Sara A Vasilenko

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Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patterns of adolescent sexual behavior predicting young adult sexually transmitted infections: a latent class analysis approach
    Sara A Vasilenko
    The Methodology Center, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400 State College, State College, PA, 16801, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 44:705-15. 2015
  2. pmc Predictors of multiple sexual partners from adolescence through young adulthood
    Sara A Vasilenko
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 55:491-7. 2014
  3. pmc Testing two process models of religiosity and sexual behavior
    Sara A Vasilenko
    The Prevention Research Center and Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    J Adolesc 36:667-73. 2013
  4. pmc Short-term positive and negative consequences of sex based on daily reports among college students
    Sara A Vasilenko
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    J Sex Res 49:558-69. 2012
  5. pmc Body image and first sexual intercourse in late adolescence
    Sara A Vasilenko
    Pennsylvania State University, S110 Henderson, University Park, PA 16802, United States
    J Adolesc 34:327-35. 2011
  6. pmc Time-varying processes involved in smoking lapse in a randomized trial of smoking cessation therapies
    Sara A Vasilenko
    Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:S135-43. 2014
  7. pmc Advancing the understanding of craving during smoking cessation attempts: a demonstration of the time-varying effect model
    Stephanie T Lanza
    Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:S127-34. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Trends Among U.S. High School Seniors in Recent Marijuana Use and Associations With Other Substances: 1976-2013
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 57:198-204. 2015
  9. pmc Correlates of human papillomavirus vaccination among female university students
    Eva S Lefkowitz
    a Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Women Health 54:487-501. 2014
  10. doi request reprint New methods shed light on age of onset as a risk factor for nicotine dependence
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 50:161-4. 2015

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Publications13

  1. pmc Patterns of adolescent sexual behavior predicting young adult sexually transmitted infections: a latent class analysis approach
    Sara A Vasilenko
    The Methodology Center, 204 E Calder Way, Suite 400 State College, State College, PA, 16801, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 44:705-15. 2015
    ..These findings demonstrate the advantages of examining adolescent sexuality in a way that emphasizes its complexity...
  2. pmc Predictors of multiple sexual partners from adolescence through young adulthood
    Sara A Vasilenko
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 55:491-7. 2014
    ..To examine time-varying associations between predictors of recent multiple sexual partners from middle adolescence through young adulthood...
  3. pmc Testing two process models of religiosity and sexual behavior
    Sara A Vasilenko
    The Prevention Research Center and Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    J Adolesc 36:667-73. 2013
    ..Testing Two Process Models of Religiosity and Sexual Behavior. ..
  4. pmc Short-term positive and negative consequences of sex based on daily reports among college students
    Sara A Vasilenko
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    J Sex Res 49:558-69. 2012
    ..These findings have implications for messages about casual sex and use of contraception in sex education and sexual health programming...
  5. pmc Body image and first sexual intercourse in late adolescence
    Sara A Vasilenko
    Pennsylvania State University, S110 Henderson, University Park, PA 16802, United States
    J Adolesc 34:327-35. 2011
    ..In addition, they suggest that gendered cultural expectations regarding sexual behavior are associated with differing psychological outcomes for male and female adolescents...
  6. pmc Time-varying processes involved in smoking lapse in a randomized trial of smoking cessation therapies
    Sara A Vasilenko
    Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:S135-43. 2014
    ..In this paper, we use a new technique, the logistic time-varying effect model (logistic TVEM), to examine the odds of smoking in the 2 weeks after a quit attempt...
  7. pmc Advancing the understanding of craving during smoking cessation attempts: a demonstration of the time-varying effect model
    Stephanie T Lanza
    Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:S127-34. 2014
    ..Coefficients are expressed dynamically over time and are represented as smooth functions of time...
  8. doi request reprint Trends Among U.S. High School Seniors in Recent Marijuana Use and Associations With Other Substances: 1976-2013
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 57:198-204. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe historical trends in rates of recent substance use and associations between marijuana and other substances, among U.S. high school seniors by race and gender...
  9. pmc Correlates of human papillomavirus vaccination among female university students
    Eva S Lefkowitz
    a Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Women Health 54:487-501. 2014
    ..Providing vaccine education and access to young women before they become sexually active is critical. ..
  10. doi request reprint New methods shed light on age of onset as a risk factor for nicotine dependence
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 50:161-4. 2015
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  11. doi request reprint Oral vs. Vaginal Sex Experiences and Consequences Among First-Year College Students
    Eva S Lefkowitz
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, 119 Health and Human Development Building, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 45:329-37. 2016
    ..Gender differences suggested that female adolescents may find vaginal sex more rewarding than oral sex, whereas male adolescents may find them equally rewarding. ..
  12. pmc Understanding the role of cessation fatigue in the smoking cessation process
    Xiaoyu Liu
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, United States Department of Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:548-55. 2013
    ..e., the tiredness of trying to quit smoking) with respect to its average trend, effect on relapse, time-varying relations with craving and negative affect, and differences among genders and treatment groups...
  13. pmc Changes in gender and racial/ethnic disparities in rates of cigarette use, regular heavy episodic drinking, and marijuana use: ages 14 to 32
    Rebecca J Evans-Polce
    The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 41:218-22. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate disparities in substance use behaviors across gender and race/ethnicity as a flexible function of age from mid-adolescence through young adulthood...