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Mereish, E. H., Miranda, R., Liu, Y., & Hawthorne, D. (in press). A daily diary study of minority stress and negative and positive affect among racially diverse sexual minority adolescents. Journal of Counseling Psychology. doi:10.1037/cou0000556

Harris, J. C., Mereish, E. H., Faulkner, M. L., Assari, A., Choim K., Leggio, L., Farokhnia, M. (in press) Racial differences in the association between alcohol drinking and cigarette smoking: Preliminary findings from an alcohol research program. Alcohol and Alcoholism. doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agab038

Nutbeam, M., & Mereish, E. H. (in press). Negative attitudes and beliefs toward the #MeToo Movement on twitter. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/08862605211001470

Mereish, E. H., & Miranda, R. (2021). A preliminary experimental study of minority stress, startle reactivity, and alcohol use among heavy drinking sexual minority young adults. Substance Use and Misuse, 56. 162-168. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2020.1846197

Mereish, E. H., Feinstein, B. A., Mamey, M. R., & Goldbach, J. T. (in press). Characteristics and perceptions of sexual and gender minority youth who utilized a national sexual and gender minority-focused crisis service. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000765

Mereish, E. H., Cox, D, Harris, J., Anderson, Q., & Hawthorne, D. (2020). Familial influences, shame, guilt, and depression among sexual minority adolescents. Family Relations. doi: 10.1111/fare.12514

Mereish, E. H., & Goldstein, C. M. (2020). Minority stress and cardiovascular disease risk among sexual minorities: Mediating effects of diminished sense of mastery. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 27, 726–736. doi:10.1007/s12529-020-09919-z

Wyman Battalen, A., Mereish, E. H., Putney, J., Sellers, C.M., Gushwa, M., & McManama O’Brien, K. H. (2021). Associations of discrimination, suicide ideation severity and attempts, and depressive symptoms among sexual and gender minority youth. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 42. 301-308. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000718

Peters, J.R., Mereish, E.H., Krek, M.A., Chuong, A., Ranney, M.L., Solomon, J.B., Spirito, A., & Yen, S. (2019). Sexual orientation differences in non-suicidal self-injury, suicidality, and psychosocial factors among an inpatient psychiatric sample of adolescents. Psychiatry Research, 284. doi: 0.1016/j.psychres.2019.112664

Livingston, N.A., Flentje, A., Brennan, J., Mereish, E. H., Reed, O., Cochran, B.N. (2020). Real-time associations between discrimination and anxious and depressed mood among sexual and gender minorities: The moderating effects of lifetime victimization and identity concealment. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 7. 132-141. doi: 10.1037/sgd0000371

Scheer, J. R., Mereish, E. H. (2019). Intimate partner violence and illicit substance use among sexual and gender minority youth: The moderating role of emotion regulation. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 10. doi: 10.1177/0886260519881001

Woodward, E. N., Cunningham, J. L., Flynn, A. W. P., Mereish, E. H., Banks, R. J., Landes, S. J., Kirchner, J. E., & Pantalone, D. W. (2019). Sexual minority men want provider behavior consistent with attitudes and norms during patient-provider interactions regarding HIV prevention. Psychology, Health, and Medicine 25. 354-367. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2019.1656338

Miranda, R., Wemm, S. E., Treloar Padovano, H., Carpenter, R. W., Emery, N. N., Gray, J. C., Mereish, E. H. (2019). Weaker memory performance exacerbates stress-induced cannabis craving in youths’ daily lives. Clinical Psychological Science, 7. 1094-1108. doi: 10.1177/2167702619841976

Yen, S., Ranney, M. L., Krek, M., Peters, J. R., Mereish, E. H., Tezanos, K. M., Kahler, C. W., Solomon, J., Beard, C., Spirito, A. (2019). Skills to enhance positivity in suicidal adolescents: Results from a pilot randomized clinical trial. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 15. 348-361. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2019.1615105

Mereish, E. H., Sheskier, M., Hawthorne, D. J., Goldbach, J. T. (2019). Sexual orientation disparities in mental health and substance use among Black American young people in the U.S.A.: Effects of cyber and bias-based victimization. Culture, Health and Sexuality, 21, 985-998. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2018.1532113

Mereish, E. H., & Miranda, R. (2019). Exposure to stigma elicits negative affect and alcohol craving among young adult sexual minority heavy drinkers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 43, 1263-1272. doi: 10.1111/acer.14055

Mereish, E. H. (2019). Substance use and misuse among sexual and gender minority youth. Current Opinion in Psychology, 30, 123-127. doi: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2019.05.002

Mereish, E. H., Peters, J. R., Yen, S. (2019). Minority stress and relational mechanisms of suicide among sexual minorities: Subgroup differences in the associations between heterosexist victimization, shame, rejection sensitivity, and suicide risk. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 49, 547-550. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12458

Doan Van, E. E., Mereish, E. H., Woulfe, J., Katz-Wise, S. L. (2019). Perceived discrimination, coping mechanisms, and effects on health in bisexual and other non-monosexual adults. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 48, 159-174. doi: 10.1007/s10508-018-1254-z

Peters, J.R., Mereish, E.H., Solomon, J.B., Spirito, A., & Yen, S. (2018). Suicide ideation in adolescents following inpatient hospitalization: Intensity and lability over six months of follow up. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12448

Mereish, E. H., Kuerbis, A. N., & Morgenstern, J. (2018). A daily diary study of stressful and positive events, alcohol use, and addiction severity among heavy drinking sexual minority men. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 187, 149-154. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.03.003

Mereish, E. H. (2018). Editorial: Addressing research gaps in sexual and gender minority adolescents' substance use and misuse. Journal of Adolescent Health, 62, 645-646. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.03.011

Mereish, E. H., Treloar Padovano, H., Wemm, S., Miranda, R. (2018). Appetitive startle modulation in the human laboratory predicts cannabis craving in the natural environmentPsychopharmacology, 235, 1933-1943. doi:10.1007/s00213-018-4890-z

Puckett, J. A., Mereish, E. H., Levitt, H. M., Horne, S. G., Hayes-Skelton, S. A. (2018). Internalized heterosexism and psychological distress: The moderating effects of decenteringStigma and Health, 3, 9-15. doi:10.1037/sah0000065

Gamarel, K., Mereish, E. H., Colby, S., Barnett, N., Hayes, K., Jackson, K. (2018). Sexual minority disparities in substance use willingness among youthSubstance Use & Misuse, 53, 170-175. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2017.1327977

Mereish, E. H., Goldbach, J., Burgess, C., DiBello, A. (2017). Sexual orientation, minority stress, social norms, and substance use among racially diverse adolescentsDrug and Alcohol Dependence, 178, 49-56. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.04.013

Mereish, E. H., Katz-Wise, S. L., Woulfe, J. (2017). Bisexual-specific minority stressors, psychological distress, and suicidality in bisexual individuals: The mediating role of loneliness. Prevention Science, 18, 716-725. doi:10.1007/s11121-017-0804-2

Kuerbis, A. N., Mereish, E. H., Hayes, M., Davis, C. M., Shao, S., & Morgenstern, J. (2017). Testing cross-sectional and prospective mediators of internalized heterosexism on heavy drinking, alcohol problems, and psychological distress among heavy drinking men who have sex with menJournal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78, 113-123.

Goldbach, J., Mereish, E. H, & Burgess, C. (2017). Sexual orientation disparities in the use of emerging drugsSubstance Use & Misuse, 52, 267-271. doi:10.1080/10826084.2016.1223691

Mereish, E. H., N’Cho, H. S., Green, C. G., Jernigan, M., & Helms, J. E. (2016). Discrimination and depressive symptoms among Black American men: Moderated-mediation effects of ethnicity and self-esteemBehavioral Medicine, 42, 190-196. doi: 10.1080/08964289.2016.1150804

Gamarel, K. E., Mereish, E. H., Manning, D., Iwamoto, M., Operario, D., & Nemoto, T. (2016). Minority stress, smoking patterns, and cessation attempts: Findings from a community-sample of transgender women in the San Francisco Bay Area. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 18, 306-313. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntv066. 

Mereish, E. H., & Poteat, V. P. (2015). A relational model of sexual minority mental and physical health: The negative effects of shame on diminished quality relationships, loneliness, and healthJournal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 425-437. doi: 10.1037/cou0000088

Mereish, E. H., & Poteat, V. P. (2015). The conditions under which growth-fostering friendships promote resilience and alleviate psychological distress among sexual minorities: Applications of relational cultural theory. doi:10.1037/sgd0000121

Mereish, E. H., & Poteat, V. P. (2015). "The conditions under which growth-fostering relationships promote resilience and alleviate psychological distress among sexual minorities: Applications of relational cultural theory." Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2, 339-344. doi: 10.1037/sgd0000121

Let’s get physical: Sexual orientation disparities in physical activity, sports involvement, and obesity among a population-based sample of adolescentsAmerican Journal of Public Health, 105, 1842-1848. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302682

Mereish, E. H., Lee, J. H., Gamarel, K. E., Zaller, N. D., & Operario, D. (2015). Sexual orientation disparities in psychiatric and drug use disorders among a nationally representative sample of women with alcohol use disorders. Addictive Behaviors, 47, 80-85. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.03.023

Mereish, E. H. (2014). The weight of discrimination: The relationships between heterosexist discrimination and obesity among lesbian women. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 1, 356-360. doi: 10.1037/sgd0000056

Mereish, E. H., & Bradford, J. (2014). Intersecting identities and substance use problems: Sexual orientation, gender, race, and lifetime substance use problemsJournal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 75, 179-188. doi: 10.15288/jsad.2014.75.179 

Mereish, E. H., O'Cleirigh, C., & Bradford, J. (2014). Interrelationships between LGBT-based victimization, suicide, and substance use problems in a diverse sample of sexual and gender minorities. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 19, 1-13. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2013.780129