Works (99)

Updated: June 19th, 2024 05:01

2024 journal article

Adolescents' pornography viewing frequency and its relationship with condom attitudes

SEXUAL HEALTH, 21(3).

By: E. Galper, L. Widman*, J. Brasileiro* & S. Noar

Ed(s): M. Lim

author keywords: adolescents; condom attitudes; health promotion; media effects; pornography; pornography viewing frequency; sexual health; sexuality
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 22, 2024

2024 article

Longitudinal Change in Appearance-Related Social Media Consciousness and Depressive Symptoms: A Within-Person Analysis during Early-to-Middle Adolescence

Maheux, A. J., Laurenceau, J.-P., Roberts, S. R., Nesi, J., Widman, L., & Choukas-Bradley, S. (2024, May 24). JOURNAL OF YOUTH AND ADOLESCENCE, Vol. 5.

author keywords: Adolescence; Social media; Body image; Depressive symptoms; Self-objectification; Online appearance concerns
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 1, 2024

2023 journal article

A longitudinal assessment of adolescents’ sexual communication with parents, best friends, and dating partners

Developmental Psychology, 59(7), 1300–1314.

By: E. Bibby, S. Choukas-Bradley, L. Widman*, C. Turpyn, M. Prinstein & E. Telzer

author keywords: adolescence; sexual communication; sexual health; longitudinal research
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 5, 2023

2023 article

Evaluation of a Brief Online Sexual Health Program for Adolescents: A Randomized Controlled Trial

McCrimmon, J., Widman, L., Javidi, H., Brasileiro, J., & Hurst, J. (2023, April 3). HEALTH PROMOTION PRACTICE, Vol. 4.

By: J. McCrimmon n, L. Widman n, H. Javidi*, J. Brasileiro n & J. Hurst n

author keywords: sexual health; health disparities; adolescent health
TL;DR: HEART was effective in increasing sexual assertiveness, sexual communication intentions, HIV/STI knowledge, condom attitudes, and safer sex self-efficacy compared to the control condition, suggesting the program worked equally well for all groups of youth. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 24, 2023

2023 article

PACT: Developing and Evaluating a Digital Sexual Consent Program for Youth

Javidi, H., Widman, L., Maheux, A. J. J., McCrimmon, J., Evans-Paulson, R., & Becker, W. (2023, May 12). JOURNAL OF SEX RESEARCH, Vol. 5.

By: H. Javidi n, L. Widman n, A. Maheux*, J. McCrimmon n, R. Evans-Paulson & W. Becker n

TL;DR: PACT's effects on consent cognitions were generally similar among youth with various gender, racial/ethnic, and sexual identities, and the possibilities of expanding to include additional concepts and tailoring to address the unique needs of specific youth are discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 16, 2023

2023 journal article

Parents’ attitudes towards the content of sex education in the USA: Associations with religiosity and political orientation

Sex Education, 1, 1–17.

By: J. Hurst n, L. Widman n, J. Brasileiro n, A. Maheux*, R. Evans-Paulson & S. Choukas-Bradley*

author keywords: Sex education; parenting; religion; political orientation
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: January 23, 2023

2022 journal article

Adherence to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in Adolescents and Young Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH, 70(1), 28–41.

By: B. Allison*, L. Widman n, J. Stewart n, R. Evans n & M. Perry*

author keywords: Pre-exposure prophylaxis; Adolescents; Young adults; Adherence; prophylaxis; Moderator
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Anti-HIV Agents / therapeutic use; Female; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Homosexuality, Male; Humans; Male; Medication Adherence; Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis; Sexual and Gender Minorities; Young Adult
TL;DR: This meta-analysis synthesized the proportion of adolescents and young adults (AYAs) who are adherent to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and factors moderating adherence and found that adherence was lower in young cisgender women than young men who have sex with men and serodiscordant heterosexual couples. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 3, 2022

2022 journal article

Are Feminists Empowered Activists or Entitled Whiners? A Thematic Analysis of U.S. Adolescents’ Definitions of “Feminist” in a Diverse, Mixed-Gender Sample

Sex Roles, 86(7-8), 395–414.

author keywords: Feminism; Feminist; Identity; Adolescence; Gender; Qualitative
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: March 28, 2022

2022 journal article

Behavioral Measures to Assess Adolescent Sexual Communication with Partners: A Scoping Review and Call for Further Studies

The Journal of Sex Research, 60(1), 36–44.

By: A. Maheux*, L. Widman n, J. Hurst n, E. Craig n, R. Evans-Paulson & S. Choukas-Bradley*

MeSH headings : Adult; Adolescent; Humans; Sexual Partners / psychology; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Condoms; Communication; Negotiating
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 22, 2022

2022 journal article

Examining the efficacy of STD testing public health messages tailored to youth’s regulatory focus.

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 28(4), 835–848.

By: R. Evans-Paulson, L. Widman*, H. Javidi* & N. Lipsey

author keywords: regulatory focus; sexual health; STDs; HIV; youth; intervention
MeSH headings : Humans; Adolescent; Public Health; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Intention
TL;DR: Interventionists should consider making STD testing messages for youth promotion-focused, as youth who were more prevention- focused and received the prevention-focused video had lower STD testing self-efficacy and testing intentions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: April 14, 2022

2022 journal article

Getting to zero HIV/AIDS in sub‐Saharan Africa: Understanding perceptions of locals using the social determinants of health framework

Health & Social Care in the Community, 30(3), e739–e748.

By: L. McMahan*, M. Lombe*, C. Evans*, N. Enelamah*, Y. Chu*, S. Simms*, J. Verkamp‐Ruthven*, J. Martinez* ...

author keywords: AIDS; community agency; getting to zero; HIV; social determinants of health; sub-Saharan Africa
MeSH headings : Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Africa South of the Sahara; Focus Groups; HIV Infections / drug therapy; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Humans; Rural Population; Social Determinants of Health
TL;DR: A community perception of the facilitators and inhibitors of Getting to Zero (GTZ) in rural Zambia, sub-Saharan Africa is explored and emerging themes point to the significance of individual, sociocultural, environmental and economic factors as important in GTZ. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
Added: June 14, 2021

2022 journal article

How Emotional Shifts Effect Youth Perceptions of Opioid Risk and Efficacy: Testing a Know the Truth Campaign Narrative

HEALTH COMMUNICATION, 37(14), 1820–1831.

By: E. Adams*, R. Nabi*, S. Noar*, R. Evans n & L. Widman n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Humans; Analgesics, Opioid; Persuasive Communication; Health Behavior; Fear / psychology; Self Efficacy
TL;DR: It is concluded that the traditional threat to efficacy emotional flow may be superior to its inverse (efficacy to threat) when communicating with young people about opioid addiction. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 24, 2021

2022 article

Internal Consent, Affirmative External Consent, and Sexual Satisfaction Among Young Adults

Javidi, H., Widman, L., Evans-Paulson, R., & Lipsey, N. (2022, March 24). JOURNAL OF SEX RESEARCH, Vol. 3.

By: H. Javidi n, L. Widman n, R. Evans-Paulson & N. Lipsey*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 30, 2022

2022 journal article

Longitudinal associations between appearance‐related social media consciousness and adolescents' depressive symptoms

Journal of Adolescence, 94(2), 264–269.

author keywords: adolescence; body image; depression; social media
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Consciousness; Cross-Sectional Studies; Depression / diagnosis; Depression / epidemiology; Female; Humans; Male; Social Media; Social Perception
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: February 7, 2022

2022 journal article

Multilevel Barriers to Sexual Health Behavior Among Vulnerable Adolescent Girls in the USA

Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 19(2), 822–833.

By: K. Kamke n, J. Stewart n & L. Widman n

author keywords: Adolescent girls; Adolescent sexuality; Sexual health; Sexual education; Qualitative research
TL;DR: Guided by the social ecological model, six unique barriers to safer sex discussed by adolescents are delineated: partner manipulation, slut shaming, unclear sexual values, present time orientation, embarrassment, and access to sexual and reproductive health services. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 10, 2021

2022 journal article

National trends and disparate access to formal and informal sex education among youth involved with the child welfare system in the USA

Sex Education, 10, 1–17.

By: J. Brasileiro n, L. Widman n, K. Norwalk n, J. Mccrimmon n & L. Mullins n

author keywords: Sex education; youth involved with the child welfare system; family planning; contraception; sexual health
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: November 7, 2022

2022 journal article

Parental influence on sexual intentions of Black adolescent girls: Examining the role of gendered-racial socialization.

Journal of Family Psychology, 36(2), 318–323.

By: R. Evans*, M. Stokes, E. Hope*, L. Widman* & Q. Cryer-Coupet*

author keywords: adolescence; gendered-racial socialization; sexual communication; parental monitoring; sexuality
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Black or African American; Female; Humans; Intention; Male; Parent-Child Relations; Parents; Racism; Social Identification; Socialization
TL;DR: Gendered-racial pride socialization is an important asset in Black families, which can be leveraged to improve the sexual health of Black girls, and moderate the association of parental communication and monitoring with adolescents' intentions to have early sex. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 3, 2022

2022 journal article

Parent–child communication and adolescent sexual decision making: An application of family communication patterns theory.

Journal of Family Psychology, 36(3), 449–457.

By: J. Hurst, L. Widman*, A. Maheux, R. Evans-Paulson, J. Brasileiro* & N. Lipsey*

author keywords: family communication patterns; sexual decision making; adolescence
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Communication; Condoms; Decision Making; Female; Humans; Male; Parent-Child Relations; Sexual Behavior / psychology
TL;DR: The interaction between conversation and conformity orientation was associated with adolescent sexual self-efficacy and intentions to communicate about sex with partners and highlighted the importance of understanding general communication processes beyond the frequency of parent-child sexual communication. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 3, 2022

2022 journal article

Psychometric properties and factor structure of the Appearance-Related Social Media Consciousness Scale among emerging adults

BODY IMAGE, 43, 63–74.

author keywords: Social media; Psychometrics; Assessment; Body image; Self-objectification
MeSH headings : Adult; Adolescent; Male; Female; Humans; Young Adult; Psychometrics / methods; Social Media; Reproducibility of Results; Body Image / psychology; Consciousness; Surveys and Questionnaires
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 11, 2022

2022 journal article

Sexual Communication between Adolescent Partners: A Scoping Review and Directions for Future Research

The Journal of Sex Research, 59(8), 984–999.

By: L. Widman n, A. Maheux*, E. Craig n, R. Evans-Paulson & S. Choukas-Bradley*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Communication; Condoms; Humans; Reproducibility of Results; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Partners / psychology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 29, 2022

2022 journal article

Validated HIV Knowledge Scales for Use with Adults and Adolescents: A Systematic Review

AIDS and Behavior, 26(5), 1695–1715.

By: J. Stewart n, D. Wallace*, A. Nance n, C. Schalkoff*, B. Uhrig Castonguay*, L. Widman n, M. Carey*, C. Golin*

author keywords: HIV; AIDS; Measurement; Validation; Reliability; Knowledge
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; HIV Infections / diagnosis; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Humans; Psychometrics; Reproducibility of Results
TL;DR: Future studies should develop or refine HIV knowledge scales so that they reflect recent scientific developments, use rigorous psychometric testing, and target samples that include those persons at highest risk for HIV. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 15, 2021

2021 journal article

Associations between adolescents' pornography consumption and self-objectification, body comparison, and body shame

BODY IMAGE, 37, 89–93.

author keywords: Adolescence; Pornography; Self-objectification; Body comparison; Body shame
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Body Image / psychology; Erotica / psychology; Female; Humans; Male; Shame; Social Comparison; Social Media / statistics & numerical data; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: Results suggest that both boys and girls may be susceptible to pornography-related body concerns, yet these concerns may not include body shame, and future research should examine both risks and benefits of pornography use among adolescents using longitudinal designs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 28, 2021

2021 journal article

Depressive symptoms among mostly heterosexual adolescents

JOURNAL OF GAY & LESBIAN MENTAL HEALTH, 25(3), 317–332.

author keywords: Adolescence; mostly heterosexual; adolescent; depression; sexual minority
TL;DR: Depressive symptoms among both groups of mostly heterosexual adolescents were higher than exclusively heterosexual adolescents but similar to other sexual minority adolescents, suggesting Mostly heterosexual adolescents may be at risk for depression like their other sexual minorities. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 4, 2021

2021 article

Examining the link between sexual self-concept and sexual communication among adolescents

Evans-Paulson, R., Widman, L., Brasileiro, J., Maheux, A. J., & Choukas-Bradley, S. (2021, September 2). COMMUNICATION QUARTERLY, Vol. 69.

By: R. Evans-Paulson, L. Widman n, J. Brasileiro n, A. Maheux* & S. Choukas-Bradley*

author keywords: Sexual self-concept; sexual communication; sex-positive; sexual health; adolescence
TL;DR: Adolescents who reported having had sexual intercourse had more positive sexual self-concepts as well as more frequent partner sexual communication compared to adolescents without sexual intercourse experience. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 20, 2021

2021 journal article

Identifying gaps in training on sexual health for caregivers of adolescents in foster care

Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 17(2), 119–129.

By: J. Brasileiro n, L. Widman n, S. Spiva n & K. Norwalk n

author keywords: Caregivers of youth in foster care; adolescent sexual health; training; HIV/STI prevention
TL;DR: Training caregivers of youth in foster care on how to engage with youth about sexuality and sexual risk reduction may be an effective strategy for improving the sexual health outcomes of this vulnerable population of youth. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: September 20, 2021

2021 article

Is Regulatory Focus Related to Condom Use, STI/HIV Testing, and Sexual Satisfaction?

Evans-Paulson, R., Widman, L., Javidi, H., & Lipsey, N. (2021, August 17). JOURNAL OF SEX RESEARCH, Vol. 59.

By: R. Evans-Paulson, L. Widman n, H. Javidi n & N. Lipsey*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Condoms; Female; HIV Infections / prevention & control; HIV Testing; Humans; Male; Orgasm; Sexual Behavior; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; Young Adult
TL;DR: Compared to youth who were more promotion-focused, more prevention-focused youth used condoms more frequently but reported less sexual satisfaction, and no differences were found in rates of STI/HIV testing. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 17, 2021

2021 book

Our Sexuality

(14th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

By: R. Crooks, K. Baur & L. Widman

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2021 journal article

REDEVELOPING A DIGITAL SEXUAL HEALTH INTERVENTION FOR ADOLESCENTS TO ALLOW FOR BROADER DISSEMINATION: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV AND STD PREVENTION

AIDS EDUCATION AND PREVENTION, 33(2), 89–102.

By: H. Javidi n, L. Widman n, N. Lipsey n, J. Brasileiro n, F. Javidi* & A. Jhala n

author keywords: adolescent sexual health; digital health intervention; development; program adaptation; implementation science; evaluation
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Female; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Health Education / methods; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Health Promotion / methods; Humans; Implementation Science; Male; Pregnancy; Pregnancy in Adolescence / prevention & control; Program Development; Program Evaluation; Safe Sex; Self Efficacy; Sexual Behavior; Sexual Health; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control
TL;DR: The process of adapting, reprogramming, and evaluating the new program, which may serve as a guide for investigators seeking to adapt behavioral interventions onto digital platforms, is described, which is an open-source intervention that can be easily adapted for new populations. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 10, 2021

2021 journal article

Selfie Appearance Investment and Peer Feedback Concern: Multimethod Investigation of Adolescent Selfie Practices and Adjustment

PSYCHOLOGY OF POPULAR MEDIA, 10(4), 488–499.

author keywords: selfie; social media; adolescents; gender differences; appearance investment
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 20, 2021

2021 journal article

Sexual Communication in the Digital Age: Adolescent Sexual Communication with Parents and Friends About Sexting, Pornography, and Starting Relationships Online

SEXUALITY & CULTURE-AN INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL, 25(6), 2092–2109.

author keywords: Sexual communication; Adolescent sexual development; Sexting; Pornography; Digital media
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 30, 2021

2021 article

Sexual Communication in the Digital Age: Adolescent Sexual Communication with Parents and Friends About Sexting, Pornography, and Starting Relationships Online (Apr, 10.1007/s12119-021-09866-1, 2021)

Widman, L., Javidi, H., Maheux, A. J., Evans, R., Nesi, J., & Choukas-Bradley, S. (2021, June 7). SEXUALITY & CULTURE-AN INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL, Vol. 6.

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 8, 2021

2021 journal article

Sexual self-efficacy and sexual communication among adolescent girls: moderated mediation results from a randomized controlled trial

Psychology & Health, 11, 1–15.

By: J. Brasileiro n, L. Widman n & J. Hurst n

author keywords: Sexual communication; sexual self-efficacy; program acceptability; adolescent sexual health; moderated mediation
TL;DR: Results highlight the need to further ‘unpack’ the effects of other sexual health programs, as they showed that programs may work better under certain conditions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: January 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Social self-efficacy and sexual communication among adolescents in the United States: a cross-sectional study

SEXUAL HEALTH, 18(2), 172–179.

By: J. Brasileiro n, L. Widman n, R. Evans n & H. Javidi n

author keywords: adolescent sexual health; sexual communication; social self-efficacy; sexual assertiveness; safer sex; sexual behaviours; teenagers; positive; negative psychological constructs
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Communication; Condoms; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Humans; Safe Sex; Self Efficacy; Sexual Behavior; Sexual Partners; United States
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 17, 2021

2021 article

The Multidimensionality of Adolescent Girls' Gender Attitudes

Kamke, K., Widman, L., & Javidi, H. (2021, August 23). GENDER ISSUES, Vol. 39.

By: K. Kamke n, L. Widman n & H. Javidi n

author keywords: Gender attitudes; Gender roles; Adolescent girls; Racial and ethnic differences; Sexual minorities
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2021

2021 article

Validated HIV Knowledge Scales for Use with Adults and Adolescents: A Systematic Review (Nov, 10.1007/s10461-021-03521-4, 2021)

Stewart, J. L., Wallace, D. D., Nance, A., Schalkoff, C. A., Uhrig Castonguay, B. J., Widman, L., … Golin, C. E. (2021, November 17). AIDS AND BEHAVIOR, Vol. 11.

By: J. Stewart n, D. Wallace*, A. Nance n, C. Schalkoff*, B. Uhrig Castonguay*, L. Widman n, M. Carey*, C. Golin*

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 29, 2021

2021 journal article

“They See Sex as Something That’s Reproductive and Not as Something People Do for Fun”: Shortcomings in Adolescent Girls’ Sexual Socialization from Adults

Journal of Adolescent Research, 37(2), 250–279.

By: J. Stewart n, K. Kamke n, L. Widman n & E. Hope n

author keywords: adolescents; sexual socialization; positive sexuality; development; sexual minority youth; girls of color
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: July 6, 2021

2020 article

Adolescent Sexual Health Interventions: Innovation, Efficacy, Cost, and the Urgent Need to Scale

Widman, L., & Evans, R. (2020, May). PEDIATRICS, Vol. 145.

By: L. Widman n & R. Evans n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior; Adolescent Health; Humans; Sexual Health
TL;DR: The triadic FTT intervention is innovative in that it involves African American and Latinx youth in early adolescence, their female caregivers, and their health care providers (HCPs) in a single program. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 26, 2020

2020 journal article

Association of Sexual Health Interventions With Sexual Health Outcomes in Black Adolescents A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

JAMA PEDIATRICS, 174(7), 676–689.

By: R. Evans n, L. Widman n, M. Stokes, H. Javidi n, E. Hope n & J. Brasileiro n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Black or African American; Humans; Morbidity / trends; Outcome Assessment, Health Care; Safe Sex / ethnology; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Health / statistics & numerical data; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / ethnology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; United States / epidemiology
TL;DR: The findings suggest that sexual health interventions are associated with improvements in sexual well-being among black adolescents, and there appears to be a need for wide-scale dissemination of these programs to address racial disparities in sexual health across the US. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 10, 2020

2020 journal article

Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of a Brief Online Sexual Health Program for Adolescents

JOURNAL OF SEX RESEARCH, 57(2), 145–154.

By: L. Widman n, K. Kamke n, R. Evans n, J. Stewart n, S. Choukas-Bradley* & C. Golin*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior; Contraception Behavior / statistics & numerical data; Feasibility Studies; Female; Humans; Internet; Male; Program Evaluation; School Health Services / organization & administration; Self Efficacy; Sex Education / organization & administration; Sexual Health / statistics & numerical data; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control
TL;DR: Overall, the program was feasible to administer in a school setting and youth found the program highly acceptable and worked equally well for boys and girls and for heterosexual and sexual minority youth. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 29, 2019

2020 journal article

Gender Differences in Parents' Communication With Their Adolescent Children about Sexual Risk and Sex-Positive Topics

JOURNAL OF SEX RESEARCH, 57(2), 177–188.

By: R. Evans n, L. Widman n, K. Kamke n & J. Stewart n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Humans; Male; Parent-Child Relations; Sex Characteristics; Sex Education / statistics & numerical data; Sexual Behavior / statistics & numerical data; Sexual Health / statistics & numerical data; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control
TL;DR: Parents communicate more about sexual risk than sex-positive topics with their adolescents and this discrepancy was largest for mothers of daughters and Fathers of daughters communicate the least about sex- positive topics. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 7, 2019

2020 personal communication

More Meta-analytical Explorations on Adolescent Sexual Health Interventions Are Needed Reply

Widman, L., Evans, R., & Choukas-Bradley, S. (2020, April).

By: L. Widman n, R. Evans n & S. Choukas-Bradley*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Health; Humans; Sexual Behavior; Sexual Health
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 8, 2020

2020 journal article

Popular peer norms and adolescent sexting behavior

JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENCE, 78, 62–66.

author keywords: Teen sexting; Adolescents; Peer status; Peer relations; Social influences
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Female; Humans; Male; Peer Influence; Risk-Taking; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Behavior / statistics & numerical data; Southeastern United States; Surveys and Questionnaires; Text Messaging / statistics & numerical data
TL;DR: Girls were more likely than boys to have sexted themselves; however, this gender difference disappeared among adolescents who believed their popular peers had sexts, underscore the importance of peer status and perceptions of peer norms in adolescents' sexting. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 17, 2020

2020 journal article

Preliminary Evaluation of a Prescription Opioid Misuse Prevention Program Among Rural Middle School Students

Journal of Community Health, 45(6), 1139–1148.

author keywords: Opioids; Primary prevention; Health education; Opioid addiction; Adolescence
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Analgesics, Opioid / adverse effects; Analgesics, Opioid / therapeutic use; Drug Overdose / drug therapy; Educational Status; Ethnicity; Female; Humans; Male; Opioid-Related Disorders / prevention & control; Prescription Drug Misuse; Schools; Southeastern United States; Students; White People
TL;DR: Evaluation of a widely-used prescription opioid misuse prevention program, This Is (Not) About Drugs© (TINAD), and its preliminary efficacy at improving opioid misuse knowledge, opioid misuse attitudes, self-efficacy to avoid opioid misuse, and intentions to misuse opioids found it acceptable and shows promise for improving opioid-related cognitions. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 14, 2020

2020 journal article

Randomized Trial of a Single-Session Growth MindSet Intervention for Rural Adolescents' Internalizing and Externalizing Problems

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY, 49(5), 660–672.

Contributors: J. Schleider*, J. Burnette n, L. Widman n, C. Hoyt* & M. Prinstein*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Depression / psychology; Female; Humans; Male; Mind-Body Therapies / methods; Problem Behavior / psychology; Self Report; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: A free-of-charge 45-min GM-SSI may help reduce internalizing distress, especially depression—but not conduct problems—in rural female adolescents. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 8, 2019

2020 review

Sexual Health Programs for Latinx Adolescents: A Meta-analysis

[Review of ]. PEDIATRICS, 146(1).

By: R. Evans n, L. Widman n, M. Stokes, H. Javidi n, E. Hope n & J. Brasileiro n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Humans; Safe Sex / psychology; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Health; Sexual Partners / psychology
TL;DR: Sexual health interventions have a small but significant impact on improving safer sexual behavior among Latinx adolescents and health educators should consider the importance of cultural tailoring to program success. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 14, 2020

2020 journal article

The Appearance-Related Social Media Consciousness Scale: Development and validation with adolescents

BODY IMAGE, 33, 164–174.

author keywords: Social media; Body image; Self-objectification; Disordered eating; Depression; Adolescence
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Body Image / psychology; Female; Humans; Male; Psychometrics / instrumentation; Psychometrics / standards; Reproducibility of Results; Social Media
TL;DR: High ASMC was associated with higher depressive and disordered eating symptoms, controlling for time on social media, gender, race/ethnicity, and body surveillance, and girls reported higher mean scores than boys. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2020

2020 journal article

The Role of Adolescent Sex Education in Sexual Satisfaction among LGB+ and Heterosexual Young Adults

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SEXUALITY EDUCATION, 15(3), 310–335.

By: R. Evans n, L. Widman n & K. Goldey*

author keywords: Sex education; sexual communication; sexual contentment; sexual satisfaction; sexual identity
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 6, 2020

2020 journal article

Understanding Adolescents' Attitudes Toward Affirmative Consent

JOURNAL OF SEX RESEARCH, 57(9), 1100–1107.

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Female; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Intimate Partner Violence / prevention & control; Male; Psychology, Adolescent; Self Efficacy; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Students / psychology
TL;DR: Investigating adolescents’ attitudes toward affirmative consent in a sample of 226 high school students from the southeastern U.S suggests that adolescents are generally supportive of affirmative consent practices, although some important group differences emerged. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 27, 2020

2019 chapter

Adolescent sexual communication scale

In R. Milhausen, T. D. Fisher, C. M. Davis, W. L. Yarber, & S. L. Davis (Eds.), Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures (4th ed., pp. 251–253). New York: Routledge.

By: L. Widman & J. Stewart

Ed(s): R. Milhausen, T. Fisher, C. Davis, W. Yarber & S. Davis

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2023

2019 journal article

Applying a Multifactorial Communication Framework to Better Understand Differences between Father-daughter and Mother-daughter Sexual Health Discussions

JOURNAL OF HEALTH COMMUNICATION, 24(7-8), 633–642.

By: J. Stewart n, L. Widman n & K. Kamke n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Communication; Father-Child Relations; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Male; Mother-Child Relations; Sexual Health; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: Examining aspects of father-daughter sexual communication as they compare to mother-daughter communication in a diverse sample of 193 girls highlighted the importance of understanding the multifaceted process of parent-child communication and signal the need for targeted intervention efforts to improve upon father- daughter communication. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 3, 2019

2019 review

Assessment of Parent-Based Interventions for Adolescent Sexual Health A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

[Review of ]. JAMA PEDIATRICS, 173(9), 866–877.

By: L. Widman n, R. Evans n, H. Javidi n & S. Choukas-Bradley*

TL;DR: Modation analyses revealed larger associations for interventions that focused on younger, compared with older, adolescents; targeted black or Hispanic youth compared with mixed race/ethnicity samples; targeted parents and teens equally compared with emphasizing parents only; and included a program dose of 10 hours or more compared with a lower dose. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 28, 2019

2019 journal article

Camera-ready: Young women’s appearance-related social media consciousness.

Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(4), 473–481.

By: S. Choukas-Bradley, J. Nesi, L. Widman* & M. Higgins

author keywords: social media; body image; objectification; social comparison; depression
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 13, 2020

2019 journal article

Developmental patterns of sexual identity, romantic attraction, and sexual behavior among adolescents over three years

JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENCE, 77, 90–97.

By: J. Stewart n, L. Spivey*, L. Widman n, S. Choukas-Bradley* & M. Prinstein*

author keywords: Sexual fluidity; Sexual orientation; Sexual minority youth; LGBTQ youth; Sexual development; Sexual behavior
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Female; Gender Identity; Humans; Male; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual and Gender Minorities / psychology; Sexual and Gender Minorities / statistics & numerical data; Southeastern United States; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: The findings suggest that many adolescents are nuanced and dynamic in how they identify and experience their developing sexualities. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 30, 2019

2019 journal article

Evaluation of an Online Sexual Health Program among Adolescent Girls with Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties

Journal of Child and Family Studies, 29(4), 1044–1054.

By: K. Kamke n, L. Widman n & S. Desmarais n

author keywords: High risk youth; Adolescent girls; Sexual communication; eHealth; Preventative intervention
TL;DR: Support is found for the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of HEART among adolescent girls with EBDs in community-based settings and the growing need for research into the transferability of sexual health interventions to facilitate evidence-based decision-making about program dissemination and implementation. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: April 6, 2020

2019 journal article

Public Reactions to and Impact of Celebrity Health Announcements: Understanding the Charlie Sheen Effect

HOWARD JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATIONS, 30(5), 479–494.

By: D. Francis*, E. Stevens*, S. Noar* & L. Widman n

author keywords: Celebrity health announcements; Charlie Sheen; Empathy; HIV prevention; Interpersonal communication
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 18, 2019

2019 journal article

Safer Sex Communication and Sexual Health Behaviors Among a Representative Statewide Sample of Homeless Adolescents

The Journal of Sex Research, 57(2), 1–8.

By: K. Kamke n, L. Widman n & M. Haskett n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Condoms / statistics & numerical data; Female; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Ill-Housed Persons / psychology; Ill-Housed Persons / statistics & numerical data; Humans; Male; Safe Sex / statistics & numerical data; Sexual Behavior / statistics & numerical data; Sexual Health / statistics & numerical data; Sexual Partners; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; United States
TL;DR: Having nonparental adult communication sources, including health care providers, teachers, and religious leaders, may be critical for encouraging safer sex behaviors among homeless adolescents. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 24, 2020

2019 chapter

The sexual narcissism scale

In R. Milhausen, T. D. Fisher, C. M. Davis, W. L. Yarber, & S. L. Davis (Eds.), Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures (4th ed., pp. 552–553). New York: Routledge.

By: L. Widman & J. McNulty

Ed(s): R. Milhausen, T. Fisher, C. Davis, W. Yarber & S. Davis

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2023

2018 journal article

An online growth mindset intervention in a sample of rural adolescent girls

BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 88(3), 428–445.

By: J. Burnette n, M. Russell n, C. Hoyt*, K. Orvidas n & L. Widman n

Contributors: J. Burnette n, M. Russell n, C. Hoyt*, K. Orvidas n & L. Widman n

author keywords: academic interventions; belonging; efficacy; growth mindsets; learning motivation
MeSH headings : Academic Success; Adolescent; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Intelligence; Learning; Poverty; Psychotherapy / methods; Rural Population; Self Efficacy; Self-Control / psychology; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Social Skills; Southeastern United States; Treatment Outcome
TL;DR: Although the intervention did not have a total effect on academic attitudes or grades, it indirectly increased motivation to learn, learning efficacy and grades via the shifts in growth mindsets. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: October 19, 2018

2018 journal article

Examining the Roles of Self-Objectification and Appearance Expectations in Young Women’s Indoor Tanning Behavior

Sex Roles, 80(1-2), 52–62.

TL;DR: It is suggested that young women who more frequently engage in self-objectification are more likely to engage in indoor tanning and that this association is explained in part by young women’s positive appearance-related expectations for tanning. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 21, 2019

2018 journal article

Intentions to Use Emergency Contraception: The Role of Accurate Knowledge and Information Source Credibility

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH EDUCATION, 49(4), 264–270.

By: K. Wagner*, L. Widman n, J. Nesi* & S. Noar*

TL;DR: Future EC promotion efforts should target Health Education sources instead of media or interpersonal sources to promote EC knowledge and use among young sexually at-risk populations. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 chapter book

Narcissistic Qualities and Infidelity

By: J. McNulty* & L. Widman n

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2018 journal article

Sexual Assertiveness Skills and Sexual Decision-Making in Adolescent Girls: Randomized Controlled Trial of an Online Program

American Journal of Public Health, 108(1), 96–102.

By: L. Widman n, C. Golin n, K. Kamke n, J. Burnette n & M. Prinstein n

Contributors: L. Widman n, C. Golin n, K. Kamke n, J. Burnette n & M. Prinstein n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Assertiveness; Communication; Condoms / statistics & numerical data; Decision Making; Female; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Health Promotion; Humans; Intention; Motivation; Self Efficacy; Sex Education / methods; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Health; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; Social Norms; Socioeconomic Factors; Southeastern United States
TL;DR: This brief online sexual health program can improve short-term outcomes among adolescent girls and offers an exciting new option in the growing array of digital health interventions available to youths. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: March 31, 2023

2018 chapter

Sexual Attitudes

In M. H. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development (pp. 1965–1968).

By: L. Widman & K. Kamke

Ed(s): M. Bornstein

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2018 review

Technology-Based Interventions to Reduce Sexually Transmitted Infections and Unintended Pregnancy Among Youth

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH, 62(6), 651–660.

author keywords: Adolescent sexual health; Sex education; Technology-based interventions; eHealth; mHealth; Digital health; Sexually transmitted diseases; HIV prevention
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Condoms / statistics & numerical data; Contraception Behavior / psychology; Contraception Behavior / statistics & numerical data; Female; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Humans; Male; Pregnancy; Pregnancy, Unplanned; Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic; Safe Sex / psychology; Sexual Abstinence / psychology; Sexual Abstinence / statistics & numerical data; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; Social Media; Young Adult
TL;DR: After 15 years of research on youth-focused technology-based interventions, this meta-analysis demonstrates their promise to improve safer sex behavior and cognitions and adaptation to extend their protective effects over time. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Does the quality of safetalk motivational interviewing counseling predict sexual behavior outcomes among people living with HIV?

Patient Education and Counseling, 100(1), 147–153.

By: C. Grodensky*, C. Golin*, M. Parikh*, R. Ochtera*, C. Kincaid, J. Groves*, L. Widman n, C. Suchindran* ...

Contributors: C. Grodensky*, C. Golin*, M. Parikh*, R. Ochtera*, C. Kincaid, J. Groves*, L. Widman n, C. Suchindran* ...

author keywords: AIDS; HIV; Motivational interviewing; Safer sex; SafeTalk; Counseling; Fidelity; Quality; Coding
MeSH headings : Adult; Counseling / methods; Directive Counseling / methods; Female; Follow-Up Studies; HIV Infections / prevention & control; HIV Infections / psychology; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Humans; Male; Motivation; Motivational Interviewing / methods; Patient Education as Topic; Program Development; Program Evaluation; Risk Reduction Behavior; Risk-Taking; Safe Sex / psychology; Sex Counseling; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Young Adult
TL;DR: Analysis of client ratings showed that clients who rated their sessions higher in counselor acceptance, client disclosure, and relevance reported higher numbers of UAVIs, whereas clients who selected higher ratings for perceived benefit were more likely to have fewer UAVI episodes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 24, 2020

2017 journal article

Feasibility and acceptability of a web-based HIV/STD prevention program for adolescent girls targeting sexual communication skills

HEALTH EDUCATION RESEARCH, 32(4), 343–352.

By: L. Widman n, C. Golin*, K. Kamke n, J. Massey n & M. Prinstein*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Communication; Decision Making; Ethnicity / statistics & numerical data; Feasibility Studies; Female; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Humans; Internet; Sex Education; Sexual Behavior; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control
TL;DR: HEART, a web-based intervention focused on developing sexual assertiveness skills and enhancing sexual decision-making, is a promising method to reach and engage adolescents in sexual health education. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Technology-Based Communication and the Development of Interpersonal Competencies Within Adolescent Romantic Relationships: A Preliminary Investigation

JOURNAL OF RESEARCH ON ADOLESCENCE, 27(2), 471–477.

Contributors: J. Nesi*, L. Widman n, S. Choukas-Bradley* & M. Prinstein*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Courtship / psychology; Female; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Male; Social Media / statistics & numerical data; Social Skills; Surveys and Questionnaires; Text Messaging / statistics & numerical data
TL;DR: Results of cross‐lagged panel models indicated that adolescents who engaged in greater proportions of technology‐based communication with romantic partners reported lower levels of interpersonal competencies one year later, but not vice versa; associations were particularly strong for boys. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Adolescent Susceptibility to Peer Influence in Sexual Situations

JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH, 58(3), 323–329.

By: L. Widman n, S. Choukas-Bradley*, S. Helms* & M. Prinstein*

Contributors: L. Widman n, S. Choukas-Bradley*, S. Helms* & M. Prinstein*

author keywords: Sexual risk taking; Sexual behavior; Peer influence; Social norms; Susceptibility; Adolescence
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Black or African American; Child; Female; Hispanic or Latino; Humans; Internet; Interpersonal Relations; Male; Peer Influence; Risk-Taking; Sex Factors; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Social Media / statistics & numerical data; White People
TL;DR: Boys evidence greater susceptibility to social pressure regarding sexual behavior than girls, and gender was the most robust predictor of this change, with boys significantly more susceptible to peer influence than girls. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Emergency contraception: Sources of information and perceptions of access among young adults

WOMEN & HEALTH, 56(6), 668–679.

By: K. Garrett*, L. Widman n, D. Francis* & S. Noar*

Contributors: K. Garrett*, L. Widman n, D. Francis* & S. Noar*

author keywords: Emergency contraception; health communication; perceived access; post-coital contraception
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Consumer Health Information; Contraception, Postcoital; Contraceptives, Postcoital; Female; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Health Services Accessibility / statistics & numerical data; Humans; Information Dissemination; Information Seeking Behavior; Male; Sex Factors; Southeastern United States; Students / psychology; Surveys and Questionnaires; Universities; Young Adult
TL;DR: Hearing of EC from media, interpersonal, or health education sources was significantly associated with greater perceived access among women and among men, no specific information sources were associated with perceived access. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

PROJECTHEARTFORGIRLS.COM: DEVELOPMENT OF A WEB-BASED HIV/STD PREVENTION PROGRAM FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS EMPHASIZING SEXUAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

AIDS EDUCATION AND PREVENTION, 28(5), 365–377.

By: L. Widman*, C. Golin, S. Noar, J. Massey* & M. Prinstein

Contributors: L. Widman*, C. Golin, S. Noar, J. Massey* & M. Prinstein

MeSH headings : Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Adolescent; Communication; Female; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Humans; Internet; Interviews as Topic; Male; Program Development; Qualitative Research; Safe Sex; Schools; Sex Education; Sexual Behavior; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; User-Computer Interface; Young Adult
TL;DR: The development of ProjectHeartforGirls.com, an interactive web-based program designed to improve sexual communication skills and reduce the risk of HIV/STDs among adolescent girls, a population at heightened risk for negative sexual health outcomes, is described. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Parent-Adolescent Sexual Communication and Adolescent Safer Sex Behavior A Meta-Analysis

JAMA PEDIATRICS, 170(1), 52–61.

By: L. Widman n, S. Choukas-Bradley n, S. Noar n, J. Nesi n & K. Garrett n

Contributors: L. Widman n, S. Choukas-Bradley n, S. Noar n, J. Nesi n & K. Garrett n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior; Adult; Communication; Condoms / statistics & numerical data; Cross-Sectional Studies; Fathers; Female; Humans; Longitudinal Studies; Male; Middle Aged; Mothers; Parent-Child Relations; Safe Sex; Self Report; Sex Factors
TL;DR: Sexual communication with parents, particularly mothers, plays a small protective role in safer sex behavior among adolescents; this protective effect is more pronounced for girls than boys. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Perceptions of a campus-wide condom distribution programme: An exploratory study

Health Education Journal, 75(8), 998–1011.

By: D. Francis*, S. Noar*, L. Widman n, J. Willoughby*, D. Sanchez* & K. Garrett*

Contributors: D. Francis*, S. Noar*, L. Widman n, J. Willoughby*, D. Sanchez* & K. Garrett*

TL;DR: Overall, results indicate that over a short time period, this condom distribution programme was successful in reaching students and providing free condoms. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 22, 2023

2015 journal article

Demographic and developmental differences in the content and sequence of adolescents' ideal romantic relationship behaviors

JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENCE, 45, 112–126.

By: S. Choukas-Bradley*, S. Goldberg*, L. Widman n, B. Reese* & C. Halpern*

Contributors: S. Choukas-Bradley*, S. Goldberg*, L. Widman n, B. Reese* & C. Halpern*

author keywords: Adolescence; Romantic relationships; Sexual behavior; Gender differences; Racial and ethnic differences; Sexual minority youth
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior; Child; Courtship; Demography; Female; Humans; Interviews as Topic; Longitudinal Studies; Male; Qualitative Research; Sexual Behavior; United States; Young Adult
TL;DR: Overall, more similarities than differences emerged across groups, with some notable differences in the percentages who desiredSexual behaviors were more commonly desired compared to sexual behaviors. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Adolescent sexual health communication and condom use: A meta-analysis.

Health Psychology, 33(10), 1113–1124.

By: L. Widman*, S. Noar, S. Choukas-Bradley & D. Francis

Contributors: L. Widman*, S. Noar, S. Choukas-Bradley & D. Francis

author keywords: adolescent sexual health; sexual communication; sexual assertiveness; condom use; safer sex
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Child; Condoms / statistics & numerical data; Female; Health Communication; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Male; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Partners / psychology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; Young Adult
TL;DR: A meta-analysis of research linking adolescents' sexual communication to condom use highlights the urgency of emphasizing communication skills, particularly about condom use, in HIV/STI prevention work for youth. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2020

2014 journal article

Adolescents misperceive and are influenced by high-status peers’ health risk, deviant, and adaptive behavior.

Developmental Psychology, 50(12), 2697–2714.

By: S. Helms*, S. Choukas-Bradley*, L. Widman*, M. Giletta*, G. Cohen* & M. Prinstein*

Contributors: S. Helms*, S. Choukas-Bradley*, L. Widman*, M. Giletta*, G. Cohen* & M. Prinstein*

author keywords: risk behavior; substance use; adolescence; social norms; peer crowds
MeSH headings : Adaptation, Psychological; Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Female; Humans; Male; Multivariate Analysis; Peer Group; Risk-Taking; Self Report; Social Perception
TL;DR: Evidence is offered to suggest that adolescents misperceive high-status peers' risk behaviors, and these misperceptions may predict adolescents' own risk behavior engagement. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2020

2014 journal article

Book Review: APA handbook of sexuality and psychology

Psychology of Women Quarterly, 38(4), 575–576.

By: L. Widman*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2014 journal article

Examining the role of serostatus disclosure on unprotected sex among people living with HIV

AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 28(12), 677–684.

By: S. Przybyla*, C. Golin*, L. Widman*, C. Grodensky*, J. Earp* & C. Suchindran*

Contributors: S. Przybyla*, C. Golin*, L. Widman*, C. Grodensky*, J. Earp* & C. Suchindran*

MeSH headings : Adult; Female; HIV Infections / epidemiology; HIV Infections / prevention & control; HIV Infections / transmission; HIV Seronegativity; HIV Seropositivity / epidemiology; HIV Seropositivity / psychology; Health Surveys; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina / epidemiology; Prevalence; Risk-Taking; Safe Sex; Self Disclosure; Sexual Behavior / statistics & numerical data; Sexual Partners; Socioeconomic Factors; Unsafe Sex / psychology; Unsafe Sex / statistics & numerical data; Young Adult
TL;DR: Disclosure was inversely related to unprotected sex and the relationship between disclosure and UAVI was not moderated by sexual behavior group, and future strategies that aim to increase disclosure to partners may consider focusing on its value as a means by which to reduce sexual risk behavior. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 22, 2023

2014 journal article

Experimentally measured susceptibility to peer influence and adolescent sexual behavior trajectories: A preliminary study.

Developmental Psychology, 50(9), 2221–2227.

By: S. Choukas-Bradley*, M. Giletta*, L. Widman*, G. Cohen* & M. Prinstein*

Contributors: S. Choukas-Bradley*, M. Giletta*, L. Widman*, G. Cohen* & M. Prinstein*

author keywords: adolescence; sexual behavior; peer influence; susceptibility; popularity
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Female; Humans; Internet; Longitudinal Studies; Male; Models, Psychological; Peer Group; Psychological Tests; Psychometrics; Self Report; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Partners; Social Conformity
TL;DR: High perceptions of the number of popular peers' sexual intercourse partners combined with high peer influence susceptibility predicted steeper longitudinal trajectories of adolescents' number of partners. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2020

2014 journal article

Incarceration and unstable housing interact to predict sexual risk behaviours among African American STD clinic patients

International Journal of STD and AIDS, 25(5), 348–354.

By: L. Widman*, S. Noar*, C. Golin*, J. Willoughby* & R. Crosby*

Contributors: L. Widman*, S. Noar*, C. Golin*, J. Willoughby* & R. Crosby*

MeSH headings : Adult; Black or African American / psychology; Female; Follow-Up Studies; HIV Infections / ethnology; HIV Infections / prevention & control; HIV Infections / transmission; Health Status Disparities; Housing; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Prisoners / statistics & numerical data; Risk Factors; Risk-Taking; Sexual Behavior; Sexual Partners; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / ethnology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / transmission; Socioeconomic Factors; United States / epidemiology
TL;DR: Investigating incarceration history and unstable housing as two structural predictors of HIV risk behaviour among 293 African Americans found individuals with a history of incarceration and more unstable housing had more sex partners and more unprotected sex in the past three months than individuals without these structural barriers. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 22, 2023

2014 journal article

Safe Sext: Adolescents' Use of Technology to Communicate About Sexual Health With Dating Partners

Journal of Adolescent Health, 54(5), 612–614.

Contributors: L. Widman*, J. Nesi*, S. Choukas-Bradley* & M. Prinstein*

author keywords: Adolescent sexual communication; Condom use; Technology; E-health
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Communication; Condoms / statistics & numerical data; Female; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Male; Sexual Partners / psychology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; Text Messaging; United States
TL;DR: Results provide novel preliminary evidence regarding adolescents' use of technology to discuss sexual health and demonstrate links between technology-based communication and condom use among sexually active youth. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2020

2014 journal article

Sexual Narcissism and Infidelity in Early Marriage

Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43(7), 1315–1325.

By: J. McNulty* & L. Widman*

Contributors: J. McNulty* & L. Widman*

author keywords: Sexual narcissism; Narcissism; Infidelity; Personality; Marriage
MeSH headings : Adult; Extramarital Relations / psychology; Female; Humans; Longitudinal Studies; Male; Marriage / psychology; Narcissism; Personality; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Partners / psychology; Young Adult
TL;DR: The findings highlight the benefits of using domain-specific measures of sexual narcissism in research on sexual behavior and the Benefits of usingdomain- specific measures of personality more generally. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2020

2013 journal article

Self-Reported Sexual Assault in Convicted Sex Offenders and Community Men

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28(7), 1519–1536.

By: L. Widman*, M. Olson* & R. Bolen*

Contributors: L. Widman*, M. Olson* & R. Bolen*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Criminals / psychology; Fear; Female; Guilt; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Regression Analysis; Self Report; Sex Offenses / psychology; Sex Offenses / statistics & numerical data; United States; Young Adult
TL;DR: An impersonal orientation toward sexual relationships was associated with sexual assault for both sex offenders and community men, and guilt and anger were the most frequent tactics to obtain unwanted sexual activity from their female victims. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 22, 2023

2013 journal article

Sexual Communication Between Early Adolescents and Their Dating Partners, Parents, and Best Friends

The Journal of Sex Research, 51(7), 731–741.

By: L. Widman*, S. Choukas-Bradley*, S. Helms*, C. Golin* & M. Prinstein*

Contributors: L. Widman*, S. Choukas-Bradley*, S. Helms*, C. Golin* & M. Prinstein*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Child; Communication; Condoms / statistics & numerical data; Female; Friends; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Male; Parents; Safe Sex / psychology; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Partners / psychology
TL;DR: Communication with parents and friends—and the interaction between parent and friend communication—was associated with increased communication with dating partners, and among sexually active youth, increased sexual communication with partners was associated with more frequent condom use. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2020

2013 journal article

The Implications of Sexual Narcissism for Sexual and Marital Satisfaction

Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42(6), 1021–1032.

By: J. McNulty* & L. Widman*

Contributors: J. McNulty* & L. Widman*

author keywords: Sexual narcissism; Narcissism; Sexual satisfaction; Personality; Marital satisfaction
MeSH headings : Adult; Empathy; Female; Humans; Male; Marriage / psychology; Narcissism; Personal Satisfaction; Personality; Personality Inventory; Psychometrics; Self Concept; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Partners / psychology
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2020

2013 journal article

When do condom use intentions lead to actions? Examining the role of sexual communication on safer sexual behavior among people living with HIV

Journal of Health Psychology, 18(4), 507–517.

By: L. Widman*, C. Golin & S. Noar

Contributors: L. Widman*, C. Golin & S. Noar

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Communication; Condoms / statistics & numerical data; Confidence Intervals; Female; HIV Long-Term Survivors; Humans; Intention; Male; Middle Aged; Qualitative Research; Safe Sex; Sexual Behavior; Sexual Partners / psychology; Surveys and Questionnaires; Young Adult
TL;DR: Individuals who were high in both condom intentions and safer sex communication engaged in less unprotected sex with all partners and with partners of HIV negative or unknown serostatus over six months of follow-up. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 22, 2023

2012 journal article

Do Safer Sex Self-Efficacy, Attitudes toward Condoms, and HIV Transmission Risk Beliefs Differ among Men who Have Sex with Men, Heterosexual Men, and Women Living with HIV?

AIDS and Behavior, 17(5), 1873–1882.

By: L. Widman*, C. Golin*, C. Grodensky* & C. Suchindran*

Contributors: L. Widman*, C. Golin*, C. Grodensky* & C. Suchindran*

author keywords: HIV transmission risk behavior; Self-efficacy; Safer sex attitudes; Condom attitudes; Sexual behavior
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Attitude to Health; Condoms / statistics & numerical data; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; HIV Infections / prevention & control; HIV Infections / psychology; HIV Infections / transmission; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Heterosexuality / psychology; Homosexuality, Male / psychology; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Patient Education as Topic; Safe Sex / psychology; Self Efficacy; Sex Factors; Unsafe Sex / psychology; Young Adult
TL;DR: HIV prevention programs should tailor materials to different subgroups, as greater self-efficacy predicted less UAVI-AR for MSM and women, whereas more positive condom attitudes—but not self- efficacy—predicted less U AVI- AR for heterosexual men. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 21, 2021

2012 book

Narcissism and Sexuality

In The Handbook of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Theoretical Approaches, Empirical Findings, and Treatments (pp. 351–359).

By: L. Widman* & J. Mcnulty

Contributors: L. Widman* & J. Mcnulty

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 22, 2023

2012 journal article

On the Relationship Between Automatic Attitudes and Self-Reported Sexual Assault in Men

Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42(5), 813–823.

By: L. Widman* & M. Olson*

Contributors: L. Widman* & M. Olson*

author keywords: Rape supportive attitudes; Sexual assault; Attitude-behavior relations; Implicit social cognition
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Attitude; Female; Hostility; Humans; Male; Men / psychology; Self Report; Sex Offenses / psychology; Social Perception; Students; Universities
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 21, 2021

2012 journal article

Serostatus disclosure to sexual partners among people living with HIV: Examining the roles of partner characteristics and stigma

AIDS Care, 25(5), 566–572.

By: S. Przybyla*, C. Golin*, L. Widman*, C. Grodensky*, J. Earp & C. Suchindran*

Contributors: S. Przybyla*, C. Golin*, L. Widman*, C. Grodensky*, J. Earp & C. Suchindran*

author keywords: HIV serostatus disclosure; stigma; gender differences; sexual partners
MeSH headings : Adult; Female; HIV Seropositivity / psychology; Heterosexuality; Homosexuality, Male; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Sexual Partners / psychology; Social Stigma; Truth Disclosure
TL;DR: Interventions to help PLWHA disclose, particularly to serodiscordant casual partners, are needed and will likely benefit from inclusion of stigma reduction components. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2020

2010 journal article

Psychophysiological and neuroendocrine responses to laboratory stressors in women: Implications of menstrual cycle phase and stressor type☆

Biological Psychology, 83(2), 84–92.

By: M. Lustyk*, K. Olson*, W. Gerrish*, A. Holder* & L. Widman*

Contributors: M. Lustyk*, K. Olson*, W. Gerrish*, A. Holder* & L. Widman*

author keywords: Women; Psychophysiology reactivity; Cardiovascular recovery; Neuroendocrine reactivity; State anxiety; Menstrual cycle; PASAT; Cold pressor; Salivary cortisol
MeSH headings : Acoustic Stimulation; Adolescent; Adult; Anxiety Disorders / diagnosis; Anxiety Disorders / psychology; Blood Pressure / physiology; Electrocardiography; Female; Follicular Phase / physiology; Heart Rate / physiology; Humans; Hydrocortisone / analysis; Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System / metabolism; Laboratories; Menstrual Cycle / physiology; Middle Aged; Pituitary-Adrenal System / metabolism; Saliva / chemistry; Stress, Psychological / psychology; Young Adult
TL;DR: Results extend the stressor-specific HPAA hypothesis and have important methodological implications for women's biopsychology research. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2020

2010 chapter

The sexual narcissism scale

In T. D. Fisher, C. M. Davis, W. L. Yarber, & S. L. Davis (Eds.), Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures (3rd ed., pp. 496–497). New York: Routledge.

By: L. Widman & J. McNulty

Ed(s): T. Fisher, C. Davis, W. Yarber & S. Davis

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2023

2009 journal article

Sexual Narcissism and the Perpetration of Sexual Aggression

Archives of Sexual Behavior, 39(4), 926–939.

By: L. Widman* & J. McNulty*

Contributors: L. Widman* & J. McNulty*

author keywords: Sexual narcissism; Narcissistic personality; Rape; Sexual assault
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aggression / psychology; Empathy; Female; Humans; Male; Narcissism; Psychological Tests; Psychometrics; Regression Analysis; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Surveys and Questionnaires; Young Adult
TL;DR: ThatSexual narcissism outperformed global assessments of narcissism to account for variance in sexual aggression suggests that future research may benefit by examining whether sexual narcissism and other sexual-situation-specific measurements of personality can similarly provide a more valid test of the association between personality and otherSexual behaviors and outcomes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 21, 2021

2008 chapter

Specific phobias

In M. Hersen & J. Rosqvist (Eds.), The Handbook of Assessment, Conceptualization, and Treatment (HACT) (Vol. 1, pp. 139–170). New York: John Wiley.

By: D. Hopko, S. Robertson, L. Widman & C. Lejuez

Ed(s): M. Hersen & J. Rosqvist

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2023

2007 journal article

Abuse history and premenstrual symptomatology: Assessing the mediating role of perceived stress

Women and Health, 46(4), 61–80.

By: M. Lustyk*, L. Widman* & L. Becker*

Contributors: M. Lustyk*, L. Widman* & L. Becker*

MeSH headings : Adult; Anxiety / epidemiology; Battered Women / psychology; Battered Women / statistics & numerical data; Comorbidity; Depression / epidemiology; Female; Humans; Mental Health; Premenstrual Syndrome / epidemiology; Premenstrual Syndrome / psychology; Spouse Abuse / psychology; Spouse Abuse / statistics & numerical data; Stress, Psychological / epidemiology; Stress, Psychological / psychology; Students / statistics & numerical data; Surveys and Questionnaires; Women's Health
TL;DR: Overall, women rated PMSR affect symptoms highest, and abused women rated pain and water retention higher than non-abused women, suggesting Abuse affects psychological and physical aspects of women's health. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 22, 2023

2006 journal article

Sexual Communication and Contraceptive Use in Adolescent Dating Couples

Journal of Adolescent Health, 39(6), 893–899.

By: L. Widman*, D. Welsh*, J. McNulty* & K. Little*

Contributors: L. Widman*, D. Welsh*, J. McNulty* & K. Little*

author keywords: adolescents; romantic relationships; sexual communication; contraception; self-silencing
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior; Adult; Communication; Contraception / statistics & numerical data; Contraception Behavior / statistics & numerical data; Courtship; Female; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Humans; Male; Population Surveillance; Surveys and Questionnaires; Tennessee / epidemiology; Verbal Behavior
TL;DR: This is the first known study to address individual and dyadic components of sexual communication using reports from both members of established adolescent dating couples and suggest that open sexual communication between intimate partners is important to sexual decision-making. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2020

2005 journal article

Body image in sexually assaulted women: Does age at time of assault matter?

Family Violence and Sexual Assault Bulletin, 21(2/3), 5–10.

By: L. Widman, M. Lustyk & A. Paschane

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2023

2005 journal article

Kissing is good: A developmental investigation of sexuality in adolescent romantic couples

Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 2(4), 32–41.

By: D. Welsh*, P. Haugen*, L. Widman*, N. Darling & C. Grello*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2004 journal article

Physical activity and quality of life: Assessing the influence of activity frequency, intensity, volume, and motives

Behavioral Medicine, 30(3), 124–131.

By: M. Lustyk*, L. Widman*, A. Paschane* & K. Olson*

Contributors: M. Lustyk*, L. Widman*, A. Paschane* & K. Olson*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Female; Health Status; Humans; Male; Motivation; Motor Activity; Quality of Life; Self Concept; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: High-frequency activity of mild intensity that produces high kcal utilization and is performed to improve health and fitness has the strongest influence on QOL reports. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 22, 2023

2004 journal article

Stress, quality of life and physical activity in women with varying degrees of premenstrual symptomatology

Women and Health, 39(3), 35–44.

By: M. Lustyk*, L. Widman*, A. Paschane* & E. Ecker*

Contributors: M. Lustyk*, L. Widman*, A. Paschane* & E. Ecker*

MeSH headings : Adaptation, Psychological; Adult; Analysis of Variance; Exercise / psychology; Female; Health Behavior; Humans; Life Style; Premenstrual Syndrome / complications; Premenstrual Syndrome / psychology; Quality of Life; Severity of Illness Index; Social Support; Stress, Psychological / etiology; Stress, Psychological / psychology; Surveys and Questionnaires; United States
TL;DR: Results revealed women with high PMS had significantly more stress and poorer QOL than women with low PMS, and a nonlinear relationship suggests that women with the worst symptoms may respond by exercising, while women who exercise often or never do not associate exercise with their symptoms. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 22, 2023

Employment

Updated: April 29th, 2020 20:53

2019 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Associate Professor Psychology

2015 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor Department of Psychology

2010 - 2015

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, US
Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Psychology & School of Public Health

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record. Updated: October 26th, 2020 09:54

grant July 26, 2015 - June 30, 2018
Reducing HIV Risk Among Adolescents
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
grant August 13, 2013 - June 30, 2015
Reducing HIV Risk Among Adolescents
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
grant August 13, 2013 - June 30, 2015
Reducing HIV Risk Among Adolescents
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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