Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Psychology Department faculty.


Submissions from 2016


Postauricular reflexes elicited by soft acoustic clicks and loud noise probes: Reliability, prepulse facilitation, and sensitivity to picture contents, R V. Aaron and Stephen Benning

Selecting the optimal rotation in exploratory factor analysis, Kimberly A. Barchard


Is sadness blue? The problem of using figurative language for emotions on psychological tests, Kimberly A. Barchard, Kelly E. Grob, and Matthew Roe

"I feel blue": The problem of using figurative language in psychological tests, Kimberly A. Barchard, Kelly E. Grob, and Matthew J. Roe

Calculating statistics for subgroups for SPSS 22.0: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr

Comparing dependent samples in SPSS 22.0: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr

Comparing independent samples in SPSS 22.0: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr

Correlation in SPSS 22.0: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr

Creating a conference poster on sex differences using SPSS 22.0 and PowerPoint: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr

Graphs for SPSS: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr

Inferences about the mean of a single sample in SPSS 22.0: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr

Introduction to SPSS: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr

Power for the single-sample t-test: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr

Recoding for SPSS 22.0: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr

The syntax window for SPSS 22.0: Assignment and grading rubric, Kimberly A. Barchard and Leiszle Lapping-Carr


Taking Stock and Moving Forward: 25 Years of Emotional Intelligence Research, Kim Barchard, M A. Brackett, and J M. Mestre


Internal Consistency and Power When Comparing Total Scores from Two Groups, Kim Barchard and V Brouwers


Late Positive Potential ERP Responses to Social and Nonsocial Stimuli in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Stephen Benning, M Kovac, A Campbell, S Miller, E K. Hanna, C R. Damiano, A Sabatino-DiCriscio, L Turner-Brown, N J. Sasson, R V. Aaron, J Kinard, and G S. Dichter


Evaluation of a Standardized Method of Quality Assurance in Mental Health Records: A Pilot Study, Kelsey M Bradshaw, B Donohue, J Fayeghi, T Lee, C R. Wilks, and B Ross


Racial and ethnic differences in factors related to drug use among adult female offenders: Implications for treatment, R M. Caldwell-Gunes, Ned Silver, K M. Smith, and K A. Norton


Acculturative Stress, Self-Esteem, and Eating Pathology in Latina and Asian American Female College Students, Kim Claudat, Emily K White, and Carryn Warren


Associations between negative affect and binge/purge behaviors in women with anorexia nervosa: Considering the role of negative urgency, Kristen Culbert, J M. Lavender, R D. Crosby, S A. Wonderlich, S G. Engel, C B. Peterson, J E. Mitchell, S J. Crow, D Le Grange, L Cao, and S Fischer


Hormonal Factors and Disturbances in Eating Disorders, Kristen Culbert, S E. Racine, and K L. Klump


Spirituality, Forgiveness, and Quality of Life: Testing a Mediational Model with Military Veterans with PTSD, J M. Currier, K D. Drescher, Jason Holland, R Lisman, and D W. Foy


Resilience Variables and Posttraumatic Symptoms Among Maltreated Youth, Timothy Day and Chris Kearney


Anxiety and oppositional behavior profiles among youth with selective mutism, Rachele A Diliberto and C A. Kearney


Controlled evaluation of a method to assist recruitment of participants into treatment outcome research and engage student-athletes into substance abuse intervention, B Donohue, A Dowd, C Philips, C P. Plant, T Loughran, and Y Gavrilova


Preliminary evaluation of contingent meals and telephone use to improve evidence-supported family therapy session attendance in mothers referred by Child Protective Services for substance abuse, Bradley Donohue, K Bradshaw, J Fayeghi, C Wilks, J M. Holland, Chad Cross, C P. Plant, and D N. Allen


Examination of the extent to which employment factors are associated with reduced child maltreatment potential and drug use, Bradley C. Donohue, Christopher Plant, Kimberly A. Barchard, and David J. Gillis


Development and initial psychometric examination of the home safety and beautification assessment in mothers referred to treatment by child welfare agents, Bradley Donohue, M Pitts, G M. Chow, S D. Benning, A Soto-Nevarez, C P. Plant, and Daniel Allen


Distress tolerance is linked to unhealthy eating through pain catastrophizing, Ashley S Emami, A Woodcock, H E. Swanson, T Kapphahn, and K Pulvers


Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in a Community Mental Health Clinic: Prevalence, Comorbidity and Correlates, Andrew Freeman, E A. Youngstrom, J K. Youngstrom, and R L. Findling


Cognitive and academic achievement changes associated with day hospital rehabilitation in children with acquired brain injury, G Goldstein, J Mayfield, N S. Thaler, J Walker, and Daniel Allen


Revised: Factorial invariance and latent means differences across gender and age in spanish children, C Gonzálvez, J Inglés Cándido, Chris Kearney, M Vicent, R Sanmartín, and J M. García-Fernández


Exaggeration of language-specific rhythms in English and French children's songs, Erin Hannon, Y Lévêque, K M. Nave, and S E. Trehub


Role of GABAB receptors in learning and memory and neurological disorders, C F. Heaney and Jefferson Kinney


Exploring the Ecological Validity of Thinking on Demand: Neural Correlates of Elicited vs. Spontaneously Occurring Inner Speech, Russell Hurlburt, B Alderson-Day, S Kuhn, and C Fernyhough


Broad attention to multiple individual objects may facilitate change detection with complex auditory scenes, Vanessa C Irsik, C M. Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, and J S. Snyder


A quantitative analysis of context-dependent remapping of medial frontal cortex neurons and ensembles, L Ma, James Hyman, D Durstewitz, A G. Phillips, and J K. Seamans


Equivalence of mother and father ratings of ADHD in children, Abigail R Mayfield, E M. Parke, Kim Barchard, R P. Zenisek, N S. Thaler, L M. Etcoff, and D N. Allen


Effect of acute lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation in intracerebroventricular-streptozotocin injected rats, Andrew S Murtishaw, C F. Heaney, M M. Bolton, J J. Sabbagh, M A. Langhardt, and Jefferson Kinney


Sex differences in concordance rates between auditory event-related potentials and subjective sexual arousal, Taylor L Oliver, Marta Meana, and Joel Snyder


How musical are music video game players?, Amanda C Pasinski, Erin Hannon, and Joel Snyder


How modality specific is processing of auditory and visual rhythms?, Amanda Pasinski, J D. Mcauley, and Joel Snyder


Lower stress-reactive cortisol in female veterans associated with military status but not PTSD, Meghan E Pierce and L M. Pritchard


Examination of Life Satisfaction, Child Maltreatment Potential and Substance Use in Mothers Referred for Treatment by Child Protective Services for Child Neglect and Substance Abuse: Implications for Intervention Planning, Christopher P Plant, Bradley Donohue, and J M. Holland


Concurrent sound segregation impairments in schizophrenia: The contribution of auditory-specific and general cognitive factors, Erin M Ramage, N Klimas, S J. Vogel, M Vertinski, B D. Yerkes, A Flores, G P. Sutton, E N. Ringdahl, Daniel Allen, and J S. Snyder


Asymmetries in infants' attention toward and categorization of male faces: The potential role of experience, Jennifer Rennels, A J. Kayl, J H. Langlois, R E. Davis, and M Orlewicz


“She Might be Afraid of Commitment”: Perceptions of Women Who Retain Their Surname After Marriage, Rachael Robnett, C R. Underwood, P A. Nelson, and K J. Anderson


Cues to perceiving tonal stability in music: The role of temporal structure, Matthew A Rosenthal and Erin Hannon


Negative symptoms in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia: A psychometric evaluation of the brief negative symptom scale across diagnostic categories, G P. Strauss, Mary Vertinski, S J. Vogel, E N. Ringdahl, and Daniel Allen


Children use object-level category knowledge to detect changes in complex auditory scenes, Christina M Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, Joel Snyder, and E E. Hannon


Impact of Irritability and Impulsive Aggressive Behavior on Impairment and Social Functioning in Youth with Cyclothymic Disorder, A Van Meter, E Youngstrom, Andrew Freeman, N Feeny, J K. Youngstrom, and R L. Findling


Replicated Risk Nicotinic Cholinergic Receptor Genes for Nicotine Dependence, Lingjun Zuo, Rolando Garcia-Milian, Xiaoyun Guo, Chunlong Zhong, Yunlong Tan, Zhiren Wang, Jijun Wang, Xiaoping Wang, Longli Kang, Lu Lu, Xiangning Chen, Chiang-Shan R. Li, and Xingguang Luo


Long noncoding RNAs in psychiatric disorders, L Zuo, Y Tan, Z Wang, K S. Wang, X Zhang, Xiangning Chen, C SR Li, T Wang, and X Luo

piRNAs and their functions in the brain, L Zuo, Z Wang, Y Tan, Xiangning Chen, and X Luo

Submissions from 2015

Sociocultural and Identity Predictors of Body Dissatisfaction in Ethnically Diverse College Women, Liya M. Rakhkovskaya and Cortney S. Warren

Media Exposure and Associated Stress Contribute to Eating Pathology in Women with Anorexia Nervosa: Daily and Momentary Associations, Emily K. White, Cortney S. Warren, Li Cao, Ross D. Crosby, Scott G. Engel, Stephen A. Wonderlich, James E. Mitchell, Carol B. Peterson, Scott J. Crow, and Daniel Le Grange

Submissions from 2014

Serious mental illness and substance use disorder comorbidity, Daniel N. Allen, B. Lee, S. Thaler, and Steven Paul Woods

Validity of the RIAS for assessing children with traumatic brain injury: Sensitivity to TBI and comparability to the WISC-III and WISC-IV, Daniel N. Allen, Paul C. Stolberg, Nicholas Shizuo Thaler, Griffin Pollock Sutton, and Joan Mayfield

Introduction, Daniel N. Allen and Steven Paul Woods

Neuropsychological aspects of substance use disorders: Evidence based perspectives, Daniel N. Allen and Steven Paul Woods

Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders: General considerations, D. N. Allen and G. Goldstein

Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders: Test measures and procedures, D. N. Allen and G. Goldstein

Parental satisfaction and child maltreatment. In A.C. Michalos, Kelsey Michael Bradshaw and B. Donohue

A review of quality assurance methods to assist professional record keeping: Implications for providers of interpersonal violence treatment, Kelsey Michael Bradshaw, B. Donohue, and C. Wilks

Inventory of Complicated Spiritual Grief: Development and initial validation of a new measure, L. A. Burke, R. A. Neimeyer, J. S. Holland, S. Dennard, L. Oliver, and M. K. Shear

Using the ambiguous plaid stimuli to investigate the influence of immediate prior experience on perception, Olivia L. Carter, Joel S. Snyder, Sandy Fung, and Nava Rubin

Self-Objectification, Body Self-Consciousness during Sexual Activities and Sexual Satisfaction in College Women. Body Image, Kim Claudat and Cortney S. Warren

Parent perfectionism and psychopathology symptoms and child perfectionism, Lisa Caitlin Cook and Christopher A. Kearney

The effects of puberty and circulating testosterone on risk for disordered eating in adolescent males, Kristen M. Culbert, S. Alexandra Burt, C. L. Sisk, Joel Thomas Nigg, and Kelly L. Klump

How mood and task complexity affect children’s recognition of others’ emotions, Andrew J. Cummings and Jennifer L. Rennels


Residential treatment for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: Identifying trajectories of change and predictors of treatment response, Joseph M. Currier, Jason M. Holland, and Kent D. Drescher

Involvement in abusive violence among Vietnam veterans: Direct and indirect associations with substance use problems and suicidality, Joseph M. Currier, Jason M. Holland, Hannah W. Jones, and Susan Sheu

A controlled evaluation of family behavior therapy in concurrent child neglect and drug abuse, Brad Donohue, Nathan H. Azrin, Kelsey Michael Bradshaw, Vincent B. van Hasselt, Chad L. Cross, Jessica Urgelles, and Daniel N. Allen

Examination of illicit drug use frequency using multiple drug assessment methods in mothers referred to treatment by child protective services, Brad C. Donohue, Jason M. Holland, Karen Lopez, Jessica Urgelles, and Daniel N. Allen

Developmental aspects and neurobiological correlates of verbal working and associative memory, G. Goldstein, Daniel N. Allen, Nicholas Shizuo Thaler, J. F. Luther, K. Panchalingam, and J. W. Pettegrew

Change deafness and object encoding with recognizable and unrecognizable sounds, Melissa K. Gregg, Vanessa C. Irsik, and Joel S. Snyder

Evaluation of a truancy diversion program at nine at-risk middle schools, Courtney Marie Haight, Gillian V. Chapman, Marisa Charlene Hendron, Rachel Marie Loftis, and Christopher A. Kearney

Development, Erin E. Hannon

The effect of early environmental manipulation on locomotor sensitivity and methamphetamine conditioned place preference reward, E. Hensleigh and Laurel M. Pritchard

Sadness, anxiety, and experiences with emotional support among Veteran and non-Veteran patients and their families at the end of life, Jason M. Holland, Joseph M. Currier, Abbie M. Kirkendall, Jennifer Reid Keene, and Nora A. Luna

Validation of the Integration of Stressful Life Experiences Scale – Short Form in a bereaved sample, Jason M. Holland, Joseph M. Currier, and Robert A. Neimeyer

Meaning made of stress among Veterans transitioning to college: Examining unique associations with suicide risk and life threatening behavior, Jason M. Holland PhD; Jesse Malott MA, MDiv; and Joseph M. Currier PhD

Psychosocial predictors of salivary cortisol among older adults with depression, Jason M. Holland PhD, Johanna Rengifo, Joseph M. Currier PhD, Ruth O'Hara, Keith Sudheimer, and Dolores Gallagher-Thompson

The unique impact of late-life bereavement and prolonged grief on diurnal cortisol, Jason M. Holland PhD, Vincent Rozalski, Kara L. Thompson, Roanne Joy Tiongson, Alan F. Schatzberg, Ruth O'Hara, and Dolores Gallagher-Thompson

Bereavement-related regret trajectories among widowed older adults, Jason M. Holland PhD, Kara L. Thompson, Vincent Rozalski, and Wendy G. Lichtenthal

Grounding the science of inner experience in the apprehension of phenomena: A review of Consciousness and the Self: New Essays, Russell T. Hurlburt and Susan A.J. Stuart

School absenteeism during childhood, Christopher A. Kearney and R. Diliberto

School Refusal Behavior, Christopher A. Kearney and R. Diliberto

A Response to Intervention model to promote school attendance and decrease school absenteeism, Christopher A. Kearney and Patricia A. Graczyk

Problematic School Absenteeism, Christopher A. Kearney and Emma H. Ross

Treating school refusal behavior, Christopher A. Kearney and M. Spear

Timing and tempo: Exploring the complex association between pubertal development and depression in African American and European American girls, Kate Keenan, Kristen M. Culbert, Kevin J. Grimm, Alison E. Hipwell, and Stephanie D. Stepp

The A-Z of Death and Dying: Social, Medical, and Cultural Aspects, Elizabeth Kübler-Ross

Forced exercise before or after induction of 6-OHDA-mediated nigrostriatal insult does not mitigate behavioral asymmetry in a hemiparkinsonian rat model, Merrill Russen Landers, Jefferson Kinney, and Frank van Breukelen

Incorporando un plan de vida saludable en la terapia familiar conductual: Ejemplificando un caso clínico de una mujer con historial de violencia doméstica, negligencia infantil, abuso de drogas y obesidad (Incorporating a healthy living curriculum within family behavior therapy: A clinical case example in a woman with a history of domestic violence, child neglect, drug abuse, and obesity), Holly Beth Lapota, Brad C. Donohue, Cortney S. Warren Ph.D., Daniel N. Allen, Arianna Gonzales-Bueno, and Arévalo Humberto Emilio Aguilera

Perception Matters for Clinical Perfectionism and Social Anxiety. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Cheri A. Levinson, Thomas L. Rodebaugh, Erik A. Shumaker, Andrew R. Menatti, Justin W. Weeks, Emily K. White, Richard G. Heimberg, Cortney S. Warren, Carlos Blanco, Franklin Schneier, and Michael R. Liebowitz

Brief therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in maltreated youth in a shelter care facility, Lisa M. Linning and Christopher A. Kearney

Translation and Validation of a Spanish Version of the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire‐4 (SATAQ‐4), Enrique Llorente, David H. Gleaves, Cortney S. Warren, Lourdes Perez-de-Eulate, and Liya Rakhkovskaya