Herbert Severson

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Development and process evaluation of a Web-based responsible beverage service training program
    Brian G Danaher
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:41. 2012
  2. pmc Measuring participant rurality in Web-based interventions
    Brian G Danaher
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403 USA
    BMC Public Health 7:228. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Smokeless tobacco cessation in military personnel: a randomized controlled trial
    Herbert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:730-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint ChewFree.com: evaluation of a Web-based cessation program for smokeless tobacco users
    Herbert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97405, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:381-91. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of smokeless tobacco is a risk factor for cigarette smoking
    Herbert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1331-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-help cessation programs for smokeless tobacco users: long-term follow-up of a randomized trial
    Hebert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:281-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control research: a journey of discovery in prevention and cessation
    Herbert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:567-79. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco cessation
    H H Severson
    Senior Research Scientist, Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1983, USA
    Prim Care 26:529-51. 1999
  9. pmc Smokeless tobacco use among professional baseball players: survey results, 1998 to 2003
    H H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Tob Control 14:31-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluating two self-help interventions for smokeless tobacco cessation
    H H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Addict Behav 25:465-70. 2000

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Development and process evaluation of a Web-based responsible beverage service training program
    Brian G Danaher
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:41. 2012
    ..This report describes the formative development and subsequent design of an innovative Web-delivered RBS program, and evaluation of the impact of the program on servers' knowledge, attitudes, and self-efficacy...
  2. pmc Measuring participant rurality in Web-based interventions
    Brian G Danaher
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403 USA
    BMC Public Health 7:228. 2007
    ..Rurality analysis can also help evaluate the effectiveness of interventions across population groupings...
  3. doi request reprint Smokeless tobacco cessation in military personnel: a randomized controlled trial
    Herbert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:730-8. 2009
    ..Military personnel are twice as likely as civilians to use smokeless tobacco (ST). This study evaluated the efficacy of a minimal-contact ST cessation program in military personnel...
  4. doi request reprint ChewFree.com: evaluation of a Web-based cessation program for smokeless tobacco users
    Herbert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97405, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:381-91. 2008
    ..We conclude that a tailored, interactive Web-assisted cessation program can be an efficacious method for assisting adult ST users to quit...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of smokeless tobacco is a risk factor for cigarette smoking
    Herbert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1331-7. 2007
    ..55, 95% CI 1.45-4.47, p<.001). The use of ST in the 7th and 9th grades is a significant risk factor for subsequent smoking even when controlling for other factors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-help cessation programs for smokeless tobacco users: long-term follow-up of a randomized trial
    Hebert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:281-9. 2007
    ..Results demonstrate that low-cost, minimal interventions delivered by mail and phone can help a sizable proportion of individuals quit using SLT...
  7. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control research: a journey of discovery in prevention and cessation
    Herbert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:567-79. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco cessation
    H H Severson
    Senior Research Scientist, Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1983, USA
    Prim Care 26:529-51. 1999
    ..Finally, a review of brief cessation interventions in the context of health care is provided...
  9. pmc Smokeless tobacco use among professional baseball players: survey results, 1998 to 2003
    H H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Tob Control 14:31-6. 2005
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  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluating two self-help interventions for smokeless tobacco cessation
    H H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Addict Behav 25:465-70. 2000
    ..Self-reported rates of sustained abstinence (no tobacco use at two months and six months) were 24.5% for the manual/video condition, and 18.4%, for the LifeSign condition...
  11. ncbi request reprint A self-help cessation program for smokeless tobacco users: comparison of two interventions
    H H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 2:363-70. 2000
    ..This may be the result of phone counselors getting subjects to carry out behavioral cessation procedures. Public health implications for this intervention are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint What have we learned from 20 years of research on smokeless tobacco cessation?
    Herbert H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:206-11. 2003
    ..This article will review some unique issues of SLT use that affect cessation and the empirical research on interventions...
  13. pmc An innovative, effective and cost effective survey method using a survey-check response format
    Edward G Feil
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Prev Sci 8:133-40. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of future applications of this method, limitations, and potential cost savings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Who enrolls in a self-help cessation program for smokeless tobacco?
    J A Andrews
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403, USA
    Addict Behav 26:757-64. 2001
    ..Participants differed across the three studies on demographics, some measures of dependence, and history of SLT use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of an interactive tobacco cessation CD-ROM educational program for dental students
    Judith S Gordon
    Deschutes Research, Inc and Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97401, USA
    J Dent Educ 68:361-9. 2004
    ..An interactive educational program such as the one reported herein could be a useful tool for enabling dental professionals to obtain the skills necessary to help their patients quit using tobacco...
  16. ncbi request reprint Successful participant recruitment strategies for an online smokeless tobacco cessation program
    Judith S Gordon
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S35-41. 2006
    ..The use of thematic mailings is novel in research settings. Recruitment of study participants went quickly and smoothly. Google ads and mailings to media outlets were the methods that recruited the highest number of participants...
  17. pmc The 5A's vs 3A's plus proactive quitline referral in private practice dental offices: preliminary results
    Judith S Gordon
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97405, USA
    Tob Control 16:285-8. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of self-help smokeless tobacco cessation programs
    Laura Akers
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:907-14. 2007
    ..The self-help quitting guide also may be a cost-effective treatment, but it remains to be demonstrated whether it is more effective than quitting on one's own...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pilot evaluation of a population-based health intervention for reducing use of smokeless tobacco
    Jeffrey A Cigrang
    Clinical Health Psychology, 74th Medical Operations Squadron SGOHL, Wright Patterson Medical Center, 4881 Sugar Maple Drive, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio 45433, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:127-31. 2002
    ..19% at 6 months). These pilot study data suggest that proactive recruitment using a motivational interviewing approach to offer a treatment provides a good opportunity to reduce the use of ST in military settings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking onset over two years
    Kathleen Forrester
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1259-67. 2007
    ..In addition, evidence indicates that theoretically manipulable variables, including access to tobacco and exposure to anti-tobacco information, have the potential to influence susceptibility to smoking over a time...
  21. ncbi request reprint Women helping chewers: partner support and smokeless tobacco cessation
    Edward Lichtenstein
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Health Psychol 21:273-8. 2002
    ..75, confidence interval = 1.30-2.36) and moderated the effect of baseline depression and addiction on abstinence. Women played a major role through all stages of cessation...
  22. pmc Personality predictors of the development of elementary school children's intentions to drink alcohol: the mediating effects of attitudes and subjective norms
    Sarah E Hampson
    Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:288-97. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint The impact of a brief tobacco-use cessation intervention in public health dental clinics
    Judith S Gordon
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:179-86; quiz 230-1. 2005
    ..Public health dental clinic patients use tobacco at disproportionately high rates. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a tobacco-use cessation program delivered via public health dental practitioners...
  24. ncbi request reprint Disseminating a smokeless tobacco cessation intervention model to dental hygienists: a randomized comparison of personalized instruction and self-study methods
    Judith S Gordon
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Health Psychol 24:447-55. 2005
    ..An economic analysis suggests that SS is more cost-effective than PI...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tobacco cessation in dental settings: research findings and future directions
    Judith S Gordon
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:27-37. 2006
    ..Researchers and clinicians must continue to work together towards universal adoption of effective tobacco cessation interventions at each clinical encounter...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use by adolescents: the role of the oral health professional in evidence-based cessation programs
    David A Albert
    Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:177-87; discussion 192-8. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of changing health professionals' behavior: training dental hygienists in brief interventions for smokeless tobacco cessation
    Laura Akers
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 94703, USA
    Prev Med 43:482-7. 2006
    ..This cost effectiveness analysis compared two methods of disseminating an effective protocol for smokeless tobacco cessation intervention...
  28. pmc Elementary school age children's future intentions and use of substances
    Judy A Andrews
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:556-67. 2003
    ..For alcohol and cigarettes, intention was related to subsequent trying of the substance, suggesting that intention may be an early warning sign of subsequent substance use...
  29. pmc Defining participant exposure measures in Web-based health behavior change programs
    Brian G Danaher
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Med Internet Res 8:e15. 2006
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  30. ncbi request reprint American Academy of Health Behavior 2006 Research Laureate, Herbert H. Severson
    Steve Sussman
    Preventive Medicine and Psychology, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, 1000 S Fremont Avenue, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:565-6. 2006
  31. pmc Bupropion SR for the treatment of smokeless tobacco use
    Lowell C Dale
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:56-63. 2007
    ..We conducted a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical trial to assess the efficacy and safety of bupropion SR for tobacco abstinence among ST users...

Research Grants28

  1. Interactive Internet Intervention for Positive Parenting
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed design will provide important practical information about the feasibility and effectiveness of an Internet parenting intervention in effecting both parenting behavior and child behavior over a three year period. ..
  2. SpitWorld: Interactive Tobacco Education for Adolescents
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The program will be evaluated by pre and post assessment, and followup assessments at 6 months to evaluate the impact of the program on intentions, risk perception, and tobacco use. ..
  3. Decision Support System for Youth Well Being
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. QuitSpit: An Internet-Based Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Program for Teens
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. Tobacco World: Interactive Tobacco Education for Teens
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Students will be assessed at pre-, post- and 6-month follow-up to evaluate the impact of program use on intentions, and actual tobacco use. A companion website will offer administrative and scoring feedback to teachers via the Internet. ..
  6. Effectiveness of a Web-Assisted Quitline for Smokeless Tobacco Users
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  7. QuitSpit: An Internet-Based Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Program for Teens
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  8. Effectiveness of a Web-Assisted Quitline for Smokeless Tobacco Users
    Herbert H Severson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. QuitSpit: An Internet-Based Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Program for Teens
    Herbert H Severson; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  10. Interactive Tobacco Cessation for College Students
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. EVALUATION OF SELF HELP SMOKEELESS TOBACCO CESSATION
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data from this study can significantly contribute to our understanding of how to provide effective, low-intensity programs to help adults quit their use of snuff or chewing tobacco. ..
  12. A Dental Education Program in Tobacco
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. XChew Net--Internet Smokeless Tobacco Cessation
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The use of the Internet as a resource for health care information continues to grow. An empirical evaluation of this delivery system for smokeless tobacco cessation is warranted and timely. ..
  14. Nicotine Lozenges and Assisted Self-help for Smokeless Tobacco Cessation
    Herbert H Severson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....