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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Dementia Care-Givers  

María Oliva Márquez-González, Andrés Losada, and Rosa Romero-Moreno

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Oct 2014
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Jan 2015
Dementia caregiving is associated with negative physical and psychological health consequences. Multicomponent, behavioural, and psychotherapeutic interventions for reducing caregivers’ ... More

Acculturation and Alcohol Use: The Role of Environmental Contexts  

Miguel Pinedo, Sarah Zemore, Cheryl Cherpitel, and Raul Caetano

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Sep 2017
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May 2017
This chapter reviews a study exploring the influence of acculturation on alcohol use disorders (AUD) among a sample of Mexican-origin participants residing on and off the US-Mexico border ... More

Acculturation and Alcohol Use Among Hispanic and Asian American College Students: What Do We Know and Where Could We Go?  

Byron L. Zamboanga, Cara C. Tomaso, and P. Priscilla Lui

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Sep 2017
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Oct 2016
Many college students, are susceptible to alcohol use and related problems, including Hispanic and Asian Americans. A potential factor contributing to this risk is acculturation, which can ... More

Acculturation and Health: State of the Field and Recommended Directions  

Seth J. Schwartz and Jennifer Unger

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Sep 2017
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Jan 2017
The purpose of this book is to bridge “basic” theory and research on acculturation—that is, what acculturation is, how it operates, and what are the appropriate methods to study it—with ... More

Acculturation and Physical Activity Among Latinos  

Ana F. Abraído-Lanza, Karen R. Flórez, and Rachel C. Shelton

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2016
Despite the many health benefits of physical activity (PA), the majority of Latinos do not meet recommended levels of PA. This chapter provides an overview of research on acculturation and ... More

Acculturation and Risky Sexual Behavior Among Adolescents and Emerging Adults from Immigrant Families  

Jennifer Tsai, Davida Becker, Steve Sussman, Ricky Bluthenthal, Jennifer Unger, and Seth J. Schwartz

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Sep 2017
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Dec 2016
Adolescents and emerging adults who engage in risky sexual behaviors (RSBs), such as inconsistent condom use, having multiple partners, having sex at a young age, and having sex while ... More

Acculturation and Tobacco/Illicit Drug Use in Hispanic Youth  

Alan Meca, Lauren G. Reinke, and Lawrence M. Scheier

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Sep 2017
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Apr 2017
This chapter explores the incipient role of acculturation in cigarette smoking, tobacco use, and use of illicit drugs in Hispanic youth in the United States. It first examines the ... More

Acculturation and Violence in Minority Adolescents  

Paul Richard Smokowski, Martica Bacallao, Corrine David-Ferdon, and Caroline B.R. Evans

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Sep 2017
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Apr 2017
This chapter provides a comprehensive review of research linking acculturation and violent behavior for adolescents of three minority populations: Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander (A/PI), ... More

Acculturation Measurement: From Simple Proxies to Sophisticated Toolkit  

Marina Doucerain, Norman Segalowitz, and Andrew G. Ryder

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Sep 2017
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Mar 2016
This article discusses the importance of clear and precise conceptualizations of acculturation as well as the need for consistencies in definition, operationalization, and measurement. ... More

Acculturative Stress and Bicultural Stress: Psychological Measurement and Mental Health  

Andrea Romero and Brandy Piña-Watson

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Sep 2017
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Jan 2017
This chapter discusses the concepts of acculturative and bicultural stress, the theory and method behind the measurement, and the implications of the US immigration policy context for ... More

Adherence and Health Behavior Change in the Context of Mental Health Challenges  

Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek and Summer L. Williams

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Oct 2013
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Dec 2013
This chapter outlines the ways in which depression and other mental health issues influence adherence and health-behavior change. Patient adherence and health-behavior change are defined ... More

Adjustment to Chronic Disease: Progress and Promise in Research  

Annette L. Stanton and Tracey A. Revenson

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
Chronic illnesses carry important psychological and social consequences that demand significant psychological adjustment. The literature is providing increasingly nuanced ... More

Adjustment to Chronic Illness and Disabilities: Theoretical Perspectives, Empirical Findings, and Unresolved Issues  

Hanoch Livneh and Erin Martz

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Jul 2012
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Nov 2012
Chronic illnesses and disabilities (CID) are integral parts of life, and their likelihood of occurrence increases with one's age. The experience of CID invariably necessitates personal ... More

Adolescent Alcohol Use  

Tammy Chung and Kristina M. Jackson

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Feb 2016
Alcohol is the substance most commonly used by youth. Problematic alcohol use can be considered a developmental disorder, which typically has its origins in an individual’s genetic ... More

Adolescent Cultural Contexts for Substance Use: Intergroup Dynamics, Family Processes, and Neighborhood Risks  

Seth J. Schwartz, Sabrina E. Des Rosiers, Jennifer Unger, and José Szapocznik

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Jul 2016
This chapter reviews the role of cultural processes in substance use and other health problems among adolescents. The chapter focuses on Hispanics because of their status as both a ... More

Advancing Health Behavior Theory: The Interplay Among Theories of Health Behavior, Empirical Modeling of Health Behavior, and Behavioral Interventions  

Leona S. Aiken

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
Intervention research aimed at modifying health behavior can go beyond merely assessing behavioral outcomes to characterizing the putative mechanisms by which interventions bring about ... More

Affective Reactions as Mediators of the Relationship Between Stigma and Health  

Wendy Berry Mendes and Keely A. Muscatell

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Jan 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter provides an overview of how emotions can contribute to poorer health among stigmatized populations. First, it describes some of the primary affective responses that ... More

Affiliation and Stress  

Shelley E. Taylor

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
Affiliation with others is a basic human coping response for managing a broad array of stressful circumstances. Affiliating with others is both psychologically and biologically comforting, ... More

Aging and Health  

Karen S. Rook, Susan Turk Charles, and Jutta Heckhausen

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
The biopsychosocial model of health views health and illness in old age as resulting not only from biological and physical factors but also from the cumulative effects of a lifetime of ... More

Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorders  

Kenneth J. Sher, Amelia E. Talley, Andrew K. Littlefield, and Julia A. Martinez

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
Heavy alcohol use in the general population, especially among late adolescents and young adults, is highly prevalent and associated with a range of adverse health outcomes, such as ... More

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