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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Research Output

Coercive Parenting Mediates the Relationship between Military Fathers’ Emotion Regulation and children’s Adjustment

Zhang, J., Palmer, A., Zhang, N. & Gewirtz, A. H., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Mothering under political violence: Post-traumatic symptoms, observed maternal parenting practices and child externalising behaviour

    Zamir, O., Gewirtz, A. H., Dekel, R., Lavi, T. & Tangir, G., Feb 1 2020, In : International Journal of Psychology. 55, 1, p. 123-132 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Trait Mindfulness and Anger in the Family: A Dyadic Analysis of Male Service Members and their Female Partners

    Zhang, N., Piehler, T. F., Gewirtz, A. H., Zamir, O. & Snyder, J. J., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of marital and family therapy. 46, 1, p. 15-29 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 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
  • 3 Scopus citations