Center for Families
Harnessing the power of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends to improve our quality of life.
Last Update: October 31, 2023
The Center for Families’ annual funding program supports the study of families from a cross-disciplinary, life course perspective. Faculty and students from all departments
November 21, 2023
6 common reasons couples break up — even if they really care about each other
November 14, 2023
Examining the unique impacts of Potentially Traumatic Experiences and discrimination events on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among multiracial/ethnic adults in the United States
November 9, 2023
Purdue Military Family Research Institute takes giant leaps to support military and veteran families
November 7, 2023
Barbara Thompson Excellence in Research Award Ceremony
November 1, 2023
Nursing and Medical Students’ Responses About End-of-Life Communication Reveal Educational Opportunities for Spiritual Care
Nasreen LalaniThe need for improved spiritual care education is a national directive, prompting many nursing and medical education programs to respond with spiritual curriculum. This article reports on research that tested an educational intervention to enhance nursing and medical students' understanding...
November 1, 2023
Unique and combined effects of quantitative mathematical language and numeracy instruction within a picture book intervention: A registered report
David Purpura, Jennifer Dobbs-OatesSignificant research has highlighted the importance of quantitative language in children’s early mathematics development. The findings from this study raise questions as to how to best implement such interventions. Namely, in contrast to prior work, the current interventions targeting one...