Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Publications

Publications by Study – Pediatric Oncology

Publications by Study – Pediatric Cancer and Family Adjustment

Parental Depression

Additional Stress and Coping Studies

Publications by Year

In Press

  • Andreotti, C., King, A., Macy, E., Compas, B.E., & DeBaun, M.R. (2015, in press). The association of cytokine levels with cognitive function in children with sickle cell disease and normal MRI studies of the brain. Journal of Child Neurology.
  • Compas, B.E., Forehand, R., Thigpen, J., Hardcastle, E., Garai, E., McKee, L., Keller, G., Dunbar, J.P., Watson, K.H., Rakow, A, Bettis, A.H., Reising, M., Cole, D.A., & Sterba, S. (2015, in press). Efficacy and moderators of a family cognitive behavioral preventive intervention for children of depressed parents. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

2015

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2000

  • Connor-Smith, J. K., Compas, B. E., Wadsworth, M. E., Thomsen, A. H., & Saltzman, H. (2000). Responses to stress in adolescence: Measurement of coping and involuntary stress responses. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 976-992.
  • Primo, K., Compas, B.E., Oppedisano, G., Epping-Jordan, J.E., Howell, D.C., & Krag, D.N. (2000). Intrusive thoughts and avoidance in breast cancer: Individual differences and association with psychological distress.  Psychology & Health, 14, 1141-1153.

1999

1998

  • Compas, B.E. (1998). An agenda for coping research and theory: Basic and applied developmental issues.  International Journal of Behavioral Development, 22, 231-237.
  • Osowiecki, D., & Compas, B.E. (1998).  Psychological adjustment to cancer: Coping and control beliefs in young adult cancer patients. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 22, 483-499.
  • Compas, B.E., Haaga, D.F., Keefe, F., Lietenberg, H., & Williams, D.A. (1998). Sampling of empirically supported interventions from health psychology and behavioral medicine: Smoking, chronic pain, cancer, and bulimia nervosa.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 66, 89-112.
  • Ey, S., Compas, B.E., Epping-Jordan, J.E., & Worsham, N. (1998). Stress responses and psychological adjustment in cancer patients and their spouses.  Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 16, 59-77.
  • Compas, B.E., & Thomsen, A. (1998).  Competence across the lifespan: Lessons from coping with cancer. In D. Pushkar et al. (eds.), Improving competence across the lifespan: Building interventions based on theory and research. New York: Plenum.
  • Compas, B.E., Connor, J.K., & Hinden, B.R. (1998).  New perspectives on depression in adolescence.  In R. Jessor (ed.), New perspectives on problem behaviors in adolescence.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

1997

  • Mireault, G., & Compas, B.E. (1997). A prospective study of coping and adjustment prior to and following the death of a parent.  Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 14, 1-18.
  • Hinden, B., Compas, B.E., Howell, D.C., & Achenbach, T.M. (1997).  Comorbidity of depression during adolescence: Separating fact from artifact.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 6-14.
  • Compas, B.E., Oppedisano, G., Connor, J.K., Gerhardt, C.A., Hinden, B.R., Achenbach, T.M., & Hammen, C. (1997). Gender differences in depressive symptoms in adolescence: Comparison of national samples of clinically-referred and non-referred youth. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 617-626.
  • McKinnon, W.C., Guttmacher, A.E., Greenblatt, M.S., Compas, B.E., May, S., Cutler, R.E., & Yandell, D.W. (1997).  The Familial Cancer Program of the Vermont Cancer Center: Development of a cancer genetics program in a rural area.  Journal of Genetic Counseling, 6, 131-145.
  • Compas, B.E., Conner, J., Osowiecki, D., & Welch, A. (1997).  Effortful and involuntary responses to stress: Implications for coping with chronic stress.  In B.H. Gottlieb (Ed.), Coping with chronic stress.  New York: Plenum.
  • Worsham, N., Ey, S., & Compas, B.E. (1997). Parental illness.  In I.N. Sandler & S.A. Wolchik (Eds.), Children’s coping with common stressors: Linking theory, research and interventions.  New York: Plenum.
  • Compas, B.E. (1997). Assessment of depression.  In E. J. Mash & L. G. Terdal, (Eds.), Assessment of childhood disorders.  New York: Guilford.
  • Compas, B.E., Connor, J.K., & Wadsworth, M. (1997).  Prevention of depression in childhood and adolescence.  In R. Weissberg (ed.), Healthy Children 2010. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

1996

1995

1994

1993

  • Petersen, A.C., Compas, B.E., Brooks-Gunn, J., Stemmler, M., Ey, S., & Grant, K. E.  (1993).  Depression in adolescence.  American Psychologist, 48, 155-168.
  • Rosen, J.C., Compas, B.E., & Tacy, B. (1993). The relation among stress, psychological symptoms and eating disorders: A prospective analysis.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 14.
  • Compas, B.E., Ey, S., & Grant, K.E. (1993). Taxonomy, assessment, and diagnosis depression during adolescence.  Psychological Bulletin, 114.
  • 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.
  • Phares, V., & Compas, B.E. (1993).  Fathers and developmental psychopathology.  Current Directions in Psychological Science, 2, 162-165.
  • 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.
  • Giunta, C.T. & Compas, B.E. (1993).  Coping in marital dyads: Patterns and associations with psychological symptoms.  Journal of Marriage and the Family, 55, 1011-1017.
  • Compas, B.E. (1993).  Setting priorities for adolescent health.  Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology.
  • Compas, B.E. (1993).  Promoting adolescent mental health.  In S.G. Millstein, A.C. Peterson, & E.O. Nightengale (Eds.), Promoting the health of adolescents: New directions for the 21st century.  New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Compas, B.E., & Orosan, P.G. (1993).  Cognitive appraisals and coping with stress: Implications for understanding women and employment stress.  In S.E. Kahn & B.C. Long (Eds.), Coping and working women: An integrative approach.  Montreal: McGill Queens University Press.
  • Compas, B., & Epping, J. (1993).  Stress and coping in children and families: Implications for children coping with disaster.  In C.F. Saylor (Eds.), Children and disasters.  New York: Plenum.

1992

  • Phares, V. & Compas, B.E. (1992).  The role of fathers in child and adolescent psychopathology: Make room for daddy.  Psychological Bulletin, 111, 387-412.
  • Compas, B.E., Banez, G.A., & Malcarne, V.L. (1992).  Coping with psychosocial stress: A developmental perspective.  In B. Carpenter (Ed.). Personal coping: Theory, research, and application.  New York: Pergamon.
  • Petersen, A.C., Compas, B.E., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (1992).  Depression in adolescence: Current knowledge, research directions, and implications for program and policy.  Commissioned paper for the Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development, Carnegie Corporation.

1991

  • Compas, B.E., Phares, V., Banez, G.A., & Howell, D.C. (1991). Correlates of internalizing and externalizing behavior problems: Perceived competence, causal attributions, and parental symptoms. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 19, 197-218.
  • Compas, B.E., Banez, G.A., Malcarne, V.L., & Worsham, N.L. (1991).  Perceived control and coping with stress: A developmental perspective.  Journal of Social Issues, 47, 23-34.
  • Compas, B.E. & Phares, V. (1991). Stress during childhood and adolescence: Sources of risk and vulnerability.  In M. Cummings, A. Greene, & K. Karraker (Eds.), Life-span perspectives on stress and coping. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Compas, B.E. & Wagner, B.M. (1991).  Psychosocial stress during adolescence: Intrapersonal and interpersonal processes.  In S. Gore & M.E. Colton (Eds.), Adolescence, stress and coping. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.
  • Compas, B.E., Worsham, N.L., & Ey, S. (1991).  Conceptual and developmental issues in children’s coping with stress.  In A. La Greca, L. Siegel, J. Wallander, & C.E. Walker (Eds.), Advances in pediatric psychology: Stress and coping with pediatric conditions.  New York: Guilford.

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1982

  • Compas, B.E., Adelman, H.S., Freundl, P.C., Nelson, P., & Taylor, L. (1982). Parent and child causal attributions during clinical interviews. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 10, 77‑84.
  • Freundl, P.C., Compas, B.E., Nelson, P., Adelman, H.S., & Taylor, L. (1982). Family participation in assessment of children’s learning and behavior problems. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 11, 238‑242.

1981

1980

  • Strachan, A., Welch, V.O., Barker, C., Compas, B.E., & Ferguson, M.  (1980). A framework for training college‑level teachers of psychology: Five basic processes. Teaching of Psychology, 7, l80‑182.

1977

  • Adelman, H.S. & Compas, B.E. (1977). Stimulant drugs and learning problems. Journal of Special Education, 11, 377‑416.