D L Polcin

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sober living houses: potential roles in substance abuse services and suggestions for research
    D L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:301-11. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Drug and alcohol offenders coerced into treatment: a review of modalities and suggestions for research on social model programs
    D L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:589-608. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with probation officers' use of criminal justice coercion to mandate alcohol treatment
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:647-70. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship and institutional pressure to enter treatment: differences by demographics, problem severity, and motivation
    Douglas L Polcin
    Alcohol Research Group, Public Health Institute, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:428-36. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Probation officers' beliefs about the effectiveness of alcohol treatment
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Research, Education and Training, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:279-83. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Rethinking confrontation in alcohol and drug treatment: consideration of the clinical context
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc, Department of Research, Education, and Training, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:165-84. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric severity and spirituality, helping, and participation in alcoholics anonymous during recovery
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:577-92. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring confrontation during recovery from addiction
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics Inc, Research, Education and Training, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:369-92. 2006
  9. pmc Factor analysis of the Alcohol and Drug Confrontation Scale (ADCS)
    Douglas L Polcin
    Alcohol Research Group, Berkeley, CA 94608 1010, United States
    Addict Behav 32:2274-80. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Integrating social model principles into broad-based treatment: results of a program evaluation
    Douglas L Polcin
    Ohlhoff Recovery Programs, 601 Steiner St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:585-99. 2002

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Sober living houses: potential roles in substance abuse services and suggestions for research
    D L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:301-11. 2001
    ..This article identifies areas of research needing attention and suggests that 'sober living houses' have the potential to play a stronger role in the continuum of substance misuse services...
  2. ncbi request reprint Drug and alcohol offenders coerced into treatment: a review of modalities and suggestions for research on social model programs
    D L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:589-608. 2001
    ..Use of the Social Model Philosophy Scale (SMPS) is suggested to correlate program characteristics and processes with outcome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with probation officers' use of criminal justice coercion to mandate alcohol treatment
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:647-70. 2003
    ..Probation departments are encouraged to develop management styles that facilitate shared normative beliefs about assessing and managing alcohol problems among probationers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship and institutional pressure to enter treatment: differences by demographics, problem severity, and motivation
    Douglas L Polcin
    Alcohol Research Group, Public Health Institute, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:428-36. 2007
    ..g., criminal justice or welfare) or relationships (e.g., family or friends). Research has also shown that pressure can facilitate treatment entry. However, few studies have assessed how pressure from different sources varies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Probation officers' beliefs about the effectiveness of alcohol treatment
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Research, Education and Training, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:279-83. 2004
    ..Strategies for facilitating accurate beliefs about the effectiveness of treatment and increasing self-efficacy among probation officers are reviewed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Rethinking confrontation in alcohol and drug treatment: consideration of the clinical context
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc, Department of Research, Education, and Training, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:165-84. 2003
    ..Confrontation from multiple sources requires more focus, including confrontation from treatment peers, family members, the workplace, the legal system, social welfare workers, and medical professionals...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric severity and spirituality, helping, and participation in alcoholics anonymous during recovery
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:577-92. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that individuals with higher psychiatric severity may need assistance from their peers or professional service providers to develop a spiritual life, serve as a sponsor for others, or complete the steps of AA...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring confrontation during recovery from addiction
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics Inc, Research, Education and Training, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:369-92. 2006
    ..Additional studies are necessary to establish validity, generalize results to more diverse populations, and assess confrontation at different time points during recovery...
  9. pmc Factor analysis of the Alcohol and Drug Confrontation Scale (ADCS)
    Douglas L Polcin
    Alcohol Research Group, Berkeley, CA 94608 1010, United States
    Addict Behav 32:2274-80. 2007
    ..80) and (2) External Intensity (alpha=0.63). The two factors accounted for 58% of the variance. The ADCS offers a fresh and broader view of confrontation that can be reliably measured...
  10. ncbi request reprint Integrating social model principles into broad-based treatment: results of a program evaluation
    Douglas L Polcin
    Ohlhoff Recovery Programs, 601 Steiner St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:585-99. 2002
    ..Findings provide a rationale for larger, multi-site studies that assess the effectiveness of social model characteristics using multivariate techniques...
  11. ncbi request reprint A brief scale for measuring helping activities in recovery: the brief helper therapy scale
    Lee Ann Kaskutas
    Alcohol Research Group, Emeryville, California 94608, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1767-81. 2007
    ..Helping others is evident in the philosophy of Alcoholics Anonymous, and is emphasized in formal treatment. However, helping among recovering alcoholics has not been studied, in part because of a lack of helping measures...