Nancy Liu
Assistant Clinical Professor
Office: 
2125B Tolman Hall
Office Hours: 
By Appointment Only
Research Area: 
Research Interests: 
Implementation science; empirically supported treatments for suicide, depression, trauma, and severe mental illness; underserved populations; scaling up mental health services in low-resource settings; primary care integration; global mental health
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    Liu, N.H., Daumit, G.L., Dua, T., Aquila, R., Charlson, F., Cuijpers, P.,…Saxena, S. (2017). Excess mortality in persons with severe mental disorders: A multilevel intervention framework and priorities for clinical practice, policy and research agendas. World Psychiatry, 16, 30-40.

    Choi, K.H., Liu, N.H., & Spaulding, W.D. (2012). Emotional context processing in severe mental illness: scale development and validation. Psychiatry Research, 199, 84-91.

    Liu, N.H., Irabarren, S., Ciapponi, A., & Pearce, P. (2011). Microfinance-based interventions for health outcomes in persons of low socioeconomic status. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 10.

    Mazzoni, A., Althabe, F., Gutierrez, L., Gibbons, L., Liu, N.H., Bonotti, A.M.,…Belizan, J.M. (2016). Women’s preferences and mode of delivery in public and private hospitals: A prospective cohort study.BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 16, 34-42.

    Liu, N.H., Philbin, M., & Chan, H. (2015). Depression and stigma among HIV+ injection drug users in China: an exploratory study. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 13, 371-382.

    Aguilera, A., Miranda, J., Aguilar-Graxiola, S., Organista, K.C., Gonzalez, G., McQuaid, J…Munoz, R.F. (2015). Depression prevention and treatment interventions: How clinical research training programs can contribute to evidence-based practice. In G. Bernal et al.’s Research on Culturally-Informed Evidence-Based Psychological Practices. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

    Liu, N.H., Contreras, O., Munoz, R.F., & Leykin, Y. (2014). Assessing suicide attempts and depression among Chinese speakers over the internet. Crisis.doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000261

    Liu, N.H., & Satterfield, J. (2014). Substance abuse in older populations. In P.A. Areán Advances in the treatment of late life depression, anxiety and substance abuse: Behavioral interventions. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.   

    Gross, M.S., Liu, N.H., Contreras, O., Munoz, R.F., & Leykin, Y. (2014). Using Google AdWords for international multilingual recruitment to health research websites. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16, e18.

    Liu, N.H., Mazzoni, A., Zamberlin, N., Colomar, M., Chang, O., Arnaud, L., Belizan, J. (2013). Assessing women’s preferences for mode of delivery in nulliparous Argentinean women. Reproductive Health, 10, 2.

    Cook, E.A., Liu, N.H., Tarasenko, M., Davidson, C., & Spaulding, W.D. (2013). Longitudinal relationships between neurocognition, social-cognition and community functioning in outpatients with serious mental illness. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201, 786-794.

    Kasckow, J., Liu, N.H., & Phillips, M.R. (2011).Case-control study of the relationship of functioning to suicide in a community-based sample of individuals with schizophrenia in China. Community Mental Health Journal, 48, 317-320.

    Liu, N.H., Choi, K.H., Reddy, F., & Spaulding, W.D. (2010). Heterogeneity and longitudinal recovery of functioning during inpatient psychiatric rehabilitation for treatment-refractory severe mental illness. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 14, 55-75.

    Liu, N.H., & Spaulding, W.D. (2010). Impact of a health-focused day program on health behaviors, clinical functioning, and perceived wellness in individuals with serious mental illness.  Psychological Services, 7, 233-241.

    Mazzoni, A., Althabe, F., Liu, N.H., Bonotti, A.M., Gibbons, L., Sanchez, & A., Belizán, J. (2010). Women’s preferences for mode of delivery. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. doi:10.1111/j.1471-0528.2010.02793.x.

    Kasckow, J., Liu, N.H., Haas, G., & Phillips, M.R. (2010). Case-control study of the relationships of depressive symptoms to suicide in a community-based sample of individuals with schizophrenia in China. Schizophrenia Research, 122, 226-231.

    Choi, K.H., Reddy, F., Liu, N.H., & Spaulding, W.D. (2009). Memory as a moderator in the relationship between child sexual abuse and maladaptive functioning in people with severe mental illness. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 34, 449-445.

    Johnson, R.W., Liu, N.H., Wynne, A., & Spaulding, W.D. (2008). Schizophrenia. In H. Tinsley & E. Lease (Eds.) Encyclopedia of counseling (pp. 403-407). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

  • filter_dramaTeaching
    • PSYC 236: Clinical Intervention
    • PSYC 237E: Professional Development in Clinical Science
    • PSYC 237H: Introduction to Clinical Methods