My research interests focus on the influences of the family environment on child and adolescent adjustment, with particular attention to the influence of parenting practices on self-regulatory processes, including emotion regulation and health-related behaviors and outcomes.
Professor Malatras teaches courses in Clinical Psychology focusing on disorders, intervention, and clinical internship.
Israel, A.C., Malatras, J.W., & Wicks-Nelson, R. (2021) Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology, 9th ed. Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.
PUBLICATIONS IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS (*denotes student collaborators)
*Scharff, A., *Breiner, C.E., *Ueno, L.F., *Underwood, S.B., *Merritt, E.C., *Welch, L.M., Fonda, C., Malatras, J.W., Lin, B., Hormes, J.M., Pieterse, A.L., Gordis, E.B., Halpern, L.F., *Pazienza, M.S., & Litchford, G.B. (2020). Shifting a training clinic to teletherapy during the COVID-19 pandemic: A trainee perspective. Counselling Psychology Quarterly. DOI: 10.1080/09515070.2020.1786668
Malatras, J.W., Israel, A.C., Sokolowski, K.L., & Ryan, J. (2016). First things first: Family activities and routines, time management and attention. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 47, 23-29.
Malatras, J.W. & Israel, A.C. (2013). The influence of family stability on self-control and adjustment. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 69, 661-670.
Malatras, J.W., Luft, I.R., Sokolowski, K.L., & Israel, A.C. (2012). Family stability as a moderator of the relationship between family life changes and sleep behavior. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2, 149-156.
Sheppard, S.C., Malatras, J.W., & Israel, A.C. (2010). The impact of deployment on U.S. military families. American Psychologist, 65, 599-609.