Reports and Papers

This page contains a list of reports, articles, papers, and other documents that have been authored, created, or formally reviewed by researchers and other staff members of the Military Family Research Institute.

  • Accumulation of Risk and Promotive Factors Among Young Children in US Military Families
  • Publisher: American Journal of Community Psychology
  • Year: 2016
  • Reference: MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., Cardin, J. F., Christ, S., Willerton, E., Flittner O’Grady, A., Topp, D., Coppola, E., Lester, P., & Mustillo, S. (2016). Accumulation of risk and promotive factors among young children in US military families. American Journal of Community Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/ajcp.12025
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  • The many faces of military families: Unique features of the lives of female service members
  • Publisher: Military Medicine
  • Year: 2016
  • Reference: Southwell, K. H., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (2016). The many faces of military families: Unique features of the lives of female service members. Military Medicine, 181, 70-79. doi: 10.7205/MILMED-D-15-00193
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  • The impact of deployment on parental, family and child adjustment in military families
  • Publisher: Child Psychiatry and Human Development
  • Year: 2016
  • Reference: Lester, P., Aralis, H., Sinclair, M., Kiff, C., Lee, K. H., Mustillo, S., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (2016). The impact of deployment on parental, family and child adjustment in military families. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. doi: 10.1007/s10578-016-0624-9
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  • Emotion expression, avoidance and psychological health during reintegration: A dyadic analysis of actor and partner associations within a sample of military couples
  • Publisher: Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
  • Year: 2015
  • Reference: Marini, C. M., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., Christ, S. L., & Franks, M. M. (2015). Emotion expression, avoidance and psychological health during reintegration: A dyadic analysis of actor and partner associations within a sample of military couples. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 32(8), 1-22. doi: 10.1177/0265407515621180
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  • Maternal perspectives on deployment and child-mother relationships in military families
  • Publisher: Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies
  • Year: 2015
  • Reference:Posada, G., Walker, D., Cardin, J. F., Nyaronga, D., Schwarz, R., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (2015). Maternal perspectives on deployment and child-mother relationships in military families. Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies, 64, 651–664. DOI:10.1111/fare.12165
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  • Evaluation of a multimedia intervention for children and families facing multiple military deployments
  • Publisher: Journal of Primary Prevention
  • Year: 2015
  • Reference: Flittner O’Grady, A., Burton, E. T., Chawla, N., Topp, D., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (2015). Evaluation of a multimedia intervention for children and families facing multiple military deployments. Journal of Primary Prevention, 1-18. DOI 10.1007/s10935-015-0410-7
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  • Privacy management in the military family during deployment: Adolescents’ perspectives
  • Publisher: Journal of Family Communication
  • Year: 2015
  • Reference: Owlett, J. S., Richards, K. A., Defreese, J. D., Wilson, S. R., & Roberts, F. D. (2015). Privacy management in the military family during deployment: Adolescents’ perspectives. Journal of Family Communication, 15(2), 141-158.
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  • Overview of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and alcohol misuse among active duty service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, self-report and diagnosis
  • Publisher: Military Medicine
  • Year: 2015
  • Reference: Mustillo, S. A., Kysar-Moorn, A., Douglas, S. R., Hargraves, R., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., Fraine, M., & Frazer, N. L. (2015). Overview of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and alcohol misuse among active duty service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, self-report and diagnosis. Military Medicine, 180(4), 419-427.
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  • Total Force Fitness: The Military Family Fitness Model
  • Publisher: Military Medicine
  • Year: 2015
  • Reference: Bowles, S. V., Pollock, E. D., Moore, M., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., Cato, C., Dekle, J. W., … Bates, M. J. (2015). Total force fitness: The military family fitness model. Military Medicine, 180(3), 246-258.
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  • Factors Associated With Civilian Employment, Work Satisfaction, and Performance Among National Guard Members.
  • Publisher: Psychiatric Services
  • Year: 2015
  • Reference: Nelson, C. B., Zivin, K, Walters, H., Ganoczy, D., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., & Valenstein, M. (2015). Factors Associated With Civilian Employment, Work Satisfaction, and Performance Among National Guard Members. Psychiatric Services, 66(12), 1318-1325. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201400334
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  • The higher education landscape for US student service members and veterans in Indiana
  • Publisher: The International Journal of Higher Education Research
  • Year: 2015
  • Reference: Hitt, S., Sternberg, M., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., Vaughan, J., Carlson, R., Dansie, E., & Mohrbacher, M. (2015). The higher education landscape for US student service members and veterans in Indiana. The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 60(2). DOI: 10.1007/s10734-014-9854-6
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  • Help seeking by parents in military families on behalf of their young children
  • Publisher: The International Journal of Higher Education Research
  • Year: 2015
  • Reference: Flittner O’Grady, A. E., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., Willerton, E., Cardin, J. F., Topp, D., Mustillo, S., & Lester, P. (2015). Help seeking by parents in military families on behalf of their young children. Psychological Services, 12(3), 231-240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ser0000027
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  • Effectiveness of a multimedia outreach kit for families of wounded veterans
  • Publisher: Disability and Health Journal
  • Year: 2014
  • Reference: Walker, D. I., Cardin, J. F., Chawla, N., Topp, D., Burton, T., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (2014). Effectiveness of a multimedia outreach kit for families of wounded veterans. Disability and Health Journal 7(2), 216–25. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.11.004
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  • The impact of the military context on the grief process
  • Publisher: Military Behavioral Health
  • Year: 2014
  • Reference: Faber, A. J., Minner, J., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. (2014). Killed in combat: The impact of the military context on the grief process. Military Behavioral Health, 2(1), 14-17.
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  • Reported barriers to mental health care in three samples of U.S. Army National Guard soldiers at three time points
  • Publisher: Journal of Traumatic Stress
  • Year: 2014
  • Reference: Valenstein, M., Gorman, L., Blow, A. J., Ganoczy, D., Walters, H., Kees, M., …Pfeiffer, P. N. (2014). Reported barriers to mental health care in three samples of U.S. Army National Guard soldiers at three time points. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27(4), 406–14. doi:10.1002/jts.21942.
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  • Student service members/veterans in higher education: A systematic review
  • Publisher: Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice
  • Year: 2014
  • Reference: Barry, A. E., Whiteman, S. D., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (2014). Student service members/veterans in higher education: A systematic review. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 51(1), 30-42. doi:10.1515/jsarp-2014-0003
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  • The development and implications of peer emotional support for student service members/veterans and civilian college students
  • Publisher: Journal of Counseling Psychology
  • Year: 2013
  • Reference: Whiteman, S. D., Barry, A. E., Mroczek, D. K., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. (2013). The development and implications of peer emotional support for student service members/veterans and civilian college students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60(2), 265-278.
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  • The development and implications of peer emotional support for student service members/veterans and civilian college students
  • Publisher: The Journal of College Orientation and Transition
  • Year: 2013
  • Reference: Ritz, G. A., Heggen, A., Ericson, K., Harris, J. A. (2013). Transition programs for student veterans. The Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 21(1), 64-77.
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  • Understanding and supporting the resilience of a new generation of combat-exposed military families and their children
  • Publisher: Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review
  • Year: 2013
  • Reference: MacDermid Wadsworth, S. (2013). Understanding and supporting the resilience of a new generation of combat-exposed military families and their children. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 16(4), 415-420.
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  • Approaching family-focused systems of care for military and veteran families
  • Publisher: Military Behavioral Health
  • Year: 2013
  • Reference: MacDermid Wadsworth, S., Lester, P., Marini, C., Cozza, S., Sornborger, J., Strouse, T., & Beardslee, W. (2013). Approaching family-focused systems of care for military and veteran families. Military Behavioral Health, 1, 1-10.
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  • Psychological health of military children: Longitudinal evaluation of family-centered prevention to enhance family resilience
  • Publisher: Military Medicine
  • Year: 2013
  • Reference: Lester, P., Stein, J., Saltzman, W., Woodward, K., MacDermid Wadsworth, S., Milburn, N. G., Mogil, C., & Beardslee, W. (2013). Psychological health of military children: Longitudinal evaluation of family-centered prevention to enhance family resilience. Military Medicine, 178, 838-845.
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  • Romantic Relationships Following Wartime Deployment
  • Publisher: Journal of Family Issues
  • Year: 2013
  • Reference: Karakurt, G., Christiansen, A. T., MacDermid, S. M., & Weiss, H. M. (2013). Romantic Relationships Following Wartime Deployment. Journal of Family Issues, 34(11), 1427-1451.
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  • Economic Conditions of military families
  • Publisher: Future of Children
  • Year: 2013
  • Reference: Hosek, J., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. (2013). Economic Conditions of military families. Future of Children, 23, 41-59.
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  • Work adjustment after combat deployment: Reservist repatriation
  • Publisher: Community, Work & Family
  • Year: 2013
  • Reference: Bull Schaefer, R. A., Wiegand, K. E., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., Green, S. G., Welch, E., & Weiss, H. M. (2013). Work adjustment after combat deployment: Reservist repatriation. Community, Community, Work & Family, 16(2), 191-211.
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  • Examining the association between binge drinking and propensity to join the military
  • Publisher: Military Medicine
  • Year: 2013
  • Reference: Barry, A. E., Stellefson, M. L., Hanik, B., Tennant, B. L., Whiteman, S. D., Varnes, J., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. (2013). Examining the association between binge drinking and propensity to join the military. Military Medicine, 178, 37-42.
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  • Prospective evaluation of mental health and deployment experience among women in the U.S. military
  • Publisher: American Journal of Epidemiology
  • Year: 2012
  • Reference: Seelig, A. D., Jacobson, I. G., Smith, B., Hooper, T. I., Gackstetter, G. D., Ryan, M. A., Wells, T. S., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., & Smith, T. C. (2012). Prospective evaluation of mental health and deployment experience among women in the U.S. military. American Journal of Epidemiology, 176, 135-145. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr496
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  • Approaching family-focused systems of care for military and veteran families
  • Publisher: Military Behavioral Health
  • Year: 2012
  • Reference: MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., Lester, P., Marini, C., Cozza, C., Sornborger, J., Strouse, T., & Beardslee, W. (2012). Approaching family-focused systems of care for military and veteran families. Military Behavioral Health, 1(1), 31-40. doi:10.1080/21635781.2012.721062
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  • An examination of PTSD and relationship functioning in soldiers of the Iraq war over time
  • Publisher: Journal of Traumatic Stress
  • Year: 2012
  • Reference: Erbes, C., Meis, L., Polusny, M., Compton, J., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (2012). An examination of PTSD and relationship functioning in soldiers of the Iraq war over time. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25, 187-190. doi:10.1002/jts.21689
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  • The alcohol use and associated mental health problems of veterans and student service members in higher education
  • Publisher: Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy
  • Year: 2012
  • Reference: Barry, A. E., Whiteman, S. D., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., & Hitt, S. F. (2012). The alcohol use and associated mental health problems of veterans and student service members in higher education. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 19(5), 415-425. doi:10.3109/09687637.2011.647123
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  • Implications of posttraumatic stress among military-affiliated and civilian students
  • Publisher: Journal of American College Health
  • Year: 2012
  • Reference: Barry, A. E., Whiteman, S. D., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (2012). Implications of posttraumatic stress among military-affiliated and civilian students. Journal of American College Health, 60:8, 562-573. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2012.721427
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  • Passport Toward Success: Description and evaluation of a program designed to help children and families reconnect after a military deployment
  • Publisher: Journal of Applied Communication Research
  • Year: 2011
  • Reference: Wilson, S., Wilkum, K., Chernichky, S., MacDermid Wadsworth, S., & Broniarczyk, K. (2011). Passport Toward Success: Description and evaluation of a program designed to help children and families reconnect after a military deployment. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 39(3), 223-249. doi: 10.1080/00909882.2011.585399
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  • Helping children and families reconnect after a military deployment
  • Publisher: Communication Currents
  • Year: 2011
  • Reference: Wilson, S., Wilkum, K., Chernichky, S., MacDermid Wadsworth, S., & Broniarczyk, K. (2011). Helping children and families reconnect after a military deployment. Communication Currents, 6(4), np.
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  • Military fathers’ perspectives on involvement
  • Publisher: Journal of Family Psychology
  • Year: 2011
  • Reference: Willerton, E., Schwarz, R., MacDermid Wadsworth, S., & Oglesby, M. S. (2011). Military fathers’ perspectives on involvement. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(4), 521 - 530. doi: 10.1037/a0024511
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  • A comparative analysis of student service member/veteran and civilian student drinking motives
  • Publisher: Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice
  • Year: 2011
  • Reference: Whiteman, S., & Barry, A. (2011). A comparative analysis of student service member/veteran and civilian student drinking motives. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 48, 297-313. doi: 10.2202/1949-6605.6322
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  • Military families: Extreme work and extreme “work-family”
  • Publisher: The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • Year: 2011
  • Reference: MacDermid Wadsworth, S., & Southwell, K. (2011). Military families: Extreme work and extreme “work-family”. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 638, 163-183. doi:10.1177/0002716211416445
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  • Family risk and resilience in the context of war and terrorism
  • Publisher: Journal of Marriage and Family
  • Year: 2010
  • Reference: MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (2010). Family risk and resilience in the context of war and terrorism. Journal of Marriage and Family, 72(3), 537-556.
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  • The Higher Education Landscape
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2009
  • Authors: Sternberg, M., MacDermid, S., Vaughan, J., & Carlson, R.
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  • Support for Casualty Notification Officers
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University
  • Year: 2008
  • Authors: Willerton, E., Samper, R., & MacDermid, S.
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  • Understanding and Promoting Resilience in Military Families
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2008
  • Authors: MacDermid, S., Samper, R., Schwarz, R., Nishida, J., & Nyaronga, D.
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  • Influences on Job Search Self-Efficacy of Spouses of Enlisted Military Personnel
  • Publisher: Human Performance; Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2007
  • Authors: Trougakos, J., Bull, R., Green, S., MacDermid, S., & Weiss, H.
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  • Military Libraries: Their Roles and Importance
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University
  • Year: 2006
  • Authors: Welch, E., Meyer, R., MacDermid, S. M., Weiss, H.
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  • Military OneSource: Its Use, Impact and Effectiveness
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2006
  • Authors: Sprenkle, D., Ko, M., & MacDermid, S.
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  • Adjustments among Adolescents in Military Families When a Parent is Deployed
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2005
  • Authors: Huebner, A., & Mancini, J.
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  • Attitudes, Aptitudes, and Aspirations of American Youth: Implications for Military Recruitment
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2005
  • Authors: Authors: Schwarz, R., Mehta-Jackson, A., & Schultheis, M.
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  • Military Fathers on the Front Lines
  • Publisher: In W. Marsiglio, K. Roy, & G. L. Fox (Eds.), Situated fathering: A focus on physical and social spaces. Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Year: 2005
  • Authors: MacDermid, S. M., Schwarz, R., Faber, A., Adkins, J., Mishkind., M., & Weiss, H.
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  • Military OneSource Counseling: First Armored Division Pilot Counseling Program
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2005
  • Authors: Sprenkle, D., MacDermid, S., & Ko, M.
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  • The Value of Caregiving: A Comparative Analysis of Compensation in Military Child Development Centers
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2005
  • Authors: Schwarz, R. L., Swan, R., MacDermid, S. M.
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  • Child Care Use and Satisfaction Among Military Families with Preschool Children
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2004
  • Authors: MacDermid, S., Strauss, R., Robbins, N., Wenz, H., Chang, Y., Schwarz, R., Weiss, H., Kontos, S.
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  • Episodic Processes in Emotional Labor: Perceptions of Affective Delivery and Regulation Strategies
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2004
  • Authors: Weiss, H., Beal, D., Barros, E., & MacDermid, S.
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  • Ethnic Variations in the Connection Between Work-Induced Family Separation and Turnover Intent
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2004
  • Authors: Behnke, A., MacDermid, S., Anderson, J., Weiss, H.
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  • Nonwork Factors in Organizational Commitment
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University; Presented at the 2004 annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI
  • Year: 2004
  • Authors: Kurek, K., MacDermid, S., & Weiss, H
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  • The Financial Landscape for Military Parents of Young Children
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2004
  • Authors: MacDermid, S., Strauss, R., Robbins, N., Wenz, H., Chang, Y., Schwarz, R., Weiss, H., Kontos, S
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  • Staffing Your Child Care Center: A Theoretical and Practical Approach
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2003
  • Authors: Schwarz, R. L., MacDermid, S. M. Swan, R., Robbins, N. M., & Mathers, Carrie.
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  • Retention in the Armed Forces: Past Approaches and New Research Directions
  • Publisher: Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University
  • Year: 2002
  • Authors: Weiss, H., MacDermid, S., Strauss, R., Kurek, K., Le, B., & Robbins, D.
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