Preventive Medicine

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  1. Sherrill-Mittleman, D, Klesges, RC, Massey, V, Vander Weg, MW, DeBon, M. Relationship between smoking status and body weight in a military population of young adults. Addict Behav, 34 (4), 400-2, 2009.
  2. Steenbergh, TA, Whelan, JP, Meyers, AW, Klesges, RC, DeBon, M. Gambling and health risk-taking behavior in a military sample. Mil Med, 173 (5), 452-9, 2008.
  3. Vander Weg, MW, Klesges, RC, Ebbert, JO, Lichty, EJ, DeBon, M, North, F, Schroeder, DR, Dubbert, PM. Trial design: blood pressure control and weight gain prevention in prehypertensive and hypertensive smokers: the treatment and prevention study. Contemp Clin Trials, 29 (2), 281-92, 2008.
  4. Cooper, TV, DeBon, M, Haddock, CK, Esquivel, DR, Klesges, RC, Lando, H, Talcott, GW. Demographics and risky lifestyle behaviors associated with willingness to risk sexually transmitted infection in Air Force recruits. Am J Health Promot, 22 (3), 164-7, 2008.
  5. Vander Weg, MW, Peterson, AL, Ebbert, JO, Debon, M, Klesges, RC, Haddock, CK. Prevalence of alternative forms of tobacco use in a population of young adult military recruits. Addict Behav, 33 (1), 69-82, 2008.
  6. Klesges, RC, Klesges, LM, Vander Weg, MW, DeBon, M, Poston, WS, Ebbert, J, Hays, JT, Haddock, CK. Characteristics of Air Force personnel who choose pharmacological aids for smoking cessation following an involuntary tobacco ban and tobacco control program. Health Psychol, 26 (5), 588-97, 2007.
  7. Haddock, CK, Pyle, SA, DeBon, M, Weg, MW, Klesges, RC, Peterson, AL, Poston, WS. Cigarette use among two cohorts of U.S. Air Force recruits, compared with secular trends. Mil Med, 172 (3), 288-94, 2007.
  8. Ward, KD, Vander Weg, MW, Relyea, G, Debon, M, Klesges, RC. Waterpipe smoking among American military recruits. Prev Med, 43 (2), 92-7, 2006.
  9. Cooper, TV, Klesges, LM, Debon, M, Klesges, RC, Shelton, ML. An assessment of obese and non obese girls' metabolic rate during television viewing, reading, and resting. Eat Behav, 7 (2), 105-14, 2006.
  10. Klesges, RC, DeBon, M, Vander Weg, MW, Haddock, CK, Lando, HA, Relyea, GE, Peterson, AL, Talcott, GW. Efficacy of a tailored tobacco control program on long-term use in a population of U.S. military troops. J Consult Clin Psychol, 74 (2), 295-306, 2006.
  11. Vander Weg, MW, DeBon, M, Sherrill-Mittleman, D, Klesges, RC, Relyea, GE. Binge drinking, drinking and driving, and riding with a driver who had been drinking heavily among Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Personnel. Mil Med, 171 (2), 177-83, 2006.
  12. Ebbert, JO, Haddock, CK, Vander Weg, M, Klesges, RC, Poston, WS, DeBon, M. Predictors of smokeless tobacco initiation in a young adult military cohort. Am J Health Behav, 30 (1), 103-12, 2006.
  13. Haddock, CK, Poston, WS, Pyle, SA, Klesges, RC, Vander Weg, MW, Peterson, A, Debon, M. The validity of self-rated health as a measure of health status among young military personnel: evidence from a cross-sectional survey. Health Qual Life Outcomes, 4, 57, 2005.
  14. Vander Weg, MW, DeBon, M, Peterson, AL, Sherrill-Mittleman, D, Klesges, RC, Relyea, GE. Prevalence and correlates of lifetime smokeless tobacco use in female military recruits. Nicotine Tob Res, 7 (3), 431-41, 2005.
  15. Haddock, CK, Lando, HA, Pyle, SA, Debon, M, Weg, MV, Klesges, RC, Peterson, AL, Relyea, G. Prediction of adult-onset smoking initiation among U.S. Air force recruits using the pierce susceptibility questionnaire. Am J Prev Med, 28 (5), 424-9, 2005.
  16. Poston, WS, Haddock, CK, Peterson, AL, Vander Weg, MW, Klesges, RC, Pinkston, MM, DeBon, M. Comparison of weight status among two cohorts of US Air Force recruits. Prev Med, 40 (5), 602-9, 2005.
  17. Vander Weg, MW, Klesges, RC, DeBon, M. Relationship between smokeless tobacco use and body weight in young adult military recruits. Nicotine Tob Res, 7 (2), 301-5, 2005.
  18. Cooper, TV, Klesges, RC, Debon, MW, Zbikowski, SM, Johnson, KC, Clemens, LH. A placebo controlled randomized trial of the effects of phenylpropanolamine and nicotine gum on cessation rates and postcessation weight gain in women. Addict Behav, 30 (1), 61-75, 2005.
  19. Cooper, TV, DeBon, MW, Stockton, M, Klesges, RC, Steenbergh, TA, Sherrill-Mittleman, D, Jennings, LC, Johnson, KC. Correlates of adherence with transdermal nicotine. Addict Behav, 29 (8), 1565-78, 2004.
  20. Johnson, KC, Klesges, LM, Somes, GW, Coday, MC, DeBon, M. Access of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy products to minors. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 158 (3), 212-6, 2004.
  21. Ward, KD, Vander Weg, MW, Klesges, RC, Kovach, KW, Elrod, MC, DeBon, M, Haddock, CK, Talcott, GW, Lando, HA. Characteristics of highly physically active smokers in a population of young adult military recruits. Addict Behav, 28 (8), 1405-18, 2003.
  22. Watson, JM, Scarinci, IC, Klesges, RC, Murray, DM, Vander Weg, M, DeBon, M, Eck-Clemens, LH, Slawson, DL, McClanahan, B. Relationships among smoking status, ethnicity, socioeconomic indicators, and lifestyle variables in a biracial sample of women. Prev Med, 37 (2), 138-47, 2003.
  23. Ward, KD, Vander Weg, MW, Kovach, KW, Klesges, RC, DeBon, MW, Haddock, CK, Talcott, GW, Lando, HA. Ethnic and gender differences in smoking and smoking cessation in a population of young adult air force recruits. Am J Health Promot, 16 (5), 259-66, 2002.
  24. DeBon, M, Klesges, RC. Adolescents' perceptions about smoking prevention strategies: a comparison of the programmes of the American Lung Association and the Tobacco Institute. Tob Control, 5 (1), 19-25, 1996.
  25. Klesges, RC, Debon, M, Ray, JW. Are self-reports of smoking rate biased? Evidence from the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Clin Epidemiol, 48 (10), 1225-33, 1995.
  26. Klesges, RC, Klesges, LM, DeBon, M, Shelton, ML, Isbell, TR, Klem, ML. Effects of phenylpropanolamine on withdrawal symptoms. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 119 (1), 85-91, 1995.
  27. DeBon, M, Klesges, RC, Klesges, LM. Symptomatology across the menstrual cycle in smoking and nonsmoking women. Addict Behav, 20 (3), 335-43, 1995.
  28. Hultquist, CM, Meyers, AW, Whelan, JP, Klesges, RC, Peacher-Ryan, H, DeBon, MW. The effect of smoking and light activity on metabolism in men. Health Psychol, 14 (2), 124-31, 1995.