Scientific Contributions

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2018

Prediction of children's early academic adjustment from their temperament: The role of peer temperament. Journal of Educational Psychology (coming soon)

2017

Trajectories of the Expression of Negative Emotion From Kindergarten to
First Grade: Associations With Academic Outcomes

Reluctance to express emotion explains relation between cognitive distortions and social competence in anxious children

Usability of a smartphone application to support the prevention and early intervention of anxiety in youth. 

2016

Control over anxiety and dispositional coping tendencies are associated with presleep arousal among children referred for anxiety problems. 

2015

Culturally Adapted Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents

Observed emotion frequency versus intensity as predictors of socioemotional maladjustment

2014

Variations in the influence of parental socialization of anxiety among clinic referred children

Assessment of Anxiety Symptoms in School Children: A cross-sex and ethnic examination

A personalized and control systems engineering conceptual approach to target childhood anxiety in the contexts of cultural diversity.

The role of theory and culture in child and adolescent prevention science: introduction to the special section

2013

Predictors of Initial Engagement in Child Anxiety Health Specialty Services

Assessing Social Anxiety in African American Youth using the Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory for Children

2012

Indicated prevention and early intervention for childhood anxiety: a randomized trial with Caucasian and Hispanic/Latino youth.

2010

Pre-Sleep arousal and sleep problems of anxiety-disordered youth

Measurement equivalence in child development research

Informed theory and measurement equivalence in child development research

The Assessment of Emotion Regulation: Improving Construct Validity in Research on Psychopathology in Youth

The structure of effortful control across ethnicity and sex in a high-risk sample

2009

Hurricane Katrina and youth anxiety: The role of perceived attachment beliefs and parenting behaviors

Mediators and moderators of outcome in the behavioral treatment of childhood social phobia

Directionality of change in youth anxiety treatment involving parents: An initial examination

Prevention and remediation of emotional and academic problems in youth

Psychosocial interventions for school refusal behavior in children and adolescents

Exposure-based cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety in youth: An emerging culturally-prescriptive framework

Pubertal timing and its links to behavioral and emotional problems among "at-risk" African American adolescent girls

Cross-ethnic measurement equivalence of the RCMAS in Latino and White youth with anxiety disorders

Supplement to: Cross-ethnic measurement equivalence of the RCMAS in Latino and White youth with anxiety disorders

2008

Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for phobic and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents

Evidence-based psychological treatments for child and adolescents obsessive compulsive disorder

Social support, discrimination, and coping as predictors of post-traumatic stress reactions in youth survivors of Hurricane Katrina

2007

The psychosocial impact of Hurricane Katrina: Contextual differences in psychological symptoms, social support, and discrimination

The role of pre-existing trait anxiety and negative affect in predicting response to trauma: Results of a pre to post Hurricane Katrina prospective study of youth

2004

Clinical phenomenology, somatic symptoms, and distress in Hispanic/Latino and European American youths with anxiety disorders

2003

Exposure-based cognitive behavioral treatment for phobic and anxiety disorders: Treatment effects and maintenance for Hispanic American relative to Euro-American youths

A comparison of completers and non-completers of exposure based cognitive behavioral treatment for phobic and anxiety disorders

Clinical distinctions between selective mutism and social phobia: An investigation of childhood psychopathology

The role of control in childhood anxiety disorders

2001

An analysis of the RCMAS Lie Scale Scores in a sample of anxious children

Test-retest reliability of anxiety symptoms and disorders with the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for DSM-IV: child and parent versions

1998

The discrimination of children’s phobias using the Revised Fear Survey for Children