Laurie A. Chassin, PhD

Regents Professor of Psychology
Arizona State University

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(480) 965-8544
Research Information
Research Program: 
4. Cancer Prevention and Control
Member Status: 
Member
Year of Membership Acceptance: 
2007
Institution: 
Arizona State University
Summary of Research Activity: 

Adolescent risk and resilience, and transitions from adolescence to adulthood. Longitudinal studies of the intergenerational transmission of substance use and cigarette smoking, and adolescents in high-risk families, desistance among serious juvenile offenders.

Selected Publications: 
  1. Chassin, L., Knight, G., Vargas-Chanes, D., Losoya, S., & Naranjo, D.. Substance use, Substance Use Treatment, and Offending: A longitudinal study of serious juvenile offenders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment (2009).

  2. Handley, E., & Chassin, L. Intergenerational transmission of beliefs about alcohol. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (2009).

  3. King, K., Molina, B., & Chassin, L. Prospective relations between growth in drinking and life stress over adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Psychology (2009).

  4. Knight, G., Vargas, D., Robles, S., Losoya, S., & Chassin, L. Trajectories of acculturation among adolescent juvenile offenders. Journal of Research on Adolescence (2009).

  5. Little, M., Handley, L., Leuthe, E., & Chassin, L. Substance use and early parenthood in a high risk sample.. Development and Psychopathology (2009).

  6. Mauricio, A., Little, M., Chassin, K. Vargas-Chanes, D., Knight, G., Losoya, S., Piquero, A., & Dahl, M.. Juvenile offenders’ alcohol and marijuana trajectories: Risk and Protective Factor effects in the context of supervised time.. Journal of Youth and Adolescence (2009).

  7. Sherman, S.J., Chassin, L., Presson, C.C., Seo, D-C., & Macy, JT. The intergenerational transmission of implicit and explicit attitudes toward smoking.. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (2009).

  8. Edited book: Editors: Gary Swan, Timothy Baker, Laurie Chassin, David Conti, Caryn Lerman, and Kenneth Perkins. Phenotypes and Endophenotypes: Foundations for Genetic Studies of Nicotine Use and Dependence, Tobacco Control Monograph No. 20. Bethesda, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-6366.. NIH (2009).

  9. Book chapter: Chassin, L., Curran, P., Presson, C., Wirth, R.J., & Sherman, S.J. Trajectories of adolescent smoking: Conceptual Issues and an Empirical Example. Phenotypes and Endophenotypes: Foundations for Genetic Studies of Nicotine Use and Dependence, Tobacco Control Monograph No. 20. Bethesda, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-6366.. National Cancer Institute, NIH (2009).

  10. Book chapter: Chassin, L., Hussong, A., & Beltran, I.. Adolescent Substance Use. Handbook of Adolescent Psychology 3rd Edition. John Wiley (2009).

  11. A Hussong, D Flora, P Curran, Laurie Chassin, R Zucker. Defining Risk Heterogeneity for Internalizing Symptoms among Children of Alcoholic Parents. Development and Psychopathology (2008).

  12. Chassin, L.. Juvenile Justice and Adolescent Substance Use.. The Future of Children (2008).

  13. Chassin, L., Presson, C., Seo, D., Sherman, S., Macy, J., Wirth, R., & Curran, P. Multiple trajectories of cigarette smoking and the intergenerational transmission of smoking: A multigenerational, longitudinal study of a Midwestern community sample.. Health Psychology (2008).

  14. Curran, P., Hussong, A., Cai, L., Huang, W., Chsasin, L., Sher, K., & Zucker, R/. Pooling data from multiple longitudinal studies: the role of item response theory in integrative data analysis.. Developmental Psychology (2008).

  15. Handley, E., & Chassin, L.. Stress-induced drinking in parents of adolescents with externalizing symptomatology: The moderating role of parent social support. American Journal of the Addictions (2008).

  16. Hussong, A., Bauer, D., & Chassin, L.. Telescoping of Alcohol Onset-to-Disorder Trajectories in Children of Alcoholic Parents.. Journal of Abnormal Psychology (2008).

  17. Hussong, A., Bauer, D., Huang, W., Chassin, L., Sher, K., & Zucker, R.. Characterizing the life stressors of children of alcoholic parents.. Journal of Family Psychology (2008).

  18. Hussong, A., cai, L., Curran, P., Flora, D., Chassin, L., & zucker, R.. Disaggregating the distal, proximal, and time-varying effects of parent alcoholism on children's internalizing symptoms.. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology (2008).

  19. King, K, Molina, B & Chassin, L.. A state-trait model of negative life event occurrence in adolescence: Predictors of stability in the occurrence of stressors.. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (2008).

  20. King, K., & Chassin, L.. Adolescent stressors, psychopathology, and young adult substance dependence: A prospective study.. Journal of studies on Alcohol and Drugs (2008).

  21. Little, M., Weaver, S., King, K., Liu, F., & Chassin, L.. Historical change in the link between adolescent deviance proneness and marijuana use. 1979-2004. Prevention Science (2008).

  22. Losoya, S., Knight, G., Chassin, L., Little, M., Mauricio, A., Vargas-Chanes, D., & Piquero, A.. Trajectories of acculturation and enculturation in relation to binge drinking and marijuana use in a sample of Mexican American serious juvenile offenders.. Journal of Drug Issues (2008).

  23. Trim, R., & Chassin, L.. The effects of neighborhood SES on adolescent alcohol use in a high-risk sample.. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and DRugs (2008).

Collaborative Research: 

Chassin, Laurie * . MARC: Risk Mechanisms in Alcoholism & Comorbidity. WASHINGTON UNIV (9/30/2009 - 5/31/2010).

1. Presson,Clark Cortelyou * , Chassin,Laurie . Teen & Adult Smoking: Intergenerational Transmission and Prevention Applications. INDIANA UNIV (9/1/2009 - 8/31/2014).

2. Sandler,Irwin Noah * , Bitner,M J , Braver,Sanford L , Chassin,Laurie , Gonzales,Nancy A , Millsap,Roger E , Ostrom,Amy , Wolchik,Sharlene . ASU Prevention Research Center for Families in Stress - Operations Core. HHS-NIH-NIMH (7/1/2009 - 6/30/2010).

3. Chassin,Laurie * , Knight,George P . Pathways to Desistance. UNIV OF PITTSBURGH (10/1/2008 - 9/30/2010).

4. Chassin,Laurie * , Knight,George P . Pathways of Desistance. UNIV OF PITTSBURGH (10/1/2007 - 9/30/2010).

5. Chassin,Laurie * , Knight,George P . Research on Pathways to Desistance. TEMPLE UNIV (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2010).

6. Sandler,Irwin Noah * , Bitner,M J , Braver,Sanford L , Chassin,Laurie , Gonzales,Nancy A , Millsap,Roger E , Ostrom,Amy , Smith-Daniels,Vicki Lynn , Wolchik,Sharlene . ASU Prevention Research Center for Families in Stress. HHS-NIH-NIMH (7/1/2006 - 6/30/2010).

7. Chassin,Laurie * . AFDP Genetic Collaboration. UNIV OF MISSOURI COLUMBIA (6/1/2006 - 5/31/2007).

8. Chassin,Laurie * . Substance Use Among Children of Alcoholics. HHS-NIH-NIAAA (2/1/2006 - 1/31/2011).

9. Chassin,Laurie * , Knight,George P . Research on Pathways to Desistance. UNIV OF PITTSBURGH (10/1/2005 - 1/31/2010).

10. Sandler,Irwin Noah * , Bitner,M J , Braver,Sanford L , Chassin,Laurie , Gonzales,Nancy A , Millsap,Roger E , Ostrom,Amy , Smith-Daniels,Vicki Lynn , Wolchik,Sharlene . ASU Prevention Research Center for Families in Stress. HHS-NIH-NIMH (9/30/2005 - 6/30/2006).

11. Chassin,Laurie * , Sandler,Irwin Noah . Research Training in Child Mental Health/Primary Prevention. HHS-NIH-NIMH (7/1/2005 - 6/30/2010).

12. Chassin,Laurie * , Sandler,Irwin Noah . Research Training in Child Mental Health/Primary Prevention. HHS-NIH-NIMH (7/1/2005 - 6/30/2010).

13. Chassin,Laurie * , Knight,George P . Pathways to Desistance: A Prospective Study of Serious Adolescent Offenders. UNIV OF PITTSBURGH (7/1/2005 - 6/30/2010).

Professional Information
Honors: 
Fellow. APA Division 38, Charter Fellow, APS
Alumni Association Faculty Research Award, ASU, 2006
Regents Professor, Arizona State University, 2007