Hill, Laura G.
This collection contains research by Laura Hill, chair of the Department of Human Development at Washington State University. Hill's research interests include: 1) basic research on risk and protective factors in adolescents and young adults; 2) translational research on costs and benefits, implementation and dissemination of prevention programming in real-world settings; and 3) parent-child communication in young adult development. Current projects include research on the adaptation, implementation and evaluation of an evidence-based prevention program (Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14) in Washington State; Project Healthy Campus, a risk and protective factor framework for implementation and evaluation of a theory-based approach to health and wellbeing in the university community; and development of methodological approaches to accurate measurement of real-world prevention program effectiveness and economic efficiency.
Relations among media influence, internalization, and body dissatisfaction: Comparing White and Asian-American college females (2010-08-03)Purpose: Previous research has used standard least square regression to show that internalization of the thin ideal may mediate the media exposure-body dissatisfaction relation in young adult Caucasian females. There is ...
(Pier Professional (Journal of Children's Services), 2008)Over the past 30 years, researchers have documented effective, theory-based programs and practices that improve the health and wellbeing of children. In order to produce measurable improvements in public health, such ...