Rachel A Vaughn-Coaxum, PhD

Rachel A Vaughn-Coaxum, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Harvard University Clinical Psychology
UPMC Western Psychiatric HospitalClinical Psychology
University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineClinical Research Training for Psychologists

Research Interests

Development and treatment of youth depression; Engagement of depression treatment targets
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Vaughn-Coaxum RA, Dhawan N, Sheridan MA, Hart MJ & Weisz JR. (in press). Dimensions of adversity in association with adolescents depression symptoms: distinct moderating roles of cognitive and autonomic function. Development & Psychopathology. doi: 10.1017/S0954579419001172. PubMed PMID: 31845636
  2. Lindhiem O, Vaughn-Coaxum RA., Higa J, Harris JL,, Kolk, DJ & Pilkonis PA. (in press) Development and validation of the Parenting Skill Use Diary (PSUD) in a nationally representative sample. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2020.1716366. PubMed PMID: 32027540
  3. Weisz JR., Vaughn-Coaxum RA, Evans SC, Lee E, Thomassin KT, Hersh J, Ng MY, ...Raftery-Helmer J. (in press). Efficient monitoring of treatment response during youth psychotherapy: Development and psychometric assessment of the Behavior and Feelings Survey. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2018.1547973. PubMed PMID: 30657721
  4. Vaughn-Coaxum RA, Wang Y, Kiely J, Weisz JR, & Dunn EC. (2018). Associations between trauma type, timing, and accumulation on current coping behaviors in adolescents: Results from a large, population-based sample. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 47(4), 842-858. doi:10.1007/s10964-017-0693-5. PubMed PMID: 28555292