Jennifer S Silk

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' emotion regulation in daily life: links to depressive symptoms and problem behavior
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, USA
    Child Dev 74:1869-80. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood cohesion as a buffer against hostile maternal parenting
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:135-46. 2004
  3. pmc Expressed emotion in mothers of currently depressed, remitted, high-risk, and low-risk youth: links to child depression status and longitudinal course
    Jennifer S Silk
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:36-47. 2009
  4. pmc Daily emotional dynamics in depressed youth: a cell phone ecological momentary assessment study
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:241-57. 2011
  5. pmc "I won, but I'm not getting my hopes up": depression moderates the relationship of outcomes and reward anticipation
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatry Res 194:393-5. 2011
  6. pmc "You can do it!": The role of parental encouragement of bravery in child anxiety treatment
    Jennifer S Silk
    University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 27:439-46. 2013
  7. pmc Sustained neural alterations in anxious youth performing an attentional bias task: a pupilometry study
    Rebecca B Price
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:22-30. 2013
  8. pmc Pediatric functional magnetic resonance neuroimaging: tactics for encouraging task compliance
    Michael W Schlund
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 7:10. 2011
  9. pmc Children's affect expression and frontal EEG asymmetry: transactional associations with mothers' depressive symptoms
    Erika E Forbes
    WPIC Loeffler 319, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:207-21. 2008
  10. pmc Mother-child interactions in depressed children and children at high risk and low risk for future depression
    Laura J Dietz
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:574-82. 2008

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' emotion regulation in daily life: links to depressive symptoms and problem behavior
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, USA
    Child Dev 74:1869-80. 2003
    ..g., denial) or involuntary engagement (e.g., rumination) was less effective in regulating negative affect, and greater use of these strategies was related to higher levels of depressive symptoms and problem behavior...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood cohesion as a buffer against hostile maternal parenting
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:135-46. 2004
    ..Findings highlight the protective effect of neighborhood social cohesion and the utility of including young children's perspectives in research on neighborhoods and families...
  3. pmc Expressed emotion in mothers of currently depressed, remitted, high-risk, and low-risk youth: links to child depression status and longitudinal course
    Jennifer S Silk
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:36-47. 2009
    ..Higher initial critical expressed emotion was associated with a greater likelihood of having a future onset of a depressive episode in high-risk and depressed participants. Diagnostic groups did not differ in Emotional Overinvolvement...
  4. pmc Daily emotional dynamics in depressed youth: a cell phone ecological momentary assessment study
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:241-57. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc "I won, but I'm not getting my hopes up": depression moderates the relationship of outcomes and reward anticipation
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatry Res 194:393-5. 2011
    ..This finding has implications for understanding the developmental pathophysiology of MDD and suggests specific contexts where altered motivational system functioning may play a role in maintaining depression...
  6. pmc "You can do it!": The role of parental encouragement of bravery in child anxiety treatment
    Jennifer S Silk
    University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 27:439-46. 2013
    ..Encouragement of bravery increased from pre- to post-treatment for youth who received CBT but not CCT, and pre-treatment encouragement of bravery predicted a better response to treatment, particularly for youth receiving CBT. ..
  7. pmc Sustained neural alterations in anxious youth performing an attentional bias task: a pupilometry study
    Rebecca B Price
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:22-30. 2013
    ..We investigated early, intermediate, and sustained forms of bias using behavioral measures and pupillary reactivity, an index of cognitive and affective load, to gain insight into potential neurocognitive targets for early intervention...
  8. pmc Pediatric functional magnetic resonance neuroimaging: tactics for encouraging task compliance
    Michael W Schlund
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 7:10. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Children's affect expression and frontal EEG asymmetry: transactional associations with mothers' depressive symptoms
    Erika E Forbes
    WPIC Loeffler 319, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:207-21. 2008
    ..Findings suggest that akin to other interpersonal stressors, children's affective characteristics may contribute to maternal depressive symptoms...
  10. pmc Mother-child interactions in depressed children and children at high risk and low risk for future depression
    Laura J Dietz
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:574-82. 2008
    ..To compare mother-child interactions and parenting styles in families of children with major depressive disorder, youths at high risk for depression, and healthy controls...
  11. pmc Altered striatal activation predicting real-world positive affect in adolescent major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Loeffler 319, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:64-73. 2009
    ..The authors tested differences in reward-related brain function in healthy and depressed adolescents, and the authors examined direct links between reward-related brain function and positive mood that occurred in real-world contexts...
  12. pmc Weekend-weekday advances in sleep timing are associated with altered reward-related brain function in healthy adolescents
    Brant P Hasler
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychol 91:334-41. 2012
    ..We speculate that circadian misalignment associated with weekend shifts in sleep timing may contribute to reward-related problems such as depression and substance abuse...
  13. pmc Emotional reactivity and regulation in anxious and nonanxious youth: a cell-phone ecological momentary assessment study
    PATRICIA Z TAN
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:197-206. 2012
    ..However, no study has examined anxious youth's emotional reactivity and regulation in real-world contexts...
  14. pmc Nothing to fear? Neural systems supporting avoidance behavior in healthy youths
    Michael W Schlund
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    Neuroimage 52:710-9. 2010
    ..The present approach may offer developmental affective neuroscience a conceptual and methodological framework for investigating avoidance in childhood anxiety...
  15. pmc Pubertal changes in emotional information processing: pupillary, behavioral, and subjective evidence during emotional word identification
    Jennifer S Silk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:7-26. 2009
    ..These results provide physiological, behavioral, and subjective evidence consistent with a model of puberty-specific changes in neurobehavioral systems underpinning emotional reactivity...
  16. pmc Affective functioning among early adolescents at high and low familial risk for depression and their mothers: a focus on individual and transactional processes across contexts
    Dana L McMakin
    School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, 322 Loeffler Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:1213-25. 2011
    ..transactional processes (e.g., negative escalation). Findings are discussed in concert with attention to affect flexibility, contextual and transactional factors...
  17. pmc Pupillary reactivity to emotional information in child and adolescent depression: links to clinical and ecological measures
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1873-80. 2007
    ....
  18. pmc A longitudinal study of childhood depression and anxiety in relation to weight gain
    Dana L Rofey
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Weight Management and Wellness Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:517-26. 2009
    ..The major finding that depression and anxiety are associated with increased BMI percentiles in a non-obese sample suggests that childhood psychopathology is an important factor that should be carefully monitored...
  19. pmc Impact of inflammatory bowel disease and high-dose steroid exposure on pupillary responses to negative information in pediatric depression
    Neil P Jones
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:151-7. 2011
    ..In systemic inflammation, proinflammatory cytokines have been implicated in altering activity in brain regions known to affect emotion processing and emotion regulation in depression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression, child frontal asymmetry, and child affective behavior as factors in child behavior problems
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:79-87. 2006
    ..Despite findings that parent depression increases children's risk for internalizing and externalizing problems, little is known about other factors that combine with parent depression to contribute to behavior problems...
  21. doi request reprint Fearful faces influence attentional control processes in anxious youth and adults
    Cecile D Ladouceur
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Schoolof Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Emotion 9:855-64. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that anxious individuals, particularly younger ones, exhibit difficulty resisting interference from threat-related stimuli when greater attentional resources are being recruited...
  22. ncbi request reprint Resilience among children and adolescents at risk for depression: Mediation and moderation across social and neurobiological contexts
    Jennifer S Silk
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:841-65. 2007
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion of clinical implications of this approach...
  23. pmc Using ecological momentary assessment to determine media use by individuals with and without major depressive disorder
    Brian A Primack
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:360-5. 2011
    ..To use ecological momentary assessment techniques to measure the association of major depressive disorder (MDD) with media use...
  24. ncbi request reprint Emotion regulation strategies in offspring of childhood-onset depressed mothers
    Jennifer S Silk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:69-78. 2006
    ..This study examines emotion regulation strategies used by children of mothers with childhood-onset depression (COD) and children of never-depressed mothers (NCOD)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression and child internalizing: the moderating role of child emotion regulation
    Jennifer S Silk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:116-26. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that generating positive affect in the face of a potential frustration may be a protective ER strategy for children at risk for depression...
  26. doi request reprint Vagal tone and temperament as predictors of emotion regulation strategies in young children
    Aimee K Santucci
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Suite 600, 230 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 50:205-16. 2008
    ..Overall, the findings are consistent with models of vagal tone and temperament as markers of individual differences in ER...
  27. pmc Developmental trajectories of anxiety symptoms among boys across early and middle childhood
    Xin Feng
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:32-47. 2008
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the mechanisms of risk factors and implications for early identification and prevention...