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Dr. Chris Young
Adjunct Professor, ABPP
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, Oxford, 2010

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ABPP: Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology, 2013

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Mississippi, Oxford, 2010

M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Mississippi, Oxford, 2007

B.A., Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2003

B.A., Economics and History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2000

Teaching Interests


Behavioral Neurology

Research Interests

Normal aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment & Dementia

Traumatic Brain Injury, including Sports Concussion


Movement Disorders

Neurologic/Neurosurgical Treatment, including Brain Tumor and Epilepsy

Cognitive Effects of Chronic Mental Illness

Aviation Neuropsychology

Forensic Neuropsychology 

Recent Publications

Young, J.C., Baughman, B.C. & Roper, B.L. (2012). Validation of the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of

Neuropsychological Status – Effort Index in a veteran sample. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 26, 688-699.


Young, J.C., Sawyer, R.J., Roper, B.L., & Baughman, B.C. (2012). Expansion and reexamination of Digit Span

effort indices in the WAIS-IV. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 26, 147-159.


Young, J.C., Caron, J.E., Baughman, B.C. & Sawyer, R.J. (2012). Detection of suboptimal effort with Symbol

Span: Development of a new embedded index. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 27, 159-164.


Young, J.C., Kearns, L.A., & Roper, B.L. (2011). Validation of the MMPI-2 Response Bias Scale and Henry-

Heilbronner Index in a U.S. veteran population. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 26, 194-204.


Young, J.C. & Gross, A.M. (2011). Detection of response bias and noncredible performance in adult Attention-

Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 26, 165-175.


Garvie, P.A., Wilkins, M.L., & Young, J.C. (2010). Medication adherence in adolescents with behaviorallyacquired

HIV: Evidence for employing a multi-method assessment protocol. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47, 504-511.


Garvie, P.A., Wilkins, M.L., Kolivas, E.D., & Young, J.C. (2010). Multi-method adherence assessment in children with

perinatally acquired HIV-1: The influence of off-schedule dosing in predicting biological markers. The Pediatric

Infectious Disease Journal, 29, 372-374.


Young, J.C., Davidson, J.A., & Gross, A.G. (2010). Clinical interviewing with children. In J. Thomas & M. Hersen (Eds.),

Handbook of Clinical Psychology Competencies. New York: Springer.