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:

Klanecky, A. K., *Ruhnke, E., *Meyer, R. (accepted). The impact of induced mood on mechanisms that influence problem drinking in college. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.

Tuliao, A., Klanecky, A. K., Landoy, B. V., & McChargue, D. E. (in press). Toronto Alexithymia Scale 20:  Examining 18 competing factor structure solutions in a U.S. and the Philippines sample. Assessment.

 Tuliao, A. P., Landoy, B. V., Klanecky, A. K., & McChargue, D. E. (in press). A comparison of sexual aggression risk factors between the United States and the Philippines. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma.

*Martinez (Pethick), H. S., Klanecky, A. K., & McChargue, D. E. (2018). Problem drinking among at-risk college students: The examination of Greek involvement, freshman status, and history of mental health problems. Journal of American College Health, 66(7), 579-587. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2018.1432625

Tuliao, A. P., McChargue, D. E., & Klanecky, A. K. (2017). Information acquisition in sexual aggression. Psychology of Violence, 8(5), 605-614. doi: 10.1037/vio0000157

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