Alan E. Kazdin

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Alan E. Kadzin
Born (1945-01-24) January 24, 1945 (age 69)
Residence New Haven, Connecticut
Fields Psychology
Institutions Yale University
Alma mater San Jose State University, Northwestern University

Alan Edward Kazdin (born January 24, 1945[1]) is the John M. Musser Professor of Psychology and Child Psychiatry at Yale University and director of the Yale Parenting Center and Child Conduct Clinic.[2] Kazdin's research has focused primarily on the treatment of aggressive and antisocial behavior in children.[3]

In 2008, he served as the President of the American Psychological Association.[4]

Publications[edit]

Kazdin’s approximately 700 publications include 49 books that focus on interventions for children and adolescents, cognitive-behavioral treatment, parenting and child rearing, interpersonal violence, and methodology and research design.[5]His work on parenting and child rearing has been featured on CNN,[6] NPR,[7] PBS,[8] BBC,[9] and he has appeared on Good Morning America,[10] ABC News,[11] 20/20, The Dr. Phil Show,[12] and the Today Show.[13]

In addition to his own published work, Kazdin has been editor of six journals: Behavior Therapy (1979–83), Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (1985–90), Psychological Assessment (1989–91), Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice (1994–98), Current Directions in Psychological Science (1999–2004), and Clinical Psychological Science (since 2012). He was editor-in-chief of the eight-volume Encyclopedia of Psychology (2000, APA/Oxford University). Also, he has edited two book series: Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry (Sage Publications, 1983–99) and Current Perspectives in Psychology (Yale University Press, 2000–08), and co-edited a book series Advances in Clinical Child Psychology (with Benjamin Lahey, 1977–92).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alan Edward Kazdin". Contemporary Authors Online. November 11, 2007. Retrieved on December 18, 2010.
  2. ^ "Alan Kazdin, Ph.D ABPP, Center Director." The Yale Parenting Center, http://childconductclinic.yale.edu/kazdin.
  3. ^ "Alan E. Kazdin." Department of Psychology Faculty. http://psychology.yale.edu/faculty/alan-e-kazdin.
  4. ^ "Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D." http://alankazdin.com/dr-alan-kazdin/ Accessed 14 January 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Vita: Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D." http://alankazdin.com/pdfs/alan_kazdin_vita.pdf. Accessed 14 January 2014.
  6. ^ Hetter, Katia. "Punishment without spanking." CNN. http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/08/living/corporal-punishment/index.html?hpt=hp_bn8 8 November 2011.
  7. ^ Shute, Nancy. "Shop for a Psychotherapist to Avoid the Lemons." http://www.npr.org/2011/05/16/136283080/shop-for-a-pyschotherapist-to-avoid-the-lemons. 16 May 2011.
  8. ^ This Emotional Life: Experts Biography: Alan Kazdin, Ph.D. http://www.pbs.org/thisemotionallife/people/expert/alan-kazdin-phd.
  9. ^ Health Check http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00594zz. 14 December 2009.
  10. ^ "Book Excerpt: How to Discipline a Defiant Child." ABC News: Good Morning America. http://a.abcnews.com/GMA/NewYearNewYou/story?id=4127767&page=1. 14 January 2008.
  11. ^ "Breaking the Cyle of Abuse, Part 1." ABC News. http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=8597738. 21 September 2009.
  12. ^ "Violent Kids." The Dr. Phil Show. http://www.drphil.com/shows/show/1565/. 30 June 2011.
  13. ^ "Meltdown! How to Tame Your Tot's Tantrum." http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/45337155#null. 17 November 2011
Educational offices
Preceded by
Sharon Stephens Brehm
117th President of the American Psychological Association
2008-9
Succeeded by
James H. Bray