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Sarah K. Hamill Skoch, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: University of Arizona Medical Center (Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology/Behavioral Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship)
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Wyoming (Clinical Psychology)
  • Internship: University of Arizona Medical Center (Clinical Psychology Internship, Child and Adolescent Track)
  • Master of Science, Clinical Psychology: University of Wyoming (Clinical Psychology)

Child Psychology

Contact Information

Clinical Interests


Behavioral Disorders

Behavioral Sleep Disorders

Major Depressive Disorder

Sleep Arousal Disorders

Peer Reviewed Publications

Hamill Skoch, S.K., Mills, J.A., Ramsey, L., & Strawn, JR. 2021. Sleep Disturbances in selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor-treated youth with anxiety disorders and OCD: A Bayesian hierarchical modeling meta-analysis. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, ,

Princiotta, D.K., Hamill Skoch, S.K., Phelps, R., Morris, R.J., Johnson, C.S., Breitborde,N., Grados, M., Bukelis, I., & Ghuman, J.K. 2020. Predicting Autistic Disorder in Young Children: The Predictive Utility of the Ghuman-Folstein Screen for Social Interaction and Sociodemographic Factors. Psychology, 11 7, 1054

Hamill Skoch, S.K., Hicks, P., Prieto-Hicks, X. 2012. The use of cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of resistant depression in adolescents Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics, 3 , 1-10.

Baird, G. L., Scott, W. D., Dearing, E., Hamill, S.K. 2009. Examining cognitive self-regulatory differences in LD and non-LD youth: Implicit theories of intelligence, academic self-efficacy, and academic goal preferences Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 28 7, 881-908.

Hamill, S.K., Scott, W.D., Dearing, E. & Pepper, C.P. 2009. Affective style and depressive symptoms in youth of a north American plains tribe: The moderating role of cultural identity and grade level Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 47 , 110-115.

Scott, W.D., Dearing, E., Reynolds, W.R., Lindsay, J.E., Baird, G. L. & Hamill, S.K. 2008. Cognitive self-regulation and depression: Examining academic self-efficacy and goal characteristics in youth of a northern plains tribe Journal of Research on Adolescence, 18 2, 379-394.

Farabaugh, A., Ongur, D., Fava, M., Hamill, S.K., Burns, A.M., Alpert, J.E. 2005. Personality disorders and the tridimensional personality questionnaire factors in major depressive disorder Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 193 11, 747-750.

Papakostas, G.I., Iosifescu, D.I., Petersen, T., Hamill, S.K., Alpert, J.E., Nierenberg, A.A., Rosenbaum, J.F., Fava, M. 2004. Serum cholesterol in the continuation phase of pharmacotherapy with Fluoxetine in remitted major depressive disorder Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 24 4, 467-469.

Hamill Skoch SK, Stimpfl JN, Strawn JR. . Evidence-Based Review: Treatment of Pediatric Insomnia Current Psychiatry, ,