Suniya S. Luthar
Professor of Psychology and Education
Luthar, S. S., & Barkin, S. H. (2012). Are affluent youth truly "at risk"? Vulnerability and resilience across three diverse samples. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 429-449.
Ansary, N. A.. & Luthar, S. S. (2009). Distress and academic achievement among adolescents of affluence: A study of externalizing and internalizing problem behaviors and school performance. Development and Psychopathology, 21, 319-341.
Yates, T. M., Tracy, A. J., Luthar, S. S. (2008). Nonsuicidal self-injury among "privileged" youth: Longitudinal and cross-sectional approaches to developmental processes. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 52-62.Luthar, S. S., & Goldstein, A. (2008). Substance use and related behaviors among suburban late adolescents: The importance of perceived parent containment. Development and Psychopathology, 20, 591-614.
Luthar, S.S., & Sexton, C. C. (2007).Maternal drug abuse versus maternal depression: Vulnerability and resilience among school-age and adolescent offspring. Development and Psychopathology, 19, 205-225.
Luthar, S. S., Suchman, N. E., & Altomare, M. (2007). Relational Psychotherapy Mothers Group: A randomized clinical trial for substance abusing mothers. Development and Psychopathology, 19, 243-261.Luthar, S. S. & Brown, P. J. (2007). Maximizing resilience through diverse levels of inquiry: Prevailing paradigms, possibilities and priorities for the future.Development and Psychopathology, 19, 931-955.
Becker, B., & Luthar S. S. (2007). Peer-perceived admiration and social preference: contextual correlates of positive peer regard among suburban and urban adolescents. Journal of research on adolescence, 17(1), 117-144.
Luthar, S. S. (2006). "Overscheduling" versus other stressors: Challenges of high socioeconomic status families. Social Policy Report, Society for Research in Child Development.
Luthar, S. S., Shoum, K. A.,Brown, P.J. (2006). Extracurricular involvement among affluent youth: A scapegoat for "ubiquitous achievement pressures"?. Developmental Psychology, 42, 583-597.
Luthar, S. S. (2006). Resilience in development: A synthesis of research across five decades. In D. Cicchetti & D. J. Cohen (Eds.), Developmental Psychopathology: Risk, disorder, and adaptation (pp. 740-795). New York: Wiley.
Luthar, S. S., & Latendresse, S. J. (2005). Children of the affluent: Challenges to well-being. Current Directions in Psychological Science,14 , 49-53.
Luthar, S. S., & Sexton, C. (2005). The high price of affluence. In R. V. Kail (Ed.), Advances in Child Development, 32, 126-162. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
Luthar, S. S. (2003). The culture of affluence: Psychological costs of material wealth.Child Development, 74, 1581-1593.
Luthar, S.S. (Ed.) (2003).Resilience and vulnerability: Adaptation in the context of childhood adversities. Cambridge University Press.
Luthar, S. S. (1999). Poverty and children's adjustment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.