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Constance Hammen

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(310) 825-2305
(310) 825-6085

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3191 Franz Hall

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Distinguished Professor, Clinical Psychology

Professor, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior


Publications:

Starr Lisa R, Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A, Najman Jake M   Serotonin Transporter Gene as a Predictor of Stress Generation in Depression Journal of abnormal psychology, 2012; .
Conway Christopher C, Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A   Expanding Stress Generation Theory: Test of a Transdiagnostic Model Journal of abnormal psychology, 2012; .
Uliaszek Amanda A, Zinbarg Richard E, Mineka Susan, Craske Michelle G, Griffith James W, Sutton Jonathan M, Epstein Alyssa, Hammen Constance   A longitudinal examination of stress generation in depressive and anxiety disorders Journal of abnormal psychology, 2012; 121(1): 4-15.
Conway Christopher C, Keenan-Miller Danielle, Hammen Constance, Lind Penelope A, Najman Jake M, Brennan Patricia A   Coaction of stress and serotonin transporter genotype in predicting aggression at the transition to adulthood Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2012; 41(1): 53-63.
Espejo Emmanuel Peter, Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A   Elevated appraisals of the negative impact of naturally occurring life events: a risk factor for depressive and anxiety disorders Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2012; 40(2): 303-15.
Katz Shaina J, Conway Christopher C, Hammen Constance L, Brennan Patricia A, Najman Jake M   Childhood social withdrawal, interpersonal impairment, and young adult depression: a mediational model Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2011; 39(8): 1227-38.
Raposa Elizabeth B, Hammen Constance L, Brennan Patricia A   Effects of child psychopathology on maternal depression: the mediating role of child-related acute and chronic stressors Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2011; 39(8): 1177-86.
Brand Sarah R, Schechter Julia C, Hammen Constance L, Brocque Robyne Le, Brennan Patricia A   Do adolescent offspring of women with PTSD experience higher levels of chronic and episodic stress? Journal of traumatic stress, 2011; 24(4): 399-404.
Bearden Carrie E, Shih Vivian H, Green Michael F, Gitlin Michael, Sokolski Kenneth N, Levander Eric, Marusak Susan, Hammen Constance, Sugar Catherine A, Altshuler Lori L   The impact of neurocognitive impairment on occupational recovery of clinically stable patients with bipolar disorder: a prospective study Bipolar disorders, 2011; 13(4): 323-33.
Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A, Le Brocque Robyne   Youth depression and early childrearing: stress generation and intergenerational transmission of depression Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2011; 79(3): 353-63.
Gitlin Michael J, Mintz Jim, Sokolski Kenneth, Hammen Constance, Altshuler Lori L   Subsyndromal depressive symptoms after symptomatic recovery from mania are associated with delayed functional recovery The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 2011; 72(5): 692-7.
Brennan Patricia A, Hammen Constance, Sylvers Patrick, Bor William, Najman Jake, Lind Penelope, Montgomery Grant, Smith Alicia K   Interactions between the COMT Val108/158Met polymorphism and maternal prenatal smoking predict aggressive behavior outcomes Biological psychology, 2011; 87(1): 99-105.
Yan-Meier Leslie, Eberhart Nicole K, Hammen Constance L, Gitlin Michael, Sokolski Kenneth, Altshuler Lori   Stressful life events predict delayed functional recovery following treatment for mania in bipolar disorder Psychiatry research, 2011; 186(2-3): 267-71.
Stroud Catherine B, Davila Joanne, Hammen Constance, Vrshek-Schallhorn Suzanne   Severe and nonsevere events in first onsets versus recurrences of depression: evidence for stress sensitization Journal of abnormal psychology, 2011; 120(1): 142-54.
Keenan-Miller Danielle, Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A   Mediators of aggression among young adult offspring of depressed mothers Journal of abnormal psychology, 2010; 119(4): 836-49.
Conway Christopher C, Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A, Lind Penelope A, Najman Jake M   Interaction of chronic stress with serotonin transporter and catechol-O-methyltransferase polymorphisms in predicting youth depression Depression and anxiety, 2010; 27(8): 737-45.
Pargas Rebecca Cristina Malvar, Brennan Patricia A, Hammen Constance, Le Brocque Robyne   Resilience to maternal depression in young adulthood Developmental psychology, 2010; 46(4): 805-14.
Uliaszek Amanda A, Zinbarg Richard E, Mineka Susan, Craske Michelle G, Sutton Jonathan M, Griffith James W, Rose Raphael, Waters Allison, Hammen Constance   The role of neuroticism and extraversion in the stress-anxiety and stress-depression relationships Anxiety, stress, and coping, 2010; 23(4): 363-81.
Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A, Keenan-Miller Danielle, Hazel Nicholas A, Najman Jake M   Chronic and acute stress, gender, and serotonin transporter gene-environment interactions predicting depression symptoms in youth Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines, 2010; 51(2): 180-7.
Rao Uma, Chen Li-Ann, Bidesi Anup S, Shad Mujeeb U, Thomas M Albert, Hammen Constance L   Hippocampal changes associated with early-life adversity and vulnerability to depression Biological psychiatry, 2010; 67(4): 357-64.
Rao Uma, Hammen Constance L, Poland Russell E   Longitudinal course of adolescent depression: neuroendocrine and psychosocial predictors Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2010; 49(2): 141-51.
Eberhart Nicole K, Hammen Constance L   Interpersonal Style, Stress, and Depression: An Examination of Transactional and Diathesis-Stress Models Journal of social and clinical psychology, 2010; 29(1): 23-38.
Rao Uma, Hammen Constance L, London Edythe D, Poland Russell E   Contribution of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal activity and environmental stress to vulnerability for smoking in adolescents Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2009; 34(13): 2721-32.
Hammen Constance   Adolescent Depression: Stressful Interpersonal Contexts and Risk for Recurrence Current directions in psychological science, 2009; 18(4): 200-204.
Rao Uma, Hammen Constance L, Poland Russell E   Risk markers for depression in adolescents: sleep and HPA measures Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2009; 34(8): 1936-45.
Eberhart Nicole K, Hammen Constance L   Interpersonal predictors of stress generation Personality & social psychology bulletin, 2009; 35(5): 544-56.
Ostiguy Caroline S, Ellenbogen Mark A, Linnen Anne-Marie, Walker Elaine F, Hammen Constance, Hodgins Sheilagh   Chronic stress and stressful life events in the offspring of parents with bipolar disorder Journal of affective disorders, 2009; 114(1-3): 74-84.
Rao Uma, Hammen Constance L, Poland Russell E   Ethnic differences in electroencephalographic sleep patterns in adolescents Asian journal of psychiatry, 2009; 2(1): 17-24.
Rao Uma, Hammen Constance L, Poland Russell E   Mechanisms underlying the comorbidity between depressive and addictive disorders in adolescents: interactions between stress and HPA activity The American journal of psychiatry, 2009; 166(3): 361-9.
Carlson Gabrielle A, Findling Robert L, Post Robert M, Birmaher Boris, Blumberg Hilary P, Correll Christoph, DelBello Melissa P, Fristad Mary, Frazier Jean, Hammen Constance, Hinshaw Stephen P, Kowatch Robert, Leibenluft Ellen, Meyer Stephanie E, Pavuluri Mani N, Wagner Karen Dineen, Tohen Mauricio   AACAP 2006 Research Forum--Advancing research in early-onset bipolar disorder: barriers and suggestions Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology, 2009; 19(1): 3-12.
Hammen Constance, Kim Eunice Y, Eberhart Nicole K, Brennan Patricia A   Chronic and acute stress and the prediction of major depression in women Depression and anxiety, 2009; 26(8): 718-23.
Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A, Keenan-Miller Danielle   Patterns of adolescent depression to age 20: the role of maternal depression and youth interpersonal dysfunction Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2008; 36(8): 1189-98.
Herr Nathaniel R, Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A   Maternal borderline personality disorder symptoms and adolescent psychosocial functioning Journal of personality disorders, 2008; 22(5): 451-65.
Rao Uma, Hammen Constance, Ortiz Luis R, Chen Li-Ann, Poland Russell E   Effects of early and recent adverse experiences on adrenal response to psychosocial stress in depressed adolescents Biological psychiatry, 2008; 64(6): 521-6.
Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A, Keenan-Miller Danielle, Herr Nathaniel R   Early onset recurrent subtype of adolescent depression: clinical and psychosocial correlates Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines, 2008; 49(4): 433-40.
Herr Nathaniel R, Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A   Current and past depression as predictors of family functioning: a comparison of men and women in a community sample Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43), 2007; 21(4): 694-702.
Keenan-Miller Danielle, Hammen Constance L, Brennan Patricia A   Health outcomes related to early adolescent depression The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2007; 41(3): 256-62.
Keenan-Miller Danielle, Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia   Adolescent psychosocial risk factors for severe intimate partner violence in young adulthood Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2007; 75(3): 456-63.
Espejo Emmanuel P, Hammen Constance L, Connolly Nicole P, Brennan Patricia A, Najman Jake M, Bor William   Stress sensitization and adolescent depressive severity as a function of childhood adversity: a link to anxiety disorders Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2007; 35(2): 287-99.
Dienes Kimberly A, Hammen Constance, Henry Risha M, Cohen Amy N, Daley Shannon E   The stress sensitization hypothesis: understanding the course of bipolar disorder Journal of affective disorders, 2006; 95(1-3): 43-9.
Hammen Constance   Stress generation in depression: reflections on origins, research, and future directions Journal of clinical psychology, 2006; 62(9): 1065-82.
Eberhart Nicole K, Shih Josephine H, Hammen Constance L, Brennan Patricia A   Understanding the sex difference in vulnerability to adolescent depression: an examination of child and parent characteristics Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2006; 34(4): 495-508.
Shih Josephine H, Eberhart Nicole K, Hammen Constance L, Brennan Patricia A   Differential exposure and reactivity to interpersonal stress predict sex differences in adolescent depression Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2006; 35(1): 103-15.
Phillips Nicole K, Hammen Constance L, Brennan Patricia A, Najman Jake M, Bor William   Early adversity and the prospective prediction of depressive and anxiety disorders in adolescents Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2005; 33(1): 13-24.
Hammen Constance   Stress and depression Annual review of clinical psychology, 2005; 1(1): 293-319.
Grekin Emily R, Brennan Patricia A, Hammen Constance   Parental alcohol use disorders and child delinquency: the mediating effects of executive functioning and chronic family stress Journal of studies on alcohol, 2005; 66(1): 14-22.
Yan Leslie J, Hammen Constance, Cohen Amy N, Daley Shannon E, Henry Risha M   Expressed emotion versus relationship quality variables in the prediction of recurrence in bipolar patients Journal of affective disorders, 2004; 83(2-3): 199-206.
Cohen Amy N, Hammen Constance, Henry Risha M, Daley Shannon E   Effects of stress and social support on recurrence in bipolar disorder Journal of affective disorders, 2004; 82(1): 143-7.
Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A, Shih Josephine H   Family discord and stress predictors of depression and other disorders in adolescent children of depressed and nondepressed women Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2004; 43(8): 994-1002.
Hammen Constance, Shih Josephine H, Brennan Patricia A   Intergenerational transmission of depression: test of an interpersonal stress model in a community sample Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2004; 72(3): 511-22.
Brennan Patricia A, Le Brocque Robyne, Hammen Constance   Maternal depression, parent-child relationships, and resilient outcomes in adolescence Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2003; 42(12): 1469-77.
Nelson Denise R, Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A, Ullman Jodie B   The impact of maternal depression on adolescent adjustment: the role of expressed emotion Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2003; 71(5): 935-44.
Hammen Constance, Shih Josephine, Altman Tamara, Brennan Patricia A   Interpersonal impairment and the prediction of depressive symptoms in adolescent children of depressed and nondepressed mothers Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2003; 42(5): 571-7.
Hammen Constance   Interpersonal stress and depression in women Journal of affective disorders, 2003; 74(1): 49-57.
Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A   Severity, chronicity, and timing of maternal depression and risk for adolescent offspring diagnoses in a community sample Archives of general psychiatry, 2003; 60(3): 253-8.
Hammen Constance, Brennan Patricia A   Interpersonal dysfunction in depressed women: impairments independent of depressive symptoms Journal of affective disorders, 2002; 72(2): 145-56.
Brennan Patricia A, Hammen Constance, Katz Anna R, Le Brocque Robyne M   Maternal depression, paternal psychopathology, and adolescent diagnostic outcomes Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2002; 70(5): 1075-85.
Costello E Jane, Pine Daniel S, Hammen Constance, March John S, Plotsky Paul M, Weissman Myrna M, Biederman Joseph, Goldsmith H Hill, Kaufman Joan, Lewinsohn Peter M, Hellander Martha, Hoagwood Kimberly, Koretz Doreen S, Nelson Charles A, Leckman James F   Development and natural history of mood disorders Biological psychiatry, 2002; 52(6): 529-42.
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