Publications

Roffman, R.A., & Stephens, R.S. (2012).
Harm reduction and cannabis. In Marlatt, G.A., Larimer, M.E., & Witkiewitz, K. (eds.).
Harm reduction: Pragmatic strategies for managing high risk behaviors (2nd Edition).
NY: Guilford Press.

Walker, D. D., Neighbors, C., Rodriguez, L. M., Stephens, R. S., & Roffman, R. A. (2011).
Social norms and self-efficacy among heavy using adolescent marijuana smokers.
Psychology Of Addictive Behaviors, 25(4), 727-732.

Walker, D. D., Stephens, R., Roffman, R., DeMarce, J., Lozano, B., Towe, S., & Berg, B. (2011).
Randomized controlled trial of motivational enhancement therapy with nontreatment-seeking adolescent cannabis users: A further test of the teen marijuana
check-up.
Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25(3), 474-484.

Walker, D. Stephens, R., Rowland, J., & Roffman, R. (2011).
The influence of client behavior during motivational interviewing on marijuana treatment outcome.
Addictive Behaviors, 36, 669-673.

Gibbons, C.J., Nich, C., Steinberg, K., Roffman, R.A., Corvino, J., Babor, T.F., & Carroll, K.M. (2010).
Treatment process, alliance and outcome in brief versus extended treatments for marijuana dependence.
Addiction, 105, 1799-1808.

Roffman, R.A. (2010).
Cannabis related disorders. In Weiner, I.B., & Craighead, W.E. (eds).
The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology (4th Edition, Vol. 1, 276-7).
NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Budney, A.J., & Roffman, R.A. (2009).
Marijuana (Cannabis). In Korsmeyer, P. & Kranzler, H. R. (Eds.),
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior (3rd ed., Vol. 3, pp. 4-10).
Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA.

Swan, M., Schwartz, S., Berg, B., Walker, D., Stephens, R., & Roffman, R. (2008).
The Teen Marijuana Check-Up: An in-school protocol for eliciting voluntary self-assessment of marijuana use.
Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 8(4), 284-302.

Budney, A.J., Roffman, R., Stephens, R.S., & Walker, D. (2007).
Marijuana dependence and its treatment.
Addiction Science and Clinical Practice, 4, 4-16.

Stephens, R. S., Roffman, R. A., Fearer, S., & Williams, C., & Burke, R. S. (2007).
The Marijuana Check-Up: Promoting change in ambivalent marijuana users.
Addiction, 102, 947-957.

Walker, D.D., Roffman, R.A., Picciano, J., & Stephens, R.S. (2007).
The check-up: In-person, computerized, and telephone adaptations of motivational enhancement treatment to elicit voluntary participation by the contemplator.
Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 2(2), http://www.substanceabusepolicy.com/content/2/1/2.

Roffman, R.A., & Nicoll, A. (2007).
Disseminating accurate and balanced marijuana education: An opportunity for the policy reform movement. In Earleywine, M. (ed.)
Pot Politics: Marijuana and the Costs of Prohibition.
Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kadden, R.M., Roffman, R.A., & Steinberg, K.L. (2007).
Motivational enhancement therapy: Stand-alone and integrated interventions.
In Tober, G. & Raistrick, D. (eds.). Motivational Dialogue: Preparing addiction professionals for motivational interviewing practice.
London: Routledge.

Ruggiero, K. J., Resnick, H. S., Acierno, R., Coffey, S. F., Carpenter, M. J., Ruscio, A. M., Stephens, R. S., Kilpatrick, D. G., Stasiewicz, P. R., Roffman, R. A., Bucuvalas, M., & Galea, S. (2006).
Internet-based intervention for mental health and substance use problems in disaster-affected populations: A pilot feasibility study.
Behavior Therapy, 37, 190-205.

Lozano, B.E., Stephens, R.S., & Roffman, R.A. (2006).
Abstinence and moderate use goals in the treatment of marijuana dependence.
Addiction, 101, 1589-1597.

Walker, D., Roffman, R., Stephens, R., Berghuis, J., & Kim, W. (2006).
A brief motivational enhancement intervention for adolescent marijuana users: A preliminary randomized controlled trial.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(3), 628-632.

Berghuis, J. P., Swift, W., Roffman, R. A., Stephens, R. S., & Copeland, J. (2006).
The teen cannabis check-up: Exploring strategies for reaching young cannabis users.
In R. A. Roffman & R. S. Stephens (Eds.). Cannabis dependence: Its nature, consequences, and treatment.
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Litt, M.D., Kadden, R.M., Stephens, R.S., & The Marijuana Treatment Project Research Group. (2005).
Coping and self-efficacy in marijuana treatment: Results from the Marijuana Treatment Project.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73, 1015-1025.

DeMarce, J., Stephens, R.S., & Roffman, R.A. (2005).
Psychological distress and marijuana use before and after treatment: Testing cognitive-behavioral matching hypotheses.
Addictive Behaviors, 30, 1055-1059.

Stephens, R.S., & Roffman, R.A. (2005).
Assessment of cannabis dependence. In Donovan, D., & Marlatt, G.A. (Eds.).
Assessment of addictive behaviors (2nd ed.).
New York: Guilford.

Roffman, R.A., & Stephens, R.S. (2005).
Relapse prevention in the treatment of cannabis dependence.
In Marlatt, G.A., & Donovan, D. (Eds.). Relapse prevention (2nd ed.).
New York: Guilford.

Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., Fearer, S., Williams, C., Picciano, J., & Burke, R.S. (2004).
The Marijuana Check-up: Reaching users who are ambivalent about change.
Addiction, 99, 1323-1332.

The Marijuana Treatment Project Research Group. (2004).
Brief treatments for cannabis dependence: Findings from a randomized multisite trial.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72 (3), 455-466.

Walker, D., Roffman, R., & Stephens, R. (February, 2004).
The Teen Marijuana Check-Up: A brief motivational enhancement intervention for adolescent marijuana smokers.
Motivational Interviewing Newsletter: Updates, Education & Training (MINUET), 11(1), 11.

Campbell, A.N.C., Fisher, D.S., Picciano, J., Orlando, M., Stephens, R., & Roffman, R. (2004).
Marketing effectiveness in reaching non-treatment-seeking marijuana smokers.
Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 4 (1), 39-59.

Doyle, A., Swan, M., Roffman, R., & Stephens, R. (2003).
The marijuana check-up: A brief intervention tailored for individuals in the contemplation stage.
Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 3 (4), 53-71.

Stephens, R.S., Babor, T.F., Kadden, R., Miller, M., & the Marijuana Treatment Project Research Group. (2002).
The marijuana treatment project: Rationale, design, and participant characteristics.
Addiction, 97 (Suppl 1), 109-124.

Steinberg, K.L., Roffman, R.A., Carroll, K.M., Kabela, E., Kadden, R., Miller, M., Duresky, D., & the Marijuana Treatment Project Research Group. (2002).
Tailoring cannabis dependence treatment for a diverse population.
Addiction, 97 (Suppl 1), 135-142.

Vendetti, J., McRee, B., Miller, M., Christiansen, K., Herrell, J., & the Marijuana Treatment Project Research Group. (2002).
Correlates of pre-treatment drop-out among persons with marijuana dependence.
Addiction, 97 (Suppl 1), 125-134..

Solowij, N., Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., & Babor, T. (2002).
Does marijuana use cause long-term cognitive deficits? To the editor.
Journal of the American Medical Association, 287, 2653-2654.

Solowij, N., Babor, T. Stephens, R.S., & Roffman, R.A. for the Marijuana Treatment Project Research Group. (2002).
Does marijuana use cause long-term cognitive deficits? In reply.
Journal of the American Medical Association, 287, 2652-2653.

Solowij, N., Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., Babor, T., Kadden, R., Miller, M., Christiansen, K., McRee, B., Vendetti, J. for the Marijuana Treatment Project Research Group. (2002).
Cognitive functioning of long term heavy cannabis users seeking treatment.
Journal of the American Medical Association, 287, 1123-1131.

Solowij, N., Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., & the Marijuana Treatment Project Group (2001).
Cognitive functioning among long term cannabis users seeking treatment: Neuropsychological assessment prior to quitting.
In 2001 Symposium on the Cannabinoids, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain, June 28-30.

Copeland, J., Swift, W., Roffman, R., & Stephens, R. (2001).
A randomized controlled trial of brief cognitive-behavioral interventions for cannabis use disorder.
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 21, 55-64.

Roffman, R.A., & Stephens, R.S. (2000).
Treatment: Marijuana.
In Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive Behavior, Revised Edition.
Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference.

Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., & Curtin, L. (2000).
Comparison of extended versus brief treatments for marijuana use.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68. 898-908.

Roffman, R.A., Stephens, R.S., Curtin, L., Gordon, J.R., Craver, J.N., Stern, M., Beadnell, B., & Downey, L. (1998).
Relapse prevention as an interventive model for HIV risk-reduction in gay and bisexual men.
AIDS Education and Prevention, 10, 1-18.

Budney, A.J., Kandel, D.B., Cherek, D.R., Martin, B.R., Stephens, R.S., & Roffman, R.A. (1997).
College on problems of drug dependence meeting, Puerto Rico (June 1996): Marijuana use and dependence.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 45, 1-11.

Roffman, R.A., & Stephens, R.S. (1997).
Assessment and treatment of cannabis dependence.
In Dunner, D.L. (ed.) Current Psychiatric Therapy II.
Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.

Stephens, R.S., Wertz, J.S., & Roffman, R.A. (1995).
Self-efficacy and marijuana cessation: A construct validity analysis.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 63, 1-10.

McBride, CM, Curry, SJ, Stephens, R, Wells, EA, Roffman, R, & Hawkins, JD. (1994).
Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation for change in cigarette smokers, marijuana smokers and cocaine users.
Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 8, 243-250.

Stephens, R.S., Curtin, L., and Roffman, R.A. (1994).
Testing the abstinence violation effect construct with marijuana cessation.
Addictive Behaviors, 19, 23-32.

Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., and Simpson, E.E. (1994).
Treating adult marijuana dependence: A test of the relapse prevention model.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 62, 92-99.

Stephens, R.S., Wertz, J.S., and Roffman, R.A. (1993).
Predictors of marijuana treatment outcomes: The role of self-efficacy.
Journal of Substance Abuse, 5, 341-354.

Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., and Simpson, E.E. (1993).
Adult marijuana users seeking treatment.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 61, 1100-1104.

Roffman, R.A., Klepsch, R., Wertz, J.S., Simpson, E.E., and Stephens, R.S. (1993).
Predictors of attrition from an outpatient marijuana dependence counseling program.
Addictive Behaviors, 18, 553-566.

Stephens, R.S. and Roffman, R.A. (1993).
Adult marijuana dependence.
In J.S. Baer, G.A. Marlatt, and R.J. McMahon (Eds.), Addictive Behaviors Across the Lifespan: Prevention, Treatment and Policy Issues (pp.202-218).
Newbury Park: Sage.

Roffman, R.A. and Stephens, R.S. (1993).
Cannabis dependence. In D.L. Dunner (Ed.),
Current Psychiatric Therapy (pp. 105-109).
Orlando, Fla.: W.B. Saunders Co.

Roffman, R.A. Clinical practice with adult chronic marijuana smokers. In B. Forster and J. Salloway (Eds.),
Prevention and Treatments of Alcohol and Drug Abuse: A Socio-Epidemiological Sourcebook.
Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellon Press, 1991.

Roffman, R.A., Stephens R.S., Simpson, E.E., and Whitaker, D.L. (1989).
Relapse prevention with adult chronic marijuana smokers.
Journal of Chemical Dependencies Treatment, 2, 241-257.

Roffman, R.A., Stephens, R.S., Simpson, E.E., and Whitaker, D.L. (1988).
Treatment of marijuana dependence: Preliminary results.
Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 20, 129-137.

Roffman, R.A., and George, W.H. (1988).
Assessment of cannabis abuse.
In Donovan, D.M. and Marlatt, G. A. (Eds.),Assessment of Addictive Behaviors.
New York: Guilford.

Roffman, R.A. and Barnhart, R. (1987).
Assessing need for marijuana dependence treatment through an anonymous telephone interview.
International Journal of the Addictions, 22, 639-651.

Roffman, R.A. (1987).
Drug use and addiction. Encyclopedia of Social Work (18th Edition).
Silver Spring, MD: National Association of Social Workers, 477-487.

Roffman, R.A., and Goldstein, S. (1986).
Relapse prevention in chronic marijuana smokers.
In Carmi, A. and Schneider, S. (Eds.), Drugs and Alcohol.
Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Roffman, R.A. (1986).
Stress inoculation training in the control of THC toxicities.
International Journal of the Addictions, 21, 883-896.

Ostenson, R., Roffman, R., and Kopecky, K. (1982).
Antiemetic effects of 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in patients receiving chemotherapy.” (Abstract)
Proceedings of the 13th International Cancer Congress, 701.

Roffman, R.A. (1981).
The Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research Act in the State of Washington.
Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 2l, l33s-l40s.

Roffman, R.A. (1980).
Marihuana, health and behavior.
Drug Enforcement Intelligence Digest, 5, l3-22.

Roffman, R.A. (1980).
Intra-state marijuana law enforcement: An analysis of local attitudes and criminal justice system accommodations.
Contemporary Drug Problems, 9, 253-272.

Roffman, R.A. (1977).
Marijuana and its control in the late l970′s.
Contemporary Drug Problems, 6, 533-55l.

Roffman, R.A. (1977).
Borrowing from the National Environmental Policy Act: A model for accountable drug abuse policymaking.
Contemporary Drug Problems, 6, 373-395.

Roffman, R.A. (1976).
Addiction concepts and the Vietnam experience.
Urban and Social Change Review, 9, l6-l8.

Roffman, R.A., & Sapol, E. (1970).
Marijuana in Vietnam: A survey of use among army enlisted men in the two southern corps.
The International Journal of the Addictions, 5, l-42.

Sapol, E., & Roffman, R.A. (1969).
Marijuana in Vietnam.
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, NS9(l2), 6l5ff.