Jennifer A Epstein

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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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  11. doi request reprint Gender-specific risk factors for suicidality among high school students
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Department of Public Health, Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 14:193-205. 2010
    ..Fighting was related to suicidality for girls, while fighting in school was related to suicidality for boys. The importance of examining risk factors for suicidality separately for boys and girls is discussed...
  12. 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...
  13. 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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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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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  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Risk factors for suicidality among a nationally representative sample of high school students
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Department of Public Health, Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Cornelll University, Weill Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:241-51. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that programs to prevent alcohol/drug use, address aggression, promote safety, and prevent unsafe sexual practices may also prevent suicidality...
  19. 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...
  20. 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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  21. doi request reprint Adolescent computer use and alcohol use: what are the role of quantity and content of computer use?
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Department of Public Health, Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Weill Cornell Medical College, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Addict Behav 36:520-2. 2011
    ..Drinking also had relationships with more frequent social networking and listening to/downloading music. These findings suggest that both quantity and content of computer use were related to adolescent drinking...