The Social Psychology of Drug Abuse

By Steve Sussman; Susan L. Ames | Go to book overview

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Steve Sussman, PhD, received his doctorate in psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1984. He served on a clinical psychology residency at Jackson Veterans Administration and University of Mississippi Medical Centers and is now a Professor in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Psychology and Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research at the University of Southern California. He has published over 160 articles or books in the area of drug abuse prevention and cessation. Sub-areas of particular focus are psychosocial prediction of tobacco and other drug use, drug abuse prevention and cessation, and other research with high-risk populations including placing an emphasis on the use of programme development methods. Recent projects include Project Towards No Tobacco Use (TNT), a tobacco use prevention programme which is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ‘Program that Works’. Also included are Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND) which, along with Project TNT, is considered a model programme by the Centers for Substance Abuse Prevention, and Project EX, which is among the largest and most successful teen tobacco use cessation trials to date.

Susan L. Ames received BAs in clinical psychology and social work from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1978. She received an MA in psychology from California State University, Los Angeles, in 1994. She expects to receive her PhD in health behaviour research from the University of Southern California in June 2001. She has been a research assistant and doctoral student at the Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California since 1994. She has had a National Cancer Institute pre-doctoral training fellowship since 1997. She is currently a part-time staff research associate at the Department of Psychology, Substance Abuse Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles. Her research interests include implicit cognition and substance use in high-risk populations, the impact of memory on addictive behaviours, developing prediction models of substance use, prevention and harm reduction of addictive behaviours, and psychosocial correlates of drug use.

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