W R Schumm

Summary

Affiliation: Kansas State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A reply to Belkin's argument that ending the "gay ban" will not influence military performance
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:637-40. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Response to Kirkpatrick (2004): differential risk theory and lesbian parenthood
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:1203-6. 2004
  3. pmc Neurologic adverse events associated with smallpox vaccination in the United States--response and comment on reporting of headaches as adverse events after smallpox vaccination among military and civilian personnel
    Walter R Schumm
    BMC Med 4:27. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Re-analysis of Sageman's (2004) and Pape's (2005) data predicting Al'Qaeda membership and suicide terrorism
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 98:915-7. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Unanswered questions and ethical issues concerning US biodefence research
    W R Schumm
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, 66506 1403, USA
    J Med Ethics 35:594-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of citations across multidisciplinary psychology journals: a case study of two independent journals
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 106:314-22. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Re-evaluation of the "no differences" hypothesis concerning gay and lesbian parenting as assessed in eight early (1979-1986) and four later (1997-1998) dissertations
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall 311, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 103:275-304. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence of pro-homosexual bias in social science: citation rates and research on lesbian parenting
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 106:374-80. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Statistical requirements for properly investigating a null hypothesis
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 107:953-71. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A discriminant analysis of Whissell's New Testament data: on the statistical trail of the author of Hebrews
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 98:274-6. 2006

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Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint A reply to Belkin's argument that ending the "gay ban" will not influence military performance
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:637-40. 2004
    ..A variety of issues, especially sexual asymmetries, are cited as reasons that would make open acceptance of homosexuality problematic in the military as well as the enforcement of sexual harassment regulations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Response to Kirkpatrick (2004): differential risk theory and lesbian parenthood
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:1203-6. 2004
    ..Considerations of differential risk within social exchange theory may be useful when examining views that equate gay and lesbian relationships with mixed-gender relationships at the macrosociological level...
  3. pmc Neurologic adverse events associated with smallpox vaccination in the United States--response and comment on reporting of headaches as adverse events after smallpox vaccination among military and civilian personnel
    Walter R Schumm
    BMC Med 4:27. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Re-analysis of Sageman's (2004) and Pape's (2005) data predicting Al'Qaeda membership and suicide terrorism
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 98:915-7. 2006
    ..Results support the theory that nationalism fuels much of Middle Eastern resentment against allied nations...
  5. doi request reprint Unanswered questions and ethical issues concerning US biodefence research
    W R Schumm
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, 66506 1403, USA
    J Med Ethics 35:594-8. 2009
    ..The medical ethics and related issues involved with continuing to base national biodefence and public health policy on unclear, if not contradictory, research are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of citations across multidisciplinary psychology journals: a case study of two independent journals
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 106:314-22. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Re-evaluation of the "no differences" hypothesis concerning gay and lesbian parenting as assessed in eight early (1979-1986) and four later (1997-1998) dissertations
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall 311, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 103:275-304. 2008
    ..Also, more recent research on gay and lesbian parenting continues to be flawed by many of the same limitations as previous research in this area of study, including overlooked suppressor effects...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence of pro-homosexual bias in social science: citation rates and research on lesbian parenting
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 106:374-80. 2010
    ..The citation rate differences were statistically significant. Implications for this possible evidence of pro-homosexual bias in the social sciences are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Statistical requirements for properly investigating a null hypothesis
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 107:953-71. 2010
    ..Regardless of their political values or expectations, researchers should strive to test null hypotheses rigorously, in accordance with the best professional standards...
  10. ncbi request reprint A discriminant analysis of Whissell's New Testament data: on the statistical trail of the author of Hebrews
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 98:274-6. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship satisfaction for heterosexual women compared to lesbians and men in a sample of faith communities from Topeka, Kansas
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall 311, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 102:377-88. 2008
    ..22) among females than males, including among wives compared to husbands; significant linear and cubic relationships between a single-item measure of relationship social desirability and relationship satisfaction were also observed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Premarital counseling and marital satisfaction among civilian wives of military service members
    W R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 24:21-8. 1998
    ..Among couples who disagreed about having had premarital counseling, results were still favorable but less consistent. Implications for clinical practice are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Understanding mail survey response rates among male reserve component Gulf War era veterans
    W R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 87:859-80. 2000
    ..S. society were more likely to be located and to respond (once located) to a survey concerning Desert Storm-era military service and its aftermath. Implications for future Desert Storm research are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychology of the scientist: LXXXIII. An assessment of Herek's critique of the Cameron group's survey studies
    W R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 87:1123-32. 2000
    ..The best response from a scientific perspective, it is argued, is better research, not merely critical comments on existing research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comments on the Institute of Medicine's 2002 report on the safety of anthrax vaccine
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 91:187-91. 2002
    ..Omissions and limitations of that report are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relative proportion of ethical teaching versus historical events concerning Jesus in early Islamic and Christian historical documents
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall 343K, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:894-6. 2004
    ..The difference is significant statistically (p < .002). More research is needed to assess the sources of such differences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relative chronology of violent and nonviolent themes in early Christian and Islamic historical documents
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Justin Hall, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:931-2. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Predicting self-reported exposure to nerve agents by reserve component personnel during the first Persian Gulf War
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Justin 343K, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:989-92. 2004
    ..10), and also reporting having had physiological reactions to vaccines or pyridostigmine bromide pills (b = .24). Reports were not associated significantly with subjective health before the war, age, or sex...
  19. ncbi request reprint Islam and the "universal" gender difference in religious commitment: a brief report in response to Stark (2002)
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:1104-6. 2004
    ..06 to a significant p<.005, depending on the method of analysis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparing learning environments in U.S. military officer education: a brief replication
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:604-8. 2004
    ..Satisfaction with institutional support and educational facilities appears to influence perceived satisfaction with a learning environment and with preference for training sites among senior military officers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Did the defeat of Saddam Hussein reduce suicide bombing casualties and attacks in Israel? A statistical analysis
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:831-4. 2004
    ..S. invasion of Iraq, suggesting that at least one possible goal of the U.S. invasion may have been achieved, at least as averaged over the first 17 months after the invasion...
  22. ncbi request reprint What was really learned from Tasker and Golombok's (1995) study of lesbian and single parent mothers?
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:422-4. 2004
    ..For such reasons, scholars and policymakers all should be very cautious in accepting, at face value, at least some of the research being reported on gays and family life...
  23. ncbi request reprint Differential risk theory as a subset of social exchange theory: implications for making gay marriage culturally normative and for understanding stigma against homosexuals
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:208-10. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparing learning environments in U.S. military officer educational settings: a field test
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 92:1131-4. 2003
    ..Most of the subjects (72-82%) expressed a preference for attending the Command and General Staff College course at Fort Leavenworth, if given a choice...
  25. ncbi request reprint A statistical comparison of the apparent importance of various prophets within early Islamic and Christian historical documents
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:472-4. 2003
    ..Statistical analysis indicates that Jesus is cited between 4th and 11th most often among the prophets of Islam, which seemed surprising to the author, given that Jesus is considered to be the ultimate prophet by many Muslims...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pyridostigmine bromide and the long-term subjective health status of a sample of over 700 male Reserve Component Gulf War era veterans
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 90:707-21. 2002
    ..Implications for use of pyridostigmine bromide are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Self-reported changes in subjective health and anthrax vaccination as reported by over 900 Persian Gulf War era veterans
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 90:639-53. 2002
    ..We also recommend that safer alternatives to thimerosal (a mercury sodium salt, 50% mercury) be used to preserve all vaccines...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluating an all-ranks military staff ride
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:1156-8. 2003
    ..There were few differences among officers and enlisted personnel in the success of the outcomes evaluated. However, learning seemed to be maximal among those with an intermediate level of previous staff ride experience...
  29. ncbi request reprint Themes observed in early Qur'anic material: a brief commentary on Michael Sells' text, Approaching the Qur'an
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:1291-4. 2003
    ..Issues for students using Sells' text in university classes are discussed. The possibility of considering Jesus as a type of Karim (Islamic generous folk hero) is considered...
  30. ncbi request reprint A re-analysis of Price's "Islam and human rights: a case of deceptive first appearances"
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:1335-8. 2003
    ..At the same time, support for human rights may increase as Islamic governments shift from mostly secular to moderate applications of Islamic law...
  31. ncbi request reprint Family strengths and the Kansas Marital Satisfaction Scale: a factor analytic study
    W R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 88:965-73. 2001
    ..The marital satisfaction items clearly were associated with their own factor and not other factors, providing support for the unidimensional nature of the Kansas Marital Satisfaction Scale and for its construct validity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pyridostigmine bromide and the long-term subjective health status of a sample of female reserve component Gulf War veterans: a brief report
    W R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin 343K, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506-1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 88:306-8. 2001
    ..Our data suggest that use of more than 10 pills may have been especially risky with respect to long-term subjective health...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality of military professional values items: an exploratory factor analysis of data from the spring 1996 Sample Survey of Military Personnel
    Walter R Schumm
    Kansas State University, USA
    Psychol Rep 92:831-41. 2003
    ..A regression analysis indicated that the best predictors of loyalty to the Army and to the United States were job commitment and military bearing, not integrity, as had been expected...
  34. ncbi request reprint Interpreting past religious discrimination today
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:513-4. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint A brief measure of intrinsic religiosity used with a sample of military veterans
    W R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 88:351-2. 2001
    ..93). It was also found that the female veterans reported a significantly higher mean on intrinsic religiosity as measured by this scale than did the male veterans...
  36. ncbi request reprint Development of three new scales for assessing clients' perspectives on premarital counseling
    W R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 88:1071-4. 2001
    ..87) scales. Evidence for construct validity was limited with respect to demographic variables for social class, sex, and religiosity. Those who attended church more frequently and women reported lower quality of premarital counseling...
  37. ncbi request reprint Recent research on family factors and readiness: implications for military leaders
    W R Schumm
    Kansas State University, USA
    Psychol Rep 89:153-65. 2001
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality of military job satisfaction items: an exploratory factor analysis of data from the spring 1996 Sample Survey of Military Personnel
    Walter R Schumm
    Kansas State University, USA
    Psychol Rep 92:809-19. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality and reliability of a modified version of Norton's 1983 Quality Marriage Index among expectant and new Canadian mothers'
    R Roudi Nazarinia
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Justin 311, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 104:379-87. 2009
    ..Possible implications of the results are discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dissemination and evaluation of marriage education in the Army
    Scott M Stanley
    University of Denver, USA
    Fam Process 44:187-201. 2005
    ..These results have important implications for the generalizability of marriage education to diverse samples in nontraditional contexts...
  41. ncbi request reprint Accessibility to resources: helping rural women in abusive partner relationships become free from abuse
    Kathy Bosch
    Cooperative Extension, University of Nebraska, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:357-70. 2004
    ..Nonsupportive persons hindered women's access to resources and were a factor in keeping them bound in abusive relationships...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality of subscales for General Support, Informational Support, and Physical Support in the Bosch Support Measure for survivors of domestic abuse
    Kathy R Bosch
    Extension Specialist, Family Life Education, University of Nebraska, 4502 Avenue I, Scottsbluff, NE 69361, USA
    Psychol Rep 100:1273-80. 2007
    ..70. Limitations of the study are discussed along with implications for professionals working with abused rural women...
  43. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality of the Kansas Family Strengths Scale and the Kansas Marital Satisfaction Scale as revised to capture changes in marital satisfaction
    Cynthia G Akagi
    University of Kansas, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:1267-74. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the AWARE Inventory as a measure of relationship factors among a sample of high school students
    Benjamin Silliman
    Department of 4 H Youth Development, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Psychol Rep 91:480-4. 2002
    ..80) was derived. Researchers should be careful to evaluate the AWARE Inventory with their own samples before proceeding under an assumption that its scales reliably assess the 11 dimensions expected...
  45. pmc Bioterrorism and compulsory vaccination: arguments for current vaccines are based on inadequate support for older vaccines
    Walter R Schumm
    BMJ 329:977-8. 2004