Raymond S Niaura

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exercise, smoking cessation, and short-term changes in serum lipids in women: a preliminary investigation
    R Niaura
    The Miriam Hospital and Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:1414-8. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Hostility, the metabolic syndrome, and incident coronary heart disease
    Raymond Niaura
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Health Psychol 21:588-93. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Nonpharmacologic therapy for smoking cessation: characteristics and efficacy of current approaches
    Raymond Niaura
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Am J Med 121:S11-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and safety of varenicline for smoking cessation using a flexible dosing strategy in adult smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Raymond Niaura
    Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1931-41. 2008
  5. pmc Multicenter trial of fluoxetine as an adjunct to behavioral smoking cessation treatment
    Raymond Niaura
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:887-96. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation: progress, priorities, and prospectus
    Raymond Niaura
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:494-509. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations between repression, general maladjustment, body weight, and body shape in older males: the Normative Aging Study
    Raymond S Niaura
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int J Behav Med 10:221-38. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in responses to the first cigarette following overnight abstinence in regular smokers
    R Niaura
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University and The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 3:37-44. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal transmission of nicotine dependence: psychiatric, neurocognitive and prenatal factors
    R Niaura
    Brown University Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Addict 10:16-29. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Response to social stress, urge to smoke, and smoking cessation
    Raymond Niaura
    Brown University Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 27:241-50. 2002

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Publications80

  1. ncbi request reprint Exercise, smoking cessation, and short-term changes in serum lipids in women: a preliminary investigation
    R Niaura
    The Miriam Hospital and Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:1414-8. 1998
    ..This study investigated the combined effects of exercise and smoking cessation on serum lipids...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hostility, the metabolic syndrome, and incident coronary heart disease
    Raymond Niaura
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Health Psychol 21:588-93. 2002
    ..Ho's effects on CHD may be mediated though mechanisms other than factors that constitute the metabolic syndrome...
  3. doi request reprint Nonpharmacologic therapy for smoking cessation: characteristics and efficacy of current approaches
    Raymond Niaura
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Am J Med 121:S11-9. 2008
    ..Overall, the clinical literature strongly endorses combining nonpharmacologic interventions with pharmacotherapy to optimize support for smokers who are trying to quit...
  4. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and safety of varenicline for smoking cessation using a flexible dosing strategy in adult smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Raymond Niaura
    Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1931-41. 2008
    ..To determine whether self-regulated flexible dosing with varenicline tartrate is safe and effective for smoking cessation...
  5. pmc Multicenter trial of fluoxetine as an adjunct to behavioral smoking cessation treatment
    Raymond Niaura
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:887-96. 2002
    ..Results support a modest, short-term effect of fluoxetine on smoking cessation and consideration of alternative models for handling missing data...
  6. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation: progress, priorities, and prospectus
    Raymond Niaura
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:494-509. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations between repression, general maladjustment, body weight, and body shape in older males: the Normative Aging Study
    Raymond S Niaura
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int J Behav Med 10:221-38. 2003
    ..Health behaviors including smoking did not mediate relationships between repression, maladjustment, and body shape, but might be considered in future studies as mechanisms underlying links between personality and body shape...
  8. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in responses to the first cigarette following overnight abstinence in regular smokers
    R Niaura
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University and The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 3:37-44. 2001
    ..These results are partially consistent with a nicotine sensitivity interpretation or a tolerance model of the effects of initial smoking...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal transmission of nicotine dependence: psychiatric, neurocognitive and prenatal factors
    R Niaura
    Brown University Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Addict 10:16-29. 2001
    ..Furthering our knowledge of these differences in susceptibility to nicotine dependence among youth will provide additional avenues for prevention and intervention efforts targeted toward those at high risk for dependence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Response to social stress, urge to smoke, and smoking cessation
    Raymond Niaura
    Brown University Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 27:241-50. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation patterns in methadone-maintained smokers
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:421-8. 2007
    ..Past quit attempts, self-efficacy, and constant nicotine replacement were associated with duration of abstinence among methadone-maintained smokers. Attention to these domains in future intervention studies may improve treatment success...
  12. ncbi request reprint Smoking during pregnancy and newborn neurobehavior
    Karen L Law
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1318-23. 2003
    ..This was a prospective study of the effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on newborn neurobehavior, including dose-response relationships using self-report and a bioassay of nicotine exposure...
  13. doi request reprint Smoking cessation among patients in an emergency chest pain observation unit: outcomes of the Chest Pain Smoking Study (CPSS)
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1523-31. 2008
    ..Tailored interventions are effective in promoting initial quit attempts for emergency chest pain patients admitted to an observation unit. Additional intervention may be needed to assist late quitters and to prevent relapse...
  14. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and late-onset smoking in the Vietnam era twin registry
    Karestan C Koenen
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:186-90. 2006
    ..If replicated, these results identify PTSD as a risk factor for smoking that should lead to early tobacco control treatment in this population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Differentiating stages of smoking intensity among adolescents: stage-specific psychological and social influences
    Elizabeth E Lloyd-Richardson
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:998-1009. 2002
    ..Results lend support for an interactional approach to adolescent smoking, with implications for stage-matched prevention and intervention applications...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Smoking abstinence and reinstatement effects in adolescent cigarette smokers
    Suzanne M Colby
    Brown University, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:19-28. 2010
    ..The study objectives were to examine smoking abstinence and reinstatement effects on subjective experience and cognitive performance among adolescent smokers...
  18. pmc Patterns of change in depressive symptoms during smoking cessation: who's at risk for relapse?
    Ellen S Burgess
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine Butler Hopital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:356-61. 2002
    ..Results suggest that among smokers with an MDD history there is substantial heterogeneity in patterns of depressive symptoms during quitting and that patterns involving increased symptoms are associated with low abstinence rates...
  19. pmc Motivation and patch treatment for HIV+ smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth E Lloyd-Richardson
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Addiction 104:1891-900. 2009
    ..To test the efficacy of two smoking cessation interventions in a HIV positive (HIV+) sample: standard care (SC) treatment plus nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) versus more intensive motivationally enhanced (ME) treatment plus NRT...
  20. pmc Development and reliability of the lifetime interview on smoking trajectories
    Suzanne M Colby
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:290-8. 2012
    ..This paper presents descriptive and test-retest reliability data on smoking history variables assessed using the Lifetime Interview on Smoking Trajectories (LIST)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessing the transtheoretical model of change constructs for physicians counseling smokers
    Elyse R Park
    The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:120-6. 2003
    ..Structural equation modeling procedures supported the hypothesized path analysis model in which 3 constructs related to stage of readiness, which in turn related to reported physicians' counseling behavior...
  22. ncbi request reprint Early life stress and adult emotional experience: an international perspective
    Ronald A Cohen
    Brown University, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:35-52. 2006
    ..Associations between ELS and current emotional distress suggest that these events have functional relevance and deserve further investigation...
  23. pmc Pharmacogenetic clinical trial of sustained-release bupropion for smoking cessation
    Sean P David
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Providence, RI 02860, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:821-33. 2007
    ....
  24. pmc Bupropion and cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression in smoking cessation
    Richard A Brown
    Brown Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:721-30. 2007
    ..An a priori test of treatment effects in smokers with these depression vulnerability factors is warranted in future clinical trials...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of anxiety disorders in men and women with established coronary heart disease
    John F Todaro
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:86-91. 2007
    ..Anxiety has been associated with the development and recurrence of coronary heart disease (CHD). The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of anxiety disorders in men and women with established CHD...
  26. pmc Internet- vs. telephone-administered questionnaires in a randomized trial of smoking cessation
    Amanda L Graham
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S49-57. 2006
    ..Results indicate that the internal consistency and test-retest reliability of the measures examined are comparable when self-administered via the Internet or when interviewer-administered via telephone...
  27. pmc Characteristics of smokers reached and recruited to an internet smoking cessation trial: a case of denominators
    Amanda L Graham
    Brown Medical School, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S43-8. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Are emergency chest pain patients ready to quit smoking?
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Prev Cardiol 10:76-82. 2007
    ..There is a need for intervention and education with this population of patients...
  29. pmc Relationships of personality and psychiatric disorders to multiple domains of smoking motives and dependence in middle-aged adults
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G S121 5, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:381-9. 2010
    ....
  30. pmc Long-term stability of maternal prenatal steroid hormones from the National Collaborative Perinatal Project: still valid after all these years
    Laura R Stroud
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, CORO West, Suite 500, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:140-50. 2007
    ..Stability of steroid hormones over decades suggests that stored samples from other longitudinal studies may also allow opportunities to investigate links between prenatal steroids and long-term offspring outcomes...
  31. pmc Consistency of self-reported smoking over a 6-year interval from adolescence to young adulthood
    Cassandra A Stanton
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addiction 102:1831-9. 2007
    ..Predictors of recanting across stages of smoking uptake/progression are examined...
  32. pmc Cigarette smoking and the lifetime alcohol involvement continuum
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:111-20. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc Personality, psychiatric disorders, and smoking in middle-aged adults
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G S121 5, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:833-41. 2009
    ..Likewise, prior studies have not addressed whether personality shows differential associations with smoking based on the presence or absence of lifetime psychiatric disorders...
  34. pmc Stress response and the adolescent transition: performance versus peer rejection stressors
    Laura R Stroud
    Center for Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, CoroWest, Suite 500, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:47-68. 2009
    ..Specificity of physiological response by stressor type highlights the importance of a multisystem approach to the psychobiology of stress and may also have implications for understanding trajectories to psychopathology...
  35. pmc Adolescent tobacco use and substance abuse treatment outcomes
    Marcel A de Dios
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:17-24. 2009
    ..Implications for the implementation of tobacco cessation treatment in the context of substance abuse treatment for adolescents are discussed...
  36. pmc Maternal smoking during pregnancy and newborn neurobehavior: effects at 10 to 27 days
    Laura R Stroud
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Pediatr 154:10-6. 2009
    ..To examine effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on newborn neurobehavior at 10 to 27 days...
  37. pmc Mediators of the relationship between nicotine replacement therapy and smoking abstinence among people living with HIV/AIDS
    Cassandra A Stanton
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:65-80. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and cigarette smoking in twins from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S207-15. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, no prior twin studies have examined genetic and environmental contributions to the association of depressive symptoms and cigarette smoking in adolescence...
  39. pmc Impact of bupropion and cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression on positive affect, negative affect, and urges to smoke during cessation treatment
    David R Strong
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1142-53. 2009
    ..Studies of treatment-related changes in precessation affect or urges to smoke are needed to evaluate the proposed mechanisms of these treatments...
  40. doi request reprint Educational attainment and the heritability of self-reported hypertension among male Vietnam-era twins
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:781-6. 2008
    ..In addition, epidemiological research indicates that the prevalence of hypertension differs by socioeconomic factors, such as educational attainment...
  41. pmc The role of negative affect in risk for early lapse among low distress tolerance smokers
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1394-401. 2008
    ....
  42. pmc A prospective examination of distress tolerance and early smoking lapse in adult self-quitters
    Richard A Brown
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:493-502. 2009
    ..How one reacts to the discomfort of nicotine withdrawal and quitting smoking (i.e., distress tolerance) may be a more promising avenue of investigation with important treatment implications...
  43. pmc Bupropion efficacy for smoking cessation is influenced by the DRD2 Taq1A polymorphism: analysis of pooled data from two clinical trials
    Sean P David
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Primary Care Genetics and Translational Research Center, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1251-7. 2007
    ..These data suggest that bupropion may be effective for smoking cessation only in a subgroup of smokers with the DRD2 Taq1 A2/A2 genotype...
  44. ncbi request reprint Early life stress and morphometry of the adult anterior cingulate cortex and caudate nuclei
    Ronald A Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 59:975-82. 2006
    ..We examine whether reported adverse ELS defined as stressful and/or traumatic adverse childhood events (ACEs) is associated with smaller limbic and basal ganglia volumes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Estimating genetic and environmental influences on depressive symptoms in adolescence: differing effects on higher and lower levels of symptoms
    Richard Rende
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:237-43. 2006
    ..Genetic contributions to lack of susceptibility to depression should be considered in biological models of depression suppression...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hostility in smokers with past major depressive disorder: relation to smoking patterns, reasons for quitting, and cessation outcomes
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:809-18. 2004
    ..Results suggest hostility may play an important role in smoking motivation and cessation outcomes among smokers with past major depression...
  47. ncbi request reprint A study of depressive symptoms and smoking behavior in adult male twins from the NHLBI twin study
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:77-83. 2003
    ..Taken together with the previous literature, these results suggest that the etiology of covariation among depressive symptoms and smoking behavior may vary by measurement and severity of depressive symptomology...
  48. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation treatment on the Internet: content, quality, and usability
    Beth Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:207-19. 2004
    ..Web sites that provide direct treatment often fail to fully implement treatment guidelines and do not take full advantage of the interactive and tailoring capabilities of the Internet...
  49. ncbi request reprint Experimenter-defined quit dates for smoking cessation: adherence improves outcomes for women but not for men
    Belinda Borrelli
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Addiction 99:378-85. 2004
    ..The goals of this paper were to: (1) identify factors associated with adherence to a protocol-defined quit date and (2) determine whether such adherence predicts cessation outcome (relapse)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Do men and women achieve similar benefits from cardiac rehabilitation?
    John F Todaro
    Brown Medical School and Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:45-51. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and metabolic risk in adult male twins enrolled in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute twin study
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:490-7. 2003
    ..To determine the extent to which depressive symptoms are associated with metabolic risk factors and whether genetic or environmental factors account for this association...
  52. ncbi request reprint History of major depressive disorder among smokers in cessation treatment: associations with dysfunctional attitudes and coping
    Christopher W Kahler
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1033-47. 2003
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Does the DRD2-Taq1 A polymorphism influence treatment response to bupropion hydrochloride for reduction of the nicotine withdrawal syndrome?
    Sean P David
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02860, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:935-42. 2003
    ..These data suggest that bupropion attenuates specific symptoms of the nicotine withdrawal syndrome and that this effect may be modified by genotype for the dopamine D2 receptor...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effect of negative emotions on frequency of coronary heart disease (The Normative Aging Study)
    John F Todaro
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:901-6. 2003
    ..06, 95% CI 1.01 to 1.12, p = 0.02) A linear, dose-response relation was observed (chi-square 10.8, degree of freedom 2, p = 0.005): participants who had the highest level of negative emotions experienced the greatest incidence of CHD...
  55. ncbi request reprint Sibling effects on smoking in adolescence: evidence for social influence from a genetically informative design
    Cheryl Slomkowski
    Brown Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Addiction 100:430-8. 2005
    ..We utilize a genetically informative sample of adolescents to test this proposition, focusing on sibling relationship processes (social connectedness) shown to be influential in studies of deviancy...
  56. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depressive disorders in men and women enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation
    John F Todaro
    Center for Behavioral Medicine, Brown Medical School, and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:71-5; quiz 76-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of current and lifetime depressive disorders in the CR setting...
  57. pmc Maternal smoking during pregnancy and neonatal behavior: a large-scale community study
    Laura R Stroud
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e842-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the influence of prospectively measured smoking during pregnancy on aspects of neonatal behavior in a large community sample...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sibling effects on substance use in adolescence: social contagion and genetic relatedness
    Richard Rende
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:611-8. 2005
    ..The results are interpreted using a social contagion framework and contrasted with other competing models such as those focused on the equal environments assumption and niche selection...
  59. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of moderate-intensity exercise as an aid for smoking cessation in women: a randomized controlled trial
    Bess H Marcus
    The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:871-80. 2005
    ..Perhaps future studies could compare moderate- vs. vigorous-intensity physical activity to test their relative efficacy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of rapid-release nicotine gum versus nicotine polacrilex gum in relieving smoking cue-provoked craving
    Raymond Niaura
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addiction 100:1720-30. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint A twin-sibling study of tobacco use in adolescence: etiology of individual differences and extreme scores
    Richard Rende
    Brown Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital and Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:413-9. 2005
    ..These findings were compatible with prior studies of both adolescent and adult smoking and reinforce the importance of familial influences on high levels of smoking frequency in adolescence...
  62. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of the metabolic syndrome and hostility on the incidence of myocardial infarction (the Normative Aging Study)
    John F Todaro
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:221-6. 2005
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Negative mood, depressive symptoms, and major depression after smoking cessation treatment in smokers with a history of major depressive disorder
    Christopher W Kahler
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:670-5. 2002
    ..Unexpected was that CBT-D was associated with greater negative mood and depressive symptoms and increased MDE risk. Results suggest complex bidirectional associations between affect and smoking outcomes...
  64. ncbi request reprint History of depression and smoking cessation outcome: a meta-analysis
    Brian Hitsman
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:657-63. 2003
    ..Lifetime history of major depression does not appear to be an independent risk factor for cessation failure in smoking cessation treatment...
  65. pmc Effects of nicotine withdrawal on verbal working memory and associated brain response
    Lawrence H Sweet
    Department of Psychiatry, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, United States
    Psychiatry Res 183:69-74. 2010
    ....
  66. pmc Characteristics and predictors of readiness to quit among emergency medical patients presenting with respiratory symptoms
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 167 Point Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:24. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  67. ncbi request reprint Differences between Latino and non-Latino White smokers in cognitive and behavioral characteristics relevant to smoking cessation
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, United States
    Addict Behav 30:711-24. 2005
    ..Results also suggest that characteristics previously shown to be predictive of successful cessation in mixed or non-Latino populations may not be equally predictive of cessation across members of diverse populations...
  68. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational transmission of tobacco use and dependence: a transdisciplinary perspective
    Edmond D Shenassa
    Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S55-69. 2003
    ..Research gaps that exist between scientific disciplines are highlighted, and some directions for future research are suggested...
  69. ncbi request reprint A single factor underlies the metabolic syndrome: a confirmatory factor analysis: response to Pladevall et al
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, 196 Richmond St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1719-20; discussion 1720. 2006
  70. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' reactions to the imagery displayed in smoking and antismoking advertisements
    William G Shadel
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:173-6. 2002
    ..Antismoking advertising may be more effective at limiting adolescent smoking if the images displayed have a more positive valence...
  71. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and readiness to quit smoking among cigarette smokers in outpatient alcohol treatment
    Brian Hitsman
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:264-8. 2002
    ..S. Radloff, 1977). The findings suggest that alcoholic smokers with low depressive symptoms are more receptive to quitting smoking after sustained alcohol abstinence...
  72. ncbi request reprint Are metabolic risk factors one unified syndrome? Modeling the structure of the metabolic syndrome X
    Biing Jiun Shen
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:701-11. 2003
    ..This study provides an empirical foundation for conceptualizing and measuring the metabolic syndrome that unites four related components (insulin resistance, obesity, lipids, and blood pressure)...
  73. ncbi request reprint An academic detailing intervention to disseminate physician-delivered smoking cessation counseling: smoking cessation outcomes of the Physicians Counseling Smokers Project
    Michael G Goldstein
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Prev Med 36:185-96. 2003
    ..This study's objective was to determine the effect of a community-based academic detailing intervention on the quit rates of a population-based sample of smokers...
  74. pmc Nicotine replacement therapy: patterns of use after a quit attempt among methadone-maintained smokers
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:753-7. 2006
    ..To determine the association between daily smoking and use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), and to determine predictors of greater NRT use among methadone-maintained smokers...
  75. ncbi request reprint A smoking cessation intervention for the methadone-maintained
    Michael D Stein
    Rhode Island Hospital, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Addiction 101:599-607. 2006
    ..To test, in combination with the nicotine patch, the incremental efficacy of a maximal, tailored behavioral treatment over a minimal treatment for smoking cessation...
  76. ncbi request reprint The Smoking Effects Questionnaire for adult populations. Development and psychometric properties
    Damaris J Rohsenow
    Providence VA Medical Center, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1257-70. 2003
    ..Treatment implications were discussed. This brief scale is likely to be useful in a variety of research and clinical settings...
  77. ncbi request reprint Stress and anxiety after 9/11: a prospective study
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Med Health R I 86:340-1. 2003
  78. pmc Early life stress is associated with greater default network deactivation during working memory in healthy controls: a preliminary report
    Noah S Philip
    Laboratory for Clinical and Translational Neuroscience, Butler Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 7:204-12. 2013
    ..These preliminary results indicate subjects with ELS demonstrate greater DN deactivations to WM challenges compared to non-ELS controls, potentially reflecting a biomarker of long-term effects of ELS exposure...
  79. ncbi request reprint The effects of controlled smoking on heart period variability
    Rachel E Nabors-Oberg
    University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 21:65-70. 2002
  80. pmc Efficacy of bupropion for relapse prevention in smokers with and without a past history of major depression
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    Nicotine Dependence Center Research Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:828-34. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of bupropion for relapse prevention in smokers with and without a past history of major depressive disorder. Changes in depressive symptoms were also examined...

Research Grants2

  1. Nicotine Dependence: Phenotype, Endophenotype & Contexts
    Raymond Niaura; Fiscal Year: 2007
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