Elizabeth A McCauley, PHD

Elizabeth A McCauley, PHD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Differences in Sex Development, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Program, Behavioral Health Crisis Care Clinic, Suicide Prevention Program

On staff since May 1988

Children's Title: Associate Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Academic Title: Professor

Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development

  • Other Publications

    • Mezulis A, Simonson J, McCauley E, Vander Stoep A
      The association between temperament and depressive symptoms in adolescence: Brooding and reflection as potential mediators.
      21432637 Cognition & emotion, 2011 Dec. : 1460-70
    • Crowell SE, Beauchaine TP, Hsiao RC, Vasilev CA, Yaptangco M, Linehan MM, McCauley E
      Differentiating Adolescent Self-Injury from Adolescent Depression: Possible Implications for Borderline Personality Development.
      22016199 Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2011 Oct 22
    • Banh MK, Crane PK, Rhew I, Gudmundsen G, Stoep AV, Lyon A, McCauley E
      Measurement Equivalence Across Racial/Ethnic Groups of the Mood and Feelings Questionnaire for Childhood Depression.
      21996979 Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2011 Oct 14
    • McCarty CA, Rhew IC, Murowchick E, McCauley E, Stoep AV
      Emotional health predictors of substance use initiation during middle school.
      21988479 Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors, 2011 Oct 10
    • McCarty CA, Russo J, Grossman DC, Katon W, Rockhill C, McCauley E, Richards J, Richardson L
      Adolescents with suicidal ideation: health care use and functioning.
      21396897 Academic pediatrics, 2011 Sept. : 422-6 PMCID:PMC3134564
    • Vander Stoep A, Adrian M, McCauley E, Crowell SE, Stone A, Flynn C
      Risk for suicidal ideation and suicide attempts associated with co-occurring depression and conduct problems in early adolescence.
      21463356 Suicide & life-threatening behavior, 2011 June : 316-29
    • McCarty CA, Violette HD, McCauley E
      Feasibility of the positive thoughts and actions prevention program for middle schoolers at risk for depression.
      21152188 Depression research and treatment, 2011 : 241386 PMCID:PMC2989707
    • Garber J, Ciesla JA, McCauley E, Diamond G, Schloredt KA
      Remission of depression in parents: links to healthy functioning in their children.
      21291439 Child development, 2011 Jan. : 226-43 PMCID:PMC3059224
    • Richardson LP, McCauley E, Grossman DC, McCarty CA, Richards J, Russo JE, Rockhill C, Katon W
      Evaluation of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 Item for detecting major depression among adolescents.
      21041282 Pediatrics, 2010 Dec. : 1117-23 PMCID:PMC3217785
    • Herrenkohl TI, Kosterman R, Mason WA, Hawkins JD, McCarty CA, McCauley E
      Effects of childhood conduct problems and family adversity on health, health behaviors, and service use in early adulthood: tests of developmental pathways involving adolescent risk taking and depression.
      20576185 Development and psychopathology, 2010 Aug. : 655-65 PMCID:PMC2892805
    • Richards J, Wiese C, Katon W, Rockhill C, McCarty C, Grossman D, McCauley E, Richardson LP
      Surveying adolescents enrolled in a regional health care delivery organization: mail and phone follow-up--what works at what cost?
      20616296 Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM, 2010 July : 534-41 PMCID:PMC3191874
    • Hlastala SA, Kotler JS, McClellan JM, McCauley EA
      Interpersonal and social rhythm therapy for adolescents with bipolar disorder: treatment development and results from an open trial.
      20186968 Depression and anxiety, 2010 May : 457-64
    • Richardson LP, Rockhill C, Russo JE, Grossman DC, Richards J, McCarty C, McCauley E, Katon W
      Evaluation of the PHQ-2 as a brief screen for detecting major depression among adolescents.
      20368315 Pediatrics, 2010 May : e1097-103 PMCID:PMC3100798
    • Katon W, Richardson L, Russo J, McCarty CA, Rockhill C, McCauley E, Richards J, Grossman DC
      Depressive symptoms in adolescence: the association with multiple health risk behaviors.
      20430225 General hospital psychiatry, 2010 May : 233-9
    • Rhew IC, Simpson K, Tracy M, Lymp J, McCauley E, Tsuang D, Stoep AV
      Criterion validity of the Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire and one- and two-item depression screens in young adolescents.
      20181135 Child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health, 2010 Feb 9 : 8 PMCID:PMC2829504
    • Richardson LP, Russo JE, Lozano P, McCauley E, Katon W
      Factors associated with detection and receipt of treatment for youth with depression and anxiety disorders.
      20129479 Academic pediatrics, 2010 Jan. : 36-40 PMCID:PMC2839870
    • Stoep AV, McCauley E, Flynn C, Stone A
      Thoughts of death and suicide in early adolescence.
      20121323 Suicide & life-threatening behavior, 2009 Dec. : 599-613 PMCID:PMC2819538
    • McCarty CA, Kosterman R, Mason WA, McCauley E, Hawkins JD, Herrenkohl TI, Lengua LJ
      Longitudinal associations among depression, obesity and alcohol use disorders in young adulthood.
      19703638 General hospital psychiatry, 2009 Sept. : 442-50 PMCID:PMC2732580
    • Rockhill CM, Vander Stoep A, McCauley E, Katon WJ
      Social competence and social support as mediators between comorbid depressive and conduct problems and functional outcomes in middle school children.
      18694594 Journal of adolescence, 2009 June : 535-53 PMCID:PMC2677138
    • Kuo E, Vander Stoep A, McCauley E, Kernic MA
      Cost-effectiveness of a school-based emotional health screening program.
      19432868 The Journal of school health, 2009 June : 277-85 PMCID:PMC2682225
    • Kosterman R, Hawkins JD, Mason WA, Herrenkohl TI, Lengua LJ, McCauley E
      Assessment of Behavior Problems in Childhood and Adolescence as Predictors of Early Adult Depression.
      20383270 Journal of psychopathology and behavioral assessment, 2009 May 21 : 118-127 PMCID:PMC2850104
    • Richardson L, McCauley E, Katon W
      Collaborative care for adolescent depression: a pilot study.
      19134509 General hospital psychiatry, 2009 Jan. : 36-45 PMCID:PMC2704204
    • Tracy M, Zimmerman FJ, Galea S, McCauley E, Stoep AV
      What explains the relation between family poverty and childhood depressive symptoms?
      18308337 Journal of psychiatric research, 2008 Oct. : 1163-75 PMCID:PMC2672881
    • Rhew IC, Richardson LP, Lymp J, McTiernan A, McCauley E, Stoep AV
      Measurement matters in the association between early adolescent depressive symptoms and body mass index.
      18774430 General hospital psychiatry, 2008 Sept. : 458-66 PMCID:PMC2566776
    • Richardson LP, Russo JE, Lozano P, McCauley E, Katon W
      The effect of comorbid anxiety and depressive disorders on health care utilization and costs among adolescents with asthma.
      18774422 General hospital psychiatry, 2008 Sept. : 398-406 PMCID:PMC2614401
    • McCarty CA, Mason WA, Kosterman R, Hawkins JD, Lengua LJ, McCauley E
      Adolescent school failure predicts later depression among girls.
      18639792 The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2008 Aug. : 180-7 PMCID:PMC2430389
    • Bennett AV, Lozano P, Richardson LP, McCauley E, Katon WJ
      Identifying high-risk asthma with utilization data: a revised HEDIS definition.
      18611096 The American journal of managed care, 2008 July : 450-6 PMCID:PMC2562616
    • Katon W, Russo J, Richardson L, McCauley E, Lozano P
      Anxiety and depression screening for youth in a primary care population.
      18501865 Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, 2008 May : 182-8 PMCID:PMC2453063
    • Chartier M, Stoep AV, McCauley E, Herting JR, Tracy M, Lymp J
      Passive versus active parental permission: implications for the ability of school-based depression screening to reach youth at risk.
      18307611 The Journal of school health, 2008 March : 157-64; quiz 184-6 PMCID:PMC2713664
    • Crowell SE, Beauchaine TP, McCauley E, Smith CJ, Vasilev CA, Stevens AL
      Parent-child interactions, peripheral serotonin, and self-inflicted injury in adolescents.
      18229978 Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2008 Feb. : 15-21 PMCID:PMC2761148
    • Katon W, Lozano P, Russo J, McCauley E, Richardson L, Bush T
      The prevalence of DSM-IV anxiety and depressive disorders in youth with asthma compared with controls.
      17950165 The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2007 Nov. : 455-63 PMCID:PMC2153460
    • Rockhill CM, Russo JE, McCauley E, Katon WJ, Richardson LP, Lozano P
      Agreement between parents and children regarding anxiety and depression diagnoses in children with asthma.
      18000451 The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 2007 Nov. : 897-904
    • Mukherjee B, McCauley E, Hanford RB, Aalsma M, Anderson AM
      Psychopathology, psychosocial, gender and cognitive outcomes in patients with cloacal exstrophy.
      17570426 The Journal of urology, 2007 Aug. : 630-5; discussion 634-5
    • Rockhill CM, Fan MY, Katon WJ, McCauley E, Crick NR, Pleck JH
      Friendship interactions in children with and without depressive symptoms: observation of emotion during game-playing interactions and post-game evaluations.
      17294129 Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2007 June : 429-41
    • Parisi MA, Ramsdell LA, Burns MW, Carr MC, Grady RE, Gunther DF, Kletter GB, McCauley E, Mitchell ME, Opheim KE, Pihoker C, Richards GE, Soules MR, Pagon RA
      A Gender Assessment Team: experience with 250 patients over a period of 25 years.
      17575501 Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics, 2007 June : 348-57
    • Richardson LP, Lewis CW, Casey-Goldstein M, McCauley E, Katon W
      Pediatric primary care providers and adolescent depression: a qualitative study of barriers to treatment and the effect of the black box warning.
      17448401 The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2007 May : 433-9
    • McCauley E, Katon W, Russo J, Richardson L, Lozano P
      Impact of anxiety and depression on functional impairment in adolescents with asthma.
      17484938 General hospital psychiatry, 2007 May : 214-22 PMCID:PMC2770903
    • Bush T, Richardson L, Katon W, Russo J, Lozano P, McCauley E, Oliver M
      Anxiety and depressive disorders are associated with smoking in adolescents with asthma.
      17448400 The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2007 May : 425-32
    • McCarty CA, Vander Stoep A, McCauley E
      Cognitive features associated with depressive symptoms in adolescence: directionality and specificity.
      17484688 Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2007 April : 147-58 PMCID:PMC2139907
    • Katon WJ, Richardson L, Russo J, Lozano P, McCauley E
      Quality of mental health care for youth with asthma and comorbid anxiety and depression.
      17122709 Medical care, 2006 Dec. : 1064-72
    • Zatzick DF, Grossman DC, Russo J, Pynoos R, Berliner L, Jurkovich G, Sabin JA, Katon W, Ghesquiere A, McCauley E, Rivara FP
      Predicting posttraumatic stress symptoms longitudinally in a representative sample of hospitalized injured adolescents.
      17003664 Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006 Oct. : 1188-95
    • Richardson LP, Lozano P, Russo J, McCauley E, Bush T, Katon W
      Asthma symptom burden: relationship to asthma severity and anxiety and depression symptoms.
      16950996 Pediatrics, 2006 Sept. : 1042-51
    • McCarty CA, Stoep AV, Kuo ES, McCauley E
      Depressive Symptoms Among Delinquent Youth: Testing Models of Association with Stress and Support.
      18084634 Journal of psychopathology and behavioral assessment, 2006 June : 85-93 PMCID:PMC2140000
    • Stoep AV, McCauley E, Thompson KA, Herting JR, Kuo ES, Stewart DG, Anderson CA, Kushner S
      Universal Emotional Health Screening at the Middle School Transition.
      21430789 Journal of emotional and behavioral disorders, 2005 Dec. : 213-223 PMCID:PMC3061463
    • Crowell SE, Beauchaine TP, McCauley E, Smith CJ, Stevens AL, Sylvers P
      Psychological, autonomic, and serotonergic correlates of parasuicide among adolescent girls.
      16613433 Development and psychopathology, 2005 : 1105-27
    • Sybert VP, McCauley E
      Turner's syndrome.
      15371580 The New England journal of medicine, 2004 Sep 16 : 1227-38
    • Katon WJ, Richardson L, Lozano P, McCauley E
      The relationship of asthma and anxiety disorders.
      15184694 Psychosomatic medicine, 2004 May : 349-55
    • Richardson LP, DiGiuseppe D, Christakis DA, McCauley E, Katon W
      Quality of care for medicaid-covered youth treated with antidepressant therapy.
      15123492 Archives of general psychiatry, 2004 May : 475-80
    • Mason WA, Kosterman R, Hawkins JD, Herrenkohl TI, Lengua LJ, McCauley E
      Predicting depression, social phobia, and violence in early adulthood from childhood behavior problems.
      15076264 Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2004 March : 307-15
    • Richardson LP, Davis R, Poulton R, McCauley E, Moffitt TE, Caspi A, Connell F
      A longitudinal evaluation of adolescent depression and adult obesity.
      12912778 Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine, 2003 Aug. : 739-45


Board Certification(s)

Psychology, Clinical Child & Adolescent

Medical/Professional School

State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Clinical Interests

Depressive disorders, Gender identity, Sexual development

Research Focus Area

Behavioral / Mental Health