Bray-Bethany

Bethany Bray

Associate Research Professor, and Associate Director, Methodology Center

404 HHD Building
814-865-3253
bcb178@psu.edu

Biography

Bethany's research focuses on developing and applying advanced statistical methods to questions about the longitudinal development of substance use, with a special emphasis on the relation between substance use and the development of comorbid problem behaviors like gambling and risky sexual behavior. Toward that end, she works on longitudinal, latent variable modeling, including latent class analysislatent transition analysis, and their extensions.

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Recent Publications

Profiles of adolescents

Fosco, G. M., & Bray, B. C. (2016). Profiles of adolescents triangulation and appraisals of interparental conflict: Implications for adjustment. Journal of Family Psychology, 30, 533-542.

The dynamics of internalizing and externalizing comorbidity across the early school years

Willner, C. J., Kopp, L. M., & Bray, B. C. (2016). The dynamics of internalizing and externalizing comorbidity across the early school years. Developmental Psychopathology, 28, 1033-1052. doi: 10.1017/S0954579416000687