HELENE WHITE

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Differential Evaluations of Alcohol-Related Consequences among Emerging Adults
    Helene R White
    Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Prev Sci 15:115-24. 2014
  2. pmc Moderators of the dynamic link between alcohol use and aggressive behavior among adolescent males
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:211-22. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Adolescent risk factors for late-onset smoking among African American young men
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:153-61. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Parental modeling and parenting behavior effects on offspring alcohol and cigarette use. A growth curve analysis
    H R White
    Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    J Subst Abuse 12:287-310. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of brief substance use interventions for mandated college students: sleeper effects of an in-person personal feedback intervention
    Helene R White
    Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1380-91. 2007
  6. pmc Do brief personalized feedback interventions work for mandated students or is it just getting caught that works?
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:107-16. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Congruence between adolescents' self-reports and their adult retrospective reports regarding parental discipline practices during their adolescence
    Helene Raskin White
    Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Psychol Rep 101:1079-94. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Three potential mediators of the effects of child abuse and neglect on adulthood substance use among women
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8001, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:337-47. 2008
  9. pmc Identifying two potential mechanisms for changes in alcohol use among college-attending and non-college-attending emerging adults
    Helene R White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1625-39. 2008
  10. pmc Transitions into and out of light and intermittent smoking during emerging adulthood
    Helene R White
    Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:211-9. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Differential Evaluations of Alcohol-Related Consequences among Emerging Adults
    Helene R White
    Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Prev Sci 15:115-24. 2014
    ..PFIs may need to differ in the types of feedback they provide depending on demographic characteristics and baseline level of alcohol problems. ..
  2. pmc Moderators of the dynamic link between alcohol use and aggressive behavior among adolescent males
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:211-22. 2013
    ..Interventions designed to reduce aggressive behaviors should consider targeting not only alcohol use, but also individual and environmental risk factors that contribute to this link...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adolescent risk factors for late-onset smoking among African American young men
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:153-61. 2007
    ..More research is needed to examine contextual factors in late adolescence and early adulthood that protect against and precipitate late-onset of smoking for African Americans...
  4. ncbi request reprint Parental modeling and parenting behavior effects on offspring alcohol and cigarette use. A growth curve analysis
    H R White
    Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    J Subst Abuse 12:287-310. 2000
    ..This paper examined the effects of parental drinking and smoking, parental warmth and hostility, and their interactions on offsprings' drinking and smoking over time...
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of brief substance use interventions for mandated college students: sleeper effects of an in-person personal feedback intervention
    Helene R White
    Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1380-91. 2007
    ..However, none of the existing studies has followed students' past 6 months. Therefore, we compared the long-term efficacy of 2 brief substance use feedback interventions for mandated college students...
  6. pmc Do brief personalized feedback interventions work for mandated students or is it just getting caught that works?
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:107-16. 2008
    ..Therefore, it appears that the incident and/or reprimand are important instigators of mandated student change and that written PFIs do not enhance these effects on a short-term basis but may on a longer term basis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Congruence between adolescents' self-reports and their adult retrospective reports regarding parental discipline practices during their adolescence
    Helene Raskin White
    Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Psychol Rep 101:1079-94. 2007
    ..Research is needed to identify how best to obtain accurate histories of childhood maltreatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Three potential mediators of the effects of child abuse and neglect on adulthood substance use among women
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8001, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:337-47. 2008
    ..This study examined mechanisms that might account for the association between early childhood abuse and neglect, and substance use and related problems in adulthood for women...
  9. pmc Identifying two potential mechanisms for changes in alcohol use among college-attending and non-college-attending emerging adults
    Helene R White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1625-39. 2008
    ..Prevention efforts should focus on (a) reducing opportunities for heavy drinking for college and noncollege emerging adults as they leave home and (b) increasing prosocial involvement among college students not living at home...
  10. pmc Transitions into and out of light and intermittent smoking during emerging adulthood
    Helene R White
    Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:211-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine transitions in smoking from adolescence into emerging adulthood and to identify factors that might influence these transitions, specifically, movement into and out of light and intermittent smoking...
  11. pmc Prospective associations among alcohol use-related sexual enhancement expectancies, sex after alcohol use, and casual sex
    Helene R White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:702-7. 2009
    ..The findings provide some support for prevention programs that focus on alcohol-related sexual expectancies to reduce sexually transmitted illnesses among emerging adults...
  12. pmc Associations between heavy drinking and changes in impulsive behavior among adolescent boys
    Helene R White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:295-303. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Stages and sequences of initiation and regular substance use in a longitudinal cohort of black and white male adolescents
    Helene R White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8001, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:173-81. 2007
    ..This study examined whether developmental sequences and stages of substance-use initiation and regular use differed and, if so, whether they varied for black and white adolescent males...
  14. ncbi request reprint Problem drinking and intimate partner violence
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8001, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:205-14. 2002
    ..We assessed (1) whether the relationship between problem drinking and IPV was spurious and (2) if relationship dissatisfaction and partner drinking mediated the effects of problem drinking on IPV...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology as a predictor of adolescent drug use trajectories
    H R White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854 8001, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:210-8. 2001
    ..Only conduct disorder predicted linear growth in alcohol use, and none of the measures predicted growth in marijuana use. The results suggest that drug use prevention programs should target youths with early symptoms of psychopathology...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adolescence-limited versus persistent delinquency: extending Moffitt's hypothesis into adulthood
    H R White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854 8001, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:600-9. 2001
    ..Overall, few of the factors that are related to childhood-to-adolescence persistence were associated with persistence in delinquency beyond adolescence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in trajectories of cigarette use
    Helene R White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:219-27. 2004
    ..Overall, the results indicate that developmental trends in smoking differ by race and that cigarette smoking remains more prevalent and more frequent for White than African-American males, at least through young adulthood...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluating two brief substance-use interventions for mandated college students
    Helene R White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:309-17. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Developmental trajectories of cigarette use from early adolescence into young adulthood
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 65:167-78. 2002
    ..Future research should examine transitions and turning points from adolescence to adulthood that may affect cessation and escalation differently for males and females...
  20. pmc Risk for excessive alcohol use and drinking-related problems in college student athletes
    David A Yusko
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1546-56. 2008
    ..Overall, the results suggest that already proven brief intervention strategies, with minor adaptations related to the roles of sensation seeking and drinking to cope, may be helpful for student athletes...
  21. pmc Alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, and performance enhancers: a comparison of use by college student athletes and nonathletes
    David A Yusko
    The Center of Alcohol Studies, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers, Piscataway
    J Am Coll Health 57:281-90. 2008
    ..The authors compared the prevalence and pattern of substance use in undergraduate student athletes and nonathletes from 2005-2006...
  22. pmc Associations between first use of substances and change in internalizing symptoms among girls: differences by symptom trajectory and substance use type
    Naomi R Marmorstein
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ 08102, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:545-58. 2010
    ..Links between initial use and internalizing symptoms depended on the type of substance, type of internalizing symptom, and trajectory group...
  23. ncbi request reprint Changes in drinking before a mandated brief intervention with college students
    Thomas J Morgan
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:286-90. 2008
    ..The primary aim of this study was to assess the extent to which students significantly reduce their drinking between the time of an alcohol-related violation and the sanctioned intervention...
  24. pmc Risk profile of male college athletes who use performance-enhancing substances
    Jennifer F Buckman
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:919-23. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine whether users of PESs report high-risk patterns of alcohol and other drug use and demonstrate risk behaviors associated with problematic substance use...
  25. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal effects of age at onset and first drinking situations on problem drinking
    Lynn A Warner
    School of Social Work, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:1983-2016. 2003
    ..In particular, further research focusing on the subjective effects experienced by youth when they first drink may be merited...
  26. pmc Individual and situational factors that influence the efficacy of personalized feedback substance use interventions for mandated college students
    Eun Young Mun
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:88-102. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint Transformations of covariates for longitudinal data
    Wesley K Thompson
    Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    Biostatistics 4:353-64. 2003
    ..We use the model-based parametric approach to examine the association between alcohol use at an early stage of adolescent development and delinquency over the course of adolescence...
  28. pmc Ethnic differences in positive alcohol expectancies during childhood: the Pittsburgh Girls Study
    Tammy Chung
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:966-74. 2008
    ..This study used measurement invariance methods to examine ethnic differences in the development of alcohol expectancies, and examined risk factors associated with girls' positive expectancies...
  29. ncbi request reprint An examination of pathways from childhood victimization to violence: the role of early aggression and problematic alcohol use
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Psychology Department, City University of New York, NY 10019, USA
    Violence Vict 21:675-90. 2006
    ..Interventions for victims of childhood maltreatment need to recognize the role of early aggressive behavior and alcohol problems as risk factors for subsequent violence...
  30. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of child abuse and neglect on alcohol use and excessive drinking in middle adulthood
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:317-26. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term effects of child abuse and neglect on alcohol use in middle adulthood...
  31. ncbi request reprint The self and mental health: self-salience and the emergence of internalizing and externalizing problems
    Sarah Rosenfield
    Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 46:323-40. 2005
    ..Results show that self-salience underlies both internalizing and externalizing problems. In addition, schemas about self-salience help explain the gender differences found in mental health problems...
  32. ncbi request reprint Inattention as a key predictor of tobacco use in adolescence
    Jeffrey D Burke
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:249-59. 2007
    ..Peer substance use, parental substance use, and conduct disorder also predicted increases in tobacco use. African American ethnicity was strongly protective against later tobacco use...
  33. ncbi request reprint Childhood victimization and illicit drug use in middle adulthood
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:394-403. 2006
    ..These new results reinforce the need for targeted interventions with abused and neglected children, adolescents, and adults, and particularly for women...
  34. pmc Developmental trajectories of male physical violence and theft: relations to neurocognitive performance
    Edward D Barker
    Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:592-9. 2007
    ..However, studies examining this association tend to aggregate a variety of problem behaviors that may be differently affected by neurocognitive deficits...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does childhood victimization increase the risk of early death? A 25-year prospective study
    Helene Raskin White
    Center for Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:841-53. 2003
    ..Abuse and neglect have been shown to influence the mental and physical health of children; however, few studies have examined whether childhood victimization leads to an increased risk of early death...
  36. ncbi request reprint Diverse research on alcohol and aggression in humans: in memory of John A. Carpenter
    Peter R Giancola
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0044, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:198-208. 2003
    ..Finally, Kenneth E. Leonard presented data on personal and contextual factors influencing alcohol-related barroom violence...
  37. pmc Increases in alcohol and marijuana use during the transition out of high school into emerging adulthood: The effects of leaving home, going to college, and high school protective factors
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8001, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:810-22. 2006
    ..We also examined how protective factors in late adolescence predict post-high school substance use and moderate the effects of leaving home and going to college...
  38. pmc Early adolescent psychopathology as a predictor of alcohol use disorders by young adulthood
    Dustin Pardini
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 201 N Craig St, Sterling Building Suite 408, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:S38-49. 2007
    ..No evidence was found for a relation between attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms and AUD symptoms or diagnoses after controlling for co-occurring psychopathology...

Research Grants2

  1. Persistence and Desistence in Heavy Drinking and Violence
    Helene R White; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Within a 2-year period, we will be able to make a significant contribution to the scholarly literature and provide data to be used in the development of targeted pre,vention programs. ..