Melissa A Cyders

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Integration of impulsivity and positive mood to predict risky behavior: development and validation of a measure of positive urgency
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:107-18. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint On the validity and utility of discriminating among impulsivity-like traits
    Gregory T Smith
    University of Kentucky, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Assessment 14:155-70. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Impulsivity and the sexes: measurement and structural invariance of the UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Scale
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Assessment 20:86-97. 2013
  4. pmc Experimental effect of positive urgency on negative outcomes from risk taking and on increased alcohol consumption
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:367-75. 2010
  5. pmc The role of personality dispositions to risky behavior in predicting first-year college drinking
    Melissa A Cyders
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Addiction 104:193-202. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Disaggregating the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder symptom clusters and chronic orofacial pain: implications for the prediction of health outcomes with PTSD symptom clusters
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:1-12. 2011
  7. pmc Positive urgency predicts illegal drug use and risky sexual behavior
    Tamika C B Zapolski
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:348-54. 2009
  8. pmc Longitudinal validation of the urgency traits over the first year of college
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, School of Science, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3275, USA
    J Pers Assess 92:63-9. 2010
  9. pmc Negative urgency: a personality predictor of externalizing behavior characterized by neuroticism, low conscientiousness, and disagreeableness
    Regan E Settles
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:160-72. 2012
  10. pmc Emotion-based dispositions to rash action: positive and negative urgency
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Bull 134:807-28. 2008

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Integration of impulsivity and positive mood to predict risky behavior: development and validation of a measure of positive urgency
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:107-18. 2007
    ..In Study 3, they confirmed the hypothesis that positive urgency differentiated alcoholics from both eating-disordered and control individuals...
  2. ncbi request reprint On the validity and utility of discriminating among impulsivity-like traits
    Gregory T Smith
    University of Kentucky, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Assessment 14:155-70. 2007
    ..Sensation seeking appeared to relate to the frequency of engaging in risky behaviors, and urgency appeared to relate to problem levels of involvement in those behaviors...
  3. doi request reprint Impulsivity and the sexes: measurement and structural invariance of the UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Scale
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Assessment 20:86-97. 2013
    ..The UPPS-P appears to function comparably across males and females, and mean differences on this scale between the sexes can be thought to reflect trait-level differences...
  4. pmc Experimental effect of positive urgency on negative outcomes from risk taking and on increased alcohol consumption
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:367-75. 2010
    ..Positive urgency's role was above and beyond previously identified risk factors; these findings, combined with prior cross-sectional and longitudinal field studies, provide support for the role of positive urgency in rash action...
  5. pmc The role of personality dispositions to risky behavior in predicting first-year college drinking
    Melissa A Cyders
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Addiction 104:193-202. 2009
    ..Recent advances in personality research that have delineated multiple, separate dispositions to engage in risky behaviors may help to clarify the personality contribution to risk for this problem...
  6. doi request reprint Disaggregating the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder symptom clusters and chronic orofacial pain: implications for the prediction of health outcomes with PTSD symptom clusters
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:1-12. 2011
    ..Research has established a significant relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and pain; however, very little research has examined the differential role of PTSD symptom clusters on pain outcomes...
  7. pmc Positive urgency predicts illegal drug use and risky sexual behavior
    Tamika C B Zapolski
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:348-54. 2009
    ..The authors discuss the theoretical and practical implications of this finding...
  8. pmc Longitudinal validation of the urgency traits over the first year of college
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, School of Science, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3275, USA
    J Pers Assess 92:63-9. 2010
    ..These results provide further evidence for the validity of the theory of emotion-based rash action and for the measures of positive and negative urgency...
  9. pmc Negative urgency: a personality predictor of externalizing behavior characterized by neuroticism, low conscientiousness, and disagreeableness
    Regan E Settles
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:160-72. 2012
    ..Low Conscientiousness did not add to prediction from negative urgency, except in a few cases. The tendency toward affect-driven rash action may underlie many externalizing behaviors...
  10. pmc Emotion-based dispositions to rash action: positive and negative urgency
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Bull 134:807-28. 2008
    ..The authors discuss the implications of this theory...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reactive personality-environment transactions and adult developmental trajectories
    Gregory T Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:877-87. 2006
    ..Differential learning in a task that approximated skill acquisition for a developmental transition implies that personality may help shape individual developmental trajectories in the adult years...
  12. doi request reprint The uniqueness of negative urgency as a common risk factor for self-harm behaviors, alcohol consumption, and eating problems
    Allyson L Dir
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Addict Behav 38:2158-62. 2013
    ..59, p<.001). Negative urgency is the only impulsivity-related trait that is a common risk factor associated with increased self-harm, problematic alcohol use, and eating problems...
  13. doi request reprint Measurement of constructs using self-report and behavioral lab tasks: Is there overlap in nomothetic span and construct representation for impulsivity?
    Melissa A Cyders
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:965-82. 2011
    ..If self-report and lab task conceptualizations measure disparate aspects of impulsivity, we, as a field, should not expect large conceptual overlap between these methods...
  14. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and chronic orofacial pain: an empirical examination of the mutual maintenance model
    Jessica L Burris
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Orofac Pain 23:243-52. 2009
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