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012 McKinly LabNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClass440898B4DC394F6983D0F3FAAF7AD70F"><p>​I am interested in adolescent depression and suicide and factors that impact depressed and suicidal adolescents' response to treatment. I am also interested in the parent-adolescent relationship and parenting factors that influence adolescent psychopathology and treatment response. <br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassC0A9132A842F42EEA87F0E977013E5A7"><p>​M.A. in Psychology, University of Delaware</p><p>B.A. in English, Duke University<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass1F27E57F1A674CFEAE3E7DC1BDA5E776"><p>Abbott, C. H., <strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> Bounoua, N., Diamond, G. S., & Kobak, R. (2019). Predicting patterns of treatment response and outcome for suicidal and depressed adolescents. <em>Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry</em>.</p><p>Abbott, C. H., <strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> Bounoua, N., Diamond, G. S., & Kobak, R. (2019). Peer deviance, social networks, and suicide ideation intensity in a clinical sample of adolescents. <em>Journal of Child and Family Studies</em>.</p><p>Bounoua, N., Abbott, C., <strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> Herres, J., Diamond, G., & Kobak, R. (2018). Emotion regulation and spillover of interpersonal stressors to postsession insight among depressed and suicidal adolescents. <em>Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 86</em>(7), 593-603. doi:10.1037/ccp0000316</p><p><strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> Abbott, C. H., Ewing, S. K., Diamond, G. S., & Kobak, R. (2017). The Suicide Narrative Interview: Adolescents' attachment expectancies and symptom severity in a clinical sample. <em>Attachment & Human Development, 19</em>(5), 447-462. doi:10.1080/14616734.2016.1269234 </p><p>Kobak, R., Abbott, C., <strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> & Bounoua, N. (2017). Adapting to the changing needs of adolescents: Parenting practices and challenges to sensitive attunement. <em>Current Opinion in Psychology, 15,</em> 137-142. doi:10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.02.018</p><p>Kobak, R., Zajac, K., Abbott, C., <strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> & Bounoua, N. (2017). Atypical dimensions of caregiver-adolescent interaction in an economically disadvantaged sample. <em>Development and Psychopathology, 29</em>(2), 405-416. doi:10.1017/S0954579417000074</p><p>De Bellis, M. D., & <strong>Zisk, A.</strong> (2014). The biological effects of childhood trauma. <em>Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America</em>, <em>23</em>(2), 185-222. doi:10.1016/j.chc.2014.01.002<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass2D8487299F3C4663B278F72ED49127C4"><p><strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> Abbott, C., Bounoua, N., Diamond, G., & Kobak, R. (2019, March). <em>Parent-adolescent communication moderates treatment benefit among depressed and suicidal adolescents.</em> Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Baltimore, Maryland.</p><p>Bounoua, N., <strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> Abbott, C., & Kobak, R. (2019, March). <em>Caregivers' cortisol reactivity to a trauma interview: Links to adolescent security in an economically disadvantaged sample.</em> Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Baltimore, Maryland.  </p><p>Soffer, S., Lawrence, O., Lewis, J., Proctor, S., & <strong>Zisk, A.</strong> (2018, April). <em>Improving suicide risk assessment processes in pediatric outpatient behavioral health</em>. Poster presented at the 51st Annual Conference of the American Association of Suicidology, Washington, DC.</p><p>Bounoua, N., Abbott, C., <strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> Herres, J., Diamond, G., & Kobak, R. (2017, November). <em>The spillover of weekly interpersonal events on perceptions of session benefit: Emotion regulation as a moderator of spillover effects in a treatment for depressed and suicidal adolescents.</em> Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, California.</p><p><strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> Abbott, C., Bounoua, N., & Kobak, R. (2017, April). <em>Parenting self-efficacy predicts adolescent AAI security in a clinical sample of suicidal adolescents</em>. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Austin, Texas.</p><p>Bounoua, N., Abbott, C., <strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> & Kobak, R. (2017, April). <em>Family cohesion predicts differential patterns of treatment response among suicidal adolescents</em>. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Austin, Texas.<em> </em></p><p><strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> Abbott, C. H., Ewing, S. K., & Herres, J. (2016, April). AAI states of mind, narrative processing, and suicide severity: A test of a mediation model. In R. Kobak (Chair), <em>Contextual and interpersonal risk for suicidal ideation and behavior in a clinical treatment study</em>. Symposium conducted at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, Maryland.   </p><p>Abbott, C. H., <strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> Russon, J., Herres, J., & Kobak, R. (2016, April). Adolescent attachment hierarchies, deviant peer affiliation and suicidal ideation and behavior. In R. Kobak (Chair), <em>Contextual and interpersonal risk for suicidal ideation and behavior in a clinical treatment study</em>. Symposium conducted at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, Maryland.   </p><p>LaRosa, A., Kral, M. C., Riyad, C., Lally, M., <strong>Zisk, A.,</strong> & Macias, M. (2014, September). <em>Optimizing a dosage titration methodology for the treatment of ADHD: A quality improvement project</em>. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Nashville, Tennessee.</p><p>Kral, M. C., Lally, M. & <strong>Zisk, A.</strong> (2013, October). <em>ADHD subtypes in pediatric epilepsy</em>. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, San Diego, California.<br></p></div>DegreesPublicationsPresentations: azisk@udel.eduZisk, Abigail302-831-1692<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/Zisk_Abby-2015-05.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Graduate StudentFaculty Advisor: Roger Kobak

 

 

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