Dr. Cathy Chovaz - Research

Dr. Cathy Chovaz - Research


Chovaz, C. (2023). Language Deprivation in Deaf Individuals. Research Insights, 19(1), 12-15.

Chovaz, C. J., Russell, D., & Boudreault, P. (2023). Deaf community experiences in the Canadian justice system. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/law0000404

Ashton Rennison, V. L., Chovaz, C. J., & Zirul, S. (2023). Cognition and psychological well-being in adults with post COVID-19 condition and analyses of symptom sequelae. The Clinical neuropsychologist, 1–28.https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2023.2227407

Russell, D. ,Chovaz, C.J., Nicholson, W., English, M. & Pacquette, V. (2023). Identity and Coping: Deaf Sign Language Interpreters and Secondary Traumatic Stress. Journal of Interpretation, 31(1) Article 3. https://digitalcommons.unf.edu/joi/vol31/iss1/3


Chovaz, C (2022). How to Make Psychology Practices More Accessible for Deaf People. In The Psychology Commons. Kingston, ON: eCampus Ontario. Licensed under CC BY NC 4.0. Retrieved from https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/psychologycommons/chapte r/mental-health-care-of-deaf-people-chovaz-c-2-28-2022/ This resource is recreated with permission from the Canadian Psychological Association: Chovaz, C. (2017). Mental Health Care of Deaf People. Psynopsis, 39(3), 14-15. Accessed via: https://cpa.ca/docs/File/Psynopsis/summer2017/index.html

Chovaz, C. J., Russell, D., & Daly, B. (2022). Lived experiences of deaf Canadians: What we want you to know! Canadian Psychology/Psychologie Canadienne, 63(4), 651-666. https://doi.org/10.1037/cap0000313

Link to Video Research Summary: Lived Experiences of Deaf Canadians



Chovaz, C.J.,   Rennison, L.A. &. Chorostecki, D.O. (2021) The validity of the test of memory malingering (TOMM) with deaf individuals, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 35:3, 597-614, DOI: 10.1080/13854046.2019.1696408

Russell, D., Chovaz, C, Boudreault, P. (2021).  (submitted; currently under review). Canadian Justice system: Access for all? Deaf community experience.  Disability Studies Quarterly.


Daly, B., & Chovaz, C. J. (2020). Secondary Traumatic Stress: Effects on the Professional Quality of Life of Sign Language Interpreters. American Annals of the Deaf (Washington, D.C. 1886), 165(3), 353–367. https://doi.org/10.1353/aad.2020.0023


Russell, D., Chovaz, C.J., & Boudreault, P. (2018).  Administration of Justice: The Experiences of Deaf, Deafblind, and Deaf People with Additional Disabilities in Accessing the Justice System.  Canadian Association of the Deaf – Association des Sourds du Canada, Ottawa.  https://cad-asc.ca/projects/access-to-justice/

Chovaz, C.J. & Plimmer, C. (2018). Strengths & Difficulties Questionnaire – ASL version. Youth in Mind, http://www.sdqinfo.com


Chovaz, C. (2017). Mental Health Care of Deaf People.  Psynopsis, 39(2),14-15. https://cpa.ca/docs/File/Psynopsis/2017/PsynopsisSummer2017.pdf


Chovaz, C.J. Report of a Deaf Child With Tourette’s Disorder, The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, Volume 18, Issue 3, July 2013, Pages 360–369, https://doi.org/10.1093/deafed/ent014

Chovaz, C.J. (2013). Intersectionality: Mental Health Interpreters and Mental Health and Deafness, 3(1).Link to research: http://www.ijmhd.org/index.php/ijmhd/article/view/23