Gene H Brody

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cumulative socioeconomic status risk, allostatic load, and adjustment: a prospective latent profile analysis with contextual and genetic protective factors
    Gene H Brody
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychol 49:913-27. 2013
  2. pmc Differential susceptibility to prevention: GABAergic, dopaminergic, and multilocus effects
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:863-71. 2013
  3. pmc Perceived discrimination, serotonin transporter linked polymorphic region status, and the development of conduct problems
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605 4527, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 23:617-27. 2011
  4. pmc Supportive family environments, genes that confer sensitivity, and allostatic load among rural African American emerging adults: a prospective analysis
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:22-9. 2013
  5. pmc Perceived discrimination and longitudinal increases in adolescent substance use: gender differences and mediational pathways
    Gene H Brody
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1006-11. 2012
  6. pmc Life stress, the dopamine receptor gene, and emerging adult drug use trajectories: a longitudinal, multilevel, mediated moderation analysis
    Gene H Brody
    University of Georgia, Center for Family Research, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 24:941-51. 2012
  7. pmc The Adults in the Making program: long-term protective stabilizing effects on alcohol use and substance use problems for rural African American emerging adults
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development and Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:17-28. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint The strong African American families program: prevention of youths' high-risk behavior and a test of a model of change
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:1-11. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of family risk factors on dosage and efficacy of a family-centered preventive intervention for rural African Americans
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA, 30602 4527, USA
    Prev Sci 7:281-91. 2006
  10. pmc Family-centered program deters substance use, conduct problems, and depressive symptoms in black adolescents
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Pediatrics 129:108-15. 2012

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Publications80

  1. pmc Cumulative socioeconomic status risk, allostatic load, and adjustment: a prospective latent profile analysis with contextual and genetic protective factors
    Gene H Brody
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychol 49:913-27. 2013
    ..The results suggest the public health importance of preventive interventions that enhance coping and reduce the effects of stress across childhood and adolescence...
  2. pmc Differential susceptibility to prevention: GABAergic, dopaminergic, and multilocus effects
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:863-71. 2013
    ..Randomized prevention trials provide a unique opportunity to test hypotheses about the interaction of genetic predispositions with contextual processes to create variations in phenotypes over time...
  3. pmc Perceived discrimination, serotonin transporter linked polymorphic region status, and the development of conduct problems
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605 4527, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 23:617-27. 2011
    ..These findings are consistent with resilience and differential susceptibility propositions stating that genes can both foster sensitivity to adverse events and confer protection from those events. ..
  4. pmc Supportive family environments, genes that confer sensitivity, and allostatic load among rural African American emerging adults: a prospective analysis
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:22-9. 2013
    ..These data suggest that African American youths carrying genes that confer sensitivity who are exposed to less supportive family environments may be at greater risk for adverse physical health consequences that AL presages...
  5. pmc Perceived discrimination and longitudinal increases in adolescent substance use: gender differences and mediational pathways
    Gene H Brody
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1006-11. 2012
    ..This study was designed to test hypotheses about the prospective association of adolescents' perceptions of discrimination with increases in substance use and the processes that mediate this association...
  6. pmc Life stress, the dopamine receptor gene, and emerging adult drug use trajectories: a longitudinal, multilevel, mediated moderation analysis
    Gene H Brody
    University of Georgia, Center for Family Research, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 24:941-51. 2012
    ..This finding provides an example of "second generation" Gene × Environment interaction research in which the interaction's effects on proximal risk mechanisms account for its effects on outcomes...
  7. pmc The Adults in the Making program: long-term protective stabilizing effects on alcohol use and substance use problems for rural African American emerging adults
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development and Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:17-28. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The strong African American families program: prevention of youths' high-risk behavior and a test of a model of change
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:1-11. 2006
    ..Changes in regulated, communicative parenting mediated the intervention's impact on youths' recognition of changes in parenting, which in turn was linked to changes in youths' high-risk behavior...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of family risk factors on dosage and efficacy of a family-centered preventive intervention for rural African Americans
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA, 30602 4527, USA
    Prev Sci 7:281-91. 2006
    ..The results highlight the need for engagement strategies for recruiting and retaining high-risk families in preventive interventions...
  10. pmc Family-centered program deters substance use, conduct problems, and depressive symptoms in black adolescents
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Pediatrics 129:108-15. 2012
    ..family-centered preventive intervention, the Strong African American Families-Teen (SAAF-T) program, deter conduct problems, substance use, substance use problems, and depressive symptoms among rural black adolescents across 22 months?..
  11. ncbi request reprint Perceived discrimination and the adjustment of African American youths: a five-year longitudinal analysis with contextual moderation effects
    Gene H Brody
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 77:1170-89. 2006
    ..The findings thus identify contextual variables that moderate the contribution of perceived discrimination to African American youths' adjustment...
  12. doi request reprint Psychological functioning, support for self-management, and glycemic control among rural African American adults with diabetes mellitus type 2
    Gene H Brody
    University of Georgia, Center for Family Research, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S83-90. 2008
    ..To test a contextual-ecological model of factors relevant for glycemic control in an understudied and vulnerable population of persons with diabetes mellitus Type 2...
  13. pmc Long-term effects of the strong African American families program on youths' alcohol use
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605 4527, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:281-5. 2010
    ....
  14. pmc Long-term effects of the strong African American families program on youths' conduct problems
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30605 4527, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:474-81. 2008
    ..The program is based on a contextual model in which intervention effects on parental behavior and youth protective factors are hypothesized to lead to behavior changes...
  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. 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...
  17. 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?..
  18. pmc A cascade model connecting life stress to risk behavior among rural African American emerging adults
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 22:667-78. 2010
    ..The findings supported a stress proliferation framework, in which primary stressors affect increases in secondary stressors that carry forward to influence changes in risk behaviors that can potentially compromise mental health...
  19. ncbi request reprint The Strong African American Families Program: a cluster-randomized prevention trial of long-term effects and a mediational model
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:356-66. 2006
    ..Intervention-induced changes in youth protective factors mediated the effect of group assignment on long-term changes in use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal links among parenting, self-presentations to peers, and the development of externalizing and internalizing symptoms in African American siblings
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:185-205. 2005
    ..Wave 2 self-presentations were linked indirectly with changes from Wave 1 to Wave 3 in externalizing and internalizing symptoms through their association with academic competence...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Strong African American Families Program: translating research into prevention programming
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development and Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 75:900-17. 2004
    ..Intervention-induced changes in parenting mediated the effect of intervention group influences on changes in protective factors over a 7-month period...
  22. ncbi request reprint Protective longitudinal paths linking child competence to behavioral problems among African American siblings
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research Institute for Behavioral Research, and Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 75:455-67. 2004
    ..The importance of replicating processes leading to outcomes among children in the same study is discussed...
  23. pmc Differential sensitivity to prevention programming: a dopaminergic polymorphism-enhanced prevention effect on protective parenting and adolescent substance use
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia
    Health Psychol 33:182-91. 2014
    ....
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal direct and indirect pathways linking older sibling competence to the development of younger sibling competence
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:618-28. 2003
    ..Structural equation modeling controlled for Wave 1 YS competence; thus, the model accounted for change in YS competence across 3 years...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Strong African American Families program: longitudinal pathways to sexual risk reduction
    Velma McBride Murry
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    J Adolesc Health 41:333-42. 2007
    ..To identify the mechanisms by which intervention-induced increases in adaptive parenting were associated with a reduction in sexual risk behavior among rural African American adolescents across a 29-month period...
  27. pmc Linking parental socialization to interpersonal protective processes, academic self-presentation, and expectations among rural African American youth
    Velma McBride Murry
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, GA, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:1-10. 2009
    ..The results highlight the need to disaggregate racial and ethnic socialization to attain a better understanding of the ways in which these parenting domains uniquely forecast youth self-pride and academic orientation...
  28. pmc Genetic moderation of contextual effects on negative arousal and parenting in African-American parents
    Steven R H Beach
    Center for Contextual Genetics and Prevention Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:46-55. 2012
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Unique and protective contributions of parenting and classroom processes to the adjustment of African American children living in single-parent families
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 73:274-86. 2002
    ..Further research is needed to examine processes in both family and school contexts that promote child competence and resilience...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Harsh parenting and adolescent health: a longitudinal analysis with genetic moderation
    Gene H Brody
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia
    Health Psychol 33:401-9. 2014
    ..A second purpose was to determine whether, for genetic reasons, some youths will be more sensitive than others to a harsh parenting to anger to poor health pathway...
  32. pmc Is resilience only skin deep?: rural African Americans' socioeconomic status-related risk and competence in preadolescence and psychological adjustment and allostatic load at age 19
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, GA 30602 4527 USA
    Psychol Sci 24:1285-93. 2013
    ..These results suggest that, for many rural African Americans, resilience may indeed be only "skin deep." ..
  33. pmc The contribution of community and family contexts to African American young adults' romantic relationship health: a prospective analysis
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:878-90. 2013
    ....
  34. pmc Avoiding adolescent pregnancy: a longitudinal analysis of African-American youth
    Steven M Kogan
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Adolesc Health 53:14-20. 2013
    ..Rarely, however, do studies focus on identifying the developmental processes associated with young people's avoidance of pregnancy until after adolescence...
  35. pmc The role of religiosity in the relationship between parents, peers, and adolescent risky sexual behavior
    Antoinette Landor
    Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, 305 Sanford Dr, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 40:296-309. 2011
    ..Findings also indicated the importance of messages about sexual behavior that are transmitted to adolescents by their peers. Theoretical and policy implications of the findings are discussed...
  36. pmc Integrating condom skills into family-centered prevention: efficacy of the Strong African American Families-Teen program
    Steven M Kogan
    Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:164-70. 2012
    ..Ancillary analyses were conducted to identify factors that predicted youth attendance of the condom skills unit...
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint Depressive symptomatology mediates the effect of socioeconomic disadvantage on HbA(1c) among rural African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Steven M Kogan
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    J Psychosom Res 67:289-96. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that rural African Americans' financial distress, community disadvantage, and educational attainment would predict glycemic control, indirectly, via effects on depressive symptoms...
  39. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal pathways to competence and psychological adjustment among African American children living in rural single-parent households
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 73:1505-16. 2002
    ..The data were reanalyzed controlling for Wave 1 child competence and adjustment. All paths remained significant, indicating that the model accounted for change in child competence and adjustment across 2 years...
  40. ncbi request reprint Supportive parenting moderates the effect of discrimination upon anger, hostile view of relationships, and violence among African American boys
    Ronald L Simons
    Department of Sociology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 47:373-89. 2006
    ..Second, supportive parenting lowers the risk that anger or a hostile view of relationships, when they develop, will result in violence...
  41. doi request reprint Self-regulatory problems mediate the association of contextual stressors and unprotected intercourse among rural, African American, young adult men
    Steven M Kogan
    University of Georgia, Center for Family Research, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Health Psychol 16:50-7. 2011
    ..Religious involvement and family support interacted with contextual stressors to predict diminished associations with self-regulatory problems...
  42. pmc The development of conventional sexual partner trajectories among african american male adolescents
    Steven M Kogan
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:825-34. 2013
    ..Preventive interventions designed to promote protective parenting and intrapersonal processes can be expected to promote sexual behavior trajectories characterized by abstinence or relations with very few partners. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint Correlates of elevated depressive symptoms among rural African American adults with type 2 diabetes
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:106-12. 2007
    ..The study objective was to examine the health-related and sociocontextual correlates of elevated depressive symptoms among rural African American adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  44. pmc The strong African American families-teen trial: rationale, design, engagement processes, and family-specific effects
    Steven M Kogan
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Prev Sci 13:206-17. 2012
    ....
  45. pmc Natural mentoring processes deter externalizing problems among rural African American emerging adults: a prospective analysis
    Steven M Kogan
    Department of Child and Family Development and Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 48:272-83. 2011
    ..The influence of natural mentors was most pronounced for emerging adults experiencing high levels of life stress...
  46. ncbi request reprint Linking parenting and informal mentor processes to depressive symptoms among rural African American young adult men
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:299-306. 2010
    ..Support from an informal mentor moderated the link between autonomy-promoting parenting and self-regulatory processes. Findings suggest malleable targets for intervention development with this population...
  47. pmc Risk and protective factors for unprotected intercourse among rural African American young adults
    Steven M Kogan
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:709-17. 2010
    ..Predictors were derived from ecological and self-regulatory theories of risk behavior...
  48. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood disadvantage moderates associations of parenting and older sibling problem attitudes and behavior with conduct disorders in African American children
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:211-22. 2003
    ..Future research and prevention programs should focus on the specific neighborhood processes associated with increased vulnerability for behavior problems...
  49. ncbi request reprint Risk and protective factors for substance use among African American high school dropouts
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:382-91. 2005
    ..Religious involvement directly predicted conventional peer affiliations and positive life orientation. Conventional peer affiliations mediated the other variables' influence on substance use...
  50. ncbi request reprint Metro status and African-American adolescents' risk for substance use
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 4527, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:454-7. 2006
    ..Students in rural areas reported equivalent or higher rates of substance use than did students in urban or suburban areas. Attention to substance use prevention among rural African-American students is warranted...
  51. doi request reprint Correction to beach et Al. (2013)
    Steven R H Beach
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia
    J Fam Psychol 27:329. 2013
    ..Implications for preventive intervention are discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)...
  52. pmc Impact of child sex abuse on adult psychopathology: a genetically and epigenetically informed investigation
    Steven R H Beach
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:3-11. 2013
    ..The results suggest the relevance of genetic and epigenetic processes for future theorizing regarding marital and family precursors of several forms of adult psychopathology. Implications for preventive intervention are discussed...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint The influence of high school dropout on substance use among African American youth
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 4:35-51. 2005
    ..Compared with students, dropout youth were 1.6 times more likely to smoke cigarettes and 1.3 times more likely to smoke marijuana. Partial mediational effects emerged for problem behavior and use of cigarettes and marijuana...
  55. ncbi request reprint Dopamine receptor gene d4 polymorphisms and early sexual onset: gender and environmental moderation in a sample of african-american youth
    Steven M Kogan
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 55:235-40. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that DRD4 status would amplify the influence of both positive and negative neighborhood environments on early sexual onset among male, but not female, African-Americans...
  56. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal pathways to psychological adjustment among Black youth living in single-parent households
    Sooyeon Kim
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:305-13. 2005
    ..The hypothesized model was retested, controlling for Wave 1 youth externalizing and internalizing behaviors. All paths remained significant, indicating that the model accounted for change in youth psychological adjustment across 4 years...
  57. ncbi request reprint Partnering with community stakeholders: engaging rural African American families in basic research and The Strong African American Families Preventive Intervention Program
    Velma McBride Murry
    Center for Family Research, Institute for Behavioral Research, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:271-83. 2004
    ..The Center's researchers have formulated future directions for engaging rural families in basic research and preventive intervention programs...
  58. pmc Catecholamine levels and delay discounting forecast drug use among African American youths
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Addiction 109:1112-8. 2014
    ....
  59. pmc Economic analysis of a multi-site prevention program: assessment of program costs and characterizing site-level variability
    Phaedra S Corso
    Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, 110 E Clayton St, Suite 300, Athens, GA 30602 5001, USA
    Prev Sci 14:447-56. 2013
    ....
  60. pmc Demethylation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor repressor as a biomarker for nascent smokers
    Robert A Philibert
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Epigenetics 7:1331-8. 2012
    ..We also suggest that the AHRR/AHR pathway may be functional in the response of peripheral white blood cells to tobacco smoke exposure...
  61. 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
    ....
  62. 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
    ....
  63. pmc Interaction between 5-HTTLPR polymorphism and abuse history on adolescent African-American females' condom use behavior following participation in an HIV prevention intervention
    Jessica M Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Room 570, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Prev Sci 15:257-67. 2014
    ..Doing so may improve the efficacy of STI/HIV prevention programs for adolescent women who have experienced abuse in their lifetime. ..
  64. pmc Differential impact of cumulative SES risk on methylation of protein-protein interaction pathways as a function of SLC6A4 genetic variation in African American young adults
    Steven R H Beach
    Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, United States Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 96:28-34. 2014
    ..No genotype effect emerged for either women or men at low SES risk. Methylation patterns provide guidance in identifying pathways by which genetic susceptibility is transformed into adverse outcomes years later. ..
  65. ncbi request reprint Families and risk: prospective analyses of familial and social influences on adolescent substance use
    Elizabeth A Pomery
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, 50011, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:560-70. 2005
    ..This interaction was stronger for families living in high-risk neighborhoods. Finally, siblings' willingness buffered the impact of peer use on targets' later use: Low sibling BW was associated with less evidence of peer influence...
  66. ncbi request reprint Economic pressure in African American families: a replication and extension of the family stress model
    Rand D Conger
    Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis 95616 8523, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:179-93. 2002
    ..The results provide significant support for the family stress model of economic hardship and its generalizability to diverse populations...
  67. ncbi request reprint Positive parenting and child psychosocial adjustment in inner-city single-parent African American families. The role of maternal optimism
    Deborah J Jones
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, P O Box 6040, Morgantown, WV 26506 6040, USA
    Behav Modif 26:464-81. 2002
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Placement shift, sibling relationship quality, and child outcomes in foster care: a controlled study
    L Oriana Linares
    Child Study Center, New York University New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:736-43. 2007
    ..These findings highlight the importance of considering relationships between siblings and the risk that one poses to another before early placement decisions are made...
  69. pmc African American children's depressive symptoms: the prospective effects of neighborhood disorder, stressful life events, and parenting
    Misaki N Natsuaki
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 51 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 39:163-76. 2007
    ..The importance of examining correlates of depressive symptoms from a contextual framework, focusing on individuals, families, and neighborhood contexts, is emphasized...
  70. ncbi request reprint Parenting behaviors and the occurrence and co-occurrence of depressive symptoms and conduct problems among african american children
    Irene J Kim
    University of California, Department of Human and Community Development, Davis, CA, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:571-83. 2003
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Self-control, symptomatology, and substance use precursors: test of a theoretical model in a community sample of 9-year-old children
    Thomas A Wills
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:205-15. 2007
    ..Multiple-group analyses indicated gender differences in paths from symptomatology to predisposing factors. Implications for understanding vulnerability to substance use are discussed...
  72. ncbi request reprint Contextual amplification of pubertal transition effects on deviant peer affiliation and externalizing behavior among African American children
    Xiaojia Ge
    Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:42-54. 2002
    ..Early-maturing children with harsh and inconsistent parents were significantly more likely to have externalizing problems...
  73. ncbi request reprint A theory-based dual-focus alcohol intervention for preadolescents: the Strong African American Families Program
    Meg Gerrard
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, 50011 3180, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:185-95. 2006
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Pubertal maturation and early substance use risks among African American children
    Xiaojia Ge
    Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:404-14. 2006
    ..Second, these changes were significantly more likely to occur among early maturing girls. Third, early physical maturation interacted with peer substance use to affect these changes...
  75. ncbi request reprint Ethnic pride and self-control related to protective and risk factors: test of the theoretical model for the strong African American families program
    Thomas A Wills
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Health Psychol 26:50-9. 2007
    ..To test a theoretical model of how ethnic pride and self-control are related to risk and protective factors...
  76. pmc Early experience with racial discrimination and conduct disorder as predictors of subsequent drug use: a critical period hypothesis
    Frederick X Gibbons
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, W112 lago, Ames, IA 50011 3180, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:S27-37. 2007
    ..The relations existed controlling for parents' reports of their use, discrimination experiences, and their socioeconomic status (SES). The impact of these early experiences on African American families is discussed...
  77. ncbi request reprint Family communication and religiosity related to substance use and sexual behavior in early adolescence: a test for pathways through self-control and prototype perceptions
    Thomas Ashby Wills
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 17:312-23. 2003
    ..Effects were also found for gender, parental education, and temperament characteristics. Implications for self-control theory and prevention research are discussed...
  78. ncbi request reprint The impact of parenting on risk cognitions and risk behavior: a study of mediation and moderation in a panel of African American adolescents
    Michael J Cleveland
    Iowa State University, USA
    Child Dev 76:900-16. 2005
    ..Additional analyses indicated that these protective effects were strongest among families residing in high-risk neighborhoods...
  79. ncbi request reprint It's about timing and change: pubertal transition effects on symptoms of major depression among African American youths
    Xiaojia Ge
    Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:430-9. 2003
    ..Results support the early timing hypothesis for girls and the stressful change hypothesis for boys. Time at assessment is critical when examining boys' pubertal transition...
  80. 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 Grants46

  1. The Strong African American Families Community Dissemination Model
    Gene H Brody; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Preventing Substance Use and Risky Behavior Among Rural African American Youth
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Pre-intervention, post-intervention, and long-term follow-up assessments of adolescents' substance use and high risk sexual behavior will be gathered from the entire sample. ..
  3. Preventing Drug Use in Rural African American
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed research and prevention program is designed to fill this need. ..
  4. Preventing Drug Use in Rural African American
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed research and prevention program is designed to fill this need. ..
  5. Preventing Alcohol Use Among African American Youths
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As in the original research, a multi-informant design that includes reports from adolescents, their friends, their primary caregivers, and their teachers will be used to collect the additional data. ..
  6. Preventing Substance Use and Risky Behavior Among Rural African American Youth
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Pre-intervention, post-intervention, and long-term follow-up assessments of adolescents' substance use and high risk sexual behavior will be gathered from the entire sample. ..
  7. Preventing Alcohol Use Among African American Youths
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As in the original research, a multi-informant design that includes reports from adolescents, their friends, their primary caregivers, and their teachers will be used to collect the additional data. ..
  8. Preventing Drug Use in Rural African American
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed research and prevention program is designed to fill this need. ..
  9. Preventing Alcohol Use Among African American Youths
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As in the original research, a multi-informant design that includes reports from adolescents, their friends, their primary caregivers, and their teachers will be used to collect the additional data. ..
  10. Preventing Substance Use and Risky Behavior Among Rural African American Youth
    Gene H Brody; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Pre-intervention, post-intervention, and long-term follow-up assessments of adolescents'substance use and high risk sexual behavior will be gathered from the entire sample. ..
  11. Contextual Processes and Rural African American Emerging Adults
    Gene H Brody; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of the proposed research will be used to inform the design of prevention programs for rural African American emerging adults and their families. ..
  12. Contextual Processes and Rural African American Emerging Adults
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. The Strong African American Families Community Dissemination Model
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  14. Preventing Alcohol Use Among African American Youths
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..As in the original research, a multi-informant design that includes reports from adolescents, their friends, their primary caregivers, and their teachers will be used to collect the additional data. ..
  15. Contextual Processes and Rural African American Emerging Adults
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of the proposed research will be used to inform the design of prevention programs for rural African American emerging adults and their families. ..
  16. Preventing Substance Use and Risky Behavior Among Rural African American Youth
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Pre-intervention, post-intervention, and long-term follow-up assessments of adolescents' substance use and high risk sexual behavior will be gathered from the entire sample. ..
  17. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..At each wave of data collection, home visits will be made to the participating families and to two friends of each participating target youth. Three teachers of each youth will report on their classroom practices. ..
  18. Preventing Alcohol Use Among African American Youths
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..As in the original research, a multi-informant design that includes reports from adolescents, their friends, their primary caregivers, and their teachers will be used to collect the additional data. ..
  19. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..At each wave of data collection, 2 home visits will be made approximately a week apart. The children and their teachers will also report on classroom practices. ..
  20. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..At each wave of data collection, 2 home visits will be made approximately a week apart. The children and their teachers will also report on classroom practices. ..
  21. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..At each wave of data collection, 2 home visits will be made approximately a week apart. The children and their teachers will also report on classroom practices. ..
  22. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  23. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..At each wave of data collection, 2 home visits will be made approximately a week apart. The children and their teachers will also report on classroom practices. ..
  24. PREVENTING ALCOHOL USE AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..At each wave of data collection, 2 home visits will be made approximately a week apart. The children and their teachers will also report on classroom practices. ..
  26. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..At each wave of data collection, 2 home visits will be made approximately a week apart. The children and their teachers will also report on classroom practices. ..
  27. Preventing Drug Use in Rural African American
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed research and prevention program is designed to fill this need. ..
  28. Preventing Drug Use in Rural African American
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed research and prevention program is designed to fill this need. ..
  29. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..At each wave of data collection, home visits will be made to the participating families and to two friends of each participating target youth. Three teachers of each youth will report on their classroom practices. ..
  30. PREVENTING ALCOHOL USE AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..At each wave of data collection, home visits will be made to the participating families and to two friends of each participating target youth. Three teachers of each youth will report on their classroom practices. ..
  32. PREVENTING ALCOHOL USE AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..At each wave of data collection, home visits will be made to the participating families and to two friends of each participating target youth. Three teachers of each youth will report on their classroom practices. ..
  34. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..At each wave of data collection, home visits will be made to the participating families and to two friends of each participating target youth. Three teachers of each youth will report on their classroom practices. ..
  35. PREVENTING ALCOHOL USE AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..