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David Bennett,


Title: Professor

Practices: The Caring Together Program


  • PhD in Clinical Psychology - Indiana University, Bloomington
  • BA in Psychology - University at Albany

In the Media

Early screen exposure associated with increased ASD-like symptoms
Healio Infectious Diseases in Children (May 14, 2020)

More Screen Time for Babies Tied to Autism-Like Symptoms
Neurology Advisor (May 5, 2020)

Increased exposure to electronic devices harms child growth
Business Daily (May 5, 2020)

Autism-like Symptoms Related to Babies' Screen and Parent Time
Mediblurb (May 5, 2020)

Screen Time for Tiniest Tots Linked to Autism-Like Symptoms
HealthDay (April 20, 2020)

Less screen time, more play may reduce autism-like symptoms as kids age
UPI (April 20, 2020)

Screen Time for Tiniest Tots Linked to Autism-Like Symptoms
U.S. News & World Report (April 20, 2020)

Screen Time Autism Study on WTVH-TV (CBS, Syracuse, New York)
WTVH-TV (CBS, Syracuse, New York) (April 20, 2020)

Gender nonconforming behavior in early childhood predicts depressive symptoms in adolescence
PsyPost (October 30, 2019)


"Identifying self-management support needs for pregnant women with opioid misuse in online health communities: mixed-method analysis of online posts"
Liang O, Chen Y, Bennett D and Yang C
Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23. e18296. (2021)

"Optimism versus pessimism as predictors of physical health: A comprehensive reanalysis of dispositional optimism research"
Scheier MF, Swanson JD, Barlow MA, Greenhouse JB and Tindle HA for the Optimism/Pessimism Meta-Analytic Consortium (Abatemarco D, Abdou C, ... Bennett D, ... Yi-Frazier J and Ylöstalo P)
American Psychologist (2021)

"Perinatal depressive symptoms, HIV suppression, and the underlying role of ART adherence: Prospective evidence from IMPAACT P1025 Cohort"
Momplaisir F, Hussein M, Brady K, Agwu A, Kacanek D, Scott G, Tuomala R and Bennett DS
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 73, 1379-1387. (2021)

"Prenatal drug exposure and executive function in early adolescence"
Karpova N, Zhang D, Beckwith M, Bennett DS and Lewis M
Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 88, 107036. (2021)

"Attitudes toward harm reduction among substance use treatment providers in Philadelphia"
Javadi R, Lagana K, Krowicki T, Bennett DS and Schindler B
Journal of Substance Use. (In Press)

"The effect of administering a boundary course to third year medical students during their Psychiatry Clerkship"
Kunaparaju S, Hidalgo M, Bennett DS & Sedky K
Academic Psychiatry, 42, 371-375 (2018)

"Narcolepsy with or without cataplexy in the pediatric population: A systematic review"
Nazir R, Bennett DS & Sedky K
Journal of Sleep and Sleep Disorder Research, 2574-4518, 1-13 (2018)

"Obstructive sleep apnea in individuals with Down Syndrome: A meta-analytic literature review"
Ridore S, Debbarma S, Nazir R, Bennett DS & Sedky K
Journal of Sleep and Sleep Disorder Research, 2574-4518, 1-15 (2017)

"Racial inequities in HIV prevalence and composition of risk networks among people who inject drugs in HPTN 037"
Momplaisir F, Hussein M, Tobin-Fiore D, Smith L, Bennett D, Latkin C & Metzger DS
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 76, 394-401 (2017)

"Shame among people living with HIV: A literature review"
Bennett DS, Traub K, Mace L, Juarascio A & O’Hayer CV
AIDS Care, 28, 87-91 (2016)

"HIV-related stigma, shame, and avoidant coping: Risk factors for internalizing symptoms among youth with HIV?"
Bennett DS, Hersh J, Herres J & Foster J
Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 47, 657-664 (2016)

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.