Carol A Werlinich

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BACKGROUND Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a prevalent public health problem that affects millions of families. Much of what is known about IPV comes from quantitative studies that often "count" acts of IPV without exploring in depth the circumstances surrounding the violence, thereby leaving critical questions unanswered; existing qualitative studies(More)
  • Stephanie Christine Rivero, Thesis Directed, Norman B Epstein, Leigh Leslie, Carol A Werlinich
  • 2012
The association between psychological aggression within heterosexual couples and the level of depression symptoms was explored in addition to whether or not that association was moderated by the level of perceived social support from friends. Secondary analyses were conducted on assessment data from both males and females in 406 heterosexual couples who(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the common factor and client characteristic of religiosity in order to determine its effect on relationship satisfaction and therapy outcome, as well as to determine whether commitment level was a mediator of those associations within a clinical sample of couples who had experienced mild/moderate psychological,(More)
  • Lauren Ann Messina, Thesis Directed, Leigh A Leslie, Associate Professor, Stephanie Grutzmacher, Mia Smith Bynum +1 other
  • 2010
Research comparing single-parent households to two-parent households suggests better outcomes for adolescents of two-parent households. Much of this research has narrowly focused on assessing the benefits of family structure. The current study explores the family processes of family cohesion and parental leadership as mediators of child well-being in single(More)
This study investigated how problem solving and conflict in couples' communication is affected by their beliefs about provider role ideology, and the consistency between their beliefs and their actions. It was predicted that couples who have the same provider-role ideology and couples who are consistent in their behavior and beliefs will use more problem(More)
  • Tiffani Debra Stevenson, Thesis Directed, Leigh A Leslie, Jacqueline Wallen Instructor, Carol A Werlinich
  • 2009
Current research concerning Latinos in the United States has indicated that they are at a higher risk for mental illness (e.g., PTSD) than other racial/ethnic groups. The purpose of this study was to understand the possible function a culturally normative coping style plays in the occurrence of depression for Latinos when compared to other racial/ethnic(More)
This study examined the impact of the Effective Black Parenting (EBP) program, a culturally appropriate intervention, on the child behavior problems of African American preschool children. The research involved secondary analysis of data from a larger study entitled, " Fostering Resiliency in At-Risk African American Children. " A quasi-experimental design(More)
  • Taryn M Dezfulian, Norman E Epstein, Norman B Epstein, Elaine A Anderson, Carol A Werlinich
  • 2005
Extant research demonstrated that clinically diagnosable disorders such as depression and anxiety have detrimental effects on dyadic satisfaction in couple relationships, but studies have focused almost exclusively on trait-level emotional responses. Consequently, little is known about state-level emotional responses, including factors influencing negative(More)
  • Lindsey M Hoskins, Jaslean J La Taillade, Lindsey Megan Hoskins, Norman B Epstein, Carol A Werlinich
  • 2005
This study investigated the relationships between the severity of psychological and physical abuse in intimate heterosexual relationships and the number and severity of mental health symptoms displayed by female partners. Secondary analyses were conducted on assessment data from female partners in 242 couples who sought conjoint therapy at a(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the Effective Black Parenting intervention on the parenting practices of African American parents with children in preschool. Although studies have previously examined the relationship between parent education programs and parenting, few studies have been conducted with at-risk African Americans. This(More)