Bruce Compas

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Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Coping with chronic illness in childhood and adolescence
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 8:455-80. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Family group cognitive-behavioral preventive intervention for families of depressed parents: 18- and 24-month outcomes
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, VanderbiltUniversity, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:488-99. 2011
  3. pmc Coping and parenting: Mediators of 12-month outcomes of a family group cognitive-behavioral preventive intervention with families of depressed parents
    Bruce E Compas
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Peabody 552, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:623-34. 2010
  4. pmc Randomized controlled trial of a family cognitive-behavioral preventive intervention for children of depressed parents
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:1007-20. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychobiological processes of stress and coping: implications for resilience in children and adolescents--comments on the papers of Romeo & McEwen and Fisher et al
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody 512, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:226-34. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Latent variable analysis of coping, anxiety/depression, and somatic symptoms in adolescents with chronic pain
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1132-42. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Temperament, stress reactivity, and coping:implications for depression in childhood and adolescence
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:21-31. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Measurement of coping and stress responses in women with breast cancer
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody 512, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Psychooncology 15:1038-54. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Cross-situational coping with peer and family stressors in adolescent offspring of depressed parents
    Sarah S Jaser
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Peabody 512, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Adolesc 30:917-32. 2007
  10. pmc Caretaking behaviors by adolescent children of mothers with and without a history of depression
    Jennifer E Champion
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:156-66. 2009

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Publications29

  1. pmc Coping with chronic illness in childhood and adolescence
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 8:455-80. 2012
    ..Avenues for future research are highlighted...
  2. doi request reprint Family group cognitive-behavioral preventive intervention for families of depressed parents: 18- and 24-month outcomes
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, VanderbiltUniversity, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:488-99. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Coping and parenting: Mediators of 12-month outcomes of a family group cognitive-behavioral preventive intervention with families of depressed parents
    Bruce E Compas
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Peabody 552, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:623-34. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Randomized controlled trial of a family cognitive-behavioral preventive intervention for children of depressed parents
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:1007-20. 2009
    ..Implications for the prevention of adverse outcomes in children of depressed parents are highlighted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychobiological processes of stress and coping: implications for resilience in children and adolescents--comments on the papers of Romeo & McEwen and Fisher et al
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody 512, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:226-34. 2006
    ..Implications for future research on resilience and the development of interventions to promote resilience are highlighted...
  6. ncbi request reprint Latent variable analysis of coping, anxiety/depression, and somatic symptoms in adolescents with chronic pain
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1132-42. 2006
    ..Implications for understanding child and adolescent coping with pain are highlighted...
  7. ncbi request reprint Temperament, stress reactivity, and coping:implications for depression in childhood and adolescence
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:21-31. 2004
    ..Temperamental characteristics may moderate and be moderated by stress responses and coping in their effects on depression. Directions for future research are highlighted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measurement of coping and stress responses in women with breast cancer
    Bruce E Compas
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody 512, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Psychooncology 15:1038-54. 2006
    ..Significant correlations with symptoms of anxiety and depression are also reported. Applications of the RSQ-CV for research with breast cancer patients are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cross-situational coping with peer and family stressors in adolescent offspring of depressed parents
    Sarah S Jaser
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Peabody 512, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Adolesc 30:917-32. 2007
    ..Implications for understanding the characteristics of effective coping with stress related to living with a depressed parent are highlighted...
  10. pmc Caretaking behaviors by adolescent children of mothers with and without a history of depression
    Jennifer E Champion
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:156-66. 2009
    ..Theoretical and clinical implications are discussed...
  11. pmc Self-reported and laboratory-based responses to stress in children with recurrent pain and anxiety
    Lynette M Dufton
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody 512, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:95-105. 2011
    ..To examine heart rate (HR) responses to and coping with stress in children with recurrent abdominal pain (RAP), anxiety, and healthy controls...
  12. ncbi request reprint A quantitative meta-analysis of neurocognitive sequelae in survivors of pediatric brain tumors
    Kristen E Robinson
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennesse 37203, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:525-31. 2010
    ..Deficits in neurocognitive functioning are an important area of late effects in survivors of pediatric brain tumors, but a quantitative analysis of the magnitude of these deficits has yet to be conducted...
  13. pmc Working memory in survivors of childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia: functional neuroimaging analyses
    Kristen E Robinson
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:585-90. 2010
    ..Despite indications of deficits based on cognitive assessment, the identification of specific mechanisms of neurocognitive deficits using neuroimaging techniques has yet to be adequately considered...
  14. doi request reprint Parental depression and interparental conflict: children and adolescents' self-blame and coping responses
    Jessica M Fear
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:762-6. 2009
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  15. pmc Anxiety and somatic complaints in children with recurrent abdominal pain and anxiety disorders
    Lynette M Dufton
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:176-86. 2009
    ..To compare anxiety symptoms and disorders in children and adolescents with recurrent abdominal pain (RAP), anxiety disorders, and healthy control children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Coping with the stress of parental depression II: adolescent and parent reports of coping and adjustment
    Sarah S Jaser
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:193-205. 2005
    ..Implications for future research on coping and adjustment in offspring of depressed parents are highlighted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of stress on pain threshold and tolerance in children with recurrent abdominal pain
    Lynette M Dufton
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody 512, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Pain 136:38-43. 2008
    ..The present research demonstrates the first evidence of the occurrence of stress-induced hyperalgesia in a pediatric pain population...
  18. pmc Direct observation of mother-child communication in pediatric cancer: assessment of verbal and non-verbal behavior and emotion
    Madeleine J Dunn
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:565-75. 2011
    ..To examine the acceptability and feasibility of coding observed verbal and nonverbal behavioral and emotional components of mother-child communication among families of children with cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Coping with the stress of parental depression: parents' reports of children's coping, emotional, and behavioral problems
    Adela M Langrock
    Department of Psychology, Middlebury College, VT, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:312-24. 2002
    ..Implications of these findings for developing interventions for children to reduce the risk of psychopathology are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stress, coping, and immune function in breast cancer
    Linda J Luecken
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:336-44. 2002
    ..Although strong evidence suggests that coping and psychosocial intervention can improve psychological outcomes for breast cancer patients, potential effects on physiological outcomes remain speculative...
  21. ncbi request reprint Attentional biases to pain and social threat in children with recurrent abdominal pain
    Margaret C Boyer
    Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:209-20. 2006
    ..Previous research indicates that individuals attend to disorder-relevant threat words, and in this study, attentional biases to disorder-relevant threat (pain), alternative threat (social threat), and neutral words were compared...
  22. ncbi request reprint Self-blame and distress among women with newly diagnosed breast cancer
    Kymberley K Bennett
    Department of Psychology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809, USA
    J Behav Med 28:313-23. 2005
    ..Furthermore, perceptions of control did not mediate the self-blame/distress relation. Implications for social cognitive processes in adaptation to breast cancer are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Parent reports of coping and stress responses in children with recurrent abdominal pain
    Alexandra Harding Thomsen
    University of Vermont, Burlington 05405, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 27:215-26. 2002
    ..To examine relationships among coping, stress responses, pain, somatic symptoms, and anxious/depressed symptoms in a sample of children and adolescents with recurrent abdominal pain (RAP)...
  24. pmc Single parents of children with chronic illness: an understudied phenomenon
    Ronald T Brown
    Temple University, College of Health 3307 North Broad Street, 300 Jones Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:408-21. 2008
    ..To examine the chronic illness literature and evaluate the impact on single parenting and children and adolescents with chronic illness...
  25. ncbi request reprint Stressors and child and adolescent psychopathology: measurement issues and prospective effects
    Kathryn E Grant
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:412-25. 2004
    ..Implications of these findings are that conclusive evidence now exists for the importance of stressors in the development of child and adolescent psychopathology...
  26. ncbi request reprint Alterations in morning cortisol associated with PTSD in women with breast cancer
    Linda J Luecken
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    J Psychosom Res 56:13-5. 2004
    ..The current study investigated morning cortisol levels in newly diagnosed (i.e., within 6 months) breast cancer patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological effects of treatments for adults with cancer: a meta-analysis and review of the literature
    Cay Anderson-Hanley
    Department of Psychology, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:967-82. 2003
    ..More research is needed to clarify which treatments may produce cognitive decrements, the size of those effects, and their duration, while ruling out a wide variety of possible mediating or moderating variables...
  28. ncbi request reprint Stressors and child and adolescent psychopathology: moving from markers to mechanisms of risk
    Kathryn E Grant
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Psychol Bull 129:447-66. 2003
    ..Results generally provide support for the specific model as well as for the broader model...
  29. ncbi request reprint Stress and psychopathology in children and adolescents: is there evidence of specificity?
    Susan D McMahon
    Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:107-33. 2003
    ..Little evidence for specificity was found. Methodological problems in the literature and the lack of theory-driven specificity research are discussed, and directions for future research are identified...

Research Grants14

  1. Parent-Child Communication About Cancer
    Bruce Compas; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  2. Parent-Child Communication About Cancer
    Bruce Compas; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Family Cognitive-Behavioral Prevention of Depression
    Bruce Compas; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. Family Cognitive-Behavioral Prevention of Depression
    Bruce Compas; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  5. Family Cognitive-Behavioral Prevention of Depression
    Bruce Compas; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  6. Family Cognitive-Behavioral Prevention of Depression
    Bruce Compas; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  7. COMPARISON OF PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTION IN BREAST CANCER
    Bruce Compas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The effects of the interventions on affective distress are hypothesized to be mediated by decreased use of avoidance coping methods, decreased levels of intrusive negative thoughts, and increased use of engagement coping. ..
  8. COMPARISON OF PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTION IN BREAST CANCER
    Bruce Compas; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The effects of the interventions on affective distress are hypothesized to be mediated by decreased use of avoidance coping methods, decreased levels of intrusive negative thoughts, and increased use of engagement coping. ..
  9. COMPARISON OF PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTION IN BREAST CANCER
    Bruce Compas; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The effects of the interventions on affective distress are hypothesized to be mediated by decreased use of avoidance coping methods, decreased levels of intrusive negative thoughts, and increased use of engagement coping. ..
  10. Parent-Child Communication About Cancer
    Bruce E Compas; Fiscal Year: 2010
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