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The Relationship Between Polyvictimization and Perceptions of Police Moderated by Race in Survivors of Sex Trafficking
Sex trafficking is a violent crime that affects millions of survivors every year (International Labor Organization [ILO], 2017). Law enforcement officers frequently interact with victims of sex trafficking, putting them ...
Hispanic, African American, and White ministers: The Intersection Between Spiritual and Mental Health Counseling.
If talk therapy is to “shape the way people think and behave” (Minuchin & Fishman, 1981, pg. 2), then the vast majority of relational and mental health therapy is done outside of therapy clinics. It is conducted by friends, ...
Emotion Regulation and Sleep among Black and White College Students
(2020-07-29) ETD File Embargoed
Emotion regulation has been associated with a range of health outcomes including cardiovascular activation, elevated inflammation, and psychopathy. However, few studies have examined the extent to which specific regulatory ...
The Relationship Between Couples’ Hopelessness and Relationship Satisfaction in Therapy Moderated by Change in Ineffective Arguing Over Time
(2020-07-28) ETD File Embargoed
Relationship satisfaction is a complex construct that has been studied for decades. While there are a variety of known variables that influence relationship satisfaction, such as conflict management, few studies have ...
Examining Perceived Family Support as a Moderator of Associations between Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Parental Stress among Sex Trafficking Survivors with Children
(2020-07-30) ETD File Embargoed
In addition to the adverse health outcomes associated with sex trafficking victimization – namely posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – trafficking survivors with children may face additional parenting-related stressors. ...
Prevention, Protection, or Institutional Oppression? Exploring the Institution of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention in Alabama
(2020-08-07) ETD File Embargoed
In light of the need for child abuse and neglect prevention efforts to target institutional and social conditions underlying family challenges, I use institutional ethnography to analyze focus group discussions (secondary ...