Amy Copeland, Professor
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Office Phone: (225) 578-4117
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Louisiana State University
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
More specifically, my interests include:
- weight concern, beliefs about weight control, beliefs about health consequences, and stimulant use
- smoking cessation and relapse prevention as it pertains to high-risk cues for relapse
- prevention of substance use, and
- impaired decision-making in substance use and cessation.
- Brief motivational enhancement interventions for alcohol and smoking.
Ph.D., 1997, Clinical Psychology, State University of New York, Binghamton.
Internship & Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1996-1998, Public Service & Minority Mental Health, Specialization in Substance Abuse & HIV, University of California, San Francisco.
- PSYC 7960 – Supervision and Consultation in Psychology
- PSYC 7688/7689 – Clinical Practicum
- PSYC 3083 – Clinical & Counseling Psychology
- PSYC 2999 & 4999 - Research & Honors Research Projects
Representative Publications - *Student Co-Authors
Copeland, A. L., *Peltier, M. R., & *Waldo, K. (2017). Attitudes toward E-cigarette
use among college students. Addictive Behaviors.
Copeland, A. L., Waldo, K., & Peltier, M. R., Hecht, G. S. (2017). The role of hormone therapy in nicotine dependence and smoking cessation. In: Nicotine dependence, smoking cessation and secondhand smoke: Exposure, chemical components, and health consequences. Hauppauge New York: Nova Science Publishers.
Copeland, A. L., Waldo, K., Peltier, M. R. (2017). Drug use disorder: Diagnosis. In Amy E. Wenzel (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology.
Copeland, A. L., Waldo, K., Peltier, M. R. (2017). Drug use disorder: Treatment. In Amy E. Wenzel (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology.
Copeland, A. L. & Hecht, G. S. (2017). Agonist Substitution. In Amy E. Wenzel (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology.
*Vinci, C., Spears, C. A., Peltier, M. R., & Copeland, A. L. (2017). Facets of mindfulness
mediate the relationship between depressive symptoms and smoking behavior. Mindfulness.
Copeland, A. L., *Peltier, M. R., & Geiselman, P. J. (2016). Severity of menopausal symptoms and nicotine dependence among postmenopausal women smokers. Journal of Smoking Cessation.
*Vinci, C., Spears, C. A., Peltier, M. R., & Copeland, A. L. (2016). Drinking motives mediate the relationship between facets of mindfulness and problematic alcohol use. Mindfulness, 7(3), 754-763.
*Vinci, C., Waldo, K. M., Shah, S., Kinsaul, J., Coffey, S., & Copeland, A. L. (2016). Examination of trait impulsivity on the response to a brief mindfulness intervention among college student drinkers. Psychiatry Research, 242, 365-374.
Copeland, A. L. (2016). Characteristics of participants enrolled in a brief motivational enhancement for smokers. Special issue: The impact of active and passive smoking upon health and neurocognitive function. Frontiers in Psychiatry. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00077.
Copeland, A. L., *Spears, C. A., *Baillie, L. E., & *McVay, M. A. (2016). Fear of Fatness and Drive for Thinness in predicting smoking status in college women. Addictive Behaviors, 54, 1-6
Proctor, S. L., Copeland, A. L., Kopak, A. M., Hoffmann, N. G., Herschman, P. L., & Polukhina, N. (2016). Outcome predictors for patients receiving methadone maintenance treatment: Findings from a retrospective multi-site study. Journal of Substance Use, 21, 601–613. doi: 10.3109/14659891.2015.1118564.
Copeland, A. L., *McVay, M. A., Martin, P. D., *Baillie, L. E., *Spears, C. A., *Rash, C. J., *Kendzor, D. E., & Geiselman, P. J. (2015). Smoking cessation and weight gain prevention program for postmenopausal, weight-concerned women: A pilot study. Eating Behaviors, 18, 107-114.
*Proctor, S. L., Copeland, A. L., Kopak, A. M., Hoffmann, N. G., Herschman, P. L., & Polukhina, N. (2015). Predictors of patient retention in methadone maintenance treatment. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 29, 906-17.
Copeland, A. L., Waldo, K., Peltier, M. R., Hecht, G. S. (2015). The role of hormone therapy in nicotine dependence and smoking cessation. Journal of Drug Addiction, Education, and Eradication, 11, 201-211.
*Terlecki, M. A., Buckner, J. D., Larimer, M. E., & Copeland, A. L. (2015). Randomized controlled trial of BASICS for heavy drinking mandated and volunteer undergraduates: 12-Month Outcomes. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.