About the PI:

Kevin Kuehn is a fifth year Ph.D. student in Clinical Psychology at the University of Washington. His primary area of research is in understanding youth and young adult suicidal behaviors, and he does this using ecological momentary assessment and advanced quantitative methods. Kevin is also trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and is interested in better understanding how evidence-based treatments work in reducing suicide attempts, as well as for whom these treatments work best. Before coming to UW, Kevin worked in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University, and in the Youth Depression and Suicide Prevention Lab at the University of Michigan. Kevin graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI in 2012. 

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Dr. Kevin King:


Dr. King is a clinical and quantitative psychologist who is interested in understanding how psychopathology (such as drug and alcohol disorders, and behavioral and emotional disorders) develops during adolescence and young adulthood. His research takes a developmental psychopathology perspective, which views psychopathology as arising from interactions between individuals and their contexts across development.

Although we have studied multiple outcomes and processes, the core of my research has focused on how impulsivity develops during adolescence and young adulthood, how the development of impulsivity is associated with psychopathology, how context shapes the ability to control one’s impulses in the moment and across development, and how impulsivity may either enhance or buffer the effects of other risk factors on problematic alcohol and drug use.

In order to test these types of questions, our lab use a variety of observational and experimental methods. Much of our research used short and long-term longitudinal data collection (such as ecological momentary assessment; EMA, and longitudinal data collection) and longitudinal data analysis (generalized mixed linear (i.e. multilevel) models, latent growth curve, growth mixture, latent difference score models).

Our lab also has a line of methodological research focused on improving the implementation of statistical methods among applied researchers.

Dr. King is an Associate Professor of Clinical and Quantitative Psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. He completed his PhD. in Clinical Psychology from Arizona State University in 2007, and his clinical internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic from 2006 - 2007. He has been on faculty at the University of Washington in Clinical and Quantitative Psychology since 2007. He has been principal and co-investigator on multiple federal and private foundation grants to examine substance use in youth, served on the editorial board of several journals, has been a standing member of NIH grant review committees, and is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications appearing in journals such as Addiction, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Prevention Science.

Project ARISE Research Assistants:

Walter Gray

Laura Anne Wallace

Subarna Bagchi

Marianna Cervantes

Emi Gilbert

Bea Tan

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