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:


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. 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.

Charles, Pajarita; & Perreira, Krista M. (2007). Intimate Partner Violence during Pregnancy and 1-Year Post-Partum. Journal of Family Violence, 22(7), 609-19.

Ornelas, India J.; Perreira, Krista M.; & Ayala, Guadeloupe X. (2007). Parental Influences on Adolescent Physical Activity: A Longitudinal Study [Open Access]. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 4, 3. PMCID: PMC1805507

Perreira, Krista M.; & Smith, Luke. (2007). A Cultural-Ecological Model of Migration and Development: Focusing on Latino Immigrant Youth. Prevention Researcher, 14(4), 6-9.

Perreira, Krista M.; Harris, Kathleen Mullan; & Lee, Dohoon. (2007). Immigrant Youth in the Labor Market. Work and Occupations, 34(1), 5-34.

Potochnick, Stephanie R.; & Perreira, Krista M. (2007). Being Well and Doing Well: The Health and Academic Experiences of Latino High School Students in North Carolina. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Carolina Population Center.

Perreira, Krista M. (2006). Crowd-In: The Effect of Private Health Insurance Markets on the Demand for Medicaid. Health Services Research, 41(5), 1762-81. PMCID: PMC1955304

Perreira, Krista M.; & Cortes, Kalena E. (2006). Race/Ethnicity and Nativity Differences in Alcohol and Tobacco Use during Pregnancy. American Journal of Public Health, 96(9), 1629-36. PMCID: PMC1551957

Perreira, Krista M.; Chapman, Mimi V.; & Stein, Gabriela L. (2006). Becoming an American Parent: Overcoming Challenges and Finding Strength in a New Immigrant Latino Community. Journal of Family Issues, 27(10), 1383-1414.

Perreira, Krista M.; Harris, Kathleen Mullan; & Lee, Dohoon. (2006). Making It in America: High School Completion by Immigrant and Native Youth. Demography, 43(3), 511-36.

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