Research Publications


(Members and Affiliates of the Violence Prevention Research Lab are bolded)

2021:

  1. Velazquez, E., Garthe, R. C., Pope, M., Avila, M., Romo, S., Everhart, R. S., Jones, H. A., & Corona, R. (2021). The relationship between African American caregiver prompting behaviors, parenting practices, and adolescent tobacco use outcomes. Journal of Child and Family Studies, published online.
  2. Zhang, S., Hong, J.S., Garthe, R. C., Espelage, D., & Schacter, H. (2021). Parental stress and adolescent bullying perpetration and victimization: The mediating role of adolescent anxiety and family resilience. Journal of Affective Disorders, 290, 284-291.
  3. Fedock, G., Garthe, R., C., Higgins, G. E., Lewis, C., & Blank-Wilson, A. (2021). Health care disparities for incarcerated adults after a suicide attempt. Submitted to Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, published online.
  4. Sullivan, T. N., Farrell, A. D., Sutherland, K. S., Behrhorst, K. L., Garthe, R. C., & Greene, A. (2021). Long-term evaluation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in U.S. Urban Middle Schools. Prevention Science, published online.  
  5. Rieger, A., Blackburn, A., Bystrynski, J., Garthe, R. C., & Allen, N. (Accepted for publication). The impact of COVID-19 on gender-based violence in the United States: Framework and policy recommendations. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.
  6. Charles, P., Frankham, E., Garthe, R. C., Visher, C. A., & Kay, A. L. (2021). Father involvement in the first year after prison: Considerations for social work intervention research. Special issue featuring Interventions with Fathers: Effective Social Work Practice for Enhancing Individual, Family, and Civic Well-being in Research on Social Work Practice, advance online.
  7. Garthe, R. C., Kaur, A., Rieger*, A., Blackburn*, A., Kim*, S., & Goffnett, J. (2021). Peer and dating violence victimization experiences among male, female, transgender, and gender expansive adolescents. Pediatrics, 147, published online. 
  8. Garthe, R. C., Sullivan, T. N., & Behrhorst, K. (2021). A latent class analysis of early adolescent peer and dating violence: Associations with symptoms of depression and anxiety. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36, 2031-2049.  
  9. Hong, J.S., Zhang, S., Yoshihama, M., Espelage, D., Garthe, R. C., & Voisin, D. (2021). Exposure to mother’s conflict with her intimate partner and youth aggression: An empirical test of three criminological theories. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 91, 432-442.

2020:

  1. Garthe, R. C., Hidalgo, M., Goffnett, J., Hereth, J., Garofalo, R., Reisner, S., Mimiaga, M., & Kuhns, L. (2020). Protective processes of intimate partner violence in relation to mental health symptoms among young transgender women. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 7, 386-395.
  2. Hereth, J., Garthe, R. C., Garofalo, R., Reisner, S. L., Mimiaga, M. J., & Kuhns, L. (2021). Examining patterns of interpersonal violence, structural and social exclusion, resilience, and arrest among young transgender women. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 48, 54-75.
  3. Hong, J. S., Williams-Butler, A. B., Garthe, R. C., Kim, J., Voisin, D. R. (2019). Relationship between coping strategies and peer victimization among low-income African American youth living in Chicago. Child & Youth Care Forum, 49, 287-302.
  4. Sullivan, T. N., Goncy, E. A., Garthe, R. C., Carlson, M. M., Behrhorst, K, & Farrell, A. (2020). Patterns of dating aggression and victimization in relation to school environment factors among middle school students. Youth & Society, 52, 1128-1152.

2019:

  1. Garthe, R. C. (2019). Intimate Partner Violence. In J. Ponzetti (Ed.), Macmillan Encyclopedia of Intimate and Family Relationships: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Macmillan Reference, a Cengage Company.
  2. Garthe, R. C. & Guz, S. (2019). The development of forgiving in children, adolescents, and emerging adults. In E. L. Worthington & N. Wade (Eds.), Handbook of Forgiveness, 2nd Edition. New York: Routledge.   
  3. Garthe, R. C., Reid, C. & Wallace, D. (2019). Humility. In J. Ponzetti (Ed.), Macmillan Encyclopedia of Intimate and Family Relationships: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Macmillan Reference, a Cengage Company.
  4. Malcome, M., Fedock, G., Garthe, R. C., Golder, S., Higgins, G., & Logan, T. K. (2019). Weathering probation and parole: The protective role of social support on Black women’s recent stressful life events and depressive symptoms. Journal of Black Psychology, 45, 661-688.
  5. Cowden, R. G., Worthington, E., Griffin, B. J., & Garthe, R. C. (2019). Forgiveness moderates relations between psychological abuse and indicators of psychological distress among women in romantic relationships. South African Journal of Science, 115 (11-12), 1-7.
  6. McCullough, A., Ruehrdanz, A., Garthe, R. C., Hellman, C., & O’Haire, M. (2019). Measuring the social, behavioral, and academic effects of classroom pets on third and fourth-grade students. Human Animal Interaction Bulletin, 9, advance online publication.
  7. Garthe, R. C., Sullivan, T. N., & Gorman-Smith, D. (2019). The family context and adolescent dating violence: A latent class analysis of family relationships and parenting behaviors. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48(7), 1418-1432.
  8. Winkeljohn, S. B., Brelsford, G. M., Worthington, E., Davis, D. E., Hook, J., Van Tongeren, D., Reid-Short, C., Garthe, R. C., … Cairo, A. (2019). How do humility prototypes affect the association between perceptions of spouse’s humility and depressive symptoms and couple conflict? Journal of Positive Psychology, 14, 836-844.
  9. Van Tongeren, D. R., Hook, J. N., Ramos, M. J., Edwards, M., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, D. E., Ruiz, J. M., Reid, C. A., Garthe, R. C., …Osae-Larbi, J. A. (2019). The complementarity of humility hypothesis: Individual, relational, and physiological effects of mutually humble partners. Journal of Positive Psychology, 14, 178-187.

2018:

  1. Fedock, G., Garthe, R. C., Sarantakos, S., Golder, S., Higgins, G. E., & Logan, T. K. (2018). A life course perspective of victimization, child welfare involvement, cumulative stress and mental health for mothers on probation and parole. Child Abuse & Neglect, 86, 235-246.
  2. Garthe, R. C., Sullivan, T. N., & Farrell, A. (2018). Dating violence perpetration and perceived parental support for fighting and nonviolent responses to conflict: An autoregressive cross-lagged model. Journal of Adolescence, 68, 221-231.
  3. Garthe, R. C., Hidalgo, M., Hereth, J., Garofalo, R., Reisner, S., Mimiaga, M., & Kuhns, L. (2018). Intimate partner violence among young transgender women: An examination of minority stressors. LGBT Health, 5, 1-8.
  4. Garthe, R. C., Gorman-Smith, D., Gregory, J., & Schoeny, M. (2018). Neighborhood concentrated disadvantage and dating violence among urban adolescents: The mediating role of neighborhood social processes. American Journal of Community Psychology, 61, 310-320.
  5. Ripley, J. S., Worthington, E. L., Garthe, R. C., Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., … Akpalu, B. (2018). Trait forgiveness and dyadic adjustment predict postnatal depression. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 2185-2192.
  6. Van Tongeren, D. R., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Reid, C. A., & Garthe, R. C. (2018). Religious coping in relationships predicts spiritual growth through communication with the sacred. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 10, 55-62.
  7. Garthe, R.C., Sullivan, T., & Kliewer, W. (2018). Longitudinal relations between parent-adolescent communication, parental acceptance and externalizing behaviors among urban adolescents. Youth & Society, 50, 274-295.
  8. Reid, C. Worthington, E., Garthe, R. C., Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Van Tongeren, D., & Griffin, B. (2018). Actor-Partner interdependence of humility and relationship quality among couples transitioning to parenthood. Journal of Positive Psychology, 13, 122-132.
  9. Garthe, R. C., Griffin, B. J., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Goncy, E. A., Sullivan, T. N., Coleman, J. A., …Anakwah, N. (2018). Negative interpersonal interactions and dating abuse perpetration: The mediating role of dispositional forgivingness. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 33, 2311-2334.
  10. Dwiwardani, C., Ord, A.S., Fennell, M., Eaves, D., Ripley, J.S., …Garthe, R. C., Reid, C. A., & Van Tongeren, D. R.  (2018). Spelling HUMBLE with U and ME: The role of humility in romantic relationships.  Journal of Positive Psychology, 13, 449-459.

2017:

  1. Garthe, R. C., Sullivan, T., & McDaniel, M. (2017). A meta-analytic review of peer risk factors and adolescent dating violence. Psychology of Violence, 7, 45-57.
  2. Garthe, R. C., Reid, C., Sullivan, T., N., & Cork, B. (2017). Relational humility in romantic relationships. In E. L. Worthington, D. E. Davis, & J. N. Hook (Eds.), Handbook of Humility: Theory, Research, and Applications. New York: Routledge.
  3. Green, J. D., Davis, J. L., Griffin, B., Cairo, A., Behler, A. C., & Garthe, R. C. (2017). Relational predictors and correlates of humility. In E. L. Worthington, D. E. Davis, & J. N. Hook (Eds.), Handbook of Humility: Theory, Research, and Applications. New York: Routledge.
  4. Lavelock, C. R., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Griffin, B. J., Garthe, R. C., Davis, D. E., & Hook, J., N. (2017). Humility intervention research: A qualitative review. In E. L. Worthington, D. E. Davis, & J. N. Hook (Eds.), Handbook of Humility: Theory, Research, and Applications. New York: Routledge.
  5. Goncy, E. A., Sullivan, T. N., Farrell, A. D., Mehari, K. R., & Garthe, R. C. (2017). Prevalence, patterns, and mental health correlates of dating aggression for urban middle school youth. Psychology of Violence, 7, 58-68.
  6. Lavelock, C. R., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Griffin, B. J., Garthe, R. C., Elnasseh, A., Davis, D. E., & Hook, J. N. (2017). Still waters run deep: Humility as a positive virtue. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 45, 286-303.
  7. Sullivan, T. N., Garthe, R. C., Goncy, E. A., Carlson, M. M., & Behrhorst, K. L. (2017). Longitudinal relations between beliefs supporting aggression, anger regulation, and dating aggression among early adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 46, 982-994.

2016:

  1. Coleman, J. A., Green, B., Garthe, R. C., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Barker, S. B., & Ingram, K. M. (2016). The Coleman Dog Attitude Scale (C-DAS): Development, refinement, validation, and reliability. Applied Animal Behavior Science, 176, 77-86.
  2. Lavelock, C. R., Griffin, B. J., Worthington, E. L., Benotsch, E. G., Lin, Y., Greer, C. L., Garthe, R. C., Coleman, J. A., Hughes, C. M., Davis, D. E., & Hook, J. N. (2016). A qualitative review and integrative model of gratitude and physical health. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 44, 55-86.
  3. Nonterah, C., Garthe, R. C., Reid, C. A., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, D. E., …Griffin, B. J. (2016). The impact of stress on fluctuations in relational humility as couples transition to parenthood. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 101, 276-281.
  4. Ripley, J.S., Garthe, R.C., Perkins, A., Worthington, E.L., Jr., Davis, D.E., ..Eaves, D. (2016). Relational humility predicts dyadic coping across the transition to parenthood.  Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 5, 157-167.
  5. Worthington, E. L., Jr., Griffin, B. J., Toussaint, L. L., Nonterah, C. W., Utsey, S. O., & Garthe, R. C. (2016). Forgiveness as a catalyst of spiritual, psychological, and physical resilience in disasters and crises. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 44, 152-165.

2012-2015:

  1. Griffin, B. J., Garthe, R. C., Worthington, E., Jr., Sullivan, T. N., Larsen, R., & Lavelock, C. (2015). How positive processes function in negative relationships: Dispositional gratitude moderates the association between affective need and frequency of dating violence victimization. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 11, 388-398. 
  2. Worthington, E. L., Jr., Goldstein, L., Cork, B., Griffin, B. J., Garthe, R. C., Lavelock, C. R., Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (2015). Humility: A qualitative review. In Lisa Edwards and Susana Marques (Eds.) (Shane Lopez, Gen. Ed., S.J. Lopez, L.M. Edwards, & S. Marques (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of positive psychology, 3rd Ed. (pp.). New York: Oxford University Press.
  3. Garthe, R. C., Sullivan, T., & Larsen, R. (2015). Bidirectional associations between perceived parental support for violent and nonviolent responses and early adolescent aggressive and effective nonviolent behaviors. Journal of Adolescence, 45, 183-195.
  4. Garthe, R. C., Sullivan, T., & Kliewer, W. (2015). Longitudinal relationships between adolescent and parental behaviors, parental knowledge, and internalizing behaviors among urban adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44, 819-832.
  5. Garthe, R. C. & Schacht, P. M. (2012). The effects of self-esteem and aggression on depression in Scottish young adults. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 17, 19 – 25.

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