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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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Evans-Polce, Rebecca, Megan S. Schuler, John E. Schulenberg, and Megan E. Patrick. Forthcoming. "Gender- and age-varying associations of sensation seeking and substance use across young adulthood." Addictive Behaviors. DOI. Abstract.

Tang, Sandra, and Megan E. Patrick. Forthcoming. "Technology and interactive social media use among 8th and 10th graders in the U.S. and associations with homework and school grades." Computers in Human Behavior. DOI. Abstract.

Bray, Bethany C., John J. Dziak, Megan E. Patrick, and Stephanie T. Lanza. Forthcoming. "Inverse Propensity Score Weighting with a Latent Class Exposure: Estimating the Causal Effect of Reported Reasons for Alcohol Use on Problem Alcohol Use 16 Years Later." Prevention Science. DOI. Abstract.

Patrick, Megan E., Philip T. Veliz, Ashley Linden-Carmichael, and Yvonne M. Terry-McElrath. Forthcoming. "Alcohol mixed with energy drink use during young adulthood." Addictive Behaviors. DOI. Abstract.

Terry-McElrath, Yvonne M., and Megan E. Patrick. Forthcoming. "U.S. adolescent alcohol use by race/ethnicity: Consumption and perceived need to reduce/stop use." Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse. DOI. Abstract.

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.

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