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  1. How do child and adolescent adversity influence adult health outcomes?
  2. Improving Black couples’ relationships can protect against the harmful effects of financial stress
  3. The Impact of Harsh Parenting on the Development of Obesity in Adulthood: An Examination of Epigenetic/Gene Expression Mediators Among African American Youth
  4. Methylation of FKBP5 is associated with accelerated DNA methylation ageing and cardiometabolic risk: replication in young-adult and middle-aged Black Americans
  5. Unstable Childhood, Adult Adversity, and Smoking Accelerate Biological Aging Among Middle-Age African Americans: Similar Findings for GrimAge and PoAm
  6. (Re)Setting Epigenetic Clocks: An Important Avenue Whereby Social Conditions Become Biologically Embedded across the Life Course
  7. Intervention effects on self‐control decrease speed of biological aging mediated by changes in substance use: A longitudinal study of African American youth
  8. Risky family climates presage increased cellular aging in young adulthood
  9. Racial discrimination on depression among Black youth
  10. Inflammatory biomarker relationships with helper T cell GPR15 expression and cannabis and tobacco smoking
  11. The Association between Neighborhood Disorder and Health: Exploring the Moderating Role of Genotype and Marriage
  12. Social and psychological consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak: The experiences of Taiwan and Hong Kong.
  13. The effects of social adversity, discrimination, and health risk behaviors on the accelerated aging of African Americans: Further support for the weathering hypothesis
  14. Array-Based Epigenetic Aging Indices May Be Racially Biased
  15. Racial Discrimination, Inflammation, and Chronic Illness Among African American Women at Midlife: Support for the Weathering Perspective
  16. Childhood adversity is linked to adult health among African Americans via adolescent weight gain and effects are genetically moderated
  17. The Effect of Tobacco Smoking Differs across Indices of DNA Methylation-Based Aging in an African American Sample: DNA Methylation-Based Indices of Smoking Capture These Effects
  18. Childhood Adversities as Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Perceived Illness Burden in Adulthood: Comparing Retrospective and Prospective Self-Report Measures in a Longitudinal Sample of African Americans
  19. Parental communication prevents the impact of neighborhood disadvantage on youth delinquent behavior
  20. Childhood adversity and health
  21. Cigarette and Cannabis Smoking Effects on GPR15+ Helper T Cell Levels in Peripheral Blood: Relationships with Epigenetic Biomarkers
  22. Family-centered alcohol use prevention for African American adolescents: A randomized clinical trial.
  23. Socially Demoralizing Environments and the Development of the Street Code from Childhood to Emerging Adulthood
  24. Testing Life Course Models Whereby Juvenile and Adult Adversity Combine to Influence Speed of Biological Aging
  25. The effect of early discrimination on accelerated aging among African Americans.
  26. Childhood Material Hardship and Externalizing Behavior
  27. Inflammation mediates the effect of discrimination, religiosity, and friendship network on expression of the Tp53 cancer suppressor gene
  28. Perceived relationship support moderates the association of contextual stress with inflammation among African Americans.
  29. Youth Adversities Amplify the Association between Adult Stressors and Chronic Inflammation in a Domain Specific Manner: Nuancing the Early Life Sensitivity Model
  30. Methylation of MTHFR Moderates the Effect of Smoking on Genomewide Methylation Among Middle Age African Americans
  31. Biological embedding of neighborhood disadvantage and collective efficacy: Influences on chronic illness via accelerated cardiometabolic age
  32. How does childhood trauma impact health in adulthood?
  33. MTHFR regulatory effects on methylation of CG05575921 in response to smoking: Effects are also discernable using MTHFR expression
  34. Age sensitive associations of adolescent substance use with amygdalar, ventral striatum, and frontal volumes in young adulthood
  35. When inflammation and depression go together: The longitudinal effects of parent–child relationships
  37. An index of the ratio of inflammatory to antiviral cell types mediates the effects of social adversity and age on chronic illness
  38. MTHFR methylation moderates the impact of smoking on DNA methylation at AHRR for African American young adults
  39. Neighborhood Disadvantage and Biological Aging: Using Marginal Structural Models to Assess the Link Between Neighborhood Census Variables and Epigenetic Aging
  40. Racial Discrimination, Racial Socialization, and Crime: Understanding Mechanisms of Resilience
  41. A pilot investigation of the impact of smoking cessation on biological age
  42. Smoking in young adulthood among African Americans: Interconnected effects of supportive parenting in early adolescence, proinflammatory epitype, and young adult stress
  43. Prevention of Early Substance Use Mediates, and Variation at SLC6A4 Moderates, SAAF Intervention Effects on OXTR Methylation
  44. Methylation of the oxytocin receptor gene mediates the effect of adversity on negative schemas and depression
  45. Neighborhood Social Processes and Adolescent Sexual Partnering: A Multilevel Appraisal of Anderson’s Player Hypothesis
  46. Decreasing Substance use Risk among African American Youth: Parent-based Mechanisms of Change
  47. Alcohol and tobacco consumption alter hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis DNA methylation
  48. Stress, relationship satisfaction, and health among African American women: Genetic moderation of effects.
  49. Economic hardship and biological weathering: The epigenetics of aging in a U.S. sample of black women
  50. Parenting, Socioeconomic Status Risk, and Later Young Adult Health: Exploration of Opposing Indirect Effects via DNA Methylation
  51. Neighborhood crime and depressive symptoms among African American women: Genetic moderation and epigenetic mediation of effects
  52. Methylomic Aging as a Window onto the Influence of Lifestyle: Tobacco and Alcohol Use Alter the Rate of Biological Aging
  53. Constructing Confidence Intervals for Effect Size Measures of an Indirect Effect
  54. Implementing Family-Centered Prevention in Rural African American Communities: a Randomized Effectiveness Trial of the Strong African American Families Program
  55. Neighborhood × Serotonin Transporter Linked Polymorphic Region (5-HTTLPR) interactions for substance use from ages 10 to 24 years using a harmonized data set of African American children
  56. Higher levels of protective parenting are associated with better young adult health: exploration of mediation through epigenetic influences on pro-inflammatory processes
  57. Confidence intervals for distinguishing ordinal and disordinal interactions in multiple regression.
  58. Neighborhood Crime Scale
  59. Nonsupportive parenting affects telomere length in young adulthood among African Americans: Mediation through substance use.
  61. Neighborhood Poverty, College Attendance, and Diverging Profiles of Substance Use and Allostatic Load in Rural African American Youth
  62. Neighborhood Poverty and Allostatic Load in African American Youth
  63. Dopamine Receptor Gene D4 Polymorphisms and Early Sexual Onset: Gender and Environmental Moderation in a Sample of African-American Youth
  64. The Effect of Communication Change on Long-term Reductions in Child Exposure to Conflict: Impact of the Promoting Strong African American Families (ProSAAF) Program
  65. The effect of neighborhood disadvantage, social ties, and genetic variation on the antisocial behavior of African American women: A multilevel analysis
  66. Perceived Discrimination Among African American Adolescents and Allostatic Load: A Longitudinal Analysis With Buffering Effects
  67. Is serotonin transporter genotype associated with epigenetic susceptibility or vulnerability? Examination of the impact of socioeconomic status risk on African American youth
  68. Gender Equality and Violent Behavior: How Neighborhood Gender Equality Influences the Gender Gap in Violence
  69. Changes in DNA methylation at the aryl hydrocarbon receptor repressor may be a new biomarker for smoking
  70. Distressing Relationships, Anger, and Stress Amplification in a Sample of Young Adult African Americans
  71. Avoiding Adolescent Pregnancy: A Longitudinal Analysis of African-American Youth
  72. Genetic Moderation of the Impact of Parenting on Hostility Toward Romantic Partners
  73. The Contribution of Community and Family Contexts to African American Young Adults’ Romantic Relationship Health: A Prospective Analysis
  74. Impact of child sex abuse on adult psychopathology: A genetically and epigenetically informed investigation.
  75. Demographic Characteristics and Victimization Risk
  76. The Association between Racial Socialization and Depression
  77. Parental Warmth Amplifies the Negative Effect of Parental Hostility on Dating Violence
  78. Genetic moderation of contextual effects on negative arousal and parenting in African-American parents.
  79. Exposure to Harsh Parenting and Pornography as Explanations for Males’ Sexual Coercion and Females’ Sexual Victimization
  80. Social Environment, Genes, and Aggression
  81. Social Adversity, Genetic Variation, Street Code, and Aggression
  82. Relational schemas, hostile romantic relationships, and beliefs about marriage among young African American adults
  83. 5-HTTLPR status moderates the effect of early adolescent substance use on risky sexual behavior.
  84. Differential susceptibility to parenting among African American youths: Testing the DRD4 hypothesis.
  85. Parenting moderates a genetic vulnerability factor in longitudinal increases in youths' substance use.
  86. Change in caregiver depression in response to parent training: Genetic moderation of intervention effects.
  87. Change in caregiver depression as a function of the Strong African American Families Program.