G E Matt

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Towards smoke-free rental cars: an evaluation of voluntary smoking restrictions in California
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Tob Control 22:201-7. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Using recall cues to improve measurement of dietary intakes with a food frequency questionnaire in an ethnically diverse population: an exploratory study
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1209-17. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of urinary trans-3'-hydroxycotinine as a biomarker of children's environmental tobacco smoke exposure
    G E Matt
    Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA, USA
    Biomarkers 11:507-23. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The variability of urinary cotinine levels in young children: implications for measuring ETS exposure
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego 92182 4611, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:83-92. 2007
  5. pmc Tobacco use and asking prices of used cars: prevalence, costs, and new opportunities for changing smoking behavior
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 4:2. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, depressed mood, self-esteem, and traumatic stress symptoms among distant witnesses of the 9/11 terrorist attacks: transitory responses and psychological resilience
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Span J Psychol 11:503-15. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Residual tobacco smoke pollution in used cars for sale: air, dust, and surfaces
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1467-75. 2008
  8. pmc When smokers move out and non-smokers move in: residential thirdhand smoke pollution and exposure
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4611, USA
    Tob Control 20:e1. 2011
  9. pmc Thirdhand tobacco smoke: emerging evidence and arguments for a multidisciplinary research agenda
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1218-26. 2011
  10. pmc Households contaminated by environmental tobacco smoke: sources of infant exposures
    G E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4611, USA
    Tob Control 13:29-37. 2004

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Towards smoke-free rental cars: an evaluation of voluntary smoking restrictions in California
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Tob Control 22:201-7. 2013
    ..Some car rental companies in California and other states in the USA have established non-smoking policies for their vehicles. This study examined the effectiveness of these policies in maintaining smoke-free rental cars...
  2. ncbi request reprint Using recall cues to improve measurement of dietary intakes with a food frequency questionnaire in an ethnically diverse population: an exploratory study
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1209-17. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of urinary trans-3'-hydroxycotinine as a biomarker of children's environmental tobacco smoke exposure
    G E Matt
    Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA, USA
    Biomarkers 11:507-23. 2006
    ..Moreover, 3HC/COT may provide a useful indicator to investigate age- and race-related differences in the metabolism of COT and 3HC...
  4. ncbi request reprint The variability of urinary cotinine levels in young children: implications for measuring ETS exposure
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego 92182 4611, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:83-92. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Tobacco use and asking prices of used cars: prevalence, costs, and new opportunities for changing smoking behavior
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 4:2. 2008
    ..New directions for research, tobacco control policies, and health education are discussed to further reduce smoking behavior, to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions, and to protect nonsmokers from SHS exposure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, depressed mood, self-esteem, and traumatic stress symptoms among distant witnesses of the 9/11 terrorist attacks: transitory responses and psychological resilience
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Span J Psychol 11:503-15. 2008
    ..Findings are discussed with respect to the role of physical and psychological proximity on the reactions to traumatic events in the general population...
  7. doi request reprint Residual tobacco smoke pollution in used cars for sale: air, dust, and surfaces
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1467-75. 2008
    ..Disclosure requirements and smoke-free certifications could help protect nonsmoking buyers of used cars...
  8. pmc When smokers move out and non-smokers move in: residential thirdhand smoke pollution and exposure
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4611, USA
    Tob Control 20:e1. 2011
    ..This study examined whether thirdhand smoke (THS) persists in smokers' homes after they move out and non-smokers move in, and whether new non-smoking residents are exposed to THS in these homes...
  9. pmc Thirdhand tobacco smoke: emerging evidence and arguments for a multidisciplinary research agenda
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1218-26. 2011
    ..There is broad consensus regarding the health impact of tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure, yet considerable ambiguity exists about the nature and consequences of thirdhand smoke (THS)...
  10. pmc Households contaminated by environmental tobacco smoke: sources of infant exposures
    G E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4611, USA
    Tob Control 13:29-37. 2004
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  11. pmc Measuring environmental tobacco smoke exposure in infants and young children through urine cotinine and memory-based parental reports: empirical findings and discussion
    G E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92182 4611, USA
    Tob Control 8:282-9. 1999
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  12. ncbi request reprint Measuring secondhand smoke exposure in babies: the reliability and validity of mother reports in a sample of low-income families
    G E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92123, USA
    Health Psychol 19:232-41. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that smoking mothers can provide reliable and valid reports of the degree to which their infants are exposed to SHS...
  13. pmc Parent quit attempts after counseling to reduce children's secondhand smoke exposure and promote cessation: main and moderating relationships
    Sandy Liles
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1395-406. 2009
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  14. pmc Reducing children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke: the empirical evidence and directions for future research
    M F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Tob Control 9:II40-7. 2000
    ..To summarise the issues and empirical evidence for reduction of children's residential environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure...
  15. pmc Reported measures of environmental tobacco smoke exposure: trials and tribulations
    M F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Tob Control 9:III22-8. 2000
    ..This report extends previous summaries of reported environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure measures, reviews the empirical evidence of their validity for children's exposure, and discusses future research...
  16. ncbi request reprint Toward a simplified measure of asthma severity for applied research
    D R Wahlgren
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92182, USA
    J Asthma 34:291-303. 1997
    ..A sum scale of symptom ratings was internally consistent, reliable across time, and associated with concurrent health indices. This scale may be a practical measure of severity for use in community-based research...
  17. pmc Counseling to reduce children's secondhand smoke exposure and help parents quit smoking: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1383-94. 2009
    ..We tested a combined intervention to reduce children's secondhand smoke exposure (SHSe) and help parents quit smoking...
  18. ncbi request reprint What respondents recall about walking and what self-report items elicit about walking
    Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow
    Joint Doctoral Program, Public Health, Epidemiology, San Diego State University University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093 0607, USA
    Prev Med 38:227-36. 2004
    ..Research on the cognitive processing of survey questions suggests that the distribution of walking bouts (e.g., mean, skew) may influence retrospective self-report responses...
  19. ncbi request reprint Recall strategies used by respondents to complete a food frequency questionnaire: an exploratory study
    Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow
    San Diego State University Foundation, CA 92123, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:430-3. 2006
    ..The recall strategies identified in this study may serve as cues to be included on food frequency questionnaires to aid recall and thus improve accuracy of self-reported dietary intake...
  20. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of group cognitive-behavioral therapy and group interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of overweight individuals with binge-eating disorder
    Denise E Wilfley
    Joint Doctoral Clinical Psychology Training Program, San Diego Sate University and University of California, San Diego, 92120, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:713-21. 2002
    ..This study compares the effects of group CBT and group IPT across BED-related symptoms among overweight individuals with BED...
  21. ncbi request reprint Asthma management and environmental tobacco smoke exposure reduction in Latino children: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Pediatrics 110:946-56. 2002
    ..This study tested the efficacy of coaching to reduce environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure among asthmatic Latino children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Behavioral counseling for reducing children's ETS exposure: implementation in community clinics
    Joy M Zakarian
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:1061-74. 2004
    ..Implications for future effectiveness trials are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exploring biases in self-reported exercising behavior heuristics based on recency, frequency, and preference
    G E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 88:126-8. 1999
    ..Self-reported estimates of exercising duration and frequency should not be taken at face-value until the processes and heuristics used to record and recall exercising behaviors are better understood...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measuring secondhand smoke exposure in children: an ecological measurement approach
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:156-75. 2008
    ..Behavioral, environmental, and biological measures of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure are reviewed with special consideration of medically at-risk children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Improving self-reports of drug-use: numeric estimates as fuzzy sets
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 98212 4611, USA
    Addiction 98:1239-47. 2003
    ..This study compared traditional crisp set to fuzzy set representations of quantitative estimates of drug use to investigate what survey respondents recall about their drug use...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effects of psychological therapies under clinically representative conditions: a meta-analysis
    W R Shadish
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Tennessee 38152 6400, USA
    Psychol Bull 126:512-29. 2000
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  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of psychopathological conditions in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Susanna L Fryer
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e733-41. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Latino children with asthma: rates and risks for medical care utilization
    Jill Berg
    UCLA School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Asthma 41:147-57. 2004
    ..Quality and monitored health care with optimization of asthma management could reduce costly acute care services...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment and process predictors of outcome in interpersonal and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy for binge eating disorder
    Anja Hilbert
    Department of Psychology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:645-51. 2007
    ..Attention to specific pre- or intreatment predictors could allow for targeted selection into differential or augmented care and could thus improve response to group psychotherapy for BED...
  30. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of maintenance treatment approaches for childhood overweight: a randomized controlled trial
    Denise E Wilfley
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    JAMA 298:1661-73. 2007
    ..No trials for childhood overweight have examined maintenance interventions to augment the effects of initial weight loss programs...