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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: Paul J. Frick

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

Journal no. 10802

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

Associate Editors:  
Jennifer Hudson, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Bonnie Klimes-Dougan, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Joshua Langberg, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
Abigail A. Marsh, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Essi Viding,
University College, London, United Kingdom
Greg Wallace, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

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

Editorial Board:
Zachary W. Adams
, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
R. Matt Alderson, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Jennifer Allen, University College London, United Kingdom
Kevin M. Antshel, Syracuse University, NY  
Marc S. Atkins, University of Illinois at Chicago
Daniel M. Bagner, Florida International University, Miami
Stephen P. Becker, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, OH
Jesse Bledsoe, University of Washington, Seattle
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
Charlotte Cecil, King's College London, UK
Anil Chacko, New York University, NY
Tara Chaplin, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Hanna Christiansen, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
Arin M. Connell, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
John F. Curry, Duke University, Durham, NC
Patrick Davies, University of Rochester, NY
Andres De Los Reyes, University of Maryland at College Park
Melanie A. Dirks, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Helen Dodd, Reading University, UK
Deborah Drabick, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Dikla Eckshtain, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston
Catherine C. Epkins, Texas Tech University, Lubbock
Monique Ernst, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD
Kostas Fanti, University of Cyprus, Nicosia
Paula Fite, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Jason M. Fogler, Boston Children's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, MA
Erika Forbes, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Rachel D. Freed, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York
Jody M. Ganiban, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Judy Garber, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Virginia Gil-Rivas, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Meredith Gunlicks-Stoessel, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Amanda E. Guyer, University of California-Davis, Davis
Benjamin L. Hankin, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Elizabeth Harvey, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Kathleen J. Hart, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
David J. Hawes, University of Sydney, Australia
Dione Healey, University of Otago, New Zealand
Stephen P. Hinshaw, University of California, Berkeley
Alison E. Hipwell, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Cynthia Huang-Pollock, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Luke W. Hyde, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Matthew A. Jarrett, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
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
Lauren Kenworthy, Children's National Health System, Washington, DC
Michael J. Kofler, Florida State University, Tallahassee
Benjamen B. Lahey, University of Chicago, Illinois
Nancy Raitano Lee, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Steve S. Lee, University of California-Los Angeles
John E. Lochman, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
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
Julia D. McQuade, Amherst College, MA
Amori Yee Mikami, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Kathryn L. Modecki, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Caroline Moul, University of Sydney, Australia
Nina S. Mounts, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
Sylvie Mrug, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Erica D. Musser, Florida International University, Miami
Misaki N. Natsuaki, University of California-Riverside
Joel Nigg, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
Molly A. Nikolas, University of Iowa, Iowa City
Thomas Olino, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Thomas H. Ollendick, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Julie S. Owens, Ohio University, Athens
Dustin Pardini, Arizona State University, Tempe
Justin Parent, Florida International University, Miami
Tara S. Peris, University of California-Los Angeles
Jennifer Pfeifer, University of Oregon, Eugene
Linda Pfiffner, University of California, San Francisco
John Piacentini, University of California, Los Angeles
Armando A. Pina, Arizona State University, Tempe
Jean-Baptiste Pingault, University College-London, UK
Mitchell J. Prinstein, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Alison Pritchard, Kennedy Krieger Institute & Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Joseph S. Raiker, Florida International University, Miami
Keri Shiels Rosch, Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
Randall T. Salekin, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Dustin E. Sarver, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson
Anne Shaffer, University of Georgia, Athens
Daniel Shaw, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Carla Sharp, University of Houston, TX
Elizabeth Shirtcliff, Iowa State University, Ames
Margaret Sibley, Florida International University, Miami
Manpreet Singh, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Brad Smith, University of Houston, TX
Cynthia Suveg, University of Georgia, Athens
Jennifer Tackett, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Chris Trentacosta, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Alithe van den Akker, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Saskia van der Oord, University of Leuven, Belgium
Kathryn Van Eck, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Nejra Van Zalk, Örebro University, Sweden
R. Enrique Varela, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
Miquel T. Villodas, San Diego State University, CA
Barry M. Wagner, The Catholic University of America, Washington DC
Cecilia Wahlstedt, Uppsala University, Sweden
Rebecca Waller, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Allison Waters, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Sara Jane Webb, University of Washington, Seattle
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
Benjamin Yerys, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

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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