Edward Lichtenstein, Ph.D.

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Education & Training

Ph.D., 1961
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Psychology

M.A., 1957
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Psychology

B.A., 1956
Duke University, Durham, NC
Psychology

Edward Lichtenstein is Senior Scientist at Oregon Research Institute and Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, at the University of Oregon. He has conducted tobacco cessation and prevention research for over 40 years and has published numerous empirical papers and reviews of the literature. Dr. Lichtenstein has contributed to several Surgeon General Reports on smoking and health and has served on numerous review panels and advisory groups. His current interests in tobacco cessation emphasizes telephone counseling (Quitlines), and brief interventions in healthcare settings, and Internet-based interventions.

Current Projects

Evaluating New Nicotine Standards for Cigarettes-Project 2

PROJECT PERIOD

05/01/14 - 08/31/16

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Herbert Severson

Co-Investigators
Edward Lichtenstein

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Web and Mobile Smoking Cessation Intervention

PROJECT PERIOD

03/21/13 - 02/28/17

FUNDING AGENCY

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Brian Danaher, John Seeley

Co-Investigators
Edward Lichtenstein, Herbert Severson

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A Multi-Media Approach to Partner Support in Smokeless Tobacco Cessation

PROJECT PERIOD

09/01/12 - 08/31/17

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Laura Akers

Co-Investigators
Judy Andrews, Edward Lichtenstein, Herbert Severson

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Publications

Danaher, B. G., Severson, H. H., Crowley, R., van Meter, N., Tyler, M. S., Widdop, C., Lichtenstein, E., & Ebbert, J. O. (2015). Randomized controlled trial examining the adjunctive use of nicotine lozenges with MyLastDip: an eHealth smokeless tobacco cessation intervention. Internet Interventions, 2, 69-76. Abstract or Free Full Text PDF

Danaher, B. G., Severson, H. H., Zhu, S.-H., Andrews, J. A., Cummins, S. E., Lichtenstein, E., Tedeschi, G. J., Hudkins, C., Widdop, C., Crowley, R., & Seeley, J. R. (2015). Randomized controlled trial of the combined effects of Web and Quitline interventions for smokeless tobacco cessation, Internet Interventions, 2(2), 143-151.  Abstract or Free Full Text PDF

Severson, H. H., Danaher, B. G., Ebbert, J. O., van Meter, N., Lichtenstein, E., Widdop, C., Crowley, R., Akers, L., & Seeley, J. R. (2015). Randomized trial of nicotine lozenges and phone counseling for smokeless tobacco cessation. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 17(3), 309-315.

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Danaher, B. G., Severson, H. H., Andrews, J. A., Tyler, M. S., Lichtenstein, E., Woolley, T. G., Seeley, J. R. (2013). Randomized controlled trial of MyLastDip: A web-based smokeless tobacco cessation program for chewers ages 14-25. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 15(9), 1502-1510. Abstract or Full Text

Severson, H. H., Andrews, J.A., Lichtenstein, E., & Gordon, J. A. (in press) A dental office intervention for cessation of use of smokeless tobacco. Proceedings of the 10th World Conference on Tobacco or Health.

Gordon, J.S., Andrews, J.A., Crews, K.C., Payne, T.J., Severson, H.H., & Lichtenstein, E (2010) Faxed quitline referrals: Do they add value to dental office-based tobacco cessation interventions? Journal of the American Dental Association, 141, 1000-1007.

Danaher, B. G., Lichtenstein, E., McKay, H. G., & Seeley, J. R. (2009). Use of non-assigned smoking cessation programs among participants of a web-based randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 11(2), e26. Abstract or Free Full Text

Danaher, B. G., Lichtenstein, E., Andrews, J. A., Severson, H. H., Akers, L., & Barckley, M. (2009). Women helping chewers: Effects of partner support on 12-month tobacco abstinence in a smokeless tobacco cessation trial. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 11(3), 332-335.

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Severson, H. H., Gordon, J. S., Danaher, B. G., & Akers, L. (2008). ChewFree.com: Evaluation of a web-based cessation program for smokeless tobacco users. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 10(2), 381-391.

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McKay, H. G., Danaher, B. G., Seeley, J. R., Lichtenstein, E., & Gau, J. M. (2008). Comparing two Web-based smoking cessation programs: Randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 10(5), e40. Abstract or Free Full Text

McKay, H. G., Danaher, B. G., Seeley, J. R., Lichtenstein, E., & Gau, J. (2008). Results of a randomized controlled trial of a Web-based smoking cessation program. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 10(5), e40.

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Akers, L., Severson, H. H., Andrews, J. A. & Lichtenstein, E.  (2007). Cost effectiveness of self-help smokeless tobacco cessation programs. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 9, 907-914.

Severson, H. H., Andrews, J. A., Lichtenstein, E., Danaher, B. G., & Akers, L. (2007). Self-help cessation programs for smokeless tobacco users: Long-term follow-up of a randomized trial. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 9(2), 281-289.

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Lichtenstein, E., Lee, M. E., Boles, S. M., Hampson, S. E., Glasgow, R. E., & Fellows, J. (2007). Using radon risk to motivate smoking reduction II: Evaluation of brief telephone counseling and a targeted video. Health Education Research; doi:10.1093/her/cym016.

Akers, L., Gordon, J. S., Andrews, J. A., Barckley, M., Lichtenstein, E., & Severson, H. H. (2006).  Cost-effectiveness of changing health professionals’ behavior:  Training dental hygienists in brief interventions for smokeless tobacco cessation. Preventive Medicine, 43, 482- 487.

Hampson, S. E. , Andrews, J. A., Barckley, M., Lichtenstein, E. , & Lee, M. (2006). Personality traits, perceived risk, and risk-reduction behaviors: A further study of smoking and radon. Health Psychology, 25, 530-536. PMCID: PMC2409280  Abstract

Gordon, J. S., Lichtenstein, E. Severson, H. H. & Andrews, J. A. (2006).  Tobacco cessation in dental settings: Research findings and future directions. Drug and Alcohol Review, 25, 25-35.

Gordon, J. S., Andrews, J. A., Lichtenstein, E., Severson, H. H. & Akers, L. (2005).   Disseminating a smokeless tobacco cessation intervention model to dental hygienists:   A Randomized comparison of personalized instruction and self study methods. Health Psychology, 24 (5), 447-455.

Gordon, J. S., Andrews, J. A., Lichtenstein, E., & Severson, H. H. (2005).   The impact of a brief tobacco cessation intervention in public health dental clinics. Journal of American Dental Association, 136, 179-86.

Glasgow, R. E., Boles, S. M., Lichtenstein, E., Lee, M. E., & Foster, L. (2004). Adoption, reach and implementation of a novel smoking control program: Analysis of a public utility - research organization partnership. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 6, 269-274

Smedslund, G., Fisher, K.J., Boles, S.M., & Lichtenstein, E. (2004). The effectiveness of workplace smoking cessation programs: A meta-analysis of recent studies. Tobacco Control, 1(9), 1-8.

Hampson, S.E., Andrews, J.A., Barckley, M., Lee, M.E., & Lichtenstein, E. (2003). Assessing perceptions of synergistic health risk: A comparison of two scales. Risk Analysis, 23, 1021-1029

Feil, E.G., Noell, J., Lichtenstein, E., Boles, S. & McKay, H.G. (2003). Lessons learned from a pilot study. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 5(2), 189-194.

Gordon, J.S., Andrews, J.A., Lichtenstein, E., Severson, H.H., Akers, L. & Williams, C. (2002). Ophthalmologists' and optomotrists' attitudes and behaviors regarding tobacco cessation intervention. Tobacco Control, 11, 84-85.

Gordon, J.S., Williams, C., Lichtenstein, E., Barckley, M.F., Andrews, J.A., & Severson, H.H. (2002). Smoke gets in your eyes: Ophthalmologists’ and optometrists’ attitudes and behaviors regarding tobacco cessation intervention. Tobacco Control 11(1), 84-85.

Lichtenstein, E., Andrews, J. A., Barckley, M., Akers, L., & Severson, H. H. (2002). Women helping chewers: Partner support and smokeless tobacco cessation. Health Psychology, 21, 273-278.

Hampson, S. E., Andrews, J. A., Lee, M. E., Lichtenstein, E. & Barckley, M. (2001). Conscientiousness, Perceived Risk, and Risk-Reduction Behaviors: A Preliminary Study. Health Psychology, 19(5), 496-500 .

Valanis, B., Lichtenstein, E., Mullooly, J. P., Labuhn, K., Brody, K., Severson, H. H., & Stevens, N. (2001). Maternal smoking cessation and relapse prevention during health care visits. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 20(1), 1-8.

Andrews, J. A., Severson, H. H., Akers, L., Lichtenstein, E. & Barckley, M. (2001). Who enrolls in a self help cessation program? Addictive Behaviors, 26, 757-764.

Severson, H. H., Andrews, J. A., Lichtenstein, E., Gordon, J. S., Barckley, M. & Akers, L. (2000) A self-help cessation program for smokeless tobacco users: Comparison of two interventions. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 2(4), 363-370.

Hampson, S.E., Andrews, J.A., Barckley, M., Lichtenstein, E., & Lee, M.L. (2000). Conscientiousness, perceived risk, and risk-reduction behaviors: A preliminary study. Health Psychology, 19, 496-500.

Severson, H. H., Akers, L., Andrews, J. A., Lichtenstein, E. & Jerome, A. (2000). Evaluating two self-help interventions for smokeless tobacco use. Addictive Behaviors, 25(3), 465-470.

Hampson, S.E., Andrews, J.A., Lee, M.E., Lichtenstein, E., & Barckley, M. (2000). Radon and cigarette smoking: Perceptions of this synergistic health risk. Health Psychology, 19, 247-252.

Lichtenstein, E., Andrews, J.A., Lee, M.E., Glasgow, R.E., & Hampson, S.E. (2000). Using radon risk to motivate smoking reduction: Evaluation of written materials and brief telephone counseling. Tobacco Control, 9, 320-326.

Andrews, J. A., Severson, H. H., Lichtenstein, E., Gordon, J. S., & Barckley, M. F. (1999). Evaluation of a Dental Office Tobacco Cessation Program: Effects on Smokeless Tobacco use. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 21, 48 - 53.

Lee, M.E., Lichtenstein, E., Andrews, J.A., Glasgow, R.E., & Hampson, S.E. (1999). Radon-smoking synergy: A population-based behavioural risk reduction approach. Preventive Medicine, 29, 222-227.

Glasgow, R. E., Foster, L. S., Lee, M. E., Hammond, S. K., Lichtenstein, E. & Andrews, J. A. (1998). Developing a brief measure of smoking in the home: Description and preliminary evaluation. Addictive Behaviors, 23, (4), 567-571.

Hampson, S.E., Andrews, J.A., Lee, M. E., Foster, L.S., Glasgow, R.E., & Lichtenstein, E. (1998). Lay understanding of synergistic risk: The case of radon and cigarette smoking. Risk Analysis, 18, 343-350.

Andrews, J. A., Severson, H. H., Lichtenstein, E., & Gordon, J. S. (1998). The relation between tobacco use and self-reported oral hygiene habits. The Journal of the American Dental Association. 129, 313 - 320.

Severson, H. H., Andrews, J. A., Lichtenstein, E., Gordon, J. A., & Barckley, M. F. (1998). Using the hygiene visit to deliver a tobacco cessation program: Results of a randomized clinical trial. The Journal of the American Dental Association,129, 993 - 999.

Severson, H.H., Andrews, J.A., Lichtenstein, E., Wall, M., & Akers, L. (1997). Reducing maternal smoking and relapse: Long-term evaluation of a pediatric intervention. Preventive Medicine 26: 120-130.

Lichtenstein, E., Glasgow, R. E., Lando, H. A., Ossip-Klein, D. J., & Boles, S. M. (1996). Telephone counseling for smoking cessation: Rationales and meta-analytic review of evidence. Health Education Research, 11, 243-257.

Lichtenstein, E., Hollis, J.F., Severson, H.H., Stevens, V.J., Vogt, T.M., Glasgow, R.E., & Andrews, J.A. Tobacco cessation interventions in health care settings: Rationale, model, outcomes. Addictive Behaviors 27(6): 709-720.

Glasgow, R. E., Boles, S. M., Lichtenstein, E., & Strycker, L. A. (1996). Tobacco Policy Rating Form: A tool for evaluating worksite and tribal smoking control policies. Tobacco Control, 5, 286-291.

Wall, M. A., Severson, H. H., Andrews, J. A., Lichtenstein, E., & Zoref, L. (1995). Pediatric office based smoking intervention: Impact on maternal smoking and relapse. Pediatrics, 96 (4), 622-628.

Severson, H. H., Andrews, J. A., Lichtenstein, E., Wall., M., & Zoref, L. (1995). Predictors of smoking during and after pregnancy: A survey of mothers of newborns. Preventive Medicine, 24, 23-28.

Andrews, J. A. & Lewinsohn, P. M. (1992). Suicidal Attempts among older adolescents: Prevalence and Co-Occurrence with Psychiatric Disorders. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 31(4),644-661.

Andrews, J. A., Hops, H., Ary, D., Lichtenstein, E., Tildesley, E. (1991). The construction, validation and use of a Guttman scale of adolescent substance use: An investigation of family relationships. The Journal of Drug Issues, 21, 557-572.

Langhinrichsen, J., Lichtenstein, E., Seeley, J. R., Hops, H., Ary, D. V., Tildesley, E., & Andrews, J. (1990). Parent-adolescent congruence for adolescent substance use. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 19, 623-635.

Hops, H., Tildesley, E., Lichtenstein, E., Ary, D. V., & Sherman, L. (1990). Parent-adolescent problem-solving interactions and drug use. American Journal of Drug & Alcohol Abuse, 16, 239-258.

Danaher, B. G. & Lichtenstein, E. (1978). Become an Ex-Smoker. New York: Prentice-Hall.

Lichtenstein, E. & Danaher, B. G. (1978). What can the physician do to assist the patient to stop smoking? In RE Brashear & ML Rhodes (Eds.), Chronic obstructive lung disease: Clinical Treatment and management, (pp. 227-241). St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby Company.

Lichtenstein, E. & Danaher, B. G. (1977). Behavior therapy and the control of cigarette smoking. In J. Steinfeld, W Griffith, KP Ball, & RM Taylor (Eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd World Conference on Smoking and Health, (pp. 455-478). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Danaher, B. G., Lichtenstein, E., & Sullivan, J. M. (1976). Comparative effects of rapid and normal smoking on heart rate and carboxyhemoglobin. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 44(4), 556-563.

Lichtenstein, E. & Danaher, B. G. (1976). Modification of smoking behavior: A critical analysis of theory, research, and practice. In M Hersen, RM Eisler, & PM Miller (Eds.), Progress in behavior modification, (pp. 79-132). New York: Academic Press.

Lichtenstein, E. & Danaher, B. G. (1974). Aversion therapy issues: A note of clarification. Behavior Therapy, 5, 112-116.

Experience

1979-
Research Scientist, 
Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon

1966-
Professor, Dept. of Psychology, 
University of Oregon (Emeritus, 1992)

1964-66 
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, 
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ilinois

1961-64 
Assistant Professor in Residence, Dept. of Psychiatry, 
UCLA Center for Health Sciences