Beth C Bock

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Testing the efficacy of yoga as a complementary therapy for smoking cessation: Design and methods of the BreathEasy trial
    Beth C Bock
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, 167 Point Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 38:321-32. 2014
  2. pmc Yoga as a complementary treatment for smoking cessation in women
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:240-8. 2012
  3. pmc Working Inside for Smoking Elimination (Project W.I.S.E.) study design and rationale to prevent return to smoking after release from a smoke free prison
    Jennifer G Clarke
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:767. 2011
  4. pmc Yoga as a complementary treatment for smoking cessation: rationale, study design and participant characteristics of the Quitting-in-Balance study
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 10:14. 2010
  5. pmc Characteristics and predictors of readiness to quit among emergency medical patients presenting with respiratory symptoms
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 167 Point Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:24. 2011
  6. pmc A tailored intervention to support pharmacy-based counseling for smoking cessation
    Beth C Bock
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Coro Building East, 167 Point Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:217-25. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Mediators of physical activity behavior change: findings from a 12-month randomized controlled trial
    George D Papandonatos
    Department of Biostatistics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Health Psychol 31:512-20. 2012
  8. pmc Internet- vs. telephone-administered questionnaires in a randomized trial of smoking cessation
    Amanda L Graham
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S49-57. 2006
  9. pmc Comparing psychosocial predictors of physical activity adoption and maintenance
    David M Williams
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University and The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Bldg, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:186-94. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation among patients in an emergency chest pain observation unit: outcomes of the Chest Pain Smoking Study (CPSS)
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1523-31. 2008

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Testing the efficacy of yoga as a complementary therapy for smoking cessation: Design and methods of the BreathEasy trial
    Beth C Bock
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, 167 Point Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 38:321-32. 2014
    ..Yoga may also improve cognitive deliberation which is needed to make effective choices and avoid smoking in tempting situations...
  2. pmc Yoga as a complementary treatment for smoking cessation in women
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:240-8. 2012
    ..Studies outside the realm of smoking cessation have shown that yoga practice also reduces perceived stress and negative affect...
  3. pmc Working Inside for Smoking Elimination (Project W.I.S.E.) study design and rationale to prevent return to smoking after release from a smoke free prison
    Jennifer G Clarke
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:767. 2011
    ..However, relapse to smoking is common upon release from prison, approaching 90% within a few weeks. No evidence based treatments currently exist to assist individuals to remain abstinent after a period of prolonged, forced abstinence...
  4. pmc Yoga as a complementary treatment for smoking cessation: rationale, study design and participant characteristics of the Quitting-in-Balance study
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 10:14. 2010
    ..Yoga practice also includes regulation of breathing and focused attention, both of which may enhance stress reduction and improve mood and well-being and may improve cessation outcomes...
  5. pmc Characteristics and predictors of readiness to quit among emergency medical patients presenting with respiratory symptoms
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 167 Point Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:24. 2011
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  6. pmc A tailored intervention to support pharmacy-based counseling for smoking cessation
    Beth C Bock
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Coro Building East, 167 Point Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:217-25. 2010
    ..We tested a computer-driven software system, "Exper_Quit" (EQ), that provided individually tailored interventions to patients who smoke and matching tailored reports for pharmacists to help guide cessation counseling...
  7. doi request reprint Mediators of physical activity behavior change: findings from a 12-month randomized controlled trial
    George D Papandonatos
    Department of Biostatistics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Health Psychol 31:512-20. 2012
    ..To examine putative mediators of a 12-month motivationally tailored physical activity (PA) promotion intervention...
  8. pmc Internet- vs. telephone-administered questionnaires in a randomized trial of smoking cessation
    Amanda L Graham
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S49-57. 2006
    ..Results indicate that the internal consistency and test-retest reliability of the measures examined are comparable when self-administered via the Internet or when interviewer-administered via telephone...
  9. pmc Comparing psychosocial predictors of physical activity adoption and maintenance
    David M Williams
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University and The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Bldg, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:186-94. 2008
    ..Most health behavior models do not distinguish between determinants of behavior adoption and maintenance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation among patients in an emergency chest pain observation unit: outcomes of the Chest Pain Smoking Study (CPSS)
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1523-31. 2008
    ..Tailored interventions are effective in promoting initial quit attempts for emergency chest pain patients admitted to an observation unit. Additional intervention may be needed to assist late quitters and to prevent relapse...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does tailoring on additional theoretical constructs enhance the efficacy of a print-based physical activity promotion intervention?
    David M Williams
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Health Psychol 30:432-41. 2011
    ..To enhance a previously efficacious individually tailored physical activity (PA) promotion intervention by adding theoretical constructs to the tailored feedback...
  12. ncbi request reprint Step into Motion: a randomized trial examining the relative efficacy of Internet vs. print-based physical activity interventions
    Bess H Marcus
    The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:737-47. 2007
    ..This study will have implications for the dissemination of Internet-based physical activity interventions...
  13. pmc Negative opinions about cancer screening and contraceptive measures by female emergency department patients
    Roland C Merchant
    Emergency Medicine and Community Health, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Claverick Building, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Prim Prev 29:517-33. 2008
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  14. pmc Correlates of women's cancer screening and contraceptive knowledge among female emergency department patients
    Roland C Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    BMC Womens Health 7:7. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint A comparison of Internet and print-based physical activity interventions
    Bess H Marcus
    The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:944-9. 2007
    ..Using the Internet to deliver a tailored physical activity intervention offers an alternative to print that might be available to larger populations at a lower cost...
  16. pmc Characteristics of smokers reached and recruited to an internet smoking cessation trial: a case of denominators
    Amanda L Graham
    Brown Medical School, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S43-8. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Are emergency chest pain patients ready to quit smoking?
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Prev Cardiol 10:76-82. 2007
    ..There is a need for intervention and education with this population of patients...
  18. pmc Patients' emergency contraception comprehension, usage, and view of the emergency department role for emergency contraception
    Roland C Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Emerg Med 33:367-75. 2007
    ..6% to refer patients for EC. Younger patients, those who attended religious services infrequently, patients who had ever used EC, and those at risk of pregnancy were more likely to want the ED to provide EC services...
  19. pmc A review of web-assisted tobacco interventions (WATIs)
    Beth C Bock
    The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e39. 2008
    ..The Internet has great potential to provide assistance to millions of smokers who seek help with quitting smoking...
  20. pmc Women's preventive health service preferences in the Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department
    Roland C Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Med Health R I 90:235-7. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint YMCA commit to quit: randomized trial outcomes
    Jessica A Whiteley
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02125, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:256-62. 2012
    ..In a previous trial, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for smoking cessation plus regular vigorous aerobic exercise enhanced cessation rates, improved exercise capacity, and reduced weight gain compared to CBT plus equal contact time...
  22. doi request reprint Smoking behavior and risk perception among the parents of infants in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Beth C Bock
    Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:47-54. 2008
    ..01). The NICU may provide a teachable moment in which parents can be assisted with quitting smoking, thus improving their own health and the health of their babies...
  23. pmc Implications of question format in emergency department preventive health knowledge surveys
    Roland C Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:549-57. 2007
    ....
  24. pmc Tobacco cessation among low-income smokers: motivational enhancement and nicotine patch treatment
    Beth C Bock
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:413-22. 2014
    ..In the current study, the efficacy of 2 adjunctive smoking cessation interventions was evaluated among low-income smokers who were seen in a primary care setting...
  25. doi request reprint User preferences for a text message-based smoking cessation intervention
    Beth C Bock
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:152-9. 2013
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Differences between Latino and non-Latino White smokers in cognitive and behavioral characteristics relevant to smoking cessation
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, United States
    Addict Behav 30:711-24. 2005
    ..Results also suggest that characteristics previously shown to be predictive of successful cessation in mixed or non-Latino populations may not be equally predictive of cessation across members of diverse populations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Examination of print and telephone channels for physical activity promotion: Rationale, design, and baseline data from Project STRIDE
    Bess H Marcus
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Coro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:90-104. 2007
    ..print) for physical activity adoption and short-term maintenance among previously sedentary adults...
  28. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive usage, knowledge and correlates of usage among female emergency department patients
    Roland C Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Contraception 74:201-7. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Program participation and physical activity maintenance after cardiac rehabilitation
    Beth C Bock
    Miriam Hospital, Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, USA
    Behav Modif 27:37-53. 2003
    ..05). Results suggest that Phase III maintenance programs and longer Phase II participation improved exercise maintenance following rehabilitation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Psychological treatments for noncardiac chest pain: recommendations for a new approach
    Jeanne L Esler
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Brown University Medical School, Coro Building, Suite 500, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Psychosom Res 56:263-9. 2004
    ..Our objective is to describe the current state of treatment for NCCP, identify barriers to treatment and limitations of current approaches, and to recommend treatment strategies, which may address these challenges...
  31. ncbi request reprint Stress and anxiety after 9/11: a prospective study
    Beth C Bock
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Med Health R I 86:340-1. 2003
  32. doi request reprint Clinic-based support to help overweight patients with type 2 diabetes increase physical activity and lose weight
    JAMES G CHRISTIAN
    PHCC LP, Pueblo, Colorado 81003, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:141-6. 2008
    ..Our objective was to test the effect of physicians providing brief health lifestyle counseling to patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus during usual care visits...
  33. pmc Initial evaluation of a real-world Internet smoking cessation system
    Nathan K Cobb
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:207-16. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Issues in predicting adherence to cardiac rehabilitation
    Beth C Bock
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 22:261-3. 2002

Research Grants13

  1. SMOKING CESSATION IN THE CHEST PAIN OBSERVATION UNIT
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Information provided by this study is needed to develop specific smoking interventions targeted to this population. Broad application of these findings should reach over l million smokers per year. ..
  2. Yoga for Women Attempting Smoking Cessation: An Initial Investigation
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These include: establishing intervention feasibility, anticipated effect size estimates, and identifying likely mechanisms of action (mediators) that may be responsible for intervention efficacy. ..
  3. Tailored Exercise Support for Cardiac Patients
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  4. Tailored Exercise Support for Cardiac Patients
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  5. Tailored Exercise Support for Cardiac Patients
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  6. SMOKING CESSATION IN EMERGENCY RESPIRATORY PATIENTS
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We anticipate significantly higher cessation rates among those given the EC intervention compared to the SC intervention. ..
  7. SMOKING CESSATION IN EMERGENCY RESPIRATORY PATIENTS
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We anticipate significantly higher cessation rates among those given the EC intervention compared to the SC intervention. ..
  8. SMOKING CESSATION IN THE CHEST PAIN OBSERVATION UNIT
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Information provided by this study is needed to develop specific smoking interventions targeted to this population. Broad application of these findings should reach over l million smokers per year. ..
  9. SMOKING CESSATION IN EMERGENCY RESPIRATORY PATIENTS
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We anticipate significantly higher cessation rates among those given the EC intervention compared to the SC intervention. ..
  10. SMOKING CESSATION IN THE CHEST PAIN OBSERVATION UNIT
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Information provided by this study is needed to develop specific smoking interventions targeted to this population. Broad application of these findings should reach over l million smokers per year. ..
  11. SMOKING CESSATION IN EMERGENCY RESPIRATORY PATIENTS
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We anticipate significantly higher cessation rates among those given the EC intervention compared to the SC intervention. ..
  12. SMOKING CESSATION IN THE CHEST PAIN OBSERVATION UNIT
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Information provided by this study is needed to develop specific smoking interventions targeted to this population. Broad application of these findings should reach over l million smokers per year. ..
  13. Tailored Exercise Support for Cardiac Patients
    Beth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....