Sohaila Shakib

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variation in parenting characteristics and adolescent smoking
    Sohaila Shakib
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 33:88-97. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Family characteristics and smoking among urban and rural adolescents living in China
    Sohaila Shakib
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USA
    Prev Med 40:83-91. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized intervention of smoking for adolescents in urban Wuhan, China
    Chih Ping Chou
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1000 S Fremont, Box 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Med 42:280-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Acculturation, physical activity, and fast-food consumption among Asian-American and Hispanic adolescents
    Jennifer B Unger
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Community Health 29:467-81. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Peer influences and access to cigarettes as correlates of adolescent smoking: a cross-cultural comparison of Wuhan, China, and California
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Prev Med 34:476-84. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint A cultural psychology approach to "drug abuse" prevention
    Jennifer B Unger
    Transdisciplinary Prevention Research Center, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1779-820. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior among urban and rural Native American adolescents in California
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California School of Medicine, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Research, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:251-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Exploring the cultural context of tobacco use: a transdisciplinary framework
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, CA 91803, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S101-17. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Authority-related conformity as a protective factor against adolescent health risk behaviors
    Michele Mouttapa
    J Adolesc Health 33:320-1. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research: contributions to the study of drug use, drug abuse, and drug use(r)-related interventions
    Mark Nichter
    Departments of Anthropology, Family and Community Medicine and Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1907-69. 2004

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variation in parenting characteristics and adolescent smoking
    Sohaila Shakib
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 33:88-97. 2003
    ..To examine ethnic variation in parenting characteristics and in associations among parenting characteristics and adolescent smoking, and to assess the strength of those associations separately by ethnic subgroup...
  2. ncbi request reprint Family characteristics and smoking among urban and rural adolescents living in China
    Sohaila Shakib
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USA
    Prev Med 40:83-91. 2005
    ..Adolescent smoking is a public health concern in China. Although the family is an important social influence in China, few associations among family characteristics and adolescent smoking have been examined using Chinese samples...
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized intervention of smoking for adolescents in urban Wuhan, China
    Chih Ping Chou
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1000 S Fremont, Box 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Med 42:280-5. 2006
    ..This study evaluated a school-based smoking prevention curriculum with a social normative approach developed in the United States for adolescents in urban Wuhan, China...
  4. ncbi request reprint Acculturation, physical activity, and fast-food consumption among Asian-American and Hispanic adolescents
    Jennifer B Unger
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Community Health 29:467-81. 2004
    ..Health promotion programs are needed to encourage physical activity and healthy diets among adolescents in acculturating families...
  5. ncbi request reprint Peer influences and access to cigarettes as correlates of adolescent smoking: a cross-cultural comparison of Wuhan, China, and California
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Prev Med 34:476-84. 2002
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  6. ncbi request reprint A cultural psychology approach to "drug abuse" prevention
    Jennifer B Unger
    Transdisciplinary Prevention Research Center, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1779-820. 2004
    ..Implications of cultural risk and protective factors for transdisciplinary research on drug abuse prevention are also discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior among urban and rural Native American adolescents in California
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California School of Medicine, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Research, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:251-4. 2003
    ..This study used statewide data from California to examine the smoking behavior and related psychosocial risk factors among Native American adolescents living in urban and rural counties...
  8. ncbi request reprint Exploring the cultural context of tobacco use: a transdisciplinary framework
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, CA 91803, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S101-17. 2003
    ..The framework challenges researchers to think about how the sociocultural context influences tobacco use at micro, meso, and macro levels. Finally, we offer suggestions for improving transdisciplinary research on culture and tobacco...
  9. ncbi request reprint Authority-related conformity as a protective factor against adolescent health risk behaviors
    Michele Mouttapa
    J Adolesc Health 33:320-1. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research: contributions to the study of drug use, drug abuse, and drug use(r)-related interventions
    Mark Nichter
    Departments of Anthropology, Family and Community Medicine and Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1907-69. 2004
    ..Finally, we discuss the challenges faced by qualitative researchers when engaging in transdisciplinary research...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sensations from initial exposure to nicotine predicting adolescent smoking in China: a potential measure of vulnerability to nicotine
    Xinguang Chen
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:455-63. 2003
    ..Self-reported sensations from initial exposure to nicotine may be a useful indicator of an individual's vulnerability to nicotine. This information can be used for adolescent smoking prevention and cessation interventions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cultural/interpersonal values and smoking in an ethnically diverse sample of Southern California adolescents
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, USA
    J Cult Divers 13:55-63. 2006
    ..Increased understanding of adolescents' values could inform the creation of smoking prevention programs for ethnically diverse adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational transmission of tobacco use and dependence: a transdisciplinary perspective
    Edmond D Shenassa
    Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S55-69. 2003
    ..Research gaps that exist between scientific disciplines are highlighted, and some directions for future research are suggested...