Carolyn M. Pepper
Course and Treatment of Depression
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook 1995
Pre-doctoral Internship 1994-1995, Tufts University School of Medicine/Boston Department of Veterans Affairs Psychology Internship Consortium
M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook 1992
B.S., Western Michigan University 1989
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Professor of Psychology, 2011-present, University of Wyoming
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2005-2011, University of Wyoming
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2002-2005, University of Wyoming
Assistant Professor of Psychology 1997-2002, Binghamton University, State University of New York
NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow 1995-1997, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical Center
Interpersonal theory of suicide
Psychological processes associated with the duration of moods
Rumination and distraction
Excessive reassurance seeking
Course of depression
PSYC 4400 - Psychological Testing
PSYC 5510 - Psychopathology
PSYC 5425 - Diagnostic Interviewing
PSYC 5470 - Empirically Supported Psychotherapies
PSYC 5550 - Diversity Issues in Psychology
Current Graduate Students
Casey Allington, M.S.
Stephanie Bachtelle, M.S.
Tatyana Kholodkov, M.S.
Pooja Saraff, M.S.
Former Graduate Students
Denis Birgenheir, Ph.D. 2012 University of Wyoming: Local Recovery Coordinator/Staff Psychologist, VA Nebraska/Western Iowa Health Care System
Laura Scharf Yamamoto, Ph.D. 2011 University of Wyoming: Staff Psychologist, Oklahoma City VA Medical Center
Danielle Maack, Ph.D. 2010 University of Wyoming: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jason A. Nieuwsma, Ph.D. 2009 University of Wyoming: Associate Director, Veterans Affairs Mental Health and Chaplincy, Durham VA
Margaret S. Andover, Ph.D. 2006 Binghamton University: Assistant Professor, Fordham University
Allison B. Miller, Ph.D. 2006 Binghamton University: Clinical Psychologist, Binghamton Veterans Center
Elizabeth L. Jeglic, Ph.D. 2003 Binghamton University: Associate Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
James W. Griffith, Ph.D. 2004 Binghamton University: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University
Karen A. Ryabchenko, Ph.D. 2003 Binghamton University: Assistant Director, PTSD Clinic, Boston VA
Cho Y. Lam, Ph.D. 2002 Binghamton University: Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, M.D. Anderson Center
Anastasia, T. T., Humphries-Wadsworth, T., Pepper, C. M., & Pearson, T. M. (In Press). Family Centered Brief Intensive Treatment: A Pilot Study of an Outpatient Treatment for Acute Suicidal Ideation, Journal of Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior.
*Saraff, P. D. & Pepper, C. M. (2014). Functions, lifetime frequency, and variety of methods of non-suicidal self-injury among college students, Psychiatry Research, 219, 298-304.
*Birgenheir, D. G. & Pepper, C. M. (2013). Social functioning across the course of schizophrenia, Current Psychiatry Reviews, 9, 284-292.
*Birgenheir, D. G. & Pepper, C. M. (2011). Negative life experiences and the development of Cluster C personality disorders: A cognitive perspective, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 40, 190-205.
Pepper, C. M., Sandefer, R. H, & Gray, M. (2010). Recruiting and Retaining Physicians in Very Rural Areas. Journal of Rural Health, 26, 196-200.
*Birgenheir, B. G., Pepper, C. M., & Johns, M. (2010). Excessive reassurance seeking as a mediator of sociotropy and negative life events, Cognitive Therapy and Research, 34, 188-195.
*Andover, M. S., Premack, J. M., Gibb, B. E., Pepper, C. M. (2010). An Examination of non-suicidal self-injury in men: Do men differ from women in basic NSSI characteristics? Archives of Suicide Research, 14, 79-88.
*Hamill, S., Scott, W. D., Dearing, E. & Pepper, C. M. (2009). Affective style and depressive symptoms in youth of a North American Plains tribe: The moderating roles of cultural identity and grade level, Personality and Individual Differences, 4, 115.
Pepper, C. M., *Thompson, V. M., & *Nieuwsma, J. A. (2008). Barriers to the treatment of depression in rural primary care clinics, Primary Care & Community Psychiatry, 13, 59-65.
**Harris, P. W., Pepper, C. M., & Maack, D. J. (2008). The relationship between maladaptive perfectionism and depressive symptoms: The mediating role of rumination, Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 150-160.
Jeglic*, E. L., Pepper, C. M., *Vanderhoff, H. A., & *Ryabchenko, K. A. (2007). An analysis of suicidal behavior in a college sample. Archives of Suicide Research, 11, 41-56.
*Andover, M. A., Pepper, C. M., & Gibb, B. E. (2007). Self-Mutilation and coping strategies in a college sample. Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior, 37, 238-243.
Pepper, C. M. & *Nieuwsma, J. A. (2006). Issues in the measurement of depression: Purpose, population, and interpretation. Measurement, 4, 165-169.
Andover*, M. A., Pepper, C. M., *Ryabchenko, K. A., *Orrico, E. G. & Gibb, B. E. (2005). Self-mutilation and symptoms of depression, anxiety, and borderline personality disorder. Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior, 35, 581-591.
Ryabchenko*, K. A., Pepper, C. M., *Jeglic, E. L., *Griffith, J. W., & *Miller, A. B. (2004). Course of recurrent depression in psychiatric and primary care patients. Depression & Anxiety. 20,153-154.
Coyne, J. C., Pepper, C. M., & Flynn, H. A. (1999). Significance of prior episodes of depression in two patient populations. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 67, 76-81.