Etiology, Mechanisms, and Development of Adolescent Problem Behaviors
Monday, March 4, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
“Etiology, Mechanisms, and Development of Adolescent Problem Behaviors” Shawn Latendresse, Ph.D. Dr. Latendresse is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia
Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics. He received his PhD in Developmental Psychology in 2004 at Columbia University and an MS in Applied Statistics in 2003. Dr. Latendresse’s work
focuses on the role of parents in the vulnerability and protective processes at play in normative and atypical child/adolescent development. His quantitative focus has been on models of mechanisms
(mediation, moderation) and multivariant twin modeling.