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Research Interests for Eve S. Puffer

Research Interests:

Dr. Puffer is a global mental health researcher and a licensed clinical psychologist. Her research focuses on developing and evaluating integrated community-based interventions to promote child mental health, improve family functioning, and prevent HIV risk behavior. Her work includes studies with families with young children through those with adolescents, as well as with couples. She has conducted much of this work in rural Kenya and is an investigator on multiple studies of child mental health, family well-being, and parenting interventions in Thailand, Ethiopia, Liberia, South Sudan, and Iraq. Among Dr. Puffer's primary collaborators are the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian organization, the Women's Institute for Secondary Education and Research in Kenya, and AMPATH, a consortium between North American medical schools and Moi University in Kenya.

Adaptation, Psychological, Adolescent, Adolescent Behavior, Adult, Advisory Committees, Analgesics, Opioid, Caregivers, Child, Child Abuse, Sexual, Child and family well-being, Child mental health, Child, Orphaned, Children, Cognitive Therapy, Communication, Community Networks, Community- and family-based interventions, Community-Based Participatory Research, Community-Institutional Relations, Cooperative Behavior, Cross-Sectional Studies, Decision Making, Family, Female, Global mental health, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Health Promotion, Health Resources, HIV Infections, HIV prevention, HIV Seropositivity, Hospitalization, Humans, Kenya, Male, Mental Health, Metabolic Detoxication, Drug, Middle Aged, Muser Mentor, Parental Death, Power (Psychology), Preventive Health Services, Psychotherapy, Group, Questionnaires, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Recurrence, Refugees, Residence Characteristics, Risk Factors, Risk-Taking, Role, Rural Health, Rural Population, Self Efficacy, Sexual Behavior, Sexual Partners, Social Support, Socioeconomic Factors, Spirituality, Stress, Psychological, Substance Abuse Treatment Centers, Substance-Related Disorders, Treatment Outcome, Women, Young Adult
Recent Publications   (search)
  1. Johnson, SL; Rieder, A; Green, EP; Finnegan, A; Chase, RM; Zayzay, J; Puffer, ES, Parenting in a conflict-affected setting: Discipline practices, parent-child interactions, and parenting stress in Liberia., Journal of Family Psychology : Jfp : Journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43), vol. 37 no. 3 (April, 2023), pp. 283-294 [doi[abs].
  2. Sim, A; Puffer, E; Ahmad, A; Hammad, L; Georgiades, K, Resettlement, mental health, and coping: a mixed methods survey with recently resettled refugee parents in Canada., Bmc Public Health, vol. 23 no. 1 (February, 2023), pp. 386 [doi[abs].
  3. Giusto, A; Jack, HE; Magidson, JF; Ayuku, D; Johnson, SL; Lovero, KL; Hankerson, SH; Sweetland, AC; Myers, B; Fortunato dos Santos, P; Puffer, ES; Wainberg, ML, Global Is Local: Leveraging Global Mental-Health Methods to Promote Equity and Address Disparities in the United States, Clinical Psychological Science : a Journal of the Association for Psychological Science (January, 2023), pp. 216770262211257-216770262211257, SAGE Publications [doi[abs].
  4. Satinsky, EN; Kakuhikire, B; Baguma, C; Cooper-Vince, CE; Rasmussen, JD; Ashaba, S; Perkins, JM; Ahereza, P; Ayebare, P; Kim, AW; Puffer, ES; Tsai, AC, Caregiver preferences for physically harsh discipline of children in rural Uganda, Journal of Family Violence (January, 2023) [doi[abs].
  5. Schmidt, CN; Puffer, ES; Broverman, S; Warren, V; Green, EP, Is social-ecological risk associated with individual HIV risk beliefs and behaviours?: An analysis of Kenyan adolescents' local communities and activity spaces., Global Public Health, vol. 17 no. 12 (December, 2022), pp. 3670-3685 [doi[abs].

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