Raluca Simons

Raluca Simons

Associate Professor/Dir DMHI

PSYCHOLOGY

South Dakota Union 107

Email: Raluca.Simons@usd.edu

Teaching Interests:

Teaching undergraduate and graduate classes related to psychopathology, psychotherapy, personality, and psychological research.


Research Interests:

Dr. Gaher's research interests include (1) risk and resiliency factors among OEF/OIF veterans (particularly the mediating and moderating mechanisms explaining the co-occurrence between PTSD and substance use), (2) personality disorders and substance use, (3) military sexual trauma, (4) alcohol related problems among college students, and (5) pathological gambling.


Education:

  • Ph D, Specialty track in Clinical/Disaster Psychology, USD, 2007
  • MS, Counseling and Human Resources, (CACREP Accredited), SDSU, 2002
  • BS, Psychology & French, SDSU, 1999

Licensures and Certifications:

  • South Dakota Psychology License, DSS

Research:

  • , NRSA Fellow, (2004 - 2006)
  • Traumatic Stress: Neurophysiology, Genomics, and Culture, Division of Services and Intervention Research National Institute of Mental Health

Grants:

  • Traumatic Stress and alcohol problems: Between- and within- person associations, NIAAA. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2012 - Present)
  • Neural and behavioral correlates of PTSD and alcohol use, Department of Defense. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2010 - 2012)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca, O'Brien, C, Stoltenberg, S F., Keith, J A., and Hudson, J A.. PTSD, alcohol dependence, and conduct problems: Distinct pathways via lability and disinhibition., 185-193. Vol. 64. Addictive behaviors, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.08.044)
  • Forster, Gina, Simons, Raluca, and Baugh, Lee A.. Revisiting the Role of the Amygdala in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.. In The Amygdala - Where Emotions Shape Perception, Learning and Memories..
  • Simons, Raluca, Hahn, A M., Simons, Jeffery, and Murase, H. Emotion dysregulation and peer drinking norms uniquely predict alcohol-related problems via motives., 54-58. Vol. 177. Drug and alcohol dependence, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.03.019)
  • Sandín, B, Simons, Jeffery, Valiente, R M., Simons, Raluca, and Chorot, P. Psychometric properties of the spanish version of The Distress Tolerance Scale and its relationship with personality and psychopathological symptoms., 421-428. Vol. 29, Iss. 3. Psicothema, 2017. (DOI: 10.7334/psicothema2016.239)
  • Hocking, Elise, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Freeman, Harry, and . Adult attachment and drinking context as predictors of alcohol problems and relationship satisfaction in college students. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 2017. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00952990.2017.1344682)
  • Simons, Jeffery, Emery, N N., Simons, Raluca, Wills, T A., and Webb, M K.. Effects of alcohol, rumination, and gender on the time course of negative affect., 1-14. Cognition & emotion, 2016. (DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2016.1226162)
  • Hocking, Elise, Simons, Raluca M., and Surette, Renata. Attachment style as a mediator between childhood maltreatment and the experience of betrayal trauma as an adult.. Child Abuse & Neglect, doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2016.01.00, 2016.
  • Hahn, Austin, Simons, Raluca M., and Hahn, Christine. Five factors of impulsivity: Unique pathways to borderline and antisocial personality features and subsequent alcohol problems. Personality and Individual Differences, 99, 313-319., 2016.
  • Tirabassi, Christine, Caraway, Jean, Simons, Raluca M., and . Women's Behavioral Responses to Sexual Aggression The Role of Secondary Cognitive Appraisals and Self-Regulation.. Violence against women, 1077801216665482., 2016. (DOI: 1077801216665482.)
  • Hahn, A M., Simons, Raluca, and Simons, Jeffery. Childhood Maltreatment and Sexual Risk Taking: The Mediating Role of Alexithymia., 53-62. Vol. 45, Iss. 1. Archives of sexual behavior, 2016. (DOI: 10.1007/s10508-015-0591-4)
  • Simons, Jeffery, Joseph Clarke, C, Simons, Raluca M., and Spelman, P J.. Marijuana consequences in a motivational context: Goal congruence reduces likelihood of taking steps toward change., 83-90. Vol. 52. Addictive behaviors, 2016. (DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.08.010)
  • Hahn, A M., Tirabassi, C K., Simons, Raluca M., and Simons, Jeffery. Military sexual trauma, combat exposure, and negative urgency as independent predictors of PTSD and subsequent alcohol problems among OEF/OIF veterans., 378-83. Vol. 12, Iss. 4. Psychological services, 2015. (DOI: 10.1037/ser0000060)
  • Simons, Raluca M., Hahn, A M., Shishido, H, Simons, Jeffery, and Gaster, S. Associations between sensitivity to punishment, sensitivity to reward, and gambling., 180-4. Vol. 42. Addictive behaviors, 2015. (DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.11.014)
  • Simons, Raluca M., Hahn, A M., Simons, Jeffery, and Gaster, S. Control and Alcohol-Problem Recognition Among College Students., 373-9. Vol. 63, Iss. 6. Journal of American college health : J of ACH, 2015. (DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2015.1042879)
  • Arens, A M., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, and Dvorak, R D.. Child maltreatment and deliberate self-harm: a negative binomial hurdle model for explanatory constructs., 168-77. Vol. 19, Iss. 3-4. Child maltreatment, 2014. (DOI: 10.1177/1077559514548315)
  • Emery, Noah, Simons, Jeffery, Clarke, Joseph, and Simons, Raluca. Emotion Differentiation and Alcohol-Related Problems: The Mediating Role of Urgency, 1459-1463. Vol. 39. Addictive Behaviors, 2014.
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Hahn, Austin, Hofman, Nicole L., Hansen, Jamie, and Buchkoski, Jerome. An experience sampling study of PTSD and alcohol-related problems, 1013-1025. Vol. 28. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 2014.
  • Simons, Raluca, Hofman, Nicole L., Simons, Jeffery, and Hunsaker, Ryan. Emotion regulation deficits as mediators between trauma exposure and borderline symptoms, 466-475. Vol. 37. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 2013.
  • Shishido, Hanako, Simons, Raluca, and Simons, Jeffery. I don't know how I feel, therefore I act: Alexithymia, urgency and alcohol problems, 2014-2017. Vol. 38. Addictive Behaviors, 2013.
  • Arens, Ashley M., Simons, Raluca, and Simons, Jeffery. Child maltreatment and deliberate self-harm among college students: Testing mediation and moderation models for impulsivity, 328-337. Vol. 82. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 2012.
  • Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca, Wray, Tyler B., and Reed, Ryan N.. College student drug use: Prevalence and consequences. In College Student Alcohol Abuse: A Guide to Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention, edited by CJ Correia, J Murphy, & N Barnett, 3-52. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2012.
  • Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca, Maisto, Stephen A., Walters, Kyle J., and Hahn, Austin M.. Daily associations between alcohol and sexual behavior in young adults.. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology..
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, olson, dawn, Baugh, Lee A., Magnotta, vince, and Forster, Gina. PTSD and Alcohol Use Among Veterans: Amygdala and Anterior Cingulate fMRI Activation to Emotional Cues. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
  • Simons, Raluca, O'Brien, Carol, Smiley, Paul, Hahn, Austin, and . Alexithymia Predicting Coping Style in a Sample of Veterans who Experienced Military Sexual Trauma.. Edited by Martin Hagger. Stress and Health.
  • Arens, Ashley, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Dvorak, Rob, and . Child maltreatment and non-suicidal self-injury: A negative binomial hurdle model for mediating constructs.. Child Abuse and Neglect.

Awards and Honors:

  • 2012-2014 Loan Repayment Program Award for Clinical Researchers, National Institute of Health (NIH), NIH, 2012
  • Loan Repayment Program Award for Clinical Researchers, National Institute of Health (NIH), 2010
  • Loan Repayment Program Award for Clinical Researchers, National Institute of Health (NIH), 2008
  • APA/NIAAA Early Career Investigators Award, 2006
  • APA/NIDA Early Career Investigators Award, 2005
  • Morgan Fellow, Disaster Mental Health Institute, USD, 2004
  • NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein, National Research Service Award (NRSA), 2004
  • Morgan Fellow, Disaster Mental Health Institute, USD, 2003
  • DMHI Fellow, Disaster Mental Health Institute, USD, 2002
  • DMHI Fellow, Disaster Mental Health Institute, USD, 2001
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, SDSU, 2000

Presentations:

  • Hocking, Elise, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Freeman, Harry, . Attachment and drinking context as predictors of alcohol problems and relationship satisfaction.. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington DC. (August 2017)
  • Welker, Logan, Simons, Raluca, Sistad, Rebecca, Simons, Jeffery, . Distress tolerance moderates the relationship between vulnerable narcissism and alcohol problems.. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington DC. (August 2017)
  • Sistad, Rebecca, Simons, Raluca, Surette, Renata, Simons, Jeffery, . Childhood Maltreatment and PTSD: The Mediating Role of Thought Suppression.. Presented at the American Psychological Association National Convention, Washington DC. (August 2017)
  • Hovrud, Lindsey, Simons, Raluca, Hansen, Jamie, Simons, Jeffery, . Coping motives and bulimia: The role of negative urgency.. Presented at the American Psychological Association National Convention, Washington DC. (August 2017)
  • Hansen, Jamie, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Hovrud, Lindsey, . Drunkorexia: Normative Behavior or Gateway to Alcohol and Eating Pathology?. Presented at the American Psychological Association National Convention. (August 2017)
  • Surette, Renata, Simons, Raluca, Sistad, Rebecca, Simons, Jeffery, , . Emotional dysregulation facets as mediators between types of childhood maltreatment and borderline features. Presented at the American Psychological Association National Convention, Washington DC. (August 2017)
  • Hahn, Austin, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Welker, Logan, , . Impulsivity and Reward/Punishment Sensitivity Predict Alcohol-Related Outcomes and Risky Sex.. Presented at the American Psychological Association National Convention, Washington, D.C.. (August 2017)
  • Walters, Kyle J., Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca. Self-Control Demands and Alcohol Problems: A Dual-Process Model. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. (August 2017)
  • Hahn, Austin, Simons, Raluca M., Welker, Logan, . A Path Model of Dysregulation: Pathways to Alcohol Outcomes, Aggression, & Risky Sex.. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Denver. (August 2016)
  • Surette, Renata, Simons, Raluca, O'Brien, Carol, Stoltenberg, Scott, Keith, Jessica. PTSD Symptoms Clusters, Sleep Disturbance, and Alcohol Use and Problems Among OIF/OEF Veterans. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Denver. (August 2016)
  • Hocking, Elise, Simons, Raluca M., Welker, Logan, . The Role of Negative Urgency in the Relationship Between Borderline Traits and Alcohol Problems.. Presented at the American Psychological Association , Denver. (August 2016)
  • Welker, Logan, Simons, Raluca M., Hocking, Elise, . Narcissistic Traits and Alcohol-Related Problems Among College Students.. Presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Denver. (August 2016)
  • Hovrud, Lindsey, Simons, Raluca M., Hansen, Jamie, , . The Mediating Role of Distress Tolerance Between Maladaptive Schemas and Eating Disorders Risk.. Presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Denver. (August 2016)
  • Sistad, Rebecca, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffrey S., , . The Role of Distress Tolerance in the Relationship Between Cognitive Schemas and Alcohol Problems Among College Students.. Presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Denver. (August 2016)
  • Marks, R M., Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca. Crowdsourcing clinical science on mTurk: Validity of disinhibition and alcohol assessments.. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, Co. (August 2016)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, O'Brien, Carol, Stoltenberg, Scott F., Keith, Jessica A., Hudson, Jaime A.. Effects of lability on within-person associations between PTSD symptoms and DSM-IV alcohol dependence symptoms among OIF/OEF/OND veterans. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, Co. (August 2016)
  • Clarke, C. J., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Effects of mood on alcohol consumption: The moderating effect of mood repair cues. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, Co. (August 2016)
  • Surette, Renata, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, O'Brien, Carol, Stoltenberg, Scott F., Keith, Jessica A.. PTSD symptom clusters, sleep disturbance, and alcohol use and problems among OIF/OEF/OND Veterans. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, Co. (August 2016)
  • Stoltenberg, Scott F., Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca, O'Brien, Carol, Keith, Jessica A.. FKBP5 and 5-HTTLPR: GxG and GxE interactions predicting alcohol use disorder among veterans. Presented at the Annual Research Society On Alcoholism Convention, New Orlean, LA. (June 2016)
  • Surette, Renata J., Simons, Raluca, Hansen, Jamie M., Hocking, Elise C., Simons, Jeffery. An Experience Sampling Study of Sleep Disturbance, PTSD symptoms, and Alcohol Problems Among OIF/OEF veterans. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. (August 2015)
  • Hocking, Elise C., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Child maltreatment and specific alcohol-related consequences: The role of attachment style. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. (August 2015)
  • Gaster, Sam S., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Childhood Abuse, Emotional Dysregulation and Eating Disorders: The Role of Flow. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. (August 2015)
  • Marks, Russel, Spelman, Philip J., Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca. Differential predictors of problem recognition & taking steps to change marijuana use. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, CA. (August 2015)
  • Emery, Noah N., Spelman, Philip J., Gaster, Sam, Clarke, Charles J., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Effects of Drinking & Rumination on the Time Course of Negative Affect: An Experience Sampling Study. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. (August 2015)
  • Hahn, Austin M., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Tirabassi, Christine K.. Five Factors of Impulsivity, Borderline and Antisocial Personality Features, and Alcohol Problems.. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. (August 2015)
  • Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca M., O'Brien, Carol, Stoltenberg, Scott F., Keith, Jessica A., Hudson, Jaime A., Shelley, Amanda A.. PTSD, Alcohol Dependence, and Conduct Problems: Distinct pathways via lability and disinhibition. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. (August 2015)
  • Gaster, Samuel, Hansen, Jamie, Hunsaker, Ryan, Simons, Raluca. From Victim to Perpetrator: The Mediating Role of Personality and Interpersonal Style.. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.. (August 2014)
  • Hahn, Austin, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Distress Tolerance, Negative Control, and Alcohol Problems in College Students.. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC. (August 2014)
  • Hockings, Elise, Simons, Raluca, Gaher, Raluca M.. Attachment style as a mediator between childhood maltreatment and the experience of betrayal trauma as an adult.. Presented at the American Psychological Association Convention , Washington DC. (August 2014)
  • Clarke, C J., Spelman, PHILIP J., Emery, Noah N., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Congruence of marijuana use and personal strivings: Ambivalence for change and motives for use.. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. (August 2014)
  • Emery, Noah N., Clarke, C J., Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca. Emotion differentiation and alcohol related problems: The mediating role of urgency. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. (August 2014)
  • Tirabassi, Christine, Caraway, Jean, Hahn, Austin, Simons, Raluca. Women's Likelihood to Engage in Risky Sex: The Role of Sexual Victimization, PTSD, and Self-Control . Poster accepted at American Psychological Association. Presented at the Annual Meeting American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.. (August 2014)
  • Hahn, Austin, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Childhood Trauma and Sexual Risk Taking: The Mediating Role of Alexithymia.. Presented at the American Psychological Society, San Fracisco. (June 2014)
  • Hahn, Austin, Tirabassi, Christine, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Sexual Harassmen, Post-Deployment Stress, and Alcohol Problems among OEF/OIF Veterans.. Presented at the American Psychological Society, San Francisco, CA. (June 2014)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. An experience sampling study of PTSD and alcohol related problems. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Bellevue, WA. (June 2014)
  • Forster, Gina, Olson, Dawne, Baugh, Lee A., Hansen, Jamie M., Engel, Shaydel, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Magnotta, Vincent. Frontal cortex activity during emotional processing is altered in veterans with hazardous alcohol use and posttraumatic stress disorder. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC. (2014)
  • Forster, Gina, Olson, Dawne, Baugh, Lee A., Hansen, Jamie M., Engel, Shaydel, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Magnotta, Vincent. Neural and Behavioral Correlates of PTSD and Alcohol Use. Presented at the DoD Substance Abuse Research IPR, Frederick MD. (2014)
  • Hahn, Austin, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, . PTSD and Alcohol Problems in Returning OEF/OIF Veterans: The Role of Negative Urgency, Post Deployment Social Support, and Post Deployment Stressors.. Presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies National Convention, Nashville, TN. (November 20, 2013)
  • Tirabassi, Christine, Caraway, Jean, Simons, Raluca, Hahn, Austin, . Women's Behavioral Coping to Unwanted Sexual Advances: The role of secondary cognitive appraisals and self-control.. Presented at the The Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, , Nashville, TN. (November 2013)
  • Hofman, Nicole, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, . The Role of Emotion Regulation Deficits in the Relationship between Traumatic Experiences and Externalizing and Internalizing Problems.. Presented at the American Psychologicla Association National Convention, Honolulu, HI. (August 2013)
  • Reed, Ryan N., Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca. Effects of PTSD symptom severity on attentional tuning. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Associaiton, Honolulu, HI. (August 2013)
  • Arens, Ashley M., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Child maltreatment and self-injury: A structural equation model for mediating constructs. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. (August 2013)
  • Hunsaker, Ryan, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Journaling, emotional intelligence, and health benefits. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. (August 2013)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Buchkoski, Jerome, Hofman, Nicole L., Hansen, Jamie. An experience sampling study of PTSD and alcohol related problems. Presented at the Annualconvention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. (August 2013)
  • Forster, Gina, Olson, Dawne, Baugh, Lee A., Hansen, J M., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Magnotta, V. Effects of heavy alcohol use on frontal cortex activity and behavior during emotional processing in veterans with PTSD.. Presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. (2013)
  • Simons, Raluca, Nicole, Hofman. Social Support, Emotional Intelligence, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Mediation Analysis.. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL. (August 2012)
  • Simons, Raluca, Hofman, Nicole, . Social support,emotional intelligence,and PTSD: A mediation analysis. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL. (July 25, 2012)
  • Wray, Tyler B., Simons, Jeffery, Dvorak, Robert D., Simons, Raluca. An affective model of alcohol-related risk behaviors in college students.. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Reseaerch Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA. (June 2012)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. PTSD Symptoms and Alcohol Problems among OEF/OIF Veterans: An Experience Sampling Study.. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Orlando. (August 2011)
  • Reed, Ryan, Hunsaker, Ryan, Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Wills, T. A.. Self-control, marijuana-related problems, and age of use initiation. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. (August 2011)
  • Arens, A. M., Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca. Impulsivity as a Mediator between Child Maltreatment and Self-harm.. Presented at the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA. (August 2010)
  • Arens, A. M., Simons, Raluca, Shishido, H., Hofman, N. L., Simons, Jeffery. Positive and Negative Affect Mediation between Chold ABuse and Alexithymia. Presented at the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA. (August 2010)
  • Arens, A M., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Impulsivity as a mediator between childmaltreatment and self-harm. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA. (August 2010)
  • Arens, A M., Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Impulsivity as a mediator between childmaltreatment and self-harm. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA. (August 2010)
  • Arens, A M., Simons, Raluca, Shishido, H, Hofman, N L., Simons, Jeffery. Positive and negative affect mediation between child maltreatment and alexithymia. Presented at the the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA. (August 2010)
  • Simons, Raluca, O'Brien, C, Smiley, P. Alexithymia as a predictor of coping style in a sample of veterans who experienced military sexual trauma. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association Convention, Boston, MA. (August 2008)
  • Simons, Raluca, O'Brien, C, Smiley, P, Pope, C. Difficulty identifying feelings predicts the persistence of trauma symptoms in a sample of veterans who experienced military sexual trauma. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Association for Advancement of Cognitive and Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA. (November 2007)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Sense of control, distress tolerance and cigarettes smoking among college students. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA. (August 2007)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Sense of control, distress tolerance, and nicotine dependence among college students.. Presented at the Annual Covnvention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA. (August 2007)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Expectancies and evulations of alcohol problems.. Presented at the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA. (August 2006)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Expectancies and evaluations of alcohol problems. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA. (August 2006)
  • Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca, Oliver, M, Bush, J A., Palmer, M A.. An experience sampling study of associations between affect and alcohol use and problems among college students. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC. (November 2005)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Desire for control and alcohol problem recognition among college students. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC. (November 2005)
  • Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca, Oliver, M. N., Bush, J. A., Palmer, M. A.. An experience sampling study of asssoctiaons between affect and alochol use and problems among college students.. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Association for Behavioral and Cogitive Therapies, Washington, DC. (November 2005)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery. Desire for control and alcohol problem recognition among college students.. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC. (November 2005)
  • Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca, Correia, C. J., Bush, J. A.. Club drug use among college students.. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. (August 2005)
  • Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca. The Distress Tolerance Scale: Development and validation of a self-report measure.. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA. (November 2004)
  • Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca, Jacobs, G. A., Meyer, D., Johnson-Jimenez, E.. Alcohol and PTSD Symptoms Among Red Cross Workers Following 9/11/2001.. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. (August 2004)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Jacobs, G. A., Meyer, D., Johnson-Jimenez, E.. Alcohol Coping Motives Among Red Cross Workers Following 9/11/2001 Response.. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. (August 2004)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, Jeffery, Jacobs, G A., Meyer, D, Johnson-Jimenez, E. Alcohol coping motives among Red Cross workers following the 9/11/2001 response. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. (August 2004)
  • Simons, Raluca, Simons, J S.. Attitudes toward alcohol among college students.. Presented at the Forum for Graduate Student Research and Creative Work. (April 2004)
  • Simons, J S., Simons, Raluca, Jacobs, G A., Meyer, D, Johnson-Jimenez, E. Alcohol and PTSD symptoms among Red Cross workers following 9/11/2001. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. (2004)
  • Simons, J S., Neal, D J., Simons, Raluca, Oliver, M. Risk for marijuana-related problems: An application of zero-inflated poisson regression. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association , Toronto, OT. (August 2003)
  • Simons, Jeffery, Neal, D. J., Simons, Raluca, Oliver, M. N.. Risk for Marijuana-Related Problems: An Application of Zero-Inflated Poisson Regression.. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, OT. (August 2003)
  • Simons, Raluca, Reyes, G. Mental health issues among refugee women: Characteristics associated with risk and resiliency. Presented at the One Step Forward: Assessing the Status and Treatment of Women in a New Century. (March 2003)
  • Simons, J S., Simons, Raluca. Attitudes toward alcohol and drug-free experience: Relations with alcohol consumption and related Problems. Presented at the Nebraska Symposium on Motivation and Emotion, Lincoln, NE. (March 2002)
  • Simons, Jeffery, Simons, Raluca. Attitudes Toward Alcohol and Drug-free Experience: Relations with Alcohol Consumption and Related Problems.. Presented at the Nebraska Symposium on Motivation and Emotion, Lincoln, NE. (March 2002)
  • Simons, Raluca. Refugee mental health. Presented at the South Dakota Counseling Association Annual Conference, Rapid City, SD. (April 2001)