Keck School Faculty

Steven Yale Sussman, PhD
Steven Yale Sussman, PhD
Professor of Preventive Medicine
Institute for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
SSB 302A 2001 N. Soto Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Sussman's primary research interest is in drug abuse prevention and cessation. He has twelve years' experience in school-based adolescent alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse prevention and cessation research, and has investigated the psychosocial predictors of drug use development, cessation, and relapse prevention. He is also interested in empirically based program development, and in differentiating the effects of condition credibility versus information content for eliciting successful program effects.


Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US); 2012 Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General. . . View in PubMed

Commentary: The Emergence of Pod Mods at Vape Shops Eval Health Prof. 2018 Nov 26; 163278718812976. . View in PubMed

Hookah Use among Russian adolescents: Prevalence and correlates Addict Behav. 2018 Nov 16; 90:258-264. . View in PubMed

Point-of-sale marketing of little cigars and cigarillos on and near California Tribal lands Tob Control. 2018 Nov 01. . View in PubMed

Is Online Partner-Seeking Associated with Increased Risk of Condomless Sex and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Individuals Who Engage in Heterosexual Sex? A Systematic Narrative Review. Arch Sex Behav. 2018 Aug 28.. View in PubMed

Characterizing Polytobacco Use Trajectories and Their Associations With Substance Use and Mental Health Across Mid-Adolescence Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Aug 14; 20(suppl_1):S31-S38. . View in PubMed

A meta-analysis of the association between substance use and emerging adult development using the IDEA scale Am J Addict. 2018 Apr; 27(3):166-176. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of Tanning Addiction and Behavioral Health Conditions among Ethnically and Racially Diverse Adolescents J Invest Dermatol. 2018 Feb 23. . View in PubMed

A Descriptive Longitudinal Study of Changes in Vape Shop Characteristics and Store Policies in Anticipation of the 2016 FDA Regulations of Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Feb 11; 15(2). . View in PubMed

The Revised Inventory of the Dimensions of Emerging Adulthood (IDEA-R) and Substance Use Among College Students Eval Health Prof. 2017 Dec; 40(4):401-408. . View in PubMed

Associations between anhedonia and marijuana use escalation across mid-adolescence Addiction. 2017 Dec; 112(12):2182-2190. . View in PubMed

Impulsivity and history of behavioral addictions are associated with drug use in adolescents Addict Behav. 2017 Nov; 74:41-47. . View in PubMed

Substance and behavioral addictions may share a similar underlying process of dysregulation Addiction. 2017 Oct; 112(10):1717-1718. . View in PubMed

Perceived discrimination, cultural identity development, and intimate partner violence among a sample of Hispanic young adults Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2017 Oct; 23(4):576-582. . View in PubMed

Review: Prevalence and co-occurrence of addictions in US ethnic/racial groups: Implications for genetic research Am J Addict. 2017 Aug; 26(5):424-436. . View in PubMed

One-year effects of Project EX: A smoking intervention pilot program with Spanish adolescents J Health Psychol. 2017 Jul; 22(8):1067-1074. . View in PubMed

Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adolescents in the Russian Federation Subst Use Misuse. 2017 Feb 23; 52(3):332-339. . View in PubMed

Support for electronic cigarette regulations among California voters Tob Control. 2017 05; 26(3):334-337. . View in PubMed

Prevalence and Co-Occurrence of Addictive Behaviors Among Russian and Spanish Youth J Drug Educ. 2017 Jan 01; 47237917704635. . View in PubMed

Pharmacogenetics of stimulant abuse liability: association of CDH13 variant with amphetamine response in a racially-heterogeneous sample of healthy young adults Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2017 Jan; 234(2):307-315. . View in PubMed

Association of e-Cigarette Vaping and Progression to Heavier Patterns of Cigarette Smoking JAMA. 2016 Nov 08; 316(18):1918-1920. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal Associations between Anhedonia and Internet-Related Addictive Behaviors in Emerging Adults Comput Human Behav. 2016 Sep; 62:475-479. . View in PubMed

Role transitions and substance use among Hispanic emerging adults: A longitudinal study using coarsened exact matching Addict Behav. 2016 Jul; 58:95-9. . View in PubMed

Emotional self-control and dysregulation: A dual-process analysis of pathways to externalizing/internalizing symptomatology and positive well-being in younger adolescents Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Jun 01; 163 Suppl 1:S37-45. . View in PubMed

Social Self-Control Is a Statistically Nonredundant Correlate of Adolescent Substance Use Subst Use Misuse. 2016 May 11; 51(6):788-94. . View in PubMed

Predictors of alcohol-related negative consequences in adolescents: A systematic review of the literature and implications for future research J Adolesc. 2016 Apr; 48:18-35. . View in PubMed

The full translational spectrum of prevention science: facilitating the transfer of knowledge to practices and policies that prevent behavioral health problems Transl Behav Med. 2016 Mar; 6(1):5-16. . View in PubMed

Psychiatric comorbidity in adolescent electronic and conventional cigarette use J Psychiatr Res. 2016 Feb; 73:71-8. . View in PubMed

Project EX-India: A classroom-based tobacco use prevention and cessation intervention program Addict Behav. 2016 Feb; 53:53-7. . View in PubMed

Three-month effects of Project EX: A smoking intervention pilot program with Thai adolescents Addict Behav. 2016 10; 61:20-4. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Forces That Drive the Vape Shop Industry and Implications for the Health Professions Eval Health Prof. 2016 09; 39(3):379-88. . View in PubMed

Nicotine Dependence as a Mediator of Project EX's Effects to Reduce Tobacco Use in Scholars Front Psychol. 2016; 7:1207. . View in PubMed

Vape shop retailers' perceptions of their customers, products and services: A content analysis Tob Prev Cessat. 2016; 2(Suppl). . View in PubMed

Marketing activities of vape shops across racial/ethnic communities Tob Prev Cessat. 2016; 2(Suppl). . View in PubMed

Employee and customer handling of nicotine-containing e-liquids in vape shops Tob Prev Cessat. 2016; 2(Suppl). . View in PubMed

Emotional traits predict individual differences in amphetamine-induced positive mood in healthy volunteers Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2016 Jan; 233(1):89-97. . View in PubMed

Stressful Life Events and Predictors of Post-traumatic Growth among High-Risk Early Emerging Adults J Posit Psychol. 2016 Jan 01; 11(1):1-14. . View in PubMed

Tob Induc Dis. 2016; 14:18. . View in PubMed

Tobacco Attitudes and Behaviors of Vape Shop Retailers in Los Angeles Am J Health Behav. 2015 Nov; 39(6):794-8. . View in PubMed

Measuring Anhedonia in Adolescents: A Psychometric Analysis J Pers Assess. 2015 Sep-Oct; 97(5):506-14. . View in PubMed

Prevalence and co-occurrence of addictive behaviors among former alternative high school youth: A longitudinal follow-up study J Behav Addict. 2015 Sep; 4(3):189-94. . View in PubMed

Identifying Shared Latent Dimensions of Psychological Symptoms: Implications for the Psychological Correlates of Smoking J Psychopathol Behav Assess. 2015 Sep 01; 37(3):454-468. . View in PubMed

Association of Electronic Cigarette Use With Initiation of Combustible Tobacco Product Smoking in Early Adolescence JAMA. 2015 Aug 18; 314(7):700-7. . View in PubMed

Pilot clinic study of Project EX for smoking cessation with Spanish adolescents Addict Behav. 2015 Jun; 45:226-31. . View in PubMed

Coping mediates the effects of depressive symptoms on sleep problems Am J Health Behav. 2015 Mar; 39(2):183-90. . View in PubMed

Could environmental exposures facilitate the incidence of addictive behaviors? Eval Health Prof. 2015 Mar; 38(1):53-8.. View in PubMed

Peer leaders and substance use among high-risk adolescents Subst Use Misuse. 2015 Feb; 50(3):283-91. . View in PubMed

Cultural and social influences on adolescent smoking dissipate by emerging adulthood among Hispanics in Southern California J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Feb; 17(1):192-7. . View in PubMed

Post-traumatic growth, stressful life events, and relationships with substance use behaviors among alternative high school students: a prospective study Psychol Health. 2015; 30(4):475-94. . View in PubMed

One-Year Effects of Project EX in Spain: A Classroom-Based Smoking Prevention and Cessation Intervention Program PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0130595. . View in PubMed

Sense of coherence and tobacco use myths among adolescents as predictors of at-risk youth cigarette use Subst Use Misuse. 2015 Jan; 50(1):8-14. . View in PubMed

Changing attitudes toward smoking and smoking susceptibility through peer crowd targeting: more evidence from a controlled study Health Commun. 2015; 30(5):521-4. . View in PubMed


The process of adoption of evidence-based tobacco use prevention programs in California schools Prev Sci. 2015 Jan; 16(1):80-9. . View in PubMed

A Perspective on Cigarette Smoking During Alcohol and Substance Use Treatment Subst Use Misuse. 2015; 50(8-9):1199-204. . View in PubMed

"First Things First": What is the First Thing? Subst Use Misuse. 2015; 50(8-9):1015-9.. View in PubMed

Bidirectional relationships between client and counselor speech: the importance of reframing Psychol Addict Behav. 2014 Dec; 28(4):1212-9. . View in PubMed

Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug misuse prevention and cessation programming for alternative high school youth: a review J Sch Health. 2014 Nov; 84(11):748-58. . View in PubMed

Depressive symptoms, negative urgency and substance use initiation in adolescents Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Nov 01; 144:225-30. . View in PubMed

Commentary--Project Towards No Drug Abuse: an evidence-based drug abuse prevention program J Prim Prev. 2014 Aug; 35(4):233-7. . View in PubMed

Emerging Adulthood: Developmental Period Facilitative of the Addictions Eval Health Prof. 2014 Jun; 37(2):147-55. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of the Revised Inventory of the Dimensions of Emerging Adulthood (IDEA-R) in a Sample of Continuation High School Students Eval Health Prof. 2014 Jun; 37(2):156-77. . View in PubMed

Anhedonia and the relative reward value of drug and nondrug reinforcers in cigarette smokers J Abnorm Psychol. 2014 May; 123(2):375-86. . View in PubMed

Prevalence and co-occurrence of addictive behaviors among former alternative high school youth J Behav Addict. 2014 Apr 01; 3(1):33-40. . View in PubMed

From counselor skill to decreased marijuana use: does change talk matter? J Subst Abuse Treat. 2014 Apr; 46(4):498-505.. View in PubMed

Relative effects of social self-control, sensation seeking, and impulsivity on future cigarette use in a sample of high-risk adolescents Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Mar; 49(4):343-51. . View in PubMed

Translating the link between social identity and health behavior into effective health communication strategies: An experimental application using antismoking advertisements Health Commun. 2014; 29(10):1057-66. . View in PubMed

Consumers' perceptions of vape shops in Southern California: an analysis of online Yelp reviews Tob Induc Dis. 2014; 12(1):22. . View in PubMed

Immediate Effects of Project EX in Spain: A Classroom-Based Smoking Prevention and Cessation Intervention Program J Drug Educ. 2014; 44(1-2):3-18. . View in PubMed

Substance misuse prevention: addressing anhedonia New Dir Youth Dev. 2014; 2014(141):45-56, 10. . View in PubMed

Acculturation, social self-control, and substance use among Hispanic adolescents Psychol Addict Behav. 2013 Sep; 27(3):674-86. . View in PubMed

Hidden addiction: Television J Behav Addict. 2013 Sep; 2(3):125-32. . View in PubMed

Spirituality in addictions treatment: wisdom to know…what it is Subst Use Misuse. 2013 Sep; 48(12):1203-17. . View in PubMed

Immediate and six-month effects of Project EX Russia: a smoking cessation intervention pilot program Addict Behav. 2013 Aug; 38(8):2402-8. . View in PubMed

Adolescent neurocognitive development, self-regulation, and school-based drug use prevention Prev Sci. 2013 Jun; 14(3):218-28. . View in PubMed

Bidirectional associations between future time perspective and substance use among continuation high-school students Subst Use Misuse. 2013 Jun; 48(8):574-80. . View in PubMed

Correction to "Physical activity and alcohol use disorders" Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2013 Mar; 39(2):136-7. . View in PubMed

Physical activity and alcohol use disorders Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2013 Mar; 39(2):115-20. . View in PubMed

Comparing effects of tobacco use prevention modalities: need for complex system models Tob Induc Dis. 2013 Jan 22; 11(1):2. . View in PubMed

The Effects of Implementation Fidelity in the Towards No Drug Abuse Dissemination Trial Health Educ (Lond). 2013; 113(4). . View in PubMed

Predicting Self-Initiated Marijuana Use Cessation among Youth at Continuation High Schools Front Psychiatry. 2013; 4:69. . View in PubMed

A Lifespan Developmental-Stage Approach to Tobacco and Other Drug Abuse Prevention ISRN Addict. 2013; 2013:745783. . View in PubMed

Motivational Interviewing for adolescent substance use: a review of the literature Addict Behav. 2012 Dec; 37(12):1325-34. . View in PubMed

Trait mindfulness helps shield decision-making from translating into health-risk behavior J Adolesc Health. 2012 Dec; 51(6):588-92. . View in PubMed

Prevention education effects on fundamental memory processes Eval Health Prof. 2012 Dec; 35(4):416-39. . View in PubMed

Health-as-a-value, spirituality, and cigarette and alcohol use among Russian high school students J Prim Prev. 2012 Dec; 33(5-6):239-48. . View in PubMed

Steve Sussman on Rudolf HMoos's "Iatrogenic effects of psychosocial interventions: treatment, life context, and personal risk factors"--a clarification. Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Nov-Dec; 47(13-14):1601-2. . View in PubMed

Perspectives of "functional failure" Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Nov-Dec; 47(13-14):1457-9. . View in PubMed

Steve Sussman on Matilda Hellman's "Mind the gap! Failure in understanding key dimensions of an addicted drug user's life" addictive effects Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Nov-Dec; 47(13-14):1661-5. . View in PubMed

International Translation of Project EX: A Teen Tobacco Use Cessation Program Sucht. 2012 Oct 01; 58(5):317-325. . View in PubMed

Alcohol use policies that restrict alcohol use Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Oct; 47(12):1250-1. . View in PubMed

Anhedonia predicts altered processing of happy faces in abstinent cigarette smokers Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2012 Jul; 222(2):343-51. . View in PubMed

One-year outcomes of a drug abuse prevention program for older teens and emerging adults: evaluating a motivational interviewing booster component Health Psychol. 2012 Jul; 31(4):476-85. . View in PubMed

Multiple peer group self-identification and adolescent tobacco use Subst Use Misuse. 2012 May; 47(6):757-66. . View in PubMed

Associations between posttraumatic stress disorder symptom clusters and cigarette smoking Psychol Addict Behav. 2012 Mar; 26(1):89-98. . View in PubMed

Psychometric assessment of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) among Chinese adolescents Assessment. 2012 Mar; 19(1):42-52. . View in PubMed

Boosting a teen substance use prevention program with motivational interviewing Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Mar; 47(4):418-28. . View in PubMed

Workaholism: A Review J Addict Res Ther. 2012 Jan 10; Suppl 6(1). . View in PubMed

Concurrent and predictive relationships between compulsive internet use and substance use: findings from vocational high school students in China and the USA Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2012 03; 9(3):660-73. . View in PubMed

One-year prediction of pain killer use among at-risk older teens and emerging adults J Drug Educ. 2012; 42(2):195-210. . View in PubMed

Relative income inequality and selected health outcomes in urban Chinese youth Soc Sci Med. 2012 Jan; 74(1):84-91. . View in PubMed

Spirituality and substance use in a sample of Russian adolescents Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2012; 24(2):149-52. . View in PubMed

Testing the indirect effect of trait mindfulness on adolescent cigarette smoking through negative affect and perceived stress mediators J Subst Use. 2012; 17(5-6):417-429. . View in PubMed

Campaigns and cliques: variations in effectiveness of an antismoking campaign as a function of adolescent peer group identity J Health Commun. 2012; 17(10):1215-31. . View in PubMed

An evaluation of immediate outcomes and fidelity of a drug abuse prevention program in continuation high schools: project towards no drug abuse (TND) J Drug Educ. 2012; 42(1):33-57. . View in PubMed

Drug addiction, love, and the higher power Eval Health Prof. 2011 Sep; 34(3):362-70. . View in PubMed

Decision-making style and gender moderation of the self-efficacy-condom use link among adolescents and young adults: informing targeted STI/HIV prevention programs Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Apr; 165(4):320-5. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of the addictions: a problem of the majority or the minority? Eval Health Prof. 2011 Mar; 34(1):3-56.. View in PubMed

A framework for the specificity of addictions Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011 08; 8(8):3399-415. . View in PubMed

An investigation of smoking cessation video content on YouTube Subst Use Misuse. 2011; 46(7):893-7. . View in PubMed

Dissemination of Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND): findings from a survey of program adopters Subst Use Misuse. 2010 Dec; 45(14):2551-66. . View in PubMed

Anhedonia associated with stimulant use and dependence in a population-based sample of American adults Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2010 Dec; 18(6):562-9. . View in PubMed

Introduction to issue on special populations: persons, places, and situations Eval Health Prof. 2010 Dec; 33(4):412-3. . View in PubMed

The influence of school-based natural mentoring relationships on school attachment and subsequent adolescent risk behaviors Health Educ Res. 2010 Oct; 25(5):892-902. . View in PubMed

Tobacco use moderates the association between major depression and obesity Health Psychol. 2010 Sep; 29(5):521-8. . View in PubMed

One-year follow-up evaluation of the Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND) dissemination trial Prev Med. 2010 Sep-Oct; 51(3-4):313-9. . View in PubMed

Forbidden fruit and the prediction of cigarette smoking Subst Use Misuse. 2010 Aug; 45(10):1683-93. . View in PubMed

Gender differences in body consciousness and substance use among high-risk adolescents Subst Use Misuse. 2010 Aug; 45(10):1623-35. . View in PubMed

School disrepair and substance use among regular and alternative high school students J Sch Health. 2010 Aug; 80(8):387-93. . View in PubMed

A further look at the intergenerational transmission of violence: witnessing interparental violence in emerging adulthood J Interpers Violence. 2010 Jun; 25(6):1022-42. . View in PubMed

Relationship of high school and college sports participation with alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use: a review Addict Behav. 2010 May; 35(5):399-407. . View in PubMed

Social self-control, sensation seeking and substance use in samples of US and Russian adolescents Am J Health Behav. 2010 May-Jun; 34(3):374-84. . View in PubMed

The Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND) dissemination trial: implementation fidelity and immediate outcomes Prev Sci. 2010 Mar; 11(1):77-88. . View in PubMed

A review of Alcoholics Anonymous/ Narcotics Anonymous programs for teens Eval Health Prof. 2010 Mar; 33(1):26-55. . View in PubMed

Peer group self-identification in samples of Russian and US. adolescents. J Drug Educ. 2010; 40(2):203-15. . View in PubMed

Sitting-meditation interventions among youth: a review of treatment efficacy Pediatrics. 2009 Sep; 124(3):e532-41. . View in PubMed

Acculturation and substance use: social influence as a mediator among Hispanic alternative high school youth J Health Soc Behav. 2009 Jun; 50(2):164-79. . View in PubMed

Influence of motivational interviewing on explicit and implicit alcohol-related cognition and alcohol use in at-risk adolescents Psychol Addict Behav. 2009 Mar; 23(1):146-51. . View in PubMed

Youth tobacco use cessation: 2008 update Tob Induc Dis. 2009 Jan 30; 5:3. . View in PubMed

Concurrent predictors of cigarette and alcohol use among US. and Russian adolescents. J Drug Educ. 2009; 39(4):385-400. . View in PubMed

Impact of hurricane Rita on adolescent substance use Psychiatry. 2009; 72(3):222-37. . View in PubMed


The potential for PTSD, substance use, and HIV risk behavior among adolescents exposed to Hurricane Katrina Subst Use Misuse. 2009; 44(12):1749-67. . View in PubMed

Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND): needs assessment of a social service referral telephone program for high risk youth Subst Use Misuse. 2008 Dec; 43(14):2066-73. . View in PubMed

Physical and relational aggression as predictors of drug use: gender differences among high school students Addict Behav. 2008 Dec; 33(12):1507-15. . View in PubMed

One-year follow-up evaluation of Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND-4) Prev Med. 2008 Oct; 47(4):438-42. . View in PubMed

Reflections on international translation of evidence-based health behavior programs Eval Health Prof. 2008 Sep; 31(3):323-30. . View in PubMed

Working memory capacity moderates the predictive effects of drug-related associations on substance use Psychol Addict Behav. 2008 Sep; 22(3):426-32. . View in PubMed

International translation of health behavior research innovations: part 1Introduction. Eval Health Prof. 2008 Jun; 31(2):107-9. . View in PubMed

Country prototypes and translation of health programs Eval Health Prof. 2008 Jun; 31(2):110-23. . View in PubMed

Interactions between implicit and explicit cognition and working memory capacity in the prediction of alcohol use in at-risk adolescents Drug Alcohol Depend. 2008 Apr 01; 94(1-3):116-24. . View in PubMed

Substance abuse among adolescents Subst Use Misuse. 2008; 43(12-13):1802-28. . View in PubMed

Effects of parental monitoring, parent-child communication, and parents' expectation of the child's acculturation on the substance use behaviors of urban, Hispanic adolescents J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2008; 7(2):200-13. . View in PubMed

Substitute addiction: a concern for researchers and practitioners J Drug Educ. 2008; 38(2):167-80. . View in PubMed

Psychol Addict Behav. 2007 Dec; 21(4):587-91. . View in PubMed

The influence of acculturation on drug and alcohol use in a sample of adolescents Addict Behav. 2007 Dec; 32(12):2990-3004. . View in PubMed

Six-month and one-year effects of project EX-4: a classroom-based smoking prevention and cessation intervention program Addict Behav. 2007 Dec; 32(12):3005-14. . View in PubMed

Comorbidity between depression and smoking moderates the effect of a smoking prevention program among boys in China Nicotine Tob Res. 2007 Nov; 9 Suppl 4:S599-609. . View in PubMed

Peer acceleration: effects of a social network tailored substance abuse prevention program among high-risk adolescents Addiction. 2007 Nov; 102(11):1804-15. . View in PubMed

Tobacco control in developing countries: Tanzania, Nepal, China, and Thailand as examples Nicotine Tob Res. 2007 Sep; 9 Suppl 3:S447-57. . View in PubMed

Adolescent peer group identification and characteristics: a review of the literature Addict Behav. 2007 Aug; 32(8):1602-27. . View in PubMed

Prospective associations of social self-control with drug use among youth from regular and alternative high schools Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2007 Jul 14; 2:22. . View in PubMed

Fidelity of implementation in Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND): a comparison of classroom teachers and program specialists Prev Sci. 2007 Jun; 8(2):125-32. . View in PubMed

Differences in perceived implementation of a standard versus peer-led interactive substance abuse prevention program Am J Health Behav. 2007 May-Jun; 31(3):297-311. . View in PubMed

Five-year prospective prediction of self-initiated quitting of cigarette smoking of high-risk youth Addict Behav. 2007 May; 32(5):1094-8. . View in PubMed

Comparison of indirect assessments of association as predictors of marijuana use among at-risk adolescents Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2007 Apr; 15(2):204-18. . View in PubMed

Speculation about Options for Teen Tobacco Use Cessation in the Russian Federation Tob Induc Dis. 2007 Feb 15; 3(3):1-15. . View in PubMed

Short-term effects of Project EX-4: a classroom-based smoking prevention and cessation intervention program Addict Behav. 2007 Feb; 32(2):342-50. . View in PubMed

Brief intervention for substance use among at-risk adolescents: a pilot study J Adolesc Health. 2007 Feb; 40(2):188-91. . View in PubMed

American Academy of Health Behavior 2006 Research Laureate, Herbert HSeverson. Am J Health Behav. 2006 Nov-Dec; 30(6):565-6. . View in PubMed

The transdisciplinary-translation revolution: final thoughts Eval Health Prof. 2006 Sep; 29(3):348-52. . View in PubMed

A meta-analysis of teen cigarette smoking cessation Health Psychol. 2006 Sep; 25(5):549-57. . View in PubMed

Type II translation: transporting prevention interventions from research to real-world settings Eval Health Prof. 2006 Sep; 29(3):302-33. . View in PubMed

Misuse of "study drugs:" prevalence, consequences, and implications for policy Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2006 Jun 09; 1:15. . View in PubMed

Translation in tobacco and drug abuse prevention research Eval Health Prof. 2006 Jun; 29(2):246-71. . View in PubMed

Motivation to quit as a mediator of tobacco cessation among at-risk youth Addict Behav. 2006 May; 31(5):880-8. . View in PubMed

Project Towards No Drug Abuse: long-term substance use outcomes evaluation Prev Med. 2006 Mar; 42(3):188-92. . View in PubMed

Translation in the health professions: converting science into action Eval Health Prof. 2006 Mar; 29(1):7-32. . View in PubMed

Motivational interviewing with adolescents and young adults for drug-related problems Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2006 Jan-Mar; 18(1):53-67. . View in PubMed

Non drug use- and drug use-specific spirituality as one-year predictors of drug use among high-risk youth Subst Use Misuse. 2006; 41(13):1801-16. . View in PubMed

Peer influences on adolescent cigarette smoking: a theoretical review of the literature Subst Use Misuse. 2006; 41(1):103-55. . View in PubMed

Foundations of health behavior research revisited Am J Health Behav. 2005 Nov-Dec; 29(6):489-96. . View in PubMed

Internet accessibility and usage among urban adolescents in Southern California: implications for web-based health research Cyberpsychol Behav. 2005 Oct; 8(5):441-53. . View in PubMed

Explaining the link between violence perpetration, victimization and drug use Addict Behav. 2005 Jul; 30(6):1261-6. . View in PubMed

Risk factors for and prevention of tobacco use Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2005 Jun 15; 44(7):614-9. . View in PubMed

The influence of depressive symptoms on experimental smoking and intention to smoke in a diverse youth sample Nicotine Tob Res. 2005 Apr; 7(2):243-8. . View in PubMed

A pilot study of an alcoholic liver disease recurrence prevention education program in hospitalized patients with advanced liver disease Addict Behav. 2005 Mar; 30(3):465-73. . View in PubMed

Prevention of adolescent alcohol problems in special populations Recent Dev Alcohol. 2005; 17:225-53. . View in PubMed

An evaluation of the fidelity of implementation of a school-based drug abuse prevention program: project toward no drug abuse (TND) J Drug Educ. 2005; 35(4):305-29. . View in PubMed

A new measure of smoking initiation and progression among adolescents Am J Health Behav. 2005 Jan-Feb; 29(1):3-11. . View in PubMed

Implicit cognition and dissocative experiences as predictors of adolescent substance use Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2005; 31(1):129-62. . View in PubMed

Project EX--a teen smoking cessation initial study in Wuhan, China Addict Behav. 2004 Dec; 29(9):1725-33. . View in PubMed

Project EX: A Program of Empirical Research on Adolescent Tobacco Use Cessation Tob Induc Dis. 2004 Sep 15; 2(3):119-32. . View in PubMed

Five-year prospective prediction of marijuana use cessation of youth at continuation high schools Addict Behav. 2004 Aug; 29(6):1237-43. . View in PubMed

A family member's job loss as a risk factor for smoking among adolescents Health Psychol. 2004 May; 23(3):308-13. . View in PubMed

Prediction of violence perpetration among high-risk youth Am J Health Behav. 2004 Mar-Apr; 28(2):134-44. . View in PubMed

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

The motivation, skills, and decision-making model of "drug abuse" prevention Subst Use Misuse. 2004; 39(10-12):1971-2016. . View in PubMed

A "drug abuse" theoretical integration: a transdisciplinary speculation Subst Use Misuse. 2004; 39(10-12):2055-69. . View in PubMed

Don't ask, don't tell Subst Use Misuse. 2004; 39(10-12):2081-2. . View in PubMed

A transdisciplinary focus on drug abuse prevention: an introduction Subst Use Misuse. 2004; 39(10-12):1441-56. . View in PubMed

Drug abuse prevention program developmentResults among Latino and non-Latino white adolescents. Eval Health Prof. 2003 Dec; 26(4):355-79. . View in PubMed

A review of 25 long-term adolescent tobacco and other drug use prevention program evaluations Prev Med. 2003 Nov; 37(5):451-74. . View in PubMed

Demographic characteristics of hospitalized patients with alcoholic liver disease and pancreatitis in los angeles county Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2003 Nov; 27(11):1798-804. . View in PubMed

Project Towards No Drug Abuse: two-year outcomes of a trial that compares health educator delivery to self-instruction Prev Med. 2003 Aug; 37(2):155-62. . View in PubMed

The associations of social self-control, personality disorders, and demographics with drug use among high-risk youth Addict Behav. 2003 Aug; 28(6):1159-66. . View in PubMed

Interpersonal conflict tactics and substance use among high-risk adolescents Addict Behav. 2003 Jul; 28(5):979-87. . View in PubMed

Motivation in tobacco use cessation research Subst Use Misuse. 2003 Jan; 38(1):25-50. . View in PubMed

A look at an interactive classroom-based drug abuse prevention program: interactive contents and suggestions for research J Drug Educ. 2003; 33(4):355-68. . View in PubMed

Tracking procedures for locating high-risk youth Eval Health Prof. 2002 Sep; 25(3):345-62. . View in PubMed

Project towards no drug abuse: a review of the findings and future directions Am J Health Behav. 2002 Sep-Oct; 26(5):354-65. . View in PubMed

Smoking cessation among persons in recovery Subst Use Misuse. 2002 Jun-Aug; 37(8-10):1275-98. . View in PubMed

Tobacco industry youth tobacco prevention programming: a review Prev Sci. 2002 Mar; 3(1):57-67. . View in PubMed

Effects of sixty six adolescent tobacco use cessation trials and seventeen prospective studies of self-initiated quitting Tob Induc Dis. 2002 Jan 15; 1(1):35-81. . View in PubMed

Alcoholic liver disease (ALD): a new domain for prevention efforts Subst Use Misuse. 2002; 37(14):1887-904. . View in PubMed

Development and immediate impact of a self-instruction curriculum for an adolescent indicated drug abuse prevention trial J Drug Educ. 2002; 32(2):121-37. . View in PubMed

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