S A Wolchik

Summary

Affiliation: Arizona State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Resilience in parentally bereaved children and adolescents seeking preventive services
    Kirk K Lin
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:673-83. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Stressors, quality of the child-caregiver relationship, and children's mental health problems after parental death: the mediating role of self-system beliefs
    Sharlene A Wolchik
    Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:221-38. 2006
  3. pmc Parentally bereaved children's grief: self-system beliefs as mediators of the relations between grief and stressors and caregiver-child relationship quality
    Sharlene A Wolchik
    Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, P O Box 876005, Tempe, AZ 85287 6005, USA
    Death Stud 32:597-620. 2008
  4. pmc Six-year longitudinal predictors of posttraumatic growth in parentally bereaved adolescents and young adults
    Sharlene A Wolchik
    Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 6005, USA
    Omega (Westport) 58:107-28. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Six-year follow-up of preventive interventions for children of divorce: a randomized controlled trial
    Sharlene 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Fear of abandonment as a mediator of the relations between divorce stressors and mother-child relationship quality and children's adjustment problems
    Sharlene A Wolchik
    Program for Prevention Research, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 1104, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 30:401-18. 2002
  7. pmc Promoting resilience in youth from divorced families: lessons learned from experimental trials of the New Beginnings Program
    Sharlene A Wolchik
    Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, P O Box 876005, Tempe, AZ 85287 6005, USA
    J Pers 77:1833-68. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce
    S A Wolchik
    Psychology Department, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:843-56. 2000
  9. pmc Relations of parenting and temperament to Chinese children's experience of negative life events, coping efficacy, and externalizing problems
    Qing Zhou
    Department of Psychology, University of California, 3210 Tolman Hall 1650, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Child Dev 79:493-513. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Mother-child relationship quality and effective discipline as mediators of the 6-year effects of the New Beginnings Program for children from divorced families
    Qing Zhou
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:579-94. 2008

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Resilience in parentally bereaved children and adolescents seeking preventive services
    Kirk 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stressors, quality of the child-caregiver relationship, and children's mental health problems after parental death: the mediating role of self-system beliefs
    Sharlene 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...
  3. pmc Parentally bereaved children's grief: self-system beliefs as mediators of the relations between grief and stressors and caregiver-child relationship quality
    Sharlene 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...
  4. pmc Six-year longitudinal predictors of posttraumatic growth in parentally bereaved adolescents and young adults
    Sharlene 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Six-year follow-up of preventive interventions for children of divorce: a randomized controlled trial
    Sharlene 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fear of abandonment as a mediator of the relations between divorce stressors and mother-child relationship quality and children's adjustment problems
    Sharlene 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...
  7. pmc Promoting resilience in youth from divorced families: lessons learned from experimental trials of the New Beginnings Program
    Sharlene 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce
    S 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...
  9. pmc Relations of parenting and temperament to Chinese children's experience of negative life events, coping efficacy, and externalizing problems
    Qing 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...
  10. doi request reprint Mother-child relationship quality and effective discipline as mediators of the 6-year effects of the New Beginnings Program for children from divorced families
    Qing 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of internalizing and externalizing problems: modeling recovery curves after the death of a parent
    Sarah 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Positive parenting as a mediator of the relations between parental psychological distress and mental health problems of parentally bereaved children
    Oi 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint The additive and interactive effects of parenting and temperament in predicting adjustment problems of children of divorce
    L J Lengua
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 29:232-44. 2000
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  14. ncbi request reprint Positive parenting as a protective resource for parentally bereaved children
    Rachel 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...
  15. pmc Long-term impact of prevention programs to promote effective parenting: lasting effects but uncertain processes
    Irwin N Sandler
    Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 6005, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 62:299-329. 2011
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  16. pmc Cortisol levels six-years after participation in the Family Bereavement Program
    Linda 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Development of the stepfamily events profile
    Kathryn 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint The family bereavement program: efficacy evaluation of a theory-based prevention program for parentally bereaved children and adolescents
    Irwin 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Locus of control and self-esteem as stress-moderators or stress-mediators in parentally bereaved children
    Rachel 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Positive events as a stress buffer for children and adolescents in families in transition
    Kathryn 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk as a moderator of the effects of prevention programs for children from divorced families: a six-year longitudinal study
    Spring R Dawson-McClure
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 6005, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:175-90. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint How did it work? Who did it work for? Mediation in the context of a moderated prevention effect for children of divorce
    Jenn 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mediation of the effects of the family bereavement program on mental health problems of bereaved children and adolescents
    Jenn 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...
  24. pmc Developmental cascade effects of the New Beginnings Program on adolescent adaptation outcomes
    Darya 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...
  25. pmc Comparing cognitive, relational and stress mechanisms underlying gender differences in recovery from bereavement-related internalizing problems
    Michelle 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Resilience rather than recovery: a contextual framework on adaptation following bereavement
    Irwin 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...