Publications

Journal Articles

Forthcoming

 

2016

Desmarais, S. L., Lowder, E. M, & Van Dorn, R. A. (2016, Jan). Mental health disparities in the United States: Miami Dade County. Final evaluation report prepared for the 11th Judicial District Criminal Mental Health Project, Miami, FL.

Desmarais, S. L., Johnson, K. L., & Singh, J. P. (2016). Performance of recidivism risk assessment instruments in U.S. correctional settings. Psychological Services, 13, 206-222doi: 10.1037/ser0000075

Desmarais, S. L., Gray, J., Rade, C. B., Cohn, A. M., Doherty, S., & Knight, K. (2016). Medication-assisted treatment and violent outcomes in offenders with alcohol and drug use problems. Psychology of Violence, 6(3), 378-389. doi: 10.1037/vio0000047

Johnson, K. L., Desmarais, S. L., Van Dorn, R. A., Lutnick, A., Kral, A. H., & Lorvick, J. (2016). Correlates of risky heterosexual behaviors among women who use methamphetamine. Journal of Drug Issues, 46, 148-160. doi:10.1177/0022042616629512

Johnson, K. L., Desmarais, S. L., Grimm, K. J., Tueller, S., Swartz, M. S., & Van Dorn, R. A. (2016). Proximal risk factors for short-term community violence among adults with mental illnesses. Psychiatric Services, 67, 771-778. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201500259

Lowder, E. M., Desmarais, S. L., & Baucom, D. J. (2016). Recidivism following mental health court exit: Between and within-group comparisons. Law and Human Behavior, 40, 118-127doi: 10.1037/lhb0000168

Lowder, E. M. (2016, Jul).  Application-level and state-level predictors of SSI/SSDI outcomes in anational sample of adults experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. Report prepared for the U.S. Social Security Administration’s Improving Disability Determination Process Small Grant Program.

Rade, C. B., Desmarais, S. L., & Mitchell, R. E. (2016). A meta-analysis of public attitudes toward ex-offenders. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 43(9), 1,260-1,280. doi: 10.1177/0093854816655837

Rettenberger, M., Eher, R., Desmarais, S. L., Hurducas, C., Arbach-Lucioni, K., Condemarin, C., … Singh, J. P. (2016, July 29). Kriminalprognosen in der Praxis – die Ergebnisse des International Risk Surveys (IRiS) aus Deutschland. [Risk assessment in clinical practice – the Results of the International Risk Survey (IRiS) from Germany]. Diagnostica. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1026/0012-1924/a000168

Van Dorn, R. A., Desmarais, S. L., Grimm, K. J., Tueller, S. J., Johnson, K. L., Sellers, B. G., & Swartz, M. S. (2016). The latent structure of psychiatric symptoms across mental disorders as measured with the PANSS and BPRS-18. Psychiatry Research, 245, 83-90. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.08.029

Young, B.-R., Desmarais, S. L., Baldwin, J., & Chandler, R. (2016, May 30). Sexual coercion practices among undergraduate male recreational athletes, intercollegiate athletes, and non-athletes. Violence Against Women. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1077801216651339

2015

Arbach-Lucioni, K., Desmarais, S. L., Hurducas, C., Condemarin, C., Dean, K., Doyle, M., … Singh, J. P. (2015). La práctica de la evaluación del riesgo de violencia en España. [The practice of violence risk assessment in Spain]. Revista Facultad de Medicina, 63, 357-366. doi: 10.15446/revfacmed.v63n3.48225

Gray, J. S., Desmarais, S. L., Cohn, A. M., Doherty, S., & Knight. K. (2015). Treating addicted offenders: An examination of mental health problems and medication-assisted treatment.Offender Programs Report, 18, 81-91.

Johnson, K. L., Desmarais, S. L., Swartz, M. S., & Van Dorn, R. A. (2015). Latent class analysis of discordance between results of drug use assessments in the CATIE data. Schizophrenia Research, 161, 434-438. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2014.11.016

Johnson, K. L., Desmarais, S. L., Van Dorn, R. A., & Grimm, K. J. (2015). A typology of community violence perpetration and victimization among adults with mental illnesses. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 30, 522-540. doi: 10.1177/0886260514535102. (click for link)

Lowder, E. M. (2015, Jul). The role of the SOAR model in successful community reintegration. Report prepared for the U.S. Social Security Administration’s Improving Disability Determination Process Small Grant Program.

Nielsen, L. H., van Mastrigt, S., Seewald, K., de Ruiter, C., Reeves, K. A., Rebocho, M. F., …, Desmarais, S. L., … Singh, J. P. (2015). Violence risk assessment practices in Denmark: A multidisciplinary national survey. Scandinavian Journal of Forensic Science, 21(2), 103-110. doi: 10.1515/sjfs-2015-0003

Pham, T. H., Ducro, C., Desmarais, S. L., Hurducas, C., Arbach-Lucioni, K., Condemarin, C., … Singh, J. P. (2015, November 25). Enquête internationale sur les pratiques d’évaluation du risque de violence: Présentation des données belges. [International survey of violence risk assessment practices: Presentation of Belgian data]. Annales Médico-Psychologiques.Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.amp.2015.10.018

Rade, C. B., Desmarais, S. L., Van Dorn, R. A., Lutnick, A., Kral, A. H., & Lorvick, J. (2015). Mental health correlates of drug treatment among women who use methamphetamine. American Journal on Addictions, 24(7), 646-653. doi:10.1111/ajad.12279

2014

Desmarais, S. L., Livingston, J. D., Greaves, C. L., Johnson, K. L., Verdun-Jones, S., Parent, R., & Brink, J. (2014). Police perceptions and contact among people with mental illnesses: Comparisons with a general population survey. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law20, 431-442doi: 10.1037/law0000023 (click for link)

Desmarais, S. L., Lowder, E. M, Rade, C. B., & Johnson, K. L. (2014, Sept). Reinvestment Grant Program evaluation report. Report prepared for the 11thJudicial District Criminal Mental Health Project, Miami, FL.

Desmarais, S. L., Pritchard, A., Lowder, E. M., & Janssen, P. A. (2014). Intimate partner abuse before and during pregnancy as risk factors for postpartum mental health problems. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14, 132. 10.1186/1471-2393-14-132 (click for link)

Desmarais, S. L., Van Dorn, R. A., Johnson, K. L., Grimm, K. J., Douglas, K. S., & Swartz, M. S. (2014). Community violence and victimization among adults with mental illness.American Journal of Public Health, 104, 2342-2349doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301680 (click for link)

Johnson, K. L., Desmarais, S. L., Swartz, M. S., & Van Dorn, R. A. (2014, December 1). Latent class analysis of discordance between results of drug use assessments in the CATIE data. Schizophrenia Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2014.11.016 (click for link)

Livingston, J. D., Desmarais, S. L., Verdun-Jones, S., Parent, R., Michalak, E., & Brink, J. (2014). Perceptions and experiences of people with mental illness regarding their interactions with police. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 37, 334-340. doi: 10.1016/j.ijlp.2014.02.003 (click for link)

Livingston, J. D., Desmarais, S. L., Greaves, C. L., Parent, R., Verdun-Jones, S., & Brink, J. (2014). What influences perceptions of procedural justice among people with mental illness regarding their interactions with police? Community Mental Health Journal, 50, 281-287. doi: 10.1007/s10597-012-9571-5 (click for link)

Morrissey, J. P., Desmarais, S. L., & Domino, M. E. (2014). Outpatient commitment and its alternatives: Questions yet to be answered. Psychiatric Services, 65, 812-815. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201400052 (click for link)

Sellers, B. G., Desmarais, S. L., & Tirotti, M. (2014). Media portrayals of culpability: Content and framing of male- and female-perpetrated partner violence in print news. Partner Abuse, 5, 259-278. doi: 10.1891/1946-6560.5.3.259 (click for link)

Singh, J. P., Desmarais, S. L., Hurducas, C., Arbach-Lucioni, K., Condemarin, C., de Ruiter, C., … Otto, R. K. (2014). International perspectives on the practical application of violence risk assessment: A global survey of 44 countries. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 13, 193-206. doi: 10.1080/14999013.2014.922141 (click for link)

Singh, J. P., Desmarais, S. L., Sellers, B. G., Hylton, T., Tirotti, M., & Van Dorn, R. A. (2014). From risk assessment to risk management: Matching interventions to adolescent offenders’ strengths and vulnerabilities. Children and Youth Services Review, 47, 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2013.09.015 (click for link)

Van Dorn, R. A., Desmarais, S. L., Swartz, M. S., Young, M. S., & Sellers, B. G. (2014). Critique of Bahorik, Newhill, Queen, & Eack, Underreporting of drug use among individuals with schizophrenia: Prevalence and predictors. Psychological Medicine, 44, 668-672.  doi: 10.1017/S0033291713002511 (click for link)

2013

Desmarais, S. L., Van Dorn, R. A., Sellers, B. G., Young, M. S., & Swartz, M. S. (2013). Accuracy of self-report, biological tests, collateral reports and clinician ratings for identifying substance use disorders among adults with schizophrenia. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 27, 774-787. doi: 10.1037/a0031256 (click for link)

de Valk, S., de Ruiter, C., Folino, J. O., Large, M. M., Pham, T. H., Reeves, K. A., … Desmarais, S.L., … Singh, J. P. (2013). Het gebruik van risicotaxatie-instrumenten onder SPV-en. [The use of risk assessment tools by Dutch social psychiatric nurses]. Sociale Psychiatrie, 33, 33-42.

Janssen, P. A., & Desmarais, S. L. (2013). Development and psychometric properties of the Early Labour Experience Questionnaire (ELEQ). Midwifery, 29, 181-189. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2012.05.012 (click for link)

Janssen, P. A., & Desmarais, S. L. (2013). Women’s experience with early labour care: A randomized controlled trial of home visits vs. telephone support. Midwifery, 29, 190-194. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2012.05.011 (click for link)

Livingston, J. D., Desmarais, S. L., Greaves, C. L., Parent, R., Verdun-Jones, S., & Brink, J. (2013, January 5). What influences perceptions of procedural justice among people with mental illness regarding their interactions with police? Community Mental Health Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10597-012-9571-5 (click for link)

Morgan, J. K. (2013). Fostering a sense of community among Veterans: What we can learn from the Stand Down. The Military Psychologist28(3), 17-18.

Singh, J. P., Desmarais, S. L., & Van Dorn, R. A. (2013). Measurement of predictive validity in studies of risk assessment instruments: A second-order systematic review. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 31, 55–73. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2053 (click for link)

Van Dorn, R. A., Desmarais, S. L., Petrila, J., Singh, J. P., & Haynes, D. (2013). Effects of outpatient treatment on risk of arrest of adults with serious mental illness and associated costs. Psychiatric Services, 64, 856-862. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201200406 (click for link)

Van Dorn, R. A., Desmarais, S. L., Tueller, S., Jolley, J. M, Johnson, K. L., & Swartz, M. S. (2013). Drug and alcohol trajectories among adults with schizophrenia: Data from the CATIE study. Schizophrenia Research. 148, 126-129. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2013.05.006 (click for link)

Wilson, C. M., Desmarais, S. L., Nicholls, T. L., Hart, S. D., & Brink, J. (2013). Predictive validity of dynamic factors: Assessing violence risk in forensic psychiatric inpatients. Law and Human Behavior, 37, 377-388. doi: 10.1037/lhb0000025 (click for link)

2012

Desmarais, S. L., Nicholls, T. L., Wilson, C. M., & Brink, J. (2012). Using dynamic risk and protective factors to predict inpatient aggression: Reliability and validity of START assessments. Psychological Assessment, 24, 685-700. doi: 10.1037/a0026668 (click for link)

Desmarais, S. L., Reeves, K. A., Nicholls, T. L., Telford, R. P., & Fiebert, M. S. (2012). Prevalence of physical violence in intimate relationships: Part 1. Rates of male and female victimization. Partner Abuse, 3, 140-169. doi: 10.1891/1946-6560.3.2.140 (click for link)

Desmarais, S. L., Reeves, K. A., Nicholls, T. L., Telford, R. P., & Fiebert, M. (2012). Prevalence of physical violence in intimate relationships: Part 2. Rates of male and female perpetration. Partner Abuse, 3, 170-198. doi: 10.1891/1946-6560.3.2.170 (click for link)

Desmarais, S. L., Sellers, B. G., Viljoen, J., Cruise, K., Nicholls, T. L., & Dvoskin, J. (2012). Pilot implementation and preliminary evaluation of START:AV assessments in secure juvenile correctional facilities. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 11, 150-164. doi: 10.1080/14999013.2012.737405 (click for link)

Desmarais, S. L., Van Dorn, R. A., Telford, R. P., Petrila, J., & Coffey, T. (2012). Characteristics of START assessments completed in mental health jail diversion programs. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 30, 448–469. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2022 (click for link)

Van Dorn, R. A., Desmarais, S. L., Young, M. S., Sellers, B. G., & Swartz, M. S. (2012). Assessing illicit drug use among adults with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 200, 228-236. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2012.05.028 (click for link)

Viljoen, J. L., Beneteau, J. L., Gulbransen, E., Brodersen, E., Desmarais, S. L., Nicholls, T. L., & Cruise, K. R. (2012). Assessment of multiple risk outcomes, strengths, and change with the START:AV: A short-term prospective study with adolescent offenders. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 11, 165-180. doi: 10.1080/14999013.2012.737407 (click for link)

Viljoen, J. L., Cruise, K. R., Nicholls, T. L., Desmarais, S. L., & Webster, C. D. (2012). Taking stock and taking steps: The case for an adolescent version of the Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 11, 135-149. doi: 10.1080/14999013.2012.737406 (click for link)

Book Chapters

2014

Desmarais, S. L., & Dutton, D. G. (2013). Domestic violence: An overview for mental health practitioners. In H. Bloom & R. Schneider (Eds.), Law and mental disorder: A comprehensive and practical approach. Toronto, Canada: Irwin Law & Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Webster, C. D., Brink, J., Nicholls, T. L., Desmarais, S. L., & Martin, M.-L. (2014). Violence assessment over the short-term. In B. Purin & I. Treasaden (Eds.), Forensic psychiatry. London: Hodder Arnold.

2013

Webster, C., Haque, H., Augimeri, L., Brink, J., Cree, A., Desmarais, S., … Snowden, R. (2013). Teaching and researching SPJ guides. In C. D. Webster, Q. Haque, S. J. Hucker (Eds.), Violence risk-assessment and management: Advances through structured professional judgment and sequential redirections (2nd Ed., pp. 123-137). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

2012

Douglas, K. S., Otto, R., Desmarais, S. L., & Borum, R. (2012). Clinical forensic psychology. In I. B. Weiner, J. A. Schinka, & W. F. Velicer (Eds.), Handbook of Psychology, Volume 2: Research Methods in Psychology (pp. 213-244). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Research Reports

2014

Desmarais, S. L., Lowder, E. M, Rade, C. B., & Johnson, K. L. (2014, Sep). Reinvestment Grant program evaluation preliminary report. Report prepared for the 11th Judicial District Criminal Mental Health Project, Miami, FL.

2013

Morrissey, J. P., Domino, M. E., & Desmarais, S. L. (2013, Oct). Involuntary outpatient commitment: Current evidence and options. Report prepared for the Continuity of Care Panel, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. (click for link)

Desmarais, S. L., & Singh, J. P. (2013, Mar). Risk assessment instruments validated and Implemented in correctional settings in the United States. Report prepared for the Council of State Governments Justice Division.

2012

Van Dorn, R. A., Haynes, D., Desmarais, S. L., Singh, J., & Petrila, J. (2012, June). Impact of service utilization over time on risk of arrest among adults with serious mental illness. Tampa, FL: Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida. Report prepared for the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration under contract MED134.