Lorien Abroms

Summary

Affiliation: George Washington University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A content analysis of popular smartphone apps for smoking cessation
    Lorien C Abroms
    George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 45:732-6. 2013
  2. pmc Text2Quit: results from a pilot test of a personalized, interactive mobile health smoking cessation program
    Lorien C Abroms
    The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia 20037, USA
    J Health Commun 17:44-53. 2012
  3. pmc Communication and marketing as tools to cultivate the public's health: a proposed "people and places" framework
    Edward W Maibach
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:88. 2007
  4. pmc iPhone apps for smoking cessation: a content analysis
    Lorien C Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 2175 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:279-85. 2011
  5. pmc Getting young adults to quit smoking: a formative evaluation of the X-Pack Program
    Lorien C Abroms
    George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:27-33. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The effectiveness of mass communication to change public behavior
    Lorien C Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:219-34. 2008
  7. pmc What is the best approach to reducing birth defects associated with isotretinoin?
    Lorien Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, D C, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e483. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Dissemination Project: A Science to Prenatal Care Practice Partnership
    Richard Windsor
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 2175 K Street, Suite 701, Washington, DC, 20037, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:180-90. 2014
  9. doi request reprint The Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Adoption Scale: evaluating the diffusion of a tobacco treatment innovation to a statewide prenatal care program and providers
    Richard Windsor
    a Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Health Commun 18:1201-20. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of smoking trajectories during middle and high school
    Lorien Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Addiction 100:852-61. 2005

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc A content analysis of popular smartphone apps for smoking cessation
    Lorien C Abroms
    George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 45:732-6. 2013
    ..Smartphone applications (apps) are increasingly available for smoking cessation...
  2. pmc Text2Quit: results from a pilot test of a personalized, interactive mobile health smoking cessation program
    Lorien C Abroms
    The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia 20037, USA
    J Health Commun 17:44-53. 2012
    ..Future studies are recommended that identify the value of the interactive and personalized features that characterize this program...
  3. pmc Communication and marketing as tools to cultivate the public's health: a proposed "people and places" framework
    Edward W Maibach
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:88. 2007
    ..Although these disciplines have fostered considerable academic inquiry, a coherent sense of precisely how these disciplines can inform the practice of public health has been slower to emerge...
  4. pmc iPhone apps for smoking cessation: a content analysis
    Lorien C Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 2175 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:279-85. 2011
    ..With the proliferation of smartphones such as the iPhone, mobile phones are being used in novel ways to promote smoking cessation...
  5. pmc Getting young adults to quit smoking: a formative evaluation of the X-Pack Program
    Lorien C Abroms
    George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:27-33. 2008
    ..Differences in quit rates favored the X-Pack group at the two follow-ups, but the differences were not significant. These findings offer some support for the X-Pack Program when administered to college smokers...
  6. doi request reprint The effectiveness of mass communication to change public behavior
    Lorien C Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:219-34. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc What is the best approach to reducing birth defects associated with isotretinoin?
    Lorien Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, D C, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e483. 2006
    ..Is iPLEDGE the best way to reduce isotretinoin birth defects, or is it an unproven and overly burdensome system?..
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Dissemination Project: A Science to Prenatal Care Practice Partnership
    Richard Windsor
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 2175 K Street, Suite 701, Washington, DC, 20037, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:180-90. 2014
    ..When multiple biases were analyzed, we concluded the SCRIPT Dissemination Project was the most plausible reason for the significant changes in behavior. ..
  9. doi request reprint The Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Adoption Scale: evaluating the diffusion of a tobacco treatment innovation to a statewide prenatal care program and providers
    Richard Windsor
    a Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Health Commun 18:1201-20. 2013
    ..93 and stabilityr = 0.76. Although 2 specific subscales need to be improved, the SAS can be adapted by prenatal care programs to measure the attributes of adoption of new, evidence-based patient education and counseling methods. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of smoking trajectories during middle and high school
    Lorien Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Addiction 100:852-61. 2005
    ..This study aimed to (1) identify smoking trajectories empirically and (2) identify risk factors for trajectory group membership...
  11. ncbi request reprint Latent growth curve analyses of peer and parent influences on smoking progression among early adolescents
    Bruce Simons-Morton
    Prevention Research Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
    Health Psychol 23:612-21. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in young adults' beliefs about sunscreen use
    Lorien Abroms
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, Boston, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:29-43. 2003
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of their implications for the design of future interventions...