Carnegie Mellon University


  • Clark, K., Lunn, M., Lev, E., Trujillo, M. A., Lubensky, M., Capriotti, M., Obedin-Maliver, J., Flentje, A. (accepted). State level policies and their association with victimization among sexual and gender minority people. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 9916. [PDF]
  • Trujillo, M. A. & Mendes, W. B. (2021). An ignored minority status: Social and physical consequences of LGBQ individuals living in a biased societySocial and Personality Psychology Compass15(10), e12638. [PDF]
  • Corona, R., McDonald, S. E., Hitti, S., Avila, M., Trujillo, M. A., Cox, J. R., Velazquez, E., Edgar, K., Hershner, L., Benzel, G. K., Matijczak, A., Gordon, C. A., Ascencio, I., & Moreno, O. (2020). Training Spanish-speaking Latinx adults in mental health first aid: A pilot feasibility trialPsi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 25(3), 260-271. [PDF]

  • Cariello, A. N., Perrin, P. B., Rodriguez Aguedelo, Y., Olivera Plaza, S. L., Quijano, M. C., Trujillo, M. A., Arango-Lasprilla, J. C. (2020). Predictors of longitudinal depression trajectories after traumatic brain injury in Latin America: A multi-site studyNeurorehabilitation46(2), 205-212. [PDF]

  • Trujillo, M. A., Perrin, P. B., Henry, R. S., & Rabinovitch, A. E. (2020). Heterosexism and suicidal ideation: Racial differences in the impact of social support among sexual minority adultsCrisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 41(6), 429–436.

  • Trujillo, M. A., Smith, E. R., Griffin, S., Williams, A. B., Perrin, P. B., & Rybarczyk, B. (2020). Predictors of alcohol use in safety-net primary care: Classism, religiosity, and raceJournal of Addiction2020, article ID: 5916318. [PDF]

  • Perrin, P. B., Sutter, M. E., Trujillo, M. A., Henry, R. S., & Pugh, M. (2020). The minority strengths model: Development and initial path analytic validation in racially/ethnically diverse LGBTQ individualsJournal of Clinical Psychology76(1), 118-136. [PDF]

  • Cariello, A. N., Perrin, P. B., Derlan, C. L., Espinoza, G. A., Morlett-Paredes, A., Moreno, O. A., & Trujillo, M. A. (2020). Moderating influence of enculturation on the relations between minority stressors and physical health via anxiety in Latinx immigrants. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 26(3), 356–366. [PDF]
  • Burnette, C. B., Kwitowski, M., Trujillo, M. A., & Perrin, P. B. (2019). Body appreciation in lesbian, bisexual, and queer women: Examining a model of social support, resilience, and self-esteemHealth Equity3(1), 238-245. [PDF]

  • Smith, E. R., Sutter, M. E., Trujillo, M. A., Perrin, P. B., & Henry, R. S. (2019). A latent class analytic approach using world-view orientations to predict classist ideologyJournal of Poverty, 23(3), 253-268. [PDF]

  • Sutter, M., Rabinovitch, A.E., Trujillo, M. A., Perrin, P. B., & Goldberg-Looney, L. (2019). Patterns of intimate partner violence victimization and perpetration among sexual minority women: A latent class analysisViolence Against Women, 25(5), 572-592. [PDF]

  • Baylor Williams, A., Smith, E. R., Trujillo, M. A., Perrin, P. B., Griffin, S., & Rybarczyk, B. (2019). Common health problems in safety-net primary care: Modeling the roles of trauma history and mental health. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 75(1), 146-164. [PDF]

  • Barsell, D. J., Everhart, R. S., Miadich, S. A., Trujillo, M. A. (2018). Examining health behaviors, health literacy, and self-efficacy in college students with chronic conditionsAmerican Journal of Health Education, 49(5), 305-311. [PDF]

  • Sutter, M. E., Perrin, P. B., & Trujillo, M. A. (2018). Understanding the association between discrimination and depression among sexual minority people of color: Evidence for diminishing returns of socioeconomic statusJournal of Clinical Psychology, 74(6), 940-952. [PDF]

  • Perrin, P. B., Smith, E. R., Trujillo, M. A., Rabinovitch, A., & Coy, A. E. (2017). Differential effects of the U.S. supreme court’s same-sex marriage decision on national support for gay rights and prejudiceSexuality Research and Social Policy15(3), 342-352. [PDF]

  • Trujillo, M. A., Khoddam, R., Greenberg, J. B., Dyal, S. R., Ameringer, K. J., Zvolensky, M. J., & Leventhal, A. M. (2017). Distress tolerance as a correlate of tobacco dependence and motivation: Incremental relations over and above anxiety and depressive symptomsBehavioral Medicine, 43(2), 120-128. [PDF]

  • Trujillo, M. A., Perrin, P. B., Sutter, M., Tabaac, A. R., Benotsch, E. G. (2017). The buffering role of social support on the associations among discrimination, mental health, and suicidality in a transgender sampleInternational Journal of Transgenderism18(1), 39-52. [PDF]

  • Trujillo, M. A., Perrin, P. B., Elnasseh, A., Pierce, B. S., & Mickens, M. (2016). Personality traits in college students and caregiving for a relative with a chronic health conditionJournal of Aging Research, 2016, Article ID 3650927.  [PDF]
  • Trujillo, M. A., Perrin, P. B., Doser, K. B., & Norup, A. (2016). Using personality traits to construct linear growth models of mental health in family members of individuals with severe brain injuryRehabilitation Psychology, 61(4), 389-396. [PDF]
  • Elnasseh, A., Trujillo, M. A., Peralta, S. V., Stolfi, M. E., Morelli, E., Perrin, P. B., & Arango-Lasprilla, J. C. (2016). Family dynamics and personal strengths among dementia caregivers in ArgentinaInternational Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Article ID 2386728. [PDF]
  • Drazdowski, T. K., Perrin, P. B., Trujillo, M. A., Sutter, M., Benotsch, E. G., & Snipes, D. J. (2016). Structural equation modeling of the effects of racism, heterosexism, and internalized oppression on illicit drug use in LGBTQ people of colorDrug and Alcohol Dependence, 159, 255-262. [PDF]
  • Trujillo, M. A., Perrin, P. B., Panyavin, I., Peralta, S. V., Stolfi, M. E., Morelli, E., & Arango-Lasprilla, J. C. (2016). Mediation of family dynamics, personal strengths, and mental health in dementia caregiversJournal of Latina/o Psychology, 4(1), 1-17. [PDF]
  • Tabaac, A. R., Perrin, P. B., & Trujillo, M. A. (2015). Multiple mediational model of outness, social support, mental health, and wellness behavior in ethnically diverse lesbian, bisexual, and queer womenLGBT Health, 2(3), 243-249. [PDF]
  • Panyavin, I., Trujillo. M. A., Peralta, S. V., Stolfi, M. E., Morelli, E., Perrin, P. B., Peña Lasa, J., Arango-Lasprilla, J. C. (2015). Examining the influence of family dynamics on quality of care by informal caregivers of alzheimer’s dementia patients in ArgentinaAmerican Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 30(6), 613-621; [PDF]
  • Leventhal, A. M., Trujillo, M., Ameringer, K., Tidey, J. W., Sussman, S., & Kahler, C. W. (2014). Anhedonia and the relative reward value of drug and non-drug reinforcers in tobacco addictionJournal of Abnormal Psychology, 123(2), 375-386. [PDF]
  • Quinn, A. M., Sekimura, S., Pang, R., Trujillo, M., Kahler, C. W., & Leventhal, A. M. (2013). Hostility as a predictor of affective changes during acute tobacco withdrawalNicotine and Tobacco Research, 16(3), 335-342. [PDF]
  • Leventhal, A. M., Greenberg, J. B., Trujillo, M. A., Ameringer, K. J., Lisha, N., Pang, R., & Monterosso, J. (2013).  Positive and negative affect as predictors of urge to smoke: Temporal factors and mediational pathwaysPsychology of Addictive Behaviors, 27(1), 262-267. [PDF]
  • Wong, M., Krajišnik, A., Truong, L., Lisha, N., Trujillo, M., Greenberg, J. B., Kahler, C. W., Zvolensky, M. J., & Leventhal, A. M. (2012). Anxiety sensitivity as a predictor of acute subjective effects of smokingNicotine & Tobacco Research15(6), 1084-1090. [PDF]
  • Greenberg, J. B., Ameringer, K. J., Trujillo, M. A., Sun, P., Sussman, S., Brightman, M., Pitts, S. R., & Leventhal, A. M. (2012). Associations between posttraumatic stress disorder symptom clusters and cigarette smokingPsychology of Addictive Behaviors. 26(1), 89-98. [PDF]

Book Chapters

  • Trujillo, M. A., Tabaac, A. R., Wall, C. J. (2018). Gender dysphoria in children and adolescents. In J. C. Arango-Lasprilla, I. Romero-García, N. Hewitt- Ramírez & W. Rodríguez (Eds.) Psychological and Neurological Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence.

  • Trujillo, M. A. (invited submission). Coping with stigma. In J. Gross & B. Ford (Eds), Handbook of Emotion Regulation (3rd ed.). New York: Guilford.

Under Review

  • Clark, K., Lunn, M., Lev, E., Trujillo, M. A., Lubensky, M., Capriotti, M., Obedin-Maliver, J., Flentje, A. (revise and resubmit). State level policies and their association with victimization among sexual and gender minority peoplePLOS One

  • Giano, Z. D., Trujillo, M. A., & Hubach, R. D. (revise and resubmit). Sexual minority methamphetamine use disparitiesLGBT Health.

In Preparation

  • Trujillo, M. A., Newman, C., Locke, K., & Mendes, W. B. - Physiological, affective, and behavioral consequences to discrimination among sexual minority adults. 

  • Newman, D., Trujillo, M. A., Locke, K., & Mendes, W. B. - Socioeconomic status and daily stress.

  • Trujillo, M. A., Beccia, A., Giano, Z. D., & Hubach, R. D. - An intersectional analysis of tobacco use disparities among sexual minorities: Results from NSDUH 2015-2018.

  • Trujillo, M. A., Ceja, A., Mangosing, D., & Flentje, A. - Victimization and harassment in sexual and gender minority adults: The role of disability status.

  • Trujillo, M. A. & Flentje, A. - Victimization and harassment in sexual and gender minority adults: The role of socioeconomic status.

  • Trujillo, M. A., McIntyre, K., Sutter, M. E., Russell, D., & Perrin, P. B. - News consumption and cultural identity: Predictors of physiological response to police violence.