Keck School Faculty

Jennifer B Unger

Jennifer B Unger

Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences
Associate Training Director
Director of the PhD Program in Health Behavior Research
SSB 302 2001 N. Soto Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

University of Southern California: Southern California Studies Center Junior Faculty Award for Research on Southern California, 1998

Jacobs Institute of Women's Health: Ortho Pharmaceutical Scholar in Women's Health, 1997

Jacobs Institute of Women's Health: Ortho Pharmaceutical Scholar in Women's Health, 1997

Scalable surveillance of e-cigarette products on Instagram and TikTok using computer vision Nicotine Tob Res. 2023 Nov 08. . View in PubMed

Spanish-language tobacco-related posts on Twitter: content analysis Nicotine Tob Res. 2023 Nov 06. . View in PubMed

Effects of a nicotine warning label and vaping cessation resources on young adults' perceptions of pro-vaping instagram influencer posts Addict Behav. 2023 Oct 11; 149:107888. . View in PubMed

The Differential Experience of COVID-19 on Asian American Subgroups: The Los Angeles Pandemic Surveillance Cohort Study J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2023 Oct 11. . View in PubMed

Characteristics associated with attitudes and behaviors towards mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic: The Trojan Pandemic Response Initiative BMC Public Health. 2023 Oct 11; 23(1):1968. . View in PubMed

Examining the peer-reviewed literature on tobacco-related social media data: scoping review Nicotine Tob Res. 2023 Oct 05. . View in PubMed

Oral Nicotine Gum Discussions On Twitter: Content Analysis Nicotine Tob Res. 2023 Oct 04. . View in PubMed

A statewide study of disparities in local policies and tobacco, vape, and cannabis retail environments Prev Med Rep. 2023 Oct; 35:102373. . View in PubMed

Examining tobacco-related social media research in government policy documents: systematic review Nicotine Tob Res. 2023 Sep 15. . View in PubMed

Pandemic-related life changes and adolescent initiation of cannabis and tobacco/nicotine use Addict Behav. 2023 Sep; 144:107724. . View in PubMed

Monitoring website marketing among leading e-cigarette brands and vendors in California: content analysis Tob Control. 2023 Aug 29. . View in PubMed

Cultural Stress Profiles: Describing Different Typologies of Migration Related and Cultural Stressors among Hispanic or Latino Youth J Youth Adolesc. 2023 Aug; 52(8):1632-1646. . View in PubMed

Application of Protection Motivation Theory to COVID-19 vaccination among a predominantly Hispanic sample of adolescents Prev Med Rep. 2023 Aug; 34:102245. . View in PubMed

Sexual and Gender Identity Disparities in Nicotine and Tobacco Use Susceptibility and Prevalence: Disaggregating Emerging Identities Among Adolescents from California, USA Nicotine Tob Res. 2023 Jul 26. . View in PubMed

Gene-environment interplay linking perceived parental supervision and peer drunkenness with Chinese adolescent alcohol initiation Child Dev. 2023 Jul-Aug; 94(4):853-864. . View in PubMed

Adolescent use and co-use of tobacco and cannabis in California: The roles of local policy and density of tobacco, vape, and cannabis retailers around schools Prev Med Rep. 2023 Jun; 33:102198. . View in PubMed

E-Cigarette-Related Health Beliefs Expressed on Twitter Within the US. AJPM Focus. 2023 Jun; 2(2):100067. . View in PubMed

Perceived Negative Political Climate Among Hispanic/Latino Adolescents Before and After the 2020 US. Presidential Election: Associations with Internalizing Symptoms and Substance Use. Int J Intercult Relat. 2023 May; 94. . View in PubMed

Young adults' beliefs about modern oral nicotine products: Implications for uptake in nonvapers, dual use with e-cigarettes, and use to reduce/quit vaping Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2023 Apr; 31(2):455-463. . View in PubMed

Correction: A Text Messaging-Based Support Intervention to Enhance Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention Adherence During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial JMIR Res Protoc. 2023 Mar 17; 12:e47124. . View in PubMed

Adverse Childhood Experiences, Acculturation, and Risky Sexual Behaviors in Hispanic Young Adults: Findings from Project RED J Sex Res. 2023 Mar 06; 1-14. . View in PubMed

Associations of alternative cannabis product use and poly-use with subsequent illicit drug use initiation during adolescence Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2023 Mar 03. . View in PubMed

Cartoon marketing exposure decreases perceived risks of e-cigarette use in adolescents Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2023 Feb 09. . View in PubMed

The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Problematic Alcohol and Drug Use Trajectories and the Moderating Role of Social Support Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 Feb 06; 20(4). . View in PubMed

Crisis Migration Adverse Childhood Events: A New Category of Youth Adversity for Crisis Migrant Children and Adolescents Res Child Adolesc Psychopathol. 2023 Jan 10. . View in PubMed

Correlates of COVID-19 vaccination status among college students J Am Coll Health. 2023 Jan 03; 1-3. . View in PubMed

Monitoring the Official YouTube Channels of E-Cigarette Companies: A Thematic Analysis Health Educ Behav. 2023 10; 50(5):677-682. . View in PubMed

E-cigarette brands and social media influencers on Instagram: a social network analysis Tob Control. 2023 08; 32(e2):e184-e191. . View in PubMed

E-cigarette use and promotion by social media influencers during videogame play on Twitch Tob Control. 2023 07; 32(4):526-527. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of a COVID-19 rapid antigen testing program among student athletes in a public high school district Eval Program Plann. 2023 06; 98:102280. . View in PubMed

COVID-19 Testing in Schools: Perspectives of School Administrators, Teachers, Parents, and Students in Southern California Health Promot Pract. 2023 03; 24(2):350-359. . View in PubMed

Price promotion receipt and use progression of any tobacco, cigarettes, e-cigarettes and cigars among US youth between 2016 and 2018 Tob Control. 2023 03; 32(2):225-232. . View in PubMed

Effect of a hypothetical modified risk tobacco product claim on heated tobacco product use intention and perceptions in young adults Tob Control. 2023 01; 32(1):42-50. . View in PubMed

Electronic cigarette use intensity measurement challenges and regulatory implications Tob Control. 2023 01; 32(1):124-129. . View in PubMed

Hypothetical flavour ban and intention to vape among vape shop customers: the role of flavour preference and e-cigarette dependence Tob Control. 2023 01; 32(1):110-113. . View in PubMed

A Text Messaging-Based Support Intervention to Enhance Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention Adherence During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial JMIR Res Protoc. 2023 01 30; 12:e41170. . View in PubMed

Describing Memes Referencing Vaping: Thematic Analysis Subst Use Misuse. 2023; 58(2):306-310. . View in PubMed

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people with and without pre-existing mental health problems Sci Rep. 2023 04 14; 13(1):6111. . View in PubMed

Multilevel perspectives on school-based opportunities to improve HPV vaccination among medically underserved adolescents: Beyond school entry mandates Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2023 08 01; 19(2):2251815. . View in PubMed

An Analysis of Twitter Posts About the US. Food and Drug Administration's Menthol Ban. Nicotine Tob Res. 2023 04 06; 25(5):962-966. . View in PubMed

Trust in science and scientists among university students, staff, and faculty of a large, diverse university in Los Angeles during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trojan Pandemic Response Initiative BMC Public Health. 2023 03 30; 23(1):601. . View in PubMed

Examining multilevel influences on parental HPV vaccine hesitancy among multiethnic communities in Los Angeles: a qualitative analysis BMC Public Health. 2023 03 22; 23(1):545. . View in PubMed

Should Tobacco-Related Marketing on Social Media Have Stronger Restrictions? Commentary. Subst Use Misuse. 2023; 58(12):1615-1619.. View in PubMed

Mental Health and Physical Complaints of German Children and Adolescents before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 03 02; 20(5). . View in PubMed

Frequency of social media use and exposure to tobacco or nicotine-related content in association with E-cigarette use among youth: A cross-sectional and longitudinal survey analysis Prev Med Rep. 2022 Dec; 30:102055. . View in PubMed

Differences in intention to use flavored oral nicotine products among young adult e-cigarette users and non-users Prev Med Rep. 2022 Dec; 30:102027. . View in PubMed

Changes in sexual identity and substance use during young adulthood Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 Dec 01; 241:109674. . View in PubMed

Smoking prevalence among Asian Americans: Associations with education, acculturation, and gender Prev Med Rep. 2022 Dec; 30:102035. . View in PubMed

An Assessment of Vape Shop Products in California before and after Implementation of FDA and State Regulations Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Nov 28; 19(23). . View in PubMed

A qualitative analysis of internal medicine residents' experience with substance use disorder education and training: a pilot study J Addict Dis. 2022 Nov 04; 1-8. . View in PubMed

Associations between living in localities with e-cigarette sales restrictions and e-cigarette use change among young adults in Los Angeles County Tob Control. 2022 Nov; 31(Suppl 3):s187-s196. . View in PubMed

Lifetime personal cigarette smoking and risk of young-onset breast cancer by subtype among non-Hispanic Black and White women in the Young Women's Health History Study Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2022 Oct; 195(3):353-366. . View in PubMed

Themes in e-liquid concept names as a marketing tactic: evidence from Premarket Tobacco Product Applications in the USA Tob Control. 2022 Sep 28. . View in PubMed

COVID-19 booster vaccine attitudes and behaviors among university students and staff in the United States: The USC Trojan pandemic research Initiative Prev Med Rep. 2022 Aug; 28:101866. . View in PubMed

Cultural stress, daily well-being, and internalizing and externalizing symptoms among Hispanic college students J Couns Psychol. 2022 Jul; 69(4):416-429. . View in PubMed

Noticing people, discounts and non-tobacco flavours in e-cigarette ads may increase e-cigarette product appeal among non-tobacco-using young adults Tob Control. 2022 Jun 07. . View in PubMed

Healthcare workers benefit from second dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine: Effects of partial and full vaccination on sick leave duration and symptoms Public Health Pract (Oxf). 2022 Jun; 3:100247. . View in PubMed

Characteristics associated with COVID-19 vaccination status among staff and faculty of a large, diverse University in Los Angeles: The Trojan Pandemic Response Initiative Prev Med Rep. 2022 Jun; 27:101802. . View in PubMed

Changes in smoking prevalence and perception of smoking on campus before and after a smoke-free university campus policy J Am Coll Health. 2022 May-Jun; 70(4):973-977. . View in PubMed

Associations between network-level acculturation, individual-level acculturation, and substance use among Hispanic adolescents J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2022 Apr-Jun; 21(2):439-456. . View in PubMed

Tobacco and cannabis use advertisements targeting adolescents and young adults on Snapchat in 2019 Prev Med Rep. 2022 Apr; 26:101758. . View in PubMed

E-cigarettes and nicotine abstinence: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials Eur Respir Rev. 2022 Mar 31; 31(163). . View in PubMed

Hand Therapy Patients' Psychosocial Symptomology and Interests in Mindfulness: A Cross-Sectional Study Can J Occup Ther. 2022 Mar; 89(1):44-50. . View in PubMed

Regulation of Cannabis Retailers: Facilitating Responsible Adult Use and Promoting Health Equity While Preventing Access to Minors Am J Public Health. 2022 11; 112(11):1532-1534. . View in PubMed

Adverse childhood experiences and sleep difficulties among young adult college students J Sleep Res. 2022 10; 31(5):e13595. . View in PubMed

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Intimate Partner Violence; Findings From a Community Sample of Hispanic Young Adults J Interpers Violence. 2022 10; 37(19-20):NP18291-NP18316. . View in PubMed

Exposure to E-Cigarette Product Placement in Music Videos Is Associated With Vaping Among Young Adults Health Educ Behav. 2022 08; 49(4):639-646. . View in PubMed

Patterns and mediators of racial and ethnic disparities in COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among young adults Prev Med. 2022 06; 159:107077. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of a COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Program in a Supervised Community Distance Learning Setting for K-8 Students J Sch Health. 2022 05; 92(5):445-451. . View in PubMed

Acculturation discrepancy and mental health associations among Hispanic childhood cancer survivors and their parents Psychooncology. 2022 05; 31(5):761-769. . View in PubMed

Acculturation, Mental Health, and Wellbeing Among Hispanic/Latinx Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2022 04; 11(2):223-228. . View in PubMed

Project SUN: Pilot Study of a Culturally Adapted Smoking Cessation Curriculum for American Indian Youth J Drug Educ. 2022 03; 51(1-2):10-31. . View in PubMed

Perceived Discrimination, Coping Styles, and Internalizing Symptoms Among a Community Sample of Hispanic and Somali Adolescents J Adolesc Health. 2022 03; 70(3):488-495. . View in PubMed

E-cigarette use among Hispanics: Reducing risk or recruiting new tobacco users? Addict Behav. 2022 02; 125:107149.. View in PubMed

Monitoring Health Effects of Vaping Discussed on Twitter in 2018 and 2019 J Gen Intern Med. 2022 02; 37(3):673-675. . View in PubMed

Antenatal depressive symptoms in Kenyan women living with HIV: contributions of recent HIV diagnosis, stigma, and partner violence AIDS Care. 2022 01; 34(1):69-77. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal change in adolescent hope among recent immigrant Latinx adolescents: Links with adolescent and parent cultural stress, family functioning, emotional well-being, and behavioral health Child Dev. 2022 01; 93(1):e87-e102. . View in PubMed

A Machine Learning Approach to Identify Predictors of Frequent Vaping and Vulnerable Californian Youth Subgroups Nicotine Tob Res. 2022 06 15; 24(7):1028-1036. . View in PubMed

Effects of Vaping Prevention Messages on Electronic Vapor Product Beliefs, Perceived Harms, and Behavioral Intentions among Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 10 30; 19(21). . View in PubMed

¡Pásale!: Gaining Entrance to Conduct Research and Practice With Recent Hispanic Immigrants: Lessons Learned From the COPAL Study Front Public Health. 2022; 10:879101. . View in PubMed

Ice Flavor-Related Discussions on Twitter: Content Analysis J Med Internet Res. 2022 11 30; 24(11):e41785. . View in PubMed

Factors associated with parents' willingness to vaccinate their children against COVID-19: The LA pandemic surveillance cohort study AIMS Public Health. 2022; 9(3):482-489. . View in PubMed

Smoking-related psychosocial beliefs and justifications among smokers in India: Findings from Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) India Surveys BMC Public Health. 2022 09 13; 22(1):1738. . View in PubMed

Associations between Local Jurisdiction Ordinances and Current Use of Cannabis Products in California Adolescents Subst Use Misuse. 2022; 57(3):373-379. . View in PubMed

Differences in Young Adults' Perceptions of and Willingness to Use Nicotine Pouches by Tobacco Use Status Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 02 25; 19(5). . View in PubMed

Substance and Behavioral Addictions among American Indian and Alaska Native Populations Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 03 03; 19(5). . View in PubMed

Adolescent Use of Flavored Non-Tobacco Oral Nicotine Products Pediatrics. 2022 09 01; 150(3). . View in PubMed

Reply to: "Nicotine or tobacco abstinence? " Eur Respir Rev. 2022 12 31; 31(166).. View in PubMed

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Smoking and Circulating Sex Hormone Levels Among Premenopausal Women Nicotine Tob Res. 2022 10 26; 24(11):1705-1713. . View in PubMed

Lucy-Novel Flavored Nicotine Gum, Lozenges, and Pouches: Are They Misleading Consumers? Subst Use Misuse. 2022; 57(8):1328-1331.. View in PubMed

Effects of multiple adverse childhood experiences on substance use in young adults: A review of the literature Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 05 01; 234:109407. . View in PubMed

Twitter Surveillance at the Intersection of the Triangulum Nicotine Tob Res. 2022 01 01; 24(1):118-124. . View in PubMed

Sociodemographic differences in young adults' recall of tobacco and cannabis marketing online and in television/film Prev Med Rep. 2021 Dec; 24:101592. . View in PubMed

Initial Efficacy of a Community-Derived Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Latinx Parents and their Children J Immigr Minor Health. 2021 Oct; 23(5):993-1000. . View in PubMed

A Parallel Process Model of Integration and Multidimensional Prosocial Behaviors in Recent Immigrant US. Latinx Adolescents. Psychol Rep. 2021 Jun; 124(3):1237-1267. . View in PubMed

Directional Effects in Cultural Identity: A Family Systems Approach for Immigrant Latinx Families J Youth Adolesc. 2021 May; 50(5):965-977. . View in PubMed

Correction: General Audience Engagement With Antismoking Public Health Messages Across Multiple Social Media Sites: Comparative Analysis JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2021 Feb 24; 7(2):e28131. . View in PubMed

Sexual and Gender Minority Young Adult Coping Disparities During the COVID-19 Pandemic J Adolesc Health. 2021 11; 69(5):746-753. . View in PubMed

The impact of childhood trauma on substance use trajectories from adolescence to adulthood: Findings from a longitudinal Hispanic cohort study Child Abuse Negl. 2021 10; 120:105200. . View in PubMed

Association between federal and California state policy violation among vape shops and neighbourhood composition in Southern California Tob Control. 2021 09; 30(5):567-569. . View in PubMed

Psychometric evaluation of the perceived context of reception scale among Hispanic and Somali adolescents J Clin Psychol. 2021 06; 77(6):1443-1452. . View in PubMed

Identifying message content to reduce vaping: Results from online message testing trials in young adult tobacco users Addict Behav. 2021 04; 115:106778. . View in PubMed

Prevalence, Co-Occurrence, and Correlates of Substance and Behavioral Addictions Among American Indian Adolescents in California J Drug Educ. 2021 03; 50(1-2):31-44. . View in PubMed

E-cigarette and cigarette purchasing among young adults before and after implementation of California's tobacco 21 policy Tob Control. 2021 03; 30(2):206-211. . View in PubMed

Presentation, Management, and Outcomes Across the Rural-Urban Continuum for Hepatocellular Carcinoma JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2021 02; 5(1). . View in PubMed

E-cigarette use susceptibility among youth in Mexico: The roles of remote acculturation, parenting behaviors, and internet use frequency Addict Behav. 2021 02; 113:106688. . View in PubMed

Toward a micro-level perspective on acculturation among US. Hispanic college students: A daily diary study. J Clin Psychol. 2021 01; 77(1):121-144. . View in PubMed

Adverse Childhood Experiences Among 3 Generations of Latinx Youth Am J Prev Med. 2021 01; 60(1):20-28. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of Young Adult Vaping, Substance Vaped, and Purchase Location Across Five Categories of Vaping Devices Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 05 04; 23(5):829-835. . View in PubMed

Impact of California's tobacco and cannabis policies on the retail availability of little cigars/cigarillos and blunt wraps Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 11 01; 228:109064. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of disposable pod use and consumer preference for e-cigarette product characteristics among vape shop customers in Southern California: a cross-sectional study BMJ Open. 2021 10 05; 11(10):e049604. . View in PubMed

Cultural Stress in the Age of Mass Xenophobia: Perspectives from Latin/o Adolescents Int J Intercult Relat. 2021 Jan; 80:217-230. . View in PubMed

Opioid knowledge and perceptions among Hispanic/Latino residents in Los Angeles Subst Abus. 2021; 42(4):603-609. . View in PubMed

Difficulty Regulating Social Media Content of Age-Restricted Products: Comparing JUUL's Official Twitter Timeline and Social Media Content About JUUL JMIR Infodemiology. 2021 Jan-Dec; 1(1):e29011. . View in PubMed

Topics of Nicotine-Related Discussions on Twitter: Infoveillance Study J Med Internet Res. 2021 06 07; 23(6):e25579. . View in PubMed

Childhood Trauma and Prescription Drug Misuse in a College Population Subst Use Misuse. 2021; 56(1):140-144. . View in PubMed

General Audience Engagement With Antismoking Public Health Messages Across Multiple Social Media Sites: Comparative Analysis JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2021 02 19; 7(2):e24429. . View in PubMed

Leading Topics in Twitter Discourse on JUUL and Puff Bar Products: Content Analysis J Med Internet Res. 2021 07 19; 23(7):e26510. . View in PubMed

Adverse childhood experiences and the substance use behaviors of Latinx youth Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 10 01; 227:108936. . View in PubMed

Vaping and COVID-19: Insights for Public Health and Clinical Care from Twitter Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 10 26; 18(21). . View in PubMed

Optimizing Images for an E-Cigarette Messaging Campaign: Liking and Perceived Effectiveness Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 12 09; 18(24). . View in PubMed

Vape Shop Employees: Do They Act as Smoking Cessation Counselors? Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 03 19; 23(4):756-759.. View in PubMed

Association of Political Party Affiliation With Physical Distancing Among Young Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic JAMA Intern Med. 2021 03 01; 181(3):399-403. . View in PubMed

Bidirectional associations between e-cigarette use and alcohol use across adolescence Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 03 01; 220:108496. . View in PubMed

Instagram Posts Related to Backwoods Cigarillo Blunts: Content Analysis JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2021 02 09; 7(2):e22946. . View in PubMed

Instagram's #JUUL: who's posting what Transl Behav Med. 2021 02 11; 11(1):257-261. . View in PubMed

#FlavorsSaveLives: An Analysis of Twitter Posts Opposing Flavored E-cigarette Bans Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 08 04; 23(8):1431-1435. . View in PubMed

Electronic Cigarette Product Placement and Imagery in Popular Music Videos Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 08 04; 23(8):1367-1372. . View in PubMed

Categorizing IQOS-Related Twitter Discussions Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 04 30; 18(9). . View in PubMed

Signs and customer behaviors at vape shops: Multivariate multilevel model analysis Addict Behav Rep. 2020 Dec; 12:100299. . View in PubMed

"I'm using cigarettes to quit JUUL": An analysis of Twitter posts about JUUL cessation Addict Behav Rep. 2020 Dec; 12:100286. . View in PubMed

Relationships between parent and adolescent/young adult mental health among Hispanic and non-Hispanic childhood cancer survivors J Psychosoc Oncol. 2020 Nov-Dec; 38(6):746-760. . View in PubMed

Locations of licensed and unlicensed cannabis retailers in California: A threat to health equity? Prev Med Rep. 2020 Sep; 19:101165.. View in PubMed

Substance Use Outcomes for Hispanic Emerging Adults Exposed to Incarceration of a Household Member during Childhood J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2020 Jul-Sep; 19(3):358-370. . View in PubMed

Correlates of Resilience in Hispanic Young Adults Fam Community Health. 2020 Jul/Sep; 43(3):229-237. . View in PubMed

Intragroup xenophobic attitudes, ethnic identity, and substance use among Latinx adolescents J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2020 Jul-Sep; 19(3):417-434. . View in PubMed

The relationships between emerging adult transition themes, adverse childhood experiences, and substance use patterns among a community cohort of Hispanics Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2020 Jul; 26(3):378-389. . View in PubMed

Predictors of Vape Shops Going out of Business in Southern California Tob Regul Sci. 2020 May; 6(3):187-195. . View in PubMed

Discrimination and ethnic identity: Establishing directionality among Latino/a youth Dev Psychol. 2020 May; 56(5):982-992. . View in PubMed

Disentangling relationships between bicultural stress and mental well-being among Latinx immigrant adolescents J Consult Clin Psychol. 2020 Feb; 88(2):149-159. . View in PubMed

Genetic and environmental influences on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in Chinese adolescents: a longitudinal twin study Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2020 Feb; 29(2):205-216. . View in PubMed

Characterizing the predictive validity of measures of susceptibility to future use of combustible, vaporized and edible cannabis products in adolescent never-users Addiction. 2020 12; 115(12):2339-2348. . View in PubMed

Characterising KandyPens-related posts to Instagram: implications for nicotine and cannabis use Tob Control. 2020 07; 29(4):472-474. . View in PubMed

E-cigarette Product Characteristics and Subsequent Frequency of Cigarette Smoking Pediatrics. 2020 05; 145(5). . View in PubMed

The role of perceived discrimination in substance use trajectories in Hispanic young adults: A longitudinal cohort study from high school through emerging adulthood Addict Behav. 2020 04; 103:106253. . View in PubMed

A Tobacco Control Framework for Regulating Public Consumption of Cannabis: Multistate Analysis and Policy Implications Am J Public Health. 2020 02; 110(2):203-208. . View in PubMed

Association of energy drink consumption with substance-use initiation among adolescents: A 12-month longitudinal study J Psychopharmacol. 2020 02; 34(2):221-228. . View in PubMed

Cigarette and E-Cigarette Retail Marketing on and Near California Tribal Lands Health Promot Pract. 2020 01; 21(1_suppl):18S-26S. . View in PubMed

PhenX: Environment measures for Tobacco Regulatory Research Tob Control. 2020 01; 29(Suppl 1):s35-s42. . View in PubMed

Dynamic Transition Patterns in Acculturation Among Hispanic Adolescents Child Dev. 2020 01; 91(1):78-95. . View in PubMed

Statewide collaborative partnerships among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities in California to target the opioid epidemic: Preliminary results of the Tribal Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) key informant needs assessment J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020 01; 108:9-19. . View in PubMed

Adolescent menthol cigarette use and risk of nicotine dependence: Findings from the national Population Assessment on Tobacco and Health (PATH) study Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 01 01; 206:107715. . View in PubMed

Do tobacco industry websites target content to specific demographic groups? Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 03 01; 208:107852.. View in PubMed

Trends in the Age of Cigarette Smoking Initiation Among Young Adults in the US From 2002 to 2018 JAMA Netw Open. 2020 10 01; 3(10):e2019022. . View in PubMed

Spirituality, Ethnic Identity, and Substance Use among American Indian/Alaska Native Adolescents in California Subst Use Misuse. 2020; 55(7):1194-1198. . View in PubMed

Assessment of Nicotine and Cannabis Vaping and Respiratory Symptoms in Young Adults JAMA Netw Open. 2020 12 01; 3(12):e2030189. . View in PubMed

Public Response to a Social Media Tobacco Prevention Campaign: Content Analysis JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2020 12 07; 6(4):e20649. . View in PubMed

Risk of Persistence and Progression of Use of 5 Cannabis Products After Experimentation Among Adolescents JAMA Netw Open. 2020 01 03; 3(1):e1919792. . View in PubMed

Research on Youth and Young Adult Tobacco Use, 2013-2018, From the Food and Drug Administration-National Institutes of Health Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science Nicotine Tob Res. 2020 06 12; 22(7):1063-1076. . View in PubMed

Digital media use and subsequent cannabis and tobacco product use initiation among adolescents Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 07 01; 212:108017. . View in PubMed

Public Health Concerns and Unsubstantiated Claims at the Intersection of Vaping and COVID-19 Nicotine Tob Res. 2020 08 24; 22(9):1667-1668. . View in PubMed

Characterizing #Backwoods on Instagram: "The Number One Selling All Natural Cigar" Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 06 25; 17(12). . View in PubMed

Risk factors associated with subsequent initiation of cigarettes and e-cigarettes in adolescence: A structural equation modeling approach Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 02 01; 207:107676. . View in PubMed

Tobacco Industry Marketing Exposure and Commercial Tobacco Product Use Disparities among American Indians and Alaska Natives Subst Use Misuse. 2020; 55(2):261-270. . View in PubMed

The Convergence Between Cultural Psychology and Developmental Science: Acculturation as an Exemplar Front Psychol. 2020; 11:887. . View in PubMed

Recommendations From the USPSTF for Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents JAMA. 2020 04 28; 323(16):1563-1564. . View in PubMed

Seeking refuge in the present moment: A qualitatively refined model of dispositional mindfulness, minority stress, and psychosocial health among Latino/a sexual minorities and their families Psychol Sex Orientat Gend Divers. 2019 Dec; 6(4):408-419. . View in PubMed

E-liquid-related posts to Twitter in 2018: Thematic analysis Addict Behav Rep. 2019 Dec; 10:100196. . View in PubMed

Examining the Directionality Between Identity Development and Depressive Symptoms Among Recently Immigrated Hispanic Adolescents J Youth Adolesc. 2019 Nov; 48(11):2114-2124. . View in PubMed

The use of cultural identity in predicting health lifestyle behaviors in Latinx immigrant adolescents Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2019 Jul; 25(3):371-378. . View in PubMed

Relationship between social media engagement and e-cigarette policy support Addict Behav Rep. 2019 Jun; 9:100155. . View in PubMed

A Software Tool Aimed at Automating the Generation, Distribution, and Assessment of Social Media Messages for Health Promotion and Education Research JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2019 May 07; 5(2):e11263. . View in PubMed

E-cigarette Marketing Exposure and Subsequent Experimentation Among Youth and Young Adults Pediatrics. 2019 11; 144(5). . View in PubMed

Evaluating the predictive value of measures of susceptibility to tobacco and alternative tobacco products Addict Behav. 2019 09; 96:50-55. . View in PubMed

Return of cartoon to market e-cigarette-related products Tob Control. 2019 09; 28(5):555-557. . View in PubMed

The Role of Familial Incarceration and Ethnic Identity in Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempt: Findings from a Longitudinal Study of Latinx Young Adults in California Am J Community Psychol. 2019 09; 64(1-2):191-201. . View in PubMed

Vape pen product placement in popular music videos Addict Behav. 2019 06; 93:263-264. . View in PubMed

Strategies to find audience segments on Twitter for e-cigarette education campaigns Addict Behav. 2019 04; 91:222-226. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal Trajectories of Family Functioning Among Recent Immigrant Adolescents and Parents: Links With Adolescent and Parent Cultural Stress, Emotional Well-Being, and Behavioral Health Child Dev. 2019 03; 90(2):506-523. . View in PubMed

Hookah Use among Russian adolescents: Prevalence and correlates Addict Behav. 2019 03; 90:258-264. . View in PubMed

E-cigarettes Are Being Marketed as "Vitamin Delivery" Devices Am J Public Health. 2019 02; 109(2):194-196. . View in PubMed

Tobacco Retail Licensing and Youth Product Use Pediatrics. 2019 02; 143(2). . View in PubMed

Lifestyle intervention for adults with spinal cord injury: Results of the USC-RLANRC Pressure Ulcer Prevention Study J Spinal Cord Med. 2019 01; 42(1):2-19. . View in PubMed

Pro-tobacco marketing and anti-tobacco campaigns aimed at vulnerable populations: A review of the literature Tob Induc Dis. 2019; 17:68. . View in PubMed

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Acculturation and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among Hispanic adolescents: The moderating effect of impulsivity Appetite. 2019 03 01; 134:142-147. . View in PubMed

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Exploring peers as a mediator of the association between depression and smoking in young adolescents Subst Use Misuse. 2005; 40(1):77-98. . View in PubMed

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The protective influence of spirituality and "Health-as-a-Value" against monthly substance use among adolescents varying in risk J Adolesc Health. 2004 Mar; 34(3):192-9. . View in PubMed

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Exploring the cultural context of tobacco use: a transdisciplinary framework Nicotine Tob Res. 2003 Dec; 5 Suppl 1:S101-17. . View in PubMed

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Dr. Unger is a Professor of Preventive Medicine. Her research interests include psychological, social, and cultural influences on health-risk and health-protective behaviors in diverse populations.
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