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Chloe Hamza
Assistant Professor

phone: 416-978-1059
email: chloe.hamza@utoronto.ca  
website: http://chloehamza.com

Department: Applied Psychology and Human Development



Research Overview

Dr. Chloe Hamza's research program focuses on the development of mental health concerns in adolescence and emerging adulthood (particularly self-injurious behaviors). A major focus of her research is on identifying developmentally relevant risk and protective factors that predict stability and change in self-injurious behaviors over time. She is also interested in examining developmental processes (e.g., mediating factors), and uses a variety of methodological approaches in her research (e.g., longitudinal, experimental, experience sampling).

Teaching Overview

APD1236H: Developmental Psychopathology
APD1297H: Mental Health in the Classroom
APD5011H:  Adolescence Risk and Resilience


Representative Publications

Hamza, C. A, & Willoughby, T. (2016). Nonsuicidal self-injury and suicidal risk among emerging adults. Journal of Adolescent Health, 59, 411-415.

Armiento, J., Hamza, C. A., Stewart, S. L. & Leschied, A. (2016). Direct and indirect forms of childhood maltreatment and nonsuicidal self-injury among clinically-referred children and youth. Journal of Affective Disorders, 200, 212-217.

Hamza, C. A., Willoughby T., & *Heffer, T. (2015). Impulsivity and nonsuicidal self-injury: A review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 38, 13-24.

Hamza, C. A., & Willoughby, T. (2015). Nonsuicidal self-injury and affect regulation: Recent findings from experimental and ecological momentary assessment studies. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 6, 561-574.

Hamza, C. A., & Willoughby, T. (2014). A longitudinal person-centered examination of nonsuicidal self-injury among university students. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43, 671-685.

*Armiento, J., Hamza, C. A., & Willoughby T. (2014). An examination of disclosure of nonsuicidal self-injury among university students. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 34, 518-533.

Hamza, C. A., Willoughby, T., & *Armiento, J. (2014). A laboratory examination of pain threshold and tolerance among nonsuicidal self-injurers with and without self-punishing motivations. Archives of Scientific Psychology, 2, 33-42