Jessie B Northrup, PhD
Education & Training
- Northrup JB, Goodwin M, Montrenes J, Vezzoli J, Golt J, Peura CB, Siegel M & Mazefsky C (2020). Observed emotional reactivity in response to frustration tasks in psychiatrically hospitalized youth with ASD. Autism, special issue: Mental Health Across the Lifespan, 24 (4), 968-982.
- Northrup JB, Leezenbaum NB & Campbell SB (2020) Observed social-emotional behavior in early toddlerhood as predictors of later autism spectrum disorder diagnosis, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Online First Publication.
- Northrup JB & Iverson JM (2020) Multi-modal coordination of vocal and gaze behavior in mother-infant dyads across the first year of life. Infancy, 25, 952-972.
A Naturalistic Study of Emotion Dysregulation, Self-injurious Behavior & Aggression in Autistic Youth
Investigators including Jessie Northrup, PhD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry), and Carla Mazefsky, PhD (Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology), from Pitt Psychiatry, have conducted a study of how emotion dysregulation—challenges in modulating the intensity and duration of emotional reactions—may relate to aggressive or self-injurious behaviors in autistic individuals. The study, published in Autism Research...
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Promotes Jessie Northrup, PhD, to Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
We are pleased to announce that Jessie Northrup, PhD, has been promoted to Assistant Professor of Psychiatry by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Northrup earned her PhD in clinical and developmental psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, and conducted her clinical psychology internship at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. Her research focuses on emotion regulation in individuals with...
The Department of Psychiatry Welcomes New Faculty Members
The Department of Psychiatry extends a warm welcome to four new faculty members: Traci Kennedy, PhD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry) Dr. Kennedy earned her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan, having completed her psychology internship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She then received postdoctoral training in child & adolescent psychiatry at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine...