ANTHONY NMN contact SPIRITO

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment-as-usual for adolescent suicide attempters: implications for the choice of comparison groups in psychotherapy research
    Anthony Spirito
    Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:41-7. 2002
  2. pmc Cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescent depression and suicidality
    Anthony Spirito
    Division of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 20:191-204. 2011
  3. pmc Sources of site differences in the efficacy of a multisite clinical trial: the Treatment of SSRI-Resistant Depression in Adolescents
    Anthony Spirito
    Clinical Psychology Training Consortium, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:439-50. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of a brief motivational intervention for alcohol-positive adolescents treated in an emergency department
    Anthony Spirito
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pediatr 145:396-402. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of continued suicidal behavior in adolescents following a suicide attempt
    Anthony Spirito
    Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:284-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Society of pediatric psychology task force report: recommendations for the training of pediatric psychologists
    Anthony Spirito
    Brown Medical School, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:85-98. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The suicidal child: assessment and management of adolescents after a suicide attempt
    Anthony Spirito
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Box G BH Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:649-65, vi. 2003
  8. pmc Outpatient psychotherapy practice with adolescents following psychiatric hospitalization for suicide ideation or a suicide attempt
    Anthony Spirito
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, 121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 16:53-64. 2011
  9. pmc Individual and family motivational interventions for alcohol-positive adolescents treated in an emergency department: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Anthony Spirito
    Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:269-74. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Attempted and completed suicide in adolescence
    Anthony Spirito
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies and Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 2:237-66. 2006

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment-as-usual for adolescent suicide attempters: implications for the choice of comparison groups in psychotherapy research
    Anthony Spirito
    Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:41-7. 2002
    ..Given the attention paid to treatment attendance and fidelity in most RCTs, even less potent control groups in such trials may be both ethically and clinically as justifiable as TAU designs for high-risk populations...
  2. pmc Cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescent depression and suicidality
    Anthony Spirito
    Division of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 20:191-204. 2011
    ..A description of some of the core cognitive, affective, and behavioral techniques used in CBT treatments of suicidal ideation and behavior in depressed adolescents is included...
  3. pmc Sources of site differences in the efficacy of a multisite clinical trial: the Treatment of SSRI-Resistant Depression in Adolescents
    Anthony Spirito
    Clinical Psychology Training Consortium, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:439-50. 2009
    ..Study findings are discussed with respect to the overall study outcomes in TORDIA as well as MRCTs in general...
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of a brief motivational intervention for alcohol-positive adolescents treated in an emergency department
    Anthony Spirito
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pediatr 145:396-402. 2004
    ..We conclude that brief interventions are recommended for adolescents who present to an ED with an alcohol-related event and report preexisting problematic alcohol use...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of continued suicidal behavior in adolescents following a suicide attempt
    Anthony Spirito
    Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:284-9. 2003
    ..Depressed mood at baseline was most strongly associated with both continued suicidal ideation and reattempt...
  6. ncbi request reprint Society of pediatric psychology task force report: recommendations for the training of pediatric psychologists
    Anthony Spirito
    Brown Medical School, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:85-98. 2003
    ..To provide an overview of the types of training experiences considered most important to the development of competency in pediatric psychology...
  7. ncbi request reprint The suicidal child: assessment and management of adolescents after a suicide attempt
    Anthony Spirito
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Box G BH Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:649-65, vi. 2003
    ..The empirical literature is used as a guide for identifying risk factors that should be monitored and managed as part of a comprehensive treatment plan...
  8. pmc Outpatient psychotherapy practice with adolescents following psychiatric hospitalization for suicide ideation or a suicide attempt
    Anthony Spirito
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, 121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 16:53-64. 2011
    ..Short-term therapy protocols designed for community practice emphasizing cognitive techniques may be useful to test in future community-based research trials based on the high percentage of adolescents attending relatively few sessions...
  9. pmc Individual and family motivational interventions for alcohol-positive adolescents treated in an emergency department: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Anthony Spirito
    Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:269-74. 2011
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  10. ncbi request reprint Attempted and completed suicide in adolescence
    Anthony Spirito
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies and Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 2:237-66. 2006
    ..Findings from prevention and intervention studies are modest and indicate the need for substantially more theory-driven treatment research...
  11. pmc Emergency department detection of adolescents with a history of alcohol abuse and alcohol problems
    Holly Sindelar-Manning
    Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:457-61. 2008
    ..To compare the characteristics of adolescents with and without a history of problematic alcohol use, who are treated in the emergency department (ED) for an alcohol-related problem...
  12. pmc Alcohol use history differentiates adolescents treated in the emergency department after an alcohol-related incident
    Anne M Fairlie
    Department of Psychology, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:417-23. 2010
    ..We examined whether these 3 groups of adolescents differed on measures of substance use as well as psychosocial factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing in pediatric practice
    Holly A Sindelar
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 34:322-39. 2004
  14. pmc Associations of the DRD2 TaqIA polymorphism with impulsivity and substance use: preliminary results from a clinical sample of adolescents
    Christianne Esposito-Smythers
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 93:306-12. 2009
    ..It is also possible that DRD2 is related to a behavioral phenotype common to externalizing disorders and substance use...
  15. pmc Parental factors influence teen alcohol use after an emergency department visit
    THOMAS H CHUN
    Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:668-72. 2008
    ..To determine if parental factors are significant predictors of short-term adolescent drinking after an alcohol-related emergency department (ED) visit...
  16. pmc Cognitive behavioral treatment for suicidal alcohol abusing adolescents: development and pilot testing
    Christianne Esposito-Smythers
    Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Addict 15:126-30. 2006
    ..Preliminary results suggest that integrated outpatient cognitive behavioral treatment for alcohol abusing suicidal adolescents is feasible, acceptable, and associated with symptomatic improvement...
  17. ncbi request reprint Child sleep disorders: associations with parental sleep duration and daytime sleepiness
    Julie Boergers
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:88-94. 2007
    ..Implications for treatment of both children and adults with sleep problems are discussed...
  18. pmc The significance of marijuana use among alcohol-using adolescent emergency department patients
    THOMAS H CHUN
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:63-71. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Children's Interview for Psychiatric Syndromes (ChIPS) with psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents
    Lance P Swenson
    Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1482-90. 2007
    ..To examine the concurrent validity of the Children's Interview for Psychiatric Syndromes (ChIPS) for adolescent inpatients...
  20. pmc Ethnic group differences in substance use, depression, peer relationships, and parenting among adolescents receiving brief alcohol counseling
    Lynn Hernandez
    Brown University, The Alpert Medical School, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 9:14-27. 2010
    ..Consistent with the findings found in community samples, the overall findings of this study suggest that Hispanic and White non-Hispanic adolescents enrolled in this alcohol intervention have similar baseline characteristics...
  21. ncbi request reprint Potential biases in case detection of alcohol involvement among adolescents in an emergency department
    Suzanne M Colby
    Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, Rhode Island, 02912, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 18:350-4. 2002
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  22. doi request reprint Psychiatric correlates of nonsuicidal cutting behaviors in an adolescent inpatient sample
    Lance P Swenson
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Box G 121 4, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:427-38. 2008
    ..The Subthreshold group did not differ from the other groupings except for an elevated risk for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder compared to the Noncutting group...
  23. pmc Associations of the dopamine D4 receptor gene VNTR polymorphism with drug use in adolescent psychiatric inpatients
    John E McGeary
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 86:401-6. 2007
    ..Examination of the DRD4 in an adolescent sample may provide evidence of a mechanism of this putative relationship...
  24. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and related harm among older adolescents treated in an emergency department: the importance of alcohol status and college status
    Nancy P Barnett
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:342-9. 2003
    ..Patients treated in an urban emergency department were studied to determine if college status, gender and having alcohol as a reason for medical treatment were related to alcohol use and related problem behaviors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Training the transdisciplinary scientist: a general framework applied to tobacco use behavior
    Justin M Nash
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S41-53. 2003
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  26. pmc Response distortion in adolescents who smoke: a pilot study
    L A R Stein
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Drug Educ 32:271-86. 2002
    ..Results point to the need for further research regarding adolescents and response distortion...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predictors of motivation to change after medical treatment for drinking-related events in adolescents
    Nancy P Barnett
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:106-12. 2002
    ..This study has implications for brief interventions that capitalize on potential teachable moments with problem-drinking adolescents...
  28. ncbi request reprint Brief motivational intervention for adolescent smokers in medical settings
    Suzanne M Colby
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Box G BH, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 30:865-74. 2005
    ..Findings offer some support for MI for smoking reduction among non-treatment-seeking adolescents, but overall changes in smoking were small...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Frequency of manic symptoms and bipolar disorder in psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents using the K-SADS Mania Rating Scale
    Jeffrey I Hunt
    Brown Medical School, Providence, and Bradley Hospital, East Providence, Rhode Island 02915, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:918-30. 2005
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  31. ncbi request reprint Utility of the AUDIT for screening adolescents for problematic alcohol use in the emergency department
    Anne M Fairlie
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 18:115-22. 2006
    ..Lowering the recommended adult cut-scores on the shorter versions of the AUDIT appears necessary to identify adolescents who may benefit from intervention or referral...
  32. ncbi request reprint Affective, behavioral, and cognitive functioning in adolescents with multiple suicide attempts
    Christianne Esposito
    Brown Medical School and Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:389-99. 2003
    ..Overall, results suggest that treatment with adolescent suicide attempters might specifically target anger and affect dysregulation to reduce risk for future suicidal behavior...
  33. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric diagnoses and comorbidity in relation to suicidal behavior among psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents
    Kristen Schoff D'Eramo
    Brown Medical School, Providence, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 35:21-35. 2004
    ..Clinicians should be alerted to the particularly high-risk nature of adolescents with multiple suicide attempts...
  34. ncbi request reprint Adolescent substance use and suicidal behavior: a review with implications for treatment research
    Christianne Esposito-Smythers
    Brown Medical School and Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:77S-88S. 2004
    ..Finally, we conclude with proposed directions for future research, including the development of integrated interventions tailored to adolescents with these co-occurring problems...
  35. ncbi request reprint Risk-taking behavior and adolescent suicide attempts
    Cassandra Stanton
    Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:74-9. 2003
    ..No differences in either the total number of risk-taking behavior or the frequency of individual risk-taking behaviors were found. These findings suggest that suicide attempts in adolescents are not a function of risk-taking behavior...
  36. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts and self-mutilative behavior in a juvenile correctional facility
    Joseph V Penn
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:762-9. 2003
    ..To determine the lifetime history of suicide attempts in incarcerated youths and psychological factors related to suicidal and self-mutilative behaviors during incarceration...
  37. pmc Assessing and treating co-occurring disorders in adolescents: examining typical practice of community-based mental health and substance use treatment providers
    David P Lichtenstein
    Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 029122, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:252-7. 2010
    ..62, P = .065] but less likely to do so for substance use [Chi2(1, N = 30) = 9.46, P = .004]. Findings are considered with regard to implications for assessment and treatment outcomes in this high-risk population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Suicide probability scale and its utility with adolescent psychiatric patients
    Michael Eltz
    Bradley Hospital, East Providence, RI, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 38:17-29. 2007
    ..A negative change in SPS scores over the course of the inpatient admission was related to risk for readmission due to repeat suicidal behavior...
  39. ncbi request reprint An intervention trial to improve adherence to community treatment by adolescents after a suicide attempt
    Anthony Spirito
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:435-42. 2002
    ..To determine whether a problem-solving intervention would increase adherence to outpatient treatment for adolescents after a suicide attempt...
  40. pmc Longitudinal trajectories and predictors of adolescent suicidal ideation and attempts following inpatient hospitalization
    Mitchell J Prinstein
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:92-103. 2008
    ..Findings underscore the need for more longitudinal research on the course of adolescent suicidality...
  41. ncbi request reprint Does alcohol use mediate the association between alcohol evaluations and alcohol-related problems in adolescents?
    ELIZABETH J D'AMICO
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:157-60. 2002
    ..The findings indicated that drinking behavior partially mediated the association between positive evaluations and problems experienced from drinking but did not mediate the association between evaluations and drunk driving...
  42. ncbi request reprint Treatment for adolescents following a suicide attempt: results of a pilot trial
    Deidre Donaldson
    May Institute, Norwood, MA 02063, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:113-20. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of a skills-based treatment protocol to a supportive relationship therapy for adolescents after a suicide attempt...
  43. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood predictors of hopelessness among adolescent suicide attempters: preliminary investigation
    Alina Perez-Smith
    Abt Associates, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:139-45. 2002
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that environmental context may play a role in the emotional status of adolescents who attempt suicide...
  44. pmc Switching to another SSRI or to venlafaxine with or without cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescents with SSRI-resistant depression: the TORDIA randomized controlled trial
    David Brent
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    JAMA 299:901-13. 2008
    ..There are no data to guide clinicians on subsequent treatment strategy...

Research Grants13

  1. Effects of the Family Check-Up on Adolescents with Alcohol-Related Events and the
    Anthony Spirito; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Changes in parental monitoring and other adolescent health risk behaviors will also be measured over a 1-year period. ..
  2. Effects of the Family Check-Up on Adolescents with Alcohol-Related Events and the
    ANTHONY NMN contact SPIRITO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Changes in parental monitoring and other adolescent health risk behaviors will also be measured over a 1-year period. ..
  3. Community Treatment of Teen Suicidal Crises
    Anthony Spirito; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This award will contribute to my career objectives by relieving me of patient care duties and providing the time for additional training. ..
  4. ALCOHOL INTERVENTION/TREATMENT OUTCOME RESEARCH TRAINING
    Anthony Spirito; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The recent addition of neurobiology and behavioral genetics didactic and research experiences expands our focus of translational research from basic to clinical research in this upcoming cycle. ..
  5. Family Motivational Interviews for ETOH+ Teens in the ER
    Anthony Spirito; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also test whether individual factors (motivation to change behavior) and environmental factors (parent/family influence and peer influence) mediate the relation between the treatment condition and outcomes. ..
  6. Effects of the Family Check-Up on Adolescents with Alcohol-Related Events and the
    Anthony Spirito; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Changes in parental monitoring and other adolescent health risk behaviors will also be measured over a 1-year period. ..