STEVEN AMES

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A brief image-based prevention intervention for adolescents
    Chudley E Chad Werch
    Addictive and Health Behaviors Research Institute, Department of Health Education and Behavior, University of Florida, 7800 Belfort Parkway, Suite 270, Jacksonville, FL 32256, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:170-5. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Integrated smoking cessation and binge drinking intervention for young adults: A pilot efficacy trial
    Steven C Ames
    ABPP, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:848-53. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life of patients undergoing surgical treatment for newly-diagnosed, clinically localized renal cell carcinoma
    Steven C Ames
    Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:593-605. 2011
  4. doi request reprint A pilot investigation of a multidisciplinary quality of life intervention for men with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer
    Steven C Ames
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Psychooncology 20:435-40. 2011
  5. pmc Integrated smoking cessation and binge drinking intervention for young adults: a pilot investigation
    Steven C Ames
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:343-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The association of alcohol consumption with tobacco use in Black and White college students
    Steven C Ames
    Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville Florida, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1230-44. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Effect of expressive writing as a treatment adjunct for reducing smoking cessation related weight gain in young adult smokers
    Steven C Ames
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:1315-25. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Change in perceived stress, partner support, decisional balance, and self-efficacy following residential nicotine dependence treatment
    Steven C Ames
    Mayo Clinic, Division of Hematology and Oncology, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    J Addict Dis 27:73-82. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Development and feasibility of a parental support intervention for adolescent smokers
    Steven C Ames
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:497-511. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of men with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer
    Steven C Ames
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 26:17-34. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc A brief image-based prevention intervention for adolescents
    Chudley E Chad Werch
    Addictive and Health Behaviors Research Institute, Department of Health Education and Behavior, University of Florida, 7800 Belfort Parkway, Suite 270, Jacksonville, FL 32256, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:170-5. 2010
    ..32-0.43, ps < .01). This study suggests that brief image-based messages may increase health behavior goal setting and reduce substance use, particularly among drug-using older adolescents...
  2. doi request reprint Integrated smoking cessation and binge drinking intervention for young adults: A pilot efficacy trial
    Steven C Ames
    ABPP, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:848-53. 2014
    ..05) than those who received standard treatment. Preliminary data supports that integrated intervention enhances smoking cessation and reduces binge drinking compared to standard treatment. ..
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life of patients undergoing surgical treatment for newly-diagnosed, clinically localized renal cell carcinoma
    Steven C Ames
    Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:593-605. 2011
    ..This investigation provides a unique view of the experiences and needs of persons undergoing surgery for newly diagnosed, localized RCC and reveals that these individuals experience fatigue, anxiety, and depressive symptoms...
  4. doi request reprint A pilot investigation of a multidisciplinary quality of life intervention for men with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer
    Steven C Ames
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Psychooncology 20:435-40. 2011
    ..This pilot project evaluated the acceptability and estimated the effect size of a tailored multidisciplinary quality of life (MQOL) intervention for men who have biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer...
  5. pmc Integrated smoking cessation and binge drinking intervention for young adults: a pilot investigation
    Steven C Ames
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:343-9. 2010
    ..Alcohol consumption is strongly associated with cigarette smoking in young adults...
  6. doi request reprint The association of alcohol consumption with tobacco use in Black and White college students
    Steven C Ames
    Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville Florida, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1230-44. 2010
    ..Racial and gender differences are highlighted. This study was funded by Mayo Clinic. The study's limitations were noted...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of expressive writing as a treatment adjunct for reducing smoking cessation related weight gain in young adult smokers
    Steven C Ames
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:1315-25. 2008
    ..Although the findings suggest that expressive writing holds promise as a treatment adjunct to decrease weight gain associated with smoking cessation, further research is warranted...
  8. doi request reprint Change in perceived stress, partner support, decisional balance, and self-efficacy following residential nicotine dependence treatment
    Steven C Ames
    Mayo Clinic, Division of Hematology and Oncology, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    J Addict Dis 27:73-82. 2008
    ..This study provides new information about how residential treatment impacts psychosocial factors considered to be important predictors of tobacco abstinence in outpatient settings...
  9. doi request reprint Development and feasibility of a parental support intervention for adolescent smokers
    Steven C Ames
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:497-511. 2008
    ..This study expands on the knowledge of treating adolescent smokers and presents a new assessment measure. The study's limitations are noted. This investigation was funded by NICHHD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of men with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer
    Steven C Ames
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 26:17-34. 2008
    ..In contrast to the qualitative data, participants rated their mood as favorable on the quantitative measures. Data were used to guide development of a novel QOL intervention...
  11. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the impact of stress on quality of life: an investigation of low-income individuals with hypertension
    S C Ames
    Mayo Clinic, Nicotine Research Center, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Behav Med 23:112-9. 2001
    ..These findings extend prior research that has examined the impact of medications on quality of life and suggest that stress needs to be accounted for as well...
  12. ncbi request reprint Expressive writing as a smoking cessation treatment adjunct for young adult smokers
    Steven C Ames
    Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:185-94. 2007
    ..Therefore, other modes of delivering expressive writing to young adult cigarette smokers should be explored...
  13. ncbi request reprint Expressive writing intervention for young adult cigarette smokers
    Steven C Ames
    Mayo Clinic, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:1555-70. 2005
    ..Participants stated they benefited most from the support and structure associated with the brief office intervention. Enthusiasm was lacking for the expressive writing treatment adjunct...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differences in adolescent smoker and nonsmoker perceptions of strategies that would help an adolescent quit smoking
    Christi A Patten
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:124-33. 2003
    ..The results have implications for the design of peer-based and other interventions for adolescent smokers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior and perceived stress in cigarette smokers undergoing elective surgery
    David O Warner
    Department of Anesthesiology, the Anesthesia Clinical Research Unit, and the Nicotine Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:1125-37. 2004
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that abstinence from cigarette smoking contributes to psychological stress in the perioperative period...
  16. ncbi request reprint A survey of characteristics of smokeless tobacco users in a treatment program
    Jon O Ebbert
    Mayo Clinic of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:25-35. 2005
    ..To determine the characteristics and outcomes of smokeless tobacco (ST) users receiving interventions in an outpatient tobacco-dependence treatment program...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of nicotine replacement therapy on stress and smoking behavior in surgical patients
    David O Warner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Anesthesia Clinical Research Unit, and Nicotine Dependence Center, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Anesthesiology 102:1138-46. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Differences among Black and White young adults on prior attempts and motivation to help a smoker quit
    Christi A Patten
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology and Behavioral Health Research Program, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN 55901, United States
    Addict Behav 33:496-502. 2008
    ..Tobacco control efforts could focus on optimizing these supportive behaviors as well as expressed motivation and interest in helping a smoker to quit among young adult nonsmokers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Personality correlates related to tobacco abstinence following treatment
    W Michael Hooten
    Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:59-74. 2005
    ..The five-factor model of personality was used to describe the correlates of smoking abstinence...
  20. pmc Efficacy of a brief image-based multiple-behavior intervention for college students
    Chudley E Werch
    University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:149-57. 2008
    ..Epidemiologic data indicate most adolescents and adults experience multiple, simultaneous risk behaviors...
  21. pmc Brief multiple behavior health interventions for older adolescents
    Chudley E Werch
    Addictive and Health Behaviors Research Institute, Department of Health Education and Behavior, University of Florida, 7800 Belfort Parkway, Suite 270, Jacksonville, FL 32256, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:92-6. 2008
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  22. pmc Are effects from a brief multiple behavior intervention for college students sustained over time?
    Chudley E Chad Werch
    Addictive and Health Behaviors Research Institute, Department of Health Education and Behavior, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32256, USA
    Prev Med 50:30-4. 2010
    ..This study examined whether 3-month outcomes of a brief image-based multiple behavior intervention on health habits and health-related quality of life of college students were sustained at 12-month follow-up without further intervention...
  23. doi request reprint Health behavior insights: the transtheoretical/stages of change model: Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD
    Chudley E Werch
    Department of Health Education and Behavior, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:41-8. 2009
    ..A concluding section summarizes key lessons learned from the professional experiences of Dr. DiClemente and discusses implications for advancing health behavior intervention practice and research...

Research Grants1

  1. Smoking Cessation for Young Adults who Binge Drink
    STEVEN AMES; Fiscal Year: 2006
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