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Bakula, D. M., Mullins, A. J., Sharkey, C. M., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Mullins, L. L., & Wisniewski, A. B. (2017, May). Gender identity outcomes in children with disorders/differences of sex development: Predictive factors. In Seminars in Perinatology. WB Saunders.

Sharkey, C. M., Bakula, D. M., Gamwell, K. L., Mullins, A. J., Chaney, J. M., & Mullins, L. L. (2017). The Role of Grit in College Student Health Care Management Skills and Health-Related Quality of Life. Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

Mullins, A. J., Gamwell, K. L., Sharkey, C. M., Bakula, D. M., Tackett, A. P., Suorsa, K. I., ... & Mullins, L. L. (2017). Illness uncertainty and illness intrusiveness as predictors of depressive and anxious symptomology in college students with chronic illnesses. Journal of American College Health, 1-9.

Mullins, L. L., Cushing, C. C., Suorsa, K. I., Tackett, A. P., Molzon, E. S., Mayes, S., McNall-Knapp, R., Mullins, A.J., Gamwell, K. L., & Chaney, J. M. (2016). Parent illness appraisals, parent adjustment, and parent-reported child quality-of-life in pediatric cancer. Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. 

Wagner, J., Ramsey, R. R., Ryan, J. L., Fedele, D. A., Mullins, L. L., Chaney, J. M. (2016). Child Attitude Toward Illness Scale (CATIS): A systematic review of the literature. Epilepsy and Behavior. 59, 64-72.

Chaney, J., Gamwell, K., Baraldi, A., Ramsey, R., Cushing, C., Mullins, A., Gillaspy, S., Jarvis, J., & Mullins, L. (2016). Parent perceptions of illness uncertainty and child depressive symptoms in juvenile rheumatic diseases: Examining caregiver demand and parent distress as mediators. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Advance Access 2/16, 1-11.,doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsw004

Morrison, C. F., Szulczewski, L., Strahlendorf, L. F., Lane, J. B., Mullins, L.L., & Pai, A. L. (in press). Designing technology to address parent uncertainty in childhood cancer. Advances in Nursing Science, 39 (1).

Wiener, L., Viola, A., Kearney, J., Patenaude, A. E., Mullins, L. L., Zadeh, S., Sherman-Bien S., Pao, M. (2015) Impact of caregiving for a child with cancer on parental health behaviors, relationship quality and spiritual faith: Do lone parents fare worse?  Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing. December 14, 2015, doi: 10.1177/1043454215616610

Tackett, A.P., Cushing, C.C., Surosa, K.I., Mullins, A., Gamwell, K., Mayes, S., Mcnall-Knapp, R., Chaney, J.M, & Mullins, L. L. (2015). Illness uncertainty, global psychological distress, and posttraumatic stress in pediatric cancer: A preliminary examination using a path analysisapproach. Pediatric Psychology. Advanced access 10/15. 1-10. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsv093     

Suorsa, K. I., Mullins, A. J., Tackett, A. P., Scott, K., Austin, P., Baskin, L., Bernabe, K., Cheng, E., Fried, A., Frimberger, D., Galan, D., Gonzalez, L., Greenfield, S., Kropp, B., Meyer, T., Myer, S., Nokoff, N., Palmer, B., Poppas, D., Paradis, A., Yerkes, E., Wisniewski, A. B., & Mullins, L. L. (2015). Characterizing early psychosocial functioning of parents of children with moderate to severe genital ambiguity due to a disorder of sex development (DSD). Journal of Urology. 194, 1737-1742.

Palermo, T. M., Janicke, D. M., McQaid, E. L. Mullins, L. L., Robins, P. M. & Wu, Y. P. (2015). Introduction to special issue on best training practices in pediatric psychology. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. 3(3),183-190.

Steele, A. C., Mullins, L. L., Mullins, A. J. & Muriel, A.C. (2015). Psychosocial interventions and therapeutic support as a Standard of Care in Pediatric Oncology. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 62, 585-616.

Junghans-Rutelonis, A.N., Suorsa, K.I., Tackett, A.P., Burkley, E., Chaney, J.M., & Mullins, L.L. (2015). Self-Esteem, self-focused attention, and the mediating role of fear of negative evaluation in college students with and without asthma. Journal of American College Health. 63, 554-562.

Suorsa, K. I., Cushing, C. C., Mullins, A. J., Meier, E., Tackett. A. P., Junghans, A. N., Chaney, J. M., & Mullins, L. L. (2015). Young adults with asthma and allergies: Physical activity, self-efficacy, social support, and subsequent psychosocial outcomes. Children’s Health Care. DOI: 10.1080/02739615.2015.1065741

Malpert,  A. V., Kimberg, C., Luxton, J., Mullins, L. L., Pui, C.H., Hudson, M. M., Krull, K. R., & Brinkman, T.M. (2014). Emotional distress in parents of long-term survivors of childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Psycho-Oncology. Doi: 10.1002/pon.3732

Palermo, T. M., Mullins, L. L.,Janicke, D. M., McQuaid, E. L., Robins, P. M. , & Wu, Y. P. Response to Cohen, and Steele, Borner, & Roberts: Recommendations for training in pediatric psychology: Defining core competencies across training levels. (2014). Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 39, 998-1000.

Hullmann, S.E., Fedele, D. A. Molzon, E. S., Mayes, S. & Mullins, L. L. (2014). Posttraumatic growth and hope in parents of children with cancer. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. 08/2014. Doi:10.1080/07347332.2014.955241.

Mullins, L. L.  Chaney, J. M., Molzon, E. S., & Gillaspy, S. (2014). Parent and family Interventions in pediatric psychology: Clinical applications. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. Vol 2(3), Sep 2014, 281-293. doi.org/10.1037/cpp0000065

Mullins, L. L., Molzon, E. S., Suorsa, K. I., Tackett, A. P., Pai, A. H., & Chaney, J. M. Models of resilience: Developing psychosocial interventions for parents of children with chronic health conditions. (2014). Family Relations, 64, 176-189. Doi:10.1111/fare.12104.

Palermo, T. M., Janicke, D. M. McQuaid, E. L., Mullins, L. L., Robins, P. M., & Wu, Y. P. (2014). Recommendations for training in pediatric psychology: Defining core competencies across training levels. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 39, 965-984.

Molzon, E.S., Brannon, E.E., Fedele, D.A., Suorsa, K.I., Grant, D.M., & Mullins, L.L. (2014). Factor structure of the parent perception of uncertainty scale in parents of children diagnosed with cancer.  Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23, 1435-1438. doi:10.1002/pon.3574

Wolfe-Christensen, C., Fedele, D. A., Kirk, K., Mullins, L. L., Lakshaman, Y., & Wisniewski, A. B. (2014). Caregivers of children with a disorder of sex development: Associations between parenting capacities and psychological distress. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 10, 538-544. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2013.11.016

Ramsey, R., Cushing, C., *Ryan, J., Gillaspy, S., Mullins, L.L., & Chaney, J. (2014). Barriers to care, illness intrusiveness, and depressive symptoms in youth with juvenile rheumatic disease. Children’s Healthcare, 43,(4), 293-307, DOI: 10.1080/02739615.2013.865187

Fedele, D. A., Molzon, E. S., Eddington, A. R., Hullmann, S. E., Mullins, L. L., & Gillaspy, S. G., (2014). Perceived barriers to care in a pediatric medical home: The moderating role of caregiver minority status. Clinical Pediatrics. 53, 351-355. doi: 10.1177/0009922813507994

Bonner, M. S., Ramsey, R. R., Ryan, J. L., Fedele, D. A., Mullins, L. L., Wagner, J. L., Jarvis, J. N., Chaney, J. M. (2013). Examination of parent-child adjustment in Juvenile Rheumatic Diseases using depression-specific indices of parent and youth functioning. Journal of Child Health Care. doi: 10.117/1367493513496910

Molzon, E. S., Bonner, M. S., Hullmann, S. E., Ramsey, R. R., Suorsa, K. I., Chaney, J. M., & Mullins, L. L. (2013).  Sleep quality and health-related quality of life in young adults with allergies and asthma and their healthy peers. American Journal of                   College Health. 61:8, 484-489. doi:10.1080/07448481.2013.838566

Molzon, E.S., Ramsey, R.R., Suorsa, K.I., Bonner, M.S., Grant, D.M., Chaney, J.M., Mullins, L.L. (2013). Factor Structure of the illness intrusiveness ratings scale in young adults with allergies and asthma. Journal of Allergy and Asthma Educators, 4, 71-76. doi:10.1177/2150129713478441

Ramsey, R. R., Ryan, J. L., Bonner, M. S., Fedele, D. A., Mullins, L. L., Jarvis, J. N., & Chaney, J. M. (2013). The mediating role of children’s causal attributions in the parent distress-child depressive symptom association in juvenile rheumatic diseases. Journal of Development and Physical Disabilities. doi:10.1007/s10882-012-9306-0.

Wiener, L., Pao, M., Battles, H., Sima Zadeh, S., Patenaude, A., Madan-Swain, A. Friebert, S., Kupst, M. J.,  & Mullins, L. L. (2013). Socio-environmental factors associated with lone parenting chronically ill children. Children’s Health Care. 42, 264-280. DOI:10.1080/02739615.2013.816612

Ryan, J. L., Eddington, A. E. Hullmann, S. E., Ramsey, R. R., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Chaney, J. M., & Mullins, L. L. (2013). An examination of parenting capacity variables and child adjustment outcomes across socioeconomic level in pediatric cancer. Children’s Health Care. 42, 281-293. doi:10.1080/02739615.2013.816617

Mullins, L. L. & Chaney, J. M. (2013) Introduction to the special Issue:  The impact of poverty and rural status on youth with chronic health conditions. Children’s Health Care, 42, 191-193. doi:10.1080/02739615.2013.816593.       

Ramsey, R. R., Bonner, M. S., Ryan, J. L., Mullins, L. L., & Chaney, J. M. (2013). A prospective examination of attitudes toward illness and depressive symptoms in youth with juvenile rheumatic diseases. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. doi: 10.1007/s10882-012-9294-0

Fedele, D. A., Hullmann, S. E., Chaffin, M., Kenner, C., Fisher, M. J., Kirk, K., Eddington, A. R., Phipps, S., McNall, R., & Mullins, L. L. (2013). Impact of a parent-based interdisciplinary intervention for mothers on adjustment in children newly diagnosed with cancer. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38, 531-540. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jst010

Hullmann, S.E, Eddington, A. R., Molzon, E.S., & Mullins, L.L. (2013). Illness appraisals and health-related quality of life in adolescents and young adults with allergies and asthma. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, Jan 17, 1-8doi: 10.1515/jamh-20130004.