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Directed by Dr. Justin Parent, we are developing and testing family-based programs to help at-risk children and families while simultaneously investigating how basic processes functionally mold developmental plasticity in response to early experiences.

Publications

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* Indicates a CFW lab member

  • Submitted & In Preparation

    Manuscripts Under Review

    Clifton, J., Pichler, E., Parent, J., Seehuus, M., & Forehand, R. (revise & resubmit). Emotional responding. [Journal of Clinical Psychology].

    Clifton, J., Parent, J., Worrall G., Seehuus M., Domar A., & Forehand, R. (under review). An internet-based mind/body intervention to mitigate distress in women experiencing infertility: A randomized pilot trial. [Plos One].

    Peisch, V., Dale, C.*, Parent, J., & Burt, K. (revise & resubmit). Parent socialization of coping and child emotion regulation abilities: A longitudinal examination. [Family Process].

    Manuscripts in Preparation    

    Loiselle, R., Parent, J., Forehand, R., Thissen, D., & Jones, D. J. (2018, November). Multidimensional assessment of parenting scale (MAPS): Item-response theory analysis.

    Parent, J., DiMarzio, K.*, Peisch, V., & McKee, L. (in preparation). Mindfulness in coparenting: A prospective longitudinal process model.

    DiMarzio, K.*, Parent, J., Forehand, R., Champion, J., & Compas, B. E. (in preparation). Parental depression and child role-confusion: The roles of parenting and coparenting conflict.

    Acosta, J.* & Parent, J. (in preparation). Youth sleep problems and parenting behaviors: The roles of warmth, behavioral control, and emotion socialization.

    Dale, C.*, Parent, J., Forehand, R., Sonuga-Barke, E., Abikoff, H. (in preparation). Behavioral parent training for preschool ADHD: The influence of child and parental factors on change in parenting

  • 2019 Publications

    Parent, J., Dale, C.*, McKee, L. G., & Sullivan, A. D. W. (in press). The longitudinal influence of parental mindfulness on parenting and youth psychopathology. Mindfulness.

    Han, Z. R., Ahemaitijiang, N., Yan, J., Hu, X., Parent, J., Dale, C.*, DiMarzio, K.*, & Singh, N. N. (2019). Parent mindfulness, parenting and child psychopathology in China. Mindfulness. doi: 12671-019-01111-z

    Breslend, N. L., Parent, J., Forehand, R., Peisch, V., & Compas, B. E. (2019). Children of parents with a history of depression: The impact of a preventive intervention on child social problems through reductions in internalizing problems. Development & Psychopathology, 31, 219-231. doi: 10.1017/S0954579417001821

  • 2018 Publications

    Sanders, W., Parent, J., Abaied, J. L., Forehand, R., Coyne, S., & Dyer, W. J. (2018). The impact of aggressive and prosocial media content on adolescent development: Moderation by adolescent psychophysiology. Journal of the Adolescent Health, 63, 459-465. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.05.019

    McKee, L. G., Parent, J., Zachary, C. R., & Forehand, R. (2018). Mindful parenting and emotion socialization practices: Concurrent and longitudinal associations. Family Process, 57, 752-766. doi: 10.1111/famp.12329

    van Stolk-Cooke, C., Brown, A., Maheux, A., Parent, J., Forehand, R., & Price, M. (2018). Crowdsourcing trauma: Psychopathology in a trauma-exposed sample recruited via Mechanical Turk. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 31, 549–557. doi: 10.1002/jts.22303

    Sullivan, A., Parent, J., Forehand, R., & Compas, B. (2018). Changes in observed parenting associated with decreases in interparental conflict following preventive intervention. Behavior Research & Therapy, 106, 64-70. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2018.05.006

    Sanders, W., Parent, J., & Forehand, R. (2018). Parenting to reduce child screen time: A feasibility pilot study. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 39, 46-54. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000501

  • 2017 Publications

    Parent, J., Parade, S. H., Laumann, L., Ridout, K. K., Yang, B., Marsit, C. J., Seifer, R., & Tyrka, A. R. (2017). Dynamic stress-related epigenetic regulation of the glucocorticoid receptor gene promoter during early development: The role of child maltreatment. Development & Psychopathology, 29, 1635-1648. doi:10.1017/S0954579417001298

    Parade, S. H., Parent, J., Rabemananjara, K., Seifer, R., Marsit, C. J., Yang, B., Zang, H., & Tyrka, A. R. (2017). Change in FKBP5methylation over time among preschoolers with adversity. Development & Psychopathology, 29, 1627-1634. doi: 10.1017/S0954579417001286

    Parade, S.H., Novick, A. M., Parent, J., Seifer, R., Klaver, S., Marsit, C., Gobin, A. P., Yang, B., & Tyrka, A. R. (2017). Contextual stress and psychopathology alter methylation of the serotonin receptor HTR2A gene in preschoolers. Development & Psychopathology, 29, 1619 - 1626. doi: 10.1017/S0954579417001274

    Parent, J., Forehand, R., Pomerantz, H., Peisch, V., & Seehuus, M. (2017). Father participation in child psychopathology research. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 45, 1259-1270. doi: 10.1007/s10802-016-0254-5

    Forehand, R., Parent, J., Peisch, V. D., Sonuga-Barke, E., Breslend, N. L., Long, N., & Abikoff, H. B. (2017). Does parent ADHD reduce the efficacy of parent training for preschool ADHD? A secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Behavior Research & Therapy, 97, 163-169. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2017.08.002

    Parent, J., & Forehand, R. (2017). The Multidimensional Assessment of Parenting Scale (MAPS): Development and psychometric properties. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26, 2136-2151. doi: 10.1007/s10826-017-0741-5

    Parent, J., Peisch, V., Forehand, R., Golub, A., & Reid, M. (2017). Family transitions in cohabiting families: A longitudinal investigation of the role of parent depressive symptoms in youth problem behaviors. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 45, 681-691. doi: 10.1007/s10802-016-0202-4

Lab Conference Presentations

  • 2019 Presentations

    Acosta, J.*, Dale, C.*, DiMarzio, K.* & Parent, J. (2019, March). Youth sleep problems and parenting behaviors: The roles of warmth, behavioral control, and emotion socialization. Poster presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science, Paris, France.

    Dale, C.*, Shapero, B. G., Parent, J., & Hirshfeld-Becker, D. (2019, March). The impact of parenting practices on children’s need-threat perceptions after social ostracism.  Poster presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science, Paris, France.

    Acosta, J.*, Dale, C.*, & Parent, J. (2019, March). Longitudinal association between child sleep problems and parenting practices: The role of child developmental stage. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

    Dale, C.F.*, Acosta, J.*, McGregor, E.*, & Parent, J. (2019, March). The longitudinal association between youth screen time and behavioral problems: The role of sleep disturbances. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

  • 2018 Presentations

    Dale, C.*, Parent, J., Forehand, R., Sonuga-Barke, E., & Abikoff, H. (2018, November). Behavioral parent training for preschool ADHD: The influence of child and parental factors on change in parenting and child outcomes. Poster presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.

    Peisch, V., Dale, C.*, Parent, J., & Burt, K. (2018, November). Parent socialization of coping and child emotion regulation abilities: A longitudinal examination. Poster presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.

    Loiselle, R., Parent, J., Forehand, R., Thissen, D., & Jones, D. J. (2018, November). Using crowd-sourcing technology to refine and evaluate parenting measures. Poster presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.

    Clifton, J., Parent, J., Worrall G., Seehuus M., Domar A. (2018, October). A randomized pilot trial update: An internet-based mind/body intervention to mitigate distress in women experiencing infertility. Poster presented at the 73rd American Society for Reproductive Medicine Scientific Congress, Denver, CO.

    Dale, C.*, Parent, J., Forehand, R., Sonuga-Barke, E., & Abikoff, H. (2018, February). Behavioral parent training for preschool ADHD: The influence of child, parental, and family factors on change in parenting practices. Poster presented at the 2018 Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference (MICAMH), Miami, FL.

  • 2017 Presentations

    Parent, J., Pomerantz, H., McKee, L. G., & Forehand, R. (2017, April). The impact of parental mindfulness on family health and child well-being: A focus on mechanisms. Invited paper presented at the Biennial Mindfulness Research Conference: Mindful Families, Schools, and Communities, Seattle, WA

    Parent, J. (2017, April). Epigenetics and developmental psychopathology. Chaired symposium presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX.

    Parent, J., Parade, S. H., Ridout, K. K., Seifer, R., Marsit, C. J., & Tyrka, A. R. (2017, April). Modeling change in children’s internalizing and methylation of glucocorticoid receptor gene NR3C1: The role of child maltreatment. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX

    Parade, S. H., Parent, J., Ridout, K. K., Seifer, R., Marsit, C. J., & Tyrka, A. R. (2017, April). Longitudinal change in methylation of FKBP5 among preschoolers with adversity. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX

    Parent, J., McKee, L., & Forehand, R. (2017, April). Mindfulness in coparenting: A prospective longitudinal process model. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX

    Breslend, N. L., Parent, J., Forehand, R., Peisch, V., & Compas, B. E. (2017, April). Children of parents with a history of depressed parents: The impact of a preventive intervention on child social problems through reductions in internalizing problems. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX.

    Peisch, V., Parent, J., Forehand., R., Breslend, N. L., Sonuga-Barke, E., & Abikoff, H. (2017, April). Do parent ADHD symptoms matter? A secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial of behavioral parent training. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX.

    Peisch, V. D., Pomerantz, H., & Parent, J. (2017, April). Reliability of parent-reported parenting questionnaires: A review. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX.

    Parent, J., Laumann, L., Parade, S. H., Ridout, K. K., Seifer, R., Marsit, C. J., & Tyrka, A. R. (2017, April). Modeling change in children’s internalizing and methylation of glucocorticoid receptor gene NR3C1: The role of child maltreatment. Poster presented at the Brown University Mind Brain Research Day, Providence, RI.