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Deanna Swain

Deanna Swain

Graduate Student, Department of Psychology
Graduate Student, Clinical Science


  • B.A. in Psychology (Concentration in Clinical Psychology), Boston College, 2011


  • Parent stress and familial impact of children with ASD
  • Emotion regulation in ASD
  • Mindfulness and acceptance based treatments

Courses Taught

  • Intro to Psychology Recitation


  • Corbett, B. A., Swain, D. M., Newsom, C., Wang, L., Song, Y., & Edgerton, D. (2013). Biobehavioral profiles of arousal and social motivation in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12184
  • Corbett., B. A., Swain, D., Coke, C., Simon, D., Newsom, C., Houchins-Juarez, N., Jenson, A., Wang, L., & Song, Y. (2014). Improvement in social deficits in autism spectrum disorders using a theatre-based, peer-mediated intervention. Autism Research, 7(1), 4-16. doi: 10.1002/aur.1341.
  • Haimson, J., Swain, D., & Winner, E. (2011) Do Mathematicians Have Above Average Musical Skill? Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 29(2). 203-213.

    Deanna Swain

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