KENNETH GRIFFIN

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Evidence-based interventions for preventing substance use disorders in adolescents
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 19:505-26. 2010
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Evidence-based interventions for preventing substance use disorders in adolescents
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Division of Prevention and Health Behavior, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 19:505-26. 2010
    ..Challenges remain in widely disseminating evidence-based prevention programs into schools, families, and communities...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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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  12. ncbi request reprint Distress and disease status among patients with rheumatoid arthritis: roles of coping styles and perceived responses from support providers
    K W Griffin
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Behav Med 23:133-8. 2001
    ..Implications for psychosocial intervention and directions for future research are discussed...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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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  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Program provider and observer ratings of school-based preventive intervention implementation: agreement and relation to youth outcomes
    Catherine J Goldberg Lillehoj
    Institute for Social and Behavioral Research, Iowa State University, Ames, 50010, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:242-57. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that there might be a social desirability bias in provider self-reported ratings of implementation and that caution must be used when interpreting self-reported ratings of implementation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a drug prevention CD-ROM intervention for adolescents
    Christopher Williams
    National Health Promotion Associates, White Plains, New York 10604, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:869-78. 2005
    ..Research is needed to determine potential differences in the efficacy of CD-ROM prevention tools delivered in schools compared to home settings...
  23. 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...

Research Grants6

  1. PERSONAL COMPETENCE SKILLS AND ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL USE
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The long-term goal is to improve our understanding of how alcohol use develops among youth of different backgrounds and to improve prevention intervention for ethnically diverse populations. ..
  2. Ethnic Differences in Competence and Adolescent Drug Use
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  3. Competence Skills and Smoking Among Subgroups of Youth
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The long-term goals are to improve our knowledge regarding the development of tobacco use among youth of different backgrounds, and to ultimately refine and improve smoking prevention programs for diverse youth populations...
  4. Competence-Enhancement Prevention Program Effects on Later Risky Sexual Behavior
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. Competence-Enhancement Prevention Program Effects on Later Risky Sexual Behavior
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....