GORDON ALAN MARLATT

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Spirituality, mindfulness and substance abuse
    Janis Leigh
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Box 351525, Seattle WA 98195 1525, United States
    Addict Behav 30:1335-41. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Why and how do substance abuse treatments work? Investigating mediated change
    Katie Witkiewitz
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, 1107 NE 45th St, Suite 120 Box 354805, Seattle, WA 98105 4631, USA
    Addiction 103:649-50. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Integrating contingency management with relapse prevention skills: comment on Silverman et al. (2001)
    G A Marlatt
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 1526, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 9:33-4; discussion 35-9. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Journeys of the Circle: a culturally congruent life skills intervention for adolescent Indian drinking
    G Alan Marlatt
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1327-9. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Do animal models provide a valid analogue for human drug lapse and relapse? Comment on Leri and Stewart (2002)
    G Alan Marlatt
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:359-60; discussion 364-6. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Meditation and alcohol use
    G Alan Marlatt
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    South Med J 100:451-3. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Harm reduction approaches to alcohol use: health promotion, prevention, and treatment
    G Alan Marlatt
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Addict Behav 27:867-86. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Update on harm-reduction policy and intervention research
    G Alan Marlatt
    The Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 1629, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 6:591-606. 2010
  9. pmc Nonnormality and divergence in posttreatment alcohol use: reexamining the Project MATCH data "another way."
    Katie Witkiewitz
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:378-94. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Validity of the CRAFFT in American-Indian and Alaska-Native adolescents: screening for drug and alcohol risk
    Lillian Huang Cummins
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:727-32. 2003

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Spirituality, mindfulness and substance abuse
    Janis Leigh
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Box 351525, Seattle WA 98195 1525, United States
    Addict Behav 30:1335-41. 2005
    ..Thus, spirituality may be related to decreased substance use. In contrast, a positive relationship between mindfulness and smoking/frequent binge-drinking behavior was uncovered, and warrants further investigation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Why and how do substance abuse treatments work? Investigating mediated change
    Katie Witkiewitz
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, 1107 NE 45th St, Suite 120 Box 354805, Seattle, WA 98105 4631, USA
    Addiction 103:649-50. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Integrating contingency management with relapse prevention skills: comment on Silverman et al. (2001)
    G A Marlatt
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 1526, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 9:33-4; discussion 35-9. 2001
    ..Recommendations are made to enhance maintenance of abstinence by providing coping-skill training for relapse prevention as an addition to the contingency management approach...
  4. ncbi request reprint Journeys of the Circle: a culturally congruent life skills intervention for adolescent Indian drinking
    G Alan Marlatt
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1327-9. 2003
    ..Past attempts to intervene in and reduce misuse of alcohol and other drugs have not had great success. The Journeys of the Circle Project utilized innovative programs with a strong emphasis on historic cultural traditions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do animal models provide a valid analogue for human drug lapse and relapse? Comment on Leri and Stewart (2002)
    G Alan Marlatt
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:359-60; discussion 364-6. 2002
    ..These results help bridge the gap between animal and human models of drug use and highlight the significance of both behavioral and environmental determinants of relapse...
  6. ncbi request reprint Meditation and alcohol use
    G Alan Marlatt
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    South Med J 100:451-3. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Harm reduction approaches to alcohol use: health promotion, prevention, and treatment
    G Alan Marlatt
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Addict Behav 27:867-86. 2002
    ..The limitations of harm reduction and recommendations for future research are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Update on harm-reduction policy and intervention research
    G Alan Marlatt
    The Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 1629, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 6:591-606. 2010
    ..The overall goal of this review is to present some of the most recent developments in the field of harm reduction...
  9. pmc Nonnormality and divergence in posttreatment alcohol use: reexamining the Project MATCH data "another way."
    Katie Witkiewitz
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:378-94. 2007
    ..These results highlight the dynamical nature of the relapse process and the importance of the use of methodologies that accommodate this complexity when evaluating treatment outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validity of the CRAFFT in American-Indian and Alaska-Native adolescents: screening for drug and alcohol risk
    Lillian Huang Cummins
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:727-32. 2003
    ..The CRAFFT has been shown to be a valid and reliable screen among general adolescent outpatient clinic samples...
  11. doi request reprint Health care and public service use and costs before and after provision of housing for chronically homeless persons with severe alcohol problems
    Mary E Larimer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    JAMA 301:1349-57. 2009
    ..Chronically homeless individuals with severe alcohol problems often have multiple medical and psychiatric problems and use costly health and criminal justice services at high rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk, resilience, and natural recovery: a model of recovery from alcohol abuse for Alaska Natives
    Gerald V Mohatt
    University of Alaska Fairbanks, Department of Psychology, Fairbanks, AK 99775 6480, USA
    Addiction 103:205-15. 2008
    ..The People Awakening (PA) study explored an Alaska Native (AN) understanding of the recovery process from alcohol abuse and consequent sobriety...
  13. pmc The role of thought suppression in the relationship between mindfulness meditation and alcohol use
    Sarah Bowen
    University of Washington, Department of Psychology, Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2324-8. 2007
    ..Those who participated in the course reported significant decreases in avoidance of thoughts when compared to controls. The decrease in avoidance partially mediated effects of the course on post-release alcohol use and consequences...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mindfulness meditation and substance use in an incarcerated population
    Sarah Bowen
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:343-7. 2006
    ..VM participants showed decreases in alcohol-related problems and psychiatric symptoms as well as increases in positive psychosocial outcomes. The utility of mindfulness-based treatments for substance use is discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Emphasis on interpersonal factors in a dynamic model of relapse
    Katie Witkiewitz
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am Psychol 60:341-2. 2005
  16. pmc Modeling the complexity of post-treatment drinking: it's a rocky road to relapse
    Katie Witkiewitz
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Box 351525, Seattle, Washington 98103, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 27:724-38. 2007
    ..The implications of these analyses for the treatment of alcohol use disorders, as well as a discussion of future research incorporating nonlinear dynamical systems theory is provided...
  17. pmc The mindfulness-based relapse prevention adherence and competence scale: development, interrater reliability, and validity
    Neharika Chawla
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Psychother Res 20:388-97. 2010
    ..Finally, overall ratings on the Adherence section were positively related to changes in mindfulness over the course of the treatment...
  18. pmc Mutual mistrust in the medical care of drug users: the keys to the "narc" cabinet
    Joseph O Merrill
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:327-33. 2002
    ..To better understand the often difficult relationships between illicit drug-using patients and their physicians, we sought to identify major issues that emerge during their interactions in a teaching hospital...
  19. ncbi request reprint The changing influences of self-worth and peer deviance on drinking problems in urban American Indian adolescents
    Sandra M Radin
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 1525, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:161-70. 2006
    ..Possible explanations for and implications of these findings are discussed in terms of developmental changes during adolescence...
  20. doi request reprint The virtuous drinker: character virtues as correlates and moderators of college student drinking and consequences
    Diane E Logan
    Department of Psychology, Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98556, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:317-24. 2010
    ..Each of the virtues of wisdom, courage, humanity, justice, temperance, and transcendence were examined as protective factors and moderators of drinking consequences...
  21. doi request reprint The comorbidity of substance use disorders and eating disorders in women: prevalence, etiology, and treatment
    Erin N Harrop
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1629, USA
    Addict Behav 35:392-8. 2010
    ..Though comorbidity rates are high, little research has been done concerning treatment. Given the high prevalence rates of these comorbid disorders, a specific treatment needs to be developed that targets both disorders simultaneously...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preventing substance abuse in American Indian and Alaska native youth: promising strategies for healthier communities
    Elizabeth H Hawkins
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:304-23. 2004
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  23. ncbi request reprint Relapse prevention for alcohol and drug problems: that was Zen, this is Tao
    Katie Witkiewitz
    Addiction Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98103, US
    Am Psychol 59:224-35. 2004
    ..Empirical support for this reconceptualization of relapse, the future of relapse prevention, and the limitations of the new model are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Treating addictive behaviors in the employee assistance program: implications for brief interventions
    Karen K Chan
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1883-7. 2004
    ..These results suggest that EAPs may be well suited for implementation of brief interventions (BIs) that have been empirically supported in other contexts...
  25. doi request reprint Drinking without thinking: an implicit measure of alcohol motivation predicts failure to control alcohol use
    Brian D Ostafin
    Department of Psychology, North Dakota State University, P O Box 5075, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1210-9. 2008
    ..The results indicate that the IAT may have utility in predicting dyscontrolled alcohol use...
  26. doi request reprint Harm reduction therapy: a practice-friendly review of research
    Diane E Logan
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Box 351629, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Clin Psychol 66:201-14. 2010
    ..Harm reduction interventions provide additional tools for clinicians working with clients who, for whatever reason, may not be ready, willing, or able to pursue full abstinence as a goal...
  27. pmc Language-based measures of mindfulness: initial validity and clinical utility
    Susan E Collins
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:743-9. 2009
    ..If future studies replicate these findings, ML could be used in conjunction with self-report to provide a more complete picture of the mindfulness experience...
  28. ncbi request reprint Indicated prevention of problem gambling among college students
    Ruby Y Takushi
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gambl Stud 20:83-93. 2004
    ..Preliminary pilot data suggests the intervention shows promise in reducing high risk gambling among college students...
  29. ncbi request reprint Memory, executive cognitive function, and readiness to change drinking behavior
    Arthur W Blume
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, Room 224, El Paso, TX 79968 0553, USA
    Addict Behav 30:301-14. 2005
    ..The study findings indicate that explicit memory processes may have utility for predicting readiness to change drinking behavior...
  30. ncbi request reprint Family and peer interventions for adults: past approaches and future directions
    Anne C Fernandez
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 1525, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:207-13. 2006
    ..The effectiveness and appropriateness of these approaches in different situations are discussed. In addition, areas in need of further study are pointed out...
  31. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of alcohol measures: is there a difference between internet-based assessment and traditional methods?
    Elizabeth T Miller
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:56-63. 2002
    ..This cost-efficient alternative has the advantage of minimizing data collection and entry errors while increasing survey accessibility...
  32. pmc Beliefs about drinking behavior predict drinking consequences
    Arthur W Blume
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79968 0553, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:395-9. 2003
    ..Correcting errant assumptions about alcohol expectancies and strategies designed to increase self-efficacy may reduce harmful drinking consequences even if a client is unwilling to reduce consumption...
  33. doi request reprint The role of executive cognitive functions in changing substance use: what we know and what we need to know
    Arthur W Blume
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28823 0001, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:117-25. 2009
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  34. doi request reprint Testing the incentive-sensitization theory with at-risk drinkers: wanting, liking, and alcohol consumption
    Brian D Ostafin
    Department of Psychology, Department 2765, North Dakota State University, P O Box 6050, Fargo, North Dakota 58108 6050, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:157-62. 2010
    ..The results provide partial support for the incentive-sensitization theory...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relapse in alcohol- and drug-disordered adolescents with comorbid psychopathology: changes in psychiatric symptoms
    Denis M McCarthy
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:28-34. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that, for adolescents with both substance use and mental health disorders, psychiatric symptoms are 1 factor influencing posttreatment substance use...
  36. ncbi request reprint Recent drinking consequences, motivation to change, and changes in alcohol consumption over a three month period
    Arthur W Blume
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
    Addict Behav 31:331-8. 2006
    ..50, p<.001). Increased awareness of intrapersonal drinking related consequences may motivate change, whereas numbers of impulse control and interpersonal consequences may predict changes in drinking behavior over the short-term...
  37. ncbi request reprint New constructs and assessments for relapse and continued use potential in the ASAM Patient Placement Criteria
    David R Gastfriend
    Addiction Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Addict Dis 22:95-111. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Relapse prevention for sexual offenders: considerations for the "abstinence violation effect"
    Jennifer G Wheeler
    Sex Abuse 18:233-48. 2006
    ..In particular, these modifications fail to specify accurately the AVE's occurrence and influence in the offense cycle. In response to these limitations, we suggest future directions for AVE research in sexual offenders...
  39. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-related associative strength and drinking behaviours: concurrent and prospective relationships
    Adrian B Kelly
    School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:489-98. 2005
    ..The results point to the possibility that increasing awareness of implicit alcohol-related associations may have utility in interventions for young adults...
  40. ncbi request reprint Examining memory for heterosexual college students' sexual experiences using an electronic mail diary
    Maryanne Garry
    School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    Health Psychol 21:629-34. 2002
    ..The results have implications for both sexual health educators and for people who engage in high-risk sexual behaviors...
  41. doi request reprint The impact of adolescent tobacco-related associative memory on smoking trajectory: an application of negative binomial regression to highly skewed longitudinal data
    Adrian B Kelly
    School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane 4072, Australia
    Addict Behav 33:640-50. 2008
    ..The statistical method will be of use in future research on adolescent smoking, and for research on other behavioural distributions that are highly positively skewed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Health care workers and addiction
    Joseph O Merrill
    N Engl J Med 347:1044-5; author reply 1044-5. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint A brief intervention for at-risk drinking in an employee assistance program
    Karen Chan Osilla
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, California 90401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:14-20. 2008
    ..The current pilot study examined the preliminary efficacy of a brief intervention (BI) for at-risk drinking in an employee assistance program...

Research Grants8

  1. Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention
    G Marlatt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..MBRP incorporates specific alcohol and drug-focused cognitive therapy techniques with an additional emphasis on mindfulness skills, and builds upon the Investigator's prior work on meditation-based interventions. ..
  2. INTERVENTION FOR ADOLESCENT INDIAN DRINKING
    G Marlatt; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..115 outpatients and 80 continuing care patients will participate in each of the two treatment conditions. ..
  3. Innovative Approaches to Modeling Alcohol Relapse
    G Marlatt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The abundance of treatment outcome data for addictive behaviors makes the proposed research an important and cost-effective contribution to the advancement of our understanding of the relapse process. ..
  4. PREVENTION OF ALCOHOL PROBLEMS IN THE UNIVERSITY SETTING
    G Marlatt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Research training is currently supported by an NIAAA postdoctoral training grant awarded to the applicant, for which the applicant devotes a great deal of time to graduate and postdoctoral research training. ..
  5. Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention: Efficacy and Mechanisms
    G Marlatt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Further, the proposed research is designed to gain a better understanding of why these treatments work and for whom. ..
  6. Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention: Efficacy and Mechanisms
    GORDON ALAN MARLATT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Further, the proposed research is designed to gain a better understanding of why these treatments work and for whom. ..