Academic Interests: Clinical psychology
Research: Interested in the relationship between early childhood experiences, such as physical and sexual abuse, and different types of depression. Also interested in the relationship between specific parental psychiatric disorders and parenting difficulties, such as physical abuse and poor quality relationships with offspring. Finally, interested in the academic, social, emotional, and physical health of children of depressed parents, particularly, dysthymia (a chronic type of depression).
Honors: W. Burghardt Turner Dissertation Fellowship, September 1994-August 1995. Research Supplement for Underrepresented Minorities in Biomedical and Behavioral. Research from National Institute of Mental Health; Research Grant R01 MH45757 ("Classification of Early-Onset Dysthymia"), September 1992-August 1994; W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship, September 1988-August 1994.
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