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Psychological Sciences at MU
Matthew Martens

Matthew Martens, Preceptor

Professor, Education, School and Counseling Psychology
303K Townsend Hall

Research area(s):

  • Brief Motivational Interventions
  • College Student Drinking
  • Protective Behavioral Strategies


Martens, M. P., Cadigan, J. C., Rogers, R. E., & Osborn, Z. H. (2015). A randomized controlled trial of a personalized feedback intervention for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 76, 355-359. PMID: 25978820

Martens, M. P., Arterberry, B. J., Takamatsu, S. K., Masters, J., & Dude, K. (2015). The efficacy of a personalized feedback-only intervention for at-risk college gamblers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 83, 494-499. PMID: 25664642

Dvorak, R. D., Pearson, M. R., Neighbors, C., & Martens, M. P. (2015). Fitting in and standing out: Increasing the use of alcohol protective behavioral strategies with a deviance regulation intervention. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 83, 482-493. PMID: 25798727

Kenney, S. R., Napper, L. E., LaBrie, J. W., & Martens, M. P. (2014). Examining the efficacy of a brief group protective behavioral strategies skills training alcohol intervention with college women. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28, 1041-1051. PMID: 25347024

Klanecky, A. K., Cadigan, J. M., Martens, M. P., & Rogers, R. E. (2014). Examining spouse/partner presence as a moderator in the relationship between mental health symptoms and alcohol use in OEF/OIF veterans. Military Psychology, 26, 366-375. PMID: 25530669

Martens, M. P., Martens, M. P., Smith, A. E., & Murphy, J. G. (2013). The efficacy of single-component brief motivational interventions among at-risk college drinkers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81, 691-701. PMID: 23506464

Murphy, J. G., Dennhardt, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., Borsari, B., Barnett, N. P., Colby, S. M. &  Martens, M. P. (2012). A randomized controlled trial of a behavioral economic supplement to brief motivational interventions for college drinking.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80, 876-886. PMID:22663899

Martens, M. P., Kilmer, J. R., Beck, N. C., & Zamboanga, B. L. (2010). The efficacy of a targeted personalized feedback intervention among intercollegiate athletes: A randomized controlled trial. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 24, 660-669. PMID: 20822189.

Martens, M. P., Pedersen, E. R., LaBrie, J. W., Ferrier, A. G., & Cimini, M. D. (2007). Measuring alcohol-related protective behavioral strategies among college students: Further examination of the Protective Behavioral Strategies Scale. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 21, 307-315. PMID: 17874881.

Martens, M. P., Ferrier, A. G., Sheehy, M. J., Corbett, K., Anderson, D. A., & Simmons, A. (2005). Development of the Protective Behavioral Strategies Scale. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 66, 698-705. PMID: 16329461


2009 Curators of the University of Missouri. DMCA and other copyright information. An equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

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