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Publications

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