S A Wolchik
Affiliation: Arizona State University
- Resilience in parentally bereaved children and adolescents seeking preventive servicesKirk K Lin
Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:673-83. 2004..The findings are consistent with a model of resilience in which multilevel variables account for children's positive adaptation following exposure to adversity...
- Stressors, quality of the child-caregiver relationship, and children's mental health problems after parental death: the mediating role of self-system beliefsSharlene A Wolchik
Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:221-38. 2006..Implications of these findings for understanding the development of mental health problems in parentally bereaved children and designing interventions for this at-risk group are discussed...
- Parentally bereaved children's grief: self-system beliefs as mediators of the relations between grief and stressors and caregiver-child relationship qualitySharlene A Wolchik
Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, P O Box 876005, Tempe, AZ 85287 6005, USA
Death Stud 32:597-620. 2008..Fear of abandonment showed a marginal prospective mediational relation between stressors and intrusive grief thoughts. After excluding the mediators, relationship quality showed a direct prospective relation to intrusive grief thoughts...
- Six-year longitudinal predictors of posttraumatic growth in parentally bereaved adolescents and young adultsSharlene A Wolchik
Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 6005, USA
Omega (Westport) 58:107-28. 2008..The implications of these findings for research and clinical practice are discussed...
- Six-year follow-up of preventive interventions for children of divorce: a randomized controlled trialSharlene A Wolchik
Department of Psychology, Program for Prevention Research, Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, PO Box 876005, Tempe, AZ 85287 6005, USA
JAMA 288:1874-81. 2002..The long-term effects of intervention programs for this population are unknown...
- Fear of abandonment as a mediator of the relations between divorce stressors and mother-child relationship quality and children's adjustment problemsSharlene A Wolchik
Program for Prevention Research, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 1104, USA
J Abnorm Child Psychol 30:401-18. 2002..Implications of these results for understanding variability in children's postdivorce adjustment problems and interventions for divorced families are discussed...
- Promoting resilience in youth from divorced families: lessons learned from experimental trials of the New Beginnings ProgramSharlene A Wolchik
Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, P O Box 876005, Tempe, AZ 85287 6005, USA
J Pers 77:1833-68. 2009..The final section describes directions for future research on the NBP...
- An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorceS A Wolchik
Psychology Department, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 68:843-56. 2000..Program effects on externalizing problems were maintained at 6-month follow-up. A few additive effects of the dual-component program occurred for the putative mediators; none occurred for adjustment problems...
- Relations of parenting and temperament to Chinese children's experience of negative life events, coping efficacy, and externalizing problemsQing Zhou
Department of Psychology, University of California, 3210 Tolman Hall 1650, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
Child Dev 79:493-513. 2008..The results suggest there is some cross-cultural universality in the developmental pathways for externalizing problems...
- Mother-child relationship quality and effective discipline as mediators of the 6-year effects of the New Beginnings Program for children from divorced familiesQing Zhou
Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 76:579-94. 2008..The discussion focuses on the implications of the mediation findings for advancing the developmental theories that informed the design of the NBP and the implications for implementation of the NBP in community settings...
- Symptoms of internalizing and externalizing problems: modeling recovery curves after the death of a parentSarah J Schmiege
Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Am J Prev Med 31:S152-60. 2006..The death of a parent is a major family disruption that can place children at risk for later depression and other mental health problems...
- Positive parenting as a mediator of the relations between parental psychological distress and mental health problems of parentally bereaved childrenOi Man Kwok
Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:260-71. 2005..Implications for understanding the development of mental health problems of parentally bereaved children are discussed...
- The additive and interactive effects of parenting and temperament in predicting adjustment problems of children of divorceL J Lengua
Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
J Clin Child Psychol 29:232-44. 2000....
- Positive parenting as a protective resource for parentally bereaved childrenRachel A Haine
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
Death Stud 30:1-28. 2006..Implications for the understanding of children's responses to the death of a parent and the development and implementation of preventive interventions are discussed...
- Long-term impact of prevention programs to promote effective parenting: lasting effects but uncertain processesIrwin N Sandler
Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 6005, USA
Annu Rev Psychol 62:299-329. 2011....
- Cortisol levels six-years after participation in the Family Bereavement ProgramLinda J Luecken
Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, United States
Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:785-9. 2010..Results suggest that a family-focused intervention for parentally bereaved youth may have prevented the development of attenuated cortisol secretion suggestive of dysregulation and associated with externalizing problems...
- Development of the stepfamily events profileKathryn Wilcox Doyle
Department of Mental Hygiene, Johns Hopkins University, USA
J Fam Psychol 16:128-43. 2002..Events reflecting interactions within the adolescent's dyadic family relationships were most strongly predictive of adolescent maladjustment...
- The family bereavement program: efficacy evaluation of a theory-based prevention program for parentally bereaved children and adolescentsIrwin N Sandler
Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 1104, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 71:587-600. 2003..At follow-up, the FBP led to reduced internalizing and externalizing problems, but only for girls and those who had higher problem scores at baseline...
- Locus of control and self-esteem as stress-moderators or stress-mediators in parentally bereaved childrenRachel A Haine
Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
Death Stud 27:619-40. 2003..Implications for understanding parentally bereaved children's mental health problems and for developing preventive interventions are discussed...
- Positive events as a stress buffer for children and adolescents in families in transitionKathryn Wilcox Doyle
Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, USA
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:536-45. 2003..These findings have implications for theory and intervention development...
- Risk as a moderator of the effects of prevention programs for children from divorced families: a six-year longitudinal studySpring R Dawson-McClure
Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 6005, USA
J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:175-90. 2004....
- How did it work? Who did it work for? Mediation in the context of a moderated prevention effect for children of divorceJenn Yun Tein
Program for Prevention Research, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 72:617-24. 2004..Analyses demonstrate mediation effects primarily for children who began the program with poorer scores on discipline, mother-child relationship quality, and externalizing problems...
- Mediation of the effects of the family bereavement program on mental health problems of bereaved children and adolescentsJenn Yun Tein
Department of Psychology, Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Prev Sci 7:179-95. 2006..The discussion focuses on theoretical explanations for the mediational effects and on implications for identifying "core components" of the FBP that are responsible for its effects to reduce mental health problems of girls...
- Developmental cascade effects of the New Beginnings Program on adolescent adaptation outcomesDarya Bonds McClain
Prevention Research Center, Psychology North, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 6005, USA
Dev Psychopathol 22:771-84. 2010..There were no significant differences in the model based on level of baseline risk or adolescent gender. These results provide support for a cascading pathways model of child and adolescent development...
- Comparing cognitive, relational and stress mechanisms underlying gender differences in recovery from bereavement-related internalizing problemsMichelle Little
Psychology Department, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:486-500. 2009..Girls' higher initial fear of abandonment also mediated additional growth in anxiety relative to boys...
- Resilience rather than recovery: a contextual framework on adaptation following bereavementIrwin N Sandler
Prevention Research Center, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 6005, USA
Death Stud 32:59-73. 2008..By use of a "contextual resilience" framework, the authors emphasize the central role that person-environment transactions play versus the heavy emphasis on intrapersonal processes in some other approaches to resilience...