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SFL 315: Effective Writing and Presenting: Cluster Topics

A research guide with resources to direct you to the most relevant databases and tools to write effectively.

Couple Well-Being and Finance

Kelly, H. H., LeBaron, A. B., & Hill, E. J. (In press). Financial stress and marital quality: The moderating influence of couple communication. Journal of Financial Therapy.

LeBaron, A. B., Holmes, E. K., Yorgason, J. B., Hill, E. J., & Allsop, D. B. (2018). Feminism and couple finance: Power as a mediator between financial processes and relationship outcomes. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research. doi:10.1007/s11199-018-0986-5

Hill, E. J., Allsop, D. B., LeBaron, A. B., & Bean R. A. (2017). How do money, sex, and stress influence marital instability? Journal of Financial Therapy, 8(1). doi:10.4148/1944-9771.1135

Emerging Adults/Beliefs and Roles

Hall, S. S., & Willoughby, B. J. (2019). Relative work and family role centralities: Predicting changes in marriage and family beliefs. Marriage and Family Review. doi:10.108001494929.2019.1589617

Barry, C. M., Christofferson, J. L., Boorman, E. P., & Nelson, L. J. (2019). Profiles of religiousness, spirituality, and psychological adjustment in emerging adults. Journal of Adult Developmentdoi:10.1007/s10804-019-09334-z

Carroll, J. S., Badger, S., Willoughby, B., Nelson, L. J., Madsen, S., & Barry, C. M. (2009). Ready or not? Criteria for marriage readiness among young adults. Journal of Adolescent Research24(3), 349–375.

Exploring Cultural Impacts: Chinese American Parenting

Yu, J., Cheah, C. S. L., Hart, C. H., & Yang, C. (2018). Child inhibitory control and maternal acculturation moderate the effects of maternal parenting in Chinese American children’s adjustment. Developmental Psychology, 54(6), 1111-1123. doi:10.1037/dev0000517

Yu, J., Cheah, C. S. L., Hart, C. H., Yang, C., & Olsen, J. A. (2019). Longitudinal effects of maternal love withdrawal and guilt induction on Chinese American preschoolers’ bullying aggressive behavior. Development and Psychopathology. doi:10.1017/S0954579418001049

Balkaya, M., Cheah, C. L., Yu, J., Hart, C. H., & Sun, S. (2018). Maternal encouragement of modest behavior, temperamental shyness, and anxious withdrawal linkages to Chinese American children’s social adjustment: A moderated mediation analysis. Social Development. doi:10.1111/sode.12295

Marital Conflict

Select three of the following five articles to begin your research in this cluster:

Hee, C. W. H., Sandberg, J. G., Yorgason, J. B., & Miller, R. B. (2019). Can attachment behaviors moderate the influence of conflict styles on relationship quality? Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy. doi:10.1080/15332691.2019/1590273

Butler, M. H., & Spencer, T. J. (2018). A circumplex model of couple configurations in relational trauma context: An example of practice-based model development. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 1-14. doi:10.1111/jmft.12346

Meloy-Miller, K. C., Butler, M. H., Seedall, R. B., & Spencer, T. J. (2018). Anger can help: Clinical representation of three pathways of anger. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 46(1), 44-66. doi:10.1080/01926187.2018.1428130

Johnson, L. N. Selland, B., Mennenga, K. D., Oka, M., Tambling, R. B., & Anderson, S. R. (2018). Examining the link between exercise and marital arguments in clinical couples. American Journal of Family Therapy, 46(1), 1-13. doi:10.1080/01926187.2018.1437574

Media in the Family

Coyne, S. M., Ehrenreich, S. E., Holmgren, H. G., & Underwood, M. K. (2019). “We’re not gonna be friends anymore”: Associations between viewing relational aggression on television and relational aggression in text messaging during adolescence. Aggressive Behavior45(3), 319-326. doi:10.1002/ab.21821

Padilla-Walker, L. M., Coyne, S. M., & Memmott-Elison, M. K. (2019). Media and the family. In B. H. Fiese, M. Celano, K. Deater-Deckard, E. N. Jouriles, & M. A. Whisman (Eds.), APA handbook of contemporary family psychology: Applications and broad impact of family psychology, Vol. 2. (pp. 365-378). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/0000100-023

Stockdale, L. A., Coyne, S. M., & Padilla-Walker, L. M. (2018). Parent and child technoference and socioemotional behavioral outcomes: A nationally representative study of 10- to 20-year-old adolescents. Computers in Human Behavior, 88, 219-226. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2018.06.034

Sexuality in Marriage

Leavitt, C. C., Lefkowitz, E. S., & Waterman, E. A. (2019). The role of sexual mindfulness in sexual wellbeing, relational wellbeing, and self-esteem. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy45(6), 497-509. doi:10.1080/0092623X.2019.1572680

Leavitt, C. D., Leonhardt, N. D., & Busby, D. M. (2019). Different ways to get there: Evidence of a variable female sexual response cycle. Journal of Sex Research. doi:10.1080/00224499.2019.1616278

Leonhardt, N. D., Busby, D. M., & Willoughby, B. J. (2019). Sex guilt or sanctification? The indirect of religiosity on sexual satisfaction. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality56(7), 899-912. doi:10.1037/rel0000245