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Selected Publications

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Turnamian, M. R., & Liu, R. T. (2023). Gender identity and expression in relation to depression and anxiety in racial and ethnic minority youth: Evaluations of intersectionality in a population-based study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 339, 219-226. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2023.07.023          [PDF]

Levin, R. Y., & Liu, R. T. (2021). Life stress, early maltreatment, and prospective associations with depression and anxiety in preadolescent children: A six-year, multi-wave study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 278, 276–279.          [PDF]


Liu, R. T., Rowan-Nash, A. D., Sheehan, A. E., Walsh, R. F. L., Sanzari, C. M., Korry, B. J., & Belenky, P. (2020). Reductions in anti-inflammatory gut bacteria are associated with depression in a sample of young adults. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 88, 308–324.          [PDF]


Bettis, A. H., & Liu, R. T. (2019). Population-based analysis of temporal trends in the prevalence of depressed mood among sexual minority and heterosexual youths from 1999 through 2017. JAMA Pediatrics, 173, 1201–1203.          [PDF]


Liu, R. T., Walsh, R. F. L., & Sheehan, A. E. (2019). Prebiotics and probiotics for depression and anxiety: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 102, 13–23.          [PDF]


Burke, T. A., Anne McArthur, B., Daryanani, I., Abramson, L. Y., & Alloy, L. B. (2018). Latent classes of trait affect and cognitive affective regulation strategies are associated with depression, non-suicidal self-injury, and well-being. Journal of Affective Disorders, 225, 180–187.          [PDF]


Liu R. T. (2017). Childhood adversities and depression in adulthood: Current findings and future directions. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 24, 140–153.          [PDF]


Liu R. T. (2016). Taxometric evidence of a dimensional latent structure for depression in an epidemiological sample of children and adolescents. Psychological Medicine, 46, 1265–1275.          [PDF]


Burke, T. A., Hamilton, J. L., Abramson, L. Y., & Alloy, L. B. (2015). Non-suicidal self-injury prospectively predicts interpersonal stressful life events and depressive symptoms among adolescent girls. Psychiatry Research, 228, 416–424.          [PDF]


Liu, R. T., Kleiman, E. M., Nestor, B. A., & Cheek, S. M. (2015). The hopelessness theory of depression: A quarter-century in review. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 22, 345–365.          [PDF]


Liu, R. T., & Alloy, L. B. (2010). Stress generation in depression: A systematic review of the empirical literature and recommendations for future study. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 582–593.          [PDF]


Liu, R. T., Alloy, L. B., Abramson, L. Y., Iacoviello, B. M., & Whitehouse, W. G. (2009). Emotional maltreatment and depression: prospective prediction of depressive episodes. Depression and Anxiety, 26, 174–181.          [PDF]

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