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Dr. Freitas-Lemos's Publications

Freitas-Lemos R, Tomlinson DC, Yeh YH, Dwyer CL, Dai HD, Leventhal A, Tegge AN, Bickel WK. Can delay discounting predict vaccine hesitancy 4-years later? A study among US young adults. Prev Med Rep. 2023 Jun 11;35:102280. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2023.102280. PMID: 37576839; PMCID: PMC10413160.

Downey H, Freitas-Lemos R, Curran K, Serrano EL, Davis GC, Stein JS. COVID-19-related financial scarcity is associated with greater delay discounting but not probability discounting. Behav Processes. 2023 Sep;211:104928. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2023.104928. Epub 2023 Aug 2. PMID: 37541398.

Bickel WK, Freitas-Lemos R, Myslowski J, Quddos F, Fontes RM, Barbosa-França B, Faubion-Trejo R, LaConte SM. Episodic Future Thinking as a Promising Intervention for Substance Use Disorders: a Reinforcer Pathology Perspective. Curr Addict Rep. 2023; 10, 494–507. doi: 10.1007/s40429-023-00498-z

Shevorykin A, Ruglass LM, Freitas-Lemos R, Bauer AG, Baez S, Sheffer CE. Attitudes about Cigarette Smoking, Perceived Consequences of Smoking, and Seeking Assistance with Cessation among Black and White Cigarette Smokers: A Qualitative Study. J Smok Cessat. 2023 May 20;2023:9298027. doi: 10.1155/2023/9298027. PMID: 37250113; PMCID: PMC10224791.

Bickel WK, Tomlinson DC, Craft WH, Ma M, Dwyer CL, Yeh YH, Tegge AN, Freitas-Lemos R, Athamneh LN. Predictors of smoking cessation outcomes identified by machine learning: A systematic review. Addict Neurosci. 2023 Jun;6:100068. doi: 10.1016/j.addicn.2023.100068. Epub 2023 Jan 31. PMID: 37214256; PMCID: PMC10194042.

Tomlinson DC, Freitas-Lemos R, Tegge AN, Yeh YH, Dwyer CL, Stein JS, Bickel WK. Presentation matters: Effects of cigarette purchase task design on systematic data and purchasing behavior. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2023 Mar 6:10.1037/pha0000643. doi: 10.1037/pha0000643. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36877478; PMCID: PMC10480337.

Freitas-Lemos R, Tegge AN, Athamneh LN, Yeh YH, Craft WH, Stein JS, Smith TT, Stepanov I, Rees VW, Cummings KM, O'Connor RJ, Shields PG, Hatsukami DK, Bickel WK. Is perception reality? Associations among "light" cigarettes and number of cigarettes smoked per day. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2023 Mar 1;244:109709. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109709. Epub 2023 Jan 13. PMID: 36642000; PMCID: PMC10081565.

Athamneh LN, King MJ, Craft WH, Freitas-Lemos R, Tomlinson DC, Yeh YH, Bickel WK. The Associations between Remission Status, Discounting Rates, and Recovery from Substance Use Disorders. Subst Use Misuse. 2023;58(2):275-282. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2022.2161312. Epub 2023 Jan 9. PMID: 36622296.

Freitas-Lemos R, Stein JS, Tegge AN, Kaplan BA, Heckman BW, McNeill A, Cummings KM, Fong, GT, Bickel WK.Illegal Experimental Tobacco Marketplace II: effects of vaping product bans - findings from the 2020 International Tobacco Control Project. Tobacco control. 2022; 31(Suppl 3), s214–s222. doi 10.1136/tc-2022-057515

Freitas-Lemos R, Tegge AN, Craft WH, Tomlinson DC, Stein JS, Bickel WK. Understanding data quality: Instructional comprehension as a practical metric in crowdsourced investigations of behavioral economic cigarette demand. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2022 Aug;30(4):415-423. doi: 10.1037/pha0000579. PMID: 35862135; PMCID: PMC9469988.

Yeh YH, Freitas-Lemos R, Craft WH, Bickel WK. The relationship between nonsystematic delay discounting and low-quality survey responses in a sample of smokers: ROC curve analysis. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2023 Apr;31(2):330-335. doi: 10.1037/pha0000584. Epub 2022 Jun 16. PMID: 35708947; PMCID: PMC10132475.

Albuquerque AR, Freitas-Lemos R. Analysis of Contingencies in Laws and Documents: Contributions by João Claudio Todorov. Brazilian Journal of Behavior Analysis. 2022; vol 18, 30-42. doi: 10.18542/REBAC.V18I1.12694.Keith DR, Tegge AN, Athamneh LN, Freitas-Lemos R, Tomlinson DC, Craft WH, Bickel WK. The phenotype of recovery VIII: Association among delay discounting, recovery capital, and length of abstinence among individuals in recovery from substance use disorders. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2022 Aug;139:108783. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2022.108783. Epub 2022 Apr 30. PMID: 35562317.

Freitas-Lemos R, Tegge AN, Athamneh LN, Tomlinson DC, Stein JS, Bickel WK. Narrative theory v: Narratives about penalties resulting from illegal tobacco purchases increase psychological distress. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2023 Feb;31(1):29-36. doi: 10.1037/pha0000551. Epub 2022 Feb 24. PMID: 35201829; PMCID: PMC9399307.

Craft WH, Tegge AN, Freitas-Lemos R, Tomlinson DC, Bickel WK. Are poor quality data just random responses?: A crowdsourced study of delay discounting in alcohol use disorder. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2022 Aug;30(4):409-414. doi: 10.1037/pha0000549. Epub 2022 Feb 17. PMID: 35175071; PMCID: PMC10132324.

Athamneh LN, Freitas-Lemos R, Basso JC, Keith DR, King MJ, Bickel WK. The phenotype of recovery VI: The association between life-history strategies, delay discounting, and maladaptive health and financial behaviors among individuals in recovery from alcohol use disorders. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2022 Jan;46(1):129-140. doi: 10.1111/acer.14747. Epub 2022 Jan 24. PMID: 35076945.

Stein JS, Brown JM, Tegge AN, Freitas-Lemos R, Koffarnus MN, Bickel WK, Madden GJ. Choice Bundling Increases Valuation of Delayed Losses More Than Gains in Cigarette Smokers. Front Behav Neurosci. 2022 Jan 13;15:796502. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2021.796502. PMID: 35095439; PMCID: PMC8793342.

Craft WH, Tegge AN, Athamneh LN, Tomlinson DC, Freitas-Lemos R, Bickel WK. The phenotype of recovery VII: Delay discounting mediates the relationship between time in recovery and recovery progress. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2022 May;136:108665. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108665. Epub 2021 Nov 15. PMID: 34895955; PMCID: PMC8940660.

Freitas-Lemos R, Tegge AN, Stein JS, DeHart WB, Reisinger SA, Shields PG, Hatsukami DK, Bickel WK. The experimental tobacco marketplace: Effects of low-ventilated cigarette exposure. Addict Behav. 2022 Feb;125:107160. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107160. Epub 2021 Oct 19. PMID: 34710841; PMCID: PMC9320774.

Todorov JC, Baia FH, Freitas-Lemos R, Borba A, De Melo CM, Sampaio AAS. A brief history of the behavioral analysis of culture in Brazil. Behavior and Social Issues. 2021; 30(1), 397-427. doi:10.1007/s42822-021-00065-z

Bickel WK, Freitas-Lemos R, Tegge AN, Tomlinson DC, Epstein LH. Behavioral economic cigarette demand among individuals who smoke with and without obesity. Health Psychol. 2021 Oct;40(10):666-673. doi: 10.1037/hea0001126. PMID: 34881934; PMCID: PMC9972959.

Albuquerque AR, Houmanfar RA, Freitas-Lemos R, Vasconcelos LA. Behavior analysis of culture in Brazilian psychology graduate programs: A literature review. Behavior and Social Issues. 2021; 30, 361–382. doi: 10.1007/s42822-021-00056-0 

Bickel WK, Freitas-Lemos R, Tomlinson DC, Craft WH, Keith DR, Athamneh LN, Basso JC, Epstein LH. Temporal discounting as a candidate behavioral marker of obesity. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2021 Oct;129:307-329. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.07.035. Epub 2021 Aug 3. PMID: 34358579.

Freitas-Lemos R, Keith DR, Tegge AN, Stein JS, Cummings KM, Bickel WK. Estimating the Impact of Tobacco Parity and Harm Reduction Tax Proposals Using the Experimental Tobacco Marketplace. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jul 23;18(15):7835. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18157835. PMID: 34360124; PMCID: PMC8345477.

Freitas-Lemos R, Stein JS, Tegge AN, Kaplan BA, Heckman BW, Cummings KM, Bickel WK. The Illegal Experimental Tobacco Marketplace I: Effects of Vaping Product Bans. Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 Aug 29;23(10):1744-1753. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntab088. PMID: 33955478; PMCID: PMC8403238.

Freitas-Lemos R, Stein JS, Pope DA, Brown J, Feinstein M, Stamborski KM, Tegge AN, Heckman BW, Bickel WK. E-liquid purchase as a function of workplace restriction in the experimental tobacco marketplace. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2022 Jun;30(3):371-377. doi: 10.1037/pha0000444. Epub 2021 Feb 25. PMID: 33630645; PMCID: PMC8384943.

Couto KC, Moura Lorenzo F, Tagliabue M, Henriques MB, Freitas Lemos R. Underlying Principles of a Covid-19 Behavioral Vaccine for a Sustainable Cultural Change. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Dec 4;17(23):9066. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17239066. PMID: 33291718; PMCID: PMC7729613.

Athamneh LN, Freitas Lemos R, Basso JC, Tomlinson DC, Craft WH, Stein MD, Bickel WK. The phenotype of recovery II: The association between delay discounting, self-reported quality of life, and remission status among individuals in recovery from substance use disorders. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2022 Feb;30(1):59-72. doi: 10.1037/pha0000389. Epub 2020 Oct 1. PMID: 33001696; PMCID: PMC9843550.

Freitas-Lemos R, Todorov JC. Promoting Intersectoral Action to Address Chronic Poverty and Social Exclusion. Behav. Soc. Iss. 2020; 29, 35–51 doi: 10.1007/s42822-020-00029-9 

Lemos RF, Favacho CRN, Favilla KC, Baia FB. Managing environmental policies: lessons from traditional communities. Behavior and Social Issues. 2019; 1-29. doi: 10.1007/s42822-019-00022-x Vasconcelos LA, Lemos RF. From the theoretical system of B.F. Skinner to metacontingency: observation, experimentation and interpretation. Brazilian Journal of Behavior Analysis. 2018; 14(1), 79-90.

Silva FS, Oliveira FHS, Piccione MA, Lemos RF. Libertarian Soccer: social commitment. Revista Psicologia Ciência e Profissão. 2008; 28(4), 832 - 845. De Rose Junior D, Pereira FP, Lemos RF. Game specific stressful situations for basketball officials. Revista Paulista de Educação Física, 2002; 16 (2), 160 -173. doi: 10.11606/issn.2594-5904.rpef.2002.138709

In press

Freitas-Lemos R, Tegge AN, Shevorykin A, Tomlinson DC, Athamneh LN, Stein JS, Sheffer CE, Shields PG, Hatsukami DK, Bickel WK. Selective reduction of socioeconomic disparities in the Experimental Tobacco Marketplace: Effects of cigarette and e-cigarette flavor restrictions. Nicotine and Tobacco Research; SPECIAL ISSUE: Advancing Equity in Policies Restricting Flavors in Nicotine.

Yeh YH, Tegge AN, Freitas-Lemos R, Myerson J, Green L, Bickel, WK. Discounting of delayed rewards: Missing data imputation for the 21- and 27-item monetary choice questionnaires. PLOS ONE.

Under review

Freitas-Lemos R, Tegge AN, Tomlinson DC, Yeh YY, Stein JS, Cummings KM, Fong GT, Shields PG, Hatsukami DK, Bickel WK. Forecasting the Effects of a Menthol Cigarette Ban and a Filter Ventilation Ban on Legal and Illegal Product Purchasing in the Experimental Tobacco Marketplace. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 

Sheffer C, Shevorykin A, Freitas-Lemos R, Vantucci D, Carl E, Bensch L, Marion M, Erwin D, Smith P, Williams J, Ostroff J. Advancing proficiencies for health professionals in the treatment of tobacco use among marginalized communities: Development of a competency-based curriculum and virtual workshop. Substance Abuse.

Yeh YH, Freitas-Lemos R, Craft WH, Tomlinson DC, Dwyer CL, Turner JK, Bickel WK. A Comparison of Different Data Quality Control Methods through the Magnitude Effect in Delay Discounting: A Practical Guide for MTurk Research. Psychological Record.

LaRoche MN, Athamneh LN, Freitas-Lemos R, Bickel WK. The phenotype of recovery VIII: The association between demographic characteristics and self-reported quality of life among individuals in recovery from substance use disorders. Substance Use and Misuse.

Yeh YH, Zheng MH, Tegge AN, Athamneh LN, Freitas-Lemos R, Dwyer CL, Bickel WK. The phenotype of recovery XI: Associations of sleep quality and perceived stress with discounting and quality of life in substance use recovery. Addictive Behaviors.

Books and Book Chapters

Todorov JC, Freitas Lemos R. Applying Behavioral Science to Large-Scale Social Changes. In: Cihon T.M., Mattaini M.A. (eds) Behavior Science Perspectives on Culture and Community. Behavior Analysis: Theory, Research, and Practice. Springer, Cham. 2021 171-193. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-45421-0_8

Santos MBP, Santos FBP, Lemos RF. Sports and Local Public Policies in Latin America. In: SALINAS, J. & OCHSENIUS, C. (Eds.). Innovación Local en América Latina: Un recorrido por diversas experiencias latinoamericanas (340-370). Chile: Observatorio Latinoamericano de La Innovación Pública Local. 2010.

Lemos RF, Franco CS. Family and community participation on the execution of educational correctional measures. Book chapter writen to the Fórum Nacional de Dirigentes Governamentais de Entidades Executores de Política de Promoção e Defesa dos Direitos da Criança e Adolescente -FONACRIAD. Rio Branco, AC. 2010.

CEDECA INTERLAGOS 18 years, 20 stories. São Paulo, SP: Edições Toró. 2009 (R. F. Lemos – editor and author)

Moreira C, Lavarello FB, Lemos RF. Protected testimony of children and adolescents in the Justice System – Are we against or in favor of the “testimony without harmful effects”?: a false debate on the national scene. In: A defesa de crianças e adolescentes vítimas de violências sexuais – reflexões sobre a responsabilização a partir de dez situações acompanhadas por centros de defesa dos direitos da criança e do adolescente no Brasil (103-110). São Paulo, SP: ANCED.

Lemos RF, Silva FS, Oliveira FHS., Piccione MA. Libertarian Soccer. In: Ministério do Esporte. Coletânea dos Premiados 2008. Prêmio Brasil de Esporte e Lazer de Inclusão Social. Brasília, 2009.

In press

Freitas Lemos R, Todorov JC. Conditional Cash Transfer Programs from a behavior analytic perspective: Programas de transferência de renda condicionada sob uma perspectiva analítico-comportamental: An alternative to overcome social vulnerabilities In: Dittrich A, Strapassom BA, Zilio D. (orgs) "Análise do Comportamento: Dimensões Políticas" (243-265). Editora Paradigma.