Jocelyn I Meza

Title(s)Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
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    University of California, Los AngelesBA05/2012Psychology
    University of California, BerkeleyMA05/2014Clinical Science
    University of California, BerkeleyPhD05/2019Clinical Science
    University of California, San FranciscoClinical Internship06/2019Clinical Psychology
    University of California, Los AngelesT32 Postdoctoral Fellowship07/2020Psychiatry
    University of California, San Francisco UC Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship07/2021Psychiatry

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    Dr. Jocelyn Meza received her B.A. in Psychology and minor in Applied Developmental Psychology at UCLA, her M.A. and Ph.D. Degrees in Clinical Science at UC Berkeley and her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at UCSF. Currently, Dr. Meza is an Assistant Professor In-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and is the Associate Director of the Youth Stress and Mood (YSAM) Clinic. Dr. Meza is also the Principal Investigator/Director of the HEART Lab (Health Equity & Access Research & Treatment Lab). The HEART Lab focuses on clinical, teaching, and research that focuses on the development and evaluation of culturally responsive treatments for self-harm/suicide for racial/ethnic minoritized youth impacted by different social systems (i.e., juvenile legal and child welfare systems). Dr. Meza also examines cultural factors that may influence psychopathology in Black and Latinx youth (including cultural protective factors), as well as the impact racial discrimination on self-harm/suicide. Dr. Meza is a licensed and certified bilingual clinical psychologist trained in cognitive-behavior and dialectical behavior therapies. Dr. Meza’s work in advancing mental health treatments among diverse ethnoracial families has been recognized by the National Latinx Psychology Association and has also received the prestigious UC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship.

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    1. Counseling Center and Therapist Effects on Changes in Suicidal Ideation among College Students Receiving Services on Campus: Comparisons across International Status, Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation. Arch Suicide Res. 2024 Apr 12; 1-12. Keum BT, Meza JI, Kivlighan DM, Abdallah M, Bartholomew TT. PMID: 38607320.
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    2. Community Members' Perceptions of a Resource-Rich Well-Being Website in California During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Qualitative Thematic Analysis. JMIR Form Res. 2024 Mar 25; 8:e55517. Heilemann MV, Lai J, Cadiz MP, Meza JI, Flores Romero D, Wells KB. PMID: 38526558.
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    3. Examining the relationship between suicide ideation frequency and intergenerational acculturative conflict between Mexican descent college students and their caregivers using the interpersonal theory of suicide. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2024 Feb 27. Meza JI, Piña-Watson B, Lopez D, Bonilla GS, Sanchez MR, Manzo G, Garcia A. PMID: 38414324.
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    4. Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Self-Cutting Behavior Among Adolescents at First Contact with the Juvenile Court. J Youth Adolesc. 2023 Dec; 52(12):2494-2508. Meza JI, Folk J, Hoskins D, Kemp K, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 37592194; PMCID: PMC10522515.
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    5. Promoting Racial/Ethnic Identity in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Treatments. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2023 08; 62(8):847-849. Bath EPJ, Meza JI. PMID: 37075890.
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    6. Culturally responsive assessment of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in youth of color. Am Psychol. 2023 10; 78(7):842-855. Molock SD, Boyd RC, Alvarez K, Cha C, Denton EG, Glenn CR, Katz CC, Mueller AS, Meca A, Meza JI, Miranda R, Ortin-Peralta A, Polanco-Roman L, Singer JB, Zullo L, Miller AB. PMID: 36913280; PMCID: PMC10497725.
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    7. Practitioner Review: Common elements in treatments for youth suicide attempts and self-harm - a practitioner review based on review of treatment elements associated with intervention benefits. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2023 10; 64(10):1409-1421. Meza JI, Zullo L, Vargas SM, Ougrin D, Asarnow JR. PMID: 36878853.
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    8. Contributions of Multilevel Family Factors to Emotional and Behavioral Problems among Children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder in China. Behav Sci (Basel). 2023 Jan 29; 13(2). He T, Meza J, Ding W, Hinshaw SP, Zhou Q, Akram U, Lin X. PMID: 36829342; PMCID: PMC9952196.
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    9. Risk profiles of suicide attempts among girls with histories of commercial sexual exploitation: A latent class analysis. Child Abuse Negl. 2023 03; 137:106036. Meza JI, Godoy SM, Nguyen PT, Perris GE, Barnert ES, Bath EP. PMID: 36680963; PMCID: PMC10226678.
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    10. Equitable suicide prevention for youth impacted by the juvenile legal system. Front Psychiatry. 2022; 13:994514. Meza JI, Snyder S, Shanholtz C. PMID: 36387003; PMCID: PMC9640731.
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    11. Caregiver-Youth intergeneration acculturation conflict moderates the relationship between depression severity and suicidality among female Mexican-Descent college students. J Am Coll Health. 2022 Aug 23; 1-11. Meza JI, Piña-Watson B, Garcia A, Manzo G, Gonzalez IM. PMID: 35997695; PMCID: PMC9947194.
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    12. An Ecodevelopmental Framework for Engaging Diverse Youth in Foster Care and Their Families Into Technology-Based Family Intervention Research Trials. Front Digit Health. 2022; 4:866139. Folk JB, Gill H, Ordorica C, Rodriguez CA, Holloway ED, Meza J, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 35633735; PMCID: PMC9135973.
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    13. Racial Discrimination Experienced by Black Parents: Enduring Mental Health Consequences for Adolescent Youth. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2022 10; 61(10):1251-1261. Galán CA, Meza JI, Ridenour TA, Shaw DS. PMID: 35513191.
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    14. Black Youth Suicide Crisis: Prevalence Rates, Review of Risk and Protective Factors, and Current Evidence-Based Practices. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ). 2022 Apr; 20(2):197-203. Meza JI, Patel K, Bath E. PMID: 37153125; PMCID: PMC10153500.
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    15. An Intersectional-Contextual Approach to Racial Trauma Exposure Risk and Coping Among Black Youth. J Res Adolesc. 2022 06; 32(2):583-595. Galán CA, Auguste EE, Smith NA, Meza JI. PMID: 35441500; PMCID: PMC9324932.
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    16. Impact of Family, Neighborhood, and Schools on Behavioral Health Needs of Justice-Involved Latinx Adolescents. Couple Family Psychol. 2023 Sep; 12(3):168-189. Hoskins D, Meza JI, Del Cid MV, Kemp K, Koinis-Mitchell D, Webb M, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 37705892; PMCID: PMC10499485.
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    17. Childhood predictors and moderators of lifetime risk of self-harm in girls with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Dev Psychopathol. 2021 10; 33(4):1351-1367. Meza JI, Owens EB, Hinshaw SP. PMID: 32536361.
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    18. Disentangling acculturation and enculturation intergenerational gaps: Examining mother-youth value discrepancies and mental health among Mexican-descent college students. J Clin Psychol. 2022 02; 78(2):298-320. Manzo G, Piña-Watson B, Gonzalez IM, Garcia A, Meza JI. PMID: 34414572.
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    19. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptom Dimensions Differentially Predict Adolescent Peer Problems: Findings From Two Longitudinal Studies. Front Psychol. 2020; 11:609789. Ahmad SI, Meza JI, Posserud MB, Brevik EJ, Hinshaw SP, Lundervold AJ. PMID: 33584444; PMCID: PMC7873893.
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    20. Current and Retrospective Childhood Ratings of Emotional Fluctuations in Adults With ADHD. Front Psychol. 2020; 11:571101. Lundervold AJ, Halmøy A, Nordby ES, Haavik J, Meza JI. PMID: 33384637; PMCID: PMC7769943.
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    21. One Size Does Not Fit All: Making Suicide Prevention and Interventions Equitable for Our Increasingly Diverse Communities. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2021 02; 60(2):209-212. Meza JI, Bath E. PMID: 33068754.
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    22. Can School Mental Health Providers Deliver Psychosocial Treatment Improving Youth Attention and Behavior in Mexico? A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of CLS-FUERTE. J Atten Disord. 2021 12; 25(14):2083-2097. Haack LM, Araujo EA, Meza J, Friedman LM, Spiess M, Alcaraz Beltrán DK, Delucchi K, Mojardín Herladez A, Pfiffner L. PMID: 32996347.
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    23. Co-Occurring Psychopathology Moderates Social Skills Improvement in a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Collaborative School-Home Intervention for Children with ADHD. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2022 Jul-Aug; 51(4):543-555. Morgan JE, Dvorsky MR, Meza JI, Schumacher LT, Pfiffner LJ. PMID: 32930610; PMCID: PMC7956906.
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    24. Outcomes of School-Home Intervention for Attention and Behavior Problems: Teacher Adherence Matters. School Ment Health. 2020 Dec; 12(4):703-715. Meza JI, Friedman LM, Dvorsky MR, Kass P, Chabbra D, Pfiffner LJ. PMID: 34589157; PMCID: PMC8475494.
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    25. Stigma and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: negative perceptions and anger emotional reactions mediate the link between active symptoms and social distance. Atten Defic Hyperact Disord. 2019 Dec; 11(4):373-382. Meza JI, Monroy M, Ma R, Mendoza-Denton R. PMID: 30919232.
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    26. Influences to ADHD Problem Recognition: Mixed-Method Investigation and Recommendations to Reduce Disparities for Latino Youth. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2018 11; 45(6):958-977. Haack LM, Meza J, Jiang Y, Araujo EJ, Pfiffner L. PMID: 29770911; PMCID: PMC6239986.
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    27. Correction to: Influences to ADHD Problem Recognition: Mixed-Method Investigation and Recommendations to Reduce Disparities for Latino Youth. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2018 11; 45(6):978. Haack LM, Meza J, Jiang Y, Araujo EA, Pfiffner L. PMID: 29995290.
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    28. Childhood Social Functioning and Young Adult Intimate Partner Violence in Girls With and Without ADHD: Response Inhibition as a Moderator. J Atten Disord. 2019 Oct; 23(12):1486-1496. Youn C, Meza JI, Hinshaw SP. PMID: 29862865.
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    29. Processing Speed Mediates the Longitudinal Association between ADHD Symptoms and Preadolescent Peer Problems. Front Psychol. 2017; 8:2154. Thorsen AL, Meza J, Hinshaw S, Lundervold AJ. PMID: 29487545; PMCID: PMC5816923.
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    30. Parent Rated Symptoms of Inattention in Childhood Predict High School Academic Achievement Across Two Culturally and Diagnostically Diverse Samples. Front Psychol. 2017; 8:1436. Lundervold AJ, Meza JI, Hysing M, Hinshaw SP. PMID: 28890705; PMCID: PMC5574910.
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    31. Patterns of Comorbidity Among Girls With ADHD: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2016 10; 138(4). Tung I, Li JJ, Meza JI, Jezior KL, Kianmahd JS, Hentschel PG, O'Neil PM, Lee SS. PMID: 27694280; PMCID: PMC9923580.
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    32. Response Inhibition, Peer Preference and Victimization, and Self-Harm: Longitudinal Associations in Young Adult Women with and without ADHD. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2016 Feb; 44(2):323-34. Meza JI, Owens EB, Hinshaw SP. PMID: 25985979; PMCID: PMC4654696.
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    33. Childhood Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Predicts Intimate Partner Victimization in Young Women. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2016 Jan; 44(1):155-66. Guendelman MD, Ahmad S, Meza JI, Owens EB, Hinshaw SP. PMID: 25663589; PMCID: PMC4531111.
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