Karen Bearss, PhD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Jill Locke, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Speech and Hearing Sciences Approximately 50% of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) exhibit disruptive behaviors such as tantrums, aggression, and noncompliance that significantly impact social, adaptive, and academic functioning. The RUBI program is an evidence-based parent-mediated intervention that improves disruptive behavior in children with ASD. RUBI […]

Elin Björling, PhD, Research Scientist/Lecturer, Human Centered Design and Engineering Jennifer Sonney, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Child Nursing Adolescents are the most stressed generation, with almost a third of teens reporting very high levels of daily stress. Chronic stress is associated with adverse physiological (e.g., immune dysregulation, obesity) and psychological (e.g., anxiety, depression) health outcomes and […]

Jessica Chen, PhD, Acting Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Emily Williams, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Health Services Evidence-based psychosocial interventions (EBPIs) are first-line treatments for PTSD yet very few patients receive them, even in the Veterans Health Administration (VA) where there is excellent access to EBPIs. Patients’ preferences for and initiation of EBPIs are influenced […]

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