Publications from the Department of Human Development and Family Science faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2016

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Experimental Design to Understand the Student Loan Decision: A Methodological Note, Soo Hyun Cho, Travis P. Mountain, Nilton Porto, D. Elizabeth Kiss, Michael S. Gutter, and Tim Griesdorn

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The Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS), Barry Duncan and Jacqueline Sparks

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Pre-therapy relationship adjustment, gender and the alliance in couple therapy, Tyler C. Halford, Jesse Owen, Barry L. Duncan, Morten G. Anker, and Jacqueline A. Sparks

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Mentors, Hyunjin Kim

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Serum cholesterol levels within the high normal range are associated with better cognitive performance among Chinese elderly, Y. B. Lv, Z. X. Yin, C. L. Chei, M. S. Brasher, J. Zhang, V. B. Kraus, F. Qian, Xiaoming Shi, D. B. Matchar, and Y. Zeng

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Financial Literacy Overconfidence and Financial Advice Seeking, Nilton Porto and Jing Jian Xiao

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Is Baby a Blessing? Wantedness, Age at First Birth, and Later-Life Depression, Heather M. Rackin and Melanie Sereny Brasher

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The status and associated factors of successful aging among older adults residing in longevity areas in China, Wen Hui Shi, Hong Yan Zhang, Juan Zhang, Yue Bin Lyu, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Zhao Xue Yin, Jie Si Luo, Dong Sheng Hu, Lei Fen, and Xiao Ming Shi

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"Mental Health" Power and Its Effects: A Commentary on Battling Against Inter-Faith Relations in Israel, Jacqueline A. Sparks

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White paper: Efficacy of psychiatric drugs, Jacqueline A. Sparks

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Consumer Financial Education and Financial Capability, Jing Jian Xiao and Barbara O'Neill

Submissions from 2015

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Daytime Impairment due to College Student Technology Use during Sleep: A First Step toward Exploring Similarities to Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Sue K. Adams, Tiffani S. Kisler, and R. M. Feragne

Amplifying the voice of youth: The partners for change outcome management system, Barry L. Duncan and Jacqueline A. Sparks

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Early Childhood Preservice Teachers' Beliefs about e-Portfolios and Experiences in the Development of an e-Portfolio in the United States, Hyunjin Kim

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Awaken Your AgePotential, Exploring Chosen Paths of Thrivers, Skye N. Leedahl

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Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol was inversely associated with 3-year all-cause mortality among Chinese oldest old: Data from the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey, Yue-Bin Lv, Zhao-Xue Yin, Choy-Lye Chei, Han-Zhu Qian, Virginia Byers Kraus, Juan Zhang, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Xiao-Ming Shi, David Bruce Matchar, and Yi Zeng

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Food- and Health-Related Correlates of Self-Reported Body Mass Index Among Low-Income Mothers of Young Children, Karen McCurdy, Tiffani S. Kisler, Kathleen S. Gorman, and Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras

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The Norway Couple Project: Lessons Learned, Jacqueline A. Sparks

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A Sense of Belonging Among College Students With Disabilities: An Emergent Theoretical Model, Annemarie Vaccaro, Meada Daly-Cano, and Barbara M. Newman

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Age Differences in Consumer Financial Capability, Jing Jian Xiao, Cheng Chen, and Lei Sun

Submissions from 2014

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Maternal Anxiety During and After Pregnancy: Effects on Child Internalizing Behaviour, Sue K. Adams, Jennifer F. Daly, and Kathleen N. Morgan

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Windows of Opportunity: Family Systems Theory and Developmental Considerations for Supporting Youth, Parents and Clinicians in the Digital Age, Steven Barreto, Sue K. Adams, and Jennifer F. Daly

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A Pilot Examination of Self-Esteem, Depression, and Sleep in College Women, Jessica R. Conti, Sue K. Adams, and Tiffani S. Kisler

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Preservice Teachers’ Motivation, Sense of Teaching Efficacy, and Expectation of Reality Shock, Hyunjin Kim and YoonJung Cho

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Multilevel Examination of Facility Characteristics, Social Integration, and Health for Older Adults Living in Nursing Homes, Skye Leedahl, Rosemary Kennedy Chapin, and Todd D. Little

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Successful Strategies for Discharging Medicaid Nursing Home Residents with Mental Health Diagnoses to the Community, Skye N. Leedahl, Rosemary K. Chapin, Carrie Wendel, Beth Anne Baca, Leslie K. Hasche, and Grace W. Townley

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Consumer Finance and Social Indicators in China, Li Liao and Jing Jian Xiao

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Associations between family food behaviors, maternal depression, and child weight among low-income children, Karen McCurdy, Kathleen S. Gorman, Tiffani S. Kisler, and Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use and Adherence to Asthma Medications among Latino and Non-Latino White Families, Elizabeth L. McQuaid, David A. Fedele, Sue K. Adams, Daphne Koinis-Mitchell, Jessica Mithcell, Sheryl J. Kopel, Ronald Seifer, Barbara Jandasek, Gregory K. Fritz, and Glorisa Canino

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Accounting for therapist variability in couple therapy outcomes: What really matters?, Jesse Owen, Barry Duncan, Robert Jeff Reese, Morten Anker, and Jacqueline Sparks

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Financial Adaptation Among College Students: Helping Students Cope with Financial Strain, Joyce Serido, Soyeon Shim, Jing Jian Xiao, Chuanyi Tang, and Noel A. Card

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Earlier financial literacy and later financial behaviour of college students, Jing Jian Xiao, Sun Young Ahn, Joyce Serido, and Soyeon Shim

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Factors Associated with Financial Independence of Young Adults, Jing Jian Xiao, Swarn Chatterjee, and Jinhee Kim

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Career Preparations of High School Students in China, Japan, South Korea, and USA, Jing Jian Xiao and Barbara M. Newman

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Consumer debt delinquency by family lifecycle categories, Jing Jian Xiao and Rui Yao

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Effects of Age on Saving Motives of Chinese Urban Consumers, Rui Yao, Jing Jian Xiao, and Li Liao

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Gender-dependent association of body mass index and waist circumference with disability in the chinese oldest old, Zhaoxue Yin, Xiaoming Shi, Virginia B. Kraus, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Huashuai Chen, Yuzhi Liu, Yuebin Lv, and Yi Zeng

Submissions from 2013

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Adolescent Sleep and Cellular Phone Use: Recent Trends and Implications for Research, Sue K. Adams, Jennifer F. Daly, and Desirée N. Williford

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Sleep quality as a mediator between technology-related sleep quality, depression, and anxiety, Sue K. Adams and Tiffani S. Kisler

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Sleep quality as a mediator between technology-related sleep quality, depression, and anxiety, Sue K. Adams and Tiffani S. Kisler

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School-based counseling using systematic feedback: A cohort study evaluating outcomes and predictors of change, Mick Cooper, Dave Stewart, Jacqueline Sparks, and Lisa Bunting

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Passion on Teaching Beliefs and Efficacy, Hyunjin Kim

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Prosocial Behavior among Children With and Without Disabilities: Centering on Teacher’s Perception on the Teacher - Child Relationship, Hyunjin Kim

Outside the black box: Re-assessing pediatric antidepressant prescription, Jacqueline A. Sparks and Barry L. Duncan

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Family economic well-being, Jing Jian Xiao

Submissions from 2012

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Evidence-based practice at a crossroads: The timely emergence of common elements and common factors, Richard P. Barth, Bethany R. Lee, Michael A. Lindsey, Kathryn S. Collins, Frederick Strieder, Bruce F. Chorpita, Kimberly D. Becker, and Jacqueline A. Sparks

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College Women’s Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence: Exploring Mental Health Issues, F. Scott Christopher and Tiffani S. Kisler

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Two approaches to tailoring treatment for cultural minority adolescents, Sarah W. Feldstein Ewing, Alisha M. Wray, Hilary K. Mead, and Sue K. Adams

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Maternal Mental Health and Child Health and Nutrition, Karen McCurdy, Kathleen S. Gorman, Tiffani S. Kisler, and Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras

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Caregiving load and pediatric asthma morbidity: Conflict matters, Karla Klein Murdock, Sue K. Adams, Elizabeth Pears, and Brendon Ellis

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Financial Behaviors Before and After the Financial Crisis: Evidence from an Online Survey, Barbara O'Neill and Jing Jian Xiao

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Initial relationship goal and couple therapy outcomes at post and six-month follow-up, Jesse Owen, Barry Duncan, Morten Anker, and Jacqueline Sparks

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Perceived Social Policy Fairness and Subjective Wellbeing: Evidence from China, Feng Sun and Jing Jian Xiao

Submissions from 2011

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The Role of Parents' Medication Beliefs, Religious Problem-Solving, and Risks for Treatment Nonadherence in Urban Families with Asthma, Sue K. Adams, Karla Klein Murdock, Elizabeth L. McQuaid, and Lori-Ann Lima

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Footprints of couple therapy: Client reflections at follow-up, Morten G. Anker, Jacqueline A. Sparks, Barry L. Duncan, Jesse J. Owen, and Ann K. Stapnes

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Sociodemographic determinants of food security status among first-time WIC participants, Karen McCurdy and Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras

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Financial Resiliency Before, During, and After the Great Recession: Results of an Online Study, Barbara O'Neill and Jing Jian Xiao

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Teaching accountability: Using client feedback to train effective family therapists, Jacqueline A. Sparks, Tiffani Kisler, Jeron F. Adams, and Dale G. Blumen

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Teaching accountability: Using client feedback to train effective family therapists, Jacqueline A. Sparks, Tiffani S. Kisler, Jerome F. Adams, and Dale G. Blumen

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Teaching accountability: Using client feedback to train effective family therapists, Jacqueline A. Sparks, Tiffani S. Kisler, Jerome F. Adams, and Dale G. Blumen

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From the Editor, Jing Jian Xiao

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From the Editor: Final Words, Jing Jian Xiao

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The Financial Management Behavior Scale: Development and Validation, Jing Jian Xiao and Jeffrey Dew

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Consumer Financial Behavior: An Interdisciplinary Review of Selected Theories and Research, Jing Jian Xiao, Matthew W. W. Ford, and Jinhee Kim

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Sustainable Consumption and Life Satisfaction, Jing Jian Xiao and Haifeng Li

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Antecedents and consequences of risky credit behavior among college students: Application and extension of the theory of planned behavior, Jing Jian Xiao, Chuanyi Tang, Joyce Serido, and Soyeon Shim

Submissions from 2010

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The alliance in couple therapy: Partner influence, early change, and alliance patterns in a naturalistic sample, Morten G. Anker, Jesse Owen, Barry L. Duncan, and Jacqueline A. Sparks

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The puzzle of problem-solving efficacy: understanding anxiety among urban children coping with asthma-related and life stress, Kara Klein Murdock, Carolyn Greene, Sue K. Adams, William Hartmann, Sally Bittinger, and Kelly Will

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Consumer biases and competences in company stock holdings, Christine W. Lai and Jing Jian Xiao

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Measuring family food environments in diverse families with young children, Karen McCurdy and Kathleen S. Gorman

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From poverty to food insecurity and child overweight: A family stress approach, Karen McCurdy, Kathleen S. Gorman, and Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras

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Financial Socialization of First-year College Students: The Roles of Parents, Work, and Education, Soyeon Shim, Bonnie L. Barber, Noel A. Card, Jing Jian Xiao, and Joyce Serido

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From the editor, Jing Jian Xiao

Submissions from 2009

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Using Client Feedback to Improve Couple Therapy Outcomes: A Randomized Clinical Trial in a Naturalistic Setting, Morten G. Anker, Barry L. Duncan, and Jacqueline A. Sparks

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Understanding the psychological process underlying customer satisfaction and retention in a relational service, Lin Guo, Jing Jian Xiao, and Chuanyi Tang

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Family-school connections and internalizing problems among children living with asthma in urban, low-income neighborhoods, Karla Klein Murdock, Elizabeth M. Robinson, Sue K. Adams, Jennifer Berz, and Michael J.D. Rollock

Financial literacy and education research priorities, Jane Schuchardt, Sherman D. Hanna, Tahira K. Hira, Angela C. Lyons, Lance Palmer, and Jing Jian Xiao

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Arizona pathways to life success for university students (APLUS): Cultivating positive financial attitudes and behaviors for healthy adulthood, Soyeon Shim, Joyce Serido, and Jing Jian Xiao

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Pathways to life success: A conceptual model of financial well-being for young adults, Soyeon Shim, Jing Jian J. Xiao, Bonnie L. Barber, and Angela C. Lyons

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Buying behavior, social support and credit card indebtedness of college students, Jeff Wang and Jing Jian J. Xiao

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From the editor: Toward an interdisciplinary approach, Jing Jian Xiao

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Acting for happiness: Financial behavior and life satisfaction of college students, Jing Jian Xiao, Chuanyi Tang, and Soyeon Shim

Submissions from 2008

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Perspectives on complementary and alternative therapies in asthma, Sue K. Adams and Daphne Koinis-Mitchell

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Sexual exchanges and relationship satisfaction: Testing the role of sexual satisfaction as a mediator and gender as a moderator, Tiffani S. Kisler and F. Scott Christopher

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Challenging automatic prescription: Listening to data, talking with families, honoring client preferences, Jacqueline A. Sparks and Barry L. Duncan

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Do no harm: A critical risk/benefit analysis of child psychotropic medication, Jacqueline A. Sparks and Barry L. Duncan

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Applying behavior theories to financial behavior, Jing Jian Xiao

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Handbook of consumer finance research, Jing Jian Xiao

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Journal of Family and Economic: From the Editor, Jing Jian Xiao

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Completing Debt Management Plans in Credit Counseling: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior, Jing Jian Xiao and Jiayun Wu

Submissions from 2007

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Divorce therapy in context, Jerome F. Adams

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Complementary and alternative medication (CAM) use and asthma outcomes in children: An urban perspective, Sue K. Adams, Karla Klein Murdock, and Elizabeth L. McQuaid

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The role of community in facilitating service utilization, Deborah Daro, Karen McCurdy, Lydia Falconnier, Carolyn Winje, Elizabeth Anisfeld, Aphra Katzev, Ann Keim, Craig LeCroy, William McGuigan, and Carnot Nelson

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What's the problem? A look at men in marital therapy, Jack Moynehan and Jerome Adams

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Personal Finance: An Interdisciplinary Profession, Jane Schuchardt, Dorothy C. Bagwell, William C. Bailey, Sharon A. DeVaney, John E. Grable, Irene E. Leech, Jean M. Lown, Deanna L. Sharpe, and Jing Jian Xiao

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Academic success and well-being of college students: Financial behaviors matter (TCAI Report), Jing Jian Xiao, Soyen Shim, Bonnie Barber, and Angela Lyons

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Financial Behavior and Quality of Life of College Students: Implications for College Financial Education, Jing Jian Xiao, Soyeon Shim, Bonnie Barber, and Angela C. Lyons

Submissions from 2006

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Challenges in implementing center-based and home-based early head start programs, Julianna C. Golas, Diane Horm, and David A. Caruso

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Understanding maternal intentions to engage in home visiting programs, Karen McCurdy, Deborah Daro, Elizabeth Anisfeld, Aphra Katzev, Ann Keim, Craig LeCroy, Courtney McAfee, Carnot Nelson, Lydia Falconnier, William M. McGuigan, Jennifer K. Park, James Sandy, and Carolyn Winje

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Integrating psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy: Myths and the missing link, Jacqueline A. Sparks, Barry L. Duncan, and Scott D. Miller