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William Watkins

William Watkins

Assistant Professor


Dunes Medical / Professional Building 2135

(219) 980-6607

Office Hours

Tuesday 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.


Publications - Books, Chapters, Encyclopedia entries

Watkins, W.C. (2013). The Illicit Use of ADHD Medication among High School Students: A Theoretical Contextualization. Saarbrucken, GER: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.

Publications - Peer reviewed journal articles

Watkins, W.C. (2016). Prescription drug misuse among college students: A comparison of motivational typologies. Journal of drug issues, 46(3), 216-233.

Watkins, W.C.  (2016). A social learning approach to prescription drug misuse among college students. Deviant behavior, 37(6), 601-614.

Ford, J.A., & Watkins, W.C. (2012). Adolescent nonmedical prescription drug use. Prevention researcher1, 3-6.

Ford, J.A., Watkins, W.C., & Blumenstein, L. (2011). Correlates of Salvia divinorum use in a national sample: findings from the 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Addictive behaviors36(11), 1032-1037.

Watkins, W.C., & Ford, J.A. (2011). Prescription drug misuse among Asian-American adults: results from a National Survey. Substance use & misuse,46(13), 1700-1708.

Manuscripts in Preparation 

Watkins W.C.  A comparison of drinking dynamics among dorm and non-dorm residing college students in the US.

Watkins, W.C. Measuring the effects of strain and psychological distress on substance use among young adults.

Watkins, W.C. Community level risk factors for criminal involvement of urban adolescents

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