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Psychology Clinic Program Newsletter


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Recent/Current Grants and Awards

Caroline Pukall

  • 2009-2012 Investigating vestibulodynia subtypes from a multidimensional pain perspective; CIHR
  • 2009-2012 Vulvodynia: A neuropathic pain condition? Pfizer Canada Neuropathic Pain Research Awards
  • 2009-2011 Measuring changes in the physical, psychological, and radiographic status of patients awaiting hip or knee replacement surgery; SEAMO (Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization)
  • 2009-2010 Measuring changes in the physical, psychological, and radiographic status of patients awaiting hip or knee replacement surgery; CIHR
  • 2008-2009 Sexual and relationship functioning among lesbian and bisexual women; Lesbian Health Fund, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
  • 2008-2010 Evaluation of superficial and deep pelvic floor muscle responses to pressure at the vulvar vestibule and to a quick stretch of the introitus in women with and without provoked vestibulodynia; National Vulvodynia Association
  • 2007-2012 Comparing two common forms of vulvar pain with an integrated pain approach; Early Researcher Award, Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI)     
  • 2007-2012 Investigating vulvodynia subtypes from a multidimensional perspective; Chancellor’s Research Award, Queen's University


Kate Harkness

  • 2006-2011 Canadian Institute for Health Research Operating Grant: The Role of Childhood Adversity and Genetic  Polymorphisms in the Serotonin and BDNF Systems in the Sensitization to Stress in Major Depression
  • 2006-2008 Ontario Mental Health Foundation Operating Grant: A Psychobiological Model of Stress Sensitization in Adolescent Depression
  • 2007-2008 Advisory Research Council Pilot Grant: Hippocampal Volume in Adolescent Depression: A Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study


Ronald Holden

  • 2006-2009 Principal Investigator - The Dimensionality of Faking in Self-Report Personality Assessment; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant to R.R. Holden
  • 2009-2012 Co-investigator - Combination Pharmacotherapy for the Management of Pain; Canadian Institutes of Health Research grant to I. Gilron, R.R. Holden, A.C. Jackson, & D. Tu


Meredith Chivers

  • 2009–2014 Gender differences in sexuality. Ontario Ministry for Research and Innovation.
  • 2009–2014 Gender differences in sexuality. Canadian Foundation for Innovation,
  • 2009–2010 Psychophysiological assessment of sexual activity preferences in women. Queen’s Advisory Research Council Grant.
  • 2009 Sexuality and Gender Laboratory, Queen’s University Research Initiation Grant
  • 2008–2010 Development of an Internet-based support group for sexual problems due to gynecological cancer. Canadian Cancer Institute. P.I.: Classen, C. Co-Invs: Chivers, M. L., Ferguson, S., Wiljer, D., Urowitz, S.


Patricia Minnes

  • 2009-2012 CIHR/Emerging Team Grant  
  • Health Education & Learning Practices Promoting Social Inclusion of Children with Developmental Disabilities  $900,000
  • 2009-2012 CIHR/Emerging Team  Grant  Co-PI
  • Good Outcomes for Kids with Developmental Disabilities   $725,306
  • 2004-2009 SSHRC CURA  Southeastern Ontario Community University Research Alliance in Intellectual Disabilities.   $982,000.00


Christopher Bowie

  • Specificity and Generalizability of Cognitive Remediation and Functional Skills Acquisition in Schizophrenia. Funding Source: National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Depression. Role: Principal Investigator; $60,000 USD
  • Chronic Psychiatric Disorders: Linking Genes to Functional Outcomes. Funding Source: National Institute of Mental Health. Role: Co-investigator Investigator; $128,650 USD
  • Cognitive and Psychotic Disorders Lab, Research Initiation Grant. Funding Source: Queen’s University. Role: Principal Investigator; $67,000
  • Neurocognition and Functional Disability in Schizophrenia: Assessment and Intervention. Funding Source: Canadian Foundation for Innovation, Leader’s Opportunity Fund. Role: Principal Investigator; $74,500
  • Neurocognition and Functional Disability in Schizophrenia: Assessment and Intervention. Funding Source: Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation. Role: Principal Investigator; $74,500

 

Dean Tripp

  • 2008 Tripp DA, Nickel JC, Ware M, Hollenstein T. International Patterns of cannabis use among men suffering from Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CP/CPPS). Valiant Canada Inc., Investigator Initiated Unrestricted Grant, CDN $20,000.
  • 2008 Tripp DA, Nickel JC, Hollenstein T. Neuropathic Pain Patterns among men suffering from Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CP/CPPS) and women suffering from Interstitial Cystitis (IC). Pfizer Canada Inc., Investigator Initiated Unrestricted Grant, CDN $5,250.
  • 2006-2008 Nickel JC, Tripp DA. A Cognitive Behavioral Symptom Profile Management Program for CP/CPPS. NIHDDK. CDN $200,000.
  • 2003-2008 Nickel JC, Siemens R, Tripp DA. DK065174 - Chronic Prostatitis Collaborative Research Network (CPCRN). $358,000 CDN annually - over 5 years - $1.9M CDN

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Recent Publications

Caroline Pukall

  • Waxman S, Pukall CF (2009). Laser Doppler imaging of genital blood flow: A direct measure of female sexual arousal. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 6, 2278-2285.
  • Damsted Petersen C, Boyer SB, Pukall CF (2009). Current perspectives in vulvodynia. Women’s Health, 5, 423-436.
  • Goldfinger C, Pukall CF, Gentilcore-Saulnier E, McLean L, Chamberlain S (2009). A prospective study of the effectiveness of pelvic floor physical therapy: Pain and psychosexual outcomes in provoked vestibulodynia. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 6, 1955-1968.
  • Sutton KS, Pukall CF, Chamberlain SM (2009). Pain ratings, sensory thresholds, and psychosocial functioning in women with provoked vestibulodynia. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 35, 262-281.
  • Huber JD, Pukall CF, Boyer SC, Reissing ED, Chamberlain SM (2009). “Just relax”: Physicians’ experiences with women who are difficult or impossible to examine gynecologically. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 6, 791-799.
  • Schweinhardt P, Kuchinad A, Pukall CF, Bushnell MC (2008). Increased grey matter density in young women with chronic vulvar pain. Pain, 140, 411-419.

Kate Harkness

  • Bulmash, E., Harkness, K. L., Stewart, J. G., & R. M. Bagby. (in press). Personality, Stressful Life Events, and Treatment Response in Major Depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
  • Harkness, K. L., & Stewart, J. E. (2009). Symptom Specificity and the Prospective Generation of Life Events in Adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 278-287.
  • Harkness, K. L., Lumley, M. N. & Truss, A. E. (2008). Stress generation in adolescent depression: The moderating effect of childhood adversity. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, 421-432.
  • Harkness, K. L., Bruce, A. E., & Lumley, M. N. (2006). The role of childhood abuse and neglect in the sensitization to stressful life events in adolescent depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 115, 730-741.
  • Monroe, S. M. & Harkness, K. L. (2005). Life stress, the ‘kindling’ hypothesis, and the recurrence of depression: Considerations from a life stress perspective. Psychological Review, 112, 417-445.

Ronald Holden

  • Gilron, I., Bailey, J. M., Tu, D., Holden, R. R., Jackson, A. C., & Houlden, R. L. (2009). Nortriptyline and gabapentin, alone and in combination for neuropathic pain: A double-blind randomised controlled crossover trial. The Lancet, 374, 1252-1261.
  • Holden, R. R., & Book, A. S. (2009). Using hybrid Rasch-latent class modelling to improve the detection of fakers on a personality inventory. Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 185-190.
  • Holden, R. R., & Passey, J. (2009). Social desirability. In M. R. Leary & R. H. Hoyle (Eds.), Handbook of individual differences in social behavior (pp. 441-454). New York: Guilford.
  • Holden, R. R., & Troister, T. (2009). Developments in the self-report assessment of personality and psychopathology in adults. Canadian Psychology, 50, 120-130.
  • Paulhus, D. L., & Holden, R. R. (2009). Measuring self-enhancement: From self-report to concrete behavior. In C. R. Agnew, D. E. Carlston, W. G. Graziano, & J. R. Kelly (Eds.), Then a miracle occurs: Focusing on behavior in social psychological theory and research (pp. 221-240). New York: Oxford University Press.

Meredith Chivers

  • Chivers, M. L., & Rosen. R. (in press). PDE-5 Inhibitors and Female Sexual Response: Faulty Protocols or Paradigms? Journal of Sexual Medicine.
  • Chivers, M. L., Seto, M. C., Lalumière, M. L, Laan, E., & Grimbos, T.  (in press). Agreement of genital and subjective measures of sexual arousal in men and women: A meta-analysis. Archives of Sexual Behavior.
  • Suschinsky, K., Lalumière, M. L., & Chivers, M. L. (2009). Sex differences in patterns of genital arousal: Measurement artifact or true phenomenon? Archives of Sexual Behavior, 38, 559–573.
  • Chivers, M. L., Seto, M. C., & Blanchard, R. (2007). Gender and sexual orientation differences in sexual response to the sexual activities versus the gender of actors in sexual films. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 1108–1121.
  • Chivers, M. L., & Bailey, J. M. Psychophysiological assessment of sexual orientation. In Janssen, E. (Ed.). (2007). The Psychophysiology of Sex. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Patricia Minnes

  • Minnes, P. & Phillips, M. (2009)  Developmental Disorders. In P. Firestone & D. Dozois, (Eds).  Abnormal Psychology Perspectives (4th Ed.), Scarborough:  Prentice Hall.  pp. 337-369
  • Minnes, P. &  Steiner, K. Parent Views on Enhancing the Quality of Healthcare for their Children with Fragile X syndrome, Autism or Down syndrome. (2009)  Child Care, Health & Development. 35, 2, 250–256
  • Solish, A., Perry, A., & Minnes, P. (2009) Participation of Children with and without Disabilities in Social, Recreational and Leisure Activities.Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities
  • Porisky, S., Minnes, P. & Ouellette-Kuntz, H. (in press). Are the Healthcare Needs of Students with Intellectual Disabilities Being Met?  Journal on Developmental Disabilities
  • Wells, R., Minnes, P. & Phillips, M. (in press). Predicting Social and Functional Outcomes for Individuals Sustaining Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury.  Pediatric Neurorehabilitation.
  • Minnes, P., Woodford, L., Carlson, P., Johnson, J., & McColl, M.A., (in press).The Needs of Aging Parents Caring for an Adult with Acquired Brain Injury. Canadian Journal on Aging  29.

Chris Bowie

  • Bowie C.R., Harvey PD. Communication Abnormalities Predict Functional Outcomes in Chronic Schizophrenia:  Differential Associations with Social and Adaptive Functions. Schizophrenia Research, In Press.
  • Bowie C.R., Reichenberg A, McClure MM, Leung WL, Harvey PD. Age-associated differences in cognitive performance in older community dwelling schizophrenia patients: differential sensitivity of clinical neuropsychological and experimental information processing tests. Schizophrenia Research, In Press
  • Bowie C.R., Leung WL, Reichenberg A, McClure MM, Patterson TL, Heaton RK, Harvey PD. Predicting Schizophrenia Patients’ Real World Behavior with Specific Neuropsychological and Functional Capacity Measures. Biological Psychiatry, 2008, 63, 389-409 (22)
  • Mausbach BT, Harvey PD, Pulver AE, Depp CA, Wolyniec PS, Thornquist JR, McGrath JA, Bowie C.R., Patterson TL. Relationship of the Brief UCSD Performance-based Skills Assessment (UPSA-B) to multiple indicators of functioning in people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.  Bipolar Disorders, In Press
  • Harvey PD, Helldin L, Bowie C., Olsson AK, Hjarthag F, Torsten N, Heaton RK, Patterson TL. Functional Capacity and Functional Disability in Schizophrenia: A Cross-National Study in New York and Sweden. American Journal of Psychiatry, In Press.
Dean Tripp
 
  • Tripp DA, Nickel JC, FitzGerald MP, Mayer R, Stechyson N, Hsieh A. (2009). Sexual Functioning, Catastrophizing, Depression and Pain, as Predictors of Quality of Life in women suffering from Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndrome (IC/PBS). Urology, 73(5), 987-992.
  • Nickel JC, Tripp DA, Pontari M, Moldwin R, Mayer R, Carr LK, Doggweiler R, Yang CC, Mishra N, and Nordling J. (In Press). Psychosocial Phenotyping of Women with IC/PBS:  A Case Control Study. Journal of Urology.
  • Tripp DA, Nickel JC, Ross S, Mullins C, Stechyson N. (2008). Prevalence, Symptom Impactand Predictors of Prostatitis-like Symptoms in North American Males aged 16-19 years. British Journal of Urology. 103, 1080-1084.
  • Tripp DA, Nickel C, Wang Y, Litwin S, McNaughton-Collins M, Landis JR, Alexander RB,Schaeffer A, O’Leary M, Pontari M, Fowler Jr. J, Nyberg L, Kusek J, and the National Institutes of Health –Chronic Prostatitis Collaborative Research Network (NIH-CPCRN) Study Group. (2006). Catastrophizing and pain-contingent rest as predictors of patient adjustment in men with Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome. The Journal of Pain, 7, 697-708
  • Tripp DA, Nickel C, Landis R, Wang Y, Knauss JL, & the CPCRN Study Group.(2004).  Predictors of Quality Of Life and Pain in CP/CPPS: Findings from the NIH Chronic Prostatitis Cohort Study. British Journal of Urology, 94, 1279-1282.
  • Tripp DA. (2008). A biopsychosocial therapy model for Chronic Prostatitis Chronic Pelvic Pain. In Shoskes, D. (Ed.), Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome, (pp. 143-163). The Humana Press Inc., NJ, USA

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