Sara A. Vasilenko, Ph.D.

Recent Publications

Vasilenko, S. A., & Espinosa-Hernández, G.. (in press). Multidimensional profiles of religiosity among adolescents: Associations with sexual behaviors and romantic relationships. Journal Of Research On Adolescence.
Vasilenko, S. A., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (in press). Sexual behavior and daily affect in emerging adulthood. Emerging Adulthood.
Epstein, M., Furlong, M., Kosterman, R., Bailey, J. A., King, K. M., Vasilenko, S. A., et al. (2018). Adolescent Age of Sexual Initiation and Subsequent Adult Health Outcomes. American Journal Of Public Health, 108(6), 822 - 828.
Maas, M. K., Vasilenko, S. A., & Willoughby, B. J. (2018). A Dyadic Approach to Pornography Use and Relationship Satisfaction Among Heterosexual Couples: The Role of Pornography Acceptance and Anxious Attachment. The Journal Of Sex Research, 55(6), 772 - 782.
Lefkowitz, E. S., Vasilenko, S. A., Wesche, R., & Maggs, J. L. (2018). Changes in diverse sexual and contraceptive behaviors across college. The Journal Of Sex Research, 6317, 1 - 12.
Reid, A., Halgunseth, L. C., Espinosa-Hernández, G., & Vasilenko, S. A.. (2018). Sociocultural Influences on the Association Between Negative Romantic Experiences and Psychological Maladjustment in Mexican Adolescents. Journal Of Research On Adolescence.
Vasilenko, S. A., Rice, C. E., & Rosenberger, J. G. (2018). Patterns of sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections in young men who have sex with men. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 45(6), 387-393.
Rice, C. E., Vasilenko, S. A., Lanza, S. T., Davis, J. A., Fields, K. S., Ervin, M., & A. Turner, N. (2018). Time since first acting on same-sex attraction and recreational drug use among men who have sex with men (MSM): Is there an effect of “gay age"?. Substance Use And Misuse, 53(5).
Espinosa-Hernández, G., Vasilenko, S. A., McPherson, J. L., Gutierrez, E., & Rodriguez, A.. (2017). Brief report: The role of three dimensions of sexual well-being in adolescents' life satisfaction. Journal Of Adolescence, 55, 61-65.
Vasilenko, S. A., Evans-Polce, R. J., & Lanza, S. T. (2017). Age trends in rates of substance use disorders across ages 18–90: Differences by gender and race/ethnicity. Drug And Alcohol Dependence, 180, 260-264.
Cleland, C., Lanza, S. T., Vasilenko, S. A., & Gwadz, M. (2017). Syndemic risk classes and substance use problems among adults in high-risk urban areas: A latent class analysis. Frontiers In Public Health, 5, 237.
Vasilenko, S. A., Linden-Carmichael, A. N., Lanza, S. T., & Patrick, M. E. (2017). Sexual behavior and heavy episodic drinking across the transition to adulthood: Differences by college attendance. Journal Of Research On Adolescence.
Linden-Carmichael, A. N., Vasilenko, S. A., Lanza, S. T., & Maggs, J. L. (2017). High-intensity drinking versus heavy episodic drinking: Prevalence rates and relative odds of alcohol use disorder across adulthood. Alcoholism: Clinical And Experimental Research, 41(10), 1754-1759.
Piper, M. E., Vasilenko, S. A., Cook, J. W., & Lanza, S. T. (2017). What a difference a day makes: Differences in initial abstinence response during a smoking cessation attempt. Addiction, 112, 330-339.
Vasilenko, S. A. (2016). Age-Varying Associations Between Nonmarital Sexual Behavior and Depressive Symptoms Across Adolescence and Young Adulthood. Developmental Psychology.