David Moore has research interests in adolescent and adult development, relationships, and teen parenting. A primary focus is romantic relationships, looking at communication patterns and other factors related to relationship satisfaction and stability, as well as psychological and physical health. Moore also has explored the demand-withdraw pattern of interaction in intimate relationships; rejection sensitivity in different personality types; and the transition to parenthood among adolescent parents. Moore maintains a part-time clinical practice specializing in psychotherapy with individuals and couples, including using interpersonal and mindfulness-based interventions. Authored and co-authored publications include: Lost and Found: Young Fathers in the Age of Unwed Parenthood (2020); "Young fathers and the transition to parenthood: An interpersonal analysis of paternal outcomes," in Adolescence and beyond: family processes and development (2012); and “Observing differences between healthy and unhealthy adolescent romantic relationships: Substance abuse and interpersonal process," in Journal of Adolescence (2008). Moore’s classes include: The Science and Practice of Mindfulness (CONN 365), Practicum in Psychology (PSYC 497), The Psychology of Romantic Relationships (PSYC 374), and Developmental Psychology: Adolescence through the End of Life (PSYC 221).