Our team is also interested in exploring the range of traumatic events that can be experienced in the community, such as sexual and physical assault, traumatic injury and illness, bereavement, and learning that a close friend or family member has experienced trauma. We have conducted analyses using data from such studies as the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study and the Grady Trauma Project.
Acevedo, B., Lowe, S. R., Griffin, K. W., & Botvin, G. J. (2013). Demographic and contextual factors associated with partner physical aggression in a multi-ethnic urban sample of young adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28, 3004-3022. doi:10.1177/0886260513488684 PDF
Lowe, S. R., Galea, S., Uddin, M., & Koenen, K. C. (2014). Trajectories of posttraumatic stress among urban residents. American Journal of Community Psychology, 53, 159-172. doi:10.1007/s10464-014-9634-6 PDF
Lowe, S. R., Pothen, J., Quinn, J. W., Rundle, A., Bradley, B., Galea, S., Ressler, K. J., & Koenen, K. C. (2015). Gene-by-social-environment interaction (GxSE) between ADCYAP1R1 genotype and neighborhood crime predicts major depression symptoms in trauma-exposed women. Journal of Affective Disorders, 187, 147-150. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2015.08.002 PDF