Recent Publications


Review articles

Miller-Graff, L.E. & *Campion, K. (in press).  Interventions for posttraumatic stress with children exposed to violence: Factors associated with treatment success. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Cummings, E.M. & Miller-Graff, L.E. (2015).  Emotional security theory: An emerging theoretical model for youth’s psychological and physiological responses across multiple developmental contexts. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24(3), 208-213. doi:10.1177/0963721414561510.

Miller, L. E. (2015). Perceived threat in childhood: A review of research and implications for children living in violent households. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 16, 53-168. doi: 10.1177/1524838013517563.

Empirical Articles

The short- and long-term effects of childhood violence exposure: Risk and resilience

Miller-Graff, L.E., Howell, K.H., Martinez-Torteya, C. & Hunter, E.C. (in press). Typologies of childhood exposure to violence: Associations with college student mental health.  Journal of American College Health.

Miller-Graff, L.E., Cater, A., Howell, K.H., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (in press) Victimization in childhood: General and specific associations with physical health problems in young adulthood. Journal of Psychosomatic Research.

Howell, K.H., Cater, A., Miller-Graff, L.E., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (in press). The process of reporting and receiving support after exposure to intimate partner violence during childhood.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260514554289

Martinez-Torteya, C., Miller-Graff, L.E & Howell, K.H. (in press). Profiles of adaptation among child victims of suspected maltreatment.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Miller-Graff, L.E., Galano, M.M. & Graham-Berman, S.A. (in press). Expression of re-experiencing symptoms in the therapeutic context: A mixed-methods analysis of young children exposed to intimate partner violence.  Child Care in Practice.

Miller-Graff, L.E., *Scrafford, K. & *Rice, C. (2016). Conditional and indirect effects of age of first exposure on PTSD symptoms.  Child Abuse & Neglect, 51, 303-312. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.09.003

Miller-Graff, L.E., Cater, A., Howell, K.H., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (2015). Parent-child warmth as a potential mediator of childhood exposure to intimate partner violence and positive adulthood functioning.  Anxiety, Stress, and Coping. doi:10.1080/10615806.2015.1028010.

Miller-Graff, L.E. & Howell, K.H. (2015). Posttraumatic stress symptom trajectories among children exposed to violence. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 28, 1-8. doi: 10.1002/jts.21989

Howell, K.H. & Miller-Graff, L.E. (2014). Factors associated with resilient functioning in young adulthood after childhood exposure to violence.  Child Abuse & Neglect, 38. 1985-1994

Miller, L. E., VanZomeren-Dohm, A., Howell, K. H., & Graham-Bermann, S. A. (2014). Larger family networks are associated with better adjustment for children exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV).  Journal of Family Issues, 35(4), 462-480. doi: 10.1177/0192513X13478597

Gawronski, K.B., Kim, E.S., & Miller, L.E. (2014).  Lifetime trauma is prospectively associated with frequency of doctor visits and overnight hospital visits.  Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 77, pp. 90-96.  doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2014.05.009

Intimate partner violence against women

Miller-Graff, L.E.  & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (in press, online first) Individual- and community- level predictors of IPV severity. Psychology of Violence.

Miller, L.E., Cater, A., Howell, K.H. & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (2014).  Perpetration patterns and environmental contexts of IPV in Sweden: Relationships with adult mental health. Child Abuse & Neglect, 38(1), 147-158. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.10.023

Intervention evaluations with violence-exposed populations

Graham-Bermann, S.A. & Miller-Graff, L.E. (in press). Community-based intervention for women exposed to intimate partner violence: A randomized control trial. Journal of Family Psychology.

Graham-Bermann, S.A., Miller-Graff, L.E., Howell, K.H. & Grogan-Kaylor, A. (2015).  An efficacy trial of an intervention program for children exposed to intimate partner violence.  Child Psychiatry and Human Development, doi: 10.1007/s10578-015-0532-4.

Howell, K.H., Miller, L.E., Lilly, M.M., Burlaka, V., Grogan-Kaylor, A., & Graham-Bermann, S.A (2015). Strengthening positive parenting through intervention: Evaluating the Mother’s Empowerment Program for women experiencing intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 30(2), 232-252.  doi: 10.1177/0886260514533155

Miller, L.E., Howell, K.H. & Graham-Bermann, S.A (2014). The effect of an evidence-based intervention on women’s exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV). American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 84(4). doi:10.1037/h0099840.

Graham-Bermann, S. A. & Miller, L.E. (2013).  Intervention to reduce traumatic stress following exposure to intimate partner violence: An efficacy trial. Psychodynamic Psychiatry, 41, 329-349.  doi: 10.1521/pdps.2013.41.2.329

Notes: Miller-Graff neé Miller; *indicates a BRAVE Lab member