Holly E.R. Morrell, PhD, MA

Professor, Psychology
Director of Clinical Training, PhD Program

Contact Information

Email hmorrell@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-7221
Fax 909-558-0171

Department of Psychology
Loma Linda University, Central Building, Office 120
11130 Anderson St., Loma Linda, CA  92350

The Smoking Cessation and Prevention Laboratory

Degrees

  • PhD, Clinical Psychology - Texas Tech University, 2007
  • MA, Psychology - Texas Tech University, 2004

Areas of Specialization

  • Combustible cigarette use
  • E-cigarette use
  • Video game addiction
  • Advanced multivariate analysis

Professional Licenses and Memberships

  • Psychologist, State of California (PSY26774)
  • Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology
  • Golden Key National Honor Society

Recent Publications and Presentations

Publications

  • Cosanella, T., Youkhaneh, N., Bennett, N., & Morrell, H. E. R. (2019). Demographic moderators of the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and cigarette smoking. Substance Use and Misuse. Advance online publication: https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2019.1642358.
  • Tran, D. D., Morrell, H. E. R., Brown, W. N., & Lee, S. (2019). Religiosity, filial piety, and drinking in adolescence. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. Advance online publication: https://doi.org/10.1080/1067828X.2019.1680468.
  • Morrell, H. E. R., Hilton, B. T., & Rugless, K. L. (2018). Risk factors for substance use in the American Indian/Alaska Native community. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. Advance online publication: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-018-9971-z.
  • Mathews, C. L., Morrell, H. E. R., & Molle, J. E. (2018). Video game addiction, ADHD symptomatology, and video game category reinforcement level. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Advance online publication: https://doi.org/10.1080/00952990.2018.1472269.
  • Grimley, S. J., Ko, C. M., Morrell, H. E. R., Grace, F., Bañuelos, M. S., Bautista, B. R., Chavez, G. N., Dalrymple, E. R., Green, M., Gurning, J., Heuerman, A. C., Huerta, M., Marks, M., Ov, J., Overton-Harris, P., & Olson, L. E. (2018). Need for a neutral speaking period in psychosocial stress testing. Journal of Psychophysiology. Advance online publication: https://doi.org/10.1027/0269-8803/a000228.
  • Lee, H. J., Tran, D. D., Mathews, C. L., & Morrell, H. E. R. (2018). Smoking, ADHD, and problematic video game use: A structural modeling approach. Cyberpsychology, Social Networking, and Behavior. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2017.0429.
  • Emerson, N. D., Morrell, H. E. R., Neece, C. L., Tapanes, D., & Distelberg, B. J. (2018). Longitudinal model predicting self-concept in pediatric chronic illness. Family Process. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1111/famp.12361.
  • Hilton, B. T., Betancourt, H., Morrell, H. E. R., Lee, H. J., & Doegey, J. A. (2018). Substance abuse among American Indians and Alaska Natives: An integrative cultural framework for advancing research. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. Advance online publication: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-017-9869-1.
  • Emerson, N. D., Morrell, H. E. R., Boyd, K., & Distelberg, B. J. (in press). Preliminary validation of a self-efficacy scale for pediatric chronic illness. Child: Care, Health & Development.
  • Herbozo, S. M., Stevens, S. D., Moldovan, C., & Morrell, H. E. R. (2017). Positive comments, negative outcomes? The potential downsides of appearance-related commentary in ethnically diverse women. Body Image21, 6-14.

Presentations

  • Lee, H. J., Millham, B., Lee, K., & Morrell, H. E. R. (2021, August). Correlates of problematic gambling as correlates of problematic video game use. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American  Psychological Association, San Diego, CA. 
  • Millham, B., Lee, K., Lee, H. J., & Morrell, H. E. R. (2021, April). Depression as a mediator between combat zone experience and substance abuse and dependence among veterans. Poster presented at the Virtual Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association.
  • Bennet, N., Herbozo, S. M., & Morrell, H. E. R. (2019, August). Body dissatisfaction, verbal commentary, social influences, and cigarette smoking. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Cosanella, T., Morrell, H. E. R., Youkhaneh, N., & Bennett, N. (2019, April). Demographic moderators of the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and cigarette smoking. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Pasadena, CA.
  • Martinez, S. N., Herbozo, S. M., Lee, H. J., Tran, D. D., & Morrell, H. E. R. (2019, April). Body dissatisfaction, perceived consequences of smoking, and weight control smoking. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Pasadena, CA.
  • Youkhaneh, N., Cosanella, T., Morrell, H. E. R., & Bennett, N. (2019, April). Adult sexual assault, adverse childhood experiences, and smoking outcomes among veterans. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Pasadena, CA.
  • Martinez, S. N., Morrell, H. E.R., Herbozo, S., Lim, D., & Bolivar, G. (2018, August). Racial/ethnic differences in weight control smoking between men and women. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Lee, H. J., Tran, D. D., Bennett, N., Cosanella, T., Youkhaneh, N., & Morrell, H. E. R. (2018, April). Smoking, ADHD, and problematic video game use: A structural modeling approach. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
  • Mahtani, N., Emerson, N. D, Morrell, H. E. R., Neece, C., Boyd, K. C., & Distelberg, B. (2017, August). Preliminary validation of the pediatric rating of chronic illness self-efficacy. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Tran, D. D., Morrell, H. E. R., Mathews, C. L., Jhawar, A., & Artinyan, E. G. (2017, August). E-cigarette use, video game addiction, and nicotine dependence. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Emerson, N. D, Mahtani, N., Morrell, H. E. R., Neece, C., Boyd, K. C., & Distelberg, B. (2017, May). Predictors of self-efficacy in pediatric chronic illness: The role of race, parent education, and   self-reported depression. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.
  • Lee, H. J., Tran, D. D., Cosanella, T., Youkhaneh, N., & Morrell, H. E. R. (2017, April). Cigarette smoking, video game use, and enjoyment of video games. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Sacramento, CA.
  • Mathews, C. L., Morrell, H. E. R., Tran, D., Molle, J. E., Artinyan, E. G., & Jhawar, A. (2017, April). Video game addiction, video game use, and cigarette smoking. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Sacramento, CA.
  • Emerson, N. D., Morrell, H. E. R., Neece, C. L., & Distelberg, B. (2017, March). Multi-level model of self-concept, depression, and parent-child attachment in pediatric chronic illness. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.