The Division strives to generate discussion and stimulate learning by sharing its research findings with others. We have created over 30 academic posters that concisely and visually showcase our rigorous research. Faculty and staff have presented these posters to the academic community at conferences and in-person and virtual poster sessions. 

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2020

The Effects of Alexithymia Severity and Type of Addiction on the Age of Onset of Primary Addiction

Karen R. Amichia, BS; Matthew A. Tom, PhD; Heather M. Gray, PhD; Howard J. Shaffer, PhD

 

Evaluating the Computerized Assessment and Referral System (CARS) Screener: Sensitivity and Specificity as a Screening Tool for Mental Health Disorders

Alexander LaRaja, BS; James Juviler, BS; & Sarah E. Nelson, PhD

 

Association between Gambling and Self-Harm: A Scoping Review

Alessandra Grossman, BS; Heather M. Gray, PhD; & Timothy Edson, PhD

 

Retaining Challenging Samples: Mental Health Symptoms and Contact Methods as Predictors of Retention among a Sample of DUI Offenders

Alexander LaRaja, BS & Sarah E. Nelson, PhD

2019

Behavioral Markers of Risky Daily Fantasy Sports Engagement 

Rhiannon Wiley, BA; Matthew Tom, PhD; Timothy Edson, PhD; & Debi LaPlante, PhD

 

Exploring Themes in Fantasy Sports Research from 1998 to 2018

James Juviler, BS; John H. Kleschinsky, DrPH; Ryan Martin, PhD; Kerry Sewell, & Debi LaPlante, PhD

2018

Substance Using Characteristics of Social Networks and DUI Outcomes among DUI Offenders

Patrick Williams, BS & Sarah Nelson, PhD

 

Evidence-based Treatments for Gambling Disorders

Rhiannon Wiley, BS; Heather Gray, PhD; & Debi LaPlante, PhD

2017
Expressions of Addiction: Psychosocial Correlates & Clinical Trajectories of Hong Kong Treatment Seekers

Matthew Tom, PhD; Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS; Margaret F. Y. Wong, DSW; Elda M. L. Chan, PhD; & Gordon L. F. Cheng, PhD

2016

Risk & Resilience among Native American Youth in the Pacific Northwest 

Debi LaPlante, PhD; Martina Whelshula, PhD; Sarah Nelson, PhD; & Matthew Tom, PhD

 

DUI as Self-Harm Behavior

Emily Shoov, BA; Heather Gray, PhD; & Sarah Nelson, PhD

 

Exploring Symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder among Repeat DUI Offenders

Alec Conte, BS; John H. Kleschinsky, MPH; & Sarah Nelson, PhD

 

Psychiatric Comorbidity among First-Time and Repeat DUI Offenders

Layne M. Keating, BS & Sarah Nelson, PhD

2014
Gambling Involvement in Massachusetts: A Benchmark Study for Monitoring Exposure to New Gambling Opportunity  

Sarah Nelson, PhD & John Kleschinsky, MPH

 

DUI: Depression Under the Influence? Symptoms of Depression in a Sample of Repeat DUI Offenders

Katerina Belkin, BA; Melanie Mitchell; & Sarah Nelson, PhD

 

Checkpoint Ahead: Computerized Screening of Mental Health Disorders in a DUI Setting

Emily Shoov, BA; Jed Jeng, BS; & Sarah Nelson, PhD

2013
ADHD and Criminal Offenses among Repeat DUI Offenders

Tauheed Zaman, MD; Sarah Nelson, PhD; Debi LaPlante, PhD; Katerina Belkin, BA; & Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS

2012
A 5-Year Follow-up of Repeat DUI Offenders: Psychiatric Comorbidity and Recidivism

Katerina Belkin, BA; Daniel Tao, BA; Sarah Nelson, PhD; & Debi LaPlante, PhD

2010
Alcohol Use Trajectories and Disorders across 10 Years in a Sample of Adolescents

Sarah Nelson, PhD & Thomas J. Dishion, PhD

 

Development and Validation of an Implicit Measure of Alcohol Self-Identity

Heather M. Gray, PhD; Debi LaPlante, PhD; Nalini Ambady, PhD; & Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS 

2009

Real Limits in the Virtual World: Self-limiting Behavior of Internet Gamblers 

Debi LaPlante, PhD; Sarah Nelson, PhD; Richard LaBrie, EdD; & Howard Shaffer, PhD, CAS

 

Predicting Excessive Gambling from Early Betting Patterns: A Prospective Dynamic Systems Analysis of Play Patterns among Internet Sports Gamblers

Sarah E. Nelson, PhD; Debi LaPlante, PhD; Richard LaBrie, EdD; & Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS 

2008

Self-directed Change: Do Brief Self-help Guides Lead to Change in Gambling Behavior? 

John H. Kleschinsky; Allyson J. Peller; Richard A. LaBrie, EdD; Sarah E. Nelson, PhD; & Debi A. LaPlante

 

Effect of Substance Use Problems on Program Outcome among a Homeless Population Attending the Moving Ahead Program (MAP)

Ingrid R. Maurice; Sarah E. Nelson, PhD; & Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS 

 

Gambling Problem Symptom Patters and Stability Across Individual and Time

Sarah E. Nelson, PhD & Lane Gebauer 

 

The Relationship of Treatment Seeking to Success in the Missouri Voluntary Exclusion Program

Sarah A. Kaplan; Sarah E. Nelson, PhD; & Richard A. LaBrie, EdD

 

Repeat DUI Offenders: Does Psychiatric Comorbidity Relate to Reoffense? 

Leslie Bosworth; Richard LaBrie, EdD; Sarah E. Nelson, PhD; John H. Kleschinsky; & Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS 

2007

A Preliminary Analysis of Economic Healthcare Resource Allocation for Treatment of Gambling & Other Low Base Rate Disorders 

Debi LaPlante, PhD; Sarah Nelson, PhD; Richard LaBrie, EdD; & Howard Shaffer, PhD, CAS

 

Persistence Pays Off: Tracking a Sample of Repeat DUI Offenders – Implications for Longitudinal Work with Challenging Populations

Erinn K. Walsh; Leslie Bosworth; Sarah E. Nelson, PhD; John H. Kleschinsky; & Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS

2006

Psychiatric Comorbidity and Addictive Disorders during Adolescence among Repeat DUI Offenders 

Sarah Nelson, PhD; Allyson J. Peller; & Howard Shaffer, PhD, CAS

 

Repeat DUI Offenders: A Comparison of Those Who Do and Do Not Agree to Provide a Collateral Informant 

Sarah Nelson, PhD; Allyson J. Peller; & Howard Shaffer, PhD, CAS

 

The Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders among Repeat DUI Offenders

Sarah E. Nelson, PhD; Debi A. LaPlante, PhD; Richard LaBrie, EdD; Mark Albanese, MD; Gabriel Caro; & Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS