PITT PARENTS AND CHILDREN LABORATORY
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The Pitt Parents and Children Laboratory (PPCL) is located within the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. The primary goal of the PPCL is to advance our understanding of vulnerability and resilience among children at-risk formaladaptive psychosocial outcomes. Our current projects include basic research on the development of both externalizing and internalizing child outcomes, and applied research studying the efficacy of interventions to prevent the development of early problem behavior. At a broader level, our research seeks to promote mental health in children, by enriching our understanding of basic processes in early childhood that lead to maladaptive outcomes, and by developing new methods for preventing the onset and/or exacerbation of early problem behavior.
The PPCL Web Page was designed to provide information about the ongoing research projects to interested parties. Using the web page, visitors can find descriptions of our 5 ongoing projects, access to recent publications and presentations from these studies, and a listing of our internal and affiliate staff.
The PPCL was established in 2000 within the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. Led by Dr. Daniel Shaw, the PPCL is currently involved in 5 ongoing projects funded by the National Institutes of Health.
University of Pittsburgh
Pitt Mother and Child Project
Early Steps Projects
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