Steven Beach

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can sample-specific simulations help detect low base-rate taxonicity?
    Steven R H Beach
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:446-61. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Affective disorders
    Steven Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 111 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:247-61. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Directive and nondirective spousal support: differential effects?
    Steven R H Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 111 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athensa 30602, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 32:465-77. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Describing relationship problems in DSM-V: toward better guidance for research and clinical practice
    Steven R H Beach
    Departmetn of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, and The Children s Hospital, Denver, CO, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:359-68. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Relational disorders and relational processes in diagnostic practice: introduction to the special section
    Steven R H Beach
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:353-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The taxometrics of marriage: is marital discord categorical?
    Steven R H Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:276-85. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Is depression taxonic, dimensional, or both?
    Steven R H Beach
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:228-36. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Depression, marital satisfaction and communication in couples: investigating gender differences
    Barbara Gabriel
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Behav Ther 41:306-16. 2010
  9. pmc 5-HTTLPR status moderates the effect of early adolescent substance use on risky sexual behavior
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605 4527, USA
    Health Psychol 29:471-6. 2010
  10. pmc Methylation at 5HTT mediates the impact of child sex abuse on women's antisocial behavior: an examination of the Iowa adoptee sample
    Steven R H Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, 510 Boyd GSRC, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:83-7. 2011

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Can sample-specific simulations help detect low base-rate taxonicity?
    Steven R H Beach
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:446-61. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Affective disorders
    Steven Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 111 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:247-61. 2003
    ..Future directions for research are suggested and public policy implications are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Directive and nondirective spousal support: differential effects?
    Steven R H Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 111 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athensa 30602, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 32:465-77. 2006
    ..Gender differences and complications introduced by partner dysphoria suggest some situations in which directive support may be particularly difficult to provide effectively. Implications for couple therapy are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Describing relationship problems in DSM-V: toward better guidance for research and clinical practice
    Steven R H Beach
    Departmetn of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, and The Children s Hospital, Denver, CO, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:359-68. 2006
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of potential concerns about expansion of attention to relational processes in the DSM-V...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relational disorders and relational processes in diagnostic practice: introduction to the special section
    Steven R H Beach
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:353-5. 2006
    ..Jointly, the articles make it clear that the authors can improve on the current treatment of relational processes in the DSM and that there is a solid foundation of family research that can inform any discussion on this topic...
  6. ncbi request reprint The taxometrics of marriage: is marital discord categorical?
    Steven R H Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:276-85. 2005
    ..Implications for marital assessment are outlined...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is depression taxonic, dimensional, or both?
    Steven R H Beach
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:228-36. 2003
    ..We then demonstrate taxonicity using items focused on somatic symptoms and reflective of disruption of multiple homeostatic mechanisms. Results suggest that item selection is central to the determination of taxonicity in depression...
  8. doi request reprint Depression, marital satisfaction and communication in couples: investigating gender differences
    Barbara Gabriel
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Behav Ther 41:306-16. 2010
    ..Our results suggest the need for a gender-sensitive model of the link between marital interaction and depression...
  9. pmc 5-HTTLPR status moderates the effect of early adolescent substance use on risky sexual behavior
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605 4527, USA
    Health Psychol 29:471-6. 2010
    ..This VNTR has been associated with risk-taking behavior...
  10. pmc Methylation at 5HTT mediates the impact of child sex abuse on women's antisocial behavior: an examination of the Iowa adoptee sample
    Steven R H Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, 510 Boyd GSRC, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:83-7. 2011
    ....
  11. pmc Child maltreatment moderates the association of MAOA with symptoms of depression and antisocial personality disorder
    Steven R H Beach
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:12-20. 2010
    ....
  12. pmc Participation in a family-centered prevention program decreases genetic risk for adolescents' risky behaviors
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Pediatrics 124:911-7. 2009
    ..important question in pediatric medicine: can participation in an efficacious preventive intervention ameliorate the risk that a genetic vulnerability factor is hypothesized to confer on increases in risk behaviors across preadolescence?..
  13. doi request reprint Prevention effects moderate the association of 5-HTTLPR and youth risk behavior initiation: gene x environment hypotheses tested via a randomized prevention design
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 80:645-61. 2009
    ..Control youths at genetic risk initiated risk behavior at twice the rate of SAAF youths at genetic risk and youths not at genetic risk in either condition...
  14. doi request reprint Change in caregiver depression in response to parent training: genetic moderation of intervention effects
    Steven R H Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:112-7. 2009
    ....
  15. pmc Parenting moderates a genetic vulnerability factor in longitudinal increases in youths' substance use
    Gene H Brody
    University of Georgia, Center for Family Research, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:1-11. 2009
    ..This study demonstrates that parenting processes have the potential to ameliorate genetic risk...
  16. pmc Differential susceptibility to parenting among African American youths: testing the DRD4 hypothesis
    Steven R H Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:513-21. 2010
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Change in caregiver depression as a function of the Strong African American Families Program
    Steven R H Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:241-52. 2008
    ..Results support the link between reduced depressive symptoms and stronger family relationships, particularly the importance of enhanced parenting efficacy in alleviating depressive symptoms...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender symmetry in dating intimate partner violence: does similar behavior imply similar constructs?
    Jennifer J Cercone
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
    Violence Vict 20:207-18. 2005
    ..However, gender asymmetries were found in the context, function, and experience of fear. These findings suggest that gender-sensitive approaches are crucial to the understanding of dating IPV...
  19. doi request reprint Screening for marital and relationship discord
    Mark A Whisman
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:247-54. 2009
    ..Taxon classification based on the brief scale demonstrated good short-term stability. The scale is easily administered and scored, making it appropriate for use in clinical and research settings...
  20. doi request reprint Is marital discord taxonic and can taxonic status be assessed reliably? Results from a national, representative sample of married couples
    Mark A Whisman
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:745-55. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation and attitudes toward suicide
    Brandon E Gibb
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University SUNY, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:12-8. 2006
    ..Specifically, among men, levels of hopelessness and depressive symptoms were significantly related to suicidal ideation among only those with relatively positive attitudes toward suicide...
  22. ncbi request reprint Forgiveness and conflict resolution in marriage
    Frank D Fincham
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14260 4110, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:72-81. 2004
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of the importance of forgiveness for marital conflict and its implications for spouse goals. Future research directions on forgiveness are outlined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal relations between forgiveness and conflict resolution in marriage
    Frank D Fincham
    Family Institute, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1490, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:542-5. 2007
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of the direction of effect between forgiveness and conflict resolution and of the mechanisms that might link them...
  24. pmc MAOA methylation is associated with nicotine and alcohol dependence in women
    Robert A Philibert
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:565-70. 2008
    ..10). We conclude that methylation of MAOA may play a significant role in common psychiatric illness and that further examination of epigenetic processes at this locus is in order...

Research Grants3

  1. Advice and Support: Self-Evaluation Considerations
    Steven Beach; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In the context of greater collective orientation, social comparison processes may unfold differently. ..