Disentangling Within- and Between-Person Effects of Shared Risk Factors on E-cigarette and Cigarette Use Trajectories From Late Adolescence to Young Adulthood
Adolescents who use vaping products are more likely to smoke cigarettes and to increase their use of both products over time.
Oct 4, 2018
Exposure to the Tobacco Power Wall Increases Adolescents' Willingness to Use E-cigarettes in the Future
Exposure to the tobacco power wall in retail settings like convenience stores may increase adolescents' willingness to try e-cigarettes, much like other tobacco products.
Jun 28, 2018
Development and Maintenance of Standardized Cross Setting Patient Assessment Data for Post-Acute Care: Summary Report of Findings from Alpha 2 Pilot Testing
Results of the Alpha 2 feasibility test, used to help develop standardized assessment-based data elements to meet the requirements of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation(IMPACT) Act of 2014.
Jun 7, 2018
This report reviews research on sexual assault against men and describes interviews with military service providers and civilian experts. It concludes with recommendations for improving support to male sexual assault victims in the U.S. military.
May 1, 2018
Unmet Mental Health Treatment Need and Attitudes Toward Online Mental Health Services Among Community College Students
Community college students reported being open to using online mental health services, but utilization was low.
Apr 24, 2018
This report determines the preliminary impact of CalMHSA's prevention and early intervention activities on the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of California community college faculty and staff regarding supporting students' mental health needs.
Jan 3, 2018
Connections to Care (C2C): The Perspectives of Leaders at Community-Based Organizations That Are Integrating Mental Health Supports
The RAND Corporation is evaluating the results of the Connections to Care mental health program in New York City; this brief research report presents preliminary findings from interviews with leadership at participating community-based organizations.
Dec 15, 2017
Zonnic marks the tobacco industry's entry into nicotine-replacement therapy products, which may warrant new research and policy priorities.
Sep 19, 2017
Mental Health Service Utilization Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning or Queer College Students
College students are at high risk for mental health problems, yet many do not receive treatment even when services are available. Treatment needs may be even higher among sexual minority students, but little is known about how these students differ from heterosexual peers in terms of mental health needs and service utilization.
Jun 2, 2017
Development and Maintenance of Standardized Cross Setting Patient Assessment Data for Post-Acute Care: Summary Report of Findings from Alpha 1 Pilot Testing
This report presents results of the first Alpha 1 feasibility test of proposed items to include in the post-acute care patient assessment instruments for measuring seven areas of health status for Medicare beneficiaries.
Apr 27, 2017
Frequency of E-cigarette Use, Health Status, and Risk and Protective Health Behaviors in Adolescents
Adolescents who use electronic cigarettes may engage in fewer risky behaviors than their tobacco smoking peers, but their physical health and engagement in protective health behaviors is not necessarily any better.
Mar 16, 2017
Among college students, anti-smoking media messages appear to shift the beliefs and intentions of experimental smokers, a group that is at high risk of becoming regular smokers.
Cigarette smoking during adolescence appears to be more strongly associated withimpaired functioning across multiple domains for racial/ethnic minority youth in late adolescence compared with their white peers.
Placing Antismoking Graphic Warning Posters at Retail Point-of-Sale Locations Increases Some Adolescents' Susceptibility to Future Smoking
Graphic antismoking posters in places where cigarettes are sold may have the unintended effect of increasing cigarette smoking susceptibility among adolescents already at risk.
RAND evaluated the Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and Their Families, a new model of behavioral health care that provides colocated and coordinated care for veterans and their families.
Oct 26, 2016
The Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and Their Families: Documenting Structure, Process, and Outcomes of Care
This report presents an evaluation of the Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and Their Families, a new model of behavioral health care that provides colocated and coordinated care for veterans and their families.
Oct 26, 2016
Use of and Reasons for Using Multiple Other Tobacco Products in Daily and Nondaily Smokers: Associations with Cigarette Consumption and Nicotine Dependence
This study examined associations between cigarette consumption, nicotine dependence, and other tobacco product use in daily and nondaily smokers.
Do Smokers Crave Cigarettes in Some Smoking Situations More Than Others? Situational Correlates of Craving When Smoking
The authors examine variations in craving when people were smoking in various real-world situations.