Selected PALS Publications

Refereed Articles  (* = trainees as first authors)

Molina, B., Pelham, W. E., Blumenthal, J., & Galiszewski, E. (1998).  Agreement among teachers’ behavior ratings of adolescents with a childhood history of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 27(3), 330-339.

*Bagwell, C. L., Molina, B.S.G., Pelham, W. E., & Hoza, B. (2001). Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and problems in peer relations: Predictions from childhood to adolescence.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 40, 1285-1292.

Molina, B., & Pelham, W. E. (2001).  Substance use, substance abuse, and LD among adolescents with a childhood history of ADHD.  Journal of Learning Disabilities, 34, 333-342.  Also reprinted in Examining the relationship between substance abuse and learning disabilities, Proceedings of the February 1999 Joint Conference of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (Monograph), pp. 41-50.  Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Molina, B., Smith, B., & Pelham, W. E. (2001). Factor structure and criterion validity of secondary school teacher ratings of ADHD and ODD.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 29(1), 71-82.

Smith, B. H., Molina, B., & Pelham, Jr., W.E. (2002).  The clinically meaningful link between alcohol and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.  Alcohol, Health, and Research World, 26(2), 122-129.

*Marshal, M. P., Molina, B.S.G., & Pelham, W.E., Jr. (2003). Childhood ADHD and adolescent substance use: An examination of deviant peer group affiliation as a risk factor.  Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 17 (4), 293-302. PMCID: PMC3652274

Molina, B.S.G., & Pelham, W.E. (2003). Childhood predictors of adolescent substance use in a longitudinal study of children with ADHD.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 112(3), 497-507.

Faden, V. B., Day, N. L., Windle, M., Windle, R., Grube, J.W., Molina, B.S.G., Pelham, W. E. Jr., Gnagy, E. M., Wilson, T. K., Jackson, K.M., & Sher, K.J. (2004). Collecting longitudinal data through childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood: Methodological challenges.  Alcoholism, Clinical, and Experimental Research, 28(2), 330-340. PMCID: PMC2898727

Molina, B.S.G., Marshal, M. P., Pelham, W.E., Jr., & Wirth, R.J. (2005).  Coping skills and parent support mediate the association between childhood ADHD and adolescent cigarette use.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 30(4), 345-357. PMCID: PMC 3649118

Bagwell, C. L., Molina, B.S.G., Kashdan, T.B., Pelham, W.E., & Hoza, B. (2006).  Anxiety and mood disorders in adolescents with childhood Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.  Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 14(3), 178-187.

*Marshal, M.P. & Molina, B.S.G. (2006).  Antisocial behaviors moderate the deviant peer pathway to substance use in children with ADHD.  Journal of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology, 35(2), 216-226. PMCID: PMC2680090

McCrady, B.S., Zucker, R., Molina, B.S.G., Ammon, L., Ames, G.M., Longabaugh, R., Pelham, W.E., Marshal, M.P., Gnagy, E.M., & Donovan, J. E. (2006). Social environmental influences on the development and resolution of alcohol problems.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 30(4), 688-699. PMCID: PMC1472665

*Flory, K., Molina, B.S.G., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., & Smith, B. H. (2006).  Childhood ADHD predicts risky sexual behavior in young adulthood.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 35(4), 571-577.

*Marshal, M.P., Molina, B.S.G., Pelham, W.E., & Cheong, J.  (2007). Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder moderates the life stress pathway to alcohol problems in children of alcoholics. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(4), 564-574. PMCID: PMC3649116

Molina, B.S.G., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Thompson, A. L., & Marshal, M.P. (2007).  ADHD risk for heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder is age-specific.  Alcoholism:  Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(4), 643-654. PMCID: PMC2680082.

*Thompson, A.L., Molina, B.S.G., Pelham, W.E., & Gnagy, E.M. (2007).  Risky driving, moving violations, and traffic accidents among youth and young adults with childhood ADHD.  Journal Pediatric Psychology, 32, (7), 745-759. 

*Wymbs, B. T., Pelham, W. E., Gnagy, E. M., & Molina, B.S.G. (2008). Mother and adolescent reports of interparental discord among families of adolescents with and without attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 16(1), 29-41. PMCID: PMC2794134

*Wymbs, B.T., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G., Gnagy, E.M., & Wilson, T.K. (2008). Rate and predictors of divorce among parents of youths with ADHD. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology,76(5), 735–744. PMCID: PMC2631569.

*Sibley, M.H., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G., Waschbusch, D.A., Gnagy, E.M, Babinski, D.E., & Biswas, A. (2010).  Inconsistent Self-Report of Delinquency by Adolescents and Young Adults with ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38, 645–656.  PMCID:PMC2918231

*Babinski, D.E., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G., Gnagy, E.M., Waschbusch, D.A., Yu, J., MacLean, M.G., Wymbs, B.T., Sibley, M.H., Biswas, A., Robb, J.A., & Karch, K.M. (2011). Late adolescent and young adult outcomes of girls diagnosed with ADHD in childhood:  An exploratory investigation.  Journal of Attention Disorders, 15(3), 204-214.  PMCID: PMC2976801

*Sibley, M.H., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G., Gnagy, E.M., Waschbusch, D.A., Biswas, A., MacLean, M.G., Babinski, D.E., & Karch, K.M. (2011).  The delinquency outcomes of boys with ADHD with and without comorbidity.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39(1), 21-32.  PMCID: PMC2978775

*Kent, K.M., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G., Sibley, M.H., Waschbusch, D.A., Yu, J., Gnagy, E.M., Biswas, A., Babinski, D.E., & Karch, K.M. (2011).  The academic experience of male high school students with ADHD.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39(3), 451-462. PMCID: PMC3068222.

Babinski, D., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G., Waschbusch, D., Gnagy, E., Yu, J., Sibley, M., & Biswas, A.  (2011). Women with childhood ADHD:  Comparisons by diagnostic group and gender.  Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 33(4), 420-429.  PMCID: PMC3251258

Robb, J.A., Sibley, M.H., Pelham, W.E., Foster, E.M., Molina, B.S.G., Gnagy, E.M., & Kuriyan, A.B. (2011). The estimated annual cost of ADHD to the U.S. education system. School Mental Health, 3,169-177.   PMCID: PMC4123753

*Wymbs, B. T., Molina, B.S.G., Pelham, W E., Cheong, J., Gnagy, E.M., Belendiuk, K.A., Walther, C.A.P., Babinski, D.E., & Waschbusch, D.A. (2012).  Risk of intimate partner violence among young adult males with childhood ADHD.  Journal of Attention Disorders, 16(5), 373-383.    PMCID: PMC3272093 

Sibley, M.H., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G., Gnagy, E.M., Waschbusch, D.A., Garefino, A., Kuriyan, A.B., Babinski, D.E., & Karch, K.M. (2012).  Diagnosing ADHD in adolescence.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80(1), 139-150.  PMCID: PMC4085687

*Walther, C.A.P., Cheong, J., Molina, B.S.G., Pelham, W.E., Wymbs, B.T., Belendiuk, K.A., & Pedersen, S.L. (2012). Substance use and delinquency among adolescents with childhood ADHD: The protective role of parenting. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors,  26(3), 585-598  PMCID: PMC3355197

Molina, B.S.G., Pelham, W.E., Cheong, J., Marshal, M., Gnagy, E., & Curran, P.J. (2012).  Childhood ADHD and growth in adolescent alcohol use:  The roles of functional impairments, ADHD symptom persistence, and parental knowledge.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121(4), 922-935.   PMCID: PMC4128089

Kuriyan, A. B., Pelham, W., Molina, B.S.G., Waschbusch, D.A., Gnagy, E. M Sibley, M.H., Babinski, D.E., Walther, C.A.P., Cheong, J., Yu, J., & Kent, K. (2013).Young adult educational and vocational outcomes of children diagnosed with ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 41(1), 27-41. PMCID: PMC3505256

Sibley, M.H., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G., Gnagy, E.M., Waxmonsky, J.G., Derefinko, K., Wymbs, B., Garefino, A., Babinski, D.E., & Kuriyan, A.B. (2012). When diagnosing ADHD in young adults emphasize informant reports, DSM Items, and impairment. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80(6), 1052-1061. PMCID: PMC3919146

Babinski, D.E., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G., Gnagy, E.M., Waschbusch, D.A., Wymbs, B.T., Sibley, M.H., & Kuriyan, A.B. (2012). Maternal ADHD, parenting, and psychopathology among mothers of adolescents with ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders. PMCID: PMC3582708

*Wymbs, B. T., Molina, B.S.G., Belendiuk, K.A., Pedersen, S.L., Walther, C.A.P., Cheong, J., McGinley, J. S., Marshal, M.P., Gnagy, E.M., & Pelham, W.E. (2013). Motorsports involvement among adolescents and young adults with childhood ADHD. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 42(2), 220-231. PMCID: PMC3587661

*Pedersen, S.L., Harty, S., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E., & Molina, B.S.G. (2014). Differential associations between alcohol expectancies and adolescent alcohol use as a function of childhood ADHD. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 75 (1), 145-152.  PMCID: PMC3893628

Kuriyan, A. B., Pelham, W., Molina, B.S.G., Waschbusch, D.A., Sibley, M.H. & Gnagy, E. M., (2014) Concordance between parent and physician medication histories for children with ADHD. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 5, 269-274.  PMCID: PMC4064728

Molina, B.S.G., Walther, C.A.P., Cheong, J., Pedersen, S., Gnagy, E.M., & Pelham, W.E. (2014).  Heavy alcohol use in early adulthood as a function of childhood ADHD:  Developmentally-specific mediation by social impairment and delinquency. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 22 (2), 110-121          PMCID: PMC4068123.

*Wymbs, B.T., Walther, C.A.P., Cheong, J., Belendiuk, K.A., Pedersen, S.L., Gnagy, E.M., Pelham, W.E., & Molina, B.S.G. (2014). Childhood ADHD potentiates the association between problematic drinking and intimate partner violence. Journal of Attention Disorders  PMCID: PMC4430459

*Harty, S.C., Pedersen, S.L., Gnagy, E.M., Pelham, W.E., & Molina, B.S.G. (2015).  ADHD and marijuana use expectancies in young adulthood.  Substance Use and Misuse, 50(11), 1470-1478.  PMCID: PMC4651798

 Meinzer, M.C., Pettit, J.W., Waxmonsky, J.G., Gnagy, E., Molina, B.S.G., & Pelham, W.E. (2016).  Does childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) predict levels of depressive symptoms during emerging adulthood? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44(4), 787-797.         PMCID: PMC4754165

*Belendiuk, K. A., Pedersen, S.P., King, K.M., Pelham, W.E. & Molina, B. S.G. (2016). Change over time in adolescent and friend alcohol use: Differential associations for youth with and without childhood Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 30(1), 29-38.  PMCID: PMC4752397

Altszuler, A.R, Page, T.F, Gnagy, E.M., Coxe, S., Arrieta, A., Molina, B.S. & Pelham, W.E. (2016).  Financial Dependence of Young Adults with Childhood.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44(6), 1217-1229. PMCID: PMC4887412

Pedersen, S.L., Walther, C.A.P., Harty, S.C., Gnagy, E.M., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G. (2016).  The indirect effects of childhood ADHD on alcohol problems in adulthood through unique facets of impulsivity.  Addiction, 111(9), 1582-1589.  PMCID: PMC4983236

*Rhodes, J.D., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Shiffman, S., Derefinko, K.J., & Molina, B.S.G. (2016).  Cigarette smoking and ADHD:  An examination of prognostically-relevant smoking behaviors among adolescents and young adults.  Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 30(5), 588-600. PMCID: PMC5117481

Harty, S.C., Gnagy, E.M., Pelham, W.E., & Molina, B.S.G. (2017). Anger-irritability as a mediator of ADHD risk for adolescent alcohol use and the contribution of coping skills.  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58(5), 555-563.  PMCID: PMC5393946

Molina, B.S.G., Gnagy, E.M., Joseph, H.M., & Pelham, W.E. (2016). Antisocial alcoholism in parents of adolescents and young adults with childhood ADHD.  Journal of Attention Disorders, 1-10. NIHMS846379

King, K., Pedersen, S.L., Kristine, L., Pelham, W.E., Jr., & Molina, B.S.G. (in press). Between and within person associations between negative life events and alcohol outcomes in adolescents with ADHD. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. NIMHS878956

Sibley, M.H., Coxe, S., & Molina, B.S.G. (2017).  Refining diagnostic procedures for adults with symptoms of ADHD:  A response to “Psychometrically informed approach to integration of multiple informant ratings in adult ADHD diagnosis in a community-recruited sample.”  Invited commentary with peer review in Assessment, 24(3), 290-296. PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process.  


Reviews, Invited Published Papers, Monographs, Books and Book Chapters, and Editorials

Chassin, L., Hussong, A., Barrera, Jr., M., Molina, B.S.G., Trim, R., & Ritter, J. (2004). Adolescent substance use.  In 2nd Edition. (R. M Lerner, L. Steinberg), Handbook of Adolescent Psychology, pp. 665-696. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ.

Molina, B.S.G. (2005).  High risk adolescent and young adult populations. Consumption and consequences.  In M. Galanter (Eds.), Recent developments in alcoholism XVII.  Alcohol problems in adolescent and young adults.  Klewer Academic/Plenum Publishers: New York, NY.

Molina, B.S.G. (2011). Delinquency and substance use in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Adolescent and young adult outcomes in developmental context. In S.W. Evans & B. Hoza (Eds.), Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Assessment and Intervention in Developmental Context (19:1-52). Civic Research Institute: Kingston, NJ.

Molina, B.S.G. & Pelham, W.E. (2014). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and risk of substance use disorder:  Developmental considerations, potential pathways, and opportunities for research.  Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 10, 607-639. PMCID: PMC4097844

Molina, B.S.G., Sibley, M.H., Pedersen, S.L., & Pelham, W.E. (2016).  The Pittsburgh ADHD Longitudinal Study.  In L. Hechtman (Eds.), Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: Adult outcomes and its predictors.  Oxford University Press: New York, NY.


Other Publications

Flory, K., Molina, B., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., & Smith, B. (2007).  ADHD and risky sexual behavior.  The ADHD Report, 15(3), 1-4.

Molina, B.S.G. (2014). ADHD and substance abuse. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Magazine, 16 (1), 4.

Molina, B.S., Sibley, M.H. (2014, December). The case for including informant reports in the assessment of adulthood ADHD. The ADHD Report, 22 (8), 1-7.

Molina, B.S.G., Pedersen, S.L. (2016). Paying Attention. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Magazine, 18 (4), 18-23