Daniel Johnson

  • Graduate Student in Clinical Psychology
  • Faculty Advisor: Mark Whisman, Soo Rhee
  • Fax: 303-492-2967
  • Email: Daniel.P.Johnson@Colorado.edu

Education

  • BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Psychology), 2006
  • M.A. University of Colorado Boulder, 2011
  • PhD, expected 2014

Research Interests

  • • Integrated etiological models of mood disorders;
  • • Genetic and environmental influences on psychopathology risk;
  • • Quantitative methods for examining longitudinal course of psychopathology and related phenotypes.

Publications and Presentations

Johnson, D.P., Rhee, S.H., Whisman, M.A., Corley, R.P., Hewitt, J.K. (In press). Genetic and environmental influences on negative life events from late childhood to adolescence. Child Development.

Johnson, D.P., Whisman, M.A., Miyake, A., Altamirano, L.J., Hewitt, J.K., & Friedman, N.P. (In preparation). Genetic and environmental influences on rumination and depression.

Whisman, M.A., BE, D., Li, A., Johnson, D.P. (In press). Couple-based interventions for depression. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice

Johnson, D.P., Whisman, M.A. (Submitted). Gender differences in rumination: A meta-analysis.

Whisman, M.A., Rhee, S.H., Hink, L., Boeldt, D.L., Johnson, D.P. (Under review). Genetic and Environmental Influences on Marital Adjustment and Subjective Well-Being.

Altamirano, L. J., Gustavson, D. E., Johnson, D. P., Whisman, M. A., & Miyake, A. (In preparation). Is set shifting really impaired in trait anxiety? Only when switching away from an effortful task set.

Johnson, D.P., Whisman, M.A., Corley, R.P., Hewitt, J.K., Rhee, S.H. (2012). Association between negative dependent life events and depressive symptoms from late childhood to adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. Epub ahead of print.

Rhee, S.H., Corley, R.P., Friedman, N.P., Hewitt, J.K. Hink, L.K., Johnson, D.P., Robinson, J., Smith, A.K., Young, S.E. (2012). The etiology of observed negative emotionality from 14 to 24 months. Frontiers in Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics.

Johnson, D.P., Whisman, M.A., Miyake, A., Altamirano, L.J., Hewitt, J.K., & Friedman, N.P. Genetic and environmental influences on rumination and depression. Presentation at the Behavior Genetics Association Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. June 2012.

Rhee SH, Corley RP, Friedman NP, Hewitt JK, Hink L, Johnson DP, Lahey B, Robinson J, Smith AK, Waldman I, Young S, Zahn-Waxler C. Testing a developmental propensity model of conduct problems. Presentation at the Behavioral Genetics Association Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. June 2012.

Whisman, M.A., Johnson, D.P., Smolen, A. (2011). Dysfunctional Attitudes and the Serotonin Transporter Promoter Polymorphism (5-HTTLPR). Behavior Therapy, 42, 300-305.

Johnson, D.P., Whisman, M.A. Gender differences in rumination: A meta-analysis. Poster at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. November 2011.

Johnson, D.P., Whisman, M.A., Corley, R.P., Hewitt, J.K., Rhee, S.H. Association between negative dependent life events and depressive symptoms from late childhood to adolescence: A latent growth model approach. Poster at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. November 2011.

Altamirano, L. J., Gustavson, D. E., Johnson, D. P., Whisman, M. A., & Miyake, A. Higher trait anxiety associated with slower overriding of prior task sets. Poster at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Seattle, WA, USA. November 2011.

Johnson, D.P., Rhee, S.H., Whisman, M.A., Corley, R.P., Hewitt, J.K. The etiology of negative life events from late childhood to adolescence. Presentation at the Behavior Genetics Association Annual Meeting, Newport, Rhode Island, USA. June 2011.

Farabaugh, A., Sonawalla, S., Johnson, D.P., Goodness, T., Witte, J., Papakostas, G.I., Clain, A., Baer, L., Fava, M., Harley, R., Mischoulon, D. (2010). Early Improvements in Anxiety, Depression, and Anger/Hostility Symptoms and Response to Antidepressant Treatment. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 22, 166-171.

Yang, H., Chuzi, S., Sinicropi-Yao, L., Johnson, D., Clain, A., Baer, L., Fava, M., Papakostas, G.I. (2010). Residual Symptom and Risk of Relapse During the Continuation/Maintenance Phase Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder with the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Fluoxetine. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 260, 145-50.

Johnson, D.P., Whisman, M.A., Smolen, A. Candidate Genes and Dysfunctional Attitudes Underlying Depression. Poster at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, USA. November 2010.

Papakostas, G.I., Cooper-Kazaz, R., Appelhof, B.C., Posternak, M.A. Johnson, D.P., Klibanski, A., Lerer, B., Fava, M. (2009). Simultaneous Initiation (Co-Initiation) of Pharmacotherapy with Triiodothyronine (T3) and a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) for Major Depressive Disorder: A Quantitative Synthesis of Double-blind Studies. International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 24, 19-25.

Yeung, A., Johnson, D.P., Trinh, N., Weng, W.C., Kvedar, J., Fava, M. (2009). Feasibility and Effectiveness of Telepsychiatry Services for Chinese Immigrants in a Nursing Home. Telemedicine and e-Health, 15, 336-41.

Yeung, A., Johnson, D.P., Trinh, N., Weng, W.C., Kvedar, J., Fava, M. Feasibility and Effectiveness of Telepsychiatry Services for Chinese Immigrants in a Nursing Home. Presentation at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. May 2008.

Yang, H., Chuzi, S., Johnson, D.P., Clain, A., Baer, L., Fava, M., Papakostas, G.I. Type of Residual Depressive Symptom and Risk of Relapse During the Continuation/Maintenance Phase Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder with the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Fluoxetine. Poster at the Harvard Medical School Mysell Psychiatry Research Day, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. April 2008.

Yang, H., Chuzi, S., Johnson, D.P., Clain, A., Baer, L., Fava, M., Papakostas, G.I. Type of Residual Depressive Symptom and Risk of Relapse During the Continuation/Maintenance Phase Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder with the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Fluoxetine. Poster at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. December 2008.