B R Flay

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Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Positive youth development requires comprehensive health promotion programs
    Brian R Flay
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Am J Health Behav 26:407-24. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Approaches to substance use prevention utilizing school curriculum plus social environment change
    B R Flay
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Addict Behav 25:861-85. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of the Positive Action program on achievement and discipline: two matched-control comparisons
    B R Flay
    Health Research and Policy Centers, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago 60607, USA
    Prev Sci 2:71-89. 2001
  4. pmc Effects of 2 prevention programs on high-risk behaviors among African American youth: a randomized trial
    Brian R Flay
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:377-84. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Standards of evidence: criteria for efficacy, effectiveness and dissemination
    Brian R Flay
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, Suite 500, M C 275, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Prev Sci 6:151-75. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of the Positive Action program
    Brian R Flay
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:S6-21. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Sustaining a school-based prevention program: results from the Aban Aya Sustainability Project
    Michael C Fagen
    Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:9-23. 2009
  8. pmc Violence prevention among African American adolescent males
    Job E Ngwe
    Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:S24-37. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effects of a smoking cessation intervention using the multilevel thresholds of change model
    Sally A Freels
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Eval Rev 26:40-58. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and retention of adolescents in a smoking trajectory study: who participates and lessons learned
    Kathleen R Diviak
    University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:175-82. 2006

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Positive youth development requires comprehensive health promotion programs
    Brian R Flay
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Am J Health Behav 26:407-24. 2002
    ..To explore relationships among problem and positive youth behaviors, commonalities among their predictors, and implications for prevention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Approaches to substance use prevention utilizing school curriculum plus social environment change
    B R Flay
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Addict Behav 25:861-85. 2000
    ..The purpose of this review is to determine the extent to which adding any of these components to CB programs improves overall program effectiveness in the prevention of substance use (SU)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of the Positive Action program on achievement and discipline: two matched-control comparisons
    B R Flay
    Health Research and Policy Centers, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago 60607, USA
    Prev Sci 2:71-89. 2001
    ..We discuss implications of these replicated findings for the prevention of substance abuse and violence, the improvement of school performance, and the reform of American schools...
  4. pmc Effects of 2 prevention programs on high-risk behaviors among African American youth: a randomized trial
    Brian R Flay
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:377-84. 2004
    ..To test the efficacy of 2 programs designed to reduce high-risk behaviors among inner-city African American youth...
  5. ncbi request reprint Standards of evidence: criteria for efficacy, effectiveness and dissemination
    Brian R Flay
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, Suite 500, M C 275, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Prev Sci 6:151-75. 2005
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  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of the Positive Action program
    Brian R Flay
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:S6-21. 2003
    ..To report long-term effectiveness of the Positive Action program...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sustaining a school-based prevention program: results from the Aban Aya Sustainability Project
    Michael C Fagen
    Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:9-23. 2009
    ..These and related results are discussed to answer the study's primary research question: How viable was the sustainability project's parent-centered approach to sustaining a school-based prevention program?..
  8. pmc Violence prevention among African American adolescent males
    Job E Ngwe
    Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:S24-37. 2004
    ..To test psychosocial mediators of the effects of an intervention in reducing the rate of growth of violence among adolescents...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effects of a smoking cessation intervention using the multilevel thresholds of change model
    Sally A Freels
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Eval Rev 26:40-58. 2002
    ..The written component had a stronger independent effect than the televised component. Intervention effects were strongest within women who were initially precontemplative...
  10. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and retention of adolescents in a smoking trajectory study: who participates and lessons learned
    Kathleen R Diviak
    University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:175-82. 2006
    ..Chi-square and multivariate analyses revealed no significant differences in retention on the demographic, smoking experience, or psychosocial variables measured. Implications of the results and study limitations are discussed...
  11. pmc The time-varying influences of peer and family support on adolescent daily positive and negative affect
    Sally M Weinstein
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60609, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:420-30. 2006
    ..Family support did not interact with cohort or time...
  12. ncbi request reprint Consent form return rates for third-grade urban elementary students
    Peter Ji
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:467-74. 2006
    ..To maximize active parent consent form return rates for third-grade minority, urban students enrolled in predominantly low-income elementary schools in Chicago, Ill...
  13. pmc A national survey of tobacco cessation programs for youths
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:171-7. 2007
    ..We collected data on a national sample of existing community-based tobacco cessation programs for youths to understand their prevalence and overall characteristics...
  14. ncbi request reprint The healthy pursuit of self-esteem: comment on and alternative to the Crocker and Park (2004) formulation
    David L Dubois
    Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:415-20; discussion 430-4. 2004
    ..They also describe an integrative theoretical framework that encompasses both of these possibilities...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluating mediation in longitudinal multivariate data: mediation effects for the Aban Aya Youth Project drug prevention program
    Li C Liu
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Prev Sci 10:197-207. 2009
    ..Results showed that the AAYP intervention effects on adolescent drug use were mediated by normative beliefs of prevalence estimates, friends' drug use behavior, perceived friends' encouragement to use, and attitudes toward the behavior...
  16. doi request reprint "Congratulations, you have been randomized into the control group!(?)": issues to consider when recruiting schools for matched-pair randomized control trials of prevention programs
    Peter Ji
    Department of Public Health, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Room 558, MC 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Sch Health 78:131-9. 2008
    ..In 1 procedure (recruit and match/randomize), we would recruit schools and match them prior to randomization, and in the other (match/randomize and recruitment), we would match schools and randomize them prior to recruitment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' smoking expectancies: psychometric properties and prediction of behavior change
    Sarah K Wahl
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:613-23. 2005
    ..These findings support the predictive validity of expectancies in predicting escalation and cessation. Implications for the importance of expectancies in understanding adolescent smoking behavior are considered...
  18. pmc Covariates of tooth-brushing frequency in low-income African Americans from grades 5 to 8
    A Koerber
    Behavioral Science, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:524-30. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with exposure to and participation in a televised smoking cessation intervention program for women with high school or less education
    S A Freels
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Prev Med 28:579-88. 1999
    ..This paper estimates the prevalence of exposure to and participation in a televised smoking cessation intervention targeting women with high school or less education and describes characteristics related to exposure and participation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stages in the development of adolescent smoking
    K P Mayhew
    Health Research and Policy Centers, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:S61-81. 2000
    ..Subsequently, theoretical considerations related to stage conceptualization and measurement, inter-individual differences in intra-individual change, and the staged or continuous nature of smoking progression are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Squeezing interval change from ordinal panel data: latent growth curves with ordinal outcomes
    Paras D Mehta
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Psychol Methods 9:301-33. 2004
    ..C. Neale, S. M. Boker, G. Xie, & H. H. Maes, 1999). The necessary conditions for the identification of growth models with ordinal data and the methodological implications of the model of threshold invariance are discussed...
  22. pmc Evaluation of the effects of the Aban Aya Youth Project in reducing violence among African American adolescent males using latent class growth mixture modeling techniques
    Eisuke Segawa
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Eval Rev 29:128-48. 2005
    ..Results further show significant effects (almost 3 times as large as the effect found in the regular one-class analysis) for the high-risk class but not for the medium- or low-risk classes...
  23. pmc Working to make an image: an analysis of three Philip Morris corporate image media campaigns
    Glen Szczypka
    The Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    Tob Control 16:344-50. 2007
    ..To describe the nature and timing of, and population exposure to, Philip Morris USA's three explicit corporate image television advertising campaigns and explore the motivations behind each campaign...
  24. ncbi request reprint State anti-tobacco advertising and smoking outcomes by gender and race/ethnicity
    Yvonne M Terry-McElrath
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Ethn Health 12:339-62. 2007
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  25. pmc Mediators of the development and prevention of violent behavior
    Robert J Jagers
    Prevention Science Research Center, School of Public Health and Policy, Morgan State University, Montebello Complex, D 103 2201, Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA
    Prev Sci 8:171-9. 2007
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of theory development, program development and points of refinement of the Aban Aya Youth Project and implications for future research...
  26. ncbi request reprint The integration of research and practice in the prevention of youth problem behaviors
    Anthony Biglan
    Center for Community Interventions on Childrearing, Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon
    Am Psychol 58:433-40. 2003
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  27. ncbi request reprint The role of smoking intentions in predicting future smoking among youth: findings from Monitoring the Future data
    Melanie Wakefield
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 99:914-22. 2004
    ..A growing body of research suggests that intentions about future smoking might play an important role in addition to the influence of past smoking experience on the likelihood of smoking in future...
  28. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of four nicotine dependence measures in a college sample
    Eve M Sledjeski
    Wesleyan University, Psychology Department, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:10-9. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Identifying and predicting adolescent smokers' developmental trajectories
    Warren R Stanton
    Centre for Health Promotion and Cancer Prevention Research, and Department of Physiotherapy, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:843-52. 2004
    ..g., friends smoking), and variables that may result from the trajectory (e.g., marijuana use, less attachment to friends)...
  30. ncbi request reprint The natural history of college smoking: trajectories of daily smoking during the freshman year
    Craig R Colder
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York 14260 4110, USA
    Addict Behav 31:2212-22. 2006
    ..Substantial individual variability in levels of smoking was observed. These findings provide new insights into college smoking, and have implications for assessment, policy, intervention, and future directions for research...
  31. ncbi request reprint Community and school drug prevention strategy prevalence: differential effects by setting and substance
    Curtis J VanderWaal
    Institute for Prevention of Addictions, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104 0211, USA
    J Prim Prev 26:299-320. 2005
    ..This is a strategy that works, but the effects are likely to vary by setting, level of supervision, substance, and program implementation...
  32. pmc Protective factors associated with preadolescent violence: preliminary work on a cultural model
    Robert J Jagers
    Prevention Science Research Center, Morgan State University, 2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 40:138-45. 2007
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of implications of basic and applied research on violence among African American youth...
  33. ncbi request reprint A finite mixture model of growth trajectories of adolescent alcohol use: predictors and consequences
    Craig R Colder
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14260 4110, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:976-85. 2002
    ..Emotional distress and risk taking distinguished the classes, and all classes, particularly rapid escalators, showed elevated levels of alcohol-related problems relative to occasional very light drinkers...
  34. ncbi request reprint School-based smoking prevention research
    Brian R Flay
    J Adolesc Health 37:5; author reply 6-8. 2005