Completed Ph.D. Dissertations, Academic Years 2017-20
Buckley, Jennifer J.
Exploring the role of trauma in women's substance use disorder treatment: A naturalistic study
Egan, Jessica D.
The role of internalized representations in the relationship between attachment and mindfulness
Pavlakos, Alina O.
Hungry for father: Perceived father presence and the psychological well-being, self-worth, and interpersonal functioning of young women
Ackerman, Annie C.
The impact of therapist-trainee attachment style on emotional reactions to difficult patients
Adolescent decision making: The role of parenting styles and information processing on risk taking behavior
Belgiorno, Kathryn M.
The impact of therapist anger suppression on the relationship with difficult patients
Boussi, Ayelet R.
Numbness or social reconnection: The effects of rejection on behavior and the role of empathy, attachment, rejection sensitivity, and effortful control
Cull, Mary Beth
The impact of object relations, attachment and parental attitudes on women's and men's body shame
Early betrayal and its interpersonal manifestations in emerging adulthood
Alexander Reducing stereotype threat in psychological testing with a self-affirmation exercise
Fernando, Heshan J.
The role of executive functions in interpersonal relations and capacity for empathy
Ho, Scarlett Siu Man
Toward a psychoanalytic, social psychological understanding of identity integration
Jacobs, Jordana D.
Till death do us part: The effect of mortality salience on satisfaction in long-term romantic relationships
Labode, Vanessa Marie
Impulsivity as a moderator of the relationship between stressful life events and binge eating
Shame, dissociation, and coping in intimate partner violence
McIntyre, Shannon L.
Therapeutic traits and the empathic process: Attachment, shame, fear, fantasy, personal distress, and expression recognition
Sargalska, Joanna M.
The role of language in eliciting transference: A Polish-English bilingual study
The impact of age of epilepsy onset on patterns of neuropsychological functioning in a pediatric population
Benedetto, Amanda Gail
The lasting impact of interparental conflict, parental divorce and the parent-child bond on self-differentiation of offspring
Damian, Daniel T.
The relationship between early parental behavior, contextualized selves, self-relating patterns, and differentiation of self
Jo, Brian C.
It is me, not you (or so I think): Helplessness as a pathway to self-criticism and dependency in individuals with obsessive-compulsive personality features
Bellin, Elisheva S.
What Does Not Kill Us Makes Us Stronger. Attachment Insecurity, Dyadic Adjustment and the Myth of Posttraumatic Growth among Ex-POW’s
Cox, Heidi Christine
The Effects of Mindfulness and Relaxation on Social Bias and Prejudicial Behavior
Farber, Alexandra Elise Claire
Distress and Sleep during Adolescent Pregnancy: Association to Fetal Heart Rate Variability and Attachment Classification at 14 months
Grundleger, Alexandra Britt
Body Betrayed: Mediators between Childhood Sexual Trauma and Bulimia Symptomology
“Just Do It” But Do It Right: Risk Taking and Self-Regulation in a Sample of Young Adults
Morel, Katie Michal Ostrager
Adolescent Female Aggression: Functions and Etiology
Mulay, Abby Lynn
Implicit Stigma and Offenders with Mental Illness: the Examination of a Computer-Based Intervention
Powers, Alisa Deborah
Delay of Gratification and Heart Rate Dynamic in Emerging Adult College Students
Reilly, Liam Bryant
Implicit and Explicit Dimension of Self-Compassion, Self-Esteem and Distress in a College Student Sample
Sasso, Scott B.
Investigation of Pathological Narcissism, Rejection Sensitivity, and Conscious and Unconscious Affect Following a Behavioral Social Rejection
Tacopina, Stephanie Anne
Further Understanding Manic Defenses: Hypomania and Threat-Reactivity
Talreja, Priyam M.
An Exploration of the Relationship between Coping Flexibility, Attachment, Differentiation of Self, and Emotion Recovery in the Context of Bereavement
Van Buren, Brian Robert
Moral Injury, PTSD, and Externalizing Behaviors in Combat Veterans: An Investigation of the Role of Shame
The Capacity for the Human-Companion Animal Bond: Dissociation, History of Trauma, Personality Characteristics, and Attachment Styles
Racial Microaggressions: The Impact on Black Americans' Development of Psychiatric Symptoms, Interpersonal Problems, and the Buffering Properties of Differentiations of Self
Self-Compassion in the Face of Racism: Coping with Racial Discrimination, Psychological Distress and Interpersonal Shame in Asian Americans
Massively Multiplayer Online Gaming: An Interpersonal Exploration
Maternal Perception of Difficult Infant Temperament, Maternal Facial Affect and Self-Contingency, and Infant Attachment Behaviors
Chavez, Jorge M.
Pathological versus Healthy Narcissism and Facebook Use
Mediating and Moderating Effects of Self-Compassion and Empathy on the Relationship between Attachment, Introjective and Anaclitic Depression
The Differential Impact of Interpersonal and Betrayal Trauma on Emotional Responses to Rejection: An Experiment using Cyberball
Mannix, Katherine Eaton
Narcissism and the Threat of Interpersonal Dependency
Brown, Marie Christine
Psychosis-Like Experiences in the Non-Clinical Population: The Role of Affective Processing
Calderon, Solara Cecile
The Effects of Early Parental Death and Grief On Interpersonal Functioning and Alexithymia In Adults
Diamond, Rachel B.
The Effects Of A Community-Based Online Mindfulness Program: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
Formal, Adam G.
Differentiation of Self: The Impact of Upbringing on Motivation, Self-Discrepancy, Self-Concept, and Risky Behaviors
Maternal Childhood Adversity and Infant Cognitive Development in Adolescent Mother-Infant Dyads
The impact of Immigration on Identity, culture, and mental Health of Asian Indians
Hartz, Andrew Markson
Embodied Associations Beyond The Rorschach: Color, Emotion, And Personality
Jadanova, Anna Alexandra
Healing after Trauma: A Study of Dynamic Factors that Maintain Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Interpersonal Strength, Counseling Self-Efficacy, Clinical Experience, and Self-Care in Psychotherapy: Ecological Momentary Assessment of Psychotherapists' Emotional Reactions to Perceived Patient Affect
Kelly, Elspeth Hayden
The Impact of Trauma and Disrupted Anxiety Buffer Defenses on Alcohol Cravings and Alcohol Thought Accessibility
Sicilia, Monica Alicia
Cumulative Maltreatment, Object Relations and Symptomatology: An Exploration Rorschach Investigation
Springer, Kathleen Claire
Relational Functioning and PTSD in Female U.S. Army Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans: A Longitudinal Study of Interpersonal Risk and Protective Factors
Teitelbaum, Jonah Romain
Clarity in Social Perception: The Role of Mindfulness in Transference, Empathy, and Interpersonal Functioning
Visible Women, Invisible Costs: Internalization of Stranger Harassment
Coury, Mark Jacob
Experiences of Social Rejection in Psychopathy and Narcissism
DeSeve, Allison J.
Self-Concealment, Ambivalence, and Illusory Mental Health
Social-Emotional Learning: The Role Personality Characteristics and Non-Cognitive Attributes in Adolescent Academic Performance and Well-Being
Guarino, Christopher Edward
Exploring Attachment Security As A Relational Need In The Context Of Gender-Specific System Justification
Ice, Megan Claire
Childhood Emotional Neglect and Dissociation: The Mediating Roles of Mental State Identification, Alexithymia, and Self-Concept Clarity
Lerner, Emilie Lauren
From Childhood Trauma to Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and
Interpersonal Distress: The Role of Implicit Self-Worth
Ego Identity Foreclosure And Sexual Identity Exploration: The Influence of Middle Eastern Culture, Attachment, and Religiosity
Moore, Annabelle Caroline
For Better or For Worse: The Relationship Between PTSD, Interpersonal Patterns, and Marital Satisfaction in Military Couples
Mounsey, Thomas Philip
Relationship Commitment, Borderline Personality Pathology, and Terror Management
Neumann, Zachary Broderick
Multiple Pathways to Depression: Depressive Experience, Depressive Symptoms, and the Role of Implicit Processing
The Intrapsychic Interpersonal Situation of Mothers and Adult Daughters: Introjects and Interpersonal Problems
Trait Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, and Relationship Satisfaction in Daily Life
Siciliano, Francesco Baldassare
It Gets Better...Or Does It? Predicting And Preventing Sexual Objectification Among Gay Men
Thurnauer, Halle Marie
The Role of Mentalization Strategy in the Relationship between Theory of Mind and Schizotypy
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