Graduate Student Accomplishments

Publications

Bartoszek, G., Ranney, R. M., Curanovic, I.Costello, S., & Behar, E. (in press). Intolerance of uncertainty and information-seeking behavior: Experimental manipulation of threat relevance. Behavior Research and Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2022.104125

Basch, C., Corwin, M., & Mohlman, J. (2021). The language of states’ Covid-19 messages: Correlates of positive and negative emotion and health outcomes. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 49(2), 119-126. https://doi.org/10.1080/10852352.2021.1908203

Bujalski, A. S., Chesin, M. S., & Jeglic, E. L. (2019). Cognitive empathy partially mediates the relationship between childhood physical abuse and borderline personality disorder features in college students. Current Psychology: A Journal for Diverse Perspectives on Diverse Psychological Issues, 38(1), 121–127. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-017-9597-5

Cascardi, M., Chesin, M., & Kammen, M. (2018). Personality correlates of intimate partner violence subtypes: A latent class analysis. Aggressive Behavior, 44(4), 348–361. https://doi.org/10.1002/ab.21756

Cascardi, M. & Schorpp, H. (2021). Risk inventory and strengths evaluation. in J. F. Carlson, K. F. Geisinger, & J.L. Jonson (Eds.), The twenty-first mental measurements yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Center for Testing.

Chesin, M., Adler, E., & Feinberg, M. (2022). Suicide behavior and the media. In R. Miranda & E. Jeglic (Eds.), Handbook of Youth Suicide Prevention: Integrating Research into Practice. New York: Springer.

Chesin, M., Cascardi, M., Rosselli, M., Tsang, W., & Jeglic, E. L. (2020). Knowledge of suicide risk factors, but not suicide ideation severity, is greater among college students who viewed 13 Reasons Why. Journal of American College Health, 68(6), 644–649. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2019.1586713

Chesin, M., Cascardi, M., Tsang, W., & Smith, S. (2020). Blunted arousal in response to psychological stress is associated with current suicide ideation. Archives of Suicide Research: Official Journal of the International Academy for Suicide Research, 24(sup2), S381–S390. https://doi.org/10.1080/13811118.2019.1592041

Chesin, M., Keilp, J., Kline, A., Stanley, B., Myers, C., Latorre, M., St. Hill, L.M., Miller, R.B., King, A.R., Boschulte, D.R., Rodriguez, K.M., Callahan, M., Sedita, M., & Interian, A. (2021). Attentional control may be modifiable with Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy to prevent suicide. Behaviour Research and Therapy. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2021.103988

De Vito, A., Ahmed, M., & Mohlman, J. (2020). Cognitive enhancement strategies to augment CBT for anxiety and mood disorders: Rationale and recommendations for use with cognitively healthy older adults. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpra.2019.10.007

Diamond, B. J., Desbiens, E., & Pavlick, R. (2018). Chelation therapy. In J. Kreutzer, J. DeLuca, B. Caplan (Ed). Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2nd ed. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag. 

Happawana, K., & Diamond, B. (2021). Association rule learning in neuropsychological data analysis for Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Neuropsychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jnp.12252

Mohlman, J., Tsang, C., Magee, S. A., Dalokay, L., & Basch, C. H. (in press). Which variant of anxiety is associated with demonstrated smartphone expertise in community-dwelling older adults? Clinical Gerontologist.

Mohlman, J., Watson, L., & Basch, C. H. (2021). The COVID-19 inventory: Measuring anxiety related to illness pandemic across college males and females. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 49(2), 163-178. https://doi.org/10.1080/10852352.2021.1908204

Nemeroff, R., Harden, A., & Kowalski, B. (2022). Yoga classes as an early intervention for college students reporting high levels of stress and anxiety: A pilot study. Journal of American College Healthhttps://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2021.2008401

Perera, A.K., & Torres, A. (2021, Winter). The unspoken truth: Working with survivors of the Sri Lankan civil war. NJ Psychologist,71(1), 36-41.

Sherman, E., Mohlman, J., Basch, C. H., Fera, J., Barry, E. (2022). A review of YouTube content to assess US mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Community Health, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10900-022-01121-4

Smith, S., & Chesin, M. (2022). Belief in a just world mediates the relationship between childhood abuse and self-esteem in undergraduate college students. Journal of Family Trauma, Child Custody & Child Development. Advance online publication.

Torres, A., Raghavan, S., & Perera, A. K. (2020). Cross-cultural factors in trauma-related disorders. In L. Benuto, F. Gonzalez, & J. Singer, (Eds.). Handbook of Cultural Factors in Behavioral Health. New York: Springer Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32229-8_18

Awards

Hassabelnaby, Raghad: Community Service Grant recipient (NJPA 2020-2021).

Kuku, Sekinat: Community Service Grant recipient (NJPA 2020-2021); Honorable Mention from the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) of  American Psychological Association (APA March 2020); 2019 Academic and Scientific Affairs’ Graduate Student Research Award, Symptoms in Non-Offending African American/Black and Latinx Caregivers of Sexually Abused Children: Ethnicity/Race and Immigration Considerations, Academic and Scientific Affairs Division, New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA)

Perera, Keshani: New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA) Academic and Scientific Affairs’ Student Research Award 2021; NJPA, Social Advocacy Dissertation Grant 2020 Dissertation Topic: Bicultural Identity Integration as a Protective Factor Against the Stress Appraisal of Color Based Racial Discrimination among first and 1.5 generation immigrant college students; NJPA Academic and Scientific Affairs Graduate Student Research Award 2020; Ruby New Hall Memorial Scholarship 2020; Graduate Assistantship Tuition Waiver (2017-2020)

Watkins, Christopher: First place recipient of the Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship (2021)

Media

Kuku, Sekinat: Featured on William Paterson University News. Click here to view.

Perera, Keshani: Featured on New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA) podcast. Click here to view.

Presentations

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