McHale, Susan M.

Emerging Methods in Family Research

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Table of contents

Part I. Family Development and Change

1. Latent Growth Curve Models with Random and Fixed Effects
Jay Teachman

2. Families as Coordinated Symbiotic Systems: Making use of Nonlinear Dynamic Models
Nilam Ram, Mariya Shiyko, Erika S. Lunkenheimer, Shawna Doerksen, David Conroy

3. Representing Trends and Moment-to-Moment Variability in Dyadic and Family Processes Using State-Space Modeling Techniques
Sy-Miin Chow, Whitney I. Mattson, Daniel S. Messinger

4. The Benefits and Challenges of Modeling Intra-Family Variability
Andrew J. Fuligni

Part II. Family Systems

5. Anatomies of Kinship: Preliminary Network Models for Change and Diversity in the Formal Structure of American Families
Robin Gauthier, James Moody

6. Emerging Methods for Studying Families as Systems
E. Mark Cummings, Kathleen N. Bergman, Kelly A. Kuznicki

7. Families as Systems: Some Thoughts on Methods and Theory
Robert E. Emery

Part III. Approaches to Measuring Families

8. Studying Family Transitions from a Systems Perspective: The Role of Biomarkers
Carolyn Tucker Halpern, Kathleen Mullan Harris, Eric A. Whitsel

9. Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) in Family Research
Joshua M. Smyth, Kristin E. Heron

10. Why Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods Are Essential for Understanding Family Life
Thomas S. Weisner

11. Approaches to Measuring Families
Paul Amato

Part IV. Family Programs and Policies

12. Multiple Levels and Modalities of Measurement in a Population-Based Approach to Improving Parenting
Carol W. Metzler, Matthew R. Sanders, Julie C. Rusby

13. Multiple Comparisons and Truncation Bias in Family Policy Research: Strategies from the Building Strong Families Evaluation
Quinn Moore, Robert G. Wood

14. Optimizing Family Intervention Programs: The Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST)
Linda M. Collins

15. Methods in Multi-site Trials of Family-based Interventions
Greg J. Duncan

Part V. Conclusions

16. Capturing the Complexity of Families Using Innovative Methods
Melissa A. Lippold, Catherine B. McNamee

Keywords: Social Sciences, Family, Psychology Research, Social Policy, Psychotherapy

Publication year
National Symposium on Family Issues

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