Laboratory of Resilience in Psychological and Physical Health

Jameson K. Hirsch, Ph.D.

Do You Want To Gain Research Experience By Working In The LRPPH?

Who Is Eligible? Undergraduate and Graduate Students with a GPA of 3.5 or greater, who have room in their schedules for 1-3 hours worth of independent study credit for at least two semesters or more, and who are interested in working toward the requirements needed to attend graduate school, are encouraged to apply. Contact Dr. Hirsch to discuss the possibility of becoming a part of the research team.


LRPPH: Current Student Research Members

Graduate Student Research Associates:

Byron Brooks, M.A. - Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Student
Thesis: Interpersonal Needs and Health-Related Quality of Life in Primary Care: Mediating Role of Affect and Hope

Jessica McKinney, M.S. - Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Student
Preliminary Examination: Desperation and Suicidal Behavior in Soldiers: Conditional Indirect Effects of Anger and PTSD Symptoms

Jessica K. Rabon, M.A. - Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Student
Dissertation: Self-Compassion and Suicidal Behavior: Indirect Effects of Depression, Anxiety, and Hopelessness across Multiple Samples

Catherine Rowe, M.A. - Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Student
Preliminary Examination: Attitudes Toward Healthcare, Treatment Adherence and Health-Related Quality of Life in Fibromyalgia

Andrea Kaniuka - Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Student
Thesis: Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression and Suicidal Behavior in College Students: Conditional Indirect Effects of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Self-Compassion

Kelley C. Pugh - Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Student
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Morgan Treaster - Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Student
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LRPPH: Recent Student Presentations and Publications [Students in Bold Letters]


McKinney, J., Beuttel, L., Webb, J.R., Britton, P.C., & Hirsch, J.K. (2016). Forgiveness and suicidal behavior in veterans: Mediating role of posttraumatic growth. Presentation at the 31st annual Appalachian Student Research Forum, ETSU, Johnson City, TN. Awarded 1st Place in Graduate Poster Competition.

Treaster, M.K., Rabon, J.K., & Hirsch, J.K. (2016). Fibromyalgia impact and suicidal behavior: Conditional indirect effects of anxiety and the perception of a silver lining. Presentation at 63rd annual conference of the Tennessee Psychological Association, Nashville, TN. Awarded 1st Place in Graduate Oral Competition.

Pugh, K. C., Rabon, J. K., & Hirsch, J. K. (2016, November). Fibromyalgia and faith: Examining serial linkages to self-compassion, perceived impairment, and depression. Presentation at 63rd annual conference of the Tennessee Psychological Association, Nashville, TN. Awarded 2nd Place in Graduate Oral Competition.

Montgomery, M., Brooks, B., Sirois, F., & Hirsch, J.K. (2016). Social support and treatment adherence in fibromyalgia: Indirect effects of depressive symptoms. Presentation at 63rd annual conference of the Tennessee Psychological Association, Nashville, TN. Awarded 1st Place in Undergraduate Poster Competition.