David Collins

Summary

Affiliation: Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of HIV/AIDS prevention resources in Liberia: strategy and implications
    Stephen B Kennedy
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville Center, Louisville, Kentucky 40208, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:169-80. 2004
  2. pmc Preventing youths' use of inhalants and other harmful legal products in frontier Alaskan communities: a randomized trial
    Knowlton W Johnson
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville Center, Louisville, KY 40208, USA
    Prev Sci 10:298-312. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Individual and contextual predictors of inhalant use among 8th graders: a multilevel analysis
    David Collins
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville, KY 40208, USA
    J Drug Educ 38:193-210. 2008
  4. pmc Evaluating retailer behavior in preventing youth access to harmful legal products a feasibility test
    Matthew W Courser
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation Louisville Center, Kentucky, USA
    Eval Rev 33:497-515. 2009
  5. pmc The use of harmful legal products among pre-adolescent Alaskan students
    Brian Saylor
    Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage 99508, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 66:425-36. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Examining a home environmental strategy to reduce availability of legal products that can be misused by youth
    David A Collins
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville, Kentucky 40208, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:1339-48. 2012
  7. pmc Non-medical use of prescription drugs among youth in an Appalachian population: prevalence, predictors, and implications for prevention
    David Collins
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville, Kentucky 40208, USA
    J Drug Educ 41:309-26. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of direct and mediating effects of community coalitions that implemented science-based substance abuse prevention interventions
    David Collins
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation Louisville Center, Louisville, KY 40208, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:985-1007. 2007
  9. pmc Reducing adolescent use of harmful legal products: intermediate effects of a community prevention intervention
    Paul J Gruenewald
    Prevention Research Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:2080-98. 2009
  10. pmc A community prevention intervention to reduce youth from inhaling and ingesting harmful legal products
    Knowlton Johnson
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville, Kentucky 40208, USA
    J Drug Educ 37:227-47. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of HIV/AIDS prevention resources in Liberia: strategy and implications
    Stephen B Kennedy
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville Center, Louisville, Kentucky 40208, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:169-80. 2004
    ..This is the first published study to evaluate Liberia's HIV/AIDS prevention resources and to systematically document the extent and magnitude of the HIV/AIDS crises in the country...
  2. pmc Preventing youths' use of inhalants and other harmful legal products in frontier Alaskan communities: a randomized trial
    Knowlton W Johnson
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville Center, Louisville, KY 40208, USA
    Prev Sci 10:298-312. 2009
    ..Further, the direct effect of HLPs use was not mediated by the measured risk and protective factors that have been promoted in the prevention field. Alternative explanations and implications of these results are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Individual and contextual predictors of inhalant use among 8th graders: a multilevel analysis
    David Collins
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville, KY 40208, USA
    J Drug Educ 38:193-210. 2008
    ..Implications for prevention of inhalant use are discussed...
  4. pmc Evaluating retailer behavior in preventing youth access to harmful legal products a feasibility test
    Matthew W Courser
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation Louisville Center, Kentucky, USA
    Eval Rev 33:497-515. 2009
    ..These findings (a) demonstrate the potential feasibility of retailer-focused environmental strategies and (b) support continued use of youth purchase attempts as a measure of actual retailer behavior...
  5. pmc The use of harmful legal products among pre-adolescent Alaskan students
    Brian Saylor
    Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage 99508, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 66:425-36. 2007
    ..These products include inhalants, over-the-counter medications, prescription medications taken without a doctor's prescription and common household products...
  6. doi request reprint Examining a home environmental strategy to reduce availability of legal products that can be misused by youth
    David A Collins
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville, Kentucky 40208, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:1339-48. 2012
    ..Indirect exposure through others and media was not associated with this change. Study lessons learned and conclusions are highlighted...
  7. pmc Non-medical use of prescription drugs among youth in an Appalachian population: prevalence, predictors, and implications for prevention
    David Collins
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville, Kentucky 40208, USA
    J Drug Educ 41:309-26. 2011
    ..Implications for prevention are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of direct and mediating effects of community coalitions that implemented science-based substance abuse prevention interventions
    David Collins
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation Louisville Center, Louisville, KY 40208, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:985-1007. 2007
    ..Finally, we found that the number of science-based prevention interventions implemented in schools within the coalitions did not moderate the effects of the coalitions on the prevalence of drug use. Study limitations are noted...
  9. pmc Reducing adolescent use of harmful legal products: intermediate effects of a community prevention intervention
    Paul J Gruenewald
    Prevention Research Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:2080-98. 2009
    ..Community mobilization, environmental and school-based strategies were implemented to reduce access, enhance knowledge of risks, and improve assertiveness and refusal skills...
  10. pmc A community prevention intervention to reduce youth from inhaling and ingesting harmful legal products
    Knowlton Johnson
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville, Kentucky 40208, USA
    J Drug Educ 37:227-47. 2007
    ..The results of a feasibility project are presented and the description of a planned efficacy trial is discussed...
  11. pmc An evaluation of retail outlets as part of a community prevention trial to reduce sales of harmful legal products to youth
    Matthew W Courser
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation Louisville Center, USA
    Eval Rev 31:343-63. 2007
    ..It also shows how data from youth purchase attempts can complement survey data from retailers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Strengthening the HIV/AIDS service delivery system in Liberia: an international research capacity-building strategy
    Knowlton Johnson
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation PIRE, Louisville Center, Louisville, KY 40208, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:257-73. 2005
    ..A proposed capacity-building planning model can also strengthen research infrastructure and the production and use of research to positively impact the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Liberia and other developing countries...
  13. pmc The impact of active consent procedures on nonresponse and nonresponse error in youth survey data: evidence from a new experiment
    Matthew W Courser
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation Louisville Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Eval Rev 33:370-95. 2009
    ..Methodological implications of these findings are discussed along with directions for further research...
  14. ncbi request reprint The social costs and benefits of gambling: an introduction to the economic issues
    David Collins
    Division of Economic and Financial Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney, 2109 N S W, Australia
    J Gambl Stud 19:123-48. 2003
    ..Similarities and differences between the analysis of gambling and alcohol are considered. The paper concludes with a consideration of why various estimates of the social costs of gambling have produced such divergent results...