Publications for Thornton

Westat researchers publish on a wide array of topics that further our understanding of the field and focus on improving lives through research. Selected publications that communicate our findings, including books, peer-reviewed articles and technical reports, conference proceedings, and more are presented here.

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Boyle, R.G., D'Silva, J., Stanton, C.A., Carusi, C., and Tang, Z. (2017). Disparities in cigarette smoking and use of other tobacco products in Minnesota, 2003-14. Journal of Public Health, 1-8.DOIPubMed
Brooks, G.P., Diaz, E.A., and Johanson, G.A. (2017). A precision-based and adaptive approach to number of replications for Monte Carlo studies of robustness and power. General Linear Model Journal, 43(1), 31-49.Source (PDF)
McGurk, S.R., Drake, R.E., Xie, H., Riley, J., Milfort, R., Hale, T.W., and Frey, W.D. (2017). Cognitive predictors of work among Social Security Disability Insurance beneficiaries with psychiatric disorders enrolled in IPS supported employment. Schizophrenia Bulletin.DOIPubMed
2016 Publications
Nichols, S.L., Bethel, J., Kapogiannis, B.G., Li, T., Woods, S.P., Patton, E.D., Ren, W., Thornton, S., Major-Wilson, H.O., Puga, A.M., et al. - See the entire list of authors for "Antiretroviral treatment initiation does not differentially alter neurocognitive functioning over time in youth with behaviorally acquired HIV" Sleasman, J.W., Rudy, B.J., Wilson, C.M., and Garvie, P.A. (2016). Antiretroviral treatment initiation does not differentially alter neurocognitive functioning over time in youth with behaviorally acquired HIV. Journal of NeuroVirology, 22(2), 218-230.DOIPubMed
Brown, L.K., Kennard, B.D., Emslie, G.J., Mayes, T.L., Whiteley, L.B., Bethel, J., Xu, J., Thornton, S., Tanney, M.R., Hawkins, L.A., et al. - See the entire list of authors for "Effective treatment of depressive disorders in medical clinics for adolescents and young adults living with HIV: A controlled trial" Garvie, P.A., Subramaniam, G.J., Worrell, C.J., and Stoff, L.W. (2016). Effective treatment of depressive disorders in medical clinics for adolescents and young adults living with HIV: A controlled trial. Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes, 71(1), 38-46.PubMedSource
2015 Publications
Kahn, J.A., Rudy, B.J., Xu, J., Secord, E.A., Kapogiannis, B.G., Thornton, S., and Gillison, M.L. (2015). Behavioral, Immunologic, and virologic correlates of oral human papillomavirus infection in HIV-infected youth. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 42(5), 246-252.DOIPubMed
Belzer, M.E., K. MacDonell, Kolmodin, Clark, L.F., Huang, J.C., Olson, J., Kahana, S.Y., Naar, S., Sarr, M., and Thornton, S. (2015). Acceptability and feasibility of a cell phone support intervention for youth living with HIV with nonadherence to antiretroviral therapy. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 29(6), 338-345.DOIPubMed
2014 Publications
Belzer, M.E., Naar-King, S., Olson, J., Sarr, M., Thornton, S., Kahana, S.Y., Gaur, A.H., and Clark, L.F. (2014). The use of cell phone support for non-adherent HIV-infected youth and young adults: An initial randomized and controlled intervention trial. AIDS and Behavior, 18(4), 686-696.DOIPubMed
Esposito-Smythers, C., Brown, L.K., Wolff, J., Xu, J., Thornton, S., and Tidey, J. (2014). Substance abuse treatment for HIV-infected young people: An open pilot trial. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46(2), 244-250.DOIPubMed
Kennard, B., Brown, L., Hawkins, L., Risi, A., Radcliffe, J., Emslie, G., Mayes, T., King, J., Foxwell, A., Buyukdura, J., et al. - See the entire list of authors for "Development and implementation of health and wellness CBT for individuals with depression and HIV" Bethel, J., Naar-King, S., Xu, J., Lee, S., Garvie, P., London, C., Tanney, M., and Thornton, S. (2014). Development and implementation of health and wellness CBT for individuals with depression and HIV. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 21(2), 237-246.DOIPubMed
Nichols, S.L., Lowe, A., Zhang, X., Garvie, P.A., Thornton, S., Goldberger, B.A., Hou, W., Goodenow, M.M., and Sleasman, J.W. (2014). Concordance between self-reported substance use and toxicology among HIV-infected and uninfected at risk youth. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 134, 376-382.DOIPubMed