Virginia Gil-Rivas

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment services and service delivery models for dually diagnosed clients: variations across mental health and substance abuse providers
    Virginia Gil-Rivas
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28273, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:251-66. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental response and adolescent adjustment to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
    Virginia Gil-Rivas
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:1063-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The Core Beliefs Inventory: a brief measure of disruption in the assumptive world
    Arnie Cann
    Department of Psychology Psychology, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 23:19-34. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Finding social benefits after a collective trauma: perceiving societal changes and well-being following 9/11
    Michael J Poulin
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York Buffalo, Buffalo, NY NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:81-90. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Examining posttraumatic growth among Japanese university students
    Kanako Taku
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 20:353-67. 2007
  6. pmc Exploring posttraumatic growth in children impacted by Hurricane Katrina: correlates of the phenomenon and developmental considerations
    Ryan P Kilmer
    Department of Psychology, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    Child Dev 81:1211-27. 2010
  7. pmc Responding to the needs of children and families after a disaster: linkages between unmet needs and caregiver functioning
    Ryan P Kilmer
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 80:135-42. 2010
  8. pmc Substance use after residential treatment among individuals with co-occurring disorders: the role of anxiety/depressive symptoms and trauma exposure
    Virginia Gil-Rivas
    Interdisciplinary Health Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28213, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:303-14. 2009
  9. pmc Use of the revised Posttraumatic Growth Inventory for Children
    Ryan P Kilmer
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:248-53. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Nationwide longitudinal study of psychological responses to September 11
    Roxane Cohen Silver
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 3340 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    JAMA 288:1235-44. 2002

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment services and service delivery models for dually diagnosed clients: variations across mental health and substance abuse providers
    Virginia Gil-Rivas
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28273, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:251-66. 2005
    ..Characteristics of services provided and interactions with other service providers are also examined. Future research is needed regarding the divergent perceptions of administrators and staff and their relationship to treatment outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental response and adolescent adjustment to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
    Virginia Gil-Rivas
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:1063-8. 2007
    ..Adolescents' distress symptoms were associated with a history of mental health problems, acute stress symptoms, and parental unavailability to discuss the attacks...
  3. doi request reprint The Core Beliefs Inventory: a brief measure of disruption in the assumptive world
    Arnie Cann
    Department of Psychology Psychology, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 23:19-34. 2010
    ..The CBI may be a useful tool in investigating predictions about the effects of stressful experiences on an individual's assumptive world, PTG, and successful adaptation...
  4. doi request reprint Finding social benefits after a collective trauma: perceiving societal changes and well-being following 9/11
    Michael J Poulin
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York Buffalo, Buffalo, NY NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:81-90. 2009
    ..Pre-9/11 religiousness and Republican political affiliation predicted perceiving religion-related social benefits post-9/11. Perceptions of social change are important but understudied responses to stressful events...
  5. ncbi request reprint Examining posttraumatic growth among Japanese university students
    Kanako Taku
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 20:353-67. 2007
    ..PTGI-J scores were positively associated with posttraumatic symptoms and correlated with type of traumatic event experienced. These results and future directions are discussed from a cross-cultural viewpoint...
  6. pmc Exploring posttraumatic growth in children impacted by Hurricane Katrina: correlates of the phenomenon and developmental considerations
    Ryan P Kilmer
    Department of Psychology, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    Child Dev 81:1211-27. 2010
    ..Relevant theory, developmental considerations, and future directions are discussed...
  7. pmc Responding to the needs of children and families after a disaster: linkages between unmet needs and caregiver functioning
    Ryan P Kilmer
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 80:135-42. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the importance of extending the availability of services beyond the initial postdisaster recovery period to better meet the needs of caregivers and families...
  8. pmc Substance use after residential treatment among individuals with co-occurring disorders: the role of anxiety/depressive symptoms and trauma exposure
    Virginia Gil-Rivas
    Interdisciplinary Health Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28213, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:303-14. 2009
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  9. pmc Use of the revised Posttraumatic Growth Inventory for Children
    Ryan P Kilmer
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:248-53. 2009
    ..At follow-up, T1 PTG was the only significant predictor of PTG. Findings suggest that the PTGI-C-R may assist efforts to understand children's responses posttrauma...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nationwide longitudinal study of psychological responses to September 11
    Roxane Cohen Silver
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 3340 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    JAMA 288:1235-44. 2002
    ..The September 11, 2001, attacks against the United States provide a unique opportunity to examine longitudinally the process of adjustment to a traumatic event on a national scale...
  11. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of mental health and substance abuse program administrators and staff on service delivery to persons with co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders
    Christine E Grella
    UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:38-49. 2004
    ..Efforts to coordinate service delivery across the two systems need to address these divergent perceptions between staff in programs that are increasingly called upon to work together to jointly deliver services...
  12. ncbi request reprint Understanding depressed mood in the context of a family-oriented culture
    Virginia Gil-Rivas
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Adolescence 38:93-109. 2003
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to previous research on adolescents in another family-centered culture (China), and directions for future research are proposed...
  13. doi request reprint Terrorism, acute stress, and cardiovascular health: a 3-year national study following the September 11th attacks
    E Alison Holman
    Program in Nursing Science, College of Health Sciences, 205B Irvine Hall, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3959, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:73-80. 2008
    ..The terrorist attacks of 9/11 (September 11, 2001) present an unusual opportunity to examine prospectively the physical health impact of extreme stress in a national sample...

Research Grants2

  1. Treatment outcomes, comorbid disorders and PTSD
    Virginia Gil Rivas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In sum, the findings of the present study can aid in the development of treatment interventions that better address the needs of individuals with multiple comorbid disorders. ..
  2. The Parent-Child Relationship and Children's Adjustment Post-Hurricane Katrina
    Virginia Gil Rivas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....