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Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology

Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology

An official publication of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Editor-in-Chief: Charlotte Johnston

ISSN: 0091-0627 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-2835 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10802

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Charlotte Johnston, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Associate Editors: 
Kate Flory, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Walter Matthys, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Martha C. Tompson, Boston University, MA

Editor Elect 2017:
Paul J. Frick, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge  

Associate Editors Elect 2017:

Jennifer Hudson, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Bonnie Klimes-Dougan, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Joshua Langberg, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

Essi Viding, University College London, UK

Greg Wallace, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Founding Editor:
Herbert C. Quay,
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

Editorial Board:
Howard Abikoff,
New York University School of Medicine, New York
Zachary W. Adams, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
R. Matt Alderson, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Jennifer Allen, University College London, United Kingdom
Kevin M. Antshel, Syracuse University, NY  
Adrian Angold, Duke University, Durham, NC
L. Eugene Arnold, Ohio State University, Columbus
Marc S. Atkins, University of Illinois at Chicago
Randy P. Auerbach, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA
Daniel M. Bagner, Florida International University, Miami
John E. Bates, Indiana University, Bloomington
Jesse Bledsoe, University of Washington, Seattle
Bridget K. Biggs, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
R. Mara Brendgen, University of Quebec at Montreal, QC, Canada
Jeffrey D. Burke, University of Connecticut, Storrs
G. Leonard Burns, Washington State University, Pullman
Esther Calvete, University of Deusto, Bilbao,Spain
Susan B. Campbell, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Hanna Christiansen, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
Arin M. Connell, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Patrick Davies, University of Rochester, NY
Andres De Los Reyes, University of Maryland at College Park
Lisabeth Fisher DiLalla, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Melanie A. Dirks, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Dikla Eckshtain, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Catherine C. Epkins, Texas Tech University, Lubbock
Charles Fleming, University of Washington, Seattle
Rex Forehand, University of Vermont, Burlington
Jason M. Fogler, Boston Children's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, MA
Rachel D. Freed, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York
Paul J. Frick, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Jody M. Ganiban, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Judy Garber, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Frances Gardner, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Virginia Gil-Rivas, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Paulo A. Graziano, Florida International University, Miami
Mark T. Greenberg, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Alan M. Gross, University of Mississippi, Oxford
Laura D. Hanish, Arizona State University, Tempe
Benjamin L. Hankin, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Elizabeth Harvey, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Kathleen J. Hart, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
Dione Healey, University of Otago, New Zealand
Stephen P. Hinshaw, University of California, Berkeley
Alison E. Hipwell, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Betsy Hoza, University of Vermont, Burlington
Julie A. Hubbard, University of Delaware, Newark
Luke W. Hyde, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Matthew A. Jarrett, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Peter S. Jensen, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock
Paul Jose, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Yoshito Kawabata, University of Guam, Mangilao
Christopher A. Kearney, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Kate Keenan, University of Chicago, IL
Philip C. Kendall, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Eva R. Kimonis, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Michael J. Kofler, Florida State University, Tallahassee
Joshua Langberg, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
Steve S. Lee, University of California, Los Angeles
John E. Lochman, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Catherine Lord, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Naomi Marmorstein, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
Monica A. Marsee, Iowa State University, Ames
Michelle M. Martel, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Keith McBurnett, University of California, San Francisco
Michael R. McCart, Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene
Elizabeth McCauley, University of Washington, Seattle
Katie McLaughlin, University of Washington, Seattle
Robert J. McMahon,
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
Amori Yee Mikami, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Kathryn L. Modecki, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Brooke S.G. Molina, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Nina S. Mounts, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
Sylvie Mrug, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Erica D. Musser, Florida International University, Miami
Joel Nigg, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
Molly A. Nikolas, University of Iowa, Iowa City
Robert Nix, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thomas Olino, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Thomas H. Ollendick, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Julie S. Owens, Ohio University, Athens
Bruce Pennington, University of Denver, CO
Linda Pfiffner, University of California, San Francisco
John Piacentini, University of California, Los Angeles
Mitchell J. Prinstein, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ronald J. Prinz,
University of South Carolina, Columbia
Alison Pritchard, Kennedy Krieger Institute & Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Joseph S. Raiker, Florida International University, Miami
Karen D. Rudolph, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Randall T. Salekin, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Dustin E. Sarver, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson
Laura Scaramella, University of New Orleans, LA
David Schwartz, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Daniel Shaw, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Jennifer S. Silk, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Brad Smith, University of Houston, TX
Patrick H. Tolan, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Chris Trentacosta, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Alithe van den Akker, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kathryn Van Eck, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Nejra Van Zalk, Örebro University, Sweden
Michael W. Vasey, Ohio State University, Columbus
Eric M. Vernberg, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Frank Vitaro, University of Montreal, QC, Canada
Scott Vrieze, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Cecilia Wahlstedt, Uppsala University, Sweden
Carl F. Weems, Iowa State University, Ames
Stuart F. White, Boys Town National Research Hospital, NE
Michael Windle, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Brian T. Wymbs, Ohio University, Athens

Presidents of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: 
Herbert C. Quay
(1990); David Shaffer (1991); Russell A. Barkley (1992); Judith L. Rapoport (1993); Benjamin B. Lahey (1994); John S. Werry (1995); William E. Pelham, Jr. (1996); Michael Rutter (1997-1998); Stephen P. Hinshaw (1999-2000); John Weisz (2001-2002); Peter S. Jensen (2003-2005); Jane Costello (2006-2007); Gabrielle A. Carlson (2008-2009); Kate Keenan (2010-2011); Adrian Angold (2012-2013); Joel Nigg (2014-2015); Joan Luby (2015 - 2017)

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    The Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology brings together the latest innovative research that advances knowledge of psychopathology from infancy through adolescence. The journal publishes studies that have a strong theoretical framework and use a diversity of methods, with an emphasis on empirical studies of the major forms of psychopathology found in childhood disorders (e.g., disruptive behavior disorders, depression, anxiety, and autism spectrum disorder). Studies focus on the epidemiology, etiology, assessment, treatment, prognosis, and developmental course of these forms of psychopathology. Studies highlighting risk and protective factors; the ecology and correlates of children's emotional, social, and behavior problems; and advances in prevention and treatment are featured.


    The Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology is the official journal of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ISRCAP), a multidisciplinary scientific society.

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