Karen

Journal Publications

Williamson, L. E. A., Robertson, D. W., Gibson, K. A. V., Heimlich, M., Sangster, S. L., & Lawson, K. L. (in press). Evaluate This! A Case for Developing Evaluation Competencies. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation.

Couture, J. L., Sangster, S. L., Williamson, L. E., & Lawson, K. L. (2016). The differential impact of social perspective on women and men. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 34(2), 210-220.

Sangster, S., & Lawson, K. (2015). Is any press good press? The impact of media portrayals of infertility on young adults' perceptions of infertility. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 37(12):1072-1078.

Williamson, L. E. & Lawson, K. L. (2015). Young women’s intentions to delay childbearing: A test of the theory of planned behaviour. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 33(2), 205-213.

Sangster, S., & Lawson, K. (2014) “Falling down the rabbit hole’: The construction of infertility in print media. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 32, 486-496. doi:10.1080/02646838.2014.962016

Williamson L.E.A, Lawson K.L., Downe PJ, Pierson RA. (2014). Informed reproductive decision-making: The impact of providing fertility information on fertility knowledge and intentions to delay childbearing. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 36, 400-405.

Lawson K.L., Bayly M. & Cey E. (2013). Judgments of pregnancy and parental fitness toward women with HIV/AIDS. AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 25, 676-679.

K.L. Lawson, K. Carlson, & J.M. Shynkaruk (2012). The portrayal of Down syndrome in prenatal screening information pamphlets. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 34, 760-768.

K. Colwell, M.E. Lujan, K.L. Lawson, R.A. Pierson & D.R. Chizen (2010).Women’s perceptions of polycystic ovary syndrome following participation in a clinical research study: Implications for knowledge, feelings, and daily health practices. Canadian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 32, 453-459.

K.L. Lawson & S. Walls-Ingram, 2010. Selective abortion for Down syndrome: The relation between the quality of intergroup contact, parenting expectations and reproductive preferences. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40, 554-578.

S.K. Yaremko & K.L Lawson*, 2007. Gender, internalization of expressive traits and expectations of parenting. Sex Roles, 57, 675-687.

K.L. Lawson* & R.A. Pierson, 2007. Maternal decisions regarding prenatal diagnosis: rational choices or sensible decisions? Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 29, 240-246.

K.L. Lawson* & S.I. Turriff-Jonasson, 2006. Maternal serum screening and psychosocial attachment to pregnancy. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 60, 371-378

K.L. Lawson, 2006. Expectations of the parenting experience and willingness to consider selective abortion for Down syndrome. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 24, 43-59.

K.L. Lawson, 2004. Development and psychometric properties of the Perceptions of Parenting Inventory. The Journal of Psychology, 138, 433-455

K.L. Lawson, 2003. Perceptions for accountability for the birth of a disabled child as a function of prenatal diagnostic testing. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 33, 76-90.

K.L. Lawson, 2001. Contemplating selective reproduction: The subjective appraisal of parenting a child with a disability. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 19(1), 73-82.