Victor Buitron

Victor Buitron

Education

FIU Clinical Science PhD Program, Mentor: Jeremy Pettit

B.A. Psychology, FIU

Research Interests

Victor 's interests include the development of novel assessment and therapeutic strategies for youth internalizing disorders, and the intersection between suicide-related behaviors, interpersonal processes, and youth psychopathology.

Publications

Buitron, V., Hill, R.M.; Pettit, J. W., Green, K.L., Hatkevich, C., Sharp, C. (under review). Interpersonal Stress and Suicidal Ideation in Adolescence: Direct Associations and an Indirect Association through Perceived Burdensomeness toward Others. Paper submitted for publication.

Buitron, V., & Pettit, J.W. (In Press). Reassurance seeking. In A.E. Wenzel (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Presentations

Hartley C.M., Buitron, V., Hatkevich, C., Pettit, J.W., Sharp, C. (2015, November) Aggressive Behavior Moderates the Association between Internalizing Problems and Suicidal Ideation Among Inpatient Adolescents. Poster submitted to the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Buitron, V., Hill, R.M., Pettit, J.W., Green, K.L., Hatkevich, C., Sharp., C. (2015, November). Interpersonal Stress and Suicidal Ideation in Adolescence: Direct Associations and an Indirect Association through Perceived Burdensomeness toward Others. Poster submitted to the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Buitron, V., Hill, R.M., Pettit, J.W. (2014, March). Non-suicidal Self Injury Disorder in college students: clinical characteristics and associations with depressive symptoms, suicidal ideation, and alcohol use. Poster submitted to the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL.

Buitron, V., Rey, Y., Pettit. J.W. (2014, March). Anxiety sensitivity’s social concerns domain moderates the relationship between sports activity and anxiety symptomology in youth. Poster submitted to the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL.

Meinzer, M.C., Hill, R. M., Buitron, V., & Pettit. J. W. (2013, November). Investigation of the interpersonal theory of suicide in the context of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder symptomology. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.