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. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. In press.

Bowker JC, Adams RE, Fredstrom BK, Gilman R. Experiences of being ignored by peers during late adolescence: Linkages to psychological maladjustment. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. In press.

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.