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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.

Adolescents/Emerging Adults and Mental Health

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

Rogers, A. A., Updegraff, K. A., Iida, M., Dishion, T. J., Doane, L. D., Corbin, W. C., …Ha, T. (2018). Trajectories of positive and negative affect across the transition to college: The role of daily interactions with parents and friends. Developmental Psychology, 54(11), 2181-2192. doi:10.1037/dev0000598.supp

Coyne, S. M., Stockdale, L., & Summers, K. (2019). Problematic cell phone use, depression, anxiety, and self-regulation: Evidence from a three-year longitudinal study from adolescence to emerging adulthood. Computers in Human Behavior, 96, 78-84. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2019.02.014

Lybbert, R., Ryland, S., & Bean, R. (2019). Existential interventions for adolescent suicidality: Practical interventions to target the root causes of adolescent distress. Children and Youth Services Review, 100, 98-104. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.02.028

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 Development. doi:10.1007/s10804-019-09334-z

Hall, S. S., & Willoughby, B. J. (2019). Relative work and family role centralities: Predicting changes in marriage and family beliefs. Marriage and Family Review55(7), 667-685. doi:10.108001494929.2019.1589617

Children and Trauma

Lindstrom Johnson, S., Elam, K., Rogers, A. A., & Hilley, C. (2018). A meta-analysis of parenting practices and child psychosocial outcomes in trauma-informed parenting interventions after violence exposure. Prevention Science, 19(7), 927-938. doi:10.1007/s11121-018-0943-0

James, S. L., & Roby, J. L. (2019). Comparing reunified and residential care facility children’s wellbeing in Ghana: The role of hope. Children and Youth Services Review, 96, 316-325. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2018.12.001

Elam, K. K., Sandler, I., Wolchik, S. A., Tein, J.-Y., & Rogers, A. (2019). Latent profiles of postdivorce parenting time, conflict, and quality: Children’s adjustment associations. Journal of Family Psychology33(5), 499-510. doi:10.1037/fam0000484

Impact of Religion on Marriage

Kelley, H. H., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2019). United and dividing influences of religion in marriage among highly religious couples. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. doi:10.1037/rel0000262.supp (Supplemental)

Dollahite, D. C., Marks, L. D., & Young, K. P. (2019). Relational struggles and experiential immediacy in religious American families. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 11(1), 9-21. doi:10.1037/rel0000135

Dollahite, D. C., Marks, L. D., & Dalton, H. (2018). Why religion helps and harms families: A conceptual model of a system of dualities at the nexus of faith and family life. Journal of Family Theory & Review10(1), 219-241. doi:10.1111/jftr.12242

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

Physical Home Environment and Wellbeing

Thornock, C. M., Nelson, L. J., Porter, C. L., & Evans-Stout, C. A. (2019). There’s no place like home: The associations between residential attributes and family functioning. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 65, 39-47. doi:10.1016/j.jenvp.2019/04.011

Foye, C. (2017). The relationship between size of living space and subjective well-being. Journal of Happiness Studies: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Subjective Well-Being, 18(2), 427-461. doi:10.1007/s10902-016-9732-2

Orth, U. (2018). The family environment in early childhood has a long-term effect on self-esteem: A longitudinal study from birth to age 27 years. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 114(4), 637-655. doi:10.1037/pspp0000143.supp

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