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Robert J Wellman PhD

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InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentPopulation and Quantitative Health Sciences
Address216 West Hartford Avenue
Uxbridge MA 01569
Phone508-278-6600
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    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United StatesBAPsychology
    Long Island University Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, United StatesMSEducational Psychology & Couns
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, United StatesPHDCounseling Psychology

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    1. O'Loughlin JL, Wellman RJ. Letter to the Editor Regarding "Students' Cigarette Smoking and the Perceived Nicotine Content of Their E-cigarettes". Am J Prev Med. 2018 Dec; 55(6):932-933. PMID: 30454641.
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    2. O'Loughlin JL, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin EK, Winickoff JP, Montreuil A, Wellman RJ, Sylvestre MP, Hanusaik N. Parental Cannabis Use Is Associated with Cannabis Initiation and Use in Offspring. J Pediatr. 2018 Nov 16. PMID: 30454963.
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    3. Wellman RJ, Wilson KM, O'Loughlin EK, Dugas EN, Montreuil A, O'Loughlin J. Secondhand smoke exposure and depressive symptoms in children: a longitudinal study. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Oct 20. PMID: 30346615.
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    4. Sylvestre MP, Chagnon M, Wellman RJ, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin J. Sex differences in attaining cigarette smoking and nicotine dependence milestones in novice smokers. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Mar 07. PMID: 29522067.
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    5. Wellman RJ, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin EK, Dutczak H, Montreuil A, Datta GD, O'Loughlin J. Socioeconomic status is associated with the prevalence and co-occurrence of risk factors for cigarette smoking initiation during adolescence. Int J Public Health. 2018 Jan; 63(1):125-136. PMID: 29116338.
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    6. Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin EK, Dugas EN, Montreuil A, Dutczak H, O'Loughlin J. Reasons for quitting smoking in young adult cigarette smokers. Addict Behav. 2018 Feb; 77:28-33. PMID: 28946012.
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    7. Sylvestre MP, Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin EK, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin J. Gender differences in risk factors for cigarette smoking initiation in childhood. Addict Behav. 2017 Apr 04; 72:144-150. PMID: 28399489.
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    8. O'Loughlin J, O'Loughlin EK, Wellman RJ, Sylvestre MP, Dugas EN, Chagnon M, Dutczak H, Laguë J, McGrath JJ. Predictors of Cigarette Smoking Initiation in Early, Middle, and Late Adolescence. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Mar 15. PMID: 28318910.
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    9. Wellman RJ, Dugas EN, Dutczak H, O'Loughlin EK, Datta GD, Lauzon B, O'Loughlin J. Predictors of the Onset of Cigarette Smoking: A Systematic Review of Longitudinal Population-Based Studies in Youth. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Nov; 51(5):767-778. PMID: 27180028.
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    10. Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin J. E-cigarettes: addressing gaps in knowledge. Int J Public Health. 2016 Mar; 61(2):149-50. PMID: 26971509.
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    11. O'Loughlin J, Wellman RJ, Potvin L. Whither the e-cigarette? Int J Public Health. 2016 Mar; 61(2):147-8. PMID: 26971510.
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    12. Wellman RJ, Vaughn JA, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin EK, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin JL. Relationships Between Current and Past Binge Drinking and Systolic Blood Pressure in Young Adults. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Mar; 58(3):352-7. PMID: 26903432.
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    13. Morgenstern M, DiFranza JR, Wellman RJ, Sargent JD, Hanewinkel R. Relationship between early symptoms of alcohol craving and binge drinking 2.5 years later. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Mar 01; 160:183-9. PMID: 26832933.
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    14. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, O'Loughlin J. Confirmatory factor analysis of the Autonomy over Tobacco Scale (AUTOS) in adults. Addict Behav. 2015 Nov; 50:217-21. PMID: 26162621.
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    15. Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin J. Data dilemmas and difficult decisions: on dealing with inconsistencies in self-reports. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Apr; 56(4):365-6. PMID: 25797629.
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    16. Pbert L, Farber H, Horn K, Lando HA, Muramoto M, O'Loughlin J, Tanski S, Wellman RJ, Winickoff JP, Klein JD. State-of-the-art office-based interventions to eliminate youth tobacco use: the past decade. Pediatrics. 2015 Apr; 135(4):734-47. PMID: 25780075.
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    17. Wellman RJ, Edelen MO, DiFranza JR. Item Response Theory analysis of the Autonomy over Tobacco Scale (AUTOS). Addict Behav. 2015 Jun; 45:195-200. PMID: 25697726.
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    18. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, O'Loughlin J. Recalled first reactions to inhaling nicotine predict the level of physical dependence. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Oct 1; 143:167-72. PMID: 25108583.
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    19. O'Loughlin J, Dugas EN, Brunet J, DiFranza J, Engert JC, Gervais A, Gray-Donald K, Karp I, Low NC, Sabiston C, Sylvestre MP, Tyndale RF, Auger N, Auger N, Mathieu B, Tracie B, Chaiton M, Chenoweth MJ, Constantin E, Contreras G, Kakinami L, Labbe A, Maximova K, McMillan E, O'Loughlin EK, Pabayo R, Roy-Gagnon MH, Tremblay M, Wellman RJ, Hulst A, Paradis G. Cohort Profile: The Nicotine Dependence in Teens (NDIT) Study. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Oct; 44(5):1537-46. PMID: 25022274.
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    20. Wellman RJ, Contreras GA, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin EK, O'Loughlin JL. Determinants of sustained binge drinking in young adults. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014 May; 38(5):1409-15. PMID: 24512139.
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    21. Dugas EN, O'Loughlin EK, Low NC, Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin JL. Sustained waterpipe use among young adults. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Jun; 16(6):709-16. PMID: 24379147.
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    22. DiFranza JR, Wellman RJ, Savageau JA, Beccia A, Ursprung WW, McMillen R. What aspect of dependence does the fagerström test for nicotine dependence measure? ISRN Addict. 2013; 2013:906276. PMID: 25969829.
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    23. Difranza JR, Savageau JA, Wellman RJ. A comparison of the autonomy over tobacco scale and the Fagerström test for nicotine dependence. Addict Behav. 2012 Jul; 37(7):856-61. PMID: 22472522.
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    24. Wellman RJ, Di Franza JR, Morgenstern M, Hanewinkel R, Isensee B, Sabiston CM. Psychometric properties of the Autonomy over Tobacco Scale in German. Eur Addict Res. 2012; 18(2):76-82. PMID: 22189160.
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    25. Difranza JR, Wellman RJ, Savageau JA. Does progression through the stages of physical addiction indicate increasing overall addiction to tobacco? Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2012 Feb; 219(3):815-22. PMID: 21779781.
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    26. DiFranza J, Ursprung WW, Lauzon B, Bancej C, Wellman RJ, Ziedonis D, Kim SS, Gervais A, Meltzer B, McKay CE, O'Loughlin J, Okoli CT, Fortuna LR, Tremblay M. A systematic review of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual diagnostic criteria for nicotine dependence. Addict Behav. 2010 May; 35(5):373-82. PMID: 20056335.
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    27. DiFranza JR, Wellman RJ, Ursprung WW, Sabiston C. The Autonomy Over Smoking Scale. Psychol Addict Behav. 2009 Dec; 23(4):656-65. PMID: 20025371.
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    28. Wellman R, McMillen R, Difranza J. Assessing college students' autonomy over smoking with the Hooked On Nicotine Checklist. J Am Coll Health. 2008 Mar-Apr; 56(5):549-53. PMID: 18400667.
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    29. Li Z, DiFranza JR, Wellman RJ, Kulkarni P, King JA. Imaging brain activation in nicotine-sensitized rats. Brain Res. 2008 Mar 14; 1199:91-9. PMID: 18279841.
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    30. Scragg R, Wellman RJ, Laugesen M, DiFranza JR. Diminished autonomy over tobacco can appear with the first cigarettes. Addict Behav. 2008 May; 33(5):689-98. PMID: 18207651.
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    31. DiFranza JR, Savageau JA, Fletcher K, Pbert L, O'Loughlin J, McNeill AD, Ockene JK, Friedman K, Hazelton J, Wood C, Dussault G, Wellman RJ. Susceptibility to nicotine dependence: the Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youth 2 study. Pediatrics. 2007 Oct; 120(4):e974-83. PMID: 17908753.
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    32. Laugesen M, Scragg R, Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR. R-rated film viewing and adolescent smoking. Prev Med. 2007 Dec; 45(6):454-9. PMID: 17707897.
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    33. DiFranza JR, Savageau JA, Fletcher K, O'Loughlin J, Pbert L, Ockene JK, McNeill AD, Hazelton J, Friedman K, Dussault G, Wood C, Wellman RJ. Symptoms of tobacco dependence after brief intermittent use: the Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youth-2 study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Jul; 161(7):704-10. PMID: 17606835.
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    34. DiFranza JR, Wellman RJ. Sensitization to nicotine: how the animal literature might inform future human research. Nicotine Tob Res. 2007 Jan; 9(1):9-20. PMID: 17365732.
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    35. Wellman RJ, Sugarman DB, DiFranza JR, Winickoff JP. The extent to which tobacco marketing and tobacco use in films contribute to children's use of tobacco: a meta-analysis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2006 Dec; 160(12):1285-96. PMID: 17146027.
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    36. Difranza JR, Wellman RJ. Early dating and smoking initiation: Some thoughts about a common cause. Addiction. 2006 Dec; 101(12):1682-3. PMID: 17156163.
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    37. Fernando WW, Wellman RJ, Difranza JR. The relationship between level of cigarette consumption and latency to the onset of retrospectively reported withdrawal symptoms. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2006 Oct; 188(3):335-42. PMID: 16953390.
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    38. Wellman RJ, Savageau JA, Godiwala S, Savageau N, Friedman K, Hazelton J, Difranza JR. A comparison of the Hooked on Nicotine Checklist and the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence in adult smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2006 Aug; 8(4):575-80. PMID: 16920655.
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    39. DiFranza JR, Wellman RJ, Sargent JD, Weitzman M, Hipple BJ, Winickoff JP. Tobacco promotion and the initiation of tobacco use: assessing the evidence for causality. Pediatrics. 2006 Jun; 117(6):e1237-48. PMID: 16740823.
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    40. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, Pbert L, Fletcher KE, Flint A, Young MH, Druker S. A comparison of the psychometric properties of the hooked on nicotine checklist and the modified Fagerström tolerance questionnaire. Addict Behav. 2006 Mar; 31(3):486-95. PMID: 15993004.
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    41. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, Wood C. Tobacco chippers report diminished autonomy over smoking. Addict Behav. 2006 Apr; 31(4):717-21. PMID: 15979812.
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    42. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, Savageau JA, Godiwala S, Savageau N, Friedman K, Hazelton J. The effect of abstinence on cigarette consumption upon the resumption of smoking. Addict Behav. 2006 Apr; 31(4):711-6. PMID: 15982825.
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    43. DiFranza JR, Wellman RJ. A sensitization-homeostasis model of nicotine craving, withdrawal, and tolerance: integrating the clinical and basic science literature. Nicotine Tob Res. 2005 Feb; 7(1):9-26. PMID: 15804674.
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    44. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, Savageau JA, Godiwala S, Friedman K, Hazelton J. Measuring adults' loss of autonomy over nicotine use: the Hooked on Nicotine Checklist. Nicotine Tob Res. 2005 Feb; 7(1):157-61. PMID: 15804688.
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    45. Wheeler KC, Fletcher KE, Wellman RJ, Difranza JR. Screening adolescents for nicotine dependence: the Hooked On Nicotine Checklist. J Adolesc Health. 2004 Sep; 35(3):225-30. PMID: 15313504.
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    46. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, Savageau JA, Dussault GF. Short term patterns of early smoking acquisition. Tob Control. 2004 Sep; 13(3):251-7. PMID: 15333880.
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    47. DiFranza JR, Wellman RJ. Preventing cancer by controlling youth tobacco use. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2003 Nov; 19(4):261-7. PMID: 14702860.
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    48. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR. Seasonality in onset of youth smoking parallels seasonality in cigarette sales. Tob Control. 2003 Sep; 12(3):339. PMID: 12958399.
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    49. Wellman RJ, Wellman MM. Correlates of suicide ideation in a college population. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 1988 Apr; 23(2):90-5. PMID: 3133785.
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    50. Wellman MM, Wellman RJ. Sex differences in peer responsiveness to suicide ideation. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 1986; 16(3):360-78. PMID: 3765000.
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    51. Dugas EN, Wellman RJ, Kermack A, Tremblay M, O’Loughlin J. Reasons young smokers do not use NRT even when it is available free-of-charge: an exploratory study. Can J Addict. 2016;7(2):14-21.
    52. Wellman RJ, Sugarman DB. The impact of personal expectations on counterfactual thinking about life and death medical decisions. Basic Appl Soc Psychol. 2006;28:81-89. doi:10.1207/s15324834basp2801.
    53. Wellman RJ, Sugarman DB. Wellman RJ, Sugarman DB. Does advice affect perceptions of a patient’s withdrawal from kidney dialysis? J Soc Behav Pers. 2001;16.
    54. Wellman RJ, Sugarman DB. Elder and young adults’ perceptions of the decision to withdraw from medical treatment: a replication and extension. J Soc Behav Pers. 1999;14(2):287-298.
    55. Wellman RJ, Sugarman DB. Social perceptions of medical treatment termination: rational decision or suicide? J Appl Soc Psychol. 1996;26:1378-1399. doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.1996.tb00077.x.
    56. Wellman RJ. Fear of solo driving treated with sequentially arranged behavioral methods: a case study. Behav Ther. 1978;9:290-292. doi:10.1016/S0005-7894(78)80115-4 .
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