Katherine C Pears

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Social Learning Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Father-child transmission of school adjustment: A prospective intergenerational study
    Katherine C Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center
    Dev Psychol 49:792-803. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Developmental, cognitive, and neuropsychological functioning in preschool-aged foster children: associations with prior maltreatment and placement history
    Katherine Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 160 East 4th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97491 2426, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:112-22. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Emotion understanding and theory of mind among maltreated children in foster care: evidence of deficits
    Katherine C Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 160 East 4th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401 2426, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:47-65. 2005
  4. pmc Early elementary school adjustment of maltreated children in foster care: the roles of inhibitory control and caregiver involvement
    Katherine C Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphey Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Child Dev 81:1550-64. 2010
  5. pmc Indiscriminate friendliness in maltreated foster children
    Katherine C Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97405, USA
    Child Maltreat 15:64-75. 2010
  6. pmc Substance use risk across three generations: the roles of parent discipline practices and inhibitory control
    Katherine Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:373-86. 2007
  7. pmc Emotion dysregulation in the intergenerational transmission of romantic relationship conflict
    Hyoun K Kim
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphy Boulevard, Eugene, OR 07401, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:585-95. 2009
  8. pmc A prospective three generational study of fathers' constructive parenting: influences from family of origin, adolescent adjustment, and offspring temperament
    David C R Kerr
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Psychology Department, Oregon State University, CorvallisOR 97331, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:1257-75. 2009
  9. pmc Growth in externalizing and internalizing problems in childhood: a prospective study of psychopathology across three generations
    Deborah M Capaldi
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Child Dev 83:1945-59. 2012
  10. pmc Associations between sleep and inattentive/hyperactive problem behavior among foster and community children
    Jennifer R Tininenko
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:668-74. 2010

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Publications24

  1. pmc Father-child transmission of school adjustment: A prospective intergenerational study
    Katherine C Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center
    Dev Psychol 49:792-803. 2013
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Developmental, cognitive, and neuropsychological functioning in preschool-aged foster children: associations with prior maltreatment and placement history
    Katherine Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 160 East 4th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97491 2426, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:112-22. 2005
    ..Placement history was generally not associated with scores in the various developmental domains. We discuss the need to screen and evaluate preschoolers and possible methods for doing so...
  3. ncbi request reprint Emotion understanding and theory of mind among maltreated children in foster care: evidence of deficits
    Katherine C Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 160 East 4th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401 2426, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:47-65. 2005
    ..Results help to expand knowledge about the cognitive and affective deficits of children in foster care and suggest that interventions targeted at these deficits include an emphasis on emotion understanding and theory of mind...
  4. pmc Early elementary school adjustment of maltreated children in foster care: the roles of inhibitory control and caregiver involvement
    Katherine C Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphey Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Child Dev 81:1550-64. 2010
    ..The results suggest that inhibitory control and caregiver involvement might be promising targets for school readiness interventions for foster preschoolers...
  5. pmc Indiscriminate friendliness in maltreated foster children
    Katherine C Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97405, USA
    Child Maltreat 15:64-75. 2010
    ..The results indicate a greater prevalence of indiscriminate friendliness among foster children and suggest that indiscriminate friendliness is part of a larger pattern of dysregulation associated with inconsistency in caregiving...
  6. pmc Substance use risk across three generations: the roles of parent discipline practices and inhibitory control
    Katherine Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:373-86. 2007
    ..For alcohol use, only cross-generational associations in use were found. For illicit drugs, both poor inhibitory control and poor discipline played some mediational role in cross-generational use...
  7. pmc Emotion dysregulation in the intergenerational transmission of romantic relationship conflict
    Hyoun K Kim
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphy Boulevard, Eugene, OR 07401, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:585-95. 2009
    ..Findings highlight emotion dysregulation as a significant mechanism explaining the continuity of romantic relationship conflict across generations...
  8. pmc A prospective three generational study of fathers' constructive parenting: influences from family of origin, adolescent adjustment, and offspring temperament
    David C R Kerr
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Psychology Department, Oregon State University, CorvallisOR 97331, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:1257-75. 2009
    ..Transmission pathways are not limited to life-course adversity. Rather, constructive parenting is maintained, in part, by engendering positive adjustment in offspring...
  9. pmc Growth in externalizing and internalizing problems in childhood: a prospective study of psychopathology across three generations
    Deborah M Capaldi
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Child Dev 83:1945-59. 2012
    ..Intergenerational associations in psychopathology were modest, and much of the transmission occurred via contextual risk within the family of procreation...
  10. pmc Associations between sleep and inattentive/hyperactive problem behavior among foster and community children
    Jennifer R Tininenko
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:668-74. 2010
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  11. pmc Intergenerational influences on early alcohol use: independence from the problem behavior pathway
    David C R Kerr
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 24:889-906. 2012
    ..Other family risk mechanisms were not supported. However, parental alcohol use and child alcohol use were linked in expected ways with family contextual conditions known to set the stage for alcohol use problems later in adolescence...
  12. pmc Trajectories of maternal harsh parenting in the first 3 years of life
    Hyoun K Kim
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphey Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 34:897-906. 2010
    ..Partner aggression was also tested as a time-varying predictor to examine its time-specific influence on maternal harsh parenting...
  13. pmc Morning cortisol Levels in preschool-aged foster children: differential effects of maltreatment type
    Jacqueline Bruce
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97401 4928, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 51:14-23. 2009
    ..These results suggest that specific early adverse experiences have differential effects on the functioning of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical system...
  14. pmc Intergenerational and partner influences on fathers' negative discipline
    Deborah M Capaldi
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphey Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401 4928, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:347-58. 2008
    ..Findings indicate the importance of focusing on influence dynamics across parents...
  15. pmc Prevalence of suicidal ideation among boys and men assessed annually from ages 9 to 29 years
    David C R Kerr
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:390-402. 2008
    ..Parent- and self-reports showed low correspondence. SI was more common than retrospective studies suggest. Parent-reports and one-time self-reports are likely to miss large numbers of adolescent boys who may be at risk...
  16. pmc Intergenerational transmission of internalising and externalising behaviours across three generations: gender-specific pathways
    Hyoun K Kim
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 19:125-41. 2009
    ..Few studies have examined gender-specific pathways in the intergenerational transmission of internalising and externalising behaviours across three generations...
  17. pmc Childhood temperament and family environment as predictors of internalizing and externalizing trajectories from ages 5 to 17
    Leslie D Leve
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 160 East 4th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon 97401 2426, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:505-20. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Child maltreatment and foster care: unpacking the effects of prenatal and postnatal parental substance use
    Dana K Smith
    Oregon Social Learning Center, OR 97401 4928, USA
    Child Maltreat 12:150-60. 2007
    ..Findings highlight the potential integrative role that maternal and paternal substance use has on the risk for child maltreatment and foster care placement transitions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of therapeutic interventions for foster children on behavioral problems, caregiver attachment, and stress regulatory neural systems
    Philip A Fisher
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphey Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401 4928, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:215-25. 2006
    ..The interventions under investigation have produced evidence that it is possible to impact many areas that have been negatively affected by early stress, including HPA axis activity, behavior, and attachment to caregivers...
  20. pmc Psychosocial and cognitive functioning of children with specific profiles of maltreatment
    Katherine C Pears
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:958-71. 2008
    ..The present study employed a latent profile analysis to identify naturally occurring subgroups of children who had experienced maltreatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Continuity of parenting practices across generations in an at-risk sample: a prospective comparison of direct and mediated associations
    Deborah M Capaldi
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, Oregon 97401, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 31:127-42. 2003
    ..Findings were most consistent with the interpretation that there was some direct effect of parenting from G1 to G2 and some mediated effect via antisocial behavior in G2...
  22. ncbi request reprint The early intervention foster care program: permanent placement outcomes from a randomized trial
    Philip A Fisher
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 97401 2426, USA
    Child Maltreat 10:61-71. 2005
    ..These results provide the foundation of an evidence base for the EIFC program as a preventive intervention to improve permanent placement outcomes for preschool-aged foster children...
  23. pmc Early adverse care, stress neurobiology, and prevention science: lessons learned
    Jacqueline Bruce
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphey Boulevard, Eugene, OR, 97401 2426, USA
    Prev Sci 14:247-56. 2013
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  24. ncbi request reprint The relationship between executive attention and dissociation in children
    Lisa DeMarni Cromer
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 7:135-53. 2006
    ..Consistent with the adult literature, higher levels of childhood dissociation were associated with deficits in tasks requiring inhibition, but not with tasks requiring primarily planning, strategy, or multiple rule sets...

Research Grants8

  1. KITS: School Readiness in Foster Care Efficacy Trial
    Katherine Pears; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Group comparisons and longitudinal growth modeling will allow for evaluation of hypotheses. ..
  2. KITS: School Readiness in Foster Care Efficacy Trial
    Katherine Pears; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Group comparisons and longitudinal growth modeling will allow for evaluation of hypotheses. ..
  3. Long-Term Effects of a School Readiness Intervention for Foster Children
    Katherine C Pears; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If the intervention has positive effects across elementary school and early middle school, this could represent a promising path for early preventive intervention with this vulnerable population. ..