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Lindy has authored and co-authored books, manuals and articles on the subject of co-occurring disorders. Here is a list of Lindy's publications.
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Mueser, K., Noordsy, D., Drake, R., E., Fox L., Integrated Treatment for Dual Disorders: A Guide to Effective Practice, Guilford Press, 2003

Fox, L., et.al, (Faculty from Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center), IDDT Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment: Best Practices, Skills, and Resources for Successful Client Care, Dartmouth PRC-Hazelden 2010

Fox, L. Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment Recovery Life Skills Program, Dartmouth PRC-Hazelden 2011

 

Articles

Noordsy, D., & Fox, L. Group intervention techniques for people with dual disorders. Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 15(2), 67-78, 1991

Fox, T., Fox, L., & Drake, R.E. Developing a statewide service system for people with co-occurring severe mental illness and substance use disorders. Innovations and Research, 1(4), 9-13, 1992

Fox, L., & Hilton, D. Response to "Consumers as service providers: The promise and challenge." Community Mental Health Journal, 30, 627-629, 1994

Noordsy, D.L., Schwab, B., Fox, L., & Drake, R.E. The role of self-help programs in the rehabilitation of persons with severe mental illness and substance use disorders. In T. J. Powell (Ed.), Understanding the Self-Help Organization: Frameworks and Findings . Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1994

Mueser, K.T., Fox, M., Kenison, L.B., & Geltz, B.L. The Better Living Skills Group. Concord, NH: New Hampshire-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, 1995

Noordsy, D.L., Schwab, B., Fox, L., & Drake, R.E. The role of self-help programs in the rehabilitation of persons with severe mental illness and substance use disorders. Community Mental Health Journal, 32, 71-81, 1996

Fox, L. A consumer perspective on the family agenda. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 67(2), 249-253, 1997

Mueser, K.T., & Fox, L. Stagewise Family Treatment for Dual Disorders: Treatment Manual. Concord, NH: NH-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, 1997, reprinted 1998

Fox, L. (1998). Surviving and thriving with a dual diagnosis. Understanding Stress Anxiety and Depression, 2, 5-7, 1998

Mueser, K.T., & Fox, M.A. Dual Diagnosis: How families can help. Journal of the California Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 9, 53-55, 1998

Mueser, K.T., Fox, L., & Mercer, C. Family intervention for severe mental illness and substance use disorder. In A. Schaub (Ed.), New Family Interventions and Associated Research in Psychosis. New York: Springer-Verlag, in print.

Fox, L. Missing out on motherhood. Psychiatric Services, 50(2), 193-194, 1999

Mueser, K.T., Noordsy, D.L., Drake, R.E., & Fox, L. Troubles mentaux graves et abus de substances: Composantes efficaces de programmes de traitements intégrés à I'intention des personnes presentant une comorbidité. Santé mentale au Québec, XXVI(2), 22-46, 2001

Mueser, K.T., Salyers, M.P., Rosenberg, S.D., Ford, J.D., Fox, L. & Carty, P. A psychometric evaluation of trauma and PTSD: Assessments in persons with severe mental illness. Psychological Assessment, 13(1), 110-117, 2001.

Mueser, K.T., Noordsy, D.L., Fox, L., & Wolfe, R. Disulfiram treatment for alcoholism in severe mental illness. The American Journal of Addictions.

Mueser, K.T., & Fox, L. A family intervention program for dual disorders. Community Mental Health Journal, 38, 253-270, 2002

Mueser, K.T., Fox, L., & Mercer, C. Family intervention for severe mental illness and substance use disorder. In Schaub, A. (Ed.), New Family Interventions and Associated Research in Psychosis (pp. 205-227). Vienna: Springer-Verlag, 2002

Torrey, W.C., Drake, R.E., Cohen, M., Fox, L.B., Lynde, D., Gorman, P., & Wyzik, P. The challenge of implementing and sustaining integrated dual disorders treatment programs. Community Mental Health Journal, 38 (6), 507-521, 2002

Mueser, K.T., Noordsy, D.L., Drake, R.E., & Fox, M. Integrated Treatment for Dual Disorders: A Guide to Effective Practice. New York: The Guilford Press 2003

Mueser, K.T., Noordsy, D.L., Fox, L., & Wolfe, R. Disulfiram treatment for alcoholism in severe mental illness. The American Journal of Addictions, 12, 242-252, 2003

Grappone, G., & Fox, L. Recovery perspectives in evidence-based practice. In R. E. Drake, M. R. Merrens & D. W. Lynde (Eds.). Evidence-Based Mental Health Practice: A Textbook (First ed., pp. 301-313). New York: W. W. Norton & Company Ltd., 2005

Xie, H., McHugo, G.J., Fox, L., & Drake, R.E. Substance abuse relapse in a ten-year prospective follow-up of clients with mental and substance use disorders. Psychiatric Services, 56, 1282-1287, 2005

Drake, R.E., McHugo, G.J., Xie, H., Fox, L., Packard, J., & Helmstetter, B. Ten-year recovery outcomes for clients with co-occurring schizophrenia and substance use disorders. Schizophrenia Bulletin,32, 464-473, 2006

Fox, L.B. Second chance at motherhood. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 33, 150-152, 2009

Mueser, K.T., Glynn, S.M., Cather, C., Zarate, R., Fox, L., Feldman, J.M., Wolfe, R., & Clark, R.E. Family intervention for co-occurring substance use and severe psychiatric disorders: Participant characteristics and correlates of initial engagement and more extended exposure in a randomized controlled trial. Addictive Behaviors 2009 Oct;34(10):867-77. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2009.03.025. Epub 2009 Apr 1

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Kim T. Mueser, PhD

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University

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Lisa Dixon, MD, MPH
NY State Psychiatric Institute

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Westat

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David L. Penn, PhD
University of NC at Chapel Hill

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Nancy H. Covell, PhD
NY State Psychiatric Institute

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Piper S. Meyer, PhD
University of Minnesota

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Scott Fritz
Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

"Lindy, Sharon and Bob are thoroughly professional, a delight to work with and are dedicated to the treatment of co-occurring disorders as it has begun to receive the attention it deserves."

Sid Farrar
Hazelden Publishing

“Typical of their approach is the power of personal story-telling, which enables the audience to make deep connections with the issue being portrayed.”

Mark P. McGovern, PhD
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

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Paul J. Margolies, PhD
NY State Psychiatric Institute

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Mary Brunette, MD
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

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Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

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NY State Psychiatric Institute