STEVEN Y SUSSMAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-reported high-risk locations of adolescent drug use
    S Sussman
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Addict Behav 23:405-11. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation among persons in recovery
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:1275-98. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Project towards no drug abuse: a review of the findings and future directions
    Steve Sussman
    Am J Health Behav 26:354-65. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcoholic liver disease (ALD): a new domain for prevention efforts
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:1887-904. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The associations of social self-control, personality disorders, and demographics with drug use among high-risk youth
    Steve Sussman
    Preventive Medicine and Psychology, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California IPR, 1000 South Fremont, Unit No 8 Room 4124 in Building A 4, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1159-66. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Project Towards No Drug Abuse: two-year outcomes of a trial that compares health educator delivery to self-instruction
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Med 37:155-62. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Five-year prospective prediction of marijuana use cessation of youth at continuation high schools
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Room 4124, Unit 8, Building A 4, 1000 South Fremont Avenue, Alhambra 91803, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1237-43. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint A look at an interactive classroom-based drug abuse prevention program: interactive contents and suggestions for research
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra 91803, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:355-68. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A transdisciplinary focus on drug abuse prevention: an introduction
    Steve Sussman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Psychology, Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1441-56. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The motivation, skills, and decision-making model of "drug abuse" prevention
    Steve Sussman
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Psychology, Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1971-2016. 2004

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-reported high-risk locations of adolescent drug use
    S Sussman
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Addict Behav 23:405-11. 1998
    ..Not surprisingly, drugs were used least at school. Interestingly, the prototypical party drug use situation is not a popular situation for drug use, at least among these high-risk youth...
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation among persons in recovery
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:1275-98. 2002
    ..Outcomes of 24 studies are presented. It is concluded that the future of research and practice in this arena should include facilitating smoking cessation among those early in recovery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Project towards no drug abuse: a review of the findings and future directions
    Steve Sussman
    Am J Health Behav 26:354-65. 2002
    ..To provide a review of the evidence from 3 experimental trials of Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND), a senior-high-school-based drug abuse prevention program...
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcoholic liver disease (ALD): a new domain for prevention efforts
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:1887-904. 2002
    ..It is hoped that new interest among health behavior researchers and practitioners will be stimulated...
  5. ncbi request reprint The associations of social self-control, personality disorders, and demographics with drug use among high-risk youth
    Steve Sussman
    Preventive Medicine and Psychology, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California IPR, 1000 South Fremont, Unit No 8 Room 4124 in Building A 4, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1159-66. 2003
    ..These results highlight the importance of social self-control as a unique concurrent predictor of substance use and suggest that social self-control skill training is relevant in substance abuse prevention programming...
  6. ncbi request reprint Project Towards No Drug Abuse: two-year outcomes of a trial that compares health educator delivery to self-instruction
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Med 37:155-62. 2003
    ..Self-instruction programming often is used to help youth that are at high risk for dropout and drug abuse to complete their high school education. However, a health educator-led program is much more interactive...
  7. ncbi request reprint Five-year prospective prediction of marijuana use cessation of youth at continuation high schools
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Room 4124, Unit 8, Building A 4, 1000 South Fremont Avenue, Alhambra 91803, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1237-43. 2004
    ..Implications of these results include the need to reduce psychological dependence on marijuana and increase social unacceptability of marijuana use across genders to help increase prevalence of quit attempts...
  8. ncbi request reprint A look at an interactive classroom-based drug abuse prevention program: interactive contents and suggestions for research
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra 91803, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:355-68. 2003
    ..Suggestions for future research on interactivity were made...
  9. ncbi request reprint A transdisciplinary focus on drug abuse prevention: an introduction
    Steve Sussman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Psychology, Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1441-56. 2004
    ..Advances in understanding etiological issues, translation to programs, and ecological fit of programming are desired results...
  10. ncbi request reprint The motivation, skills, and decision-making model of "drug abuse" prevention
    Steve Sussman
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Psychology, Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1971-2016. 2004
    ..Incorporating the perspectives of multiple disciplines appears essential for progress in drug abuse and other problem behavior prevention...
  11. ncbi request reprint A "drug abuse" theoretical integration: a transdisciplinary speculation
    Steve Sussman
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Psychology, Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:2055-69. 2004
    ..quot; Prevention must address remediation of this dis-balance for the latter type of drug misuser...
  12. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of an alcoholic liver disease recurrence prevention education program in hospitalized patients with advanced liver disease
    Steve Sussman
    Preventive Medicine and IPR, University of Southern California, 1000 South Fremont Avenue, Unit 8, Building A 4, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Addict Behav 30:465-73. 2005
    ..For those ALD inpatients that are able and willing to participate, the program shows promising effects on self-reported lifestyle change...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for and prevention of tobacco use
    Steve Sussman
    Preventive Medicine and Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 91803, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 44:614-9. 2005
    ..The majority of well-evaluated tobacco use prevention programs that employ a comprehensive social influences model show effects over an average of 6 years post-programming...
  14. ncbi request reprint Translation in the health professions: converting science into action
    Steve Sussman
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Eval Health Prof 29:7-32. 2006
    ..Finally, the article concludes that translational research is an important area to continue to pursue requiring long-term collaborative commitment among researchers and practitioners...
  15. pmc Five-year prospective prediction of self-initiated quitting of cigarette smoking of high-risk youth
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1094-8. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Tobacco industry youth tobacco prevention programming: a review
    Steve Sussman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra 91803, USA
    Prev Sci 3:57-67. 2002
    ..Providing financial support of nonindustry programming greatly improves this effort; however, the concept of tobacco industry involvement in youth tobacco prevention needs continued examination...
  17. ncbi request reprint The one-year prospective prediction of substance abuse and dependence among high-risk adolescents
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    J Subst Abuse 12:373-86. 2000
    ..Apparently, adolescents can predict their future use, and abuse or dependence status. Also, instruction in prosocial coping (e.g., seeking social support) may help inhibit the transition from substance abuse to substance dependence...
  18. ncbi request reprint One-year outcomes of Project Towards No Drug Abuse
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Prev Med 27:632-42. 1998
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  19. ncbi request reprint Self-initiated quitting among adolescent smokers
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 90033, USA
    Prev Med 27:A19-28. 1998
    ..Youth transfer to alternative schools because of academic or behavioral problems, and they are at relatively high risk for cigarette smoking...
  20. ncbi request reprint One-year prospective prediction of marijuana use cessation among youth at continuation high schools
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Addict Behav 24:411-7. 1999
    ..Implications of these results include the need to increase unacceptability of marijuana use to help increase efforts at self-initiated quitting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of thirty-four adolescent tobacco use cessation and prevention trials on regular users of tobacco products
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 34:1469-503. 1999
    ..More research is needed to define the most successful approaches for cessation of adolescent tobacco use...
  22. ncbi request reprint The association of current stimulant use with demographic, substance use, violence-related, social and intrapersonal variables among high risk youth
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Addict Behav 24:741-8. 1999
    ..One may speculate that programming for these stimulant-using youth should include treatment of multiple substances, depression, and correction of social-cognitive misperceptions...
  23. ncbi request reprint One-year prospective prediction of drug use from stress-related variables
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 35:717-35. 2000
    ..Drug-use intervention implications of these results include the need to provide supportive services to those who have been victims of violent attacks on their person or property...
  24. ncbi request reprint Group self-identification as a prospective predictor of drug use and violence in high-risk youth
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 14:192-6. 2000
    ..This is the 1st study to demonstrate that group self-identification is a significant prospective predictor of drug use and other problem behaviors...
  25. ncbi request reprint School-based tobacco use prevention and cessation: where are we going?
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, and Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Am J Health Behav 25:191-9. 2001
    ..To discuss the past, present, and future directions of school-based tobacco use prevention and cessation research...
  26. ncbi request reprint Self-reported high-risk locations of drug use among drug offenders
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 27:281-99. 2001
    ..Not surprisingly, drugs were used least at work (though a surprising 47% had used at work). Popular situations of drug use among drug offenders are similar to that of high-risk youth...
  27. ncbi request reprint Project EX: outcomes of a teen smoking cessation program
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Addict Behav 26:425-38. 2001
    ..The Project EX clinic component appears to be an effective means of tobacco use cessation among teens...
  28. pmc Effects of sixty six adolescent tobacco use cessation trials and seventeen prospective studies of self-initiated quitting
    S Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 1:35-81. 2002
    ..Since there is little information currently available on use of nicotine replacement in young people, continued research in this arena might also be a useful focus for future work...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predicting regular cigarette use among continuation high school students
    S Skara
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Health Behav 25:147-56. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Intrapersonal variables may be relatively important in predicting the progression from experimental to regular smoking...
  30. ncbi request reprint Concurrent prediction of drug use among high-risk youth
    W J McCuller
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Addict Behav 26:137-42. 2001
    ..Indicated drug abuse prevention strategies may need to be tailored to this subgroup when developing and implementing programming...
  31. ncbi request reprint Project Towards No Drug Abuse: generalizability to a general high school sample
    C W Dent
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Prev Med 32:514-20. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that this program (Project Towards No Drug Abuse) has applicability to a wide range of older teens...
  32. ncbi request reprint Perceived invulnerability and cigarette smoking among adolescents
    J E Milam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 9176, USA
    Addict Behav 25:71-80. 2000
    ..These results suggest, contrary to some previous work, that perceived invulnerability may be predictive of quitting tobacco use and may reflect relative invulnerability; that is, lighter use of tobacco...
  33. ncbi request reprint Implicit cognition and dissocative experiences as predictors of adolescent substance use
    Susan L Ames
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 31:129-62. 2005
    ..This research provides further evidence suggesting that implicit, associative memory processes are influential in drug-use motivation...

Research Grants1

  1. Drug Abuse Prevention for High Risk Emerging Adults
    STEVEN SUSSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We propose to test the efficacy of a booster intervention targeting alternative high school youth, who are at higher risk for development of drug abuse than are youth in regular high schools. ..