The following is list of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in which BHWP team members have been involved over the years.

These publications are listed in order of publication date with the BHWP team members name shown in bold lettering.


Noland, D. H., Morris, C. D., Kayser, A. K., & Garver-Apgar, C. E. (2023). Results of a peer navigator program to address chronic illness among persons experiencing homelessness. Journal of Community Health

Garver-Apgar, C. E., Morris, C. D., Pavlik, J., Lenartz, T., & Hamm, M. (2023). Peer-facilitated tobacco cessation in a prison setting: A proof of concept study. Tobacco Use Insights, 16, 1-8.

Morris, C. D. & Garver-Apgar, C. E. (2020). Nicotine and opioids: A call for co-treatment as the standard of careJournal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 47, 601-613.

Oeffinger, K. C., Ford, J. S., Moskowitz, C. S., Chou, J. F., Henderson, T. O., Hudson, M. M., Diller, L., McDonald, A., Garrett, K., … & Rinehart, D. (2019). Promoting Breast Cancer Surveillance: The EMPOWER Study, a Randomized Clinical Trial in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Journal of Clinical Oncology37(24), 2131-2140.

Dempsey, A. F., Pyrznawoski, J., Lockhart, S., Barnard, J., Campagna, E. J., Garrett, K., & O’Leary, S. T. (2018). Impact of a provider communication training intervention on adolescent human papillomavirus vaccination: A cluster randomized, clinical trial. JAMA Pediatrics172(5), e180016.

Reno, J. E., O’Leary, S., Garrett, K., Pyrzanowski, J., Lockhart, S., Campagna, E., … & Dempsey, A. F. (2018). Improving provider communication about HPV vaccines for vaccine-hesitant parents through the use of motivational interviewing. Journal of health communication23(4), 313-320.

Garver-Apgar, C., Young, S., Howard, B., Udochi, B., & Morris, C. (2017). Effects of a statewide tobacco cessation program among individuals involved with Arkansas Community Correction. Journal of Correctional Health Care23(3), 259-270.

Lukowski, A. V., Morris, C., Young, S. E., & Tinkelman, D. (2017). Characteristics of LGBT quitline callers across 14 states. Journal of Smoking Cessation12(4), 183-189.

Morris, C. D., Richardson, D. L., Loewen, J. M., Vanheest, L. C., Brumley-Shelton, A., & Feo, M. T. (2017). An Interdisciplinary Response to a Tobacco Cessation Case Vignette. Journal of Smoking Cessation12(3), 153-164.

Richey, R., Garver-Apgar, C., Martin, L., Morris, C., & Morris, C. (2017). Tobacco-free policy outcomes for an inpatient substance abuse treatment center. Health Promotion Practice18(4), 554-560.

Lukowski, A. V., Young, S. E., Morris, C. D., & Tinkelman, D. (2016). Characteristics of American Indian/Alaskan Native quitline callers across 14 states. Nicotine & Tobacco Research18(11), 2124-2129.

Gangestad, S. W., Thornhill, R., & Garver-Apgar, C. E. (2015). Women’s sexual interests across the ovulatory cycle: Function and phylogeny. In D. M. Buss (Ed.), Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, 2nd Edition. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Gordon, L., Modayil, M. V., Pavlik, J., & Morris, C. D. (2015). Collaboration with behavioral health care facilities to implement system wide tobacco control policies — California, 2012. Preventing Chronic Disease12:E13. PMCID: PMC4318685.

Levinson, A. H., Valverde, P., Garrett, K., Kimminau, M., Burns, E. K., Albright, K., & Flynn, D. (2015). Community-based navigators for tobacco cessation treatment: A proof-of-concept pilot study among low-income smokers. BMC Public Health15(1), 627.

Lukowski, A. V., Morris, C. D., Young, S. E., & Tinkelman, D. (2015). Quitline outcomes for smokers in 6 states: Rates of successful quitting vary by mental health status. Nicotine & Tobacco Research17(8), 924-930.

Corsi, K. F., Dvoryak, S., Garver-Apgar, C. E., Davis, J., Brewster, J. T., Lisovska, O., & Booth, R. E. (2014).  Gender differences between predictors of HIV status among PWID in Ukraine. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 138, 103-108.

Gangestad, S. W., Garver-Apgar, C. E., Cousins, A. J., Thornhill, R. (2014). Intersexual conflict across women’s ovulatory cycle. Evolution and Human Behavior, 35, 302-308.

Lowery, J. T., Horick, N., Kinney, A. Y., Finkelstein, D. M., Garrett, K., Haile, R. W., … & Hill, D. A. (2014). A randomized trial to increase colonoscopy screening in members of high-risk families in the colorectal cancer family registry and cancer genetics network. Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Biomarkers23(4), 601-610.

Mitchem, D. G., Purkey A, M., Grebe, N. M., Carey G., Garver-Apgar, C. E., Bates, T., Arden, R., Hewitt, J, K, Medland, S. E., Martin, N. G., Zietsch, B. P., Keller, M. C. (2014). Estimating the sex-specific effects of genes on facial attractiveness and sexual dimorphism. Behavior Genetics, 44, 270-281.

Morris, C. D., Burns, E. K., Waxmonsky, J. A., & Levinson, A. H. (2014). Smoking cessation behaviors among persons with psychiatric diagnoses: Results from a population-level state survey. Drug and Alcohol Dependence136, 63-68.

Morris, C. W. & Morris, C. D. (2014). Chapter 10: Increasing Healthy Habits and Health Behavior Change in Corporate Wellness Programs (215-240). In R. J. Burke and A. M. Richardsen (Eds.) Corporate Wellness Programs: Linking Individual and Organizational Health.Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

Anthenelli, R. M., Morris, C., Ramey, T. W., Dubrava, S. J., Tsilkos, K., & Russ, C. (2013). Effects of Varenicline on smoking cessation in adults with stably treated current or past Major Depression. Annals of Internal Medicine159(8), 576-576.

Anthenelli, R. M., Morris, C., Ramey, T. S., Dubrava, S. J., Tsilkos, K., Russ, C., & Yunis, C. (2013). Effects of varenicline on smoking cessation in adults with stably treated current or past major depression: A randomized trial. Annals of Internal Medicine159(6), 390-400.

Garrett, K., Okuyama, S., Jones, W., Barnes, D., Tran, Z., Spencer, L., … & Marcus, A. (2013). Bridging the transition from cancer patient to survivor: Pilot study results of the Cancer Survivor Telephone Education and Personal Support (C-STEPS) program. Patient Education and Counseling92(2), 266-272.

Grebe, N. M., Gangestad, S. W., Garver-Apgar, C. E., & Thornhill, R. (2013). Women’s Luteal-Phase Sexual Proceptivity and the Functions of Extended Sexuality. Psychological Science24,2106-2110.

Keller M. C., Garver-Apgar C.E., Wright, M. J., Martin, N. G., Corley, R. P., Stallings, M. C., Hewitt, J. K., Zietsch, B. P. (2013). The genetic correlation between height and IQ: Shared genes or assortative mating? PLOS Genetics, 9, Article Number: e1003451.

DeHay, T., Morris, C., May, M. G., Devine, K., & Waxmonsky, J. (2012). Tobacco use in youth with mental illnesses. Journal of Behavioral Medicine35(2), 139-148.

Gangestad, S. W. & Garver-Apgar, C. E. (2012). The nature of female sexuality: Insights into the dynamics of romantic relationships. Invited chapter in J. A. Simpson & Campbell (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Close Relationships. New York: Oxford University Press.

Lowery, J. T., Marcus, A., Kinney, A., Bowen, D., Finkelstein, D. M., Horick, N., Garrett, K. M., … & Ahnen, D. J. (2012). The Family Health Promotion Project (FHPP): design and baseline data from a randomized trial to increase colonoscopy screening in high risk families. Contemporary clinical trials33(2), 426-435.

Williams, J. M., Anthenelli, R. M., Morris, C. D., Treadow, J., Thompson, J. R., Yunis, C., & George, T. P. (2012). A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the safety and efficacy of varenicline for smoking cessation in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 73(5), 654-660.

Garver-Apgar, C. E., Eaton, M. A., Tybur, J. M., & Emery Thompson, M. (2011). Intralocus sexual conflict: Physically and hormonally masculine individuals have more attractive brothers relative to sisters. Evolution and Human Behavior, 32, 423-432.

Morris, C. D., May, M. G., Devine, K., Smith, S., DeHay, T., & Mahalik, J. (2011). Multiple perspectives on tobacco use among youth with mental health disorders and addictions. American Journal of Health Promotion25(5_suppl), S31-S37.

Morris, C. D., Miller, B. F., & Mahalik, J. L. (2011). An expanded opportunity to provide tobacco cessation services in primary care. Translational Behavioral Medicine1(1), 31-34.

Morris, C. D., Waxmonsky, J. A., May, M. G., Tinkelman, D. G., Dickinson, M., & Giese, A. A. (2011). Smoking reduction for persons with mental illnesses: 6-month results from community-based interventions. Community Mental Health Journal47(6), 694-702.

Gangestad, S. W., Thornhill, R., & Garver-Apgar, C. E. (2010).  Fertility in the cycle predicts women’s interest in attractive bodily features and sexual opportunism. Evolution and Human Behavior, 31, 400-411.

Gangestad, S. W., Thornhill, R., & Garver-Apgar, C. E. (2010). Men’s facial masculinity predicts changes in their female partner’s sexual interests across the ovulatory cycle, whereas men’s intelligence does not. Evolution and Human Behavior, 31, 412-424.

Marcus, A. C., Garrett, K. M., Cella, D., Wenzel, L., Brady, M. J., Fairclough, D., … & Crane, L. (2010). Can telephone counseling post‐treatment improve psychosocial outcomes among early stage breast cancer survivors? Psycho‐oncology19(9), 923-932.

Schroeder, S. A., & Morris, C. D. (2010). Confronting a neglected epidemic: Tobacco cessation for persons with mental illnesses and substance abuse problems. Annual Review of Public Health31, 297-314.

Chessick, C. A., Perlick, D. A., Miklowitz, D. J., Dickinson, L. M., Allen, M. H., Morris, C. D., … & STED‐BD Family Experience Collaborative Study Group. (2009). Suicidal ideation and depressive symptoms among bipolar patients as predictors of the health and well‐being of caregivers. Bipolar disorders11(8), 876-884.

Morris, C. D., Tedeschi, G. J., Waxmonsky, J. A., May, M., & Giese, A. A. (2009). Tobacco quitlines and persons with mental illnesses: Perspective, practice, and direction. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association15(1), 32-40.

Morris, C. D., Waxmonsky, J. A., May, M. G., & Giese, A. A. (2009). What do persons with mental illnesses need to quit smoking? Mental health consumer and provider perspectives. Psychiatric rehabilitation journal32(4), 276.

Garver-Apgar, C. E., Gangestad, S. W., & Thornhill, R. (2008). Hormonal correlates of women’s mid-cycle preference for the scent of symmetry. Evolution and Human Behavior29, 223-232.

Scheyd, G. J., Garver-Apgar, C. E., & Gangestad, S. W. (2008). Physical attractiveness: Signals of phenotypic quality and beyond.  In: C. B. Crawford & D. L. Krebs (Eds.), Foundations of evolutionary psychology. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Chessick, C. A., Perlick, D. A., Miklowitz, D. J., Kaczynski, R., Allen, M. H., Morris, C. D., … & STED-BD Family Experience Collaborative Study Group. (2007). Current suicide ideation and prior suicide attempts of bipolar patients as influences on caregiver burden. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior37(4), 482-491.

Gangestad, S. W., Garver-Apgar, C. E., Simpson, J. A., & Cousins, A. J. (2007). Changes in women’s mate preferences across the ovulatory cycle. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92, 151-163.

Garver-Apgar, C. E., Gangestad, S. W., & Simpson, J. A. (2007). Women’s perceptions of men’s sexual coerciveness change across the menstrual cycle. Acta Psychologica Sinica39, 536-540.

Morris, C. D., Miklowitz, D. J., & Waxmonsky, J. A. (2007). Family‐focused treatment for bipolar disorder in adults and youth. Journal of Clinical Psychology63(5), 433-445.

Garver-Apgar, C. E., Gangestad, S. W., Thornhill, R. Miller, R. D., & Olp, J. J. (2006).  MHC Alleles, Sexual Responsivity, and Unfaithfulness in Romantic Couples. Psychological Science, 17, 830-835.

Mohatt, D. F., Bradley, M. M., Adams, S. J., & Morris, C. D. (2006). Mental Health and Rural America: 1994-2005. An Overview and Annotated Bibliography. US Department of Health and Human Services.

Morris, C. D., Giese, A. A., Turnbull, J. J., Dickinson, M., & Johnson-Nagel, N. (2006). Predictors of tobacco use among persons with mental illnesses in a statewide population. Psychiatric Services57(7), 1035-1038.

Morris, C. D., & Miklowitz, D. J. (2006). Family approaches to the course and treatment of bipolar disorder. The Psychology of Bipolar Disorder: New Developments and Research Strategies, 217-238.

Morris, C. D. & Miklowitz, D. J. (2006). Family Approaches to the Course and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder. In R. Bentall & S. Jones (Eds.) The Psychology of Bipolar Disorder. Oxford Press.

Gangestad, S. W., Thornhill, R., & Garver-Apgar, C. E. (2005). Female sexual interests across the ovulatory cycle depend on primary partner developmental instability. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, 272, 2023-2027.

Gangestad, S. W., Thornhill, R., & Garver-Apgar, C. E. (2005). Adaptations to ovulation: Implications for sexual and social behavior. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 14, 312-316. (Invited manuscript)

Morris, C. D., Miklowitz, D. J., Wisniewski, S. R., Giese, A. A., Thomas, M. R., & Allen, M. H. (2005). Care satisfaction, hope, and life functioning among adults with bipolar disorder: Data from the first 1000 participants in the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program. Comprehensive Psychiatry46(2), 98-104.

Gangestad, S. W., Simpson, J. A., Cousins, A. J., Garver-Apgar, C. E., & Christensen, P. N. (2004).  Women’s preferences for male behavioral displays change across the menstrual cycle. Psychological Science, 15, 203-207.

Riggs, P. D., Hall, S. K., Mikulich-Gilbertson, S. K., Lohman, M., & Kayser, A. (2004). A randomized controlled trial of pemoline for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in substance-abusing adolescents. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry43(4), 420-429.

Miklowitz, D. J. & Morris, C. D. (2003). Couple-based treatments for emotional and behavioral disorders: Bipolar Disorder. In D.K. Snyder & M.A Whisman (Eds.) Treating Difficult Couples: Helping Clients with Coexisting Mental and Relationship Disorders. New York: The Guilford Press.

Gangestad, S. W., Thornhill, R., & Garver, C. E. (2002). Changes in women’s sexual interests and their partner’s mate retention tactics across the menstrual cycle: Evidence for shifting conflicts of interest. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, 269, 975-982.

Marcus, A. C., Garrett, K. M., Kulchak-Rahm, A., Barnes, D., Dortch, W., & Juno, S. (2002). Telephone counseling in psychosocial oncology: A report from the Cancer Information and Counseling Line. Patient Education and Counseling46(4), 267-275.

Deffenbacher, J. L., Dahlen, E. R., Lynch, R. S., Morris, C. D., & Gowensmith, W. N. (2000). An application of Beck’s cognitive therapy to general anger reduction. Cognitive therapy and Research24(6), 689-697.

Wenzel, L. B., Fairclough, D. L., Brady, M. J., Cella, D., Garrett, K. M., Kluhsman, B. C., … & Marcus, A. C. (1999). Age‐related differences in the quality of life of breast carcinoma patients after treatment. Cancer: Interdisciplinary International Journal of the American Cancer Society86(9), 1768-1774.

Marcus, A. C., Garrett, K. M., Cella, D., Wenzel, L. B., Brady, M. J., Crane, L. A., … & Pate‐Willig, M. (1998). Telephone counseling of breast cancer patients after treatment: a description of a randomized clinical trial. Psycho‐Oncology: Journal of the Psychological, Social and Behavioral Dimensions of Cancer7(6), 470-482.

Deffenbacher, J. L., Oetting, E. R., Lynch, R. S., & Morris, C. D. (1996). The expression of anger and its consequences. Behaviour Research and Therapy34(7), 575-590.

Marcus, A. C., Cella, D., Sedlacek, S., Crawford, E. D., Crane, L. A., Garrett, K., … & Gonin, R. (1993). Psychosocial counseling of cancer patients by telephone: A brief note on patient acceptance of an outcall strategy. Psycho‐Oncology2(3), 209-214.