Joseph R Ferrari

Summary

Affiliation: DePaul University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity among Oxford House residents: a preliminary outcome study
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Addict Behav 27:837-45. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Who do we say we are? Publically proclaiming one's university mission identity. Introduction
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 41:1-3. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Eldercare volunteers and employees: predicting caregiver experiences from service motives and sense of community
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Prim Prev 28:467-79. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of self-concept and self-presentation by procrastinators: further evidence
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Span J Psychol 10:91-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Chronic procrastination among Turkish adults: exploring decisional, avoidant, and arousal styles
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, IL 60614, USA
    J Soc Psychol 149:402-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Community elder-care in Tasmania: examining whether caregivers believe they "make-a-difference" in an urban and rural island
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 32:115-31. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint This is my neighborhood: comparing United States and Australian Oxford House Neighborhoods
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:41-9. 2006
  8. pmc A factor analysis of the important people inventory
    David R Groh
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, 990 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:347-53. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Social justice and the university community: does campus involvement make a difference?
    Kathleen E McAuliff
    a Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 41:244-54. 2013
  10. doi request reprint First-generation college students and U.S. citizens: is the university perceived like family or strangers?
    Shannon M Williams
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 41:45-54. 2013

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity among Oxford House residents: a preliminary outcome study
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Addict Behav 27:837-45. 2002
    ..Implications of this study suggest that substance abusers with psychiatric comorbidity are heterogeneous groups that benefit from living in an Oxford House...
  2. doi request reprint Who do we say we are? Publically proclaiming one's university mission identity. Introduction
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 41:1-3. 2013
    ..School administrators and those interested in community engagement impacts on students may find these articles useful and informative...
  3. ncbi request reprint Eldercare volunteers and employees: predicting caregiver experiences from service motives and sense of community
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Prim Prev 28:467-79. 2007
    ..Measures of personal motivation and community connection may be relevant to other prevention settings as well...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of self-concept and self-presentation by procrastinators: further evidence
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Span J Psychol 10:91-6. 2007
    ..It seems that men and women procrastinate in order to improve their social standing by making their accomplishments seem greater than they really are...
  5. doi request reprint Chronic procrastination among Turkish adults: exploring decisional, avoidant, and arousal styles
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, IL 60614, USA
    J Soc Psychol 149:402-8. 2009
    ..Respondents with less than a graduate degree reported higher rates of indecision than did respondents with at least a graduate degree...
  6. ncbi request reprint Community elder-care in Tasmania: examining whether caregivers believe they "make-a-difference" in an urban and rural island
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 32:115-31. 2006
    ..Implications suggest that community self-efficacy may be high among eldercare staff, but their sense of community and caregiving perceptions may reflect geographic differences, especially in Tasmania...
  7. ncbi request reprint This is my neighborhood: comparing United States and Australian Oxford House Neighborhoods
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:41-9. 2006
    ..Results imply that Australian Oxford Houses are "safe and sober" settings for persons in recovery consistent with the original United States model in physical dwelling settings...
  8. pmc A factor analysis of the important people inventory
    David R Groh
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, 990 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:347-53. 2007
    ..However, because of psychometric limitations and varied adaptations of the IP, the following study performed factor analyses to develop a more structurally consistent model of the scaleas compared to the existing model...
  9. ncbi request reprint Social justice and the university community: does campus involvement make a difference?
    Kathleen E McAuliff
    a Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 41:244-54. 2013
    ..Multiple regression analyses demonstrated that year in school did not significantly predict social justice attitudes. Results suggested that greater involvement and sense of school belonging might be linked to social justice attitudes...
  10. doi request reprint First-generation college students and U.S. citizens: is the university perceived like family or strangers?
    Shannon M Williams
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 41:45-54. 2013
    ..Future research should explore why there is a differing impact on school sense of community and campus mission perception for students who are first-generation U.S. citizens or first-generation college students...
  11. pmc Latinos and Latinas in communal settings: a grounded theory of recovery
    Josefina Alvarez
    Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1317-34. 2009
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  12. pmc An examination of main and interactive effects of substance abuse recovery housing on multiple indicators of adjustment
    Leonard A Jason
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Addiction 102:1114-21. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of community-based supports in promoting abstinence from substance use and related problems...
  13. ncbi request reprint The need for substance abuse after-care: longitudinal analysis of Oxford House
    Leonard A Jason
    DePaul University, IL 60614, USA
    Addict Behav 32:803-18. 2007
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  14. pmc A longitudinal analysis of psychiatric severity upon outcomes among substance abusers residing in self-help settings
    John M Majer
    Department of Social Sciences, Richard J Daley College, 7500 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60652, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 42:145-53. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that a high level of psychiatric severity is not an impediment to residing in self-run, self-help settings such as Oxford House among persons with psychiatric comorbid substance use disorders...
  15. pmc Substance abuse prevalence and treatment among Latinos and Latinas
    Josefina Alvarez
    Center for Community Research, De Paul University, 990 West Fullerton Ave, Suite 3100, Chicago, IL 60614 2458, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 6:115-41. 2007
    ..New developments in the conceptualization and measurement of acculturation will lead to a greater understanding of the role of culture in the prevalence and treatment of substance-related problems...
  16. ncbi request reprint African American Oxford House residents: sources of abstinent social networks
    Andrea M Flynn
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:111-9. 2006
    ..However, family members are well represented in the support networks of African Americans in OH...
  17. ncbi request reprint Social support and self-efficacy for abstinence: is peer identification an issue?
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:209-15. 2002
    ..Results of this study have important treatment implications for our understanding of social support and self-efficacy within ongoing recovery...
  18. pmc Benefits and costs associated with mutual-help community-based recovery homes: The Oxford House model
    Anthony T Lo Sasso
    Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    Eval Program Plann 35:47-53. 2012
    ..Using sensitivity analyses, under more conservative assumptions we still arrived at a net benefit favorable to OH of $17,830 per person...
  19. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of a community members as a function of participatory research with Oxford Houses
    Leonard A Jason
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:13-24. 2006
    ..Results imply that there is a need to better understand how citizen members of community organizations are affected by their involvement in the research process...
  20. pmc Categorical 12-step involvement and continuous abstinence at 2 years
    John M Majer
    Social Sciences Department, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:46-51. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Written in their own voice: first-year and older students' perceptions on their university's identity
    Vicky S Karahalios
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 41:15-23. 2013
    ..Qualitative themes emerged in regard to students' assessment of their school identity, such as university mission activities are perceived important, and overall support for different institutional values within the university community...
  22. pmc Friends, family, and alcohol abuse: an examination of general and alcohol-specific social support
    David R Groh
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, 900 W Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Addict 16:49-55. 2007
    ..Results indicated that general support from friends and length of stay in Oxford House significantly predicted less alcohol use. Implications for alcohol recovery are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Is self-mastery always a helpful resource? Coping wiith paradoxical findings in relation to optimism and abstinence self-efficacy
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:385-99. 2003
    ..Overall, findings suggest that optimism and abstinence self-efficacy are effective personal resources for recovering substance abusers in 12-step programs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Women leadership in Oxford House: examining their strengths and challenges
    Margaret I Davis
    Dickinson College, Department of Psychology, Carlisle, PA 17013 2896, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:133-43. 2006
    ..The implications of the findings and how they may be useful to women's and mothers' with children houses are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Economic costs of Oxford House inpatient treatment and incarceration: a preliminary report
    Bradley D Olson
    DePaul University, Center for Community Research, Chicago, IL 60614 2458, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:63-72. 2006
    ..Societal costs associated with the Oxford House program were relatively low, whereas estimated costs associated with inpatient and incarceration history were high. The implications of these findings are discussed...
  26. doi request reprint Global and urban engagement to promote social justice: reflections of one's faith tradition
    Kathleen E McAuliff
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 41:36-44. 2013
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  27. doi request reprint Exploring university mission-identity perceptions: predictors of faith maturity
    Angela M Koenigs
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 41:24-35. 2013
    ..Results may offer insight into the factors that influence students' spiritual development at faith-based universities...
  28. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity among Latinas and Latinos entering substance abuse treatment: findings from a national database
    Josefina Alvarez
    DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:277-84. 2004
    ..The results of this study highlight the heterogeneity of Latinas/os who abuse substances...
  29. ncbi request reprint Creating a home to promote recovery: the physical environments of Oxford House
    Joseph R Ferrari
    DePaul University, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:27-39. 2006
    ..Results suggested that residents of self-governed independently operated recovery houses may create and maintain safe and sober settings that elicit a sense of home among residents...
  30. pmc 12-Step involvement among a U.S. national sample of Oxford House residents
    John M Majer
    Social Sciences Department, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:37-44. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that categorical involvement in a number of 12-step activities equip persons with substance use disorders with resources for ongoing recovery...
  31. doi request reprint Predicting school sense of community: students' perceptions at two Catholic universities
    Todd L Bottom
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 41:4-14. 2013
    ..However, mixed results were found regarding the interaction of university setting with inclusion and religious pluralism. Limitations and future directions for research are discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Children, women, and substance abuse: a look at recovery in a communal setting
    Lucía d'Arlach
    DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:121-31. 2006
    ..This effect did not differ between mothers and non-mothers, suggesting that non-mothers might view the children in the home with a sense of responsibility and sensitivity comparable to that of the mothers. Implications are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Disordered eating, trauma, and sense of community: examining women in substance abuse recovery homes
    Carmen E Curtis
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Women Health 41:87-100. 2005
    ..Implications for treatment and future research are discussed...
  34. pmc Communal housing settings enhance substance abuse recovery
    Leonard A Jason
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1727-9. 2006
    ..At the 24-month follow-up, those in the Oxford House condition compared with the usual-care condition had significantly lower substance use, significantly higher monthly income, and significantly lower incarceration rates...
  35. ncbi request reprint Australian eldercare providers: comparing volunteers and temporary staff on work environment, interpersonal relationships, and self-efficacy
    Joseph R Ferrari
    DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Eval Health Prof 27:383-97. 2004
    ..Employees compared to volunteers reported greater satisfaction as a caregiver. Implications suggest marked differences in experiences of eldercare among volunteer and temporary employees working with the elderly...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gender-related processes and drug use: self-expression with parents, peer group selection, and achievement motivation
    Brian E Razzino
    Department of Psychology, De Paul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Adolescence 39:167-77. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that peer group selection and academic motivation may mediate the relationship between drug use and parent-adolescent communication for girls only...
  37. ncbi request reprint Older adult stereotypes among care providers in residential care facilities: examining the relationship between contact, eduaction, and ageism
    Christine Reyna
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:50-5. 2007
    ..Implications are discussed in terms of possible interventions and increasing optimal contact with older clients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Landlords of self-governed recovery homes: an initial exploration of attitudes, opinions, and motivation to serve others
    Joseph R Ferrari
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 41:349-54. 2009
    ..Implications of these findings for future research are discussed in the context of existing research and limitations of the present study...
  39. pmc Veterans residing in self-governed recovery homes for substance abuse: sociodemographic and psychiatric characteristics
    James R Millar
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 35:141-4. 2011
    ..Veterans commonly experience both psychiatric and substance abuse problems following their reintegration into the community postwar. The present study describes a sample of veterans residing in self-governed recovery homes...
  40. doi request reprint Understanding student complaints in the service learning pedagogy
    Howard Rosing
    Irwin W Steans Center for Community Based Service Learning, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 46:472-81. 2010
    ..Ongoing assessment of students' perspectives on their placement experience identifies practices that can enhance their learning and contributions toward building stronger communities...
  41. ncbi request reprint Structural social support: impact on adult substance use and recovery attempts
    Kerri L Kim
    University of Kansas, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:85-94. 2006
    ..Children were the sole relationship type that affected both substance use and recovery attempts in a positive nature, suggesting that children may have a beneficial impact on reducing...
  42. doi request reprint Indecision and avoidant procrastination: the role of morningness-eveningness and time perspective in chronic delay lifestyles
    Juan Francisco Díaz-Morales
    Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
    J Gen Psychol 135:228-40. 2008
    ..The authors inferred that distinct forms of procrastination seem different on the basis of dimensions of time...
  43. ncbi request reprint Procrastination and demographic characteristics in Spanish adults: further evidence
    Juan Francisco Díaz-Morales
    Grupo de Investigación Estilos Psicológicos, Género y Salud, Departamento de Psicología Diferencial y Psicologia del Trabajo Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    J Soc Psychol 146:629-33. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Medical care of individuals residing in substance abuse and recovery homes: an analysis of need and utilization
    Julie E Ponitz
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:95-110. 2006
    ..Potential implications for misuse of medical services (e.g., to obtain pharmaceutical drugs of use) and federal medical care expenditure allocation are discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint A collaborative action approach to researching substance abuse recovery
    Margaret I Davis
    Psychology Department, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 31:537-53. 2005
    ..We highlight a number of practical and theoretical issues that have been raised as we have strived to maintain a mutually beneficial alliance throughout the research endeavor...
  46. ncbi request reprint The influence of policy on the differential expansion of male and female self-run recovery settings
    Jordan M Braciszewski
    Wayne State University, Research Group on Homelessness and Poverty, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:51-62. 2006
    ..The implications of these findings in relation to the scarcity of recovery options for women are discussed...
  47. ncbi request reprint Stress and coping: the roles of ethnicity and gender in substance abuse recovery
    Justin T Brown
    City University of New York, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:75-84. 2006
    ..With respect to ethnicity, African-Americans reported greater gains and losses in resources than European-Americans. Individuals with less time in an OH also reported having experienced more losses in the past 3 months...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cultivating and maintaining effective action research partnerships: the DePaul and Oxford House collaborative
    Margaret I Davis
    Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA 17013 2896, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 31:3-12. 2006
    ....