Refereed Articles

Checton, M. G., Greene, K., Carpenter, A., & Catona, D. (2016, online). Perceptions of health information seeking and partner advocacy in the context of a cardiology office visit: Connections with health outcomes. Health Communication, 32, 587-595doi.10.1080/10410236.2016.1144148   Article

Shen, M., Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., Carpenter, A., & Ostroff, J. S. (2017). A content analysis of unique selling propositions of tobacco print ads. American Journal of Health Behavior, 41, 194-203.  doi: 10.5993/AJHB.41.2.11  Article

Greene, K., Catona, D., Elek, E., Magsamen-Conrad, K., Banerjee, S. C., Yanovitzky, I., & Hecht, M. L. (2016). Improving prevention curricula: Lessons learned through formative research on the Youth Message Development curriculum.  Journal of Health Communication, 21, 1071-1078.  doi: 10.1080/10810730.2016.1222029  Article

Stapleton, J. L., Manne, S. L., Greene, K., Darabos, K., Carpenter, A., Hudson, S. V., & Coups, E. J. (2016, online). Sociocultural experiences, body image, and indoor tanning among young adult women. Journal of Health Psychology.  PMID: 26929174, PMCID: PMC5083226  doi: 10.1177/1359105316631198  Article

Choi, S. Y., Venetis, M. K., Greene, K., Magsamen-Conrad, K., Checton, M. G., & Banerjee, S. C. (2016). Planning a stigmatized non-visible illness disclosure: Applying the Disclosure Decision-Making Model. The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 150, 1004-1025. PMID: 27662447  doi: 10.1080/00223980.2016.1226742  Article

Catona, D., Greene, K., Magsamen-Conrad, K., & Carpenter, A. (2016, online). Perceived and experienced stigma among people living with HIV: Examining the role of prior stigmatization on reasons for and against future disclosures. Journal of Applied Communication Research. doi: 10.1080/00909882.2016.1155726   Article

Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., Li, Y., & Ostroff, J. S. (2016). The effect of comparatively-framed versus similarity-framed e-cigarette and snus print ads on young adults’ ad and product perceptions. Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2, 214-229. doi: 10.18001/TRS.2.3.2  Article

Stapleton, J. L., Darabos, K., Carpenter, A., Lewis, M. J., Greene, K., & Hudson, S. V. (2015). Indoor tanning users’ experiences with tanning salon direct to consumer marketing. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 72, 1092-1094. PMCID: PMC4524539.  Article

Catona, D., Greene, K., & Magsamen-Conrad, K. (2015). Perceived benefits and drawbacks of disclosure practices: An analysis of people living with HIV/AIDS’ strategies for disclosing HIV status. Journal of Health Communication, 20, 1294-1301. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1018640  Article

Stapleton, J. L., Manne, S. L., Darabos, K. J., Greene, K., Ray, A. E., Turner, A., & Coups, E. J. (2015). Randomized controlled trial of a web-based indoor tanning intervention: Acceptability and preliminary outcomes. Health Psychology, 34, 1278-1285. PMCID: PMC4681403   doi: 10.1037/hea0000254 [one of three editor-highlighted articles]  Article

Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., Magsamen-Conrad, K., Elek, E., & Hecht, M. L. (2015). Interpersonal communication outcomes of a media literacy alcohol prevention curriculum. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 5, 425-432. doi: 10.1007/s13142-015-0329-9 Article

Checton, M. G., Magsamen-Conrad, K., Venetis, M. K., & Greene, K. (2015). A dyadic approach: Applying a developmental-conceptual model to couples coping with chronic illness. Health Education and Behavior, 42, 257-267. doi: 10.1177/1090198114557121  PMID: 25377866 Article

Greene, K., Yanovitzky, I., Carpenter, A. Banerjee, S. C., Magsamen-Conrad, K., Hecht, M. L., & Elek, E. (2015). A theory-grounded measure of adolescents’ response to a media literacy intervention. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 7, 35-49. Article

Banerjee, S. C., Shuk, E., Greene, K., & Ostroff, J. S. (2015). Content analysis of trends in print magazine tobacco advertisements. Tobacco Regulatory Science, 1, 103-120. Article  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18001/TRS.1.2.1

Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., Yanovitzky, I., Bagdasarov, Z., Choi, S. Y., & Magsamen-Conrad, K. (2015). Adolescent egocentrism and tanning bed use: Is the relationship direct or mediated? Journal of Youth Studies, 18, 357-375. doi: 10.1080/13676261.2014.963536  Article

Venetis, M. K., Greene, K., Checton, M. G., & Magsamen-Conrad, K. (2015). Decision making in cancer-related topic avoidance. Journal of Health Communication, 20, 306-313. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2014.965364  Article  PMID: 25584820

Magsamen-Conrad, K., Checton, M. G., Venetis, M. K., & Greene, K. (2015). Communication efficacy and couples’ cancer management: Applying a dyadic appraisal model. Communication Monographs, 82, 179-200. doi: 10.1080/03637751.2014.971415  Article  PMID: 25983382       also related publication: Magsamen-Conrad, K., Checton, M. G., Venetis, M. K., & Greene, K. (2015). I know I can: Feeling confident about discussing cancer may help couples’ cancer management. Communication Currents, 10(3). Retrieved from http://www.natcom.org/CommCurrentsArticle.aspx?id=6147

Checton, M. G., & Greene, K. (2015). Elderly patients’ heart-related conditions: Disclosing health information differs by target. Psychology, Health, & Medicine, 20, 594-604. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2014.986141.  Article

Banerjee, S. C., Hay, J. L., & Greene, K. (2015). Indoor tanning addiction tendencies: Role of positive tanning beliefs, perceived vulnerability, and tanning risk knowledge. Addiction Research and Theory, 23, 156-162. doi: 10.3109/16066359.2014.955479  Article

Magsamen-Conrad, K., Billotte-Verhoff, C., & Greene, K. (2014). Technology addiction’s contribution to mental wellbeing: The positive effect of online social capital. Computers in Human Behavior, 40, 23-30. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2014.07.014 PMID: 25568591   Article    Publicity  Referenced in The Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2014/08/19/who-needs-friends-when-you-have-a-smartphone/    Feb. 2015 article was 2nd highest scoring compared to other articles published in this journal in the same time period

Checton, M. G., & Greene, K. (2014). “I tell my partner everything . . . (or Not)”: Patients’ perceptions of sharing heart-related information with their partner. Journal of Family Nursing, 20, 164-184. doi: 10.1177/1074840714521320 Article  Editor’s choice article.

Venetis, M. K., Magsamen-Conrad, K., Checton, M. G., & Greene, K. (2014). Cancer communication and partner burden: An exploratory study. Journal of Communication, 64, 82-102. doi: 10.1111/jcom.12069 Article   Publicity

Greene, K. (2013). The Theory of Active Involvement: Processes underlying interventions that engage adolescents in message planning and/or production. Health Communication, 28, 644-656. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2012.762824 Article

Greene, K., & Hecht, M. L. (2013). Introduction for Symposium on engaging youth in prevention message creation: The theory and practice of active involvement interventions. Health Communication, 28, 641-643. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2012.762825 Article

Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., Hecht, M. L., Magsamen-Conrad, K. C., & Elek, E. (2013). “Drinking won’t get you thinking”: A content analysis of adolescent-created print alcohol counter advertisements. Health Communication, 28, 671-682. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2012.762826 Article  PMID: 23980705

Banerjee, S. C., Hay, J. L., & Greene, K. (2013). Cognitive rationalizations for tanning-bed use: A preliminary exploration. American Journal of Health Behavior, 37, 577-586. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.37.5.1  Article

Greene, K., Carpenter, A., Catona, D., & Magsamen-Conrad, K. (2013). The Brief Disclosure Intervention (BDI): Facilitating African Americans’ disclosure of HIV. Journal of Communication, 63, 138-158. doi: 10.1111/jcom.12010  Article

Banerjee, S. C., & Greene, K. (2013). “Yo! This is no lie, if you smoke, you die”: A content analysis of anti-smoking posters created by adolescents. Journal of Substance Use, 18, 119-128. doi: 10.3109/14659891.2011.615883  Article

Banerjee, S. C., & Greene, K. (2013). Examining narrative transportation to anti-alcohol narratives. Journal of Substance Use, 18, 196-210. doi: 10.3109/14659891.2012.661020 Article

Greene, K., Magsamen-Conrad, K. C., Venetis, M. K., Checton, M. G., Bagdasarov, Z., & Banerjee, S. C. (2012). Assessing health diagnosis disclosure decisions in relationships: Testing the disclosure decision-making model. Health Communication, 27, 356-368. doi:10.1080/10410236.2011.586988  Article  PMID: 21992531

Venetis, M. K., Greene, K., Magsamen-Conrad, K., Banerjee, S. C., Checton, M. G., & Bagdasarov, Z. (2012). “You can’t tell anyone but…”: Exploring the use of privacy rules and revealing behaviors. Communication Monographs, 79, 344-365. doi: 10.1080/03637751.2012.697628 Article

Checton, M. G., Greene, K., Magsamen-Conrad, K., & Venetis, M. K. (2012). Patients’ and partners’ perspectives of chronic illness and its management. Families, Systems, & Health, 30, 114-129. doi: 10.1037/a0028598 Article  PMID: 22709325

Checton, M. G., & Greene, K. (2012). Beyond initial disclosure: The role of prognosis and symptom uncertainty in patterns of disclosure in relationships. Health Communication, 27145-157. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2011.571755  Article

Banerjee, S. C., & Greene, K. (2012). “I quit” versus “I’m sorry I used”: A preliminary investigation of variations in narrative ending and transportation. Psychology & Health, 27, 1308-1322.  doi: 10.1080/08870446.2012.675063  Article

Banerjee, S. C., & Greene, K. (2012). Role of transportation in the persuasion process: Cognitive and affective responses to antidrug narratives. Journal of Health Communication, 17, 564-581. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2011.635779  Article

Banerjee, S. C., & Greene, K. (2012). Framing and dosage effects: Use of protection motivation theory to examine efficacy of anti-cocaine visual messages. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 50, 68-80. doi: 10.1080/14635240.2012.661965  Article

Banerjee, S. C., Hay, J. L., & Greene, K. (2012). College students’ cognitive rationalizations for tanning bed use: An exploratory study. Archives of Dermatology, 148, 761-762. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2012.398 Article

Greene, K., Banerjee, S. C., Krcmar, M., Bagdasarov, Z., Yanovitzky, I., & Ruginyte, D. (2011). Sexual content on reality and fictional television shows. Journal of Health and Mass Communication, 3, 276-294.

Derlega, V. J., Anderson, S., Winstead, B. A., & Greene, K. (2011). Positive disclosure among college students: What do they talk about, to whom, and why? Journal of Positive Psychology, 6, 119-130. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2010.545430 Article

Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., & Yanovitzky, I. (2011). Sensation seeking and dosage effect: An exploration of the role of surprise in anti-cocaine messages. Journal of Substance Use, 16, 1-13. doi: 10.3109/14659890903490773 Article

Derlega, V. J., Winstead, B., Ferrer, R., Pearson, M. R., Dutton, L. B., Janda, L. J., Lewis, R. L., & Greene, K. (2011). Unwanted pursuit in same-sex relationships: Effects of attachment styles, investment model variables, and sexual minority stressors. Partner Abuse, 2, 300-322. doi: 10.1891/1946-6560.2.3.300 Article

Checton, M. G., & Greene, K. (2010). College students’ use of compliance-gaining strategies to obtain prescription stimulant medications for illicit use. Health Education Journal, 70, 260-273. doi:10.1177/0017896910375879 Article

Greene, K., Campo, S., & Banerjee, S. C. (2010). Comparing normative, anecdotal, and scientific risk evidence to discourage tanning bed use. Communication Quarterly, 58, 111-132. doi: 10.1080/01463371003773366  Article  Received Eastern Communication Association’s Article of the Year Award

Bagdasarov, Z., Greene, K., Banerjee, S. C., Krcmar, M., Yanovitzky, I. & Ruginyte, D. (2010). I am what I watch: Voyeurism, sensation seeking and television viewing patterns. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 54, 299-315. doi: 10.1080/08838151003734995 Article

Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., Krcmar, M., & Bagdasarov, Z. (2009). Who watches verbally aggressive shows? An examination of personality and other individual difference factors in predicting viewership. Journal of Media Psychology: Theories, Methods, and Applications, 21, 1-14. doi: 10.1027/1864-1105.21.1.1 Article

Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., Bagdasarov, Z., & Campo, S. (2009). “My friends love to tan”: Examining sensation seeking and the mediating role of association with friends who use tanning beds on tanning bed use intentions. Health Education Research, 24, 989-998. doi: 10.1093/her/cyp035 Article

Greene, K., & Banerjee, S. C. (2009). Examining unsupervised time with peers and the mediating role of association with delinquent peers on adolescent smoking. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 11, 371-380. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntp003 Article

Banerjee, S. C., & Greene, K. (2009). Sensation seeking and adolescent cigarette smoking: Examining multiple pathways in cross-sectional data. Open Addiction Journal, 2, 12-20. doi: 10.2174/1874941000902010012  Article

Bagdasarov, Z., Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., & Campo, S. (2008). Indoor tanning and problem behavior. Journal of American College Health, 56, 555-562. doi: 10.3200/JACH.56.5.555-562   PMID:18400668  Article

Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., Krcmar, M., Bagdasarov, Z., & Ruginyte, D. (2008). The role of gender and sensation seeking in film choice: Exploring mood and arousal. Journal of Media Psychology: Theories, Methods, and Applications, 20, 97-105. doi: 10.1027/1864-1105.20.3.97 Article

Greene, K., & Banerjee, S. C. (2008). Adolescents’ responses to peer smoking offers: The role of sensation seeking and self-esteem. Journal of Health Communication, 13, 267-286. doi: 10.1080/10810730801985350 Article

Banerjee, S. C., Campo, S., & Greene, K. (2008). Fact or wishful thinking? Biased expectations in “I think I look better when I’m tanned.” American Journal of Health Behavior, 32, 243-252. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.32.3.2 Article

Derlega, V. J., Greene, K., Henson, J. M., & Winstead, B. A. (2008). Social comparison activity in coping with HIV. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 19, 164-167. doi: 10.1258/ijsa.2007.007166 Article

Banerjee, S. C., & Greene, K. (2007). Anti-smoking initiatives: Effects of analysis versus production media literacy interventions on smoking-related attitude, norm, and behavioral intention. Health Communication, 22, 37-48. doi: 10.1080/10410230701310281  Article  Received NCA 2009 Applied Communication Division Distinguished Scholarship Award for Scholarly Journal Article

Banerjee, S. C., & Greene, K. (2006). Analysis versus production: Adolescent cognitive and attitudinal responses to anti-smoking interventions. Journal of Communication, 56, 773-794. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.2006.00319.x Article

Greene, K., & Banerjee, S. C. (2006). Disease related stigma: Comparing predicators of AIDS and cancer stigma. Journal of Homosexuality, 50, 185-209. doi: 10.1300/J082v50n04_08 Article

Greene, K., & Faulkner, S. L. (2005). Gender, belief in the sexual double standard, and sexual talk in heterosexual dating relationships. Sex Roles, 53, 239-251. doi: 10.1007/s11199-005-5682-6 Article

Elwood, W. N., & Greene, K. (2005). “Risks both known and unknown”: A qualitative method to assess the role of situation in HIV/STD risk and prevention. Journal of Homosexuality, 50, 135-154. doi: 10.1300/J082v50n01_07 Article

Greene, K., & Krcmar, M. (2005). Predicting exposure to and liking of television violence: A uses and gratifications approach. Communication Studies, 56, 71-93. doi: 10.1080/0008957042000332250 Article Appendix

Derlega, V. J., Winstead, B. A., Greene, K., Serovich, J., & Elwood, W. N. (2004). Reasons for HIV disclosure/nondisclosure in close relationships: Testing a model of HIV-disclosure decision making. Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology, 23, 747-767. doi: 10.1521/jscp.23.6.747.54804 Article

Elwood, W. N., Greene, K., & Carter, K. K. (2003). Gentlemen don’t speak: Communication norms and condom use in bathhouses. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 31277-297. doi: 10.1080/1369681032000132564 Article

Greene, K., & Brinn, L. S. (2003). Messages influencing college women’s tanning bed use: Statistical versus narrative evidence format and a self-assessment to increase perceived susceptibility. Journal of Health Communication, 8, 443-461. doi:10.1080/713852118  Article

Elwood, W. N., & Greene, K. (2003). Desperately seeking skeezers: Downward comparison theory and the implications for HIV/STD prevention among African-American crack users. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 2, 15-33. doi: 10.1300/J233v02n01_02  Article

Greene, K., & Faulkner, S. L. (2002). Expected versus actual responses to disclosure in relationships of HIV-positive African-American adolescent females. Communication Studies, 53, 297-317. doi:10.1080/10510970209388595 Article

Greene, K., Krcmar, M., Rubin, D. L., Walters, L. H., & Hale, J. L. (2002). Elaboration in processing adolescent health messages: The impact of egocentrism and sensation seeking on message processing. Journal of Communication, 52, 812-831. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.2002.tb02575.x Article

Greene, K., Derlega, V. J., & Frey, L. R. (2002). Interpersonalizing AIDS: Attending to the personal and social relationships of individuals living with HIV and/or AIDS. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 19, 5-17. doi: 10.1177/0265407502191001 Article

Derlega, V. J., Winstead, B. A., Sachdev, M., Greene, K., Serovich, J., & Elwood, W. N. (2002). Perceived HIV-related stigma and HIV disclosure to relationship partners after finding out about the seropositive diagnosis. Journal of Health Psychology, 7, 415-432. doi: 10.1177/1359105302007004330 Article

Winstead, B. A., Derlega, V. J., Barbee, A., Sachdev, M., Antle, B., & Greene, K. (2002). Close relationships as sources of strength or obstacles for mothers coping with HIV. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 7, 157-184. doi: 10.1080/10811440290057602 Article

Miller, D. H., Greene, K., Causby, V., White, B. W., & Lockhart, L. L. (2001). Domestic violence in lesbian relationships. Women & Therapy, 23, 107-127. doi: 10.1300/J015v23n03_08 Article

Greene, K., Krcmar, M., Walters, L. H., Rubin, D. L., & Hale, J. L. (2000). Targeting adolescent risk-taking behaviors: The contributions of egocentrism and sensation seeking. Journal of Adolescence, 23, 439-461. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jado.2000.0330 Article

Krcmar, M., & Greene, K. (2000). Connections between violent television exposure and adolescent risk taking. Media Psychology, 2, 195-217. doi: 10.1207/S1532785XMEP0203_1 Article

Krcmar, M., & Greene, K. (1999). Predicting exposure to and uses of television violence. Journal of Communication, 49, 25-45. Article  doi: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.1999.tb02803.x

Greene, K., Causby, V., & Miller, D. H. (1999). The nature and function of fusion in the dynamics of lesbian relationships. Affilia, Journal of Women and Social Work, 14, 78-97. doi: 10.1177/08861099922093527 Article

Serovich, J. M., Kimberly, J. A., & Greene, K. (1998). Perceived family member reaction to women’s disclosure of HIV-positive information. Family Relations, 47, 15-22. doi: 10.2307/584846  Article

Lemieux, R., Tighe, M. R., Daniels, M., Greene, K., Hocking, J., Cairns, A., & Hale, J. (1998). The persuasive effect of the AIDS NAMES quilt on behavioral intentions. Communication Research Reports, 15, 113-120. doi: 10.1080/08824099809362103 Article

Greene, K., Hale, J. L., & Rubin, D. L. (1997). A test of the theory of reasoned action in the context of AIDS messages. Communication Reports, 10, 21-33. doi: 10.1080/08934219709367656 Article

Serovich, J. M., & Greene, K. (1997). Predictors of adolescent sexual risk taking behaviors which put them at risk for contracting HIV. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 26, 429-444. doi: 10.1023/A:1024581305264 Article

Greene, K., & Serovich, J. M. (1996). Appropriateness of disclosure of HIV testing information: The perspective of PLWAs. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 24, 50-65. doi: 10.1080/00909889609365439 Article

Greene, K., Rubin, D. L., Walters, L. H., & Hale, J. L. (1996). The utility of understanding adolescent egocentrism in designing health promotion messages. Health Communication, 8, 131-152. doi: 10.1207/s15327027hc0802_2 Article

Greene, K., Rubin, D. L., & Hale, J. L. (1995). Egocentrism, message explicitness, and AIDS messages directed toward adolescents: An application of the theory of reasoned action. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 10, 547-570. Article

Kimberly, J. A., Serovich, J. M., & Greene, K. (1995). Disclosure of HIV-positive status: Five women’s stories. Family Relations, 44, 316-322. doi: 10.2307/585531 Article

Causby, V., Lockhart, L., White, B., & Greene, K. (1995). Fusion and conflict resolution in lesbian relationships. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 3, 67-82. doi: 10.1300/J041v03n01_06 Article

Rubin, D., Greene, K., & Schneider, D. (1994). Adopting gender-inclusive language reforms: Diachronic and synchronic variation. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 13, 91-114. doi: 10.1177/0261927X94132001 Article

Serovich, J. M., & Greene, K. (1993). Perceptions of family boundaries: The case of disclosure of HIV testing information. Family Relations, 42, 193-197. doi: 10.2307/585454  Article

Greene, K., Parrott, R., & Serovich, J. M. (1993). Privacy, HIV testing, and AIDS: College students’ versus parents’ perspectives. Health Communication, 5, 59-74. doi: 10.1207/s15327027hc0501_4 Article

Rubin, D., & Greene, K. (1992). Gender-typical style in written language. Research in the Teaching of English, 26, 7-40. Article

Serovich, J. M., Greene, K., & Parrott, R. (1992). Boundaries and AIDS testing: Privacy and the family system. Family Relations, 41, 104-109. Article

Parrott, R., Greene, K., & Parker, R. G. (1992). Negotiating child health care routines during pediatrician-parent conversations. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 11, 35-45. doi: 10.1177/0261927X92111003  Article

Greene, K., & Rubin, D. (1991). Effects of gender inclusive/exclusive language in religious discourse. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 10, 1-18. doi: 10.1177/0261927X91102001  Article

Rubin, D., & Greene, K. (1991). Effects of biological and psychological gender, age cohort, and interviewer gender on attitudes toward gender-inclusive/exclusive language. Sex Roles, 24, 391-412. doi: 10.1007/BF00289330 Article