K Winters

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of youth gambling behaviors
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:3-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A synthesis review of exemplary drug abuse prevention programs in the United States
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 32:371-80. 2007
  3. pmc Advances in the science of adolescent drug involvement: implications for assessment and diagnosis - experience from the United States
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:318-24. 2013
  4. pmc Brief intervention for drug-abusing adolescents in a school setting: outcomes and mediating factors
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 42:279-88. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of brief interventions for drug abusing teenagers within a middle and high school setting
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Sch Health 77:196-206. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention for drug-abusing adolescents in a school setting
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:249-54. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of substance-dependent youth following 12-step treatment
    Ken C Winters
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:61-9. 2007
  8. pmc Likelihood of developing an alcohol and cannabis use disorder during youth: association with recent use and age
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:239-47. 2008
  9. pmc Internalizing and externalizing behaviors and their association with the treatment of adolescents with substance use disorder
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:269-78. 2008
  10. pmc Interplay of psychosocial factors and the long-term course of adolescents with a substance use disorder
    Ken C Winters
    University of Minnesota Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Subst Abus 29:107-19. 2008

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of youth gambling behaviors
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:3-9. 2002
    ..Findings suggest that important to the origins of young adult gambling problems are risk factors associated with the problem behavior syndrome of adolescence...
  2. ncbi request reprint A synthesis review of exemplary drug abuse prevention programs in the United States
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 32:371-80. 2007
    ..Based on a systematic review process, we identified 10 elements that were characteristic of most (at least 75%) of the programs. These 10 elements are described and discussed in light of public policy issues...
  3. pmc Advances in the science of adolescent drug involvement: implications for assessment and diagnosis - experience from the United States
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:318-24. 2013
    ..An overview of these publications is provided and their clinical relevance is discussed...
  4. pmc Brief intervention for drug-abusing adolescents in a school setting: outcomes and mediating factors
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 42:279-88. 2012
    ..Problem-solving skills and use of additional counseling services mediated outcome. The value of a school-based brief intervention for students is discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of brief interventions for drug abusing teenagers within a middle and high school setting
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Sch Health 77:196-206. 2007
    ..Because middle- and high-school-based drug abuse intervention programs have grown in popularity over the past several decades, the use of brief interventions (BIs) in school settings merits consideration...
  6. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention for drug-abusing adolescents in a school setting
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:249-54. 2007
    ..The 6-month abstinence rates did not differ across groups. The potential value of a school-based BI for students with a substance abuse disorder is discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of substance-dependent youth following 12-step treatment
    Ken C Winters
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:61-9. 2007
    ..Within the Treatment group, completing treatment and involvement in aftercare were positively associated with improved outcomes. The treatment implications of the study are discussed...
  8. pmc Likelihood of developing an alcohol and cannabis use disorder during youth: association with recent use and age
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:239-47. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc Internalizing and externalizing behaviors and their association with the treatment of adolescents with substance use disorder
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:269-78. 2008
    ..Externalizers consistently showed poorer outcomes, including poorer treatment retention and greater drug use and drug disorder symptoms at each follow-up point. The treatment implications of the study are discussed...
  10. pmc Interplay of psychosocial factors and the long-term course of adolescents with a substance use disorder
    Ken C Winters
    University of Minnesota Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Subst Abus 29:107-19. 2008
    ..Youth that received treatment, as opposed to the waiting list youth, generally revealed a more favorable outcome across time. Treatment implications of the study findings are discussed...
  11. pmc Screening for alcohol problems among 4-year colleges and universities
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Coll Health 59:350-7. 2011
    ..To assess the use of alcohol screening tools across US colleges...
  12. pmc Advances in adolescent substance abuse treatment
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 13:416-21. 2011
    ..Current adolescent treatment efforts are summarized, and the recent literature regarding the efficacy of adolescent treatment and recovery rates is discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pathways of youth gambling problem severity
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:104-7. 2005
    ..Findings are discussed in light of extant research on adolescent gambling that heretofore has not benefited from a developmental pathway perspective...
  14. ncbi request reprint A new multiscale measure of adult substance abuse
    K C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 16:237-46. 1999
    ..The Personal Experience Inventory for Adults consists of problem severity and psychosocial risk scales, validity indicators, and problem screens. Basic reliability and validity data will be summarized...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical issues in the assessment of adolescent alcohol and other drug use
    K C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:1443-56. 2002
    ..The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of several issues related to the clinical utility of such assessment tools...
  16. ncbi request reprint Measuring adolescent drug abuse and psychosocial factors in four ethnic groups of drug-abusing boys
    Ken C Winters
    Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 12:227-36. 2004
    ..The results provide general psychometric support for the non-White groups. The use and limitations of the PEI in different ethnic/racial groups are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and prior substance abuse treatment in relation to gambling problem severity and gambling treatment outcome
    Randy Stinchfield
    University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    J Gambl Stud 21:273-97. 2005
    ..While the level of pretreatment alcohol use and a history of substance abuse treatment are markers for greater gambling problem severity, treatment outcome for pathological gambling was not adversely impacted by these variables...
  18. pmc Young adult gambling behaviors and their relationship with the persistence of ADHD
    Jessie L Breyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Gambl Stud 25:227-38. 2009
    ..Results indicate that individuals who report childhood ADHD symptoms which persist into young adulthood experience greater gambling problem severity than participants with no ADHD or those with non-persistent ADHD...
  19. doi request reprint Implementation of NIAAA College Drinking Task Force recommendations: how are colleges doing 6 years later?
    Toben F Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1687-93. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint Development and psychometric evaluation of the gambling treatment outcome monitoring system (GAMTOMS)
    Randy Stinchfield
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, MN 55105, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:174-84. 2007
    ..The GAMTOMS was found to yield satisfactory estimates of internal consistency, and 1-week test-retest reliability and was also found to demonstrate satisfactory content, convergent, discriminant, predictive, and construct validity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Moving evidence-based drug abuse prevention programs from basic science to practice: "bridging the efficacy-effectiveness interface"
    Gerald J August
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1495, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:2017-53. 2004
    ..The utility of the hybrid study is illustrated in the evaluation of the Early Risers "Skills for Success" prevention program...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of adolescent drug use among community samples of ADHD and non-ADHD participants
    Gerald J August
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:824-32. 2006
    ....
  23. pmc Screening and assessing adolescent substance use disorders in clinical populations
    Ken C Winters
    Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:740-4. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint Treatment issues pertaining to pathological gamblers with a comorbid disorder
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Gambl Stud 19:261-77. 2003
    ..Research priorities are identified...
  25. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in psychiatric comorbidity among adolescents with substance use disorders
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:310-5. 2002
    ..However, rates of dysthymia, double depression (i.e., major depression and dysthymia), and bipolar disorder were equivalent between genders...
  26. ncbi request reprint Measuring risks and outcomes in substance use disorders prevention research
    Duncan B Clark
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1207-23. 2002
    ..Comprehensive diachronic evaluation over critical developmental periods provides the technical foundation for etiology and intervention research...
  27. ncbi request reprint Course of alcohol problems in treated adolescents
    Tammy Chung
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburg Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:253-61. 2003
    ..Findings highlight the influence of other drug use on posttreatment patterns of alcohol involvement and the need to consider the effect of normative developmental transitions on the course of adolescent-onset substance use disorders...
  28. ncbi request reprint Conversion and validation of the Teen-Addiction Severity Index (T-ASI) for Internet and automated-telephone self-report administration
    Benjamin B Brodey
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:54-61. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that automated T-ASI administration is a valid and potentially less expensive alternative to clinician-administered T-ASI interviews...
  29. ncbi request reprint Examining DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling: psychometric properties and evidence from cognitive biases
    Chad E Lakey
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
    J Gambl Stud 23:479-98. 2007
    ..Discussion focuses on the validity of the DSM-IV criteria as assessed by the DIGS and the role of cognitive biases in pathological gambling...
  30. pmc A developmental perspective on alcohol and youths 16 to 20 years of age
    Sandra A Brown
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Pediatrics 121:S290-310. 2008
    ..Finally, we discuss both the challenges and successes in the treatment and prevention of adolescent drinking problems...
  31. ncbi request reprint Integrated family and cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescent substance abusers: a stage I efficacy study
    William W Latimer
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, 850 Hampton House, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:303-17. 2003
    ..The present study findings suggest that IFCBT is a promising approach for the treatment of adolescents with psychoactive substance use disorders...
  32. ncbi request reprint Limitations in the assessment of DSM-IV cannabis tolerance as an indicator of dependence in adolescents
    Tammy Chung
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 12:136-46. 2004
    ..Results suggest limitations of the DSM-IV and change-based operational definition of tolerance in adolescents...
  33. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis, course, and assessment of alcohol abuse and dependence in adolescents
    Tammy Chung
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Recent Dev Alcohol 17:5-27. 2005
    ..The chapter also provides an overview of brief alcohol screening instruments and other measures used in more comprehensive assessment of AUDs in adolescents...
  34. ncbi request reprint The neurobiology of pathological gambling: translating research findings into clinical advances
    Marc N Potenza
    Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    J Gambl Stud 19:7-10. 2003

Research Grants24

  1. Brief Intervention for Drug-Abusing Delinquents/Parents
    Ken Winters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If successful, this efficient, relatively inexpensive intervention has enormous potential for reducing risks for escalating drug abuse and delinquency among under-served, at-risk delinquents. ..
  2. ASSESSMENT & TREATMENT OF ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    Ken Winters; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Home visit follow-ups will be conducted at 6 and 12 months. Statistical procedures will involve various univariate and multivariate procedures...
  3. Brief Intervention for Drug Abusing Students
    Ken Winters; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Several mediators and moderators of intervention effects will be examined. ..
  4. Developmental Pathways of Adolescent Drug Abuse
    Ken Winters; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  5. Brief Intervention for Alcohol Abusing Students
    Ken Winters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Several mediators and moderators of intervention effects will be examined. ..
  6. Youth Drug Abuse, ADHD and Related Disruptive Behaviors
    Ken Winters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Also, the addition of genetic variables further strengthens our search for underlying factors that contribute to variability in developmental pathways. ..
  7. Youth Drug Abuse, ADHD and Related Disruptive Behaviors
    Ken Winters; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Also, the addition of genetic variables further strengthens our search for underlying factors that contribute to variability in developmental pathways. ..
  8. ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF ADOLESCENT DRUG ABUSERS
    Ken Winters; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Aim 5: To describe the antecedents of drug use lapse and relapse in the young adult target sample at year 4. ..
  9. YOUTH DRUG ABUSE, ADHD, AND RELATED DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIORS
    Ken Winters; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  10. Youth Drug Abuse, ADHD and Related Disruptive Behaviors
    Ken C Winters; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Also, the addition of genetic variables further strengthens our search for underlying factors that contribute to variability in developmental pathways. ..