ANNA SHAN-LAI LAU
Affiliation: University of California
- Going home: the complex effects of reunification on internalizing problems among children in foster careAnna S Lau
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
J Abnorm Child Psychol 31:345-58. 2003..In summary, reunification with biological parents is associated with multiple environmental changes, with most but not all effects indicating negative consequences...
- Methodological challenges in treatment outcome research with ethnic minoritiesAnna S Lau
Department of Psychology, University of California, CA, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:573-80. 2010..We then highlight the promise of other methods of inquiry to expand the science on mental health treatment with ethnic minorities...
- Physical discipline in Chinese American immigrant families: An adaptive culture perspectiveAnna S Lau
Department of Psychology, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:313-22. 2010..The findings illustrate how heritage cultural influences and current ecological demands may converge to shape parenting in immigrant families...
- Explaining elevated social anxiety among Asian Americans: emotional attunement and a cultural double bindAnna S Lau
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:77-85. 2009..Asian American college students may find themselves in a double bind that leads to social unease because of a cultural emphasis on sensitivity to others' emotions in the midst of barriers to developing this attunement skill set...
- The acculturation gap-distress hypothesis among high-risk Mexican American familiesAnna S Lau
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Fam Psychol 19:367-75. 2005..The results call into question the assumption that the more rapid acculturation of adolescents to American culture inevitably leads to distress in minority families...
- Parent training with high-risk immigrant chinese families: a pilot group randomized trial yielding practice-based evidenceAnna S Lau
Dept of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Behav Ther 42:413-26. 2011..Qualitative impressions from group leaders suggested that slower pacing and increased rehearsal of skills may improve efficacy for immigrant parents unfamiliar with skills introduced in PT...
- Reported maltreatment among clinic-referred children: implications for presenting problems, treatment attrition, and long-term outcomesAnna S Lau
Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1327-34. 2003..To examine the treatment implications of a reported history of maltreatment in a sample of 343 children referred to Los Angeles area mental health clinics for emotional and behavioral problems...
- Cultural differences in daily support experiencesShu Wen Wang
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:413-20. 2010..Findings suggest that naturalistic support experiences differ markedly for these groups, with implications for help-seeking behavior and mental health services...
- Factors associated with parent-child (dis)agreement on child behavior and parenting problems in Chinese immigrant familiesJoey J Fung
Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:314-27. 2010..The findings highlight potential under-identification of internalizing problems among immigrant Chinese families that may be driven by acculturation processes...
- The influence of maternal acculturation, neighborhood disadvantage, and parenting on Chinese American adolescents' conduct problems: testing the segmented assimilation hypothesisLisa L Liu
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Youth Adolesc 38:691-702. 2009..However, neighborhood disadvantage did not moderate the link between maternal acculturation and parenting practices...
- Mother-adolescent language proficiency and adolescent academic and emotional adjustment among Chinese American familiesLisa L Liu
Clinical Psychology Program, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Youth Adolesc 38:572-86. 2009..S.-born youth. Overall, the findings suggest that proficiency in both the English and heritage language may confer advantages to Chinese American youth...
- Maladaptive perfectionism and depressive symptoms among Asian American college students: contributions of interdependence and parental relationsJaimin Yoon
Department of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 14:92-101. 2008..Parental support buffered subjects from distress associated with parent-driven perfectionism. Processes of heightened cultural vulnerability and sensitization to maladaptive perfectionism are discussed...
- Group parent training with immigrant chinese families: enhancing engagement and augmenting skills trainingAnna S Lau
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Clin Psychol 66:880-94. 2010..This implementation experience suggested that high-risk immigrant Chinese parents can be effectively engaged in group PT, even when they are not in treatment voluntarily...
- Abusive parents' reports of child behavior problems: relationship to observed parent-child interactionsAnna S Lau
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 9511563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Child Abuse Negl 30:639-55. 2006..We evaluated the hypothesis that abusive parents' reports may exaggerate rates of child behavior problems in a clinical sample...
- Race/Ethnicity and rates of self-reported maltreatment among high-risk youth in public sectors of careAnna S Lau
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Child Maltreat 8:183-94. 2003..These results suggest that the overrepresentation of minority children in child welfare does not stem from greater rates of maltreatment...
- Racial variation in self-labeled child abuse and associated internalizing symptoms among adolescents who are high riskAnna S Lau
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Child Maltreat 11:168-81. 2006..Results are discussed in the context of cultural competence in identification of child abuse...
- What's in a name? A comparison of methods for classifying predominant type of maltreatmentAnna S Lau
Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Child Abuse Negl 29:533-51. 2005..The primary aim of the study was to identify a classification scheme, for determining the predominant type of maltreatment in a child's history that best predicts differences in developmental outcomes...
- Designing Culturally and Socially Valid InterventionsAnna Lau; Fiscal Year: 2007..The product of this research will be an empirically derived, culturally responsive intervention for physical abuse in Asian American families ready for implementation and evaluation in a future study. ..