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Blozis, S. A. Nonlinear growth models. In Laursen, B., Little, T. D., & Card, N. A. (eds), Handbook of Developmental Research Methods.  New York:  Guilford Press. 
Blozis, S. A. Sensitivity analysis of mixed-effects models when longitudinal data are incomplete. In Hancock, G., & Harring, J. (eds.), Longitudinal Methods. 


Xu, S., & Blozis, S. A. (2011). Sensitivity Analysis of a Mixed Model for Incomplete Longitudinal Data. Journal of Educational & Behavioral Statistics, 36, 237-256, first published on December 16, 2010 doi:10.3102/1076998610375836


Stuifbergen, A., Becker, H., Blozis, S. A., & Park, I. A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Wellness Intervention for Women with Fibromyalgia Syndrome. Clinical Rehabilitation, 24, 305-318.

Blozis, S.A. An Introduction to Multilevel Modeling Techniques. Applied Psychological Measurement, 34, 143-145.

Blozis, S.A., Cho, Y.I., & Xu, S. Latent curve models: A structural equation perspective. Sociological Methods and Research


Wang, Y., Blozis, S. A., Ledermann, M., Krieg, A., Landay, A., & Miller, C. J. (2009). The enhanced antibody responses elicited by a CpG adjuvant does not improve the protective effect of an AT-2 inactivated SIV therapeutic AIDS vaccine. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. (doi:10.1128/CVI.00471-08)



Capitanio, J. P, Abel, K., Mendoza, S. P., Blozis, S. A., McChesney, M. B., Cole, S. W., & Mason, W. A. Personality and serotonin transporter genotype interact with social context to affect immunity and viral set-point in simian immunodeficiency virus disease. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 22, 676-689. (Epub 2007 Aug 23).

Harrison, T.*, Blozis, S.A., & Stuifbergen, A. Longitudinal predictors of attitudes toward aging among women with multiple sclerosis. Psychology and Aging, 23, 823-832.

Stuifbergen, A., Becker, H., Blozis, S.A., Beal, C., & Park, I. Conceptualization and development of the Acceptance of Chronic Health Conditions Scale. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 29, 101-114.

Villarreal, R., Blozis, S.A., & Jeong, J.J. Understanding adolescent Hispanic consumers: Advertising and branding implications. Business Journal of Hispanic Research, 2, 62-74.

Prokosch, M.D.*, Coss, R.G., Scheib, J.E., & Blozis, S.A. Intelligence and mate choice: Intelligent men are always appealing. Evolution & Human Behavior, 30, 11-20.

Blozis, S.A., & Cho, Y.I. Coding and centering of time in latent curve models in the presence of interindividual time heterogeneity. Structural Equation Modeling, 15, 413-433.

Blozis, S.A., Harring, J.R., & Mels, G. Using LISREL to fit nonlinear latent curve models.  Structural Equation Modeling, 15, 356-379.


Genescà, M., Li, J., Fritts, L., Chohan, P., Abel, K., Bost, K., Rourke, T., Blozis, S.A., McChesney, M.B., & Miller, C.J. Depo-Provera abrogates attenuated lentivirus-induced protection in male rhesus macaques challenged intravenously with pathogenic SIVmac239. Journal of Medical Primatology, 36, 266–275.

Hyde, D.M., Blozis, S.A., Avdalovic, M., Putney, L.F., DeTorre, R., Quesenberry, N., Singh, P., & Tyler, N.K. Alveoli increase in number but not mean volume from birth to adulthood in rhesus monkeys. American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, 293, L570-L579.

Stamps, J., Davis, J. Blozis, S.A., & Boundy-Mills. Genotypic variation in refractory periods and habitat selection by natal dispersers. Animal Behaviour, 74, 599-610.

Williams, S. T.*, Conger, K.J., & Blozis, S.A. Interpersonal aggression: Developmental pathways and contributions from multiple family environments. Child Development, 78, 1526-1542.

Brown, S.A., Blozis, S.A., Kouzekanani, K., Garcia, A.A., Winchell, M., & Hanis, K.L. Health Beliefs of Mexican Americans with Type 2 Diabetes: The Starr County Border Health Initiative. The Diabetes Educator, 33, 300-308.

Blozis, S.A. A Newton procedure for a conditionally linear mixed-effects model. Behavior Research Methods, 39, 695-708.

Blozis, S.A., Conger, K.J., & Harring, J.R. Nonlinear latent curve models for longitudinal data. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 31, 340-346.

Blozis, S.A., Feldman, B., & Conger, R. Adolescent alcohol use and adult alcohol disorders: A two-part random-effects model with diagnostic outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 88S, S85-S96. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2006.12.008.

Blozis, S.A., & Traxler, M. Analyzing individual differences in sentence processing performance using multilevel models. Behavior Research Methods, 39, 31-38.

Blozis, S.A. On fitting nonlinear latent curve models to multiple variables measured longitudinally. Structural Equation Modeling, 14, 179-201.


Stamps, J. A., & Blozis, S.A. Effects of natal experience on habitat selection when individuals make choices in groups: A multilevel analysis. Animal Behaviour, 71, 663-672.

Stuifbergen, A.K., Blozis, S.A., Harrison, T.C.*, & Becker, H.A. Exercise, functional limitations and quality of life: A longitudinal study of persons with multiple sclerosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 87, 935-943.

Blozis, S.A. A second-order structured latent curve model for longitudinal data. In K. van Montfort, H. Oud, & A. Satorra (Eds.) Longitudinal models in the behavioural and related sciences (pp 189-214). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.


Brown, S.A., Blozis, S.A., Kouzekanani, K., Garcia, A.A., Winchell, M., & Hanis, C.L. Dosage effects of diabetes self-management education for Mexican Americans: The Starr County border health initiative. Diabetes Care, 28, 527-532.

Traxler, M.J., Williams, R.S., Blozis, S.A., & Morris, R.K. Working memory, animacy and verb class in the processing of relative clauses. Journal of Memory & Language, 53, 204-224.

Villarreal, R., Blozis, S.A., & Widaman, K. Factorial invariance of a Pan-Hispanic familism scale. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 27, 409-425.


Blozis, S.A. Structured latent curve models for the study of change in multivariate repeated measures. Psychological Methods, 9, 334–353.


Stuifbergen, A.K., Becker, H., Blozis, S.A. Timmerman, G., & Kullberg, V. A randomized clinical trial of a wellness intervention for women with multiple sclerosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 84, 467-476.

Vaughn, S., Linan-Thompson, S., Kouzekanani, K., Bryant, D., Dickson, S., & Blozis, S.A.  Reading instruction grouping for students with reading difficulties. Remedial and Special Education, 24, 301-315.

Blozis, S.A. Multilevel analysis: An introduction to basic and advanced multilevel modeling. Psychometrika, 68, 151-153.