LABHRT Academic Products 

Publications

Llaneza, D. H., Kim, H., Correa-Fernández, V.^ (2022). Health Inequity: Associations between Cigarette Smoking Status and Mammogram Screening among Women of Color. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Advance online publication.  https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntac175

Correa-Fernández, V., Motsenbocker, M., Tavakoli, N. Quitting in quarantine: Insights from a smoking cessation research for Latinx adults during the COVID-19 pandemic (2022). Texas Psychologist, Spring 2022, 9-12

Correa-Fernández, V., Mejía, R., Pérez, A., Llaneza, D.H., Cabrera, N., Friedman, V., Tamí-Maury, I. (2021). Utilización de prácticas clínicas para promover la cesación tabáquica en personas que viven con VIH en Argentina. [Use of smoking cessation clinical practices among persons living with HIV in Argentina]. Revista Argentina de Salud Publica, 13, e65. https://rasp.msal.gov.ar/index.php/rasp/article/view/726 

 

Kim, H., Li, N., Broyles, A., Musoka, L., & Correa-Fernández, V.^ (2021). Validity of the 15-Item Five-Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire among an ethnically diverse sample of university students. The Journal of American College Health.  Mar 24: 1-11. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2021.1892700.  

Correa-Fernández, V., Tavakoli, N., Motsenbocker, M. & Kim, H.J. (2021). Hispanic’s cigarette and e-cigarette use: behavioral and self-rated health. American Journal of Health Behavior, 45 (1), 95-110. doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.45.1.8.  

Correa-Fernández, V., McNeel, M., Sandoval, J.R., Tavakoli, N., Kahambwe, J. K., & Kim, H. (2020). Acceptance and Action Questionnaire II: measurement invariance and associations with distress tolerance among an ethnically diverse university sample. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 17, 1-9. link: https://contextualscience.org/article/acceptance_and_action_questionnaire_ii_measurement_invariance_and_associati

Tavakoli, N., Broyles, A., Reid, E., Sandoval, J.R., Correa-Fernández, V.^ (2019). Psychological Inflexibility as it Relates to Stress, Worry, Anxiety, and Somatization in an Ethnically Diverse Sample of College Students. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 11, 1-5. https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2019-08550-001

Reid, E.K., Castro, Y., Strong, L.L., Heppner, W.L., & Correa-Fernández, V.^ (2018). Researching cancer risk behaviors among bilingual Latinos using technology and an intensive longitudinal design. SAGE Research Methods Cases. 10.4135/9781526429346.

 

Cano, M. Á, de Dios, M. A., Correa-Fernández, V., Childress, S., Abrams, J. L., & Roncancio, A. M. (2017). Depressive symptom domains and alcohol use severity among Hispanic emerging adults: Examining moderating effects of gender. Addictive Behaviors, 72, 72-78. PMID: 28371697

Presentations

Mendoza M., Friedl V., Fajardo G., Euceda A., Torres C., Vázquez M., Correa-Fernández,V.^ (2022, April).  Cultural factors that may enhance an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-based smoking cessation intervention among Latina women with psychological distress. Oral presentation presented at the College of Education Department of Psychological, Health, and Learning Sciences, Research Symposium, University of Houston, TX.   

     *Competitively selected among abstract submissions to be presented as an oral presentation. 

Correa-Fernández, V., Tavakoli, N., Motsenbocker, M., Llaneza, D., Rabello, L., Cartagenova, D., Kim, H., Wetter, D.W., Canino, G., Li, L., Piper, M.E. (2022, March). Telehealth Smoking Cessation Intervention for Latinx who Smoke and had Depression and/or Anxiety: Findings from a Feasibility Study. Paper Plus presentation (pre-recorded oral and in-person poster) presented at the 2022 Society for the Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. 

Tavakoli, N., Vujanovic, A.A., Schwartz J.P., Tran, J. & Correa-Fernández, V. (2021, April). Anxiety, Hazardous Drinking, and Mindfulness. E-poster (and pre-recorded video presentation) accepted as a Research Spotlight at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 2021 Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, Virtual Meeting. 

Llaneza, D.H., Kim, H.J., & Correa-Fernandez, V. (2021, April). The Association of Smoking Status and Mammogram Screening within 12 months in an Ethnically Diverse Sample of Women. Poster and abstract accepted at the 42nd Annual Conference for the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Virtual Meeting. 

Correa-Fernández, V., Tavakoli, N., Motsenbocker, M. & Broyles, A. (2021, February). Protocol and initial findings from a video/phone smoking cessation intervention for Latinx who smoke and have comorbid depression and/or anxiety. E-poster (and pre-recorded video presentation) to be presented at the Society for the Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting. 

Correa-Fernández, V., Tavakoli, N., Motsenbocker, M., Broyles, A.  (2020, July).  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-based smoking cessation intervention for Latinx adults who smoke and have depression and/or anxiety symptoms: protocol and initial findings. Paper accepted to be presented at the World Conference 2020 of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, New Orleans, Louisiana. (Conferenced moved to virtual –and poster- due to pandemic). 

Correa-Fernández, V., Cartagenova, A.D., Tavakoli, N., John, R., Broyles, A.K., and Day, S.X. (2020, April). Latinx Smoker’s Perspectives on an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-based Smoking Cessation Wellness Program: Initial findings. Poster accepted for presentation at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 41st Annual Meeting & Scientific Session, San Francisco, CA. https://www.sbm.org/meetings/2020 . (Conference cancelled; poster still prepared and uploaded in conference app). 

Correa-Fernández, V., Motsenbocker, M., Tavakoli, N., Kim, H. K. (2020, January). Behavioral health among Latinx adults: Findings from the Health of Houston Survey and related initiatives. Paper presented at the University of Houston’s HEALTH Research Institute Inaugural Conference: A Call to Action, Houston, TX. 

Correa-Fernández, V., Sandoval, J.R., Tavakoli, N., McNeel, M., Broyles, A., Kim, H.  (2019, April).  Acceptance and Action Questionnaire II: Measurement Invariance and Construct Validity among a Non-clinical Ethnically Diverse Sample. Poster presented at the 17 World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, Dublin, Ireland. 

Balderrama Najera, K., Day, S.X., John, R., Correa-Fernández, V.^ (2019, August). Latina Perspectives on a Culturally Relevant Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-based Smoking Cessation Intervention: Initial Findings. Poster presented at the Urban Experience Program Interns’ Poster Session and Luncheon, University of Houston, Houston, TX. 

Sandoval, J.R., Correa-Fernández, V., Tavakoli, N., McNeel, M., Broyles, A., Kim, H.  (2019, April).  Psychometric Properties of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire II among an Ethnically Diverse Sample. Poster presented at the College of Education, Department of Psychological, Health, and Learning Sciences, Research Symposium, University of Houston, TX. Note: received third place award 

Correa-Fernández, V., Broyles, A., Tavakoli, N., Cantu, E., Gallego, M. (2018, July). Perspectives on culturally relevant Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-based smoking cessation intervention among Latino smokers with depression or anxiety symptoms. Poster presented at the 16 World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, Montreal, Canada. 

Musoka, L., Kim, H., Tavakoli, N., Correa-Fernández, V.^ (2018, October). Link between sleep problems, general and mental health, and happiness in an ethnically diverse sample of college students. Poster presented at the University of Houston Undergraduate Research Day. Houston, TX. 

Kahambwe, J.K., Kim, H., Broyles, A., Correa-Fernández, V.^ (2018, October). Association between sleep, distress tolerance and mindfulness among college students: an examination of subscale scores. Poster presented at the University of Houston Undergraduate Research Day. Houston, TX. 

Tavakoli, N., Broyles, A., Reid, E., Musoka, L., Kahambwe, J., Imam, H., Correa-Fernández, V.^  (2018, April).  Psychological Inflexibility as it Relates to Stress, Worry, Anxiety, and Somatization in an Ethnically Diverse Sample of College Students. Poster presented at the College of Education Department of Psychological, Health, and Learning Sciences, Research Symposium, University of Houston, TX. 

Correa-Fernández, V., Broyles, A., Strong, L., Heppner, W., & Castro, Y. (2017, October). Trait mindfulness and alcohol use severity among Hispanic adults. Poster presented at the National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse, Phoenix, AZ. 

Sceroler, B., Mejia, R., Tami-Maury, I., Perez, A., Cabrera, N., Tavakoli, N., Correa-Fernández, V.^ (2017, October). Tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes and practices among infectious disease providers in Argentina. Poster presented at the University of Houston Undergraduate Research Day, Houston, TX. 

Reid, E.K., Broyles, A., & Correa-Fernández, V.^ (2017, April). Writing about Research Methodology: Reflections on Manuscript Composition and Submission. Poster presented at the College of Education Research Symposium, Graduate Student Organization, University of Houston, TX. 

Broyles, A., Castro, Y., Heppner, W., Strong, L., & Correa-Fernández, V.^ ( 2017, April). Association between Mindfulness and Problematic Alcohol Use. Poster presented at the College of Education Research Symposium, Graduate Student Organization, University of Houston, TX.