Jennifer A Fidler

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Vulnerability to smoking after trying a single cigarette can lie dormant for three years or more
    J A Fidler
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Tob Control 15:205-9. 2006
  2. pmc 'The smoking toolkit study': a national study of smoking and smoking cessation in England
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:479. 2011
  3. doi Variation in saliva cotinine as a function of self-reported attempts to reduce cigarette consumption
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 217:587-93. 2011
  4. doi Strength of urges to smoke as a measure of severity of cigarette dependence: comparison with the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence and its components
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Addiction 106:631-8. 2011
  5. doi Enjoyment of smoking and urges to smoke as predictors of attempts and success of attempts to stop smoking: a longitudinal study
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 115:30-4. 2011
  6. doi Changes in smoking prevalence in 16-17-year-old versus older adults following a rise in legal age of sale: findings from an English population study
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 105:1984-8. 2010
  7. doi Self-perceived smoking motives and their correlates in a general population sample
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E6BT, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1182-8. 2009
  8. doi Nicotine intake in cigarette smokers in England: distribution and demographic correlates
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3331-6. 2008
  9. doi Smoking status of step-parents as a risk factor for smoking in adolescence
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Addiction 103:496-501. 2008
  10. ncbi Does smoking in adolescence affect body mass index, waist or height? Findings from a longitudinal study
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 102:1493-501. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Vulnerability to smoking after trying a single cigarette can lie dormant for three years or more
    J A Fidler
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Tob Control 15:205-9. 2006
    ..To examine the development of smoking behaviour among adolescents who, at age 11, had tried cigarettes just once...
  2. pmc 'The smoking toolkit study': a national study of smoking and smoking cessation in England
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:479. 2011
    ..The Smoking Toolkit Study (STS) was designed for this role. This paper describes the methodology of the STS and examines as far as possible the representativeness of the samples...
  3. doi Variation in saliva cotinine as a function of self-reported attempts to reduce cigarette consumption
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 217:587-93. 2011
    ..Cotinine is an accurate objective marker of nicotine intake. There is very little information on its stability over time or as a function of self-reported attempts at smoking reduction...
  4. doi Strength of urges to smoke as a measure of severity of cigarette dependence: comparison with the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence and its components
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Addiction 106:631-8. 2011
    ..This study compared ratings of Strength of Urges to Smoke (SUTS) with the Fagerström Test of Nicotine Dependence (FTND) and its components, including the Heaviness of Smoking Index (HSI)...
  5. doi Enjoyment of smoking and urges to smoke as predictors of attempts and success of attempts to stop smoking: a longitudinal study
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 115:30-4. 2011
    ..Enjoyment' and 'addiction' have been proposed as opposing reasons why people continue to smoke despite the manifest dangers. This study examined the roles of these as barriers to smoking cessation...
  6. doi Changes in smoking prevalence in 16-17-year-old versus older adults following a rise in legal age of sale: findings from an English population study
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 105:1984-8. 2010
    ..To assess smoking prevalence before and after the rise in legal age of sale of cigarettes in England and Wales from age 16 to age 18 in October 2007...
  7. doi Self-perceived smoking motives and their correlates in a general population sample
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E6BT, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1182-8. 2009
    ..This study examined smokers' reports of their motives for continued smoking in an English general population sample...
  8. doi Nicotine intake in cigarette smokers in England: distribution and demographic correlates
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3331-6. 2008
    ..Greater nicotine intake in more deprived smokers could explain why they find it harder to stop smoking...
  9. doi Smoking status of step-parents as a risk factor for smoking in adolescence
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Addiction 103:496-501. 2008
    ..Participants A subset of 650 students participating in the Health and Behaviour In Teenagers Study (HABITS), who reported living in step-families, were assessed annually from age 11-12 to age 15-16 years...
  10. ncbi Does smoking in adolescence affect body mass index, waist or height? Findings from a longitudinal study
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 102:1493-501. 2007
    ..To assess the effect of smoking uptake on body mass index (BMI), waist circumference and height during adolescence...
  11. ncbi Early dating predicts smoking during adolescence: A prospective study
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 101:1805-13. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between dating and smoking behaviour...
  12. doi Perceived stress and weight gain in adolescence: a longitudinal analysis
    Cornelia H M van Jaarsveld
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2155-61. 2009
    ..Persistent stress was associated with higher waist circumference and BMI in adolescence, but did not lead to differential changes over 5 years...
  13. ncbi Persistent impact of pubertal timing on trends in smoking, food choice, activity, and stress in adolescence
    Cornelia H M van Jaarsveld
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychosom Med 69:798-806. 2007
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  14. doi What makes for an effective stop-smoking service?
    Leonie S Brose
    NHS Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training NCSCT, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Thorax 66:924-6. 2011
    ..However, success varies considerably across services, making it important to examine the factors that influence their effectiveness...