Mario J Scalora, PhD

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  • 1210 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
1989 …2019
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Research Output 1989 2019

  • 1210 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 50 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate
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2019

Counseling Center Clinicians Experience Providing Assessments of Risk to Self versus Risk to Others

Pollard, J. W., Disabato, D. J., Polychronis, P. D. & Scalora, M. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of College Student Psychotherapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dangerous Behavior
Counseling
Mental Health
Education
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in J-SOAP-II and SAVRY Scores Over the Course of Residential, Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Adolescent Sexual Offending

Viljoen, J. L., Gray, A. L., Shaffer, C., Latzman, N. E., Scalora, M. J. & Ullman, D., Jun 1 2017, In : Sexual Abuse: Journal of Research and Treatment. 29, 4, p. 342-374 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Violence
Therapeutics
Checklist
Research
1 Citation (Scopus)

College Student Reporting Responses to Hypothetical and Actual Safety Concerns

Hollister, B. A., Scalora, M. J., Hoff, S. M., Hodges, H. J. & Marquez, A., Oct 2 2017, In : Journal of School Violence. 16, 4, p. 331-348 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
student
violence
Crime
offense
1 Citation (Scopus)

Differentiating Sexual Offender Type on Measures of Impulsivity and Compulsivity

Ryan, T. J., Huss, M. T. & Scalora, M. J., Apr 3 2017, In : Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity. 24, 1-2, p. 108-125 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impulsive Behavior
Compulsive Behavior
Proxy
Sexual Behavior
Motivation
7 Citations (Scopus)

Response Bias on Self-Report Measures of Sexual Fantasies among Sexual Offenders

Seifert, K., Boulas, J., Huss, M. T. & Scalora, M. J., Feb 1 2017, In : International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 61, 3, p. 269-281 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fantasy
Self Report
Research
Sexual Offenders
Sexual

Youthful Familicidal Offenders: Targeted Victims, Planned Attacks

Viñas-Racionero, R., Schlesinger, L. B., Scalora, M. J. & Jarvis, J. P., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Family Violence. 32, 5, p. 535-542 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homicide
offender
homicide
Family Conflict
Leisure Activities
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the Use of Online Sexually Explicit Material: What Is the Relationship to Sexual Coercion?

Gonsalves, V. M., Hodges, H. & Scalora, M. J., Jul 3 2015, In : Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity. 22, 3, p. 207-221 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coercion
Compulsive Behavior
Aggression
Internet
Habits
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Factor structure and construct validity of the psychopathic personality inventory in a forensic sample

Gonsalves, V. M., McLawsen, J. E., Huss, M. T. & Scalora, M. J., Mar 1 2013, In : International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. 36, 2, p. 176-184 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antisocial Personality Disorder
Personality Inventory
construct validity
Violence
personality
28 Citations (Scopus)

Risk and Protective Factors for Recidivism Among Juveniles Who Have Offended Sexually

Spice, A., Viljoen, J. L., Latzman, N. E., Scalora, M. J. & Ullman, D., Aug 1 2013, In : Sexual Abuse: Journal of Research and Treatment. 25, 4, p. 347-369 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk Management
Violence
Population
Protective Factors
Research
2012
9 Citations (Scopus)

Child Maltreatment Histories Among Female Inmates Reporting Inmate on Inmate Sexual Victimization in Prison: The Mediating Role of Emotion Dysregulation

Walsh, K., Gonsalves, V. M., Scalora, M. J., King, S. & Hardyman, P. L., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 27, 3, p. 492-512 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crime Victims
Prisons
Child Abuse
Emotions
Coercion
7 Citations (Scopus)

Civilly committed sex offenders: A description and interstate comparison of populations

McLawsen, J. E., Scalora, M. J. & Darrow, C., Aug 1 2012, In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 18, 3, p. 453-476 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

offender
Population
Pedophilia
Paraphilic Disorders
pedophilia
5 Citations (Scopus)

Staff Perceptions of Risk for Prison Rape Perpetration and Victimization

Gonsalves, V. M., Walsh, K. & Scalora, M. J., Jun 1 2012, In : Prison Journal. 92, 2, p. 253-273 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rape
victimization
correctional institution
staff
sexual violence
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Problematic approach of legislators: Differentiating stalking from isolated incidents

Marquez, A. & Scalora, M. J., Nov 1 2011, In : Criminal Justice and Behavior. 38, 11, p. 1115-1126 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stalking
stalking
incident
contact
Law Enforcement
20 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual offending in adolescence: A comparison of sibling offenders and nonsibling offenders across domains of risk and treatment need

Latzman, N. E., Viljoen, J. L., Scalora, M. J. & Ullman, D., May 1 2011, In : Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. 20, 3, p. 245-263 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Siblings
Erotica
Therapeutics
Domestic Violence
Needs Assessment
12 Citations (Scopus)

Stalkers and harassers of British Royalty: An exploration of proxy behaviours for violence

James, D. V., Mullen, P. E., Meloy, J. R., Pathé, M. T., Preston, L., Darnley, B., Farnham, F. R. & Scalora, M. J., Jan 1 2011, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 29, 1, p. 64-80 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proxy
Violence
violence
Motivation
Group
40 Citations (Scopus)
victimization
emotion
examination
sexual violence
deficit
11 Citations (Scopus)

Written content indicators of problematic approach behavior toward political officials

Schoeneman, K. A., Scalora, M. J., Darrow, C. D., Mclawsen, J. E., Chang, G. H. & Zimmerman, W. J., Mar 1 2011, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 29, 2, p. 284-301 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Choice Behavior
contact
Firearms
threat
Emotions
2010
44 Citations (Scopus)

Are all perpetrators alike? Comparing risk factors for sexual coercion and aggression

DeGue, S., DiLillo, D. K. & Scalora, M. J., Dec 1 2010, In : Sexual Abuse: Journal of Research and Treatment. 22, 4, p. 402-426 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coercion
Aggression
Hostility
Aptitude
Rape
6 Citations (Scopus)

Recidivism among female child molesters

Bader, S. M., Welsh, R. & Scalora, M. J., 2010, In : Violence and Victims. 25, 3, p. 349-362 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

child welfare
offender
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
repeat offender
Criminal Law
15 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual fantasies and sensation seeking among psychopathic sexual offenders

Skovran, L. C., Huss, M. T. & Scalora, M. J., Sep 1 2010, In : Psychology, Crime and Law. 16, 7, p. 617-629 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fantasy
offender
Checklist
Sexual Behavior
Research
2009
66 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of reoffense risk in adolescents who have committed sexual offenses: Predictive validity of the ERASOR, PCL:YV, YLS/CMI, and Static-99

Viljoen, J. L., Elkovitch, N., Scalora, M. J. & Ullman, D., Oct 1 2009, In : Criminal Justice and Behavior. 36, 10, p. 981-1000 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexual offense
case management
Case Management
Checklist
adolescent
18 Citations (Scopus)
Checklist
cognition
Psychology
Equipment and Supplies
Cognition
2008
92 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing risk for violence in adolescents who have sexually offended: A comparison of the J-SOAP-II, J-SORRAT-II, and SAVRY

Viljoen, J. L., Scalora, M. J., Cuadra, L., Bader, S., Chávez, V., Ullman, D. & Lawrence, L., Jan 1 2008, In : Criminal Justice and Behavior. 35, 1, p. 5-23 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexual offense
Violence
risk assessment
offender
violence
29 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing risk of reoffending in adolescents who have committed a sexual offense: The accuracy of clinical judgments after completion of risk assessment instruments

Elkovitch, N., Viljoen, J. L., Scalora, M. J. & Ullman, D., Sep 15 2008, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 26, 4, p. 511-528 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexual offense
risk assessment
adolescent
confidence
Research
10 Citations (Scopus)

Exhibitionism: Findings from a midwestern police contact sample

Bader, S. M., Schoeneman-Morris, K. A., Scalora, M. J. & Casady, T. K., Jun 1 2008, In : International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 52, 3, p. 270-279 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exhibitionism
Rape
Police
Substance-Related Disorders
Demography
11 Citations (Scopus)

Female sexual abuse and criminal justice intervention: A comparison of child protective service and criminal justice samples

Bader, S. M., Scalora, M. J., Casady, T. K. & Black, S., Jan 1 2008, In : Child Abuse and Neglect. 32, 1, p. 111-119 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Criminal Law
Sex Offenses
sexual violence
justice
Law Enforcement
3 Citations (Scopus)

In-home or out-of-home? Predicting long-term placement recommendations for juvenile offenders

Degue, S., Scalora, M. J., Ullman, D. & Gallavan, D., Jan 1 2008, In : International Journal of Forensic Mental Health. 7, 1, p. 15-27 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenting
Social Justice
Case Management
Mood Disorders
Decision Making
266 Citations (Scopus)

Political attitudes vary with physiological traits

Oxley, D. R., Smith, K. B., Alford, J. R., Hibbing, M. V., Miller, J. L., Scalora, M. J., Hatemi, P. K. & Hibbing, J. R., Sep 19 2008, In : Science. 321, 5896, p. 1667-1670 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capital Punishment
International Cooperation
Iraq
Emigration and Immigration
Firearms
2007
8 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of email versus letter threat contacts toward members of the United States Congress

Schoeneman-Morris, K. A., Scalora, M. J., Chang, G. H., Zimmerman, W. J. & Garner, Y., Sep 1 2007, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 52, 5, p. 1142-1147 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Police
Language
writer
Communication
contact
15 Citations (Scopus)

A gender-based incidence study of workplace violence in psychiatric and forensic settings

Hatch-Maillette, M. A., Scalora, M. J., Bader, S. M. & Bornstein, B. H., Jan 1 2007, In : Violence and Victims. 22, 4, p. 449-462 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Workplace Violence
Psychiatry
Cohort Studies
incidence
workplace
2005
14 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical Decision Making About Psychopathy and Violence Risk Assessment in Public Sector Mental Health Settings

Elbogen, E. B., Huss, M. T., Tomkins, A. J. & Scalora, M. J., Jun 1 2005, In : Psychological Services. 2, 2, p. 133-141 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Sector
Checklist
Violence
Mental Health
Decision Making
2004
29 Citations (Scopus)

The utility of locus of control for assessing juvenile amenability to treatment

Page, G. L. & Scalora, M. J., Aug 2004, In : Aggression and Violent Behavior. 9, 5, p. 523-534 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internal-External Control
locus of control
risk assessment
Aptitude
participation
2003
28 Citations (Scopus)

A multivariate analysis of sex offender recidivism

Scalora, M. J. & Garbin, C., Jun 1 2003, In : International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 47, 3, p. 309-323 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multivariate Analysis
Demography
Grooming
Therapeutics
Sex Offenders
7 Citations (Scopus)

Attempted suicide by cop: A case study of traumatic brain injury and the insanity defense

Bresler, S., Scalora, M. J., Elbogen, E. B. & Moore, Y. S., Jan 2003, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 48, 1, p. 190-194 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insanity Defense
Attempted Suicide
Suicide
suicide
incident
15 Citations (Scopus)

Documentation of violence risk information in psychiatric hospital patient charts: An empirical examination

Elbogen, E. B., Tomkins, A. J., Pothuloori, A. P. & Scalora, M. J., Apr 9 2003, In : Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 31, 1, p. 58-64 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

psychiatric hospital
Psychiatric Hospitals
Violence
Documentation
documentation

Epidemiological data of non-fatal workplace violence from local and state law enforcement samples

Scalora, M. J., Washington, D. O., Newell, S. P., Casady, T. & Hansen, L., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Threat Assessment. 2, 4, p. 17-33 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Workplace Violence
Law Enforcement
Police
Databases
Safety
18 Citations (Scopus)

Nonfatal workplace violence risk factors: Data from a police contact sample

Scalora, M. J., Washington, D. O. N., Casady, T. & Newell, S. P., Mar 1 2003, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 18, 3, p. 310-327 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Workplace Violence
discriminant analysis
Police
Discriminant Analysis
assault
35 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for approach behavior toward the u.s. congress

Scalora, M. J., Baumgartner, J. V., Zimmerman, W., Callaway, D., Hatch Maillette, M. A., Covell, C. N., Palarea, R. E., Krebs, J. A. & Washington, D. O., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Threat Assessment. 2, 2, p. 35-55 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Choice Behavior
Tars
Law Enforcement
Violence
Research
21 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of community notification laws on sex offender treatment attitudes

Elbogen, E. B., Patry, M. & Scalora, M. J., Mar 1 2003, In : International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. 26, 2, p. 207-219 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mandatory Reporting
Community-Institutional Relations
Forensic Psychiatry
psychiatric hospital
Sex Offenses
19 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship of mental illness to targeted contact behavior toward state government agencies and officials

Scalora, M. J., Baumgartner, J. V. & Plank, G. L., Apr 15 2003, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 21, 2, p. 239-249 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

contact behavior
Government Agencies
State Government
Mentally Ill Persons
government agency
2002
28 Citations (Scopus)

An epidemiological assessment of problematic contacts to members of Congress

Scalora, M. J., Baumgartner, J. V., Zimmerman, W., Callaway, D., Maillette, M. A. H., Covell, C. N., Palarea, R. E., Krebs, J. A. & Washington, D. O., Nov 1 2002, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 47, 6, p. 1360-1364 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Choice Behavior
contact
threat
contact behavior
Language
33 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the Wilson Sex Fantasy Questionnaire Among Child Molesters and Nonsexual Forensic Offenders

Baumgartner, J. V., Scalora, M. J. & Huss, M. T., Jan 2002, In : Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. 14, 1, p. 19-30 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fantasy
Sexual Behavior
Surveys and Questionnaires
Self Report
27 Citations (Scopus)
Workplace Violence
Sexual Harassment
sexual harassment
Organizational Efficiency
risk assessment
43 Citations (Scopus)

Perceived relevance of factors for violence risk assessment: A survey of clinicians

Elbogen, E. B., Mercado, C. C., Scalora, M. J. & Tomkins, A. J., Jan 1 2002, In : International Journal of Forensic Mental Health. 1, 1, p. 37-47 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Violence
Research
Psychiatry
Research Personnel
Surveys and Questionnaires
2001
8 Citations (Scopus)

Case characteristics of threats toward state government targets investigated by a Midwestern State

Baumgartner, J. V., Scalora, M. J. & Plank, S. G. L., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Threat Assessment. 1, 3, p. 41-60 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

State Government
Research
2 Citations (Scopus)

Child molestation: Factors related to level of violence

Mercado, C. C. & Scalora, M. J., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Threat Assessment. 1, 2, p. 21-34 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Violence
Crime
Widowhood
Divorce
Inpatients
27 Citations (Scopus)

Gender and perceptions of dangerousness in civil psychiatric patients

Elbogen, E. B., Williams, A. L., Kim, D., Tomkins, A. J. & Scalora, M. J., Jan 1 2001, In : Legal and Criminological Psychology. 6, 2, p. 215-228 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dangerous Behavior
Psychiatry
Violence
Risk-Taking
Research
4 Citations (Scopus)

Judgments of dangerousness: Are sex offenders assessed differently than civil psychiatric patients?

Mercado, C. C., Elbogen, E. B., Scalora, M. J. & Tomkins, A., Jan 1 2001, In : Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 8, 2, p. 146-153 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dangerous Behavior
Violence
Psychiatry
offender
violence
1999
18 Citations (Scopus)

Expert testimony and professional judgment: Psychological Expertise and Commitment as a Sexual Predator after Hendricks

Schopp, R. F., Scalora, M. J. & Pearce, M., Mar 1999, In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 5, 1, p. 120-174 55 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Expert Testimony
social scientist
testimony
Hearing
expertise
1989
21 Citations (Scopus)

Grandparents' Visitation Rights Legalizing the Ties That Bind

Thompson, R. A., Tinsley, B. R., Scalora, M. J. & Parke, R. D., Sep 1 1989, In : American Psychologist. 44, 9, p. 1217-1222 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Development
Parents
Psychology
Grandparents
Direction compound