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Jocelyn Carter

  • jcarter9@depaul.edu
  • Director of Clinical Training, Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology
  • ​​​PhD​​​
  • Psychology
  • (773) 325-4840
  • ​​​Byrne Hall, Room 531​​​       
​​​Website:​​ http://healthyfamilieslab.wordpress.com/

Education
PhD, Vanderbilt University, 2008
MS, Vanderbilt University, 2004
BA, Yale University, 2002 

Major Areas of Interest
  • Child clinical and pediatric psychology
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Adolescent development
  • Parenting
  • Family and peer relationships
  • Stress and coping in chronic illness
  • Trauma
  • Prevention and intervention
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Group and family therapy
Representative Sample of Publications
Carter, J. S. (2018). Stress and self-esteem in adolescence predict physical activity and sedentary behavior in adulthood. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 14, 90-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mhpa.2018.02.005

Schneider, K. L., Carter, J. S., Putnam, C., Keeney, J., DeCator D. D., Kern, D., & Aylward, L. (2018). Correlates of active-video game use in children. Games for Health. 10. 1089/g4h.2017.0070

Carter, J. S., Karczewski, S., DeCator, D. D., & Gollowell, A. M. (2016). Ethnic differences in impact of physical activity program on psychological symptoms in youth. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 14, 1-24. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2016-0450

Karczewski, S., Carter, J.S., DeCator, D. D. (2016). The role of ethnicity in school-based obesity intervention for school-aged children: A pilot evaluation. Journal of School Health, 86, 778-786. https://doi.org/10.1111/josh.12433

DeCator, D. D., Carter, J. S., & Schneider, K. L. (2016). Brief Report: Family meals, obesogenic factors, and depressive symptoms in youth. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 10, 1-3.

Carter, J. S., Dellucci, T., Turek, C., & Mir, S. (2015). Predicting depressive symptoms and weight gain from adolescence to adulthood: Stressors and the role of protective factors. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44, 2122 – 2140.  

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