A photo of Ryan Adams.

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-636-7445

Biography & Affiliation

Research Interests

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

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Research Divisions

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics



Blog Posts

Keeping Teens Safe Online Requires A Mix of Monitoring and Teaching

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Keeping Teens Safe Online Requires A Mix of Monitoring and Teaching

By Ryan Adams, PhD10/21/2019

What To Do When Your Child IS The Bully

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What To Do When Your Child IS The Bully

By Ryan Adams, PhD10/2/2019

Helpful Hints For Talking To Schools About Bullying

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Helpful Hints For Talking To Schools About Bullying

By Ryan Adams, PhD10/2/2018

Education

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.

Publications

Brief Report: ASD-Related Behavior Problems and Negative Peer Experiences Among Adolescents with ASD in General Education Settings. Adams, RE; Taylor, JL; Bishop, SL. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2020; 50:4548-4552.

Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) in Fragile X Syndrome. Fitzpatrick, SE; Schmitt, LM; Adams, R; Pedapati, EV; Wink, LK; Shaffer, RC; Sage, J; Weber, JD; Dominick, KC; Erickson, CA. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2020; 50:1056-1063.

A Dynamic Examination of the Associations between Shyness, Psychological Difficulties, and Stressful Life Events during Early Adolescence. Bowker, JC; Santo, JB; Adams, RE. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 2019; 47:1183-1195.

Emotion Regulation Intensive Outpatient Programming: Development, Feasibility, and Acceptability. Shaffer, RC; Wink, LK; Ruberg, J; Pittenger, A; Adams, R; Sorter, M; Manning, P; Erickson, CA. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2019; 49:495-508.

Characterization of Medication Use in a Multicenter Sample of Pediatric Inpatients with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Wink, LK; Pedapati, EV; Adams, R; Erickson, CA; Pedersen, KA; Morrow, EM; Kaplan, D; Siegel, M; Res, AD D I. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2018; 48:3711-3719.

Validating a Measure of Friends' Responses to Self-Disclosure in Adolescent Obese and Public School Samples. Adams, R; Fredstrom, B; Peets, K; Hodges, EV E; Bowker, JC; Holleb, L; Gilman, R. Journal of clinical child psychology. 2018; 47:745-756.

A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Cross-Over Pilot Study of Riluzole for Drug-Refractory Irritability in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Wink, LK; Adams, R; Horn, PS; Tessier, CR; Bantel, AP; Hong, M; Shaffer, RC; Pedapati, EV; Erickson, CA. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2018; 48:3051-3060.

d-Cycloserine enhances durability of social skills training in autism spectrum disorder. Wink, LK; Minshawi, NF; Shaffer, RC; Plawecki, MH; Posey, DJ; Horn, PS; Adams, R; Pedapati, EV; Schaefer, TL; McDougle, CJ; et al. Molecular Autism. 2017; 8.

Brief Report: Metformin for Antipsychotic-Induced Weight Gain in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Wink, LK; Adams, R; Pedapati, EV; Dominick, KC; Fox, E; Buck, C; Erickson, CA. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2017; 47:2290-2294.

Autism spectrum disorders and their treatment with psychotropic medications in a nationally representative outpatient sample: 1994-2009. Kamimura-Nishimura, K; Froehlich, T; Chirdkiatgumchai, V; Adams, R; Fredstrom, B; Manning, P. Annals of Epidemiology. 2017; 27:448-453.e1.