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Beau W. Abar, Ph.D.

Beau W. Abar, Ph.D.

About Me

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor -

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Emergency Medicine and Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 2010 - 2011

Education

PhD | Pennsylvania State University. Human Development and Family Studies. 2010

MA | George Mason University. Developmental Psychology. 2005

BA | SUNY, College at Geneseo. Psychology. 2003

Awards

Dean's Teaching Fellowship. 2018 - 2019

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Travel Award. 2016

NIH Loan Repayment Program Renewal Grant. 2013 - 2015

NIH Loan Repayment Program Grant. 2011 - 2013

Alumni Association Dissertation Award. 2009

Sloboda and Bukoski Cup Champion. 2009

ECPN Travel Award. 2008 - 2010

Applied Developmental Psychology Fellowship Award. 2005

Research

Beau completed his PhD in Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University with emphasis on research methodology and prevention science. He then completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in Emergency Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Beau joined ...
Beau completed his PhD in Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University with emphasis on research methodology and prevention science. He then completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in Emergency Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Beau joined the URMC following a period as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Alpert Medical School at Brown University. His research focuses on identifying and eliminating barriers to efficacious treatment for behavioral health concerns. His most recent work focuses on access to care for depression among older adults.

Publications

Journal Articles

Brief, cognitive-behavioral intervention to promote treatment seeking in adults with severe alcohol use disorder: A randomized controlled trial.

Conner KR, Maisto SA, Abar B, Szafranski S, Chiang A, Hutchison M, Aldalur A, Stecker T

Addiction.. 2023 July 24 Epub 07/24/2023.

A scalable approach to determine cervical cancer screening needs among emergency department patients in the United States.

Adler D, Bonham A, Chamberlin S, Fiscella K, Mustian K, Park CS, Wood N, Abar B

Preventive medicine reports.. 2023 June 33 :102221. Epub 04/25/2023.

Primary Care and Emergency Department Utilization Patterns: Differences between White and Black Low-Acuity Patients.

Park CS, Sams M, Nobay F, Morgan A, Adler D, Abar B

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.. 2023 March 29 Epub 03/29/2023.

Effects of physical exertion on early changes in blood-based brain biomarkers: implications for the acute point of care diagnosis of concussion.

Bazarian J, Abar B, Merchant-Borna K, Pham DL, Rozen E, Mannix R, Kawata K, Chou YY, Stephen SJ, Gill J

Journal of neurotrauma.. 2022 October 6 Epub 10/06/2022.

Heterogeneity in Alcohol-Related Severity and Interests in Going to Treatment in Community Adults with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD).

Maisto SA, Aldalur A, Abar B, Stecker T, Chiang A, Conner K

Substance use & misuse.. 2022 July 22 :1-7. Epub 07/22/2022.

Characterization of older adults with cancer seeking acute emergency department care: A prospective observational study.

Bischof JJ, Elsaid MI, Bridges JFP, Rosko AE, Presley CJ, Abar B, Adler D, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Bernstein SL, Coyne CJ, Durham DD, Grudzen CR, Henning DJ, Hudson MF, Klotz A, Lyman GH, Madsen TE, Reyes-Gibby CC, Rico JF, Ryan RJ, Shapiro NI, Swor R, Thomas CR, Venkat A, Wilson J, Yeung SJ, Yilmaz S, Caterino JM

Journal of geriatric oncology.. 2022 June 16 Epub 06/16/2022.

Palliative Care Needs and Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Advanced Cancer in the Emergency Department.

Yilmaz S, Grudzen CR, Durham DD, McNaughton C, Marcelin I, Abar B, Adler D, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Bernstein SL, Bischof JJ, Coyne CJ, Henning DJ, Hudson MF, Klotz A, Lyman GH, Madsen TE, Pallin DJ, Reyes-Gibby C, Rico JF, Ryan RJ, Shapiro NI, Swor R, Thomas CR, Venkat A, Wilson J, Yeung SJ, Caterino JM

Journal of palliative medicine.. 2022 May 13 Epub 05/13/2022.

Alcohol-related consequences and the intention to seek care in treatment naïve women and men with severe alcohol use disorder.

Conner KR, Abar B, Aldalur A, Chiang A, Hutchison M, Maisto SA, Stecker T

Addictive behaviors.. 2022 April 12131 :107337. Epub 04/12/2022.

Alcohol use during COVID-19 in adults with severe untreated AUD.

Hutchison M, Aldalur A, Maisto SA, Chiang A, Abar B, Stecker T, Conner KR

Alcoholism treatment quarterly.. 2022 40 (3):299-310. Epub 04/04/2022.

Parenting, health, and use of medications among college youth: The PHARMACY survey study.

Abar CC, Combs A, Miley A, Ruffino R, Abar B

Preventive medicine reports.. 2021 December 24 :101623. Epub 10/25/2021.

Observation Unit Use Among Patients with Cancer Following Emergency Department Visits: Results of a Multicenter Prospective Cohort from CONCERN.

Klotz AD, Caterino JM, Durham D, Rico JF, Pallin DJ, Grudzen CR, McNaughton C, Marcelin I, Abar B, Adler D, Bastani A, Bernstein SL, Bischof JJ, Coyne CJ, Henning DJ, Hudson MF, Lyman GH, Madsen TE, Reyes-Gibby CC, Ryan RJ, Shapiro NI, Swor R, Thomas CR, Venkat A, Wilson J, Jim Yeung SC, Yilmaz S, Stutman R, Baugh CW

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.. 2021 November 22 Epub 11/22/2021.

Academic and Professional Outcomes of Participants in an Emergency Department Research Associate Program.

Liu M, Nobay F, Adler D, Wood N, Abar B

AEM education and training.. 2021 April 5 (2):e10507. Epub 08/08/2020.

Classification of Comprehensive Neuro-Ophthalmologic Measures of Postacute Concussion.

Feller CN, Goldenberg M, Asselin PD, Merchant-Borna K, Abar B, Jones CMC, Mannix R, Kawata K, Bazarian JJ

JAMA network open.. 2021 March 14 (3):e210599. Epub 03/01/2021.

Cancer pain management in the emergency department: a multicenter prospective observational trial of the Comprehensive Oncologic Emergencies Research Network (CONCERN).

Coyne CJ, Reyes-Gibby CC, Durham DD, Abar B, Adler D, Bastani A, Bernstein SL, Baugh CW, Bischof JJ, Grudzen CR, Henning DJ, Hudson MF, Klotz A, Lyman GH, Madsen TE, Pallin DJ, Rico JF, Ryan RJ, Shapiro NI, Swor R, Thomas CR, Venkat A, Wilson J, Yeung SJ, Caterino JM

Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.. 2021 January 22 Epub 01/22/2021.

Identifying Cancer Screening Adherence in the Emergency Department Utilizing Research Associates.

Abar B, Dalawari P, Ogedegbe C, Santoro-Terray L, Adler D, Bradley K

The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2020 August 22 Epub 08/22/2020.

Spatial regression analysis of MR diffusion reveals subject-specific white matter changes associated with repetitive head impacts in contact sports.

Asselin PD, Gu Y, Merchant-Borna K, Abar B, Wright DW, Qiu X, Bazarian JJ

Scientific reports.. 2020 August 1210 (1):13606. Epub 08/12/2020.

Retrospective analysis of the hemodynamic consequences of prehospital supplemental oxygen in acute stroke.

Dylla L, Cushman JT, Abar B, Benesch C, Jones CMC, O'Banion MK, Adler DH

The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2020 July 11 Epub 07/11/2020.

The Interpretation of Statistical Power after the Data have been Gathered.

Dziak JJ, Dierker LC, Abar B

Current psychology (New Brunswick, N.J.). 2020 June 39 (3):870-877. Epub 10/02/2018.

Prehospital supplemental oxygen for acute stroke - A retrospective analysis.

Dylla L, Adler DH, Abar B, Benesch C, Jones CMC, Kerry O'Banion M, Cushman JT

The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2019 November 18 Epub 11/18/2019.

Effectiveness and Cost of Recruiting Participants to a Research Registry Using an Emergency Department Research Associate Program.

Dykes C, Glick J, Abar B, Dozier A

Clinical and translational science.. 2019 October 23 Epub 10/23/2019.

An Intervention to Increase Uptake of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Emergency Department Patients: Results of a Randomized Pilot Study.

Adler D, Abar B, Wood N, Bonham A

The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2019 October 5 Epub 10/05/2019.

Validation of the Emergency Severity Index (Version 4) for the Triage of Adult Emergency Department Patients With Active Cancer.

Adler D, Abar B, Durham DD, Bastani A, Bernstein SL, Baugh CW, Bischof JJ, Coyne CJ, Grudzen CR, Henning DJ, Hudson MF, Klotz A, Lyman GH, Madsen TE, Pallin DJ, Reyes-Gibby CC, Rico JF, Ryan RJ, Shapiro NI, Swor R, Thomas CR, Venkat A, Wilson J, Yeung SJ, Caterino JM

The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2019 September 57 (3):354-361. Epub 07/26/2019.

What do I do with this stuff now? Drug retention and disposal practices among ED patients.

Holub A, Abar CC, Kamali M, Conner K, Abar B

The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2019 June 22 Epub 06/22/2019.

Latent Class Analysis of Barriers to Care Among Emergency Department Patients.

Abar B, Holub A, Hong S, Aaserude E, DeRienzo V

The western journal of emergency medicine.. 2019 March 20 (2):256-261. Epub 02/04/2019.

Depression symptomology groups among middle and older adult emergency department patients.

Holub A, Lee J, DeRienzo V, Nobay F, Abar B

Journal of affective disorders.. 2019 February 15245 :484-487. Epub 11/05/2018.

Perceived access to care among adult patients who attempted suicide.

Abar B, Greener E, DeRienzo V, Botelho S, Wiegand T, Conner K

Psychological services.. 2018 August 15 (3):305-308. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sick and unsheltered: Homelessness as a major risk factor for emergency care utilization.

Amato S, Nobay F, Amato DP, Abar B, Adler D

The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2018 June 2 Epub 06/02/2018.

Assessing adherence with preventive screening recommendations among ED patients: Piloting an effective use of wait time.

Abar B, Dylla L, Sergeant M, Pasternack J, Adler D

The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2018 June 36 (6):1105-1106. Epub 09/29/2017.

Implementation of an Emergency Medicine Research Associates Program: Sharing 20 Years of Experience.

Abar B, DeRienzo V, Glick J, Wood N, Shah MN, Schneider S, Adler D

The western journal of emergency medicine.. 2018 May 19 (3):606-612. Epub 03/08/2018.

Differences in the ability to predict and prepare for sexual activity between HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected young South African Women.

Sadeghi R, Alio A, Bennie T, Wallace M, Cai S, Abar B, Bekker LG, Adler D

Journal of AIDS and HIV research.. 2018 10 (1)Epub 01/31/2018.

Ecological momentary assessment and first smoking cessation lapse after an acute cardiac event: A pilot study.

Webber CJ, O'Hea EC, Abar B, Bock B, Boudreaux ED

Journal of health psychology.. 2017 December 1 :1359105317746731. Epub 12/01/2017.

Depression and Anxiety Among Emergency Department Patients: Utilization and Barriers to Care.

Abar B, Holub A, Lee J, DeRienzo V, Nobay F

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.. 2017 October 24 (10):1286-1289. Epub 09/21/2017.

Human papillomavirus clustering patterns among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected adolescent females in South Africa.

Dylla L, Abar B, Williamson AL, Meiring TL, Bekker LG, Adler DH

Journal of AIDS and HIV research.. 2017 October 9 (10):202-206. Epub 10/31/2017.

Access to Care and Depression among Emergency Department Patients.

Abar B, Hong S, Aaserude E, Holub A, DeRienzo V

The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2017 July 53 (1):30-37. Epub 12/20/2016.

Childbearing intentions among sexually active HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected female adolescents in South Africa.

Adler DH, Abar B, Bennie T, Sadeghi R, Bekker LG

Journal of AIDS and HIV research.. 2017 July 9 (7):159-163. Epub 07/31/2017.

Health Evaluation and Referral Assistant: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Web-Based Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment System to Reduce Risky Alcohol Use Among Emergency Department Patients.

Haskins BL, Davis-Martin R, Abar B, Baumann BM, Harralson T, Boudreaux ED

Journal of medical Internet research.. 2017 May 119 (5):e119. Epub 05/01/2017.

Novel Method of Weighting Cumulative Helmet Impacts Improves Correlation with Brain White Matter Changes After One Football Season of Sub-concussive Head Blows.

Merchant-Borna K, Asselin P, Narayan D, Abar B, Jones CM, Bazarian JJ

Annals of biomedical engineering.. 2016 December 44 (12):3679-3692. Epub 06/27/2016.

Early caregiving stress exposure moderates the relation between respiratory sinus arrhythmia reactivity at 1 month and biobehavioral outcomes at age 3.

Conradt E, Beauchaine T, Abar B, Lagasse L, Shankaran S, Bada H, Bauer C, Whitaker T, Hammond J, Lester B

Psychophysiology.. 2016 January 53 (1):83-96. Epub 1900 01 01.

Relations between parenting stress, parenting style, and child executive functioning for children with ADHD or autism.

Hutchison, L., Feder, M., Abar, B., & Winsler, A.

Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2016; 25: 3644-3656.

Cumulative Impact of HIV and Multiple Concurrent Human Papillomavirus Infections on the Risk of Cervical Dysplasia.

Adler DH, Wallace M, Bennie T, Abar B, Meiring TL, Williamson AL, Bekker LG

Advances in virology.. 2016 2016 :7310894. Epub 02/22/2016.

First- and second-hand consequences of alcohol in college: Differential associations with later alcohol use.

Abar CC, Mallett KA, Turrisi R, Abar B

Journal of substance use.. 2016 21 (1):107-111. Epub 12/01/2015.

Health evaluation and referral assistant: a randomized controlled trial to improve smoking cessation among emergency department patients.

Boudreaux ED, Abar B, Haskins B, Bauman B, Grissom G

Addiction science & clinical practice.. 2015 November 510 :24. Epub 11/05/2015.

Concussions are associated with decreased batting performance among Major League Baseball players.

Wasserman EB, Abar B, Shah MN, Wasserman D, Bazarian JJ

The American journal of sports medicine.. 2015 May 43 (5):1127-33. Epub 03/17/2015.

High risk human papillomavirus persistence among HIV-infected young women in South Africa.

Adler D, Wallace M, Bennie T, Abar B, Sadeghi R, Meiring T, Williamson AL, Bekker LG

International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases.. 2015 April 33 :219-21. Epub 02/17/2015.

Promoting tobacco cessation utilizing pre-health professional students as research associates in the emergency department.

Abar B, Ogedegbe C, Dalawari P, Freeman K, Boudreaux ED, Illuzzi F, Carro-Kowalyck S, Molloy M, Bradley K

Addictive behaviors.. 2015 January 40 :73-6. Epub 09/06/2014.

Understanding smoking after acute illness: An application of the sentinel event method.

O'Hea E, Abar B, Bock B, Chapman G, Boudreaux ED

Psychology & health.. 2015 30 (8):879-96. Epub 01/15/2015.

Knowledge of HPV among HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Adolescent Women in South Africa.

Griffith DC, Adler D, Wallace M, Bennie T, Abar B, Bekker LG

Journal of women's health, issues & care.. 2015 4 (5)Epub 09/23/2015.

The contributions of early adverse experiences and trajectories of respiratory sinus arrhythmia on the development of neurobehavioral disinhibition among children with prenatal substance exposure.

Conradt E, Degarmo D, Fisher P, Abar B, Lester BM, Lagasse LL, Shankaran S, Bada H, Bauer CR, Whitaker TM, Hammond JA

Development and psychopathology.. 2014 November 26 (4 Pt 1):901-16. Epub 06/09/2014.

Cross-national comparison of prenatal methamphetamine exposure on infant and early child physical growth: a natural experiment.

Abar B, Lagasse LL, Wouldes T, Derauf C, Newman E, Shah R, Smith LM, Arria AM, Huestis MA, Dellagrotta S, Dansereau LM, Wilcox T, Neal CR, Lester BM

Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research.. 2014 October 15 (5):767-76. Epub 1900 01 01.

Single-family room care and neurobehavioral and medical outcomes in preterm infants.

Lester BM, Hawes K, Abar B, Sullivan M, Miller R, Bigsby R, Laptook A, Salisbury A, Taub M, Lagasse LL, Padbury JF

Pediatrics.. 2014 October 134 (4):754-60. Epub 09/22/2014.

Incidental Findings of Bacterial Vaginosis and Other Infections in Papanicolaou Smears of HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected Adolescent Females in South Africa.

Puran AC, Adler D, Wallace M, Bennie T, Phuti A, Abar B, Bekker LG

Journal of AIDS and HIV research.. 2014 October 6 (9):172-176. Epub 10/31/2014.

Risk of neurobehavioral disinhibition in prenatal methamphetamine-exposed young children with positive hair toxicology results.

Himes SK, Lagasse LL, Derauf C, Newman E, Smith LM, Arria AM, Della Grotta SA, Dansereau LM, Abar B, Neal CR, Lester BM, Huestis MA

Therapeutic drug monitoring.. 2014 August 36 (4):535-43. Epub 1900 01 01.

The role of prenatal substance exposure and early adversity on parasympathetic functioning from 3 to 6 years of age.

Conradt E, Abar B, Sheinkopf S, Lester B, Lagasse L, Seifer R, Shankaran S, Bada-Ellzey H, Bauer C, Whitaker T, Hinckley M, Hammond J, Higgins R

Developmental psychobiology.. 2014 May 56 (4):821-35. Epub 09/03/2013.

Cognitive and affective predictors of smoking after a sentinel health event.

Boudreaux ED, Abar B, O'Hea E, Sullivan AF, Cydulka R, Bernstein SL, Camargo CA

Psychology, health & medicine.. 2014 19 (4):402-9. Epub 09/10/2013.

Persistent, long-term cerebral white matter changes after sports-related repetitive head impacts.

Bazarian JJ, Zhu T, Zhong J, Janigro D, Rozen E, Roberts A, Javien H, Merchant-Borna K, Abar B, Blackman EG

PloS one.. 2014 9 (4):e94734. Epub 04/16/2014.

Attention and word learning in autistic, language delayed and typically developing children.

Tenenbaum EJ, Amso D, Abar B, Sheinkopf SJ

Frontiers in psychology.. 2014 5 :490. Epub 05/26/2014.

Cortisol reactivity to social stress as a mediator of early adversity on risk and adaptive outcomes.

Conradt E, Abar B, Lester BM, LaGasse LL, Shankaran S, Bada H, Bauer CR, Whitaker TM, Hammond JA

Child development.. 2014 85 (6):2279-98. Epub 11/06/2014.

Cervical dysplasia and high-risk human papillomavirus infections among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected adolescent females in South Africa.

Adler DH, Wallace M, Bennie T, Mrubata M, Abar B, Meiring TL, Williamson AL, Bekker LG

Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology.. 2014 2014 :498048. Epub 10/20/2014.

Examining the relationships between prenatal methamphetamine exposure, early adversity, and child neurobehavioral disinhibition.

Abar B, Lagasse LL, Derauf C, Newman E, Shah R, Smith LM, Arria A, Huestis M, Della Grotta S, Dansereau LM, Neal C, Lester BM

Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors.. 2013 September 27 (3):662-73. Epub 10/15/2012.

A randomized clinical trial of the health evaluation and referral assistant (HERA): research methods.

Boudreaux ED, Abar B, Baumann BM, Grissom G

Contemporary clinical trials.. 2013 July 35 (2):87-96. Epub 05/07/2013.

Screening for suicidal ideation and attempts among emergency department medical patients: instrument and results from the Psychiatric Emergency Research Collaboration.

Allen MH, Abar BW, McCormick M, Barnes DH, Haukoos J, Garmel GM, Boudreaux ED

Suicide & life-threatening behavior.. 2013 June 43 (3):313-23. Epub 02/16/2013.

Cortisol reactivity in two-year-old children prenatally exposed to methamphetamine.

Kirlic N, Newman E, Lagasse LL, Derauf C, Shah R, Smith LM, Arria AM, Huestis MA, Haning W, Strauss A, Dellagrotta S, Dansereau LM, Abar B, Neal CR, Lester BM

Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs.. 2013 May 74 (3):447-51. Epub 1900 01 01.

Profiles of importance, readiness and confidence in quitting tobacco use.

Abar B, Baumann BM, Rosenbaum C, Boyer E, Ziedonis D, Boudreaux ED

Journal of substance use.. 2013 April 18 (2):75-81. Epub 1900 01 01.

Keeping in touch: Communication technology used among parents and their college teens: Implications for college health promotion and risk prevention programs

Abar, C.C.; Abar, B.; Turrisi, R.; Belden, C.

Journal of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. 2013; 25: 61-76.

Feasibility of audit methods to study access to substance use treatment.

Abar B, Abar CC, Boudreaux ED

Journal of substance abuse treatment.. 2013 45 (5):395-9. Epub 07/19/2013.

Associations between reasons to attend and late-high school dropout.

Abar B, Abar CC, Lippold M, Powers CJ, Manning AE

Learning and individual differences.. 2012 December 122 (6):856-861. Epub 05/17/2012.

Motivation rulers for smoking cessation: a prospective observational examination of construct and predictive validity.

Boudreaux ED, Sullivan A, Abar B, Bernstein SL, Ginde AA, Camargo CA

Addiction science & clinical practice.. 2012 June 87 :8. Epub 06/08/2012.

Consequences of fitting non-identified latent class models

Abar, B.; Loken E.

Structural Equation Modeling. 2012; 19: 1-15.

Readiness to change alcohol and illicit drug use among a sample of urban emergency department patients

Abar, B; Rosenbaum, C; Baumann, BM; Boyer, E; Boudreaux, ED.

Journal of Substance Use. 2012; 17: 260-268.

Brief report: tailgating as a unique context for parental modeling on college student alcohol use.

Abar C, Turrisi R, Abar B

Journal of adolescence.. 2011 October 34 (5):1103-6. Epub 06/18/2010.

The effect of removing cost as a barrier to treatment initiation with outpatient tobacco dependence clinics among emergency department patients.

Ozhathil DK, Abar B, Baumann BM, Camargo CA, Ziedonis D, Boudreaux ED

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.. 2011 June 18 (6):662-4. Epub 04/22/2011.

Preventing skin cancer in college females: heterogeneous effects over time.

Abar BW, Turrisi R, Hillhouse J, Loken E, Stapleton J, Gunn H

Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association.. 2010 November 29 (6):574-82. Epub 1900 01 01.

A comparison of the efficacy of an appearance-focused skin cancer intervention within indoor tanner subgroups identified by latent profile analysis.

Stapleton J, Turrisi R, Hillhouse J, Robinson JK, Abar B

Journal of behavioral medicine.. 2010 June 33 (3):181-90. Epub 01/08/2010.

Self-regulated learning and self-directed study in a pre-college sample.

Abar B, Loken E

Learning and individual differences.. 2010 February 120 (1):25-29. Epub 1900 01 01.

The utility of Peirce's i and Cohen's ? in the evaluation of ratings made in gold standard and two-rater 2 X 2 situations

Abar, B.; Loken, E.

Journal of Probability and Statistics. 2010; Article ID 480364: 1-10.

Social-cognitive correlates of protective drinking behaviors and alcohol-related consequences in college students.

Ray AE, Turrisi R, Abar B, Peters KE

Addictive behaviors.. 2009 November 34 (11):911-7. Epub 05/27/2009.

The impact of parental modeling and permissibility on alcohol use and experienced negative drinking consequences in college.

Abar C, Abar B, Turrisi R

Addictive behaviors.. 2009 34 (6-7):542-7. Epub 03/24/2009.

Private Speech and executive functioning among high-functioning children with autistic spectrum disorders.

Winsler A, Abar B, Feder MA, Schunn CD, Rubio DA

Journal of autism and developmental disorders.. 2007 October 37 (9):1617-35. Epub 12/05/2006.

Books

The Encyclopedia of Human Development (2006)

Chapter: Authoritative parenting style

Authors: Abar, B., & Winsler, A.

Publisher: Sage, London, England 2006

The Encyclopedia of Human Development (2006)

Chapter: Permissive parenting style

Authors: Abar, B., & Winsler, A.

Publisher: Sage, London, England 2006