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.
Mallorie Carroll a third year Ph.D. student in the BAR Lab is co-author of a paper accepted for publication in the journal Addiction: Research and Theory. The authors found that positive drinking consequences moderated the relationship between feel of negative evaluation and alcohol-related negative consequences. Nice Work!
Margo Villarosa-Hurlocker completed her internship at the New Orleans VA thus completing all requirements for her PhD. She will be a research post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addiction at the University of New Mexico. Congratulations Dr. Villarosa-Hurlocker!
Christine Miller has joined the BAR Lab as a new master's student. She received her bachelor degree in psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. Welcome Christine.
Robert Whitley, who is transitioning from a masters to a doctoral member of the lab, is first author on a paper accepted by the journal Psychology of Men and Masculinity. The project showed that men with higher heterosexual self-presentation and used fewer protective strategies predicted higher hazardous alcohol use.
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