Publications and Presentations

Publications:

Please feel free to contact Dr. Gray for reprints.

Gomez, J., Carter, A. S., Forbes, D. F., & Gray, S. A. O. (in press). Parental insightfulness, observed parenting behaviors, and child cognitive outcomes. Attachment and Human Development.

Gershy, N., & Gray, S. A. O. (in press). Parental emotion regulation and parental mentalization in families of children with ADHD and behavior difficulties. Journal of Attention Disorders.

Gray, S. A. O., Lipschutz, R., & Scheeringa, M. (in press). Young children’s physiological reactivity during memory recall: Associations with posttraumatic stress and parent physiological synchrony. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Lipschutz, R., Gray, S. A. O., Weems C., & Scheeringa, M. (2017). Respiratory sinus arrhythmia in cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress symptoms in children: Treatment and gender effects. Applied Biofeedback and Psychophysiology.

Gray, S. A. O., Jones, C. W., Theall, K. P., Glackin, E., & Drury, S. (2017). Thinking across generations: Unique contributions of maternal early life and prenatal stress to infant physiology. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Hill, T., Gray, S. A. O., Baker, C., Kamps, J., Boggs, K., Carey, E., Johnson, C., & Varela, E. (2017). A pilot study examining the Effectiveness of the PEERS Program on Social Skills and Anxiety in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities.

Esteves, K., Gray, S. A. O., Theall, K., & Drury, S. (2017). Impact of physical abuse on internalizing behavior across generations. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Gray, S. A. O., Theall, K., Lipschutz, R., & Drury, S. D. (2017). Sex differences in the contribution of Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and trauma to children’s psychopathology. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment 39(1), 67-78.

Glackin. E., & Gray, S. A. O. (2016). Violence in context: Embracing an ecological approach to violent media exposure. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy 16(1), 425-428.

Gray, S. A. O., Sweeney, K. K., Randazzo, R., & Levitt, H. (2016). ‘Am I Doing the Right Thing?’: Pathways to parenting a gender variant child. Family Process 55(1), 123-138.

Gray, S. A. O., Forbes, D., & Briggs-Gowan, M. J., Carter, A. S. (2015). Caregiver insightfulness and young children’s violence exposure: Testing a relational model of risk and resilience. Attachment and Human Development 17(6), 615-634.

Hill, T., Gray, S. A. O., Kamps, J., & Varela, E. (2015). Age and adaptive functioning in children and adolescents with ASD: The effects of intellectual functioning and ASD symptom severity. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities. 45(12), 4074-83.

Gray, S. A. O. (2015). Widening the Circle of Security: A quasi-experimental evaluation of attachment-based professional development for family child care providers. Infant Mental Health Journal 36(3), 308-319.

Gray, S. A. O., Carter, A. S., Briggs-Gowan, M., & Jones, S. (2014). Trajectories of toddler aggression, overactivity, and inattention: Relations to second grade reading. Developmental Psychology 50(9), 2255-2263. PMCID: PMC4316814.

Carter, A. S., Gray, S. A, O., Baillargeon, R. H., & Wakschlag, L. W. (2013). A Multidimensional Approach to Disruptive Behaviors: A Lifespan Research Agenda. In P. H. Tolan & B.L. Leventhal (Eds.). Brain Research Foundation Symposium Series: Advances in development and psychopathology: Volume 1, Disruptive behavior disorders. New York: Springer.

Gray, S. A. O., Heberle, A., & Carter, A. S. (2012). Social-emotional school readiness: How do we ensure children are ready to learn? Zero to Three Journal 33(1), 4-9.

Gray, S. A. O., Carter, A. S., Briggs-Gowan, M., Hill, C., Keenan, K., Danis, B., & Wakschlag, L. (2012).  Preschool children’s observed disruptive behavior: Variations across sex, interactional context, and severity of disruptive behavior. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology 41(4), 499-507.

Gray, S. A. O, Carter, A. S., & Levitt, H. (2012). A critical review of assumptions about gender variant children in psychological research. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health 16(1), 4-30.

Carter, A. S., Wagmiller, R. J., Gray, S. A. O., McCarthy, K. J., Horwitz, S. M., & Briggs-Gowan, M. J. (2010). Prevalence of DSM-IV disorder in a representative healthy birth cohort at school entry: Sociodemographic risks and social adaptation. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 49(7), 686-698. PMCID: PMC3166638.

Carter, A. S., Martinez, F. L., & Gray, S. A. O. (2009). Stability and individual change in depressive symptoms in mothers raising young children with ASD: Maternal and child correlates. Journal of Clinical Psychology 65 (12), 1270-1280.

Recent research presentations from our lab group:

Gray, S. A. O., Jones, C., Theall, K., Glackin, E., & Drury, S. S. (2018). Intergenerational effects of maternal adverse child experiences on children’s stress physiology: Evidence across age groups. (2018). [Paper]. In S. Gray (Chair), Mechanisms of Ghosts in the Nursery: Examining Biological and Behavioral Pathways for the Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma. Paper to be presented at the World Association of Infant Mental Health Conference, Rome, Italy.

Hatch, V., Swerbenski, H., Parker, V., Carreras, J., & Gray, S. A. O. (2018). [Poster]. Social support buffers the impact of maternal violence exposure on children’s externalizing behavior. Poster to be presented at the conference of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Carreras, J., Carter, A., Forbes, D., & Gray, S. A. O. (2018). [Poster]. Parental emotion regulation: Relations with sensitive and engaged parenting. Poster to be presented at the conference of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Gray, S. A. O., Jones, C. W., Theall, K. P., & Drury, S. (2017). [Poster]. Thinking across generations: Unique contributions of maternal early life and prenatal stress to infant physiology. Poster presented at the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health 2017 Annual BIRCWH Meeting, Bethesda, MA. Abstract published in Journal of Women’s Health 26(9), 1020-1040.

Obus, E., Glackin, E., Lipschutz, R., & Gray, S. A. O. (2017). [Poster]. Rethinking the relation between arrest and PTSD symptoms. Poster presented at the conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL.

Carreras, J., Lipschutz, R., Glackin, E., Zmachinski, L., & Gray, S. A. O. (2017). [Poster]. Parenting Support Preferences for Low-Income, Violence Exposed Mothers. Poster presented at the conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Obus, E., Glackin, E., Lipschutz, R., & Gray, S. A. O. (2017). [Poster]. Associations Between Preschool Children’s Exposure to Arrest and Increased Externalizing Behaviors. Poster presented at the conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Gray, S. Carreras, J., Forbes, D. & Carter, A. S. (2017). [Paper]. Cognitive and affective predictors of sensitive parenting: Exploring psychopathology, insightfulness, and emotion dysregulation. In S. Gray (Chair), Emotion Regulation, Mentalization, and Parenting Under Stress: Cognitive and Affective Parenting Mechanisms Across Risk Conditions. Paper presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX. 

Olson, A. & Gray, S. (2017). [Poster]. Differential effects of physical and psychological violence in relation to parenting and child outcomes. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

 Glackin, E., Raymond, N., Swerbenski, H., Forbes, D., Carter, A. S., & Gray, S. (2017). [Poster]. The effect of caregiver exposure to sexual violence on insightful parenting of preschoolers. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

**Carreras, J., Lipschutz, R., Glackin, R., Zmachinski, L., & Gray, S. (2016) [Poster]. Needs assessment for parenting support services among low-income mothers. Poster presented at Louisiana School Psychology Association Annual Meeting, Lafayette, LA.
** Selected outstanding poster presentation for conference.

**Glackin, E., Gray, S. A. O., Forbes, D. F., Heberle, A., & Carter, A. S. (2016) [Poster]. Convergent validity of assessment methods for preschoolers’ exposure to trauma. Poster presented at 2016 American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.
** Selected as outstanding poster by Division 56.

Olson, A., Zmachinski, L., & Gray, S. A. O. (2016) [Poster]. Young children, parents, and trauma exposure: A systematic literature review. Poster presented at 2016 American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Gray, S. A. O. (2016). [Paper]. Using Circle of Security – Parenting in family child care: Program evaluation effectiveness outcomes and reflections on implementation. Paper presented at 2016 International Congress of Infant Studies, New Orleans, LA.

Carreras, J., Gray, S. A. O., Tenerelli, C., Dunaway, L., & Theall, K. (2016) [Poster]. Effects of initiative on school readiness vary by neighborhood support. Poster presented at 2016 National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

**Lipschutz, R., Gray, S., Theall, K., & Drury, S. (2015). [Poster]. The association between children’s post-traumatic stress, respiratory sinus arrhythmia, and potentially traumatic events. Poster presented at 2015 International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, LA.
** Selected as outstanding poster by Complex Trauma Special Interest Group.