Carolyn A McCarty

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A randomized trial of the Positive Thoughts and Action program for depression among early adolescents
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington and Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 42:554-63. 2013
  2. pmc Early adolescent growth in depression and conduct problem symptoms as predictors of later substance use impairment
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, University of Washington and Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98145, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:1041-51. 2013
  3. pmc Correlates of expressed emotion in mothers of clinically-referred youth: an examination of the five-minute speech sample
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Psychology, University of California, UCLA, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:759-68. 2002
  4. pmc Cognitive features associated with depressive symptoms in adolescence: directionality and specificity
    Carolyn A McCarty
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:147-58. 2007
  5. pmc Adolescent school failure predicts later depression among girls
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:180-7. 2008
  6. pmc Longitudinal associations among depression, obesity and alcohol use disorders in young adulthood
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:442-50. 2009
  7. pmc Adolescents with suicidal ideation: health care use and functioning
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98145, USA
    Acad Pediatr 11:422-6. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Parental emotional support and subsequent internalizing and externalizing problems among children
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:267-75. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Continuity of binge and harmful drinking from late adolescence to early adulthood
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115 8160, USA
    Pediatrics 114:714-9. 2004
  10. pmc Parent-child interactions in relation to critical and emotionally overinvolved expressed emotion (EE): is EE a proxy for behavior?
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 4920, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:83-93. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications32

  1. pmc A randomized trial of the Positive Thoughts and Action program for depression among early adolescents
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington and Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 42:554-63. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Early adolescent growth in depression and conduct problem symptoms as predictors of later substance use impairment
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, University of Washington and Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98145, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:1041-51. 2013
    ..The current study demonstrates that patterns of depression and conduct problems (e.g., growth vs. decreasing) are likely more important than the static levels at any particular point-in-time in relation to substance use risk. ..
  3. pmc Correlates of expressed emotion in mothers of clinically-referred youth: an examination of the five-minute speech sample
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Psychology, University of California, UCLA, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:759-68. 2002
    ..g., multiple positive comments about the son or daughter) may be normative and benign for parents and their juvenile children. Thus, EOI, as currently operationalized, may not be related to child psychopathology in the way CRIT is...
  4. pmc Cognitive features associated with depressive symptoms in adolescence: directionality and specificity
    Carolyn A McCarty
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:147-58. 2007
    ..Depressive symptoms also predicted more rejection sensitivity, whereas conduct problems predicted lower self-esteem...
  5. pmc Adolescent school failure predicts later depression among girls
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:180-7. 2008
    ..The present study tests a longitudinal cascade model of adolescent problems predicting depression into adulthood, while additionally testing for gender differences...
  6. pmc Longitudinal associations among depression, obesity and alcohol use disorders in young adulthood
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:442-50. 2009
    ..This study examined concurrent and prospective relations between clinical depression, obesity and alcohol use disorders during young adulthood to better understand common etiology and the progression of co-occurrence...
  7. pmc Adolescents with suicidal ideation: health care use and functioning
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98145, USA
    Acad Pediatr 11:422-6. 2011
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  8. ncbi request reprint Parental emotional support and subsequent internalizing and externalizing problems among children
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:267-75. 2005
    ..This study discusses the importance of very early parental emotional support in promoting positive child development...
  9. ncbi request reprint Continuity of binge and harmful drinking from late adolescence to early adulthood
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115 8160, USA
    Pediatrics 114:714-9. 2004
    ..To test the hypothesis that late adolescent drinking behavior (ages 17-20) is associated with harmful and binge drinking in early adulthood (ages 30-31)...
  10. pmc Parent-child interactions in relation to critical and emotionally overinvolved expressed emotion (EE): is EE a proxy for behavior?
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 4920, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:83-93. 2004
    ..We conclude that high parental CRIT can be used as an index of problematic parent-child interactions...
  11. pmc Mediators of the relation between maternal depressive symptoms and child internalizing and disruptive behavior disorders
    Carolyn A McCarty
    University of Washington, Child Health Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Seattle, WA 98195 4920, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:545-56. 2003
    ..Gender and race were tested as moderators, but significant model differences did not emerge between boys and girls or between African American and Caucasian youths...
  12. pmc Effects of psychotherapy for depression in children and adolescents: what we can (and can't) learn from meta-analysis and component profiling
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4920, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:879-86. 2007
  13. pmc Developmental consistency in associations between depressive symptoms and alcohol use in early adolescence
    Carolyn A McCarty
    University of Washington and Seattle Children s Hospital, Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:444-53. 2012
    ..The current study examined whether the associations between depressive symptoms and alcohol use were similar in valence and magnitude over a 4-year period in early adolescence...
  14. pmc Effects of childhood conduct problems and family adversity on health, health behaviors, and service use in early adulthood: tests of developmental pathways involving adolescent risk taking and depression
    Todd I Herrenkohl
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 22:655-65. 2010
    ..Developmental patterns found in these data offer implications for future research and prevention...
  15. pmc Predictors of persistence after a positive depression screen among adolescents
    Laura P Richardson
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e1541-8. 2012
    ..To examine predictors of depression persistence after a positive screening test to inform management protocols for screened youth...
  16. pmc Mental health disorders and long-term opioid use among adolescents and young adults with chronic pain
    Laura P Richardson
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:553-8. 2012
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  17. pmc Emotional health predictors of substance use initiation during middle school
    Carolyn A McCarty
    University of Washington and Seattle Children s Hospital, Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, M S CW8 6, P O Box 5371, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:351-7. 2012
    ..Future research examining anxiety as a predictor of substance use should distinguish between subtypes of anxiety...
  18. pmc Depressive symptoms in adolescence: the association with multiple health risk behaviors
    Wayne Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:233-9. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint Prevention of deaths from harmful drinking in the United States: the potential effects of tax increases and advertising bans on young drinkers
    William Hollingworth
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:300-8. 2006
    ..In this study, we estimate the impact of interventions to reduce the prevalence of drinking among youth on subsequent drinking patterns and alcohol-attributable mortality...
  20. pmc Callous-unemotional traits as unique prospective risk factors for substance use in early adolescent boys and girls
    Brian T Wymbs
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, 2001 8th Ave, Suite 600 M S CW8 6, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:1099-110. 2012
    ..Study findings highlight the importance of accounting for CD symptoms and gender when examining links between CU traits and substance use in early adolescence...
  21. pmc Can patterns of alcohol use disorder in young adulthood help explain gender differences in depression?
    Jungeun Olivia Lee
    Social Development Research Group, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:1071-7. 2012
    ..To test whether gender differences in the prevalence of major depressive disorder differ by longitudinal patterns of alcohol use disorder symptoms...
  22. pmc Evaluation of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 Item for detecting major depression among adolescents
    Laura P Richardson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 126:1117-23. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the performance characteristics and validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 Item (PHQ-9) as a screening tool for depression among adolescents...
  23. pmc Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and telemental health
    Nancy B Palmer
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 12:409-17. 2010
    ..This article reviews the status of child and adolescent telepsychiatry, with particular focus on its potential to improve the care and outcomes of underserved populations of youth diagnosed with ADHD...
  24. pmc What clinical differences distinguish depressed teens with and without comorbid externalizing problems?
    Carol M Rockhill
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:444-7. 2013
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  25. pmc Trends in the prescription of opioids for adolescents with non-cancer pain
    Laura P Richardson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:423-8. 2011
    ..The goal of the current study is to examine trends and factors associated with prescription opioid use among adolescents with common non-cancer pain (NCP) conditions, sampled from two contrasting populations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Abusive parents' reports of child behavior problems: relationship to observed parent-child interactions
    Anna S Lau
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 9511563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:639-55. 2006
    ..We evaluated the hypothesis that abusive parents' reports may exaggerate rates of child behavior problems in a clinical sample...
  27. doi request reprint Child and adolescent telepsychiatry: variations in utilization, referral patterns and practice trends
    Kathleen M Myers
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 16:128-33. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint Mortality attributable to harmful drinking in the United States, 2000
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, and the Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115 8160, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:530-6. 2004
    ..This study provides updated information on the number of deaths in the United States attributable to harmful drinking...
  29. ncbi request reprint Early television exposure and subsequent attentional problems in children
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 113:708-13. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that early television exposure (at ages 1 and 3) is associated with attentional problems at age 7...
  30. pmc Feasibility of the positive thoughts and actions prevention program for middle schoolers at risk for depression
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Seattle Children s Hospital and University of Washington, Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 500, MS MPW 8 1 Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Depress Res Treat 2011:241386. 2011
    ..This preliminary research highlights a need for further testing of programs for school-based prevention of depression and promotion of positive emotional health...
  31. pmc Effects of psychotherapy for depression in children and adolescents: a meta-analysis
    John R Weisz
    Judge Baker Children s Center, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02120 3225, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:132-49. 2006
    ..Youth depression treatments appear to produce effects that are significant but modest in their strength, breadth, and durability...
  32. pmc Youth depression in the family context: familial risk factors and models of treatment
    Janay B Sander
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 8:203-19. 2005
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of the implications of these findings and directions for further research...

Research Grants3

  1. Prevention of Depression Among Pre-Adolescent Youth
    CAROLYN MC CARTY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data collected will form the basis for a future R-01 research proposal to study an expanded application of the prevention program that will be generated. ..
  2. The Role of Depression in the development of Alcohol Problems Among Adolescents
    CAROLYN A MC CARTY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research is responsive to NIAAA's Underage Drinking Research Initiative, as well as the Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking. ..