Dr. Vassileva, who came to Bulgaria to work on a cross-cultural adaptation and development of novel neuroscience-informed psychoeducational interventions for substance use disorders, published numerous articles in her field of expertise in AY 2020-2021:

  • Bjork, J. M., Keyser-Marcus, L., Vassileva, J., Ramey, T., Houghton, D. C., & Moeller, F. G. (2021). Social information processing in substance use disorders: Insights from an emotional Go-Nogo task. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12:672488. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.672488.
  • Bountress, K. E., Cusack, S., Conley, A., Aggen, S., The Spit for Science Working Group, Vassileva, J., Dick, D.M., Amstadter, A.B. (2021). Unpacking the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: A psychometric evaluation. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12:1, 1932296. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1932296.
  • Bountress, K.E., Cusack, S.E., Conley, A.H., Aggen, S.H., The Spit for Science Working Group, Vassileva, J., Dick, D.M., Amstadter, A.B. (2022). The COVID-19 pandemic impacts psychiatric outcomes and alcohol use among college students. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 13:1, 2022279. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.2022279.74.
  • Dick, D. M., Saunders, T., Balcke, E., Driver, M. N., Neale, Z., Vassileva, J. & Langberg, J. M. (2021). Genetically influenced externalizing and internalizing risk pathways as novel prevention targets. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000759.
  • Hicks, T.A., Chartier, K.G., Buckley, T.D., Reese, D., Spit for Science Working Group, Vassileva, J., Dick, D.M., Amstadter, A.B., Peterson, R.E., & Moreno, O. (2021). Divergent changes: Abstinence and higher-frequency substance use increase among racial/ethnic minority young adults during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 48(1), 88-99. https://doi.org/10.1080/00952990.2021.1995401.
  • Kvam, P. D., Romeu, R. J., Turner, B. M., Vassileva, J., Busemeyer, J. R. (2021). Testing the factor structure underlying behavior using joint cognitive models: Impulsivity in delay discounting and Cambridge gambling tasks. Psychological Methods, 26(1):18-37. https://doi.org/10.1037/met0000264.
  • Lauvsnes, A. D. F., Langaas, M., Olsen, A., Vassileva, J., Spigset, O., Gråwe, R. W. (2021). ADHD- and mental health symptoms in the identification of young adults with increased risk of alcohol dependency in the general population – The HUNT4 population study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,18(21), 11601. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182111601.
  • Park, H., Young, J., Vassileva, J., Ahn, W-Y. (2021). Development of a novel computational model for the Balloon Analogue Risk Task: The Exponential-Weight Mean Variance Model. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 102, 102532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmp.2021.102532.
  • Psederska, E., Thomson, N. D., Bozgunov, K., Nedelchev, D., Vasilev, G., Vassileva, J. (2021). Effects of psychopathy on neurocognitive dimensions of impulsivity in abstinent opiate, stimulant and polysubstance users. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12:660810. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.660810.
  • Psederska, E., Vasilev, G., DeAngelis, B., Bozgunov, K., Nedelchev, D., Vassileva, J., al’Absi, M. (2021). Resilience, mood, and mental health outcomes during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Bulgaria. PsyArXiv, https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/8nraq.2.
  • Rezapour T., Assari S., Kirlic N., Vassileva J., Ekhtiari H. (2021). Enhancing Cognitive Resilience in Adolescence and Young Adults: A Multidimensional Approach. In: Croff J.M., Beaman J. (Eds.) Family Resilience and Recovery from Opioids and Other Addictions. Emerging Issues in Family and Individual Resilience. Springer Nature, Switzerland AG. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-56958-7_3.
  • West, S., Psederska, E., Vasilev, G., Bozgunov, K., Nedelchev, D., Thomson, N., Vassileva, J. (2022). Comparing psychopathy across measurement modalities. PsyArXiv, https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/exruk.
  • Williams, C. D., Hood, K. B., Moreno, O., Chartier, K., Johnson, K., Townsend, T., Kuo, S. C., The Spit for Science Working Group, Vassileva, J., Dick, D. M., Amstadter, A. B. (2021). The Impact of COVID-19 Disruptions and Discrimination on Mental Health: Testing the Moderating Role of Exercise among African American and Asian American Emerging Adults. Emerging Adulthood, 9(5): 506-515. https://doi.org/10.1177/21676968211038793.
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