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Selected Publications

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Names of lab PIs are bolded black.

Names of interns and post-docs are bolded dark blue.

Names of clinical research coordinators and other research assistants are bolded light blue.

Mac Giollabhui, N., Lowry, C. A., Nyer, M., Foster, S. L., Liu, R. T., Smith, D. G., Cole, S. P., Mason, A. E., Mischoulon, D., & Raison, C. L. (2024). Preliminary evidence that the antidepressant effect of whole-body hyperthermia is associated with the classical interleukin-6 signaling pathway. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 119, 801-806. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2024.04.040        [PDF]

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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