American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
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Marking time in the land of plenty: reflections on mental health in the United States.
This reprinted article originally appeared in American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1981, Vol. 51, No. 3, 391-402. (The following abstract of the original article appeared in record 2013-42918-004.) This article focuses on reflections on mental health in the United States. This accumulation of wisdom...
Interpersonal relationship narratives of older adults with schizophrenia-spectrum diagnoses.
Shared themes connected to interpersonal relationships across the life courses of older adults with schizophrenia-spectrum diagnoses were identified in first-person life history narratives and explored in depth. Findings were developed through thematic narrative analysis of 35 interviews with 7 olde...
Sex and the sinner: comparing religious and nonreligious same-sex attracted adults on internalized homonegativity and distress.
Homonegative prejudice has long been connected with poor psychological outcomes. These have often been purported to include internalized homonegativity (IH), an outcome regarded as especially detrimental given its association with a large number of adverse mental health correlates. Given the evidenc...
Heightened susceptibility to secondary traumatization: A meta-analysis of gender differences.
Although secondary traumatization has been extensively studied, gender difference in susceptibility has received limited attention. This study addressed the issue by a meta-analysis of published findings on male and female persons in close, extended relationships with trauma victims, namely, their s...
Posttraumatic growth in parents caring for a child with a life-limiting illness: A structural equation model.
When parents first meet their child, they take on the entwined joys and burdens of caring for another person. Providing care for their child becomes the basic expectation, during health and illness, through the developmental milestones, into adulthood and beyond. For those parents who have a child w...
Parent adjustment over time in gay, lesbian, and heterosexual parent families adopting from foster care.
Although increasing numbers of gay and lesbian individuals and couples are adopting children, gay men and lesbian women continue to face increased scrutiny and legal obstacles from the child welfare system. To date, little research has compared the experiences of gay or lesbian and heterosexual adop...
The challenges of reintegration for service members and their families.
We contend that much of the distress service members experience occurs following deployment and is a consequence of the difficulties encountered during their efforts to successfully reintegrate into their families and communities. We propose a new conceptual framework for intervening in this reinteg...
Development of social-emotional competence in boys of color: a cross-sectional cohort analysis from pre-K to second grade.
This article explores the development of psychosocial competence in boys of color (BOC; 226 African Americans and 109 Latinos). Changes in competence were assessed over 2 years in cohorts of low-income BOC beginning in pre-K, kindergarten, or first grade. Psycho-social competence was assessed in ter...
Children's adjustment following Hurricane Katrina: the role of primary caregivers.
Hurricane Katrina severely disrupted the lives of many children and families in the central Gulf Coast of the United States. Face-to-face interviews with child-caregiver dyads were conducted at approximately 1 year posthurricane (T1) and 6-10 months later (T2). The contribution of several factors-ca...