Bonnie Spring

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Healthy lifestyle change and subclinical atherosclerosis in young adults: Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Bonnie Spring
    From the Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL B S, A C M, L A C, J S, M R, M L D, K L Department of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA J F P Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD J P R and Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA S S
    Circulation 130:10-7. 2014
  2. pmc Integrating technology into standard weight loss treatment: a randomized controlled trial
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Ste 1220, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:105-11. 2013
  3. pmc Multiple behavior changes in diet and activity: a randomized controlled trial using mobile technology
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:789-96. 2012
  4. pmc Multiple health behaviours: overview and implications
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 North Lakeshore Drive, Suite 1220, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:i3-10. 2012
  5. pmc ACCISS study rationale and design: activating collaborative cancer information service support for cervical cancer screening
    Ludmila Cofta-Woerpel
    Department of Behavioral Science, UT M D Anderson Cancer Center and National Cancer Institute, Cancer Information Service, Unit1330, P O Box 301439, Houston, TX, 77230, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:444. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Examination of the analytic quality of behavioral health randomized clinical trials
    Bonnie Spring
    University of Illinois Chicago, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:53-71. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice in clinical psychology: what it is, why it matters; what you need to know
    Bonnie Spring
    Behavioral Medicine Section, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:611-31. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine, smoking, and history of major depression: A randomized controlled trial
    Bonnie Spring
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:85-94. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of tryptophan depletion on smokers and nonsmokers with and without history of major depression
    Bonnie Spring
    Medical Research, Hines Hospital, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:70-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Nicotine effects on affective response in depression-prone smokers
    Bonnie Spring
    Hines Hospital, VA Medical Center, Hines, IL, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 196:461-71. 2008

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Publications73

  1. ncbi request reprint Healthy lifestyle change and subclinical atherosclerosis in young adults: Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Bonnie Spring
    From the Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL B S, A C M, L A C, J S, M R, M L D, K L Department of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA J F P Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD J P R and Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA S S
    Circulation 130:10-7. 2014
    ..The benefits of healthy habits are well established, but it is unclear whether making health behavior changes as an adult can still alter coronary artery disease risk...
  2. pmc Integrating technology into standard weight loss treatment: a randomized controlled trial
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Ste 1220, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:105-11. 2013
    ..A challenge in intensive obesity treatment is making care scalable. Little is known about whether the outcome of physician-directed weight loss treatment can be improved by adding mobile technology...
  3. pmc Multiple behavior changes in diet and activity: a randomized controlled trial using mobile technology
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:789-96. 2012
    ..Many patients exhibit multiple chronic disease risk behaviors. Research provides little information about advice that can maximize simultaneous health behavior changes...
  4. pmc Multiple health behaviours: overview and implications
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 North Lakeshore Drive, Suite 1220, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:i3-10. 2012
    ..More remains unknown than known about how to optimize multiple health behaviour change...
  5. pmc ACCISS study rationale and design: activating collaborative cancer information service support for cervical cancer screening
    Ludmila Cofta-Woerpel
    Department of Behavioral Science, UT M D Anderson Cancer Center and National Cancer Institute, Cancer Information Service, Unit1330, P O Box 301439, Houston, TX, 77230, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:444. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Examination of the analytic quality of behavioral health randomized clinical trials
    Bonnie Spring
    University of Illinois Chicago, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:53-71. 2007
    ..The authors offer recommendations for improving the analytic quality of behavioral health RCTs to ensure that evidence about behavioral treatments is highly weighted in systematic reviews...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice in clinical psychology: what it is, why it matters; what you need to know
    Bonnie Spring
    Behavioral Medicine Section, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:611-31. 2007
    ..Training needs are identified in the areas of clinical trial methodology and reporting, systematic reviews, search strategies, measuring patient preferences, and acquisition of clinical skills to perform ESTs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine, smoking, and history of major depression: A randomized controlled trial
    Bonnie Spring
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:85-94. 2007
    ..3 times more likely to be smoking (p = .02). Further research is warranted to determine why high-dose fluoxetine produces continuing effects that oppose tobacco abstinence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of tryptophan depletion on smokers and nonsmokers with and without history of major depression
    Bonnie Spring
    Medical Research, Hines Hospital, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:70-7. 2007
    ..We tested whether acute tryptophan depletion (ATD) triggers depressive symptoms in euthymic, unmedicated smokers and nonsmokers with and without history of major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nicotine effects on affective response in depression-prone smokers
    Bonnie Spring
    Hines Hospital, VA Medical Center, Hines, IL, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 196:461-71. 2008
    ..Yet little evidence supports this view, and nicotine's effect on positive affect deficiency in depression remains largely unstudied...
  11. pmc Behavioral intervention to promote smoking cessation and prevent weight gain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of PreventiveMedicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lakeshore Drive, Suite 1220, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Addiction 104:1472-86. 2009
    ..We reviewed evidence to determine whether behavioral weight control intervention compromises smoking cessation attempts, and if it offers an effective way to reduce post-cessation weight gain...
  12. pmc Health decision making: lynchpin of evidence-based practice
    Bonnie Spring
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, and Hines Hospital VA Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:866-74. 2008
    ..Yet, the literature is largely silent about how to accomplish integrative, shared decision making...
  13. pmc Make Better Choices (MBC): study design of a randomized controlled trial testing optimal technology-supported change in multiple diet and physical activity risk behaviors
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:586. 2010
    ..The study aim is to determine which combination of two behavior change goals--one dietary, one activity--yields greatest overall healthy lifestyle change...
  14. pmc Abuse potential of carbohydrates for overweight carbohydrate cravers
    Bonnie Spring
    University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 197:637-47. 2008
    ..The long-rejected construct of food addiction is undergoing re-examination...
  15. pmc PDA+: A Personal Digital Assistant for Obesity Treatment - an RCT testing the use of technology to enhance weight loss treatment for veterans
    Jennifer M Duncan
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Medical Center, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:223. 2011
    ..Wide-spread dissemination of evidence-based obesity treatment faces multiple challenges including cost, access, and implementing the programmatic characteristics on a large scale...
  16. ncbi request reprint Home-based walking exercise intervention in peripheral artery disease: a randomized clinical trial
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    JAMA 310:57-65. 2013
    ..Clinical practice guidelines state there is insufficient evidence to support advising patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) to participate in a home-based walking exercise program...
  17. pmc A smartphone-supported weight loss program: design of the ENGAGED randomized controlled trial
    Christine A Pellegrini
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N, Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:1041. 2012
    ..The ENGAGED study is a theory-guided, randomized controlled trial designed to examine the feasibility and efficacy of an abbreviated smartphone-supported weight loss program...
  18. ncbi request reprint Elevated positive mood: a mixed blessing for abstinence
    Neal Doran
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:36-43. 2006
    ..Results indicate that lower pretreatment PM may inhibit long-term cessation. Smokers with lower baseline PM may benefit from treatment that increases PM...
  19. pmc The relation between body size perception and change in body mass index over 13 years: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Elizabeth Lynch
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University, 1700 West Van Buren, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:857-66. 2009
    ..12 vs. 0.27 BMI units; P = 0.04). Results for men showed fewer and weaker associations. When obese women perceive themselves as obese and feel that their body size is too large, they gain less weight over time...
  20. doi request reprint Genetic analysis of a population heavy drinking phenotype identifies risk variants in whites
    Ajna Hamidovic
    Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 4402, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:206-10. 2013
    ..019 for rs9839267 in CHS. We have here shown feasibility in evaluating lifetime incidence of heavy alcohol drinking from population-based studies for the purpose of conducting genetic association analyses...
  21. pmc Randomized controlled trial for behavioral smoking and weight control treatment: effect of concurrent versus sequential intervention
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:785-96. 2004
    ..004). Behavioral weight control did not undermine smoking cessation and, when initiated after the smoking quit date, slowed the rate of weight gain, supporting a sequential approach...
  22. pmc The potential of virtual reality technologies to improve adherence to weight loss behaviors
    Michael J Coons
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:340-4. 2011
    ..Using a treatment implementation framework, we suggest how virtual reality technologies might further improve the delivery, receipt, and enactment of ENGAGED to maximize patient impact...
  23. ncbi request reprint Altered reward value of carbohydrate snacks for female smokers withdrawn from nicotine
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 76:351-60. 2003
    ..006). Variation in palatability or hunger did not explain these differences in snack reward value. Findings indicate that nicotine deprivation is associated with a heightened reward value of appealing snack foods for female smokers...
  24. pmc Influence of fluoxetine on positive and negative affect in a clinic-based smoking cessation trial
    Jessica Werth Cook
    Department of Psychology, 1007 West Harrison Avenue, Chicago, IL 60607 7137, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 173:153-9. 2004
    ..Fluoxetine improves affect in clinical syndromes such as depression and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Little is known about fluoxetine's influence on mood changes after quitting smoking, which often resemble sub-clinical depression...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of nicotine on negative affect among more impulsive smokers
    Neal Doran
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 14:287-95. 2006
    ..These data suggest that nicotine may be a disproportionately powerful negative reinforcer for highly impulsive smokers, promoting higher levels of nicotine dependence and inhibiting smoking cessation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Home-based walking exercise in peripheral artery disease: 12-month follow-up of the goals randomized trial
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL M M M D, K D, D L J Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL M M M D, L Z, K L, B S, Y L, D L J
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e000711. 2014
    ....
  27. pmc Past major depression and smoking cessation outcome: a systematic review and meta-analysis update
    Brian Hitsman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Addiction 108:294-306. 2013
    ..To update our prior meta-analysis that showed past major depression (MD+) to be unrelated to smoking cessation outcome...
  28. pmc Gene-centric analysis of serum cotinine levels in African and European American populations
    Ajna Hamidovic
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:968-74. 2012
    ..Our finding provides a platform for further investigation of this, or additional mechanisms, involving the relationship between insulin and self-administered nicotine dose...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of impulsivity on craving and behavioral reactivity to smoking cues
    Neal Doran
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 194:279-88. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that more impulsive smokers are more responsive to cigarette cues than other smokers...
  30. pmc Healthy lifestyle through young adulthood and the presence of low cardiovascular disease risk profile in middle age: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in (Young) Adults (CARDIA) study
    Kiang Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Ste 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Circulation 125:996-1004. 2012
    ..We examined whether adopting a healthy lifestyle throughout young adulthood is associated with the presence of the low cardiovascular disease risk profile in middle age...
  31. ncbi request reprint Adherence across behavioral domains in treatment promoting smoking cessation plus weight control
    Irena Persky
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Health Psychol 24:153-60. 2005
    ..Findings support both unitary and domain-specific aspects of adherence and suggest that among smokers, smoking and eating behaviors may have similarities unshared by physical activity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity and smoking relapse
    Neal Doran
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:641-7. 2004
    ..Findings suggest a need to identify alternative mechanisms to explain impulsive smokers' increased difficulty in maintaining abstinence and to develop targeted treatments that address the special needs of smokers high in impulsivity...
  33. pmc Exercise and energy intake in overweight, sedentary individuals
    Kristin L Schneider
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychology MC 285, 1007 W Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Eat Behav 10:29-35. 2009
    ..Further research examining behavioral and physiological mechanisms of mood deterioration and caloric overcompensation following exercise in overweight, sedentary individuals is warranted...
  34. pmc The South Asian Heart Lifestyle Intervention (SAHELI) study to improve cardiovascular risk factors in a community setting: design and methods
    Namratha R Kandula
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:479-87. 2013
    ..Results of this pilot study will provide preliminary data about the efficacy of a lifestyle intervention on CVD risk in SAs and inform community-engaged CVD prevention efforts in an increasingly diverse U.S. population. ..
  35. pmc Participant Retention in the Veterans Health Administration's MOVE! Weight management program, 2010
    Sara M Locatelli
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, 5000 S 5th Ave 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E129. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine how program characteristics relate to participant retention in the Veterans Health Administration's weight-management program, MOVE!..
  36. ncbi request reprint Reward value of cigarette smoking for comparably heavy smoking schizophrenic, depressed, and nonpatient smokers
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:316-22. 2003
    ..The study goal was to determine whether schizophrenic and depressed smokers perceive the reinforcement value of cigarette smoking differently from nonpsychiatric smokers who smoke as heavily...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hedonic capacity, cigarette craving, and diminished positive mood
    Jessica Werth Cook
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:39-47. 2004
    ....
  38. pmc Measuring smoking-related preoccupation and compulsive drive: evaluation of the obsessive compulsive smoking scale
    Brian Hitsman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 211:377-87. 2010
    ..Research on smokers is impeded, in part, by a lack of instruments that specifically measure compulsive smoking...
  39. ncbi request reprint Affective benefits of exercise while quitting smoking: influence of smoking-specific weight concern
    Kristin L Schneider
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607 7137, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:255-60. 2007
    ..Results suggest that exercise may help temper negative affect states for women with heightened smoking-specific weight concern...
  40. pmc Increasing physical activity in patients with arthritis: a tailored health promotion program
    Linda Ehrlich-Jones
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Chronic Illn 6:272-81. 2010
    ..The intervention is designed to be useful for health systems and insurers interested in a chronic disease management program that could be disseminated to large populations of arthritis patients...
  41. pmc A comment on analyzing addictive behaviors over time
    Kristin L Schneider
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:445-8. 2010
    ..This article aimed to demonstrate how ordinary use of generalized estimating equations (GEE) can be problematic if the assumption of missing completely at random (MCAR) is not met...
  42. pmc Individual, facility, and program factors affecting retention in a national weight management program
    Bonnie Spring
    Center of Innovation for Complex Chronic Healthcare, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:363. 2014
    ..An early evaluation of this program showed that attrition rate was high. The present study examines how individual, facility, and program factors relate to retention for participants in the on-site MOVE! group program...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reinforcement expectations explain the relationship between depressive history and smoking status in college students
    Dennis E McChargue
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Addict Behav 29:991-4. 2004
    ..Instead, findings suggest that young adults with a prior history of major depression hold exaggerated expectations about nicotine's positive effects, which could enhance their likelihood of initiating smoking...
  44. doi request reprint Effect of acute tryptophan depletion on emotions in individuals with personal and family history of depression following a mood induction
    Sarah E Altman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Neuropsychobiology 62:171-6. 2010
    ..However, its effect on a broad range of emotions beyond depressed mood has been inconsistent, and studies have rarely employed a negative mood induction...
  45. pmc The Group Oriented Arterial Leg Study (GOALS) to improve walking performance in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1311-20. 2012
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Association of ethnicity and socioeconomic status with judgments of body size: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
    Elizabeth Lynch
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1055-62. 2007
    ..Learning to make medically accurate judgments of healthy body size may increase the motivation to lose weight in some persons...
  47. pmc Financial motivation undermines maintenance in an intensive diet and activity intervention
    Arlen C Moller
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Obes 2012:740519. 2012
    ..42, P = .016, such that financial motivation had a more deleterious influence among men. Implications for practice and future research on incentivized lifestyle and weight interventions are discussed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Invitation to a dialogue between researchers and clinicians about evidence-based behavioral medicine
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:125-37. 2005
    ..Evidence-based behavioral medicine (EBBM) aims to improve the process through which best scientific research evidence can be obtained and translated into best clinical decisions regarding behavioral treatments to improve health...
  49. pmc The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Study: design and methods
    Roger A Fielding
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1226-37. 2011
    ..A Phase 3 randomized controlled trial is needed to fill this evidence gap...
  50. pmc Genetic variability of smoking persistence in African Americans
    Ajna Hamidovic
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:729-34. 2011
    ....
  51. doi request reprint The selection and design of control conditions for randomized controlled trials of psychological interventions
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, IL 60611, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 78:275-84. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to begin to define principles by which control conditions can be selected or developed in a manner that can assist both investigators and grant reviewers...
  52. pmc Optimization of remotely delivered intensive lifestyle treatment for obesity using the Multiphase Optimization Strategy: Opt-IN study protocol
    Christine A Pellegrini
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 38:251-9. 2014
    ..The Opt-IN study is a theory-guided trial using the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) to develop an optimized, scalable version of a technology-supported weight loss intervention...
  53. pmc How we design feasibility studies
    Deborah J Bowen
    School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:452-7. 2009
    ..The grants were submitted in response to a request for applications proposing research to identify feasible interventions for increasing the utilization of the Cancer Information Service among underserved populations...
  54. pmc A latent class analysis of cancer risk behaviors among U.S. college students
    Joseph Kang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 64:121-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to understand how cancer risk behaviors cluster in U.S. college students and vary by race and ethnicity...
  55. pmc Using the word 'cancer' in communication about an abnormal Pap test: finding common ground with patient-provider communication
    Melissa A Simon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:106-12. 2010
    ..To investigate provider and patient views about communication regarding cervical cancer screening follow-up...
  56. pmc Advancing the science of team science
    Holly J Falk-Krzesinski
    Research Team Support, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 3:263-6. 2010
    ..The First Annual International Science of Team Science (SciTS) Conference was held in Chicago, IL April 22-24, 2010. This article presents a summary of the Conference proceedings...
  57. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based behavioral medicine: what is it and how do we achieve it?
    Karina W Davidson
    Mt Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:161-71. 2003
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Double-blind trial of the effects of tryptophan depletion on depression and cerebral blood flow in smokers
    Michele Pergadia
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 40 N Kingshighway, Suite One, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Addict Behav 29:665-71. 2004
    ..Chronic nicotine exposure appears to be associated with cortical responses suggestive of depressive vulnerability...
  59. pmc Multicenter trial of fluoxetine as an adjunct to behavioral smoking cessation treatment
    Raymond Niaura
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:887-96. 2002
    ..Results support a modest, short-term effect of fluoxetine on smoking cessation and consideration of alternative models for handling missing data...
  60. pmc Cue-elicited negative affect in impulsive smokers
    Neal Doran
    Veterans Medical Research Foundation, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:249-56. 2008
    ..Findings provide support for the existence of a negative affective pathway linking impulsivity and cigarette smoking, and they suggest that this pathway may be specific to the urgency and sensation-seeking components of impulsivity...
  61. ncbi request reprint Influence of nicotine on positive affect in anhedonic smokers
    Jessica Werth Cook
    University of Washington and Puget Sound Health Care System, Mental Health 7West, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 192:87-95. 2007
    ..Relatively overlooked, however, is the possibility that smokers might also self-administer nicotine to elevate low positive affect...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effect of tryptophan depletion on the attentional salience of smoking cues
    Brian Hitsman
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 192:317-24. 2007
    ..There is increasing evidence linking cigarette craving and smoking behavior to serotonergic neurotransmission...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effect of impulsivity on cardiovascular and subjective reactivity to smoking cues
    Neal Doran
    University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
    Addict Behav 33:167-72. 2008
    ..Impulsive smokers may experience disproportionate cigarette craving in response to environmental smoking cues that are not reflected in self-report measures due to a relative lack of conscious awareness of the urge to smoke...
  64. ncbi request reprint Barriers and facilitators of evidence-based practice perceived by behavioral science health professionals
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:695-705. 2007
    ..e., empirically supported treatments [ESTs]). Main facilitators included a growing evidence base. Results suggest that uptake of EBP may be facilitated by education and training...
  65. ncbi request reprint A family history of smoking predicts heightened levels of stress-induced cigarette craving
    Joel Erblich
    Derald H Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Addiction 98:657-64. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint History of depression and smoking cessation outcome: a meta-analysis
    Brian Hitsman
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:657-63. 2003
    ..Lifetime history of major depression does not appear to be an independent risk factor for cessation failure in smoking cessation treatment...
  67. ncbi request reprint Purchases of food in youth. Influence of price and income
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois in Chicago, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:82-9. 2006
    ..These results show the potential for controlled laboratory studies of price and food purchases, and show that the substitution of healthier for unhealthy food is related to available money...
  68. ncbi request reprint Experimenter-defined quit dates for smoking cessation: adherence improves outcomes for women but not for men
    Belinda Borrelli
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Addiction 99:378-85. 2004
    ..The goals of this paper were to: (1) identify factors associated with adherence to a protocol-defined quit date and (2) determine whether such adherence predicts cessation outcome (relapse)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Treating chronic migraine headaches: an evidence-based practice approach
    Barbara B Walker
    Indiana University, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:1367-78. 2006
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Smoking as subculture? Influence on Hispanic and non-Hispanic White women's attitudes toward smoking and obesity
    Lisa Johnsen
    Department of Psychology, Finch University of Health Sciences The Chicago Medical School and University of Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Health Psychol 21:279-87. 2002
    ..7, p < .01. Personal body weight did not influence evaluations. Acculturation and smoking status appear to have a greater influence than ethnicity or weight status on women's attitudes toward smoking and weight...
  71. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on negative symptoms and smoking topography in nicotine-dependent schizophrenics and nonpsychiatric controls
    Brian Hitsman
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:640-8. 2005
    ..Compromising brain serotonin via ATD appears to intensify smoking behavior in nicotine-dependent individuals directly, rather than indirectly through changes in either mood or psychopathologic symptoms...
  72. ncbi request reprint Practical behavioral trials to advance evidence-based behavioral medicine
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente, Penrose, Colorado, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:5-13. 2006
    ..We discuss potential challenges and objections to PBTs and conclude by providing recommendations for the design, conduct, reporting, and review of practical trials...
  73. ncbi request reprint Developing an evidence base in clinical psychology
    Karina W Davidson
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:259-71. 2006
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Research Grants14

  1. CARBOHYDRATE CRAVING--BEHAVIOR/PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL FEATURES
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Results will indicate whether CHO cravers show an increased family prevalence of diabetes and display evidence of insulin resistance and blunting of the expected rise in the tryptophan ratio and leptin concentration after CHO intake. ..
  2. FLUOXETINE AS A QUIT SMOKING AID FOR DEPRESSION PRONE
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  3. CARBOHYDRATE CRAVING: BEHAVIOR/PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL FEATURES
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results will indicate whether CHO cravers show an increased family prevalence of diabetes and display evidence of insulin resistance and blunting of the expected rise in the tryptophan ratio and leptin concentration after CHO intake. ..
  4. ACCISS: Activating Collaborative CIS Support Services
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study examines the impact on medical follow-up and provider-patient communication. ..
  5. Multiple Behavior Change in Diet and Activity
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings will help to fill an important gap in clinical knowledge about how to optimize healthy simultaneous change in diet and activity among adults. ..
  6. Make Better Choices (MBC) - Multiple Behavior Change in Diet and Activity
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed trial tests whether Make Better Choices treatment improves diet and activity more than stress management does and whether it is better to add new lifestyle goals all at once or one after another. ..
  7. CARBOHYDRATE CRAVING: BEHAVIOR/PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL FEATURES
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Results will indicate whether CHO cravers show an increased family prevalence of diabetes and display evidence of insulin resistance and blunting of the expected rise in the tryptophan ratio and leptin concentration after CHO intake. ..
  8. FLUOXETINE AS A QUIT SMOKING AID FOR DEPRESSION PRONE
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  9. Multiple Behavior Change in Diet and Activity
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings will help to fill an important gap in clinical knowledge about how to optimize healthy simultaneous change in diet and activity among adults. ..
  10. Multiple Behavior Change in Diet and Activity
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings will help to fill an important gap in clinical knowledge about how to optimize healthy simultaneous change in diet and activity among adults. ..
  11. FLUOXETINE AS A QUIT SMOKING AID FOR DEPRESSION PRONE
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  12. Make Better Choices (MBC) - Multiple Behavior Change in Diet and Activity
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed trial tests whether Make Better Choices treatment improves diet and activity more than stress management does and whether it is better to add new lifestyle goals all at once or one after another. ..
  13. Multiple Behavior Change in Diet and Activity
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings will help to fill an important gap in clinical knowledge about how to optimize healthy simultaneous change in diet and activity among adults. ..