Kari Freeman Baber, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard, 7NW57
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-7562
B.S. (Psychology)
Bowling Green State University, 2002.
M.S. (Clinical Child Psychology)
Vanderbilt University, 2004.
PhD (Clinical Child Psychology)
Vanderbilt University, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Baber, K.F. & Rodriguez, K.A. : Cognitive behavior therapy for functional abdominal pain disorders. In Cognitive behavior therapy for coping with pediatric medical conditions R.D. Friedberg & J.K. Paternostro (eds.). New York: Springer. Page: 201-217, 2019.

Grossman, A.B., Webster, J.B. & Baber, K.F.: Constipation in Children and Adolescents Pediatric Update 39, November 2018.

Waters, A.M., Schilpzand, E., Bell, C., Walker, L.S. & Baber, K. : Functional gastrointestinal symptoms in children with anxiety disorders. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 41(1): 151-163, 2013.

Beck, A.T., Haigh, E.A.P & Baber, K.F. : Biological underpinnings of the cognitive model of depression: A prototype for psychoanalytic research The Psychoanalytic Review 99(4): 515-537, 2012.

Beck, J.E., Lipani, T. A., Baber, K.F., Dufton, L., Garber, J., Smith, C.A. & Walker, L.S.: Attentional bias to pain and social threat in pediatric patients with functional abdominal pain and pain-free youth before and after performance evaluation. Pain 152(5): 1061-1067, 2011.

Baber, K.F., Anderson, J., Puzanovova, M. & Walker, L.S. : Rome II versus Rome III classification of functional gastrointestinal disorders in pediatric chronic abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 47(3): 299-302, 2008.

Walker, L.S., Baber, K.F., Garber, J. & Smith, C.A.: A typology of pain coping strategies in pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain. Pain 137: 266-275, 2008.

Claar, R.L., Baber, K.F., Simons, L.E., Logan, D.E. & Walker, L.S.: Pain coping profiles in adolescents with chronic pain. Pain 140(2): 368-375, 2008.

Langer, S. L., Walker, L. S., Baber, K. F., Whitehead, W. E., Romano, J., Christie, D. L., et al.: Gastrointestinal symptoms that differentiate pediatric FD from IBS Gastroenterology 134(4): A-418, 2008.

Greco, L.A., Freeman, K.E., & Dufton, L.M.: Overt and relational victimization among children with frequent abdominal pain: links to social skills, academic functioning and health service use. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 32(3): 319-327, 2007 Notes: Note: K.E. Freeman was my name prior to marriage.

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