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  • Christine Low, PhD

  • Christine Low, PhD  

    • Staff Psychologist, Bradley Hospital and Bradley/Hasbro Children's Research Center

    • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Clinical), Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Clinical), Division of Biology and Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Background Information

    Christine M. Low, PhD is a staff psychologist with Bradley Hospital, providing clinical service, research collaboration, and supervision of predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees and medical residents at the Bradley/Hasbro Children's Research Center and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

    Low earned her doctoral degree in child clinical psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. She completed her predoctoral clinical internship at the University of  Washington School of Medicine and her postdoctoral fellowship in Early Childhood at Bradley Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She joined the faculty at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in 2005.

    Research Interests

    Low’s research interests are in the area of developmental psychopathology; early childhood mental health; development of children and families in high-risk contexts; parent-child relationships and family functioning; early childhood community-based mental health consultation; child care health consultation, and program evaluation.

    More information on Low's research

    Selected Publications

    Baker, B.L., McIntyre, L.L., Blacher, J., Crnic, K., Edelbrock, C., & Low, C. (2003). Preschool children with and without developmental delay: Behavior problems and parenting stress over time.  Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 47, 217 – 230.

    Brown, E. and Low, C. M. (2008). Chaotic living conditions and sleep problems associated with children’s responses to academic challenge. Journal of Family Psychology, 22 (6), 920-923.

    Coyne, L.W., Low, C.M., Miller, A.L., Seifer, R., & Dickstein, S. (2007). Mothers' empathic understanding of their toddlers: Associations with maternal depression and sensitivity. The Journal of Child and Family Studies, 16 (4) 483-497.

    Parker, J.G., Low, C.M., Walker, A.R., Gamm, B.K. (2005). Friendship jealousy in young adolescents: Individual differences and links to sex, self-esteem, aggression, and social adjustment. Developmental Psychology, 41, 235-250.

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