Selected Publications: Student


  1. Paull, D., Hoerger, M., Midkiff, M., Lietzau, S., & Gerhart, J. (In press). State mental health infrastructure, personality, and politics of shelter-in-place. Journal of Rural Mental Health.

  2. Easwar, S., Alonzi, S., Hirsch, J., Mossman, B., & Hoerger, M. (in press). Palliative care TikTok: Describing the landscape and explaining social media engagement. Journal of Palliative Medicine.

  3. Perry, L. M., Mossman, B., Lewson, A. B., Gerhart, J. I., Freestone L., & Hoerger, M. (in press). Application of terror management theory to end-of-life care decision-making: A narrative literature review. OMEGA - Journal of Death and Dying.

  4. Moran, J., Perry, L. M., Hoerger, M., & Murray, D. (in press). Dispositional intelligence of the Five-Factor Model as a learning outcome in an undergraduate personality course. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology.

  5. Hoerger, M., Gramling, R., Epstein, R., Fenton, J. J., Mohile, S. G., Kravitz, R. L., Mossman, B., Prigerson, H. G., Alonzi, S., Malhotra, K., & Duberstein, P. (in press). Patient, caregiver, and oncologist predictions of quality of life in advanced cancer: Accuracy and associations with end-of-life care and caregiver bereavement. Psycho-Oncology.

  6. Hoerger, M., Alonzi, S., & Mossman, B. (in press). Scenario planning: A framework for mitigating uncertainty in implementing strategic behavioral medicine initiatives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Translational Behavioral Medicine.

  7. Alonzi, S., Perry, L. M., Lewson, A. B., Mossman, B., Silverstein, M. W., & Hoerger, M. (in press). Fear of palliative care: Roles of age and depression severity. Journal of Palliative Medicine.

  8. Schoenbine, D., Gerhart, J., McLean, K., deBettencourt, J., Dadras, F., Molina, E., Hoerger, M., Alonzi, S., & Kent, P. (in press). Attending patient funerals as a follow-up practice of pediatric oncologists. Illness, Crisis & Loss.

  9. Gerhart, J., Russ, E. U., Alonzi, S., & Hoerger, M. (in press). Shame in response to affective expression, and its relation to social anhedonia and schizotypy traits. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.

  10. Mossman, B., Perry, L. M., Walsh, L. E., Gerhart, J. I., Malhotra, S., Horswell, R., Chu, S., Raines, A. M., Lefante, J., Blais, C. M., Miele, L., Melancon, B., Alonzi, S., Voss, H., Freestone, L., Dunn, A., & Hoerger, M. (in press). Anxiety, depression, and end-of-life care utilization in adults with metastatic cancer. Psycho-Oncology.

  11. Perry, L. M., Sartor, O., Malhotra, S., Alonzi, S., Kim, S., Voss, H. M., Rogers, J. L., Robinson, W., Harris, K., Shank, J., Morrison, D. G., Lewson, A. B., Fuloria, J., Miele, L., Lewis, B., Mossman, B., & Hoerger, M. (in press). Increasing readiness for early integrated palliative oncology care: Development and initial evaluation of the EMPOWER 2 intervention. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.

  12. Alonzi, S., Perry, L. M., & Hoerger, M. (in press). Finding meaning in life after a cancer diagnosis: What is the role of financial strain? Illness, Crisis & Loss.

  13. Kazan, A. S., Perry, L. M., Atiya, W., Voss, H. M., Kim, S., Easwar, S., Mercorella, H. N., Lewson, A., Rogers, J. L., Arnold, D., Raines, A. M., Brown, L., Moore, T., & Hoerger, M. (in press). Development and acceptability of an educational video about a smoking cessation quitline for use in adult outpatient mental healthcare. Translational Behavioral Medicine.

  14. Alonzi, S., Hoerger, M., Perry, L. M., Chow, L. D., Manoguem C., Cotogno, P., Ernst, E. M., Ledet, E. M., & Sartor, O. (in press). Changes in taste and smell of food during prostate cancer treatment. Supportive Care in Cancer.

  15. Perry, L. M., Walsh, L. E., Horswell, R., Miele, L., Chu, S., Melancon, B., Lefante, J., Blais, C. M., Rogers, J. L., & Hoerger, M. (2021). Racial disparities in end-of-life care between black and white adults with metastatic cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 342-349.

  16. Perry, L. M., Hoerger, M., Korotkin, B. D., & Duberstein, P. R. (2020). Perceived importance of affective forecasting in cancer treatment decision making. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 38, 687-701.

  17. Hoerger, M., Alonzi, S., Perry, L. M., Voss, H. M., Easwar, S., & Gerhart, J. I. (2020). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health: Real-time surveillance using Google Trends. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 12, 567-568.

  18. Gerhart, J., Eaton England, A., Perry, L., O'Mahony, S., & Hoerger, M. (2020). Depressive symptoms, fear of emotional expression, and less favorable attitudes toward palliative care. Psycho-Oncology, 29, 1232-1234.

  19. Rogers, J. L., Perry, L. M., & Hoerger, M. (2020). Summarizing the evidence base for palliative oncology care: A critical evaluation of the meta-analyses. Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology, 14, 1-5.

  20. Perry, L. M., Hoerger, M., Korotkin, B. D., Saks, S. J., & Duberstein, P. R. (2020). Self-complexity and socio-emotional adjustment to a romantic event in early adulthood. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37, 1268-1281.

  21. Duberstein, P.R., Chen, M., Hoerger, M., Epstein, R.M., Mohile, S.G., Saeed, F., Perry, L., Yilmaz, S., & Norton, S.A. (2020). Conceptualizing and counting discretionary utilization in the final 100 days of life: A scoping review. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 59, 894-915

  22. Perry, L. M., Hoerger, M., Malhotra, S., Gerhart, J. I., Mohile, S., & Duberstein, P. R. (2020). Development and validation of the Palliative Care Attitudes Scale: A measure of patient attitudes towards palliative care. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 59, 293-301.

  23. Perry, L. M., Hoerger, M., Molix, L. A., & Duberstein, P. R. (2020). A validation study of the mini-IPIP five-factor personality scale in adults with cancer. Journal of Personality Assessment, 102, 153-163.

  24. Perry, L. M., Hoerger, M., Sartor, A. O., & Robinson, W. (2020). Distress among African American and white adults with cancer in Louisiana. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 38, 63-72.

  25. Hoerger, M., Wayser, G. R., Schwing, G., Suzuki, A., & Perry, L. M. (2019). Impact of interdisciplinary outpatient specialty palliative care on survival and quality of life in adults with advanced cancer: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 53, 674-685. |Full-text|

  26. Hoerger, M., Ramos, K., Ellington, L., Perry, L. M., Pollak, K. I., & Porter, L. S. (2019). Organizing psychologists, behavioral scientists, and allied professionals: Formation of the Society of Behavioral Medicine's Palliative Care Special Interest Group. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 58, 10-11.

  27. Perry, L. M., Hoerger, M., Seibert, K., Gerhart, J. I., O'Mahony, S., & Duberstein, P. R. (2019). Financial strain and physical and emotional quality of life in breast cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 58, 454-459.

  28. Korotkin, B. D., Hoerger, M., Voorhees, S., Allen, C., Robinson, W., & Duberstein, P.R. (2019). Social support in cancer: How do patients want us to help? Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 37, 699-712.

  29. Hoerger, M., Perry, L. M., Korotkin, B. D., Walsh, L. E., Kazan, A. S., Rogers, J. L., Atiya, W., Malhotra, S., & Gerhart, J. (2019). Statewide differences in personality associated with geographic disparities in access to palliative care: Findings on openness. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 22, 628-634. |Abstract|

  30. Rochefort, C., Hoerger, M., Turiano, N. A., & Duberstein, P. R. (2019). Big Five personality and health in adults with and without cancer. Journal of Health Psychology, 24, 1494-1504. |Abstract|

  31. Martin, S. M., Gerhart, J. I., Rochefort, C., Perry, L., & Hoerger, M. (2019). Affective forecasting in health psychology. In S. Richards & L. Cohen (Eds.), The Wiley Encyclopedia of Health Psychology, Volume III: Clinical Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine (pp. xx-xx). Oxford, UK: Wiley.

  32. Hoerger, M., Greer, J. A., Jackson, V. A., Park, E. R., Pirl, W. F., El-Jawahri, A., Gallagher, E. R., Hagan, T., Jacobsen, J., Perry, L. M., & Temel, J. S. (2018). Defining the elements of early palliative care that are associated with patient-reported outcomes and the delivery of end-of-life care. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 36, 1096-1102. |Abstract|

  33. Perry, L. M., Hoerger, M., Silberstein, J., Sartor, O., & Duberstein, P. R. (2018). Understanding the distressed prostate cancer patient: Role of personality. Psycho-Oncology, 27, 810-816. |Abstract|

  34. Hoerger, M., & Cullen, B. D. (2017). Early integrated palliative care and reduced emotional distress in cancer caregivers: Reaching the "hidden patients." The Oncologist, 22, 1419-1420. |Abstract|

  35. Hoerger, M., Perry, L. M., Gramling, R., Epstein, R. M., & Duberstein, P. R. (2017). Does educating patients about the Early Palliative Care Study increase preferences for outpatient palliative cancer care? Findings from Project EMPOWER. Health Psychology, 36, 538-548. |Abstract|

  36. Barkan, T., Hoerger, M., Gallegos, A. M., Turiano, N. A., Duberstein, P. R., & Moynihan, J. A. (2016). Personality predicts utilization of mindfulness-based stress reduction during and post-intervention in a community sample of older adults. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 22, 390-395. |PDF|

  37. Gerhart, J. I., Allen, C. O., & Hoerger, M. (2014). Cultural aspects of smoking and smoking cessation. In L. H. Cousins (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity. (Vol. 12, pp. 1200-1202). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. |Buy|