John M Majer

Summary

Affiliation: DePaul University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social support and self-efficacy for abstinence: is peer identification an issue?
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:209-15. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Is self-mastery always a helpful resource? Coping wiith paradoxical findings in relation to optimism and abstinence self-efficacy
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:385-99. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Optimism, abstinence self-efficacy, and self-mastery: a comparative analysis of cognitive resources
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Assessment 11:57-63. 2004
  4. pmc A longitudinal analysis of psychiatric severity upon outcomes among substance abusers residing in self-help settings
    John M Majer
    Department of Social Sciences, Richard J Daley College, 7500 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60652, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 42:145-53. 2008
  5. pmc Categorical 12-step involvement and continuous abstinence at 2 years
    John M Majer
    Social Sciences Department, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:46-51. 2013
  6. pmc An examination of main and interactive effects of substance abuse recovery housing on multiple indicators of adjustment
    Leonard A Jason
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Addiction 102:1114-21. 2007
  7. pmc 12-Step involvement among a U.S. national sample of Oxford House residents
    John M Majer
    Social Sciences Department, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:37-44. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity among Oxford House residents: a preliminary outcome study
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Addict Behav 27:837-45. 2002
  9. pmc Suicide Attempts and Personal Need for Structure Among Ex-Offenders
    John M Majer
    Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol . 2015
  10. ncbi request reprint An Examination of Women Ex-Offenders With Methadone Histories
    John M Majer
    Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol . 2015

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Social support and self-efficacy for abstinence: is peer identification an issue?
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:209-15. 2002
    ..Results of this study have important treatment implications for our understanding of social support and self-efficacy within ongoing recovery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is self-mastery always a helpful resource? Coping wiith paradoxical findings in relation to optimism and abstinence self-efficacy
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:385-99. 2003
    ..Overall, findings suggest that optimism and abstinence self-efficacy are effective personal resources for recovering substance abusers in 12-step programs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Optimism, abstinence self-efficacy, and self-mastery: a comparative analysis of cognitive resources
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Assessment 11:57-63. 2004
    ..Overall, findings suggest that cognitive resources facilitate substance abusers' recovery and that the Oxford House model might provide high levels of support in their ongoing abstinence...
  4. pmc A longitudinal analysis of psychiatric severity upon outcomes among substance abusers residing in self-help settings
    John M Majer
    Department of Social Sciences, Richard J Daley College, 7500 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60652, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 42:145-53. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that a high level of psychiatric severity is not an impediment to residing in self-run, self-help settings such as Oxford House among persons with psychiatric comorbid substance use disorders...
  5. pmc Categorical 12-step involvement and continuous abstinence at 2 years
    John M Majer
    Social Sciences Department, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:46-51. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc An examination of main and interactive effects of substance abuse recovery housing on multiple indicators of adjustment
    Leonard A Jason
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Addiction 102:1114-21. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of community-based supports in promoting abstinence from substance use and related problems...
  7. pmc 12-Step involvement among a U.S. national sample of Oxford House residents
    John M Majer
    Social Sciences Department, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:37-44. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that categorical involvement in a number of 12-step activities equip persons with substance use disorders with resources for ongoing recovery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity among Oxford House residents: a preliminary outcome study
    John M Majer
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Addict Behav 27:837-45. 2002
    ..Implications of this study suggest that substance abusers with psychiatric comorbidity are heterogeneous groups that benefit from living in an Oxford House...
  9. pmc Suicide Attempts and Personal Need for Structure Among Ex-Offenders
    John M Majer
    Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol . 2015
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint An Examination of Women Ex-Offenders With Methadone Histories
    John M Majer
    Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol . 2015
    ..Findings suggest that methadone maintenance treatments are not sufficient in meeting the needs of women ex-offenders...
  11. pmc Social Influences on Abstinence Self-Efficacy among Justice-Involved Persons
    John M Majer
    Psychology, Social Science Department, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Soc Work Pract Addict 16:252-265. 2016
    ..Findings suggest social support for alcohol/drug use compromises abstinence social support, particularly among justice involved persons who are early in their recovery from substance use disorders...
  12. pmc Recovery resources and psychiatric severity among persons with substance use disorders
    John M Majer
    Social Sciences Department, Harry S Truman College, 1145 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL, 60640, USA
    Community Ment Health J 51:437-44. 2015
    ..Findings suggest that persons with psychiatric comorbid substance use disorders exit alcohol/drug treatment with lower levels of abstinence self-efficacy compared to their substance use disorder peers. ..
  13. pmc Psychiatric severity and HIV-risk sexual behaviors among persons with substance use disorders
    John M Majer
    a Social Sciences Department, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Dual Diagn 11:3-11. 2015
    ..This study utilized a more global and dimensional aspect of psychiatric issues (problem severity) to examine the relationship with HIV-risk sexual behaviors and substance use among persons with substance use disorders...
  14. pmc Predictors of HIV-risk sexual behavior: examining lifetime sexual and physical abuse histories in relation to substance use and psychiatric problem severity among ex-offenders
    John M Majer
    John M Majer, PhD, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 20:138-46. 2014
    ..However, there is a dearth of literature that has critically examined abuse histories and HIV-risk sexual behavior in relation to these other variables...