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Seo, Y. J., Cheah, C. S. L., & Hart, C. H. (in press). Longitudinal relations among child temperament, parenting, and acculturation in predicting Korean American children’s externalizing problems. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Gao, D., Hart, C. H., Cheah, C. S. L., Balkaya, M., Vu, K. T. T., & Liu, J. (2021). Chinese American children’s temperamental shyness and responses to peer victimization as moderated by maternal praise. Journal of Family Psychology, 35(5), 680–690. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000831

Cho, H. S., Cheah, C. S. L., Vu, K. T. T., Selçuk, B., Yavuz, H. M., Şen, H. H., & Park, S.-Y. (2021). Culturally shared and unique meanings and expressions of maternal control across four cultures. Developmental Psychology, 57(2), 284–301. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0001136

Ren, H., Cheah, C. S. L., Tahseen, M., & Zhou, N. (2021). A person-centered examination of acculturation and psychological functioning among Chinese and Korean immigrant mothers in the United States. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 27, 95-106. https://doi.org/10.1037/cdp0000430

Shen, J. J., Cheah, C. S. L., Leung, C. Y. Y. (2020). The long-term socialization goals of Chinese and Korean immigrant mothers in the United States. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 29, 1771–1779. https://doi: 10.1007/s10826-019-01652-w

Seo, Y. J., Cheah, C. S. L., & Cho, H. S. (2020). The gender ideology of “Wise Mother and Good Wife” and Korean immigrant women’s adjustment in the U.S. Nursing Inquiry. https://doi.org/10.1111/nin.12357

Vu, K. T. T., Cheah, C. S. L., Sun, S., Zhou, N., & Xue, X. (2020). Adaptation and assessment of the Child Feeding Questionnaire for Chinese immigrant families of young children in the U.S. Child: Care, Health and Development, 46, 74-82, https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.12715

Ren, H., Cheah, C. S. L., Sang, B., & Liu, J. (2019). Maternal attribution and Chinese immigrant children’s social skills: The mediating role of authoritative parenting practices. Parenting: Science and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1080/15295192.2019.1694834

Seo, Y. J., Sun, S., & Cheah, C. S. L. (2019). Confirming the multidimensionality of psychological well-being among Korean immigrant mothers in the United States. International Journal of Mental Health, 48, 40-61. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207411.2019.1578612

Vu., K. T. T., Castro, M., Cheah, C. S. L. & Yu., J. (2019). Mediating and moderating processes in the association between Chinese immigrant mothers’ acculturation and parenting styles in the U.S. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 10, 307-315. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/aap0000150

Yu, J., Cheah, C. S. L., Hart, C. H., Yang, C., & Olsen, J. (2019). Longitudinal effects of maternal love withdrawal and guilt induction on Chinese American preschoolers’ bullying aggressive behavior. Development and Psychopathology, 31, 1467-1475. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579418001049

Ren, H., Sun, S., & Cheah, C. S. L, Sang, B., & Liu, J. (2019). Confirmatory factor analyses of the Parent Attributions Questionnaire in Asian American mothers. International Journal for the Study of Behavioral Development, 43, 185-193. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165025418798492

Vu, K. T. T., Cheah, C. S. L., Zhou, N., Leung, C. Y. Y., Li, J., & Yamamoto, Y. (2018). The socialization areas in which European American and Chinese immigrant mothers express warmth and control. Parenting: Science and Practice, 18, 262-280. https://doi.org/10.1080/15295192.2018.1524244

Balkaya, M., Cheah, C. S. L., Yu, J., Hart, C. H., & Sun, S. (2018). The role of maternal encouragement of modesty and anxious withdrawal in the associations between Chinese American children’s temperamental shyness and social adjustment: A moderated mediation analysis. Social Development, 27, 876-890https://doi.org/10.1111/sode.12295

Yu, J., Cheah, C. S. L., Hart, C. H., & Yang, C. (2018). Child inhibitory control and maternal acculturation moderate effects of maternal parenting on Chinese American children’s adjustment. Developmental Psychology, 54, 1111-1123http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/dev0000517

Seo, Y. J., Cheah, C. S. L., Bayram Özdemir, S. Hart, C. H., Leung, C. Y. Y., & Sun, S. (2018). The mediating role of Korean immigrant mothers’ psychological well-being in the associations between social support and authoritarian parenting style. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 979-989https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-017-0936-9

Zhou, N., Cheah, C. S. L., Li. Y., Liu, J., & Sun, S. (2017) The role of maternal and child characteristics in Chinese children’s dietary intake across three groups. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 43, 503–512. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsx131

Seo, Y. J., & Cheah, C. S. L., & Hart, C. H.  (2017).  Korean immigrant mothers’ praise and encouragement, acculturation, and their children’s social and emotional difficulties. Parenting: Science and Practice, 17, 143-155. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15295192.2017.1304786

Cheah, C. S. L., Yu, J., Hart, C. H., Bayram Özdemir, S., Sun, S., Zhou, N., Sunohara, M., & Olsen, J. A. (2016).  Parenting hassles mediate predictors of Chinese and Korean immigrants’ psychologically controlling parenting. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 47, 13-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2016.09.005

Yu, J., Cheah, C. S. L., & Calvin, G. E. (2016). Acculturation, psychological adjustment, and parenting styles of Chinese immigrant mothers in the U.S. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 22, 504-516. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cdp0000091

Cheah, C. S. L., Li, J., Zhou, N., Yamamoto, Y., & Leung, C. Y. Y. (2015). Understanding Chinese immigrant and European American mothers’ expressions of warmth. Developmental Psychology, 51, 1802-1811. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0039855

Yu, J., Sun, S., & Cheah, C. S. L. (2015). Multitrait-multimethod analysis of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire in young Asian-American children. Assessment, 23, 603-613. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073191115586459

Yu, W., Cheah, C. S. L.¸& Sun, S. (2015). The moderating role of English proficiency in the association between immigrant Chinese mothers’ authoritative parenting and children’s outcomes. The Journal of Genetic Psychology: Research and Theory on Human Development, 176, 272-279. https://doi.org/10.1080/00221325.2015.1022503

Zhou, N. & Cheah, C. S. L. (2015). An ecological risk model of childhood obesity in Chinese immigrant children. Appetite, 90, 99-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2015.02.028

Zhou, N. & Cheah, C. S. L., Van Hook, J., & Thompson, D.A., & Jones, S. A. (2015). A cultural understanding of Chinese immigrant mothers’ feeding practices. Appetite, 87, 160-167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2014.12.215

Yu, J., Cheah, C. S. L., Hart, C. H., Sun, S., & Olsen, J. A. (2015).  Confirming the multidimensionality of psychologically controlling practices among Chinese-American mothers: Love withdrawal, guilt induction, and shaming. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 39, 285-292. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165025414562238

Cheah, C. S. L., Leung, C. Y. Y., & Zhou, N. (2013). Understanding “tiger parenting” through the perceptions of Chinese immigrant mothers: Can Chinese and U.S. parenting coexist? Asian American Journal of Psychology4, 30-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0031217

Cheah, C. S. L., & Van Hook, J. (2012). Chinese and Korean immigrants’ early life deprivation: An important factor for child feeding practices and children’s body weight in the United States. Social Science and Medicine, 74, 744-752https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.10.040

Tahseen, M., &  Cheah, C. S. L. (2012). A multidimensional examination of the acculturation and psychological functioning of a sample of immigrant Chinese mothers in the U.S. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 36, 430–439https://doi.org/10.1177/0165025412448605

Shin, J., Bayram Ozdemir, S., Lee, J., & Cheah, C. S. L. (2010). The parenting practices and child social-emotional outcomes of Korean immigrant mothers with different acculturation strategies. Korean Child Study Journal, 31, 179-195.