Recent Peer-Reviewed Articles

2018

Cartwright, J. K., Desmarais, S. L., Johnson, K. L., & Van Dorn, R. A. (2018). Performance and clinical utility of a short violence risk screening tool in U.S. adults with mental illness. Psychological Services, 15, 398-408. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ser0000183


Cartwright, J. K., Desmarais, S. L., Hazel, J., Griffith, T., & Azizian, A. (2018). Predictive validity of HCR-20, START, and Static-99R assessments in predicting institutional aggression among sexual offenders. Law and Human Behavior, 42, 13-25. http://doi.org/10.1037/lhb0000263 


Cramer, R. J., Johnson, K. L., Nobles, M. R., Holley, S. R., Desmarais, S. L., Gemberling, T. M., Wright, S., & Van Dorn, R. A. (2018, September 28). Adverse behavioral health outcomes associated with self-directed violence and victimization experiences. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260518801941 


Lowder, E. M., Morrison, M. M., Kroner, D. G., & Desmarais, S. L. (2018, July 28). Racial bias and LSI-R assessments in probation sentencing and outcomes. Criminal Justice and Behavior. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093854818789977 


Nobles, M. R., Cramer, R. J., Zottola, S. A., Desmarais, S. L., Gemberling, T. M., Holley, S. R., & Wright, S. (2018, July 12). Prevalence rates, reporting, and psychosocial correlates of stalking victimization: results from a three-sample cross-sectional study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-018-1557-3 


Prevatt, B.-S., & Desmarais, S. L. (2018). Facilitators and barriers to disclosure and help-seeking for postpartum mood disorder symptoms to a healthcare provider. Maternal and Child Health, 22, 120-129. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-017-2361-5 


Prevatt, B.-S., Lowder, E. M., & Desmarais, S. L. (2018). Peer-support intervention for postpartum depression: Participant satisfaction and program effectiveness. Midwifery, 64, 38-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.05.009 


Rade, C. B., Desmarais, S. L., & Burnette, J. L. (2018). Implicit theories of criminal behavior: Fostering public support for ex-offender community reentry. Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 14, 14-36.

2017

Cramer, R. J., Desmarais, S. L., Johnson, K. L., Gemberling, T. M., Nobles, M. R., Holley, S. R., Wright, S., & Van Dorn, R. A. (2017). The intersection of interpersonal and self-directed violence among general adult, college student, and sexually diverse samples. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 63, 78-85. http://doi.org/10.1177/0020764016683728 


Desmarais, S. L. (2017). Commentary: Risk assessment in the age of evidence-based practice and policy. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 16, 18-22. http://doi.org/10.1080/14999013.2016.1266422 


Desmarais, S. L., Simons-Rudolph, J., Brugh, C., Schilling, E., & Hoggan, C. (2017). The state of scientific knowledge regarding factors associated with terrorism. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 4, 180-209. http://doi.org/10.1037/tam0000090 


Janssen, P. A., Korchinski, M., Desmarais, S. L., Albert, A. Y. K., Condello, L.-L., Buchanan, M., … Martin, R. E. (2017). Factors that support successful transition to the community among women leaving prison in British Columbia: A prospective cohort study using participatory action research. CMAJ Open, 5, E717-E723. http://doi.org/10.9778/cmajo.20160165


Lowder, E. M., Desmarais, S. L., Neupert, S. D., & Truelove, M. (2017, August 1). SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery Program (SOAR) application outcomes in adults experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. Psychiatric Services. Advance online publication. http://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201600568


Lowder, E. M., Desmarais, S. L., Rade, C. B., Johnson, K. L., & Van Dorn, R. A. (2017, April 15). Reliability and validity of START and LSI-R assessments in mental health diversion clients. Assessment. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073191117704505


Lowder, E. M., Desmarais, S. L., Rade, C. B., Coffey, T., & Van Dorn, R. A. (2017). Models of protection against recidivism in adults with mental illnesses. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 44, 893-911. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093854817710966  


Lowder, E. M., Rade, C. B., & Desmarais, S. L. (2017, August 15). Effectiveness of mental health courts in reducing recidivism: A meta-analysis. Psychiatric Services. Advance online publication. http://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201700107 


Morgan, J. K., & Desmarais, S. L. (2017). Associations between time since event and posttraumatic growth among military veterans. Military Psychology, 29, 456-463. http://doi.org/10.1037/mil0000170 


Morgan, J. K., Desmarais, S. L., Mitchell, R. E., & Simons-Rudolph, J. (2017). Posttraumatic stress, posttraumatic growth, and satisfaction with life in military Veterans. Military Psychology, 29, 434-447. http://doi.org/10.1037/mil0000182 


Morgan, J. K., Desmarais, S. L., & Neupert, S. D. (2017). An integrated model of health and happiness among post 9/11 military Veterans. Military Behavioral Health, 5, 236-244. http://doi.org/10.1080/21635781.2017.1310681 


Neupert, S. D., Desmarais, S. L., Gray, J. S., Cohn, A. M., Doherty, S., & Knight, K. (2017). Daily stressors as antecedents, correlates, and consequences of alcohol and drug use and cravings in community-based offenders. Psychology of Addictive Behavior, 31, 315-325. http://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000276


Prevatt, B.-S., Desmarais, S. L., & Janssen, P. A. (2017). Lifetime substance use as a predictor of postpartum mental health. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 20, 189-199. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-016-0694-5 


Rade, C. B., Desmarais, S. L., & Burnette, J. L. (2017, June 19). An integrative theoretical model of public support for ex-offender re-entry. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Advance online publication. http://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X17714110 


Rade, C. B., Holland, A. M., Gregory, J. B., & Desmarais, S. L. (2017). Systematic review of religious orientations and beliefs as correlates of public attitudes toward capital punishment. Criminal Justice Studies, 30, 63-85. http://doi.org/10.1080/1478601X.2016.1248962 


Rettenberger, M., Eher, R., Desmarais, S. L., Hurducas, C., Arbach-Lucioni, K., Condemarin, C., … Singh, J. P. (2017). 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, 63, 2-14. http://doi.org/10.1026/0012-1924/a000168 


Sellers, B. G., Desmarais, S. L., & Hanger, M. W. (2017). Measurement of change in dynamic factors using the START:AV. Journal of Forensic Psychology Research and Practice, 17, 198-215. http://doi.org/10.1080/24732850.2017.1317560 


Van Dorn, R. A., Desmarais, S. L., Rade, C. B., Burris, E. N., Cuddeback, G. S., Johnson, K. L., … Mueser, K. T. (2017). Jail-to-community treatment continuum for adults with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders: Study protocol for a pilot randomized control trial. Trials, 18, 365. http://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-2088-z 


Van Dorn, R. A., Grimm, K. J., Desmarais, S. L., Tueller, S. J., Johnson, K. L., & Swartz, M. S. (2017). Interrelationships between violence, victimization, psychiatric symptoms, and substance use over time in adults with mental illnesses. Psychological Medicine, 47, 1179-1191. 

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Young, B.-R., Desmarais, S. L., Baldwin, J., & Chandler, R. (2017). Sexual coercion practices among undergraduate male recreational athletes, intercollegiate athletes, and non-athletes. Violence Against Women, 23, 795 - 812. http://doi.org/10.1177/1077801216651339

2016

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, 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


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, 174, 539-543 doi: 10.1016/j.amp.2015.10.018


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


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

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)


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, 103-110. doi: 10.1515/sjfs-2015-0003


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, 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., 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)


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)


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)


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)

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)


***For articles published prior to 2013, please see Dr. Desmarais' CV.