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 as risk factor 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

Wymbs, B. T., Wymbs, F. A., & Dawson, A. E. (2014). Child ADHD and ODD Behavior Interacts with Parent ADHD Symptoms to Worsen Parenting and Interparental Communication. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. Advance online publication.

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. (2014). A Dose-Ranging Study of Behavioral and Pharmacological Treatment in Social-Recreational Settings for Children with ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. Advance online publication.

Rajwan, E., Chacko, A., Wymbs, B.T., & Wymbs, F.A. (2014). Evaluating clinically significant change in parent and child functioning: Comparison of standard and enhanced behavioral parent training. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. Advance online publication.

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. Advance online publication.

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.

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