Accomplishments: Department of Psychology

April 24, 2020
Repairer Etuk and Shane Kraus (both Psychology) and colleagues recently published a systematic review, "Gambling Problems in US Military Veterans, in Current Addiction Reports. 
April 23, 2020
Maggie McMullin (Psychology) recently received the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award through the U.S. Department of Defense and Office of Naval Research to support her research on auditory scene perception. This is a competitive fellowship that promotes education and research relevant to the defense mission by providing three years of funding (i.e., full tuition and fee coverage, a monthly stipend, health insurance, and travel budget for professional...
April 17, 2020
Joel Snyder (Psychology), along with David Little and Mounya Elhilali, both of Johns Hopkins University, has published a paper on computational modeling of auditory perception in PLoS Computational Biology. Little formerly was a post-doctoral fellow in psychology at UNLV.  
April 15, 2020
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues recently published a case series, "Trauma-informed Drug Screens for Veterans with Co-occurring Disorders: A Case Series," in the Journal of Dual Diagnosis.  
March 11, 2020
Dr. Renato "Rainier" Liboro (Psychology) has joined the LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada as its academic research involvement and engagement liaison. In this new role, he will collaborate with the center and its community partners to conduct community-based research relevant to the mental health and well-being of the agency's stakeholders. Also, he will work to promote the center’s interests in future research with UNLV and other research institutions. Liboro is the research lead of the...
March 5, 2020
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and Rory Reid of UCLA are conducting clinical workshops in Reno and Las Vegas this week. Titled “Helping Clients with Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder,"  the workshops are supported by the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies, UNR.
February 7, 2020
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues recently published a paper, Moral Incongruence and Compulsive Sexual Behavior: Results from Cross-sectional Interactions and Parallel Growth Curve Analyses) in Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 
January 29, 2020
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues published a paper, Child Sexual Abuse and Compulsive Sexual Behavior: A Systematic Literature Review, in Current Addiction Reports. 
January 29, 2020
Andrew Thomas Reyes (Nursing), Christopher Kearney (Psychology), and Ross Bryant (Military and Veteran Services Center) published an article "Student Veterans’ Construction and Enactment of Resilience: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study" and was considered as a top cited article for 2018-19 in the Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.  
January 24, 2020
Barbara G. Brents (Sociology) along with two UNLV alumnae, Crystal A. Jackson, '03 BA Psychology, '07 MA Sociology, and '13 PhD Sociology, (now of the John Jay School of the City University of New York) and Aleta Baldwin, '06 BA Women's Studies, (now of University of Texas at San Antonio), and Paul Maginn (University of Western Australia) are the authors of an article, "Consent and Sexualized Leisure in Sin City: Observations from a U.S. Pornography Expo in Las Vegas," that recently was...
January 13, 2020
Shane Kraus and Repairer Etuk (both Psychology) recently published a paper, Current Pharmacotherapy for Gambling Disorder: a Systematic Review, in Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy. Etuk is a graduate student.
December 17, 2019
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues published a paper, "A Systematic Review of Gambling-related Findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions," in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions.