Yan Leykin, PhD

Assistant Professor
+1 415 476-8799

Initial Examination of DAHLIA: A Fully-automated Internet Intervention for Women Survivors of Sexual Assault.

Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science

Danielle R. Goodmann, Lisa M. Brown, Eduardo L. Bunge, Yan Leykin

LungCARE: Encouraging Shared Decision-Making in Lung Cancer Screening-a Randomized Trial.

Journal of general internal medicine

Walsh JME, Karliner L, Smith A, Leykin Y, Gregorich SE, Livaudais-Toman J, Velazquez AI, Lowenstein M, Kaplan CP

Self-harm behaviors and their intentions: a cross-cultural analysis.

Journal of mental health (Abingdon, England)

Freedland AS, Sundaram K, Liu NH, Barakat S, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y

Is it worth it? Greater risk aversion with lower life satisfaction among depressed individuals.

Psychology, health & medicine

Young BE, Goodmann DR, Hamlin E, Tabaczyk O, Dunn LB, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y

Suicidality in the Arab World: Results from an Online Screener.

Community mental health journal

Daouk S, Dailami M, Barakat S, Awaad R, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y

The Impact of a Behavioral Activation Online Micro Intervention on Mood and Activity Level.

Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science

E. L. Bunge, H. Walker, G. Hunt, Y. Leykin, E. Kim

Discrepancies in suicide screenings: Results from an international study.

Journal of affective disorders

Uhl E, Raybin HB, Liu NH, Garza M, Barakat S, Mu?oz RF, Leykin Y

The Effects of Engagement with an Online Depression Prevention Program for Adolescents on Suicide Risk Factors.

Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science

Erin E. Soares, Brenna L. Giordano, Julia Rogers, Yan Leykin, Matthew Cordova, Benjamin Van Voorhees, Tracy G. Gladstone, Eduardo E. Bunge

Facilitator Contact, Discussion Boards, and Virtual Badges as Adherence Enhancements to a Web-Based, Self-guided, Positive Psychological Intervention for Depression: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal of medical Internet research

Moskowitz JT, Addington EL, Shiu E, Bassett SM, Schuette S, Kwok I, Freedman ME, Leykin Y, Saslow LR, Cohn MA, Cheung EO

Intolerance of Uncertainty and Health-Related Anxiety in Youth amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Understanding and Weathering the Continuing Storm.

Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings

Korte C, Friedberg RD, Wilgenbusch T, Paternostro JK, Brown K, Kakolu A, Tiller-Ormord J, Baweja R, Cassar M, Barnowski A, Movahedi Y, Kohl K, Martinez W, Trafalis S, Leykin Y

Digital Tools for Prevention and Treatment of Depression: Lessons from the Institute for International Internet Interventions for Health.

Clínica y Salud

Ricardo F. Muñoz, Blanca S. Pineda, Alinne Z. Barrera, Eduardo Bunge, Yan Leykin

Factor analysis of depression symptoms across five broad cultural groups.

Journal of affective disorders

Goodmann DR, Daouk S, Sullivan M, Cabrera J, Liu NH, Barakat S, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y

Who comes to a self-help depression prevention website? Characteristics of Spanish- and English-speaking visitors.

Internet interventions

Muñoz RF, Leykin Y, Barrera AZ, Dunn LB, Gutierrez R, Curland RA, Pineda BS

Common and Country-Specific Characteristics Associated With Suicidality in the Arab Region.

The Journal of clinical psychiatry

Daouk S, Awaad R, Ahmed B, Barakat S, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y

Original Research Article_Mental Well-Being of Information Technology Professionals Working in India.

Indian Journal of Mental Health(IJMH)

Vidya Bharat, Eduardo L. Bunge, Alinne Z. Barrera, Yan Leykin

Blended Care-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression and Anxiety in Real-World Settings: Pragmatic Retrospective Study.

Journal of medical Internet research

Lungu A, Jun JJ, Azarmanesh O, Leykin Y, Chen CE

Depressed individuals' reasons for and against trying to get better.

Clinical Psychologist

Robert A. Curland, Michelle M. Tran, Felipe Barba, Yan Leykin

Children and adolescents attempting to participate in a worldwide online depression screener.

Psychiatry research

Stephens TN, Tran MM, Bunge EL, Liu NH, Barakat S, Garza M, Leykin Y

Utilization of an Automated Internet-Based Safety Plan.

Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science

Danielle A. Spangler, Ricardo F. Muñoz, Joyce Chu, Yan Leykin

Association between subjective social status and facets of depression self-stigma.

Journal of community psychology

Bharat V, Habarth J, Keledjian N, Leykin Y

Association Between Treatment Seeking and Personal Knowledge of Others With Emotional or Mental Problems.

Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.)

Tran MM, Curland RA, Leykin Y

Perceived decision-making styles among individuals with obsessive-compulsive and hoarding disorders.

Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Jedidiah Siev, Keith Lit, Yan Leykin

The MARIGOLD study: Feasibility and enhancement of an online intervention to improve emotion regulation in people with elevated depressive symptoms.

Journal of affective disorders

Addington EL, Cheung EO, Bassett SM, Kwok I, Schuette SA, Shiu E, Yang D, Cohn MA, Leykin Y, Saslow LR, Moskowitz JT

Impact of an online depression prevention intervention on suicide risk factors for adolescents and young adults.


Dickter B, Bunge EL, Brown LM, Leykin Y, Soares EE, Van Voorhees B, Marko-Holguin M, Gladstone TRG

A bilingual, Internet-based, targeted advertising campaign for prostate cancer clinical trials: Assessing the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of a novel recruitment strategy.

Contemporary clinical trials communications

Kaplan CP, Siegel A, Leykin Y, Palmer NR, Borno H, Bielenberg J, Livaudais-Toman J, Ryan C, Small EJ

A Self-Paced, Web-Based, Positive Emotion Skills Intervention for Reducing Symptoms of Depression: Protocol for Development and Pilot Testing of MARIGOLD.

JMIR research protocols

Cheung EO, Addington EL, Bassett SM, Schuette SA, Shiu EW, Cohn MA, Leykin Y, Saslow LR, Moskowitz JT

Comparing Amazon Mechanical Turk with unpaid internet resources in online clinical trials.

Internet interventions

Bunge E, Cook HM, Bond M, Williamson RE, Cano M, Barrera AZ, Leykin Y, Muñoz RF

Depression increases subjective stigma of chronic pain.

Journal of affective disorders

Naushad N, Dunn LB, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y

Microinterventions produce immediate but not lasting benefits in mood and distress.

Internet interventions

Elefant AB, Contreras O, Muñoz RF, Bunge EL, Leykin Y

The effect of depression on the decision to join a clinical trial.

Journal of consulting and clinical psychology

Leykin Y, Dunn LB, Muñoz RF

Sexual orientation and treatment-seeking for depression in a multilingual worldwide sample.

Journal of affective disorders

Rutter TM, Flentje A, Dilley JW, Barakat S, Liu NH, Gross MS, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y

Mood management effects of brief unsupported internet interventions.

Internet interventions

Bunge EL, Williamson RE, Cano M, Leykin Y, Muñoz RF

Knowledge and attitudes regarding clinical trials and willingness to participate among prostate cancer patients.

Contemporary clinical trials

Kaplan CP, Nápoles AM, Narine S, Gregorich S, Livaudais-Toman J, Nguyen T, Leykin Y, Roach M, Small EJ

Daily mood ratings via text message as a proxy for clinic based depression assessment.

Journal of affective disorders

Aguilera A, Schueller SM, Leykin Y

Results from a trial of an unsupported internet intervention for depressive symptoms.

Internet interventions

Leykin Y, Muñoz RF, Contreras O, Latham MD

Using Google AdWords for international multilingual recruitment to health research websites.

Journal of medical Internet research

Gross MS, Liu NH, Contreras O, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y

Prompting Depression Treatment Seeking among Smokers: A Comparison of Participants from Six Countries in an Internet Stop Smoking RCT.

Journal of technology in human services

Leykin Y, Aguilera A, Pérez-Stable EJ, Muñoz RF

Assessing the impact of relative social position and absolute community resources on depression and obesity among smokers.

American journal of community psychology

Aguilera A, Leykin Y, Adler N, Muñoz RF

The ethics of research on deep brain stimulation for depression: decisional capacity and therapeutic misconception.

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

Fisher CE, Dunn LB, Christopher PP, Holtzheimer PE, Leykin Y, Mayberg HS, Lisanby SH, Appelbaum PS

Understanding attrition from international Internet health interventions: a step towards global eHealth.

Health promotion international

Geraghty AW, Torres LD, Leykin Y, Pérez-Stable EJ, Muñoz RF

Major depression can be prevented.

The American psychologist

Muñoz RF, Beardslee WR, Leykin Y

A cross-sectional study of barriers to personal health record use among patients attending a safety-net clinic.

PloS one

Hilton JF, Barkoff L, Chang O, Halperin L, Ratanawongsa N, Sarkar U, Leykin Y, Muñoz RF, Thom DH, Kahn JS

Interpreting the outcomes of automated internet-based randomized trials: example of an International Smoking Cessation Study.

Journal of medical Internet research

Leykin Y, Aguilera A, Torres LD, Pérez-Stable EJ, Muñoz RF

Enrolling in deep brain stimulation research for depression: influences on potential subjects' decision making.

Depression and anxiety

Christopher PP, Leykin Y, Appelbaum PS, Holtzheimer PE, Mayberg HS, Dunn LB

Participants' Perceptions of Deep Brain Stimulation Research for Treatment-Resistant Depression: Risks, Benefits, and Therapeutic Misconception.

AJOB Primary Research

Leykin Y, Christopher PP, Holtzheimer PE, Appelbaum PS, Mayberg HS, Lisanby SH, Dunn LB

Internet interventions for improving psychological well-being in psycho-oncology: review and recommendations.


Leykin Y, Thekdi SM, Shumay DM, Muñoz RF, Riba M, Dunn LB

Differential effects of online training on job-related burnout among substance abuse counsellors.

Journal of substance use

Yan Leykin, Michael A. Cucciare, Kenneth R. Weingardt

Decision-Making and Depressive Symptomatology.

Cognitive Therapy and Research

Leykin Y, Roberts CS, Derubeis RJ

Prevention of major depression.

Annual review of clinical psychology

Muñoz RF, Cuijpers P, Smit F, Barrera AZ, Leykin Y

The relation of patients' treatment preferences to outcome in a randomized clinical trial.

Behavior therapy

Leykin Y, Derubeis RJ, Gallop R, Amsterdam JD, Shelton RC, Hollon SD

Progressive resistance to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor but not to cognitive therapy in the treatment of major depression.

Journal of consulting and clinical psychology

Leykin Y, Amsterdam JD, DeRubeis RJ, Gallop R, Shelton RC, Hollon SD

The effect of nefazodone on subjective and objective sleep quality in posttraumatic stress disorder.

The Journal of clinical psychiatry

Neylan TC, Lenoci M, Maglione ML, Rosenlicht NZ, Leykin Y, Metzler TJ, Schoenfeld FB, Marmar CR