Velma Murry

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Contributions of family environment and parenting processes to sexual risk and substance use of rural African American males: a 4-year longitudinal analysis
    Velma M Murry
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, PMB 229, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 83:299-309. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Intervention induced changes on parenting practices, youth self-pride and sexual norms to reduce HIV-related behaviors among rural African American youths
    Velma McBride Murry
    Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, 90 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203 5721, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 40:1147-63. 2011
  3. pmc Linking parental socialization to interpersonal protective processes, academic self-presentation, and expectations among rural African American youth
    Velma McBride Murry
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, GA, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:1-10. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal links among parenting, self-presentations to peers, and the development of externalizing and internalizing symptoms in African American siblings
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:185-205. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal direct and indirect pathways linking older sibling competence to the development of younger sibling competence
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:618-28. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Ties that bind: implications of social support for rural, partnered African American women's health functioning
    Angela R Black
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:216-23. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of family risk factors on dosage and efficacy of a family-centered preventive intervention for rural African Americans
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA, 30602 4527, USA
    Prev Sci 7:281-91. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal pathways to competence and psychological adjustment among African American children living in rural single-parent households
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 73:1505-16. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Prevention effects moderate the association of 5-HTTLPR and youth risk behavior initiation: gene x environment hypotheses tested via a randomized prevention design
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 80:645-61. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Protective longitudinal paths linking child competence to behavioral problems among African American siblings
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research Institute for Behavioral Research, and Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 75:455-67. 2004

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Contributions of family environment and parenting processes to sexual risk and substance use of rural African American males: a 4-year longitudinal analysis
    Velma M Murry
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, PMB 229, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 83:299-309. 2013
    ..The implication for future research and preventive interventions is discussed. ..
  2. doi request reprint Intervention induced changes on parenting practices, youth self-pride and sexual norms to reduce HIV-related behaviors among rural African American youths
    Velma McBride Murry
    Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, 90 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203 5721, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 40:1147-63. 2011
    ..The findings underscore the powerful effects of parenting practices among rural African American families that over time serve a protective role in reducing youth's risk behavior, including HIV vulnerable behaviors...
  3. pmc Linking parental socialization to interpersonal protective processes, academic self-presentation, and expectations among rural African American youth
    Velma McBride Murry
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, GA, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:1-10. 2009
    ..The results highlight the need to disaggregate racial and ethnic socialization to attain a better understanding of the ways in which these parenting domains uniquely forecast youth self-pride and academic orientation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal links among parenting, self-presentations to peers, and the development of externalizing and internalizing symptoms in African American siblings
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:185-205. 2005
    ..Wave 2 self-presentations were linked indirectly with changes from Wave 1 to Wave 3 in externalizing and internalizing symptoms through their association with academic competence...
  5. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal direct and indirect pathways linking older sibling competence to the development of younger sibling competence
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:618-28. 2003
    ..Structural equation modeling controlled for Wave 1 YS competence; thus, the model accounted for change in YS competence across 3 years...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ties that bind: implications of social support for rural, partnered African American women's health functioning
    Angela R Black
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:216-23. 2005
    ..Future research should identify other factors salient to health functioning among members of this population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of family risk factors on dosage and efficacy of a family-centered preventive intervention for rural African Americans
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA, 30602 4527, USA
    Prev Sci 7:281-91. 2006
    ..The results highlight the need for engagement strategies for recruiting and retaining high-risk families in preventive interventions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal pathways to competence and psychological adjustment among African American children living in rural single-parent households
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 73:1505-16. 2002
    ..The data were reanalyzed controlling for Wave 1 child competence and adjustment. All paths remained significant, indicating that the model accounted for change in child competence and adjustment across 2 years...
  9. doi request reprint Prevention effects moderate the association of 5-HTTLPR and youth risk behavior initiation: gene x environment hypotheses tested via a randomized prevention design
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 80:645-61. 2009
    ..Control youths at genetic risk initiated risk behavior at twice the rate of SAAF youths at genetic risk and youths not at genetic risk in either condition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Protective longitudinal paths linking child competence to behavioral problems among African American siblings
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research Institute for Behavioral Research, and Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 75:455-67. 2004
    ..The importance of replicating processes leading to outcomes among children in the same study is discussed...
  11. doi request reprint Psychological functioning, support for self-management, and glycemic control among rural African American adults with diabetes mellitus type 2
    Gene H Brody
    University of Georgia, Center for Family Research, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S83-90. 2008
    ..To test a contextual-ecological model of factors relevant for glycemic control in an understudied and vulnerable population of persons with diabetes mellitus Type 2...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Strong African American Families program: longitudinal pathways to sexual risk reduction
    Velma McBride Murry
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    J Adolesc Health 41:333-42. 2007
    ..To identify the mechanisms by which intervention-induced increases in adaptive parenting were associated with a reduction in sexual risk behavior among rural African American adolescents across a 29-month period...
  13. ncbi request reprint Correlates of elevated depressive symptoms among rural African American adults with type 2 diabetes
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:106-12. 2007
    ..The study objective was to examine the health-related and sociocontextual correlates of elevated depressive symptoms among rural African American adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Strong African American Families Program: translating research into prevention programming
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development and Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 75:900-17. 2004
    ..Intervention-induced changes in parenting mediated the effect of intervention group influences on changes in protective factors over a 7-month period...
  15. ncbi request reprint Perceived discrimination and the adjustment of African American youths: a five-year longitudinal analysis with contextual moderation effects
    Gene H Brody
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Child Dev 77:1170-89. 2006
    ..The findings thus identify contextual variables that moderate the contribution of perceived discrimination to African American youths' adjustment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood disadvantage moderates associations of parenting and older sibling problem attitudes and behavior with conduct disorders in African American children
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:211-22. 2003
    ..Future research and prevention programs should focus on the specific neighborhood processes associated with increased vulnerability for behavior problems...
  17. ncbi request reprint The strong African American families program: prevention of youths' high-risk behavior and a test of a model of change
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development, Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:1-11. 2006
    ..Changes in regulated, communicative parenting mediated the intervention's impact on youths' recognition of changes in parenting, which in turn was linked to changes in youths' high-risk behavior...
  18. pmc Long-term effects of the strong African American families program on youths' alcohol use
    Gene H Brody
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605 4527, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:281-5. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint Metro status and African-American adolescents' risk for substance use
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 4527, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:454-7. 2006
    ..Students in rural areas reported equivalent or higher rates of substance use than did students in urban or suburban areas. Attention to substance use prevention among rural African-American students is warranted...
  20. ncbi request reprint The influence of high school dropout on substance use among African American youth
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 4:35-51. 2005
    ..Compared with students, dropout youth were 1.6 times more likely to smoke cigarettes and 1.3 times more likely to smoke marijuana. Partial mediational effects emerged for problem behavior and use of cigarettes and marijuana...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk and protective factors for substance use among African American high school dropouts
    Steven M Kogan
    Center for Family Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:382-91. 2005
    ..Religious involvement directly predicted conventional peer affiliations and positive life orientation. Conventional peer affiliations mediated the other variables' influence on substance use...
  22. pmc Parenting moderates a genetic vulnerability factor in longitudinal increases in youths' substance use
    Gene H Brody
    University of Georgia, Center for Family Research, 1095 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:1-11. 2009
    ..This study demonstrates that parenting processes have the potential to ameliorate genetic risk...
  23. ncbi request reprint The Strong African American Families Program: a cluster-randomized prevention trial of long-term effects and a mediational model
    Gene H Brody
    Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4527, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:356-66. 2006
    ..Intervention-induced changes in youth protective factors mediated the effect of group assignment on long-term changes in use...
  24. ncbi request reprint Partnering with community stakeholders: engaging rural African American families in basic research and The Strong African American Families Preventive Intervention Program
    Velma McBride Murry
    Center for Family Research, Institute for Behavioral Research, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4527, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:271-83. 2004
    ..The Center's researchers have formulated future directions for engaging rural families in basic research and preventive intervention programs...

Research Grants10

  1. Preventing Risk Behaviors Among African American Youth
    Velma Murry; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Preventing Risk Behaviors Among African American Youth
    Velma Murry; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Preventing Risk Behaviors Among African American Youth
    Velma Murry; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  4. Preventing Risk Behaviors Among African American Youth
    Velma Murry; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  5. Computer-Based HIV Prevention Program for Rural African American Youth
    Velma McBride Murry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The sample will include 600 rural African American families with a 7th-grade student. Pre-intervention, post-intervention, and long-term follow-up assessments of youths'sexual behavior will be gathered from the entire sample. ..
  6. Computer-Based HIV Prevention Program for Rural African American Youth
    Velma Murry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The sample will include 600 rural African American families with a 7th-grade student. Pre-intervention, post-intervention, and long-term follow-up assessments of youths' sexual behavior will be gathered from the entire sample. ..
  7. Preventing Risk Behaviors Among African American Youth
    Velma Murry; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  8. Computer-Based HIV Prevention Program for Rural African American Youth
    Velma Murry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Pretest, posttest, and long-term follow-up assessments of youths' vulnerability to HIV-related risk behavior will be gathered from the entire sample. ..