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Evaluation of a behavioral measure of risk taking: the Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART).
The BART evidenced sound experimental properties, and riskiness on the BART was correlated with scores on measures of sensation seeking, impulsivity, and deficiencies in behavioral constraint, indicating that the BART may be a useful tool in the assessment of risk taking. Expand
The Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART) differentiates smokers and nonsmokers.
Results indicate that behavior on the BART, and not the BGT, was related to smoking status, and only the Sensation Seeking total score and the BART score contributed uniquely to the differentiation of smokers and nonsmokers. Expand
Distress tolerance and duration of past smoking cessation attempts.
Immediate relapsers were characterized by higher baseline levels of affective vulnerability, by greater levels of dysphoria and urge to smoke after 12 hr of nicotine deprivation, and by less task persistence on the stressors, suggesting that these may be risk factors for early lapse in the context of quitting smoking. Expand
Reasons for Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration Among Arrested Women
Victims of severe partner violence were significantly more likely than were victims of minor partner violence to report self-defense as a reason for their violence perpetration and the clinical implications of these findings are discussed. Expand
Development and preliminary validation of the young adult alcohol consequences questionnaire.
The development and initial validation of a measure designed to capture a broad range of alcohol-related consequences experienced by male and female college students is described, which may serve as an aid in both the description of and intervention for heavy drinking in college. Expand
Reliability and Validity of the Youth Version of the Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART–Y) in the Assessment of Risk-Taking Behavior Among Inner-City Adolescents
This study examined the reliability and validity of the youth version of the Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART–Y) for assessing adolescent risk behaviors among a sample of 98 inner-city AfricanExpand
Examining the role of drinking motives in college student alcohol use and problems.
Findings point to the importance of social influences and of positive reinforcement motives but not to the centrality of drinking motives in this population of college students. Expand
Toward efficient and comprehensive measurement of the alcohol problems continuum in college students: the brief young adult alcohol consequences questionnaire.
The use of Rasch model analyses to inform item selection produced a final scale that, in both its comprehensiveness and its efficiency, should be a useful tool for researchers studying alcohol problems in college students. Expand
Drinking before drinking: pregaming and drinking games in mandated students.
Investigation of the prevalence of both pregaming and drinking game participation in a sample of mandated students who had been referred for an alcohol violation found pregaming was a unique predictor of intoxication on the night of the referral, and drinking games were not. Expand