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Research Output 1992 2019

2019

Nature Inspired Scenes for Guided Mindfulness Training: Presence, Perceived Restorativeness and Meditation Depth

Costa, M. R., Bergen-Cico, D. K., Grant, T., Herrero, R., Navarro, J., Razza, R. A. & Wang, Q., Jan 1 2019, Augmented Cognition - 13th International Conference, AC 2019, Held as Part of the 21st HCI International Conference, HCII 2019, Proceedings. Schmorrow, D. D. & Fidopiastis, C. M. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 517-532 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11580 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Virtual reality
Virtual Environments
Human Performance
Health
Necessary
Virtual reality
Health
2018
12 Downloads (Pure)

Community gun violence as a social determinant of elementary school achievement

Bergen-Cico, D., Lane, S. D., Larsen, D. A., Keefe, R. H., Rubinstein, R. A., Jennings-Bey, T. N., Salaam Jennings-Bey, N. & Panasci, A., 2018, In : Social Work in Public Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Firearms
Violence
elementary school
Language Arts
determinants

Community Gun Violence as a Social Determinant of Elementary School Achievement

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Lane, S. D., Keefe, R. H., Larsen, D. A., Panasci, A., Salaam, N., Jennings-Bey, T. & Rubinstein, R. A., Nov 17 2018, In : Social Work in Public Health. 33, 7-8, p. 439-448 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Firearms
Violence
elementary school
Language Arts
determinants

Culturally congruent mentorship can reduce disruptive behavior among elementary school students: results from a pilot study

Owora, A. H., Salaam, N., Russell Leed, S. H., Bergen-cico, D., Jennings-bey, T., El, A. H., Rubinstein, R. A. & Lane, S. D., Dec 1 2018, In : Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 4, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dog Ownership and Training Reduces Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms and Increases Self-Compassion Among Veterans: Results of a Longitudinal Control Study

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Smith, Y. N., Wolford, K., Gooley, C., Hannon, K., Woodruff, R., Spicer, M. & Gump, B. B., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 24, 12, p. 1166-1175 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ownership
Veterans
Longitudinal Studies
Dogs
Control Groups
Ownership
Veterans
Longitudinal Studies
Dogs
Control Groups

Exploring the efficacy of mindfulness in promoting self-compassion and stress management among inner-city youth

Reid, S., Razza, R. A. & Bergen-Cico, D., Oct 2018, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Measuring the neural correlates of mindfulness with functional near-infrared spectroscopy.

Bergen-Cico, D., Hirshfield, L. M., Costa, M., Hincks, S., Jacob, R. J. K. & Russell, M., 2018, Empirical Studies of Contemplative Practices. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 117 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mindfulness
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
Research Personnel
Equipment and Supplies
Brain

Mindfulness and contemplative practices for diverse cultures

Bergen-Cico, D. & Proulx, J., 2018, Empirical Studies of Contemplative Practices. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 145 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

cultural history
social stratum
economics
lack
Teaching
Open Access
Mindfulness
Professional Burnout
Mental Health

xR-Based Systems for Mindfulness Based Training in Clinical Settings

Costa, M. R., Bergen-Cico, D. K., Hererro, R., Navarro, J., Razza, R. A. & Wang, Q., Jan 1 2018, Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality: Applications in Health, Cultural Heritage, and Industry - 10th International Conference, VAMR 2018, Held as Part of HCI International 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 31-39 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10910 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Virtual reality
Health
Virtual Reality
Acute
Military
2017

Age as a Predictor of Cannabis Use

Bergen-Cico, D. & Rizzo, R., Jan 24 2017, Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies: Biology, Pharmacology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Elsevier, p. 33-43 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cannabis
Age Groups
Medical Marijuana
Age Factors
Belgium
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access

Cost Analysis of the Country of Georgia's Street Level Drug Testing Policy

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Otiashvili, D., Kirtadze, I., Zabransky, T. & Tsertsvadze, V., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. 10, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substance Abuse Detection
drug use
drug
Costs and Cost Analysis
costs

Cost analysis of the country of Georgia’s street level drug testing policy.

Bergen-Cico, D., Otiashvili, D., Kirtadze, I., Zebransky, T. & Tsertsvadze, V., 2017, In : Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Exploring the New Phenomena of Home-Made Extraction and Injection of Ephedra Plant Product in Georgia

Otiashvili, D., Kirtadze, I. & Bergen-Cico, D. K., Feb 2 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Substance Use and Misuse. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ephedra
Coniferophyta
drug
Injections
Pharmaceutical Preparations
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hepatitis C Risk and Protective Factors Associated With Drug Policies in the Republic of Georgia

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Sikharulidze, K., Ivanashvili, N., Ivanishvili, M. & Keshelava, T., Mar 1 2017, In : World Medical and Health Policy. 9, 1, p. 45-64 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Georgia (Republic)
Opiate Substitution Treatment
Hepatitis C
Prisons
Pharmaceutical Preparations
10 Citations (Scopus)

Neighborhood trauma due to violence: A multilevel analysis

Lane, S. D., Rubinstein, R. A., Bergen-Cico, D. K., Jennings-Bey, T., Stone Fish, L., Larsen, D. A., Fullilove, M. T., Schimpff, T. R., Ducre, K. A. & Robinson, J. A., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 28, 1, p. 446-462 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multilevel Analysis
Violence
Wounds and Injuries
Urban Renewal
Drug Legislation
2016
19 Citations (Scopus)

A Randomized Clinical Trial of Primary Care Brief Mindfulness Training for Veterans With PTSD

Possemato, K., Bergen-Cico, D. K., Treatman, S., Allen, C., Wade, M. & Pigeon, W., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Psychology. 72, 3, p. 179-193 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mindfulness
Veterans
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Primary Health Care
Randomized Controlled Trials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) Use, Addiction Potential, and Legal Status

Bergen-Cico, D. K. & MacClurg, K., May 13 2016, General Processes and Mechanisms, Prescription Medications, Caffeine and Areca, Polydrug Misuse, Emerging Addictions and Non-Drug Addictions. Elsevier, Vol. 3. p. 903-911 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mitragyna
Jurisprudence
Alkaloids
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Internet

Kratom use, abuse and addiction

Bergen-Cico, D., 2016, The Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse. Preedy, V. (ed.). London, Vol. 3. p. 903 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mitragyna speciosa
Mitragyna
Thailand
Philippines
Malaysia
1 Citation (Scopus)

Opioid Prescription Drug Abuse and Its Relation to Heroin Trends

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Scholl, S., Ivanashvili, N. & Cico, R., Mar 23 2016, Foundations of Understanding, Tobacco, Alcohol, Cannabinoids and Opioids. Elsevier, Vol. 1. p. 878-887 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Prescription Drug Misuse
Heroin
Opioid Analgesics
Buprenorphine
Prescriptions

Trauma and Neurological Risks of Addiction

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Wolf-Stanton, S., Filipovic, R. & Weisberg, J., Mar 23 2016, Foundations of Understanding, Tobacco, Alcohol, Cannabinoids and Opioids. Elsevier, Vol. 1. p. 61-70 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Endocannabinoids
Cannabis
Wounds and Injuries
Anxiety
2015
42 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing Preschoolers’ Self-Regulation Via Mindful Yoga

Razza, R. A., Bergen-Cico, D. K. & Raymond, K., 2015, In : Journal of Child and Family Studies. 24, 2, p. 372-385 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Yoga
self-regulation
Mindfulness
Preschool Children
preschool child
36 Downloads (Pure)

Examination of safe crack use kit distribution from a public health perspective.

Bergen-Cico, D., 2015, In : World Medical and Health Policy. 7, 4, p. 349-367 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Public Health
Harm Reduction
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Canada
Infectious Disease Transmission
102 Downloads (Pure)
File
Hydrocortisone
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Sleep
Anxiety
Pain
5 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility and Acceptability of a Brief Mindfulness Program for Veterans in Primary Care with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Pigeon, W., Allen, C., Possemato, K., Bergen-Cico, D. K. & Treatman, S., Oct 13 2015, In : Mindfulness. 6, 5, p. 986-995 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mindfulness
posttraumatic stress disorder
Veterans
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Primary Health Care
12 Citations (Scopus)
Yoga
Foster Home Care
self-regulation
Curriculum
curriculum
10 Citations (Scopus)

The Trauma Response Team: a Community Intervention for Gang Violence

Jennings-Bey, T., Lane, S. D., Rubinstein, R. A., Bergen-Cico, D. K., Haygood-El, A., Hudson, H., Sanchez, S. & Fowler, F. L., Aug 18 2015, In : Journal of Urban Health. 92, 5, p. 947-954 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homicide
Violence
homicide
trauma
Firearms
2014
34 Citations (Scopus)

Reductions in cortisol associated with primary care brief mindfulness program for veterans with PTSD

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Possemato, K. & Pigeon, W., Dec 10 2014, In : Medical Care. 52, p. S25-S31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mindfulness
Veterans
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Hydrocortisone
Primary Health Care
10 Citations (Scopus)

Street addiction: A proposed theoretical model for understanding the draw of street life and gang activity

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Haygood-El, A., Jennings-Bey, T. N. & Lane, S. D., 2014, In : Addiction Research and Theory. 22, 1, p. 15-26 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crime
Criminal Law
Theoretical Models
Interviews
Behavioral Medicine
29 Citations (Scopus)

The mediating effects of mindfulness and self-compassion on trait anxiety

Bergen-Cico, D. K. & Cheon, S., Sep 1 2014, In : Mindfulness. 5, 5, p. 505-519 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mindfulness
Anxiety
anxiety
meditation
Meditation
2013
8 Citations (Scopus)
Cannabis
alcohol
Alcohols
Drinking
school graduate
54 Citations (Scopus)

Examining the efficacy of a brief mindfulness-based stress reduction (brief MBSR) program on psychological health

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Possemato, K. & Cheon, S., Aug 1 2013, In : Journal of American College Health. 61, 6, p. 348-360 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mindfulness
Psychology
Health
Anxiety
Addictive Behavior
2 Citations (Scopus)
Democracy
Eastern Europe
Administrative Personnel
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Public Policy
2012
8 Citations (Scopus)
academic achievement
student
event
alcohol
anxiety

War and Drugs: The Role of Military Conflict in the Development of Substance Abuse

Bergen-Cico, D., 2012, First ed. New York: Routledge. 200 p.

Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

military conflict
substance abuse
drug
trauma
Military
2010
6 Citations (Scopus)
alcohol consumption
Alcohol Drinking
Students
Education
alcohol
2006
2 Citations (Scopus)
Dietetics
Life Style
Counseling
Students
Vegetables
2003
48 Citations (Scopus)

Self-reported drinking-game participation of incoming college students

Borsari, B., Bergen-Cico, D. K. & Carey, K. B., Jan 2003, In : Journal of American College Health. 51, 4, p. 149-154 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drinking
alcohol
Students
participation
student
1992
9 Citations (Scopus)
Body Constitution
Diet Records
Anthropometry
anthropometric measurements
Body Composition