My research interests include the role of anxiety as a predictor of other disorders, and the specific mechanisms that contribute to the extensive co-occurrence of internalizing symptoms. I am also interested in biological and contextual risk factors that influence the intergenerational transmission and maintenance of depression.
- Starr, L. R., Hershenberg, R., Li, Y. I., & Shaw, Z. A. (under review). When Feelings Lack Precision: Low Positive and Negative Emotion differentiation and Depressive Symptoms in Daily Life.
- Gabbay, V., Shaw, Z. A., Gellatly, R., Samar, S.M., Coffey, B. A. (In preparation). Dimensional Assessment of Anxiety and Tic Severity in Tourette’s Disorder.
- Shaw, Z.A., & Coffey, B.J. (2014). Tics and Tourette Syndrome. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 37(3), 269-286.
- Shaw, Z. A., & Starr, L. R. (2016, October). Chronic Stress: Mechanism or Moderator of the Intergenerational Transmission of Depression among Adolescents? Poster accepted at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference, New York, NY.
- Li, Y., Starr, L.R., & Shaw, Z. A. (2016, April). Sleep Mediates the Association between Adolescent Anxiety and Depression in Adulthood in a Nationally Representative Sample. Poster presented at Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.
- Coffey, B., Brodie, J., Ibanez-Gomez, L., Shaw, Z. A., & Miller, S. (2015, October). Vigabatrin in Patients with Treatment Resistant Tourette’s Disorder: A Proof of Concept Study. Poster presented at annual meeting of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX.
- Shaw, Z. A., Ibanez-Gomez, L., Del Grecco, F., Prieto, B., Carnicer, P., Matos, A., Moyano, B., & Coffey, B. J. (2015, June). Peer Victimization in Tourette’s Disorder: Are There Similarities or Differences in Samples in New York and Buenos Aires? Poster presented at the 1st World Congress on Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders, London, UK.
- Shaw, Z. A., Case, J. A. C., Ibanez-Gomez, L., Hanna, A., Coffey, B. J., & Gabbay, V. (2015, June). The Relationship between Anxiety and Tic Severity Revisited: Beyond DSM Classification. Poster presented at the 1st World Congress on Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders, London, UK.
- Gabbay, V., Case, J. A. C., Hanna, A., Shaw, Z. A., Shungu, D., & Coffey, B. J. (2015, June). Decreased Occipital Glutathione Levels in Tourette’s Disorder. Poster presented at the 1st World Congress on Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders, London, UK.
- Kostek, N. T., Shaw, Z. A., Ibanez-Gomez, L., & Coffey, B. J. (2014, September). What do studies tell us about peer victimization and intervention in youth with TD? Presentation given at the annual meeting of the World Psychiatric Association, Madrid, Spain.
- Shaw, Z. A., Gellatly, R., Gabbay, V., Ibanez-Gomez, L., Samar, S., & Coffey, B. J. (2013, October). A Dimensional Assessment of Anxiety and Tic Severity in Tourette’s Disorder. Poster presented at annual meeting of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Orlando, FL.
- Harrington, E. S., Kimball, J., Kitchen A., Mazza, J., Shaw, Z. A., Stephens, J., Waddell, J., White, E., Zhang, X., Baden, A. L., & Pinderhughes, E. (2014, May). A qualitative study of racial and adoption microaggressions experienced by adoptive families with children from China. Poster presented at The 8th Biennial Adoption Conference, St. John’s University, MA and the Rudd Annual Conference on Adoption, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA.
- Pinderhughes, E., Agerbak, S., Zhang, X., Philips, M., Young, A., Shaw, Z. A., Waddell, J., & Cernasov, W. (2012, October). Who really is the lucky one? The use and parents’ management of the rescue narrative in adoption from China. Presentation given at The 7th Biennial Adoption Conference at St. John’s University, MA.
Professional Honors and Awards
- 2015-Present: Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Fellowship, University of Rochester
- 2013: Priscilla N. Dunne Prize, Tufts University
- 2009-2013: Dean's List, Tufts University
- Tufts University, B.A. 2013, Summa Cum Laude
- Majors: Clinical Psychology, Child Development