Watson, N.L., Mull, K.E., Heffner, J.L., McClure, J.B., Bricker, J.B. Participant Recruitment and Retention in Remote eHealth Intervention Trials: Methods and Lessons Learned From a Large Randomized Controlled Trial of Two Web-Based Smoking Interventions. J Med Internet Res. 2018 Aug 24;20(8):e10351.

Langer, S.L., Romano, J.M., Todd, M., Strauman, T.J., Keefe, F.J., Syrjala, K.L., Bricker, J.B., Ghosh, N., Burns, J.W., Bolger, N., Puleo, B.K., Gralow, J.R., Shankaran, V., Westbrook, K., Zafar S.Y., Porter, L.S. Links Between Communication and Relationship Satisfaction Among Patients With Cancer and Their Spouses: Results of a Fourteen-Day Smartphone-Based Ecological Momentary Assessment Study. Front Psychol. 2018 Oct 10;9:1843.

Heffner, J.L., Mull, K.E., Watson, N.L., McClure, J.B., Bricker, J.B. Smokers with bipolar disorder, other affective disorders, and no mental health conditions: Comparison of baseline characteristics and success at quitting in a large 12-month behavioral intervention randomized trial. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Dec 1;193:35-41.

Bensley, K.M., Seelig, A.D., Armenta, R.F., Rivera, A.C., Peterson, A.V., Jacobson, I.G., Littman, A.J., Maynard, C., Bricker, J.B., Boyko, E.J., Rull, R.P., Williams, E.C. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptom Association With Subsequent Risky and Problem Drinking Initiation. J Addict Med. 2018 Sep/Oct;12(5):353-362.

Seelig, A.D., Bensley, K.M., Williams, E.C., Armenta, R.F., Rivera, A.C., Peterson, A.V., Jacobson, I.G., Littman, A.J., Maynard, C., Bricker, J.B., Rull, R.P., Boyko, E.J.; Millennium Cohort Study Team. Longitudinal Examination of the Influence of Individual Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Clusters of Symptoms on the Initiation of Cigarette Smoking. J Addict Med. 2018 Sep/Oct;12(5):363-372.

Bricker, J.B., Sridharan, V., Zhu, Y., Mull, K.E., Heffner, J.L., Watson, N.L., McClure, J.B., Di, C. Trajectories of 12-Month Usage Patterns for Two Smoking Cessation Websites: Exploring How Users Engage Over Time. J Med Internet Res. 2018 Apr 20;20(4):e10143.

Heffner, J.L., Watson, N.L., McClure, J.B., Anthenelli, R.M., Hohl, S., Bricker, J. "I Smoke Like This to Suppress These Issues That Are Flaws of My Character": Challenges and Facilitators of Cessation Among Smokers With Bipolar Disorder. (2018) Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 19:1-8.

Trone, D.W., Powell, T.M., Bauer, L.M., Seelig, A.D., Peterson, A.V., Littman, A.J., Williams, E.C., Maynard, C.C., Bricker, J.B., Boyko, E.J. Smoking and drinking behaviors of military spouses: Findings from the Millennium Cohort Family Study. (2018) Addictive Behaviors, 77:121-130.


Bricker, J.B., Mull, K.E., McClure, J.B., Watson, N.L., Heffner, J.L. Improving Quit Rates of Web-Delivered Interventions for Smoking Cessation: Full Scale Randomized Trial of versus (2017) Addiction. [Epub ahead of print]

Heffner, J.L., Mull, K.E., McClure, J.B., Bricker, J.B. Positive Affect as a Predictor of Smoking Cessation and Relapse: Does It Offer Unique Predictive Value Among Depressive Symptom Domains? (2017). Substance Use and Misuse, 21:1-9.

Seelig, A.D., Rivera, A.C., Powell, T.M., Williams, E.C., Peterson, A.V., Littman, A.J., Maynard, C., Street, A.E., Bricker, J.B., Boyko, E.J. (2017). Patterns of Smoking and Unhealthy Alcohol Use Following Sexual Trauma Among U.S. Service Members. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 30(5):502-511.

Atkins, P.W.B., Ciarrochi, J., Gaudiano, B.A., Bricker, J.B., Donald, J., Rovner, G., Smout, M., Livheim, F., Lundgren, T., Hayes, S.C. (2017). Departing from the essential features of a high quality systematic review of psychotherapy: A response to Öst (2014) and recommendations for improvement.Behavior Research and Therapy, 97:259-272.

Watson, N.L., Heffner, J.L., McClure, J.B., Mull, K.E., & Bricker, J.B. (2017). Differential prevalence of established risk factors for poor cessation outcomes among smokers by level of social anxietyAmerican Journal on Addictions, 26(2):176-182.

Bricker, J.B., Copeland, W., Mull, K.E., Zeng, E.Y., Watson, N.L., Akioka, K.J., & Heffner, J.L. (2017). Single-arm trial of the second version of an acceptance & commitment therapy smartphone application for smoking cessationDrug and Alcohol Dependence, 170:37-42.

Watson, N.L., Heffner, J.L., McClure, J.B., & Bricker, J.B. (2017). Relationship between social anxiety and smoking-specific experiential avoidance.Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 13(1): 1-5.


Heffner, J.L., Kealey, K.A., Marek, P.M., Bricker, J.B., Ludman, E.J., & Peterson, A.V. (2016). Proactive telephone counseling for adolescent smokers: Comparing regular smokers with infrequent and occasional smokers on treatment receptivity, engagement, and outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 165: 229-35. 

Mosher, C.E., Tometich, D.B., Hirsh A., Rand K.L., Johns S.A., Matthias, M.S., Outcalt, S.D., Bricker, J.B., Schneider, B., Mina, L., Storniolo, A.M., Newton, E., & Miller, K. (2016). Symptom experiences in metastatic breast cancer patients: Relationships to activity engagement, value-based living, and psychological inflexibility. Psychooncology.

Zeng, E.Y., Heffner, J.L., Copeland, W.K., Mull, K.E., & Bricker, J.B. (2016). Get with the program: Adherence to a smartphone app for smoking cessation. Addictive Behaviors, 63:120-4. 

Peterson, A.V., Marek, P.M., Kealey, K.A., Bricker, J.B., Ludman, E.J., Heffner, J.L. (2016). Does effectiveness of adolescent smoking cessation intervention endure into young adulthood? 7-year follow-up results from group randomized trialPLoS One, 11.


Boyko, E.J., Trone, D.W., Peterson, A.V., Jacobson, I.G., Littman, A.J., Maynard, C., Seelig, A.D., Crum-Cianflone, & Bricker, J.B. (2015). Longitudinal investigation of smoking initiation and relapse among younger and older US Military PersonnelAmerican Journal of Public Health, 105: 1220-9.

Bricker, J.B. (2015). Climbing above the forest and the trees: Three future directions in addiction treatment researchAddiction, 100: 414-415.

Heffner, J.L., McClure, J., Mull, K.E., Anthenelli, R., & Bricker, J.B. (2015). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and nicotine patch for smokers with bipolar disorder: preliminary evaluation of in-person and telephone-delivered treatmentBipolar Disorders, 17: 560-6.

Heffner, J.L., Mercer, L.D., Kientz, J.L., Vilardaga, R., & Bricker, J.B. (2015). Feature-level analysis of a novel smartphone application for smoking cessationAmerican Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 41: 68-73.

Jones, H.,* Mercer, L., Heffner, J.M., & Bricker, J.B. (2015). Web-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy smoking cessation treatment for smokers with depressed symptomsJournal of Dual Diagnosis, 11: 56-62. (*Student collaboration)

Schuck, K.,* Otten, R., Kleinjan, M., Bricker, J.B., & Engels, R.C.M.E. (2015). Promoting smoking cessation among parents: Effects on smoking-related cognitions and smoking initiation in childrenAddictive Behaviors, 40: 66-72. (*Student collaboration)

Zeng, E.,* Vilardaga, R., Mull, K.E., Heffner, J.L., & Bricker, J.B. (2015). Predictors of utilization of a novel smoking cessation smartphone app.Telemedicine & E-Health, 21: 998-1004. (*Student collaboration)


Bricker, J.B., Mull, K., Vilardaga, R., Kientz, J.A., Mercer, L.D., Akioka, K., & Heffner, J.L. (2014). Randomized, controlled trial of a smartphone app for smoking cessation using Acceptance and Commitment TherapyDrug and Alcohol Dependence, 143: 87-94.

Bricker, J.B., Bush, T., Zbikowski, S.M., Mercer, L.D., & Heffner, J.L. (2014). Randomized trial of telephone-delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy vs. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for smoking cessation: A pilot studyNicotine & Tobacco Research, 16: 1446-54.13.

Roth, W., Vilardaga, R., Wolfe, N., Bricker, J.B., & McDonell, M.G. (2014). Practical considerations in the development of smartphone apps for behavior changeJournal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 3: 269-72.

Schuck, K.,* Bricker, J.B., Otten, R., Kleinjan, M., & Engels, R.C.M.E. (2014). Effectiveness of proactive quitline counselling for smoking parents recruited through primary schools: results of a randomized controlled trialAddiction, 109: 830-41. (*Student collaboration)

Schuck, K.,* Otten, R., Kleinjan, M., Bricker, J.B., & Engels, R.C.M.E. (2014). Predictors of cessation treatment outcome and treatment moderators among smoking parents receiving counseling or self-help materialPreventive Medicine, 69: 126-131. (*Student collaboration)

Schuck, K., Otten, R., Kleinjan, M., Bricker, J.B., & Engels, R.C. (2014). Self-efficacy and acceptance of cravings to smoke underlie the effectiveness of quitline counseling for smoking cessationDrug and Alcohol Dependence, 142: 269-76.

Vilardaga, R., Heffner, J.L., Mercer, L.D., & Bricker, J.B. (2014). Do counselor techniques predict quitting during smoking cessation treatment? A component analysis of telephone-delivered Acceptance and Commitment TherapyBehavior Research and Therapy, 61: 89-95. 

Vilardaga, R., Bricker, J.B., & McDonell, M. (2014). The promise of mobile technologies and single case designs for the study of individuals in their natural environmentJournal of Contextual and Behavioral Science, 3: 148-153.


Bricker, J.B., Wyszynski, C.,* Comstock, B., & Heffner, J.L. (2013). Pilot randomized trial of the first web-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for smoking cessationNicotine & Tobacco Research, 15: 1756-64. (*Student collaboration)

Heffner, J.L., Wyszynski, C., Comstock, B., & Bricker, J.B. (2013). Overcoming recruitment challenges of web-based interventions for tobacco use: The case of web-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for smoking cessationAddictive Behaviors, 38: 2473-6.

Holman, L.,* Bricker, J.B., & Comstock, B. (2013). Psychological predictors of male smokeless tobacco use initiation and cessation: A 16-year longitudinal studyAddiction, 108: 1327-35. (*Student collaboration)

Schuck, K., Otten, R., Kleinjan, M., Bricker, J.B., & Engels, RCME. (2013). School-based promotion of cessation support: Reach of proactive mailings and acceptability of treatment in smoking parents recruited into cessation support through primary schoolsBMC Public Health, 13: 381.


Bricker, J.B., Liu, J., Ramey, M.R., & Peterson, A.V. (2012). Psychosocial factors in adolescent nicotine dependence symptoms: A sample of high school juniors who smoke dailySubstance Use & Misuse, 47: 640-648.

Schimmel-Bristow, A.,* Bricker, J.B., & Comstock, B. (2012). Can Acceptance & Commitment Therapy be delivered with fidelity as a brief telephone intervention?Addictive Behaviors, 37: 517-520. (*Student collaboration)


Bricker, J.B., & Tollison, S. (2011). Comparison of Motivational Interviewing with Acceptance & Commitment Therapy: A conceptual and clinical reviewBehavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 39: 541-549.

Bricker, J.B., Schiff, L., Comstock, B., Wyszynski, C., & Schimmel-Bristow, A. (2011). Does avoidant coping influence young adults’ smoking?: A ten-year longitudinal studyNicotine & Tobacco Research, 13: 998-1002.  

Otten, R., Bricker, J.B., Liu, J.L., & Peterson, A.V. (2011).  Adolescent psychological and social predictors of young adult smoking acquisition and cessation: A ten-year longitudinal studyHealth Psychology, 30: 163-170. (Note: A collaboration with colleagues in The Netherlands)

Schuck, K., Otten, R., Kleinjan, M., Bricker, J.B., & Engels, R.C.M.E. (2011). Effectiveness of proactive telephone counseling for smoking cessation in parents: Study protocol of a randomized controlled trialBMC Public Health, 11: 732. (Note: A collaboration with colleagues in The Netherlands)

Wyszynski, C.,* Bricker, J.B., & Comstock, B. (2011). Parental smoking cessation and child daily smoking: A nine-year longitudinal study of mediation by child cognitions about smokingHealth Psychology, 30: 171-176. (*Student collaboration)


Bricker, J.B., Liu, J., Comstock, B., Peterson, A.V., Kealey, K.A., & Marek, P. M. (2010). Social Cognitive mediators of adolescent smoking cessation: Results from a randomized intervention trialPsychology of Addictive Behaviors, 24: 436-445.

Bricker, J.B., Mann, S., Marek, P.M., Liu, J.L., & Peterson, A.V. (2010). Telephone-delivered Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for adult smoking cessation: A feasibility studyNicotine & Tobacco Research, 12: 454-8.

Peterson, A.V., Kealey, K. A., Mann, S.L., Marek, P.M., Liu, J., Bricker, J.B., & Ludman, E.J. (2010). Reach and effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions for unmotivated-to-quit and less-than-daily teen smokers. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 39S: 60-62.


Bricker, J.B., Otten, R., Liu, J., & Peterson, A.V. (2009). Parents who quit smoking and their adult children’s smoking cessation: A 20-year follow-up studyAddiction, 104: 1036-42. (Note: A collaboration with colleagues in The Netherlands)

Bricker, J.B., Rajan, K.B., Zaleswki, M., Andersen, M.R., Ramey, M., & Peterson, A.V. (2009). Psychological and social risk factors in adolescent smoking transitions: A population-based longitudinal studyHealth Psychology, 28: 439-447.

Hernandez-Lopez, M.C., Luciano, C., Bricker, J.B., Roales-Nieto, J., G., & Montesinos, F. (2009). Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for smoking cessation: Preliminary study of its effectiveness in comparison with Cognitive Behavioral TherapyPsychology of Addictive Behaviors, 23: 723-730. (Note: A collaboration with colleagues in Spain)

Kealey, K.A., Ludman, E.J., Marek, P.M., Mann, S.M., Bricker, J.B., & Peterson AV. (2009). Design and implementation of an effective telephone counseling intervention for adolescent smoking cessationJournal of the National Cancer Institute, 20: 1393-1405.

Peterson, A.V., Kealey, K., Mann, S.L., Marek, P.M., Ludman, E.J., Liu, J., & Bricker, J.B. (2009). Group-randomized trail of a proactive, personalized telephone counseling intervention for adolescent smoking cessationJournal of the National Cancer Institute, 20: 1378-1392.


Bricker, J.B. (2008). Who has air travel stress?: Demographic differences in air travel stressInternational Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 8: 20-35.


Bricker, J. B., Peterson, A.V., Sarason, I. G., Andersen, M.R., & Rajan, K.B. (2007). Changes in the influence of parents’ and close friends’ smoking on adolescent smokingAddictive Behaviors, 32: 740-57.

Bricker, J. B., Russo, J., Stein, M.B., Sherbourne, C., Craske, C., Schraufnagel, T., & Roy-Byrne, P. (2007). Does occasional cannabis use impact anxiety and depression treatment outcomes? Results from a randomized effectiveness trialDepression & Anxiety, 24: 392-8.

Bricker, J. B., Andersen, M.R., Rajan, K.B., Sarason, I.G., Peterson, A.V. (2007). The role of schoolmates’ smoking and non-smoking in adolescents’ smoking transitions: A longitudinal studyAddiction, 102: 665-75.

Bricker, J. B., Peterson, A.V., Andersen, M.R., Sarason, I.G., Rajan, K.B., & Leroux, B.G. (2007). Parents’ and older siblings’ smoking during childhood: Changing influences on smoking acquisition and escalation over the course of adolescenceNicotine and Tobacco Research, 9: 915-26.

Harakeh, Z., Bricker, J.B., & Engels, R.C.M.E. (2007). Prospective relationship between parental smoking and adolescent smoking escalation: Mediation and moderation by parent anti-smoking socialization. Health Psychology Review, 1: 265-266. 

Liu J., Peterson A.V., Kealey, K.A., Mann, S.L., Bricker, J.B., & Marek, P.M. (2007). Addressing challenges in adolescent smoking cessation: Design and baseline characteristics of the HS group-randomized trialPreventive Medicine, 45: 215-25.45.

Otten, R., Engels, R., van de Ven, M., & Bricker, J. B. (2007). Parental smoking and adolescent smoking stages: The role of parents’ current and former smoking, and family structureJournal of Behavioral Medicine, 30: 143-54. (Note: A collaboration with colleagues in The Netherlands)


Bricker, J.B., Peterson, A.V., Andersen, M.R., Rajan, K.B., Leroux, B. G., & Sarason, I.G. (2006). Childhood friends who smoke: Do they influence adolescents to make smoking transitions? Addictive Behaviors, 31: 889-900.

Bricker, J. B., Peterson, A.V., Andersen, M.R., Leroux, B. G., Rajan, K.B., & Sarason, I.G. (2006). Close friends’, parents’, and older siblings’ smoking: Re-evaluating their influence on children’s smokingNicotine and Tobacco Research, 8: 217-226.

Bricker, J.B., Peterson, A.V., Leroux, B. G., Andersen, M.R, Rajan, K.B., & Sarason, I.G. (2006). Prospective prediction of children’s smoking transitions:  Role of parents’ and older siblings’ smokingAddiction, 101: 128-136.

Peterson, A.V., Leroux, B.G., Bricker, J.B., Kealey, K.A., Marek, P.M., Sarason, I.G., & Andersen, M.R. (2006). Nine-year prediction of children smoking by number of smoking parents.  Addictive Behaviors, 31: 788-801. 


Bricker, J.B. (2005). Development and evaluation of the Air Travel Stress ScaleJournal of Counseling Psychology, 52: 615-628.

Bricker, J.B., Rajan, K.B., Andersen M.R., & Peterson, A.V. (2005). Does parental smoking cessation encourage their young adult children to quit smoking? A prospective studyAddiction, 100: 379-386.

Bricker, J.B., Leroux, B.G., Andersen M.R., Rajan, K.B., & Peterson, A.V. (2005). Parents’ smoking cessation and children’s smoking: Mediation by antismoking actionsNicotine and Tobacco Research, 7: 577-587.


Andersen, M.R., Leroux, B.G., Bricker, J.B., Rajan, K.B., & Peterson A.V. (2004). Antismoking parenting practices are associated with reduced rates of adolescent smokingArchives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 158: 348-352.


Rajan, K.B., Leroux, B.G., Peterson, A.V., Bricker, J.B., Andersen, M.R., Kealey. K.A., & Sarason, I.G. (2003). Nine-year prospective association between older siblings’ smoking and children’s daily smokingJournal of Adolescent Health, 33: 25-30.

Bricker, J.B., Leroux, B.G., Peterson, A.V., Kealey. K.A., Sarason, I.G., Andersen, M.R., & Marek, P.M. (2003). Nine-year prospective relationship between parent smoking cessation and children’s daily smoking: Response to three insightful commentaries. Addiction, 98: 599. (Reply to commentary)

Bricker, J.B., Leroux, B.G., Peterson, A.V., Kealey. K.A., Sarason, I.G., Andersen, M.R., & Marek, P.M. (2003). Nine-year prospective relationship between parent smoking cessation and children’s daily smokingAddiction, 98: 585-593.


Andersen, M.R. Leroux, B.G., Marek, P.M., Bricker, J.B., Peterson A.V., Kealey, K.A., & Sarason, I.G. (2001). Mothers’ attitudes and concerns about their children smoking: Do they influence kids?  Preventive Medicine, 34: 198-206.

Edited Book Chapters, Reviews, and Invited Papers

Bricker, J.B., & Wyszynski, C. (2012). Contemporary Cognitive Behavioral Therapies for Smoking Cessation: Motivational Interviewing and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. In Hayes, S.C., & Levin. M. (Eds.), Acceptance, Mindfulness, Values, and Addictive Behaviors: Counseling with Contemporary Cognitive Behavioral Therapies. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Press.

Bricker, J.B. (2012). Acceptance and mindfulness: A new frontier in clinical psychology? [Review of the book Acceptance and mindfulness in cognitive behavior therapy: Understanding and applying the new therapies, edited by J.D. Herbert & E.M. Forman]. PsycCRITIQUES.

Bricker, J.B. (2011). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A promising approach to smoking cessation. In McCracken, L. M. (Ed.), Mindfulness and acceptance in behavioral medicine: Current theory and practice. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Press.

Bricker, J.B. (2010). Theory-based behavioral interventions for smoking cessation: Efficacy, processes, and future directions. In J. Suls, K. Davidson, & R.M., Kaplan (Eds.), Handbook of Health Psychology. New York: Guilford.  

Self-Help Books

Bricker, J.B. (2015). Stop Smoking, Start Living: A Step-by-Step Path. Seattle, WA: Fred Hutch.