Publications

The searchable list below includes peer-reviewed publications by CPC fellows, predoctoral trainees, postdoctoral scholars, and professional staff during the period of 2004 - present. 

Additional publications by our research projects and their collaborative communities may be found on their respective web sites such as:


Durrance, Christine Piette; Golden, Shelley D.; Perreira, Krista M.; & Cook, Philip. (2011). Taxing Sin and Saving Lives: Can Alcohol Taxation Reduce Female Homicides? Social Science & Medicine, 73(1), 169-76. PMCID: PMC3806875

Kiang, Lisa; Perreira, Krista M.; & Fuligni, Andrew J. (2011). Ethnic Label Use in Adolescents from Traditional and Non-Traditional Immigrant Communities. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 40(6), 719-29. PMCID: PMC3089731

Ornelas, India J.; & Perreira, Krista M. (2011). The Role of Migration in the Development of Depressive Symptoms among Latino Immigrant Parents in the USA. Social Science & Medicine, 73(8), 1169-77. PMCID: PMC3185160

Ornelas, India J.; Eng, Eugenia; & Perreira, Krista M. (2011). Perceived Barriers to Opportunity and Their Relation to Substance Use among Latino Immigrant Men. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 34(3), 182-91. PMCID: PMC3138402

Perreira, Krista M. (2011). Mexican Families in North Carolina: The Socio-Historical Contexts of Exit and Settlement. Southeastern Geographer, 51(2), 260-86.

Perreira, Krista M.; & Ornelas, India J. (2011). The Physical and Psychological Well-Being of Immigrant Children. Future of Children, 21(1), 195-218.

Beeber, Linda S.; Holditch-Davis, Diane; Perreira, Krista M.; Schwartz, Todd A.; Lewis, Virginia; Blanchard, Hjordis; Canuso, Regina; & Goldman, Barbara Davis. (2010). Short-Term In-Home Intervention Reduces Depressive Symptoms in Early Head Start Latina Mothers of Infants and Toddlers. Research in Nursing and Health, 33(1), 60-76. PMCID: PMC4096768

Ko, Linda K.; & Perreira, Krista M. (2010). “It Turned My World Upside Down”: Latino Youths’ Perspectives on Immigration. Journal of Adolescent Research, 25(3), 465-93. PMCID: PMC3169195

Perreira, Krista M.; Beeber, Linda S.; Schwartz, Todd A.; Holditch-Davis, Diane; Ornelas, India J.; & Maxwell, Lauren. (2010). Preparing the Way: Early Head Start and the Socioemotional Health of Latino Infants and Toddlers. In Grigorenko, Elena L. & Takanishi, Ruby (Eds.), Immigration, Diversity, and Education (pp. 67-94). New York: Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group.

Perreira, Krista M.; Fuligni, Andrew J.; & Potochnick, Stephanie R. (2010). Fitting In: The Roles of Social Acceptance and Discrimination in Shaping the Academic Motivations of Latino Youth in the U.S. Southeast. Journal of Social Issues, 66(1), 131-53. PMCID: PMC3355526

Potochnick, Stephanie R.; & Perreira, Krista M. (2010). Depression and Anxiety among First-Generation Immigrant Latino Youth: Key Correlates and Implications for Future Research. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198(7), 470-7. PMCID: PMC3139460

Powell, Darci; Perreira, Krista M.; & Harris, Kathleen Mullan. (2010). Trajectories of Delinquency from Adolescence to Adulthood. Youth and Society, 41(4), 475-502.

Fuligni, Andrew J.; & Perreira, Krista M. (2009). Immigration and Adaptation. In Villarruel, Francisco A., Carlo, Gustavo, Grau, Josefina M., Azmitia, Margarita, Cabrera, Natasha J. & Chahin, T. Jaime (Eds.), Handbook of U.S. Latino Psychology: Developmental and Community-Based Perspectives (pp. 99-113). Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.

Harris, Kathleen Mullan; Perreira, Krista M.; & Lee, Dohoon. (2009). Obesity in the Transition to Adulthood: Predictions across Race/Ethnicity, Immigrant Generation, and Sex. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 163(11), 1022-8. PMCID: PMC2788784

Ornelas, India J.; Perreira, Krista M.; Beeber, Linda S.; & Maxwell, Lauren. (2009). Challenges and Strategies to Maintaining Emotional Health: Qualitative Perspectives of Mexican Immigrant Mothers. Journal of Family Issues, 30(11), 1556-75.

Beeber, Linda S.; Perreira, Krista M.; & Schwartz, Todd A. (2008). Supporting the Mental Health of Mothers Raising Children in Poverty: How Do We Target Them for Intervention Studies? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1136, 86-100. PMCID: PMC4225774

Perreira, Krista M. (2008). Migration and Health Behaviour during Pregnancy [editorial]. BMJ, 336(7652), 1027-8. PMCID: PMC2376015

Perreira, Krista M.; Chapman, Mimi V.; Potochnick, Stephanie R.; & Smith, Tasia. (2008). Migration and Mental Health: Latino Youth and Parents Adapting to Life in the American South. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Carolina Population Center.

Rogers, Jamie; Perreira, Krista M.; Beeber, Linda S.; & Schwartz, Todd A. (2008). The ALAS Project: Removing Barriers to Mental Health Care for Latina Immigrant Mothers. Zero to Three, 29(2), 39-44.

Chapman, Mimi V.; & Perreira, Krista M. (2007). Latino Immigrant Teens and Parents: What They Say about Their Lives. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Carolina Population Center.

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