Angela Reilly's research while affiliated with DePaul University and other places

Publications (6)

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The study examined how friendships among women in recovery from substance use disorders are related to individual resources (e.g., social support, self-esteem, and hope) and empowerment (e.g., power and optimism). Findings from a path analysis of 244 women in recovery revealed that friendships among women were positively related to individual resou...
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This study examines the effects that substance-using family members have on those working to maintain recovery from substance use disorder. Participants (N = 229) were recruited from Oxford Houses (OH) across North Carolina, Texas, and Oregon. A stepwise linear regression with variables including abstinence self-efficacy, gender, substance use, att...
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In 2016, two Oxford House (OH) recovery homes were established for the Suquamish Tribal reservation. A group of researchers interviewed house members and key individuals responsible for the creation of these two unique OHs. Because American Indians are an at‐risk population for substance use disorders, our study explored whether an OH‐type recovery...
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Rather than putting individuals with substance use disorders in prisons and shelters, the authors of this chapter suggest that we should promote second-order change, which focuses on changing that which influences the individual and his or her social network, as well as all other components of the environment that may contribute to the particular p...
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The current study examined the relationships between a personality metatrait (Stability consisting of conscientiousness, agreeableness, and neuroticism), self-esteem, and stress in an adult population of individuals with substance use disorders living in recovery homes. Adults (N ¼ 229) residing in 42 residential recovery settings were interviewed...
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Social network data were collected among residents of an Oxford House (OH) recovery home, which was located on Suquamish Tribal territory. Data were collected on the social connections of eight male residents (including four Native Americans and four non–Native Americans) using a social network instrument. A number of social network relationship ty...

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... 38 Several studies have investigated the relationship between selfesteem and perceived stress, suggesting self-esteem as a possible moderator of stress. 38,39 In a study from 2017, Reilly and co-workers used the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSS) when investigating the relationship between self-esteem, personality, and perceived stress in individuals suffering from substance abuse who were living in recovery homes. 39 They found that a higher level of self-esteem and lower levels of perceived stress were associated with the personality trait Stability. ...
... The social network instrument (SNI; Jason & Stevens, 2017) was utilized to capture the social dynamics within each OH. This instrument has been used in several investigations on the social networks of recovery home residents (Jason & Stevens, 2017;Jason et al., 2014;Jason et al., 2018;Light et al., 2016) The SNI measures several relationship characteristics, including friendship, loan, and advice-seeking. Data were also collected on help, frequency, and strength, but these measures are not included in the current study. ...