DAVID A HAAGA

Summary

Affiliation: American University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of the Transcendental Meditation Program on Substance Use among University Students
    David A F Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Asbury Building, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2011:537101. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrative principles for treating substance use disorders
    David A F Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:675-84. 2006
  3. pmc Perceptions of depression among recovered-depressed and never-depressed individuals
    Rachel A Wernicke
    Department of Psychology, Asbury Building, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:771-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special section on measuring cognitive products in research and practice
    D A Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 65:907-10. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Defining psychology: what can it do for us?
    David A F Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:1227-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A healthy dose of criticism for randomized trials: comment on Westen, Novotny, and Thompson-Brenner (2004)
    David A F Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:674-6; author reply 677-83. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive coping skills and depression vulnerability among cigarette smokers
    David A F Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Asbury Building, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1109-22. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special section on stepped care models in psychotherapy
    D A Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:547-8. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of cognitive behavior therapy on smokers' compensatory coping skills
    Frances P Thorndike
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1705-10. 2006
  10. pmc Nicotine dependence, PTSD symptoms, and depression proneness among male and female smokers
    Frances P Thorndike
    American University, Department of Psychology, Asbury Building, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016 8062, United States
    Addict Behav 31:223-31. 2006

Research Grants

Collaborators

  • Robert H Schneider
  • Kelly J Rohan
  • F Travis
  • Abigail C Angkaw
  • Frances P Thorndike
  • Rachel A Wernicke
  • Michelle Y Pearlman
  • Melissa A Tanner
  • David J Hardisty
  • Amy T Nguyen Portella
  • Cindy L Brody
  • Rachel Wernicke
  • John M Chamberlain
  • Dana Rabois
  • Rhonda Jackson
  • Sarina Grosswald
  • Carolyn Gaylord-King
  • Dara G Friedman-Wheeler
  • Dean H Hamer
  • Anthony H Ahrens

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Effects of the Transcendental Meditation Program on Substance Use among University Students
    David A F Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Asbury Building, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2011:537101. 2011
    ..TM instruction could play a valuable role in reducing alcohol use among male university students. Limitations are noted, along with suggestions for further research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrative principles for treating substance use disorders
    David A F Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:675-84. 2006
    ....
  3. pmc Perceptions of depression among recovered-depressed and never-depressed individuals
    Rachel A Wernicke
    Department of Psychology, Asbury Building, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:771-6. 2006
    ..Although nondepressed people frequently fail to convey empathy to friends or relatives who are depressed, this failure probably does not reflect lack of knowledge that depression is incapacitating...
  4. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special section on measuring cognitive products in research and practice
    D A Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 65:907-10. 1997
    ..Cognitive variables can be considered at several levels; the main focus of the articles in this special section is on techniques suited to measurement of cognitive products, thoughts, and images of which people are conscious...
  5. ncbi request reprint Defining psychology: what can it do for us?
    David A F Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:1227-9. 2004
    ..The strongest contribution of his analysis may be its placing "psychology" in the larger conceptual framework of the Tree of Knowledge taxonomy...
  6. ncbi request reprint A healthy dose of criticism for randomized trials: comment on Westen, Novotny, and Thompson-Brenner (2004)
    David A F Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:674-6; author reply 677-83. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive coping skills and depression vulnerability among cigarette smokers
    David A F Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Asbury Building, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1109-22. 2004
    ..Results were (nonsignificantly) stronger for Caucasian (n = 54) than for African-American (n = 73) smokers. Implications for future research on cognitive coping, CBT, and smoking are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special section on stepped care models in psychotherapy
    D A Haaga
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:547-8. 2000
    ..g., generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, eating disorders, and alcohol dependence) for which empirically supported psychosocial treatments are available...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of cognitive behavior therapy on smokers' compensatory coping skills
    Frances P Thorndike
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1705-10. 2006
    ..Discussion focuses on the need to examine a wide range of possible mediating variables in future research on CBT for smoking cessation...
  10. pmc Nicotine dependence, PTSD symptoms, and depression proneness among male and female smokers
    Frances P Thorndike
    American University, Department of Psychology, Asbury Building, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016 8062, United States
    Addict Behav 31:223-31. 2006
    ..The association between PTSD and nicotine dependence was stronger among men than among women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Depression vulnerability, cigarette smoking, and the serotonin transporter gene
    Cindy L Brody
    Department of Psychology, Asbury Building, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    Addict Behav 30:557-66. 2005
    ..Although depression vulnerability was associated with smoking behaviors, genotype did not significantly affect this relationship. Discussion centered on possible reasons for varying results across conceptually similar studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hope as a predictor of entering substance abuse treatment
    Rhonda Jackson
    Department of Psychology, Asbury Building, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    Addict Behav 28:13-28. 2003
    ..Discussion focused on the possibility that in the context of incarceration and substance abuse, high levels of hope may serve as a marker of excessive self-reliance and underestimation of the need for professional treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of training intensity on observers' ratings of anxiety, social skills, and alcohol-specific coping skills
    Abigail C Angkaw
    Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, 2624 Clifton Avenue, Dyer Hall Room 429, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:533-44. 2006
    ..Study findings suggest that differing training intensities can affect rating scores and that interrater reliability may be meaningfully assessed through multiple methods...
  14. ncbi request reprint The influence of cognitive coping and mood on smokers' self-efficacy and temptation
    Dana Rabois
    Department of Psychology, Asbury Building, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    Addict Behav 28:561-73. 2003
    ..This latter finding suggests that smokers with a history of depression may respond well to interventions aimed at increasing positive affect and augmenting positive cognitive coping skills...
  15. ncbi request reprint Metatraits and assessment of attributional style
    John M Chamberlain
    Department of Psychology, Asbury Building, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Psychol 138:521-31. 2004
    ..The authors discuss several methodological and conceptual explanations for these null results...
  16. pmc Depression proneness and reactions to a depressive stimulus
    Rachel A Wernicke
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Psychol 140:69-79. 2006
    ..Likewise, stronger depression-related contagion beliefs and lower levels of empathic responding predicted behavioral rejection of the depressive stimulus...
  17. ncbi request reprint The association between seasonal and premenstrual symptoms is continuous and is not fully accounted for by depressive symptoms
    Amy T Nguyen Portella
    American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:833-7. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of treatment research: does Open Access matter?
    David J Hardisty
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY, 10027, USA
    J Clin Psychol 64:821-39. 2008
    ..In both studies, those given the free access citation were more likely to read the article, yet only in one study did free access increase the likelihood of making intervention recommendations consistent with the article...
  19. doi request reprint The effects of the transcendental meditation program on mindfulness
    Melissa A Tanner
    American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:574-89. 2009
    ....

Research Grants2

  1. Self-Regulatory Focus Theory & Smoking Cessation
    David Haaga; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If results support the applicability of self-regulatory focus theory to smoking, this could have implications for improving motivational appeals in smoking cessation programs. ..
  2. Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Smoking Cessation
    David Haaga; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Undergraduate students will rate a subjectively scored coping measure as well as the adherence and differentiability of treatment conditions, based on therapy session tapes. ..