Publications

2020

Spitzen, T. L., Tull, M. T., Baer, M. M., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Chapman, A. L., & Gratz, K. L. (Accepted, August 2020). Predicting engagement in NSSI over the course of 12 months: The roles of BPD pathology and emotional consequences of NSSI. Journal of Affective Disorders.

Forbes, C. N., Tull, M. T., Chapman, A. L., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Gratz, K. L. (Accepted, August 2020). Implicit associations of nonsuicidal self-injury with relief in posttraumatic stress and depressive disorders. Archives of Suicide Research. 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L.,* & Laws, H. (Accepted July 2020). A brief report of emotional variability and inertia in daily life: Links to borderline personality and depressive symptoms. Journal of Personality Disorders.

Armour, C., Greene, T., Contractor, A. A., Weiss, N. H., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Ross, J. (2020). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and reckless behaviors: A network analysis approach. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 33, 29-40.

Contractor, A. A., Weiss, N. H., Kearns, N. T., Caldas, S. V., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L. (2020 Aug). Assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder’s E2 criterion: Development, pilot testing, and validation of the Posttrauma Risky Behaviors Questionnaire. International Journal of Stress Management, 27(3), 292-303. doi: 10.1037/str0000145

Haliczer, L. A., Woods, S. E., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L.* (2020, July in press). Emotion regulation difficulties and interpersonal conflict in borderline personality disorder. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, & Treatment, Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1037/per0000436.

Gratz, K. L., Berghoff, C. R., Richmond, J. R., Vidaña, A. G., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L. (Published online May 2020). Examining posttraumatic stress disorder as a predictor of treatment response to DBT. Journal of Clinical Psychology, Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22961

Cho, G. Y., Waite, E. E., Ammerman, B. A., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L.* (2020, April). Testing the influence of brooding and anger rumination on the association between suicidal outcomes and BPD features in undergraduate students. Archives of Suicide Research, Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2020.1755920

Ammerman, B. A., Jacobucci, R., Turner, B. J., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & McCloskey, M. S. (2020, July). Quantifying the importance of lifetime frequency versus number of methods used in the consideration of NSSI severity. Psychology of Violence, 10(4), 442–451. doi:10.1037/vio0000263

Goncharenko, S., Weiss, N. H., Contractor, A. A., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Forkus, S. (2019, Dec). The role of gender in the associations among posttraumatic stress disorder symptom, severity, difficulties regulating emotions, and alcohol misuse. Addictive Behaviors, 99, 106086. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106086 PMCID: PMC6791770

Dixon-Gordon, K. L.,* Marsh, N. P., Balda, K. E., & McQuade, J. D. (2020, Jan). Parent emotion socialization and child emotional vulnerability as predictors of borderline personality features. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 48, 135-147. doi: 10.1007/s10802-019-00579-6

Haliczer, L. A., Dixon-Gordon, K. L.,* Law, K. C., Anestis, M. D., Rosenthal, M. Z., & Chapman, A. L. (2020, July). Emotion regulation difficulties and borderline personality disorder: The moderating role of race. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment,11, 280-289. doi: 10.1037/per0000355

Weiss, N. H., Forkus, S. R., Contractor, A. A., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L. (March 2020). The interplay of negative and positive emotion dysregulation on mental health outcomes among trauma-exposed community individuals. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 12(3), 219-226. doi: 10.1037/tra0000503 PMCID: PMC7000290

McGonigal, P. T., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L.* (August 2020). Anger and emotion regulation associated with borderline and antisocial personality features within a correctional sample. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 26, 215-226. doi: 10.1177/1078345820937775

 

2019

Forbes, C. N., Tull, M. T., Richmond, J. R., Chapman, A. L, Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Gratz, K. L. (Accepted 2019, April; Dec 2019). Motives for nonsuicidal self-injury in major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 41, 652-661. doi: 10.1007/s10862-019-09739-w

Weiss, N. H., Forkus, S. R., Contractor, A. A., Darosh, A. G., Goncharenko, S., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L. (2019, October). Do difficulties regulating positive emotions contribute to risky sexual behavior among trauma-exposed individuals?: A path analysis. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 48(7), 2075-2087. doi: 10.1007/s10508-019-1410-0 PMCID: PMC6750957

Gratz, K. L., Richmond, J., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Chapman, A. L., & Tull, M. T. (Sept 2019). Multimodal assessment of emotional reactivity and regulation in response to social rejection among self-harming adults with and without borderline personality disorder. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 10, 395-405. doi:10.1037/per0000334

Contractor, A. A., Weiss, N. H., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Blumenthal, H. (April 2019). Heterogeneity in the co-occurrence of substance use and posttraumatic stress disorder: A latent class analysis approach. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 15, 105-117. doi: 10.1080/15504263.2019.1572258 PMID: 30835935

Weiss, N. H., Darosh, A., Contractor, A. A., Schick, M. R., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L. (2019, February). Confirmatory validation of the factor structure and psychometric properties of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale – Positive. Journal of Clinical Psychology, Advance online publication. doi:10.1002/jclp.22768 PMID: 30816999

Weiss, N. H., Schick, M. R., Contractor, A. A., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L. (2019, September). Posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use: Identifying the underlying role of difficulties regulating positive emotions. Addictive Behaviors, 96, 119-126. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.04.029 PMID:31075729. 

Schick, M. R., Weiss, N. H., Contractor, A. A., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Spillane, N. S. (March 2019). Depression and risky alcohol use: An examination of the role of difficulties regulating positive emotions in trauma-exposed individuals. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 45(3), 323-332. doi:10.1080/00952990.2019.152759 PMCID: PMC6450725

Weiss, N. H., Risi, M. M., Bold, K. W., Sullivan, T. P., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L.* (2019). Daily relationship between positive affect and drinking to cope: The moderating role of difficulties regulating positive emotions. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 45(2), 189-198 doi: 10.1080/00952990.2018.1508470 PMCID: PMC6387641

2018

Weiss, N. H., Darosh, A., Contractor, A. A., Forkus, S. R., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Sullivan, T. P. (Oct 2018). Heterogeneity in emotion regulation difficulties among women victims of domestic violence: A latent profile analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 239, 192-200. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.07.009

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Haliczer, L. A., Conkey, L., & Whalen, D. J. (Sept 2018). Difficulties in Interpersonal Emotion Regulation: Initial development and validation of a self-report measure. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 40(3), 528-549.

Gratz, K. L., Tull, M. T., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Turner, B. J., & Chapman, A. L. (Sept 2018). Is the association of deliberate self-harm with emotional relief stable or dependent on emotional context? Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 61, 61-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2018.03.003

Weiss, N. H., Tull, M. T., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Gratz, K. L. (Sept 2018). Assessing the negative and positive emotion-dependent nature of risky behaviors among substance dependent patients. Assessment, 25(6), 702-715. doi: 10.1177/1073191116665906.

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Berghoff, C., & McDermott, M. J. (2018). Borderline personality disorder symptoms and pain in college students: The role of emotional suppression. Journal of Personality Disorders, 32(2), 277-288. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2017_31_300

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Conkey, L. C., & Whalen, D. J. (2018). Recent advances in understanding physical health problems in personality disorders. Current Opinion in Psychology, 21, 1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.08.036.

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Tull, M. T., Hackel, L. M., & Gratz, K. L. (2018). The influence of emotional state on learning from reward and punishment in borderline personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders, 32(4), 433-446. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2017_31_299

Berghoff, C. R., McDermott, M. J., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L. (2018). Psychological flexibility moderates the relation between PTSD symptoms and daily pain interference. Personality and Individual Differences, 124, 130-134. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2017.12.012

McMain, S., Chapman, A. L., Kuo, J. R., Guimond, T., Streiner, D., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Isaranuwatchai, W., & Hoch, J. (2018). The effectiveness of 6 versus 12-months of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for borderline personality disorder: The feasibility of a shorter treatment and evaluating responses (FASTER) trial protocol. BMC Psychiatry, 18, 230-238. doi: 10.1186/s12888-018-1802-z

2017

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Turner, B. J., Rosenthal, M. Z., & Chapman, A. L. (2017). Emotion regulation in borderline personality disorder: An experimental investigation of the effects of instructed acceptance and suppression. Behavior Therapy, 6, 750-764. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2017.03.001

Turner, B. J., Jin, H. M., Anestis, M. D., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Gratz, K. L. (2017). Personality pathology and intentional self-harm: Cross-cutting insights from categorical and dimensional models. Current Opinion in Psychology, 21, 55-59. doi: 10.1016/jcopsyc.2017.09.009

Chapman, A. L., Rosenthal, M. Z., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Turner, B. J. & Kuppens, P. (2017). Borderline personality disorder and the effects of instructed emotional avoidance or acceptance in daily life. Journal of Personality Disorders, 31(4), 483-502. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2016_30_264 PMID: 27617652

2016

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Tull, M. T., Hackel, L. M., & Gratz, K. L. (2016). The influence of emotional state on learning from reward and punishment in borderline personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders.

 

Weiss, N. H., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Peasant, C., Jaquier, V., Johnson, C., & Sullivan, T.P. (2016). A latent profile analysis of intimate partner victimization and aggression and examination of between-class differences in psychopathology symptoms and risky behaviors. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/tra0000202

 

Chapman, A. L., Rosenthal, M. Z., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Turner, B. J. & Kuppens, P. (2016). Borderline personality disorder and the effects of instructed emotional avoidance or acceptance in daily life. Journal of Personality Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2016_30_264

 

Weiss, N. H., Tull, M. T., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Gratz, K. L. (2016). Assessing the negative and positive emotion-dependent nature of risky behaviors among substance dependent patients. Assessment. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1073191116665906

 

Knorr, A. C., Tull, M. T., Anestis, M. D., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Bennett, M. F., & Gratz,K.L. (2016). The interactive effect of major depression and nonsuicidal self-injury on current suicide risk and lifetime suicide attempts. Archives of Suicide Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2016.1158679

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Whalen, D. J., Scott, L. N., Cummins, N. D., & Stepp, S. D. (2016). The main and interactive effects of maternal interpersonal emotion regulation and negative affect on adolescent girls’ borderline personality disorder symptoms. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 40(3), 381-393. doi:10.1007/s10608-015-9706-4

 

Aldao, A., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & De Los Reyes, A. (2016). Individual differences in physiological flexibility predict spontaneous avoidance. Cognition and Emotion, 30, 985-998.doi:10.1080/026999314.2015.1042837

 

Gratz, K. L., Chapman, A. L, Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Tull, M. T. (2016). Exploring the association of deliberate self-harm with emotional relief using a novel implicit association test. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 7 (1), 91-102. doi:10.1037/per0000138

 

2015

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Chapman, A. L, & Turner, B. J. (2015). A preliminary investigation of the specificity of effects of dialectical behavior therapy emotion regulation skills training. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 6(4), 369-388. doi:10.5127/jep.041714

 

Whalen, D. J., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Belden, A. C., Luby, J. L., & Barch, D. (2015). Correlates and consequences of suicide cognitions and behaviors in children ages 3 to 7 years. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 54 (11), 926-937. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2015.08.009

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Weiss, N. H., Tull, M. T., DiLillo, D., Messman-Moore, T., & Gratz, K. L. (2015). Characterizing emotional dysfunction in borderline personality, major depression, and their co-occurrence. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 62, 187-203. doi:10.1016/j.comppsych.2015.07.014

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Aldao, A., & De Los Reyes, A. (2015). Emotion regulation in context: Examining the spontaneous use of strategies across emotional intensity and type of emotion. Personality and Individual Differences, 86, 271-276. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.06.011

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Bernecker, S. L., & Christensen, K. (2015). Recent innovations in the field of interpersonal emotion regulation. Current Opinion in Psychology, 3, 36-42. doi:10.1016/j.copsyc.2015.02.001

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Whalen, D. J., Layden, B. K., & Chapman, A. L. (2015). A systematic review of personality disorders and health outcomes. Canadian Psychology, 56(2), 168-190. doi:10.1037/cap0000024

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Aldao, A., & De Los Reyes, A. (2015). Repertoires of emotion regulation: A person-centered approach to assessing emotion regulation strategies and links to psychopathology. Cognition and Emotion, 9, 1314-1325. doi:10.1080/02699931.2014.983046

 

Turner, B. J., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Austin, S. B., Rodriguez, M. A., Chapman, A. L., &Rosenthal, M. Z. (2015). Non-suicidal self-injury with and without borderline personality disorder: Differences in self-injury and diagnostic comorbidity. Psychiatry Research. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2015.07.058

 

Weiss, N. H., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Duke, A. A., & Sullivan, T. P. (2015). The underlying role of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in the association between intimate partner violence and deliberate self-harm among African American women. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 59, 8-16. doi:10.1016/j.comppsych.2014.05.018

 

Gratz, K. L., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Chapman, A. L., & Tull, M. T. (2015). Diagnosis and characterization of DSM-5 Nonsuicidal Self-injury Disorder using the Clinician-Administered Nonsuicidal Self-injury Disorder Index. Assessment, 22, 527-539. doi:10.1177/1073191114565878

 

Chapman, A. L, Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Butler, S. M., & Walters, K. N. (2015). Emotional reactivity to social rejection versus a frustration induction among persons with borderline personality features. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 6, 88-96. doi:10.1037/per0000101

 

Bardeen, J. R., Tull, M. T., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Stevens, E. N., & Gratz, K. L. (2015). Attentional control as a moderator of the relationship between difficulties accessing effective emotion regulation strategies and distress tolerance. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 37, 79-84. doi: 10.1007/s10862-014-9433-2

 

Gratz, K. L., Bardeen, J. R., Levy, R., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Tull, M. T. (2015). Mechanisms of change in an emotion regulation group therapy for deliberate self-harm among women with borderline personality disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 65, 29-35. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2014.12.005

 

Weiss, N. H., Tull, M. T., Sullivan, T. P., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Gratz, K. L. (2015). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and risky behaviors among trauma-exposed inpatients with substance dependence: The influence of negative and positive urgency. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 155, 147-153. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.07.679

 

2014

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Chapman, A. L, Weiss, N. H., & Rosenthal, M. Z. (2014). A preliminary examination of the role of emotion differentiation in the relationship between borderline personality and urges for maladaptive behaviors. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 36, 616-625. doi:10.1007/s10862-014-9423-4

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Gratz, K. L., McDermott, M. J. & Tull, M. T. (2014). The role of executive attention in deliberate self-harm. Psychiatry Research, 218, 113-117. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2014.03.035 PMID:24745474

 

Dixon-Gordon, K. L., Tull, M. T., & Gratz, K. L. (2014). Self-injurious behaviors in posttraumatic stress disorder: An examination of potential moderators. Journal of Affective Disorders, 166, 359-367. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2014.05.033 PMCID: PMC4155484

 

Aldao, A. & Dixon-Gordon, K. L. (2014). Broadening the scope of research on emotion regulation strategies and psychopathology. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 43, 22-33. doi:10.1080/16506073.2013.816769


Gratz, K. L., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & Tull, M. T. (2014). Predictors of treatment response to an adjunctive emotion regulation group therapy for deliberate self-harm among women with borderline personality disorder. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 5, 97-107.doi:10.1037/per0000062

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