L C Dierker

Summary

Affiliation: Wesleyan University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Alcohol problems as a signal for sensitivity to nicotine dependence and future smoking
    Lisa Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:688-93. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Transitions to regular smoking and nicotine dependence in the Adolescent National Comorbidity Survey (NCS-A)
    Lisa Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Ann Behav Med 43:394-401. 2012
  3. pmc Association between psychiatric disorders and smoking stages within a representative clinic sample of Puerto Rican adolescents
    Lisa C Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06549, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:237-44. 2007
  4. pmc The role of psychiatric disorders in the relationship between cigarette smoking and DSM-IV nicotine dependence among young adults
    Lisa Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:439-46. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of parental concordance for psychiatric disorders on psychopathology in offspring
    L C Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Department of Psychology, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:280-8. 1999
  6. pmc Tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use among first-year U.S. college students: a time series analysis
    Lisa Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Department of Psychology, Middletown, Connecticut 06459, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:680-99. 2008
  7. pmc Does number of lifetime traumas explain the relationship between PTSD and chronic medical conditions? Answers from the National Comorbidity Survey-Replication (NCS-R)
    Eve M Sledjeski
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Behav Med 31:341-9. 2008
  8. pmc The importance of timing of transitions for risk of regular smoking and nicotine dependence
    Lisa Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:87-92. 2008
  9. pmc Early emerging nicotine-dependence symptoms: a signal of propensity for chronic smoking behavior in adolescents
    Lisa Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Pediatr 156:818-22. 2010
  10. pmc Uncovering multiple pathways to substance use: a comparison of methods for identifying population subgroups
    Lisa Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Prim Prev 31:333-48. 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Alcohol problems as a signal for sensitivity to nicotine dependence and future smoking
    Lisa Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:688-93. 2013
    ..Alcohol use is a well-documented risk factor for the emergence of chronic smoking behavior. Very little is known, however, about the mediating pathways through which alcohol and/or alcohol-related problems influence future smoking...
  2. doi request reprint Transitions to regular smoking and nicotine dependence in the Adolescent National Comorbidity Survey (NCS-A)
    Lisa Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Ann Behav Med 43:394-401. 2012
    ..This study aims to investigate the occurrence of nicotine dependence following the achievement of previous smoking milestones (initiation, weekly, and daily smoking)...
  3. pmc Association between psychiatric disorders and smoking stages within a representative clinic sample of Puerto Rican adolescents
    Lisa C Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06549, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:237-44. 2007
    ..We examined the prevalence of smoking behaviors and their association with specific psychiatric disorders in a representative sample of youth from behavioral health clinics in Puerto Rico...
  4. pmc The role of psychiatric disorders in the relationship between cigarette smoking and DSM-IV nicotine dependence among young adults
    Lisa Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:439-46. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of parental concordance for psychiatric disorders on psychopathology in offspring
    L C Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Department of Psychology, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:280-8. 1999
    ..To examine the influence of parental mating types for substance abuse and anxiety/affective disorders on the risk of psychopathology among child and adolescent offspring...
  6. pmc Tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use among first-year U.S. college students: a time series analysis
    Lisa Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Department of Psychology, Middletown, Connecticut 06459, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:680-99. 2008
    ..Study limitations are noted...
  7. pmc Does number of lifetime traumas explain the relationship between PTSD and chronic medical conditions? Answers from the National Comorbidity Survey-Replication (NCS-R)
    Eve M Sledjeski
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Behav Med 31:341-9. 2008
    ..The present study supports prior research suggesting that multiple traumas have a cumulative effect on physical health. The impact of trauma on health may be independent of PTSD symptomatology...
  8. pmc The importance of timing of transitions for risk of regular smoking and nicotine dependence
    Lisa Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:87-92. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc Early emerging nicotine-dependence symptoms: a signal of propensity for chronic smoking behavior in adolescents
    Lisa Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Pediatr 156:818-22. 2010
    ..To evaluate the predictive validity of nicotine-dependence symptoms in 9th- and 10th-grade adolescents...
  10. pmc Uncovering multiple pathways to substance use: a comparison of methods for identifying population subgroups
    Lisa Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Prim Prev 31:333-48. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Alcohol use as a signal for sensitivity to nicotine dependence among recent onset smokers
    Lisa C Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Addict Behav 36:421-6. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the association between alcohol use, abuse and dependence and cigarette smoking to determine whether alcohol may signal greater sensitivity to nicotine dependence at very low levels of smoking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Testing the dual pathway hypothesis to substance use in adolescence and young adulthood
    Lisa C Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:83-93. 2007
    ..We tested the dual pathway hypothesis to substance use which posits that substance use can develop via internalizing symptoms or deviant behaviors...
  13. ncbi request reprint The proximal association between smoking and alcohol use among first year college students
    Lisa Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Department of Psychology, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:1-9. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the association between patterns of day-to-day smoking and drinking among first year college students...
  14. ncbi request reprint Screening for anxiety and depression in early adolescence
    L C Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Department of Psychology, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:929-36. 2001
    ..To examine the level of diagnostic and discriminative accuracy of three dimensional rating scales for detecting anxiety and depressive disorders in a school-based survey of 9th grade youths...
  15. ncbi request reprint The association between cigarette smoking and DSM-IV nicotine dependence among first year college students
    Lisa C Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Psychology Department, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 86:106-14. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the association between cigarette smoking behavior and DSM-IV nicotine dependence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between psychiatric disorders and the progression of tobacco use behaviors
    L C Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Department of Psychology, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1159-67. 2001
    ..To examine the progression of tobacco use and the patterns of comorbidity of tobacco use and psychiatric disorders...
  17. ncbi request reprint Familial psychiatric illness and posttraumatic stress disorder: findings from a family study of substance abuse and anxiety disorders
    L C Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn 06459, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:715-20. 2001
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  18. ncbi request reprint Association between parental and individual psychiatric/substance use disorders and smoking stages among Puerto Rican adolescents
    Lisa C Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:144-53. 2006
    ..To examine the associations between parental and individual psychiatric disorders and smoking stages among Puerto Rican youth from migrant and non-migrant families...
  19. ncbi request reprint Defining subgroups of adolescents at risk for experimental and regular smoking
    Lisa C Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut 06459, USA
    Prev Sci 5:169-83. 2004
    ..By identifying first approximations of patterns, these analyses may lead to clues regarding the major multiple mechanisms at work for the progression of smoking among adolescents...
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking and depression: an examination of mechanisms of comorbidity
    Lisa C Dierker
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:947-53. 2002
    ..The present study evaluates alternate familial mechanisms of comorbidity between depression and smoking...
  21. doi request reprint Disordered eating and substance use in high-school students: results from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
    Emily M Pisetsky
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 41:464-70. 2008
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  22. pmc An item response theory analysis of nicotine dependence symptoms in recent onset adolescent smokers
    Jennifer S Rose
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, 237 High St, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:70-9. 2010
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  23. pmc DSM-IV nicotine dependence symptom characteristics for recent-onset smokers
    Jennifer S Rose
    Psychology Department, 207 High Street, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:278-86. 2010
    ..This study evaluated how well DSM-IV nicotine dependence symptoms measure an underlying dependence construct for recent-onset daily and nondaily smokers...
  24. pmc Nicotine dependence symptoms among recent onset adolescent smokers
    Jennifer S Rose
    Wesleyan University, Psychology Department, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 106:126-32. 2010
    ..Adolescents can be taught to recognize the early symptoms of nicotine dependence to increase awareness of the rapidity at which these symptoms may appear...
  25. pmc Trajectories of smoking from adolescence to early adulthood and their psychosocial risk factors
    Darcé M Costello
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Health Psychol 27:811-8. 2008
    ..To explore patterns of persistence and change in smoking behavior as well as risk factors associated with the developmental course of smoking from age 13 to 25...
  26. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of four nicotine dependence measures in a college sample
    Eve M Sledjeski
    Wesleyan University, Psychology Department, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:10-9. 2007
    ....
  27. pmc The use of risk assessment to predict recurrent maltreatment: a Classification and Regression Tree Analysis (CART)
    Eve M Sledjeski
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Prev Sci 9:28-37. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that pattern-centered analyses may be a useful approach to informing site-specific predictors of maltreatment recurrence by creating clear decision points that delineate high risk subgroups...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association between psychiatric disorders and smoking stages among Latino adolescents
    Lisa C Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Psychology Department, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:361-8. 2005
    ..We examined the prevalence of smoking behaviors and their association with psychiatric disorders within a representative sample of youth from Puerto Rico...
  29. pmc Smoking trajectories, health, and mortality across the adult lifespan
    Zachary A K Frosch
    Wesleyan University Department of Psychology, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, United States
    Addict Behav 34:701-4. 2009
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  30. pmc The absence of DSM-IV nicotine dependence in moderate-to-heavy daily smokers
    Eric C Donny
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3137 Sennott Square, 210 S Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:93-6. 2007
    ..Current theoretical models of nicotine dependence assume a close relationship between use and dependence; however, previous data suggest that many daily smokers fail to develop nicotine dependence...
  31. doi request reprint Trajectories of smoking among freshmen college students with prior smoking history and risk for future smoking: data from the University Project Tobacco Etiology Research Network (UpTERN) study
    Craig R Colder
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Addiction 103:1534-43. 2008
    ..Little is known about smoking during the transition to college. The current study examined trajectories of smoking among college freshmen, how trajectories predicted later smoking and the social context of smoking...
  32. pmc Predicting child maltreatment among Puerto Rican children from migrant and non-migrant families
    Eve M Sledjeski
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:382-92. 2009
    ..e., acculturation pattern, familismo) predictors of maltreatment within these two samples...
  33. doi request reprint Delay discounting and smoking: association with the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence but not cigarettes smoked per day
    Maggie M Sweitzer
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1571-5. 2008
    ..These results suggest that DD among smokers is not simply the result of nicotine exposure, but may be an important marker for dependence, especially urgency to smoke in the morning...
  34. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in weight control practices among U.S. adolescents from 1995 to 2005
    Y May Chao
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut 06459, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 41:124-33. 2008
    ..To examine trends in weight control practices from 1995 to 2005...
  35. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity in adolescents at risk for psychopathology
    Rachel A Pollock
    Unit of Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, CNY Bldg 149, 13th Street, 10th Floor, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:343-53. 2002
    ..Results from this investigation further support the utility of assessing anxiety sensitivity in an adolescent population and suggest it as a trait marker of anxiety among at-risk individuals...
  36. pmc Risk and protective factors associated with trajectories of depressed mood from adolescence to early adulthood
    Darcé M Costello
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:173-83. 2008
    ..The results add to basic etiologic research regarding developmental pathways of depressed mood in adolescence and young adulthood...

Research Grants6

  1. Pathways to Substance Abuse and Dependence
    Lisa Dierker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Multiple statistical techniques for studying both growth and mediational effects will be used including group based semi-parametric techniques, tree-based methods, and diverse latent class approaches. ..
  2. Individual Differences in Smoking Exposure and Nicotine Dependence Sensitivity
    Lisa C Dierker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The identification of individuals with high susceptibility to nicotine dependence will inform more targeted efforts for further reducing smoking prevalence. ..
  3. Individual Differences in Smoking Exposure and Nicotine Dependence Sensitivity
    Lisa C Dierker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....