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Meredith Gruhn

Graduate Student
Research Area: Clinical Science


My research focuses on understanding stress and coping in at-risk children as well as the development and implementation of preventative interventions for these populations.

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Representative Publications

Manuscripts:

Gruhn, M., Lord, J., & Jaser, S. (2016). Collaborative and Overinvolved Parenting Differentially Predict Outcomes in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes. Health Psychology. Manuscript accepted for publication.

Gruhn, M., Dunbar, J., Watson, K., Reising, M., McKee, L., Forehand, R., Cole, D., & Compas, B. (2016). Testing Specificity Among Parents’ Depressive Symptoms, Parenting, and Child Internalizing and Externalizing Symptoms. Journal of Family Psychology. Manuscript accepted for publication.

Lord, J. L. Young, M., Gruhn, M., Grey, M., Delamater, A., & Jaser, S. (2015). Effect of Race and Marital Status on Mothers' Observed Parenting and Adolescent Adjustment in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes. Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

Young, M. T., Lord, J. H., Patel, N. J., Gruhn, M. A., & Jaser, S. S. (2014). Good Cop, Bad Cop: Quality of Parental Involvement in Type 1 Diabetes Management in Youth. Current Diabetes Reports, 14, 1-12.

Compas, B. E., Jaser, S. S., Dunbar, J. P., Watson, K. H., Bettis, A. H., Gruhn, M. A., & Williams, E. K. (2014). Coping and emotion regulation from childhood to early adulthood: Points of convergence and divergence. Australian journal of psychology, 66, 71-81.

Compas, B. E., Jaser, S., Dunbar, J., Watson, K., Bettis, A., Gruhn, M., & Williams, E. Coping, Emotion Regulation and Internalizing and Externalizing Problems in Childhood and Adolescence. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Symposium Presentations:

Gruhn, M., Lord, J., & Jaser, S. (2014, November). Effect of Mothers’ Observed Parenting on Adolescents’ Psychological and Metabolic Adjustment in Type 1 Diabetes. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Gruhn, M., Thigpen, J., Dunbar, J., Watson, K., Forehand, R., & Compas, B. (2014, November). Emotional Caretaking and Internalizing Symptoms in Children of Depressed Parents: The Potential Cost of Caring. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Compas, B., Dunbar, J., Watson, K., Bettis, A., Gruhn, M., McKee, L., & Forehand, R. (2014, October). Prevention of Depression in Offspring of Depressed Parents: Mechanisms of Change. Symposium conducted at the meeting of American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Diego, CA. 

Poster Presentations: 

Gruhn, M., Bettis, A., Forehand, R., & Compas, B. (2015, November). Resilience in Children of Parents with a History of Depression: Associations of Coping with Positive and Negative Affect. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Gruhn, M., Dunbar, J., Watson, K., Bettis, A., Forehand, R., & Compas, B. (2015, May). Understanding Discrepancies in Parent-Child Reports in the Context of Parental Depression. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Gruhn, M., Dunbar, J., Watson, K., Forehand, R., & Compas, B. (2014, November). Depression and Parenting: The Effect of Marital Status, Race, and Hostility on Internalizing and Externalizing Problems in Youth. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Gruhn, M., Watson, K., Dunbar, J., Reising, M., Forehand, R., & Compas, B. (2014, March) Depression and Parenting: The Role of Neighborhood Economic Disadvantage and Withdrawn Parenting on Adolescent Adjustment. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Bettis, A. Dunbar, J., Watson, K., Gruhn, M., Reising, M., Williams, E. & Compas, B. (2014, March). Parental Depression: Associations With Youth Executive Functioning and Internalizing Problems. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Gruhn, M., Watson, K., Dunbar, J., Reising, M., Forehand, R., & Compas, B. (2013, November). The Association of Withdrawn and Harsh Parenting with Child Adjustment for Children of Depressed Parents. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Gruhn, M., Bettis, A., Dunbar, J., Watson, K., Thompson, B., Forehand, R., & Compas, B.  (2013, April).  Growing up too fast:  Caretaking behaviors in children of depressed parents.  Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.