E MARK MARK CUMMINGS

Summary

Affiliation: University of Notre Dame
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prospective relations between parental depression, negative expressiveness, emotional insecurity, and children's internalizing symptoms
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 46556, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 44:698-708. 2013
  2. pmc Interparental conflict in kindergarten and adolescent adjustment: prospective investigation of emotional security as an explanatory mechanism
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46530, USA
    Child Dev 83:1703-15. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Family conflict, emotional security, and child development: translating research findings into a prevention program for community families
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, 204 Brownson Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 15:14-27. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Everyday marital conflict and child aggression
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:191-202. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Evaluating a brief prevention program for improving marital conflict in community families
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:193-202. 2008
  6. pmc Children and political violence from a social ecological perspective: implications from research on children and families in Northern Ireland
    E Mark Cummings
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 12:16-38. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Interparental discord and child adjustment: prospective investigations of emotional security as an explanatory mechanism
    E Mark Cummings
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Child Dev 77:132-52. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Towards a family process model of maternal and paternal depressive symptoms: exploring multiple relations with child and family functioning
    E Mark Cummings
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:479-89. 2005
  9. pmc Children and violence: the role of children's regulation in the marital aggression-child adjustment link
    E Mark Cummings
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 12:3-15. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Children's responses to everyday marital conflict tactics in the home
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Child Dev 74:1918-29. 2003

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Publications46

  1. pmc Prospective relations between parental depression, negative expressiveness, emotional insecurity, and children's internalizing symptoms
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 46556, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 44:698-708. 2013
    ..In addition to these similar pathways, distinctive pathways as a function of parental gender were identified. Contributions are considered for understanding relations between parental depressive symptoms and children's development...
  2. pmc Interparental conflict in kindergarten and adolescent adjustment: prospective investigation of emotional security as an explanatory mechanism
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46530, USA
    Child Dev 83:1703-15. 2012
    ..Discussion considers implications for understanding pathways between interparental conflict, emotional insecurity, and adjustment in childhood and adolescence...
  3. doi request reprint Family conflict, emotional security, and child development: translating research findings into a prevention program for community families
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, 204 Brownson Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 15:14-27. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Everyday marital conflict and child aggression
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:191-202. 2004
    ..Fathers' and mothers' separate diary reports, and child responses to analog presentation of conflict, provided generally consistent findings. An exposure hypothesis for marital conflict as an influence on child aggression is discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluating a brief prevention program for improving marital conflict in community families
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:193-202. 2008
    ..The findings support the promise of brief, psychoeducational programs for improving marital conflict for community samples...
  6. pmc Children and political violence from a social ecological perspective: implications from research on children and families in Northern Ireland
    E Mark Cummings
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 12:16-38. 2009
    ..Accordingly, the applicability of this approach is considered for other social contexts, including (a) another area in the world with histories of political violence and (b) a context of community violence in the US...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interparental discord and child adjustment: prospective investigations of emotional security as an explanatory mechanism
    E Mark Cummings
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Child Dev 77:132-52. 2006
    ..Relations between discord and emotional security increased as children moved into adolescence in Study 1. Emotional security was identified as an explanatory mechanism for both internalizing and externalizing problems in children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Towards a family process model of maternal and paternal depressive symptoms: exploring multiple relations with child and family functioning
    E Mark Cummings
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:479-89. 2005
    ..Research has focused on maternal dysphoria and child adjustment. However, family process models indicate gaps in the study of paternal dysphoria, broader family functioning, and diverse child outcomes...
  9. pmc Children and violence: the role of children's regulation in the marital aggression-child adjustment link
    E Mark Cummings
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 12:3-15. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Children's responses to everyday marital conflict tactics in the home
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Child Dev 74:1918-29. 2003
    ..Conflict tactics were related to marital functioning, and children's emotional reactions during marital conflicts were associated with their adjustment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Children's responses to mothers' and fathers' emotionality and tactics in marital conflict in the home
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
    J Fam Psychol 16:478-92. 2002
    ..Differences in children's responding as a function of specific parental negative emotions (anger, sadness, fear) and parent gender were identified...
  12. doi request reprint Longitudinal relations between parental drinking problems, family functioning, and child adjustment
    Peggy S Keller
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:195-212. 2008
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of family process models for relations between parental drinking and child adjustment problems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Parental dysphoria and children's adjustment: marital conflict styles, children's emotional security, and parenting as mediators of risk
    Tina D Du Rocher Schudlich
    Department of Psychology, Western Washington University, Washington, WA, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:627-39. 2007
    ..These pathways remained significant even after significant parenting contributions were considered...
  14. ncbi request reprint Children's influence in the marital relationship
    Alice C Schermerhorn
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 046566, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:259-69. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of possible mechanisms of child effects, such as increased parental awareness of children's distress potentially leading to reduced marital conflict...
  15. doi request reprint Children and marital conflict resolution: implications for emotional security and adjustment
    Marcie C Goeke-Morey
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:744-53. 2007
    ..Children's responses to conflict resolution were related to their broader adjustment, further indicating the significance of conflict endings to understanding the impact of marital conflict...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of marital discord and parenting in relations between parental problem drinking and child adjustment
    Peggy S Keller
    University of Notre Dame, IN, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:943-51. 2005
    ..However, the potential impact of drinking problems in a community sample and the processes involved in the relationship between parental drinking and child outcomes have rarely been examined...
  17. pmc Developmental family processes and interparental conflict: patterns of microlevel influences
    Alice C Schermerhorn
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:869-85. 2010
    ..Contributions of these findings to the understanding of developmental family processes are discussed, including implications for advanced understanding of interrelations between child and adult functioning and development...
  18. pmc Constructive and destructive marital conflict, emotional security and children's prosocial behavior
    KATHLEEN MCCOY
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:270-9. 2009
    ..This study addresses the gaps in understanding the relationship between constructive and destructive marital conflict and children's prosocial behavior from a process-oriented perspective...
  19. ncbi request reprint Parental dysphoria and children's internalizing symptoms: marital conflict styles as mediators of risk
    Tina D Du Rocher Schudlich
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Child Dev 74:1663-81. 2003
    ..Destructive and constructive marital conflict were associated with parental dysphoria (positively and negatively, respectively) but did not mediate the relations with children's internalizing...
  20. pmc Fathering in family context and child adjustment: a longitudinal analysis
    Patricia M Schacht
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:790-7. 2009
    ..Fathers' depressive symptoms were directly related with children's internalizing problems. Children's emotional security was an intervening variable in relations between father's behavior in family context and children's development...
  21. ncbi request reprint Children's emotional reactivity to interadult nonverbal conflict expressions
    Arth Pendley Gina De
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Genet Psychol 163:97-111. 2002
    ..Implications of these results for a theoretical model of the effects of forms of marital conflict on children are discussed (P. T. Davies & E. M. Cummings, 1994)...
  22. doi request reprint Children's representations of multiple family relationships: organizational structure and development in early childhood
    Alice C Schermerhorn
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:89-101. 2008
    ..Results are discussed in terms of notions of transactional family dynamics, including family-wide perspectives on mutual influence processes attributable to multiple family relationships...
  23. doi request reprint Interrelations and moderators of longitudinal links between marital satisfaction and depressive symptoms among couples in established relationships
    Chrystyna D Kouros
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:667-77. 2008
    ..Reflecting an unexpected finding, increased conflict buffered spouses from marital dissatisfaction in the context of depressive symptoms...
  24. pmc Longitudinal pathways between political violence and child adjustment: the role of emotional security about the community in Northern Ireland
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:213-24. 2011
    ..Implications are considered for understanding relations between political violence and child adjustment from a social ecological perspective...
  25. pmc Testing a social ecological model for relations between political violence and child adjustment in Northern Ireland
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, 118 Haggar Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 22:405-18. 2010
    ..The discussion evaluates support for social ecological models for relations between political violence and child adjustment and its implications for understanding relations in other parts of the world...
  26. pmc Do event-contingent diaries about marital conflict change marital interactions?
    Christine E Merrilees
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Haggar Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:253-62. 2008
    ..Thus, although no differences in conflict tactics emerged based on observed marital interactions in the laboratory, certain self-reports of responding suggested potential reactivity effects...
  27. ncbi request reprint Marital conflicts in the home when children are present versus absent
    Lauren M Papp
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:774-83. 2002
    ..Although parents may attempt to protect children from conflict exposure, children tend to be exposed to a relatively hostile and emotionally negative subset of the marital conflicts that occur in the home...
  28. pmc Political violence and child adjustment in Northern Ireland: Testing pathways in a social-ecological model including single-and two-parent families
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, 118 Haggar Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:827-41. 2010
    ..The implications for understanding social ecologies of political violence and children's functioning are discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Toward assessing attachment on an emotional security continuum: comment on Fraley and Spieker (2003)
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:405-8; discussion 423-9. 2003
    ..New means for continuously scoring attachment are advocated as a supplement to the primary direction of categorically assessing attachment patterns...
  30. ncbi request reprint Categories and continua of destructive and constructive marital conflict tactics from the perspective of U.S. and Welsh children
    Marcie C Goeke-Morey
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:327-38. 2003
    ..Except for calm discussion, classifications did not change regardless of cultural group, parent gender, or child age or gender. Recommendations for negotiating everyday marital conflict for the children's sake are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Children's skin conductance reactivity as a mechanism of risk in the context of parental depressive symptoms
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:436-45. 2007
    ..Children's physiological reactivity was examined as a moderator of relations between parental dysphoria and child adjustment problems, addressing gaps in the study of child characteristics as risk processes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of marital conflict on children: recent advances and emerging themes in process-oriented research
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:31-63. 2002
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Relations of husbands and wives dysphoria to marital conflict resolution strategies
    Tina D Du Rocher Schudlich
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:171-83. 2004
    ..Implications for the treatment of depressed or maritally discordant couples are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Linkages between spouses' psychological distress and marital conflict in the home
    Lauren M Papp
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame
    J Fam Psychol 21:533-7. 2007
    ..The findings encourage subsequent consideration of marital conflict expressions and resolution strategies when studying processes involved in the marriage-psychological adjustment link...
  35. ncbi request reprint Transactional family dynamics: a new framework for conceptualizing family influence processes
    Alice C Schermerhorn
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 36:187-250. 2008
  36. pmc Hostility and withdrawal in marital conflict: effects on parental emotional unavailability and inconsistent discipline
    Melissa L Sturge-Apple
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:227-38. 2006
    ..Implications for clinicians and therapists working with maritally distressed parents and families are discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Child emotional security and interparental conflict
    Patrick T Davies
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Monogr Soc Res Child Dev 67:i-v, vii-viii, 1-115. 2002
    ..No support was found for the social learning theory prediction that parent-child warmth would amplify associations between parental conflict and child disruptive behaviors...
  38. ncbi request reprint The role of maternal communication patterns about interparental disputes in associations between interparental conflict and child psychological maladjustment
    Beata M Gomulak-Cavicchio
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:757-71. 2006
    ..The findings in general suggest that not all positive communications have the beneficial impact on children that parents may have intended...
  39. pmc Marital psychological and physical aggression and children's mental and physical health: direct, mediated, and moderated effects
    Mona El-Sheikh
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:138-48. 2008
    ..No differences were found in these pathways for African American and European American families or as a function of socioeconomic status or child gender...
  40. ncbi request reprint Child emotional insecurity and academic achievement: the role of sleep disruptions
    Mona El-Sheikh
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:29-38. 2007
    ..Results highlight the importance of the contemporaneous examinations of family and sleep functioning in the prediction of child outcomes...
  41. pmc The role of child adrenocortical functioning in pathways between interparental conflict and child maladjustment
    Patrick T Davies
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:918-30. 2007
    ..Associations between interparental conflict, child cortisol reactivity, and child externalizing symptoms remained robust even after demographic factors and other family processes were taken into account...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of hostility and withdrawal in interparental conflict on parental emotional unavailability and children's adjustment difficulties
    Melissa L Sturge-Apple
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Child Dev 77:1623-41. 2006
    ..An intermediary role of parental emotional unavailability in links between interparental withdrawal and hostility and child outcomes was indicated, with specific, differential effects observed for fathers and mothers...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pathways between profiles of family functioning, child security in the interparental subsystem, and child psychological problems
    Patrick T Davies
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 16:525-50. 2004
    ..Results are discussed in relation to how they inform and refine a family-wide model of the emotional security hypothesis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Interdependencies among interparental discord and parenting practices: the role of adult vulnerability and relationship perturbations
    Patrick T Davies
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 16:773-97. 2004
    ..g., maternal and paternal acceptance and inconsistent discipline), and the directionality of the paths between interparental and parent-child subsystems...
  45. pmc Marital conflict and support seeking by parents in adolescence: empirical support for the parentification construct
    Tara S Peris
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:633-42. 2008
    ..These findings thus support the parentification construct and provide evidence that parentification may contribute to poor youth outcomes by burdening children with developmentally inappropriate responsibilities...
  46. ncbi request reprint Child adaptational development in contexts of interparental conflict over time
    Patrick T Davies
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Child Dev 77:218-33. 2006
    ..Results of the autoregressive path analyses indicated moderate stability in each of the domains of conflict reactivity over the 1-year longitudinal period...

Research Grants12

  1. Children and Political Violence in Northern Ireland
    E MARK MARK CUMMINGS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..More generally, understanding of relations between community violence, family functioning, adolescents'regulatory processes, and adolescent adjustment will be uniquely advanced. ..
  2. MARITAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
    E Cummings; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Children and Political Violence in Northern Ireland
    E Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..More generally, understanding of relations between community violence, family functioning, adolescents' regulatory processes, and adolescent adjustment will be uniquely advanced. ..
  4. Children and Political Violence in Northern Ireland
    E Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. Children and Political Violence in Northern Ireland
    E Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  6. Children and Political Violence in Northern Ireland
    E Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  7. MARITAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
    E Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. MARITAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
    E Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. MARITAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
    E Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  10. MARITAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
    E Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2000
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