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Nancy R. Whitesell

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentCSPH-AIANP AP/G
Phone303/724-1456
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    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
    DepartmentSOM-PSYCH
    DivisionNATP


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    R13DA051122     (WHITESELL, NANCY RUMBAUGH)Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2024
    NIH
    Engaging scientists and communities to address the impacts of substance abuse on American Indian and Alaska Native children and families: The Native Children's Research Exchange Annual Meetings
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R25DA050645     (WHITESELL, NANCY RUMBAUGH)Sep 30, 2019 - Aug 31, 2024
    NIH
    The Native Children's Research Exchange Scholars Program: Preparing the Next Generation of American Indian and Alaska Native Substance Abuse and Addition Scientists
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01DA047926     (WHITESELL, NANCY RUMBAUGH)Apr 1, 2019 - Feb 28, 2024
    NIH/NIDA
    Evaluation of an optimized intervention to prevent early substance use among American Indian youth: Examination of expanded impacts on youth and parents
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R37DA047926     (WHITESELL, NANCY RUMBAUGH)Apr 1, 2019 - Feb 28, 2024
    NIH
    Evaluation of an optimized intervention to prevent early substance use among American Indian youth: Examination of expanded impacts on youth and parents
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01DA035111     (WHITESELL, NANCY RUMBAUGH)Jun 15, 2013 - Jun 30, 2019
    NIH
    Culturally grounded early substance use prevention for American Indian families
    Role: Principal Investigator

    RC4DA029974     (WHITESELL, NANCY RUMBAUGH)Jul 1, 2010 - Jun 30, 2012
    NIH
    Partnership for Public Health Research in the Oglala Sioux Tribe
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    R13DA029391     (WHITESELL, NANCY RUMBAUGH)Apr 1, 2010 - Mar 31, 2015
    NIH
    NCRE II: Native Children's Development in the Context of Substance Use
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01DA027665     (WHITESELL, NANCY RUMBAUGH)Sep 30, 2009 - Aug 31, 2014
    NIH
    Factors related to substance use development in young American Indian adolescents
    Role: Principal Investigator

    F31MH009536     (WHITESELL, NANCY RUMBAUGH)Feb 21, 1987
    NIH
    CHILDREN'S UNDERSTANDING OF SINGLE AND MULTIPLE EMOTIONS
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Asdigian NL, Howley CT, Sarche M, Clifford C, Miller AK, Whitesell NR. Exploring the feasibility of validating early developmental screening tools for American Indian and Alaska Native children. Infant Ment Health J. 2022 Jul; 43(4):576-588. PMID: 35634897.
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    2. Vaughn AM, Lohmiller K, James KA, Van Dyke M, Whitesell N, Allshouse WB, Macaluso F, Kelley C. Characterization of Colorado residents and radon reduction behaviors through latent class analysis and path models. J Environ Radioact. 2022 Sep; 250:106910. PMID: 35653873.
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    3. Whitesell NR, Howley CT, Asdigian NL, Clifford C, Senehi N, Sarche M. Community perspectives on developmental screening of American Indian and Alaska Native children. Infant Ment Health J. 2022 Jul; 43(4):558-575. PMID: 35634898.
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    4. O'Keefe VM, Fish J, Maudrie TL, Hunter AM, Tai Rakena HG, Ullrich JS, Clifford C, Crawford A, Brockie T, Walls M, Haroz EE, Cwik M, Whitesell NR, Barlow A. Centering Indigenous Knowledges and Worldviews: Applying the Indigenist Ecological Systems Model to Youth Mental Health and Wellness Research and Programs. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 05 21; 19(10). PMID: 35627809.
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    5. Ivanich JD, Sarche M, White EJ, Marshall SM, Russette H, Ullrich JS, Whitesell NR. Increasing Native Research Leadership Through an Early Career Development Program. Front Public Health. 2022; 10:770498. PMID: 35284383.
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    6. Bergling E, Pendleton D, Shore E, Harpin S, Whitesell N, Puma J. Implementation Factors and Teacher Experience of the Integrated Nutrition Education Program: A Mixed Methods Program Evaluation. J Sch Health. 2022 05; 92(5):493-503. PMID: 35174503.
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    7. Bergling E, Pendleton D, Owen H, Shore E, Risendal B, Harpin S, Whitesell N, Puma J. Understanding the experience of the implementer: teachers' perspectives on implementing a classroom-based nutrition education program. Health Educ Res. 2022 01 27; 36(5):568-580. PMID: 34216138.
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    8. Asdigian NL, Whitesell NR, Bull S, Aalborg J, Barish EA, Crane LA. Design and Effectiveness of the Youth Engaged Strategies for Changing Adolescent Norms! (YES-CAN!) Program for Reducing Skin Cancer Risk. J Cancer Educ. 2022 Jan 07. PMID: 34993900.
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    9. Whitesell NR, Mousseau A, Parker M, Rasmus S, Allen J. Promising Practices for Promoting Health Equity Through Rigorous Intervention Science with Indigenous Communities. Prev Sci. 2020 01; 21(Suppl 1):5-12. PMID: 30443847.
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    10. Rasmus SM, Whitesell NR, Mousseau A, Allen J. An Intervention Science to Advance Underrepresented Perspectives and Indigenous Self-Determination in Health. Prev Sci. 2020 01; 21(Suppl 1):83-92. PMID: 31152330.
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    11. Ivanich JD, Mousseau AC, Walls M, Whitbeck L, Whitesell NR. Pathways of Adaptation: Two Case Studies with One Evidence-Based Substance Use Prevention Program Tailored for Indigenous Youth. Prev Sci. 2020 01; 21(Suppl 1):43-53. PMID: 29876790.
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    12. Whitesell NR, Mousseau AC, Keane EM, Asdigian NL, Tuitt N, Morse B, Zacher T, Dick R, Mitchell CM, Kaufman CE. Integrating Community-Engagement and a Multiphase Optimization Strategy Framework: Adapting Substance Use Prevention for American Indian Families. Prev Sci. 2019 10; 20(7):1136-1146. PMID: 31376058.
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    13. Kaufman CE, Keane EM, Shangreau C, Arthur-Asmah R, Morse B, Whitesell NR. Dissemination and uptake of HIV/STD preventive interventions in American Indian and Alaska Native communities: a case study. Ethn Health. 2021 04; 26(3):352-363. PMID: 30146899.
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    14. Meyer A, Geary E, Heath D, Hiratsuka V, Salvador M, Sanchez J, Whitesell N. APPROACHES TO THE EVALUATION OF CULTURAL ADAPTATIONS OF HOME VISITING IN TRIBAL COMMUNITIES. Infant Ment Health J. 2018 05; 39(3):347-357. PMID: 29767435.
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    15. Whitesell NR, Bolan M, Chomos JC, Heath D, Miles J, Salvador M, Whitmore C, Barlow A. MEASUREMENT ISSUES IN HOME-VISITING RESEARCH WITHIN TRIBAL COMMUNITIES: CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES. Infant Ment Health J. 2018 05; 39(3):326-334. PMID: 29726610.
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    16. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 29767412.
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    17. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 29164353.
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    18. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 32126397.
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    19. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 16603747.
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    20. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 16135632.
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    21. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 15630077.
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    22. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 22931070.
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    23. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 19526380.
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    24. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 17640829.
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    25. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 17804171.
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    26. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 22931069.
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    27. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 16536127.
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    28. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 9779736.
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    29. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 16999813.
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    30. Rulifson G, Bielefeldt AR. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Sci Eng Ethics. 2019 06; 25(3):939-974. PMID: 23900893.
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    31. Whitesell NR, Sarche M, Keane E, Mousseau AC, Kaufman CE. Advancing Scientific Methods in Community and Cultural Context to Promote Health Equity: Lessons From Intervention Outcomes Research With American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Am J Eval. 2018 Mar; 39(1):42-57. PMID: 31649477.
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    32. Walls ML, Whitesell NR, Barlow A, Sarche M. Research with American Indian and Alaska Native populations: Measurement matters. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2019 Jan-Mar; 18(1):129-149. PMID: 28441113.
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    33. Mitchell CM, Kaufman CE, Whitesell NR, Beals J, Keane EM. Self-Efficacy About Sexual Risk/Protective Behaviors: Intervention Impact Trajectories Among American Indian Youth. J Res Adolesc. 2017 09; 27(3):697-704. PMID: 28776843.
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    34. Whitesell NR, Kaufman CE. Substance Use Disorders Among Indigenous Youth in Developmental Perspective: Diversity, Diagnostic Tools, and Resilience. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 02; 56(2):103-104. PMID: 28117054.
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    35. Asdigian NL, Whitesell NR, Keane EM, Mousseau AC, Kaufman CE. Effects of the "Circle of Life" HIV-prevention program on marijuana use among American Indian middle school youths: a group randomized trial in a Northern Plains tribe. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2018; 44(1):120-128. PMID: 28032813.
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    36. Boles RE, Halbower AC, Daniels S, Gunnarsdottir T, Whitesell N, Johnson SL. Family Chaos and Child Functioning in Relation to Sleep Problems Among Children at Risk for Obesity. Behav Sleep Med. 2017 Mar-Apr; 15(2):114-128. PMID: 26745822.
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    37. Whitesell NR, Sarche M, Trucksess C. THE SURVEY OF WELL-BEING OF YOUNG CHILDREN: RESULTS OF A FEASIBILITY STUDY WITH AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE COMMUNITIES. Infant Ment Health J. 2015 Sep-Oct; 36(5):483-505. PMID: 26312600.
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    38. Kaufman CE, Whitesell NR, Keane EM, Desserich JA, Giago C, Sam A, Mitchell CM. Effectiveness of Circle of Life, an HIV-preventive intervention for American Indian middle school youths: a group randomized trial in a Northern Plains tribe. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun; 104(6):e106-12. PMID: 24754555.
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    39. Whitesell NR, Asdigian NL, Kaufman CE, Big Crow C, Shangreau C, Keane EM, Mousseau AC, Mitchell CM. Trajectories of substance use among young American Indian adolescents: patterns and predictors. J Youth Adolesc. 2014 Mar; 43(3):437-53. PMID: 24136376.
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    40. Beals J, Belcourt-Dittloff A, Garroutte EM, Croy C, Jervis LL, Whitesell NR, Mitchell CM, Manson SM. Trauma and conditional risk of posttraumatic stress disorder in two American Indian reservation communities. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2013 Jun; 48(6):895-905. PMID: 23135256.
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    41. O'Connell JM, Novins DK, Beals J, Whitesell NR, Spicer P. The association between substance use disorders and early and combined use of alcohol and marijuana in two American Indian populations. J Subst Use. 2011; 16(3):213-229. PMID: 26582968.
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    42. Kaufman CE, Mitchell CM, Beals J, Desserich JA, Wheeler C, Keane EM, Whitesell NR, Sam A, Sedey C. Circle of life: rationale, design, and baseline results of an HIV prevention intervention among young American Indian adolescents of the Northern Plains. Prev Sci. 2010 Mar; 11(1):101-12. PMID: 19798577.
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    43. Pratte K, Whitesell N, McFarlane M, Bull S. Factor analyses of condom attitudes, norms, and self-efficacy measures in diverse samples. J Nurs Meas. 2010; 18(3):153-75. PMID: 21290923.
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    44. Whitesell NR, Beals J, Mitchell CM, Manson SM, Turner RJ. Childhood exposure to adversity and risk of substance-use disorder in two American Indian populations: the meditational role of early substance-use initiation. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2009 Nov; 70(6):971-81. PMID: 19895776.
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    45. Beals J, Belcourt-Dittloff A, Freedenthal S, Kaufman C, Mitchell C, Whitesell N, Albright K, Beauvais F, Belcourt G, Duran B, Fleming C, Floersch N, Foley K, Jervis L, Kipp BJ, Mail P, Manson S, May P, Mohatt G, Morse B, Novins D, O'Connell J, Parker T, Quintero G, Spicer P, Stiffman A, Stone J, Trimble J, Venner K, Walters K. Reflections on a proposed theory of reservation-dwelling American Indian alcohol use: comment on Spillane and Smith (2007). Psychol Bull. 2009 Mar; 135(2):339-43; discussion 344-6. PMID: 19254084.
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    46. Whitesell NR, Mitchell CM, Spicer P. A longitudinal study of self-esteem, cultural identity, and academic success among American Indian adolescents. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2009 Jan; 15(1):38-50. PMID: 19209979.
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    47. Bull S, Pratte K, Whitesell N, Rietmeijer C, McFarlane M. Effects of an Internet-based intervention for HIV prevention: the Youthnet trials. AIDS Behav. 2009 Jun; 13(3):474-87. PMID: 19037719.
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    48. Mitchell CM, Beals J, Whitesell NR. Alcohol use among American Indian high school youths from adolescence and young adulthood: a latent Markov model. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2008 Sep; 69(5):666-75. PMID: 18781241.
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    49. Jiang L, Beals J, Whitesell NR, Roubideaux Y, Manson SM. Stress burden and diabetes in two American Indian reservation communities. Diabetes Care. 2008 Mar; 31(3):427-9. PMID: 18070997.
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    50. Jiang L, Beals J, Whitesell NR, Roubideaux Y, Manson SM. Association between diabetes and mental disorders in two American Indian reservation communities. Diabetes Care. 2007 Sep; 30(9):2228-9. PMID: 17563347.
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    51. Whitesell NR, Beals J, Mitchell CM, Novins DK, Spicer P, O'Connell J, Manson SM. Marijuana initiation in 2 American Indian reservation communities: comparison with a national sample. Am J Public Health. 2007 Jul; 97(7):1311-8. PMID: 17538072.
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    52. Whitesell NR, Beals J, Mitchell CM, Spicer P, Novins DK, Manson SM. Disparities in drug use and disorder: comparison of two American Indian reservation communities and a national sample. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2007 Jan; 77(1):131-41. PMID: 17352594.
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    53. Beals J, Novins DK, Whitesell NR, Spicer P, Mitchell CM, Manson SM. Prevalence of mental disorders and utilization of mental health services in two American Indian reservation populations: mental health disparities in a national context. Am J Psychiatry. 2005 Sep; 162(9):1723-32. PMID: 16135633.
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    54. Harter S, Whitesell NR. Beyond the debate: Why some adolescents report stable self-worth over time and situation, whereas others report changes in self-worth. J Pers. 2003 Dec; 71(6):1027-58. PMID: 14633057.
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    55. Harter S, Waters P, Whitesell NR. Relational self-worth: differences in perceived worth as a person across interpersonal contexts among adolescents. Child Dev. 1998 Jun; 69(3):756-66. PMID: 9680683.
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    56. Harter S, Bresnick S, Bouchey HA, Whitesell NR. The development of multiple role-related selves during adolescence. Dev Psychopathol. 1997; 9(4):835-53. PMID: 9449008.
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    57. Whitesell NR, Harter S. The interpersonal context of emotion: anger with close friends and classmates. Child Dev. 1996 Aug; 67(4):1345-59. PMID: 8890487.
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    58. Harter S, Marold DB, Whitesell NR, Cobbs G. A model of the effects of perceived parent and peer support on adolescent false self behavior. Child Dev. 1996 Apr; 67(2):360-74. PMID: 8625718.
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    59. Whitesell NR, Harter S. Children's reports of conflict between simultaneous opposite-valence emotions. Child Dev. 1989 Jun; 60(3):673-82. PMID: 2737016.
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