Recent Dissertations

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Below are some of our students' recent dissertations. Topics include: caregivers of children with HIV/AIDS; well-being of family caregivers of adults with mental illness and a co-occurring substance-abuse disorder; security of attachments of infants in foster care; parenting styles and school social competence; welfare recidivism; and the effect of patient socioeconomic status on physician’s treatment decisions.