Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- Children's adjustment following Hurricane Katrina: the role of primary caregiversVirginia Gil-Rivas
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 83:413-21. 2013..The implications of these findings for efforts to promote children's adjustment after disaster are discussed...
- Substance use after residential treatment among individuals with co-occurring disorders: the role of anxiety/depressive symptoms and trauma exposureVirginia Gil-Rivas
Interdisciplinary Health Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28213, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 23:303-14. 2009....
- The Core Beliefs Inventory: a brief measure of disruption in the assumptive worldArnie Cann
Department of Psychology Psychology, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA
Anxiety Stress Coping 23:19-34. 2010..The CBI may be a useful tool in investigating predictions about the effects of stressful experiences on an individual's assumptive world, PTG, and successful adaptation...
- Examining posttraumatic growth among Japanese university studentsKanako Taku
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
Anxiety Stress Coping 20:353-67. 2007..PTGI-J scores were positively associated with posttraumatic symptoms and correlated with type of traumatic event experienced. These results and future directions are discussed from a cross-cultural viewpoint...
- Parental response and adolescent adjustment to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacksVirginia Gil-Rivas
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
J Trauma Stress 20:1063-8. 2007..Adolescents' distress symptoms were associated with a history of mental health problems, acute stress symptoms, and parental unavailability to discuss the attacks...
- Exploring posttraumatic growth in children impacted by Hurricane Katrina: correlates of the phenomenon and developmental considerationsRyan P Kilmer
Department of Psychology, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
Child Dev 81:1211-27. 2010..Relevant theory, developmental considerations, and future directions are discussed...
- Responding to the needs of children and families after a disaster: linkages between unmet needs and caregiver functioningRyan P Kilmer
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 80:135-42. 2010..These findings highlight the importance of extending the availability of services beyond the initial postdisaster recovery period to better meet the needs of caregivers and families...
- Treatment services and service delivery models for dually diagnosed clients: variations across mental health and substance abuse providersVirginia Gil-Rivas
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28273, USA
Community Ment Health J 41:251-66. 2005..Characteristics of services provided and interactions with other service providers are also examined. Future research is needed regarding the divergent perceptions of administrators and staff and their relationship to treatment outcomes...
- Use of the revised Posttraumatic Growth Inventory for ChildrenRyan P Kilmer
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
J Trauma Stress 22:248-53. 2009..At follow-up, T1 PTG was the only significant predictor of PTG. Findings suggest that the PTGI-C-R may assist efforts to understand children's responses posttrauma...
- Finding social benefits after a collective trauma: perceiving societal changes and well-being following 9/11Michael J Poulin
Department of Psychology, State University of New York Buffalo, Buffalo, NY NY 14260 4110, USA
J Trauma Stress 22:81-90. 2009..Pre-9/11 religiousness and Republican political affiliation predicted perceiving religion-related social benefits post-9/11. Perceptions of social change are important but understudied responses to stressful events...