Zili Sloboda

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Publications

  1. pmc Substance abuse prevention infrastructure: a survey-based study of the organizational structure and function of the D.A.R.E. program
    Jeffrey C Merrill
    Division of Addiction Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:25. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A discussion of the concept of technology transfer of research-based drug "abuse" prevention and treatment interventions
    Zili Sloboda
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, The University of Akron, Ohio, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:1079-87. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Changing patterns of "drug abuse" in the United States: connecting findings from macro- and microepidemiologic studies
    Zili Sloboda
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, University of Akron, Ohio 44325 1915, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:1229-51. 2002
  4. doi request reprint The Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention Study: A randomized field trial of a universal substance abuse prevention program
    Zili Sloboda
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, The University of Akron, 225 S Main Street, Suite 520, Akron, OH 44325 1915, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 102:1-10. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Reports of substance abuse prevention programming available in schools
    Zili Sloboda
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 1915, USA
    Prev Sci 9:276-87. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Implementation fidelity: the experience of the Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention Study
    Zili Sloboda
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 1915, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:394-406. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Universal school-based substance abuse prevention programs: Modeling targeted mediators and outcomes for adolescent cigarette, alcohol and marijuana use
    Peggy C Stephens
    Department of Public Administration and Urban Affairs, The University of Akron, 225 S Main Street, Suite 265, Akron, OH 44325 7904, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 102:19-29. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Is the receptivity of substance abuse prevention programming affected by students' perceptions of the instructor?
    Peggy C Stephens
    University of Akron Institute for Health and Social Policy, Polsky 520, Akron, OH 44325 1915, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:724-45. 2009
  9. pmc Diffusion of the D.A.R.E and syringe exchange programs
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1354-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Do adolescents perceive police officers as credible instructors of substance abuse prevention programs?
    Augustine Hammond
    Department of Political Science, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA 30904, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:682-96. 2008

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Publications11

  1. pmc Substance abuse prevention infrastructure: a survey-based study of the organizational structure and function of the D.A.R.E. program
    Jeffrey C Merrill
    Division of Addiction Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:25. 2006
    ..A.R.E. coordinators (including two major cities), focus groups with local D.A.R.E. officers and mentors, and interviews with national D.A.R.E. office staff...
  2. ncbi request reprint A discussion of the concept of technology transfer of research-based drug "abuse" prevention and treatment interventions
    Zili Sloboda
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, The University of Akron, Ohio, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:1079-87. 2002
    ..Several theoretical perspectives that have not been brought into the technology transfer discussion are mentioned, others need to be reviewed for their potential to guide further research in this area...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changing patterns of "drug abuse" in the United States: connecting findings from macro- and microepidemiologic studies
    Zili Sloboda
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, University of Akron, Ohio 44325 1915, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:1229-51. 2002
    ..Information from the sub-population or micro-epidemiologic studies are reviewed for possible hypotheses to explain each issue. Suggestions for further research and implications for prevention also are presented...
  4. doi request reprint The Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention Study: A randomized field trial of a universal substance abuse prevention program
    Zili Sloboda
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, The University of Akron, 225 S Main Street, Suite 520, Akron, OH 44325 1915, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 102:1-10. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine whether a universal school-based substance abuse prevention program, Take Charge of Your Life (TCYL), prevents or reduces the use of tobacco, alcohol, or marijuana...
  5. doi request reprint Reports of substance abuse prevention programming available in schools
    Zili Sloboda
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 1915, USA
    Prev Sci 9:276-87. 2008
    ..A follow-up qualitative study of a sample of students suggests the need for rewording of the questions for students in future studies. The implications of our findings for evaluation studies are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Implementation fidelity: the experience of the Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention Study
    Zili Sloboda
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 1915, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:394-406. 2009
    ..Although it was found that higher fidelity was associated with better scores on some of the mediators, this was not a consistent finding. The mixed results are discussed within the context of the lesson activities themselves...
  7. doi request reprint Universal school-based substance abuse prevention programs: Modeling targeted mediators and outcomes for adolescent cigarette, alcohol and marijuana use
    Peggy C Stephens
    Department of Public Administration and Urban Affairs, The University of Akron, 225 S Main Street, Suite 265, Akron, OH 44325 7904, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 102:19-29. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Is the receptivity of substance abuse prevention programming affected by students' perceptions of the instructor?
    Peggy C Stephens
    University of Akron Institute for Health and Social Policy, Polsky 520, Akron, OH 44325 1915, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:724-45. 2009
    ..The authors discuss the implications of these findings for school-based prevention programming and indications for further research...
  9. pmc Diffusion of the D.A.R.E and syringe exchange programs
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1354-8. 2006
    ..The decision theory concepts of framing and loss aversion may be useful for further research on the diffusion of public health innovations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Do adolescents perceive police officers as credible instructors of substance abuse prevention programs?
    Augustine Hammond
    Department of Political Science, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA 30904, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:682-96. 2008
    ..The evaluation of police instructors varied according to students' sociodemographic characteristics. Implications for future research and practice are considered...
  11. pmc Methods for testing theory and evaluating impact in randomized field trials: intent-to-treat analyses for integrating the perspectives of person, place, and time
    C Hendricks Brown
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S74-S104. 2008
    ..Practical strategies for reducing model complexity, checking model fit, and handling missing data are discussed using six randomized field trials to show how these methods may be used across trials randomized at different levels...