Sara Chiara Haden, Ph.D
Dr. Haden completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in 2007 after receiving her M.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth in 2002 and her B.A. degree in Psychology and Italian from the University of Virginia in 1999. She completed her APA-accredited internship at the University of Florida in 2007 and served as the Research Postdoctoral Fellow on the Forensic Inpatient Service at NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center during 2007-2008. Dr. Haden's research focuses on the effects of exposure to community violence as well as risk and protective factors involved in the development of aggressive behavior in children. Her clinical experience includes work with survivors of torture and war trauma, psychiatric emergency patients, pediatric HIV clinic clients, primary care patients, mentally ill offenders, and adult male prisoners.
Shiva, A., Haden, S.C., & Brooks, J. (in press) Development and psychometric evaluation of the Inpatient Satisfaction Questionnaire. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.
Haden, S.C., & Shiva, A. (in press). Trait impulsivity in a forensic inpatient sample: An evaluation of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale. Behavioral Sciences and the Law.
Scarpa, A., Tanaka, A., & Haden, S.C. (in press). Biosocial bases of reactive and proactive aggression: The roles of community violence exposure and heart rate. Journal of Community Psychology.
Haden, S. C., & Scarpa, A. (2008). Community violence victimization and depressed mood: The moderating effects of coping and social support. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 23 (9), 1213-1234.
Haden, S.C., Scarpa, A., Jones, R.T., & Ollendick, T.H. (2007). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and injury: The moderating role of perceived social support and coping for young adults. Personality and Individual Differences, 42,1187-1198.
Haden, S.C., & Scarpa, A. (2007). The noradrenergeric system and its involvement in aggressive antisocial behavior. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 12, 1-15.
Gillman, T., & Haden, S.C. (2006). Understanding and treating the juvenile firesetter: A review. The Forensic Examiner, 15(4), 10-18.
Scarpa, A., & Haden, S.C. (2006). Community violence victimization and aggressive behavior: The moderating effects of coping and social support. Aggressive Behavior, 32(5), 502-515.
Scarpa, A., Haden, S. C., & Hurley, J. D. (2006). Community violence victimization and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder: The moderating effects of coping and social support. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21(4), 446-469.
Haden, S.C., & Hojjat, M. (2006). Aggressive responses to betrayal: The effects of type of relationship, victim's sex, and nature of aggression. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 23. 101-116.
Scarpa, A., Hurley, J. D., Shumate, H.W., & Haden, S.C. (2006). Lifetime prevalence and socioemotional effects of hearing about community violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21. 5-23.
Haden, S.C., & Scarpa, A. (2005). Childhood animal cruelty: A review of research, assessment, and therapeutic issues. The Forensic Examiner, 14(2), 23-32.