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Manuscripts published, in press, or accepted for publication


Refereed journal articless

         Carter, J. S. & Grant, K. E. (in press). A prospective comparison of mediating and moderating relationships among stressors, hopelessness, and internalizing symptoms in low-income urban youth with asthma. Journal of Urban Health.


         +Katz, B. N., +Esparza, N. P., Carter, J. S., Grant, K. E., & +Meyerson, D. A. (in press).  Intervening processes in the relation between neighborhood characteristics and psychological symptoms in urban youth.  Journal of Early Adolescence.


         +Farahmand, F. K., Grant, K. E., Polo, A., +Duffy, S. N., & Dubois, D. L. (2011).  School-based mental health programs for low-income urban youth: A systematic and meta-analytic review.  Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 18, 372-390. 


         +Meyerson, D. A., Grant, K. E., Carter, J. S., & Kilmer, R. (2011).  Posttraumatic growth among children and adolescents: A systematic review.  Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 949-964. 


Gaylord-Harden, N. K., +Cunningham, J., Holmbeck, G., & Grant, K. E. (2010).  

Suppressor effects in coping research with African American adolescents from low-income communities. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78, 843-855.


Gaylord-Harden, N.K., +Taylor, J. J., +Campbell, C. L., +Kesselring, C. M., & Grant, K. E. (2009). Maternal attachment and depressive symptoms in urban adolescents: The influence of coping strategies and gender. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 38, 684-695. 


         +Carleton, R. A., +Esparza, P., +Thaxter, P., & Grant, K. E. (2008).  Stress, religious coping resources, and depressive symptoms in an urban adolescent sample.  Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 47, 113-122.


         +Carlson, G. A. & Grant, K. E. (2008).  The roles of stress and coping in explaining gender differences in risk for psychopathology among African American urban adolescents.  Journal of Early Adolescence, 28, 375-404.


         Gaylord-Harden, N. K., +Gipson, P. M., +Mance, G., & Grant, K. E. (2008).  Coping patterns of low-income urban African American youth: A confirmatory factor analysis and cluster analysis of The Children’s Coping Strategies Checklist.  Psychological Assessment, 20, 10-22.


         +Saul, A. L., Grant, K. E., & Carter, J. S. (2008).  Post-traumatic reactions in adolescents: How well do the DSM-IV PTSD criteria fit the real life experience of trauma exposed youth?  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, 915-925.


         +Landis, D., Gaylord-Harden, N., +Malinowski, S., Grant, K. E., +Ford, R. E., & +Carleton, R. A. (2007).  Urban adolescent stress and hopelessness.  Journal of Adolescence, 30, 1051-1070.


         Grant, K. E. Compas, B. E., +Thurm, A. E., McMahon, S. +Gipson, P. +Campbell, A., +Krochock, K. & +Westerholm, R. I. (2006).  Stressors and child and adolescent psychopathology: Evidence of moderating and mediating effects.  Clinical Psychology Review. 26, 257-283.


         +Lyons, A. L. +Carlson, G. A., +Thurm, A. E., Grant, K. E., & +Gipson, P. Y. (2006).  Gender differences in risk factors for depression during childhood.   Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 12, 644-675. 


         Grant, K. E., +McCormick, A., +Poindexter, L., +Simpkins, T., +Janda, C. M., +Thomas, K. J., +Campbell, A.,  +Carleton, R., & +Taylor, J. J. (2005).  Exposure to violence and parenting as mediators between poverty and psychological symptoms in urban African American adolescents.  Journal of Adolescence, 28, 507-521.


         Grant, K. E., +Katz, B. N., +Thomas, K. J., +O’Koon, J. H., +Meza, C. M., +DiPasquale, A. M., & +Rodriguez, V. O. (2004).  Psychological symptoms affecting low-income urban youth.  Journal of Adolescent Research, 9, 616-634.


         Grant, K. E., +Lyons, A., L., +Finkelstein, J. S., +Conway, K. M., & +Reynolds, L. K. (2004).  Gender differences in rates of depressive symptoms among low-income urban youth: A test of two mediational hypotheses.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 33, 523-533.


         Grant, K. E., Compas, B. E., +Thurm, A. E., McMahon, S. D., & +Gipson, P. (2004).  Stressors and child and adolescent psychopathology: Measurement issues and prospective effects.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 33, 412-425.


         +Razzino, B., Ribordy, S., Grant, K. E., Ferrari, J.R., +Bowden, B., & +Zseiz, J. (2004).

Gender-related processes and drug use: Self-expression with parents, peer group selection, and achievement motivation.  Adolescence, 39, 167-178. 


          Grant, K. E., Compas, B. E., Stuhlmacher, A., +Thurm, A. E., McMahon, S., & Halpert, J. (2003).  Stressors and child and adolescent psychopathology: Moving from markers to mechanisms of risk.  Psychological Bulletin, 129, 447-466.


         Grant, K. E., +Finkelstein, J. S., & +Lyons, A., L. (2003).  Integrating psychological research with feminist activism: A model for building a liberation psychology in the U.S..  American Journal of Community Psychology, 31, 143-155.


McMahon, S. D., Grant, K.E., Compas, B.E., +Thurm, A.E., & Ey, S.  (2003). Stress and psychopathology in children and adolescents: Is there evidence of specificity?  The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines: Annual Research Review, 44, 107-133.


Grant, K. E., Grace, P., Trujillo, J., Halpert, J. A., Kessler-Cordeiro, A., +Razzino, B., & +Davis, T. H. (2002). Predicting desire for a child among low-income urban adolescent girls: Interpersonal processes in the context of poverty. Journal of Primary Prevention, 22, 341-359.


         Grant, K. E., +Marsh, P., +Syniar, G., +Williams, M., & +Addlesperger, E. (2002).  Gender differences in rates of depression among undergraduates: Measurement matters.  Journal of Adolescence, 25, 613-617. 


         +Reynolds, L. K., +O’Koon, J. H., +Papademetriou, E., +Szczygiel, S., & Grant, K. E. (2001).  Stress and somatic complaints in low-income urban adolescents.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 30, 499-514.


         Grant, K. E., +O’Koon, J., +Davis, T. H., +Roache, N., +Poindexter, L., +Armstrong, M., +Minden, J. A., & McIntosh, J. M. (2000).  Protective factors affecting low-income urban African-American youth exposed to stress.  Journal of Early Adolescence, 20, 388-417.


         Grant, K. E., & Compas, B. E.  (1995). Stress and symptoms of depression/ anxiety among adolescents: Searching for mechanisms of risk.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 63, 1015-1021.


         Compas, B. E., Worsham, N. L., Epping, J. E., Grant, K. E., Mireault, G., & Howell, D. C.  (1994).  When mom or dad has cancer: Symptoms of depression and anxiety in cancer patients, spouses and children. Health Psychology, 13,1-9.


         Carro, M. G., Grant, K. E., Gotlib, I. H., & Compas, B. E. (1993).  Postpartum depression and child development: An investigation of mothers and fathers as sources of risk and resilience.  Development and Psychopathology, 5, 567-579.


         Compas, B. E., Ey, S., & Grant, K. E. (1993).  Taxonomy, assessment, and diagnosis of depression during adolescence.  Psychological Bulletin, 114,  323-344.


         Compas, B. E., Orosan, P. G., & Grant, K. E. (1993).  Adolescent stress and coping: Implications for psychopathology during adolescence.  Journal of Adolescence, 16,  331-349.


         Peterson, A. C., Compas, B. E., Brooks-Gunn, J., Stemmler, M., Ey, S., & Grant, K. E. (1993).  Depression in adolescence.  American Psychologist, 48, 155-168.


Invited publications

         Grant, K. E., McMahon, S. D., +Duffy, S. N., & +Taylor, J. J., (2011). Stressors and their effects in adolescence. In B. Brown & M. Prinstein (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Adolescence, 3, 309-318. San Diego: Academic Press.


         Grant, K. E., McMahon, S. D., +Duffy, S. N., +Taylor, J. J., & Compas, B. E. (2010). Stressors and mental health problems in childhood and adolescence. In R. Contrada & A. Baum (Eds.). Handbook of Stress Science. Springer Publishing.


         Tolan, P. & Grant, K. E. (2009). How social and cultural contexts shape the development of coping. In E. Skinner & M. Zimmer-Gembeck (Eds.). New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development: Coping and the Development of Regulation, 124, 61-74.


Hankin, B. L., Grant, K. E., +Cheeley, C., +Wetter, E., +Farahmand, F., & +Westerholm, R. (2008).  Depressive disorders. In M. Hersen & D. Reitman (Eds.) Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment, Vol. 2: Children and Adolescents.  John Wiley & Sons.


Grant, K. E., +Behling, S., +Gipson, P. Y., & +Ford, R. E. (2005).  Adolescent stress.  The Prevention Researcher, 12, 3-6.


Grant, K. E. & McMahon, S. (2005).  Conceptualizing the role of stressors in the development of psychopathology.  In B. L. Hankin & J. R. Z. Abela (Eds.)  Development of Psychopathology: A Vulnerability-Stress Perspective.  Sage Publications.    


Compas, B. E. & Grant, K. E. (2003).  Processes of risk and resilience during adolescence:  Stress, coping, and stress reactivity.  In Lerner, Jacobs, & Wertlieb (Eds.) Handbook of Applied Developmental Science.  Sage Publications.


Grant, K. E., +Poindexter, L., +Davis, T. H., +Cho, M., & +McCormick, A. (2000).  Economic stress and psychological distress among urban African American adolescents: The mediating role of parents.  Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 20, 25-36.


Grant, K. E., +Lyons, A. L., +Landis, D., +Cho, M. H., +Scudiero, M., +Reynolds, L., +Murphy, J., & +Bryant, H. (1999).  Gender, body image, and depressive symptoms among low-income African American adolescents. Journal of Social Issues, 55, 299-316.


Compas, B. E., Grant, K. E., & Ey, S. (1994).  Psychosocial stress and child and adolescent depression: Can we be more specific?  In W. M. Reynolds & H. F. Johnston (Eds.)  Handbook of Depression in Children and Adolescents.  New York: Plenum Press.


Manuscripts submitted for publication


Refereed journal articles

         Cardemil, E. V., +O’Donnell, E. H., Esposito-Smythers, C., D’Eramo, K. S., +Derrick, B. E., Spirito, A., Grant, K. E., & Lambert, S. F. (2011). Depressive symptoms in low-income, urban fifth and sixth graders: Contextual and cognitive factors. Manuscript submitted for publication.


         +Carothers, K., Carter, J. S., Meyerson, D. A., & Grant, K. E. (2011). The costs of active coping for youth residing in urban poverty. Manuscript submitted for publication.


         Carter, J. S., +Legato, L., +Meyerson, D. A., & Grant, K. E. (2011). An examination of cognitive risk factors in low-income urban youth of color: Psychometric properties and associations with psychological symptoms. Manuscript submitted for publication.


         +Davis, T. H., Grant, K. E., +Taylor, J. J., +Nathanson, A., +Barrett, E., & +Sokolowski, C. (2011).  Stressful life experiences and peer externalizing behavior as mediators of the relation between reduced family support and externalizing symptoms in low-income urban youth.  Manuscript submitted for publication.


          +Farahmand, F., DuBois, D. L., +Duffy, S. N., +Tailor, M., Grant, K. E., +Czarlinski, J., +Masini, O., +Lyon, A., +Zander, K. J., +Nathanson, A. M. (2011).  Community-based mental health and behavioral programs for low-income, urban youth: A meta-analytic review. Manuscript submitted for publication.


         +Ford-Paz, R. E., Grant, K. E., +Sajous-Brady, D., & +Duffy, S. N. (2011). Brief report: Cultural identity, gender, and psychological symptoms in Latino adolescents. Manuscript submitted for publication.


         Grant, K. E., +Thomas, K. J., +Carlson, G. C., +Gipson, P. Y., +Mance, G. A., Carter, J. S., +Carleton, R. A., +Taylor, J. J., +Carothers, K. J., +Ford-Paz, R. E., Cardemil, E. V., & Lambert, S. F. (2011).  Specific processes linking economic stressors, exposure to community violence, and psychological symptoms affecting low-income urban youth.  Manuscript submitted for publication.


         +Mathies-Dinizulu, S., Grant, K. E., Bryant, F., & McIntosh, J. M. (2011). The role of nondisclosure in mediating the effects of exposure to community violence on psychological distress. Manuscript under preparation.


         +Taylor, J. J., +Thomas, K. J., Grant, K. E., Carter, J. S., Amrhein, K., +Lugo, E., +Carleton, R. A., +Katz, B. N., & +Farahmand, F.  (2011).  Does urban poverty affect the manifestation of depression? A factor analysis of the Children’s Depression Inventory in low-income urban youth.  Manuscript submitted for publication.


         +Thurm, A. E.,+ Carlson, G. A.., +Lyons, A. L., & Grant, K. E. (2011).   Depressive symptoms in young, urban schoolchildren: Environmental, social and cognitive risks.  Manuscript submitted for publication.


Manuscripts under preparation


Refereed journal articles

         +Carleton, R. A., Grant, K.E., +Campbell, A., +Thomas, K., +Mance, G., & +Taylor, J. J. (2011).  Specificity of cognitive predictors for depression in urban youth.  Manuscript under preparation.


         +Carleton, R. A., +Meyerson, D. A., +Cohen, J., & Grant, K.E. (2011).  Trajectory effects on the role of stressors in predicting psychological problems.  Manuscript under preparation.


         +Esparza, P., Carter, J. S., +Farahmand, F., Grant, K. E., & +Mance, G. A. (2011). Reciprocal relations among stressors, coping strategies, and psychological problems affecting urban adolescents. Manuscript under preparation.


         Gaylord-Harden, N. Duffy, S., Doxie, J., Nolan, L., DuBois, D., Grant, K. E., Carothers, K., & Tolan, P. H. (2011). The effects of coping interventions on psychosocial functioning in children and adolescents: A meta-analytic review  Manuscript under preparation.


         Grant, K. E., +Carleton, R. A., +Taylor, J. J., +Meyerson, D. A., +Cosentino, S., +Scharko, M., +Noorian, N., & +Behling, S. (2011).  Stressors moderate the relation between protective factors and mental health of urban youth.  Manuscript under preparation.


          Grant, K. E., +Westerholm, R., +Farahmand, F., +Ford-Paz, R. E., Amrhein, K., & +Mance, G., A. (2011).  The manifestation of depression in urban youth exposed to chronic stress.  Manuscript under preparation.


         +Irsheid, S., +Taylor, J., +Meyerson, D., & Grant, K. E. (2011). Race/ethnicity, family structure, and coping effects on urban youth. Manuscript under preparation.


         +Madura, C., +Czarlinski, J. A., +Lattie, E. G., & Grant, K. E. (2011). Close parent-child relationships exacerbate the association between body image concerns and depressive symptoms in urban girls. Manuscript under preparation.


         +Mathies-Dinizulu, S., McIntosh, J. M., & Grant, K. E. (2011). The influence of nondisclosure on the mental health of urban African American adolescents exposed to violence. Manuscript under preparation.


Invited publications

         Grant, K.E. & +Meyerson, D. A. (Eds.) (under preparation). Risk and protective processes affecting children and adolescents living in urban poverty. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community.


         Grant, K. E. & McMahon, S. D. (under preparation). The influence of stressors on the development of psychopathology. Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology.




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