Daniel J Feaster

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Equivalence of family functioning and externalizing behaviors in adolescent substance users of different race/ethnicity
    Daniel J Feaster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S113-24. 2010
  2. pmc Modeling site effects in the design and analysis of multi-site trials
    Daniel J Feaster
    Biostatistics Division, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 37:383-91. 2011
  3. pmc Multilevel models to identify contextual effects on individual group member outcomes: a family example
    Daniel Feaster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1120 NW 14th St 1059, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 50:167-83. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV+ African-American women and drug abuse relapse
    Daniel J Feaster
    Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 49:204-19. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The efficacy of structural ecosystems therapy with drug-abusing/dependent African American and Hispanic American adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:51-61. 2008
  6. pmc Malaise, motivation and motherhood: predictors of engagement in behavioral interventions from a randomized controlled trial for HIV+ women in drug abuse recovery
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research El Centro, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, 5030 Brunson Drive, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:396-406. 2011
  7. pmc Family mechanisms of structural ecosystems therapy for HIV-seropositive women in drug recovery
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research El Centro, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Health Psychol 31:591-600. 2012
  8. pmc Religious involvement, coping, social support, and psychological distress in HIV-seropositive African American mothers
    Guillermo Prado
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:221-35. 2004
  9. pmc A randomized controlled trial of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV medication adherence and substance abuse relapse prevention
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:227-34. 2010
  10. pmc Therapist adherence in brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abusers
    Michael S Robbins
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:43-53. 2011

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Equivalence of family functioning and externalizing behaviors in adolescent substance users of different race/ethnicity
    Daniel J Feaster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S113-24. 2010
    ..This possibility highlights the importance of considering differing baseline characteristics of subgroups prior to assessing differential treatment effectiveness to prevent confounding...
  2. pmc Modeling site effects in the design and analysis of multi-site trials
    Daniel J Feaster
    Biostatistics Division, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 37:383-91. 2011
    ..The statistical choices for modeling these effects have implications for both trial planning and interpretation of findings...
  3. pmc Multilevel models to identify contextual effects on individual group member outcomes: a family example
    Daniel Feaster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1120 NW 14th St 1059, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 50:167-83. 2011
    ..Example data include measures of hassles and coping adequacy of inner city, poor, African American new mothers, and their family members...
  4. ncbi request reprint Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV+ African-American women and drug abuse relapse
    Daniel J Feaster
    Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 49:204-19. 2010
    ..Whereas SET did not specifically address substance abuse, SET indirectly protected at-risk women from relapse through reductions in family hassles...
  5. doi request reprint The efficacy of structural ecosystems therapy with drug-abusing/dependent African American and Hispanic American adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:51-61. 2008
    ..However, these improvements were limited to Hispanic adolescents. The study demonstrates the importance of investigating changes in adolescent drug use as a result of treatment condition across more than 1 racial/ethnic group...
  6. pmc Malaise, motivation and motherhood: predictors of engagement in behavioral interventions from a randomized controlled trial for HIV+ women in drug abuse recovery
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research El Centro, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, 5030 Brunson Drive, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:396-406. 2011
    ..05) were associated with engagement across the two interventions. Results from this study can be used to inform outreach and engagement approaches for women dually affected by drug abuse and HIV/AIDS...
  7. pmc Family mechanisms of structural ecosystems therapy for HIV-seropositive women in drug recovery
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research El Centro, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Health Psychol 31:591-600. 2012
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  8. pmc Religious involvement, coping, social support, and psychological distress in HIV-seropositive African American mothers
    Guillermo Prado
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:221-35. 2004
    ....
  9. pmc A randomized controlled trial of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV medication adherence and substance abuse relapse prevention
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:227-34. 2010
    ..Substance abuse in women with HIV/AIDS overshadows other priorities, including health care. Substance abuse may cause women to avoid health care systems and not adhere to their medication regimen...
  10. pmc Therapist adherence in brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abusers
    Michael S Robbins
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:43-53. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of risk-reduction counseling with rapid HIV testing on risk of acquiring sexually transmitted infections: the AWARE randomized clinical trial
    Lisa R Metsch
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York2Department of Public Health Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida
    JAMA 310:1701-10. 2013
    ..A major issue for testing scale-up efforts is the effectiveness of HIV risk-reduction counseling, which has historically been an integral part of the HIV testing process...
  12. ncbi request reprint Familias Unidas: the efficacy of an intervention to promote parental investment in Hispanic immigrant families
    Hilda Pantin
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Prev Sci 4:189-201. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that Familias Unidas is efficacious in promoting protection and reducing risk for adolescent problem behaviors in poor immigrant Hispanic families...
  13. pmc Examining family networks of HIV+ women in drug recovery: challenges and opportunities
    Victoria B Mitrani
    School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33126, USA
    Fam Syst Health 27:267-83. 2009
    ..We conclude with methodological implications for future family based clinical research with HIV+ adults...
  14. pmc The efficacy of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV medication adherence with African American women
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:51-9. 2010
    ..Family hassles were also significantly reduced by SET, though the effect of SET on medication adherence did not appear related to this change in family hassles...
  15. pmc Structural ecosystems therapy for HIV-seropositive African American women: effects on psychological distress, family hassles, and family support
    Jose Szapocznik
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:288-303. 2004
    ..Implications for further intervention development are discussed...
  16. pmc The role of family functioning in the stress process of dementia caregivers: a structural family framework
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1425 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Gerontologist 46:97-105. 2006
    ..We theorized family functioning to partially mediate the relationship between objective burden and distress and to significantly account for the prediction of distress beyond well-recognized predictors...
  17. ncbi request reprint A multilevel mediation model of stress and coping for women with HIV and their families
    Ahnalee M Brincks
    Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, 1425 NW 10 Ave, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 49:517-29. 2010
    ....
  18. pmc Do therapist cultural characteristics influence the outcome of substance abuse treatment for Spanish-speaking adults?
    Lourdes Suarez-Morales
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Center for Family Studies, 1425 NW 10 Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:199-205. 2010
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of the results of the main effectiveness trial and of psychotherapy research with ethnic minority populations, in particular Hispanic minorities...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reductions in anxiety and depression symptoms in youth receiving substance use treatment
    Viviana E Horigian
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Family Studies, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Addict 22:329-37. 2013
    ..This paper examines the prevalence and reductions of anxiety and depression symptoms among youth receiving substance use treatment...
  20. pmc Brief strategic family therapy versus treatment as usual: results of a multisite randomized trial for substance using adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:713-27. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of brief strategic family therapy (BSFT; an evidence-based family therapy) compared to treatment as usual (TAU) as provided in community-based adolescent outpatient drug abuse programs...
  21. pmc Statistical issues in multisite effectiveness trials: the case of brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abuse treatment
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, USA
    Clin Trials 1:428-39. 2004
    ..Details of these effects and their implications for the statistical design are presented...
  22. pmc HIV medical providers' perceptions of the use of antiretroviral therapy as nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis in 2 major metropolitan areas
    Allan E Rodriguez
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University, Washington, D C Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida District of Columbia Department of Health, HIV AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Administration, Washington, D C and Miami Dade County Health Department, Office of HIV AIDS Services, Miami, Florida
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:S68-79. 2013
    ....
  23. pmc Implementing rapid HIV testing with or without risk-reduction counseling in drug treatment centers: results of a randomized trial
    Lisa R Metsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1160-7. 2012
    ..We examined the effectiveness of risk reduction counseling and the role of on-site HIV testing in drug treatment...
  24. pmc Medical advice and diabetes self-management reported by Mexican-American, Black- and White-non-Hispanic adults across the United States
    Joan A Vaccaro
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:185. 2012
    ..Moreover, we sought to establish whether or not race/ethnicity was a modifier for reported medical advice received and diabetes self-management behaviors...
  25. pmc Factors related to loss of child custody in HIV+ women in drug abuse recovery
    Victoria B Mitrani
    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33126, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:320-4. 2009
    ..Mothers who are dually-diagnosed with HIV/ AIDS and drug abuse are particularly burdened and vulnerable to loss of child custody...
  26. pmc Adapting the structural family systems rating to assess the patterns of interaction in families of dementia caregivers
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1425 N W 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Gerontologist 45:445-55. 2005
    ..This article presents the development of the SFSR-Dementia Caregiver adaptation (SFSR-DC) and examines relationships between specific family-interaction patterns and caregiver distress...
  27. doi request reprint The influence of health locus of control on the patient-provider relationship
    Ahnalee M Brincks
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Psychol Health Med 15:720-8. 2010
    ..Powerful others HLOC demonstrated a positive relationship with trust in physician and chance HLOC had a negative relationship with trust in physician. HIV moderated both of these relationships...
  28. ncbi request reprint The impact of family functioning on family racial socialization processes
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 13:313-20. 2007
    ..Research and clinical implications are discussed...
  29. pmc Brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abusers: a multi-site effectiveness study
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:269-78. 2009
    ..This paper describes the following aspects of the study: specific aims, research design and study organization, assessment of primary and secondary outcomes, study treatments, data analysis plan, and data monitoring and safety reporting...
  30. pmc Structural Ecosystems Therapy for recovering HIV-positive women: child, mother, and parenting outcomes
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research El Centro, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, Coral Gables, FL 33126, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:746-55. 2010
    ..An adaptation of SET specifically for families with children could further enhance benefits and improve acceptability and cost-effectiveness...
  31. pmc Relational factors and family treatment engagement among low-income, HIV-positive African American mothers
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, USA
    Fam Process 42:31-45. 2003
    ..003) and mother's desire for involvement with family (p < .018) were differentially related to family treatment engagement in low- versus high-support families. Implications for clinical practice and future research are discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health status, sexual and drug risk, and psychosocial factors relevant to postrelease planning for HIV+ prisoners
    Daniel J Feaster
    1Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Correct Health Care 19:278-92. 2013
    ..Postrelease planning should include support for improving HIV medication adherence as well as reducing both sexual and injection drug-related transmission risk for these individuals. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in comorbidity among substance-abusing adolescents referred to outpatient therapy
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:394-401. 2002
    ..To examine differences in psychiatric comorbidity between African-American and Hispanic substance-abusing adolescents referred for outpatient therapy...