Alan L Peterson
Affiliation: Wilford Hall Medical Center
- Assessment and diagnosis of nicotine dependence in mental health settingsAlan L Peterson
The Clinical Health Psychology Service, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Tex, USA
Am J Addict 12:192-7. 2003..These results suggest that clinicians do not routinely diagnose Nicotine Dependence even when diagnostic criteria are met...
- Pilot evaluation of a population-based health intervention for reducing use of smokeless tobaccoJeffrey A Cigrang
Clinical Health Psychology, 74th Medical Operations Squadron SGOHL, Wright Patterson Medical Center, 4881 Sugar Maple Drive, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio 45433, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 4:127-31. 2002..19% at 6 months). These pilot study data suggest that proactive recruitment using a motivational interviewing approach to offer a treatment provides a good opportunity to reduce the use of ST in military settings...
- Smokeless tobacco use in military personnelAlan L Peterson
Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
Mil Med 172:1300-5. 2007..These results indicate that there are significant differences in ST use patterns in military personnel, and cessation programs should be tailored to meet these differences...
- Psychological intervention with mortuary workers after the September 11 attack: the Dover Behavioral Health Consultant modelAlan L Peterson
Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX 78236 5300, USA
Mil Med 167:83-6. 2002..Implications related to popular models of critical incident intervention and directions for future controlled research are discussed...
- Sleep disturbance during military deploymentAlan L Peterson
Department of Psychiatry, Mail Code 7792, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
Mil Med 173:230-5. 2008..The results of the study indicate the need for programs to help deployed military members get more and better sleep...
- Combat stress casualties in Iraq. Part 1: behavioral health consultation at an expeditionary medical groupAlan L Peterson
Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, and Center for Clinical Health Psychology Research, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:146-58. 2008..We review the role of military mental health professionals in consulting with inpatient medical patients and staff at a combat hospital and aeromedical evacuation staging facility in Iraq...
- Combat stress casualties in Iraq. Part 2: psychiatric screening prior to aeromedical evacuationAlan L Peterson
Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, and Center for Clinical Health Psychology Research, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:159-68. 2008..Deployed military mental health practitioners serve important roles in the assessment, diagnosis, and aeromedical evacuation of psychiatric patients from the combat zone...
- Cigarette use among two cohorts of U.S. Air Force recruits, compared with secular trendsChristopher Keith Haddock
University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Mil Med 172:288-94. 2007..This study suggests that efforts to reduce smoking among junior enlisted troops in the Air Force should be bolstered...
- Prevalence and correlates of lifetime smokeless tobacco use in female military recruitsMark W Vander Weg
Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center Research Programs, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 7:431-41. 2005..Results suggest that female recruits who have ever used ST engage in a variety of risk behaviors including use of other tobacco products and alcohol, as well as additional harmful behaviors...
- Modified tobacco use and lifestyle change in risk-reducing beliefs about smokingC Keith Haddock
Department of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Am J Prev Med 27:35-41. 2004..Strategies examined included switching to low-yield cigarettes, replacing cigarettes with cigars, switching from cigarettes to smokeless tobacco, adopting a healthy diet, and engaging in regular exercise...
- Smoking and deployment: perspectives of junior-enlisted U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army personnel and their supervisorsWalker S C Poston
School of Medicine, M3 C03, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2411 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108 2792, USA
Mil Med 173:441-7. 2008..In addition, the phenomenon of new initiation and relapse to smoking in the field was discussed...
- Comparison of weight status among two cohorts of US Air Force recruitsWalker S C Poston
Health Research Group, Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, 4825 Troost, Suite 124, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
Prev Med 40:602-9. 2005..We examined whether weight trends evidenced in the general population and DoD are occurring among individuals entering US Air Force (USAF) Basic Military Training (BMT)...
- Prediction of adult-onset smoking initiation among U.S. Air force recruits using the pierce susceptibility questionnaireC Keith Haddock
University of Missouri Kansas City and Mid America Heart Institute, Saint Luke s Hosptial, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
Am J Prev Med 28:424-9. 2005..This study examined whether a modified version of the Pierce Susceptibility Questionnaire (PSQ) might be useful for identifying military recruits who are vulnerable for the initiation of tobacco use...
- Obesity classification in military personnel: a comparison of body fat, waist circumference, and body mass index measurementsKatie M Heinrich
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1960 East West Road, Biomed D104B, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Mil Med 173:67-73. 2008..The purpose of this study was to evaluate obesity classifications from body fat percentage (BF%), body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference (WC)...
- Description of risk and resilience factors among military medical personnel before deployment to IraqShira Maguen
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Mil Med 173:1-9. 2008....
- Weight management using the internet a randomized controlled trialChristine M Hunter
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:119-26. 2008..However, evaluation of weight-gain prevention in overweight individuals is also critical as most Americans become obese as a result of a gradual gain of 1-2 pounds per year over many years...
- Prevalence of alternative forms of tobacco use in a population of young adult military recruitsMark W Vander Weg
Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice CRIISP, VA Medical Center, 601 Highway 6 West, Mail Stop 152, Iowa City, IA 52246, United States
Addict Behav 33:69-82. 2008..001). Patterns of use also differed according to other demographic characteristics including race, ethnicity, age, and income. Implications for surveillance and tobacco control efforts are discussed...
- Efficacy of a tailored tobacco control program on long-term use in a population of U.S. military troopsRobert C Klesges
Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 74:295-306. 2006..44% (33.72% vs. 28.28%). The smoking prevention program had no impact on smoking initiation. These results suggest potential for large-scale tobacco control efforts...
- Behavioral treatment of chronic belching due to aerophagia in a normal adultJeffrey A Cigrang
Wright Patterson Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio, USA
Behav Modif 30:341-51. 2006..Results were maintained at an 18-month follow-up. Recommendations for the use of a brief treatment protocol with adults referred for chronic belching or other GI complaints attributed to aerophagia are discussed...