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Aspinwall, L.G., & MacNamara, A. (in press). Taking positive changes seriously: Toward a positive psychology of cancer survivorship and resilience. Cancer.

Brody, G.H., Murry, V.M., Gerrard, M., Gibbons, F.X., McNair, L., Brown, A.C., Wills, T.A., Molgaard, V., Spoth, R.L., Luo, Z. & Chen, Y. (in press). Prevention of high-risk behaviors through changes in parenting processes among participants in the Strong African American Families Program. Journal of Family Psychology.

Brody, G.H., Murry, V.M., McNair, L., Chen, Y-F., Gibbons, F.X., Gerrard, M., & Wills, T.A. (in press). Linking Changes in Parenting to Youth Self-Control: The Strong African American Families Program. Journal for Research in Adolescence.

Dillard, A. J., McCaul, K. D., Kelso, P. D., & Klein, W. M. P. (in press). Resisting good news: Reactions to breast cancer risk information. Journal of Health Communication.

Gerrard, M., Gibbons, F.X., & Lane, D. J. (in press). Smoking Cessation: Social Comparison Strategies Predict Success. Health Psychology.

Gerrard, M., Gibbons, F.X., Stock, M.L., Dykstra, J.L., & Houlihan, A.E. (in press) The Power of Positive Images: The role of social comparison in self-regulation. In D. de Ridder & J. de Wit (Eds.) Self-regulation in health behaviour. W. Sussex, UK: Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Gibbons, F.X., Gerrard, M., Lane, D.J., Mahler, H.I.M., & Kulik, J.A. (in press). Using UV photography to reduce use of tanning booths: A test of cognitive mediation. Health Psychology.

Gibbons, F.X., Gerrard, M., Reimer, R.A. ,& Pomery, E.A. (in press) Health decision-making: Reasoned vs. reactive responding. In D. de Ridder & J. de Wit (Eds.) Self-regulation in health behaviour. W. Sussex, UK: Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Haddock K., Parker, L., Taylor, J, Poston, W., Lando, H., & Talcott W. (in press). An analysis of messages about tobacco in military installation newspapers. American Journal of Public Health.

Hennrikus, D., Rindal, B., Stafne, E., Boyle R., Lando H. (in press). Evaluating health history as a method to identify adolescent smokers in a dental office. Journal of the American Dental Association.

Jaccard, J., Blanton, H., & Dodge, T. (in press). Effects of peer networks on adolescent risk behavior. Developmental Psychology.

Joseph, A., Rice, K., Mohiuddin, A., An, L., Lando, H. (in press). Recent quitters' interest in recycling and harm reduction. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.

Kiviniemi, M.T., & Rothman, A.J. (in press). What am I supposed to do about my health? Selective memory biases in individuals' memory for health-related information and behavior recommendations. Psychology and Health.

Klein, W. M. P., & Steers-Wentzell, K. L. (in press). On the physical health costs of self-enhancement. To appear in E. Chang (Ed.), Self-criticism and self-enhancement: Theory, research, and clinical implications. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Lando, H., Borrelli, B., Klein, L., Waverley L., Stillman, F., Kassel, J., Warner, K. (in press). The landscape in global tobacco control research: A guide to gaining a foothold. American Journal of Public Health.

Linde, J.A., Jeffery, R.W., Finch, E., Ng, D., & Rothman, A.J. (in press). Weight Loss Goals, Attendance at Treatment Sessions, and Short-Term Weight Outcome in Obese Women Enrolled in a Weight Loss Trial. Obesity Research.

Lipkus, I. M., Klein, W. M. P., Skinner, C. S., & Rimer, B. K. (in press). Breast cancer risk perceptions and breast cancer worry: What predicts what? Journal of Risk Research.

Mahler, H.I.M., Kulik, J.A., Harrell, J., Correa, A., Gibbons, F.X., & Gerrard, M. (in press). A Randomized Trial Examining the Effects of UV Photo, Photoaging Information, and Use of Sunless Tanning Lotion on Sun Protection Behaviors of Young Adults. Archives of Dermatology.

McCaul, K.D., Magnan, R.E., & Dillard, A. (in press). Understanding and communicating about cancer risk. In S.M. Miller, D.J. Bowen, R.T. Croyle, and J. Rowland, Handbook of Behavioral Science and Cancer, Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

McKee, S.A., O'Malley, S., Salovey, P., Krishnan-Sarin, S., & Mazure, C.M. (in press). Perceived risks and benefits of smoking cessation: Gender-specific predictors of motivation and treatment outcome. Addictive Behaviors.

McKee, S. A., O'Malley, S., Steward, W. T., Neveu, S., Land, M., & Salovey, P. (in press). How to word effective messages about smoking and oral health: Emphasize the benefits of quitting. Journal of Dental Education.

Ouellette, J.A., Hessling, R., Gibbons, F.X., Reis-Bergan, M.J., & Gerrard, M. (in press). Prototypes vs. possible selves: Image consideration as health promotion. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Piko, B.F., Gibbons, F.X., Luszczynska, A., & Tekozel, M. (in press). Adolescents' health behavior from a cross-cultural perspective: Does a coherent lifestyle exist? European Journal of Public Health.

Peters, E., & McCaul, K.D. (Eds.). (in press). Decision making and cancer prevention and control. Health Psychology, Special Issue.

Robinson, M.D., Meier, BP., Zetocha, K.J., & McCaul, K.D. (in press). Smoking and the implicit association test: When the contrast category determines the theoretical conclusions. Basic and Applied Social Psychology.

Romanek, K.M., McCaul, K.D., & Sandgren, A.K. (in press). Effects of age and risk framing on treatment decision-making for breast cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum.

Rothman, A.J. (in press). Initiatives to motivate change: A review of theory and practice and their implications for older adults. In Carstensen, L.L. (Ed), When I'm 64. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Rothman, A.J., & Haydon, K.C. (in press). Strategies to Motivate Behavior Change: How Can We Mobilize Adults to Promote Positive Youth Development?. In E.G. Clary and J. Rhodes (Eds.), Mobilizing adults for positive youth development: Promoting socially valued activities. Kluwer Academic: New York, NY.

Rothman, A.J., Stark, E., & Salovey, P. (in press). Using message framing to promote healthy behavior: A guide to best practices. In J. Trafton (Ed.), Best practices in the behavioral management of chronic diseases, Volume 3. Institute for Disease Management: Los Altos, CA.

Rothman, A.J., & Salovey, P. (in press). Message framing. In A.J. Christensen, R. Martin& J. Smyth (Eds.), Encyclopedia of health psychology. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Salovey, P. (in press). Promoting prevention and detection: Psychologically tailoring and framing messages about health. In R. Bibace, J. Laird, K.D. Noller& J. Valsiner (Eds.), Science and medicine in dialogue: Thinking through particulars and universals. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing.

Stillman, F., Wipfli, H., Lando, H., Leischow, S., Samet, J. (in press). Networking for effective global tobacco control research. American Journal of Public Health.

Weinstein, N. D., & Rothman, A. J. (in press). Revitalizing research on health behavior theory. Health Education Research.

Weinstein, N. D, Moser, R., & Marcus, S. (in press). Smokers' unrealistic optimism about their risk. Tobacco Control.

Weinstein, N.D., & Rothman, A.J. (in press). Revitalizing research on health behavior theories. Health Education Research.

Williams-Piehota, P., Pizarro, J., Navarro, S., Mowad, L., & Salovey, P. (in press). The impact of messages tailored to need for cognition on increasing fruit and vegetable intake among callers to the cancer information service. Health Communication.

Williams-Piehota, P., Pizarro, J., Schneider, T.R., Mowad, L., & Salovey, P. (in press). Matching health messages to monitor-blunter coping styles to motivate screening mammography. Health Psychology.

Winickoff, J., Berkowitz, A., Brooks, K., Tanski, S., Geller, A., Thompson, C., Best, D., Lando, H., Curry, S., Prokhorov, A., Weitzman, M., Pbert, L. (in press). State of the art interventions for office-based parental tobacco control. Pediatrics.

Worth, K., Sullivan, H., Hertel, A.W., Jeffery, R.W., & Rothman, A.J. (in press). Are there times when avoidance goals can be beneficial?: A look at smoking cessation. Basic and Applied Social Psychology.


Gerrard, M., Gibbons, F.X., Stock, M.L., Vande Lune, L.S. & Cleveland, M.J., (2005). Images of Smokers and Willingness to Smoke among African American Pre-adolescents: An Application of the Prototype/Willingness Model of Adolescent Health Risk Behavior to Smoking Initiation. Pediatric Psychology, 30, 1-14.

Hennrikus, D.J., Lando, H.A., McCarty, M.C., Klevan, D., Holtan, N., Huebsch, J.A., Jestus, S., Pentel, P.R., Pine, D., Sullivan, S., Swenson, K., Vessey, J. (2005). The TEAM project: the effectiveness of smoking cessation intervention with hospital patients. Preventive Medicine, 40, 249-258.

Luepker, R., Lando, H. Tobacco use, passive smoking, and smoking cessation. In Wong, N., Black, H., Gardin, J. (Eds). Preventive Cardiology: A Practical Approach. 2nd edition. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Rivers, S.E., Pizarro, D.A., Schneider, T.R., Pizarro, J., & Salovey. P. (2005). Message framing and pap test utilization among women attending a community health clinic. Journal of Health Psychology, 10, 67-79.


Bergstrom, R.L., & McCaul, K.D. (2004). Perceived risk and worry: The effects of 9/11 on willingness to fly. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

Braun, B.L., Fowles, J.B., Solberg, L.I., Kind, E.A., Lando, H., Pine, D. (2004). Smoking-Related Attitudes and Clinical Practices of Medical Personnel in Minnesota. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 27, 316-322.

Brewer, N., Weinstein, N. D, Cuite, C. L., Herrington, J., & Hayes, N. (2004). Measuring risk perception and its relation to risk behavior. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 27,125-130.

Dillard, A.J., McCaul, K.D., Kelso, P.D., & Klein, W.M.P. (2004). Resisting good news: Reactions to breast cancer risk communication. Health Communication.

Emmons, K. M., Wong, M., Puleo, E., Weinstein, N. D, Fletcher, R., & Colditz, G. (2004). Tailored computer-based cancer risk communication: Correcting colorectal cancer risk perception. Journal of Health Communication, 9, 127-141.

Gibbons, F.X., & Gerrard, M. (2004). Risk and reactance: Applying social-psychological theory to the study lf health behavior. In R. Wright, J. Greenberg& S. Brehm (Eds.) Motivational Analyses of Social Behavior, (149-166). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Gibbons, F.X., Gerrard, M., Cleveland, M.J., Wills, T.A., & Brody, G.H. (2004). Perceived discrimination and substance use in African American parents and their children: A panel study. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86, 517-529.

Gibbons, F. X., Gerrard, M., & Pomery, E.A. (2004). Social psychology. In A. Christensen, R. Martin& J. Smyth (Eds.) Health Psychology (278-280). New York, NY: MacMillan Reference.

Gibbons, F.X., Gerrard, M., Vande Lune, L.S., Wills, T.A., Brody, G., & Conger, R.D. (2004). Context and cognition: Environmental risk, social influence, and adolescent substance use. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 1048-1061.

Haddock, K., Lando, H., Klesges, R., Peterson, A., Scarinci, I. (2004). Modified tobacco use and lifestyle change in risk reducing beliefs about smoking. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 27, 35-41.

Jeffery, R.W., Kelly, K.M., Rothman, A.J., Sherwood, N.E., & Boutelle, K.N. (2004). The weight loss experience: A descriptive analysis. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 27, 100-106.

Kreps, G.L., Gustafson, D., Salovey, P., Perocchia, R.S., Wilbright, W., Bright, M.A., Muha, C., & Diamond, C. (2004). Using computer technologies to provide relevant cancer information to vulnerable populations: The NCI Digital Divide Pilot Projects. In P. Whitten & D. Cook (Eds.), Understanding health communication technologies (pp. 328-336). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Lando, H. Strategies to reduce the global burden of tobacco. (2004). Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. English Supplement, 21, 118-124.

McCaul, K.D., & Dillard, A. (2004). Risk factor screening. In A. Christensen, R. Martin& J. Smyth (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Health Psychology, Vol. 4. Coping after cancer: Risk perceptions, worry, and health behaviors among colorectal cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology, 13, 367-376.

Rothman, A.J. (2004). Is there nothing more practical than a good theory?: Why Innovations and advances in health behavior change will arise if interventions are more theory-friendly. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 1, 11.

Rothman, A.J., Baldwin, A., & Hertel, A. (2004). Self-regulation and behavior change: Disentangling behavioral initiation and behavioral maintenance. To appear in K. Vohs and R. Baumeister (Eds.), The handbook of self-regulation (pp. 130-148). Guilford Press: New York, NY.

Rothman, A.J., & Salovey, P. (2004). Message framing effects. In A.J. Christensen, R. Martin& J.M. Smyth (Eds.), Encyclopedia of health psychology (pp. 168-169). Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers: New York, NY.

Salovey, P., & Steward, W.T. (2004). Methodological challenges and scientific rewards for social psychologists conducting health behavior research. In C. Sansone, Morf, C.C., & Panter, A.T. (Eds.), The Sage handbook of methods in social psychology (pp. 443-456). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Salovey, P., & Williams-Piehota, P. (2004). Field experiments in social psychology: Message framing and the promotion of health protective behaviors. American Behavioral Scientist, 47, 488-505.

Sandgren, A.K., Mullens, A.B., Erickson, S.C., Romanek, K.M., & McCaul, K.D. (2004). Confidant and breast cancer patient reports of quality of life. Quality of Life Research, 13, 155-160.

Suls, J. & Rothman, A.J. (2004). Evolution of the psychosocial model: Implications for the future of health psychology. Health Psychology, 23, 119-125.

Weinstein, N. D, Atwood, K., Puleo, E., Fletcher, R., Colditz, G., & Emmons, K. M. (2004) Colon cancer: Risk perceptions and risk communication. Journal of Health Communication, 9, 53-65.

Weinstein, N. D, Slovic, P., & Gibson, G. (2004, Dec). Accuracy and optimism in smokers' beliefs about quitting. Nicotine and Tobacco Research.

Weinstein, N. D, Slovic, P., Gibson, G., & Waters, E. (2004). Public perceptions of the illnesses caused by smoking. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 6, 349-355.

Williams-Piehota, P., Cox, A., Silvera, S.N., Mowad, L., Garcia, S., Katulak, N., & Salovey, P. (2004). Casting health messages in terms of responsibility for dietary change: Increasing fruit and vegetable consumption. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 36, 114-120.

Williams-Piehota, P., Schneider, T.R., Pizarro, J., Mowad, L., & Salovey, P. (2004). Matching health messages to health locus of control beliefs for promoting mammography utilization. Psychology and Health, 19, 407-423.

Woolery, A., & Salovey, P. (2004). Emotional intelligence and physical health. In I. Nyklicek, L.R. Temoshok& A. Vingerhoets (Eds.), Emotional expression and health: Biobehavioral perspectives on health and disease prevention (Vol. 6, pp. 154-168). New York: Harwood Academic Publishers.


Apanovitch, A.M., McCarthy, D., & Salovey, P. (2003). Using message framing to motivate HIV testing among low-income, ethnic minority women. Health Psychology, 22, 60-67.

Filice, G., Hannan, P., Lando, H., Joseph, A. (2003). A period of increased susceptibility to cigarette smoking among high school students. Journal of School Health, 73, 272-278.

Gerrard, M., Gibbons, F.X., & Gano, M. (2003). Adolescents' risk perceptions and behavioral willingness: Implications for intervention. In D. Romer (Ed.) Reducing Adolescent Risk: Toward and Integrated Approach. (pp. 75-81). Newbury, Ca: Sage Publications.

Gibbons, F.X., Gerrard, M., & Lane, D.J. (2003). A social reaction model of adolescent health risk. In J.M. Suls & K.A. Wallston (Eds.) Social Psychological Foundations of Health and Illness. (pp. 107-136). Oxford, U.K: Blackwell.

Hennrikus, D., & Lando, H. (2003). Smoking cessation interventions for pregnant women and mothers of young children. Commenting: McBride and Melvin. In: Tremblay RE, Barr RG, Peters RDeV, eds. Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development [online]. Montreal, Quebec: Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development, 1-6.

Lando, H., Hennrikus, D., McCarty, M., Vessey, J. (2003). Predictors of quitting in hospitalized smokers. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 5, 215-222.

Klein, W. M. P. (2003). Self-prescriptive, perceived, and actual attention to comparative risk information. Psychology and Health, 18, 625-643.

Mahler, H.I., Kulik, J.A., Gibbons, F.X., Gerrard, M. & Harrell, J. (2003). Effects of a UV image and photoaging information on the sun protection behaviors of southern California college students and beachgoers. Health Psychology, 22, 199-209.

McCaul, K. D., Canevello, A. B., Mathwig, J. L., & Klein, W. M. P. (2003). Risk communication and worry about breast cancer. Psychology, Health, and Medicine, 8, 379-389.

McCaul, K.D., & Mullens, A.B. (2003). Affect, thought, and self-protective health behavior: The case of worry and cancer screening. In J. Suls and K. Wallston (Eds.), Social Psychological Foundations of Health and Illness, Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers.

McCaul, K.D., Canevello, A.B., Mathwig, J.L., & Klein, W.M.P. (2003). Risk communication and worry about breast cancer. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 8, 379-389.

Pbert, L., Moolchan, E., Muramoto, M., Winickoff, J., Curry, S., Lando, H., Ossip-Klein, D., Prokhorov, A., DiFranza, J., and Klein, J. (2003) for the Tobacco Consortium, Center for Child Health Research of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The state of office-based interventions for youth tobacco use. Pediatrics, 111, e650 e660. URL:

Rothman, A.J., Kelly, K.M., Hertel, A.W., & Salovey, P. (2003). Message framing and illness representations: Implications for interventions to promote and sustain healthy behavior. In L.D. Cameron & H. Leventhal (Eds.), The self-regulation of health and illness behavior. Reading, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.

Roski, J., An, L., Jeddoloh, R., Lando, H., Hannan, P. (2003). The impact of financial incentives and a patient registry on health care quality: Targeting smoking cessation clinical patterns and patient outcomes. Preventive Medicine, 36, 291-299.

Salovey, P., & Brownell, K.D. (2003). Coming to medicine through health psychology. In R.M. Donaldson, K.S. Lundgren& H.M. Spiro (Eds.), The Yale guide to careers in medicine and the health professions (pp. 359-363). New Haven: Yale University Press.

Salovey, P., & Rothman, A.J. (2003). Social psychology of health: Key readings in social psychology - An overview. In P. Salovey & A.J. Rothman (Eds.), Social psychology of health: Key readings in social psychology (pp. 1-4). Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.

Salovey, P., & Rothman A.J. (2003). Social psychology and health [A volume in the series: Key Readings in Social Psychology; A.W. Kruglanski, editor]. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.

Salovey, P., & Wegener, D.T. (2003). Communicating about health: Message framing, persuasion, and health behavior. In J. Suls & K.A. Wallston (Eds.), Social psychological foundations of health and illness. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Sandgren, A.K., & McCaul, K.D. (2003). Short-term effects of telephone therapy for breast cancer patients. Health Psychology, 22, 310-315.

Satterlund, M.J. McCaul, K.D., & Sandgren, A.K. (2003). Information Gathering Over Time by Breast Cancer Patients. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 5, e15. (Conclusions also featured on MDLinx, 2 September 2003.)

Steward, W.T., Schneider, T.R., Pizarro, J., & Salovey, P. (2003). Need for cognition moderates responses to framed smoking cessation messages. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 33, 2439-2464.

Stuart, A.E., & Blanton, H. (2003). A conversational norms analysis of the effects of message framing on perceived behavioral prevalence. European Journal of Social Psychology, 33, 93 - 102.

Ward, K., Vander Weg, M., Kovach, K., Klesges, R., DeBon, M., Elrod, M., Haddock, C., Talcott, G., Lando, H. (2003). Characteristics of highly physically active smokers in a population of young adult military recruits. Addictive Behaviors, 28, 1405-1418.

Weinstein, N. D (2003). Exploring the links between risk perceptions and preventive behaviors. In J. Suls & K. A. Wallston (Eds.), Social psychological foundations of health and illness (pp. 22-53). Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Williams-Piehota, P., Schneider, T.R., Pizarro, J., Mowad, L., & Salovey, P. (2003). Matching health messages to information processing styles: Need for cognition and mammography utilization. Health Communication, 15, 375-392.

Wills, T.A., Gibbons, F.X., Gerrard, M., Murry, V.M., & Brody, G.H. (2003). Family communication and religiosity related to substance use and sexual behavior in early adolescence: A test for pathways through self-control and prototype perceptions. Psychology of Addictive Behavior, 17, 312-323.

Winickoff, J., Pbert, L., Klein, J., Lando, H., Caroll, B., Mermelstein, R., Mochan, E., Prokhorov, A., Ossip-Klein, D. (2003). Youth tobacco control research and activities in the United States: The current landscape. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 5, 435-454.


Aspinwall, L.G., Hill, D.L., & Leaf, S.L. (2002). Prospects, pitfalls, and plans: A proactive perspective on social comparison activity. European Review of Social Psychology, 12, 267-298.

Aspinwall, L.G., & Leaf, S.L. (2002). In search of the unique aspects of hope: Pinning our hopes on positive emotions, future-oriented thinking, hard times, and other people. Psychological Inquiry, 13, 276-288.

Aspinwall, L.G., & Staudinger, U. M. (Eds.) (2003). A psychology of human strengths: Fundamental questions and future directions for a positive psychology. Washington, DC: APA Books.

Devos-Comby, L., & Salovey, P. (2002). Applying persuasion strategies to alter HIV-relevant thoughts and behavior. Review of General Psychology, 6, 287-304.

Gerrard, M., Gibbons, F.X., Vande Lune, L.S., Pexa, N., & Gano, M. (2002). Adolescents' substance-related risk perceptions: Antecedents, mediators, and consequences. Risk, Decision, and Policy, 7, 175-191.

Gerrard, M., Gibbons, F.X., Reis-Bergan, M., Trudeau, L., Vande Lune, L., & Buunk, B.P. (2002). Inhibitory effects of drinker and non-drinker prototypes on adolescent alcohol consumption. Health Psychology, 21, 601-609.

Gibbons, F. X., Lane, D.J., Gerrard, M., Pomery, E.A., & Lautrup, C.L. (2002). Drinking and Driving: A Prospective Assessment of the Relation between Risk Cognitions and Risk Behavior. Risk Decision and Policy, 7, 267 - 283.

Hennrikus, D., Jeffery, R., Lando, H., Murray, D., Brelje, K., Davidann, B., Baxter, J., Thai, D., Vessey, J., Liu, J. (2002). The SUCCESS project: The effect of program format and incentives on participation and cessation in worksite smoking cessation programs. American Journal of Public Health, 92, 274-279.

King, C.M, Rothman, A.J., & Jeffery, R.W. (2002). The challenge study: Theory based interventions for smoking and weight loss. Health Education Research (Special issue: Health Behavior Change Research: Theory Comparison and Multiple Behavior Research from the NIH Behavior Change Consortium), 17, 522-530.

Klein, W. M. P. (2002). Social comparison and risk judgment: Recent work and new directions. Risk, Decision, and Policy, 7, 145-152.

Klein, W. M. P. (2002). Comparative risk estimates relative to the average peer predict behavioral intentions and concern about absolute risk. Risk, Decision, and Policy, 7, 193-202.

McCaul, K.D., Johnson, R.J., & Rothman, A.J. (2002). The effects of framing and action instructions on whether older adults obtain flu shots. Health Psychology, 21, 624-628.

McCaul, K.D. & Wold, K.S. (2002). The effects of mailed reminders and tailored messages on mammography screening. Journal of Community Health, 27, 181-190.

Muehrer, P.R., Salovey, P., Afifi, A.A., Coyne, J.C., Kring, A.M., Merson, M.H., Prohaska, T.R., & Rozensky, R.H. (2002). Overcoming barriers to collaboration between basic behavioral scientists and public health scientists in research on mental disorders. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 9, 253-265.

Pizarro, J., Schneider, T.R., & Salovey, P. (2002). A source of error in self-reports of pap test utilization. Journal of Community Medicine, 57, 351-356.

Poston, C., Haddock, C., Talcott, G., Klesges, R., Lando, H., Peterson, A. (2002). Are overweight and obese airmen at greater risk for discharge from the USAF? Military Medicine, 167, 585-588.

Radcliffe, N. M., & Klein, W. M. P. (2002). Dispositional, unrealistic, and comparative optimism: Differential relations with knowledge and processing of risk information and beliefs about personal risk. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 836-846.

Rothman, A.J., Kelly, K.M, Hertel, A., & Salovey P. (2002). Message frames and illness representations: Implications for interventions to promote and sustain healthy behavior. In L.D. Cameron and H. Leventhal (Eds.), The self-regulation of health and illness behavior (pp. 278-296). London, UK: Routledge.

Salovey, P., Schneider, T.R., & Apanovitch, A.M. (2002). Message framing in the prevention and early detection of illness. In J.P. Dillard & M. Pfau (Eds.), The persuasion handbook: Theory and practice (pp. 391-406). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Salovey, P., Stroud, L.R., Woolery, A., & Epel, E.S. (2002). Perceived emotional intelligence, stress reactivity, and symptom reports: Further explorations using the Trait Meta-Mood Scale. Psychology and Health, 17, 611-627.

Thornton, B., Gibbons, F.X., & Gerrard, M. (2002). Risk perceptions and prototype perception: Independent processes predicting risk behavior. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 986-999.

Ward, K., Vander Weg, M., Kovach, K., Klesges, R., DeBon, M., Haddock, C., Talcott, G., Lando, H. (2002). Ethnic and gender differences in smoking and smoking cessation in a population of young adult Air Force recruits. American Journal of Health Promotion, 16, 259-266.

Weinstein, N. D., & Sandman, P. M. (2002). The precaution adoption process model and its application. In K. Glanz, B. K. Rimer, & F. M. Lewis (Eds.), Health Behavior and health education: Theory, research and practice (third edition). San Francisco: Jossey Bass.


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