Publications

Lavner, J. A., Karney, B. R., & Bradbury, T. N. (2014). Relationship Problems Over the Early Years of Marriage: Stability or Change?. Journal of Family Psychology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1037/a0037752 [pdf]

Williamson, H. C., Trail, T. E., Bradbury, T. N., & Karney, B. R. (2014). Does premarital education decrease or increase couples' later help-seeking?. Journal of Family Psychology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1037/a0034984 [pdf]

Lavner, J.A., Karney, B.R., & Bradbury, T.N. (2013). Newlyweds' optimistic forecasts of their marriage: For better or for worse?. Journal of Family Psychology. Advance online publication. DOI:10.1037/a0033423 [pdf]

Rogge, R.D., Cobb, R.J., Lawrence, E., Johnson, M.D., & Bradbury, T.N. (2013). Is skills training necessary for the primary prevention of marital distress and dissolution? A 3-year experimental study of three interventions. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81, 949-61. DOI: 10.1037/a0034209. [pdf]

Williamson, H.C., Karney, B.R., & Bradbury, T.N. (2013). Financial strain and stressful events predict newlywed's negative communication independent of relationship satisfaction. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 65-75. DOI:10.1037/a0031104 [pdf]

Williamson, H.C. Hannah, M.A., Lavner, J.A., Bradbury, T.N., & Karney, B.R. (2013). Discussion Topic and Observed Behavior in Couples' Problem-Solving Conversations: Do Problem Severity and Topic Choice Matter? Journal of Family Psychology, np. DOI: 10.1037/a0031534 [pdf]

Lavner, J. A., Bradbury, T. N., & Karney, B. R. (2012). Incremental change or initial differences? Testing two models of marital deterioration. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 606-616. DOI: 10.1037/a0029052 [pdf]

Lavner, J.A., Karney, B.R., & Bradbury, T.N. (2012). Do cold feet warn of trouble ahead? Premarital uncertainty and four-year marital outcomes. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 1012-1017. DOI: 10.1037/a0029912 [pdf]

Lavner, J.A., & Bradbury, T.N. (2012). Communication. In W. O'Donohue & J.E. Fisher (Eds.), Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Core Principles for Practice (pp. 325-351). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. [pdf]

Karney, B.R., Loughran, D.S., & Pollard, M.S. (2012). Comparing marital status and divorce status in civilian and military populations. Journal of Family Issues, 33, 1572-1594. [pdf]

Donato, S., Iafrate, R., Bradbury, T.N., & Scabini, E.(2012). Acquiring dyadic coping: Parents and partners as models. Personal Relationships, 19, 386-400. [pdf]

Schoebi, D., Way, B.M., Karney, B.R., & Bradbury, T.N. (2012). Genetic moderation of sensitivity to positive and negative affect in marriage. Emotion, 12, 208-212. DOI: 10.1037/a0026067 [pdf]

Schoebi, D., Perrez, M., & Bradbury, T.N. (2012). Expectancy effects on marital interaction: Rejection sensitivity as a critical moderator. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 709-718. DOI: 10.1037/a0029444; [pdf]

Schoebi, D., Karney, B.R., & Bradbury, T.N. (2012). Stability and change in the first 10 years of marriage: Does commitment confer benefits beyond the effects of satisfaction? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102,729-742. DOI:10.1037/a0026290; [pdf]

Maisel, N.C., & Karney, B.R. (2012). Socioeconomic status moderates associations among stressful events, mental health, and relationship satisfaction. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 654-660. DOI: 10.1037/a0028901; [pdf]

Meltzer, A.L., McNulty, J.K., & Karney, B.R. (2012). Social support and weight maintenance in marriage: The interactive effects of support seeking, support provision, and gender. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 678-687. DOI: 10.1037/a0029364 [pdf]

Trail, T. E., & Karney, B. R. (2012). What’s (not) wrong with low-income marriages. Journal of Marriage and Family, 74, 413-427. DOI:10.1111/j.1741-3737.2012.00977.x [pdf]

Williamson, H. C., Ju, X., Bradbury, T. N., Karney, B. R., Fang, X., Liu, X. (2012). Communication behavior and relationship satisfaction among American and Chinese newlywed couples. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 308-315. DOI: 10.1037/a0027752 [pdf]

Lavner, J. A., & Bradbury, T. N. (2012). Why do even satisfied newlyweds eventually go on to divorce? Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 1-10. DOI: 10.1037/a0025966 [pdf]

Bradbury, T. N., & Lavner, J. A. (2012). How can we improve preventive and educational interventions for intimate relationships? Behavior Therapy, 43, 113-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.beth.2011.02.008 [pdf]

Trail, T. E., Goff, P. A., Bradbury, T. N., Karney, B. R. (2012). The costs of racism for marriage: How racial discrimination hurts, and ethnic identity protects, newlywed marriages among Latinos. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 454-465. DOI: 10.1177/0146167211429450 [pdf]

Williamson, H. C., Bradbury, T. N., Trail, T. E., & Karney, B. R. (2011). Factor analysis of the Iowa Family Interaction Rating Scales. Journal of Family Psychology, 25 , 993-999. DOI: 10.1037/a0025903 [pdf]

Lavner, J. A., & Bradbury, T. N. (2010). Patterns of change in marital satisfaction over the newlywed years. Journal of Marriage and Family, 72, 1171-1187. DOI:10.1111/j.1741-3737.2010.00757.x [pdf]

Lawrence, E.L., Rothman, A., Cobb, R.J., & Bradbury, T.N. (2009). Changes in marital satisfaction across the transition to parenthood: Three eras of research. In M. Schulz, M.K. Pruett, P. Kerig, & R.D. Parke (Eds.) Strengthening couple relationships for optimal child development: Lessons from research and intervention (pp. 97-114). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.