Three Questions Frame Our Research

1
What are the changes in emotional reactivity and regulation that occur from middle childhood through adolescence?
2
How do these processes go awry in youth who develop anxiety and/or depressive disorders?
3
How can this research be leveraged to improve prevention and intervention approaches for these disorders?

Lab Director

Lab Director

Jennifer S Silk, PhD

Jennifer Silk joined the University of Pittsburgh faculty in 2005 and is a Professor in the Department of Psychology.  Her research focuses on factors involved in the etiology and treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders in adolescents.

FEND News

2021 - Congratulations to FEND Lab's former affiliated post-doctoral scholar for becoming an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Rutgers University! Check out her website here: thehamiltonlab.org

2020 - Congratulations to Dr. Mary Woody for passing all licensure exams and becoming a licensed psychologist!

2020 - Congratulations to FEND Lab Affiliated Faculty Dr. Mary Woody for Receiving the Career Development Leadership Program Award at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America!