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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Intimate partner violence: Early adverse experiences in male offenders, Maria B. Alcivar-Zuniga

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Positive youth development programs build civically engaged leaders, Brenda S. Allen

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A preliminary trial of achieving change through values-based behavior for incarcerated intimate partner violence offenders, Meg Berta

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Maternal Experiences Breastfeeding Infants Later Diagnosed with Autism: A Qualitative Approach, Leslie June Dooley

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Teachers’ beliefs and classroom practices related to students’ heritage language and culture, Liuran Fan

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Family networks and emerging adulthood: The modern extended family, Marissa E. Holst

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Economic pressure, positivity, and positive child development, Shinyoung Jeon

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A longitudinal evaluation of depressive symptoms: The effects of economic pressure, couple conflict, harsh parenting, and emotional support, Shane Kavanaugh

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The Role of Involved Positive Parenting and Classroom Emotional Support on Preschool Children’s Prosocial and Problem Behaviors, Carlee Konz

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Parents enrolled in graduate programs and their experiences with faculty, Amber Lee Kreischer

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Cortisol and testosterone in association with history of sexual abuse within incarcerated adolescent youth, Olga Miocevic

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Trajectories in religious development among African American young adults, Yuk C. Pang

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Effect of negative work-to-family spillover on adolescent externalizing behavior via parental stress and parental involvement, Cheng Peng

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Providing knowledge and support to caregivers of older adults: Investigation of two programs, Lauren Stratton

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Impact of intergenerational programs on older adults' psychological well-being: A meta-analysis, Yan Su

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Adolescent frugality and perseverance as functional extensions of personality, Zhengzheng Xu

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Intergenerational relationships of Korean older adults and implications for their health and well-being: Co-residence and grandchild care, Jaeeon Yoo

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Single-Mother Families: An Interactionist Perspective to Examine Cognitive Functioning in Middle Childhood, Lailatul Ali Husin

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A Longitudinal Evaluation of Risk and Resiliency on Alcohol Use from Adolescence through Adulthood, Sarah Elizabeth Bickelhaupt

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Case Manager Communication Patterns & Foster Parent Satisfaction, Melissa Marie Denlinger

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Application of the family stress model in populations of rural Latina mothers, Kimberly Dawn Doudna

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The influence of health and psychosocial resources on retirement adjustment, Kyuho Lee

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The Meaning of Type 2 Diabetes to a Sample of African American Adults and Their Adult Children, Margaret Cathryn O'Connor

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Social support of romantic partners moderates cortisol response to stress, Jenny Mai Phan

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Developmental antecedents of second generation family stress processes: family-of-origin and individual differences, Jennifer Marie Senia

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Couples’ financial management and marital quality: A phenomenological inquiry, Emily Sorenson

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Processes involving forms of parental control and child internalizing and externalizing behavior, Dong Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Predictors of mother-infant interaction quality: the role of parental social cognitions and parenting stress, Melissa E. Clucas

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The transition to kindergarten: factors associated with a positive adjustment, Abby Marie Copeman Petig

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Examining resources and their influence on developmental health outcomes in older African Americans, Meneka Johnson

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Development of 4-H youth leadership skills: a retrospective approach with emerging adults, Ashley Nicole Kinkade

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The relationship between perceived discrimination, economic pressure, depressive symptoms, and educational attainment of ethnic minority emerging adults: the moderating role of school connectedness during adolescence, Yuk Ching Pang

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Maternal deployment and maternal resilience: effects on parenting stress and resilience building strategies for children, Brittni Nikole Wessner Blais

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The academic identity development of African American girls, Aisha T. White

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Personality, social support, and loneliness among centenarians: a comparison between self- and proxy reports, Yangqing Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Get Engaged: An investigation of rural community college faculty's experiences with work engagement, Jennifer Kate Burrell

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Harsh parenting, deviant peers and adolescent risky behavior: understanding the meditational effect of adolescent attitudes and intentions, Jui C. Dhalewadikar

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Parenting practices related to positive eating, physical activity and sedentary behaviors in children: A qualitative exploration of strategies used by parents to navigate the obesigenic environment, Jacy Downey

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Understanding home language use in Chinese families who are living in the United States, Liuran Fan

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Utilizing life history theory to assess the effect of the accelerated maternal reproductive index on infant and child health outcomes, Meghan Gillette

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Hotel employees' perceptions of supervisors' servant leadership behaviors, and relationships with employees' affective commitment, Ruya Han

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Understanding our extended families: predictors and outcomes, Marissa Emily Holst

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Intergenerational continuity in economic hardship, parental positivity and positive parenting: the impact on child behavior, Shinyoung Jeon

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The association between supportive behavior and changes in relationship quality among married and cohabitating African American couples, Ashley Merritts

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Salir Adelante: a feminist ethnographic study of transnational Latina mothers and the practice of resilience, Angelica S. Reina

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Making my faith my own: church attendance and first-year college student religious and spiritual development, Neil Alan Rowe

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Bullying and victimization: The role of parenting and childhood behavior across time, Lisa Mae Ryherd

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Effect of racism on African American women's development of psychological distress: The role of psychological well-being and racism-related social support, Jiong Yang

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Father absence and early sexual debut: Understanding the influence of gender, risk, and protective factors, Lailatul Qamar Ali Husin

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Predictors of gains in inductive reasoning strategies and everyday functioning: Results from the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly (ACTIVE) Study, Joan Blaser Baenziger

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Examining rural, low-income families' housing trajectories over three years: A mixed methods analysis, Andrea Lynn Bentzinger

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The effects of the Family Stress Model on child mental heatlh, Kelsey Allard Crowder

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Exploring predictors of technology adoption among older adults, Melinda Sue Heinz

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The effects of adolescent stressors on African American maternal depression, Meneka Johnson

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Synchronous haptic experience and self-other boundaries in human computer interaction, Norene Kelly

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Successful aging and social contexts: The importance of support, marital status, and spousal influences, Kate Small

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A mixed methods approach to understanding the relationship between attachment and child outcomes: The connection of related findings, theory and cultural implications as explored through the perspectives and practices of attachment parents, Haley V. Wedmore

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Maintaining commitment in long-lasting mixed-orientation relationships: Gay men married to straight women, Kevin John Zimmerman

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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The Influence of the Family on Adolescent Academic Achievement, Krystyna Pauline Abbott

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A culture of change: Taking a person-centered approach to understanding sexual expression among long-term care residents, Merea Diann Bentrott

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The Experiences of Adult/Child Identity Theft Victims, Axton Betz

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The Influences of Parental Alcoholism on Socioemotional Outcomes of Emerging Adults: A Retrospective Approach to Healthy Development, Sarah Elizabeth Bickelhaupt

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His-stories: Young, non-residential, African American fathers participating in a responsible fatherhood program: A hermeneutic inquirey, Gregory Suni Childs

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The relationship between personality, life events and healthy longevity: A comparison of U.S. and Japanese centenarians, Grace Dorea da Rosa

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The longitudinal relations between depression and parenting self-efficacy in rural mothers with low incomes, Kimberly Dawn Doudna

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The family influence on obesity and self-esteem and how obesity and self-esteem influences the family interactions later in life, Allison Eileen Flittner

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Understanding experiences of families and their partnerships as they navigate early intervention, transition, and early childhood special education, Aryn Diane Kruse

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Learning communities: Understanding the transfer student experience, Jennifer R. Leptien

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Fathers of children with adolescent mothers: Involvement and children's developmental outcomes at 24 months of age, Emily Malloy

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Investingating the effects of personality and social support on meaning-making after the loss of a spouse, Lindsey Olsen

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Parents' and practitioners' perceptions of supports, interventions, and the home visiting process used in early intervention, Jason Peck

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Preschool teachers' perspectives of empathy and parent-teacher partnership in early childhood education, Nancy Peck

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Precursors to family formation and socioeconomic development, Jennifer Marie Senia

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The Impact of Length of Relationship on Conflict Communication and Relationship Satisfaction in Couples, Michelle Raye Stewart

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Exploring foundations for self-determination in young children with disabilities in the People's Republic of China (PRC): What families report, Yuzhu Zheng

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Modern-day orphanages: Exploring what it is like to grow up in a stable, long-term residential children's home, Elizabeth Lee Ann Zimmermann

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Non-residential father involvement as it relates to residential family stress, Sara Ann Avenarius

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Exploring the Perspectives and Behaviors Regarding Help-Seeking and Knowledge about Marriage and Family Therapy in 2nd and 3rd Generation Mexican-American Women, Ashley Marie Barrera

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Latino mothers in rural America: A mixed methods assessment of maternal depression, Dawn Elaine Browder

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a comparison of adolescent mothers and adult mothers with low levels of education, Lindsey Erin Brown

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Successful aging and developmental adaptation of oldest-old adults, Jinmyoung Cho

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The United State of Birth: A Feminist Crique, Amanda Hardy

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Effects of intergenerational perceptions on subjective well-being of older adults and their adult children, Wen-hua Hsieh

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The influence of primary caregiver relationship status history and race/ethnicity on youth mental and physical health: The mediating role of precocious life events, Ryan Eugene Lott

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The effect of language acculturation on parent-child interactions and problem behaviors among children who are Hispanic, Molly Ann Luchtel

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Pathways to positive youth development: Identifying family, school, and neighborhood influences on civic involvement in emerging adulthood, Duhita Mahatmya

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Predicting negative attributions in first-time mothers who are teens, Sheri Parsons

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Predictors of academic achievement: The role of older sibling and peer relationship factors, Lisa Mae Ryherd

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Pathways to financial success: Determinants of financial literacy and financial well-being among young adults, Mohamad Fazli Fazli Sabri

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Exploring the appropriateness of the NEPEM parenting self-assessment among Chinese parents, Jialin Shen

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Premarital counseling and culture: A narrative inquiry of couples' insights, Sonja Stutzman

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Learning to trust in home visiting: Mothers' perspective, Cynthia Thompson

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Effects of maternal depression and cognitive readiness to parent on children's social emotional outcomes, Lyndsay Tystahl

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Autism spectrum disorders and romantic intimacy, Haley V. Wedmore

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The effectiveness of milieu language strategies on the English language growth of Head Start children learning English as a second lnaguage, Emily Worthington

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Exploring the relationship between parental self-efficacy and social support systems, Samantha Leigh Young

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Adopted college students' family adoption communication processes: A mixed methods study, Diana L. Baltimore

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Stress and coping model for family caregivers of older adults, Anne Branscum

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The relationship between handwriting, reading, fine motor and visual-motor skills in kindergarteners, Gloria Jean Clark

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Understanding health in very late adulthood: The role of personal, social, and community-care resources, Neha Deshpande