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Jane E. Gillham, Ph.D.

 


PUBLICATIONS AND MANUSCRIPTS:

Publications (by year)

1994

Jaycox, L.H., Reivich, K.J., Gillham, J., & Seligman, M.E.P. (1994). Preventing depressive symptoms in

school children. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 32, 801-816.

1995

Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K.J., Jaycox, L.H., & Seligman, M.E.P. (1995). Preventing depressive symptoms in schoolchildren:Two year follow-up. Psychological Science, 6, 343-351.

Seligman, M.E.P., Reivich, K.J., Jaycox, L.H., & Gillham, J.E. (1995). The Optimistic Child. New York: Houghton Mifflin.

1996

Carter, A.S., Gillham, J.E., Sparrow, S.S., & Volkmar, F.R. (1996). Adaptive behavior in autism. Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 5, 945-961.

1998

Gillham, J.E. & Reivich, K.J. (1998). Promoting children’s hope through storytelling. Contemporary Psychology, 43, 865-867. [Reprinted in PsycCRITIQUES., 2004, (np).]

1999

Gillham, J.E. & Reivich, K.J. (1999). Prevention of depressive symptoms in school children: A research update. Psychological Science, 10, 461-462.

Gillham, J.E. & Seligman, M.E.P. (1999). Footsteps on the road to a positive psychology. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 37, S163-S173.

Hamilton, J. & Gillham, J. (1999). The K-SADS and diagnosis of major depressive disorder: Commentary reply. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 38, 1068-1069.

Hamilton, J. & Gillham, J. (1999). The K-SADS and diagnosis of major depressive disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 38, 1065-1066.

Shatté, A.J., Reivich, K.J., Gillham, J. & Seligman, M.E.P. (1999). Learned optimism in children. In C.R. Snyder (Ed.) Coping Skills. New York: Oxford University Press.

Zubernis, L.S., Cassidy, K.W., Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K.J., & Jaycox, L.H. (1999). Prevention of depressive symptoms in preadolescent children of divorce. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 30, 11-36.

2000

Gillham, J.E. (Ed). (2000). The Science of Optimism and Hope: Research Essays in Honor of Martin E. P. Seligman. Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press.

Gillham, J.E., Carter, A.S., Volkmar, F.R., & Sparrow, S.S. (2000).   Toward a developmental operational definition of autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 30, 269-278. [Reprinted in M.E. Hertzig & E.A. Farber (Eds.) Annual progress in child psychiatry and child development, 2000-2001 (pp.  363-381). New York: Brunner Routledge]

Gillham, J.E., Shatté, A.J., & Freres, D.R. (2000). Depression prevention: A review of cognitive-behavioral and family interventions.  Applied & Preventive Psychology, 9, 63-88.

Shatté, A.J., Gillham, J.E., & Reivich, K.J. (2000).  Promoting hope in children and adolescents. In J.E. Gillham (Ed) The Science of Optimism and Hope: Research Essays in Honor of Martin E. P. Seligman. (pp. 215-234) Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press.

2001

Freres, D.R., Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K.J. & Shatté, A.J. (2001). Preventing depressive symptoms in middle school students: The Penn Resiliency Program. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health.

Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K.J., & Shatté, A.J. (2001). Building optimism and preventing depressive symptoms in children. In E.C. Chang (Ed.), Optimism & pessimism (pp. 301-320). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Gillham, J.E., Shatté, A.J., & Reivich, K.J. (2001). Needed for prevention research: Long-term follow-up and the evaluation of mediators, moderators and lay providers.  Commentary on Greenberg, Domitrovich, & Bumbarger (2001). "The prevention of mental disorders in school-aged children: Current state of the field. Prevention and Treatment, 4, Article 9.

Gillham, J.E., Shatté, A.J., Reivich, K.J., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2001). Optimism, pessimism, and explanatory style. In E.C. Chang (Ed.), Optimism & pessimism (pp. 53-75). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

2002

Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K.J., & Shatté, A.J. (2002). Positive youth development, prevention and positive psychology: Commentary on "Positive youth development in the United States". Prevention and Treatment, 5, Article 18.

2003

Gillham, J.E. (2003). Targeted prevention is not enough. Commentary on "Treatment is not enough: We must prevent major depression in women." Prevention and Treatment, 6.

Gillham, J.E., Freres, D.R., & Shatté, A.J. (2003). The prevention of depression in adults. In M. Bloom and T. Gullotta (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention. 

Reivich, K., & Gillham, J. (2003). Learned optimism: The measurement of explanatory style. In S. J. Lopez & C.R. Snyder (Eds.), Positive psychological assessment: A handbook of models and measures. (pp. 57-74). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Shatté, A.J., Seligman, M.E.P., Gillham, J.E., & Reivich, K. (2003).  The role of Positive Psychology in child, adolescent, and family development.  In Lerner, R.E., Jacobs, F., & Wertlieb, D. (Eds.).  Handbook of applied developmental science: promoting positive child, adolescent, and family development through research, policies, and programs. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

2004

Gillham, J.E. & Reivich, K.J. (2004). Cultivating optimism in childhood and adolescence. Annals of Political and Social Science, 591, 146-163.

2005

Reivich, K.J. & Gillham, J.E. (2005). Raising children who are hopeful. Exchange, March/April 2005, 44-48.

Reivich, K.J., Gillham, J.E., Chaplin, T. M., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2005). From helplessness to optimism: The role of resilience in treating and preventing depression in youth. In S. Goldstein & R.B. Brooks (Eds.) Handbook of Resilience in Children. (pp. 223-237). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Seligman, M. E. P., Berkowitz, M. W., Catalano, R. F., Damon, W., Eccles, J. S., Gillham, J. E., Moore, K. A., Nicholson, H. J., Park, N., Penn, D. L., Peterson, C., Shih, M., Steen, T. A., Sternberg, R. J., Tierney, J. P., Weissberg, R. P., & Zaff, J. F. (2005). The positive perspective on youth development. In D. L. Evans, E. Foa, R. Gur, H. Hendrin, C. O'Brien, M. E. P. Seligman, & B. T. Walsh (Eds), Treating and preventing adolescent mental health disorders: What we know and what we don’t know (pp. 497-527).  New York: Oxford University Press, The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, and The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

2006

Chaplin, T.M., Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K., Elkon, A.G.L., Samuels, B., Freres, D.R., Winder, B. & Seligman, M.E.P. (2006). Depression prevention for early adolescent girls: A pilot study of all-girls versus co-ed groups. Journal of Early Adolescence, 26, 110-126.

Cohen, J., Marecek, J., & Gillham, J.E. (2006). Is three a crowd? Clients, Clinicians and Managed Care. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76, 251-259.

Freres, D.R. & Gillham, J.E. (2006). The promotion of optimism and health. In M.E.Vollrath (Ed.) Handbook of Personality and Health. (pp. 314-335).West Sussex, UK: Wiley & Sons.

Gillham, J.E., Hamilton, J., Freres, D.R., Patton, K. & Gallop, R. (2006). Preventing depression among early adolescents in the primary care setting: A randomized controlled study of the Penn Resiliency Program. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Gillham, J.E., Putter, P., & Kash, V.M. (2006). The effects of sad mood on reports of parents’ caregiving behaviors. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment

 

Manuscripts in press

Gillham, J.E., Brunwasser, S.M., & Freres, D.R. (in press). Preventing depression early in adolescence: The Penn Resiliency Program. Chapter to be published in J.R.Z. Abela & B.L. Hankin (Eds.) Depression in children and adolescents: Causes, treatment and prevention.

Gillham, J.E., Chaplin, T.M., Reivich, K.J. & Hamilton, J. (in press). Preventing depression in early adolescent girls: The Penn Resiliency and Girls in Transition Programs. Chapter to be published in C. LeCroy & J. Mann (Eds.) Handbook of Prevention and Intervention Programs for Adolescent Girls. Wiley.

Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K.J., Freres, D.R., Chaplin, T.M., Shatté, A.J., Samuels, B., Elkon, A.G.L., Litzinger, S., Lascher, M., Gallop, R., & Seligman, M.E.P. (in press). School-based prevention of depressive symptoms: A randomized controlled study of the effectiveness and specificity of the Penn Resiliency Program. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K.J., Freres, D.R., Lascher, M., Litzinger, S., Shatté, A., & Seligman, M.E.P. (in press). School-based prevention of depression and anxiety symptoms in early adolescence: A pilot of a parent intervention component. School Psychology Quarterly.

 

 

Unpublished intervention manuals

Cardemil, E.V., Reivich, K.J., Gillham, J.E., Jaycox, L., & Seligman, M.E.P. (1997). Penn Resiliency Program for inner-city students. Unpublished manuscript: University of Pennsylvania.

Gillham, J.E., Jaycox, L.H., Reivich, K.J., Hollon, S.D., Freeman, A., DeRubeis, R.J. & Seligman, M.E.P. (1991). The APEX Project: Manual for group leaders. Unpublished manuscript, University of Pennsylvania. The APEX program is an 8-session group cognitive-behavioral intervention developed to prevent depression in college students.

Gillham, J.E., Jaycox, L.H., Reivich, K.J., Seligman, M.E.P. & Silver, T. (1990). The Penn Resiliency Program. (Also known as the Penn Depression Prevention Program and the Penn Optimism Program). Unpublished manuscript, University of Pennsylvania. This is a 12 session school-based program based on cognitive-behavior therapy and social problem-solving interventions. The program is designed for use with late elementary and middle school age children.

Gillham, J.E., Reivich, K.J., Darlow, S., Stoner, C., & Chaplin, T.M. (2006). The Girls in Transition Program. Unpublished manuscript, Swarthmore College & University of Pennsylvania. This is a 12 session school-based program that teaches cognitive, active coping and secondary coping skills and targets gender-related risk factors (e.g., body dissatisfaction, ruminative response styles) among girls in early adolescence.

Reivich, K.J., Gillham, J.E. & Shatté, A.J. (2002). The Penn Resiliency Program for Parents. Unpublished manuscript, University of Pennsylvania.

Seligman, M., Reivich, K., Gillham, J.E., Peterson, C., Linkins, M. Duckworth, A., Steen, T., Schwartz, B., Holt, M. & Geraghty, T. (2003). Positive Psychology Program for High School Students: Lessons for the Pleasant Life, the Good Life, and the Meaningful Life. Unpublished manuscript, University of Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College, and Wallingford-Swarthmore School District.