GILBERT BOTVIN

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventing binge drinking during early adolescence: one- and two-year follow-up of a school-based preventive intervention
    G J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York, New York 10021, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:360-5. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Drug abuse prevention among minority adolescents: posttest and one-year follow-up of a school-based preventive intervention
    G J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 2:1-13. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint School-based programmes to prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug use
    Gilbert J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021 USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:607-15. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Life skills training as a primary prevention approach for adolescent drug abuse and other problem behaviors
    Gilbert J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York 10021, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 4:41-7. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Advancing prevention science and practice: challenges, critical issues, and future directions
    Gilbert J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 5:69-72. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and gender differences in psychosocial risk, protection, and adolescent alcohol use
    K W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 1:199-212. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Preventive intervention effects on developmental progression in drug use: structural equation modeling analyses using longitudinal data
    L M Scheier
    Department of Public Health, Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 2:91-112. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Protective role of personal competence skills in adolescent substance use: psychological well-being as a mediating factor
    K W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:194-203. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk taking and refusal assertiveness in a longitudinal model of alcohol use among inner-city adolescents
    J A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 2:193-200. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Linguistic acculturation and gender effects on smoking among Hispanic youth
    J A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Med 27:583-9. 1998

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventing binge drinking during early adolescence: one- and two-year follow-up of a school-based preventive intervention
    G J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York, New York 10021, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:360-5. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that a school-based drug abuse prevention approach previously found to be effective among White youth significantly reduced binge drinking among urban minority youth...
  2. ncbi request reprint Drug abuse prevention among minority adolescents: posttest and one-year follow-up of a school-based preventive intervention
    G J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 2:1-13. 2001
    ..The findings from this study show that a drug abuse prevention program originally designed for White middle-class adolescent populations is effective in a sample of minority, economically disadvantaged, inner-city adolescents...
  3. ncbi request reprint School-based programmes to prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug use
    Gilbert J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021 USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:607-15. 2007
    ..A key challenge is to identify mechanisms for the wide dissemination of evidence-based drug preventive interventions and ways to train providers to implement programmes effectively and thoroughly...
  4. ncbi request reprint Life skills training as a primary prevention approach for adolescent drug abuse and other problem behaviors
    Gilbert J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York 10021, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 4:41-7. 2002
    ..The role of competence enhancement-based primary prevention programs in preventing other negative behaviors during adolescence is discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Advancing prevention science and practice: challenges, critical issues, and future directions
    Gilbert J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 5:69-72. 2004
    ..Further advances in prevention science and practice will require a new emphasis on blended research models that involve conducting prevention research in practice settings with the active collaboration of researchers and practitioners...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and gender differences in psychosocial risk, protection, and adolescent alcohol use
    K W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 1:199-212. 2000
    ..Findings suggest that prevention approaches should focus on enhancing protection in addition to reducing risk, particularly among youth with lower levels of psychosocial protection...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preventive intervention effects on developmental progression in drug use: structural equation modeling analyses using longitudinal data
    L M Scheier
    Department of Public Health, Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 2:91-112. 2001
    ..Findings underscore the utility of targeting more than one gateway substance to prevent escalation of drug involvement and reinforce the importance of social competence enhancement as an effective deterrent to early-stage drug use...
  8. ncbi request reprint Protective role of personal competence skills in adolescent substance use: psychological well-being as a mediating factor
    K W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:194-203. 2001
    ..Findings suggest that competence skills protect youth by enhancing well-being and that prevention programs should aim to enhance competence in order to promote resilience...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk taking and refusal assertiveness in a longitudinal model of alcohol use among inner-city adolescents
    J A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 2:193-200. 2001
    ..But programs that focus on enhancing competence or reducing normative expectations for peer alcohol use might be more effective for high risk-taking youth...
  10. ncbi request reprint Linguistic acculturation and gender effects on smoking among Hispanic youth
    J A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Med 27:583-9. 1998
    ..Although a positive association between acculturation and smoking appears to depend on gender among adults, research with Hispanic adolescents has ignored the moderating effect of gender...
  11. ncbi request reprint Linguistic acculturation associated with higher marijuana and polydrug use among Hispanic adolescents
    J A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:477-99. 2001
    ..By the 1-year follow-up, students who spoke English with their parents and bilingual students who spoke English and Spanish with their parents engaged in greater polydrug use than those who spoke Spanish with their parents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use among Dominican and Puerto Rican adolescents residing in New York City: role of Hispanic group and gender
    J A Epstein
    Department of Public Health, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 22:113-8. 2001
    ..These findings highlight the importance of considering Hispanic group and gender when examining adolescent drinking...
  13. ncbi request reprint A model of smoking among inner-city adolescents: the role of personal competence and perceived social benefits of smoking
    J A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Med 31:107-14. 2000
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  14. ncbi request reprint Parenting practices as predictors of substance use, delinquency, and aggression among urban minority youth: moderating effects of family structure and gender
    K W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 14:174-84. 2000
    ..Unsupervised time at home alone was associated with more smoking for girls only. Implications for prevention interventions are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint A six-year follow-up study of determinants of heavy cigarette smoking among high-school seniors
    K W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Behav Med 22:271-84. 1999
    ..Antismoking attitudes and those of one's parents and friends predicted less later heavy smoking in girls only. Implications for smoking prevention are discussed...
  16. pmc Competence skills help deter smoking among inner city adolescents
    J A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Tob Control 9:33-9. 2000
    ..To test whether higher levels of general competence are linked to more frequent use of refusal assertiveness that is in turn related to less subsequent smoking among inner city adolescents...
  17. pmc Psychosocial predictors of cigarette smoking among adolescents living in public housing developments
    J A Epstein
    Department of Public Health, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Tob Control 8:45-52. 1999
    ..Adolescents residing in low-income public housing developments in inner-city regions may be particularly vulnerable to a variety of risk factors associated with cigarette smoking...
  18. ncbi request reprint Preventing drug abuse in schools: social and competence enhancement approaches targeting individual-level etiologic factors
    G J Botvin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10023, USA
    Addict Behav 25:887-97. 2000
    ..The current paper provides a brief review of school-based prevention approaches targeting individual-level etiologic factors, evidence supporting their effectiveness, and a discussion of potential mediating mechanisms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Which psychosocial factors moderate or directly affect substance use among inner-city adolescents?
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Department of Public Health, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Addict Behav 32:700-13. 2007
    ..Moreover, perceived peer smoking norms, siblings' smoking, and high risk-taking also showed significant main effects for increasing future smoking...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ways to say no: refusal skill strategies among urban adolescents
    Tracy R Nichols
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:227-36. 2006
    ..To examine associations among adolescents' generated verbal strategies (ie, Simple No, Declarative Statements, Excuse, Alternatives) and underlying nonverbal assertiveness in 2 refusal situations: smoking and shoplifting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Social competence among urban minority youth entering middle school: relationships with alcohol use and antisocial behaviors
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Comell University, New York, NY 10014, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 18:97-106. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that social confidence, particularly as it relates to precocious dating behavior during early adolescence, is a risk factor for the early initiation of alcohol use and antisocial behavior...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of a school-based drug abuse prevention program for adolescents on HIV risk behavior in young adulthood
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 7:103-12. 2006
    ..The behavioral effects of competence-enhancement drug prevention programs can extend to risk behaviors including those that put one at risk for HIV infection...
  23. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in the protective effects of self-management skills on adolescent substance use
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Subst Abus 27:47-52. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Do competence skills moderate the impact of social influences to drink and perceived social benefits of drinking on alcohol use among inner-city adolescents?
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Department of Public Health, Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 8:65-73. 2007
    ..Competence skills served as protective factors, as well as moderators. One possible reason that competence enhancement approaches to alcohol prevention are effective may be due to the inclusion of the competence skills component...
  25. ncbi request reprint Preventing youth violence and delinquency through a universal school-based prevention approach
    Gilbert J Botvin
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 7:403-8. 2006
    ..The results of this study indicate that a school-based prevention approach previously found to prevent tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use can also prevent violence and delinquency...
  26. pmc Links between pubertal timing, peer influences, and externalizing behaviors among urban students followed through middle school
    Sarah D Lynne
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 2250, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:181.e7-13. 2007
    ..To evaluate underlying mechanisms of the association between early pubertal timing and both aggression and delinquency among a sample of minority males and females from an urban community...
  27. pmc Media resistance skills and drug skill refusal techniques: What is their relationship with alcohol use among inner-city adolescents?
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Department of Public Health, Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, NY 10021, United States
    Addict Behav 33:528-37. 2008
    ..These findings provided empirical support for including media resistance skills and drug skill refusal techniques in alcohol prevention programs...
  28. ncbi request reprint A social influence model of alcohol use for inner-city adolescents: family drinking, perceived drinking norms, and perceived social benefits of drinking
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Department of Public Health, Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:397-405. 2008
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  29. doi request reprint Examining anger as a predictor of drug use among multiethnic middle school students
    Tracy R Nichols
    Center for Women s Health and Wellness, School of Health and Human Performance, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    J Sch Health 78:480-6. 2008
    ..Affective factors may play a greater role in drug use for girls relative to boys; yet, little is known regarding differences in associations between affect and drug use by gender...
  30. ncbi request reprint Perceived smoking environment and smoking initiation among multi-ethnic urban girls
    Tracy R Nichols
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:369-75. 2006
    ..To examine associations between the perceived smoking environment and smoking initiation among urban multi-ethnic adolescent girls in New York City...
  31. ncbi request reprint It's not what you say, it's how many different ways you can say it: links between divergent peer resistance skills and delinquency a year later
    A Jordan Wright
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:380-91. 2004
    ..To examine whether generation of 'socially appropriate' responses or divergent responses to continued peer pressure is a more effective deterrent of actual delinquency...
  32. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up effects of a school-based drug abuse prevention program on adolescent risky driving
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 5:207-12. 2004
    ..These results support the hypothesis that the behavioral effects of competence-enhancement prevention programs can extend to risk behaviors beyond the initial focus of intervention, such as risky driving...
  33. ncbi request reprint Estimates of intragroup dependence for drug use and skill measures in school-based drug abuse prevention trials: an empirical study of three independent samples
    Lawrence M Scheier
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Counseling Department, 89154, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:85-103. 2002
    ..Findings are discussed with respect to the influence of social climate factors and group norms in the design and analysis of school-based, drug abuse, prevention programs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Personal competence skills, distress, and well-being as determinants of substance use in a predominantly minority urban adolescent sample
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 3:23-33. 2002
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  35. ncbi request reprint Positive impact of competence skills and psychological wellness in protecting inner-city adolescents from alcohol use
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Sci 3:95-104. 2002
    ..These findings highlight the potential of alcohol prevention programs designed to enhance competence and psychological wellness...
  36. ncbi request reprint The moderating role of risk-taking tendency and refusal assertiveness on social influences in alcohol use among inner-city adolescents
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:456-9. 2002
    ..This study examined the moderating influence of risk-taking tendency and refusal assertiveness on perceived friends' drinking as associated with alcohol use among inner-city adolescents...
  37. ncbi request reprint Initial internal reliability and descriptive statistics for a brief assessment tool for the Life Skills Training drug-abuse prevention program
    Araxi P Macaulay
    Teachers College, Columbia University, USA
    Psychol Rep 91:459-62. 2002
    ..The questionnaire showed good internal reliability, detected change from pretest to posttest, and was brief and easy to complete by 45 middle-school students...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a universal drug abuse prevention approach for youth at high risk for substance use initiation
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Institute for Preventive Research, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Med 36:1-7. 2003
    ..However, it is unclear whether such broad-based programs are effective for youth at high risk for substance use initiation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Common predictors of cigarette smoking, alcohol use, aggression, and delinquency among inner-city minority youth
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1141-8. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that several factors that correspond to the predominant psychosocial theories of adolescent development explain variation across different problem behavior outcomes among inner-city minority youth...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predicting smoking among rural adolescents: social and cognitive processes
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:485-91. 2003
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  41. ncbi request reprint A mediational model of the relationship between linguistic acculturation and polydrug use among Hispanic adolescents
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Department of Public Health, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:859-66. 2003
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  42. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with regular marijuana use among high school students: a long-term follow-up study
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:225-38. 2002
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  43. ncbi request reprint Low perceived chances for success in life and binge drinking among inner-city minority youth
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:501-7. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between low perceived chances for success in life and binge drinking in a sample of economically disadvantaged, predominantly minority, urban adolescents...
  44. ncbi request reprint How universal are social influences to drink and problem behaviors for alcohol use? A test comparing urban African-American and Caribbean-American adolescents
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Addict Behav 27:75-86. 2002
    ..These findings highlight the importance of examining the etiology of alcohol use for different black groups...

Research Grants10

  1. MULTI-ETHNIC DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION AMONG NEW YORK YOUTH
    GILBERT BOTVIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..overall multiethnic drug abuse prevention among new york youth gilbert j. botvin, phd ..
  2. Enhancing Implementation Fidelity in a Multi-Site Trial
    GILBERT BOTVIN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will be guided by an experienced team of prevention scientists, internationally known consultants, and a community practitioner advisory board that will participate in all phases of the study. ..
  3. A Collaborative System Approach for the Diffusion of Evidence-Based Prevention
    Gilbert J Botvin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....