R S Stephens
Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- The Marijuana Check-up: promoting change in ambivalent marijuana usersRobert S Stephens
Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Virginia 24061, USA
Addiction 102:947-57. 2007..To evaluate the efficacy of a two-session assessment and feedback intervention designed to reach and increase motivation for change in marijuana users who were experiencing negative consequences but were ambivalent about change...
- The check-up: in-person, computerized, and telephone adaptations of motivational enhancement treatment to elicit voluntary participation by the contemplatorDenise D Walker
University of Washington, School of Social Work, Innovative Programs Research Group, Seattle, Washington, USA
Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:2. 2007....
- Comparison of extended versus brief treatments for marijuana useR S Stephens
Department of Psychology 0436, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 68:898-908. 2000..There were no significant differences between RPSG and IAI outcomes at any follow-up. The relative efficacy of brief versus extended interventions for chronic marijuana-using adults is discussed...
- The Marijuana Treatment Project: rationale, design and participant characteristicsRobert S Stephens
Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Addiction 97:109-24. 2002..The Marijuana Treatment Project (MTP) was a multi-site study of two treatments for adults with marijuana dependence...
- The Marijuana Check-up: reaching users who are ambivalent about changeRobert S Stephens
Virginia Tech, Department of Psychology, Blacksburg 24061, USA
Addiction 99:1323-32. 2004..Our objective was to determine whether the MCU would reach the target population...
- Social cognitive determinants of physical activity in young adults: a prospective structural equation analysisLiza S Rovniak
Center for Research in Health Behavior, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blackburg 24061, USA
Ann Behav Med 24:149-56. 2002..Outcome expectations had a small total effect on physical activity, which did not reach significance. The social cognitive model explained 55% of the variance observed in physical activity...
- Psychological distress and marijuana use before and after treatment: testing cognitive-behavioral matching hypothesesJosephine M DeMarce
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Addict Behav 30:1055-9. 2005..Efficacy increased and marijuana use decreased following treatment but the RPSG treatment did not have greater benefit for psychologically distressed participants...
- Abstinence and moderate use goals in the treatment of marijuana dependenceBrian E Lozano
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Addiction 101:1589-97. 2006..The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of personal goals (abstinence or moderation) on treatment outcomes for marijuana use. Hypotheses regarding self-efficacy for goal attainment were tested...
- Coping and self-efficacy in marijuana treatment: results from the marijuana treatment projectMark D Litt
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1015-25. 2005..The results suggest that mechanisms of coping skills treatment may need to be reconceptualized...
- Marijuana dependence and its treatmentAlan J Budney
Center for Addiction Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
Addict Sci Clin Pract 4:4-16. 2007..It also discusses limitations of current knowledge and potential areas for advancing research and clinical intervention...
- Motivational enhancement therapy for adolescent marijuana users: a preliminary randomized controlled trialDenise D Walker
School of Social Work and Innovative Programs Research Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 74:628-32. 2006..Despite the absence of a clear effect of MET, this study demonstrated that adolescents could be attracted to participate in a voluntary marijuana intervention that holds promise for reducing problematic levels of marijuana use...
- Cognitive functioning of long-term heavy cannabis users seeking treatmentNadia Solowij
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
JAMA 287:1123-31. 2002..Cognitive impairments are associated with long-term cannabis use, but the parameters of use that contribute to impairments and the nature and endurance of cognitive dysfunction remain uncertain...
- Contracting, prompting, and reinforcing substance use disorder continuing care: a randomized clinical trialSteven J Lash
Mental Health Service Line, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 21:387-97. 2007..5 vs. 4.4 months). Additionally, CPR participants were more likely to be abstinent compared to STX (57% vs. 37%) after 1 year. The CPR intervention offers a practical means to improve adherence among individuals in SUD treatment...