Ryan E. Adams, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-7445

Email ryan.adams@cchmc.org

Research Interests

Adolescents; peer victimization; bullying; friendships; peers; depressive symptoms

BS:  Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.   

MA:  Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL. 

PhD: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.

Post Doc: Concordia University, Montreal Canada.

Adams RE, Fredstrom BK, Duncan AW, Holleb LJ, Bishop SL. Using self- and parent-reports to test the association between peer victimization and internalizing symptoms in verbally fluent adolescents with ASD. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Apr;44(4):861-72.

Bowker JC, Adams RE, Fredstrom BK, Gilman R. Using self- and parent-reports to test the association between peer victimization and internalizing symptoms in verbally fluent adolescents with ASD. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. 2014.

Gilman R, Carter-Sowell A, DeWall N, Adams R, Carboni I. Validation of the Ostracism Experience Scale for Adolescents. Psychological Assessment. 2013;25, 319-330.

Adams RE, Cantin S. Self-disclosure in friendship as the moderator of the association between peer victimization and depressive symptoms in overweight adolescents. Journal of Early Adolescence. 2013; 33, 341-362.

Adams RE, Santo JB, Bukowski WM. The presence of a best friend buffers the effects of negative experiences. Developmental Psychology. 2011; 47, 1786-1791.

Nabors L, Adams R, Vaughn L, Sharma M, Cotton M, Moore C. Factors influencing children’s judgments of overweight peers. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 2011; 6, 449-456.

Fredstrom B, Adams RE, Gilman R. Electronic and school-based victimization: Unique contexts for adjustment difficulties during adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 2011; 40, 405-415.

Adams RE, Bartlett N, Bukowski WM. Peer victimization and social dominance as intervening variables of the link between peer liking and relational aggression. Journal of Early Adolescence. 2010; 30, 102-121

Adams RE, Bukowski WM. Peer victimization as a predictor of depression and body mass index as mediated by self-perception of physical appearance in obese and non-obese adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 2008; 49, 858-866.

Adams RE, Bukowski WM. Mothers and peers as moderators of the links between childhood sexual abuse and anxiety disorders. Child Abuse and Neglect. 2007; 31, 645-656.