Carla J Berg
Affiliation: University of Minnesota
- The effectiveness of a hope intervention in coping with cold pressor painCarla J Berg
University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Health Psychol 13:804-9. 2008..Thus, this intervention facilitates better pain tolerance without necessarily changing the experience of the pain. Implications for practice and future research are discussed...
- The roles of parenting, church attendance, and depression in adolescent smokingCarla Berg
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Community Health 34:56-63. 2009..Given these findings, efforts to decrease adolescent smoking may be enhanced by attending to depressive symptoms demonstrated by adolescents as well as contextual factors including parental attitudes and church attendance...
- Smoker self-identification versus recent smoking among college studentsCarla J Berg
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:333-6. 2009..This analysis aimed to determine: (1) the correlates of denying being a smoker among students reporting smoking in the past 30 days and (2) if denying this label was related to not attempting to quit smoking in the past 12 months...
- Differences in tobacco use among two-year and four-year college students in MinnesotaJulia R Sanem
Boynton Health Service, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Am Coll Health 58:151-9. 2009..This study compares tobacco use rates among two-year and four-year college students and explores the demographic variables that predicted that behavior...
- Abstinence and relapse rates following a college campus-based quit & win contestJanet L Thomas
Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55414, USA
J Am Coll Health 58:365-72. 2010..To conduct and evaluate Quit & Win contests at 2 2-year college and 2 4-year university campuses...
- Change in smoking, diet, and walking for exercise in BlacksCarla J Berg
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
Health Educ Behav 39:191-7. 2012..01). Thus, addressing one health risk behavior may prompt other positive health behaviors, which may argue for developing interventions targeting multiple health risk behaviors...
- The role of peer e-mail support as part of a college smoking-cessation websiteColleen Klatt
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
Am J Prev Med 35:S471-8. 2008..The relationship between peer e-mail support and cessation outcomes among intervention participants is examined here...
- Adherence to varenicline among African American smokers: an exploratory analysis comparing plasma concentration, pill count, and self-reportTaneisha S Buchanan
Department of Medicine and Center for Health Equity, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 14:1083-91. 2012..This study compared the validity of pill count and self-report against plasma varenicline concentration for measuring pharmacotherapy adherence...
- Utilization of smoking cessation informational, interactive, and online community resources as predictors of abstinence: cohort studyLawrence C An
University of Minnesota, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Med Internet Res 10:e55. 2008..The association between greater utilization of Web-assisted tobacco interventions and increased abstinence rates is well recognized. However, there is little information on how utilization of specific website features influences quitting...
- Symptoms of cough and shortness of breath among occasional young adult smokersLawrence C An
Department of General Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 11:126-33. 2009..The perception of negative health consequences is a common motive for quitting smoking, but specific information on the immediate health effects of occasional smoking among young adults is limited...