Abigail Gewirtz

Lindahl Leadership Professor, Family Social Science & Institute of Child Development, Director, Institute for Translational Research in Children's Mental Health

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Research interests

Topics of research interest include development, effectiveness testing, and implementation of targeted prevention programs that promote child resilience among highly stressed families including those affected by military deployment, and war.

External Positions

Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Psychology

Jul 1 2017 → …

Research interests

  • resilience
  • parenting
  • military

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Projects 2004 2023

Research Output 2000 2020

homeless family
Child Behavior
Homeless Youth
3 Citations (Scopus)

Does Giving Parents Their Choice of Interventions for Child Behavior Problems Improve Child Outcomes?

Gewirtz, A., Lee, S. S., August, G. & He, Y., Jan 15 2019, In : Prevention Science. 20, 1, p. 78-88 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Child Behavior
Precision Medicine
2 Citations (Scopus)

Implementing an Evidence-Based Intervention for Children in Europe: Evaluating the Full-Transfer Approach

Sigmarsdóttir, M., Forgatch, M. S., Guðmundsdóttir, E. V., Thorlacius, Ö., Svendsen, G. T., Tjaden, J. & Gewirtz, A., Mar 29 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. 48, sup1, p. S312-S325

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adolescent Behavior
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Precision Medicine
Biomedical Technology
Empirical Research
Health Education
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Call for Theoretically Informed and Empirically Validated Military Family Interventions

Gewirtz, A., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Family Theory and Review. 10, 3, p. 587-601 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Reproducibility of Results
Military Family