P L East

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Racial and Ethnic Differences in Girls' Sexual, Marital, and Birth Expectations
    Patricia L East
    University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Mail Code 8449, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103
    J Marriage Fam 60:150-162. 1998
  2. pmc Mexican American Adolescents' Family Caregiving: Selection Effects and Longitudinal Associations With Adjustment
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927
    Fam Relat 58:562-577. 2009
  3. pmc The First Teenage Pregnancy in the Family: Does It Affect Mothers' Parenting, Attitudes, or Mother-Adolescent Communication?
    Patricia L East
    San Diego Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Mail Code 8449, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103
    J Marriage Fam 61:306-319. 1999
  4. pmc High Educational Aspirations Among Pregnant Adolescents Are Related to Pregnancy Unwantedness and Subsequent Parenting Stress and Inadequacy
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, Mail Code 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927
    J Marriage Fam 76:652-664. 2014
  5. pmc Adolescents' Pregnancy Intentions, Wantedness, and Regret: Cross-Lagged Relations With Mental Health and Harsh Parenting
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, Mail Code 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927
    J Marriage Fam 74:167-185. 2012
  6. pmc Risk and protective factors for sexual and dating violence victimization: a longitudinal, prospective study of Latino and African American adolescents
    Patricia L East
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA, 92093 0927, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 44:1288-300. 2015
  7. pmc Stress in Latino families following an adolescent's childbearing: effects on family relationships and siblings
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:183-93. 2013
  8. pmc Family dynamics across pregnant Latina adolescents' transition to parenthood
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:709-20. 2010
  9. pmc Links between sisters' sexual and dating victimization: the roles of neighborhood crime and parental controls
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:698-708. 2010
  10. pmc How an adolescent's childbearing affects siblings' pregnancy risk: a qualitative study of Mexican American youths
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:210-7. 2009

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Racial and Ethnic Differences in Girls' Sexual, Marital, and Birth Expectations
    Patricia L East
    University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Mail Code 8449, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103
    J Marriage Fam 60:150-162. 1998
    ..Findings suggest the importance of culture-specific age norms for motivating role timing and role sequencing in young women's lives...
  2. pmc Mexican American Adolescents' Family Caregiving: Selection Effects and Longitudinal Associations With Adjustment
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927
    Fam Relat 58:562-577. 2009
    ..Strong family obligations were not protective against caregiving stress but, rather, further compromised youths' well-being for those who were highly involved in their family's care...
  3. pmc The First Teenage Pregnancy in the Family: Does It Affect Mothers' Parenting, Attitudes, or Mother-Adolescent Communication?
    Patricia L East
    San Diego Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Mail Code 8449, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103
    J Marriage Fam 61:306-319. 1999
    ..In families in which the teenager was initially parenting, mothers perceived more difficulty for their teenage daughters and reported being less strict with their other children across time...
  4. pmc High Educational Aspirations Among Pregnant Adolescents Are Related to Pregnancy Unwantedness and Subsequent Parenting Stress and Inadequacy
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, Mail Code 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927
    J Marriage Fam 76:652-664. 2014
    ..The potential long-term negative consequences of high educational aspirations for pregnant adolescents' adjustment to parenting are discussed...
  5. pmc Adolescents' Pregnancy Intentions, Wantedness, and Regret: Cross-Lagged Relations With Mental Health and Harsh Parenting
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, Mail Code 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927
    J Marriage Fam 74:167-185. 2012
    ..The findings reveal how adolescents' thoughts and feelings about their pregnancies are influenced by and predictive of their mental health and parenting experiences...
  6. pmc Risk and protective factors for sexual and dating violence victimization: a longitudinal, prospective study of Latino and African American adolescents
    Patricia L East
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA, 92093 0927, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 44:1288-300. 2015
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  7. pmc Stress in Latino families following an adolescent's childbearing: effects on family relationships and siblings
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:183-93. 2013
    ..Findings also elucidate how family-level stress and disruption experienced across a family transition trickle down to affect family relationships and, in turn, child family members...
  8. pmc Family dynamics across pregnant Latina adolescents' transition to parenthood
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:709-20. 2010
    ..Implications of study findings for family adjustment following an adolescent's childbearing are discussed...
  9. pmc Links between sisters' sexual and dating victimization: the roles of neighborhood crime and parental controls
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:698-708. 2010
    ..Survival analysis results showed that the risk period of a second sister being victimized lasts between 7 and 10 years after a first sister's victimization. The prevention implications of study findings are discussed...
  10. pmc How an adolescent's childbearing affects siblings' pregnancy risk: a qualitative study of Mexican American youths
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:210-7. 2009
    ..Understanding these influences could help address the very high rates of pregnancy and childbearing among Latino adolescents...
  11. pmc Association between adolescent pregnancy and a family history of teenage births
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:108-15. 2007
    ..The extent to which young women's risk of adolescent pregnancy is associated with having a mother who was a teenage parent, a sister who was a teenage parent or both is not known...
  12. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal pathways linking family factors and sibling relationship qualities to adolescent substance use and sexual risk behaviors
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:571-80. 2005
    ..Findings add to theoretical models that emphasize the role of family and parenting processes in shaping sibling relationships, which, in turn, influence adolescent outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mothers' differential treatment of their adolescent childbearing and nonchildbearing children: contrasts between and within families
    Patricia L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, California 92103 8449, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:384-96. 2003
    ..Findings highlight the preferential parenting that occurs within the families of childbearing teens and suggest its ramifications...
  14. pmc An evaluation of California's Adolescent Sibling Pregnancy Prevention Program
    Patricia East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:62-70. 2003
    ..The siblings of adolescents who have been pregnant or are parents have disproportionately high rates of teenage pregnancies and births. California's Adolescent Sibling Pregnancy Prevention Program is targeted at these high-risk youths...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sexual assertiveness and adolescents' sexual rights
    Patricia East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:212-3. 2002
  16. pmc The younger siblings of teenage mothers: a follow-up of their pregnancy risk
    P L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, 92103 8449, USA
    Dev Psychol 37:254-64. 2001
    ..Findings suggest that the younger sisters of parenting teens are at very high risk of early pregnancy and that this risk becomes increasingly pronounced across time...
  17. ncbi request reprint The younger sisters of childbearing adolescents: their attitudes, expectations, and behaviors
    P L East
    U C S D Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, San Diego, California 92103 8449, USA
    Child Dev 67:267-82. 1996
    ..Findings suggest the mechanisms by which the younger sisters of childbearing teens themselves become vulnerable to early parenthood...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risks among youths who have multiple sisters who were adolescent parents
    P L East
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, USA
    Fam Plann Perspect 33:75-80. 2001
    ..Screening for the number, living situation and age at first birth of parenting sisters is likely to be useful for programs seeking to identify youths at high risk of an early pregnancy...

Research Grants1

  1. CHILDREN IN HISPANIC FAMILIES EXPERIENCING A TEEN BIRTH
    Patricia East; Fiscal Year: 2006
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