Maldonado-Molina Publications

  • Maldonado-Molina,M. & Jennings, W. (2016). Commentary on Caetano, Vaeth, Mills, and Canino (2016): Employment Status, Depression, Drinking, and Alcohol‐Use Disorders in Puerto Rico, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 40 (5), 942-944.
  • Delcher C., Wang* Y., Wagenaar AC, Goldberger BA, Cook RL, Maldonado-Molina, MM. (2016). Prescription and Illicit Opioid Deaths and the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in Florida. American Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303104.
  • Jennings, W.G., Reingle Gonzalez, J., Piquero, A.R., Canino, G., & Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (2016). The nature and relevance of risk and protective factors for violence among Hispanic children and adolescents: Results from the Boricua Youth Study. Journal of Criminal Justice, 45, 41-47.
  •  Lee D.*, Delcher C., Maldonado-MolinaM., Thogmartin J.R. and Goldberger B.A. (2016). Manners of Death in Drug-Related Fatalities in Florida. J. Forensic Science, 61(3), 735-742, doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12999.
  • Lynne-Landsman, S.L., Komro, K.A., Kominsky, T.K., Boyd, M.L., and Maldonado-Molina,M. (2016) Early trajectories of alcohol and other substance use among youth from rural communities within the Cherokee Nation. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77(2), 238-248.
  • Delcher C., Wagenaar A.C., Goldberger B.A., Cook R.L., Maldonado-MolinaM. (2015). Abrupt decline in oxycodone-caused mortality after implementation of Florida’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. Drug Alcohol and Dependence, 150, 63-38, doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.02.010.
  • Komro, K.A., Wagenaar, A.C., Boyd, M., Boyd, B.J., Kominsky, T., Pettigrew, D., Tobler, A.L., Lynne-Landsman, S.D., Livingston, M.D., Livingston, B., Maldonado Molina, M.M. (2015). Prevention trial in the Cherokee Nation: Design of a randomized community trial. Prevention Science, 16(2): 291-300.
  • Komro, K.A., Livingston, M.D., Kominsky, T.K., Livingston, B.J., Garrett, B.A., Maldonado-Molina, M., & Boyd, M. (2015). 15-minute comprehensive alcohol risk survey: Reliability and validity across American Indian and White adolescents. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 76(1), 133-142. doi: 10.15288/jsad.2015.76.133, PMID: 25486402.
  • Komro, K.A., Wagenaar, A.C., Boyd, M., Boyd, B.J., Kominsky, T., Pettigrew, D., Tobler, A.L., Lynne-Landsman, S.D., Livingston, M.D., Livingston, B., Maldonado Molina, M.M. (2015). Prevention Trial in the Cherokee Nation: Design of a randomized Community Trial. Prevention Science, 162 (2), 291-300. doi: 10.1007/s11121-014-0478-y
  • Lee, D., Delcher, C., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Bazydlo, L.A., Thogmartin, J.R., and Goldberger, B.A. (2014). Trends in licit and illicit drug-related deaths in Florida from 2001 to 2012. Forensic Science International, 245, 178-186. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2014.10.024.
  • Delcher C., Wang* Y., Wagenaar AC, Goldberger BA, Cook RL, Maldonado-Molina, MM. (2016). Prescription and Illicit Opioid Deaths and the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in Florida. American Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303104.
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., and Cottler, L. (2014). Biomedical and Translational Research: Motivations, Challenges, and Perceived Rewards among Hispanics. Transl Med (Sunnyvale), 4, 134. doi: 10.4172/2161-1025.1000134
  • Delcher* P.C., Wang* Y., and Maldonado-Molina, M.M., (2013). Trends in Financial Barriers to Medical Care for Women Veterans. Preventing Chronic Disease. PMCID: PMC3809923
  • Delcher*, P.C., Johnson*, R. and Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (2013). Driving After Drinking Among Young Adults of Different Race/Ethnicities in the United States: Unique Risk Factors in Early Adolescence. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52, 584-591. PMCID: PMC3634100
  • Tobler, A.L., Maldonado-Molina, M.M, Staras, S.A.S., O’Mara, R., Livingston, M.D. & Komro, K.A. (2013). Perceived racial/ethnic discrimination, problem behaviors and mental health among minority urban youth. Ethnicity & Health.
  • Prado, G., Huang, S., Cordova, D., Malcolm, S., Estrada, Y., Cano, N., Maldonado-Molina, M.M. Bacio, G., Rosen, A., Pantin, H., & Brown, C.H. (2013) Eco developmental and intrapersonal moderators of a family based preventive intervention for Hispanic youth: A latent profile analysis, Prevention Science, 14(3), 290-299. doi: 10.1007/s11121-012-0326-x PMCID: PMC3633650
  • Reingle*, J. M., Jennings, W. G., Landsman*, S. D., Cottler, L. B., & Maldonado-Molina, M. M. (2013). Toward an understanding of risk and protective factors for violence among adolescent boys and men: A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Adolescent Health. 52(4), 493-498. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2012.08.006. PMCID: PMC3608694
  • Ridenour, T.A., Pineo, T., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Hassmiller-Lich,K. (2013). Toward Rigorous Idiographic Research in Prevention Science: Comparison between Three Analytic Strategies for Testing Preventive Intervention in Very Small Samples. Prevention Science, 14(3), 267-278. doi: 10.1007/s11121-012-0311-4. PMCID: PMC3782303
  • Bernat, D.H., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Hyland, A., Wagenaar, A.C. (2013). Effects of Smoke-free Laws on Alcohol-Related Car Crashes in California and New York: Time Series Analyses from 1982 to 2008. American Journal of Public Health, 103(2), 214-220. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.300906. PMCID: PMC3558754
  • Staras*, S., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Livingston, M., Komro, K.A. (2012) Association between sex partner meeting venues and sexual risk-taking among urban adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 51(6), 566-571. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2012.03.015. PMCID: PMC3505279
  • Reingle, J.M., Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (2012) Victimization and violent offending: An assessment of the victim-offender overlap among Native American adolescents and young adults. International Criminal Justice
  • Jennings, W.G., Reingle, J.M., Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (in press) Substance use as a risk for intimate partner violence overlap among Hispanic young adults. International Criminal Justice.
  • Delcher, P.C., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Wagenaar, A. (2012) Effects of Alcohol Taxes on Alcohol-Related Disease Mortality in New York State from 1969 to 2006. Addictive Behaviors, 37(7), 783-789.
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., & Delcher, C. Commentary on Caetano, Mills & Vaeth (2012) The role of context on alcohol consumption among Mexican Americans. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Psychology. 36(4), 566-567.
  • Reingle, J.M., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Jennings, W.G., Komro, K.A. (2012) Racial/Ethnic differences in trajectories of aggression in a longitudinal sample of high-risk, urban youth. Journal of Adolescent Health.
  • Reingle*, J.M., Jennings, W. G., & Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (in press) Group fighting and violence among Hispanic adolescents and young adults: results from a nationally representative, longitudinal study. Race and Justice.
  • Reingle J.M, Jennings, W.J., Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (epub 2012) Risk of protective factors for trajectories of violent delinquency among a nationally representative sample of early adolescents. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. DOI: 10.1177/1541204011431589
  • Reingle*, J.M., Staras, S. A., Jennings, W. G., Branchini, J., & Maldonado-Molina, M. M. (epub2011). The relationship between marijuana use and intimate partner violence in a nationally representative, longitudinal sample. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. DOI: 10.1177/0886260511425787
  • Reingle, J.M, Livingston, M, Maldonado-Molina, M.M (2011). Greater than the sum of its parts: the combined effect of early alcohol use and violence on alcohol abuse and violence in adulthood. Open Family Studies Journal, 4, 74-80. DOI: 10.2174/1874922401104010074
  • Ridenour, TY, Minnes, S, Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Reynolds, M. (2011). Psychometrics and cross-cultural comparisons of the illustration-based Assessment of Liability and Exposure to Substance Use and Antisocial Behavior© for children. Open Family Studies Journal, 4, 17-26. DOI: 10.2174/1874922401104010017
  • Jennings W.J, Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (2011). Health disparities in alcohol use, delinquency and violence among minority adolescents. Open Family Studies Journal, 4, 15-16. DOI: 10.2174/1874922401104010015
  • Reingle J.M, Jennings W.G, Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (2011). The mediated effect of contextual risk factors on trajectories of violence: results from a nationally representative, longitudinal sample of Hispanic adolescents. American Journal of Criminal Justice; 36:327-43. DOI: 10.1007/s12103-011-9138-y
  • Jennings, W.G., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Reingle*, J.R., & Komro, K. (2011). A multi-level approach to investigating neighborhood effects on physical aggression among urban youth.  American Journal of Criminal Justice, 36,392-407. DOI: 10.1007/s12103-011-9118-2
  • Maldonado-Molina, M. M., Reingle, J. M., Delcher, C., & Branchini, J. (2011). The role of parental alcohol consumption on driving under the influence of alcohol: Results from a longitudinal, nationally representative sample. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 43, 2182-2187.  DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2011.06.012
  • Reingle*, J. M., Jennings, W. G., Maldonado-Molina, M. M., Piquero, A. R., & Canino, G. (2011). Investigating the role of gender delinquency in exposure to violence among Puerto Rican youth. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 27, 361-337. DOI: 10.1177/1043986211412571
  • Reingle JM, Jennings WG, Maldonado-Molina, M. M. (2011). Generational differences in serious physical violence among Hispanic adolescents. Race and Justice; 1:277-91. DOI: 10.1177/2153368711409061
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Reingle*, J.M., Jennings, W.G., Prado, W. (2011). Drinking and driving among immigrant and US-born Hispanic young adults: Results from a longitudinal and nationally representative study.  Addictive Behaviors, 36, 381-388. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2010.12.017
  • Staras, S.A.S., Tobler, A.L., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Cook, R.L. (2011). Riskier sexual partners contribute to the increased rate of sexually transmitted diseases among youth with substance use disorders. Sexually Transmitted Diseases,38, 413-418. DOI: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e31820279a7
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M. Reingle*, J.R., and Jennings, W.J. (2011). Does Alcohol Use Predict Violent Behaviors? The Relationship Between Alcohol Use and Violence in a Nationally Representative Longitudinal Sample. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 9, 99-111. DOI: 10.1177/1541204010384492
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Jennings, W. G., Tobler, A. L., Piquero, A. R., & Canino, G. (2010). Assessing victim-offender overlap among Hispanic youth. Journal of Criminal Justice. 38, 1191-1201. DOI:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2010.09.008
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M. & Lanza, S.T. (2010). A framework to examine gateway relations in drug use: An application of latent transition analysis. Journal of Drug Issues, 40, 901-919. DOI 0022-0426/10/04 901-924
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Reingle*, J.R., Tobler, A. & Komro, K. (2010). Effects of Beverage-specific alcohol consumption on drinking behaviors among urban youth. Journal of Drug Education, 40, 265-280. PMID: 21313986
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., & Wagenaar, A. (2010). Effects of alcohol taxes on alcohol-related mortality in Florida Tax paper.  Time series analyses from 1969-2004. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Psychology, 34(11), 1-7.  PMID: 20659073
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Reingle, J.M., Tobler, A.L., Jennings, W.G. & Komro, K.A. (2010). Trajectories of physical aggression among urban Hispanic adolescents: An application of latent trajectory modeling from age 12 to 18. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 35(3), 121-133. DOI 10.1007/s12103-010-9074-2
  • Jennings, W.G, Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Piquero, A.R., Bird, H., & Canino, G. (2010). Sex Differences in Trajectories of Offending among Puerto Rican Youth. Crime & Delinquency, 56(3), 327-357. DOI: 10.1177/0011128710372478
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Jennings, W. G., & Komro, K. A. (2010). Effects of alcohol on trajectories of physical aggression among urban youth: An application of latent trajectory modeling. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(9), 1012-1026.  PMID: 20012555
  • Cheng, J., Edwards, L. J., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Komro, K. A., & Muller, K. (2010). Real longitudinal data analysis for real people: Building a good enough mixed model. Statistics in Medicine, 29(4), 504-520. PMCID: PMC2811235
  • Jennings, W.G., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., & Komro, K.A. (2010).  Sex Similarities/Differences in Trajectories of Delinquency among urban Chicago Youth: The Role of Delinquent Peers. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 35(1-2), 56-75. DOI 10.1007/s12103-009-9066-2
  • Prado, G., Huang, S., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Bandiera, F., Schwartz, S.J., de la Vega, P., Brown, C.H., & Pantin, H. (2010).  An Empirical Test of Ecodevelopmental Theory in Predicting HIV Risk Behaviors among Hispanic Youth. Health Education and Behavior, 37(1), 97-114. PMID: 20130302
  • Komro, K.A., Tobler, A., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., & Perry, C. (2010). Effects of Alcohol Use Initiation Patterns on High-Risk Behaviors among Urban, Low-Income, Young Adolescents. Prevention Science, 11(1), 14-23. PMID: 19639410
  • Jennings, W.G., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Piquero, A., & Canino, G. (2010).  Parental Suicidality as a Risk Factor for Delinquency among Hispanic Youth.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(3), 315-325. PMID: 19657728
  • Tobler*, A.L., Komro, K.A., & Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (2009). Relationship between neighborhood context, family management practices and alcohol use among urban, multi-ethnic, young adolescents. Prevention Science, 10(4), 313-324. PMCID: PMC2783307
  • Tobler*, A.L., Komro, K.A., & Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (2009). Early adolescent, multi-ethnic, urban youth’s exposure to patterns of alcohol-related neighborhood characteristics. Journal of Community Health, 34(5), 361-369. PMCID: PMC2738760
  • Prado, G., Huang, S., Schwartz, S., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Bandiera, F, De la Rosa, M., & Pantin, H. (2009). What accounts for differences in substance use among U.S. born and Foreign born Hispanic adolescents?: Results from a longitudinal prospective cohort study with a nationally representative sample of Hispanic adolescents.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 45(2), 118-125. PMCID: PMC19628137
  • Wagenaar, A.C., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., & Wagenaar*, B.H. (2009). Effects of alcohol tax increases on disease mortality in Alaska: Time-series analyses from 1976 to 2004. American Journal of Public Health, 99(8), 1464-1470. PMID: 19008507
  • Maldonado-Molina,M.M., Piquero, A.R., Jennings, W.G., Bird, H., & Canino, G. (2009). Trajectories of delinquent behaviors among Puerto Rican children and adolescents at two sites. Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency, 46(2), 144-181. DOI: 10.1177/0022427808330866
  • Prado, G., Schwartz, S., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Huang, S., Pantin, H., Lopez, B., & Szapocznik, J.  (2009). Ecodevelopmental x Intrapersonal Risk: Substance Use and Sexual Behavior in Hispanic Adolescents. Health Education & Behavior, 36(1), 45-61. PMID: 18326053
  • Komro, K.A., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Tobler*, A.L., Bonds*, J.R. & Muller, K.E. (2008). ΕΠΙΔΡΑΣΕΙΣ ΤΗΣ ΠΡΟΣΒΑΣΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΗΣ ΔΙΑΘΕΣΙΜΟΤΗΤΑΣ ΑΛΚΟΟΛ ΣΤΟ ΟΠΙΤΙ ΣΤΗ ΧΡΗΣΗ ΑΛΚΟΟΛ ΑΠΟ ΝΕΑΡΟΥΣ ΕΦΗΒΟΥΣ. [Effects of home access and availability of alcohol on young adolescents alcohol use]. Εξαζτήσςις, τεύχος [The Scientific Journal of Addiction Issues]. 13(1): 91-110.
  • Prado, G., Szapocznik, J., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Schwartz, S.J., & Pantin, H. (2008).  Drug Abuse Prevalence, Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment in Hispanic Adolescents: A Cultural Perspective. Journal of Drug Issues, 38(1), 5-36.  NCJ #: 222682
  • Wagenaar, A.C., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Ma, L., Tobler*, A.L. & Komro, K.A.  (2007). Effects of legal BAC limits on fatal crash involvement: Analyses of 28 states from 1976 through 2002. Journal of Safety Research, 38(5), 493-499. PMID: 18023634
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., & Komro, K., & Prado, G. (2007). Prospective association between dieting and smoking initiation among adolescents. American Journal of Health Promotion, 22(1), 25-32. PMID: 17894260
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Collins, L.M., Lanza, S.T., Prado, G., Ramirez, R.R., & Canino, G. (2007). Patterns of substance use onset among Hispanic in Puerto Rico and the United States. Addictive Behaviors, 32(10), 2432-2437. PMID: 17493764
  • Komro, K.A., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Tobler*, A.L., Bonds*, J.R. & Muller, K.E. (2007).  Effects of home access and availability of alcohol on young adolescents alcohol use.  Addiction, 102(10):1597-1608. PMID: 17854336
  • Wagenaar, A.C. & Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (2007). Effects of Drivers’ License Suspension Policies on Alcohol-related Crash Involvement: Long-term Follow-up in 46 States. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(8), 1399-1406. PMID: 17559543
  • Wagenaar, A.C., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Erickson, D.J., Ma, L., Tobler*, A.L. & Komro, K.A. (2007).  General deterrence effects of U.S. statutory DUI fine and jail penalties: Long-term follow-up in 32 states. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 39(5), 982-994. PMID: 17854574
  • Hearst*, M.O., Fulkerson, J.A., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Perry, C.L. & Komro, K. (2007). Who needs liquor stores when parents will do? The importance of social sources of alcohol among young urban teens. Preventive Medicine, 44(6), 471-476. PMCID: PMC1987716
  • Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Reyes*, N., & Espinosa-Hernández*, G. (2006). Prevention research and Latino families: Resources for researchers and practitioners. Family Relations, 55(3), 403-414. DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-3729.2006.00411.x
  • Ridenour, T.A, Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Compton, W.M., Spitznagel, E.L., & Cottler, L.B. (2005). Factors associated with the transition from abuse to dependence among substance abusers: Implications for a measure of addictive liability. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 80(1), 1-14. PMCID: PMC1435339
  • Coatsworth, D., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Pantin, H., & Szapocznik, J. (2005). A person-centered and ecological investigation of acculturation strategies in Hispanic immigrants. Journal of Community Psychology, 33 (2), 157-174. PMCID: PMC1482726
  • Johansson, B., Hofer, S. M., Allaire, J. C., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., Piccinin, A.M., Berg, S., Pedersen, N., & McClearn, G. E. (2004). Change in memory and cognitive functioning in the oldest-old: The effects of proximity to death in genetically related individuals over a six-year period. Psychology and Aging, 19(1), 145-156. PMID: 15065938
  • VanZandt, T., & Maldonado-Molina, M.M. (2004). Response reversals in recognition memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 30(6), 1147-1166. PMID: 15521795
  • Bernal, G., Maldonado-Molina, M.M., & Scharrón del Río, M.R. (2003). Development of a brief scale for social support: Reliability and validity in Puerto Rico. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 3(2), 251-264.