Sylvie Mrug

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Initiation of alcohol use in early adolescence: links with exposure to community violence across time
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, 912 bld 133, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    Addict Behav 34:779-81. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint DRD4 and susceptibility to peer influence on alcohol use from adolescence to adulthood
    Sylvie Mrug
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychology, 1720 Second Avenue South, CH415, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 145:168-73. 2014
  3. pmc Early puberty, negative peer influence, and problem behaviors in adolescent girls
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720 Second Ave South, CH415, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170
    Pediatrics 133:7-14. 2014
  4. pmc Peer rejection and friendships in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: contributions to long-term outcomes
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2100, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:1013-26. 2012
  5. pmc Temperament alters susceptibility to negative peer influence in early adolescence
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:201-9. 2012
  6. pmc Other-sex friendships in late adolescence: risky associations for substance use and sexual debut?
    Sylvie Mrug
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 40:875-88. 2011
  7. pmc School-level substance use: effects on early adolescents' alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CH 415, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 1170, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:488-95. 2010
  8. pmc Prospective effects of violence exposure across multiple contexts on early adolescents' internalizing and externalizing problems
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:953-61. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Bidirectional influences of violence exposure and adjustment in early adolescence: externalizing behaviors and school connectedness
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 912 Building, Rm 133, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:611-23. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Discriminating between children with ADHD and classmates using peer variables
    Sylvie Mrug
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    J Atten Disord 12:372-80. 2009

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  1. pmc Initiation of alcohol use in early adolescence: links with exposure to community violence across time
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, 912 bld 133, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    Addict Behav 34:779-81. 2009
    ..Prevention programs targeting early alcohol initiation may result in decreased victimization, while interventions addressing constructive ways of coping with witnessing community violence may also reduce early adolescents' alcohol use...
  2. ncbi request reprint DRD4 and susceptibility to peer influence on alcohol use from adolescence to adulthood
    Sylvie Mrug
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychology, 1720 Second Avenue South, CH415, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 145:168-73. 2014
    ..This study examined the interactive effects of DRD4 polymorphism and friends' alcohol use from adolescence to adulthood...
  3. pmc Early puberty, negative peer influence, and problem behaviors in adolescent girls
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720 Second Ave South, CH415, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170
    Pediatrics 133:7-14. 2014
    ..To determine how early puberty and peer deviance relate to trajectories of aggressive and delinquent behavior in early adolescence and whether these relationships differ by race/ethnicity...
  4. pmc Peer rejection and friendships in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: contributions to long-term outcomes
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2100, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:1013-26. 2012
    ..Evaluating and addressing peer rejection in treatment planning may be necessary to improve long-term outcomes in children with ADHD...
  5. pmc Temperament alters susceptibility to negative peer influence in early adolescence
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:201-9. 2012
    ..General activity level and sleep rhythmicity did not moderate the effect of peer behavior on delinquency...
  6. pmc Other-sex friendships in late adolescence: risky associations for substance use and sexual debut?
    Sylvie Mrug
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 40:875-88. 2011
    ..Promoting mixed-gender activities and friendships among older high school students may be helpful in reducing males' alcohol use, but may need to incorporate additional components to prevent increases in females' smoking...
  7. pmc School-level substance use: effects on early adolescents' alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CH 415, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 1170, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:488-95. 2010
    ..This study examined school-wide levels of alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use in relation to early adolescents' substance use and the role of peer deviance and parenting practices as modifiers of school-level effects...
  8. pmc Prospective effects of violence exposure across multiple contexts on early adolescents' internalizing and externalizing problems
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:953-61. 2010
    ..This study addresses this gap by examining independent and interactive effects of witnessing violence and victimization in the community, home, and school on subsequent internalizing and externalizing problems in early adolescence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bidirectional influences of violence exposure and adjustment in early adolescence: externalizing behaviors and school connectedness
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 912 Building, Rm 133, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:611-23. 2009
    ..Victimization was linked with lower school connectedness over time, and for boys but not girls also with more conduct problems. Only adolescent delinquency was associated with subsequent witnessing violence and victimization...
  10. ncbi request reprint Discriminating between children with ADHD and classmates using peer variables
    Sylvie Mrug
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    J Atten Disord 12:372-80. 2009
    ..Impaired peer relationships have long been recognized as one of the major functional problems of children with ADHD, but no specific guidelines on clinical levels of impairment in this domain exist...
  11. pmc Peer selection and socialization in adolescent depression: the role of school transitions
    Natalie P Goodwin
    University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 41:320-32. 2012
    ..These findings suggest normative selection effects after school transitions, followed by socialization effects in middle school, but not high school...
  12. pmc Social cognitive and emotional mediators link violence exposure and parental nurturance to adolescent aggression
    Wei Su
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:814-24. 2010
    ..In the context of high violence exposure, parental nurturance was related to lower aggression through higher social emotional empathy, but under low violence exposure, the effect was mediated by greater disapproval of violence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Do symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo in children with ADHD symptoms represent comorbid internalizing difficulties?
    Annie A Garner
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Atten Disord 17:510-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine whether symptoms of SCT reflect comorbid internalizing disorder with ADHD or a separate syndrome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Positive parenting and early puberty in girls: protective effects against aggressive behavior
    Sylvie Mrug
    Departments of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 912 18th St South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:781-6. 2008
    ..To determine whether positive parenting practices are associated with less aggressive and delinquent behavior in early-maturing girls...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mediators of maternal depression and family structure on child BMI: parenting quality and risk factors for child overweight
    Regina L McConley
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:345-52. 2011
    ..Interventions for child obesity may be more successful if they target family environment, particularly parenting quality and its impact on children's active and sedentary behaviors...
  16. pmc Where and when adolescents use tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana: comparisons by age, gender, and race
    Elizabeth A Goncy
    Clark Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development, Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:288-300. 2013
    ..This study examined the location and time of adolescent use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana. Age, gender, and racial differences in location and time of use were studied for each substance...
  17. pmc Brief report: do delinquency and community violence exposure explain internalizing problems in early adolescent gang members?
    Anjana Madan
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    J Adolesc 34:1093-6. 2011
    ..Both delinquency and witnessing community violence mediated this association. Professionals working with gang members should assess these youth for suicidal behavior and provide interventions as needed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of informant discrepancies in reports of parenting: relations to early adolescents' adjustment
    Kim Guion
    Psychology Department CH415, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:17-30. 2009
    ..The three models applied across gender and ethnicity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mediators of neighborhood influences on externalizing behavior in preadolescent children
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:265-80. 2009
    ..The final mediation model explained children's externalizing behavior equally well across gender and ethnicity, suggesting the presence of universal processes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Behavior and peer status in children with ADHD: continuity and change
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Atten Disord 10:359-71. 2007
    ..Using a short-term longitudinal design, this study links specific behaviors to peer functioning in groups of previously unfamiliar children with ADHD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Violence exposure across multiple contexts: individual and joint effects on adjustment
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1200, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 78:70-84. 2008
    ..Finally, high levels of cumulative violence exposure were associated with a plateau or decrease in emotional distress...
  22. ncbi request reprint Marital conflict and fifth-graders' risk for injury
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 47:30-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesized marital conflict would be related to increased youth injury risk after controlling for relevant demographic and parenting covariates...
  23. ncbi request reprint Spiritual coping predicts 5-year health outcomes in adolescents with cystic fibrosis
    Nina Reynolds
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Cyst Fibros 13:593-600. 2014
    ..Positive spiritual coping in adolescent patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) is associated with better emotional functioning, but its role in health outcomes is unknown...
  24. ncbi request reprint Spiritual coping and adjustment in adolescents with chronic illness: a 2-year prospective study
    Nina Reynolds
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    J Pediatr Psychol 39:542-51. 2014
    ..Examine longitudinal relationships between spiritual coping and psychological adjustment among adolescents with chronic illness...
  25. pmc Spiritual coping and psychosocial adjustment of adolescents with chronic illness: the role of cognitive attributions, age, and disease group
    Nina Reynolds
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:559-65. 2013
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  26. ncbi request reprint Mediating factors associated with pedestrian injury in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Despina Stavrinos
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham University Transportation Center, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Pediatrics 128:296-302. 2011
    ..This study examined (1) the differences in pedestrian behavior between children with ADHD-C and normally developing comparison children and (2) the mediating factors that might link ADHD-C with pedestrian injury risk...
  27. pmc Dimensions and correlates of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and Sluggish Cognitive Tempo
    Annie A Garner
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:1097-107. 2010
    ..Findings support the statistical validity of the SCT construct, but its clinical utility is still unclear...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effects of media violence on anxiety in late adolescence
    Anjana Madan
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL, 33146, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 43:116-26. 2014
    ..Future studies should investigate long-term anxiety and physiological consequences of regular exposure to media violence in adolescence. ..
  29. pmc Impact of ultrasound-guided kidney biopsy simulation on trainee confidence and biopsy outcomes
    Dalia Dawoud
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Nephrol 36:570-4. 2012
    ..This study investigated the utility of this simulation tool for improving trainees' confidence in performing renal biopsy and biopsy-associated bleeding complications...
  30. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of a massage intervention on teen mothers: a pilot study
    Krista L Oswalt
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 35:284-9, 317. 2009
    ..Results indicate that infant massage training may lead to improvements beyond those achieved with a typical parent education curriculum and shows potential as a low-cost supplement to current teen mother education in high schools...