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Carol K. Whalen

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Professor, Psychological Science
School of Social Ecology
Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior
School of Medicine

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Phone: (949) 824-6488, 5574
Fax: (949) 824-3002

University of California, Irvine
Psychology and Social Behavior
3393 Social Ecology Building II
Mail Code: 7085
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
child and adolescent psychopathology, ADHD across the life span, developmental health psychology, pharmacotherapy
Research Abstract
Developmental psychopathology and therapies, with a focus on attention-deficit /hyperactivity disorders (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. Ongoing research involves the use of electronic diary (PDA) methodologies to study social interactions, moods, cognitions, action patterns, and work productivity in everyday life. Additional research interests include stress and health in children and adolescents; the development of health-promoting versus health-risking behavior patterns; teen tobacco use and dependence; and how young people think, worry, and make decisions about their own health.
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