Jody L Sindelar

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Financial versus health motivation to quit smoking: a randomized field study
    Jody L Sindelar
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 59:1-4. 2014
  2. pmc Cost-effectiveness of prize-based contingency management in methadone maintenance treatment programs
    Jody L Sindelar
    School of Public Health and Medical School, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Addiction 102:1463-71. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint What do we get for our money? Cost-effectiveness of adding contingency management
    Jody Sindelar
    Yale School of Public Health and Yale Medical School, CT 06520, USA
    Addiction 102:309-16. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of addiction treatment: paradoxes of multiple outcomes
    Jody L Sindelar
    School of Public Health and Medical School, Yale University, LEPH 304, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:41-50. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Securitization of tobacco settlement payments to reduce states' conflict of interest
    Jody Sindelar
    Yale Schools of Public Health and Medicine, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:188-93. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Innovations in treatment for drug abuse: solutions to a public health problem
    J L Sindelar
    Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 22:249-72. 2001
  7. pmc Cost evaluation of evidence-based treatments
    Jody L Sindelar
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine and School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 5:44-51. 2010
  8. pmc Cost-effectiveness of prize-based incentives for stimulant abusers in outpatient psychosocial treatment programs
    Todd A Olmstead
    School of Public Health, Yale University, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:175-82. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of tobacco expenditure on household consumption patterns in rural China
    Hong Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, Suite 315, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:1414-26. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of a cost-sharing exemption on use of preventive services at one large employer
    Susan H Busch
    Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1529-36. 2006

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Financial versus health motivation to quit smoking: a randomized field study
    Jody L Sindelar
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 59:1-4. 2014
    ..Further, we predicted that financial messages would be stronger in financial settings where pecuniary constraints are most salient...
  2. pmc Cost-effectiveness of prize-based contingency management in methadone maintenance treatment programs
    Jody L Sindelar
    School of Public Health and Medical School, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Addiction 102:1463-71. 2007
    ..To determine if prize-based contingency management (CM), which has been shown to improve treatment outcomes over usual care (UC) alone, is cost-effective...
  3. ncbi request reprint What do we get for our money? Cost-effectiveness of adding contingency management
    Jody Sindelar
    Yale School of Public Health and Yale Medical School, CT 06520, USA
    Addiction 102:309-16. 2007
    ..To assess the relative cost-effectiveness of lower versus higher cost prize-based contingency management (CM) treatments for cocaine abuse...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of addiction treatment: paradoxes of multiple outcomes
    Jody L Sindelar
    School of Public Health and Medical School, Yale University, LEPH 304, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:41-50. 2004
    ..However, incorporating multiple outcomes into a CEA of addiction treatment is difficult. Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) may be a preferable and more appropriate approach in some cases...
  5. ncbi request reprint Securitization of tobacco settlement payments to reduce states' conflict of interest
    Jody Sindelar
    Yale Schools of Public Health and Medicine, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:188-93. 2004
    ..States should not align with tobacco companies with the common interest of keeping tobacco companies fiscally healthy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Innovations in treatment for drug abuse: solutions to a public health problem
    J L Sindelar
    Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 22:249-72. 2001
    ..We provide criteria on how these innovations should be evaluated in order to determine which should be adopted, funded, and transferred to existing and future treatment programs...
  7. pmc Cost evaluation of evidence-based treatments
    Jody L Sindelar
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine and School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 5:44-51. 2010
    ..Ultimately, cost is one consideration in the overall determination of whether implementing an EBT is the best use of a program's resources...
  8. pmc Cost-effectiveness of prize-based incentives for stimulant abusers in outpatient psychosocial treatment programs
    Todd A Olmstead
    School of Public Health, Yale University, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:175-82. 2007
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a prize-based intervention as an addition to usual care for stimulant abusers...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of tobacco expenditure on household consumption patterns in rural China
    Hong Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, Suite 315, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:1414-26. 2006
    ..Smoking expenses can harm other family members by reducing expenditures on basic needs such as foods, utilities, and durable goods consumption. Thus smoking can have important intra-family distributional impacts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of a cost-sharing exemption on use of preventive services at one large employer
    Susan H Busch
    Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1529-36. 2006
    ..This evidence suggests that differential cost sharing can be used to preserve the use of critical health care services...
  11. pmc The effect of involuntary job loss on smoking intensity and relapse
    Tracy Falba
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 065208034, USA
    Addiction 100:1330-9. 2005
    ..The 3052 participants who were working at the initial wave and had any history of smoking comprise the main sample...
  12. ncbi request reprint To what extent are key services offered in treatment programs for special populations?
    Todd Olmstead
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:9-15. 2004
    ..However, often less than half of these facilities provide the key services. There are consistent differences by ownership status, with for-profit facilities less likely to offer many of the key services...
  13. pmc Equity in private insurance coverage for substance abuse: a perspective on parity
    Colleen L Barry
    Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w706-16. 2007
    ..We conclude that the justification for SA parity is as compelling as it is for mental health parity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cost-benefit analysis of second-generation antipsychotics and placebo in a randomized trial of the treatment of psychosis and aggression in Alzheimer disease
    Robert A Rosenheck
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center 182, VA Connecticut Health Care System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1259-68. 2007
    ..Second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) are prescribed for psychosis, aggression, and agitation in Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  15. pmc The impact of occupation on self-rated health: cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence from the health and retirement survey
    Ralitza Gueorguieva
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:118-24. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to estimate occupational differences in self-rated health, both in cross-section and over time, among older individuals...
  16. pmc Cumulative effects of job characteristics on health
    Jason M Fletcher
    Yale University, Health Policy and Administration, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Econ 20:553-70. 2011
    ..These results are robust to inclusion of occupation fixed effects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Day treatment versus enhanced standard methadone services for opioid-dependent patients: a comparison of clinical efficacy and cost
    S K Avants
    Yale University School of Medicine, Conn, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:27-33. 1999
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  18. ncbi request reprint Linking the health utilities index to National Medical Expenditure Survey data
    J A Rizzo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 13:531-41. 1998
    ..These values should be of use to those who wish to understand the global health of the US population for policy-making efforts...
  19. ncbi request reprint Linking health-related quality-of-life indicators to large national data sets
    J A Rizzo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 16:473-82. 1999
    ..This study investigated the feasibility and usefulness of linking algorithms for well known quality-of-life (QOL) indicators to large nationally representative databases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Burning a hole in the budget: tobacco spending and its crowd-out of other goods
    Susan H Busch
    The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 3:263-72. 2004
    ..Results from the demand system indicate that as the price of cigarettes rises, households increase the quantity of food purchased, and, in some samples, reduce the quantity of apparel and housing purchased...
  21. pmc Does the impact of managed care on substance abuse treatment services vary by provider profit status?
    Todd A Olmstead
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1862-82. 2005
    ..To extend our previous research by determining whether, and how, the impact of managed care (MC) on substance abuse treatment (SAT) services differs by facility ownership...
  22. ncbi request reprint What are the correlates of substance abuse treatment counselor salaries?
    Todd A Olmstead
    School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:181-9. 2005
    ..Taken together, these factors explain approximately 50% of the total variation in SAT counselor salaries...
  23. pmc Rewarding healthy food choices in SNAP: behavioral economic applications
    Michael R Richards
    School of Public Health, Yale University, CT 06510, USA
    Milbank Q 91:395-412. 2013
    ..While current SNAP proposals hold promise, some important challenges still remain...
  24. pmc If smoking increases absences, does quitting reduce them?
    J L Sindelar
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Tob Control 14:99-105. 2005
    ..This study examined the impact of smoking, quitting, and time since quit on absences from work...
  25. ncbi request reprint Economic costs of influenza-related work absenteeism
    Manabu Akazawa
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Value Health 6:107-15. 2003
    ..Influenza vaccinations are currently advocated only for individuals over age 50. However, vaccination of all working-age people may be warranted based on reduced absenteeism from work...
  26. pmc Work expectations, realizations, and depression in older workers
    Tracy A Falba
    Economics Department, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 12:175-86. 2009
    ..In this study, we explore whether ex ante work expectations, conditional on work force status at age 62, affect self-reported depressive symptoms at age 62...
  27. pmc Benefit-cost analysis of addiction treatment: methodological guidelines and empirical application using the DATCAP and ASI
    Michael T French
    Department of Economics, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Serv Res 37:433-55. 2002
    ..To provide detailed methodological guidelines for using the Drug Abuse Treatment Cost Analysis Program (DATCAP) and Addiction Severity Index (ASI) in a benefit-cost analysis of addiction treatment...
  28. pmc Clinic variation in the cost-effectiveness of contingency management
    Todd A Olmstead
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Addict 16:457-60. 2007
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  29. pmc Cost effectiveness of disulfiram: treating cocaine use in methadone-maintained patients
    Mireia Jofre-Bonet
    ICEH London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, Room 9 311, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:225-32. 2004
    ....
  30. pmc The cost-effectiveness of four treatments for marijuana dependence
    Todd A Olmstead
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Department of Psychiatry, Farmington, CT 06030 1410, USA
    Addiction 102:1443-53. 2007
    ..Costs were collected retrospectively from the provider and include the costs of therapy, patient drug testing, and those associated with the incentives component (value of vouchers, time to administer the voucher system)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Creating an aggregate outcome index: cost-effectiveness analysis of substance abuse treatment
    Mireia Jofre-Bonet
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:229-41. 2004
    ..The methodology and use of the index for conducting a cost-effectiveness analysis are illustrated using Addiction Severity Index data from a controlled quasi-experimental field study of case management...
  32. ncbi request reprint Poor mental health and smoking: interactive impact on wages
    Mireia Jofre-Bonet
    Department Of Economics of City University and ICEH at London, UK
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:193-203. 2005
    ..The positive association between poor mental health and smoking has also been documented. This is the first study to document the separate and interactive impacts of smoking and mental health on wages...
  33. pmc Paying for performance: the power of incentives over habits
    Jody L Sindelar
    Health Econ 17:449-51. 2008
  34. pmc Spousal concordance in health behavior change
    Tracy A Falba
    Department of Economics, Duke University, 302 Towerview Rd, Rubenstein Hall, PO Box 90253, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:96-116. 2008
    ..This study examines the degree to which a married individual's health habits and use of preventive medical care are influenced by his or her spouse's behaviors...

Research Grants13

  1. ECONOMIC EVALUATIONS IN THE CTN--METHODS & APPLICATIONS
    Jody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Our consultants are pivotal investigators in CTN nodes. These collaborations and arrangements will ensure the successful achievement of our goals. ..
  2. Work-life, Health Habits, and Health: Longitudinal Analysis
    Jody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Together these longitudinal datasets cover the life span and each contains measures of health, health habits and labor market characteristics. ..
  3. Work-life, Health Habits, and Health: Longitudinal Analysis of Aging
    Jody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Together these longitudinal datasets cover the life span and each contains measures of health, health habits and labor market characteristics. ..
  4. Economics of Population Health: American Society of Health Economics Conf. - NIDA
    Jody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  5. Work-life, Health Habits, and Health: Longitudinal
    Jody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Together these longitudinal datasets cover the life span and each contains measures of health, health habits and labor market characteristics. ..
  6. ECONOMIC EVALUATIONS IN THE CTN: METHODS & APPLICATIONS
    Jody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our consultants are pivotal investigators in CTN nodes. These collaborations and arrangements will ensure the successful achievement of our goals. ..
  7. ECONOMIC EVALUATIONS IN THE CTN: METHODS & APPLICATIONS
    Jody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Our consultants are pivotal investigators in CTN nodes. These collaborations and arrangements will ensure the successful achievement of our goals. ..
  8. ECONOMIC EVALUATIONS IN THE CTN: METHODS & APPLICATIONS
    Jody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Our consultants are pivotal investigators in CTN nodes. These collaborations and arrangements will ensure the successful achievement of our goals. ..