Janet Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Targeting African American nonsmokers to motivate smokers to quit: a qualitative inquiry
    Janet L Thomas
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:680-93. 2010
  2. pmc The impact of perceived treatment assignment on smoking cessation outcomes among African-American smokers
    Janet L Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1361-6. 2008
  3. pmc Smoking-related weight control expectancies among African American light smokers enrolled in a smoking cessation trial
    Janet Thomas
    University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1329-36. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Support needs of overweight African American women for weight loss
    Janet L Thomas
    University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:339-52. 2009
  5. pmc Psychometric properties of a Brief Smoking Consequences Questionnaire for Adults (SCQ-A) among African American light smokers
    Janet L Thomas
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Subst Abus 30:14-25. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Validation of the support provided measure among spouses of smokers receiving a clinical smoking cessation intervention
    Janet L Thomas
    Nicotine Dependence Center, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Psychol Health Med 14:443-53. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Abstinence and relapse rates following a college campus-based quit & win contest
    Janet L Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55414, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:365-72. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among middle and high school students in western Alaska
    Janet L Thomas
    University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 69:168-80. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Focus groups of Alaska Native adolescent tobacco users: preferences for tobacco cessation interventions and barriers to participation
    Christi A Patten
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:711-23. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Designing a smoking cessation intervention for the unique needs of homeless persons: a community-based randomized clinical trial
    Kate Goldade
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55116, USA
    Clin Trials 8:744-54. 2011

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Targeting African American nonsmokers to motivate smokers to quit: a qualitative inquiry
    Janet L Thomas
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:680-93. 2010
    ..African American nonsmokers living with a smoker may be an appropriate target group to motivate smoking behavior change in the smoker. Suggestions for future research considerations are provided...
  2. pmc The impact of perceived treatment assignment on smoking cessation outcomes among African-American smokers
    Janet L Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1361-6. 2008
    ..The double-blind placebo-controlled design is commonly considered the gold standard in research methodology; however, subject expectation bias could subvert blinding...
  3. pmc Smoking-related weight control expectancies among African American light smokers enrolled in a smoking cessation trial
    Janet Thomas
    University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1329-36. 2008
    ..However, the relationship between smoking-related weight expectancies and health behaviors are complex and modest in magnitude...
  4. ncbi request reprint Support needs of overweight African American women for weight loss
    Janet L Thomas
    University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:339-52. 2009
    ..To examine social support needs of obese and overweight African American women for weight loss...
  5. pmc Psychometric properties of a Brief Smoking Consequences Questionnaire for Adults (SCQ-A) among African American light smokers
    Janet L Thomas
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Subst Abus 30:14-25. 2009
    ..Results provide initial validation of the SCQ-A among AA light smokers seeking cessation treatment and highlight the association of smoking expectancies with other tobacco-related and psychosocial factors in this sample...
  6. doi request reprint Validation of the support provided measure among spouses of smokers receiving a clinical smoking cessation intervention
    Janet L Thomas
    Nicotine Dependence Center, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Psychol Health Med 14:443-53. 2009
    ..44, p <0.01) item scales overall and for spouses whose partners reported higher levels of readiness to quit smoking (r = 0.54, p < 0.01; r = 0.50, p < 0.01, respectively). Suggestions for future research are offered...
  7. doi request reprint Abstinence and relapse rates following a college campus-based quit & win contest
    Janet L Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55414, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:365-72. 2010
    ..To conduct and evaluate Quit & Win contests at 2 2-year college and 2 4-year university campuses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among middle and high school students in western Alaska
    Janet L Thomas
    University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 69:168-80. 2010
    ..Tobacco use rates are highest among American Indians and Alaska Natives. This study examined the prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among youth residing in rural western Alaska...
  9. ncbi request reprint Focus groups of Alaska Native adolescent tobacco users: preferences for tobacco cessation interventions and barriers to participation
    Christi A Patten
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:711-23. 2009
    ..Parents were perceived as potentially supportive to the adolescent in quitting tobacco. The findings will be used to develop tobacco cessation programs for Alaska Native youth...
  10. doi request reprint Designing a smoking cessation intervention for the unique needs of homeless persons: a community-based randomized clinical trial
    Kate Goldade
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55116, USA
    Clin Trials 8:744-54. 2011
    ..Novel evidence-based interventions are needed for this high-risk subpopulation of smokers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and attitudes regarding smoking among young adult Latinos: a pilot study
    Randi E Foraker
    Nicotine Research Program, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prev Med 41:126-33. 2005
    ..Tobacco use interventions for young adult Latinos have not yet been developed. This qualitative pilot study employed semistructured interviews to assess beliefs and attitudes regarding tobacco use interventions among young adult Latinos...
  12. ncbi request reprint Training support persons to help smokers quit: a pilot study
    Christi A Patten
    Nicotine Research Program, Departmetn of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:386-90. 2004
    ..Evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of a skills-training intervention for adults interested in helping someone to stop smoking (i.e., support persons)...
  13. doi request reprint Knowing quitters predicts smoking cessation in a homeless population
    Kathryn Goldade
    Program in Health Disparities Research, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:517-24. 2013
    ..To examine the impact of knowing quitters on cessation among homeless smokers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevention of tobacco use in adolescents: review of current findings and implications for healthcare providers
    Kristin S Vickers
    Nicotine Dependence Center Research Program and the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 14:708-12. 2002
    ..Consequently, clinicians working with adolescents should be familiar with established guidelines regarding tobacco use prevention and treatment and use general outpatient office visits as an important opportunity to prevent tobacco use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence among African American light smokers: a comparison of three scales
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1989-2002. 2007
    ..Results suggest the validity of these scales for African American light smokers and point to the need for sensitivity to differential levels of nicotine dependence among subgroups of light smokers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in homeless populations: a pilot clinical trial
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:689-99. 2006
    ..Developing programs to improve smoking cessation outcomes in underserved populations is an essential step toward achieving national health objectives and for ultimately reducing tobacco-related health disparities...
  17. pmc Symptoms of cough and shortness of breath among occasional young adult smokers
    Lawrence C An
    Department of General Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:126-33. 2009
    ..The perception of negative health consequences is a common motive for quitting smoking, but specific information on the immediate health effects of occasional smoking among young adults is limited...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predicting home smoking restrictions among African American light smokers
    Jennifer R Warren
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:110-8. 2010
    ..To determine home smoking restrictions (HSR) predictors among African American light smokers (smoke <or= 10 cigarettes per day)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Homelessness and smoking cessation: insights from focus groups
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:287-96. 2006
    ..Smoking restrictions at homeless service facilities and funding for smoking cessation assistance in this underserved population may help to reduce prevalence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preliminary findings on the development of a measure of supportive behaviors provided by support persons to help someone stop smoking
    Janet L Thomas
    Nicotine Dependence Center Research Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Behav Med 27:507-23. 2004
    ..e., internal consistency reliability, item-change scores, factor structure) are described. Clinical and public health implications for the use of measures of support provided for behavior change are discussed...
  21. pmc Relationship between smoking reduction and cessation among light smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    University of Minnesota Medical School, 717 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1005-10. 2010
    ..To determine the smoking reduction patterns of light smokers (≤ 10 CPD) and whether reduction predicts future cessation...
  22. ncbi request reprint A descriptive and comparative study of the prevalence of depressive and anxiety disorders in low-income adults with type 2 diabetes and other chronic illnesses
    Janet Thomas
    Mayo Clinic, Nicotine Dependence Center, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2311-7. 2003
    ..To determine whether type 2 diabetes contributes to the presence of depressive and anxiety disorder diagnoses in low-income adults with hypertension, asthma, and/or arthritis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reported willingness among adolescent nonsmokers to help parents, peers, and others to stop smoking
    Christi A Patten
    Nicotine Dependence Center Research Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prev Med 39:1099-106. 2004
    ..This study of 1025 adolescent nonsmokers aged 11-19 years examined level of interest and factors associated with reported willingness to help someone stop smoking...
  24. doi request reprint The role of peer e-mail support as part of a college smoking-cessation website
    Colleen Klatt
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S471-8. 2008
    ..The relationship between peer e-mail support and cessation outcomes among intervention participants is examined here...
  25. ncbi request reprint Is smoking related to body image satisfaction, stress, and self-esteem in young adults?
    Ivana T Croghan
    Nicotine Dependence Program, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:322-33. 2006
    ..To examine the association of smoking and gender with body image satisfaction, perceived stress, and self-esteem in young adults...