204 E Calder Way, Suite 208
The Pennsylvania State University
State College PA 16801
Ph.D., University of Washington, Clinical Psychology
Developing and evaluating interventions aimed at reducing high risk drinking and related consequences among college students; prevention of skin cancer among high-risk populations. As part of her skin cancer research, she is interested in enhancing communication between physicians and patients and how it impacts behavior change among patients.
■Mallett, K.A., Bachrach, R.L., & Turrisi, R. (2008). Examining the Unique Influence of Inter- and Intrapersonal Drinking Perceptions on Alcohol Consumption among College Students. In press Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
■Mallett, K.A., Bachrach, R.L. & Turrisi, R. (2008). Are All Negative Consequences Truly Negative? Assessing Variations Among College Students’ Perceptions of Alcohol Related Consequences. Journal of Addictive Behaviors, 33, 1375-1381.
■Mallett, K.A., Larimer, M.E., Turrisi, R., & Mastroleo, N.R. (2008). Have I had one drink too many? Assessing inaccurate judgments of drunkenness among college students. Manuscript submitted for publication.
■Mallett, K.A., Lee, C.M., Turrisi, R., & Larimer, M.E. (2008). Assessing college students’ perceptions of tolerance to alcohol using social cues: The social tolerance index. In Press. Journal of Addictive Behaviors.
■Turrisi, R., Abar, C., Mallett, K.A., & Jaccard, J. (2008). An examination of the mediational effects of cognitive and attitudinal factors of a parent intervention to reduce college drinking. Manuscript submitted for publication.
■Mastroleo, N.R., Mallett, K.A., Turrisi, R., & Ray, A.E. (2008). Validation of the peer proficiency assessment (PEPA): A tool for motivational interviewing fidelity and supervision with peer counselors. Manuscript submitted for publication.
■Mastroleo, N.R., Mallett, K.A., Ray, A.E., & Turrisi, R. (in print). The process of delivering peer-based alcohol intervention programs in college settings. Journal of College Student Development.
■Turrisi, R., Mastroleo, N.R., Stapleton, J., Ray, A.E. & Mallett, K. (in press). A comparison of two brief intervention approaches to reduce indoor tanning behavior in high-frequency indoor tanners. Archives of Dermatology.
■Mallett, K.A., Robinson, J.K., & Turrisi, R. (2008). Enhancing Patient Motivation to Reduce UV Risk Behaviors: Assessing the Interest and Willingness of Dermatologists to Try a Different Approach. Archives of Dermatology, 144, 265-266.
■Turrisi, R., Mastroleo, N.R., Mallett, K.A., Larimer, M.E., & Kilmer, J.R. (2007). Examination of diverse drinking tendencies, peer norms, parent communications, and environmental influences in athletes and non-athletes. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 21, 453-461.
■Larimer, M.E., Lee, C.M., Kilmer, J.R., Fabiano, P., Stark, C., Geisner, I.M., Mallett, K.A., Lostutter, T.W., Cronce, J.M., Feeney, M., & Neighbors, C. (2007). Personalized mailed feedback for drinking prevention: One year outcomes from a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75, 285-293.
■Mallett, K.A., Lee, C.M., Neighbors, C., Larimer, M.E., Turrisi, R. (2006). Do we learn from our mistakes? An examination of the impact of negative alcohol related consequences on college students’ drinking patterns and perceptions. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67, 269-276.
■Turrisi, R., Mallett, K.A., Mastoleo, N.R., & Larimer, M.E. (2006). Heavy Drinking in College Students: Who is at risk and what is being done about it? Journal of General Psychology, 133, 401-420.
■Turrisi, R., Stapleton, J., Mallett, K., Hillhouse, J. (2006). Methods in skin cancer prevention: Using a question driven approach to guide the choice of assessment approaches. Archives of Dermatology, 142, 1348-1350.
■Kilmer, J.R., Walker, D.D., Lee, C.M., Palmer, R.S., Mallett, K.A., Fabiano, P., & Larimer, M.E. (2006). Misperceptions of college student marijuana use: Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67, 276-281.
■Larimer, M.E., Turner, A.P., Mallett, K.A., & Geisner, I.M. (2004). Predicting drinking behavior and alcohol-related problems among fraternity and sorority members: Examining the role of descriptive and injunctive norms. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 18, 203-212.
■Turrisi, R., Wiersma, K., & Hughes, K. (2001). Binge-drinking-related consequences in college students. Alcohol Research, 6, 90.
■Turrisi, R., Wiersma, K., & Hughes, K. (2000). Binge drinking-related consequences in college students: The role of drinking beliefs and parent-teen communications. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 14, 342-355.
■Turrisi, R., Hughes, K., & Wiersma, K. (2000). College student drinking: An examination of theoretical models of drinking tendencies in freshman and upperclassmen. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 61, 598-602.
■Turrisi, R. & Wiersma, K. (1999). Examination of judgments of drunkenness, binge drinking, and drunk driving tendencies in teens with and without a family history of alcohol abuse. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 23, 1191-1198.
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