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Nancy Kassam-Adams, Ph.D.

Nancy Kassam-Adams, Ph.D.

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Research Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3535 Market Street - Suite 1150
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3118
Fax: 215-590-5425
BA (Psychology)
Johns Hopkins University, 1979.
MS (Counseling)
Johns Hopkins University, 1981.
MEd (Clinical Psychology)
University of Virginia, 1992.
PhD (Clinical Psychology)
University of Virginia, 1995.
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Selected Publications

Kassam-Adams, N, Palmieri, P, Rork, K, Delahanty, D, Kenardy, J, Kohser, K, Landolt, M, Le Brocque, R, Marsac, M, Meiser-Stedman, R, Nixon, R, Bui, E, McGrath, C: Acute stress symptoms in children: Results from an international data archive. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 51: 812-20, August 2012.

Kassam-Adams, N., Felipe Garcia-Espana, J., Marsac, M. L., Kohser, K., Baxt, C., Nance, M., Winston, F. K.: A pilot randomized controlled trial assessing secondary prevention of traumatic stress integrated into pediatric trauma care. Journal of Traumatic Stress 24(3): 252-9, 2011.

Marsac, M. L., Kassam-Adams, N., Hildenbrand, A. K., Kohser, K., Winston, F. K.: After the injury: Initial evaluation of a web-based intervention for parents of injured children. Health Education Research 26(1): 1-12, 2011.

Richmond, T. S., Ackerson, T., Ruzek, J., Wiebe, D., Winston, F., Kassam-Adams, N.: A predictive screener for depression & PTSD after physical injury. Injury Prevention 16: A76-A77, 2010.

Kassam-Adams, N., Marsac, M. L., Winston, F. K.: Preventing traumatic stress after child injury: Development of a website for parents. Internet Use in the Aftermath of Trauma. Alain Brunet, Andrea R. Ashbaugh, & Christophe F. Herbert (eds.). IOS Press, Page: 157-178, 2010.

Kassam-Adams, N., Marsac, M. L., Cirilli, C.: Posttraumatic stress disorder symptom structure in injured children: Functional impairment and depression symptoms in a confirmatory factor analysis. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 49(6): 616-625, 2010.

Kassam-Adams, N., Fleisher, C. L., Winston, F. K.: Acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder in parents of injured children. Journal of Traumatic Stress 22(4): 294-302, 2009.

Kazak, A.E., Kassam-Adams, N., Schneider, S., Zelikovsky, N., Alderfer, M.A., Rourke, M.: An integrative model of pediatric medical traumatic stress. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 31(4): 343-355, 2006.

Kassam-Adams, N.: The acute stress checklist for children (ASC-Kids): Development of a child self-report measure. Journal of Traumatic Stress 19(1): 129-139, 2006.

Horowitz, L., Kassam-Adams, N., Bergstein, J.: Mental health aspects of emergency medical services for children: Summary of a consensus conference. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 26(8): 491-502, 2001.

Kassam-Adams, N, Newman, E: The reactions to research participation questionnaires for children and parents (RRPQ-C and RRPQ-P). General Hospital Psychiatry 24: 336-342, 2002.

Winston, F. K., Kassam-Adams, N., Garcia-Espana, F., Ittenbach, R., Cnaan, A.: Screening for risk of persistent posttraumatic stress in injured children and their parents. Journal of the American Medical Association 290(5): 643-649, 2003.

Kassam-Adams, N., Winston, F. K.: Predicting child PTSD: The relationship between acute stress disorder and PTSD in injured children. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 43(4): 403-411, 2004.

Kassam-Adams, N., Garcia-EspaƱa, J., Fein, J., Winston, F. K.: Heart rate and posttraumatic stress in injured children. Archives of General Psychiatry 62: 335-340, 2005.

Kassam-Adams, N., Newman, E.: Child and parent reactions to participation in clinical research. General Hospital Psychiatry 27(1): 29-35, 2005.

Kassam-Adams, N., Garcia-Espana, J. F., Miller, V. A., Winston, F.: Parent-child agreement regarding children's acute stress: The role of parent acute stress reactions. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 45(12): 1485-1493, 2006.

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