Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Mental Health Symptoms and Parenting Among Father-Only and Dual Substance Use Disorder CouplesJournal of Family Issues. 796-816.
2018 Psychometric Properties of a Modified Moral Injury Questionnaire in a Military PopulationTraumatology. 301-312.
2017 Empirical investigation of a model of sexual-minority specific and general risk factors for intimate partner violence among lesbian womenPsychology of Violence. 110-119.
2017 Pre-military abuse, mental health, and hazardous alcohol use among military personnelJournal of Substance Use.
2017 Sexual Coercion, Drinking to Cope Motives, and Alcohol-Related Consequences Among Self-Identified Bisexual WomenSubstance use & misuse. 1-12.
2017 Work stressors, depressive symptoms and sleep quality among US Navy members: A parallel process latent growth modelling approach across deploymentJournal of Sleep Research.
2016 Antisocial behavior and intimate partner violence among single and dual substance-abusing couplesJournal of family violence. 423-431.
2016 College student dating partner drinking profiles: Differences in relationship functioning and relationship-specific alcohol expectanciesSubstance use & misuse. 840-852.
2016 Emotional distress, alcohol use, and bidirectional partner violence among lesbian womenViolence Against Women. 919-938.
2016 Empirical investigation of a model of sexual-minority specific and general risk factors for intimate partner violence among lesbian womenPsychology of Violence. 110-119.
2016 Initiation and retention in couples outpatient treatment for parents with drug and alcohol use disordersExperimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 174-84.
2016 Initiation and retention in outpatient treatment for parents with drug and alcohol use disordersExperimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 174-184.
2016 Minority stress and intimate partner perpetration among lesbians: Negative affect, hazardous drinking, and intrusiveness as mediatorsPsychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity.
2016 Social support and relationship satisfaction as moderators of the stress-mood-alcohol link in U.S. Navy members at predeploymentJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease.
2015 Behavioral Couples Treatment for substance use disorder: Secondary effects on the reduction of risk for child abuseJournal of substance abuse treatment.
2015 Childcare involvement, satisfaction with one’s partner as a parent, and dyadic satisfaction among fathers with substance use disorders and their nonsubstance-abusing partnersFathering.
2015 Discrepant alcohol use, intimate partner violence, and relationship adjustment among lesbian women and their relationship partnersJournal of family violence.
2015 Discrepant alcohol use, intimate partner violence, and relationship adjustment among lesbian women and their same-sex intimate partnersJournal of family violence. 977-986.
2015 Drug abuse symptoms and childhood-, military- and post-military trauma exposureDrug and Alcohol Dependence.
2015 Emotional distress, alcohol use, and bidirectional partner violence among lesbian womenViolence Against Women. 917-938.
2015 Modeling risk for child abuse and harsh parenting in families with depressed and substance-abusing parentsChild abuse & neglect. 42-52.
2015 Number of deployments, relationship satisfaction and perpetration of partner violence among U.S. Navy membersJournal of Family Psychology.
2015 Predictors of cyberbullying perpetration among college students: An application of the Theory of Reasoned ActionComputers in Human Behavior. 154-162.
2015 Risky electronic communication behaviors and cyberbullying victimization: An application of Protection Motivation TheoryComputers in Human Behavior. 508-513.
2015 Youth emotional reactivity to interparental conflict and parental hostility as related to worrying among children living with substance-abusing parentsJournal of Child and Family Studies.
2014 Effectiveness of a brief screening and intervention protocol for heavy drinkers in dental practiceJournal of Health Psychology.
2014 Predictors of women’s same-sex partner violence perpetrationJournal of family violence. 653-664.
2014 Psychological aggression in lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals' intimate relationships: A review of prevalence, correlates, and measurement issuesAggression and Violent Behavior. 219-234.
2014 Self and partner alcohol consumption and problems among ACOAs and non-ACOAs: The role of depressive symptoms and motivations for alcohol useAddictive Behaviors. 211-218.
2014 Self and partner alcohol-related problems among ACOAs and non-ACOAs: Associations with depressive symptoms and motivations for alcohol useAddictive Behaviors. 211-218.
2014 Substance-abusing mothers and fathers' willingness to allow their children to receive mental health treatmentJournal of substance abuse treatment. 106-11.
2013 A Brief motivational intervention for heavy alcohol use in dental practice settings: Rationale and developmentJournal of Health Psychology. 10.
2013 Alcohol use and trauma exposure among male and female veterans before, during, and after military serviceDrug and Alcohol Abuse. 614-624.
2012 Effectiveness of an educational and support program for family members of a substance abuser.American Journal of Family Therapy. 208-213.
2012 Intimate partner violence in the military: Treatment considerationsAgression & Violent Behavior. 53-58.
2012 Maternal and paternal alcohol abuse and alcohol-related outcomes among college studentsSubstance Use and Misuse. 708-717.
2012 Minority stress, substance use, and intimate partner violence among sexual minority womenAggression and Violent Behavior. 247-256.
2012 Protective behavioral strategies as a mediator and moderator of the relationship between self- regulation and alcohol-related outcomes in first-year college studentsPsychology of Addictive Behaviors. 330-337.
2011 Alcoholism and partner aggression among gay and lesbian, couplesAggression and Violent Behavior. 115-119.
2011 Behavioral couples therapy for substance abuse: Where do we go from here?Substance Use and Misuse. 1502-1509.
2011 Coping behavior and depressive symptoms in adult children of alcoholicsSubstance Use and Misuse. 1162-1168.
2011 Maternal and paternal alcoholism and depressive mood in college students: Parental relationships as mediators of ACOA-depressive mood linkAddictive Behaviors, Addictive Behaviors. 700-706.
2011 Self-regulation as a buffer of the relationship between parental alcohol misuse and alcohol-related outcomes in first-year college studentsAddictive Behaviors. 1309-1312.
2011 U.S. military operations: Effects on military members’ partners and children: An introduction to the special section on U.S. military operations: Effects on military members’ partners and childrenJournal of Family Psychology. 459-460.
2010 Exposure to Interparental Violence and Childhood Physical and Emotional Abuse as Related to Physical Aggression in Undergraduate Dating RelationshipsJournal of family violence.
2010 Mothers versus fathers alcohol abuse and attachment in adult daughters of alcoholicsJournal of Family Issues.
2010 Partner Violence and Substance Abuse: Treatment InterventionsAggression and Violent Behavior. 162-166.
2010 Relationships between depressive symptoms and parent and peer attachment in adult children of alcoholicsAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 200-208.
2010 The case for examining and treating the combined effect of parental drug use and interparental violence on children on their homesAggression and Violent Behavior. 76-82.
2009 Alcohol and drug use among college student adult children of alcoholicsJournal of Alcohol and Drug Education. 69-88.
2009 Alcoholism and Intimate Partner Violence: Effects on Children's Psychological AdjustmentInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
2009 Associations between family environment, parenting practices, and executive functioning of children with and without ADHDJournal of Child and Family Studies. 227-237.
2009 Behavioral couples therapy for substance abuse: Where do we go from here?Substance Use and Misuse.
2009 Family environment and parent-child relationships as related to executive functioning in childrenEarly Child Development and Care. 227-235.
2009 Learning Sobriety Together: Behavioral Couples Therapy for alcoholism and drug abuseJournal of Family Therapy. 115-125.
2009 Parent training with Behavioral Couples Therapy for father’s alcohol abuse: Effects on substance use, parental relationship, parenting, and CPS involvementChild Maltreatment. 243-254.
2009 Social Support and life stress as related to the psychological distress of single enlisted Navy mothersMilitary Psychology. 82-97.
2009 The Timeline Followback-Children’s Exposure to Partner Violence (TLFB-CEPV): Reliability and ValidityJournal of family violence. 133-143.
2008 Effects of Parent Skills Training with Behavioral Couples Therapy for alcoholism on children: A randomized clinical pilot trialAddictive Behaviors. 1076-1080.
2008 Influence of family factors on the executive functioning of adult children of alcoholics in collegeFamily Relations. 404-414.
2008 Mother-daughter and father-daughter attachment of college student ACOAsSubstance use & misuse. 1562-1573.
2008 Parental use of physical punishment as related to family environment, psychological well-being, and personality in undergraduatesJournal of family violence. 1-7.
2008 Treating paternal drug abuse using Learning Sobriety Together: Effects on adolescents versus childrenDrug and Alcohol Dependence. 228-238.
2007 Parentification and family responsibility in the family of origin of adult children of alcoholicsAddictive Behaviors. 675-685.
2007 Treating paternal alcoholism using Learning Sobriety Together: Effects on adolescents versus preadolescentsJournal of Family Psychology. 435-444.
2006 A participant evaluation of the U.S. Navy Parent Support ProgramJournal of family violence. 301-310.
2006 Effects of parental substance abuse on youth in their homesThe Prevention Researcher. 10-13.
2006 Learning Sobriety Together: A randomized clinical trial examining Behavioral Couples Therapy with alcoholic female patientsJournal of consulting and clinical psychology. 579-591.
2006 Predictors of paternal involvement in childcare in dual-earner families with young childrenFathering. 23-47.
2006 Work and family issues in parents of children in daycare: A model of influences on children's behaviorJournal of Family Issues. 1-19.
2005 A evaluation of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Advocacy Program for U.S. Navy PersonnelMilitary Medicine. 320-326.
2005 Behavioral couples therapy for alcoholism and drug abuse: Where we've been, where we are, and we're we goingJournal of Cognitive Psychotherapy. 229-246.
2005 Retrospective reports of parenting received in their families of origin: Relationships to adult attachment in adult children of alcoholicsAddictive Behaviors. 1479-1495.
2005 When family members go to war--a systemic perspective on harm and healing: Comment on Dirkzwager, Bramsen, Adèr, and van der Ploeg (2005)Journal of Family Psychology. 233-236.
2004 A comparison of the psychosocial functioning of children with drug- versus alcohol-dependent fathersThe American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 695-710.
2004 Parental alcoholism: Relationships to adult attachment in college women and menAddictive Behaviors. 1-6.
2004 Psychiatric disorders of children living with drug-abusing, alcohol-abusing, and non-substance-abusing fathersJournal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 621-628.
2004 Substance-abusing parents’ attitudes toward allowing their custodial children to participate in treatment: A comparison of mothers versus fathersJournal of Family Psychology. 666-671.
2003 Geographic mobility, family, and maternal variables as related to the psychosocial adjustment of military childrenMilitary Medicine. 1-6.
2003 Predictors of the psychosocial adjustment of children living in households in which fathers abuse drugs: The effects of postnatal social exposureAddictive Behaviors. 1013-1031.
2003 The timeline followback interview to assess physical aggression between intimate partners: Reliability and validityJournal of family violence. 131-142.
2003 Work and family variables as related to paternal engagement, responsibility, and accessibility in dual-earner couples with young childrenFathering. 71-90.
2002 Behavioral couples therapy for female substance-abusing patients: Effects on substance use and relationship adjustmentJournal of consulting and clinical psychology. 345-355.
2002 Couples versus individual-based therapy for alcoholism and drug abuse: Effects on children’s psychosocial functioningJournal of consulting and clinical psychology. 417-427.
2002 Psychological Adjustment of Navy Mothers Experiencing DeploymentMilitary Psychology. 199-216.
2001 Enlisted Navy mothers experiencing and not experiencing deployment: Reasons for staying or leaving the militaryMilitary Psychology. 17-20.
2001 Internalizing and externalizing behavior of children with enlisted Navy mothers experiencing military-induced separationJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 464-471.
2000 Sexual harassment in the 1990's: A University wide survey ofJournal of Higher Education. 548-561.
1999 A model of paternal behavioral involvement in child careJournal of Family Psychology. 401-415.
1998 Importance of fathers’ parenting to African-American toddlers’ social and cognitive developmentInfant Behavior and Development. 733-744.
1998 Masculinity ideology among young African-American and European-American women and men: A replication and extensionCultural Diversity and Mental Health. 227-236.
1997 Division of family work in low income African-American familiesJournal of African-American Men. 87-102.
1996 Maternal perceptions of the attractiveness of very low birth weight infants with postnatal head moldingInfant Mental Health Journal. 358-374.
1995 African-American fathers: Social policy barriers to presence in the homeJournal of African-American Men. 63-74.
1995 Predictors of postnatal head molding in very low birth weight infantsNeonatal Network. 47-52.
1994 Effects of military-induced separation on the parenting stress and family functioning of deploying mothersMilitary Psychology. 125-138.
1994 Military-induced separation in relation to maternal adjustment and children's behaviorMilitary Psychology. 163-176.
1994 The effects of military induced separation on family factors and children's behaviorJournal of Orthopsychiatry. 103-111.
1993 Correlates of parenting in middle income, African American mothersMerrill Palmer Quarterly. 252-264.
1993 The effects of a pressure relief mattress on postnatal head molding in premature infantsNeonatal Network. 19-22.
1992 Childrearing in Japan and the United States: A cluster analytic studyInternational Journal of Behavioral Development. 185-205.
1992 Cultural differences in childrearing: A comparison of immigrant Chinese and Caucasian American mothersJournal Cross Cultural Psychology. 444-455.
1992 Determinants of disciplinary practices in low-income Black mothersChild Development. 573-582.
1991 Development of adaptive behavior in preschoolers with Autism and Down syndromeAmerican Journal on Mental Retardation. 13-20.
1990 Narrative story telling in persons with PDD/Autism and Down syndromeBritish Journal of Developmental Psychology. 9-23.
1989 Referential communication and response adequacy in children and adolescents with Autism and Down syndromeApplied Psycholinguistics. 401 413.
1988 Development of adaptive behavior in adolescents and young adults with Autism and Down syndromeAmerican Journal of Mental Retardation. 84-92.
1985 Denial of true false statements and verbal abilityPsychonomic Society. 15 17.

Chapters

Year Title
2017 Intervention for violence and aggression in gay and lesbian relationshipsThe Wiley handbook of violence and aggression.
2016 Individual-level approaches to reducing cyberbullying: Change the bully, change the bystander, or change the victim?A social-ecological approach to cyberbullying. New York NY: Nova Science Publishers.
2015 Individual-level approaches to reducing cyberbullying: Change the bully, change the bystander, or change the victim?A social-ecological approach to cyberbullying. New York NY: Nova Science Publishers.
2015 Substance use disordersPsychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
2011 Single Military Mothers in the New Millennium: Stresses, Supports, and Effects of DeploymentRisk and Resilience in U.S. Military Families. Westport, CT: Praeger Press.
2010 Marital DyadsDiagnostic Interviewing (Fourth Edition). Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
2009 Behavioral Couple Therapy: Partner-involved treatment for substance-abusing womenWomen and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
2009 Behavioral couples therapy for substance abuse: Treatment components, efficacy, and effectivenessEncyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
2009 Couples therapy for substance abuseEncyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
2009 Enabling behavior in family members of substance abusersEncyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
2006 Single military parents in the new millenniumPsychology of War. Volume 3: The Military Family. Westport, CT: Praeger Press.
2002 The effects of deployment on traditional and non-traditional military families: Navy mothers and their childrenMilitary brats and other global nomads: Growing-up in organization families. Praeger.
1998 Military familiesThe Encyclopedia of Parenting Theory and Research. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
1992 Children's moral understanding: Developmental and social contextual determinantsChildren's development within social contexts: Metatheoretical, theoretical and methodological issues. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2013 Alcohol use and partner violence among lesbians: Preliminary findings.  94A-94A.

Research Overview

  • Parental Substance Abuse & Child DevelopmentMilitary Families/Military ChildrenFatheringFamily Violence Statistics and Research Design
  • Grants

  • Efficacy and mechanisms of technology-based behavioral interventions  awarded by National Institutes of Health (NIAAA) 2015 - 2020
  • Alcohol use, relationship factors, minority stress, and psychological well-being: A daily process examination among young adult female same-sex couples  awarded by National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 2016 - 2019
  • Alcohol use, relationship factors, minority stress, and psychological well-being: A daily process examination among young adult females  awarded by National Institutes of Health/NIAAA 2016 - 2019
  • Efficacy And Mechanisms of Technology-Based Behavioral Interventions  awarded by US Public Health Service (NIH) 2016 - 2017
  • Alcohol use, relationship factors, minority stress, and psychological well-being: A daily process examination among young adult female same-sex couples  awarded by NIAAA 2012 - 2016
  • Alcohol Use over the Course of Deployment among Navy Members and their Partners-Society for Military Psychology Research Award  awarded by American Psychological Association Division 19 - 2016
  • Family Follow-up Study to the Recruitment Database for the Study of Post-Deployment Mental Health Measures (MIRECC)  awarded by Department of Defense, VISN 6 - Mid-Atlantic . Healthcare Clinical Education Grant 2012 - 2015
  • Minority Stress, Alcohol Use, and Intimate Partner Violence among Lesbians  awarded by National Institute of Health 2012 - 2015
  • Behavioral Mechanism Mediating Enhanced Online Intervention for College Drinkers  awarded by NIH-NIAAA 2012 - 2014
  • Behavioral Mechanisms Mediating Enhanced Online Interventions for College Drinker  awarded by National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism-Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows (F32) 2012 - 2014
  • Behavioral Mechanisms Mediating Enhanced Online Interventions for College Drinkers  awarded by NIAAA 2012 - 2014
  • Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP): Interdisciplinary Methodology and Research Center (MaRC)  awarded by Old Dominion University 2012 - 2014
  • Secondary Effects of Parent Treatment for Drug Abuse on Children  awarded by National Institute on Drug Abuse 2009 - 2014
  • The Development and Preliminary Test of an Instrument to Assess Moral Injury in Combat Veterans  awarded by American Psychological Association Division 19 - Society for Military Psychology Research Award - 2014
  • Effectiveness of Alcohol SBIRT in Dental Practice  awarded by National Institutes of Health 2010 - 2013
  • “Adoption, Fidelity, and Effectiveness of Alcohol SBIRT for Dental Practice.”  awarded by NIH/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research grant # RC1-DE020563 2009 - 2013
  • . Anchoring Estimates of Alcohol Use with Normative Feedback  awarded by National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism-National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism- 2012
  • Children of Drug Abusing Fathers.  awarded by NIDA 2005 - 2010
  • Effect of Treatment for Drug-Abusing Fathers on Children.  awarded by NIDA 2004 - 2008
  • Parent Skills Training for Drug-Using Fathers.  awarded by NIDA 2003 - 2008
  • Relationships Between Tooth Whitening and Obsessive Compulsive Behavior  awarded by Old Dominion University Developmental Grant 2007
  • Brief Couples Therapy in Drug Abuse Research  awarded by NIDA 2001 - 2006
  • The Impact of Deployment on Navy Women and their Families.  awarded by U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command 1996 - 1999
  • Maternal perceptions of preterm infants.  awarded by Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters - 1993
  • Father Involvement and Poverty: The influence of Fathers on Social and Cognitive Development in Low-income African-American children.  awarded by Institute for the Study of Minority Issues - 1992
  • The Effects of Navy Deployment on Maternal Parenting Practices and Children's Social and Cognitive Development.  awarded by Navy Family Advocacy - 1991
  • The Effects of Preterm Birth on Mother Infant Interaction  awarded by Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters - 1991
  • The Relation Between Maternal Parenting Practices and Child Outcomes in Children with Asthma.  awarded by Department of Pediatrics Research Foundation, Medical College of Hampton Roads - 1991
  • The Relation between Maternal Behavior and Metabolic Control and the Psychosocial Development of Children with Insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus.  awarded by The Beazley Foundation - 1991
  • Parent Perceptions of Their Preterm Infant. Neonatology Research Foundation.  awarded by Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters - 1990
  • Subcultural Influences on the Teaching Styles and Childrearing  awarded by Institute for the Study of Minority Issues - 1990
  • Individual Differences and Correlates of Parenting in Low SES Black Urban Mothers.  awarded by Summer Faculty Research - 1989
  • Individual Differences and Correlates of Parenting in Middle Class Black Mothers.  awarded by Institute for the Study of Minority Issues - 1989
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Psychology : Developmental and Family Psychology, Substance Abuse, Military Psychology
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology, University of Houston 1988
  • M.S. in Experimental Psychology, University of Oklahoma 1985
  • B.S. in Psychology, University of Oklahoma 1983
  • Full Name

  • Michelle Kelley