Monica S Webb
Affiliation: University of Miami
- Acculturation predicts 7-day smoking cessation among treatment-seeking African-Americans in a group interventionMonica Webb Hooper
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Ann Behav Med 43:74-83. 2012..African-Americans suffer disproportionately from tobacco-associated morbidity and mortality. Considering the relationship between cultural variables and cessation may be important for reducing disparities...
- Smoking cessation interventions among Hispanics in the United States: A systematic review and mini meta-analysisMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, University of Miami, PO Box 248146, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
Am J Health Promot 25:109-18. 2010....
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy to promote smoking cessation among African American smokers: a randomized clinical trialMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology and Biobehavioral Oncology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 78:24-33. 2010..This study examined the efficacy of group-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for smoking cessation among African Americans...
- Effects of culturally specific cessation messages on theoretical antecedents of behavior among low-income african american smokersMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, University of Miami and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, PO Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 24:333-41. 2010..Future research is needed to examine the influence of these constructs on behavior change...
- The early health consequences of smoking: relationship with psychosocial factors among treatment-seeking Black smokersMonica S Webb
Departments of Psychology and Biobehavioral Oncology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 11:564-71. 2009..This study investigated the prevalence and psychosocial correlates of smoking-related physical symptoms in Black smokers...
- Recruiting African American smokers into intervention research: Relationships between recruitment strategies and participant characteristicsMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA
Res Nurs Health 32:86-95. 2009..Combination recruitment was associated with lower nicotine dependence and greater readiness to quit. The differences according to recruitment strategy could be used to tailor recruitment strategies for African American smokers...
- Culturally specific interventions for African American smokers: an efficacy experimentMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 101:927-35. 2009..Culturally specific approaches, however, may not result in greater behavior change. Implications for written interventions and cultural specificity are discussed...
- Psychosocial factors associated with weight control expectancies in treatment-seeking African American smokersMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 101:793-9. 2009..Needed are culturally specific smoking cessation interventions that include weight management strategies as an adjunct to smoking cessation treatments...
- Treating tobacco dependence among African Americans: a meta-analytic reviewMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
Health Psychol 27:S271-82. 2008..The purposes of this meta-analysis were to evaluate the overall efficacy of smoking cessation interventions (SCIs) among African American adults and to examine specific study characteristics and methods that influence treatment outcome...
- Does one size fit all African American smokers? The moderating role of acculturation in culturally specific interventionsMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, NY 13244 2340, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 22:592-6. 2008..Intragroup differences should be considered prior to the provision of CS interventions...
- Medication adherence in HIV-infected smokers: the mediating role of depressive symptomsMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, University of Miami, PO Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 21:94-105. 2009..We conclude that future smoking cessation interventions with this population should target medical adherence and depression as intervention components...
- Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a minimal intervention to prevent smoking relapse: dismantling the effects of amount of content versus contactThomas H Brandon
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33617, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 72:797-808. 2004..Eight booklets produced consistently higher point-prevalence abstinence rates than did a single booklet, but frequency of contact did not affect outcome. Moreover, the high-content interventions were highly cost-effective...
- Focus groups as an intervention for low-income African American smokers to promote participation in subsequent intervention studiesMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
Res Nurs Health 31:141-51. 2008..One-session focus groups among low-income African American smokers appear to facilitate cognitive changes and participation in RCTs...
- Tailored interventions for motivating smoking cessation: using placebo tailoring to examine the influence of expectancies and personalizationMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, and Tobacco Research and Intervention Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 36617, USA
Health Psychol 24:179-88. 2005..Moreover, as hypothesized, the effect of the interventions on readiness was moderated by participants' expectancies about tailoring...
- Expectancy priming of smoking cessation messages enhances the placebo effect of tailored interventionsMonica S Webb
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, USA
Health Psychol 26:598-609. 2007..The authors' objective in the current study was to replicate and extend this research by testing the efficacy expectancy priming before intervention delivery...