Applied Psychology OPUS

Spring 2012 Issue

Letter from the Editor

Staff Articles

Epigenetic effects of Maternal Behavior... Sounds a lot like Attachment Theory

Mean Kids, Mean Moms?

Problematizing Perfectionism: A Closer Look at the Perfectionism Construct

Food Allergy and Bullying: The Implications for Parents of Children with Food Allergies

Child Maltreatment and Resilience in the Academic Environment


The Role of Consumer Satisfaction in Psychiatric Care

The Many Treatment Methodologies for Phobias: Finding the Best Fit

The Effect of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder on the Ability to Recognize Facial Expressions

The Female/Athlete Paradox: Managing Traditional Views of Masculinity and Femininity

Socio-emotional Interventions: The Efficacy of Socio-Emotional Interventions in Head Start Classrooms

Comparing the type of trauma and the severity of PTSD symptoms in children and adolescents


The Role of Community Connection for Immigrant Youth's School Engagement

Household Economic Shock and the Academic Experiences of College Women

Sexual Minority Identity Development, Onset of Same-Sex Sexual Behavior, and HIV Risk Outcomes

Parent-Child Interactions in Behavioral Treatment of Selective Mutism: A Case Study

Children's Fictional Narratives: Gender Differences in Storytelling

Risk-Taking Behaviors in First Generation Immigrant Adolescents: The Role of Acculturative Stress and Social Support

Promoting the Mathematics Achievement of Economically Disadvantaged Latino and African American Students: Understanding the Roles of Parental Involvement and Expectations

Caregiver and Teacher Use of Evaluation and the Development of Latino Preschooler's Socio-Emotional Skills

Staff & Contributor Bios

Staff Bios

Contributor Bios