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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

Megan E. Patrick

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Research Associate Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Patrick's research focuses on the development and consequences of adolescent and young adult risk behaviors, including alcohol use, drug use, and risky sexual behaviors. Her interests include event-specific risk behaviors, motivation and decision-making, the prevention of health risk behaviors, statistical methods for modeling behavior and behavior change, and web-based survey methodology.

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Johnson, M.K., J. Staff, Megan E. Patrick, and John E. Schulenberg. Forthcoming. "Adolescent adaptation before, during and in the aftermath of the Great Recession in the USA." International Journal of Psychology. DOI. Abstract.

Martz, M., John E. Schulenberg, Megan E. Patrick, and D. Kloska. Forthcoming. ""I Am So Bored!": Prevalence Rates and Sociodemographic and Contextual Correlates of High Boredom Among American Adolescents." Youth and Society. DOI. Abstract.

Veliz, Philip, John E. Schulenberg, Megan E. Patrick, Deborah Kloska, and Sean Esteban McCabe. Forthcoming. "Competitive sports participation in high school and subsequent substance use in young adulthood: Assessing differences based on level of contact." International Review for the Sociology of Sport. DOI. Abstract.

Patrick, Megan E., and Y.M. Terry-McElrath. 2017. "High-intensity drinking by underage young adults in the United States." Addiction, 112(1): 82-93. DOI. Abstract.

Lee, Christine M., J.M. Cronce, S.A. Baldwin, A.M. Fairlie, D.C. Atkins, Megan E. Patrick, Laura Zimmermann, M.E. Larimer, and B.C. Leigh. 2017. "Psychometric Analysis and Validity of the Daily Alcohol-Related Consequences and Evaluations Measure for Young Adults." Psychological Assessment, 29(3): 253-263. DOI. Abstract.

Miech, Richard A., Megan E. Patrick, Patrick M. O'Malley, and Lloyd Johnston. 2017. "What are kids vaping? Results from a national survey of US adolescents." Tobacco Control, 26(4): 386-391. DOI. Abstract.

Stern, Stephanie A., Yvonne M. Terry-McElrath, and Megan E. Patrick. 2016. "Beverage-specific patterns of 5+ alcoholic drink consumption by young adults in the U.S." Addictive Behaviors, 65: 19-24. DOI. Abstract.

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