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Bryan, Angela D.

Works: 13 works in 14 publications in 1 language and 24 library holdings
Genres: Academic theses 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HM251,
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Most widely held works by Angela D Bryan
What are the 'active ingredients' of change in the Theory of Planned Behavior? Evaluating the relative effectiveness of attitudes, norms, and perceived behavioral control/self-efficacy by Erika A Montanaro( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health interventions only have small to moderate effects on behavior change. The lack of a solid understanding of how the key theoretical constructs interact to motivate behavior change may be partly to blame. The current study examines the utility of each of the hypothesized determinants of behavior in the TPB (i.e., attitudes, norms, perceived behavioral control (PBC)/self-efficacy, and intentions) and explores the optimal combination of these constructs in an intervention to increase condom use intentions and behavior among college students. 287 participants were randomly assigned to one of seven computer-based interventions. 70 (24.4%) completed behavioral follow-up assessments three-months later. Simple effect analyses revealed that targeting one construct (e.g., norms) had diffuse effects on other constructs in the TPB (i.e., attitudes and intentions). Mediational analyses revealed that theory-based interventions were better at changing intentions than the control condition. Changes in attitudes toward condom use were related to changes in intentions. Finally, as predicted by the TPB, intentions predicted risky sexual behavior at follow-up. Theory-based interventions were superior to the control, but which combination of constructs is most effective at creating behavior change remains to be established
Study guide for Kenrick, Neuberg, and Cialdini : social psychology : unraveling the mystery by Angela D Bryan( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get Active a Randomized Controlled Trial of the Feasibility and Effectiveness of an Acceptance-Based Behavioral Intervention to Promote Exercise Adoption and Maintenance by Courtney Joyce Stevens( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Planned contrasts tended to suggest participants assigned to the ACT-based condition completed more exercise over Phase 1 compared to participants assigned to the other two conditions, but, evidence for between condition effects on exercise maintenance at 3-months follow-up were mixed. However, our results showed that the ACT-based condition was particularly effective at improving experiential acceptance scores over the course of the intervention, and higher scores on experiential acceptance at the end of the intervention positively predicted exercise maintenance at 3-months follow-up. Future work should assess the optimal intervention "dose" for yielding the greatest impacts on experiential acceptance scores, and explore the relationship between change in experiential acceptance and behavior over a longer-term follow-up period
Social psychology by Douglas T Kenrick( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Effects of Mindfulness Versus Distraction During Exercise: Examining Strategies to Improve Affective Response to Cardiovascular Exercise and Promote Exercise Behavior by Arielle Samantha Gillman( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The central hypotheses were partially supported. Participants in both the mindfulness and distraction conditions generally had more positive subjective response to exercise compared to participants in the associative focus active control condition. However, contrary to hypotheses, participants in the distraction condition had more positive subjective responses compared to those in the mindfulness condition
Optimizing Incentive Interventions for Obesity: Influences of Motivational and Neurocognitive Factors by Casey Keating Gardiner( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Monetary incentive interventions to promote preventative health behaviors have gained great popularity in academic research and the public sphere. These interventions offer great promise due to their scalability and applicability across many behavioral contexts and treatment settings. However, a great deal remains unknown regarding the influences of psychological (i.e., cognitive-motivational, reward processing) mediators and moderators of their effects on behavior change. An enhanced understanding of these factors will contribute to the optimization of future interventions as well as to the empirical understandings of health behavior change. Moreover, such effects will be particularly useful in guiding intervention development for target populations for behavior change interventions, including overweight and obese individuals, whose patterns of reward processing and cognitive-motivational factors may render them more responsive to certain intervention designs
Measurement invariance of alcohol instruments with Hispanic youth( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Abstract: Introduction: Despite their widespread use across clinical and research settings, no study has yet investigated the fit of several standard alcohol measures for Hispanic youth, including those used to assess motivation to change, self-efficacy, peer norms, and problem drinking. This study thus served to address this gap by evaluating measurement invariance with substance-using youth. Methods: We enrolled a large sample of regular substance-using youth who were involved with the justice system ( N  = 368; 72.9% male; 76.9% Hispanic; M age = 16.17 years). Similar to the broader Hispanic population of the southwest United States (U.S.), Hispanic youth in the sample were on average 3.5th generation (with at least 1 foreign-born grand-parent). Following standard administration and scoring procedures, all youth completed measures of motivation to change (e.g., readiness rulers, intentions to change), self-efficacy (e.g., drink refusal in social situations), peer norms (e.g., peer norms for substance use), and problem drinking (e.g., substance use quantity/frequency; Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test; Rutgers Alcohol Problems Index; Timeline FollowBack). Measurement equivalence was evaluated via multiple group confirmatory factor analysis. Results: Our results indicated that each measure evaluated herein worked equally well for Hispanic and Caucasian youth. We found measurement invariance at every level tested. Conclusions: This study supports the validity and future use of these important and widely-used alcohol use measures for high-risk substance-using Hispanic youth. Further, given the representativeness of this sample within the southwestern U.S., these results show promise for generalizability to U.S.-born Hispanic youth within this geographic region
Evaluating the Construct Validity of Adult ADHD and SCT Among College Students( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Objective: To advance our understanding of adult ADHD and sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT), the present study investigates their construct validity by exploring the nature of trait- and method-related variance in self- and parent-ratings of ADHD and SCT. Method: Using a multitrait-multimethod (MTMM) design, response variance in college undergraduates' (n = 3, 925) and a subset of their parents' (n = 2, 242) ratings was decomposed into method, trait, and error-specific variance. Results: Global evidence for convergent and discriminant validity was supported, but parameter-level comparisons suggest that method effects, situational specificity, and ADHD's core feature--inattention--are prominent. Conclusion: This investigation offers two important conclusions: (a) SCT appears to be a related but separate factor from ADHD; and (b) self- and parent-ratings of emerging adult ADHD exhibit low to moderate correlations and support the situational specificity hypothesis, suggesting that multiple raters should be consulted when assessing adult ADHD. Implications of these findings and recommendations for the continued study of SCT are discussed
Neural activation during response inhibition is associated with adolescents' frequency of risky sex and substance use( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Abstract: Objective: Introduction: While many have identified the important role of the developing brain in youth risk behavior, few have examined the relationship between salient cognitive factors (response inhibition) and different types of real-world adolescent health risk behaviors such as substance use and risky sex, within the same sample of youth. Methods: We therefore sought to examine these relationships with 95 high-risk youth (ages 14-18; M age = 16.29 years). We examined blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) response to an fMRI-based cognitive task designed to assess response inhibition (Go/NoGo) and past month risk behavior (number of substance use days; number of unprotected sex days). Results: For this sample of youth, we found significant negative correlations between past month substance use and response inhibition within the left inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) and right insula (uncorrected p <.001; extent threshold e"10 voxels). In addition, in the same contrast, we found significant positive correlations between past month risky sex and activation within the right IFG and left middle occipital gyrus (uncorrected p <.001; extent threshold e"10 voxels). Conclusions: These results suggest the particular relevance of these regions in this compelling, albeit slightly different, pattern of response for adolescent risky behaviors. Highlights: We evaluated response inhibition with two types of adolescent risk behavior. We found negative correlations between substance use and BOLD. This negative relationship was in the left inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) and right insula. We found positive correlations between risky sex and BOLD. This positive relationship was in the right IFG and left middle occipital gyrus
Testosterone and romance : the association with relationship commitment and satisfaction in heterosexual men and women by Ann E. Caldwell Hooper( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Structural neuroimaging correlates of alcohol and cannabis use in adolescents and adults( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

SHARP : sexual health and adolescent risk prevention( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

SHARP is an intensive, interactive single-session (divided into five sections) intervention lasting 3 1/2 to 4 hours that incorporates videos, lecture, group discussion and activities. The groups should be organized as all male or all female with no more than ten persons per session. The goal of SHARP is to deepen STI/HIV knowledge, improve correct condom use, reduce sexual risks and alcohol use and set long-term goals to utilize knowledge and skills learned during the session. This program is aimed at adolescents particularly those youth involved with the criminal justice system
The dynamics of success and failure: how post-behaviour evaluations relate to subsequent exercise intentions and behaviour( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Abstract : Objective: Exercise behaviour change involves multiple experiences with success and failure. The Model of Action Phases (MAP) offers a dynamic account of how success and failure influence both immediate evaluations and future decisions and actions. However, predictions from the MAP have not been formally tested. Design: A longitudinal daily diary study was used to examine how post-behaviour evaluations of exercise success and failure influence subsequent exercise intentions and behaviour. Participants ( N  = 104) set exercise goals, and then kept a daily online exercise diary for four weeks. Main outcome measures: Participants self-reported exercise behaviour, affective response to exercise, self-evaluations after success or failure at following through on intentions to exercise, and intentions to exercise in the next week. Results: Multilevel modelling revealed significant within- and between-participant relationships among post-behaviour evaluations, intentions and subsequent behaviour. Findings supported MAP-derived predictions about how success and failure at exercise are associated with feelings about exercise and the self, and inform subsequent exercise intentions and behaviour. Conclusion: Positive post-behaviour evaluations of success or failure may stabilise positive intentions and aid maintenance of exercise behaviour. Implications of these MAP-based findings for intervention design are discussed
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