McCarty, K. N. & McCarthy, D. M. (in press). Substance impaired driving in adolescents. In R. Zucker and S.A. Brown (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse. New York:Oxford University Press.

McCarty, K.N., Morris, D.H., Hatz, L.E. & McCarthy, D.M. (in press). Differential associations of UPPS-P impulsivity traits with alcohol problems. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

Morris, D.H., Amlung, M., Tsai, C.L., McCarthy, D.M. (2017). Association between overall rate of change in rising breath alcohol concentration and the magnitude of acute tolerance of subjective intoxication via the Mellanby method. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 32, epub, DOI: 10.1002/hup.2565


Scherer, L.D., Caverly, T.J., Burke, J., Zikmund-Fisher, B.J., Kullgren, J.T., Steinley, D., McCarthy, D.M., Roney, M., Fagerlin, A. (2016). Assessing the preference to "Do Something" to address health threats: Development of the Medical Maximizer Scale. Health Psychology, 35, 1276-1287.

Morris, D.H., Treloar, H., Tsai, C.L., McCarty, K.N., & McCarthy, D.M. (2016). Acute subjective response to alcohol as a function of reward and punishment sensitivity. Addictive Behaviors, 60, 906-96.

Amlung, M., Morris, D.H., Hatz, L., Teeters, J.B., Murphy, J.B., & McCarthy, D.M. (2016). Drinking and driving-related cognitions mediate the relationship between alcohol demand and alcohol-impaired driving. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77, 656-660.

Bailey, K., Amlung, M.T., Morris, D.H., Price, M.H., Von Gunten, C., McCarthy, D.M. & Bartholow, B.D. (2016). Separate and joint effects of alcohol and caffeine on conflict monitoring and adaptation. Psychopharmacology, 233, 1245-1255.

Whiteside, S. P. H., McCarthy, D. M., Sim, L. A., Biggs, B. K., Petrikin, J. E., & Mellon, M. W. (2016). Development of the Friendships and Social Skills Test (FASST): A parent report measure. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(6), 1777-1788.

Fleming, K. A., Bartholow, B. D., Hilgard, J., McCarthy, D.M., O'Neill, S. E., Steinley, D., & Sher, K. J. (2016). The alcohol sensitivity questionnaire: Evidence for a construct validity. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40(4), 880-888.

Aston, E. R., Merrill, J. E., McCarthy, D. M., & Metrik, J. (2016). Risk factors for driving after and during marijuana use. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77(2), 309-316.


Amlung, M. McCarty, K.N., Morris, D.H., Tsai, C.L., & McCarthy, D.M. (2015). Response to Tucker and Vuchinich: Behavioral economics in the broader context of addiction science. Addiction, 110, 1430-1431.

Treloar, H., Piasecki, T.M., McCarthy, D.M., Sher, K.J. & Heath, A.C. (2015). Ecological evidence that affect and perceptions of drink effects depend on alcohol expectancies. Addiction, 110, 1432-1442.

Amlung, M. McCarty, K.N., Morris, D.H., Tsai, C.L., & McCarthy, D.M. (2015). Increased behavioral economic demand and craving for alcohol following a laboratory alcohol challenge. Addiction, 110, 1421-1428.

Treloar, H., Pedersen, S.L., McCarthy, D.M. (2015). The role of expectancy in substance abuse progression. In C. Kopetz & C. Lejuez (Eds.). Frontiers in Social Psychology: Addiction. New York: Routledge

Treloar, H.T., Martens, M.P., & McCarthy, D.M. (2015). The Protective Behavioral Strategies Scale-20: Improved content validity of the serious harm reduction subscale. Psychological Assessment, 27(1), 340-346.

Lee, M.R., Bartholow, B.D., McCarthy, D.M., Pedersen, S.L., Sher, K.J. (2015). Two alternative approaches to conventional person-mean imputation scoring of the Self-Rating of the Effects of Alcohol Scale (SRE). Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 29, 231-236.

Ale, C.M., McCarthy, D.M., Rothschild, L.M., & Whiteside, S.P.H. (2015). Components of cognitive behavioral therapy related to outcome in childhood anxiety disorders. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 18, 240-251.


Amlung, M.T., Morris, D.H., & McCarthy, D.M. (2014). Effects of acute alcohol tolerance on perceptions of danger and willingness to drive after drinking. Psychopharmacology, 231, 4271- 4279.

Treloar, H.R., Martens, M.P. & McCarthy, D.M. (2014). Testing measurement invariance of the Protective Behavioral Strategies Scale in college men and women. Psychological Assessment, 26, 307-313.

Morris, D.H., Treloar, H.R., Niculete, M.E., & McCarthy, D.M. (2014). Perceived danger while intoxicated uniquely contributes to driving after drinking. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38, 521-528.

Zapolski, T. C. B., Pedersen, S. L., McCarthy, D.M., & Smith, G. T. (2014). Less drinking, yet more problems: Understanding African American drinking and related problems. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 188-223.


Gottlieb, J. C., Cohen, L. M., DeMarree, K. G., Treloar, H.T. & McCarthy, D.M. (2013). The development and psychometric evaluation of the smokeless tobacco expectancy scale (STES). Psychological Assessment, 25, 997-1001.

Arterberry, B. J., Treloar, H. R., Smith, A. E., Martens, M. P., Pedersen, S. L., & McCarthy, D.M. (2013). Marijuana use, driving, and related cognitions. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 27, 854-860.

Pedersen, S. L. & McCarthy, D.M. (2013). Differences in acute response to alcohol between African Americans and European Americans. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37, 1056–1063.

Whiteside, S. P. H., Gryczkowski, M., Ale, C. M., Brown-Jacobsen, A. M. & McCarthy, D.M. (2013). Development of child- and parent-report measures of behavioral avoidance related to childhood anxiety disorders. Behavior Therapy, 44(2), 325-337.

Fischer, S., Peterson, C.M., & McCarthy, D.M. (2013). A prospective test of the influence of negative urgency on binge eating and purging. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 27(1), 294-300.


McCarthy, D.M., Niculete, M.E., Treloar, H.R., Morris, D.H., & Bartholow, B.D. (2012). Acute alcohol effects on impulsivity: Associations with drinking and driving behavior. Addiction, 107, 2109-2114.

Burton, C.M., Pedersen, S.L., & McCarthy, D.M. (2012). Impulsivity moderates the relationship between implicit associations about alcohol and alcohol use. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 26, 766-772.

Espada, J.P., Griffin, K.W., Carballo J.R. & McCarthy, D.M. (2012). Spanish version of the Positive Expectancies for Drinking and Driving for Youth (PEDD-Y). The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 15, 1495-1502.

Treloar, H.R., Morris, D.H., Pedersen, S.L., & McCarthy, D.M. (2012). Direct and indirect effects of impulsivity traits on drinking-and-driving behavior in young adults. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 73, 794-803.

Treloar, H.R. & McCarthy, D.M. (2012). Effects of mood and urgency on activation of general and specific alcohol expectancies. Addictive Behaviors, 37, 115-118.


Hicks, J.A., Pedersen, S.L., Friedman, R.S. & McCarthy, D.M. (2011). Expecting innovation: Psychoactive drug primes and the generation of creative solutions. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 19, 314-320.

Littlefield, A.K, Vergés, A., McCarthy, D.M., & Sher, K.J. (2011). Interactions between self-reported alcohol outcome expectancies and cognitive functioning in the prediction of alcohol use and associated problems: A further examination. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25, 542-546.

Kristjansson, S.D., Pergadia, M.L., Agrawal, A., Lessov-Schlaggar, C.N., McCarthy, D.M., Piasecki, T.M., Duncan, A.E., Bucholz, K.K., Madden, P.A., Sher, K.J. & Heath, A.C. (2011). Smoking outcome expectancies in young adult female smokers: Individual differences and associations with nicotine dependence in a genetically-informative sample. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 116, 37-44.

Pedersen, S.L., Treloar, H.R., Burton, C.M., & McCarthy, D.M. (2011). Differences in implicit associations about alcohol between African Americans and Caucasians following alcohol administration. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 72, 270-278.


Cicero, D.C., Kerns, J.K. & McCarthy, D.M. (2010). The Aberrant Salience Inventory: A new measure of psychosis proneness. Psychological Assessment, 22, 688-701.

McCarthy, D.M., Pedersen, S.L., Lobos, E.A., Todd, R.D., & Wall, T.L. (2010). ADH1B*3 and response to alcohol in African Americans. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 34, 1-8.

Hicks, J.A., Schlegel, R., Friedman, R.S., McCarthy, D.M. (2009). Alcohol primes, expectancies, and the working self-concept. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 23, 534-538.

Hendershot, C.S., Neighbors, C., George, W.H., McCarthy, D.M., Wall, T.L., Liang, T., & Larimer, M.E. (2009). ALDH2, ADH1B and alcohol expectancies: Integrating genetic and learning perspectives. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 23, 452-463.

Smith, G.T., McCarthy D.M., & Zapolski, T.C.B. (2009). On the value of homogenous construct for construct validation, theory testing and the description of psychopathology. Psychological Assessment, 21, 272-284.

McCarthy, D.M., Pedersen, S.L., & D’Amico, E.J. (2009). Analysis of item response and differential item functioning of alcohol expectancies in middle school youth. Psychological Assessment, 21, 444-459.

McCarthy, D.M. & Pedersen, S.L. (2009). Reciprocal associations between drinking and driving behavior and cognitions in adolescents. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 70, 536- 542.

Friedman, R.S., McCarthy, D.M., Pedersen, S.L., & Hicks, J.A. (2009). Alcohol expectancy priming and drinking behavior: the role of compatibility between prime and expectancy content. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 23, 329-333.

Hicks, J. A., Pedersen, S. P., McCarthy, D.M., & Friedman, R. S. (2009). Marijuana primes, expectancies, and arithmetic efficiency. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 70, 391- 399.

Hendershot, C.S., Collins, S. E., George, W. H., Wall, T. L., McCarthy, D.M., Liang T.,Larimer, M. E. (2009). Associations of ALDH2 and ADH1B genotypes with alcohol-related phenotypes in Asian young adults. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 33, 839-847.

Pedersen, S.L. & McCarthy, D.M. (2009). An examination of subjective response to alcohol in African Americans. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 70, 288-295.

Pedersen, S.L. & McCarthy, D.M. (2008). Person-environment transactions in youth drinking and driving. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 22, 340-348.

McCarthy, D.M., Lynch, A., & Pedersen, S.L. (2007). Driving after use of alcohol and marijuana in college students. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 21, 425-430.

Whiteside, S.P., McCarthy, D.M. & Miller, J.D. (2007). An examination of the factor structure of the social skills rating system parent elementary form. Assessment, 14, 246-254.

Smith, G.T., Fischer, S., Cyders, M.A., Annus, A.M., Spillane, N.S., & McCarthy, D.M. (2007). On the validity and utility of discriminating among impulsivity-like traits. Assessment, 14, 155-170.

Friedman, R.S., McCarthy, D.M., Bartholow, B.D., & Hicks, J.A. (2007). Interactive effects of alcohol outcome expectancies and suboptimal alcohol cues on non-consumptive behavior. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 15, 102-114.

McCarthy, D.M. & Thompsen, D.M. (2006). Implicit and explicit measures of alcohol and smoking cognitions. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 20, 436-444.

McCarthy, D.M., Pedersen, S.L., Thompsen, D.M. & Leuty, M.E. (2006). Development of a measure of drinking and driving expectancies for youth. Psychological Assessment, 18, 155-164.

D’Amico, E.J. & McCarthy, D.M. (2006). Escalation and initiation of younger adolescents’ substance use: The impact of perceived peer use. Journal of Adolescent Health, 39, 481-487.

Tomlinson, K.L., Tate, S.R., Anderson, K.G., McCarthy, D.M., & Brown, S.A. (2006). An examination of self-medication and rebound effects: Psychiatric symptomatology before and after alcohol or drug relapse. Addictive Behaviors, 31, 461-474.

McCarthy, D.M., Pedersen, S.L. & Leuty, M.E. (2005). Negative consequences and cognitions about drinking and driving. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 66, 567-570.

McCarthy D.M., Tomlinson, K.L, Anderson, K.G., Marlatt, G.A., & Brown, S.A. (2005). Precursors of substance use relapse in adolescents with comorbid psychopathology. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 19, 28-34.

Friedman, R.S., McCarthy, D.M., Förster, J., & Denzler, M. (2005). Automatic effects of alcohol cues on sexual attraction. Addiction, 100, 672-681.

Hartung, C.M., McCarthy, D.M., Milich, R., Martin, C.A. (2005). Parent-Adolescent Agreement on Disruptive Behavior Symptoms: A Multitrait-Multimethod Model. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 27, 159-168.

Anderson, K.G., Smith, G.T., McCarthy, D.M., Fischer, S.F., Fister, S., Grodin, D., Boerner, L.M., & Hill, K.K. (2005). Elementary school drinking: The role of temperament and learning. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 19, 21-27.

McCarthy D.M. & Brown, S.A. (2004) Changes in alcohol involvement, cognitions and drinking and driving behavior after obtaining a driver’s license. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 65, 289-296.

Frissell, K.C., McCarthy, D.M., D’Amico, E.J., Metrik, J., & Brown, S.A. (2004). The impact of consent procedures on reported levels of adolescent alcohol use. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 18, 307-315.

D’Amico, E.J., McCarthy, D.M., Metrik, J., & Brown, S.A. (2004). Alcohol-related services: Prevention, secondary intervention, and treatment preferences of adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 14, 2, 61-81.

Metrik, J., McCarthy, D.M., Frissell, K.C., MacPhearson, L. & Brown, S.A. (2004). Adolescent alcohol cessation expectancies: Anticipated consequences of reduction and cessation. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 65, 217-226.

Kypri, K., McCarthy, D.M., Coe, M.T., & Brown, S.A. (2004). Transition to independent living and substance involvement of high risk youth. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 13, 3, 85-100.

Tapert, S.F., McCarthy, D.M., Aarons, G.A., Schweinsburg, A.D., & Brown, S.A. (2003). Influence of language abilities and alcohol expectancies on the persistence of heavy drinking in youth. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 64, 313-321.

Myers, M.G, McCarthy, D.M., MacPherson, L., & Brown, S.A. (2003). Constructing a short form of the Smoking Consequences Questionnaire. Psychological Assessment, 15, 163-172.

Metrik, J, Frissell, K, C., McCarthy, D.M., D’Amico, E.J., & Brown, S.A. (2003). Strategies for reduction and cessation of alcohol use: Adolescent preferences. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 27, 74-80.

McCarthy, D.M., Simmons, J.R., Smith, G.T., Tomlinson, K.L., & Hill, K. (2002). Reliability, stability, and factor structure of the Bulimia Test Revised and Eating Disorder Inventory-2 scales in adolescence. Assessment, 9, 382-389.

McCarthy, D.M., Aarons, G.A., & Brown, S.A. (2002). Educational and occupational attainment and drinking: An expectancy model in young adulthood. Addiction, 97, 717-726.

Atlas, J.G., Hohlstein, L.A., Smith G.T., McCarthy, D.M., & Kroll, L.S. (2002). Similarities and differences in Caucasian and African-American women's eating disorder symptoms and risk processes. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 32, 326-334.

Cohen, L.M., McCarthy, D.M., Brown, S.A., & Myers, M.G. (2002). Negative affect combines with smoking outcome expectancies to predict smoking behavior over time. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 16, 2, 91-98.

McCarthy, D.M., Brown, S.A., Carr, L.G., & Wall, T.L. (2001). ALDH2 status, alcohol expectancies and alcohol response: Preliminary evidence for a mediation model. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 25, 11, 1558-1563.

McCarthy, D.M., Miller, T.L., Smith, G.T., & Smith, J.A. (2001). Disinhibition and Expectancy in Risk for Alcohol Use: Comparing Black and White college samples. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 62, 3, 313-321.

McCarthy, D.M., Kroll, L.S., & Smith, G.T. (2001). Integrating disinhibition and learning risk for alcohol use. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 9, 4, 389-398.

D’Amico, E.J., Metrik, J., McCarthy, D.M., Frissell, K.C., Appelbaum, M., & Brown, S.A. (2001). Progression into and out of binge drinking among high school students. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 15, 4, 341-349.

Brown, S.A., D’Amico, E.J., McCarthy, D.M., & Tapert, S.F. (2001). Four year outcomes from adolescent alcohol and drug treatment. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 62, 3, 381-388.

MacBrayer, E.K., Smith, G.T., & McCarthy, D.M., Demos, S., Simmons, J.R. (2001). The role of family of origin food-related experiences in bulimic symptomatology. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 30, 2, 149-160.

McCarthy, D.M., Wall, T.L., Brown, S.A., & Carr, L.G. (2000). Integrating biological and behavior factors in alcohol use risk: The role of ALDH2 status and alcohol expectancies in a sample of Asian-Americans. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 8, 2, 168-175.

Smith, G.T., McCarthy, D.M., & Anderson, K.G. (2000). On the sins of short form development. Psychological Assessment, 12, 1, 102-111.

Nietzel, M.T., Hasemann, D., & McCarthy, D.M. (1998). Psychology and capital litigation: Research contributions to courtroom consultation. Applied and Preventive Psychology, 7, 2, 121-134.

Smith, G.T, McCarthy, D.M., & Goldman, M. (1995). Self-reported drinking and alcohol related problems among early adolescents: Dimensionality, validity and reliability over 24 months. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 56, 4, 383-394.

Smith, G.T., & McCarthy, D.M. (1995). Methodological considerations in the refinement of clinical assessment instruments. Psychological Assessment, 7, 3, 300-308.