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Peer-Reviewed Publications

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Albright, D., Landor, A. M., McDaniel, J. T., Godfrey, K., Fletcher, K. L., Thomas, K. H., & Bertram, J. (in press). Sexual behaviors and health practices in a national sample of student service members/veterans. Archives of Sexual Behavior.


Landor, A. M., Simons, L. G., Granberg, E., & Melby, J. N. (in press). Colorizing self-esteem: An investigation of a psychological mechanism linking skin tone and sexual health among African American young women. Journal of Child and Family Studies.


Ramseyer Winter, V., Ruhr, L., Pevehouse, D.*, & Pilgrim, S. (in press). Exploring body image, sexual behavior, and sexual health outcomes among a diverse sample of women. Archives of Sexual Behavior. doi: 10.1007/s10508-017-1121-3


Ramseyer Winter, V., O’Neill, E., & Cook, M.* (in press). An investigation of SES and body image among hook-up app users. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research.


McDermott, E. R., Zeiders, K. H., & Landor, A. M. (in press). Short-term longitudinal relations between discrimination and proactive coping strategies among African American and Latinx college students. Journal of Adolescence


Ramseyer Winter, V., Landor, A., Kennedy, A.*, & Gillen, M. (in press). Weight (mis)perceptions and sexual health among U.S. emerging adults. Emerging Adulthood.


Maiya, S., Carlo, G., Landor, A. M., & Memmott, M. (in press). Ethnic-racial and religious identity as mediators of relations between ethnic-racial socialization and prosocial behaviors among Black young adults. Journal of Black Psychology.


Landor, A. M., & Simons, L. G. (2019). Virgin territory: Prevalence and predictors of virginity among African American young adults. Journal of Sexuality and Culture.


Ramseyer Winter, V., Landor, A., Teti, M., Morris, K., Schliep, E., Pevehouse-Pfeiffer, D., & Pekarek, E.* (2019). Is body appreciation a mechanism of depression and anxiety? An investigation of the 3-Dimensional Body Appreciation Mapping (3D-BAM) intervention. Mental Health & Prevention, 14, 200158. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mph.2019.200158


Kennedy, A.*, Schneiderman, J. U., & Ramseyer Winter, V. (2019). Association of body weight perception and unhealthy weight control behaviors in adolescence, Children & Youth Services Review, 96, 250-254. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2018.11.053


Ramseyer Winter, V., Danforth, L. K., Landor, A., & Pevehouse, D.* (2019). Toward an understanding of racial and ethnic diversity in body image among women. Social Work Research, 43(2), 69-80. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/swr/svy033


Landor, A. M., & Smith, S. M. (2019). Skin tone trauma: Historical and contemporary influences on the health and interpersonal outcomes of African Americans. Perspectives on Psychological Science. ***One of the Top 5 Psychology Journals (Multidisciplinary)


Ramseyer Winter, V., Cook, M.*, & Hood, A.* (2019). Body image and sexual behavior among adult men who “hook up.” Journal of Sex Research. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2019.1652237


*Berkley, S., & Landor, A. M. (2019). Politics of respectability and the nuanced politics of Black Family Life: Ferguson and #BlackLivesMatter. Black Families: A Systems Approach. San Diego, CA. Cognella Publishers.


Ramseyer Winter, V., Jones, A.*, O’Neill, E.* (2019). Eating breakfast and family meals in adolescence: The role of body image Social Work in Public Health, 1-9. doi: 10.1080/19371918.2019.1575314


Simons, L. G., Sutton, T. E., Landor, A. M., Barr, A., Bryant, C., & Granberg, E. (2019). Gender differences in the dating experiences of African American young adults: The challenge of forming romantic relationships within the context of power imbalance. Youth & Society.


Ramseyer Winter, V., Teti, M., Landor, A. M., & Morris, K. (2019). “On a Journey to Appreciate What My Body Does for Me”: Qualitative Results from a Positive Body Image Pilot Intervention Study. Social Work in Public Health, 34(7), 637-645. doi: 10.1080/19371918.2019.1635951


Ramseyer Winter, V., Ward, M.*, Pilgrim, S., Cook, M.*, & Summers, A.* (2019). Want to improve sexual health education for girls? Include body image. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 14(2), 152-164. doi: 10.1080/15546128.2018.1531362


Landor, A., & Ramseyer Winter, V. (2019). Relationship quality and comfort talking about sex as predictors of sexual health among young women. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. doi: 10.1177/0265407519842337.


Landor, A. M. (2019). Family Theories— Social Exchange Theory and Intimate Relationships: Intersectionality and Ecological Perspectives (Invited Encyclopedia Entry). Macmillan Encyclopedia of Intimate and Family Relationships: An Interdisciplinary Approach.


Kennedy, A.*, Ramseyer Winter, V., & Corbin, M.* (2019). Physical education class and body image perception: Are they related? Physical Educator, 76, 467-484. doi: 10.18666/TPE-2019-V76-I2-8766


Ramseyer Winter, V., Cook, M.*, Pekarek, E.*, & Ward, M.* (2019). Sex and substances: Does body image play a role? Journal of Substance Use, 24(6), 672-676. doi: 10.1080/14659891.2019.1642411


Zeiders, K. H., Landor, A. M., *Flores, M., & *Brown, A. (2018). Microaggressions and diurnal cortisol: Examining within-person associations among African American and Latino young adults. Journal of Adolescent Health, 63(4), 482-488.


Ramseyer Winter, V., Massey Combs, K.*, & Ward, M.* (2018). An investigation of the association between foster care, body image, and BMI: A propensity score analysis. Children and Youth Services Review, 84, 82-85. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.11.021


Smith, S. M., & Landor, A. M. (2018). Toward a better understanding of African American families: Development of the sociocultural family stress model. Journal of Family Theory and Review10(2), 434-450.


Jones, A.*, Ramseyer Winter, V., Pekarek, E.*, & Walters, J.* (2018). Binge drinking and cigarette smoking among teens: Does body image play a role? Children & Youth Services Review, 91, 232-236. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2018.06.005


Landor, A. M. & Barr, A. (2018). Politics of respectability, colorism, and the terms of social exchange in family research. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 10(2), 330-347.


Ramseyer Winter, V., Brett, A.*, Pevehouse, D.*, O’Neill, E.*, & Ellis-Ordway, N. (2018). Body image assessment among community mental health providers. Community Mental Health Journal, 54, 600-606. doi: 10.1007/s10597-017-0194-8


Ramseyer Winter, V., Gillen, M., Cahill, L.*, Jones, A.*, & Ward, M.* (2018). Body appreciation, anxiety, and depression among a racially diverse sample of women. Journal of Health Psychology.


Ramseyer Winter, V., Gillen, M., & Kennedy, A.* (2018). Associations between body appreciation and communication about sex: A brief report. Health Communication, 3, 359-362. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2016.1255845


Ramseyer Winter, V., Teti, M., Koegler, E., Brett, A.*, Moore, A.*, & Landor, A. (2018). “What you see in the mirror”: Community mental health practitioners define body image. Social Work in Mental Health, 1, 93-104. 10.1080/15332985.2017.1350615


Landor, A. M. (2017). Beyond Black and White but still in color: Examining skin tone and marriage attitudes and outcomes among African American young adults. In Horton, Martin, Herring, Keith, and Thomas (Eds), Color struck: How race and complexion matter in the “color-blind” era. Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Sense Publishing.


Ramseyer Winter, V., Kennedy, A.*, & O’Neill, E.* (2017). Adolescent tobacco and alcohol use: The influence of body image. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1067828X.2017.1279992


Ramseyer Winter, V., O’Neill, E., & Omary, A.* (2017). Exploring relationships between body image and self-reported physical health among young women. Health and Social Work, 42(2), e62-e67. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/hsw/hlx006


Ramseyer Winter, V., & Ruhr, L. R. (2017). Body appreciation and contraceptive use among college women: A brief report. International Journal of Sexual Health, 29(2), 168-172. doi:10.1080/19317611.2016.1259707


Ramseyer Winter, V. (2017). Toward a relational understanding of objectification, body image, and preventive sexual health. Journal of Sex Research. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2016.1190807


O’Neill, E.*, Ramseyer Winter, V., & Pevehouse, D.* (2016). Exploring body appreciation and women’s health-related quality of life: The moderating role age. Journal of Health Psychology. doi: 10.1177/1359105316675212


Landor, A. M., & Halpern, C. (2016). The enduring significance of skin tone: Linking skin tone, attitudes toward marriage and cohabitation, and sexual behavior. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(5), 986-1002.


Ramseyer Winter, V., Brandon-Friedman, R.*, & Ely, G. (2016). Foster care and sexual health outcomes: A review of the literature. Children and Youth Services Review. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.02.023


Ramseyer Winter, V., & Satinsky, S. (2016). Sexual behavior in a diverse heterosexual sample: The influence of BMI. International Journal of Sexual Health, 28, 129-140.


Landor, A. M., & Halpern, C. (2015). Prevalence of high-risk sexual behaviors among monoracial and multiracial groups from a national sample: Are multiracial young adults at greater risk? Archives of Sexual Behavior, 45(2), 467-475.


Landor, A. M., Simons, L. G., Simons, R. L., Brody, G. H., Bryant, C. M., Gibbons, F. X., Granberg, E. M., & Melby, J. N. (2014). Exploring the impact of skin tone on family dynamics and race-related outcomes. Journal of Family Psychology, 27(5), 817.