Annabel Franz

Annabel Franz

Education

FIU Clinical Science PhD Program. Mentor: Dr. Trucco
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Western Carolina University
B.S., Psychology, College of Charleston

Keywords

Developmental psychopathology, parenting behaviors, parental psychopathology, substance abuse

Research Interests

Annabel’s research is interested in how early experiences shape the development of psychopathology. She is interested in the temperamental, environmental, and biological factors that promote risk or resilience following early adversity. She is specifically interested in how parenting behaviors and parental psychopathology (particularly parent substance abuse) impact youth’s development of substance use and other types of psychopathology.

Publications

Franz, A. O., Harrop, T. M., & McCord, D. M. (2016). Examining the construct validity of the MMPI-2-RF Interpersonal Functioning scales using the Computerized Adaptive Test of Personality Disorder as a comparative framework. Journal of Personality Assessment,99(4), 416-423.

Presentations

Danielson, C.K., Adams, Z., Franz, A., Metzger, I., Ruggiero, K. (2017). Alpha Testing of a Trauma-Informed and Substance Abuse Prevention Mobile Health Application for Teens Who Have Experienced Interpersonal Violence: The eHEARTT Toolkit. Poster accepted for presentation at the IAS Conference on HIV Science, 2017 in Paris, France.

Serber, E.R., Franz, A.O., Hamilton, S., Christon, L.M., Bearden, P., Gottshalk, T., Fava, J., Rodrigue, J., Buxton, A., Gold, M. (2016). Screening for anxiety and depression in patients with implantable cardioverter diffibrillators (ICD) in a cardiac electrophysiology ambulatory clinic. Poster accepted for presentation at the American Psychosomatic Society Conference, 2016 in Denver, CO.

Christon, L.M., Howard Henshaw, M., Jones, M., Carter, J., Franz, A.O., & Serber, E.R. (2016). Self-efficacy for health behaviors in adolescent and young adults with cardiometabolic risk in an outpatient preventative cardiology and weight management program. Poster accepted for presentation at the American Psychosomatic Society Conference, 2016 in Denver, CO.

Franz, A.O., Harrop, T.M., & McCord, D.M. (2015). Discriminant correlates of the interpersonal scales of the MMPI-2-RF. Paper accepted for presentation at the South Eastern Psychological Association Conference, 2015 in Hilton Head Island, SC.

Franz, A.O. (2015). Comparing personality trait ratings between parents and teachers of young children. Paper accepted for presentation at the South Eastern Psychological Association Conference, 2015 in Hilton Head Island, SC.

Franz, A.O., Grist, C.L. (2014). Personality traits and problem behaviors in young children. Poster presented at South Eastern Psychological Association Conference, 2014 in Nashville, TN.

Gass, J.T., Franz, A.O., Olive, M.F. (2011). Modulation of the mGluR5 receptor enhances the extinction of alcohol seeking behavior. Presented at the 2011 Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Washington D.C. Presented at the 2012 Research Society on Alcoholism conference in San Francisco, CA