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John W. Welte, PhD

John W. Welte, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Psychology

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-2503
Email: welte@ria.buffalo.edu

Primary Research Areas

Survey epidemiology of substance abuse; relationship between substance abuse and criminal offending; survey epidemiology of pathological gambling.

Representative and Recent Publications

Barnes, G. M., Welte, J. W., Tidwell, M -C. O., & Hoffman, J. H. (2011) Gambling on the Lottery: Sociodemographic Correlates Across the Lifespan. Journal of Gambling Studies, 27, 575-586.
DOI: 10.1007/s10899-010-9228-7

Barnes, G. M., Welte, J. W., Hoffman, J. H., & Tidwell, M.-C. O. (2011). The co-occurrence of gambling with substance use and conduct disorder in the U.S. American Journal on Addictions, 20, 166-173.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1521-0391.2010.00116.x

Welte, J. W., Barnes, G. M., Tidwell, M.-C. O. & Hoffman, J. H. (2011) Tobacco Use, Heavy Use and Dependence Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the U.S. Substance Use and Misuse, 46, (9): 1090-1098.
DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2010.543745

Welte, J. W., Barnes, G. M., Tidwell, M.-C. O., & Hoffman, J. H. (2011). Gambling and problem gambling across the lifespan. Journal of Gambling Studies, 27, 49-61.
DOI: 10.1007/s10899-010-9195-z

Zhang, L., Wiecorek, W. F., & Welte, J. W. (2011) Early Onset of Delinquency and The Trajectory of Alcohol-Impaired Driving in Young Males. Addictive Behaviors, 36, 1154-1159.
DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2011.07.012

Barnes, G. M., Welte, J. W., Hoffman, J. H., & Tidwell, M.-C. O. (2010). Comparisons of gambling and alcohol use among college students and non-college young people in the U.S. Journal of American College Health, 58, 443-452.
DOI: 10.1080/07448480903540499

Barnes, G. M., Welte, J. W., Hoffman, J. H., & Tidwell, M.-C. O. (2009). Gambling, alcohol, and other substance use among youth in the United States. Journal of Alcohol and Drugs, 70, 134-142.

Welte, J. W., Barnes, G. M., Tidwell, M.-C. O., & Hoffman, J. H. (2009). Legal gambling availability and problem gambling among adolescents and young adults. International Gambling Studies, 9, 89-99.

Welte, J. W., Barnes, G. M., Tidwell, M.-C. O., & Hoffman, J. H. (2009). Association between problem gambling and conduct disorder in a national survey of adolescents and young adults in the United States. Journal of Adolescent Health, 45, 396-401.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.02.002

Welte, J. W., Barnes, G. M., Tidwell, M.-C. O., & Hoffman, J. H. (2009). The association of form of gambling with problem gambling among American youth. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 23, 105-112.
DOI: 10.1037/a0013536

Nyman, J. A., Welte, J., W., & Dowd, B. E. (2008). Something for nothing: A model of gambling behavior. The Journal of Socio-Economics, 37, 2492-2504

Welte, J. W., Barnes, G. M., Tidwell, M.-C. O., & Hoffman, J. H. (2008). The prevalence of problem gambling among U.S. adolescents and young adults: Results from a national survey. Journal of Gambling Studies, 24, 119-133.
DOI: 10.1007/s10899-007-9086-0

Welte, J. W., Wieczorek, W. F., Barnes, G. M., Tidwell, M.-C. O., & Hoffman, J. H. (2004). The relationship of ecological and geographic factors to gambling behavior and pathology. Journal of Gambling Studies, 20, 405-423.
DOI: 10.1007/s10899-004-4582-y

Welte, J. W., Barnes, G. M., Wieczorek, W. F., Tidwell, M.-C. O., & Parker, J. (2002). Gambling participation in the U.S. -- Results from a national survey. Journal of Gambling Studies, 18, 313-337.

Welte, J. W., Barnes, G. M., Wieczorek, W. F., Tidwell, M.-C. O., & Parker, J. (2001). Alcohol and gambling pathology among U.S. adults: Prevalence, demographic patterns and co-morbidity. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 62, 706-712.