Stephen Soldz

"Talk and action are complementary ways
of changing personal and social realities"


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Book

 

Soldz, S. & McCullough, L. (Eds.), (2000).  Reconciling empirical knowledge and clinical experience: The art and science of psychotherapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Books.
( Review by Jane Snyder in Modern Psychoanalysis)

 

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Papers

 

Harrow, B., Tompkins, C.P., Mitchell, P., Smith, K.W., Soldz, S., Kasten , L., Fleming, K. (2006). The impact of publicly funded managed care on adolescent substance abuse treatment. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 37 379-398.

 

Soldz, S. (2006). Models and meanings: Therapist effects and the stories we tell. (Invited commentary for Special Section). Psychotherapy Research, 173-177.

 

Soldz, S., (2005). Pathways and prevention in tobacco use. Addiction, 100, 734-735.

 

Soldz, S. & Dorsey, E. (2005). Youth Attitudes and Beliefs Toward Alternative Tobacco Products: Cigars, Bidis, and Kreteks. Health Education and Behavior, 32, 549-566.

 

Soldz, S., Huyser, D.J., & Dorsey, E. (2003). Characteristics of users of cigars, bidis, and kreteks and the relationship to cigarette use. Preventive Medicine, 37, 250-258.

 

Soldz, S., Dorsey, E. & Huyser, D. J. (2003). The cigar as a drug delivery device: Youth use of blunts. Addiction, 98, 1379-1386.

 

Soldz, S., Huyser, D.J., & Dorsey, E. (2003). Youth preferences for cigar brands: Rates of use and characteristics of users. Tobacco Control, 12, 155-160.

 

Soldz, S. & Cui, X. (2002). Pathways through adolescent smoking: A 7-year longitudinal grouping analysis, Health Psychology, 21, 495-504.

 

Soldz, S., Panas, L., & Rodriguez-Howard, M. (2002). The reliability of the Massachusetts Substance Abuse Management Information System, Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68U, 1057-1069.

 

Soldz, S., Clark, T.W., Stewart, E., Celebucki, C., & Klein-Walker, D. (2002). Decreased youth Tobacco use in Massachusetts 1996 to 1999: Evidence of tobacco control effectivenessTobacco Control, 11(Supplement II), ii14-ii19.

 

Soldz, S. & Cui, X. (2001).  A risk factor index predicting adolescent cigarette smoking: A 7-year longitudinal study, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 15, 33-41.

 

Kreiner, P., Soldz, S., Berger, M., Elliott, E., Reynes, J., Williams, C., & Rodriguez-Howard, M. (2001).  Social indicator-based measures of substance abuse consequences, risk, and protection at the town level. Journal of Primary Prevention, 21, 339-365.

 

Soldz, S., Kreiner, P., Clark, T., & Krakow, M. (2000).  Tobacco use among Massachusetts youth: Is Tobacco Control working? Preventive Medicine, 31, 1-9.

 

Soldz, S. & Vaillant, G.E. (1999).  The Big Five personality traits and the life course: A 50-year longitudinal study. Journal of Research in Personality, 33, 208-232. [Selected as the Best Paper of 1999 by JRP]

 

Soldz, S. & Vaillant, G.E. (1998). A 50-year longitudinal study of defense use among inner city men: A validation of the DSM-IV defense axis. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 186, 104-111.

 

Vaillant, G. E., Meyer, S., Muhamal, K. & Soldz, S. (1998). Are social supports in late midlife a cause or a result of successful physical aging?  Psychological Medicine, 28, 1159-1168.

 

Donovan, J.M., Soldz, S., Kelly, H.F & Penk, W.E. (1998). Four addictions: The MMPI and discriminant function analysis. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 17, 41-55.

 

 Budman, S.H., Demby, A., Soldz, S. & Merry, J. (1996). Group therapy for patients with personality disorders: Outcomes and dropouts. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 46, 357-377.

 

Soldz, S., Budman, S.H.,  Demby, A. & Merry, J. (1995). Personality traits as seen by patients, therapists and other group members: The Big Five in personality disorder groups. Psychotherapy, 32, 678-687.

 

Soldz, S., Budman, S.H.,  Demby, A. & Merry, J. (1995). The relation of defensive style to personality pathology and the Big Five personality factorsJournal of Personality Disorders, 9 ,356-370.

 

Soldz, S., Budman, S.H.,  Demby, A. & Merry, J. (1995). A short form of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems Circumplex Scales, Assessment, 2, 53-63. [Forms available: IIP-SC Self Form and IIP-SC Rater Form]

 

Soldz, S., Budman, S.H.,  Demby, A. & Merry, J.  (1993).  Representation of Personality Disorders in Circumplex and Five-Factor Space: Explorations with a Clinical Sample, Psychological Assessment, 5, 41-52. 

 

Soldz, S., Budman, S.H.,  Demby, A. & Merry, J. (1993). Diagnostic Agreement Between the Personality Disorder Examination and the MCMI-II, Journal of Personality Assessment, 60, 486-499.

 

Soldz, S., Budman, S. H., Davis, M. & Demby, A. (1993). Beyond the Interpersonal Circumplex in group psychotherapy: The Structure and Relationship to Outcome of The Individual Group Member Interpersonal Process Scale. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 49, 551-563.

 

Budman, S.H., Soldz, S., Demby, A. Davis, M. & Merry, J. (1993). What is cohesiveness?  An empirical examinationSmall Group Behavior, 24, 199-216.

 

Soldz, S. (1992). Negativity in psychotherapist evaluation of clients and personal acquaintances. International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 5, 393-411.

 

Soldz, S., Budman, S., & Demby, A. (1992). The relationship between Main Actor behaviors and treatment outcome in group psychotherapy. Psychotherapy Research, 2, 52-62.

 

Soldz, S., Budman, S., Demby, A. & Feldstein, M. (1990). Patient activity and outcome in group psychotherapy: New findings. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 40, 53-62.

 

Budman, S., Soldz, S., Demby, A., Feldstein, M. & Springer, T. (1989). Cohesion, alliance and outcome in group psychotherapy: An empirical examination. Psychiatry, 52, 339-350.  Translated into German as Kohasion, therapeutische allianz und therapieerfolg in der gruppenpsychotherapie: Eine empirische untersuchung. In V. Tschuschke & D. Czogalik (Eds.). Psychotherapie -- Welche effekte verandern?  Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 369-386.

 

Soldz S. & Soldz, E. (1989).  A difficulty with the Functionally Independent Construction measure of cognitive differentiation.  International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 2, 315-322.

 

Soldz, S. (1989).  Do psychotherapists use distinct construct subsystems for construing clients and acquaintances?: A repertory grid study. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 8, 98-112.

 

Soldz, S. (1988).  Constructivist tendencies in recent psychoanalysis. International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 1, 329-347.

 

Soldz, S.  (1988). The deficiency of deficiency theories: A critique of ideology in psychology. Practice, 6, 50-64.

 

Soldz, S. (1988). The construction of meaning: Piaget, Kegan and Psychoanalysis. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 18, 46‑59.

 

Soldz, S. (1986).  Construing of others in psychotherapy:  Personal construct perspectivesJournal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 16, 52‑61.

 

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Book Chapters

 

Soldz, S. (2000). Toward a researcher-practitioner alliance:  A personal journey. In S. Soldz, & L. McCullough, (Eds),  Reconciling empirical knowledge and clinical experience: The art and science of psychotherapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Books.

 

McCullough, L. & Soldz, S. (2000). Research and practice: Where are we? In S. Soldz, & L. McCullough,  (Eds.), Reconciling empirical knowledge and clinical experience: The art and science of psychotherapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Books.

 

Davis, M.,  Budman, S.H., & Soldz, S.J. (2000). The Individual Group Member Interpersonal Process Scale. In A.P. Beck, L.R. Greene & Lewis, C.M. (Eds.), Process in therapeutic groups: A handbook of systems of analysis.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Soldz, S. (1997). The Interpersonal Circumplex in clinical research.  In R. Plutchik & H.R. Conte (Eds.), Circumplex models of personality and emotion. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, pp. 411-428.

 

Soldz, S. (1996). Psychoanalysis and constructivism: Convergence in meaning-making perspectives.  In  H. Rosen & K.T. Kuehwein (Eds.), Constructing realities: Meaning-making perspectives for psychotherapists.  New York: Jossey-Bass, 277-306.

 

Soldz, S. (1993). Beyond interpretation: Elaboration of transference in personal construct therapy.  In L.M. Leitner & N.G.M. Dunnet (Eds.). Critical issues in personal construct therapy. Malabar, FL: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Co., 173-192.

 

Soldz, S. (1990).  The therapeutic interaction:  Research perspectives.  In R. A. Wells & V. J. Giannetti, (Eds.).  Handbook of the brief psychotherapies.  New York: Plenum, 22-53.

 

Soldz S. (1987).  The flight from relationship:  Personal construct reflections on a psychoanalytic therapy. Chapter in G. Neimeyer & R. Neimeyer. (eds.).  Personal construct therapy casebook.  New York: Springer.  Translated into Spanish as La fuga de la relacion: Reflexiones sobre la terapia psicoanalitcia desde la perspectiva de los constructos personales. In  G. Neimeyer & R. Neimeyer. (eds.). (1989).  Casos de terapia de constructos personales, Bilbao, Spain: Desclee de Brouwer, S.A.

 

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Reports

 

Soldz, S. (2006). Evaluation as a Means to Sustainability in Real Choice Systems Change.  Houston: ILRU Community Living Partnership: National State-to-State Technical Assistance Center.

 

Soldz, S. & Mulkern, V. (2004). Assessment of Children: Issues and Instruments.  New Brunswick, NJ: Community Living Exchange at Rutgers/National Academy for State Health Policy.

 

Soldz, S., Clark, T.W., Stewart, E., & Miller, B.A. (2000). Adolescent Tobacco Use in Massachusetts: Trends among Public School Students, 1984-1999.  Boston: Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  Prepared by Health and Addictions Research, Inc.

 

Clark, T., Elliott, E., & Soldz, S. (2000).  Drug Use Trends in Greater Boston and Massachusetts. Prepared for the National Institute on Drug Abuse Community Epidemiology Work Group. Boston, MA:  Health and Addictions Research, Inc.

 

Cramer, I. & Soldz, S. (2000). Longitudinal Studies of Smoking Behavior: Are there differences in correlates and predictors of smoking for adolescent females and males?  Boston: Health & Addictions Research, Inc.  Prepared for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

 

Soldz, S. & Cui, X. (1999). Longitudinal Studies of Smoking Behavior: A Longitudinal Grouping analysis of Adolescent Smokers. Boston: Health & Addictions Research, Inc.  Prepared for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

 

Clark, T., Elliott, E., & Soldz, S. (1999).  Drug Use Trends in Greater Boston and Massachusetts. Prepared for the National Institute on Drug Abuse Community Epidemiology Work Group.  Boston, MA:  Health and Addictions Research, Inc.

 

Soldz, S. & Methadone Phases of Treatment Team II (1999). Methadone Phases of treatment: a Pilot Study. Boston: Health & Addictions Research, Inc.

 

Elliott, E.A., Reynes, J., Berger, M., Soldz, S., & Kreiner, P. (1998)  Indicators of Substance Use in Massachusetts: 1985-1995.  Boston: Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  Prepared by Health and Addictions Research, Inc.

 

Soldz, S. & Cui, X. (1999). Longitudinal Studies of Smoking Behavior: Constructing a Risk Factor Index for  Adolescent Smokers.  Boston: Health & Addictions Research, Inc.  Prepared for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

 

Kreiner, P., Soldz, S., Elliott, E. Berger, M., and Reynes, J. (1998).  Massachusetts State Treatment Needs Assessment Project: Social Indicator Study Final Report. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment contract no. 270-94-0016.  Health and Addictions Research, Inc. for the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

 

Clark, T., Caspi, Y., Soldz, S., and Krakow, M. (1998) Preventing Adolescent Substance Use in Massachusetts: A Focus Group Study.  Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, Boston, MA.

 

Briton, N.J., Clark, T.W., Soldz, S., & Krakow, M. (1997). Adolescent Substance Use in Massachusetts:  Trends Among Public School Students 1984-1996.  Boston:  Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  Prepared by Health and Addictions Research, Inc.

 

Briton, N.J., Clark, T.W., Baker, A.K., Posner, J., Soldz, S., & Krakow, M. (1997). Adolescent Tobacco Use in Massachusetts:  Trends Among Public School Students 1984-1996. Boston:  Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  Prepared by Health and Addictions Research, Inc.

 

Kreiner, P., Soldz, S., Elliott, E.A., Berger, M., Reynes, J. & Cui, X. (1997). Massachusetts State Needs Assessment Project (MassSNAP): Prevention Needs Assessment Final Report.  Boston:  Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  Prepared by Health and Addictions Research, Inc.

 

Soldz, S., Kagan, D., & Kue, P. C. (1997). Final Evaluation Report: Case management for racial/ethnic minorities in treatment for substance abuse.  A Center for Substance Abuse treatment Critical Populations Demonstration Grant awarded to the Drug and Alcohol Treatment Association of Rhode Island. Sudbury, MA: Advocates for Human Potential.

 

Soldz, S., Kagan, D., Kue, P.C., & Prost, C.A. (1997) Final Evaluation Report: Southeast Asian Youth and Family Development Project (SAYED). An Agency for Children, Youths, and Families funded Demonstration Project to the City of Providence Mayor’s Council of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Sudbury, MA: Advocate for Human Potential.

 

Soldz, S. (1996) Final Evaluation Report: Project Second Beginning.  A Pregnant and Postpartum Woman and Infants Demonstration Project funded by the Center for Substance Abuse  Prevention. Sudbury, MA: Associates for Human Potential.

 

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Book Reviews

 

Soldz, S. (1999). [Review of M. Lewis.  Altering fate:  Why the past does not predict the future].  Psychoanalytic Books, 10, 545-550.

 

Soldz, S. (1997). [Review of R. Shur. Countertransference enactment: How institutions and therapists actualize primitive internal worlds]. Psychoanalytic Books, 8, 219-222.

 

Soldz, S. (1996). [ Review of S. Eisenstein, N.A. Levy & J. Marmor, (Eds.), The dyadic transaction: The investigation into the nature of the psychotherapeutic process]. Psychoanalytic Books, 7, 82-86.

 

Soldz, S. (1994). [Review of G.J. Neimeyer & R.A. Neimeyer (Eds), Advances in personal construct psychology: Vol. 1. ]. Contemporary Psychology, 37, 815-817.

 

Soldz, S. (1994). [ Review of D.E. Scharff.  Refining the object and reclaiming the self and J.S. Scharff & D.E. Scharff.  Scharff notes: A primer of object relations therapy]. Psychoanalytic Books, 3, 452-456.

 

Soldz, S. (1993). [Review of R.C. Curtis, (Ed.). The relational self: Theoretical convergence in psychoanalysis & social psychology.]. International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 6, 301-308.

 

Soldz, S. (1993). [Review of  K.M. Ford & J.M. Bradshaw (Eds.), Knowledge acquisition as modeling.] SIGGART Bulletin, 4(4), 11-13.

 

Soldz, S. (1993). [ Review of L. Luborsky & P. Crits-Cristoph. Understanding transference: The Core Conflictual Relationship Theme method.]. Psychotherapy Research, 3, 69-73. (Followed by a response from the authors.).

 

Soldz, S. (1993). [Review of R. C. Lane (Ed.). Psychoanalytic Approaches to Supervision.]. Psychoanalytic Books, 4, 60-63.

 

Soldz, S. (1992). [Review of J. Masling (Ed.). Empirical studies of psychoanalytic theories, Vol. 3.]. Psychoanalytic Books, 3, 612-619.

 

Soldz, S. (1992). [Review of J. Bruner. Acts of Meaning.].  Modern Psychoanalysis, 17, 108-110.

 

Soldz, S. (1992). [Review of J.W. Jones. Contemporary psychoanalysis & religion: Transference and transcendence]. Contemporary Psychology., 37,  448-449.

 

Soldz, S. (1992). Winnicott and his followers. [Review of P. Giovacchini, (Ed.). Tactics and techniques in psychoanalytic therapy III: the implications of Winnicott's contributions.]. Contemporary Psychology, 37, 62-63.

 

Soldz, S. (1991). [Review of B. Rinsley, Developmental pathogenesis and treatment of borderline and narcissistic disorders.]. Psychoanalytic Books, 3, 365-368.

 

Soldz, S. (1990). [ Review of J. Kroll. The challenge of the borderline patient.] Psychoanalytic Books, 3, 388-391.

 

Soldz, S. (1988).  Constructs and construers: Review of A. W. Landfield and F. Epting, Personal Construct psychology:  Clinical and personality assessment. International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 1, 119-121.

 

Soldz, S.  (1987).  [Review of J. Weiss, H. Sampson and the Mount Zion Psychotherapy Research Group.  The psychoanalytic process:  Theory, clinical observation & empirical research.]. Modern Psychoanalysis, 12, 108-113.

 

Soldz, S. (1981).  [Review of D. Shapiro, Autonomy and rigid character.].  Modern Psychoanalysis, 6, 238-241.

 

Soldz S. (1979).  [Review of N. Chodorow, The reproduction of mothering: Psychoanalysis and the sociology of gender.].   Root & Branch, 8, 322‑341.

 

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Other

 

My blog: Psyche, Science, and Society.

 

Soldz, S. (2005). Alternative Models for Multilevel Psychotherapy Data. Paper presented at Society for Psychotherapy Research, Montreal, Quebec, June 2005. Handout [pdf] Outline/Notes Bibliography on Multilevel/Correlated Data Analysis.

 

Soldz, S. (2004). Interview on Oregon radio station KBOO about: Security, Terror, and the Support for War [Windows Media].

 

Soldz, S. (2004). 100,000 Iraqis Dead: Should We Believe It?. Available on: ZNet.

 

Soldz, S. (2004). Iraq: What Went Wrong?. Available on: ZNet.

 

Soldz, S. (2004). Abuse at Abu Ghraib, the Psychodynamics of Occupation, and the Responsibility of Us All. Available on: ZNet.

 

Soldz, S. (2004). Retribution or Reflection. Available on: ZNet.

 

Soldz, S. (2004). Security, Terror, and the Psychodynamics of Empire. Talk given at the Forum of Psychoanalysts for Peace and Justice on the Psychodynamics of Empire, February, 2004. [Available on ZNet, Global Policy Forum, and Information Clearinghouse web sites.] Or Listen: Security, Terror, and Empire [mp3].

 

Forms for: Inventory of Interpersonal Problems-Short Circumplex Self Form and IIP-SC Rater Form.

 

Soldz, S., Hudlichka, E., Gumpert, P., Gavrin, J., Dann, E., and Edwards, C. (1996). The Boston Institute for Psychotherapy Change Assessment Tool (BIP-CAT) Manual. Boston: Boston Institute for Psychotherapy.

 

Luborsky, L. , Diguer, L., Kächele, H., Dahlbender, R., Waldinger, W., Freni, S., Krause, R., Frevert, G.,  Bucci, W.,  Drouin, M-S., Fischmann, T., Seganti, A., Wischmann, T., Hori, S., Azzone, P., Pokorny, D.,  Staats, H., Zobel, H., Grenyer, B., Soldz, S., Anstadt, T., Schauenburg, H., Benninghoven, D., Stigler, M., Tchesnova, I., (1996). A Guide to the CCRT's Methods, Discoveries and Future.  Available at: http://sip.medizin.uni-ulm.de/abteilung/projekte/CCRT/ccrtmain.html

 

Soldz, S., Bernstein, E., Rothberg, P., Budman, S., Demby, A., Feldstein, M., Springer, T., Keithly, L. & Powers, T. (1987).  Harvard Community Health Plan Group Cohesiveness Scale -- Version II.  Boston: Harvard Community Health Plan.

 

Budman, S., Springer, T., Soldz, S., Rothberg, P., Davis, M. & Feldstein, M. (1987).  Individual Group Member Interpersonal Process Scale (IGIPS), Version III Manual. Boston: Harvard Community Health Plan.

 

Soldz, S. (1986).  Do Psychotherapists Construe Clients Differently than PersonalAcquaintances?  A Repertory Grid Study.  Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Boston University.

 

Soldz, S. (1980).  Notes on the concept of class.  Root & Branch, 9, 26‑32.

 

Hopper, P. & Soldz, S. (1972).  I don't want to change my lifestyle, I want to change my life.  Somerville, MA:  New England Free Press. (Pamphlet).

 

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