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Scientific/Professional Publications

Baltazar, A., Conopio, K., Moreo, J., & Hopkins. G.L.  (2013). Protecting Youth from Health Risk Behaviors.  Journal of Adventist Education, 76(2), 1-15.

Baltazar, A. M.*, Helm, H., McBride, D.C., Hopkins, G., Stevens, J. (2010) Internet Pornography Use in the Context of External and Internal Religiosity. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 38(1), 32-40.

Baltazar, A.M*, Hopkins, G.L., VanderWaal, C., McBride, D.C. & Pepper, S. & Mackey, S.* (2013). Parental Influence on Inhalant Use. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 22(2), 25-37.

Helm, H. W. Jr. & McBride D.C. (2013). Sex and Substance Use within a Prohibitionist University Setting. Atiner Conference Paper Series No: PSY2013-0418.

Hopkins, G.L., Baltazar, A.M.*, McBride, D.C. (2013). The Abuse of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs. Journal of Adventist Education, 48-55

Hopkins, G.L., McBride D., Featherston, B.C., Gleason, P. C., Moreno, J. (2014) Benefits to Adolescents Who Perform Community Service: a Perspective from Adolescent Health Researchers. Montana Lawyer, 39 (7), 8-11.

Hopkins, G.L., McBride, D.C., Featherston, B., Gleason, P. & Moreno, J. (2014).  Decades of Research Shows Adolescents Do Better With Community Service Rather than Incarceration.  The Advocate, 57(6/7), 56-61.

Hopkins, G.L., McBride, D.C., Moreno, J, Armstrong, S, Roberts, J., & Andregg, D. (2014).  Helping Young People to Resist at-Risk Behaviors.  Journal of Adventist Education, 76(3), 26-32.

Johnson, B.*, McBride, D., Hopkins, G., Pepper, S. (2014). An Examination of Parent-Child Relationships and Teen Substance Use: a Brief Report. Journal of Child & Adolescents Abuse, 23, 210-216.

Landless, P., McBride, D.C. Editors. (December/January 2013/14). Journal of Adventist Education.

Landless, P.N., McBride, D.C. (2013). Substance Abuse: A Major Global Health Issue. Journal of Adventist Education, 76(2), 3, 55.

McBride, D.C., Chiriquí, J.F., Terry-McElrath, Y.M.*, & Mulatu, M.S. (2012). Drug Treatment Program Ownership, Medicaid Acceptance and Service ProvisionJournal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 42 (2):116-124.

McBride, D.C., Terry-McElrath, Y.M.*, Chiriquí, J.F., O’Connor, J.C., VanderWaal, C.J. & Mattson, K.L. (2011). State Methamphetamine Precursor Policies and Changes in Small Toxic Lab Methamphetamine Production. Journal of Drug Issues., 41(2):253-282.

McBride D., Sedlacek D., Baltazar, A.*, Matthews, L., Chelbegean, R., Hopkins, G. L., (2013). Family Bonding and Family Dinners. ♠Ministry Magazine: International Journal for Pastors, (85)3 21-24.

McMillen, E.K.*, Helm, H., & McBride, D.C. (2011). Religious Orientation and Sexual Attitudes and Behavors. Journal of Research on Christian Education, 195-206.

Terry-McElrath, Y.M.*, Chiriquí, J.F. & McBride D. C. (2011). Factors Related to Medicaid Payment Acceptance at Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Programs. Health Services Research, 46(2):632-653.

Terry-McElrath, Y. M., Chriquui, J. F., Bates, H. (2014). Do State Policies Matter in Prosecutor-Reported Juvenile Marijuana Case Disposition? Crime & Delinquency, 60 (3), 402-426. 

VanderWaal, C.J., Young, Rachel M.*, McBride, D.C. Chriqui, J.F., and Terry-McElarath*(2013). Smurfing in Small Toxic Meth Labs: Impact of State Methamphetamine Precursor Policies. Journal of Policy Practice, 12(3), 231-255

VanderWaal, C.J., Hernandez, E.I., & Sandman, A.R.* (2012). The Gatekeepers: Clergy Involvement in Referrals and Collaboration with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Professionals. Journal of Social Work and Christianity, 39(1), 27-51.

VanderWaal, C.J., Howell, M.D.*, Davis, D., & Opel, A.R.* (December 3013/January 2014).  Yielding to temptation: How should we deal with students who try alcohol or drugs?  ♠Journal of Adventist Education, 76(2), 17-24.

VanderWaal, C.J., Mayer, A.R., Cooper, K., & Racovita-Szilagyi, L. (December 2013/January 2014).  Balancing Justice and Mercy: Redemptive Ways of Dealing with Student Substance Use.  ♠ Journal of Adventist Education, 76(2), 40-47.

Weaver, J.B.III, Weaver, S.S., Mays, D., Hopkins, G.L., Kannenberg, W.*, & McBride D. (2011). Mental and Physical Health Indicators and Sexually Explicit Media-Use Behavior by Adults. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8, 764-772.

Weaver, J. B., III, Mays, D., Weaver, S. S., Hopkins, G. L., Ero─člu, D., & Bernhardt, J. M. (2010). Health Information -Seeking Behaviors, Health Indicators, and Health Risks. American Journal of Public Health, 100(8), 1520-1525.

    *Indicates an Andrews/Loma Linda student, current or past.
    Indicates that this journal has as a primary audience Christian groups.


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