Publications

Reflecting her joint degree in social work and sociology, Dr. Lincoln's published work is relevant for social workers, sociologists and other social scientists alike. Regardless of the audience or topic, all of her research has implications for social work practice, intervention and prevention. Dr. Lincoln's work includes over 40 publications in over two dozen peer-reviewed journals.

The primary objective of her published works involves contributing to theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge on African American mental health and well-being across the life course, which can inform interventions spanning multiple ecological levels - individual, community and societal - that are relevant to social work practice.

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS​

Aranda, M. P., Chae, D. H., Lincoln, K. D., Taylor, R. J., Woodward, A. T., & Chatters, L. M. (2012). Demographic Correlates of DSM-IV Major Depressive Disorder among Older African Americans, Black Caribbeans, and Non-Hispanic Whites: Results from the National Survey of American Life. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27, 940-947. PMCID: PMC3418432.

 

Taylor, R. J., Chae, D. H., Chatters, L. M., Lincoln, K. D., & Brown, E. (2012). DSM-IV Twelve Month and Lifetime Major Depressive Disorder and Romantic Relationships among African Americans. Journal of Affective Disorders, 142, 339-342. NIHMS: 387479. 

 

Taylor, R. J., Brown, E., Chatters, L. M., & Lincoln, K. D. (2012). Extended Family Support and Relationship Satisfaction Among Married, Cohabiting and Romantically Involved African Americans and Black Caribbeans. Journal of African American Studies, 16, 373-389. DOI: 10.1007/s12111-011-9205-y.

 

Aranda, M. & Lincoln, K. D. (2011). Financial strain, social and personal coping resources and depressive symptoms in a clinical sample of older Latinos. Race and Social Problems, 3, 280 - 297.

Chae, D. H., Nuru-Jeter, A., Lincoln, K. D., & Arriola, K. R. (2012). Racial Discrimination, Mood Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease Among Black Americans. Annals of Epidemiology, 22, 104-111.

Taylor, R. J., Brown, E., Chatters, L. M., & Lincoln, K. D. (2012). Extended Family Support and Relationship Satisfaction Among Married, Cohabiting and Romantically Involved African Americans and Black Caribbeans. Journal of African American Studies, 16, 373-389.

Lincoln, K. D., Taylor, R. J., Chatters, L. M., & Jackson, J. S. (2012). Correlates of negative interaction and social support among African Americans and Black Caribbeans. Journal of Family Issues. Published ahead of print.

Chae, D. H., Lee, S., Lincoln, K.D., & Ihara, E. S. (2012). Discrimination, Family Relationships, and Major Depression Among Asian Americans. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 14, 361-370.

Woodward, A. T., Taylor, R. J., Bullard, K. M., Aranda, M. P., Lincoln, K. D., Chatters, L. M. (2011). Prevalence of Lifetime DSM-IV Affective Disorders among Older African Americans, Black Caribbeans, Latinos, Asians and Non-Hispanic Whites. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27, 816-827.

Chae, D. H., Lincoln, K. D., & Jackson, J. S. (2011). Discrimination, attribution, and racial group identification: Implications for psychological distress among Black Americans in the National Survey of American Life. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 81, 498-506.

Chatters, L. M., Taylor, R. J., Lincoln, K. D., Nguyen, A. & Joe, S. (2011). Church-Based Social Support and Suicidiality among African Americans and Black Caribbeans. Archives of Suicide Research, 15, 337-353.

Chae, D. H., Nuru-Jeter, A. M., Lincoln, K. D., & Francis, D. D. (2011). Conceptualizing racial disparities in health: Advancement of a socio-psychobiological approach. DuBois Review: Social Science Research on Race, 8(1), 63-77.

Lincoln, K. D., & Chae, D. H. (2011). Emotional support, negative interaction, and lifetime major depressive disorder among African Americans and Caribbean Blacks. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. PMID: 21293846.

Lincoln, K. D., Taylor, R. J., Watkins, D., & Chatters, L. M. (2010). Correlates of psychological distress and major depressive disorder among African American men. Research on Social Work Practice, 21(3), 278 - 288. PMID: 3112049.

Chae, D. H., Lincoln, K. D., Adler, N. E., & Syme, S. L. (2010). Do major experiences of racial discrimination predict cardiovascular health outcomes among African American men? The moderating role of negative attitudes towards Blacks. Social Science and Medicine, 71, 1182 - 1188. PMID: 20659782.

Lincoln, K. D. & Takeuchi, D. T. (2010). Variations in Trajectories of depressive symptoms: Results from the Americans' Changing Lives Study. Biodemography and Social Biology, 56, 24 - 41. PMID: 20589986.

Lincoln, K. D., Taylor, R. J., Bullard, K. M., Chatters, L. M., Himle, J. A., Woodward, A. T., & Jackson, J. S. (2010). Emotional support, negative interaction and DSM IV lifetime disorders among older African Americans: Findings from the National Survey of American Life (NSAL). International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 25, 612 - 621. PMID: 20157904.

Lincoln, K. D., & Chae, D. H. (2010). Stress, marital satisfaction, and mental health among African Americans in the National Survey of American Life (NSAL). Journal of Family Issues, 31, 1081 - 1105.

Lincoln, K. D., Taylor, R. J., Chae, D. H., & Chatters, L. M. (2010). Demographic correlates of psychological well-being and distress among older African Americans and Caribbean Black adults. Best Practices in Mental Health: An International Journal, 6, 103 - 126. PMID: 78115185.

Keith, V. M., Lincoln, K. D., Taylor, R. J., & Jackson, J. S. (2009). Discriminatory experiences and depressive symptoms among African American women: Do skin tone and mastery matter? Sex Roles, 62, 48 - 59. PMID: 21151821.

Lincoln, K. D. (2008). Personality, negative interactions and mental health. Social Service Review, 82, 223 - 252. PMID: 21151733.

Lincoln, K. D., Taylor, R. J., & Jackson, J. S. (2008). Romantic relationships among unmarried African Americans and Caribbean Blacks. Family Relations, 57, 254 - 266. PMID: 21151832.

Bryant, C. M., Taylor, R. J., Lincoln, K. D., & Jackson, J. S. (2008). Marital Satisfaction among African Americans and Black Caribbeans: Findings from the National Survey of American Life. Family Relations, 57, 239 - 253. PMID: 21151891.

Chatters, L. M., Taylor, R. J., Lincoln, K. D., & Jackson, J. S. (2008). Religious coping among African Americans, Caribbean Blacks and Non-Hispanic Whites. Journal of Community Psychology, 36(3), 371 - 386. PMID: 21048887.

Lincoln, K. D. (2007). Financial strain, negative interactions and mastery: Pathways to mental health among older African Americans. Journal of Black Psychology, 33(4), 439 - 462. PMID: 21152353.

Lincoln, K. D., Chatters, L. M., Taylor, R. J., & Jackson, J. S. (2007). Profiles of depressive symptoms among African Americans and Caribbean Blacks. Social Science & Medicine, 65(2), 200 - 213. PMID: 17449157.

Lincoln, K. D., Chatters, L. M., & Taylor, R. J. (2005). Social support, traumatic events and depressive symptoms among African Americans. Journal of Marriage and Family, 67(3), 754 - 766. PMID: 16429592.

Taylor, R. J., Lincoln, K. D., & Chatters, L. M. (2005). Supportive relationships with church members among African Americans. Family Relations, 54, 501 - 511.

Lincoln, K. D., Taylor, R. J., & Chatters, L. M. (2003). Correlates of emotional support and negative interaction among older Black Americans. Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 58B(4), S225 - S233. PMID: 12878656.

Lincoln, K. D., Chatters, L. M., & Taylor, R. J. (2003). Psychological distress among Black and White Americans: Differential effects of social support, negative interaction and personal control. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 44(3), 390 - 407. PMID: 14582315.

Chatters, L. M., Taylor, R. J., Lincoln, K. D., & Schroepfer, T. A. (2002). Patterns of informal support from family and church members among African Americans. Journal of Black Studies, 33(1), 66 - 85.

Chatters, L. M., Taylor, R. J., & Lincoln, K. D. (2001). Advances in the measurement of religiosity among older African Americans: Implications for health and mental health researchers. Journal of Mental Health and Aging, 7(1), 181 - 200. (Reprinted as a chapter In J. H. Skinner, J. A. Teresi, D. Holmes, S. M. Stahl, and A. L. Stewart (Eds.), Multicultural measurement in older populations, pp. 199 - 220. New York, NY: Springer Publishing).

Lincoln, K. D. (2000). Social support, negative social interactions and psychological well-being. Social Service Review, 74(2), 231 - 252.

Taylor, R. J., Ellison, C. G., Chatters, L. M., Levin, J. S., & Lincoln, K. D. (2000). Mental health services within faith communities: The role of clergy in Black churches. Social Work, 45(1), 73 - 87.

Chatters, L. M., Taylor, R. J., & Lincoln, K. D. (1999). African American religious participation: A multi-sample comparison. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 38(1), 132 - 145.

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