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:
On Thursday, December 10th at 12 pm ET, Lab Director Dr. Dan Capron will speak about writing personal statements in the ADAA webinar "Standing Out... In a Good Way: Writing a Personal Statement." Registration for the webinar is free to member and non-members until December 10th, so sign up now: https://adaa.org/webinar/professional/standing-outin-good-way-writing-personal-statementadaa.org/webinar/professional/standing-outin-good-way-writing-personal-statement
Congratulations to third year Rachel Martin for being elected member-at-large, research/academic focus in the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS)!
Third years Brian Bauer and Rachel Martin, along with second year Nicole Smith represented the ATRP lab at the annual ABCT conference in Washington DC. All three students presented posters about their recent research.
Third year Rachel Martin's article "How Distress Tolerance Mediates the Relationship Between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide Constructs in a U.S. Military Sample" was featured in the Center for Deployment Psychology's Weekly Research Update.
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