Curriculum Vitae of Lee B. Sechrest

Academic Positions

Pennsylvania State University, assistant professor, 1956-58

Northwestern University, assistant professor to professor, 1958-1973

Florida State University, professor, 1973-1980

University of Michigan, director of the Center for Research on the Utilization of Scientific Knowledge and professor of Medical Care Organization and of Psychology, 1980-1984

University of Arizona, head, Department of Psychology 1984-1989; professor 1984-2002; professor emeritus, 2003-present



Hemphill, J. K., & Sechrest, L. (1952). A comparison of three criteria of aircrew effectiveness in combat over Korea. Journal of Applied Psychology, 36,323-327. Paper


Hemphill, J. K., & Sechrest, L. (1954). Motivational variables in the assuming of combat obligations. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 18, 113-118. Paper


Sechrest, L. (1956). Patients’ interpretations of their psychotherapists. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Ohio State University. Two related pages


Snyder, R., & Sechrest, L. (1959). An experimental study of directive group therapy with defective delinquents. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 63, 117-123. Paper


Barger, P., & Sechrest, L. (1961). Convergent and discriminant validity of four Holtzman Inkblot Test variables. Journal of Psychological Studies, 12, 227-236. Paper

Kieferle, D., & Sechrest, L. (1961). Effects of alterations in personal constructs. Journal of Psychological Studies, 12, 173-178. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1961). Psychopathology, Ltd. [Review of the book Clinical psychopathology). Contemporary Psychology, 6, 69-70. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Barger, B. (1961). Verbal participation and perceived benefit from group psychotherapy. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 11,49-59. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Jackson, D. N. (1961). Social intelligence and accuracy of interpersonal predictions. Journal of Personality, 29, 167-182. Paper

Shore, E., & Sechrest, L. (1961). Concept attainment as a function of number of positive instances presented. Journal of Educational Psychology, 52, 303-307. Paper

Wallace, J., & Sechrest, L. (1961). Relative difficulty of conjunctive and disjunctive concepts. Journal of Psychological Studies, 12, 97-104. Paper


Jackson, M., & Sechrest, L. (1962). Early recollections in four neurotic diagnostic categories. Journal of Individual Psychology, 18, 52-56. Paper

Lawton, M., & Sechrest, L. (1962). Figure drawing of boys from father-present and father-absent homes. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 18,304–305. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1962). Clinical psychology: Potluck [Review of the book Progress in clinical psychology). Contemporary Psychology, 7,96-97. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1962). The motivation in school of young children: Some interview data. Journal of Experimental Education, 30, 327-335. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1962). Stimulus equivalents of the psychotherapist. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 18,172-176. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Jackson, D. N. (1962). The generality of deviant response tendencies. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 26, 395-401. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Strowig, R. W. (1962). Teaching machines and the individual learner. Educational Theory, 12, 157-169. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Tutko, T. (1962). Conceptual performance and personality variables. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 26,481. Paper

Wallace, J., & Sechrest, L. (1962). Assimilation and utilization of information in concept attainment under varying conditions of information presentation. Journal of Educational Psychology,53, 157-164. Paper


Sechrest, L. (1963). George A. Kelly: The psychology of personal constructs. In R. Heine & J. Wepman (Eds.), Theories of personality (pp. 206-233). Chicago: Aldine. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1963). Implicit reinforcement of responses. Journal of Educational Psychology, 54, 197-201. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1963). Incremental validity: A recommendation. Educational and Psychological Measurement,23, 153-158. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1963). Pick a number [Review of the books Social indicators and On the accuracy of economic observations]. Contemporary Psychology, 13, 238-239. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1963). Symptoms of mental disorder in the Philippines. Philippine Sociological Review, 11, 189-206. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Jackson, D. N. (1963). Deviant response tendencies: Their measurement and interpretation. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 23, 33-45. Paper

Straits, B., & Sechrest, L. (1963). Further support of some findings concerning the psychological characteristics of smokers and nonsmokers. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 27, 279. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Wallace, J. (1963). Figure drawings and naturally occurring events: Elimination of the expansive euphoria hypothesis. Journal of Educational Psychology, 55, 32-44. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Wallace, J. (1963). The frequency hypothesis and content analysis of projective tests. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 27, 387-393. Paper

Williams, T., & Sechrest, L. (1963). The ascribed usability of personal constructs as a function of their generality. Journal of Psychological Studies, 14, 75-8l. Paper

Zelin, M., & Sechrest, L. (1963). The validity of the “mother” and “father” cards of the Rorschach.J ournal of Projective Techniques, 27, 114-121. Paper


Sechrest, L. (1964). Mental disorder in the Philippines. University of the Philippines Research Digest, 3, 5-9. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1964). School psychology in Japan. Psychology in the Schools, 1,385-387. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1964). Studies of classroom atmosphere. Psychology in the Schools, 1, 103-118. Paper


Kumler, M., Glickman, S., & Sechrest, L. (1965). Conscious perseveration and persistence of autonomic activity: A replication. Journal of Psychology, 61, 77-80. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1965). Vicarious reinforcement in children at two age levels. Journal of Educational Psychology, 56, 100-106. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Kaas, J. (1965). Concept difficulty as a function of stimulus similarity. Journal of Educational Psychology, 56, 327-333. Paper


Goldstein, A. P., Heller, K., & Sechrest, L. (1966). Psychotherapy and the psychology of behavior change. New York: Wiley.

Webb, E., Campbell, D. T., Schwartz, R. D., & Sechrest, L. (1966). Unobtrusive measures: A survey of nonreactive research in social science. Chicago: Rand McNally.


Sechrest, L. (1967). Culture, law, and psychiatry. Psychiatric Spectator, N(9), 9-11.

Sechrest, L. (1967, September). Mental restoration: A world challenge. The Rotarian, 23-25. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1967). Naturalistic assessment of social attitudes. Human Development, 10, 199-211.

Sechrest, L., Gallimore, R., & Hersch, P. (1967). Feedback and accuracy of clinical prediction. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 31, 1-11. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Wallace, J. (1967). Psychology and human problems. Columbus, OH: Merrill.


Johnson, S., & Sechrest, L. (1968). Comparison of desensitization and progressive relaxation in treating test anxiety. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 36, 280-286. Paper

PfIederer, M., & Sechrest, L. (1968). Conservation in musical experience. Psychology in the Schools, 5,99-105. Paper

PfIederer, M., & Sechrest, L. (1968). Conservation-type responses of children to musical stimuli. Council for Research in Music Education Bulletin, 13, 19-36. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1968). Exercise as an operant response in retarded children. Journal of Special Education, 2, 311-317. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1968). Personal constructs and personal characteristics. Journal of Individual Psychology, 24, 162-166. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1968). Testing, measuring, and assessing people. In E. Borgatta & W. Lambert (Eds., Handbook of personality theory and research (pp. 529–625). Chicago: Rand McNally. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Bryan, J. H. (1968). Astrologers as useful marriage counselors. Trans-action, 6, 34-36. Paper

Sechrest, L., Flores, L., & Arellano, L. (1968). Language and social interaction in a bilingual culture. Journal of Social Psychology, 76, 155-162. Paper


Sechrest, L. (1969). Nonreactive assessment of attitudes. In E. P. Willems (Ed.), Naturalistic viewpoints in psychological research (pp. 147-161). New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1969). Philippine culture, stress, and psychopathology. In W. Caudill & T. Y. Lin (Eds., Mental health research in Asia and the Pacific (pp. 306–334). Honolulu, HI: East-West Center Press. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Flores, L. (1969). Homosexuality in the Philippines and the United States: The handwriting on the wall. Journal of Social Psychology, 74,3-12. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Flores, L. (1969). Sibling position of Philippine psychiatric patients. Journal of Social Psychology, 77, 135–137. Paper


Koppell, M., & Sechrest, L. (1970). A multitrait-multimethod matrix for sense of humor. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 30, 77–85. Paper

Mathis, B. C., & Cotton, J. (1970). Psychological foundations of education: Learning and teaching. New York: Academic Press.

Patterson, M., & Sechrest, L. (1970). Interpersonal distance and impression formation. Journal of Personality, 38, 161-166. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1970). Conceptions and management of cases of mental disorder in some Negro Oriental barrios. Philippine Sociological Review, 18,1-17. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1970). Experiments in the field. In R. NarolI & R. Cohen (Eds.), Handbook of method in cultural anthropology (pp. 196-209). New York: Doubleday. Paper

Zimmerman, M., & Sechrest, L. (1970). Brief focused instruction and musical concepts. Journal of Research in Musical Education, 18, 25-36. Paper


Sechrest, L. (1971). Anthropsychology [Review of the book Socialization: The approach from social anthropology].  Contemporary Psychology, 16,665-666. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1971). Situational sampling and contrived situations in assessment of behavior. Pakistan Journal of Psychology, 4, 3-19. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1971). Unobtrusive measures in selection and evaluation. In H. B. Haley, A. G.D’Costa, & A. M. Schafer (Eds., Personality measurement in medical education (pp. 147-169). Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Flores, L. (1971). The occurrence of a nervous mannerism in two cultures. Asian Studies, 9, 55-63. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Olsen, K. (1971). Graffiti in four types of institutions of higher education. Journal of Sex Research, 7, 62-71. Paper


Duncan, C. P., Melton, A., & Sechrest, L. (Eds.). (1972). Human memory: Festschrift for Benton J. Underwood. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.

Sechrest, L. (1972). Psychology and educational testing [Review of the book Psychological and educational testing]. Journal of Educational Measurement, 9, 3. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1972). [Review of the book Learning mechanism in smoking]. American Journal of Psychiatry, 129, 247-248. Paper

Sechrest, L., Fay, T. L., & Zaidi, S. M. H. (1972). Problems of translation in cross-cultural research. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 3, 41-56. Paper


Sechrest, L. (1973). Another dubious cookbook [Review of the book Cross· national research: Social psychological methods and problems]. Contemporary Psychology, 18,433-434. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1973). Cultural differences in mental illness: Their implications for legal policy and decision making. Journal of Forensic Psychology, 5, 14-24. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1973). Use of innocuous and noninterventional measures in evaluation. In B. Worthen & J. Sanders (Eds.), Educational evaluation (pp. 289-297). Worthington, OR: C. A. Jones. Paper

Sechrest, L., Fay, T. L., & Zaidi, S. M. H. (1973). Attitudes toward mental disorder among college students in the United States, Pakistan, and the Philippines. Journal of Cross· Cultural Psychology, 4, 342-359. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Wallace, J. (1973). The nature and study of psychology. Itasca, IL: Peacock. Shusterman, L., & Sechrest, L. (1973). Attitudes of registered nurses toward death in a general hospital. Psychiatry in Medicine, 4, 416-425. Paper


Guthrie, G., & Sechrest, L. (1974). Psychology of, by, and for Filipinos. In Philippine studies: Geography, archaeology, psychology and literature (Special Report No. 10, pp. 44-70). DeKaIb: Northern Illinois University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Paper

Haring, 0., Middlekauf, G., & Sechrest, L. (1974). An internal auditing system for improving the quality of medical care. Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association, 29, 178-187. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Flores, L. (1974). Surplus and sharing in a prison sample. Journal of Social Psychology, 94, 33-44. Paper


Sechrest, L. (1975). Another look at unobtrusive measures: An alternative to what? In W. Sinaiko & L. Broedling (Eds.), Perspectives on attitude assessment: Surveys and their alternatives (pp. 03-116). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1975). Research appreciation [Review of the book Reading statistics and research]. Contemporary Psychology, 20,958-959. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1975). Research contributions of practicing clinical psychologists. Professional Psychology, 6, 413–419. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Bootzin, R (1975). Preliminary evaluation of participation by psychologists in encounter groups. Professional Psychology, 6, 59-69. Paper


Clark, R D. III, & Sechrest, L. (1976). The mandate phenomenon. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 34, 1057-106l. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1976). On the need for experimentation in cross-cultural research. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 285, 104-118. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1976). Personality. Annual Review of Psychology, 27, 1-27. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1976). Personality theory and identity advocacy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2,230-233. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1976). The psychologist as program evaluator. In P. Wood (Ed.), Career opportunities or psychologists: Expanding and emerging areas (pp. 251-258). Washington DC: American Psychological Association. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1976). [Review of the book Handbook on evaluation research, Vols. 1 & 2J. American Journal of Psychiatry, 133, 1218.

Sechrest, L., & Cohen, L. (1976). The APA evaluation of teaching of psychology. Teaching of Psychology, 3, 130-134. Paper


Sechrest, L., (1977). Administrative functions and research requirements. In L. Sechrest (Ed.), Emergency medical services: Research methodology (DHEW Publication. No. PHS 78-3195, p. 3-5). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Paper

Sechrest, L. (Ed.). (1977). Emergency medical services: Research methodology (DHEW Publication No. PHS 78-3195). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1977). Evaluation results and decision-making: The need for program evaluation. In L. Sechrest (Ed.), Emergency medical services: Research methodology (DHEW Publication No. HS 78-3195, pp. 16-23). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1977). Experimental design and causal inference. In L. Sechrest (Ed.), Emergency medical services: Research methodology (DHEW Publication No. PHS 78-3195, pp. 33-44). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1977). On the dearth of theory in cross-cultural psychology: There is madness in our method. In Y. H. Poortinga (Ed.), Basic problems in cross-cultural psychology (pp. 73-82). Amsterdam: Swets & Zeitlinger. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1977). Personal construct theory. In R Corsini (Ed.), Current personality theories (pp. 203-242). Itasca, IL: Peacock.

Sechrest, L. (1977). Unobtrusive measures. In B. Wolman (Ed.), International encyclopedia of Psychiatry, psychology, Psychoanalysis and neurology (Vol. 11, pp. 341-344). New York: Aesculapius. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Olbrisch, M. E. (1977). Special considerations in conducting evaluations of encounter groups. Professional Psychology, 8, 516-525. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Sukstorf, S. (1977). Parental visitation of the institutionalized retarded. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 7, 286-294. Paper


Pacht, A, Bent, R, Cook, T. D., Klebanoff, L. B., Rodgers, D.A, Sechrest, L., et al. (1978). Continuing evaluation and accountability controls for a national health insurance program. American Psychologist, 33,305-313. Paper


Bent, R, Claiborn, W., Rosenberg, A, Shueman, S., Stricker, G., Sechrest, L., et al. (1979). A system of peer review for outpatient psychological services. JSAS Catalog of Selected Documents in Psychology, 9, 89 (Ms. No. 1969).

Olbrisch, M. E., & Sechrest, L. (1979). Educating health psychologists in traditional graduate training programs. Professional Psychology, 10, 589-595. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1979). A passion for theory [Review of the book New perspectives in personal construct theory]. Contemporary Psychology, 24, 19-20. Paper

Sechrest, L. (Ed.). (1979). New directions in the methodology of behavioral science: No. 1. Unobtrusive measures today. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Sechrest, L., & Cohen., R. Y. (1979). Evaluating outcomes in health care. In G. C. Stone, F. Cohen, & N. E. Adler (Eds.), Health psychology (pp. 369-394). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Peterson, F., Jr. (1979). Use of observers to measure EMT performance. In Emergency medical services research methodology: Workshop 2. NCHSR Research Proceedings (DHEW Publication No. PHS 79-3225-2, pp. 19-24). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Phillips, M. (1979). Unobtrusive measures: An overview. In L. Sechrest (Ed.), New directions in methodology for behavior science: No. 1. Unobtrusive measures today (pp. 1-17). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Redner, R (1979). Strength and integrity of treatments in evaluation studies. How well does it work? In Review of criminal justice evaluation, 1978: Part II. Review of evaluation results-Corrections (pp. 19-62). Washington, DC: National Criminal Justice Reference Service.

Sechrest, L., West, S. G., Phillips, M., Redner, R, & Yeaton, W. (Eds.). (1979). Evaluation studies review annual (Vol. IV). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

Sechrest, L., West, S. G., Phillips, M., Redner, R., & Yeaton, W. H. (1979). Some neglected problems in evaluation research: Strength and integrity of treatments. In L. Sechrest, S. G. West, M. Phillips, R Redner, & W. H. Yeaton (Eds.), Evaluation studies review annual (Vol. N, pp. 15-35). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. Paper

Sechrest, L., White, S., & Brown, E. (Eds.). (1979). Rehabilitation of criminal offenders: Problems and prospects. Washington, DC: National Research Council.


Brown, E., & Sechrest, L. (1980). Research methods in cross-cultural psychology. In H. Triandis (Ed.), Handbook of cross·cultural psychology (Vol. 2, pp. 297-318). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Sechrest, L. (1980). Evaluation researchers: Training and disciplinary identity. In L. Sechrest (Ed.), Training in evaluation research (pp. 1-18). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Paper

Sechrest. L. (Ed.). (1980). Training in evaluation research: New directions in evaluation research. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.


Martin, S., Sechrest, L., & Redner, R. (Eds.). (1981). New directions in the rehabilitation of criminal offenders. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Sechrest, L. (1981). All about grids [Review of the book A manual for repertory grid technique].Contemporary Psychology, 26,89-90. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1981). Limitations on the interpretation of effect size measures in evaluative research. In American Statistical Association 1980 Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods (pp. 382-385). Washington, DC: American Statistical Association. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1981). Moderator observations and closing remarks. In Symposium on Traffic Safety Effectiveness (Impact) Evaluation Projects (pp. 9-14, 353-354). Chicago: National Safety Council.

Sechrest, L. (1981). Psychology and national health policy [Review of the book Psychology and national health insurance: A sourcebookl. Contemporary Psychology, 26,89-90. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1981). The standards: A general review [Review of the book Standards for evaluations of education programsl. Evaluation News, 2, 145-148. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Mabe, P. (1981). Translating research findings into policy in emergency medical services. Health Policy Quarterly, 1,57-72. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Yeaton, W. (1981). Assessing the effectiveness of social programs: Methodological and conceptual issues. In S. Ball (Ed.), New directions in evaluation research (No.9, pp. 41-56). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Yeaton, W. (1981). Empirical bases for estimating effect size. In R. F. Boruch, P. M. Wortman, D. S. Cordray, & Associates (Eds.), Reanalyzing program valuations: Policies and practices for secondary analysis of social and educational programs (pp. 212-224). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Yeaton, W. (1981). Estimating effect size. In P. M. Wortman (Ed.), Methods for evaluating health services (pp. 61-85). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

Sechrest, L., & Yeaton, W. H. (1981). Estimating magnitudes of experimental effects. Journal Supplements Abstract Service: Catalog of Selected Documents in Psychology, 11, Ms. No. 2355. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Yeaton, W. (1981). Meaningful measures of effect. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 49, 766-767. Paper

Webb, E., Campbell, D. T., Schwartz, R. D., Sechrest, L., & Grove, J. (1981). Nonreactive measures in the social sciences (2nd ed.). Boston: Houghton-Mifflin.

Yeaton, W., & Sechrest, L. (1981). Critical dimensions in the choice and maintenance of successful treatments: Strength, integrity, and effectiveness. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 49, 156-167. Paper


Sechrest, L. (1982). Evidence, method, and strategy in evaluation research. In Proceedings of Second Symposium on Traffic Safety Effectiveness (Impact) Evaluation Projects (pp. 5-9). Chicago: National Safety Council. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1982). Reaction: Program evaluation-The independent and dependent variables. Counseling Psychology, 10(4), 73-74. Paper

Sechrest, L., Ametrano, D., & Ametrano, I. (1982). Program evaluation. In J. R. McNamara & A. G. Barclay (Eds.), Critical issues, developments, and trends in professional psychology (pp.190-226). New York: Praeger. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Hoffman, P. E. (1982). The philosophical underpinnings of peer review. Professional Psychology, 13,4-18. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Yeaton, W. (1982). Magnitudes of experimental effects in social science research. Evaluation Review, 6,579-599. Paper

Stricker, G., & Sechrest, L. (1982). The role of research in criteria construction. Professional Psychology, 13, 19-22. Paper

Tornatzky, L., & Solomon, T. (1982). Contributions of social science to innovation and productivity. American Psychologist, 35, 737-746. Paper


Huey, S., & Sechrest, L. (1983). Hyperventilation syndrome and psychopathology. In Psychological documents (Doc. No. 2584). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Paper

Patterson, D., & Sechrest, L. (1983). Nonreactive measures in psychotherapy outcome research. Clinical Psychology Review, 3, 391-416. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1983). Personal-constructs theory. In R. J. Corsini & A J. Marsella (Eds.), Personality theories, research and assessment (pp. 229-285). Itasca, IL: Peacock.

Sechrest, L. (1983). Some cautions about analyses in complex social research. In Third Symposium on Traffic Safety Effectiveness (Impact) Evaluation Projects (pp. 8-13). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Sechrest, L., Ametrano, D., & Ametrano, 1. (1983). Evaluation of social programs. In C. E. Walker (Ed.), The handbook of clinical psychology (Vol. I, pp. 129-166). Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Belew, J. (1983). Nonreactive measures of social attitudes. Applied Social Psychology Annual, 4, 23-63. Paper

Sechrest, L., Mabe, P. A., & Howland, K. (1983). Using observer methods in EMS research. Emergency Health Services Quarterly, 4, 51–60. Paper

Sechrest, L., & West, S. G. (1983). Measuring the intervention in rehabilitation experiments. International Annals of Criminology, 21(1),11-19. Paper


Sechrest, L. (1984). Nonreactive measures of attitude and morale. In Proceedings of the Second Symposium on Motivation and Morale in the NATO Forces. Brussels: NATO Defense Research Group, 398.

Sechrest, L. (1984). Reliability and validity. In AS. Bellack & M. Hersen (Eds.), Research methods in clinical psychology (pp. 24-54). New York: Pergamon Press. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1984). [Review of the book The development and application of social learning theory: Selected papers]. Centennial Psychology: Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 20, 228-230. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1984). Social science: Keep it legal [Review of the book Solutions to ethical and legal problems in social research: Quantitative studies in social relations]. Contemporary Psychology, 29,946-947.


Dickman, S., & Sechrest, L. (1985). Research on memory and clinical practice. In G. Stricker& R. H. Keisner (Eds.), From research to clinical practice: The implications of social and developmental research for psychotherapy (pp. 15-44). New York: Plenum. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1985). Evaluating health care. American Behavioral Scientist, 28, 527-542. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1985). Experiments and demonstrations in health services research. Medical Care, 23, 677–695. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1985, Spring). It’s your quarter: President’s message. The Clinical Psychologist, 38(2), 21-23. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1985, Spring). The lithotripter and the monolith: President’s message. The Clinical Psychologist, 38(3), 45-47. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1985). Observer studies: Collection of data by remote control. In L. Burstein & . Freeman (Eds.), Collecting evaluation data: Problems and solutions (pp. 49-66). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1985, Fall). Shall we, then, all hang separately?: President’s message. The Clinical Psychologist, 38, 73, 75. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1985). Social science and social policy: Will our numbers ever be good enough? In L. Shotland & M. Mark (Eds.), Social science and social policy (pp. 63-95). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

Sechrest, L. (1985, Winter). Specialization: Who needs it?: President’s message. The Clinical Psychologist, 38, 1-3.

Vinokur, A., Burstein, E., Wortman, P. M., & Sechrest, L. (1985). Group decision making by experts: A field study of panels evaluating medical technologies. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 49, 70-84. Paper


Cohen, L., Sargent, M. M., & Sechrest, L. (1986). Use of psychotherapy research by professional psychologists. American Psychologist, 41, 198-206. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1986). Modes and methods of personality research. Journal of Personality, 54, 318-331. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Yeaton, W. H. (1986). Use and misuse of no-difference findings in eliminating threats to validity. Evaluation Review, 10, 836-852. Paper


Sechrest, L. (1987). Approaches to ensuring quality of data and performance: Lessons for science. In D. N. Jackson & J. P. Rushton (Eds.), Excellence in science: Origins and achievement (pp253-283). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1987). Classification for treatment. In D. M. Gottfredson & M. Tonry (Eds.), Prediction and classification: Criminal justice decision making (pp. 293-322). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Sechrest, L. (1987). Critical issues in the development of cross-cultural research methodology. In K. F. Mauer & A. I. Retief (Eds.), HSRC investigation into research methodology: Psychology in context–Cross-cultural research trends in South Africa (Research Report Series 4, pp.37-63). Pretoria, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1987). Post-doctoral training in health policy studies. In G. Stone & J. Matarazzo (Eds.), Training in health psychology (pp. 389-402). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1987). Quality in training: Running around in circles. The Clinical Psychologist, 40,11-13.

Sechrest, L. (1987). Reactions to conference: Perspective of health services research scientist-A research agenda for personal health risk assessment methods in health hazard/health risk appraisal. Health Services Research, 22, 612-615. Paper

Sechrest, L., (1987). Research on quality assurance. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 18, 113-116. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Chatel, D. (1987). Evaluation and accountability in education and training: An overall perspective. In B. Edelstein & E. Berler (Eds.), Evaluation and accountability in clinical psychology: A national perspective (pp. 1-37). New York: Plenum.

Sechrest, L., & Pitz, D. (1987). Commentary: Measuring the effectiveness of heart transplant programs. Journal of Chronic Diseases, 40(Suppl. 1), 155-158. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Rosenblatt, A. (1987). Research methods. In H. C. Quay (Ed.), Handbook of juvenile delinquency (pp. 417-450). New York: Wiley. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Rosenblatt, A. (1987). Research on peer review. In G. Stricker & A Rodriquez (Eds.), Quality assurance in mental health services (pp. 81-101). New York: Plenum Press.

Sechrest, L., & Yeaton, W. H. (1987). Assessing factors influencing acceptance of no-difference research. Evaluation Review, 11, 131-142. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Yeaton, W. (1987). No-difference research. In D. S. Cordray, H. S. Bloom, & R. J. Light (Eds.), New directions in program evaluation: No. 34. Evaluation practice in review (pp.67-82). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Paper


Scott, A. G., & Sechrest, L. (1988). The effective utilization of the program evaluation process. In C. S. de Beer (Ed.), RSA 2000: Vol. 10. Dialogue with the future (No.1, pp. 31-40). Pretoria, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council. Paper

Pion, G., Howard, A, Cordray, D. S., Sechrest, L., Molaison, V., Hall, J., et al. (1988). Membership opinions about APA: A recent snapshot. American Psychologist, 43, 1029-1044. Paper

Wortman, P., Vinokur, A, & Sechrest, L. (1988). Do consensus conferences work? A process evaluation of the NIH Consensus Development Program. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 13, 469-498. Paper


Scott, A, & Sechrest, L. (1989). Strength of theory and theory of strength. Evaluation and Program Planning, 12, 329-336. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1989). Two thumbs up [Review of the book Evaluation studies review annual, Vol.11]. Contemporary Psychology, 34, 356. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1989). A call for multiple methods [Review of the book Multiple methods in program evaluation]. Contemporary Psychology, 34, 576.

Sechrest, L. (1989). A mental health crisis? [Review ofthe book The mental health crisis in America]. Contemporary Psychology, 34, 387-388. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1989). Summary comments: research on worksite interventions. In K Johnson, J. H. LaRosa, C. J. Scheirer, & J. M. Wolfe (Eds.), 1988 methodological issues in worksite research proceedings (pp. 113-124). Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


Aiken, L., West, S. G., Sechrest, L., & Reno, R. (1990). Graduate training in statistics, methodology, and measurement in psychology: A survey of Ph.D. programs in North America. American Psychologist, 45, 721-734. Paper

Kaemingk, K, & Sechrest, L. (Eds.). (1990). AIDS research and public policy [Special issuel. Evaluation and Program Planning, 13.

Kaemingk, K, & Sechrest, L. (1990). AIDS research and policy decisions. Evaluation and Program Planning, 13, 1-7. Paper

Pion, G., & Sechrest, L. (1990). Assessing competencies for delivering services to seriously emotionally disturbed children: The first step in the process. In P. Magrab & P. Wohlford Eds.), Improving psychological services for children and adolescents with severe mental disorders: Clinical training in psychology (pp. 67-71). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1990). A case for separate-but-equal in clinical training. In L. Bickman & H. Ellis (Eds.), Preparing psychologists for the 21st century: Proceedings of the National Conference on Graduate Education in Psychology (pp. 69-75). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Sechrest, L. (1990). Developing cross-discipline measures of clinical competencies in diagnosis, treatment, and case management. In D. L. Johnson (Ed.), Services needs of the seriously mentally ill: Training implications for psychologists (pp. 29-31). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sechrest, L., Freeman, H., & Mulley, A (Eds.). (1990). Health services research methodology: A focus on AIDS. Rockville, MD: National Center for Health Services Research.

Sechrest, L., & Hannah, M. (1990). The critical importance of nonexperimental data. In L. Sechrest, J. Bunker, & E. Perrin (Eds.), Research methodology: Strengthening causal interpretations of nonexperimental research (pp. 1-7). Rockville, MD: National Center for Health Services Research.

Sechrest, L., Perrin, E., & Bunker, J. (Eds.). (1990). Research methodology: Strengthening causal interpretations of nonexperimental data. Rockville, MD: National Center for Health Services Research.


Sechrest, L. (1991). Prevention in primary care: Several perspectives. In Primary care research: Theory and methods (pp. 203-211). Washington, DC: Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.

Smith, B. H., & Sechrest, L. (1991). The treatment of aptitude-treatment interactions. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 59,233-244. Paper


Bootzin, R, Sechrest, L., Scott, A., & Hannah, M. (1992). Common methodological problems in health services research proposals. EGAD Quarterly, 1, 101-107.

Figueredo, A. J., Hetherington, J., & Sechrest, L. (1992). Water under the bridge: A response to Bingham, R D., Heywood, J. S., and White, S. B., Evaluating schools and teachers based on student performance: Testing an alternative methodology. Evaluation Review, 16, 40-62. Paper

Goldberg, L. R., Grenier, J. R, Guion, R M., Sechrest, L., & Wing, H. (1991). Questionnaires used in the prediction of trustworthiness in pre-employment selection decisions: An APA Task Force report. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1992). Evaluation redux again [Review ofthe book Evaluation: A systematic approach.] Contemporary Psychology, 37, 563.

Sechrest, L. (1992). The past future of clinical psychology: A reflection on Woodworth. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 60, 18-23, Paper

Sechrest, L. (1992). Roots: Back to our first generations. Evaluation Practice, 13, 1-7. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1992, Fall). Effective dissemination: A formidable task. The National AHEC Bulletin, 10,8-13.

Sechrest, L., & Scott, A. G. (1992). Theory-driven approaches to cost-benefit analysis: Implications of program theory. In H. Chen & P. H. Rossi (Eds.), Using theory to improve program and policy evaluations (pp. 243-257). New York: Greenwood Press.

Simon, L., Sales, B., & Sechrest, L. (1992). Licensure of functions. In D. K Kagehiro & W. S. Laufer (Eds.), Handbook of psychology and law (pp. 542-563). New York: Springer-Verlag. Paper

Yeaton, W. H., & Sechrest, L. (1992). Critical dimensions in the choice and maintenance of successful treatments: Strength, integrity, and effectiveness. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Methodological issues and strategies in clinical research (pp. 137-156). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


Babcock, J., Gallagher, S., & Sechrest, L. (1993). Evaluation of interdisciplinary rural health training programs. In Bureau of Health Professions, Interdisciplinary development of health professionals to maximize health provider resources in rural areas (pp. 55-57). Rockville, MD: Office of Program Development, Health Resources and Services Administration.

Glueckauf, R L., Bonds, G. R, Sechrest, L., & McDonel, E. (Eds.). (1993). Improving assessment in rehabilitation and health. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Scott, A. G., & Sechrest, L. (1993). Survey research and response bias. In American Statistical Association 1993 Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods (pp. 238-243). Washington, DC: American Statistical Association.

Sechrest, L. (1993). Measurement: From the beginning to what end? In R L. Glueckauf, L. B. Sechrest, G. R Bond, & E. C. McDonel (Eds.), Improving assessment in rehabilitation and health (pp. 253-273). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Sechrest, L. (Ed.). (1993). New directions in program evaluation: No. 60. Evaluation: A pluralistic enterprise. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Sechrest, L. (1993). Preventing problems in prevention research. American Journal of Community Psychology, 21, 665-672. Paper

Sechrest, L., Babcock, J., & Smith, B. H. (1993). An invitation to methodological pluralism. Evaluation Practice, 14, 227-235. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Figueredo, A. J. (1993). Program evaluation. Annual Review of Psychology, 44, 645-674. Paper

Sechrest, L., Kihlstrom, J., & Bootzin, R. (1993). Writing multiple-choice test items. APS Observer, 6(1), 11-23.

Sechrest, L., & Maller, S. (1993). Methodology. In D. Mostofsky & Y. Loyning (Eds.), The neurobehavioral treatment of epilepsy (pp. 285-326). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Sechrest, L., & Scott, A. G. (1993). Assessing the competencies of clinical psychologists. In P. Wohlford, H. F. Myers, & J. E. Callan (Eds.), Public-academic linkages for improving psychological services and training (pp. 185-194). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sechrest, L., & Scott, A. G_ (Eds.). (1993). New directions for program evaluation: No. 57. Understanding causes and generalizing about them .. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.


Burns, L. R, & Sechrest, L. (1994). Key challenges posed by the Clinton health care reform proposal [Review of “U.S. health care in transition: Reforming America’s health system analysis, reactions, alternatives”]. Health Care Management: State of the Art Reviews, 1, 81-90.

Lane, R D., Caruso, A. C., Brown, V. L., Axelrod, B., Schwartz, G. E., Sechrest, L., & Marcus, F. I. (1994). Effects of non-right-handedness on risk for sudden death associated with coronary artery disease. American Journal of Cardiology, 74,743-747.

Dennis, M. L., Fetterman, D. N., & Sechrest, L. (1994). Integrating qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods in substance abuse research. Evaluation and Program Planning, 17,419-427. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1994). Program evaluation: Oh, what it seemed to be. Evaluation Practice, 15, 359-365. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1994). Recipes for psychotherapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 952-954. Paper

Sechrest, L., Backer, T. E., & Rogers, E. M. (1994). Effective dissemination of health and clinical information. In L. Sechrest, T. E. Backer, E. M. Rogers, T. F. Campbell, & M. L. Grady (Eds.), Effective dissemination of clinical and health information (pp. 1-7). Rockville, MD: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Sechrest, L., Backer, T. E., & Rogers, E. M. (1994). Synthesis of effective ideas for dissemination. In L. Sechrest, T. E. Backer, E. M. Rogers, T. F. Campbell, & M. L. Grady, (Eds.), Effective dissemination of clinical and health information (pp. 187-196). Rockville, MD: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Sechrest, L., Backer, T. E., Rogers, E. M., Campbell, T. F., & Grady, M. L. (Eds.). (1994). Effective dissemination of clinical and health information. Rockville, MD: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Sechrest, L., & Sidani, S. (1994). Measurement. In B. Crabtree, W. Miller, R B. Addison, V. J. Gilchrist, & A. Kuzel (Eds.), Exploring collaborative research in primary care (pp. 14-24).housand Oaks, CA: Sage. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Smith, B. H. (1994). Psychotherapy is the practice of psychology. Journal of Psychotherapy integration, 4, 1-30. Paper


Lane, R D., Sechrest, L., Reidel, R, Brown, V., Kaszniak, A. W., & Schwartz, G. E. (1995). Alexithymia and nonverbal emotion information processing deficits. Psychosomatic Medicine, 57,84.

Sechrest, L., & Sidani, S. (1995). Quantitative and qualitative: Is there an alternative? Evaluation and Program Planning, 18,77-87. Paper


Glider, P., Hughes, P., Mullen, R., Coletti, S., Sechrest, L., Neri, R, et al. (1996). Two therapeutic communities for substance-abusing women and their children. NIDA Research Monograph, 166,32-51. Paper

Lane, R D., Sechrest, L., Reidel, R, Weldon, V., Kaszniak, A, & Schwartz, G. E. (1996). Impaired verbal and nonverbal emotion recognition in alexithyrnia. Psychosomatic Medicine, 58, 203-210.

Sechrest, L., & Bootzin, R R (1996). Psychology and inferences about public policy. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 2, 377-392. Paper

Sechrest, L., McKnight, P., & McKnight, K (1996). On calibrating measures for psychotherapy research. American Psychologist, 51, 1065-1071. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Sidani, S. (1996). Qualitative methods in evaluation. In E. Rahdert (Ed.), Methodological issues in evaluation of substance-abuse treatment programs (pp. 292-309). Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Sechrest, L., Stewart, M., Stickle, T. R, & Sidani, S. (1996). Effective and persuasive case studies. Cambridge, MA: Human Services Research Institute.

Valiente, C., & Sechrest, L. (1996). Evaluacion de la effectividad de programas de rehabilitatcion psichosocial [Evaluation of the effectiveness of psychosocial rehabilitation programs]. In J. A ldez & C. Vazquez (Eds.), Esquizofrenia: fundamentos psicologicos y psiquiatricos de la rehabilitacion [Schizophrenia: Basic psychology and psychiatry of rehabilitation] (pp. 341-373). Madrid: Siglio Veintuno de Espana Editores.


 Sechrest, L. (1997). [Review of the book Empowerment evaluation: Knowledge and tools for self-assessment and accountability]. Environment and Behavior, 29,422-426. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Walsh, M. (1997). Dogma or data: Bragging rights. American Psychologist, 52, 536-540. Paper


Lane, R. D., Sechrest, L., & Riedel, R (1998). Sociodemographic correlates of alexithyrnia. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 39, 377-385.

Lane, R. D., Shapiro, D. E., Sechrest, L., Riedel, R., Kaszniak, A W., & Schwartz, G. E. (1998). Pervasive emotion recognition deficit common to alexithyrnia and repression. Citation Poster Session. Psychosomatic Medicine, 60, 92. (Abstract)

Martinez, M. E., Marshall, J. R, & Sechrest, L. (1998). Invited commentary: factor analysis and the search for objectivity. American Journal of Epidemiology, 148, 17-19. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1998). A readable reference [Review of Handbook of personality psychology]. American Scientist, 86, 485-486. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1998). Don Campbell and measurement in the social sciences. American Journal of Evaluation, 19, 403-406. Paper

Sechrest, L. (1998). [Review of the book Understanding health care outcomes research]. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 10, 455-456. Paper

Sechrest, L., Stickle, T., & Stewart, M. (1998). The role of assessment in clinical psychology. In M. Hersen & A Bellak (Series Eds.) & C. R. Reynolds (Vol. Ed.), Comprehensive clinical psychology: Vol. 4. Assessment (pp_ 1-32). Tarrytown, NY: Elsevier Science. Paper

Taylor, C., Schwartz, G. E., Russek, L. G., & Sechrest, L. (1998). A matter of life or death: Organizational change in the real world. Journal of Management Education, 22, 400-407. Paper


Campbell, D. T., Webb, E., Schwartz, RD., & Sechrest, L. (1999). Unobtrusive measures (Rev. ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Caspi, 0., Koffler, K, & Sechrest, L. (1999). Use of alternative medicine by women with breast cancer [Letter]. New England Journal of Medicine, 341, 1155. Paper

Lane, RD., Laukes, C., Steptoe, A., Chesney, M., Sechrest, L., Marcus, F., et al. (1999). Severe chronic stress often precedes idiopathic ventricular fibrillation (IVF). Psychosomatic Medicine, 61, 113-114.

Sechrest, L., Stewart, M., & Stickle, T. (1999). A synthesis of findings concerning CGIAR Case Studies on the Adoption of Technological Innovations. Rome: United Nations Impact Assessment and Evaluation Group.

Sidani, S., & Sechrest, L. (1999). Putting the program theory into operation. American Journal of Evaluation, 20, 227-238. Paper


Barrett, L. F., Lane, R., Sechrest, L., & Schwartz, G. (2000). Sex differences in emotional awareness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 26, 1027-1035. Paper

Caspi, 0., & Sechrest, L. (2000). Integrity and research: Introducing the concept of dual blindness- How blind are double blind clinical trials in alternative medicine. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy, 6, 479-485. Paper

Figueredo, A J., Brookes, A, Leff, H. S., & Sechrest, L. (2000). A meta-analytic approach to growth curve analysis. Psychological Reports, 87, 441-465. Paper

Hill, R, & Sechrest, L. (2000). The use of propensity scores in quasi-experiments: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Psychology, 35, 224. (Abstract)

Lane, R D., Allen, J., Schwartz, G., & Sechrest, L. (2000). Emotional awareness in men is positively correlated with skin conductance response magnitude during emotional arousal. Psychosomatic Medicine, 62, 1402.

Lane, R D., Sechrest, L., Riedel, R, Shapiro, D. E., & Kaszniak, AW. (2000). Pervasive emotion recognition deficit common to alexithymia and the repressive coping style. Psychosomatic Medicine, 62,492-501.

Morales, A, & Sechrest, L. (2000). Rules and principles for combining data. International Journal of Psychology, 34, 286. (Abstract)

Sechrest, L. (2000). Reliability of performance and tests. International Journal of Psychology, 35, 318. (Abstract)

Sechrest, L. (2000). The road not taken [Review of the book The scientific practice of clinical Psychology]. Contemporary Psychology, 45, 195-196.

Sechrest, L. (2000). Unobtrusive measures. In Encyclopedia of psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sechrest, L., Davis, M., Stickle, T., & McKnight, P. (2000). Understanding “method” variance. In L. Bickman (Ed.), Research design: Donald Campbell’s legacy (pp. 63-87). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Walsh, M., Smith, R, Morales, A, & Sechrest, L. (2000). Ethnocultural research: A guide to race, ethnicity, and culture for the mental health services researcher. Cambridge, MA: Human Services Research Institute.

Weldon, V., & Sechrest, L. (2000). Nonlinear models in individual growth curve analysis. International Journal of Psychology, 35, 301. (Abstract)


Figueredo, A J., & Sechrest, L. (2001). Approaches used in conducting health outcomes and effectiveness research. Evaluation and Program Planning, 25, 41-59. Paper


Bissell, K., and Sechrest, L. (2002). Applications of growth curve analysis in longitudinal data sets. International Journal of Psychology, 35, 302. (Abstract)

Heppner, K., & Sechrest, L. (2002). Confirmatory factor analysis of the Children’s Health Questionnaire-Parental Form 50. Quality of Life Research, 11, 763-772. Paper

Sechrest, L., & Coan, J. A. (2002). Preparing psychologists to prescribe. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 58, 649-658. Paper

Walsh, M. E., Katz, M. A., & Sechrest, L. (2002). Unpacking cultural factors in adaptation to Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Medical Care, 40(Suppl.), 1-129-1-139. Paper


Caspi, 0., Sechrest, L., Pitluk, H. C. Marshall, C. L., Bell, I. R., & Nichter, M. (2003). On the definition of complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine: Societal mega-stereotypes vs. the patients’ perspectives. Alternative Therapies and Health, 9(6), 58-62. Paper

McKnight, K., & Sechrest, L. (2003). Program evaluation. In M. Hersen, S. N. Haynes, & E. M. Heiby (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of psychological assessment: Vol. 3. Behavioral assessment (pp. 246-268). New York: Wiley.

McKnight, P., & Sechrest, L. (2003). The use and misuse of the term “experience” in contemporary psychology: A reanalysis of the experience-performance relationship. Philosophical Psychology, 16, 431-460. Paper


Davis, M. F., Keagy, J. C., Madden, W. A., Schloss, E. P., Meaney, F. J., Lewis, V., Kline, C., & Sechrest, L. (2004). Understanding the medical expenses for children with special health care needs. JANAS, 62-7. Paper


Davis, M. F., Sechrest, L., & Shapiro, D. (2005). Measuring progress toward smoking cessation. Journal of Applied Measurement, 6, 164-172. Paper

Lane, R. D., Laukes, C., Marcus, F. I., Chesney, M. A., Sechrest, L., Gear, K., Fort, C. L., et al. (2005). Psychological stress predicting idiopathic ventricular fibrillation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, 359-365.

McKnight, K. L., Sechrest, L., & McKnight, P. (2005). Psychology, psychologists, and public policy. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 1, 557-576. Paper

Sechrest, L. (2005). Validity of measures is no simple matter. Health Services Research, 40, 1584-1604. Paper


Cunningham, V.; Lefkoe, M.; Sechrest, L.; Eliminating Fears: An Intervention that Permanently Eliminates the Fear of Public Speaking.  Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, Vol 13(3), May-Jun, 2006. pp. 183-193. Paper


Isaacowitz, D. M.; Löckenhoff, C. E.; Lane, R. D.; Wright, R.; Sechrest, L.; Riedel, R.; & Costa, P. T.(2007). Age differences in recognition of emotion in lexical stimuli and facial expressions.y and Aging, Vol 22(1), Mar, 2007. pp. 147-159. Paper


Gilles M. E., Strayer L. J., Leischow R., Feng C., Menke J. M., & Sechrest L. (2008). Awareness and implementation of tobacco dependence treatment guidelines in Arizona: Healthcare Systems Survey 2000.  Health Research Policy And Systems, V6:13. Paper


Vela Acosta, M. S., Sechrest, L., & Chen M., (2009). Farmworkers at the border: a bilingual initiative for occupational health and safety. Public Health Reports, V124 Suppl 1, pp. 143-151. Paper

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