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GRANTS

 Increasing at-risk psychology major retention by focusing on skills development in the undergraduate curriculum.  Building the Four-Year Commitment, Lilly Endowment Departmental Retention Initiatives, Ball State University.  Gaither, G.A. Principal Investigator (2003).  Direct costs:  $13,113.  (funded)

 Development of a multidimensional assessment of studentsí knowledge, skills, attitudes, and experiences.  Ball State University Office of Academic Assessment and Institutional Research Summer Assessment Grant.  Clements, R., Gaither, G.A., and Narter, D., Principal Investigators (2002).  Direct costs:  $3,300. (funded).

 Psychology major skills assessment and digital behavioral observation pilot training.  iCommunication Summer Faculty Fellowship. Gaither, G.A., Principal Investigator.  Submitted 3/1/02.  Direct costs:  $16,037 (not funded).

 Development of Choice Reaction Time and Viewing Time procedures for the assessment of sexual interests.  Ball State University Internal New Faculty Research Grant Program.  Gaither, G.A., Principal Investigator (2002).  Direct costs:  $1,910 (funded).

 The reliability and validity of three new measures of male sexual preferences. The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Student Research Grant. Gaither, G.A., Principal Investigator  (1999).  Direct Costs: $750.00 (funded).

 Measurement and detection of male and female sexual arousal utilizing a secondary task procedure.  National Science Foundation (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR; Grant Number 4856-2001-490).  Plaud, J.J., Principal Investigator (1996). Gaither, G.A., Co-Principal Investigator.  Direct Costs: $12,000 (funded).

 Experimental analysis of factors affecting the validity of penile plethysmography.  The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Student Research Grant. Gaither, G.A., Principal Investigator  (1995).  Direct Costs: $500.00 (funded).

 

 

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PUBLICATIONS

In Press

Gaither, G.A. (in press). Review of the book Child Abuse and the Catholic Church: Understanding the Issues (2nd Ed.).  Journal of Trauma Practice.

Meier, B.P., Robinson, M.D., Gaither, G.A., Heinert, N.J. (in press). A secret attraction or a secret loathing? Homophobia, defense, and implicit cognition. Journal of Research in Personality.

Messineo, M.J., Gaither, G.A., Bott, J., & Ritchey, K. (2005).  Inexperienced versus experienced studentsí expectations for active learning in large classes.  College Teaching.

 

2005

Gaither, G.A., & Butler, D.L. (2005). Skill development in the Psychology major:  What do undergraduate students expect? College Student Journal, 39, 540-552.

Sansone, R.A., Barclay, J., & Gaither, G.A. (2005).  Assault histories among psychiatric inpatients with Borderline Personality: A pilot study. Traumatology, 11, 65-68.

Sansone, R.A., Gaither, G.A., Songer, D.A., & Allen, J.L. (2005).  Multiple psychiatric diagnoses and self-harm behavior. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 9, 41-44. 

 

2004

Sansone, R.A., Gaither, G.A., & Rytwinski, D. (2004a).  Anxiety diagnoses and their relationship to the number of prescribed psychotropic medications. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 26, 189-98.

Sansone, R.A., Gaither, G.A., & Rytwinski, D. (2004b).  Major Depression vs. Dysthymia: Comorbid psychiatric disorders, psychotropic medication patterns, and psychotherapy sessions.  International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 8, 61-63.

Sansone, R.A., Hendricks, C.M., Gaither, G.A., & Reddington. (2004). The prevalence of anxiety symptoms among a sample of outpatients in an internal medicine clinic: A pilot study. Depression & Anxiety, 19, 133-136.

Sansone, R.A., McDonald, S., Hanley, P., Sellbom, M., & Gaither, G.A. (2004).  The stipulations of one institutional review board:  A five-year review. Journal of Medical Ethics, 30, 308-310. 

Sansone, R.A., Sansone, L.A., & Gaither, G.A. (2004a).  Diabetes management and borderline personality symptomatology: A pilot study.  General Hospital Psychiatry, 26, 164-165.

Sansone, R.A., Sansone, L.A., & Gaither, G.A. (2004b).  Multiple types of childhood trauma and borderline personality symptomatology among a sample of diabetic patients.  Traumatology, 10, 257-265.

Sansone, R.A., Sansone, L.A., Gaither, G.A., & Morris, J.L. (2004). Patient attitudes toward weight gain with medications. General Hospital Psychiatry, 26, 487-489.

 

2003

Gaither, G.A. & Sellbom, M. (2003).  The Sexual Sensation Seeking Scale:  Reliability and validity within a heterosexual college student sample.  Journal of Personality Assessment, 81, 157-167.

Gaither, G.A., Sellbom, M., & Meier, B.P. (2003).  The effect of stimulus content on volunteering for sexual interest research among college students. The Journal of Sex Research, 40, 240-248.

Sansone, R.A., Dunn, M., Whorley, M., & Gaither, G.A. (2003).  The acceptability of psychotropic vs. other medications among a small urban primary care sample. General Hospital Psychiatry, 25, 492-494.

Sansone, R.A., Rytwinski, D., & Gaither, G.A. (2003).  Borderline personality and psychotropic medication prescription in an outpatient psychiatry clinic. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 44, 454-458.

VonMatthiessen, P.W., Sansone, R.A., Meier, B., Gaither, G.A., & Shrader, J. (2003).  Zoonotic diseases and at-risk patients:  A survey of Veterinarians and Physicians. AIDS, 17, 1404-1406.

 

2002

Gaither, G.A. (2002).  Pedophilia as a sexual orientation?  Archives of Sexual Behavior, 31, 485-486.

Sansone, R.A., Gaither, G.A., & Barclay, J. (2002a).  Childhood trauma and somatic preoccupation in adulthood among a sample of psychiatric inpatients.  Psychosomatics, 43, 86.

Sansone, R.A., Gaither, G.A., & Barclay, J. (2002b).  Perceived quality of childhood caretaking among psychiatric inpatients and its relationship to Borderline Personality and self-harm behavior.  Child Abuse & Neglect, 26, 1201-1203 .

Sansone R.A., Gaither, G.A., & Songer, D.A. (2002a).  The relationships among childhood abuse, borderline personality, and self-harm behavior in psychiatric inpatients.  Violence and Victims, 117, 49-55.

Sansone, R.A., Gaither, G.A., & Songer, D.A. (2002b).  Self-harm behaviors across the life cycle: A pilot study of Inpatients with Borderline Personality Disorder.  Comprehensive Psychiatry, 43, 215-218.

Sansone, R.A., Taylor, S., & Gaither, G.A. (2002). Patient assaults on psychiatry residents: Results of a national survey.  Traumatology, 8, 211-214.

 

2001

Sansone, R.A., Gaither, G.A., & Sansone, L.A. (2001).  Childhood trauma and adult somatic preoccupation by body area among women in an internal medicine setting:  A pilot study. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 31,147-154.

Sansone R.A., Gaither, G.A., & Songer, D.A. (2001a).  Reporting of weight history: Sexually abused versus nonabused males. Eating Behaviors, 2, 85-86.

Sansone,  R.A., Gaither, G.A., & Songer,  D.A. (2001b).  Self-harm behaviors and mental healthcare utilization among sexually abused males: A pilot study.   General Hospital Psychiatry, 23, 97-98.

Sansone, R.A., Songer, D.A., & Gaither, G.A. (2001). Diagnostic approaches to Borderline Personality Disorder and their relationship to self-harm behavior.   International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 5, 273-277.

 

2000

Sansone, R.A., Gaither, G.A., & Righter, E.L. (2000). Prescription diversion among patients in a family practice clinic.  Archives of Family Medicine, 9, 587.

Sansone, R.A., Songer, D.A., & Gaither, G.A. (2000). Medically self-harming behavior and its relationship to borderline personality among psychiatric inpatients.  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 188, 384-386.

 

1999

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., Hegstad, H., Rowan, L., & Devitt, M.K. (1999). Volunteer bias in human psychophysiological sexual arousal research:  To whom do our research results apply?  Journal of Sex Research, 36, 171-179.

 

1998

Gaither, G.A., Rosenkranz, R.R., & Plaud, J.J. (1998).  Sexual disorders.   In J.J. Plaud & G.H. Eifert (Eds.), From behavior theory to behavior therapy.  Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., & Weller, L.A. (1998).  Gender differences in the sexual rating of words.  Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 24, 13-19.

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., Franklin, M.D., Weller, L.A., & Barth, J. (1998).  The effects of sexually explicit words on stimulus class formation.  The Psychological Record, 48, 63-79.

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., Weller, L.A., Bigwood, S.J., Barth, J., & Franklin, M. (1998). Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy and the formation of stimulus equivalence classes.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 54, 597-610.

 

1997

Gaither, G.A., & Plaud, J.J.  (1997).  The effects of secondary stimulus characteristics on menís sexual arousal.  Journal of Sex Research, 34, 231-236.

Plaud, J.J., & Gaither, G.A. (1997). A clinical investigation the possible effects of long-term habituation of sexual arousal in assisted covert sensitization.  Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 28, 281‑290.

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., & Lawrence, J.B.  (1997).  Operant schedule transformations and human behavioral momentum.  Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 28, 169-179.

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., Amato-Henderson, S., & Devitt, M.K.  (1997).  The long-term habituation of sexual arousal in human males: A crossover design.  The Psychological Record, 47, 385-398.

 

1996

Gaither, G.A., Rosenkranz, R.R., Amato-Henderson, S., Plaud, J.J., & Bigwood, S.J. (1996).  The effects of condom presence in sexually explicit narratives on male sexual arousal.  Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 22, 103-109.

Plaud, J.J., & Gaither, G.A. (1996). Behavioral momentum: Implications and development from reinforcement theories. Behavior Modification, 20(2), 183-201.

Plaud, J.J., & Gaither, G.A.  (1996).  Human behavioral momentum: Implications for behavior analysis and therapy.  Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 27, 139-148.

 

1995

Rosenkranz, R.R., Gaither, G.A., & Plaud, J.J. (1995). A critical analysis of paradigmatic behaviorism versus radical behaviorism. The Naturalist, 2(1), 22-28.

 

UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS

Gaither, G.A., Elliott, K.P., Carr, F., & Sansone, R.A. (2004). The Bradford Somatic Inventory as a potential screening measure of college student psychological distress. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Gaither, G.A., Littleford, L.Nguyen, & Ho, T. (2003).  Reflections on developing teaching portfolios: A self-enhanced teaching tool.  Manuscript submitted for publication.

Gaither, G.A., & Sellbom, M. (2002).  Is Choice Reaction Time a valid method for assessing sexual interests? Manuscript submitted for publication.

Gaither, G.A. & Vallano, J. P. (2005).  Development of skill sets representative of five APA Undergraduate psychology major learning outcomes.  Manuscript submitted for publication.

Sandstead, H.H., Penland, J.G., Prasad, A.S., Egger, N.G., Alcock, N.W., Carroll, R.M., Beck, F.W.J., Kaplan, J., Dayal, H.H., Gaither, G.A., Arambula, M.C., Milan, A., Zavaleta, A.N., Rocco, C.D., & Plotkin, R.A. (2002).  Zinc and iron nutriture of Mexican-American children:  Effects of treatment with zinc, iron, and other micronutrients.  Manuscript submitted for publication.

Sansone, R.A., Matheson, G., Gaither, G.A., & Logan, N. (2006).  Concerns about career stigma by military parents of children with psychiatric illness.  Manuscript submitted for publication.

 

 

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PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Accepted for Presentation

Gaither, G.A., & Baggett, L.R. (2006, November). Incorporating active learning into undergraduate sexuality courses: Challenges, methods, and outcome assessment.  Workshop to be presented at the 47th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Gaither, G.A., Wix, R.A., & Baggett, L.R. (2006, November). Gender differences in exclusive sexual interests using modified Kinsey sexual orientation items.  Paper to be presented at the 47th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Zbacnik, J.A., Gaither, G.A., Wix, R.A., & Clark, S.D. (2006, November). Development of fantasy and erotica use measures for use with nonoffender college student samples.  Paper to be presented at the 47th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

2006

Gaither, G.A., & Miller, K.A. (2006, May). Using an advising center and an Orientation to the Major course to make advising more accessible and increase student retention.  Poster presented at the CUPP Creative Department or Program Poster Session at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Gaither, G.A., & Vallano, J. (2006, May). Development of undergraduate psychology major learning goal skill sets. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Skow, C.W., Wix, R.A., & Gaither, G.A., (2006, May).  Medication side effect concerns and somatic symptom preoccupation. Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Wix, R.A., Skow, C.W., & Gaither, G.A. (2006, May). Gender differences in undergraduate student medication side effect concerns. Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual conference, Chicago, IL.

 

2005

Ahmadi, R., Concepcion, D., Cruz, G., Gaither, G.A., Hahn, D., Kotecki, J., Magrath, W., Ranieri, P., & Sen, A. (2005, October).  Exploring the novice-expert relationship in core curriculum and early major courses.  Panel presentation at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Gaither, G.A. (2005, October). Effects of a required Orientation to the Major course on student retention and perceived career development. Poster presented at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Gaither, G.A. (2005, March).  Gender differences in sexual interest specificity: Results from viewing time and choice reaction time research.  Invited paper presentation as part of the Kinsey Institute Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Bloomington, IN.

Gaither, G.A. & Bodkins, M. (2005, May).  Construct validity of the Body Image Self-Consciousness Scale: Relationships with body image and sexuality measures.  Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Gaither, G.A. & Hawkins, A. (2005, May). Pre-post course assessment of a required orientation to the major course. Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Gaither, G.A., Hedin, E., Brown, M.P., Shoemaker, R., & Betz, C. (2005, March). Observing colleagues outside oneís department: A method for creating dialogue to enhance teaching and learning in large classes. Panel discussion presented at the 7th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference, Ball State University.

Gaither, G.A. & Vallano, J. (2005, March).  Incorporating skill development in departmental outcome assessment. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference, Ball State University.

Gaither, G.A., Messineo, M.J., Bott, J., & Ritchey, K. (2005, October). Studentsí expectations for large classes: Implications for efficient active learning experiences.  Paper presented at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Hawkins, A.R., Gaither, G.A., Logan, N.G., & Howe, B.M. (2005, November).  Context effects on female college studentsí responses to sexuality and other sensitive measures.  Paper presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Midcontinent Regional Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Howe, B.M., Hawkins, A.R., Gaither, G.A., & Logan, N.G. (2005, November).  Adherence to traditional sexual double standards:  Effects on sexual behaviors and attitudes in female college students.  Paper presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Midcontinent Regional Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Logan, N.G., Gaither, G.A., Hawkins, A.R., & Howe, B.M. (2005, November).  Psychometric properties of the Sexual Aversion Scale. Paper presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Midcontinent Regional Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Messineo, M.J., Gaither, G.A., Rufatto, R.R., & Atherton, L.J. (2005, March). Reflecting on the use of student survey data to increase classroom productivity in large classes. Panel discussion presented at the 7th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference, Ball State University.

Perkins, D.V., Gaither, G.A., Miller, K.A., Hicks, S.J., & Snyder, C.L. (2005, March).  New settings that improve the productivity of psychology majors.  Panel discussion presented at the 7th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference, Ball State University.

 

2004

Allen, J.L., & Gaither, G.A. (2004, March).  Consistency of the Borderline diagnosis at admission vs. discharge among psychiatric inpatients.  Poster presented at the 9th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Gaither, G.A. (2004, November). Test-retest reliability and discriminant validity of Choice Reaction Time and Viewing Time as measures of sexual interest.  Paper presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Orlando, FL.

Hawkins, A.R., & Gaither, G.A. (2004, June, March).  Gender differences in the propensities for sexual inhibition and sexual excitation.  Paper presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Midcontinent Regional Annual Conference, Madison, WI and poster presented at the 9th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Price, A., & Gaither, G.A. (2004, April).  What did you just say?!  A ranking of offensive genitalia words.  Poster presented at the 12th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

 

2003

Bodkins, M., & Gaither, G.A. (2003, November).  Psychometric properties of the Body Image Self-Consciousness Scale.  Paper presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, San Antonio, TX.

Bodkins, M., & Gaither, G.A. (2003, July).  Effects of body image on Choice Reaction Time as an assessment of sexual interest. Poster presented at the Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research, Bloomington, IN.

Gaither, G.A. (2003, July).  Can we predict which college students will experience negative affect when viewing nude images in the lab?  Poster presented at the Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research, Bloomington, IN.

Gaither, G.A., Allen, J.L., & Truelove, R.S. (2003, November).  The development of Choice Reaction Time and Viewing Time as measures of sexual interest Poster presented at Ball State Universityís Focus on Excellence, Muncie, IN.

Gaither, G.A. & Miller, S.N. (2003, July).  Predicting sexual risk-taking among heterosexual college students using a single item from the Sexual Sensation Seeking Scale. Poster presented at the Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research, Bloomington, IN.

Gaither, G.A., Shideler, T., Sellbom, M., & Miller, S.N. (2003, November).  What did you just say?  The effects of sexuality-related characteristics and behaviors on perceptions of words.  Paper presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, San Antonio, TX.

Miller, S.N. & Gaither, G.A. (2003, July).  Demographic, personality, and sexuality predictors of condom use among heterosexual college students: A multivariate analysis.  Poster presented at the Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research, Bloomington, IN.

Morris, J.L., Lothrop, J., & Gaither, G.A. (2003, April).  Frequencies of medication side effect concerns in a college student sample. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Whorley, M. R., Gaither, G. A., & Sansone, R. A. (2003, April).  Comparison of medication acceptability by medication type, sex, and race in an urban medical setting.  Poster presented at the 11th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Wiesner, K. & Gaither, G.A. (2003, April). Skills-based approach to teaching Applied Behavior Analysis. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Williams, K., Smith, A.M., & Gaither, G.A. (2003, July).  Contextual and gender effects on the number and types of words college students use for male and female genitalia.  Poster  presented at the Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research, Bloomington, IN.

 

2002

Gaither, G.A. (2002, June).  Construct validity of the Sexual Sensation Seeking Scale.  Paper presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Midcontinent Regional Annual Conference, Big Rapids, MI.

Gaither, G.A., & Sellbom, M. (2002, November).  Classifying sexual interests using Choice Reaction Time and Viewing Time measures. Paper presented at the 44th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Montreal, Canada.

Sansone, R.A.3, Gaither, G.A., & Manick, L.1 (2002, April). Borderline Personality Disorder Comorbidity Study. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

 

2001

Gaither, G. A. (2001, November).  Choice reaction time, viewing time, and reaction time to a secondary task as measures of male sexual interest.  Poster presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.

Gaither, G.A., Meier, B.P., Sellbom, M., & Janssen, E. (2001, November).  The penis as an eliciting stimulus for sexual inhibition:  Partial support for a dual control model of sexual arousal.  Poster presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.

Meier, B. P.1, Sansone, R. A.3, Gaither, G. A., & Hart, B. S.2 (2001, March).  The prevalence of Borderline Personality Disorder among a chronic pain population.  Poster presented at the 6th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University, Munice, IN.

Meier, B. P.1, Sansone, R. A.3, & Gaither, G. A. (2001, April).  Pret-treatment ECGs and the prescription of Tricyclic Antidepressants in primary care.  Poster presented at the 9th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Record, A.2, & Gaither, G. A. (2001, March). Attitudes toward mental illness among direct care service providers in a community mental health setting.  Poster presented at the 6th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University, Munice, IN.

Sellbom, M. 1, Gaither, G.A., & Meier, B.P. 1 (2001, November).  Homophobia and sexual sensation seeking as predictors in volunteering rates for viewing sexually explicit images.  Poster presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.

Sellbom, M.1, Hart, B. S.2, Sansone, R. A.3, & Gaither, G. A. (2001, April).  Difference in number of stipulations across studies on submitted IRB protocols.  Poster presented at the 9th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Shideler, T.2, & Gaither, G. A. (2001 April).  The penis as an eliciting stimulus for sexual inhibition:  Partial support for a dual control model of sexual arousal. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

 

1999

Gaither, G.A. (1999, November).  Reliability and validity of the SIS/SAS questionnaire-short form: support for a dual-control model of sexual response.  Paper presented at the Medical University of South Carolina Student Research Day, Charleston, SC.

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., Muench-Plaud, D., & Martini, J.R. (1999, November).  Clinical differences in how males and females rate sexually relevant and sexually ambiguous words. Poster presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., Muench-Plaud, D., & Martini, J.R. (1999, November).  How valid is our database? Basic behavioral research and its implications for behavior therapy of sexual disorders and sexual dysfunctions. Poster presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.

Gaither, G.A. & Wilson, B.A. (1999, May).  Evidence that simpler is not necessarily better when trying to explain male heterosexual behavior.  Paper presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Midcontinent Region Annual Conference, Madison, WI.

 

1998

Martini, J.R., Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., & von Duvillard, S. (1998, November). Human behavioral momentum in an aging sample of adults.  Poster presented at the 32nd annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., Martini, J.R., & von Duvillard, S. (1998, November). Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy and the formation of stimulus equivalence classes.  Poster presented at the 32nd annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., & Caparullo, F. (1998, October).  Sexually coercive stimuli and its relation to rape supportive behavior and physiological arousal.  Poster presented at the 17th Annual meeting of the Research and Treatment Association for the Treatment of Sex Abusers Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

 

1997

Gaither, G.A. (1997, January).  Penile plethysmography: An examination of its internal and external validity.  Colloquium presented to the Department of Psychology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

Gaither, G.A. (1997, June).  Phototherapy: Sleep and mood management through exposure to a special light.  Presentation made as part of the Collegial Elucidation Didactic Seminar series at the North Dakota Developmental Center, Grafton, ND.

Gaither, G.A., Franklin, M.D., Hegstad, H.J., & Plaud, J.J. (1997, August).  The Sexual Sensation Seeking Scale: Relationships to other sexuality measures.  Paper presented at the 105th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Gaither, G.A., Franklin, M.D., & Plaud, J.J. (1997, November).  Reaction time to a secondary task: Its relationship to physiological and subjective measures of male sexual arousal. Poster presented at the 31st annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.

Keedy, S.K., Tiedt, A.M., Devitt, M.K., & Gaither, G.A. (1997, May).  Pragmatic considerations and volunteer bias in human sexuality research.  Paper presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Fort Worth, TX.

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., Hegstad, H.J., Rowan, L., & Devitt, M.K. (1997, November).  External validity of behavioral and psychophysiological sexual arousal research:  To whom do our research results apply?  Poster presented at the 31st annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.

Tiedt, A.M., Keedy, S.K., Devitt, M.K., & Gaither, G.A. (1997, May).  Religious affiliation and self-reports of lifetime sexual activities.  Paper presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Fort Worth, TX.

Tiedt, A.M., Keedy, S.K., Devitt, M.K., & Gaither, G.A. (1997, March).  Religiosity and self‑reports of sexual activity.  Paper presented at the Oklahoma Psychological Association and Oklahoma Psychological Society 15th Annual Spring Conference to Encourage and Develop Psychological Research, Oklahoma City, OK.

 

1996

Franklin, M.D., Gaither, G.A., & Plaud, J.J.  (1996, July).  The effects of repeated exposure of sexual stimuli on male sexual arousal.  Poster presented at the meeting of the North Dakota EPSCoR Conference, Grand Forks, ND.

Gaither, G.A. (1996, April). Experimental analysis of factors affecting the validity of penile plethysmography. Paper presented at the North Dakota Psychological Association Science Day, Fargo, ND.

Gaither, G.A., & Plaud, J.J.  (1996, November).  The relationships between experience with, fantasies of, and sexual arousal to specific sexual behaviors.  Poster presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

Gaither, G.A., & Plaud, J.J. (1996, October).  Attitudes toward sexual offenders: A survey of defense attorneys and mental health professionals in Grand Forks, North Dakota.  Poster presented at the meeting of the North Dakota Psychological Association, Grand Forks, ND.

Gaither, G.A., Plaud, J.J., & Franklin, M.D.  (1996, November).  The effects of behavior and sound on penile plethysmographic assessment results: An argument for standardizing stimuli.  Poster presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

Gaither, G.A., Rosenkranz, R.R.,  Plaud, J.J., & Bigwood, S.J.  (1996, April).  Male sexual arousal in the presence of stimuli depicting condom use.  Poster presented at the North Dakota Psychological Association Science Day, Fargo, ND.

Gaither, G.A., Weller, L.A., & Plaud, J.J. (1996, April).  Gender differences in personality and the sexual rating of words.  Poster presented at the North Dakota Psychological Association, Science Day, Fargo, ND.

Gaither, G.A., Weller, L.A., & Plaud, J.J. (1996, April).  The measurement of female sexual arousal with the vaginal photoplethysmograph.  Paper presented at the North Dakota Psychological Association, Science Day, Fargo, ND.

Gaither, G.A., Weller, L.A., & Plaud, J.J.  (1996, April).  Differences in sexual rating of words by gender and other factors.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Red River Valley Psychology Conference, Fargo, ND.

Plaud, J.J., Amato-Henderson, S., Devitt, M.K., & Gaither. G.A. (1996, May).  The long-term habituation and spontaneous recovery of sexual arousal in human males: A cross-over design.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, CA.

Plaud, J.J., & Gaither, G.A.  (1996, April).  Human behavioral momentum: Implications for behavior analysis and therapy.  Poster presented at the North Dakota Psychological Association, Science Day, Fargo, ND.

Plaud, J.J., & Gaither, G.A. (1996, April).  The habituation and dishabituation of male sexual arousal.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwest Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Mankato, MN.

Plaud, J.J., Lawrence, J., & Gaither, G.A. (1996, November).  Eysenckian personality factors and human behavioral momentum.  Poster presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

Rosenkranz, R.R., Gaither, G.A., Plaud, J.J., Franklin, M.D., & Bigwood, S.J. (1996, April).  Eroticizing condoms in an attempt to increase positive behaviors toward condoms in males.  Poster presented at the North Dakota Psychological Association, Science Day, Fargo, ND.

Rosenkranz, R.R., Plaud, J.J., Franklin, M., Bigwood, S.J., Gaither, G.A., & Levinson, P. (1996, April).  The effect of viewing safer-sex videos on sexual arousal and attitudes toward condoms.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Midwest Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Mankato, MN.

 

1995

Barth, J.E., Gaither, G.A., Franklin, M.D., Weller, L.A., & Plaud, J.J. (1995, November).  Gender differences in religiosity, sexual guilt, and sexuality.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, Delivan, WI.

Gaither, G.A. (1995, November). The role of anxiety in the performance of prosocial behaviors. Poster presented at the meeting of the North Dakota Psychological Association, Fargo, ND.

Gaither, G.A., Rosenkranz, R.R., Amato-Henderson, S., Plaud, J.J., & Bigwood, S. (1995, November).  Condom presence or absence in sexually explicit narratives: Effects on male sexual arousal.  Poster presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.

Gaither, G.A., Weller, L.A., Plaud, J.J., Franklin, M.D., Bigwood, S.K., & Barth, J. (1995, November). Volunteer bias in a psychophysiological study of human sexual arousal.  Poster presented at the meeting of the North Dakota Psychological Association, Fargo, ND.

Plaud, J.J., & Gaither, G.A. (1995, November).  Human behavioral momentum and behavior therapy.  Poster presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.

 

1994

Plaud, J.J., Gaither, G.A., & Knapkewicz, A.H. (1994, October). Resistance to change parameters in the analysis of human behavioral momentum: Preliminary data. Poster presented at the meeting of the North Dakota Psychological Association, Grand Forks, ND.

 

 

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       SUPERVISED STUDENT PUBLICATIONS

 1 Graduate Student, 2 Undergraduate Student, 3 Outside Collaborator

in press

Sansone3, R.A., McDonald3, S., Prutzman3, C., & Henkaline1, T.C. (in press).  The comfortability of internists with the prescription of psychotropic medication. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine.

2005

Sansone3, R.A., Songer3, D.A., & Miller1, K.A. (2005).  Childhood abuse, mental healthcare utilization, self-harm behavior, and multiple psychiatric diagnoses among inpatients with and without a Borderline diagnosis. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 46, 117-120.

Sansone3, R.A., Songer3, D.A., & Allen2, J. (2005).  Consistency of the Borderline diagnosis at admission vs discharge among psychiatric inpatients.  Psychiatry 2005, 17-19.

 

2003

Sansone3, R.A., Hendricks3, C.M., Sellbom1, M., & Reddington3, A. (2003).  Anxiety symptoms and healthcare utilization among a sample of outpatients in an internal medicine clinic.  International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 33, 133-139.

Sansone3, R.A., Hurschka3, J., Miller2, S.N., & Vasudevan3, A. (2003).  Benzodiazepine exposure and history of trauma among patients in an internal medicine clinic.  Psychosomatics, 44, 523-524.

Sansone3, R.A., Hurschka3, J., Vasudevan3, A., & Miller2, S.N. (2003).  Disability and Borderline Personality Symptoms.  Psychosomatics, 44, 442.

Sansone3, R.A., Miller1, K.A., Vasudevan3, A., & Hurschka3, J. (2003).  The relationship between disability and traumatic life events among patients in an internal medicine clinic. Traumatology, 9, 231-236.

 

2002

Sansone3, R.A., Todd3, T., & Meier1, B.P. (2002). Pretreatment ECGs and the prescription of Amitriptyline in an internal medicine clinic. Psychosomatics, 43, 251-252.

  

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SUPERVISED STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

 1 Graduate Student, 2 Undergraduate Student, 3 Outside Collaborator

2006

Baggett1, L.R., & Wix1, R.A. (2006, March). Gender and sex as predictors of ambivalent sexism. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Ball State Student Symposium, Muncie, IN. 

Clark2, S.D. (2006, April).  Thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors:  The relationships between sexual fantasies, use of erotica, and ambivalent sexism.  Paper presented at the 18th Annual Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.  Poster presented at the 11th Annual Ball State Student Symposium, Muncie, IN. 

Fullhart2, S., Skow1, C., Fisher2, K., & Polivka2, S. (2006, April).  Career identity development scales assessment. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Ball State Student Symposium, Muncie, IN and at the 14th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Gans2, B. (2006, April).  Religiosity and conformity: Contributors to benevolent sexism.  Paper presented at the 18th Annual Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.  Poster presented at the 11th Annual Ball State Student Symposium, Muncie, IN and at the 14th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Miller2, N.R., & Jenkins2, A.D. (2006, April).  Relationship between sexual orientation and religiosity. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.  Poster presented at the 11th Annual Ball State Student Symposium, Muncie, IN and at the 14th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Purvis2, R. (2006, April). Predictors of self-esteem and sexuality using the body image self-consciousness scale. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.  Poster presented at the 11th Annual Ball State Student Symposium, Muncie, IN and at the 14th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Weckenbrock2, N. (2006, April). How to decide: Women considering birth control. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Zbacnik2, J. (2006, April). Sex roles and sex fantasies. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN and at the MidAmerican Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference, Evansville, IN.  Poster presented at the 11th Annual Ball State Student Symposium, Muncie, IN and at the 14th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

 

2005

Hawkins1, A.R. (2005, April). Womenís self-reports on sensitive topics: Impact of context.  Poster presented at the 13th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Howe2, B., & Logan2, N.  (2005, March).  The sexual double standard:  Perspectives of women.  Poster presented at the 10th Annual Student Symposium Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Howe2, B., & Logan2, N., & Gans2, B.  (2005, April).  Qualitative vs. quantitative: Does the sexual double standard still exist?  Paper presented at the Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference / Indiana Campus Compact Service Learning Conference, Indianapolis, IN and poster presented at the 13th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Logan2, N. (2005, April).  The effects of perceived stigma of parents of children with psychiatric illness.  Poster presented at the 13th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Schiess2, L. (2005, April).  Effects of a human sexuality class on attitudes towards homosexuality. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Ball State University Student Symposium, and at the 13th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Stiles2, B. (2005, April).  Implications of using undergraduates as research participants: Findings from a qualitative approach. Poster presented at the 13th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

 

2004

Allen2, J.L., & Truelove1, R.S. (2004, April).  The psychometric properties of Choice Reaction Time and Viewing Time as measures of sexual interest.  Paper presented at the Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Carr2, F., & Elliott2, K.P. (2004, April). College studentsí tolerability of weight gain as a medication side effect.  Poster presented at the 67th Annual Midwest Psychological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL and at the 12th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Elliott2, K.P., & Carr2, F. (2004, April).  The psychometric properties of the Bradford Somatic Inventory and itís implications for primary care.  Poster presented at the Indiana Psychological Association Fall Convention, Indianapolis, IN and at the Midwest Psychological Association annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Hawkins1, A.R. (2004, April). The effect of context on womenís self-reports on measures of sexuality.  Poster presented at the 12th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Henkaline2, T., Reichle2, A., & Truelove1, R.S. (2004, April).  A brief examination of the accuracy of memory for traumatic events.  Paper presented at the Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN and poster presented at the 9th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie, IN and at the 12th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

 

2003

Bodkins1, M., & Hoying2, K. (2003, March).  Psychometric properties of the Body Image Self-Consciousness Scale.  Poster presented at the 8th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Mathieu2, L., Bodkins1, M., & Hoying2, K. (2003, March).  Graduate studentsí common administration and scoring errors on the WAIS and WISC.  Poster presented at the 8th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Truelove1, R. S. (2003, March).  Remembering what never happened.  Poster presented at the 8th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University and at the 11th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Vallano2, J., (2003, March).  Expectations of skill development within the undergraduate Psychology curriculum. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University and at the 11th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

 

2002

Ostrowski1, A., & Kline2, C. (2002, March).  Psychology major skills: Faculty pilot study. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie, IN and at the 10th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Shideler2, T. (2002, March).  Individual differences in the sexual meaning of words. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Student Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Weisner2, K.C. (2002, April).  Treatment of obsessive behavior. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Young2, A., Schrock2, J., Dickos2, P., & Rock2, K. (2002, April).  College studentsí use of Internet-based erotica vs. other forms of erotica.  Poster presented at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN and at the 10th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

 

2001

Terrell2, A., & Wiza2, K.P. (2001, April).  The Sexual Sensation Seeking Scale:  Reliability and validity with a college sample.  Poster presented at the 9th Annual Psychological Science Poster Session, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

 

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