PUBLICATIONS

ROBERT H. COOMBS, Ph.D.

 

BOOKS

1. Coombs, R.H. and C.E. Vincent, eds. (l971). Psychosocial Aspects of Medical Training. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas, 566 pp.

2. Coombs, R.H. ed. (l975). Junkies and Straights: The Camarillo Experience. Lexington, Mass: Lexington Books, D.C. Heath and Company, 254 pp.

3. Coombs, R.H., L.J. Fry, and P. Lewis, eds. (l976). Socialization in Drug Abuse. Cambridge, Mass: Schenkman Publishing Company, Inc., Transaction Books, 496 pp.

4. Coombs, R.H. (l978). Mastering Medicine: Professional Socialization in Medical School. New York: The Free Press, Macmillan Publishing Company, l88 pp.

5. Coombs, R.H. and J. St. John (l979). Making It In Medical School. Jamaica, New York:

Spectrum Publications Medical and Scientific Books, Inc., l63 pp. (Reprinted in 1981 by Medicine and Society Press/Peterson's Guides, Los Angeles/Princeton, New Jersey. Revised edition (In Progress).

6. Coombs, R.H., D.S. May, and G.W. Small, eds. (l986). Inside Doctoring: Stages and Outcomes in the Professional Development of Physicians. New York: Praeger Publishers, 301 pp.

7. Coombs, R.H., ed. (1988). The Family Context of Adolescent Drug Use. New York/London: The Haworth Press, Inc., 273 pp.

8. Coombs, R.H. and L.J. West, eds. (1991). Drug Testing: Issues and Options. New York/London: Oxford University Press, 245 pp.

9. Coombs, R.H. and D. Ziedonis (1995). Handbook of Drug Abuse Prevention: A Comprehensive Strategy to Prevent the Abuse of Alcohol and Other Drugs. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, A Simon and Schuster Company, 551 pp.

10. Coombs, R.H. (1997). Drug-Impaired Professionals. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

 

 

11. Coombs, R.H. (1998). Surviving Medical School. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

12. Coombs, R.H. (In Review). Cool Parents/Drug-Free Kids: Helping Teens Get High on

Healthly Living.

13. Coombs, R.H. and C.J. Coombs. (In Progress). Seasons of Marriage: A Twenty-Year Study of Doctor's Wives.

14. Coombs, R.H. (In Progress). Bucking the Tide: Women Who Become Surgeons.

 

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES (Asterisks indicate peer review)

*1. Coombs, R.H. (1961). "A value theory of mate selection." Family Relations: Journal of Applied Family and Child Studies l0:3 (July): 50-54.

*2. Coombs, R.H. (l962). "Reinforcement of values in the parental home as a factor in mate selection." Journal of Marriage and the Family 24:2 (May): l55-l57.

*3. Coombs, R.H., and V. Davies (l964). "Social class, scholastic aspirations, and academic achievement." Sociological Perspectives (formerly Pacific Sociological Review) 8:2 (Fall): 96-l00.

*4. Coombs, R.H. (l966). "Karl Mannheim, epistemology and the sociology of knowledge." The Sociological Quarterly 7:2 (Spring): 229-233.

*5. Coombs, R.H. (l966). "Value consensus and partner satisfaction among dating couples." Journal of Marriage and the Family 23:2 (May): l66-l73.

*6. Coombs, R.H., and V. Davies (l966). "Self-conception and the relationship between high school and college scholastic achievement." Sociology and Social Research 50:4 (July): 460-471.

*7. Coombs, R.H., and W.F. Kenkel (l966). "Sex differences in dating aspirations and satisfaction with computer selected partners. Journal of Marriage and the Family 28:1 (February): 62-66.

*8. Coombs, R.H., and V. Davies (l967). "Sociopsychological adjustment in collegiate scholastic success." Journal of Educational Research 61:4 (December): l86-l89.

*9. Coombs, R.H. (l968). "Sex education for physicians: Is it adequate?" Family Relations: Journal of Applied Family and Child Studies l7:4 (October): 271-277.

*10. Coombs, R.H. (l969). "Social participation, self-concept and interpersonal evaluation." Social Psychology (formerly Sociometry) 32:3 (September): 273-286.

*11. Toole, J.F., R.H. Coombs, R.R. Robertson, and L.P. Stein (l970). "Attracting young people into careers in the health professions." Academic Medicine (formerly Journal of Medical Education) 45:6 (June), 4l4: 420.

*12. Boyle, B.P. and R.H. Coombs (l97l). "Personality profiles related to stress in the initial year of medical training." Academic Medicine, formerly Journal of Medical Education 46:10 (October): 882-888.

 

 

13. Coombs, R.H. (l97l). "Inhibition in verbal sexual communications." Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality 5:4 (April): l52-l63.

*14. Coombs, R.H. (l97l). "The sex attitudes of physicians and marriage counselors." Family Relations: Journal of Applied Family and Child Studies 20:3 (July): 269-277.

15. Coombs, R.H., and B.P. Boyle (l97l). "Marriage as a buffer against emotional stress in medical training." California Mental Health Research Digest 9:2 (Spring): 59-65.

*16. Coombs, R.H. and L.J. Goldman (l973). "Maintenance and discontinuity of coping mechanisms in an intensive care unit." Social Problems 20:3 (Winter): 342-355.

*17. Coombs, R.H. and P. Powers (l975). "Socialization for death: The physician's role." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography (formerly Urban Life: Journal of Ethnographic Research 4:3 (October): 250-271.

*18. Coombs, R.H. (l98l). "Back on the streets: Therapeutic communities' impact upon drug users." American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 8:2 (Autumn): l85-201.

19. Coombs, R.H. (l98l). "Drug abuse as career." Journal of Drug Issues ll:4 (Fall): 369-387.

20. Coombs, R.H. and K.M. Dickson (l98l). "Generational continuity in the use of alcohol and other

substances: A literature review. "Abstracts and Reviews in Alcohol and Driving 2:4 (April): 1-7.

21. Coombs, R.H. and F.I. Fawzy (l982). "Medical marriage as prevention for physician impairment." California Academy of Family Practitioners 33:4 (July-August): l4-l8.

*22. Coombs, R.H. and F.I. Fawzy (l982). "The effect of marital status on stress in medical school." American Journal of Psychiatry l39:ll (November): l490-l493.

*23. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, and B.E. Gerber (l983). "Generational continuity in the use of alcohol and drugs: The impact of parental substance use on adolescent substance use. Addictive Behavior: An International Journal 8, 2:l09-ll4.

*24. Coombs, R.H., F.I. Fawzy, and B.E. Gerber (l984). "Patterns of substance use among children and youth: A longitudinal study." In Kenneth Blum and Ernest Noble (eds.), Alcohol and Drug Research formerly Substance and Alcohol Action/Misuse) 5:59-67.

25. Coombs, R.H., F.O. Santana, F.I. Fawzy, and T.H. Murley (l984). "Enhancing adolescent development via family interventions: An annotated filmography." Journal of Drug Issues 14:2 (Spring): 427-434.

26. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, and F.O. Santana (l984). "Activity workshops to reduce clinical attrition among adolescents." Journal of Drug Issues 14:2 (Spring): 4l9-426.

27. Wolcott, D.L., F.I. Fawzy, and R.H. Coombs (l984). "Reinforcing networks: The medical, pharmaceutical, mass media and paraphernalia establishments." Journal of Drug Issues l4:2 (Spring): 223-231.

*28. Coombs, R.H., D.K. Wellisch, and F.I. Fawzy (l985). "Drinking patterns and drinking problems of female adolescents: A comparison of abstainers, past users and current users." American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, ll:3/4, pp. 315-348.

*29. Coombs, R.H., F.I. Fawzy, and B.E. Gerber (l986). "Patterns of cigarette, alcohol and other drug use among children and adolescents: Findings from a longitudinal study." International Journal of the Addictions. 21, 8, 897-913.

*30. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, J.M. Simons, and M. Bowman-Terrell (1987). "Family composition, socioeconomic status and adolescent drug use." Addictive Behaviors: An International Journal. 12, 1,

79-83.

31. Coombs, R.H., M.J. Paulson, and R. Palley (1988). "The institutionalization of drug use in America: Hazardous adolescence, challenging parenthood." Journal of Chemical Dependency Treatment, Vol. 1, no. 2, pp 9-38.

32. Coombs, R.H. and M.J. Paulson (1988). "Contrasting family styles of adolescent drug users and abstainers." Journal of Chemical Dependency Treatment, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp 59-72.

33. Coombs, R.H. and K. Coombs (1988). "Developmental stages in drug use: Changing family involvements." Journal of Chemical Dependency Treatment, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp 73-98.

*34. Coombs, R.H. and H. Hovanessian (1988). "Stress in the role constellation of female resident physicians." Journal of the American Medical Women's Association, 43:1 (January/February): 21-27.

*35. Coombs, R.H. and J. Landsverk (1988). "Parenting styles and substance use during childhood and adolescence." Journal of Marriage and the Family, 50:2 (May), pp 473-482.

*36. Coombs, R.H. and M.J. Paulson (1990). "Is premedical education dehumanizing?" Journal of Medical Humanities, 11:1 (Spring), 13-22.

*37. Paulson, M.J., R.H. Coombs, and J. Landsverk (1990). "Youth who physically assault their parents." Journal of Family Violence, 5:2, 121-133.

*38. Coombs, R.H. and F. Ryan (1990). "Drug testing effectiveness in identifying and preventing drug use." American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 16:3/4, 173-184.

*39. Coombs, R.H., K. Perell, and J. Ruckh (1990). "Primary prevention of emotional impairment among medical trainees." Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 65: 567-581.

*40. Paulson, M.J., R.H. Coombs, and M.A. Richardson. (1990). "School performance, academic aspirations, and drug use among children and adolescents." Journal of Drug Education, 20:4, 289- 303.

*41. Coombs, R.H., M.J. Paulson, and M.A. Richardson (1991). "Peer versus parental influence in substance use among Hispanic and Anglo children and adolescents." Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 20:1,

73-88.

*42. Coombs, R.H. (1991). "Marital status and personal well-being: A literature review." Family Relations: Journal of Applied Family and Child Studies, 40, 97-102.

*43. Coombs, R.H. and C.J. Coombs (1991). "The impact of drug testing on the morale of intercollegiate athletes." International Journal of the Addictions, 26:9, 981-992.

44. Coombs, R.H. (1991). "Non-cognitive component in the selection and training of medical students." Medical Education: An International Journal of Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Continuing Medical Education (Great Britain), invited article, 25, 539-541.

*45. Coombs, R.H., S. Chopra, D. Schenk, and E. Yutan (1993). "Medical Slang and Its Functions." Social Science and Medicine: An International Journal, 36:8, 987-998.

*46. Virshup, B. and R.H. Coombs (1993). "Physicians' Adjustment to Retirement." Western Journal of Medicine, (February): 158, 2, 142-144.

*47. Virshup, B., R.H. Coombs and Wendy Kohatsu (1993). "The Primary Prevention of Addiction in the Physician." Journal of Primary Prevention, 14:1, 27-47.

*48. Coombs, R.H., F.I. Fawzy, and M. Daniels (1993). "Surgeons' Personalities: The influence of medical school." Medical Education: An International Journal of Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Continuing Medical Education, (Great Britain), 27/4, 337-343.

 

49. Coombs, R.H. and B. Virshup (1994). "Enhancing the Psychological Health of Medical Students: The Student Well-Being Committee." Special Issue on Medical Student Well-Being, Medical Education: An International Journal of Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Continuing Medical Education (Great Britain), 28, 47-54.

*50. Coombs, R.H. and C.J. Coombs (1996). "Drug Testing Attitudes of Mandatory Participants."

Journal of Substance Misuse, An International Journal for Nursing, Health and Social Care. United

Kingdom, 1, 85-90.

*51. Coombs, R.H. (1996). "Addicted Health Professionals." Journal of Substance Misuse, An International Journal for Nursing, Health and Social Care. United Kingdom, I, 187-194..

*52. Grijalva, Cinday A. and R.H. Coombs (1997). "Latinas in Medicine: Strengths, Stressors and Survival Skills." AZTLAN, Journal of Chicano Studies, 22, 2, 67-88.

*53. Coombs, R.H. (In press). "Drug Abuse Prevention in the Training of Health Professionals." Journal of Substance Misuse, An International Journal for Nursing, Health and Social Care. United Kingdom.

*54. Harmon, P. and R.H. Coombs. (In press). "Women, Drugs and Drug Testing: The Case of the Intercollegiate Athlete." Journal of Sports and Social Issues.

*55. Richardson, M.A., M.D. Newcomb, H.F. Myers and R.H. Coombs. (In review). "Psychosocial Predictors of Recent Drug Use Among Anglo and Hispanic Children and Adolescents." Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

*56. Coombs, R.H., K. Berlin and R. Palley (In preparation). "Marital Issues Among Female Physicians: Parts I & II." Journal of the American Medical Women's Association.

 

 

CHAPTERS (Asterisks indicate those based on original empirical data)

l. Coombs, R.H. (l968). "Acquiring Sex Attitudes and Information in Our Society," Chapter l4. In C.E. Vincent (ed.), Human Sexuality in Medical Education and Practice. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas, pp. 286-309.

*2. Coombs, R.H. (l968). "Sex Education in American Medical Colleges: Programs and Perspectives at Twenty-Nine Medical Schools," Chapter 5. In C.E. Vincent (ed.), Human Sexuality in Medical Education and Practice. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas, pp. 60-76.

3. Coombs, R.H. (l968). "The Socialization of Male and Female: Sex Status and Sex Role," Chapter l3. In C.E. Vincent (ed.),Human Sexuality in Medical Education and Practice. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas, pp. 249-284.

*4. Coombs, R.H. (l97l). "The Medical Marriage," Chapter 5. In R.H. Coombs and C.E. Vincent, eds., Psychosocial Aspects of Medical Training. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas, pp. l33-l67.

*5. Coombs, R.H. and B.P. Boyle (l97l). "The Transition to Medical School: Expectations Versus Realities," Chapter 3. In R.H. Coombs and C.E. Vincent (eds.), Psychosocial Aspects of Medical Training. Spring field, Illinois: Charles C Thomas, pp. 9l-l09.

*6. Coombs, R.H. and L.P. Stein (l97l). "Medical Student Society and Culture," Chapter 4. In R.H. Coombs and C.E. Vincent (eds.), Psychosocial Aspects of Medical Training. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas, pp. ll0-l32.

7. Boyle, B.P., R.H. Coombs, and D. Waldorf (l975). "Field Research With Drug Abusers: Conducting a Panel Study," Chapter l3. In R.H. Coombs (ed.), Junkies and Straights: The Camarillo Experience. Lexington, Massachusetts: Lexington Books, D.C. Heath and Company, pp. l33.

*8. Coombs, R.H. and B.P. Boyle (l975). "Returning Drug Abusers to the Community," Chapter 7. In R.H. Coombs (ed.), Junkies and Straights: The Camarillo Experience. Lexington, Massachusetts: Lexington Books, D.C. Heath and Company, pp. l23-l33.

*9. Coombs, R.H., T.A. Eckman, and E.W. Swenson (l980). "The Social and Familial Context of Substance Use Among Youth." In R.M. Faulkinberry (ed.), Drug Problems of the Seventies, Solutions for the Eighties Lafayette, Louisiana: National Drug Abuse Conference, ll9-126.

*10. Swenson, E.W., R.H. Coombs, T.A. Eckman, and F.O. Santana (l980). "Family Strengthening for Substance Abusing Youth." In R.M. Faulkinberry (ed.), Drug Problems of the Seventies: Solutions for the Eighties. Lafayette, Louisiana: National Drug Abuse Conference, 286-292.

*11. Coombs, R.H. (l986). "Gringo Boy Comes Home to Practice Medicine: A Case Study of Professional Socialization in a Foreign Medical School." In R.H. Coombs, D.S. May, and G.W. Small, eds., Inside Doctoring: Stages and Outcomes in the Professional Development of Physicians. New York: Praeger Publishers, pp. 63-74.

*12. Coombs, R.H. (l986). "Structural Strain in the Medical Marriage." In R.H. Coombs, D.S. May, and G.W. Small, eds., Inside Doctoring: Stages and Outcomes in the Professional Development of Physicians. New York: Praeger Publishers, pp. l83-l90.

13. Coombs, R.H. (l986). "The Impaired Physician Syndrome: A Developmental Perspective." In Cynthia Scott and Joanne Hawk (eds.), Heal Thyself: The Health of Health Professionals. New York: Brunner/Mazel, pp. 44-55.

*14. Coombs, R.H. and F.I. Fawzy (l990). "Adolescent Drug Use: Patterns and Problems of Users and Abstainers." Chapter 5 in B. Forester and J.C. Salloway (eds.), The Socio-Cultural Matrix of Alcohol and Drug Use. Sourcebook of Patterns. Lampeter, Wales, U.K.: The Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 104- 128.

*15. Coombs, R.H. and F.I. Fawzy (l991). "Channeling `Peer Pressure' to Promote Prosocial Behaviors Among Adolescent Drug Users." Chapter 7 in B. Forester and J.C. Salloway (eds.), Preventions and Treatments of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. A Socio-Epidemiological Sourcebook. Interdisciplinary Studies in Alcohol and Drug Use and Abuse, Lampeter, Wales, U.K.: The Edwin Mellon Press.

16. Coombs, R.H. and L.J. West (1991). "Drug Testing: An Overview," In R.H. Coombs and L.J. West, (eds.), Drug Testing: Issues and Options, New York/London: Oxford University Press.

*17. Coombs, R.H. (1991). "Drug Testing As Experienced By Mandatory Participants," in R.H. Coombs and L.J. West, (eds.), Drug Testing: Issues and Options. New York/London: Oxford University Press.

18. Coombs, R.H. (In Press). "Professional Socialization of the Physician: Implications for Emotional Impairment or Well-Being." Chapter in The Mosaic of Contemporary Psychiatry In Perspective: Festshieft Volume Dedicated to Louis Jolyon West. Edited by Anthony Kales, Chester Pierce and Milton Greenblatt, New York: Springer-Verlag, pp. 363-371.

*19. Coombs, R.H. and B. Virshup (1991). "Preparing for Retirement from Medical Practice." Chapter in The Business of Medicine: A Physician's Guide. Edited by Gary Gitnick. New York: Elsevier Science Publishing Company, pp. 503-514.

*20. Coombs, R.H. and B. Virshup (1995). "Preventing Alcohol and Drug Abuse Among Professionals." Chapter in Handbook on Drug Abuse Prevention. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, Simon and Schuster Higher Education Group. Edited by R.H. Coombs and D. Ziedonis.

 

BOOK SERIES ON MEDICAL STUDENT WELL-BEING (R.H. Coombs, Series Editor, Sage Publications)

1. Getting Into Medical School: Maximizing Your Chances.

2. Power Study Skills: Improving Your Learning and Test-Taking Abilities.

3. Avoiding Burnout: Minimizing Hassles and Maximizing Uplifts.

4. The Boards: How to Prepare.

5. Going on the Floors: How to Adapt in the Clinical Years.

6. Medical Specialties: How to Find Your Niche.

7. Facing Mistakes: How to Deal with Clinical Errors.

8. Death: How to Deal with Dying Patients and Those Who Grieve.

9. Computerized Medicine: What Do You Need to Know?

 

10. Internship: How To Prepare and Survive.

11. HMO's: How to Succeed as a Managed-Care Employee.

12. Women in Medicine: How to Deal with the "Old-Boys Network".

13. Ethnic/Racial Minorities in Medicine: How to Handle Prejudice and Discrimination.

14. The Business of Medicine: How To Prosper Financially.

15. Malpractice: How to be Ethical and Avoid Lawsuits.

 

EDITED JOURNALS

1. Fawzy, F.I., D.K. Wellisch, and R.H. Coombs, eds. (1984). Special Issue on Adolescent Drug Use, Journal of Drug Issues 14:2 (Spring): 435 pp.

2. Coombs, R.H., eds. (1988). Special Issue on the Family and Adolescent Drug Use, Journal of Chemical Dependency Treatment, Vol. 1, No. 2, 273 pp.

3. Coombs, R.H. and Wolf, T.M. (1994). Special Issue on Medical Students' Well-Being, Medical Education, Vol. 28, No. 1, 96 pp. (Note: I conceived this issue, invited authors, and carried it through to production, but I am not listed on the final publication as editor).

 

TECHNICAL REPORTS (Asterisks indicate those based on original empirical data)

1. Christensen, H.D., R.H. Coombs, D.M. Fulcomer, J.C. Green, R.N. Hey, D.F. Hobbs, R.H. Kelmer, E.B. Luckey, M.H. McCaulley, and J.H. Meyerowitz (1966). Marriage, the Family and Human Sexuality in Medical Education. Winston-Salem, N.C.: The Bowman Gray School of Medicine, 39 pp.

*2. Coombs, R.H. and F.I. Fawzy (l980). Family Strengthening to Redirect Drug-Prone Youth: Final Report. National Institute on Drug Abuse, Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, l82 pp.

*3. Coombs, R.H. and F.I. Fawzy (l981). The Social Context of Adolescent Substance Use: A Comparison of Abstainers and Users. Monograph ADP (A-003-2) 81-2, California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, California, 317 pp.

*4. Coombs, R.H. and F.I. Fawzy (l982). Family Strengthening to Redirect Drug-Prone Youth. Monograph ADP (A-003-2) 81-1, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., l82 pp. (Reprinted No. 2).

 

*5. Coombs, R.H., F.I. Fawzy, F.O. Santana, and T.M. Murley (l982). Training Films Based on Social Learning Theory to Redirect Troubled Adolescents: An Annotated Filmography. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 82-8, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., l4 pp.

*6. Fawzy, F.I., D.K. Wellisch, and R.H. Coombs (l982). Drinking Problems of Female Adolescents: A Comparison of Abstainers, Past Users and Current Users. Monograph ADP (A-003-2) 82-3, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., 46 pp.

*7. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, and B.E. Gerber (l982). Patterns of Cigarette, Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: Initial Findings from the First Two Phases of a Three-Phase Longitudinal Study. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 82-4, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., l9 pp.

*8. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, and B.E. Gerber (l982). Parental and Adolescent Use of Alcohol. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 82-5, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., 30 pp.

 

*9. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, F.O. Santana, and K. Dickson (1982). Activity Workshops: A Peer Intervention for Adolescent Substance User. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 82-9, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., 50 pp.

*10. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, F.O. Santana, and K. Dickson (l982). Behavioral Counseling: Social Learning Techniques to Redirect Adolescent Substance Users. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 82-6, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., 26 pp.

*11. Santana, F.O., R.H. Coombs, F.I. Fawzy, and K. Dickson (l982). Parent Training: A Family Intervention for Adolescent Substance Users. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 82-7, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., 50 pp.

*12. Coombs, R.H., F.I. Fawzy, and B.E. Gerber (l983). Antisocial Behavior and the Use of Alcohol by Youth. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2), 83-13, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, Ca., l3 pp.

*13. Coombs, R.H., F.I. Fawzy, and B.E. Gerber (l983). Social and Family Components of Combined Use of Alcohol and Other Drugs Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 83-l0, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., 41 pp.

*14. Coombs, R.H., F.I. Fawzy, and B.E. Gerber (l983). Parental Role Modeling in the Use of Alcohol: Sex-Based Modeling and Alcohol Use by Youth. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 83-11, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA, 22 pp.

*l5. Coombs, R.H., F.I. Fawzy, and B.E. Gerber (l983). The Impact of Economic, Social and Familial Deprivation on Alcohol Use by Male and Female Youth. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 83-l5, CA. Dept. Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA, 19 pp.

*16. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, and B.E. Gerber (l983). Family versus Peer Influence in the Use of Alcohol: The Impact of Subjective Perceptions of Family versus Peer Emotional Support, Caring and Control on Adolescent Alcohol Use. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 83-12, 11 pp.

*17. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, and B.E. Gerber (l983). Parental Control and the Use of Alcohol: The Impact of Rule-Making, Discipline and Decision Making Styles on Alcohol Use by Youth. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 83-12, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., 27 pp.

*18. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, and B.E. Gerber (l983). Physical and Emotional Well-Being and Alcohol Use by Male and Female Youth. Technical Report No. ADP (A-003-2) 83-14, CA. Dept. of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Sacramento, CA., l6 pp.

19. Ten Year Academic Plan, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute: Program Descriptions and Plans, (l984).

l66 pp. (Researched and written by R.H. Coombs).

*20. Academic Self Review: UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, for the UCLA Graduate Council (l985). 240 pp. (Researched and written by R.H.Coombs).

21. Final Report: California Attorney General's Commission on the Prevention of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, (l986). l47 pp. (Acknowledgment: "The commission expresses it's appreciation to Commissioner Robert H. Coombs, Ph.D. for his conceptual framework of prevention approaches which guided the Commission activities.")

22. Coombs, R.H. (l988). An Evaluation of Mandatory Drug Testing, UCLA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Office of the Chancellor, UCLA, 54 pp.

23. Coombs, R.H. and L.J. West. (l989) Strategic Plan For the 1990's; Report of the Faculty Congress, December 16-17, l988. The UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, & the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute & Hospital, 119 pp.

*24. Coombs, R.H. (1989). An Evaluation of the Revised Basic Science Curriculum, UCLA School of Medicine. Office of the Dean, UCLA School of Medicine, 184 pp.

 

 

MINOR PUBLICATIONS (Brief Articles/Abstracts/Reviews/Proceedings)

1. Coombs, R.H. (l964). "Social Change and the Conservative," International Commentary, Iowa State University Press.

2. Coombs, R.H. (l97l). "Comment on `physical attractiveness and courtship.'" Sexual Behavior 1:6 (September): 25.

3. Coombs, R.H. (1976). Book Review in The Sanctity of Social Life: Physician's Treatment of Critically Ill Patients," D. Crane, New York: Russell Sage Foundation. Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews. 5:6 (November): 751-752.

4. Coombs, R.H. (l977). Book Review of The making of a physician: A ten-year longitudinal study of social class, academic achievement, and changing professional attitudes of a medical school class. In Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews 6:2 (March): l9l-l92.

5. Coombs, R.H. (l98l). "Teen-age alcohol and drug use." Proceedings. Enforcement Committee Hearings, Governor's Task Force on Alcohol and Traffic Safety, State of California, ll4-l26.

6. Coombs, R.H. (l98l). "Youth treatment programming." Treatment Research Notes. March 4. National Institute on Drug Abuse, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Abstract).

7. Coombs, R.H. and F.I. Fawzy (l983). "All doctors don't marry women: A reply to Jones and Shaktman." American Journal of Psychiatry l40:7 (July): 960-96l.

8. Fawzy, F.I., R.H. Coombs, and B.E. Gerber (l983). "Generational continuity in the use of alcohol and drugs: The impact of parental substance use on adolescent substance use." Psychiatry Digest, International Synopsis (Abstract).

9. Coombs, R.H. (l986). "Family factors in the use of substances by children and adolescents: Implications for prevention." Scientific Proceedings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Los Angeles. (Abstract).

10. Coombs, R.H. and J. Landsverk (l989). "Parenting Styles and Substance Use During Childhood and adolescence." Clinical Research Digest, American Psychological Association, 7(1) p. 4. (Abstract)

11. Coombs, R.H. and C.J. Coombs (1991). Book review of Treatment for the Alzheimer Patient. Edited by L.F. Jarvik and C.H. Winograd, New York: Springer Publishing Company, (1989). In Health and Social Work: Journal of the National Association of Social Workers, Vol. 16, No. 1 (Feb.), pp. 78- 79.

12. Coombs, R.H. (1991). "Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse: A Family Strengthening Approach," presented at a conference of the International Sociological Association, Working Group on Clinical Sociology, Sociological Abstracts.

13. Coombs, R.H. (1991). "Primary Prevention of Emotional Impairment in Professional Training," presented at a conference of the International Sociological Association, Working Group on Clinical Sociology, Sociological Abstracts.

14. Coombs, R.H. and F.J. Ryan (1991). "Drug Testing as a Deterrent for College Athletes," Brown University Digest of Addiction Theory and Application, Vol. 10, No. 5 (May), pp. 1-2.

15. Sandor, R. and R.H. Coombs (1992). Book review of Drug Abuse Treatment: A National Study of Effectiveness, by R.L. Hubbard, M.E. Marsden, J.V. Rachal, H.J. Harwood, E.R. Cavanaugh and H.M. Ginzburg, University of North Carolina press, in The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.

16. Coombs, R.H. (1992). "Prevention of Substance Abuse." Thematic Encyclopedia of the World Congress of Mental Health, Mexico City, (Proceedings).

17. Coombs, R.H. (1992). "Familial Aspects of Drug Abuse Prevention," Thematic Encyclopedia of the World Congress of Mental Health, Mexico City, (Proceedings).

 

18. Coombs, R.H. (1992). "Chemically Dependent Professionals." Professional Update, Betty Ford Center at Eisenhower, 1(4): 1-2, Summer.

19. Coombs, R.H. (1991). Book review of An Outline of Sociology as Applied to Medicine, by David Armstrong, Wright, 1989 in Medical Education, 25: 359-360.

20. Coombs, R.H. (In press). "College Drinking: Putting Your Future At Risk." Keys to Success.

21. Harmon, Philia and R.H. Coombs (1997). "Intercollegiate Women Athletes, Drug Use and Drug Testing." NIDA Research Monograph, Problems of Drug Dependence, Proceedings of the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting, College on Problems of Drug Dependencies, Inc.

22. Harmon, Philia and R.H. Coombs (1997). "Acculturation, Substance Use and Mexican-American Youth."

NIDA Research Monograph, Problems of Drug Dependence, Proceedings of the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting, College on Problems of Drug Dependencies, Inc.

23. Harmon, Philia and R.H. Coombs (1997). "Women, Drug Use, and Drug Testing." Poster Session held at

the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Chicago, August.

 

REPRINTED ARTICLES

1. Coombs, R.H. (l966). "A value theory of mate selection." In K.L. Cannon (ed.), Selected Readings in Marriage and Family Relationships for L.D.S. Students. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 45-51.

2. Coombs, R.H. (l966). "Reinforcement of values in the parental home as a factor in mate selection." In K.L. Cannon (ed.), Selected Readings in Marriage and Family Relationships for L.D.S. Students. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 39-43.

3. Christensen, H.D., R.H. Coombs, D.M. Fulcomer, J.C. Green, R.N. Hey, D.F. Hobbs, R.H. Klemer, E.B. Luckey, M.H. McCaulley, and J.H. Meyerowitz (l968). "Marriage, the Family, and Human Sexuality in Medical Education," Chapter 8. In C.E. Vincent (ed.), Human Sexuality in Medical Education and Practice. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas, 9l-l62.

4. Coombs, R.H. and W.F. Kenkel (l969). "Sex Differences in Dating Aspirations and Satisfaction With Computer Selected Partners," Chapter l4. In H.C. Lindgren (ed.), Psychology of Personal Development. New York: Van Nostrand Reinholt Company.

5. Coombs, R.H. and W.F. Kenkel (l969). "Sex Differences in Dating Aspirations and Satisfaction With Computer Selected Partners," Section 11. In H.C. Lindgren (ed.), Readings in Personal Development. American Book Company, pp. 397-404.

6. Coombs, R.H. and W.F. Kenkel (l97l). "Sex differences in dating aspirations and satisfaction with computer selected partners." In D.L. Schaeffer (ed.), Sex Differences in Personality: Readings. Monterey, California: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, pp. l42-l5l.

7. Coombs, R.H. and W.F. Kenkel (l972). "Sex Differences in Dating Aspirations and Satisfaction With Computer Selected Partner," Chapter l0. In P.S. Fernald and L.D. Fernald, Jr., Basic Psychology Instructor's Manual. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, pp. 27-28.

8. Coombs, R.H. (l973). "Value Consensus and Partner Satisfaction Among Dating Couples," Chapter 5. In A.F. Kline and M.L. Medley (eds.), Dating and Marriage: An Interactionist Perspective, pp. 97-112.

9. Coombs, R.H. and L.J. Goldman (l973). "Maintenance and discontinuity of coping mechanisms in an

intensive care unit." In part as "ICU Fatigue," Human Behavior 2:10 (October): l4.

10. Coombs, R.H. (l974). "Reinforcement of Values in the Parental Home as a Factor in Mate Selection," Chapter 38. In G.M. Vernon (ed.), Research on Mormonism. Salt Lake City, Utah: Association for the Study of Religion, pp. 5l9-526.

11. Coombs, R.H. and L.J. Goldman (l976). "Maintenance and Discontinuity of Coping Mechanisms in an Intensive Care Unit," Chapter l2. In John Lofland, Doing Social Life: The Quality Study of Human Interaction in Natural Settings. New York: Wiley Inter-Science, 232-250.

12. Coombs, R.H. and P. Powers (l976). "Socialization for death: The physician's role." In L.H. Lofland (ed.), Toward a Sociology of Death and Dying. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, Inc., l5-36.

13. Coombs, R.H. (l977). "Value consensus and partner satisfaction among dating couples." In Xerox Individualized Publishing, XIP Reader, a custom anthology, Xerox College Publishing.

14. Coombs, R.H. (l977). "Socialization For Death: The Physician's Role," Chapter 8. In H.P. Chalfant, D.W. Curry, and C.E. Palmer (eds.), Sociological Stuff. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 58-66.

15. Coombs, R.H. and P. Powers (l986). "Socialization for death: The physician's role." In R.H. Coombs, D.S. May, and G.W. Small, eds., Inside Doctoring: Stages and Outcomes in the Professional Development of Physicians. New York: Praeger Publishers, pp. 262-279.

16. Coombs, R.H., M.J. Paulson, and R. Palley (1988). "The institutionalization of drug use in America: Hazardous adolescence, challenging parenthood." pp 9-38 in R.H. Coombs (ed.), The Family Context of Adolescent Drug Use. New York, The Haworth Press.

17. Coombs, R.H. and M.J. Paulson (1988). "Contrasting family styles of users and abstainers." pp 59-72 in R.H. Coombs (ed.), The Family Context of Adolescent Drug Use. New York, The Haworth Press.

18. Coombs, R.H. and K. Coombs (1988). "Developmental stages in drug use: Changing family involvements," pp 73-98 in R.H. Coombs (ed), The Family Context of Adolescent Drug Use. New York, The Haworth Press.

19. Coombs, R.H. and H. Hovanessian (1988). "Stress in the role constellation of female resident physicians." (Reprinted in part as feature article, "Special Problems of Female Residents," American Medical News, Vol. 31, No. 7, February 14, l988, pp. 25-26. Circulation: 358,705.

20. Coombs, R.H. and H. Hovanessian (1988). "Stress in the role constellation of female resident physicians." Reprinted in full, Newsletter of the American Orthopedic Associations' Ruth Jackson Society, May l989.

21. Coombs, R.H. and J. Landsverk (1990). "Parenting styles and substance use during childhood and adolescence." Adolescent Substance Abuse and the Family. Timely Issues in Print Series, East Carolina University Regional Training Center, pp. 135-144.

22. Coombs, R.H., F.O. Santana, and F.I. Fawzy (1990). "Parent Training to Prevent Adolescent Drug Use." Reprinted in part as Research Highlights, Prevention Pipeline, Office of Substance Abuse Prevention, Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration, U.S. Public Health Service, Vol. 3, No. 3, May/June, pp. 26-27.

23. Coombs, R.H., K. Perell, and J. Ruckh (1990). "Primary prevention of emotional impairment in medical training." Reprinted in part in The Bulletin of the Society for Professional Well-Being, Spring.

24. Coombs, R.H., M.J. Paulson, and R. Palley (In Press). "The Institutionalization of Drug Use in America: Hazardous Adolescence, Challenging Parenthood." Reprinted in Advances in Therapies for Adolescents. Edited by Carol Shaw Avstad and Nina M. Steefel. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

25. Coombs, R.H., M.J. Paulson and M.A. Richardson (1991). "Peer versus parental influence in substance use among Hispanic and Anglo children and adolescents," Reprinted in part as Research Highlights, Prevention Pipeline, Office of Substance Abuse Prevention, Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration, U.S. Public Health Service, Vol. 4, No. 4, July/August, pp. 35-37.

26. Coombs, R.H. (1991). "The Compleat Doctor," Ideopath: A publication of the Medical Student Council and the Office of Student Affairs, Medical College of Ohio, Vol. 3, No. 7, January 24, 1992. Reprinted from Medical Education, Vol. 25, pp. 539-543.

27. Coombs, R.H. (l993). "Contrasting Family Patterns of Adolescent Drug Users and Nonusers," reprinted in Subject Packets, distributed by Institute on Black Chemical Abuse, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.

28. Coombs, R.H., S. Chopra, D. Schenk, and E. Yutan (l993). "Medical Slang and Its Functions," reprinted in part as "The Private Language of Hospitals," Reader's Digest's New Choices, Special Interest publication on Health, July-August, p. 76.

 

29. Coombs, R.H., M.J. Paulson and M.A. Richardson (1993). Peer versus Parental Influence in Substance

Abuse Among Hispanic and Anglo Children," reprinted and distributed by Institute on Black Chemical Abuse, Minneapolis, Minn.

30. Coombs, R.H. (l995). "Structural Strain in the Medical Marriage." In R.H. Coombs, D.S. May, and G.W. Small, eds. Inside Doctoring: Stages and Outcomes in the Professional Development of Physicians. New York: Praeger Publishers, pp. l83-l90. Reprinted 1995 in Orthopedic Resident (Winter): 4/1: pp.

31. Coombs, R.H. "Drug Abuse As Career." Reprinted in 1995 in Criminal Careers, Vol. II, pps. 71-91 edited by David Greenberg, Dartmouth Publishing Company, Limited, Hampshire, England--"One of series in The International Library of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Penalogy bringing together the most significant articles in the fields of criminology and criminal justice theory." General editors, David Nelken, Macerata University, Italy and Gerald Mars, Cranfield Institute of Technology.

 

JOURNAL MANUSCRIPTS IN PROGRESS

1. Coombs, R.H., K. Berlin and R. Palley. "Female Physician's Marriages: Themes and Issues".

2. Harmon, P. and R.H. Coombs. "Acculturation and Drug Use Among Latinos".

3. Karney, B. and R.H. Coombs. "Change in Marriage Over 20 Years".

4. Karney, B. and R.H. Coombs. "Transition to Parenthood: A Longitudinal Analysis".

5. Karney, B. and R.H. Coombs. "The Effect of Husband's Stress on the Course of Marital

Quality".

6. Brown, V. and R.H. Coombs. "African-American Women in Medicine".

7. Coombs, R.H. and B. Virshup. "The Family Participation of Male Physicians". Journal of

the American Medical Association.

8. Coombs, R.H. and B. Virshup. "Marital Sentiment in the Physician's Marriage: A Longitudinal Comparison of Satisfied, Estranged, and Divorced Couples." American Journal of Psychiatry.

9. Coombs, R.H. "Religiosity and Adolescent Drug Use". Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.