Publications

  1. Tavlarides AM, Ames SC, Thiel DD, Diehl NN, Parker AS. Baseline and follow-up association of the MAX-PC in Men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer. Psychooncology. 2014 Jun 21.
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  2. Ames SC, Pokorny SB, Schroeder DR, Tan W, Werch CE. Integrated smoking cessation and binge drinking intervention for young adults: a pilot efficacy trial. Addict Behav. 2014 May; 39(5):848-53. Epub 2014 Feb 12.
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  3. Bhuria U, Stewart JH, Greengrass RA, O'Conner MI, Ames SC, Brull SJ. Audio recordings for an improved surgical outcome (ARISO): Report of a pilot study and discussion. Manuscript under review. 2014.
  4. Tavlarides AM, Ames SC, Diehl NN, Joseph RW, Castle EP, Thiel DD, Broderick GA, Parker AS. Evaluation of the association of prostate cancer-specific anxiety with sexual function, depression and cancer aggressiveness in men 1 year following surgical treatment for localized prostate cancer. Psychooncology. 2013 Jun; 22(6):1328-35. Epub 2012 Aug 01.
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  5. Arnold ML, Thiel DD, Diehl N, Wu KJ, Ames S, Parker AS. Comparison of baseline quality of life measures between renal cell carcinoma patients undergoing partial versus radical nephrectomy. BMC Urol. 2013; 13:52. Epub 2013 Oct 22.
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  6. Ames SC, Tan WW, Ames GE, Stone RL, Rizzo TD Jr, Crook JE, Williams CR, Werch CE, Clark MM, Rummans TA. A pilot investigation of a multidisciplinary quality of life intervention for men with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer. Psychooncology. 2011 Apr; 20(4):435-40. Epub 2010 May 24.
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  7. Werch CE, Bian H, Carlson JM, Moore MJ, Diclemente CC, Huang IC, Ames SC, Thombs D, Weiler RM, Pokorny SB. Brief integrative multiple behavior intervention effects and mediators for adolescents. J Behav Med. 2011 Feb; 34(1):3-12. Epub 2010 Jul 27
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  8. Ames SC, Parker AS, Crook JE, Diehl NN, Tan WW, Williams CR, Ames GE. Quality of life of patients undergoing surgical treatment for newly-diagnosed, clinically localized renal cell carcinoma. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2011; 29(6):593-605.
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  9. Ames SC, Werch CE, Ames GE, Lange LJ, Schroeder DR, Hanson AC, Patten CA. Integrated smoking cessation and binge drinking intervention for young adults: a pilot investigation. Ann Behav Med. 2010 Dec; 40(3):343-9.
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  10. Ames SC, Stevens SR, Werch CE, Carlson JM, Schroeder DR, Kiros GE, Kershaw J, Patten CA, Ebbert JO, Offord KP. The association of alcohol consumption with tobacco use in Black and White college students. Subst Use Misuse. 2010 Jun; 45(7-8):1230-44.
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  11. Werch CE, Bian H, Diclemente CC, Moore MJ, Thombs D, Ames SC, Huang IC, Pokorny S. A brief image-based prevention intervention for adolescents. Psychol Addict Behav. 2010 Mar; 24(1):170-5.
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  12. Werch CE, Moore MJ, Bian H, DiClemente CC, Huang IC, Ames SC, Thombs D, Weiler RM, Pokorny SB. Are effects from a brief multiple behavior intervention for college students sustained over time? Prev Med. 2010 Jan-Feb; 50(1-2):30-4. Epub 2009 Dec 21.
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  13. Ames S, Stevens S, Schroeder D, Werch C, Carlson J, Kiros G, Kershaw J, Patten C, Ebbert J, Offord K. Nondaily tobacco use among Black and White college undergraduates: A comparison of nondaily versus daily tobacco users. Addiction Research & Theory. 2009 Apr; 17(2):191-204.
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  14. Werch CE, Ames S, Moore MJ, Thombs D, Hart A. Health behavior insights: the transtheoretical/stages of change model: Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD. Health Promot Pract. 2009 Jan; 10(1):41-8.
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  15. Ames GE, Patel RH, Ames SC, Lynch SA. Weight loss surgery: Patients who regain. Obesity and Weight Management. 2009; 5(4):154-61.
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  16. Werch CE, Bian H, Moore MJ, Ames SC, DiClemente CC, Thombs D, Pokorny SB. Brief multiple behavior health interventions for older adolescents. Am J Health Promot. 2008 Nov-Dec; 23(2):92-6.
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  17. Werch CE, Moore MJ, Bian H, DiClemente CC, Ames SC, Weiler RM, Thombs D, Pokorny SB, Huang IC. Efficacy of a brief image-based multiple-behavior intervention for college students. Ann Behav Med. 2008 Oct; 36(2):149-57. Epub 2008 Sep 18.
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  18. Patten CA, Brockman TA, Ames SC, Ebbert JO, Stevens SR, Thomas JL, Werch CE, Kiros GE, Kershaw JM, Carlson JM. Differences among Black and White young adults on prior attempts and motivation to help a smoker quit. Addict Behav. 2008 Mar; 33(3):496-502. Epub 2007 Nov 04.
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  19. Ames SC, Ames GE, Stevens SR, Patten CA, Werch CE, Schroeder DR. Effect of expressive writing as a treatment adjunct for reducing smoking cessation related weight gain in young adult smokers. Subst Use Misuse. 2008; 43(10):1315-25.
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  20. Ames SC, Croghan IT, Clark MM, Patten CA, Stevens SR, Schroeder DR, Eberman KM, Hays JT, Hurt RD. Change in perceived stress, partner support, decisional balance, and self-efficacy following residential nicotine dependence treatment. J Addict Dis. 2008; 27(1):73-82.
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  21. Ames SC, Rock E, Hurt RD, Patten CA, Croghan IT, Stoner SM, Decker PA, Offord KP, Nelson M. Development and feasibility of a parental support intervention for adolescent smokers. Subst Use Misuse. 2008; 43(3-4):497-511.
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  22. Ames SC, Tan WW, Ames GE, Stone RL, Rizzo TD Jr, Heckman MG, Crook JE, Clark MM, Rummans TA, Werch CE. Quality of life of men with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2008; 26(2):17-34.
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  23. Werch CE, Bian H, Moore MJ, Ames S, DiClemente CC, Weiler RM. Brief multiple behavior interventions in a college student health care clinic. J Adolesc Health. 2007 Dec; 41(6):577-85.
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  24. Ames SC, Patten CA, Werch CE, Schroeder DR, Stevens SR, Fredrickson PA, Echols JD, Pennebaker JW, Hurt RD. Expressive writing as a smoking cessation treatment adjunct for young adult smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2007 Feb; 9(2):185-94.
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  25. Werch CC, Grenard JL, Burnett J, Watkins JA, Ames S, Jobli E. Translation as a function of modality: the potential of brief interventions. Eval Health Prof. 2006 Mar; 29(1):89-125.
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  26. Ames SC, Patten CA, Offord KP, Pennebaker JW, Croghan IT, Tri DM, Stevens SR, Hurt RD. Expressive writing intervention for young adult cigarette smokers. J Clin Psychol. 2005 Dec; 61(12):1555-70.
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  27. Warner DO, Patten CA, Ames SC, Offord KP, Schroeder DR. Effect of nicotine replacement therapy on stress and smoking behavior in surgical patients. Anesthesiology. 2005 Jun; 102(6):1138-46.
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  28. Ames SC, Vickers KS, Decker PA, Patten CA, Colligan RC, Vargas-Chanes D, Schroeder D, Offord KP. Select Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) scales as predictors of tobacco abstinence following treatment for nicotine dependence. Psychol Health. 2005 Jun; 20(3):331-51.
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  29. Ames SC, Offord KP, Nirelli LM, Patten CA, Friedrich WN, Decker PA, Hurt RD. Initial development of a new measure of minor stress for adolescents: the adolescent minor stress inventory. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 2005 Jun; 34(3):207-19.
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  30. Ebbert JO, Klinkhammer MD, Stevens SR, Rowland LC, Offord KP, Ames SC, Dale LC. A survey of characteristics of smokeless tobacco users in a treatment program. Am J Health Behav. 2005 Jan-Feb; 29(1):25-35.
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  31. Hooten WM, Wolter TD, Ames SC, Hurt RD, Vickers KS, Offord KP, Hays JT. Personality correlates related to tobacco abstinence following treatment. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2005; 35(1):59-74.
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  32. Warner DO, Patten CA, Ames SC, Offord K, Schroeder D. Smoking behavior and perceived stress in cigarette smokers undergoing elective surgery. Anesthesiology. 2004 May; 100(5):1125-37.
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  33. Patten CA, Offord KP, Ames SC, Decker PA, Croghan IT, Dornelas EA, Pingree S, Boberg EW, Gustafson DH, Ahluwalia JS, Wolter TD, Hurt RD. Differences in adolescent smoker and nonsmoker perceptions of strategies that would help an adolescent quit smoking. Ann Behav Med. 2003 Oct; 26(2):124-33.
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  34. Patten CA, Ames SC, Ebbert JO, Wolter TD, Hurt RD, Gauvin TR. Tobacco use outcomes of adolescents treated clinically for nicotine dependence. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001 Jul; 155(7):831-7.
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  35. Ames SC, Jones GN, Howe JT, Brantley PJ. A prospective study of the impact of stress on quality of life: an investigation of low-income individuals with hypertension. Ann Behav Med. 2001 Spring; 23(2):112-9.
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  36. Jones GN, Ames SC, Jeffries SK, Scarinci IC, Brantley PJ. Utilization of medical services and quality of life among low-income patients with generalized anxiety disorder attending primary care clinics. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2001; 31(2):183-98.
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  37. Applegate BW, Ames SC, Mehan DJ Jr, McKnight GT, Jones GN, Brantley PJ. Maximizing medication adherence in low-income hypertensives: a pilot study. J La State Med Soc. 2000 Jul; 152(7):349-56.
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  38. Ames SC, Roitzsch JC. The impact of minor stressful life events and social support on cravings: a study of inpatients receiving treatment for substance dependence. Addict Behav. 2000 Jul-Aug; 25(4):539-47.
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  39. Brantley PJ, Mehan DJ Jr, Ames SC, Jones GN. Minor stressors and generalized anxiety disorder among low-income patients attending primary care clinics. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1999 Jul; 187(7):435-40.
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  40. Scarinci IC, Ames SC, Brantley PJ. Chronic minor stressors and major life events experienced by low-income patients attending primary care clinics: a longitudinal examination. J Behav Med. 1999 Apr; 22(2):143-56.
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