Dr. Alicia Klanecky

Alicia Klanecky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Phone # (402) 280-2146
E-mail: aliciaklanecky@creighton.edu

Teaches Courses in:

Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Research Methods and Statistics II, and Psychological Assessments.

Research interests:

My research interests include addictions and vulnerabilities to addiction, with a more narrow focus on vulnerability to substance use following trauma and problematic alcohol use in college students.

Representative Publications:

Cadigan, J. M., Klanecky, A. K., & Martens, M. P. (2017). An examination

of alcohol risk profiles and co-occurring mental health symptoms among OEF/OIF veterans. Addictive Behaviors, 70, 54-60. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.02.009

Klanecky, A. K., McChargue, D. E., & Tuliao, A. P. (2016). Proposed pathways to problematic drinking via PTSD symptoms, emotion dysregulation, and dissociative tendencies following child/adolescent sexual abuse. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 35(3), 180-193. doi: 10.1080/10550887.2016.1139428

*Aurora, P., & Klanecky, A. K. (2016). Drinking motives mediate emotion regulation difficulties and problem drinking in college students. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 42(3), 341-350. doi: 10.3109/00952990.2015.1133633

*Woolman, E. O., *Becker, M. M., & Klanecky, A. K. (2015). PTSD symptoms mediate academic stress and drinking to cope. Journal of Drug Education, 45(2), 96-112. doi: 10.1177/0047237915607282

Klanecky, A. K., *Woolman, E. O., & *Becker, M. M. (2015). Child abuse exposure, emotion regulation, and drinking refusal self-efficacy: An analysis of problem drinking in college students. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 41(2), 188-196. doi: 10.3109/00952990.2014.998365.

Klanecky, A. K., Cadigan, J. M., Martens, M. P., & Rogers, R. (2014). Mental health symptoms and alcohol use frequency: The moderating effect of spouse/partner presence in OEF/OIF veterans. Military Psychology, 26 (5-6), 366-375. doi: 10.1037/mil0000048

Highland, K. B., Herschl, L. C., Klanecky, A. K., & McChargue, D. E. (2013). Biopsychosocial pathways to alcohol-related problems. American Journal on Addictions, 22(4), 366-72. doi: 10.1111/j.1521-0391.2013.12012.x.
Klanecky, A. K., & McChargue, D. (2013). Vulnerability to alcohol use disorders following early sexual abuse: The role of effortful control. Addiction Research & Theory, 21(2), 160-180. doi: 10.3109/16066359.2012.703269
Walsh, K., DiLillo, D., Klanecky, A., & McChargue, D. (2013). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms: A mechanism in the relationship between early sexual victimization and incapacitated/drug-or-alcohol-facilitated and forcible rape. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28(3), 558-576. doi: 10.1177/0886260512455511

Klanecky, A. K., McChargue, D. E., & Bruggeman, L. (2012). Desire to dissociate: Implications for problematic drinking in college students with childhood/adolescent sexual abuse exposure. American Journal on Addictions, 21, 250-256.
McChargue, D. E., Klanecky, A. K., & Anderson, J. (2012). Alcohol use problems mediate the relation between cannabis use frequency and college functioning among students mandated to an alcohol diversion program. Journal of College Student Development, 53(4), 611-615.