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Peer-Reviewed Publications

Dr. Neilson strongly believes in making science accessible to all. If you are interested in reading any of the lab's publications and cannot access the manuscript online, please feel free to email her for a copy. 

*denotes student or trainee author

Neilson, E.C., Maitland, D.W.M., & George, W.H. (2022). Power-related emotions, alcohol intoxication, and non-consensual sex intentions: The role of fear of intimacy. Sexual Abuse. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/10790632221096420

Eakins, D.R., Neilson, E.C., Stappbeck, C.A., Nguyen, H.V., Davis, K.C., & George, W.H. (in press). Alcohol intoxication and sexual risk intentions: Exploring cultural factors among heavy drinking women. Addictive Behaviors, 131. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2022.107314

Davis, K.C., Neilson, E.C., Bird, E.R., Kirwan, M., Geoge, W.H., Eldridge, N., & Stappenbeck, C.A. (2021). The interplay of sexual arousal and power-related emotions in men's alcohol-involved sexual aggression. Journal of Sex Research. Advance online only. doi:10.1080/00224499.2021.1972923

*Davidson, J., Neilson, E.C., Staples, J.M., & *Turner, R. (under review). An intersectional minority stress approach to transgender and gender expansive adult mental health. 

Neilson, E.C., Gulati, N.K., Stappenbeck, C.A., George, W.H., & Davis, K.C. (2021). Emotion regulation and intimate partner violence perpetration in college samples: A review of the literature. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse. Advance online only. doi:10.1177/15248380211036063

Neilson, E. C., Smith, L., Davis, K. C., & George, W. H. (in press). Acute alcohol intoxication, state anger, and sexual assault perpetration: The role of state emotion regulation. Psychology of Violence. Advance online only. doi: 10.1037/vio0000381

Davis, K. C., Neilson, E.C., Kirwan, M., Eldridge, N., George, W.H., & Stappenbeck, C.A. (2020). Alcohol-involved sexual aggression: Emotion regulation as a mechanism of behavior change. Health Psychology. Advance online only. doi:10/1037/hea0001048

Davis, K.C., Kirwan, M., Wegner, R., Neilson, E.C., Stappenbeck, C.A. (2020). The effects of alcohol, condom request style, and state anger on men’s condom use resistance. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. doi:10.15288/jsad.2020.81.454

Enkema, M. C., Hallgren, K., Neilson, E. C., Bowen, S., Bird, E. R. & Larimer, M. E. (2020). Acting with awareness mediates the association between negative affect and craving. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 34(5), 620-627.  doi:10.1037/adb0000565


Neilson, E.C., Singh, R., Harper, K.L., & Teng, E.J. (2020). Traditional masculine ideology and its association with PTSD and treatment in service members and veterans: A systematic review. Psychology of Men & Masculinities, 21(4), 578-592. doi:10.1037/men0000257

Neilson, E. C., Gilmore, A., Stappenbeck, C.A., Gulati, N.K., *Neilon, E., George, W.H., & Davis, K.C. (2019). Psychological abuse, partner pressure, and alcohol: The roles of in-the-moment condom negotiation efficacy and condom-decision abdication on women’s intentions to engage in condomless sex. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Online access only. doi:10.1177/0886260519857160

Bird, E. R., Stappenbeck, C. A., Neilson, E. C., Gulati, N. K., Cooper, M.L., George, W.H., & Davis, K. C.  (2018). Sexual victimization and sex-related drinking motives: How protective is emotion regulation? Journal of Sex Research, 56, 156-165. doi:10.1080/00224499.2018.1517206

Davis, K. C., Neilson, E. C., Wegner, R., & Danube, C. (2018). The intersection of men’s sexual violence perpetration and sexual risk behavior: A literature review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 40, 83-90. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2018.04.001

Davis, K.C., Gulati, N.K, Neilson, E.C., Stappenbeck, C. A. (2018). Men’s coercive condom use resistance: The roles of sexual aggression history, alcohol intoxication, and partner condom negotiation. Violence Against Women, 24(11), 1349-1368. doi:10.1177/1077801218787932

Neilson, E.C., Bird, E., Metzger, I. W., George, W.H., Norris, J., & Gilmore, A.K.  (2018). Understanding sexual assault risk perception in college: Relationships among sexual assault history, drinking to cope, and alcohol use. Addictive Behaviors 78, 178-186. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.11.022  

Staples, J. M., Neilson, E. C., Bryan, A. E. B., & George, W. H. (2017). The role of minority stress in suicidal ideation and non-suicidal self-injury among transgender adults. Journal of Sex Research, 55, 591-603. doi:10.1080/00224499.2017.1393651

Staples, J., Neilson, E. C., George, W. H., Flaherty, B., & Davis, K. C. (2017). A descriptive analysis of alcohol behaviors across gender identity subgroups within a sample of transgender adults. Addictive Behaviors, 76, 355-362. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.08.017

Wegner, R., Lewis, M. A., Davis, K. C., Neilson, E. C., & Norris, J. (2017). Risk factors and sexual health outcomes associated with women’s condom use resistance. Journal of Sex Research, 55(7), 817-823. doi:10.1080/00224499.2017.1376305.

Thompson, R. R., Lewis, T., Neilson, E. C., Dubowitz, H., Margolis, W., English, D. A., Litrownik, A., & Proctor, L. (2017). Child maltreatment and sexual risk behavior: Indirect effects through trauma symptoms and substance use. Child Maltreatment, 22, 69-78. doi:10.1177/1077559516674595

Staples, J. Eakins, D. E., Neilson, E. C., Davis, K. C., Norris, J., & George, W. H. (2016). Sexual assault disclosure and sexual functioning: The role of trauma symptomatology. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 13(10), 1562-1569. doi:10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.08.001.

Neilson, E. C., Eakins, D. R., Davis, K.C., Norris, J., & George, W.H. (2016). The influence of depressive symptoms, acute alcohol intoxication, and risk rationale effects on men’s condom use resistance. Journal of Sex Research. doi:10.1080/00224499.2016.1217500

Neilson, E. C., Norris, J., Bryan, A. E. B., & Stappenbeck, C. A. (2016). Adult sexual assault and depression as longitudinal predictors of the quality of sexual experiences. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy. doi:10.1080/0092623X.2016.1208127

Neilson, E.C., Gilmore, A. K., Pinsky, H.T, Shepard, M.E, Lewis, M., & George, W.H. (2015). The use of drinking and sexual assault protective behavioral strategies: Associations with sexual victimization and revictimization among college women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi:10.1177/0886260515603977 

Davis, K.C., Danube, C., Neilson, E.C., Stappenbeck, C.A., Norris, J., George, W.H., & Kajumulo, K. (2015). Distal and proximal influences on men’s intentions to resist condoms: Alcohol, sexual aggression history, impulsivity, and social-cognitive factors. AIDS and Behavior. doi:10.1007/s10461-015-1132-9

Simiola, V., Neilson, E.C., Thompson, R.R., & Cook, J.M. (2015). Preferences for trauma treatment: A systematic review of the empirical literature. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. doi:10.1037/tra0000038

Thompson, R.R., & Neilson, E.C. (2014). Early parenting: The roles of maltreatment, trauma symptoms, and future expectations. Journal of Adolescence, 37, 1099-1108. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2014.08.003

Levin, D.S., Ward, L.M., & Neilson, E.C. (2012). Formative sexual communications, sexual agency and coercion, and youth sexual health. Social Science Review, 86(3), 487-516. doi:10.1086/667785

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