Jelani Mandara

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of an empirical typology of African American family functioning
    Jelani Mandara
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, USA
    J Fam Psychol 16:318-37. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The typological approach in child and family psychology: a review of theory, methods, and research
    Jelani Mandara
    Department of Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 2120 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 6:129-46. 2003
  3. doi request reprint The effects of changes in racial identity and self-esteem on changes in african american adolescents' mental health
    Jelani Mandara
    Northwestern University, 2120 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Child Dev 80:1660-75. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Do African American mothers really "love" their sons and "raise" their daughters?
    Jelani Mandara
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:41-50. 2010
  5. pmc "Feeling" hierarchy: the pathway from subjective social status to achievement
    Mesmin Destin
    Program of Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Adolesc 35:1571-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Marital transitions and changes in African American mothers' depressive symptoms: the buffering role of financial resources
    Fatima Varner
    Program in Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:839-47. 2009

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of an empirical typology of African American family functioning
    Jelani Mandara
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, USA
    J Fam Psychol 16:318-37. 2002
    ..Such families displayed chaotic family processes, and adolescents tended to suffer from low self-esteem. The typology exhibited good reliability. The implications of the typology are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint The typological approach in child and family psychology: a review of theory, methods, and research
    Jelani Mandara
    Department of Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 2120 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 6:129-46. 2003
    ..These prototypes are theorized to be synonymous with attractor basins in psychological state space. The connection between family types and personality structure as well as future directions of typological research were also discussed...
  3. doi request reprint The effects of changes in racial identity and self-esteem on changes in african american adolescents' mental health
    Jelani Mandara
    Northwestern University, 2120 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Child Dev 80:1660-75. 2009
    ..It was concluded that racial identity may be as important as self-esteem to the mental health of African American adolescents, and it explains variance in their mental health not associated with feelings of oneself as an individual...
  4. doi request reprint Do African American mothers really "love" their sons and "raise" their daughters?
    Jelani Mandara
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:41-50. 2010
    ..It was concluded that the later-born boys would achieve at the same rates as their siblings if they were socialized in the same manner as their siblings...
  5. pmc "Feeling" hierarchy: the pathway from subjective social status to achievement
    Mesmin Destin
    Program of Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Adolesc 35:1571-9. 2012
    ..The model held across different racial/ethnic groups, was tested against alternative models, and results remained stable controlling for objective socioeconomic status. Implications for identity-based intervention are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Marital transitions and changes in African American mothers' depressive symptoms: the buffering role of financial resources
    Fatima Varner
    Program in Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:839-47. 2009
    ..It was concluded that divorce is a risk factor for mental health concerns among African American mothers, but financial resources serve as a protective factor...

Research Grants1

  1. The Effects of Parenting and Family Functioning on Adolescent Behavior
    Jelani Mandara; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If so, it will have important implications for the design and success of larger studies and family-based prevention interventions. ..