Kristi Wright


Office: AH 325
Phone: 306-585-4180

Current classes
PSYC 101 & PSYC 832

Research interests

  • Childhood psychopathology 
  • Health anxiety
  • Preoperative anxiety

Representative Publications

Ingeman, K.,* Frostholm, L. Hoffmann, D., Wright, K. D., Lockhart, E., Garralda, M. E., Kangas, M., & Rask, C. U. (2021). A new measure of excessive parental worries about  children's health: Development of the Health Anxiety by Proxy Scale (HAPYS). Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, epub ahead of print doi: 10.1080/08039488.2021.1900389

Wright, K. D., Kim, J.,* Ratcliffe, C. R. D., Walker, K. L., Sharpe, D., Wilson, S., Raazi, M. (2020). Pilot examination of the efficacy of the Internet-delivered, preoperative, preparation program (I-PPP). Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. Nov 28. Online ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s10880-020-09754-0.

Wright, K. D., Kim, J.,* Ratcliffe, C. R. D., Sharpe, D., Wilson, S., O’Brien, J., & Raazi, M. (2020). Internet-Delivered, preoperative, preparation program (I-PPP): The effect of the timing of delivery on anxiety in children undergoing day surgery procedures. Children’s Health Care, 49, 303-319. doi: 10.1080/02739615.2020.1734459

Reiser, S. A., & Wright, K. D. (2018). Fetal health anxiety: Development and psychometric properties of the Fetal Health Anxiety Inventory. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology. .Epub ahead of press. doi:10.1080/0167482X.2018.1490722

Boyes, N. G., Stickland, M. K., Fusnik, S., Hogeweide, E., Fries, J., Haykowsky, M. J., Runalls, S., Kakadekar, A., Pharis, S., Pockett, C., Bradley, T. J., Wright, K. D., Erlandson, M., & Tomczak, C. R. (2018). Physical activity modulates arterial stiffness in children with congenital heart disease: A CHAMPS cohort study. Congenital Heart Disease, 13, 578-583.. doi: 10.1111/chd.12614

Oliver, A. M., Wright, K. D., Kakadekar, A., Pharis, S., Pockett, C., Bradley, T. J., Tomczak, C. R., & Erlandson, M. (2018).  Health anxiety and associated constructs in children and adolescents with congenital heart disease: A CHAMPS cohort study. Journal of Health Psychology. Epub ahead of print doi:10.1177/1359105318755263

Thorisdottir, A. S., Villadsen, A., LeBouthillier, D. M., Rask, C. U., Wright, K. D., Asmundson, G. J. G. (2017). Measurement invariance across genders on the Childhood Illness Attitude Scales (CIAS). Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 98, 34-39. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2017.05.006

Wright, K. D., Raazi, M., & Walker, K. L. (2017). Internet-delivered, preoperative, preparation program (I-PPP): Development and effectiveness. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 39, 45-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2017.03.007

Walker, K. L., Ammaturo, D. A., & Wright, K. D. (2017). Are We Assessing Temperament Appropriately? The Emotionality Activity Sociability and Impulsivity (EASI) Temperament Scale: A systematic psychometric review. Canadian Psychology, April 17. doi: 10.1037/cap0000108.

Walker, K., & Wright, K. D. (2017). SNAP® for schools: Impact on internalizing symptoms. In Education, 23, 26-40.

Wright, K. D., Adams Lebell, M. A. N., & Carleton, R. N. (2016). Intolerance of uncertainty, anxiety sensitivity, health anxiety, and anxiety disorder symptoms in youth. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 41, 35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2016.04.011

Wright, K. D., Reiser, S. J., & Delparte, C. A. (2015). The relationship between childhood health anxiety, parent health anxiety and associated constructs. Journal of Health Psychology, 22, 617-626. doi: 10.1177/1359105315610669