Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Cultural stressors, identity development, and substance use attitudes among Hispanic immigrant adolescentsJournal of Community Psychology. 117-132.
2018 Health service application: The use of a brief alcohol use screener to identify adolescents at risk for school discipline due to externalizing behaviorsJournal of School Health. 47-478.
2017 Acculturation, discrimination, and depression among unauthorized Latinos/as in the United StatesCultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology. 258-268.
2017 Exploring adaptive acculturation approaches among undocumented Latinos/as: A test of Berry’s ModelThe Counseling Psychologist. 1115-1140.
2017 Perceptions of legal status: Associations with psychosocial experiences among undocumented Latino/a immigrantsJournal of counseling psychology. 167-178.
2017 Personal and cultural identity development in recently immigrated Hispanic adolescents: Links with psychosocial functioningCultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology. 348-361.
2017 Personal identity development in Hispanic immigrant adolescents: Links with positive psychosocial functioning, depressive symptoms, and externalizing problemsJournal of Youth and Adolescence. 898-913.
2017 Preliminary Evaluation of the NIAAA/AAP Brief Alcohol Use ScreenerAlcohol and Alcoholism. 328-334.
2016 A longitudinal test of the parent-adolescent family functioning discrepancy hypothesis: A trend toward increased HIV risk behaviors among immigrant Hispanic adolescentsJournal of Youth and Adolescence. 2164-77.
2016 Latino parent acculturation stress: Longitudinal effects on family functioning and youth emotional and behavioral healthJournal of Family Psychology. 966-976.
2016 Longitudinal effects of Latino parent cultural stress, depressive symptoms, and family functioning on youth emotional well-being and health risk behaviorsFamily Process.
2016 Psychology and neuroscience: How close are we to an integrative perspective? Reply to Staats (2016) and Tryon (2016)The American Psychologist. 898-899.
2016 The role of neuroscience within psychology: A call for inclusiveness over exclusivenessAmerican Psychologist. 52-70.
2016 Towards an integrated understanding of Latina/o parents' cultural stress, parents' depressive symptoms, family functioning, and youth healthFamily Process.
2015 Longitudinal trajectories of bicultural identity integration in recently immigrated Hispanic adolescents: Links with mental health and family functioningInternational Journal of Psychology. 440-50.
2015 Neurocentrism: Implications for psychotherapy practice and researchBehavior Therapist. 173-181.
2014 Meaning in life in emerging adulthood: A person-oriented approachJournal of Personality. 57-68.
2013 Identity in emerging adulthood: Reviewing the field and looking forwardEmerging Adulthood. 96-113.


Year Title
2015 Identity in emerging adulthood: Reviewing the field and looking forwardThe Oxford Handbook of Emerging Adulthood. Oxford University Press.
2014 Adolescent identity: The key to unraveling associations between family relationships and problem behaviors?Parenting and teen drug use. Oxford University Press.