Wayne Velicer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rhode Island
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating nicotine replacement therapy and stage-based therapies in a population-based effectiveness trial
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1162-72. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Tailored communications for smoking cessation: past successes and future directions
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:49-57. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Testing 40 predictions from the transtheoretical model
    W F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Addict Behav 24:455-69. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint An expert system intervention for smoking cessation
    W F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, 2 Chafee Road, Kingston, RI 02881 0808, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 36:119-29. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparing participants and nonparticipants recruited for an effectiveness study of nicotine replacement therapy
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:181-91. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Identifying cluster subtypes for the prevention of adolescent smoking acquisition
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, 2 Chafee Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Addict Behav 32:228-47. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Interactive versus noninteractive interventions and dose-response relationships for stage-matched smoking cessation programs in a managed care setting
    W F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Health Psychol 18:21-8. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of four self-report smoking cessation outcome measures
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, 2 Chafee Road, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Addict Behav 29:51-60. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Demographic variables, smoking variables, and outcome across five studies
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Health Psychol 26:278-87. 2007
  10. pmc Baseline stage, severity, and effort effects differentiate stable smokers from maintainers and relapsers
    Colleen A Redding
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, 2 Chafee Road, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1664-74. 2011

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating nicotine replacement therapy and stage-based therapies in a population-based effectiveness trial
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1162-72. 2006
    ..9%. Stage-matched manuals provided cessation rates comparable with previous studies. The addition of NRT, expert system interventions, and automated telephone counseling failed to produce a further increase in intervention effectiveness...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tailored communications for smoking cessation: past successes and future directions
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:49-57. 2006
    ..g. diet and sun protection) were treated in the population. These results point to a future in which health behaviour risk interventions will be assessed not solely by their efficacy but by their population impact...
  3. ncbi request reprint Testing 40 predictions from the transtheoretical model
    W F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Addict Behav 24:455-69. 1999
    ..Thirty-six of the 40 predictions were confirmed, indicating that the outcome model has strong construct validity and accurately reflects movement between the stages of change...
  4. ncbi request reprint An expert system intervention for smoking cessation
    W F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, 2 Chafee Road, Kingston, RI 02881 0808, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 36:119-29. 1999
    ..3% and 82.5%) of the population of smokers could be successfully recruited into a smoking cessation program. Expert system interventions have the potential to have an extremely high impact on a total population of smokers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparing participants and nonparticipants recruited for an effectiveness study of nicotine replacement therapy
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:181-91. 2005
    ..However, to have an impact on smoking rates in a general population, the intervention should also be evaluated with proactively recruited representative samples (effectiveness trials)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Identifying cluster subtypes for the prevention of adolescent smoking acquisition
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, 2 Chafee Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Addict Behav 32:228-47. 2007
    ..Tailored interventions can focus on those adolescents at highest risk and limit or avoid expending resources on those at very low risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interactive versus noninteractive interventions and dose-response relationships for stage-matched smoking cessation programs in a managed care setting
    W F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Health Psychol 18:21-8. 1999
    ..Contact occurred in 1 of 4 series (1, 2, 3 or 6 contacts) at 3-month intervals. The expert system outperformed the stage-matched manuals, but there was no clear dose-response relationship for either intervention...
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of four self-report smoking cessation outcome measures
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, 2 Chafee Road, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Addict Behav 29:51-60. 2004
    ..82. For practical purposes, the first three measures will result in the same conclusions when used as outcome measures in smoking cessation studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Demographic variables, smoking variables, and outcome across five studies
    Wayne F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Health Psychol 26:278-87. 2007
    ..Previous research on these 2 sets of variables has produced mixed results...
  10. pmc Baseline stage, severity, and effort effects differentiate stable smokers from maintainers and relapsers
    Colleen A Redding
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, 2 Chafee Road, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1664-74. 2011
    ..The ability to identify Stable Smokers at baseline could permit enhanced tailored treatments that could improve population cessation rates...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a population-based recruitment approach and a stage-based expert system intervention for smoking cessation
    J O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Addict Behav 26:583-602. 2001
    ..A proactive home-based stage-matched expert system smoking cessation program can produce both high participation rates and relatively high abstinence rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Counselor and stimulus control enhancements of a stage-matched expert system intervention for smokers in a managed care setting
    J O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 0808, USA
    Prev Med 32:23-32. 2001
    ..Enhancing the expert system by adding proactive telephone counseling or a stimulus control computer designed to produce nicotine fading could produce preventive programs with greater population impacts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Stages of change across ten health risk behaviors for older adults
    C R Nigg
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881, USA
    Gerontologist 39:473-82. 1999
    ..Possible gateway behaviors to general health could be identified; however, these results are preliminary and require longitudinal follow-up...
  14. ncbi request reprint The transtheoretical model of health behavior change
    J O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Am J Health Promot 12:38-48. 1997
    ..If results with stage-matched interventions continue to be replicated, health promotion programs will be able to produce unprecedented impacts on entire at-risk populations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Stage distributions for five health behaviors in the United States and Australia
    R G Laforge
    Cancer Prevention Research Center University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881, USA
    Prev Med 28:61-74. 1999
    ..The five stages of readiness to change are Precontemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, and Maintenance. The distribution of individuals across the stages of change can provide a valuable tool for designing health interventions...
  16. pmc Measuring support for tobacco control policy in selected areas of six countries
    R G Laforge
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Tob Control 7:241-6. 1998
    ..To explore the validity, reliability, and applicability of using a short, psychometrically sound survey instrument to measure population attitudes toward tobacco control policies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dynamic typology clustering within the stages of change for smoking cessation
    G J Norman
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, USA
    Addict Behav 23:139-53. 1998
    ..These results both support and complement key construct relationships within the transtheoretical model and can provide important predictive information to direct and enhance treatment interventions for smoking cessation...
  18. ncbi request reprint A criterion measurement model for health behavior change
    W F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Addict Behav 21:555-84. 1996
    ..Implications for alternative intervention strategies are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Stage of change, decisional balance, and temptations for smoking: measurement and validation in a large, school-based population of adolescents
    B A Plummer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881, USA
    Addict Behav 26:551-71. 2001
    ..The measures for adolescents are similar to but not the same as the measures of these constructs for adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Time series analysis in historiometry: a comment on Simonton
    W F Velicer
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    J Pers 66:477-86; discussion 487-93. 1998
    ..Finally, the advantages and disadvantages of employing alternative methods for analyzing multivariate time series data, including dynamic factor analysis, are discussed...
  21. pmc Psychometric assessment of the Temptations to Try Alcohol Scale
    Magdalena Harrington
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, USA
    Addict Behav 36:431-3. 2011
    ..Coefficient Alpha was .90 for Social Pressure, .81 for Social Anxiety, and .82 for Opportunity. These results provide strong empirical support for the psychometric structure and construct validity of the TTAS in middle school students...
  22. pmc Transtheoretical principles and processes for quitting smoking: a 24-month comparison of a representative sample of quitters, relapsers, and non-quitters
    Xiaowa Sun
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, 2 Chafee Road, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2707-26. 2007
    ..In general, the relapsers ended up working harder but not smarter than the successful quitters. The pattern of use of change processes in the treatment and control groups were remarkably similar, suggesting common pathways to change...
  23. pmc Detecting longitudinal patterns of daily smoking following drastic cigarette reduction
    Bettina B Hoeppner
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, USA
    Addict Behav 33:623-39. 2008
    ..46, p=.011, eta2=.115), underscoring their importance in maintaining reduced smoking rates. Time series-based typology demonstrated good sensitivity to the identification of meaningfully different trajectories...
  24. ncbi request reprint Demographic differences in support for smoking policy interventions
    Jennifer M Doucet
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, 2 Chafee Road, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 0808, USA
    Addict Behav 32:148-57. 2007
    ..These subgroup differences could be employed to guide the targeting of changes in policies and interventions to the specific concerns of the various groups...
  25. pmc Cancer prevention in primary care: predictors of patient counseling across four risk behaviors over 24 months
    Judith D DePue
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Prev Med 46:252-9. 2008
    ..Rates of preventive counseling remain below national guidelines. We explored physician and patient predictors of preventive counseling across multiple cancer risk behaviors in at-risk primary care patients...
  26. pmc Methods of quantifying change in multiple risk factor interventions
    Judith J Prochaska
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Ave TRC 0984, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Prev Med 46:260-5. 2008
    ..With increased interest in multiple risk factor interventions, the field will need ways to conceptualize the issue of overall behavior change...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the smoking cessation Processes of Change scale in an adolescent sample
    Bettina B Hoeppner
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, 2 Chafee Road, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 0808, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1363-72. 2006
    ..The processes of change help guide researchers, clinicians, and intervention program developers towards effective strategies to assist individuals at all stages of change progress towards healthier behaviors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Replication of subtypes for smoking cessation within the precontemplation stage of change
    Milena D Anatchkova
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, 2 Chafee Road, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 0808, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1101-15. 2006
    ..05) and the smoking behavior variables (p<.001) in all samples. The cluster patterns closely replicate earlier findings and provide evidence for the existence of clusters subtypes within the Precontemplation stage of change...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of a stage-matched and tailored intervention on repeat mammography(1)
    Melissa A Clark
    Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:1-7. 2002
    ..Each woman in Group 3 received materials based on her stage of adoption for mammography and TTM constructs...
  30. ncbi request reprint Testing stage effects in an ethnically diverse sample
    Janet L Johnson
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Providence 02881 0808, USA
    Addict Behav 27:605-17. 2002
    ..Results indicated significant stage differences for 8 of the 11 TTM subscales, and all quantitative predictions were confirmed. This study supports the use of TTM measures in an ethnically diverse sample...
  31. ncbi request reprint Developing an empirical typology for regular exercise
    Gregory J Norman
    PACE Project, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Department 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Prev Med 37:635-45. 2003
    ..Tailored interventions require the identification of distinct homogenous subgroups that will benefit from different intervention materials. One way to identify such subgroups is to use cluster analysis to identify an empirical typology...
  32. ncbi request reprint Size, consistency, and stability of stage effects for smoking cessation
    James O Prochaska
    University of Rhode Island, 2 Chafee Road, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Addict Behav 29:207-13. 2004
    ..Interventions that help populations progress two stages could produce 300% more abstinence. The results also support the importance of replicating the stage effects across treatment conditions and over time...
  33. pmc Integrating population smoking cessation policies and programs
    James O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:244-52. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Factorial invariance and internal consistency for the decisional balance inventory--short form
    Rose Marie Ward
    Psychology Department, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Addict Behav 29:953-8. 2004
    ..The results indicated that the decisional balance inventory demonstrated strong factorial invariance across the four demographic variables and across assessments...
  35. ncbi request reprint Multiple risk expert systems interventions: impact of simultaneous stage-matched expert system interventions for smoking, high-fat diet, and sun exposure in a population of parents
    James O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 0808, USA
    Health Psychol 23:503-16. 2004
    ..26%), and 30% for sun exposure (vs. 22%). Proactive, home-based, and stage-matched expert systems can produce significant multiple behavior changes in at-risk populations where the majority of participants are not prepared to change...
  36. ncbi request reprint Teen reach: outcomes from a randomized, controlled trial of a tobacco reduction program for teens seen in primary medical care
    Jack F Hollis
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    Pediatrics 115:981-9. 2005
    ..To test the long-term efficacy of brief counseling plus a computer-based tobacco intervention for teens being seen for routine medical care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Replication of subtypes for smoking cessation within the contemplation stage of change
    Milena D Anatchkova
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, 2 Chafee Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 0808, USA
    Addict Behav 30:915-27. 2005
    ..This study attempts to replicate cluster subtypes within the Contemplation stage of change in a secondary analysis of data from a sample of current smokers (N=3967)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Stage-based expert systems to guide a population of primary care patients to quit smoking, eat healthier, prevent skin cancer, and receive regular mammograms
    James O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Prev Med 41:406-16. 2005
    ..This study extended that research to a more representative population of patients from primary care practice and to targeting of four rather than three behaviors...
  39. ncbi request reprint Replication of subtypes for smoking cessation within the Preparation stage of change
    Milena D Anatchkova
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Addict Behav 31:359-66. 2006
    ..Identification of stable cluster subtypes would permit the development of tailored interventions focusing on these subtypes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Addressing tobacco-related health disparities
    Eric T Moolchan
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Addiction 102:30-42. 2007
    ..We will show the importance of an approach that integrates the human life-cycle (developmental) and tobacco addiction cycle (behavioral) for interventions that address group-specific vulnerabilities...
  41. doi request reprint Resistance among domestic violence offenders: measurement development and initial validation
    Deborah A Levesque
    Pro Change Behavior Systems, Inc, University of Rhode Island, USA
    Violence Against Women 14:158-84. 2008
    ..g., denial and victim-blaming) to identify and address other forms of resistance that may be more internally based and difficult to detect. The processes of resistance measure provides a tool for measuring those types of resistance...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparing intervention outcomes in smokers treated for single versus multiple behavioral risks
    Judith J Prochaska
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Health Psychol 25:380-8. 2006
    ..At 12 and 24 months follow-up, treatment of 1 or 2 coexisting risk factors did not decrease the effectiveness of smoking cessation treatment, and treatment for the coexisting factors was effective...
  43. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking and health behavior in medical students
    Stefan Keller
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
    Addict Behav 32:505-15. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of binge drinking and its relation to other health behaviors, drinking-related attitudes and perceived social norms among German medical students...

Research Grants18

  1. Online Tailored Interventions & Relational Agents for Exercise and Sun Protection
    Wayne Velicer; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  2. Online Tailored Interventions & Relational Agents for Exercise and Sun Protection
    Wayne F Velicer; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  3. Tailored Interventions to Prevent Substance Abuse
    Wayne F Velicer; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  4. Online Tailored Interventions & Relational Agents for Exercise and Sun Protection
    Wayne Velicer; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  5. Tailored Interventions to Prevent Substance Abuse
    Wayne Velicer; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  6. Tailored Interventions to Prevent Substance Abuse
    Wayne Velicer; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  7. Computerized population Programs for Three Cancer Risks
    Wayne Velicer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The 3 interventions evaluated in this project have the potential to be easily disseminated at low costs to entire populations of at-risk individuals. ..
  8. Online Tailored Interventions & Relational Agents for Exercise and Sun Protection
    Wayne F Velicer; Fiscal Year: 2010
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