McCarty, K.N., McDowell, Y.E., Sher, K.J., & McCarthy, D.M. (In Press). Training Health Services Psychologists for Research Careers in Addiction Science. Training and Education in Professional Psychology.

McCarty, K. N. & McCarthy, D. M. (2019). 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.

Davis-Stober, C.P., McCarty, K.N., McCarthy, D.M. (2019). Decision making and alcohol: Health policy implications. Policy Insights from the Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 6, 64-71.

Davis-Stober, C.P., McCarthy, D.M., Cavagnaro, D.R., Price, M., Brown, N, Park, S. (2019). Is cognitive impairment related to violations of rationality? A laboratory alcohol intoxication study testing transitivity of preference. Decision, 6, 134-144.


Hatz, L.E., McCarty, K.N., Bartholow, B.D., McCarthy, D.M. (2018). Explicit attitudes, working memory capacity, and driving after drinking. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 42, 2047-2053.

Hultgren, B.A., Turrisi, R., Mallett, K.A., Ackerman, S., Larimer, M.E., McCarthy, D.M., Romano, E. (2018). A longitudinal examination of decisions to ride and decline rides with drinking drivers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 42, 1748-1755.


Arterberry, B.J., Treloar-Padovano, H. & McCarthy, D.M. (2017). Empirical profiles of alcohol and marijuana use, drugged driving, and risk perceptions. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78, 889-898.

McCarty, K.N., Morris, D.H., Hatz, L.E. & McCarthy, D.M. (2017). Differential associations of UPPS-P impulsivity traits with alcohol problems. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78, 617-622.

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. 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.