At the Anxiety and Trauma Research Program at the University of Southern Mississippi, we aim to examine anxiety-related vulnerability factors including anxiety sensitivity, distress tolerance, and cognitive biases. We are primarily focused on how these factors impact anxiety, trauma, and suicide-related psychopathology.
Current research projects in the lab involve:
Congrats to Lab Director, Dan Capron on being named Nina Bell Suggs Professor: http://news.usm.edu/article/usm-names-nina-bell-suggs-endowed-professorship-recipients-2017-18
Our research assistants recently presented in the University of Southern Mississippi's Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity:
An Exploration of the Effects of Pronoun Usage in Questionnaires on the Measurement of Anxiety Sensitivity - Oral presentation, Destiny Reynolds
Loneliness and Attachment - Poster presentation, Shelby McGrew
Belief in a Dangerous World and Psychopathy - Oral presentation, Katie Lolley
Congratulations to Destiny Reynolds for winning first place in the Behavioral Science (Adult) category and the DCUR award!
Congratulations to Britney Diaz-Roman, a high school student assisted by Dr. Capron, for placing second in the University of Southern Mississippi Region I Science and Engineering Fair and first at the Mississippi State Science and Engineering Fair!
Congrats to Lab Director Dan Capron for being highlighted in the Clarion Ledger!
Photos from AAS 2017: