Sara A. Vasilenko, Ph.D.

Recent Publications

Vasilenko, S. A., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (in press). Sexual behavior and daily affect in emerging adulthood. Emerging Adulthood.
Vasilenko, S. A., Rice, C. E., & Rosenberger, J. G. (2017). Patterns of sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections in young men who have sex with men. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 1. http://doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000767
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.
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
Rice, C. E., Vasilenko, S. A., Lanza, S. T., Davis, J. A., Fields, K. S., Ervin, M., & A. Turner, N. (2017). 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. http://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2017.1388407
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. Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 41(10), 1754-1759. http://doi.org/10.1111/acer.13475
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
Patrick, M. E., Kloska, D. D., Vasilenko, S. A., & Lanza, S. T. (2016). Perceived friends’ use as a risk factor for marijuana use across young adulthood. Psychology Of Addictive Behaviors. http://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000215
Lanza, S. T., Vasilenko, S. A., & Russell, M. A. (2016). Time-Varying Effect Modeling to Address New Questions in Behavioral Research: Examples in Marijuana Use. Psychology Of Addictive Behaviors. http://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000208
Wesche, R., Lefkowitz, E. S., & Vasilenko, S. A. (2016). Latent Classes of Sexual Behaviors: Prevalence, Predictors, and Consequences. Sexuality Research And Social Policy. http://doi.org/10.1007/s13178-016-0228-y
Vasilenko, S. A., Kugler, K. C., & Rice, C. E. (2016). Timing of First Sexual Intercourse and Young Adult Health Outcomes. J Adolesc Health, 59(3), 291-7. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.04.019
Piper, M. E., Vasilenko, S. A., Cook, J. W., & Lanza, S. T. (2016). 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
Russell, M. A., Vasilenko, S. A., & Lanza, S. T. (2016). Age-varying links between violence exposure and behavioral, mental, and physical health. J Adolesc Health. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.03.038