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Chavis A. Patterson, Ph.D.

Chavis A. Patterson, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neonatology, 2 Main, Room 2NW59A
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1653
Fax: 215-590-3051
B.S. (Psychology)
Tufts University, 1985.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
American University, 1994.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
American University, 1996.
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Selected Publications

Geller, P.A., Perelman, A., Patterson, C.A., Bonacquisti, A.: Understanding the mental health needs of mothers in the NICU: Results from a quantitative study. In P.A. Geller & A. Bonacquisti (Co-chairs), Challenges to women's behavioral and psychosocial wellness during the perinatal period. Symposium presented at the 122nd annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. August 2014.

Kunkel, K., Barkman, D., Patterson, C. A., Truitt, E. : Promise of partnership in the NIICU: Setting the stage for success. Presented at the 38th Annual Conference, National Association of Perinatal Social Workers, San Antonio, TX. May 2014.

Patterson, C. A., Geller, P. A., Friesen, J., Abdo, M. : Support needs for NICU dads. Presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Conference, Philadelphia, PA. March 2014.

Barakat, L. P., Daniel, L. C., Smith, K., Robinson, M. R., & Patterson, C. A.: Parental Problem-Solving Abilities and the Association of Sickle Cell Disease Complications with Health-Related Quality of Life for School-Age Children. Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings Page: 1-10, 2014.

Bonacquisti, A., Geller, P., Patterson, C. A. : The NICU Parent Survival Guide: A New Program to Address Parental Stress in the NICU. Optimizing Maternal Treatment to Improve Infant Outcomes, sponsored by the Asher Center for Research and Treatment of Depressive Disorders Presented at the Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, the Marcé International Society, and NASPOG. Chicago, IL. November 2013.

Bonacquisti, A., Geller, P., Patterson, C. A.: Parental Stress and Psychological Responses in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Presented at the 121st Annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI August 2013.

Cross, J., Patterson, C. : Building Blocks for a Successful Parent Led Peer Support Group. Presented at the 37th Annual Conference of the National Association of Perinatal Social Workers. Baltimore, MD. May 2013.

Barakat, LP, Patterson, C A, Mondestin, V, Chavez, V, Austin, T, Robinson, MR, Li, Y, Smith-Whitley, K, Cohen, R.: Initial development of a questionnaire evaluating perceived benefits and barriers to pediatric clinical trials participation. Contemporary clinical trials 34(2): 218-226, 2013.

Smith, K.E., Patterson, C.A., Szabo, M.M., Reem, T.A., Barakat, L.P.: Predictors of academic achievement for school-age children with sickle cell disease. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion 6(1): 5, 2013.

Patterson, C., Hinson, T., Geller, P., Mailey, J., Haimes, M., Kaur, R. : Assisting staff with stress in the neonatal intensive care unit. Presented as part of a symposium “Assessment and Intervention with Family and Staff in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit” at the Annual American Psychological Association, 120th Annual Convention. Orlando FL August 2012.

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