M O Caughy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Emergent self-regulation skills among very young ethnic minority children: a confirmatory factor model
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas Regional Campus, Dallas, TX 75390, USA Electronic address
    J Exp Child Psychol 116:839-55. 2013
  2. pmc Family income trajectory during childhood is associated with adiposity in adolescence: a latent class growth analysis
    Darla E Kendzor
    The University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Dallas, TX 75390 9128, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:611. 2012
  3. pmc Defining neighborhood boundaries in studies of spatial dependence in child behavior problems
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, TX, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:24. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Social competence in late elementary school: relationships to parenting and neighborhood context
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 41:1613-27. 2012
  5. pmc Direct observation of neighborhood attributes in an urban area of the US south: characterizing the social context of pregnancy
    Barbara A Laraia
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, CB 8120, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:11. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of residential neighborhood on child behavior problems in first grade
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, V8 112, Dallas, TX 75390 9128, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 42:39-50. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint No neighborhood is an island: incorporating distal neighborhood effects into multilevel studies of child developmental competence
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, 6011 Harry Hines Blvd, 8th Floor, Room 112, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Health Place 13:788-98. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood poverty, social capital, and the cognitive development of African American preschoolers
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 37:141-54. 2006
  9. pmc Experiences of racism among African American parents and the mental health of their preschool-aged children
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    Houston School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9129, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2118-24. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint When being alone might be better: neighborhood poverty, social capital, and child mental health
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    UT Houston School of Public Health, MPH Program at UTSW Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, V8 112A, Dallas, Texas 75390 9128, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:227-37. 2003

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Publications13

  1. pmc Emergent self-regulation skills among very young ethnic minority children: a confirmatory factor model
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas Regional Campus, Dallas, TX 75390, USA Electronic address
    J Exp Child Psychol 116:839-55. 2013
    ..Implications of study findings for measuring self-regulation in low-income ethnic diverse populations of young children, as well as for developing interventions to enhance self-regulation development, are discussed. ..
  2. pmc Family income trajectory during childhood is associated with adiposity in adolescence: a latent class growth analysis
    Darla E Kendzor
    The University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Dallas, TX 75390 9128, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:611. 2012
    ..The purpose of the current study was to characterize trajectories of family income during childhood, and to evaluate the influence of these trajectories on adiposity at age 15...
  3. pmc Defining neighborhood boundaries in studies of spatial dependence in child behavior problems
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, TX, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:24. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Social competence in late elementary school: relationships to parenting and neighborhood context
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 41:1613-27. 2012
    ..Implications of the study's findings for research on neighborhoods and adolescent development and the development of preventive interventions are discussed...
  5. pmc Direct observation of neighborhood attributes in an urban area of the US south: characterizing the social context of pregnancy
    Barbara A Laraia
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, CB 8120, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:11. 2006
    ..In this paper, we describe a neighborhood data collection effort tailored to a southern urban area...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of residential neighborhood on child behavior problems in first grade
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, V8 112, Dallas, TX 75390 9128, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 42:39-50. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint No neighborhood is an island: incorporating distal neighborhood effects into multilevel studies of child developmental competence
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, 6011 Harry Hines Blvd, 8th Floor, Room 112, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Health Place 13:788-98. 2007
    ..Results indicated that the conditions of distal neighborhoods were related to cognitive scores among the preschooler-age children in this sample...
  8. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood poverty, social capital, and the cognitive development of African American preschoolers
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 37:141-54. 2006
    ..Implications for future research in the area of neighborhoods and child development are discussed...
  9. pmc Experiences of racism among African American parents and the mental health of their preschool-aged children
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    Houston School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9129, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2118-24. 2004
    ..We examined the relationship between parents' experiences of racism and children's well-being and the influence of the residential neighborhood characteristics on this relationship...
  10. ncbi request reprint When being alone might be better: neighborhood poverty, social capital, and child mental health
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    UT Houston School of Public Health, MPH Program at UTSW Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, V8 112A, Dallas, Texas 75390 9128, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:227-37. 2003
    ..These results are discussed in terms of furthering the study of the contextual nature of the social capital in explaining community inequalities in mental health among children...
  11. ncbi request reprint The influence of racial socialization practices on the cognitive and behavioral competence of African American preschoolers
    Margaret O Brien Caughy
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health, USA
    Child Dev 73:1611-25. 2002
    ..African American parents who socialized their preschool children to be proud of their heritage reported fewer problem behaviors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of parenting: individual differences and the effect of community
    M O Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas 75390 9128, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:679-99. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint A brief observational measure for urban neighborhoods
    M O Caughy
    University of Texas School of Public Health, MPH Program at UTSW Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, V8 112A, Dallas, TX 75390 9128, USA
    Health Place 7:225-36. 2001
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Research Grants7

  1. Behavioral and Academic Adjustment in Elementary School
    Margaret Caughy; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Behavioral and Academic Adjustment in Elementary School
    Margaret Caughy; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Behavioral and Academic Adjustment in Elementary School
    Margaret Caughy; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  4. Behavioral and Academic Adjustment in Elementary School
    Margaret Caughy; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  5. Mother-Infant Conflict and Problem Behavior Development
    Margaret Caughy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It will also enhance our knowledge of the processes of developing attachment and behavior problems in toddlers. ..
  6. Self Regulation and Race/Ethnic Disparities in School Readiness
    Margaret Caughy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, the results of this research will have important scientific as well as policy implications for reducing disparities in early academic achievement. ..
  7. Self Regulation and Race/Ethnic Disparities in School Readiness
    MARGARET O CAUGHY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, the results of this research will have important scientific as well as policy implications for reducing disparities in early academic achievement. ..