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Selected Publications
  • Polcin, D.L., Mericle, A., Callahan, S., Harvey, R., Jason, L.A. (2016). Challenges and rewards of conducting research on recovery residences for alcohol and drug disorders. Journal of Drug Issues, 46 (1) 51-63 Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin D.L., Korcha R., Bond J. (2015). Interaction of motivation and psychiatric symptoms on substance abuse outcomes in Sober Living Houses. Substance Use and Misuse, 50 (2) 195-204 Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D.L., Sterling, J., Brown, T., Brown, M., Buscemi, R., Korcha, R. (2015). Client and therapist views about intensive and standard motivational interviewing. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, September (10.1007/s10879-014-9280-1) Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D. L., & Korcha, R. (2015). Motivation to maintain sobriety among residents of sober living recovery homes.. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation, 6 103-111. Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D. L. (2015). How should we study residential recovery homes?. Therapeutic Communities, 36 (3) 163-172. Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D.L.   (2015). Co-occurring substance abuse and mental health problems among homeless persons: Suggestions for research and practice. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D. L., Korcha, R., Bond, J., Galloway, G., &  Nayak, M. (2015). Changes in psychiatric symptoms among persons with methamphetamine dependence predicts changes in severity of drug problems but not frequency of use. Substance Abuse, Mar 16 1-6 Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D.L., Bond, J., Korcha, R., Nayak, M.B., Galloway, G.P., Evans, K. (2014). Randomized trial of intensive Motivational Interviewing for methamphetamine dependence. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 33 (3) 253-65 Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin D.L., Mericle A., Howell J., Sheridan D., Christensen J. (2014). Maximizing social model principles in residential recovery settings. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 46 (5) 436-43 Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D.L., Henderson, D., Trocki, K., Evans, K., Wittman, F. (2012). Community context of sober living houses. Addiction Research &Theory, 20 (6) 490-491 Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D. L., Mulia, N., & Jones, L. (2012). Substance Users’ Perspectives on Helpful and Unhelpful Confrontation: Implications for Recovery. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 44 (2) 144-152 Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D. L., Korcha, R., Greenfield, T. K., Bond, J., & Kerr, W. (2012). Twenty‐one year trends and correlates of pressure to change drinking. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 36 (4) 705-715 Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D.L., Korcha, R.A., Bond, J., & Galloway, G (2010). Eighteen month outcomes for clients receiving combined outpatient treatment and sober living houses. Journal of Substance Use, 15 352-366 Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D.L., Korcha, R.A., Bond, J., & Galloway, G (2010). Sober living houses for alcohol and drug dependence: 18-month outcomes. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 38 (4) 356-365 Abstract or Full Text
  • Polcin, D. L., Beattie, M (2007). Relationship and institutional pressure to enter treatment: differences by demographics, problem severity, and motivation. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 68 (3) 428-36 Abstract or Full Text