Stephanie T Lanza

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Emergence of electronic cigarette use in US adolescents and the link to traditional cigarette use
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 67:38-43. 2017
  2. pmc Trends Among U.S. High School Seniors in Recent Marijuana Use and Associations With Other Substances: 1976-2013
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 57:198-204. 2015
  3. pmc New methods shed light on age of onset as a risk factor for nicotine dependence
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 50:161-4. 2015
  4. pmc Population heterogeneity in the salience of multiple risk factors for adolescent delinquency
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:319-25. 2014
  5. pmc Drawing causal inferences using propensity scores: a practical guide for community psychologists
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400, State College, PA, 16801, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 52:380-92. 2013
  6. pmc Latent class analysis: an alternative perspective on subgroup analysis in prevention and treatment
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way Suite 400, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Prev Sci 14:157-68. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Analyzing the acquisition of drug self-administration using growth curve models
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 159 South Henderson, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:11-21. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Using data augmentation to obtain standard errors and conduct hypothesis tests in latent class and latent transition analysis
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Psychol Methods 10:84-100. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint A mixture model of discontinuous development in heavy drinking from ages 18 to 30: the role of college enrollment
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400, State College, Pennsylvania 16801, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:552-61. 2006
  10. pmc A new SAS procedure for latent transition analysis: transitions in dating and sexual risk behavior
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:446-56. 2008

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Emergence of electronic cigarette use in US adolescents and the link to traditional cigarette use
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 67:38-43. 2017
    ..Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are increasingly used by US adolescents and may be a gateway to traditional cigarette use. We examine rates of both products by age and examine differences in age-varying rates by sex and race/ethnicity...
  2. pmc Trends Among U.S. High School Seniors in Recent Marijuana Use and Associations With Other Substances: 1976-2013
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 57:198-204. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe historical trends in rates of recent substance use and associations between marijuana and other substances, among U.S. high school seniors by race and gender...
  3. pmc New methods shed light on age of onset as a risk factor for nicotine dependence
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 50:161-4. 2015
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  4. pmc Population heterogeneity in the salience of multiple risk factors for adolescent delinquency
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:319-25. 2014
    ..We demonstrate how mixture regression analysis allows for the identification of population subgroups defined by the salience of multiple risk factors...
  5. pmc Drawing causal inferences using propensity scores: a practical guide for community psychologists
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400, State College, PA, 16801, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 52:380-92. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Latent class analysis: an alternative perspective on subgroup analysis in prevention and treatment
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way Suite 400, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Prev Sci 14:157-68. 2013
    ..Such approaches can facilitate targeting future intervention resources to subgroups that promise to show the maximum treatment response...
  7. ncbi request reprint Analyzing the acquisition of drug self-administration using growth curve models
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 159 South Henderson, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:11-21. 2004
    ..Growth curve modeling captures the process of acquisition of drug self-administration and facilitates a greater understanding of the individual differences in change in drug-taking behavior over time...
  8. ncbi request reprint Using data augmentation to obtain standard errors and conduct hypothesis tests in latent class and latent transition analysis
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Psychol Methods 10:84-100. 2005
    ..DA is demonstrated with an example involving tests of ethnic differences, gender differences, and an Ethnicity x Gender interaction in the development of adolescent problem behavior...
  9. ncbi request reprint A mixture model of discontinuous development in heavy drinking from ages 18 to 30: the role of college enrollment
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400, State College, Pennsylvania 16801, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:552-61. 2006
    ..Patterns of heavy drinking from ages 18 to 30 were explored in a national sample; the relationship between college enrollment and pathways of heavy drinking, particularly those leading to adult heavy drinking, was explored...
  10. pmc A new SAS procedure for latent transition analysis: transitions in dating and sexual risk behavior
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:446-56. 2008
    ..Gender differences are examined, and substance use behaviors are included as predictors of initial status in dating and sexual risk behavior and transitions over time...
  11. pmc Identification and prediction of latent classes of weight-loss strategies among women
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:833-40. 2010
    ..This person-centered approach provides a measure weight-control status, where the different statuses are characterized by particular combinations of healthy and unhealthy weight-loss strategies...
  12. pmc Modeling the interplay of multilevel risk factors for future academic and behavior problems: a person-centered approach
    Stephanie T Lanza
    Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, 204 East Calder Way, Suite 400, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 22:313-35. 2010
    ..These findings provide important information for refining and targeting preventive interventions to groups of children who share particular constellations of risk factors...
  13. pmc Modeling multiple risks during infancy to predict quality of the caregiving environment: contributions of a person-centered approach
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Infant Behav Dev 34:390-406. 2011
    ..Discussion focuses on the value of person-centered models of analysis to understand complexities of prediction of multiple risk factors...
  14. pmc Demographic and familial predictors of early executive function development: contribution of a person-centered perspective
    Brittany L Rhoades
    Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 108:638-62. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that early family environments may prove to be especially fruitful contexts for the promotion of EF development...
  15. pmc Profiles of College Drinkers Defined by Alcohol Behaviors at the Week Level: Replication Across Semesters and Prospective Associations With Hazardous Drinking and Dependence-Related Symptoms
    Anne M Fairlie
    The Methodology Center and Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 77:38-50. 2016
    ..We also compared the week-level drinker statuses with drinker statuses identified using traditional measures...
  16. pmc Transitions in first-year college student drinking behaviors: does pre-college drinking moderate the effects of parent- and peer-based intervention components?
    Michael J Cleveland
    Prevention Research Center, Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:440-50. 2012
    ..Differential treatment effects were found across baseline drinking class, suggesting the benefit for tailored intervention programs to reduce high-risk drinking among college students...
  17. pmc Time-varying processes involved in smoking lapse in a randomized trial of smoking cessation therapies
    Sara A Vasilenko
    Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:S135-43. 2014
    ..In this paper, we use a new technique, the logistic time-varying effect model (logistic TVEM), to examine the odds of smoking in the 2 weeks after a quit attempt...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pubertal timing and the onset of substance use in females during early adolescence
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Prev Sci 3:69-82. 2002
    ..22% for on-time and late developers). In addition, early developers are more likely to advance in substance use in general, regardless of their level of use at Grade 7...
  19. pmc Different lengths of times for progressions in adolescent substance involvement
    Ty A Ridenour
    The Pennsylvania State University, Prevention Research Center, State College 16801, United States
    Addict Behav 31:962-83. 2006
    ..Females had shorter transition times, though gender differences were small. Some evidence was found for a familial influence on transition times above what was accounted for by differences between substances...
  20. pmc Understanding the role of cessation fatigue in the smoking cessation process
    Xiaoyu Liu
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, United States Department of Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:548-55. 2013
    ..e., the tiredness of trying to quit smoking) with respect to its average trend, effect on relapse, time-varying relations with craving and negative affect, and differences among genders and treatment groups...
  21. pmc Measuring early childhood health and health disparities: a new approach
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 504S Ford Building, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1852-61. 2013
    ..The findings underscore the importance of continued efforts to reduce preterm birth, and to ameliorate poverty's effects on children's health through access to high-quality healthcare and other services...
  22. pmc Advancing the understanding of craving during smoking cessation attempts: a demonstration of the time-varying effect model
    Stephanie T Lanza
    Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:S127-34. 2014
    ..Coefficients are expressed dynamically over time and are represented as smooth functions of time...
  23. pmc Does individual risk moderate the effect of contextual-level protective factors? A latent class analysis of substance use
    Michael J Cleveland
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 38:213-28. 2010
    ..Multi-component and adaptive intervention efforts that account for different levels of ATOD use involvement, as well as distinct profiles of risk and protection, are likely to be most effective in preventing problematic substance use...
  24. pmc The Age-Varying Association of Student Status with Excessive Alcohol Use: Ages 18 to 30 Years
    Rebecca J Evans-Polce
    The Methodology Center and Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res . 2016
    ....
  25. pmc Age-Varying Links Between Violence Exposure and Behavioral, Mental, and Physical Health
    Michael A Russell
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 59:189-96. 2016
    ..To examine age-varying prevalence rates and health implications of weapon-related violence exposure (WRVE) from adolescence to young adulthood (ages 14-30) using time-varying effect modeling...
  26. pmc Patterns of adolescent sexual behavior predicting young adult sexually transmitted infections: a latent class analysis approach
    Sara A Vasilenko
    The Methodology Center, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400 State College, State College, PA, 16801, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 44:705-15. 2015
    ..These findings demonstrate the advantages of examining adolescent sexuality in a way that emphasizes its complexity...
  27. pmc Lifestyle therapy changes and hypercholesterolemia: identifying risk groups in a community sample of Blacks and Whites
    Rhonda Belue
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16803, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:142-7. 2009
    ..To examine diet and exercise lifestyle therapy change (LTC), behaviors and their relation to hypercholesterolemia in a community sample of Blacks and Whites...
  28. ncbi request reprint Latent transition analysis with covariates: pubertal timing and substance use behaviours in adolescent females
    Hwan Chung
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Stat Med 24:2895-910. 2005
    ..In addition, among older females, those whose puberty is in progress are more prone to advance in substance use compared to those whose puberty has not occurred...
  29. pmc Predictors of multiple sexual partners from adolescence through young adulthood
    Sara A Vasilenko
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 55:491-7. 2014
    ..To examine time-varying associations between predictors of recent multiple sexual partners from middle adolescence through young adulthood...
  30. pmc Changes in gender and racial/ethnic disparities in rates of cigarette use, regular heavy episodic drinking, and marijuana use: ages 14 to 32
    Rebecca J Evans-Polce
    The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 41:218-22. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate disparities in substance use behaviors across gender and race/ethnicity as a flexible function of age from mid-adolescence through young adulthood...
  31. pmc Preadolescent drug use resistance skill profiles, substance use, and substance use prevention
    Suellen Hopfer
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400, State College, PA, 16801, USA
    J Prim Prev 34:395-404. 2013
    ..Identifying skill profiles that predict recent substance use is theoretically consistent and has important implications for healthy and substance-free development...
  32. pmc A framework for estimating causal effects in latent class analysis: is there a causal link between early sex and subsequent profiles of delinquency?
    Nicole M Butera
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400, State College, PA, 16801, USA
    Prev Sci 15:397-407. 2014
    ..76) for either gender. Sample R and SAS code is included in an Appendix in the ESM so that prevention scientists may adopt this approach to causal inference in LCA in their own work. ..
  33. pmc Testing theoretical network classes and HIV-related correlates with latent class analysis
    Rachel A Smith
    Communication Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    AIDS Care 23:1274-81. 2011
    ..The implications of their findings for opinion-leader interventions focused on HIV are discussed...
  34. pmc Latent transition analysis: inference and estimation
    Hwan Chung
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, U S A
    Stat Med 27:1834-54. 2008
    ..This paper proposes a dynamic data-dependent prior for LTA with small samples and compares the performance of the estimation methods with the proposed prior in drawing inference...
  35. pmc Patterns of substance use onset among Hispanics in Puerto Rico and the United States
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, 1329 SW 16th St, Room 5130, Box 100177, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2432-7. 2007
    ..Examine patterns of progression in substance use among Hispanic youth 13 to 17 years of age from two longitudinally representative studies...
  36. ncbi request reprint Using growth models to relate acquisition of nicotine self-administration to break point and nicotinic receptor binding
    Eric C Donny
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:23-35. 2004
    ..The relationships revealed demonstrate the usefulness of growth models in the quantitative analysis of individual differences in drug self-administration behavior...