Justin A Lavner

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Newlyweds' optimistic forecasts of their marriage: for better or for worse?
    Justin A Lavner
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:531-40. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Can gay and lesbian parents promote healthy development in high-risk children adopted from foster care?
    Justin A Lavner
    UCLA Department of Psychology, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 82:465-72. 2012
  3. pmc Incremental change or initial differences? Testing two models of marital deterioration
    Justin A Lavner
    UCLA, Department of Psychology, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:606-16. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Why do even satisfied newlyweds eventually go on to divorce?
    Justin A Lavner
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:1-10. 2012
  5. pmc Do cold feet warn of trouble ahead? Premarital uncertainty and four-year marital outcomes
    Justin A Lavner
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:1012-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Discussion topic and observed behavior in couples' problem-solving conversations: do problem severity and topic choice matter?
    Hannah C Williamson
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:330-5. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Parent adjustment over time in gay, lesbian, and heterosexual parent families adopting from foster care
    Justin A Lavner
    Department of Psychology, University of California
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 84:46-53. 2014
  8. doi request reprint How can we improve preventive and educational interventions for intimate relationships?
    Thomas N Bradbury
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Behav Ther 43:113-22. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Coming to terms with coming out: review and recommendations for family systems-focused research
    Laurie Heatherington
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:329-43. 2008

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Publications9

  1. pmc Newlyweds' optimistic forecasts of their marriage: for better or for worse?
    Justin A Lavner
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:531-40. 2013
    ..Future research is needed to understand the psychological processes allowing couples to commit to and stay in risky relationships...
  2. doi request reprint Can gay and lesbian parents promote healthy development in high-risk children adopted from foster care?
    Justin A Lavner
    UCLA Department of Psychology, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 82:465-72. 2012
    ..Results demonstrated that high-risk children show similar patterns of development over time in heterosexual and gay and lesbian adoptive households...
  3. pmc Incremental change or initial differences? Testing two models of marital deterioration
    Justin A Lavner
    UCLA, Department of Psychology, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:606-16. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Why do even satisfied newlyweds eventually go on to divorce?
    Justin A Lavner
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:1-10. 2012
    ..We speculate that, paradoxically, the many strengths possessed by these couples may mask their potent interpersonal liabilities, posing challenges for educational interventions designed to help these couples...
  5. pmc Do cold feet warn of trouble ahead? Premarital uncertainty and four-year marital outcomes
    Justin A Lavner
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:1012-7. 2012
    ..Premarital doubts appear to be common but not benign, suggesting that valid precursors of marital distress are evident during couples' engagements...
  6. doi request reprint Discussion topic and observed behavior in couples' problem-solving conversations: do problem severity and topic choice matter?
    Hannah C Williamson
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:330-5. 2013
    ..The substantive focus of couples' conflicts may play an important role in how they communicate, suggesting that the topic of discussion merits close attention in studies of couples and in relationship interventions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Parent adjustment over time in gay, lesbian, and heterosexual parent families adopting from foster care
    Justin A Lavner
    Department of Psychology, University of California
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 84:46-53. 2014
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  8. doi request reprint How can we improve preventive and educational interventions for intimate relationships?
    Thomas N Bradbury
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Behav Ther 43:113-22. 2012
    ..We conclude by noting that a large body of basic research about intimate relationships, and large-scale outcome research with diverse populations, hold great promise for advancing the field...
  9. ncbi request reprint Coming to terms with coming out: review and recommendations for family systems-focused research
    Laurie Heatherington
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:329-43. 2008
    ..A preliminary working model of how families successfully come to terms with coming out is proposed to guide future research that will advance theory and clinical work with LGB youth and their families...