Beau W. Abar, Ph.D.

Beau W. Abar, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 655
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-8143
Fax: (585) 276-1123

Journal Articles

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2016 Dec
Merchant-Borna K, Asselin P, Narayan D, Abar B, Jones CM, Bazarian JJ. "Novel Method of Weighting Cumulative Helmet Impacts Improves Correlation with Brain White Matter Changes After One Football Season of Sub-concussive Head Blows." Annals of biomedical engineering. 2016 Dec; 44(12):3679-3692. Epub 2016 Jun 27.
2016 Jan
Conradt E, Beauchaine T, Abar B, Lagasse L, Shankaran S, Bada H, Bauer C, Whitaker T, Hammond J, Lester B. "Early caregiving stress exposure moderates the relation between respiratory sinus arrhythmia reactivity at 1 month and biobehavioral outcomes at age 3." Psychophysiology. 2016 Jan; 53(1):83-96.
Adler DH, Wallace M, Bennie T, Abar B, Meiring TL, Williamson AL, Bekker LG. "Cumulative Impact of HIV and Multiple Concurrent Human Papillomavirus Infections on the Risk of Cervical Dysplasia." Advances in virology. 2016 2016:7310894. Epub 2016 Feb 22.
Abar CC, Mallett KA, Turrisi R, Abar B. "First- and second-hand consequences of alcohol in college: Differential associations with later alcohol use." Journal of substance use. 2016 21(1):107-111. Epub 2015 Dec 01.
2015 Nov 5
Boudreaux ED, Abar B, Haskins B, Bauman B, Grissom G. "Health evaluation and referral assistant: a randomized controlled trial to improve smoking cessation among emergency department patients." Addiction science & clinical practice. 2015 Nov 5; 10:24. Epub 2015 Nov 05.
2015 May
Wasserman EB, Abar B, Shah MN, Wasserman D, Bazarian JJ. "Concussions are associated with decreased batting performance among Major League Baseball players." The American journal of sports medicine. 2015 May; 43(5):1127-33. Epub 2015 Mar 17.
2015 Apr
Adler D, Wallace M, Bennie T, Abar B, Sadeghi R, Meiring T, Williamson AL, Bekker LG. "High risk human papillomavirus persistence among HIV-infected young women in South Africa." International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. 2015 Apr; 33:219-21. Epub 2015 Feb 17.
2015 Jan
Abar B, Ogedegbe C, Dalawari P, Freeman K, Boudreaux ED, Illuzzi F, Carro-Kowalyck S, Molloy M, Bradley K. "Promoting tobacco cessation utilizing pre-health professional students as research associates in the emergency department." Addictive behaviors. 2015 Jan; 40:73-6. Epub 2014 Sep 06.
O'Hea E, Abar B, Bock B, Chapman G, Boudreaux ED. "Understanding smoking after acute illness: An application of the sentinel event method." Psychology & health. 2015 30(8):879-96. Epub 2015 Jan 15.
Griffith DC, Adler D, Wallace M, Bennie T, Abar B, Bekker LG. "Knowledge of HPV among HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Adolescent Women in South Africa." Journal of women's health, issues & care. 2015 4(5)Epub 2015 Sep 23.
2014 Nov
Conradt E, Degarmo D, Fisher P, Abar B, Lester BM, Lagasse LL, Shankaran S, Bada H, Bauer CR, Whitaker TM, Hammond JA. "The contributions of early adverse experiences and trajectories of respiratory sinus arrhythmia on the development of neurobehavioral disinhibition among children with prenatal substance exposure." Development and psychopathology. 2014 Nov; 26(4 Pt 1):901-16. Epub 2014 Jun 09.
2014 Oct
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. "Cross-national comparison of prenatal methamphetamine exposure on infant and early child physical growth: a natural experiment." Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research. 2014 Oct; 15(5):767-76.
2014 Oct
Lester BM, Hawes K, Abar B, Sullivan M, Miller R, Bigsby R, Laptook A, Salisbury A, Taub M, Lagasse LL, Padbury JF. "Single-family room care and neurobehavioral and medical outcomes in preterm infants." Pediatrics. 2014 Oct; 134(4):754-60. Epub 2014 Sep 22.
2014 Oct
Puran AC, Adler D, Wallace M, Bennie T, Phuti A, Abar B, Bekker LG. "Incidental Findings of Bacterial Vaginosis and Other Infections in Papanicolaou Smears of HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected Adolescent Females in South Africa." Journal of AIDS and HIV research. 2014 Oct; 6(9):172-176. Epub 2014 Oct 31.
2014 Aug
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. "Risk of neurobehavioral disinhibition in prenatal methamphetamine-exposed young children with positive hair toxicology results." Therapeutic drug monitoring. 2014 Aug; 36(4):535-43.
2014 May
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. "The role of prenatal substance exposure and early adversity on parasympathetic functioning from 3 to 6 years of age." Developmental psychobiology. 2014 May; 56(4):821-35. Epub 2013 Sep 03.
Boudreaux ED, Abar B, O'Hea E, Sullivan AF, Cydulka R, Bernstein SL, Camargo CA. "Cognitive and affective predictors of smoking after a sentinel health event." Psychology, health & medicine. 2014 19(4):402-9. Epub 2013 Sep 10.
Bazarian JJ, Zhu T, Zhong J, Janigro D, Rozen E, Roberts A, Javien H, Merchant-Borna K, Abar B, Blackman EG. "Persistent, long-term cerebral white matter changes after sports-related repetitive head impacts." PloS one. 2014 9(4):e94734. Epub 2014 Apr 16.
Tenenbaum EJ, Amso D, Abar B, Sheinkopf SJ. "Attention and word learning in autistic, language delayed and typically developing children." Frontiers in psychology. 2014 5:490. Epub 2014 May 26.
Conradt E, Abar B, Lester BM, LaGasse LL, Shankaran S, Bada H, Bauer CR, Whitaker TM, Hammond JA. "Cortisol reactivity to social stress as a mediator of early adversity on risk and adaptive outcomes." Child development. 2014 85(6):2279-98. Epub 2014 Nov 06.
Adler DH, Wallace M, Bennie T, Mrubata M, Abar B, Meiring TL, Williamson AL, Bekker LG. "Cervical dysplasia and high-risk human papillomavirus infections among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected adolescent females in South Africa." Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology. 2014 2014:498048. Epub 2014 Oct 20.
2013 Sep
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. "Examining the relationships between prenatal methamphetamine exposure, early adversity, and child neurobehavioral disinhibition." Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors. 2013 Sep; 27(3):662-73. Epub 2012 Oct 15.
2013 Jul
Boudreaux ED, Abar B, Baumann BM, Grissom G. "A randomized clinical trial of the health evaluation and referral assistant (HERA): research methods." Contemporary clinical trials. 2013 Jul; 35(2):87-96. Epub 2013 May 07.
2013 Jun
Allen MH, Abar BW, McCormick M, Barnes DH, Haukoos J, Garmel GM, Boudreaux ED. "Screening for suicidal ideation and attempts among emergency department medical patients: instrument and results from the Psychiatric Emergency Research Collaboration." Suicide & life-threatening behavior. 2013 Jun; 43(3):313-23. Epub 2013 Feb 16.
2013 May
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. "Cortisol reactivity in two-year-old children prenatally exposed to methamphetamine." Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs. 2013 May; 74(3):447-51.
2013 Apr
Abar B, Baumann BM, Rosenbaum C, Boyer E, Ziedonis D, Boudreaux ED. "Profiles of importance, readiness and confidence in quitting tobacco use." Journal of substance use. 2013 Apr; 18(2):75-81.
Abar, B.; Baumann, B.M.; Rosenbaum, C.; Boyer, E.; Ziedonis, D.; Boudreaux, E.D. "Profiles of importance, readiness, and confidence in quitting tobacco use". Journal of Substance Use. 2013; 18(75-81).
Abar, C.C.; Abar, B.; Turrisi, R.; Belden, C. "Keeping in touch: Communication technology used among parents and their college teens: Implications for college health promotion and risk prevention programs". Journal of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. 2013; 25: 61-76.
Abar B, Abar CC, Boudreaux ED. "Feasibility of audit methods to study access to substance use treatment." Journal of substance abuse treatment. 2013 45(5):395-9. Epub 2013 Jul 19.
2012 Dec 1
Abar B, Abar CC, Lippold M, Powers CJ, Manning AE. "Associations between reasons to attend and late-high school dropout." Learning and individual differences. 2012 Dec 1; 22(6):856-861. Epub 2012 May 17.
2012 Jun 8
Boudreaux ED, Sullivan A, Abar B, Bernstein SL, Ginde AA, Camargo CA. "Motivation rulers for smoking cessation: a prospective observational examination of construct and predictive validity." Addiction science & clinical practice. 2012 Jun 8; 7:8. Epub 2012 Jun 08.
Abar, B.; Loken E. "Consequences of fitting non-identified latent class models". Structural Equation Modeling. 2012; 19: 1-15.
Abar, B.; Rosenbaum, C.; Baumann, B.M.; Boyer, E.; Boudreaux, E.D. "Readiness to change alcohol and illicit drug use among a sample of urban emergency department patients". Journal of Substance Use. 2012; 17: 260-268.
2011 Oct
Abar C, Turrisi R, Abar B. "Brief report: tailgating as a unique context for parental modeling on college student alcohol use." Journal of adolescence. 2011 Oct; 34(5):1103-6. Epub 2010 Jun 18.
2011 Jun
Ozhathil DK, Abar B, Baumann BM, Camargo CA, Ziedonis D, Boudreaux ED. "The effect of removing cost as a barrier to treatment initiation with outpatient tobacco dependence clinics among emergency department patients." Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. 2011 Jun; 18(6):662-4. Epub 2011 Apr 22.
2010 Nov
Abar BW, Turrisi R, Hillhouse J, Loken E, Stapleton J, Gunn H. "Preventing skin cancer in college females: heterogeneous effects over time." Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 2010 Nov; 29(6):574-82.
2010 Jun
Stapleton J, Turrisi R, Hillhouse J, Robinson JK, Abar B. "A comparison of the efficacy of an appearance-focused skin cancer intervention within indoor tanner subgroups identified by latent profile analysis." Journal of behavioral medicine. 2010 Jun; 33(3):181-90. Epub 2010 Jan 08.
2010 Feb 1
Abar B, Loken E. "Self-regulated learning and self-directed study in a pre-college sample." Learning and individual differences. 2010 Feb 1; 20(1):25-29.
Abar, B.; Loken, E. "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". Journal of Probability and Statistics. 2010; Article ID 480364: 1-10.
2009 Nov
Ray AE, Turrisi R, Abar B, Peters KE. "Social-cognitive correlates of protective drinking behaviors and alcohol-related consequences in college students." Addictive behaviors. 2009 Nov; 34(11):911-7. Epub 2009 May 27.
2009 Apr
Abar B, Carter KL, Winsler A. "The effects of maternal parenting style and religious commitment on self-regulation, academic achievement, and risk behavior among African-American parochial college students." Journal of adolescence. 2009 Apr; 32(2):259-73. Epub 2008 Aug 08.
Abar C, Abar B, Turrisi R. "The impact of parental modeling and permissibility on alcohol use and experienced negative drinking consequences in college." Addictive behaviors. 2009 34(6-7):542-7. Epub 2009 Mar 24.
2007 Oct
Winsler A, Abar B, Feder MA, Schunn CD, Rubio DA. "Private Speech and executive functioning among high-functioning children with autistic spectrum disorders." Journal of autism and developmental disorders. 2007 Oct; 37(9):1617-35. Epub 2006 Dec 05.
Hutchison, L., Feder, M., Abar, B., & Winsler, A. "Relations between parenting stress, parenting style, and child executive functioning for children with ADHD or autism." Journal of Child and Family Studies. .


Abar, B., & Winsler, A.. "Authoritative parenting style". The Encylopedia of Human Development. London, England: Sage, 2006. 146-147
Abar, B., & Winsler, A.. "Permissive parenting style". The Encyclopedia of Human Development. London, England: Sage, 2006. 984-985