano, M.E., Post, S. (2016, February). Positive Criminology and Rethinking the Response to Adolescent Addiction: Evidence on the Role of Social Support, Religiosity, and Service to Others. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology.(5), 75-85 PMC5234490. Download PDF

Johnson, B.R., Pagano, M.E., Lee, M.T, & Post, S.G. (2015, December). Alone on the Inside: The Impact of Social Isolation and Helping Others on AOD Use and Criminal Activity. Youth and Society 47(4), 906-918. Download PDF

Post, S., Lee, M., Johnson, J., Pagano, M.E. (2015, September). Positive Psychology in Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12 steps: Adolescent Recovery in Relation to Humility (Fall Edition). APA Addiction Psychology Division 50 Newsletter., 18-20. Download PDF

Hallett, M., Hays, J., Johnson, B.R., Jang, S.J., & Duwe, G (2015, August). First stop dying: Angola Christian Seminary as positive criminology. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 59(10), 1-19. PMCID 26246368. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., Wang, A. R., Rowles, B. M., Lee, M. T., & Johnson, B. R. (2015, May). Social anxiety and peer helping in adolescent addiction treatment. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 39(5), 887-895. PMC4649935. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., Maietti, C. M., & Levine, A. D. (2015, May). Risk factors of repeated infectious disease incidence among substance dependent girls and boys court-referred to treatment.. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 41(3), 230-236. PMC4336215. Download PDF

Duwe, G., Hallett, M., Hays, J., Jang, S.J., & Johnson, B.R. (2015, May). Bible College Participation and Prison Misconduct: A Preliminary Analysis. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 54(5), 1-20. Download PDF

Johnson, B.R., & Hallett, M. (2015, January). Crime and Corrections. David Yamane (Ed.) Handbook on Religion and Society. Download PDF

Johnson, B.R. & Wubbenhorst, W. (2015). What Keeps Them from Coming Back: The Indiana Faith and Character Training Initiative. Program on Prosocial Behavior, Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion.. Download PDF

Johnson, B.R., & Wubbenhorst, W. (2015). Multi-State Mentoring Research: The Center for Neighborhood Enterprise's Violence Free Zone (VFZ) Initiative.. Program on Prosocial Behavior, Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, Special Report. Download PDF

Jang, S.J., Johnson, B,R., Kim, Y., Polson, E.C., & Smith (2014, October). Structured Voluntary Youth Activities and Positive Outcomes in Adulthood An Exploratory Study of involvement in Scouting and Subjecting well-being. Sociological Focus 47(4), 238-267. Download PDF

Hallett, M., & Johnson, B. (2014, August). The Resurgence of Religion in American Prisons. Religions 5(3), 663-683. Download PDF

Lee, M. T., Veta, P. S., Johnson, B. R., & Pagano, M. E. (2014, July). Daily spiritual experiences and adolescent treatment response. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 32(3), 271-298. PMC4267849. Download PDF

Johnson, B.R., Schroeder, C. (2014, July). Religion, Crime, & Criminal Justice. Oxford Handbook in Criminology & Criminal Justice. Download PDF

Post, S.G. (2014, June). The ontological generality: recovery in triadic community with a higher power, neighbor, and self. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 32, 120-140. Download PDF

Galanter, M., & Post, S.G. (2014, June). Introduction: new directions in research on spirituality and recovery. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 23(2), 108-110. Download PDF

Johnson, B.R. (2014). Religious Participation and Criminal Behavior. Effective Interventions in the Lives of Criminal Offenders., 3-18. Download PDF

Lee, M. (2014). The essential interconnections among altruism, morality, and social solidarity: The case of religious altruism. The Palgrave handbook of altruism, morality, and social solidarity: Formulating a field of study.., 311-331. Download PDF

Johnson, B. R. (2013, August). Thoughts on Spiritual Transformation and Offender Rehabilitation. . Restorative Justice News 14(2), 4-5. Download PDF

Galanter, M., Dermatis, H., Post, S., & Santucci, C. (2013, March). Abstinence from drugs of abuse in members of Narcotics Anonymous. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 74(2), 349-352.PMID23384383. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., Kelly, J. F., Scur, M. D., Ionescu, R. A., Stout, R. L., & Post, S. G. (2013, February). Assessing Youth Participation in AA-Related Helping: Validity of the Service to Others in Sobriety (SOS) Questionnaire in an Adolescent Sample. The American Journal on Addictions 22(1), 60-66 PMC3645471. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., White, W. L., Kelly, J. F., Stout, R. L., & Tonigan, J. S. (2013, January). The 10-Year course of AA participation and long-term outcomes: A follow-up study of outpatient subjects in Project MATCH. Substance Abuse 34(1), 51-59. PMC3558837. Download PDF

Krentzman A.R., Pagano M.E., Bradley J.C., Johnson S.M., Battle, D.W., Andrade F.H., Delva J., Robinson E.A.R. (2012, July). The Role of Religiousness on Substance-Use Disorder Treatment Outcomes: A Comparison between Black and White Adolescents. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 3(3), 113-128. PMC3437261. Download PDF

Hirschtritt, M. E., Pagano, M. E., Christian, K. M., McNamara, N. K., Stansbrey, R. J., Lingler, J., Faber, J. E., Demeter, C. A., Bedoya, D., & Findling, R. L. (2012, June). Moderators of fluoxetine treatment response for children and adolescents with comorbid depression and substance use disorders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 42(4), 366-372. PMC3415216. Download PDF

Stout, R. L., Kelly, J. F., Magill, M. & Pagano, M. E. (2012, May). Association between social influences and drinking outcomes across three years. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 73(3), 489-497 PMC3316719. Download PDF

Carter, R. R., Johnson, S. M., Exline, J. J., Post, S. G., & Pagano, M. E. (2012, April). Addiction and "Generation Me": Narcissistic and Prosocial Behaviors of Adolescents with Substance Dependency Disorder in Comparison to Normative Adolescents. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 30(2), 163-178. PMC3335730. Download PDF

Grilo, C. M., Pagano, M. E., Stout, R. L., Markowitz, J. C., Ansell, E. B., Pinto, A., Zanarini, M. C., Yen, S., & Skodol, A. E. (2012, March). Stressful life events predict eating disorder relapse following remission: Six-year prospective outcomes.. The International Journal of Eating Disorders 45(2), 185-192 PMC3275672. Download PDF

Kelly, J. F., Hoeppner, B., Stout, R. L., & Pagano, M. E. (2012, February). Determining the relative importance of the mechanisms of behavior change within Alcoholics Anonymous: A multiple mediator analysis. Addiction 107(2), 289-299 PMC3242865. Download PDF

Kelly J.F., Pagano M.E., Stout R.L., Johnson S.M. (2011, June). Influence of Religiosity on 12-Step Participation and Treatment Response Among Substance-Dependent Adolescents. Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs 72(6), 1000-1011. PMC321195. Download PDF

Kelly, J. F., Stout, R. L., Magill, M. Tonigan, J. S., & Pagano, M. E. (2011, March). Spirituality in Recovery: A lagged meditational analysis of Alcoholics Anonymous' principal theoretical mechanism of behavior change. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 35(3), 454-463 PMC3117904. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., Post, S. G., & Johnson, S. M. (2011, January). Alcoholics Anonymous-Related Helping and the Helper Therapy Principle. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 29(1), 23-24. PMC3603139. Download PDF

Kelly, J. F., Stout, R. L., Tonigan, J. S., Magill, M. & Pagano, M. E. (2010, May). Negative affect, relapse, and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Does AA work by reducing anger?. Journal on Studies of Alcohol and Drugs 71(3), 434-444 PMC2859791. Download PDF

Tonigan, J. S., Book, S. W., Pagano, M. E., Randall, P. K., Smith, J. P., Randall, C. L. (2010, April). 12-Step therapy and women with and without social phobia: A study of the effectiveness of 12-Step therapy to facilitate Alcoholics Anonymous engagement. Alcohol Treatment Quarterly 28(2), 151-162. PMC3060781. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., Krentzman, A. R., Onder, C. C., Baryak, J. L., Murphy, J. L., Zywiak, W. H., Stout, R. L. (2010, April). Service to Others in Sobriety (SOS). Alcohol Treatment Quarterly 28(2), 111-127 PMC3050518.. Download PDF

Kelly J.F., Stout R.L., Magill M., Tonigan J.S., Pagano M.E. (2010, April). Mechanisms of behavior change in Alcoholics Anonymous: Does AA lead to better alcohol use outcomes by reducing depression symptoms?. Addiction 105(4), 626-636. PMC2857524.. Download PDF

Parran, T.V.; Adelman, C.A.; Merkin, B.; Pagano, M.E.; Defranco, R.; Ionescu, R.A.; Mace, A.G. (2010, January). Long-term outcomes of office-based buprenorphine/naloxone maintenance therapy. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 106(1), 56-60. PMC3263699. Download PDF

Pagano, M.E., Zemore, S. E., Onder, C. C., & Stout, R. L. (2009, June). Predictors of Participation in AA-Related Helping: Findings from Project MATCH. Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs 70(1), 117-125. PMC2629624. Download PDF

Reyes C.D., Pagano M.E., Ronis R.J. (2009, May). The impact of stressful life events on alcohol use relapse: Findings from the collaborative longitudinal personality disorders study. Journal of Dual Diagnosis: research and practice in substance abuse comorbidity 5(2), 226-232. PMC3003337. Download PDF

Findling, R. L., Pagano, M. E., McNamara, N. K., Stansbrey, R. J., Faber, J. E., Lingler, J., Demeter, C. A., Bedoya, D., and Reed, M. D. (2009, March). The short-term safety and efficacy of fluoxetine in depressed adolescents with alcohol and cannabis use disorders a pilot randomized placebo-controlled trial. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 3(11), PMC2666637. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., Zeltner, B. B., Jaber, J., Post, S. G., Zwyiak, W. H., Stout, R. L. (2009, January). Helping others and long-term sobriety: Who should I help to stay sober?. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 27(1), 38-50. PMC2727692. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., Zemore, S. E., Onder, C. C., Stout, R. L. (2009, January). Predictors of initial AA-related helping: Findings from Project MATCH. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 17(1), 117-125. PMC2629624. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., Demeter, C. A., Faber, J. E., Calabrese, J. R., Findling, R. L. (2008). Initiation of stimulant and antidepressant medication and clinical presentation in juvenile bipolar I disorder.. Bipolar Disord 10(2), PMC3005589. Download PDF

Zemore S.E., Pagano M.E. (2008). Kickbacks from helping others: Health and recovery. Recent Developments in Alcoholism., 141-166. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., Phillips, K. A., Stout, R. L., Menard, B. A., Piliavin, J. A. (2007). Impact of helping behaviors on the course of substance use disorders in individuals with body dysmorphic disorder. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 68(2), 291-295. PMC2213452. Download PDF

Friend K.B., Pagano M.E. (2007). Timevarying predictors of smoking cessation among individuals in treatment for alcohol abuse and dependence: Findings from Project MATCH. Alcohol and Alcoholism 42(3), 234-240. PMC2483245. Download PDF

Pagano M.E. (2007). Friendships and romantic relationships of black and white adolescents. Journal of child and family studies 16(3), 347. PMC3277845. Download PDF

Pagano M.E., Rende R., Rodriguez B.F., Hargraves E.L., Moskowitz A.T., Keller M.B. (2007). Impact of parental history of substance use disorders on the clinical course of anxiety disorders. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2(13), PMC1866228. Download PDF

Phillips, K.A., Pagano, M.E., Menard, W., & Stout, R.L. (2006). A 12-Month Follow-Up Study of the Course of Body Dysmorphic Disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry 163(5), 907-912. PMC1613833. Download PDF

Friend, K. B., & Pagano, M. E. (2005). Smoking cessation and alcohol consumption in individuals in treatment for alcohol use disorders. Journal of Addictive Diseases 24(2), 61-75 PMC2483247. Download PDF

Friend, K. B., & Pagano, M. E. (2005). Changes in cigarette consumption and drinking outcomes: Findings from Project MATCH. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 29(3), 221-229 PMC2483241. Download PDF

Friend, K. B., & Pagano, M. E. (2004). Smoking initiation among nonsmokers during and following treatment for alcohol use disorders. Journal on Substance Abuse Treatment 26(3), 219-244 PMC3272765. Download PDF

Pagano, M. E., Friend, K. B., Tonigan, J. S., & Stout, R. L. (2004). Helping other alcoholics in Alcoholics Anonymous and drinking outcomes:. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 65(6), 766-773 PMC3008319. Download PDF

Grilo C.M., Sanislow C.A., Shea M.T., Skodol A.E., Stout R.L., Pagano M.E., Yen S., McGlashan T.H. (2003). Natural course of bulimia nervosa and of eating disorder not otherwise specified. International Journal of Eating Disorders 34(3), 319-330. PMC3828646. Download PDF