Publications and Presentations

Books, Book Chapters, and Monographs

Karg, R.S, Wiens, A.N, & Blazei, R. (2013). Improving Diagnostic and Clinical Interviewing. In Koocher, G.P., J.C. Norcross, & S.S. Hill (Eds.), Psychologists’ Desk Reference (3rd ed., pp. 22-26). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Assessment Tools

First, M.B., Williams, J., Karg, R.S., & Spitzer, R. (in press). The Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5, Research Version (SCID-5-RV). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

First, M.B., Williams, J., Karg, R.S., & Spitzer, R. (in press). The Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5, Clinical Version (SCID-5-CV). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

First, M.B., Williams, J., Karg, R.S., & Spitzer, R. (in press). The Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5, Clinical Trials Version (SCID-5-CT). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

First, M.B., Williams, J., Karg, R.S., & Spitzer, R. (in press). The Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5 Personality Disorders (SCID-5-PD). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

First, M.B., Williams, J., Karg, R.S., & Spitzer, R. (in press). User’s Guide for the Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5 (SCID-5) Research Version. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

First, M.B., Williams, J., Karg, R.S., & Spitzer, R. (in press). User’s Guide for the Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5 (SCID-5) Clinical Version. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

First, M.B., Williams, J., Karg, R.S., & Spitzer, R. (in press). User’s Guide for the Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5 (SCID-5) Clinical Trials Version. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

First, M.B., Williams, J., Karg, R.S., & Spitzer, R. (in press). User’s Guide for the Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5 (SCID-5) Personality Disorders. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

Books, Book Chapters, and Monographs

Karg, R. S. (2007). Sustaining healthy escapes. In J. C. Norcross & J. D. Guy (Eds.), Leaving it at the office: A guide to psychotherapist self-care (pp. 131–152). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Karg, R. S., & Wiens, A. N. (2004). Improving diagnostic and clinical interviewing. In G. P. Koocher, J. C. Norcross, & S. S. Hill (Eds.), Psychologists’ desk reference (2nd ed., pp. 13–15). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Karg, R. S., & Wiens, A. N. (1998). Improving diagnostic and clinical interviewing. In G. P. Koocher, J. C. Norcross, & S. S. Hill (Eds.), Psychologists’ desk reference. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Karg, R. S., & Alford, B. A. (1997). Psychotic disorders. In R. L. Leahy (Ed.), Practicing cognitive therapy: A guide to interventions. New York, NY: Aronson.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Karg, R.S. (under review). Boredom, mindfulness, and substance use.

Karg, R.S. (under review). Mindfulness in Schools: Current Status and Future Directions.

Miller, S. & Karg, R.S. (under review). Mindfulness: Psychological Benefits and Policy Implications

Karg, R.S., Aldridge, A., Shadle, J., Schoden, J., & Saleska, E. (under review). Combined Pharmacotherapies and Behavioral Interventions: Long-term Follow-up

Karg, R.S., Aldridge, A., Schoden, J., Shadle, J., & Saleska, E. (under review). Long-term Follow-up of COMBINE Using Mixed Methods”

Karg, R.S., Aldridge, A., Schoden, J., Shadle, J., & Saleska, E. (under review). Quetiapine Medication Trial Assigned to the Placebo Condition: Follow-up to Evaluate Placebo Effects.

Sawyer, K. M., Wechsberg, W. M., Karg, R. S., & Lam, K. K. (2013). Exploring the role of spirituality in the lives of African American Women who use crack, through the lens of soul theology. Journal of Religion and Health.

Hernandez, A. M., Zule, W. A., Karg, R. S., Browne, F. A., & Wechsberg, W. M. (2012). Factors that influence HIV risk among Hispanic female immigrants and their implications for HIV prevention interventions. International Journal of Family Medicine, 2012, 1–11. doi:10.1155/2012/876381

Colpe, L., Barker, P., Karg, R. S., Batts, K. R., Morton, K. B., Gfroerer, J. C., et al. (2010). National Survey on Drug Use and Health’s Mental Health Surveillance Study: Study design and field procedures. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 19, 1–3.

Aldworth, J., Colpe, L. J., Barker, P. R., Gfroerer, J. C., Barnett-Walker, K., Cunningham, D. B., & Karg., R. S. (2010). National Survey on Drug Use and Health’s mental health surveillance study: Results from the calibration analyses. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 19, 36–48.

Zule, W. A., Coomes, C. M., Karg, R. S., Harris, J. L., Orr, A., & Wechsberg, W. M. (2010). Using a modified intervention mapping approach to develop and refining a single-session motivational intervention for methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men [invited]. Open AIDS Journal, 4, 132–140.

Jordan, B. K., Karg, R. S., Batts, K. R., Wiesen, C. A., & Epstein, J. F. (2008). A clinical validation of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health assessment of substance use disorders. Addictive Behaviors, 33, 782–798.

Wechsberg, W. M., Luseno, W. K., Karg, R. S., Young, S., Rodman, N., et al. (2008). Alcohol, cannabis, and methamphetamine use and other risk behaviours among black and coloured South African women: A small randomized trial in the Western Cape. International Journal of Drug Policy, 19, 130–139.

Sawyer-Kurian, Kyla M.; Wechsberg, Wendee M.; Luseno, Winnie K. & Karg, R.S. (2009). Exploring the differences and similarities between black/African and coloured men regarding violence against women, substance abuse, and HIV risks in Cape Town, South Africa. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 10, 13-29.

Jordan, B.K., Karg, R.K., Batts, K.R., Epstein, J.F., & Wiesen, C. (2008). A clinical validation of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health Assessment of Substance Use Disorders. Addictive Behaviors, 33, 782-798.

McGlynn, F. D., Karg, R. S., & Lawyer, S. R. (2003). Fear responses to mock magnetic resonance imaging among college students: Toward a prototype experiment. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 17, 335–347.

Lawyer, S. R., Karg, R. S., Murphy, J. G., & McGlynn, F. D. (2002). Heavy drinking among college students is influenced by anxiety sensitivity, gender, and contexts for alcohol use. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 16, 165–173.

Murphy, J. G., Duchinick, J. J., Vuchinich, R. E., Davison, J. W., Karg, R. S., Olson, A., et al. (2001). Relative efficacy of a brief motivational intervention for college student drinkers. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 15, 373–379.

McGlynn, F. D., Moore, P. M., Lawyer, S. R., & Karg, R. S. (1999). Relaxation training inhibits fear and arousal during in vivo exposure to phobia-cue stimuli. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 30, 155–168.

Norcross, J. C., Sayette, M. A., Mayne, T. J., Karg, R. S., & Turkson, M. A. (1998). Selecting a doctoral program in professional psychology: Some comparisons among PhD counseling, PhD clinical, and PsyD clinical programs. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 29, 609–614.

Norcross, J. C., Karg, R. S., & J. Prochaska, J. O. (1997). Clinical psychologists and managed care: Some data from the Division 12 membership. Clinical Psychologist, 50(1) 4–8.

Norcross, J. C., Karg, R. S., & J. Prochaska, J. O. (1997). Clinical psychologists in the 1990s: I. Clinical Psychologist, 50(2), 4–9.

Norcross, J. C., Karg, R. S., & JProchaska, J. O. (1997). Clinical psychologists in the 1990s: II. Clinical Psychologist, 50(3), 4–11.

Other Papers

Karg, R. S. (2007). Book review: What therapists don’t talk about and why. Journal of the American Academy of Psychotherapists.

Technical Reports

Karg, R.S., Bose, J., Batts, K.R., Forman-Hoffman, V.L., Liao, D., Hirsch, E., Pemberton, M.R., Colpe, L.J., & Hedden, S.L. (2014, September).  CBHSQ Data Review: Past Year Mental Disorders among Adults in the United States: Results from the 2008–2012 Mental Health Surveillance Study. Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (2014, November). 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health Estimating Mental Illness Among Adults in the United States: Revisions to 2008 Estimation Procedures.  Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Forman-Hoffman, V.L., Bose, J., Batts, K.R., Karg, R.S., Glasheen, C., Liao, D., Hirsch, E., Pemberton, M.R., & Hedden, S.L. (2014, November).  CBHSQ Data Review: Estimates and Correlates of Trauma Exposure and Post-traumatic Stress among Adults in the United States: Results from the Mental Health Surveillance Study, 2008-2012.  Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Glasheen, C., Batts, K., Karg, R., Bose, J., Hedden, S., & Downey, K. (2014, July). Impact of the DSM-IV to DSM-5 Changes to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, under Contract No. 283-2010-00000. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Liao, D., Kott, P. S., Aldworth, J., Yu, F., Karg, R. S., Shook-Sa, B. E., Davis, T. R., Bose, J., Gfroerer, J., & Hedden, S. (2014, June). 2012 Mental Health Surveillance Study: Design and Estimation Report. Prepared for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

 

Granger, B., Karg, R., Gordon, R., McKamey, A., Coffey, L., Liao, D., & Shook-Sa, B. (2013, December). 2008-2012 Mental Health Surveillance Study Data Collection. Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022, Mental Health Surveillance Survey Deliverable No. 3.1, RTI/0209009.423.006.008). Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Granger, B., Karg, R., Gordon, R., McKamey, A., Coffey, L., Liao, D., & Shook-Sa, B. (2013, December). 2008-2012 Mental Health Surveillance Study Operations Report. Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022, Mental Health Surveillance Survey Deliverable No. 3.1, RTI/0209009.423.006.008). Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Hoffman, V., Glasheen, C.., Edlund, M., Karg, R., Ringeisen, H., & Stambaugh, L. (December 2013). 2008-2012 Mental Health Surveillance Study: Recommendations for the Detailed Tables. Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022, Mental Health Surveillance Survey Deliverable No. 3.1,

Karg, R. (2013, November). Anticipated Changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) and Potential Revisions to the Mental Health Surveillance Study Data Collection. Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Aldworth, J., Kott, P., Liao, D., & Karg, R. (2013, June). 2008-2012 Mental Health Surveillance Study: Revised Mental Illness Calculations Report (Nonresponse Bias Information). Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022, Mental Health Surveillance Survey Deliverable No. 3.1, RTI/0209009.423.006.008). Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Aldworth, J., Liao, D., Chromy, J., Karg, R., Morton, K. & Novak, S. (2013, March). Revisiting serious mental illness with the NSDUH: Results of the 2012 analysis. Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022, Mental Health Surveillance Survey Deliverable No. 3.1, RTI/0209009.423.006.008). Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Kott, P., Karg, R.. & Lebaron, P. (2013, March). Revisiting Major Depressive Disorder Estimates in the NSDUH: Results of the 2012 Analysis. Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Aldworth, J., Kott, P., Liao, D., & Karg, R. (2013, May). Response to Kessler’s Critique of the 2008-2012 Mental Health Surveillance Study.  Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Karg, R. S. & Aldworth, J. (2013, April). 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health Mental Health Surveillance Study: 2012 Quarter 4 Interrater Reliability Exercise Summary Report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., Schoden, J. H., Shadle, J. H., Saleska, E. L., & Pulliam, P. A. (2013, August). Follow-up of patients enrolled in COMBINE and other treatment cohorts: Varenicline 12-month follow-up: Qualitative data final report: Summary of data, Follow-up of Alcoholism Clinical Trials Research (FACTR). Prepared for National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Liao, D., Aldworth, W. J., Yu, F., Morton, K. B., Chen, P. P., Shook-Sa, B. E., Kott, P. S., Davis, T. R., & Karg, R. S. (2013, January). 2011 Mental Health Surveillance Study: Design and estimation report. Prepared for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Gordon, R. O., Granger, R. K., Karg, R. S., Liao, D., & Shook-Sa, B. E. (2013, January). 2011 mental health surveillance study data collection final report. Prepared for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Karg, R. S., Schoden, J. H., Shadle, J. H., Saleska, E. L., & Pulliam, P. A. (2012, September). Follow-up of patients enrolled in COMBINE and other treatment cohorts: Keppra 12-month follow-up, qualitative data final report—FINAL, follow-up of alcoholism clinical trials research (FACTR). Prepared for National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Karg, R. S. (2011, November). Trauma-informed care for substance abuse treatment. Report prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) and the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2011, November). 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2011 quarter 3 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2011, August). 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2011 quarter 2 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., Schoden, J. H., Arreola, S. L., Saleska, E. L., & Pulliam, P. A. (2011, July). Follow-up of patients enrolled in the quetiapine medication trial: 12-month follow-up, qualitative data final report-final, follow-up of alcoholism clinical trials research (FACTR) (NIAAA COMBINE). Prepared for National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Karg, R. S., Schoden, J. H., Arreola, S. L., Saleska, E. L., & Pulliam, P. A. (2011, July). Follow-up of patients enrolled in the combining medications & behavioral interventions (COMBINE): First and second rounds, follow-up of alcoholism clinical trials research (FACTR), NIAAA COMBINE, qualitative data final report. Prepared for National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2011, April). 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2011 quarter 1 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., Schoden, J. H., & Saleska, E. L. (2011, February). Follow-up of patients enrolled in the quetiapine medication trial assigned to the placebo condition, qualitative data report–FINAL, follow-up of COMBINE and other treatment cohorts (NIAAA COMBINE). Prepared for National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2011, January). 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2010 quarter 4 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Aldworth, J., Barnett-Walker, K., Chromy, J., Karg, R., Morton, K., & Novak, S. (2010, November). Measuring serious mental illness with the NSDUH: Results of the 2009 analysis. Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Karg, R. S., Pemberton, M. R., Schoden, J., Spagnola, K., Klein, L. & Aldworth, J. (2010, November). Adults with mental illness: Findings from the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Report prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) and the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2010, October). 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2010 quarter 3 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2010, August). 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2010 quarter 2 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2010, April). 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2010 quarter 1 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., Stolzenberg, S., & Currivan, D. (2010, April). Literature review of definitions and survey questions on recovery from substance abuse. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2010, February). 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2009 quarter 4 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2009, October). 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2009 quarter 3 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2009, April). 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2008 quarter 1 2009 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Barnett-Walker, K. (2009, March). Clinical validation study of the NSDUH substance abuse and dependence modules – Preparation for phase II: Report on the findings from phase I, the mental health surveillance study, the expert panel review, and related recommended changes for the substance abuse and dependence modules of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health – Final report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2009, January). 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2008 quarter 4 2008 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Aldworth, J., Barnett-Walker, K., Chromy, J., Karg, R., Morton, K. & Novak, S. (2008, November). Measuring serious mental illness with the NSDUH: Results of the 2008 6-month analysis. Prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, under Contract No. 283-2004-00022. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2008, November). 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2008 quarter 3 2008 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2008, August). 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2008 quarter 2 2008 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Barnett-Walker, K, J. (2008, July). 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2008 mid-year clinical interviewer debriefing evaluation summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Karg, R. S., & Aldworth, J. (2008, April). 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health mental health surveillance study: 2008 quarter 1 2008 interrater reliability exercise summary report. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Jordan, B. K., Williams, V. S., Bender, R. H., Batts, K. R., & Karg, R. S. (2005, December). Report on the sensitivity and specificity of the NSDUH substance abuse and dependence modules. Prepared for Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Jordan, B. K., & Karg, R. S. (2005, September). Report on the sensitivity and specificity of the 2001 substance use disorder modules of the National Household Survey of Drug Use and Health [NSDUH]. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Office of Applied Studies (2005, August). Cocaine use: 2002 and 2003 (short report). Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Contributor.

Office of Applied Studies (2005, April). Substance use, abuse, and dependence among women (short report). Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Contributor.

Jordan, B., Karg, R. S., & Foley, E. G. (2004, October). Recommendations for revisions to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) substance use disorders module. Prepared for the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Karg, R. S., Foley, E. G., & Jordan, B. (2004, August). Cognitive testing of the revised National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) substance use disorders module: The report on the cognitive interviewing results, round 2. Prepared for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Karg, R. S., Foley, E., & Jordan, B. K. (2004, August). Final report: Results from cognitive testing of the modified 2001 substance use disorder module of the National Household Survey of Drug Use and Health [NSDUH]. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Jordan, B., & Karg, R. S. (2004, January). Qualitative analyses of discordance between the 2001 substance abuse and dependence module of NSDUH and a diagnostic clinical interview for substance use disorders: Recommendations for the cognitive interviewing protocol. Prepared for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Jordan, B. K., & Karg, R. S. (2004, January). Analyses of discordance between the 2001 substance use disorder module of the National Household Survey of Drug Use and Health [NSDUH] and a diagnostic clinical interview for substance use disorders. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Jordan, B. K., Karg, R. S., Batts, K. R., & Wiesen, C. (2003, December). Statistical report on the concordance of the 2001 substance use disorder module of the National Household Survey of Drug Use and Health [NSDUH] and a structured clinical interview assessment for substance use disorders. Report submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studies (OAS) NSDUH Development Team.

Office of Applied Studies (2008). Youth violence and substance use (short report). Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Contributor.

Presentations and Proceedings

Karg, R.S. (November 13, 2014). Screening, Behavioral Interventions, and Referrals to Treatment: Reducing Substance Use Among At-Risk Youth. Paper presented to the Durham Together for Resilient Youth Coalition in Durham, NC.

Karg, R.S. (October 13, 2014). The Effects of Substance Use Disorders on Individuals and Their Loved Ones. Paper presented to the Durham Together for Resilient Youth Coalition in Durham, NC.

Karg, R.S. (May 13, 2014). ALEXSA: Innovations in Screening At-Risk Youth. Paper presented to the administrators at Durham Public Schools in Durham, NC.

Karg, R.S. (April 9, 2014). ALEXSA: Innovations in Screening At-Risk Youth. Paper presented to the Durham Together for Resilient Youth Coalition in Durham, NC.

Karg, R.S. (April 14, 2014). Recovery from Substance Use Disorders. Paper presented to the Durham Together for Resilient Youth Prevention Conference in Durham, NC.

Karg, R.S. (April 11, 2014). Recovery from Substance Use Disorders: Your Role. Paper presented to the Durham Faith Summit in Durham, NC.

Karg, R.S. (March 24, 2014). Motivational Interviewing for Substance Use Disorders. Presented to the Durham Faith Summit in Durham, NC.

Karg, R.S. (February 24, 2014). Substance Use Disorders. Presented to the Durham Faith Summit in Durham, NC.

Boone, Wanda & Karg, R.S. (February 4, 2014). Multi-pronged approach—lifting the underserved community. Paper presented at the 10th Annual Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) and SAMHSA’s 10th annual Prevention Conference in National Harbor, MD.

Karg, R.S. (January 27, 2014). Addiction. Presented to the Durham Faith Summit in Durham, NC.

Karg, R.S. (December 5, 2013). Screening, Behavioral Interventions, and Referrals to Treatment: Reducing Substance Use Among Youth. Paper presented to administration at Durham Public Schools in Durham, NC.

Karg, R.S. (May 16, 2013). Screening, Behavioral Interventions, and Referrals to Treatment: Reducing Substance Use Among Youth. Paper presented to administration at Durham Public Schools in Durham, NC.

Karg, R.S. (May 28, 2013). Screening, Behavioral Interventions, and Referrals to Treatment: Reducing Substance Use Among Youth. Paper presented to the School Health Advocacy Committee at Durham Public Schools in Durham, NC.

Karg, R. S., Shadle, J. H., Schoden, J. H., Aldridge, A. P., Coomes, C. M., Saleska, E. L., et al. (2012, June). Association between patient beliefs regarding assigned treatment and clinical response among very heavy drinkers at 6–12 months follow-up. Poster presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

Schoden, J. H., Karg, R. S., Aldridge, A. P., Coomes, C. M., Saleska, E. L., Pulliam, P. A., et al. (2012, June). In search of long-term treatment effects: Analysis of data from the combined pharmaco-therapies and behavioral interventions (COMBINE) study. Poster presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

Karg, R. S., Aldridge, A. P., Pulliam, P. A., Saleska, E. L., & Schoden, J. H. (2011, May). Follow-up of Alcoholism Clinical Trials Research (FACTR). Presented to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Wechsberg, W. M., Browne, F. A., Simons-Rudolph, A., Ellerson, R. M., Karg, R. S., & Gentry, A. L. (2008, June). Technological innovations in adapting an evidence-based HIV intervention for pregnant African-American women in substance abuse treatment. Presented at The College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Wechsberg, W. M., Browne, F. A., Simons-Rudolph, A., Ellerson, R. M., Karg, R. S., & Gentry, A. L. (2008, June). Pregnant Women’s CoOp Study: HIV prevention for pregnant, African-American women in substance abuse treatment. Presented at The College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Wechsberg, W. M., Lam, W. K., Karg, R. S., Zule, W. A., Riehman, K. S., & Ellerson, R. M. (2007, December). Challenges of sustaining long-term behavior change in crack use and sexual risk among Southern African American women. Presented at Evidence Based Policy and Practice, Philadelphia, PA.

Wechsberg, W. M., Karg, R. S., Zule, W. A., Ellerson, R. M., Kurian, K. M., Browne, F., et al. (2007, July). Crack use careers and effects of brief HIV interventions over time for African women. Presented at the AIDS Impact Conference, Marseille, France.

Karg, R. S., Wechsberg, W. M., Kurian, K. M., Browne, F., & Ellerson, R. M. (2007, June). On the rocks: Barriers to treatment-seeking among African American women who are chronic crack abusers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Quebec, Canada.

Wechsberg, W. M., Luseno, W. K., Karg, R. S., Zule, W. A., Young, S. K., & Parry, C. D. (2007, May). Efficacy of a woman-focused intervention at reducing HIV risk behavior among at-risk women in South Africa. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

Wechsberg, W. M., Karg, R., Kurian, K., Ellerson, R., & Rodman, N. (2007, April). Evidence-based woman-focused HIV prevention intervention. Presented at the open mic session at RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Sawyer, K. M., Wechsberg, W. M., Karg, R. S., Riehman, K. S., & Lam, W. K. (2006, November). Examining the role of spirituality in the lives of African American women who use crack through the lens of soul theology. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Wechsberg, W. M., Sawyer, K., Luseno, L., & Karg, R. S. (2006, November). Men’s voices about using drugs and abusing women: Drugs, rape and HIV fears in Cape Town, South Africa. Presented at the meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Wechsberg, W. M., Costenbader, E. C., Luseno, W., Karg, R. S., Young, S., & Middleseadt-Ellerson, R. (2006, August). The relationship between poverty, social factors, and HIV risk among women in Pretoria, South Africa. Poster presented at the International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Wechsberg, W. M., R. Karg, W. Luseno, and C. Parry (2006, August). Efficacy of a women-focused intervention at reducing alcohol use among sex workers in South Africa: Differential effects by HIV testing and status. Poster presented at the International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Wechsberg, W. M., Lam, W. K., Karg, R., Johnson, E., & Sawyer, K. (2006, August). Long-term effects of HIV prevention interventions with African American crack using women. Presented at the conference of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Karg, R., Wechsberg, W. M., Luseno, W., Young, S., Sawyer, K., Browne, F. (2006, August). Sexual Risks, Substance Use, and Violence, Among South African Women. Presented at the conference of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Karg, R.S., Wechsberg, W. M., Young, S. K., Luseno, W. K., & K.M. Sawyer (2006, August). Racial differences in sexual risks, substance use, and violence among coloured and black South African women. Presented at the conference of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Wechsberg, W. M., Luseno, W., Karg, R. S., Costenbader, E., Parry, C., & Young, S. (2006, June). The context of drug and alcohol use among sex workers in Pretoria, South Africa. Presented at the College on Problems for Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, AZ.

Wechsberg, W. M., Karg, R., Luseno, W., Myers, B., Parry, C., & Young, S.(2006 June). Differences in use of methamphetamine and other drugs among poor black and coloured women in the Western Cape of South Africa. Presented at the College on Problems for Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, AZ.

Sawyer, K., Wechsberg, W. M., Karg, R., Lam, K. K., & Ellerson, R. M. (2006, May). Exploring the role of spirituality in the lives of African American women who use crack. Presented at the Behavioral Health Research Division Meeting, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Wechsberg, W. M., Karg, R., Lam, K. K., Luseno, W., & Costenbader, E. (2006, May). Breaking myth about HIV among sex workers in South Africa: Are boyfriends the risk? Presented at the International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Vancouver, Canada.

Wechsberg, W. M., Lam, W. K., Karg, R., Riehman, K., Williams, J. C., & Ellerson Middlesteadt, R. (2005, October). African American women who are chronic crack users: What services do they need and do they think they can get them? Presented at the Health Disparities Conference of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Atlanta, GA.

Wechsberg, W. M., Karg, R. S., Lam, W. K. K., Riehman, K., & Zule, W. (2005, April). Long-term effects of HIV prevention interventions with African-American crack-using women. Presented at the annual meeting of AIDSImpact, Cape Town, South Africa.

Wechsberg, W. M., Karg, R. S., Lam, K. K., Riehman, K., Sawyer, K., Zule, W., et al. (2005, August). Long-term behavioral changes in crack use among African American crack-using women. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Jordan, B. K., Batts, K. R., & Karg, R. S. (2004, November). Improving survey assessments of psychiatric disorders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.

Calhoun, P. S., Wampler, T. P., Strauss, J. L., Beckham, J. C., Karg, R. S., & Taft, C. (2002, November). Effectiveness of group cognitive behavioral therapy for treatment of aggression among veterans with PTSD. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Baltimore, MD.

Karg, R. S., Caldwell, D. P., & McGlynn, F. D. (2001, November). Situational antecedents to nicotine use: A comparison of “light” and “heavy” cigarette smokers. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.

Caldwell, D. P., Karg, R. S., & McGlynn, F. D. (2001, November). Nicotine dependence and perceived stress and coping among college student smokers. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.

Karg, R. S., Caldwell, D. P., Irvin, N., Ellis, J., Oelschig, M., McCullough, C., et al. (2001, June). Situational antecedents to nicotine use in college students. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Alabama Psychological Association, Fort Walton Beach, FL.

Karg, R. S., Funderburk, B., Caldwell, D. P., Rich, K., Olson, A., Eakin, D., et al. (2001, June). Prevalence of alcohol use disorders symptoms: A survey of undergraduate students. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Alabama Psychological Association, Fort Walton Beach, FL.

Caldwell, D. P., Karg, R. S., Ellis, J., Irvin, N., McCullough, C., & McGlynn, F. D. (2001, June). Perceived stress and coping among “light” and “heavy” cigarette smokers. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Alabama Psychological Association, Fort Walton Beach, FL.

Rich, K. B., Payne, H. S., Parker, S., Caldwell, D. P., Karg, R. S., Eakin, D., et al. (2001, June). Prevalence of anxiety disorders symptoms: A survey of undergraduate students. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Alabama Psychological Association, Fort Walton Beach, FL.

Karg, R. S., Lawyer, S. R., Murphy, J. G., & McGlynn, F. D. (2000, November). Situational antecedents to substance abuse in college students. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

Karg, R.S., Lawyer, S. R., Murphy, J. G., & McGlynn, F. D. (2000, November). Stages of change and substance abuse: Some data from college students. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

Lawyer, S. R., Karg, R. S., Murphy, J. G., & McGlynn, F. D. (2000, November). Anxiety sensitivity and situational antecedents to heavy drinking in college students. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

Murphy, J. G., Duchnick, J., Davison, J., Karg, R. S., Olson, A., Vuchinich, R. E., et al. (2000, November). Relative efficacy of a brief intervention targeting college student heavy drinking. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

Olson, A., Karg, R. S., Murphy, J. G., Duchnick, J., Davison, J., Vuchinich, R. E., et al. (2000, November). Estimates of other college students’ drinking: The effects of a brief intervention targeting college student heavy drinking. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

Fairchild, K., Bellamy, D., Karg, R. S., & McGlynn, F. D. (2000, April). Trait anxiety and anxiety sensitivity. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Southeastern Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Jacksonville, AL.

Duchnick, J. J., Murphy, J. G., Davison, J., Karg, R. S., Olson, A., Coffey, T., et al. (1999, November). Brief interventions for alcohol abuse in a college population. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.

Karg, R. S., Lawyer, S. R., & McGlynn, F. D. (1999, November). Predicting performance in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) testing. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.

Karg, R. S., Ringeisen, H., Tims, M. S., Doepke, K., & Shapiro, S. K. (1999, August). Risky behaviors in adolescents: Current data, future directions. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association convention, Boston, MA.

Karg, R. S., Ringeisen, H., Tims, M. S., Doepke, K., & Shapiro, S. K. (1999, March). Risky sexual behavior: A survey of adolescents’ attitudes and behaviors. Paper presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association convention, Savannah, GA.

Karg, R. S., Ringeisen, H., Tims, M. S., Doepke, K., & Shapiro, S. K. (1999, March). The relationship between family cohesiveness and sexual activity in adolescents. Paper presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association convention, Savannah, GA.

Karg, R. S., Lawyer, S. R., Moore, P., & McGlynn, F. D. (1998, November). Habituation and the return of fear in exposure treatment among specific (snake) phobics. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.

Lawyer, S., Karg, R. S., & McGlynn, F. D. (1998, November). Prevalence of claustrophobia in college students. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.