Director Clinical Training (DCT)
- Sexual victimization and revictimization
- Social information processing
- Alcohol challenge studies
- Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) and Ecological Momentary Intervention (EMI)
Accepting students? Please email Dr. Yeater if you are interested in pursuing graduate studies.
My research program investigates cognitive and behavioral factors that increase women’s risk for sexual victimization. Specifically, I use a Social Information Processing Model (SIP) and methods borrowed from cognitive science to examine women’s ability to detect and respond to risky situations, as well as to explore whether aspects of alcohol use (i.e., intoxication, alcohol problems, and alcohol expectancies) influence these processes. I plan to use the information derived from these basic studies to inform my work in the development and evaluation of interventions aimed at preventing sexual violence among women.
Yeater, E. A., Witkiewitz, K., Lopez, G., Ross, R. S., Vitek, K., & Bryan, A. D. (in press). Latent profile analysis of alcohol consumption and sexual attitudes among college women: Associations with sexual victimization risk. Violence Against Women.
Bryan, A. D., Magnan, R. E., Gillman A. S., Yeater, E. A., Feldstein-Ewing, S. W., Kong, A., & Schmeige, S. J. (2018). Effect of including alcohol and cannabis content in a sexual risk-reduction intervention on the incidence of sexually transmitted infections in adolescents: A cluster randomized clinical trial. JAMA Pediatrics. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.5621.
Rinehart, J. L., Nason, E. E., Yeater, E. A., & Miller, G. F. (2017). Do some students need special protection from research on sex and trauma? New evidence for young adult resilience in “sensitive topics” research. Journal of Sex Research, 54, 273-283.
Rinehart, J. K., Yeater, E. A., Treat, T. A., & Viken, R. J. (2017) Cognitive processes underlying the self-other perspective in women’s judgments of victimization risk. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. doi/10.1177/0265407517713365.
Yeater, E. A., Hoyt, T., Leiting, K. A., & Lopez, G. (2016). Associationbetween sexual victimization history, posttraumatic stress symptoms, and women’s decision making in risky social situations: The moderating effect of ethnicity. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 38, 666-680.
Yeater, E. A., Treat, T. A., Viken, R. J., & Lenberg, K. L. (2015). Sexual attitudes moderate the effects of intoxication on women’s risk judgments. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi.org/10.1177/0886260515604414
PSY 332 Abnormal Behavior
PSY 538 Introduction to Clinical Science
PSY 450/650 Seminar in Psychological Trauma
If you are interested in pursuing graduate studies with Dr. Yeater, please contact her by email.