John F Kelly

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Twelve-step facilitation in non-specialty settings
    John F Kelly
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Addiction Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Recent Dev Alcohol 18:321-46. 2008
  2. pmc The Twelve Promises of Alcoholics Anonymous: psychometric measure validation and mediational testing as a 12-step specific mechanism of behavior change
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 60 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:633-40. 2013
  3. pmc Beyond motivation: Initial validation of the commitment to sobriety scale
    John F Kelly
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:257-63. 2014
  4. pmc Does Alcoholics Anonymous work differently for men and women? A moderated multiple-mediation analysis in a large clinical sample
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 130:186-93. 2013
  5. pmc Emerging adults' treatment outcomes in relation to 12-step mutual-help attendance and active involvement
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Departments of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 129:151-7. 2013
  6. pmc Influence of religiosity on 12-step participation and treatment response among substance-dependent adolescents
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 60 Staniford Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:1000-11. 2011
  7. pmc Youth recovery contexts: the incremental effects of 12-step attendance and involvement on adolescent outpatient outcomes
    John F Kelly
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1219-29. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Empirical awakening: the new science on mutual help and implications for cost containment under health care reform
    John F Kelly
    Massachusetts General Hospital MGH, Department of Psychiatry, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Subst Abus 33:85-91. 2012
  9. pmc Determining the relative importance of the mechanisms of behavior change within Alcoholics Anonymous: a multiple mediator analysis
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Addiction 107:289-99. 2012
  10. pmc "Ready, willing, and (not) able" to change: young adults' response to residential treatment
    J F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 121:224-30. 2012

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Twelve-step facilitation in non-specialty settings
    John F Kelly
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Addiction Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Recent Dev Alcohol 18:321-46. 2008
    ..Detailed information on the origins and specific elements of AA is provided along with recommended TSF approaches and strategies to aid the non-specialist in building effective interventions for patients with alcohol dependence...
  2. pmc The Twelve Promises of Alcoholics Anonymous: psychometric measure validation and mediational testing as a 12-step specific mechanism of behavior change
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 60 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:633-40. 2013
    ..This study investigated the psychometric properties of a measure of AA's Twelve Promises and examined whether it mediated the effect of 12-step participation on abstinence...
  3. pmc Beyond motivation: Initial validation of the commitment to sobriety scale
    John F Kelly
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:257-63. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Does Alcoholics Anonymous work differently for men and women? A moderated multiple-mediation analysis in a large clinical sample
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 130:186-93. 2013
    ..This study tested whether gender moderated the mechanisms through which AA aids recovery...
  5. pmc Emerging adults' treatment outcomes in relation to 12-step mutual-help attendance and active involvement
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Departments of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 129:151-7. 2013
    ..Greater knowledge would inform the utility of treatment referrals to 12-step organizations for this age-group...
  6. pmc Influence of religiosity on 12-step participation and treatment response among substance-dependent adolescents
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 60 Staniford Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:1000-11. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Youth recovery contexts: the incremental effects of 12-step attendance and involvement on adolescent outpatient outcomes
    John F Kelly
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1219-29. 2012
    ..g., contact with a sponsor and other fellowship members). Greater knowledge in this area would enhance the efficiency of clinical continuing care recommendations...
  8. doi request reprint Empirical awakening: the new science on mutual help and implications for cost containment under health care reform
    John F Kelly
    Massachusetts General Hospital MGH, Department of Psychiatry, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Subst Abus 33:85-91. 2012
    ..g., TSF) in order to maximize the use of ubiquitous mutual-help recovery resources...
  9. pmc Determining the relative importance of the mechanisms of behavior change within Alcoholics Anonymous: a multiple mediator analysis
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Addiction 107:289-99. 2012
    ..This study tested multiple mediators simultaneously to help determine the most influential pathways...
  10. pmc "Ready, willing, and (not) able" to change: young adults' response to residential treatment
    J F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 121:224-30. 2012
    ..This study investigated during-treatment change in key therapeutic processes (psychological distress, motivation, self-efficacy, coping skills, and commitment to AA/NA), and tested their relation to outcome at 3 months post-treatment...
  11. pmc Spirituality in recovery: a lagged mediational analysis of alcoholics anonymous' principal theoretical mechanism of behavior change
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:454-63. 2011
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  12. pmc How safe are adolescents at Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings? A prospective investigation with outpatient youth
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:419-25. 2011
    ..Weighing risks against documented benefits, these preliminary findings suggest that referral to AA/NA should not be discouraged, but, similar to adults, youth experiences at meetings should be monitored...
  13. pmc Predicting relapse among young adults: psychometric validation of the Advanced WArning of RElapse (AWARE) scale
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, 60 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Addict Behav 36:987-93. 2011
    ..Here we examine the psychometric properties of a promising relapse risk measure-the Advance WArning of RElapse (AWARE) scale (Miller & Harris, 2000) in an understudied but clinically important sample of young adults...
  14. pmc Psychometric validation of the Leeds Dependence Questionnaire (LDQ) in a young adult clinical sample
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States
    Addict Behav 35:331-6. 2010
    ..The present study investigates its psychometric properties in a large clinical sample of young adults...
  15. pmc Negative affect, relapse, and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): does AA work by reducing anger?
    John F Kelly
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Suite 120, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:434-44. 2010
    ..Using lagged, controlled hierarchical linear modeling analyses, this study investigated whether AA attendance mobilized changes in anger and whether such changes explained AA-related benefit...
  16. pmc Can 12-step group participation strengthen and extend the benefits of adolescent addiction treatment? A prospective analysis
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:117-25. 2010
    ..However, little is known about the clinical utility and effectiveness of AA/NA for adolescents, despite widespread treatment referrals...
  17. pmc Mechanisms of behavior change in alcoholics anonymous: does Alcoholics Anonymous lead to better alcohol use outcomes by reducing depression symptoms?
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Addiction 105:626-36. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Does it matter how we refer to individuals with substance-related conditions? A randomized study of two commonly used terms
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 21:202-7. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether referring to an individual as "a substance abuser" vs. "having a substance use disorder" evokes different judgments about behavioral self-regulation, social threat, and treatment vs. punishment...
  19. pmc The role of Alcoholics Anonymous in mobilizing adaptive social network changes: a prospective lagged mediational analysis
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:119-26. 2011
    ..This study used lagged mediational methods to examine changes in pro-abstinent and pro-drinking network ties and activities...
  20. ncbi request reprint A 3-year study of addiction mutual-help group participation following intensive outpatient treatment
    John F Kelly
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1381-92. 2006
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  21. pmc Social recovery model: an 8-year investigation of adolescent 12-step group involvement following inpatient treatment
    John F Kelly
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Center for Addiction Medicine, 60 Staniford St, Suite 120, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1468-78. 2008
    ..Furthermore, existing evidence is based mostly on short-term follow-up and is limited methodologically...
  22. pmc What do adolescents exposed to Alcoholics Anonymous think about 12-step groups?
    John F Kelly
    MGH Addiction Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Addiction Medicine, 60 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Subst Abus 29:53-62. 2008
    ..Evidence suggests some youth benefit, yet, despite referrals, youth participation is low. Little is known about adolescents' experiences of AA/NA. Greater knowledge would inform and help tailor aftercare recommendations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' participation in Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous: review, implications and future directions
    John F Kelly
    MGH Harvard Addiction Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 39:259-69. 2007
    ..Qualitative research is needed to improve our understanding of youth-specific AA/NA barriers, and efficacy, comparative effectiveness, and process studies are still needed to inform clinical practice guidelines for youth providers...
  24. pmc Comparative utility of a single-item versus multiple-item measure of self-efficacy in predicting relapse among young adults
    Bettina B Hoeppner
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:305-12. 2011
    ..g., controlled environment), whereas global or subscale scores of the 20-item scale did not. Based on these findings, we encourage the use of this single-item measure of self-efficacy in research and clinical practice...
  25. pmc The importance of age composition of 12-step meetings as a moderating factor in the relation between young adults' 12-step participation and abstinence
    Allison K Labbe
    MGH Center for Addiction Medicine, 60 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:541-7. 2013
    ..This study examined whether the age composition of 12-step meetings moderated the recovery benefits derived from attending MHOs...
  26. pmc The role of therapeutic alliance in substance use disorder treatment for young adults
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 43:344-51. 2012
    ..Findings clarify a role for alliance in promoting during-treatment changes through reducing distress...
  27. pmc The 10-year course of Alcoholics Anonymous participation and long-term outcomes: a follow-up study of outpatient subjects in Project MATCH
    Maria E Pagano
    Division of Child Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve UniversitySchool of Medicine, 10524 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Subst Abus 34:51-9. 2013
    ..Controlling for explanatory baseline and time-varying variables, results showed significant direct effects of AAH and meeting attendance on reduced alcohol outcomes and a direct effect of AAH on improved other-oriented interest...
  28. pmc Young adults with co-occurring disorders: substance use disorder treatment response and outcomes
    Brandon G Bergman
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA Center for Addiction Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:420-8. 2014
    ..Clinicians referring young adults with COD to specialized care may wish to consider residential SUD treatment programs that integrate evidence-based psychiatric services. ..
  29. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity and 12-step participation: a longitudinal investigation of treated young adults
    Brandon G Bergman
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:501-10. 2014
    ..SUD-only) on both attendance and active involvement (e.g., having a sponsor, verbal participation during meetings) in, and derived benefits from, 12-step MHOs following residential treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effects of transdermal nicotine on cognition in nonsmokers with schizophrenia and nonpsychiatric controls
    Ruth S Barr
    The Schizophrenia Program of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:480-90. 2008
    ..These results confirm previous findings that a single dose of nicotine improves attention and suggest that nicotine may specifically improve response inhibition in nonsmokers with schizophrenia...
  31. pmc Assessing youth participation in AA-related helping: validity of the service to others in sobriety (SOS) questionnaire in an adolescent sample
    Maria E Pagano
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Am J Addict 22:60-6. 2013
    ..Addiction research with adolescents is hindered by few validated assessments of 12-step activity among minors. This study provides psychometric findings of the "Service to Others in Sobriety (SOS)" questionnaire as completed by youths...
  32. doi request reprint Understanding genetic risk for substance use and addiction: a guide for non-geneticists
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, MGH Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 32:60-70. 2012
    ..An accurate conceptualization of addiction necessitates an approach that transcends specific disciplines, making a basic awareness of the perspectives of disparate specialties key to furthering progress in the field...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dropout from 12-step self-help groups: prevalence, predictors, and counteracting treatment influences
    John F Kelly
    Center for Healthcare Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System MPD 152 and Stanford University School of Medicine, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:241-50. 2003
    ....
  34. pmc Do adolescents affiliate with 12-step groups? A multivariate process model of effects
    John F Kelly
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:293-304. 2002
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  35. ncbi request reprint The influence of partner status, relationship quality and relationship stability on outcomes following intensive substance-use disorder treatment
    Stephen W Tracy
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System MPD 152, Stanford University School of Medicine, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:497-505. 2005
    ..We also examine the influence of relationship stability on treatment outcomes and examine baseline partner behaviors that may predict relationship stability...
  36. ncbi request reprint Major depression in patients with substance use disorders: relationship to 12-Step self-help involvement and substance use outcomes
    John F Kelly
    Center for Healthcare Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Addiction 98:499-508. 2003
    ..This study examined the influence of comorbid MDD among patients with SUDs on 12-Step self-help group involvement and its relation to treatment outcome...
  37. ncbi request reprint Self-help for substance-use disorders: history, effectiveness, knowledge gaps, and research opportunities
    John F Kelly
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:639-63. 2003
    ..Greater understanding of the reasons why many do not attend or drop out would benefit facilitation efforts...
  38. ncbi request reprint Care coordination to increase referrals to smoking cessation telephone counseling: a demonstration project
    Scott E Sherman
    Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, 423 E 23rd St Rm 111, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:141-8. 2008
    ..To test the effectiveness of a care coordination program for telephone counseling in raising referral and treatment rates for smoking cessation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Development and initial validation of a 12-step participation expectancies questionnaire
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:538-42. 2006
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  40. pmc Cigarette smoking among adolescents with alcohol and other drug use problems
    Mark G Myers
    University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 29:221-7. 2006
    ..Additional research is needed to further address the inclusion of tobacco-specific interventions for adolescents in AOD use disorder treatment programs...
  41. ncbi request reprint Substance use disorder patients who are mandated to treatment: characteristics, treatment process, and 1- and 5-year outcomes
    John F Kelly
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:213-23. 2005
    ..Treatment perceptions and satisfaction were also comparable across groups. These findings appear to support the idea that judicial mandates can provide an opportunity for offenders with SUDs to access and benefit from needed treatment...

Research Grants7

  1. Adolescent Treatment and 12-step Mutual-help Involvement
    John Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results will provide new information about the effectiveness of treatment as delivered to youth in current treatment contexts and supply developmentallyspecific knowledge that will inform 12-step facilitation efforts targeting youth. ..
  2. Adolescent Treatment and 12-step Mutual-help Involvement
    John Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results will provide new information about the effectiveness of treatment as delivered to youth in current treatment contexts and supply developmentallyspecific knowledge that will inform 12-step facilitation efforts targeting youth. ..
  3. Mechanisms and Moderators of Behavior Change in Alcoholics Anonymous
    John Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Adolescent Treatment and 12-step Mutual-help Involvement
    John Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. Adolescent Treatment and 12-step Mutual-help Involvement
    John Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results will provide new information about the effectiveness of treatment as delivered to youth in current treatment contexts and supply developmentallyspecific knowledge that will inform 12-step facilitation efforts targeting youth. ..