Nathaniel Riggs

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relationships between executive cognitive function and lifetime substance use and obesity-related behaviors in fourth grade youth
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 18:1-11. 2012
  2. pmc Executive cognitive function and food intake in children
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:398-403. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Examining the potential of community-based after-school programs for Latino youth
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 45:417-29. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Executive cognitive function as a correlate and predictor of child food intake and physical activity
    Nathaniel Riggs
    University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 16:279-92. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Preventing growth in amphetamine use: long-term effects of the Midwestern Prevention Project (MPP) from early adolescence to early adulthood
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra CA, USA
    Addiction 104:1691-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Long-term effects of adolescent marijuana use prevention on adult mental health services utilization: the midwestern prevention project
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1000 S Fremont Avenue, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:616-31. 2009
  7. pmc Protecting against intergenerational problem behavior: mediational effects of prevented marijuana use on second-generation parent-child relationships and child impulsivity
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    University of Southern California, Institute for Prevention Research, 1000 S Fremont Avenue, Unit 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 100:153-60. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Promoting community coalition functioning: effects of Project STEP
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Sci 9:63-72. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Adolescent to emerging adulthood smoking trajectories: when do smoking trajectories diverge, and do they predict early adulthood nicotine dependence?
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1147-54. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Parent program component analysis in a drug abuse prevention trial
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:66-72. 2006

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Relationships between executive cognitive function and lifetime substance use and obesity-related behaviors in fourth grade youth
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 18:1-11. 2012
    ..e., obesity). One implication is the potential of study findings to be translated into public health or clinical interventions that promote ECF as a correlate of both substance use and obesity-related behaviors...
  2. pmc Executive cognitive function and food intake in children
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:398-403. 2010
    ..The current study investigated relations among neurocognitive skills important for behavioral regulation, and the intake of fruit, vegetables, and snack food in children...
  3. doi request reprint Examining the potential of community-based after-school programs for Latino youth
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 45:417-29. 2010
    ..Findings illustrate how ASPs with varying strategies, activities, and assessment tools can be evaluated in the interest of designing future large-scale investigations into ASPs and Latino positive youth development...
  4. doi request reprint Executive cognitive function as a correlate and predictor of child food intake and physical activity
    Nathaniel Riggs
    University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 16:279-92. 2010
    ..One implication is to promote ECF as a correlate and predictor of food intake and physical activity in children by providing opportunities for youth to practice newly developing ECF capacities...
  5. doi request reprint Preventing growth in amphetamine use: long-term effects of the Midwestern Prevention Project (MPP) from early adolescence to early adulthood
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra CA, USA
    Addiction 104:1691-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine the long-term effect of an early adolescent substance abuse prevention program on trajectories and initiation of amphetamine use into early adulthood...
  6. doi request reprint Long-term effects of adolescent marijuana use prevention on adult mental health services utilization: the midwestern prevention project
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1000 S Fremont Avenue, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:616-31. 2009
    ..Findings support the role of early adolescent drug use prevention programs in impacting later mental health problems. The study's limitations are noted...
  7. pmc Protecting against intergenerational problem behavior: mediational effects of prevented marijuana use on second-generation parent-child relationships and child impulsivity
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    University of Southern California, Institute for Prevention Research, 1000 S Fremont Avenue, Unit 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 100:153-60. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Promoting community coalition functioning: effects of Project STEP
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Sci 9:63-72. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint Adolescent to emerging adulthood smoking trajectories: when do smoking trajectories diverge, and do they predict early adulthood nicotine dependence?
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1147-54. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Parent program component analysis in a drug abuse prevention trial
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:66-72. 2006
    ..The current study estimates the effects of the parent program component of an evidence-based multi-component drug abuse prevention program for adolescents, Project STAR...
  11. ncbi request reprint The "Generacion Diez" after-school program and Latino parent involvement with schools
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    Institute for Prevention Research, The University of Southern California, Southern California, Alhambra, USA
    J Prim Prev 26:471-84. 2005
    ..Editors' Strategic Implications The authors illustrate the promising practice of using after-school programs to promote parent involvement and to help integrate the often disparate family and school contexts for Latino children...
  12. doi request reprint Early cigarette use and psychological distress as predictors of obesity risk in adulthood
    Guneet Kaur Jasuja
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:325-35. 2008
    ..Results suggest that prevention programs that have been previously applied to either cigarette use or distress prevention might be re-examined for their potential to also affect obesity risk in adulthood...
  13. pmc Tobacco use moderates the association between major depression and obesity
    Adam M Leventhal
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, 2250 Alcazar Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Health Psychol 29:521-8. 2010
    ..This study examined smoking status and tobacco dependence as moderators of the MD-obesity link...
  14. doi request reprint Identifying patterns of eating and physical activity in children: a latent class analysis of obesity risk
    Jimi Huh
    The Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research IPR, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:652-8. 2011
    ..The results suggest that intervention programs could be refined or targeted based on children's characteristics to promote effective pediatric obesity interventions...
  15. doi request reprint Neurocognition as a moderator and mediator in adolescent substance misuse prevention
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    University of Southern California, Preventive Medicine, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:209-13. 2009
    ..Implications and future directions for neurocognitive models of substance misuse prevention are also discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint The mediational role of neurocognition in the behavioral outcomes of a social-emotional prevention program in elementary school students: effects of the PATHS Curriculum
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    The Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, California, USA
    Prev Sci 7:91-102. 2006
    ..Doing so may enhance prevention outcomes particularly if those preventions are implemented during a time of peak neurocognitive development...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preventing risk for obesity by promoting self-regulation and decision-making skills: pilot results from the PATHWAYS to health program (PATHWAYS)
    Nathaniel R Riggs
    University of Southern California, USA
    Eval Rev 31:287-310. 2007
    ..Implications are that comprehensive efforts to prevent youth risk for obesity should include as one component school-based curricula that target self-regulation and decision-making skills...
  18. ncbi request reprint Social networks and community prevention coalitions
    Mark E Feinberg
    Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, Henderson Building South Room 109, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Prim Prev 26:279-98. 2005
    ..This work raises interesting questions about how to combine the promotion of coalition functioning while simultaneously encouraging diversity of coalition membership...