Northern Illinois University

Trauma, Mental Health & Recovery Lab

Representative Publications

Lilly, M.M., & Lim, B.H. (in press). Shared pathogeneses of post-trauma pathologies: Attachment, emotion regulation, and cognitions. Forthcoming in Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Lilly, M.M., Howell, K.H., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (in press). The relationship between world assumptions and PTSD in survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV). Forthcoming in Violence Against Women.

Howell, K.H., Miller, L., Lilly, M.M., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (in press). Fostering resilience in preschool children exposed to intimate partner violence: Evaluating the Preschool Kids' Club. Forthcoming in Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma.

Valdez, C.E., & Lilly, M.M. (in press). Thought control: Is it abilities, strategies or both that predicts posttraumatic symptomatology in victims of interpersonal trauma? Forthcoming in Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.

Valdez, C.E., & Lilly, M.M. (in press). Biological sex, gender role, and criterion A2: Rethinking the “gender” gap in PTSD. Forthcoming in Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

Valdez, C.E., Lim, B.H., & Lilly, M.M. (in press). “It's going to make the whole tower crooked": Victimization trajectories in IPV. Forthcoming in Journal of Family Violence.

Lim, B.H., Adams, L.A., & Lilly, M.M. (2012). Self-worth as a mediator between attachment and posttraumatic stress in interpersonal trauma. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27, 2039-2061. doi: 10.1177/0886260511431440

Pierce, H.A., & Lilly, M.M. (2012). Duty-related trauma exposure in 911 telecommunicators: Considering the risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25, 211-215. doi: 10.1002/jts.21687

Lilly, M.M., & Valdez, C.E. (2012). The unique relationship of emotion regulation and alexithymia in predicting Somatization versus PTSD symptoms. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 21, 609-625. doi: 10.1080/10926771.2012.686964

Lilly, M.M., & Pierce, H.A. (2012). PTSD and depressive symptoms in 911 telecommunicators: The role of peritraumatic distress and world assumptions in predicting risk. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, Jan 2012. doi: 10.1037/a0026850

Valdez, C.E., Lilly, M.M., & Sandberg, D.A. (2012). Gender differences in attitudinal acceptance of intimate partner violence perpetration under attachment relevant contexts. Violence and Victims, 27, 229-245. doi: 10.1891/0886-6708.27.2.229

Valdez, C.E., & Lilly, M.M. (2012). Emotional constriction and risk for Posttraumatic Stress: The role of trauma history and gender. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 21, 1-18. doi: 10.1080/10926771.2012.631165

Lilly, M.M., & Valdez, C.E. (2011). Interpersonal trauma and PTSD: The roles of gender and a lifespan perspective in predicting risk. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, Mar 2011. doi: 10.1037/a0022947

Lilly, M.M., Valdez, C.E., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (2011). The mediating effect of world assumptions on the relationship between trauma exposure and depression. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 2499-2516. doi: 10.1177/0886260510383033

Lilly, M.M. (2011). The contributions of interpersonal trauma exposure and world assumptions in predicting dissociation among undergraduates. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 12, 375-392. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2011.573761

Graham-Bermann, S.A., Howell, K.H., Lilly, M.M., & DeVoe, E. (2011). Mediators and moderators of change in adjustment following intervention for children exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 1815-1833. doi: 10.1177/0886260510372931

Lilly, M.M., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (2010). Intimate partner violence and PTSD: The moderating role of emotion-focused coping. Violence and Victims, 25, 604-616. doi: 10.1891/0886-6708.25.5.604

Graham-Bermann, S. A., Howell, K. H., Miller, L. E., Kwek, J., & Lilly, M. (2010). Traumatic events and maternal education as predictors of verbal ability for preschool children exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV). Journal of Family Violence, 25, 383-392. doi: 10.1007/s10896-009-9299-3

Howell, K.H., Graham-Bermann, S.A., Czyz, E., Lilly, M.M. (2010). Assessing resilience in preschool children exposed to intimate partner violence. Violence and Victims, 25, 150-164. doi: 10.1891/0886-6708.25.2.150

Lilly, M.M., Pole, N., Best, S.R., Metzler, T., & Marmar, C.R. (2009). Gender and PTSD: What can we learn from female police officers? Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 767-774. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2009.02.015

Lilly, M.M., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (2009). Ethnicity and risk for symptoms of posttraumatic stress following intimate partner violence: Prevalence and predictors in European American and African American women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24, 3-19. doi: 10.1177/0886260508314335

Lilly (Gross), M.M., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (2006). Gender, categories, and science-as-usual: A critical reading of Gender and PTSD. Violence Against Women, 12, 393-406. doi: 10.1177/1077801206287306

Elliott, G.C., Cunningham, S.M., Linder, M., Colangelo, M., & Lilly (Gross), M.M. (2005). Child physical abuse and self-perceived social isolation among adolescents. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 20, 1663-1684. doi: 10.1177/0886260505281439