Dr. Jane Mendle received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Virginia and completed her clinical internship at the Payne Whitney Clinic of New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College. Her research is focused on the transition from childhood to adolescence, primarily how different aspects of puberty -- its timing and tempo, its early life antecedents, and the ways that children, peers, and family member perceive and understand it -- are related to psychological health and well-being.
- Mendle, J., Beam, C.R., McKone, K.M.P., & Koch, M.K. (In press). Puberty and transdiagnostic risks for mental health. Journal of Research on Adolescence.
- Mendle, J., & Koch, M.K. (2019). The psychology of puberty. What aren’t we studying that we should? Child Development Perspectives, 13, 166-172. doi; 10.1111/cdep.12333
- Mendle, J., Beltz, A., Carter, R., &. Dorn, L.D. (2019). Understanding puberty and its measurement: ideas for research in a new generation. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 29, 82-95. doi: 10.1111/jora.12371
- Mendle, J., Ryan, R.M., & McKone, K.M.P. (2018). Age at menarche, depression, and antisocial behavior in adulthood. Pediatrics, 141,1-8. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1536