LEONARD A. DOERFLER
Professor of Psychology (1989)
Department of Psychology
B.S., University of Pittsburgh; Psychology, 1976
M.A., University of Missouri at Columbia; Clinical Psychology, 1979
Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia; Clinical Psychology, 1982
Ph.D. Thesis Title: “Coping with Depression in College Females: Identification of Factors Leading to Success”
Sample of Courses Taught
Undergraduate: Clinical Psychology, Psychology of Learning, Research Seminar
Graduate: Abnormal Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Assessment of Adults, Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Depression and Anxiety
Sample of Publications
Doerfler, L. A., Paraskos, J. A., & Piniarski, L. (in press). Relationship of Quality of Life and Perceived Control with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms 3-6 Months After Myocardial Infarction. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation.
Doerfler, L. A., & Paraskos, J. A. (In press). Posttraumatc stress disorder in patients with coronary heart disease: Screening and management implications. Canadian Journal of Cardiology.
Doerfler, L. A., & Paraskos, J. A. (2004). Anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression in patients with coronary heart disease: A practical review for cardiac rehabilitation professionals. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation., 24,. 414-421.
Connor, D. F., Doerfler, L. A., Toscano, P. F., Volungis, A. M., & Steingard, R. J. (2004). Characteristics of children and adolescents admitted to a residential treatment center. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 13, 497-510.
Connor, D. F., Doerfler, L. A., Volungis, A. M., Steingard, R. J., & Melloni, R. H. (2003). Aggressive behavior in abused children. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1008, 79-90.
Doerfler, L. A. Addis, M. E., & Moran, P. W. (2002). Evaluating mental health outcomes in an outpatient setting: Convergent and divergent validity of the OQ 45 and BASIS-32. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 29, 394-404.
Sample of Presentations
“Childhood Depression.” Grand Rounds presentation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA, 1998
“Self-reported Symptom Severity and Clinical Factors as Predictors of Psychiatric Hosptial Readmission” (with P.W. Moran). 31st Annual Convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL, 1997
“Symptoms of PTSD 1 to 3 Months after Myocardial Infarction.” 30th Annual Convention of the Association of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY, 1996