Rodney Clark

Summary

Affiliation: Wayne State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racism as a stressor for African Americans. A biopsychosocial model
    R Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am Psychol 54:805-16. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic diversity and behavioral medicine
    Keith E Whitfield
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:463-81. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Interactive but not direct effects of perceived racism and trait anger predict resting systolic and diastolic blood pressure in black adolescents
    Rodney Clark
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Health Psychol 25:580-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Violence exposure and optimism predict task-induced changes in blood pressure and pulse rate in a normotensive sample of inner-city black youth
    Rodney Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Biobehavioral Research Laboratory, Program for the Advancement of Youth and Urban Health, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:73-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Moderating effects of perceived racism on John Henryism and blood pressure reactivity in Black female college students
    Rodney Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:126-31. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Brief report: Initial psychometric properties of the everyday discrimination scale in black adolescents
    Rodney Clark
    Biobehavioral Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, 71 West Warren, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Adolesc 27:363-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Parental history of hypertension and coping responses predict blood pressure changes in black college volunteers undergoing a speaking task about perceptions of racism
    Rodney Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:1012-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-reported racism and social support predict blood pressure reactivity in Blacks
    Rodney Clark
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:127-36. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship of perceived parenting practices to anger regulation and coping strategies in African-American adolescents
    Rodney Clark
    Biobehavioral Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, 71 West Warren, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Adolesc 25:373-84. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Family conflict predicts blood pressure changes in African-American adolescents: a preliminary examination
    R Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Adolesc 23:355-8. 2000

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Racism as a stressor for African Americans. A biopsychosocial model
    R Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am Psychol 54:805-16. 1999
    ..A contextual model for systematic studies of the biopsychosocial effects of perceived racism is then presented, along with recommendations for future research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic diversity and behavioral medicine
    Keith E Whitfield
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:463-81. 2002
    ..Suggestions are provided with regard to methodological refinement of research and insights into possible future directions in behavioral medicine research on ethnically and economically diverse populations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Interactive but not direct effects of perceived racism and trait anger predict resting systolic and diastolic blood pressure in black adolescents
    Rodney Clark
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Health Psychol 25:580-5. 2006
    ..The findings may have important longer term implications for future research examining the contribution of psychosocial factors to cardiac and vascular functioning in Blacks...
  4. ncbi request reprint Violence exposure and optimism predict task-induced changes in blood pressure and pulse rate in a normotensive sample of inner-city black youth
    Rodney Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Biobehavioral Research Laboratory, Program for the Advancement of Youth and Urban Health, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:73-9. 2006
    ..This investigation examined the association of violence exposure (home and neighborhood) and optimism to task-induced changes in systolic blood pressure (SBP), diastolic blood pressure (DBP), and pulse rate (PR)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Moderating effects of perceived racism on John Henryism and blood pressure reactivity in Black female college students
    Rodney Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:126-31. 2004
    ..Research suggest that perceived racism might moderate the relation between such Pearson variables as John Henryism and cardiac/vascular functioning...
  6. ncbi request reprint Brief report: Initial psychometric properties of the everyday discrimination scale in black adolescents
    Rodney Clark
    Biobehavioral Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, 71 West Warren, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Adolesc 27:363-8. 2004
    ..Correlation analyses indicated that the Everyday Discrimination Scale score was significantly related to internalizing and externalizing symptoms (ps < 0.0002)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Parental history of hypertension and coping responses predict blood pressure changes in black college volunteers undergoing a speaking task about perceptions of racism
    Rodney Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:1012-9. 2003
    ..This investigation explored the relationship of coping responses and parental history of hypertension to task-induced blood pressure changes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-reported racism and social support predict blood pressure reactivity in Blacks
    Rodney Clark
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:127-36. 2003
    ..The findings highlight the importance of examining the joint contribution of real-world experiences and coping resources to blood pressure reactivity in Blacks...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship of perceived parenting practices to anger regulation and coping strategies in African-American adolescents
    Rodney Clark
    Biobehavioral Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, 71 West Warren, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Adolesc 25:373-84. 2002
    ..04), and perceptions of parental autonomy granting were negatively related to anger-out (p<0.02). These findings highlight the potential importance of the perceived parent-adolescent relationship for African-American adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Family conflict predicts blood pressure changes in African-American adolescents: a preliminary examination
    R Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Adolesc 23:355-8. 2000
    ..Although preliminary, these findings highlight the importance of exploring environmental processes that may influence physiological outcomes in adolescents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of racism-specific coping styles as predictors of cardiovascular functioning
    R Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:286-95. 2001
    ..This study examined the relationship between racism-specific coping strategies and cardiovascular responses to an ethnically relevant speaking task...
  12. ncbi request reprint Preliminary study examining relationship between family environment and resting mean arterial pressure in African-American youth
    R Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Adolesc Health 27:3-5. 2000
    ..Regression analyses indicated that the cumulative risk associated with the family environment was predictive of resting mean arterial pressure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Perceived racism and vascular reactivity in black college women: moderating effects of seeking social support
    Rodney Clark
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Health Psychol 25:20-5. 2006
    ..These findings highlight the importance of examining psychosocial factors that may mitigate the hypothesized relationship between perceived racism and reactivity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Large arterial elasticity varies as a function of gender and racism-related vigilance in black youth
    Rodney Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:562-9. 2006
    ..This exploratory study examined the relationship of gender and racism-related vigilance to baseline and task-induced changes in large arterial elasticity (LAE)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interactive effects of perceived racism and coping responses predict a school-based assessment of blood pressure in black youth
    Rodney Clark
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:1-9. 2006
    ..No study could be found, however, that has explored the independent and interactive effects of perceived racism and coping responses in a cohort who probably has the greatest risk of developing primary hypertension--Black youth...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessment of self-reported anger expression in pre- and early-adolescent African Americans: psychometric considerations
    Cheryl A Armstead
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina Columbia, 1512 Pendleton Street, Columbia SC 29108, USA
    J Adolesc 25:365-71. 2002
    ..05). The component structures for the anger-control subscale (STAXI) and the anger subscales (FAS) were similar to those reported by the scale authors...
  17. pmc Effects of perceived racism, cultural mistrust and trust in providers on satisfaction with care
    Ramona Benkert
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1532-40. 2006
    ..Results suggest that improving health outcomes for African Americans requires a broader understanding of cultural competence, one that addresses societal racism and its impact on provider-patient relationships...

Research Grants2

  1. PREDICTORS OF BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL OUTCOMES IN BLACK YOUTH
    Rodney Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Biobehavioral Correlates of Racism in Arab Americans
    Rodney Clark; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....