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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)
lsagrstn@memphis.edu
curriculum vitae
Education

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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