Kenneth H Beck

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from evaluating Maryland's anti-drunk driving campaign: assessing the evidence for cognitive, behavioral, and public health impact
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:370-7. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Characteristics of DUI offenders with a high versus low perceived risk of arrest
    Kenneth H Beck
    University of Maryland School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, College Park, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 14:1-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Hurried driving: Relationship to distress tolerance, driver anger, aggressive and risky driving in college students
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 51:51-5. 2013
  4. pmc Social contexts of drinking and subsequent alcohol use disorder among college students
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 39:38-43. 2013
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of drivers with high versus low perceived risk of being caught and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol
    Kenneth H Beck
    University of Maryland School of Public Health, Department of Public and Community Health, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:312-9. 2009
  6. pmc The social context of cannabis use: relationship to cannabis use disorders and depressive symptoms among college students
    Kenneth H Beck
    University of Maryland School of Public Health, Department of Public and Community Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Addict Behav 34:764-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The relationship between impaired driving crashes and beliefs about impaired driving: do residents in high crash rate counties have greater concerns about impaired driving?
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:127-33. 2009
  8. pmc Social context of drinking and alcohol problems among college students
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:420-30. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Cell phone users, reported crash risk, unsafe driving behaviors and dispositions: a survey of motorists in Maryland
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, The University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    J Safety Res 38:683-8. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A comparison of web-based and telephone surveys for assessing traffic safety concerns, beliefs, and behaviors
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Safety Res 40:377-81. 2009

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from evaluating Maryland's anti-drunk driving campaign: assessing the evidence for cognitive, behavioral, and public health impact
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:370-7. 2009
    ..g., too few sobriety checkpoints and vehicle contacts occurred to raise public perceptions of risk pertaining to impaired driving) and inadequate publicity surrounding this campaign. Suggestions for overcoming these problems are offered...
  2. doi request reprint Characteristics of DUI offenders with a high versus low perceived risk of arrest
    Kenneth H Beck
    University of Maryland School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, College Park, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 14:1-6. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Hurried driving: Relationship to distress tolerance, driver anger, aggressive and risky driving in college students
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 51:51-5. 2013
    ..Traditional traffic safety campaigns that emphasize enforcement may be less successful with these drivers. The need to develop campaigns that address the affective coping abilities that contribute to this behavioral pattern is discussed...
  4. pmc Social contexts of drinking and subsequent alcohol use disorder among college students
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 39:38-43. 2013
    ..Previous research has suggested important contextual factors that can differentiate problem and nonproblem drinkers...
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of drivers with high versus low perceived risk of being caught and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol
    Kenneth H Beck
    University of Maryland School of Public Health, Department of Public and Community Health, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:312-9. 2009
    ..To examine the beliefs, behaviors, and knowledge of drivers concerning drunk driving and to compare those with greater or lesser perceptions of risk of being caught driving while impaired...
  6. pmc The social context of cannabis use: relationship to cannabis use disorders and depressive symptoms among college students
    Kenneth H Beck
    University of Maryland School of Public Health, Department of Public and Community Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Addict Behav 34:764-8. 2009
    ..These findings highlight the importance of examining the social contextual factors relating to substance use among college students...
  7. doi request reprint The relationship between impaired driving crashes and beliefs about impaired driving: do residents in high crash rate counties have greater concerns about impaired driving?
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:127-33. 2009
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  8. pmc Social context of drinking and alcohol problems among college students
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:420-30. 2008
    ..To examine how social contexts of drinking are related to alcohol use disorders, other alcohol-related problems, and depression among college students...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cell phone users, reported crash risk, unsafe driving behaviors and dispositions: a survey of motorists in Maryland
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, The University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    J Safety Res 38:683-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to identify risky driving behaviors and dispositions that distinguish drivers who use a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle from non-cell phone using drivers...
  10. doi request reprint A comparison of web-based and telephone surveys for assessing traffic safety concerns, beliefs, and behaviors
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Safety Res 40:377-81. 2009
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to compare the results of a web-based and a telephone interview survey measuring driver concerns about a variety of traffic safety issues, their beliefs, and specific driving behaviors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relation of parent-teen agreement on restrictions to teen risky driving over 9 months
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park, 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:533-43. 2006
    ..To determine the relations among parent-teen discordance for restrictions on driving conditions, driving rules, and consequences for rule violations at licensure and subsequent risky teen driving...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does the type of exposure to a roadside sobriety checkpoint influence driver perceptions regarding drunk driving?
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, 2366 Health and Human Performance Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:268-77. 2006
    ..To determine if the type of exposure to roadside sobriety checkpoints is related to vulnerability of being stopped by the police for drinking and driving...
  13. ncbi request reprint Concerns, dispositions and behaviors of aggressive drivers: what do self-identified aggressive drivers believe about traffic safety?
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park, 20742, USA
    J Safety Res 37:159-65. 2006
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to identify beliefs, driving personality dispositions, and behaviors that distinguish self-defined aggressive drivers from non-aggressive drivers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Parent-teen disagreement of parent-imposed restrictions on teen driving after one month of licensure: is discordance related to risky teen driving?
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, 2366 Health and Human Perf Building, College Park, Maryland 20742 2611, USA
    Prev Sci 6:259-67. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that increasing parent-teen concordance on parent-imposed driving restrictions may help reduce risky teen driving...
  15. doi request reprint A descriptive analysis of the social context of drinking among first-time DUI offenders
    Kenneth H Beck
    University of Maryland School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 12:306-11. 2011
    ..To understand the role of social context in contributing to the incidence of alcohol-impaired driving...
  16. ncbi request reprint Parent-teen disagreement of parent-imposed restrictions on teen driving after one month of licensure: is discordance related to risky teen driving?
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, 2366 Health and Human Perf Building, College Park, Maryland 20742 2611, USA
    Prev Sci 6:177-85. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that increasing parent-teen concordance on parent-imposed driving restrictions may help reduce risky teen driving...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hurried driver dispositions: their relationship to risky traffic behaviors
    Kenneth H Beck
    University of Maryland College Park, School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, College Park, MD, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:86-95. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship of driver dispositions with traffic safety behaviors and beliefs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Exposure to the sobriety "Checkpoint Strikeforce" campaign in Maryland: impact on driver perceptions of vulnerability and behavior
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742 2611, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:101-6. 2004
    ..This six-month campaign involved periodic road-side sobriety checkpoints, in which police attempted to detect and arrest drunk drivers and a series of radio Public Service Announcements (PSAs) that promoted public awareness...
  19. ncbi request reprint Parental monitoring and adolescent drinking: results of a 12-month follow-up
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:272-9. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between parental monitoring and adolescent drinking over time...
  20. ncbi request reprint Does graduated licensing empower parents to place greater restrictions on their newly licensed teens' driving?
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:695-708. 2003
    ..Graduated licensing laws and programs benefit from specific behavioral interventions targeted to, and implemented by, parents...
  21. ncbi request reprint Parental monitoring and adolescent alcohol risk in a clinic population
    Kenneth H Beck
    Laboratoryfor Health Behavior Assessment and Intervention, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:108-15. 2003
    ..To assess the association between parental monitoring and adolescent alcohol risk...
  22. pmc Trait aggression and problematic alcohol use among college students: the moderating effect of distress tolerance
    Bina Ali
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, Maryland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:2138-44. 2013
    ..Therefore, the purpose of the current study was to examine whether distress tolerance moderates the relationship between trait aggression and problematic alcohol use...
  23. pmc Trends in alcohol-related traffic risk behaviors among college students
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1472-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to examine the change in these various alcohol-related traffic risk behaviors as students progressed through their college experience...
  24. doi request reprint Intentions and willingness to drive while drowsy among university students: An application of an extended theory of planned behavior model
    Clark J Lee
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA Center for Health Outcomes Research, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 655 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA Center for Health and Homeland Security, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 500 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 93:113-23. 2016
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Distress tolerance as a predictor of risky and aggressive driving
    Kenneth H Beck
    a Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, Maryland
    Traffic Inj Prev 15:349-54. 2014
    ..Distress tolerance, defined as an individual's capability to experience and endure negative emotional states, was hypothesized to be related negatively to aggressive driving and risky driving...
  26. ncbi request reprint Teen driving risk: the promise of parental influence and public policy
    Kenneth H Beck
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:73-84. 2002
    ..An ongoing parent-based intervention to increase parental restriction on teen driving is described, and issues involved in implementing and evaluating family-centered approaches to reduce teen driving risk are raised...
  27. doi request reprint Social context of smoking hookah among college students: scale development and validation
    Eva Sharma
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland College Park School of Public Health, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    J Am Coll Health 61:204-11. 2013
    ..To develop an instrument that measures the social context of hookah use among college students...
  28. ncbi request reprint A structural model of alcohol use pathways among Latino youth
    Fang Alice Yan
    Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:209-19. 2008
    ..To determine the pathways to alcohol use among adolescents...
  29. doi request reprint Driving while black: a comparison of the beliefs, concerns, and behaviors of black and white Maryland drivers
    Katrina J Debnam
    University of Maryland, School of Public Health, Behavioral and Community Health, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 12:599-603. 2011
    ..The current study sought to explore differences in traffic safety concerns and driving behaviors between black and white drivers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Parent-imposed limits on high-risk adolescent driving: are they stricter with graduated driver licensing?
    Jessica L Hartos
    Interdisciplinary Health Studies, Minor Barnard 221, Department of Health Behavior and Administration, College of Health and Human Services, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:557-62. 2005
    ..Parents in GDL states appear better able to establish and enforce adolescent driving restrictions when the licensing state stipulates, favors, and supports regulated adolescent driving...
  31. ncbi request reprint An in-depth look at parent-imposed driving rules: their strengths and weaknesses
    Jessica L Hartos
    UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Safety Res 35:547-55. 2004
    ..With a growing interest in increasing parental involvement in teen driving, it is important to find out what parents are already doing...
  32. ncbi request reprint Increased parent limits on teen driving: positive effects from a brief intervention administered at the Motor Vehicle Administration
    Bruce G Simons-Morton
    Prevention Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7510, USA
    Prev Sci 5:101-11. 2004
    ..These results indicate that brief exposure to intervention at an MVA office may help increase parental limits on teen driving...
  33. ncbi request reprint A vision for doctoral research training in health behavior: a position paper from the American Academy of Health Behavior
    Julie Baldwin
    Department of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:542-56. 2005
    ..To establish and disseminate the position of the American Academy of Health Behavior (The Academy) on doctoral research training...