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Lynda M. Sagrestano

Associate Professor
Director of Center for Research on Women
Behavioral Medicine
Clement Hall Room 337
901.678.2780 (telephone)
901.678.3652 (fax)
curriculum vitae

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., University of California, Berkeley
B.A., Duke University

Research Interests
  • Social and Health Psychology
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Psychosocial, Behavioral, and Cultural Factors in Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes
  • Prevention of HIV and Unintended Pregnancy
  • Sexual Harassment in Middle and High School

Recent Publications

  • Sagrestano, L. M., Rogers, A., & Service, A. (2007). HIV/AIDS. In B. A. Boyer & I. Paharia (eds.), Comprehensive handbook of clinical health psychology. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  • Sagrestano, L. M., Heavey, C. L., & Christensen, A. (2006). Individual differences versus social structural approaches to explaining demand/withdraw and social influence behaviors. In K. Dindia & D. Canary (Eds.), Sex differences and similarities in communication (2nd ed., pp. 379-395). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Sagrestano, L. M., Rogers, A., Kittleson, M. J., & Sarvela, P. D. (2005). Examining condom efficacy as a mediator of condom stage of change and condom use among injected drug users. American Journal of Health Behavior, 29, 12-25.
  • Sagrestano, L. M., Carroll, D., Rodriguez, A., & Nuwayhid, B. (2004). Demographic, psychological, and relationship factors in domestic violence during pregnancy in a sample of low-income women of color. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 28, 309-322.
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