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Presentations

OWEN RICHARD LIGHTSEY

Assoc Professor

Counsel Educations Psych Research

Office Location: 303C Ball Hall

Phone: (901) 678-4169

Email: olightsy@memphis.edu

  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Ingram, C. L., Murray, A. N., Wright, K. F., Allen, B. M., Reupke, A. G., Smith, B. N., Sobieski, J. & Holley, K. A. (2014). Wellness enhancement interventions: Empirical comparison and mediational pathways. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2014 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Ingram, C. L., Wright, K. F., Murray, A. N., Allen, B. M., Reupke, A. G., Smith, B. N., Sobieski, J., Holley, K. A., & Stubbs, W. (2014). Differential predictive validity of resilience-related measures. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2014 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Ingram, C. L., Wright, K. F., Murray, A. M., & Allen, B. M. (2014). Trait resilience and self-efficacy buffer the negative affect--well-being relationship. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2014 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • Hatchett, S., Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Wright, K. F., Murray, A. N., Ingram, C. L., Allen, B. M., Stubbs, W., Holley, K. A., Reupke, A. G., Smith, B. N. IV, Sobieski, J., Zuckerman, S., Duckett, K., & Gibson, B. W. (2014). Protective factors in the relationship between urgency and bulimic behaviors. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2014 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Ingram, C. L., Wright, K. F., Allen, B. M., McGhee, R. A., Ervin, A., Murray, A. N., & Voss, J. C. (2013). Automatic thoughts mediate the trait affect—life satisfaction relationship. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2013 American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., McGhee, R. A., Ervin, A., Wright, K. F., Rarey, E. B., Gharibian Gharghani, G., Daigle, R. P., & Constantin, D. (2013). Self-efficacy for affect expression and regulation predict psychological well-being. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2013 American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Murray, A., Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Ingram, C. L., Voss, J. C., Ervin, A., Allen, B. M., Wright, K. F., & McGhee, R. A. (2013). General and self-regulatory emotional self-efficacy predict lower future neuroticism. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2013 American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., McGhee, R.A., Ervin, A., Wright, K. F., Rarey, E. B., Gharibian Gharghani, G., Daigle, R. P., & Constantin, D. (2012). Self-efficacy for affect expression and regulation predict psychological well-being. Poster presented at the 2012 American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, Florida.
  • Boyraz, G., Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Ingram, C. L., Allen, B. M., Ervin, A., Wright, K. F., Murray, A. N., Voss, J. C., McGhee, R. A., Rarey, E. B., Gharibian Gharghani, G., Daigle, R. P., & Constantin, D. (2012). Generalized self-efficacy and cognitions as mediators of the conscientiousness-meaning relationship. Poster presented at the 2012 American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, Florida.
  • Lewallen, K. C., Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Powell, K., Daigle, R. P., & McGhee, R. A. (2012). Generalized self-efficacy, caring for peers with eating disorders, and well-being. Poster presented at the 2012 American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, Florida.
  • Ingram, C. L., Lightsey, O. R., Jr., McGhee, R. A., Murray, A. N., Ervin, A., Allen, B. M., Wright, K. F., Voss, J. C., & Gharibian Gharghani, G. (2012). Do negative automatic thoughts predict trait negative affect? Poster presented at the 2012 American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, Florida.
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., McGhee, R. A., Ervin, A., Wright, K., Daigle, R. P., Donnalin, C., Gharibian Gharghani, G., Rarey, E. B., & Powell, K. (2011). Can positive thinking reduce negative affect? A longitudinal replication and extension. Poster presented at the 2011 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.
  •  Lightsey, O. R., Jr., McGhee, R. A., Constantin, D., Daigle, R. P., Gharghani, G. G., Powell, K., Rarey, E. B., & Wright, K. (2011). Self-Efficacy for affect regulation as a predictor of future life satisfaction and moderator of the negative affect—life satisfaction relationship. Poster presented at the 2011 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • McGhee, R., Priest, R., & Lightsey, O.R., Jr. (2011). Self-care in treating sexually-victimized children: An international perspective. Poster presented at the 2011 American Psychological Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Johnson, E., & Freeman, P. (2010). Can Positive Thinking Reduce Negative Affect? Poster presented at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Gharghani, G. G., Katz, A. M., McKinney, V., & Rarey, E. (2010). Positive Thoughts Mediate the Relationship between Personality and Positive Affect. Poster presented at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Cedarholm, K., & Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (2009). Examining protective moderators of the body dissatisfaction--eating disorder relationship. Poster presented at the 2009 American Psychological Association Convention. 
  • Maxwell, D., Lightsey, O. R., Jr., & Berkes, P. M. (2009). The measurement of adolescent purpose in life. Poster presented at the 2009 American Psychological Association Convention. 
  • Boyraz, G., & Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (2008). Positive thoughts, self-efficacy, and meaning as mediators between stress and life satisfaction. Poster presented at the 2008 American Psychological Association Convention.
  • Wang, M., & Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (2008). Meaning in life and reasons for living as mediators of the relationship between stress and suicidal behavior among African Americans. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual American Psychological Association Convention (Not presented due travel complications)
  • Dahlbeck, D., & Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (2007) Generalized Self-Efficacy, Coping, and Self-Esteem as Predictors of Psychological Adjustment among Children with Disabilities or Chronic Illnesses. Poster presented at the 2007 American Psychological Association Convention. 
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Sweeney, J., & Dahlbeck, D. (2007). Meaning in Life, Emotion-Oriented Coping, Generalized Self-Efficacy and Family Cohesion as Predictors of Family Satisfaction among Mothers of Children with Disabilities. Poster presented at the 2007 American Psychological Association Convention. 
  • Wang, M. C., Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Pietruszka, T., Uruk, A. C., & Wells, A. G. (2006). Purpose in life and reasons for living as mediators of the relationship between stress, coping, and suicidal behavior. Poster presented at the 2006 American Psychological Association Convention. 
  • Boyraz, G., & Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (2006). Resilience, meaning, and well-being. Poster presented at the 2006 American Psychological Association Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Uruk, A., Pietruszka, T., Wang, M. C., & Wells, A. G. (2006). Self-efficacy, coping, stress, and life satisfaction. Poster presented at the 2006 American Psychological Association Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Wells, A. G., Lightsey, O. R., Jr., Pietruszka, T., Uruk, A. C., Wang, M. C., & Stancil, B. (2005). Emotion-oriented coping as a mediator of the relationship between negative affect and pain-related distress. Poster presented at the 2005 American Psychological Association Convention.
  • Pietruszka, T., Lightsey, O.R., Jr., Uruk, A., Wang, M.C., Wells, A. G., & Stancil, B. (2005). General Coping Self-Efficacy Predicts Posttraumatic Growth. Poster presented at the 2005 American Psychological Association Convention
  • Frances-Fischer, J., Lightsey, O. R., Jr., & Bridges, S. (2003). Male Infertility and Masculinity. Paper presented at the 2003 American Psychological Association Convention. 
  • Waldrop, D., & Lightsey, O. R., Jr., (2000). Self-efficacy, optimism, health competence, and recovery from orthopedic surgery. Poster presented at the 2000 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D. C.
  • Williams-Collins, K., & Lightsey, O. R. Jr. (1999). Racial Identity, Generalized Self-Efficacy and Psychological Well-Being: A Mediation Model for African American Women. Poster presented at the 107th American Psychological Association Convention, Boston, Massachusetts
  • L'Abbe, J., & Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1999). Self-Efficacy and Learned Helplessness as Predictors of Premature Termination. Poster presented at the 107th American Psychological Association Convention, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1998). Generalized self-efficacy and self-esteem among college students in the United States and Guam. Poster presented at the 106th American Psychological Association Convention, San Francisco, California, August 17th, 1998
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1996). Psychological Resources, Stress, and Dysphoria: Tests of Alternative Causal Models. Poster presented at the 104th American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Canada, August 10th, 1996
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (Chair), Karyn Boatwright, Linda Brooks, Madonna Constantine, Linda Forrest, Freda Rosenberg, William J. Smith, Thomas Sayger, Robbie Steward (1996). Increasing the Participation of White Psychologists in Racial/Ethnic Minority Issues. Conversation round-table presented at the 104th American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Canada, August, 11th, 1996
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1996). Generalized self-efficacy expectancies, optimism and growth group outcomes. Paper presented at the 1996 American Counseling Association Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 22, 1996
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1996). Increasing the Participation of White Psychologists in Racial/Ethnic Minority Issues. Discussion group, presented at the Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs Conference, Houston, Texas, February 23rd, 1996
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr., & Christopher, J. C. (1995). Psychological Resources and Dysphoria: A Cross-Cultural Replication and Extension. Poster presented at the 103rd American Psychological Association Convention, New York City, New York, August 14, 1995
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1995). The Role of Psychological Resources in HIV Infection. Poster presented at the 103rd American Psychological Association Convention, New York City, New York, August 11, 1995
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1995). Positive thinking, generalized self-efficacy, and stress: Findings across four studies. Paper presented at the 1995 Southeastern Division 17 Regional Conference, October 21st, 1995
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1994). An Inquiry into Psychological Resilience. Poster Presented at the 102nd American Psychological Association Convention, Los Angeles, California, August 13, 1994
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1994). Resilience, self-efficacy, and positive thought as predictors of dysphoria. Poster presented at the Annual SouthEastern Psychological Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, March, 1994
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1994). Resilience, Coping, and Happiness: An Exploratory Study. Poster presented at the Annual American Educational Research Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1994
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1993). Affect and Cognitions: What is Their Relationship? Poster Presented at the Southeast Regional Division 17 Conference, November, 1993
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1993). Psychological Resilience and the Prediction of Future Happiness. Poster presented at the 101st Annual American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, Canada, August, 1993
  • Lightsey, O. R., Jr. (1993). Positive Automatic Cognitions as Moderators of the Negative Life Event-Dysphoria Relationship. Poster presented at the 101st Annual American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, Canada, August, 1993


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