Mary Jo Larson

Summary

Affiliation: New England Research Institutes
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical health burdens of women with trauma histories and co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:128-40. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant medication use in private insurance health plans, 2002
    Mary Jo Larson
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy, New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02474, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:175. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Persistent pain is associated with substance use after detoxification: a prospective cohort analysis
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Addiction 102:752-60. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment with antidepressant medications in private health plans
    Mary Jo Larson
    Institute for Health Services Research, New England Research Institutes Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:116-26. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency department and hospital utilization among alcohol and drug-dependent detoxification patients without primary medical care
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:435-52. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Mental health services for children in large, employer-based health plans, 1999
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 34:56-72. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Adopting best practices: lessons learned in the Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness (CICH)
    Sarah A McGraw
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 37:197-212. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life assessments by adult substance abusers receiving publicly funded treatment in Massachusetts
    Kevin W Smith
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:323-35. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Children's mental health services in fee-for-service Medicaid
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 26:5-22. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Access to services: multiple perspectives from adults with substance abuse disorders in Massachusetts
    Mary Jo Larson
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy, New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 32:357-71. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical health burdens of women with trauma histories and co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:128-40. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant medication use in private insurance health plans, 2002
    Mary Jo Larson
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy, New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02474, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:175. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Persistent pain is associated with substance use after detoxification: a prospective cohort analysis
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Addiction 102:752-60. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that persistent pain is associated with an increased odds of substance use after detoxification...
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment with antidepressant medications in private health plans
    Mary Jo Larson
    Institute for Health Services Research, New England Research Institutes Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:116-26. 2007
    ..In logistical regression analyses, health plan type, prescription days supply, gender, region, age, employment status, and subscriber status were associated with unexplained antidepressant prescription use...
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency department and hospital utilization among alcohol and drug-dependent detoxification patients without primary medical care
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:435-52. 2006
    ..Subjects with cocaine as a primary problem had lower odds of ED utilization than a reference group with alcohol as a primary problem...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mental health services for children in large, employer-based health plans, 1999
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 34:56-72. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Adopting best practices: lessons learned in the Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness (CICH)
    Sarah A McGraw
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 37:197-212. 2010
    ..The paper describes the specific challenges in each of the five areas as well as training approaches and gaps in training and the perceived benefits of the practice models as reported by project staff...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life assessments by adult substance abusers receiving publicly funded treatment in Massachusetts
    Kevin W Smith
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:323-35. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure QOL in a large sample of adult substance abusers (SA), to compare QOL ratings with those for other chronic diseases, and to assess factors influencing QOL levels in this population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Children's mental health services in fee-for-service Medicaid
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 26:5-22. 2004
    ..Examination of costs per claimant found costs for the MH/SA population of children to be three to six times greater than a comparison sample...
  10. ncbi request reprint Access to services: multiple perspectives from adults with substance abuse disorders in Massachusetts
    Mary Jo Larson
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy, New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 32:357-71. 2005
    ..This hypothesis was confirmed. However, it is access to Medicaid insurance, not involvement of managed care, that is associated with greater access and higher consumer ratings of care...
  11. pmc A novel CBT Web course for the substance abuse workforce: community counselors' perceptions
    Mary Jo Larson
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    Subst Abus 30:26-39. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Risk of mortality during four years after substance detoxification in urban adults
    Richard Saitz
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 91 East Concord Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Urban Health 84:272-82. 2007
    ..e., for detoxification) may help identify those at highest risk for whom interventions could be targeted...
  13. ncbi request reprint Establishment of a multidisciplinary Health Evaluation and Linkage to Primary care (HELP) clinic in a detoxification unit
    Luann P Sweeney
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Addict Dis 23:33-45. 2004
    ..A multidisciplinary health clinic to evaluate patients during detoxification is feasible and can link patients with substance dependence to primary medical care...
  14. pmc Linkage with primary medical care in a prospective cohort of adults with addictions in inpatient detoxification: room for improvement
    Richard Saitz
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:587-606. 2004
    ..To identify patient characteristics and health care experiences associated with primary care linkage after alcohol or drug detoxification...
  15. ncbi request reprint Primary medical care and reductions in addiction severity: a prospective cohort study
    Richard Saitz
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Addiction 100:70-8. 2005
    ..To assess whether receipt of primary medical care can lead to improved outcomes for adults with addictions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Service use and costs for women with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders and a history of violence
    Marisa Elena Domino
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Health Policy and Administration, Campus Box 7411, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1223-32. 2005
    ..The study also compared costs with recorded clinical outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Linking alcohol- and drug-dependent adults to primary medical care: a randomized controlled trial of a multi-disciplinary health intervention in a detoxification unit
    Jeffrey H Samet
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, The Department of Medicine, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Addiction 98:509-16. 2003
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of a novel multi-disciplinary clinic for linking patients in a residential detoxification program to primary medical care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Need and non-need factors associated with addiction treatment utilization in a cohort of homeless and housed urban poor
    Stefan G Kertesz
    Divisions of Preventive and General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Med Care 44:225-33. 2006
    ..Prospective assessment of factors influencing utilization could inform policy and clinical care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Primary medical care and reductions in HIV risk behaviors in adults with addictions
    Carolina Takizawa
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    J Addict Dis 26:17-25. 2007
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk behaviors are prevalent in persons with addictions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Homeless chronicity and health-related quality of life trajectories among adults with addictions
    Stefan G Kertesz
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Med Care 43:574-85. 2005
    ..New federal initiatives target funds toward chronically homeless as distinct from other homeless persons. Few data exist, however, to substantiate the implications of chronic homelessness for major health outcomes...

Research Grants3

  1. ARMS: A Web-Based Attendance Reward and Monitoring System
    Mary Jo Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  2. Enhanced Web Training for Community Based Counselors: TEACH-CBT
    Mary Jo Larson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will also pilot test Phase II effectiveness measures of CBT application to case scenarios. ..