Armaine De Guzman, MA
PhD Student

Dissertation Title: Sleep and Adolescents’ Social Relationships: The Mediating Role of Emotional Regulation

Armaine is a graduate student researcher at Loma Linda University's clinical psychology doctoral program. She is interested in investigating emotional regulation and developing programs geared toward promoting socio-emotional development. Her research interests include topics that explore affective processes, sleep habits, emotional dysregulation, anxiety disorders, effects of trauma, and interpersonal relationships within social support systems. Armaine's dissertation involves exploring the effects of increased sleep on adolescents’ emotional functioning and social relationships.

Her professional goals are to provide mental health services to children and adolescents and pursue a role in teaching. Outside of academia, she enjoys watching films, reading and writing fiction, and traversing the outdoors. She is passionate about maintaining an active lifestyle that includes weight lifting and hiking with the dogs.