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Hair cortisol, perceived stress, and social support in mother-child dyads living in an urban neighborhood.

Stress 2019 11 23;22(6):632-639. Epub 2019 Apr 23.

Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children's Medical Center , Hartford , CT , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10253890.2019.1604667DOI Listing
November 2019

Saliva DNA Methylation Detects Nascent Smoking in Adolescents.

J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 2019 Aug 10;29(7):535-544. Epub 2019 Jun 10.

Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cap.2018.0176DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6727474PMC
August 2019

Moderation of the effects of discrimination-induced affective responses on health outcomes.

Psychol Health 2018 02 23;33(2):193-212. Epub 2017 Apr 23.

d Department of Psychology , The George Washington University , Washington , DC , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2017.1314479DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6145071PMC
February 2018

Reactions to the meta-analyses of the Prototype Willingness Model.

Health Psychol Rev 2016 28;10(1):44-6. Epub 2015 Dec 28.

a University of Connecticut , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17437199.2015.1116020DOI Listing
October 2017

A Tobacco Cessation Intervention with Rural, Medically Underserved, Blue-collar Employees: A Quasiexperimental Study.

Saf Health Work 2016 Dec 31;7(4):293-298. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

Cancer Control Research Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, NH, USA; The Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.shaw.2016.03.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5127975PMC
December 2016

A quantitative epigenetic approach for the assessment of cigarette consumption.

Front Psychol 2015 2;6:656. Epub 2015 Jun 2.

Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00656DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4451580PMC
June 2015

The effects of social and health consequence framing on heavy drinking intentions among college students.

Br J Health Psychol 2015 Feb 25;20(1):212-20. Epub 2014 Apr 25.

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12100DOI Listing
February 2015

Not intending but somewhat willing: the influence of visual primes on risky sex decisions.

Br J Health Psychol 2014 Sep 20;19(3):553-65. Epub 2013 Jun 20.

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12055DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3869870PMC
September 2014

Women's sun protection cognitions in response to UV photography: the role of age, cognition, and affect.

J Behav Med 2014 Jun 28;37(3):553-63. Epub 2013 Apr 28.

Department of Psychology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, 20052, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10865-013-9512-yDOI Listing
June 2014

Ethnic and gender differences in HPV knowledge, awareness, and vaccine acceptability among White and Hispanic men and women.

J Community Health 2014 Apr;39(2):274-84

Des Moines University, 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50312, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10900-013-9773-yDOI Listing
April 2014

Threading the needle in health-risk communication: increasing vulnerability salience while promoting self-worth.

J Health Commun 2013 13;18(11):1279-92. Epub 2013 Aug 13.

a Department of Psychology , University of Connecticut , Storrs , Connecticut , USA.

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February 2014

Teen motherhood and pregnancy prototypes: the role of social context in changing young African American mothers' risk images and contraceptive expectations.

J Youth Adolesc 2013 Dec 25;42(12):1884-97. Epub 2013 Jan 25.

Department of Sociology, University of Georgia, 214A Baldwin Hall, Athens, GA, 30602, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10964-013-9912-xDOI Listing
December 2013

Effects of photoaging information and UV photo on sun protection intentions and behaviours: a cross-regional comparison.

Psychol Health 2013 28;28(9):1009-31. Epub 2013 Mar 28.

a Department of Psychology , California State University , San Marcos , CA , USA .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2013.777966DOI Listing
December 2013

Specificity of early movie effects on adolescent sexual behavior and alcohol use.

Soc Sci Med 2013 Nov 13;96:200-7. Epub 2013 Aug 13.

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Hinman Box 6207, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.07.032DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3804111PMC
November 2013

Coping with racial discrimination: the role of substance use.

Psychol Addict Behav 2012 Sep 30;26(3):550-60. Epub 2012 Apr 30.

Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0027711DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4079542PMC
September 2012

Greater exposure to sexual content in popular movies predicts earlier sexual debut and increased sexual risk taking.

Psychol Sci 2012 Sep 18;23(9):984-93. Epub 2012 Jul 18.

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Columbia, MO 65211, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956797611435529DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3779897PMC
September 2012

Coordinated changes in AHRR methylation in lymphoblasts and pulmonary macrophages from smokers.

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2012 Mar 9;159B(2):141-51. Epub 2012 Jan 9.

Department of Medicine, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.32021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3318996PMC
March 2012

Perceived racial discrimination as a barrier to college enrollment for African Americans.

Pers Soc Psychol Bull 2012 Jan 1;38(1):77-89. Epub 2011 Sep 1.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167211420732DOI Listing
January 2012

From racial discrimination to risky sex: prospective relations involving peers and parents.

Dev Psychol 2012 Jan 26;48(1):89-102. Epub 2011 Sep 26.

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0025430DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3807851PMC
January 2012

Optimism and adolescent perception of skin cancer risk.

Health Psychol 2011 Nov 20;30(6):810-3. Epub 2011 Jun 20.

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0024380DOI Listing
November 2011

Racial identification, racial discrimination, and substance use vulnerability among African American young adults.

Pers Soc Psychol Bull 2011 Oct 31;37(10):1349-61. Epub 2011 May 31.

George Washington University, Department of Psychology, Washington, DC 20052, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167211410574DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4909367PMC
October 2011

Intervention induced changes on parenting practices, youth self-pride and sexual norms to reduce HIV-related behaviors among rural African American youths.

J Youth Adolesc 2011 Sep 5;40(9):1147-63. Epub 2011 Mar 5.

Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, #90 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203-5721, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10964-011-9642-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5744658PMC
September 2011

Mechanisms of Family Impact on African American Adolescents' HIV-Related Behavior.

J Res Adolesc 2011 Jun;21(2):361-375

University of Georgia, Center for Family Research, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, Georgia 30602-4527.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-7795.2010.00672.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3106413PMC
June 2011

Characteristics associated with low self-esteem among US adolescents.

Acad Pediatr 2010 Jul-Aug;10(4):238-44.e2

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2010.03.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2914631PMC
January 2011

Effects of upward and downward social comparison information on the efficacy of an appearance-based sun protection intervention: a randomized, controlled experiment.

J Behav Med 2010 Dec 22;33(6):496-507. Epub 2010 Jul 22.

Department of Psychology 0109, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10865-010-9279-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2967703PMC
December 2010

Racial disparities in smoking knowledge among current smokers: data from the health information national trends surveys.

Psychol Health 2010 Oct;25(8):943-59

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08870440902935913DOI Listing
October 2010

Good self-control moderates the effect of mass media on adolescent tobacco and alcohol use: tests with studies of children and adolescents.

Health Psychol 2010 Sep;29(5):539-49

Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 677 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0020818DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3719172PMC
September 2010

Mother-daughter communication and human papillomavirus vaccine uptake by college students.

Pediatrics 2010 May 12;125(5):982-9. Epub 2010 Apr 12.

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA.

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http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/doi/10.1542/peds.2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2009-2888DOI Listing
May 2010

The effect of smoking on MAOA promoter methylation in DNA prepared from lymphoblasts and whole blood.

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2010 Mar;153B(2):619-628

Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.31031DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3694401PMC
March 2010

Reason and reaction: the utility of a dual-focus, dual-processing perspective on promotion and prevention of adolescent health risk behaviour.

Br J Health Psychol 2009 May 20;14(Pt 2):231-48. Epub 2008 Nov 20.

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1348/135910708X376640DOI Listing
May 2009

Movie exposure to alcohol cues and adolescent alcohol problems: a longitudinal analysis in a national sample.

Psychol Addict Behav 2009 Mar;23(1):23-35

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, USA.

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http://doi.apa.org/getdoi.cfm?doi=10.1037/a0014137
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0014137DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2805125PMC
March 2009

Social norms information enhances the efficacy of an appearance-based sun protection intervention.

Soc Sci Med 2008 Jul 28;67(2):321-9. Epub 2008 Apr 28.

Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0109, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.03.037DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2491400PMC
July 2008

Movie smoking exposure and smoking onset: a longitudinal study of mediation processes in a representative sample of U.S. adolescents.

Psychol Addict Behav 2008 Jun;22(2):269-77

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0893-164X.22.2.269DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2746493PMC
June 2008

The Strong African American Families program: longitudinal pathways to sexual risk reduction.

J Adolesc Health 2007 Oct 12;41(4):333-42. Epub 2007 Jul 12.

Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2007.04.003DOI Listing
October 2007

Exposure to smoking depictions in movies: its association with established adolescent smoking.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007 Sep;161(9):849-56

Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital at Dartmouth, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archpedi.161.9.849DOI Listing
September 2007

Long-term effects of appearance-based interventions on sun protection behaviors.

Health Psychol 2007 May;26(3):350-60

Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://doi.apa.org/getdoi.cfm?doi=10.1037/0278-6133.26.3.350
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May 2007

Meta-analysis of the relationship between risk perception and health behavior: the example of vaccination.

Health Psychol 2007 Mar;26(2):136-45

Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0278-6133.26.2.136DOI Listing
March 2007

Risk perceptions: assessment and relationship to influenza vaccination.

Health Psychol 2007 Mar;26(2):146-51

Department of Human Ecology, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520, USA.

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March 2007

Ethnic pride and self-control related to protective and risk factors: test of the theoretical model for the strong African American families program.

Health Psychol 2007 Jan;26(1):50-9

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0278-6133.26.1.50DOI Listing
January 2007

A theory-based dual-focus alcohol intervention for preadolescents: the Strong African American Families Program.

Psychol Addict Behav 2006 Jun;20(2):185-95

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, 50011-3180, USA.

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June 2006

The strong African American families program: prevention of youths' high-risk behavior and a test of a model of change.

J Fam Psychol 2006 Mar;20(1):1-11

Department of Child and Family Development, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-4527, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0893-3200.20.1.1DOI Listing
March 2006

Families and risk: prospective analyses of familial and social influences on adolescent substance use.

J Fam Psychol 2005 Dec;19(4):560-70

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, 50011, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0893-3200.19.4.560DOI Listing
December 2005

Smoking cessation: social comparison level predicts success for adult smokers.

Health Psychol 2005 Nov;24(6):623-9

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-3180, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0278-6133.24.6.623DOI Listing
November 2005

Using UV photography to reduce use of tanning booths: a test of cognitive mediation.

Health Psychol 2005 Jul;24(4):358-63

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0278-6133.24.4.358DOI Listing
July 2005

Images of smokers and willingness to smoke among African American pre-adolescents: an application of the prototype/willingness model of adolescent health risk behavior to smoking initiation.

J Pediatr Psychol 2005 Jun 23;30(4):305-18. Epub 2005 Feb 23.

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, W112 Lagomarcino Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-3180, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsi026DOI Listing
June 2005

Using images to increase exercise behavior: prototypes versus possible selves.

Pers Soc Psychol Bull 2005 May;31(5):610-20

Department of Psychology, State University of New York College-Cortland, NY 13045, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167204271589DOI Listing
May 2005

Effects of UV photographs, photoaging information, and use of sunless tanning lotion on sun protection behaviors.

Arch Dermatol 2005 Mar;141(3):373-80

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archderm.141.3.373DOI Listing
March 2005

The Strong African American Families Program: translating research into prevention programming.

Child Dev 2004 May-Jun;75(3):900-17

Department of Child and Family Development and Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602-4527, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8624.2004.00713.xDOI Listing
September 2004

Context and cognitions: environmental risk, social influence, and adolescent substance use.

Pers Soc Psychol Bull 2004 Aug;30(8):1048-61

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames 50011, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167204264788DOI Listing
August 2004

Perceived discrimination and substance use in African American parents and their children: a panel study.

J Pers Soc Psychol 2004 Apr;86(4):517-29

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-3180, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.86.4.517DOI Listing
April 2004

Family communication and religiosity related to substance use and sexual behavior in early adolescence: a test for pathways through self-control and prototype perceptions.

Psychol Addict Behav 2003 Dec;17(4):312-23

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, USA.

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December 2003

Neighborhood disadvantage moderates associations of parenting and older sibling problem attitudes and behavior with conduct disorders in African American children.

J Consult Clin Psychol 2003 Apr;71(2):211-22

Department of Child and Family Development, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens 30602-4527, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0022-006x.71.2.211DOI Listing
April 2003

Effects of appearance-based interventions on sun protection intentions and self-reported behaviors.

Health Psychol 2003 Mar;22(2):199-209

Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037//0278-6133.22.2.199DOI Listing
March 2003

Inhibitory effects of drinker and nondrinker prototypes on adolescent alcohol consumption.

Health Psychol 2002 Nov;21(6):601-9

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames 50011-3180, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037//0278-6133.21.6.601DOI Listing
November 2002

Comparison-level preferences after performance: is downward comparison theory still useful?

J Pers Soc Psychol 2002 Oct;83(4):865-80

Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames 50011, USA.

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October 2002