Chad Gwaltney

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using self-efficacy judgments to predict characteristics of lapses to smoking
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1140-9. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Self-efficacy and smoking cessation: a meta-analysis
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Department of Community Health, Brown University, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:56-66. 2009
  3. pmc Ecological momentary assessment of adolescent smoking cessation: a feasibility study
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1185-90. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Equivalence of electronic and paper-and-pencil administration of patient-reported outcome measures: a meta-analytic review
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Brown University, Providence, RI, USA, and PRO Consulting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Value Health 11:322-33. 2008
  5. pmc Using daily drinking data to characterize the effects of a brief alcohol intervention in an emergency room
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Brown University, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 36:248-50. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Dynamic self-efficacy and outcome expectancies: prediction of smoking lapse and relapse
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:661-75. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Situational correlates of abstinence self-efficacy
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:649-60. 2005
  8. pmc Moderators and mediators of two brief interventions for alcohol in the emergency department
    Nancy P Barnett
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Addiction 105:452-65. 2010
  9. pmc A preliminary pharmacogenetic investigation of adverse events from topiramate in heavy drinkers
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:122-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Natural history of nicotine withdrawal
    Saul Shiffman
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Addiction 101:1822-32. 2006

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Using self-efficacy judgments to predict characteristics of lapses to smoking
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1140-9. 2002
    ..This pattern of results remained when multiple lapse episodes were considered. Thus, low-ASE contexts tend to be associated with lapses to smoking...
  2. doi request reprint Self-efficacy and smoking cessation: a meta-analysis
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Department of Community Health, Brown University, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:56-66. 2009
    ..Many studies may overestimate the relationship by failing to appropriately control for smoking behavior at the time of the SE assessment. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  3. pmc Ecological momentary assessment of adolescent smoking cessation: a feasibility study
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1185-90. 2008
    ..As with adults, evidence indicated that lapses were associated with craving, negative affect, and smoking cues. These data support the feasibility and potential value of using EMA with adolescent smokers...
  4. doi request reprint Equivalence of electronic and paper-and-pencil administration of patient-reported outcome measures: a meta-analytic review
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Brown University, Providence, RI, USA, and PRO Consulting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Value Health 11:322-33. 2008
    ..Electronic administration of PROs via computer is becoming widespread. This article reviews the literature addressing whether computer-administered tests are equivalent to their paper-and-pencil forms...
  5. pmc Using daily drinking data to characterize the effects of a brief alcohol intervention in an emergency room
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Brown University, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 36:248-50. 2011
    ..Aggregated data would be unable to detect this time trend. This research underscores the potential value added by examining the day-to-day timing of effects following treatments for alcohol use...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dynamic self-efficacy and outcome expectancies: prediction of smoking lapse and relapse
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:661-75. 2005
    ..ASE and POEs generally neither mediated nor moderated each other's effects. These data emphasize the role of dynamic factors in the relapse process...
  7. ncbi request reprint Situational correlates of abstinence self-efficacy
    Chad J Gwaltney
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:649-60. 2005
    ..These results suggest that self-efficacy may be reactive to affect-motivational states during a quit attempt. Whether these influences represent cognitive biases or objective risk assessments is not known...
  8. pmc Moderators and mediators of two brief interventions for alcohol in the emergency department
    Nancy P Barnett
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Addiction 105:452-65. 2010
    ..To evaluate moderators and mediators of brief alcohol interventions conducted in the emergency department...
  9. pmc A preliminary pharmacogenetic investigation of adverse events from topiramate in heavy drinkers
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:122-9. 2009
    ..Genes underlying glutamatergic neurotransmission, such as the GRIK1 gene, may help predict heterogeneity in topiramate-induced side effects. Future studies in larger samples are needed to more fully establish these preliminary findings...
  10. ncbi request reprint Natural history of nicotine withdrawal
    Saul Shiffman
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Addiction 101:1822-32. 2006
    ..To examine the natural history of nicotine withdrawal and individual differences associated with withdrawal duration and severity...
  11. pmc Hostility, cigarette smoking, and responses to a lab-based social stressor
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:413-24. 2009
    ..Smoking abstinence did not moderate hostility effects. Cigarette smoking may prevent continuing increases in negative mood after social stress in HH smokers, which may partially explain their low rates of quitting...
  12. pmc Contingency management and motivational enhancement: a randomized clinical trial for college student smokers
    Tracy O L Tevyaw
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:739-49. 2009
    ..The efficacy of contingency-management (CM) and motivational enhancement therapy (MET) for college student smoking cessation was examined...
  13. ncbi request reprint Immediate antecedents of cigarette smoking: an analysis from ecological momentary assessment
    Saul Shiffman
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:531-45. 2002
    ..Smoking was unrelated to negative or positive affect or to arousal, although it was associated with restlessness. Thus, in daily life, affect appears to exert little influence over ad-lib smoking in heavy smoking adults...
  14. pmc Moderators of naltrexone's effects on drinking, urge, and alcohol effects in non-treatment-seeking heavy drinkers in the natural environment
    Jennifer W Tidey
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:58-66. 2008
    ..Polymorphisms in the D4 dopamine receptor (DRD4) gene and the mu-opiate receptor (OPRM1) gene, family history of alcohol problems, age of onset of alcoholism and gender were explored as potential moderators of NTX's effects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing versus feedback only in emergency care for young adult problem drinking
    Peter M Monti
    Providence VA Medical Center, RI, USA
    Addiction 102:1234-43. 2007
    ..To establish the efficacy of a brief motivational intervention compared to feedback only when delivered in an emergency department for reducing alcohol use and problems among young adults...
  16. pmc Implicit associations between smoking and social consequences among smokers in cessation treatment
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2066-77. 2007
    ..Results suggest implicit cognition regarding the social consequences of smoking may be a relevant predictor of smoking cessation outcome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of tobacco deprivation on alcohol cue reactivity and drinking among young adults
    Suzanne M Colby
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 29:879-92. 2004
    ..Results indicate that brief tobacco deprivation does not result in compensatory increases in alcohol consumption among young moderate to heavy drinkers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Does reducing withdrawal severity mediate nicotine patch efficacy? A randomized clinical trial
    Stuart G Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1153-61. 2006
    ..This suggests that other mechanisms for the effectiveness of NRT need to be examined...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reduction of abstinence-induced withdrawal and craving using high-dose nicotine replacement therapy
    Saul Shiffman
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:637-44. 2006
    ..Prior studies have shown that Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) decreases withdrawal symptom severity but have relied on retrospective reports and lacked robust measures of baseline symptoms or symptoms during unmedicated abstinence...
  20. pmc Polymorphisms of the mu-opioid receptor and dopamine D4 receptor genes and subjective responses to alcohol in the natural environment
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University and Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:115-25. 2010
    ..This study extends findings on subjective intoxication, urge to drink, and their genetic bases from controlled laboratory to naturalistic settings...
  21. ncbi request reprint Immediate hedonic response to smoking lapses: relationship to smoking relapse, and effects of nicotine replacement therapy
    Saul Shiffman
    University of Pittsburgh and Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:608-18. 2006
    ..Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) has been shown to decrease the risk of progression from lapse to relapse. We hypothesized that this effect might be mediated via decreases in reinforcement from smoking lapses...
  22. doi request reprint Effects of topiramate on urge to drink and the subjective effects of alcohol: a preliminary laboratory study
    Robert Miranda
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:489-97. 2008
    ..This laboratory study systematically examined the dose-dependent effects of topiramate on cue-elicited craving and other putative mechanisms of its pharmacotherapeutic effects on drinking...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cue-provoked craving and nicotine replacement therapy in smoking cessation
    Andrew J Waters
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:1136-43. 2004
    ..Cue-provoked craving predicted relapse among participants on the nicotine patch but not among those on placebo. In summary, NRT users could benefit from treatment that attenuates cue-provoked craving...
  24. doi request reprint Does heightened affect make smoking cues more salient?
    Saul Shiffman
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Smoking Research Group, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:618-24. 2008
    ..Indeed, analyses showed that the effect of cues was typically diminished under conditions of NA. No evidence was found to support the hypothesis that smoking cues and lapsing are more closely linked under NA conditions...
  25. pmc Prediction of lapse from associations between smoking and situational antecedents assessed by ecological momentary assessment
    Saul Shiffman
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:159-68. 2007
    ..The effect was only seen in EMA assessments of NA smoking, and was not captured by questionnaire measures of negative affect smoking, which did not predict lapse risk. Moreover, the effect was not mediated by nicotine dependence...
  26. ncbi request reprint Experiences of demand and control in daily life as correlates of subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in a healthy older sample
    Thomas W Kamarck
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Health Psychol 23:24-32. 2004
    ..Previous findings linking job stress with cardiovascular disease may reflect the broader impact of daily psychological demands, not necessarily associated with the workplace...
  27. ncbi request reprint Frequency of spousal interaction and 3-year progression of carotid artery intima medial thickness: the Pittsburgh Healthy Heart Project
    Denise L Janicki
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:889-96. 2005
    ..We employed Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) real-time recording in the natural setting to determine whether spousal interaction frequency predicts 3-year progression of carotid artery intima medial thickening (IMT)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Application of ecological momentary assessment to the study of marital adjustment and social interactions during daily life
    Denise L Janicki
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:168-72. 2006
    ..Results underscore the merit of obtaining representative measures of social interactions during daily life for understanding influences on and consequences of MA...
  29. pmc Alcohol demand, delayed reward discounting, and craving in relation to drinking and alcohol use disorders
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, and Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:106-14. 2010
    ..These findings further emphasize the relevance of behavioral economic indices of motivation to AUDs and the potential importance of craving for alcohol in this relationship...
  30. ncbi request reprint Analyzing milestones in smoking cessation: illustration in a nicotine patch trial in adult smokers
    Saul Shiffman
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:276-85. 2006
    ..6). The biggest effect of treatment was to prevent progression to relapse among those who had lapsed (HR = 7.1). Analysis of effects by milestones may enhance understanding of cessation treatments and their mechanisms of action...
  31. ncbi request reprint Immediate antecedents of cigarette smoking: an analysis of unrestricted smoking patterns
    Saul Shiftman
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:166-71. 2004
    ..Smoking was associated with particular activities and locations. Urge to smoke was the strongest predictor of smoking. The results replicated the findings of S. Shiffman et al. (2002)...
  32. pmc Attentional bias predicts outcome in smoking cessation
    Andrew J Waters
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, USA
    Health Psychol 22:378-87. 2003
    ..Attentional bias measures may tap an important component of dependence...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and social learning models of drug dependence: implications for the assessment of tobacco dependence in adolescents
    Thomas H Brandon
    University of South Florida and the H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
    Addiction 99:51-77. 2004
    ..In addition to traditional self-report measures, naturalistic and laboratory-based assessments are identified that may yield information relevant to multi-dimensional measurement of tobacco dependence...

Research Grants5

  1. Effect of Mood on Impulsivity Among Adolescent Smokers
    Chad Gwaltney; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The long-term objective of this research is to improve adolescent smoking prevention and cessation efforts by gaining a better understanding of the mechanisms leading to smoking in this population. ..
  2. Ecological Momentary Assessment of Adolescent Smoking Cessation
    Chad Gwaltney; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This improvement in efficacy and reach of interventions may reduce the number of adolescents who go on to become adult smokers and, ultimately, reduce smoking-related morbidity and mortality. ..
  3. Ecological Momentary Assessment of Adolescent Smoking Cessation
    Chad J Gwaltney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This improvement in efficacy and reach of interventions may reduce the number of adolescents who go on to become adult smokers and, ultimately, reduce smoking-related morbidity and mortality. ..