DEBRA G SKINNER

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sociocultural studies of families of children with intellectual disabilities
    Debra Skinner
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8180, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:302-12. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Perceived quality of life in mothers of children with fragile X syndrome
    Anne C Wheeler
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8180, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 113:159-77. 2008
  3. pmc Association between smoking and retrospectively reported attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in a large sample of new mothers
    Michael T Willoughby
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 8185 521, South Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC 27510, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:313-22. 2009
  4. pmc How parents search, interpret, and evaluate genetic information obtained from the internet
    Myra I Roche
    Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Genet Couns 18:119-29. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Maternal psychological adjustment and knowledge of infant development as predictors of home safety practices in rural low-income communities
    Adam J Zolotor
    University of North Carolina, CB 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1668-75. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Discovering fragile X syndrome: family experiences and perceptions
    Donald B Bailey
    Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 111:407-16. 2003
  7. pmc A place for genetic uncertainty: parents valuing an unknown in the meaning of disease
    Ian Whitmarsh
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:1082-93. 2007
  8. pmc Newborn screening for developmental disabilities: reframing presumptive benefit
    Donald B Bailey
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8180, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1889-93. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for Fragile X Syndrome: parent attitudes and perspectives
    Debra Skinner
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 8180, USA
    Genet Med 5:378-84. 2003
  10. pmc Narrating disability, narrating religious practice: reconciliation and fragile X syndrome
    Marsha Michie
    Center for Genomics and Society, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 27599 7240, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 48:99-111. 2010

Research Grants

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Sociocultural studies of families of children with intellectual disabilities
    Debra Skinner
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8180, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:302-12. 2007
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  2. doi request reprint Perceived quality of life in mothers of children with fragile X syndrome
    Anne C Wheeler
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8180, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 113:159-77. 2008
    ..The most common positive factor was being a mother. However, they also indicated that parenting a child with fragile X presented challenges and stressors, primarily when the social environment was not supportive...
  3. pmc Association between smoking and retrospectively reported attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in a large sample of new mothers
    Michael T Willoughby
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 8185 521, South Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC 27510, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:313-22. 2009
    ..This study investigated the association between retrospectively reported attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms experienced during childhood and five cigarette smoking-related outcomes in adulthood...
  4. pmc How parents search, interpret, and evaluate genetic information obtained from the internet
    Myra I Roche
    Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Genet Couns 18:119-29. 2009
    ..Parents' Internet searching experiences illustrate common barriers to obtaining and understanding genetic information. Identifying them can help genetic counselors facilitate parents' searches for relevant information...
  5. doi request reprint Maternal psychological adjustment and knowledge of infant development as predictors of home safety practices in rural low-income communities
    Adam J Zolotor
    University of North Carolina, CB 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1668-75. 2008
    ..Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death among toddlers in the United States. Toddlers spend the majority of time at home, and the use of recommended safety practices can prevent many injuries...
  6. ncbi request reprint Discovering fragile X syndrome: family experiences and perceptions
    Donald B Bailey
    Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 111:407-16. 2003
    ....
  7. pmc A place for genetic uncertainty: parents valuing an unknown in the meaning of disease
    Ian Whitmarsh
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:1082-93. 2007
    ..These multiple and often conflicting evaluations of the diagnostic label reveal the rich ways families make meaning of the authority attributed to genetic diagnosis...
  8. pmc Newborn screening for developmental disabilities: reframing presumptive benefit
    Donald B Bailey
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8180, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1889-93. 2005
    ..Newborn screening provides other societal benefits that, in the absence of data showing harm and with appropriate attention to ethical and legal issues, warrant consideration of an expansion of targets for newborn screening...
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for Fragile X Syndrome: parent attitudes and perspectives
    Debra Skinner
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 8180, USA
    Genet Med 5:378-84. 2003
    ..This study examined the attitudes and beliefs of 442 parents of children with fragile X syndrome (FXS) regarding different screening options for FXS...
  10. pmc Narrating disability, narrating religious practice: reconciliation and fragile X syndrome
    Marsha Michie
    Center for Genomics and Society, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 27599 7240, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 48:99-111. 2010
    ..The authors discuss the significance of narrative for better understanding religious perspectives on disability and conclude with the implications of these findings for practitioners and future research...
  11. ncbi request reprint Experiencing the genetic body: parents' encounters with pediatric clinical genetics
    Kelly Raspberry
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3115, USA
    Med Anthropol 26:355-91. 2007
    ....

Research Grants3

  1. CULTURE AND FAMILY INTERPRETATIONS OF GENETIC DISORDERS
    Debra Skinner; Fiscal Year: 2002
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