Research Support

Title: Resiliency and Vulnerability in African American Parents

PI: Carolyn Cutrona

Co-PIs: Russell, D., Beach, S. (University of Georgia)

Agency: National Institute of Mental Health

Dates: 8/01/2006 – 7/31/2011

Amount: $2,402,465 (Direct costs)

Competitive continuation of a longitudinal study of contextual and individual-level predictors of alcohol abuse/dependence, major depression, and generalized anxiety disorder among African American adults who are the caregiver for a 19 – 23-year-old young adult child.


Title: A Study of African American Marriage and Health

PI: Chalandra Bryant, Pennsylvania State University

Co-PIs: K.A.S. Wickrama, Carolyn E. Cutrona

Agency: National Institute of Child Health and Development

Dates: 01/01/2005 – 12/31/2009

This study will investigate the influences of acute and chronic stressors on couple interactions and health outcomes of African American husbands and wives Role:  Co-PI on subcontract. 5% effort