MARY ANN STEPHENS

Summary

Affiliation: Kent State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Balancing parent care with other roles: interrole conflict of adult daughter caregivers
    M A Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P24-34. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Stress of parent care: positive and negative effects of women's other roles
    M A Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    Psychol Aging 12:376-86. 1997
  3. doi request reprint Spouses' use of pressure and persuasion to promote osteoarthritis patients' medical adherence after orthopedic surgery
    Mary Ann Parris Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Health Psychol 28:48-55. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Spouses use of social control to improve diabetic patients' dietary adherence
    Mary Ann Parris Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Fam Syst Health 28:199-208. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Older adults' recovery from surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee: psychosocial resources and constraints as predictors of outcomes
    Mary Ann Parris Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242 0001, USA
    Health Psychol 21:377-83. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Emotional congruence in older couples coping with wives' osteoarthritis: exacerbating effects of pain behavior
    Jennifer A Druley
    Department of Psychology, Cleveland State University, Ohio 44115, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:406-14. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Spouses' and physicians' perceptions of pain severity in older women with osteoarthritis: dyadic agreement and patients' well-being
    Julie K Cremeans-Smith
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Pain 106:27-34. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of spousal control and support on older adults' recovery from knee surgery
    Erin M Fekete
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:302-10. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Spousal support following knee surgery: roles of self-efficacy and perceived emotional responsiveness
    Cynthia M Khan
    340 Kent Hall, Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 54:28-32. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Change in the centrality of women's multiple roles: effects of role stress and rewards
    Tina R Norton
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242 0001, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S52-62. 2002

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Balancing parent care with other roles: interrole conflict of adult daughter caregivers
    M A Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P24-34. 2001
    ..Results suggest that one way parent care stress exerts its deleterious effects on the well-being of adult daughters is through the incompatible pressures of parent care and other roles...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stress of parent care: positive and negative effects of women's other roles
    M A Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    Psychol Aging 12:376-86. 1997
    ..In contrast, only the employee role supported the stress-buffering hypothesis. These findings underscore the complex relationships that often exist between women's multiple role experiences and their psychological well-being...
  3. doi request reprint Spouses' use of pressure and persuasion to promote osteoarthritis patients' medical adherence after orthopedic surgery
    Mary Ann Parris Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Health Psychol 28:48-55. 2009
    ..Patients' behavioral and emotional responses to control were examined as mediators of associations between spouses' use of two control strategies (pressure, persuasion) and patients' physical and psychological recovery...
  4. doi request reprint Spouses use of social control to improve diabetic patients' dietary adherence
    Mary Ann Parris Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Fam Syst Health 28:199-208. 2010
    ..Patients' dietary behavior, and ultimately disease management, appears to be best served when the spouse uses more positively toned and less coercive influence attempts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Older adults' recovery from surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee: psychosocial resources and constraints as predictors of outcomes
    Mary Ann Parris Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242 0001, USA
    Health Psychol 21:377-83. 2002
    ..The constraints patients encountered early in recovery were strong predictors of poor recovery. Although resources were associated with some improvement, these effects were largely accounted for by constraints...
  6. ncbi request reprint Emotional congruence in older couples coping with wives' osteoarthritis: exacerbating effects of pain behavior
    Jennifer A Druley
    Department of Psychology, Cleveland State University, Ohio 44115, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:406-14. 2003
    ..Patients who were more depressed and who engaged in high levels of pain behavior had husbands who became more depressed and angry...
  7. ncbi request reprint Spouses' and physicians' perceptions of pain severity in older women with osteoarthritis: dyadic agreement and patients' well-being
    Julie K Cremeans-Smith
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Pain 106:27-34. 2003
    ..Agreement between patients and physicians was associated with less (rather than more) self-efficacy and positive affect when compared to physicians' underestimation of patients' pain...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of spousal control and support on older adults' recovery from knee surgery
    Erin M Fekete
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:302-10. 2006
    ..In contrast, negative control strategies tended to elicit increases in negative affect. Overall, our findings revealed that the effectiveness of spousal control depended largely on the quality of support provided by the spouse...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spousal support following knee surgery: roles of self-efficacy and perceived emotional responsiveness
    Cynthia M Khan
    340 Kent Hall, Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 54:28-32. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Change in the centrality of women's multiple roles: effects of role stress and rewards
    Tina R Norton
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242 0001, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S52-62. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Instrumental help and caregivers' distress: effects of change in informal and formal help
    Shannon E Jarrott
    Department of Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 20:181-90. 2005
    ..Increases informal but not informal levels of assistance were associated with improvement in each measure of distress. Additional measures may be needed to fully understand the effects of informal and formal assistance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Spouses' provision of health-related support and control to patients participating in cardiac rehabilitation
    Melissa M Franks
    Institute of Gerontology, Karmanos Cancer Institute and Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:311-8. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that spouses' efforts to facilitate patients' healthy lifestyle behaviors are associated with patients' health behavior and mental health, but not always as spouses might intend...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of adult day services on behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia
    Elia E Femia
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Gerontologist 47:775-88. 2007
    ..This study explored whether adult day service (ADS) use was associated with reductions in behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in individuals with dementia...
  14. ncbi request reprint The caregiver stress process and health outcomes
    Juheui Son
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    J Aging Health 19:871-87. 2007
    ..The authors examine the impact of two caregiving stressors, care receivers' behavior problems (an objective stressor) and caregivers' feelings of overload (a subjective stressor), on three dimensions of caregiver health...
  15. ncbi request reprint Give day care a chance to be effective: a commentary
    Steven H Zarit
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, College Park, PA 16801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P195-6; discussion P197-9. 2003

Research Grants6

  1. Mind-Body Interactions in Management of Type 2 Diabetes
    MARY ANN STEPHENS; Fiscal Year: 2007
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