Dr. Margo Hurlocker participated in graduation this past Friday. She completed her Ph.D. in August 2017. Currently, Dr. Hurlocker is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions in New Mexico. Congratulations Dr. Hurlocker.
Hallie Jordan, a second year doctoral student successfully defended her thesis. She found that the link post-traumatic stress has with hazardous alcohol consumption was moderated by manner of drinking and stopping/limiting drinking protective behavioral strategies but only for men. She alcohol found that the link between post-traumatic stress and alcohol-related negative consequences was moderated by serious harm reduction protective behavioral strategies. Congratulations Hallie.
BAR Lab members Bobbi Lee, Promise Lemoine, and Tiara Watson were recognized as Psychology Scholars at a recent reception. Congratulations!
Kray Scully, a third year doctoral student, successfully defended his master's thesis. He found that liquid courage and sexual enhancement alcohol expectancies predicted increased alcohol related negative consequences while using serious harm reduction protective behavioral strategies predicted decreased negative consequences. Congratulations Kray!
Hallie Jordan, a second year doctoral student, and Mallorie Carrol, a third year doctoral student in the BAR Lab, had their poster accepted fore the Southeastern Psychological Association Conference. For their project The positive drinking consequences questionnaire: A four-factor model the used exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis and invariance testing to further evaluate the Positive Drinking Consequences Questionnaire.
Robert Whitley, a first year doctoral student in the BAR Lab, was a co-author on a publication with Dr. Margo Hurlocker-Villarosa (a BAR Lab alumni) in the journal Addictive Behaviors. They found that students with more severe interaction social anxiety symptoms reported more fear of negative evaluation, which was related to more serious harm reduction strategies, which predicted fewer alcohol-related negative consequences. Congratulations!
Tiara Watson and Promise Lemoine, undergraduate members of the BAR Lab have been selected to the exclusive Psychology Scholars Program at Southern Miss. Congratulations!!
Fundamental of Motivational Interviewing: Tips and Strategies for Common Clinical Challenges is Published in Korean
The book Dr. Madson co-authored with Dr. Julie Schumacher has be translated and published in Korean. This demonstrates the great interest in motivational interviewing.
Hallie Jordan, a second year doctoral student, presented research to the Division 17 Prevention Section at the American Psychological Association Conference in Washington DC. Congrats Hallie!
Mallorie Carrol, Asia Ashley, Hallie Jordan and Kray Scully presented research at the inaugural meeting of the Research Society on Marijuana. Carrol and Jordan presented work on the mediating effects of marijuana use motives in the relationship between PTSD and marijuana use outcomes. Ashley, Carroll and Scully presented on the mediating role of marijuana protective strategies in the relationship between PTSD and marijuana use outcomes. This work was part of the national Protective Strategies Research Team, a multi-university research group, that focuses on substance use and harm reduction among college students.
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