Linda Ann Wray

    • 1282 Citations
    • 22 h-Index
    1991 …2019
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    Research Output 1991 2019

    • 1282 Citations
    • 22 h-Index
    • 45 Article
    • 5 Review article
    • 1 Comment/debate
    • 1 Letter
    2019
    Open Access
    Drinking
    Alcohols
    Alcohol Drinking
    Alcoholism
    Young Adult
    2018
    Community Psychiatry
    community psychiatry
    epidemiology
    Taiwan
    chronic illness

    The Role of Leisure Activities in the Relationship Between Marital Transition in Later Midlife and Psychological Well-Being Trajectories

    Hu, Y. H., Chiu, C. J., Wong, J. D., Lin, D. C. & Wray, L. A., Jun 1 2018, In : International Journal of Aging and Human Development. 86, 4, p. 327-346 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Leisure Activities
    Marriage
    Psychology
    Depression
    Widowhood
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Understanding the meaning of food in people with type 2 diabetes living in Northern Appalachia

    Beverly, E. A., Ritholz, M. D., Wray, L. A., Chiu, C. J. & Suhl, E., Feb 1 2018, In : Diabetes Spectrum. 31, 1, p. 14-24 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Appalachian Region
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Food
    Fast Foods
    Eating
    2016
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Dissemination of evidence-base minimal psychological intervention for diabetes management in Taiwan adults with type 2 diabetes

    Chiu, C. J., Hu, Y. H., Wray, L. A., Beverly, E. A., Yang, Y. C., Wu, J. S. & Lu, F. H., Jul 30 2016, In : International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. 9, 7, p. 14489-14498 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Medical problems
    Taiwan
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Psychology
    Telephone
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    The Short- and Long-Term Effects of Psychobehavioral Correlates in Buffering Diabetes-Related Cognitive Decline

    Chiu, C. J., Hu, S. C., Wray, L. A. & Wu, S. T., Jun 1 2016, In : Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 50, 3, p. 436-444 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cognition
    Longitudinal Studies
    Diet
    Health Behavior
    Taiwan
    2015
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Impact of traditional Chinese medicine on age trajectories of health: Evidence from the Taiwan Longitudinal Study on Aging

    Hsu, Y. C., Chiu, C. J., Wray, L. A., Beverly, E. A. & Tseng, S. P., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 2, p. 351-357 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chinese Traditional Medicine
    Taiwan
    Longitudinal Studies
    Health
    Depression
    2014
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Fundamental resource dis/advantages, youth health and adult educational outcomes

    Elman, C., Wray, L. A. & Xi, J., Jan 1 2014, In : Social Science Research. 43, p. 108-126 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    health
    resources
    human capital
    education
    retirement
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Listening to older adults' values and preferences for type 2 diabetes care: A qualitative study

    Beverly, E. A., Wray, L. A., LaCoe, C. L. & Gabbay, R. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Diabetes Spectrum. 27, 1, p. 44-49 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Therapeutics
    Physician-Patient Relations
    Patient-Centered Care
    Motivation
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Older adults' perceived challenges with health care providers treating their type 2 diabetes and comorbid conditions

    Beverly, E. A., Wray, L. A., Chiu, C. J. & Lacoe, C. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Clinical Diabetes. 32, 1, p. 12-17 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health Personnel
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Prevalence of diabetes and associated obesity in Pennsylvania adults, 1995-2010

    Dominic, O., Lengerich, E., Camacho, F., Gallant, N. R., Wray, L. A., Ahern, F. M., Bogdan, G., Weinberg, G. & Ulbrecht, J., Jan 1 2014, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 11, 7, 130330.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Obesity
    Self Report
    Sex Factors
    Age Factors
    Administrative Personnel
    74 Citations (Scopus)

    Social relationships, leisure activity, and health in older adults

    Chang, P. J., Wray, L. A. & Lin, Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Health Psychology. 33, 6, p. 516-523 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Leisure Activities
    Health
    Age Groups
    Social Perception
    Retirement
    2013
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Association Between Dietary Quality and Mortality in Older Adults: A Review of the Epidemiological Evidence

    Ford, D. W., Jensen, G. L., Hartman, T. J., Wray, L. A. & Smiciklas-Wright, H., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics. 32, 2, p. 85-105 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Mortality
    Diet
    Nutrition Policy
    Nuts
    Fabaceae
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    BMI change patterns and disability development of middle-aged adults with diabetes: A dual trajectory modeling approach

    Chiu, C. J., Wray, L. A., Lu, F. H. & Beverly, E. A., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 28, 9, p. 1150-1156 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Body Mass Index
    Weights and Measures
    Retirement
    Health
    Longitudinal Studies
    2012
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Barriers to CRC screening among Latino adults in Pennsylvania: ACCN results

    Dominic, O., Lengerich, E., Wray, L. A., Parrott, R., Aumiller, B. B., Kluhsman, B., Renderos, C. & Dignan, M., Apr 23 2012, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 36, 2, p. 153-167 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Focus Groups
    Early Detection of Cancer
    Hispanic Americans
    Colorectal Neoplasms
    Geography
    2011
    18 Citations (Scopus)
    Taiwan
    Health Status
    Comorbidity
    Incidence
    Surveys and Questionnaires
    38 Citations (Scopus)
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Self Efficacy
    Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring
    Behavior Control
    Retirement
    35 Citations (Scopus)

    Perceived challenges and priorities in co-morbidity management of older patients with Type2 diabetes

    Beverly, E. A., Wray, L. A., Chiu, C. J. & Weinger, K., Jul 1 2011, In : Diabetic Medicine. 28, 7, p. 781-784 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Morbidity
    Self Care
    Focus Groups
    Health
    Independent Living
    39 Citations (Scopus)
    Education
    Retirement
    Chronic Disease
    Health
    Research
    2010
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Accuracy of self-reported energy intakes in low-income urban 4th grade minority children

    Dominic, O., Wray, L. A., Ledikwe, J. H., Mitchell, D. C., Ventura, A. K., Hernandez, A. E., Yin, Z., Trevino, R. P. & Ulbrecht, J., Nov 1 2010, In : Obesity. 18, 11, p. 2220-2226 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Energy Intake
    Obesity
    Physical Fitness
    Adipose Tissue
    Guidelines
    46 Citations (Scopus)

    Factors predicting glycemic control in middle-aged and older adults with type 2 diabetes

    Chiu, C. J. & Wray, L. A., Jan 1 2010, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 7, 1, A08.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Life Style
    Hemoglobins
    Retirement
    Demography
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Identifying Barriers That Hinder Onsite Parental Involvement in a School-Based Health Promotion Program

    Dominic, O., Wray, L. A., Treviño, R. P., Hernandez, A. E., Yin, Z. & Ulbrecht, J., Jan 1 2010, In : Health promotion practice. 11, 5, p. 703-713 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    School Health Services
    Parents
    Focus Groups
    Students
    Costs and Cost Analysis
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Relationship of glucose regulation to changes in weight: A systematic review and guide to future research

    Chiu, C. J., Wray, L. A. & Beverly, E. A., Jul 1 2010, In : Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. 26, 5, p. 323-335 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Weights and Measures
    Glucose
    Weight Gain
    Research
    Weight Loss
    48 Citations (Scopus)

    The role of collective efficacy in exercise adherence: A qualitative study of spousal support and Type 2 diabetes management

    Beverly, E. A. & Wray, L. A., Apr 1 2010, In : Health Education Research. 25, 2, p. 211-223 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    chronic illness
    Exercise
    management
    Health Educators
    34 Citations (Scopus)
    Health Behavior
    health behavior
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    chronic illness
    Depression
    2008
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Counseling people living with diabetes

    Renosky, R. J., Hunt, B., Hill-Briggs, F., Wray, L. A. & Ulbrecht, J., Oct 1 2008, In : Journal of Rehabilitation. 74, 4, p. 31-40 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Counseling
    Social Adjustment
    Self Care
    Physicians
    Population
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Practice implications of what couples tell us about type 2 diabetes management

    Beverly, E., Wray, L. A. & Miller, C. K., Dec 1 2008, In : Diabetes Spectrum. 21, 1, p. 39-45 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Health
    Behavior Control
    Self Care
    Marriage
    54 Citations (Scopus)

    Spousal support and food-related behavior change in middle-aged and older adults living with type 2 diabetes

    Beverly, E. A., Miller, C. K. & Wray, L. A., Oct 1 2008, In : Health Education and Behavior. 35, 5, p. 707-720 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Diet
    Food
    Self Efficacy
    Focus Groups
    2007
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Living with type 2 diabetes: Marital perspectives of middle-aged and older couples

    Beverly, E. A., Penrod, J. & Wray, L. A., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 45, 2, p. 24-32 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Long-Term Care
    Marriage
    Spouses
    Nursing
    2006
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Social status, risky health behaviors, and diabetes in middle-aged and older adults

    Wray, L. A., Alwin, D. F., McCammon, R. J., Manning, T. & Best, L. E., Jan 1 2006, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 61, 6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health Behavior
    health behavior
    chronic illness
    social status
    incident
    2005
    91 Citations (Scopus)

    A life-span developmental perspective on social status and health

    Alwin, D. F. & Wray, L. A., Jan 1 2005, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 60, SPEC. ISS. OCT., p. 7-14 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    life-span
    Health Status
    social status
    health
    life cycle
    26 Citations (Scopus)

    Social status and risky health behaviors: Results from the health and retirement study

    Wray, L. A., Alwin, D. F. & McCammon, R. J., Jan 1 2005, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 60, SPEC. ISS. OCT., p. 85-92 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Retirement
    Health Behavior
    health behavior
    retirement
    social status
    54 Citations (Scopus)

    The effect of diabetes on disability in middle-aged and older adults

    Wray, L. A., Ofstedal, M. B., Langa, K. M. & Blaum, C. S., Jan 1 2005, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 60, 9, p. 1206-1211 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health
    Activities of Daily Living
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Comorbidity
    Age Groups
    2004

    Comment on the obesity issue (multiple letters) [2]

    Läubli, T., Jenkins, K. R., Fultz, N. H., Fonda, S. J. & Wray, L. A., Mar 19 2004, In : Sozial- und Praventivmedizin. 49, 1, p. 8-9 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Sex Factors
    Body Mass Index
    Obesity
    Body Weight
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Diabetes Diagnosis and Weight Loss in Middle-Aged Adults

    Wray, L. A., Blaum, C. S., Ofstedal, M. B. & Herzog, R., Jan 1 2004, In : Research on Aging. 26, 1, p. 62-81 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    chronic illness
    Weight Loss
    Retirement
    Health Behavior
    Health
    79 Citations (Scopus)

    Invasive Cancers Detected after Breast Cancer Screening Yielded a Negative Result: Relationship of Mammographic Density to Tumor Prognostic Factors

    Roubidoux, M. A., Bailey, J. E., Wray, L. A. & Helvie, M. A., Jan 1 2004, In : Radiology. 230, 1, p. 42-48 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Early Detection of Cancer
    Breast
    Breast Neoplasms
    Mammography
    Neoplasms
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Relationship of Body Mass and Net Worth for Retirement-Aged Men and Women

    Fonda, S. J., Fultz, N. H., Jenkins, K. R., Wheeler, L. M. & Wray, L. A., Jan 1 2004, In : Research on Aging. 26, 1, p. 153-176 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Retirement
    retirement
    body weight
    Social Class
    social status
    2003
    73 Citations (Scopus)

    Functional status and health outcomes in older Americans with diabetes mellitus

    Blaum, C. S., Ofstedal, M. B., Langa, K. M. & Wray, L. A., Jun 1 2003, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 51, 6, p. 745-753 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health Status
    Diabetes Mellitus
    Activities of Daily Living
    Vascular Diseases
    Heart Diseases
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Measuring Perceptions of Diabetes-Related Concepts: A Preliminary Study

    Fitzgerald, J. T., Gruppen, L. D., Wray, L. A., Shay, B. R. & Anderson, R. M., Jan 1 2003, In : The Diabetes Educator. 29, 3, p. 480-487 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Semantic Differential
    Health
    African Americans
    Analysis of Variance
    18 Citations (Scopus)

    Patterns of body weight in middle-aged and older Americans, by gender and race, 1993-2000

    Jenkins, K. R., Fultz, N. H., Fonda, S. J. & Wray, L. A., Sep 1 2003, In : Sozial- und Praventivmedizin. 48, 4, p. 257-268 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Body Weight
    Weights and Measures
    Health
    Retirement
    Weight Gain
    120 Citations (Scopus)

    Relating Medical Students' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Experience to an Interest in Geriatric Medicine

    Fitzgerald, J. T., Wray, L. A., Halter, J. B., Williams, B. C. & Supiano, M. A., Jan 1 2003, In : Gerontologist. 43, 6, p. 849-855 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Medical Students
    Geriatrics
    Medicine
    Los Angeles
    Medical Schools
    2002
    46 Citations (Scopus)

    It takes two: Marriage and smoking cessation in the middle years

    Franks, M. M., Pienta, A. M. & Wray, L. A., Jul 30 2002, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 14, 3, p. 336-354 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Smoking Cessation
    Marriage
    smoking
    marriage
    Logistic Models
    2001
    72 Citations (Scopus)

    Explaining the role of sex on disability: A population-based study

    Wray, L. A. & Blaum, C. S., Aug 1 2001, In : Gerontologist. 41, 4, p. 499-510 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Population
    Activities of Daily Living
    Health
    Body Mass Index
    Age Groups
    1999
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    Education
    1998
    49 Citations (Scopus)

    The Impact of Education and Heart Attack on Smoking Cessation among Middle-Aged Adults

    Wray, L. A., Herzog, A. R., Willis, R. J. & Wallace, R. B., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 39, 4, p. 271-294 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Smoking Cessation
    Smoking
    Myocardial Infarction
    Education
    Health Behavior
    1996
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    The role of ethnicity in the disability and work experience of preretirement-age Americans

    Wray, L. A., Jan 1 1996, In : Gerontologist. 36, 3, p. 287-298 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health Behavior
    Health
    Workplace
    African Americans
    Demography
    1995
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Incorporating independent living outcomes within rehabilitation agencies: Older disabled persons as an underserved population

    Sheets, D. J., Wray, L. A. & De Jong, F. J., Jan 1 1995, In : Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. 12, 4, p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Independent Living
    Vulnerable Populations
    Disabled Persons
    Administrative Personnel
    Rehabilitation
    1994
    30 Citations (Scopus)

    The relationship between retirement life cycle changes and older men's labor force participation rates

    Hayward, M. D., Crimmins, E. M. & Wray, L. A., Jan 1 1994, In : Journals of Gerontology. 49, 5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Retirement
    Life Cycle Stages
    Life Tables
    Organizations
    Population
    1993
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Funding and policies affecting geriatric rehabilitation

    Torres-Gil, F. M. & Wray, L. A., 1993, In : Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 9, 4, p. 831-840 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Health Expenditures
    Administrative Personnel
    Geriatrics
    Rehabilitation
    Delivery of Health Care
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Geriatric rehabilitation: Linking aging, health, and disability policy

    Sheets, D. J., Wray, L. A. & Torres-Gil, F. M., Jan 1 1993, In : Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 9, 2, p. 1-17 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health Policy
    Geriatrics
    Rehabilitation
    Occupational Therapy
    Long-Term Care