Wayne State University

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Valerie Simon

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Office Location
71 East Ferry, Detroit, MI 48202
Office Phone
(313) 664-2515
Biography

Associate Professor of Psychology at the Merrill Palmer Institute and in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Simon's research focuses on investigating the implications of inter-parental conflict and childhood sexual abuse on adolescents' romantic development. Other interest areas include the development of romantic relationships in normative and atypical populations, sexual development and behavior in adolescence, family and peer processes in development and psychopathology, marital relationships and child adjustment, attachment theory, and adolescent depression. Biosketch (PDF)