L A Robinson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Memphis
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in predictors of adolescent smoking onset and escalation: a longitudinal study from 7th to 12th grade
    Leslie A Robinson
    Center for Health Promotion and Evaluation, Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:297-307. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and gender differences in risk factors for smoking onset
    L A Robinson
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Tennessee 38152, USA
    Health Psychol 16:499-505. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Developing smoking cessation programs for chronically ill teens: lessons learned from research with healthy adolescent smokers
    Leslie A Robinson
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:133-44. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in adolescents' sources of cigarettes
    Leslie A Robinson
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38152 3230, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:861-7. 2006
  5. pmc "Start to stop": results of a randomised controlled trial of a smoking cessation programme for teens
    L A Robinson
    The University of Memphis Department of Psychology, 202 Psychology Building, Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Tob Control 12:IV26-33. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Is smoking associated with lower body mass in adolescents? A large-scale biracial investigation
    R C Klesges
    University of Memphis, TN, USA
    Addict Behav 23:109-13. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the relationships between smoking dosage and body mass index in an adolescent, biracial cohort
    Theodore V Cooper
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Suite 675, 5350 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Addict Behav 28:501-12. 2003
  8. pmc Chronic dieting and the belief that smoking controls body weight in a biracial, population-based adolescent sample
    R C Klesges
    University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Tob Control 6:89-94. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid progression to regular cigarette smoking among nonsmoking adolescents: interactions with gender and ethnicity
    Jonathan L Blitstein
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Prev Med 36:455-63. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in smoking withdrawal effects among adolescents
    Brant W Riedel
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 5350 Poplar Avenue, Suite 550, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Addict Behav 28:129-40. 2003

Research Grants

  1. SMOKING ONSET IN A BIETHNIC POPULATION
    Leslie Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. DEVELOPING A SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM FOR ADOLESCENTS
    Leslie Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in predictors of adolescent smoking onset and escalation: a longitudinal study from 7th to 12th grade
    Leslie A Robinson
    Center for Health Promotion and Evaluation, Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:297-307. 2006
    ..Overall, we found that, contrary to previous research, risk factors for smoking differed across ethnicity. Further, smoking onset appears to be shaped by forces different from those that accelerate consumption...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and gender differences in risk factors for smoking onset
    L A Robinson
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Tennessee 38152, USA
    Health Psychol 16:499-505. 1997
    ..Future research should examine changes in risk factors over time to determine whether such changes accompany the rising smoking rate typically observed among girls and African Americans later in adolescence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Developing smoking cessation programs for chronically ill teens: lessons learned from research with healthy adolescent smokers
    Leslie A Robinson
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:133-44. 2008
    ..Medically fragile teens who smoke need access to smoking cessation programs, because they are at even higher risk than their healthy peers for smoking-related complications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in adolescents' sources of cigarettes
    Leslie A Robinson
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38152 3230, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:861-7. 2006
    ..This investigation used a two-year longitudinal design to determine (1) how adolescents' sources change and (2) whether the timing of smoking onset and duration of tobacco use predict the number and types of sources accessed...
  5. pmc "Start to stop": results of a randomised controlled trial of a smoking cessation programme for teens
    L A Robinson
    The University of Memphis Department of Psychology, 202 Psychology Building, Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Tob Control 12:IV26-33. 2003
    ..To examine the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of a school based smoking cessation programme among students caught smoking at school...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is smoking associated with lower body mass in adolescents? A large-scale biracial investigation
    R C Klesges
    University of Memphis, TN, USA
    Addict Behav 23:109-13. 1998
    ..That is, with increasing levels of smoking exposure, BMI significantly increased. Thus, it appears that smoking is not related to lowered BMI in adolescent populations. Implications and possible reasons for these findings are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the relationships between smoking dosage and body mass index in an adolescent, biracial cohort
    Theodore V Cooper
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Suite 675, 5350 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Addict Behav 28:501-12. 2003
    ..It is concluded that smoking initiation is not associated with adolescent body weight change for at least a 3-year period...
  8. pmc Chronic dieting and the belief that smoking controls body weight in a biracial, population-based adolescent sample
    R C Klesges
    University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Tob Control 6:89-94. 1997
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of weight concerns and smoking for body weight reasons as a function of race and gender...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid progression to regular cigarette smoking among nonsmoking adolescents: interactions with gender and ethnicity
    Jonathan L Blitstein
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Prev Med 36:455-63. 2003
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  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in smoking withdrawal effects among adolescents
    Brant W Riedel
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 5350 Poplar Avenue, Suite 550, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Addict Behav 28:129-40. 2003
    ..Participants who chose to use nicotine replacement during the quit attempt were more likely to report difficulty concentrating, restlessness, and feeling miserable...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of adolescents caught with cigarettes at school: implications for developing smoking cessation programs
    Brant W Riedel
    MCS Office of Research and Evaluation, Center for Community Health, University of Memphis, Room 114, 2597 Avery Avenue, Memphis, TN 38112, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:351-4. 2002
    ..However, questionable strategies (e.g., increasing caffeine consumption) had been used during previous quit attempts. The implications for developing school-based smoking cessation programs are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint What motivates adolescent smokers to make a quit attempt?
    Brant W Riedel
    Office of Research and Evaluation, Memphis City Schools, University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 2597 Avery Avenue, Memphis, TN 38112, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:167-74. 2002
    ..African Americans were more likely than Whites to list current health concern as the most important motivator...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intraclass correlation among measures related to cigarette use by adolescents: estimates from an urban and largely African American cohort
    David M Murray
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Addict Behav 27:509-27. 2002
    ..We show how those correlations can be reduced using regression adjustments and used to determine sample size for future school-based smoking prevention studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adolescent reports of physician counseling for smoking
    Catherine M Alfano
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E47. 2002
    ..The present study assessed adolescent reports of physician screening and counseling and adolescents' willingness to disclose smoking, as well as demographic and health status differences in these rates...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and cigarette smoking in urban adolescents
    Isabel C Scarinci
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 5350 Poplar Ave, Suite 675, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Prev Med 34:171-8. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for smoking among adolescents with asthma
    Susan M Zbikowski
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:279-87. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence of smoking among youth with asthma and explore potential risk factors for smoking among these youth, compared with youth without asthma...
  17. ncbi request reprint The relationship between smoking and body weight in a population of young military personnel
    R C Klesges
    University of Memphis Prevention Center, University of Memphis, Tennessee 38119, USA
    Health Psychol 17:454-8. 1998
    ..It was concluded that smoking has no effects on the body weights of young women and minimal effects in young men...
  18. ncbi request reprint The reliability and predictive value of adolescents' reports of initial reactions to smoking
    Brant W Riedel
    Memphis City Schools Office of Research and Evaluation, Memphis, TN 38112, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:553-9. 2003
    ..Participants who progressed from experimental to regular smoking from Time 1 to Time 2 were more likely to report relaxation as an initial reaction to smoking at Time 2 after denying relaxation at Time 1...
  19. pmc Attentional and executive dysfunction as predictors of smoking within the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort
    Lisa S Kahalley
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:344-54. 2010
    ..The present study explores whether the attentional and executive functioning (EF) deficits associated with cancer and treatment place survivors of childhood cancer at increased risk for smoking...
  20. pmc Physician communication regarding smoking and adolescent tobacco use
    Ashley M Hum
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e1368-74. 2011
    ..However, there is little research on the potential impact of physician advice on adolescent smoking...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in relation to all-site and lung cancer incidence and mortality in current and former smokers
    Catherine M Alfano
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2233-41. 2004
    ..Prospective studies using more sophisticated measures of physical activity assessed at multiple time points during follow-up are needed to corroborate these associations...

Research Grants10

  1. SMOKING ONSET IN A BIETHNIC POPULATION
    Leslie Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. DEVELOPING A SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM FOR ADOLESCENTS
    Leslie Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2006
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