Linda M Collins

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Some methodological considerations in theory-based health behavior research
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 400 Calder Square II, University Park, PA 16802 6504, USA
    Health Psychol 32:586-91. 2013
  2. pmc Design of experiments with multiple independent variables: a resource management perspective on complete and reduced factorial designs
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, PA 16801, USA
    Psychol Methods 14:202-24. 2009
  3. pmc Comparison of a phased experimental approach and a single randomized clinical trial for developing multicomponent behavioral interventions
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Clin Trials 6:5-15. 2009
  4. pmc The multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) and the sequential multiple assignment randomized trial (SMART): new methods for more potent eHealth interventions
    Linda M Collins
    Methodology Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S112-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of inclusive and restrictive strategies in modern missing data procedures
    L M Collins
    The Methodology Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Psychol Methods 6:330-51. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint A strategy for optimizing and evaluating behavioral interventions
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:65-73. 2005
  7. pmc A conceptual framework for adaptive preventive interventions
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Prev Sci 5:185-96. 2004
  8. pmc Does individual risk moderate the effect of contextual-level protective factors? A latent class analysis of substance use
    Michael J Cleveland
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 38:213-28. 2010
  9. pmc A new SAS procedure for latent transition analysis: transitions in dating and sexual risk behavior
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:446-56. 2008
  10. pmc Multilevel factorial experiments for developing behavioral interventions: power, sample size, and resource considerations
    John J Dziak
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Psychol Methods 17:153-75. 2012

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Some methodological considerations in theory-based health behavior research
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 400 Calder Square II, University Park, PA 16802 6504, USA
    Health Psychol 32:586-91. 2013
    ..The second is measurement of latent constructs. The third is the Multiphase Optimization Strategy, a framework for translation of innovations from social and personality psychology into behavioral interventions...
  2. pmc Design of experiments with multiple independent variables: a resource management perspective on complete and reduced factorial designs
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, PA 16801, USA
    Psychol Methods 14:202-24. 2009
    ..Although relatively unfamiliar to behavioral scientists, fractional factorial designs merit serious consideration because of their economy and versatility...
  3. pmc Comparison of a phased experimental approach and a single randomized clinical trial for developing multicomponent behavioral interventions
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Clin Trials 6:5-15. 2009
    ..By contrast, the emergent phased experimental approach involves programmatic phases of empirical research and discovery aimed at identifying individual intervention component effects and the best combination of components and levels...
  4. pmc The multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) and the sequential multiple assignment randomized trial (SMART): new methods for more potent eHealth interventions
    Linda M Collins
    Methodology Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S112-8. 2007
    ..Both the MOST and SMART approaches use randomized experimentation to enable valid inferences. When properly implemented, these approaches will lead to the development of more potent eHealth interventions...
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of inclusive and restrictive strategies in modern missing data procedures
    L M Collins
    The Methodology Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Psychol Methods 6:330-51. 2001
    ..As implemented in currently available software, the ML approach tends to encourage the use of a restrictive strategy, whereas the MI approach makes it relatively simple to use an inclusive strategy...
  6. ncbi request reprint A strategy for optimizing and evaluating behavioral interventions
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:65-73. 2005
    ..Purpose: This article suggests a multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) for achieving the dual goals of program optimization and program evaluation in the behavioral intervention field...
  7. pmc A conceptual framework for adaptive preventive interventions
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Prev Sci 5:185-96. 2004
    ..In this paper, we offer a conceptual framework for adaptive interventions, discuss principles underlying the design and evaluation of such interventions, and review some areas where additional research is needed...
  8. pmc Does individual risk moderate the effect of contextual-level protective factors? A latent class analysis of substance use
    Michael J Cleveland
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 38:213-28. 2010
    ..Multi-component and adaptive intervention efforts that account for different levels of ATOD use involvement, as well as distinct profiles of risk and protection, are likely to be most effective in preventing problematic substance use...
  9. pmc A new SAS procedure for latent transition analysis: transitions in dating and sexual risk behavior
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:446-56. 2008
    ..Gender differences are examined, and substance use behaviors are included as predictors of initial status in dating and sexual risk behavior and transitions over time...
  10. pmc Multilevel factorial experiments for developing behavioral interventions: power, sample size, and resource considerations
    John J Dziak
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Psychol Methods 17:153-75. 2012
    ..These results are discussed from a resource management perspective, in which the goal is to choose a design that maximizes the scientific benefit using the resources available for an investigation...
  11. pmc The multiphase optimization strategy for engineering effective tobacco use interventions
    Linda M Collins
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:208-26. 2011
    ..The applicability of this methodology may extend beyond smoking cessation to the development of behavioral interventions for other chronic health challenges...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pubertal timing and the onset of substance use in females during early adolescence
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Prev Sci 3:69-82. 2002
    ..22% for on-time and late developers). In addition, early developers are more likely to advance in substance use in general, regardless of their level of use at Grade 7...
  13. ncbi request reprint Using data augmentation to obtain standard errors and conduct hypothesis tests in latent class and latent transition analysis
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Psychol Methods 10:84-100. 2005
    ..DA is demonstrated with an example involving tests of ethnic differences, gender differences, and an Ethnicity x Gender interaction in the development of adolescent problem behavior...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of the timing and spacing of observations in longitudinal studies of tobacco and other drug use: temporal design considerations
    Linda M Collins
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:S85-96. 2002
    ..More information is needed to help guide researchers in their choice of temporal design...
  15. ncbi request reprint Analyzing the acquisition of drug self-administration using growth curve models
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 159 South Henderson, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:11-21. 2004
    ..Growth curve modeling captures the process of acquisition of drug self-administration and facilitates a greater understanding of the individual differences in change in drug-taking behavior over time...
  16. ncbi request reprint A multidimensional developmental model of alcohol use during emerging adulthood
    Karen J Auerbach
    The Methodology Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400, State College, Pennsylvania 16801, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:917-25. 2006
    ..Longitudinal analyses identified unique multidimensional classes of alcohol use and examined individuals' movement among these classes during emerging adulthood...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adaptive sampling in research on risk-related behaviors
    Steven K Thompson
    Department of Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:S57-67. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint Analysis of longitudinal data: the integration of theoretical model, temporal design, and statistical model
    Linda M Collins
    The Methodology Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6504, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 57:505-28. 2006
    ..The article concludes with brief discussions of two issues particularly relevant to longitudinal research--missing data and measurement--and a few words about exploratory research...
  19. ncbi request reprint A mixture model of discontinuous development in heavy drinking from ages 18 to 30: the role of college enrollment
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400, State College, Pennsylvania 16801, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:552-61. 2006
    ..Patterns of heavy drinking from ages 18 to 30 were explored in a national sample; the relationship between college enrollment and pathways of heavy drinking, particularly those leading to adult heavy drinking, was explored...

Research Grants7

  1. DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION RESEARCH METHODOLOGY CONFERENCES
    Linda Collins; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We have held similar dissemination conferences annually, with considerable success, since 1996 (with 1999-2003 funded by NIDA). ..
  2. METHODOLOGY FOR DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION RESEARCH
    Linda Collins; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Dynamical System /Related Engineering Approach /Improving Behavioral Intervention
    Linda Collins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Any area of public health that employs behavioral interventions will benefit from the resulting increase in intervention efficacy, effectiveness and efficiency and corresponding reduction in morbidity and mortality. ..