Recent Dissertation Titles
Listed below are the dissertation thesis titles authored by doctoral degree conferees in the past two academic years. Titles are listed with student’s name and mentor.
“Alexithymia in Adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease”
“Analysis of Neurocognitive Elements of Attention Following Chemotherapy”
“Associations of Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Paternal Strategies for Adolescent Diabetes Management in Latino and Caucasian Youth”
“Attachment Influences within a Gynecological Cancer Population”
"Cognitions and Anger in Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from Military Sexual Trauma"
Anupma Veera Dhingra
“Computer-Administered Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) and Psychiatric Screening in Outpatient Pain Patients: Effect of a Point-of-Care Biopsychosocial Patient Health Report on Treatment Outcomes”
“Connectivity within the Default Mode Network after Traumatic Axonal Injury”
"A Cross-Cultural Examination of Parenting Styles and Feeding Practices"
Leilani Kaulana Hinton
“Cross-Sectional Differences in Brain Activity Supporting Working Memory”
“Defining and Differentiating Treatment-Resistant Depression”
“Exploring Partner-Assisted Therapy (PAT) for Perinatal Depression: Are Partner Support and Non-Verbal Communications Associated with Women’s Treatment Response?”
“Illness Perceptions of Advanced Stage Cancer Patients and Their Partners”
“The Impact of Cognition on Treatment Adherence in Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Cocaine Dependence”
“The Impact of Depressive Symptoms on Direct Healthcare Costs for Adolescents with Type-1 Diabetes (T1D)”
“The Impact of Trauma History on Acute Treatment Outcomes in Pediatric Major Depressive Disorder”
“Investigation of Illness Perceptions in Hepatitis C Patients: Qualitative Analysis of Focus Group Transcripts.”
"The MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical Scales and Personality Assessment in Multiple Sclerosis"
“Neural Dysfunction during Decision-Making as a Predictor of Cocaine Relapse”
“Predictors of Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis: Relationship Between Cognitive, Physical, and Subjective Measures of Disease Burden”
“Psychosocial and Psychological Variables in Outpatients Receiving Intrathecal Baclofen or Baclofen Pain-Pump Therapy”
“Understanding the Psychological Impact of 9/11: A Qualitative Analysis of Focus Groups.”
“Where There Is a Will There Is a Way: Defining the Path between Hope, Pain and Quality Of Life in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Survivors”