Danielle Cottonham, a fifth year doctoral student has accepted a post-doctoral position at the San Francisco VA. She is currently on her predoctoral internship at the New Orleans VA. Congratulations Danielle!
The positive effects of the Brief Alcohol Screening & Intervention for College Students (BASICS) program has been recognized for contributing to the reduction of alcohol violations at Southern Miss. BASICS was implemented at USM by Dr. Madson and members of the BAR Lab! See the news story here.
Tiara Watson an undergraduate member of the BAR Lab has been chosen to receive the Zed Burns Outstanding Junior Award in the Department of Psychology at Southern Miss. Congrats Tiara!!
Mallorie Carroll, a third year doctoral student successfully matched with the Central Alabama VA Health System - her top choice. Congratulations Mallorie!
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!
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