Social Support, Social Constraint, Psychological Well-Being, Stress
Cristopher Lance is a first-year Clinical Psychology Ph.D. student at George Mason University. He graduated from George Mason University with a B.S. in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology and a minor in Neuroscience. Prior to joining the Clinical Psychology program, he was the project manager for the Parent-Teen Study II, which focused on the importance of Parent-Adolescent interactions in development.
Broadly speaking, his research interests are in how stress influences well-being and physical health in adults. He is interested in studying how social networks influence emotional and physical health, particularly in the context of how critical social support is in improving psychological well-being for those with underlying health conditions.
B.S. Psychology, George Mason University, 2020
A.S. Social Sciences (Psychology), Northern Virginia Community College, 2018