Selected publications: Risks to women

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Aiken, A.M., Gold, M.A., & Parker, A.M. (in press). That was then, this is now... Changes in young women's awareness, attitudes, and perceived barriers to using emergency contraception. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.

Byram, S., Fischhoff, B., Embrey, M., Bruine de Bruin, W., & Thorne, S. (2001). Mental models of women with breast implants regarding local complications. Behavioral Medicine, 27, 4-14.

Byram, S., Schwartz, L,, Woloshin, S., & Fischhoff, B. (in press). Women’s perceptions of breast cancer risk factors: A mental models approach. In J. Krueger (ed.) Rationality and social responsibility: Essays in honor of Robyn Mason Dawes. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Downs, J.S., Bruine de Bruin, W., Murray, P.J., & Fischhoff, B. (2006). Specific STI knowledge may be acquired too late. Journal of Adolescent Health, 38, 65-67

Downs, J. S., Bruine de Bruin, W., Murray, P. J., & Fischhoff, B. (2004). When “it only takes once” fails: perceived infertility predicts condom use and STI acquisition. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 17, 224.

Downs, J.S., Murray, P.J., Bruine de Bruin, W., White, J.P., Palmgren, C. & Fischhoff, B. (2004). Interactive Video Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Adolescent Females' STD Risk: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Social Science & Medicine, 59, 1561-1572.

Fischhoff, B . (1996). The real world: What good is it? Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 65, 232-248.

Fischhoff, B. (1992). Giving advice: Decision theory perspectives on sexual assault. American Psychologist, 47, 577-588.

Fischhoff, B., Furby, L., & Morgan, M. (1987). Rape prevention: A typology and list of strategies. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2, 292-308.

Furby, L. & Fischhoff, B. (in press). Rape self-defense strategies: A review of their effectiveness. Victimology.

Furby, L. & Fischhoff, B. (in press). Rape self-defense strategies: A review of their effectiveness. Victimology.

Furby, L., Fischhoff, B., & Morgan, M. (1992). Preventing rape: How people perceive the options of defending oneself during an assault. In E.C. Viano (Ed.), Critical issues in victimology: International perspectives (pp. 174-189). New York: Springer Publishers.

Furby, L., Fischhoff, B., & Morgan, M. (1991). Rape prevention and self-defense: At what price? Women's Studies International Forum, 14, 49-62.

Furby, L., Fischhoff, B., & Morgan, M. (1990). Preventing rape: How people perceive the options for assault prevention. In E. Viano (Ed.), The victimology research handbook, (pp 227-259). New York: Garland Publishing, Inc.

Furby, L., Fischhoff, B., & Morgan, M. (1989). Judged effectiveness of common rape prevention and self-defense strategies. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 4, 44-64.

Gold, M. A., Wolford, J. E., Smith, K. A., & Parker, A. M. (2004). The effects of advance provision of emergency contraception on adolescent women's sexual and contraceptive behaviors. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynocology, 17, 87-96.

Ness, R.B., Hillier, S.L., Richter. H,E,, Soper, D.E., Stamm, C., Bass, D.C., Sweet, R.L., Rice, P., Downs, J., Aral, S. (2003). Why women douche and why they may or may not stop. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 30, 71-74.

Schwartz, L.M., Woloshin, S., Sox, H.C., Fischhoff, B., & Welch, H.G. (2000). US women’s attitudes to false positive mammograpy results and detection of ductal carcinoma in-situ: Cross-sectional survey. British Medical Journal, 320, 1635-1640.

Shaklee, H. & Fischhoff, B. (1990). The psychology of contraceptive surprises: Judging the cumulative risk of contraceptive failure. Journal of Applied Psychology, 20, 385-403.

Silverman, E., Woloshin, S., Schwartz, L.M., Byram, S., Welch, H.G., & Fischhoff, B. (2001). Women’s views of breast cancer risk and screening mammography: A qualitative interview study. Medical Decision Making, 21, 231-240.

Woloshin S, Schwartz L.M., Byram S.J., Sox H.C., Fischhoff B., Welch H.G. Women's understanding of the mammography screening debate. Archives of Internal Medicine, 160, 1434-1440.