Baylor Remains Open

Baylor College of Medicine and its clinics will be open Tuesday, Nov. 29. We are closely monitoring the City of Houston's boil water advisory and will provide updates as needed.


Research on Women with Disabilities: Psychological Health Publications


Curry, M. A., Renker, P., Hughes, R. B., Robinson-Whelen, S., Oschwald, M., Swank, P., and Powers, L. (2009). Development of measures of abuse among women with disabilities and the characteristics of their perpetrators. Violence Against Women, 15(9), 1001-25.

Powers, L., Renker, P., Robinson-Whelen, S., Oschwald, M., Hughes, R. B., Swank, P, & Curry, M. (2009). Interpersonal violence and women with disabilities: Analysis of safety promoting behaviors. Violence Against Women, 15(9), 1040-69.

Robinson-Whelen, S., Hughes, R. B., Powers, L. E., Renker, P., Oschwald, M., Swank, P., and Curry, M. A. (submitted for publication). Efficacy of a computerized abuse and safety assessment intervention for women with disabilities.

Morgan RO, Byrne MM, Hughes RB, Petersen NJ, Taylor HB, Robinson-Whelen S, Hasche JC, Nosek MA. Do secondary conditions explain the relationship between depression and health care cost in women with physical disabilities? Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2008;89:1880-6.

Nosek MA, Hughes RB, Robinson-Whelen S. The complex array of antecedents of depression in women with physical disabilities: Implications for clinicians. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2008;30(3):174-83.

Hughes RB, Nosek MA, Robinson-Whelen S. Correlates of depression in rural women with physical disabilities. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2007;36(1):105-14.

Robinson-Whelen, S., Hughes, R. B., Taylor, H. B., Hall, J. W., & Rehm, L. P. (2007). Depression self-management program for rural women with physical disabilities. Rehabilitation Psychology, 52(3), 254-62.

Hughes RB, Robinson-Whelen S, Taylor HB, Hall JW. Stress self-management: an intervention for women with physical disabilities. Women's Health Issues 2006;16(6):389-99.

Nosek MA, Taylor HB, Hughes RB, Taylor P. (2006) Disability, psychosocial, and demographic characteristics of abused women with physical disabilities. Violence Against Women. 12: 838-50.

Hughes RB, Taylor HB, Robinson-Whelen S, Nosek MA. Stress and women with physical disabilities: Identifying psychosocial correlates. Women's Health Issues. 2005;15:14-20.

Hughes RB, Robinson-Whelen S, Taylor HB, Petersen N, Nosek MA. Characteristics of depressed and non-depressed women with physical disabilities. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2005;80:473-9.

Hughes RB, Taylor HB, Robinson-Whelen S, Swedlund N, Nosek MA. Enhancing self-esteem in women with physical disabilities. Rehabil Psychol. 2004;19(4):295-302.

Nosek, M. A., Hughes, R. B. (2003) Psychosocial issues of women with physical disabilities: The continuing gender debate. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 46(4), 224-33.

Nosek, M. A., Hughes, R. B., Swedlund, N., Swank, P., Walter, L. J. (2003) Self-esteem and women with disabilities. Social Science and Medicine 56: 1737-47.

Hughes, R. B., Swedlund, N., Petersen, N., Nosek, M. A. (2001) Depression and Women with Spinal Cord Injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 7(1) 16-24.

Nosek, M. A., Walter, L. A. (1998). Community integration of women with spinal cord injuries: An examination of psychological, social, vocational, and environmental factors. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Vol. 4 (2), 41-55.

Nosek, M. A., Parker, R., Larsen, S. (1987). Psychosocial independence and functional abilities: Their relationship in adults with severe musculoskeletal impairments. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 68, 840-5.