Loyola University Chicago

Department of Psychology


Yvita Bustos

Yvita Bustos
Training Track: Clinical 
Lab: Children Adapting to Stress and Adversity (CASA) Lab  
Advisor: Catherine DeCarlo Santiago, Ph.D. 
Office: Coffey Hall 406


I am interested in underserved populations, particularly low-income Latino families, immigrants, and refugees, in addition to school and community-based interventions for children.  My research focuses on stress, coping, risk, resilience, anxiety, depression, and trauma among these underserved populations.

Masters Thesis Title

The Effects of Familism and Parenting Behaviors on Child Internalizing Symptoms among Low-income Mexican Immigrant Families