Despina Stavrinos

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Commercial Truck Driver Health and Safety: Exploring Distracted Driving Performance and Self-Reported Driving Skill
    Despina Stavrinos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Workplace Health Saf 64:369-76. 2016
  2. pmc Distracted Driving in Teens With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    Despina Stavrinos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham University Transportation Center, Community Health Services Building 19, Birmingham, AL University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychology, Birmingham, AL Electronic address
    J Pediatr Nurs 30:e183-91. 2015
  3. pmc Impact of distracted driving on safety and traffic flow
    Despina Stavrinos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 61:63-70. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Distracted walking: cell phones increase injury risk for college pedestrians
    Despina Stavrinos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Injury Control Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    J Safety Res 42:101-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Mediating factors associated with pedestrian injury in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Despina Stavrinos
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham University Transportation Center, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Pediatrics 128:296-302. 2011
  6. pmc Distraction and pedestrian safety: how talking on the phone, texting, and listening to music impact crossing the street
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 45:266-71. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The influence of carrying a backpack on college student pedestrian safety
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 41:352-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Effect of cell phone distraction on pediatric pedestrian injury risk
    Despina Stavrinos
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e179-85. 2009
  9. pmc Differential impact of personality traits on distracted driving behaviors in teens and older adults
    Morgan N Parr
    Translational Research for Injury Prevention TRIP Laboratory, 916 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 92:107-12. 2016
  10. pmc Visual Behavior Differences in Drivers Across the Lifespan: A Digital Billboard Simulator Study
    Despina Stavrinos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170
    Transp Res Part F Traffic Psychol Behav 41:19-28. 2016

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Commercial Truck Driver Health and Safety: Exploring Distracted Driving Performance and Self-Reported Driving Skill
    Despina Stavrinos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Workplace Health Saf 64:369-76. 2016
    ..Training facilities should integrate driving simulators into the instruction of commercial drivers, targeting over-confident drivers. ..
  2. pmc Distracted Driving in Teens With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    Despina Stavrinos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham University Transportation Center, Community Health Services Building 19, Birmingham, AL University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychology, Birmingham, AL Electronic address
    J Pediatr Nurs 30:e183-91. 2015
    ..This study is among the first to examine the effect of talking on a cell phone or text messaging while driving in teens with and without attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  3. pmc Impact of distracted driving on safety and traffic flow
    Despina Stavrinos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 61:63-70. 2013
    ..No significant differences were detected between age groups, suggesting that all drivers, regardless of age, may drive in a manner that impacts safety and traffic flow negatively when distracted. ..
  4. doi request reprint Distracted walking: cell phones increase injury risk for college pedestrians
    Despina Stavrinos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Injury Control Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    J Safety Res 42:101-7. 2011
    ..At particular risk are college students, who walk frequently in and near traffic, have increased pedestrian injury rates compared to other age groups, and frequently use cell phones...
  5. doi request reprint Mediating factors associated with pedestrian injury in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Despina Stavrinos
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham University Transportation Center, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Pediatrics 128:296-302. 2011
    ..This study examined (1) the differences in pedestrian behavior between children with ADHD-C and normally developing comparison children and (2) the mediating factors that might link ADHD-C with pedestrian injury risk...
  6. pmc Distraction and pedestrian safety: how talking on the phone, texting, and listening to music impact crossing the street
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 45:266-71. 2012
    ..Policymakers might consider ways to protect distracted pedestrians from harm and to reduce the number of individuals crossing streets while distracted...
  7. doi request reprint The influence of carrying a backpack on college student pedestrian safety
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 41:352-6. 2009
    ..Implications for pedestrian safety and future research are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of cell phone distraction on pediatric pedestrian injury risk
    Despina Stavrinos
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e179-85. 2009
    ..This study was designed to examine the influence of talking on a cell phone for pediatric pedestrian injury risk...
  9. pmc Differential impact of personality traits on distracted driving behaviors in teens and older adults
    Morgan N Parr
    Translational Research for Injury Prevention TRIP Laboratory, 916 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 92:107-12. 2016
    ..To determine the impact of personality on distracted driving behaviors...
  10. pmc Visual Behavior Differences in Drivers Across the Lifespan: A Digital Billboard Simulator Study
    Despina Stavrinos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170
    Transp Res Part F Traffic Psychol Behav 41:19-28. 2016
    ..This study helps lay the groundwork for future studies that may consider how young drivers' differential scanning patterns impact driving safety...
  11. doi request reprint Symptom dimensions of disruptive behavior disorders in adolescent drivers
    Annie A Garner
    University Transportation Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Department of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
    J Atten Disord 18:496-503. 2014
    ..It is unclear whether symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity/impulsivity, or oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) increase risk of poor driving outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint Attentional control, high intensity pleasure, and risky pedestrian behavior in college students
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 41:658-61. 2009
    ..Theoretical and applied implications are discussed...
  13. doi request reprint The useful field of view assessment predicts simulated commercial motor vehicle driving safety
    Benjamin McManus
    a Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Traffic Inj Prev 17:763-9. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether the UFOV assessment predicts simulated MVCs in long-haul CMV drivers...
  14. pmc Mechanisms behind distracted driving behavior: The role of age and executive function in the engagement of distracted driving
    Caitlin Northcutt Pope
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Department of Psychology, CH 415, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 98:123-129. 2017
    ..Findings conclude that distracted driving is a ubiquitous phenomenon evident in drivers of all ages. Possible mechanisms underlying distracted driving behavior could potentially be related to deficits in executive function...
  15. pmc The impact of billboards on driver visual behavior: a systematic literature review
    John S Decker
    a Translational Research for Injury Prevention Laboratory, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Traffic Inj Prev 16:234-9. 2015
    ..To narrow these knowledge gaps, a systematic literature review was conducted on billboard-related changes in driver visual behavior...
  16. doi request reprint Social and Non-social Hazard Response in Drivers with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Haley Johnson Bishop
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 916 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL, 35294 2100, US
    J Autism Dev Disord . 2017
    ..Future work should further investigate how social impairments in ASD may affect driving safety...
  17. pmc Association Between Executive Function and Problematic Adolescent Driving
    Caitlin N Pope
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 37:702-711. 2016
    ..This study examined the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) questionnaire and performance-based EF tasks as potential predictors of problematic driving outcomes in adolescents...
  18. pmc Predicting Motor Vehicle Collisions in a Driving Simulator in Young Adults Using the Useful Field of View Assessment
    Benjamin McManus
    a Translational Research for Injury Prevention Laboratory, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Traffic Inj Prev 16:818-23. 2015
    ..The present study examined whether UFOV was a predictive measure of motor vehicle collisions in a driving simulator in a young adult population...