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


Submissions from 2014

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


Community-Level Interventions for Reconciling Conflicting Religious and Sexual Domains in Identity Incongruity, Renato M. Liboro

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

Event segmentation during first-person continuous events, Joseph P. Magliano, Gabriel A. Radvansky, J. Christopher Forsythe, and David E. Copeland

Differences in the emergent coding properties of cortical and striatal ensembles, Liya Ma, James M. Hyman, Adrian J. Lindsay, Anthony G. Phillips, and Jeremy K. Seamans

Tracking progress towards a goal in corticostriatal ensembles, Liya Ma, James M. Hyman, Anthony G. Phillips, and Jeremy K. Seamans

Sexual desire, Marta Meana PhD and Alessandra Lanti

Hidden disorder/hidden desire: Presentations of low sexual desire in men, Marta Meana PhD and Eric T. Steiner PhD

Sex therapy in transition: Are we there yet?, Marta Meana PhD and Eric T. Steiner PhD

Affect, motivation, working memory, and mathematics, Alex Michael Moore, Nathan Oehme Rudig, and Mark H. Ashcraft

Advanced paternal age at birth: Phenotypic and etiologic associations with eating pathology in offspring, S. E. Racine, Kristen M. Culbert, S. Alexandra Burt, and Kelly L. Klump

Cognition, Gabriel A. Radvansky and Mark H. Ashcraft

Children’s classification and lexicalization of attractiveness, sex, and race concepts: Differential displays of these concepts and relatedness to bias and flexibility, Jennifer L. Rennels and J. H. Langlois

Children's attractiveness, gender, and race biases: A comparison of their strength and generality, Jennifer L. Rennels and Judith H. Langlois

Factor structure of the Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Battery for Children: A supplemental report, Sylvia An Ross, Daniel N. Allen, and Gerald Goldstein


The Success of Gay–Straight Alliances in Waterloo Region, Ontario: A Confluence of Political and Social Factors, Alex St. John, Robb Travers, Lauren Munro, Renato M. Liboro, Margaret Schneider, and Carrie L. Greig

Neuropsychological assessment of Asian American children and adolescents, Nicholas Shizuo Thaler, Daniel N. Allen, and J. G. Scott

Social cognition and functional capacity in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, Nicholas Shizuo Thaler, Griffin Pollock Sutton, and Daniel N. Allen


Tapping to a slow tempo in the presence of simple and complex musical meters reveals experience-specific biases for processing music, Sangeeta Ullal-Gupta, Erin E. Hannon, and Joel S. Snyder

Assessing substance related disorders in Asian Americans, Sally J. Vogel and Daniel N. Allen

Lies we tell ourselves : the psychology of self-deception, Cortney S. Warren

Effects of attention and awareness of preceding context tones on auditory streaming, David Michael Weintraub, Brian A. Metzger, and Joel S. Snyder

Psychometric Properties of the Body Checking Questionnaire in College Women, Emily K. White, Kim Claudat, Sarah C. Jones, Kimberly A. Barchard, and Cortney S. Warren

The Influence of Social Anxiety on the Body Checking Behaviors of Female College Students, Emily K. White and Cortney S. Warren

Examining the structural validity of health motivation scale in physical activity, X. Xu, Michelle Millar, and D. Mellor

Submissions from 2013

Social Appearance Anxiety, Perfectionism, and Fear of Negative Evaluation: Distinct or Shared Risk Factors for Social Anxiety and Eating Disorders?, Cheri A. Levinson, Thomas L. Rodebaugh, Emily K. White, Andrew R. Menatti, Justin W. Weeks, Juliette M. Lacovino, and Cortney S. Warren

A Spanish Version of the Sociocultural Attitudes towards Appearance Questionnaire-3 (SATAQ-3): Translation and Psychometric Evaluation, Enrique Llorente, Cortney S. Warren, Lourdes Perez de Eulate, and David H. Gleaves

Assessing Eating Disorders in Hispanic Clients, Marisol Perez and Cortney S. Warren


Score Reliability and Factor Similarity of the Sociocultural Attitudes towards Appearance Questionnaire-3 (SATAQ-3) Among Four Ethnic Groups, Cortney S. Warren, David H. Gleaves, and Liya M. Rakhkovskaya

Weight-Related Concerns Related To Drug Use for Women in Substance Abuse Treatment: Prevalence and Relationships with Eating Pathology, Cortney S. Warren, Anne R. Lindsay, Emily K. White, Kim Claudat, and Sara C. Velasquez

The Relationships among Acculturation, Acculturative Stress, Endorsement of Western Media, Social Comparison, and Body Image in Hispanic Male College Students, Cortney S. Warren and Ricardo M. Rios

Demographic and Work-Related Correlates of Job Burnout in Professional Eating Disorder Treatment Provider, Cortney S. Warren, Kerri J. Schafer, Mary Ellen J. Crowley, and Roberto Olivardia

Treatment Providers with a Personal History of Eating Pathology: A Qualitative Examination of Common Experiences, Cortney S. Warren, Kerri J. Schafer, Mary Ellen Crowley, and Roberto Olivardia

Eating Disorders, Cortney S. Warren, Emily C. White, Kim Claudat, and Holly B. LaPota

Submissions from 2012


Harmonic analysis of ferroresonance in single-phase transformers, Xiangning Chen, John-Paul Caputo, and Yahia Baghzouz

The Relationships between Body Surveillance, Body Shame, and Contextual Body Concern during Sexual Activities in Ethnically Diverse Female College Students, Kim Claudat, Cortney S. Warren, and Robert T. Durette

A Gender-Specific Approach to Improving Substance Abuse Treatment for Women: The Healthy Steps to Freedom (HSF) Program, Anne R. Lindsay, Cortney S. Warren, Sara C. Velasquez, and Minggen Lu

Sexual dysfunction in women, Marta Meana

Assessing sexual dysfunctions in Hispanic clients, Marta Meana, Taylor L. Oliver, and Sarah C. Jones


Binge Eating Disorder Mediates Links between Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety and Caloric Intake in Obese Women, Roseann E. Peterson, Shawn J. Latendresse, Lindsay T. Bartholome, Cortney S. Warren, and Nancy C. Raymond

Energy Intake Patterns in Obese Women with Binge Eating Disorder, Nancy C. Raymond, Brooke Neumeyer, Cortney S. Warren, Susanne S. Lee, and Carol B. Peterson

Body Area Dissatisfaction in White, Black, and Latina Female College Students in the United States: An Examination of Racially Salient Appearance Areas and Ethnic Identity, Cortney S. Warren

The Relationships between Fat Talk, Body Dissatisfaction, and Drive for Thinness: Perceived Stress as a Moderator, Cortney S. Warren, Samuel Holland, Hilary Billings, and Alexa Parker

A Qualitative Analysis of Job Burnout in Eating Disorder Treatment Providers, Cortney S. Warren, Kerri J. Schafer, Mary Ellen Crowley, and Roberto Olivardia

Submissions from 2010

Examination of Psychiatric Symptoms in Student Athletes, Brad Donohue, Tracey Covassin, Kevin Lancer, Yani Dickens, Adria Hash, and Jeff Genet

Visual attention to erotic images in women reporting pain with intercourse, Amy D. Lykins, Marta Meana, and Jillian Minimi

Elucidating women’s (hetero)sexual desire: Definitional challenges and content expansion, Marta Meana

Sexual dysfunctions and deviations, F. Pukall, Marta Meana, and Yolanda Fernandez

Why did passion wane? A qualitative study of married women's attributions for declines in desire, Karen E. Sims and Marta Meana

The deal on testosterone responses to poker comptetition, Eric T. Steiner, Kimberly A. Barchard, Marta Meana, Freidun Hadi, and Peter B. Gray

Priorities in endometriosis research: A proposed focus on deep dyspareunia, Paolo Vercellini, Marta Meana, Lone Hummelshoj, Edgardo Somigliana, Paola Vigano, and Luigi Fedele

Media Internalization and Social Comparison as Predictors of Eating Pathology among Latino Adolescents: The Moderating Effect of Gender and Generational Status, Cortney S. Warren, Andrea Schoen, and Kerri J. Schafer

Submissions from 2009

The future of sex therapy: Specialization or marginalization?, Yitzchak M. Binik and Marta Meana

Painful intercourse: Dyspareunia and Vaginismus, Marta Meana

The relevance of dyspareunia, Marta Meana, Lorraine Benuto, and Robyn L. Donaldson

Negative Affect and Somatically Focused Anxiety in Young Women Reporting Pain With Intercourse, Marta Meana and Amy D. Lykins

Food Cravings Discriminate between Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa: Implications for “Success” Versus “Failure” in Dietary Restraint, Silvia Moreno, Cortney S. Warren, Sonia Rodriguez, Carmen Fernandez, and Antonio Cepeda-Benito

Psychological evaluation and measurement of dyspareunia, Caroline F. Pukall, Marta Meana, and Katherine S. Sutton


What makes women tired? A community sample, Donna E. Stewart, Susan Abbey, Marta Meana, and Katherine M. Boydell

Misremembering pain: Memory biases for pain words in women reporting pain with intercourse, Lea Thaler and Marta Meana

Incorporating Multiculturalism into Undergraduate Psychology Courses: Three Simple Active Learning Exercises, Cortney S. Warren

An Evaluation of the Sociocultural Model of Eating Disorders in Mexican-American Women: Behavioral Acculturation and Attitudinal Marginalization as Moderators, Cortney S. Warren, Linda G. Castillo, and David H. Gleaves

Characteristics of Binge Eating in Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder, Cortney S. Warren, Nancy C. Raymond, Susanne S. Lee, Lindsay H. Bartholome, and Susan K. Raatz

Submissions from 2008

Culture, Gender, and Assessment of Fear of Fatness, Suman Ambwani, Cortney S. Warren, David H. Gleaves, Antonio Cepeda-Benito, and Mari Carmen Fernandez

Psychosexual characteristics of vestibulodynia couples: Partner solicitousness and hostility influence pain, Mylene Desrosiers, Sophie Bergeron, Marta Meana, Bianca Leclerc, Yitzchak M. Binik, and Samir Khalife

Sex Differences in Visual Attention to Erotic and Non-Erotic Stimuli, Amy D. Lykins, Marta Meana, and Gregory P. Strauss

Painful intercourse: Dyspareunia and vaginismus, Marta Meana

The Drama of Sex, Identity, and the "Queen", Marta Meana

Acculturation and Sexuality: Investigating Gender Differences in Erotic Plasticity, Marta Meana and Lorraine Benuto

Sexual dysfunction, Marta Meana, Yitzchak M. Binik, and Lea Thaler

Obesity surgery: Stories of altered lives, Marta Meana and Lindsey Ricciardi

Substance Use in Ethnic Minority Youth, Marilyn J. Strada MA and Brad Donohue