DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Brian Wymbs

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

Email: wymbs(->AT<-)ohio.edu
Phone: 740-593-1064


Research Interests

  • Family-based treatment for children and adults with ADHD
  • Impact of disruptive child behavior on interparental relationship quality
  • ADHD and substance use as risk factors for young adult romantic relationship discord and violence

Education

Ph.D. (2008) University at Buffalo, SUNY

M.A. (2004) University at Buffalo, SUNY

B.A. (2000) University of Notre Dame

Selected Publications

Pelham, W.E., Burrows-MacLean, L., Gnagy, E.M., Fabiano, G.A., Coles, E.K., Wymbs, B.T., Chacko, A., Walker, K.S., Wymbs, F.A., Garefino, A., Hoffman, M.T., Waxmonsky, J., Waschbusch, D. (in press). A Dose-Ranging Study of Behavioral and Pharmacological Treatment in Social-Recreational Settings for Children with ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Chacko, A., Anderson, L., Wymbs, B.T., & Wymbs, F.A. (2013). Parent-endorsed reasons for not completing homework in group-based behavioral parent training for high-risk families of youth with ADHD. Behaviour Change, 30, 262-272.

Wymbs, B. T., Molina, B. S. G., Belendiuk, K. A., Pedersen, S. L., Walther, C. A. P., Cheong, J., McGinley, J. S., Marshal, M. P., Gnagy, E. M., & Pelham, W. E. (2013). Motorsports involvement among adolescents and young adults with childhood ADHD. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 42, 220-231.

Babinski, D. E., Pelham, W. E., Molina, B. S. G., Gnagy, E. M., Waschbusch, D. A., Wymbs, B. T., Sibley, M. H., & Kuriyan, A. B. (2012). Maternal ADHD, parenting, and psychopathology among mothers of adolescents with ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders. Published Online First.

Chacko, A., Wymbs, B. T., Chimiklis, A., Wymbs, F. A., & Pelham, W. E. (2012). Evaluating a comprehensive strategy to improve engagement to group-based behavioral parent training for high-risk families of children with ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 40, 1351-1362.

Sibley, M. H., Pelham, W. E., Molina, B. S. G., Gnagy, E. M., Waxmonsky, J. G., Waschbusch, D. A., Derefinko, K. J., Wymbs, B. T., Garefino, A. C., Babinski, D. E., & Kuriyan, A. B. (2012). When Diagnosing ADHD in Adults Emphasize Informant Reports, DSM Items, and Impairment. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80, 1052-1061.

Walther, C. A. P., Cheong, J., Molina, B. S. G., Pelham, W. E., Wymbs, B. T., Belendiuk, K. A., & Pedersen, S. L. (2012). Substance use and delinquency among adolescents with childhood ADHD: The protective role of parenting. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 26, 585-598.

Wymbs, B. T., Molina, B. S. G., Pelham, W. E., Cheong, J., Gnagy, E. M., Belendiuk, K. A., Walther, C. A. P., Babinski, D. E., & Waschbusch, D. A. (2012). Risk of intimate partner violence among young adult males with childhood ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 16, 373-383.

Babinski, D. E., Pelham, W. E., Molina, B. S. G., Gnagy, E. M., Waschbusch, D. A., Yu, J., MacLean, M. G., Wymbs, B. T., Sibley, M. H., Biswas, A., Robb, J. A., & Karch, K. M. (2011). Late adolescent and young adult outcomes of girls diagnosed with ADHD in childhood: An exploratory investigation. Journal of Attention Disorders, 15, 204-214.

Wymbs, B. T. (2011). Mechanisms underlying the impact of disruptive child behavior on interparental communication. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 873-884.

Wymbs, B. T. & Pelham, W. E. (2010). Child effects on communication between parents of youth with and without ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119, 366-375.

Wymbs, B. T., Pelham, W. E., Molina, B. S. G., Gnagy, E. M., Wilson, T, & Greenhouse, J. B. (2008). Rate and predictors of divorce among parents of youth with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 735-744.

Wymbs, B. T., Pelham, W. E., Gnagy, E. M., & Molina, B. S. G. (2008). Mother and adolescent reports of interparental discord among families of adolescents with and without attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 16, 29-41.

Recent Grants

Courses Taught

Graduate:

Clinical Practicum

Developmental Psychology

Graduate Students

Anne Dawson

Theresa Egan