Graduate Publications

In Press

Russell, B.S., Hutchison, M., & Fusco, A. (2019). Distress tolerance outcomes through a mindfulness intervention for adolescent substance use. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse. doi:10.1080/1067828X.2018.1561577.

Brenick, A., Lawrence, S. E., Carvalheiro, D., & Berger, R. (in press). Teaching tolerance or acting tolerant? Evaluating the effectiveness of skills- and contact-based prejudice reduction interventions among Israeli-Palestinian and Israeli-Jewish youth. Journal of School Psychology.

Dibble, K. E.Maksut, J. L., Siembida, E. J., & Bellizzi, K. M. (in press). What about boys?: Gardasil uptake barriers among adolescent boys, parents, and their physicians. American Journal of Preventative Medicine.

Durgunoğlu, A. Y., Gencay, H., Cantürk, M., & Kuscul, H. (in press). Cognitive and sociocultural dimensions of adult literacy and integrating technology in adult education. In D. Perin (Ed.) Wiley Handbook of Adult Literacy.

Khatun, N., Ali, S., Khaleque, A., & Rohner, R. P. (in press). Perceived parental undifferentiated rejection and children’s negative personality dispositions: A meta-analysis of multi-cultural studies. Cross Cultural Research.

McKee, S.L., Cooksey-Stowers, K., St. Louis, R., & Schwartz, M.B. (In press). Understanding the process of implementing nutrition and physical activity policies in a large national child care organization: A mixed-methods study. Translational Behavioral Medicine.

Misyak, S. A., Hendrick, V. E., Pudney, E., Serano, E L., & Farris, A. R. (in press). Reliability of a Market Basket Assessment Tool (MBAT) for Use in SNAP-Ed Healthy Retail Initiatives. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

Rohner, R. P., Putnick, D. L., Molaver, A., Ali, S., Butt, M. M., Ibrahim, D. M., Aurino, C., & Senese, V. P. (in press). Psychological maladjustment mediates the link between remembrances of parental rejection in childhood and loneliness in adulthood: A cross-cultural comparative study. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Russell, B. S., Simpson, E., Flannery, K. M., & Ohannessian, C. M. (in press). The Impact of adolescent substance use on family functioning: The mediating role of internalizing symptoms. Youth & Society.

Simpson, E. G., Vannucci, A., Lincoln, C. R. & Ohannessian, C. M. (in press). Perceived stress moderates the impact of internalizing symptoms on family functioning in early adolescence. Journal of Early Adolescence.

Simpson, E.G. (in press). Interparental conflict and adolescent adjustment: A narrative review of bidirectional pathways. Adolescent Research Review. doi:10.1007/s40894-019-00112-2.


Pudney, E. V., Himmelstein, M. S., & Puhl, R. M. (2019). The role of weight stigma in parental weight talk. Pediatric Obesity, 14(10).

Russell, B.S., Hutchison, M., & Fusco, A. (2019). Distress tolerance outcomes through a mindfulness intervention for adolescent substance use. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse.


Ali, S., Khatun, N., Khaleque, A., & Rohner, R. P., (2018). They love me not: A meta-analytic review of pancultural relations between perceived parental undifferentiated rejection and offspring’s psychological maladjustment. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology.

Ashford, R. D., Brown, A. M., Eisenhart, E., Thompson Heller, A., & Curtis, B. (2018). What we know about students in recovery: meta-synthesis of collegiate recovery programs, 2000-2017. Addiction Research & Theory,26(5), 405-413.

Berger, R., Brenick, A., Lawrence, S. E., Lila Coco, & Abu-Raiya, H. (2018). The effectiveness and durability of contact- and skills-based approaches to prejudice reduction. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 59, 46-53.

Britner, P. A., & Collins, C. M. (2018). Permanent and formal connections: Mentors, community services, and connectedness. In E. Trejos-Castillo & N. Trevino (Eds.), Handbook of Foster Youth. New York, NY: Routledge.

Brown, A., Ashford, R., Thompson Heller, A., Whitney, J., & Kimball, T. (2018). Collegiate recovery students and programs: Literature review from 1988-2017. Journal of Recovery Science,1(1), 1-11.

Finan, L. J., Simpson, E., Schulz, J., & Ohannessian, C. M. (2018). Parental problem drinking and emerging adult problem behavior: the moderating role of parental support. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27(4), 1175-1185. doi:10.1007/s10826-017-0953-8

Gans, K., Tovar, A., Jiang, Q., Mellow, J., Dionne, L., Mean, N., Palomo, V., & Risica, P. (2018). Nutrition-Related Practices of Family Child Care Providers and Differences by Ethnicity. Childhood Obesity,15(3), 167-184.

Guite, J. W., Russell, B. S., Pantaleo, A.; Thompson Heller, A., Donohue, E., Galica, V., ... Ohannessian, C. M. (2018). Parents as coping coaches for adolescents with chronic pain: A single-arm, group-based pilot intervention promoting caregiver self-regulation. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 6, 223-237.

Guite, J. W., Russell, B.S., Pantaleao, A., Thompson Heller, A., Donohue, E., Galica, V., Zempsky, W. T., & Ohannessian, C. M. (2018). Parents as coping coaches for adolescents with chronic pain: A single-arm pilot feasibility trial of a brief, group-based, cognitive-behavioral intervention promoting caregiver self-regulation. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 6, 223-237

Simpson, E. G., Vannucci, A., & Ohannessian, C. M. (2018). Family functioning and adolescent internalizing symptoms: A latent profile analysis. Journal of Adolescence, 64, 136-145.

Watson, R.J., Peter, T., McKay, T., Edkins, T., & Saewyc, E. (2018). Evidence of changing patterns in mental health and depressive symptoms for sexual minority adolescents. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health. 22(2), 120-138.


Bellizzi, K.M., & Dibble, K. (2017). Age and gender: Gender dynamics of patient and caregiver pairs by age. In L. Kim, & M. Loscalzo (Eds.), Gender issues in psycho-oncology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Britner, P. A., Reynolds, J. A., & Portwood, S. G. (2017). Physical abuse in childhood. In T. Gullotta & G. Blau (Eds.), Handbook of childhood behavioral issues: Evidence based approaches to prevention and treatment (2nd ed., pp. 177-195). New York, NY: Routledge.

Cain, K. M., Schiro, I. N., Gregory, W., Westberg, L., Lee, S.M., & Boyle, C. (2017). Seeking knowledge and becoming inspired: Development of religious practices in Muslim-American adolescents. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 35, 21-36.

Farrell, A., Dibble, K., Randall, K., & Britner, P.A. (2017). Population screening for housing instability and homelessness among child-welfare involved families: A brief report. Journal of Community Psychology, 60, 25-32.

Finan, L. J., Simpson, E., Schulz, J., & Ohannessian, C. M. (2017). Parental problem drinking and emerging adult problem behavior: The moderating role of parental support. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 1-11.

Kang, H. (2017). Korean translation of Rigazio-DiGilio, S. A., Ivey, A. E., Kunkler-Peck, K. P., and Grady, L. T. (2005). Community genograms: Using individual, family and cultural narratives with clients. New York, NY: Teacher’s College Press, Columbia University.

Kim, O., Hynes, K. C., & Lee, R. M. (2017). Searching for connection —Finding resolution: A grounded theory analysis of writings of Korean American adopted adults. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 8, 235-247.

Khaleque, A., & Ali, S. (2017). A Systematic Review of Meta‐Analyses of Research on Interpersonal Acceptance–rejection Theory: Constructs and Measures. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 9, 441-458.

Lee, H., Heafner, J., Sabatelli, R. M., & LaMotte, V. (2017). Side-by-Side: An evaluation of Connecticut’s Police and Youth Interaction Model. Journal of Human Behavior and Social Environment, 27, 806-816.

Lincoln, C. R., Russell, B. S., Donohue, E. B., & Racine, L. (2017). Mother-child interactions and preschoolers’ emotion regulation outcomes: Nurturing autonomous emotion regulation. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26, 559-573.

Russell, B S. & Lincoln, C. R. (2017). Reducing hostile parenting through computer-mediated parenting education. Children and Youth Services Review, 73, 66-73.

Russell, B. S., Thompson Heller, A., & Hutchinson, M. (2017). Differences in adolescent emotion regulation and impulsivity: A group comparison study of school-based recovery students. Substance Use and Misuse, 52, 1085-1097.


Heafner, J., Kang, H., Ki, P., & Tambling, R.B. (2016). Measuring client expectations in marriage and family therapy. The Family Journal. 24, 140-146.

Jiang, Q., He, D., Guan, W., & He, X. (2016). “Happy goat says”: The effect of a food selection inhibitory control training game of children’s response inhibition on eating behavior. Appetite, 107, 86-92.

Kim, O., Hynes, K. C., & Lee, R. M. (2016). Guatemalan family-style orphanages: A grounded theory examination of caregiver perspectives. International Journal of Social Work, 60(5), 1244-1254.

Molaver, A. D. (2016). Review of Loneliness, love, and all that’s between: A psychological look at what makes us lonely and what keeps us in love, by A. Rokach, & Together and lonely: Loneliness in intimate relationships: Causes and coping, by A. Rokach & A. Sha’Ked. Interpersonal Acceptance, 10.

Ohannessian, C. M., Flannery, K. M., Simpson, E., & Russell, B. S., (2016). Family functioning and adolescent alcohol use: A moderated mediation analysis. Journal of Adolescence, 49, 19-27.

Rohner, R. P., & Ali, S. (2016). The personality assessment questionnaire (PAQ). In V. Zeigler-Hill, & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY: Springer.

Rohner, R. P., & Ali, S. (2016). The parental acceptance-rejection questionnaire (PARQ). In V. Zeigler-Hill, & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY: Springer.

Russell, B. S., Maksut, J. L., Lincoln, C. R., & Leland, A. J. (2016). Computer-mediated parenting education: Digital family service provision. Children and Youth Services Review, 62, 1-8.

Russell, B. S. & Lincoln, C. R. (2016). Distress tolerance and emotion regulation: Promoting maternal well-being across the transition to parenthood. Parenting: Science and Practice, 16, 22-35.

Saxena, M., & Ali, S. (2016). Review of parenting: Behaviors, cultural influences and impact on childhood health and well-being. Interpersonal Acceptance, 12, 3-5.

Simpson, T., Condon, E., Price, R., Finch, B., Sadler, L., Ordway, M. (2016). Demystifying infant mental health: What the primary care provider needs to know. Journal of Pediatric Healthcare, 30, 38-48.

Yamamoto, Y., Li, J., & Liu, J. L. (2016). Does Socioeconomic Status Matter for Chinese Immigrants’ Academic Socialization? Family Environment, Parental Engagement, and Preschoolers’ Outcomes. Research in Human Development, 13, 191–206.


Ali, S. (2015). Review of parental power and prestige moderate the relationship between perceived parental acceptance and offspring’s psychological Adjustment. Cross-Cultural Research, 48, Interpersonal Acceptance, 12, 6-10.

Ali, S., Khaleque, A., & Rohner, R. P. (2015). Gender differences in perceived parental acceptance and psychological adjustment of children and adult offspring: A multi-cultural meta-analysis, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46, 1059-1080.

Ali, S., Khaleque, A., & Rohner, R. P. (2015). Influence of perceived teacher acceptance and parental acceptance on youth’s psychological adjustment and school conduct: A cross-cultural meta-analysis, Journal of Cross-Cultural Research, 49, 204–224.

Feyissa, E. A., Cornell, E., Chandhok, L., Wang, D., Ionita, C., Schwab, J, ... & Rubin, K. (2015). Impact of co-management and the primary-subspecialty care interface on follow-up and referral patterns for patients with concussions. Clinical Pediatrics, 54, 969-975.

Harkness, S., Mavridis, C., Liu, J. & Super, C.M. (2015). Parental ethnotheories and the development of family relationships in early and middle childhood. In L. A. Jensen (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of human development and culture: An interdisciplinary perspective. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Mansfield, A. K., Keitner, G. I., & Dealy, J. A. (2015). The family assessment device: An update. Family Process, 54, 82-93.

Mendez, M., Simpson, T., Meyer, J., Maderia, H., Holmberg, M., Davis, L., Alter, A. (2015). The infant mental health workforce: Key to promoting the healthy development of children. Child Health and Development Institute, Impact Policy Brief.

Rigazio-DiGilio, S. A. & Kang, H. (2015). The extended family context: Using community genograms to position culture and context in the foreground of family counseling. In M. Stauffer & D. Capuzzi (Eds), Fundamentals of couples, marriage, and family counseling. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons Publishing Company.

Rohner, R. P. & Molaver, A. D. (2015). Interpersonal Acceptance-Rejection Loneliness Scale (IPARLS). Storrs, CT: Rohner Research Publications.

Thompson Heller, A. & Russell, B. S. (2015). The impact on social influence, gender, and non-parental guardianship on adolescents in substance use recovery. Journal of Human Sciences Extension, 3, 107-116.


Maunganidze, L. & Tsamaase, M. (2014). Early childhood education in Botswana: A case of fragmented “Fits.” International Education Studies. 7, 1-7.

Sadler, L., Slade, A., Close, N., Webb, D., Simpson, T., Finch, B., Price, R. (2014). Minding the baby: A treatment manual. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Pudney, E., Brasseur, K., Ozier, A., Yao, P., & McBride, R. (2014). Assessment of nutrition education needs pertaining to the perceived benefits and barriers of food pantry clients. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 46, S167-S167.

Thompson, A. (2014). Fostering growth and development of recovering students in higher education through servant leadership. Peabody Journal of Education, 89, 244-257.


Bose, K., Tsamaase, M., & Seetso, G. (2013). Teaching of science and mathematics in pre-schools of Botswana: The existing practices. Creative Education, 4, 43-51.

Lee, J., Kim, J., Cha, D., & Lee, H. (2013). Are parent education programs in South Korea really effective? A meta-analytic study using journal articles. Journal of Korean Home Management Association, 31, 27-47.

Mansfield, A. K., Dealy, J. A., & Keitner, G. I. (2013). Family functioning and income: Does low income status impact family functioning? The Family Journal, 21, 297-305.

Pudney, E., Brasseur, K., Ozier, A., Norris, M., & O’Connor, M. (2013). Food pantry focus groups to identify nutrition education needs. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 45, S77-S77.

Simpson, T. (2013). Reflections of a zero to three national training institute neophyte. Zero to Three, 33, 52-54.

Small, K. K. & Epstein, N. B. (2013). Effectiveness of couple therapy for aggressive behavior and partners’ satisfaction with therapy sessions among African American and Caucasian clinic couples. The University of Maryland McNair Scholars Undergraduate Research Journal.


Mansfield, A. K., Dealy, J. A., & Keitner, G. I. (2012). Family interventions for bipolar disorder: A review of the literature. Neuropsychiatry, 2, 231-238.

Sheeran, T., Dealy, J., & Rabinowitz, T. (2012). Geriatric telemental health. In K. Myers & C. Turvey (Eds.), Telemental health: Clinical, technical and administrative foundations (pp. 171-189). London, England: Elsevier.

Sheeran, T., Greenberg, R. L., Davan, L. A., Dealy, J. A., Young, R. C., & Bruce, M. L. (2012). A descriptive study of older bipolar disorder residents living in New York City’s adult congregate facilities. Bipolar Disorders, 14, 756-763.

Simpson, E., & Yu, K. (2012). Closer to the truth: Electronic records of academic dishonesty in an actual classroom setting. Ethics & Behavior, 22, 400-408.

Thompson, A. (2012). The importance of developing empathy between parents and teens in relational therapy. Connecticut Connections: Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 25, 13.

Trivedi, S., Mberengwa, L. R., & Tsamaase, M. (2012). Parental involvement in the development of reading skills of preschool children. In T. Maundeni, and M. Nnyepi, (Eds.). Thari ya Bana: Reflections on children in Botswana, (pp. 33-38). Gaborone, Botswana: UNICEF and University of Botswana.

Tsamaase, M. & Hall, S. (2012). Opportunities and challenges facing parents in developing children’s literacy skills: A sneak peek at literacy practices of children enrolled at the University of Botswana Child Development Laboratory. In T. Maundeni, and M. Nnyepi, (Eds.). Thari ya Bana: Reflections on Children in Botswana (pp. 39-44). Gaborone, Botswana: UNICEF and University of Botswana.


Ali, S. (2011). Perceived teacher and parental acceptance-rejection, and the academic achievement, adjustment, and behavior of children: Literature review. International Journal of Peace and Development Studies, 2, 138-147.

Webb, D., Simpson, T., Fitzpatrick, S. (2011). A clinician’s quick reference guide to minding the baby: A reflective parenting program. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.


Xu, X., Rochette, P. J., Feyissa, E. A., Su, T. V., & Liu, Y. (2009). MCM10 mediates RECQ4 association with MCM2-7 helicase complex during DNA replication. The European Molecular Biology Organization Journal, 28, 3005-3014.


Durgunoğlu, A. Y., & Kuscul, H. (2008). Providing access to basic literacy education with educational TV. European Journal of Open, Distance and e-learning.


Cho, S. H., Kang, H. S., Lee, W. K., Hwang, T. Y., Kwon, J. H. (2007). The relation between social cue perception and ward behavior on chronic schizophrenia. The Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology. 26, 867-881.


Durgunoğlu, A. Y., Oney, B., & Kuscul, H. (2003). Development and evaluation of an adult literacy program in Turkey. International Journal of Educational Development, 23, 17-36.