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Multiple Investigations into Gaming and Psychosocial Functioning in a Community Sample of Adult Gamers 

Burke, Benjamin (2021-07-19)  ETD File Embargoed
As one of the world’s most popular pastimes, video games have been a focus of study for several decades. Yet, there are still necessary areas of investigation, particularly those informed by human developmental perspectives ...

Parental Protection and Guidance Related to Early Adolescents’ Stressful Peer Experiences 

Warren, Kalyn (2022-07-20)  ETD File Embargoed
Peer-related parenting has been connected to young adolescents’ social and emotional wellbeing, yet largely missing from the literature are attempts to understand how parents respond to youths’ social and emotional ...

Partnering with Reach Out and Read Alabama to Understand Families’ Experiences with Books and Their Babies: The Reading and Relationships Project 

Rogers, Kimberly (2022-07-22)  ETD File Embargoed
Shared book reading is associated with higher quality parent-child interactions (Canfield et al., 2020a), as well as child cognitive (e.g., Baker, 2013; Baker et al., 2017) and socioemotional development (Downer & Mendez, ...

Pivoting to Meaningfully Connect with Youth: Youth Relationship Educators’ Perceptions of Success During the Coronavirus Pandemic 

Almond, Lindsey (2022-08-03)  ETD File Embargoed
This study considered the experiences of youth-focused relationship educators as they transitioned to online education due to the coronavirus pandemic. The aim was to understand the process and impact of these experiences ...

Reason for Referral and Treatment Focus as Moderators of Alliance and Individual Symptom Distress in Couple Therapy 

Herren, Catherine Claire (2021-05-03)
Therapeutic alliance is a significant predictor of positive treatment outcomes for individuals and couples undergoing therapy (Davis et al., 2012; Baldwin, Wampold, & Imel, 2008; Horvath, 2001; Flükiger et al., 2019; ...

The Relationship between Key Personality traits and Type I/II Alcoholism among College Students 

Ding, Rui (2021-07-19)  ETD File Embargoed
Alcohol use remains common among college students. This study used longitudinal data from a sample of 209 first-year students at a university located in the Southeastern United States to identify support for Cloninger’s ...

The Relationship between Sexual and Relationship Satisfaction: Moderated by Perceptions of Relational Power 

Benson, Matthew (2021-07-22)
Following the Relational Theory of Power, which states that relationship power is more fluid than static, this study hoped to show the mutual influence of sexual satisfaction and equitable relationship power dynamics on ...

Sexual Assault and Links to Sense of Control and Economic and Marital Stability 

Furlong, Courtney (2021-11-15)  ETD File Embargoed
This investigation utilized the Midlife in the United States Survey (N = 3,258) to assess the relations between experiences of sexual assault and sense of control, economic stability, and marital stability. For those who ...

Should I Stay or Should I Go? An Examination of the Effects of Work and Family Factors on Active-duty and National Guard and Reserve Service Members’ Military Career Intentions 

Tidwell, Allison (2022-11-21)  ETD File Embargoed
The Department of Defense (DoD) prioritizes the retention of military personnel to maintain a ready defense force and earn return on their investment of training highly skilled Service members. Prior research has examined ...

Teachers’ Perceptions of Student Defenders of Bullied Peers: Associations with Defenders’ Race and Gender, and the Classroom Racial Composition 

Christensen, Karl (2022-07-25)  ETD File Embargoed
This thesis examined whether children’s defending of bullied peers predicts changes in teachers' reports of students' prosocial and aggressive behavior and whether those associations are moderated by children’s gender and ...

Translating and Applying Recent Research on Military Family Life: A Preliminary Examination of the Efficacy of Mobile-Application-Based Professional Development for Military Human and Family Service Professionals 

Quichocho, Davina (2022-08-09)  ETD File Embargoed
A new mobile application (app) was developed by the Military REACH team. It delivered research-backed professional development content to practicing human and family service providers over the course of eight weeks. The ...

When Power Becomes a Turn-Off: Interactions Between Relational Power and Ineffective Arguing on Sexual Satisfaction in Heterosexual Couples Seeking Therapy 

Ellis, Faith (2022-07-25)
The purpose of the current study was to explore associations between low relational power, ineffective arguing, and sexual satisfaction among heterosexual couples seeking couples’ therapy (N = 175). Analyses utilized the ...