Select Publications by Graduate Students

* indicates HDFS graduate students

IN PRESS and 2014

*Bamberger, K., Coatsworth, J.D., Fosco, G.M., & Ram, N. (under review). Patterns and Predictors of Change in Participants’ Engagement in a Family-Based Preventive Intervention.

Birch, L. L. & *Doub, A. E. (In press). Learning to eat: Birth to 2 years. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Coatsworth, J.D., *Duncan, L.G., Nix, R.L., Greenberg, M.T., *Gayles, J.G., *Bamberger, K.T., Berrena, E., & Demi, M.A. (under review). Integrating mindfulness with parent training: Effects of the Mindfulness-enhanced Strengthening Families Program.

Coatsworth, J. D., *Duncan, L. G., Berrena, E., *Bamberger, K.T., Loeschinger, D. T., Greenberg, M. T. & Nix, R. L. (in press). The Mindfulness-enhanced Strengthening Families Program: Integrating brief mindfulness activities and parent training within an evidence-based prevention program. New Directions in Youth Development, special issue.

Davis, K. D., *Lawson, K. M., *Kan, M. L, *Blocklin, M. K., King, R. B., & McHale, S. M. (Under review). Work-to-family conflict and adolescent health and well-being: The role of chaos in the home. Manuscript submitted for publication to the Journal of Family Issues.

*DePasquale, N., Davis, K.D., Moen, P., Hammer, L.B., & Almeida, D.M. (under review, 2014) Work and multigenerational family care: The psychosocial implications of being a ‘sandwiched’ employee.

Hernandez, D. C., & *Pressler, E. (2014). Accumulation of childhood poverty on young adult weight status: Race, ethnic, and gender disparities. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, e-pub.

Hernandez, D. C., *Pressler, E., Dorius, C., & Stamps Mitchell, K. (2014). Does family instability make girls fat? Gender differences between instability and weight. Journal of Marriage and Family, 76, 175-190.

*Kim, B.-R., & Teti, D. M. (in press). Maternal emotional availability during infant bedtime: An ecological framework. Journal of Family Psychology.

*Lawson, K. M., & Lips, H. M. (in press). The role of self-perceived agency and job attainability in women’s impressions of successful women. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

*Lee, B., *Lawson, K. M., Chang, P., Neuendorf, C., Almeida, D. M., & *Dmitrieva, N. (Under review). Leisure-time physical activity moderates the longitudinal associations between work-family spillover and physical health. Manuscript submitted for publication to the Journal of Leisure Research.

*Leavitt, C. E.; Willoughby, B. (in press). Associations Between Attempts at Physical Intimacy and Relational Outcomes Among Cohabiting and Married Couples. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

*Maas, M., *McDaniel, B. T., Feinberg, M. E., & Jones, D. E. (under review). Making it all work: Gender differences in sexual satisfaction in first-time parents.

*McDaniel, B. T. (accepted). The interference of technology in couple relationships. Book chapter.

*McDaniel, B. T., & Coyne, S. M. (under review). “Technoference”: The interference of technology in couple relationships and implications for women’s personal and relational well-being.

*McDaniel, B. T. (under review). The interference of technology in coparenting relationships: Implications for mothers’ perceptions of coparenting.

*McDaniel, B. T., *Philbrook, L., & Teti, D. M. (under review). Coparenting Quality and Mutual Involvement at Bedtime Predict Parents' Salivary Cortisol at Bedtime During the Early Months of Parenthood.

*Miller, J.A., Caldwell, L.L., Weybright, E.H., Smith, E.A., Wegner, L. & Vergnani, T. (2014). Was Bob Seger right? Relation between free time boredom and [Risky] sex among South African adolescents. Leisure Science, 36(1), 52-67.

Pempek, T. A., & *McDaniel, B. T. (under review). Young children’s tablet use and associations with maternal well-being.

Raver, C. C., Roy, A. L., & *Pressler, E. (in press). Struggling to stay afloat: Dynamic models of poverty-related adversity and child outcomes. In A. Booth & S. M. McHale (Eds.), Diverging destinies: Families in an era of increasing inequality (Vol. 5).

Smith, E.A., Miller, J.A., Airhihenbuwa, C.O., Newsome, V., & Sofolahan, Y.A. (in press). Measuring HIV and AIDS-related Stigma across South Africa: A versatile and multidimensional scale. Health Education and Behavior.

Teti, D. M., Crosby, B., *McDaniel, B., *Shimizu, M., & Whitesell, C. (in press). Maternal and emotional adjustment in mothers and infant sleep arrangements during the first six months. (in press). In M. El-Sheikh & A. Sadeh (Eds.), Sleep and child development. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development.

Teti, D. M., & *Kim, B.-R. (in press). Infants and pre-school children: Observational assessments of attachment, a review and discussion of clinical applications. In P. Holmes & S. Farnfield (Eds.), Attachment: The Guidebook to the Assessment of Attachment. London: Routledge.

*Willner, C. J., Morris, P. A., McCoy, D. C., & Adam, E. K. (in press). Diurnal cortisol rhythms in youth from risky families: Effects of cumulative risk exposure and the serotonin transporter gene-linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR). Development and Psychopathology.


Barth, K. S., Maria, M. M., *Lawson, K., Shaftman, S., Brady, K. T., & Back, S. E. (2013). Pain and motives for use among non-treatment seeking individuals with prescription opioid dependence. American Journal on Addictions, 22(5), 486-491.

Boulware, L.E., Hill-Briggs, F., Kraus, E.S., Melancon, J.K., Falcone, B., Ephraim, P.E., Jaar, B.G., Gimenez, L., Choi, M., Senga, M., Kolotos, M., Lewis-Boyér, L., Cook, C., Light, L., *DePasquale, N., Noletto, T., & Powe, N.R. (2013). Effectiveness of educational and social worker interventions to activate patients’ discussion and pursuit of pre-emptive live kidney transplantation: A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 61(3), 476-486.

*DePasquale, N., Hill-Briggs, F., Darrell, L., Ephraim, P.L., Falcone, B., Schafer, C., Lewis-Boyér, L., & Boulware, L.E. (2013). The Talking about Live Kidney Donation (TALK) Social Worker Intervention: Putting it into Practice. Journal of Nephrology Social Work, 37, 13-18.

*DePasquale, N., Ephraim, P.L., Ameling, J., Lewis-Boyér, L., Crews, D.C., Greer, R.C., Raab, H., Powe, N.R., Jaar, B., Gimenez, L., Auguste, P., Jenckes, M., & Boulware, L.E. (2013). Selecting renal replacement therapies: What do African American and non-African American patients and their families think others should know? A mixed methods study. BMC Nephrology, 14, 9.

Flora, S. R., & *Polenick, C. A. (2013). Effects of sugar consumption on human behavior and performance. The Psychological Record, 63, 513-524. Reprinted as: Flora, S. R., & *Polenick, C. A. (2013). Die wirkung von zucker auf verhalten und leistung. Skeptiker, 4, 156-161.

Hernandez, D. C. & *Pressler, E. (2013). Maternal union transitions and household food insecurity: Differences by race and ethnicity. Journal of Family Issues, 34, 373-393.

*Lawson, K. M., Davis, K. D., Crouter, A. C., & O’Neill, J. W. (2013). Understanding work-family spillover in hotel managers. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 33, 273-281.

*Lawson, K. M., Back, S. E., Hartwell, K. J., Maria, M. M., & Brady, K.T. (2013). A comparison of trauma profiles among individuals with prescription opioid, nicotine, or cocaine dependence. American Journal on Addictions, 22, 127-131.

*Miller, J.A., Graefe, D., & De Jong, G. (2013). Health insurance coverage predicts lower childbearing among near-poor adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 53(6), 749-755. 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.06.024

*Polenick, C. A., & Martire, L. M. (2013). Caregiver attributions for late-life depression and their associations with caregiver burden. Family Process, 52(4), 709-722.

*Polenick, C. A., & Flora, S. R. (2013). Behavioral activation for depression in older adults: Theoretical and practical considerations. The Behavior Analyst, 36(1), 33-53.

*Polenick, C. A., & Flora, S. R. (2013). Increasing social activity attendance in assisted living residents using personalized prompts and positive social attention. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 32(5), 515-539.

*Shimizu, M., Park, H., & Greenfield, P. M. (under review). Infant sleeping arrangements and parental ethnotheories among contemporary Japanese mothers. Submitted to Culture & Psychology, September, 2013.

*Shimizu, M. & Teti, M. D. (under review). Maternal distress and infant sleep arrangements in the first year: The roles of cultural consonance and maternal preferences for sleep arrangement choices. Submitted to Family Psychology, January, 2013.


Gillham., J.E., Reivich, K.J., Brunwasser, S.M., Freres, D.R. Chajon, N.D., Kash-MacDonald, V.M., Chaplin, T.M., *Abenavoli, R.M., Matlin, S.L., Gallop, R.J., Seligman, M.E.P. (2012). Evaluation of a group cognitive-behavioral depression prevention program for young adolescents: A randomized effectiveness trial. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 41, 621-639.

Hane, A.A. & *Philbrook, L.E. (2012). Beyond licking and grooming: Maternal regulation of infant stress in the context of routine care. Parenting: Science and Practice, 12, 144-153.

*Kim, B.-R., Teti, D. M., & Cole, P. M. (2012). Mothers' affect dysregulation, depressive symptoms, and emotional availability during mother-infant interaction. Infant Mental Health Journal, 33(3), 1-8.

*Polenick, C. A., & Flora, S. R. (2012). Effects of social reinforcement contingent on conventional or unconventional responses on generalized creativity by older adults in residential care. The Psychological Record, 62(4), 631-644.

*Polenick, C. A., & Flora, S. R. (2012). Sensory integration and autism. Skeptic, 17(2), 28-35.

Teti, D. M., *Kim, B.-R., Mayer, G., Crosby, B., *Towe-Goodman, N. (2012). Maternal depression, mothering and child development. In V. Olisah (Ed.), Essential Notes in Psychiatry (pp. 375-398). ISBN: 978-953-51-0574-9, InTech, Available from:

* indicates HDFS graduate students