W Alex Mason

Summary

Affiliation: Boys Town National Research Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Gender Moderation of the Intergenerational Transmission and Stability of Depressive Symptoms from Early Adolescence to Early Adulthood
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE, 68135, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 46:248-260. 2017
  2. pmc Parent and peer pathways linking childhood experiences of abuse with marijuana use in adolescence and adulthood
    W Alex Mason
    Boys Town National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 66:70-75. 2017
  3. pmc Cumulative contextual risk at birth in relation to adolescent substance use, conduct problems, and risky sex: General and specific predictive associations in a Finnish birth cohort
    W Alex Mason
    Boys Town National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 58:161-6. 2016
  4. pmc A framework for testing and promoting expanded dissemination of promising preventive interventions that are being implemented in community settings
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE, 68010, USA
    Prev Sci 15:674-83. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Comorbid alcohol and cannabis use disorders among high-risk youth at intake into residential care
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, Omaha, NE 68010, USA
    J Adolesc Health 53:350-5. 2013
  6. pmc Growth in adolescent delinquency and alcohol use in relation to young adult crime, alcohol use disorders, and risky sex: a comparison of youth from low- versus middle-income backgrounds
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1377-85. 2010
  7. pmc Sequence of alcohol involvement from early onset to young adult alcohol abuse: differential predictors and moderation by family-focused preventive intervention
    W Alex Mason
    Boys Town National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA
    Addiction 107:2137-48. 2012
  8. pmc Parent Training to Reduce Problem Behaviors over the Transition to High School: Tests of Indirect Effects through Improved Emotion Regulation Skills
    W Alex Mason
    Boys Town National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE, USA, 68010
    Child Youth Serv Rev 61:176-183. 2016
  9. pmc Early age alcohol use and later alcohol problems in adolescents: individual and peer mediators in a bi-national study
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:625-33. 2011
  10. pmc Longitudinal associations of alcohol involvement with subjective well-being in adolescence and prediction to alcohol problems in early adulthood
    W Alex Mason
    Boys Town National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 40:1215-24. 2011

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Gender Moderation of the Intergenerational Transmission and Stability of Depressive Symptoms from Early Adolescence to Early Adulthood
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE, 68135, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 46:248-260. 2017
    ..Paternal depressive symptoms predicted increased late adolescent depressive symptoms for all youth. The findings suggest the need for early, tailored interventions...
  2. pmc Parent and peer pathways linking childhood experiences of abuse with marijuana use in adolescence and adulthood
    W Alex Mason
    Boys Town National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 66:70-75. 2017
    ..This study examined hypothesized parent and peer pathways linking preschool abuse and sexual abuse with adolescent and adult marijuana use...
  3. pmc Cumulative contextual risk at birth in relation to adolescent substance use, conduct problems, and risky sex: General and specific predictive associations in a Finnish birth cohort
    W Alex Mason
    Boys Town National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 58:161-6. 2016
    ....
  4. pmc A framework for testing and promoting expanded dissemination of promising preventive interventions that are being implemented in community settings
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE, 68010, USA
    Prev Sci 15:674-83. 2014
    ..Challenges, such as responding to negative and null results, and opportunities inherent in the framework are discussed. ..
  5. doi request reprint Comorbid alcohol and cannabis use disorders among high-risk youth at intake into residential care
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, Omaha, NE 68010, USA
    J Adolesc Health 53:350-5. 2013
    ..This study tested individual, family, peer, school, and community variables as common versus specific correlates of singular and comorbid AUDs and CUDs among high-risk youth...
  6. pmc Growth in adolescent delinquency and alcohol use in relation to young adult crime, alcohol use disorders, and risky sex: a comparison of youth from low- versus middle-income backgrounds
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1377-85. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Sequence of alcohol involvement from early onset to young adult alcohol abuse: differential predictors and moderation by family-focused preventive intervention
    W Alex Mason
    Boys Town National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA
    Addiction 107:2137-48. 2012
    ..It also examines whether family-focused preventive interventions buffer predictive relationships...
  8. pmc Parent Training to Reduce Problem Behaviors over the Transition to High School: Tests of Indirect Effects through Improved Emotion Regulation Skills
    W Alex Mason
    Boys Town National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE, USA, 68010
    Child Youth Serv Rev 61:176-183. 2016
    ....
  9. pmc Early age alcohol use and later alcohol problems in adolescents: individual and peer mediators in a bi-national study
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:625-33. 2011
    ..Self-regulation was an important influence, supporting the need to further investigate the developmental contribution of neurobehavioral disinhibition...
  10. pmc Longitudinal associations of alcohol involvement with subjective well-being in adolescence and prediction to alcohol problems in early adulthood
    W Alex Mason
    Boys Town National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 40:1215-24. 2011
    ..Results help to further elucidate both the negative and positive correlates of underage drinking, and support the value of delaying alcohol initiation...
  11. pmc Thrill seeking and religiosity in relation to adolescent substance use: tests of joint, interactive, and indirect influences
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, Nebraska 68010, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:683-96. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that teens who are elevated on thrill seeking could be targeted for specially designed substance use prevention programs and provide additional evidence for the efficacy of family interventions...
  12. pmc Gender moderation and social developmental mediation of the effect of a family-focused substance use preventive intervention on young adult alcohol abuse
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA
    Addict Behav 34:599-605. 2009
    ..The rate of alcohol abuse among PDFY group men was not significantly different from that of control group men. Findings have implications for reducing the public health burden of alcohol abuse among young women...
  13. pmc Longitudinal relations among negative affect, substance use, and peer deviance during the transition from middle to late adolescence
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute, Boys Town, 14100 Crawford Street, Omaha, NE 68010, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1142-59. 2009
    ..Consistent with the self-medication hypothesis, negative affect statistically predicted increased substance use over time. Implications for theory and prevention are discussed and the study's limitations are noted...
  14. pmc The path from childhood behavioural disorders to felony offending: Investigating the role of adolescent drinking, peer marginalisation and school failure
    Jukka Savolainen
    School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 321 Nebraska Hall, Lincoln, NE, 68588 0561, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 25:375-88. 2015
    ..Also, it is not clear if attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is predictive of crime in the absence of comorbid disruptive behaviour disorder (DBD)...
  15. pmc Prevalence of marijuana and other substance use before and after Washington State's change from legal medical marijuana to legal medical and nonmedical marijuana: Cohort comparisons in a sample of adolescents
    W Alex Mason
    a National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, Boys Town, Nebraska, USA
    Subst Abus 37:330-5. 2016
    ..We capitalize on an ongoing study to explore the prevalence of marijuana and other substance use in 2 cohorts of adolescents who experienced the nonmedical marijuana law change in Washington State at different ages...
  16. pmc Family Intervention to Prevent Depression and Substance Use Among Adolescents of Depressed Parents
    W Alex Mason
    National Research Institute for Child and Family Studies, Boys Town, NE 68010, USA
    J Child Fam Stud 21:891-905. 2012
    ..Next steps for this program of research are discussed...