SarahZemore
  • Sarah E. Zemore, PhD

  • Senior Scientist; Center Associate Director; Training Grant co-Director

  • Email

    szemore@arg.org
  • Phone

    510-898-5852
  • Expertise

    Social disadvantage and the roles of race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and economic strain in substance use, abuse, and treatment; stress and coping models; AA and other mutual help groups; substance abuse treatment motivation and efficacy.
Current Projects
Completed Projects
Selected Publications
  • Cherpitel C.J., Ye Y., Bond J., Zemore S.E., Borges G., Greenfield T.K. (2015). Border effects on DSM-5 alcohol use disorders on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Jan. 19 Abstract or Full Text
  • Vederhus, J.K., Zemore, S.E., Rise, J., Clausen, T., & Høie. M. (2015). Predicting patient post-detoxification engagement in 12-step groups with an extended version of the theory of planned behavior. Addiction Science and Clinical Practice, 10 (1:) 15 Abstract or Full Text
  • Mulia N., Zemore S., Murphy R., Liu H., Catalano R. (2014). Economic loss and alcohol consumption and problems during the 2008-9 U.S. recession. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38 (4) 1026-1034 Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore, S.E., Murphy, R.D., Mulia, N., Gilbert, P., Martinez, P., Bond, J., & Polcin, D.L. (2014). A moderating role for gender in racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol services utilization: results from the 2000-2010 National Alcohol Surveys. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38 (8) 2286-96 Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore, S.E., Ajzen, I. (2014). Predicting substance abuse treatment completion using a new scale based on the theory of planned behavior. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46 174-182 Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore, S.E., Subbaraman, M.S., & Tonigan, J. S. (2013). Involvement in 12-step activities and treatment outcomes. Journal of Substance Abuse, 34 (1) 60-69 Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore, S.E., Mulia, N., Jones-Webb, R.J., & Lui, H. (2013). The 2008-9 recession and alcohol outcomes: Differential exposure and vulnerability for Black and Latino populations. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 74 (1) 20-Sep Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore, S.E., Karriker-Jaffe, K., & Mulia, N. (2013). Temporal trends and changing racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol problems: Results from the 2000 to 2010 National Alcohol Surveys. Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy, 4 160 Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore, S.E. (2012). The effect of social desirability on reported motivation, substance use severity, and treatment attendance. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 42 (4) 400-412 Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore, S.E., Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Keithly, S. & Mulia, N. (2011). Racial prejudice and unfair treatment: Interactive effects with poverty and foreign nativity on problem drinking. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 72 (3) 361-370 Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore, S. E., Mulia, N., Ye, Y., Borges, G., & Greenfield, T. K. (2009). Gender, acculturation, and other barriers to alcohol treatment utilization among Latinos in three National Alcohol Surveys. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 36 (4) 446-456 Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore, S.E., & Kaskutas, L.A. (2009). Development and validation of the Alcoholics Anonymous Intention Measure (AAIM). Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 104 (3) 204-211 Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore, S. E. (2005). Re-examining whether and why acculturation relates to drinking outcomes in a rigorous, national survey of Latinos. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 29 (12) 2144-2153 Abstract or Full Text
  • Zemore S.E., Kaskutas L.A., Ammon L.N. (2004). In 12-step groups, helping helps the helper. Addiction, 99 1015-1023 Abstract or Full Text