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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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Patrick, Megan E., and Yvonne M. Terry-McElrath. Forthcoming. "Commentary on White and Colleagues: Trends in Alcohol-Related Emergency Department Visits in the United States: Results from the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample, 2006 to 2014 (ACER, 2018)." Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. DOI.

Patrick, Megan E., Deborah Denise Kloska, Yvonne M. Terry-McElrath, Christine M. Lee, Patrick M. OíMalley, and Lloyd Johnston. Forthcoming. "Patterns of simultaneous and concurrent alcohol and marijuana use among adolescents." The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. DOI. Abstract.

Evans-Polce, Rebecca, Megan E. Patrick, Stephanie T. Lanza, Richard A. Miech, Patrick M. O'Malley, and Lloyd Johnston. Forthcoming. "Reasons for Vaping among U.S. 12th Graders." Journal of Adolescent Health. DOI. Abstract.

Vasilenko, Sara A., Ashley Linden-Carmichael, Stephanie T. Lanza, and Megan E. Patrick. Forthcoming. "Sexual Behavior and Heavy Episodic Drinking Across the Transition to Adulthood: Differences by College Attendance." Journal of Research on Adolescence. DOI. Abstract.

Patrick, Megan E., Mick P. Couper, Virginia B. Laetz, John E. Schulenberg, Patrick M. O'Malley, Lloyd Johnston, and Richard A. Miech. Forthcoming. "A Sequential Mixed Mode Experiment in the U.S. National Monitoring the Future Study." Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology. DOI. Abstract.

Jang, Bohyun Joy, Megan E. Patrick, and Megan S. Schuler. Forthcoming. "Substance Use Behaviors and the Timing of Family Formation During Young Adulthood." Journal of Family Issues. DOI. Abstract.

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.

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