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Dr Amina Ali

Formerly at Lancaster University

  1. 2016
  2. Published

    The effects of prenatal HIV exposure on language functioning in Kenyan children: establishing an evaluative framework

    Alcock, K. J., Ali, A., Newton, C. R. & Holding, P., 12/10/2016, In: BMC Research Notes. 9, 1, 6 p., 463.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Autism spectrum disorders in Africa: current challenges in identification, assessment, and treatment

    Ruparelia, K., Ali, A. A., Badoe, E., Bakare, M., Visser, K., Chugani, D. C., Chugani, H. T., Donald, K. A., Wilmshurst, J. M., Shih, A., Skuse, D. & Newton, C. R., 07/2016, In: Journal of Child Neurology. 31, 8, p. 1018-1026 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Published

    Everyone has a secret they keep close to their hearts: challenges faced by adolescents living with HIV infection at the Kenyan coast

    Ali, A. A., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., Fischer, R., Hassan, A. S., Gona, J. K., Tumaini, J. D., Bomu, G., Katana, K. & Newton, C. R., 29/02/2016, In: BMC Public Health. 16, 8 p., 197.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Describing normal development in an African setting: the utility of the Kilifi Developmental Inventory among young children at the Kenyan coast

    Kitsao-Wekulo, P., Holding, P., Ali, A. A., Kvalsvig, J., Taylor, H. G. & King, C. L., 02/2016, In: Learning and Individual Differences. 46, p. 3-10 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  6. Published

    Evaluation of psychometric properties and factorial structure of the pre-school child behaviour checklist at the Kenyan Coast

    Kairuki, S. M., Ali, A. A., Murray, E., Stein, A. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 20/01/2016, In: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health. 10, 10 p., 1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Social connectedness, life satisfaction and school engagement: moderating role of ethnic minority status on resilience processes of Roma youth

    Ali, A. A. & Dimitrova, R., 2016, In: European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 13, 3, p. 361-376 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  8. 2015
  9. Published

    Perceptions of parenting styles and their associations with mental health and life satisfaction among urban Indonesian adolescents

    Abubakar, A., Van De Vijver, F. J. R., Suryani, A. O., Handayani, P. & Pandia, W. S., 09/2015, In: Journal of Child and Family Studies. 24, 9, p. 2680-2692 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Parents' and professionals' perceptions on causes and treatment options for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in a multicultural context on the Kenyan Coast

    Gona, J. K., Newton, C. R., Rimba, K., Mapenzi, R., Kihara, M., Van de Vijver, F. J. R. & Ali, A. A., 12/08/2015, In: PLoS ONE. 10, 8, 13 p., e0132729.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  11. Published

    Developmental inventories using illiterate parents as informants: Communicative Development Inventory (CDI) adaptation for two Kenyan languages

    Alcock, K., Rimba, K., Holding, P., Kitsao-Wekulo, P., Abubakar, A. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 07/2015, In: Journal of Child Language. 42, 4, p. 763-785 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Diabetes mellitus and comorbid depression in Zambia

    Hapunda, G., Abubakar, A., Pouwer, F. & van de Vijver, F., 06/2015, In: Diabetic Medicine. 32, 6, p. 814-818 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Socially desirable responding: enhancement and denial in 20 countries

    He, J., Van De Vijver, F. J. R., Dominguez Espinosa, A., Abubakar, A., Dimitrova, R., Adams, B. G., Aydinli, A., Atitsogbe, K., Alonso-arbiol, I., Bobowik, M., Fischer, R., Jordanov, V., Mastrotheodoros, S., Neto, F., Ponizovsky, Y. J., Reb, J., Sim, S., Sovet, L., Stefenel, D., Suryani, A. O. & 2 others, Tair, E. & Villieux, A., 25/05/2015, In: Cross-Cultural Research. 49, 3, p. 227-249 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Living with type 1 diabetes is challenging for Zambian adolescents: qualitative data on stress, coping with stress and quality of care and life

    Hapunda, G., Abubakar, A., van de Vijver, F. & Pouwer, F., 18/04/2015, In: BMC Endocrine Disorders. 15, 1, p. 20

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Community perceptions of developmental and behavioral problems experienced by children living with epilepsy on the Kenyan coast: a qualitative study

    Abubakar, A., Kariuki, S. M., Tumaini, J. D., Gona, J., Katana, K., Owen, J. A. P. & Newton, C. R., 04/2015, In: Epilepsy and Behavior. 45, p. 74-78 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Equivalence and transfer problems in cross-cultural research.

    Abubakar, A., 2015, Encyclopaedia of social and behavioural sciences.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  17. Published

    Gender and health inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Case of HIV

    Abubakar, A. & Kitsao-Wekulo, P., 2015, Psychology of gender through the lens of culture : theories and applications. Sadfar, S. & Kosakowska-Berezecka, N. (eds.). Springer, p. 395-408 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  18. 2014
  19. Published

    The INTERGROWTH-21st project neurodevelopment package: a novel method for the multi-dimensional assessment of neurodevelopment in pre-school age children

    International Fetal and Newborn Growth Consortium for the 21st Century (INTERGROWTH-21st), 25/11/2014, In: PLoS ONE. 9, 11, 34 p., e113360.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Impairment of executive function in Kenyan children exposed to severe falciparum malaria with neurological involvement

    Kariuki, S. M., Abubakar, A., Newton, C. R. J. C. & Kihara, M., 16/09/2014, In: Malaria Journal. 13, 9 p., 365.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Music listening in families and peer groups: benefits for young people's social cohesion and emotional well-being across four cultures

    Boer, D. & Abubakar, A., 8/05/2014, In: Frontiers in Psychology. 5, 15 p., 392.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  22. Published

    Extending the developmental milestones checklist for use in a different context in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Prado, E. L., Abubakar, A. A., Abbeddou, S., Jimenez, E. Y., Somé, J. W. & Ouédraogo, J-B., 04/2014, In: Acta Paediatrica. 103, 4, p. 447-454 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Organizational justice and mental health: a multi-level test of justice interactions

    Fischer, R., Abubakar, A. & Arasa, J. N., 04/2014, In: International Journal of Psychology. 49, 2, p. 108-114 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Cognitive impairment and behavioural disturbances following malaria or HIV infection in childhood

    Kihara, M., Abubakar, A. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 17/03/2014, Cognitive impairment and behavioural disturbances following malaria or HIV infection in childhood . Bentivoglio, M., Cavalheiro, E. A., Kristensson, K. & Patel, N. B. (eds.). New York : Springer, p. 369-390 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  25. Published

    Biomedical risk, psychosocial influences, and developmental outcomes: lessons from the pediatric HIV population

    Abubakar, A., 2014, In: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. 146, p. 23-41 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  26. Published

    Connectedness and psychological well-being among adolescents of immigrant background in Kenya

    Abubakar, A., van de Vijver, F. J. R., Mazrui, L., Murugami, M. & Arasa, J., 2014, Global perspectives on well-being in immigrant families. Dimitrova, R., Bender, M. & van de Vijver, F. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 95-111 17 p. (Advances in Immigrant Family Research; vol. 1).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  27. Published

    Ethnic identity and its relationship to life satisfaction and mental health among Omani youth

    Abubakar, A., Aldhafri, S. & Van de Vijver, F. J. R., 2014, Beyond money: the social roots of health and well-being . Sarracino, F. & Mikucka, M. (eds.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, (Health psychology research focus).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  28. Published

    Parenting practices and attachment as predictors of life satisfaction of mainstream Dutch and Moroccan-Dutch adolescents

    Alonso-Arbiol, I., Abubakar, A. & Van de Vijver, F. J. R., 2014, Global perspectives on well-being in immigrant families. Dimitrova, R., Bender, M. & Van de Vijver, F. J. R. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 291-310 20 p. (Advances in Immigrant Family Research; vol. 1).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  29. 2013
  30. Published

    Neuropsychological testing in a rural African school-age population: evaluating contributions to variability in test performance

    Kitsao-Wekulo, P. K., Holding, P. A., Taylor, H. G., Abubakar, A. & Connolly, K., 12/2013, In: Assessment. 20, 6, p. 776-784 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  31. Published

    Attachment and psychological well-being among adolescents with and without disabilities in Kenya: the mediating role of identity formation

    Abubakar, A., Alonso-Arbiol, I., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., Murugami, M., Mazrui, L. & Arasa, J., 10/2013, In: Journal of Adolescence. 36, 5, p. 849-857 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  32. Published

    The performance of children prenatally exposed to HIV on the A-not-B task in Kilifi, Kenya: a preliminary study

    Abubakar, A., Holding, P., Van Baar, A., Newton, C. R. J. C., Van de Vijver, F. J. R. & Espy, K. A., 09/2013, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 10, 9, p. 4132-4142 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  33. Published

    Prevalence and correlates of common mental disorders among mothers of young children in Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania

    Uriyo, J. G., Abubakar, A., Swai, M., Msuya, S. E. & Stray-Pedersen, B., 3/07/2013, In: PLoS ONE. 8, 7, 7 p., e69088.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Cultural factors in the aetiology, transmission, expression and management of ill-health in Africa

    Abubakar, A. & Van de Vijver, F. J. R., 2013, Cross cultural psychology: an Africentric perspective . Tchombe, T. M. S., Nsamenang, A. B., Keller, H. & Fülöp, M. (eds.). Limbe, Cameroon: Design house

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  35. Published

    Ethnotheories on sub-optimal child development at the Kenyan coast: maternal and paternal perspectives

    Abubakar, A., Van Baar, A., Fischer, R., Gona, J. K., Bomu, G. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 2013, ISSBD bulletin, supplement to International Journal of Behavioural Development.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  36. Published

    Nutrition as an important mediator of the impact of background variables on outcome in middle childhood

    Kitsao-Wekulo, P., Holding, P., Taylor, H. G., Abubakar, A., Kvalsvig, J. & Connolly, K., 2013, In: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7, 11 p., 713.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Procedures for translating and evaluating equivalence in questionnaires for use in cross-cultural studies

    Abubakar, A., Dimitrova, R., Adams, B. G., Jordanov, V. & Stefenel, D., 2013, Bulletin of Transilvania University of Brasov.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  38. Published

    Psychosocial aspects of malnutrition among African children: antecedents, consequences, and interventions

    Abubakar, A., 2013, Neuropsychology in the African context: risk and resilience. Boivin, M. J. & Giordani, B. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 181-202 22 p. (Specialty Topics in Pediatric Neuropsychology).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  39. Published

    Socio-cultural determinants of health-seeking behaviour on the Kenyan coast: a qualitative study

    Abubakar, A., Van Baar, A., Fischer, R., Bomu, G., Gona, J. K. & Newton, C. R., 2013, In: PLoS ONE. 8, 11, p. e71998

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  40. 2012
  41. Published

    Prevalence and risk factors for poor nutritional status among children in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania

    Abubakar, A., Uriyo, J., Msuya, S. E., Swai, M. & Stray-Pedersen, B., 10/2012, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 9, 10, p. 3506-3518 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  42. Published

    Development and validation of the Kilifi Epilepsy Beliefs and Attitude Scale

    Mbuba, C. K., Abubakar, A., Hartley, S., Odermatt, P., Newton, C. R. & Carter, J. A., 08/2012, In: Epilepsy and Behavior. 24, 4, p. 480-487 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  43. Published

    The factor structure of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire in a literate Kenyan population

    Abubakar, A. & Fischer, R., 08/2012, In: Stress and Health. 28, 3, p. 248-254 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Measurement invariance of the Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure (MEIM) across Bulgarian, Dutch and Greek samples

    Mastrotheodoros, S., Dimitrova, R., Motti-stefanidi, F., Abubakar, A. & Van De Schoot, R., 1/07/2012, In: European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 9, 4, p. 508-515 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  45. Published

    Development and validation of the Kilifi Stigma Scale for Epilepsy in Kenya

    Mbuba, C. K., Abubakar, A., Odermatt, P., Newton, C. R. & Carter, J. A., 05/2012, In: Epilepsy and Behavior. 24, 1, p. 81-85 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  46. Published

    Behavioral problems in children with epilepsy in rural Kenya

    Kariuki, S. M., Abubakar, A., Holding, P. A., Mung'ala-Odera, V., Chengo, E., Kihara, M., Neville, B. G. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 01/2012, In: Epilepsy and Behavior. 23, 1, p. 41-46 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    Ethnic identity, acculturation orientations and psychological well-being among adolescents of immigrant background in Kenya

    Abubakar, A., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., Mazrui, L., Arasa, J. & Murugami, M., 2012, Impact of immigration on children's development. Garcia-Coll, C. (ed.). Karger, p. 49-63 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  48. Published

    Growing up positive: opportunities and challenges faced by Kenyan adolescents living with HIV

    Abubakar, A., 2012, In: International Journal of Psychology. 47, Supplement 1, p. 476 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  49. Published

    Socioeconomic status, anthropometric status and developmental outcomes of East-African Children

    Abubakar, A. & Van de Vijver, F. J. R., 2012, Handbook of anthropometry: physical measures of human form in health and disease. Preedy, V. R. (ed.). New York: Springer, p. 2679-2693 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  50. Published

    Young people's topography of musical functions: personal, social and cultural experiences with music across genders and six societies

    Boer, D., Fischer, R., Tekman, H. G., Abubakar, A., Njenga, J. & Zenger, M., 2012, In: International Journal of Psychology. 47, 5, p. 355-369 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  51. 2011
  52. Published

    Infant-mother attachment can be improved through group intervention: a preliminary evaluation in Spain in a non-randomized controlled trial

    Torres, B., Alonso-Arbiol, I., Cantero, M. J. & Abubakar, A., 11/2011, In: Spanish Journal of Psychology. 14, 2, p. 630-638 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  53. Published

    Maternal perceptions of factors contributing to severe under-nutrition among children in a rural African setting

    Abubakar, A., Holding, P., Mwangome, M. & Maitland, K., 01/2011, In: Rural and Remote Health. 11, 1, 1423.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  54. Published

    Validation of the Infant-Toddler HOME Inventory among households in low income communities at the Kenyan Coast

    Holding, P., Abubakar, A., Van Baar, A., Obiero, E. & Van de Vijver, F. J. R., 2011, Rendering borders obsolete: cross-cultural and cultural psychology as an interdisciplinary, multi-method endeavor. Bremen: International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  55. 2010
  56. Published

    Children at risk for developmental delay can be recognised by stunting, being underweight, ill health, little maternal schooling or high gravidity

    Abubakar, A., Holding, P., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., Newton, C. & Van Baar, A., 06/2010, In: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 51, 6, p. 652-659 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  57. Published

    A review of ‘the Neurobehavioral and social-emotional development of infants and children’. by E. Tronick. W.W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 2007. ISBN 9780393705171

    Abubakar, A., 03/2010, In: Infant and Child Development. 19, 2, p. 217-221 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  58. Published

    Developmental monitoring using caregiver reports in a resource-limited setting: the case of Kilifi, Kenya

    Abubakar, A., Holding, P., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., Bomu, G. & Van Baar, A., 02/2010, In: Acta Paediatrica. 99, 2, p. 291-297 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  59. Published

    Where there are no tests: a systematic approach to test adaptation

    Holding, P., Abubakar, A. & Kitsao-Wekulo, P., 2010, Cognitive impairment: causes, diagnosis and treatment. Landow, M. L. (ed.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, (Neurology--laboratory and clinical research developments series).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  60. 2009
  61. Published

    The role of weight for age and disease stage in poor psychomotor outcome of HIV-infected children in Kilifi, Kenya

    Abubakar, A., Holding, P., Newton, C. R. J. C., van Baar, A. & van de Vijver, F. J. R., 12/2009, In: Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 51, 12, p. 968-973 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  62. Published
  63. Published

    Enhancing psychological assessment in Sub-Saharan Africa through participant consultation

    Abubakar, A., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., Holding, P., Kitsao-Wekulo, P. & Van Baar, A., 2009, Quod erat demonstrandum: from Herodotus' ethnographic journeys to cross-cultural research . Gari, A. & Mylonas, K. (eds.). Athens : Pedio.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  64. 2008
  65. Published

    Monitoring psychomotor development in a resource-limited setting: an evaluation of the Kilifi Developmental Inventory

    Abubakar, A., Holding, P., van Baar, A., Newton, C. R. J. C. & van de Vijver, F. J. R., 1/09/2008, In: Annals of Tropical Paediatrics: International Child Health. 28, 3, p. 217-226 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  66. Published

    Socioeconomic status, anthropometric status, and psychomotor development of Kenyan children from resource-limited settings: a path-analytic study

    Abubakar, A., Van de Vijver, F., Van Baar, A., Mbonani, L., Kalu, R., Newton, C. & Holding, P., 09/2008, In: Early Human Development. 84, 9, p. 613-621 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  67. Published

    Paediatric HIV and neurodevelopment in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

    Abubakar, A., Van Baar, A., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., Holding, P. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 07/2008, In: Tropical Medicine and International Health. 13, 7, p. 880-887 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  68. Published

    Adapting tests and questionnaires for use in the African context

    Holding, P. A., Abubakar, A. & Kitsao-Wekulo, P., 2008, CDSI Workshop 2008.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  69. 2007
  70. Published

    Assessing developmental outcomes of children from Kilifi, Kenya following prophylaxis for seizures in Cerebral Malaria

    Abubakar, A., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., Mithwani, S., Obiero, E., Lewa, N., Kenga, S., Katana, K. & Holding, P., 05/2007, In: Journal of Health Psychology. 12, 3, p. 412-430 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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