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Graduate Student Doctoral Dissertations (N=16)

Selime Salim, Ph.D. (2023)

Sexual violence, antibisexual stigma, perceived burdensomeness, and thwarted

belongingness: A test of suicidal ideation among cisgender bisexual women


Prachi H. Bhuptani, Ph.D. (2021)

The role of blame and assault-related shame in distress among rape victims

A. Alex McConnell, Ph.D. (2020

Understanding sexual revictimization risk for bisexual minority women

within a minority stress framework

Julia Kaufman, Ph.D. (2020) 

A person-centered approach to identifying common and unique Impacts of

different psychological maltreatment experiences


Natalie Cook Horn, Ph.D. (2019) 

Finding meaning after rape: An examination of meaning-making strategies

and consequences in rape survivors


Lee R. Eshelman, Ph.D. (2018) 

Emotion Regulation and PTSD: Modulating Responses to Threat-Relevant Stimuli

among Sexually Victimized Women


Julia Kaplinska, Ph.D. (2016)

Predicting Verbal Sexual Coercion Victimization in College Women:

The Role of Adult Romantic Attachment, Sex Motives, and Emotion Dysregulation   


August J. Scolio, Ph.D. (2015)

Cognitive Structures Underlying the Relation between Childhood Abuse and Depression:

A Mediation Model


Noga Zerubavel, Ph.D. (2013)

Betrayal Blindness? Restricting Awareness in Intimate Partner Violence: The Functions of Splitting, Dissociation, and Un-mindfulness and the Influence of Fear of Abandonment


Raven Cuellar, Ph.D. (2013)

Relationships of Multi-Type Childhood Abuse and Parental Bonding to

Borderline Personality Traits in College Women


Angela Volz, Ph.D. (2012)

An Exploration of Groups of College Women Based on Drinking Motives and Sex Motives:

A Focus on Behavioral Correlates, Alcohol-Related Problems, and Sexual Victimization


David P. Walker, Ph.D. (2011)

How Do We Understand Hookups in College Women?

Sex Motives, Alcohol Use, Cognitive Appraisals, and Victimization


Aubrey A. Coates (Beidatsch), Ph.D. (2011)

Understanding the Impact of Specific Subtypes of Psychological Maltreatment:

An Examination of Mechanisms Related to Depression in College Women


Kathryn J. Gaffey, Ph.D. (2009)

The Role of Emotion Regulation and Early Maladaptive Schemas in the

Long-Term Impact of Child Maltreatment on Intimate Relationships


Rachel Patrick, Ph.D. (2009)

Revictimization in College Women: The Impact of Altered Self-Capacities


Kathleen DeNardi, Ph.D. (2008)

Predicting Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Behavior and Risk for Rape among College Women: An Examination of the Relationship between Sexual Conflict, Sexual Confusion and Alcohol Expectancies

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