Karen Linn Bierman, PhD

  • Evan Pugh University Professor of Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology
    • 10213 Citations
    • 55 h-Index
    1981 …2020

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    Research Output

    • 10213 Citations
    • 55 h-Index
    • 138 Article
    • 8 Review article
    • 4 Chapter
    • 1 Comment/debate
    2019

    How a preschool parent intervention produced later benefits: A longitudinal mediation analysis

    Bierman, K. L., McDoniel, M. E. & Loughlin-Presnal, J. E., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 64, 101058.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Using Early Childhood Behavior Problems to Predict Adult Convictions

    Conduct Problems prevention Research Group, May 15 2019, In : Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 47, 5, p. 765-778 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Scopus citations
    2018
    2 Scopus citations

    Effect of preschool home visiting on school readiness and need for services in elementary school a randomized clinical trial

    Bierman, K. L., Welsh, J., Heinrichs, B. S. & Nix, R. L., Aug 2018, In : JAMA Pediatrics. 172, 8

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    3 Scopus citations

    Glucocorticoid receptor (NR3C1) gene polymorphism moderate intervention effects on the developmental trajectory of African-American adolescent alcohol abuse

    Conduct Problems prevention Research Group, Jan 1 2018, In : Prevention Science. 19, 1, p. 79-89 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations
    2 Scopus citations

    Parent engagement in a Head Start home visiting program predicts sustained growth in children's school readiness

    Nix, R. L., Bierman, K. L., Motamedi, M., Heinrichs, B. S. & Gill, S., Oct 1 2018, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 45, p. 106-114 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    5 Scopus citations

    Serving the Needs of Young Children with Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Needs: A Commentary

    Bierman, K. L., Mathis, E. T. & Domitrovich, C. E., Sep 1 2018, In : School Mental Health. 10, 3, p. 254-263 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Scopus citations
    2017

    Child and adolescent risk factors that differentially predict violent versus nonviolent crime

    Kalvin, C. B. & Bierman, K. L., Nov 1 2017, In : Aggressive Behavior. 43, 6, p. 568-577 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations
    15 Scopus citations

    How do parent expectations promote child academic achievement in early elementary school? A test of three mediators

    Loughlin-Presnal, J. & Bierman, K. L., Sep 2017, In : Developmental psychology. 53, 9, p. 1694-1708 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    5 Scopus citations

    Identification and validation of school readiness profiles among high-risk kindergartners

    Abenavoli, R. M., Greenberg, M. T. & Bierman, K. L., Mar 1 2017, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 38, p. 33-43 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10 Scopus citations

    Preschool Intervention Can Promote Sustained Growth in the Executive-Function Skills of Children Exhibiting Early Deficits

    Sasser, T. R., Bierman, K. L., Heinrichs, B. & Nix, R. L., Dec 1 2017, In : Psychological Science. 28, 12, p. 1719-1730 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    19 Scopus citations

    Promoting parent academic expectations predicts improved school outcomes for low-income children entering kindergarten

    Loughlin-Presnal, J. E. & Bierman, K. L., Jun 2017, In : Journal of School Psychology. 62, p. 67-80 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6 Scopus citations
    2016
    21 Scopus citations

    Emotional Reactivity, Behavior Problems, and Social Adjustment at School Entry in a High-risk Sample

    Kalvin, C. B., Bierman, K. L. & Gatzke-Kopp, L. M., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 44, 8, p. 1527-1541 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13 Scopus citations

    How Does the Fast Track Intervention Prevent Adverse Outcomes in Young Adulthood?

    Conduct Problems prevention Research Group, Mar 1 2016, In : Child development. 87, 2, p. 429-445 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    15 Scopus citations

    Individual Day-to-Day Process of Social Anxiety in Vulnerable College Students

    Campbell, C. G., Bierman, K. L. & Molenaar, P. C. M., Jan 2 2016, In : Applied Developmental Science. 20, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    3 Scopus citations
    2 Scopus citations
    3 Scopus citations
    2 Scopus citations

    Restrictive educational placements increase adolescent risks for students with early-starting conduct problems

    Powers, C. J., Bierman, K. L. & Coffman, D. L., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines. 57, 8, p. 899-908 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6 Scopus citations

    The randomized controlled trial of Head Start REDI: Sustained effects on developmental trajectories of social-emotional functioning

    Nix, R. L., Bierman, K. L., Heinrichs, B. S., Gest, S. D., Welsh, J. A. & Domitrovich, C. E., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of consulting and clinical psychology. 84, 4, p. 310-322 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    27 Scopus citations
    2015

    Can Genetics Predict Response to Complex Behavioral Interventions? Evidence from a Genetic Analysis of the Fast Track Randomized Control Trial

    Conduct Problems prevention Research Group, Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 34, 3, p. 497-518 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    27 Scopus citations
    33 Scopus citations
    23 Scopus citations
    16 Scopus citations

    Dimensions of Parenting Associated with Child Prekindergarten Emotion Regulation and Attention Control in Low-income Families

    Mathis, E. T. B. & Bierman, K. L., Aug 1 2015, In : Social Development. 24, 3, p. 601-620 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    28 Scopus citations

    Early Childhood Precursors and Adolescent Sequelae of Grade School Peer Rejection and Victimization

    Bierman, K. L., Kalvin, C. B. & Heinrichs, B. S., May 4 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. 44, 3, p. 367-379 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    18 Scopus citations
    7 Scopus citations

    Executive functioning and school adjustment: The mediational role of pre-kindergarten learning-related behaviors

    Sasser, T. R., Bierman, K. L. & Heinrichs, B., Jan 1 2015, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 30, PA, p. 70-79 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    41 Scopus citations

    Helping Head Start Parents Promote Their Children's Kindergarten Adjustment: The Research-Based Developmentally Informed Parent Program

    Bierman, K. L., Welsh, J. A., Heinrichs, B. S., Nix, R. & Mathis, E. T., Nov 1 2015, In : Child development. 86, 6, p. 1877-1891 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    35 Scopus citations

    Impact of early intervention on psychopathology, crime, and well-being at age 25

    Dodge, K. A., Bierman, K. L., Coie, J. D., Greenberg, M. T., Lochman, J. E., McMahon, R. J. & Pinderhughes, E. E., Jan 1 2015, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 172, 1, p. 59-70 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    70 Scopus citations

    Parent support for learning at school entry: Benefits for aggressive children in high-risk urban contexts

    Abenavoli, R. M., Greenberg, M. T. & Bierman, K. L., Dec 31 2015, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 31, p. 9-18 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations
    8 Scopus citations

    Preschool interpersonal relationships predict kindergarten achievement: Mediated by gains in emotion knowledge

    Torres, M. M., Domitrovich, C. E. & Bierman, K. L., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 39, p. 44-52 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    32 Scopus citations

    Relevance of a neurophysiological marker of attention allocation for children's learning-related behaviors and academic performance

    Willner, C. J., Gatzke-Kopp, L. M., Bierman, K. L., Greenberg, M. T. & Segalowitz, S. J., Aug 1 2015, In : Developmental psychology. 51, 8, p. 1148-1162 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    11 Scopus citations
    42 Scopus citations

    The head start REDI project and school readiness

    Bierman, K. L., Nix, R. L., Domitrovich, C. E., Welsh, J. A. & Gest, S. D., Jan 1 2015, Health and Education in Early Childhood: Predictors, Interventions, and Policies. Cambridge University Press, p. 208-233 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2 Scopus citations
    2014

    Conduct disorder

    Bierman, K. L. & Sasser, T. R., Jan 1 2014, Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology: Third Edition. Springer US, p. 467-485 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    5 Scopus citations

    Developmental mediation of genetic variation in response to the Fast Track prevention program

    Conduct Problems prevention Research Group, Jul 8 2014, In : Development and Psychopathology. 27, 1, p. 81-95 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13 Scopus citations

    Effects of Head Start REDI on Children's Outcomes 1 Year Later in Different Kindergarten Contexts

    Bierman, K. L., Nix, R. L., Heinrichs, B. S., Domitrovich, C. E., Gest, S. D., Welsh, J. A. & Gill, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Child development. 85, 1, p. 140-159 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    54 Scopus citations
    6 Scopus citations

    Trajectories of Risk for Early Sexual Activity and Early Substance Use in the Fast Track Prevention Program

    Bierman, K. L., Coie, J. D., Dodge, K. A., Greenberg, M., Lochman, J. E., McMahon, R. J. & Pinderhughes, E. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Prevention Science. 15, S1, p. 33-46 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    14 Scopus citations
    2013

    Assessing findings from the fast track study

    Conduct Problems prevention Research Group, Mar 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Criminology. 9, 1, p. 119-126 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Scopus citations

    Clustering of temperamental and cognitive risk factors for anxiety in a college sample of late adolescents

    Viana, A. G., Gratz, K. L. & Bierman, K. L., Jul 1 2013, In : Anxiety, Stress and Coping. 26, 4, p. 411-430 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Evidence for a multi-dimensional latent structural model of externalizing disorders

    Witkiewitz, K., King, K., McMahon, R. J., Wu, J., Luk, J., Bierman, K. L., Coie, J. D., Dodge, K. A., Greenberg, M. T., Lochman, J. E. & Pinderhughes, E. E., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 41, 2, p. 223-237 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    35 Scopus citations

    Individual and Family Predictors of the Perpetration of Dating Violence and Victimization in Late Adolescence

    Conduct Problems prevention Research Group, Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of youth and adolescence. 42, 4, p. 536-550 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    26 Scopus citations