We are focused on using technology and cross-cutting translational research to better the understanding and treatment of anxiety, trauma, and suicide-related psychopathology. Our research program examines anxiety-related vulnerability factors such as anxiety sensitivity, distress tolerance, and cognitive biases. On the applied side, we focus on computer-delivered interventions for these conditions.
Dr. Capron and Dr. Anestis were recently awarded two grants funded by the Department of Defense Military Suicide Research Consortium. As Principal Investigator, Dr. Capron will be funding a number of paid placements for graduate students through these projects in the coming years:
New ATRP publications out there! Congratulations to second year, Nicole Smith on her first-author publication in Psychiatry Research examining factors related to nocturnal panic attacks.
Congratulations to third year, Brian Bauer on his first-author publication in Clinical Psychological Science discussing the use of behavioral economics in suicide prevention research.
Third year Brian Bauer is bringing in the awards for ATRP! He received a Department of Defense Military Suicide Research Consortium Dissertation Completion Award to study Using Nudges to Mitigate the Effects of Cognitive Biases in Veterans ($2,000). He also won the Annual Clinical Psychology Research Excellence Award for 1st through 3rd year students ($200). Way to go Brian!
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