Mona El-Sheikh, Ph.D.

Mona El-Sheikh, Ph.D.

Leonard Peterson & Co., Inc. Professor
Ph.D., West Virginia University, 1989
(334) 844-3294 | 260 Spidle Hall

Selected Publications:

El-Sheikh, M., Kelly, R.* & Rauer, A. (2013). Quick to berate, slow to sleep: Inerpartner psychological conflict, mental health, and sleep. Health Psychology, 32, 1057-1066. doi: 10.1037/a0031786

Bagley, E. J.,* & El-Sheikh, M. (2013). Familial risk moderates the association between sleep and zMBI in children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38, 775-784. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jst031

El-Sheikh, M., Bagley, E. J.,* Keiley, M., Elmore-Staton, L.,* Chen, E., & Buckhalt, J. A. (2013). Economic adversity and children’s sleep problems: Multiple indicators and moderation of effects. Health Psychology, 32, 849-859. doi: 10.1037/a0030413

El-Sheikh, M., Bub, K. L., Kelly, R. J.,* & Buckhalt, J. A. (2013). Children’s sleep and adjustment: A residualized change analysis. Developmental Psychology, 49, 1591-1601. doi: 10.1037/a0030223

El-Sheikh, M., Keiley, M., Erath, S. A., & Dyer, W., J.* (2013). Marital conflict and growth in children’s internalizing behavior: The role of autonomic nervous system activity. Developmental Psychology, 49, 92-108. doi: 10.1037/a0027703

El-Sheikh, M., Erath, S. A. & Bagley, E.* (2013). Parasympathetic nervous system activity and children’s sleep. Journal of Sleep Research, 22, 282-288. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12019

Hinnant, J. B. & El-Sheikh, M. (2013). Codevelopment of boys’ and girls’ internalizing and externalizing symptoms: Respiratory sinus arrhythmia at rest and during stress as predictors. Development and Psychopathology, 25, 419-436. doi: 10.1017/S0954579412001150

Kelly, R.* & El-Sheikh, M. (2013). Longitudinal Relations between Marital Conflict and Children’s Sleep: The Role of Emotional Insecurity. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 282-292. doi: 10.1037/a0031896

El-Sheikh, M., Kelly, R. J.,* Bagley, E.,* & Wetter, E. K.* (2012). Parental depressive symptoms and children’s sleep: The role of family conflict. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53, 806-814. NIHMSID: NIHMS376341. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2012.02530.x

Wetter, E.,* & El-Sheikh, M. (2012). Trajectories of children’s internalizing symptoms: The role of maternal internalizing symptoms, respiratory sinus arrhythmia, and child sex. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 53, 168-177. NIHMSID: NIHMS376341. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2011.02470.x

El-Sheikh, M., & Erath, S. A. (2011). Family conflict, autonomic nervous system functioning, and child adaptation: State of the science and future directions. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 703-721. NIHMSID: NIHMS320141

El-Sheikh, M., & Hinnant, J. B.* (2011). Marital conflict, respiratory sinus arrhythmia, and allostatic load: Interrelations and associations with the development of externalizing behavior. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 815-829. NIHMSID: NIHMS320144