Department of Psychiatry Faculty
Leon I. Puttler, Ph.D.
Phone: (517) 353-5926
- Michigan State University – Ph.D., Clinical Psychology -1996
- California State University Los Angeles – M.S., Clinical Psychology - 1983
- University of California, Los Angeles – B.S., Psychology - 1980
- Child Externalizing Problems
- Sexual Abuse
- Marital Issues
- Development of Substance Abuse Problems
- Effects of Parental Substance Abuse Recovery on Children
- Developmental Psychopathology
- Assistant Research Scientist
Recent or Representative Publications:
- Puttler, L. I., Zucker, R. A., Fitzgerald, H. E. & Bingham, C. R. (1998). Behavioral outcomes among COAs during the early and middle childhood years: Familial subtype variations. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 22, 1962-1972.
- Nigg, J. T., Glass, J. M., Poon, E., Wong, M. M., Fitzgerald, H. E., Puttler, L. I., Jester, J. M., Adams, K. M., & Zucker, R. A. (2004). Neuropsychological executive functioning in children at elevated risk for alcoholism: Findings in early adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 13, 302-314.
- Jester, J. M., Nigg, J. T., Adams, K. M., Fitzgerald, H. E., Puttler, L. I., Wong, M. M., & Zucker, R. A. (2004, In press). Inattention/hyperactivity and aggression from early childhood to adolescence: Heterogeneity of trajectories and differential influence of family environment characteristics. Development and Psychopathology.
- Zucker, R. A., Wong, M. M., Puttler, L .I., & Fitzgerald, H. E. (2003). Resilience and vulnerability among sons of alcoholics: Relationship to developmental outcomes between early childhood and adolescence. In S. Luthar (Ed.), Resilience and Vulnerability: Adaptation in the Context of Childhood Adversities (pp.76-103). New York: Cambridge University Press.