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. http://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2018.304372
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. http://doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2018.1440281
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. http://doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2018.1499854
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. http://doi.org/10.1111/jora.12375
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. http://doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000767
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). http://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2017.1388407
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. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2016.12.009
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. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.08.027
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. http://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2017.00237
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. http://doi.org/10.1111/jora.12348
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. http://doi.org/10.1111/acer.13475
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. http://doi.org/10.1111/add.13613
Vasilenko, S. A. (2016). Age-Varying Associations Between Nonmarital Sexual Behavior and Depressive Symptoms Across Adolescence and Young Adulthood. Developmental Psychology. http://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000229