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Meghan Huang

Graduate Student
Entry Year: 2016-2017
Faculty Mentor(s): Lisa Starr

494 Meliora Hall
(585) 273-5241
Fax: (585) 273-1100
meghan.huang@rochester.edu


Research Overview

My research broadly examines interpersonal risk factors that contribute to the development, maintenance, and comorbidity of internalizing disorders. In particular, I am interested in understanding the reciprocal influences of depression and interpersonal functioning in adolescence.

Selected Publications

Publications/Manuscripts

  • Starr, L. R., Dienes, K., Stroud, C. B., Shaw, Z. A., Li, Y. I., Mlawer, F., & Huang, M. (in press). Childhood adversity moderates the influence of proximal episodic stress on the cortisol awakening response and depressive symptoms in adolescents. Development and Psychopathology.
  • Benas, J. S., McCarthy, A. E., Haimm, C., Huang, M., Gallop, R., & Young, J. F. (2016). The Depression Prevention Initiative: Impact on adolescent internalizing and externalizing symptoms in a randomized trial. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2016.1197839

Conference Presentations

  • Huang, M., & Starr, L. R. (2017, November). Does perceived social support take the sting out of co-rumination?  Poster to be presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.
  • Starr, L. R., Dienes, K., Shaw, Z. A., Stroud, C. B., Li, Y. I. Mlawer, F., & Huang, M. (2017, November). Childhood adversity moderates the effects of independent episodic stressors on the cortisol awakening response and depressive symptoms among adolescents. In R. Liu (chair), Assessing and modeling stress processes in suicide and depression. Symposium to be presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
  • Young, J. F., Benas, J. S., McCarthy, A. E., Haimm, C. A., Huang, M., Mufson, L., Gillham, J. E., & Gallop, R. (2016, June). Examining transdiagnostic outcomes from the Depression Prevention Initiative. In B. E. Compas (chair), Transdiagnostic processes and outcomes in preventive interventions with at-risk youth. Symposium presented at the 24th annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, CA.
  • Axelrod, C. M., Huang, M., Haimm, C. A., & Young, J. F. (2015, November). Training school counselors in Interpersonal Psychotherapy-Adolescent Skills Training: An examination of barriers to and facilitators of implementation. Poster presented at the 49th annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
  • Huang, M., McCarthy, A. E., Young, J. F., & Gallop, R. (2015, November). The impact of depression prevention programs on dependent stress in adolescence. Poster presented at the 49th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
  • McCarthy, A. E., Huang, M., Young, J. F., Benas, J. S., & Gallop, R. (2015, November). School-related outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of school-based depression prevention programs. Poster presented at the 49th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, Il.
  • Young, J. F., Benas, J. S., McCarthy, A. E., Haimm, C. A., Huang, M., Mufson, L., & Gallop, R. (2015, November). The Depression Prevention Initiative: Impact on internalizing and externalizing symptoms. In P. Possel (chair), Prevention of depression in youth: New developments, outcomes, and mechanisms. Symposium presented at the 49th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
  • Young, J. F., Huang, M., Haimm, C. A., McCarthy, A. E., Benas, J. S., Mufson, L., Gillham, J. E., & Gallop, R. (2015, October). Interpersonal Psychotherapy-Adolescent Skills Training: Results from the Depression Prevention Initiative. In L. Miller (chair), Novel approaches to Interpersonal Psychotherapy for depressed adolescents. Symposium presented at the 62nd annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX.
  • Huang, M., Velez, C. E., Linkins, M., & Gillham, J. E. (2015, March). Assessing the mediational role of perceived social support in the relation between assertiveness and depression. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research of Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Benas, J. S., Anderson, M., Huang, M., Schueler, C. M., Makover, H., Young, J. F., & Gallop, R. (2014, November). The Depression Prevention Initiative: Using multi-informant reports to measure changes in internalizing and externalizing symptoms. Poster presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Teaching

  • Teaching Assistant: Abnormal Psychology, Spring 2017
  • Teaching Assistant: Psychology of Gender, Fall 2016, Fall 2017

Additional Information

Swarthmore College, BA, 2014