Articles

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Heads, A.M., Glover, A.M., Castillo, L.G., Blozis, S., Kim, S.Y. (In press) Dimensions of ethnic identity as protective factors for substance use and sexual risk behaviors in African American college students, Journal of American College Health.

Thurman, W., Harrison, T. C., Blozis, S. A., Dionne-Vahalik, M., & Mead, S. (2017). Capabilities approach to environmental impact on nursing home resident quality of life. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 10(4), 162-170. doi: 10.3928/19404921-20170621-03

Harring, J. R., & Blozis, S. A. (2016). A note on recurring misconceptions when fitting nonlinear mixed models. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 51(6), 805-817.

Juang, L., Moffitt, U., Kim, S. Y., Lee, R. M., Soto, J. A., Hurley, E., Weisskirch, R. S., Blozis, S. A., Castillo, L, Huynh, Q.-L., & Whitborne, S. K. (2016). Cognitive reappraisal and expressive suppression: Links to racial-ethnic discrimination and adjustment among Latino/a and Asian-heritage college students in the United States. Journal of Adolescence, 53, 21-33. Download the authors’ version: Juang et al 2016 Emotional reg and discrimination_Journal of Adolescence

Eberhardt, M., Deshpande, A., Fike, J., Short, R., Schmidt, K., Blozis, S. A., Walter, M., & Barry, P. (2016). Exploitation of IL-10 signaling pathways: The alternate roles of viral and cellular IL-10 in rhesus cytomegalovirus infection. Journal of Virology, 90(21), 9920-9930.

Blozis, S. A., & Harring, J. R. (2016). On the estimation of nonlinear mixed-effects models and latent curve models for longitudinal data. Structural Equation Modeling, 23(6), 904-920. Download the authors’ versionBlozisHarringSEM2016 (published online on 27 June 2016)

Stuifbergen, A., Blozis, S. A., Becker, H., Harrison, T. & Kullberg, V. (2016). Selected health behaviors moderate the progression of functional limitations in persons with multiple sclerosis: Eleven years of annual follow-up. Disability and Health Journal.

Blozis, S. A., & Harring, J. (2015). Understanding individual-level change through the basis functions of a latent curve model. Sociological Methods and Research.  Download the authors’ version: BlozisHarringSRM2015

Capitanio, J. P., Blozis, S. A., Snarr, J., Steward, A., McCowan, B. J. (2015). Do “birds of a feather flock together” or do “opposites attract”? Behavioral responses and temperament predict success in pairings of rhesus monkeys in a laboratory setting. American Journal of Primatology. 

Villarreal, R., & Blozis, S. A. (2015). The importance of the analytic approach to the multi-group ethnic identity measure in the study of Hispanic media behavior. Journal of Cultural Marketing Strategy

Yap, S. C. Y., Donnellan, M. B., Schwartz, S. J., Zamboanga, B. L., Kim, S. Y., Huynh, Q.-L., Vazsonyi, A. T., Cano, M. A., Hurley, E. A., Whitbourne, S. K., Castillo, L. G., Donovan, R. A., Blozis, S. A., Brown, E. J. (2015). Evaluating the invariance of the Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure across foreign-born, second-generation and later-generation college students in the United States. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Greenwood, D. A.*, Blozis, S. A., Young, H. M., Nesbitt, T. S., & Quinn, C. C. (2015). Overcoming clinical inertia: A randomized clinical trial of a telehealth remote monitoring intervention using paired glucose testing in adults with Type 2 diabetes. Journal of Medical Internet Research17(7), e178. 

McTernan, M.*, & Blozis, S. A. (2015). Longitudinal models for  ordinal data with many zeros and varying numbers of response categories. Structural Equation Modeling, 22(2), 216-226

Martin, M. J., Blozis, S. A., Boeninger, D. K., Masarik, A. S.,* &, Conger, R. D. (2014). The timing of entry into adult roles and changes in trajectories of problem behaviors during the transition to adulthood. Developmental Psychology, 50(11), 2473-2484.

Blozis, S. A., & Villarreal, R. (2014). Analytic approaches to the Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure (MEIM). Applied Psychological Measurement38(7), 577-580. 

Harring, J. R., & Blozis, S. A. (2014). Fitting correlated residual error structures in nonlinear mixed-effects models using SAS PROC NLMIXED. Behavioral Research Methods, 46(2), 372-384.

Xu, S.,* Blozis, S.A., & Vandewater, E.A. (2014). On fitting a multivariate two-part latent growth model. Structural Equation Modeling21(1), 131-148.

Blozis, S. A., Ge, X., Xu, S.*, Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Scaramella, L. V., Leve, L. D., & Reiss, D. (2013). Sensitivity analysis of multiple informant models when data are not missing at random. Structural Equation Modeling, 20(2), 283-298.

Vandeleest, J. J.*, Blozis, S. A., Mendoza, S. P., & Capitanio, J. P. (2013). The effects of birth timing and ambient temperature on the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis in 3–4 month old rhesus monkeys. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(11), 2705-2712.

Herter, K., Wood, V., Blozis, S. A. (2013). The effects of combining dynamic pricing, AC load control, and real-time energy feedback: SMUD’S 2011 Residential Summer Solutions Study. Energy Efficiency.

Kim, J. E.*, Zane, N. W., & Blozis, S. A. (2012). Client predictors of short-term psychotherapy outcomes among Asian and white American outpatients. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68 (12), 1287-1302.

Xu, S.*, & Blozis, S. A. (2011). Sensitivity Analysis of a Mixed Model for Incomplete Longitudinal Data. Journal of Educational & Behavioral Statistics, 36, 237-256.

Stuifbergen, A., Becker, H., Blozis, S. A., & Park, I.* (2010) A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Wellness Intervention for Women with Fibromyalgia Syndrome. Clinical Rehabilitation24, 305-318.

Wang, Y., Blozis, S. A., Ledermann, M., Krieg, A., Landay, A., & Miller, C. J. (2009). The enhanced antibody responses elicited by a CpG adjuvant does not improve the protective effect of an AT-2 inactivated SIV therapeutic AIDS vaccine. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology.

Dubie, R. A., Maksaereekul, S., Shacklett, B. L., Lemongello, D., Cole, K. S., Villinger, F., Blozis, S. A., Luciw, P. A., & Sparger, E. E. Co-immunization with IL-15 enhances cellular immune responses induced by a vif-deleted simian immunodeficiency virus proviral DNA vaccine and confers partial protection against vaginal challenge with SIVmac251. Virology, 386(1), 109-121.

Capitanio, J. P, Abel, K., Mendoza, S. P., Blozis, S. A., McChesney, M. B., Cole, S. W., & Mason, W. A. (2008). Personality and serotonin transporter genotype interact with social context to affect immunity and viral set-point in simian immunodeficiency virus disease. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity22, 676-689. (Epub 2007 Aug 23).

Harrison, T.*, Blozis, S.A., & Stuifbergen, A. (2008). Longitudinal predictors of attitudes toward aging among women with multiple sclerosis. Psychology and Aging23, 823-832.

Stuifbergen, A., Becker, H., Blozis, S.A., Beal, C., & Park, I.* (2008). Conceptualization and development of the Acceptance of Chronic Health Conditions Scale. Issues in Mental Health Nursing29, 101-114.

Villarreal, R., Blozis, S.A., & Jeong, J.J. (2008). Understanding adolescent Hispanic consumers: Advertising and branding implications. Business Journal of Hispanic Research2, 62-74.

Prokosch, M.D.*, Coss, R.G., Scheib, J.E., & Blozis, S.A. (2008). Intelligence and mate choice: Intelligent men are always appealing. Evolution & Human Behavior30, 11-20.

Blozis, S.A., & Cho, Y.I.* (2008). Coding and centering of time in latent curve models in the presence of interindividual time heterogeneity. Structural Equation Modeling15(3), 413-433.

Blozis, S.A., Harring, J.R., & Mels, G. (2008). Using LISREL to fit nonlinear latent curve models.  Structural Equation Modeling15(2), 356-379.

Genescà, M., Li, J., Fritts, L., Chohan, P., Abel, K., Bost, K., Rourke, T., Blozis, S.A., McChesney, M.B., & Miller, C.J. (2007). Depo-Provera abrogates attenuated lentivirus-induced protection in male rhesus macaques challenged intravenously with pathogenic SIVmac239. Journal of Medical Primatology36, 266–275.

Hyde, D.M., Blozis, S.A., Avdalovic, M., Putney, L.F., DeTorre, R., Quesenberry, N., Singh, P., & Tyler, N.K. (2007). Alveoli increase in number but not mean volume from birth to adulthood in rhesus monkeys. American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology293, L570-L579.

Stamps, J., Davis, J. Blozis, S.A., & Boundy-Mills. Genotypic variation in refractory periods and habitat selection by natal dispersers. (2007). Animal Behaviour74, 599-610.

Williams, S. T.*, Conger, K.J., & Blozis, S.A. (2007). Interpersonal aggression: Developmental pathways and contributions from multiple family environments. Child Development78, 1526-1542.

Brown, S.A., Blozis, S.A., Kouzekanani, K., Garcia, A.A., Winchell, M., & Hanis, K.L. (2007). Health Beliefs of Mexican Americans with Type 2 Diabetes: The Starr County Border Health Initiative. The Diabetes Educator33, 300-308.

Blozis, S.A. (2007). A Newton procedure for a conditionally linear mixed-effects model. Behavior Research Methods39, 695-708.

Blozis, S.A., Conger, K.J., & Harring, J.R. (2007). Nonlinear latent curve models for longitudinal data. International Journal of Behavioral Development31, 340-346.

Blozis, S.A., Feldman, B.*, & Conger, R. (2007). Adolescent alcohol use and adult alcohol disorders: A two-part random-effects model with diagnostic outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 88S, S85-S96. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2006.12.008.

Blozis, S.A., & Traxler, M. (2007). Analyzing individual differences in sentence processing performance using multilevel models. Behavior Research Methods39, 31-38.

Blozis, S.A. (2007). On fitting nonlinear latent curve models to multiple variables measured longitudinally. Structural Equation Modeling14(2), 179-201.

Stamps, J. A., & Blozis, S.A. (2006). Effects of natal experience on habitat selection when individuals make choices in groups: A multilevel analysis. Animal Behaviour71, 663-672.

Stuifbergen, A.K., Blozis, S.A., Harrison, T.C.*, & Becker, H.A. (2006). Exercise, functional limitations and quality of life: A longitudinal study of persons with multiple sclerosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation87, 935-943.

Blozis, S.A. (2006). A second-order structured latent curve model for longitudinal data. In K. van Montfort, H. Oud, & A. Satorra (Eds.) Longitudinal models in the behavioural and related sciences (pp 189-214). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Brown, S.A., Blozis, S.A., Kouzekanani, K., Garcia, A.A., Winchell, M., & Hanis, C.L. (2005). Dosage effects of diabetes self-management education for Mexican Americans: The Starr County border health initiative. Diabetes Care28, 527-532.

Traxler, M.J., Williams, R.S., Blozis, S. A., & Morris, R.K. (2005). Working memory, animacy and verb class in the processing of relative clauses. Journal of Memory & Language, 53, 204-224.

Villarreal, R., Blozis, S.A., & Widaman, K. (2005). Factorial invariance of a Pan-Hispanic familism scale. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 27, 409-425.

Blozis, S.A. (2004). Structured latent curve models for the study of change in multivariate repeated measures. Psychological Methods9, 334–353. blozispm2004

Vaughn, S., Linan-Thompson, S., Kouzekanani, K., Bryant, D., Dickson, S., & Blozis, S.A.  (2003). Reading instruction grouping for students with reading difficulties. Remedial and Special Education24, 301-315.

Stuifbergen, A.K., Becker, H., Blozis, S.A. Timmerman, G., & Kullberg, V. (2003). A randomized clinical trial of a wellness intervention for women with multiple sclerosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation84, 467-476.

Segal, N.L., Sussman, L.J., Marelich, W.D., Mearns, J., & Blozis, S.A. (2002). Monozygotic and dizygotic twins’ retrospective and current bereavement-related behaviors: An evolutionary perspective. Twin Research, 5, 188-195.  

Segal, N.L., & Blozis, S.A. (2002). Psychobiological and evolutionary perspectives on coping and health characteristics following loss: A twin study. Twin Research, 5, 175-187.  

Guthmann, D., & Blozis, S.A. (2001). Unique issues faced by deaf individuals entering substance abuse treatment and following discharge.  American Annals of Deafness, 146, 294-304.

Gottlieb, N.H., Guo, J.L.*, Blozis, S.A., & Huang, P.P. (2001). Individual and contextual factors related to family practice residents’ assessment and counseling for tobacco cessation.  The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice, 14, 343-351.

Gottlieb, N., Huang, Blozis, S.A., Guo, J.L.*, & Murphy-Smith, M. (2001). The impact of Put Prevention into Practice on selected clinical preventive services in five Texas sites. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 21, 35-40.

Dodgson, J., Garwick, A., Blozis, S.A., Patterson, J., Bennett, F., & Blum, R. (2000).

Dodgson, J., Garwick, A., Blozis, S.A., Patterson, J., Bennett, F., & Blum, R. Uncertainty in childhood chronic conditions and family distress in families of young children. Journal of Family Nursing, 6, 252-266. Journal of Family Nursing, 6, 252-266.

Scal, P., Evans, T., Blozis, S.A., Okinow, N., & Blum, R. (1999). Trends in transition from pediatric to adult health care services for young adults with chronic conditions.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 24, 259-264.

Blozis, S.A., & Cudeck, R. (1999). Conditionally linear mixed-effects models with latent variable covariates.  Journal of Educational & Behavioral Statistics, 24, 245-270.