Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Stephanie Trea Lanza, PhD

Stephanie Trea Lanza, PhD

Professor, Biobehavioral Health
Interim Director, Consortium to Combat Substance Abuse
Director and C. Eugene Bennett Chair in Prevention Research, Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center (PRC)
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
sxl194@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Alcohols
  • Latent Class Analysis
  • Child
  • Drinking
  • Marijuana Use
  • Cannabis
  • Young Adult
  • Tobacco Products
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Parenting
  • Students
  • Sexual Behavior

Recent Publications

2022

Hochgraf, AK, Fosco, GM & Lanza, ST 2022, 'Age-Varying Associations Between Attempts to Lose Weight and Nicotine Vaping Across Adolescence: Results From a Nationally Representative Sample', Journal of Adolescent Health. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.10.009
Stull, SW, Bertz, JW, Epstein, DH, Bray, BC & Lanza, ST 2022, 'Anhedonia and Substance Use Disorders by Type, Severity, and With Mental Health Disorders', Journal of Addiction Medicine, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. E150-E156. https://doi.org/10.1097/ADM.0000000000000891
Cloutier, RM, Calhoun, BH, Lanza, ST & Linden-Carmichael, AN 2022, 'Assessing subjective cannabis effects in daily life with contemporary young adult language', Drug and alcohol dependence, vol. 230, 109205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.109205
Lanza, ST, Whetzel, CA, Linden-Carmichael, AN & Newschaffer, CJ 2022, 'Change in college student health and wellbeing profiles as a function of the COVID-19 pandemic', PloS one, vol. 17, no. 5 May, e0267724. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0267724
Bray, BC, Layland, EK, Stull, SW, Vasilenko, S & Lanza, ST 2022, 'Estimating the Effects of a Complex, Multidimensional Moderator: An Example of Latent Class Moderation to Examine Differential Intervention Effects of Substance Use Services', Prevention Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-022-01448-3
Stull, SW, Linden-Carmichael, AN, Cloutier, RM, Bonny, AE & Lanza, ST 2022, 'Flexibly modeling age trends in the prevalence of co-occurring patterns of substance use and mental health disorders using time-varying effects and latent class analysis', American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 293-301. https://doi.org/10.1080/00952990.2021.2016786
Qian, T, Walton, AE, Collins, LM, Klasnja, P, Lanza, ST, Nahum-Shani, I, Rabbi, M, Russell, MA, Walton, MA, Yoo, H & Murphy, SA 2022, 'The Microrandomized Trial for Developing Digital Interventions: Experimental Design and Data Analysis Considerations', Psychological Methods, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 874-894. https://doi.org/10.1037/met0000283
Kunchay, S, Linden-Carmichael, AN, Lanza, ST & Abdullah, S 2022, 'Understanding Design Approaches and Evaluation Methods in mHealth Apps Targeting Substance Use: Protocol for a Systematic Review', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 11, no. 7, e35749. https://doi.org/10.2196/35749
Lanza, ST, Sokolovsky, AW, Linden-Carmichael, AN, White, HR & Jackson, KM 2022, 'Understanding Heterogeneity Among Simultaneous Alcohol and Marijuana Users: Latent Classes Derived From Daily Diary Data', Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs, vol. 83, no. 3, pp. 358-363. https://doi.org/10.15288/jsad.2022.83.358
Stull, SW, Mogle, J, Bertz, JW, Burgess-Hull, AJ, Panlilio, LV, Lanza, ST, Preston, KL & Epstein, DH 2022, 'Variability in Intensively Assessed Mood: Systematic Sources and Factor Structure in Outpatients With Opioid Use Disorder', Psychological Assessment, vol. 34, no. 10, pp. 966-977. https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0001160

2021

Linden-Carmichael, AN, Hochgraf, AK, Cloutier, RM, Stull, SW & Lanza, ST 2021, 'Associations between simultaneous alcohol and cannabis use and next-day negative affect among young adults: The role of sex and trait anxiety', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 123, 107082. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107082
The Family Life Project Key Investigators 2021, 'Attachment quality assessed from children’s family drawings links to child conduct problems and callous-unemotional behaviors', Attachment and Human Development, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 239-256. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616734.2020.1714676
Panlilio, LV, Stull, SW, Bertz, JW, Burgess-Hull, AJ, Lanza, ST, Curtis, BL, Phillips, KA, Epstein, DH & Preston, KL 2021, 'Beyond abstinence and relapse II: momentary relationships between stress, craving, and lapse within clusters of patients with similar patterns of drug use', Psychopharmacology, vol. 238, no. 6, pp. 1513-1529. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-021-05782-2
Gopalan, M, Linden-Carmichael, A & Lanza, S 2022, 'College Students’ Sense of Belonging and Mental Health Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic', Journal of Adolescent Health, vol. 70, no. 2, pp. 228-233. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.10.010
Jones, DR, Allen, HK, Lanza, ST & Graham-Engeland, JE 2021, 'Daily associations between affect and alcohol use among adults: The importance of affective arousal', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 112, 106623. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106623
Hochgraf, AK, Fosco, GM, Lanza, ST & McHale, SM 2021, 'Developmental Timing of Parent–Youth Intimacy as a Protective Factor for Adolescent Adjustment Problems', Journal of Family Psychology, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 916-926. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000864
Linden-Carmichael, AN, Van Doren, N, Bray, BC, Jackson, KM & Lanza, ST 2022, 'Stress and Affect as Daily Risk Factors for Substance Use Patterns: an Application of Latent Class Analysis for Daily Diary Data', Prevention Science, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 598-607. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-021-01305-9
Hochgraf, AK, Lanza, ST, Fosco, GM & McHale, SM 2021, 'The developmental course of the link between weight concerns and cigarette use across adolescence: Differences by gender', International Journal of Eating Disorders, vol. 54, no. 10, pp. 1793-1799. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.23586

2020

Russell, MA, Linden-Carmichael, AN, Lanza, ST, Fair, EV, Sher, KJ & Piasecki, TM 2020, 'Affect Relative to Day-Level Drinking Initiation: Analyzing Ecological Momentary Assessment Data With Multilevel Spline Modeling', Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000550
Bhuiyan, N, Linden-Carmichael, AN, Lanza, ST, Schmitz, KH & Mama, SK 2021, 'Age-varying associations between physical activity and psychological outcomes among rural cancer survivors', Journal of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 484-491. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-020-00187-6
Linden-Carmichael, AN, Allen, HK, Masters, LD, Ansell, EB & Lanza, ST 2021, 'Age-varying trends in alcohol and cannabis co-occurring use: Implications for prescription drug misuse', American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 209-219. https://doi.org/10.1080/00952990.2020.1831003
Bekiroglu, K, Russell, MA, Lagoa, C, Su, R, Sznaier, M, Lanza, ST & Odgers, CL 2021, 'Continuous-time model identification: application on a behavioural (miLife) study', International Journal of Control, vol. 94, no. 9, pp. 2318-2329. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207179.2019.1706101
Mak, HW, Fosco, GM & Lanza, ST 2021, 'Dynamic Associations of Parent–Adolescent Closeness and Friend Support With Adolescent Depressive Symptoms Across Ages 12–19', Journal of Research on Adolescence, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 299-316. https://doi.org/10.1111/jora.12597
The Family Life Project Key Investigators 2020, 'Mothers' and Fathers' Mental State Talk: Ethnicity, Partner Talk, and Sensitivity', Journal of Marriage and Family, vol. 82, no. 5, pp. 1696-1716. https://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12675
Dziak, JJ, Coffman, DL, Lanza, ST, Li, R & Jermiin, LS 2020, 'Sensitivity and specificity of information criteria', Briefings in bioinformatics, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 553-565. https://doi.org/10.1093/bib/bbz016
Linden-Carmichael, AN, Van Doren, N, Masters, LD & Lanza, ST 2020, 'Simultaneous Alcohol and Marijuana Use in Daily Life: Implications for Level of Use, Subjective Intoxication, and Positive and Negative Consequences', Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000556
Conroy, DE, Yang, CH, Lanza, ST, Smyth, JM & Lagoa, CM 2020, 'Temporal dynamics of treatment receipt in a text message intervention for physical activity: Single-group, within-person trial', JMIR mHealth and uHealth, vol. 8, no. 4, e14270. https://doi.org/10.2196/14270
Linden-Carmichael, AN, Allen, HK & Lanza, ST 2021, 'The Language of Subjective Alcohol Effects: Do Young Adults Vary in Their Feelings of Intoxication?', Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 670-678. https://doi.org/10.1037/pha0000416
Linden-Carmichael, AN, Allen, HK & Lanza, ST 2021, 'The socio-environmental context of simultaneous alcohol and marijuana use among young adults: Examining day-level associations', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 647-657. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13213
Linden-Carmichael, AN, Masters, LD & Lanza, ST 2020, '“Buzzwords”: Crowd-sourcing and quantifying U.S. young adult terminology for subjective effects of alcohol and marijuana use.', Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 632-637. https://doi.org/10.1037/pha0000344

2019

Bray, BC, Dziak, JJ & Lanza, ST 2019, 'Age trends in alcohol use behavior patterns among U.S. adults ages 18–65', Drug and alcohol dependence, vol. 205, 107689. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.107689
Mak, HW, Russell, MA, Lanza, ST, Feinberg, ME & Fosco, GM 2019, 'Age-Varying Associations of Parental Knowledge and Antisocial Peer Behavior With Adolescent Substance Use', Developmental psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000866
Linden-Carmichael, AN, Dziak, JJ & Lanza, ST 2019, 'Dynamic features of problematic drinking: Alcohol use disorder latent classes across ages 18-64', Alcohol and Alcoholism, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 97-103. https://doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agy074
Linden-Carmichael, AN, Russell, MA & Lanza, ST 2019, 'Flexibly modeling alcohol use disorder risk: How many drinks should we count?', Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 50-57. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000431
Zvara, BJ, Mills-Koonce, R, Feagans, LV, Cox, M, Blair, C, Burchinal, P, Burton, L, Crnic, K, Crouter, A, Garrett-Peters, P, Greenberg, M, Lanza, S, Werner, E & Willoughby, M 2021, 'Intimate Partner Violence, Parenting, and Children’s Representations of Caregivers', Journal of Interpersonal Violence, vol. 36, no. 21-22, pp. NP11756-NP11779. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260519888527
Family Life Project Key Investigators 2019, 'Parenting and Cortisol in Infancy Interactively Predict Conduct Problems and Callous–Unemotional Behaviors in Childhood', Child development, vol. 90, no. 1, pp. 279-297. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12900
Rice, CE, Fish, JN, Russell, ST & Lanza, ST 2021, 'Sexual Minority-related Discrimination across the Life Course: Findings from a National Sample of Adults in the United States', Journal of Homosexuality, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 252-268. https://doi.org/10.1080/00918369.2019.1648083
Rice, CE, Vasilenko, SA, Fish, JN & Lanza, ST 2019, 'Sexual minority health disparities: an examination of age-related trends across adulthood in a national cross-sectional sample', Annals of Epidemiology, vol. 31, pp. 20-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2019.01.001
Patrick, ME, Terry-McElrath, YM, Lanza, ST, Jager, J, Schulenberg, JE & O'Malley, PM 2019, 'Shifting Age of Peak Binge Drinking Prevalence: Historical Changes in Normative Trajectories Among Young Adults Aged 18 to 30', Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 287-298. https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.13933
Newman, MG, Shin, KE & Lanza, ST 2019, 'Time-varying moderation of treatment outcomes by illness duration and comorbid depression in generalized anxiety disorder', Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, vol. 87, no. 3, pp. 282-293. https://doi.org/10.1037/ccp0000385
Zawadzki, MJ, Scott, SB, Almeida, DM, Lanza, ST, Conroy, DE, Sliwinski, MJ, Kim, J, Marcusson-Clavertz, D, Stawski, RS, Green, PM, Sciamanna, CN, Johnson, JA & Smyth, JM 2019, 'Understanding stress reports in daily life: a coordinated analysis of factors associated with the frequency of reporting stress', Journal of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 545-560. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-018-00008-x

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