ROBIN J contact MERMELSTEIN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Moving tobacco prevention outside the classroom
    Robin Mermelstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Lancet 371:1556-7. 2008
  2. pmc Applying theory across settings, behaviors, and populations: translational challenges and opportunities
    Robin J Mermelstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, Suite 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Health Psychol 32:592-6. 2013
  3. pmc Dating and changes in adolescent cigarette smoking: does partner smoking behavior matter?
    Robin J Mermelstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Room 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1226-30. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Transdisciplinary tobacco use research: a decade of progress. Introduction
    Robin Mermelstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Room 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S519-22. 2007
  5. pmc Web-based support as an adjunct to group-based smoking cessation for adolescents
    Robin Mermelstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Rm 558 M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S69-76. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Explanations of ethnic and gender differences in youth smoking: a multi-site, qualitative investigation. The Tobacco Control Network Writing Group
    R Mermelstein
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:S91-8. 1999
  7. pmc Teen smoking cessation
    R Mermelstein
    Health Research and Policy Centers, 850 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Tob Control 12:i25-34. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in measuring treatment outcome in adolescent smoking cessation studies
    Robin Mermelstein
    Department of Psychology and Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:395-403. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, gender and risk factors for smoking initiation: an overview
    R Mermelstein
    Department of Psychology and Health Research and Policy Centers, The University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:S39-43, discussion S69-70. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Extended telephone counseling for smoking cessation: does content matter?
    Robin Mermelstein
    Department of Psychology and Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:565-74. 2003

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Moving tobacco prevention outside the classroom
    Robin Mermelstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Lancet 371:1556-7. 2008
  2. pmc Applying theory across settings, behaviors, and populations: translational challenges and opportunities
    Robin J Mermelstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, Suite 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Health Psychol 32:592-6. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Dating and changes in adolescent cigarette smoking: does partner smoking behavior matter?
    Robin J Mermelstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Room 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1226-30. 2009
    ..This study extends previous research by examining whether a partner's smoking status moderated the relationship between dating and adolescent smoking...
  4. doi request reprint Transdisciplinary tobacco use research: a decade of progress. Introduction
    Robin Mermelstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Room 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S519-22. 2007
  5. pmc Web-based support as an adjunct to group-based smoking cessation for adolescents
    Robin Mermelstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Rm 558 M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S69-76. 2006
    ..Participants who visited the Web site rated it positively on several dimensions. Reasons for not using the Web site will be discussed, as well as its value as an adjunct...
  6. ncbi request reprint Explanations of ethnic and gender differences in youth smoking: a multi-site, qualitative investigation. The Tobacco Control Network Writing Group
    R Mermelstein
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:S91-8. 1999
    ..These findings, notable in their consistency across geographic regions, may shed light on the discrepant prevalence of smoking across ethnic and gender groups...
  7. pmc Teen smoking cessation
    R Mermelstein
    Health Research and Policy Centers, 850 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Tob Control 12:i25-34. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in measuring treatment outcome in adolescent smoking cessation studies
    Robin Mermelstein
    Department of Psychology and Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:395-403. 2002
    ..We will address the natural history of adolescent smoking cessation, treatment outcomes, validity of self-reports and biochemical validation, and research recommendations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, gender and risk factors for smoking initiation: an overview
    R Mermelstein
    Department of Psychology and Health Research and Policy Centers, The University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:S39-43, discussion S69-70. 1999
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Extended telephone counseling for smoking cessation: does content matter?
    Robin Mermelstein
    Department of Psychology and Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:565-74. 2003
    ..For men, the enhanced condition produced better abstinence rates through 15 months and lower relapse rates. For women, the basic condition was better. History of depression did not interact with condition...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in adolescent depression: stress exposure and reactivity models
    Benjamin L Hankin
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Barnwell College, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Child Dev 78:279-95. 2007
    ..The longitudinal direction of effects between depression and stressors varied depending on the stressor domain. Girls reacted more strongly to stressors in the form of depression...
  12. doi request reprint Pregnancy smoking in context: the influence of multiple levels of stress
    Kathryn Weaver
    Department of Psychiatry and Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1065-73. 2008
    ..Elucidating mechanisms by which contextual influences affect pregnant women's smoking patterns may inform smoking cessation and reduction interventions with this population...
  13. doi request reprint Finding needles in a haystack: a methodology for identifying and sampling community-based youth smoking cessation programs
    Sherry Emery
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Eval Rev 34:35-51. 2010
    ..This article describes the methodology used by the Helping Young Smokers Quit (HYSQ) initiative to identify and profile community-based youth smoking cessation programs in the absence of a defined sample frame...
  14. doi request reprint Bridging basic and clinical science with policy studies: The Partners with Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Centers experience
    Kimberly Kobus
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Room 558, M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:467-74. 2009
    ..Examples of each domain are presented...
  15. pmc Mood variability and cigarette smoking escalation among adolescents
    Sally M Weinstein
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60608, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:504-13. 2008
    ..Results suggest that high negative mood variability is a risk factor for future smoking escalation and that mood-stabilizing effects may reinforce and maintain daily cigarette use among youths...
  16. doi request reprint Social support as a moderator of the relationship between recent history of depression and smoking cessation among lower-educated women
    Lindsey R Turner
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:201-12. 2008
    ..The determinants of successful quitting among lower-educated women differ between those who seek assistance and those who do not...
  17. ncbi request reprint Beyond modeling: parenting practices, parental smoking history, and adolescent cigarette smoking
    Molly Middlecamp Kodl
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Addict Behav 29:17-32. 2004
    ..Similarly, parental efficacy, not previously studied in relation to parenting about smoking, may be important to target in future interventions...
  18. pmc Relations between daily activities and adolescent mood: the role of autonomy
    Sally M Weinstein
    Institute for Health Research and Policy and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:182-94. 2007
    ..Stronger mood-activity relations were found after controlling for autonomy in activity engagement...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adolescent smoking: are infrequent and occasional smokers ready to quit?
    Lindsey R Turner
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1127-37. 2005
    ..Infrequent and occasional smokers are motivated to quit and intend to quit soon, making them an attractive target for cessation programs...
  21. ncbi request reprint School-based smoking cessation programs for adolescents: what predicts attendance?
    Lindsey R Turner
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:559-68. 2004
    ..Results highlight the importance of individual characteristics in determining program participation, as well as the importance of considering school context and programmatic issues when planning school-based smoking cessation programs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Individual and contextual influences on adolescent smoking
    Lindsey Turner
    Health Research and Policy Centers, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, Room 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:175-97. 2004
    ..Finally, the need to consider both developmental and transdisciplinary approaches to understanding the development of nicotine dependence in adolescents is emphasized...
  23. ncbi request reprint Motivation and reasons to quit: predictive validity among adolescent smokers
    Lindsey R Turner
    Department of Psychology, Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:542-50. 2004
    ..To examine reasons to quit among adolescents in a smoking cessation program, and whether reasons were associated with subsequent cessation...
  24. pmc Adolescents' expectancies for smoking to regulate affect predict smoking behavior and nicotine dependence over time
    Adrienne J Heinz
    Department of Psychology, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:128-35. 2010
    ..The current study examined the influence of negative affect relief expectancies (NAREs) for smoking on smoking behavior and nicotine dependence using longitudinal data from a study on the emotional and social contexts of youth smoking...
  25. ncbi request reprint Communications strategies to broaden the reach of tobacco use research: examples from the Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Centers
    Kimberly Kobus
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S571-82. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint The TAFES multi-family group intervention for Kosovar refugees: a feasibility study
    Stevan M Weine
    International Center on Human Responses to Social Catastrophes, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:100-7. 2003
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence that multi-family support and education groups are a feasible and possibly beneficial intervention for newly resettled refugees and indicates the need for further studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cognitive theories of depression in children and adolescents: a conceptual and quantitative review
    Zia Lakdawalla
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 10:1-24. 2007
    ..Ways to advance knowledge in the area of cognitive theories of depression among youth are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial characteristics associated with sun protection practices among parents of young children
    Lindsey R Turner
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Behav Med 28:77-90. 2005
    ..Results highlight the importance of parent psychosocial characteristics in predicting child sun protection...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Depression vulnerable and nonvulnerable smokers after a failure experience: examining cognitive self-regulation and motivation
    Walter D Scott
    Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071 3415, USA
    Behav Modif 32:519-39. 2008
    ..Results are discussed in terms of cognitive self-regulatory and affect temperament models of motivation and depression...
  31. pmc An application of a mixed-effects location scale model for analysis of Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) data
    Donald Hedeker
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Biometrics 64:627-34. 2008
    ..These mixed-effects location scale models have useful applications in many research areas where interest centers on the joint modeling of the mean and variance structure...
  32. ncbi request reprint Analysis of binary outcomes with missing data: missing = smoking, last observation carried forward, and a little multiple imputation
    Donald Hedeker
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 4336, USA
    Addiction 102:1564-73. 2007
    ..We consider this problem in a simple two-group design where interest centers on comparing the groups in terms of the binary outcome at a single timepoint...
  33. ncbi request reprint Do as I say, not as I do: does it work for tobacco use prevention?
    Susan J Curry
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:102-3. 2006
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Human participants challenges in youth tobacco cessation research: researchers' perspectives
    Kathleen R Diviak
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Suite 558 M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Ethics Behav 14:321-34. 2004
    ..Waivers of parental consent can facilitate recruitment of youths into studies; however, researchers must ensure that their protocols comply with federal regulations when requesting a waiver...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Clarification of SRNT workgroup guidelines for measures in clinical trials of smoking cessation therapies
    John R Hughes
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:863-4. 2004

Research Grants10

  1. Increasing Young Adult Smokers' Demand for Internet-Based Cessation Treatment
    Robin Mermelstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Little research exists on strategies to enhance demand for evidence-based treatment. The proposed research will help to bridge this gap between the availability and use of effective smoking cessation treatments. ..
  2. Social-Emotional Contexts of Adolescent Smoking Patterns
    Robin Mermelstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAM IN SAS PREVENTION
    Robin Mermelstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Trainees participate with prevention interventionists and researchers from collaborating community programs. ..
  4. CONTEXT AND SUBJECTIVE EXPERIENCE OF EARLY SMOKING
    Robin Mermelstein; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Findings from this study have potential for informing both smoking cessation and preventive interventions for adolescents. ..
  5. Increasing Young Adult Smokers' Demand for Internet-Based Cessation Treatment
    ROBIN J contact MERMELSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Little research exists on strategies to enhance demand for evidence-based treatment. The proposed research will help to bridge this gap between the availability and use of effective smoking cessation treatments. ..