Curriculum Vitae

Leslie D. Frazier, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

University Park Campus

Florida International University

Miami, Florida 33199



(*indicates graduate student co-author; ^ indicates undergraduate student co-author)

Frazier, L. D., Hayes, T. B., Nazarimehrvarani, Z.,*  Boyd, B.* (under review). The Synergistic Effect of Anxiety Sensitivity and Emotion Dysregulation on Disordered Eating. British Journal of Health Psychology.

Nazarimehrvarani, Z.,* & Frazier, L. D. (under review). Emotion regulation, emotional eating, and risk for disordered eating in college women during the transition to adulthood. New Ideas in Psychology.

Frazier, L. D., Nazarimehrvarani, Z.*, & Lucette, A.* (under review). Shaping the future: The Coactive Roles of Self-schemas and Appearance-related Possible Selves on Disordered Eating. Eating Disorders.

Frazier, L. D., Schwartz, B. L., & Metcalfe, J. (2021). The MAPS model of Self-Regulation: Integrating metacognition, agency, and possible selves.  Metacognition and Learning.

Frazier, L. D. (2020).  The past, present, and future of the Biopsychosocial Model: A review of The Biopsychosocial Model of Health and Disease: New philosophical and scientific developments by Derek Bolton and Grant Gillett. New Ideas In Psychology, 57, 100755.

*Saunders, J. F., Nichols-Lopez, K., & Frazier, L. D. (2017).  Psychometric Properties of the Intuitive Eating Scale-2 (IES-2) in a Culturally Diverse Hispanic American Sample. Eating Behaviors, 28, 1-7.

*Saunders, J. F., & Frazier, L. D. (2017) Body dissatisfaction in early adolescence: The coactive roles of cognitive and sociocultural factors.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 46(6),1246-1261.  DOI: 10.1007/s10964-016-0559-2. 


*Saunders, J. F., Frazier, L. D., & Nichols-Lopez, K. A.  (2015). Self-Esteem, Diet Self-Efficacy, Body Mass Index, and Eating Disorders: Modeling Effects in an Ethnically Diverse Sample Differences in Mediating Risk Factors. Eating and Weight Disorders. Eating and Weight Disorders: Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity. DOI 10.1007/s40519-015-0244-6.


Frazier, L. D., Vaccaro, J. A., *Garcia, S., *Fallahazad, N., *Rathi, K., *Shrestha, A., & *Perez, N.  (2015).  Diet self-efficacy and physical self-concept of college students at risk for eating disorders.  Journal of Behavioral Health, 4(4),Online First: 30 Jun, 2015. doi:10.5455/jbh.184462


Frazier, L. D., Barreto, M. L., & Newman, F. L. (2012).  Self-regulation and eudaimonic well-being across adulthood.  Experimental Aging Research, 38(4), 394-410.


*Barreto, M. L., & Frazier, L. D. (2012).  Coping with life events through possible selves.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42(7), 1785-1810.


Frazier, L. D., Newman, F. L., & Jaccard, J.  (2007). Psychosocial outcomes in later life: A multivariate model.  Psychology and Aging. 22(4), pp. 676-689


Schwartz, B. L., & Frazier, L. D.  (2005).  Tip-of-the-tongue states and aging:  Contrasting psycholinguistic and metacognitive perspectives.  Journal of General Psychology. 132(4), pp. 377-391.


Schwartz, B. L., Meissner, C. A., ^Hoffman, M., Evans, S., & Frazier, L. D.  (2004).  Event memory and misinformation effects in a gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla).  Animal Cognition, 7 (2), 93-100.


*Allen, A., Montgomery M., Tubman, J., Frazier, L., & Escovar, L.  (2003).  The effects of assessment feedback on rapport-building and self-enhancement processes.  Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 25 (3). 165-181.


*Wade, L. D., & Frazier, L. D.  (2003).  Cultural differences in possible selves during later life.  Journal of Aging Studies, 17, 251-268.


Frazier, L. D., Cotrell, V., & Hooker, K.  (2003).  Possible selves and illness:  A comparison of individuals with Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and healthy older adults. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 27(1), 1-11.


Frazier, L. D.  (2002).  Continuity and change in patterns of coping with Parkinson's disease.  International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 55(3), 207-232.


Frazier, L. D., Waid, L. D., & ^Finke, C.  (2002).  The impact of anxiety on coping and quality of life in older adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 28(12), 40-47.


Frazier, L. D., Johnson, P. M., ^Gonzalez, G. K., & *Kafka, C. L.  (2002).  Psychosocial influences on possible selves:  A comparison of three cohorts of older adults.  International Journal of Behavioral Development, 26(4), 308-317.


Hooker, K., Manoogian-O’Dell, M., Monahan, D. J., Frazier, L. D., & Shifren, K.  (2000) Does type of disease matter?  Gender differences among Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease spouse caregivers.  The Gerontologist, 40 (5), 568 – 573.


Frazier, L. D., Hooker, K., Johnson, P. M., & Kaus, C.  (2000).  Continuity and change in possible selves in later life:  A 5-year longitudinal study.  Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 22(3), 235-241.


Frazier, L. D.  (2000).  Coping with disease-related stressors in Parkinson’s disease.  The Gerontologist, 40 (1), 53 – 63.


Frazier, L. D. & *Waid, L. D.  (1999).  Influences on anxiety in later life:  The role of health status, health perceptions, and health locus of control.  Aging and Mental Health, 3(3), 213-220.


Hooker, K., Monahan, D. J., Bowman, S. R., Frazier, L. D., & Shifren, K.  (1998).  Personality counts for a lot:  Predictors of mental and physical health of spouse caregivers in two disease groups.  Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 53B, P73-P85.


Hooker, K., Frazier, L. D., & Monahan, D. J. (1994).  Personality and coping among caregivers of spouses with dementia.  The Gerontologist, 34 (3).  386-392.


Frazier, L. D., Hooker, K., & Siegler, I. C. (1993).  Longitudinal studies of aging in social and psychological gerontology.  Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 3.  415-426.


Frazier, L. & Hoyer, W. J. (1992).  Object recognition by component features:  Are there age differences?  Experimental Aging Research, 18,(1), 9-14.



Frazier, L. D.  (2020). Health Psychology, 2nd Edition.  Macmillan/Worth Publishers


Frazier, L. D.  (2018). Health Psychology.  Macmillan/Worth Publishers


Invited Book Chapters:

Frazier, L. D., & Marsh, L. M.  (2006).  Coping with Parkinson’s disease.  In M. Menza and L. Marsh (Eds.), Psychiatric Issues in Parkinson’s Disease.  London, UK:  Taylor & Francis Books Ltd.


Frazier, L. D., & Hooker, K.  (2006).  Possible selves in adult development:  Linking theory and research.  In C. Dunkel and J. Kerpelman (Eds.), Possible Selves:  Theory, research, and Application.  Huntington, NY:  Nova Science Publishers.


Frazier, L. D.  (2002).  Perceptions of control over health:  Implications for sense of self in healthy and ill older adults.  In S. Shohov (Ed.), Advances in Psychology (Vol. 10). 145-163.  New York: Nova Science Publications.


Book Reviews:

Frazier, L. D. (2020).  The past, present, and future of the Biopsychosocial Model: A review of The Biopsychosocial Model of Health and Disease: New philosophical and scientific developments by Derek Bolton and Grant Gillett. New Ideas In Psychology, 57, 100755.


Frazier, L. D. (2002).  Living with Parkinson’s Disease:  A review of Weiner, W. J., Shulman, L. M., & Lang, A. E.  (2001).  Canadian Journal of Aging, 21(2), 317-319.