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Department of Psychology|College of Arts & Sciences

Cynthia HartungCynthia Hartung

Associate Professor

Assessment of ADHD disruptive behavior disorders across the lifespan;

Community-based mental health screening for ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders;

Sex, age, and ethnicity differences in psychopathology;

Parent and teacher management of disruptive behavior disorders

Clinical Psychology

 

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1998

Pre-doctoral internship at the University of Chicago Medical Center, 1997-1998

M.S., University of Kentucky, 1993

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990

 

chartung@uwyo.edu • (307)766-6106 • Bio Sciences Bldg 125

                               

 

Academic Positions:

2010 - present  Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Wyoming

2010- present Adjunct Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, University of Wyoming

2007 - 2010      Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Wyoming

2002 - 2007      Assistant Professor of Psychology, Oklahoma State University

2001 - 2002      Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Denver

1999 - 2001      Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

1998 - 1999      Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow, Oregon Health Sciences University

 

Current Graduate Students:

Carolyn Cleveland, M.S.

David Fedele, M.S.

 

Former Graduate Students:

Elizabeth Lefler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Northern Iowa

Benjamin Sigel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

               

Research Interests:

 

Assessment & treatment of ADHD across the lifespan;

Sex, age, and ethnicity differences in developmental psychology;

Community-based mental health screening for ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders

               

Teaching:

PSYC 3300 - Gender Development

PSYC 4310 - Developmental Psychopathology

PSYC 5400 - Clinical Assessment I

PSYC 5500 - Psychopathology I

 

 

Representative Publications

Lefler, E. K., Hartung, C. M., & Fedele, D. A. (in press). Predictive validity of a primary care mental health screener in a pediatric sample. Children's Health Care.

Fedele, D. A., Lefler, E. K., Hartung, C. M., & Canu, W. H. (in press). Sex differences in the manifestation of ADHD in emerging adults. Journal of Attention Disorders.

Hartung, C. M., Little, C. S., Allen, E. K. & Page, M. (2011). A psychometric comparison of two self-report measures of bullying and victimization: Differences by sex and grade. School Mental Health, 3, 44-57.

Fedele, D. A., Hartung, C. M., Canu, W. H. & Wilkowski, B. M. (2010). Potential symptoms of ADHA for emerging adults. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 385-396.

Hartung, C. M., Lefler, E. K., Tempel, A., Armendariz, M. L., Sigel, B. A., & Little, C. S. (2010). Halo effects in ratings of ADHD and ODD: Identification of susceptible symptoms. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 128-137.

Lahey, B. B., Hartung, C. M., Loney, J., Pelham, W. E., Chronis, A. M. & Lee, S. (2007). Are there sex differences in the predictive validity of DSM-IV ADHD among younger children? Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 26, 113-126.

Hartung, C. M., Van Pelt, J., Armendariz, M. L. & Knight, L. A. (2006). Biases in ratings of disruptive behavior in children: Effects of sex and negative halos. Journal of Attention Disorders, 9, 620-630.

Hartung, C. M., McCarthy, D. M., Milich, R. & Martin, C. A. (2005). Parent-adolescent agreement on disruptive behavior symptoms. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 27, 159-168.

Hartung, C. M., Milich, R., Lynam, D. R., & Martin, C. A. (2002). Understanding relations among gender, disinhibition and disruptive behavior in adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 111, 659-664.

Hartung, C. M., Willcutt, E. G., Lahey, B. B., Pelham, W. E., Loney, J., Stein, M. & Keenan, K. (2002). Sex differences in young children who meet criteria for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 31, 453-464.

Willcutt, E. G., Hartung, C. M., Lahey, B. B., Loney, J. & Pelham, W. E. (1999). Diagnostic utility of behavior ratings by examiners during assessments of children with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 27, 463-472.

Hartung, C. M. & Widiger, T. A. (1998). Gender differences in the diagnosis of mental disorders: Conclusions and controversies of DSM-IV. Psychological Bulletin, 123, 260-278.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

  

  

   

  

 

 

  

  

  

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