Elizabeth Mayfield Arnold, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Elizabeth Mayfield Arnold, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Depressive Disorders, Runaway Behavior, Sexual Compulsivity, Adolescent Mental Health, Mood Disorders, Anxiety

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4551
Department: 336-716-4657


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Education & Training

  • B.A., Newcomb College , 1989
  • M.S., University of Georgia , 1992
  • Ph.D., Florida State University , 1998
  • Internship, Grady Mem Hosp, 1992


  • Nat'L Assn Of Social Workers
  • Soc Of Prevention Research
  • Soc for Soc Work and Research
  • Soc for Advance of Sex Health

NPI Number

  • 1679557631
Elizabeth Mayfield Arnold, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Mayfield Arnold, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Social Sciences & Health Policy
Translational Science Institute

Research Interests

aids, epidemiology, mental disorders/psychiatry/ps, prevention, substance abuse

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-4657


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Recent Publications

Arnold EM, Greco E, Desmond K, Rotheram-Borus MJ. When life is a drag: depressive symptoms associated with early adolescent smoking. Vulnerable Child Youth Stud. 2014;9(1):1-9.

Kaplan SG, Arnold EM, Irby MB, Boles KA, Skelton JA. Family systems theory and obesity treatment: applications for clinicians. Infant Child Adolesc Nutr. 2014;6(1):24-29.

Bell R, Arnold E, Golden S, Langdon S, Anderson A, Bryant A. Perceptions and psychosocial correlates of bullying among Lumbee Indian youth. Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res. 2014;21(1):1-17.

Easterling D, Arnold EM, Jones JA, Smart AJ. Achieving synergy with collaborative problem solving: the value of system analysis. Found Rev. 2013;5(1):105-120.

Arnold EM, McCall WV, Anderson AA, Golden S, Langdon S, Bryant A, Bell R. Sleep problems, suicidality and depression among American Indian youth. J Sleep Disord: Treat Care. 2013;2(3):.

Milburn NG, Iribarren FJ, Rice E, Lightfoot M, Solorio R, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Desmond K, Lee A, Alexander K, Maresca K, Eastmen K, Arnold EM, Duan N. A family intervention to reduce sexual risk behavior, substance use, and delinquency among newly homeless youth. J Adolesc Health. 2012;50(4):358-364.

Arnold EM, Song E-Y, Legault C, Wolfson M. Risk behavior of runaways who return home. Vulnerable Child Youth Stud. 2012;7(3):283-297.

Furr RM, Fleeson W, Anderson M, Arnold EM. On the contributions of a network approach to personality theory and research. Eur J Pers. 2012;26():437-439.

Comulada WS, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Carey G, Lord LR, Arnold EM. Adjustment of trendy, gaming and less assimilated tweens in the United States. Vulnerable Child Youth Stud. 2011;6(3):263-275.

Rotheram-Borus MJ, Swendeman D, Amani B, Applegate E, Milburn NG, Arnold EM. AIDS In: Brown BB, Prinstein MJ, eds. Encyclopedia of adolescence, vol 3. Boston: Elsevier/Academic Press;2011: 30-40.

Comulada WS, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Weiss RE, Desmond KA, Remien RH, Weinhardt LS, Pequegnat W, Arnold EM, Morin SF, Johnson MO. Relationships over time between mental health symptoms and transmission risk among persons living with HIV. Psychol Addict Behav. 2010;24(1):109-118.

Fleeson W, Furr RM, Arnold EM. An agenda for symptom-based research [commentary]. Behav Brain Sci. 2010;33(2-3):157.

Arnold EM, Rotheram-Borus MJ. Comparisons of prevention programs for homeless youth. Prev Sci. 2009;10(1):76-86.

Rotheram-Borus MJ, Desmond K, Comulada WS, Arnold EM, Johnson M. Reducing risky sexual behavior and substance use among currently and formerly homeless adults living with HIV. Am J Public Health. 2009;99(6):1100-1107.

Rice E, Comulada S, Green S, Arnold EM, Rotheram-Borus MJ. Differential disclosure across social network ties among women living with HIV. AIDS Behav. 2009;13(6):1253-1261.

Arnold EM. Unintended confidentiality and mandatory reporting In: Thomlinson B, Corcoran K, eds The evidence-based internship: a field manual. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.;2008: 83-89.

Arnold EM, Rice E, Flannerey D, Rotheram-Borus MJ. HIV disclosure among adults living with HIV. AIDS Care. 2008;20(1):80-92.

Goldston DB, Walsh A, Arnold EM, Reboussin B, Daniel SS, Nutter D, Hickman E, Palmes G, Snider E, Wood FB. Reading problems, psychiatric disorders, and functional impairment from mid- to late adolescence. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2007;46(1):25-32.

Arnold EM, Walsh AK, Oldham MS, Rapp CA. Strengths-based case management: implementation with high-risk youth. Fam Soc. 2007;88(1):86-94.

Elliott HW, Arnold EM, Brenes GA, Silvia L, Rosenquist PB. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder accommodations for psychiatry residents. Acad Psychiatry. 2007;31(4):290-296.

Daniel SS, Walsh AK, Goldston DB, Arnold EM, Reboussin BA, Wood FB. Suicidality, school dropout, and reading problems among adolescents. J Learn Disabil. 2006;39(6):507-514.

Arnold EM, Artin KA, Griffith D, Person JL, Graham KG. Unmet needs at the end of life: perceptions of hospice social workers. J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care. 2006;2(4):61-83.

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Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Clinical Interests

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Depressive Disorders, Runaway Behavior, Sexual Compulsivity, Adolescent Mental Health, Mood Disorders, Anxiety
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