James McKay

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Enhanced continuing care provided in parallel to intensive outpatient treatment does not improve outcomes for patients with cocaine dependence
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:642-51. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Is there a case for extended interventions for alcohol and drug use disorders?
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania and Treatment Research Institute, PA 19104, USA
    Addiction 100:1594-610. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Conceptual, methodological, and analytical issues in the study of relapse
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:109-27. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Continuing care in the treatment of addictive disorders
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Center, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 8:355-62. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from psychotherapy research
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Center, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:48s-54s. 2007
  6. pmc Continuing care research: what we have learned and where we are going
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Institute, Philadelphia VAMC, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:131-45. 2009
  7. pmc Randomized trial of continuing care enhancements for cocaine-dependent patients following initial engagement
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:111-20. 2010
  8. pmc A randomized trial of extended telephone-based continuing care for alcohol dependence: within-treatment substance use outcomes
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:912-23. 2010
  9. pmc Extended telephone-based continuing care for alcohol dependence: 24-month outcomes and subgroup analyses
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Addiction 106:1760-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of alcohol and crack cocaine use outcomes over a 3-year follow-up in treatment seekers
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:S73-82. 2005

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc Enhanced continuing care provided in parallel to intensive outpatient treatment does not improve outcomes for patients with cocaine dependence
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:642-51. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Is there a case for extended interventions for alcohol and drug use disorders?
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania and Treatment Research Institute, PA 19104, USA
    Addiction 100:1594-610. 2005
    ..To determine whether there is evidence to support the implementation of extended interventions (i.e. longer than 6 months) for individuals with alcohol or other drug use disorders...
  3. ncbi request reprint Conceptual, methodological, and analytical issues in the study of relapse
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:109-27. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, important methodological advances have been and continue to be made in the study of relapse, and our knowledge about the nature and process of relapse has increased considerably over the past 10 years...
  4. ncbi request reprint Continuing care in the treatment of addictive disorders
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Center, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 8:355-62. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from psychotherapy research
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Center, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:48s-54s. 2007
    ..This suggests that new approaches are needed to study the process of change in behavioral treatments for addiction...
  6. pmc Continuing care research: what we have learned and where we are going
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Institute, Philadelphia VAMC, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:131-45. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Randomized trial of continuing care enhancements for cocaine-dependent patients following initial engagement
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:111-20. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc A randomized trial of extended telephone-based continuing care for alcohol dependence: within-treatment substance use outcomes
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:912-23. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Extended telephone-based continuing care for alcohol dependence: 24-month outcomes and subgroup analyses
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Addiction 106:1760-9. 2011
    ..To determine whether 18 months of telephone continuing care improves 24-month outcomes for patients with alcohol dependence. Subgroup analyses were performed to identify patients who would benefit most from continuing care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of alcohol and crack cocaine use outcomes over a 3-year follow-up in treatment seekers
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:S73-82. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of full vs. partial continuum of care in the treatment of publicly funded substance abusers in Washington State
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:307-38. 2002
    ..Matching effects were not obtained with medical or psychiatric severity, or readiness to change...
  12. ncbi request reprint An examination of potential sex and race effects in a study of continuing care for alcohol- and cocaine-dependent patients
    James R McKay
    Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6178, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1321-3. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of telephone-based continuing care for alcohol and cocaine dependence: 24-month outcomes
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:199-207. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of telephone-based continuing care in the clinical management of alcohol and cocaine use disorders: 12-month outcomes
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Center, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:967-79. 2004
    ..However, in participants with alcohol dependence only (n = 91), TEL produced better alcohol use outcomes than STND on all measures examined and better outcomes than RP on some of the measures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Do patient characteristics and initial progress in treatment moderate the effectiveness of telephone-based continuing care for substance use disorders?
    James R McKay
    University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Addiction 100:216-26. 2005
    ..To determine whether substance use severity, psychiatric severity, social support, self-help attendance or motivation moderated substance use outcomes in a telephone-based continuing care intervention...
  16. pmc Extending residential care through telephone counseling: initial results from the Betty Ford Center Focused Continuing Care protocol
    John S Cacciola
    Treatment Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19106, United States
    Addict Behav 33:1208-16. 2008
    ..FCC appears to be a feasible therapeutic option. Efforts to revise FCC to enhance its clinical and administrative value are described...
  17. pmc Moderators of response to telephone continuing care for alcoholism
    Kevin G Lynch
    Universityof Pennsylvania, 3440 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:788-800. 2010
    ..Continuing care was predicted to be more effective for patients with severe substance-use histories, poor initial response to treatment, and other risk factors for relapse...
  18. pmc Voucher incentives increase treatment participation in telephone-based continuing care for cocaine dependence
    Deborah H A Van Horn
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry, Center on the Continuum of Care in the Addictions, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:225-8. 2011
    ..We compared treatment utilization rates among cocaine-dependent patients enrolled in telephone continuing care with and without voucher incentives to determine whether incentives increase participation in telephone-based care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relation of depression diagnoses to 2-year outcomes in cocaine-dependent patients in a randomized continuing care study
    James R McKay
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:225-35. 2002
    ..The best alcohol outcomes were obtained in nondepressed patients who received RP. The results suggest that extended continuing care treatment may be warranted for cocaine-dependent patients with co-occurring depressive disorders...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reconsidering the evaluation of addiction treatment: from retrospective follow-up to concurrent recovery monitoring
    A Thomas McLellan
    Treatment Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Addiction 100:447-58. 2005
    ..We refer to this paradigm as 'concurrent recovery monitoring' and discuss its potential for producing more timely, efficient, clinically relevant and accountable evaluations...
  21. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder and other psychopathology in substance abusing patients
    John S Cacciola
    The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Studies of Addiction, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:27-33. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that it is not PTSD per se, but the frequent co-occurrence of PTSD and other psychopathology that largely accounts for previously reported greater problem severity of SUD patients with PTSD...
  22. ncbi request reprint One-year outcomes from the CASAWORKS for Families intervention for substance-abusing women on welfare
    A Thomas McLellan
    Treatment Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Eval Rev 27:656-80. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a multiservice intervention designed to move substance-abusing women on welfare to sobriety and self-sufficiency by addressing their substance abuse, domestic violence, employment, and basic needs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the paradigms that inform behavioral treatment research for substance use disorders
    Jon Morgenstern
    Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, NY, USA
    Addiction 102:1377-89. 2007
    ..The paper identifies several testable assumptions of the psychotherapy technology model...
  24. pmc Intervention taxonomy (ITAX): describing essential features of interventions
    Richard Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:811-21. 2010
    ..To identify key features of interventions that need to be considered in the design, execution, and reporting of interventions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Treatment services received in the CASAWORKS for Families program
    James R McKay
    Treatment Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Eval Rev 27:629-55. 2003
    ..Longer retention was associated with better alcohol use outcomes but was unrelated to employment or drug use outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Counselor incentives to improve client retention in an outpatient substance abuse aftercare program
    Donald S Shepard
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Heller School, MS 035, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:629-35. 2006
    ..1, P<.01). These findings suggest that counselor incentives are an effective strategy to improve client retention in substance abuse treatment...
  27. pmc Cost and cost-effectiveness of the COMBINE study in alcohol-dependent patients
    Gary A Zarkin
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1214-21. 2008
    ..The costs and cost-effectiveness of these combinations are unknown and of interest to clinicians and policy makers...
  28. pmc Mediators of telephone-based continuing care for alcohol and cocaine dependence
    Janell Lynn Mensinger
    Clinical Research Unit, Reading Hospital and Medical Center, Reading, PA 19612 6052, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:775-84. 2007
    ..These results are consistent with a model in which treatment effects are first accounted for by changes in behavior, followed by changes in self-efficacy and in commitment to abstinence...
  29. ncbi request reprint Long-term posttreatment functioning among those treated for alcohol use disorders
    Patrick R Clifford
    School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:311-9. 2006
    ..James R. McKay, PhD, examined the relationship between treatment services received and problem severities across a 2-year follow-up period. J. Scott Tonigan, PhD, served as the panel discussant...
  30. ncbi request reprint Studying treatments and outcomes over time in substance abusers: Persistent Effects of Treatment Studies (PETS)
    Garrett E Moran
    Westat, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:S1-2. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Co-occurring substance dependence and depression: practical implications and next questions
    James R McKay
    Addiction 100:1755-7. 2005
  32. pmc Developing adaptive treatment strategies in substance abuse research
    Susan A Murphy
    University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:S24-30. 2007
    ..Simple analyses that can be used with the SMART design are described. Furthermore, the SMART design is compared with standard experimental designs...

Research Grants25

  1. AFTERCARE FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The cost-effectiveness and benefit cost of each of the enhanced interventions will also be determined, through a collaboration with Dr. Michael French. ..
  2. Effectiveness of Extended Telephone Monitoring
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Economic analyses will determine the cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost of TMC and TMF relative to TAU, andto ach other. ..
  3. Effectiveness of extended treatments for drug dependence
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Other analyses will test mediation hypotheses, examine potential moderator effects, and test the impact of disease management on HIV risk behaviors. ..
  4. Effectiveness of extended treatments for drug dependence
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Other analyses will test mediation hypotheses, examine potential moderator effects, and test the impact of disease management on HIV risk behaviors. ..
  5. Effectiveness of extended treatments for drug dependence
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed supplement will determine whether a 12 month version of this continuing care protocol can be used effectively in disadvantaged cocaine dependent individuals seeking treatment in publicly funded, inner-city programs. ..
  6. Effectiveness of Extended Telephone Monitoring
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Economic analyses will determine the cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost of TMC and TMF relative to TAU, andto ach other. ..
  7. Effectiveness and Costs of Enhanced Cocaine Treatments
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..voucher reinforcement. Additional analyses will identify predictors of response to the TAU+V and TAU+S conditions, and test predictions regarding possible mechanisms of action. ..
  8. AFTERCARE FOR COCAINE PATIENTS--EFFECTIVENESS AND COSTS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..However, it is expected that MIN aftercare will be cost-effective for low problem severity ("good prognosis") patients, whereas IND aftercare will be cost-effective for high problem severity ("poor prognosis") patients. ..
  9. Effectiveness of extended treatments for drug dependence
    James R McKay; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Other analyses will test mediation hypotheses, examine potential moderator effects, and test the impact of disease management on HIV risk behaviors. ..