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  1. Changes in Differentiation-Relatedness During Psychoanalysis.

    Journal of Personality Assessment 98(1):44 (2016) PMID 26244687

    This study sought to determine (a) if the Differentiation-Relatedness Scale of Self and Object Representations (D-RS), a coding model used with the Object Relations Inventory (Blatt, Wein, Chevron, & Quinlan, 1979 ) could be reliably applied to transcripts of psychoanalyses, and (b) if levels of...
  2. Psychologists' Contributions to Patient-Centered Medical Homes.

    Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 22(4):199 (2015) PMID 26628412

    Mounting evidence supports the value of integrated healthcare and the need for interprofessional practice within patient-centered medical homes (PCMH). Incorporating behavioral health services is key to fully implementing the PCMH concept. Unfortunately, psychologists have not been front and cen...
  3. Raymond D. Fowler Jr. (1930-2015).

    American Psychologist 70(9):927 (2015) PMID 26653318

    Raymond D. Fowler Jr., a past president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and an internationally known leader of psychology, died on March 17, 2015, in La Jolla, California. His tenure as CEO was marked by his dedication to graduate students and c...
  4. Effects of a culturally informed intervention on abused, suicidal African American women.

    Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology 21(4):560 (2015) PMID 25403027 PMCID PMC4433872

    This study examined (a) the relative efficacy of a culturally sensitive empowerment group intervention (Nia) aimed at increasing 3 protective factors-self-esteem, hopefulness, and effectiveness of obtaining resources-versus treatment as usual (TAU) for low-income, abused African American women w...
  5. Neighborhood disorder, spiritual well-being, and parenting stress in African American women.

    Journal of Family Psychology 28(6):769 (2014) PMID 24707802 PMCID PMC4188795

    Using a culturally informed risk-protective framework, the purpose of this study was to examine spiritual well-being (existential, religious) as a moderator (protective factor) in the relation between neighborhood disorder (risk factor) and parenting stress in a high-risk sample of low-socioecon...
  6. Relational mentoring in clinical supervision: the transformational supervisor.

    Journal of Clinical Psychology 70(11):1073 (2014) PMID 25220809

    Effective clinical supervision naturally incorporates many elements of mentoring. In this article, we us the Mentoring Relationship Continuum (MRC) model to frame a discussion of transformational supervision. We define transformational supervision as a rich developmental relationship characteriz...
  7. Mental health and suicidal behavior among graduate students.

    Academic Psychiatry 38(5):554 (2014) PMID 24711096

    The objective of this paper is to describe the mental health and service utilization of graduate students at a large southeastern university and identify psychological factors associated with their student suicidal behavior. E-mail invitations to complete the Interactive Screening Program, an on...
  8. Associations between reasons for living and diminished suicide intent among African-American female suicide attempters.

    Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 202(8):569 (2014) PMID 25010106

    African-American women are at high risk for suicide ideation and suicide attempts and use emergency psychiatric services at disproportionately high rates relative to men and other ethnic groups. However, suicide death rates are low for this population. Cultural variables in the African-American ...
  9. Mediators of the childhood emotional abuse-hopelessness association in African American women.

    Child Abuse & Neglect 38(8):1341 (2014) PMID 24360716

    Although there is an association between experiencing childhood emotional abuse and feeling hopeless as an adult, it is critical to understand the factors that may be protective in this relationship. The goal of this study was to determine if two protective factors, namely spiritual well-being, ...
  10. Statement of the American Psychological Association in response to the "joint principles: integrating behavioral health care into the patient-centered medical home".

    Families, Systems & Health 32(2):141 (2014) PMID 24955684

    Comments on the article "Joint principles: Integrating behavioral health care into the patient-centered medical home" (see record 2014-24217-011), presented by the Working Party Group on Integrated Behavioral Healthcare. The American Psychological Association (APA) shares concerns about the lack...