Kathryn L. Humphreys
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Development
Dr. Humphreys received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology and has expertise in infant and early childhood mental health. Her research focuses on characterizing the early environment and examining links to later life outcomes. In addition, she conducts basic and applied research with the aim of improving children’s early life. She has received recognition in her field, including being awarded the Janet T. Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions from the Association for Psychological Science, as well as being selected for the internationally competitive Jacobs Foundation Early Career Research Fellowship.
Humphreys, K. L., Guyon-Harris, K. L., Tibu, F., Wade, M., Nelson, C. A., Fox, N. A., & Zeanah, C. H. (in press). Psychiatric outcomes following severe deprivation in early childhood: Follow-up of a randomized controlled trial at age 16. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
Humphreys, K. L. (in press). Child maltreatment recurrence points to urgent need to improve systems for identification and prevention. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2020.07.005
Humphreys, K. L., Myint, M. T., & Zeanah, C. H. (2020). Increased risk for family violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pediatrics, 146(1), e20200982. http://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-0982
Humphreys, K. L., LeMoult, J., Wear, J. G., Piersiak, H. A., Lee, A., & Gotlib, I. H. (2020). Child maltreatment and depression: A meta-analysis of studies using the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire. Child Abuse & Neglect, 102. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104361
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