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Research Publications

Last updated March 2024

Rivers, A. S., Winston-Lindeboom, P., Atte, T., Rosen, P., Wintersteen, M., Watkins, N. K., Tien, A., & Diamond, G. (2023).  Differentiating between youth with a history of suicidal thoughts, plans, and attempts. School Mental Health.


Rivers, A. S., Bosmans, G., Piovanetti Rivera, I., Ruan-Iu, L., & Diamond, G. (2022). Maternal and paternal attachment in high-risk adolescents: Unique and interactive associations with internalizing symptoms. Journal of Family Psychology, 36(6), 954–963. 


Quimby, E. G., Brogan, L., Atte, T., Diamond, G., & Fein, J. A. (2022). Evaluating adolescent substance use and suicide in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care, 38(2), e595-e599.

Rivers, A. S., Winston-Lindeboom, P., Ruan-Iu, L., Atte, T., Tien, A., & Diamond, G. (2022). Validation of a parent report on externalizing symptoms scale: A downward extension of the behavioral health screen. School Psychology. Advance online publication. 

Ruan-Iu, L., Chod, D., Weissinger, G., VanFossen, C., Sainoz, R., Tien, A., & Diamond, G. (2022). Validation of the behavioral health screen-depression with adolescents in residential care. Psychological Assessment.

Ruan-Iu, L., Rivers, A. S., Barzilay, R., Moore, T. M., Tien, A., & Diamond, G. (2022). Identifying Youth at Risk for Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Using the “p” factor in Primary Care: An Exploratory Study. Archives of suicide research, 1-16. 

Weissinger, G., Ho, C., Ruan-Iu, L., Van Fossen, C., & Diamond, G. (2022). Barriers to mental health services among college students screened in student health: A latent class analysis. Journal of American College Health, 1-7. 

Weissinger, G., Rivers, A. S., Atte, T., & Diamond, G. (2022). Suicide Risk Screening in the School Environment: Family Factors and Profiles. Children and Youth Services Review, 106766. 

Rivers, A. S., Russon, J., Winston-Lindeboom, P., Ruan-Iu, L., & Diamond, G. (2021). Family and peer relationships in a residential youth sample: exploring unique, non-linear, and interactive associations with depressive symptoms and suicide risk. J Youth Adolesc, 1–12. 

Esposito, J. M., Fein, J. A., Marshall, J., Mitchell, C., Aredas, B., & Zorc, J. J. (2020). Improving mental health communication from the pediatric emergency department to primary care. Pediatr Emerg Care, 36(9), 424-429.

Russon, J., Mensinger, J., Herres, J., Shearer, A., Vaughan, K., Wang, S. B., & Diamond, G. S. (2019). Identifying risk factors for disordered eating among female youth in primary care. Child Psychiatry Hum De, 50(5), 727-737. 

Abaya, R, Atte, T., Diamond, G, Fein, JA (2019). Characteristics and behavioral risk factors of firearm-exposed youth in an urban emergency department. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 42(4), 603-612.

Wang, S.B., Herres, J., & Diamond, G. (2017) Unique Interactions of Interpersonal Trauma and Positive Peer and Family Experiences on Traumatic Distress among Pediatric Primary Care Patients. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Diamond, G., Herres, J., Krauthamer Ewing E.S., Atte, T., Scott, S., Wintersteen, M., & Gallop, R. (2017) Comprehensive Screening for Suicide Risk in Primary Care. The American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 53(1), 48-54.

Herres, J., Kodish, T., Fein, J., & Diamond, G. S. (2017). Screening to identify groups of pediatric emergency department patients using latent class analysis of reported suicidal ideation and non-suicidal self-injury. Archives of Suicide Research, 1-12. 

Kodish, T., Herres, J., Shearer, A., Atte, T., Fein, J., & Diamond, G.S. (2016). Bullying, Depression, and Suicide Risk in a Pediatric Primary Care Sample. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 37(3), 241-6.

Shearer, A., J. Herres, T. Kodish, H. Squitieri, K. James, J. Russon, T. Atte, and Diamond, G.S. (2016). Differences in Mental Health Symptoms Across Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning Youth in Primary Care Settings. Journal of Adolescent Health, 59(1): p. 38-43.

Shearer, A., Russon, J., Herres, J., Atte, T., Kodish, T. & Diamond, G. (2015). The relationship between disordered eating and sexuality amongst adolescents and young adults. Eating Behaviors, 19, 115-9

Jenkins, A.L., Singer, J., Conner, B.T., Calhoun, S. & Diamond, G.S. (2014). Risk for suicidal ideation and attempt among a primary care sample of adolescents engaging in nonsuicidal self-injury. Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior, 44(6): p. 616-28.

Wintersteen, M.B. & Diamond, G.S. (2013). Youth Suicide Prevention in Primary Care: A Model Program and Its Impact on Psychiatric Emergency Referrals. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 1(3), 295-305.

Bevans, K.B., Diamond, G., Levy, S. (2012). Screening for Adolescents' Internalizing Symptoms in Primary Care: Item Response Theory Analysis of the Behavior Health Screen Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidal Risk Scales. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 33(4), 283-290.

Diamond, G.S, O’Malley, A., Wintersteen, M.B., Peters, S., Yunghans, S., Biddle, V., O’Brien, C. & Schrand, S. (2012). Attitudes, Practices, and Barriers to Adolescent Suicide and Mental Health Screening: A Survey of Pennsylvania Primary Care Providers.  Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, 3(1), 29-35.


Cronholm, P.F., Barg, F.K., Pailler, M.E., Wintersteen,M.B., Diamond, G., & Fein, J.A. (2010).  Adolescent depression: Views of health care providers in a pediatric emergency setting. Pediatric Emergency Care, 26, 111-117.

Diamond, G.S., Levy, S.A., Bevans, K.B., Fein, J.A., Wintersteen, M.B., Tien, A. & Creed, T.A. (2010). Development, validation, and utility of the web-based Behavioral Health Screen for adolescents in ambulatory care. Pediatrics, 126(1), 163-170. 

Fein, J.A., Pailler, M.E., Frances K., Barg, F.K., Wintersteen, M.B., Hayes, K., Tien, A. & Diamond, G.S. (2010).  Feasibility and effects of a web-based adolescent psychiatric assessment administered by clinical staff in the pediatric emergency department. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 164(12), 1112-1117. 


Wintersteen, M.B. (2010). Standardized Screening for Suicidal Adolescents in Primary Care.  Pediatrics, 125, 938-944.

Pailler, M. E., Cronholm, P. F., Barg, F. K., Wintersteen, M. B., Diamond, G.S., & Fein, J. A. (2009). Patients’ and caregivers beliefs about depression screening and referral in the emergency department. Pediatric Emergency Care, , 25(11), 721-727.

Pailler, M.E. & Fein, J.A. (2009). Computerized behavioral health screening in the emergency  department. Pediatric Annals, 38(3), 156-160.

Stevens, S. L., Kinsman, S. B., Pailler, M. E., Latif, S., Levy, S. A., & Diamond, G. S. (2007). Providers’ experiences with identification, management and referral of  adolescents with depression. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40(2), S42-S43.

Wintersteen, M.B., Diamond, G. S., & Fein, J. A. (2007). Screening for suicide risk inthe pediatric emergency and acute care setting. Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 19(4), 398-404.

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