social facilitation

Summary

Summary: Any enhancement of a motivated behavior in which individuals do the same thing with some degree of mutual stimulation and consequent coordination.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Getting evidence into practice: the role and function of facilitation
    Gill Harvey
    Quality Improvement Programme, RCN Institute, Oxford, UK
    J Adv Nurs 37:577-88. 2002
  2. ncbi Social facilitation of wound healing
    Courtney E Detillion
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 01 Townsend Hall, 1885 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:1004-11. 2004
  3. ncbi A genetic contribution to cooperation: dopamine-relevant genes are associated with social facilitation
    Nora T Walter
    Department of Psychology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Soc Neurosci 6:289-301. 2011
  4. ncbi Facilitation of affiliation and pair-bond formation by vasopressin receptor gene transfer into the ventral forebrain of a monogamous vole
    L J Pitkow
    Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Neurosci 21:7392-6. 2001
  5. ncbi Building contexts that support effective community responses to HIV/AIDS: a South African case study
    Catherine Campbell
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics, London, England, UK
    Am J Community Psychol 39:347-63. 2007
  6. ncbi An experiment on the social facilitation of gambling behavior
    Matthew Justus Rockloff
    Department of Psychology and Sociology, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, QLD, 4702, Australia
    J Gambl Stud 23:1-12. 2007
  7. ncbi Perinatal services and outcomes in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam
    Nguyen T Nga
    Vietnam Sweden General Hospital, Uongbi, Vietnam
    Acta Paediatr 99:1478-83. 2010
  8. pmc Normative misperceptions and temporal precedence of perceived norms and drinking
    Clayton Neighbors
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Box 356560, Seattle, Washington 98195 6560, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:290-9. 2006
  9. ncbi Exploring the temporal dynamics of social facilitation in the Stroop task
    Dinkar Sharma
    School of Psychology, University of Kent, Canterbury, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:52-8. 2010
  10. ncbi Changes in sensitivity to ethanol-induced social facilitation and social inhibition from early to late adolescence
    Elena I Varlinskaya
    Psychology Department, Binghamton University, Binghamton 13902, NY, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:459-61. 2004

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Publications243 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Getting evidence into practice: the role and function of facilitation
    Gill Harvey
    Quality Improvement Programme, RCN Institute, Oxford, UK
    J Adv Nurs 37:577-88. 2002
    ..This paper presents the findings of a concept analysis of facilitation in relation to successful implementation of evidence into practice...
  2. ncbi Social facilitation of wound healing
    Courtney E Detillion
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 01 Townsend Hall, 1885 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:1004-11. 2004
    ..The data imply that social isolation impairs wound healing, whereas OT treatment may ameliorate some effects of social isolation on health...
  3. ncbi A genetic contribution to cooperation: dopamine-relevant genes are associated with social facilitation
    Nora T Walter
    Department of Psychology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Soc Neurosci 6:289-301. 2011
    Social loafing and social facilitation are stable behavioral effects that describe increased or decreased motivation, as well as effort and cooperation in teamwork as opposed to individual working situations...
  4. ncbi Facilitation of affiliation and pair-bond formation by vasopressin receptor gene transfer into the ventral forebrain of a monogamous vole
    L J Pitkow
    Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Neurosci 21:7392-6. 2001
    ..These data demonstrate a role for ventral pallidal V1aR in affiliation and social attachment and provide a potential molecular mechanism for species differences in social organization...
  5. ncbi Building contexts that support effective community responses to HIV/AIDS: a South African case study
    Catherine Campbell
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics, London, England, UK
    Am J Community Psychol 39:347-63. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi An experiment on the social facilitation of gambling behavior
    Matthew Justus Rockloff
    Department of Psychology and Sociology, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, QLD, 4702, Australia
    J Gambl Stud 23:1-12. 2007
    Research and theory regarding the social facilitation effect generates the expectation that the presence of other gamblers (or co-actors) in a gaming venue is likely to intensify individual gambling behavior and magnify losses...
  7. ncbi Perinatal services and outcomes in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam
    Nguyen T Nga
    Vietnam Sweden General Hospital, Uongbi, Vietnam
    Acta Paediatr 99:1478-83. 2010
    ..Facilitation is a participatory enabling approach that, if successful, is well suited for scaling up within health systems. The aim of this baseline report is to describe perinatal services provided and neonatal outcomes...
  8. pmc Normative misperceptions and temporal precedence of perceived norms and drinking
    Clayton Neighbors
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Box 356560, Seattle, Washington 98195 6560, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:290-9. 2006
    ..The present research was designed to evaluate (1) the stability of normative misperceptions and (2) temporal precedence of perceived norms and drinking...
  9. ncbi Exploring the temporal dynamics of social facilitation in the Stroop task
    Dinkar Sharma
    School of Psychology, University of Kent, Canterbury, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:52-8. 2010
    ..The underlying mechanism, however, remains unclear. In this paper, we argue that social facilitation can be caused by distractor inhibition...
  10. ncbi Changes in sensitivity to ethanol-induced social facilitation and social inhibition from early to late adolescence
    Elena I Varlinskaya
    Psychology Department, Binghamton University, Binghamton 13902, NY, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:459-61. 2004
    Adolescent rats are more sensitive than adults to ethanol-induced social facilitation, but are less sensitive to the suppression of social interactions seen at higher ethanol doses...
  11. pmc Ethanol-induced social facilitation in adolescent rats: role of endogenous activity at mu opioid receptors
    Elena I Varlinskaya
    The Department of Psychology, Center for Development and Behavioral Neuroscience, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:991-1000. 2009
    ..alcohol for humans during the adolescent developmental period is based, in part, on its ability to induce social facilitation--a facilitation of social interactions not only evident in human adolescents but also in adolescent rats...
  12. pmc The effect of social facilitation on foraging success in vultures: a modelling study
    Andrew L Jackson
    Department of Zoology, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Biol Lett 4:311-3. 2008
    ..Management strategies should closely study this foraging system in order to maintain effective foraging densities...
  13. ncbi Deviant peer affiliations, crime and substance use: a fixed effects regression analysis
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 30:419-30. 2002
    ..These results suggest that deviant peer affiliations are associated with increased rates of a range of adjustment problems in adolescence/young adulthood with deviant peer affiliations being most influential at younger ages...
  14. ncbi Differences in the social consequences of ethanol emerge during the course of adolescence in rats: social facilitation, social inhibition, and anxiolysis
    Elena I Varlinskaya
    Department of Psychology, Center for Developmental Psychobiology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 48:146-61. 2006
    ..explored social consequences of ethanol during adolescence by examining dose-dependent ethanol-induced social facilitation and inhibition in a non-anxiogenic (familiar) environment, and ethanol-related anxiolysis in an anxiogenic (..
  15. ncbi Social facilitation of long-lasting memory retrieval in Drosophila
    Marie Ange Chabaud
    Genes and Dynamics of Memory Systems, Neurobiology Unit, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Ecole Superieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles, 75005 Paris, France
    Curr Biol 19:1654-9. 2009
    ..In contrast, testing shows LTM improvement in individual flies rather than in a group. We show that the social facilitation of ARM during group testing is independent of the social context of training and does not involve ..
  16. ncbi Psychological mechanisms underlying the Köhler motivation gain
    Norbert L Kerr
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:828-41. 2007
    ..to achieve a favorable social comparison) versus collective (viz., to contribute to one's group) goals...
  17. pmc Prairie voles as a novel model of socially facilitated excessive drinking
    Allison M J Anacker
    Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 97238, USA
    Addict Biol 16:92-107. 2011
    ..The high ethanol preference and sensitivity to social manipulation indicate that prairie voles can serve to model social influences on excessive drinking...
  18. ncbi Factors associated with alcohol consumption, problem drinking, and related consequences among high school students in Taiwan
    Mei Yu Yeh
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:46-54. 2006
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  19. ncbi Peer contagion of aggression and health risk behavior among adolescent males: an experimental investigation of effects on public conduct and private attitudes
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Child Dev 77:967-83. 2006
    ..The role of status-maintenance motivations in aggression and risk behavior, and implications for preventive intervention, are discussed...
  20. ncbi Pubertal maturation and early substance use risks among African American children
    Xiaojia Ge
    Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:404-14. 2006
    ..Second, these changes were significantly more likely to occur among early maturing girls. Third, early physical maturation interacted with peer substance use to affect these changes...
  21. ncbi Identifying shared environmental contributions to early substance use: the respective roles of peers and parents
    Brent Walden
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:440-50. 2004
    ..Findings also indicated that peer deviance, but not parent-child relationship problems, accounted uniquely for variance in early substance use...
  22. ncbi Employment and adolescent alcohol and drug treatment and recovery: an exploratory study
    Susan H Godley
    Lighthouse Institute, Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Am J Addict 15:137-43. 2006
    ..Employment situations are a critical aspect of adolescents' recovery environment, and more research is needed to learn how to create support for recovery in this aspect of an adolescent's life...
  23. ncbi Exploring the effects of psychosocial and acculturation factors on drinking behavior among aboriginal adolescents in Taiwan
    Mei Yu Yeh
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:453-9. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi Environmental correlates of gambling behavior in urban adolescents
    Emerson M Wickwire
    Institute for Gambling Education and Research, Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:179-90. 2007
    ..Among girls, family support was positively related to gambling problems. Among boys, this relation was negative...
  25. ncbi Motives for smoking and drinking: country and gender differences in samples of Hungarian and US high school students
    Bettina F Piko
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of Szeged, 6722 Szeged, Szentháromság utca 5, Hungary
    Addict Behav 32:2087-98. 2007
    ..Gender differences in smoking and alcohol use were partially mediated through motives for use, with the specific mediators depending on the cultural context...
  26. ncbi Peer pressure to "Fat talk": Does audience type influence how women portray their body image?
    Ashley B Craig
    North Carolina State University, USA
    Eat Behav 8:244-50. 2007
    ..These hypotheses were not supported using repeated measures ANOVA. Strengths and weaknesses of the study are discussed...
  27. pmc Marijuana use patterns among African-American middle-school students: a longitudinal latent class regression analysis
    Beth A Reboussin
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:12-24. 2007
    ..It also underscores the importance of developing interventions that are sensitive to the strong influence of parents at entry into middle-school and the shift to peer influences by the end of middle-school...
  28. ncbi Social networks and college drinking: probing processes of social influence and selection
    Alan Reifman
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock 79409 1162, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:820-32. 2006
    ..Findings are discussed in the context of the recent renaissance in social-network research...
  29. ncbi Peer relations across contexts: individual-network homophily and network inclusion in and after school
    Jeff Kiesner
    Dipartimento di Psicologia dello Sviluppo e della Socializzazione, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Child Dev 74:1328-43. 2003
    ..Finally, both in-school and after-school peer network inclusion contributed to explaining variance in depressive symptoms, after controlling for classroom peer preference...
  30. ncbi College students' reasons for not drinking and not playing drinking games
    Thomas J Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Center for the Study of Health, Religion, and Spirituality, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1137-60. 2004
    ..Research findings are discussed in regards to their relevance to prevention and treatment strategies among the college population...
  31. ncbi High- and low-dose expectancies as mediators of personality dimensions and alcohol involvement
    Jennifer P Read
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:204-14. 2006
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  32. ncbi Perceived social norms and their relation to university student drinking
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Stud Alcohol 64:829-34. 2003
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  33. ncbi Alcohol expectancies for social facilitation: A short form with decreased bias
    Margaret Anne Mackintosh
    Seeley G Mudd Building, Room 518, Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1536-46. 2006
    The social facilitation scale of the Alcohol Expectancy Questionnaire-Adolescent version predicts subsequent drinking behavior and covaries with other important constructs...
  34. ncbi The ADHD spectrum and everyday life: experience sampling of adolescent moods, activities, smoking, and drinking
    Carol K Whalen
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 92697, USA
    Child Dev 73:209-27. 2002
    ..Even at subclinical levels, ADHD characteristics were associated with behavioral patterns and contexts that may promote peer deviancy training, unhealthy lifestyle behaviors, and vulnerability to nicotine dependence...
  35. pmc A latent class analysis of underage problem drinking: evidence from a community sample of 16-20 year olds
    Beth A Reboussin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:199-209. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi Misperceptions of college student marijuana use: implications for prevention
    Jason R Kilmer
    The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW Seminar 14130, Olympia, Washington 98505, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:277-81. 2006
    ..It was hypothesized that students would overestimate the marijuana use of students in general and that perceptions about the prevalence of marijuana use would be related to drug-related consequences...
  37. ncbi [Effect of temperament, effect of alcohol expectancies and peer group on amount of drinking and alcohol-related problems in adolescence]
    S Barnow
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald im Klinikum Stralsund
    Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 32:85-95. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi [Alcohol consumption in adolescence--social and individual influential factors]
    Anne Hinckers
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie des Kindes und Jugendalters, Zentralinstitut fur Seelische Gesundheit Mannheim
    Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 33:273-82; quiz 283-4. 2005
    ..To examine the influence of several social and individual factors on adolescent alcohol consumption...
  39. ncbi Alcohol-related aggression and drinking at off-campus parties and bars: a national study of current drinkers in college
    Thomas C Harford
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:704-11. 2003
    ..This study examines relationships between alcohol-related aggression and drinking at off-campus parties and bars. Other background variables include gender, year in school, residence and heavy drinking in college...
  40. ncbi The relation of retail tobacco availability to initiation and continued smoking
    Steven B Pokorny
    Youth Tobacco Access Project, Center for Community Research, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:193-204. 2003
    ..Examining individual, social, and environmental factors simultaneously provides a clearer and more accurate model of these complex ecological influences...
  41. pmc Reasons for drinking in the college student context: the differential role and risk of the social motivator
    Joseph W LaBrie
    Department of Psychology, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:393-8. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi Attitudes and perceived approval of drinking as mediators of the relationship between the importance of religion and alcohol use
    Neharika Chawla
    University of Washington, Department of Psychology, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:410-8. 2007
    ..Specifically, we examined both personal attitudes and perceived injunctive norms with regard to reference groups that vary in their proximity to students (i.e., close friends and typical college students)...
  43. ncbi Person-environment transactions in youth drinking and driving
    Sarah L Pedersen
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:340-8. 2008
    ..Improving our understanding of how malleable environmental variables can affect the influence of disinhibited personality traits on drinking and driving behaviors can help target and improve prevention/intervention efforts...
  44. ncbi Youthful intoxication: a cross-cultural study of drinking among German and American adolescents
    Tanja C Link
    Department of Sociology, 1567 Patterson Office Tower, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:362-70. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi Transition from alcohol to other drugs among adolescents in Taiwan: the first drinking context matters
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei, 100, Taiwan
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:378-87. 2008
    ....
  46. ncbi The influence of peers on young adult substance use
    Judy A Andrews
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Health Psychol 21:349-57. 2002
    ..Findings emphasize peer influence contribution to young adult substance use and suggest the design of interventions that involve both young adults and their peers...
  47. pmc Normative misperceptions of drinking among college students: a look at the specific contexts of prepartying and drinking games
    Eric R Pedersen
    Department of Psychology, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Suite 4700, Los Angeles, California 90045, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:406-11. 2008
    ..The present study examines students' perceptions of the high-risk behaviors of prepartying and drinking games and investigates the relationship between perceived and actual behaviors...
  48. ncbi Alcohol expectancies and context-specific drinking behaviors among female college athletes
    Byron L Zamboanga
    Department of Psychology, Clark Science Center, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, USA
    Behav Ther 39:162-70. 2008
    ..Future research considerations and potential implications for assessment and prevention efforts are discussed...
  49. pmc Ethnic differences and the closing of the sex gap in alcohol use among college-bound students
    William R Corbin
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:240-8. 2008
    ..In contrast, for Latinos, particularly Latina women, family characteristics may be an important target for prevention...
  50. pmc Movie smoking exposure and smoking onset: a longitudinal study of mediation processes in a representative sample of U.S. adolescents
    Thomas A Wills
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:269-77. 2008
    ..Tests for gender differences indicated that girls showed larger effects of movie exposure for some variables. Implications for policy and prevention research are discussed...
  51. ncbi How do friends influence smoking uptake? Findings from qualitative interviews with identical twins
    Kim McLeod
    The Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Genet Psychol 169:117-31. 2008
    ..Adolescents and young adults are aware of the messages that smoking can convey to others and exploit these images to construct a social identity...
  52. ncbi What we have learned from the Harvard School Of Public Health College Alcohol Study: focusing attention on college student alcohol consumption and the environmental conditions that promote it
    Henry Wechsler
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:481-90. 2008
    ..In particular, the roles of campus culture, alcohol control policies, enforcement of policies, access, availability, pricing, marketing, and special promotions of alcohol are highlighted...
  53. ncbi Romantic partner and friend influences on young adult cigarette smoking: comparing close others' smoking and injunctive norms over time
    Paul E Etcheverry
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:313-25. 2008
    ..In addition, romantic partner behavior and perceived approval were found to be particularly predictive of smoking, above and beyond the behavior and perceived approval of friends...
  54. ncbi Factors associated with regular marijuana use among high school students: a long-term follow-up study
    Kenneth W Griffin
    Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:225-38. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi Relations of perceived motivational climate and feelings of belonging in physical education in urban schools
    Paul M Wright
    Department of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 105:386-90. 2007
    ..Further research is warranted to assess these findings and to identify what experiences and instructional strategies are most effective in promoting social-emotional outcomes in physical education in urban schools...
  56. ncbi Environment modifies the association between depression symptoms and smoking among adolescents
    Michael O Chaiton
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:420-4. 2007
    ..Contextual effects may be important to understanding the link between smoking and depression in adolescents...
  57. ncbi Perceived marijuana norms and social expectancies among entering college student marijuana users
    Clayton Neighbors
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:433-8. 2008
    ..Results highlight the importance of distinguishing between descriptive and injunctive norms and between marijuana use and related consequences...
  58. ncbi Sociometric status and social drinking: observations of modelling and persuasion in young adult peer groups
    Sander M Bot
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:929-41. 2007
    ..No indications were found that sociometric status had an impact on influence in alcohol consumption within a drinking situation. Features and weaknesses of the study are discussed...
  59. ncbi Effects of naturally existing peer groups on changes in academic engagement in a cohort of sixth graders
    Thomas A Kindermann
    Department of Psychology, Portland State University, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Child Dev 78:1186-203. 2007
    ..Although the magnitude of effects was relatively small, evidence for group influences persisted when controlling for peer selection and the influence of teacher and parent involvement...
  60. ncbi [Volume and profile of alcohol consumption among students and classmates as predictors of aggression and victimization: a multilevel analysis among Swiss adolescents]
    Jean Sebastien Fallu
    Institut de Recherche sur les Addictions, Zurich, Suisse
    Soz Praventivmed 51:363-72. 2006
    ..To test the effects of the volume of alcohol consumption and drinking patterns on alcohol-related aggression and victimization, both at the individual and class levels...
  61. pmc Alcohol use in adolescent twins and affiliation with substance using peers
    Jennifer Hill
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, P O Box 400400, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:81-94. 2008
    ..The association between alcohol use and peer behavior may be a spurious association attributable to a shared genetic liability to drink alcohol and associate with peers who drink alcohol...
  62. pmc Gender differences among young drivers in the association between high-risk driving and substance use/environmental influences
    Michael R Elliott
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Survey Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:252-60. 2006
    ..The primary aim of this article is to assess young drivers' gender differences in the associations between substance use/environmental influences and high-risk driving behavior...
  63. ncbi The impact of current residence and high school drinking on alcohol problems among college students
    Thomas C Harford
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, Boston University, Massachusetts, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:271-9. 2002
    ..This study examines relationships between type of (current) residence, heavy episodic drinking in high school and alcohol-related problems among college students...
  64. ncbi College spring break and alcohol use: effects of spring break activity
    Emily R Grekin
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, 5057 Woodward Avenue, 7th Floor, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:681-8. 2007
    ..and selection (i.e., whether heavy drinkers are more likely to vacation with friends) on the spring break/alcohol consumption relationship...
  65. ncbi Social motives and the interaction between descriptive and injunctive norms in college student drinking
    Christine M Lee
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Box 354694, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:714-21. 2007
    ..e., descriptive norms) and personal alcohol consumption. We also evaluated whether social drinking motives further influence this relationship...
  66. pmc Growing up in a permissive household: what deters at-risk adolescents from heavy drinking?
    Joan S Tucker
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:528-34. 2008
    ..This study identified psychosocial factors that may deter adolescents living in permissive households from heavy drinking in Grades 9 and 11...
  67. ncbi Acute effects of ethanol on social behavior of adolescent and adult rats: role of familiarity of the test situation
    Elena I Varlinskaya
    Developmental Psychobiology, Department of Psychology, Binhamton University, Binghamton, New York 13902 6000, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:1502-11. 2002
    ..These issues may be addressed using sensitive animal tests of social behavior...
  68. pmc Chronic tolerance to the social consequences of ethanol in adolescent and adult Sprague-Dawley rats
    Elena I Varlinskaya
    Center for Developmental Psychobiology, Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York 13902 6000, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 29:23-30. 2007
    ..Adolescents chronically exposed to ethanol developed tolerance to ethanol-induced social facilitation. Animals of both ages likewise developed chronic tolerance to ethanol-induced social inhibition...
  69. ncbi Nicotine self-administration
    K A Perkins
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:S133-7; discussion S139-40. 1999
    ..Overlooked by researchers is the influence of environmental factors, including social facilitation, on smoking or nicotine self-administration; these factors must be the primary cause of smoking relapse ..
  70. ncbi Conditioned food aversions: principles and practices, with special reference to social facilitation
    M H Ralphs
    USDA ARS Poisonous Plant Laboratory, Logan, Utah 84341, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 58:813-20. 1999
    ..body weight; averted animals should be grazed separately from non-averted animals to avoid the influence of social facilitation which can rapidly extinguish aversions...
  71. ncbi The hormonal and behavioral response to group formation, seasonal changes, and restraint stress in the highly social Malayan Flying Fox (Pteropus vampyrus) and the less social Little Golden-mantled Flying Fox (Pteropus pumilus) (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae)
    Deeann M Reeder
    Department of Biology, 5 Cummington Street, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Horm Behav 49:484-500. 2006
    ..vampyrus, would result in elevated glucocorticoids and that social facilitation of breeding and/or male-male competition would result in persistently higher levels of testosterone in ..
  72. ncbi Comparison of larkspur alkaloid extract and lithium chloride in maintaining cattle aversion to larkspur in the field
    M H Ralphs
    Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory, U S Department of Agriculture ARS, Logan, UT 84321
    J Anim Sci 70:1116-20. 1992
    ..more effective in maintaining the aversion when conditioned cattle were subjected to the social pressure (social facilitation) of control cattle eating larkspur...
  73. ncbi Learning to fear and cope with a natural stressor: individually and socially acquired corticosterone and avoidance responses to biting flies
    M Kavaliers
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C2
    Horm Behav 43:99-107. 2003
    ..The social learning was not due to social facilitation or sensitization...
  74. ncbi Acute ethanol withdrawal (hangover) and social behavior in adolescent and adult male and female Sprague-Dawley rats
    Elena I Varlinskaya
    Department of Psychology, Center for Developmental Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:40-50. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether adolescent rats are also less sensitive than adults to hangover-related anxiogenesis when indexed in terms of social inhibition...
  75. ncbi Prognosis for ecosystem recovery following rodent eradication and seabird restoration in an island archipelago
    Holly P Jones
    Yale University, 370 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Ecol Appl 20:1204-16. 2010
    ..Seabird augmentation, through chick translocation and/or social facilitation with decoys, vocalization playbacks, and/or mirrors can supplement passive seabird recovery on islands ..
  76. ncbi Social communication about unpalatable foods in tamarins (Saguinus oedipus)
    Charles T Snowdon
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706 1696, USA
    J Comp Psychol 117:142-8. 2003
    Many monkeys show social facilitation in sampling novel, palatable foods but not in avoiding unpalatable foods...
  77. ncbi Efficacy of maintenance treatment approaches for childhood overweight: a randomized controlled trial
    Denise E Wilfley
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    JAMA 298:1661-73. 2007
    ..No trials for childhood overweight have examined maintenance interventions to augment the effects of initial weight loss programs...
  78. pmc Adult transition from at-risk drinking to alcohol dependence: the relationship of family history and drinking motives
    Cheryl L Beseler
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:607-16. 2008
    ..The focus of this study is the conjoint, prospective examination of these risk factors in a 10-year longitudinal study of adults who were at-risk drinkers at baseline...
  79. pmc The enduring influence of drinking motives on alcohol consumption after fateful trauma
    Cheryl L Beseler
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1004-10. 2011
    ..This event constitutes a natural experiment for studying the effects of previously measured drinking motives on alcohol consumption after fateful trauma...
  80. ncbi Acute effects of ethanol on behavior of adolescent rats: role of social context
    E I Varlinskaya
    Center for Developmental Psychobiology, Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, New York 13902 6000, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:377-85. 2001
    ..of alcohol at this age is based on its ability to facilitate certain forms of social behavior (social facilitation)...
  81. ncbi More than just not being alone: the number, nature, and complementarity of meal-time social interactions influence food intake in hospitalized elderly patients
    Catherine Paquet
    Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Gerontologist 48:603-11. 2008
    This study evaluated the social facilitation of elderly patients' food intake beyond the presence of mealtime companions by assessing various relationships...
  82. ncbi Effect of family-style meals on energy intake and risk of malnutrition in dutch nursing home residents: a randomized controlled trial
    Kristel A N D Nijs
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:935-42. 2006
    b>Social facilitation and meal ambiance have beneficial effects on food intake in healthy adults. Extrapolation to the nursing home setting may lead to less malnutrition among the residents...
  83. ncbi Adverse influence of social facilitation and learning context in training cattle to avoid eating larkspur
    M H Ralphs
    USDA ARS Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory, Logan, UT 84321
    J Anim Sci 68:1944-52. 1990
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine whether social facilitation will extinguish an aversion to larkspur (a poisonous plant on mountain rangelands) and to determine whether ..
  84. ncbi Social facilitation of selective mortality
    Mark I McCormick
    School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Ecology 88:1562-70. 2007
    ..How this spatial and temporal patchiness in predator pressure interacts with spatial patchiness of recruiting prey will have a major influence on the resulting distribution of juveniles and their phenotypic traits...
  85. ncbi Competition and performance on a computer-based complex perceptual-motor task
    S Worchel
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 4235, USA
    Hum Factors 39:410-6. 1997
    ..The results are discussed in terms of social facilitation theory, according to which competition facilitates dominant responses, which helps high-skill trainees but ..
  86. ncbi Differences in social and vocal behavior between left- and right-handed common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)
    Dianne J Gordon
    Centre for Neuroscience and Animal Behavior, School of Science and Technology, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2350, Australia
    J Comp Psychol 124:402-11. 2010
    ..This effect of social facilitation was significantly greater for right- than left-handed individuals...
  87. pmc Social intelligence in the spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta)
    Kay E Holekamp
    Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:523-38. 2007
    ..However, hyenas appear to rely more intensively than primates on social facilitation and simple rules of thumb in social decision making...
  88. ncbi Social behaviors as determined by different arrangements of social consequences: diffusion of responsibility effects with competition
    Bernard Guerin
    Psychology Department, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
    J Soc Psychol 143:313-29. 2003
    According to a recently proposed synthesis, social loafing, social facilitation, and deindividuation can be viewed as different ways of arranging social consequences (B. Guerin, 1999)...
  89. ncbi Novel object exploration in ravens (Corvus corax): effects of social relationships
    Mareike Stöwe
    Konrad Lorenz Research Station, A 4645 Grunau 11, Austria
    Behav Processes 73:68-75. 2006
    ..In the social setting we focussed on the effects of social relationships on social facilitation during the approach to novel objects...
  90. pmc Integrated Theory of Health Behavior Change: background and intervention development
    Polly Ryan
    Self management Science Center, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Froedtert Hospital, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 23:161-70; quiz 171-2. 2009
    ..enhanced by fostering knowledge and beliefs, increasing self-regulation skills and abilities, and enhancing social facilitation. Engagement in self-management behaviors is seen as the proximal outcome influencing the long-term distal ..
  91. ncbi What didTriplett really find? A contemporary analysis of the first experiment in social psychology
    Michael J Strube
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Psychol 118:271-86. 2005
    ..factors in pacemaking and competition," this oft-cited article began the serious investigation of social facilitation. This area of research now numbers in the hundreds of published works, includes the study of humans and ..
  92. ncbi Expectancy influences the operation of personality on behavior
    Sarah Fischer
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 17:108-14. 2003
    ..Study 1 found that positive expectancies for social facilitation from drinking moderated the effect of extraversion on drinking behavior among undergraduate men and women...
  93. ncbi Look at me, I'm happy and creative: The effect of impression management on behavior in social presence
    Liad Uziel
    Psychology Department, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:1591-602. 2010
    ..To decide between these approaches, two experiments utilized a social facilitation paradigm, whereby task performance was compared between an alone and a public condition...
  94. pmc The relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder and smoking outcome expectancies among U.S. military veterans who served since September 11, 2001
    Patrick S Calhoun
    VA Mid Atlantic Region Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:303-8. 2011
    ..48), stimulation (d = 0.61), taste/sensorimotor manipulation aspects of smoking (d = 0.73), and social facilitation (d = 0.61)...
  95. ncbi Social anxiety and alcohol use: evaluation of the moderating and mediating effects of alcohol expectancies
    A Meade Eggleston
    The Ohio State University, 1885 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:33-49. 2004
    ..variables included positive and negative alcohol outcome expectancies as well as expectancies specific to social facilitation. Consistent with a self-presentation model of shyness, social anxiety was related to decreased drinking...
  96. ncbi Influence of environmental factors on food intake and choice of beverage during meals in teenagers: a laboratory study
    Sandrine Peneau
    INSERM U557, INRA U1125, CNAM EA3200, Universite Paris 13, CRNH IdF, Unite de Recherche en Epidemiologie Nutritionnelle, Bobigny, France
    Br J Nutr 102:1854-9. 2009
    ..We concluded that, in teenagers, a 'social inhibition' effect appears rather than the 'social facilitation' previously reported in adults...
  97. ncbi Social context and consumption of unfamiliar foods by capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) over repeated encounters
    E Visalberghi
    Istituto di Psicologia, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome, Italy
    Am J Primatol 45:367-80. 1998
    ..We conclude that 1) foods remain unfamiliar to capuchins only for the first few encounters, 2) social facilitation of consumption of unfamiliar foods is of limited duration, and 3) individuals consumed equivalent amounts ..
  98. ncbi Situating alcohol use and delinquency within developmental and societal context: the case of Korean youth
    Ji Min Lee
    Department of Family and Housing Studies, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsanbuk do 712 749, S Korea
    J Adolesc 30:835-81. 2007
    ..values; and (d) revealed that perceived benefits of alcohol use and delinquency include not only social facilitation but also exploration and assertion of independence, suggesting a potential connection, as in Western ..
  99. ncbi What are the major correlates of macronutrient selection in Western populations?
    J M de Castro
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta 30303 3083, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 58:755-63. 1999
    ..This increased intake occurs as the result of: environmental factors such as social facilitation and the time of day, week or lunar phase; subjective factors such as hunger and elation; individual ..
  100. ncbi Social transmission of novel foraging behavior in bats: frog calls and their referents
    Rachel A Page
    Section of Integrative Biology, University Station C0930, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    Curr Biol 16:1201-5. 2006
    ..in which a bat inexperienced with the novel association was allowed to observe an experienced bat; (b) social facilitation, in which two inexperienced bats were presented with the experimental task together; and (c) trial-and-..
  101. pmc Social interactions and 50 kHz ultrasonic vocalizations in adolescent and adult rats
    Amanda R Willey
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University SUNY, Binghamton, NY 13902, USA
    Behav Brain Res 202:122-9. 2009
    ..To explore the role of hedonic affect in ethanol-induced social facilitation, this study assessed 50 kHz ultrasonic vocalizations (USVs) in pair-housed adolescent (P29-37) and adult (..

Research Grants63

  1. TELEPHONE BASED COPING PROGRAM FOR RURAL PEOPLE WITH HIV
    Timothy Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  2. Telephone-Delivered Coping Improvement Intervention for HIV-Infected Older Adults
    Timothy Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Clustering of underage alcohol use in communities and its contextual influences
    Beth Reboussin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This information will have importance by disclosing what contextual factors should be targeted in future community-wide prevention and intervention efforts. ..
  4. Religiosity and Adolescent Alcohol Use
    Thomas Wills; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results will have implications for understanding the mechanism of relationships between religiosity and alcohol use, and will have implications for design of prevention programs in school or community settings. ..
  5. THE LONG-TERM IMPACT OF A NETWORK OUTREACH INTERVENTION
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The data will also used to examine associations between characteristics of sex partners and personal networks to describe sexual mixing patterns of this population. ..
  6. Efficacy of a m-Health Self-Management Intervention
    Polly Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..New knowledge suggests enhancing knowledge and beliefs, self-regulation skill and abilities, and social facilitation leads to self- management and improved health outcomes...
  7. Ontogeny of Response to Ethanol After Prenatal Ethanol
    Norman E Spear; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..ethanol exposure for an established activating effect of ethanol during adolescence, ethanol- induced social facilitation. In view of the apparent role of the endogenous opioid system in ethanol ingestion, ethanol reinforcement ..
  8. Age differences in ethanol discrimination: Role of GABA-A and NMDA receptors
    RACHEL IVY ANDERSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of ethanol's properties, including greater sensitivity of adolescents than adults to ethanol-induced social facilitation, but attenuated sensitivity to ethanol- induced motor impairment, sedation, and dysphoria...
  9. Applying Behavioral Economics and EMA to Physical Activity and Marijuana Use
    R Lorraine Collins; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..3) To examine the extent to which social facilitation of PA/exercise (i.e...
  10. Childhood Obesity Treatment: A Maintenance Approach
    DENISE ELLA WILFLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our present R01 is designed to test the efficacy of an enhanced social facilitation maintenance treatment (SFM+) for overweight children and their families...
  11. STIMULUS PROPERTIES OF ANXIOLYTICS IN HUMANS
    Chris Ellyn Johanson; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..One series of studies will examine the role of divided dosing, pharmacological pretreatment, social facilitation. Further, stimulant drugs (e.g...
  12. SOCIAL INFLUENCES ON DEVELOPMENT OF FEEDING BEHAVIOR
    RAZVAN TUCULESCU; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..The study will cover the effects of social facilitation and observational learning under different social conditions...
  13. PREVENTIVE ONCOLOGY ACADEMIC AWARD
    Nell Gottlieb; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..project "A Competition Strategy for Worksite Smoking Behavior" tests the impact of low and high social facilitation on the proportion of employees who volunteer for a self-help smoking cessation program (program penetration)..
  14. Tailored Computerized Intervention for Behavior Change
    Polly Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..determine feasibility of recruitment and retention procedures, and evaluate use of a method to enhance social facilitation. Using a 2-group longitudinal design, a total of 160 women will be recruited and randomly assigned to a ..
  15. HIV Prevention and Adherence Intervention for HIV Positives and Partners in India
    CARL A contact LATKIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: This proposal has high public relevance due to the low rates of HIV medication adherence found in many impoverished communities domestically and internationally. ..
  16. A Network & Dyad HIV Prevention Intervention for Intravenous Drug User
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Main outcome measures will be self-reported sex and injection risk behaviors. Self-reports will be cross-validated by urinalysis of STIs. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. RCT of Russian IDU Peer Network HIV Prevent Intervention
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Female Anti-Problem Drinking Group & Campus Initiatives
    Joseph LaBrie; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Campus awareness will increase and campus culture will be changed. Evaluation/analysis plan is included. ..
  19. Network HIV Prevention Intervention for Drug Users
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. The Role of Peer Relations on Youth Eating and Choices of Activities
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this study may improve understanding of barriers to weight loss in overweight youths and past non-adherence to health recommendations. ..
  21. Personalized Feedback Intervention for Marijuana Use
    Christine Lee; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. A Social Cognitive Theory of Personality and Smoking
    Daniel Cervone; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The work thus speaks not only to the long-term goal of predicting individual differences in smoking and cessation, but also the goal of tailoring interventions to be of maximum benefit to individual participants. ..
  23. YOUNG CHILDREN'S VULNERABILITY TO SUBSTANCE USE
    Thomas Wills; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  24. Peer Influence on Eating Behavior in Overweight and Normal Weight Youths
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study is designed to understand differences in responses to the social and food environment between overweight and non overweight youths. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Telephone Intervention /Depressed Older Adults /HIV/AIDS
    Timothy Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  26. Drug Involvement in Context: Quantitative Perspectives
    Beth Reboussin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. A Coping Intervention for HIV-Infected Older Adults
    Timothy Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Stepped Care for Mandated College Students
    Brian Borsari; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Longitudinal Methodology and Alcohol Use
    Kristina Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. BUILDING PREVENTIVE GROUP NORMS IN URBAN MIDDLE SCHOOLS
    Jean Schensul; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Years 4 and 5 will be utilized to collect the final outcome assessment data, to analyze and triangulate data and to finalize curriculum and publications. ..
  31. 12-Step Facilitation for the Dually Diagnosed
    Michael Bogenschutz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Childhood Determinants of Adolescent / Adult Drug Use
    Judith S Brook; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Identification of childhood and adolescent factors that can exacerbate the impact of substance use consequences on later adult functioning would provide additional information necessary for effective treatment efforts. ..
  33. 2/2-Preventing Eating Disorders and Reducing Comorbidity
    DENISE ELLA WILFLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If so, this finding, combined with our previous research would have a major public health impact on reducing eating disorder rates. ..
  34. PATHWAYS TO HIGH RISK DRUG ABUSE AMONG URBAN YOUTH
    Jean Schensul; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  35. Building End-of-Life Science through Positive Human Strengths and Traits
    Barbara Daly; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A thorough evaluation of the activities and milestones will assist us to measure our success and promote the sustainability of the BEST Center. ..
  36. Club Drug Use in Young, Low Income Women
    Z Wu; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These study methods and findings will be used to design a randomized controlled trial of these prevention strategies in our family I planning population of 27,000 patient visits annually. ..
  37. " Evaluating a Microeconomic Intervention for High Risk Women in India"
    SUSAN GAIL SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Ultimately, the evaluation will provide the cost effectiveness of such an intervention as well as the impact on HIV/STI incidence and risky behaviors. ..
  38. Brief Intervention to Reduce Drinking among Batterers
    David Strong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If it is effective, this brief alcohol treatment can be readily integrated into existing batterer intervention programs. ..
  39. SOUTH AFRICAN MEN HEALTH PROMOTION PROJECT
    JOHN BARTON JEMMOTT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover, it will contribute to scientific knowledge about the kinds of men with whom it is most efficacious and the factors that account for its efficacy. ..
  40. Improving Mental Health Outcomes of Child Brain Injury
    Shari L Wade; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings will shed light on treatment processes and mechanisms by identifying factors that mediate and moderate treatment response. ..
  41. Individual. Parnet, and School-Level Protective Factors in Early Adolescence
    ALBERT FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Real-time Assessment of Autonomy in Smoking Cessation
    Geoffrey Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. FAMILY-PEER LINKAGES FOR SIBLINGS AT RISK
    JOANN SHORTT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Determining whether siblings growing up in the same family are at risk or protected differentially from poor peer outcomes will greatly contribute to our understanding of the individuals in peer relations. ..
  44. DESIGNING INTERVENTIONS FOR INNER-CITY AGGRESSIVE GIRLS
    Stephen Leff; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  45. A Classroom-based Relational Aggression Intervention
    Stephen Leff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Language/theory/food conception and eating behavior
    JULIE LUMENG; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of the proposed experiments will lead to the development of an intervention program to alter children's food preferences and eating behavior that will be tested in subsequent studies. ..
  47. The Role of Urgency in Problem Drinking and Binge Eating
    Sarah Fischer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Similarly, specific expectancies for eating will correlate with binge eating, but not with either drinking or drinking expectancies. ..
  48. Cardiac-Related Mortality with Atypical Antipsychotics
    DEANNA KELLY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study is important as data on long-term health outcomes with atypical antipsychotics is lacking from the literature. ..
  49. Reducing college drinking: Testing a town/gown coalition
    CYNTHIA BUETTNER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The relationships between coalition activities, environmental contexts, high risk drinking behavior, and off-campus student disturbances will be modeled. ..
  50. Reducing eating disorder risk factors in female college athletes: A pilot study
    Carolyn Becker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..e., cognitive dissonance prevention and healthy weight prevention) can be used to reduce eating disorder risk factors in female college athletes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Mechanisms and Moderators of Behavior Change in Alcoholics Anonymous
    John Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Reducing High-Risk College Drinking Environments
    John Clapp; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed research program is designed to systematically address gaps in the literature concerning environmental prevention among college students. ..
  53. Substance Use Consequences of School Disengagement
    Kimberly Henry; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Chlorhexidine and Pneumonia in Nursing Home Residents
    Catherine Binkley; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results of the proposed research will serve as the basis for the design and submission of an investigator-initiated research proposal before the end of the award. ..
  55. NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Therefore the findings from this study will be highly credible and should impact significantly on treatment recommendations for this impaired population. ..
  56. Risk Factors for Persistent Self Injury
    Patricia Kurtz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition to maximizing developmental outcomes for the child, early identification/prevention of SIB can avoid years of daily strife that can so negatively impact the entire family. ..
  57. Intensive Communication for Chronically Critically Ill
    Barbara Daly; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..ethnicity); (e) What are the key process characteristics of communication in ICS? ..
  58. Screening & Brief Intervention of Problem Drinking Women
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposed targeted study of women responds to PA-02-168, which seeks research on screening and interventions in medical settings, and builds upon our previous research on brief interventions for pregnant women. ..
  59. Club Drugs/Resource Inequity/Health Risk in Urban Youth
    Jean Schensul; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The study promises to produce new analytic and theoretical insights into the diffusion of new drugs into already saturated urban youth drug markets and the consequences of their use. ..