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Stigma and Health

Overstreet, N.M., Gaskins, J.L., Quinn, D.M., & Williams, M.K. (in press). The moderating role of centrality on the association between internalized intimate partner violence-related stigma and concealment of physical IPV. Journal of Social Issues

Overstreet, N.M., Willie, T.C., & Sullivan, T. (2016). Stigmatizing vs. general negative reactions to partner violence disclosure as predictors of avoidance coping and depression. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260516653753

Calabrese, S.K., Meyer, I., Overstreet, N.M., Haile, R., & Hansen, N.B. (2014). Exploring discrimination and mental health disparities faced by Black sexual minority women using a minority stress framework. Psychology of Women Quarterly. doi:10.1177/0361684314560730

Quinn, D.M., Williams, M.K., Quintana, F., Gaskins, J.L., Overstreet, N.M. et al. (2014). Examining effects of anticipated stigma, centrality, salience, internalization, and outness on psychological distress for people with concealable stigmatized identities. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096977

Overstreet, N. M., & Quinn, D. M. (2013). The intimate partner violence stigmatization model and barriers to help-seeking. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 35, 109-122. doi: 10.1080/01973533.2012.746599

Overstreet, N.M., Earnshaw, V.A., Kalichman, S.C., & Quinn, D.M. (2013). Internalized stigma and HIV status disclosure in a sample of HIV+ men who have sex with men. AIDS Care, 25, 466-471. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2012.720362

Sexual Objectification

Overstreet, N.M., Quinn, D.M., & Marsh, K.L. (2015). Objectification in virtual romantic contexts: Perceived discrepancies between self and partner ideals differentially affect body consciousness in women and men. Sex Roles. doi: 10.1007/s11199-015-0533-6

Overstreet, N. M., & Quinn, D. M., & Agocha, B. (2010). Beyond thinness: Exploring the influence of a curvaceous body ideal on body dissatisfaction in Black and White women. Sex Roles, 63, 91-103. doi: 10.1007/s11199-010-9792-4

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