R S Stephens

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Marijuana Check-up: promoting change in ambivalent marijuana users
    Robert S Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Virginia 24061, USA
    Addiction 102:947-57. 2007
  2. pmc The check-up: in-person, computerized, and telephone adaptations of motivational enhancement treatment to elicit voluntary participation by the contemplator
    Denise D Walker
    University of Washington, School of Social Work, Innovative Programs Research Group, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:2. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of extended versus brief treatments for marijuana use
    R S Stephens
    Department of Psychology 0436, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:898-908. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint The Marijuana Treatment Project: rationale, design and participant characteristics
    Robert S Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Addiction 97:109-24. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The Marijuana Check-up: reaching users who are ambivalent about change
    Robert S Stephens
    Virginia Tech, Department of Psychology, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    Addiction 99:1323-32. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Social cognitive determinants of physical activity in young adults: a prospective structural equation analysis
    Liza S Rovniak
    Center for Research in Health Behavior, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blackburg 24061, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:149-56. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and marijuana use before and after treatment: testing cognitive-behavioral matching hypotheses
    Josephine M DeMarce
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
    Addict Behav 30:1055-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Abstinence and moderate use goals in the treatment of marijuana dependence
    Brian E Lozano
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Addiction 101:1589-97. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Coping and self-efficacy in marijuana treatment: results from the marijuana treatment project
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1015-25. 2005
  10. pmc Marijuana dependence and its treatment
    Alan J Budney
    Center for Addiction Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 4:4-16. 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The Marijuana Check-up: promoting change in ambivalent marijuana users
    Robert S Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Virginia 24061, USA
    Addiction 102:947-57. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a two-session assessment and feedback intervention designed to reach and increase motivation for change in marijuana users who were experiencing negative consequences but were ambivalent about change...
  2. pmc The check-up: in-person, computerized, and telephone adaptations of motivational enhancement treatment to elicit voluntary participation by the contemplator
    Denise D Walker
    University of Washington, School of Social Work, Innovative Programs Research Group, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:2. 2007
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  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of extended versus brief treatments for marijuana use
    R S Stephens
    Department of Psychology 0436, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:898-908. 2000
    ..There were no significant differences between RPSG and IAI outcomes at any follow-up. The relative efficacy of brief versus extended interventions for chronic marijuana-using adults is discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Marijuana Treatment Project: rationale, design and participant characteristics
    Robert S Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Addiction 97:109-24. 2002
    ..The Marijuana Treatment Project (MTP) was a multi-site study of two treatments for adults with marijuana dependence...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Marijuana Check-up: reaching users who are ambivalent about change
    Robert S Stephens
    Virginia Tech, Department of Psychology, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    Addiction 99:1323-32. 2004
    ..Our objective was to determine whether the MCU would reach the target population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social cognitive determinants of physical activity in young adults: a prospective structural equation analysis
    Liza S Rovniak
    Center for Research in Health Behavior, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blackburg 24061, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:149-56. 2002
    ..Outcome expectations had a small total effect on physical activity, which did not reach significance. The social cognitive model explained 55% of the variance observed in physical activity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and marijuana use before and after treatment: testing cognitive-behavioral matching hypotheses
    Josephine M DeMarce
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
    Addict Behav 30:1055-9. 2005
    ..Efficacy increased and marijuana use decreased following treatment but the RPSG treatment did not have greater benefit for psychologically distressed participants...
  8. ncbi request reprint Abstinence and moderate use goals in the treatment of marijuana dependence
    Brian E Lozano
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Addiction 101:1589-97. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of personal goals (abstinence or moderation) on treatment outcomes for marijuana use. Hypotheses regarding self-efficacy for goal attainment were tested...
  9. ncbi request reprint Coping and self-efficacy in marijuana treatment: results from the marijuana treatment project
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1015-25. 2005
    ..The results suggest that mechanisms of coping skills treatment may need to be reconceptualized...
  10. pmc Marijuana dependence and its treatment
    Alan J Budney
    Center for Addiction Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 4:4-16. 2007
    ..It also discusses limitations of current knowledge and potential areas for advancing research and clinical intervention...
  11. pmc Motivational enhancement therapy for adolescent marijuana users: a preliminary randomized controlled trial
    Denise D Walker
    School of Social Work and Innovative Programs Research Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:628-32. 2006
    ..Despite the absence of a clear effect of MET, this study demonstrated that adolescents could be attracted to participate in a voluntary marijuana intervention that holds promise for reducing problematic levels of marijuana use...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning of long-term heavy cannabis users seeking treatment
    Nadia Solowij
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    JAMA 287:1123-31. 2002
    ..Cognitive impairments are associated with long-term cannabis use, but the parameters of use that contribute to impairments and the nature and endurance of cognitive dysfunction remain uncertain...
  13. ncbi request reprint Contracting, prompting, and reinforcing substance use disorder continuing care: a randomized clinical trial
    Steven J Lash
    Mental Health Service Line, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:387-97. 2007
    ..5 vs. 4.4 months). Additionally, CPR participants were more likely to be abstinent compared to STX (57% vs. 37%) after 1 year. The CPR intervention offers a practical means to improve adherence among individuals in SUD treatment...