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Lisa Miller Collection
B.A., Yale College;
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Religion & spirituality, depression and substance abuse, related risk factors and protective factors.
Assistant Professor Lisa Miller obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Her clinical training was in cognitive, interpersonal, and short-term approaches to therapy. Her research and scholarly interests are in prevention and treatment interventions for children and adolescents at high risk, increased access to treatment among low SES populations, brief structured psychotherapy, intergenerational transmission of risk and resilience factors, and the development of religiosity and spirituality in children and adolescents. She recently received a W. T. Grant Faculty Scholars Award to study religiosity in adolescents and a NIMH grant to study treatment (Interpersonal Therapy) of depression in pregnant adolescents. Professor Miller''s current emphasis is on spiritual development in adolescents and its implications for coping.
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