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STRIVE Lab Publications

*Undergraduate student collaborator

**Graduate student collaborator

Chadwick, S.B., Woerner, J., & Schrimshaw, E.W. (In Press). Risk for Experiencing Psychological and Sexual Abuse On- and Offline: A Comparison of Bisexual, Gay/Lesbian, and Heterosexual Women and Men. American Journal of Epidemiology.


Woerner, J., Chadwick S.B., Antebi-Gruzka, N., Siegel, K., & Schrimshaw, E.W. (In Press). Negative sexual experiences among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men using GPS-enabled hookup apps and websites. Journal of Sex Research. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2023.2269930


Marcantonio, T.L., Nielsen, K.E., Haikalis, M., Leone, R.M., Woerner, J., Neilson, E.C., & Schipani-McLaughlin, A.M. (2023). Hey ChatGPT, let’s talk about sexual consent. Journal of Sex Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2023.2254772


Neilson, E., Marcantonio, T., Woerner, J., Leone, R., Haikalis, M., Davis, K.C. (2023). Alcohol intoxication, condom use rationale, and men’s coercive condom use resistance: The role of past unintended partner pregnancy. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/adb0000956

Woerner, J., Chiaramonte, D., Clark, D.A., Tennen, H., & Sullivan, T.P. (2023). Intimate partner violence survivors’ daily experiences of social disconnection, substance use, and sex with secondary sexual partners. Prevention Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11121-023-01546-w


O’Connor, J., **Smith, L., Woerner, J., & *Khan, A. (2023). Protective factors for school-based sexual violence perpetration: A systematic review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/15248380231171189


Woerner, J., Sullivan, T.P., Cattaneo, L., Backes, B., & Bellucci, B. (2023). Criminal protective orders for victims of intimate partner violence, future system engagement, and well-being: Understanding the importance of prior abusive relationships. Victims & Offenders. Advance online publication. 10.1080/15564886.2023.2211572


Cox, J.M., *Toussaint, A., Woerner, J., **Smith, A., & Haeny, A.M. (2023). Coping while Black: Comparing coping strategies across COVID-19 and the killing of Black people. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40615-023-01600-x


Woerner, J., Fissel., E.R., **Flori, J.N., & *Memphis, R.N. (2023). Problem drinking is associated with intimate partner cyber abuse perpetration but is buffered by high relationship satisfaction. Journal of Family Violence. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10896-023-00513-x


**De Leon, A.N., Woerner, J., Dvorak, R., Cox., J., **Magri, T.D., **Hayden, E.R., Ahuja, M., & Haeny, A.M. (2023). An examination of discrimination on stress, depression, and oppression-based trauma during the COVID-19 pandemic and the racial awakening of 2020. Chronic Stress. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/24705470231152953


Haeny. A., Holmes, S., Woerner, J., Hicks, T., Ahuja, M., Overstreet, C., Amstadter, A., & Sartor, C. (2022). The associations of racial discrimination and neighborhood disadvantage with world assumptions among Black, Latine, and Asian young adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/08862605221137701


*Echevarria, S.G., **Peterson, R., & Woerner, J. (2022). College students’ experiences of dating app facilitated sexual violence and associations with mental health symptoms and well-being. Journal of Sex Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2022.2130858


**Smith, A.C., Woerner, J., **Perera, R., Haeny, A.M., & Cox, J.M. (2022). An investigation of associations between race, ethnicity, and past experiences of discrimination with medical mistrust and COVID-19 protective strategies. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 9(4), 1430-1442. doi: 10.1007/s40615-021-01080-x

Sullivan, T.P., Weiss, N., Woerner, J., & Belliveau, D. (2022). Criminal protection orders: Implications of requested vs. issued orders on domestic violence revictimization and mental health among women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 37(19–20), NP18445–NP18464. doi: 10.1177/08862605211035875


**Peterson, R., Dvorak., R.D., Woerner, J., & Lewis, M.A. (2021). Internalizing symptoms, alcohol use, and protective behavioral strategies associated with regretted sexual experiences of college students. Journal of Affective Disorders, 283, 363-372. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.01.077


Haeny, A.M., Woerner, J., Overstreet, C., Hicks, T., Ahuja, M., Amstadter, A., & Sartor, C.E. (2021). Measurement invariance of the World Assumptions Questionnaire across race/ethnic group, sex, and sexual orientation. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 13(5), 522–527. doi: 10.1037/tra0001001


Kopetz, C.E. & Woerner, J. (2021). People downplay health risks to fulfill their goals: A motivational framework for guiding behavioral policy. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 8(1), 92-100. doi: 10.1177/2372732220980093


Sartor, C.E., Woerner., J., & Haeny, A.M. (2021). The contributions of everyday and major experiences of racial discrimination to current alcohol use and regular smoking in Black adults: Considering variation by demographic characteristics and family history. Addictive Behaviors, 114, 106711. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106711.


Haeny, A.M., Woerner, J., Ahuja, M., Hicks, T., Overstreet, C., Amstadter, A., & Sartor, C.E. (2021). The impact of world assumptions on the association between discrimination and internalizing and substance use outcomes. Journal of Health Psychology, 26(14), 2688-2698. doi: 10.1177/1359105320931185


Sullivan, T.P., Weiss, N.H., Woerner, J., Wyatt, J., & Carey, C. (2021). Criminal orders of protection for domestic violence: Associated revictimization, mental health, and well-being among victims. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(21-22):10198-10219. doi: 10.1177/0886260519883865


Woerner, J., Ye, F., Hipwell, A., Chung, T., & Sartor, C.E. (2020). Relational peer victimization interacts with depression to predict the timing of alcohol use initiation in adolescent girls. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 44(1), 255-263. doi: 10.1111/acer.14241   


Woerner, J. & Sullivan, T.P. (2019). Social disconnection as a pathway to sexual risk behavior among victims of intimate partner violence. Violence and Victims, 34, 508-521. doi: 10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-18-00119


Kopetz, C.E., Woerner, J., Starnes, W. & Dedvukaj, J. (2019). It’s risky, therefore I do it: Counterfinality as a source of perceived instrumentality of risk behavior as means to goals. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 81, 39-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2018.08.001          


Woerner, J., Schleider, J.L., Overstreet, C., Foster, D.W., Amstadter, A., & Sartor, C.E. (2019). The role of drinking motives and perceived controllability of events in the association between college women’s sexual assault victimization and binge drinking. Addictive Behaviors, 90, 210-216. doi:


Kopetz, C., Woerner, J., MacPherson, L., Lejuez, C.W., Nelson, C.A., Fox, N.A., & Zeanah, C.H. (2019). Early psychosocial adversity and adolescent risk-taking: The role of motivation and executive control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148, 388-399. doi: 10.1037/xge0000486


Woerner, J., Lucas, T., Pierce, J., Riis, J. & Granger, D.A. (2018). Salivary uric acid: Associations with resting and reactive blood pressure response to social evaluative stress in healthy African Americans. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 101, 19-26. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.10.025


Schleider, J.L., Woerner, J., Overstreet, C., Amstadter, A., & Sartor, C.E. (2018).  Interpersonal trauma exposure and depression in young adults: Considering the role of world assumptions. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(13–14), 6596–6620. doi: 10.1177/0886260518819879


Woerner, J., Wyatt, J., & Sullivan, T.P. (2018). If you can’t say something nice: A latent profile analysis of social reactions to intimate partner violence disclosure and associations with mental health symptoms. Violence Against Women, 25, 1243-1261. doi: 10.1177/1077801218811681


Woerner, J., Overstreet, C., Amstadter, A., & Sartor, C.E. (2018). Profiles of psychosocial adversity and their associations with risky health behaviors and mental health outcomes in young adults. Journal of Health Psychology, 25(12), 1882-1893. doi: 10.1177/1359105318780504


Kopetz, C.E., Woerner, J., & Briskin, J. (2018). Another look at impulsivity: Could impulsive behavior represent strategic goal pursuit? Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 12, e12385. doi: 10.1111/spc3.12385


Lucas, T., Woerner, J., Pierce, J., Granger, D.A., Lin, J., & Epel, E.S, Assari, S., & Lumley, M.A. (2018). Justice for all? Beliefs about justice for self and others and telomere length in African Americans. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 24(4), 498-509. doi: 10.1037/cdp0000212


Pegram, S.E., Abbey, A., Woerner, J., & Helmers, B.R. (2018). Partner type matters: Differences in cross-sectional predictors of men's sexual aggression in casual and steady relationships. Violence and Victims, 33(5), 902-917. doi: 10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-17-00080

Woerner, J., Abbey, A., Pegram, S.E., Helmers, B.R., & Jilani, Z. (2018). Predicting men's immediate reactions to a simulated date's sexual rejection: The effects of hostile masculinity, impersonal sex, and hostile perceptions of the woman. Psychology of Violence, 8(3), 349-257. doi; 10.1037/vio0000172


Woerner, J., Abbey, A., Pegram, S.E., & Helmers, B.R. (2018). The effects of alcohol intoxication and sexual interest on men's sexual persistence and hostility in a dating simulation. Aggressive Behavior. 44(5), 537-547. doi: 10.1002/ab.21773


Pegram, S.E., Abbey, A., Helmers, B., Benbouriche, M., Jilani, Z., & Woerner, J. (2018). Men who sexually assault drinking women: Similarities and differences with men who sexually assault sober women and nonperpetrators. Violence Against Women, 24(11), 1327-1348. doi: 10.1177/1077801218787927


Abbey, A., Pegram, S.E., Woerner, J., & Wegner, R. (2018). Men's responses to women's sexual refusals: Development and construct validity of a virtual dating simulation of sexual aggression. Psychology of Violence, 8(1), 87-99. doi: 10.1037/vio0000078


Woerner, J. & Abbey, A. (2017). Positive feelings after casual sex: The role of gender and traditional gender role beliefs. Journal of Sex Research, 54, 717-727. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2016.1208801


Woerner, J., Kopetz, C., Lechner, W., & Lejuez, C. (2016). History of abuse and risky sex among substance users: The role of rejection sensitivity and the need to belong. Addictive Behaviors, 62, 73-78. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.06.006


Jacques-Tiura, A. J., Abbey, A., Wegner, R., Pierce, J., Pegram, S. E., & Woerner, J. (2015). Friends matter: Protective and harmful aspects of male friendships associated with past-year sexual aggression in a community sample of young men. American Journal of Public Health, 105(5), 1001-1007. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302472


Wegner, R., Abbey, A., Pierce, J., Pegram, S.E., & Woerner, J. (2015). Sexual assault perpetrators’ justifications for their actions: Relationships to rape supportive attitudes, incident characteristics and future perpetration. Violence Against Women, 21(8), 1018-1037. doi: 10.1177/1077801215589380


Abbey, A., Wegner, R., Woerner, J., Pegram, S. E., & Pierce, J. (2014). Review of survey and experimental research that examine the relationship between alcohol consumption and men’s sexual aggression perpetration. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 15(4), 1-18. doi: 10.1177/1524838014521031

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