Selected Publications

Parentification in family stress contexts.

Nuttall, A. K., & Valentino, K. (2016). An ecological-transactional model of generational boundary dissolution across development. Marriage & Family Review, 1-46.

Nuttall, A. K., Valentino, K., Wang, L., Lefever, J. B., & Borkowski, J. G. (2015). Maternal history of parentification and warm responsiveness during the transition to parenthood: The mediating role of knowledge of infant development. Journal of Family Psychology, 29(6), 863-872.

Nuttall, A. K., Valentino, K., & Borkowski, J. G. (2012). Maternal history of parentification, maternal warm responsiveness, and children’s externalizing behavior. Journal of Family Psychology, 26(5), 767-775

The intergenerational transmission of parenting.

Nuttall, A. K., Valentino, K., Wang, L., Lefever, J. B., & Borkowski, J. G. (2015). Maternal history of parentification and warm responsiveness during the transition to parenthood: The mediating role of knowledge of infant development. Journal of Family Psychology, 29(6), 863-872.

Nuttall, A. K., Valentino, K., & Borkowski, J. G. (2012). Maternal history of parentification, maternal warm responsiveness, and children’s externalizing behavior. Journal of Family Psychology, 26(5), 767-775.

Valentino, K., Nuttall, A. K., Comas, M., Borkowski, J. G., & Akai, C. (2012). Intergenerational continuity of child abuse among adolescent mothers: Authoritarian parenting, community violence, and race. Child Maltreatment, 17(2), 172-181.

Family communication processes and child emotional expression & memory.

McDonnell, C. G., Valentino, K., Comas, M., & Nuttall, A. K. (2016). Mother-child reminiscing at-risk: Maternal attachment, elaboration, and child autobiographical memory specificity. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 143, 65-84 

Valentino, K., Hibel, L. C., Cummings, E. M., Nuttall, A. K, Comas, M., & McDonnell, C. G. (2015). Maternal elaborative reminiscing mediates the effect of child maltreatment on behavioral and physiological functioning. Development & Psychopathology, 27, 1515-1526. 

Nuttall, A. K., Valentino, K., Comas, M., McNeill, A. T., & Stey, P. C. (2014). Autobiographical memory specificity among preschool-aged children. Developmental Psychology, 50(7), 63-72. 

Valentino, K., Nuttall, A. K., Comas, M., McDonnell, C. G., Piper, B., Thomas, T., & Fanuele, S. (2014). Mother-child reminiscing and autobiographical memory specificity among preschool-aged children. Developmental Psychology, 15(4), 1197-1207.

Valentino, K., Comas, M., Nuttall, A. K., & Thomas, T. (2013). Training maltreating parents in elaborative and emotion-rich reminiscing with their preschool-aged children. A pilot intervention study. Child Abuse & Neglect, 37, 585-595.