Recent Publications

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  • *Hanano, M., *Boyd, M., Chavira, D. A., & Rith-Najarian, L. (in press). Testing multiple measures of adherence within a self-guided online intervention for depression and anxiety: Lessons learned and recommendations, JMIR Mental Health.
  • *Williamson, T. J., Garon, E. B., Shapiro, J. R., Chavira, D. A., Goldman, J. W., & Stanton, A. L. (in press). Facets of stigma, self-compassion, and health-related adjustment to lung cancer: A longitudinal study.Health Psychology.
  • Escovar, E.L., *Bocanegra E.S., Craske, M., Roy-Byrne, P., Stein, M., Sullivan, G., Sherbourne, C.D., Bystritsky, A., & Chavira, D.A. (in press). Pretreatment predictors of dropout among Latinx and non-Latinx White primary care patients with anxiety disorders. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease.
  • *Rapp, A. M., Tan, P. Z., Grammer, J. K., Gehring, W. J., Miller, G. A., & Chavira, D. A. (2022). Cultural Values Influence Relations Between Parent Emotion Socialization and Adolescents’ Neural Responses to Peer Rejection. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 50 (2), 255-267.
  • *Sanchez, A. L., Jent, J., Aggarwal, N. K., Chavira, D., Coxe, S., Garcia, D., La Roche, M., & Comer, J. S. (2022). Person-Centered Cultural Assessment Can Improve Child Mental Health Service Engagement and Outcomes. Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology51(1), 1–22.
  • *So, F. K., Chavira, D., & Lee, S. S., (2022). ADHD and ODD dimensions time varying predictions of internalizing problems from childhood to adolescence.Journal of Attention Disorders, 26 (6), 932-941.
  • *Rapp, A. M., *Dixon De Silva, L. E., Escovar, E., & Chavira, D. A. (2022). Psychometrics of the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children in Latinx adolescents. Journal of Latinx Psychology, 10(1), 71–79.
  • *Ponting, C., Chavira, D. A., Dunkel Schetter, C., & Urizar, G. G. (2021). Cognitive behavioral stress management effects on prenatal anxiety among low-income women. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology.
  • *Ramos, G., Ponting, C., *Delgadillo, D., *Chodzen, G., *Bocanegra, E., Rapp, A., Escovar, E., & Chavira, D. (2021). Discrimination and internalizing symptoms in rural Latinx youth: The protective role of family resilience. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
  • *Rith-Najarian, L. R., Chorpita, B. F., Gong-Guy, E., Hammons, H. R., & Chavira, D. A. (2021). Feasibility of a web-based program for universal prevention of anxiety and depression in university students: An open trial. Journal of American college health : J of ACH, 1–8. Advance online publication.
  • †Ramos, G., †*Delgadillo, D., Montoya, A. K., *Thamrin, H., Rapp, A., Escovar, E., & Chavira, D. (2021). Discrimination and internalizing disorders in rural Latinx youth: An ecological model of etiology. Journal of Adolescence.
  • *Rapp, A. M.,Tan, P. Z., Grammer, J. K., Gehring, W. J., Miller, G. A., & Chavira, D. A. (2021).  Cultural group differences in the association of neural sensitivity to social feedback and social anxiety among diverse adolescents. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 143, 400-408
  • *Rapp, A. M., Grammer, J. K., Tan, P. Z., Gehring, W. J., Chavira, D.A., & Miller, G. A., (2021). Collectivism is associated with enhanced neural response to socially salient errors among adolescents.  Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 16(11):1150-1159
  • *Rapp, A. M., Chavira, D. A., Sugar, C. A., & Asarnow, J. R. (2021). Incorporating family factors into treatment planning for adolescent depression: Perceived parental criticism predicts longitudinal symptom trajectory in the youth partners in care trial. Journal of Affective Disorders, 278, 46-53.
  • Gonzalez, A., *Dixon De Silva, L. E., *Reinosa Segovia, F., & Chavira, D. (2021). A qualitative investigation of promotores’perspectives on task-shifting evidence-based mental health care for Latinxs in a rural community. Psychological Services. Psychological Services, 18(4), 689–694
  • Ponting, C.*, Dixon De Silva, L.*, Chozden, G.*, Bocanegra, E.*, Chavira, D. (2020). Responding to Calls for Racial Justice in Intervention Science: A Dialectic. The Behavior Therapist. 44(6).
  • Ponting, C.*, Chavira, D.A., Ramos, G.*, Christensen, W.*, Guardino, C., & Dunkel Schetter, C. (2020). Postpartum Depressive Symptoms in Low-Income Latinas: Cultural and Contextual Contributors. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 26(4), 544-556.
  • Dixon De Silva, L.E.*, Ponting, C.*, Rapp, A., Escovar, E., Camacho, A., Chavira, D.A. (2020). Trauma Exposure and Mental Health Symptoms in Rural Latinx Adolescents: The Role of Family Processes (2020). Child Psychiatry and Human Development.
  • Ponting, C.,* Mahrer, N.E., Zelcer, H., Dunkel Schetter, C., & Chavira, D.A. Psychological Interventions for Depression and Anxiety in Pregnant Latina and Black Women in the United States: A Systematic Review (2020). Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy.
  • Dixon De Silva, L.* & Ponting, C.* & Ramos, G.* & Guevara, M.* & Chavira, D. A. (2020). Urban Latinx parents’ attitudes towards mental health: Mental health literacy and service use. Children and Youth Services Review, 109, 104719.
  • Ramos, G.* & Chavira, D. (2019). Use of technology to provide mental health care for racial and ethnic minorities: Evidence, promise, and challenges.Cognitive & Behavioral Practice, 10.1016/j.cbpra.2019.10.004.
  • Rith-Najarian, L.* Sun, W.,* Chen, A., Chorpita, B., Chavira, D., Mougalian, S., & Gong-Guy, E. (2019). What’s in a name? Branding of online mental health programming for university students. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 87(4), 380-391.
  • Rith-Najarian, L.*, Mesri, B*., Park*, A. L., Sun*, M., Chavira, D. A., & Chorpita, B. F. (2019). Durability of cognitive behavioral therapy effects for youth and adolescents with anxiety, depression, or traumatic stress: A meta-analysis on long-term follow-ups. Behavior Therapy, 50(1), 225-240.