Research

Key Publications:

Capaldi, D. M., & Gorman-Smith, D. (2003). The development of aggression in young male/female couples. In P. Florsheim (Ed.), Adolescent romantic relations and sexual behavior: Theory, research, and practical implications (pp. 243-278). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.

Gorman-Smith, D., Henry, D. B., & Tolan, P. H. (2004). Exposure to community violence and violence perpetration: The protective effects of family functioning. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology33(3), 439-449.

Gorman-Smith, D., Tolan, P. H., & Henry, D. B. (1999). The relation of community and family to risk among urban poor adolescents. In L. H. Cohen, L. N. Robbins, & C. Slomkowski (Eds.), When and where: Influence of historical time and place on aspects of psychopathology (pp. 349-367). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Gorman-Smith, D., Tolan, P. H., & Henry, D. B. (2000). A developmental-ecological model of the relation of family functioning to patterns of delinquency. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 16, 169-198.

Gorman-Smith, D., Tolan, P. H., Henry, D. B., Leventhal, A., Schoeny, M., Lutovsky, K., & Quintana, E. (2002). Predictors of participation in a family focused preventive intervention for substance use. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 16, S55-S64.

Gorman-Smith, D., Tolan, P. H., Henry, D. B., Quintana, E., Lutovsky, K., & Leventhal, A. (2007). Schools and families educating children: A preventive intervention for early elementary school children. In P. H. Tolan, J. Szapocznik, & S. Sambrano (Eds.), Preventing youth substance abuse: Science-based programs for children and adolescents (pp. 113-135). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Gorman-Smith, D., Tolan, P. H., Loeber, R., & Henry, D. B. (1998). The relation of family problems to patterns of delinquent involvement among urban youth. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 26, 319-333.

Gorman-Smith, D., Tolan, P. H., Sheidow, A. J., & Henry, D. B. (2001). Partner violence and street violence among urban adolescents: Do the same family factors relate? Journal of Research on Adolescence, 11, 273-295.

Henry, D., Gorman-Smith, D., Schoeny, M., & Tolan, P. (2014). “Neighborhood Matters”: Assessment of neighborhood social processes. American Journal of Community Psychology, 54, 187-204.

Miller, S., Gorman-Smith, D., Sullivan, T., Orpinas, P., & Simon, T. R. (2009). Parent and peer predictors of physical dating violence perpetration in early adolescence: Tests of moderation and gender differences. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology38, 538-550.

Multisite Violence Prevention Project. (2004). The multisite violence prevention project: Background and overview. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 26, 3-11.

Multisite Violence Prevention Project. (2009). The ecological effects of universal and selective violence prevention programs for middle school students: A randomized trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 526-542.

Multisite Violence Prevention Project (2012). The mediators of effects of a selective family-focused violence prevention approach for middle school students.  Prevention Science, 13, 1-14.  

Multisite Violence Prevention Project. (2013). Targeting high-risk, socially influential middle school students to reduce aggression: Universal versus Selective preventive intervention effects. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24, 364-382.

Tolan, P. H., & Gorman-Smith, D. (1992). Chicago Stress and Coping Interview Manual.

Tolan, P. H., & Gorman-Smith, D. (1997). Families and the development of urban children. In O. Reyes, H. J. Wlabergk, & R. P. Weissberg (Eds.), Interdisciplinary perspectives on children and youth (pp. 67-91). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Tolan, P. H., Gorman-Smith, D., & Henry, D. (2004). Supporting families in a high-risk setting: Proximal effects of the SAFEChildren preventive intervention. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 855-869.

Tolan, P. H., Gorman-Smith, D., Huesmann, L. R., & Zelli, A. (1997). Assessment of family relationship characteristics: A measure to explain risk for antisocial behavior and depression among urban youth. Psychological Assessment9, 212.

Tolan, P. H., Gorman-Smith, D., & Loeber, R. (2000). Developmental timing of onsets of disruptive behaviors and later delinquency in inner-city youth. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 9, 203-220.

Tolan, P. H., Quintana, E., & Gorman-Smith, D. (1998). Prevention approaches for families. In L. L’Abate (Ed.), Family Psychopathology: The relational roots of dysfunctional behavior (pp. 379-400). New York: Guilford Press.

Tolan, P. H., Sherrod, L. R., Gorman-Smith, D., & Henry, D. B. (2004). Building protection, support, and opportunity for inner-city children and youth and their families. In A. L. Solarz (Ed.), Investing in children, youth, families, and communities: Strengths-based research and policy (pp. 193-211). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.