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Brian E. Perron

Associate Professor of Social Work

Brian E. Perron

Brian Perrons research focuses on mental disorders and addiction, emphasizing services, clinical epidemiology, and measurement. He is involved in a variety of projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the State of Michigan.

Research Interests/Focus

Community mental health, treatment processes, service access and utilization, evidence-based practices.

Education

Year Degree   School
2007 PhD Social Work Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1998 MSW Social Work University of Wisconsin, Madison
1995 BA Psychology The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

Websites

http://beperron.wordpress.com

Pickard, J. G., Grahovac, I. D., Perron, B. E. (in press). The philosophy and practice of AA and twelve-step programs. In M. G. Vaughn, B. E. Perron (Eds.) Social Work Practice in the Addictions.

Guerrero, E. G., Marsh, J. C., Duan, L., Oh, C., Perron, B. E., & Lee, B. (in press). Disparities in completion of substance abuse treatment between and within racial and ethnic groups. Health Services Research.

Vaughn, M. G., Maynard, B., Salad-Wright, C., Perron, B. E., & Abdon, A. (in press). Prevalence and correlates of truancy in the US: results from a national sample. Journal of Adolescence.

Powell, T., Garrow, E., Woodford, M., & Perron, B. (2013). Policymaking opportunities for direct practice social workers in mental health and addiction services. Advances in Social Work, 14(2), 367-378.

Ahmedani, B. K., Perron, B. E., Ilgen, M. A., Abdon, A., Vaughn, M. G., & Epperson, M. W. (2013). Suicide thoughts and attempts and psychiatric treatment utilization: Informing prevention strategies. American Journal of Psychiatry, 63(2), 186-189.

Guerrero, E.G., Kao, D. T., & Perron, B.E. (2013). Travel distance to outpatient substance use disorder treatment facilities for Spanish-speaking clients. International Journal of Drug Policy. 24(1), 38-45.

Glass, J. E., Perron, B. E., & Straussner, S. L. (2013). Introduction to the special issue [on veterans, active-duty military, and their families]. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 12(1).

Perron, B. E. & Vaughn, M. G. (2013). Conclusions and future directions. In M. G. Vaughn & B. E. Perron (Eds.), Social Work Practice in the Addictions. New York: Springer.

Granillo, M. T., Jarman, C., & Perron, B. E. (2013). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In M. G. Vaughn & B. E. Perron (Eds.), Social Work Practice in the Addictions, New York: Springer.

Ahmedani, B. K. & Perron, B. E. (2013). The language of diagnosis. In M. G. Vaughn & B. E. Perron (Eds.), Social Work Practice in the Addictions. New York: Springer.

Phiri, C., & Perron, B. E. (2013). Health implications of chronic homelessness: lived experiences of adult men and women from a community in Gauteng Province, South Africa.

Howard, M. O., Perron, B. E., & Vaughn, M. G. (2012). Inhalant abuse. In J. M. Rippe, M.D. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health.

Perron, B. E., Howard, M. O., Vaughn, M. G., & Bohnert, K. (2012). Adolescent inhalant use. In J. R. Levesque (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Adolescence.

Woltmann, E., Grogan-Kaylor, A., Perron, B. E., Georges, H., Kilbourne, A. M., & Bauer, M. S. (2012). Comparative effectiveness of collaborative chronic care models for mental health conditions across primary, specialty, and behavioral health care settings: systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Psychiatry, 169, 790-804.

Perron, B. E., Ahmendani, B. K.,Vaughn, M. G., Glass, J., Abdon, A., & Wu, L. (2012). Use of saliva divinorum in a nationally representative sample. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 38(1), 108-113.

Vaughn, M. G., Perron, B. E., Abdon, A., Olate, R., & Wu, L. T. (2012). Correlates of handgun carrying among adolescents in the United States. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27(10), 2003-2021.

Vaughn, M. G., DeLisi, M., Beaver, K. M., Perron, B. E., Abdon, A. (2012). Toward a criminal justice epidemiology: Behavioral and physical health of probationers and parolees in the United States. 40(3), 165-173.

Jarman, C. N., & Perron, B. E. (2011). [Review of the book Overcoming bipolar disorder: A comprehensive workbook for managing your symptoms and achieving your life goals]. Research on Social Work Practice, 21(1), 138-140.

Perron, B. E., & Ruffolo, M. (2011). Software review: A review of a webconferencing technology: GoToMeeting. Research on Social Work Practice,

Perron, B. E., & Stearns, A. G. (2011). A review of presentation technology: Prezi. Research on Social Work Practice, 21(3), 376-377.

Perron, B. E., & Sellers, J. (2011). A review of the collaborative and sharing aspects of Google docs. Research on Social Work Practice, 21, 489.

Vaughn, M. G., Shook, J. J., Perron, B. E., Abdon, A., & Ahmendani, B. (2011). Patterns and correlates illicit drug selling among youth in the United States. Journal of Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation, 2, 103-111.

Lee, S. J., Kim, J., Taylor, C. A., & Perron, B. E. (2011). Profiles of disciplinary behaviors among biological fathers. Child Maltreatment, 16(1), 51-62.

Link, B. G., Epperson, M. W., Perron, B. E., Castille, D. M., & Yang, L. H. (2011). Arrest outcomes associated with outpatient commitment in New York State. Psychiatric Services, 62(5), 504-508.

Perron, B. E., Glass, J. E., Ahmendani, B. K., Vaughn, M. G., Roberts, D. E., & Wu, L. T. (2011). The prevalence and clinical significance of inhalant withdrawal symptoms in a national sample. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation, 2, 69-76.

Krentzman, A. R., Robinson, E. A. R., Perron, B. E., & Cranford, J. A. (2011). Predictors of membership in Alcoholics Anonymous in a sample of successfully remitted alcoholics. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 43(1), 21-26.

Perron, B. E. (2011). Reducing social loafing in group-based projects. College Teaching, 59(4), 163-164.

Lee, S. J., Perron, B. E., Taylor, C. A., & Guterman, N. B. (2011). Paternal psychosocial characteristics and corporal punishment of their 3-year-old children. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26(1), 71-87.

Howard, M. O., Hall, M. T., Edwards, J. D., Vaughn, M. G., Perron, B. E., & Winecker, R. E. (2011). Suicide by asphyxiation due to helium inhalation. American Journal of Forensic Science, 32(1), 61-70.

Howard, M. O., Bowen, S. E., Perron, B. E., & Vaughn, M. G. (2011). Inhalant use and inhalant use disorders in the United States. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 6(1), 18-31.

Perron, B. E., Bohnert, A., Monsell, S., Vaughn, M. G., Epperson, M., & Howard, M. O. (2011). Patterns and correlates of drug-related emergency department visits: Results from a national survey. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 29(7), 704-710.

Howard, M. O., Garland, E. L., Vaughn, M. G., & Perron, B. E. (2011). Volatile substance misuse in the United States. Substance Use & Misuse, 46(Suppl. 1) 8-20.

Ilgen, M. A., Price, A. M., Burnett-Zeigler, I., Perron, B. E., Islam, K., Bohnert, A. S. B., & Zivin, K. (2011). Longitudinal predictors of addictions treatment utilization in treatment-naive adults with alcohol use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 113, 215-221.

Krentzman, A., Robinson, E., Jester, J., & Perron, B. E. (2011). Heat maps: A technique for classifying and analyzing drinking behaviour. Substance Use & Misuse, 46(5), 687-695.

Vaughn, M. G., Fu, Q., Wernet, S. J., DeLisi, M., Beaver, K. M., Perron, B. E., & Howard, M. O. (2011). Characteristics of abstainers from substance use and antisocial behavior in the United States. Journal of Criminal Justice, 39, 212-217.

Vaughn, M. G., Fu, Q., Beaver, K. M., DeLisi, M., Perron, B. E. & Howard, M. O. (2011). Effects of childhood adversity on bullying and cruelty to animals in the United States. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26(17), 3509-3525.

Ilgen, M. A., Roeder, K. M., Webster, L., Mowbray, O., Perron, B. E., Chermak, S., & Bohnert, A. S. B. (2011). Measuring pain medication expectancies in adults treated for substance use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 115, 51-56.

Vaughn, M. G., Wexler, J., Beaver, K. M., Perron, B. E., Roberts, G., & Fu, J. (2011). Psychiatric correlates of behavioral indicators of school disengagement in the United States. Psychiatric Quarterly, 82(3), 191-206.

Perron, B. E., Grahavoc, I. D., Uppal, J. S., Granillo, T. M., Shutter, J., & Porter, C. A. (2011). Supporting students in recovery on college campuses: Opportunties for student affairs professionals. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 48(1), 47-64.

Vaughn, M. G., DeLisi, M., Gunter, T., Fu, Q., Beaver, K. M., Perron, B. E., & Howard, M. O. (2011). The severe 5%: A latent class analysis of the externalizing spectrum in the United States. Journal of Criminal Justice, 39, 75-80.

Perron, B. E., Mowbray, O., Bier, S., Vaughn, M. G., Krentzman, A., & Howard, M. O. (2011). Patterns of service use and barriers among inhalant users. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 43(1), 69-75.

Perron, B. E., Ruffolo, M., Grogan-Kaylor, A., & Spencer, M. (2011). From SSWR to peer-reviewed publication: How many live, and how many die? Research on Social Work Practice, 21(5), 594-598.

Powell, T. J., & Perron, B. E. (2010). The contribution of self-help groups to the mental health/substance use service system. In L. D. Brown & S. Wituk (Eds.), Mental health self-help: Consumer and family initiatives. New York: Springer.

Vaughn, M. G., & Perron, B. E. (2010). Substance use careers and antisocial behavior: a biosocial life course perspective. In M. DeLisi & K. M. Beaver (Eds.), Criminology theory: A life-course approach. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Vaughn, M. G., Fu, Q., DeLisi, M., Beaver, K. M., Perron, B. E., & Howard, M. O. (2010). Are personality disorders associated with social welfare burden in the United States? Journal of Personality Disorders, 24(6), 709-720.

Perron, B. E., Fries, L. E., Kilbourne, A. M., Vaughn, M. G., & Bauer, M. S. (2010). Racial/ethnic group differences in bipolar symptomatology in a community sample of persons with bipolar I disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198(1), 16-21.

Powell, T. J., & Perron, B. E. (2010). Self-help groups and mental health/substance use agencies: The benefits of organizational exchange. Substance Use & Misuse, 45(3), 315-329.

Howard, M. O., Perron, B. E., Vaughn, M., Bender, K., & Garland, E. (2010). Inhalant use, inhalant-use disorders, and antisocial behavior: Findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC). Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 71(2), 201-209.

Vaughn, M. G., Fu, Q., DeLisi, M., Wright, J. P., Beaver, K. M., Perron, B. E., & Howard, M. O. (2010). Prevalence and correlates of fire-setting in the United States: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 51(3), 217-223.

Perron, B. E., Gillespie, D. F., Alexander-Eitzman, B., & Delva, J. (2010). Availability of outpatient substance use disorder treatment programs in the United States. Substance Use & Misuse, 45(7-8), 1097-1111.

Jarman, C. N., Perron, B. E., Kilbourne, A. M., & Teh, C. F. (2010). Perceived treatment effectiveness, medication compliance, and complementary and alternative medicine use among veterans with bipolar disorder. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 16(3), 251-255.

Brower, K. J., & Perron, B. E. (2010). Prevalence and correlates of withdrawal-related insomnia among adults with alcohol dependence: Results from a national survey. American Journal of Addictions, 19(3), 238-244.

Brower, K. J., & Perron, B. E. (2010). Sleep disturbance as a universal risk factor for relapse in addictions to psychoactive substances. Medical Hypotheses, 74(5), 928-33.

Vaughn, M. G., Fu, Q., DeLisi, M., Beaver, K., Perron, B. E., & Howard, M. O. (2010). Criminal victimization and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in the United States: Results from the NESARC. Annals of Epidemiology, 20(4), 281-288.

Perron, B. E., Taylor, H. O., Glass, J., & Margerum-Leys, J. (2010). Information and communication technologies in social work. Advances in Social Work, 11(1), 67-81.

Perron, B. E., Grahovac, I. D., & Parrish, D. (2010). Students for Recovery: A novel approach to supporting students on campus. Psychiatric Services, 61(6), 633.

Epperson, M. W., Khan, M. R., Miller, D. P., Perron, B., El-Bassel, N., & Gilbert, L. (2010). Assessing criminal justice involvement as an indicator of HIV risk among women in methadone treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 38(4), 375-83.

Vaughn, M. G., Fu, Q., Perron, B. E., Bohnert, A. S. B., & Howard, M. O. (2010). Is crack cocaine associated with greater violence than powdered cocaine use? Results from a national sample. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 36, 1-6.

Perron, B., Bunger, A., Bender, K., Vaughn, M. G., & Howard, M. O. (2010). Treatment Guidelines for Substance Use Disorders and Serious Mental Illnesses: Do They Address Co-Occurring Disorders? Substance Use & Misuse, 45(7-8), 1262-1278.

Howard, M. O., Perron, B. E., Sacco, P., Ilgen, M., & Vaughn, M. G. (2010). Suicide ideation and attempts among inhalant users: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Journal of Suicide and Life-Threatening Behaviors. 40(3), 276-286.

Vaughn, M. G., Fu, Q., DeLisi, M., Beaver, K. M., Perron, B. E., & Howard, M. O. (2010). Psychiatric correlates of bullying in the United States: Findings from a national sample. Journal of Personality Disorders, 24(6), 709-720.

Ilgen, M. A., Perron, B. E., Czyz, M. A., McCammon, R. J., & Trafton, J. (2010). The timing of onset of pain and substance use disorders. American Journal of Addictions, 19(5), 409-415.

Bohnert, A. S. B., Perron, B. E., Jarman, C. N., Vaughn, M. G., Chatters, L. M., & Taylor, R. J. (2010). Use of clergy services among individuals seeking treatment for alcohol use problems. American Journal of Addictions, 19(4), 345-351.

Perron, B. E., Bohnert, A. S., Vaughn, M. G., Bauer, M. S., & Kilbourne, A. M. (2010). Profiles of disability among adults with bipolar spectrum disorders. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 45(12), 1122-1134.

Perron, B. E., Vaughn, M. G., Howard, M. O., Bohnert, A., & Guerrero, E. (2010). Item response theory analysis of DSM-IV criteria for inhalant use disorders in adolescents. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 71(4), 607-614.

Bender, K., Perron, B. E., Howard, M. O., & Jenson, J. (2010). Strong-arm bullying prior to incarceration among a sample of young offenders. Journal of the Society of Social Work and Research, 1(1), 1-13.

Glass, J. E., Ilgen, M. A., Perron, B. E., Winters, J. J., Murray, R. L., & Chermack, S. T. (2010). Inpatient hospitalization in addiction treatment for patients with a history of suicide attempt: a case of support for treatment performance measures. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 42(3), 315-325.

Chermack, S. T., Grogan-Kaylor, A., Perron, B. E., Murray, R. M., Walton, M. A., & Blow, F. (2010). Violence among men and women in substance use disorder treatment: a multi-level event-based analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 112, 194-200.

Nebbitt, V. E., Tyuse, S. W., Vaughn, M. G. & Perron, B. E. (2010). Conceptual tools for research on race and social problems: An overview of Dynamic Theory and Model Development. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 20, 909-923.

Vaughn, M. G., Fu, Q., Bender, K., DeLisi, M., Beaver, K. M., Perron, B. E., & Howard, M. O. (2010). Bullying in the United States: Findings from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions. Psychiatric Quarterly. 81(3), 183-195.

Glass, J. E., Perron, B. E., Ilgen, M. A., Chermack, S. T., Ratliff, S., & Zivin, K. (2010). Prevalence and correlates of specialty substance use disorder treatment for Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System patients with high alcohol consumption. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 122(1-2), 150-151.

Mowbray, O., Perron, B. E., Bohnert, A. S. B., Krentzman, A., & Vaughn, M. G. (2010). Service use and treatment barriers among heroin users: Results from a national survery. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 36(6), 305-310.

Vaughn, M. G., Define, R. S., DeLisi, M., Perron, B. E., Beaver, K. M., Fu, Q., & Howard, M. O. (2010). Sociodemographic, behavioral, and substance use correlates of reckless driving in the United States: Finding from a national sample. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45(3), 347-353.

Lee, S. J., Kim, J., Taylor, C. A., & Perron, B. E. (2010). Profiles of disciplinary behaviors among biological fathers. Child Maltreatment, 45(12), 1125-1134.

Kilbourne, A., Farmer-Teh, C., Welsh, D., Pincus, H. A., Lasky, E., Perron, B., & Bauer, M. S. (2010). Implementing composite quality metrics for bipolar disorder: Towards a more comprehensive approach to quality measurement. General Hospital Psychiatry, 32(6), 636-643.

Vaughn, M. G., Perron, B., Beaver, K. M., DeLisi, M., & Wexler, J. (2009). Transactional pathways in the development of externalizing behaviors in a sample of kindergarten children with impaired self-control In F. Columbus (Ed.), Control Theory and its Applications.

Howard, M. O., Perron, B., & Vaughn, M. G. (2009). Practice guidelines and evidence-based practice. In A. Roberts (Ed.), Social Workers' Desk Reference (2nd ed.).

Brandfon, S., & Perron, B. (2009). Movies: [Portrayal of substances in the movies]. In P. Korsmeyer & F. Kranzler (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol, & Addictive Behavior (3rd ed.). MacMillan Reference USA.

Luke, K. P., & Perron, B. E. (2009). [Review of the book Essential skills of social work practice: Assessment, intervention, and evaluation]. Research on Social Work Practice, 19, 657-659.

Hasche, L., Perron, B. E., & Proctor, E. K. (2009). Making time for dissertation grant submissions: A review of strategies for doctoral students and educators. Research on Social Work Practice, 19, 340-350.

Perron, B., Zeber, J, Bauer, M., & Kilbourne, A. (2009). A brief measure of perceived clinician support by patients with bipolar spectrum disorders. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197(8), 574-579.

Vaughn, M. G., Beaver, K., Delisi, M., & Perron, B. E. (2009). Gene-environment interplay and the importance of self-control in predicting substance-related problems. Addictive Behaviors, 34(1), 112-116.

Delva. J., Dietz, N. A., Perron, B., Sanchez, N., & Woolley, M. E. (2009). Adult awareness of a youth-focused anti-tobacco campaign: Does having children matter? Substance Use & Misuse, 44(6), 763-774.

Perron, B. E., Howard, M. O., Maitra, S., & Vaughn, M. G. (2009). Prevalence, timing, and predictors of transitions from inhalant use to inhalant use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 100(3), 277-284.

Howard, M. O., & Perron, B. E. (2009). A survey of inhalant use disorder among delinquent youth: Prevalence, clinical features, and latent structure of DSM-IV diagnostic criteria. BCM Psychiatry, 9(8).

Perron, B. E., Howard, M. O., Nienhuis, J. K., Bauer, M., Woodward, A., & Kilbourne, A. M. (2009). Prevalence and burden of general medical conditions among adults with bipolar-I disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 70(10), 1407-1415.

Perron, B. E., Jarman, C., & Kilbourne, A. M. (2009). Access to conventional mental health and medical care among users of complementary and alternative medicine with bipolar disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197(4), 287-290.

Perron, B., & Howard, M. O. (2009). Adolescent inhalant use, abuse, and dependence. Addiction, 104(7), 1185-1192.

Vaughn, M. G., Beaver, K., DeLisi, M., Howard, M. O., & Perron, B. E. (2009). Dopamine D4 receptor gene associated with binge drinking phenotype. Alcohol, 43(3), 179-184.

Garland, E. L., Howard, M. O., & Perron, B. E. (2009). Nitrous oxide inhalant among adolescents: Prevalence, correlates, and co-occurrence with volatile solvent inhalation. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 41(4), 337-347.

Vaughn, M. G., Fu, Q., Delisi, M., Beaver, K. M., Perron, B. E., Terrell, K., Howard, M. O. (2009). Correlates of cruelty to animals in the United States: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 43(15), 1213-1218.

Kilbourne, A. M., Perron, B. E., Mezuk, B., Welsh, D., Ilgen, M., & Bauer, M. S. (2009). Co-occurring conditions and health-related quality of life in patients with bipolar disorder. Psychosomatic Medicine, 71(8), 894-900.

Woodward, A. T., Bullard, K. M., Taylor, R. J., Chatters, L. M., Baser, R. E., Perron, B. E., et al. (2009). Use of complementary and alternative medicines for mental and substance use disorders: A comparison of African Americans Black Caribbeans, and non-Hispanic Whites. Psychiatric Services, 60(190), 1342-1349.

Perron, B. E., Mowbray, O. P., Glass, J. E., Delva, J., Vaughn, M. G., & Howard, M. O. (2009). Differences in service utilization and barriers among Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites with drug use disorders. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 13(4).

Perron, B. E., Howard, M. O., Vaughn, M. G., & Jarman, C. N. (2009). Inhalant withdrawal as a clinically significant feature of inhalant dependence disorder. Medical Hypotheses, 73(6), 935-937.

Perron, B., Alexander-Eitzman, B., Watkins, D., Taylor, R., Neighbors, H. W., & Jackson, J. S. (2009). Ethnic differences in delays to treatment for substance use disorders: African Americans, Black Caribbeans and Non-Hispanic Whites. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 41(4) 369-377.

Nicklett, E. J. & Perron, B. (2009). Laws and policies to support well being of children: An international comparative analysis. International Journal of Social Welfare, 19(1), 3-7.

Nienhuis, J. K., & Perron, B. (2008). Inpatient versus outpatient. In P. Korsmeyer & F. Kranzler (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior (3rd ed.). MacMillan Reference USA.

Perron, B., & Bright, C. (2008). The influence of legal coercion on treatment retention in substance abuse treatment: Results from a national survey. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 92(1-3), 123-131.

Perron, B., Vaughn, M. G., & Howard, M. (2008). Reasons for using inhalants: evidence for discrete classes in a sample of incarcerated youth. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 34(4), 450-455.

Perron, B., Ilgen, M., Hasche, L., & Howard, M. O. (2008). Service needs among persons in substance abuse treatment: A latent class analysis. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 69(3), 449-453.

Perron, B., & Howard, M. O. (2008). Endemic asthma inhaler misuse and abuse among antisocial adolescents. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 96(1-2), 22-29.

Perron, B., Gotham, H., & Cho, D. (2008). Victimization in inner-city African-American substance abusing treatment clients: prevalence, associations, and implications for treatment planning. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 40(1), 67-75.

Perron, B., & Howard, M. O. (2008). Perceived risks of harm and intentions to use inhalants among adolescent inhalant users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 97(1-2), 185-189.

Perron, B., & Howard, M. O. (2008). The prevalence and correlates of closed-head trauma among incarcerated adolescents. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 18(4), 243-255.

Guo, B., Perron, B., & Gillespie, D. F. (2008). A systematic review of structural equation modeling in social work research. British Journal of Social Work, 39(8), 1556-1574.

Perron, B., Alexander-Eitzman, B., Gillespie, D. F., & Pollio, D. (2008). Modeling victimization among homeless persons with serious mental illnesses. Social Science and Medicine, 67(9), 1475-1479.

Kymes, S. M., McIntosh, L. D., Perron, B. E., Nease, R. F., & Sumner, W. (2008). Apples and oranges? Assessing the relationship between health and vision related quality of life. Values in Health, 11(3), A297.

Vaughn, M. G., Wallace, J., Perron, B., Copeland, V., & Howard, M. O. (2008). Does marijuana use serve as a gateway to nicotine dependence for African-American youth? American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 34(6), 782-791.

Perron, B. E., & Powell, T. J. (2008). Online groups and social work practice. In A. Gitterman & R. Salmon (Eds.), The encyclopedia of social work with groups. New York: Routledge.

Perron, B. E., & Howard, M. O. (2008). Inhalants: Extent of use and consequences. In P. Korsmeyer & F. Kranzler (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior (3rd ed.). MacMillan Reference USA.

Perron, B., & Howard, M. O. (2008). Inhalants [Chapter revision]. In P. Korsmeyer & F. Kranzler (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior (3rd ed.). MacMillan Reference USA.

Perron, B., & Bender, K. (2008). Groups for persons with co-occuring psychiatric and substance use disorders. In A. Gitterman & R. Salmon (Eds.), The encyclopedia of social work with groups. New York: Routledge.

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