MARSHA SELTZER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Differential sensitivity to life stress in FMR1 premutation carrier mothers of children with fragile X syndrome
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Health Psychol 31:612-22. 2012
  2. pmc Prevalence of CGG expansions of the FMR1 gene in a US population-based sample
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 159:589-97. 2012
  3. ncbi Trajectory of development in adolescents and adults with autism
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:234-47. 2004
  4. ncbi Life course studies of siblings of individuals with developmental disabilities
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Ment Retard 43:354-9. 2005
  5. ncbi Life course impacts of mild intellectual deficits
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:451-68. 2005
  6. ncbi Comparison groups in autism family research: Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, and schizophrenia
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:41-8. 2004
  7. pmc Factors predictive of midlife occupational attainment and psychological functioning in adults with mild intellectual deficits
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Waisman Center, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 114:128-43. 2009
  8. pmc Psychosocial and biological markers of daily lives of midlife parents of children with disabilities
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 50:1-15. 2009
  9. pmc Maternal cortisol levels and behavior problems in adolescents and adults with ASD
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:457-69. 2010
  10. ncbi Waisman Center
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
    Int J Dev Neurosci 20:471-3. 2002

Research Grants

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Publications40

  1. pmc Differential sensitivity to life stress in FMR1 premutation carrier mothers of children with fragile X syndrome
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Health Psychol 31:612-22. 2012
    ..The premutation of the FMR1 gene (defined as between 55 and 200 CGG repeats) is estimated to affect 1 in 149 females and 1 in 643 males, and some people who carry the FMR1 premutation display signs of impairment...
  2. pmc Prevalence of CGG expansions of the FMR1 gene in a US population-based sample
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 159:589-97. 2012
    ..Although not statistically significant, premutation carriers were twice as likely to have a child with disability...
  3. ncbi Trajectory of development in adolescents and adults with autism
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:234-47. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, most individuals do not attain normative outcomes in adulthood and continue to manifest significant degrees of symptomatology and dependency. However, a small sub-group (about 15%) has more favorable adult outcomes...
  4. ncbi Life course studies of siblings of individuals with developmental disabilities
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Ment Retard 43:354-9. 2005
  5. ncbi Life course impacts of mild intellectual deficits
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:451-68. 2005
    ..Differences were not evident, however, in patterns of family formation, social support, job satisfaction, or objective measures of physical health...
  6. ncbi Comparison groups in autism family research: Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, and schizophrenia
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:41-8. 2004
    ..We discuss both matching and statistical control procedures and point to next steps in this line of comparative autism family research...
  7. pmc Factors predictive of midlife occupational attainment and psychological functioning in adults with mild intellectual deficits
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Waisman Center, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 114:128-43. 2009
    ..Implications for contemporary models of transition planning are discussed...
  8. pmc Psychosocial and biological markers of daily lives of midlife parents of children with disabilities
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 50:1-15. 2009
    ..In addition, their diurnal rhythm of cortisol expression differed significantly from the comparison group, a pattern that was strongest for parents of children with disabilities on days when they spent more time with their children...
  9. pmc Maternal cortisol levels and behavior problems in adolescents and adults with ASD
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:457-69. 2010
    ..A history of elevated behavior problems moderated the effect of behavior problems the day before on maternal cortisol level. Implications for interventions for both the mother and the individual with ASD are suggested...
  10. ncbi Waisman Center
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
    Int J Dev Neurosci 20:471-3. 2002
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  11. ncbi Continuity or discontinuity of family involvement following residential transitions of adults who have mental retardation
    M M Seltzer
    Waisman Center and School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
    Ment Retard 39:181-94. 2001
    ..Findings address a critical gap in knowledge about the life course roles of families of persons with mental retardation...
  12. pmc Midlife and aging parents of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: impacts of lifelong parenting
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 116:479-99. 2011
    ..4%) and in the early years of old age (38.6%), and there were different patterns of parental outcomes, depending on the residential status of the adult with intellectual and developmental disabilities...
  13. ncbi Quality of life of adults with mental retardation/developmental disabilities who live with family
    M M Seltzer
    Waisman Center and School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 7:105-14. 2001
    ..MRDD Research Reviews 7:105-114, 2001...
  14. ncbi The dynamics of caregiving: transitions during a three-year prospective study
    M M Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Gerontologist 40:165-78. 2000
    ..The results underscore the highly dynamic nature of the caregiving career and the importance of the kinship relationship between caregiver and care recipient in conditioning the effects of caregiving transitions...
  15. pmc Family environment and behavior problems in children, adolescents, and adults with fragile X syndrome
    Jan Greenberg
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Waisman Center, Madison, WI 83705, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 117:331-46. 2012
    ..The provision of family psychoeducation programs, which can reduce parental criticism, would likely benefit both the individual with Fragile X syndrome and the family...
  16. ncbi Factors predicting mortality in midlife adults with and without Down syndrome living with family
    A J Esbensen
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 51:1039-50. 2007
    ..The current study evaluates the predictors, causes and patterns of mortality among co-residing individuals in midlife with Down syndrome as compared with co-residing individuals with ID owing to other causes...
  17. ncbi The psychological consequences of multiple roles: the nonnormative case
    J Hong
    Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin at Madison 53706, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 36:386-98. 1995
    ..These results support the role accumulation hypothesis predicting positive consequences of multiple roles on psychological well-being, even in this sample of older women who have had lifelong caregiving responsibilities...
  18. ncbi Social support and depressive symptoms: differential patterns in wife and daughter caregivers
    L W Li
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 52:S200-11. 1997
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  19. ncbi Siblings of adults with mental illness or mental retardation: current involvement and expectation of future caregiving
    J S Greenberg
    Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:1214-9. 1999
    ..Involvement was defined as the current provision of instrumental and emotional support as well as the expectation of future caregiving responsibility...
  20. ncbi Life course impacts of parenting a child with a disability
    M M Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 106:265-86. 2001
    ..Parents whose child had a serious mental health problem had normative patterns of educational and occupational attainment and marriage, but elevated levels of physical symptoms, depression, and alcohol symptoms at mid-life...
  21. ncbi Economic implications of caregiving at midlife: comparing parents with and without children who have developmental disabilities
    Susan L Parish
    School of Social Work, University North Carolina Chapel Hill, 301 Pittsboro St CB 3550, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ment Retard 42:413-26. 2004
    ..Further, there was a trend for them to be less likely to have full-time jobs as their children grew older...
  22. pmc Long-term effects of the death of a child on parents' adjustment in midlife
    Catherine H Rogers
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302 5010, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:203-11. 2008
    ..The results point to the need for detection and intervention to help those parents who are experiencing lasting grief...
  23. pmc Symptoms and behavior problems of adolescents and adults with autism: effects of mother-child relationship quality, warmth, and praise
    Leann E Smith
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 113:387-402. 2008
    ..Maternal warmth and praise were also related to symptom abatement in the repetitive behaviors domain...
  24. pmc Age and gender differences in the well-being of midlife and aging parents with children with mental health or developmental problems: report of a national study
    Jung Hwa Ha
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:301-16. 2008
    ..Older parents were significantly less likely to experience the negative effect of having a disabled child than younger parents, suggesting an age-related attenuation of the stress of non-normative parenting...
  25. ncbi Cultural context of caregiving: differences in depression between Puerto Rican and non-Latina White mothers of adults with mental retardation
    Sandra Magaña
    School of Social Work and Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
    Ment Retard 42:1-11. 2004
    ..In addition, Puerto Rican mothers were in poorer physical health, which further accounted for differences in depression between the two groups...
  26. ncbi The symptoms of autism spectrum disorders in adolescence and adulthood
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2280, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:565-81. 2003
    ..Findings were interpreted in the context of life course development, reformulations of diagnostic criteria, and changing service contexts for individuals with autism spectrum disorders...
  27. ncbi Behavior problems in adults with mental retardation and maternal well-being: examination of the direction of effects
    Gael I Orsmond
    Boston University, Boston, MA 02215l, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 108:257-71. 2003
    ..Initial levels and changes over time in behavior problems predicted changes in maternal well-being, and initial levels and changes over time in maternal well-being predicted changes in behavior problems in the son or daughter...
  28. pmc The effect of quality of the relationship between mothers and adult children with schizophrenia, autism, or down syndrome on maternal well-being: the mediating role of optimism
    Jan Steven Greenberg
    Waisman Center and School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 74:14-25. 2004
    ..The findings highlight the importance of dispositional optimism, a psychological resource that has been virtually ignored in studies of family caregivers of adults with disabilities...
  29. ncbi Siblings of individuals with autism spectrum disorders across the life course
    Gael I Orsmond
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:313-20. 2007
    ..Finally, we note the variability in sibling outcomes, and suggest further examination of potential moderating and mediating factors, including genetic predispositions...
  30. ncbi Transition and change in adolescents and young adults with autism: longitudinal effects on maternal well-being
    Julie Lounds
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 112:401-17. 2007
    ..In addition, improvements in maternal well-being and relationship quality were observed in mothers of daughters, in mothers of individuals with mental retardation as well as ASD, and in mothers of those in better health...
  31. ncbi Peer relationships and social and recreational activities among adolescents and adults with autism
    Gael I Orsmond
    Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:245-56. 2004
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  32. ncbi Accommodative coping and well-being of midlife parents of children with mental health problems or developmental disabilities
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center and School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 74:187-95. 2004
    ..This effect was stronger for parents of individuals with a severe mental health problem than for the comparison group...
  33. ncbi Psychological well-being and coping in mothers of youths with autism, Down syndrome, or fragile X syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 109:237-54. 2004
    ..The most consistent predictor of maternal outcomes was the adolescent or young adult's behavioral symptoms...
  34. ncbi Mother-child relationship quality among adolescents and adults with autism
    Gael I Orsmond
    Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:121-37. 2006
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  35. ncbi Bidirectional effects of expressed emotion and behavior problems and symptoms in adolescents and adults with autism
    Jan S Greenberg
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:229-49. 2006
    ..Although autism is a complex genetic disorder, the effect of the family environment in shaping the behavioral phenotype should not be underestimated...
  36. pmc Change in autism symptoms and maladaptive behaviors in adolescents and adults with an autism spectrum disorder
    Paul T Shattuck
    University of Wisconsin, 533 Waisman Ctr, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1735-47. 2007
    ..Compared to adolescents, older sample members (31 and older) had fewer maladaptive behaviors and experienced more improvement in these behaviors over time...
  37. ncbi Mothers of adolescents and adults with autism: parenting multiple children with disabilities
    Gael I Orsmond
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 45:257-70. 2007
    ..Findings are discussed with respect to understanding the needs of such families, including service provision...
  38. pmc A comparative analysis of well-being and coping among mothers of toddlers and mothers of adolescents with ASD
    Leann E Smith
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:876-89. 2008
    ..Although there was evidence of maternal distress in both groups, the presence of significant buffering effects reflects adaptation in the face of stress, particularly for mothers of adolescents...
  39. ncbi Psychometric evaluation of a self-report measure of depression for individuals with mental retardation
    Anna J Esbensen
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:469-81. 2005
    ..Thus, the SRDQ appears to be a reliable and valid measure of depressive symptomatology for individuals with mild or moderate mental retardation. Screening procedures are suggested...
  40. ncbi Toward a research agenda for Down syndrome
    Ira T Lott
    Department of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, University of California Medical Center, Orange, California, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:288-9. 2007

Research Grants25

  1. IMPACTS OF PARENTING ADOLESCENTS & ADULTS WITH AUTISM
    MARSHA SELTZER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These samples, and the data relating to them, are available from previous or ongoing funded work by the current investigative group. ..
  2. LIFE COURSE IMPACTS OF NONNORMATIVE PARENTING
    MARSHA SELTZER; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. The Gatlinburg Conference on Research in ID/DD
    MARSHA SELTZER; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. IMPACTS OF PARENTING ADOLESCENTS & ADULTS WITH AUTISM
    MARSHA SELTZER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, this study is uniquely positioned to elucidate factors affecting the well-being of both mothers and their son or daughter with ASD across broad stretches of the life course. ..
  5. Wisconsin Center on Mental Retardation: Core Support
    MARSHA SELTZER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Of the 76 projects, 68 are supported by grants from the NIH, and 8 are supported by non-NIH grants. ..
  6. IMPACTS OF PARENTING ADOLESCENTS & ADULTS WITH AUTISM
    MARSHA SELTZER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, this study is uniquely positioned to elucidate factors affecting the well-being of both mothers and their son or daughter with ASD across broad stretches of the life course. ..
  7. AGING MOTHERS OF RETARDED ADULTS--IMPACTS OF CAREGIVING
    MARSHA SELTZER; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Study 3 investigates the factors associated with successful aging in retarded adults, with comparisons made between placed and non- placed adults and between those with and without Down syndrome...
  8. AGING MOTHERS OF RETARDED ADULTS--IMPACTS OF CAREGIVING
    MARSHA SELTZER; Fiscal Year: 1999
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  9. IMPACTS OF PARENTING ADOLESCENTS & ADULTS WITH AUTISM
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, this study is uniquely positioned to elucidate factors affecting the well-being of both mothers and their son or daughter with ASD across broad stretches of the life course. ..