|Parenting Behavior and Child Adjustment in a Sample of Mainland Chinese Adolescents
||Few studies have considered how adolescent development is influenced by parenting in mainland China, and fewer yet have considered using indigenous or culturally relevant measures to assess aspects of the parent-adolescent relationship. The primary p...
|Peers, parents, school, and neighborhood influences on adolescent substance use across ethnic groups: an application of peer cluster and primary socialization theories
||The purposes of the study were to evaluate the applicability of the peer cluster model and the primary socialization model, developed based upon peer cluster theory and primary socialization theory respectively, to White, African American, Latino, As...
|The role of parent-adolescent relationships in predicting Mexican American adolescents' coping strategies: examining variation across parent and adolescent gender
||The primary aim of this paper was to examine associations between supportive-responsive maternal/paternal-adolescent relationships and adolescents' coping strategies and whether associations vary across adolescent gender. It was hypothesized that sup...
|The influence of negative school climate factors on African American adolescent males' academic outcomes: the mediating role of internalizing and externalizing behaviors
||This study explores the relationship between negative school climate factors (i.e., teacher neglect, peer rejection, discrimination) and academic outcomes amongst a sample of adolescent African American males. Specifically, this study directly examin...
|Examining linkages among sources of racial-ethnic discrimination and Latino adolescents' psychosocial and academic outcomes: are culturally-relevant factors protective?
||Given adversity associated with racial-ethnic discrimination, Latino adolescents are at increased risk for academic disengagement, and internalizing and externalizing symptoms. However, cultural-ecological theoretical models (García Coll et al., 1996...
|Predicting substance use trajectories from early adolescence to young adulthood: examination of gene-gene interaction, gene-environment interaction and gender differences
||Substance use is a significant public health concern due to association with a host of negative psychosocial outcomes. Understanding etiology of substance use remains a key research priority. The current study aimed at contributing to the extant lite...