Affiliation: Northwestern University
- Development of an empirical typology of African American family functioningJelani 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...
- The typological approach in child and family psychology: a review of theory, methods, and researchJelani 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...
- The effects of changes in racial identity and self-esteem on changes in african american adolescents' mental healthJelani 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...
- 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...
- "Feeling" hierarchy: the pathway from subjective social status to achievementMesmin 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...
- Marital transitions and changes in African American mothers' depressive symptoms: the buffering role of financial resourcesFatima 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...
- The Effects of Parenting and Family Functioning on Adolescent BehaviorJelani Mandara; Fiscal Year: 2007..If so, it will have important implications for the design and success of larger studies and family-based prevention interventions. ..