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Chow, Philip

Philip Chow

Primary Appointment

Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences

Contact Information

Telephone: +1 434-924-5401

Research Interests

Research Description

Philip Chow, PhD, earned a BA in Psychology from Cornell University. He completed his doctoral studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Clinical and Community Psychology. He completed his predoctoral internship at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He was a postdoctoral research associate in the Psychology Department at UVA. Dr. Chow joined UVA's Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences in 2007. Dr. Chow specializes in using mobile technology to monitor and alleviate psychological distress. He is particularly interested in how mobile technology can be used to assist cancer patients and their loved ones.

Selected Publications

Chow PI, Fua K, Huang Y, Bonelli W, Xiong H, Barnes LE, Teachman BA, Using Mobile Sensing to Test Clinical Models of Depression, Social Anxiety, State Affect, and Social Isolation Among College Students., 2017; Journal of medical Internet research. 19(3) e62 PMID: 28258049 | PMCID: PMC5357317

Chow PI, Lord HR, MacDonnell K, Ritterband LM, Ingersoll KS, Convergence of online daily diaries and timeline followback among women at risk for alcohol exposed pregnancy., 2017; Journal of substance abuse treatment. 82() 7-11 PMID: 29021118 | PMCID: PMC5659835

Roberts BW, Luo J, Briley DA, Chow PI, Su R, Hill PL, A systematic review of personality trait change through intervention., 2017; Psychological bulletin. 143(2) 117-141 PMID: 28054797 |

Chow PI, Berenbaum H, The relation between depression and appreciation: The role of perceptions of emotional utility in an experimental test of causality., 2015; Cognition & emotion. 30(4) 797-806 PMID: 25809466 |

Schoenleber M, Chow PI, Berenbaum H, Self-conscious emotions in worry and generalized anxiety disorder., 2014; The British journal of clinical psychology. 53(3) 299-314 PMID: 24641278 |

Miller PJ, Guti?rrez IT, Chow PI, Schein SS, II. European Americans in Centerville: community and family contexts., 2014; Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development. 79(1) 19-42 PMID: 24571455 |

Chow PI, Berenbaum H, Flores LE, Examining the contextual and temporal stability of perceptions of emotional utility., 2014; Cognition & emotion. 29(7) 1224-38 PMID: 25379812 |

Chow PI, Berenbaum H, Perceived utility of emotion: the structure and construct validity of the Perceived Affect Utility Scale in a cross-ethnic sample., 2012; Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology. 18(1) 55-63 PMID: 22250898 |