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  1. Lifetime exposure to family violence: implications for the health status of older African American women.

    Journal of Women's Health- New York 18(2):171 (2009) PMID 19183088 PMCID PMC2945718

    Family violence among older women encompasses intimate partner violence (IPV) and elder maltreatment, both linked to poor health status. Little is known about the association between family violence and the health status of older innercity African American women. One hundred fifty-eight African Amer...
  2. Relational disorders and relational processes in diagnostic practice: introduction to the special section.

    Journal of Family Psychology 20(3):353 (2006) PMID 16937990

    The special section addresses a number of salient issues that will arise as the revision process for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) unfolds and the role of relational processes in mental health is considered. This collection of articles, which emphasize historical, c...
  3. Incorporating mental health into bioterrorism response planning.

    Public Health Reports 120 Suppl 1:16 (2005) PMID 16025703 PMCID PMC2569982

  4. Festschrift in honor of Lynn P. Rehm, PhD, ABPP.

    Journal of Clinical Psychology 65(12):1255 (2009) PMID 19842146

  5. Family and community factors that predict internalizing and externalizing symptoms in low-income, African-American children: a preliminary r...

    Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1008:55 (2003) PMID 14998872

    We aimed to determine which variables (mother's psychological functioning, mother's intimate partner violence status [IPV], family cohesion and adaptability, neighborhood disorder) uniquely predicted a child's internalizing distress and externalizing distress, and the amount of variance explained by...
  6. Psychotic-Spectrum Symptoms, Trauma, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Suicidal Inner-City Women

    Psychiatric Services 54(9):1290 (2003)

  7. Enhancing spiritual well-being among suicidal African American female survivors of intimate partner violence.

    Journal of Clinical Psychology 63(10):909 (2007) PMID 17828759

    Spirituality has been identified as one component of a culturally competent therapeutic intervention for African American women. The present study was designed to investigate the ability of factors, such as level of hopelessness and the use of positive religious coping strategies, to predict spiritu...
  8. Intimate partner violence and mental health symptoms in African American female ED patients

    The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 24(4):444 (2006) PMID 16787803

    Background Intimate partner violence (IPV) victims often seek care in the ED, whether for an injury from abuse or other sequelae such as mental health symptoms.
  9. The mediating roles of perceived social support and resources in the self-efficacy-suicide attempts relation among African American abused w...

    Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 70(4):942 (2002) PMID 12182277

    The authors examined whether self-efficacy among African American abused women decreased their risk of suicide attempts through the mediating influences of perceived social support from friends, perceived social support from family, and perceived effectiveness for obtaining material resources. The s...
  10. Motherhood, reasons for living, and suicidality among African American women.

    Journal of Family Psychology 27(4):600 (2013) PMID 23978322

    This report examines the protective role of motherhood against suicidal ideation among low-income African American women with a history of suicide attempts. Findings from previous studies examining the relations between family factors and suicide risks are inconsistent in this population, indicating...