M D Litt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Determinants of pain treatment response and nonresponse: identification of TMD patient subgroups
    Mark D Litt
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut Electronic address
    J Pain 14:1502-13. 2013
  2. pmc Behavioral treatment for marijuana dependence: randomized trial of contingency management and self-efficacy enhancement
    Mark D Litt
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, MC3910, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 USA
    Addict Behav 38:1764-75. 2013
  3. pmc The nature of coping in treatment for marijuana dependence: latent structure and validation of the Coping Strategies Scale
    Mark D Litt
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:791-800. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Changing network support for drinking: initial findings from the network support project
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:542-55. 2007
  5. pmc Momentary pain and coping in temporomandibular disorder pain: exploring mechanisms of cognitive behavioral treatment for chronic pain
    Mark D Litt
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health MC3910 University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Pain 145:160-8. 2009
  6. pmc Individualized assessment and treatment program for alcohol dependence: results of an initial study to train coping skills
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Addiction 104:1837-8. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Coping and self-efficacy in marijuana treatment: results from the marijuana treatment project
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1015-25. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Momentary mood and coping processes in TMD pain
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Health Psychol 23:354-62. 2004
  9. pmc Brief cognitive-behavioral treatment for TMD pain: long-term outcomes and moderators of treatment
    Mark D Litt
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, CT, USA
    Pain 151:110-6. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Coping skills and treatment outcomes in cognitive-behavioral and interactional group therapy for alcoholism
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:118-28. 2003

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Determinants of pain treatment response and nonresponse: identification of TMD patient subgroups
    Mark D Litt
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut Electronic address
    J Pain 14:1502-13. 2013
    ..It was concluded that CBT may be made more efficacious for TMD patients by placing further emphasis on decreasing catastrophization and on individualizing care...
  2. pmc Behavioral treatment for marijuana dependence: randomized trial of contingency management and self-efficacy enhancement
    Mark D Litt
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, MC3910, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 USA
    Addict Behav 38:1764-75. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to develop a treatment for marijuana dependence specifically designed to enhance self-efficacy...
  3. pmc The nature of coping in treatment for marijuana dependence: latent structure and validation of the Coping Strategies Scale
    Mark D Litt
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:791-800. 2012
    ..The CSS, and the brief versions of the CSS, may prove useful in future treatment trials to evaluate effects of treatment on coping skills acquisition and utilization in substance dependent individuals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Changing network support for drinking: initial findings from the network support project
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:542-55. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that drinkers' social networks can be changed by a treatment that is specifically designed to do so, and that these changes contribute to improved drinking outcomes...
  5. pmc Momentary pain and coping in temporomandibular disorder pain: exploring mechanisms of cognitive behavioral treatment for chronic pain
    Mark D Litt
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health MC3910 University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Pain 145:160-8. 2009
    ..The results suggest that CB treatment for TMD pain can help patients alter their coping behaviors, and that these changes translate into improved outcomes...
  6. pmc Individualized assessment and treatment program for alcohol dependence: results of an initial study to train coping skills
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Addiction 104:1837-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to test a treatment in which coping skills were trained in a highly individualized way, allowing us to determine if such training would result in an effective treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Coping and self-efficacy in marijuana treatment: results from the marijuana treatment project
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1015-25. 2005
    ..The results suggest that mechanisms of coping skills treatment may need to be reconceptualized...
  8. ncbi request reprint Momentary mood and coping processes in TMD pain
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Health Psychol 23:354-62. 2004
    ..Results were seen as supporting a situational model of intervention for chronic TMD pain...
  9. pmc Brief cognitive-behavioral treatment for TMD pain: long-term outcomes and moderators of treatment
    Mark D Litt
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, CT, USA
    Pain 151:110-6. 2010
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  10. ncbi request reprint Coping skills and treatment outcomes in cognitive-behavioral and interactional group therapy for alcoholism
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:118-28. 2003
    ..Specific coping-skills training was not essential for increasing the use of coping skills. The results raise questions about the efficacy of specific treatment elements of CBT in treatment of alcohol dependence...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reactivity to alcohol-related stimuli in the laboratory and in the field: predictors of craving in treated alcoholics
    M D Litt
    University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Addiction 95:889-900. 2000
    ..1) To search for predictors of alcohol craving in treated alcoholics; (2) to evaluate the relationship between craving and drinking immediately after treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint A dental fears typology of oral surgery patients: matching patients to anxiety interventions
    M D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    Health Psychol 18:614-24. 1999
    ..These results were replicated in the 2nd study (N = 150). The results are seen as supportive of a multidimensional view of dental anxiety...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ecological momentary assessment (EMA) with treated alcoholics: methodological problems and potential solutions
    M D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    Health Psychol 17:48-52. 1998
    ..However, significant methodological problems were brought to light that may have compromised the results. These problems are presented and potential solutions are proposed...
  14. pmc Coping skills training and contingency management treatments for marijuana dependence: exploring mechanisms of behavior change
    Mark D Litt
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Addiction 103:638-48. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to explore mechanisms of behavior change from a marijuana treatment trial in which CBT and ContM were evaluated separately and in combination...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prospective matching of alcoholic clients to cognitive-behavioral or interactional group therapy
    R M Kadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:359-69. 2001
    ..The present study assessed whether outcomes improve further when clients are assigned to group treatments prospectively based on a matching strategy derived from the previous findings...
  16. pmc Effects of smoking cessation on body composition in postmenopausal women
    Alison Kleppinger
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 6030 6147, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1651-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of 16 months of cigarette abstinence on areas of BC measured by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA)...
  17. pmc Increased drinking in a trial of treatments for marijuana dependence: substance substitution?
    Ronald M Kadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:168-71. 2009
    ..Thereafter, drinking levels remained fairly stable throughout the follow-up year. The results are most likely reflective of a regression to the mean effect, and indicate that use of alcohol and marijuana are independent of one another...
  18. pmc Abstinence rates following behavioral treatments for marijuana dependence
    Ronald M Kadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1220-36. 2007
    ..The roles of contingency management and coping skills training in the treatment of marijuana dependence are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Do coping skills mediate the relationship between cognitive-behavioral therapy and reductions in gambling in pathological gamblers?
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 102:1280-91. 2007
    ..This study examined whether coping skills acquisition mediated the effects of CBT on decreasing gambling in pathological gamblers...
  20. ncbi request reprint An interactive voice response (IVR) system for adolescents with alcohol use disorders: a pilot study
    Yifrah Kaminer
    Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Am J Addict 15:122-5. 2006
    ..The utilization of IVR systems should be explored to improve efficacy and attainment of generalizability to heterogeneous adolescent populations and lifestyles including for other psychiatric disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation therapy self-efficacy and functional recovery after hip fracture
    Richard H Fortinsky
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 5215, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 25:241-6. 2002
    ..18; 95% CI = 0.99-1.42; P= 0.07). It is concluded that rehabilitation therapy self-efficacy is a potentially important psychological factor in helping hip fracture patients recover locomotion functioning...
  22. ncbi request reprint Searching for treatment outcome measures for use across trials
    Ronald M Kadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3944, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:145-52. 2004
    ..The present article seeks to identify drinking, psychosocial and/or biological variables that could be candidates for use as universal indicators of change following alcoholism treatment...
  23. pmc Changing network support for drinking: network support project 2-year follow-up
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:229-42. 2009
    ..The findings indicate that a network support treatment can effect long-term adaptive changes in drinkers' social networks and that these changes contribute to improved drinking outcomes in the long term...
  24. pmc Smoking cessation during alcohol treatment: a randomized trial of combination nicotine patch plus nicotine gum
    Ned L Cooney
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Addiction 104:1588-96. 2009
    ..A secondary aim was to determine whether or not there were any carry-over effects of combination nicotine replacement on drinking outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Initiation and maintenance of exercise behavior in older women: predictors from the social learning model
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health MC 3910, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Behav Med 25:83-97. 2002
    ..Implications of the findings for interventions to enhance adoption and maintenance of exercise programs by older women are discussed...
  26. pmc Multidimensional causal model of dental caries development in low-income preschool children
    M D Litt
    University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Public Health Rep 110:607-17. 1995
    ..These behaviors themselves were accounted for partly by a cognitive factor. The results support the advantages of employing multidimensional models and provide some direction for intervention to reduce caries incidence...
  27. pmc Concurrent brief versus intensive smoking intervention during alcohol dependence treatment
    Ned L Cooney
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, CT, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:570-5. 2007
    ..Although intensive smoking treatment was associated with higher rates of short-term tobacco abstinence, other, perhaps more intensive, smoking interventions are needed to produce lasting smoking cessation in alcohol dependent smokers...
  28. pmc Alcohol and tobacco cessation in alcohol-dependent smokers: analysis of real-time reports
    Ned L Cooney
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 1942, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:277-86. 2007
    ..Results support a cross-substance cue reactivity model of multiple substance use and a limited-strength model, but not a cross-substance coping model...
  29. ncbi request reprint In vivo assessment of the effects of smoking cessation in alcoholic smokers
    Ned L Cooney
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticutt, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:1952-3. 2002

Research Grants15

  1. Network Support for Alcohol Treatment: Mechanisms and Effectiveness
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A treatment program that helps the patient change his or her social network from one that reinforces drinking behavior to one that reinforces sobriety can create the conditions necessary for long-term treatment success. ..
  2. Network and Contingency Management for Alcohol Treatment
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will also explore the possibility, introduced in Project MATCH, that a change in network support will be maximally beneficial to those whose social networks were initially most supportive of drinking to start with. ..
  3. CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR MARIJUANA DEPENDENCE
    Mark D Litt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If successful, the proposed intervention would provide a powerful tool for ameliorating a major public health problem. ..
  4. CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR MARIJUANA DEPENDENCE
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If successful, the proposed intervention would provide a powerful tool for ameliorating a major public health problem. ..
  5. Brief Focused Treatment for TMD: Mechanisms of Action
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  6. Individualized Assessment and Treatment for Alcoholism
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These results would have implications for our delivery of treatment, and for the validity of coping skills training for alcohol addiction. ..
  7. Brief Focused Treatment for TMD: Mechanisms of Action
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Network and Contingency Management for Alcohol Treatment
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also explore the possibility, introduced in Project MATCH, that a change in network support will be maximally beneficial to those whose social networks were initially most supportive of drinking to start with. ..
  9. Network and Contingency Management for Alcohol Treatment
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will also explore the possibility, introduced in Project MATCH, that a change in network support will be maximally beneficial to those whose social networks were initially most supportive of drinking to start with. ..
  10. Brief Focused Treatment for TMD: Mechanisms of Action
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  11. Brief Focused Treatment for TMD: Mechanisms of Action
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Network and Contingency Management for Alcohol Treatment
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will also explore the possibility, introduced in Project MATCH, that a change in network support will be maximally beneficial to those whose social networks were initially most supportive of drinking to start with. ..
  13. Network and Contingency Management for Alcohol Treatment
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also explore the possibility, introduced in Project MATCH, that a change in network support will be maximally beneficial to those whose social networks were initially most supportive of drinking to start with. ..
  14. Brief Focused Treatment for TMD: Mechanisms of Action
    Mark Litt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Network Support for Alcohol Treatment: Mechanisms and Effectiveness
    Mark D Litt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A treatment program that helps the patient change his or her social network from one that reinforces drinking behavior to one that reinforces sobriety can create the conditions necessary for long-term treatment success. ..