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Molly E. Hale

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2020 - M.S. William & Mary (Experimental Psychology) 

2017 - B.A. University of Washington (Community Psychology)

Research Interests:

I am an emotion researcher who seeks to better understand how close relationships during childhood and adolescence influence youth's emotional and psychological development through behavioral and physiological assessment. Further, I am pursuing a quantitative minor into order to better apply advanced statistical techniques to answer these questions. 

Dissertation/Thesis Title:
Negative Parental Emotion Socialization Predicts Adolescent Internalizing Symptoms: A Moderated Mediation with Latent Variables (Thesis Title)
Selected Publications:

Hale, M. E., & Zeman, J. L. (2023). Parent and friend emotion socialization in adolescence: The path to internalizing symptoms. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology85, 101513.

Hale, M. E., Price, N. N., Borowski, S. K., & Zeman, J. L. (2023). Adolescent emotion regulation trajectories: The influence of parent and friend emotion socialization. Journal of Research on Adolescence.

Thomassin, K., Jacob, M. L., West, K. B., Hale, M. E., & Suveg, C. (2023). Problems in Emotion Regulation in Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Section: Diagnostic Components of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders. In Handbook of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders (pp. 191-202). Springer, Cham.

West, K. B., Hale, M. E., Roche, K. M., White, R. M. B., & Suveg, C. (2022). Predictors of latent class trajectories of depressive symptoms in Latina mothers. Journal of Family Psychology. Advance online publication.

Miller, M. E., Borowski, S., & Zeman, J. L (2020). Co-rumination moderates the relation between emotional competencies and depressive symptoms in adolescent best friend dyads: A longitudinal examination. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.


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