Marsha Mailick Seltzer

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Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The symptoms of autism spectrum disorders in adolescence and adulthood
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2280, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:565-81. 2003
  2. pmc Midlife and aging parents of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: impacts of lifelong parenting
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 116:479-99. 2011
  3. pmc Behavioral phenotype of fragile X syndrome in adolescence and adulthood
    Leann E Smith
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 117:1-17. 2012
  4. pmc Trajectories of emotional well-being in mothers of adolescents and adults with autism
    Erin T Barker
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:551-61. 2011
  5. pmc Daily experiences among mothers of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder
    Leann E Smith
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:167-78. 2010
  6. pmc Stability and change in health, functional abilities, and behavior problems among adults with and without Down syndrome
    Anna J Esbensen
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 113:263-77. 2008
  7. pmc Differential sensitivity to life stress in FMR1 premutation carrier mothers of children with fragile X syndrome
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Health Psychol 31:612-22. 2012
  8. pmc Daily stress and cortisol patterns in parents of adult children with a serious mental illness
    Erin T Barker
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, USA
    Health Psychol 31:130-4. 2012
  9. pmc Marital satisfaction and life circumstances of grown children with autism across 7 years
    Sigan L Hartley
    Waisman Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:688-97. 2012
  10. pmc Maternal cortisol levels and behavior problems in adolescents and adults with ASD
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:457-69. 2010

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint The symptoms of autism spectrum disorders in adolescence and adulthood
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2280, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:565-81. 2003
    ..Findings were interpreted in the context of life course development, reformulations of diagnostic criteria, and changing service contexts for individuals with autism spectrum disorders...
  2. pmc Midlife and aging parents of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: impacts of lifelong parenting
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 116:479-99. 2011
    ..4%) and in the early years of old age (38.6%), and there were different patterns of parental outcomes, depending on the residential status of the adult with intellectual and developmental disabilities...
  3. pmc Behavioral phenotype of fragile X syndrome in adolescence and adulthood
    Leann E Smith
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 117:1-17. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Trajectories of emotional well-being in mothers of adolescents and adults with autism
    Erin T Barker
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:551-61. 2011
    ..These results have implications for midlife and aging families of children with an ASD and those who provide services to these families...
  5. pmc Daily experiences among mothers of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder
    Leann E Smith
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:167-78. 2010
    ..Daily experiences were subsequently related to well-being in both groups. These findings highlight the need for family support services...
  6. pmc Stability and change in health, functional abilities, and behavior problems among adults with and without Down syndrome
    Anna J Esbensen
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 113:263-77. 2008
    ..Placement out of the parental home and parental death were predictors of change in health, functional abilities, and behavior problems...
  7. pmc Differential sensitivity to life stress in FMR1 premutation carrier mothers of children with fragile X syndrome
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Health Psychol 31:612-22. 2012
    ..The premutation of the FMR1 gene (defined as between 55 and 200 CGG repeats) is estimated to affect 1 in 149 females and 1 in 643 males, and some people who carry the FMR1 premutation display signs of impairment...
  8. pmc Daily stress and cortisol patterns in parents of adult children with a serious mental illness
    Erin T Barker
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, USA
    Health Psychol 31:130-4. 2012
    ..The goal of the current study was to examine whether parenting an adult child with a serious mental illness (SMI) has a physiological impact on parents...
  9. pmc Marital satisfaction and life circumstances of grown children with autism across 7 years
    Sigan L Hartley
    Waisman Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:688-97. 2012
    ..Interventions aimed at managing the behavior problems of adolescents and adults with ASDs may help strengthen parents' marital relationship...
  10. pmc Maternal cortisol levels and behavior problems in adolescents and adults with ASD
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:457-69. 2010
    ..A history of elevated behavior problems moderated the effect of behavior problems the day before on maternal cortisol level. Implications for interventions for both the mother and the individual with ASD are suggested...
  11. pmc The relative risk and timing of divorce in families of children with an autism spectrum disorder
    Sigan L Hartley
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:449-57. 2010
    ..Findings have implications for interventions focused on ameliorating ongoing and long-term marital strains for parents of children with an ASD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Transition and change in adolescents and young adults with autism: longitudinal effects on maternal well-being
    Julie Lounds
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 112:401-17. 2007
    ..In addition, improvements in maternal well-being and relationship quality were observed in mothers of daughters, in mothers of individuals with mental retardation as well as ASD, and in mothers of those in better health...
  13. pmc Siblings of adults with mild intellectual deficits or mental illness: differential life course outcomes
    Julie Lounds Taylor
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:905-14. 2008
    ..There were no differences between groups in the patterns of marriage and childbearing...
  14. pmc Change in autism symptoms and maladaptive behaviors in adolescents and adults with an autism spectrum disorder
    Paul T Shattuck
    University of Wisconsin, 533 Waisman Ctr, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1735-47. 2007
    ..Compared to adolescents, older sample members (31 and older) had fewer maladaptive behaviors and experienced more improvement in these behaviors over time...
  15. pmc Marital satisfaction and parenting experiences of mothers and fathers of adolescents and adults with autism
    Sigan L Hartley
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 116:81-95. 2011
    ..Results emphasized the connection between the marital relationship and parenting experiences and overlapping but unique experiences of mothers and fathers...
  16. pmc Psychosocial and biological markers of daily lives of midlife parents of children with disabilities
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 50:1-15. 2009
    ..In addition, their diurnal rhythm of cortisol expression differed significantly from the comparison group, a pattern that was strongest for parents of children with disabilities on days when they spent more time with their children...
  17. pmc Factors predictive of midlife occupational attainment and psychological functioning in adults with mild intellectual deficits
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Waisman Center, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 114:128-43. 2009
    ..Implications for contemporary models of transition planning are discussed...
  18. pmc Social support and well-being at mid-life among mothers of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders
    Leann E Smith
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI, 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1818-26. 2012
    ..Social support predicted changes in well-being above and beyond the impact of child behavior problems. Implications for clinical practice are discussed...
  19. pmc Longitudinal effects of adaptability on behavior problems and maternal depression in families of adolescents with autism
    Jason K Baker
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Fam Psychol 25:601-9. 2011
    ..These associations did not appear to depend upon the intellectual disability status of the individual with autism. Implications for autism, parent mental health, family systems theory, and intervention with this population are discussed...
  20. pmc Change in maternal criticism and behavior problems in adolescents and adults with autism across a 7-year period
    Jason K Baker
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:465-75. 2011
    ..Changes in behavior problems were not predictive of end levels of criticism. Implications for intervention and prevention efforts are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison groups in autism family research: Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, and schizophrenia
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:41-8. 2004
    ..We discuss both matching and statistical control procedures and point to next steps in this line of comparative autism family research...
  22. ncbi request reprint Trajectory of development in adolescents and adults with autism
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:234-47. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, most individuals do not attain normative outcomes in adulthood and continue to manifest significant degrees of symptomatology and dependency. However, a small sub-group (about 15%) has more favorable adult outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Life course impacts of mild intellectual deficits
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:451-68. 2005
    ..Differences were not evident, however, in patterns of family formation, social support, job satisfaction, or objective measures of physical health...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bidirectional effects of expressed emotion and behavior problems and symptoms in adolescents and adults with autism
    Jan S Greenberg
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:229-49. 2006
    ..Although autism is a complex genetic disorder, the effect of the family environment in shaping the behavioral phenotype should not be underestimated...
  25. pmc A longitudinal investigation of psychotropic and non-psychotropic medication use among adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders
    Anna J Esbensen
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, rm 561, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1339-49. 2009
    ..5 years later. Our findings suggested a high likelihood of staying medicated over time. Thus, adolescents and adults with ASD are a highly and increasingly medicated population...
  26. pmc A comparative analysis of well-being and coping among mothers of toddlers and mothers of adolescents with ASD
    Leann E Smith
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:876-89. 2008
    ..Although there was evidence of maternal distress in both groups, the presence of significant buffering effects reflects adaptation in the face of stress, particularly for mothers of adolescents...
  27. pmc Prevalence of CGG expansions of the FMR1 gene in a US population-based sample
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 159:589-97. 2012
    ..Although not statistically significant, premutation carriers were twice as likely to have a child with disability...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychological well-being and coping in mothers of youths with autism, Down syndrome, or fragile X syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 109:237-54. 2004
    ..The most consistent predictor of maternal outcomes was the adolescent or young adult's behavioral symptoms...
  29. pmc Symptoms and behavior problems of adolescents and adults with autism: effects of mother-child relationship quality, warmth, and praise
    Leann E Smith
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 113:387-402. 2008
    ..Maternal warmth and praise were also related to symptom abatement in the repetitive behaviors domain...
  30. pmc Exploring the adult life of men and women with fragile X syndrome: results from a national survey
    Sigan L Hartley
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 116:16-35. 2011
    ..Services for adults with fragile X syndrome should not only target functional skills but interpersonal skills and co-occurring mental health conditions...
  31. pmc Long-term Effects of Child Death on Parents' Health Related Quality of Life: A Dyadic Analysis
    Jieun Song
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1500 Highland Ave Room 557, Madison, WI 53705 2280
    Fam Relat 59:269-282. 2010
    ..Multilevel models indicated that marital closeness mitigated the negative effects of bereavement...
  32. pmc Daily health symptoms of mothers of adolescents and adults with fragile x syndrome and mothers of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder
    Leann E Smith
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI, 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1836-46. 2012
    ..Mothers of children with disabilities appear to be at particular risk for health problems, highlighting a need for comprehensive services for families across the lifespan...
  33. pmc Developmental trajectories in adolescents and adults with autism: the case of daily living skills
    Leann E Smith
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53704, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:622-31. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate the longitudinal course of daily living skills in a large, community-based sample of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) over a 10-year period...
  34. pmc Age-related differences in restricted repetitive behaviors in autism spectrum disorders
    Anna J Esbensen
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:57-66. 2009
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of a self-report measure of depression for individuals with mental retardation
    Anna J Esbensen
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:469-81. 2005
    ..Thus, the SRDQ appears to be a reliable and valid measure of depressive symptomatology for individuals with mild or moderate mental retardation. Screening procedures are suggested...
  36. ncbi request reprint Life course studies of siblings of individuals with developmental disabilities
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Ment Retard 43:354-9. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Accommodative coping and well-being of midlife parents of children with mental health problems or developmental disabilities
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center and School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 74:187-95. 2004
    ..This effect was stronger for parents of individuals with a severe mental health problem than for the comparison group...
  38. pmc The effect of quality of the relationship between mothers and adult children with schizophrenia, autism, or down syndrome on maternal well-being: the mediating role of optimism
    Jan Steven Greenberg
    Waisman Center and School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 74:14-25. 2004
    ..The findings highlight the importance of dispositional optimism, a psychological resource that has been virtually ignored in studies of family caregivers of adults with disabilities...
  39. ncbi request reprint Peer relationships and social and recreational activities among adolescents and adults with autism
    Gael I Orsmond
    Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:245-56. 2004
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Mother-child relationship quality among adolescents and adults with autism
    Gael I Orsmond
    Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:121-37. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Mothers of adolescents and adults with autism: parenting multiple children with disabilities
    Gael I Orsmond
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 45:257-70. 2007
    ..Findings are discussed with respect to understanding the needs of such families, including service provision...
  42. ncbi request reprint Siblings of individuals with autism spectrum disorders across the life course
    Gael I Orsmond
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:313-20. 2007
    ..Finally, we note the variability in sibling outcomes, and suggest further examination of potential moderating and mediating factors, including genetic predispositions...